• Carson McCullers A Domestic Dilemma
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    Carson McCullers takes the reader on a journey into the lives of a family plagued by alcoholism in 'A Domestic Dilemma'. The realism of the story is astounding, as most people will often find themselves torn when facing difficult family decisions. The Meadows' family is torn by both compassion and suffering, and Martin Meadows is faced with one of the most difficult decisions of his life. In A Domestic Dilemma, the author conveys the idea that individuals facing difficult decisions in marital re...
  • Effects Of Television And Domestic Violence
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    Running Head: TELEVISION VIOLENCE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Television Violence and Domestic Violence Have Similar Effects on Children Brian Williams Kent State UniversityAbstractWe examined the various forms of television violence and domestic violence in America. We provided statistics showing the amounts of violence facts about adolescent exposure. We compared and contrasted the differing effects of both and implemented a study to analyze the similarities. We observed children and gathered data r...
  • Domestic Violence Among Athletes
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    Athletes and Domestic Violence A lady calls 911 and cries that her husband is beating her. She wants to file a report, but then asks the dispatcher if it is going to be in the paper the next day. When the dispatcher doesn't reply, she changes her mind about the report and hangs up (Cart). The lady was Sun Bonds, wife of all-star San Francisco Giant, Barry Bonds. Like the wives of other famous players, she was a victim of spousal abuse. Athletes are praised as heroes for what they do on the playi...
  • Domestic And Interpersonal Life Of The Home
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    Since the traditional conceptions of masculinity and femininity define man as instrumental and woman as expressive, then it follows that men and women can function in their traditional roles only in conjunction with each other. Each requires the other in order to perform at their peak in the world. A man is incomplete without nurturing and tenderness and when he cannot find these qualities within himself he becomes dependent on the woman in his life to provide them. A woman cannot function well ...
  • Domestic Cats And Indoor Outdoor
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    Over the years, I have noticed that there are three types of domestic cats. There are indoor domestic cats, outdoor domestic cats, and indoor-outdoor domestic cats. Though these cats would look very similar if all these cats were clean and sitting next to each other, they would also be very different. Indoor cats are generally very clean, since they do not have to work for their food. The excess time allows them to clean and pamper themselves on a daily basis. The fact that they are usually fed ...
  • Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Description of the Local Population 3 Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality 6 Demographics 7 Environmental Concerns 8 Public Services 9 Aesthetics 10 Health-Related Facilities 10 Values and Beliefs of the population 12 Reliance on Local, Regional, and Federal Funding 13 Patterns of Resource Allocation 14 Patterns of Insurance Coverage 15 Expectations of the Public for Care 16 Diagnostic Statements about the Population 16 Interdisciplinary Planning 20 References 22 Description of ...
  • Direct And Indirect Costs Of Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence The Love Crime Domestic violence is one of the most common and expensive crimes committed today. We all know of someone who has been a victim of domestic violence and we are almost always aware that the perpetrator loves the victim. Whether in the heat of passion or a drunken stupor the perpetrator only wants the victim to understand how much they love them. Sometimes they yell at their victim to try and get this point across. Sometimes they feel they have to beat this thought ...
  • Domestic Work Many African American Women
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    women's condition in the work place during reconstruction in 1900 Before the civil war, women's roles in the home had been glorified. In the late 19th century a middle to upper class woman felt as though she needed to make her home a place away from the excitement and distraction of the outside world to kep her children safe and husbands rested. While women in these positions could afford such luxury, poor women had no choice but to work hard whether in the home or outside of it. There were farm...
  • Cases Of Domestic Abuse
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    Marriage and Domestic Violence Family violence has existed since the conception of the family unit. Women for hundreds of years were viewed as less than human, property, in place to serve at the pleasure of their husband. Woman who grew up in homes where their mothers were beaten or hit accepted it as their role as wife and most often married men who also abused them. Women in the early nineteen hundreds believed that being abused or used as a punching bag was just one of their duties as a wife....
  • Abuse And Domestic Violence In Australia
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    ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN AUSTRALIA TODAY Domestic violence is a significant social issue that has a major impact upon the health of women in society. Discuss this statement and identify the factors that may contribute to domestic violence. Domestic violence is known by many names including spouse abuse, domestic abuse, domestic assault, battering, partner abuse, marital strife, marital dispute, wife beating, marital discord, woman abuse, dysfunctional relationship, intimate fighting, male ...
  • Effect Of Domestic Violence On Children
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    Children and Domestic Violence Child abuse and Domestic Violence are issues that isn t new in society. Both are considered problems that are accepted in the American culture. Domestic Violence is now politically recognized as one of the most pervasive forms of violence in society today, child abuse issues have yet to receive the same degree of attention. One negative aspect of family life is the effect of domestic violence on children. Either being witness or victims from family conflict. The we...
  • Statistics On Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence By: Kris Hudson Each day, the statistics on domestic violence get more and more horrifying. A woman is beaten every 15 seconds, 22 to 35 percent of emergency room visits from women are because of ongoing partner abuse, 1 in 4 pregnant women have a history of partner violence, and 63 percent of young men between the ages of 11 and 20 are in jail for murdering their mothers abuser. Also domestic violence is the leading cause of injuries to women between 15 and 44. All these stati...
  • Bismarck's Successful Domestic Policy From 1871 To 1890
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    'Inept and Unsuccessful'. How Valid is this Comment on Bismarck's handling of Domestic Policy from 1871-90 From her formal unification at Versailles in 1871, Bismarck, the first German Chancellor, took control of his new German State. Yet twenty years later, the 'Bismarckian era' in German history had ended, culminating in Bismarck's departure. With unification complete at least geographically, by 1871, Bismarck's next challenge lay with domestic policy and the running of the new German constitu...
  • Domestic Abuse Victim Health Services
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    Domestic Violence in America Domestic abuse in the United States is a large-scale and complex social and health problem. The family is perhaps the most violent group, with the home being the most violent American institution or setting today (Lay, 1994). Sadly enough, the majority of people who are murdered are not likely killed by a stranger during a hold-up or similar crime but are killed by someone they know. Not surprisingly, the Center for Disease Control and prevention has identified inter...
  • Gay Domestic Violence
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    Domestic violence in relationships and marriages has been a long-standing problem in American society. A lot of people have not realized that it is not just a problem for heterosexual couples. Domestic violence in lesbian, gay, and bisexual relationships is just as prevalent. Lori B. Girs hick, a Professor of sociology and women's studies at Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, states that we live in a society where "sexual violence is defined only in terms of male penetration and intercours...
  • Every Circumstance Of Domestic Violence The Victim
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    The affects of domestic violence do not stop when the cuts and bruises heal. The psychological affects of domestic violence can be seen long after the violence has stopped. Many of the criminals that are locked up institutions blame their violent acts on the violence that they were victims of when they were young. It is devastating for a child to witness its mother, or father, getting beat. Violence in the home tends to desensitize family members to all other types of violence, thus making it ea...
  • Children Who Witness Domestic Violence
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    Children Who Witness Domestic Violence: The Invisible Victims Children today are likely to experience or witness violence at home. Researchers are concerned about the effect domestic violence has on children, and has prompted researchers to conduct an increasing number of investigations into this issue. Social learning theory and Erikson's theory of basic trust are two tools used to predict aggressive behavior in children. Children develop their basic sense of trust at very early age. If the chi...
  • Domestic Violence As A Social Problem
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    Violence, in basic terms, as defined by Lauer (1998) "refers to the use of force to kill, injure, or abuse others" (pg. 205). It can range from a "schoolyard scuffle" to a drug deal murder. Either act is violent in nature. Domestic violence refers, more specifically, to violence between people involved in an intimate relationship. This relationship can be a husband and wife, boyfriend and girlfriend, or children and their parents. It can take many forms, such as verbal abuse - threats, name call...
  • Conviction Of Domestic Abuse
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    The Police Exception and the Domestic Abuse Law Beating a spouse is wrong. Fighting is wrong. Domestic Abuse is wrong. Thesis a very simple concept and lawmakers, police officers, and citizens of our country for years have been in majority with these concepts. One of the punishments our government has come up with for convicted domestic abusers is revoking the privilege to carry weapons in public. This prevents convicted abusive citizens from having the ability to tote a potentially murderous we...
  • Abusive Relationships And Domestic Violence Domestic Violence
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    Abusive Relationships and Domestic Violence Domestic violence describes a situation where one person in a relationship is using violence to control and dominate another person. Domestic violence victims and their batterers cut across all socioeconomic, demographic, and professional lines. It is an epidemic that is emphasized particularly with the female gender. While physical assault is often times the most common form of abuse, it is important to acknowledge that other forms of abuse are just a...
  • Animal Cruelty To Domestic Violence
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    Animal cruelty encompasses a range of different behaviors harmful to animals, from neglect to malicious, brutal killings. Studies show that animal cruelty may lead to more serious forms of crime, like heavy drug use, violent outbursts, and most common, cold blooded murder. Many studies in psychology, sociology, and criminology during the last twenty-five years have demonstrated that violent offenders frequently have childhood and adolescent histories of serious and repeated animal cruelty. A web...
  • Domestic Lender Of Last Resort
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    GLIM WORKING PAPER SERIES WANT DOLLARIZATION? NO! NO! Sundara B Reddy GREAT LAKES INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT South Mada Street, Srinagar Colony, Saida pet, Chennai July 2004 We are indebted to Lakshmi Kumar, Bala V Balachandran, Gul shan, Shishi r, Praveen for useful comments and suggestions. Of course, we are solely responsible for any shortcomings. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Great Lakes Institute of Management. (c) 2004 by Sundara B Reddy....
  • Domestic Violence Victims
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    Violence Against Women in Intimate Relationships Domestic violence is a conscious behavior in which acts of violence and aggression are carried out by one person in a relationship to dominate the other. This violence consists of deliberate verbal, sexual, emotional, psychological, and physical abuse, along with social and economic deprivation. Statistics and studies show victims of domestic violence are mostly women and their children, but men are victims as well. Friends, spouses, boyfriends, g...
  • Domestic Violence In Costa Rica
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    Executive Summary Domestic violence is a grave and complex problem which has no easy solution, but it affects the entire costar rican society. The priorities of todays institutions have a tought time, trying to detect, a tend, prevent, and transform the socio-cultural patters which have originated and perpetuate it. Violence against women compels all sort of physical, sexual and psicological violence in the family, violence in the comunity and educational institutions, and female prostitution. G...
  • Victim Of Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence Somewhere in America at this very moment, a woman is being abused. She will be left with bruises, cuts, broken bones, and scars. The scars that last forever are not physical; however, they are ones of mental anguish. Her abuser is not a stranger, rather her husband or boyfriend. In this country, domestic violence is almost as common as giving birth. There is, however, hope for these women; help is available. Domestic violence occurs way too often in American society. There are ...
  • Case Of Domestic Violence
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    Introduction to Sociology Research- Paper 1 One of the most overlooked forms of violence in today's society is domestic violence. Domestic violence is most likely to occur behind closed doors, which is one of the main reasons why domestic violence is not given that much attention. In most cases domestic violence is the silent, ugly side of dating and people do not like to talk about it. Due to the fact that domestic violence is becoming more common over the years warrants more and more research ...
  • Groups And Domestic Airline Safety
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    Introduction (Background of Actors): There are quite a few actors in respect to interest groups and domestic airline safety. The interest groups come from varying backgrounds of business, labor, government and public interest. The actors that we are focused on are the domestic airline companies, the aerospace industry, private security firms, various labor groups, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Congress,...
  • Protection Of Domestic Industry From International Trade
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    Abstract Traditional international trade involves a complex system of trade barriers to ensure the protection of domestic industry and its workers interests. The trade impediments and subsidies include protective tariffs, import quotas, non-tariff barriers such as licensing, and export subsidies. Originally, a country's economy acted independently of other nations. The growing trend ever since the establishment of GATT in 1947 is globalization. Introduction In globalization, a country acts as a ...
  • Influence Of Domestic Politics On Foreign Policy
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    Although the aspirations and goals of states are often motivated by external political pressures, analysis of recent foreign policy decisions demonstrates how internal political forces can play equally crucial roles in the pursuit and execution of these objectives. Thus, it would be invalid to claim that domestic politics and the nature of regimes play minor roles in either the goals a state pursues or the means it employs to reach them. By understanding how the diffusion of power in governments...
  • Victims Of Domestic Violence
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    Husband Battering: A Serious Problem Billboards, radio, and TV ads across the country proclaim that "every fifteen seconds a women is beaten by a man". Violence against women is clearly a problem of national importance, but has anyone ever asked how often men are beaten by women? The unfortunate fact is that men are the victims of domestic violence at least as often as women are. While the very idea of men being beaten by their wives runs contrary to many of our deeply ingrained beliefs about me...
  • Problem Of Domestic Violence A Problem
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    The Problem of Domestic Violence A problem has become known and to many, they feel that it's about time that the general public has taken notice. This problem has been a taboo for centuries and in the mid nineties it has chosen to let itself be known, the problem that I am talking about is domestic violence, it has ruined families, and demoralized the victims for years and now because of the 'trial of the century' we finally are allowed to discuss it in detail, without fear of reprisal, now we g...
  • Vulnerable To Domestic Violence
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CULTURAL INFLUENCES Domestic violence involves the systematic use of force, threats and intimidation by one partner upon another in order for the dominating partner to have control over the victim. In general, women who are abused physically are often isolated. Their partners tend to control their lives to a great extent as well as verbally degrade them. Even though the Latina women are particularly vulnerable to domestic violence because of their culture, it does not mean ...
  • Victim Side Of Domestic Violence
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    Domestic Violence There are several lawsuits having to do with domestic violence, but today there are about 3-4 times as many offenses as there was 75 years ago. Domestic violence tears thousands of family's apart every year. You may not think there are as many cases of domestic violence. Domestic violence isn't always a husband or boy friend beating their kid or girlfriend / wife. There are several different types of domestic violence, a man beating a women, a man beating his child, a woman bea...
  • Equal Level Of Domestic Violence Abuse
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    Although it does not get the attention it needs, domestic violence affects more than 60% of all women, but is not limited to only women; men, children, gays and lesbian are also affected. It is usually directed at the most vulnerable person in the relationship, whether it is the child or a partner. Battering (domestic violence) is the establishment of control and fear in a relationship through violence and other forms of abuse. The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of behaviors, includ...
  • Women And Domestic Violence In Society
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    THE EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Whoever said men and women are equal must be blind. Women have always taken a back seat to men in American society. There has always seemed to be one set of standards that apply to men, and another set of standards that apply to women. This is evident in the home, workplace, and all throughout society. I would like to briefly discuss some of the differences that we learn about our gender, which will enable us to better understand men, women, and domestic violence...
  • Cold War And Domestic Containment
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    Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound Paper Assignment Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound weaves two traditional narratives of the fifties -- suburban domesticity and rampant anticommunism -- into one compelling historical argument. Aiming to ascertain why, unlike both their parents and children, postwar Americans turned to marriage and parenthood with such enthusiasm and commitment, May discovers that cold war ideology and the domestic revival [were] two sides of the same coin: postwar Americans' in...
  • Children Welfare Agencies And Domestic Violence Programs
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    Child safety and Domestic Violence It is amazing to me the children are removed from home, where the mothers have been victims of domestic violence. Also that the victim is often left to stay with the batterer. I am a case manager in a Prevention agency in the South Bronx. One of the families that I am working with the mother was physically, emotionally and verbally by her ex-boyfriend. Her ex-boyfriend also sexually molested her two oldest sons. This man put a gun to my client head and made her...
  • Seventy Percent Of Domestic Violence Victims
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    Why Do Women Stay? Domestic violence is a serious and complex plague of society that affects all, but women make up the largest number of victims in most case studies. In the United States alone, "1.5 million women are raped or physically assaulted by an intimate partner each year. More than 500,000 women victims require medical treatment, and 324,000 victims are pregnant at the time of assault" (Berlinger, "Taking" 42). Numbers like these show how intense the situation of domestic violence trul...
  • Domestic And The Executive President
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    Dual Executive / President The idea of an elective head of state for the American chief executive, in its conception, was virtually without precedent. The idea of an American dual presidency, split between domestic and foreign arenas is itself without precedent. A dual presidency would suit America well due to the pressures of the office of President of the United States. As Commander-in-Chief, the President bears incredible pressures and responsibilities. The President not only has power in the...
  • Acts Of Domestic Terrorism
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    Do you remember the conflict that America had in the Persian Gulf a few years back? An incident occurred there where a man drove a truck loaded with explosives into the building where more than 100 Marines were stationed. He blew up the building, along with the Marines. The incident was published by the AP Press soon after. Now do you remember the bombing just four years ago, in Oklahoma City? Suspects Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols drove a Ryder Van loaded with 4,800 pounds of fertilizer and...