Power in Their Hands: The Outcomes of the Acting Against Bullying Research Project

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Title Power in Their Hands: The Outcomes of the Acting Against Bullying Research Project
Author Burton, Bruce Victor; O'Toole, John
Journal Name Applied Theatre Researcher/IDEA Journal
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Australia
Publisher The Center for Applied Theatre Researcher
Abstract Bullying in schools is an ongoing issue of international concern and, despite more than three decades of concerted attempts in many countries to deal with it, extensive research continues to reveal increasing levels of persistent bullying — with serious consequences for students — in schools worldwide. This article reports on the outcomes of an innovative applied theatre research project that, over a decade, used a combination of process drama and forum theatre interwoven with peer teaching to empower students of all ages to manage the bullying situations they encounter in their schools. Earlier phases of this project were reported on in the Applied Theatre Researcher, vol. 3 (O'Toole and Burton, 2002). The more recent successful outcomes of the project and the constraints and problems encountered in the research are analysed here.
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Volume 10
Page from 1
Page to 15
ISSN 1443-1726
Date Accessioned 2010-02-23
Language en_AU
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Education
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/30914
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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