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Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age

Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
4/24/2012
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Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age Overview

Psychologists explore the reality of cyberbullies Millions of children are affected by bullies each year. Advances in social media, email, instant messaging, and cell phones, however, have moved bullying from a schoolyard fear to a constant threat. The second edition of Cyberbullying offers the most current information on this constantly-evolving issue and outlines the unique concerns and challenges it raises for children, parents, and educators. Authored by psychologists who are internationally recognized as experts in this field, the text uses the latest research in this area to provide an updated, reliable text ideal for parents and educators concerned about the cyberbullying phenomenon.


Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age Table Of Content

Foreword vi

John Halligan

Preface ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Children’s Experiences with Traditional Forms of Bullying 18

3 What Is Cyberbullying? 56

4 Current Research on Cyberbullying 89

5 What Parents Can Do 118

6 What Educators Can Do 155

7 Laws and Policies 187

8 Conclusion 223

References 233

Author Index 262

Subject Index 271


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“This book's extensive review of current academic research on the social dynamics underlying cyberbullying is particularly beneficial in revealing such complexities as the gender and ethnic patterns of online bullying, the types of students most likely to be involved in this activity, and the ways that fellow students can discourage, or encourage, bullying.” (Choice, 1 November 2012)


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Book Info

  • Book Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13: 9781444334814
  • ISBN-10: 1444334816
  • Edition: 2
  • Number of Pages: 294
  • Dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)
  • Approx Price: $17.19
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