By Peter K. Smith, Debra Pepler, Ken Rigby

Bullying in colleges is the 1st comparative account of the foremost intervention tasks opposed to tuition bullying which were conducted through educationalists and researchers because the Nineteen Eighties, throughout Europe, North the United States and Australasia. engaged on the main that we will be able to examine from good fortune in addition to failure, this ebook examines the procedures in addition to the results, and seriously assesses the most likely purposes for achievement or failure. With contributions from top researchers within the box, it's a big addition to the present debate on tackling this distressing challenge.

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And Sharp, S. ) (1994). School bullying: Insights and perspectives. London: Routledge. Smith, P. , and Slee, P. ) (1999). The nature of school bullying: A cross-national perspective. London: Routledge. Spiel, C. (2000). Gewalt in der Schule: T¨ater – Opfer, Pr¨avention – Intervention. In E. Tatzer, S. Pflanzer, and R. ), Schlimm verletzt. Schwierige Kinder und Jugendliche in Theorie und Praxis. Vienna: Krammer. Tattum, D. P. (1993). What is bullying? In D. ), Understanding and managing bullying.

2 The Olweus Bullying Prevention Programme: design and implementation issues and a new national initiative in Norway Dan Olweus The need for evidence-based intervention programmes As bully/victim problems have gradually been placed on the official school agenda in many countries, a number of suggestions about their handling and prevention have been proposed. Some of these suggestions and approaches seem ill-conceived or maybe even counter-productive, such as an excessive focus on changing the victims’ behaviour to make them less vulnerable to bullying.

L. (1999). The teacher research movement: A decade later. Educational Researcher, 28, 15–25. Cook, T. D. and Campbell, D. T. (1979). Quasi-experimentation. Chicago: Rand McNally. Dishion, T. , and Poulin, F. (1999). When interventions harm: Peer groups and problem behavior. American Psychologist, 54, 755–64. Elliott, D. (1999). Editor’s introduction. In D. Olweus and S. Limber, Blueprints for violence prevention: Bullying Prevention Program. Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.

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