Bullying: Experiences and discourses of sexuality and gender by Ian Rivers, Neil Duncan

By Ian Rivers, Neil Duncan

Bullying: stories and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender presents a important perception into the studies of teens and the way bullying can impression upon them within the tuition setting. The ebook deals an creation to the main matters linked to bullying at the grounds of intercourse and sexual orientation, and issues to key guidelines and tips on those tough concerns.

With state-of-the-art study and utilized reports from top lecturers and practitioners within the box, Bullying combines conception with feedback for useful intervention for practitioners in schooling and social paintings. bankruptcy via bankruptcy, the booklet strengthens the reader’s wisdom base, and demonstrates how most sensible to enhance either educational and advocacy arguments to confront bullying, formulate intervention via examples of study findings, and suggest suggestion and advice in specialist contexts. Bullying bargains a number of views to problem bullying relating to gender, sexuality, and transgender prestige.

The e-book comprises the most recent paintings on:

  • sexual bullying and the results for coverage and practice
  • sexual dimensions of cyberbullying
  • homophobia
  • sex ameliorations in bullying
  • lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender concerns in academic contexts
  • planning and supplying interventions in schools.

Bullying: stories and Discourses of Sexuality and Gender will entice schooling pros, in addition to researchers and postgraduate scholars within the social sciences, social paintings and academic and medical baby psychology.

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However, much more scholarship needs to conducted to expand on this research to understand how these behaviours are influenced by other factors, including school, family, community, neighborhood and society in general. What is clear is that homophobic teasing during early adolescence is predicted by bully involvement and predicts development of later sexual violence and dating violence/intimate partner violence. The issue of homophobic teasing is particularly salient given evidence suggesting it often is associated with acts of severe school violence.

We do not know what information Lori Drew used to create Josh, but in all likelihood this online ‘presence’ was created by exploiting the knowledge gained by Drew’s daughter when she was friendly with Megan. Was Josh this adolescent girl’s ideal, drawn from the secrets she shared with Lori Drew’s daughter? Cyberbullying: how different is it from other forms of bullying? As noted above, sexual content, and particularly aggressive sexual content of online interactions, is often presumed to be by members of the opposite sex (if heterosexual youth) and same-sex (if lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender youth) and interactions that can be characterised as internet bullying or cyberbullying often assume an existing offline relationship between perpetrator and victim.

By way of contrast, Berson et al. (2002) argued that many online interactions initiated or entered into by young people involve a degree of deception where the primary communication devices are verbal harassment or sexually suggestive chat. Berson et al. noted that, particularly in email or chat-rooms, insults, sexual innuendoes and challenges to the opinions of others were everyday occurrences. Additionally, for some young women the age of those with whom they flirted was immaterial. For some, being online was a fictional space where they could be whomever they chose to be, with elective gender, age and personality.

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