Sex Roles (2007) 57:471–473 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9265-6 BOOK REVIEW Violent Offenders: Appraising and Managing Risk (2nd Edition). Edited by Vernon L. Quinsey, Grant T. Harris, Marnie E. Rice, & Catherine A. Cormier, Washington, DC, American Psychological Association, 2006. 462 pp. ISBN: 1-59147-343-8. $79.95 Preventing Violence: Research and Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies. Edited by John R. Lutzker, Washington, DC, American Psychological Association, 2006. 331 pp. ISBN: 1-59147-342-X. $69.95 Stacey L. Williams Published online: 14 July 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Violence is a social problem. Violence is also a public health review of research on three types of offenders (mentally problem. However, violence can be “cut” several ways; its disordered offender, sex offenders, and fire setters) in the definition varies by type of violence. As such, the theories, second section, the authors describe their development of which seek to understand violence, differ—as do the methods violence prediction instruments, which are further detailed in advocated for its eradication (or at least its reduction). These the appendices. Such development was in response to their points could not be made any more evident by the reading of realization that one tool applicable to all offenders for whom these two disparate books, one
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