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The nature of bullying among secondary school students /

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Show simple item record Kartasinski, Linda M. en_US 2009-05-21T13:45:57Z 2009-05-21T13:45:57Z 2000-05-21T13:45:57Z
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to determine the prevalence and effect of bullying in a secondary school. Six hundred and fifty-nine student volunteers completed a survey which included a quantitative component of 40 questions and 3 questions which required a written response. The results suggest that approximately 1 student in 10 was involved in a bullying situation either as a bully or a victim. As age increased, physical bullying decreased whereas psychological remained high in the senior years of high school. Boys were involved more in bullying than girls, especially in the junior years. The effects of bullying could be devastating to the point of school avoidance or early school leaving. The results also indicate that much of the bullying was not being reported. The implication for the education system is that more needs to be done to prevent bullying, to encourage the reporting of bullying, and to deal with the aftermath of a bullying situation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Brock University en_US
dc.subject Bullying. en_US
dc.subject High school students. en_US
dc.subject Aggressiveness in adolescence. en_US
dc.subject Abused teenagers. en_US
dc.title The nature of bullying among secondary school students / en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en_US Master of Education en_US Masters en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education en_US Faculty of Education en_US

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