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Bullies and Their Victims
Words: 1049 Length: 3 Pages Document Type: Research Paper Paper #: 97437634
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Bullying -- and Victims

Summary of Important Facts on Page 502 of the Text

About 10 to 20% of today's children are bullies and up to 30% of children are victimized over and over. About a third to a half of victims are also aggressive and they do fight back. There are interventions available for victims and the best way to reduce bullying is to promote sports and other recreational activities, and basically to change the school environment.

how do children become bullies and how do bullies develop aggressive behaviors toward others? Bullies show very little "anxiety" and rarely are insecure, and they have a "strong desire" to be a dominant force over others -- notably their peers (Carter, 2011, 99). In fact those children who become bullies "derive entertainment" from their aggressive acts against others, and they rarely experience "remorse and empathy" for those unfortunate children who have been…

Works Cited

Berk, L.E. (2010). Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson College

Division, p. 502.

Carter, S. (2011). Bullies and Power: A Look at the Research. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric

Nursing, 34(2), 97-102.

Bully Abstract Empirical Evidence for
Words: 388 Length: 1 Pages Document Type: Term Paper Paper #: 68128883
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2009; Correia et al. 2009). Identified methods of intervening and factors of mitigating the effects of bullying will also be examined, with long-term prognoses for these mitigations and for the effects of bullying in general reviewed (Bowes et al. 2010). Through a comprehensive review of available literature on the subject, recommendations for future research and possibly for addressing bullying situations in institutions and regions where such behaviors are especially prevalent and/or egregious can be made, and the knowledge base in this field clarified and advanced.

eferences

Bowes, L.; Maughan, B.; Caspi, a.; Mofitt, T. & Arsenault, L. (2010). "Families promote emotional and behavioural resilience to bullying: evidence of an environmental effect." Journal of child psychology and psychiatry 51(7), pp. 809-17.

Correia, I.; Kamble, S. & Dalbert, C. (2009). "Belief in a just world and well-being of bullies, victims and defenders: a study with Portuguese and Indian students." Anxiety, stress, and…

References

Bowes, L.; Maughan, B.; Caspi, a.; Mofitt, T. & Arsenault, L. (2010). "Families promote emotional and behavioural resilience to bullying: evidence of an environmental effect." Journal of child psychology and psychiatry 51(7), pp. 809-17.

Correia, I.; Kamble, S. & Dalbert, C. (2009). "Belief in a just world and well-being of bullies, victims and defenders: a study with Portuguese and Indian students." Anxiety, stress, and coping 22(5), pp. 497-508.

Due, P.; Damsgaard, M.; Lund, R. & Holstein, B. (2009). "Is bullying equally harmful for rich and poor children?: a study of bullying and depression from age 15 to 27." European Journal of Public Health 19(5), pp. 464-9.