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Estrada, Joey Nuñez, Jr.; Gilreath, Tamika D.; Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami – Journal of School Violence, 2014
There is insufficient empirical evidence exploring associations between gang membership and school violence behaviors. Using a sample of 272,863 high school students, this study employs a structural equation model to examine how school risk and protective behaviors and attitudes mediate effects of gang members' involvement with school violence…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Violence, At Risk Persons, Resilience (Psychology)
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Marachi, Roxana; Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2007
Much of the research literature on school violence has focused narrowly on individual characteristics of troubled youth, without careful examination of contextual factors that might influence violence and victimization in school settings. This study examines the associations among Student Participation in Decision-Making in their Schools, Teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Characteristics, Victims of Crime, Student Participation
Fujita, Hideo; Ito, Takehiko – 1992
This paper contends that peace education is necessary for all university students in Japan for several reasons: students are going to take leading roles in society; the world is changing rapidly; and university teachers have a social responsibility not to repeat the faults of Japanese teachers in World War II. Japanese peace education has been…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Wahlstrom, Riitta – 1991
This report presents the results and activity ideas created by a peace and international education project. The project implemented and evaluated activities suitable for primary school pupils over a three-year period. The goals, contents, and methods presented are those of peace and environmental education. The teaching suggestions, methods, and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Education
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Calderon, Jose; Farrell, Betty – Teaching Sociology, 1996
Describes an undergraduate sociology course where college students helped develop and teach multicultural lesson plans to high school students in a multiethnic district of Los Angeles (California). Discusses the origin and organization of the project and addresses some of its inherent structural and substantive challenges. (MJP)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, College Students, Conflict, Cultural Interrelationships