Preventing and Reducing Violence in Schools and Society

Preventing and Reducing Violence in Schools and Society

Swaranjit Singh (Independent Researcher, USA) and Nancy D. Erbe (California State University, Dominguez Hills, USA)
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Release Date: February, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 331
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4072-5
ISBN13: 9781799840725|ISBN10: 1799840727|EISBN13: 9781799840732|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799854494
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In recent years, different regions of the world have been unfortunately experiencing an increase in violent acts within various communities. For example, the United States has seen an emergence of severe violence within schools over the past two decades. This tragic phenomenon is causing administrators and practitioners to rethink teaching techniques and implement concepts of violence prevention within schools and other social organizations.

Preventing and Reducing Violence in Schools and Society is a collection of innovative research on the evolution and implementation of nonviolence concepts within social settings in order to repent oppression and violence among global communities. The book explores the effective diffusion of violence through masterful negotiation and mediation skills as well as mentoring, counseling, and related processes. While highlighting topics including nonviolent teaching, active shooter training, and LGBT-phobia, this book is ideally designed for UN, governments and their heads, politicians, NGOs, communities riddled with gang and other violence, schools, educational leaders, social organizations, community leaders, teachers, preachers, religious leaders, mediators, peace activists, law enforcement, researchers, and students seeking current research on contemporary nonviolence techniques to facilitate change in schools and other societal environments.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Active Shooter Training
  • Bullying
  • Community College
  • Conflict Skills
  • Higher Education
  • Human Rights
  • LGBT-Phobia
  • LGBTQ+ Discrimination
  • Nonviolent Teaching
  • Restorative Discipline
  • School Shootings
  • State-Level Response
  • Urban Schools
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Swaranjit Singh, after having served twenty one years of commissioned service, took early retirement in 2002 from Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. He has managed full service hotels and a construction company since retirement. From 2008 he is running his education business as California State Education Vendor providing Notary Public education under aegis of Secretary of State, California. He presents on Gandhi, Nonviolence and Peacebuilding on invitation(s) and at international conferences.

Nancy D. Erbe, J.D., L.L.M., is a Professor in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She has taught at the University of Denver, Pepperdine’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Cornell School of Law, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Oslo’s International Summer School, and several universities in Cyprus and India. Her students and clients to date represent 80 countries. Professor Erbe is the author of Negotiation Alchemy: Global Skills Inspiring and Transforming Diverging Worlds (2011), Holding These Truths: Empowerment and Recognition in Action (2003), Berkeley: Public Policy Press, as well as several articles in journals including Harvard Negotiation Law Review. She recently edited Collective Efficacy (2013), United Kingdom: Emerald Press. Professor Erbe is a mediator, Paul Harris Fellow, Fulbright Senior Specialist in Peace Studies
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