This easy-to-read book describes the problem of bullying at all school levels-elementary, middle, and high. Chapters include different types of bullying that occur and how they effect the bully, the bullied, and the bystander. The authors report the results of many studies including personal research to discuss incidences of bullying at school, and list of sources for preventing and intervening to reduce this type of misbehavior are included.
Sandra Harris is a former public school superintendent. She is currently a full professor and chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Garth F. Petrie is professor of Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University. His research interests are in the areas of school discipline.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 Bullying at School: An Overview Chapter 3 2 Bullying in the Elementary School: The Problem Chapter 4 3 Elementary School Bullying Preventions and Interventions Chapter 5 4 Bullying in the Middle School: The Problem Chapter 6 5 Middle School Bullying Preventions and Interventions Chapter 7 6 Bullying in High School: The Problem Chapter 8 7 High School Bullying Preventions and Interventions Chapter 9 8 How Adults Can Support a Bully-Free Environment Chapter 10 9 Creating Safe Schools For All Students Chapter 11 Appendix A: STAR Pledge Chapter 12 Appendix B: Teacher and Student Surveys to Identify Bullying on Campus Chapter 13 Appendix C: Sample School Anti-Bullying Policies Chapter 14 Additional Resources Chapter 15 Index Chapter 16 About the Authors