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Beyond suppression: global perspectives on youth violence

Background. An introduction to youth violence ; What we know about the nature and causes of youth violence ; What we know about preventing violence ; Public policy approaches to youth violence prevention -- Single-sector interventions. Addressing aggression in Singapore youths: an evidence-based cas...

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Contributors: Hoffman, Joan Serra (Hrsg.); Knox, Lyndee (Other); Cohen, Robert (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. [u.a.] Praeger 2011
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Summary:Background. An introduction to youth violence ; What we know about the nature and causes of youth violence ; What we know about preventing violence ; Public policy approaches to youth violence prevention -- Single-sector interventions. Addressing aggression in Singapore youths: an evidence-based case example / Daniel Shuen-Sheng Fung, Yoon Phaik Ooi, and Rebecca P. Ang ; The CeaseFire method applied to Iraq : changing thinking and reducing violence / Gary Slutkin ... [et al.] ; The Kingston Y [superscript] TM Youth Development Program: an effective antiviolence intervention for inner-city youth in Jamaica / Nancy G. Guerra ... [et al.] ; No school left behind: merging Israel's national academic and school safety monitoring system and matching data-driven interventions for each school / Ron Avi Astor ... [et al.] ; Community-based restorative justice in northern Ireland / Neil Jarman -- The Groblershoop youth resilience to violence project / Patrick Burton -- Multisector interventions. Nothing stops a bullet like a job: homeboy industries gang prevention and intervention in Los Angeles / Jorja Leap ... [et al.] ; Youth violence prevention around the world: the YouthBuild case study / Tim Cross ; Reducing alcohol-related youth violence in Australia through community action and multisectoral collaboration : the safety action project / Ross Homel ; Youth violence prevention in Canada: exemplary, collaborative, and evidence-based efforts / Laura Dunbar, Irvin Aller, and Kate Gunn ; Tambou Lape (Drums for Peace): a positive experience for young people previously involved in armed violence / Daniela Bercovitch ; Latin American and Caribbean experience in urban youth violence prevention : citizen security and regional responses / Jorge C. Lamas and Joan Serra Hoffman ; Preventing youth violence in a community mental health clinic working with child welfare / Yoshiro Ono ; Reducing youth violence : Central American coalition for the prevention of youth violence / Lanie Reisman -- Conclusion. Putting violence prevention efforts in perspective
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XVI, 251 S. Ill., graph. Darst. 25 cm
ISBN:0313383456
0313383464
9780313383465
9780313383458