Cyber-Bullying: Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the Home by Shaheen ShariffCyber-Bullying: Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the Home by Shaheen Shariff

Cyber-Bullying: Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the Home

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Paperback | November 4, 2008

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This book looks in depth at the emerging issue of cyber-bullying. Written by one of the few experts on the topic, "Cyber-Bullying" develops guidelines for teachers, head teachers and administrators regarding the extent of their obligations to prevent and reduce cyber-bullying. The book also highlights ways in which schools can network with parents, police, technology providers and community organizations to provide support systems for victims (and perpetrators) of cyber-bullying.
Now teaching at McGill University, Montreal,Shaheen Shariffcomes from a background in educational law and policy studies. Increasingly she is seen as the global expert on the topic of cyber-bullying.
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Title:Cyber-Bullying: Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the HomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.85 inPublished:November 4, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415424917

ISBN - 13:9780415424912

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Table of Contents

Dedication in Memory of Hamed Nastoh  1. Cyber-Space: Battleground or Opportunity?  2. Profile of Traditional and Cyber-Bullying  3. A Transnational Snapshot  4. Shaping Gender Roles at Home and on the Internet  5. Controlling Kid's Spaces  6. Stakeholder Power  7. Balancing Free Expression: Privacy and Safety in Cyber-Space  8. Harmonious Solutions 

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'This book provides a fascinating and considered insight into a phenomenon advancing as almost as quickly as technology itself....the book offers many ways of joining together to combat cyber bullying, while providing a comprehensive and scholarly study of the subject.' - Children and Young People Now "Shariff (McGill U., Canada) examines the problem of cyber-bullying and describes how it differs from traditional bullying, and differences in the UK, US, Canada, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. She addresses the role of gender, and solutions that involve legislation and filtering technology, as well as the debates that students should have rights to freedom of expression and that parents should take responsibility. She details key factors such as influences on children's behavior, the power structure within school systems, and why typical approaches to address the problem don't work. She argues that students are reflecting society in their actions and that proactive responses need to be taken that educate them and involve parents and teachers, rather than mere punishment. She aims the book at educators, policy makers, parents, the media, and technology providers." -- Book News Inc., August 2008