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Storytelling in Eavan Boland's In a Time of Violence

- Storytelling in Eavan Boland's In a Time of Violence       In her 1994 collection of poems, In a Time of Violence, Eavan Boland presents her readers with a very focused set of controlling ideas. These ideas, centered around the concepts of family, history, legends, and storytelling, fluidly intermingle and build upon one another as the work progresses until one notion, above all others, is clear: that the telling and retelling of stories and legends is not only a great power, but a great responsibility....   [tags: In a Time of Violence Essays]

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Violence from Politics in Eavan Boland "Inscriptions"

- Eavan Boland’s In a Time of Violence was an attempt to cast a light on violence while giving the victims an identity. As an Irish writer, Boland dealt with the idea of nationalistic politics, and her personal plight of being a mother in the suburbs. Her poem “Inscriptions” and “Child Of Our Time” were both written to give names and faces to the innocent deaths of children by political violence. In her essay “Subject Matters”, and interviews, Boland remarks on how she viewed the political poem and her ideas about motherhood....   [tags: society, motherhood, innocent, deaths, children]

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`` Love `` By Eavan Boland

- Eavan Boland’s poem “Love” comes from her collection entitled In a Time of Violence. In the piece Boland both reflects on the history of her and her husband’s love and ties it in with the story of a hero who travels to hell. The poem’s form is stanzaic, broken into 7 stanzas with 38 lines. “Love” is rich with metaphor, simile, personification and imagery. The poem makes constant allusion to Greek Mythology, and the author’s story runs parallel to that of Odysseus from Homer’s “The Odyssey” . Boland is able to convey the journey loves take throughout the course of a relationship and how it is affected during difficult times....   [tags: Greek mythology, Hero, Marriage, Epic Cycle]

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A Formalist Approach to Eavan Boland’s The River

- A Formalist Approach to Eavan Boland’s The River Over the years many different ways of analyzing poetry have been developed. One such approach is the “New Critical,” or the “Formalist,” which is based on the writings of Coleridge. The formalist approach is useful because it takes the poem’s form, which may be overlooked, and analyzes it to see what its effect is on the meaning of the poem. There are other aspects taken into consideration, like who the speaker is and how the author incorporates “ironic awareness” into the poem....   [tags: Boland River Essays]

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Eavan Boland

- Research Paper on Eavan Boland Born in Dublin in 1944, Eavan Boland is perhaps one of Ireland‘s greatest contemporary poets. She is a well educated woman who knew at a very young age that she was destined to find her path in life through literature. Being removed from her homeland at age five to live in London, she found herself next living in New York at the age of fourteen because of her diplomatic father. In the early stages of her teenage years, Boland met the Irish poet Padraic Colum at a party hosted by her parents....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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It's Time to Get Tough on Domestic Violence

- Domestic Violence occurs to one in every four women in the United States and about one in every four fail to report it. There are a variety of solutions to resolve this issue. One solution is to establish a zero tolerance policy for first time offenders. Another solution is to provide temporary counseling for both victims and offenders to provide them help for their unstable relationship. Lastly, offenders are mandated to wear ankle bracelets that have prior records of Domestic Violence; this will overrun the restraining order policy amongst victims....   [tags: Violence Against Women Essays]

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Violence : Violence And Violence

- Violence is one of the serious problems that the whole world has it, not only the United States. Every day in the news we see reports about shootings, wars, thefts, drugs, rapes, and deaths, and that is basically the definition of violence. Violence has many types such as: Physical violence, Sexual violence, Emotional violence, Psychological violence, Spiritual violence, Cultural violence, and Verbal Abuse and each kind of violence has its own definition. Violence has been an issue hundreds years ago....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse]

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It is Time to Eliminate School Violence

- It is Time to Eliminate School Violence The mix has become appallingly predictable: volcanic anger, no one to turn to, and readily available firearms. Result: dead and wounded students, teachers, and faculty at schools in all parts of our nation. Violence in our schools, whether it involves threats, fistfights, knives, or firearms, is unnecessary and intolerable. Children deserve a safe setting to learn in. Teachers and staff deserve a safe place to work in. Communities deserve safe schools that educate kids and help keep neighborhoods safer....   [tags: School Violence Essays]

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Media Violence vs. Real Violence

- Television is the source of the most broadly shared images and messages in history; it is the mainstream of the common symbolic environment into which children are born and which has a major part to play in our lives. One can argue that media violence contribute towards social violence where the effects place a huge impact in ones being. Television violence is not only a form of media violence; there are other significant forms of media that contribute to media violence which are computer games, comic books and music....   [tags: Violence]

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Violence in the Media

- Some believe that violence in the media is to blame for violence in people, but that argument is undermined by the realization that violence existed long before video games and television. In fact, violence has actually been steadily decreasing since these things have been growing in popularity. Critics of violent media seem to long for the “good old days”; a time before there was violence in the media. These critics fail to acknowledge that those “good old days” were actually far more violent than today....   [tags: Violence]

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The Failures of Violence

- Violence is inherently flawed. In the immortal words of Gandhi, "Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary." Therefore the most successful strategy for long-lasting peace and independence is nonviolence. This concept is crucial to understand the history of this time period. Violence and the lack of it, nonviolence plays a major role in the play of this chapter. Many question the practicality of nonviolence: “How can it work?” “Why can't armed and powerful opponents simply kill everyone that doesn't agree with them?” The answer couldn't be simpler: because the people will revolt....   [tags: Violence]

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Violence in the Media

- Violence, in various forms, has been around for as long as man kind has existed. Ancient civilizations such as the Romans, and the Greeks, enjoyed violent entertainment as a sport, in numerous ways like gladiator battles, lions eating people in the Coliseum, etc. However, not even the Romans could foresee violence sneaking into the media the way it has today, and it’s wreaking havoc on our posterity. There’s too much violence in our media today. In movies, television, video games, everywhere. It’s in our faces everywhere we turn, and it’s having a negative effect on people of all ages, all over the world....   [tags: Violence ]

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Violence, Violence And Violence

- In fact, violence is occurring in our life, it tends to increase rapidly. According to the documentary “Tough Guise,” most of them who related to violence are males because they try and become a “real man.” Many boys and men put up based on an extreme notion of masculinity that emphasizes toughness and physical strength, and gaining the respect and admiration of others through violence or the implicit threat of it. This is a reason why the violence usually associates with males. Where do males learn from these....   [tags: Man, Male, Gender, Violence]

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Violence Inventory Assignment : Violence

- What I’ve learned from doing this violence inventory assignment is that violence is present in my everyday life. Violence occurs more often than I thought. With me playing football I see violence and I am apart or involved with violence every day when I attend practice. A lot of people know how physical or violent the sport is by just watching games. But they don’t understand how vicious the game is. They see vicious hits through the media but only the players that play the game feel how vicious the hits are because we are actually playing in the game....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence, Cartel]

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Sex, Violence, And Sexual Violence

- Introduction Approximately 15.5 million American children, ages 0-17, are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) in their homes every year (McDonald, Jouriles, Ramisetty-Mikler, Caetano, & Green, 2006). Worse yet, seven million of these children live in severely violent homes (McDonald et al., 2006). The CDC defines IPV as “physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, and psychological aggression (including coercive acts) by a current or former partner” (“Intimate Partner Violence,” 2016). Children witness 80-95% of the violence that occurs in their homes, and most child witnesses to violence are under the age of six (Graham-Bermann, Miller-Graff, Howell, & Grogan-Kaylor, 2015)....   [tags: Violence, Aggression, Domestic violence]

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Grieving in Amber by Eavan Boland

- Eavan Boland’s poem “Amber” was published in the Atlantic Monthly in December of 2005. This poem starts off sad, talking about a death of a friend and how grieving seemed to last forever. Boland shows us this through lines one through five. It then goes on saying that if you think of all the good memories that the grieving process will pass and you can be happy when thinking about the lost friend. Boland’s poem “Amber” is showing us that grieving shouldn’t last forever and that memories can take away the horrible feelings and bring happiness when thinking about a lost loved one....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Violence On Television And Violence

- Speculation as to the causes of the recent mass shootings in American schools and other public places motivated me to pay more attention to violence on television and in video games. Most of these horrible attacks on innocent people occurred by a teenager or young adult. Flipping through television channels, I started paying attention to what type of media content is available for school-age children, and questioning whether the use of aggression or violence in media influences children. An alarming concern came over me as I flipped through the channels designated specifically for children, and viewed some of the shows and movies aired....   [tags: Aggression, Violence, Media violence research]

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The Effects of Media Violence on Children

- Pretend you are a parent. You are at home and you see your child acting in a hostile and aggressive manner. You ask him where he picked up on this behavior. He replies, “I saw it on Television.” Television violence had a role in the child's behavior. Media violence can have a lasting impression on children, teenagers and adults not only through television, but also through video games. In the past two decades, there has been a significant increase in violent behavior in the United States (Merino 1)....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Effects of Media Violence on Teenagers

- Media Violence has been discussed and debated for many years. Authors, such as Jonathan L. Freedman reveal issues that reveal how corporate storytellers are less concerned with imparting positive cultural values than they are with making great sums of money. These multimillion-dollar corporations know violence is a major profit boost and use it indiscriminately to increase their income. Unfortunately, among the consumers of this unwarranted violence are young children and teenagers who observe and absorb its content....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Violence Within

- The most popular thing in our world today is not family, schooling, religion or even the newest song by Jay Z. The thing that our world seems to be the most attracted to is violence. Throughout the years of evolution and invention violence has become the most progressive thing in our society. But through humans’ natural nature of misguidance we often use violence as the solution to many problems, and that may be the real problem. Whatever it is used for good or bad violence seems to be a part of everyday life and no matter how hard we try there is no escaping it....   [tags: Violence]

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Violence: Leading Cause of Death

- Violence is the expression of physical or verbal force against self or other, compelling action against one’s will on pain of being hurt. Violence is every where around the world. Each year 1.6 million people world wide lose their lives to violence. Violence is among the leading causes of death for people aged 15-44 years worldwide; 14% of deaths among males and 7% among females. Neurobiologist Jan Volavka says “violent behavior is defined as overt and intentional physically aggressive behavior against another person.” which means that people are just violent because they choose to be....   [tags: Violence, ]

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The Role of Violence and Television

- Television and Violence One of the increasing problems in today`s society is the violence caused by watching too much television. In 1950`s only 10% of American households had television, but today that number reached higher levels and 99% of households own one or more. Television is most of the time amusement and entertainment for many young people, especially children. Television itself has an impact on everyone. Some researches show that television has good sides and that can be entertaining and educational at the same time, where children learn more about cultures, places, and they use their knowledge when it`s necessary....   [tags: Violence]

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Sport, Aggression, Violence and Victimization

- Sport-Related Aggression, Violence, and Victimization Aggression, violence, and victimization are remarkably dynamic terms. How these terms are understood and defined is shaped by formal and informal social policies and controls (Goldstein, 1986). Excluding assertiveness from the definition of aggression as it relates to violence, aggression can be considered to encompass behaviors intended to cause physical or psychological harm. Violence may be understood as an extreme form of aggression, in which the intent of the perpetrator is to cause serious harm (Berkowitz, 1993)....   [tags: Violence ]

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Workplace Violence in Corporate America

- The proposed research is an examination of workplace violence in Corporate America. As a growing concern in all industries, preventive measures need to be explored. Three types of research methods will be compared and contrasted in relation to the proposed research. The methods to be analyzed are quantitative designs, qualitative designs, and mixed methods designs. The appropriateness of each design will be examined as they relate to the topic. Workplace violence is a serious problem that deserves to be explored due to the number of incidents and the severity of some incidents....   [tags: Violence ]

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Television, Violence, And Violence

- “There are certain clues at a crime scene which, by their very nature, do not lend themselves to being collected or examined. How does one collect love, rage, hatred, fear…. These are things that we’re trained to look for," (Criminal Minds). Intriguing, isn 't it. "I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent," (Criminal Minds). Television gives us easy access to the stories of life 's struggles that seem to pull us in. Much research has been done on television viewing such as: the amount of time spent viewing, the amount of violence, nudity, drug and alcohol use portrayed....   [tags: Violence, Television, Media violence research]

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Domestic Violence And Sexual Violence

- Domestic violence, also known as family violence is “violence perpetrated against family members by an offender who is related to the victim either biologically or legally…” (Welch, 2012, p. 506). Domestic violence affects millions of people all across our country. “In the United States, an average of 20 people are physically abused by intimate partners every minute. This equates to more than 10 million abuse victims annually” (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, n.d.). Domestic violence crosses all age, race, socioeconomic and gender barriers (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, n.d.; Welch, 2012)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence, Abuse]

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Domestic Violence And Family Violence

- Introduction: On an average day in the United States there are about 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines (2013). Domestic violence relates to family violence, which refers to the physical, sexual, or emotional violence that occurs inside of a family. Child abuse, intimate partner violence, sibling abuse, parental abuse, and elder abuse are examples of family violence. Family violence can occur in any household regardless of social status, race, and religion, as well as having harsh consequences....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Domestic Violence And Sexual Violence

- Most people in society are one sided when it comes to domestic violence. Most people automatically think domestic violence as men abusing women. Most people believe domestic violence is associated with gender. For instance, some people associate men with violent, destructive, and belligerent behavior. While women are often seen as innocent, fragile, and vulnerable. For many years men were the ones showing violent behavior, so most people believe men are usually the aggressor. Many people believe men should never abuse a woman, and if he does he will charged and most likely serve jail time....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Violence Can Be Controlled

- Cruelty in prison will be reduced with some minor changes. However, violence has been an ongoing problem in the penitentiary in both men and women’s prison. Roughly around 990,000 men are incarcerated in this country (Stojkovic 549). In addition to, 65,000 women offenders are incarcerated today (Stojkovic 549). Fights that happen in prison have gotten to an extreme high in society. Correction officers reported at least 3,000 assaults on inmates and officers each year at Rikers Island in New York City (Welch 178)....   [tags: Violence ]

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Family Violence And Domestic Violence

- Family violence is administered actually or in a threatening manner by an individual of their family. The violence could be toward an individual of the family or to their property, which results in fear or their safety. However, domestic violence can be violence toward any individual that is not family (Australian Government, 2015). In addition, family and domestic violence, is likewise known as family violence, domestic violence, or partner violence, which is repetition of abusive behavior in an affectionate or devoted relationship that in time involves one individual being in a position of power over the other, and results in fear....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Violence of Video Games

- The overconsumption of things that we assume are not harmful to us can result in death or very close to it, such as Vitamin b, codeine, alcohol, and water. What do all of these have in common. All of these can either kill you, or become very harmful to your well being if you consume too much of it. We could certainly compare the “overconsumption” of video games with violence to the above with added danger. The fact that video games are addictive as can be seen by anyone with experience of playing or the people in our lives who fell under the spell of video games....   [tags: Violence ]

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Love Opposes Violence Entirely

- With the recent swell of violence in Macon Georgia, people are asking the question, “Why is all this happening?” When entering Macon’s downtown many people now feel insecure and vulnerable. Some are even choosing to leave Macon, letting someone else deal with the problems. This doesn’t solve the problems though; it succeeds only in prolonging the pain and heartache. The problems are immense, but the reasons are few. The violence between gangs, the rapes, the drugs, and the murders, all of these can be changed with one simple thing; Love....   [tags: Violence ]

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Violence in Video Games

- As technology advances, new and creative forms of entertainment immerge from these advancements. One form that has grown immensely in popularity over the past dozen years has been video games. Taking form nearly four decades ago, video games have been one of the major embodiments of the growth of entertainment technology. Today, video games have taken many shapes, from the general PC and console games to special applications that can be found on social networks and even millions of cell phones around the world....   [tags: Violence ]

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Violence is the Enemy of Today’s Youth

- Violence is the Enemy of Today’s Youth When a child observes daily occurrences of violence across: news broadcast, radio, and public incidences, why society is so violent should not be the question, but how society can decrease youth violence should be explored. Today’s youth has an overwhelming burden to bear. Violence has increased in society and youth often are exposed to situations that end in violent acts. The family dynamic has changed significantly in the last 40 years: with increased divorce, single parent households, and blended families the variability for children to be unsupervised allows for increased exposure to violence as well as expressing violence....   [tags: Violence]

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Violence is the Enemy of Today’s Youth

- Children are dying, and too often parents don’t figure out what their child was involved in until it is too late. Today’s youth has an overwhelming burden to bear because of growing societal violence. When youth observes daily occurrences of violence, why society is so violent should not be the question, but how society can decrease youth violence should be what is scrutinize. The family dynamic has changed much in the last 40 years: with increased divorce, single parent households, and blended families contributing to the variability for children to be unsupervised....   [tags: Violence]

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Protecting Children from Television Violence

- Summary #1 Television violence, and media violence in general, has been a controversial topic for several years. The argument is whether young children are brainwashed into committing violent real-world crimes because of violent and pugnacious behavior exposed in mass media. In his article “No Real Evidence for TV Violence Causing Real Violence”, Jonathan Freedman, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto and author of “Media Violence and Its Effect on Aggression: Assessing the Scientific Evidence”, discusses how television violence, claimed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), does not cause real-world aggression among adolescents....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Effects Of Violence On Youth Violence

- School violence, family violence, media violence, and others, there are many type of violent crimes happen all the time, and people don’t have a lot of attention to think about what cause those issues. Sometime we walk on the street, we don’t even know who is normal person, and who might be attacked from someone is strange at the next moment. Richard Davidson, Dr. Fallon, and other scientists have found different cause of violent crime in nature and nurture during their studies. Nature is the way we were born, and nurture is the way we grew up, people might doubt about it that how nature and nurture cause violent crimes....   [tags: Violence, Crime, Violent crime, Brain]

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Domestic Violence And Sexual Violence

- Society thinks of domestic violence as men abusing women, but there are other ways around as to women abusing men. Typically, Society see’s men as physically stronger and capable of escaping violence in a relationship. An abused man faces oppressions to; as limited resources, skepticism from the police or law, and emotional obstacles. According to Helpguide.org, “No matter your age or sexual orientation men face domestic violence abuse as well as women do” (2014). The problem of interest I choose is domestic violence between couples, who are married, or boyfriend and girlfriend....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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The Violence Of Youth Violence

- Youth violence affects everyone around the United States but more so in Chicago, throughout the years youth violence against each other is at an all-time high. Although there are many articles and videos that have to deal with the violence being out in the streets is that it starts in the schools. Faculty and staff try and push the problems within in the school down making sure they are not seen as that bad, kids fight, people get hurt and the teachers do nothing. There has been an emphasis on school violence....   [tags: Crime, Violence, Violent crime, Education]

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Structural Violence the Unseen Violence

- The term violence brings to memory an image of physical or emotional assault on a person. In most circumstances, the person affected due to violence is aware that a violent action has been performed on that person. There is another form of violence where the affected individual, in most cases are unaware of the violence inflicted upon them. These types of violence are termed as structural violence. Structural violence is a form of invisible violence setup by a well-defined system, to limit an individual’s development to his full potential, by using legal, political, social or cultural traditions (Winter and Leighton, 1)....   [tags: Violence ]

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Laws Affect On Violence And Violence

- Laws Affect on Violence Surely, these laws have reduced violence, right. Not quite. During the 10 years of the Federal Assault Weapon Ban (1994-2004), homicide was reduced by ~30%, with gun-related homicide being reduced by ~34%, but in 2004, homicide was only ~3% lower than it was in 1984 (“FBI”). In general, the dramatically increased crime experienced in the late 80s to early 90s is attributed to the crack cocaine epidemic. During this time, murder rates in low-income areas, the primary location of production and consumption, more than doubled, due to the effects of the drug as well as the flow of illegal money through the community (Butterfield)....   [tags: Crime, Firearm, Gun violence, Gun politics]

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Violence Against Women Is A Gender Based Violence

- Violence a Curse Spell in Pendulum 's “Witchcraft” Violence against women is a gender based violence because it is targeted specifically to women just for the fact that they are a woman, this can be due to many reasons like the attacker feeling empowered because they think of women as being the weak gender. The United Nations advocates against violence towards women in their Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. They annotate that violence against women is a “manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women” It is something that happens more often that many people realize....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Violence Against Women Is A Gender Based Violence

- Violence a Curse Spell in Pendulum 's “Witchcraft” Violence against women is a gender based violence because it is targeted specifically to women just for the fact that they are a woman, this can be due to many reasons like the attacker feeling empowered because they think of women as being the weak gender. The United Nations advocates against violence towards women in their Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. They annotate that violence against women is a “manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women” It is something that happens more often that many people realize....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Youth Violence: Identify the Cause and Work Towards Prevention

- Introduction According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, Violence is the exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse. Violence is often a behavioral response that children are taught to use in order to achieve their goals. On the other hand, violence can become a routine and automatic way of coping with stressful situations for some children (Youth Violence and Suicide Prevention Team 1999). You violence is an old problem that is frequently an issue over which there is much debate....   [tags: Violence ]

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Video Games, Violence, And Violence

- Over the past years, video games have been a way to escape reality for some people. Video games vary from fantasy, romance, and role playing games to violent games. However, vicious video games have been blamed for school shootings, growths in bullying, and violence concerning women. Various people argue that these games numb players to violence, recompense players for imitating violence, and educate children that violence is a suitable way to resolve conflicts. Several studies display that video games with violent content are related to more hostile behavior in teens....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy, Violence]

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Subculture of Violence Theory in Today’s Society

- Subculture of Violence Theory in Today’s Society Introduction Gang activity and gang violence is a growing concern in the United States today. It is estimated that there are approximately 760,000 gang members and over 24,000 active gangs in various jurisdictions within the United States (World Vision, 2011). It is also estimated that 155 children are arrested for his or her participation in violent crimes every year and that most of this violence is directly related to gangs and gang activity (World Vision, 2011)....   [tags: Violence ]

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Does Media Influence Violence in the Behavior of Children?

- Critical Reading in Early Childhood Studies Does media influence violence in the behaviour of children. In this assignment, I will be writing about whether or not media such as television, comic books, music, video games, internet and movies influence violence in the way children behaves. Media influences violent behaviour in children because they learn what they see, also the heroes in cartoons or movies receive rewards for using violence to solve a situation therefore children might think or believe that this is the right way to solve problems related to their everyday life....   [tags: Violence ]

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Video Game Violence

- Most video games should be seen as a cause and effect for violence today. It doesn’t matter how old the person is, video games can affect people or escalate problems which can cause injury or even death. Too often gamers can become altered by the events that occur within a video game that they or a friend has played before. The perception of life and the game can become twisted and be used to hurt anyone. Children are the main concern; they can spend hours in front of a television and play. Most parents see there is nothing wrong with children enjoying video games in their free time....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Effects Of Video Game Violence On Human Aggression

- Throughout a number of recent studies, participants playing violent video games have consistently shown increases in their aggressive behavior, both during and after the gameplay. A study that linked violent video games to child aggression found that in every group they tested, “Children who were exposed to more video game violence did become more aggressive over time than their peers who had less exposure” (Harding 1). An increase in aggressive behavior after playing violent video games is quite common in most cases, although many gamers would argue that other factors, such as people’s emotions, cause this negative change in behavior....   [tags: Violence ]

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Domestic Violence Is Not A New Phenomenon

- Twenty Five Years of Declining Domestic Violence Today in America, there seems to be an overwhelming amount of violent crime that takes place. Watching the nightly news, one could take a tally of the numerous attacks and deaths that are reported. Violence is not a new phenomenon, however. From Cain murdering Abel, to massacres at villages being raided, to the atrocities of the Holocaust, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, violence is ever present. The focus of this paper is a subset of violence, domestic violence....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Assault]

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The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Children

- There is an immense role occupational therapists can provided for survivors of domestic violence to improve their overall quality of life. Victims of domestic violence often have lifelong challenges and are at greater risk for many disorders and occupational deprivation. Plat-Jones (2006) explains the need for health professionals to have more education and knowledge on the topic of domestic violence. It is important for health care professionals to be aware of the risks as well as the possible indicators of domestic violence....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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The Effects Of Violence On School Schools

- Physical violence including weapons and shootings are horrible occurrences on school campuses throughout the nation. Early detection of possible violence on campuses tied in with more counseling opportunities and stricter gun safety laws would lower the incident rate in U.S. schools. There’re many different underlying factors in a students’ life, which cause violent behaviors towards his or her peers, teachers, and parents. Students of all ages have to be able to balance their personal life with schoolwork; if the student isn’t able to stay focused on school work and find parental guidance, then the violence on social media, possibly the community and a challenging school environment can inf...   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence, Education]

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The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Women

- tro Domestic violence can often go unnoticed, unreported and undeterred before it’s too late. Unfortunately, recent awareness efforts have gathered traction only when public outcry for high profile cases are magnified through the media. Despite this post-measured reality, a general response to domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) by the majority of the public is in line with what most consider unacceptable and also with what the law considers legally wrong. Consider by many, more than just a social discrepancy, the Center of Diseases Control and Prevention currently classifies IPV and DV as a social health problem (CDC, 2014)....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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Violence Is The Act Of Breaking A Rule

- Many people choose to use violence in their own ways to achieve the goals they have set upon themselves. But are there situations where violent disobedience is ever justified. You might be thinking, what is violent disobedience. Violent disobedience is the act of breaking a rule placed upon oneself, ready to accept any punishment that is to come to thee. You could violently disobey anyone such as the police, your parents, and even yourself. I believe only in certain situations one should be allowed to violently disobey an order give to him or her....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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The Effects Of Television Violence On Children

- The media certainly have become part of our everyday life, part of our visual culture and everyday was the violent type content presented in the media and that makes environment seldom reflect on it and also leave side affects you may have. First make a reflection on the violent content shown in the media, see the effects they may have and a solution to regulate the effects thereof. The more violence the children watch in television the more chance they have to become violent. American children watch television for an average of three to four hours daily....   [tags: Violence, Media violence research]

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The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Children

- The Effects of Domestic Violence The propensity for violence is caused by many reasons. Including the violence caused by the psychologically health, the lack of morality and the violence state under unconscious. There is an old saying in China: Like father, like son. I believe that the family education and environment is very important to children, it will affect to them for whole life just like the old saying. I personally don’t prefer to send the negatively emotion or show the brutal situation to the surrenders when I want to state personal idea, especially to those negatively themes....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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A Report On Domestic Violence Incident

- The first important development in this case to underscore as a lawyer contacted by the perpetrator of this domestic violence incident is that a fuzzy surveillance videotape has already been aired on major news outlets. This means my client, this entertainment celebrity figure, has been basically caught in the act on the videotape committing domestic violence against his wife, a high ranking government official. This videotape has already been broadcasted on major news outlets. Due to the notoriety of both people, my client, as an entertainment celebrity figure, and his wife, a high ranking government official, this kind of news story has been given widespread coverage obviously....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Morality]

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The Poverty Of The Domestic Violence

- The Empowerment Groups are a vital component in the lives of the domestic violence victims we serve and at the core of our mission to work towards the elimination of violence and oppression against victims and their children. The group helps to begin and continue the steps that can lead to a life that is safe and free from violence for the victim and their families. We would offer weekly sessions (evening). There are approximately 48-sessions per year. We would also provide transportation (to and from the Empowerment Groups when needed), teaching materials, and program supplies....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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A Feminist Approach On Domestic Violence

- 1. From a feminist approach what are 3-4 of the key factors to consider when working in situations of domestic violence. Feminist social work in domestic violence should focus on empowering the woman to employ the existing resources, socio-political strengths, personal, and interpersonal to meet her needs (Payne 2014, p. 348). The four key factors to consider when working from a feminist approach in situations of domestic violence include: symptom removal, self-esteem, body image, and sensuality, quality of interpersonal relationships, and attention to diversity (Teater 2010, p....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Feminism]

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Domestic Violence And Its Effects

- Domestic violence is the most common cause of injury to women. Although it does not just happen to women, it also happens to men and children, does not matter the gender or age. Domestic violence and abuse does not discriminate anyone, violence happens in any gender, race, and ethnicity. Statistics, methods, signs of abuse and also how as social workers we can help out the victims. Domestic violence is dealing with physical assault, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another (NCADV, 2016)....   [tags: Abuse, Violence, Domestic violence]

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Domestic Violence And Its Effects

- Domestic violence can be defined as intimidation, physical violence, sexual assault, physical assault, battery, or any abusive patterns of power and control by one person against another. It can also include psychological violence and emotional abuse. Domestic violence often results in injury, trauma, and death resulting in emotional and physical devastation. Identifying domestic violence is not always easy to determine and may manifest over a period of time. Preventing domestic violence can be done by recognizing the signs of an abuser and getting help....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Violence]

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The Effects Of Violence On Children 's Violence

- It is hard to avoid violence. Violence is everywhere, and just because it is not happening in one 's life right now does not mean that it never will, or that it is not happening to others; it is in no way just limited to wartime. For such a developed and well-rounded country, childhood abuse is terribly common in the United States. According to the childhelp organization, for every ten seconds that pass by, "a report of a child abuse is made," yet there could be way more instances of child abuse that go unreported....   [tags: Video game, Violence, Anger, Aggression]

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Violence Against Women And Girls

- Today, many women are in relationships and in love, but they should be careful because the most common type of violence is domestic violence and as consequence can lead to intimate-partner femicide. Sometimes, the signs of domestic violence are ignored that they start to accumulate and it results into more grave situations such as homicides especially, the death of women. Perhaps the most common signs of domestic violence are isolation, stalking, verbal and physical harassment, lack of economic independence, manipulation and many other signs....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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The Issue Of Domestic Violence

- For my project I originally wanted to work in the Tongva community in the law aspect to make sure there were laws protecting women against being victims of sexual assault. After learning about how there is a need for volunteers to participate and help in the fight against domestic violence within the general urban Native population of Los Angeles, I plan on becoming a volunteer for a bigger organization instead. The ultimate goal for my nation building project is to volunteer and continue my volunteer work throughout my college years because domestic violence is something I feel very passionate about....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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Domestic Violence And Violence Against Women

- It started with a text. February 7th, 2009 singer Rihanna was brutally beaten by her boyfriend singer Chris Brown after he had gotten a text on cellphone from another woman. The fight ended with Rihanna bruised, bitten, and bleeding. With a lip nearly split to the bone and a swollen face, Rihanna was admitted into the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Though this is just one example of a domestic abuse incident, one in four women will experience in her lifetime. Domestic violence is defined as: acts of violence or abuse against a person living in one’s household, especially a member of one’s immediate family....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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Domestic Violence, Or Intimate Partner Violence

- In the dysfunctional world of domestic violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV), one of the dominating factors that affects the victims is that of their safety and their financial security (Carey & Solomon, 2014) (Davies & Lyon, 2014). Victims of IPV are reluctant to seek assistance from the courts out of fear that their partner will lose their job, and be unable to offer financial provision (Carey & Solomon, 2014) ( Davies & Lyon, ). Consequently, victims must find compromise between the risk of physical abuse, or financial insecurity (Carey & Solomon,)....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Abuse]

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Domestic Violence And Intimate Partner Violence

- Domestic violence /Intimate Partner violence is public health concern in the United States that affects all nationalities of women. Similarly, this act of such violence does not discriminate against race, color, social economic status, gender, or culture. This type of violence takes on many forms of abuse such as: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, economic, and psychological abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common disorder associated with intimate partner violence (Johnson & Zlotnick, 2009)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Structural Violence

- Structural violence is the way in which a social structure will harm people by not providing, by limiting or by barring people from receiving basic needs. Structural violence impacts people on the bottom rung of society. People who live in poverty or are not considered being of a high social standing. This could be because of a person’s age, sex, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, or any other aspect that makes them different from the majority of the population or different from what people consider to be the norm....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Time Machine By Herbert Wells

- “The Time Machine” is called the most known fantastic novel of the 20th century. “The Time Machine” was written in 1985s, the author is Herbert Wells (1986-1946). In his philosophical and utopian works, the fantastic plot is mainly designed to expand socially satirical intent. Why does the author send his character in the future. Even more he wasn 't interested in the technology progress; he was interested in all of mankind in thousands years ahead. This particular novel covers important issues such as evaluation and degradation, progress and regress of the human species....   [tags: Future, Time, Time travel, Present]

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Mob Violence

- A mob according to online dictionary (2011) refers to an out of control crowd who are bent on causing havoc and reigning terror should they be triggered. Mob justice refers to the activities of a charged group that vents their long held hatred on an individual or groups of people whom they perceive as their enemy. Carrigan & Webb as cited in Parker et al. (2003) state that no other nationals of any country have stood by to watch as the mob plunder and carry out a series of crimes against other citizens as the US did....   [tags: Violence ]

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Teen Violence

- Eating disorders. Anger problems. Suicide. When hearing these words, many things come to mind, but the most important thing to know about these words is that they are directly related to teen violence. The website “Family First Aid” tells us that teen suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death amongst adolescents in the United States and half of these yearly suicides are due to teen violence. Many people believe that slight cases of teen violence are just part of being a kid, when in fact they can have extremely awful and life changing effects on teenagers....   [tags: Violence ]

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Workplace Violence

- According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BIS), workplace violence affects 1.7 million people each year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 11,613 workplace homicide victims between 1992 and 2006. Averaging just under 800 homicides per year, the largest number of homicides in one year occurred in 1994, while the lowest number occurred in 2006 (CDC). This has become a serious concern and companies now have to take a stand to protect their employees as well as the organization....   [tags: Violence]

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Effects of Client Violence on Social Work Students: A National Study

- Pam Criss's article in the Journal of Social Work Education, titled Effects of Client Violence on Social Work Students: A National Study shows results on the effects of direct and indirect client violence against a random sample of MSW and BSW students from the National Association of Social Works in the United State. This study looks at how workplace violence is a concern for social work students entering their field placement. These types of violence may be a major factor in the student’s choice of decreased commitment to the occupation....   [tags: Violence ]

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The Effects Of Media Violence On Children

- Children and adults in the United States spend about seven hours a day consuming different types of entertainment, such as video games, the Internet, television, movies, and music. Studies have shown that the time spent using media surpasses different types of activities besides sleep. Today children live in homes surrounded with televisions, DVD players, CD players, computers, radios, and video game consoles. Children use television as their main source of media entertainment, but at the same time cell phones and the Internet have been increasing....   [tags: Violence, Aggression, Media violence research]

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The Legal System Of Domestic Violence

- The legal system has been moderately effective in protecting victims of domestic violence. The law no longer sees domestic violence as a private matter and has attempted to provide protections for victims of domestic violence. The growing recognition of domestic violence is reflected in the law through recent reforms, which seek to better reflect the values and ethics of society through providing an efficient and enforceable response, however it has not yet fully reached this goal. The legal system has attempted to protect victims of domestic violence through legal mechanisms, which attempt to achieve justice, such as the development of legislation and the introduction of concepts, such as...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Law]

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Domestic Violence Is Not Just A Problem

- Domestic violence is not just a problem in some households; it is also a problem in the celebrity world. Celebrities have been having problems of their own with abuse. Domestic violence is increasing due to celebrities and athletes. It is clear that women are presented as half-human and objectified in certain cases (Delvecchio 1). By using females to advertise products in the media it sends the wrong message that women are just sex symbols (Delvecchio 1). This means that not only are celebrities influencing domestic violence, the media is influencing the abuse of women in their own way....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence]

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The Effects Of Violence On Children And Adolescents

- Introduction Children and adolescent aggression has become a very important issue in today’s society. Constantly, there is always hearing of aggression and tragic outcomes o f student violence in the news and read about disturbing acts of violence between children both at home and in schools. Most often, the children and adolescents seem to be desensitized to the hurt they may cause others and put up a very defensive guard, as if they are scared to be harmed themselves. With all this issues at hand, one often wondered where children and adolescents develop such behaviors and attitudes and why they seem to resort to aggressive violence as a first resort to resolving conflicts....   [tags: Violence, Television, Media violence research]

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The Effects Of Video Violence On Children

- “In the school I went to, they asked a kid to prove the law of gravity and he threw the teacher out of the window" says Rodney Dangerfield who was an American comedian and an actor. The quote shows the metaphorical side of a violence which kids have been through because they usually watch cartoons and basically most of the cartoons include violence. According to Clark’s article, especially kids’ programs comprise violence more than general programs (“Cartoon violence 'makes children more aggressive '”)....   [tags: Violence, Aggression, Media violence research]

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Domestic Violence : A Serious Problem

- Domestic violence is well-known to be a serious problem in Canada. Domestic violence includes physical assault or aggressive actions against family members, spouse, intimate partner, boyfriend or girlfriend. It can have many negative results and even result in death. Statistics Canada (2013) mentions stress, chronical diseases and addictions as common results of domestic violence. In most cases, the victims are women. According to Statistics Canada (2013), among all the cases of domestic in 2013, 80% of victims were women....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Assault, Alcoholism]

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The Real-World Effects of Virtual Violence: Perspectives on Video Games and Mass Media

- There is no doubt of the fact that video games are becoming more realistic and violent, nor that they are becoming much more beautiful and engaging in the way they look. What many people doubt, though, is whether they have a profound effect on a person’s character or not. Aggression as a result of video games seems to be a nebulous issue among much of the public. The research is there, but it is fragmented and covers many different issues that could (and are) problematic as far as video games go....   [tags: Violence ]

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