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Acosta, Joie; Chinman, Matthew; Ebener, Patricia; Malone, Patrick S.; Phillips, Andrea; Wilks, Asa – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study assesses how perceptions of school climate and four mediating factors (school connectedness, peer attachment, assertiveness, and empathy) influence reports of bullying behaviors among 2,834 students in 14 middle schools. Results revealed that students in positive school climates reported experiencing fewer physical, emotional, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Environment, Bullying, Middle School Students
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Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, L. E.; Fabris, Matteo Angelo; Settanni, Michele – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In Italy, numerous studies have been carried out regarding the phenomenon of bullying; however, studies on single incidences of sexual, physical, and psychological victimization at school remain scant. Therefore the aim of this study is to examine the phenomenon of scholastic violence with a broader perspective, as well as all the possible…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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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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Ma, Ting-Lan; Chen, Wei-Ting – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Despite a wealth of knowledge for factors predicting adolescent defending behaviors, it remains unknown about victims' adjustment resulting from experiencing the presence of different bystander roles in a victimization episode. This study analyzed 209 Taiwanese adolescents' reports of school-based peer victimization, perceived bystander actions in…
Descriptors: Victims, Emotional Adjustment, Social Adjustment, Role
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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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Hinduja, Sameer; Patchin, Justin W. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
While previous studies have identified that school bullying and cyberbullying victimization among adolescents is associated with suicidal thoughts and attempts, no work has measured the severity of bullying incidents and their impact on the youth at school within that context. As such, a survey was distributed to a representative sample of U.S.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Suicide, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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Wang, Ming Sheng; Hong, Jun Sung; Wei, Hsi-Sheng; Hwang, Yi-Ting – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The present study applied the social-ecological framework to explore factors associated with adolescents' experiences in bullying victimization in Taiwanese middle schools. Data include a random sample of 1,262 students, ages 13-15, from 43 middle schools in Taiwan's New Taipei City. Hierarchical generalized linear modeling was utilized to analyze…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Middle School Students, Correlation
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Song, Wei; Qian, Xueqin; Goodnight, Bradley – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study aimed to understand the extent to which parent involvement, community involvement, and schoolwide violence-prevention initiatives reduced school violence, considering school racial/ethnic compositions and crime levels of school locations. We used school-level data collected during the 2009-2010 school year, covering elementary schools…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Role, Community Involvement, Prevention
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Bistrong, Elizabeth; Bottiani, Jessika H.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The response patterns of youth who witness bullying have potential to influence future occurrence and persistence of bullying behaviors. Prevention efforts have included an increased focus on bystander interventions; however, the majority of adolescents rarely intervene in bullying situations. When they do, they often display of mixed pattern of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, Intervention, Middle School Students
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Zullig, Keith J.; Valois, Robert F. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study evaluated a brief social self-efficacy (SSE) measure among 4,122 public middle school adolescents and its association with aggressive behavior. Data analytic procedures included calculating mean ratings, standard deviations in addition to inspecting the scale's reliability, internal structure, and relationships to demographic and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Early Adolescents, Correlation, Aggression
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Hutzell, Kirsten L.; Payne, Allison Ann – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examines the impact of bullying victimization on school avoidance by proposing the following hypotheses: (1) Net of other factors, students who have experienced bullying victimization are more likely to engage in school avoidance behaviors; (2) There are protective factors that will decrease this relationship between bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Regression (Statistics), Student Surveys
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Levy, Michal; Gumpel, Thomas P. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study explores correlations between bystanders' intervention styles by means of the bullying circle model. Three aims were examined in this study. First, we reevaluated the number and type of bystander intervention styles in aggressive school incidents. Second, we examined the association between reports of relational aggression and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intervention, Bullying, Prevention
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Heilbrun, Anna; Cornell, Dewey; Konold, Timothy – Journal of School Violence, 2018
The overuse of school suspensions has been linked to a host of negative outcomes, including racial disparities in discipline. School climate initiatives have shown promise in reducing these disparities. The present study used the Authoritative School Climate Survey--which measures disciplinary structure and student support as key measures of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Authoritarianism, Educational Environment, Suspension
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Jenkins, Lyndsay N.; Tennant, Jaclyn E.; Demaray, Michelle K. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bullying is a process of direct (i.e., youth who bully and are victimized) and indirect (i.e., bystanders) social exchanges. Though researchers often examine social and emotional correlates of bullying role behaviors, it is important to also consider the underlying cognitive processes associated with different bullying roles such as socially…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Victims, Gender Differences, Correlation
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