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Norsworthy, Kathryn L. – 2002
An analysis of structural and institutional violence against women in three cultures in Southeast Asia, Thailand, Cambodia, and among refugees of Burma, was generated by groups of women and men from these countries. Group members also discussed strategies for transforming systems supporting gender-based violence into structures of peace and…
Descriptors: Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
Truty, Daniela – 2002
A study explored downsizing from the perspective of the person separated from the job and its connection to violence and peace studies. Literature on downsizing, violence, peace studies, and organizational studies was reviewed. Participants were 28 white-collar employees, including the researcher, separated from the same organization. Data were…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aggression, Dislocated Workers, Dismissal (Personnel)
Gelles, Richard J.; Cornell, Claire Pedrick – 1982
This paper reviews a sampling of the literature on child abuse, spouse abuse, and family violence from around the world. The 72 books, journal articles, newspaper articles, and legislative reports which are included cover the period 1960-1981. A section on where family violence research has been conducted includes studies on child abuse and…
Descriptors: Battered Women, Child Abuse, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
Roman Nose, Quinton – National Indian Education Association, 2010
In this testimony, Quinton Roman Nose talks on behalf of the National Indian Education Association about the shocking disparity in the safety of Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools. NIEA advocates for the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of Native students, working to ensure that the federal government upholds its…
Descriptors: School Safety, American Indian Education, Public Schools, Educational Environment
Sumsion, Jennifer – 2001
Noting that portrayals of early childhood settings as communities of care distinguish them from other education contexts, this paper presents a counter-narrative that focuses on workplace tensions experienced by an Australian preschool teacher. The counter-narrative was informed by informal interviews held 4 times yearly over a period of 7 years…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Critical Theory, Criticism, Discourse Analysis
Biesta, Gert J. J. – 2002
Over the past 2 decades, a shift has taken place in the language of education. The most prominent semantic marker of this shift is the increase in the use of the word learning and the subsequent decrease in the use of the word education. This short paper contends that the very language educators use to speak and write about education makes certain…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Jargon
Guthrie, Ivanna; Betancourt, Hector – 1991
A causal model of reactions to violence that incorporated the role of attribution processes, emotions, in-group bias, and cognitive development was studied with children 8-12 years old. Participants were 121 third and sixth graders who attended a private elementary school in southern California. In groups of six, subjects were presented one of a…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attribution Theory, Childhood Attitudes, Cognitive Development
Kahn, Peter H., Jr. – 2001
How do people whose identities appear so deeply connected to the land they love engage in environmentally harmful activities? This paper explores this question, presenting selected research on children's moral relationships with nature and examining the boundaries of the moral domain to more precisely delineate relations between moral constructs.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Cognitive Development, Cross Cultural Studies
Thomaz, Sueli Barbosa – 1998
Following an analysis of the literature on the operation of institutions within society and of the school as an institution, this exploratory study examined Brazilian students' perceptions of school and life in light of school's structural aspects, such as bureaucratic organization and social/political functions. The orientations of Pierre Erny,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics
Stokes, Helen; Wyn, Johanna – 1998
Young people growing up in rural and isolated areas of Australia face particular challenges because structural change to the rural economy has dramatically affected their communities. Structural challenges include limited transportation, health and community services that are difficult to access and not confidential, scarcity of affordable…
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Change Strategies
Truckenmiller, James L. – 1983
The former HEW National Strategy for Youth Development Model was a community-based planning and procedural tool designed to enhance positive youth development and prevent delinquency through a process of youth needs assessment, development of targeted programs, and program impact evaluation. A series of 12 Impact Scales most directly reflect the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Crime, Delinquency, Labeling (of Persons)
Tierney, William G. – 1983
The structural aspects of ritual in a modern university and the way that ritual operates through the use of tenure at Stanford University is assessed, based on an ethnohistorical analysis of the firing of a tenured professor, H. Bruce Franklin. Mr. Franklin actively opposed the Vietnam War and Stanford University's alleged involvement with the…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Conflict, Cultural Context
Bondesio, Mike J. – 1992
Conflict management has become an integral part of a headmaster's tasks. Headmasters are not required to suppress or resolve conflict, but to manage it. Since 1976, conflict in black schools has increased, and headmasters have had to manage serious and dangerous situations. Unfortunately, there has been little research in conflict management in…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness, Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution