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Sociology- Bullying

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Andrea Susten

on 26 February 2013

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Transcript of Sociology- Bullying

Physical Leaving someone out on purpose
Telling other children not to be friends with someone
Spreading rumors about someone
Embarrassing someone in public Social CyberBullying Types of Bullying Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among
school aged children that involves a real or perceived
power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has
the potential to be repeated over time.
Both kids who are bullied and who bully others
may have serious, lasting problems. How Does this relate to Sociology? By Andrea Susten BULLYING Hitting/kicking/pinching
Taking or breaking someone’s things
Making mean or rude hand gestures Bullying that takes place using electronic technology
More common today because more people use smart phones and computers Statistics... Chapter 3- Socialization
The School and Peer Groups Bullying Definition: Teasing
Name Calling
Inappropriate sexual comments
Threatening to cause harm Verbal The 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) indicates that, nationwide, 20% of students in grades 9–12 experienced bullying. The 2008–2009 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that, nationwide, 28% of students in grades 6–12 experienced bullying. The 2008–2009 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 6% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying. The 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 16% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year. Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends 77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally, and physically
More then 160,000 students stay home from school because of fear of bullying
1 out of 5 kids admits to being a "bully"
Over 14% of high school students have considered suicide and 7% have attempted it.
About 35% of kids have been threatened online http://www.nvpep.org/bullying/bullyingstatistics.html http://www.stopbullying.gov/ Sociologists Patricia and Peter Adler (1998) observed children...
Children separate themselves by sex and gender worlds.
The norms that made boys popular were athletic ability, coolness and toughness.
The norms that made girls popular were physical appearance, and the ability
to attract popular boys.
In children's subculture, academic achievement pulled in opposite directions.
Peer groups seem to be 'conformity or rejection".
Some are considered outcasts, outsider, or nonmember
Standards of peer groups tend to dominate life.
Music, clothes, behaviors and influences are part of peer groups.
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