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Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Faye Mishna


The phenomenon of bullying is highly complex. Bullying issues span individual to societal variables, including individual characteristics and vulnerability, peer and family relationships and dynamics, classroom and school milieu and societal values and attitudes, including stigma, and discrimination. Moreover, new forms of bullying such as cyber bullying have emerged, with unique implications for prevention and intervention. The prevalence of bullying suggests that bullying may be one of the underlying issues when youth struggle with social, emotional or academic difficulties, although bullyin ... More

Keywords: bullying, cyberbullying, prevention, family relationships, peer relationships, societal values, stigma, discrimination, vulnerability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199795406
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Faye Mishna, author
University of Toronto Faculty of Social Work