- "A coherent, heartbreaking narrative of how bullying works." - The Boston Globe - "The author writes with clarity and compassion... offers an opportunity for us to examine, discuss, and consider the world." - Kirkus Reviews - "Resists pop-psychology profiling... a searing indcitment of the cultures of cruelty, entitlement and indifference." - Michael Kimmel, author of Guyland - "Exceptionally readable, abundant examples, and full of salient suggestions." - James W. Messerschmidt, author of Hegemonic Masculinities and Camouflaged Politics - "Riveting and powerful... Amazing and hopeful... Poignant and timely... A must read." - Liz Murray, author of Breaking Night - "This powerful, necessary book... Illuminates a very dark problem, and proposes solutions." - Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon - "A compelling case." - Publishers Weekly - "An exceedingly thorough analysis." - New York Journal of Books - "Destined to emerge as an important text." - CHOICE - "A scholarly, insightful commentary... highly recommended." - VOYA "A remarkably accessible book and... An important tool." - Metapsychology
About the Author
Jessie Klein is Assistant Professor of Sociology/Criminal Justice at Adelphi University. Over the last two decades, she also led and administered high school guidance programs. She served as a supervisor, school social worker, college adviser, social studies teacher, substance abuse prevention counselor and conflict resolution coordinator. Her writing appears in scholarly journals as well as popular media. She is available for speaking events; and offers consultations for schools interested in building compassionate communities leading to more peaceful, effective and productive education environments.