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Human Science of Violence: Resolving Problems Together Sciencesphere 2007: PAEP. Greg Malszecki, Ph.D LaMarsh Research Centre on Violence & Conflict Resolution & School of Kinesiology & Health Science in the new Faculty of Health, York University. Check out these videos online:.
Greg Malszecki, Ph.D
LaMarsh Research Centre on Violence & Conflict Resolution
School of Kinesiology & Health Science in the new
Faculty of Health, York University
Violence: rough force in action, harmful action or treatment, illegal or unjust use of physical force to injure or damage persons or property
Bullies can take the fun out of school where bullying happens most and turn something simple like a ride on the bus, stop at a locker, or walk tothe bathroom into a scary event that's anticipated with worry all day.
Bullying in CanadaFor almost two decades the PREVNet Scientific Directors and their colleagues have asked many children about their experiences with bullying and victimized or have bullied
Source: Craig, W.M., Pepler, D.J., Jiang, D., & Connolly, J. (in preparation). Victimization in Children
and Adolescents: A developmental and relational perspective.
Lens on the Child or Youth’s Relationships: Signs of Bullying OthersChildren who bully others often experience power and aggression in their own relationships or in those close to them:
Lens on the Individual Child or Youth: Signs of VictimizationChildren and youth who are being victimized often show a change in behaviour and/or emotions:
James Gilligan (2000): almost every act of violence preventable, if it is an actual top priority
water/sanitation for all: 9 b.
basic health/nutrition for all: 13 b.
“What is conditioned can be deconditioned. Men can change” --Catherine Itzin
“Witnessing violence teaches you violence and makes you hate.” --Adolescent, Sask. Youth in Care & Custody Network
Violence begins with ignorance and ends with understanding.
“Spring when flowers burst out of hard patches of wintered land makes growth look so easy, but do not be fooled; growth is the process of staying with what seems futile and useless and ungiving and barren until it becomes something that we know was worth doing. Growth is the process of finally finding good where for a while no good seemed to be”—Joan Chittister, feminist theologian & ecologist