The Bully Society

The Bully Society

School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America’s Schools


by Jessie Klein

Published by: NYU Press

318 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781479860944
  • Published: August 2013


  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814748886
  • Published: March 2012



·         “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