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Klein, Jessie
The bully society : school shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools / Jessie Klein
Alternate Title School shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools
New York : New York University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF637.B85 K584 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Bullying -- United States
Bullying in schools -- United States
School shootings -- United States
School discipline -- United States
Physical Description xi, 307 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-285) and index
Contents 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
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
Series Intersections : transdisciplinary perspectives on genders and sexualities
Intersections (New York, N.Y.)

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