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Children behaving badly? : peer violence between children and young people

Author: Christine Barter; David Berridge
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Wiley series in child protection and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This publication directly addresses the complexity of peer violence from a range of disciplines and perspectives. The book provides important insights into theoretical understanding of the issue and produces significant and far-reaching implications for policy and practice developments.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Barter; David Berridge
ISBN: 9780470694404 0470694408 9780470727058 0470727055
OCLC Number: 661182905
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Peer violence in different contexts --
Understanding dimensions of "peer violence" in preschool settings : an exploration of key issues and questions / Jane Brown --
Understanding why children and young people engage in bullying at school / Helen Cowie --
Sibling abuse and bullying in childhood and adolescence : knowns and unknowns / Paul B Naylor, Laurie Petch, and Jenna Williams --
Young people, gangs, and street-based violence / Tara Young and Simon Hallsworth --
Peer violence in provision for children in care / Andrew Kendrick --
Different forms of peer violence --
Young men, violence and racism / Les Back --
A thoroughly gendered affair : teenage partner violence and exploitation / Christine Barter --
Children and young people with harmful sexual behaviours / Simon Hackett --
Homophobia and peer violence / Ian Rivers --
Understanding peer violence --
Impact of child maltreatment and domestic violence / Veronica Herrera and Jeffrey Stuewig --
Media representations of youth violence / Sharon L Nichols --
Boys, girls, and performing normative violence in schools : a gendered critique of bully discourses / Jessica Ringrose and Emma Renold --
Responding to peer violence --
Bullets, blades, and mean streets : youth violence and criminal justice failure / Peter Squires and Carlie Goldsmith --
Delivering preventive programmes in schools : identifying gender issues / Nicky Stanley, Jane Ellis and Jo Bell --
Conclusion / David Berridge and Christine Barter.
Series Title: Wiley series in child protection and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Barter and David Berridge.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) a989479
(Sirsi) 989479


Children Behaving Badly? presents a powerful challenge to commonly held beliefs about peer violence and portrays it as an important child welfare concern.  Read more...
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"It is, therefore, both a useful introduction to the conceptual and definitional issues relating to peer violence, as well as to the substantive issues relating to the individual chapter topics." Read more...

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