These Deadly Times: Reconceptualizing School Violence by Using Critical Race Theory and Disability Studies

@article{Watts2004TheseDT,
  title={These Deadly Times: Reconceptualizing School Violence by Using Critical Race Theory and Disability Studies},
  author={I. E. Watts and Nirmala Erevelles},
  journal={American Educational Research Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={41},
  pages={271 - 299}
}
Most pragmatic responses to school violence seek to assign individual blame and to instill individual responsibility in students. The authors of this article argue that school violence is the result of the structural violence of oppressive social conditions that force students (especially low-income, male African American and Latino students) to feel vulnerable, angry, and resistant to the normative expectations of prison-like school environments. From the vantage point of the intersection of… Expand
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