Children of violence in America

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G.E. McCuen Publications , Hudson, Wis
Juvenile delinquency -- United States., Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention., Violence in children -- United States., School violence -- United States., Gangs -- United St
Statement[edited by] Gary E. McCuen.
SeriesIdeas in conflict
ContributionsMcCuen, Gary E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9104 .C458 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22934013M
ISBN 10086596095X
OCLC/WorldCa32400303

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[Gary E McCuen;] -- Discusses the issues surrounding youth violence in the United States. Includes. About Teen Violence in America “A powerful and important book that explains the epidemic rise and complex underlying causes of youth violence, and opens a discussion on strategies to protect our children from physical and emotional harm.” Our children are our future.

Children's Express, a news service reported and edited by YAs, interviewed teens across the U.S. The chilling pieces give an uncensored, shockingly raw picture of the environment young people endure- the cross-cultural violence of drugs, guns, physical and mental abuse, and by: This is the 5 book series: Children of Violence.

The individual volumes are: Book 1: Martha Quest Book 2: A Proper Marriage Book 3: A Ripple from the Storm Book 4: Landlocked Book 5: The Four-Gated City.

Also see: American Editions. The book also describes promising interventions that have helped children already damaged by violence and suggests strategies for preventing violence before it occurs. The book is divided into five sections that cover developmental consequences, causes, interventions, prevention, and future research and public policy : Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America by Rosenberg, Tina and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at CHILDREN OF CAIN: Violence and the Violent in Latin America User Review - Kirkus.

Rosenberg, a MacArthur ``genius''-award journalist with a strong sense of narrative, looks far beyond the usual lurid accounts of violence in Latin America to write a personalized book that digs down Read full review5/5(1). In Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America, Rosenburg's thesis is that whether or not a military junta or a democratic republic runs a state, a state cannot function properly unless that state respects its citizens and the citizens respect the by: 9.

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a way to understand what has happened with violence in America.”. Violence has played a part in children’s literature throughout the ages, but as Maureen Nimon () points out in her essay about violence in children’s literature, “It is only in recent decades that the place of violence in children’s books has been so vigorously questioned” (p.

31). This book shows just a fraction of the violence that takes place in South America, but it intentionally steers clear of making it just a show of who is more violent or how incredible the carnage of American backed regimes could be, but focuses on how they came to such a state and the process to getting there.

flag Like see review/5. Teen Violence in America attempts to explain the epidemic rise and complex underlying causes of youth violence, as well as open a discussion on strategies to protect our children from physical and emotional harm.

Teen Violence in America seeks to identify those circumstances that can place youths at risk for violent behavior, what ignites this predilection into violent action, and to identify. And then, after finishing Elliott Currie’s “A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America,” a smart, timely, deeply disturbing and essential book by a veteran.

This is the best book on Latin America I've ever read--it is extremely accessible for people who know nothing about Latin America, and for those who do, it is a major contribution to our understanding of the region.

Rosenberg's vinnettes and explanations of the violence seemingly endemic to Latin America are brilliantly written and by: 9.

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Riley opens up to a school social worker about witnessing domestic violence at home. The book helps kids and the adults in their lives recognize the signs of trauma. “They’re losing sleep. Whereas the chances of serious violence, such as shootings, are very low, violence continues to take place in schools.

The latest data available on criminal incidents (school year –) reveal that about half of public middle and high schools reported at least one incident of physical attacks, fights (without a weapon), theft, larceny.

The Public Assault on America's Children book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Does our society care about its children. T /5(2). It looked as if America’s built-in propensity for violence and disorder—the excesses of excess men—had finally run its troubled course.

Then came the s and s, the coming of age of the baby boomers, the sexual revolution, and a sustained rise in violent crime and drug abuse. Yet every day, new reports come in describing violent assaults against youths, or dramatic increases in gang recruitment of teens, or the terrible, hostile environments children are forced to grow up in.

Teen Violence in America is a careful examination of the causes of this epidemic rise in youth violence. “ A Kids Book About Racism ” by Jelani Memory (A Kids Book About, $).

There are no pictures, but even very early readers can decipher the vocabulary in this book. Voices from the Future: Our Children Tell Us about Violence in America Childrens Express, Author, Susan Goodwillie, Editor, Jonathan Kozol, Introduction by Crown Publishers $20 (p) ISBN Reactions to violence in academic and social environments may differ among age groups.

Younger children may internalize abuse-related distress as a harsh consequence to poor or inadequate performance. Fusco and Fantuzzo () found that younger children lack the ability to understand the dynamics of interparental violence and thus.

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Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America by Tina Rosenberg | Editorial bring Children of Cain to life and start to lead North American readers down the hard path toward understanding Latin America." —Los Angeles Times Book Review Latin America's children are seen but seldom listened to.

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Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America ISBN or UPC: Book Condition: Used - Good Description: May have some shelf-wear due to normal use. Our customer's satisfaction is our top priority. Violence against children takes many forms, including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, and may involve neglect or deprivation.

Violence occurs in many settings, including the home, school, community and over the Internet. Similarly, a wide range of perpetrators commit violence against children, such as family members, intimate partners, teachers, neighbours, strangers and other children.

Differences by age. Except for physical assault, all types of exposure to violence were more common among older children and adolescents. For example, past-year rates for maltreatment were greater for older children: In13 percent of children ages 2 to 5, 14 percent of children ages 6 to 9, and 16 percent of children ages 10 to 13 reported maltreatment in the past year, compared with   In the s UNESCO carried out a Global Media Violence Survey with the participation of over 5, students aged 12 in 23 countries across the world.

The objective of the survey was to understand the influence of media on children and the relationship between violence in media and aggressive behavior among them. NO VISIBLE BRUISES What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us By Rachel Louise Snyder [ This was selected as one of the Book Review’s 10 best books.

forms of violence against children, and will be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in This is the first global report to document the impact of domestic violence on concludes with key actions that must be taken to better support and protect the forgotten victims of violence .A report by the US Secret Service and the US Department of Education, which examined 37 incidents of targeted school shootings and school attacks from to in this country, found that “over half of the attackers demonstrated some interest in violence through movies, video games, books, and other media.” 2.The study concluded that 66% of children's programming had violence.

Of the shows with violent content three-quarters demonstrated unpunished violence and when violence occurred 58% of the time, victims were not shown experiencing pain.

(14) Forty-six percent of all television violence identified by the study took place in children's cartoons.