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Youth Violence

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Blood in the Schoolyard. Award-winning 1994 Cincinnati Post series on teen killings.

Child Trends Databank

Clearinghouse on Urban Education. Strategies to reduce school violence

Columbine Tragedy & Recovery. On-going Denver Post series on Columbine killings & their consequences.

Join Together. Take action against substance abuse & gun violence.

National Council on Crime & Delinquency/Children's Research Center.

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Working Against Violence Everywhere (WAVE)

Youth Violence Timeline

In the Library: Articles

Argenti, N. "Air youth: performance, violence & the state in Cameroon," Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 4,4 (12/98):753-82.

Barber, B.K. "Political violence, family relations, & Palestinian youth functioning," Journal of Adolescent Research 1,2 (4/99):206-30.

__________. "Political violence, social integration & youth functioning: Palestinian youth from the Intifada," Journal of Community Psychology 29,3 (5/01):259-80.

Baron, S.W.; D.R. Forde & L.W. Kennedy. "Rough justice: street youth & violence," Journal of Interpersonal Violence 16,7 (7/01):662-78.

Blumstein, A. "Youth violence, guns, & the illicit-drug industry," Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 86,1 (fall 95):10-36.

Buka, S.L.; T.L. Stichick, I. Birdthistle & F.J. Earls. "Youth exposure to violence: prevalence, risks, & consequences," American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 71,3 (7/01):298-310.

Colomy, P. & L.R. Greiner. "Making youth violence visible: the news media & the summer of violence," Denver University Law Review 77,4 (2000):661-88.

Curtis, R. "The improbable transformation of inner-city neighborhoods: crime, violence, drugs, & youth in the 1990s," Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 88,4 (sum 98):1233-76.

Etzioni, Amitai. "Youth violence: an "over-determined" problem," Responsive Community 9,4 (fall 99).

Everett, A. "PC youth violence: "what's the internet or video gaming got to do with it?" Denver University Law Review 77,4 (2000):689-98.

Hagan, J. & H. Foster. "Youth violence & the end of adolescence," American Sociological Review 66,6 (12/01):874-99.

Halliday-Boykins, C.A. & S. Graham. "At both ends of the gun: testing the relationship between community violence exposure & youth violent behavior," Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 29,5 (10/01):383-402.

Harrison, L.D.; P.G. Erickson, E. Adlaf & C. Freeman. "The drugs-violence nexus among American & Canadian youth," Substance Use & Misuse 36,14 (2001):2065-86.

Hine, T. "Teenagers & crime," American Heritage 50,5 (9/99).

Jenson, J.M. & M.O. Howard. "Causes & prevention of youth violence," Denver University Law Review 77,4 (2000):629-60.

Kennedy, D.M.; A.M. Piehl & A.A. Braga. "Youth violence in Boston: gun markets, serious youth offenders, & a use-reduction strategy," Law & Contemporary Problems 59,1 (win 96):147-96.

Kramer, R.C. "Poverty, inequality, & youth violence," Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 567 (1/00):123-39.

Myers, M.A. & V.L.S. Thompson. "The impact of violence exposure on African American youth in context," Youth & Society 32,2 (12/00):253-67.

Osgood, D.W. & J.M. Chambers. "Social disorganization outside the metropolis: an analysis of rural youth violence," Criminology 38,1 (2/00):81-115.

Page, R.M. & J. Hammermeister. "Weapon-carrying & youth violence," Adolescence 32, 127 (fall 97):505-13.

Purkayastha, B. "Liminal lives: South Asian youth & domestic violence," Journal of Social Distress & the Homeless 9,3 (7/00):201-19.

Rosenfeld, R.; T.M. Bray & A. Egley. "Facilitating violence: a comparison of gang-motivated & nongang youth homicides," Journal of Quantitative Criminology 15,4 (12/99):495-516.

Welch, M.; E.A. Price & N. Yankey. "Moral panic over youth violence: wilding & the manufacture of menace in the media," Youth & Society 34,1 (9/02):3-30.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aronson, Elliot. Nobody Left to Hate: Teaching Compassion after Columbine (NY: Worth, 2000).

Ascione, Frank R. Animal Abuse & Youth Violence (Washington: US Dept. of Justice, 2001).

Atehortua Cruz, Adolfo; José Joaquín Bayona Esguerra y Alba Nubia Rodríguez Pizarro. Sueños de inclusión: las violencias en Cali, años 80 (Bogotá: Cinep, 1998).

Bernstein, Saul. Alternatives to Violence: Alienated Youth & Riots, Race, & Poverty (NY: Association, 1967).

Berzano, Luigi. Giovani e violenza: comportamenti colettivi in area metropolitana

Bing, Leon. Do or Die: The Bloods & the Crips Speak for Themselves (NY, 1989).

Brownstein, Henry H. The Social Reality of Violence & Violent Crime (Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2000).

Coleman, Doriane Lambelet. Fixing Columbine: The Challenge to American Liberalism (Durham NC: Carolina Academic, 2002).

Cook, Philip J. & John H. Laub. After the Epidemic: Recent Trends in Youth Violence in the US (Cambridge MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2001).

Decker, Scott H. & Barrik Van Winkle. Life in the Gang. Family, Friends, & Violence (Cambridge, 1996).

Diogenes, Gloria. Cartografias da cultura e da violencia: gangues, galeras e o movimento hop-hop (São Paulo: Annablume, 1998).

Dorsey, Jason Ryan. Can Students End School Violence? Solutions from America's Youth (?: Golden Ladder, 200?).

Duhon-Sells, R.M. Dealing with Youth Violence: What Schools & Communities Need to Know

Fernández Villanueva, Concepción; Roberto Domínguez Bilbao, Juan Carlos Revilla Castro y Leonor Gimeno Giménez (eds.) Jóvenes violentos: causas psicosociológicas de la violencia en grupo (Barcelona: Icaria, 1998).

Flannery, R.B. Jr. Preventing Youth 'Violence: A Guide for Parents, Teachers & Counselors

Gabaldón, Luis Gerardo y Carlos Suyín Serrano. Violencia urbana: perspectivas de jóvenes transgresores y funcionarios policiales en Venezuela (Caracas: U. Andrés Bello, 2001).

Gaines, Donna. Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia's Dead End Kids (NY: Pantheon, 1991).

Garbarino, James. Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent & How We Can Save Them (NY: Free Press, 1999).

Giroux, H.A. Fugitive Cultures: Race, Violence, & Youth

Goldberg, Julie H. & William Schwabe. How Youthful Offenders Perceive Gun Violence (Santa Monica CA: RAND, 1999).

Goodman, G.S. Reducing Hate Crimes & Violence among American Youth: Creating Transformational Agency through Critical Praxis

Goodwin, William. Teen Violence (San Diego: Lucent, 1998).

Grossman, Dave. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War & Society (Boston: Little, Brown, 1995).

Hinds, Michael. Violent Kids: How Can We Change the Trend? (Dubuque IA: Kendall/Hunt, 2000).

Hine, Thomas. The Rise & Fall of the American Teenager (NY: HarperCollins, 2000).

Hoffman, Allan M. & Randal W. Summers (eds.) Teen Violence: A Global View (Westport CT: Greenwood, 2001).

Howell, J.C. Juvenile Justice & Youth Violence

Jelen, Christian. La guerre des rues: la violence et les jeunes (Paris: Plan, 1998).

Jordan, Susanne. Adolescent Violence in Cities from a Public Health Perspective: A Global Health Problem Presented within a Comprehensive Framework (Lage, Germany: H. Jacobs, 2000).

Marks, Monique. Young Warriors: Youth Politics, Identity & Violence in South Africa (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand U, 2001).

Marquez, R. The Street is My Home: Youth & Violence in Caracas (1999).

May, David C. Adolescent Fear of Crime, Perceptions of Risk, & Defensive Behaviors: An Alternative Explanation of Violent Delinquency (Lewiston NY: E. Mellen, 2001).

Measor, Lynda & Peter Squires. Young People & Community Safety: Inclusion, Risk, Tolerance & Disorder (Burlington VT: Ashgate, 2000).

Moore, Mark H; Carol V. Petrie, Anthony A. Braga & Brenda L. McLaughlin (eds.) Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence (Lexington KY: U. Kentucky, 2002).

Newman, Katherine S. Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings (NY: Basic Books, 2005).

Nicholl, Ruaridh. White Male Heart (London: Doubleday, 2001).

Pinderhughes, Howard. Race in the Hood: Conflict & Violence among Urban Youth (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota, 1997).

Richman, Jack M. & Mark W. Fraser (eds.) The Context of Youth Violence: Resilience, Risk, & Protection (Westport CT: Praeger, 2001).

Rodriguez, Luis. Hearts & Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times (NY: Seven Stories, 2001).

Pinderhughes, Howard. Pacesetting. Race in the Hood. Conflict & Violence Among Urban Youth (Minneapolis, 1997).

Sheley, J.F. & J.D. Wright. In the Line of Fire: Youth, Guns, & Violence in Urban America

Straker, G. Faces in the Revolution: The Psychological Effects of Violence on Township Youth in South Africa

Waiselfisz, Julio Jacobo. Mapa da violencia: os jovens do Brasil (Rio: Instituto Ayrton Senna, 1998).

Watts, Meredith W. (ed.) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Youth & Violence (Stamford CT: JAI, 1998).

Wertham, Frederic. The Circle of Guilt (NY, 1956). Case study of a child killer.

Wolfe, David A.; Christine Wekerle & Katreena Scott. Alternatives to Violence: Empowering Youth to Develop Healthy Relationships (Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 1997).

Yablonsky, Lewis. The Violent Gang (NY: Macmillan, 1962).

__________. Gangsters. Fifty Years of Madness, Drugs, & Death on the Streets of America (NY:NYU, 1997).

Zimring, Franklin E. American Youth Violence (NY: Oxford, 1998).

In the Library: Fiction

Shriver, Lionel. We Need to Talk About Kevin (NY: Counterpoint, 2003).

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