ERIC Number: ED398305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Preventing Violence in America. Issues in Children's and Families' Lives, Volume 4.
Hampton, Robert L., Ed.; And Others
This volume represents an effort to address the problem of violence in the United States. It is hoped that this collection will provide a starting point for others who are interested in reducing the nation's violent behavior. The papers include: (1) "Of Dickens, Twain, and Violence" (Thomas P. Gullotta and others); (2) "Understanding the Social Context of Violent Behavior in Families: Selected Perspectives" (Pamela Jenkins and others); (3) "Threads that Link Community and Family Violence: Issues for Preventions" (Pamela Jenkins); (4) "Violence in Communities of Color: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We Need To Be" (Robert L. Hampton and Betty R. Yung); (5) "Primary Prevention and Resilience: Changing Paradigms and Changing Lives" (Martin Bloom); (6) "The Value of Including a 'Higher Power' in Efforts To Prevent Violence and Promote Optimal Outcomes During Adolescence" (Aleta L. Meyer and Linda Lausell); (7) "Understanding the Media's Influence on the Development of Antisocial and Prosocial Behavior" (Steven J. Danish and Thomas R. Donohue); (8) "Violence among Youth: Origins and a Framework for Prevention" (Stephen E. Gardner and Hank Resnik); (9) "Education and Training in Violence Prevention: A Public Health Model" (Garry Lapidus and Mary Braddock); (10) "A Public Health Approach to Violence Prevention: The Los Angeles Coalition" (Billie P. Weiss); (11) "A Schoolwide Approach to Violence Prevention" (Kathleen R. Beland); (12) "An Ecological Model for Early Childhood Violence Prevention" (Lynn Andrews and Jeffrey Trawick-Smith); and (13) "Transforming the Culture: Creating Safety, Equality, and Justice for Women and Girls" (Donna Garske). References follow the chapters. (Contains one table.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Context Effect, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics, Mass Media Effects, Prevention, Racial Differences, Training, Urban Areas, Urban Problems, Violence, Youth Problems
SAGE Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-0041-1, $25.50; clothbound: ISBN-0-7619-0040-3, $49.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
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