11. Virtual but not Less Real

A Study of Cyberbullying and Its Relations to Moral Disengagement and Empathy

  1. Qing Li PhD, MA, MSc4,
  2. Donna Cross5 and
  3. Peter K. Smith BSc, PhD6
  1. Ana Almeida1,
  2. Isabel Correia2,
  3. Sylvie Marinho1 and
  4. D'jamila Garcia3

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954484.ch11

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

How to Cite

Almeida, A., Correia, I., Marinho, S. and Garcia, D. (2012) Virtual but not Less Real, in Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives (eds Q. Li, D. Cross and P. K. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954484.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Towson University, USA

  2. 5

    Edith Cowan University, Australia

  3. 6

    Unit for School and Family Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Minho, Portugal

  2. 2

    University of Lisbon Institute and leads the Research Center for Social Intervention, Portugal

  3. 3

    University of Lisbon, CIS-Centro de Investigaçãoe Intervenção Social/ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333763

Online ISBN: 9781119954484

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Keywords:

  • cyberbullying, psychological context;
  • cyberbullying, moral disengagement;
  • cyberbullying, unexplored in Portugal;
  • CB, CV, and cyberbully/victims (CBV);
  • psycho-educational intervention;
  • COST Action, cyberbullying project;
  • Portugal's National Technological Plan;
  • sociocognitive variables, and bullying;
  • Portuguese, cyberbullying being new;
  • cognitive, higher levels of empathy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The National Technological Plan

  • Attitudes and Socio-Emotional Competence: A Study of Cyberbullying and Its Relations With Moral Disengagement and Empathy

  • Method

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Implications

  • Future Research

  • References