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

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More


Restorative Justice and Youth Violence Toward Parents

Kathleen Daly and Heather Nancarrow

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Chapter Abstract: This chapter presents three cases of sons’ violence against mothers that were handled by a diversionary youth conference, a restorative justice process. ... More


Turning Shame into Violence

Robert Brenneman

in Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753840
eISBN:
9780199918836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753840.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Why are Central American youth attracted to gangs and why does violence play such an important role in gang life? This chapter argues that chronic shame resulting from the experience of relative ... 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


Youth Participation in Violence in Nigeria Since the 1980s

Olayemi Akinwumi

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/9780195178425.003.0005
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
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
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


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
Published Online:
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


Economic Conditions and Violent Victimization Trends among Youth: Guns, Violence, and Homicide, 1973–2005

Janet L. Lauritsen, Ekaterina Gorislavsky, and Karen Heimer

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between changing economic conditions and rates of serious violent victimization among adolescents and young adults between 1973 and 2005. The effects of ... 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
Published Online:
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


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


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
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
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


Youth work and youth violence in a European context

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter, the authors present an outline of the philosophical underpinnings of youth work practice and discuss how youth work is conceived, organised and delivered in different member states, ... More


Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Richard Rosenfeld, Mark Edberg, Xiangming Fang, and Curtis S. Florence (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

How do economic conditions such as poverty, unemployment, inflation, and economic growth impact youth violence? This book provides a new perspective on this crucial issue. Pinpointing the economic ... More


The Nonlinear Effect of Neighborhood Disadvantage on Youth Violence: Neighborhood Effects on Youth Violence

Xiangming Fang, Richard Rosenfeld, Linda L. Dahlberg, and Curtis S. Florence

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reports new results from a cross-sectional study of the relationship between neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and self-reported violent offending among a nationally representative ... More


Economic Opportunity and Youth Violence: Conclusions and Implications for Future Research

Curtis S. Florence and Sarah Beth Barnett

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter considers the implications for policy and prevention raised in the preceding chapters, focusing on three preconditions for the prevention of youth violence through ... 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


Social Hierarchy, Social Conflicts, and Moral Development

Elliot Turiel

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/9780195178425.003.0006
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


Introduction

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter, the authors introduce the ‘problem’ of youth violence, as well as introducing the youth workers who attempt to redress this problem through youth work. The authors state that they ... More


Literature Review and Background

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The youth’s narratives can add depth to many literatures, and chapter one reviews some of the core assumptions within the fields of youth violence, critical youth studies, and punishment in the ... More


Conclusion

Cindy D. Ness

in Why Girls Fight: Female Youth Violence in the Inner City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758403
eISBN:
9780814759073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758403.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book has investigated the confluence of social, cultural, and individual factors that account for the physical violence among girls in the low-income neighborhoods of Melrose Park and Lee in ... More


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