By Ken Rigby
Bullying is now largely recognized as a major challenge that aff ects many little ones in colleges. it might probably take many varieties, together with direct verbal and actual harassment and oblique varieties reminiscent of planned exclusion and the concentrating on of people utilizing cyber technology.
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In this book we shall be concerned with both malign and non-malign forms of bullying. From the victim’s viewpoint, the motive (or lack of motive) on the part of the bully is hardly the point. The consequences may be much the same. Nevertheless, I will argue that these distinctions are important ones when we come to try to understand and change the bully’s behaviour which, as we shall see, is a matter of central importance. Bullying behaviour Bullying behaviour can be almost infinitely varied. Whatever can be done repeatedly to harm another person by a stronger person or a group of persons is potentially bullying behaviour.
Assessing the incidence of bullying among children There are basically three methods of assessment: (a) observe it happening directly; (b) ask questions of people who have observed it happening to others; and (c) ask students what is happening to them. Direct observation If we watch children in the playground we will soon see many examples of bullying, varying in seriousness: some seemingly playful (though not necessarily harmless) teasing; some vicious and even sadistic behaviours, though the latter are likely to take place out of the sight of most observers.
The results are given below for over 6000 boy and 2500 girl students attending 16 schools located in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland during 1993 and 1994. Their ages ranged from nine to seventeen years (average age fourteen years). 2 These results showed that for both boys and girls verbal bullying was the most commonly experienced form of bullying with at least one child in ten saying that it happened ‘often’. Physical bullying was experienced least. The figures suggested that on average we could expect one or two children in each class to encounter quite frequent physical abuse from peers.
Bullying in schools and what to do about it by Ken Rigby