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Cyberbullying: its nature and impact in secondary school pupils.
Two studies found cyberbullying less frequent than traditional bullying, but appreciable, and reported more outside of school than inside, and being a cybervictim, but not a cyberbully, correlated with internet use. Expand
Cyberbullying: another main type of bullying?
There was a significant incidence of cyberbullying in lower secondary schools, less in sixth-form colleges, and gender differences were few. Expand
A Survey of the Nature and Extent of Bullying in Junior/Middle and Secondary Schools.
Summary As part of a survey service developed to assess bullying in schools, anonymous questionnaires were given to over 6,000 pupils in 17 junior/middle and seven secondary schools in the SheffieldExpand
The nature of school bullying : a cross-national perspective
The Nature of School Bullying provides a unique world-wide perspective on how different countries have conceptualized the issue of school bullying, what information has been gathered, and whatExpand
The nature of cyberbullying, and strategies for prevention
The review covers definitional issues such as repetition and power imbalance, types of cyberbullying, age and gender differences, overlap with traditional bullying and sequence of events, differences between cyberbullies and traditional bullying, motives for and impact of cyber victimization, coping strategies, and prevention/intervention possibilities. Expand
The Effectiveness of Whole-School Antibullying Programs: A Synthesis of Evaluation Research
Abstract Bullying is a serious problem in schools, and school authorities need effective solutions to resolve this problem. There is growing interest in the whole-school approach to bullying.Expand
Definitions of bullying: a comparison of terms used, and age and gender differences, in a fourteen-country international comparison.
A set of 25 stick-figure cartoons was devised, covering a range of social situations between peers, and showed that 8-year-olds primarily discriminated nonaggressive and aggressive cartoon situations; however, 14- year-olds discriminated fighting from physical bullying, and also discriminated verbal bullying and social exclusion. Expand
Bullying: Recent Developments.
  • Peter K. Smith
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • 1 September 2004
Recent developments in the definition and scope of bullying behaviours; roles in bullying; methods of study; correlates of bully and victim status; coping strategies, and peer support against bullying; the outcomes of large-scale intervention studies; and suggestions for future action are reviewed. Expand
School Bullying: Insights and Perspectives
Gives a succinct and authoritative account of research into the nature and extent of bullying in schools, evaluating the success of different approaches to the problem.