Aggressive Behavior

Current Perspectives

  • L. Rowell Huesmann

Part of the The Plenum Series in Social/Clinical Psychology book series (SSSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Emerging Theories of Human Aggression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Leonard D. Eron
      Pages 3-11
    3. Nancy G. Guerra, Larry Nucci, L. Rowell Huesmann
      Pages 13-33
    4. Leonard Berkowitz
      Pages 35-57
  3. Peers, Sex Roles, and Aggression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-60
    2. Thomas J. Dishion, Gerald R. Patterson, Pamela C. Griesler
      Pages 61-95
    3. Dan Olweus
      Pages 97-130
    4. Kirsti M. J. Lagerspetz, Kaj Björkqvist
      Pages 131-150
  4. Environmental Instigation and Mitigation of Aggression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. L. Rowell Huesmann, Laurie S. Miller
      Pages 153-186
    3. Eric F. Dubow, Graham J. Reid
      Pages 187-211
  5. Development of Adult Aggression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Joan McCord
      Pages 241-251
  6. Group Aggression in Adolescents and Adults

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Arnold P. Goldstein
      Pages 255-273
    3. Seymour Feshbach
      Pages 275-291
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 293-305

About this book


In this important work twelve eminent scholars review the latest theoretical work on human aggressive behavior. Emerging theories of aggression; peers, sex-roles, and aggression; environmental investigation and mitigation of aggression; development of adult aggression; and group aggression in adolescents and adults are all discussed in detail to provide clinicians, researchers, and students with a cutting-edge overview of the field.


aggression antisocial behavior behavior cognition

Editors and affiliations

  • L. Rowell Huesmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social ResearchUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-9118-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-9116-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2528
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