Universal Journal of Psychology Vol. 4(1), pp. 1 - 20
DOI: 10.13189/ujp.2016.040101
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Research of School Bullying Behaviors on Junior High School Students in Southern Taiwan City


Wang Chuan-Hsing 1, Chou Mei-Ju 2,*, Huang Chia-Fen 3
1 Institute of Education, Taiwan Shoufu University, Taiwan
2 Department of Early Childhood Education and Center for Teacher Education, National Pingtung University, Taiwan
3 Homeroom Teacher, Sin-Tung Junior High School, Taiwan

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to understand the current situation of the school bullying behaviors of students in junior high schools in Tainan City. It also compares the differences among the varied personal, family, and school backgrounds, and explores the relationships between what influences school bullying and being-bullied behaviors and school bullying and being-bullied behaviors. Finally, it analyzes the anticipated facts that influence school bullying and being-bullied behaviors. The subjects in this research were the public and private junior high school students of seventh, eighth, and ninth grade in Tainan City, and the researcher compiled questionnaires –"the investigation on the school bullying behaviors of students in junior high school in Tainan City." There were 641 questionnaires given and 639 effective questionnaires were collected. The data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics, the method of Independent t test, One-way ANOVA, Scheffe Posteriori comparison, Pearson Product-moment and multiple regression with SPSS. The findings were as follows: 1. The school bullying behaviors on students of junior high school in Tainan City still exist. 2. There are significant distinctions on the school bullying behaviors in the different personal backgrounds for the students of junior high school in Tainan City, including gender, interpersonal relationship, and academic achievement. 3. There are significant distinctions on the school bullying behaviors in the different family backgrounds for the students of junior high school in Tainan City, including family members, sibling numbers, the harmony of parents' marriage, and parents' discipline. 4. There are significant distinctions in the school bullying behaviors in the different school backgrounds for the students of junior high school in Tainan City, including homeroom teacher's discipline. 5. The whole school bullying behaviors, bullying behaviors and being bullied of students of junior high school in Tainan City are positively related to each aspect-privacy, language, body, and majority. 6. There is significant anticipation of the facts of influencing school bullying behaviors for school bullying behaviors. That means we can use the facts of junior school bullying behaviors to predict the behaviors of school bullying. The facts include interpersonal relationship, homeroom teacher's misinterpretation, gender, the harmony of parents' marriage, family members, and parents' discipline.

KEYWORDS
Junior High School Student, Bully, Family Harmony, Teacher Discipline

Cite This Paper in IEEE or APA Citation Styles
(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Wang Chuan-Hsing , Chou Mei-Ju , Huang Chia-Fen , "Research of School Bullying Behaviors on Junior High School Students in Southern Taiwan City," Universal Journal of Psychology, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1 - 20, 2016. DOI: 10.13189/ujp.2016.040101.

(b). APA Format:
Wang Chuan-Hsing , Chou Mei-Ju , Huang Chia-Fen (2016). Research of School Bullying Behaviors on Junior High School Students in Southern Taiwan City. Universal Journal of Psychology, 4(1), 1 - 20. DOI: 10.13189/ujp.2016.040101.