Violence on Campus: Defining the Problems, Strategies for Action / Edition 1

Violence on Campus: Defining the Problems, Strategies for Action / Edition 1

by Robert Fenske, Allan Hoffman, John Schuh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834210967

ISBN-13: 9780834210967

Pub. Date: 08/18/1998

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This unique book addresses violence on campus and its impact on Americ a's colleges and universities from a practical management perspective. Each chapter builds on a theoretical base to provide guidance, strate gies, and a multidisciplinary approach to successfully dealing with th is growing issue. Nearly 400 pages, Violence on Campus is a unique ble nd of

Overview

This unique book addresses violence on campus and its impact on Americ a's colleges and universities from a practical management perspective. Each chapter builds on a theoretical base to provide guidance, strate gies, and a multidisciplinary approach to successfully dealing with th is growing issue. Nearly 400 pages, Violence on Campus is a unique ble nd of in-depth research... and actual case studies of programs that ha ve been employed to reduce on-campus violent crime. If you're like mos t people, you're being asked to handle more than ever before. But chan ces are you're being asked to do it with the same or even fewer resour ces. Violence on Campus: Defining the Problems, Stategies for Action i s a vital tool to help you do your job better.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834210967
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/18/1998
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Overview * Violence and the Campus * The Campus as Target: Vulnerability Issues * Guess Who Is Coming to Campus * Issues of Violence that Apply to Students of Color * Issues of Violence that Apply to Gay and Lesbian Students * Issues of Vilence that Apply to Women Students * Health Risk Issues * Substance Abuse as a Cause of Violence and Health Risks * Weapons * Workplace Concerns * Legal and Policy Issues * Security/Law Enforcement/Strategies for Dealing with Violence Issues * Summary and Recommendations

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