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Maximum Security: The Culture of Violence in Inner-City Schools

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Escalations in student violence continue throughout the nation, but inner-city schools are the hardest hit, with classrooms and corridors infected by the anger, aggression, and criminality endemic to street life. Technological surveillance, security personnel, and paramilitary control tactics to maintain order and safety are the common administrative response. Essential educational programs are routinely slashed from school budgets, even as the number of guards, cameras, and metal detectors continues to multiply. Based on ...

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Maximum Security: The Culture of Violence in Inner-City Schools
1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143873

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Maximum Security: The Culture of Violence in Inner-City Schools
1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143866

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