Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (Paperback)
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Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice (Paperback)

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The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe and effective schools. It covers the full range of school violence and safety topics from harassment and bullying to promoting safe, secure, and peaceful schools. It also examines existing school safety programs and includes the multi-disciplinary research and theories that guide them. Examinations of current issues and projections of future research and practice are embedded within each chapter. This volume maps the boundaries of this rapidly growing and multidisciplinary field of study. Key features include...

Comprehensive Coverage - The chapters are divided into three parts: Foundations; Assessment and Measurement; Prevention and Intervention Programs. Together they provide a comprehensive review of what is known about the types, causes, and effects of school violence and the most effective intervention programs that have been developed to prevent violence and promote safe and thriving school climates.

Evidence-based Practice - Avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach to prevention and intervention, the focus throughout is on the application of evidence-based practice to address factors most commonly associated with school violence and safety.

Implications for Practice - Each chapter bridges the research-to-practice gap, with a section delineating implications for practice of the foregoing research.

Chapter Structure - To ensure continuity and coherence across the book, each chapter begins with a brief abstract and ends with a table showing the implications for practice.

International Focus - Acknowledging the fact that school violence and safety is a global concern, this edition has increased its focus on insights learned from cross-national research and practice outside the USA.

Expertise - The editors and authors are experienced researchers, teachers, practitioners, and leaders in the school violence field, their expertise includes their breadth and depth of knowledge and experience, bridging research, policy, and practice and representing a variety of international organizations studying school violence around the world.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415884624
Number of pages: 648
Weight: 1179 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 36 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition

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