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TITLE OF DOCUMENT:

Expression of jeering experienced by adolescents who go in for sports, who do not and who belong to risk group and of their jeering at coevals

NAME OF AUTHOR(S):

I. Tilindienė, L. Žalys, G. Rastauskienė, I. Valantinienė, O. Liesionienė

NAME OF PUBLISHER:

Socialiniai tyrimai, 2009

LANGUAGE OF DOCUMENT:

Lithuanian

LANGUAGE OF THE REVIEW:

English

KEYWORDS:

Adolescents, bullying, sports, risk group

DOCUMENT TYPOLOGY:

Research

TARGET GROUP OF PUBLICATION:

Parents, Teachers, Young People, General public.

SIZE OF THE PUBLICATION:

1 - 20 pages

DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS:

Research subject: the expression of experienced jeering of forms 5-10 (age 12-15) adolescents who go in for sports, who do not and who belong to risk group and jeering implemented by themselves. Research aim: to reveal the influence of gender, out-of-school activities factors (attendance of sports and children day centre) on the frequency of experienced jeering and their jeering at coevals by adolescents of forms 5-10. People being researched were given a questionnaire, prepared based on the United Kingdom York city Jeering questionnaire for schoolboys/girls. In the interview carried out in year 2008 411 adolescents of forms 5-10 (age 12-15) participated from various Lithuanian schools. Conclusions: 1. By analyzing the frequency of experienced jeering among adolescents of forms 5-10 it was determined that it does not depend on gender. The frequency of experienced jeering depends on out-of-school activity character and age factors. Sports and age factors lower the frequency of experienced jeering - those who go in for sports experience jeering more rarely than those who do not go in for sports and risk group adolescents, and adolescents of senior forms (forms 8-10) experience jeering more rarely than adolescents of younger forms (forms 5-7). 2. Jeering at other classmates is weakly influenced by gender and age factors. Girls state that they jeer at other coevals more rarely than boys do and older adolescents of forms 8-10 do that more rarely than younger adolescents of forms 5-7 do. 3. When analyzing the expression of jeering experienced by a person and frequency of his jeering at other coevals, weak linear dependence of these phenomena on age (forms 5-7) and out-of school activity (groups of adolescents who go in for sports) was found.

REVIEWER’S COMMENTS ON THE DOCUMENT:

This document was selected because it provides information about the relation between after school activities and the frequency of bullying.

NAME OF THE REVIEWING ORGANISATION:

Kaunas University of Technology

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