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

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

The book explores and differentiates the many manifestations of school violence, such as verbal, social, threats, bullying, physical, sexual harassment, and weapons possession, as well as ... More


Advances and Challenges in the Prevention of Youth Violence

Jeffrey M. Jenson

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/9780195369595.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Violence prevention programs in the United States have paralleled the country’s general approach to preventing adolescent problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance abuse, and school dropout. ... More


Effective Violence Prevention Approaches in School, Family, and Community Settings

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Anne Powell, and Shandra Forrest-Bank

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/9780195369595.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Advances in the field of prevention described in the previous chapter offer great promise for practitioners and policy makers interested in preventing violent behavior in children and youth. ... More


Preventing Violence in the Home

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/9780195165180.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the prevention of family violence by examining systemic issues, prevention ideology, the roles of various professional groups in prevention and education, and the role of ... More


Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. Abuse and neglect ... More


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


The Context of Violence

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson

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/9780195369595.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 1 frames the scope of the problem and introduces the primary goals of the book. The chapter addresses the overlap in different forms of violence; the intersection of race/ethnicity, culture, ... More


A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of ... More


Effective Interventions With Dating Violence and Domestic Violence

Beverly M. Black and Arlene N. Weisz

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Dating-violence — experienced in some form by about one third of all U.S. high school students — is the perpetration of violence or threats of violence upon a partner in a relationship. This chapter ... More


Working With Fathers in Batterer Intervention Programs: Lessons From the Fathering After Violence Initiative

Juan Carlos Areán and Lonna Davis

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the Family Violence Prevention Fund's efforts in Boston, Massachusetts, to develop tools for providing fatherhood content in traditional batterer intervention groups. It ... More


Intimate Partner 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/9780195165180.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the unique characteristics of violence between intimate partners. It begins with an overview of the trends that have guided the salience of domestic violence intervention ... More


Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices

Ron Avi Astor, Michelle Rosemond, Ronald O. Pitner, Roxana Marachi, and Rami Benbenishty

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews several examples of effective violence prevention programs as well as model school-safety programs. It shows that successful school-wide intervention programs have the following ... More


Engaging Adolescents in Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Erin A. Casey and Paula S. Nurius

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Schools place a high premium on creating safe learning environments for their students, and they possess exciting potential to foster climates of respect that render hurtful or harassing behavior ... More


Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

What does it mean for men to join with women as allies in preventing rape and domestic violence? This book, based on life history interviews with men and women antiviolence activists aged twenty to ... More


Assessing and Predicting Risk of Violence: Empirically Based Methods

Gary L. Bowen

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter addresses strategies for assessing and predicting the risk of school violence. The review is framed by a seven-step planning strategy: results-focused planning (RFP). Working with ... More


Intervening with Violence: Priorities for Reform from a Public Health Perspective

Jonathan P. Shepherd

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the future of public health as it relates to violence, with a focus on two key roles: the prevention of violence and the organization and commissioning of research in and for ... More


Stories of Conflict and Development in U.S. Public Schools

Colette Daiute

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter discusses the significance of narrating conflict in research and practice. It explains how the process of storytelling is implicated in the events of conflict and the course of ... More


An Evidence-Based Approach to Management of Students Who Wish to Harm Others

James K. Nash

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes an evidence-based approach to the management of physical aggression in elementary and middle school students. Drawing from a public health prevention framework, it presents ... More


Theoretical Conclusions and Recommended Policies for Strengthening Violence Prevention

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, we conclude from the body of findings in previous chapters that the “differential etiology of violence” hypothesis, as a general matter, is supported. Thus, we argue that using ... More


Creating a Violence-Free School Climate/Culture

Mark A. Mattaini

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In an increasingly globalized world, rates of violence among the young appear to be increasing nearly worldwide. The incidence of most types of violence is much higher in the United States, however, ... More


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