Sibling bullying perpetration: Associations with gender, grade, peer perpetration, trait anger, and moral disengagement
Tanrikulu, Ibrahim & Campbell, Marilyn A. (2015) Sibling bullying perpetration: Associations with gender, grade, peer perpetration, trait anger, and moral disengagement. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30(6), pp. 1010-1024.
This study investigated bullying amongst siblings in both traditional and cyber forms, and the associations of gender, grade, peer bullying perpetration, trait anger and moral disengagement. The participants were 455 children in grades 5 to 12 (262 girls and 177 boys with 16 unknown gender) who had a sibling. As the number of siblings who only bullied by technology was low, these associations were not able to be calculated. However, the findings showed that the percentage of sibling traditional bullying perpetration (31.6%) was higher than peer bullying perpetration (9.8%). Sibling bullies reported engaging in complex behaviours of perpetration and victimisation in both the physical and in cyber settings, although the number was small. Gender, trait anger, moral disengagement and bullying peers at school (but not grade) were all significantly associated with sibling traditional bullying perpetration. The implications of the findings are discussed for bullying intervention and prevention programs to understand childhood bullying in diverse contexts.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Sibling bullying, cyberbullying, perpetration trait anger, moral disengagement|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2014 04:20|
|Last Modified:||19 Oct 2015 19:02|
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