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Violence in Canada
Violence in Canada

Edited by Patricia O'Reilly and Thomas Fleming

ISBN 13:
978-1-897160-56-5 (softcover)
Pub date: Jan 2016
Pages: 302

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Courses: Sociology of Violence| Criminology | Social Justice| Social Issues |Diversity and Inequality |

As citizens we are confronted everyday with violence, exposed to images of violence through various forms of media, and charged with dealing with violent behaviour through our systems of laws and social control.

This reader is a critical examination of the violence within Canadian society. The chapters cover a wide range of topics including social, legal, and policy implications for our nation.

About the Editors

Patricia O’Reilly, J.D. teaches in the Department of Criminology and Law and Society Program at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Thomas Fleming is professor of criminology, Department of Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University.

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