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Schooling As Violence

Author : Clive Harber
ISBN : 0415344344
Genre : Education
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Asking fundamental and often uncomfortable questions about the nature and purposes of formal education, this book explores the three main ways of looking at the relationship between formal education, individuals and society: * that education improves society * that education reproduces society exactly as it is * that education makes society worse and harms individuals. Whilst educational policy documents and much academic writing and research stresses the first function and occasionally make reference to the second, the third is largely played down or ignored. In this unique and thought-provoking book, Clive Harber argues that while schooling can play a positive role, violence towards children originating in the schools system itself is common, systematic and widespread internationally and that schools play a significant role in encouraging violence in wider society. Topics covered include physical punishment, learning to hate others, sexual abuse, stress and anxiety, and the militarization of school. The book both provides detailed evidence of such forms of violence and sets out an analysis of schooling that explains why they occur. In contrast, the final chapter explores existing alternative forms of education which are aimed at the development of democracy and peace. This book should be read by anyone involved in education - from students and academics to policy-makers and practitioners around the world.

Rethinking School Violence

Author : Sue Saltmarsh
ISBN : 9780230576698
Genre : Education
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The essays in this book examine how norms of gender, culture and educational practice contribute to school violence.

School Violence

Author : Peggy Daniels
ISBN : 9780737745948
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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In just one year, between 2010 and 2011, violent school threats increased by 158 percent. This shocking statistic speaks to the unfortunate truth of your readers; their school world contains elements of violence. This volume will help readers to understand this issues, from several different perspectives. Essayists debate the issues, allowing readers to form their own intelligent opinions through critical reasoning. Some of the debates include whether the No Child Left Behind Act discourages reporting of violent, and whether school violence can be prevented. Do guns increase the risk of school violence? Readers will find out while examining the causes of school violence, prevention of school violence, and measures schools take to create a safe environment for students.

Preventing Violence Against Women And Girls

Author : Ellis, Jane
ISBN : 9781447312208
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The need for children and young people to learn about violence against women and girls (VAWG) has been voiced since the late 1980s. This is the first ever book on educational work to prevent VAWG, providing the most comprehensive contribution to our knowledge and understanding in this area. By bringing together international examples of research and practice, the book offers insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice, addressing the complexities and challenges of developing, implementing and evaluating educational work to prevent VAWG. This multidisciplinary book will be of interest to educationalists, VAWG and child welfare practitioners, policy makers, researchers and students.

Violence At School

Author : Toshio Ohsako
ISBN : UOM:39015041885164
Genre : Education
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A State-of-the-Art Survey in Some Developing Countries as well as in Israel and Slovakia. School violence is a worldwide phenomenon that affects learning, social behaviour and the quality of life. An analysis of different national experiences in violence management, principally from developing countries (including Ethiopia, Malaysia and several Central American nations), all having the same aim: to improve the quality of education.

School Violence

Author : Lucinda Almond
ISBN : CORNELL:31924105551950
Genre : Education
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Essays debate the issue of school violence in America, covering such topics as whether or not it is a prevalent problem, what the factors are that contribute to it, and whether stricter gun control laws can lead to its reduction.

Culture Of Democracy

Author : Patrice Meyer-Bisch
ISBN : 9231030930
Genre : Education
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Can democracy be taught and how? This book examines many examples of educational activities focusing on democracy and citizenship that have been carried out by institutions taking part in UNESCO's Associated Schools Projects in different parts of the world. Readers will find a range of lively and practical examples that are workable even with limited material resources.

Journal Of Peacebuilding And Development

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ISBN : PSU:000055229449
Genre : Conflict management
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A Reflection On Africa And Globalisation For The Common Good

Author : Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Centre for Social Justice and Ethics
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122990026
Genre : Business & Economics
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Sparing The Rod

Author : Marie Parker-Jenkins
ISBN : 1858561590
Genre : Education
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How should we treat unruly children in schools? This is a question perennially raised by adults, but rarely asked of children. This British study takes as its point of departure the abolition of corporal punishment in schools and examines alternative sanctions are needed, which are effective but which do not contravene children's legal or moral rights. Sparing the Rod is the first book to explore the issues of discipline in schools within the framework of children's rights.

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