Essay on Related Literature for Bullying

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SEC 2 Definition of Bullying - Bullying is committed when a minor student commits a series of two or more acts directed towards another minor student, or a series of single acts directed towards several minor students in a school setting or a place of learning, with the intent to constitute harassment, intimidation, force or humiliation. Such acts consist of any or more of the following:

Threats to a person with the infliction upon the person, honor or property of the person or of his family or any wrong; Stalking or constantly following or pursuing a person in his daily activities with unwanted, obsessive attention; Theft; Public
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Extra-institutional Recourse - DepEd, CHED and TESDA shall also provide [or recourse to students who are victims of acts of bullying and/or their parents 01' guardians to compel the school administration to act on their complaints on acts of bullying.

SEC. 8. Other Offenses Punishable by Law - This Act shall be without prejudice to other criminal, civil or administrative remedies provided by la;v and shall not prevent the victims from availing of the same independent of the remedies provided for in this Act.

SEC. 9. Repealing Clause. - All laws, decrees, orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are' hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.

SEC. 10. Separability Clause. - If, for any reason, any provision of this Act is declared to be unconstitutional or invalid, the other sections or provisions hereof which are not affected thereby shall continue to be in full force and effect.

SEC. 11. Effectivity Clause. - This Act shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following its publication in the Official Gazette or in two (2) newspapers of general circulation

Psychology's Contribution to
Understanding and Managing Bullying within Schools (REID, MONSEN, and RIVERS. 2003)

Bullying has been defined as the ``systematic abuse of power'', which ``repeatedly and deliberately'' (Smith & Sharp, 1994, p. 2) harms others (Hazler, 1996). Bullying may

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