Children and Bullying
How Parents and Educators Can Reduce Bullying at School
By (author) Ken Rigby
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Children and Bullying by Ken Rigby
Book DescriptionScarcely a day goes by without reports of school bullying or recommendations for quick fixes to the problem. Parents and educators are often left trying to solve a difficult issue without sufficient evidence to support suggested remedies. Children and Bullying is a vital resource in the quest to create safe learning environments. Drawing on a wealth of research, Ken Rigby provides clear explanations and effective strategies for combating bullying among children and preventing children from becoming involved in bullying situations. Offers a collaborative approach to the school-based bullying problem Emphasizes the crucial role student bystanders can play in countering bullying, and how to promote positive bystander behaviors Examines contentious research, such as the role genetics or parenting in early childhood may play in creating bullies and victims Answers to FAQs by parents in the final chapter are often controversial but intended to stimulate thought
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405162548
(229mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ken Rigby
Method of Shared Concern, Paperback (March 2011)
An in-depth, research-based examination of The Method of Shared Concern, which describes the multi-stage process in which suspected bullies and their victims are individually interviewed, and eventually brought together in an effort to reach resolution. It demonstrates how the method can be applied in any school environment.
Bullying Interventions in Schools, Paperback (March 2010)
Dealing effectively with the problem of bullying in schools is now recognised as a major challenge for educators of young people. This book examines in detail the six major intervention methods: the traditional disciplinary approach; strengthening the victim; mediation; restorative practice; the support group method; the method of shared concern.
Children and Bullying, Hardback (November 2007)
NOTE NO LOGO on FRONT PANEL FOR THIS "There are books about research on bullying, and books that offer advice with only minimal reference to research. This book brings the two together-a practical book for parents that makes full use of the extensive research evidence available. An invaluable resource!" Peter K.
Bullying in Schools and What to Do About it, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Ken Rigby
Using up-to-date studies, Bullying in Schools helps us to understand the nature of bullying and why it so often takes place in schools. Importantly, it examines and evaluates what schools can do to promote more positive peer relationships within the school community and take effective and sustainable action to deal with problems that may arise.
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Author Biography - Ken Rigby
Ken Rigby is Adjunct Professor of Research for the School of Education at the University of South Australia. A former teacher, Rigby has served as both a national and educational consultant in addressing problems of school safety and bullying in schools. He has published widely in both academic and professional journals, especially on peer victimization, and has written seven books on bullying including Bullying in Schools: How successful can interventions be? (2004, co-authored with Peter K. Smith and Debra Pepler).
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