" Breaking Down Bullying: Some Anthropological Views and Solutions” by Elizabeth. A. Burlingame (2013)
Because the number of stories about intimidation in America's colleges and schools boosts, the impression that there is very little that can be done to halt it also appears to increase. Seeing that 2010 in New York Express there has been an anti-bullying statute in place to cope with it through education and the punishment of offenders. Nevertheless , when Felicia Garcia, 12-15, of Staten Island, New york city reported becoming harassed simply by members of her secondary school football crew, the mediation help your woman received has done small to alleviate her turmoil. In October of 2012 Garcia committed suicide by getting deliberately looking at a coach. The resulting firestorm out of this event has done little apart from provide another example of how important dealing with bullying is and how difficult it is to know what to complete to provide a better solution.
Intimidation has been a element of American years as a child since in least the turn of the 20th 100 years. Classic Showmanship films – the " Our Gang” series, " Little Lord Fauntleroy” and " Poor Little Rich Girl” – almost all present whatever we in America today would phone bullying – children being persecuted physically/psychologically by others. In some of the films the bullying is usually presented as a part of the rite of passage from child years into adult life. My own mother remembers becoming bullied with a boy who does follow her home following school to call her names and physically intimidate her.
Intimidation behavior has been recorded in the technological research of anthropologists. Ruth Benedict records in her mid-20th hundred years research around the Japanese, and Canadian anthropologist Richard Lee notes in his contemporary exploration on the Ju/'hoansi, that children in other civilizations can enjoy in ways that sound like lovato. Clearly precisely what is considered appropriate varies through time and in every culture. Precisely what is considered " right” is a matter of cultural and historical norms...