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Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence [2 volumes] (Hardback)
  • Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence [2 volumes] (Hardback)

Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence [2 volumes] (Hardback)

Hardback 692 Pages / Published: 13/09/2011
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This book provides a thorough compilation of the types, specific incidents, relevant agencies, theories, responses, and prevention programs relevant to crime and violence in schools and on campuses.

* Comprises over 80 A-Z entries on types, incidents, theories, measurement, responses, and prevention of school crime and violence

* Presents contributions from more than 30 experts from various fields providing a multidisciplinary examination of the issue

* Offers a timeline of major incidents of school and campus violence

* Provides a list of further readings with each entry, plus a full bibliography of recommended books, journals, and websites at the end of each volume

* Includes a comprehensive index

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313362385
Number of pages: 692
Weight: 1769 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 56 mm

"Several useful features expand coverage. There is a school crime and violence time line, sample discussion questions for students or study groups, and suggestions for extension activities suitable for classes: film screenings, song-lyric analyses, debates, mock trials, or ways to promote awareness and activism, such as websites, letters to policymakers, forums, community projects, and so on. . . . This set will be of interest to collections serving researchers in high school and up as well as those supporting education professionals taking continuing-education courses. Recommended." - Booklist
"This is an excellent resource on a troubling problem in the education field. Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

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