Encyclopedia > Violence

  Article Content


Violence is deliberate behaviour resulting in physical injury to other human beings, or more broadly to other animals as well, and is often, but not necessarily, associated with aggression. Some forms of violence are socially and legally sanctioned, others are crimes. Different societies apply different standards relating to approved and non-approved forms of violence.

Forms of violence include:

James W. Prescott did a study about the cause of violence in the anthropological sense.

also see http://www.violence.de for more information about James W. Prescott's work.

Cruelty is unethical violence, also psychological kinds.

this is a stub article, which needs much more to be written on this subject

See also:

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
TLAs from YAA to ZZZ

... YYY[?] YYZ[?] YZA[?] YZB[?] YZC[?] YZD[?] YZE[?] YZF[?] YZG[?] YZH[?] YZI[?] YZJ[?] YZK[?] YZL[?] YZM[?] YZN[?] YZO[?] YZP[?] YZQ[?] YZR[?] YZS[?] YZT[?] YZU[?] YZV[?] ...