“Kupchik's writing is meticulous and even-handed, even praising the officers whose methods he strongly disagrees with.”
“Few issues are more important to parents than school violence. . . . This is research of prime quality that is readable and rigorous on an issue of extraordinary public importance and interest.”
-Jonathan Simon,author of Governing through Crime
“In his compelling, important book about American schools and discipline, Kupchik, a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, punctures the myth that tighter security measures stemmed from Columbine or any other school shooting.”
-Kate Tuttle,Boston Globe
Aaron Kupchik is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Judging Juveniles: Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and Juvenile Courts (NYU Press), winner of the 2007 American Society of Ciminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology.