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dc.contributor.advisor Capous-Desyllas, Moshoula en
dc.contributor.author Anderson, John David en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-17T16:16:09Z en
dc.date.available 2013-09-17T16:16:09Z en
dc.date.copyright 2013 en
dc.date.issued 2013-09-17 en
dc.date.submitted 2013-08 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.2/3811 en
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-102) en
dc.description California State University, Northridge. Department of Sociology. en
dc.description.abstract Bullying/harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students is a major crisis. Using the photovoice methodology, seven junior high and high school students were recruited for a combination of visual sociology (photographs) and one-on-one / group dialogue sessions used to examine LGBTQ youth bullying in a Los Angeles, California suburb. Six themes emerged: (1) what the contemporary form of bullying is; (2) a lack of understanding on various levels - the disconnect between youth from other youth, youth from their parents, youth from their school faculty/administration, and youth from their community/city; (3) the notion of spaces - those that youth find negative and those they find safe; (4) the role of Gay-Straight Alliances; (5) common lack of motivations to seek help; and (6) proposed solutions to address the problem. This study aims to highlight the youths' voices as part of the discourse surrounding their lived experiences of bullying, as well as incorporating their suggestions into the discussion of how the problem should be addressed. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by John David Anderson en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent viii, 122 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject solutions en
dc.subject schools en
dc.subject lesbian en
dc.subject gay en
dc.subject harassment en
dc.subject photovoice en
dc.subject teens en
dc.subject education en
dc.subject bullying en
dc.subject LGBTQ en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Sociology. en
dc.title Sticks & stones: using photovoice to examine LGBTQ youths' experiences with bullying en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2013-09-17T16:16:09Z en
dc.contributor.department Sociology en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Prata, Ana P. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Morgaine, Karen L. en
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