Publications and Research

Document Type

Book Chapter or Section

Publication Date

2006

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is threefold. First, the chapter summarizes what is known about the prevalence of violence and weapons in U.S. schools. Second, the chapter examines theories that bear on school violence and the empirical evidence linked to those theories. Third, the chapter looks at attempts to prevent school violence and, consequently, the suffering school violence causes.

Comments

This chapter originally appeared in the Handbook of Workplace Violence (2006).

 
 

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