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Culture, Intersectionality, and Interrelatedness of Forms of Violence: Considerations in the Study of Violence and Violence Prevention

Eugene Aisenberg, Gita Mehrotra, Amelia Gavin, and Jennifer Bowman

in Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Previous chapters of the book have provided current findings on risk factors, protective factors, and outcomes of violence exposure in children. This chapter summarizes important findings on ... More


Elder Abuse

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the unique characteristics of violence against family elders. It reviews the trends that have guided the salience of elder abuse throughout history and provides an overview of ... More


Revisiting Our Central Thesis: Schools to the Center of the Theoretical Model

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter revisits the original theme that school victimization is a unique, context-bound form of interpersonal violence that should be addressed separately from victimization in other ... More


Developmental Victimology

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter sketches the outlines of the field of Developmental Victimology — a field intended to help promote interest in and understanding of the broad range of victimizations that children suffer ... More


School Victimization Embedded in Context: A Heuristic Model

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter presents a socio-ecological model of school violence in context. The model emphasizes the importance of the school as the context of violence. The model includes multiple different types ... More


Victimization Types

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores different types of school-based victimization, physical victimization, threats, and verbal-social (such as exclusion). It presents the frequency of the various victimization ... More


Patterns of Victimization

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores two aspects of the patterns of school victimization: firstly how the various acts of violence rank order (in terms of their frequencies), and secondly what their factor ... More


Sexual Harassment

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter situates sexual victimization within the context of school violence. The factor structure of sexual victimization is explored, victim/perpetrator patterns are examined, and comparisons ... More


Student Victimization by Staff

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter argues that staff-initiated violence, including corporal punishment, should be integrated into school violence theories and research. It discusses the prevalence of multiple forms of ... More


The Prostitution Reform Act

Gillian Abel, Catherine Healy, Calum Bennachie, and Anna Reed

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides an overview of how sex work was regulated and controlled in New Zealand before the passing of the Prostitute Reform Act (PRA) of 2003. Prior to 2003, the regulation of sex work ... More


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