International Bullying Prevention Conference
A5. The Blame Game or Sharing the Blame?: Hearing Stakeholders Talk about Each Other: A Critical Discourse Analysis of School Bullying.

, Visiting Lecturer/Research Specialist, Indiana University School of Social Work/Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Division
, Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), this session examines variations in how three groups of stakeholders perceive bullying, and represent themselves in relation to others in bullying discourses. The session objectives are: • Illustrating the application of CDA as a theoretical framework and tool for studying bullying. • Discussing implicit biases and power differentials in relationships among non-student stakeholders. • Exploring potential remedies for identified challenges/problems. The subtheme categories are Workplace and Prevention/Intervention Strategies