eBook Bullying, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Teen Rights and Freedoms
  • David M. Haugen
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770724
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770728
  • DDC: 344.73
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This book explores real or perceived teen rights related to bullying. During the past two decades, bullying has become an increasingly prevalent issue for young people. Recent high-profile cases that resulted in tragic ends have galvanized parents, educators, and public policy leaders to further investigate bullying and pass legislation to prevent it.

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Teen Rights and Freedoms

Teen Rights and Freedoms is a timely new series from Greenhaven Publishing that examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. Each volume focuses on a different right or freedom and offers an anthology of key essays and articles on that right or freedom and the accompanying responsibilities. Material is drawn from a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources -- journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, newsletters, position papers, speeches and government documents, with particular emphasis on Supreme Court and other court decisions.

Features and Benefits

  • This series examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of American teens
  • Many of the volumes cover rights guaranteed under the Bill of Rights and how these rights are interpreted and protected in regard to children and teens.
  • The scope of the series also encompasses additional rights or freedoms, relating to both school and home environments.
  • Teen Rights and Freedoms supports student assignments relating to government, politics, political science, history, law, psychology, and other social sciences.
  • Each volume focuses on a different right or freedom and offers an anthology of key essays and articles on that right or freedom and the accompanying responsibilities.
  • Material is drawn from a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources – journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, newsletters, position papers, speeches and government documents, with particular emphasis on Supreme Court and other court decisions.
  • Each volume includes a list of organizations, a bibliography, and a subject index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Bullying and the Response of Schools: An Overview.
2: School Boards Can Be Punished for Failing to Protect Students from Harassment.
3: Your Take: Why We Need Anti-Bullying Legislation.
4: Anti-Bullying Laws Suppress Free Speech.
5: Schools Can Be Sued for Failing to Protect Students from Bullying.
6: The Mother of a Bullied Student Argues That Parents Must Take Action to Stop Bullying.
7: School Districts Cannot Be Held Liable for Bullying That Occurs Between Students.
8: Overattentive Parents May Be Contributing to the Bullying Problem.
9: A Former Lawyer Compares the Overreaction He Sees to Bullying Today with the Nonresponse He Experienced as a Youth.
10: Schools Can Punish Students for Cyberbullying That Occurs Outside School.
11: The Supreme Court Should Rule on Cyberbullying.
12: Using a Social Media Site to Create a Fake Profile for Cyberbullying Is Not Illegal.
13: The Problem with Prosecuting Cyber-Bullying.
14: Schools Must Protect Students from Antigay Bullying.
15: The Solution to “Gay” Insults: Freedom of Speech.
16: A Man Describes How He Overcame Antigay Bullying and Helps Students Deal with It Today.
Organizations to Contact.
For Further Reading.
Index.