Citations with the tag: VIOLENCE -- Government policy
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- Fanning the flames.
Shepherd, Anne // Africa Report; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p57
Reports that over the last two years, nine people a day have been killed in political violence in South Africa and a hearing on this subject in London suggested that the de Klerk government is implicitly, if not explicitly, responsible for this violence, much of which has been blamed on...
- Government starts drive against carjackings.
Shepherd, Anne // Current Events; 10/26/92, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p3
Discusses the efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to crack down on carjacking. Carjacking is the armed hijacking of a car; Carjacking is frightening because it strikes where people feel safe, in their cars; Because of increased security devices, robbers find it easier to steal a car...
- No violence rule.
Shepherd, Anne // Occupational Hazards; Jul94, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p9
Reports that OSHA does not plan to promulgate a rule on workplace violence but allows states to tackle the issue.
- Military eyes wide shut on Indonesia's latest unrest.
Murphy, Dan // Christian Science Monitor; 6/7/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 137, p7
Reports on the lack of governmental response in Indonesia to violence between Christians and Muslims in the Maluku islands. INSET: East Timor general denies military wrongdoing.
- Militants arrested in crackdown.
Murphy, Dan // World & I; Feb93, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p141
Discusses how Egyptian security forces hunting Muslim militants have arrested 573 people in the largest security operation Cairo has seen in recent years. Operation began in the poor district of Imbaba on December 8; Trying to curb militant-related violence.
- The President's Radio Address.
Murphy, Dan // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 9/20/99, Vol. 35 Issue 37, p1725
Presents the text of a radio address given by the United States President Bill Clinton on September 11, 1999 which deals with school violence.
- Elite unit cracks down on violent crimes.
Murphy, Dan // New York Amsterdam News; 4/1/95, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p16
Reports on a yearlong anti-violence initiative undertaken by federal, state and local law enforcement to protect residents of the New York metropolitan area and Long Island. Information on the increase of violence by organized groups.
- It's not Weimar all over again.
Cooper, Rand Richards // Commonweal; 5/7/93, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p11
Contrasts the actions that are occurring in Germany now as skinheads attack foreigners and the 1919-33 Weimar Republic, which allowed the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazis. Rock-solid foundations of democracy in today's Germany; Economic conditions of Germany today; Current national campaign...
- Muffling the music of hate.
Masland, Tom; Breslau, Karen // Newsweek; 12/14/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 24, p53
Offers a look at how Germany is cracking down on skinhead rock. `Oi!' music is both a cause and a symptom of neo-Nazi violence; Emblem of an international underground of haters; German government considers the music a continuing threat to peace;The spread of this type of music; Example of...
- Memorandum on a Guidebook for Victims of Domestic Violence.
Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 11/9/98, Vol. 34 Issue 45, p2251
Presents the text of a memorandum on a guidebook for victims of domestic violence sent by the president of the United States on November 4, 1998.
- SPJ assists in drafting of campus bill.
Clinton, William J. // Editor & Publisher; 03/15/97, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p13
Reports on the Society of Professional Journalists' (SPJ) assistance in the drafting of a bill to make it easier to determine if a college campus is safe. Sponsorship of the Accuracy in Campus Crime Reporting Act of 1997 bill by Representatives John J. Duncan Jr. and Charles E. Schumer;...
- Homeowners Coverage for Domestic Torts?
Russo, Donna // Insurance Advocate; 02/12/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p11
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- Efforts by child welfare agencies to address domestic violence.
Aron, Laudan Y.; Olson, Krsta K. // Public Welfare; Summer97, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p4
Presents a synopsis of the report `Efforts By Child Welfare Agencies to Address Domestic Violence: The Experiences of Five Communities,' prepared under contract with the US Department of Health and Human Services. Distinction between child protective services (CPS) and domestic violence...
- Australia and physical punishment.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1994, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p12
Focuses on the new UNICEF report `The Progress of Nations.' Australia's approach to the physical punishment of children in homes, schools and correctional institutions; Ranking of countries according to their achievements in children's health, nutrition, education, family planning and progress...
- OSHA citing violence.
Colman, Adrian // Occupational Hazards; Mar94, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p20
Reports that OSHA plans a more active role in preventing workplace violence. Plan to use the OSH Act's general duty clause to cite employers who do not protect workers from preventable criminal violence.
- Laying down the law.
Silverstein, Ken // Scholastic Update; 2/11/94, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p14
Discusses lawmakers advocation of a `get tough' program as a solution to teenage violence. Program description; Benefits of the program; Role of President Bill Clinton's administration; List of alternative solutions; Summation of views and criticisms regarding the program.
- Oklahoma monitors intimate partner violence.
Silverstein, Ken // Nation's Health; Mar2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the efforts of Oklahoma health officials to address the rise in the incidence of domestic violence in the state. Why intimate partner violence is considered as a public health issue; Details on the plans for the implementation of an intimate partner violence injury surveillance;...
- Michigan enacts tough school gun law; Educators ponder effects on students.
Silverstein, Ken // Curriculum Review; Jan1995, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the school weapons law enacted by the state of Michigan which expels a student who brings any weapon onto school property. Concerns by school administrators on the plight of expelled students; Opinions in favor of the law; Date of effectivity of the law.
- Crime & justice.
Harper, Todd // Youth Studies Australia; Summer1992, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p7
Reports that Victoria's Education Department will provide schools with written advice on how to deal with intruders, as presented in the September 13, 1992 issue of `Sunday Age.' Description of an assault incident.
- Enlisting the feds in the war on gangs.
Witkin, Gordon // U.S. News & World Report; 3/6/95, Vol. 118 Issue 9, p38
Examines how federal agents are joining state and local police in an attempt to reduce gang violence. Growing number of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents devoted to fighting violence; Efforts of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Treasury Department's Bureau of Alcohol,...
- ...But Violence Is Widespread Against Women.
Seper, Jerry // Insight on the News; 02/08/99, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p43
Reports on the violence against women in the United States (US). Percentage of US population which have been raped or experienced rape during their lifetime; Survey conducted by the Justice and Health and Human Service departments on the issue; Government program aimed at domestic violence.
- School Safety Should Top Federal Agencies' Agenda.
Lavarello, Curtis S. // Education Week; 10/18/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p31
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "School Shootings in Policy Spotlight," in the October 11, 2006 issue.
- Memorandum on the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction initiative.
Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 7/15/96, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p1205
Presents US President Bill Clinton's July 8, 1996, memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Attorney General, focusing on the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction initiative. Firearms violence in the US; Government's efforts to prevent firearms violence.
- Littleton sets Washington agenda.
Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor; 6/18/99, Vol. 91 Issue 142, p1
Reports on the impact that the Colorado school shootings have had on the public attitude toward violence and lawmakers' decisions. How youth violence has become one of the government's number one topics; Results of a Pew survey on the most important problems in the United States as of June...
- Addressing Youth Crime.
Grier, Peter // America; 09/30/2000, Vol. 183 Issue 9, p21
Interviews Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III of the Azusa Christian Community in Dorchester, Massachusetts. His view on the crime risk facing young people; Hi comments on the policies which address the problem of youth offenders in the United States.
- Parents called to account in offensive against rowdy teenagers and begging.
Jerrom, Clare // Community Care; 3/20/2003, Issue 1464, p14
Reports that, according to plans of the Great Britain government, parents will be held accountable in offensive against anti-social behavior in children. Proposal for extending fines for disorderly conduct in children to parents; Suggestion of intensive support schemes to improve parenting...
- Little Steps, But a Long, Long Way To Go.
Jerrom, Clare // NEA Today; Feb2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p12
Argues that the United States Congress has done little to address the problems of school safety and students who bring guns to school. Political activity of the National Education Association regarding school safety and violence; Inclusions in the appropriations package for school safety in the...
- Stopping kids from killing.
LEATHERBY, DREW // State Government News; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p19
Announces that several states in the United States have taken steps to combat school violence. Reason for the raised awareness of school violence; Information on the report `Indicators of School Crime and Safety'; Some shooting incidents in schools.
- Remarks on the unveiling of the domestic violence hotline and an exchange with reporters.
Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 2/26/96, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p347
Presents an excerpt of President Bill Clinton's remarks on the unveiling of the Domestic Violence Hotline, delivered on February 21, 1996. Violence Against Women Act; Efforts to prevent domestic violence.
- (WOMEN'S HEALTH) $500K Grants Go to Campus Victim Services Programs.
Clinton, William J. // Community Health Funding Week; 1/29/2010, p14
The article reports that multiple grants up to 500,000 dollars each will be provided to the Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program of the U.S. Justice Department.
- School violence initiatives debated.
Barlas, Stephen // American City & County; Jan1999, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p12
Looks at some initiatives implemented in the United States to combat school violence. Background of the community-oriented policing services (COOP); Information on the `Safe Streets Act'; Purpose of the Safe Schools-Safe Communities Initiative.
- More Police in Chicago Schools.
Barlas, Stephen // Education Week; 3/19/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p5
The article reports about the efforts initiated by Chicago, Illinois, police for the reduction of violent acts at troubled schools. Chicago's police superintendent made a statement that the department will increase its presence at troubled schools in an effort to keep a check on violent...
- Murder-suicide raises questions in Tacoma.
Barlas, Stephen // American City & County; Nov2003, Vol. 118 Issue 12, p19
Interviews interim city manager James Walton on issues relating to a murder-suicide in Tacoma, Washington. Problems with the city's council-manager form of government; Reaction of Walton to the scrutiny received by his office; Measures taken by the city to improve domestic violence policies.
- School Leaders Tested on legal Knowledge.
Walsh, Mark // Education Week; 11/28/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p12
Reports developments related to educational law in the United States as of November 2001. Test for school leaders on their knowledge of education law; School policies of 'zero tolerance' for weapons, drugs and rules violations; Warnings of legal experts regarding legal challenges faced by schools.
- Will school uniforms help curb student violence?
Walsh, Mark // Jet; 4/1/96, Vol. 89 Issue 20, p12
Reports on President Bill Clinton's support for public schools' initiative to require uniforms if it would curb student violence. News headlines about teenagers killing each other over designer clothes or jackets; Remarks of Doctor Reginald Wilson, senior scholar at the American Council on...
- GREAT MOMENTS IN DRINKING.
Seligman, Daniel; Lieber, Ronald B. // Fortune; 5/29/1995, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p176
Features an excerpt from an article which appeared in `Lawyers Weekly USA,' discussing the `Dram Shop Statute' of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. How the court has become the first in the United States to allow a bar to be sued for domestic violence; Details of the case.
- Britain: prosecuting batterers.
C.A.D. // Off Our Backs; Apr2000, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on Great Britain Home Office's development of guidelines on combating domestic violence. Need for British prosecutors to examine a proposal to take batterers to court; Support from groups campaigning against battering.
- Crime report under White House seal.
Gest, Ted; Cooper, Matthew // U.S. News & World Report; 4/4/94, Vol. 116 Issue 13, p25
Focuses on controversial proposals under study by the White House that stress a preventive approach to crime and violence. Regulation of firearms by the government; Counseling of youth; Urged federal backing for `home visitations' where child abuse is suspected; Calls for a `Government/Media...
- UK: Police ordered to crack down on wife-beaters.
Gest, Ted; Cooper, Matthew // Women's International Network News; Autumn90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p42
Reports on the mobilization of the British police to crackdown on wife-beaters. Home Office Minister's issuance of guidelines for the police; Description of the suffering by victims of maltreatment; Investigation of complaints of violence.
- Does Federalism Matter? Evaluating State Architecture and Family and Domestic Violence Policy in Australia and New Zealand.
Chappell, Louise; Curtin, Jennifer // Publius: The Journal of Federalism; Jan2013, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p24
Does federalism make a difference to policy making in the area of family and domestic violence (FDV)? This article explores this question through a comparison of Australia and New Zealand whose state architecture aside from federalism is very similar. It argues that Australian federalism has...
- Blunkett's plans leave social workers in quandary over 'enforcement' role.
Jerrom, Clare // Community Care; 3/20/2003, Issue 1464, p18
Focuses on the significance of plans of David Blunkett, the home secretary in the Great Britain House of Commons, to deal with anti-social behavior in children in the country. Publication of the document titled 'Respect and Responsibility--Taking a Stand Against Anti-Social Behavior'...
- On Regional and Cultural Approaches to Australian Indigenous Violence.
Memmott, Paul // Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology (Australian Acad; Aug2010, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p333
Based on a national analysis of Indigenous family violence, the 2001 monograph on �Violence in Indigenous Communities� by the author and his colleagues for the Australian Attorney-General's Department called for government agencies to �take a regional approach to supporting and...
- New Youth Violence Initiative.
Memmott, Paul // Parks & Recreation; Oct99, Vol. 34 Issue 10, Dateline p2
Deals with an interagency initiative to combat youth violence in the United States announced by Senators Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania and Tom Harkin of Iowa. Amount allocated for the initiative; Components of the initiative; Why the proposal could be difficult to pass.
- Parental Rating Systems for Movies, Music, Games.
Memmott, Paul // Consumers' Research Magazine; Dec2000, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p22
Presents an excerpt from the report issued by the United States Federal Trade Commission on September 2000 entitled `Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children: A Review of Self-Regulation and Industry Practices in Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game Industries.'
- Promoting the Safe and Strategic Use of Technology for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Evaluation of the Technology Safety Project.
Finn, Jerry; Atkinson, Teresa // Journal of Family Violence; Jan2009, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p53
The Technology Safety Project of the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence was designed to increase awareness and knowledge of technology safety issues for domestic violence victims, survivors, and advocacy staff. The project used a �train the trainer� model and provided...
- Armed conflict and armed violence--an expanding policy lens.
Siebert, John // Ploughshares Monitor; Autumn2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p3
The article presents the author's insights on armed violence. The author considers that the lack of government control intense government dysfunction including armed violence, social, and economic structural problems. He features the armed violence happening in Mexico, Jamaica, and Africa and...
- Military Courts.
Raza, Moosi // Economic Review (05318955); Nov98, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p3
Discusses the implications of the proposed establishment of military courts to combat terrorism and violence in Sindh, Pakistan. Lessons learned from the establishment of military courts in April 19, 1977; Constitutional provisions being invoke by the government; Anti-army sentiment; Failure to...
- Smoking guns.
Schulz, Max // Reason; Jul98, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p56
Focuses on the plan of Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell to sue handgun manufacturers. Magnitude of gun violence in Philadelphia; Attitude of Rendell on gun violence; Question on the move of Rendell.
- A Bully by the Horns.
Schulz, Max // New York Times Upfront; 9/3/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p9
Presents a study conducted by the United States National Institutes of Health on bullying. Examples of bullying tactics; Implementation of laws requiring schools to develop antibullying programs; Reduction of bullying incidence.
- Abuse: does zero tolerance work in learning disability settings?
Watt, Gary // Learning Disability Practice; Jul2009, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p34
The article looks at Great Britain's Department of Health's zero tolerance campaign for the treatment of violent patients with learning disabilities. The National Health Service instituted the campaign to identify and reduce the instances of violence and aggression against health care employees....