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

Subject School violence -- United States.
Alt Name Hoffman, Allan M. (Allan Michael)
Description xiii, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-337) and indexes.
Contents Violence in the classroom : a teacher's perspective / Mary Hatwood Futrell -- Weapon-carrying in schools / Jennifer C. Friday -- Anatomy of gangs / Allan M. Hoffman and Randal W. Summers -- Gangs and school safety / Kenneth S. Trump -- Media and television violence : effects on violence, aggression, and antisocial behaviors in children / Daniel John Derksen and Victor C. Strasburger -- Influence of child abuse and family violence on violence in the schools / Jeffrey J. Haugaard and Margaret M. Feerick -- Critical decisions, critical elements in an effective school security program / S.D. Vestermark, Jr. -- Legal and policy issues of school violence / Ivan B. Gluckman -- Safe schools for all / Gwendolyn J. Cooke -- Communities, schools, and violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Sher Quaday -- From fight or flight to collaboration : a framework for understanding individual and institutional development in the school / Steven Brion-Miesels and Robert L. Selman -- Learning to care and to be cared for / Nel Noddings -- Victims of violence : helping kids cope / Melba F. Coleman -- NEA's perspective and policies on violence in schools / Keith Geiger -- Waging peace in our schools : the resolving conflict creatively program / Linda Lantieri, William DeJong, and Janet Dutrey -- Strategies to reduce school violence : the New Mexico Center for Dispute Resolution / Melinda Smith -- New York City Board of Education and violence prevention / Ramon C. Cortines -- Virginia model : school to community intervention techniques to prevent violence / Yvonne V. Thayer -- Violence in schools : the Texas initiative / Christie Bourgeois -- Community safe zones : a plan to curb urban violence / William Glasser.
ISBN 0275949788 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0275955060 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 33208538
Table of Contents
1Violence in the Classroom: A Teacher's Perspective / Mary Hatwood Futrell3
2Weapon-Carrying in Schools / Jennifer C. Friday21
3The Anatomy of Gangs / Allan M. Hoffman, Randal W. Summers33
4Gangs and School Safety / Kenneth S. Trump45
5Media and Television Violence: Effects on Violence, Aggression, and Antisocial Behaviors in Children / Daniel John Derksen, Victor C. Strasburger61
6The Influence of Child Abuse and Family Violence on Violence in the Schools / Jeffrey J. Haugaard, Margaret M. Feerick79
7Critical Decisions, Critical Elements in an Effective School Security Program / S. D. Vestermark, Jr.101
8Legal and Policy Issues of School Violence / Ivan B. Gluckman123
9Safe Schools for All / Gwendolyn J. Cooke135
10Communities, Schools, and Violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Sher Quaday153
11From Fight or Flight to Collaboration: A Framework for Understanding Individual and Institutional Development in the School / Steven Brion-Meisels, Robert L. Selman163
12Learning to Care and to Be Cared For / Nel Noddings185
13Victims of Violence: Helping Kids Cope / Melba F. Coleman199
14NEA's Perspective and Policies on Violence in Schools / Keith Geiger225
15Waging Peace in Our Schools: The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program / Linda Lantieri, William DeJong, Janet Dutrey241
16Strategies to Reduce School Violence: The New Mexico Center for Dispute Resolution / Melinda Smith253
17The New York City Board of Education and Violence Prevention / Ramon C. Cortines265
18The Virginia Model: School to Community Intervention Techniques to Prevent Violence / Yvonne V. Thayer275
19Violence in Schools: The Texas Initiative / Christie Bourgeois, Ann W. Richards297
20Community Safety Zones: A Plan to Curb Urban Violence / William Glasser321
 Selected Bibliography333
 Name Index339
 Subject Index343
 About the Contributors351

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