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What is the Meaning & Definition of vandalism

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The concept of vandalism is a concept that has to do with the coexistence in society and which applies to designate those acts of extreme violence involving attacks especially against furniture or real estate which may be itself or not. The idea of vandalism comes from that barbaric group that pressed against the Roman Empire into its borders through violence, creating together with other barbaric groups, Roman fall and the beginning of the middle ages. Vandalism is a very common phenomenon especially in big cities and especially in the public sphere as it becomes visible through the damage, breakage or destruction of items such as posters, traffic lights, stained-glass windows as well as graffiti and other forms of aggression to other properties.
Whenever used, the concept of vandalism is equipped with a negative charge that has to do with illegal or unlawful acts that threaten private property and which can also generate many damages to third parties, not only economic but emotional and psychic depending on the type of violence that is exercised. Vandalism is usually carried out by anonymous people who act so covert and that such acts of violence and destruction are to be punished by the different regional laws.
As stated at the beginning, vandalism is a social phenomenon as it puts at risk the peaceful coexistence within a community. This is especially clear when people threaten public spaces that are free to use for anyone and whose damage can represent major changes. Vandalism is also a phenomenon that is encouraged and favored by the masses of people enardecidas, uncontrolled and angry because the anonymity and the presence of peers who act just pushes the individual to try to get lost in the crowd to act so irrational and violent.

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