publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

A comparison of gender, age, grade, and experiences of authoritarian parenting amongst traditional and cyberbullying perpetrators

Govender, Catherine; Young, Kelly; Department of Psychology, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Institute for Open and Distance Learning, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa;
  • Published: 01 Oct 2018
  • Publisher: Education Association of South Africa
Abstract
In this study, we explore the differences between learners who perpetrate cyberbullying and traditional bullying in Gauteng with regard to their sociodemographic characteristics and the level of self-reported, authoritarian parenting they experienced. This study was conducted on Grade Six and Seven learners from four primary schools in Benoni, Gauteng (N = 279). Pupils completed an adapted version of the Revised Olweus Bully/Victim Questionnaire (R-OBVQ) and items from the Parenting Practices Questionnaire (PPQ), which measured the authoritarian parenting style. Results revealed that grade was significantly associated with both traditional and cyberbullying perp...
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free text keywords: authoritarian parenting style, cyberbullying, Parenting Practices Questionnaire, PPQ, Victim Questionnaire (R-OBVQ), traditional bullying
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

A comparison of gender, age, grade, and experiences of authoritarian parenting amongst traditional and cyberbullying perpetrators

Govender, Catherine; Young, Kelly; Department of Psychology, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Institute for Open and Distance Learning, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa;