Features of Violence in Sibling Relations: a Comparative Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Publications



The article presents the results of a qualitative analysis of scientific publications on the problem of violence in sibling relations on domestic and foreign information platforms. It is shown that the problem of violence in sibling relationships has been studied for about 100 years and has a rich history and a wide study space. Unfortunately, among the scientific publications on the problem under consideration, there is an insufficient number of domestic studies. The data obtained made it possible to identify areas of study of the problem and conduct a qualitative comparative analysis of the text material, including the names of articles, their annotations and the text of open access articles. The study identifies the following main areas of consideration of violence among siblings: characteristics of violence (personal characteristics of siblings and their relationships); forms of violence (physical, sexual, psychological, etc.); the health effects of violence on siblings (ranging from bruises, bites to death); methods of psychological assistance and diagnosis of violence (methods of assistance, diagnostic tools and their sensitivity to the study of the problem); factors of violence among siblings (biological, psychological, social, etc.); intergenerational transmission of domestic violence (mechanisms of transmission and features of manifestation), the influence of violence among siblings on relations with others (social space of siblings). As special topics for the study of violence among siblings, the following are highlighted: crimes between siblings; sibling violence during the pandemic; the innocuous perception of violence among siblings; violence among siblings in movies; religious aspects of Sibling violence. Comparative analysis made it possible to establish the dominant problems and their interrelation, as well as the place of violence in sibling relationships in the development of their personality, family space, in personal life, as well as in relations with the social environment.

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Keywords: violence, siblings, sibling relations, family, qualitative analysis

Journal rubric: Childhood Well-Being

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/ssc.2022030206

Received: 24.11.2022


For citation: Zhmurin I.E., Korneichik I.V. Features of Violence in Sibling Relations: a Comparative Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Publications [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sotsial’nye nauki i detstvo = Social Sciences and Childhood, 2022. Vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 90–106. DOI: 10.17759/ssc.2022030206. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Igor E. Zhmurin, PhD in Psychology, Director of the Institute of Practical Psychology, International University of Psychological and Pedagogical Innovations, Associate Professor of the Department of History of Russia of the Middle Ages and Modern Times, Moscow State Regional Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2469-4663, e-mail: raketa302@mail.ru

Irina V. Korneichik, Deputy Director of the Institute of Practical Psychology, International University of Psychological and Pedagogical Innovations, Associate Professor of the Department of History of Russia of the Middle Ages and Modern Times, Moscow State Regional Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5988-8591, e-mail: iv.korneichik@mgou.ru



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