About the Book

Piss Off!

Piss Off!

How Drug Testing and Other Privacy Violations are Alienating America’s Youth
September 2004
Trade Paperback · 352 Pages
$18.95 U.S. · $23.00 CAN
ISBN 9781567512960
Common Courage Press

 

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Description

From the assault by drug warriors, fear-mongers, and control freaks on students’ privacy rights, kids are under attack. Part One lays a foundation for understanding current search policies in schools by describing and critiquing their legal precedents as well as the socio-cultural climate.

Part Two examines five types of searches conducted at schools across America.

Part Three focuses on the impact of school search policies. The final chapter hypothesizes why, in light of all the negatives, we are increasingly using intrusive policies in schools.

Laura Finley is a former high school social studies teacher. She teaches and writes about social justice issues.

Peter Finley is a former high school teacher and coach. He is now a doctoral candidate in sport administration.

About the Authors

Laura Finley, a former high school social studies teacher, has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Western Michigan University. She teaches and writes about social justice issues. Peter Finley, a former high school teacher and coach, is now a doctoral candidate in sport administration at the University of Northern Colorado.