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‘This extraordinarily comprehensive book authored by the leading international authority in the field integrates research, theory and practice on the topic of school bullying. In an already research saturated field Peter Smith's writing captures the humanity of why this topic strikes such a chord in the community. He reminds us in a thoughtful, practical and caring manner why we must continue to advocate on all levels for those impacted by bullying.’

—Professor Phillip T. Slee, Flinders University, Australia

‘Understanding School Bullying offers a refreshingly clear account of the wealth of insights gained over a quarter of a century of research. As Smith's comprehensive review convincingly shows, much has been learned and much of this has been put to good use in improving children's wellbeing. This is surely ...

How We Can Find Out about Bullying
How we can find out about bullying

I think that is such stuff that you keep to yourself.

Well I don't trust her because she says that it is confidential but I don't believe her.

We reported it to the school … so it stopped in the end.

(quotes from Swedish pupils, aged 14 years, from Slonje, Smith & Frisén, 2013)

It is not always easy to access information on school bullying, but it is ...

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