Governments' continual use of security forces to 'keep order' in low-income and minority neighborhoods masks their inability find solutions other than force.
Media reports tend to link violence to illicit drugs when alcohol is far more likely to be to blame.
Violence is on the rise in French Guiana. To understand this phenomenon, scholars delve into the often tragic history of the region.
No one likes a white supremacist, but is violence the answer?
Time is fixed, but people experience hours, months and days in very different ways. One researcher has spent decades exploring this universal phenomenon.
Presenting violence of any sort as a cultural issue does not help prevent it.
We all get angry, but only some of us are violent – now, researchers are trying to figure out what triggers this harmful behaviour. And they need your help.
Legislation designed to bring large business to book should be deployed to bring accountability to the cell block.
Famously freewheeling -- but also violent and unequal -- Rio de Janeiro has elected a right-wing former pentecostal bishop as mayor. What's at stake for this 'gay, black and tolerant' Brazilian city?
Social justice is not just a phrase for protesting students. Instead it is something that defines them.
How to psychologically cope with living in a country with more fatalities than a war zone? For Mexicans, the response is increasingly detachment, depersonalisation, and adherence to daily routines.
The Fall writer Alan Cubitt is 'hurt and upset' at being accused of misogyny. But maybe misogyny isn’t the point.
South African universities are aflame as student protests for free education turn violent. But, would a non-violent approach, as preached by Martin Luther King, be more effective in their cause?
Who am I, as an academic, to decide in advance what is or what is not triggering to others?
But one thing is clear, only a small proportion of violence can be blamed on schizophrenia.
Victorians revelled in images and descriptions of murder and mutilation which would today be regarded as shocking.
A domestic violence disclosure scheme does not in itself assist people to achieve safety from an abusive partnership.
Protest movements become radicalised by two factors: escalating policing and competitive escalation between political adversaries and other protesting groups.
States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
A year of violence continues with bombs in NYC and a stabbing in Minnesota, leaving many asking, why? A psychologist explains what research has revealed about the minds of violent extremists.