Dealing with Bullying

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 111 pages
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"Dealing with Bullying" takes a new look at this age-old problem, describing what bullying is and the harmful effects it can have on the bullied, the bully, and bystanders. The pervasive cultural problem of bullying--in school, the media, politics, and more--is explored, as are practical tips for dealing with it and helping to create a caring social climate. Through stories from history and current events, readers will be inspired to take action to stop bullying in their communities.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Bullying Hurts
13
Understanding Bullies
25
Understanding Victims
32
Dealing with Bullying
41
Bullying in the Media
54
Bullying in Politics and Work
64
Changing the Bullying Culture at Your School
80
Glossary
93
Bibliography
95
Further Resources
104
Picture Credits
105
Index
106
About the Author and Consultants
110
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Series consultant Madonna M. Murphy is a professor of education at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois, where she teaches education and character education courses to teachers. She is the author of Character Education in America's Blue Ribbon Schools and History and Philosophy of Education: Voices of Educational Pioneers. Murphy has served as the character education consultant for more than 40 character education books for elementary school children, on the Character Education Partnership's Blue Ribbon Award committee recognizing K-12 schools for their character education, and on a national committee for promoting character education in teacher education institutions.

Series consultant Sharon L. Banas was a middle school teacher in Amherst, New York, for more than 30 years. She led the Sweet Home Central School District in the development of its nationally acclaimed character education program. In 1992, Banas was a member of the Aspen Conference, drafting the Aspen Declaration that was approved by the U.S. Congress. In 2001, she published Caring Messages for a School Year.

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