Castration Essays

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    Should Chemical Castration be performed on Sex Offenders? Okay suppose your five-year-old daughter was brutally attacked and raped by a known sex offender, would you rather the offender to be sentenced to a few years in prison, only to get out and destroy another innocent victim’s life or have them chemically castrated? Chemical castration is the process of injecting male sex offenders’ female hormones to eliminate their sex drive. Honestly until someone is in the position; how can they say that

  • Chemical Castration and Physical Castration

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    A Critical Analysis of the Effects of Chemical Castration and Physical Castration on the Recidivism Rates of Sex Offenders Introduction This paper examines the effects of chemical castration and physical castration on the recidivism rates of sex offenders. Using theory integration or the multifactor approach, the findings reveal there are several factors influencing sex offender recidivism. Both chemical castration and physical castration have the potential to reduce the recidivism rates of

  • Essay On Pig Castration

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    on Pig Castration Maria Belu Background: Castration of pigs has been a long standing practice in the U.S and has recently come under scrutiny as welfare issues have become more important. Castration of male piglets has been done to deal with a phenomenon known as “boar taint”. When male pigs reach puberty, they secrete a pheromone known as Androstenon, and an intestinal product, Skatole, both which give the meat an offensive odor many consumers find intolerable (AVMA, 2013). Castration alleviates

  • The Castration of Eloisa in Pope's Eloisa to Abelard

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    The Castration of Eloisa in Pope's Eloisa to Abelard If Pope's intent in writing an Ovidian heroic epistle is to show the entire range of his protagonist's emotions from meekness to violent passion, then he was wise to choose the twelfth-century story of Eloisa and Abelard as his subject. Eloisa and her teacher Abelard retired to different monasteries after her family discovered they were lovers and brutally castrated him. Years later, Eloisa by chance intercepted a letter from Abelard to a

  • Limiting Sexual Deviance by Castration

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    Castration is one of the options that has been put forward as a type of punishment/treatment for convicted sex offenders. Castration can be divided into two separate categories: chemical or surgical. Surgical castration is the removal of a man’s testicles, for the purpose of lowing his testosterone levels, leading to lower levels of sexual desires (Stone et al., 2000). Chemical castration is an injection of an antidrogenic, which works to inhibit the brain from producing hormones that stimulate the

  • Chemical Castration: Drug Analysis

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    Chemical Castration is the administration of a drug (such as medroxyprogesterone) to bring about a marked reduction in the body’s production of androgens especially testosterone (Anon., 2018). Testosterone is the major hormone linked to libido and sexual desire and there have been several studies which suggest that those who are sexual predators have higher levels of testosterone androgens than non-offenders (Joo Yong Lee, 2013). It is a very relevant topic in today’s society. It is relevant as

  • The Pros and Cons of Chemical Castration

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    Chemical Castration: The Benefits and Disadvantages Intrinsic to Injecting Male Pedophiliacs with Depo-Provera Marquita Mack Child molestation is a serious problem in the United States. The legal system is lenient with pedophiles, punishing them with insufficiently brief prison sentences that are further abbreviated by the option of parole. Some child molesters are released back into society after serving as little as one fourth of their prison-time (1). Recidivism is extremely high among child molesters;

  • Castration On Sex Offenders

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    2.3 Research Studies on the practice of castration on sex offenders (3 pages) Many researches have shown both favoring and disfavoring arguments regarding castration on sex offenders. Although many opponents of castration have argued that castration has been very effective on sex predators and should be used as a deterrent to minimize rape, many studies on the other hand have proven that both chemical and surgical castration not only fails in reducing in its entirety the libido and subsequently the

  • Should Castration be an option?

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    position as a YMCA counselor (Emily, 2007). Consequently, he underwent through a surgical castration in a bid to lower his prison sentence. His last action brought a notorious controversy whether castration was a sentencing option for judges and an effective way to reduce sentence for violent sex offenders, if voluntary. Based on the theories discussed in our readings, I believe that voluntary surgical castration should be an option because it reduces criminal behavior, it controls money spent on treatments

  • Castration: Is Justice A Cut Away?

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    an apple in his mouth to muffle his screams. Then he castrated himself and flushed his testicles down the jail cell toilet. (The Washington Post 1).” In recent years, this story of James Jenkins has stirred up controversy regarding whether or not castration is an acceptable cure and/or punishment for sex offenders. To many, it is believed to reduce sexual urges as well as reduce the cost for treatment centers. However, to others it is a violation to our Eight Amendment, no cruel or unusual punishment

  • Is Chemical Castration a Good Thing?

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    Chemical Castration is supposed to be a way that the government can somehow reduce the rates of rapes and molestation. Not everybody believes in this procedure. I am one of those people who do not believe in this procedure. I don’t think that this could be affective, and won’t benefit our country. A bill was passed recently saying that if a child molester was convicted twice of molesting a child under the age of thirteen years, they would be court ordered to do this procedure. In a recent article

  • Chemical Castration for Repeat Sex Offenders

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    Chemical Castration for Repeat Sex Offenders Child molestation and sexual assault is an ever growing problem in the United States today, but an even bigger problem is that these pedophiles are being released after only serving as little as one quarter of their sentence. In California alone (at the time the bill was first passed), there was an estimated 680 individuals on parole for molestation and other sexual assaults including sodomy by force with a victim under the age of thirteen as well

  • Physical Castration is The Most Effective Punishment for Sex Offenders

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    Physical castration is an extreme punishment that benefits both the offender and the victim in the easiest of ways. Having an extreme punishment like physical castration will help stop any other offenses from occurring. While giving the offender both a clean slate to work with and a minimized risk of reoffending, physical castration is the most effective punishment over all others and it gives the most peace of mind to victims while being the most cost efficient. With physical castration, the offender

  • Life of a Eunuch

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    of those who were no longer men. Castration has been a prominent practice throughout history, representing dedication to a higher power and the elimination of certain life pleasures. The idea may be pure in its intent, but the ramifications of mutilation created not only physical side effects but also mental and social effects that would alienate this genderless class. The eunuchs of medieval times were an interesting group of individuals who believed castration led to full dedication to a higher

  • Response to Metropolis

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    Fritz Lang's Metropolis" written by Andreas Huyssen provided many helpful insights to aid in understanding the movie. Many of Huyssen's idea's are a bit extreme, but none the less the essay is very beneficial. His extreme views include ideas of castration and how it relates with the female robot, and sexulaity and how it relates technology. Although these ideas are extreme he does also provide many interesting ideas. One of the issues that was raised is the idea of the relationship between femininty

  • Self Harm

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    common forms of self-destruction. These forms of self-harm often lead to suicide. There are three types of self-mutilation. The rarest and most extreme form is Major self-mutilation. This form usually results in permanent disfigurement, such as castration or limb amputation. Another form is Stereo-typical self-mutilation. This usually consists of head banging, eyeball pressing, and biting. The third and most common form is Superficial self-mutilation. This involves cutting, burning, hair pulling

  • Castration Of Uranus

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    mind to perform two different roles. To illustrate these two differing theories two Greek myths have been chosen. These are the “Castration of Uranus” and the “Defeat of Kronos.” Although both of these myths are often presented as one continues the story I have chosen to separate them out as I have sometimes seen done. The purpose of this is to provide

  • A Psychoanalytic Approach to Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

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    maternal body: He prohibits the merging of mother and child and denies the child the use of the phallus to recreate this union. (Nancy Chodorow says, a woman's entry into the symbolic is different from a man's. The daughter isn't threatened with castration, and identifies with the mother.  Girl longs to recover the lost unity for the m ot... ... middle of paper ... ...ging a relationship outside the family.  A "lack" exists and is exacerbated by the conscious and unconscious divisions between

  • The Movie Fight Club

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    I choose Fight Club as my topic, because I am so familiar with it. Fight Club was the first movie shocked me deeply. Jack, Tyler and Marla are the main characters of Fight Club, a white-collar worker, a soap manufacturer, and a female smoker who makes a living by sale the clothes she steal off from washing machine. Jack is an insomniac, he find the cancer patients’ meeting can make him go sleep. Therefore, he is addictive for those different kinds of meeting, same as Marla. One time, when Jack went

  • Castration History

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    a voice more beautiful than any woman’s, still others go on to become governors of kingdoms.” Castration was largely popular all across Italy; in an article, “The Castrati as a Professional Group and Social Phenomenon”, 1550-1850, John Rosselli, English historian and musicologist, surveys existing church records throughout Italy in an effort to clarify just how many boys were submitted for castration. Though he admitted a precise calculation is further impossible, he notes, “at any time between