The Causes Consequences and the Effects of Bullying

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Payne and Denise (2014) defined school bullying as a form of violence and victimization which happens within the school environment. Besag (2016) noted school bullying had become a common thread associated with academic failure, suicidal thoughts, increased absenteeism, and substance abuse among teenagers. In 2017, 35. 6% of children aged 9-16 reported having been bullied at school at least once in the year 2016 (Li, Peter, Fu-Li, & Ying-lin, 2017). Many factors have contributed to school bullying, the prime reason students bully others is it offers a sense of power and supremacy along with a lack of strict bullying laws in learning institutions (Brank, Hoetger, & Hazen, 2012). The purpose of my study is to research the best strategies schools can uphold to eradicate bullying in American learning institutions so that other students might not be victims of school bullying like my nephew and his classmate.

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The laws and policies the school administration and legislatures must enact to eradicate bullying in the learning institution. The study will investigate some prevention and intervention approaches which can be adopted in schools to mitigate bullying since it is the responsibility of all educational stakeholders to ensure learning institutions are safe and provide a welcoming learning environment for all students. Schools have a responsibility to establish school-wide bullying prevention plans and create a positive learning atmosphere which allows students to succeed both academically and socially (Coyne & Campbell, 2017). Secondly, research aims to inclusively and exclusively examine the current state of school bullying, its mental impact on students’ health and academic achievement. Smalley, Warren, and Barefoot (2016) outline the type of school bullying and factors which has contributed to the increasing rate of school bullying.

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Goldblum, Espelage, Gerlinger and Wo, (2014), provide analyses of various challenges schools encounter while addressing the issue of bullying. They also suggest some of the preventive strategies learning institutions can adapt to eradicate the salient problem of school bullying. Moore and Woodcock (2017), provide information about the consequences of school bullying (academic performance mental health effects). Framework The study will take a theoretical framework format; where theories are articulated to envisage, explain and comprehend a situation and to extend and challenge existing knowledge within the parameters of critical bounding assumptions (Brank, Hoetger, & Hazen, 2012). A qualitative study likes a systematic inquiry which seeks answers to questions, collects evidence using a systematically predefined set of guidelines, and provides study results that are valid beyond the instant borders of the study.

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Jankauskiene, Kardelis, Sukys, and Kardeliene (2008), stated qualitative researchers are used where variable can’t be easily identified. Also, a qualitative study pursues to comprehend a specific study question from the perspective of the local populace it involves. Possible Types and Sources of Data The study will be a qualitative inquiry in which data will be gathered through in-depth interview and data collection methods, publications and books. Each qualitative approach will be used to collect a specific type of data. How do you feel about Bullying in Schools? Students, Teachers, and Leaders Addressing Bullying in Schools, 57-58. doi:10. 1007/978-94-6300-148-9_8 Brank, E.  M. , Hoetger, L. 1001/jama. 1731 Canady, V.  A. Study finds the harmful effects of bullying decrease over time.  Mental Health Weekly, 27(40), 1-7.

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, & Maffei, C. Bullying as a style of personal relating: Personality characteristics and interpersonal aspects of self-reports of bullying behaviors among Italian adolescent high school students.  Personality and Mental Health, 6(4), 325-339. doi:10. 1002/pmh. 21529 Gerlinger, J. , & Wo, J.  C. Preventing School Bullying: Should Schools Prioritize an Authoritative School Discipline Approach Over Security Measures? Journal of School Violence, 15(2), 133-157. doi:10. 1093/med: psych/9780199950706. 0001 Hornby, G. Bullying: An Ecological Approach to Intervention in Schools.  Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 60(3), 222-230. doi:10. Associations between school bullying and psychological factors.  Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 36(2), 145-162. doi:10. 2224/sbp. 145 Li, Y. Resilience, bullying, and mental health: Factors associated with improved outcomes.  Psychology in the Schools, 54(7), 689-702. doi:10. 1002/pits. 22028 Muijs, D.  A. , & Gottfredson, D.

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