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Title: Better managing homophobia
Contributor(s): Jones, Tiffany (author); Tyrell, Kristy Lee (author)
Publication Date: 2009
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Abstract: School safety is a concern for any student. Despite years of research into bullying, some students remain bigger targets for bullying than others. Worse, some bullying remains more accepted. Homophobia is a common form of bullying, with 38 per cent of same-sex attracted youth reporting unfair treatment on the basis of their sexuality. With one in 10 students experiencing same-sex attraction nationally, this is a form of bullying that demands immediate attention from both school bodies and teaching staff.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Teacher (205 - October), p. 62-63
Publisher: Australian Council for Educational Research
Place of Publication: Camberwell, Australia
ISSN: 1449-9274
Field of Research (FOR): 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
160809 Sociology of Education
130308 Gender, Sexuality and Education
HERDC Category Description: C3 Non-Refereed Article in a Professional Journal
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