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Bullying and Victimisation in Schools: A Restorative Justice Approach

  title={Bullying and Victimisation in Schools: A Restorative Justice Approach},
  author={Brenda E. Morrison},
  journal={Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice},
  • Brenda E. Morrison
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Psychology
  • Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice
Bullying at school causes enormous stress for many children and their families, and has long-term effects. School bullying has been identified as a risk factor associated with antisocial and criminal behaviour. Bullies are more likely to drop out of school and to engage in delinquent and criminal behaviour. The victims are more likely to have higher levels of stress, anxiety, depression and illness, and an increased tendency to suicide. This paper reports on a restorative justice program that… 
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