Publication by Stephen Russell, Aprile Benner and Fatima Varner in The Texas Scientist

Fri, December 1, 2017
Publication by Stephen Russell, Aprile Benner and Fatima Varner in The Texas Scientist
Stephen Russell in The Texas Scientist

According to Stephen Russell, Aprile Benner and Fatima Varner, “Leave It to Beaver-style bullying” isn’t the main problem for today’s kids. Instead, most social isolation is linked to characteristics like race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability. 

“We found that three out of every four instances of bullying is based in prejudice and discrimination,” Russell says. “If you are bullied or teased about something that you cannot change, it’s not surprising that you would feel threatened.” 

Read the article here.

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