1. The Current Situation

  1. Ken Rigby

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118362648.ch1

Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches

Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches

How to Cite

Rigby, K. (2012) The Current Situation, in Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118362648.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118345887

Online ISBN: 9781118362648

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Keywords:

  • interventions in perspective;
  • bullying and the current situation, The Choice of Six;
  • bullying in schools as a hot issue, a matter of public controversy;
  • emotional ‘brutalitarian’ knowing full well what the bully is like;
  • bullying, and what schools can offer;
  • schools' modular role to prevent bullying occurring, before intervention;
  • agreed school anti-bullying policy, pro-social behavior encouraged;
  • drawing from Darwinian theory, extreme and questionable extrapolation;
  • rise of cyber bullying, adding a new dimension to peer victimization;
  • serious imbalance of attention, been given to aspects of the problem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why is Bullying so Difficult to Stop?

  • The Case for a much Greater Emphasis upon How to Intervene in Cases of Bullying in Schools

  • The Choice of Six

  • Summary

  • Endnotes