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International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Colette Daiute, Zeynep Beykont, Craig Higson-Smith, and Larry Nucci (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development brings together essays discussing the social, political, and economic contexts of youth conflict across fourteen countries on ... More


Youth Participation in Violence in Nigeria Since the 1980s

Olayemi Akinwumi

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
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chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Since the 1980s, Nigeria has continued to witness an unprecedented surge of ethnoreligious violence. The involvement of youth in these civil disturbances or conflicts is very disturbing. They are the ... More


Youth Movements and Youth Violence in Nigeria’s Oil Delta Region

Charles Ukeje

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
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9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Drawing from extensive ethnographic fieldwork in the Niger Delta, this chapter describes ongoing protests of the local community against the practices of the multinational oil companies, and ... More


Paths to Filipino Youth Involvement in Violent Conflict

Madelene A. Sta. Maria

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
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9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The involvement of Filipino youth in violent situations is primarily found in their participation in the armed conflict between rebel movements — primarily the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), ... More


Social Transformation and Values Conflicts Among Youth in Contemporary China

Guozhen Cen and Dan Li

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

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2006
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April 2010
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9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes the challenges faced by Chinese youth with respect to their moral and social values that emerged as a result of China's shift from a command economy to a free market system. It ... More


Acceptance and Rejection as a Source of Youth Conflict: The Case of Haifa University in a Divided Society

Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In Israel, the seven main universities are the most heterogeneous spaces for interaction between Arabs and Jews. With an Arab population of 20% attending alongside Jews, Haifa University is the most ... More


Youth Violence in South Africa: The Impact of Political Transition

Craig Higson-Smith

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter analyzes ongoing youth conflict in terms of the situations of fragmentation and disempowerment in apartheid South Africa. It explains that South Africa, like other postcolonial ... More


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

Colette Daiute

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

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2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
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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


Building Citizenship in the Face of Violence: Opportunities for the Agency and Participation of Children in Colombia

A. Hart and Rocio Mojica

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In many countries there has recently been a dramatic change in the way children are viewed by many of the agencies that work with them. One major change is the increasing recognition that vulnerable ... More


Collective Ostracism Among Youth in Korea

In Jae Lee

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Collective ostracism among Korean youth recently has become a notable social problem. Collective ostracism ranges from trivial conflicts in dissonant human relationships to violent criminal acts. The ... More


Transborder Violence and Undocumented Youth: Extending Cultural-Historical Analysis to Transnational Immigration Studies

Jocelyn Solis

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter illustrates how cultural-historical theory is a potentially integrative means of analysis in the study of transnational immigration and youth violence. It identifies another negative ... More


Harassment of Gay and Lesbian Youth and School Violence in America: An Analysis and Directions for Intervention

Stacey S. Horn and Larry Nucci

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/9780195178425.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter reviews literature on the rates and impact of harassment and violence against gay and lesbian youth in schools across several contexts as a foundation for proposing a new theoretical ... More


Extremist Youth in Germany: The Role of History, Development, and Cohort Experience

Wolfgang Edelstein

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

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2006
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April 2010
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9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter offers insights into the psycho-social processes that orient right-wing culture among youth in post-unification Germany. It describes historical processes that affect political and ... More


Social Hierarchy, Social Conflicts, and Moral Development

Elliot Turiel

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter offers a theoretical perspective on social and moral development, relevant to discussions of youth conflict and violence. Rejecting the idea that cultures have singular integrated ... More


Becoming Visible Through the Lens of Violence: The Social Exclusion of Youth in Brazil

Clary Milnitsky

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/9780195178425.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter provides an account of the major factors that lead a large percentage of Brazilian youth to take up life on the streets, a place where they become highly vulnerable to violence and ... More


Globalism, America’s Ghettos, and Black Youth Development

William E. Cross

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

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2006
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April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Globalism is associated with the movement of jobs and industry from one country to another, and from 1955 to the present, hundreds of thousands of industrial sector jobs were shifted from the United ... More


Child Soldiers: Community Healing and Rituals in Mozambique and Angola

Alcinda Honwana

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/9780195178425.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter analyzes specific social and cultural notions of health, mental health, and healing as they apply, in particular, to child soldiers' reintegration into society in Mozambique and Angola. ... More


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