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Bullying at school : what we know and what we can do

Author: Dan Olweus
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, ©1993.
Series: Understanding children's worlds.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Bullying at School is the definitive book on bullying/victim problems in school and on effective ways of counteracting and preventing such problems.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olweus, Dan, 1931-
Bullying at school.
Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, ©1993
(DLC) 93023994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Olweus
ISBN: 0631227881 9780631227885 9781118695807 1118695801
OCLC Number: 47010698
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 140 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I: What We Know About Bullying; What We Know About Bullying; What is Meant by Bullying?; Some Information About the Recent Studies; One Student out of Seven; Bully/Victim Problems in Different Grades; Have Bully/Victim Problems Increased?; Bullying Among Boys and Girls; How Much Do the Teachers Do? How Much Do the Parents Know?; Bullying at School and on the Way to and from School; Comparison between Norway and Sweden; Is Bullying Primarily a Big-City Problem?; The Size of the School and the Class Supervision during Recess and Lunch Time; On Analyses at Different Levels; Stability of Bully/Victim Problems over Time; Is Bullying a Consequence of Competition at School?; What Role do External Deviations Play?; What Characterizes the Typical Victims?; What Characterizes the Typical Bullies?; Physical Weakness and Strength; What Kind of Rearing Conditions Create Aggressive Children?; Group Mechanisms; Other Factors; A Wider Perspective on Bully/Victim Problems; A Question of Fundamental Democratic Rights; Guide for the Identification of Possible Victims and Bullies Being a Victim --
Possible Signs; Being a Bully --
Possible Signs; Part II: What We Can Do About Bullying; What We Can Do About Bullying; Goals; Awareness and Involvement; Measures at the School Level; A School Conference Day; Supervision and Outdoor Environment; Contact Telephone; A General PTA Meeting; Teacher Groups for the Development of the Social Milieu of the School; Study Groups in Parent-Teacher Associations (Parent Circles); Measures at the Class Level; Class Rules about Bullying; Praise; Sanctions; Class Meetings; Cooperative Learning Common Positive Activities; Class FTA Meetings; Measures at the Individual Level; Serious Talks with the Bully; Talks with the Victim; Talks with the Parents; What Can the Parents of the Bully Do?; What Can the Parents of the Victim Do?; Use of Imagination; Discussion Groups for Parents of Bullied or Bullying Students; Change of Class or School; Part III: Effects of the Intervention Program; Effects of the Intervention Program; Main Findings; Brief Comments; Basic Principles; Additional Characteristics; Part IV: Additional Practical Advice and a Core Program; Support from the Principal and Formation of a Coordinating Group; Awareness and Involvement; Adequate Supervision During Recess and Lunch Time; Class Rules and Class Meetings; Talks with Involved Students and Their Parents; Final words; References; Index.
Series Title: Understanding children's worlds.
Responsibility: Dan Olweus.
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