The best way to prevent children being affected by violent on television is to find out how violent episodes on television have negative effects on children, including the morality of allowing children to watch such episodes. This violence relates to the Freedom of Speech that most Western countries have in their constitution. This gives the television channels the constitutional right to broadcast material that they believe attracts the largest audiences. Viewers argue that if networks were forced by law to remove violence from their programs, this would constitute a violation of their rights of freedom. Psychologists are of the opinion that when children are exposed to violence on television, they become less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others. read more
Since 1989, the operations of such programs and the issues relating to violence against women have evolved considerably. For instance, the federal changes of the violence against women act (VAWA) brought changes in the approach towards victims of sexual and domestic violence against women. The changes proposed increased funding for domestic violence and sexual assaults services. read more
Conflict between Laws and Human Rights
There was a conflict between enforcement of laws and protection of human rights and civil liberties since the state governments reserved monopoly in the legitimate use of force. The excesses of state power would, however, decline dramatically during the civil war years after South Carolina allied to other Southern states declared their intention to secede from the United States.
Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities
Discrimination against persons with disabilities in the world of work has continued to haunt most employers for many years. Despite the fact, that disabilities can arise in diverse ways or take different forms, such as physical, sensory, intellectual or mental impairment majority of workplace discrimination is substantially due to negligence. Indeed, disabilities can affect people’s abilities differently and, therefore, different types of accommodation measures are necessary to arrest this situation. This gives rise to the broad scope of discrimination.
What is a Crime?
A crime is any act or omission that violates a law and crimes results in a punishment (remedies). Punishments can range from imprisonment to the payment of fines. The magnitude of the offense or omission will be set in reference to the severity of the crime. For instance, parking in a one-hour parking zone for three hours constitutes crime. The punishment commonly involves the issuance of a ticket and payment an amercement. On the other end, robbing citizen at gunpoint (robbery with violence) is gloss severe crime that can result into more serious punishment (capital punishment).
Racial discrimination in African Americans
For Ages now, many African Americans live as aliens in their own country. They have faced a lot of racial discrimination simply because their physical appearances. While it is clear that African- Americans originated from Africa as slaves, they were offered citizenship during the civil war (Grobman, 1990).
Reducing Child Abuse and Neglect
Strengthening Families through Early Care and Education is a strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect – but its impacts are much larger than that. The approach uses early childhood programs’ everyday activities to build “protective factor” around children and families. Currently, the Strengthening Families approach is being applied in 36 states. Although Strengthening Families was developed in early care and education programs, partners such as child welfare departments and others in a variety of settings working with different populations are exploring ways to apply the approach.
Types of Crimes
The United States has more than one crime being committed every single day. Some crimes such as street crimes have high occurrence (Hall 2005). However, current studies indicate declining trend in the rates of street crime (homicide, rape, assault, robbery with violence, and burglary etc). Much of these crimes are committed by an alienated and self-destructive underclass. Another common crime is the drug-crime, which is closely linked to the first problem (street). read more
A world without Poverty
The World Bank has the potential to deliver a world without poverty. Analysts believe that the global body is indeed instrumental in the fight against poverty. The dream that began about four decades ago, of creating a global economy that is driven by Bank’s structural adjustment program, demonstrates the institutions’ potential. Similarly, the concept of globalization should not be blamed for the Bank’s failure to deliver on poverty eradication agenda.
The Gay and Transgender Issue
Chapter 8 touches on a more sensitive subject; counselling addicted gay, lesbian and transgendered persons (Gerald & Virginia, 2005). The gay and transgender issue has brought about a lot of debates in the society already. The society (counsellors included) is divided when it comes to this issue (Gerald & Virginia, 2005).