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Author Klein, Jessie.

Title The bully society : school shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools / Jessie Klein.

Publication Info. New York, NY : New York University, [2012]
©2012
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  302.343 KLE    ON HOLDSHELF
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Description xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-285) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction: the gender police -- Social status wars -- Masculinity and white supremacy -- Violence against girls -- Gay bashing -- Girl bashing -- Cyber-bullying -- Adult bullies -- The bully economy -- America is from Mars, Europe is from Venus -- Creating kinder schools and cyberspaces -- Conclusion: from a bully society to compassionate communities -- Appendix: methodology -- Notes -- Index -- About the author.
Summary Argues that the rise in school violence is the consequence of a society that promotes and encourages aggressive and competitive behavior, and proposes ways to transcend these destructive trends and stress compassion over bullying.
Subject Bullying.
Bullying in schools.
School shootings.
School discipline.
ISBN 9780814748886 (cl : alk. paper)
0814748880 (cl : alk. paper)
Standard No. 7308345
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