Violence Essays (Examples)

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Polands Solidarity Movement 1980 1989

Pages: 5 (1353 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:29966337

SEM 416
As XXXX points out from the onset, the attendance of nonviolence is a daily effort. This is to say that nonviolence is not an automatic response, but rather a deliberate and considered course of action. There are numerous nonviolent movements that have been active … deliberate and considered course of action. There are numerous nonviolent movements that have been active in the past. In seeking to demonstrate that nonviolence is indeed achievable, it would be prudent to highlight two of these movements. The two movements that will be discussed in this text … of expression and encourage discourse on divergent perspectives. However, one key distinguishing factor an all the operations of Solidarity was the call for nonviolence (ICNC, 2020). From early on, the movement embraced the nonviolence principle and pursued a wide range of nonviolent approaches including, but not limited to, protests and strikes, slow-downs, distribution of underground……



Howlett, C.F. (1984). Nicholas Murray Butler\\\\\\'s Crusade for a Warless World. The Wisconsin Magazine of History, 67(2), 99-120.

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict – ICNC (2020). Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution (1989). Retrieved from 

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict – ICNC (2020, January 13). A Force More Powerful - English - Denmark / Poland / Chile (high definition) [Video]. YouTube. 

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US Marshals In Civil Rights Era

Pages: 5 (1551 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:90084071

… in the corner of the 15th avenue to keep track of the buses ferrying people into the march. There were numerous fears of violence and infiltration from other groups to delegitimize the intentions of the parade. US Marshal Luke Moore and Deputy US Marshal Richard Kirkland Bowden … the parade. US Marshal Luke Moore and Deputy US Marshal Richard Kirkland Bowden both worked within the crowds to control any form of violence that might have threatened to occur at that time. The crowd was full and heavy on the morning of August 28, 1963. Despite … threatened to occur at that time. The crowd was full and heavy on the morning of August 28, 1963. Despite the fears of violence, the U.S. marshals ensured that they stayed until 8 pm to guarantee the safety of the attendees and other citizens who might have ……



Larry K. Gaines, V. E. (2014). Policing in America. New York: Routledge.

Skocpol, T. (1999). Advocates without Members: the recent transformation of American civic life. In T. Skocpol, Civic Engagement in American Democracy (pp. 461-480). Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.

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Current Issue In Nursing Nursing Shortage

Pages: 6 (1864 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:72215355

...Violence Current Issue in Nursing: Nursing Shortage
Nursing quality and adequate staffing are intertwined. Adequate levels of nurses, lower nurse to patient ratios, and also more highly trained nurses are associated with better health outcomes and lower mortality rates. But despite the fact that there is high demand for nurses, and also increased interest in entering this very exciting profession, retaining qualified nurses and recruiting new nurses is a struggle for many hospitals. Also, in a desire to cut costs, many institutions are often unwilling, despite evidence-based research supporting higher staffing ratios as leading to lower-cost and superior patient outcomes, to hire more nurses as healthcare staffing makes up as much as 40% of all intuitional operating costs (“Nursing Shortage,” 2019).
The attempt to cut costs by reducing staff levels reflects an unfortunately misguided view of the value of the nursing profession. It also reflects a misguided view of an aging……



ANA health care economist Peter McMenamin on the nursing shortage outlook. (2019). Nursing

World. Retrieved from: safety/rnjobmkt_peterminterview_final_030713.pdf

Bond, D. (2017). Will BSN students consider a future nursing faculty role? Nursing Education Perspectives, 38(1):9–17.

Botha, E., Gwin, & Purpora, C. (2015). The effectiveness of mindfulness based programs in reducing stress experienced by nurses in adult hospital settings: a systematic review of quantitative evidence protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 13(10):21–29. Retrieved from: 

Crawford, C. (2019). Addition of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to the trauma team: An integrated systematic review of literature. Journal of Trauma Nursing. 26(3):141–146,

Gillespie, G. L., Grubb, P. L., Brown, K., Boesch, M. C., & Ulrich, D. (2017). ‘Nurses eat their young:’ A novel bullying educational program for student nurses. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(7), 11–21. doi:10.5430/jnep.v7n7P11

Haddad, L.M., Toney-Butler, T.J. (2019). Nursing shortage. StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing. Retrieved from: 

Nurse staffing crisis. (2019). Nursing World. Retrieved from:

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Elder Abuse

Pages: 7 (2239 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:22335640

… the decision-making capacity of elders due to cognitive decline and the legal role that family members play in healthcare decisions (Forum on Global Violence Prevention; Board on Global Health, 2014).
Healthcare workers and caregivers are also not always the perpetrators of elder abuse. The fact that other ……



Falk, N. L., Baigis, J., Kopac, C., (August 14, 2012) \\\\\\\\\\\\"Elder Mistreatment and the Elder Justice Act\\\\\\\\\\\\" OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing 17(3).

Forum on Global Violence Prevention; Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine; National Research Council (2014). Ethical considerations. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2014 Mar 18.

Lacher, S., Wettstein, A., Senn, O., et al. (2016). Types of abuse and risk factors associated with elder abuse. Swiss Medical Weekly 2016(146): 1-10.

Lachs, M.S., Teresi, J.A., Ramirez, M., et al. (2016). The prevalence of ersident-to-resident elder mistreatment in nursing homes. Annals of Internal Medicine 165(4):229-236.

Malmedal, W., Iversen, M.H. & Kilvik, A. (2014). Sexual abuse of older nursing home residents: A literature review. Nursing Research and Practice 2015(Article 902515): 

Roberto, K.A. (2016). The complexities of elder abuse. American Psychologist 71(4): 302-311.

Saghafi, A., Bahramnezhad, F., Poormollamirza, A., et al. (2019). Examining the ethical challenges in managing elder abuse: a systematic review. Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine 2019(12): 

Wangmo, T., Nordstrom, K. & Kressig, R.W. (2017). Preventing elder abuse and neglect in geriatric institutions: Solutions from nursing care providers. Geriatric Nursing 38(5): 385-392.

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Contact In Canadian Literature

Pages: 11 (3347 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:97950942

… European settlers are going to drive the race of the Onondaga out of existence. Underlying these words is a dark, menacing threat of violence and death. Yet it does not come from the woman but from the author of the text, who sees her race as doomed.
… She is a tragic creature and therefore in the mold of Frankenstein’s monster—another weird, savage, passionate creation scorned and marginalized and pushed to violence. These words of Scott are strange and unusual for one writing about a Madonna, but Scott seems to think it is okay because … she escapes so as to be back in her own. It is a world that Scott, conversely, describes as a nightmare, full of violence and rebellion, blood and wildness. For Johnson it is no such thing: it is alive, romantic, spirited, human, soulful, and honorable. For Johnson, ……


Works Cited

Gray, Charlotte, and Clara Thomas. "Flint and feather: the life and times of E Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake." Canadian Woman Studies 23.1 (2003): 183.

Johnson, E. Pauline. “Pagan in St. Paul’s Cathedral.” 

Mulvey-Roberts, Marie, ed. The Handbook to Gothic literature. NYU Press, 1998.

Salem-Wiseman, Lisa. ""Verily, the White Man's Ways Were the Best": Duncan Campbell Scott, Native Culture, and Assimilation." Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne (1996): 121-144.

Scott, D. C. “The Onondaga Madonna.”

Smith, Andrew. Gothic Literature. Edinburgh University Press, 2007.

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One Nation Under God Documentary

Pages: 5 (1539 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:57268842

… deep-rooted traditional beliefs and fundamental viewpoints against the homosexuals as being sinful and shameful, causing a homophobic mindset which has given birth to violence against homosexuals for several years due to their identity (Dworkin, 2002). Not just the homosexuals are targeted, but the activists have also been … several years due to their identity (Dworkin, 2002). Not just the homosexuals are targeted, but the activists have also been targeted with extreme violence (Dworkin, 2002). Even in other countries, homophobia is persisting due to the US Evangelical movements……



Dworkin, S. H. (2002). LGBT Identity, Violence, and Social Justice: The Psychological is Political.

Fitzsimons, T. (2018, October 19). LGBTQ History Month: Early pioneers of the gay rights movement. NBC News.

History. (2020, April 03). Gay Rights.

Meyer, I. H. (2007, November 09). Prejudice, Social Stress, and Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations: Conceptual Issues and Research Evidence.

Roth, K. (2015, January 23). LGBT: Moving Towards Equality. World Economic Forum.

Rzeznik, F. (Director). (1993 ). One Nation Under God [Motion Picture].

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Racial Equality And Justice

Pages: 5 (1742 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:751873

… violent America has become, the claims fall flat. Mass incarceration, degraded relations with the public, and an upswing in preventable incidents of race-related violence demonstrate the need to radically restructure and reform law enforcement. Police departments need to carefully rebuild relationships with members of the community and ……



Black Lives Matter (2020). Retrieved from:

Cole, B. (2020). Minnesota asks Trump to declare ‘major disaster’ over riots damage. Newsweek. 3 July, 2020. Retrieved from:

Glover, S., Richards, C., Devine, C., et al. (2020). A key miscalculation by officers contributed to the tragic death of Breonna Taylor. CNN. 23 July, 2020. Retrieved from:

“History of Juneteenth,” (2020). Retrieved from:

Ray, R. (2020). What does ‘defund the police’ mean and does it have merit? Brookings. Retrieved from: 

“Seven Things You Need to Know About Antifa,” (2020). BBC. Retrieved from: 

“Who Are Antifa?” (2020). ADL. Retrieved from : 

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Gangs In New York City

Pages: 3 (989 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:33226417

...Violence Gangs are a reality in most cities and neighborhoods. To a large extent, gangs thrive on membership – effectively meaning that they strive to recruit new members and ensure that those within the ‘family’ stay. Towards this end, gangs have been known to prey on various targets – including second-generation immigrants and high school/college students - in an attempt to soar their membership and protect certain interests. New York City has a rich history of gang activity. This text concerns itself with gang activity within New York City. In so doing, it will not only give a concise description of the origin of gang activity in the city, but also highlight key facts relating to gangs in the city.
From the onset, it is important to note that today, gangs can be found in almost all five boroughs of the city. In seeking to chart gang activity in New……



Asbury, H. (2016). The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld. Mason, OH: Cengage Learning.

Chapman, B. (2019). Shootings Rise in New York City, but Overall Crime Stays Low. Retrieved from 

Mangual, R.A. (2019). No, NYC can’t afford to stop tracking gang members. Retrieved from 

Watkins, A. (2019). Why Violence Is Spiking in Pockets of Brooklyn, Even as the City Gets Safer. Retrieved from

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Malala Yousafzai

Pages: 1 (409 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:427321

… and has proven to drive her since that point. 
What she means when she says this is simple. Guns, as a form of violence, can harm or kill people, but they can only harm or kill each person individually. Even weapons of mass destruction that could wipe … person who wrote, said or sang them.

Words have the power to influence far more people than weapons do. Malala’s point is that violence can silence an individual person but if that person speaks to others, and records their words, then those words could contribute to influencing … the few things that genuinely can alter the course of history. The distinction that she draws is that words last much longer than violence, and can have much greater influence all over the world and across time. Her life and legacy are proof of the power that ……

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Race Conflict In Invisible Man By Ralph Ellison

Pages: 3 (1020 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Essay Document #:28954514

… softly and to not make much noise—and so that is what the narrator does, though he has suffered from the occasional outburst of violence.
narrator’s journey of identity is shaped from beginning to end as a result of race. Prior to going to the university, the … South. This is his first big step in his life’s journey towards isolation and invisibility; it is a step in which race and violence are linked in his experience: blacks fighting is a cheap amusement for whites and there is no getting around it—partaking of the rules … what black culture is really like: the narrator shows him, and that causes a problem for Dr. Bledsoe who is disappointed by the violence that ensues. Bledsoe states, “Your poor judgment has caused this school incalculable damage. Instead of uplifting the race, you’ve torn it down…I gave ……


Works Cited

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. NY: Vintage, 1992.

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