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Crime Anti Social Behaviour And Schools

Author : C. Hayden
ISBN : 9780230306295
Genre : Social Science
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The behaviour and safety of children and young people in and around schools is a topic of world-wide concern. From school shootings and deaths on school premises to the everyday behaviour of young people in school, this book explores what is happening in schools in Britain and links it with evidence from elsewhere in the world.

Anti Social Behaviour

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Home Affairs Committee
ISBN : 0215023846
Genre : Breach of the peace
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Anti-social Behaviour : Fifth report of session 2004-05, Vol. 3: Oral and additional written Evidence

Oxford Textbook Of Violence Prevention

Author : Peter D. Donnelly
ISBN : 9780199678723
Genre : Medical
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Provides an extensive global account of the global mortality and morbidity burden caused by violence through examining the causes of violence, and what can be done to prevent and reduce violence. Violence has always been, and is to this day, a primary cause of tension and suffering the world over. More than half a million people are murdered each year around the world, making homicide the leading cause of death among people aged 15-44. The Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention brings together an international team of experts to provide an extensive global account of the mortality and morbidity burden caused by violence. It does this by examining the causes of violence, and what can be done to prevent and reduce violence. Divided into six sections, the textbook analyses how a public health approach can help to prevent violence. This multidisciplinary book tackles interpersonal violence in all its forms. Early chapters describe epidemiology and consequences, followed by chapters that present the current state of the evidence in interventions. Policies for violence reduction are discussed, and finally recommendations are made for researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers. The Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention is an essential resource for anyone involved in seeking to reduce the role of violence in modern society.

Community Justice

Author : Jane Winstone
ISBN : 9781134037315
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides and accessible text and critical analysis of the concepts and delivery of community justice, a focal point in contemporary criminal justice. The probation service in particular has undergone radical changes in relation to professional training, roles and delivery of services, but now operates within a mosaic of a number of inter-agency initiatives. This book aims to provide a critical appreciation of community justice, its origin and direction, and to engage with debates on the ways in which the trend towards community justice is changing the criminal justice system. At the same time it examines the inter-agency character of intervention and the developing idea of end-to-end offender management, and familiarises the reader with a number of more specialist area, such as hate crime, mental illness, substance abuse, and victims.

Criminal Behaviour From School To The Workplace

Author : Frank Weerman
ISBN : 9781136700538
Genre : Social Science
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This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and sophisticated studies conducted in the Netherlands that gathered rich data on employment, education and criminal behaviour. Each of the studies focuses on a particular period during the life course and particular risk categories. Taken together, they contribute to our understanding of how getting out of school, getting into a job and doing illegal things are intertwined over the life-course, and how these relations differ with age and gender. The background of this volume is our interest in the often-studied relation between offending and employment, or more generally, between offending and the transition from school to work, including dropping out, part-time work and joblessness. The available literature casts little doubt that employment and education are indeed related to less crime and offending. However, this relation is much more complex than it appears at first hand. The volume is primarily aimed at researchers and students in the fields of criminology, sociology and economics. However, it may also be of use for non-academic professionals, in particular policy makers and practitioners in the field of criminal justice, probation/rehabilitation, and youth/schools.

Antisocial Behavior In School

Author : Hill M. Walker
ISBN : 0534256449
Genre : Comportement, Troubles du, chez l'enfant - États-Unis
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This book describes best practices for coping with antisocial behavior patterns among children and youth in school. Designed to enhance educators understanding of the nature, origins and causes of antisocial behavior, this book offers interventions and model programs that can be used in preventing or remediating this growing problem in the schools. .Universal intervention approaches aimed at prevention are offered in Chapters 3, 4, and 5 and cover: 1) establishing a school-wide discipline plan; 2) implementing practices and strategies that contribute to effective schooling and academic achievement; 3) managing teacher-student interactions effectively; and 4) conducting social skills training for entire classrooms of students. Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 cover selected remediation interventions such as: 1) intensive social skills instruction procedures (a pull out program that may include a small group of normal peers); 2) individualized behavior management and support programs in the classroom that prevent escalated, hostile teacher-student confrontations; 3) a combined social skills training and individualized behavior management program for use on the playground in improving the antisocial students social interactions, peer relations, and ability to abide by playground rules; and 4) procedures for involving parents.

Urban Crime Prevention And Youth At Risk

Author : Margaret Shaw
ISBN : 9782921916165
Genre : Crime prevention
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Author : Ken Reid
ISBN : 9781134476312
Genre : Education
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Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which schools, teachers, education welfare officers and LEAs try to overcome their attendance difficulties. Ken Reid identifies nearly 120 short-term solutions as well as several long-term strategic approaches. The book also considers parental-condoned absenteeism, alternative curriculum schemes and mentoring, while the final chapter presents some strategic issues which policy-makers and politicians need to overcome. This book provides all teachers, deputy heads, head teachers, education welfare staff, social workers, learning mentors and other caring professionals with a repository of up-to-date ideas and solutions. It is essential reading for anyone involved in addressing the challenge of truancy.

The Children S Plan

Author : Great Britain. Department for Children, Schools and Families
ISBN : 0101728026
Genre : Education
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The Children's Plan, conceived after consultation with both parents and professionals, sets out the Government's ambitions for improving children and young people's lives over the next decade. The six strategic objectives are to: secure the health and wellbeing of children and young people; safeguard the young and vulnerable; achieve world class standards; close the gap in educational achievement for children from disadvantaged backgrounds; ensuring young people are participating in achieving their potential to 18 and beyond; and keeping children and young people on the path to success. The ambition depends on all children's services working together at the local level and the final chapter looks at the systems which are needed for this to happen

Early Prevention Of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

Author : David P. Farrington
ISBN : 1139433318
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents a comprehensive summary of how well adult crime, antisocial behaviour and antisocial personality disorder can be prevented by interventions applied early in life. It reviews important childhood risk and protective factors for these adult outcomes and the alternative strategies of primary prevention (targeting the whole community) and secondary prevention (targeting persons identified as high risk) are discussed. The book also contains extensive information about prevention programmes in pregnancy and infancy, pre-school programmes, parent education and training programmes, and school programmes (including the prevention of bullying). There is special emphasis on preventing the intergenerational transmission of antisocial behaviour by focusing on family violence, and a special review of whether risk factors and prevention programmes have different effects for females compared to males. Cost-benefit analyses of early prevention programmes are also reviewed, leading to the conclusion that adult antisocial behaviour can be prevented both effectively and cost-efficiently.

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