When analyzing Freaks and Geeks, it is apparent that this television show demonstrates the physical and emotional effects of bullying through character Bill Haverchuck. As a breeding ground for bullies, high school has become a place that is miserable for select students. If a student is not a prime athlete or is not accepted by their peers, he is more than likely going to be bullied at some point during his high school career. The geeks of any high school normally endure the majority of bullying. The consequences of insults and physical abuse on students are horrible.
Bullying and sexual harassment perhaps do not immediately come to mind when discussing school violence, however they are two of the most widespread and pervasive issues facing schools today. While the word “bully” brings to mind a harmless school age right of passage to many, research today shows that bullies often times have a number of family or social problems. Also, in today’s modern world, bullies may not merely shake down classmates for lunch money; they have found ways to hound their victims long after they have left the school grounds by using the internet. Another form of bullying is sexual harassment, which is bullying based on the person’s gender or sexual preferences. Sexual harassment is a very damaging problem, especially to school age child who have yet to develop a strong sexual identity of their own.
Physical bulling Hitting, kicking, pinching, and pushing are the most common type of physical bullying. The strong children tend to misuse their strength to maltreat other kids. The bully does these things to intimidate the fellow student and make them fill minorities and out of place. The aggressors may also spit on th... ... middle of paper ... ...rmed by human and children rights activists who aim at the safety of all the kids. The US federal has not remained behind but has also contributed to the perturbing issue of bullying.
Those who are bullied are more likely to be females than males ,70 percent to females and 30 percent to males .Female is the most victim of bullying because girls can be just ruthless especially when it comes to bullying that is not physical .The typical victim of bullying mostly have an insecure personality .Students who acts submissively and anxiously are more likely to be bullied than students who do not have those tendencies .Bullied students also tend to be insecure and to cry often , even before the bullying begins .In fact students lack of assertiveness and security may serve as cue to bullies that the student is a “perfect victim” . Another victim of bullying can also be people with disabilities . Some students who experience depression and bodily symptoms of stress (such as head and stomachaches) may be more likely to be bullied .People can turn as bullies this is where they are happy ,copying what is happening in the surrounding or there are problems in the community ,the way the person live can also be one. Bullying is a problem that happens in lots of different settings , so it means that bullying happens not only in school but even other places in the
The effects of bullying, or the practice of coercion by force or intimidation due to specific characteristic, are about as common as its practice in American public schools. Studies over the decades show bullied students are more likely to skip class, disengage socially and abuse substances (Johnson 1). Bullying can be provoked by a difference in race, sexuality, or a conflict within a relationship; such as a rumor. There are a variety of reasons as to why someone could and is being bullied, however those few seem to be the main source. In some cases, being bullied can be caused by the fact that a person is simply intimidated by how well you fulfill an aspects of life in which they wish to be equally successful, if not better than you.
Bullying give people identity, they become well known around school basically you can say they are popular. Kids decide to bully because they come from a dysfunctional home, a family that abuse or neglect them. Bullies play a negative effect on victim’s mental health, physical harm and poor relationship. A person whose is bullied experiences a negative mental health. Depression and anxiety will increase.
One out of four students report being bullied during the school year (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2015). Discrimination is the main cause of bullying and this form of discrimination is so common. Bullying can cause short-term and long-term problems for the bully and the victims. Bullying is still very prominent today and is often ignored. Research clearly indicates bullying is learned behavior and detrimental to the academic, physical, social and emotional development of all involved – bullies, targets and the bystanders who witness it.
A high school student is at the age and should have the knowledge where they can realize they are bullying and all the other immoral acts they achieve. People who have turned into bullies seem to value their behavior. They value that they seem to be superior to others because they are more violent, bigger, and stronger. “In most high schools, a lot of the students that experience bullying are the students who go out for sports but are not good at the sports they go out for so they get bullied for not reaching the expectations of others”(Live Science). Bullying is a very cruel act, and people need to come together to attempt ending the negative impact bullying has on
Bullying has been around for a long time, but the negative influence that it has on society is becoming overbearing. Bullying can occur anywhere, from the workplace to the store, but its main host is the school compound. Bullying in school is a major concern, not just for Americans, but internationally. Some of the negative influences of bullying are depression and anxiety in students, which is causing them to become drug addicts. Also, bullying is one of the major causes of suicide among teens in the United States.
Those who cannot do so often become victims of bullying and being harassed by their more “successful” peers. Bullying has always been a serious problem for schools. Although some people tend to see bullying as any conflict or act of violence occurring between