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ERIC Number: EJ804073
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep-4
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISSN: ISSN-1696-2095
Bullying: Description and Analysis of the Phenomenon
Benitez, Juan Luis; Justicia, Fernando
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, v4 n2 p151-170 Sep 2006
This article purports to present this Special Issue about Bullying and, at the same time, to introduce the phenomenon of bullying in order to facilitate readers an updated vision about the problem that will be worked from different perspectives by researchers from national and international scope. With this purpose, we present some controversial aspects in the characterization of bullying related to definition, incidence and prevalence of bullying and the influence of specific variables like age and gender. At the same time, it is done a revision of the more frequent types of bullying behaviours, the characterization of involved agents, as well as the analysis of the most important risk factors those are underlying problem's genesis. The final goal is to provide information about bullying for facilitating the characterization and comprehension, more specifically, of a real problem that is interesting and important into the educational centres. (Contains 1 table.)
University of Almeria, Education & Psychology I+D+i. Faculty of Psychology Department of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Carretera de Sacramento s/n, 04120 LaCanada de San Urbano, Almeria, Spain. Tel: +34-950-015354; Fax: +34-950-015083; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Primary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Norway; Spain; Sweden