Causes Of Violence In Schools

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Violence in Schools: Causes and Solutions Violence is no longer an unexpected issue around the world. It occurs everywhere, from the closest places to us, such as our neighbourhood, to the places where our parents have put us for our own benefits, which are schools. Our parents and guardians have trusted schools to be the safest place besides our house, where we can learn, mingle, and live our childhood with exultation and gratification. Nevertheless, it’s also no longer a secret that schools are allegedly to be a place where violence can easily happen. Violence in schools can show up in numerous structures, such as bullying, fighting (e.g., punching, slapping, kicking), weapon utilization, group brutality, and electronic hostility (CDC, 2014). Bullying, for example, is most likely to happen due to the dissimilarities that exist among the students themselves. Students that are viewed as diverse (e.g., less prominent, wear glasses, over or underweight, gay or lesbian, have an incapacity) destined to get harassed by the individuals who view themselves as cooler and stronger. The subjects of harassing do this owing to their need to control and overwhelm other students to get what they need (Olweus, 1993). They also feel the need to show other students that they are superior and more powerful. I saw this first hand when my brother who had been having the symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) since he was a toddler, was bullied by his friends on second
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