By Jonathan Fast
The 1st e-book to combine disgrace study right into a unmarried overarching theory
· Why are a few little ones magnets for bullying?
· Why do homosexual teenagers devote suicide 4 occasions as often as "straight" youth?
· Why can we have extra women and men in felony than the other kingdom within the world?
· Why are tuition shootings and acts of family terrorism at the upward push?
What might be the subject that ties all of those questions jointly, which gives a window into such a lot of facets of the darker elements of human habit? In a notice, disgrace.
Shame is a robust and intricate emotion, able to generating dramatic reactions from even the main mild-mannered humans. whereas disgrace will be hired in optimistic methods, equivalent to instructing youngsters stable manners, different different types of disgrace might be devastating, or perhaps deadly. even if, few humans really comprehend the position of disgrace in acts of bullying, violence, and discrimination.
In past Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of disgrace, Bullying, and Violence, veteran professor of social paintings Jonathan quickly deftly weaves jointly examine from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics, and heritage to create a unmarried overarching concept of disgrace. The booklet introduces the idea that of "weaponized shame," a poisonous and intentional assault on someone else, noting that weaponized disgrace is usually on the middle of bullying occasions. With transparent, effortless language, Dr. speedy strains the nuances of disgrace via a number of universal sorts of bullying, highlighting bullying in response to sexuality, gender, and race. Noting the pervasive presence of weaponized disgrace in American tradition, Beyond Bullying extends disgrace conception to acts of household violence, racism, college shootings, and household terrorism. the problems that reason bullying aren't restricted to the schoolyard, yet quite are accountable for terrible acts of violence around the country.
Beyond mere thought, the e-book offers concrete feedback for fit methods of facing disgrace, together with recommendations for diffusing in all probability damaging occasions. a useful source for fogeys of bullied kids, Beyond Bullying also will attract lecturers, counselors, and social workers.
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Additional resources for Beyond Bullying: Breaking the Cycle of Shame, Bullying, and Violence
He approaches his father with the expectation of a piggyback ride around the backyard. The father, who is engrossed by a phone call about the bake sale he is organizing for daycare, gently pushes him aside. Depending on his temperament, he may cry and scream as though his heart is broken. Rejection seems tragic and permanent for a little guy with a foggy sense of past and future. When his father gets off the phone, he comforts him and takes him for a piggyback ride around the yard. Soon the child is giggling, and the temporary rejection is forgotten.
1 (1989): 3–7; Barbara Holland, Gentlemen’s Blood: A History of Dueling (New York: Bloomsbury, 2004). 32. Lewis, Shame and Guilt in Neurosis. 33. Maimonides, Mishneh Torah Hilchot Teshuvah—The Laws of Repentance, trans. Rabbi Eliyahu Touger (New York: Moznaim, 1990). 34. Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism, 4th ed. (New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 2001). 35. Lewis, Shame and Guilt in Neurosis. 36. Gilligan, Violence: Our Deadly Epidemic and Its Causes.
27 Drugs and alcohol overpower shame the way whitewashing a wall hides disturbing graffiti. The shadow of the graffiti shows through, but as long as the addict or alcoholic continues to brush paint over it, it can be ignored. The fear of facing this mass of hidden shame is one of the factors that make recovery so challenging. Avoidance also includes defense mechanisms, a form of self-deception that people use unconsciously to protect themselves from intolerable emotions. Denial is a common defense mechanism among addicts and alcoholics.