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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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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
PART 1        THINKING ABOUT VIOLENCE
Chapter 1   Interrogating Theories of Violence: Critical Perspectives – Patricia O’Reilly
Chapter 2   Methods for Researching Violence – Alicia C. Tomaszczyk

PART 2        CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN VIOLENCE
Chapter 3   Hate in the Peaceable Kingdom – Barbara Perry
Chapter 4   Disability Harassment: Disabling Violence in the Ontario Workplace – Susan Barak
Chapter 5   Violence in the Media and Its Social Consequences – Krista Banasiak
Chapter 6   Violence Unchained: Media Images, Behaviours, and Attitudes – Kenneth Dowler
Chapter 7   Understanding Violence Affecting Aboriginal People through an Aboriginal Lens – Lisa Monchalin

PART 3 VIOLENCE IN THE HOME, FAMILY, AND SOCIETY
Chapter 8   Family Violence and Abuse within a Canadian Context – Monica Pauls and John Winterdyk
Chapter 9   Aboriginal Women and Violence: The Pickton Serial Murders – Patricia O'Rielly and Thomas Fleming
Chapter 10 Violence towards Nonhuman Animals – Atsuko Matsuoka  and John Sorenson
Chapter 11 Unnecessary Roughness: Violence in Sports  – Ken Dowler
Chapter 12 Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence against Women: Feminist Activism and the Canadian State – Jennifer Fraser

PART 4      STATE VIOLENCE AND CONTROL: TERRORISM, PROTEST AND GENOCIDE
Chapter 13 Canadian Responses to Terrorism:  Attitudes and Actions – Howard A. Doughty
Chapter 14 Genocide in Canada: The Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act – Nicholas A. Jones and John Winterdyk  
Chapter 15 State Violence, Anti-Terrorism, and the Criminalization of Dissent – Jeff Shantz
Chapter 16 Police Use of Force and the Mentally Ill – Ron Stansfield
Chapter 17 The Violence of Control: The Toronto G20 Protests, Police Deviance, and the Attack on Charter Rights – Patricia O’Reilly and Thomas Fleming

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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