Cliques and Cults as a Contributor to Violence in the School Environment

@inproceedings{Miller2008CliquesAC,
  title={Cliques and Cults as a Contributor to Violence in the School Environment},
  author={Thomas W. Miller and Thomas F. Holcomb and Robert F. Kraus},
  year={2008}
}
School-aged children and adolescents seek various forms of social bonding experiences and the school setting provides the opportunity for such an experience. In the popular movie Mean Girls, the “Plastics” are the social pinnacle of the high school hierarchy, immortalized through the barrage of teen-themed movies focused on this issue. Clearly embedded in our social consciousness, there is a perceived hierarchy that is characterized by altered behavior and appearances that include designer… CONTINUE READING

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