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The social construction of the personality of adolescents exposed to bullying in schools and the processes of "resilience in itself": a cultural-historical analysis

Grant number: 10/15071-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2011
Effective date (End): October 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education - Specific topics in Education
Principal Investigator:Renata Maria Coimbra Libório
Grantee:Marcos Vinicius Francisco
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil


This project aims to identify and analyze from the perspective of adolescents exposed to bullying, risk and protective factors in theirlife course in order to understand the processes of resilience perspectiveof human emancipation from the Cultural-Historical Theory. The research will be conducted in a public school in the city of Presidente Prudente, SP, and consist of two parts. Initially will be contacted all adolescents aged between 13 and 15 years, attending the halls of the 9th grade in elementary school and 1 year of high school. Terms of Free and Clarified Consent will be given to adolescents and to their parents, seeking authorization to participate in research. At first the students will apply the Scan-Bullying questionnaire to identify those who are characterized as typical targets and these will be contacted for application of two instruments: the CYRM (Child and Youth Resilience Measure), which measures resilience processes and the questionnaire " Risk and Protective Factors in Adolescents Presidente Prudente "which will enable the identification of other hazards. From statistical analysis of the results of the two instruments will be selected for the second phase of the study, 06 adolescents who present at the same time, significant levels of resiliency and high risk factors. In the second phase of research will use visual methods, through the use of disposable cameras and filming of the performance of their daily lives, with subsequent editing clips. The photographs taken by teenagers and edited clips will be analyzed by the teenagers who attach meaning to the material collected through semi-structured interviews. The contents of the interviews will be analyzed through the analytical categories present in the historical-dialectical materialist method.Keywords: resilience, bullying, Cultural-Historical Theory.

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FRANCISCO, Marcos Vinicius. A construção social da personalidade de adolescentes expostos ao bullying escolar e os processos de “resiliência em-si” : uma análise histórico-cultural. 2013. 266 f. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia..

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