by Tamara L. Roleff

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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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 websites, a bibliography and thorough subject index round out each volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737756920
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 02/03/2012
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Cyberbullying Is a Serious Problem Ted Feinberg Nicole Robey 10

2 The Problem of Bullying Has Been Exaggerated Beverly Flaxington as told to Michael F. Shaughnessy 16

3 Bullying Is Not a Rite of Passage for Youth Michelle Obama Barack Obama 23

4 Cyberbullying Is Worse than Regular Bullying Sarah Gibbard Cook 32

5 Cyberbullying Should Be a Federal Crime Lauren Barack 39

6 Cyberbullying Should Not Be a Federal Crime Louie Gohmert 43

7 Criminalizing Cyberbullying Would Be Ineffective Larry Downes 49

8 Only Adults Who Bully Children Online Should Be Prosecuted Berin Szoka 57

9 New Laws Are Not Needed to Combat Cyberbullying William Creeley 64

10 Education Can Help Prevent Cyberbullying Debbie Wasserman Schultz 70

11 Schools and Parents Must Work Together to Stop Cyberbullying Emily Bazelon 76


What You Should Know About Cyberbullying 82

What You Should Do About Cyberbullying 85

Organizations to Contact 90

Bibliography 95

Index 98

Picture Credits 102

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