School Violence In School

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SCHOOL VIOLENCE: AN INCREASING CONCERN IN THE LAST FEW YEARS Violence can be defined as strictness, using force instead of verbal communication, or excess of scolding and humiliation.(Kardaş, ‘TRNC Journal of National Education’, “Violent tendencies of students and attidudes of teachers towards violence” no.3, 2009, p. 13) It is generally agreed today that school violence has become a serious phenomena.In contrast to common belief, it is not new though, for it is originated in ancient times. “From the coordinated attack at Columbine High School in Colorado, to the one-man massacre at Virginia Tech, violence in schools has become a topic of increasing concern in recent years and has prompted a flurry of studies on possible precursors to gun-related…show more content…
20, no. 11, 2009, p. 1400) .On 18 May 1927, a bath school disaster happened and paved the way for other incidents related to school violence.Percentage of victims in junior…show more content…
(Special tabulation of data from U.S. department of Health, Education and Welfare in 1978) Even though schools must be places which are supposed to meet the educational needs of students, students easily fall in with violence and begin to figure out almost all of their problems by using violence which has two types.First type is the violence which is executed by people whose intentions are to rob, to steal anything or to slaughter anybody without any reason.The second is the type that is carried out by students themselves towards school personnel or other students.In the second type, no matter what the students’ points are, to steal or to fight for a specific reason, the behaviors are directly related to aggression.The period between childhood and adulthood, when the youth have tendency to prove who they are, contains violence mostly.Such crimes as destroying environment, theft, fight, rape and murder are intensely gone through at this period of time.Although the tendency to violence is generally common among boys, it is important to emphasize that it is dramatically increasing among girls, too.(Fromm, ‘TRNC Journal of National Education’, Violent tendencies of students and attidudes of teachers towards violence, no. 3, 2009 , p. 16) Violence can be traced to a great number of reasons such as physical, sociological or psychological.This essay

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