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Title Schools, violence, and society / edited by Allan M. Hoffman
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996


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Description xiii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Violence in the Classroom: A Teacher's Perspective / Mary Hatwood Futrell -- 2. Weapon-Carrying in Schools / Jennifer C. Friday -- 3. The Anatomy of Gangs / Allan M. Hoffman and Randal W. Summers -- 4. Gangs and School Safety / Kenneth S. Trump -- 5. Media and Television Violence: Effects on Violence, Aggression, and Antisocial Behaviors in Children / Daniel John Derksen and Victor C. Strasburger -- 6. The Influence of Child Abuse and Family Violence on Violence in the Schools / Jeffrey J. Haugaard and Margaret M. Feerick -- 7. Critical Decisions, Critical Elements in an Effective School Security Program / S. D. Vestermark, Jr. -- 8. Legal and Policy Issues of School Violence / Ivan B. Gluckman -- 9. Safe Schools for All / Gwendolyn J. Cooke -- 10. Communities, Schools, and Violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Sher Quaday
11. From Fight or Flight to Collaboration: A Framework for Understanding Individual and Institutional Development in the School / Steven Brion-Meisels and Robert L. Selman -- 12. Learning to Care and to Be Cared For / Nel Noddings -- 13. Victims of Violence: Helping Kids Cope / Melba F. Coleman -- 14. NEA's Perspective and Policies on Violence in Schools / Keith Geiger -- 15. Waging Peace in Our Schools: The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program / Linda Lantieri, William DeJong and Janet Dutrey -- 16. Strategies to Reduce School Violence: The New Mexico Center for Dispute Resolution / Melinda Smith -- 17. The New York City Board of Education and Violence Prevention / Ramon C. Cortines -- 18. The Virginia Model: School to Community Intervention Techniques to Prevent Violence / Yvonne V. Thayer -- 19. Violence in Schools: The Texas Initiative / Christie Bourgeois and Ann W. Richards -- 20. Community Safety Zones: A Plan to Curb Urban Violence / William Glasser
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [333]-337) and indexes
Subject School violence -- United States.
Author Hoffman, Allan M. (Allan Michael)
LC no. 95040089
ISBN 0275949788 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0275955060 (paperback: alk. paper)