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Bullying in schools : how successful can intervention be?

Author: Peter K Smith; D J Pepler; Ken Rigby
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bullying in schools: How successful can interventions be? is the first comparative account of the major intervention projects against school bullying that have been carried out by educationalists and researchers since the 1980s, across Europe, North America, and Australasia. Bullying in schools has become an international focus for concern. It can adversely affect pupils and in extreme cases lead to suicide.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)748978011
(OCoLC)57693033
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter K Smith; D J Pepler; Ken Rigby
ISBN: 0521528038 9780521528030 0521821193 9780521821193 0511584466 9780511584466
OCLC Number: 748978011
Description: xviii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Working to prevent school bullying : key issues / Ken Rigby, Peter K. Smith and Debra Pepler --
2. The Olweus Bullying Prevention Programme : design and implementation issues and a new national initiative in Norway / Dan Olweus --
3. Is the direct approach to reducing bullying always the best? / David Galloway and Erling Roland --
4. Implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Programme in the Southeastern United States / Susan P. Limber, Maury Nation, Allison J. Tracy, Gary B. Melton and Vicki Flerx --
5. Prevention of bullying in German schools : an evaluation of an anti-bullying approach / Reiner Hanewinkel --
6. England : the Sheffield project / Peter K. Smith, Sonia Sharp, Mike Eslea and David Thompson.
Responsibility: edited by Peter K. Smith, Debra Pepler, and Ken Rigby.

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