Family and Societal Influences on Bullying

  • Gayle L. Macklem


In order to develop more effective interventions to decrease bullying, it is important to look at some of the important correlates of bullying and of victimization, as they are currently understood. Of the various correlates of bullying behaviors including family factors, parenting style, sibling relationships, and more general cultural influences such as television viewing, video games, and the Internet, each may contribute to bullying behaviors.


Aggressive Behavior Video Game Parenting Style Sibling Relationship Bully Behavior 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gayle L. Macklem
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  1. 1.Manchester Essex Regional School DistrictManchesterUSA

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