13. Motives for Bullying Others in Cyberspace

A Study on Bullies and Bully-Victims in Austria

  1. Qing Li PhD, MA, MSc3,
  2. Donna Cross4 and
  3. Peter K. Smith BSc, PhD5
  1. Petra Gradinger1,
  2. Dagmar Strohmeier2 and
  3. Christiane Spiel1

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954484.ch13

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

How to Cite

Gradinger, P., Strohmeier, D. and Spiel, C. (2012) Motives for Bullying Others in Cyberspace, 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.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Towson University, USA

  2. 4

    Edith Cowan University, Australia

  3. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, Austria

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 in Austria;
  • traditional bullying, victimization;
  • violence prevention in schools;
  • Austria, part of Safer Internet Program;
  • bullies, bully-victims in Austria;
  • underlying motives of bullying;
  • cyberbullying, traditional bullying;
  • identifying bully, bully-victim groups;
  • cyberbullying, low frequency;
  • country-specific characteristics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Context

  • Underlying Motives for Bullying Others in Cyberspace: A Study on Bullies and Bully-Victims in Austria

  • Method

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Implications

  • References