Mohammad Fakhri, Punadji Setyosari, Wayan Ardhana, Nur Hidayah


This study aims at explaining the characteristic of cognitive empathy and affective empathy within school bullying students on Madrasah Aliyah Al-Barokah Mataram. This study is a case study with the subject of study are four students of school bullying which is identified by school cumulative record, one counseling teacher, and two classroom teachers. The data of the study were obtained through interview, field observation, photos documentation, as well as personal and school document. The data were in the form of spoken or written discourse and observable behavior and attitude of the object. The data, then, were analyzed through data reduction, data exposition, and conclusion or data verification. The result of the study showed that the empathy of the school bullying students was dominantly influenced by social and family circumstance. The characteristics are 1) ethnic perspective taking in which the students are not able to take other’s perspective. They could not put themselves in the other’s shoes well, 2) empathic feeling and expression in which the students could not feel empathy to the other who possesses different value, cultural, and custom background.


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