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The bully society : school shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools

Author: Jessie Klein
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Series: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In today's schools, kids bullying kids is not an occasional occurrence but rather an everyday reality where children learn early that being sensitive, respectful, and kind earns them no respect. The author makes the provocative argument that the rise of school shootings across America, and childhood aggression more broadly, are the consequences of a society that actually promotes aggressive and competitive behavior.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jessie Klein
ISBN: 9780814748886 0814748880 9780814771495 0814771491 1479860948 9781479860944
OCLC Number: 755213489
Description: xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The gender police --
Social status wars --
Masculinity and white supremacy --
Violence against girls --
Gay bashing --
Girl bashing --
Cyber-bullying --
Adult bullies --
The bully economy --
America is from Mars, Europe is from Venus --
Creating kinder schools and cyberspaces --
Conclusion: From a bully society to compassionate communities.
Series Title: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Jessie Klein.

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A call to reclaim America's schools from the vicious cycle of aggression that threatens our children and our society at large.  Read more...
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"This powerful, necessary book shows how the epidemic cruelty of young people generates many of the social problems that are undermining American society. In pondering what it means to be a bully and Read more...

 
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