Violence

Violence

World report on violence and health: summary

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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2002
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Geneva, Switzerland

Summarizes WHO's World Report on Violence and Health. See report for full abstract.

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ISBN 9241545623
VIOL.W67 2002

School-based violence prevention programs: a resource manual

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RESOLVE Alberta
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2002
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Calgary, AB

Reviews and presents school-based violence prevention programs that are relevant for girls and boys,, young women and young men.

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Gender and violence in the mass media

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George Spears
Kasia Seydegart
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Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the nature and impact of gender portrayal and violence in the mass media. Considers how violence against women is portrayed in the media and what effects it has on viewers.

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ISBN 0662209451
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Includes bibliographical references.

Structural adjustment and the new poor laws

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Jennie Abell
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Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action
Publication Date: 
2001
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Ottawa, ON

Examines the gendered and racialized experiences of poverty/class and violence in Canada.

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GEND.A24 2001

Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati

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Sedef Arat-Kroc
Fely O. Villasin
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INTERCEDE
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the results of participatory action research on violence against women of colour who immigrate from less economically developed countries, such as the Philippines and the Caribbean, to work in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The research documents and describes abuse and violence from the perspective of women admitted to Canada under the LCP. It addresses their vulnerability to abuse and the impact of separation from their families.

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IMWO.A73 2001

What do YOU think? A youth peer information package on violence

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English
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Carmel Wyse
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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Provincial Strategy Against Violence
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NF

Develped to help young people educate themselves and their peers about violence and to introduce publications, films and organizations that can inform youth about violence. Provides basic information, raises questions, and promotes discussion and reflection.

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VIOL.W97 1999

Understanding aggression with adolescent girls: implications for policy and practice

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Anne L. Cummings
Alan W. Leschied
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Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2000
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London, ON

Examines aggression and the use of violence among female young offenders. Discusses the implications of the results for treatment of female young offenders and the development of public policy.

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TEEN.C86 2000

State of the world's mothers 2001

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Author: 
Save the Children
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Save the Children
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Wesport, CT
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MOTH.S38 2001

Parent abuse: the abuse of parents by their teenage children

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Barbara Cottrell
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Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the abuse of parents by their children: how to define and identify parent abuse, profile of the teen likely to be violent, profile of the family, the effect of abuse on the family, reasons behind the abuse including mental health and medical issues, and ways to end the abuse. Also discusses how to heal the relationship after ending the abuse and finding help for the abusive youth.

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ISBN 1557987416
VIOL.C68 2001

Beginning a long journey: a review of projects funded by the Family Violence Prevention Division, Health Canada, regarding viole

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Robert Hart
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Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews 15 projects funded by the Family Violence Prevention Division of Health Canada and assesses the significance and accomplishments of the projects.

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ISBN 0662259580
VIOL.B44 1997
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