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Undercover Anti-Bullying Teams
Undercover anti-bullying teams
What Is Bullying?

Here is a definition of bullying from a prominent bullying researcher, Dan Olweus (1993):

A student is being bullied or victimized when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other students. (p. 9)

Olweus explains further that “negative actions” refers to the intentional infliction of injury or discomfort and includes threatening, teasing, taunting, and name-calling, as well as physical assaults. We may add to this definition by noting that one-off egregious assaults can also be included in the kinds of behaviors that produce an atmosphere of threat.

Bullying is a very ...

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