Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
Bullying affects millions of children throughout the world each year. With
advances in technology, cyber bullying has become more and more prevalent
through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital
messaging systems — it also brings with it unique challenges for parents
Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on the
nature and prevalence of this epidemic. Examining the latest research and
methods for studying this issue, the authors have utilized vital studies
involving over 3500 middle-school students, online research projects on
cyber bullying on blogs, and data from focus groups of victims and
perpetrators and their parents.
Written accessibly, this essential text provides educators, parents,
psychologists, and policy-makers with critical prevention techniques and
strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying.