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Experiences of Bullying Among African American Male Adolescents and Their Parents/Guardians

Abstract This study is an exploratory phenomenological study regarding experiences of bullying among African American male adolescents (AAMAs) and their parents/guardians. Given the population of interest, a critical framework was used. The critical framework included critical race theory (CRT), Black feminist thought (BFT), and altruism born of suffering (ABS). According to the 2015 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AAMAs in high school reported lower levels of bullying victimization at school and online compared to all other student groups in their data. This study was designed as a mixed-methods study with a strong qualitative component and a supplementary quantitative portion. The sample included 16 AAMAs and one par... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Cronin, Travis Wade (Author) / Holley, Lynn C (Advisor) / Risley-Curtiss, Christina (Advisor) / Anthony, Elizabeth K (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / adolescent / African American / bullying / experience / male / parent
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 243 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Work 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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