Fedunina N.Yu. Role positions of the perpetrator, victim and bystander in cyberbullying in the English-speaking publications

Full text in Russian: Федунина Н.Ю. Представления о триаде «Преследователь – жертва – наблюдатель» в кибербуллинге в англоязычной литературе
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

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The article deals with the triadic relations of a perpetrator, victim and bystander in cyberbullying. The analysis of structural and dynamic characteristics of these positions is provided in the context of peculiarities, which are connected with virtual reality and informational technologies. On the basis of English language researches is discussed  a differential approach of cyberbullying positions: different types of reactive and proactive aggressive behavior, factors of victimization, stages of bystanders involvement. Such approach may be productive for both empirical and applied reseach.

Keywords: cyberbullying, perpetrator, victim, bystander



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Received 20 March 2015. Date of publication: 23 June 2015.

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Fedunina Nataliya Yu., Ph.D, Leading Research Associate, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, ul. Sretenka, 29, 107045 Moscow, Russia.
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Fedunina N.Yu.   Role positions of the perpetrator, victim and bystander in cyberbullying in the English-speaking publications. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 41, p. 11. http://psystudy.ru (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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