ERIC Number: ED423742
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Violence on Campus: Defining the Problems, Strategies for Action.
Hoffman, Allan M., Ed.; Schuh, John H., Ed.; Fenske, Robert H., Ed.
This book addresses issues in dealing with campus violence, including types of violence on campuses, trends in campus violence, effects of increasing concerns about campus violence, and appropriate actions by student affairs and academic administrators to ensure campus safety. The chapters are: (1) "Violent Crime in American Society" (Fernando M. Trevino, Sharon L. Walker, and Gilbert Ramirez); (2) "Campus Vulnerability" (John H. Schuh); (3) "Profile of Students Coming to Campus" (Robert H. Fenske and Stafford L. Hood); (4) "Weapon Carrying on Campus" (Randal W. Summers and Allan M. Hoffman); (5) "Matters of Civility on Campus" (John H. Schuh); (6) "Violent Crime in the College and University Workplace" (Allan M. Hoffman, Randal W. Summers, and Ira Schoenwald); (7) "Violence at Home on Campus" (Carolyn J. Palmer); (8) "Reducing Racial and Ethnic Hate Crimes on Campus: The Need for Community" (Robert H. Fenske and Leonard Gordon); (9) "Women and Violence on Campus" (Kay Hartwell Hunnicutt); (10) "Heterosexism and Campus Violence: Assessment and Intervention Strategies" (Nancy J. Evans and Sue Rankin); (11) "Sexual Harassment of Students: The Hidden Campus Violence" (Michele A. Paludi and Darlene C. DeFour); (12) "Substance Abuse and Violence" (David S. Anderson and Carol Napierkowski); (13) "Crisis Management Resulting from Violence on Campus: Will the Same Common Mistakes Be Made Again?" (J. Victor Baldridge and Daniel J. Julius); (14) "Communicating about Violence on Campus: An Integrated Approach" (Larry D. Lauer and Carolyn N. Barnes); (15) "The Legal Response to Violence on Campus" (Kay Hartwell Hunnicutt and Peter Kushibab); (16) "Strategies for Dealing with violence" (Eugene Deisinger, Charles Cychosz, and Loras A. Jaeger); and (17) "Conclusion" (John H. Schuh). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Environment, Crisis Intervention, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities, Females, Hate Crime, Higher Education, Prevention, School Safety, School Security, Security Personnel, Sexual Harassment, Student Personnel Services, Substance Abuse, Violence
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