publication . Other literature type . Book . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2008

Insights and Perspectives

Belief in a Personal Just World of Bullies, Victims, and Defenders
Masaki Matsunaga;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Bullying is defined as a systematic abuse of power; the development of the research program on school bullying is outlined over four phases. The distinctive nature of cyberbullying, and also of identity-based bullying, is outlined. Measurement methods are discussed, and the kinds of prevalence rates obtained. A range of risk factors for involvement as a bully, or victim, are summarized. A range of school-based interventions are described, together with discussion of a meta-analysis of their outcomes. In summary, research and practice have gone hand-in-hand in the research reviewed, and have had some success in at least reducing what is a significant problem in t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bullying, Just world beliefs, Empathy, Victimization, Adolescence, bully, victim, cyber, coping, intervention, vítima, cyber/virtual, lidar/enfrentar, intervenção, harceleur, victime, cyber-harcèlement, gérer/affronter, víctima, lidiar/enfrentar, intervención, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), General Psychology, Developmental psychology, Social psychology, Victimisation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, World view, Portuguese, language.human_language, language, Emotional empathy, Psychology, Intimidation, General Medicine
Funded by
FCT| PDCT/PSI/55709/2004
Project
PDCT/PSI/55709/2004
Perceptions of justice regarding peer victimization at school
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 55709
  • Funding stream: PDCT
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publication . Other literature type . Book . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2008

Insights and Perspectives

Belief in a Personal Just World of Bullies, Victims, and Defenders
Masaki Matsunaga;