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Watson, Hayley; Todorov, Natasha; Rapee, Ronald M. – Journal of School Violence, 2021
Bullying is a pervasive and debilitating issue for youth that can lead to substance abuse, worse outcomes at school, mental and physical health problems, and in some instances serious acts of school violence. There are three criteria that must be present in order to be classified as bullying: Repetition, intentionality, and imbalance of power.…
Descriptors: Bullying, Early Adolescents, Males, Student Behavior
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Johnson, Sarah Lindstrom; Burke, Jessica Griffin; Gielen, Andrea Carlson – Children & Schools, 2012
This article provides information about aspects of the school environment students perceive to influence the occurrence of school violence. Concept mapping, a mixed-methods methodology, was used with two groups of urban, primarily African American high school students (N = 27) to create conceptual frameworks of their understanding of the school…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Concept Mapping
Erbacher, Terri A.; Wycoff, Kirby L. – Communique, 2021
Today we are living in an era of two pandemics--the COVID-19 global health pandemic and the racial inequity pandemic--and at the same time, anxiety over school shootings is increasing. When assessing school-based threats of violence, equitable procedures and protocols are needed to guide decision-making and ensure that high-level interventions are…
Descriptors: Pandemics, COVID-19, School Violence, School Safety
Patterson, Rita Mabon; Maldonado, Nancy; Howe, Mary – Online Submission, 2014
Violence is a problem that affects the family structure, schools, and communities. Although some violence takes place behind closed doors, the effects are devastating to society and the community. The overwhelming results are seen with the increase of visits to abuse shelters and emergency rooms. Domestic violence in households tends to continue…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, School Security, Administrator Attitudes
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Chen, Ji-Kang; Astor, Ron Avi – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
The current study explores whether theorized risk factors in Western countries can be used to predict school violence perpetration in an Asian cultural context. The study examines the associations between risk factors and school violence perpetration in Taiwan. Data were obtained from a nationally representative sample of 14,022 students from…
Descriptors: Violence, Asian Culture, Self Control, Drinking
Chatters, SeriaShia; Joo, Hyungyung – International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences, 2018
Over the past decade, there has been increased recognition of the importance of school climate and school climate reform to address school violence. School climate has been found to have a significant impact on bullying reports and victimization, however correlations between these variables may differ among Latino, economically disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Bullying, Victims, Hispanic American Students
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Eklund, Katie; Meyer, Lauren; Bosworth, Kris – Journal of School Violence, 2018
School resource officers (SROs) are being increasingly employed in schools to respond to incidents of school violence and to help address safety concerns among students and staff. While previous research on school safety and crisis teams has examined the role of school mental health professionals' and administrators, fewer studies have evaluated…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crisis Management, Mental Health Workers, Police School Relationship
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Mayeza, Emmanuel; Bhana, Deevia – South African Journal of Education, 2021
In this article, we draw on data from focus group discussions to examine the ways in which some young boys in a South African township primary school construct and negotiate hegemonic masculinity through bullying, and other forms of violence, within the school. Deviating from the simplistic victim-bully binary, we draw from critical masculinity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Males, Masculinity
Henderson, Joyce Herod – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Our schools are considered a place of safety for learning, however, the unfortunate reality is that schools may face crises and violence. Leadership styles vary among school leaders and provide the framework for handling daily challenges. This mixed-methods research design was used to investigate the individual leadership styles of public school…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Mixed Methods Research, Statistical Analysis, Questionnaires
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Kwon, Soonjung; Kristjánsson, Kristján; Walker, David I. – Educational Review, 2017
This article explores some of the hidden background behind the highly praised school results in South Korea. An ethnographic case study is used to cast light on how schooling is actually experienced by South Korean students. Two main results are reported from these data. First, evidence is presented of damaging "cultural elements" such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Case Studies, Student Experience
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Fiedler, Nora; Sommer, Friederike; Leuschner, Vincenz; Scheithauer, Herbert – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2019
The standardized, indicated school-based prevention program "Networks Against School Shootings" (NETWASS) combines a threat assessment approach with a general model of prevention of emergency situations in schools through early intervention in student psychosocial crises and training teachers to recognize warning signs of targeted school…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Weapons, Prevention
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Schiller, Juliet – Educational Forum, 2013
What has been left out of studying school violence and shootings is a comprehensive look at the culture that creates violence and the lack of support for those deemed "different" in an educational setting that promotes and rewards competition. If parents, teachers, and other adults associated with children were teaching the values of…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, High School Students, Males
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Berkowitz, Ruth – School Psychology International, 2014
School bullying is a worldwide worrisome phenomenon that occurs within a broad context in which pupils and teachers can either reinforce or undermine violent behavior through interaction. Based on a nationally representative sample of students in Israel, this study examined patterns in student perceptions of student and teacher responses to school…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Victims
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Crews, Kylee; Crews, Jack; Turner, Freda – College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 2008
Problems associated with school violence include higher than average teacher turnover, increased student dropout rates, students changing schools, and principals/teachers retiring early. There are 19 strategies offered that might reduce school violence.
Descriptors: School Safety, School Security, Violence, Predictor Variables
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Yurtal, Filiz – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
How school violence is perceived by the members of school is of importance because their conceptions might affect their understanding of the reasons and consequently, finding the solutions. The objective of this study is to analyze how students, teachers, and mothers perceive an event of school violence. The study was conducted in high schools…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Mothers
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