Themes that emerged from the text of the conversations disclose deeper meanings of what it means to be bullied: the deep desire to belong to a group; the feeling of being invisible, which includes the longing to have qnew stuff;q the exclusion that accompanies being different; the helplessness of being cyber-bullied; the mighty sting of the queenbee, and the silent code language. These adolescents are, indeed, swimming in uncharted waters. I admire these brave adolescents for sharing their stories with me.Two weeks prior to my oral defense for my preliminary exam questions, what I consider the amanuala for my dissertation was taken from my office, Researching Lived Experience by Max van Manen. (It was no secret that I was going to be goneanbsp;...
|Title||:||Queenbees and Wannabees: The Struggle for Power Through Bullying in Adolescent Girls|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|