Essays Tagged: "Child sexual abuse"

Child Abuse Prevention .

ose of this literature review is to evaluate the information that has been collected in the area of child sexual abuse prevention. From the research studies critically examined, a decision will be mad ... cision will be made as to what areas improvements need to be made in, in order to adequately outfit children, teachers and child care workers with the skills and knowledge to help prevent child sexual ...

(10 pages) 267 1 1.8 Jun/2003

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

This essay is about child abuse, in relation to the different concepts of violence found in the book "Violence and its Alternatives", by Manfred B. Steger

Arendt's concept of authority, as well as Robert Paul Wolff's concept of violence, can incorporate child abuse and why it may occur. Child abuse also called child maltreatment, is intentional acts th ... se also called child maltreatment, is intentional acts that result in physical or emotional harm to children. It covers a wide range of behaviour from actual physical assault by parents or other adult ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

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

Child Abuse: who is affected , why they are affected and how to stop child abuse

Child AbuseChild Abuse is a rising phenomenon in our society. There are numerous factors that are th ... enomenon in our society. There are numerous factors that are thought to be involved in the cause of child abuse. The first being a parent's history. Others include emotional status, and psychological ... e and is often overlooked by the parent because they too went through the same thing.By Definition, child abuse Includes physical injury, sexual maltreatment, emotional maltreatment, deprivation of ne ...

(8 pages) 397 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Psychological effects on sexually abused children

Survivors of child sexual abuse will experience psychological effects, but rather than equally, they will experie ... ing degrees and in different combinations." Although sexual abuse will undoubtedly affect different children of different age groups and circumstances in different ways there are a number of common ef ... s, G.M., Currie, E.F., Macleod, L., Gillies, J.B., Warden, D.A., 1992, p.102). Physical evidence in child sexual abuse is rare, however the psychological injuries that result are considerable and pote ...

(6 pages) 217 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Child Prostitution and Sexual Abuse: A Short History

A common misconception among many people is that child prostitution and child sexual abuse is a relatively recent and regional phenomenon, something ... d regional phenomenon, something that is now more widespread than times past. In actuality, it is a child sexual abuse consciousness that is more widespread. The child sexual abuse and prostitution id ... perceived by the majority of humankind in previous millennia. The separation of sexual identity and child prostitution identity that we take for granted is not seen in early civilizations, or in many ...

(11 pages) 309 5 5.0 Apr/2004

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

Effects of Child Abuse

Sexual abuse of children has become a curse of the modern society. This problem has gained prominence in 1870s, then ... blic attention. During past 10-15 years medical community has learned about the large scale of this child sexual abuse from parents or other family members as well as from strangers. In United States ... y members as well as from strangers. In United States alone, there are "150 000 to 200 000 cases of child sexual abuse every year" (Finkelhor, 96). About 10% to 30% of the adult women in Great Britain ...

(10 pages) 289 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Child Abuse

Child AbuseChild abuse is a serious social, political, and emotional problem in the world. This issu ... ch designed to develop prevention and intervention efforts to eliminate and reduce the problem. The child abuse prevention center noted that each year in the United States, the abuse and neglect of ch ... thousands of reported and unreported injuries. In the United States, approximately 2 million abused children are reported.Child abuse according to Dante Cicchetti and Vicki Carlson in their book Child ...

(7 pages) 199 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Child sexual abuse- prevalent and destructive

AbstractThe pervasiveness of child sexual abuse in our society is becoming increasingly clear through an academic climate that no ... gists, primarily because of the nature of their role, are continually faced with harrowing tales of child sexual abuse. As a group, psychologists cannot avoid the issue (Read, Kirsty, Argyle & Ade ... t avoid the issue (Read, Kirsty, Argyle & Aderhold, 2003). Increasingly, research suggests that childhood sexual abuse places a person at a greater risk of a vast array of psychological problems. ...

(10 pages) 169 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


e are many different forms of abuse such as : physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse. Child abuse is the most damaging type of sexual assault there is. Children who have been victims of ... s are frequently mistaken as meaningless and ignored by the people who are there to help. An abused child will then become separated from the world around him / her."Much of the trauma for a victim ar ...

(6 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Child Abuse: A Preventative Problem

In 1998, the national rate of victimization for child abuse was 15 per 1,000 children in the population. Child Abuse is the intentional use of physi ... tional use of physical force or intentional omission of care by a parent or caregiver that causes a child to be hurt, maimed, or killed. It has psychological effects that can be damaging for life. The ... y types of abuse but two that stand out are physical and sexual abuse. Two types of child abuse are physical and sexual abuse. Physical abuse is characterized by the infliction of phys ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Child Sexual Abuse

"Children are at risk of being sexually abused from the time they are born through adolescence, with ... born through adolescence, with the greatest risk occurring between the ages of seven and thirteen...children are never responsible for their sexual abuse, adults are the ones responsible" (McCle ... many questions that researchers are attempting to investigate concerning the controversial topic of child sexual abuse. Researchers explore various questions and dimensions. This paper will investigat ...

(7 pages) 40 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Time to put sexual abuse in pe

It is time for the topic of child sex abuse to be brought into the world of everyday reality. People need to take their heads ou ... reland in the past few years, a visitor from outer space might be excused for assuming that all the child sexual abuse in this country had been perpetrated by Catholic clergymen - and by no one else. ... riests and brothers in Ireland (North and South), 27 priests and 11 brothers have been convicted of child sexual abuse since the 1980s, this representing a ratio of four per 1,000. Of the 38 total, 33 ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Daddy's Girl

Charlotte Vale Allen, it is a true story of her life. Her father sexually abused her when she was a child. Charlotte's father sexually molested her and later molested his son's daughter. Two ni ... house, which was when he would sexually molest her. Perpetrators use various strategies to keep the child doing the act. Charlotte's father would bribe her with money and tell her it has to be kept a ...

(5 pages) 7 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Sexology and Sex Research

ships, and intercourse, sexual malfunctions, sexually transmitted diseases, and pathologies such as child sexual abuse or sexual addiction. It has still not been fully recognized as a separate profess ...

(10 pages) 70 0 3.8 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Child sexual abuse (CSA, henceforth) is a widespread problem and one that requires attention in orde ... ill provide a critical evaluation of existing strategies designed to tackle problems encountered by children who have been sexually abused and alternative strategies will also be considered.First of a ... n of CSA is given by Mills (2004:9) who describes CSA as that which "involves forcing or enticing a child or young person to take part in sexual activities, whether or not the child is aware of what i ...

(15 pages) 46 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Causes of Homosexuality- A disease or Sexual Orientation

oblem or a problem of sexual orientation? Could homosexuality be genetic? Why is there a history of childhood sexual abuse, gender confusion or rejection among a large number of homosexuals? These are ... of homosexuality. Indeed, there are facts that show that many homosexuals where sexually abused in childhood (Sexual Abuse). This means that most of them were born heterosexual, but because of sexual ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Child Abuse - Incest

Child Abuse - Incest � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� RUNNING HEAD: CHILD ABUSE - INCE ... te the controversial conclusions and results to the questions related to incest, which is a form of child abuse. I will focus on what child sexual abuse is? What are the short term affects of child ab ... . The laws of incest prohibit inbreeding or marriages among blood relatives or close family members.Child Abuse - IncestThere are many arguments concerning the exact concrete meaning of child sexual a ...

(10 pages) 96 0 0.0 Mar/2010

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

Abused Adults

� PAGE �1� Abused AdultsChild abuse is a most important social problem. A number of prisoners on death row have records of s ... mber of prisoners on death row have records of some kind of severe abuses. The neglect and abuse of children often develops through several generations. Intervention and therapy is vital for abused vi ... ranging from low self-esteem, depression, extreme passivity or violence. Without therapy, an abused child could turn into an adult abuser. Sexually abused victims are at greater risks also for depress ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jun/2011

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

Rally for your rights

1. Recent statistics point to an increase in sexual crimes against children. Imagine that you are a social worker who has been asked to speak to a select group. Using ... as the dominant rhetorical strategy, write an essay outlining what parents can do to protect their children from sexual predators who inhabit the real and virtual worldsTOPIC: Parents can play an eff ... tors who inhabit the real and virtual worldsTOPIC: Parents can play an effective role in protecting children from sexual predatorsPURPOSE: The purpose of this essay is to inform parents on how to [pro ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Child Sexual abuse. APA format.

�PAGE � Criminology 175 Outline: Child sexual abuse victimsI. Statement of the ProblemA. Definitions1. Child sexual abuse victim(s)Ps ... l abuse victim(s)Psychological effectsPhysical effectsB. Statistics1. Vulnerability2. Indicators of child sexual abuseC. Expert statements1. Frequency of occurrence2. Common motives of offendersII. Re ... eratureA. HistoryThe rise of public concern2. Civil lawsuitsB. Key issues1. What are the effects of child sexual abuse?2. What to do if you think a child you know has been the victim of sexual abuse.3 ...

(13 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2013

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