John Marsden’s views on parenting and bullying

The Young Adult author John Marsden – whose best known for the Tomorrow, When the War Began series – has come under controversy for his statements about child rearing, in particular his statement that bullying is a “feedback” mechanism for kids with “unlikeable behaviours.” 

To discuss Marsden’s views on parenting, we’re joined by Dr Mandie Shean, Lecturer of Education at Edith Cowan University.

You can read Dr Shean’s article on the subject at The Conversation.

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