Essays Tagged: "acts of violence"


e in crime and violence, sexual activity, and drug abuse.Today youths are committing more crime and acts of violence more than ever. News stories of kids killing kids and students carrying guns to sch ... or shoes are targets of other young offenders .What could cause teenagers to commit more crimes and acts of violence? More and more kids are growing up exposed daily to violence on television and thei ...

(2 pages) 161 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Can media inspire violent crimes

ignore is the possibility that aggressive type people seek reinforcement for their own destructive acts, either against themselves or other people. Television violence, for instance, and the widespre ... the ability to disseminate violent action rationally, realizing that in reality, people who commit acts of violence have to compensate for their actions by taking full responsibility for the harm the ...

(2 pages) 229 0 4.8 Feb/1991

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A Black Cloud - thoughts about hatred

and intense hatred. Yet it isthe hatred which entwines the lives of people causing them to display acts of violence andcruelty. Hatred is displayed through forms which include: prejudices towards lar ... ay that prejudices of large groups of people are expressed, hatecrimes are committed to demonstrate acts of hatred. Most recent are the burning of blackchurches across the South. A crime of this sort ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

the causes domestic Violence

iolence is becoming a real serious problem in the world were we live. The nation has witnessed many acts of violence through the past few years. Some prime examples would be: O.J. Simpson, who was acc ... n how the violence can be stopped. Most of the essays suggest that the juveniles who commit violent acts are influenced by the mass media. For instance, arcade games like Mortal Kombat , which is a fi ...

(10 pages) 531 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Tv Violence and its effect on children

pe of image being portrayed from such a great role model such as television makes children prone to acts of violence during child hood, subsequently after and later on in life.As acknowledged children ...

(3 pages) 153 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Domestic Violence

establishment of control and fear through violence and other forms of abuse. The batterer will use acts of violence and goes through a series of behaviors, including intimidation, threats, psychologi ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Columbine Shooting and what it mean for us and how to del with the shooting that America is dealing with,

how to shoot other people in real life. Violent video games can and have led children to committing acts of violence against other children and adults.Growing children are easily influenced by the exa ... virtual world, it would quickly desensitize that child, making it easier for him/her to commit such acts in real-life. A young boy brought his dad's gun to an American school one day and used it to sh ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This essay is about hate on the internet

ility and emotional aversion to someone or something. It is displayed with words, harassment and/or acts of violence including killing." (Novick 4). Hate can be hidden from friends or family, but at o ...

(8 pages) 238 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Ku Klux Klan were very influencial in the Union and still continue to be influencial in the United States of America

Murders, acts of violence, arson, rape, shootings, and "severe and inhumaine beatings" all caused because of ... the President the authority to use federal troops against the Ku Klux Klan if necessary. Two other acts were put into effect to stop the Ku Klux Klan and protect the rights of black americans. The fi ... black voters. The second act put into effect federal supervision of southern elections. After these acts were passed and started to be enforced the Ku Klux Klan dissapeared until 1915. William J. Simm ...

(6 pages) 83 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

This is a short essay / speech on the causes of violence among youth ages 15-24 in the U.S.

le ages 15- 24. We have been asked to write a speech on the possible causes of the recent increased acts of violence committed by youth today. In this speech, I will speculate about the causes of this ...

(1 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Violence in sport is taught and rewarded"

rn society, governed by ideals of peaceful co-existence, educate and promote our children to commit acts of violence? Where do our morals lie? Is common decency not an issue anymore? Sports are common ... ways aware that punishments are being given, or that authorities have even acknowledged the violent acts. It may even appear as though such sporting figures have not been reprimanded for their deeds.O ...

(8 pages) 126 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Review of Gil Bailie's Book: "Violence Unveiled: Humanity at the Crossroads"

Accounts of what can no longer be termed "unspeakable" acts of violence and terror assault us daily. Newspapers and televisions capture the carnage and cha ... unction is to create, maintain, and mediate a sacrificial system that ritually and symbolically reenacts the violence done to the scapegoat. Religion successfully mediates the cultural myth of the sca ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Lord of the Flies" By William Golding How Golding created an atmosphere of fear within the first 5 chapters

that they will never be foundafter blowing their first chance by letting the fire go out. The first acts of violencebetween the boys have occurred. They are afraid that they are being watched andhunte ... d andhunted by some unknown creature. They have also started to become more savageand enjoy violent acts, like slaughtering the pig: "Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Spillher blood."

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Is All Terrorism Unjustified?

es unjustified. The definition of terrorism according to Funk and Wagnalls is as follows: "Unlawful acts of violence committed in an attempt to over throw a government." Another definition is: "use of ... of violence, to create a climate of fear in a given population." # So whilst there are unjustified acts of terrorism, there are also those that are justified. Americans it self has committed these ac ...

(2 pages) 133 3 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"A Clockwork Orange" by Stanley Kubrick.

ghts filled with anguished screams of those whom they rape and brutalize. The movie surrounds these acts of violence with a wide-range of invented slang, taken from the book by Anthony Burgess, on whi ... film, and draws attention to the state of the world around the characters, rather than focus on the acts in themselves.The environment of Clockwork Orange is deeply steeped in sexually suggestive and ...

(5 pages) 98 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Does television violence negatively effect children.

TV daily (which is well below the national average) will see about 8,000 murders and 100,000 other acts of violence by the time they leave elementary school (according to the American Psychological A ... y, most young people between the ages of 10 and 16 felt that TV violence was a factor in aggressive acts among their peers. Some data on copycat crimes of violence seem to bear this out. For example, ...

(2 pages) 141 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Television Violence and its Effects on Children .

fect children in a negative way.By the time a child becomes an adult, he has witnessed over 144,000 acts of violence on a television screen (APA, 1997). These acts of violence are absorbed by a child' ... A, 1997). These acts of violence are absorbed by a child's mind, and the child learns about violent acts, and how to commit them, through television. But does this mean that just because a child watch ...

(5 pages) 178 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Mass Media's role in influencing 'New' Terrorism.

-------------Terrorism is an aspect that has been effecting civilisation for hundreds of years. The acts of violence have many different aims and objectives which intend on being achieved by the perpe ... y the organisations (also known as cells) that support them. With the aid of the present day media, acts of terrorism are now becoming designed to grasp the attention of the entire world and thrust th ...

(11 pages) 574 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"The clockwork orange".

will. He is a fifteen year old boy whose main interests in the beginning of the book are committing acts of violence, such as rape and robbery, and listening to classical music, such as Beethoven and ... w kind of cure for criminal behavior. He is brainwashed so that even though he would like to commit acts of violence, he can no longer do so. At the same time he begins to realize that he has a positi ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Censorship - "Should Depictions of Violence in the Media Be More Heavily Censored?"

the children who will make up our future society.Recent studies show that children will see 200000 acts of violence before their eighteenth birthday, 16000 of which will be murders. Such extreme amou ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies