Street conflict mediation to prevent youth violence: Conflict characteristics and outcomes (2012)

TITLE: Street conflict mediation to prevent youth violence: Conflict characteristics and outcomes (2012)
SOURCE: Injury Prevention
AUTHOR(S): Jennifer M. Whitehill, Daniel W. Webster, Jon S. Vernick
LINK: http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/early/2012/09/20/injuryprev-2012-040429.short
WEB STATS: https://bitly.com/12hQ0Bz+

RESEARCH QUESTION: What associations exist between conflict risk factors & successful nonviolent resolution/mediation strategies? (Action Research study in Baltimore totaling 158 cases of conflict that involved youth, gangs, weapons, etc.)
FINDINGS: nonviolent resolution for 65% of mediated conflicts; an additional 23% were at least temporarily resolved without violence.

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