ERIC Number: EJ531789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Youth Violence and Gangs: School Safety Initiatives in Urban and Suburban School Districts.
Huff, C. Ronald; Trump, Kenneth S.
Education and Urban Society, v28 n4 p492-503 Aug 1996
Addresses youth violence and gangs and describes two initiatives that have effectively responded to gang-related problems. The development and characteristics of school crime and gang activity are discussed, including the political context that conditions intervention, and the proactive strategies that can reduce safety risks and provide better management of incidents that occur in spite of prevention efforts. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Safe Schools: Policies and Practices." Research supported by the National Institute of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services.