Preventing lethal violence in schools: the case for entry-based weapons screening.

@article{Mawson2002PreventingLV,
  title={Preventing lethal violence in schools: the case for entry-based weapons screening.},
  author={Anthony R Mawson and Peter M Lapsley and Allan M Hoffman and John C Guignard},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={243-60}
}
Violence-related behavior in schools has declined in recent years, but the perception of risk remains high. Disturbingly high percentages of students and teachers report staying home out of fear, and many students bring weapons to school for protection. Current proposals for preventing school violence include punishing the violence-prone, expulsion for weapon carriers, and creating a culture of nonviolence through various behavioral methods like conflict resolution. None of these proposals… CONTINUE READING

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