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Moore, Hadass; Benbenishty, Rami; Astor, Ron Avi; Rice, Eric – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Although homeless youth face a higher risk of victimization and mental health problems, little is known about school victimization and mental health outcomes for school-attending homeless youth. This study examined the relationship between school climate and school-related victimization and mental health problems among homeless youth. Multivariate…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Homeless People, Victims, Multivariate Analysis
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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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Chen, Ji-Kang; Astor, Ron Avi – Journal of School Violence, 2009
This study reports preliminary findings of a national survey on student violence against teachers in Taiwanese schools; 14,022 students from elementary to high school (grades 4 to 12) participate in this study. Students were given a structured and anonymous questionnaire including a scale for reporting their violent behavior against teachers.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Violence, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Benbenishty, Rami; Astor, Ron Avi; Zeira, Anat – Journal of School Violence, 2003
Presents a model for monitoring school violence locally and linking national, district, and school level data, illustrating its application in a project site in Israel. Examples of reports generated to monitor school violence for the district as a whole and for each site are presented. The article concludes that this is a feasible and useful model…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Meyer, Heather A.; Astor, Ron Avi – Journal of School Violence, 2002
Examined children's understanding of the dangers and potential harms they face while traveling to and from school in high-crime urban neighborhoods, noting how they negotiated dangers within the context of their traveling routes. Interviews with elementary and middle school students and parents highlighted students' fear/awareness of death,…
Descriptors: Crime, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Neighborhoods
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Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami; Marachi, Roxana; Haj-Yahia, Muhammad M.; Zeira, Anat; Perkins-Hart, Suzanne; Pitner, Ronald O. – Journal of School Violence, 2002
Examined the effects of awareness of peers' risky behaviors on elementary students' experiences of school victimization. Surveys of Arab and Jewish students indicated that students' awareness of risky peer behaviors in school was one of the strongest predictors of their own personal victimization at school, controlling for gender, ethnicity, and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami; Haj-Yahia, Muhammad M.; Zeira, Anat; Perkins-Hart, Suzanne; Marachi, Roxana; Pitner, Ronald O. – Journal of School Violence, 2002
Examined how risky peer group behaviors at school impacted junior high students' experience of victimization, extending findings from an earlier study of elementary students. Surveys of Arab and Jewish Israeli junior high students indicated that risky peer behaviors in school were one of the strongest predictors of victimization in both elementary…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Arabs, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries