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Borders Group, A Failed Business

- Introduction There are many businesses failing in the world today but there also a lot of business thriving. It is situations like this that leads to potential entrepreneurs to ask the question of why are some businesses successful while others are not. This course has given me some insight as to why some businesses fail. Having that information would make me better prepared for when I decide to start my business. My Failed Business Choice The company I chose to do research on is Borders Group, Inc....   [tags: Borders Group, Barnes and Noble, bankrupcy]

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The Difficulties of Borders Between Canada and US

- Your Citizenship please. At a point in time, people encounter this question when you are about to cross the border into a different country, whether it is by car, train or plane. It questions one’s identity as to who they are. Most people answer with the current country they live in but does one ever answer with the country that they were from. “Borders” by Thomas King, is an intriguing story about a mother that has pride in her culture and values where she comes from. Along with her two kids, she resides in a native community....   [tags: citizenship, blackfoot, coyote, borders]

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Geographic Borders: Borders: A Very Short Introduction, by Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

- Borders: A Very Short Introduction, by Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen, is a brief the history of geographic borders and their implications on the world throughout history. Diener and Hagen make the argument that borders, as commonly understood today, are a relatively new phenomenon and as humanity moves forward borders modern boarders will no longer be possible. The writers maintain as globalization continues to make the world a smaller place or as they say, “make the world flat”, the notion of the formal state border is slowly coming to an end....   [tags: nomadic societies, formation of borders]

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The Definition Of The Borders Of Europe

- The definition of the borders of Europe is controversial. Indeed, the continent does not exist as a physical unit: it is linked with Asia and constitutes with it a supercontinent called Eurasia. The boundaries of Europe are therefore a convention. Most of the time, they are demarcations between 2 countries, partially or fully controlled, which can be crossed legally in so far as they are inter-states borders in the Schengen area. However, internal administration borders also exist, delimiting different regions of a state....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Schengen Agreement]

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An Exploration of Borders in Urban Spaces

- The cities we live in today are the aggregate of distinctive spaces where everyday interaction among people is limited between homogenous areas. This paper is a brief research on the ‘in-between’ areas of these bounded distinctive spaces, the concept of urban borders and the idea of edge conditions in contemporary cities. The paper will focus mainly on a traditional border in port cities, the waterfront. In the last part I will examine Thessaloniki’s latest waterfront intervention, ‘Nea Paralia’ as an illustration of a conventional edge condition and argue if the recent redevelopment addressed the issue of the edge by integrating the waterfront into the urban fabric....   [tags: Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Cities]

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Open Borders : The United States

- America is where "all men" are equally created. Individuals have the right to live without anyone telling or denying them the American Dream that everyone is trying to reach. As a human being comes to America to have a successful path to keep the family in a good economic standing and future generations to prosper in their future encounters. Many people come to America because it is the only country that is mainly multi-cultural. No one should deport people out of the country if the certain culture of America is found on people moving from their home country to find something new....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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America Should NOT Secure the Borders

- Immigration is a prevalent topic in the United States that is often debated among governmental officials. Every human being has the right to freedom of movement and of residence within the confines of his own country; and, when there are just reasons for it, right to emigrate to other countries and take residence there. Individuals should be allowed to migrate in order to provide a better life for themselves and their family. I think securing the borders and profiling immigrants is an injustice in society....   [tags: Immigration Essays]

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Open And Closed Borders Essay

- Open or closed borders. That seems like an easy question to answer, but have you ever taken a moment to consider both answers. Even though open borders will end in less deaths, closed borders will protect the American population from disease brought in from other countries such as Mexico. Although both open and closed borders will allow people to have a better say on what they think is best from them and their families, closed borders allow for Americans to live less of a worrisome life because of a decrease in crime....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Formation Of The Borders Of Islam

- One cannot simply pinpoint a time in which Islam became a religion differentiated from all other established religions at the time. One factor that helps scholars map out the evolution of Islam as a religion, and almost any religion in existence, is the retroactive force of history. Simply put, since the various types of religion do not have a specific date in the past designated for their establishment, religious groups must go back in history and claim certain events as elements of their religion despite the fact that they were probably not recognized as such when they occurred....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Christianity, Judaism]

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The Illegal Trade Across Borders

- Throughout human history, as soon as a law is enacted, there will always be a small percentage which choose to break said law. When goods are involved, this sort of sales of illegal goods, whether they be alive or not is considered smuggling. Crossing over a border is normally used in the term smuggling, but it does not have to international. The point of smuggling would be to avoid local costs in order to purchase an item outside of an area, while transporting it to your local area illegally. This can range from simply purchasing fuel in a different state, simply to avoid state tax when one lives on a state border....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Smuggling, Transport]

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Illegal Immigrants: Close the Borders

- Illegal immigration has been a problem that has plagued the United States for many years. This problem is not new to the country because thousands of immigrants have crossed over the oceans and Mexican border since our country was founded. The underlying problem is the lack of assimilation to the American ways of life and the acceptance of existing rules and laws. With the already fragile economy and the largely growing unemployment rate Americans must make every effort to close its borders to undocumented workers to ease the strain and retain any available jobs for unemployed Americans and legal workers....   [tags: illegal immigration, undocumented immigrants]

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Borders Group Developing Strategy

- ... Snowballing their market share in electronic books and in improving Internet based sales outlets. Precisely borders could see hypothetical transforming their existing superstores by dropping the space that presently used for material books and rearranging that space for which is not books, product that would be convincing for borders customers plus greater subdivisions devoted to electronic book readers, an improved educational toys and games sections for kids and larger cafes and increased gifts and stationery assistances....   [tags: book retailing industry, market share]

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A World Without Borders

- The 21st century’s advanced technology has revolutionized the world. Marshall McLuhan, a Canadian communications theorist educator, writer and social reformer, acknowledged a societal change since the phenomenal development of the World Wide Web. The theorist stated that “The medium, or process, of our time - electric technology is reshaping and restructuring patterns of social interdependence and every aspect of our personal life. It is forcing us to reconsider and re-evaluate practically every thought, every action....   [tags: Technology]

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The Significance of Borders Through Trade and Safety

- Interpretation Borders between countries continue to be of great importance for all the countries involved. The recent financial crisis solidifies the crucial significance of borders that create safety, trade and continuing regulations between countries. The geographic region of Jerusalem is a perfect example to demonstrate why borders are of such importance. Analysis Borders seem to be slowly disappearing. The United Nations came out with a report stating that upwards of 214 million migrants are currently in the global workforce, with “Poles and Estonians in Dublin, Filipinos in Dubai, Mongolians in Prague [and] Nepalis in South Korea” (Joyce, 2010)....   [tags: International Government ]

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Are Borders Losing Their Importance in a Globalizing World?

- Borders between countries serve a variety of purposes. Borders acts as physical barriers and, occasionally, as bridges between two countries. Borders also provide a means of transferring resources between two lands, whether economic or natural. There are two types of borders to be considered when looking at the border of any European country. Firstly, the border between two member-states. Secondly, the borders between EU member-states and non-EU states. Within the European Union, borders have been almost entirely abolished with the implementation of the Schengen agreement with the exception of the United Kingdom and Ireland, who have their own agreement, mainly in the Common Travel Area....   [tags: International Politics ]

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Analysis Of Thomas King 's Borders

- Thomas King’s Borders portrays the limitations placed on native people in both Canada and the United States. Although multiculturalism is a celebrated trait of both countries, there are limits to the extent which one is able to display personal identity. In the story, the mother is prevented from identifying herself as a Blackfoot woman and instead must decide which broad category she fits into: American or Canadian. The story highlights the difficulty of being forced to conform to the social and cultural norms that one must in order to call oneself a citizen....   [tags: United States]

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Kosovo’s questioned borders

- Last July the International Court of Justice issued an advisory opinion (asked by Serbia) on Kosovo which said that the declaration of Independence did not violate International law. This opinion by Kosovo and its independence sponsors was welcomed, but by Serbia and Russia called very ‘technical opinion, and not mandatory’. The opinion and the new request by Serbia to call the UN General Assembly to decide on a new dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina made the EU and US Diplomats to convince Serbia to submit a consensual resolution, which after several senior EU officials visits in Belgrade happened....   [tags: Serbia, Europe]

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Close Our Borders!

- Since the 19th Century, America has become known as the nation of immigrants. During that time the United States experienced the biggest wave of immigration of any place or time in the history of the world. It was also during that same time that America felt the greatest growth in production and standard of living than any other point in history (Divine, 1957). For many, the link between these two exceptional points in history was no coincidence. Certainly one of the most controversial topics discussed today is of immigration....   [tags: Immigration]

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Doctors Withour Borders

- French doctors and journalist created Doctors Without Borders or also known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 1971, MSF is identified as “an international medical humanitarian organization”. MSF provides service and aid to people in certain areas that have experienced dramatic wars, natural disasters, or even communities that have no health care available. “MSF helps anyone who is in need, no matter his or her race, political beliefs or religion,” MSF has supported millions of individuals over the past 43 years who have all led a better quality of life since the help of MSF....   [tags: life changing humanitarian organizations]

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Analysis of an NGO: Doctors Without Borders

- Imagine an entire community of individuals, from doctors to massage therapists, that does not answer to any political entity or religion, yet still manages to collectively provide free healthcare services to millions of individuals in need every year. Medecins Sans Frontiers, or popularly known in the US as Doctors Without Borders, is an international NGO that does just that. The organization began in 1971 when a group of French doctors and journalists recognized the dire need for assistance in healthcare during times of war, famine, and flood in Nigeria and Pakistan....   [tags: Medecins Sans Frontiers]

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The Price Of Crossing Borders By Eduardo Porter

- The Cost of illegal Immigrants The Story “The Price of Crossing Borders” was written by Eduardo Porter. The story, “The Price of Crossing Borders” is Eduardo putting his opinion into words about the illegal Immigrants. He explains in many different ways how they help but, he also explains how many natives don 't consider their “help” as help. Eduardo believes the illegal immigrants can help the business industry, but that means the middle class actually working man and women has a chance of losing their job, or job opportunities to a person who shouldn’t even be in this country....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Expanding The Vision : Reaching Beyond The Borders

- Expanding the Vision: Reaching Beyond the Borders There has always been an issue with the protesters of Black Lives Matter, whether they are right or wrong. Vava Tampa a writer of CNN argues in his article, “Black Lives Matter, but only if they’re American.” On how members and people who support this movement only focus on the small view, in other words, they focus on what’s only happening around them, not globally. Vava argues that if black lives really matter, we should take into consideration the slaughter that is happening in Africa and around the world to black lives....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Globalization Is The Expansion Of Business Across Borders

- Globalization Globalization is the expansion of business across borders to create an economy which encompasses the world. According to Hill (2013), “globalization refers to the shift toward a more integrated and interdependent world economy. The globalization of markets and globalization of production are two distinct facets of this expansion”. Companies facilitate a global market by offering consistent products and services to people around the world. Companies such as PepsiCo. Inc., Sony PlayStation, and Starbucks, offer the same products they produce here in America for consumers around the world....   [tags: International trade, Globalization]

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The Importance of Stories in "Borders" by Thomas King

- In Thomas King's short story "Borders," a Blackfoot mother struggles with maintaining her cultural heritage under the pressure of two dominating nations. Storytelling is important, both for the mother and for the dominant White society. Stories are used to maintain and pass on cultural information and customs from one generation to another. Furthermore, stories can be used both positively and negatively. They can trap individuals into certain ways of thinking, but they can also act as catalysts that drive social change within society....   [tags: cultural, hertiage, nation, society, customs]

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Open Borders are Harmful to the United States

- The immigration debate has been in the news a great deal recently. Most of the attention has been focused on the illegal immigrants entering our country from Mexico, mostly Hispanics and Latinos. Uncontrolled immigration is harmful to the United States. It harms the American worker and it harms the American economy. The open borders are a threat to national security because terrorists, smugglers, and drug dealers can also freely cross the border. These key facts cannot be ignored and outweigh the claims that race and ethnicity are part of the debate....   [tags: Open Immigration]

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Borders, Tigrayans, and Ports – Oh My!

- The Tigrayan tribe, also known as the Tigrinya, is a tribe composed of people living in both Ethiopia and Eritrea that speak the language of Tigrinya, regardless of the area they live in. The Tigrayan control the majority of the Ethiopian government and, through the pursuit of their interests, are the catalyst for the majority of the tension between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Their pursuit of alleged tribal lands constantly promotes hostility between the two countries and, if left unchecked, could potentially degrade the rickety stability in the Horn of Africa as well as jeopardize elements of world-wide trade....   [tags: International Government ]

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Global Health Issues Have no Borders

- Global health issues have no borders. Communicable diseases are responsible for almost half of all deaths in low-income countries (Heyman, 2008). Most deaths occur due to six infectious processes; “diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections, malaria and measles among children and AIDS and turberculosis among adults” (Heyman, 2008, p. 19). The low-income populations are most at risk due to poverty and the lack of access to health services. Anti-infective medications and vaccines are available for some but not all diseases or populations....   [tags: communicable diseases, public health-care]

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Teaching Is Like Crossing New Borders

- “Teaching is like crossing new borders; you should approach it like you have something to learn and something to offer. “(Bob Cole, 2008) This metaphor applies to both the students and instructors. Instructors are not solely responsible for providing the classroom with all of the necessitates to succeed. Instructors do need to come prepared daily with a detailed plan of what they are going to teach; but, students need to come ready to participate and be open to learning as well. Both attendees of the classroom should come ready to interact with each other, providing a collaborative and stimulating learning environment....   [tags: Education, Learning, Classroom, Student]

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Borders Should Have More Security?

- Borders should have more security because less immigrants would cross less violence would reach the border and less cartel would cause problems. Security would make the borders safer for people to cross if they gave doctors. Less cartel would scare of the customers for the vendors and less violence would mean more peace in this world. If borders had more security then less immigrants would die less families would have less relatives lost and immigrants won’t be able to cross the river. Immigrants would be able you cross the river if we had more security because we would catch them before they had a chance to reach us....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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Border Patrol Nation : A Nation Without Borders

- BORDER PATROL NATION A nation without borders is not a nation. Today, every country is making effort to secure its borders not only from terrorists, drugs and smuggling but also from illegal immigration. All these recurring activities have sparked the United States to secure its borders against illegal immigrants and terrorism by creating a special department named the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headed by the Secretary of Homeland Security. After the terrorist attack of 9/11, terrorism and illegal immigration were two striking issues for the DHS....   [tags: United States Department of Homeland Security]

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- Borders are concepts which encompass and exclude. They exist everywhere. Some are literal visible physical lines whereas others go beyond sight and exist in terms of characteristics such as monetary wealth, or even humanity. Over time these boundaries are redefined and in turn change the flow of daily life for the individuals they effect. In many cases it is the powerful governments which are in control of the pen which outline these symbolic and physical lines. However as history can prove even though it is these powerful governments which give definition to these borders, it is very often them (the governmental officials) who are the ones who cross them....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Borders and Dreams by Chris Carger

- Borders and Dreams by Chris Carger In the book Borders and Dreams, Chris Carger shows the readers the hardships of Alejandro, a Spanish-American boy with very little educational background. In her case study of both Alejandro and his family she shows how the limitations of Alejandro, his parents, and an overpopulated school system can make succeeding in an American school nearly impossible. In this paper I will look at all the obstacles that Alejandro faced both before and during his education....   [tags: Racism Spanish Americans Essays]

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A Case for Open Borders

- A Case for Open Borders In his address to a joint session of Congress on January 8, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson declared freedom of the seas in times of peace and war. Looking back, it seems ridiculous to think that anyone could challenge the right of individuals to navigate the oceans freely. However, fast-forward to the twenty-first century and we can see an analogous debate over the issue of immigration rights, with territorial borders being the main topic of discussion. The system of immigration in the United States is complex and oftentimes restrictive, and while revisions to the system usually include increasing quotas or other solutions to let in certain groups of people who...   [tags: Human Right Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Borders and Walls in Humanity

- Borders and Walls in Humanity When a wall is encountered literally and physically, there are many different ways in which a person can react to the situation. One group of people would generally just find a way over or around the obstacle. While some other people might pursue a way directly through the wall. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, but they both exist as outcomes to the same dilemma. The basic wall has been around with humans for as long as the discovery of masonry has been around....   [tags: History Barriers Society Philosophy Essays]

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The On Open Borders Is The Best Course Of Action For The United States

- Carens and Beltran cover many strong points as to why working towards open borders is the best course of action for the United States. Through supporting evidence and dismantling of opposing arguments, these authors justify my argument for increased immigration. However, Carens covers more information that proves his claim to be stronger than Beltran. Currently in the United States our immigration policies make it difficult to move from foreign countries. I believe that immigration should be reformed because I consider the right to free movement to be a vital human right....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The On Open Borders Is The Best Course Of Action For The United States

- Carens and Beltran tackle many strong points as to why working towards open borders is the best course of action for the United States. Through supporting evidence and dismantling of opposing arguments, these authors justify my argument for increased immigration. However, Carens covers more information that proves his claim to be stronger than Beltran. Currently in the United States our immigration policies make it difficult to move from foreign countries. I believe that immigration should be reformed because I consider the right to free movement to be a vital human right....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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A Child Between Two Borders

- A Child Between Two Borders Swinging back and forth, a five-year-old child plays innocently on the monkey bars thinking only of what's for lunch. I'm sure all of you can remember blissfully innocent times like these. Everything seemed so much simpler. The stresses of finding jobs, paying bills, and handling life's other complexities were nonexistent. When you really look back, that image of innocence is a more crucial time than you previously thought. It was during times like these that I, like others before me, developed into the man I am today....   [tags: Multicultural Culture Ethnicity Ethnic Essays]

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The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index

- The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index ranks the performance of 180 countries according to a range of criteria. This index ranked the United States at 49th place out of 180 countries, which can be contributed to their high abuse score. Other countries compared to the US was 47th-Niger and 51st-Taiwan. These two countries were used to compare to the United States because of their ranking was close to the US and they had abuse scores. The other two countries that were ranked 48th-Malta and one under the US, 50th-Comoros, did not have abuse scores....   [tags: Mass media, Journalism, Freedom of speech]

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Broad Borders: A Change in My Way of Thinking

- Fear has a tendency to keep people from doing the right thing more often than not; we are regularly afraid of things we know nothing about. Mexico for instance has a horrendous drug use and murder rate, and we watch CNN or FOX and chat over coffee about the horrible atrocities that happen there and quietly thank God it is not happening within our borders. The truth of the matter is the high murder rate has nothing to do with the common person in Mexico, except that it destroys their quality of life....   [tags: Immigration]

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The United States Should Not Have Open Borders

- Star Parkers essay, “Se Habla Entitlement” was published in 2006 on the website In the essay, Parker attempts to convince the reader that the United States should not have an open border policy. She uses the techniques of Ethos, Pathos, and logos to present a compelling argument to the reader, which in the end falls a bit short. Parker begins the essay with the Ethos technique giving the reader her political perspective, when she states, “…I think of myself as a libertarian” in the first paragraph....   [tags: policy, oerspective, authorative, immigration]

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Beyond Spiritual Borders : Insight Into Buddhism And Catholicism

- Beyond Spiritual Borders: Insight Into Buddhism and Catholicism Widespread uproar has cemented in people’s minds, for the television continually brings news of turmoil. Social conflict erupts throughout different parts of the world, especially since religious tension remains as one of the most predominant hurdles that still troubles humanity. Religions, especially Catholicism, have been tainted with violent fundamentalists who refuse to accept other practices that do not coincide with theirs. Even Buddhism, widely regarded as the most peaceful religion, has behaved aggressively towards religious minorities....   [tags: Buddhism, Christianity, Gautama Buddha, Jesus]

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International Business : Commercial Transactions Across Nation Borders

- International business refers to the commercial transactions across nation borders. The different ways international business is being done include trade, foreign direct investment, licensing, franchising and management contracts. Over the last five decades, statistics show that international trade and investment has grown faster than the domestic economies. The globalization in international business will continue to accelerate with the emergence of national economies, advancements in technology, increase in FDI, similarity of needs and wants as driving factors....   [tags: Investment, Economics, Globalization, Economy]

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Solitary Confinement Borders Cruel and Unusual Punishment

- Solitary confinement borders cruel and unusual punishment due to its association to extreme mental illnesses of its prisoners. Studies have shown healthy people obtaining mental illnesses after being confined for a short period of time. For most people this association, as well as its high cost to maintain the use of solitary confinement, is enough to stop the use of this style of incarseration and closing strictly solitary prisons. Others believe that restoring rehabilitating activities and medical attention for prisoners is more preferable than closing the prisons, because the prison is the prime employer of the small towns they were built in....   [tags: special housing unit syndrome]

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Crossing Borders

- Crossing Borders The beat-up Arab minivan slowed tentatively under the scrutinizing gaze of the Israeli soldier on duty. The routine was simple. About halfway between Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem and Ramallah, the West Bank commercial center, the driver, blaring Arabic music on his radio, maneuvered around the dusty slabs of concrete that composed the Beit Haninah Checkpoint. He waited for a once-over by the Hebrew-speaking 18-year-old and permission to continue. Checkpoints-usually just small tin huts with a prominent white and blue Israeli flag-have become an integral and accepted part of Palestinian existence under Israeli occupation....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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Borders Investigation

- Borders Investigation Introduction ============ The starting point for this investigation is the following sequence of cross shapes: [IMAGE] The sequence begins with a single white square, which is then surrounded by black squares to form the second shape. Each new cross is then formed by completely surrounding the previous cross with a border of black squares. In each new cross, the previous cross can be seen as the area of white squares in the centre. The aim of this investigation is to derive algebraic formulae from the sequence, each expressing one property in terms of another (e.g....   [tags: Papers]

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Math Borders Investigation

- Math Borders Investigation Figure below shows a dark cross-shape that has been surrounded by white squares to create a bigger cross-shape; The bigger cross-shape consists of 25 small squares in total. ------------------------------------------------------------- The next cross-shape is always made by surrounding the previous cross-shape with small squares. Part 1- Investigate to see how many squares would be needed to make any cross-shape built in this way. Part 2- Extend your investigation to 3 dimensions....   [tags: Papers]

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Reaching Across the Parting Lines: How Technology Breaks Down Cultural Borders

- We live in a day and age where we encounter technology at every corner. 91% of American adults own a cell phone (Brenner), and a laptop is considered a staple among college students in order to complete work for school. Televisions and social media are the primary sources for news outlets, and it becomes more evident over time that we as a world have become more and more dependent upon technology in order to communicate more efficiently than ever before. Technology has now reached far beyond the boundaries of well-developed, first-world countries, and is prevalent in even the most primeval of societies....   [tags: society, communicate, diverse, global]

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The Syrian Conflict: The Reasons for Instabiluty and Blended Borders Due to Refuges

- ... Both sides fear that whoever wins power will wipe out the loser, with the use of power each side becoming significantly more radicalized and militarized. Religious civil wars are considered to be longer and bloodier than other types of clashes. They are also twice as likely to recur and twice as deadly to civilians and noncombatants, especially in the Middle Eastern region where suicide bombings and other destructive means directed towards the general public in order to force change quickly....   [tags: basic, needs power, religion, age]

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Should Immigrants that Cross the Bahamas Borders Illegally be Granted Citizenship?

- Should immigrants that cross the Bahamas borders illegal be granted citizenship Entering into a country without authorization is a criminal offense and should be treated as such. Today many countries, like the Bahamas, suffer from citizens of another country breaching border control and entering the country illegally. For many years the Bahamas fought the struggle of protecting its borders from immigrants trying to gain access the land. One of the largest influxes of immigrants to the Bahamas is those of Haitian descent....   [tags: Immigration ]

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How The Western Powers Made Up The Borders Of The Middle East And Caused The Problems

- Jay Gallipo Ms. Pate Honors American Literature 21 October, 2014 How the Western Powers Made up the Borders of the Middle East and Caused the Problems we See Today Up until 1918 most of the Middle East was controlled by the Ottoman Empire and had been since the 15th Century. The Ottomans had dominated the area and due to their strong central government and unifying power had created a peaceful existence for many of the regions inhabitants. This system was suddenly and forcefully removed in 1918 with the surrender of the Ottoman Empire and by 1922 the empire that had stood for over 500 years was dead....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Israel, Ottoman Empire]

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Music Is A Common Phenomenon That Connects All Borders Of Nationality, Race, And Culture

- Music is a common phenomenon that connects all borders of nationality, race, and culture. It is used as a tool for arousing emotions and feelings. Music is said to be even more powerful than any language and individual can ever learn. An increased interest in how the brain processes musical emotion can be attributed to the way in which it is described as a “language of emotion” across cultures. (Psych Central) Whether it be in films, live orchestras, concerts, or a simple home stereo, music can be so overwhelming that it can only be described as standing halfway between thought and reality....   [tags: Emotion, Brain, Feeling, Psychology]

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My Family Is The Country Of The African Continent That Borders The Indian Ocean

- My family is originally from Kenya; it is the country located in the East of the African continent that borders the Indian Ocean. Kenya has diversity in its natural beauty with visitors getting the opportunity to visit clean unpolluted beaches, breath taking mountains, beautiful forests, serene lakes, scenic wilderness and even some harsh semi desert areas. I migrated to USA through an opportunity my dad winning green card this day I will never forget. I remember it was January 17 year 2000....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Dream Come True]

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International Business Transactions and Negotiations that Cross National and Cultural Borders

- The biggest apprehensions in international business are related to transactions and negotiations crossing national as well as cultural borders. In order to make this mechanisms take place on an international base level, businesses awareness of external uncertainties needs to be tackled and turned into a beneficial dimension. Reducing risks and getting access to new markets are major goals of international co-operations such as mergers, strategic alliances, contractual forms of co-operation and international joint venture (IJVs)....   [tags: joint ventures, foreign investments, partnership]

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Investigating the Formulas and Structure of Adding Borders in Three Dimensions

- Investigating the Formulas and Structure of Adding Borders in Three Dimensions Now that I have completed my investigation into adding borders in two dimensions and its structure, I will now investigate the formulas and structure of adding borders in three dimensions. I have made the first five patterns using cubes and to make it simpler to draw I have split the shapes up into layers. [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE] 6 By Yousuf Khan I put the diagrams of the 3D cubes as layers so that if you layer them together you will get the shape you want....   [tags: Papers]

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A Globalized Society Brings People, Cultures, Markets, and Beliefs Together

- ... Global Civil Society and Politics Generally, one of the main influences global civil society has in politics has been switching its structure from ‘the previous state-centric sovereign notion to a more multilayered and ‘partially privatized’ governance system’ (Scholte, 245). As a result, this switch has created new forms of citizenship and social identity because the state is no longer the dominate figure in politics. Global civil society’s influence on politics has established things like multilayered governance, privatized governance, and the creation of collective identities which in turn have an affect on accountability and democracy....   [tags: borders, transparency, government]

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Borders Should be Tightened to Prevent Illegal Immigration

- In coming to grips, the law needs to do more to tighten the borders in Texas to prevent illegal immigration from crossing over trafficking drugs. The White House stated that President Bush would have a debate on illegal immigration. White House officials said Mr. Bush had always understood the need to protect the border as a former governor of a border state, Texas Ruttenberg, J. (2006, May 13). Mr. Bush was considering a bill to increase law enforcements and military personnel patrolling the border to increase the use of high surveillance tools and to increase the enforcement against illegal immigrants and drugs (   [tags: Illegal Immigrants Argumentative Persuasive]

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Illegal Immigrants: Immigration Reform, Citizenship and Deportation

- Illegal Immigrants: Immigration Reform, Citizenship and Deportation Introduction The United States has seen a gradual increase in the number of illegal immigrants who cross its borders for the past fifteen years. According to a 2013 report by the Pew Research Center, almost twelve million undocumented immigrants were living in the United States in 2012. (Gomez, A.) According to William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution, immigration is “starting to have a bigger impact on more States while it continues to have a very big impact on traditional immigrant magnets such as California” (Haya El, N....   [tags: laws, pro-reformists, borders]

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The Weight of Paper in Wayson Choy’s Novel All That Matters

- ... This quid pro quo between opportunity and expense often leads to feelings of resentment and unbelonging. The explication of the struggles of assimilation in a new nation provide insight into Choy’s own exposure with immigration, who uses his experiences to provide vivid imagery and deep insight into the emotions felt by immigrants. Literary critic Deborah Madsen writes, “growing up in Vancouver’s Chinatown was instrumental in shaping Choy’s [...] writing” (101). Madsen explains that “the immigrant condition of a failure to belong, both in the nation of ethnic origin and also to the nation of residence” (101) is a common theme in Choy’s writing....   [tags: borders, immigrants, mobility]

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Understanding Latin America's International and Economic Relations with Import Substitution Industrialization Model

- ... On a negative note, these nations led to become greatly dependent on technology, there was an increase of external capital control over developed areas, an under qualified labour force for factory jobs, increase in prices of manufactured goods and inflation, migration from rural to urban areas and as a result an increase in social problems, and finally, the industrial sector did not bother to conquer external markets which essentially contradicted the whole purpose of ISI. For these reasons ISI was seen as a short-term solution, leading to rapid economic growth that was unsustainable in the long run....   [tags: politics, borders, inflation]

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The Dangers in the Job: Professional Journalism in Conflict Areas

- ... Experienced journalists carry the responsibility to tell the truth about what is happening in the world. New technology, such as social media, along with the classic cellular device, has made citizen journalism more available to people all around the world. Due to the accessibility of these tools, the general public can often report breaking news more quickly than traditional media reporters. Unfortunately, even experienced reporters can't always be there at the crucial time when something unexpected happens....   [tags: reporters without borders]

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Illegal Immigration is Detrimental to Americans

- With the dangers forced upon Americans, and the economic burden to the United States citizens, illegal immigrants hurt America. There are nearly twelve million illegal immigrants residing in America today and more than eight thousand entering daily, causing the population to increase at an alarming rate. The influx of illegal immigrants depresses wages and increases antagonism for low-skilled jobs. Steven A. Camarota states, “In 2006, the immigrant, or foreign-born population, reached about 38 million in the United States” (Camarota Immigration Is Hurting the U.S....   [tags: immigrants, borders, social services]

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Developing the Ethics of Migration

- Migration is the geographical movement of people in order to settle in other places for longer periods of time. It has been extensively analyzed by historians and social scientists. Philosophers however have thought little and have said even less about it. The migration policies involve highly consented normative judgments in all phases; the gap is quite astonishing. The political philosophers and the political theorists rarely discuss about migration. They have never ever developed a coherent ethics of migration....   [tags: philosophy, policy, borders]

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Geography: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

- Afghanistan is a country that is mysterious to many outsiders. From the harsh landscape to the traditional social norms shared by its people, Afghanistan continues to mystify the world. The country’s unique location has influenced its history and people, and that of the nations and armies that have tried to conquer it. Like all nations, Afghanistan’s geography, infrastructure, history and people contribute to the overall culture of the country. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is located in southern Asia....   [tags: islamic republic, borders]

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The Conflict Between Palestine and Israel

- The Question of Palestine and Israel For decades, the people of Palestine and Israel have had conflict with each other. The cause of the conflict was due to religion, territory, and borders ( The conflict began when Israel officially became a state in 1948. Within the same year, political issues of Jewish immigration to Palestine turned into a problem during World War I (White, 200). The issue had gotten worse when the British became heavily involved and decided to negotiate with the Arabs within the early 20th century....   [tags: religion, territory, borders]

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Woodrow Wilson's 14 point plan

- ... I don’t think this point is tied to American participation in the war. This is a simple idea that has been brought up before and discussed long before the war even started. It may have been slightly tied to the United States participation in the war because when Britain set up it’s navel blockade, American merchant ships could not deliver goods, so by including this point Wilson could ensure that American trade would continue throughout war. Wilsons third point was basically free, unrestricted trade between nations....   [tags: freedom, borders, navigation]

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The Problem of Illegal Immigration

- Illegal immigration is a violation of the immigration laws of the country by illegally crossing the national borders (Taylor, 2007). Migrants should move to another country according to official rules and others, who cannot follow laws, do it illegally. Some people prefer to call them "undocumented immigrant" instead of "illegal immigrant", but, essence remains the same. Like any social phenomenon, illegal immigration is not taken out of nowhere. Continuous influx of illegal immigrants has its causes which affect different mechanisms of particular society....   [tags: crossing international borders undocumented]

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European Union Common Immigration Policy

- ... THE BLUE CARD An Overview "Labour migration into Europe boosts our competitiveness and therefore our economic growth. It also helps tackle demographic problems resulting from our aging population." José Manuel Barroso A purpose of the Blue Card initiative is summed up in this sentence. It aims to increase greater mobility between EU countries, which is still rather low, only 5% of working age population come from non EU countries (as it is seen on Chart 1, Figure 6 by OECD, 2012). As EU justice commissioner Frattini underlined that “85% of global unskilled labor goes to the E.U....   [tags: economic, political, borders]

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Georgia's Dependent on Newly-Acquired Sovereignty

- Georgia In international and regional politics related to globalization, small states are still precariously dependent on their newly acquired sovereignty, territorial unity and autonomy in policymaking. The geographic location of the South Caucasus states is an important factor in its relations with great powers and other international actors. Proximity to the world's powers has always entailed vulnerability to pressure from these larger neighbours, while control over strategic routes and resources has enhanced the strategic position of these small states....   [tags: blockade, war, borders]

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To Control or Not to Control, That is the Question

- This paper will look at two key factors about immigration policy; the factors being can states control the border and should they. I will start with the latter, because whether or not a state should control the border ought to precede and mold how a state actually controls its borders. Before jumping straight into theory, a focused assessment of what control means must be understood. In this particular case, states control their borders in so far as they can create policy that aids or hinders the ease of entrance of immigrants into the country to achieve the particular goal of the state....   [tags: US Immigration Policy, Closing the Borders]

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Does Europe's history of migration and colonialism oblige states to open their borders to migrants today?

- Introduction This paper will attempt to define the current ethical and moral dilemmas posed by European immigration, scrutinise the historical factors that had led to the present situation and conclude whether European states have an ethical obligation to open their borders to migrants. In the first section of my essay, I give a brief historical overview on European colonialism to define the factors which had contributed to the formation of the present-day political landscape. In addition, I address the key questions of migration in Europe and compare various ethical arguments and theories....   [tags: ethical, moral dilemmas, Europe, immigration]

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Enforcing Immigration Laws

- The United States’ government should begin to enforce more effective laws on illegal immigration; doing so will greatly benefit The United States of America economically and politically. Illegal immigration has been a highly debatable issue in America since the Mid-Nineteen Hundreds and will likely always be an issue. From overstaying on their temporary visa to hopping the border, illegal immigrants have found a way to enter The United States. Illegal immigration laws in America are not very strict allowing them to live here and have similar privileges to legal citizens....   [tags: economy, illegal, borders]

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

- One of the main questions first asked about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is “who has the rightful claim to the land”, and in my opinion; Israel has rightful claim to the territory. The pro-Israeli stance that I hold is based on the fact that Israel has maintained military dominance over the disputed territory. I see the conflict as a survival of the fittest, where Israel has proved its supremacy by defeating all attempts of invasion and elimination, such as the Yom Kippur War, Six Day war, and the War of Attrition....   [tags: territory, palestinian state, borders]

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The Horrors and Statistics on Human Trafficking in the United States

- ... Ships coming into port are not the only mode of transportation of victims; ground and air vehicles are utilized as well. It is easy to understand that no amount of people working in law enforcement will completely stop human trafficking, but more employees could possibly rescue more victims. A way that this is currently being addressed is through the bill that President Obama signed which granted Customs and Border Protection the ability to recruit at least 2 thousand people within the next year....   [tags: crimes across borders, human exploitation]

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Poverty: The Power of Global Institutions and Interests of Developed Nations

- A major reason why it is not possible to end poverty is due to the power of global institutions and interests of developed nations in keeping the developing world weak. From the 1970’s to the present day, the amount of debt owed by the developing world has continued to increase, with developing countries external debt rising to $4 trillion at the end of 2010 (The World Bank, 2012, p. 1). Despite the vast amount of aid given out by nations, debt has reached a point where “for every $1 received in aid grants in 1999, sub-Saharan Africa paid back $1.51 in debt service” (Mentan, 2002, p....   [tags: developing countries, trade borders, debts]

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Immigration to the United States

- Many immigrants from around the world have wanted or are living in the United States. The government has heard complaints from the citizens about these immigrants and choosing whether or not to close the borders. Even though many people want to close the United State’s border due to the population increase, the United States should not because it already has laws in place to deal with the immigrants who come to the United States for freedom from oppression. There are many immigration laws in the United States (U.S.) such as the green card, the immigration bill, and the Gentlemen’s agreement....   [tags: closing the borders, freedom from opression]

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Helping Beyond Our Borders

- There are currently 14 names on the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) “Most Wanted” list (USA for the International Criminal Court). This is the list of the individuals that are responsible for the most heinous crimes happening around the world. It is the goal of the ICC to find these criminals and bring them to justice. American Involvement in the International Criminal Court, designed to provide enforcement and prosecution for crimes against humanity, is critical to its success in fighting those who are responsible for the world’s worst crimes....   [tags: International Crime]

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Ancient Egyptians Nile

- Situated in the north east of Africa, the Nile is the blood, life and backbone of Egyptian existence and culture, for without it, Egypt would just be a wasteless continuation of the Sahara Desert. In this essay, I will explain the environmental and geographical factors as well as some of their influences upon the political and social structure of the Ancient Egyptians. My references come from a wide range of different books and internet websites. With its natural borders - the vast Sahara Desert and it's few scattered oases to the west, the mountainous Eastern Desert and the Red Sea to the east, the narrow coastline of the Meditteranean Sea edging the marshy Delta to the north and the black...   [tags: sahara desert, land, natural borders ]

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Italy's Colonization of Ethiopia and Great Eritrea

- I. The Effects of Colonial Legacy The root causes of the war could be traced back in history to the imperialist policy of great powers of Europe, an international phenomenon during the 19th century. Eritrea as a new independent entity was created by Italian colonization. Italian colonization did not only create a new independent state of Eritrea but also a separate Eritrean identity. As a result of the socio-economic improvements created by the Italian colonial legacy, Eritreans developed a distinct Eritrean identity and a sense being “civilized” and regarded Ethiopians as “backward”....   [tags: political, relationship, borders]

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International Week

- “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open mind” –Malcolm Forbes This quote was the opening line of Professor Anthony Russel’s lecture about education without borders. Not only does this quote reiterate his aim for education without boundaries, but it also demonstrates the purpose of international week for student development. Students from Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Holland, The United States, Germany, Spain, and other countries all came together to learn about each other, and international education....   [tags: Education Without Borders]

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Nelson Mandela

- Nelson Mandela The life story of Nelson Mandela has long become a legend, a story that transcends race, borders, culture, or language. He is one of the greatest leaders to ever step foot on this Earth. He was willing to give up his own personal freedoms for the good of his people. Still, his decisions at major points in his lifetime hold lessons for individuals who are inspired of becoming good leaders. Many leaders are inspired by the actions and decision-makings abilities of Mandela. He kept the interest of others before his own....   [tags: race, borders, culture, language]

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