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A Greater Intelligence Revealed in Dwellings - A Greater Intelligence Revealed in Dwellings Linda Hogan writes in her preface to Dwellings that "there is a terrestrial intelligence that lies beyond our human knowing and grasping." This is the main point that is constantly reiterated throughout the book, and this is the point that makes the book so important. The trouble with the earth today is that humans have become too smart; so smart that they question everything they once took for granted, and being unable to explain it, discount it as unreal....   [tags: Dwellings Essays] 934 words
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Pueblo Dwellings: Anasazi People and Culture - Introduction When researching Pueblo dwellings and the Anasazi people "Anasazi meaning ancient ones in the Navajo language"(Lynnd2012). Information retaining to the culture and how permanent dwellings did not start until the Anasazi started growing their food. Prior to agriculture, all food was product of hunting and gathering, this made moving across the country more frequent to be able to gather enough food. Once they started to farm and cultivate they stated building the first sets of housing which consisted of holes in the grounds and only later would they build on top of the holes with stone and mortar, this didn't happen till around 750AD and was a means for storage....   [tags: Native American Culture]
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Jane Eyre: How People and Dwellings Changed her Persona - The situations in which one is raised in effects a person’s personality and decision for the rest of their lives. Positive qualities such as wealth and an uplifting atmosphere will characteristically create successful humans that lead happy lives. Contrarily, if someone is raised in an abusive family often the individual will be bitter and emotionally scared. In the novel Jane Eyre, her life is set in mostly oppressive dwellings. Starting with Gateshead, Jane’s physically and verbally abusive family members were the foundation for her hatred and rebellion towards oppressive authority....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte novel analysis] 2044 words
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Dwellings: The Living World - The earth is made of every single molecule in the air, every breath an animal takes, every wind that blows, every rain drop that falls, every leaf that falls from a tree. In today's world, many people take advantage of Mother Nature, and give no respect to wilderness and earth. Oil mills are constructed and land is torn apart to make more room for the industrial, modern world. Many humans have forgotten about the beauties of nature, and are not concerned by the fact that Mother Nature is slowly dying....   [tags: American Literature] 1124 words
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The Movement in Crossing and Dwelling - Religion is sometimes looked at from one aspect and is often challenging to describe when one is asked to. In Crossing and Dwelling by Thomas Tweed, he describes religion not only from one aspect but from multiple viewpoints. He also does so in terms of movement, relation, and position through which he uses gets across some of the main ideas of his novel. His definition of religions which are “confluences of organic-cultural flows that intensify joy and confront suffering by drawing on human and suprahuman forces to make homes and cross boundaries” was constituted from his encounter with the Cubans in Miami....   [tags: religion, thomas tweed, cuba] 706 words
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Building Of Dwelling Houses In Estonia - Building of Dwelling Houses in Estonia Not wanting to analyze the building of dwelling houses in Estonia inefficiently and seemingly scientifically (where would I have got competent statistics from), I simply try to express the thoughts which are connected with that topics somehow and have come into my mind. What kind of “scientific” analysis it could be or who should make it, if even the architectural critics seem not to manage with the simplest things. That reminds me an article in the EE some time ago about a Finnish lady (naturally in Finland) completing or taking her doctor's degree....   [tags: essays research papers] 1100 words
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Desert Dwelling Species: Yucca Plants and Their Moths - ... The male moths have not developed the prehensile tentacles and appear to be useful only for reproductive purposes. The curious thing about this symbiotic relationship is that the moths have an underdeveloped haustellum. While the majority butterflies and moths have a well develop sucking proboscis and gut for ingesting nectar from various plants, Proxidae have neither (Powell, 12). Once fully matured, they do not eat causing a relatively short life as mature moths of 2-4 days. This is not to say that there is no feeding during their entire lifecycle....   [tags: butterflies, pollinators] 818 words
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The Church of the Trinity - ... The Corinthians would have never behaved the way they did if they had a higher view of the church and what it stood for and a lesser view of the leaders. Paul outlines three visions of the church “each of which has important implications” (p82). The first metaphor is agricultural: God’s field (v9) 9 For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building. To lay the groundwork for this metaphor it’s vital to understand verse 4 For when one says, “I follow Paul,” and another, “I follow Apollos,” are you not mere human beings....   [tags: corrinthians, God, dwelling place] 890 words
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The Dollie Dwelling - ... All the people, there were four of them, turned to face me. One of them, with wavy black hair and a frilly red dress, spoke up. “Who are you?. And what do you want here. I’ll have you know that I am Mistral Papillon, world-renowned explorer,” she said, in a striking, cold manner. I looked at them and smiled lightly. “Um… sorry to disturb you. You were just in my closet in a bottle. I hate to break it to you, but you’re just tiny little dolls in a tiny little house in a bottle,” I told Mistral Papillon calmly....   [tags: personal narrative] 583 words
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The Housing Affordability Index - The Housing Topic Paper: The Housing Topic Paper mainly sets out the objectivity to assess our island’s housing requirements for a durational period of twenty years. The Housing Structure Plan outlines the responsibilities of the planning systems in Malta, to ensure housing quality with minimal impact to the Maltese natural environment. According to MEPA’s Final Draft (2002), housing serves as one of Malta’s significant land uses, since it is a basic human need and also, the government needs to ensure that decent housing is provided to every citizen....   [tags: traffic and noise, housing quality]
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Underwater Archaeology - For over one hundred and fifty years inquiries and research projects, some more beneficial than others, have been made into the preserved remains of lake dwellings found across Europe. The unique discoveries of pile dwellings in Lake Zurich in 1854 ignited the frantic search for more prehistoric sites, attracting interest from antiquarians seeking to better our understanding of the past (Menotti, 2004). Hundreds of new sites were found and the works of early archaeologists like Munro and Keller provided a written record for the future....   [tags: Archeology ]
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Comparing Demographic Characteristics between Teneriffe and Hawthorne in Brisbane, Australia - In Australia, different residents live in various types of dwellings. This essay will mainly talk about the demographic characteristics which collect from census data and make comparisons to the housing characteristics to explore the relationships with them. The suburbs that have been chosen are Teneriffe and Hawthorne in Brisbane, which the maps have been shown below (the first one is Hawthorne and the second one is Teneriffe), and the reason for choosing these two areas are, they are two suburbs that close to each other....   [tags: real estate analysis]
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Changes due to Urban Renewal in Pyrmont-Ultimo - In 1900, Pyrmont was an important port and industrial area, with a population of almost 30 000 people. There was a wide range of industries and services present including wharves, dockyards, warehouses, abattoirs, wool stores, railway yards and even an incinerator for the disposal of Sydney’s waste. It was deemed a working-class suburb with a predominantly Irish/Catholic population. As the income for Pyrmont was only modest, semi-detached cottages were the most common type of housing present. In the 1960’s however, Pyrmont-Ultimo was deteriorating at a fast rate and became an unfortunate example of urban decay....   [tags: port, industrial area, urban decay, Australia] 1105 words
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Analyzing Early Mesopotamian Civilization - When analyzing ancient civilization and how it began, there are many elements and aspects that should be considered. Questions such as how did civilization begin. What lead to its creation. Where did it begin, and why in that particular location. Many of these questions can be examined and answered by researching what many believe is the world’s earliest civilization, Mesopotamia. It is widely believed that this region was chosen and supported one of the world’s first civilizations. This area was settled over 10,000 years ago by a group of people known as the Sumerians (Cunningham & Reich, 2010)....   [tags: Ancient Civilizations ]
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Ancestral Puebloans: The Southwest American Indians - Ancestral Puebloans: The Southwest American Indians "Man corn", warfare and atlatls were not the only interesting aspects of the Anasazi culture. The history and lifestyles of the Ancestral Puebloans may have contributed to their mysterious disappearance. Their societies were more complex than most humans realize. The Anasazi, or to be politically correct, the Ancestral Puebloans, traveled to the Southwest from Mexico around 100 A.D. (Southwest Indian Relief Council, 2001). The word "Anasazi" originated from the Navajo word that translates to "ancestral enemies." The name was changed from Anasazi to Ancestral Puebloans so that their ancestors today do not take offense to the history of the...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Christianization among Native Americans - Wrong actions can affect your surroundings negatively, and can clearly have profound effects on people, animals, or nature. One of the examples that have led to the destruction of culture and nature is colonization. Colonization is the mistreatment of a weak country by a powerful country, moving their people into the territory of interest, and exercising power to rule over the people, and the land. Some of the colonization that took place ended up eradicating people’s spiritual and religious beliefs and replacing it with theirs....   [tags: American History]
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A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians - A Southwestern Indian Culture Among Us Today: The Hopi Indians Did you know that the Ancient Indian people of the Southwestern United States have dated back to the year 10,000 BC. First appearing toward the end of the last Ice Age, they were the first “Americans.” (Noble, 1998) When Christopher Columbus arrived in the America’s in 1492 and seeing the people of this land for the first time, he thought that he had landed in India, thus giving them the name “Indians.” (Noble, 1998) However, he was nowhere near India, or that region of the world....   [tags: Hopi Indians southwestern united states] 1993 words
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Identifying a Target Market - Introduction This report will provide a market target analysis of Hanndia Pest Control Service Pty Ltd. Hanndia Pest Control Services, specialise in working with real estate agencies to manage white ant infestation of rental properties, by applying an environmentally friendly fumigation barrier. The main office is located in the Brisbane City council suburb of Calamvale, South Eastern Queensland, with a total of 20 employees. This includes the manager, field officers and administrative support. The purpose of this report is to identify the market target for Hanndia Pest Control Services....   [tags: Business Analysis Market] 1764 words
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Building and Construction Regulations - Building Regulations Part A: Structural Safety Part B: Fire Safety...   [tags: safety, resistance, ventilation] 549 words
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Overview of Jerry D. Moore's The Prehistory of Home - “Various animals build shelters but only humans built homes. (Pg. 1)” The word home evokes so many emotions and mental image of past and future. At the end of the day there is no greater comfort then going home. Yet in our daily hustle and bustle and hectic schedule we seldom take time to appreciate the most age old technology that keep us safe and provide comfort. From the basic shelter and cave dwelling of the earliest humans to the modern concrete jungle of the present, humans have move past the simple shelter....   [tags: home, gated communities]
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Symbolism in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and Beach Glass, by Amy Clampitt - The literary device of symbolism appears in a vast amount of stories and novels. When everyday words actually mean something completely different, it exemplifies the meaning of the word symbolism. Symbolism usually takes a keen understanding of the work and how the author views the particular work. Symbolism presents itself in the novel Life of Pi: A Novel in copious amounts. Yann Martel placed many words with different meanings well and throughout Life of Pi: A Novel. The short story “Beach Glass”, by Amy Clampitt also obtains a lot of symbolism and these symbols compare akin and contrary to the representations found within the story Life of Pi: A Novel....   [tags: compare contrast essay] 1264 words
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Correlation Between Home Ownership and Health - A study regarding neighborhood characteristics in Chicago found that residential stability may probably increase the probability of poor health among residents while living in low levels of wealth neighborhoods (Browning et al., 2003). In another study of homeowners with an array of physical and mental health problems, a significant number indicated that as their diseases or disabilities progressed, the added stress of repairing and maintaining a home, as well as keeping up with mortgage payments, outweighed the benefits of ownership, and in some cases resulted in hazardous housing situations and worsening health (Smith et al....   [tags: residence, mortgage, foreclosure] 1259 words
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Taking a Look at Garden Cities - ... The first practice work of Garden cities concept is Letchworth, a city in built in 1903, located in Hertfordshire of UK. Following the ideals of Ebenezer Howard, it set a unique example of planned development and innovative housing design. After Letchworth, Howard established Welwyn Garden City in 1920 and since then the garden city movement has been hugely influential in the UK and around the world. Discussion It is undeniable that Howard' Garden city did bring numerous positive ideas on designing sustainable cities....   [tags: sustainable urban planning] 1884 words
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Importance of Redevelopment - ... The idea of greenbelt within the UK dates back to the 1930’s when the Greater London Regional Planning Committee proposed the Metropolitan Green Belt around London. However it was not until 1947 when the Town And Country Planning Act allowed Local Authorities to include Greenbelts into their town plans (Politics-Greenbelt March 2011). Even with this enabling act the first green belts outside of the capital weren’t designated until the 1955 when an historic circular invited Local Planning Authorities to consider the establishment of Greenbelts (Planning Policy Guidance 2: Greenbelts 1995)....   [tags: brownsfield sites, previously developed land] 1128 words
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Rhetorical Analysis of Colin Fletcher's The Man Who Walked through Time - The story, The Man Who Walked through Time, by Colin Fletcher, is depicting a situation where he takes over the role of a non-existent Indian. Fletcher is trying to experience things the same way the Indian man used to. Fletcher lets the audience see this by using rhetorical devices such as word choice, tone, and descriptive examples. In Fletcher s style of writing he sometimes makes the reader think that he is actually experiences some of the same things that the Indian experienced. Fletcher, at first makes the reader believe that he actually lives in the dwelling....   [tags: The Man Who Walked through Time] 598 words
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Real Estate Investment Strategy - In order to get the best return on investment for a distressed real estate purchase one must consider many factors. These details include but are not limited to, the current and future state of the housing market for a given area, the cost of construction and related services, the median rental, lease or sale prices, the property taxes, the title cost and insurance, as well as any legal implications of the purchase and subsequent sale, lease or rental. Most importantly one must pose the question, “What is it that I hope to achieve from investing in a distressed property?” Provided the sum of $150,000 I would choose to invest in the Las Vegas housing market, because it is where I currently r...   [tags: Property Search, Costs] 751 words
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How Far Does the Concept of a Green Belt Have Continuing Relevance in the 21st Century? - ntroduction Definitions, Purposes & History of Green Belt Green belt or greenbelt is defined as an area that is reserved for undeveloped or agricultural land to protect the urban areas of large cities. It is an essential element of national planning policy to control the development of urban areas. Green belt is usually laid out in Local Plan by local planning authorities (Green Belt UK Politics, 2009). Green belt have a series of significant purposes or functions for improving the life quality of humans....   [tags: agriculture, urban, plan]
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China and the World Suffer from the Use of Nonrenewable Resources, - ... These solutions include passing laws to control cars without gas efficiency, and to ban stolen cars off the streets. Also, controlling discharge from industrial plants and dust caused by construction. Because Albania is a growing country, the urban population makes up 55% of the country’s population, and still growing. This is due to migrations and settlements of citizens and immigrants to the city. The urban areas in the city were not prepared to receive these migrants, and the need for dwellings caused massive abusive, and even illegal construction....   [tags: fossil fuels, pollution, albania] 870 words
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The Wealth of a Country and Education - The connections among wealth and poverty, housing and education and war and crime are apparent when looking at the data provided from the Atlas of the Real World. The wealth of a country is a key factor in the success of the education system. If a country can afford to maintain and develop their education system, the people will benefit. It is crucial to understand the general statistics of each: wealth and poverty; housing and education; and war and crime before analyzing how each connects with the other....   [tags: Education ]
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The Life and Literature of Willa Cather - “The great characters in literature are born out of love, often out of some beautiful experience of the writer” (Brown 1). A number of novelists draw much of their inspiration for writing from stories they hear, places they have lived and visited, their childhood, and people they know and hear of in their lives. Willa Cather is no exception. The setting and places in Cather’s novels are derived from her travels, and where she lived. Cather’s earliest life experiences were also integrated into her writing....   [tags: Authors]
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What Our Homes Tell Us - What Our Homes Tell Us Our nation was built on ideals of freedom and prosperity for those settlers who wished to journey to a new land. Part of that prosperity was in preparing a home for themselves and their families. Homes tell rich stories about society and the values and principles within that society. The hovel-to-house home patterns that exist in the early stages of our historical development show the regional and social differences between the people settling the America's. In studying the housing of our ancestors we can discover what types of resources were available at the time, the priorities of the time, family make-ups, permanence of people, and what type of skilled workers we...   [tags: Papers] 602 words
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Rousseau and Marx: Property and Inequality - Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Karl Marx both had the similar notion that property was the root of inequality, even though they both lived in different eras. Rousseau, who lived during the 18th century, was a staunch proponent of the idea that property gave rise to inequality, due to its unequal distribution. Similarly, Marx, who lived during the 19th century, contended that property gave rise to inequality because it created a class conflict between that of the upper class bourgeoisie, and the working class proletariat....   [tags: amour propre, private property, bourgeoisie]
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The Impact of Migration on Families - CHAPTER V SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION Structure: • Migration/Remittances. Causes. Positives and Negatives. • The Study • Impact of migration on their families ((2)) • Policy recommendations, If any Moving for better openings for work has dependably been a key characteristic in human lives. It has been observed that economic development has been accompanied by large-scale movements of people. And today, remittances are acknowledged to be one of the consistent sources of income. As per the World Bank estimate, 2013, India has topped the worldwide chart of remittances with a receipt of $71 billion....   [tags: socio-econimic, income, household] 660 words
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Southern Utah Community and History - The formation of Southern Utah is one of fascination. The Virgin River Anasazi were St. George’s earliest residents, occupying the area for over twelve hundred years. They left behind rock art and ruins of their dwellings. There vanishing from the area and leaving behind their dwellings and art is still a mystery to this day. The Paiute people arrived shortly after and have lived there ever since, utilizing the area as a hunting ground for deer, rabbits and other animals. The Paiutes also grew crops along the riverbeds, including corn, wheat and melons....   [tags: American History]
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Mass Media and Social Media - Mass Media and Social Media, Changes the World. Mass media and social media are technology all around us. They are ways of a mass communication that reach a limitless amount of people. Media has changed the way the world thinks. Mass media refers to TV, magazines, newspapers, pictures and Radio. Social media refers to any kind of internet logging like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google, amongst others. Mass and social media surround us and tell us what we should be or should do. This can lead to constructive behaviors or it can lead to the destruction of lives caused by how the media relays these messages....   [tags: Technological Advancements, TV, Magazines]
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Beaker Bell Pottery - ... As they are dissimilar in certain aspects it would be logical to assume this would also extend to the structure of their dwellings. The Languedoc region still favouring the oval housing with flagstone floor, which again is similar to the model Tierney suggests. One site in Ireland that yields great information on housing structures was in Monknewtown, Co. Meath. The site contained a large, almost circular earthwork almost 90m in diameter. The site was in constant use as investigations in the central area showed prehistoric flint work mixed in with post-medieval (Sweetman 1970, excavations.ie)....   [tags: ceramic innovation] 2036 words
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Social Groups Within Societies - Since preindustrial societies such as foraging, horticulture, pastoralism, and agriculture to industrialism/informatics societies groups have been formed, dissolved, enlarged, and changed as a consequence of the development of these societies. The more individuals are present in a given location, the more the need for structure arises, thus creating social groups, with the addition later on of social institutions to create a social structure like the ones we see today. The most important group humans have gathered into is called primary social group, because it is the most intimate and powerfully influences the identity of the individual....   [tags: Sociology ]
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Maryland's Ecology and Environment - Maryland is the 42nd largest state, making it one of the smaller states in America. It is located in the South Atlantic region on the United States eastern seaboard. Prince George's is one of twenty four counties in Maryland. It is also the geographic center of the state. Maryland has a varied climate. The state is home to a variety of different ecosystems. This is also true of Maryland’s environment, which has the Atlantic Ocean on the coast, mountains, and forest land. My paper will focus on Prince George’s county and the state of Maryland....   [tags: Ecology ]
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The Plains Bison Hunt - Introduction The Red River Métis began their organised bison hunts soon after 1820 (Gerhard, 1982). The hunts did not take long to become a major part of the Métis culture and heritage. This would end up being a major source of income for many decades. As the ice age glaciers started to melt, the bison and other animals started moving onto the plains, the Métis then used this migration to their advantage and started hunting them (Gerhard, 1982). Some First Nations, particularly the Dakota and Assiniboine, relied primarily on the bison, utilizing every part of the body and carcass (Gerhard, 1982)....   [tags: Ecology]
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The Public Housing Program - Public housing is a program, introduced at the federal level in 1937, which provides for low-cost housing through public financing by means of publicly owned and managed multi-family developments. Several cities began providing publicly funded housing prior to the introduction of the 1937 Housing Act through local programs of their own. Additionally, it was these kinds of local programs that helped mold the model for the federal program. Although there are multiple themes and topics related to public housing this paper will solely focus on 6 themes that are critical in understanding the history and development of public housing....   [tags: housing authorities, minorities, segregation] 2738 words
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The Association Between Differential Association Theory and Burglary - This paper will provide an explanation into how differential association theory explains burglary. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) considers burglary a Type 1 Index Crime because of its potentially violent nature. The FBI breaks burglary down into three sub-classifications. This paper discusses the elements of the crime of burglary and what constitutes a structure or dwelling. It will discuss a brief history of the deviance, trends, rates, and how it correlates to the specific theory that this paper will also discuss....   [tags: FBI, crime, burglary deviance]
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Housing in India and China - Housing in India and China China is by far the most populated country in the world. With billions of people China has many different way in which they are housed. From farm villages to gigantic cities the Chinese all need a place to live. Like the other countries in this paper China is mostly rural countryside where farmers grow everything from rice to wheat. With the exception of it's mountains and hills, the overwhelming majority of Chinese settlements are rural compact villages. The formation of these villages are caused by it water source, population and in earlier years, defense....   [tags: Papers] 859 words
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Relation between Burglary and Differential Association Theory - This paper will provide an explanation into how differential association theory explains burglary. Burglary, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I), considers a property crime a Type 1 Index Crime because of its potentially violent nature. The F.B.I. breaks burglary down into three sub classifications. This paper discusses the elements of the crime of burglary and what constitutes a structure or dwelling. It will discuss a brief history of the deviance, trends and rates, and how it correlates to the specific theory that this paper will also discuss....   [tags: FBI, Violent, Crime, History of Deviance]
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Howard's Utopia - The notion of “Garden City”, famously explored by Ebenezer Howard was a solution intended to bring together the economic and cultural advantages of both city and country living. He sees it as an alternative to the congested urban areas in England. Canberra –the capital city of Australia differs from the garden city proper, a city that is perhaps not what Howard wished garden city to be. Nonetheless Canberra is a city that incorporates many of the garden city principles and in this essay I will argue that Canberra indeed is a garden city, as Canberra is build on central garden city concepts such as public ownership of land, limited growth and population in the city and a balance between town...   [tags: Urban Planning, Australia] 1466 words
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Vernacular Architecture - Mali is an African country. It is located in the hot desert in West Africa. The capital is Bamako .Mali has different type of Climate: tropical climate in the south and arid climate in the north. Droughts are frequent and the rainfall all over the country is negligible. It has two main seasons, the wet season from June to October and the cool and hot dry season the remainder of the year. We find some species of trees such as the doom palm, the baobab, and leguminous fruit bearing plants. History of Mali is very rich because of its very heterogeneous ethnic groups who did a lot in the past....   [tags: Mali, Dogon, Festival]
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis - The foreclosure crisis is affecting everyone. It affects the people who are experiencing it, the people who have hopes of owning a home, and the people who are watching others be affected by it. It is adding stress to an already stressful society. Owning a home is put on such a prestigious pedestal that it makes people sometimes get into a situation that they are not financially prepared for. I feel it should be taken off it prestigious level and looked upon as a necessity. Take the power away from the banks, which sometimes do what is in their best interest and not the interest of the person....   [tags: Foreclosures, ] 895 words
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Homelessness in Cincinnati - In Ohio (The Tri state), and over the last 17 years, there has been a 160% population increase. Homelessness has become a problem in the city of Cincinnati. Many families are homeless because of job layoffs and exhausted unemployment benefits. Some families are employed but do not earn enough wages to support a family and pay for adequate housing. Young single mothers can receive welfare benefits (Aid for Dependent Children) for 36 months. During that time they are supposed to be furthering their education or preparing to go to work....   [tags: Urban Management ] 3318 words
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Overcrowding and Housing in Nineteenth-Century London - Overcrowding and Housing in Nineteenth-Century London From 1801 to 1851, the population of London grew from under 1 million inhabitants to 2.25 million. This was due in large part to immigration, both from other countries and from the countryside of England. Hundreds of thousands of people were moving to the newly industrialized cities and towns to find work, having been squeezed off the land because of the enclosure of farms. There was also displacement of the working-class within the city of London because of a number of construction projects....   [tags: European Europe History]
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Purpose of the Proclamation Act and Quebec Act in Early American History - The British found themselves ruling a group of people in which they were unfamiliar with in terms of culture and practice and because of this were unable to adequately manage the people of this nation. To try and solve many of the problems that arose due to the Proclamation Act, the British tried to use the Quebec act to solve many of the problems. The Proclamation Act was issued because the King wanted to stop any hesitation or fear that was experienced by the Indians who felt that the colonists that were moving westward would remove them from their land especially because the Indians were not to fond of the English....   [tags: american history] 582 words
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I Want to Pursue Studies in Business Management, Economics and Finance - ... The first two years of high school have taught me all the basic concepts and applications. This foundation proved itself, when I started the IBDP in grade 11, which has today provided me with holistic knowledge of business principles. The sheer amount of understanding, reasoning and reflecting has pushed my thinking abilities to a whole new level. These combined with life experiences that include a family that is entrenched in various business activates and a set of highly enlightening internships has convinced me to choose a course in Business Management and specialize in the field of Entrepreneurship....   [tags: career choices, higher education] 554 words
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