Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches
By: Ken Rigby (author)Paperback
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Outlines the existing methods used to address bullying in school, describing when and how each method can be best applied. * Addresses the six major methods of bullying intervention * Critically explores the rationale, strengths, and limitations of each intervention * Evaluates efficacy and applicability of each intervention for different bullying situations encountered in the school setting
Ken Rigby is an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia. He is a leading international researcher in the area of bullying in schools, having published five books on the subject and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. He has ten years' experience as a school teacher, has been an educational consultant for departments of education and schools, and a speaker at conferences and workshops on school bullying around the world. His wide-ranging experience has enabled him to make many significant contributions to the problem of reducing bullying in schools.
Foreword vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction xi Part 1 Interventions in Perspective 1 1 The Current Situation 3 2 A Brief Background to School Bullying 14 3 Preparing to Intervene 25 Part 2 Methods of Intervention in Cases of Bullying 35 4 The Traditional Disciplinary Approach 37 5 Strengthening the Victim 51 6 Mediation 64 7 Restorative Justice 74 8 The Support Group Method (Formerly the No Blame Approach) 86 9 The Method of Shared Concern 96 Part 3 The Choice of Intervention Method 109 10 The School and the Community 111 11 Choosing a Method 116 12 Backdrop and Beyond 139 Appendices 144 A Handling Bullying Questionnaire with Results 144 B Exercise on Fogging 149 References 151 Index 161
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