TITLE

WHY PSYCHOLOGY IS FAILING TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF BULLYING

AUTHOR(S)
Kalman, Israel C.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
International Journal on World Peace;Jun2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reducing bullying among students has become a major goal of schools in the modern world, yet little progress is being made and bullying is said to be a growing problem. Several metanalyses of the research on school anti-bullying programs have shown that these programs have little benefit and often make the problem worse. The purpose of this article is to explain the reason for the unimpressive results of our anti-bullying efforts: we have been taking a legal/law enforcement approach to the problem rather than a scientific/psychological approach.
ACCESSION #
88074504

 

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