Commentary: Ways of preventing cyberbullying and evidence-based practice

Peter K. Smith    Goldsmiths, University of London, London, England


There is evidence for some decrease in rates of bullying generally, following a very considerable volume of research, and generation of resources, over recent decades. Cyberbullying research has increased dramatically in the last few years, and now faces the challenge of contributing to the reduction in rates of cyberbullying. The interventions directed to this end and described in this book are considered along three dimensions: technological vs. relationship; general bullying or specifically cyber in focus; and levels of ecological model targeted. Sampled characteristics (age, gender, disability) ...

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