Child Abuse and Bullying

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Essay #: 059088
Total text length is 8,625 characters (approximately 5.9 pages).

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The beginning:
Child Abuse and Bullying
Child abuse is far from what occurs in gothic novels or Oliver Twist-like encounters with the underside of society. In fact, child abuse goes beyond physical abuse such as spankings or food deprivation. It extends to sexual abuse, bullying, racial epithets in person and on the internet and even
texting
on cell phones.
Recent reported numbers of abuse are staggering. “Estimates have revealed that nearly 3.6 million cases of child abuse and neglect are reported annually in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau (NCANDS), more than 700,000 of these were found to be severe in nature, with nearly 2,000 cases resulting in fatalities in 2007 alone” (Palaszinski...
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