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Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts: Culture, Organization, and Time

Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenisthty


Since 2005, the bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, with this massive expansion of research, there is also a surprising lack of theoretical and empirical direction to guide efforts on how to advance our basic science and practical applications of this growing scientific area of interest. Parallel to this surge in interest, cultural norms, media coverage, and policies to address school safety and bullying have evolved at a remarkably quick pace over the past 13 years. For example, behaviors ... More

Keywords: school violence, bullying, school context, sexual harassment, cyberbullying, suicide

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190663049
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190663049.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ron Avi Astor, author
Lenore Stein-Wood and William S. Wood Professor of School Behavioral Health, School of Social Work, Rossier School of Education, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Rami Benbenisthty, author
Professor, Louis & Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel