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41: Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Imagine this if you would as a parent or as a child. Late in the evening you are awakened by your mother returning home from the motel in which your father is staying as a divorce grows near. You are young and do not know about what or why grown ups do things. You haven't the slightest idea of what domestic violence is. Seeing your mother crying you ask her, “ What happened, why are you crying?.” She pulls the sleeve of her shirt down to reveal her shoulder and upon your eyes you see a black and ... to the child? How does one go about saying what happened? Tell the truth. Explain to the child the reason for it and that it is something never to be done by that child. Domestic violence is a cycle in which the development of a child determines if the cycle continues or not. They are placed into the factors of which keep the cycle going or ending not only by ...
42: The Real Issue Of Youth Violence
The Real Issue Of Youth Violence Many people are quick to make accusations why the children of this age are doomed. Recently, with the high school shootings, people are pointing figures to determine what has caused the recent outbreak of "youth violence." It doesn't seem like that youth violence has happened to this extent at any age throughout the history of the United States. Why is there this increase in violence? People are looking at what has been the biggest change in the ...
43: Paradise Lost: Milton's Approach To Lust, Sex, and Violence
Paradise Lost: Milton's Approach To Lust, Sex, and Violence There is no reason to apply modern theories to Milton if we do not care whether Milton remains alive. However, if we wish him to be more than a historical artifact, we must do more ... not want to be confused with the stereotypical puritan. Milton the poet, seems to celebrate the ideal of sex; yet, he deplores concupiscence and warns against the evils of lust, insisting lust leads to sin, violence and death. From the beginning, Satan, like fallen humanity, not only blames others; but also makes comic and grandiose reasons for his evil behavior. Yet, despite his reasoning to seek revenge against God, "his true ... clear. In this metaphor, Milton expresses that sex itself is not a sin; to be without it is a "hellish" punishment. However, Milton rejects the morality of lusting for sex, equating it with: death, sin, violence and Satan. Milton elucidates the lustful desires of Satan throughout the first few books. For example, liquid, a common symbol of femininity is depicted seven times in the first two books in the form ...
44: TV Violence: Impossible To Get Rid of Violence on Television
TV Violence: Impossible To Get Rid of Violence on Television Tear gas flushes a gunman out of a house where he had been held up. He comes out shooting, then falls in a hail of bullets from the S.W.A.T team ... of the news? Many people think it should be banned. But would that be breaking the first amendment? I believe that TV doesn't control what people do, people control what people do. There was violence before TV was invented, but people can't blame themselves, so they blame TV for their problems. In most shows murderers get caught or killed. Why would someone want to take the risk of ...
45: Bill Brady on Violence in America
Bill Brady on Violence in America Murder is the still number one cause of death for young African Americans males. This high number of death means that we have to start keeping these young people alive by reducing the level of gunfire and terror among the young, in schools and cities. Violence is not confined to a street corner nor to anyone type of person. It’s the corporate executive and the person using the ATM machine at night that are subjected to it also. Violence, while present throughout our nations’ history has recently taken some inexplicable turns for the worst. It’s not a sheriff in the Old West it’s The Menendez family, the Bobbitts, and Jeffrey Dahmer ...
46: Violence and Sportsmanship in Sports
Violence and Sportsmanship in Sports The theories of sport mirroring society, violence as a result of economic incentive, and the influence of the crowd behavior are the theories that I feel are responsible for the increasing violence in sports. Most people when involved in a highly stressful situation where violence is around wouldprobably resort to a fight to resolve their differences. In sport, why should we expect any difference.In events ...
47: The Genetics of Violence
The Genetics of Violence Introduction We, in the 1990’s, are slowly and inevitably being faced with the sociological and biological implications of impending genetic power. This power is analytical, in such cases as the Human Genome Project, which ... begin to see this new genetic power as a dangerous drawback, rather than an advancement of human culture. One of the most highly contested and objectionable topics of genetic power is the analysis of crime, violence, and impulsivity. Doubtless, most will agree that children are not born with a natural affinity for violence and crime; yet, new genetic studies are beginning down a long road of finding the hereditary basis for impulsivity. While these studies continue to search for the genetic source of aggression, child testing programs, ...
48: School Violence
By: Kristy E-mail: holyfoley98@hotmail.com Violence in society is more prevalent today than ever before. Media and entertainment have opened up violent images for children to see. Availability of weapons to school age children seems incredulous. News stories of elementary school ... the basic terms and concepts that a person needs to function properly in our society.” (Schroder 75). As public education has grabbed the attention of parents, policy-makers, and political candidates, the problems of school violence have received increased attention. School safety has become the sixth initiative of the U.S. Department of Education’s Goals 2000 program. They propose Safe, Disciplined, and Drug-free Schools by the year 2000. (Perlstein ... Many experts believe that the shootings at Columbine and other schools are not just a school problem. They say that problems in American society also play a role. Some experts say there is too much violence in the media, including movies, music, and TV. The American Academy of Pediatrics has urged a limit to the amount of TV kids watch because it is too violent. (Perlstein B.02) Just recently ...
49: Media and Society
... was viewed with black and white ghost like figures on a screen so small hardly anyone could see them clearly. From reporting the news, and persuading us to buy certain products, to providing programs with violence, television has all but replaced written material. A lot of the material that can be seen on television is violence. Unfortunately, it is these violent programs that are endangering our present day society. Violent images on television, as well as in the movies, have inspired people to set spouses on fire in their beds, lie down in the middle of highways, extort money by placing bombs in airplanes, rape, steal, murder, commit numerous other shootings and assaults, and much much more. Over 1,000 cases have proven that media violence can have negative affects on children as well. Media violence on children increases aggressiveness and anti-social behavior, makes them less sensitive to violence, and to victims of violence, and it increases their appetite ...
50: TV Violence
TV Violence A major topic of conversation nowadays is whether or not voilence on television causes children to bahave more violently. Shortly after I began to research this topic, I realized that it is not a clear ... the parents were not able to entirely shield their children from the Power Rangers TV show. Many US broadcasters, available on cable, continued to air the show. Another study that supports this belief that TV violence causes children to act more violently is an experiment conducted by Leonard Eron and his collegues. In these studies, Leonard Eron and his collegues studied childern for a number of years and measuread peer ratings ... position is discussed. The author, Thelma McCormack discusses the goals of the action group that refers to themselves as the Child Savers. According to this article, the Child Savers believe that "Programs which contain gratitous violence will not be shown on television."(McCormack 1993.P20) They basically want to force the CRTC to wake up and take action. They are also considering making an ammendment to the Criminal Code. The ...

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