Social Issues Research Summaries (with Biographical Sketches). Volume 3


Lewis D. Wilson (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC024000

This new book compiles research summaries of top professionals in the field of social issues research from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I Researcher Biographical Sketches

Chapter 1 Ramesh Kaipa

Chapter 2 Katri Lamesoo

Chapter 3 Mélanie Levasseur

Chapter 4 Natalia López-Mosquera García

Chapter 5 Donna C. Lougheed

Chapter 6 Fernanda Cristina Marquetti

Chapter 7 Donna Martin

Chapter 8 Daniel Naud

Chapter 9 Elite Olshtain

Chapter 10 Valentina Petrova

Chapter 11 Christopher J. Przemieniecki

Chapter 12 Michelle Quist

Chapter 13 Maria Francisca Rebocho

Chapter 14 Priscila de Morais Sato

Chapter 15 Martine Simard

Chapter 16 Sandra Sovilj-Nikić

Chapter 17 Roha Thomas

Chapter 18 Marcel Diego Tonini

Chapter 19 Reese Y.W. Tou

Chapter 20 Maria Elena Villar

Chapter 21 Nicole H. Weiss

Chapter 22 Cirecie West-Olatunji

Chapter 23 Melvin L. Williams

Part II Research Summaries

Chapter 24 Coping Strategies and Cognitive Processes Related to Peer Victimization and the Role of Intervention Programs
Jennifer M. Knack, Madeline Rex-Lear, Alanna Wormwood and Aaliyah Gibbons

Chapter 25 Bullying among Male Athletes: A Contextual Examination
Jesse A. Steinfeldt, Nicole T. Gabana and Matthew D. Powless

Chapter 26 Cyberbullying
Caleb McCoy, Marisa Potate and Cliff McKinney

Chapter 27 Bullying Interventions
Mary Ward Pollard, Courtney Walker and Janet W. Kwan

Chapter 28 Bullying among Health Care Providers
Sergey Pisklakov Ming Xiong and Anuradha Patel

Chapter 29 Cyberbullying: Bullying Gone Digital
Michelle F. Wright and William Stanley Pendergrass

Chapter 30 Bullying, Personal Self-Regulation, Resilience, Coping Strategies and Engagement-Burnout: Implications for an Intervention with University Students
Jesús de la Fuente, Lucía Zapata, M. Mariano Vera, Mari Carmen González-Torres and Raquel Artuch Garde

Chapter 31 Bullying and Moral Reasoning: The Influence of Life Values and Culture on Italian Teenagers’ Self-Assertion
Antonella Brighi, Giovanna Gianesini and Giannino Melotti

Chapter 32 Cyberbullying and Students’ Engagement in School: A Literature Review
Feliciano H. Veiga, Fernando García, Ana Tomás Almeida, Suzana Nunes Caldeira and Diana Galvão

Chapter 33 Modulating Variables of Violent Behavior of Aggressive Victims of Bullying
Isabel Cuadrado-Gordillo and Inmaculada Fernández-Antelo

Chapter 34 School and Peer Contexts of Bullying
Michelle F. Wright

Chapter 35 From Bullying to Pandemy of Terrorism: Synergetic Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Methodology of Mental Health Protection
Pavel Ivanovich Sidorov

Chapter 36 Bullying among Training School Male Adolescents and Male Adult Prisoners: Descriptive Analysis
Kristi Kõiv and Liine Maasikas

Chapter 37 Cyberbullying Validation
Vinita Nahar, Xue Li and Chaoyi Pang

Chapter 38 Cyberbullying Prevalence – Medium, Motive and Reaction
Vinita Nahar, Xue Li and Chaoyi Pang

Chapter 39 Social Participation and Environmental Barriers among Aging Canadians: Distribution and Differences in Gender, Age and Location
Daniel Naud and Mélanie Levasseur

Chapter 40 Social Isolation and Psychological Adjustment among Early Adolescent Immigrants
Jacqueline Oxman-Martinez and Ye Ri Choi

Chapter 41 Loneliness, Inhibition, and Friendlessness: Associations with Adolescents’ Appearance-Related Concerns, Attractiveness, and Teasing about Appearance
Haley J. Webb, Samantha Ferguson and Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck

Chapter 42 At What Time and for How Long for the Social Need to Be Deprived Are Important for the Outcome: Interpretation of the Effects of Isolation Rearing by Developmental Timing and Persistence in Rat Models
Yia-Ping Liu

Chapter 43 Race and Racism Worldwide: A Panorama of Perspectives and Contextual Complexities
Diane Brook Napier

Chapter 44 Illusion of a Lost Past: Educational Co-habitation of Five Ethnicities in Manchuria: Personal Biographical Notes and Methodological Reflections
Shin’ichi Suzuki

Chapter 45 Education and the End of the Myth of Racial Harmony in New Zealand
David Small

Chapter 46 Beyond Social Justice Agendas: Indigenous Knowledges in Pre-Service Teacher Education and Practice in Australia
Juliana M. McLaughlin and Susan L. Whatman

Chapter 47 Is the Kenyan Child Still Weeping? A Quest for Education within the Backdrop of Colonial and Post-Colonial Violations
Judith J. Jefwa

Chapter 48 Official Bilingualism and Clashing Colonial Legacies in Cameroon: A Historical Analysis Since Reunification in 1961 to the Present
Willibroad Dze-Ngwa

Chapter 49 The Making of Identity and Africa: Voices of the Struggle to be African in South Africa
Crain Soudien, Yusuf Sayed and Shervani K. Pillay

Chapter 50 European Policies on the Education of Roma Children: The Case of Spain
Luis Miguel Lázaro, Violeta Álvarez Fernández and Victoria Martín de la Rosa

Chapter 51 Special Educational Needs and Foreign Children in Italy: Interpretations and Ambiguities
Melita Cristaldi

Chapter 52 Racialization through “Time” in Brazil’s Cooperation in Higher Education: An Ethnographic Case Study of UNILAB
Susanne Ress

Chapter 53 Rethinking Costa Rica’s Racial Exceptionalism: Race Relations, Language Policy, and Development
Joanna Greer Koch

Chapter 54 You Look and Sometimes Sound the Same: Unpacking Racism Towards Nicaraguan Immigrants in Costa Rica
Steven Locke and Carlos J. Ovando

Chapter 55 The Role of Cuba’s Educational System towards Eliminating Racial Discrimination
Lidia Turner Martí, Elvira Martín Sabina and Isora Justina Enríquez O’Farrill

Chapter 56 Discrimination and Exclusion in the Construction of Social Relations: Case Study in the Telesecundaria of Zozocolco of Hidalgo, Veracruz, Mexico
Sonia Comboni Salinas and José Manuel Juárez Núñez

Chapter 57 Racism and Multicultural Education in Canadian Schooling
K. P. Binda, Tara J. Hall and Nadia Binda-Moir

Chapter 58 Quebec Identity Politics and Anti-Muslim Bias in Quebec Secondary Schools
Naved Bakali

Chapter 59 Understanding Institutional Racism from the Perspective of Racialized Female Student Activists in the Canadian Context
Mahtab Nazemi

Chapter 60 Misperceptions of Intimate Partner Violence in the 21st Century: Two Decades of Lies
Jean Jaymes West

Chapter 61 Social Change and Socioemotional Development
Rui Fu, Siman Zhao, Jinsol Lee and Xinyin Chen

Chapter 62 Catalysts and Agents of Social Change: Imperatives for Social Innovations
Monica Nandan, Shiva Nandan and Manual London

Chapter 63 Social Change and Diffusion of Professional Norms: An Evaluation of Academic Research Performance
Simon Cadez

Chapter 64 The Role of Cultural Competence in the Evaluation of Social Service Programs and Achieving Social Change
Maritza Concha, Maria Elena Villar and Lauren O’Byrne Azevedo

Chapter 65 Modernity and Modernization As Theoretical and Doctrinal Constructs to Explain Social Change
Juan Miguel Valdera-Gil

Chapter 66 The Effect of Social Changes and Demographic Variables on the Importance of Work Outcomes: The Israeli Case
Moshe Sharabi

Chapter 67 Impacts of Social Welfare and Government Trust in Society on the Citizen
Chau-kiu Cheung

Chapter 68 School Music Education, Cultural Values, and Social Transformation in Beijing, China
Wai-Chung Ho

Chapter 69 The Innovative Social Oriented Start-Up: The Role of Entrepreneurship Ecosystem and Its Impact on the Social Capital
Laura Michelini, Gennaro Iasevoli and Valentina Pitardi

Chapter 70 The Rise of Market Driven Modes of Social Participation
Jochen Hirschle

Chapter 71 Changes in Rural Social Structure: The Sumapaz Colombian Town Case Study
Martha Milena Bautista Gómez

Chapter 72 Conditionality and Normative Models in the Field of Social Thinking
Sandrine Gaymard

Chapter 73 How to Play Demons:The Role and Social Status through Novel
Paweł Ćwikła

Chapter 74 Social Processes and Correlates of Social Exclusion among Children and Adolescents
Angela Mazzone and Marina Camodeca

Chapter 75 Filial Piety as a Response to the Societal Norm in Hong Kong
Chau-kiu Cheung and Alex Yui-huen Kwan

Chapter 76 Family Meals and Gender: A Phenomenological Perspective on Low-Income Mothers in Santos, Brazil
Priscila de Morais Sato, Gabriel Teixeira de Medeiros, Kate Perepezko and Fernanda Baeza Scagliusi

Chapter 77 Polluting Bodies: Everyday Language and the Otherisation of Sex Workers in Local Struggles Against Prostitution
Giorgia Serughetti

Chapter 78 The Need for an Innovative Approach to Improve the Health and Well-Being of Street-Level Prostitutes
Andrea M. Link and David S. Buck

Chapter 79 Between Order and Autonomy: The Difficult Assessment of Prostitution: A German Perspective
Thorsten Benkel

Chapter 80 Migration, Labor Market and Wellbeing: Theories, Policies and Practice
Qingwen Xu and Lucy Jordan

Chapter 81 Migrant Domestic Workers and the Provision of Care: Current Challenges and Future Directions
Lenore E. Matthew and Noreen M. Sugrue

Chapter 82 Social Support, Acculturation, and Financial Stability among Mexican Economic Migrants
Aimee Hilado, Philip Young Hong, Maria Vidal de Haymes and Marta Lundy

Chapter 83 HIV/AIDS and Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa
Soma Sen and Jemel P. Aguilar

Chapter 84 Assessing Psychosocial Stress of Puerto Rican Women in the United States: The Hispanic Women’s Social Stressor Scale
Yong Li, Blanca M. Ramos and Young Do

Chapter 85 Poor Living and Working Conditions, Social Isolation, and Coping Strategies of Migrant Laborers in Hanoi, Vietnam
Trang Mai Le, Tuan-Anh Nguyen and Huong Ngoc Nguyen

Chapter 86 Challenges and Solutions of Food Security among Seasonal Migrants: The Case of Seasonal Migration in India
Anjali B. Borhade and Mengxi Zhang

Chapter 87 The Welfare Boundary: A Hidden Mechanism of the Hukou Regulation and Migrant Workers’ Rights in China
Gaoming Ma and Qiaobing Wu

Chapter 88 ‘Keeping Your Seat Warm’: The Role of Seafarers’ Wives in the Maintenance of Social Status and Societal Place
Helen Sampson and Iris Acejo

Chapter 89 Migrant Transnational Labor: Work, Identity, and Social Welfare of Seafarers
David Jaffee and Suzie S. Weng

Chapter 90 Opportunities and Challenges of Return Migration
Uma A. Segal

Chapter 91 The Highly-Skilled in Hong Kong ‘Asia’s World City’
Narine N. Kerelian and Lucy P. Jordan

Chapter 92 Socio-Economic Status, Inequality and Academic Achievement
Ming Ming Chiu

Chapter 93 Socioeconomic Status and Executive Functions in Children: Implications for a School-Based Cognitive Intervention
Vanessa Arán-Filippetti and María Cristina Richaud

Chapter 94 Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Child Health Outcomes
Crystal N. Piper and Corliss Solomon

Chapter 95 Attitudes Toward Socioeconomic Status: Inequality, Poverty and the Welfare State in the United States
Carol Schmid

Chapter 96 Benefits and Pitfalls of High Socioeconomic Status Based on Three Findings in Japanese Samples
Ken’ichiro Nakashima and Sumin Lee

Chapter 97 Who Seeks Relationships with Dark Triad Individuals and How? Focusing on Socioeconomic Status and Trait Self-Control
Yuri Tasaki, Ken’ichiro Nakashima and Mitsuhiro Ura

Chapter 98 Health and Social Support from a Gender Perspective
Norma De Piccoli, Luana Ceccarini, Silvia Gattino and Chiara Rollero

Chapter 99 Sustaining Resilience through Caring and Its Gender Differential
Chau-kiu Cheung

Chapter 100 Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Effects of Social Support: Predictors and Potential Mechanisms
Margit Gramer

Chapter 101 Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being: The Contribution of Social Support Beyond Fluid Intelligence and Personality Traits in Italian High School Students, also Considering Gender Differences
Annamaria Di Fabio and Letizia Palazzeschi

Chapter 102 The Role of Social Support in Less Studied Context
Nancy J. Karlin, Joyce Weil and Kiley Floren

Chapter 103 Social Support as a Mediator of the Relationship between the Religious Meaning System and Psychological Well-Being in Older Adults
Dariusz Krok

Chapter 104 Social Support, Mental Health and Cardiac Disease
Cristina Zarbo , Agostino Brugnera and Angelo Compare

Chapter 105 Self Determination Theory: Perspectives of Family Structure and Life Goals and Aspirations
Eugene Lee Davids

Chapter 106 A Self-Determination Theory Perspective of the Role of Family Structure
Jose M. Frantz and Zeenat Yassin

Chapter 107 Self Determination Theory and Family Conflict: A Theoretical Overview
Zainab Kader and Nicolette Vanessa Roman

Chapter 108 Self-Determination Theory, Family and Political Socialization of the Youth: A Theoretical Overview
Michelle V. Esau

Chapter 109 Using Self-Determination Theory to Explore Notions of Competence, Autonomy and Relatedness within the Context of Adverse Childhood Experiences of Social Work Students
Glynnis Z. Dykes

Chapter 110 Self-Determination Theory and Self-Regulation of Academic Attainment within Typical African Family Settings
Oluyinka Ojedokun

Chapter 111 Autism Spectrum Disorder and Self-Determination Theory: The Importance of Family Involvement
Bronwyn Mthimunye, Athena Pedro and Nicolette Vanessa Roman

Chapter 112 Psychologically Controlling Parenting: The Effect of Internal and External Environments
Anja R. Human-Hendricks and Nicolette Vanessa Roman

Chapter 113 A Review of SDT Focusing on Parenting Styles and BMI Scores of Children in Low and High Socio Economic Areas
Khalida Sabi, Melissa Brown and Nicolette Vanessa Roman

Chapter 114 SDT: Perceptions of Parents Regarding the Psychosocial Health of Their Children in Early Childhood Development
Karin Elizabeth Daniels, Eugene Lee Davids and Nicolette Vanessa Roman

Chapter 115 Parenting, Cognition and Motivation in Career Decision-Making Processes: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective
Pedro Cordeiro, Paula Paixão, Willy Lens, Marlies Lacante and Victor Ortuño

Chapter 116 What Happened to the Toronto Slums and Where Did All the Poor Go? (1866-1946)
Cyrus Vakili-Zad

Chapter 117 Temporal Love: Temporality and Romantic Relationships
Mira Moshe

Chapter 118 Bridging Difference: A Sense-Making Study of the Role of Communication in Stereotype Change
Renu Pariyadath and Susan L. Kline

Chapter 119 The Invitation of Intergroup Dialogue: Showing Up for Social Justice Education
Karla D. Scott

Chapter 120 Out with the Family: A Duoethnography of Family, Prejudice, and Critical Appreciative Inquiry
Liliana Herakova and Ellen Correa

Chapter 121 Teaching Toward an Appreciation of Differences: The Challenge for Intercultural Communication Courses
Darlene K. Drummond

Chapter 122 Identifying Stereotypes: The Stories Nielsen and Nickelodeon Tell Black Children and How to “Appreciate” Them
Dianah Wynter

Chapter 123 Communicating through Prejudice: An Innovative Critical-Cultural Autoethnography of Appreciative Relationships
Mark P. Orbe, Robert Razzante and Victoria H. Orbe

Chapter 124 Diffusing Prejudice and Fear in a Gender and Communication Classroom
Kevin T. Jones

Chapter 125 The Latino/a Immigrant Myth and the (Im)possibility of Realizing Communal Appreciation
Wilfredo Alvarez

Chapter 126 From Majority to Minority: A Personal Narrative
Deanna F. Womack

Chapter 127 The Nature of Prejudice: Origins, Consequences, and the Case of Trayvon Martin
Bobbi Van Gilder

Chapter 128 That Will Never Be Me: A Narrative Inquiry on Empowerment and Violence against Women from the Clothesline Project
Karen Sorensen-Lang

Chapter 129 Autoethnographic Accounts of Prejudicial Pronouncements: Advancing Principles of Appreciative Inquiry
Sakile K. Camara

Chapter 130 Autism Patents and Beyond
Michael J. Dochniak

Chapter 131 Navigating the Storms of Life: Critical Lessons for Christian and Non-Christian Social Workers
Samson Chama

Chapter 132 Restorative Justice Education, Policy and Practice: Transdisciplinary Reflections on Mental Health Implications
Shannon A. Moore

Chapter 133 Justice for Professional Health Practitioners
Steve Vinay Gunther

Chapter 134 Combining Social Justice with Restorative and Transitional Justice: An Agenda for an Integrative Justice Model in Transitional Societies
Jean Chrysostome K. Kiyala

Chapter 135 Religious Legacy in Post-Communist Transitional Justice
Peter Rožič

Chapter 136 Mediation as a Restorative Justice Tool: Applications in the Italian Juvenile Judicial Context
Antonio Iudici, Elisa Alborghetti and Cristiana Ferri

Chapter 137 The Narratives of Sexual Violence (SV) and Transitional Justice (TJ) in Uganda
Oluwaseun Bamidele

Chapter 138 Informatics in Social Work Practice: Technology within the Field
Susan E. Elswick


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