Dangerous Elements of Child Abuse in Today's Families Child abuse in the United States has become a growing problem in recent years. Generation after generation, child abuse continues to occur down the family tree. The problem has not shown much sign of positive progression lately. As population has grown, there have been more reported cases of child abuse. It has been observed that families with history of violent child abuse have continued down the family line. Many people feel that...
The Sepik region of Papua, New Guinea, the community of Stinking Creek, Kentucky, and the general society in which we live are all culturally diverse societies, but they all share some variation of the male as traditional leader. In New Guinea, license for that position of leadership arises from their believe in the male being the first to emerge from the primordial aqueous environment. Stinking Creek is located in an isolated region of the southern Appalachians and operates under traditional...
Teenagers, Drugs, and Peer Pressure Drug use is an increasing problem among teenagers in today's high schools. Most drug use begins in the teenage years, these years are the most crucial in the maturing process. During these years adolescents are faced with the difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority figures and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs are readily available,...
Teenagers and Drug Abuse Many teenagers today use illegal drugs and substances. There are many factors that influence drug use. Whether people say it is parents that influence the most or peers that influence the most, each one has a role in it. Some surveys say drug use is going down and some say it is going up. Whichever the case may be it is still a problem to our society. The presence of a parent is no as important as people think when talking about drug use. Research shows that the...
Only nine years old, young Katelyn was walking home from school(less than a mile away) and the next thing she knows someone grabs her painfully by the arms. He holds her at knifepoint as he violently rapes her. Young Katelyn has cuts and bruises all over her swollen body. She is traumatized. Just a couple months later, she discovers she's carrying the criminal’s baby. Tears rush down her innocent red cheeks. She doesn't want to experience pregnancy as it will be a constant reminder of the...
Informational Study on Child Abuse Sources of information vary, but it is estimated that one in five children are physically, emotionally or sexually abused in our country. There are many who believe, most abuse is nothing more than parents exerting their “right” to discipline their children and letting it get a little out of hand. People are tragically missed informed thinking beating children is a moral choice, which then makes it their decision. If one thinks it’s morally...
Adopting a child is an experience that promises to bring great joy as it changes a couple or individual’s life forever. But what happens if the mother of that child wants to endorse their child? Those are the issues that many adopting parents and birth-right mothers are facing today. Many biological mothers want their child back. There are many concerns for adopting parents to know- that there is the possibly that the birth mother may file for the child. As a birth mother or the adopting...
Controversies with Prayer in Today's Schools “Our father which art in heaven hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, for Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever and ever, Amen.” About thirty-nine years ago children in the public schools prayed this prayer...
Abstract Human cloning is often viewed from a negative standpoint and very rarely noted for its positive capabilities. Many people are against cloning due their own personal or religious morals but there are actually many beneficial features to it. Such possible features include: cloning of body appendages and organs, and harvesting stem cells from embryos for medical solutions; reproduction for infertile couples, and single females and males. The most important outcome of cloning is...
Sustainable development was defined by (Brundtland, 1987) as a development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need. Economists generally accepted and supported Brundtland definition of sustainable development. Pearce & barbier (blueprint for Sustainable Economy, 2000) also defines sustainable development as development that last. They also said that future generations should be entitled to at least the same level of...