Alternatives to Violence: Empowering Youth to Develop Healthy Relationships

Alternatives to Violence: Empowering Youth to Develop Healthy Relationships

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“This book addresses, in a comprehensive and practical manner, the increasingly important topic of preventing youth violence. The scope of the book is broad, incorporating psychological, social, and cultural factors. The emphasis on a gender analysis in understanding violent behavior by male youth in relationships with young women is apt and timely. Used together with the treatment manual, The Youth Relationships Manual, this book provides a sound basis for a prevention program.”

--Mary Nomme Russell, School of Social Work

University of British Columbia

“Alternatives to Violence challenges each of us to reexamine our assumptions about youth violence and society's efforts to reduce it. David A. Wolfe and his colleagues make a convincing argument for a preventive and health--promoting response that empowers youth to make changes in their daily ...

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