Developing Safer Online Environments for Children: Tools and Policies for Combatting Cyber Aggression
Core Reference Title

Developing Safer Online Environments for Children: Tools and Policies for Combatting Cyber Aggression

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Security & Forensics for 2019.

Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 416
ISBN13: 9781799816843|ISBN10: 1799816842|EISBN13: 9781799816867|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1684-3

Description

As the digital world assumes an ever-increasing role in the daily lives of the public, opportunities to engage in crimes increase as well. The prevention of cyber aggression is an ongoing challenge due to its multifaceted nature and the difficulties in realizing effective interventions. The consequences of cyber aggression can range from emotional and psychological distress to death by suicide or homicide. Enduring prevention programs need to be defined and take into consideration that the digital revolution changes the way and the meaning of interpersonal relationships.

Developing Safer Online Environments for Children: Tools and Policies for Combatting Cyber Aggression explores the effects of cyberbullying and cyberstalking on children and examines solutions that can identify and prevent online harassment through both policy and legislation reform and technological tools. Highlighting a range of topics such as cyberbullying, fake profile identification, and victimization, this publication is an ideal reference source for policymakers, educators, principals, school counsellors, therapists, government officials, politicians, lawmakers, academicians, administrators, and researchers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Anti-Bullying Policies
  • Bystanders
  • Cyberbullying
  • Cyberstalking
  • Digital Privacy
  • Fake Profile Identification
  • Legislation
  • Online Behavior
  • Policy Reform
  • Psycho-Social Variables
  • Social Exclusion
  • Trolling
  • Victimization
  • Virtual Violence Prevention

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.