Essays Tagged: "Domestic violence"

Court Report - report on visit to a court.

tem whereby they allocate different types of cases for different days. Friday is the Family Law and Domestic Violence day and hence all the cases debated were to do with these matters.3. Under what la ...

(3 pages) 228 0 3.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

the causes domestic Violence

ral men.Violence is a very broad topic, although it is categorized into many small groups. There is domestic violence, juvenile violence, hate violence, terrorist violence, and violence displaced thro ... nce, hate violence, terrorist violence, and violence displaced through various forms of mass media. Domestic violence is a form of violence that usually occurs between individuals that reside in the s ...

(10 pages) 531 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Domestic Violence

Each day, the statistics on domestic violence get more and more horrifying. A woman is beaten every 15 seconds, 22 to 35 percent ... ent 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 statistics ...

(2 pages) 137 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Domestic Violence Cycle

young and do not know about what or why grown upsdo things. You haven't the slightest idea of what domestic violence is. Seeing yourmother crying you ask her, "What happened, why are you crying?." Sh ... ruth. Explain to the child the reasonfor it and that it is something never to be done by that child.Domestic violence is a cycle in which the development of a child determines ifthe cycle continues or ...

(6 pages) 200 1 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Domestic Violence In America

and in themid nineties it has chosen to let itself be known, the problem that I am talking about isdomestic violence, it has ruined families, and demoralized the victims for years and nowbecause of t ... ough treatment, get rid of it. In this paper, I will discussproblems with the so called epidemic of domestic violence.This entire paper will be about domestic violence, and because of that I feel it i ...

(7 pages) 275 0 2.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Partner abuse

Domestic violence spans the range of violent encounters and includes physical assaults, sexual assau ... ent surveyed felt it was a problem on Curry colleges campuses. It has been shown in this paper that domestic abuse in the form of partner abuse is a problem on college campuses. I feel that this topic ...

(7 pages) 179 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender Differences in Violence

to look into what the gender differences are for violent tendencies and situations. Situations like domestic violence, date fighting, and gang involvement where women and men are going to be compared ... ; they are the dominant members of society opposed to women who are more submissive. In relation to domestic violence between genders men are usually the aggressors and woman the aggressed but that is ...

(7 pages) 216 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Homelessness In America.

poverty cycle. Often when people are homeless because of a psychiatric disability, substance abuse, domestic violence, or a chronic illness it is even harder to get them off the streets again. However ...

(2 pages) 229 1 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Compares domestic abuse in current society to a book known as Black and Blue.

right, mainly because couples just don't get along with each other, but a majority of it is due to domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is not just when someone is getting hit, but it is also when there is ... buse getting tossed back and forth among the couple. Today's media sheds light on the atrocities of domestic violence in modern society by increasing the awareness of spousal abuse and children's ment ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How would you explain Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is physical, psychological, sexual or financial violence that takes place within a ... forms a pattern of coercive and controlling behaviour. Crime statistics and research both show that domestic violence is gender specific, usually the perpetrator of a pattern of repeated assaults is a ... cific, usually the perpetrator of a pattern of repeated assaults is a man. Any woman can experience domestic violence regardless of race, ethnic or religious group, class, sexuality, disability or lif ...

(8 pages) 340 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

When Love Hurts: A Look at Domestic Violence in the Military

in the MilitaryPsychology 101When Love Hurts2When Love Hurts:A Look at Spousal Abuse in the MilitaryDomestic violence is a serious problem in America. According to Roleff et al (2000), it is estimated ... of the nation's couples, whether married or unmarried, have had some type of violent dispute.(p16) Domestic abuse can take many forms. It may be hitting, slapping, or shoving a person. It may be cont ...

(9 pages) 150 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Certificate IV - Community Services Welfare.

Date of Submission:11th June, 2003TOPICDOMESTICVIOLENCE"Challenging DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is often difficult but complicity is unforgivable"Dom ... power perpetrated mainly, but not only, by men against women in a relationship or after separation.Domestic Violence affects the entire community and it occurs in all areas of society regardless of g ... ss common question is :"WHY DOESN'T HE STOP THE VIOLENCE?"The aim of this project is to speak about domestic violence and the difficulty victims have "breaking away" from a situation that is obviously ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


Domestic violence is a problem in the United States. It is ranked the highest out of all the differe ... ted, there are 3 phases that are a part of the abuse, in their article Battered Women as survivors. Domestic violence is mostly among the women who live in poverty and are stuck in a rut. Why do these ... Some women feel its better to be with someone and be miserable then to be alone and miserable.While domestic violence cuts across social groups defined by race, ethnicity, and economic circumstances, ...

(7 pages) 146 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

This is an essay about world peace. It ties in the ideas of Martin Luther King, Jr. It describes the violent state the world is in and how things can change.

ternational conflicts. Violence is also rampant on non-national levels. There are school shootings, domestic violence, road rage, hate crimes, and verbal violence.Not only is our society rampant with ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Theme of the House on Mango Street

reet. It follows her and a group of her friends and neighbors as they confront issues of sexuality, domestic violence, death, creativity, friendship, and racism. In the end, Esperanza realizes that, w ...

(6 pages) 99 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Prevelance of Domestic Violence in Australia

Domestic violence is a broad term that covers a spectrum of abuses committed against people by intim ... ent's attention and initiatives. However various readings show, that within the umbrella heading of domestic violence are multiple groups, sectors of the community and a diverse range of people in sit ... mitted to assisting, such as the Indigenous communities, homosexual community and those affected by domestic violence that cannot speak up about it.Where William Deane was referencing the mistakes of ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Emotions and physical health relationship

ional trauma can cause physical problems. A recent study reported that women who experience trauma--domestic violence--have 50% to 70% more neurological, gynecological, and stress-based physical probl ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Groups in Context(Families In Crisis)- Conduct a detailed investigation into the group of your choice.

al disaster, death of a family member, a family breakdown, drug or gambling problems, retrenchment, domestic violence or alcohol, mental health issues or chronic illness. Often families experiencing c ... crisis are dealing with a number of the above issues, for example: mental health, unemployment and domestic violence are a common combination of problems that occur in a family at the one time. The n ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Children And Domenstic Violence Stephene Drouillard

e effects of these children from witnessing and being subjected to abuse is alarming. Battering and domestic violence does not only effect the child in the current situation, but it also yields long t ... the current situation, but it also yields long term emotional damage to the child. (The Effects of Domestic Violence On Children by Joseph Volpe Ph.D. living i ...

(6 pages) 107 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Outline and assess the importance of victim surveys for sociological understanding of crime and deviance.

es of rape. Some may be in fear of reprisal, or may be protecting the offender, such as in cases of domestic violence. Other victims may think that the crime is too trivial or that the police would no ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology