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Daigle, Leah E.; Johnston, Tricia; Azimi, Andia; Felix, Shanna N. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The victimization of college students is well documented. Comparative research on the extent of victimization and the risk factors for it is less prevalent. Although some cultural similarities exist, it is possible that American and Canadian college students differ in their experience of victimization. These differences have not been fully…
Descriptors: College Students, Violence, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime
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Schenk, Allison M.; Fremouw, William J. – Journal of School Violence, 2012
With the growth of technology, bullying has expanded into the technological realm. Labeled cyberbullying, individuals are utilizing technology, such as cell phones and the Internet, to bully and harass others with the intention of causing harm. The purpose of this study was to expand prevalence, psychological impact, and coping strategy research…
Descriptors: College Students, Incidence, Coping, Psychology
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Limber, Susan P. – Journal of School Violence, 2011
The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) is a comprehensive, school-wide program that was designed in the mid-1980s to reduce bullying and achieve better peer relations among students in elementary, middle, and junior high school grades. Key program elements are described and a number of cultural adaptations to U.S. schools are noted. Several…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Foreign Countries, Program Development
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Smith, Douglas C.; Ito, Ayako; Gruenewald, John; Yeh, Hsiu-Ling – Journal of School Violence, 2010
Students from the United States and Japan were surveyed with regard to their levels of satisfaction with school and factors that might facilitate or impede school satisfaction. Results indicated that females and younger students from both countries expressed greater satisfaction with school, with overall satisfaction declining in a linear fashion…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Surveys, Student School Relationship
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Cavanagh, Tom – Journal of School Violence, 2009
In this post 9/11 era Western cultures are focusing on values that support war and violence. In this article an ethnographer explores the impact of these values on schools. These values, seen through the lens of restorative justice, include: (a) punishment, (b) adversarial relationships, (c) monopolization of power, (d) problemization and…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Peace, Juvenile Justice, Social Attitudes
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Heinen, Ethan; Webb-Dempsey, Jaci; Moore, Lucas; McClellan, Craig; Friebel, Carl – Journal of School Violence, 2007
As a result of Columbine and other events, states and districts across the United States have responded with vigor to a call for a renewed focus on school safety. This paper examined one such effort undertaken by Harrison County Public Schools, located in West Virginia. The district received federal funding for surveillance equipment used to…
Descriptors: School Security, School Safety, School Districts, Government School Relationship
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Furlong, Michael J.; Morrison, Gale M.; Cornell, Dewey G.; Skiba, Russell – Journal of School Violence, 2004
School violence became a topic of broad national concern in the United States in reaction to a series of tragic school shootings during the 1990s. Efforts to understand and prevent school shootings have stimulated the rapid development of a broader interest in school safety with an emerging multidisciplinary research agenda. The maturation and…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Violence, School Safety, Research Methodology