Rethinking School Violence

Rethinking School Violence : Theory, Gender, Context

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Taking a sociocultural approach to understanding violence, the authors in this collection examine how norms of gender, culture and educational practice contribute to school violence, providing strategies to intervene in and address violence in educational more

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  • Hardback | 242 pages
  • 144 x 218 x 20mm | 421.84g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012
  • biography
  • 0230576699
  • 9780230576698
  • 1,203,059

About Sue Saltmarsh

DEEVIA BHANA Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa RACHEL BUCHANAN Lecturer in Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia MOIRA CARMODY Associate Professor at the University Western Sydney, Australia RONNIE CASELLA Professor of Educational Foundations and Secondary Education at Central Connecticut State University, USA AMY CHAPMAN Lecturer in Education Studies at the Australian Catholic University, Australia VIJAY HAMLALL PhD candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa SARA KNOX Associate Professor at the University of Western Sydney, Australia DAVID MCINNES Lecturer at the University of Western Sydney, Australia MARTIN MILLS Professor of Education at The University of Queensland, Australia ROBERT MORRELL Professor in the Education Faculty of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africashow more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: The Case for Rethinking School Violence; K.Robinson, C.Davies& S.Saltmarsh PART I: SCHOOL VIOLENCE IN CONTEXT 'The Kid Most Likely': Naming, Brutality and Silence Within and Beyond School Settings; S.Saltmarsh The Historical and Political Roots of School Violence in South Africa: Developing a Cross-National Theory; R.Casella FYI...Virtual Space has a Context: Toward an Alternative Frame for Understanding Cyberbullying; A.Chapman& R.Buchanan PART II: GENDER AND SCHOOL VIOLENCE Sexual Harassment in Schools: Issues of Identity and Power - Negotiating the Complexities, Contexts, and Contradictions of this Everyday Practice; K.Robinson Schools, Violence, Masculinities and Privilege; M.Mills 'I'm Not Scared of the Teacher - I Can Hold Him - I Can Hold Him With My Bare Hands': Schoolboys, Male Teachers and Physical Violence at a Durban Secondary School in South Africa; R.Morrell, D.Bhana& V.Hamlall PART III: LANGUAGE, REPRESENTATION AND PRACTICE Speaking Violence: Homophobia and the Production of Injurious Speech in Schooling Cultures; C.Davies& D.McInnes Random School Shootings, Teen Culture and the Representation of Violence; S.Knox Young People, Ethical Sex and Violence Prevention; M.Carmody Conclusion; K.Robinson, C.Davies& S.Saltmarsh Bibliography Indexshow more