School Violence

School Violence

by Deborah L. Kopka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874368618

ISBN-13: 9780874368611

Pub. Date: 02/01/1997

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

All across the United States, from urban areas to suburbs and rural districts, children are carrying weapons to school—as many as 100,000 guns every day, according to a recent Department of Justice report. School Violence focuses on the current situation regarding violence in schools, including theories of violence, the availability of weapons to

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Overview

All across the United States, from urban areas to suburbs and rural districts, children are carrying weapons to school—as many as 100,000 guns every day, according to a recent Department of Justice report. School Violence focuses on the current situation regarding violence in schools, including theories of violence, the availability of weapons to children, the legal system, and preventive measures, both physical and sociological, now being taken to curb and eliminate the critical problem of school violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874368611
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1997
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Overview1
2Chronology35
3Biographical Sketches45
4Educational, Technological, and Regulatory Approaches55
5Organizations, Conferences, and Training107
6Selected Print Resources131
7Selected Nonprint Resources155
Glossary173
Index177
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