Violence In America

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Criminal and Deviance Violence

In these times some people think that America is still full of violence, which was true at one time but not as publically publicized. Violence is statistically considered high in some places than low in others, because most countries and states do not report their violent or domestic crimes. Violence comes in many different forms such as; domestic violence which deals with family issues, criminal violence which deals with violent crimes, and to look at these aspect of violence is to see the effect it as on society view and response to deviance and criminal violence .

Domestic Violence
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Physical violence includes assault of any kind, ranging from pinching or pushing to choking, shooting, stabbing, and murder. Verbal, emotional, mental, or psychological abuse is described as using words to criticize, demean, or otherwise decrease the confidence of the victim. Sexual abuse refers to any behavior that uses sex to control or demean the victim, like intimidating the victim into engaging in unsafe sex or sexual practices in which he or she does not want to participate. Economic or financial abuse is described as limiting the victim's financial freedom or security. Spiritual abusers either force the victim to participate in the batterer's religious practices instead of their own or to raise mutual children in a religion that the victim is not in favor of. Stalking refers to repeatedly harassing and threatening behavior, including showing up at the victim's home or workplace, placing harassing phone calls, voicemail, email or postal mail messages or objects, or vandalizing the victim's property. It is usually committed by perpetrators of other forms of domestic violence. (WebMD, 2009)
This study examines the rate of domestic violence against adult women by men partners. Two hundred eighteen women at two primary care clinics responded anonymously to a questionnaire. Forty-eight percent reported verbal abuse, 44 percent minor physical abuse, and 28 percent severe physical abuse. Abuse was common (16 percent) before marriage. Respondents whose partners were reported to be chemically dependent or sexually abusive were at greater risk for verbal and physical abuse. ...

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