6 edition of School Violence (Current Controversies) found in the catalog.
School Violence (Current Controversies)
December 7, 2007
by Greenhaven Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||232|
Twemlow and Sacco’s important book takes a major step toward clarifying our understanding of the school violence that plagues our society and what can be done to reduce the harm. This work offers a readable, well crafted examination of the range and complexity of the problem, the interconnections among family-school-community, role of mental. The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation’s schools. This dramatic example signaled an implicit and growing fear that these events would continue to occur—and even escalate in scale and severity.
The devastating school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has once again brought school violence to the forefront of the national conversation. If they have heard the news, your students may worry about their own safety at school. They may feel anxious or afraid. School violence in the form of mass shootings has forced the country to seek answers that explain the aggression of certain students. Though it is easy to point to the accessibility of guns and other weapons, as well as the rise in gang culture, the causes and effects of school violence tend to center on the psychological welfare of the students 3.
School violence is a part of the larger problem of youth violence. Youth violence is bullying, punching, slapping and using weapons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of , million students go to pre-kindergarten through grade 12 in the United States, and another 15 million attend colleges and universities. item 3 School Violence in International Contexts Hardcover Book Free Shipping! - School Violence in International Contexts Hardcover Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all.
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The book is intended for teachers, counselors, and administrators as well as medical and mental health professionals working with children.5/5(1). School violence School Violence book take on many different faces, from bullying to school shootings.
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The book is intended for teachers, counselors, and administrators as well as medical and mental health professionals working with children. This book is designed to examine issues related to schools, violence, and society.
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Mayer and Jimerson have brought together leading authorities on school safety and violence prevention. This book gets to the heart of what educators, researchers, and policymakers need to understand when confronting the physical, emotional, and social challenges of working in schools that face unprecedented threats and acts of : Written by my advisor this book really is easy to read and a great guide to understand school violence.
Dewey dispells myth after myth regarding how our media portrays school violence. In this case knowledge really is power because if we actually understand the facts of school violence, we will be so much better able to fight it/5.
PDF | On Jan 1,Jimerson and others published Handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. The book explores and differentiates the many manifestations of school violence, such as verbal, social, threats, bullying, physical, sexual harassment, and weapons possession, as well as staff-initiated violence against students.
It presents a socio-ecological model of school violence in context, and explores the role of culture, religion, neighborhood, family, school characteristics (such as Author: Rami Benbenishty. The nature of school violence -- 1. Examining school shooting incidents \/ U.S.
Secret Service, U.S. Department of Education -- 2. Bullies in the schoolyard \/ Sue Smith-Heavenrich -- 3. School mobbing and emotional abuse \/ Gail Pursell Elliott -- 4.
Myths about school violence \/ Robert C. DiGiulio -- ch. The causes of school violence -- 1. Get this from a library. School violence. [Lucinda Almond;] -- Essays debate the issue of school violence in America, covering such topics as whether or not it is a prevalent problem, what the factors are that contribute to it, and whether stricter gun control.
The statistics are appalling. Between 8% and 10% of U.S. high school students carry guns to school every day. In a typical mid-size city, 30 to 50 cases of school violence are reported daily, and half of these cases involve guns. School Violence: Assessment, Treatment, Prevention shows us the reality behind the statistics.
Its distinguished contributors include leading clinicians, researchers. The number of violence incidences in schools is increasing. The National League of Cities reports that between and33 percent of member cities had a significant increase in school violence (a student killed or seriously injured), and in –94, school violence increased 55 percent in large cities and 41 percent in cities ofor more.
Editor Lucinda Almond has chosen the primary source writings in this book to introduce readers to the broadest spectrum of viewpoints on school violence.
Written by respected experts in the field, these essays present contrasting opinions on issues such as gun control, video games, and violence education.
Different viewpoints are organized into a question-and-response format in each. School violence encompasses physical violence, including student-on-student fighting and corporal punishment; psychological violence, including verbal abuse; sexual violence, including rape and sexual harassment; many forms of bullying, including cyberbullying; and carrying weapons in school.
It is widely held to have become a serious problem in recent decades in many countries, especially. Immediately download the School violence summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or.
The president and other government officials denounce school violence, yet still advocate for endless undeclared wars abroad and easy abortion at home. U.S. drone strikes kill thousands, but nobody in America holds vigils or devotes much news coverage to those victims, many of which are children, albeit, of a different color.
Understanding School Violence Fact Sheet School violence is youth violence that occurs on. school property, on the way to or from school or school-sponsored events, or during a school-sponsored event. A young person can be a victim, a perpetrator, or a witness of school violence.
School. The recent school shooting rampage in Ohio has once again focused national attention on the issue of student violence. But experts say such high-profile incidents overshadow an important trend.
SCHOOL VIOLENCE 1 Introduction From the many reported and even more unreported events, school violence is seen as a subset of youth violence and a broader health problem. Factors that contribute to school violence are socioeconomic status, family, peers, and mental health.
The best way to deal with school violence is to establish physical and social environments that prevent violence and.