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By Ian Rivers, Neil Duncan

Bullying: studies and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender presents a worthy perception into the stories of kids and the way bullying can impression upon them within the institution surroundings. The publication deals an creation to the most important concerns linked to bullying at the grounds of intercourse and sexual orientation, and issues to key guidelines and tips on those tricky concerns.

With state-of-the-art learn and utilized reports from major lecturers and practitioners within the box, Bullying combines concept with feedback for sensible intervention for practitioners in schooling and social paintings. bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy, the e-book strengthens the reader’s wisdom base, and demonstrates how most sensible to boost either educational and advocacy arguments to confront bullying, formulate intervention via examples of study findings, and suggest suggestion and tips in expert contexts. Bullying bargains a number of views to problem bullying relating to gender, sexuality, and transgender prestige.

The e-book contains the newest paintings on:

  • sexual bullying and the consequences for coverage and practice
  • sexual dimensions of cyberbullying
  • homophobia
  • sex adjustments in bullying
  • lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender matters in academic contexts
  • planning and supplying interventions in schools.

Bullying: reports and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender will attract schooling pros, in addition to researchers and postgraduate scholars within the social sciences, social paintings and academic and scientific baby psychology.

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Hawker, D. S. J. and Boulton, M. J. (2000) ‘Twenty years’ research on peer victimization and psychosocial maladjustment: a meta-analytic review of crosssectional studies’, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 41: 441–455. Hay, C. and Meldrum, R. (2010) ‘Bullying victimization and adolescent self-harm: testing hypotheses from General Strain Theory’, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39: 446–459. Hinduja, S. W. (2008) ‘Cyberbullying: an exploratory analysis of factors related to offending and victimization’, Deviant Behavior, 29: 129–156.

However, the majority of studies conducted so far have tended to apply one generic definition that encompasses both the behaviours of perpetrators and the responses of victims without necessarily considering if victims can discern deliberate acts, and can understand their significance in terms of their day-to-day relationship with those perpetators. In the offline world there are instances where this intentionality to inflict suffering by the perpetrator is apparent as a result of the way in which the victim is attacked, but is this necessarily the case in the online world where interactions can be easily misinterpreted or 26 Ian Rivers sent without premeditation (an emotional response to a hastily or poorlyphrased e-mail is one such example)?

2012). Linking paths between bullying homophobic teasing and sexual harassment Bullying and homophobic teasing Evidence indicates that there exists a strong association between aggression and homophobic behaviour among early adolescents, particularly the use of homophobic language. , 2003; Plummer, 2001; Poteat and Espelage, 2005). Poteat and Rivers (2010) found among a sample of 253 high school students that the use of homophobic epithets was significantly associated with the primary bully role and the supportive roles of reinforcing and assisting the bully for boys and girls.

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