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Przekonania a gotowość do agresji kobiet skazanych za popełnienie przestępstwa z użyciem przemocy
Beliefs and readiness for aggression among women convicted of committing a violent crime

Author(s): Magdalena Bolek-Kochanowska
Subject(s): Cognitive Psychology, Personality Psychology, Clinical psychology, Criminology, Studies in violence and power
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: readiness for aggression; aggression; violence; female violent offenders; beliefs
Summary/Abstract: The monograph raises the issue related to the determinants of violent female criminality. The book may be of interest to people who study the phenomena of aggression and violence, including specialists in the field of forensic psychology and students. It presents a review of theoretical approaches focused on the cognitive aspects of violence, the concept of readiness for aggression, the specificity of aggressive behavior of women and the author’s own research in which the relationships between the beliefs of women incarcerated for violent crimes and their readiness for aggression were analyzed. The results can be used in the area of therapeutic, prophylactic and resocialization interactions.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-226-3977-1
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-226-3976-4
  • Page Count: 211
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish