Critical Examinations of School Violence and Disturbance in K-12 Education, 1st Edition

  • Gordon A. Crews
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  • ISBN-10: 1466699361
  • ISBN-13: 9781466699366
  • DDC: 371.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title is an authoritative reference for the latest research on youth violence in schools, offering a thorough analysis of contributing factors to such incidents and possible solutions to prevent future occurrences. It highlights relevant issues on zero tolerance policies, historical perspectives, and preventive actions. It is ideally designed for school administrators, law enforcement, teachers, and researchers actively working in educational environments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Introduction.
Historical Perspectives on K-12 School Violence.
1: A Brief History of School Violence and Disturbance in America.
2: The Evolution of Securing the American K-12 Educational Environment with Armed Police Officers.
3: The Impact of Mass Incarceration and Social Issues of Institutionalization on School Violence in Youths.
Perspectives on the Current Issues in K-12 Education.
4: The Interrelationships of Politicization of School Shootings, Focal Concerns, and Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline Policies.
5: State-Level Cyberbullying Policy: Variations in Containing a Digital Problem.
Perspectives on Individual Groups.
6: The Characteristics and Typologies of School Violence Perpetrators.
7: Analyzing the Impact of LGBTQ Lifestyles amongst School-Aged Youth in America.
8: Sometimes They Come Back: Examining the Threat of Associated and Non-Associated and/or Mentally Ill School Violence Perpetrators.
Impact of Zero Tolerance Policies.
9: Impact of Zero Tolerance Policies on American K-12 Education and Alternative School Models.
10: Racial Disproportionalities in Discipline: The Role of Zero Tolerance Policies.
11: Stolen Voices: Critical Theoretical Perspective on School Violence.
Perspectives on Possible Solutions.
12: Plausible Solutions to School Violence and Disturbance in America.
13: Response to School Violence.
14: The RSVP Model: Lifting the Veil on School Violence.
15: A Second Chance: Delinquency Prevention among Special Education Students.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Introduction.
Historical Perspectives on K-12 School Violence.
1: A Brief History of School Violence and Disturbance in America.
2: The Evolution of Securing the American K-12 Educational Environment with Armed Police Officers.
3: The Impact of Mass Incarceration and Social Issues of Institutionalization on School Violence in Youths.
Perspectives on the Current Issues in K-12 Education.
4: The Interrelationships of Politicization of School Shootings, Focal Concerns, and Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline Policies.
5: State-Level Cyberbullying Policy: Variations in Containing a Digital Problem.
Perspectives on Individual Groups.
6: The Characteristics and Typologies of School Violence Perpetrators.
7: Analyzing the Impact of LGBTQ Lifestyles amongst School-Aged Youth in America.
8: Sometimes They Come Back: Examining the Threat of Associated and Non-Associated and/or Mentally Ill School Violence Perpetrators.
Impact of Zero Tolerance Policies.
9: Impact of Zero Tolerance Policies on American K-12 Education and Alternative School Models.
10: Racial Disproportionalities in Discipline: The Role of Zero Tolerance Policies.
11: Stolen Voices: Critical Theoretical Perspective on School Violence.
Perspectives on Possible Solutions.
12: Plausible Solutions to School Violence and Disturbance in America.
13: Response to School Violence.
14: The RSVP Model: Lifting the Veil on School Violence.
15: A Second Chance: Delinquency Prevention among Special Education Students.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.