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By SuEllen Fried

Fried and Sosland convey their mixed reports jointly to provide a blueprint to minimize the soreness, rage and revenge cycle of bullying. Their suggestions were captured from hands-on interplay with educators, mom and dad and scholars. Their premise comes from the apocryphal village that's being ravaged by means of dysentery. Do you deal with every body for his or her intestinal problems or do you install a sewer procedure? Do you're employed with each one person scholar or do you alter a tradition that hosts cruelty. are you able to do either? The center of the ebook is the scholar Empowerment consultation that has been crafted and sophisticated over fifteen years. This conscientiously prepared, strong process of questions has effected dramatic adjustments in kid's insights approximately their habit. The e-book additionally explores subject matters which come with cyberbullying, young ones with disabilities, "mean girls," academics who're bullies, mom and dad who refuse to just accept that their kids are bullies, and educational vs. social emotional studying issues to aid readers switch the tradition and banish bully habit.

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Their book focuses on how the social system of the school plays a decisive role in the process of bullying, sexual harassment, and emotional violence in the lives of children and youth. It includes analyses of special themes for parents, teenagers, and professionals. For example, for parents, an important theme is the need to accept the reality that there is bullying, harassment, and emotional violence in today’s schools and use this awareness to form an alliance with other concerned parents and approach the school system together, starting with the principal.

Imagine a young person who is confronted daily with ridicule and humiliation, with torment and physical abuse, with isolation and ostracism from his/her peers. Combine this with duration of time, an increasing level of contempt, an insurmountable balance of power, a lack of protection from adults in authority and we can understand how the anger accumulates and can turn to rage. Especially when they are exposed to dysfunctional parental role models and a profusion of media images that portray seething anger.

Tom Koerner’s response to our idea for this book was immediate and sustaining. His sound advice served us well as our book evolved. Maera Stratton was always available when needed and expanded our thinking about our roles as co-authors. Lynda Phung brought all the pieces together and skillfully guided us through the production stage. Rita Blitt and Norman Polsky have given national and international visibility to the concept of kindness and Ihave benefited greatly from their creativity and generosity.

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