The Assault: How to Recover From Trauma

Trauma survivors often cope by investing their entire energy into silencing and suppressing the harrowing events of the past. One such survivor is Anton Steenwijk, the protagonist of Harry Mulisch’s 1982 novel, The Assault. Especially in the first chapter after the “incident”, set during the liberation of Amsterdam, Mulisch portrays Anton’s experiences and condition as … Read more

Impact Of Violence In Video Games

With video games becoming increasingly violent throughout the years, the controversy of whether or not they cause children to become more violent has increased as well, however this statement has yet to be proven. Many people believe that the portrayal of violence in video games and other mainstream media is causing children to grow up … Read more

Distinguishing between sexual explicitness and internalized sexism

“It is a delicate balance,” Imani Perry states, “but it is important to distinguish between sexual explicitness and internalized sexism. The idea of postfeminist pop culture helpfully indicates be mindful in evaluating improvements in late decades as a democratization of sexual distinguishes and practices, generally less than gender equality. Some believe that the “Postfeminism” movement … Read more

An Analysis Applying the 10-Step Special Education Process

The purpose of this essay is to provide a realistic and comprehensive analysis of “Case Study: Bryanna” applying the 10-step Special Education Process as dictated by federal IDEA regulations when determining a child’s eligibility for special education services. This case study was included in part two of a three-part response to a directive issued by … Read more

Racism, Materialism, and Sexism in Revolt of the Evil Fairies, A Perfect Day for Bananafish, and Trifles

Revolt of the Evil Fairies”, “A Perfect Day for Bananafish”, and “Trifles” each have an unseen presence that is so prevalent that it might as well be a character. “Revolt of the Evil Fairies” indirectly discusses the topic of racism, while “A Perfect Day for Bananafish” alludes to materialism, and “Trifles” mentions the subject of … Read more

Dealing With Bullying

Introduction What is bullying? In these research paper we are going to discuss a very difficult topic which is bullying. We will go in depth and we will analyze what causes bullying, what is bullying, types of bullying and much more. Bullying has been a controversial topic for many years now and its seems it … Read more

Direct, structural and cultural violence

The discussion of direct violence, structural violence and cultural violence in this chapter is relatively straightforward, focusing on the direct violence of the killings, the structural violence of the Nazi occupation and the restrictions placed on the farmer and the cultural violence in Landa’s descriptions of Jews as “vermin” (linking them to the Bubonic Plague), … Read more

Short term and longterm effects of cyber bullying

Cyber bullying has serious effects on both short and long- term health of children. Immediate intervention and long-term flollow-up can help mediate some of these effects. It isimperative that schools, families, and communties work together to understand byllying and its consequences and fine ways to decrease, and hopefully eradicate bullying both in schools and communties. … Read more

Effects of school violence

“The National School Safety Centre records one of the worst cases of school violence to have occurred in Beslan, Russia, in 2004, with 350 people killed, half of which were children” (Enyinnaya, 2016). Violence in school takes place in many areas on the world. However, not many people know about the roots of this issue. … Read more

Tough Guise 2 – Jackson Katz On Violence, Media & Manhood

In Tough Guise 2, cultural theorist and anti-violence activist Jackson Katz reveals the horrors in America rooted in our incapability as a society to surpass outmoded ideals of manhood and the violence that follows it. Through several examples including racial, ethnic, and class lines, Katz examines “mass shootings, day-to-day gun violence, violence against women, bullying, … Read more

Violence in Schools: Causes and Effects

There are several causes result in school violence. Although violence in school takes place in many areas on the world, not many people know about the roots of this issue. The causes of school violence are divided into two main factors: subjective factors (using drugs and alcohol, poor education, personality) and objective factors (family, community … Read more

Are Serial Killers Born Or Made?

Despite endless research being conducted within this area of study, researchers still struggle with determining the cause of serial killers. Thus, the main question is: are serial killers born or made? As previously stated, researchers have identified a series of biological predispositions related to these groups of people. In fact, since the beginning of time, … Read more

A Review of Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy on Lying

Lying in engrained into the world’s culture. It has become almost a fundamental in every society and is present nearly everywhere worldwide. But, paradoxically, it is condemned as well. Every major religion, legal statute, and even communal norm advises against telling falsehoods. Philosophers as far back as Immanuel Kant pontificated upon the ideology of lying; … Read more

Deviance and deviant behaviour in society

What is deviance and what does it mean to be deviant? Deviant behavior in terms of broad social conditions is constantly changing. Deviance is not just a matter of numbers nor is what is less common. Deviant acts are not necessarily against the law but are considered abnormal and may be regarded as immoral rather … Read more

As They Say, “Lying”: Stream Of Consciousness In As I Lay Dying

In William Faulkner’s novel, As I Lay Dying, the dysfunctional Bundren family embarks on a telling journey from their farm in Yoknapatawpha County to bury their recently deceased and unmatronly matriarch, Addie. Composed of 59 sections narrated by 15 different people, Faulkner’s novel is a display of man’s primal selfishness told through many different streams … Read more

Juvenile Delinquency: The Violence of Today

Youthful crimes have become more evident and common in the modern society. Alike adults, kids can also run afoul of the law. Cases such as burglary, heist, and even murder, are now reportedly committed by individuals of younger and younger ages. Upon violating the constitution, an involved child then enters the criminal justice system, enlisting … Read more

Why do people join gangs?

Gangs have been a part of popular culture ever since the dawn of time. Everyone can agree that any gang-related activities and crimes are against the law, but people still join it regardless with various reasons. From researching, People join gangs because they need a desire for protection. Adding on to that, they join gangs … Read more

Theories Of Kidnapping

Anazonwu, C., Onyemaechi, C. and Igwilo, C. (2018) “Psychology of Kidnapping”, Practicum Psychologia. In the research of Anazonwu, C., Onyemaechi, C. and Igwilo, C. (2018) to understand the motivations and determination of a kidnapper they found that there is not yet a psychological theory for a cause. A kidnapper will usually deliberately inflict violence with … Read more

The Issue of Violence Against Women Through the Eyes of a 13 Year Old Boy, Joe in The Round House, a Novel by Louise Erdrich

In her novel The Round House, Louise Erdrich makes the interesting choice of taking on serious issues of violence against women through the perspective of a 13-year-old boy—Joe. Because the center of the drama is in actuality focused on Joe’s mother (Geraldine) and the author herself is a woman, it is natural to wonder why … Read more

Violent sports

Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took, and your name in the undertaker book. says Joe Frazier, an American professional boxer. This quote shows how extreme some sports can be to the extent where people risk their lives just for fame and money, without caring about what they … Read more

Crime Reporting based on The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program and the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS)

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program and the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) are the three main sources used to provide annual reports on various statistics such as: crimes, offenders, victims and more. The crime data reporting systems are used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau … Read more

A Problem Of Sexism In America

Glass Ceiling: A Concussion to Women Everywhere An Introduction to Sexism Barbara Berg perfectly introduces topics such as the glass ceiling, the gender pay gap, and overall sexism in America in her novel Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining Our Future, with, “I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Not for days, even weeks after. … Read more

How Does Cyberbullying Influence In Children

Considering that social media has become the most common way to communicate, cyberbullying is the most common method of bullying. It is important to delete cyberbullying because it is plaguing every user, including our next generation. This generation of children is becoming more computer literate than their parents. According to a poll on TopTen.com, 93% … Read more

Protective factors and resilience

The term “protective factors” is defined as conditions or qualities in people, families, communities, or the greater society that, when exhibited, alleviate or disregard risk in families and communities that, when shown, increase the health and well-being of children and families. There are six protective factors that strengthen families and help in the development of … Read more

What is Shark Finning?

“Shark finning refers to the removal and retention of the shark fins and the discard at sea of the carcass. The shark is most often still alive when it is tossed back into the water. Unable to swim, the shark slowly sinks toward the bottom where it is eaten alive by other fish.” (http://www.sharkwater.com/index.php/shark-education/ ) … Read more