Social Control And Criminal Deviance

820 Words Aug 17th, 2015 4 Pages
Social Control and Criminal Deviance: Bullying
Darryl Gennie
Professor Catherine Terry
SOC 100
Augusta
17 August 2015
Strayer University

The most important step needed to analyze bullying is to review the existing knowledge. The literature review is a critical look at the existing research that is significant to the work you are trying prove including substantive findings as well as theoretical and methodical contributions to a particular topic. Get the facts and review them thoroughly before making a decision. Review existing knowledge means to look at the research that has already been done. It is a good way to start any research project because it avoids repeating procedures that someone else has already done. Reviewing literature will help you clarify and justify the focus of your planned research. This process will also reveal that you know and understand the context on the issue, giving credibility and authority to your hard work. Bullying has engrained in American society since the country’s founding. Bred from a capitalistic economy and competitive social hierarchy, bullying has remained a relevant issue through the years. School age children are learning skills and lessons from their teachers as well as through peer interactions. Although schools are great tools that children benefit from, there are some bad experiences, such as bullying, that may negatively affect and remain with these children for the rest of their lives. Some…
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