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The issue has exhibited its potential to compromise the quality of education, a factor that places emphasis on the need to understand the real causes of such violence.
Parents and school administrators have embarked on a blame game concerning the issue. However, there is a need for a more rational view which should establish why the perpetrators of such violence in school choose to do so. Notably, the majority of the teenagers perpetrating violence are between the ages of 12 and 18 placing them in the category of adolescents. Previous research has sought to highlight some of the leading factors that may motivate students to involve themselves in violent acts. However, none of the previous researches have been conclusive regarding the issue. In a bid to establish the causes of violence perpetrated by students in school, a mixed methodology research will be carried out.
In the United States, violence in school has been reported since 1927. However, the 1980s registered an increased prevalence of school shootings and other forms of violence perpetrated within the school. In the 1990s, such cases became more popular and their effects became more widespread. According to statistics, about 200 cases of violence in schools have been reported in the United States. In this country, there is an ever increasing fear of future occurrences of violence perpetrated by students. The type of violence in question denotes school shootings, rape cases, bullying, stabs, and other cases of minor violence. Although the media has been blamed for exaggerating the seriousness of the issue, there is no doubt that violence in schools needs real solutions. In order to define effective strategies of intervention, there is a salient need to understand the root causes of the problem (Barnes, Brynard, & de Wet, 2012).
Previous researches have indicated that a considerable percentage of students admit to experiencing a form of violence in school.
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Health sectors are cognizant of the dangers of IPV and they indeed note that it is a major threat to women and children’s health. IPV concerns have recently heightened with the realization that IPV is also prevalent during pregnancy. Research has shown that approximate cases of IPV during pregnancy range between1% to 20%.
Whether biological and genetic factors are responsible for the violent behavior of an individual, or it is the environmental or evolutionary influence that makes one perform violent acts, has always been a hot debate. Violence and the adoption of violent behavior, in general, are attributed to many causes and events that happen in one’s life.
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This research proposal uses a few respective researches by ScienceDaily journal, Zisman and Gerbner psychologists. Majority of researchers consider violent computer games to be among the top causes of aggressive behavior and violence in real life, yet this research proposal also assumes that computer violence does not really causes violent behavior in real life.
The implication of this study is that by being able to identify common precipitators from the samples, we will be able to deter domestic violence in its early stages. The information can be used for prevention of
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Many policy makers in the respective countries are thus, disturbed by an urgent need to establish and implement working models upon which income
e, 2000).Intimate partner violence includes physical injury or threats of physical injury, psychological abuse, control of behavior and contacts, progressive isolation, intimidation (Chamberlain & Levenson, 2010). Among the risk factors of domestic violence psychologists