Barrios con necesidades de transformación social, violencia escolar e identidad social urbanaPercepciones de niños y adolescentes.

  1. Del Moral Arroyo, Gonzalo 1
  2. Suárez Relinque, Cristian 1
  3. Martínez Ferrer, Belén 1
  4. Musitu Ochoa, Gonzalo 1
  1. 1 Universidad Pablo Olavide. Sevilla, España
Revista Búsqueda

ISSN: 2500-5766 0123-9813

Year of publication: 2015

Issue Title: BÚSQUEDA

Volume: 2

Issue: 14

Type: Article

DOI: 10.21892/01239813.56 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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The aim of this study is to analyze the perception of children and adolescents from impoverished urban areas about the influence of the neighborhood into the violent behavior in school and in the configuration of urban social identity of bullies and victims. Using qualitative methodology, 10 focus groups were conducted with a total of 60 children and adolescents from four schools from areas in high psychosocial risk of Andalusia (Spain). The results suggest: 1) a possible mediation of family clime and parental supervision in the relationship between participation in unstructured contexts in the neighborhood and violent behavior; 2) a differential effect of belonging to the neighborhood and its characteristics into the urban social identity of the bullies and  victims.

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