Kaffir Boy: Abuse of Power
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...Abuse of Power This autobiography by Mark Mthabane portrays a young man in themidst of poverty who refuses to settle for less. It is one of the publications that got much attention because of its position on the apartheid system in South Africa which denied many African kids equal opportunity in life which Winkle (p 15) analyses. Although the major focus on the book is about the trials and tribulations that the main character undergoes, other themes such as the abuse of power by the white supremacists that went a step further to segregate the black people in their own country just as Wright, (p 56) writes. This review of Kaffir boy will explore the theme of abuse of power that was being... Kaffir Boy:...
Use and Abuse of Power in Management
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...Abuse of Power in Management Contents Use and Abuse of Power in Management Contents 2 Introduction 3 Theoretical Background 4 Case study/practical organizational examples 9 Conclusion 12 Reference 15 Introduction The essay is based on the use and abuse of power in management with regards to an organization. This essay aims to provide a distinction between use and abuse of power in the field of management. The essay also aims to relate the theories of power with the examples from the organizations. With the help of this essay, it would become easy to relate the theories of power in management with the practicality of the organizations. It is necessary for both the mangers as well as the non... ? Use and...
Abuse of Power, Putin vs Obama and the Crimea
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...Abuse of Power al Affiliation The Concept of Abuse of Power Principally, the concept of power abuse relates to the legitimacy of the power in question (Dubber, 2006, p. 66). Thus, it is vital to differentiate between the legitimate power and illegitimate power. It is therefore by default that the existence of illegitimate power constitute a power abuse. The distinction between the two implies that there exist some rules and criteria that allows the legitimate power to be...
The Use and Abuse of Power in Management
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...ABUSE OF POWER IN MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION Power is a complex, multifaceted process like other social interactive processes. The use of power in an organisation is a political course of action, and a “dynamic, interactive, perishable process that is effective in the moment of use and not so much in its mere potential” (Fairholm 1993: 37). Power is a part of all organisational processes, clearly evident in the concept of division of labour and in hierarchical organisational structure. It is pervasive, extending into social communication where people interact in close relationships to influence others to behave in desired ways. Hence, power is an inherent characteristic... control over the...
Abuse of power by political leaders in africa
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...abused their power. The best example in this regard is of idi Amin of Uganda. In a military coup, he removed the president from power and took over the rule of the country. He abused the power and used it solely to his advantage (McDonnell, 2007). His rule witnessed horrendous brutality in which more than two hundred thousand people were killed just because they opposed his political leadership. The only motive behind these killings was to prolong his rule and the only way to do this was to kill anyone... ? The Political leadership is supposed to work in the welfare of the citizens but African s seem to go against this tradition. African history is fraught with episodes in which political leaders have...
'The Bacchae' by Euripides is a play about a king who fell from power while 'Dr Faustus' by Christopher Marlow is a tragedy of a man who desired unlimited power. Discuss the quest for or abuse of power in the two plays.
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...Abuse of Power in the Bacchae and Dr. Faustus The dynamics of power play is an integral part ofhuman behavior and psyche consequently it has been an important aspect of literature where a large number of dramatists as well as writers and poets have utilized this theme to explore human behavior and nature. Subsequently regardless of the difference in the eras of Euripides and Marlow it is observed that both playwrights in their respective plays “Bacchae” and “Dr. Faustus” focus on the power dynamics and the abuse of power between human beings and the super powers like God and the Devil. “Bacchae” is a tale about the wrath of Dionysus the God of the god of wine... English Literature 18 December Abuse of ...
Abuse of authority the ethical implications
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...ABUSE ITY Abuse ity the ethical implications Abuse ity the ethical implications The abuse of authority is a problem for the Criminal Justice system in the United States. In some cases the abuse of authority is clearly seen as in situations like the RAMPART days in Los Angeles in other cases it is far less visible and can be seen in daily interactions between citizens and law enforcement. The purpose of this paper is to define what abuse of authority is, and to address the ethical dilemma that is rightly attached. Additionally addressed will be my personal stance, what changes could be made as well as the implications of the abuse of power when coupled with one’s faith. Abuse... of Authority...
Power the Structure of Conflict
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...Power Imbalance and Conflict Conflicts usually occur when one party enjoys more power than the other. This imbalanced distribution of power leads tobiased decisions at the end. The equality of power is important in order to carry out effective resolution and mediation process. Resolution becomes difficult because the more powerful party does not want to negotiate as it does not require a negotiation because of power. Abuse of power can be dealt with if the mediator is talented in communication skills, in listening to both the parties, and in reducing the...
Spanish literature
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...abuse of power’ as evident certain parts of the play. There are several quotations that portray the use of this theme as expressed in the following context. For instance, the decision of Maestre of Calatrava to lead a massive rebellion against Isabell and Fernando, as well as the subsequent attack of Cuidal real showcase the abuse of power. The decision by Lope to include a siege in the play was meant to illustrate the theme of Abuse of power, since unnecessary battles are entirely evident across the storyline. Fernando is presented as an active military leader who does unnecessary offensives simply... Due: Analysis of Fuenteovejuna The play by the Fuenteovejuna is characterized by the theme of “the...
The Sociological View of Power in Egypt
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...power. Social politics focuses on coercion, political correctness and influence. These have been applied to come up with the various forms of leadership. Resistance, limitation and resistance that may be encountered must be overcome for power to affect social activities. People may however rebel by forming political movement to protest against state power. This occurs when people feel that there is abuse of power and that this abuse of power deprived of their rights. Political influence entails persuading and convincing others to accept one’s views. The main types are propaganda, genocide, political correctness... ?Sociological View of Power Power is a central concept in political sociology because it...
Power and politics
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...abuse of power and resources (WAGNER, 2009). Middle level leaders may have inherent desires to advance up the bureaucratic ladder. In such case, the desire to occupy an upper position triggers competitive strives in leadership offices, which manifest in for of political dynamics. On the other hand, abuse of a leadership office may cause dissatisfaction and discomfort among employees. In such cases, any improper exercise of power that undermines fairness and transparency within an organization invariably necessitates... Power and Politics in Organizations Primarily, politics and wielding of power is the grease that oils the wheels of administration and management of organizations. The ability to engage in ...
'The Bacchae' by Euripides is a play about a king who fell from power while 'Dr Faustus' by Christopher Marlow is a tragedy of a
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...Abuse of Power in the Bacchae' and Dr. Faustus The dynamics of power play is an integral part ofhuman behavior and psyche consequently it has been an important aspect of literature where a large number of dramatists as well as writers and poets have utilized this theme to explore human behavior and nature. Subsequently regardless of the difference in the eras of Euripides and Marlow it is observed that both playwrights in their respective plays “Bacchae'” and “Dr. Faustus” focus on the power dynamics and the abuse of power between human beings and the super powers like God and the Devil. “Bacchae'” is a tale about the wrath of Dionysus the God of the god of wine... English Literature 18 December Abuse...
Child Abuse
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...abuse is the most severe form of child abuse. Child sexual abuse is one of the most common social problems in all parts of the world. “Child sexual abuse occurs when a child is used for the sexual gratification of an older adolescent or adult. It also involves the abuse of power that an adult has over a child”(Adult survivors of child sexual abuse, n.d., p.1). Even though girls are facing this problem too often, the cases of boys are also not much different. Briere (1992) quoted six studies of female inpatients or outpatients and mentioned that sexual abuse rate as somewhere between 36% and 51% among them (Briere, 1992... ? Child Abuse Introduction Child abuse is a big social problem not only in under...
Power & Privilege: Analysis and hopes
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...power and privilege as commodities to be used for the greater good, not tools for abuse or greed. Personally, I don't need three cars as much as the homeless need housing. If I have the personal resources to indulge my every whim, then I have the power to help others. The key is self restraint with a vision of the greater good. Within that framework, my vision for myself is to always be aware of the condition of others, never taking the benefits I enjoy for granted, and use the power and privilege I have to help those who are disenfranchised or impoverished. Like anyone, I want to use my power and privilege to be comfortable; but I also want... Patricia James YOUR Power and Privilege - Vision for...
Power and Privilege Socialization and Career
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...abuse of power by those privileged to have it. Unfortunately, this unfairness is a learned behavior that stems from the socialization of both boys and girls. In our society, these same types of expectations are extended to most career fields, and expressed in terms of behavior. Career behavioral impact. In American society... Patricia James YOUR Power and Privilege - Socialization and Career How an individual's gender relates to the powerand privilege of that person is a vast and complicated field of research. The presence of gender bias in both educational and career fields has been proven to most often place women at a disadvantage; one that begins in the very early, formative years of a girl's...
Power & Privilege - Fashioning a plan
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...abuse of power or privilege... within the system have to change. Accordingly, I think that children should be instructed in inclusiveness and compassion, as Peters suggests. I think racism in all forms should not be tolerated, and that educational initiatives to overcome such ignorance should be employed at all levels; schools as well as workplaces, the public forum as well as governmental sectors. I believe that those individuals who truly understand that there is abuse of power and privilege should lead by example. Rather than simply separating her garbage into paper vs. plastic, perhaps Peters could take her children on community service activities and...
Discussion
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...power. However, the situation is confusing since he uses his expertise to handle the situation though one may argue that he violated the codes of conduct. The factor that makes it difficult to determine whether the power has been used ethically is that he uses his expertise. Without the knowledge, one can’t handle the situation. Abuse of power Abuse of power is a scenario whereby a person in power uses his power to exploit the subjects (Greene, 98). Paul, an employer, forces his employees to work overtime without overtime payment. Out... Ethical use of power of a hard situation to determine ethical use of power Such is a situation where an individual uses his authority in an unethical way. A person...
Estimating power and privilege
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...abuse of power, are often found within these categories. In looking at the abuse side of things, i.e., discrimination... Patricia James YOUR Power and Privilege - Identity and Status There is no doubt about the fact that ification and identity consciousness can define our perceptions of others and ourselves. The scope of this paper is to examine the defining of identities as it relates to me and an acquaintance by listing personal characteristics and drawing some conclusions about why those particular attributes were important. Then, I will examine my own personal situation in terms of power and privilege and seek to explain why I believe the criteria I chose are important. a. Defining Identities. In...
Analyzing the differing conceptions of separation of power held by Publius and Anti-Federalists
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...Power Held by Publius and Anti-Federalists The debate over the ratification of the Constitution of the United States, which took place in 1787-8, was one of important political processes of the early history of the USA. Among other aspects of the new Constitution, the problems of separation of powers and of prevention of abuse of power were of great importance. In this paper, I will analyze the positions of Federalist and Anti-Federalist authors on these issues, and will attempt to show on which aspects they coincide and on which held divergent views. THE NECESSITY OF SEPARATION OF POWERS The idea of the necessity of limitation of powers... 19 March Analyzing the Differing Conceptions of Separation of...
Market Power (Business Enviroment Module)
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...power takes place. Under market power, the firm can act in many ways such as forming cartels, monopolies and so on. If this does occur, abuse of market power occurs when firms set high prices, offer less choice, restrict competition and allocate resources inefficiently. US AGENCIES According to Vickers (2005) competition is the key in market economy. But this competition can also increase the use and abuse of power by many organizations. Over the years, US has seen much competition in its market that has firms have somewhat shifted away from the competition agreements and law. In order to keep... INTRODUCTION When a firm owns a significant amount of market share like more than 25%, the notion of market...
Criminology Research Paper
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...Abuse of Power Most of the governments in the world of today are not focused on serving their citizens whole heartedly. Most of the governmental officials enter into leadership positions with their own selfish interests and private motives. Therefore, the subject of abuse of power by the government has been in the air with citizens complaining and chattering all about the ineffectiveness of the chosen leaders. Period after period, leaders continue to lie to the citizens and abuse the power given unto them by the citizens. In the previous periods, citizens thought that the introduction of...
Child abuse and the catholic curch
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...abuse on innocent and unaware victims. After research on relevant academic literature, they present a classification of five themes to account for the theories proposed, to explain how sexual abuse was occurring and concealed from the public. The five themes include: Blame Society – wherein Pope John Paul II blamed outside sources rather than the Church; Abuse of Power – wherein the Church maintained secrecy of any issues that may have created negative reaction against the Church, thus permeating power to maintain a positive public image of the Church; Forgiveness – wherein the Church would send abusers for treatment rather than instill reprisal, or settle out of court with parents who... Running head:...
The Concept of Power
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...power held by King Lear over Kent. Thirdly, Abuse of power is witnessed on Goneril when she receives her power and ironically accuses her father king Lear of wronging her contrary to the fact, since King Lear had given her half of his territory to rule. This is evident when Lear says, “Meantime we shall express our darker purpose. Give me the map there. Know that we have divided in three our kingdom” (Shakespeare, 12) The influence of power is witnessed on Goneril, since before she obtained her power she highly valued her father king Lear, but started directing all sorts of negative emotion towards him soon after she acquired... Task The Concept of Power Introduction Power can be used to describe the...
"Power" from the play "Freakshow" by Carson Kreitzer
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...abuse of power in the caging of Pinhead is the undercurrent of the freakshow society, but Mr. Flip is only the point-man for the persecution of societal values that the characters experience from the public reaction to their deformities. Were the characters not part of the circus sideshow, it is given, their life situation would be much worse. Therefore, they are implied to be thankful to Mr. Flip for his ability to provide for them... ?Topic: "Power" from the play "Freakshow" by Carson Kreitzer This humor and understanding of human nature as displayed in the characters of “Freakshow” suggests that they can be free from the power and oppression of societal values that exclude them from normal existence...
Plato's Republic and His Theories About Philosopher Rulers
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...power has been a core issue. Proper use of power results in political and socio-economic development and stability. However, abuses of power results in political and social instability and stagnation or deterioration of the economy of a nation. Many nations have always sought ways and strategies of minimizing the abuse of power including entrusting leadership in the hands of the learned. However, such strategies do not seem to work. Through his book The Republic, Plato, the great thinker presents a potential solution to the abuse of power. In this book, Plato claims that the best way to avoid abuses... ?Plato's Republic and his Theories about Philosopher-Rulers In many s both in the past and now power...
Power and Privilege Observations of McIntosh and Flagg
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...abuse of power or privilege. That only applies to them. Works Cited Flagg, Barbara. "'Was Blind But Now I See': White Race Consciousness and the Requirement of Discriminatory Intent." Michigan Law Review 91 (1993): 953-1016. Peggy McIntosh, "White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women's Studies", reprinted in Gender Basics.... YOUR FULL YOUR Power and Privilege - Observations of McIntosh and Flagg Discussion Point One. Peggy McIntosh is a credit to those of her primary demographic group; obsessive guilt mongers. While the underlying philosophy of her position-that individuals have prejudices and inherent,...
Sexual Abuse and Sexual Dysfunction/
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...power inequalities as these affect various social groups (Finkelhor, 1984 pp. 78-88). This paper discusses sexual abuse & sexual dysfunction/addiction and its theories and concepts in a concise and comprehensive way. Sexual Abuse: Its Types and Theories Finkelhor (1984 pp. 78-88) The statistics on child abuse in the UK are truly horrifying, at least one child dies every week as a result of an adults cruelty, and thousands more endure abuse and neglect at the hands of their carers. Yet the known facts reveal only a fraction of the problem. This is because most... Running Head: Sexual Abuse & Sexual Dysfunction/Addiction Sexual Abuse & Sexual Dysfunction/Addiction of the of the Institution Sexual Abuse & ...
Role of Power in Policy Development and Implementation
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...Power Authority is given to those who possess power in the society. The exercise of authority by those who thirst for material wealth tends to become abusive at times. This scenario is common in the government or in organizations. Individuals who possess power are often blinded by this sense... Role of Power in Policy Implementation and Development Introduction An ordinary human being would always dream of having supernatural powers like those of the superheroes seen on television. Heroes have this power to shield themselves from harmful attacks and the ability to live for more than a hundred years, all the impossible things in this world, but the main reason why people would somehow wish to become a...
Discuss politics and power in the workplace. What is an example of an appropriate use of power? What is an example of an inappropriate use of power, and why?
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...abuse of power to dominate others is extremely harmful for both the workers and the organization. Since power is always a bone of contention in the workplace, its proper usage can be tricky. Appropriate use of power should result in the form of happy, contended employees, a peaceful workplace and efficient performance. But by no means should the authority stop from exerting necessary power to prevent offending the employees. An appropriate use of power will be rewarding employees on their performance. This power can easily result... There are no sources in the current document. (Bayat)Power and politics Discuss politics and power in the workplace. What is an example of an appropriate use of power? What ...
Role of Power in Policy Development and Implementation
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...Power Authority is given to those who possess power in the society. The exercise of authority by those who thirst for material wealth tends to become abusive at times. This scenario is common in the government or in organizations. Individuals who possess power are often blinded by this sense... ?Role of Power in Policy Implementation and Development Introduction An ordinary human being would always dream of having supernatural powers like those of the superheroes seen on television. Heroes have this power to shield themselves from harmful attacks and the ability to live for more than a hundred years, all the impossible things in this world, but the main reason why people would somehow wish to become a...
Separation of Power
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...Powers Democracies the world over are functioning on the principle of 'separation of powers' between the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary. Inbuilt 'checks and balances' in the system accord each branch of government powers to monitor the activities, as well as to limit the powers of the other two branches, either as general policy or in specific cases. This deters potential abuse of power and is intended to, "reduce opportunities for tyranny and to increase the general stability of the government" (Separation of Powers). In the present environment where the omnipresent threat of terrorism is driving domestic and foreign policy, more and more governments all over the world... Separation of Powers...
The Differences between State and Federal Power
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...power that infringed on states and people’s rights. Declaration of unnecessary wars or imposition of unnecessary taxes and abuse of power were areas that were of concern and warranted limitation of the power vested on the federal government. Power limitations of the state governments according to the constitution include prohibition of the states to make or enforce any law that denies any citizen of the United States their privileges or immunities. It provides that no state should deny any citizen of life, property or liberty without following due legal process (Currie, 2000... The Differences between and Federal Power The Differences between and Federal Power The constitution of the United States of...
Power Bases in Leadership
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...power as depicted by a toxic triangle consisting of destructive leaders with susceptible followers in abuse-conducive environments is a recipe for organizational failure (Padila, Hogan and Kaiser 176). For instance, the leadership within an organization may develop the habit of exploiting the workforce through the power vested in them. Poor pay, overworking and overt and covert forms of vertical violence among other actions from the leadership are manifestations of such abuse of power (Van Vugt... Module Power Bases in Leadership Contemporary complex organizations require proper leveraging of power in order to achieve organizational goals and objectives. As Bal et al. (5) argue, power is the ability to...
Dilemmas of Corporate Power in a Democratic Society
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...Power in a Democratic Society Democracy can simply be defined as the government of the people by the people and for the people. It is a system of government that is politically responsible for electing and replacing the leadership through fair and free elections. The citizens of a country are expected to fully participate in politics and civil life without abuse of their human rights. Democracy is also a rule of law whereby the laws and laid down procedures apply equally to each and every citizen (Spragens, 1990). The increasing average power for capital elites for both profit and not-for-profit organizations requires an evaluation of the relationship between group power... Dilemmas of Corporate...
Sexual abuse
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...abuse. Sexual abuse can also be a verbal matter. When some says sexually suggestive statements to anybody, whether to a child or another adult, and the other person disapproves or is offended by what was said, it constitutes as sexual abuse. Calling someone a derogatory name, especially those that specify a gender or a crude sexual suggestion, is called sexual harassment, which is also considered to be a type of sexual abuse. Calling a woman a ‘slut’, or even ‘babe’ in the wrong context, is sexual abuse because it implies unwanted sexual power over another. Child sexual abuse is “a form of child abuse in which a child is abused for the sexual gratification of an adult or older... ?Sexual Abuse Sexual...
Elder Abuse
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...abuse has a significant effect on the holistic well-being of the victim. Nurses have a major role to play in situations of elder abuse. Some research has been conducted in regard to the issue and it is evident that the problem will persist if nothing is done. The paper will discuss the issue of elder abuse in light of various factors. Elder Abuse Elder abuse entails older adults being abused or mistreated by non-family members who are not in the position of trust or power (Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 2011). The most commonly identified forms of elder abuse include physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional/psychological abuse, material... ? Elder Abuse al Affiliation Elder Abuse Introduction Elder abuse...
Power and Privilege Feelings of Exclusion
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...Power and Privilege - Feelings of Exclusion The questions of power and privilege, and both their independent as well as combined effect on those out-of-power and non-privileged (the out-group), have been researched in academia for decades. American history is replete with major societal incidents of the abuse of power or privilege by those who have it (the group), and the impact of suffering from such exclusion has been expressed in the personal stories, both published and unpublished, of millions. For the purposes of this paper, I will use the framework of authors Bender and Braveman to set forth both personal and structural vantage points from the perspective of an individual... YOUR FULL YOUR Power...
Relationship between violence and power.
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...abuse of power at individual and group level exists”(Stanko, 2002, p.92).The violence against the women community is more compared to the violence happening in this world against the male community. This is purely because of the more physical, psychological and emotional powers enjoyed by the male community over the female community. If a female possesses more physical power than a male, that male will never try to exploit that female sexually even if he gets a suitable opportunity. On the other hand, if the same female possesses less physical ability than the same male mentioned earlier, that person may try to exploit... ? Relationship between violence and power Introduction Power and violence are not...
Power and the shadow: the role of power in psychotherapy
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...abuse of power based in ideological, religious, or ontological biases that fail to understand... ? Power and the Shadow: The Role of Power in Psychotherapy Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction 2 Carl G. Jung - TheArchetype of the Shadow 3 Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig – The Problem of the “Power Shadow” 4 The Role of Power in Psychotherapy 6 Conclusion 7 Sources Cited 9 Introduction The psychoanalytic relationship between therapist and patient involves an acknowledged trust or belief in the benevolence of the treatment process that is similar to faith in religion. The social role of the psychotherapist, psychiatrist, and analyst is based upon the power or authority of the theoretical tradition...
Substance Abuse
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...power essential for changing their behavioral traits. In reality, drug addiction is a complicated state of health which encourages compulsive drug abuse in individuals. As a result, it becomes very difficult for users to give up the habit despite their aspiration to do so. This paper will evaluate various causes and implications of substance abuse specifically about the use of alcohol, prescribed drugs, and illegal drugs. Alcohol abuse To begin with, in American society, numerous beliefs persist regarding alcohol consumption. In the colonial era, the American community believed that alcohol was the “good gift of god” solely meant enjoyment. However, decades later, US... Substance Abuse: Alcohol,...
Child Abuse
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...abuse, the opposite situation can occur. The healthcare worker who comes from a dysfunctional family may never have been capable of dealing with the experience and pain. Encountering a situation of physical abuse of a child can be a direct cause of trauma for the healthcare worker who was disciplined in unfair ways (Hancock, 1997). Another factor, which the healthcare worker brings to the situation, is their own needs and these can be beneficial or detrimental for that healthcare worker as they work with clients. Some of our needs are contradictory such as the need for control and power... Child Abuse  Ginger Cotton R.N.  Duquesne Karen Halpern MSFN, RN  GPNG 500 Introduction to Forensic Nursing ...
Child Abuse
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...Abuse Conflicts arise when the interests and rights of people, particularly of children, do not coincide. More importantly, the study of issues on child abuse aims to ensure that their welfare is properly safeguarded against adults who apply power as a way to impose their actions and selfish interest on them. There are several forms of child abuse, to wit: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Physical abuse entails injuring the child or inflicting physical harm through punishment. Adults may or may not deliberately harm the child but the force of their actions hurt them physically. Most... Child Abuse All children are important. Promoting the well-being of children have been the...
Substance Abuse
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...power essential for changing their behavioral traits. In reality, drug addiction is a complicated state of health which encourages compulsive drug abuse in individuals. As a result, it becomes very difficult for users to give up the habit despite their aspiration to do so. This paper will evaluate various causes and implications of substance abuse specifically about the use of alcohol, prescribed drugs, and illegal drugs. Alcohol abuse To begin with, in American society, numerous beliefs persist regarding alcohol consumption. In the colonial era, the American community believed that alcohol was the “good gift of god” solely meant enjoyment. However, decades later, US... ? Substance Abuse: Alcohol,...
Power of Higher Authority in significant relevance to Antigone by Sophocles and Another Antigone by A.R Gurney.
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...abuse of power. This is clearly evident in the two plays in question. In the classic and modern versions of the mythic Antigone, tragedy strikes two different targets. In Sophocles it is Antigone who satisfies the Aristotelian conception of the tragic hero. For example, the tragic hero is someone who feels... ?How does power of Higher ity manifest in Antigone by Sophocles and Another Antigone by A.R.Gurney? Almost two and a half millennia separate the ancient Greek version of Antigone (attributed to Sophocles) and its modern adaptation written by A.R. Gurney. The classic version is part of Sophocles’ trilogy of Theban plays: Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone. The great Greek myth of...
CHild abuse
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...abuse or maltreatment constitutes all forms of physical and/or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity in the context of a relationship of responsibility, trust or power” (World Health Organization, 1999). Types of child abuse Different connotations may be attached with “child abuse” in different cultures and socio-economic background. There are majorly 4 types of child abuse inflicted upon children. The WHO defines them as: 1... Child Abuse Manmeet sidhu Academia-Research.com Child abuse refers to the intended, unintended and perceived...
Writing about the meanings of power and privilege
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...Power and Privilege – Feelings of Exclusion The questions of power and privilege, and both their independent as well as combined effect on those out-of-power and non-privileged (the out-group), have been researched in academia for decades. American history is replete with major societal incidents of the abuse of power or privilege by those who have it (the group), and the impact of suffering from such exclusion has been expressed in the personal stories, both published and unpublished, of millions. For the purposes of this paper, I will use the framework of authors Bender and Braveman to set forth both personal and structural vantage points from the perspective of an individual... YOUR FULL YOUR Power...
Should there be any specific limitations on the powers of the president?
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...Powers of the President? INTRODUCTION There has been a lot of debate recently and in the past concerning the limits of presidential powers and what American legislators can do to stem abuse of power by the president. Over the past 40 years, since the Nixon presidency, there has been renewed interest in presidential powers, potential abuses and how best to limit them, if possible. According to most scholars, Congress is the biggest and probably only obstacle between the president and abuse of power. In this paper, the writer will discuss the dynamics involved in presidential powers and argue whether there should be specific limits on presidential... Module Should there be any Specific Limitations on the...
Sexual Abuse
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...abuse cases that plagued the Catholic Church lead it to create an organization known as Bishopaccountability.org. This organization, which is also a website, enables the Church to follow up of any sexual cases internationally. Pope Benedict XVI, one of the most respectable figures in the Church has now the power to direct bishops to report any case of a sexual exploitation to the authorities, even if the common law does not require them to do so. Furthermore, he could impose any sort of penalty to any bishop or priest who either engages in an act of abuse, or fails to stop abuse in a case of being a witness. For decades, the Church has been bewildered and confused on how to approach... Vatican Church...
Physical and Psychological abuse on a child cause devasting and even fatal consequences
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...abuse actually is, how prevalent it is and what the long term effects are recent studies will be used to support information presented. Studies show that children who have been abused suffer long term affects, such as self doubt and self loathing as modes of survival. Child maltreatment or abuse is defined by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) as the abuse of power that might harm the childs health, survival, dignity, or development... Running head: AN ABUSED CHILD An Abused Child and the Mechanisms Adapted to Cope Tanz E. Robertson Western Governors Children are abused in many ways and for many reasons. The perpetrators of that abuse are most often those in trusted...
Undercover Police Work
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...abuse of power and there might be times when unaccountability in such an area may lead to impractical situations, thereby defeating the aim and purpose of such an act... Undercover Police Work Undercover police officers and covert operations is a growing phenomenon which has evolved over a number of years or decades to be precise. Such activities have been criticized often by citing the unethical means used by the police officers. Examples of such activities include introduction of drugs into prison or perjury being committed. Such illegal activities, if looked into from a practical point of view, have led to success in creating law and order to a huge extent. However, such a practice can clearly led to...
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