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Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation, and Crime

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Despite mounting references to the "transgenerational transmission of violence," we still lack a compelling understanding of the linkage between the interpersonal violence of early life and the criminal violence of adulthood. In Prologue to Violence, Abby Stein draws on the gripping narratives of 65 incarcerated subjects and extensive material from law enforcement files to remedy this lacuna in both the forensic and psychodynamic literature. In the process, she calls into question prevailing beliefs about criminal character ...

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Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation, and Crime
2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138005808

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Prologue to Violence: Child Abuse, Dissociation, and Crime
2006, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780881634167

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