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Author Benbenishty, Rami.

Title School violence in context : culture, neighborhood, family, school, and gender / Rami Benbenishty & Ron Avi Astor
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2005


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 MELB  371.782 Ben/Svi  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. School victimization embedded in context : a heuristic model -- Ch. 2. Context and methods -- Ch. 3. Victimization types -- Ch. 4. Patterns of victimization -- Ch. 5. Sexual harassment -- Ch. 6. Weapons in school -- Ch. 7. Student victimization by staff -- Ch. 8. The influence of within-school context on the subjective experience of victimization : safety, violence as a problem, and school nonattendance due to fear -- Ch. 9. Differences in victimization between schools -- Ch. 10. Schools embedded in larger contexts : the Matryoshka doll theory of school violence -- Ch. 11. One school, multiple perspectives on school safety -- Ch. 12. Revisiting our central thesis : schools to the center of the theoretical model -- App. Details of the structural equation analyses
Summary "Draws on surveys comparing Jewish and Arab-Israeli students with students in the United States. Presents an empirically-based model for understanding school violence, highlighting both universal and culturally specific patterns of school violence"--Provided by publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-210)
Notes Table of contents also issued online
Subject School violence -- Social aspects -- Israel -- Case studies.
School violence -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
School violence -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Cross-cultural studies.
Case studies.
Author Asáš­or, Ron.
LC no. 2004023054
ISBN 019515780X hardcover alkaline paper
Other Titles Culture, neighborhood, family, school, and gender
OTHER TI Oxford scholarship online.