Preventing school violence: Comparing policies in Sweden (Gothenburg) and US (Oakland)
2015 (English)In: Association for Women in Psychology 2015 National Conference: Feminism and Restorative Justice, Association for Women in Psychology , 2015Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
Based on content analysis of steering documents and interviews with principals in primary schools, this paper examines measures to prevent violence in Sweden and US. In comparison, US has implemented more preventive measures, from federal and state laws to restorative justice but is still struggling with much higher levels of violence.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Association for Women in Psychology , 2015.
School Shootings, workplace violence, Ethics
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
Research subject Philosophy
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-166160OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-166160DiVA: diva2:809383
40th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, San Francisco, USA, March 5-8 2015
ProjectsPostdoc grant (FORTE): Violence and Threat Risk Assessment in three government agencies
FunderForte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2013-1670
QC 201505082015-05-032015-05-032015-05-08Bibliographically approved