Bullying in Adulthood: Assessing the Bullies and Their Victims / Edition 1

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Overview

Bullying in Adulthood: Assessing the Bullies and their Victims, other aspects of the problem are examined, such as research and clinical issues, and in particular, assessment of bullies and victims and the background factors to such behavior. This has become increasingly important as the problem begins to be appreciated and addressed within therapeutic, social and legal arenas. A number of strategies are suggested both for dealing with bullying and victim behavior and for monitoring situations, for example by employers to see if problems improve.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415236935
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Lexile: 1410L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Randall is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Hull where he continues to study bullying and other forms of interpersonal aggression. He is the author of Adult Bullying: Perpetrators and Victims.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Definitions and assessment structure 5
1 An overview of adult bullying 7
2 Workplace bullying as a variety of human aggression 32
3 A framework for assessment 55
Pt. 2 Characteristics of perpetrators 71
4 Bully characteristics: personal history and development 73
5 Bully characteristics: personality traits 88
Pt. 3 Characteristics of victims 103
6 Victim characteristics: personal history and development 105
7 Victim characteristics: personality factors 121
Pt. 4 Assessment outcomes and clinical consequences 145
8 The effects of adult bullying 147
9 The report: assessment outcomes 165
References 188
Index 205
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