7. An Examination of the History, Prevalence, Characteristics, and Reporting of Cyberbullying in the United States

  1. Qing Li PhD, MA, MSc2,
  2. Donna Cross3 and
  3. Peter K. Smith BSc, PhD4
  1. Brett Holfeld and
  2. Mark Grabe

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954484.ch7

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

Cyberbullying in the Global Playground: Research from International Perspectives

How to Cite

Holfeld, B. and Grabe, M. (2012) An Examination of the History, Prevalence, Characteristics, and Reporting of Cyberbullying in the United States, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Towson University, USA

  2. 3

    Edith Cowan University, Australia

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. University of North Dakota, USA

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:

  • studies in the USA;
  • cyberbullying in USA;
  • anonymity, escaping from social cues;
  • modifying motives, against destructive ends;
  • cyberbullying and victimization;
  • bullying behavior, a new realm;
  • bullying, cyberbullying interrelation;
  • victims, face-to-face bullying;
  • offline, online behaviors;
  • cyberbullying, middle school students

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The History of Cyberbullying

  • Characteristics of the Research

  • Prevalence

  • Bullying and Cyberbullying: Other Issues in Understanding the Prevalence of the Problem

  • Emotional and Behavioral Consequences of Cyberbullying

  • Summary of Trends in Cyberbullying

  • The Present Study

  • References