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Editorial Welcome to the fourth edition of Journal explore several research questions and find that of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research the relationship between alcohol and aggression, (JACPR), the first edition for 2010. This edition although robust, is influenced by individual brings together research conducted with several differences in sensitivity and expectancy beliefs, different populations (eg. children and adults) and also situational variables. They conclude that using diverse research designs (eg. longitudinal the AQ is a psychometrically sound assessment and cross-cultural). The first article is by David tool that can be utilised by researchers and P Farrington and Anna Costanza Baldry, and professionals alike. The identification of evidence- explores individual risk factors for school based and theoretically derived measures such bullying. The article concentrates particularly on as the AQ is particularly useful for professionals dynamic factors that can be changed by targeted working with clinical populations as they rarely interventions. This research benefits from a have the time, expertise or access to the relevant longitudinal design using the Cambridge study information to make such judgements. data, which allows factors that precede, and those The fifth article is by Samuel Justin Sinclair that result from, bullying to be differentiated. and Alice LoCicero, and investigates the Individual risk/protective factors are identified relationship between fear of terrorism and and appropriate interventions suggested. EHGTNIS UTNEMNREVORGIEHNTTISURSTELPOEP The second article is by Marina L Butovskaya, theoretical perspectives of attachment and Valentina Burkova and Audax Mabulla, who used evolutionary psychology. They find that fear of a cross-cultural design to explore aggression and terrorism and the impact of governmental terror conflict resolution strategies used by children alerts both contribute to heightened trust in and young adults from tribal communities in government. Such effects highlight the potential North Tanzania. The study measured verbal, danger of raising terrorism fears for political physical and indirect aggression, as well as manipulation. The use of psychological theory to constructive conflict resolution techniques such understand such effects is interesting and could as third-party interventions and protecting other certainly be extended in future research. children, using a sample of boys and girls. They The final article is a practice report by Nanette found interesting effects of gender and tribal Minnaar, which explores the role of modelling culture, which suggests that more research on in the continuation of the cycle of violence. She such populations is warranted. The third article introduces the Khulisa Crime Prevention Initiative, in this edition, by Louise Dixon, Kevin Browne, which is a non-profit South African organisation Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis and Eugene that seeks to address violence amongst children, Ostapuik, seeks to differentiate patterns of adolescents and adults through a violence aggression in families. The population sampled intervention programme, Silence the Violence. was families identified as having suspected child This is a programme that has been used with maltreatment present. The findings suggest that both victims and perpetrators and is presently there is a need to move away from a paternal being piloted and evaluated in the UK. family aggression model, whereby the father Collectively, this fifth edition is a thought alone uses violence towards both the mother provoking collection of articles that will be of and child/ren, as this was the least prevalent interest to researchers and practitioners alike. form of family aggression. The findings suggest The breadth of topics, populations sampled and STNERAHPTOSBSESSOADTEESNLANOISSEFORTPAHT research designs amply satisfy the Journal of violence towards each other and their children, Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research’s mission as reciprocal family violence constituted almost to bring together diverse topics to enhance our half of the sample. The authors call for a holistic, understanding of aggression and its resolution. family-focused approach to be adopted to fully understand the family system within which abuse Nicola Graham-Kevan and neglect can occur. Jane L Ireland The fourth paper, by Andrew McPherson Michelle Davies and Colin R Martin, reviews the widely used Douglas P Fry Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire (AQ) for Editors, Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace use in an alcohol dependent population. They Research 10.5042/jacpr.2010.0000 2 HCRAESEEC2ADETN0CAILFN ON#OISSERGLFGAO!NRUO* SEFORREE0U¥EISYM0SRsU)ALsUON6A* DLTA,NOIS http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research Emerald Publishing

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Abstract

Welcome to the fourth edition of Journal explore several research questions and find that of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research the relationship between alcohol and aggression, (JACPR), the first edition for 2010. This edition although robust, is influenced by individual brings together research conducted with several differences in sensitivity and expectancy beliefs, different populations (eg. children and adults) and also situational variables. They conclude that using diverse research designs (eg. longitudinal the AQ is a psychometrically sound assessment and cross-cultural). The first article is by David tool that can be utilised by researchers and P Farrington and Anna Costanza Baldry, and professionals alike. The identification of evidence- explores individual risk factors for school based and theoretically derived measures such bullying. The article concentrates particularly on as the AQ is particularly useful for professionals dynamic factors that can be changed by targeted working with clinical populations as they rarely interventions. This research benefits from a have the time, expertise or access to the relevant longitudinal design using the Cambridge study information to make such judgements. data, which allows factors that precede, and those The fifth article is by Samuel Justin Sinclair that result from, bullying to be differentiated. and Alice LoCicero, and investigates the Individual risk/protective factors are identified relationship between fear of terrorism and and appropriate interventions suggested. EHGTNIS UTNEMNREVORGIEHNTTISURSTELPOEP The second article is by Marina L Butovskaya, theoretical perspectives of attachment and Valentina Burkova and Audax Mabulla, who used evolutionary psychology. They find that fear of a cross-cultural design to explore aggression and terrorism and the impact of governmental terror conflict resolution strategies used by children alerts both contribute to heightened trust in and young adults from tribal communities in government. Such effects highlight the potential North Tanzania. The study measured verbal, danger of raising terrorism fears for political physical and indirect aggression, as well as manipulation. The use of psychological theory to constructive conflict resolution techniques such understand such effects is interesting and could as third-party interventions and protecting other certainly be extended in future research. children, using a sample of boys and girls. They The final article is a practice report by Nanette found interesting effects of gender and tribal Minnaar, which explores the role of modelling culture, which suggests that more research on in the continuation of the cycle of violence. She such populations is warranted. The third article introduces the Khulisa Crime Prevention Initiative, in this edition, by Louise Dixon, Kevin Browne, which is a non-profit South African organisation Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis and Eugene that seeks to address violence amongst children, Ostapuik, seeks to differentiate patterns of adolescents and adults through a violence aggression in families. The population sampled intervention programme, Silence the Violence. was families identified as having suspected child This is a programme that has been used with maltreatment present. The findings suggest that both victims and perpetrators and is presently there is a need to move away from a paternal being piloted and evaluated in the UK. family aggression model, whereby the father Collectively, this fifth edition is a thought alone uses violence towards both the mother provoking collection of articles that will be of and child/ren, as this was the least prevalent interest to researchers and practitioners alike. form of family aggression. The findings suggest The breadth of topics, populations sampled and STNERAHPTOSBSESSOADTEESNLANOISSEFORTPAHT research designs amply satisfy the Journal of violence towards each other and their children, Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research’s mission as reciprocal family violence constituted almost to bring together diverse topics to enhance our half of the sample. The authors call for a holistic, understanding of aggression and its resolution. family-focused approach to be adopted to fully understand the family system within which abuse Nicola Graham-Kevan and neglect can occur. Jane L Ireland The fourth paper, by Andrew McPherson Michelle Davies and Colin R Martin, reviews the widely used Douglas P Fry Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire (AQ) for Editors, Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace use in an alcohol dependent population. They Research 10.5042/jacpr.2010.0000 2 HCRAESEEC2ADETN0CAILFN ON#OISSERGLFGAO!NRUO* SEFORREE0U¥EISYM0SRsU)ALsUON6A* DLTA,NOIS

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Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace ResearchEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 29, 2010

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