Homeroom Security: School Discipline in an Age of Fear Youth, Crime, and Justice

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NYU Press #ad - Our schools and our students can and should be safe, and Homeroom Security offers real strategies for making them so. You will also find new and harsher disciplinary practices: zero-tolerance policies, and arrests, random searches with drug-sniffing dogs, expulsions, and mandatory suspensions, despite the fact that school crime and violence have been decreasing nationally for the past two decades.

. Furthermore, those students who are most at-risk of problems in schools and dropping out are the ones who are most affected by these counterproductive policies. While most educators, and parents accept these harsh policing and punishment strategies based on the assumption that they keep children safe, students, Aaron Kupchik argues that we need to think more carefully about how we protect and punish students.

In homeroom security, kupchik shows that these policies lead schools to prioritize the rules instead of students, so that students’ real problems—often the very reasons for their misbehavior—get ignored. Based on years of impressive field research, Kupchik demonstrates that the policies we have zealously adopted in schools across the country are the opposite of the strategies that are known to successfully reduce student misbehavior and violence.

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The Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

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University of California Press #ad - Nowhere, has the war on crime been more influential in broadening racialized academic and socioeconomic disparity than in New Orleans, Louisiana, perhaps, where in 2002 the criminal sheriff opened his own public school at the Orleans Parish Prison. What does this mean for students, communities, and a democratic society? And how do we unravel the ties that bind the racialized realities of school failure and mass incarceration? University of California Press.

Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline. By examining this school in the local and national context, Lizbet Simmons shows how young black males are in the liminal state of losing educational affiliation while being caught in the net of correctional control.

The Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration #ad - As public schools and offices of justice have become collaborators in punishment, rates of African American suspension and expulsion have soared, dropout rates have accelerated, and prison populations have exploded. In the prison school, she asks how schools and prisons became so intertwined. The prison school, enrolled low-income african American boys who had been removed from regular public schools because of nonviolent disciplinary offenses, ” as locals called it, such as tardiness and insubordination.

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Police in the Hallways

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Univ Of Minnesota Press #ad - As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, primarily at poorly performing, racially segregated urban schools. She documents how, as law enforcement officials initiate confrontations with students, small infractions often escalate into “police matters” that can lead to summonses to criminal court, arrest, and confinement in juvenile detention centers.

Placing this trend within the context of recent social and economic changes, as well as developments within criminal justice and urban school reform, she shows how this police presence has created a culture of control in which penal management overshadows educational innovation. In police in the hallways, kathleen Nolan explores the impact of policing and punitive disciplinary policies on the students and their educational experience.

Police in the hallways also examines the prevalent forms of oppositional behavior through which students express their frustrations and their deep sense of exclusion. Through in-depth interviews with and observations of students, administrators, teachers, and police officers, Nolan offers a rich and nuanced account of daily life at a Bronx high school where police patrol the hallways and security and discipline fall under the jurisdiction of the NYPD.

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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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The New Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Morris black stats, too beautiful for words chronicles the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, administrators, highly judged—by teachers, and the justice system—and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish.

University of California Press. Called “compelling” and “thought-provoking” by kirkus reviews, practices, unstable, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the rising movement to challenge the policies, and often unsafe futures.

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools #ad - . Called a book “for everyone who cares about children” by the Washington Post, Morris’s illumination of these critical issues is “timely and important” Booklist at a moment when Black girls are the fastest growing population in the juvenile justice system. Praised by voices as wide-ranging as gloria steinem and roland martin, and highlighted for the audiences of Elle and Jet right alongside those of EdWeek and the Leonard Lopate Show, Pushout is a book that “will stay with you long after you turn the final page” Bookish.

The “powerful” michelle alexander exploration—featured by the atlantic, essence, and others—of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools In a work that Lisa Delpit calls “imperative reading, New York magazine, the Washington Post, NPR, ” Monique W.

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Little Book of Strategic Peacebuilding: A Vision And Framework For Peace With Justice Justice and Peacebuilding

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Good Books #ad - At the core of this framework is the idea of strategic peacebuilding, an interdisciplinary, coordinated approach to building a sustainable justpeace—a peace with justice. From schirch's 15 years of experience as a peacebuilding consultant in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. This little book is an attempt to bring together the various fields and activities related to peacebuilding to integrate them into one conceptual framework.

Chapters include:defining strategic peacebuildingvalues for peacebuildingAn Overview of Peacebuilding ProcessesWaging Conflict NonviolentlyReducing Direct ViolenceTransforming RelationshipsAnd more!Schirch singles out four critical actions that must be undertaken if peace is to take root at any level: waging conflict nonviolently, reducing direct violence, transforming relationships; and building capacity.

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University of California Press. Strategic peacebuilding requires clear goals. Lisa schirch sets forth paths to such realities.

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Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series

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Good Books #ad - Topics include:defining conflict transformationconflict and changeConnecting Resolution and TransformationCreating a Map of ConflictDeveloping Our CapacitiesAnd much more!Firmly rooted in faith and Mennonite teachings, and related to the popular concept of restorative justice, conflict transformation is an idea with a deep reach.

University of California Press. John Lederach. Used book in Good Condition. A guide to conflict resolution, or as the author prefers, “conflict transformation” that emphasizes the importance of building relationships and social structures through a radical respect for human rights and life. This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation.

Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series #ad - Social Policy. War and Peace. John paul lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management.

But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Politics & Government. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social change.

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Zero Tolerance: Resisting the Drive for Punishment in Our Schools :A Handbook for Parents, Students, Educators, and Citizens

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The New Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Zero tolerance” began as a prohibition against guns, but it has quickly expanded into a frenzy of punishment and tougher disciplinary measures in American schools. John Lederach. Sure to become the focus of controversy, Zero Tolerance presents a passionate, multifaceted argument against the militarization of our schools.

Social Policy. War and Peace. University of California Press. Jesse L. Politics & Government. Used book in Good Condition. Jackson, Sr. And community activists, students, along with teachers, to show that the vast majority of students expelled from schools under new disciplinary measures are sent home for nonviolent violations; that the rush to judge and punish disproportionately affects black and Latino children; and that the new disciplinary ethos is eroding constitutional protections of privacy, and Patricia Williams, Michelle Fine, free speech, and due process.

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Zero tolerance assembles prominent educators and intellectuals, including the Rev.

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Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A User Guide

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Waveland Pr Inc #ad - John Lederach. Statistical analysis has far-reaching effects at all levels of the criminal justice system--from patrol officers to precinct captains to criminal courts to the Department of Justice. Statistics provide information about the nature of crime and exactly which factors should be addressed in the attempt to minimize its occurrence.

Used book in Good Condition. Written for undergraduates with little or no background in statistics, this text clearly explains how to use statistical tools to organize and interpret data and then to reach conclusions based on statistical analysis. Used book in Good Condition. University of California Press.

Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A User Guide #ad - They avoid a comprehensive approach common to many statistics texts and instead focus on statistical tools typically used in the social sciences. Social Policy. New to this edition is the accompanying CD that contains five criminal justice data sets. With the skills needed to detect and interpret statistical data criminal justice professionals can assess whether current practices are working and change the ones that are not.

Politics & Government. War and Peace. Title of related interest also by waveland press: soderstrom-Blevins, Introductory Criminal Justice Statistics and Data Analysis, Second Edition ISBN: 9781478627098.

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The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America's Schools Intersections

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NYU Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Jessie klein makes the provocative argument that the rise of school shootings across America, and childhood aggression more broadly, are the consequences of a society that actually promotes aggressive and competitive behavior. The bully society is a call to reclaim America’s schools from the vicious cycle of aggression that threatens our children and our society at large.

Heartbreaking interviews illuminate how both boys and girls obtain status by acting “masculine”—displaying aggression at one another’s expense as both students and adults police one another to uphold gender stereotypes. Klein shows that the aggressive ritual of gender policing in american culture creates emotional damage that perpetuates violence through revenge, manifesting in high rates of suicide, self-cutting, truancy, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, but also related problems in schools, and that this cycle is the main cause of not only the many school shootings that have shocked America, and substance abuse.

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Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

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Vintage Books #ad - Social Policy. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Politics & Government. John Lederach. Used book in Good Condition. University of California Press. Vintage Books. In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.

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Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation

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Simon & Schuster #ad - War and Peace. Politics & Government. University of California Press. Used book in Good Condition. Now in paperback, prioritize children’s health, the New York Times bestseller from Race to Nowhere director Vicki Abeles about how our schools can revolutionize learning, and re-envision success for a lifetime.

Race to nowhere, creative, vicki abeles’s groundbreaking documentary about our educational system, tapped into a widespread problem in our nation’s schools: From high school to kindergarten, an entire generation of American students is being pressured to perform in ways that make them less intellectually flexible, and responsive to a changing world.

Beyond Measure: Rescuing an Overscheduled, Overtested, Underestimated Generation #ad - Simon Schuster. From limiting the number of ap courses a college will consider to eliminating the competitive need to “do more than the next kid” and shifting emphasis in the admissions process to essay options over test scores. Vintage Books. We see examples of teachers who have cut the workload in half and seen scores rise; parents who have taken the pressure off of their kids only to find their motivation and abilities rise on their own; schools that have instituted later start times so that the kids are getting the sleep they need able to learn more efficiently.

. Everyone is aware that the educational system is broken, and Beyond Measure reveals a personal, unique, on-the-ground perspective. Social Policy. Vicki brought home how, and more ap courses than their classmates, as students race against each other to have constantly higher grades, better test scores, they are damaging their own mental and physical health.

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