ERIC Number: ED419034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Violence at School: Global Issues and Interventions. Studies in Comparative Education.
Ohsako, Toshio, Ed.
The case studies in this collection explore issues of violence in schools and what can be done to reduce these events. A number of national experiences in violence management, principally from developing countries, are brought together as a step toward improving the quality of education. The following are included: (1) "Tackling School Violence Worldwide: A Comparative Perspective of Basic Issues and Challenges" (Toshio Ohsako); (2) "Bullying and Violence in the Jordanian School" (Zougan Obeidat); (3) "Violence in Ethiopian Schools: A Study of Some Schools in Addis Ababa" (Dereje Terefe and Derese Mengistu); (4) "Bullying and Violence in the Malaysian School" (Rahimah Haji Ahmad and Norani Mohd Salleh); (5) "School Violence in Israel" (Yaacov Iram); (7) "Bullying and Violence in the Slovakian School" (Silvia Matusova); and (8) "Violence and Aggression in the Schools of Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Peru" (Liliana Mayorga Salas). References follow each chapter. (Contains 22 tables and 2 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, School Safety, Tables (Data), Violence
UNESCO Publishing, 1 Rue Miollis, 75352 Paris Cedex 15, France (95 French francs).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Bureau of Education, Geneva (Switzerland).