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    A Summary Of Stalking

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    once said, “There’s a fine line between support and stalking,” yet many seem to be crossing this line as 3.4 million people report being stalked every year (J. Whedon, 2014). There have been a rise in incidences of stalking within recent years, however, due to this sufficient increase; more attention is being called to this serious issue. While stalking is an important topic for discussion, before we can form an opinion on this matter, we must first fully comprehend all of the information and background concerning stalking. In this paper we will analyze and discuss the problem of stalking on several levels including defining what stalking is and what constitutes as stalking; where stalking occurs on a local, national, and global…

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    Stalking Behavior

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    Although stalking behavior has long been acknowledged as problematic, it was not recognized as a crime until California took legislative action in 1990. Relatively few studies exist that fully explore the psyche of the stalker, in part because this crime has only recently been recognized. However, it is clear that a multitude of factors combine to create stalking behavior. For example, stalkers may be male or female. They may be "motivated by anger, revenge, jealousy, absolute fantasy, or…

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    For centuries stalking has been a crime that has left victims without mitigation and terrified for their well being. Stalking has materialized as a criminal activity legally and socially, requiring legal theorists, government agencies, and communities to identify ways to protect victims and punish perpetrators. The current technological era has enabled stalkers to use new mediums to casually torment their victims. The First Amendment’s freedom of speech provision has also inadvertently protected…

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    Like forceful conduct at home, stalking is a wrongdoing of constrain and control. Stalking is conservatively portrayed as "a course of lead facilitated at a specific person that incorporates reiterated (no less than two occasions) visual or physical region, nonconsensual correspondence, or verbal, created, or induced risks, or a mix thereof, that would realize a sensible individual fear." Stalking hones in like manner may consolidate constant cases of leaving or sending the setback undesirable…

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    Stalking is something that has been around since the beginning of time. Men and women alike have been accused of a crime so because they either cannot get it out of their head that others do not want to have anything to do with them, or they just obsessed with a stranger. It is only recently that the US government has decided to implement stalking as a crime. This crime was labeled as harassment, annoyance, or domestic violence. It was not until the 80s and 90s of stalking cases that were…

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    Domestic violence is when one partner tries to establish power or control over the other causing the person to feel intimidated. (Safe Horizon, 2016) In 1994 the VAWA focused on issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. It caught the attention of policy makers, communities, crisis prevention specialists, and criminal justice professionals. The stalking law is good to have just because stalking was reported more and more over the years. It helps the victims when they are…

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    offence has or has had a domestic relationship. DV is a serious issue that is affecting families and the lifestyle of some individuals. Some of the legal and non- legal methods in resolving issues of DV are ineffective, as they do not achieve safety. There has been legislation in place to reduce the amount of DV and many other support services and programs that raise the awareness and help victims of DV. Legislation does not protect women enough in the case for stalking. Stalking is watching…

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    Over time there has been many changes concerning stalking and intimate partner-violence laws. The first law regarding stalking was passed in California back in 1992, (U.S. Department of Justice, 1996). Before 1992 there were no legislations regarding stalking meaning one could stalk a victim and not face any charges. In addition, intimate partner-violence was a norm where men were legally allowed to beat or “discipline” their wives if they acted a certain way/dishonored their husband. Over the…

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    jeopardy by inexperienced and rash clicks of the mouse.” An additional problem for teenagers and social media is they share too much information online. “One of the big problems with social media sites is that the children often do not fully read or understand the privacy settings of their accounts. They are unaware of the risks of disclosing unnecessary personal information. According to a recent survey, 20% of the youth think it to be perfectly safe to post their personal information and…

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    changes to the way the judicial system reacts to the crimes against women. VAWA also was to establish an inter-professional collaboration between the judicial system, social services, and non-profit organizations to respond to domestic violence, sexually and or physically abused and stalking victims. VAWA granted funding for crisis centers for rape victims and counseling services for domestic violence victims. The law also granted protection to abused immigrant women and their children…

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