Bullying Is Defined As Unwanted, Aggressive Behavior Among People

1099 Words Apr 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Name: Gustavo, Aaron y Chris
Class: Spanish 125
Date: 03/23/16
Work # 2
Professor: Dr. Sandz
Bullying
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among people that involves a real or perceived power imbalance (Consideration for specific groups). Bullying is usually a repetitive behavior or it has potential to be repeated in the future especially among children. According to stopbullying.gov, in order for an act to be considered as bullying there has to be an imbalance of power and the act has to be repeated at least once (Consideration for specific groups). Bullying can consist of verbal, social and physical abuse. Bullying is very common among children in school and among children who others consider as lower class. The national center for education statistics states that an increasing number of Latino and Hispanics students get bullied every day (Huffington Post). Approximately 26% of Hispanics students live in fear that they are going to be abused by their peers and that’s only a percentage of those who are not afraid to report they are being abused (Tejeda). Being a victim of bullying especially as a child can include repercussions later in life that can include depression, fear, anxiety, drug abuse, and so forth.
Bullying can begin as early in a child’s life in preschool and intensify when that child goes into middle school and high school (Bullying and Teasing: No Laughing Matter). There are many ways a child can learn how to be a bully. Children learn…

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