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Unformatted text preview: Daniel McAree ANP 220 3/2/10 Structural Violence I would define structural violence as a form of violence rooted in a social structure that inhibits people from equality with others. Examples of structural violence are seen in schools, government institutions, and workplaces. In my life, I cannot think of any ways in particular that I have been a victim of structural violence, but I am also a white male so I usually am not the target for it. However, I have noticed many instances of structural violence in the lives of those around me. For example, my sister has learning disabilities so she needs extra attention to learn concepts in school. We both attended the same grade school, Our Lady of Victory. However, some of my sister’s teachers would not put in any extra effort with her to help educate her. Instead, some of the teachers would say they thought she just probably was not putting in enough effort if she was not doing well academically, completely disregarding her obvious learning...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ANP 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '10