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    Hazing: bullying in the military

    Bourke, Joanna (2016) Hazing: bullying in the military. Psychology and Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal 53 (1-2), ISSN 1553-6939.

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    Abstract

    Military hazing, or the imposition of painful and/or humiliating practices on recruits, is a common form of bullying. It has a long and contested history but, unlike other forms of bullying, proponents within the armed forces defend it, often with great passion. This article explores some reasons for its longevity. In the U.S. Marines, army, navy, and airforce, hazing is generally justified in individual, psychological terms. In this article, I argue that there are stronger institutional forces encouraging its practice.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Research Centres and Institutes: Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2016 09:59
    Last Modified: 01 Jul 2020 04:34
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/14368

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