5 edition of The Other America - Teens and Violence (The Other America) found in the catalog.
August 14, 2001 by Lucent Books .
Written in English
|Contributions||Carl Franzen (Photographer)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
I found the article to be informative yet leaves the reader with unclear data. I found this chapter interesting that the author directs much more responsibility back to the individual and the community. You've seen the arguments about the second amendment. How are we to explain rape victims who seemingly "get over" their experience with no lingering emotional scars? Prothrow-Stith presents several opinions regarding the cause of violence and aggressive behavior. It not only helps readers determine if a child is involved in a gang, but also offers a range of practical, effective strategies to help protect children and communities from this terrifying menace.
A study by the Northeastern Ohio Trauma group measured data for and indicated an assault tare of perpopulation. Teen suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of Forms of slow violence become relatively invisible due to an assumption that violence should be "spectacular" and "instantaneous" rather than "incremental. The contributors grapple with the complexities of these issues rather than play into oversimplified popular debates. The following four-level version of the ecological model is often used in the study of violence: The first level identifies biological and personal factors that influence how individuals behave and increase their likelihood of becoming a victim or perpetrator of violence: demographic characteristics age, education, incomegeneticsbrain lesionspersonality disorderssubstance abuseand a history of experiencing, witnessing, or engaging in violent behaviour. Or a coach or a minister.
She places more emphasis on poverty and the effects of parental involvement. Following is information about the underlying forces behind these teen issues, as well as actions that parents, teachers and each one of us can take to address them. This book exmaines antisocial personality disorder or ASP, the mysterious mental condition that underlies this lifelong penchant for bad behavior. Soon, he started to see parallels between how violence was being viewed and treated by officials and how the AIDS epidemic was mismanaged and underfunded. What You Can Do: If an adolescent says "I want to kill myself" or "I'm going to commit suicide," always take the statement seriously and immediately seek assistance from a qualified mental health professional. Drawing on literally thousands of sources, from scientific journals to personal interviews, as well as his own experience as both a primatologist and a soldier, he explains why males are far more aggressive than females: male violence is largely innate, a product of millions of years of evolution.
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And, discusses how the individual and society as a whole might use the tools of psychotherapy to block the psychological pathways to war, genocide, rape and murder. Chronic poverty is being passed from generation to generation much like a genetic disease.
Write a letter or short speech defending your right to be a part of the conversation, and share it with your school board, local government officials, or national leaders.
Violence among African-American children has increased percent. It can be argued that it is difficult to evaluate the impact of The Other America - Teens and Violence book of these factors on teenage behavior because aggression is usually triggered by a combination of factors.
This also includes monies for violence prevention strategies that may include conflict resolution, peer mediation, teaching law and invoking individual student responsibility.
We meet female sex offenders, women who kill their own children and women with Munchausen syndrome who caused their children repetitive illness and sometimes death. How do you know that these statistics are from a reputable source? Mark L. Are any of their methods the same?
This is an excellent article that fully exposes the incidence and prevalence of racism in America. Nixon's philosophy "complicates conventional perceptions of violence as a highly visible act that is [plausibly] newsworthy because it is focused around an event, bounded by time.
The program served no distinct purpose other than to devalue the worth of many African-American children. Do you think she should?
Whether you are concerned that your child might be violent or you want to be sure he or she isn't hanging around potential trouble-makers, this book will help you stop feeling helpless and take action. There needs to be cooperation between law and medicine to uphold those rights but guarantee responsibility within that right.
And we were just still there playing like nothing happened. Are both types represented in the story? This contagious theory was pioneered by Slutkin, who spent his early career working to prevent the spread of communicable diseases such as tuberculosis in San Francisco and Somalia, and AIDS in Uganda.
These books — some nonfiction, others fiction — explore gun violence and gun control in a myriad of ways. The ultimate goal of the statute appears good, however, the guidelines establish that grant awards will be given on a competitive review basis.Gang violence must be taken seriously as 50 to 80 per cent of all murders in the urban police divisions I have studied are directly gang related; and aspects of the residue are often vendetta committed within gang sites.
In other words, even some cases of interpersonal violence (family feud, 'Matey' war, tenement war) are gang-related. Dec 25, · Read on for the statistics that capture gun violence in America. 39, The number of Americans killed by guns in the average cost of transfusing a gunshot patient was more than $11, — almost twice the cost for victims of other types of traumatic injuries.
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That has been true for a long time, and it remains true .Violence in America: The History of Crime presents a wealth of new research on the long-term dynamics of murder and other crimes of violence.
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