Table of contents for Bullying, victimization, and peer harassment : a handbook of prevention and intervention / Joseph E. Zins, Maurice J. Elias, Charles A. Maher, editors.

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CONTENTS
About the Editors
Contributors
Acknowledgments
SECTION I: THEORY AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
Chapter 1. Prevention and Intervention in Victimization, Bullying, and Peer Harassment in the Schools: Theory, Research, and Practice
 Joseph E. Zins 
 Maurice J. Elias
 Charles A. Maher
 
A Pervasive and Serious Issue for Mental Health 
 and Academic Achievement in School
Research Findings
Directions for Research and Practice
Lord of the Flies Revisited in Our Schools?
Brief Overview of Book
Chapter 2. Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Assessment and Intervention with School Bullies
 Árni Víkingur Sveinsson 
 Richard J. Morris
Definitional Issues
Assessment Issues
Intervention Issues
Conclusions and Future Directions for Research
SECTION II: EMPIRICAL RESEARCH 
AND OTHER IMPORTANT EVIDENCE
Chapter 3. Dynamics of Peer Victimization in Early Adolescents: Results from a Four-Year Longitudinal Study
 Jennifer J. Paul 
 Antonius H.N. Cillessen
Stability of Victimization
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 4. The Association of Bullying and Victimization with Middle School Adjustment
 Tonja R. Nansel 
 Denise L. Haynie
 Bruce G. Simons-Morton
Introduction
Review of Relevant Literature
Methods
Results
Discussion
Chapter 5. Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Bullying in Middle School Youth: A Developmental Examination Across the Bully/Victim Continuum
 Susan M. Swearer 
 Paulette Tam Cary
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 6. A Cluster Analytic Investigation of Victimization Profiles Among High School Students: Are Profiles Associated with Differentially Associated with Psychological Symptoms and School Belonging?
 Melissa K. Holt
 Dorothy L. Espelage
Introduction
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 7. Immigrant Children in Austria: Aggressive Behavior and Friendship Patterns in Multicultural School Classes
 Dagmar Strohmeier
 Christiane Spiel
Problematic Interethnic Interactions: Peer Aggression
Method
Instruments
Results
Problematic Interethnic Interactions
Cooperative Forms of Interethnic Interactions
Discussion
Chapter 8. Peer Victimization in Middle School: When Self- and Peer View Diverge
 Sandra Graham 
 Amy Bellmore 
 Jaana Juvonen
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 9. Developmental Trajectories of Victimization: Identifying Risk and Protective Factors
 Suzanne Goldbaum
 Wendy M. Craig 
 Debra Pepler 
 Jennifer Connolly
Intrapersonal Characteristics of Victims
Method
Results
Group Differences
Implications and Intervention
SECTION III: EMPIRICALLY VALIDATED 
AND PROMISING PREVENTIVE 
AND SUPPORTIVE INTERVENTIONS
Chapter 10. Targeting Bystanders: Evaluating a Violence Prevention Program for ¿Nonviolent¿ Adolescents
 Harry S. Freeman
 Grace A. Mims
Introduction
Program Description
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 11. Viennese Social Competence Training for Students
 Moira Atria
 Christiane Spiel
School-based Violence Prevention
Bullying as a Group Process
Social Information-Processing Theory
ViSC Training
Program Structure and Curriculum Components
Evaluation of ViSC Training
Results of the Evaluation
Discussion
Chapter 12. Using a Participatory Action Research Model to Create a School-Based Intervention Program for Relationally Aggressive Girls -- The Friend to Friend Program
 Stephen S. Leff
 Jennifer Angelucci
 Amy B. Goldstein
 LeeAnn Cardaciotto
 Brooke Paskewich
 Michael B. Grossman
Introductory Section
Review of Relevant Literature
Description of Application
Conclusion and Recommendations
Chapter 13. A Story Guided Peer Group Intervention for Reducing Bullying and Victimization in Schools
 Hedwig Teglasi
 Stephanie Rahill
 Lee Rothman
Introduction
Stories: Theoretical and empirical considerations
Description of the application
Results
Conclusions
Chapter 14. Interventions for Children Victimized by Bullies
 Maury Nation
Why are interventions for victims needed?
Review of Relevant Literature
Conclusions and Recommendations
Chapter 15. Peer Rejected and Bullied Children: A Safe Schools Initiative for Elementary School Students
 Melissa E. DeRosier
Peer Relationships
Peer Problems and School Violence
Safe Schools Initiatives
Assessment
Social Skills Group Intervention (SSGRIN)
Prior Effectiveness Research on SSGRIN
SS/HS Implementation of SSGRIN
Evaluation Results 
Conclusion
SECTION V: GUIDELINES FOR PRACTICE: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 16. Sexual Harassment and the Cultures of Childhood: Developmental, Domestic Violence, and Legal Perspectives
 Philip C. Rodkin
 Karla Fischer
Developmental Perspectives: Gender, Aggression, and Status in Children¿s School Societies
Gender and Aggression in Domestic Violence: Applications to Peer Sexual Harassment
Conclusion
Chapter 17. The Mental Health Professional¿s Role in Understanding, Preventing, and Responding to Student Sexual Harassment
 Ellie L. Young 
 Linda M. Raffaele Mendez
Defining Sexual Harassment
Gay and Lesbian Issues
Prevalence of Sexual Harrassment
Developmental Issues
Procedural and Legal Issues
Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention Strategies
Conclusion
 
 
Chapter 18. Bullying is Power: Implications for School-Based Intervention Strategies
 Tracy Vaillancourt 
 Shelley Hymel
 Patricia McDougal
Method
Results
Discussion
Chapter 19. Correlates of School Victimization: Implications for Prevention and Intervention 
 Noel A. Card
 Jenny Isaacs
 Ernest V. E. Hodges
Correlates of School Victimization: Concurrent and Longitudinal Links
Interactive Processes Among Correlates
Implications for Prevention and Intervention
Future Directions
SECTION VI: SCHOOLWIDE APPROACHES
Chapter 20. Changing the Contexts of Peer Victimization: The Effects of a Primary Prevention Program on School and Classroom Levels of Victimization 
 Tom Woods
 Kim Coyle
 Wendy Hoglund
 Bonnie Leadbeater
Background Research
Description of the WITS Rock Solid Program
Evaluation of the Program¿s Feasibility
Measures
Results
Conclusions and Recommendations
Chapter 21. Teasing, Taunting, Bullying, Harassment, and Aggression: A Schoolwide Approach to Prevention, Strategic Intervention, and Crisis Management
 Howard M. Knoff
Introduction
Review of Relevant Literature
Description of the Application
Results
Conclusion and Recommendations 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

School violence -- Prevention.
Bullying in schools -- Prevention.