What type of conflict is illustrated by this scenario a young boy is attacked by his peers because he has an unpopular haircut?

  • This type of conflict over an unpopular haircut is called 'bullying.' Bullies or groups of bullies are often a product of the environment in which they grew up in or, they are not confident in themselves without realizing it and often will take out their frustration and anger on the weakest people around them. Some bullies can also just have a mean streak in their character and enjoy harming others either verbally or physically.