Humans are storytellers. Via stories, they share their own experiences and learn from the experiences of others. Particularly for young people, cyberbullying may be one of the more negative, and possibly life altering, experiences they will be confronted with. This introductory chapter argues for the use of narrative approaches in research and interventions on cyberbullying. Narrative research methods have the potential to generate more in-depth insights into this complex problem in the hope of improving the efficacy of prevention, detection and intervention efforts. This chapter also seeks to clarify the manner in which the contributions to this book come together to offer innovative, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and complementary insights into the topic.
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