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A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of ... More


Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More


Zero tolerance policing

Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420558
eISBN:
9781447304395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420558.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

What is policing about and who defines it? This book examines these key issues by exploring the notion of zero tolerance and its application in different settings. Following its introduction in New ... More


The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The 40% drop in crime that occurred across the U.S. from 1991 to 2000 largely remains an unsolved mystery. Even more puzzling then is the crime rate drop in New York City, which lasted twice as long ... More


Social Work and Restorative Justice: Implications for School System Practice

Michele V. Hamilton and Lesa Nitcy Hope

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter starts by pointing out a major contradiction in the current United States public school system. Ideally, schools are places where children acquire intellectual and social skills that ... More


Tales of Terror from Juvenile Justice and Education

N. Dickon Reppucci, Jessica R. Meyer, and Jessica Owen Kostelnik

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of patterns of juvenile crime and school violence in the United States and then provides brief narrative histories of the development and impact of zero-tolerance ... More


Contesting Public Space

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Drawing from ethnographic work in seven British towns, this chapter documents the forms of criminality which are routinely played out in the public spaces of those areas devoted to night-time ... More


Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Aaron Kupchik

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Police officers, armed security guards, surveillance cameras, and metal detectors are common features of the disturbing new landscape at many of today's high schools. You will also find new and ... More


Introduction

Maurice Punch

in Zero tolerance policing

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420558
eISBN:
9781447304395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420558.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

For the past two decades, police organization has been under constant pressure. In the UK, this has come in the form of successive governments determined to reform the police into an effective and ... More


Epilogue

Aaron Kupchik

in Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748206
eISBN:
9780814749203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748206.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This epilogue expresses optimism that the conditions of school discipline may be improving. In particular, the author has remained in contact with Unionville High and Centerville High and has ... More


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