Conflict and Peacemaking

Psychological Consequences of Exposure to Gang Violence

Gang and community violence is a significant public health risk, with adolescents more likely to be the victims of violence than adults. Kelly (2010) conducted an extensive literature review to investigate the psychological consequences to adolescents of exposure to gang and community violence. She reviewed 103 studies on this topic that were published in peer-reviewed [...]

Third Parties, Violence, and Conflict Resolution

Traditionally, social psychological research has supported the idea that third parties tend to increase disorderly behavior in potentially violent situations and that the likelihood of aggression increases with group size. However, due to practical and ethical considerations, few studies have examined the role of third parties and group size in real world conflict situations. Levine, [...]