The association between adolescents' beliefs in a just world and their attitudes to victims of bullying.

@article{Fox2010TheAB,
  title={The association between adolescents' beliefs in a just world and their attitudes to victims of bullying.},
  author={Claire Louise Fox and Tracey J. Elder and Josephine Gater and Elizabeth Johnson},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={80 Pt 2},
  pages={
          183-98
        }
}
BACKGROUND Research which has investigated children's attitudes to bullying has found that the majority of children display anti-bullying attitudes. However, a small minority of children do appear to admire the bully and lack sympathy for victims of bullying. The just world belief theory has received a great deal of attention in recent years with evidence emerging in support of a two-dimensional model distinguishing between beliefs in a just world (BJW) for self and BJW for others. BJW-self… 

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