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    What effect does bullying have on children? Being personally targeted by others during a child’s elementary and high school years can tend to have a negative effect upon the victim, and most times it carries on into college and even adulthood. Bullying can start as what the one doing the bullying thinks is playful teasing. It doesn’t just take place in person, it can also be done via text, email or on social media. Bullying is an increasing problem in today’s schools. It is something that…

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    The main values of the emotionally intelligent justice similar to restorative justice since they both focus on healing the relationship between the offender and the victim, but through non-harmful methods (Roach, 2000). In addition, similar to restorative justice, a crime is a violation of a relationship between the community, victim and the offender (Zehr, 1990) and everyone in the community as a stake in the process (Fox, 2007). The difference however between emotionally intelligent justice…

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    are questioned about their appearance during the crime. If victims reveal that they were wearing “provocative or immodest clothing, the blame of the violence of rape is often shifted to them. Regardless of their gender or clothing choice, victims of sexual violence should not be ridiculed, isolated, or shamed for an act perpetrated against them. The victim never “asks for it,” but in a society where rape culture is prevalent, the victims are often the ones blamed. In September of 2014,…

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    Bullying is a serious issue in the country, as it’ll have dire consequences. For example, a twelve year-old Florida girl was a victim of bullying which led her to take her own life. The bullies were fifteen minor girls, which makes us wonder if, bullying is an intrinsic part of nature. I don’t think it is, bullying is an adapted behavior that is caused because of a person’s environment and surrounding. In Lord of the Flies, it shows how a person’s behavior has drastically changed due to their…

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    that they do not wish to do. Human trafficking is an immense issue around the world that causes awful effects on the victims, and their friends and families. Human Trafficking is something that society needs to acknowledge more so that it can be stopped. First off, human trafficking is an opaque topic to many people around the world, which doesn’t help…

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    anti-Semitism and various other forms of hate are destructive to the social fabric of society. Reflecting upon “The cry of Tamar”, I feel a deeper sense of the struggle that women have endured throughout history. More so, the struggle endured by victims of violence. Pamela Cooper-White takes a very aggressive stance in defining society’s rationale for violence, specifically against women. The story of Tamar highlights a patriarchal society that once existed in biblical times and continues to…

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    author’s view on whether or not the victims action in the scenario…

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    the cases are dismissed for something like alcohol, and victims don’t have the resources they need from institutions. Many people believe that the problem with why sexual assault happens so often on college campuses is the constant alcohol abuse. In the article, “Stopping Campus Rape,” Ross Douthat elaborates one of his main points that assault cases usually involve alcohol and incapacitation, and the offender is usually someone the victim knows. He believes that by changing the drinking age…

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    taken seriously by some. Meds were available since the 50s but some worry that not the right way to go, even though that meds help the victim…

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    I was completely uneducated on the issue as far as what victims have to deal with when it comes to speaking up about their assault. In addition, the report has to undergo military and civilian court therefore the process is very lengthy and tedious. It reminds me a lot like what civilians have to go through with domestic violence. Victims of military sexual trauma could get discourage of the process, in addition to feeling threaten by their perpetrator…

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