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Prevalence of bullying and victimization among children in early elementary school: Do family and school neighbourhood socioeconomic status matter?

Jansen et al. BioMedCentral Abstract (provisional) Background Bullying and victimization are widespread phenomena in childhood and can have a serious impact on well-being. Children from families with a low socioeconomic background have an increased risk of this behaviour, but it … Continue reading

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Study: Kids with behavior problems, disabilities bullied more, more likely to bully others

Susan Swearer EurekAlert Students with ‘observable’ disabilities much more likely to bully, be bullied in school. Students receiving special-education services for behavioral disorders and those with more obvious disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their general-education counterparts – … Continue reading

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Writing on the wall as bullies sign up to get a lesson

Source: SMH DELINQUENT students and their parents are being asked to sign written contracts promising to clean up the child’s behaviour under a discipline crackdown in the state’s 2240 public schools. Primary and secondary schools regularly draw up individual agreements … Continue reading

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‘Israel a bully on verge of global isolation’ – Israeli diplomat

Paula Slier RT ‘Israel should put an end to pointedly hawkish political discourse towards Iran because a preemptive assault might cost it a loss of global legitimacy,’ – warns Elan Baruch, a former Israeli ambassador to South Africa. RT talked … Continue reading

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Karen Handel calls Planned Parenthood a ‘gigantic bully’

Rosie Mestel Baltimore Sun For those who haven’t reached the saturation point regarding the fracas surrounding Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s decision — and then reversal — to cease awarding grants to Planned Parenthood for breast-health services, here’s one more snippet … Continue reading

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The Emotionally Sensitive Person Understanding Adult Bullies

Karen Hall Psych Central One type of emotional bully is the person who attempts to use anger as a way of protecting themselves, controlling others or as a form of connection. Anger is often a hurtful emotion for those on … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage: Bully Boys in Brussels Building Europrison

Source: RT The Greek economy – already teetering on the brink – has taken another turn for the worse. That’s the verdict coming from IMF officials. Austerity inspectors visited the country to check whether it’s meeting the conditions set up … Continue reading

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Impact of Bullying on the Individual and the School

Once there existed a misconception that bullying was a normal aspect of childhood. You simply had to stand up to the bully, and toughen up. This mentality never solved anything, and further escalated the problem, as the victim had to … Continue reading

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