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Peer Harassment in School The Plight of the Vulnerable and Victimized by

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Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English


  • Bullying,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Schools,
  • Students & Student Life,
  • Education,
  • Peer Pressure,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • School discipline,
  • Behavior Management,
  • Educational Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Child Psychology,
  • School Psychology,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving,
  • Aggressiveness in children,
  • Conflict management,
  • Harassment in schools

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJaana Juvonen (Editor), Sandra Graham (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8734223M
ISBN 101572306270
ISBN 109781572306271

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  Peer Harassment in School book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many youngsters are targets of verbal and physical abuse or soci Format: Ebook. Humiliation, taunting, threats, social ostracism by classmates—these are common school experiences encountered around the world. Survey data reveal that anywhere from 40% to 80% of students report that they personally have been the targets of such peer hostilities at school. For practitioners, the book is a call to action, particularly at the school-wide level, focusing on reducing the substantial social/emotional harm done to perpetrators, bystanders, and especially, victims. Bullying, Peer Harassment, and Victimization in the Schools provides vital information on. In summary, this book provides a state-of-the-art summary of research on peer harassment in schools written primarily for those doing research in the field. In most chapters, authors discuss the methods used in at least one of their own studies and the results of the study.

victimization at school, there is no question that peer harassment is a prob-lem shared by children and adolescents across cultures. And the recent rash of school shootings in the United States, some apparently traced to a long history of peer abuse, is a stark reminder that peer-directed hostility cuts across race, class, and geographical. Findings are presented on the correlates and consequences of harassment, from peer rejection to compromized mental and physical health, as well as its role in peer group dynamics. Highlighting the practical implications of research, the volume discusses a number of school-based prevention and intervention approaches. This chapter was adapted from “Bullying, Other Forms of Peer Harassment, and Vic timization in the Schools: Issues for School Psychology Research and Practice” by Maurice J. Elias and Joseph E. Zins, Journal of Applied School Psychology, , 19(2), pp. The book's introduction (Dan Olweus) offers a critical analysis of bullying or peer victimization and highlights some important issues. The book is then organized into four parts, covering conceptual and methodological issues, subtypes and age-related changes in peer harassment, correlates and consequences of peer harassment, and other Cited by:

Peer harassment, psychological adjustment, and school functioning in early adolescence Article in Journal of Educational Psychology 92(2) June with . Notes that Juvonen and Graham's edited work brings together perspectives on peer harassment from eight different countries in articles ranging from a focus on the individual as victim or bully to group processes that support peer harassment in school, and theoretical perspectives. Considers the book valuable for scholars interested in peer relations and the phenomenon of peer Author: Elizabeth A. Lemerise. Developmental Context of Peer Harassment in Early Adolescence: The Role of Puberty and the Peer Group / Wendy M. Craig, Debra Pepler and Jennifer Connolly / [et al.] III. Correlates and Consequences of Peer Harassment ; Toward a Process View of Peer Rejection and Harassment / Michel Boivin, Shelley Hymel and Ernest V. E. Hodges ; Get this from a library! Bullying, peer harassment, and victimization in the schools: the next generation of prevention. [Maurice J Elias; Joseph E Zins;] -- Presents an analysis of research on harassment, bullying, and victimization, and documents this type of harassment both inside and outside the United States.