TITLE

DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR: PREVALENCE, GENDER, AND IMPACT OF BULLYING IN SCHOOLS

AUTHOR(S)
Otieno, Tabitha N.; Choongo, Hamonga
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Intercultural Disciplines;Winter2008, Vol. 8, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of bullying in schools in the U.S. The article further provides information on variations in bullying based on gender. The article finds that boys tend bully both boys and girls whereas girls tend to bully only girls in a subtle manner. The article also states that female bullies typically use words and spreading rumors as their weapons and are often targets of sexual comments whereas boys bully more openly by physical abuse and threats.
ACCESSION #
67470566

 

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