publication . Article . 2017

Cyber bullying: Child and youth spirituality

Anastasia Apostolides;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, volume 73, issue 3 (issn: 0259-9422, eissn: 2072-8050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
<jats:p>Digital culture is part of children’s and adolescents’ everyday lives. Digital culture has both positive and negative consequences. One such negative consequence is cyber violence that has been termed cyber bullying. Cyber bullying can cause serious emotional, behavioural and academic problems for both the victim and the bully. Although there is ongoing research on the effects of cyber bullying on children and youth in South Africa, no research has been carried out on how children’s and youth’s spirituality may be affected when they are cyber bullied. This article discusses the accumulative results from different South African institutes that have resear...
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free text keywords: lcsh:The Bible, lcsh:BS1-2970, lcsh:Practical Theology, lcsh:BV1-5099, Cyber bullying, Digital culture, Spirituality, Psychology, Social psychology, Conversation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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