This title in the Hot Topic series explores the complex issue of Bullying. During the past two decades, bullying has become a frequent media topic. Recent high-profile cases that resulted in tragic ends have galvanized parents, educators, and public policy leaders to further investigate bullying and lessen its hold on social institutions throughout America. This book explores the characteristics of those who bully and why, those who often fall victim to such abuse and why, the causes of bullying, the physical and psychological impact of bullying, and how bullying can be prevented.
Features & Benefits
- Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion.
- Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in this series.