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  • Defining Factor In School Violence
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    Violence in Schools: A hazard to learn Katie Conrad Writing about Literature For many years there has been an increase in the cases of violence in schools. Violence, in itself, has been a problem plaguing schools and just recently has it taken deadly actions. But what causes these outbreaks of aggression and hatred to occur Is it the community where the school is or peers that children come in contact with Some factors that might contribute to violence in schools is the family influence, society...
  • Directly Related To Parenting Violence In Schools
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    Ms. Henry English 110 MWF- 9: 00 Violence in Schools is Directly Related to Parenting Violence in schools is a growing problem in the United States today. This effects not only the students, but also their families, the surrounding community and the nation as a whole. There could be many possible causes of students lashing out against their peers. One reason could be their parenting or family life. This is the reason that I have the biggest problem with because it can be so easily fixed. I belie...
  • Violence Among Children
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    Children and Violence In Lost Boys, a study of race and youth violence, author James Garbarino says, "The 1997-1998 school year will go down in American history as the turning point in our country's experience and understanding of lethal youth violence. - October 1, 1997, Pearl, Mississippi: after killing his mother, sixteen-year-old Luke Woodham opens fire at his high school, killing tress and wounding seven. - December 1, 1997, West Paducah, Kentucky: fourteen-year-old Michael Car neal kills t...
  • Un Logical To Censor Network Television
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    Families all over America spend evening's together watching t. vs. This seems to be one of America's favorite pastimes. But with all the violence that is involved with television programs the question arises on weather or not network television should be censored. It seems un logical for theses censoring to take place. Network television should not be censored because of our freedom of speech rights, more violence is on cable, and it is the parent's responsibility to monitor what children are vi...
  • Delinquent Life Style With Single Parent Households
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    I couldn't begin to cover all the possible reasons that may cause an adolescent to become a 'juvenile delinquent. ' During my research, I found that the term juvenile delinquency is defined a number of ways. Mosby's Medical Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary summed up juvenile delinquency best with this definition; 'resistant antisocial, illegal, or criminal behavior by children or adolescents to the degree that it cannot be controlled or corrected by the parents, endangers others in the comm...
  • Causes And Solutions Of School Violence
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    Presentation #1 Topic: School Violence General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform what needs to be done to stop school violence. Central Idea: To inform the effects, causes, and solutions of school violence. INTRODUCTION: Since the April 20, 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado I have been looking deeper into the issue of school violence. The number of extremely violent crimes committed by students has been increasing in the last few years. These incidents ar...
  • Media Violence To Some People
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    Critical Thinking Recent attention in the media relating violence and children has created much controversy and debate. Our society has brought much focus on violence in the media and how it has effected children of all ages and races. High school shootings and increasing crime in small towns all over the country has brought forth the question of whether or not children are exposed or desensitized to too much violence in television, movies, news, and other sources. Many people feel this violence...
  • Present In Single Parent Families
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    The problem with violence in the schools is fundamentally based on several major issues. These issues are in a variety of fields, not any one field. These issues range from the structure of modern schools to the foundation of the modern family. The schools today are now set up as they have never been before. Schools are now set up so that the government mandates attendance. This means that school is no longer a privilege to attend but a mandatory thing instead. The problem with this is that it l...
  • Violence In A Dating Relationship
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    Courtship Violence The term courtship violence refers to a couple's interaction with emotional commitment with or without sexual intimacy. Dating violence involves the perpetration or threat of an act of physical violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other within the context of the dating process (Barnett, Miller-Perrin, Perrin 163). The study of dating violence is important for two reasons. First, such behavior often results in physical and emotional injury. Second, ther...
  • Major Cause Of High School Violence
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    Cause - Effect Even since the shooting at Columbine High School caught the attention of America and all the world on April 20, 1999, high school shootings and other forms of violence at schools has been plaguing America during the last ten years. It is also found that most of the violence that occurs in high schools is caused by young men. Students aren't feeling safe at school anymore and parents are enraged that students could bring the weapons to school in the first place. Many people have br...
  • Parent's Idea Of A Peer Group
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    The term violence doesn't necessarily have a fixed definition; it can be interpreted in many ways and the understanding of violence changes from person to person, circumstance to circumstance... What one man may see as a violent act, the next man may disagree. A violent act cannot, "amount to a criminal offence unless at least some observer considered it to be justified". (1) One has to consider whether the violent act was committed intentionally, recklessly or accidentally. The word aggression ...
  • Issue Among Violence In Our Schools
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    Within the last few years, media violence is rapidly becoming a "hot" topic among many researchers and parents. The recent upsurge of violence and shootings in our schools causes us to ask the question", Who should we blame for the hostility of our youth?" There are obviously no easy answers to this question, fingers may point to many different reasons. With the many different perspectives in this issue, I will discuss the three most important, blaming the entertainment business, blaming the par...
  • Increasing Violence Amongst Youth
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    Youth violence is an increasing concern in our society. Violence, as defined in Webster's online dictionary, is an "intense, turbulent or furious and often destructive action or exertion of (physical) force so as to injure or abuse". There is a growing perception that there is a steady rise in violence amongst today's youth, and with this increased attention, comes many sources of blame for their actions, however, all but one are simply excuses. There is a lack of hard evidence to support the su...
  • Youth Violence In North America
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    Recently, an increasing number of North American youth are committing violent crimes. Although the consequences of these violent crimes are easily apparent, the causes behind them are often abstract and obscure, making it difficult to pin blame on a single source. Moreover, this deviant behaviour among young people can be attributed to a combination of several generalized factors. Leading contributing factors of youth violence include the media, the influence of family life, widespread abuse of ...
  • Aggressive Behavior With Violence On Television
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    When children are young they are very impressionable by the things around them. Often kids are influenced by what they see. If kids are watching shows with a lot of violence they too will tend to act out this violence. Parents today have a lot of responsibility to make sure that their children are being supervised on what they are watching to make sure that they understand what they are seeing. And what kind of impact violence could have on their children. Violence on television and other forms ...
  • Violence Of Children In Our Society
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    Violence In Our Children Cities of violence: Santee, California; El Cajon, California; Littleton, Colorado. These are names of American cities and towns where violence has usurped deep into the American heartland where families settle to raise families away from the violent big cities. Andy Williams, Jason Hoffman, Eric Harris, and Dylan Kle bold; names of students who came to their schools with weapons to kill those students and staff whom they felt were responsible for their melancholy. What a...
  • Tv Show Causes Violence
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    Is Violence To Blame? Today, there is more violence on TV, in video games and in music than ever before. Many times, media violence is linked with kids and teenagers committing violent acts. This is an attempt by parents and critics to eliminate violence in the media. Although, many think media violence is a cause of violence among children, they should be looking at what else causes violence. Many people believe media violence is not good and that it makes kids aggressive. Laboratory studies fo...
  • Children's Exposure To Media Violence
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    Children and adolescents in the United States are exposed to violence in increasing numbers each year. This may seem like an obvious statement, but consider the following: The average child watches 21 to 23 hours of TV per week. This means that by the time this child reaches age 70, he will have spent 7 to 10 years in front of the television. And with regular Saturday morning children's television containing about 20 to 25 acts of violence per hour, it is no wonder the average person has viewed ...
  • Upper And Lower Classes In Domestic Violence
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    Imagine this if you would as a parent or as a child. Late in the evening you are awakened by your mother returning home from the motel in which your father is staying as a divorce grows near. You are young and do not know about what or why grown ups do things. You havent the slightest idea of what domestic violence is. Seeing your mother crying you ask her, What happened, why are you crying. She pulls the sleeve of her shirt down to reveal her shoulder and upon your eyes you see a black and blue...
  • Violent Movie With Their Parents
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    Media violence does not cause children to be violent. If a child is angry, violent movies, television shows, and negative lyrics in music merely add fuel to an already burning fire. A violent world contributes to violent children, but it is not the cause. That is not to say that television, movies, music, and video games do not hold a tremendous power to influence. They do, and in that respect, they can share the blame, but we must not forget the deeper cause of violent children, which is an inc...

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