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ERIC Number: ED398305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 323
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7619-0041-1
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)
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
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A