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Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Ian Rivers

Abstract

This book provides a review of key studies that have shaped the way we view homophobia in educational contexts. Using theories and ideas drawn from various disciplines, the book demonstrates how bullying is a complex social process wherein perpetrators are supported by active confederates, passive bystanders and indifferent onlookers. Homophobic Bullying includes primary data drawn from various studies that have been conducted together with discussions of key studies conducted by other international researchers. A key feature of this book is the integration of primary quantitative and qualitat ... More

Keywords: homophobia, bullying, aggression, victimisation, bystanders, theory, schools, psychology, education, psychology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195160536
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.001.0001

Authors

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Ian Rivers, author
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