Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age / Edition 1

Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age / Edition 1

by Robin M. Kowalski, Susan P. Limber, Patricia W. Agatston
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405159920
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,495,233
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Children’s Experiences with Traditional Forms of Bullying.

3. What is Cyber Bullying?.

4. Current Research on Cyber Bullying.

5. What Parents Can Do.

6. What Educators Can Do.

7. Laws and Policies.

8. Conclusion.

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