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  • 13 Feb 2020
    Roderick P. Hart

    Bullies and the 2020 Election

    I don’t know who will win the 2020 presidential race, but I do know who will lose: the biggest bully on the block since Billy Franklin beat-up Joey Tarnower in the sixth-grade and ran-off with his lunch money.  The American people, I argue, are sick of political bullying and they’re going to put a stop […]

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  • 14 Nov 2018
    Tracy Waasdorp, Elise Pas, Catherine Bradshaw

    Flipping the switch: How technology can help to prevent and address bullying

    Bullying during childhood and adolescence has captured the attention of policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and citizens around the globe, bringing increased attention to this important issue. As a result, there has been an uptick in policies, research, and school-based programming related to its prevention. While research provides some clear guidance about how schools can better prevent […]

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  • 13 Nov 2018
    Jemima Kang, Fiona Kate Barlow, Chris G. Sibley

    Instead of focusing on how to cope with bullying, we need to think about how to end it

    People around the world face discrimination based on their gender, race, sexuality, weight or age, among other characteristics. Being a victim of discrimination is associated with a range of negative outcomes. For example, sexual minorities (e.g., lesbian, gay, and bisexual people) are at higher risk of suicidality, substance misuse and self-harm compared to heterosexual individuals […]

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  • 11 Nov 2018
    Daniel Perlman, Anita L. Vangelisti

    Bullying, Social Exclusion, and Intimate Partner Violence

    Editors of the Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships, Anita L. Vangelisti and Daniel Perlman, discuss the effects of bullying in intimate relationships for Anti-Bullying week.

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  • 10 Nov 2018
    Daniel J. Flannery, Jane Timmons-Mitchell

    Bullying: When does it Stop?

    Bullying, or the ongoing and frequent misuse of power in a peer relationship, often in school, occurs throughout the world. Population base-rates are estimated to vary, averaging about 1/3 of pupils worldwide. Bullying can be thought of as being physical, psychological (including cyberbullying) or sexual, with overlap among the categories. Both boys and girls experience bullying […]

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  • 9 Nov 2018
    Peter K. Smith

    School Bullying: A Topic of International Importance

    In 1988, during a family holiday in Norway, I met with Dan Olweus, a professor of psychology considered the founding father of school bullying research. He told me about the recent Norwegian National Campaign against bullying in schools, which had had some considerable success. Inspired by this, I used his survey questionnaire in England, where […]

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  • 4 May 2012

    Cambridge Authors on Bullying: Answering Your Questions

    Last month, in light of the release of the documentary Bully, we asked you for your questions about how bullying is transforming adolescence, education, and parenting. Today, our expert authors answer your questions.

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  • 14 Apr 2011

    Robert Crosnoe on Fitting in, Standing Out

    Watch author Robert Crosnoe discuss his research into the effects of high school bullying and his book, Fitting In, Standing Out: Navigating the Social Challenges of High School to Get an Education.

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