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Campbell, Marilyn; Whiteford, Chrystal; Hooijer, Johanna – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Bullying has serious consequences for students, parents, teachers, and the wider community. This study assessed teachers' and parents' ability to accurately identify traditional bullying and cyberbullying scenarios. Perceived seriousness of scenarios was explored and gender differences were examined. Analyses revealed teachers were more accurate…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Moffat, Anna K.; Redmond, Gerry; Raghavendra, Parimala – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Addressing bullying victimization of students with disability is a significant challenge for schools. While social support can protect against bullying victimization in the general population, its role in mediating the relationship between disability and bullying is under-researched. This paper examined "covert bullying prevalence"…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Networks, Gender Differences, Children
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Fitzpatrick, Sally; Bussey, Kay – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examined the self-regulatory process of moral disengagement in adolescent social bullying. Moral disengagement was assessed at the individual level, as well as within reciprocated very best friendships. At the dyadic level, this study investigated the role of friendship quality in moderating the influence of a very best friend's moral…
Descriptors: Role, Moral Values, Friendship, Bullying
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Hadley, Jade; Mowbray, Tony; Jacobs, Nicky – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Proactive aggression (PA) is goal-directed, hostile social behavior that has been linked to detrimental outcomes. It has been theorized that adolescents who believe aggression is a normal and acceptable social response (approval of aggression) are more likely to show PA. Confidence in one's ability to behave aggressively (self-efficacy about…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Gender Differences
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Patterson, Lisa J.; Allan, Alfred; Cross, Donna – Journal of School Violence, 2017
The aim of this study was to add to the emerging knowledge about the role of bystanders in cyberbullying. To differentiate online versus offline bystander behaviors, 292 Australian children (mean age = 15.2; female = 54.4%) reviewed hypothetical scenarios experimentally manipulated by bystander sex, relationship to target and perpetrator, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Adolescents, Intervention
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Corby, Emma-Kate; Campbell, Marilyn; Spears, Barbara; Slee, Phillip; Butler, Des; Kift, Sally – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This article investigates the perceptions of 156 students who were victims of both traditional and cyberbullying (117 female, 45 male), ages 10 to 17 years, as to which form of bullying was more hurtful. Overall, students perceived traditional victimization to be more hurtful than cyber victimization. Reasons identified in the data to explain the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Preadolescents
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Bussey, Kay; Fitzpatrick, Sally; Raman, Amrutha – Journal of School Violence, 2015
This study examines the association between moral disengagement and cyberbullying using a measure of moral disengagement tailored to cyberbullying. It also examines adolescents' self-beliefs in their competence to engage in cyberbullying (cyberbullying self-efficacy beliefs) and how these beliefs may moderate the relation between moral…
Descriptors: Role, Moral Values, Bullying, Internet
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O'Neill, Maureen; Calder, Angela; Allen, Bill – Journal of School Violence, 2014
Little is known about Australian high-performance school-age athletes' experiences as victims of the tall poppy syndrome. Tall poppies are successful individuals bullied by those who are less successful in order to "normalize them." Nineteen current or previous national or international high-performance school-age athletes were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Athletes, Student Experience
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Hemphill, Sheryl A.; Tollit, Michelle; Herrenkohl, Todd I. – Journal of School Violence, 2014
School-based bullying perpetration and victimization is common worldwide and has profound impacts on student behavior and mental health. However, few studies have examined young adult outcomes of bullying perpetration or victimization. Research on factors that protect students who have bullied or been bullied is also lacking. This study examined…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Behavior Problems, Late Adolescents
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Vassallo, Suzanne; Edwards, Ben; Renda, Jennifer; Olsson, Craig A. – Journal of School Violence, 2014
This study identified factors that protected (a) adolescent bullies from becoming antisocial young adults, and (b) adolescent victims of bullying from subsequent depression. Data were drawn from the Australian Temperament Project, a population birth cohort study that has followed participants since 1983. Systematic examination of potential risk…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Bullying, Early Adolescents, Early Experience
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Robson, Claire; Witenberg, Rivka T. – Journal of School Violence, 2013
The current study investigated moral disengagement, morally based self-esteem, age, and gender as predictors of traditional bullying and cyberbullying. The participants were 210 Australian school students aged 12 to 15, evenly split between males and females. Salient predictors of traditional bullying were overall moral disengagement, and the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Self Esteem, Age Differences
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Agnich, Laura E.; Miyazaki, Yasuo – Journal of School Violence, 2013
The detrimental effects of school violence on students' physical and emotional health are well studied, and research has shown that school violence affects students in every nation across the globe. However, few cross-national studies have compared direct, physical forms of school violence to indirect, emotional forms such as teasing. Using…
Descriptors: Violence, Well Being, Educational Environment, Physical Health