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Publication Date: 2012
Millions of children are affected by bullies each year.Advances in social media, email, instant messaging, and cellphones, however, have moved bullying from a schoolyard fear to aconstant threat. The second edition of Cyberbullying offersthe most current information on this constantly-evolving issue andoutlines the unique concerns and challenges it raises for children,parents, and educators. Authored by psychologists who areinternationally recognized as experts in this field, the text usesthe latest research in this area to provide an updated, reliabletext ideal for parents and educators concerned about thecyberbullying phenomenon.
Robin M. Kowalski, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology atClemson University. She is the author or coauthor of several booksincluding Complaining, Teasing, and Other Annoying Behaviors(2003), Social Anxiety (1997), Aversive InterpersonalBehaviors (1997), Behaving Badly (2001), and TheSocial Psychology of Emotional and Behavioral Problems(2000).
Susan P. Limber, Ph.D., is the Dan Olweus Professor atthe Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life and Professor ofPsychology at Clemson University. She has published numerousarticles on the topic of bullying. In 2004 she received theAmerican Psychological Association's Early Career Award forPsychology in the Public Interest.
Patricia W. Agatston, Ph.D., is a Licensed ProfessionalCounselor and Prevention Specialist with the Cobb County SchoolDistrict's Prevention/Intervention Center in Marietta, Georgia. Shewas a participant in the CDC's Expert Panel on Electronic Media andYouth Violence, and has presented nationally and internationally oncyberbullying.
“This book's extensive review of current academic researchon the social dynamics underlying cyberbullying is particularlybeneficial in revealing such complexities as the gender and ethnicpatterns of online bullying, the types of students most likely tobe involved in this activity, and the ways that fellow students candiscourage, or encourage, bullying.” (Choice, 1November 2012)
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