Description - Bullying, Peer Harassment, and Victimization in the Schools by Maurice Elias
Bullying and harassment threaten academic achievement and mental health in our schools. This book presents enlightening empirical research and reviews of the literature on peer harassment, bullying, and victimization. Designed to expand our knowledge and understanding of these topics, this title documents the widespread nature of the phenomena and current trends in tackling the problem on a Global scale. Teachers will find the book's focus on risk identification and protective factors particularly useful; in essence, the title provides teachers at every level with specific, evidence-based guidelines for effective preventive action. For practitioners, the book is a call to action, particularly at the school-wide level, focusing on reducing the substantial social/emotional harm done to perpetrators, bystanders, and especially, victims.
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(216mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Haworth Press Inc
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