ERIC Number: ED375699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Campus Violence: Kinds, Causes, and Cures.
Whitaker, Leighton C., Ed.; Pollard, Jeffrey W., Ed.
This volume offers 14 papers on the types, sources, and possible cures of violence on college campuses from prominent workers in higher education. Following a preface the titles are: (1) "Conceptualizing Campus Violence: Definitions, Underlying Factors, and Effects" by Mary L. Roark; (2) "Administrative Perspectives on Disruptive Student Conduct" by Diana K. Conklin and Norman W. Robinson; (3) "Violence is Golden: Commercially Motivated Training in Impulsive Cognitive Styles and Mindless Violence" by Leighton C. Whitaker; (4) "Violence, Alcohol, Other Drugs, and the College Student" by Timothy M. Rivinus and Mary E. Larimer; (5) "The Role of the Mental Health Consultant in Dealing with Disruptive College Students" by Gerald Amada; (6) "Keeping Their Antennas Up: Violence and the Urban College Student" by Paul Grayson; (7) "Race Relations and Polycultural Sensitivity Training on College Campuses" by Linda Berg-Cross and others; (8) "Violence Against Lesbian and Gay Male College Students" by Barbara R. Slater; (9) "Violence and the Male Gender Role" by Donald L. Marshall; (10) "Topography of Violence in College Men: Frequency and Comorbidity of Sexual and Physical Aggression" by Kerry Erway Hannan and Barry Burkhart; (11) "College Men and Sexual Violation: Counseling Process and Programming Considerations" by Mark A. Stevens; (12) "Psychological Challenges and Responses to a Campus Tragedy: The Iowa Experience" by Gerald L. Stone; (13) "Homicide in the University Residence Halls: One Counseling Center's Response" by Michael Waldo and others; and (14) "Cures for Campus Violence, If We Want Them" by Jeffrey W. Pollard and Leighton C. Whitaker. Includes an extensive index. Many papers contain extensive references. (JB)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Antisocial Behavior, Campuses, Cognitive Style, College Administration, College Students, Colleges, Crime, Dormitories, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Males, Mental Health Workers, Racial Relations, School Policy, School Security, Sex Role, Sexual Abuse, Student Behavior, Urban Youth, Violence
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