by Norah Piehl


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Behind each policy debate over welfare reform, AIDS funding, and hate crime laws are the people struggling with poverty, illness, and discrimination. While the experts cite statistics and employ rhetoric about drug abuse, crime, and child abuse, individuals confront the horrors of addiction and the trauma of victimization.

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ISBN-13: 9780737738339
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 04/03/2009
Series: Social Issues Firsthand Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 12

Chapter 1 Voices of Victims and Perpetrators

1 Teasing and Bullying Start Early Jane Katch 17

2 Confessions of a Boy Dancer Rhee Gold 23

3 The Cold Shoulder Carolyn Magner 27

4 Bullied to Death Rochelle Sides 34

5 From Bullied to Bully Rachel Simmons 38

6 Why I Used to Be a Bully Angus Watson 43

Chapter 2 Bullying Beyond the Basics

1 Bullying in Medicine Anonymous 48

2 Conversations with an Adult Bully Mark Goulston 51

3 Teachers Can Be Bullied, Too Anonymous 58

4 Mean Girls Never Grow Up Victoria A. Brownworth 63

5 Just a Little Pro-Bullying Katrina Onstad 68

Chapter 3 Overcoming the Effects of Bullying

1 A Survivor's Story Lorie A. Johnson 74

2 Finding Self-Acceptance Jason Shen 82

3 The Dodgeball Wars Ayelet Waldman 86

Organizations to Contact 92

For Further Research 98

Index 101

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