Research Expanding Current Understandings of Bullying in Sweden
2016 (English)In: Pensamiento Psicológico, ISSN 1657-8961, Vol. 14, no 1, 131-146 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper discusses the on-going research on the phenomenon of bullying in the Department of Child andYouth Studies at Stockholm University. The paper describes the reasons, and how to contribute with anunderstanding of bullying as a social group phenomenon, and specifically focuses on inductive ethnographicand cyberethnographic approaches toward peer-to-peer interactions in schools, preschools and on theInternet. The understanding of this phenomenon is based on a Swedish interdisciplinary approach whichincludes children’s perspectives. The objective is to explore bullying as a complex social group phenomenonwhich allows for a focus on the process of bullying, thus creating an opportunity for the enhancement of theunderstanding of inter- and intra-connected actions and perspectives. This article is intended to contribute toa discussion on a broadening of the conceptualization of the phenomenon of bullying.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. Vol. 14, no 1, 131-146 p.
Bullying, social group phenomenon, schools, preschools, the Internet
Other Social Sciences
Research subject Child and Youth Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-120293OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-120293DiVA: diva2:851527