Essays Tagged: "victims of domestic violence"

Domestic Violence Treatment in the Criminal Justice System.

e they cannot control their anger or because of underlying emotional issues due to themselves being victims of abuse as children or young adults. The criminal justice system should have a vested inter ... he treatment of these violent individuals to avoid high recidivism rates and to further protect the victims of domestic violence from further violence. By providing treatment programs, the criminal ju ...

(11 pages) 267 1 4.9 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Does domestic violence remain in the home and not affect the society at large?

annually in the United States. Given this statistic we see women exceed the number of men that are victims of domestic violence. This is questioned by other surveys and data that have been collected ... olent they do more damage. Therefore when domestic violence cases appear on the media women are the victims and the public consume this illusion.Whether it affects the society on a whole depends on th ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Domestic Violence: Men v. Women - A Study on Differences of Domestic Violence Between Genders

tereotypical abusers of domestic violence are males. Males tend to be more of the suspects than the victims of domestic violence because (by nature) they are usually more aggressive than women. Disapp ... aggressive than women. Disappointingly, men are not the only ones that are the abusers; men can be victims of domestic violence as well. Women are sometimes found to be the abusers on their husbands ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Husband Battering

ut has anyone ever asked how often men are beaten by women? The unfortunatefact is that men are the victims of domestic violence at least as often aswomen are. While the very idea of men being beaten ... occurrence. Police reports seemed to bear this out,with in some cases a ratio of 12 to 14.5 female victims to every one malevictim. But another reason is that because women were seen as weaker and mo ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Safe House

safe house or battered women's shelter, is much more then four walls and a roof. It is a refuge for victims of domestic violence. The location of a safe house is kept confidential; in order to protect ... to regain her life and self-respect. [Safe houses provide a haven for emotional and physical abuse victims.] Why should citizens help a safe house? Domestic violence affects everyone in the community ...

(2 pages) 502 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Domestic Violence

iolence occurs in all social classes, races and cultures, and that women constitute the majority of victims, while men are the majority of offenders. The following information provides some idea of th ... rienced violence perpetrated by a male, and 1.6% experienced violence perpetrated by a female. Many victims feel unable to speak out about domestic violence. The pressures of negative community attitu ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Teenage Domestic Violence: Week 1 Individual, University of Phoenix

f it is an uncommon event. Thomas Rolfe, executive director of Hiatus Housem which is a shelter for victims of domestic violence, also believes this is a growing problem. He stated, "We're seeing more ... tive Jeff Dunn of the Windsor Police Service's family violence unit, reported that it is common for victims of violent relationships to be reluctant to report it, regardless of age. He also went on to ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Current Issue in Life-Span Development

f it is an uncommon event. Thomas Rolfe, executive director of Hiatus Housem which is a shelter for victims of domestic violence, also believes this is a growing problem. He stated, "We're seeing more ... tive Jeff Dunn of the Windsor Police Service's family violence unit, reported that it is common for victims of violent relationships to be reluctant to report it, regardless of age. He also went on to ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Policy in Action - Community Care Policy and Practice: Gypsies and Travellers

your analysis. For example, you could consider:Young homeless people; Homeless familiesEx-offendersVictims of domestic violencePeople with a learning disabilityPeople with a mental health problemPeop ...

(13 pages) 62 0 5.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Domestic Violence Intervention for Women Visiting Accident & Emergency Departments in UK

25% of women attending emergency departments and 23% of women attending their antenatal checks were victims of domestic violence (Fanslow, Norton & Spinola, 19-98). The annual estimated numbers of ... dies reported that about 2.2% to 3.1% of female trauma patients visiting emergency departments were victims of domestic violence (Abbott, Johnson, Koziol-McLain & Lowenstein, 1995; Dearwater et al ...

(29 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases