Bullying and Hazing

Bullying and Hazing

by Jill Hamilton

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Students must often make informed decisions about serious issues that will affect the course of their lives. Smoking, drunk driving, and violence are just a few of these challenging issues. Focusing on topics of special concern to students, the Issues That Concern You series helps make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible. Each volume presents eight to twelve readings from a variety of perspectives that allow students to better understand and navigate the highlighted topic. Color photos, charts, graphs, tables and editorial cartoons reinforce information as well as present important statistical data. Each volume also includes factual analysis taken from a variety of government and research facilities, to tell students more of what they want to know about the issue. Relevant Web sites, a bibliography and thorough subject index round out each volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737741834
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/07/2008
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     5
What Bullying Is and How to Stop It   Jennifer Castle     8
Bullying Is a Symptom of a Larger Societal Problem   Lakshmi Chaudhry     21
Social and Cultural Violence Is Causing Girls to Bully   Deborah Prothrow-Stith   Howard Spivak     28
Schools Can Empower Kids to Stop Bullying   Dennis Murphy     33
Schools Do Not Do Enough to Stop Bullying   Juliette Hughes     40
Homophobic Bullying Is Bad for Everyone   Gerald Walton     45
Cyberbullying Is a Serious Problem   Helen A.S. Popkin     49
Adults Need to Protect Children from Cyberbullying   Dan Fox     54
New Rules Need to Be Made for Cyberbullying   Jonathan Turley     59
Cyberbullying Should Be Treated the Same as Traditional Bullying   Terry Freedman     65
Hazing Needs to Stop   Jana Lunceford     71
It Is Futile to Try to Stop Hazing   Bryan Yang     76
Sports Hazing Is Becoming a Bigger Problem   Tom Weir     81
Students Keep Hazing a Secret   Julie Ruvolo     89
What You Should Know About Bullying and Hazing     94
What You Should DoAbout Bullying and Hazing     97
Organizations to Contact     101
Bibliography     105
Index     108
Picture Credits     112

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