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TITLE OF DOCUMENT:

Gewalt an Schulen. Analyse und Prävention

NAME OF AUTHOR(S):

Wolfgang Melzer

NAME OF PUBLISHER:

Weinheim: Psychosozial-Verlag 2006

LANGUAGE OF DOCUMENT:

German

LANGUAGE OF THE REVIEW:

English

KEYWORDS:

Violence in schools, Violence by teachers, Prevention

DOCUMENT TYPOLOGY:

Book

TARGET GROUP OF PUBLICATION:

Parents, Policy Makers, Teachers, Researchers.

SIZE OF THE PUBLICATION:

Over 100 pages

DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS:

By working up the results of numerous quantitative and qualitative studies of the recent years the reader gets a good overview about the issue of violence in schools. Besides the analysis of various phenomena of violence, its causes and a victim-offender typology, as well as gender issues this book provides the different perceptions of violence from the perspective of students and teachers. Some posts are also dealing with the highly controversial issue of violent actions of teachers.
Furthermore, preventive and interventional measures are explained and evaluated.

REVIEWER’S COMMENTS ON THE DOCUMENT:

Based on a well-funded analysis of past research ones get a deep insight into the research topic. It is noteworthy that this book also considers articles on teacher violence.

NAME OF THE REVIEWING ORGANISATION:

Zepf

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