Observations of Bullying in the Playground and in the Classroom

@article{Craig2000ObservationsOB,
  title={Observations of Bullying in the Playground and in the Classroom},
  author={Wendy Craig and Debra J. Pepler and Rona Atlas},
  journal={School Psychology International},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={22 - 36}
}
The present study employed naturalistic observations to compare bullying and victimization in the playground and in the classroom. The results indicated that there were more opportunities to observe aggression and receive and initiate aggression in the playground than in the classroom. The frequency of bullying was higher in the playground (4.5 episodes per hour) than in the classroom (2.4 episodes per hour). The nature of bullying reflected the constraints of the context (i.e. direct bullying… 

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