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Preventing school violence: Comparing policies in Sweden (Gothenburg) and US (Oakland)
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Philosophy and History of Technology, Philosophy.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8186-3662
Lund University.
Gothenburg University.
2015 (English)In: Association for Women in Psychology 2015 National Conference: Feminism and Restorative Justice, Association for Women in Psychology , 2015Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

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.

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Association for Women in Psychology , 2015.
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School Shootings, workplace violence, Ethics
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-166160OAI: diva2:809383
40th Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, San Francisco, USA, March 5-8 2015
Postdoc grant (FORTE): Violence and Threat Risk Assessment in three government agencies
Forte, Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, 2013-1670

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