Preventing Violence in America
- Robert L. Hampton - Tennessee State University, United States
- Pamela Jenkins - University of New Orleans, Lakefront-New Orleans
- Thomas P. Gullotta - Child and Family Agency (CT), USA, Child and Family Agency (CT)
Children, Adolescents and Interpersonal Violence (General)
The book discusses such issues as: the disproportionate presence of violence within North American minority populations; the concept of psychological resiliency; how spirituality may serve as a protective factor; and the role of television in promoting violence. The contributors also address prevention and intervention strategies among gangs of young people, and the implementation of special programmes in schools.