Its difficult to define
While children and adults have similar intellectual definitions of bullying, they may differ when applying them in reality, says a U of T researcher. "There are complexities that can interfere with how we view bullying incidents," says Professor Faye Mishna of the Faculty of Social Work. "While were identifying important strategies and tips on how to deal with bullying problems, its important to also acknowledge how confusing it can be for the victim, parents and educators to decide what actual incidents constitute bullying."
These complexities are outlined in a paper published this month in the journal Children & Schools. Mishna led a research team which investigated childrens experiences of victimization by bullying and then compared the childrens perspectives with those of their parents and educators. Researchers surveyed 61 children in Grades four and five and held interviews with selected children who self-identified as victims of bullying, one parent, the childs teacher, and their schools vice-principal and principal.
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