Discriminatory Bullying

A New Intercultural Challenge

  • Esoh Elamé

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Discriminatory Bullying: A Theoretical Framework

  3. Ethnic Bullying: Perceptions of Immigrant and Roma Students

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Esoh Elamé, Ruben Bassani, Emanuela Stefani, Valerie Darjo
      Pages 107-125
    3. Esoh Elamé, Emanuela Stefani
      Pages 127-143
    4. Esoh Elamé, Emanuela Stefani, Valerie Darjo
      Pages 145-161
    5. Esoh Elamé, Ruben Bassani, Emanuela Stefani
      Pages 163-167
  4. Ethnic Bullying: Perceptions of Native European Students

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Esoh Elamé, Ruben Bassani, Emanuela Stefani, Valerie Darjo
      Pages 199-225
    3. Esoh Elamé
      Pages 227-240
    4. Esoh Elamé, Emanuela Stefani
      Pages 241-252
    5. Esoh Elamé, Ruben Bassani
      Pages 253-257
  5. Discriminatory Bullying: Qualitative Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-260

About this book


This book is devoted to the relation between bullying at school and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. In examining the interactions between bullying and discrimination, the authors set out from the premise that the current practice of intercultural education does not systematically address the issue of bullying, as evidenced by the lack, within schools, of intercultural education projects. The starting point for the work is a survey conducted in ten European countries on a sample of about 9,000 students including immigrants and natives. The research provides important information on which factors deserve special attention when formulating interventions in the classroom with the aim of preventing or combating discriminatory bullying. If intercultural education is called upon to handle the fight against any form of discrimination, it cannot shirk from addressing the issue of bullying discrimination. The results represent a sound, stimulating basis for broad and realistic reflections on discriminatory bullying and intercultural education, and show that intercultural pedagogy needs to be appropriately equipped theoretically.

This book will be an indispensable tool for those seeking a thorough understanding of the new challenges facing intercultural education and the means of overcoming them. On that basis, innovative education practices should be developed with the aim of spreading a culture of non-violence and intercultural dialogue.


Bullying Discrimination Ethnic bullying Homophobic bullying Multicultural education Sexual bullying

Authors and affiliations

  • Esoh Elamé
    • 1
  1. 1.Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVeniceItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-88-470-5235-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Italia 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Milano
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science
  • Print ISBN 978-88-470-5234-5
  • Online ISBN 978-88-470-5235-2
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