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Bullying: Experiences and discourses of sexuality and genderprovides insights into the experiences of young people, and how bullying can impact upon them in the school environment. Bringing together some of the most internationally respected leaders in the field of bullying, the book presents the latest research and applied work on: Sexual bullying and the implications for policy and practice cyberbullying homophobia sex differences in bullying Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in educational contexts Planning and delivering interventions in schools The book will provide researchers and practitioners with a baseline upon which to develop research or enhance an understanding of ways of conceptualising and challenging bullying related to gender, sexuality, and transgender status. Chapter by chapter, it builds the reader "s knowledge base to a point where he or she can begin to consider how best to formulate both an academic and advocacy argument to challenge bullying, defend intervention through examples of research findings, or provide advice and guidance in professional contexts. This book provides an introduction to the key issues associated with bullying on the grounds of sex and sexual orientation, and to point to policy and practice guidance on these difficult issues. It will appeal to education professionals as well as researchers and postgraduate students in the social sciences, teacher education, leadership, social work and educational and clinical child psychology.