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The Structure of Cyber and Traditional Aggression: An Integrated Conceptualization

Abstract ABSTRACT The phenomenon of cyberbullying has captured the attention of educators and researchers alike as it has been associated with multiple aversive outcomes including suicide. Young people today have easy access to computer mediated communication (CMC) and frequently use it to harass one another -- a practice that many researchers have equated to cyberbullying. However, there is great disagreement among researchers whether intentional harmful actions carried out by way of CMC constitute cyberbullying, and some authors have argued that "cyber-aggression" is a more accurate term to describe this phenomenon. Disagreement in terms of cyberbullying's definition and methodological inconsistencies including choice of questionnair... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Lerner, David Frederick (Author) / Green, Samuel B (Advisor) / Caterino, Linda (Committee member) / Atkinson, Robert (Committee member) / Nakagawa, Kathryn (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Quantitative psychology and psychometrics / Adolescents / Aggression / Children / Cyberbullying / Factor Analysis / Students
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 171 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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