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

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Index
Academic performance, violence in school and community and, 158
Aggression
cultural differences in, 53
indirect, 14
negative effects of, 14
social stress factors and, 154
Arab schools. See also Israeli schools
corporal punishment in, 83–84, 104
culture and, 83–84, 104
fear of attendance in, 104f, 105
gender differences in sexual harassment/victimization, 62–63, 63f
in Israeli education system, 20
multiple perspectives in, 137t, 137–138
prevalence of physical victimization in, 86
severe victimization in, 124
sexual harassment/victimization in, 62–63, 63f
threats reported in, 33–34, 34f
verbal–social victimization in, 146–147
Authority, loss of parental, 146
Awareness
of adults outside school, 158–159
correlation between reports and reporters of violence, 129, 130t, 131
within school, 10
of staff and principals, 158–159
student–principal correlation in, 129, 130t
student–teacher correlation in, 129, 130t
teachers–principals correlation in, 129, 130t, 131
Bullying
age and, 14–15
and bringing a weapon to school, 73– 74
class size and, 12
direct and indirect, 13–14
gender and, 13–14
responses to, 10–11
risk factors for, 15
school climate and, 12
by teachers, 79–80, 81
Bystanders, effects of violence on, 158
California
cross-cultural patterns in, 45, 46t
physical victimization in, 26, 28t, 29, 30f
threats reported in, 34t
Class size, 12, 123
Climate, school
bullying and, 12
characteristics of, 188–189

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