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Cyber bullyingpro

  1. 1. New-wave of deviance in the 21st century
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Bullying is commonly defined as repeated aggressive behaviour in which there is an imbalance of power between parties… Electronic bullying includes bullying through e-mail, instant messaging, in a chat room, on a website, or through digital messages or images sent to a cell phone” Kowalski et al 2007 p. 1 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>PSHE video: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/preventing-cyber-bullying/6131.html </li></ul><ul><li>A 2002 British survey found that one in four youths, aged 11 to 19 has been threatened via their computers or cell phones, including death threats. NCH -National Children's Home (UK) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Adults are less aware of the problem of cyber bullying than other forms of bullying. </li></ul><ul><li>Hard er to intervene or stop . </li></ul><ul><li>Victims get in trouble from parents for accessing ‘inappropriate’ sites </li></ul><ul><li>In Li’s canadian study he found that 61.9% of the victims are white (Li 2005 p. 7) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Li 2005, table 2, p. 6
  6. 6. <ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/nottinghamshire/2933894.stm Shows an example of a typical situation involving cyber-bullying. This article calls for tougher action by her school against bullies. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/news/2010/10/101005_cyber_bullying_nh_sl.shtml The stories of Megan Meier and Tyler Clementi are given in this article. In this case the media portrays the seriousness of cyber-bullying and the fact that it can, in some cases, lead to suicide. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Students, particularly females, view cyber bullying as a problem, but one rarely discussed at school and they do not see the school district personnel as helpful resources when dealing with cyber bullying. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interestinngly enough, we can see from the other slide that bullies/victims are girls in majority. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The question of responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>parents’? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools’? (block websites, resolves problem in school, moves it outside) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Freedom of speech: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can sites be blocked? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can information be filtered on social networking sites? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No laws against cyberbullying in UK </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Anti-bullying week </li></ul><ul><li>Government websites </li></ul><ul><li>Schools block websites </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Li, Q. 2005, New bottle but old wine: a research of cyberbullying in schools. Available from: www.sciencedirect.com [accessed on: 4/12/2010] </li></ul>

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