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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

- ... After this shift we see the author exclusively talk about her husband in the past and what she wishes he still was. The way in which Boland frames her poem helps to emphasize its true meaning; the course of love is challenging. On the surface the meaning of the piece might seem very simple; a women reminiscing and reflecting on the time she spent with her family at their old house in Iowa and what life was like back then. After further examination it is clear the meaning is much deeper. The poem explores the nature of love throughout the course of a marriage....   [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

- ... Also we can’t forget 9/11 and what Bin laden did. That is all because of violence, it is like a disease if you didn’t get a medicine, it become more worse. Violence has many impacts Insecurity of life and uncertain future of individuals; society and nation lose their strength; peace of mind and joy of life lost, love and harmony between any two individuals (even between mother and her child) replaced by suspicion and hatred. Also it has Non-physical impacts including emotional abuse/psychological abuse, economic abuse, isolation, intimidation, denying, blaming, use of coercion/threats....   [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 Inventory Assignment : Violence

- ... After our football game I did something I don’t do. We (me and my teammates) went to celebrate by going to a party here in Alfred. I just wanted to wind down and clear my mind for another week of School, football and work. I want to remind you this is about one in the morning. I went to the event or party thinking I would have fun but all I saw or ran into was trouble and negativity. I didn’t get into any trouble but I watched two intoxicated men fight. I wanted to break it up but I didn’t want to danger my health so I just let them fight....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence, Cartel]

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Sex, Violence, And Sexual Violence

- ... Child Witnesses of IPV Outcomes Some scholars note that when analyzing outcomes for child witnesses of IPV, a developmental psychopathology framework can be helpful (Wolfe et al., 2003; Howell, 2011). A developmental psychopathology framework encourages therapists to take multiple contextual factors and developmental considerations into account in contributing to a child’s adaptive and maladaptive functioning (Howell, 2011). In the case of child witnesses, this framework helps therapists view healthy adaptation as the completion of developmentally appropriate tasks in the face of extreme, and even traumatic, stress (Wolfe et al., 2003)....   [tags: Violence, Aggression, Domestic violence]

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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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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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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 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

- ... For example, against elderly or disabled individuals, and lesbian or gay relationships (Human Services, 2015). Correspondingly, anyone in a family could be at risk of becoming a victim of domestic violence. For example, the elderly, significant others, wives, husbands, and even children can all become victims of domestic violence because it has no bounds. Furthermore, domestic violence occurs in all races, religions, ethnicity 's, education levels, and even in work environments. However, alcohol and drug abuse raise the chances of domestic violence occurring....   [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

- ... MAOA is a danger gene in people’s body, when a boy has inherited MAOA gene, it affect his behaviors and thoughts. Also “MAOA regulates the hormone serotonin, which affects mood, In the womb, the high-risk version of MAOA can lead to a buildup of serotonin in the brain” (167). When people have an excess serotonin can promote the production of aggressive behavior. Having an excess serotonin could affect people’s life because it might let people get in trouble. Such as a high school boy who has excess serotonin, ends up his education because he fights with someone, and he might have a hard time to find a job and get success in life....   [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

- ... A lot of the time people see what they want to see when it comes to youth violence, people go and blame everything in the situation when what could have worked in their favor was fixing exactly what might not even started as a problem to begin with. Students want to always want to learn to do something different in the world but other factors come in to play that might put them in a fast track in the wrong direction. Principals, faculty, and staff have always been put in a position to teach children of any age what they need to make it in the world and keep them safe but when they are more concerned about their image or proving there is not a problem by lies than people get hurt....   [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

- ... The hope being that reduced ability to fire a large number of shots would reduce the number of victims and lethality of violent gun crime, turned out to also be false. With the average number of shots fired in a violent gun crime being less than 4, and less than 3% of gun crime involving more than 10 rounds fired (unknown if using LCM or multiple smaller magazines) both prior to, and during the ban, it’s fairly clear that the LCM ban had little to no effect. In fact, the percentage of firearm attacks that resulted in at least 1 injured increased in 1998-2000 to 40% from 30% in the years prior (Koper)....   [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

- ... Witchcraft’s first lines start in a very subtle way given it a peaceful tone, the singer starts by singing “it’s in your eye, a color fade out” “looks like a new transition,” he is making it sounds like someone is changing or starting a new chapter in their life. They emphasized this on the next lines (3-4) specially in line 4 where it suggest that by just turning her head in different direction she could start a new different life “turning your head to see a new day calling.” Although the first four lines the singer expressly talks about a change, the second verse starts by asking you a question about your feelings “Does it feel like a head to lean on?” the singer makes this question b...   [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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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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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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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 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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The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Children

- ... However, many of the women reported that they sought out help from the system of public resources in order to obtain financial assistance. The assistance was to meet their basic needs such as food, housing, and utilities. Occupational therapy practitioners need to educate the system of public resources on signs of domestic violence in order to bridge the gap of services. OT practitioners could create and provide materials for the system of public resources such as pamphlets that provide information about OT treatments for domestic violence and the importance of early intervention....   [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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The Effects Of Television Violence On Children

- ... This does not indicate that violence on television is the only source of aggressive or violent behavior, but it is certainly a significant contributing factor.(Tompkins) Video games more than just a virtual machine that make children think real life is a game too. In modern times video games have become an industry that leaves higher profits than films and sold more unfortunately are the violent type. Earlier in games of this genre, the graphic violence was not great. The important thing was not the game where humans were settled....   [tags: Violence, Media violence research]

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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

- ... Clearly, women are targets for men to abuse and kill because they are seen as weak, however; as soon as women take an initiative to realize and confront domestic violence then fear will no longer control their lives and neither will men. On one side, domestic violence can affect women directly, but on the other side there can be consequences towards their children and other bystanders can get killed. Consider, the children of a couple experiencing domestic violence “since they lose one parent to the murder, the other parent to jail, and [they]often have to leave their parental home and adjust to a new environment in which they might be labelled as the child of the murderer”("Understandin...   [tags: Domestic violence, 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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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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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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- 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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- ... However, as illustrated in “Assault rate rises in NSW homes” (SMH, 2014), the legal system has only been able to achieve justice to a moderate extent as domestic violence rates increased 2.5%. Consequently, the Crimes Amendment (Strangulation) Act 2014 (NSW) was introduced to provide further protections of victims of domestic violence through making strangulation a separate offence in the context of domestic violence. Thus, the legal measures have been effective in protecting victims of domestic violence, but are only moderately effective in achieving justice as rates of domestic violence are still increasing and further reform is needed to reflect society’s morals and ethics and reduce...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Law]

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- ... This statistic goes both ways for male and female. In the U.S. women are abused in different ways not just physically. 81 percent of women are stalked by either a current or former male partner who is also physically abusing them (Vagianos 1). Another problem is that a lot of physical abuse is not reported. Only 25 percent of physical assaults against women are reported annually (Vagianos 1). This is another reason why domestic violence is a problem, because acts of abuse are not being reported....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence]

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- ... She had an on-and-off relationship with Lascelles Allen. He was 51. He had previous criminal record including drunk driving. It seems that their relationship was not going to end in a marriage. They had problems: several times police arrested Allen for domestic violence but Suraiya had charges withdrawn. Last summer Allen attacked Suraiya, destroyed her cell phone and threatened to kill her. He was supposed to be in court in July. He even had his bail condition to stay at least 500 meters away from any place where she was known to be (Gillis, 2015)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Assault, Alcoholism]

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- The film “Battle for Algiers” can be analyzed thoroughly through Frantz Fanon’s and Hannah Arendt’s polar opposite theories on violence. The implication of both theories is represented in the film that has captured the understanding of both insightful phenomena. Fanon’s views on violence are it unifies individuals into forming a complex unit organism that works together, rinses, in addition it is presented as an effective and productive mean that support the process of decolonization. In contract, Arendt’s theory detaches the concept of violence from power and emphasizes that the driven reasons for violence is anti-political....   [tags: Violence ]

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Imagine a World without Time

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- Gender Violence Gender violence is an ongoing issue in the United States. This year alone there have been several highly publicized cases of sexual assault and domestic violence. A popular case that occurred recently depicted a Columbia University student, Emma Sulkowicz, who carried her mattress around campus every day to protest her rapists continued enrollment at the school (Brodsky and Deutsch). Emma brought her sexual assault to attention, but this was not the first time a sexual assault has occurred on a college campus or unfortunately the last....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence against women]

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- ... With the establishment of the Maria da Penha‘s Law, which has been introduced in September 〖22〗^th, 2006, there was a breakthrough in fighting violence against women. According to Dias (2011), the creation of the Law No. 11.340 / 2006, became punishments stricter against the perpetrators, and, above all ended with the omission and the feeling of impunity that were treated this type of violence. This law brought in its wake aspects of prevention, protection and punishment and defined in Art. 5, violence against women as "any act or omission based on gender that causes her death, injury, physical, sexual or psychological and moral damage or equity "(BRAZIL, 2006, p.16)....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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The Effects Of Violence On Media Stimulates Desensitization

- ... To best exemplify the emotional side of desensitization, one could look towards spectators of a public fight. These people can be considered desensitized because rather than showing empathy and stepping in to stop the fight, onlookers either apathetically cheer the fighters on, or simply watch without doing anything to prevent further injury. When a person witnesses a fight or other extreme scenario and rushes to record a video of it instead of helping to prevent injury, then that person can be considered emotionally desensitized....   [tags: Violence, Media violence research]

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No Jail Time - Original Writing

- ... As many as 93 percent of women serving time for killing an intimate partner were abused by that partner, according to a California state prison study. Seventy-five percent of women in New York prisons have been the victim of abuse as an adult, and data from the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision shows that 67 percent of women jailed in 2005 for killing someone close to them were abused by their victims. And while men can also be the victims of domestic violence, four out of five victims are women....   [tags: Violence, Child abuse, Domestic violence]

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