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Case Analysis : Canadian Royal Mounted Police

- Every generation of law enforcers deals with issues unique to their field. Canadian Royal Mounted Police (RCMP) corporal Terry Burns (2015), believes public perception, funding, staffing and equipment are some of the greatest issues 21st century Canadian police forces are facing (November 5, 2015, personal communication). Inspector Rosemary Hawkins (2015) with the Calgary Police service also acknowledges sexism, government control, drugs and gangs, and media coverage of law enforcement as modern issues to policing (October 23, 2015, personal communication)....   [tags: Police, Crime, Gang, Constable]

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The Problem Of Gang Violence And Murder

- Gang violence and murder are two factors that contribute to the delinquency that develops in young boys and girls. Violence is seen among juvenile delinquency, where teenagers are victims of violence that exists around their neighborhood or violent acts their peers around them commit. Violence exists in poor neighborhoods where juveniles do not have any money or jobs and leads to them becoming thieves. Caine is a young man that is surrounded by violence and drugs, where he becomes a delinquent due to him growing up in a dangerous neighborhood and being part of a group where his peers murder and steal....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Juvenile delinquency, Gang]

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The Underground Economy From Sudhir Venkatesh Gang Leader For A Day

- The underground economics of The term underground economy may be used to refer to transactions that are based on illegality and characterized by noncompliance with the law in economic activities. As such, it involves the illegal sales of goods and service through transactions that do not comply with the government requirements. Such an economy is community-based, and while it is not easy to measure its size, it relies on crime, drugs, and prostitution as well as other illegal activities to generate money....   [tags: Crime, Gang, Economics, Organized crime]

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The Youth Gang Social Control Program

- In the present module’s case, each author focused on their own policy (often very innovative for their period of time) program on how to combat gangs. For instance, the police gang unit (Decker, 2007), POP (Braga, 2008), or “The Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) […] a gang- and delinquency-prevention program delivered by law enforcement officers within a school setting.” (Esbensen et al., 2011); “a youth gang social control program in Little Village […] community -wide approach to gang prevention, intervention and suppression at five cites throughout the country.” ( Spergel et al., 2006); various programs and methods, virying from the prevention till suppression ( p.136)...   [tags: Gang, Crime, Criminology]

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Video Response Worksheet : The World 's Most Dangerous Gang

- Video Response Worksheet SOCI 101 CCBC /Spring 2016 SECTION 05/ McLaughlin,Kaylee The World’s Most Dangerous Gang Body language/ pg. 110: The ways in which people use their bodies to give messages to others. MS 13 gang members have tattoos and use hand signs for identification and communication. They have tattoos that tell stories about their lives. They say their tattoos are autobiographies. Tattoos can be on any part of their bodies and include MS 13, MS, Salvatrucha and the devil horns. The members will also get area codes tattooed on them from places they have been....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Mara Salvatrucha, Los Angeles]

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The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding

- The Importance of Family in McCullers' The Member of the Wedding "I don't need my mother or my father anymore. I am a teenager, who needs them. I can definitely live on my own." Carson McCullers wrote a novel, The Member of the Wedding (1946), which put a twelve-year-old girl, Frankie, in the situation of leaving her family and hometown. After last year, her best friend moved away and she was left alone. She used to be very popular and hung out in all of the clubhouses around town. Now, she was not invited to any of them....   [tags: McCullers Member of the Wedding]

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How Social Institutions Can Help More Out Of A Gang : Youth, School, Community, And Law

- This article review examines the article entitled, “How to help me get out of a gang: Youth recommendations to family, school, community, and law enforcement system.” Published in the OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice in 2013. Jill Sharkey, Skye Stifel, and Ashley Mayworm all of whom work in the department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at the University of California wrote this article. This Scholarly article will analyze and explore the author’s many avenues and theories to keep the youth away from gangs as well as identifying some challenges that may prevent them from joining as well....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Gangs]

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Can We Stop Gang Violence?

- Can We Stop Gang Violence. Stopping gang violence requires more than just the law enforcement in solving gang problems. Gang involvement among youths remains to be a prevalent problem to parents and society. It is often associated with violence and other criminal activities within the community. Though reasons remain to be varied, youth participation continues to increase through out the years. In seeking then to understand the motivation for youths joining gangs, it is essential to look at good family function, which promotes healthy development, as well as looking at how poor family function, is related to poor outcomes for youths....   [tags: Crime, Gang, Criminology, Mara Salvatrucha]

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Character Development in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang

- Character Development in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang   Search and Rescue, Utah State Police, and Bishops of the Church of Latter-Day Saints chase a group of bridge destroying, billboard burning, bulldozer mutilating eco-terrorists through the desert of the Southwest. The group known as the Monkey Wrench Gang consists of four very different characters: Seldom Seen Smith, also known as Joseph Smith, George Washington Hayduke, Doctor A. K. Sarvis, and Bonnie Abbzug. Each character has his own opinion of why nature needs to be saved....   [tags: Monkey Wrench Gang Essays]

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How Is Gang Violence Affecting Kids Today?

- How is gang violence affecting kids today. Gang violence is affecting every inner city child today; whether it 's getting shot at or getting PTSD from the stuff they 've seen on the streets. In recent studies and surveys reported by Vice News, they are seeing that more children are getting PTSD from gang violence, than soldiers coming back from the Middle East. Here is what Vice News had to say about this new problem in America: "There 's an epidemic of PTSD in American cities, and it has nothing to do with the wars being fought abroad....   [tags: Gang, Crips, Bloods, Los Angeles]

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Gang Injunctions Arrive in the UK

- Gang injunctions arrive in the UK In November 2009, new provisions for tackling gangs under the Policing and Crime Act were passed: the gang injunction. Inevitably, these have already been dubbed the ‘gangbo’ – an ASBO (Anti-Social Behaviour Order) for gang members. Originally restricted to those 18 and over, only a week after the act was approved, the Crime and Security Bill proposed its extension to cover those 14-17. Gang injunctions have been used in the US for over two decades. The UK version is slightly different....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays]

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Gang Violence: Problem on the Rise

- What ever happened to kids wanting saying they wanted to be a police officer, fireman, doctor or teacher when they grow up. Does anyone ever say, when I grow up I want to be in a gang. According to the National Gang Threat Assessment there are over one million gang members in California and over forty percent are under the age of eighteen. Just in Fresno alone there are over twelve thousand gang members and over 500 gangs (Overend). Gang violence is a growing problem and if we don’t try to control it now it will be a bigger problem in the future....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays]

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A Sociological Aspect of Gang Activity

- Gangs can be classified as a group of adolescents who are perceived to be a threat to society, are mostly recognized by their name and territorial power, and have been involved in numerous acts that violate criminal law procedures in North America. (Esbensen, Winfree, He and Taylor, 2001). The first theme that was present in the pieces of literature collected was the lack of opportunities. As previously stated before, becoming involved in a gang starts at a young age. An article titled “Youth Gangs and Definitional Issues: ‘When is a Gang a Gang, and Why Does It Matter?’” explicates what exactly constitutes a gang, starting with young adolescents....   [tags: street gangs, youth gangs, territorial power]

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Theories on Gangs and Gang Violence

- Theories on Gangs and Gang Violence The emergence of gangs in the United States was first fueled by immigration and poverty stricken families who settled in urban areas. With few having the money-making skills to accomplish the goals set by society such as money or a better way of life or able to adjust to their new urban life, these lower class citizens began to band together forming what many viewed as "gangs" in certain areas. Although there was no definite meaning of the term "gang" back then, one recent definition that has been agreed upon by more than 100 American and European researches attempted to define it; "A street gang is any durable, street-oriented youth group whose involveme...   [tags: Groups, Streets, Illegal]

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The Problem Of Juvenile Delinquency

- Introduction According to (Frontline) juveniles offences increased from 1985 to 2005 by 128 percent and later declined in 2013 by 39 percent. In 2013 the United Stated court handles around 1.1 million juvenile case in that involved charges with the violation on the law such as robbery and arson. The purpose of the study is to better understand how and why many of these teens become gangs and drug related. Statement problem The major problem of the research study is further understanding a connection with juvenile and their childhood....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Illegal drug trade, Gang]

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The Problem Of Gang Subculture

- Today’s class discussion covered the Subculture Theories, which argues that urban, lower-class society have values and attitudes that contribute to violence and deviant behavior. This theory is divided into three sections: Delinquent Subculture, Differential Opportunity, and Other Subculture Theories. According to Albert Cohen, delinquent subculture is the most delinquent behavior, found in lower class younger males and it is the most frequent form of gang delinquency. Gang subculture is distinguish by non-utilitarian, malicious and negativistic behavior....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Crime, Working class]

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Gang Prevention in Schools

- INTRODUCTION Gang violence in schools has always been evident, however in past decades it was slightly more controllable, as school authorities were able to immediately identify the persons involved and deal with them before any ideas of further gang involvement could be spread. Whereas in present time gang violence within schools has but become a growing pandemic, infecting not only poorly resourced schools but a few private schools as well. Within this essay the growing phenomenon of gang violence will be discussed, with reference to the group dynamic concepts that exist in the field of Sociology....   [tags: School Violence Essays]

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Gang Violence

- The North Carolina Governor’s crime commission states that there are 1,446 gangs across the state with a total of 19,000 members. The average age of gang membership is 15 years old (Our Initiatives-Gang Prevention). In the 1980’s national gangs began to shift from just the bad street type local criminals to taking on public arrangements involved with drug trafficking and other illegal activities. As there power and membership increased gangs were being recognized in locations outside of their regular neighborhood (SKEP)....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Gang Reduction Program

- In 2003 as a response to communities with a large amount and growing number of youth gangs the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, initiated the Gang Reduction Program (GRP) (U.S. Department of Justice 2008). The formation of gangs is seen as a response to system failures and community dysfunction. As a result, one of OJJPD’s anti-gang initiatives is to make communities safer and have a pro-social environment (U.S. Department of Justice 2008)....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Classical Gang Theorists

- The aim of this essay is to discuss what the Chicago school and classical gang theorists can explain about UK gangs today and whether their ideas are relevant to the current situation in the UK or not. Since the early 2000s, researchers have noted that there has been an emerging gang problem in the UK. According to John Heale, who has studied UK gangs in detail the term refers to ‘a group of about 10 or more individuals who have a name and who claim an allegiance to a geographical area’ (De Castella and McClatchey, 2011: 1)....   [tags: UK gangs, chicago schools]

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The Bloodhound Gang and their Rise to Fame in Music

- The Indie music scene is very large, people like indie music because it’s different. One of the ruling indie bands is The Bloodhound Gang is so popular mainly because of the sexual innuendo in their music. Their most major titles include Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo, Uhn Tiss Uhn Tiss Uhn Tiss, and Fire Water Burn. Bloodhound Gang is an American band which began as a hip hop group but branched out into other genres, including alternative rock, punk rock, and electronic rock, as their career progressed....   [tags: Techno, Hip-Pop]

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Analyzing the Causes of Youth Gang Initiation

- In the context of deviant behaviour and its control, or lack thereof, exist numerous theories and data that try to interpret the reason youth enrol in gangs. That being said, sources based on practical data are ideal to justify the cause of this deviant lifestyle. This paper will primarily address the practical data in conjunction with Merton's strain theory to elaborate on youth motivation for joining gangs. The findings pose a connection among living in a deviant environment and lifestyle prior to membership, a sense of belonging, and economic strain as the fundamental reasons to explain why youth join gangs....   [tags: deviant behavior, belonging, economic]

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The Differences Between A Club And A Gang

- The differences between a club and a gang, are quite distinct, but it is the connotational differences between these two words which distinguishes one from the other. The New Lexicon Webster's Dictionary of the English Language defines a club as; "...an association of people with some common interest who meet periodically..." It defines a gang as "...a number of men or boys banding together, esp. lawlessly..." This definition is traditionally slanted toward applying to male youth, and stereotypical gangsters, from the Mafia to street criminals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gang membership, Drug Selling, and Violence in Neighborhood Context

- Smiley is a man who was released back into the society on a parole. He was sent back to live in his neighborhood. Shinichi Suzuki, a famous Japanese violinist who invented Suzuki Method, got the right idea of Smiley’s situation when he said “Man is a child of his environment”. It means that Smiley is a product of his environment. His neighborhood is a no picnic. The neighborhood is a basically a graveyard of American dreams. Like everyone else in America, Smiley values individualism, achievement, money, and family unity highly....   [tags: Smiley, Suzuki Method]

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Gang Violence and Biker Gangs

- Gang violence is a major problem in our society today. Gang violence could take place in our neighborhoods and corrupt the young children easily influenced by the violent behavior as well. In the two poems, ?Leather-Jackets, Bikes and Birds. by Robert Davies and ?Street Gang. by H. Webster, the two poets write about gang related issues discussing the ill-mannered bikers who cause these problems to other around them. These poems discuss the violence, death and illegal activity in which a number of people participated in, which like reality is the problematic truth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Social Bonds: Aboriginal Gang Formation in Canada

- ... In particular, since they have invested heavily in conforming these individuals have more to lose than those who have not invested in their future in a conforming fashion. (Reginald et al, 1995). Third, is involvement, which Hirschi utilized in order to illustrate that when large amounts of structured time are invested in socially approved activities, such as sports or work, the time for available deviance is drastically reduced (Reginald et al, 1995). Specifically, active engagement in conventional endeavors acts as a powerful protective factor against delinquency (Huebner and Betts, 2002)....   [tags: social control theory]

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Understanding the Real Problem: Hispanic Youth Gang Integration

- The reason why adolescent youth join gang organizations is a question that has plagues policymakers of most states around the world. The issue has grown into a severe crisis in the United States, most notably among minority communities. Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the United States as well as the minority group with the second most gang members and second most incarcerated group, falling behind only African-Americans. In this paper, I analyze why adolescent Hispanic youths are so at risk for becoming involved in a gang....   [tags: acculturation and ethnic marginalization]

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The Social Connection Between Family Members

- The society is a complex web of interactions between the different factions. At the very basic level is the family unit and in this case the nuclear family unit. The social connection between family members is the basic connection that the rest of the society uses to stay together. This is a cohesion that can be considered to have adhesive elements of the various people in the society. Ideally, there is an insatiable need in human being to be part of something bigger than themselves. As such the connection at the family level and to loved ones provides the attachment that people require to feel safe and secure....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Family, Gangs]

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The Twang Gang

- How has rhythm and blues influenced country music. Rhythm and blues is responsible for revolutionizing country music in that it helped create a new “twang” sound. Through research we found that rhythm and blues may have even saved country music from extinction. Because the soulful sounds made by rhythm and blues artists are constantly changing, attracting newer and younger audiences is not an issue the rhythm and blues industry has. Therefore modern country music is attempting to diversify by incorporating rhythm and blues elements into its traditional mix so that the sounds will stay fresh, the music can reach a broader audience, and so that people can understand the similarities the two ge...   [tags: Music]

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How To Be An Effective Team Member

- Teamwork is becoming more important in the work place, because of the leaders and the fact that it allows full participation with all employees. In order to complete several different tasks, managers and supervisors usually perform teams and assign different tasks to complete one major assignment. Team work starts at the top (Smikle, 2009). When supervisors or managers are willing to administer teamwork, they are enabling the employees to follow. Managers or supervisors set good examples when they delegate tasks, but more importantly express to the employees how teamwork is productive....   [tags: Business Management ]

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A Member of the Jury in To Kill a Mockingbird

- The courthouse was crowded, all seats were taken and many were standing in the back. It was silent, no one spoke, not even a baby cried out. There was the Judge sitting in the front of the room, the defendant, the solicitor, and the jury. I was a member of the jury that day. Everyone knew the truth, the defendant was innocent, and the evidence that was established was supportive and clear. The jury’s decision however, was not based on evidence, but on race. A jury is supposed to put their beliefs aside and make a decision based on the information given during the trial....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee]

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Leadership For A Qualified Member Of Staff

- For me as a newly qualified member of staff entering into an established team I found Anne’s high morals and consistency were the basis for her providing me with a positive role model. She believed best practice was the minimum and would always ensure every patient experienced the best care possible. IIies (et al.2012) believes that managers should be role models that their followers seek to emulate. A study by Hauck,Winsett and Kuric (2012) concluded that leadership can affect nurses ability to provide evidence based care....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Sociology, Patient]

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Working As A Project Team Member

- Working as a project team member can be very difficult, challenging and require skills diversity in order to complete project tasks successfully not only as individual, but also as team member. Range of various obstacles can occur during project duration, misunderstanding, communication difficulties, and differences in quality standards are only some of them. Project team work not always can be a negative experience, participate as a team member into project, can also be very pleasant and useful for an individual in regards to working with other team members and learn and gain a new experience....   [tags: Project management, Management, Quality control]

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The Impact of Disability on a Family Member

- As certainly as intellectual disability has an influence on the individual as well as society in basic, it likewise has an influence on families. The attributes of households differ substantially; therefore too can the possible impact of intellectual disability on a family member. (Taylor, Brady & Richards, p. 209, 2005). I interviewed Ms. Nikki Gorman on October 3rd and October 10th, an Intervention Specialist at Holmes Resident Intermediate school who teaches exactly what is termed as the "MH Device" (individual communications)....   [tags: education, learning differences]

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An Evaluation Of The Social Service Member

- Introduction The given case of the patient is carefully assessed and all the observations are included in this report. On the basis of the requirements of this case, the social service member needs to be trained. He needs to deploy patient-centred approach so as to improve the health of the patients at the earliest. It will save time and costs from several perspectives. The social service member should thereby, deploy such practices that will improve the current scenario and provide appropriate solutions in a given case....   [tags: Family, Psychology, Family therapy]

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Unionization Is A Member Of A Union

- 1.) Individuals may elect to become involved as a member of a union for many benefits and advantages they offer. The primary issues surrounding individual decision for unionization are their dissatisfaction with wages, benefits, operating conditions or environment, promotions, and lack of job security (Rue, Ibrahim, & Byars, 2016, p. 392). Union involvement opens up a direct line of communication with members and their employers to increase the odds of negotiations or attempts to resolve any discrepancies employees may experience within the workplace (Rue, Ibrahim, & Byars, 2016, p....   [tags: Employment, Management, Twelve-step program]

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An Active Member Of A Service Fraternity

- In college, I was an active member of a service fraternity called Alpha Phi Omega. Leadership within this organization taught me many skills and gave me attributes that have helped me develop my character. To help my future students’ do the same, I would like to help advise organizations and clubs that would foster leadership skills and student driven community service, service learning, National Honor Society, Student Council or other like organizations. I have served on the executive board of many different organizations in both high school and college and can translate the skills of working with different leadership styles my club members....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Leadership, Alpha Phi Omega]

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Become A Member of Nursing Organizations

- Nursing organizations can offer a lot of resources and opportunities no matter what stage you are in your nursing career. They foster a sense of community among nurses and can further your nursing career in many ways. As a nurse, you recognize the value of belonging to a nursing organization. But there are so many to choose from and because of your personal budget crunch you just want to join a few that are most relevant for your needs. School and State Nurses Association In nursing school, you need to sign up for membership in your school's student nurses association....   [tags: Nursing Organizations, National, State]

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I Am An Member Of The Band

- Ever since I was seven years old, the Perkins band was an organization I aspired to be in. When I heard my cousin playing his trumpet for the first time, I was instantly hooked on the idea of being a member of the band. The only thing I cared about all throughout elementary school was being in the band when I was a fifth grader. If I am being completely honest, I thought of every day as being one day closer to joining the band. I have always been a band nerd, and I wear my title proudly every minute of every day....   [tags: Trumpet, Brass instrument, Educational years]

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A Functioning Member of Many Societies

- My transition from high school to college was not flawless; the first two semesters of my college experience were academically frustrating. In high school, I was able to attain a high level of success with minimal foresight and planning. I quickly found that this was not the case in college, and that I would have to reevaluate my study habits and organizational techniques in order to improve my grades. While my first semester grades were not terrible, I knew it was not my personal best. I approached the next semester with the drive to succeed; but still did not fully understand what it was going to take to achieve success....   [tags: Personal Statement]

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My Role As a Group Member

- I used to believe that I did not perform very well in groups. I am an observer who likes to learn alone. I thought I learned best when I worked on my own. Even though I always knew group work had many positive values, I was more comfortable with the lecture-based approach and resisted group work merely because it involved change, not because it had a collaborative learning approach. However, during the learning community project, I came to realize that I learn more effectively when I work in groups....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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The Unexpected Loss of a Family Member

- Our family was never close but we didn’t care. Nobody thought one day things might be different. All of that changed on September 20, 2014 when a hostile argument ended with the death of both my aunt and uncle. For years their marriage was falling apart. My aunt was very materialistic and wanted my cousins to have whatever they asked for but in reality my uncle knew it was impossible financially for them to achieve this. He would try to explain this to her but it usually led to arguments where she would then threaten to leave him so in the end she got her way which led to their vast debt....   [tags: essay about my family]

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Caring For A Family Member

- Caring for a family member should never be viewed as a burden. As a caregiver, you are responsible for their safety, food preparation, administering medicine, housekeeping, emotional support, and performing personal tasks such as toileting and bathing. It would be awkward to bathe a loved one, but it is a job that must be done. You have to put your feelings aside for the well-being of your family member. If it is awkward for you, then I am sure it would be just as awkward for your family member....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Alzheimer's disease]

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Mixed Member Proportional in Canada

- There is a fundamental problem with the democratic process in Canada. This problem is rooted within our electoral system. However, there is a promising solution to this issue. Canada should adopt the mixed-member proportional representation electoral system (MMP) at the federal level if we wish to see the progression of modern democracy. The failure to do so will result in a stagnant political system that is caught in the past and unable to rise to the contemporary challenges that representative democracies face....   [tags: Democratic Process, Political Parties]

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Duma Member: Right or Left?

- The first twenty years of the nineteenth century for Russia was such a time in which change and inconsistency were consistent. At the turn of the century, Nicholas II was struggling to keep power as aristocracy was losing it control over Russia. As serfdom was dying due to the emancipation, the lower class was rising for more representation. And while these two conflicting movements are happening, a world war was on the brink. In V.V. Shulgin’s The Years: Memoirs of a Member of the Russian Duma, 1906-1917, Shulgin gives his readers an in-depth look at Russia before the war, during the war, and after the war....   [tags: Russian History]

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The Leader Member Exchange Theory

- LEADER-MEMBER EXCHANGE THEORY Source Leader member exchange (LMX) originated at vertical dyad linkage (VDL) theory about 30 year ago. LMX theory views leadership as a process that focuses on the interactions between a leader and subordinates. The interactions maybe either high quality or low quality that dictates subordinates relationships to the leader. Positive relationship leads to in-group and normal so positive relationship dictates out-group membership (Northouse, 2013). Development The researchers who studied LMX theory were: Graen, 1976; Graen & Uhl-Bien, 1995; Liden, Wayne, & Stilwell, 1993; Anand, Hu, Liden, & Vidyarthi, 2011....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud]

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Support A Successful Staff Member

- There are many qualities and topics to discuss when support a successful staff member, whether it is an instructor, staff or faculty. Liang points out that staff and teacher training is imperative for a DE course to be effective (2001, p. 29). C-RAC states that anyone delivering a DE program should be appropriately qualified and effectively supported. (2009, p. 3). An instructor should have good control of their technology and interactive teaching skills to promote interaction (Wu et al., 2015, p.3)....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Educational psychology]

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The Growth of Conflict in Peter Callero's The Myth of Individualism

- Conflict is something that exists in the everyday lives of all humans throughout the world. It can be shaped by the thoughts that are shared and also challenged by others. Conflict is like a tree. Once the idea is planted into someone's thoughts, it sprouts and begins to grow. As the idea continues to grow and spreads its branches, others who agree with the idea grow around it and the conflict builds and builds until it is like an overwhelming forest. Once conflict is formed and created, it can grow until it affects the lives of everyone is the surrounding area and can lead to extreme cases....   [tags: warfare, violence, gang members]

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The Leader-Member Exchange Theory

- The Leader-Member Exchange Theory, or LMX, is a two-way relationship between management/supervisors and their employees/subordinates. The theory assumes that leaders use different management styles, leadership styles, and behaviors with each individual subordinate or group of subordinates. The exchange between supervisors and subordinates will be inconsistent between each individual member of the group. A supervisor may be very kind and supportive to one employee/group and be very critical and unresponsive to another employee/group....   [tags: management, transformational leadership]

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The Index Family Member

- The index family member is Daveon, who is a heterosexual African American male. Daveon is currently a college student and track athlete at his local community college with no sort of occupation. The family members that reside within the home of Daveon are Sarah, Kiara and Kiara’s daughter Maya. Daveon’s family is going to through the post-divorce stage. In addition, both of Daveon’s parents Sarah and James have no close ties with one another and have become the head of their own household. Sarah is a heterosexual African American woman, who has only a high school education....   [tags: Family, African American, High school, Education]

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A Interview On Chicago Gang Life

- Lydia, The focus on Chicago gang life was very interesting. I was aware that there were issues in Chicago, I just didn’t know to what extent. This presentation brought me some valuable information. In my professional life I know I can use the facts you provided. When I am working with a patient who is involved in a gang, I will be sure to only ask for the information that will benefit the patient. I won’t ask anything that would allow me to be involved in the gang aspect or put my professional establishment at risk....   [tags: Health care, Health, Health insurance, Better]

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The Ghost Gang Bank Robbers

- were now standing. After several seconds of a show of adoration from the audience, the applauding subsided and they sat back down. Director Johnson then continued. “These three showed special courage and selflessness in the performance of their task. I take great personal pride in telling you that my goal, my passion, is to make this country safe for it 's citizens. I want everyone in the FBI to have the same desire and respect for the laws of this country along with compassion for the victims of criminal acts....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Crime]

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Movie Analysis : ' Ok Gang '

- "Ok gang, we have the warrant, let 's go." Joe orders. Seeing Jerry walk to the door, he stops. "I don 't think it 'd be a good idea for you to join us, bud." "I 'm sure Mr. Greco 's forgotten our little incident by now." He wines. "No, I think it 's best if you stay here." "I agree, Joe." "But captain!" The detective protests. "You don 't want to do anything that 'll give Mr. Greco 's attorney, something he can use to overturn the conviction, do you?" "No. “Ok then it’s settled you’re staying here.” “Yes, captain,” he replies, moping over to his desk....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, 2003 singles, Want]

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Movie Analysis : ' Ok Gang '

- Ok gang, we have the warrant, let 's go." Joe orders. Seeing Jerry walk to the door, he stops. "I don 't think it 'd be a good idea for you to join us, bud." "I 'm sure Mr. Greco 's forgotten our little incident by now." He wines. "No, I think it 's best if you stay here." "I agree, Joe." "But captain!" The detective protests. "You don 't want to do anything that 'll give Mr. Greco 's attorney, something he can use to overturn the conviction, do you?" "No. “Ok then it’s settled you’re staying here.” “Yes, captain,” he replies, moping over to his desk....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Want, 2003 singles]

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The Unjustice of Motorcycle Gang Laws

- We are finally addressing the topic that has been on your minds for a long time. Bikies. Is the law still giving everyone the right to a fair legal process and a fair trial or have they bent the rules when it comes to motorcycle gangs or groups. There are three arguments that prove these new laws are unjust. I would like to bring your attention to the fact that a longer sentence is given to the accused only because they are part of an organization. The next point is that what the rights state are interpreted differently by the police and citizens....   [tags: bikies, arrest, holding]

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Analysis of Wanted Poster, Offering a Reward for Information Leading to the Capture of the Kelly Gang

- The primary source that will be analysed is a poster titled “Wanted poster, offering a reward for information leading to the capture of the Kelly gang”. The Kelly gang consisted of four bushranger men, Edward (Ned) Kelly his brother Dan Kelly and two of their friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. Ned Kelly and his gang are one of Australia’s most famous historical figures. Throughout this text it explores a brief history leading to the creation of the poster, the intended audience, important features of the poster and also what can be learnt from the source....   [tags: history, political issue]

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Law as a Deterrent: The Trinidad and Tobago Anti-Gang Act 2011

- The Trinidad and Tobago Anti-Gang Act 2011, strives toward making provision for the maintenance of public safety and order through discouraging membership of criminal gangs and the suppression of criminal gang activity and for other related matters. It seeks to reduce criminal gang activity by making membership of gangs and related activities unlawful; these comprises involvement in a range of offences including murder, robbery, larceny, arson, firearms and ammunition offences, drug trafficking, rape, kidnapping and attempts to commit any of those offences (Act No....   [tags: public safety, criminal activities]

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Delinquency and Gang Violence

- Delinquency and gang violence has disturbed many communities in Urban African American areas. Engaging youth in community programs may take away from the violence, focusing on the missing factor within delinquents. Youth delinquents are molded into violent criminals before they have a chance to build themselves, the known reason is there communities have a part in there behavior. A problem many communities are faced with is delinquency and gangs. Delinquency and gangs begin to pull in the similarities and focus more on the meaning connected to youth violence from the past to the present....   [tags: Communities, Urban, African American Areas]

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Arguments For Turkey Not Becoming A Member Of The Eu

- Arguments for Turkey not becoming a Member of the EU Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Arguments for Turkey not becoming a Member of the EU Introduction It is clear that, the history of union among the European countries can be traced way back from 1951 with the formation of the European Coal and Steel Community, and this has steady being achieved through treaties and establishment of common trading blocks. This way, member states have significantly benefited in various ways such as improved bargaining power in the international markets, raised security levels, as well as cautioning member states from financial collapse....   [tags: European Union, Treaty of Lisbon, United Kingdom]

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New Delhi Gang Raping

- ... Life is a very precious thing and to take another’s life is a very serious thing. The evidence was unmistakable in that these men were responsible for the murder and raping of this young woman. When a crime of this caliber happens it is very difficult for the community and even the world to cope with. In the New Delhi rape case so many people felt fear and anger towards the rapists; the community banded together and showed their support for the family but also showed their desire for justice....   [tags: restorative vs retributive justice]

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Leader-Member Exchange Model

- 1. Leader-Member Exchange Model helps leaders and mangers to get the best from their management team members. The model describes how all relationships between managers and subordinates should consist of three different stages. The first stage involves “Role-Taking,” then “Role-Making,” and finally, “Routinization.” “Role-Taking” happens when team members first join the group. Managers use this time to assess new members’ skills and abilities. For example, when I work as a Supervisor at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, I would help assess the new hires as well as current employees to see where they are succeeding....   [tags: relationships between management and subordinates]

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INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION IN THE OIC MEMBER COUNTRIES

- INTRODUCTION Under general terms, international migration represents any cross border movement by people from one country to another as a result of personal, economic and/or political motives. The personal motives for migration range from having better education opportunities to seeking a mild climate for a better life standard. The economic motives for international migration which especially gained speed after the Industrial Revolution are centred on finding jobs offering better wages and work conditions....   [tags: International Politics ]

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Becoming a Member of the National Honor Society

- Reaching my goal in becoming a member of the National Honor Society would give me a great sense of pride both academically and personally. As a person I have ambition, academic excellence, and great decision making skills to offer to the NHS. For example, ever since I was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society I have been striving to do my academic best for a chance to be in the NHS. I show this with my 4.0 G.P.A that I have held for six straight quarters. This shows my determination to be a part of an organization that will better this community for future generations to come....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Leader Member Exchange ( Naics ) Theory

- Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory The Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory is unique as it was not leader focused, nor was it follower focused. This theory a different approach, as Northouse (2013) stated, the "Leader–member exchange (LMX) theory takes still another approach and conceptualizes leadership as a process that is centered on the interactions between leaders and followers." (p. 161). The theory acknowledges that a leader may will have different relationships with each follower and that it may effect how the leader supports, rewards and interacts with that person....   [tags: Leadership, Management]

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The Engineer Battalion As A Member Of The National Army

- The 44th Engineer Battalion was originally constituted on August 15, 1917 as a member of the National Army. It was activated as the 47th Engineer Railway Maintenance-of-Way Battalion. The unit was organized March 31, 1918 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama. The organization was later redesignated as well as converted as the 47th Regiment as a member of the Transportation Corps. This event took place on September 7, 1918. Only two months later in November of 1918 the unit would face a complete reorganization and designation....   [tags: United States Army, Iraq War, Brigade, Regiment]

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The Importance Of Becoming An Effective Team Member

- As I look back on my communication class, I feel I was not only having a wonderful and funny class during the whole semester, but also harvested many necessary communication and cooperation skills in each group projects. In the beginning of the semester, I wrote my first evaluation to appraise myself by the nine core small group communication competencies. After 12 weeks, I thought I got some improvements in some aspects. In the following paragraph I will discuss each of the competencies to analysis my effort of becoming an effective team member....   [tags: Idea, Thought, Psychology, Mind]

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Documentation Of Ephemeral Work As An Audience Member

- Documentation of ephemeral work as an audience member: I document my experience as an audience member by writing reviews of shows I see. These are then posted onto my blog. My initial notes develop into a review by considering the strengths and weaknesses of each performer. The format of a theatrical review is useful to me because I can learn lessons to apply to my own practice. Considering the processes of professional performers also allows me to engage at deeper levels as an audience member. Initial notes: Brooke sounded soft at some points....   [tags: Theatre, Actor, Performance, Audience]

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My First Act As A Member Of Congress

- As a member of Congress, I would have many issues I would want to take on. Many of these issues would need to be taken on in the capital, whereas others would have to be dealt with closer to home. In this hypothetical situation, I would be a congresswoman for Washington, seeing as I am moving there next year. The issues in Washington State vary immensely from the issues in Georgia, so I hope my paper is unique. My first act as a member of Congress, in Washington D.C., would be to try and unite both the House of Representatives and the Senate on issues dealing with gender equality....   [tags: United States House of Representatives]

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The United Methodist Church And A Member Of The Baptist

- She became a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and a member of Bethel United Methodist Women. Where she made homemade soup, candy, subs, and sandwiches for the community. She would always attend church dinners with a single set of china dishware, in which the whole church thought she had the whole set. Nevertheless, she would always go for a Sunday drive, and as my grandfather says, “She always had to go for a drive in my cars!” All the same, when my great grandfather found out that there was an infection in his foot the doctor suggested it be removed, but all my great grandfather said was “I came into this world with two feet and I am going out with two feet also.” Furthermore,...   [tags: Grandparent, Family, English-language films]

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My Family As A Family Member And An Individual

- My family, on my mother’s side, does not only consist of my mother and brother, but it also includes a large extended family. I come from a large African American family that moved from the south to California. My maternal grandmother had 11 children, and each child/sibling had at least two children. Therefore, I grew up with a lot of noise and very little privacy. This was both frustrating and important at the same time. During the stages of late adolescence, 14 – 18, it was the time when I began to understand my own identity as a family member and an individual....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Erik Erikson, Cousin]

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An Active Member Of The Female Women Of India

- "It’s only when we all join hands that we can really change things,” Renana Jhabvala remarked to her audience attending her talk about structural inequity and impoverishment among the women of India (Renana Jhabvala, campus talk, 30 September 2015, UW-Madison). As an active member of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India, Jhabvala has been a tremendous instrument for change in the lives of poor Indian women. Because women’s work in India is not taken into account within the population’s labor force, the work of the women goes unnoticed....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Women's rights]

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Escherichia Coli Is A Member Of The Family Enterobacteriaceae

- Escherichia coli is a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae. It is a bacterium with a cell wall that has many components. Escherichia coli can live without oxygen which means that it is a facultative anaerobe. It is also capable of fermenting lactose under anaerobic conditions, and in the absence of alternative electron acceptors. There are effects and various factors that limit its growth rate. Its morphology consists of a rod-shaped gram negative bacteria that is commonly found in soil, water, vegetation, human intestines, as well as the intestines of animals....   [tags: Escherichia coli, Bacteria, Cell, Diarrhea]

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The Final Member Of The Male Supporting Cast

- Captain McIntyre, the final member of the male supporting cast, presented the most diverse spectrum of media representations out of the characters examined. He differed in descriptions across various forms of media, often cast as an honorable man that wanted to pay Thornton her fair wage and other times was a devious, greedy figure. Her autobiography and few papers fell into the latter category. The autobiography explained that she was anxious to receive her full pay so she could return to Ireland, but that McIntyre, ‘was just as anxious to retain’ her pay....   [tags: Working class, Middle class, Social class]

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My Role As A Member Of Outreach Team

- Monday September 14th: This week in clinical at Hampton Homes, my role was a member of outreach team, in which you go out and make home visits with clients. Again this week we had four clients and a couple of them were follow-up visits from the last week. The first client we saw was a follow-up from last week. This client was the one who had been having severe headaches. Our main goal was to check up on her and see if her headaches had improved and if she had been to see the doctor about the sinus issues she was also having....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Goal, Blood pressure]

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When I Became A Member Of The Church

- Before I became a member of the church, I used to have a relationship with girls many times. Even though I get used to date with girls through many experiences, I was poor at dating and made a lot of mistakes in the very beginning of relationship. I remember one of mistakes I made; I told my girl friend “would you marry me?” This is kind of memory now, but it was little serious question at that time because I was blinded by her. When I was romantically involved very the first time, everything I did with her was good and I wanted to live my whole life with her....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Spouse, Husband]

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Gang Leader For A Day By Sudhir Venkatesh

- Gang Leader for a Day written by Sudhir Venkatesh consisted of Sudhir himself studying, observing and partaking in a study for his dissertation on the South Side of Chicago with underprivileged African Americans who are gang affiliated. The methodological and ethical issues that were found in his book reflect potential strengths and weaknesses of his qualitative research. Venkatesh brought to light the dangers and awareness of being associated with the Black Kings gang, there were situations that were new to him that he had to adjust himself to and be cautious of for the future....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Qualitative research]

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America's Reluctance to Deal With Gangs and Gang Crime

- The United States of America faces a highly complex problem that is threatening to destroy the fabric of its unique urban society. This problem has been developing for many years and has become entwined into the core of American society to such a point where it has virtually become accepted as the norm to the millions of people whose quality of life has been greatly reduced by it. The problem in its most simple form is crime, however, this is evident as a problem that demands improvement in nearly every country throughout the world, so this essay will look closely at the crime problem that has become synonymous with modern day urban America - gang crime....   [tags: Crime Essays]

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Gang Leader For A Day : A Rouge Sociologist

- Gang Leader for a Day: A Rouge Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh is the ideologies rooted in the African American community. The ideal facts cannot be denied here. The idea of being black and poor is not a simple answer of, very bad, somewhat bad, neither, somewhat good or very good. Being black and poor is a lifestyle. Being black and poor is a community. This book will give you understanding how structural racism among blacks is installed throughout history. The system is created to make sure the subject matter, blacks, in this case are subjected to fail....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Crime, Robert Taylor Homes]

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Why Gang Life is Attractive to Some

- According to Miller’s theory, young boy’s who do not have a father figure growing up will turn to gangs to achieve a sense of masculinity within each other. Girls will turn to all-male gangs to have a sense of father figure as well. Because of the masculinity is missing out of children’s lives, the gang life tends to attract them because of the power and respect that comes along with being in a gang. (Delinquency In society, p.180-181) There are many theories that explain why people join gangs....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays]

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The Monkey Wrench Gang By Edward Abbey

- The Monkey Wrench Gang, written by Edward Abbey, is a fictional piece of literature advocating environmental issues and radical anarchism. “We can have wilderness without freedom,” Abbey said. “We can have wilderness without human life at all; but we cannot have freedom without wilderness”(xvi). The Monkey Wrench Gang was set in 1975, after the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. There was a new sense of environmental awareness in the seventies enforced by the Federal government, including The National Environmental Policy, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, and the Water Pollution Control Act (wiki)....   [tags: Environmentalism, Environment]

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