Encyclopedia of Bullying (7 Volume Set)


Silje C. Vestergaard (Editor)

Series: Bullying and Victimization
BISAC: FAM049000

This 7 volume set is a compilation of important research on bullying. Some of the topics addressed include:

· cyberbullying, a form of bullying carried out using electronic communication
· violent behavior
· homophobia and its role in bullying
· bullying prevention programs
· predictors of school bullying
· coping strategies and efforts to counter bullying behavior
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Volume 1

Chapter 1. A Social-Ecological Approach to Understanding Cyberbullying Involvement
Chapter 2. Past, Present, and Future Theoretical Developments in Predicting Cyberbullying Behavior
Chapter 3. Measuring Cyberbullying: Towards an Integrative Approach to Assessment
Chapter 4. Adolescents’ Perceptions of Suffered and Committed Cyber-Aggressive Behavior
Chapter 5. Examination of Cyberbullying Experiences among Students from Different Age Groups
Chapter 6. Gender Differences in Cyberbullying Perpetration: The Role of Moral Disengagement and Aggression
Chapter 7. Gender Differences in Peer-Pressured Sexting
Chapter 8. The Role of Emotional Processes in (Cyber)bullying
Chapter 9. Who is Who in Cyberbullying? Conceptual and Empirical Perspectives on Bystanders in Cyberbullying
Chapter 10. The Adolescent-Parent Context and Positive Youth Development in the Ecology of Cyberbullying
Chapter 11. Social-Ecological Perspective: Power of Peer Relations in Determining Cyber-Bystander Behavior
Chapter 12. English Teachers and Cyberbullying: A Qualitative Exploration of the Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Experience of the Phenomenon
Chapter 13. Exposure to Antisocial and Risk Behavior Media Content Stimulates Cyberbullying Behavior: The Cyclic Process Model
Chapter 14. Cyberbullying: The Need to Extend the Concept Beyond Peer Aggression
Chapter 15. Does Culture Matter? Cyberbullying Perpetration and Cybervictimization in the Mediterranean Sea Region
Chapter 16. Risks Factors in Cyberbullying: The Moderating Role of Culture
Chapter 17. Cyberbullying in Europe: A Review of Evidence from Cross-National Data
Chapter 18. The Role of Ethnicity and Culture in Cyberbullying Experiences among Youth
Chapter 19. Approaches to Reducing Cyberbullying: Change the Bully, Change the Bystander, or Change the Victim?
Chapter 20. Cyberbullying Requires More than a Virtual Response: Suggestions for Prevention
Chapter 21. In Search of a Simple Method: Is a Human Face an Effective, Automatic Filter Inhibiting Cyberbullying?
Chapter 22. An Analysis of Cyberbullying Victimization Case Studies in the Context of the Social-Ecological Theory
Chapter 23. Concluding Remarks on the Social-Ecological Approach to Understanding Cyberbullying

Volume 2

Chapter 24. Preschool Teachers’ Perceptions about the Definition and Manifestations of Bullying in Early Childhood Settings
Chapter 25. Teachers’ Attitudes towards Bullying
Chapter 26. Bullying via Violent Communication by Early Childhood Education Teachers during Teaching Processes: Two Observational Studies
Chapter 27. Nonverbal Expressions Related to Violent Communication and Bullying in Kindergarten
Chapter 28. Classroom Noise and Miscommunication as Modern Forms of Violent Communication and Bullying
Chapter 29. Observing Kinesics of Violent Communication and Bullying in Early Childhood Classrooms
Chapter 30. Current Theoretical Discussions on Characteristics of Cyberaggression, School Miscommunication and Bullying in Early Education
Chapter 31. Preschool Teachers’ Perceptions about the Effective Intervention for Bullying at the Preschool Age
Chapter 32. Teaching Social Skills, Empathy and Assertiveness by Teachers and Parents to Prevent Early Childhood Violent Communication and Bullying: Towards a Nonviolent Communication Education
Chapter 33. Literature and Novels as Teaching Strategies for Violent Communication and Early Childhood Bullying Prevention
Chapter 34. Social Antecedents of Bullying: When Does Peer Interaction Become Interpersonal Rejection?
Chapter 35. Prospects of Interactive Digital Storytelling Applications in Prevention and Treatment of Bullying in Preschool Education
Chapter 36. How to Prepare Cross-National Bullying Studies: Conceptualization and Operationalization Differences
Chapter 37. Gender Differences in Bullying and Suicide
Chapter 38. The Influence of Parenting on School Bullying: Does Child Gender Matter?
Chapter 39. Prevention and Psycho-Pedagogical Correction of Bullying in School: Russian Perspective
Chapter 40. Framing School Bullying as Reflection of Deteriorating Basotho Moral Principles
Chapter 41. Discrimination and Bullying in an Elementary School in Java, Indonesia

Volume 3

Chapter 42. Moral Disengagement as an Adaptive Strategy in the Face of Violent Behaviour among Peers
Chapter 43. Bullying among Health Care Providers
Chapter 44. Cyberbullying
Chapter 45. Bullying, Personal Self-Regulation, Resilience, Coping Strategies and Engagement-Burnout: Implications for an Intervention With University Students
Chapter 46. From Bullying to Pandemy of Terrorism: Synergetic Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Metodology of Mental Health Protection
Chapter 47. Bullying Interventions
Chapter 48. Cyberbullying Validation
Chapter 49. Cyberbullying Prevalence – Medium, Motive and Reaction
Chapter 50. Modulating Variables of Violent Behavior of Aggressive Victims of Bullying
Chapter 51. Bullying Among Training School Male Adolescents and Male Adult Prisoners: Descriptive Analysis
Chapter 52. Coping Strategies and Cognitive Processes Related to Peer Victimization and the Role of Intervention Programs
Chapter 53. Bullying Among Male Athletes: A Contextual Examination
Chapter 54. Cyberbullying: Bullying Gone Digital
Chapter 55. School and Peer Contexts of Bullying
Chapter 56. Cyberbullying and Students’ Engagement in School: A Literature Review
Chapter 57. Bullying and Moral Reasoning. The Influence of Life Values and Culture on Italian Teenagers’ Self-Assertion
Chapter 58. Bullying as an Organizational Safety Issue: Do Different Types of Bullying Lead to Different Litigated Outcomes?
Chapter 59. Bystander Position-taking in School Bullying: The Role of Positive Identity, Self-efficacy and Self-determination
Chapter 60. Combating School Bullying through Developmental Guidance for Positive Youth Development and Promoting Harmonious School Culture
Chapter 61. Determining Adolescents’ Risk for Involvement in Bullying or Cyberbullying: A Review of Two Studies
Chapter 62. School Based Bullying in Ireland – A Cause for Concern? A Review of Research from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Volume 4

Chapter 63. Youth Cyber-Bullying: Risks, Intervention and Prevention
Chapter 64. Cyber-bullying: Emergence, Current Status and Future Trends
Chapter 65. Online Social Networking Behaviours, Cyber-Bullying, Mental Health and Behavioural Functioning in Australian Students
Chapter 66. Does the Cyberbullying Prevention Program Surf-Fair Work? An Evaluation Study
Chapter 67. What Can High Schools Do to Prevent Cyber Bullying?
Chapter 68. Progress and Limitations in the Measurement of Cyberbullying
Chapter 69. Changing the Student Experience of Cyberbullying Through a Cyber-Safety Program
Chapter 70. Setting an Agenda for Future Research into Cyberbullying Using Social Network Analysis
Chapter 71. Concepts of Bullying: Developmental and Cultural Aspects
Chapter 72. The Development of Bullying
Chapter 73. School Bullying: Its Nature and Ecology
Chapter 74. Bullying among Siblings
Chapter 75. Bullying: A Stepping Stone to Dating Aggression?
Chapter 76. Workplace Bullying: The Case of Teen Workers
Chapter 77. Bullying and Gangs
Chapter 78. Bullying Victimization among 13 to 15 year Old School Children: Results from two Comparative Studies in 66 Countries and Regions
Chapter 79. Psychiatric Conditions Associated with Bullying
Chapter 80. Bullying and Suicide
Chapter 81. Morbidity among Bystanders of Bullying Behavior at School
Chapter 82. Public Health, Safety and Educational Risks Associated with Bullying Behaviors in American Adolescents
Chapter 83. Is there a Syndrome of Bullying?
Chapter 84. Deaths Linked to Bullying and Hazing
Chapter 85. Interventions to Reduce Bullying
Chapter 86. Prevention of Public Health Risks Linked to Bullying: A Need for a Whole Community Approach
Chapter 87. Towards a Detection of Bullying Related Morbidity

Volume 5

Chapter 88. Coping Strategies of Secondary School Students Experiencing Bullying: Frequency, Type of Bullying and Psychosocial Difficulties
Chapter 89. Parental Views of Children’s Bullying Experience, Coping Strategies and their Association with Parenting Practices
Chapter 90. Bullying in Childhood and Adolescence: Modifying Factors, Impact on Psychosocial Well-Being, and Intervention Strategies
Chapter 91. School Bullying and Health Problems: A Developmental Examination of Predictive and Protective Factors and Coping Strategies
Chapter 92. The Implementation of a Statewide Bullying Prevention Program and its Impact on Schools and Communities
Chapter 93. Personal and Environmental Predictors of School Bullying and its Emotional Consequences
Chapter 94. Bullying/Victimization in Preschool Children: Intrapersonal and Contextual Factors
Chapter 95. Discordances in Adolescents’ Adoption of Perspectives on Bullying, and their Importance for Dealing with the Problem
Chapter 96. Why do Bullies Bully? Reputation as a Predictor of Bullying
Chapter 97. The Role of Father Involvement in Children’s Bullying Behavior: An Overview of the Literature
Chapter 98. Bullying Victimization among In-School Adolescents
Chapter 99. Children, Violence and Bullying
Chapter 100. Botswana: Bullying Victimization among School-Going Adolescents
Chapter 101. Workplace and Bullying
Chapter 102. Student Bullying: Overview of Research, Federal Initiatives, and Legal Issues
Chapter 103. White House Conference on Bullying Prevention
Chapter 104. Correlates of Bullying Victimization among in-school Adolescents in the 2005 Botswana Global School-Based Health Survey
Chapter 105. Bullying Behaviour Following Students’ Transition to a Secondary Boarding School Context
Chapter 106. Bullying, Cyberbullying, Depression and Suicide Ideation

Volume 6

Chapter 107. Addressing Bullying of Student Nurses on Clinical Placements: The ARRCA Resolution Model
Chapter 108. Occupational Stress as an Antecedent of Workplace Bullying in the Education Sector
Chapter 109. Spanish Parenting Styles and Adolescent Bullying
Chapter 110. Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response
Chapter 111. Bullying Victimization in School Adolescents
Chapter 112. Mother Blame: The Resilience and Decision-Making Abilities of Mothers with a School-Aged Child who has been Accused of Bullying
Chapter 113. Bullying and Victimization in Adolescence: Characteristics and Risk Factors
Chapter 114. Victims of School Bullying: Predictors and Outcomes
Chapter 115. Bullying Victimization in Benin: Prevalence and Its Correlates among In-School Adolescents
Chapter 116. Bullying Behaviour Following Students’ Transition to a Secondary Boarding School Context
Chapter 117. Bullying, Cyberbullying, Depression and Suicide Ideation among Youth: Comparing Online to Paper-And-Pencil Questionnaires
Chapter 118. Bullying: Parenting Styles in Victims and Aggressors
Chapter 119. Homophobic Bullying: An Old Problem Only Recently Brought to Light
Chapter 120. The Role of Attachment Styles in the Development of Aggressive Behavior Among Peers: An Overview on Homophobic Bullying with a Victim’s Report
Chapter 121. Suicidal Behavior in Association with In-School Bullying in African American Youth
Chapter 122. Biopsychosocial Differential Predictors of Suicide and Bullying
Chapter 123. Modeling Bullying Propagation in Greece
Chapter 124. Addressing the Problems of Bullying in Schools in the United Arab Emirates
Chapter 125. Homophobic and Sexual Minority Bullying: Research, Education and the Future

Volume 7

Chapter 126. Individual Level of Predictors of Face to Face Bullying: The Findings of a Two-Wave Longitudinal Study
Chapter 127. Experiences and Meanings of Bullying among Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders in an All-Girls School
Chapter 128. Parents’ Perceptions about Bullying
Chapter 129. Bullying or Peer Abuse
Chapter 130. Conceptualization of Anti-Bullying Strategies: Key Aspects in Every Curriculum Area
Chapter 131. Cyber Bullying Participation Roles: Examining the Relationship between Empathy and Psychopathy
Chapter 132. Aggression as a Developmental Disorder: From Bullying to Adult Delinquency
Chapter 133. Peer Assault: Problems Associated with Bullying
Chapter 134. Sexual, Physical and Psychological Aggression Linked to New Means of Communication: Child Pornography, Cyber-Grooming and Cyber-Bullying
Chapter 135. From the Trenches: Cyberbullying and Beyond
Chapter 136. How Research on Cyberbullying Has Developed
Chapter 137. Conceptual and Definitional Issues Regarding Cyberbullying: A Case for using the Term Cyber Aggression?
Chapter 138. Prevalence Rates of Cyberbullying from a Cross-National Perspective: Definitional and Methodological Issues
Chapter 139. Cyberbullying among Children and Adolescents: A Quantitative and a Qualitative Approach to Gender Differences
Chapter 140. Re-Thinking Well-Being Measures in Bullying and Cyberbullying Research
Chapter 141. Physical Proximity, Social Distance and Cyberbullying Research
Chapter 142. The EU Kids Online Project: The Importance of Large Scale Cross-National Research
Chapter 143. Cyberbullying in South Korea
Chapter 144. Needs, Determinants, Coping and Stand-Alone Interventions
Chapter 145. Coping with Cyberbullying
Chapter 146. Cyberbullying and Mental Health: Internet-Based Interventions for Children and Young People
Chapter 147. The Australian Perspective: Efforts to Counter Cyberbullying
Chapter 148. Teachers’ Perceptions of Cyberbullying in Irish Secondary Schools
Chapter 149. Concluding Thoughts: Where are we Now and Where to Next?


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