Violence in the Schools: An Introduction.- Conceptualizing Violence.- A History of Violence in the Schools.- Warning Signs: School Violence Prevention.- Developmental Aspects of School Violence.- Gender and Ethnicity Issues in School Violence.- Sexual Violence in the Schools.- A Transgenerational Persepective on Peace and Violence Prevention.- Bullying and Ijime in Japanese Schools: A Sociocultural Perspective.- A Perspective on Child Abuse in the Philippines: Looking at Institutional Factors.- Manifestations of Violence in Arab Schools and Procedures for Reducing It.- Violence in Schools - Australia.- Predicting School Violence.- Preventing Violence in Schools: Lessons from King and Gandhi.- What Can We Do About Violence?- Summary and Conclusion.
- Provide up-to-date knowledge about the nature of school violence, its etiology, epidemiology, and impact
- Analyzes school violence through a multicultural and international perspective
- The lead editor, Florence Denmark, is an internationally-recognized scholar and former APA president and a recipient of the 2004 Gold Medal Awards for Life Achievement from the American Psychological Foundation (APF)
Provides up-to-date knowledge about the nature of school violence, its etiology, epidemiology, and impact, analyzing school violence through a multicultural and international perspective