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By Trent Bax

This booklet presents a fully-contextualised, multidisciplinary exam of bullying and violence in South Korean society. Bullying and violence has been a urgent societal factor due to the fact 2011, having been labelled as a 'social evil' to be eliminated by means of the govt.. even if, the problem has been incorrectly constrained to high schools whilst actually it truly is common in society and in expert settings, as Bax argues during this unique new textual content.
Through twenty in-depth case reviews and unique case fabric from a Juvenile Detention Centre, Bax examines the historic, cultural, political and social contexts of bullying and violence to raised comprehend the character of those crimes, the perpetrators, and the way they arrive jointly within the broader cultural panorama in which the person, the relations, the varsity and the neighborhood are embedded.

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Bullying and Violence in South Korea: From Home to School and Beyond

This booklet offers a fully-contextualised, multidisciplinary exam of bullying and violence in South Korean society. Bullying and violence has been a urgent societal factor considering 2011, having been labelled as a 'social evil' to be eliminated through the govt. besides the fact that, the problem has been incorrectly restricted to colleges while actually it really is frequent in society and in specialist settings, as Bax argues during this unique new textual content.

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Anngela-Cole, Linda and Wakita, Juri. 2010. ‘A cross-cultural comparison of factors associated with school bullying in Japan and the United States’, The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families. 18(4), pp. 413–422. (Hilton et al. 2010) 24 Ahn, H. 2002. A Study of the Fact that ‘Ijime’ Affects ‘Wangtta,’ Jechon-Shi, South Korea: SaeMyung University. (Ahn 2002); Lee, J. 2006. ‘Collective ostracism among youth in Korea’. In C. Daiute, Z. Beykont, C. Higson-Smith, L. Nucci (Eds) International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 124–138.

2008) 26 Jones, Eric. 1991. ) Bullying: A Practical Guide to Coping for Schools. Harlow: Longman (pp. 16–17). Italics added for emphasis. (Jones 1991) 25 36 Bullying and Violence in South Korea tyranny. But while bullying is understood as an abuse of power, what is not asked often enough is: What is ‘power’? For Erich Fromm, one of the most influential psychoanalysts of the 20th century, the word ‘power’ denotes two contradictory concepts: 1. Power of (the ‘capacity’ to do something), and 2. 27 Power of (and also power to) is understood as the human capacity for ‘productiveness’ and can be regarded as our life-generating potency.

Pick anything randomly in the tests. ’ © The Author(s) 2016 T. 1007/978-3-319-44612-7_2 25 26 Bullying and Violence in South Korea They subjected me to water torture. They injured me and hit me in the groin. They took away texts books so I couldn’t study. They made me do their homework and errands. In December, I wanted to commit suicide on several occasions, but each time I was prevented from doing so because I thought about you, Mum and Dad. Every day it got more and more severe and became crazy, and they wanted me to go to Dongdaemum and buy clothes, which they would then take away.

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