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In Search of Civility Confronting Incivility on the College Campus

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ISBN-10: 1600379079

ISBN-13: 9781600379079

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kent M. Weeks

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Americans are troubled by the growing incivility they see in public life and in their interpersonal relationships. The lack of civility is an increasing issue on college campuses, reflecting deep societal problems."In Search of Civility: Confronting Incivility on the College Campus", explores the timely issue by weaving stories of four college freshmen at a large university with current research on civility issues.The four students encounter civility dilemmas ranging from cheating, plagiarism, and misuse of technology to alcohol, diversity, and peer pressure. They want to do the right thing, but distinguishing between right and wrong sometimes proves to be difficult particularly when their…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 164
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Why Civility?
What Is Civility?
Why Focus On the College Campus?
Who Are The Students Now Entering College?
Civility and the Greek System
A History of the Greek System
Becoming Greek
Compulsive Conformity: Lindsey
Pressures Of Pledging: Jacob
Hazing: Antonio
Alternatives to Greek Life: Sonam
Civility In The Classroom
Pressure to Cheat: Antonio
Understanding Plagiarism: Jacob
Uncivil Professors: Lindsey
Uncivil Students: Sonam
College Athletics
A Brief History
Student Athletes: Antonio
The Fans-Love Thy Enemy: Lindsey
Abusive Fans: Sonam
Postgame Fan Violence: Jacob
Residential Life
History of College Dormitories
Uncivil Roommates: Lindsey
Incivility in the Dorm Room: Antonio
Virtual Violence: Jacob
Pirates of the Dormitory: Sonam
The Question of Healthy Behaviors
Drinking and Substance Abuse: Antonio
Image Consciousness: Lindsey
Depression And Suicide: Sonam
Hook-up Culture: Jacob
Confronting Stereotypes And Prejudice: Antonio and Sonam
Coexisting Peacefully: Jacob
Achieving a Diverse Educational Environment: Lindsey
Facing Civility
About the Author
College Civility Initiatives
Civility Resources
Local Government Civility Initiatives