Cyberbullying through the New Media
Findings from an International Network
Edited by Peter Smith, Georges Steffgen
To Be Published December 1st 2013 by Psychology Press – 272 pages
This important new book is the result of a four-year international collaboration, funded by the EU, to better understand how we can cope and confront cyberbullying.
The nature of cyberbullying, and the origins of COST IS0801. Definitions of cyberbullying. Measurement issues. Legal dilemmas in cyberbullying. The role of mobile phone companies and internet service providers. The role of the media. Coping strategies. Analysis of guidelines in different countries. Cyberbullying amongst university students: continuities and discontinuities. Positive uses of new technologies, in relationships in educational settings. Youth voice: Transgressing binaries. Australian research to encourage school students’ positive use of technology to reduce cyberbullying. Training researchers: visits and training schools. Researcher Commentary. Practitioner Commentary. Bridging research and practice.