Bullying among Youth: Issues, Interventions and Theory


Stavros Kiriakidis, PhD
ATEI of Athens, Greece

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World, Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: EDU049000

This book presents an overview of the main parameters of school bullying. Emphasis is put on the definition of bullying, the extent of bullying, the stability of the bully and victim roles, ways of coping with bullying, the forms bullying can take, the characteristics of bullies, the characteristics of victims, age differences, as well as other measurements. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Main Parameters of School Bullying (pp. 1-22)

Chapter 2 – Psychosocial Effects of Bullying (pp. 23-36)

Chapter 3 – Bullying among Children with Special Needs (pp. 37-46)

Chapter 4 – Verbal Bullying of Overweight Adolescents through Teasing about their Weight: Extent and Psychosocial Effects (pp. 47-54)

Chapter 5 – Cyberbullying: Harassment through the Internet and other Electronic Means (pp. 55-68)

Chapter 6 – Students‟ Bullying by School Staff (pp. 69-76)

Chapter 7- Bullying in Penal Settings: Empirical Findings and Suggestions for Future Research (pp. 77-90)

Chapter 8 – Bullying in the Workplace: Current Empirical Findings and Suggestions for Intervention and Future Research (pp. 91-100)

Chapter 9 – Anti-bullying Interventions (pp. 101-138)

Chapter 10 – A Social Cognitive Model of Moral Self-regulation of Bullying (pp. 139-162)

References (pp. 163-192)


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