Bullying Among Adolescent Football Players: Role of Masculinity and Moral Atmosphere

@article{Steinfeldt2012BullyingAA,
  title={Bullying Among Adolescent Football Players: Role of Masculinity and Moral Atmosphere},
  author={J. Steinfeldt and Ellen L. Vaughan and J. LaFollette and M. C. Steinfeldt},
  journal={Psychology of Men and Masculinity},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={340-353}
}
Identifying practices of masculinity socialization that contribute to the establishment of gender privilege can help address violence and bullying in schools (Connell, 1996). Because the sport of football is considered an important contributor to masculinity construction, establishing peer networks, and creating hierarchies of student status, this study examined the influence of social norms (i.e., moral atmosphere, meanings of adolescent masculinity) on bullying beliefs and behaviors of 206… Expand
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