Smoke and Mirrors: The Hidden Context of Violence in Schools and Society
Stephanie Urso Spina
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 2000 - Education - 280 pages
Many of our countryOs children face daily a threat to their personal safety and well-being. As school boards, law enforcement officials, and policymakers continue to look for ways to stop youth violence in urban and suburban schools, not enough attention is paid to eradicating the socioeconomic and cultural conditions that give rise to these acts. In this timely and thought-provoking collection, seasoned educators and cultural theorists emphasize this connection between youth violence and the realities faced by many children poverty, racism, unequal opportunity, and the mediaOs glorification of violence.
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