5. Strengthening the Victim

  1. Ken Rigby

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118362648.ch5

Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches

Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches

How to Cite

Rigby, K. (2012) Strengthening the Victim, in Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118362648.ch5

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:

  • strengthening the victim;
  • teachers/counselors, bullying avoided in becoming less vulnerable;
  • raising self-esteem of the victim, with school intervention less;
  • victims of school bullying, in offering an effective defense;
  • strengthening a victim, conceived as a long-term project;
  • resilience, as antidote to demoralization with things getting tough;
  • safer and acceptable mode of responding to bullying, as ‘fogging’;
  • fogging, as of the victim doing the opposite to what a bully expects;
  • intended victim, to stand firm, refuse intimidation, the bully in the eye;
  • working with and ‘strengthening the victim,’ in complementing other methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Strategies

  • Critique

  • The Future

  • Endnotes