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How The Three Victims And Their Communities Represent A Minority

- 1. Define majority group. Describe specifically how the three victims and their communities represent a minority. According to sociologist Louis Wirth a minority group is a group of people who “because of physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which the live for differential and unequal treatment”. But this not necessarily mean that the minority group is the minority on number. In the film the assaulted were Puerto Rican, African and Jewish and according to my definition these three communities are the minority in this country, because this country was formed by white people that in those days was the “majority group”....   [tags: Sociology, Race, United Kingdom, Racism]

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Animals Are Victims Of Human Animals

- There are 8.7 million species in the world and there are now about 41,415 species on the red list. 16,306 of these animals are in danger of extinction (Black par. 1). Animals are victims of human’s power: with human animals are used to satisfy their desires, with animals humans’ actions are their death sentence. Animals should be kept in the zoo to get protected from extinction due to climate change, human consumption and to build human-animal interaction for educational benefit. Since Industrial Revolution, human activities such as the development of agriculture, and deforestation for the economic purpose are causing serious environmental damage....   [tags: Extinction, Biodiversity, Natural environment]

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The Rights Of Victims And Offenders

- The use of evidence and witnesses is a mechanism in which the law attempts to balance the rights of victims and offenders in the criminal trial process. Evidence used in court are bound by the Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) and have to be lawfully obtained by the police. The use of evidence and witnesses balance the victims’ rights to a great extent. However, it is ineffective in balancing the rights of offenders. The law has been progressive in protecting the rights of victims in the use and collection of evidence and witness statements....   [tags: Jury, Jury trial, Law, Plea]

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Does It Matter What Victims Wear?

- Does it Matter what Victims Wear “What was I wearing when I was raped. My pajamas” “Many women when raped are asked what they were wearing. But why ask that question. “The police officer who asked what I was wearing was talking in the context of what evidence they could collect”, said Rachel when she was raped who was interviewed by Katie from Independent (Grant). Rape is wrong, regardless what the circumstance is and I am flabbergasted at how many people think it is the victim 's fault for wearing a certain piece of clothing....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Salem Witches and Ergot of Rye

- ... Bridget Bishop was accused, because the way that Bishop "was in the propensity of dressing more aesthetically than ladies of the town" likewise helped in vast part to her conviction and execution. The Salem Witch Trials ended, because highly respected citizens started to be accused and executed, such as Rebecca Nurse, George Burroughs, and Giles Corey. Also, evidence was brought to show people that witchcraft was not the factor of the children's’ illness. About Ergot of Rye Ergot of rye is a poisonous condition transformed by consuming grain, grain items, (for example, rye bread), or grasses tainted with ergot parasite or by ceaseless unreasonable utilization of an ergot drug....   [tags: victims, witchcraft]

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The Role Of The Organization Of Victims And Victims ' Rights

- The next question in the interview was, define the role of the organization in relation to victims and victims’ rights. Poitras (personal communication, November 25, 2016) stated she is the support worker and that most of the time victims of crime are unaware of the victims support workers or the victim services units. Poitras (personal communication, November 25, 2016) explained that the unit will look over all of the files and logs from the previous day and then determine which one the units will take....   [tags: Victim, The Victim, Need, Want]

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Child Victims of Rape

- Louise (2010), a child rape survivor who preferred not to reveal her name, defined rape as being penetrated by a penis, finger or object into the mouth, vagina or anus against one’s will. Hence, rape is a form of a violation of a person’s spirit. In addition, statistics published in October 2013 by the National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children stated,” one in twenty children have been sexually abused [and] Over 90% of children who have experienced sexual abuse, were abused by someone they knew.” Thus, in the case of children, it is a more serious violation because they do not know how to defend and protect themselves....   [tags: Psychological Effects, Recovery]

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Antjie Krog's Poem For All Voices, For All Victims

- ... 4) Antjie Krog creates a sense of relief with, as the feeling of calming is one felt only by humans, she makes use of the comparison to personify South Africa. The image created by a calming country can only take place if to one that has previously been harmed, hence the line, “after being wounded,” which further explains the image that South Africa is calmed after the severity of the wound which was caused by the apartheid era. The following lines, “it sings, it ignites/ my tongue, my inner ear, the cavity of heart/ shudders towards the outline/ new in soft intimate clicks and gutturals,” (Krog, in Carolin, 2014: ll....   [tags: South African apartheid]

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The Impact Of Hate Violence On Victims

- Literature Review: Research Methods Introduction Non-experimental, quantitative, experimental, qualitative, and mixed methods are the most commonly used research designs by researchers. Survey research is one of the most commonly applied categories of research designs in research work. In this type of research design, the researcher chooses a sample from the available population to represent the whole population from where the sample is obtained from (Medved, C. E., & Turner, 2011).The researcher then administers a standardized questionnaire to the respondents....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Qualitative research]

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Bad Cops: The Victims´ Miranda Rights

- When people hear the word “Cop” what do people generally think. We believe that cops are here in this world to keep the peace in order, protect, serve, prevent and stop crime. We’ve seen all the stuff that shows the cops are the good guys in the news, reality TV shows, and at school presentations. Ever since the advanced technologies and the internet came to our time, we have seen a lot of cops showing their true colors to the world. Now we sometimes think differently and have second thoughts about them....   [tags: policies, procedures, behaviors]

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Combating Human Trafficking Should Go Towards The Recovery Of The Victims

- A large portion of the funding dedicated to combating human trafficking should go towards the recovery of the victims. According to the Dream Center, an organization dedicated to helping the victims of human trafficking with over 100 centers worldwide, the four phases of recovery include rescuing, rebuilding, restoring, and pre-transition. So these four phases include getting the victim away from their trafficker with help from local law enforcement, establishing a relationship based on trust with the victim, helping the victim get the appropriate papers needed, such as an ID or passport, providing therapy and medical help in response to trauma, and placing the victim in a safe transition ho...   [tags: Human trafficking, Victim, The Victim]

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Why Is A Convicted Murder Has Chosen The Victims That They Have?

- In the world of novels, often the view afforded to the observer is one of omniscience. This is not so in reality. What the observers knows in reality is only what is visible or in the mind of the observers themselves, a limited data set as we cannot see everything around us. Let us say that we wish to know why a convicted murder has chosen the victims that they have. In a novel we might be given a soliloquy, experiencing the process as the murderer does. We cannot do so in reality. Emotions, thoughts, intents, and the way another human being organizes and attaches meaning to the wider world are inconceivable to the individual who is not experiencing them (Patton, 1990)....   [tags: Interview, Semi-structured interview]

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The Importance Of Mental Health For The Victims

- Cancer is undoubtedly a huge issue today, since about 41% of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer (United Press International). However, not many are talking about the significance of mental health for the victims. Each year 12.7 million people are diagnosed and 7.6 million will perish annually from the disease (UPI). Each year, millions of people perish from the disease, and about 25% of them with severe mental illness (National Cancer Institute). The treatment for this disease causes fogginess-depression, anger and many other emotions whose symptoms are often overlooked....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Psychology, Chemotherapy]

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The Men Commit Actions That Make The Female Characters The Victims

- Due to these insecurities, the men commit actions that make the female characters the victims. Miriam is in love with Paul and committed to him, despite this, she ends up heartbroken. “He felt, in leaving her, he was defrauding her of life. But he knew that, in staying, stifling the inner, desperate man, he was denying his own life. And he did not hope to give life to her by denying his own.” (Lawrence, 136). Paul has to decide between his happiness and Miriam’s. In the end, Paul chooses to ruin her life rather than his own....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Man, Masculinity]

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The Victims Of Child Abuse

- The Victims of Child Abuse Children are the most innocent human beings in our world, but they are the most vulnerable to be a victims of child abuse. The number of kids suffering from a type of mistreatment is rising in the city of Dallas. In February of 2015, Child Protective Services was investigating 571 cases of child abuse in Dallas County, a year later the number increased to 1,349 cases. The rising child abuse cases in Dallas are piling up; therefore, CPS investigator are becoming overwhelmed and are simply giving up....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence, Neglect]

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Victims Of Pain By George Orwell

- George Orwell said, “Of pain you could only wish one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain, there are no heroes.” Domestic abuse is a major issue in this country and world. However, the bigger issue is the long term effects any victim suffers from. Many persons suffer from an affliction known as Battered Person Syndrome. What is BPS. This condition is known today as, “a mental disorder that develops in victims of serious, longterm abuse” (citation #1)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse, Physical abuse]

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Identify the Victims of Disaster

- When a mass disaster happens everything is absolute chaos, everyone in the area is affected. It does not matter if the disaster was caused by nature, or man, the disaster victims must be helped. Between the time of the disaster and until a victim is found, many times there are family member waiting. Waiting to hear if their loved ones survived. Sometimes these families have to wait for a team of experts to identify their loved ones, by bits of their bones, or of their DNA. From the time of the disaster to identification, it is long and challenging but it is a job that must be done, to help the victims and their families find closure....   [tags: disaster, victim, identification]

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The Vampire And Their Victims

- Carmilla is an example of a woman who loves her food far too much. Carmilla is consumed entirely by her food, even sleeping in a coffin of blood: “The limbs were perfectly flexible, the flesh elastic; and the leaden coffin floated with blood, in which to a depth of seven inches, the body lay immersed” (Le Fanu 102). There exists a unique relationship between the vampire and their victims. Food becomes defined in terms of victimhood, distinctly separated from humanity’s general consumption of meat....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Death, Sheridan Le Fanu]

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The Other Victims of The Holocaust

- During the tragic times of the German Holocaust, many innocent people were brutally murdered. Jews were not the only victims during this dark time. Roma (gypsies), Poles and other Slavs, the mentally and/or physically disabled, Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, African-German children, priests and pastors, and many other miscellaneous groups all fell victim of persecution and murder by the Nazis for various reasons. According to A Teachers Guide to the Holocaust, the nomadic people from northwest India, also known as gypsies, were included in the implementation of Hitler’s race laws....   [tags: homosexuals, disabled people, nazi]

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Innocent Victims, Forgotten Souls

- The main victims of genocide during the Holocaust were the Jewish; however, they were not the only ones. Gypsies, also known as the Roma, also made up a large portion of the casualties that occurred in concentration camps. This innocent group of people, who move from place to place, who listened to different music and had different morals and beliefs, were also victims of the mass genocide led by Adolf Hitler. They were targeted and seen as “unhygienic, antisocial nuisances” (Tarr) and were a threat to the Nazis’ ideal German society....   [tags: genocide, Gypsies, Roma, victimization, Nazis]

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The Anti Crime Bill And Crime Rates And Help Victims

- Who knew it could be possible to be payed to stay out of prison. The age old saying that crime doesn’t pay could prove to be true in an ironic way, pending a bill being passed by the D.C. Council. According to McDermott (2016), “the D.C. Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to an anti-crime bill that includes a provision that would pay residents who might commit or become the victims of violent crime to stay out of trouble.” My stance on the proposed anti crime bill is clear. I am whole heartedly for the concept of paying potential criminals to stay crime free....   [tags: Crime, Violent crime, Criminology]

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The Victims Of The Holocaust

- According to Goldhagen (2009), the perpetrators of the Holocaust were responsible for murdering a variety of victims on average per year. This represents a unique component of the genocide. With that said, the Holocaust does contain several unique elements that are not characteristic of other documented genocides including their choice of victims, the source of the genocide’s ideology, and the desire to exterminate all Jews. Nevertheless, using Goldhagen’s new perspective on genocide, the Holocaust is not a unique eliminationist event in its totality....   [tags: Germany, Nazi Germany, World War II]

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Blaming Rape Victims in the United States

- Victim blaming occurs when a victim of a crime is held responsible, partly if not entirely, for the wrongful act committed against them. In the United States, victim blaming is most prevalent in circumstances of rape and other sexual assaults towards women. This stems from being a society that views women as lesser beings, as evidenced by unequal pay, under representation in the media, and an inadequate presence in government. When women are viewed as lesser beings and are not respected, violence against women prevails....   [tags: Victim Blaming, Rape Essays]

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Victims Of Trafficking And Violence Protection Act

- The first of three government policy solutions is Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA). Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA) is an act that has had many additions added on, but in the end it provides the tools to combat trafficking in persons both worldwide and domestically. The Acts authorized the establishment of G/TIP and the President 's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to assist in the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts....   [tags: Crime, Criminal law]

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The Issue Of Violence Among Victims Of Residential Schools

- In the mid 1800s the government of Canada began developing and implementing residential schools throughout the country. These schools existed until 1996 and were places where thousands of aboriginal children were sent after being torn from their communities and families. The purpose of residential schools was to assimilate aboriginal children into the European culture of Canada, however they often exposed the children to neglect and abuse (physical and psychological). The consequences of these schools are still felt in aboriginal communities today....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse]

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The Victims of The Holocaust

- While the Germans and the rest of the world were focusing on World War I, many innocent people experiencing a different type of nature. They were subjected to being publicly humiliated, shaved and branded, and placed in tormenting concentration camps. Persecution and Emigration, Origins of the Holocaust, Fighting Back and Anne Frank are all big roles during this time period. No one will ever know the exact feeling of the trauma people were facing and how many people were actually killed. During the time of the Holocaust, Jews were not the only victims of murder....   [tags: WWII, nazism, the Jewish question]

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African Victims Of The Holocaust

- African victims of the Holocaust Racism has been prevenient all throughout history. The Nazi party was obsessed with racial purity as well as with eugenics. Francis Galton brought about eugenics in 1883; he believed that through a specific selection of parents he could hinder the perfect race. Hitler 's efforts during the Holocaust to achieve a ‘Master Race ' caused millions of lives to end. The Holocaust was the systematical annihilation of millions, mostly focused on destroying all of the Jewish population all across Europe....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Nazism, Racism, Adolf Hitler]

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Understanding Battered Women Syndrome And Examine How Many Women Are Victims Of Abuse

- Women throughout the world desire to find someone that they can spend the rest of their lives with to care for them, protect them, show them respect, and most of all, someone they can trust. The last thing a woman in love wants to experience is the devastation of being hurt by the one person that vows to love them forever. Abuse can be verbal or physical. Physical abuse can lead to mental health disorders. Not all abuse is reported and unfortunately, that could become fatal. The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney reports that domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than car accidents muggings, and rapes combines....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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Human Trafficking in the USA

- Just days ahead of the 2014 Super Bowl, a multi-million “one-stop shopping” drug and prostitution ring was busted in New York City. Some of the women involved claim to have been forced into the prostitution ring - an alarming indicator of possible instances of human trafficking. With thousands of spectators expected to visit New Jersey and New York for the big game, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tweeted “If you do try it, expect to be caught. And when you are caught, expect to be prosecuted”....   [tags: trafficked victims]

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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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Role Of The Tanzanian Government On Effective Service Delivery For Victims Of Gender Based Violence

- CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2. Introduction The previous chapter presented the research topic and some objectives behind the researcher’s interest on the role of the Tanzanian government in ensuring effective service delivery to victims of gender based violence (GBV) and gender equality. The chapter defined gender based violence its related history and show why this question is relevant now. The work of this chapter is to provide a broad review of GBV from various sources of literature that will be used to discern factors and impacts on the issue....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Victims Of Modern Day Slavery

- Unfortunately, the numbers of service providers to modern day slavery victims have little resources. In 2000, Trafficking Victims protection law was passed, a law for all modern day slavery actions perform by modern slave owners. The law was used to protect people from slavery, however, most victims of modern day slavery are hard to find due to the owner moving them around. One other problem was the victims of modern day slavery were in fear of coming forward to get the help that they required from the law....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Victims of Human Trafficking

- Part A: The Background There are three different populations to what qualifies an individual to be conserved a victim of human trafficking: underneath the U.S. law are they are minors, individuals who are under 18 years of age, who are coerced into commercial sex, individuals 18 or older who become involved in commercial sex through fraud, coercion, or force, and the third population is a mix of children and adults who are forced to provide labor or services while being in an involuntary position of servitude, debt, bondage, or slavery through force, deception, or intimidation....   [tags: Amendment, Bill, Law]

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Women As Passive Victims Among The Works Of Perrault, Grimms, And Disney

- Why do stories of women-as-passive-victims predominate in the works of Perrault, Grimms, and Disney. The fairy tales that reflect women and girls as passive victims is predominate because the tales began hundreds if not thousands of years ago when women were passive victims. The tales have been handed down for generations, however, current versions are still variations of the original story. Through the generations, the main plot usually remains in tact and details evolve to keep with the times but that isn’t enough to transform the female characters into strong females that hold the key to their own destiny....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty]

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Female Rape Victims

- A Maternalistic Victimology In late March of 2005, emails and text messages began to spread of a very serious and new crime tactic used by rapists. There were many variations to the content of the emails and text messages, but the overall message was the same. Apparently, a woman upon leaving her place of work came upon a crying child on the road. When she asked the child what happened, the child replied, “I am lost. Can you take me home please?” Non-suspecting of any foul play she took the child to the address....   [tags: Maternal Instincts, Awareness]

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The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God

- The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God   In Cormac McCarthy's Child of God, Lester Ballard is a recluse who is shunned by the people of his community. Because of his morose nature and his bizarre habits, he stands out among the small rural community. The rejected Ballard turns from being a harmless recluse to a murderer. While he is clearly a victimizer, he is also a victim himself. He is the victim of his own ostracization from the community that he was a part of. While the victimization that he suffers cannot justify his violent actions, it provides some explanation of how Ballard has reached the point of being a victimizer himself....   [tags: McCarthy Child of God]

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The Victims

- The process of addressing memories of private suffering within “The Victims” by Sharon Olds is implied through contradictive perspectives. In the poem there is a shift in focus and tone during line 17. The poem addresses issues of suffering from two distinct perspectives, the first coming from a little girl and the second a grown woman. The narrative, imagery and diction are different in the two contrasting parts of the poem, and the second half carefully qualifies the first, as if to illustrate the more mature and established attitudes of the narrator in her older years – a stipulation of the easy imitation of the earlier years, when the mother’s views dominated and set the tone....   [tags: Analysis, Sharon Olds]

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Foster Parenting in Nebraska: The Victim's Advocate Project

- ... The center has therapists from the University of Nebraska Psychology Department Project SAFE and Lutheran Family Services available on-site for all victims. With over three decades of experience as a victim's advocate specializing in minor children and their non-offending parents, Lynn has helped lead a great number of children and families toward healing and justice. She states that the job is very demanding and can be draining. She states, "It's sometimes difficult to walk out the door and leave the job at work....   [tags: child advocacy center, victims, donations]

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The Victims Of Domestic Violence

- The Victims of Domestic Violence With-in Society Domestic Violence has been an ongoing issue since the beginning of time and for centuries, considered a private family matter. While it may have been noticed, it was rarely addressed and intervention was rarely offered to, or accepted by the victim. With the uprising of feminist movements, domestic violence is now recognized as a serious social issue, with the implications of abuse reaching far past the four walls of the private home (Fritz 8). Affecting not only the battered victim, but the victim’s children, extended family members, friends, and even employers, domestic violence requires the attention and intervention of not only law enforce...   [tags: Abuse, Violence, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Ideologies Are Blame The Victim Of The Victims Of Inequality

- Ideologies are to blame Secondly, dominant ideologies in the media represent criminals as demoralized and dangerous individuals while, on the other hand, police officers are depicted as “honest and heroic public servants” (Hirschfield and Simon 2010: 155). In turn, these forms of ideologies lead to individuals blaming the victims for their experienced abuse. In addition, according to William Ryan (1976: 3) the formula for blaming the victim is, “justifying inequality by finding defects in the victims of inequality”....   [tags: African American, Race, Victimisation]

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Effective Therapy With Victims Of Trauma

- In this second session with the volunteer client, I struggled more than in the first tape to implement trauma interventions because she was role playing instead of speaking about a personal experience. It was particularly difficult to walk her through the traumatic memory, and help her remember the thoughts about herself she had in those moments, as well as the emotions she was experiencing as she seemed to struggle somewhat with picturing how the real victim might have felt about herself in those moments....   [tags: Emotion, Thought, Mind, Feeling]

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Speech On Bullying And How It Can Affect How The Victims Live Their Lives

- Choosing a speech for this paper was not easy, I had a lot of topics going through my head. Finally, I settled on the topic of bullying and how it can affect how the victims live their lives. I chose a speech from “ted.com”, the speech is by a man named Safawat Saleem, and is titled “Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent” this speech was given in Vancouver back in February of 2016. This was a really good speech and he presented very well, from his use of ethos, logos, pathos, to the way he communicated with the audience and used his resources to help them understand....   [tags: Rhetoric, Ethos, Language, Speech]

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Domestic Violence : A Look Into The Lives Of Victims

- Domestic violence: a look into the lives of victims Many people live in this world with the challenge of being a victim of domestic violence. We only look into how being violated associates with women in an abusive relationship when it could range from disabled individuals to males. Domestic violence contains horrible outcomes in today’s society, we should help educate more individuals about this terrible situation. Domestic violence is an action associated with harming another individual repetitively....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Physical abuse]

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Defining Identity And Its Effects On The Lives Of The Victims

- At one point or another in life, everybody has asked himself or herself “ who am I, and what I am to other people”. It’s not an easy question to answer because everyone in the world identifies himself or herself in a different manner; personality, religion, names, and sexual orientation, and fashion are some of the factors most used in today’s society. The way we perceive ourselves may change over time as life experiences wither away at one’s soul. Traumatic events, such as, domestic violence, sexual assaults, and the loss of a loved one, take a negative effect on the lives of the victims, which in some cases, causes a complete change in identity....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Human, Transgender]

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The Manipulative Sirens and Their Victims in Margaret Atwood's Siren Song

- The Manipulative Sirens and Their Victims in Margaret Atwood's Siren Song In Homer's Odyssey, the Sirens are mythical creatures whose enchanting voices lure sailors to their deaths. These women have fascinated people ever since Homer sung the lines of his epic, inspiring artists of many genres from oil paintings to films. In her poem "Siren Song," Margaret Atwood re-envisions the Sirens to draw a comparison between the myths and modern life. Atwood portrays men as victims of "Sirens" (women) by making her readers the victims....   [tags: Margaret Atwood Siren Song Essays]

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The Issues Posed by Blaming Victims of Rape

- In contemporary North America, if one were to ask almost any member of society what were the most heinous crimes a human being could commit, almost assuredly rape would be listed amongst every top five. Maybe it would even be competing for the number one spot. It is highly unlikely, absurd even, to think that any reasonable being would not find rape (or the broader term of sexual assault used in Canada) to be an abhorrent act becoming of no real human being. However, knowing this: that is, that the vast majority of citizens in North American society are in agreement on the nature of such a crime, it is all the more puzzling that many continue to harbour a mindset that gives th...   [tags: Rape, victims, crime]

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Stop Blaming Victims for Sexual Assault

- “You damned man, you damned existence, [and] you damned this earth, but never dared to question your code. Your victims took the blame and struggled on, with your noble curses as reward for their martyrdom-while you went on crying that your code was noble, but human nature was not good enough to practice it. And no one rose to ask the question Good?-by what standard?” Society’s view of sexual assault is shifting in a negative way in that members of society openly persecute victims of sexual assault, and certain types of popular visual media promote such violence....   [tags: Avoiding Victim Blaming]

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The Harbor House : An Organization For Victims And Families Of Domestic Violence

- Harbor House is an outreach organization for victims and families of domestic violence here in heart of Central Florida. This organization was created as a community outreach program to those in despair. Such as women and children suffering through domestic violence in their everyday life. Their goal is to be the helping hand to these victims. Imagine having your head held under water for so long and once you get the chance to break away it’s like you are gasping for air. That’s just a brief description of a domestic violence victim’s life....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse, Donation]

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Addiction Is A Disease That Claims Many Victims Across The Globe

- Addiction is a disease that claims many victims across the globe. Addiction does not discriminate on gender, rate, or social status therefore claiming anyone who crosses its path. Even though addiction has horrible consequences such as torn relationships between family and friends, health/metal issues, loss of property and belonging, loss of freedom (prison time), and etcetera; people wonder what causes or pushes other people to fall to addiction. While there are countless reasons why people fall to addiction there could be a deeper reason running down to the biological level....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Alcoholism, Opioid]

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The Pre Canadian History : Aboriginal People Were Victims Of The Europeans

- Throughout the pre-Canadian history period aboriginal people were victims of the Europeans. Aboriginal people were some of the first people that were in the new world and the Europeans took advantage of them. The Native American’s did not originate from North America as they came from Asia from during the ice age. The Europeans did not originate from North America as they came from Europe. When the Europeans came over to the new world they had many disease’s that the aboriginal people were not known to and that affected them a lot....   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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Victims Of Sexual Abuse And Substance Abuse

- Victims of Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse Sexual harassment is a case where unwelcome erotic advances, demands for sexual favoritisms, or other spoken and bodily conduct that is forcible or generates an intimidating work or education atmosphere. Though most sexual abuses occur as rape others can be non-conduct. It can be marital, statutory, acquaintance, stranger, anger/ unpremeditated. In some cases it can be violent rape happening in form of savage attack prompted by feelings of hatred and resentment....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Rape]

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Medical Care for Human Trafficking Victims

- Human trafficking is a rising global issue and is a dark human behavior that has been happening since the beginning of recorded history. These victims experience both mental and physical effects that are damaging to their lives, stripping their identity as individuals. Millions of women and children go through these traumatic experiences and have psychological consequences that need to be addressed but get little attention. This literature review suggests steps to be taken in order to treat these patients with the proper medical care by responding to the following questions: 1....   [tags: global issues, human behavior]

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The Victims

- ... I can still hear the echoes of his authoritative voice booming through my head. ‘You stupid, stupid, stupid girl.’ His belittling, recurring phrases hammered my head unremittingly. I tried to block out his demeaning and reprimanding words. Slowly and slowly, I could see his facial features appear before my eyes. His wicked, distinguished smile combined with his piercing grey eyes effortlessly discredited you in an astonishing manner when they scrutinized you for no reason. Just thinking about it anchorages a fierce pain in the pit of my heart....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The World Trade Center, The Pentagon, A Field Near Shanksville, And 3000 Innocent Victims

- September 11th, the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, a field near Shanksville, and 3000 innocent victims, all of these key words remind people the attacks by al-Qaeda in 2001. At the same time, several questions were aroused by terrorist attack: Whether our safety is threatened. Whether we can completely eradicate terroristic organization. Whether we get protection after 9/11. Are we safer because of 9/11. There is an article, which is for the tenth anniversary of this catastrophic incident, named “Holder, Napolitano, Clapper: We 're safer post-9/11” from USA Today....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center]

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The Victims Of Domestic Violence

- Victims of Domestic Violence Every year in the United States, one in four women are victims of domestic violence; however, this is only based on what has been reported to the department of justice. While men are also victims of domestic violence, women are more often the victims. Moreover, a study done by Dr. Halket Megan, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist states that “90% of domestic violence is male initiated” (36). In severe cases, domestic violence ends with victims being murdered. More specifically, domestic violence resulted in 2,340 deaths in the United States in 2007, and 70% of those killed were females (35)....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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My Experience At The Lewis County Victims Advocate

- I did my shadowing experience at the Lewis County Victims Advocate in Weston. The lady that I observed was Marsha Boyles she helps people that are in domestic violence situations. She works for the prosecutor attorney. She is the only person that works in the office but she did let me know about Hope which was in the same building. One big thing that I learned from Marsha Boyles showed me that you have to have a lot of passion to do the job. So the first day I observed her we went over paper work, she let me fill out the paperwork....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Learning, The Help]

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Female Victims Of Domestic Violence

- According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics half of the female victims of domestic violence experience more than one incident of abuse (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013). In Queensland using spousal abuse as a defence to murder can be problematic for female defendants who kill their abusers. Jurors in most cases relating to spousal abuse tend to find the act of self-defence not justifiable. Queensland’s Criminal Code should be amended to allow the ‘Abusive Domestic Relationship Defence’ to be used as a full defence....   [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Children: The Innocent Victims of Polygamy

- Many people would happily accept an opportunity to have their daily stress reduced by employing help with not only their children but also with daily household responsibilities of cooking and cleaning. Especially in this fragile economic state the average family living in America cannot afford the luxury of hiring a house cleaner, cook or nanny. However, there are polygamists families in America have the abilities of multiple adults contributing to the same household because of the lifestyle choice of having multiple spouses....   [tags: plural marriage, domestic violence]

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Domestic Violence Service Users : A Comparison Of Older And Younger Women Victims

- Domestic violence has its many tolls on women, especially from different age groups. Generally, domestic violence is prominent in early ages of relationships. People see on the latest headline of news articles stating “football player beats wife” or some other sort of wife-beating so they may get the perception that younger women occasionally deal with domestic violence. I wanted to touch on elderly women dealing with domestic violence because it is also a big issue in our society. According to Marta Lundy’s article “Domestic Violence Service Users: A Comparison of Older and Younger Women Victims,” she provides information and examinations of women of different age groups from 18-64 years ol...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Genetic and Environmental Influences on Victims, Bullies and Bully-Victims in Childhood

- Conceptual Framework Many people have different views on what they think bullying might be. It is often interpreted in different ways by different people. Rigby et al (2002) cited a definition of bullying as ‘an intentional harm where the power is differential between the bully and the victim’ (p.1). This meant that the bullies are likely to suffer from a range of problems than the children who are uninvolved. The researcher’s main assumption is to consider victimisation and bullying separately and secondly to consider victimisation and bullying simultaneously to examine the genetics and environmental influences on the covariation between the two....   [tags: Bullying]

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Providing Treatment to PTSD Victims

- Categories of PTSD victims with regard to providing treatment: Group A: PTSD victims in developed countries, including victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Group B: Victims during crisis/war situations in developing countries who are very susceptible to developing PTSD. Group C: PTSD victims during the recovery period of crisis/war situations in developing countries. Group D: PTSD victims of non-crisis related sexual abuse and domestic violence in developing countries. Group E: Other PTSD victims in developing countries....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Teens as Victims of Cyberbullying

- “Around half of teens have been the victims of cyber bullies,” Richard Webster from the “Cyber bullying is when a person or a group is trying to embarrass and harm or intimidate those who are weaker than them”. “Cyber bullying to texting: What’s on your kids ‘Cell?” What is cyber bullying. The Stop bullying Organization explains what the meaning of cyber bullying is. Cyber bullies are able to use cells phones and the internet to make it very easy bully other people. Lawmakers and Schools should take more action towards people who are being bullies because it can lead to depression, suicide, and mental issue....   [tags: bullying, schools, internet]

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Domestic Violence : An Effective Form Of Therapy For Victims

- Domestic Violence Many view domestic violence as an easy lifestyle to walk away from. The idea of staying in a relationship that brings harm to oneself and/or children is completely insane. Why do women remain in such an environment. There is a massive amount of professional support that can be sought to develop several safe exit strategies to ensure a better life for victims, but continue to be ignored. There are several myths to why women remain in an environment that reaps danger for oneself and children, but the question is not why does the woman remain in an abusive relationship, the question should be, what form of therapy can one obtain to ga...   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Victims of Society in The Outsider and Antigone

- Victims of Society in The Outsider and Antigone Both Meursault and Antigone are the protagonists in their stories. They have much in common, such as the fact that they explain their impending deaths as decided by fate, even though each seems to have an easy way of surviving. Both are willing to die for what they believe is right. The concept of fate is quite different between the texts. In Antigone, a Chorus tells you at the beginning of the play that Antigone will die. Antigone uses the excuse of fate to explain her own death to Creon, where as in The Outsider fate is much more subtle....   [tags: Meursault Antigone Literature Plays Essays]

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A Dry Eye For Victims Of Violence

- It is often criticized and debated that video games influence an individual toward gaining an aggressive or violent behavior. The main audience associated with gaming is usually children or teens, their amount of playing dominantly shapes their attitudes, values, and behaviors. Constantly, gaming companies enhance their video games with more realistic graphics, sounds effects, and scenarios. These enhancements not only lead the game to be depicted as more realistic but, as well, visualized as more violent and aggressive....   [tags: Video game, Video game genres, Violence]

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Personal Narrative: The Victims of Bullies

- Life is a mixture of experiences, culture, tradition, sexuality, politics and much more. Experiences make us the person who we are today. Describing how an individual handles certain stages in life. These experiences demonstrates how a person behaves, and determines their attitude. In my life I have experienced many things that have affected me in all aspects of myself. How I interact with people, what my actions are, my preferences, and all about me. With my experiences that I have faced I learned many things but one thing that stands out is that everyone should have morals of compassion, kindness, and respect the value of life....   [tags: bullying, vegetarian, diets]

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The Impact Of Hate Violence On Victims

- The Impact of Hate Violence on victims Introduction The research topic, as developed in week one for the Final Research proposal is “The Impact of Hate Violence on victims.” In the past, there have been several criminal acts such as prejudice based on religion, race, and ethnic as well as sex, commonly known as hate violence. The research topic is important for the study as it will help us explore the nature of hate violence among victims in the US, especially the minority groups who include African Americans in the country as well as the Hispanic community (Stemler, 2001)....   [tags: Scientific method, Qualitative research]

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Male Are Victims Too : Human Trafficking

- Males Are Victims Too: Human Trafficking Human trafficking is one of the most shocking human rights violations of mankind. It is a form of present day slavery, where men, women, and children are forced to perform manual labor or sexual services. This contains (but is not restricted to) work in sweatshops, eateries, home service, farming, meat packing plants, strip dancing, and sexual transactions. This horrendous crimes is happening right here in the United States. While the media may show images and videos of a young Asian girl being rescued by officers of the law; this is completely biased because young boys and young men are also victims of Human Trafficking....   [tags: Human trafficking, Slavery, Prostitution, Male]

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AIDS/HIV Victims Should be Treated With More Respect and Dignity

- Aids Victims Should be Treated With More Respect and Dignity What would you do if someone you love gets infected with HIV. Would you still treat them the same way as before. This kind of question might not come into your mind but in fact, it can happen to anyone. The rate of people who gets infected with HIV is increasing rapidly in our society (Cite). People who are HIV positive have to struggle with their life, living by the day. They are faced with many problems such as scarcity of expensive medicine, dealing with emotional conflict and especially, discrimination....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Victims Of Rape And Rape

- accused and, in reality, it is [the victim] who must prove [their] good reputation, [their] mental soundness, and [their] impeccable propriety” (215). This is still true in today 's day and age. Victims of rape still have to decide if they are going to report their rapes or not. They are forced to deal with the many traumatic side effects. Some of those side effects are physical, some are emotional and some are a chaotic combination of both. Also the victims of rape have to handle the sometimes crippling stigmas associated with being a victim of rape,including being blamed for their own assault....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Children as The Hidden Victims of Crime Report

- Introduction on Victimisation of Children: Victimology is an area within criminology that focuses on studying victims of crime. Feminist movements had an impact on the study of victims in general, they said women and children were not ‘victims’ but ‘survivors’. The founding fathers of Victimology were Mendlesohn (1937), Von Hentig (1948), Wolfgang (1958), Schafer (1968) and later on more theorists like Rock (1983), Walklate (1985), Miers (1988), Karmen (1990), Fattah (1992), Elias (1994) developed it....   [tags: victimology, feminist movements, crime]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Victims From Birth '

- Today’s society consists of numerous individuals who are diagnosed with disabilities that prevent them from partaking in their everyday tasks. Not everyone gets the chance to live a normal life because they might have a problem or sickness that they have to overcome. Deafness is a disability that enables people to hear. All deafness is not alike; it can range in many different forms. Some people like Gauvin, can be helped with a hearing aid, but some can’t because of their situation and health reasons....   [tags: Deaf culture, Hearing impairment, Deafness]

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Innocent Victims

- Innocent Victims The news came one late afternoon. My girlfriend told me that Naomi had given birth. Instead of feeling joyous over the birth of my one time friend’s child, I felt both saddened and angry about this occasion. So I asked the inevitable question, “Is it OK?” The response to my question was just what I had hoped would not happen. Naomi is a heroin addict. She had just given birth to a premature baby boy that was addicted to the same drug his mother was shooting up. This innocent little guy was born with what doctors say is a mild form of brain damage....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Increase in Eating Disorder Victims

- Increase in Eating Disorder Victims There are a number of eating disorders which many people suffer from, and most people may not even be aware that the way they eat could be classed as an eating disorder. Amongst the many disorders are the four most notable; binge eating, anorexia, bulimia and obesity. Another disorder vastly approaching the media limelight is bigorexia. The Eating Disorders Association defines this condition as "…outward signs of inner emotional or psychological distress or problems." - believing that people cope with the difficulties in their life though food....   [tags: Papers]

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The Way Social Support Functions For Bully Victims

- When examining the way social support functions for bully victims, context is prevalent. Matusnaga (2011) examines what kinds of social support behaviors help bully victims. Since being a victim of bullying is such a specific situation and context, social support needs to be granted carefully for it to be helpful to the victims. Due to the specific parameters that the interpersonal interaction is being examined, contextual theme encompasses this literature. Social Cognition In Keeley’s (2004) article, on end of life conversations, final conversations were categorized as, all interactions (verbal and nonverbal) that a participant had with a loved one that was dying, between the point o...   [tags: Psychology, Communication, Sociology]

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Victims and Offenders in Two Crime Statistics Programs

- In the article Victims and Offenders in Two Crime Statistics Programs: A Comparison of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), (herein after NCVS and NIBRS will be called “systems” when referencing the statistics of the nature of the crimes), the comparison of the two reporting systems for crimes are similar. These two reporting systems are a visual representation of the crimes that are reported. They do not account for crimes that are not reporting or crimes that are reported after the date....   [tags: ]

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Modern Society And Its Effects On The Minds Of The Naive Victims

- “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” This quote, once said by a man known as Albert Einstein, directly correlates to a sociolinguistic disease that has infected the worldview of modern society and plagued the minds of the naïve victims imprisoned within its false ideological assumptions. The scientifically-determined name for this disease is prescriptivism, which can be broadly defined as what society determines to be proper and appropriate language....   [tags: Linguistics, English language, Writing]

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Human Trafficking : The Victims Of Trafficking And Violence Protection Act Of 2000

- In the United States, the most crucial piece of legislation against human trafficking is the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. Additional reauthorization acts of this legislation were passed in 2003, 2005, and 2008. These were enacted in the continual effort to combat human trafficking, protect the victims of trafficking, and ensure prosecution and punishment of offenders. The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 also establishes an inter-agency task force to prevent and fight human trafficking....   [tags: Police, Victim, Human trafficking]

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Victims of Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Against Men

- Domestic violence is a very serious problem that affects many men, women, and children in United States and around the world. It is a topic that not a lot of people like to talk about. Although many families experience domestic violence, the people around them don’t know it because it is a very difficult subject to discuss. Although both man and woman can be victims of domestic violence, women are more likely to report their abuse than men are. This is why domestic violence is often thought of as violence against women....   [tags: same-sex, gay men, gender]

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Helpless Victims

- Pet ownership has reached an all time high in the Untied States. The 2005/2006 APPMA National Pet Owners Survey reports that sixty-three percent of all U.S households own at least one pet, and half of these same households own more than one. These statistics translate to estimates that Americans own over seventy-three million dogs and over ninety million cats (“National”). As the number of pets in the United States rises, so do the cases of animal abuse. Animal abuse isn’t something new, but only recently has there been any research on the motives behind animal abuse....   [tags: Animal Cruelty]

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