Moral Disengagement About Cyberbullying and Parental Monitoring: Effects on Traditional Bullying and Victimization via Cyberbullying Involvement
The Journal of Early Adolescence
Sage Publications, Inc
The indirect effects of moral disengagement about cyberbullying and parental monitoring on traditional victimization and bullying via cyberbullying involvement were examined in a diverse sample of 800 youth in Grades 3 to 8. After controlling for grade and gender, moral disengagement about cyberbullying and parental monitoring had an indirect effect on traditional victimization and bullying through cyberbullying involvement. Moral disengagement about cyberbullying and parental monitoring had a direct effect on traditional bullying. Results suggest that moral disengagement about cyberbullying and parental monitoring affect cyberbullying involvement and additionally impact experiences beyond the cyber context.
Meter, D. J. & Bauman, S. A. (2016). Moral disengagement from cyberbullying affects traditional bullying, victimization, and parental monitoring via cyberbullying involvement. The Journal of Early Adolescence. doi:10.1177/0272431616670752