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Moon, Byongook; McCluskey, John – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Limited empirical findings suggest that teacher victimization at school is highly prevalent, with detrimental negative impacts on victimized teachers. Given the scarce body of literature on teacher victimization, further research is necessary to investigate its extent, predictors, and negative consequences. The present research, using a…
Descriptors: Violence, Aggression, Victims, Middle School Teachers
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Pyo, Jimin – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Little is known about principals' perceptions and their links to how school safety practices operate. Using data from School Survey on Crime and Safety from 2,009 public schools in the US, the current study examines the extent to which principals/administrators' perceptions of academic climate and crime risk are related to school practices…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Crime, Violence
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Bulut, Okan; Xiao, Jiaying; Rodriguez, Michael C.; Gorgun, Guher – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Researchers often use self-reported instruments to collect data from students when investigating the causes and effects of bullying. When completing the instrument, students may skip items despite anonymous data collection. To interpret data accurately, researchers must identify the causes of nonresponse. This study examined the impact of item…
Descriptors: Bullying, Responses, Student Behavior, Grade 8
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Parris, Leandra; Varjas, Kris; Meyers, Joel; Henrich, Chris; Brack, Jane – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Student responses to bullying have an effect on subsequent outcomes. Dichotomous theories of coping suggest that self-reliance plays a role in responding to stress. In order to investigate the multidimensional nature of coping with bullying, the authors developed the Coping with Bullying Scale for Children. The current study also examined the…
Descriptors: Coping, Bullying, Victims, Self Esteem
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Baek, Hyunin; Andreescu, Viviana; Rolfe, Shawn M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study examines the role played by a limited number of fear-of-crime correlates in structuring variations in fear of violent victimization expressed by a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents who participated in the 2013 National Crime Victimization Survey School Crime Supplement. Results show that both male and female…
Descriptors: Bullying, Fear, Victims, Adolescents
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Mehari, Krista R.; Waasdorp, Tracy Evian; Leff, Stephen S. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Peer report of aggression has typically been obtained through peer nominations. The purpose of this study was to identify the extent to which peer nominations and peer ratings identified the same children as aggressive and to explore whether the two methods were equally accurate in identifying children at risk for poor social adjustment.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Comparative Analysis, Social Adjustment, Grade 3
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Adams, Jonathan; Mrug, Sylvie – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Relationships among individual- and school-level factors and students' perpetration of violence, victimization, and safety were studied in two southeastern school districts (N = 26,160, Grades 6-12). Both student demographics (sex, ethnicity, and grade) and school level (high vs. middle school) were associated with perpetration, victimization, and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Thornberg, Robert; Wänström, Linda; Pozzoli, Tiziana; Hong, Jun Sung – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The aim of the current study was to longitudinally investigate the bi-directional relationship between moral disengagement and bullying perpetration in a sample of 1,354 students from 108 elementary classes in 69 public schools. Students participated in the study both at Time 1 (fourth grade) and around one year later at Time 2 (fifth grade).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Bullying, Elementary School Students
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Pusch, Natasha – Journal of School Violence, 2019
While the link between childhood abuse and future victimization has been developed, the effects of other negative events in childhood on future victimization, and whether protective factors may guard against it, remains unclear. To address this topic, the relationships between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), protective factors, and violent…
Descriptors: Violence, Victims, Grade 8, Grade 10
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VanZoeren, Sarah; Weisz, Arlene N. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Complex issues such as bullying have brought to light the importance of expanding school prevention efforts to include interventions focused on multiple levels of practice. Utilizing data gathered from middle-school teachers across the state of Michigan, this study examines how both individual and organizational characteristics influence teacher…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Intervention, Middle School Teachers
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Crepeau-Hobson, Franci; Leech, Nancy L. – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This study examined the association between various types of peer-directed violence and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adolescents. A nationally representative sample of 15,425 high school students completed the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. All types of peer victimization (bullying, physical violence, and dating violence) were found to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Suicide, Bullying, Violence
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Wright, Michelle F. – Journal of School Violence, 2014
As adolescents become increasingly immersed in electronic technologies, popular adolescents may act in similar ways online as they do offline. This longitudinal study employed peer nominations and self-reports to examine perceived popularity and social preference in relation to cyber social behaviors among 256 adolescents during the fall (T1) and…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Correlation, Adolescents, Peer Relationship
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Agnich, Laura E.; Miyazaki, Yasuo – Journal of School Violence, 2013
The detrimental effects of school violence on students' physical and emotional health are well studied, and research has shown that school violence affects students in every nation across the globe. However, few cross-national studies have compared direct, physical forms of school violence to indirect, emotional forms such as teasing. Using…
Descriptors: Violence, Well Being, Educational Environment, Physical Health
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Gendron, Brian P.; Williams, Kirk R.; Guerra, Nancy G. – Journal of School Violence, 2011
The current study examined the relations among self-esteem, approving normative beliefs about bullying, school climate, and bullying perpetration using a large, longitudinal sample of children from elementary, middle, and high school. Self-report surveys were collected at two points in time over the course of 1 year from 7,299 ethnically diverse…
Descriptors: Bullying, Least Squares Statistics, Community Centers, Self Esteem
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Cavanaugh, Barbara Harlow – Journal of School Violence, 2009
This study determines the relative strength of predictors of school violence among a sample of 229 girls enrolled in a single middle school. The four-part questionnaire, comprising sociodemographic items, a school violence inventory, a self-esteem scale, and an attitudes toward violence scale, measured school violence in terms of suspendable…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Socialization, Suspension, Violence
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