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Title School violence [electronic resource] / Lucinda Almond, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-223) and index.
Contents Is school violence a prevalent problem? Schools underreport incidences of school violence / Alan G. Hevesi ; Technology provides new forms of bullying / Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja ; Youths are angry and out of control / Sandra P. Thomas ; Schools' aggressive strategies result in declining rates of school violence / Amanda Paulson ; Media hype perpetuates false perceptions of school violence / Mike Males ; Most campus crimes can be prevented / Nancy Fitzgerald -- What factors contribute to school violence? School shooters view the world as unjust / Tom O'Connor ; Video games cause aggressive and violent behavior in youths / David Walsh ... [et al.] ; Students who are repeatedly bullied will often resort to violence / John Greenya ; Masculine defenses are obstacles to healthy expressions of emotional pain / Pat McGann ; Violence on TV and in movies desensitizes youths / Suzanne Chamberlin ; Public schools' prohibition against teaching principles of God results in a violent society / Josh Greenberger -- Will stricter gun control laws reduce school violence? Current gun laws are weak and ineffective / Daniel R. Vice ; Gun control laws can reduce the incidence of violent crimes / Abigail A. Kohn ; Individuals can mobilize others to affect gun safety laws / Children's Defense Fund ; People, not guns, are the problem / Craig Medred ; Teachers should be allowed to carry guns / Dave Kopel -- Will alternative juvenile interventions help prevent school violence? Violent youths need rehabilitation, not punishment / Peter Ash ; Preventive interventions need to begin at an early age / Marian Wright Edelman ; Violence education classes will reduce violence / Mary Paquette ; Jail time can do a child good / Angela Neustatter ; Gangs that ravage communities need to be met with fierce penalties / Dianne Feinstein ; Violent teen criminals need adult justice / Harry L. Shorstein.
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Subject School violence -- United States.
Added Author Almond, Lucinda.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737737950 (hardcover)
0737737956 (hardcover)
9780737737967 (pbk.)
0737737964 (pbk.)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000919721
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