6. Peer Violence in Provision for Children in Care

  1. Christine Barter and
  2. David Berridge
  1. Andrew Kendrick

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976586.ch6

Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People

Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People

How to Cite

Kendrick, A. (2010) Peer Violence in Provision for Children in Care, in Children Behaving Badly?: Peer Violence between Children and Young People (eds C. Barter and D. Berridge), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976586.ch6

Editor Information

  1. School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care, Strathclyde University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

Book Series:

  1. The Nspcc/Wiley Series in Protecting Children

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christopher Cloke3,
  2. Jan Horwath4 and
  3. Peter Sidebotham5

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    NSPCC, 42 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3NX, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TU, UK

  3. 5

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470694404

Online ISBN: 9780470976586

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Keywords:

  • peer violence in provision - for children in care;
  • entry into care, alienating and traumatising in its own right;
  • tendency to focus - on abuse and violence in residential care;
  • factors, implications for issue of peer violence - in out-of-home care settings;
  • locating peer violence within broader social contexts - gendered and racist nature of peer violence;
  • peer violence, in out-of-home provision;
  • context of residential child care, bullying - behaviour of one person or group, distress to persons or groups;
  • extent and nature of peer violence - in out-of-home care;
  • residential child care - bullying in residential care, frightening for young people;
  • peer violence issues - and provision for children in care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions of Peer Violence in out-of-Home Provision

  • The Extent and Nature of Peer Violence in out-of-Home Care

  • Developing Practice to Address Peer Violence

  • Conclusion

  • References