The Self and the ‘Selfie’: Cyber-Bullying Theory and the Structure of Late Modernity

Violence and Crime in the Family: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences

ISBN: 978-1-78560-263-4, eISBN: 978-1-78560-262-7

ISSN: 1530-3535

Publication date: 3 September 2015

Abstract

Originality/value

In addition to challenging extant theoretical approaches to cyber-bullying, the paper has important implications for intervention that surpass the limitations of law and order policies which tend to focus on criminalizing poorly understood bad behaviour or indicting internet technologies themselves.

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Shahid Alvi, Steven Downing and Carla Cesaroni (2015). 'The Self and the ‘Selfie’: Cyber-Bullying Theory and the Structure of Late Modernity', Violence and Crime in the Family: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences (Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Volume 9). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 383-406

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: https://doi.org/10.1108/S1530-353520150000009016

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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