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
- Emphasizes the crucial role student bystanders can play in countering bullying, and how to promote positive bystander behaviors
- 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