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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High school students -- Crimes against -- United States,
  • School violence -- United States

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    Other titlesWeapon related victimization in selected inner city high school samples
    SeriesNational Institute of Justice update
    ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet ;
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    Open LibraryOL18209349M

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Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples National victimization survey data indicate that over two million teenagers are the victims of violent crime annually (U.S.

Department of Justice, ). In addition, numerous studies point to the possession of weapons. Surveys were completed by 1, students, males and females, in inner city public high schools in California, Louisiana, New Jersey, and Illinois. In all cases, local high school administrators viewed the issue of guns and violence among students as highly politically charged.

Weapon-related victimization in selected inner-city high school samples Author: Joseph F Sheley ; Zina T McGee ; James D Wright ; National Institute of Justice (U.S.) ; Tulane University.

Weapon-related victimization in selected inner-city high school samples. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Dangers of the environment outside the school were more obviously related to the rate of adolescent victimization (weapon-related victimization) than the environment inside the school.

Findings from the study were derived from responses to surveys completed by 1, students ( males and females) in 10 inner-city public high schools in California, Louisiana, New Jersey, and by: 8.

Weapon-related victimization in selected inner-city high school samples / By Joseph F. Sheley, James D. Wright, Zina T. McGee, Tulane University. and National Institute of Justice (U.S.) Abstract.

Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples: Author(s): J F Sheley; Z T McGee; J D Wright: Corporate Author: Tulane University United States of America: Date Published: Page Count: Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Washington, DC National Institute of Justice/ Rockville, MD In a sample of students from inner-city high schools, 11% of females reported carrying a gun outside of school (Sheley, McGee, & Wright, ), and 8% of 7th graders from another of set of inner.

Weapon Related Victimization in Selected in Selected Inner-City High School Samples. Finally summary report to the National Institute of Justice. Washington, D.C. Department of Justice. National Institute of Justice. Please note that this sample paper on General Strain Theory; An Examination of School Violence is for your review only.

This street socialization into illegal gun ownership correlates with living in impoverished inner-city communities in which economic survival depends on illegal activity. General strain theory explains the increase of violence as more males from low-income neighborhoods turn to gangs and drug trafficking for economic sustenance.

Weapon-related victimization in selected inner-city high school samples: Weapons, crime and violence in America an annotated bibliography: What works: What's Changing in Prosecution?: Report of a Workshop: When the victim is a child: Year in review.

Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples, by J.F. Sheley et al., final report to NIJ,NCJ The Limitations of BATF Firearms Tracing Data for Policymaking and Homicide Research, in Proceedings of the Homicide Research Working Group Meetings, and (see Part II), National Institute of Justice.

Results are presented from a survey of two samples of inner-city youths, male high school students and juveniles incarcerated for serious felony offenses, regarding their reported means of acquiring firearms.

Both samples, especially the inmate group, report high levels of gun possession and gun by: Serious injuries and deaths of three samples of boys were examined in an inner-city, longitudinal study.

By almost 1 in 10 of the participants in the oldest sample had been seriously. Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples. National victimization survey data indicate that over two million.

teenagers are the victims of violent crime annually (U.S. Department of Justice, ). In addition, numerous studies point. the. possession. of weapons by adolescents. increasingly problematic. Introduction. Weapons are used in a quarter of violent incidents in the US, and the UK (Rand and Catalano,Kershaw et al., ), and the majority of violent deaths in these countries involve some kind of weapon (US Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigation,Povey et al., ).Despite considerable contribution of weapons to violent harm, weapon related behaviors Cited by: Understanding Violence and Victimization, Fifth Edition, explores selected types of violence and examines the causes and responses to such victimization.

Written for courses in victimology, violence, and criminology, it addresses topics such as domestic violence, stranger violence, workplace violence, school violence, criminal justice violence, and the violence of terrorism.

Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples. NCJ Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Cited by: Weapon-related victimization in selected inner-city high school samples JF Sheley US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute ofSelected proceedings: Selected topics in harmonic maps: [expository lectures from the EBMS Regional conference held at Tulane University, December] Short measures: Southern law quarterly: TDR: Thematic series: Tulane Chair of Judeo-Christian Studies series: Tulane drama review: Tulane Judeo-Christian studies edition: Tulane stud.

School Policies on Use of Corporal Punishment Child Victimization. School Violence ICBSPP Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project.

IDB Inter-American Development Bank. Gun-related violence in and around inner-city schools. Sheley JF(1), McGee ZT, Wright JD. Author information: (1)Department of Sociology, Tulane University, New Orleans, La OBJECTIVE: To assess the degree to which inner-city high school students are victimized by threat of or actual firearm attack.

DESIGN: Cross-sectional by: For more detail about youth and firearms, researchers have focused on high-risk populations, mainly incarcerated male delinquents or convenience samples of inner city youth. In a more comprehensive U.S. study, 11 investigators sampled both incarcerated males and students attending high school in inner city neighborhoods, using the same Cited by: (With Joseph F.

Sheley and Zina T. McGee) Weapon-Related Victimization in Selected Inner-City High School Samples, U.S. Dept. of Justice, (Washington, DC), (With Beth A. Rubin and Joel A. Devine) Beside the Golden Door: Policy, Politics, and the. Sex codes and family life among poor inner-city youths. The Annals of the American Academy of Political Social Psychosocial sequelae of violent victimization in a national youth sample.

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 63 (5)– High school seniors' educational and occupational plans, to Cited by:   A literature review suggested that being a victim or witness of community violence is a predictor of psychological distress in urban youth, especially depressive symptoms, anxiety, post-traumatic stress (PTS), and aggression (McDonald and Richmond ).Enlarging the focus to all youths aged 25 or less, Fowler et al.

summarized the empirical literature available up to July in a meta Author: Christine Dubé, Marie-Hélène Gagné, Marie-Ève Clément, Claire Chamberland. Walker is conducting research on scholarship recipients at Faber College.

In his sample of students, he is ensuring he has a proportionate number of students based on class standing, race, sex, and major course of study. Walker's sample is an example of a[n] _____.

Perpetration of physical assault against dating partners, peers, and siblings among a locally representative sample of high school students in Boston, Massachusetts. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,–   MICHAEL J.

FURLONG is a professor the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA ; [email protected].

His research focuses on school violence prevention research. He is the editor of the Journal of School by:   Three of the included studies among adolescents used school-based samples (13, 17, 46), which may exclude youth who have dropped out of school and are at perhaps even greater risk for gun violence (61, 63, 67); others relied on samples with a history of violence (11, 12, 15, 29–33), which may display unique patterns of weapon behaviors Cited by: School dropout, delinquent behavior, and drug use: An examination of the causes and consequences of dropping out of school.

– in Howard B. Kaplan (Ed.), Drugs, Crime, and Other Deviant Adaptations: Longitudinal by: Drawing upon their research in the most extensive study to date, the authors here describe the means and methods of gun-related violence among urban youth. Using data collected from juvenile male inmates and male students in inner-city high schools, Sheley and Wright focus on the number, type, and method of acquisition of firearms, as well as the varying reasons given for carrying arms.

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( Seventh St., N.W., Washington ): U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of. A survey in four inner-city areas with high rates of gun violence found that 86% of incarcerated youths and 37% of male high school students owned guns.

Most adolescents feel less safe as their classmates acquire guns. Likewise, living in a community with frequent shootings increases the likelihood of. Start studying criminal profiling.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. assist with contextualizing allegations of victimization the development of the offenders modus operandi high-those who are exposed to harm or loss immediately prior to victimization.

School Crime and Safety. Between andthe percentage of students ages 12–18 who reported being victimized at school during the previous 6 months decreased overall (from 6 to 2 percent), as did the percentages of students who reported theft (from 4 to 1 percent) and violent victimization. behavior, and gun carrying for minority inner city youth living in extreme poverty.

Crime & delinquency. Abstract: Two waves of longitudinal data were used to examine the sequencing between violent victimization, violent behavior, and gun carrying in a high poverty sample of African American by: From a sampling frame that included all U.S. school districts with a high school, Add Health obtained enrollment rosters of schools.

A random sample of adolescents was selected from these rosters and was invited to participate in confidential in home interviews at Wave 1 (April December ) and again at Wave 2 (January-December ).

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Another recent large study of more than high school students (using the sample and data from which this current report is based) found considerable levels of victimization at home, in school, and in the community. Across research sites, 33% to 44% of male students reported being slapped, hit, or punched at school within the past year, with Cited by:   Street Codes, Routine Activities, Neighbourhood Context and Victimization Street Codes, Routine Activities, Neighbourhood Context and Victimization Susan McNeeley, Pamela Wilcox This study seeks to address the inconsistency in the literature regarding the relationship between the code of the street and victimization by drawing upon overlooked ideas .Weapons in Schools and Perception.

The perception that violence, especially lethal violence such as mass shootings, is widespread or presents a realistic threat to students in most schools does not agree with data on school s remain one of the safest places for children to be, and extreme measures are not called for in order to counter school violence.