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ERIC Number: ED527279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 120
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-4954-0
ISSN: N/A
Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools
Meyer, Elizabeth J.
Teachers College Press
While there have been countless studies of bullying and harassment in schools, none have examined the key gender issues related to these behaviors. In her new book, Meyer does just that and offers readers tangible and flexible suggestions to help them positively transform the culture of their school and reduce the incidences of gendered harassment. The text features sections that speak specifically to administrators, teachers, counselors, student leaders, and community and family members. Integrating research, theory, and practical ideas connected to issues of sex, gender, sexual orientation, bullying, and harassment, this timely book: (1) Defines important terms, such as bullying, (hetero)sexual harassment, sexual-orientation harassment, and harassment because of gender nonconformity; (2) Provides an easy-to-read overview of the legal issues involved in addressing gender and harassment in schooling; (3) Offers an annotated list of educational resources on homophobia, sexual harassment, and bullying, as well as a detailed checklist of steps to aid educators reduce gendered harassment in their schools. [Foreword by Lyn Mikel Brown.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents; Students; Counselors; Administrators
Language: English
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