Skip to content

Murder Is No Accident Understanding and Preventing Youth Violence in America

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 078796980X

ISBN-13: 9780787969806

Edition: 2004

Authors: Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Howard R. Spivak

List price: $40.00
Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Authors Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Howard R. Spivak- two prominent Boston-area public health officials who played leading roles in that city's turnaround- show that the key to Boston's success was creating an interdisciplinary citywide movement. The city's movement- made up of educators, community leaders, police officers, emergency room workers, activist teens, teen and family member survivors of violence, and many others- worked for more than ten years to implement multifaceted preventive programs that confronted each risk factor for youth violence, including Positive Role Models: Peer mentoring and teacher-training programs Healthy and Safe Communities: Youth centers,…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.32" wide x 9.35" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

The Problem
A Shocked America: The Epidemic Spreads
Who Are We?
Issues and Solutions
What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?
Understanding Risk and Resiliency
Guns: Escalating the Consequences
It's the Television, Stupid
The Demonization of Youth
Girls and Violence: Rambettes
Violence at Home
What Happened in Boston
Violence Is Preventable
The Movement Grows
Lessons Learned
There Is No One Model
The System Is Part of the Problem
Going Into the Future
Further Reading
About the Authors