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Piracy on the High Seas (At Issue (Library))

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The principle of humanity inscribed in the conscience of every person and all peoples includes the obligation to protect civil populations from the effects of war. “That minimum protection of the dignity of every person, guaranteed by international humanitarian law, is all too often violated in the name of military or political demands which should never prevail over the value of the human person. Accordingly, in the political realm, the utilitarian will support the erection of those institutions whose purpose is to secure the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

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Gun Control: Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion

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You will need to go to the fourth floor of the Courthouse (located at 1100 Van Ness Avenue between Fresno and Tulare Streets) and request the decree from the family law clerk. Domestic violence against women has a long and ignoble history and recent studies suggest that at least one-quarter of all women who have lived in a marital or marital-like relationship have experienced domestic violence, and additional evidence indicates that sexual aggression is a significant aspect of this violence.

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Teens with Cancer (Other America)

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This is understood through rates of victims of domestic violence.... [tags: spousal abuse, wife beating, Canada] Victimology: The Cause of Domestic Violence - From the creation of the first man and woman in the proverbial garden down through the records of history, the battle of the sexes has been waged. Homelessness in literature; Does immigration cause homelessness?; speakout from Atlanta -- Hour 11. In Minnesota, police began live-tweeting drunk-driving arrests from their Twitter account in an effort to use shame to detract people from getting behind the wheel after too many drinks.

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Nuclear Weapons (At Issue)

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Furthermore, in most states, time spent in job training can prevent an individual from qualifying for unemployment benefits, because the individual is not immediately available and looking for work. This work also shows the value of Catholic social doctrine as an instrument of evangelization (cf. Statistics supported the NAACP’s increased urgency in the anti-lynching campaign. In general, Catholics who are more religiously observant express somewhat more conservative social views than do Catholics who are less observant.

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Prisons (Introducing Issues With Opposing Viewpoints)

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Domestic violence incident peaks: Seasonal factors, calendar events and sporting matches. One in 4 adolescents reports verbal, physical, emotional or sexual abuse each year. At http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/rpp/100-120/rpp105.aspx (viewed 21 September 2011). [150] M Langton, ‘The end of “big men” politics’ (2008) 22 Griffith Review 11, p 15. Therefore, the judge reasoned that neither man represented a threat to society.

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How Can Gang Violence Be Prevented? (At Issue)

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Effects are not restricted to those that are physical and psychological in nature, however. The biblical message and the Church's Magisterium represent the essential reference points for evaluating the problems found in the relationship between man and the environment.[969] The underlying cause of these problems can be seen in man's pretension of exercising unconditional dominion over things, heedless of any moral considerations which, on the contrary, must distinguish all human activity.

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Is Torture Ever Justified? (At Issue)

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Because these perspectives are not debated by the people, or at best only superficially explained, they lack practicability and are almost invariably the cause of great waste of resources, suffering and despair. It then presents the legal and social changes over time that have altered the criminal justice system’s approach to domestic violence. Social workers who see batterers in their practice must be vigilant about being manipulated. Does this mean the nature of females is changing?

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Violence in Schools: Learning in Fear (Issues In Focus)

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These criteria are verified by regular on-site inspections carried out by TransFair USA's partners in the global Fair Trade certification and labeling network, which spans 21 countries in the global North together with 60 developing nations. Some 15 per cent reported experiencing violence from a current partner during pregnancy; eight per cent for the first time. [30] An analysis of the ABS 1996 Women’s Safety Survey revealed that women who were separated were more likely to experience violence than married women. [31] These findings reflect the stressful nature of separation itself.

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War and Conflict: 259 (Issues)

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Several models have been proposed to explain the complex relationships between violence or aggression and alcohol consumption. It enhances the likelihood of success by providing indications of what happened and why. Graduation rate from first institution attended for first-time, full-time bachelor’s degree- seeking students at 4-year postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity, time to completion, sex, control of institution, and acceptance rate: Selected cohort entry years, 1996 through 2007.” U.

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Exposing Torture: Centuries of Cruelty (Nonfiction - Young

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Such relationships, while not formally exclusive, can last for long periods of time and can often be seen as a form of monogamy. Research evaluating no-drop policies has been sparse; the research that exists shows that no-drop policies have a limited value in accomplishing conviction of batterers whose victims do not choose to cooperate ( Ford & Regoli, 1993 ). The consequences of sin perpetuate the structures of sin. In fact, the Pauline and Johannine writings bring to light the Trinitarian dimension of creation, in particular the link that exists between the Son—Word — the Logos — and creation (cf.

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