Crime, Deviance and Education

Experiments with “Zero tolerance policing” have taken place in both Britain and America, but the latter has taken this approach (usually underpinned in social policy terms by Wilson and Kelling’s “Broken Windows” hypothesis) further by applying it to schools – a trend that has been taken-up by some UK schools particularly, but not exclusively Academies and Free Schools (remember them?).

Research by the American Psychological Association, however, suggests this particular approach carries a range of risks.

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