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Bullying Evolution: Cyber-bullying - ... This was the case with Tyler Clementi. Tyler was embarrassed, humiliated and his private life put on display for all to see. According to the Cyber bullying Research Center founded in 2010, “the kind of mental anguish cyber bullying can cause can lead to severe depression and ultimately suicide” (CPR). Tyler has not been the only victim of cyber bully which led to suicide. On January 14, 2010, Phoebe Prince a student in Massachusetts after she was assaulted both physically and online succumbed to severe depression and eventually suicide (Bazelon)....   [tags: Bullying]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Perhaps the bully added “funny” music to an embarrassing video, or created a collage of unflattering photos. Interest is renewed and the suffering of the victim begins again. Teens today have grown up in the age of technology, they understand that future employers are just as likely to “Google” them as they are to check their references. The weight of this knowledge weighs heavily on them as they read the spiteful words and watch the hurtful images time after time, driving some victims to suicide....   [tags: Bullying ]
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Cyberbullying: The New Form of Bullying - ... 40 percent of parents admit to checking their child’s browser history (“Study”). Some parents talk to their kids about if they have heard if any kids are send injurious messages (Alkins). Winkler warns teens to be cautious on whom they give their password or screen names to. Alkins also gives the same warning by tell parents to tell their kids to never give out personal information. She also says to delete cyber bullies from their accounts and never open a message from someone they are strangers with (Alkins)....   [tags: Internet, Sociology, cyber bullying]
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Bullying in Schools - Cowardice asks the question: is it safe. Expediency asks the question: is it politic. Vanity asks the question: is it popular. But conscience asks the question: is it right. And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular – but one must take it because it is right. Martin Luther King Bullying in Schools  Typically, bullying is thought of as aggressive behavior on the part of one child, directed toward another; however, playful tussling or normal childhood conflicts can be characterized the same way, resulting in mislabeling and misunderstanding of the problem....   [tags: Bullies Bullying 2014]
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The Time is Now: End Bullying - ... “Braniac.” “Geek.” “Teacher’s Pet.” “Jerk.” And the obscenities continue on. After reading the note, you run home and become depressed about going to school. You become anxious due to the fear of seeing another one of the notes. The paranoia becomes so strong, that you have to drop out of public school and “escape” to cyber-school, where you can no longer be bullied by the girls sitting behind you. Indirect bullying takes a serious toll on other students, especially when a student is blind-sided by it....   [tags: Hate Crimes, cyberbullying, cyber bullying]
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Cyberbullying: Exploring Online Bullying and Means of Preventing It - Bullying is a national public health problem affecting millions of students, bullying that involves emotional or physical intimidation is associated with a major public health concern facing youth today. With the rapid increase in electronic or online communication, bullying is no longer limited to schools; cyberspace has been implicated as a new risky environment for bullying. This paper will review what is known about cyberbullying and what can be done to prevent it. Bullying can be described as repeated harmful events, which over time are directed at usual persons that are carried out by one or several other people who are stronger than the victim....   [tags: internet, cyber bullying]
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It's Time to Put An End To Bullying - How can a child feel safe if every day they go to school, they are tormented by others to the point where they feel helpless. Bullying exists as a constant threat to the safety and security of children and even adults that needs to be addressed and stopped. Some states have implemented anti-bullying laws, such as New Jersey, in hopes to stop the dangers and consequences that come from bullying. While most see the positives of these laws, some choose to focus on the problems the law will bring and believe the laws will not actually help the bullying issue....   [tags: Essays on Bullies Bullying 2014]
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Cyber Criminology: The Prevalence of Cyberstalking, Online Harrassment and Bullying - The internet has put the world literally at anyone’s fingertips with a vast quantity of information is a mouse-click away. Information that was once only available in obscure reference libraries or card catalogs can be accessed by everyone. Unfortunately the internet is an equal opportunity tool, and those with virtuous as well as nefarious intentions can use this open resource to further their efforts to levels heretofore unheard of. The internet is also soapbox for free speech that epitomizes the intentions of the founding fathers to allow everyone the same opportunity to have their opinions aired....   [tags: internet, cyber bullying, cyberbullying]
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Bullying - ... For example, a girl by the name of Brittany Gelbert, age 14, was bullied by being called a “dyke” while the administration looked the other direction (Eckholm 1). With such behavior her grades dropped dramatically, the poetry she wrote took a very dark and dangerous turn, and she was put into the hospital on several occasions for severe depression and suicidal tendencies, because she called herself bisexual she was harassed and bullied (Eckholm 1). Recent studies have concluded that, “… one fourth of all students from elementary age through high school are the victims of bullying and harassment while on school property because of their race, ethnicity, gender, disability , religion, or sexual orientation” (“Gay Bullying Statistics” 1)....   [tags: Social Issues, Harassment] 2843 words
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Bullying - Bullying What is bullying. We might have seen it every day, and we still do not know what it is. In the short story “Black Boy,” Richard Wright shows how he was bullied as a young African American boy. However, bullying is not limited to one type of person living in one time period. It still exists today in the form of young people getting bullied on the streets, and at school. It could be very harmful, and could lead to serious damages, but sometimes it could help by making people stand up for themselves, or it would cause more harm....   [tags: Ethics]
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Bullying - ... Successful schools promote a climate that promotes positive teacher-student relationships and also emphasizes fairness, respect, and free expression. Teachers’ model respectful behavior and students take cues from adults about how people should treat each other (Syversten, Flanagan, & Stout 2009). In many cases bullying incidents are limited to the bully(ies) interacting with the victim. In some instances however, different types of reinforcement from peer groups watching the bullying can greatly influence the outcome....   [tags: Society Bullies]
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Bullying - Bullying Bullying has been a growing problem in the world but more prominently has this become an issue in America. In Ann Hulberts article “Elephant in the Room” of Slate Magazine, she takes a position regarding anti-bullying programs that are being made to reduce this crisis. The way parents, teachers and victims have dealt with bullies has generally been a step in the wrong direction. We have always been told to ignore people that do not respect you, when really the problem is that these cruel people are acting this way because of a lack of attention....   [tags: Essays Papers] 562 words
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Genetic and Environmental Influences on Victims, Bullies and Bully-Victims in Childhood - Conceptual Framework Many people have different views on what they think bullying might be. It is often interpreted in different ways by different people. Rigby et al (2002) cited a definition of bullying as ‘an intentional harm where the power is differential between the bully and the victim’ (p.1). This meant that the bullies are likely to suffer from a range of problems than the children who are uninvolved. The researcher’s main assumption is to consider victimisation and bullying separately and secondly to consider victimisation and bullying simultaneously to examine the genetics and environmental influences on the covariation between the two....   [tags: Bullying] 1481 words
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Workplace Bullying - ... These are just a few examples of the many causes of workplace bullying. Prevention of Workplace Bullying Employees should have the right to feel safe in their work environment and to be free from workplace bullying. Employers need to be held accountable and have a plan in place to protect the employees from this type of violence. Barbara McCulloch is a mediator who has developed a process of mediation to address the complicated issues of bullying behavior in the workplace (McCulloch, 2010). Barbara suggests that all employers, regardless of size, should start off with a Prevention of Bullying Policy that should provide the definition of bullying and a range of options to deal with the concerns depending on the seriousness of the complaints (McCulloch, 2010)....   [tags: Occupational Issues]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Taylor and Saylor (nd) state “having a diagnosis of ADHD would increase the likelihood of bullying others, of being victimized by bullies, and of being a bully-victim. It was further hypothesized that within the population of youth with ADHD, students engaged in bullying would display significantly worse behavior and emotional problems” (p. 61). Being diagnosed is enough for a child to handle, let alone being stereotyped as a bully. However, after tallying the results of the study, Taylor and Saylor (nd) state, “the results of this preliminary study support the hypothesis that children who are diagnosed with ADHD may be at increased risk to be bullied by their peers” (p....   [tags: Violence, Cyberbullying, internet]
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The Problem of Bullying - ... Abuse in the family home can teach a person that violence is an okay behavior to get what they want. The abuse can be inflicted verbally and physically to the individual or the individual’s family member. Other causes may derive from unlikeable changes such as parent’s divorce, relocating, and new siblings. A person may use bullying to cope with these unlikeable changes to release negative concealed emotions. A psychologist would then choose an appropriate treatment such as family counseling, group therapy, self therapy, and other therapeutic skills to improve behavior and state of mind....   [tags: Psychology]
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Bullying in Schools - ... On the other side of this argument, having a student with disabilities in an inclusive setting could cause an elevation in aggression due to changes in routine, overreaction to other students, or misinterpreting non-threatening cues. (Nabuzoka & Smith, 1999). There have been a number of research-support programs designed to help teachers identify bullying and build social skills within the classroom however, these programs have not developed the appropriate interventions for students who are at-risk for bullying....   [tags: Social Issues, child development]
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Homophobic Bullying - ... This is more than three times the national average for heterosexual students. ” ("Mental health america:bullying," 2012) There are also social effects from bullying, such as feeling alienated from peers, family and community. Some of the more severe effects of LGBT youth bullying include internalized homophobia, substance abuse, suicide attempts, and homelessness. ("Mental health america:bullying," 2012) Prior to the 1970s, bullying wasn't considered a significant social problem. “It wasn't until Swedish researcher Dan Olweus completed the first large-scale, scientific study of bully/victim problems among school children and youth that the public was alerted to the magnitude of the problem.” (Carpenter & Ferguson, 2009) In 1993, Olweus wrote Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do, and is still considered to be the world's leading authority on bullying behavior....   [tags: Homosexuality]
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Bullying and Bullycide - ... The bully may find themselves engaging in more criminal acts later in life as 40% of students who have taken part in severe acts of bullying will eventually get involved with more serious crime and attain a criminal record by the time they are 30 (4). As bullying continues to increase among young people, crime rates will continue to grow with them. If bullying is not prevented in the earliest stages of life, the government will have to deal with more than the simple acts of bullying as these people mature....   [tags: Social Studies] 1671 words
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Bullying In America - ... Current research indicates that as many as 80 percent of adolescents reported being bullied during their school years, 90 percent of 4th through 8th graders report being victims, 15 percent of students bully regularly or are victims of bullies, and it also sadly indicates that 71 percent of the teachers or other adults in the classroom ignored bullying incidents. Research about the prevalence of bullying indicates that in grades 4 to 8, one child in five was victimized periodically, while one in 12 was bullied weekly or daily....   [tags: American Society]
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Racial Bullying - ... Last but not least there is the student who is being bullied and don’t feel safe at school. According the article “Racist Bullying in School” by Nadra Kareem Nittle, “bullies pick on those they envy as well as those who don’t fit in (Nittle). Because students of color in predominantly white schools stand out in the crowd, they make convenient targets for bullies. It requires little imagination for a bully to insult a classmate because of race. A racist bully may leave racially tinged graffiti on school grounds or verbally single out a minority student’s skin color, hair texture, eye shape and other distinguishing features.” Racial bullying does not just affect one race, it affects many....   [tags: Social Issues, racism]
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The Issues with Bullying - Bullying; when a person is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other persons, and he or she has difficulty defending him or herself (OWLEUS, Paragraph 1). This topic is one that’s received extremes on both sides of its awareness, with some people thinking immediate harsh action needs to be taken, while others claim it’s just a kid game. Bullying is in no way a fun game that kids play among themselves; it is a very serious form of abuse that can lead children to skip school, drink alcohol, smoke, dropout, lead violent futures, and vandalize properties (HRSA, Page 3)....   [tags: education, abuse]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Technology has improved dramatically and was created to make our lives easier and more fun but these technologies can be misused. Instant messaging (IM) is text messaging between two or more people on computers using the internet. IM also offers full screen video conversations, file sharing, and calling capabilities. Cyber bullies can use IM to set up fake profiles to hide their real identities, block peers in order to exclude them, or by saving a confidential conversation between only two people and printing or forwarding the IM to large numbers of people....   [tags: Technology, Cyberbullying]
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Cyber Bullying - ... The increase in being able to talk to people anonymously on social networking sites online is also a factor in cyber bullying rates increasing over the years as technology advances. Feedback from the Year 9’s determined ‘getting bullied themselves’ as the main cause (refer to appendix- Table 2), but 83% believed they were all valid reasons. Perhaps one of the most important factors when it comes to cyber bullying is sociocultural factors, and how they influence teens. Bullying in any form usually results from power differences between various sociocultural groups- such as gender, race, ethnicity, or social class....   [tags: informative essay]
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Stop Bullying - ... They often have reading and writing problems and show characteristics of attention-deficit disorder (ADHD). Their behavior tends to bring out negative reactions from other students. James D. Unnevern found in his study, “Bullies, Aggressive Victims and Victims: Are They Distinct Groups?” aggressive victims were less proactively aggressive but more reactively aggressive than pure bullies (Unevern, 2005). They were also substantially more proactively aggressive than pure victims. What that means is the “aggressive” victims react in a negative way to how people are treating them rather than being the instigators of the bullying....   [tags: Violence ]
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Cyber Bullying - ... black eye, bloody lip, torn clothes) but the damage done by cyber bullies is no less real, and can be more painful (iSafe.org). Surveys and Statistics According to the National Crime Prevention Council, cyber bullying is a problem that affects almost half of all American teens. In a September 2004 survey of 1,500 students between grades 4-8 by iSafe.org it was reported that 42 percent of kids said they have been bullied while online. One in four have had it happen more than once. 35% of kids have been threatened online....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Websites such as http://www.bullying.org/ are also dedicated to support. According to Mr M. Campbell (2008) statistics for cyber bullying are highly fluctuated as results vary largely. Bullying Prevalence Study (2007) suggests that 7.3% of Queensland students attending year 9 have encountered a form of cyber bullying and 7.8% of year 9 students nationally have encountered cyber bullying (refer appendix 1). The Health Education survey showed that 38% of students would block a bully after harassment in the pre survey and 61% after the action plan was enabled, whereas Bullying Prevalence Study(2007) suggested that 18.5% of students would block bullies (refer appendix 2)....   [tags: informative essay]
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Bullying in Schools - Introduction Bullying has been a part of schooling for as long as children have been congregating. To some it seems like a natural, though uncomfortable, part of life and school experience, while to others it can mean terrifying experiences which spoiled and characterized otherwise happy years in school. Dan Olweus, a pioneer in bully behavior research documented that 2.7 million children are affected as victims, and that 2.1 children act as bullies (Fried, 1997, as cited in Aluedse, 2006). With bullying cited as the reason for violent, gun-related crime in the past few years, school districts as well as national governments have put anti-bullying policies in place....   [tags: Education]
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Bullying Prevention - ... The Committee for Children has been constructed on an operation of over 15 years, the most recent, “Academic, social and emotional research, the Second Step program focuses on essential competencies; empathy, impulse control and problem solving and anger management” (Robinson and Maines).School staff and children, third, fourth and fifth-grade were chosen at random; pre and post outcome analyses included 2,940 students. They implemented the program with the students and teachers using prevention strategies....   [tags: Education]
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Cyber Bullying - ... A cyber bully has the advantage of avoiding face to face confrontation with their victim. This makes the bully feel more powerful. Hartman 3 There’s not a legitimate reason for cyber bullying. Many perpetrators bully just to get a reaction. It’s common for them to bully another just to boost their ego. It makes the tormentor feel in charge. Some may think it’s humorous to tease and make fun of others and that it’s not harmful in any way. The reality is being bullied can cause many problems for children and teenagers....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyberbullying ]
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Cyber Bullying - ... Leishman also interviews David’s mother who explains that cyber bullies “hid behind the anonymity of the Internet,” and the feeling that cyber bullying is like being stabbed behind the back unaware of the perpetrator. David’s mother noticed that cyber bullying had a different effect on David compared to verbal bullying, which resulted in David isolating himself from others. Leishman points out that the result of torment David endured in school and on the Internet led David to leave school and finish his final studies at home....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Cyber Bullying - ... The power of the internet means the vicious messages can be seen to millions of people worldwide. The more people that get involved makes the bullying even worse. Research on bullying has found that bystanders support the ruthlessness of victims being bullied, and the longer the bullying continues the more bystanders are likely to join in on the abuse (Sharif & Gouin, 2005 5). As the being film showed on ABC Family called “Cyber Bully “written by Teena Booth. Being bullied in any form or fashion is wrong and should be handled to the full extent of the law....   [tags: Violence, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - ... A family that acquires poor use of vocabulary and bad language tends to use that same form of behavior outside the house. A child that has been taught these ways of living, doesn’t know any better when they are faced with other children at school. This poor behavior can lead to bullying physically or verbally. A bully may also be pushed around by members of their family and feel as if it is okay to do that at school, too. For many parents who hear that their child is a victim of electronic violence..[…].....   [tags: Technology, Real Perpetrators, Cyberbullying] 1921 words
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Bullying in America - ... Making this issue an inclusive problem. No one is left out of the equation and everyone is effects. The girls of the entire eighth grade of West Geauga Middle school only confirm this. They were asked to raise their hand if they had seen anyone, including themselves, bullied within the last month. Every girl in the room raised her hand. Not just one, but every girl (West Geauga Middle School 8th grade girls). And that is within the past month. This means that every one is effected. But, how is everyone effected....   [tags: Violence ]
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The Detrimental Effects of Traditional Bullying and Cyber Bullying - ... Are those who are cyber bullied fit into a stereotype that was traditionally bullied. Due to the anonymity of being a cyber bully, does this create more female than male bullies. In traditional bullying, the victim knows the aggressor; is the same true in a cyber bully case. This research not only tries to get underneath both bullying acts by studying those who experienced both types of bullying, but it also explores the short term and long term psychological results. Do the long-term effects the college student has from being traditionally bullied carry into the cyber attacks....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying]
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Bullying at Work - Bullying at Work Bullying in the workplace is a problem that many employers will come across. If bullying is handled badly, or goes unchecked, there can be serious problems for an organisation. However, behaviour that is considered bullying by one person, maybe be considered as firm management by another. There are many definitions of bullying. It can be said that bullying is offensive, intimidating or insulting behaviour towards an individual. There are many actions that both employers and employees can take when bullying takes place at work....   [tags: Papers] 835 words
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Bullying in Schools - Bullying in Schools Many people feel that some of the major issues that plague our schools are drug/alcohol use or violence, yet no one recognizes the significance of school bullying. For the victims of bullying, they go to school everyday facing harassment, taunting, and humiliation. For all potential educators, it is very important to realize that bullying is a problem, so that they can work to prevent it in the future. Since being at Middle School, I have realized how prevalent bullying is on a daily basis....   [tags: Violence Crime Essays Education Kids Papers]
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Bullying In The Workplace - Bullying in the Workplace – On February 14th 1999, Silvia Braun, a policewoman from Bavaria/Germany did not appear in her office in Munich. Some of her colleagues found the 22-year-old woman later in her car on a service area on a highway – she had shot herself with her own rifle. Braun, an ambitious and determined woman, had no money problems, she did not suffer from any mental illness and she was not in love with someone who did not return her feelings. What was it that had made life unbearable for her....   [tags: Work Harassment Bully] 1493 words
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Bullying in School - It was a bright sunny Saturday morning. All the neighborhood children were playing soccer at the homeowners’ picnic. There was a new kid on the block; a quiet fellow by name of Mustafa. I saw him sitting with him mother the whole time. He never came to play with the other children. I automatically termed him a ‘mama’s boy’. So I invited him to play with us. At first he refused. Ultimately him mother convinced to come and play with us and that we were really harmless and that it would be really good for him....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Bullying: A Repetitious Epidemic - ... The purpose is to make the target feel small and unwanted. Racial and religious bullying includes: expressing stereotypes, discrimination based upon religion, and teasing because of race and origin. This can create an atmosphere of fear and tension. Cyber-bullying can take the form of harassment, threats, accusations, public embarrassment or blackmail. “Research shows most teenage cyber-bullies target teenagers from their same school, which gives them some knowledge about their victims” (Vassar 29)....   [tags: Social Issues]
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End Bullying in the Classroom - In the article Bullying: Effective Strategies for its Prevention Scarpaci (2006) defines bullying as when a more powerful person hurts, frightens, or intimidates a weaker person on a continual and deliberate basis. For this reason, Scarpaci (2006) states that bullying manifests in three distinct forms which are physical (hitting, shoving, poking, tripping, and slapping), verbal (name-calling, insults, teasing) and social (persuading others to exclude or reject someone). Furthermore, Scarpaci (2006) found that bullying in the classroom is disruptive and prevents students from learning and teachers from reaching their students....   [tags: Article Review ]
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Bullying: A Force That Must Be Stopped - ... Practically anything that is sent over a text message, e-mail, or over the internet cannot be truly removed. (Cyber Bullying Statistics) Because of this, hurtful lies and rumors that are spread using these electronic resources are always viewable and will spread like a wildfire. The fact that children and teens, the major internet users, seem to feed on this pain is breathtaking, “Despite the potential damage of cyber bullying, it is alarmingly common among adolescents and teens.” (Cyber Bullying Statistics) Cyber bullying does not end at empty threats and a grievance aimed at others, “sexting” also falls under this category....   [tags: Violence ]
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Teen Bullying Must Be Stopped - ... These can all take place in school or outside of school. I wanted to take a closer look at the biology of a teenager and why they are likely to feel hopeless enough after bullying to take their life. According to harvardmagazine.com, research has revealed that, “that young brains have both fast-growing synapses and sections that remain unconnected. This leaves teens easily influenced by their environment and more prone to impulsive behavior, even without the impact of souped-up hormones and any genetic or family predispositions.” I put emphasis on the part of the quote that explains that teens are easily influenced by their environment because I believe that is important to understand as to why teens feel that they do not have the strength to go on after bullying....   [tags: Education / Peer Harassment]
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Exploring the Issue of Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying has been a topic for scholarly inquiry, political debate, and policy reform since the commercialization of the Internet. Pre-internet bullying involved socially marginalized children and teenagers picking on their friends and other marginalized children in the school yard. Traditional discipline included detentions, phone calls to their parents, and some sort of reconciliation between the children involved. Today however, the climate for bullies has dramatically changed and the risk-reward balance has been significantly tilted in favour of the bullies....   [tags: Cyberbullying, internet] 1224 words
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The Case Against Bullying in Schools - ... The teacher takes all the students to the principal who, upon hearing what happened, suspends or expels all of the students, including the victim. Under a zero tolerance policy he has no flexibility to consider the circumstances because physical violence is across the board unacceptable. “Time after time, as student and teacher, I had seen kids get punished when they tried to defend themselves after repeated abuse that was committed with impunity.” (Hughes 43). Secondly, zero tolerance policies can take away a classroom teacher's autonomy to settle minor incidents and prevent bullying....   [tags: Violence ]
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Stomp Out Bullying - ... If a student was associated with a popular student, he or she would also not get bullied. Studies showed that if someone was popular, there was a high chance that he or she was the bully or he or she even reinforced the bullying (Salmivalli). When peers with the same bullying mentality see that they have common interest he or she will get together and form “cliques”. In certain cliques there are authoritarian leaders of the group, that decide what everybody in the group does, and if the members of the group don’t comply, he or she will be ousted....   [tags: Article Review]
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Bullying Literature Review - ... Campfield (2006) also investigated this relationship, reporting that of the 119 students who were traditional bullies, 61% were harassing victims through electronic means as well. Similar to the bully/cyberbully connection, the anonymity of cyberbullying leads one to believe that traditional victims may seek revenge by becoming bullies in the cyber world. Campfield’s study also revealed that 57% of students who identified themselves as traditional victims took on the cyberbully role as well (2006)....   [tags: Literature Review ]
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Bullying: A Public Health Crisis - ... There are often sad and tear-jerking stories about kids killing themselves because they couldn’t tolerate it any longer. Perhaps worse than that, many of the alarming school mass shootings have been associated with bullying activity. The infamous Columbine High School shooters have been thought to have been victims of bullying. Since they were victims themselves, it is ironic that they turned the tables in such a brutal way. “The Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center and the Department of Education found that in two-thirds of 37 school shootings over the past twenty five years, the attackers had felt bullied, persecuted, or injured by others before the attack, and that the bullying was often long-standing and severe” (Greenya)....   [tags: Education, Teaching]
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Addressing the Problem of Bullying in Schools - ... Moreover, special anti-bullying rules should be put into effect. To this end, the playground, corridors, and rest rooms should be monitored by the teachers, these areas being unsupervised in the majority of schools across the nation (Coy). Apart from the teachers, certain bodies of students, such as members of the student council, could be deployed as watching squad to observe any acts of bullying taking place and to report such acts to the authorities (Coy)....   [tags: Violence ]
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Bullying Research Study - Studies indicate that bullying is highly prevalent in classrooms today and that bullying has negative consequences on self-esteem, motivation and learning. Administrators understand the seriousness of bullying and agree that prevention programs should be implemented. Studies have been conducted on how to prevent bullying using school-wide inclusion programs but no studies have currently been conducted regarding one teacher’s attempt at providing a safe learning environment using these resources....   [tags: Child Psychology ] 2832 words
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Anti-bullying Policies - ... Also bullies are not always the stereotype big tough guy spreading fear over the playground. It is very true that this is an “eat or be eaten” world. In one year the “smart kids” are the victims. In the next year though they might be the ones holding the power, bullying other students. It all comes down to the community and the class. This is why Swearer, “advocates tailoring bullying-prevention efforts to the need of individual school communities.”(Viadero 3) Another piece of evidence of the failing system is the violence in school....   [tags: Social Issues, Bullies] 1695 words
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Bullying Starts at Home - ... Another argument is that it stems from masculinity, and the ideology that stands behind what masculinity is to men and how it is viewed. “Theories of masculinity and male gender role socialization posit the existence of norms or standards of male behavior that are culturally sanctioned and influence men's psychological development, such as toughness, stoicism, self-reliance, instrumentality, and the use of violence” (Tager et al, 2010). When men subscribe to the ideology of being a “masculine” male, they are also subscribing to often treating others with disrespect because of how they handle themselves, their emotions and specific situations that they are involved in....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Need for Anti-Bullying Laws - ... He was found hanging from the banister rail at home on Sunday (Marr, Field p.57). School counselors need to be aware of depression and suicide characteristics in students as do parents to prevent suicides from occurring and help them with their depression due to bullying and show them that bullying can be stopped and all the harm caused by it too.There are many facts that provide that bullying leads to violence. For example: Harassment and bullying have been linked to 75% of school shooting incidents....   [tags: Violence ]
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The Effects of Bullying on Student Achievement - ... It is also possible to carry out negative actions without the use of words or physical contact, such as by making faces or dirty gestures, intentionally excluding someone from a group, or refusing to comply with his or her wishes” (Gender, Bullying, and Harassment p. 13) Researchers have found that a large number of negative impacts associated with being the victim of “bullying reported symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, hopelessness, and low self-esteem and were more likely to attempt self-harming behaviors and suicide.” (Meyer p....   [tags: Education]
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Dangers Involved with School Bullying - School Bullying School is the primary place where children spend their day with peers. As social and economic status plays a big part in the behavior of children. In early child hood income can effects the child’s academic level and behavioral problems later. By the time a child reaches middle school income levels do not influence negative behavior. But when the child reaches high school they could be teased for how the dress because they may not have nice clothes like other kids, or simply choose to dress differently....   [tags: Bully, School Violence, Columbine]
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Educational War Zone - ... “According to the National Center Of Children Exposed to Violence, children who are bullied may suffer from low self-esteem, as well as other serious emotional issues such as chronic anxiety and depression” (Madison, 2011). In severe cases, when the victim feels overly threatened, they may start carrying a weapon to defend them self. Reasons like this are why tragedies, like the Columbine shooting occur. An extreme consequence of bullying is suicide. If children feel trapped, and feel there is nothing they can do, they may consider ending their life as the only alternative....   [tags: Education, Bullying] 2124 words
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Bullying: How Would You Define It? - ... Print. Beckstrom, Darryn C. "State Legislation Mandating School Cyberbullying Policies and Potential and the Potential Threat to Students' Free Speech Rights." Vermont Law Review 33 (2008-2009): 293-315. Web. 18 Dec. 2011. <http://www.heinonline.org.ezp2.lib.umn.edu/HOL/Page?public=false&handle=hein.journals/vlr33&men_hide=false&men_tab=citnav&collection=journals&page=283>. Best, Eric. Anoka's Cyber Bullying Problem. n.p., 1 Dec. 2011. Web. 18 Dec. 2011. <http://www.mndaily.com/2011/12/01/anoka%E2%80%99s-cyber-bullying-problem>....   [tags: Education]
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An End to Bullying: A Look at Some of the Causes of Bullying and Possible Ways to Correct Them - ... They are very busy with their own lives and responsibilities. It can be difficult to tell when others are just teasing each other or if they are participating in a more serious form of victimization. When the school community is not aware of the bullying that is occurring, they may not even know the problem exists. Without this awareness, the bullying continues to go on and become worse. It would occur anyway, but this lack of knowledge about the situation can make it happen more often and with more severity....   [tags: Sociology]
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Cyber-Bullying: A Brief Research Proposal - ... The study will be statistically analyzed using a Pearson correlation on SPSS. In order to conduct this study, approval from the Ethics Board will be required. Provided that approval is received from the Ethics Board, consent from numerous school boards throughout all of Ontario will be sought. As soon as consent from the school boards is granted, individual schools and classrooms will be approached by researchers for permission of their student’s to participate in the research during their class time....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Who is Responsible for Preventing Bullying in Schools? - ... However, in Olweus’s definition he refers to bullying as “negative behavior” (Rigby 29). Students may experience bullying in various situations. Most adults when reflecting on their school days, may evoke imagery of the taller than average, out of form classmate, chuckling along the hallway carelessly. Like an alligator ready to pounce on his prey, he seeks students that appear smaller and weaker to tease and forcefully take their possessions. Typically bullying acts may be physical (hitting), verbal (name-calling or spreading rumors) or taking others passions....   [tags: Violence ]
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Bullying in School: Counselors’ Strategies for Prevention - ... What effect does bullying have on academic achievement and attendance. If we can find these answers, we can design a strategic plan to help our students avoid the anxiety, depression and lack of academic achievement that attaches itself to people who are bullied and often remains with them into adult life. Strategies must be identified and used daily to for prevention and intervention of these aggressive behaviors and actions. Classroom counseling Classroom Guidance activities – counselors teach, team teach, or assist in teaching units to a group of students in a classroom setting....   [tags: Education]
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Cyber Bullying: A Study of Long Term Effects on Adolescent Cyber Bullying - ... Procedure: Four hundred high schools in North America were emailed to ask if they would participate in this study. The indication of importance was explained in hopes to gather more schools than not. Of those contacted, we had a response rate of 80%, meaning that our study includes a final sample of 320 high schools. Twenty schools were then further eliminated because of the school being single-sex, or a boarding school. Fortunately, these schools covered a wide range of North America, and not just one area....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Who is Responsible for Preventing Bullying in Schools? - ... However, violent videos games and films do not purchase themselves. Parents and family members purchase them and they permit students involvement in these activities. The shift in appearance of classic bullying behavior to a sophisticated unrecognizable façade has caused occurrences to go unnoticed. Uninformed individuals may easily conclude that the child who bully’s is from a poorer class or low to no income family. These individual believe the most common theory that parents may not be able to provide for his basic physical and emotional needs; he avenges his frustration by intimidating another child who appears to be weaker....   [tags: Child Psychology ]
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An Analysis of Cyber-Bullying in a Multiethnic Sample - ... The (N=881) demographics of the participants surveyed, was skewed with more females than males, with an almost equal percent of 9th to 12th graders. The study was skewed with a higher percentage of Asian Pacific Islander, specifically for Filipinos; the samples taken from the study is not a multiethnic sample per se which cannot effectively apply to all ethnic groups. However, this study is important in developing an understanding of the affects of cyber bullying has on the Asian and Pacific Islander population, as cyber bullying is a new and increasing concern for parents and school staff members....   [tags: Technology ]
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Respect for Children: Stop Bullying in Schools - ... Suicide related to bullying has occurred in children from grade school through college, with the youngest reported at six years old. Similar to the Columbine High School massacre, where murder and suicide due to bullying were combined, has occurred in many other high schools and colleges. According to statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, “For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death. It results in approximately 4400 lives lost each year....   [tags: Violence ]
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Three Reasons Why Bullying Is Bad - Bullying can be very dangerous in many different ways. In this essay, I will go over three reasons, why bullying is a bad idea. These three reasons are the person your bullying might have a physical disorder, the person being bullied might have a psychological imbalance. Or after being bullied for so long, the person might decide to strike back and attack a school or a public place. I’m going to explain how just a little bit of bullying, can have big consequences. The first reason you shouldn’t bully anybody is they might have a physical disorder....   [tags: Violence, School] 463 words
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Are Schools Doing Enough To Prevent Bullying? - The topic of bullies is one that has concerned parents and schools for almost as long as schools have been around, but the real question is who should dispense with this serious dilemma of our children getting harassed the school or the parents. It is time for schools to step up to the bat and dispense of this serious problem of our children getting tormented in and out of class by other pupil. It is time for schools to step up to the bat and dispense of this serious problem of our children getting tormented in and out of class by other pupil....   [tags: Education] 702 words
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Bullying in British Schools - Bullying in British Schools The impression the writer gives of the situation of bullying in the British Schools is increasing. A way of helping victims of bullying, and to try and decrease bullying in Britain the BBC and Childline are launching a campaign to stop bullying. Rebecca Brown (the writer) says the increase of bullying makes us the bullying capital of the world, and she backs up his statement by including plenty of fact, figures and opinions. The effect the facts, figures and opinions is quite large, as the facts and figures gives the reader information about how serious bullying is across Britain and to back it up, they’ve got the facts and figures showing the reader the seriousness of bullying for example “Nearly 70 per cent of children between five and 18 admitting to having bullied”....   [tags: Papers] 634 words
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Bullying in Britain Today - Bullying in Britain Today Since the time of the Neanderthals, aggressive and violent behaviour has been a human trait. In the past, this has channelled into wars, for example, the English Civil war, caused partly by demanding money from people in the form of taxes, and burning peoples property, which is similar to playground bullying. It is possible to class tyrants as a form of bullying, causing unhappiness like bullies, just on a larger scale. Saddam Hussain is an example of forcing people to suffer and live in fear....   [tags: Papers] 505 words
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Bullying in our Schools - Bullying in our Schools Bullies are an inextricable element of classroom culture, and they have been since long before it occurred to an educational expert to author a study about them. For a long time, the attitude toward bullying was that it is simply a natural part of the school experience – with so many children together, some would say it is unavoidable – but that it was mostly harmless and that the children would grow out of it. The events of April 20th, 1999 demonstrated just how dangerous that way of thinking was....   [tags: Violence Education Bullies Essays]
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The Effects of Bullying on a Child - The Effects of Bullying on a Child Every day in our schools, children are threatened, teased, taunted, and tormented by bullies. At any given time, about 25 percent of U.S. students are the victims of bullies and about 20 percent are engaged in bullying behavior (Education World, 2000). The National Association of School Psychologists estimates that 160,000 children stay home from school every day because they are afraid of being bullied (Education World, 2000). Bullying is characterized by three criteria(NCPTB, 2003): It is aggressive behavior or the intent to harm, It is carried out repeatedly and over time; and It occurs within an interpersonal relationship characterized by an imbalance of power....   [tags: Papers] 810 words
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School Policy On Bullying Speech - School Policy On Bullying Speech Good Morning everybody. I am here today - as I'm sure you're all aware, to give a persuasive presentation on how to deal with bulling at your schools. Has a pupil in your class ever been bullied. I am quite sure that on at least one occasion you have had to deal with this major problem. Today I hope to give you all extra confidence on dealing with this subject. You mustn't be affraid to help, as long as you do it in the correct manor. I hope to persuade you all in making a school policy on bullying....   [tags: Papers] 610 words
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Bullying and Violence in Public Schools - Bullying and Violence in Public Schools Although bullying has always been a problem in schools, it has more recently become a bigger crisis with vicious consequences. “However it is defined, bullying is not just child’s play, but a terrifying experience many schoolchildren face everyday. It can be as direct as teasing, hitting or threatening, or as indirect as exclusions, rumors or manipulation” (Garrett 2). Most kids do not think certain actions are classified as bullying, yet they do not realize the severity of the way they treat their peers....   [tags: Religion in Public Schools]
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Bullying and School Violence - Missing Works Cited Bullying and School Violence      The article title states exactly what the article talks about, the many different cases of bullying and violence in schools. The title tells you exactly what to expect from the abstract but does not give away any information on what it includes. The author did a good job deciding on the title because although it is simple, it grabs your attention, it certainly did mine. Bullying is a very common happening among young children so the title having the word bully in it, draws your attention....   [tags: School Violence essays research papers] 705 words
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Bullying in Lord Of The Flies - Human Nature and Lord of the Flies-I.S.U. # 13) Bullies Bullying is when a person or group frequently harms someone who is weaker or more vulnerable then themselves. They do this by means of physical, verbal, or mental abuse. Bullies can be male, female, young or old. The nature of a bully depends on many factors such as sex, age, and past experiences. Depending on the nature of the bully, their actions can have many negative effects on others. Bullies display many characteristics such as aggression, rivalry, and competitive behavior....   [tags: William Golding] 1387 words
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How to Cope With Bullying - How to Cope With Bullying I am going to concentrate on the skill of coping with bullying in the playground, and how people can overcome their fears. Many youths aged between 13-15 get bullied at one time or another, it is basically a learning process of growing up, but some cases can be more severe than others. But many people find it difficult to cope when the time arises. To start I conducted a short interview with a counsellor of a Stevenage school, Mrs Ashwell. Who explained the advice given when talking to victims....   [tags: Papers] 429 words
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Cyber Bullying and Hate Speech - Free speech is both a universal and national liberty. The United Nations and the United States of America believe that free speech is something that humans should be allowed to exercise. However, each respective group has their own limitations. These limitation, although broad, protect against free speech being taken too far. Like any liberty or privilege there must be a line in the sand to keep extremists from aggressively using and abusing this right. The United Nations formed "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights." With in this declaration are 40 articles with a preamble examining the rights which they believe are basic and necessary....   [tags: Freedom of Speech 2014]
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Implementing Bullying Awareness Programs: A Bright Change for the Future - ... These effects of continuous harassment have the ability to have lasting effects on an individuals life. Olweus has shown that boys who were victims at school between ages thirteen through sixteen, were more likely to show depressive tendencies and continued to have poor self esteem at the age of twent- three (Smith4). An interesting study performed by Sharp and Thompson in 1992 showed that out of seven-hundred and twenty-three secondary aged kids, fourty percent had been bullied that year, while twenty percent admitted to being truant to avoid bullying and harassment, twenty-nine percent found it difficult to concentrate on school work, twenty-two percent felt physically ill after being bullied, and twenty percent had experienced sleeping difficulities as a result from bullying....   [tags: Education]
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