Perhaps the earliest Thai environmental activist monk is Ajahn Pongsak Techathamamoo, who in the early 1980s began working with villagers to restore the surrounding forests after decades of clear-cutting (Brown; Swearer
, Buddhist 126-128).
Espelage and Swearer
(2003) have chronicled lessons from past research highlighting the complexities associated with defining and assessing bullying, envisioning a continuum of bully-victim behaviors, and evaluating sex differences in aggression.
2015; Salmivalli, 2010; Swearer
& Hymel, 2015), the current study indicates that students with disabilities may be entrenched within the bullying dynamic.
, who started making public sculptures as a teenager when he created the 40-foot-long iron iguana "Iggy'' for the Science Museum of Minnesota in St.
, Espelage, and Napolitano address a systems approach for change, one familiar to most social workers, challenging us to use our own data to inform best practice decisions in our schools for developing bullying prevention and intervention strategies.
See also, Donald Swearer
, The Buddhist world of Southeast Asia (Albany,
Espelage & Swearer
, 2003; Swearer
& Doll, 2001).
, "Dhammic Socialism," in Bhikkhu Buddhadasa, Dhammic Socialism, 23.
Yet, Buddhists themselves, as Donald Swearer
has pointed out, have redefined nirvana, so that, for some contemporary practitioners, it "tends to be interpreted primarily as a nonattached way of being in the world that affects how we act, rather than as an extraordinary and difficult-to-achieve state of enlightenment.
Jean, Karen Reid and Nick Swearer
will be on display through March 2.
Now Russell has admitted: "It's true, myself and Britain's favourite swearer
are doing a radio special on football.
illustrates another aspect of the fecundity of the relics: their textualization.
Extending the influence of the syncretic model, Donald Swearer
has characterized the popular religious systems in Buddhist Southeast Asia (especially Thailand) as an 'inclusive syncretism' in which the 'seeming contradictions' between the highest ideals and goals of Theravada Buddhism and the living popular traditions 'are necessarily intertwined'.
2001; Stark, Ostrander, Kurowski, Swearer
, & Bowen, 1995).