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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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Sevigny, Eric L.; Zhang, Gary – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study investigates how barriers to school-based crime prevention programming moderate the effects of situational crime prevention (SCP) policies on levels of violent crime in U.S. public high schools. Using data from the 2008 School Survey on Crime and Safety, we estimate a series of negative binomial regression models with interactions to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Crime, Prevention, High Schools
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Nagamatsu, Miyuki; Ooshige, Narumi; Goto, Tomoko; Shimazaki, Azusa – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examined factors related to sexual assault among early adolescents in Japan. During a 6-month period, an anonymous questionnaire survey was distributed to 1,246 students ages 13-15 years at eight junior high schools. Consent to participation in this study was obtained from a total of 1,125 (90.3%) students. It was found that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Sexual Abuse, Questionnaires
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Waasdorp, Tracy E.; Berg, Juliette; Debnam, Katrina J.; Stuart, Elizabeth A.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Parochial schools are assumed to provide better social and academic experiences; however, few studies account for selection bias when comparing with public schools. This study contrasted public versus parochial schools using propensity score matching across a range of outcomes (e.g., perceptions of school, emotional symptoms, substance use,…
Descriptors: Risk, Parochial Schools, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Mental Health
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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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Vilalta, Carlos J.; Fondevila, Gustavo – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Mexico, like other countries in Latin America, is currently facing significant problems with regard to juvenile antisocial behavior and crime. The current study explores some of the factors associated with school vandalism in public high schools. Multilevel modeling with survey data from 22,345 students from 249 schools, acquired over two years,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Vandalism, Antisocial Behavior
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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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Paez, Gabriel R. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Cyber bullying has become more pervasive as a result of advances in communication technology such as email, text messaging, chat rooms, and social media sites. Despite the growth in research on correlates associated with engagement in cyber bullying, few studies test the applicability of criminological theories to explain engagement in cyber…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Adolescents, Social Influences
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Machackova, Hana; Dedkova, Lenka; Sevcikova, Anna; Cerna, Alena – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bystanders in cyberaggression can support the victim, join the aggressor, or remain passive. We examined how supportive and passive adolescent Czech cyberbystanders (N = 443, ages 12-18) differ in terms of individual characteristics, emotional responses, and contextual factors. The most substantial distinguishing factor between the two groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Internet
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Gerlsma, Coby; Lugtmeyer, Valerie – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Victims of injustice and aggression may have strong feelings about the perpetrator(s) that may impede their efforts to cope with the victimizing experience. We examined to what extent adolescents' interpersonal responses to victimization in terms of revenge and forgiveness depend on offense type. Of 455 Dutch students from various educational…
Descriptors: Victims of Crime, Prosocial Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Adolescents
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Barnes, Tia Navelene; Leite, Walter; Smith, Stephen W. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Violence prevention programs are commonplace in today's schools, though reviews of the literature reveal mixed empirical findings on their effectiveness. Often, these programs include a variety of components such as social skills training, student mentoring, and activities designed to build a sense of school community that have not been tested for…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Violence, Prevention, Educational Environment
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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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Franklin, Cortney A.; Brady, Patrick Q.; Jurek, Alicia L. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Bystander intervention has been an effective strategy for crime prevention and has been successful in the context of campus sexual assault. Less is known about the extent to which individual-level factors correlate with intervention behavior in situations of intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual harassment. The present study used a sample of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Violence, Victims, Sexual Harassment
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Navarro, Jordana N.; Clevenger, Shelly – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Most of the research focusing on sexual victimization on college campuses has focused on females as victims. This attention is warranted given that studies have consistently found that females are at more risk of experiencing victimization compared to males. However, a drawback of this emphasis is that laypersons may incorrectly believe that men…
Descriptors: Males, Rape, Violence, Victims
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Schulze, Corina; Perkins, Wendy – Journal of School Violence, 2017
The sexual victimization of sexual minorities enrolled in college is not a topic that has been well researched. The present study examines the awareness that college minority students have of services they can access in the event they experience sexual violence. The results indicate that many students are unaware of specific services that they can…
Descriptors: Rape, College Students, Minority Group Students, Homosexuality
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