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18 Feb 2022

The Impact of Wars and Violence in Scotland - Analysis of an excerpt of Fleshmarket by Nicola Morgan (2016) and of the oil canvas "The Battle of Culloden" by David Morier (1746)

Artwork commentary - 6 pages - Literature

Scotland has often been portrayed as an unstable nation in the midst of violent conflicts both before and after the Acts of Union in 1707. This set of documents consists of two literary works and a pictorial work, spanning the period following the said Acts of Union, from 1746 to 1895, which is...

08 Jun 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three...

24 Aug 2022

Speech on Violence Against Women

Speech - 2 pages - Sociology

Good afternoon. I am here to speak to you about violence against women. Violence against women is widespread across the whole world and is a major problem in the public health industry. Domestic violence is one of the most common acts of violence against women. Large...

25 Jan 2021

'Violence brings only temporary victories' M.-L. King. Discuss in the light of past and current political affairs

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) was an American minister and a social activist, who is mostly known for his leadership of the civil rights movement in the United States. Thanks to him, the segregation of Black Americans stopped. Given his implication in non-violent movements in order to...

10 May 2021

Locations and forms of power - Who will win the fight against violence in the United States?

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

The notion of locations and forms of power covers a wide range of different topics. Thus, we will mainly focus on forms of power, in other words, all the elements that can give more importance, more weight to one man rather than another. In the United States, we notice that the right to bear arms...

29 Sep 2016

Anti-abortion violence

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Whether or not anti-abortion extremism is a form of terrorism depends, at least in part, on our definition of terrorism. The purpose of terrorism is not only to kill innocent people, but also to frighten other people into doing or not doing something. If a terrorist blows up a federal building...

08 Oct 2015

Harmonization of gender based violence messages for use in IEC materials

Essay - 12 pages - Sociology

Gender-based violence is a global pandemic and human rights violation that hinders both individual and societal development. Furthermore, the prevailing socioeconomic and political inequalities between the sexes ensure that women and girls are most susceptible to violence. Global...

19 Feb 2015

Is Violence an American Tradition?

Case study - 2 pages - Social sciences

Thio, Taylor, and Schwartz (2012) considers violence to be of types which include assault, serial and mass murder, terrorism, genocide, hate-motivated violence, school violence. The authors argue that the poor are the most likely persons in the world to engage in...

03 Sep 2013

Domestic Violence - published: 03/09/2013

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

Domestic violence is a serious problem that can occur to any person despite maturity, ethnicity, age, male, or female. Domestic violence dramatically affects the victim and the families of the victim, coupled with society. The account of domestic violence has left a...

08 Aug 2013

Psychological article critique: 'Childhood Family Violence History and Women's Risk for Intimate Partner Violence and Poor Health' by Bensley, Van Eenwyk, & Simmons

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

This study investigated the association between a history of childhood family violence and subsequent adult physical health, mental distress, and intimate partner violence. The sample consisted of 3527 women living in Washington State. Data were obtained from the Behavioral Risk...

26 Jun 2012

Muslims and Violence

Essay - 13 pages - Constitutional law

Writings about a potential relationship between Islam and violence are abundant whether in the Muslim world or in the Occident. Islam is a fast growing religion but certainly not because of violence or constraint.On the other hand, Muslims are suffering from a multitude of crises,...

06 Jun 2012

Reduce school violence in Brazil

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

The recent violence shown by an individual in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has prompted the National Security Council to propose to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Barack Obama, in stepping in and helping the Brazilian government and President Dilma Rousseff. The acts of...

12 Dec 2012

Language and violence: An analysis of President Bush's recent rhetoric

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

His words have influenced the way we see our roles as Americans and the way we see and respond to the violence that was perpetrated against us. To what extent are the President's speeches the persuasive rhetoric of a good leader, and to what extent are they distortions of reality?...

27 Jul 2010

Law and violence in Jewish and Islamic perspectives

Thesis - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

When the above is read at a glance, one would think Jewish Law states that a son who does not obey his parents shall be put to death. However, we do not see this implemented in society today - nor are there notable instances of this occurring in history. Has it been ignored? Does this suggest...

25 Mar 2010

How to solve violence as part of the greater endemic in rural Africa

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

“Structural Violence is part of an overwhelmingly dominant and hegemonic force when it comes to the world's poorest and disenfranchised. ” There is a correlation between poverty, social unrest and governmental mismanagement and an increased number of HIV/AIDS throughout a nation....

30 Jul 2010

True effects of video game violence

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Ever since the invention of video games worrisome parents have questioned the effects of the violence in these video games on their children. There has been a lot of attention on this issue, with it peaking in the late 90s and early 2000s. This was primarily because of the invention of...

28 Jun 2010

Video game violence and its effects

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The object of my research proposal is to discover whether violent, realistic video games truly do influence those who play them to also participate in violent behavior. In the past, people have blamed violent video games such as the Grand Theft Auto series as a source of violent behavior. Grand...

15 Jan 2009

The suburbs in France: Drugs, violence & riots

Essay - 13 pages - Political science

This paper gives the reader an introduction to a real French suburb. Recently, the suburbs of France are quite in the picture of the world's media, because of the several riots in November 2005 and even now at this moment. On October the 27th it will be precisely one year ago that the hype...

26 Feb 2009

The impact of violence on the mental health of South African Children

Case study - 6 pages - Psychology

Violence as a national problem in South Africa needs little introduction. South African citizens are exposed to daily, sensationalised reports of violence in the media, emphasising this problem's national and international pervasiveness. However, little emphasis is laid on the...

05 Mar 2009

Violence against Aboriginal women

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Violence against women is a persistent and ongoing problem in Canada and around the world. It affects women's social and economic equality, physical and mental health, well-being and economic security. The effects of domestic violence are well-known, and many steps have been taken...

11 May 2009

Violence and expressionism

Thesis - 4 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Expressionism is an avant-garde movement in which violence is everywhere in themes, in forms, in the expression of the artist in general. We can define violence by aggressive facts, language immoderation, brutality and provocation. When we talk about violence in art, the...

09 Jan 2009

Human rights and domestic violence

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Human Rights Watch has estimated that 12,000 women a year die in Russia because of domestic violence; Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reports close to 80% of women experience domestic violence; 49,280 rapes were reported in South Africa in 1998; and the CDC estimates at least...

19 Jan 2009

Violence in South Africa

Essay - 13 pages - Journalism

While South Africa is one of the richest countries of Africa, why is there so much violence? 25 of the biggest African firms are South African, and its economy is the largest and the most developed on the continent. It grows by 5% every year. Yet, South Africa has a high rate of...

12 Nov 2009

Media and violence

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Today's media is without question the single most powerful collective group in the entire world. The media shapes how individuals think, view the world, learn, feel, and behave. And this is not in a small controlled environment; the media is a global force. The debate in our country for the...

29 Apr 2009

Citizenship status, racism, gender and violence: Aboriginal women in Canada, international sex trade - finding the links and associations

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

In the forward to Andrea Smith's (2005) book Conquest. Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, Winona LaDuke, writing about Native Women's experience in Minnesota, writes that Native women in the state, which borders Manitoba, have a ten-times higher chance of dying a violent death...

23 Mar 2009

Violence against women

Thesis - 5 pages - Criminal law

Despite the fact that women are much more likely to be killed then to kill, women charged with the murder of their violent male partners are further victimized by a legal system that has been constructed, interpreted and implemented to fit men's experience and homicidal responses. Current...

25 Apr 2009

A critique of a paper titled 'Service users experience of violence within a mental health system: A study using grounded theory approach'

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

This assignment will look at a piece of research relevant to a recent practice placement, on an elderly functional mental health unit. It will critique the article and will use a structured framework based on Benton and Cormack (2001). Following the Framework of this model has been proven to show...

22 Jul 2009

Immediate needs: A collective analysis of the Violence Against Women Act of 1995

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The broad policy issue that our committee addressed was violence against women. This issue is often assumed to occur in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV ). However, violence against women is best defined as any act of physical force with the intent to harm,...

05 Mar 2009

The impact of violence and aggression on Social Workers

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

‘Violence and aggression pose threats to society and individuals at work or outside of work. The cost in terms of disruption, bad image, and absenteeism, and turnover, accidents at work, burnout and compensation are increasingly becoming apparent. Most importantly these threats...

18 Mar 2009

Aggressiveness and violence in humans and its relation to the upbringing

Case study - 12 pages - Psychology

Aggression is a common behavior in humans. It is not necessary to regard aggressiveness in a person as a bad quality for it has been found to be necessary in animals and is a part of nature. The more aggressive animal in a species is generally more successful, powerful and gains control over...