Essays on violence

Violence in real life

Discuss whether you agree or disagree with this statement Teenagers my age are constantly being bombarded with so called ‘parental warnings’ and film ‘certificates’ which intend to provide us with guidance on what we should and should not be watching, if it be on the ‘box’ […]

Violence in the media

During my research project I am going to be using the questionnaire method to be collecting my data. This is where I will design and produce a question including both open questions where respondents can expand and explain their answers and also closed multiple choice […]

Internet Media Violence

A study released in March 9, 2005 by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, reported that children spent an increased amount of time using newer media technology such as computers, the internet and video games. This study analyzed media use among a population of more […]

Television and Movie Violence

Freudian theory suggests the concept of a ‘cathartic release,’ in which individuals who feel violent can be helped by being subjected to violence. The exposure would allow them to release their negative energy, which had built up over time. Freud never tested his proposed theory; […]

Youth and gang violence

Teenage gang violence has been on the rise throughout the United States since at least the early 1980s. At this writing, gang-related killing, teenage drug addiction, the spread of AIDS through crack use, and the demoralization of neighborhoods are only some of the enormous problems […]

Youths and violence gangs

There is no consensus as to what youth gangs constitute of. In most cases there is participation in criminal activities, they have symbols for the group, and also claim a common allegiance or sometimes found in specific geographic area. One aspect that is very clear […]

Violence based on Gender

Despite constitutional provisions, women are relegated to a secondary role in society. They play primary role as agricultural labourers, small-scale traders, and vendors and are exclusively responsible for childrearing. In the non-traditional sector, women commonly receive less pay for comparable work; night-work of women in […]

Homicides committed by domestic violence abusers

All applicants must be examined and approved by a psychologist and a polygrapher prior to being hired; (4) investigate all domestic violence allegations against Tacoma Police Department employees. The investigation, depending on the jurisdiction of the incident, may include both a criminal investigation and an […]

The realities behind domestic violence in Washington

Another reality that will almost instantly bother the readers is that domestic violence in families where the head is a police officer is 2 to 4 times more common than in the general population. Two studies have even revealed that 40% of police officers report […]