Bullying in Secondary Schools: What It Looks Like and How To Manage It

Bullying in Secondary Schools: What It Looks Like and How To Manage It

by Keith Sullivan, Mark Cleary, Ginny Sullivan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761941924

ISBN-13: 9780761941927

Pub. Date: 11/03/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This guide for educators offers practical advice for dealing with bullying in secondary schools. It describes an approach based upon empowering bystanders to intervene and show their rejection of bullying behavior. Coverage includes such topics as understanding the social dynamics of bullying, choosing among interventions, and harnessing student leadership. Sullivan…  See more details below

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This guide for educators offers practical advice for dealing with bullying in secondary schools. It describes an approach based upon empowering bystanders to intervene and show their rejection of bullying behavior. Coverage includes such topics as understanding the social dynamics of bullying, choosing among interventions, and harnessing student leadership. Sullivan is also the author of The Anti-Bullying Handbook (Oxford U. Press, 2000). The volume is distributed by Sage Publications. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761941927
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/03/2003
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
Authors' Preface
Acknowledgements
About this Book
Pt. IIntroduction1
1What We Know about Bullying in Secondary Schools1
2Adolescence: "It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times"27
3The Social Climate of the Secondary School45
Pt. IIWhy "Bad" Things Happen to "Good" Schools55
4Let's Be Honest about What Schools Do55
5How Teachers Contribute to a Bullying Culture72
6Parents, the Other Victims82
Pt. IIIMaking the Whole School Safe93
7Developing a Whole-School Approach93
8The Power of the Bystanders109
9Authoritative Teaching Practice130
Pt. IVThe Safe School in Action141
10What to Do When Bullying Happens141
11Using the Curriculum to Understand and Deal with Bullying: "In the Cafeteria"150
12Harnessing Student Leadership165
13Experimental Learning through Social Theater181
14Supporting Students through Peer Mentoring199
15Changing the Social Dynamic: The No Blame Approach216
App. 1: Useful Websites233
App. 2School Bullying Questionnaire236
App. 3An Example of a School Anti-Bullying Policy240
App. 4Student Charter242
References245
Index251

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