Chapter 6. Low‒Level Aggression: Definition, Escalation, Intervention

  1. James McGuire
  1. Arnold P. Goldstein

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch6

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

How to Cite

Goldstein, A. P. (2002) Low‒Level Aggression: Definition, Escalation, Intervention, in Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending (ed J. McGuire), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. Center for Research on Aggression, Syracuse University, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471987611

Online ISBN: 9780470713464

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Keywords:

  • learned behaviour;
  • low-level aggression;
  • vandalism;
  • harassment;
  • shoplifting

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definitions of Low—Level Aggression

  • The Escalation of Low—Level Aggression: Research Findings

  • Bullying

  • Vandalism

  • References