SOCIAL ILLS: INCEST For this assessment, our group was assigned for a topic on one of social ills. In Malaysia, incest now rampant and sadly, this disgusting taboo is almost entirely involved the Malay. Incest is a sexual activity between two people who are closely related in a family, for example a brother and a sister or a father and a daughter. Our group has discussed thoroughly the topic and discovered the contributing factors, effects, and last but not least is conclusion that we can make from this topic. As for my part, I emphasized on the contributing factors of incest. There are several aspects contribute to the increasing cases of incest especially in Malaysia. For the victims who being raped several times, it was claimed that the victims keep things silent before lodging a report. When asked, the victim said that when she reported to her mother of being raped, the mother refused to believe and asked to not tell others. It was said that the mother was trying to protect the son and also claimed that it was embarrassing to let others know. Apart from that, lack of supervision from the parents also caused incest. This commonly happens to a family which both parents are busy working and hardly be at home. The parents usually asked the brother to assist in caretaking and put the trust on the older brother to look after his younger sister. As the parents put too much trust on the brother, he wouldn’t hesitate to sexually abuse his sister because he knew that the parents wouldn’t believe if the sister tells their parents. This situation leads the victims to keep
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This article is about the variable social/legal/religious/cultural infraction of sexual relations with close kin. For the biological act of reproducing with close kin, see inbreeding. For the descriptive term for blood-related kin, see consanguinity.
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Contributing Factors for the American Revolution
Contributing Factors for the American Revolution
Although there were many factors for the American Revolution, one of the main factor is the idea of taxation without representation. The taxes levied on the colonies were considered excessive and unfair, in part because the colonist had no say in the matter. Examples of this grievance in particular are shown in the following documents: Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress, Letters….
Incest is a word that is often misunderstood but universally considered taboo. While incest is listed as a criminal offense, many health care professionals have no clear idea of what constitutes incest or some incestuous acts are reportable by law. There are endless academic writings on the subject, yet may confuse rather than clarify because of lack of adequate definitions. Incest may be considered one of the only universal taboos, however, there is no uniformity as to which degrees are involved….
J Fam Viol (2009) 24:531–537 DOI 10.1007/s10896-009-9251-6
Sibling Incest: A Model for Group Practice with Adult Female Victims of Brother–Sister Incest
Kacie M. Thompson
Published online: 5 June 2009 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2009
Abstract Working with groups of people who have been sexually abused introduces mutual experiential themes into the process that can be beneficial and meaningful. This paper discusses brother–sister incestuous sexual abuse with….
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AMONG GRADUATES.
CARRINE .A. NANDWA
Each year numerous graduates emerge and start the search for jobs with little or no success. This project will study some of the factors leading to unemployment among graduates despite being educated and competently qualified to work in their area of study. Some of the factors to be considered are gender, experience, graduate success among others.
The data for this research will be mainly primary data,….
Factors Contributing to Racial Health Disparities
October 20, 2012
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Despite controlling for social economic status and education, which is one of the biggest indicators of how healthy a person may be, it still seems as though most minorities are relatively less healthy than their white counter-parts. This means that there must be other factors affecting the health of our nations minority races. This paper explores what some of these contributing factors are and how they….
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Incest is a problem that exists across the world, regardless of one’s economic, ethnic, cultural, or educational background. While some groups may be more vulnerable to it, many individuals face this problem in their lives. More than one would like to think. Because of the struggles and consequences that these survivors of incest face before they seek help and after, it is important for one to be able to recognize these individuals and be aware of the resources that are available to them. As I am….
incestuous because it would be a breach of the marriage prohibitions to marry them. I would hold that the incest taboo can only be understood by reference to the marriage prohibitions, and that these prohibitions must be viewed in the light of their function in the Nuer kinship system and in their whole social structure." Putting exogamy before the incest taboo led to the remarkable conclusion that the incest taboo is the means by which human beings transcended their animal nature.….
Background of the Study
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Marriage is a special contract of permanent union between a man and a woman entered into accordance with law for the establishment of conjugal and family life….