Confronting school bullying : kids, culture, and the making of a social problem /

"Is bullying an innocent part of growing up ... or a serious problem requiring large-scale policy remedies? What is behind our rapidly changing perceptions of "acceptable" behavior? And when is the remedy worse than the problem? In their in-depth view of school bullying, Jeffrey Cohen...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cohen, Jeffrey W.
Other Authors: Brooks, Robert Andrew
Format: Book
Published: Boulder Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2014.
Series:Social problems, social constructions.
Table of Contents:
  • Bullying and the shifting construction of a social problem
  • Bullying as an individual pathology
  • From personal pathology to collective crisis
  • From collective crisis to collective failure
  • Gender and social control
  • Constructing the gay victim
  • The anti-bullying industry
  • Finding comfort in complexity
  • Appendix: Methodology.