Funding Agency: Sociological Initiatives Foundation
Funding Award Amount: $14,994.00
This project entailed collection and transcription of oral data on the topic of bullying as it occurred in selected schools in Los Angeles, CA. The project supplemented parallel data collected in Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. The overall goal was to examine speakers’ use of language as they discussed various topics related to school bullying and to analyze how and to what degree language expresses stance and perspective on this issue of extreme social importance in all three countries.