The problem being addressed through the literature is that there is no viable connection between social rejection and school shooters; although there is some correlation between school shooters and bullying and other forms of ostracism.
In today’s society juvenile crime is an increasing issue in the United States. When speaking on juvenile violence there are many different types of violence like youth violence, school violence, dating violence, gang violence, cyber bullying, and juveniles that kill.
A School shooting is when a shooter enters a school and tries to kill as many people as they want teachers, staff, and students. In the book students in danger it stats that “ out of 7 students reported being victimized approximately 20% reported that they had bullied other students with the same frequency” (Simons 19). It also said “ Bullying affects more
Although bullying isn’t as severe, bullying is very similar to a genocide. The definition of a genocide is the killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. The definition of bullying is to hurt or intimidate, someone, physically or mentally to force the person to do what one wants. Both bullying and genocide include harming people to achieve what one wants, but a genocide is more destructive and includes hurting a larger amount of people. According to Barbara Coloroso, bullying is getting pleasure from someone else’s pain. Genocide is also people who get pleasure from someone else’s pain, the people in a genocide aren’t afraid of killing anyone, for example, World War II, the nazi’s wanted to
As school shootings are on the rise, so are students’ fear all across the nation. “According to Everytown for Gun Safety, there have been at least 149 school shootings since 2013, 52 this year alone” (Board). This shows that school shootings have become more prevalent over the years. Violent people who feel depressed, attacked, or alone, may become school shooters. While some feel these may be the causes, others think that accessibility to guns is the number one factor in these attacks. The causes lead to school shooters who go into schools either with targets or to show their power and they try to harm others. After the attack, the effects can be severe considering it can cause physical and mental issues to the victims or witnesses. This controversial and seriously impacting tragedy has made a huge impact on the world and many are trying to find ways to stop it.
When kids get bullied and the bullies make bad choices. “Children who bullied and their victims were more likely to engage in violent behaviors.” (Brodyjan,1). This is one reason why bullying needs to stop. Because of the bullies and the kids who are getting bullied are getting involved in violent behaviors
When a person thinks about bullying, it usually involves a young kid in a playground and a bigger kid trying to take his or her lunch money. Another instance would be a high-school student on the Internet cyber-bullying another high-school student. What most people do not see is someone of higher power bullying someone under them. Like a boss and an employee, or a teacher and a student, or for my sake, a coach and an athlete. Being bullied can make some people feel the need to end their existence, but some can point out bullying because they know what it is like to have someone be nice to them, and bullies can make their victims so scared of them that the victims do not want to do anything about it. In the book Narrative of the Life of Frederick
On 14 December 2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut was under attack. The attacker, Adam Lanza shot twenty children between six and seven years old, and six staff members. Then he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. His relatives said Adam was apparently bullied and beaten when he was enrolled at the Sandy Hook. Lanza had launched this massacre as “act of revenge.” To prevent this kind of massacres, people need to control and avoid bullying. They need to know what caused it and their consequences on victims. Due to show their dominance others and raise social status, family environment when they grow up, jealously, being victims before, social media and internet, teens are in depression and anxiety, have
Various studies have been conducted on numerous aspects considering mass shooters, the most prominent focusing on why shooters perform these tragedies, and what can be put in place to avoid these shootings. However, not everyone has agreed with each other when it comes to solutions, and they see issues with laws that may be set in place. The source of the issue is hard to localize, because there are many different characteristics apparent in mass perpetrators--there is no one thing that can link every single perpetrator together--hence the reason there are conflicting views. Some have taken the perspective that there is no way we can solve these problems with a single piece of legislation, while others believe red flag laws can prove effective
Bullying is a phenomenon existing as long as humans exist. The fact that it didn’t have a name for years doesn’t mean that it wasn’t a widespread way of behavior, in cases where two different types of people were involved ; the strong and the weak ones.Although bullying is considered as a form of aggression, or in some cases as an infringement of the human rights, “bullying is commonly regarded as an aspect of aggression”. (Roland and Idsoe, 2001), there are significant differences between them , the most important of which that “bullying is different from peer conflict. It is conflict between individuals that do not share equal physical and / or psychological power. Bullies are usually stronger and victims are usually perceived as weaker and unable to protect themselves.” (Masterson,1997) Bullying expands in many aspects of everyday life; from schoolchildren and teenagers, to adults , working environments and even spouses and family members. Considering that the first signs of bullying appear among schoolchildren, we should examine it in its infancy, that is, bullying in early years and school life, which in turn becomes with the passage of years violence and in some cases even crime.
Schools would also be less likely to be shot down if they cracked down on bullying and assisted victims of bullying. A report by the Safe Schools Initiative suggests that 71% of attackers of 409 school shootings were victims of bullying, (Paolini). On a similar note, Paolini, a school counselor, has similar speculations, saying “there are two leading causes of school shootings: bullying (87%), as well as both non-compliance and
Bullying and Genocide are similar in many ways. Bullying and genocide are in a sense almost the same thing, when you think about it bullys get joy out of seeing other people suffer, which is exactly what hitler and many others have done. Introduce the evidence (TEDx Talk, LA Times article, your class literature): Charly had to join the war or else he was going to be killed.Mirielle was raped by a warlord for no reason. Charly had to join the military because he was forced to, it was technically genocide because if he didn't join he would have been killed. Same reason with Mirielle if she didn't get raped she would have been killed. My evidence fits because it explains what genocide is like and how it is in other countries.
Stuart Henry’s “School Violence Beyond Columbine” is looking at the major aspects of violence, not just when it consists of guns in school, but from bullying. Henry uses multiple theories and applies them to the concept that school violence is broad and is composed of a continuous violence, not just one incident. Throughout Henry’s research, he finds that the violent situations are due to different social concepts in society, such as the social hierarchy in schools and the type of discipline used at home. When it comes to school shootings and extremely dangerous and violent behavior from students, most of these students were first victims of these different social notions known in today’s society. The reason Henry uses interdisciplinarity is to understand how all of the different type of behaviors generate school violence. Henry’s goal was to learn more about this major issue in our schools
Adolescence years which are the most important times of someone 's life are about self-awareness, searching for a new identity, formation of personality and not only physical but also mental changes and it can be affected by anything. Along with changing hormones and environment where student lives or is exposed to, there may be observed violent behaviors and/or bullying actions. Bullying can have different connotation for different people but as a dictionary definition, it means abuse and mistreatment of someone vulnerable by someone stronger, more powerful ( Marriam-Webstar Dictionary). Among the students, especially in the high schools, bullying is some kind of power-seeking and it is a common behavior. Most of the time, it could be seen as giving a name or mocking with physical appearance, but sometimes it can include violence; however, both of them can affect bullied students ' life negatively and permanently. There are two main effects of bullying on students who are bullied.
Bullying has been a very challenging issue to resolve for many years. It is increasingly spreading by the use of social media, where most bullies spread malice at the touch of a button. Bullying’s prevalence has lead to numerous consequences such as anxiety, depression, diminished effort in academics, and suicide. Many schools have implemented effective anti-bullying policies to prevent these consequences from occurring, but this school’s current policy hasn’t incorporated strict rules and consequences to battle issues associated with bullying. In order to eliminate bullying as a whole, the school must implement a new policy which imposes strict consequences on bullies.