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Kulig, Teresa C.; Cullen, Francis T.; Wilcox, Pamela; Chouhy, Cecilia – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Self-control has provided a useful framework for understanding both offending behavior and victimization risk. As a theory of victimization, research has established that low self-control is directly related to victimization risk beyond a range of other factors. This finding raises the issue of whether other personality traits are associated with…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Victims, Violence, Adolescents
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Curran, F. Chris; Viano, Samantha L.; Fisher, Benjamin W. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Teacher victimization is a relatively understudied phenomenon that may contribute to teacher turnover. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between teacher reports of victimization and teachers leaving their school and the profession. Using nationally representative data (n = 104,840) from the Schools and Staffing Survey, we…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Violence, Teacher Student Relationship, School Safety
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Campbell, Marilyn; Whiteford, Chrystal; Hooijer, Johanna – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Bullying has serious consequences for students, parents, teachers, and the wider community. This study assessed teachers' and parents' ability to accurately identify traditional bullying and cyberbullying scenarios. Perceived seriousness of scenarios was explored and gender differences were examined. Analyses revealed teachers were more accurate…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Higuita-Gutiérrez, Luis Felipe; Cardona-Arias, Jaiberth Antonio – Journal of School Violence, 2017
This study determines the prevalence of bullying and the variables that explain the phenomenon in adolescents from educational institutions in Medellín. A survey involving school climate, family functionality, and bullying was applied in a representative sample of 3,460 adolescents. The information was analyzed with descriptive measures, Z-test,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Incidence
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Hollister, Brandon A.; Scalora, Mario J.; Hoff, Sarah M.; Hodges, Heath J.; Marquez, Allissa – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Campus violence prevention often includes proactively reducing crime through noticing and resolving concerning situations. Within these efforts, interventions aimed at enhancing reporting have been considered necessary. The current study explored several reporting influences on college students' responses to hypothetical and actual campus safety…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Risk, Violence, School Safety
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Psalti, Anastasia – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Despite the plethora of studies regarding bullying worldwide, there are limited studies at the early childhood level. This article presents the results of a pilot study aiming at exploring preservice and in-service early childhood teachers' views on bullying in Greek early childhood settings. A total of 192 early childhood teachers completed a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Bullying
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Sjursø, Ida Risanger; Fandrem, Hildegunn; Roland, Erling – Journal of School Violence, 2016
Previous studies show an association between traditional and cyber victimization. However, there seem to be differences in how these forms of being bullied relates to emotional problems in the victims. Few studies focus on symptoms of general anxiety and depression as separate variables when comparing traditional and cyber victimization.…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Victims of Crime, Computer Mediated Communication, Bullying
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Lee, Kelly M.; Shellman, Alison B.; Osmer, Sarah C.; Day, Susan X.; Dempsey, Allison G. – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This study examined the relationship between recalled peer victimization, coping styles, and current social anxiety. College students (N = 298, 87.9% female) completed a demographic questionnaire, the Recalled Victimization Questionnaire- Revised (RVQ-R), the Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation (BFNE), and the Coping Styles Questionnaire (CSQ).…
Descriptors: Victims, Coping, Bullying, Anxiety
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Broll, Ryan; Huey, Laura – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Increasing public awareness of cyberbullying, coupled with several highly publicized youth suicides linked to electronic bullying, have led lawmakers and politicians to consider new criminal legislation specifically related to cyberbullying. However, little is known about how the police currently respond to cyberbullying, and it is not clear…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Consciousness Raising, Prevention
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Naber, Patricia A.; May, David C.; Decker, Scott H.; Minor, Kevin I.; Wells, James B. – Journal of School Violence, 2006
In the past, juvenile gang researchers have focused primarily on the characteristics of gangs and the prevalence of gangs in communities and schools. One of the greatest limitations of this research, however, surrounds the lack of agreement on the definition of a gang and, consequently, the prevalence of gangs in the community and in schools. In…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Incidence, Definitions, Computation