Findings from an international network
Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...
Published November 11th 2013 by Psychology Press
Bullying affects the lives of many children: some are victims, some take part in bullying others, and many are, to a greater or lesser extent, onlookers or witnesses of bullying behaviours. Usually seen as something that happens in schools and amongst peers, the advent of cyberbullying by mobile...
Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
The product of a world center of excellence in teaching and medical and surgical practice, this handbook combines the advantages of a colour atlas with those of a short textbook covering clinical features, epidemiology, investigations, and differential diagnosis. Illustrations include clinical...
Published December 29th 2006 by CRC Press
An International Perspective
The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grand-parents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grand-children. This book redresses the balance and uses life-span...
Published September 2nd 2003 by Routledge
The Response in Europe
Violence in schools is a pervasive, highly emotive and, above all, global problem. Bullying and its negative social consequences are of perennial concern, while the media regularly highlights incidences of violent assault - and even murder - occurring within schools. This unique and fascinating...
Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge
Theory and Application
The Family System Test (FAST), developed by Thomas M. Gehring, is an important new tool for investigating family relations. Based on the structural-systemic theory of families, it is a figural technique for representing emotional bonds (cohesion) and hierarchical structures in the family or similar...
Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge
Series: Major Themes in Education
This set is comprised of four volumes, covering the following topics:* Schools, teachers and parents * Pupils and learning * The school curriculum * School behaviour and the school peer group The selected pieces include review articles as well as original studies. Selections includes contributions...
Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge
A Cross-National Perspective
The Nature of School Bullying provides a unique world-wide perspective on how different countries have conceptualized the issue of school bullying, what information has been gathered, and what interventions have been carried out. Written and compiled by well known experts in the field, it provides...
Published December 17th 1998 by Routledge
A practical handbook for teachers
This comprehensive collection of essays provides a series of highly practical guidelines which schools can implement themselves. Step-by-step advice is given on developing a whole-school policy which is generally seen as the essential nucleus of effective action. The book also suggests methods for...
Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge