Research Paper

3914 Words Aug 11th, 2010 16 Pages
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHEASTERN PHILIPPINES
Bo. Obrero St., Davao City
2008-2009

Thesis Statement:
“Vandalism is an act which causes defacement in the surroundings and a crass erection of an eyesore.”

In Partial Fulfillment of
The Activity in English 2
Writing in Discipline

Submitted to:

Fe Aileen S. Paul

Submitted by:

Esrely Evangelista
Laianne Formentera
Joel Daniel Dedoroy
Kurtney Ceñal
Lyka Mae Coronas

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter I Introduction……………………………………………………………… Background of the Study……………………………………………… Problem Statement……………………………………………………… Scope and Limitation…………………………………………………… Theoretical/Conceptual Framework………………………………… Definition……………………………………………………………………
Chapter II Review of Related Literature…………………………………………
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Studies indicate that from ten to twenty percent of all rural households are annually victimized by vandalism. Also, research shows that vandalism is increasing in contemporary rural society.

Statement of the Problem

“Graffiti locations are often characterized by the absence of anyone with direct responsibility for the area. This includes public areas, schools, vacant buildings, and buildings with absentee landlords.Offenders also target locations with poor lighting and little oversight by police or security personnel.”1 This statement can be easily applied to the larger aspect of graffiti, which is vandalism. Disorder (often manifesting as criminal mischief or “vandalism”) has been shown as a direct link to a diminished sense of safety as well as the commission of more serious crimes. Disorder is symptomatic of a number of underlying social issues that result in the breakdown of informal and formal social controls. For that reason, it is difficult to deal with disorder without a “big picture” perspective. In a campus in which graffiti or vandalism exist, it became a big problem of the faculty and the higher officers of the campus. They did some remedy regarding the existence of the vandalism in which being implemented but it was still not followed. Their were still who were violating rules and keep on vandalizing everywhere especially at the walls of the comfort room and also in

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