Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

Editor(s): Qing Li, Donna Cross, Peter K. Smith

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012 06:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444333763

Online ISBN: 9781119954484

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954484

About this Book

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground provides the first global, in-depth analysis of the emerging phenomenon of cyberbullying.

  • Offers the first thorough comparative account of recent research into the emerging global phenomenon of cyberbullying
  • Provides an international perspective on the prevalence and nature of cyberbullying
  • Presents recent authoritative research within a critical perspective, drawing out theoretical and practical implications for policy and practice
  • May be used to help design intervention, evaluation, and policy strategies for effective efforts to combat the international phenomenon of cyberbullying

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introduction

  2. Part II: European Studies Within a DAPHNE Project

    1. Chapter 2

      Comparative Aspects of Cyberbullying in Italy, England, and Spain (pages 15–31)

      Maria Luisa Genta, Peter K. Smith, Rosario Ortega, Antonella Brighi, Annalisa Guarini, Fran Thompson, Neil Tippett, Joaquín Mora-merchán and Juan Calmaestra

    2. Chapter 3

      Self-Esteem and Loneliness in Relation to Cyberbullying in Three European Countries (pages 32–56)

      Antonella Brighi, Giannino Melotti, Annalisa Guarini, Maria Luisa Genta, Rosario Ortega, Joaquín Mora-Merchán, Peter K. Smith and Fran Thompson

  3. Part III: Studies in Commonwealth Countries

    1. Chapter 5

      Cyberbullying in Australia (pages 75–98)

      Donna Cross, Therese Shaw, Melanie Epstein, Helen Monks, Julian Dooley and Lydia Hearn

  4. Part IV: Studies in the USA

  5. Part V: Studies in the Pacific Rim

    1. Chapter 9

      Cyberbullying in Japan (pages 183–201)

      Ikuko Aoyama, Shoka Utsumi and Motohiro Hasegawa

  6. Part VI: The Psychological Context of Cyberbullying

    1. Chapter 11

      Virtual but not Less Real (pages 223–244)

      Ana Almeida, Isabel Correia, Sylvie Marinho and D'jamila Garcia

  7. Part VII: Research and Intervention in Cyberbullying

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