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

Author: Jessie Klein
Publisher: New York, NY : New York University, ©2011.
Series: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
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In today's schools, kids abusing 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. Jessie Klein 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Klein, Jessie.
Bully society.
New York, NY : New York University, ©2011
(DLC) 2011039377
(OCoLC)755213489
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessie Klein
ISBN: 9780814763704 0814763707 9780814763711 0814763715 9780814771495 0814771491
OCLC Number: 778454549
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: the gender police --
Social status wars --
The masculinity moment : how white supremacy impacts schools --
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 cyber spaces --
Conclusion: from a bully society to compassionate communities --
Appendix: methodology --
Notes --
Index --
About the author.
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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