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    Description"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. Ironically, as this timely collection makes clear, recent research indicates that as schools adopt more zero tolerance policies they in fact become less safe, in part because the first casualties of these measures are the central, critical relationships between teacher and student and between school and community.Zero Tolerance assembles prominent educators and intellectuals, including the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Michelle Fine, and Patricia Williams, along with teachers, students, and community activists, 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, free speech, and due process. Sure to become the focus of controversy, Zero Tolerance presents a passionate, multifaceted argument against the militarization of our schools.


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    Title
    Zero Tolerance
    Subtitle
    Resisting the Drive for Punishment
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by William Ayers, Edited by Bernadine Dohrn, Edited by Rick Ayers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565846661
    ISBN 10: 1565846664
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27220
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNL, JFFE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BIC subject category V2: JKVC
    B&T Approval Code: A37120000
    BISAC V2.8: EDU040000, EDU001000, SOC051000
    B&T Approval Code: A37580000
    BISAC V2.8: EDU044000, EDU000000
    DC21: 371.50973
    DC22: 371.50973, 371.5/430973
    LC classification: LB3012.2 .Z47 2001
    LC subject heading: , , , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: EDU049000
    Thema V1.0: JBFK, JKVC, JNL
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The New Press
    Imprint name
    The New Press
    Publication date
    01 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York