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  • Child Sexual Exploitation

    Child Sexual Exploitation

    INTRODUCTION With the development and subsequent global rise of free trade, globalization and internationalization many new benefits are afforded to society, many old and new social inequities have reared their ugly heads once again. This has allowed an alarming and disturbing rise of instances in the exploitation of minors. The most widespread and upsetting of these is child sexual exploitation (hereafter “CSE”). However with greater power comes even greater responsibility, not only for individuals but

    Essay Length: 451 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Child Soldiers

    Child Soldiers

    Child Soldiers In over 18 countries in the world, child soldiers and utilized and direct participants of war. These children, are denied a real childhood or any real life other then the destruction and death that surrounds them, an estimated 200,000 to 300,000 children are serving as soldiers for rebel groups and the government in wars that are going on in the world today. All of these children, from a young age participate in modern

    Essay Length: 1,306 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Childbirth in America

    Childbirth in America

    The birth of a child is a pivotal time in the life of a mother and her family. Historically, midwives controlled the majority of births, and involved doctors only when complications arose (Haasch). In the early 1900’s, having a baby at home was the norm, while hospitals provided the medical supplies necessary for illness and surgery only. However, around the 1950’s, hospitals started delivering infants because they believed that they could provide a cleaner and

    Essay Length: 2,523 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 3, 2017 By: Abigail Thomas
  • Childhood


    Addressing Childhood and Adolescent Behavioral Problems: Diagnosis Criteria and the Role of the School Psychologist Introduction This paper shall examine the field of child psychology in respect to the topic of conduct disorder (CD). In child psychology, conduct disorder is an extremely difficult subject to accurately address and clarify, due primarily to the need to distinguish between normal childhood behaviors and the onset or development of an actual disorder. Once a child matures to the

    Essay Length: 2,241 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Top
  • Childhood and Socialisation in Australia

    Childhood and Socialisation in Australia

    Socialization is the human process of learning to become a member of our society, and how each individual learns to fit into a group (Jureidini & Poole, 2003, p123). Jean Piaget (1896-1980) a Swiss psychologist described childhood and development in terms of distinct psychological stages and how these stages influence socialization and enculturation (see Jureidini & Poole, 2003, pp124 ЎV 127). Other important theorists to look at are George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) and Lev Vygotsky

    Essay Length: 529 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Max
  • Childhood and Society

    Childhood and Society

    I would like to begin with using a novel, TV program/episode or movie, taking two or three concepts or arguments from childhood and society to consider the following idea: What does it mean that our children are better informed than ever before? That they know what the elders know? It means that they have become adults, or, at least adult-like - a quote from Neil Postman, 1994. What would be the thoughts on the above

    Essay Length: 352 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2012 By: Marilyn
  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    The children of today are becoming more obese, for the fact that they are obtaining laziness. They are spending more time in front of the television then they are getting their daily exercise. Their growing bodies need exercise to lose baby fat before it gets to be a serious problem. The growth of technology has formed a major impact on the obesity of today's children. This technology has substituted normal childhood play exercises with computer

    Essay Length: 771 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Introduction “Living in Rochester, NY is a lady by the name of Betty. She is 17 years old and weighs 440 pounds. She has been overweight since she was 12 years old. She used to go to school, but she had to drop out because people continued to make fun of me. She suffers from depression, anxiety and agoraphobia. She hates her body so much and she wishes she could lose all this weight in

    Essay Length: 4,291 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    Introduction If you were to take a walk through the neighborhood park twenty years ago you would see happy, healthy children running all around. If you were to walk in that same park now, you would more than most likely find half the number of children and a good number of them would be considered overweight. Childhood obesity is a very dangerous epidemic with potential catastrophic effects on the health of our future. This report

    Essay Length: 838 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Anna
  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity

    RUNNING HEADER: CHILDHOOD OBESITY Abstract Twenty years ago there were just a hand full of children that were overweight, mostly because of a hormonal or genetic disorder (Johnson, 2005). Today a high rate, nearly 40 percent of children are overweight. There are so many questions to be answered and problems to be solved. Will schools actually start stepping up and helping parents with this problem? What about the affects on the children who have this

    Essay Length: 1,081 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Childhood Obesity: A New Epidemic

    Childhood Obesity: A New Epidemic

    Childhood Obesity: A New Epidemic The nature of society has changed greatly since the mid 20th century. With this change, the face and size of American youth has been altered. Increasing numbers of children ranging from infants to adolescents have become obese. Since the 1970’s, obesity in children age two to five and adolescents age 12 to 19 has more than doubled. However, the fact that the percentage of children between the ages of 6

    Essay Length: 2,720 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic

    Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic

    Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic Our nation is in a crisis when it comes to our children and the future of our children. Nearly one-third of our nation’s children are obese. Obese children are at risk for health and psychological problems and may even be at risk of living shorter lives. There are many factors that contribute to the epidemic of childhood obesity some of these factors can be controlled and others cannot. Our nation needs

    Essay Length: 541 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Max
  • Childhood Obestiy

    Childhood Obestiy

    One of the greatest health risks and effects of America is childhood obesity. Obesity is an enormous amount of body fat. Childhood obesity mostly starts between ages 6-11 which has doubled since the early 1980’s (Collins). Between 5 to 25 percent of children are obese in the United States. Childhood obesity has many factors that result in nutritional, psychological, familial, and physiological factors. There are many factors that need to be looked at with

    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Childhood Vs Adulthood

    Childhood Vs Adulthood

    Childhood vs Adulthood Childhood and adulthood are completely different, but they are both equally important times in our lives. Immediately after birth, childhood stage begins. After attaining the age of eighteen years, adulthood sets in where most people begin to depend on their own. Both childhood and adulthood stages are important in one’s Life. Childhood experiences contribute to an outstanding adulthood later in life. People tend to learn a lot of life skills and other

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2019 By: kmwale
  • Childlessness


    Even though 90 percent of the population wants to be parents, not all couples feel that way. Couples who choose to remain childless challenge the traditionally held belief that children are a natural and desired part of marriage. Recent studies have surveyed childless couples to determine their attitude toward children in their future. The Canadian Fertility Survey results showed that even though at the time of the survey 35.2 percent of women were childless, only

    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: July
  • Children Advertising Defects

    Children Advertising Defects

    Introduction The following research has sought to understand the influence of television on children over the past twenty years using a variety of social models, from public policy and industry self-regulation, to how children receive and process media messages and the parental responsibility in monitoring what is acceptable for children to view. As a baseline, our research used a model of children interacting with television. We expounded on this model in an effort to seek

    Essay Length: 7,236 Words / 29 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Children and Exercise

    Children and Exercise

    In our society today one of the most difficult problems we are facing is the large numbers of obesity in our children. One of the major factors in that is this; our children have become less physically active. At an early age children start watching TV, learn how to operate a computer, and play video games. Having technological skills is now a necessity in all of our lives because everything has turned “computerized,” but

    Essay Length: 2,567 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Jack
  • Children and Passsive Smoking

    Children and Passsive Smoking

    Research Paper: Children and Passive Smoking. Most people would not be surprised to hear that a lot of people die each year from active smoking, but many would be surprised at the great number of people who die or are seriously affected by secondhand smoke each year. And a great number of them are children. Passive smoking occurs when other people inhale smoke exhaled by an active smoker. There are numerous studies presenting the

    Essay Length: 2,340 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Bred
  • Children and Television

    Children and Television

    Children and Television Television affects children’s lives. There are many facts to support this opinion. In the following paragraphs I will prove that TV affects children and their behavior. Also I will talk about things related to this topic. What children watch today affects their lives. Television has a powerful impact on everyone. Many people, even super stars like Madonna feel there children should not watch television. Many of today’s youth and family programs

    Essay Length: 1,411 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Children and Violence

    Children and Violence

    Children and Violence Every child needs its parent’s love and undivided attention throughout their childhood and adolescent phase. Kids need to be able to trust their parents, along with being taught the difference between right and wrong. Without proper parental supervision, a child can suffer severe emotional and psychological distress. Discipline should be a philosophy that parents must use in their day-to-day life. Hitting a child is unacceptable in that it teaches the child that

    Essay Length: 915 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Children Are Being Cheated out of an Education in Charter Schools

    Children Are Being Cheated out of an Education in Charter Schools

    There is no reason to have charter schools because they are performing even worse than most public schools, even with all their funding. The reasons why they fail are due to the inconsistency in each institution, racial discrimination, instructor credentials and the inability to spend money wisely. We have a time-honored system of public education in the District of Columbia and the United States of America. Although it has its shortcomings, tax money should go

    Essay Length: 2,905 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • Children Benchmarking

    Benchmarking WRT Children’s Category Sub category:- Adventure and picture books are most preferred for children. Action and Adventure Picture book Amazon 58,322 31,780 Flipkart 13,902 11,089 Family, Personal & Social Issues, Money & Jobs, Religion are categories that adults were not very keen to have their children read. Family, Personal & Social Issues (Growing Up & Life) Money & Jobs (Careers) Religion Amazon 69101 9769 27518 Flipkart 108 636 8601 Gifting Gifting is a very

    Essay Length: 313 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2014 By: Prateek Rao
  • Children Immigrants

    Children Immigrants

    Immigrant children did not live an easy life in the nineteenth century. Most children were never educated. Italian children immigrants were rarely put through schooling. However, Eastern European Jewish immigrants looked at public schooling as their best way to help their children enhance their potential in life. Chicago, Detroit, and New York City had large populations of Jewish and Italian immigrants. The conditions of the children in all three cities were similar yet different with

    Essay Length: 567 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Children of a New Epidemic

    Children of a New Epidemic

    Children of a New Epidemic Imagine being all alone coming down from a high you were enjoying only moments earlier. You are feeling bad, scared, you are already thinking of how to get your next high. You think that you are confused? What about that child growing inside you right under your heart, living on your supply of drugs and alcohol. What kind of world will that baby be coming into? Their first experience of

    Essay Length: 2,286 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Children with Disabilities

    Children with Disabilities

    There is always more than meets the eye when spotlighting different realms. I wanted this paper to meet more than just the standards set by my professor. I wanted to be able to lean towards or away from a career choice. Being able to step outside of my own world into one where I would truly try to understand people with disabilities in their lives was what I had chosen. Spending a day in the

    Essay Length: 1,883 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Children's Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring?

    Children's Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring?

    Children’s Violent Television Viewing: Are Parents Monitoring? Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH*‡§; Ruth A. Brenner, MD, MPH; Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH‡§¶; Hari Cheryl Sachs, MD#; Patricia Moyer, BS; and Malla R. Rao, MEngg, DrPH ABSTRACT. Objective. Violent media exposure has been associated with aggressive behavior, and it has been suggested that child health professionals counsel families on limiting exposure. Effective violence prevention counseling requires an understanding of norms regarding parental attitudes, practices, and influencing

    Essay Length: 337 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Children, Television, and Violence

    Children, Television, and Violence

    Children, Television, and Violence Children, Television, and Violence TV violence may influence children more than most people are aware of. The amount of violence on TV is an important topic in todayЎЇs society. One of the reasons it should be so important to all of us is because almost everyone in America today has a television set, and because of itЎЇs availability, children are viewing disturbing images everyday from the comfort of their own

    Essay Length: 588 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Childrens Books

    Childrens Books

    Catherine Tuerk first noticed that her son was different from typical boys about 30 years ago. At age 4, he began to be oversensitive, to show disdain for roughhousing and to prefer girl playmates. She felt afraid that he might become gay or transsexual and that she might have done something to cause her son's "problem." Mental health professionals told her that her son could be "fixed," so she and her husband put him through

    Essay Length: 684 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Children’s Advertising

    Children’s Advertising

    Today, most commercials are aimed at younger children and often involve showing kids what they should look like instead of what they want to look like. Toys, cereal, and fast food restaurants each have their own techniques to persuade children into wanting their products. Different types of commercials usually sell products that show children what they “have to have” and not what they need. I think childrens commercials today make kids think they need

    Essay Length: 703 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Children’s Vaccinations

    Children’s Vaccinations

    Children Vaccinations For every parent it’s one of the first decisions that you must make when you have a child, but how many of us really know the pros and cons of vaccinations? Sure, doctors tell us that they are safe but most Americans do not even know exactly what a vaccination is. When asked, they simply reply that vaccinations are “shots to make sure their children are healthy.” A vaccination is weak or killed

    Essay Length: 551 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mikki
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