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Cann, Colette N. – Journal of Peace Education, 2012
This article narrates the story of how a peace education program, over the course of a year, shifts from a more traditional form of peace education as conflict resolution skill building to a critical form of peace education. The path of this journey was neither straight nor direct; rather it meandered through an iteration of itself that actually…
Descriptors: Violence, Social Action, Social Change, Conflict Resolution
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Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Goldweber, Asha; Garbarino, James – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Previous research suggests that social--cognitive factors mediate the association between social--environmental risk and aggression in high-risk samples, but less is known about the relation among these factors in suburban youth. The present study examined whether such an association occurred for suburban youth exposed to low levels of social…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Environmental Influences, Risk, Aggression
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Downes, Meredith – International Journal for Educational Integrity, 2017
A review of the literature on corporate governance serves to demonstrate the applicability of many governance solutions to the university setting. Based on a review of university scandals, most of which are recent but some of which took place decades ago, it is possible to categorize them as follows: sex scandals, drugs, cheating, hazing,…
Descriptors: Colleges, Governance, Ethics, Reputation
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Kidd, Sean A. – Youth & Society, 2006
Homeless youth are a population at a high risk for suicidal behavior. A previous exploratory study emphasized the importance of feeling trapped or helpless, which appeared to mediate the impact of other risk variables. Confirmatory work was needed to test this inductively derived model. Two hundred eight homeless youths completed surveys on the…
Descriptors: Suicide, Homeless People, Youth, At Risk Persons
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Aber, J. Lawrence; Gershoff, Elizabeth T.; Ware, Angelica; Kotler, Jennifer A. – Applied Developmental Science, 2004
This longitudinal study examines the effects of exposure to the terrorist attack of September 11th as well as exposure to other forms of community violence on change in the mental health and social attitudes of youths in New York City. Three quarters of the youths reported some form of direct exposure to the events of September 11th, and 80%…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Longitudinal Studies, Stress Variables, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Smith, Charisa – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2013
The modern juvenile justice system is failing our society. A literature review reveals resounding criticism of the system at all points--arrest, court processing, and incarceration. The current system does not effectively reduce recidivism, is wrought with racial disparities, operates with a minimal degree of cultural competence, violates human…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Failure, Community Action, Delinquency
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Chen, Greg – Journal of School Violence, 2007
The study develops a school safety and student achievement model, incorporating the concepts of student background, school structure, school culture, school disorder, and student academic achievement, and fits it to 613 elementary schools in New York City, using Structural Equations Modeling technique. The model fits the data well based on both…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Elementary Schools, School Culture, School Safety
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Chen, Greg; Weikart, Lynne A. – Journal of School Violence, 2008
This study develops and tests a school disorder and student achievement model based upon the school climate framework. The model was fitted to 212 New York City middle schools using the Structural Equations Modeling Analysis method. The analysis shows that the model fits the data well based upon test statistics and goodness of fit indices. The…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Poverty, School Culture, Academic Achievement