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Pedophiles and the Criminal Justice System

- When one thinks of a young child one thinks of joy, innocence, and being carefree. Too often than not though that innocence is taken from a young child through sexual abuse. Studies have shown over and over again that a child who has been sexually abused carries those scars with them into adulthood, many times affecting adult relationships. When a person thinks of a child molester they see in their minds the dirty old man image. This is not the case in most abuse cases. Usually the child knows the person that is going to harm them....   [tags: Pedophiles Essays]

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Child Pornography: The Fuel for Pedophiles

- According to the American Heritage Dictionary the word pornography means: Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal. The term child pornography applies for the sexual explicit material who involves minors of eighteen years of age. The human being as part of a civilized society it is meant to evolve and eradicate some kind of behaviors that make us go back as society and degrade our human nature. No matter the harshness of the punishments against the people who posses, make, distribute and so on child pornography this is something that is growing day by day and can be proved by the statistics....   [tags: minor, victims, power, objects, law]

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Can Pedophiles Be Cured?

- Have you ever asked the question, how we know if a pedophile or sex offender can ever be cured or rehabilitated. Would I be comfortable with them living in my neighborhood. If you have you are just like the rest of the world. Pedophilia is a true illness, and not just in my opinion it also in the DSMIV 302.2. We may never truly be comfortable with the thought that researchers say Pedophiles can not be cured, but they can be rehabilitated in time with and they have test to prove it, Pedophilia is a medical diagnosis, which is defined as a psychiatric disorder in adults or older adolescents, ranging from ages 16 and older....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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The Psychology of Pedophiles

- In the news today we frequently hear about pedophiles and child molesters. We have heard the horror stories of priest and bishops molesting boys, public school teachers having sex with students, and family members molesting children. While it is still taboo, the public view of a child molester has changed in the past years. It used to be that when we thought of a pedophile, we thought of a scary man lurking behind the bushes. This is not the case today, most of the cases of child molestation are by a person known to the child, whether it be a family member or a family friend.(Herkov, 2012) A pedophile is a person who is significantly older and has conscious sexual interests in prepubesce...   [tags: Child Molesters, Sex Offenders]

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Online Pedophiles

- Online Pedophiles As the Internet keeps making new advancements, pedophiles around the world are becoming more successful. Access to the Internet is readily available anywhere, anytime, and almost anyplace. A growing number of people within the United States are attaining access to the Internet. Internet use within the United States is predicted to grow tremendously. This brings about a large problem for America’s youth. Children are very vulnerable and chat rooms seem to be the popular place for kids and pedophiles to hang out....   [tags: Internet Crime Computers Essays]

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Dangers of Beauty Pageants According to Hollandsworth and Kibourne

- Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both address gender issues, though each focuses on a different aspect of that problem. Hollandsworth and Kilbourne both talk about the exploitation of females in their articles, one being about the exploitation of little girls and pageants and the other about the exploitation of women in advertising. The articles find common ground talking about the exploitation of females in multiple situations. I believe that Hollandsworth is trying to show not the dark side per se, but the other side than all of the dangers of pageants....   [tags: pedophiles, violence]

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Pedophilia and Technology: Advances in Technology Enables Pedophiles Greater Access to Children

- Psychological disorders can exceed more than to just a person with a disorder that needs medication to regulate. Specific disorders not only can hurt the person who suffers from it but it may hurt others around as well. There are many psychological disorders that may be harmful and dangerous to society or a community but the most common one is pedophilia. “Pedophilia is defined as a persistent sexual interest in prepubescent children, manifested in thoughts, fantasies, urges, sexual arousal or sexual behavior” (Seto 164-165)....   [tags: technology, internet pornography]

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Client Centered Therapy and Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy

- The character I chose for this case study is Elliot Stabler, a detective on the show Law and Order Special Victims Unit. The Detectives in the Special Victims Unit investigate crimes that involve sexual assault (Agnelli, 2014). The unit also deals with murder, abduction, robbery and child pornography cases. () Detective Stabler came from an Irish American Catholic Family. (Agnelli, 2014). He is a devout Catholic whose faith sometimes complicates the cases he worked on. (Agnelli, 2014). In his early years, Detective Stabler had a difficult time with his parents; his father physically and emotionally abused him....   [tags: elliot stabler, law and order, pedophiles]

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Pedophile Priest Scandal

- ... Once the story broke, the Times devoted 225 separate pieces, including reports and commentary, to the matter. During that interval the story appeared on the front page of the Times on 26 occasions (Nelson, 2009). High profile scandals attract lots of speculation, rumors and general talk. This scandal was no different. Allegations and accusations that homosexual priests were molesting children, a conspiracy was going on to cover up the abuse and many others. The church had a study done by researchers at John Jay College....   [tags: investigations, allegations, arrests, trials]

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The Correlational Effect A Pedophile has on Their Victim

- It is a scary thought to know that a pedophile is moving into your neighborhood. The parents become suspicious and worried, because they would be devastated if anything were to ever happen to their child. They want to know everything about the pedophile, like past convictions. The person wonders how an individual could ever do those sexual acts to a child, knowing very well the outcome of their choice. Their immediate assumption is the pedophile is a vial human being, unworthy of acceptance and forgiveness....   [tags: Criminology ]

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Humbert the Pedophile

- Humbert the Pedophile Lolita, the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, tells the story of Humbert Humbert, who is a perfect example of a pedophile. Although the character Humbert Humbert describes his feelings toward the twelve year old Lolita as love, in actuality, it is obsessive lust. Nabokov does an excellent job displaying the characteristics of pedophilia through this character. Reading Lolita makes us conscious of the need to be more aware that pedophilia is alive and well in our society today. In developing this point, I will examine pedophilia and its clinical characteristics as they relate to Humbert Humbert and our society....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Child Sexual Abuse

- Child Sexual Abuse Sexual abuse to a child at times is confusing to the family. Families who are affected by sexual abuse to a child tend to have a difficult time talking about the abuse. About one out of every four girls and one out of every five boys are sexually abused by the time they are 18 years old. Sexual abuse to children happens across every socioeconomic status, ethnic, cultural, religion and education. Getting treatment for a victim of child sexual abuse is a difficult process because of the lack of trust by the child....   [tags: pedophile, adolescent therapy, molestation]

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A History of Religion in Education in Ireland and its Culture

- “‘No peace among the nations, without peace among the religions.” Häns Kung There are few countries which has been marred by such a history of unrest due to political and religious conflict. The first English invasion of Ireland dates as far back as to the 1100’s. The worst of these rebellions, the 'Rebellion of 1641' and the Williamite War, occurred in the seventeenth century, and resulted in severe subjugation of Irish Catholics. ‘The Troubles’ refers to a violent thirtyyear conflict that began with a civil rights march in Londonderry on 5 October 1968 and concluded with the Good Friday Agreement on 10 April 1998....   [tags: Catholic pedophile priests, Magdalen asylum]

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The Is A Mental Illness That Can Not Be Cured

- Pedophilia Lindsey Riley 11222955 Human Development 300 Abstract Pedophilia is a mental illness that cannot be cured. Male perpetrators chose to victimize children of their own or other children who they have an attachment to. These offenders are not always violent, but they are extremely secretive about what they participate in. Children who have not reached puberty yet are likely to be the target of a pedophile that is close to them. Not all adults who work with children are going to be a pedophile....   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexuality]

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Pedophilia, and Sexual Offenses

- ... This dependency will lead children to accept what they are told to do by adults even if it is something questionable. The deciding factor in a a pedophile's decision to attack depends on the attacker's access to the child. In instances of in-home abuse 42% of attackers were fathers, 58% were stepfathers including boyfriends of the mothers as well as uncles, grandfathers and other family members. One third of offenders in this research group were other "trusted" adults in the eyes of children like teachers, sports team coaches, activities planners, among others....   [tags: sexual preference for children]

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Child Prostitution and Pornography

- Child Prostitution and Pornography Sexual abuse of children has become a public concern only recently in the United States, young girls and boys have been used to satisfy adult sexual desires for most of our history. Castration of boys, fondling, forced genital or anal intercourse, and sale for prostitution were common through much of Western history. "It was not until the sixteenth century that laws were enacted in England to protect girls and boys under the age of ten from rape and sodomy." (Knudsen,106) p In the nineteenth century, after the exposure of the "white slave" trade, in which young girls were sold or kidnapped and forced into prostitution, the concept of "age of consent" de...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Psychological Dispositions: Pedophilia and Paraphilia

- ... Researchers from CWYA say in their report pro-pedophilia groups are pressuring the American Psychological Association to normalize pedophilia the same way pro-homosexual groups did in the 1970’s. They also report while these groups complain of being stigmatized they use language to manipulate and desensitize people into believing pedophilia is not harmful. Instead of the term pedophiles CWYA says pro-pedophilia groups use milder terms such as “minor-attracted persons”. Yet another tactic is to label the opposition referring to them as bigots Who in Their Right Mind Would Normalize Pedophilia....   [tags: sexual molester of children, freak]

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Sexual Abuse : The Most Devastating Forms Of Child Abuse

- ... Although the concepts overlap, the terms are not interchangeable. For instance, a child molester can be a pedophile or vice versa. However, there are child molesters who do not have a strong, ongoing sexual interest in children (i.e. are not pedophilic) and there are also pedophiles who never molest (i.e. are not child molesters) (Feelgood & Hoyer, 2008). Despite the differential in terms, one remains prejudice toward the group. As a social worker, one refuses to aid this population due to their cognitive distortions, the inability to rehabilitate the person, and detrimental effects on the victims....   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Pros and Cons of Chemical Castration

- Chemical Castration: The Benefits and Disadvantages Intrinsic to Injecting Male Pedophiliacs with Depo-Provera Marquita Mack Child molestation is a serious problem in the United States. The legal system is lenient with pedophiles, punishing them with insufficiently brief prison sentences that are further abbreviated by the option of parole. Some child molesters are released back into society after serving as little as one fourth of their prison-time (1). Recidivism is extremely high among child molesters; 75% are convicted more than once for sexually abusing young people (6)....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Children And The Different Ages And Genders Of Children

- take toward children and the different ages and genders of children. Some offenders want more of the companionship that they lack with people of a lawful age and it is easier to receive that relationship with children because they are unaware of what is happening and what is right or wrong in a relationship with an adult. There are other offenders that want to take full advantage of the child and have oral and sexual intercourse with the child. The worst kind in my opinion are the pedophiles that are more like the sexual sadists that are not satisfied with just sexually abusing the child ,but they also feel gratitude in torturing them and emotionally and mentally assaulting them, making the...   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Laws Protecting Child Abusers From Hate Crimes

- Juan Salcedo Student ID: 0379460 Ethnics Persuasive Essay 11/15/2015 Could you imagine how children must feel when they are abused by someone that is supposed to love and protect them, and nothing is done to help them. For this reason, it is important to realize there are legislative laws protecting child abusers from hate crimes, and excuses certain people from mandated reporting abuse. In fact, almost five children die every day as a result of abuse. Also, money is spent to convict and imprison child abusers which could be put towards programs that help people to recognize and prevent abuse....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse]

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Thailand Sex Trade Industry

- Thailand Sex Trade Industry Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia are economically developing countries that thrive off international tourism, which has led to a problem with tourist abusing innocent young children and using them for sex and other horrific sexual favors. Economically challenged countries rely upon tourist’s revenue to help their economy. The government often does not enforce the laws upon tourist when they commit a crime upon a minor in their country because their economy revolves around the tourists and the money they generate from tourism....   [tags: Sex Crimes, argumentative, persuasive]

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Lolita by Vladamirs Nabokov

- Vladamirs Nabokov’s novel titled Lolita explores the taboo topic of pedophilia and obsession. Humbert Humbert, the main character, has always had a strong attraction to young girls around the ages twelve to thirteen or nymphets as he likes to call him. He watches them play in the park, likes to look at pictures of Girl Scouts and enjoys watching them swim in the pool. Humbert reflecting on his life tries to justify his actions that have landed him in jail by writing them down in a manuscript. He writes to his readers about how he met Lolita, the twelve year old daughter of his landlady, and chronicles how he constantly fantasies about fondeling her body and eventually taking sexual action to...   [tags: pedophilia, obsession, young girls]

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The Fight Against Child Abuse

- Could you imagine how children must feel when they are abused by someone that is supposed to love and protect them, and nothing is done to help them. For this reason, it is important to realize there are legislative laws protecting child abusers from hate crimes, and excuses certain people from mandated reporting abuse. In fact, almost 5 children die every day as a result of abuse (Child Help, 2011). Also, money is spent to convict and imprison child abusers which could be put towards programs that help people to recognize and prevent abuse....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

- Technological advances have made it possible for commercial sexual exploitation of children to be exposed worldwide. Anyone can now use the internet to promote and arrange sexual encounters with children. This puts children at risk because the internet makes it possible for pimps to traffic children. Due to the advancement of technologies of the internet, children become easy victims of child prostitution and pornography. As a result, it increases the chance of children being physically, psychologically, and sexually harmed....   [tags: child pornography and prostitution]

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social engineering

- Pedophilia in short is the desire of an adult for sexual contact with children. Pedophiles have been known to molest children only hours after being released from a lengthy prison sentence. In some instances, they kill their victims in order to cover up their crimes. Over the years, society has implemented many attempts to contain pedophilia including such measures as incarceration, therapy, and even castration. Few of these have proven successful. Pedophilia poses an alarming problem for society, particularly the children who are the victims of the sexual abuse....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sharing Information in The Information Age

- Sharing Information in The Information Age It is true that the world is no longer run by weapons. All over the world there is almost always a computer which controls, or participates in a daily task. Daily tasks which can range from the simple renting of a video, to controlling the systems of a Collins Class submarine. However, the extent of which society should rely on these machines and their information has often been debated. And with the spawn of the Internet comes the very sensitive issue of privacy....   [tags: Papers]

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Homosexuals and Child Molestation

- In 1970, a national survey said 70% of Americans believed “homosexuals are dangerous as teachers or youth leaders because they try to get sexually involved with children” (Herek). The idea that homosexuals are prone to child molestation has lessened in later years, however, another poll taken in 1999 stated 19% of heterosexual men and 10% of heterosexual women believed gay men are likely to molest children (Herek). Catholic officials are considering whether to ordain homosexuals as priests. This debate has been sparked by allegations, mostly by young boys and men, that priests sexual molested them....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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Online Predators and the Need for Preventative Measures

- The Internet is an immense database that provides users with a tremendous amount of information on research, commerce, and entertainment. Unfortunately, as the internet keeps advancing, online predators continue to become more successful in what they do. The internet is an ideal network for pedophiles to pursue their interests and fixations with young children. It enables them to locate and interact with adolescents more rapidly than ever before. Although the idea of pedophiles luring children in on the internet is a horrifying image, it is happening....   [tags: Online Predators, internet, information techonolog]

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The Negative Side of The Internet

- When it comes to the topic of technology, most people will readily agree that it has been growing non-stop at a significant pace. About 16 years ago, technologies, such as computers were not a necessity in mainstream life. Since then, technology has progressed and people have become extremely reliable on. In the essay “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” by Amy Goldwasser, she talks about the positive aspects of the Internet. According to Goldwasser, “Twenty-plus years ago, high school students didn’t have the Internet to store their trivia”(Goldwasser 238)....   [tags: Technology]

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The Negative Effects of Internet Addiction

- When it comes to the topic of technology, most people will readily agree that it has been growing non-stop at a significant pace. About 16 years ago, technologies, such as computers were not a necessity in mainstream life. Since then, technology has progressed and people have become extremely reliable on. In the essay “What’s the Matter with Kids Today?” by Amy Goldwasser, she talks about the positive aspects of the Internet. Although she mainly focuses on the positive she also contradicts herself and mentions some negative aspects....   [tags: internet]

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The Death Penalty Is A Punishment Handed Down For The Most Heinous Of Crimes

- The death penalty. It is a punishment handed down for the most heinous of crimes. The words themselves evoke many, many passionate emotions. The arguments, both for and against, are endless and it seems most of them have merit. In the end, it is ourselves who have to decide what we believe in. The state of Texas is well known as being one of the leading states in the number of executions carried out annually. I myself am pro death penalty. I have a background in law enforcement, having been a licensed Texas peace officer since 1996....   [tags: Murder, Capital punishment, Crime]

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Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

- In over a period of years, an increasing amount of attention has been shed to the problem of child sexual abuse in the church. While churches, and other facilities which care for children, have had their experience of this problem, most attention has been brought to the abuse in the Catholic Church. Around the world, case after case has been seen in the press of clergy and members of religious orders being charged with sex offenses against children. Some of these cases go back decades....   [tags: Pervert Priests]

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Should We Be Legal For Cyber Security?

- ... This way people can access information by having an individual sign up for an account. Scams are not always easy to point out and sometimes impossible, people need a better way of pin pointing scam emails. One of the biggest questions with phishing emails is how can identify a scam email. According to Ken Levin, he has found five ways of identifying scam emails. One way he found was to see if the sender is from a foreign country asking for a money transfer in order to leave the country. Emails from organizations such news organizations....   [tags: Computer security, Computer, Password]

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Harsher Punishments for Sexual Offenders

- Before Antoine Dodson was on Oprah and had a song on iTunes, he was merely a man who was worried for his sister. One night, Antoine woke up to the sound of his sister screaming for help. Upon further investigation, he discovered that a rapist had broken into his apartment (“Antoine Dodson warns a perp”). Unfortunately, Antoine Dodson’s story is not a completely uncommon one in the United States. Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted (“Rape Abuse and Incest National Network”)....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children

- A Brief Study of Sexual Abuse of Children and it's Causes and Effects Sexual abuse of children and infants is sadly as universal and old as the human race itself. But it is only in recent years that much more attention has been paid to the pervasive instance of sexual abuse among children, the majority of which occurs in the family setting. Pedophiles usually manifest signs that are readily identified. Common signs are: repetitive conversations about the sexual activities of children or teens, and excessive masturbation to include breaking from normal daily activities to masturbate....   [tags: Psychology]

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Innocence Taken

- Innocence Taken In a world of violence and greed, parents are on the frontlines of a morality battle for the sake of their children. If they are not battling teen drug and alcohol abuse, these protectors of progeny constantly monitor for depression, sexual behavior, bad influences, and everything under the sun that could be in harms way of their offspring. There are many predators in the game of life that seek to manipulate and deceive these innocent juveniles for personal gains and selfish reasons....   [tags: essays paper]

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Megans Law: Protecting American Families Everywhere

- Megan’s Law: Protecting American Families Everywhere In the summer of 1994 in Hamilton, New Jersey, a small girl by the name of Megan Kanka was raped and murdered by a convicted pedophile, Jesse Timmendequas. The shocking crime rocked not only the small town, but the entire country. A desperate mother told reporters “Please, please help us find our daughter, she’s a wonderful girl ... she’s only seven. Let her come back.” ( No mother should ever have to beg for her daughter’s life....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Benefits Of Recruiting And Advertising Victims Online Is Not An Achievement Enough

- As if recruiting and advertising victims online is not an achievement enough, traffickers exploit the fact that using the Internet will benefit them in a long run due to the capability of the Internet to store information timelessly. According to Moldovan, the Internet allows “permanent retransmission of data without the victim’s possibility to prevent it. The site is visible anywhere in the world connected to the network at any time” (90). The information about the victims will remain online unless removed by the uploader....   [tags: Human trafficking, Victim, The Victim]

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Facebook Becomes Dangerous : Why It Is Too Much Information When It?

- ... Sensitive information given about children (its date of birth, full name, date, and place) on Facebook can be a consequence of identity theft. They could use name of the child and names of its relatives to build trust. Thanks to this they could convince that they are not really strangers because they know detailed information about that child. Furthermore, identity theft is not the only problem. Many parents post their children’s photos without prior checking their privacy settings. That means the chances of these photos getting to a wrong person are huge....   [tags: Facebook, Social media, Facebook features]

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Are the New Social Media Helping or Hurting Our Country?

- Are the new social media helping or hurting our country. Social networking is a modern way for the society to connect and interact with people who share common interests such as favorite movies, songs, artists, et cetera. Some of the most well-known social networking sites include Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, where we willingly share our information and daily activities. Accessibility to these websites acts as a great medium to reconnect and interact with friends and relatives in a quick manner....   [tags: social networking, communication technology]

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Discrimination and The Fairness of All Marylanders Act of 2014

- Across the United States, there are around seven hundred thousand transgender individuals (Times Union 1). Majority of these individuals face discrimination at work, school, housing, healthcare, etc. For instance, ninety percent of transgender people are discriminated at work, while more than half have been harassed as they access public services. No doubt, transgender people are giving their best efforts to obtain freedom from discrimination all over the country, and through their efforts, they are moving forward....   [tags: Transgender, Equality]

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Are Parents Clueless About Child Predators on the internet?

- Child Predators Online In today's world, personal technological devices are seemingly impossible to live without; but like any addiction, there are dreadful side effects. By the time a child reaches the age of 6 or 7, they have already been exposed to frequent technology use by their parents, older siblings, and often use a device of their own. As a result of this, they believe that the computer is a safe haven, so they go to their computers. Since children keep technological secrets, pedophiles, or internet child predators, are ubiquitous, and parents do not spend enough time with their children, parents are clueless about child predators on the Internet....   [tags: child safety, digital age, technological safety]

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Early Childhood Education’s Pursuit For More Male Exemplary Educators

- Allude back to the infantile and juvenile intervals of your life cycle, when you were enrolled in early learning programs—like Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, and the remainder your rudimental educational stages. Now, attempt to recollect the number of male educators you had during these early learning programs. If your recollection could not process any early male educators, you are a member of the gargantuan proportion of individuals who have been affected by the societal construction our society has compelled us to internalize, educationally....   [tags: Sociological Proposals]

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The Impacts of Child Beauty Pageants on Childhood Development

- A child beauty pageant can be described as a contest featuring contestants from ages below one year to eighteen years old. They first started in 1921 when the owner of a hotel in Atlantic City wanted to help boost tourism. But, even before those pageants, there were “Most Beautiful Child” competitions throughout major cities across the country. Some pageant moms and dads believe that it is a helpful thing to put their children in pageants and it will help them in the future but I beg to differ....   [tags: Child Beauty Pageants]

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Pageants Are Intertwined Into The Everyday Lives Of Americans

- ... Claude Knights, director of Kidscape, a child protection organization, stated that “We do know that predators or pedophiles continually tend to justify their interest in children by saying children are sexual beings. That children are now given a be portrayed as older...give legitimacy to that kind of thinking" (Day). Parents should never encourage their children to participate in an activity that could lead them into a dangerous situation and that is exactly what pageants are becoming....   [tags: Beauty contest, Child beauty pageant, Childhood]

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The Internet and The Increase of Online Predators

- A change has occurred regarding the increase of online predators. The internet has been one of the most important technological advancements this century. The internet has allowed people from all over the world to communicate with family, friends, and strangers. But it has also caused major concern. With everyone communicating through online forums, social networks, and chat rooms, it is impossible to figure out who the people are talking to. With the internet, people are able to live multiple lives....   [tags: online forums, social networks, and chat rooms]

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Sex Offender Registry: Does Not Proctect our Children

- When a parent hold his/her child for the first, one of the things a parent does is make a silent promise to this child that they do whatever they can to protect this life they have in their hands. Unfortunately, there comes a time, when a parents cans no longer able to be around to protect their children 24 hours a day. This is the time parents have to dreaded talk almost like taking away a part of their children’s innocents because they have to discuss about the “bad people” in the world. How sometimes these people are not stranger but someone who maybe someone they have come trust and love....   [tags: false sense of protection, rapists, molesters]

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Should Virtual Child Pornography Be Banned?

- In today’s society, people are debating if “virtual” child pornography should be banned. Most people believe that it should, while others believe that it should not be banned at all. Since the Supreme Court decided that “virtual” child pornography is legal, most people have felt that they have made a horrible mistake. By check many articles on this topic, I have decided to use two fairly good articles, written by two well-known editors, Wendy Kaminer, editor at The Atlantic Monthly, and Paul Rodriguez, editor of Insight on the News....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Ban Child Involvement in Beauty Pageants

- In the year of 1880 a spontaneous event took place which piqued the interest of young woman and girls in competing in a competition which was solely made up upon having good looks; this competition is called a beauty pageant. Approximately 700,000 pageants take place a year all over the world, but the first pageant ever originated in Delaware in the United States. Although pageants claim to be an event which promises to help bring world peace, they are actually a very costly event which showcases young children in inappropriate clothing, acting much older than their age....   [tags: Emotional Well Being, Title&Tiara]

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Another Place at the Table: Synopsis

- Book synopsis Kathy Harrison starts her personal story happily married to her childhood sweet heart Bruce. Kathy was living a simple life in her rural Massachusetts community home as the loving mother of three smart, kind, well-adjusted boys Bruce Jr., Nathan, and Ben. With the natural transitions of family life and the changes that come with career and moving, she went back to work as a Head Start teacher. Her life up until the acceptance of that job had been sheltered an idyllic. Interacting in a world of potluck suppers, cocktail parties, and traditional families had nothing in common with the life she would choose after she became a Head Start teacher....   [tags: literature, summary, Harrison]

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How Accurate are Stereotypical Crime Movies?

- Criminal masterminds are often overthought by stereotypical movies. We all love our hi-tech exclusive gadgets, and we love our laser-dodging art thefts, but do these things really happen. The public often likes to think they do, because it is an overwhelming experience to be engaged in such a movie. The real “pros”(Dolnick, 14) will still go for the easy way. Which raises a question; Criminal masterminds exists, but do they actually enjoy the risk of theft, and disobeying the common law. To dive into such a question, we can’t just consider art theft....   [tags: thieves, thrill, money]

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The And The Criminal Justice System

- ... Therefore, it can fluctuate, increase, or decrease with age. It is hard to diagnose those in adolescence. Children in their adolescence are going through changes. During a certain stage they learn about their sexual interest in genders. In the DSM V, it states that adult males with pedophilic disorder may indicate that they become aware of strong or preferential sexual interest in children around the time of puberty. Even with this statement, the DSM V (2013) sees that due to puberty there has to be a time frame for when you can diagnose someone with pedophilic disorder....   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexuality]

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Should We Support Virtual Pornography?

- In today’s fast developing and modern society the thought of seeing two grown adults having sex is still considered taboo. Most Americans cringe at the thought of seeing pornography and dismiss the act as nothing more than a senseless lewd act. Yet, the Supreme Court held that pornography was to be considered a form of personal expression and should be protected under the first amendment (New York v. Ferber, 1973). The Supreme Court did not choose to extend the same constitutional protection to child pornography, arguing against its explicit and hurtful content....   [tags: child, protect, computer, value]

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Homosexuality Is A Controversial Topic

- Homosexuality is a controversial topic within many circles. There are those that take the view of being against homosexuality. This dislike or even hatred of gay people is known as homophobia. Homophobia comes in varying degrees, from stereotyping the gay community to thinking that gay people are evil. These varying cases of homophobia result in stereotyping, bans on gay marriage and adoption, and hate crimes and bullying which are all very harmful to the gay community as a whole. Minorities have stereotypes that are widely believed, regardless of the actual validity of the thought....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation]

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California Criminalizes Online Impersonation

- Social networks like Facebook have been big targets for malicious actions in the past. This is why California has brought up a new law, which will criminalize a person committing these procedures. Besides this the person will be punished with a $1,000 fine and a year in county jail under SB 1411 . The law states that “harming, intimidating, threatening or defrauding another person” online and without their consent a misdemeanor. It allows the victim to sue the imitator for damages and losses” . This law will help California because one of the biggest issues is happening in the youth as they are falling in love....   [tags: Crime ]

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Human Trafficking in Cambodia

- Human Trafficking in Cambodia Imagine a four year old girl growing up in contemporary Cambodia. Each morning she wakes up miles from home, homesick and scared. She is forced to beg for money for the brothel that she belongs to, and all of her earnings go straight to her master. Then, that night, about seven men come to the brothel. These men, some as old as fifty, often pay as little as two dollars to partake in sexual intercourse with these school-aged children. The toddlers enslaved in the horrific sex trade are forever stripped of their purity, making human trafficking a major issue in present day Cambodia....   [tags: Cambodia]

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Common Stereotypes About Catholics

- I will be describing and exploring my first visit to a Catholic Church. I attended Sunday mass with an ambassador in our class, CCC, on April 13, 2014 at noon. The service was actually called Palm Sunday because it is the Sunday before Easter. The service lasted about an hour and a half and took place in the interfaith portable on campus at UCI. I have grown up in a house that is not religious and have not attended a church before. My family’s race is Caucasian and I am independent when it comes to religion....   [tags: religion, palm sunday, priest]

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Censorship of Internet Pornography is Unconstitutional

- Imagine a place where you have access to anything and everything one could want. Some would say that is only existent in a utopia, and some would say that describes the Internet. Many adults go on to the net and access pornographic material that would be unsuitable for children. This is called cyberporn. The controversy lies in the fact that children are accessing these materials also. Government, activist groups, and concerned parents are fighting to regulate obscene material found over the Internet to protect children....   [tags: Internet Censorship]

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Pedosexuality in Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

- The North America Man- Boy Love Association defines ‘Pedosexual’ as an adult with a love of children. In the likes of hetero, homo, and bisexuals, pedosexuality is sexuality not a fetish. Not to be confused with pedophiliacs, who are intimate with unwilling, or unknowing partners, pedosexuals engage in “freely chosen mutually consenting relationships” ( Through the securitization of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, it is shown that Holden Caulfield is a pedosexual. Holden engage in some inappropriate behavior, by social norms, involving children....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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A Society 's View On Serial Killers

- Of course as a society we condemn people for being serial killers. But what we forget is that there’s still a human being behind that thick shell. We as a society think that serial killers are horrible, so we put them on trial; we put them in jail, death row. But would you think of them any differently if it were father, your neighbor, or some one you went to school with. Robert Maudsley was a British serial killer born in Toxteth, United Kingdom. There are a few nicknames that you might know him as, some called him blue, then others began to know him as spoons but the one that stuck was Hannibal Cannibal....   [tags: Murder, KILL, Serial killer, Abuse]

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Internet Censorship Means No Freedom of Speech

- Picture it: you pick up your phone to read your email. You're expecting a message from a friend, who is sending you some information on breast cancer, but when you check your inbox there is instead a message from the server. It says the message that was sent to you from the address of your friend has been intercepted because it contained indecent material that did not comply with FCC regulations of the Internet. You call your friend only to find that the police have come and taken her away, and she is now facing up to two years in prison and/or up to $100,000 in fines....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Preventing Child and Sexual Abuse

- Preventing Child and Sexual Abuse The manchild is the most helpless compared to the little ones of all other species. To begin with, it has to depend for all its needs, locomotion, food, protection, etc., on others. Later, its thinking mind further complicates affairs. Unlike animals, whose sole purpose in life is survival, the child learns the necessity of satisfying many people. First it is the mother than the father too, then the school-teacher and later, friends, boyfriend /girlfriend, wife/ husband and the society in general, if it is to have a successful life....   [tags: Papers]

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Child Pornography and the Supreme Court

- In this paper we shall present an important case involving the governments attempt to defend a child-protection law designed to guard minors against internet pornography. In Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 00-795, the court heard arguments over the Child Pornography Protection Act of 1996 (CPPA).(Ashcroft) The production or possession of actual child pornography was illegal prior to 1996; the CPPA broadened the definition of child pornography to include images that merely appear to be children engaged in sexually explicit conduct -- for example, images of adults digitally altered to look like children -- or that convey the impression that the individuals involved are minors....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Ethics on the Internet

- Ethics on the Internet In today's society, there are many ethical issues on the Internet. Some of the biggest issues and concerns seem to be hacking and viruses, copyright infringements, spam, privacy, and cyberporn. Internet ethical issues affect a wide variety of individuals and almost all people today are affected in some kind of a way. Until recently, most computer users had not been very concerned with questions of ethics and may not have been aware of something being seen as an ethical issue, but this depends on every individual's position....   [tags: Ethics Internet Computers Essays Papers]

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Sexual Disorders

- People have different opinions and ideas about normal or abnormal sexual behaviors. Sex is common all over the world, and all people are interested in it. The most common disorders are homosexuality, sexual dysfunctions, and sexual deviation. The only reason why these disorders are unique is due to the norm established by society, but they are not necessarily abnormal (Dombeck, 2002). Sexual orientation describes patterns of sexual and romantic attraction towards someone else. Normally one pole attracts the other, but in this case, it does not work like that....   [tags: social issues, sexual deviation]

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Beauty Pageant Problems

- ... At this point of the show is when the bikinis, sexy cowgirls and cops, and all kinds of outlandish outfits appear. Four year old, Maddy Jackson was publicly humiliated and was referred to by harsh names by the media, due to the fake breasts and buttocks her mother forced her wear. Isabella Barnnett was also publicly chastened by the media when they referred that the little girl was dressed like a “hooker”. It is absolutely unacceptable for the media to characterize these little girls as they do, but the question remains as to why parents find it necessary to portray these precious little girls as they do, considering she is going to remember these actions for the remainder of her life....   [tags: social media, internet, reality television]

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Toddlers and Tiaras

- When I hear the word toddler I think of little girls walking around in mommy’s shoes, and miss matched clothing (because she’s getting to the age where she likes to dress herself.) And of course a cute smile that’s missing a few teeth. The word glitz, glamour and sashes don’t come to mind. Nor does the image of a little girl who’s fake from head to toe. Wearing wigs, flippers (fake teeth), inappropriate /reveling attire and fake tans. I don’t think of little girls dancing around a stage in front of hundreds of people getting judged on their “beauty.” Well, that is exactly what children’s pageants consist of....   [tags: Children]

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Impurity with Children

- Pornography is printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended for erotic stimulation. Child pornography is the illegal use of children with in visual material. Children have been used as sexual objects since the beginning of time. It is in this time period children have been laws raised to protect children from abuse in a sexual manner. “Pornography in the modern sense began with the invention of the camera in the early nineteenth century.” (Pg1, Ln11-12) Pornography in the beginning was erotic literature and portraits of their bodies....   [tags: Pornography, Printed, Visual, Explicit, Sexual]

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Children Of Same Sex Couples Should Not Be Stuck Under The Tree

- ... "They must be together". "Aren 't you guys dating". "Look at the lesbians"."Don 't talk to them, you might catch the gay". For the first time in my nine years of life, I experienced bullying and being stereotyped. I had people asking if I had AIDS, saying I wasn 't raised right, and claiming I was going to hell. I began getting the same kind of ridicule adults receive. Other children were ruthless, all because their parents raised them to be that way. Statistics show that there are over six million children and adults that have an LGBTQ parent (Gates, 1)....   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Gay, Bisexuality]

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Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar

- Almost everyone everywhere in the world has either used or owned a computer. If there was an Internet connection, then they have all been connected together across that medium. But when you are just browsing the Internet or looking at your choice of social media site, did you know that you are getting attacked by some sort of malware or could be verbally assaulted by an individual. In Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar, he describes all the ways people across the world are attacked everyday by some sort of malware or by an individual, such as a pedophile....   [tags: cyber crime, malware, identity theft]

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The Negative Impact of Homosexual Behavior on Society

- Homosexuality is not a 20th century situation but has been in history from the age of ancient Rome, Greece, Egypt, and even China. The attitude toward homosexuality always has been a variable, depending on the social, cultural and morality, or even the political development (Barnecka et al., 2005). Back in Greek history the concept of relations between two men was seen as the highest form of love, whereas the Judaic view always was against and frowned upon these relations considering it immoral and illegal....   [tags: gay studies, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Crime Of Female Teacher Sex Scandals

- ... For primary deviance, the teacher may have labeled herself in this role, with no consideration to the public view. Either the teacher may be oblivious to the cases of teacher sex scandals, or they just do not care. A teacher may know beforehand when going into the position, or the teacher may develop the attraction over time alongside the student. With the rational choice theory, the event is thought out before taking place. The female teacher may consider the attraction and deny it, or follow through....   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexuality, Sexology]

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The Undercover Parent: Coben’s Spyware Logic

- Internet is advancing every day, parents have no idea what their kids are doing in cyberspace and are contemplating the idea of spyware. In the article, “The Undercover Parent” by Harlan Coben, he argues the idea of parents putting spyware on kids’ computer is a good idea to keep the child safe. Many American parents have no idea what happens in cyberspace; sex, bullying, and drugs. Parents are torn between protecting their child with spyware and allowing the child to have privacy. Coben uses his friends’ personal experiences to support his argument without leaving room for counterarguments....   [tags: Persuasion, Internet Safety, Pornography]

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Police Corruption in America

- Police Corruption in America The police officer stands at the top of the criminal justice system in a nation where crime rates are high and where the demands for illegal goods and services are widespread. These conditions create a situation in which the police officer is confronted with opportunity to accept a large number of favors or grants. Police corruption occurs in many forms and observers of police behavior agree that it falls into nine specific areas. Drug related police corruption differs from other types of police corruption....   [tags: Papers Cops Drugs Security Force Essays]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

- Child abuse is the most terrible thing you can do to a kid/child. I personally think individuals who abuse kids either grew up getting abused, have issues within themselves, or they don’t have patients to tolerate kids. So they grow up treating people the way they were treated. We all have been children before and we weren’t perfect, children don’t deserve to be treated in any bad way. Child abuse is physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child. And it mostly happens within that child’s home....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Darker Elements in Peter Pan

- “To die will be an awfully big adventure,” seems like a quote that would be found in anything but a children’s story. However, it is spoken by innocent Peter, in James Barrie’s Peter Pan. This simplistic tale of a boy who longs to remain young and his countless adventures has fascinated many children over the years, while intriguing many adults. At a glance, this story is merely an entertaining tale that entrances its young audience with magic and adventure, but below the surface, it is filled with a completely deeper meaning....   [tags: Literature Analysis]

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Negative Effects of Facebook

- With more than 350 million active users, Facebook is one of the most popular social-networking sites in history. While it may have benefits such as connecting one with friends, it may also have very negative effects that could be irreversible. Three main negative effects that could arise from using Facebook include loss of sleep, depression, and putting one in a dangerous situation. At a quick glance, Facebook may be perceived as an intriguing and enjoyable website, but the addictions that sometimes arise from overuse correlate to fatal effects....   [tags: Social Networking, Online ]

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Sticks and Stones

- Freedom of Speech is possibly the most respected American ideal. Envied by citizens of countries where self-expression is a right of some and stricken from others, we uphold this concept with defensive pride. However, we must ask ourselves if this freedom can ever go too far. When does lenience turn into naivety. If speech is abused so freely that it enslaves the minds of another should it become a privilege, rather than a right. In his essay “On Racist Speech”, Charles R. Lawrence III argues for limitations on Freedom of Speech as described in the First Amendment to prevent only the most heinous racial remarks....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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An Additional Facet of the Incest Taboo: a Protection of the Mating-strategy Template

- THE ORIGIN AND MAINTENANCE of the incest taboo have been sources of interest and debate for decades in a number of different disciplines. The universality of the taboo, in one form or another, has served to fuel the discussions. Nested within differences in the theorists' orientations and conclusions is a consensus that, with very few exceptions, sexual intercourse is prohibited between members of the nuclear family who are not spouses -- father-child, mother-child, son-sibling, daughter-sibling....   [tags: Psychology]

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