School Violence: Risk Factors, Prevention and Challenges


Inero Valbuena Ancho, PhD and Krizna Rei Palces (Editors)
College of Graduate Studies and Teacher Education Research, Philippine Normal University, Manila, Phillippines

Series: Bullying and Victimization
BISAC: SOC051000

This book attempts to uncover school violence in different contexts by presenting studies of expert practitioners, which highlight concepts, risk factors, prevention mechanisms and challenges faced by concerned individuals in the hope of developing solutions to the occurrence of violence involving school children. Studies included in this book are those of international and national scope, stakeholder involvement, and even the role of new technologies in light of school violence.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Association of Perceived School and Neighborhood Safety with School Violence: A National Study of Middle and High School Students
(Rebecca A. Vidourek, PhD, Health Promotion & Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US)

Chapter 2. Individual Level of Predictors of Face to Face Bullying: The Findings of a Two-Wave Longitudinal Study
(Fatih Bayraktar, PhD, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Science, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus)

Chapter 3. Cyberbullying: New Evidence of Its Evolution from Ages 12 to 20
(Maite Garaigordobil, Aida Fernández, Carmen Maganto, Lorea Kortabarria, Montserrat Peris and Darío Páez, Faculty of Psychology, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

Chapter 4. Experiences and Meanings of Bullying among Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders in an All-Girls School
(Merimee Tampus-Siena, Office of Student Affairs and Student Services, Philippine Normal University
Manila, Philippines)

Chapter 5. Parents’ Perceptions about Bullying
(Eleni N. Nikolaou and Panagiotis J. Stamatis, Department of Sciences of Preschool Education and Educational Design, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece)

Chapter 6. Teachers’ Attitudes on School Violences in the Greek Educational System: Initial Investigations
(Alexandra Anastasiadou, Konstantina Iliopoulou, Georgia Karountzou and Vasilios Zorbas, Hellenic Open University, Patra, Greece)


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