The Young Adult's Guide to Stop Bullying

The Young Adult's Guide to Stop Bullying

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Overview

Forty percent of U.S. Students Voluntarily Report being involved in bullying - as bullies or as victims - according to a national study. In this book, you will learn why bullying occurs. We'll get at the root causes for it as well as why some students are victimized and why others are vicious. You will learn about cyber bullying, phone or note bullying, group bullying, teacher bullying, and sports bullying. You deserve to go to school free from intimidation. Help make your school bully-free by using the information contained in this all-inclusive book. If you are interested in learning essentially everything there is to know about stopping bullies and their actions, then this book is for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601389886
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company FL
Publication date: 10/30/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.08(d)
Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

What Is Bullying? 12

What Is Cyberbullying? 16

Part I You're Being Bullied 21

Chapter 1 Why Am I Bullied? 23

You're New 25

You're Smart 28

You're Vulnerable 32

You're Physically Different 34

You're in the LGBT Community 37

You're a Minority 39

You're Religious 40

You're Disabled 43

You're Poor (Or Too Rich) 45

You're a Girl 47

Chapter 2 Effect of Being Bullied 51

Chronic Trauma and PTSD 52

Short-Term Effects 53

Memory Loss 53

Bad Grades 57

Violence 57

Chapter 3 How to Defend Yourself Against Bullies 59

Stop the Teasing 59

Speak Up 62

Stop Cyberbulling 63

Stop School Bus Bullying 64

Don't Send Inappropriate Content 65

Laugh at the Bully 67

Don't Play the Bully's Game 67

Avoid the Bully 68

Position Yourself 68

Speak Smartly 69

Tell Someone You Trust 70

Chapter 4 Celebrity Case Studies 73

Christina Aguilera 74

Michael Phelps 77

Prince Harry 78

Jessica Alba 81

Mila Kunis 83

Chris Rock 84

Jennifer Lawrence 87

Miley Cyrus 88

Taylor Swift 91

Barack Obama 93

Part II You See Bullying 95

Chapter 5 Your Role as a Bystander 97

Bullying Myths 97

Being a Hurtful Bystander 99

Why Bystanders Don't Act 102

Chapter 6 Effects on Bystanders 107

Drugs and Alcohol Abuse 107

Mental Health Problems 108

Skipping School 108

Chapter 7 Mating, a Change 109

Be a Friend 110

Include the Victim 111

Tell an Adult 111

Suggest Change 111

Start a Campaign 112

Chapter 8 Famous Case Studies 119

The Holocaust (1933-1945) 119

Richmond High School Incident (2009) 123

The Murder of Kitty Genovese (1964) 124

The Eagle Buddies (2006) 124

Part III You're a Bully 127

Chapter 9 Why Are You a Bully? 131

Mental Illness 131

A "Disconnect" in Childhood Development 133

Bullies for Parents 134

Craving Power and Attention 136

Chapter 10 Effect of Being a Bully 139

Violence 139

Mental Health 141

Education 142

Chapter 11 How to Stop Being a Bully 145

Increase Your Emotional Intelligence 145

Ditch Labels 146

Remind Yourself Why 146

See a Counselor 147

Relieve Your Stress 148

Realize the Impact of Bullying 150

Chapter 12 Famous Case Studies 153

Columbine 153

Virginia Tech 154

Charles Manson 155

Conclusion 161

Appendix A Bullying Statistics 163

National Statistics 163

Bullying Statistics 2010 Report 165

Cyberbulling Statistics 166

Bullycide Statistics 167

Gay Bullying Statistics 167

Appendix B A Checklist for Your School 169

Appendix C A Student's Anti-Bullying Pledge 173

Appendix D Bullying Laws 175

References 179

Glossary 185

Index 193

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