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And Words Can Hurt Forever : How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence - 02 edition

And Words Can Hurt Forever : How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence (ISBN10: 0743228987; ISBN13: 9780743228985)
ISBN13: 978-0743228985
ISBN10: 0743228987

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0743228992
ISBN10: 0743228995

Summary: In this groundbreaking work, James Garbarino, the bestselling author of Lost Boys, and Ellen deLara uncover the staggering extent and consequences of schoolyard bullying and classroom hostility, flat-out contradicting the nursery rhyme that "words can never hurt you." The authors then present evidence that teenagers -- hundreds of whom they interviewed -- have the solution to school violence, if only adults would listen.

Bullying has long been re ...show moregarded as a way of life. Ever since Columbine, however, student reactions to harassment and intimidation are, finally, driving parents to consider this phenomenon seriously. And Words Can Hurt Forever teaches parents to accept reality (bullying occurs daily), challenge old beliefs ("Kids will be kids" or "If I lived through it, so can they"), and ally with other parents to take on the school system. Revelatory and ultimately uplifting, And Words Can Hurt Forever doesn't just highlight the problem, but offers steps that can be taken -- must be taken -- to solve it. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: Free Press
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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