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Handbook of Workplace Violence

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July 2012 | 704 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Research on workplace violence has proliferated in recent years. Handbook of Workplace Violence reflects and summarizes the current state of knowledge regarding all aspects of workplace violence and aggression. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of current theory, research and organizational practice relating to workplace violence and aggression.

Part One of the book summarizes the leading theoretical perspectives on violence and aggression and provides prevalence estimates for aggression and violence in North American workplaces. In Part Two leading experts in the field summarize what is known about the sources of workplace violence, forms of aggression in the workplace and populations at special risk for workplace violence and aggression. Part Three of the book considers the experience of victims as well as individual) and organizational interventions designed to prevent, or ameliorate the consequences of, workplace violence.

 
Part I. Perspectives on Workplace Violence
 
1.Editors’ Introduction to Part I
Richard B. Felson
2.Violence as Instrumental Behavior
Paul E. Spector, Suzy Fox, & Theresa Domagalski
3.Emotions, Violence, and Counterproductive Work Behaviors
Aaron C.H. Schat, Michael R. Frone, & E. Kevin Kelloway
4.Prevalence of Workplace Aggression in the U.S. Workforce: Findings from a National Study
 
Part II. Sources and Forms of Workplace Violence
 
5.Editors’ Introduction to Part II
Loraleigh Keashly & Steve Harvey
6.Workplace Emotional Abuse
Charlotte Rayner & Cary L. Cooper
7.Workplace Bullying
Marilyn Lanza
8. Violence in Nursing
Irvin Sam Schonfeld
9.School Violence
Stephen B. Perrott & E. Kevin Kelloway
10. Workplace violence in the Police
Lori Francis, James E. Cameron, & E. Kevin Kelloway
11.Crossing the Line: Violence on the Picket Line
Manon Mireille LeBlanc, Kathryn E. Dupre, & Julian Barling
12. Public Initiated Violence
Kelly M.J. Farley & Victor M. Catano
13.The battlefield as workplace: Violence in Warfighting
Michelle Innes & Julian Barling
14.Violence in peacekeeping
Joerg Dietz & Harjinder Gill
15.Community Sources of Workplace Violence
Jennifer E. Swanberg, TK Logan & Caroline Macke
16.The Consequences of Partner Violence on Employment and the Workplace
Collette Arens Bates, Lynn Bowes-Sperry, & Anne M. O’Leary-Kelly
17.Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A look Back and a Look Ahead
Sean Tucker and Catherine Loughlin
18. Young Workers
Terrance Weatherbee and E. Kevin Kelloway
19. A Case of Cyberdeviancy: Cyber Aggression in the Workplace
 
Part III. Prevention and Intervention
 
20.Editors’ Introduction to Part III
Elizabeth Kelley & Jane Mullen
21.Organizational Response to Workplace Violence
Theresa M. Glomb & Lilia M. Cortina
22.The Experience of Victims: Using Theories of Traumatic and Chronic Stress to Understand Individual Outcomes of Workplace Abuse
Joseph J. Hurrell Jr
23.Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Workplace Violence
Arla L. Day & Victor M. Catano
24.Screening and Selecting out Violent Employees
Aaron C.H. Schat & E. Kevin Kelloway
25.Training as a Workplace Aggression Intervention Strategy
M. Sandy Hershcovis & Julian Barling
26. Preventing Insider-initiated Workplace Violence
 
Index
 
About the Editors
 
About the Contributors

"The Handbook of Workplace Violence brings together an impressive list of researchers and scholars with diverse areas of expertise related to workplace violence. This handbook provides an invaluable reference for both basic and applied researchers, students, and policymakers."

Robert T. Hitlan
Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books

"Readers from other disciplines, who have an interest in interpersonal violence as it occurs in public spaces, would be drawn to other chapters and would be equally intrigued.  In essence, this handbook has a broad readership and ably meets its goal of 'summarizing the state of current knowledge and charting the course for future research.'" —CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGY    

Canadian Psychology
Canadian Psychology

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E . Kevin Kelloway

E. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology at Saint Mary’s University.  He received his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Queen’s University (Kingston, ON) and taught for eight years at the University of Guelph.  In 1999 he moved to Saint Mary’s University where he also holds the position of Professor of Psychology.  He was the founding director of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and the PhD program in Business Administration (Management).  He was also a founding principal of the Centre for Leadership Excellence at Saint Mary’s.  An active researcher, he is... More About Author

Julian Barling

Joseph J. Hurrell Jr.

Joseph J. Hurrell is Associate Director for Science, Division of Surveillance Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies (DSHEFS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, CDC), Robert A. Taft Laboratories. NIOSH, an Institute within the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), performs research on the causes of occupational illnesses and injuries. DSHEFS is one of the largest Divisions of NIOSH, CDC. Dr. Hurrell is also Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. He has co-authored and co-edited eight books on occupational health psychology. Dr. Hurrell is Associate Editor,... More About Author

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