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Violence in American Schools

A New Perspective

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational psychology,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Social Science,
  • Criminology,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Sociology,
  • Administration - General,
  • Education & Training,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • School violence--United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDelbert S. Elliott (Editor), Beatrix A. Hamburg (Editor), Kirk R. Williams (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749899M
    ISBN 100521644186
    ISBN 109780521644181

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the concerns about and the contributing factors to school violence, and in particular to school shootings. The author gives us a number of suggestions on possible areas of intervention — changes that can be made in schools in an effort to counteract school violence.   The Bath School bombing in remains the deadliest school massacre in U.S. history. (Courtesy of Arnie Bernstein) Virginia Tech. University of Texas. America’s terrible history of school Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.

      The suit is among the signs of rising concern about violence in schools, partly driven by mass shootings like the one in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in Author: Sascha Brodsky. Our gun violence problem is also a language problem. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s contentious regulations on sexual misconduct at schools will cement domestic and dating violence .

      In the United States, targeted school shootings have become a distinct genre of violence. In this essay, Bryan Warnick, Sang Hyun Kim, and Shannon Robinson examine the social meanings that exist in American society that might contribute to this phenomenon, focusing on the question: “Why are schools conceptualized as appropriate places to enact this form of gun violence?”Cited by: 7. Located at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, the School of the Americas (soa) is a U.S. Army center that has trained more than sixty thousand soldiers and police, mostly from Latin America, in counterinsurgency and combat-related skills since it was founded in So widely documented is the participation of the School’s graduates in torture, murder, and political 3/5(2).


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This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and by: But other forms of violence are more persistent, common, and just as destructive in many ways: fighting, sexual abuse, carrying weapons to school, vandalism, and assorted other crimes that happen behind the closed doors of elementary, middle, and high schools across the by: 6.

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This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and neighborhoods. Violence in America's Schools book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The problem of violence in schools has not gone away despite 3/5(1). Bullying and fighting, including all kinds of physical aggression, are forms of school violence, along with the use of weapons, and gang violence.

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