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School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper


Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings of isolation, depression, and increased risk of suicide attempts. This book is unique in utilizing a larger cultural context and international perspective that broadens the traditional conceptualization of bullying and that promotes creative approaches to a seemingly intractable and complex problem. In addition, ... More

Keywords: bullying, school violence, chronic bullying, truancy, self-esteem, depression, suicide, power, bullies, peer witnesses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199859597
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859597.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David R. Dupper, author
University of Tennessee