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Pherali, Tejendra; Turner, Ellen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Despite being a protracted refugee crisis that entails international debates and controversies, discussions about Palestinian education have frequently sidelined the perspectives, needs and priorities of the Palestinian refugee population. Drawing upon a qualitative study in the West Bank and engaging with theoretical ideas of Johan Galtung, Paulo…
Descriptors: Refugees, Qualitative Research, Emergency Shelters, Violence
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Chen, Ji-Kang; Wei, Hsi-Sheng – Social Indicators Research, 2011
The majority of research on the outcome of school violence has been conducted in Western countries. Empirical studies on how school violence impacts student psychological well-being in a Chinese cultural context are relatively limited. The aim of this study was to address this gap by exploring how student maltreatment by teachers, student…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Violence, Self Esteem, Foreign Countries
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Temple, Jeff R.; Shorey, Ryan C.; Fite, Paula; Stuart, Gregory L.; Le, Vi Donna – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2013
The prevention of teen dating violence is a major public health priority. However, the dearth of longitudinal studies makes it difficult to develop programs that effectively target salient risk factors. Using a school-based sample of ethnically diverse adolescents, this longitudinal study examined whether substance use (alcohol, marijuana, and…
Descriptors: Risk, Public Health, Adolescents, Whites
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Temple, Jeff R.; Shorey, Ryan C.; Tortolero, Susan R.; Wolfe, David A.; Stuart, Gregory L. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2013
Objective: Mounting evidence has demonstrated a link between exposure to family of origin violence and the perpetration of teen dating violence (TDV). However, only recently have mechanisms underlying this relationship been investigated and very few studies have differentiated between exposure to father-to-mother and mother-to-father violence.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Family Violence, Dating (Social), Mothers
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Kliewer, Wendy; Sullivan, Terri N. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
Validity data are presented for a new measure of threat appraisals in response to community violence. Adolescents (N = 358; 45% male; 91% African American, M = 12.10 years, SD = 1.63) and their maternal caregivers participated in two waves of a longitudinal interview study focused on the consequences of exposure to community violence. Structural…
Descriptors: Violence, Structural Equation Models, Caregivers, Validity
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Perkins, Suzanne C.; Cortina, Kai S.; Smith-Darden, Joanne P.; Graham-Bermann, Sandra A. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012
This article investigates the relation between history of intrafamilial violence and self-regulatory capacity, cognitive processing, and mental health adjustment in incarcerated adolescents. Adolescents were incarcerated at the time of the study for various violent offenses, ranging from persistent delinquency to sexual assault (n = 115). A model…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Cognitive Ability, Mental Health, Adolescents
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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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Brewer, Nathan; Thomas, Kristie A.; Higdon, Julia – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: To determine the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and academic performance among heterosexual and sexual minority undergraduates, including whether health mediates this relationship. Participants: A national sample of undergraduate students aged 18-24 years old who completed the 2011-2014 National College Health…
Descriptors: Violence, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship, Academic Achievement
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Avci, Rasit; Gucray, Songül Sonay – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2013
The aim of this research is to investigate interparental conflict, peer and media effects and its direct relationship with the violence behaviour of adolescents and the mediator role of attitudes towards violence. 2120 students, 964 girls and 1156 boys chosen from 7th and 8th grades of one private and eleven public elementary schools in Adana have…
Descriptors: Conflict, Parent Influence, Marital Instability, Violence
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Caldwell, Cleopatra Howard; Antonakos, Cathy L.; Assari, Shervin; Kruger, Daniel; De Loney, E. Hill; Njai, Rashid – Child Development, 2014
This study describes a test of the Fathers and Sons Program for increasing intentions to avoid violence and reducing aggressive behaviors in 8-to 12-year-old African American boys by enhancing the parenting skills satisfaction and parenting behaviors of their nonresident fathers. The study included 158 intervention and 129 comparison group…
Descriptors: Fathers, Sons, Males, Parenting Skills
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Logie, C. H.; Alaggia, R.; Rwigema, M. J. – Health Education Research, 2014
Stigma, discrimination and violence contribute to health disparities among sexual minorities. Lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) women experience sexual violence at similar or higher rates than heterosexual women. Most research with LBQ women, however, has focused on measuring prevalence of sexual violence rather than its association with health…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Social Discrimination, Violence, Bullying
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Christie, Daniel J.; Tint, Barbara S.; Wagner, Richard V.; Winter, Deborah DuNann – American Psychologist, 2008
Although the literature in peace psychology has been growing rapidly, many American psychologists are unaware of how conflict is resolved and peace is conceptualized and achieved. This article reviews the long history and broadening scope of peace psychology and introduces a model of peace that is useful for organizing the literature. The model…
Descriptors: Peace, Psychology, Conflict Resolution, Intervention
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Benbenishty, Rami; Astor, Ron Avi; Roziner, Ilan; Wrabel, Stephani L. – Educational Researcher, 2016
The present study explores the causal link between school climate, school violence, and a school's general academic performance over time using a school-level, cross-lagged panel autoregressive modeling design. We hypothesized that reductions in school violence and climate improvement would lead to schools' overall improved academic performance.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Environment, Surveys, Violence
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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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Huang, Lihong; Mossige, Svein – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
Using data from a national survey (N = 6,979) of young people in their last year in Norwegian secondary schools in 2007 (aged 18 and 19), this paper examines the effect of experience of violence including sexual abuse during childhood (before the age of 13) on the later academic achievement of young people. This investigation includes three types…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Educational Objectives
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