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Violence in American Schools

Violence in American Schools

A New Perspective

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational psychology,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • United States,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Juvenile Delinquency,
  • Student Life,
  • Psychology,
  • Education,
  • School violence,
  • Prevention,
  • Administration - General,
  • Developmental - Adolescent,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • School violence--United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDelbert S. Elliott (Editor), Beatrix A. Hamburg (Editor), Kirk R. Williams (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7747575M
    ISBN 100521594502
    ISBN 109780521594509


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This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and by: But other forms of violence are more persistent, common, and just as destructive in many ways: fighting, sexual abuse, carrying weapons to school, vandalism, and assorted other crimes that happen behind the closed doors of elementary, middle, and high schools across the by: 6.

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This approach takes into account differences in stages of individual development and involvement in overlapping social contexts, families, peer groups, schools, and neighborhoods.

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