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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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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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Johnson, Curt; Heath, Melissa Allen; Bailey, Benjamin M.; Coyne, Sarah M.; Yamawaki, Niwako; Eggett, Dennis L. – Journal of School Violence, 2013
This study compared age and gender differences in adolescents' perceptions of male involvement in relational aggression (RA). After viewing two of four video clips portraying RA, each participating adolescent (N = 314; Grades 8-12) answered questions related to rationalizing bullying behaviors--specifically minimizing bullying, blaming victims,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Adolescent Attitudes, Aggression, Behavior Problems
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Wiens, Brenda A.; Haden, Sara C.; Dean, Kristin L.; Sivinski, Jennifer – Journal of School Violence, 2010
Prior research has shown relations between peer victimization, aggression, and adolescent substance use. However, there is a need for further research in this area, especially among rural populations, as rural youth have high rates of substance use but less access to mental health resources in their communities. The present study examined…
Descriptors: Rural Youth, Prevention, Mental Health Programs, Secondary School Students
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O'Brennan, Lindsey M.; Furlong, Michael J. – Journal of School Violence, 2010
This study examines the relations between student's perceptions of school connectedness and their self-reported rates of victimization (physical, verbal, and relational), as well as perceived reasons for peer victimization (ethnicity, sexuality). Data come from 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students who completed the California Healthy Kids Survey…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Sexuality, Victims of Crime, Bullying
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Vaillancourt, Tracy; Trinh, Vi; McDougall, Patricia; Duku, Eric; Cunningham, Lesley; Cunningham, Charles; Hymel, Shelley; Short, Kathy – Journal of School Violence, 2010
A two-part screening procedure was used to assess school-age children's experience with bullying. In the first part 16,799 students (8,195 girls, 8,604 boys) in grades 4 to 12 were provided with a definition of bullying and then asked about their experiences using two general questions from the Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire (1996). In the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Screening Tests, Peer Relationship, Questionnaires
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Ripski, Michael B.; Gregory, Anne – Journal of School Violence, 2009
Using a national data set, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), we examined three dimensions of 10th-grade school climate--unfairness, hostility, and victimization--as predictors of teacher-perceived student engagement and achievement in reading and mathematics in the same year. The dimensions of school climate that predicted…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, School Culture, Educational Environment
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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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Lleras, Christy – Journal of School Violence, 2008
Using data from a national sample of 10,061 African American, Hispanic, and White 10th graders, in 659 U.S. high schools, this study examines whether students in certain school contexts may be more likely to experience hostility in school that is detrimental to the overall learning environment. The results from the hierarchical linear models…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, Grade 10, Student Characteristics
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Peguero, Anthony A. – Journal of School Violence, 2008
This study investigated the relationships between bullying victimization and students' extracurricular activity and misbehavior. This research examined whether students' engagement in particular school activities increased or decreased the likelihood of being bullied while at school. Data for this research were drawn from the Educational…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Extracurricular Activities, Intramural Athletics, Extramural Athletics
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Marsh, Shawn C.; Evans, William P. – Journal of School Violence, 2007
Eighth and tenth grade students (n= 1,619) reported on exposure to risk and protective assets in their day-to-day lives. The relationship between carrying a weapon to school and risk and protective factors in the home and school ecological domains was explored through logistic regression conducted separately by gender. Environmental control in the…
Descriptors: Weapons, School Safety, Violence, Prevention
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Kolbert, Jered B.; Crothers, Laura M.; Field, Julaine E. – Journal of School Violence, 2006
This study assessed adolescent females' self-reported attraction and interest in dating adolescent male bullies and victims of bullying. Thirty-six 9th and 10th grade female adolescents (mean age = 15 years; 69.2% White; 30.8% Non-white) from a city high school in the Mid-Atlantic United States examined three photographs and listened to a verbal…
Descriptors: Bullying, Females, Grade 10, Males
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Brinkley, Christy J.; Saarnio, David A. – Journal of School Violence, 2006
Why are some students not willing to tell adults about a possibly violent situation in their school? In this study, 1,100 students in the Mid-South were surveyed on their knowledge of, and willingness to tell about, a possibly violent situation, their involvement in behaviors that are related to school violence, and their school's climate. About…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Student Participation, Knowledge Level
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Laufer, Avital; Harel, Yossi; Molcho, Michal – Journal of School Violence, 2006
This study explores whether the association between substance use and involvement in youth violence is a unique association resulting from the properties of the drugs, or whether it is part of a larger behavioral cluster. The sample was composed of 1,571 10th grade students from the Israeli secular and religious state school systems, including…
Descriptors: State Schools, Jews, Intervention, Violence
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Goebert, Deborah A.; Caetano, Raul; Nishimura, Stephanie T.; Ramisettymikler, Suhasini – Journal of School Violence, 2004
This study compares the prevalence of drinking behaviors and violence (fighting, weapon carrying, being threatened and feeling unsafe) among Hawaiian, other Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI), and Caucasian students, using data collected from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in Hawaii in 1997 and 1999 (N = 2,146). Native Hawaiians and…
Descriptors: Violence, Pacific Islanders, Hawaiians, Prevention
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