Bullying: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Jessie Klein
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  • ISBN-10: 1440855234
  • ISBN-13: 9781440855238
  • DDC: 302.34
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book opens with a background and history of school bullying before diving into raging controversies over causes and solutions. It contains personal essays from experts in the field and profiles of empathy-building bullying prevention organizations and additionally includes data and documents, a chronological history of bullying, and resources for further research. Anyone interested in learning more about school bullying will come away with a clear understanding of the topic. This volume is the only resource on the issue of school bullying targeted for high school and college students as well as other serious researchers. With an emphasis on bullying prevention, including less well known but up-and-coming empathy-building programs, this book contributes ground-breaking material to help readers to learn about the scope of the problem as well as essential solutions that families and schools can practice in everyday life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Bullying and Looksism.
4: How to Overcome Bullying.
5: Hate Speech, Bullying, and Social Media: Teaching Empathy to Our Kids.
6: Seven Ways to Wire for Resilience.
7: Needs, Feelings, and Empathy.
8: Going Offline.
9: Be Kind.
10: The Constant Needle: How Relentless Bullying Can Contribute to Death by Suicide.
11: Using Restorative Justice to Prevent and Stop Bullying.
12: The Missing Discourse of Rights: Bullying Versus Sexual Harassment in K–12 Schools.
13: Only Compassion—Not Tough Love—Can Teach Empathy.
14: Inner Peace Creates Outer Peace.
15: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
16: Data.
17: Documents.
About the Author.