Children and Bullying
256 pages
ISBN: 9781405162548


Children and Bullying: How Parents and Educators Can Reduce Bullying at School

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Ken Rigby Australian author

Scarcely a day goes by without reports of school bullying or recommendations for quick fixes to the problem. Parents and educators are often left trying to solve a difficult issue without sufficient evidence to support suggested remedies. Children and Bullying is a vital resource in the quest to create safe learning environments. Drawing on a wealth of research, Ken Rigby provides clear explanations and effective strategies for combating bullying among children and preventing children from becoming involved in bullying situations.

  • Offers a collaborative approach to the school-based bullying problem
  • Emphasises the crucial role student bystanders can play in countering bullying, and how to promote positive bystander behaviours
  • Examines contentious research, such as the role genetics or parenting in early childhood may play in creating bullies and victims
  • Answers to FAQs by parents in the final chapter are often controversial but intended to stimulate thought