ERIC Number: EJ592464
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Unowned Places and Times; Maps and Interviews about Violence in High Schools.
Astor, Ron Avi; Meyer, Heather Ann; Behre, William J.
American Educational Research Journal, v36 n1 p3-42 Spr 1999
Interviews with 78 high school students and 22 teachers in five high schools suggest that violence occurs at predictable locations and times in and around the school building. The locations were generally undefined public space not supervised by any teacher. Discusses implications for the prevention of school violence. Contains 98 references. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Academy of Education, the Spencer Foundation, and the University of Michigan. Portions of this research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 1996) and the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Chicago, IL, April 1997).