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Students Exposed to Underage Sexual Behavior, Sexual Content in Media, and Social Media Outlets

- The purpose of this paper is to discuss a principal’s practical experience in his middle school regarding his observations and opinions of his student population. The focus of the population is middle school students (children) who have been exposed and/or involved in underage sexual behavior, and/or students exposed to sexual content in the media and social media outlets. The results of this interview are compared to our theoretical learning from our textbook. After attending UCLA and the University of Nairobi in Kenya, Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) South Lake Middle School Principal Bruce Baron received his Bachelor’s degree from UCI....   [tags: Sexual Content in Media, Social media Outlets]

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The Negative Impact of Sexual Content in the Media

- Since birth human behaviour is influenced by what the individual sees and there surroundings, this influence is greatest at a young age and fades as the individual grows in age, but never completely goes away. In today’s society where sex is something that is openly broadcasted in order to promote everything from products to television shows, sex is something that the youth of today are exposed to from an early age. But what effects can this exposure at such a vulnerable stage in life cause. Early exposure to sexual content can increase the likeliness of youth participating in sexual activity by the large amount that they are exposed too, the glorification of sex, the lack of regulation of s...   [tags: Sex and Media, Sex in Media, Internet]

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Sexual Content in the Bluest Eye

- The novel The Bluest Eye written by Toni Morrison is subjected on a young girl, Pecola Breedlove and her experiences growing up in a poor black family. The life depicted is one of poverty, ridicule, and dissatisfaction of self. Pecola feels ugly because of her social status as a poor young black girl and longs to have blue eyes, the pinnacle of beauty and worth. Throughout the book, Morrison touches on controversial subjects, such as the depicting of Pecola's father raping her, Mrs. Breedlove's sexual feelings toward her husband, and Pecola's menstruation....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Does The Media Influence Adolescents Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes?

- Sexual content first appeared in the media in the 1980s. It was in the shape of a sex education newsletter (Rich, n.d.). Puberty is a strange stage for a teenager. During this stage in life they go through different developments such as hormone increase, sexual desires etc. The media can sometimes influence adolescents to become sexually active. They are more susceptible to being swayed to accepting sexual acts as being normal during the puberty stage. Depending on the age and phase of growth the adolescents are going through, their cognitive skills permit them to decisively explore the hidden messages found in the media....   [tags: social issues, sexual content, teen]

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Teenager’s Social Media Obsession Is Not Good: Being a Teen by Jane Fonda

- What good can possibly come from teenagers spending so much time on social media sites and at times communicating with complete strangers. To many people social media has several benefits such as building confidence and socializing skills. But, as technology continues to advance rapidly, social media becomes a huge part of our daily lives and changes the means of communication by far. Technology and social media exposes teenagers to so much unwanted and unmonitored content. Part of what they are getting exposed to is great amounts of sexual content and violence....   [tags: uncensored sexual content, facebook]

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Young People´s Sexuality and Sexting

- Over the years so much has changed in terms of peoples views on young peoples sexuality and on sexting and the rules and consequences associated with sexting. If you jump forward a generation or two to the contemporary world, you will realise the social and sexual landscape has changed dramatically. Sex is regulated less and is in some ways less risky for many young Australians. More young people are having sex and more are having sex at young ages. Social mores have changed. The feminist and gay rights social movements have mobilised for legal and social change....   [tags: sexual content, text message]

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The Video Game Dilemma

- In the video Game over: Gender, Race, and Violence in Video Games, produced by Sut Jhally, there is a debate between whether or not video games have an effect on the society. The cause for this debate is because the media such as TV, magazines, and advertisements provide an escape from reality to video game players. With the technology that is out in the world today, video games have gone a far way. It can create realistic images, shattering blood onto the screen, real life shooting stimulations, or exposing women as sexual figures....   [tags: Violence, Racism, Sexual Content]

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Secret Masterpieces: Art Censorship

- What is the point of creating a masterpiece if it cannot be made available to the public eye. Many pieces of art are often hidden from the public eye because of art censorship. Some of these pieces could even potentially be “the work of the century,” but will unfortunately never see the light of day. Censorship is the act of suppressing any form of expression that is deemed “inappropriate” in any matter and has been a part of the art world for centuries. No matter what day and age, art will always be viewed in two ways–appreciatively and critically....   [tags: Sexual Content, Freedom of Expression]

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Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

- ... Child molesters blaming their actions on traumas in the past was exactly the event critics fear if the ideas in Lolita become widespread. Proceeding from mental disorders, Humbert brings up his other “side” who mistreated Lolita. This ushers in dissociative identity disorder to the novel, another illegitimate excuse critics believe can be used as a justification for child molestation. Mark Nicholls also finds Humbert’s admission of another personality. He states, “For in Humbert, from the beginning, there is that other side of his personality, the side in which sexuality...bound up with the pursuit of perversion” (162)....   [tags: banned books, pedophilia, intense sexual content]

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Sociology: Sexual Objectification of Women in Music Videos Today

- The Research Problem This study works to examine the use of sexual objectification of women in music videos today. The primary purpose was to examine the differences between genres, specifically hip-hop and country. I tested the following; Women are more likely to be sexualized in hip-hop music videos than in country music videos. Literature Review Since the explosion of music videos in 1981, a large portion of their popularity has been due to the objectification of women and their sexuality....   [tags: Explicit Desired Content, Exploitation]

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

- My major is Human Resources. The problem is sexual harassment in the work place. Sexual harassment affects everyone in the work environment. Sexual harassment has been a problem for years. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment includes: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature ... when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]

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Pornography and Sexual Fantasies

- How do people satisfy curiosities. It used to be that people satisfied curiosities by asking other individuals about the topic, or even looking up the answer in a book. In today’s world, any curiosity can be entertained by performing a web search of the curiosity one has. This form of discovering something new is easy and fast. This method of accessing information sounds great, but what happens when an adolescent has a sexual curiosity. He or she will most likely type something sexually related into a search engine and very quickly encounter explicit content, which does more than just satisfy the individual’s sexual curiosity....   [tags: self-stimulation, ejaculation, sexual experience]

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Rape and Sexual Assault

- Rape is a serious problem with increasing occurrences. It is defined as “forcible sexual intercourse with a person who does not give consent” (Santrock, 2012). However, the legal definition of rape differ from state to state (Santrock, 2012). According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, RAINN, as of 2014 there are an average of 237,868 victims of rape and sexual assault each year (RAINN, 2014). With 525,600 minutes in a year, someone gets raped every 2 minutes. These numbers are astounding....   [tags: Men, Women, Cildren, Gay, Straight, Sexual Abuse]

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Suffering in Silence: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

- ... This is why many cases aren’t discovered or reported till years later. Some are not reported at all. (Child Sexual Abuse Facts) Many consider the abuse of a child worse than murder. puts it at number four in the top ten crimes humans can commit, outranking robbery at number eight and even terrorism, number five. (Top Ten Worst Crimes) But even though all upstanding citizens would protest these heinous crimes against America’s youth, they are much more common in the states than one might think....   [tags: sexual gratification, psychological damages]

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The Impact of the Sexual Revolution on Choices Related to Sex

- In the study and discovery of human life and development, the inquiry of sexual development and behavior has greatly changed and impacted the course of human history. Human sexuality refers to “sex, gender identities and roles, sexual orientation, eroticism, pleasure, intimacy and reproduction. It is experienced and expressed in thoughts, fantasies, desires, beliefs, attitudes, values, behaviors, practices, roles and relationships.” (WHO, 2006a) The major shift towards human sexuality in America began in the 1960’s, and continued strongly throughout till the 1980’s; this specific period of time has been referred to as the American Sexual Revolution....   [tags: sexual revolution, human sexuality, pornography]

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Restricting Television Content

- According to the website 65% of American households own three or more television sets. The influence of television on American society is so strong it should be closely monitored and restricted for indecent content through agencies like the FCC because the government has the responsibility of protecting society from the harm such content might cause. There are people every day complaining about indecency on the television and believe that the Federal Communications Commission should do something about it and restrict television content....   [tags: television influence, american society]

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Lyrical Content in Music

- Lyrical Content in Music With lyrical content in music becoming more graphical it is being blamed for behaviour of impressionable teenagers. I am interested in this because I play in a band and listen to a wide range of music. In 1999 the Woodstock festival highlighted this. The festival was originally about peace but as the bands got heavier throughout the night the crowd got worse. By the end of the night there was fires and people stealing everything insight. The bands were accused of inciting riots by the nature of their music....   [tags: Papers]

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Religion and Sexual Censorship in America

- “Those of us who trust sexuality must not allow ourselves to be controlled by those who fear it (Marty Klein).” In America censorship has affected various mediums: print, art, television, and internet, as it pertain to sexuality. However the first amendment “protects” the right to free speak, and press. Congress has tried to pass bills to outlaw pornography, (but have failed) ban books for sexual content, and dictate what can be said on TV and radio. If the government is allowed to censor these ways of communication then we, as citizens of a democracy, will be treated as citizens under a dictatorship....   [tags: sex education, media, sexuality, censorship]

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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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Personality and Sexual Orientation

- Hypothesis: Sexual orientation has an effect on one’s personality, even at birth. My Initial Hypothesis I believe that sexual orientation is not something that is learned. I believe that from the time we are born, we have imbedded in our minds our sexual preferences. I do not believe that a gay man is gay because of the choices that he has made in his life. I believe that he was born gay, but the choices and his environment have only reinforced it. Attachment is something that affects children when they are first born....   [tags: Homosexuality, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Influence of Television and Technology in Society

- ... Marshal McLuhan stated that, “Television is teaching all the time, it does more educating than the schools and all the institution of higher learning”. Television is seeping up are society while educational learning is falling behind. Our American culture and society are constantly being influenced by television and its content. Television seems to be the most popular thing to do, for people to amuse themselves. Former president George Bush said “We cannot blame the schools alone for the dismal decline in SAT verbal scored....   [tags: Content, Entertainment]

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Use of Multimedia Content in Education

- Presenting materials by using both words and pictures and those that integrate sound, voice, and animation, is one definition of multimedia. Examples of multimedia technologies are YouTube, Flickr, Wikipedia, blog, PowerPoint presentations, cameras, videos, and DVDs. These are just a few of the more common multimedia tools. When using multimedia to communicate information to students, multimedia learning happens. Multimedia in education is important; it allows students to learn skills that are important to life in the 21st century....   [tags: Technology, Digital Learning]

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Effective Treatments for Child Sexual Abuse

- Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a concept we, as a society, have a difficult time defining. There is a great deal of variation in the definitions of sexual abuse from agency to agency and state to state as well as in research and literature. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2010) explains sexual abuse consists of but is not limited to touching, exposing children to sexual activity or content, and rape (p.1). This is only one of many definitions for sexual abuse. Sexual abuse can also consist of showing children sexual content, committing sexual acts in front of the child, photographing or videotaping children in an indecent manner, encouraging children to commit sexual acts,...   [tags: individual or group therapy approach]

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Comprehensive Sexual Education

- The birds and the bees is the quintessential “sex talk” that most parents give to their children when they think the time is right. However, the typical sex talk in schools is quite different than what most parents prefer. Seventy five percent of parents want their children to be taught using the comprehensive sexual education curriculum. Only 15% of parents support abstinence only education (Kelly). Goldman writes in his article, Sex Education, comprehensive education is much more than what many people think....   [tags: Sex Education, argumentative, persuasive]

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TV Content Regulations

- Society today tends to fixate on and gravitate to television shows. Certain people even believe some of the families depicted on these shows are what a normal family should be. There are two types of television networks, broadcast and cable. Broadcast television stations are the channels that air for free, while cable you pay a subscription for. While television is a great platform for various issues and ideas, I believe that most broadcast television stations’ depictions do not accurately represent families are or what they go through....   [tags: Television]

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Does Musical Content Influence a Society?

- In today’s pliable, fad-driven societies, music holds a key role in influencing modern culture. Through music, lyrics, and music videos, specific lifestyles and activities can be suggested and advertised. These activities can range from becoming a follower of Christ to earning respect to being promiscuous. This alone proves that music plays an influential part in the daily lives of modern societies. This also shows that music’s effect can be positive or negative. With this evidence comes a question: Do music, lyrical content, and music videos influence people and society....   [tags: Social Issues]

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The Limitations of Societal Growth Established by Censorship in Films

- Censorship involves the restriction of material that the government believes may be harmful to society. However, censorship in film is controversial because it can either create safe boundaries for movies or hinder the film industry’s freedom. Those who support censorship believe that it prohibits unnecessarily explicit content from being freely shown in films. Those who are against censorship believe that censorship conflicts with constitutional freedom and can be used as a tool for manipulation....   [tags: constitutional freedom, explicit content]

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Censorship of The Catcher in the Rye

- The Catcher in the Rye is a book that is an entertaining and compelling novel portraying, to some extent, the typical journey every person goes through in adolescence. It's relatable to many in that stage of life between childhood and adulthood. But is it to explicit and should it be banned or censored from schools. My opinion is that censorship is a little extreme for this book. This novel should not be banned or censored because it is relatable to people in Holden Claufield's age group, it does not use overly explicit language and sexual descriptions for the age group that it targets, my personal experience with books in high school, and it gives teens and older in schools and classes more...   [tags: Literary Content, Relatability]

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A Critical Analysis Exploring Sexual Abuse and its Effects

- The sexually abused child: a critical analysis exploring sexual abuse and its effects. This essay will aim to explore and evaluate sexual abuse and its possible detrimental impacts on a child. Although there is no evidence by any one persons or any data to describe what may account for abuse and what sexual abuse is, there are four main types of child abuse; emotional abuse, sexual abuse , physical abuse and neglect. (NSPCC 2010). The type of abuse that will be closely analysed in this essay is sexual abuse....   [tags: children, psychological, depression]

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The Restriction of Literature in School Libraries

- Student publications are not the only things being censored in school. The way a student chooses to express his or herself through clothing is also being censored. The school has the right to control the school environment, even if that means censoring the way a student dresses. Also the schools are allowed to enforce dress code as long as it is reasonable and the school has made it a specific rule. (Truly 9). A student from Del Norte High School was suspended for wearing sagging pants. The school’s reason for this suspension was due to a “growing gang problem.” The student named Richard Bivens was warned multiple times to not wear the sagging pants and he defied the school by wearing them a...   [tags: inappropriate content, publications]

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The Effect of Sex in the Media

- Sex in the Media America has one of the largest pregnancy rates in teens in the whole world (“Sexuality, Contraception, and the Media”). Pregnant teens have to make many hard choices. They must decided to keep the baby or not., and to continue on with school. or not. Teens moms can lose everything they’ve worked for after one bad decision. Sex is in teens lives because of media influence. Sex is commonly portrayed in teens lives by media. The media thinks that sex is in most teens lives (Somers and Tynan)....   [tags: pregnant teens, sexual contents]

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The Sexual Nature of Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

- ‘To a stranger’ is a poem written by Walt Whitman, which was published as a part of the collection of his poems titled “Leaves of Grass”, in the year 1855. The sexual nature of the poems in this collection fuelled a great controversy at the time of its publication, and in 1865 he lost his government job as a result of the indecent behavior which his boss saw reflected in his works. In the “leaves of Grass” there is a separate cluster of poems called the “Calamus”, and “To A Stranger”, is a part of that cluster....   [tags: relationship, love, stranger]

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Public Schools Should Teach Sexual Education

- I feel that it is very important to incorporate sexual education into the public school districts. Many of our youth, are becoming more aware of their sexuality at early ages. With our adolescents maturing physically quicker than the generations before them, but remaining mentally immature. It is our job, as parents and teachers to work together in order to enlighten our next generation of world leaders, child care workers, teachers, parents, etc in the importance of sex and protection against unwanted pregnancy and STDs....   [tags: sex education, public schools, sexuality]

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Paper Proposal: The Effects of Television Content on Children

- Paper Proposal: The Effects of Television Content on Children The issue of television being safe for children is a growing issue for our society. The television industry claims that it is not their responsibility to monitor what is readily available to children but that it is the parents’ responsibility. The industry is just there to make money. They are like any other corporate business in America, they only produce what sells, and right now the market for adult themed shows is much higher then children’s programs....   [tags: Project Proposal, Television Violence]

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Ophelia as a Sexual Woman in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Ophelia as a Sexual Woman in Shakespeare's Hamlet In Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet, it is possible for the audience or reader to come to view Ophelia as an innocent victim trapped in the most tragic circumstances. She was an obedient and loving daughter to her father Polonius. Ophelia obeyed him, when he ordered her to stop seeing Hamlet, her love, and even when she was asked to betray her love, acting as a decoy to allow the King and Polonius to discover the source of Hamlet's grief. Her naive nature is evident in this love that she has for Hamlet, even though he promised to marry her, took her virginity, mistreated her, and finally left her....   [tags: Papers]

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The Psychological Damage of Sexual Trauma

- Approximately 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse exist in America today (Bull,2001). This figure continues to grow daily as perpetrators of this crime continue in this destructive path. To get a better understanding of what sexual trauma can do to a child the website all about counseling asked us to imagine “ a 6 year old being abused by a family member, say Uncle Joe. Uncle Joe has been very nice to the child up until the other day. He then steps across sexual boundaries, or even becomes physically hurtful to the child....   [tags: Psychology, argumentative, persuasive]

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Sexual Orientation: Stop the Hate

- Something that is wrong with society is the fact that it is over-judgemental of things that are outside of the norm. From the moment humans are able to establish differences between one thing and another, choices are made on what is considered better or what makes more sense to the developing mind. Such as, gay marriage is highly accepted by the younger generations rather than the older generations. This at one point in time created a stigma of sorts that alienated these specific individuals and for a time caused a plethora of teenage suicides....   [tags: gay marriage, LGBT, homosexuality, suicide]

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The Fusion of Content and Form in Sonnet 29

- The Fusion of Content and Form in Sonnet 29 One of the most popular of the fixed poetic forms in English literature is the sonnet. Attributed to the Italian poet Petrarch in the fourteenth century, the sonnet is still used by many contemporary writers. The appeal of the sonnet lies in its two-part structure, which easily lends itself to the dynamics of much human emotional experience and to the intellectual mode of human sensibility for argument based on complication and resolution. In the last decade of the sixteenth century, sonnet writing became highly fashionable following the publication of Sir Philip Sydney’s sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella, published in 1591....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Closer Look at Lucy: Sexual Dimorphism and Speciation in Australopithecus

- A Closer Look at Lucy: Sexual Dimorphism and Speciation in Australopithecus In his peer-reviewed article, “Sexing fossils: a boy named Lucy?,” James Shreeve discusses, in detail, a study on sexual dimorphism and possible speciation in Australopithecines in Hadar, Ethiopia, based on the famous A. afarensis specimen, “Lucy.” In the article, “Lucy’s kind takes humanlike turn,” the author addresses sexual dimorphism and speculates on sex-based differences in behaviors in A. afarensis. The two articles have differences and commonalities with each other in content and both present research methods and conclusions on topics including sexual dimorphism, sex-based behaviors, and speciation in Aus...   [tags: Anthropology Essays Paleontology Papers]

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As You Like it: Irrational and Sexual Love

- The universal theme of love seems rather difficult to define. Shakespeare investigates this notion using his play, “As You Like it”; the characters’ actions, speeches and emotions reflect the different types of love according to Shakespeare’s point of view. One type of love, the irrational and exaggerated kind, is portrayed through the character of Silvius. Despite Phoebe’s multiple rejections, the shepherd’s obsession for her stimulates his will to maintain his stream of incessant love declarations....   [tags: William Shakespeare, obsession, attraction]

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A Stronger Video Game Content Rating System is a Must

- A Stronger Video Game Content Rating System is a Must Many of today's youth are easily influenced by their environment. Their environment can include their family, friends, school, and even media (television, music, video games). With technology rapidly advancing, video games are having an even greater impact on youth. In the last few years, there has been a steady increase in the amount of violence contained in all media, especially video games. According to Alison Motluk, "more than 90 per cent of American children play video games every day, and half of the top sellers contain extreme violence" (10)....   [tags: Video Game Violence Argumentative]

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The Problem About Using Sex in Advertisements

- ... It is very important and useful for advertisers who craves attention. Belch & Belch (2007) said that sex is a means to “gain consumers’ attention”. Relative to non-sexual appeal advertising, sex as a basic biological instincts use in advertising will easy to attention grabbling, likeable, effect inducing and memorable (Severn,Belch & Belch,1990). This issue essay will try to find different writers’ opinion to discuss the answer about why the advertising need use sexual appeal. Sex in advertising actually work....   [tags: persuation, sexual appeal]

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The Positive and Negative Influences of Television on Children

- Televisions play an important role in our children’s lives; they serve as a way to learn new things and expand their knowledge, as well as a form of entertainment. Televisions have a variety of advantages on a child’s development and personality. However, it can certainly have negative effects on children if used in an incorrect manner. This essay is intended to explore and contrast the positive and negative effects television can have on our children. Among the many benefits televisions have on our children, is expanding their educational exposure....   [tags: education, language, sexual]

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Everybody Knows Big Porn Is Destroying Relationships

- ... A study completed among US college students who were consistent users of adult media sources, tested this theory by asking them to abstain from viewing explicit materials, and record feelings of commitment to their partners. The results showed those who refrained from viewing paid more attention to their relationship obligations. Thus the study concluded that, “Pornography consumption is not only related to weakened commitment in relationships but to the consequences of that decreased commitment, like infidelity,” (Lambert, N....   [tags: pornography, magazines, sexual behavior]

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Pornography and The Decline of Sexual Morality

- Sexual morality has declined in America today. The immoral life can be seen all around us. We see it in drugs, alcohol, movies, magazines, gangs, teenage pregnancy, pre-marital sex, and society as a whole. A person can walk into almost any convenience store and purchase a magazine depicting naked women. Videos and movies with graphic sex scenes can be rented or watched in any movie theater. They have become more common than ever before. Almost every movie with an "R" rating will have at least one sex scene....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Censorship: The Catcher in the Rye

- In “The Catcher in the Rye”, there is plenty of controversy on the content that is in the book. There are curse words constantly throughout the book. Just that reason alone could be a reason why this book could be censored. If a book has enough controversy to be considered to be banned in schools, there is obviously content from the book that is considered dirty or a bad influence to people. That is a reason that this book is censored. People think it is dirty and could be a bad influence to children....   [tags: Inappropriate Content, Maturity]

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Sexual Exploitation of Women in the Media

- Sexual Exploitation of Women in the Media Women are sexually exploited in the media. In today’s society if people watch television programs such as Chingy featuring Snoop & Ludacris – Holidae; Charlie's Angels; the Z100 commercial with Britney Spears; or Baywatch they will see that the feminine image is presented differently than the masculine. In these programs men are typically placed in sexual situations fully clothed, while women are presented in provocative clothing or less. The camera will frequently zoom in on body parts to focus on the woman’s buttocks, midriff, and legs....   [tags: Television TV]

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Impact of Sexual Appeals on Attention Getting and Memory

- Section I: Impact of sexual appeals on attention getting and memory Through this first section, we shall argue the impact of using nudity in advertisements on attracting the attention of the consumers and persisting in their memories and therefore if affects negatively or positively their persuasion process and purchase decisions. 1.1 Sexual appeals attract consumers’ attention From a theoretical point of view, the persuasion process is strongly influenced by capturing the attention of the consumers (MacKenzie, 1986)....   [tags: consumer´s attention, nudity, advertisement]

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Cynical Classification of Sexual Partners

- Cynical Classification of Sexual Partners When any thought of cynicism arises, it conjures an image of bitter thirty something divorcees, single alcoholic fathers, or disillusioned old maids. However, this disease is rampant now among "Gen X'ers", and it is certainly no surprise with the miasma of food, cars, money, drugs, and of course sex that assaults early twenties men and women with the frenetic pace of a moving el-train. Yet there is no better example of the reason for American youths cynicism than the meager choice of sex partners in the nineties....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays]

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Human Trafficking and The Trade in Sexual Slavery or Forced Labor

- Human Trafficking is the trade in human beings usually for the purpose of sexual slavery or forced labor. Sex trafficking also known as sex slavery is defined as the exploitation of usually women and children, within national or across international borders, for the purpose of forced sex ( Sex trafficking occurs all around the world, however it is more common in poor countries. Around the world, an estimated two and a half million people are trafficked. Forty-three percent of the 2.5 million people are trafficked strictly for sex....   [tags: exploitation, women, sex trafficking]

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Scandals: Sex in Media

- January 31st 2010, Liam Richardson; a 7 year old boy who self proclaimed himself as the biggest John Terry fan, turned on the TV in the morning and broke down in tears seeing the news. He did not eat food for days because he was dejected and could not believe it. The news read, “John Terry in sex scandal with Team-mates wife; resulting in further less chances for England at the World Cup”. Liam took off all the John Terry posters off his wall. At that age, he couldn’t have possibly comprehend what happened, but he would always remember it....   [tags: gender, sexual attitudes, realities]

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Innocence versus Sexual Awakening

- Innocence versus Sexual Awakeming The transition from childhood to adulthood is a complex but universal passage. Both Katherine Mansfield's "The Wind Blows" and D.H. Lawrence's The Virgin and the Gipsy embody adolescent angst in their characterization. Matilda and Yvette search for meaning beyond the lives they perceive they are condemned to lead. Both bring about greater understanding of the struggle between a young girl's struggle of innocence versus sexuality. In similar uses of metaphor and imagery the stories tell the tale of social convention, romanticism and sexual awakening....   [tags: The Virgin and the Gipsy Sexuality Essays]

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The Relation Between Television and Culture

- Can T.V. shows be the reflection of our society or influence the behavior of the members of our community. Since 1936, when television broadcasting begin, it priority was to inform and to entertain our society; subsequently, a massive amount of rules and regulations were created to control the material presented in TV, which principal goal was to safeguard the moral and ethical standards of it time. Nevertheless, from its beginning to the present home entertainment television standards contents have change; likewise, the moral an ethics values of our society have change and continuing changing from generation to generation....   [tags: sexual revolution, tv shows, entertainment]

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Continuous Sexual Trajectory

- Continuous Sexual Trajectory In his Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, Freud works inductively towards a theory of the (sexual) mind. The lectures consider years of psychoanalytic experience and try to fit them into a framework, in the process always slightly altering both the data and the theory. His primary interest lies in the competitive interplay of libido - the pleasure seeking unconscious part of the mind - and the ego - the rational and socially constituted character who internalizes norms and tries to tame the libido....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Overview of the Issue of Pornography

- A life in erotic cinematic film also known as skinematography can become a rewarding career and punishing career. An example in pornography could be a camera and two people having sex it can sometimes be over a dozen people having sex. However people in today’s time keep in the shadows and say that pornography is something they hold equal to a painting of some of the greats, on the other side of the scale non-viewers of erotic films will say they are obscene trash and often view the common spectators as dirty minded fiends....   [tags: Sexual Expression, Art, Free Speech]

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Child Sexual Abuse and Its Impact on The Developing Brain, An Annotated Bibliography

- ... I don’t find the paper to be as helpful because it is basically discussing two other papers in the paper itself. Personally, I do find that this article will be too helpful. Yes, it does explain the relation between early childhood trauma and mental illness but it will only talk about mental illness. It will not discuss social or physical problems due to the childhood trauma. 3) “Determining Best Practice for Treating Sexually Victimized Children” Saunders, Benjamin E. (2012) “Determining Best Practice for Treating Sexually Victimized Children” Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment....   [tags: traumatic experience, ]

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The Importance of Sex Education

- When are children first exposed to sex. It is hard to control what a child is exposed to with the growing trend of sexual imagery in advertising, television, movies, and in the general public. An article, Children Learn Best by Observing Behavior of Adults, written by Jodie Michalak states “While children will always have their own personality and emotions, they are constantly influenced by their environment” (2013). What and how children learn is a very significant part of how healthy our society will be in the future....   [tags: Sexual Education]

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The Media’s Decreasing Morals As Seen Through Television

- The Media’s Decreasing Morals as Seen Through Television In today’s world, it is not rare to walk into the living room and witness a man being violently shot in the head…in a television set. The general public seems to be constantly asking themselves where morality and values on television have gone. Taking a look back in time, it is easy to point out how violence in the media is much more evident than it was fifty years ago. Both in the past and now, the media has an ethical duty concerning the general public....   [tags: Television Content Media]

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A Critical Examination of the Sexual Life of Man In Sigmund Freud

- A Critical Examination of the Sexual Life of Man In Sigmund Freud 1.0 INTRODUCTION It is a word that rings a bell, it penetrates all cultures and overwhelms all humanity. It means many things to many people; to some, it is sacred and should be treated with respect. To others, it is pleasurable and should be lured to without repression; expressed it is worded "human sexuality". Reiterating the central place which sexuality occupied in the life of man, Dietrich writers: Sex … as contrasted with other departments of bodily Experience is essentially deep....   [tags: Papers]

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Classical Social Theory

- Classical social theory tends to exclude women from the social analysis of the modern world. Consider women were not social agents. Classical social theory embodied by the work of authors such Marx, Durkheim, Weber and Simmel. In support of this, Durkheim claim that men were product of society, whereas women belonged to nature, (Harrington: 2005, p.236).feminist social to challenge the ideals of Classical social theory embraces the post-enlightenment principles, focusing on values associated to “difference”, “particularism” and “specificity” ....   [tags: feminist theory, sexual harrassment, women]

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The Relationship Between Pornography and the American Culture

- ... (7 Negative Effects of Porn). A review of the online library of romantic comedies on video streaming sites like Hulu and Netflix revealed no less than 50 highly consumer-rated romantic comedies, which may cause the same negative effects as video pornography. Some of the movies include films directed by Woody Allen, Judd Apawtow, and John Hughes. These writer-directors have been recognized as the top producers of romantic comedies that include: Anne Hall, Manhattan, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, 40 Year Old Virgin, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall....   [tags: illegal, sexual, romantic comedy]

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The Tip Drill Controversy and its Relation to Misogyny in Hip-Hop

- For a long time, the popular genre of hip-hop has been criticized for its frequent vulgarity; whether it be its lyrical content, its possible contribution to a violent subculture, its degradation of women, or its praise for hypermasculinity. Out of all of these criticisms, the one characteristic of hip-hip music that has arguably been the most prominent and commonly discussed is its negative and sexual portrayal of women, particularly African American women. In both lyrics and music videos, African American women in much of hip-hop music are sexually objectified in that they are viewed exclusively as a thing to be used sexually by men....   [tags: Sexual Objectification, Social Issues]

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Childhood Experiences in The Awakening by Kate Chopin

- In Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, her protagonist, Edna Pontellier, a displaced woman of the 19th century lives a life influenced by the men in her society. Edna, a stranger in her own home, has a difficult time accepting traditional roles in society and her role as a mother. People of society in 19th century America, especially in the New Orleans, stigmatized women who felt the need to leave the home and disregard their duties as unacceptable ladies. Evidently Edna is looked down upon for her erratic behavior....   [tags: edna pontellier, sexual awarness]

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Social Issues in Young Adult Literature

- The involvement of social issues in young adult literature is no red flag in modern day society. New Realism, which first occurred around the 1960’s-1970, lead to the evolution of the appropriateness of social issues in the young adult literature genre. (Robinson) In Francesca Lia Block's Wolf, the author addresses the taboos of sexual violence and abuse in the home, and pairs this with the idea of female self-empowerment, and the age appropriateness of young adult literature for young adults. In Francesca Lia Block's Wolf, the young, nameless protagonists, and heroine, runs away to her Grandmothers’ house after being repeatedly sexually assaulted by her Mothers’ boyfriend....   [tags: sexual assault, female empowerment]

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Understanding Psychoanalysis According to Freud

- Picture an elderly man sitting on an chair with pad and pen in hand listening to a patient lying on a couch recalling their dream. This elderly man is a psychoanalyst, his name, Sigmund Freud. Freud was a Psychologist who produced a theory on personality called the Psychoanalytic perspective. This perspective proposes that personality is the result of animal-like driving forces that often conflict with one another and sometimes are unconscious. All references and terminology regarding Freud are taken from Ciccarelli, S.K., & White N.J.(2013)....   [tags: dream, sexual drives, behavior]

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The Super-Size Me Documentary

- McDonald’s, one of America’s fastest growing fast food restaurants, has made more than its share of money within the last twenty years serving more than 46 million people daily. They have twice as many restaurants as Burger King and more restaurants than KFC, Wendy’s, and Taco Bell Combined. Often children have the dream of eating fast food for every meal of every day. Well, Morgan Spurlock took the challenge to see how dangerous it would be to eat McDonalds for every meal. He also took the challenge in response to a lawsuit against McDonalds by a family whose children became obese by the contents of its meals....   [tags: content analysis, the reality of McDonald's]

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Sexism in Dancehall Music

- Introduction In today’s society, dancehall music is one of the most popular forms of music, however, the themes and lyrics of many songs that fall in this genre tend to be vulgar, offensive, violent and sexist. Sexism in dancehall music is one of the main topics of this paper and is apparent through the negative portrayal of women found in both the lyrics and music videos of such songs. This is an important issue because since dancehall music is so popularized today these negative representation of women, are being popularized to a huge majority of people, potentially giving them the idea that it is acceptable to treat women in such demeaning ways....   [tags: lyrics, degrading, sexual]

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Success of Video-Sharing, YouTube

- YouTube is an video-sharing organisation that was established in 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim who were former PayPal employees. It is now the 3rd most popular website in the world now and is currently owned by Google. Over 1 billion accounts are registered to the website and 6 billion hours of footage from the site is watched monthly. The success of the website has greatly benefited people’s lives and stories and has helped change world problems. It has also created many new businesses and has helped them become successful....   [tags: community, sexual orientation, collaboration]

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The Language of Sexual Crime: Consent an Essential Factor in Sexual Offenses

- 1 Introduction Consent can be found in different kinds of human activities, including recruiting, signing contracts, giving approval for medical treatment and engaging in sexual activities. Especially in sexual activities, consent is a critical element for making conduct permissible. Although there are some studies on discussing whether the occurrence of consent is an essential factor in sexual offences (Pineau 1989; Tiersma 2007), it remains important in Hong Kong legislation. Hong Kong Ordinances Cap.200 s.118 has stated that, “(3) A man commits rape if – (a) he was unlawful sexual intercourse with a woman who at the time of the intercourse does not consent to it; and (b) at that time he...   [tags: sexual intercourse, interpretation]

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Wystan Hugh Auden

- This essay will discuss the poet Wystan Hugh Auden, his childhood, religion, his poetry, and what inspired him and influenced his poetry. Our poet was born in the north of England in February of 1907, to a physician father, George Agustus Auden, and Constance Rosalie Bicknell, a deeply believing Christian. Auden experienced doubts in his Christianity and these will be discussed in terms of whether or not they had any effects on his poetry, and if so, in what ways. When one searches for information on W.H....   [tags: homosexuality, christianity, sexual orientation]

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Pornography: Prostitution or First Amendment Right

- There is a knock on the door A young woman is sitting on the bed; she is desperate, a mess. She tells the person at the door to come in. She has been sold to this man for the night, to do whatever he commands. He tells her what he wants and begins to unbuckle his belt. After a while everything is quiet, except the rustling of clothes being put on. The woman lies on the bed in shame as the man dresses and throws a wad of cash towards the young woman. In another place is a studio. In the studio a woman is sitting on a bed; she is nervous and desperate....   [tags: paid sexual relations, practices, penalties]

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Study of Performance Art by Roselee Goldberg

- Introduction People may experience second hand, through artists, other possibilities of aesthetic, political and sexual freedom they lack in their own lives. This may be one of the reasons why, despite countless predictions over the past few decades, performance art hasn’t died, nor has it been replaced by other mediums. Body art has evaded representation by focusing on the materiality of the performer’s bodies and presenting concrete life actions. In the wake of body art, theorists began writing on the significance and meaning of the body that was not a reference bearer but was ‘itself’....   [tags: artist, human body, sexual freedom]

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Sexual Assault and Rape Can Happen to Anyone

- Beginning college can either be a terrifying experience or a start to an amazing journey for someone. Those hesitant to begin college have their own reasons for the emotions. That doubt may be caused by the independence from guardian supervision, financial expectancies, or for females in all grades, sexual assault. Sexual assault occurs on college campuses and university throughout the nation; however, light is not shined upon this dilemma to the public as often as it should be. Since the founding days of such schools, sexual violence has taken place, but the colleges deny the allegations they are faced with....   [tags: sexual activity, consent, behavior]

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India's Winter of Discontent

- India’s winter of discontent: Some feminist dilemmas in the wake of a rape (2013) is an article about the news-making Delhi rape case of December 2012. However, this article looks at the feminist response to rape and sexual assault and the dilemmas that it brings. Even though the authors talk about India, these narratives are very similar to the narratives of women of color universally. One of the major foci of the authors is to examine how the rape victim Jyoti Pandey’s identity shaped her rape into an international focus-grabbing incident....   [tags: feminist response to rape and sexual assault]

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The Community Tolerance Test

- When an indecent or obscene act takes place being tolerant to it doesn’t exactly mean you are not being put at risk with these acts. The Community Tolerance Test (CSTT) is designed to look at what the society can tolerant compared to what they do or do not prefer. The Harm-based Test is made to charge any act of indecency that is harmful or has any risk of harm towards an individual or society. This is why between the CSTT and the Harm Test, It is best to use the Harm Test when determining the obscene and the indecent acts in Canada as it looks more towards the safety of individuals and society in general....   [tags: Inaappropriate Content, Society, Tolerance]

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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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What Gives One a Certain Gender Identity

- Is there a true definition of gender. Yes, there are male and female. But what gives one a certain gender identity. This has always been a very controversial topic throughout time. It really started to shoot off in the 1950’s when the term “gender role” was coined by John Money.("John Money." Wikipedia). Ever since then more and more people have started to question what gender really is, what it really means.There are really only two genders and society really defines what these genders actually are....   [tags: gender role, john money, sexual identity]

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Child Molestation

- Seven year-old Katherine Smith is frolicking in her yard on a bright incandescent day when forty-three year old James Wells, a family friend, arrives at her home. Being used to him as an uncle figure she envelops him in a warm welcoming hug. Meanwhile Katherine’s parents are indoors preparing supper and have not realized James has come over. When supper is ready Katherine’s parents call her to come in for supper; however, when she does not come running in, they step out to look for her. As they walk around the house they meet their friend James and a despondent Katherine who looks frightened....   [tags: sexual abuse, perversion]

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Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence

- Harassment has plagued the world for centuries. Why should the workplace be any different. Sexual harassment and workplace violence are not only of historical roots, but contemporary issues are still present in the workforce today. Managers are addressing and combating modern sexual harassment and workplace violence, however instances still occur (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011). “Sexual harassment is defined as any unwanted action or activity of a sexual nature that explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, performance, or work environment” (Robbins, Decenzo & Coulter, 2011)....   [tags: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace]

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The Effects of Sexual Orientation Discrimination

- “I was raised around heterosexuals, as all heterosexuals are, that’s where us gay people come from…you heterosexuals.” This is a quote from Ellen DeGeneres; an openly gay celebrity. Ellen, as well as thousands of other Americans are taking a stand to end homophobia. Homophobia refers to discriminatory remarks or actions directed towards a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) person. Homophobia has many damaging effects and for this purpose, should be stopped. Some major effects of homophobia are discrimination at work, the emotional impact it has on homosexuals, and the lack of family recognition....   [tags: lgbt, sexual discrimination, homophobia]

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