By Ken Rigby
'Extremely helpful historical past analyzing for pre- and in carrier academics particularly, yet not just, of pre-adults.'
-The instructor Trainer
'There are not any muddled techniques or fudging of concerns right here; Rigby bargains head on with tough concerns, and the publication has a pleasant literary sort that may be a excitement to learn - an formidable and creditable fulfillment, with many fantastic sections that holiday new flooring whereas last both available to practitioners and researchers.'
- academic Research
'This booklet is written in a full of life sort, and is comprehensive.'
- specialist Social Work
'Ken Rigby's very important booklet, New views on Bullying, is an invaluable drawing jointly of a variety of examine on bullying and will turn out a great common reference point.'
- Cambridge magazine of Education
'Anyone constructing a coverage on facing bullying may still learn this book.'
- top Focus
'Rigby's e-book is a good looking reference resource for a person who's in any respect all for, or drawn to, the problem of bullying. it might good function a springboard for a large number of analysis initiatives. at least, the e-book offers you a precis of the very most recent study at the subject.'
- best Focus
'Written by means of Ken Rigby, this attracts at the author's large learn to check how bullying is being understood in numerous societies and provides serious appraisal of the urged methods of tackling it. the writer defines bullying because the systematic abuse of strength, as a result making it an important factor for society at huge - not only colleges however the office, legal and the home.'
- teenagers Now Magazine
'This ebook is an try to descibe how the matter of bullying has been, and is being, conceptualised and understood; to give an explanation for what researchers and educators (and others) are asserting approximately why there's quite a bit bullying happening; and to ascertain what suggestions are being canvassed... Bullying is a phenomenon you can actually locate far and wide. it's time that our point of view on bullying prolonged extra afield. In a fashion, this ebook is a trying out of the water. it's the first e-book that has tried to envision bullying comprehensively. If i'm correct in pondering that an exam of bullying as "the systematic abuse of energy" is a controversy that's of significant value to society at huge, then it's going to certainly be worthy to contemplate bullying in quite a lot of contexts: not just in colleges, the office and prisons, but additionally and particularly in the house, lengthy the protect of scholars of household violence.'
- Ken Rigby, from the Preface
This publication takes as its subject material bullying behaviour in quite a lot of settings, together with kindergartens, colleges, the office, in activities and prisons. studying bullying in each one of those components, it discusses replacement perspectives and views on bullying, aiding coverage makers and execs to coordinate their paintings and so take on the matter effectively.
Dr Ken Rigby attracts upon his huge learn into bullying in several international locations, societies and social contexts and considers many facets of victimisation inside of this wide point of view, including:
* the defining features of bullying
* the damage that bullying does
* the position of gender, race and culture
* kid's and adult's attitudes to, and perceptions of bullying
* present perspectives on tools of prevention and intervention
This multi-faceted exploration can help to deepen realizing of bullying in its many manifestations. It additionally presents sensible and demanding dialogue of prompt methods of tackling bullying for pros facing it of their box, delivering beneficial advice in battling an ever-present problem.