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By Trent Bax

This publication offers a fully-contextualised, multidisciplinary exam of bullying and violence in South Korean society. Bullying and violence has been a urgent societal factor when you consider that 2011, having been labelled as a 'social evil' to be eliminated by means of the govt.. notwithstanding, the problem has been incorrectly constrained to high schools while actually it truly is frequent in society and in specialist settings, as Bax argues during this unique new textual content.
Through twenty in-depth case reports and unique case fabric from a Juvenile Detention Centre, Bax examines the historic, cultural, political and social contexts of bullying and violence to higher comprehend the character of those crimes, the perpetrators, and the way they arrive jointly within the broader cultural panorama during which the person, the kin, the varsity and the group are embedded.

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31 As experienced by Seung-min, having a measure of mastery over another person means transforming that individual into a ‘thing’ by making them an object of your will so that you can do with them as you please; including hurting, humiliating, and enslaving them. ’ Such shuttles can take various forms, including: • Bread Shuttle—Being forced to do errands for his/her ‘master(s),’ such as buying bread or other snacks. • Bag Shuttle—Being forced to carry the master(s) belongings. • Homework Shuttle—Being forced to do the master(s) homework.

I am so sorry. I know that this way is the most impious way, but if I keep living like this the more impious I become. 1 This is the first part of Seung-min’s suicide letter, the contents of which detailed the acts of bullying he was subjected to prior to his death in Daegu on December 20, 2011. This letter is important for understanding contemporary school violence in South Korea as Seung-min’s bullysuicide case can be understood as the ‘initial spark’ that ignited this current wave of attention directed toward violent students and their victims.

Html (Jun Ji-hye 2014) 62 Kang Hyun-kyung. 2014. ‘Sons often ruin dads’ political career’, The Korea Times, August 18. ’63 What we learn from such cases is that when we talk of bullying in South Korean society, we cannot leave the analysis at the school gate. 66 A Cycle of Suicides ‘We are really sorry,’ Seung-min’s perpetrators expectedly professed after being arrested. ’67 In a survey of 7,000 4th to 6th Kim, Sarah. 2014. ‘Reports of abuse in barracks surge’, Korea Joongang Daily, August 21. aid= 2993813&cloc=joongangdaily|home|newslist1 (Kim 2014) 64 Kim Tong-hyung.

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