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Childhood, Politics, and Satire in The Child in Time - Childhood, Politics, and Satire in The Child in Time   For most children there is a strong desire never to grow up. This ‘Peter Pan’ complex has a large impact on most children and therefore very many adults later in life. Many of the images in The Child in Time are related to this desire, and the title is possibly directly related to the concept.             Kate is the first example of this eternal youth. She is not killed by any significant event - she does not succumb to a disease nor is she struck my an unfortunate accident - instead, during what would be a completely standard and banal trip to the supermarket she is abducted....   [tags: The Child in Time] 1260 words
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It's Time to Stop Child Trafficking - According to the factsheet from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICFE), which is a global organization and active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programmes and National Committees “The huge transnational industry of trafficking in human beings generates approximately up to $10 billion per year” (www.unicef.org). Even though child trafficking is an illegal and underground trading, there are still huge numbers of child trafficking by we are known. Nowadays, most countries have better laws to protect their own citizens....   [tags: legal issues, UNICEF]
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The Benefits of Breastfeeding a Child in a Long Time - ... Adjustments were made to distinguish other factors which will contribute to the intelligence quotient but they still produce a higher result for babies who were breastfed with a mean test score of 0.11 and 0.30 SD. This study shows how the duration of the mother breastfeeding her child links to cognitive outcomes in later years of the child. There was a small significant association between the duration of the child being breastfed and the cognitive outcome from 8 years of age till 11years. Child who were breastfed had high mean scores on the cognitive test; did well in the reading and mathematics test assessed by the teacher; had a better results in the higher examination before leaving...   [tags: maternal intelligence, breast milk] 1602 words
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Time is a major theme in Ian McEwan's The Child In Time. - Time is a major theme in Ian McEwan's The Child In Time. "Time is always susceptible to human interpretation. And though time is partly a human fabrication, it is also that from which no parent or child is immune." Time is a major theme in Ian McEwan's 'The Child In Time'. He treats the subject irreverently, 'debunking chronology by the nonlinearity of his narrative.' - Michael Byrne. McEwan uses the setting of Stephen's dull committee as the backdrop for his daydreaming. Even Stephen's thoughts are not choronological, and his daydreams constantly flit between different times, although this could be to emphasise the overall flexibility of time....   [tags: English Literature] 2083 words
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Child Obesity: A Ticking Time Bomb - Child obesity is predominantly caused by eating more than the daily recommended number of calories and not moving around enough to burn them. If it is not tackled appropriately this will rob the many nations’ of intelligent talented and potential leaders according to the Youth Engagement Guide. Obesity is the accumulation of abnormal or excessive fat that will later on present risks in the child’s adult life. Paediatric obesity is one of the major lifestyle issues in modern society. It has tripled since the 1980’s due to the increasing sedentary lifestyle of children....   [tags: fat, risk, calories, study]
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It's Time to Put an End to Child Labor - It's Time to Put an End to Child Labor People believe that child labor does not affect them, not realizing that the Persian rugs they put their feet on are made by suffering children in a dark, small room. They don’t realize the soccer balls that their children are kicking around outside are made by children themselves, who slave away for little or no pay at all. In 1999, ap-proximately 250 million children are employed or enslaved across the world for little or no money at all (Gay 23). Imagine how these child workers are depraved from experi-ences the joys of childhood....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive] 1265 words
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Doctor Who, An Unearthly Child a Show About Time Travel - What if you could live for a couple thousand years traveling through time and space in a chameleon ship exploring the universe while averting disaster. In addition to that, what if you’re always the smartest person in the room regardless of where you are. If so, then you would be the Doctor, well almost except the Doctor’s chameleon circuit board in his ship is broken so he has to travel around in a small blue police box called a Tardis, but hey no worries, it’s bigger on the inside. This is the setting for one of the world’s most famous sci-fi television series....   [tags: planet gallifrey, alines, whovian]
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Can Parental Time Commitment and Family Economic Status Influence Child´s Academic Performance? - ... For instance, as family income increases academic performance increases, this would be considered a positive correlation. A longitudinal research will be done with a sample that consists of four hundred children. At random the four hundred children will be selected from two different preschools, one preschool from an urban mid high economic neighborhood and the other from an urban low economic neighborhood. The sample will consist of diverse children and will follow them from prekindergarten until ninth grade, which will be collect as data....   [tags: research, correlational design] 1451 words
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Receiving an Education Before and After Having a Child -   Jr. High School. When life was simple.When homework meant nothing,time was not an issue,and when silence was easy to find.When you are the only one you have to worry about in school these things are easy to find. However my first year of highschool I became a mom. Although it was the best day of my life,finding the time,and silence were suddenly hard to find.Belive it or not,there are a lot of differences before an after having a child,and receiving an education.   When I was in Jr high I didn't think of school as a benefit to me,but more of a senseless bother....   [tags: school, silence, teenager, time, purpose] 532 words
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Nourishing a Child - The word hunger can mean the painful sensation caused by the want of food, the want or scarcity of food in a country or a strong desire or craving. In relation to the term World Hunger, the word refers to the want or scarcity of food in a country (World Hunger, 2011). In areas of the world, including the United States, where hunger is an issue, malnourishment becomes a very serious concern. Malnutrition is a very basic term referring to the general lack of some or all nutrients needed to support human health....   [tags: Child Development ]
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The Advantages of Child Care Centers - “In 2002 63% of children under age five were placed in some type of non-maternal child care setting” (Peng and Robbins, 1). This large percentage is due to the fact that many families especially child bearing women have no choice but to work in order to support their growing family. Therefore the parents have the option of enrolling their children into a type of non-maternal or family based childcare facility. Even though this may what’s more convenient for most parents, there’s still a lot of thought that goes into deciding what center will offer your child the most, developing wise....   [tags: Child Development ]
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The Development of a Child's Brain - I often look at newborns in amusement and wonder what were are thinking about. Never did I stop for a moment to think about the complex wiring of the brain. It is known that the complete development of the brain is necessary for the normal physical and mental processes of a person but I wrongly assumed that such development is completed before birth. It is interesting to know that Dr. Harry Chugani, a pediatric neurobiologist at Wayne State University amazing has provided a glimpse inside an infant’s head....   [tags: Child Development] 1308 words
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Jerry Sandusky: Child Molester or Not? - To most children, everything in the world is good, righteous, and completely innocent. Getting their apple juice stolen by his or her brother is the worst thing that could possibly ever happen to them. Being safe, secure, and worry free is the reality for most children, as it should be. For 10 individuals that have made their childhood incidents open to the public, a very evil and twisted man stole the innocence that they once knew. This man is Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky was known to most as a normal man who coached football at Pennsylvania State University, also known as “Penn State” (Bronstein)....   [tags: Child Molestation]
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A Child's Need for Discipline - Parenthood is the hardest job in the world, but done right it can be the most rewarding. Teaching a child the right way from a young age will pay dividends. A child needs guidelines in which to follow in order to develop into a well rounded adult. Showing the child the right way from the start will make the growing and learning process easier for them. A child taught to use manners as early as they start to talk will use them naturally as they progress through childhood, manners might not be high up on modern day parent’s lists of priorities, but, the concept of manners brings with it also the concept of respect for others, the two go hand in hand....   [tags: Child Development] 675 words
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Transitioning a Child To Daycare - When a parent leaves their child off at a daycare, they often wonder why their child who was happy and content before they arrived cries and screams when their parent leaves to go to work. This is a very hard transition for infants, which is why it's our job as infant toddler teachers to make the transition as comfortable and relaxing as possible. The reason children feel this way when their parents leave is because they are in what Piaget calls the sensorimotor stage, and are in the beginning of object permanence meaning that an infant realizes something is their even though they cannot see it....   [tags: Child Development] 527 words
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Child Labor and its Effects - In today’s world, one would believe that the majority of Americans would oppose supporting a business that exploits the use of child labor to produce its goods. However, the odds are we all have in one way or another supported these businesses the last time we went shopping. Whether it is a toy for a child or a jacket to keep you warm, it was probably was made using child labor in one of the many different parts of the globe. The use of child labor is a major factor of the global economy in today's age of globalization where U.S....   [tags: Child Labor]
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Imaginary Companions In Child Development - Introduction Many children experience a common phenomenon known as the imaginary companion. This usually manifests itself in the creation of an invisible person that they engage in an active relationship with. While many parents are confused about how to approach and relate to their child and their child’s imaginary companion they should be assured that the process is quite normal. Imaginary companions are not a sign of mental illness but a normal healthy part of a child’s development (Taylor, 1999)....   [tags: Child Development]
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Child Abuse Must End - Do you know anyone who has been abused by someone they love or even you who has been abused. If you have or know someone who has its not okay. It happens every single day to millions of children everywhere. Child abuse is something not to be taken easily. It has seen to become a major social problem and causes of children’s unhappiness and health. Not all child abuse is reported but should be. It’s not just young aged children it is also teenagers who get abused. So take a moment and think do you know anyone who has gotten abused or is being abused....   [tags: A Child Called It] 722 words
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Child Learning Through Play - Children have a natural inclination to play, alongside a natural instinct to learn and to be curious and inventive, which are characteristics of the human race in general. This quote taken from Janet Moyles is a good starting point for this essay. It is well known that children love to play. If a child were to be left to his/her own devices they would happily play and create new worlds anywhere they were left. It has been well documented and researched that children learn excellently through play....   [tags: Child Development ]
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What Effects Do Child Beauty Pageants Have On The Child? - What Effects Do Child Beauty Pageants Have On The Child. The tension is building. It is almost time for her to go on stage. Everything, from head to toe, is double checked to make sure it is perfect. Her make-up is flawless. The foundation covers any unevenness in skin tone, while the blush gives her cheeks a nice rosy glow. Eye shadow, mascara, and false eyelashes have been applied. Lipstick and lip gloss contribute to the pout of her lips. Her hair has been curled, teased, placed in an upswept hairdo, and heavily sprayed with hair spray to keep the hair in place during her performance....   [tags: Child Psychology ] 1128 words
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Case study of a Child With Aggressive Behavior - Case studies are a collection of data obtained using various methods gathered on an individual or group to record areas of interest in order to assist with analysis and provide recommendations. The study should include the name of the person, although this should be protected to provide anonymity where appropriate, and a brief description of the subject. The setting where the study is to be performed should be included. The aim of the observation must be presented along with a report of the findings....   [tags: Child Psychology]
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The Importance of Self-Esteem in Child Development - How important is good self-esteem in the development of children: extremely important!. Having good self-esteem is a key component in the healthy development of children and adolescents (Nuttall, 1991). A person with high self-esteem feels like they can accomplish anything they set their minds to, whereas a person with low self-esteem feels that they are unimportant and nothing they do will make a difference (Nuttall, 1991). How a person feels about themselves affects how they will act, this is true in adults and adolescents as well as small children (Nuttall, 1991) There are a myriad of influences that can make a difference in the self-esteem of children today: parents, teachers, friends,...   [tags: Child Development]
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Child Development: Schedules and Habits for Children - Parents begin teaching their children in the early stages of life, even while they are still infants. Establishing a schedule for feeding, sleeping, bath time and playtime are the first things babies learn, and come to depend on. Providing mobiles that play music, toys that entertain, even parents who sing to their babies are ways in which help them develop into curious toddlers, and this is why the first and best teachers are parents. As babies enter the toddler stage, they demand attention, and are very eager to learn....   [tags: child development,] 433 words
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Child’s Play is Serious Business - “For young children, there is no distinction between play and learning; they are one and the same. Playing is a priority in early childhood, yet not all play is the same” (Butler, 2008, p. 1). Since the beginning of mankind children have imitated adults and learned to survive through play. Evidence of this includes toys and board games from 6,000 years ago that have been found in Egypt and Asia (Dollinger, 2000). In the last two centuries, child’s play has been observed and studied by theorists and recognized as an important tool for adult life....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Parenting Styles and Child Rearing - Parenting style is very important in child rearing and can have consequences in the way that a child develops and can have long term effects on children and their personality later in life. Diana Baumrind developed her ideas of parenting styles and their effects by studying 100 preschool children and their parents. Although most of the subjects of her study were Californian middle class European Americans, thus not offering much diversity in her study, the results were very persuasive and interesting....   [tags: Diana Baumringd, child development] 888 words
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The Effects of Child Abuse - The effects of child abuse are multiple. The pain and trauma the abused child goes through is just a small part of how this cauldron of hidden depravity in our society affects all of us. Wrecked lives can be seen in persons of all ages and in all walks of life. Society as a whole is also effected by child abuse both in negative and positive ways. In this essay I will present some of the factor and results of this violent behavior on individuals as well as our culture. Early American culture did not consider child abuse a crime....   [tags: Child Abuse Essays] 1702 words
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Benefits of ending child labor - Florence Kelly, a factory inspector of the late 19th century, described the plight of the “Cash Child” at a conference in Geneva, New York. As described in a newspaper clipping, “She called attention to the fact that in our absorption in our efforts to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we are oblivious to the presence of the cash child, whose young life is a sacrifice to our indifference.” Adolescence is the beginning of many positive changes for individuals, and allowing children more time to develop would lead to far greater benefits than those provided by underpaid child labor....   [tags: Exploitation of Children, Child Labor]
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Child Development Observation - In this assignment I am going to describe a child observation that I have done in a nursery for twenty minutes in a play setting. I will explain the strengths and weaknesses of naturalistic observation through the key developmental milestones based in Mary Sheridan (2005) check-list and provide a theoretical explanation to support the naturalistic observation. First of all I would like to explain why the child observation is important for social workers. It is important because it focus on the problems that arise when a child‘s situation is not taken seriously and consequently have harsh consequences for both worker and child (Climbié Report, 2002)....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Child Care Services - Child Care Services, that include first, custodial services concerning health, hygiene and safety of children, second, child development services covering socialization, language skill and personality development and third, pre-school services ranging from informal learning to formal educational preparatory learning from elementary schools, was appeared to be initiated in France in 1770 in the name of “Salles d’asile” (asylum room) for serving the interest of working women. Along with custodial services, academic subjects such as reading and doing arithmetic, performing singing and drawing as extra-curricular activities were being taught in order to bring order, discipline and obedience to i...   [tags: Child Development ] 1522 words
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Preschool Child Obersvations - PART 1 The pre-school is in a small rural village with a high ratio of staff. We use a key person system working with the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS), promoting the five outcomes of Every Child Matters. We do this by learning through play, risk taking (physically, emotionally and intellectually), creative thinking and listening to children. In partnership with parents who continually inform staff of their child’s welfare, disposition, activities and any concerns both formally and informally....   [tags: Child Development]
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Child Developmental Theories - Child Developmental Theories When an infant arrives in the world they are helpless tiny humans who depend on adults for every need from love, to feeding them. It is amazing how these tiny babies grow into adults able to make decisions and become self-dependent. There are many theories about how children develop and what roles the environment plays, what people affect their lives and how events can shape their personalities. Some of these children have and easy life and some have a harder time making that journey to adulthood....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Child Abandonment in China - Quietly and dreadfully going through the dark streets in China, a mother carries her new born baby girl who is screaming a piercing sound, that sound it the last memory that the mother will ever have of her daughter. The mother has no time to say goodbye to her child, only the last few minutes she gets to hold her, while running to her destination. Exhausted, she knows that she has no option, she knows that she cannot take care of her baby girl, she has to let her go. The only way the daughter will live, is if her mother lets her go....   [tags: overpopulation, one child policy]
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Child Abuse in America - According to Tennyson Center for Children, “A report of child abuse is made every ten seconds in the U.S.” (“Child Abuse in America”). One cannot fathom the idea of why anyone would intentionally hurt the innocent children of today’s society. Child abuse happens with children of all ages, gender, and religions. Likewise, the world can be identified as a harsh place, where child abuse occurs around the world, and is even evident in the United States. There are many factors that contribute to this repulsive behavior....   [tags: Child Abuse Essays]
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Child Labor in Agriculture - “Sandy couldn’t see hands in the darkness of his home (a shack made from palm bark and zinc). He is from Dominican Republic. Although, he couldn’t see his hands: he could feel the burning sensation from the scars on his left thumb. He labored on a farm trimming garlic plants.” (Child Labour) He couldn’t eat breakfast and besides it was nothing for him to eat. He didn’t have work boots so he was forced to walk barefoot. It is not believable that today child slaves are sold for less than they were in the 1900s....   [tags: Against Child Labor]
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What Is Child Labor And What Does Child Labor Do? - Why do people think that it’s okay to take children and have them work for hours and hours. Do they not know that children have lives of their own that they would like to enjoy. Do they know that children needs their education and don’t have time to be worrying about jobs, especially at the ages they already are. What are the parents doing about it. Why do the bosses even allow themselves to even put the children at risk. Do they not like children. So, if you’re like me and wanted to know what is child labor, I’m here to tell you....   [tags: child labor, child workers, labor force]
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Child Development Case Study - One precious little girl, charming responses, and thirty well spent minutes adds up to a successful Piaget project. The time spent on interviewing a child for cognitive development was insightful, and gave me a first hand look at how a child’s mind matures with age. N.G., 4 years, 11 months, embodied all I could ask for in a child to conduct such an interview on. Nearing her fifth birthday in the upcoming week, her age is central between ages three and seven, providing me with information that is certainly conducive to our study....   [tags: Child Development, Piaget, psychology] 1017 words
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Child Observation and Assessment - The child I observed was a seven-year-old girl in Year 2 who sat on the second highest ability table in a mixed class. While not in school, she lived a substantial distance away meaning she travelled to and from school by car and was often the first child to arrive in the morning and the last to leave in the afternoon. I will focus on the social and emotional development of this child who, from now onwards, will be referred to as C. I carried out two types of observation: these being narrative observation and time sampling....   [tags: Child's Social & Emotional Development] 1972 words
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Child Abuse and the System - Can someone help. I feel alone. Why won’t they hold me. Why don’t they love me. A child that has been neglected, beaten, and unloved are crying out. When child abuse comes up in a conversation or just a thought that passes through when a story about another child being mistreated pops up on the news is a topic that most people have a hard time grasping or even understanding. Child abuse is a physical abuse but also can be an emotional one as well that is caused by a parent, guardian or someone else who is suppose to take care and protect them....   [tags: child protective services, protecting children] 1184 words
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History of Child Labor Practices in the United States - One could not begin to speak of the unspeakable regarding the notion of child labor, not only in the US, but the ugly truth about the practice through out the world, with out making reference to the practice of "employing" children in a historical perspective, i. e., since children have been around. The truth is it - the practice - of putting children to work has always been with us as a species, and most likely will be part of our human story for as long as we exist. However, here in the United States we would like to believe that as a "modern"nation, we can agree as a civilized society, that children have a place as not only gentle creatures of our very fabric, but ultimately also serve as...   [tags: Child Labor] 2543 words
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Can Gays Adopt a Child? - Some people are embedded in one way of thinking. They think that there should only be traditional families that consist of a mother and a father, not two moms or two dads. However, family is becoming less about blood relations and more about people in committed relationships that associate in the same place over time. This is significant because…It can be said that children’s healthy development can be affected by a child’s relationship with their parent, their parents competence, and their family’s social and economic support rather than the gender of their parents....   [tags: blood relations, parents, child development] 542 words
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Child Labor: Nowhere Is Without - ... Child laborers are employed everywhere in the world, places like Asia and Africa have a high population of juvenile workers. Sadly the number of exploited adolescents continues to grow. In India minor’s labor makes up 3.6% of it’s entire workforce (LaborAwareness). In addition, about 85% of those children are employed in jobs that involve agricultural work. India is one of the worst examples of child labor abusers. India only represents a minute number. However, world-wide 218 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 are working today (LaborAwareness)....   [tags: exploitation, child soldiers, juvenile workers]
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The Importance of Books in a Young Child’s Life - There is no question that all parents want their children to be successful, in whatever they do; this is especially true when it comes to succeeding in school. These days’ schools are expecting young children to know their alphabet and beginning to read and write in kindergarten, adding extra pressure for parents. In response to that pressure many companies have now developed products that claim that if you watch their DVD’s, and use their flash cards you will teach your child to read, even before they can talk....   [tags: Child Development]
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The Powerful Message of Beckett's That Time - The Powerful Message of Beckett's That Time     Samuel Beckett's That Time is a play that delves deep into the human psyche, exposing the audience to the potential effect and consequence of one continually living in the past. Lack of punctuation and fragmented repetition make the play rather challenging to grasp yet effectively mirrors the purpose that Beckett has intended in this work. In That Time Beckett dramatically illustrates several common downfalls to human nature, which ultimately act as plagues against the mind, such as the avoidance of the present in the continual analysis and obsession of the past, and the uncomforting effect of silence....   [tags: That Time Essays]
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The Child Abuse Epidemic in the United States - According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 3.3 million referrals for alleged maltreatment were made in 2013. Out of the 3.3 million referrals, 899,000 children were officially documented as being maltreated(Child Abuse & Neglect 2015). Child abuse is the mistreatment of a child. Child abuse is recognized in several forms; physical, emotional, sexual and neglect. Children who experience any form of abuse will tend to withdraw themselves from their peers and sometimes from other family members who are not aware of what is taking place....   [tags: Causes & Effects of Child Abuse]
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The Benefits of High Quality Child Care - It is common knowledge that a parent is considered the most efficient caregiver for their children. It’s also known that with daily responsibilities of caring for a child financially, parents partake in full-time and/or part-time employment. While needing to do so, many children attend daycare/preschool facilities. Granted, it is the parent’s responsibility to cautiously select where they decide to take their children. This is because parents know that while they are away for numerous hours of the day, their children are in the hands of another care provider and that their care would have an enormous impact on their children....   [tags: Child Rearing, Parenting]
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The Role of Media in Reporting Child Abuse - The media began to report upon child abuse when society decided that it was no longer a family issue. A study conducted by Fishman in 1978, stated that crimes perceived as “family matters”, such as child abuse and wife beating, were keep private because they were too common to warrant interest from journalists (McDevitt, p. 264, 1996). In fact, public attention to child abuse as a problem within our society “has often been tied to media attention on the subject” (McDevitt, p. 262, 1996). The media’s role in reporting child abuse is to help deter child abuse perpetrators and to inform the public....   [tags: The Media and Child Abuse]
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Should Child Welfare Regulations Be Changed? - ... It seems that each time they are able to get their children back with ease, leading to our second and probably most difficult problem. DCS officials and lawmakers are important to this debate because they are the ones that have the power push through changes in current child welfare legislation. This is especially true because of the children that are unfortunate enough to have been born to and failed by their biological parents. They are in need of an advocate that will give them a voice in which that they might not otherwise have....   [tags: Department of Child Services]
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Arizona and Child Protective Services Proposal - Arizona and Child Protective Services Proposal In recent news, there had been a report of more than 6500 child abuse cases gone uninvestigated within the well known system of the Child Protective Services agency. Because of this astonishing uncovering, many of people in the state of Arizona have come to the realization that perhaps the agency isn’t as efficient at doing their job, as they’d expect. And although efficiency is a problem, the issue of the children's’ safety is put at a greater risk....   [tags: child abuse, risk, government]
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Child Abuse and Poverty - ... Many poverty-stricken parents would batter their children- breaking their legs or gouging out an eye- so that the children would drive pity out of others while being forced to beg on the streets, during nineteenth century times. Because people during the nineteenth century believed that parents had the right to discipline and raise their child in ways that they saw fit; also, based off of the naïve mindset that a parent could never hurt their beloved child, very few legal actions were made to stop physical child abuse....   [tags: physical child abuse, parents, law] 775 words
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Methods of Child Discipline - Because the beliefs, education and cultures of people vary so much, along with the age of the child, methods of child discipline vary widely. The topic of child discipline involves a wide range of fields such as parenting, behavioural analysis, developmental psychology, social work and various religious perspectives. Advances in the understanding of parenting have provided a background of theoretical understanding and practical understanding of the effectiveness of parenting methods. The word discipline is defined as imparting knowledge and skill, to teach....   [tags: child punishment,human rights,education]
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