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Carbone-Lopez, Kristin – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2013
The number of interracial relationships in the United States continues to increase. The fact is, though, that race remains a significant influence in the lives of individuals and in their relationships. Although there is evidence that relationships that cross racial/ethnic boundaries may be at greater risk for conflict and dissolution, there have…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Race, Racial Relations
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Cremin, Hilary; Guilherme, Alexandre – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
Research into violence in schools has been growing steadily at an international level, and has shown high degrees of violence at various different levels. Given the seriousness of the problem, finding ways of responding to this issue in schools becomes an imperative for educationists. In this article, we engage with this problem by defending the…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Philosophy, Peace, Educational Environment
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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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Brumbaugh-Smith, James; Gross, Heidi; Wollman, Neil; Yoder, Bradley – Social Indicators Research, 2008
The "National Index of Violence and Harm" (NIVAH) tracks levels of violence and harm in the United States and identifies trends over the study period 1995-2003. NIVAH is comprised of nineteen variables in the areas of interpersonal, intrapersonal, institutional and structural violence and harm as experienced by people in the U.S. Two…
Descriptors: Violence, Interpersonal Relationship, Aggression, Trend Analysis
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Willman, Alys; Marcelin, Louis Herns – Journal of Community Psychology, 2010
This study explores community-level risk and protective factors for youth violence in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most violent slum. The youth of Cite Soleil have often been mobilized to violence by powerful actors as tools for achieving political or financial gain. Drawing on a formal survey (N=1,575) and ethnographic data collected between…
Descriptors: Violence, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, At Risk Persons
Parkes, Jenny; Heslop, Jo; Ross, Freya Johnson; Westerveld, Rosie; Unterhalter, Elaine – UNICEF, 2016
Every day, girls and boys around the world face many forms of physical, sexual and psychological violence in and around schools. On too many occasions, such violence is tolerated by societies and institutions, including schools, and it is these forms of violence that contribute to the alarming numbers of girls and boys being excluded from schools…
Descriptors: Violence, Gender Bias, Sexual Abuse, Aggression
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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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Miller, Kim S; Winskell, Kate; Berrier, Faith L – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The past decade has seen changes in US HIV policy in sub-Saharan Africa in response to a new Administration and far-reaching technical, scientific and programmatic developments. These include dramatically increased access to life-saving anti-retroviral therapy (ART) and related services, the roll-out of voluntary medical male…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Surveys, Intervention, Parents
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Bhana, Deevia – International Journal of Educational Development, 2012
Interviews conducted with township girls in South Africa show enduring experiences of sexual violence both in and out of the school. Fear of boys and men were articulated in relation to boyfriends, male teachers, men in the township neighbourhood and men in the home. While the girls attempted to exercise agency in arresting their fears, these…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Harassment, Females, Childrens Rights
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McMahon, Sarah; Allen, Christopher T.; Postmus, Judy L.; McMahon, Sheila M.; Peterson, N. Andrew; Lowe Hoffman, Melanie – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: The purpose of this study is to further investigate the factor structure and strength of the Bystander Attitude Scale-Revised and Bystander Behavior Scale-Revised (BAS-R and BBS-R). Participants: First-year students (N = 4,054) at a large public university in the Northeast completed a survey in 2010 as part of a larger longitudinal…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Test Validity, Factor Structure, College Freshmen
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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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Korac, Maja – Gender and Education, 2016
This paper addresses the question of totalising gender-power relations that have led to and shaped the wars of the 1990s in Yugoslavia and the emerging ethno-national states on the "periphery" of Europe. I argue that the same type of gender-power relations continue to dominate the region, notably Serbia, and to perpetuate gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Power Structure, War
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Tanha, Marieh; Beck, Connie J. A.; Figueredo, Aurelio Jose; Raghavan, Chitra – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
Research argues that coercive control (CC) is a special case of intimate partner violence (IPV). The present study hypothesized that instead CC is the "motivator" for other types of IPV, with control of the victim as the goal. When CC fails, physical types of IPV are used. This hypothesized relationship was tested using a large matched sample of…
Descriptors: Violence, Sexual Abuse, Females, Structural Equation Models
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Campbell, Rebecca; Greeson, Megan R.; Bybee, Deborah; Raja, Sheela – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2008
This study examined the co-occurrence of childhood sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and sexual harassment in a predominantly African American sample of 268 female veterans, randomly sampled from an urban Veterans Affairs hospital women's clinic. A combination of hierarchical and iterative cluster analysis was used to…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse, Females
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Graves, Kelly N.; Sechrist, Stacy M.; White, Jacquelyn W.; Paradise, Matthew J. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2005
Using a longitudinal design, the current study explored intimate partner violence perpetration among 1,300 college women within the context of one's history of physical and sexual victimization across 4 years of college. Structural equation modeling indicated that sexual victimization does not predict concurrent use of women's intimate partner…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Victims of Crime, College Students, Females
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