Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age / Edition 1

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Overview

Bullying affects millions of children throughout the world each year. With advances in technology, cyber bullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges for parents and educators.

Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of this epidemic. Examining the latest research and methods for studying this issue, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle-school students, online research projects on cyber bullying on blogs, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents.

This accessibly-written text provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policy-makers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying.

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Editorial Reviews

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?It provides an excellent overview of bullying research in general, paying proper attention to research from around the world, and a good overview of the cyberbullying research, much of which the authors have been directly involved in conducting.? (Research Papers in Education, August 2009)

?Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of this epidemic, providing educators, parents, psychologists and policy-makers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying.? (The Parent Report, March 2009)

?Champions and critics of the [cyberbullying] laws agree that preventive education is a more powerful deterrent to cyberbullying than discipline. That notion is supported by Patricia Agatston, co-author of Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age and a counselor at Cobb County School District's Prevention-Intervention Center in Georgia.? (Washington Post, January 2009)

?A must-read for anyone who has access to technology, and it is particularly relevant for any parent and educator who works with youth. Cyber Bullying provides eye-opening and helpful suggestions for helping parents and educators monitor and track students' use of technology. Provides a very useful roadmap for educators and parents about this phenomenon.? (PsycCritiques)

"The school bully isn't necessarily that oversized, physically intimidating kid anymore. Humiliation by words has become just as popular--if not more so--as children's social lives have migrated online...The authors of Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age, which comes out November 14, interviewed approximately 150 middle and high school students during the spring and fall of 2006. Aside from their own first-hand research, the book includes a plethora of statistics from leading academic researchers covering cyberbullying and real-life bullying around the world." (CNET Networks)

"A very helpful guide to the cyber world for parents, teachers, school counselors and parent educators." (NASAP Family Newsletter)

?Much needed addition ? .Mandatory reading for parents of adolescents and school personnel, administrators and teachers ? .Now is the time to read this book.? (Metapsychology)

?A useful introduction to the growing problem of electronic harassment among children. The chapters providing advice to parents and educators are quite helpful.? (American Journal of Psychology)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405159920
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,465,575
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   John Halligan     ix
Preface     xiii
Introduction     1
Children's Experiences with Traditional Forms of Bullying     17
What is Cyber Bullying?     41
Current Research on Cyber Bullying     67
What Parents Can Do     89
What Educators Can Do     123
Laws and Policies     153
Conclusion     181
References     191
Index     207
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2014

    To troubled 10 year old

    Dont put your head down! Hold it up high! If those bullies r mean 2 u dont care! If u think about your problem and think about how big the earth is, then youll relize its very small! Ps if this doesnt help tell an adult

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2014

    To sarahbear

    Join the battle against bullying! I'll make a video about it! Just find lyra soul on youtube and check it out!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2014

    To below

    Okay i just typed it in and all it showed was cartoons tjays it.
    Sarahbear

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2014

    I was cyberbullied today

    It made me want to cry. They called me names and i really want to know how to deal with cyberbullies so i can. Reply to the troubled ten yr old

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    I was bullied

    The kidd called me things ibwasnt they spit on me they cut my hair anf stole my stuff and no one cared i wad reslly close to drowninh myselg until someone saw mr underwter in spool

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2012

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of cyberbullying tha

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of cyberbullying that includes research, prevention strategies for parents and educators, intervention strategies, and legal issues. It is an updated version of the author's previous work and it should be required reading for parents, educators, and youth serving organization personnel. It also provides a thorough foundation in traditional bullying and helps us understand the similarities and differences between online and offline bullying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2007

    A reviewer

    I highly recommend this book for parents and educators. Most parents know much less about communicating online than their children. This book educates us about the digital world and cyber bullying including real life examples and students perspectives. Learn how to talk to teens about online activity, as well as how to set guidelines and ground rules. This book will help parents recognize warning signs, and will give resources to use if their child encounters cyber bullying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2007

    A must read for Educators and Parents!

    The authors of this book address one of the more problematic areas affecting young people today: cyber-bullying and bullying. With the impact of technology and students using computers, cell phones, websites, and cameras, students have found additional ways to taunt and intimidate others. This resource describes the latest statistics and research along with what schools and parents can do to reduce cyber-bullying. If you have interest in choosing a practical book that will increase your learning curve on cyber-bullying, I highly recommend your checking it out. Also, share the book with other educators and parents.

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