Contextual Protective Factors Against Bullying

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Personal protective factors classified into social, emotional, and moral competencies have been described in Chap.  3. Children with better competencies are less likely to be involved in bullying. Nevertheless, bullying is a very complex phenomenon that is influenced by the individual, social, and contextual factors. There is always an interaction between the individual and the environment. While, some children are more vulnerable than others to get involved in bullying, specific circumstances are also needed.


Parenting Style School Climate School Community Neighborhood Disorder School Safety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversidad de CórdobaCórdobaSpain
  2. 2.Institute of CriminologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Department of EducationUniversidad de CórdobaCórdobaSpain

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