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Violent neighborhood, violent kids

Marcia R. Chaiken

Violent neighborhood, violent kids

by Marcia R. Chaiken

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School facilities -- Extended use -- United States.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • Community centers -- United States.,
  • Community policing -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarcia R. Chaiken.
    SeriesJuvenile justice bulletin
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22398975M

    The Forgotten Medium: The Impact of Reading Violent Literature on Aggressive Thoughts McKay Stevens Department of Psychology, BYU Master of Science Media violence in television, film, video games, and music has been linked to increased aggression. Only in recent years have researchers begun to investigate the impact that reading. Differences by age. Except for physical assault, all types of exposure to violence were more common among older children and adolescents. For example, past-year rates for maltreatment were greater for older children: In , 13 percent of children ages 2 to 5, 14 percent of children ages 6 to 9, and 16 percent of children ages 10 to 13 reported maltreatment in the past year, compared with

    While many studies have examined friendship formation among children in conventional contexts, comparatively fewer have examined how the process is shaped by neighborhood violence. The literature on violence and gangs has identified coping strategies that likely affect friendships, but most children in violent neighborhoods are not gang members.   How violence shapes children for life Poor kids who grow up in more violent places are less likely to escape poverty later in life. A memorial to victims of violence at .

    As a forensic psychologist who works with violent children, I have conducted research and written a book based on the results of my nationwide Internet violence survey. Over kids and teens filled out the survey which provided many answers to the puzzling questions about why kids commit acts of violence in the first place. While many studies have examined friendship formation among children in conventional contexts, comparatively fewer have examined how the process is shaped by neighborhood violence. The literature on violence and gangs has identified coping strategies that likely affect friendships, but most children in violent neighborhoods are not gang members Cited by: 9.


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Violent neighborhood, violent kids by Marcia R. Chaiken Download PDF EPUB FB2

Violent Neighborhoods, Violent Kids Marcia R. Chaiken Faced with precipitously rising rates of youth violence in the Nation’s Capital, the Office violent kids book Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in funded congres-sionally mandated research on juvenile vio-lence in the District of Columbia.

The re-search was intended to examine this. Violent neighborhoods, violent kids. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, [] (OCoLC) This item: School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender by Rami Benbenishty Hardcover $ Available to ship in days.

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I think of Mr. Splitfoot—the story of two children, one of whom might or might not be psychic, who escape the foster care of a cult leader—as the opposite of Kafka on the Kafka on the Shore has a single gruesome scene that establishes its villain’s fearsomeness in an excessive way.

As the first book to unite empirical research on and public policy options for violent video games, Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents will be an invaluable resource for student and professional researchers in social and developmental psychology and media by: Neighborhood Action/InfoWorks Memphis Community Safety Domain.

Children who live in high-poverty neighborhoods are more likely than other children to witness domestic violence The fear, stress, and self-blame that often accompany exposure to family violence are traumatic for children and can have long-term Size: 2MB. Childhood is supposed to be a time of innocence, but in disadvantaged or inner-city neighborhoods, far too many children see violence instead.

When they should be thinking about books and friends and long division, they fixate on fear and death. They have good reason. Our society is a violent one. It always has been.

Wars, lynchings, riots, terrorism—these things have existed since the beginning of time. I’ve heard people blame TV, books, and video games. Consider this: Most domestic abuse that occurs in a home where children are present is witnessed by those children.

In fact, one study found that 90 percent of children in violent homes have seen one parent physically abusing the other.

Some million children in the U.S. live in families in which domestic violence occurred at least once in the previous year. Violence Against Children in the Family and the Community brings together in one volume the latest findings from researchers on violence, with the aim of integrating findings and pointing out gaps in our knowledge that future research will need to address.

The book also describes promising interventions that have helped children already damaged Pages:   Maybe in your neighborhood there is little violence, but plenty of young people in other neighborhoods deal with violence every day in the form of poverty, bullying, being pressured to do drungs, drop out of school, have sex before they are ready, and keep children they are ill equipt to raise — they have parents in jail and on drugs.

These books are different from those that simply contain violence in order to tell a tantalizing tale; books that do a child more harm than good. Children also learn about true heroism and its marks-courage, faith, perseverance, charity- by hearing how individuals overcame difficult circumstances in violent.

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The variable measuring neighborhood violent crime was modestly, but significantly correlated with the Perceptions of Neighborhood Disorder Scale (PNDS) (Rho = ) and with the experiences of violence scale (Rho = ), but not with level of depressive symptoms (see Table 2).

The PNDS was not correlated with experiences of violence in the Cited by: In “Making Friends in Violent Neighborhoods: Strategies among Elementary School Children,” Small and Chan Tack seek to bridge the gaps in these areas of research. For the paper, the researchers interviewed 72 parents, teachers, and students from two Chicago elementary schools located in violent.

The evidence on neighborhoods and violent crime suggests several strategies for improving safety and neighborhood health. Investing in communities caught in cycles of crime, decay, and disinvestment can help reduce crime rates.

Research on social ties and institutions suggests that strong community organizations and leadership can make a. Violent Media is Good for Kids Renowned comic-book author Gerard Jones argues that bloody videogames, gun-glorifying gangsta rap and other forms of ‘creative violence’ help far more children Author: Gerard Jones.

Violent behavior is one of the leading causes of mortality among youth. Research has revealed numerous predictors of violent behavior among youth, many of which relate to various forms of violence exposure (e.g., media violence, bullying, neighborhood violence, corporal punishment, etc.).

Books shelved as teen-violence: The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson, Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri, The Battlemage by Taran Matharu, The. America the Beautiful and Violent, then, is a work of reframing: Voisin seeks to centralize these neighborhood realities, to amplify voices that he believes have been left out of the conversation, and to view neighborhood violence not through a lens of anger, but through one of trauma caused by structural inequality.Three quarters of American children have been exposed to neighborhood violence in their lifetimes.

Most of the existing research has concluded that exposure to violence leads to restricted emotional development, aggressive behavior and poor school by: Violent video games are successfully marketed to and easily obtained by children and adolescents.

Even the U.S. government distributes one such game, America's Army, through both the internet and its recruiting offices. Is there any scientific evidence to support the claims that violent games contribute to aggressive and violent behavior? As the first book to unite empirical research on and /5(6).