Negative Effects Of Bullying Essay

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What are the effects of bullying on international students- A literature review Introduction Bullying has been a great problem in every workplace over several years (Bauman, Rigby & Hoppa, 2008; Smith & Brain, 2000; Olweus, 1994). Researchers have shown interest in this topic consistently (Policy, 2014; Sampson, 2009; Einarsen, Hoel & Cooper, 2003). This literature review will cover the various definitions of bullying, bullying and emotional abuse in the workplace and school, various possible outcomes of bullying along with the international review and strategies for bullying. The various ways of coping with bullying are also explained in the literature review. Definitions of bullying According to Policy, Bullying is unwanted,…show more content…
This imbalance of power in the bully/victim relationship is important because it distinguishes bullying from other acts of violence or aggression. The power imbalance is used to exclude violence that is not deemed bullying. For example, when a sixth-grade boy is kicked on the bus every day by a smaller, emotionally impaired second grader, it is not considered bullying under Olweus’ definition, even though the harm is deliberating and repeated; the power imbalance does not exist. Bullying and Emotional Abuse in the Workplace and School Bullying among school children is a very old phenomenon. The fact that some children are frequently and systematically harassed and attacked by other children and many adults have personal experience of it as they are facing it from their school days. Though many are acquainted with the bully/victim problem, it was not until recently, in the early 1970s, that efforts were made to study it systematically (Olweus,1978). In the 1980s and early 1990s, the problem of bullying among school children has received some public attention in Japan, England, Australia, the United States, and other countries. There are now clear indications of an increasing societal as well as research interest into bully/victim problems in several parts of the world (Olweus,1994).

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