Tracing the Threads of the Web: The Epidemiology of Interconnections Among Forms of Violence and Victimization

  • Sherry HambyEmail author
  • John Grych
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Sociology book series (BRIEFSSOCY)


Interconnections among types of violence are embodied in such well-known concepts as the “intergenerational transmission of violence” and “criminal careers”. Some specific linkages have been the focus of considerable attention. For example, in psychology, the “spillover” of aggression from interparental to parent–child relationships has been well documented, and in criminology, there long has been interest in identifying criminal “specialists” versus criminal “generalists” who commit multiple types of crimes.


Intimate Partner Violence Family Violence Relational Aggression Sexual Victimization Property Crime 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologySewanee, The University of the SouthSewaneeUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyMarquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA

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