Bullying in Different Contexts

Bullying in Different Contexts

by Claire P. Monks, Iain Coyne

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Overview

Bullying has a tendency to be associated with aggression between children in the playground, but bullying and abuse can also be observed in other social settings. Bullying in Different Contexts brings together, for the first time, leading international researchers to discuss these behaviours in a wide range of settings, including preschool, school, the home, residential care, prisons, the workplace and cyberspace. The authors provide background to the different contexts, discuss the impact and types of interpersonal aggression and the characteristics of those involved. A final chapter collates the findings from each context to draw conclusions on the similarities and differences between the behaviours, risk factors for involvement and theoretical approaches to explain bullying. This original volume will further our understanding of bullying and inform preventative and intervention work. The authors seek to show how research from diverse settings may inform our understanding of the bullying phenomenon as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780511861635
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 496 KB

About the Author

Claire P. Monks is a Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology and a member of the Research Centre for Children, Schools and Families at the University of Greenwich.
Iain Coyne is an Associate Professor in Occupational Psychology in the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations at the University of Nottingham.

Table of Contents

1. A history of research into bullying Claire P. Monks and Iain Coyne; 2. Peer-victimisation in preschool Claire P. Monks; 3. Bullying in schools: thirty years of research Peter K. Smith; 4. Peer violence in residential children's homes: a unique experience Christine Barter; 5. Domestic violence: bullying in the home Paul B. Naylor, Laurie Petch and Parveen Azam Ali; 6. Juvenile dating and violence Rosario Ortega and Virginia Sánchez; 7. Bullying in prisons: bringing research up to date Jane L. Ireland; 8. Bullying in the workplace Iain Coyne; 9. Elder abuse and bullying: exploring theoretical and empirical connections Christine A. Walsh, Gabrielle D'Aoust and Kate Beamer; 10. Cyberbullying Ian Rivers, Thomas Chesney and Iain Coyne; 11. An overview of bullying and abuse across settings Iain Coyne and Claire P. Monks.

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