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NCJ Number: 275 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: To Establish Justice, To Insure Domestic Tranquility
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 338
Sponsoring Agency: National Commission on the Causes & Prevention of Violence

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Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Report of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, created to determine the causes of violence in the U.S. and find methods of prevention.
Abstract: A historical overview of violence in America and examination of various forms of violence in depth. Violent crime, group violence, civil disobedience, assassination, and campus disorders are discussed as to possible causes, and recommendations are made for their control and prevention. The relationships between violence and law enforcement, firearms, and appearance of violence in television entertainment programs are analyzed. One author appraises some of the strengths in the American social system and another suggests the fighting of violence by means of challenging and motivating our youth. The role of religion in combating violence is also delineated. The appendices contain a summary of the various recommendations of the Commission, task force reports, a list of consultants to the Commission, and the progress report.
Index Term(s): Assassination; Civil disobedience; Group behavior; Illicit firearms; Religious programs; Student dissent; Violence causes; Violence on television; Violent crimes
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