Distressed Bullies, Social Positioning and Odd Victims: Young People's Explanations of Bullying

@inproceedings{Thornberg2015DistressedBS,
  title={Distressed Bullies, Social Positioning and Odd Victims: Young People's Explanations of Bullying},
  author={Robert Thornberg},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate to what degree teenagers agree with bullying explanation statements that could be categorised as the odd victim explanation, bully's social positioning explanation, or the distressed bully explanation. A second aim was to investigate how these types of bullying explanations might be associated with gender and self-reported prior bullying roles. Three hundred and fifty teenagers, attending three upper secondary schools in a medium-sized Swedish… CONTINUE READING

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