School violence in Bedouin schools in Israel: A re-examination

Salman Elbedour, Amanda ElBassiouny, William M. Bart, Hammad Elbedour

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

Students in Bedouin schools in Israel completed a survey in which they indicated how frequent abusive teacher behaviors occurred in their classrooms; responses indicated that abusive teacher behaviors occur often. Female students tended to register higher levels of punitive teacher behaviors than male students and secondary school students tended to register higher levels of punitive teacher behaviors than elementary school students. Also, the perceived frequencies of abusive teacher behaviors presented in this study tended to be significantly higher than perceived frequencies of similar teacher behaviors reported in a comparable 1997 study. This problem of school violence deserves attention and resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-269
Number of pages13
JournalSchool Psychology International
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2013

Bibliographical note

Copyright:
Copyright 2013 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Abusive teacher behavior
  • Bedouin schools
  • Israel
  • school violence

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'School violence in Bedouin schools in Israel: A re-examination'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this