Polymorphous Heterogeneity and Episodes of Violence in School Community: Educational Implications for Building a Democratic School

The present article is an attempt to shed light on a
plethora of research studies concerning bullying and acts
of violence within school settings. Furthermore, a basic
aim of the chapter is to present different facets of school
bullying. The presentation and interpretation of different
theoretical approaches and the connection with the pro ile
of different fragile community members aims to gain an
understanding of bullying and victimization. Social
and cultural heterogeneity seems to reinforce
intimidating forms of aggression. Furthermore, the
article emphasizes on suggestions that deal with the root
causes of aggression, abuse and violence to help schools
prevent and deal with this serious issue and become
the nurturing learning environments and democratic
school that they should be.


Maria Sofologi, Euaggelia Markou, Georgios Kougioumtzis, Afroditi Kamari, Anastasia
Tsanidou, Georgia-Nektaria Porfyri, Sofia Vavetsi , Sofia Giannoglou, Maria Efstratopoulou, Eleni
Tsiviki, Eleni Bonti and Dimitrios Tachmatzidis

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