In many divorce cases children are involved. Almost all divorcing parents try to keep the children out of it, but it is nearly impossible to avoid involving the children. Divorce greatly increases many types of bad effects on the children involved in the divorce, including psychological problems, juvenile delinquency, suicide, undereducation, and teenage pregnancies. Problems arise from conflict during and after divorce more than from conflict during the marriage. There is an increased incidence of emotional and physical damage even if the divorce is low-conflict.
(The Sports Industry’s war on Athletes By: Peter S. Finley and Laura L. Finley) There are also younger faster kids moving up the ranks that want to unseat them and take over. It is the circle of life for any athlete. In society today, doping is starting at a very young age. High school students are taking steroids to gain an upper hand on their competition to get the scouts to come look at them and not their rivals. College tuition is very high and for most student athletes the money is hard to come by in these economic times of struggle.
Even academic institutions are known for their sports. The problem, however, with the popularity of sports in society today, is that every individual is watching. Actions in sports, especially the negative ones, never go unnoticed. Presently there have been several incidents of discrimination and racism in professional sports. Most recognized, however, is racism against black people and Latinos?
Rape has affected many cultures and women’s life that we cannot imagine. In E.J. Graff’s article, he puts makes a lot of points that we should think about and change about our world. What exactly is rape? For men, it is simply a means to enjoy women’s bodies.
1 Essay 3- Topic #4 Violence and Competition are Everywhere Whether it be through news stations, videogames, TV shows, movies, or sports, Americans are constantly being exposed to violence. Especially in sports, not only is there often verbal violence among the fans, but there’s even physical violence when it comes to the competitive aspect between the players themselves. For this reason, the youth anxious to become part of a team have been converted into spectators rather than participators. Author Michael Kinahan’s satirical email entitled “Losing is for Losers,” discusses this topic of violence and competition and has the reader believe that America is noncompetitive because competition often involves violence. Chris Jones’ essay “In Defense of the Fistfight,” also revolves around the topics violence and competition, but takes a different perspective.
As I read this article, sports have major impact on larger group of society and professional which in the long run it affects, every stage of life. The study of human sports goes back generation, even as late as the 19 century when the upper class society had more power of persuasion. (Young, 2010). Even as I look in history, there has always been a struggle with power, race, culture and money (Young, 2010).In this article it talk about how women went from voting to a major players in sports, when I was growing up in my early years, they did not have women sports as a weapon to make money or bride about in my small town, compare to this generation it is nationwide. This article let you know that a sport sociologist has a hard job to do and he has to cover the good aspect of the game as well as the bad (Young, 2010).
And, the younger we are the more easily we are affected by the actions of others, so when are we most affected by athlete’s actions? It’s when we’re young, when we all dream of being a famous professional athlete at any sport. This means unfortunately for athletes, their actions are even more influence. Of course we have to be fair in how we judge, and what responsibility levels we demand. Nick D’Arcy and Kenrick Monk recently attracted controversy with photos on Facebook of them posing in a gun store.
Abstract Gender is a major determinant of health globally. It is the physiological and social difference between males and females that influences their health and general well being. Domestic violence affects many thousands of women each year. It has disastrous effects on women of all ages which lead to mental illness and serious injury. Prostate cancer affects many men each year.
Throughout sports history, cheating has existed in every sport in some way, shape, or form, which has caused whatever sport it is to become damaged, sometimes permanently. There are many different ways to cheat in sports, such as fixing games, placing bets on teams, lying about your age, and the biggest one of them all, taking performance enhancing substances. Sports such as baseball, track and field, weightlifting, and cycling have all had major problems with performance enhancing substances in recent years. This has caused all of these sports to all face major criticism from fans and the media. Even athletes that are clean in sports such as Lance Armstrong, Usain Bolt, and Michael Phelps have all been faced with criticism, as these athletes are accused by some of taking these performance enhancing substances, even though none of them have ever tested positive for these substances, and also tell people that they would never put these drugs into their bodies.
The increase in violent crime by youth is an alarming trend that has many contributing factors. An environment where violence is fed to our youth daily from all avenues including, home, school, and the media can only reinforce the concept of violence as the answer to our problems. Who has the answer for such dramatic damage in our society? Experts who have studied youthful offenders state that most of them grew up in broken and abusive families marked by drugs and alcohol, violence and mental illness. Abuse at such an early age can lead to aggression and violence (The New York Times, 2000).