CONFLICT AND CO-OPERATION: Bullying

  • What is bullying?
  • The different types of bullying
  • Reasons for bullying
  • Effects of bullying
  • Resolving bullying
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HUMANITIES
CONFLICT AND CO-OPERATION
BULLYING
What is bullying?
Any behaviour that DELIBARATLEY upsets threatens or hurts another person.
Happens between individuals, within communities, schools and workplaces
Caused by INTOLERANCE, INJUSTICE AND CONFRONTATION
Results in basic rights and freedoms being DENIED
The different types of bullying are:
PHYSICAL (violence, stealing etc.)
VERBAL (teasing, name-calling, racist or sexual remarks)- Hurts confidence and self esteem
EMOTIONAL (socially isolating people, spreading rumours, dirty looks)
Social: child is humiliated in front of peers, two types: psychological (isolation etc.)
and non-verbal (hand gestures etc.).
Relational; intentionally damaging social status of victim
TYPES OF BULLYING CHANGE WITH AGE.
Bullying can DIRECT and INDIRECT:
Direct- bully taunts victim face to face- physical bullying etc. more likely to be boys
Indirect- bully undermines victim's reputation by spreading rumours etc. more likely
to be girls.
Social bullies (link to first student on source B)
Spread rumours, gossip and isolates.
May bully out of jealousy or because she thinks her victim is socially inappropriate
Likes being POPULAR: INDIRECT bullying- wants to maintain good image
DEVIOUS/MANIPULATIVE
Relational aggression- link to source
Type of bullying
More common amongst girls- "mean girls"
Young teens
Person tries to hurt a peer or their social standing within a peer group
Bully wants to increase social standing
Gossiping, teasing, insulted, ignored, left out

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Reasons for bullying:
DISCIPLINE AT HOME- children not taught what is right and wrong
Permissive parenting; where the mother/father lets child do what they want- no
control
Authoritarian: very strict parents, maintains control/discipline, child sufferes from
lack of affection, harsh punishments- child follows authority but has no inner
self-discipline and finds bullying acceptable.…read more

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EDUCATION ­ TRUANCY to avoid bullies, lack of concentration- future opportunities affected
SLEEP DISORDERS: INSOMNIA, Bed wetting
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS; anxiety, social dysfunction, depression- leads to suicide,
deliberate self-harm, loneliness, low-self esteem
SOMATIC SYMPTOMS- psychological problems that create bodily ailments
SECURITY- don't feel safe- carry weapons
REPUTATION of area, school etc.…read more

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QUALITY CIRCLES- encourages students to discuss and come up with own solutions.
Identify problem
Analyse problem- causes, extent of problem- interviews, observation etc.
Develop a solution- improved supervision, raise awareness, more
playground activities
Present solution to school management
Review solution- DID IT WORK?
EXCLUSION
NO BLAME APPROACH
No one is blamed/punished
Work with teachers to resolve problems and work our solutions.
Bullying is seen as normal human behaviour.…read more

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