Shapiro, Harvey

The Wiley Handbook on Violence in Education: Forms, Factors, and Preventions

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In this comprehensive, multidisciplinary volume, experts from a wide range fields explore violence in education’s different forms, contributing factors, and contextual nature.

With contributions from noted experts in a wide-range of scholarly and professional fields, The Wiley Handbook on Violence in Education offers original research and essays that address the troubling issue of violence in education. The authors show the different forms that violence takes in educational contexts, explore the factors that contribute to violence, and provide innovative perspectives and approaches for prevention and response. This multidisciplinary volume presents a range of rigorous research that examines violence from both micro- and macro- approaches.

In its twenty-nine chapters, this comprehensive volume’s fifty-nine contributors, representing thirty-three universities from the United States and six other countries, examines violence’s distinctive forms and contributing factors. This much-needed volume:

  • Addresses the complexities of violence in education with essays from experts in the fields of sociology, psychology, criminology, education, disabilities studies, forensic psychology, philosophy, and critical theory
  • Explores the many forms of school violence including physical, verbal, linguistic, social, legal, religious, political, structural, and symbolic violence
  • Reveals violence in education’s stratified nature in order to achieve a deeper understanding of the problem
  • Demonstrates how violence in education is deeply situated in schools, communities, and the broader society and culture
  • Offers new perspectives and proposals for prevention and response

The Wiley Handbook on Violence in Education is designed to help researchers, educators, policy makers, and community leaders understand violence in educational settings and offers innovative, effective approaches to this difficult challenge.

Keywords: Bullying; criminalization of youth of color; critical pedagogy; critical race theory; discursive violence; domestic violence; drugs at school; fighting at school; gang prevention program; Gender Policing; gun control; gun lobby; gun safety; gun violence; homophobic teasing; honor; human ecological theory; illocutionary effects; intimate partner violence; macroaggression; masculinity; mental health; misogyny; National Rifle Association (NRA); nonviolence; peace education; pedagogies of discomfort; performativity; perlocutionary effects; Psychological Violence; racial justice; Rampage school shootings; rape culture; restorative justice; critical peace education; School Climate; school crime; school resource officer; school safety; school security; school shootings; school surveillance; school violence; school violence policing; school-based gang intervention; school-to-prison pipeline; security measures; sexual assault; sexual harassment; sexual violence; Structural Violence; Suicide; Suicide Prevention; symbolic violence; Title IX; violence against women; zero tolerance, Theory of Education, Theory of Education

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
Wiley Handbooks in Education
Page amount
640 pages
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