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Number Of People Crime And Violence
1,753 wordsPoverty: The condition of having insufficient resources or income. In its most extreme form, poverty is the lack of basic human needs (nutritious food, clothing, housing, clean water, and health services). Poverty can cause terrible suffering and possibly even death. Depending somewhat on where you live, depends on how severe the poverty you face may be. In many developing areas such as Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, they suffer from severe malnutrition, disease outbreaks, fami...
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Growing Problem Of Street Gangs In Canada
1,288 wordsIt is a scenario of nightmarish quality. An unsuspecting innocent individual has taken a short cut to get home late at night and is confronted by a group of individuals on a back street. However, this is no ordinary group of young men and women. This group is what is commonly called a street gang. Usually associated with poorer urban areas of the United States, street gangs have made a huge impact in Canadian Cities. Known for criminal acts such as robbery, assault and even murder, street gangs ...
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World Capitalism And Third Urbanization
1,327 wordsUrbanization has been a leading characteristic of the development of the Third World in the Twentieth Century. As developing countries entered the international economic stage, and as they industrialized, urban populations and areas began to increase and develop. Bryan Roberts' article, "Urbanization, Migration and Development" examines Third World urbanization, and explains how it relates to the new international economic order. Roberts discusses the Third World's experience with import substit...
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Infected With Hiv Living With Hiv
1,769 words... st most young men had sex with women of their own age or younger, over 28 % of young girls said they has sex with older men. As a result, HIV rates are five times higher in girls than boys aged 15 - 19 in Trinidad and Tobago, and at one surveillance centre for pregnant women in Jamaica, girls in their late teens had almost twice the prevalence rate of older women. AIDS is now high on the agendas of many governments in this region, as they are beginning to notice the significant impact of the...
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Mickey Mouse Nineteenth Century
961 wordsAnyone in the least bit familiar with the British press will recognise that Americanisation remains a modern preoccupation, whether for good or ill. Few stop to address the many and varied, indeed multifarious and often incompatible ways, in which the seemingly self-defining term is used. Is it merely a term to describe a creeping modernisation rooted in the American experience? Is it a way of describing the overt exporting of American agendas, whether geo-political or cultural? Or is it the way...
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Juvenile Justice System Juvenile Delinquency
2,206 wordsJuvenile Delinquency and Status Offenses in Girls: Prevention and Intervention Introduction Much attention has been given to the issue of male juvenile delinquency, while delinquency in girls is often underestimated. In fact, female juvenile offenders display an understudied and often misunderstood population within the juvenile justice system (Peters 76). The juvenile justice system that traditionally has examined the anti-social delinquent behavior in males has been recently challenged with th...
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Ozone Layer Atmosphere
407 wordsCould an exploding star have been responsible for the death of the dinosaurs? This idea has become popular again as an explanation for the disappearance of the dinosaurs. An exploding star can blast material enormous distances into space. If this material reached Earth? s atmosphere, changes may have occurred that were harmful to life. We call an exploding star a supernova. Nova is the Latin word for new, and in ancient times, when an exploding star was observed, people often thought a new star ...
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Federal And State Electric Utility
1,366 wordsElectricity is the principal force that powers modern society. It lights buildings and streets, runs computers and telephones, drives trains and subways, and operates all variety of motors and machines. Yet most people, despite their great dependence on electrical power, hardly give it a thought. They flip a switch, turn a key, or pick up a phone and expect the power to be there without fail. The almost-century old structure of the American electric utility industry is in need of change. Almost ...
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Suicide Attempts Suicidal Thoughts
549 wordsCommunity and School Support for Gay Youth Many gay and lesbian youths are fortunate to have families that are supportive. Some are fortunate to go to high schools that have gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender groups that met on the premises. Some schools make outstanding efforts to be safe places, both physically and emotionally. But this is some, not all? and certainly not most. Most efforts to organize for teen gays are met with disdain in communities and schools. Efforts are often rallied...
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Aggregate Supply Curve Aggregate Demand
1,359 wordsWhat are the social costs of unemployment? Can unemployment ever be completely cured? Unemployment is what occurs when a person is seeking employment while lacking a job. It occurs all over the world, in every economy and government. It has various effects which affect and lives. Unemployment itself can be broken down into four main different types. Firstly there is frictional unemployment which is always present in a economy. It is a short duration unemployment. It is caused by many workers who...
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