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Introduction

  • Sophie Body-Gendrot

Abstract

How much related are present and past violence? The answers are complex due to the limited knowledge scientists have gathered, even after spending a life-time studying this very enigmatic and most serious social phenomenon called violence.

Keywords

Violent Crime Interpersonal Violence Lethal Violence Past Violence High Homicide Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Sorbonne (Paris IV)Paris cedex 05France

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