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Theories of aggression and violence: Explaining why people become aggressive or violent

3 pages | 640 words

This essay looks at the various theories behind why people may become aggressive or violent, with a focus on youths. It also discusses some of the contributing factors to aggression and violence among youths, such as easy access to handguns and drugs, and being part of a gang. Finally, it offers some possible solutions for preventing aggression and violence.

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School Shootings: Causes and Prevention

2 pages | 540 words

This essay looks at the possible causes of school shootings, including bullying, the influence of violent media, and the lack of a paternal figure in the home. It also discusses the case of Barry Loukaitis, a 14-year-old student who shot and killed his algebra teacher and two classmates in 1996.

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