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Inner City Communities

- within inner city communities. This paper focuses on the different activities offered to single parent families living inner city communities and the benefits and constraints that come along with these provided services. Population background Inner City Communities are often areas which are both densely populated and deteriorating(quote). The areas and its residents have strongly been correlated with social and economical disparity. Residents of inner city communities have been plagued with problems including: “high unemployment, poor health care, inadequate educational opportunities, dilapidated housing, high infant mortality, and extreme poverty” (Attitudes and Perceptions, n.d)....   [tags: Recreation, Leisure, Poverty, Inner city]

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Problems in the Inner City Schools

- For decades now, there have been educational problems in the inner city schools in the United States. The schools inability to teach some students relates to the poor conditions in the public schools. Some of the conditions are the lack of funds that give students with the proper supplies, inexperienced teachers, inadequate resources, low testing scores and the crime-infested neighborhoods. These conditions have been an issue for centuries, but there is nothing being done about it. Yet, state and local governments focus on other priorities, including schools with better academics....   [tags: public schools, minorities, race]

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The Inner City Youth Of America

- The inner city youth of America is in trouble, experts estimate that every day thousands of teens in inner city areas are recruited to join neighborhood or city wide gangs. I am calling on the members of the Rich People of America to help resolve some of the main problems that involve teenage gang related activity. According to around eighty-five percent of male juveniles in detention facilities are there for gang related activities. Every day inner city teens face frequent harassment and pressure to join gangs, more pressure than ever seen before and as a result most will wind up succumbing due to fear for their lives or families....   [tags: Gang, Crime, Criminology, Mara Salvatrucha]

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Racism And The Poor Inner City

- Coming from living in a poor inner city neighborhood in Chicago as a child was distinctive from other places, in terms of gender socialization. There wasn’t nothing major for me to be socialized with my gender that I do plus, I grew up interacting with most of my cousins who are female, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not a male that I am today. When I came to Iowa from Chicago, it increased my awareness on racism and when I’m somewhere with no or less Black people, I tend to use stereotypes black people are victimized towards, to increase my self-esteem....   [tags: Gender, White people, Race, Black people]

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Identity and Inner City Kids

- Through programs that directly fuel desegregation in schools, our educational systems have become a melting pot of different races, languages, economic status and abilities. Programs have been in place for the past fifty years to bring student that live in school districts that lack quality educational choices, to schools that are capable of providing quality education to all who attend. Typically the trend appears to show that the schools of higher quality are located in suburban areas, leaving children who live in “black” inner-city areas to abandon the failing school systems of their neighborhoods for transportation to these suburban, “white” schools....   [tags: Psychology ]

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Students At Inner City Schools

- The people who you surround yourself with can enable you to reach your highest potential; they can also disable you to reach your goals. Students at inner city schools have a whole separate experience than do suburban students and that is because the people that spend the most time with inner city students have drastically different lives than those who surround suburban students. There are many differences between students home lives, socioeconomic statuses, and provided staff in suburban schools and inner city schools that are proven to be advantageous and disadvantageous to the student involved....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, School]

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Security in Inner City Areas

- Security is complex and is part of our everyday lives. An explanation of security, according to Buzan (1991) (cited in McDonald, 2008, p.70) is that ‘security is the absence of threats’. Generally, it is concerned with matters related to safety, which can be physical, financial, social or emotional. However, it can also apply to an array of concepts like risk, danger and segregation (Carter et al., 2008b, p.4). Social, cultural and material practices produce security (Carter et al., 2008a, p.180) and in conjunction with material entities in inner-city areas mediate diverse experiences and understandings of individual security in our communal worlds (Carter et al., 2008b, p.6)....   [tags: surveillance cameras, social issues]

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A Small Inner City Neighborhood

- Introduction The community for this paper is a large inner city neighborhood with a population about 3,000. It is adjacent to other neighborhood with similar population. It is a racially diverse population in which whites (including Hispanics and Latinos) are the majority and African American as the dominant minority group. It is a low income community with very small number of business establishment and a single hospital that is understaffed. Tenured employment is low, and many engaged in seasonal jobs (such as construction work) for their income....   [tags: Crime, Gang, Sociology, Criminology]

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The Effects Of Low Quality School Systems On The Inner City

- Many minority groups suffer from the effects of low quality school systems, which in many cases is a directly associated with the polarization of the suburbs and the inner city. Suburbanization has changed many of the core qualities of the inner cities infrastructure. Particularly, depopulizaton and job removal are two factors that have been negatively impacted by the rise of satellite communities. It is quite apparent that schools within the city tend to be of lower status or quality than those positioned in a suburban community....   [tags: Suburb, City, White flight, United States]

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Crime And Its Effects On The Inner City

- half of the victims struggling to survive in poverty area is causing them to not choose the right step to a better living but some people have such a negative view about the inner cities where disproportionate numbers of impoverished and African Americans live but the issue is that everything they accomplish is to help themselves survive. “Believed the high rate of young African American men in prison is due to their adaptation to poverty” (Burns). Most of the poverty areas are full of law enforcements which are arresting and killing people because stereotypically these are areas where crime is more likely to happen causing them to over use their power in poverty areas and the system allowin...   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Police, African American]

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Be Someone: A Program for Inner City Youth

- The foundation in which I chose is called Be Someone founded by a gentleman by the name of Orrin Hudson. Be Someone is a nonprofit organization that was started with a vision to help inner city youth succeed and use several skills including the game of chess that promotes self – esteem responsibility, analytical thinking and positivity. The mission of Be Someone is “to build character, hope and inspiration so that kids can achieve lifetime goals, realize their full potential and Be Someone”....   [tags: foundations, community centers]

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The Influences Of Inner City Juvenile Delinquency

- A Literature Review on the Influences of Inner-City Juvenile Delinquency Introduction It is believed that children are a product of their environment. With their brains often compared to sponges, children tend mimic the language and actions of those around them and absorb those things into their memory. There are many studies on causes of juvenile delinquency, but there is much debate as to who and what is considered the primary factors of influence. The most common factors that this research has come across are parents, peers, poverty, violent crime, social behaviors, school, and gender differences....   [tags: Juvenile delinquency, Crime, High school, Gender]

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Urban Issues of Inner City Teens

- Urban Issues of Inner-City Teens In the generation that teens live in today they are seasoned by the thought that getting by is a simple key to success and a good life. Many of these teens who are so tied up in this obnoxious stereotype don’t realize that what their futures holds is based upon their actions and the way that they are growing up is numbered. Regardless of what is said about inner-city teens they have the power to alter the negativity that is given off from the decisions they make to become much healthier....   [tags: diversity, generations, success, good life]

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Media Depictions Of Inner City Violence

- Violent crime is an ever growing problem in America 's inner-cities. Oftentimes, we see in the media depictions of inner-city violence that could be compared to that seen in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, constant shootouts plaguing city streets. In Chicago alone, a single weekend can be marked by hundreds of shootings and homicides reaching toward and up into the double digits. While the general trends in violent crime (homicides included) have been on the decline for the vast majority of the United States, some “hot spots” where violence continues to increase remain, especially in the inner-cities....   [tags: Crime, Violent crime, Criminology, Violence]

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Improving Inner City High Schools

- A test of success is when the odds are stacked against you. Inner-city high schools face this problem on a daily basis. When it comes to the formation of writing centers, high schools, especially ones located in America’s largest metropolitan areas, face a plethora of problems. However, by using unique tools and relationships—collaboration between high schools and local universities, choosing the proper tutors, and a unique writing center setting—inner-city high schools across the nation have been able to develop successful writing centers....   [tags: High school, College, Grammar school]

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Inner City Minority Public School

- White Suburb Public School vs. Inner City Minority Public School The sociological imagination is when you take your experiences and see them as a whole. This allows you to look through a different point of view through others experiences. C Wright Mills defined sociological imagination as, “the vivid awareness of the relationship between experience and the wider society” (Mills 2002:3). Sociological Imagination is the ability to watch a group and see what they do socially, watching their interactions, and seeing their influence on each other....   [tags: High school, School, School types, Kindergarten]

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The Problems of Glasgow's Inner City

- The Problems of Glasgow's Inner City Glasgow is located in the south of Scotland; it is the largest city in Scotland with a population of 630,000. There have been many changes in industry and city planning throughout its history. Glasgow was founded in the 19th century. It was a good settlement sit because it was located near the River Clyde which was essential for trade and fishing. Nearby coalfields made the city successful. One fifth of all the ships in the world were built in Glasgow....   [tags: Papers]

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Recycling Wealth in the Inner City

- Recycling Wealth in the Inner City INTRODUCTION The modern story of developed areas is a move from the inner city to the suburbs. This decentralization of metropolitan areas has left urban areas neglected. Such a transformation has had negative consequences, because it has inherently meant the abandonment of those left behind in urban centers. Furthermore, the issue is complicated by the fact that the distinction between those moving to the suburbs and those left behind has been defined largely by race....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Contemporary Inner City Issues : Poverty Stricken Communities

- Contemporary Inner-City Issues: Poverty Stricken Communities Destitution. Malnourishment. Impoverishment. All of these words weigh heavy when you bring up the topic of inner-city poverty and the dilapidated living conditions associated with it. Due to lack of funds and resources, healthcare is something that has become more of a nicety, as opposed to a necessity. Multiple large families become forced to live under one roof, sometimes restricted to the use of a single restroom. Psychological disorders become area specific, such as a more complicated version of PTSD, and jobs that only pay minimum wage are widespread....   [tags: Malnutrition, Poverty, Minimum wage, Employment]

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The Painful Symptoms of Inner-city Apartheid and Drug Abuse

- C. Wright Mills, in a statement of the sociological perspective, suggests that the sociological imagination offers insight into the relationship between personal troubles and public issues: “… it is by means of the sociological imagination that men now hope to grasp what is going on in the world, and to understand what is happening in themselves as minute points of the intersections of biography and history within society.” Sociologist Philippe Bourgois applies Mills’ idea of the sociological imagination in his study on drug dealers in New York City....   [tags: c. wrifht mills, troubles, public issues]

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Benefits of an Inner City Community Youth Center

- It’s no well-kept secret that inner city impoverished neighborhoods produce some of the lowest test scores in the nation. It is not necessarily the children’s fault that they perform poorly, they are simply victims of their environment, one of apathy, greed, and a lack of academic importance in life. Most of their parents are not well educated, and as statistics show, they will not be either. Often, inner city youths, good children to begin with, become entrapped in a vortex of negativity stemming from a community that does not care to support them in a positive manner, and prominent negative influences abundantly tempting them, such as drugs, violence, and crime....   [tags: Youth Center, Impoverished Areas]

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Combatting the Crime and Violence in the Inner City of Kingston, Jamaica

- ... 3. A study to find out if the NCB Foundation has inspired or facilitated the empowerment of youth in Denham Town to become better individuals within that community. 4. An assessment into the social issues facing youth of Denham Town. Literature Review: The American Psychological Association (2014) explains violence as an extreme form of aggression such as assault, rape, or murder. Violence among youth is a critical issue across the Caribbean. It has begun to receive much deserved attention in most Small Island developing states (SIDS)....   [tags: youth, ncb foundation, community]

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A Model Of A Small Inner City Housing Project

- Newman (1972) defined the term “Defensible space” as “a model for residential environments which inhibits crime by creating the physical expression of a social fabric that defends itself (Pp. 3).” In his later work, Newman specifically announced that the purpose of the defensible space was to “restructure the physical layout of communities to allow residents to control the areas around their homes (Newman, 1996, Pp. 9)”, with the hope that this identification could improve the residents’ involvement to control the places, reduce the presence of the criminals and after all, reduce crimes....   [tags: Criminology, Crime, Sociology, Crime prevention]

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The Effects Of Peckhamania On The Inner City Area By Chris Martin

- The term “Peckhamania” has been introduced in an article by Chris Martin in 2013, dubbing Peckham as London’s buzzing new hotspot, with “galleries, rooftop bars and foodie night markets that make East London look positively parochial”, a stark contrast to Olsen (1997) labelling it an inner city area which is among the poorest and most deprived in the country... Blighted by ills such as drugs, crime, unemployment, low educational achievement, a deteriorating infrastructure; life lived at the margins....   [tags: Middle class, Social class, Racial segregation]

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Analysis Of ' Inner City ' By Loic Wacquant And William Wilson

- Introduction The main point the book is trying to convey is that living through injury shapes the neighborhood of Eastwood. My main argument is injury immobilizes people but also influences people in the community to use their injury as motivation to dream. In this essay, I will be using the theme of isolation to supplement how isolation affects the community, but they use their resources to overcome isolation. With the in-text citations, the footnotes, and outside research article, i’m going to bring in three type of evidences (medically, socially, and physically) to make a fit with my argument in order to understand Laurence Ralph’s objective....   [tags: Gang, Criminology, Crime, Los Angeles]

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Technology And The Classroom For My Inner City School

- The purpose of this proposal is to encourage the adoption and integration of technology in the classroom for my inner city school with a high population of students with a low socioeconomic background. As we all know in our world today, almost everything is technology driven. Technology has taken over the methodology of teaching. Even though technology has its pros and cons nonetheless, I truly believe in incorporating technology in our classrooms will equip our middle school environmental educationally challenge to accommodate 21st century skills....   [tags: Education, 21st century, Technology, Learning]

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Entre Les Murs: Inner City Education

- Throughout popular culture, there are many representations of school systems and inner city life. Laurent Cantet's film, Entre les murs (The Class), presents a view of the school system in France. Entre les murs is based on the memoirs of François Bégaudeau, a teacher in the French suburbs. Bégaudeau also plays the teacher of the film, M Marin. Entre les murs has many similarities to the representations of inner city life presented in The Corner and therefore shows how similar inner cities are around the world....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Inner City School Systems

- The school system in America has long been an issue of discussion and debate amongst people everywhere. The discussions and debates often stem from evaluating the current educational system in order to determine if significant social issues, including increasing regional poverty and declining literacy rates in specific urban regions are related to economic differentiations in the educational system. Many policy analysts have considered the issue of educational funding allotments in order to determine a system that provides greater equity between socio-economically disadvantaged inner-city schools and wealthier suburban, middle class schools (Kozol 83)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effects Of Racial And Class On The Inner City Article Speaks About All The Features Within The Cities

- Youth and/or Development. The cost of racial and class exclusion in the inner city article speaks about all the features within the cities/ghetto. This articles talks about the underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspective. This article focuses on many things such as families, sexual behaviors, city transitions, homelessness, immigration and etc. These are key points that have a cause and effect on youth and development. I also have examples from the article of “America 's ‘invincible’ city brought to its knees by poverty, violence.) From both articles I will discuss these key points throughout my passage of understanding from this article....   [tags: City, Suburb, Lewis Mumford]

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The Benefits of Attending an Inner-City School

- The Advantages of Attending an Inner-City School Imagine having a gun stare you straight in the face. What do you do. How do you react. Luckily most people do not have to face a situation like this in their lives. However, this happened to me once while walking to my high school which is located in the middle of a large city. Another young man who was walking past me decided to show off in front of his friends and show them how "manly" he really was. Without saying a word, he walked up to me and began punching me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Drugs Abuse and the Decay of the Inner City

- Societal and ethnographic reports have link the arrival of crack to gang violence, high murder rates, poverty, and family disruption. Popular opinion seemed to indicate that the introduction of crack cocaine has led to increases in central-city crime and accelerated trends toward overall inner-city decay in America.. This manuscript will established (1) briefly what crack cocaine is (2) when it was introduced (3) if there is a direct link between the introduction of crack cocaine and an increase decadence in the social and economic life of the American community (4) and why this drug had such a significant influence....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]

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The Inner-City Problems and Solving Them

- The Inner-City Problems and Solving Them There are many problems that can be clearly seen in the inner city. Problems such as crime, poor housing (perhaps slums), and unemployment are all apparent. However unemployment levels are gradually dropping. Lack of money gives rise to the problems so are often seen in the lower class areas of cities. On the whole the perception of the inner-city areas has the image of poverty and overcrowding which faces many cities across Britain today in whatever proportion....   [tags: Papers]

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Ethnic Minorities in Inner City Areas

- Ethnic Minorities in Inner City Areas (Carr P175-P180 and Independent Review) It can be said that ethnic minorities do remain concentrated in the inner areas of many MEDC cities, as can be seen in the 1991 census data, which shows disproportional numbers of ethnic minorities in London and major cities in the Midlands and the North of England. This can also be seen in the USA but is more significant as ethnic minorities make up a much lager proportion of the population, due to the higher rate of natural increase amongst the Hispanic and Asian segments of the ethnic groups, as well as their continued immigration into the cities....   [tags: Papers]

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More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

- More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time) William Julius Wilson creates a thrilling new systematic framework to three politically tense social problems: “the plight of low-skilled black males, the persistence of the inner-city ghetto, and the fragmentation of the African American family” (Wilson, 36). Though the conversation of racial inequality is classically divided. Wilson challenges the relationship between institutional and cultural factors as reasons of the racial forces, which are inseparably linked, but public policy can only change the racial status quo by reforming the institutions that support it....   [tags: African American status quo]

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Review of Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City

- For this assignment I decided to read the book Code of the Street: decency, violence, and the moral life of the inner city by Elijah Anderson. This book is about how inner city people live and try and survive by living with the code of the streets. The code of the streets is basically morals and values that these people have. Most of the time it is the way they need to act to survive. Continuing on within this book review I am going to discuss the main points and arguments that Anderson portrays within the book....   [tags: Elijah Anderson, respect, street crime, family]

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Understanding Inner City Poverty : Resistance And Self Destruction Underu.s Apartheid

- In the ethnography “Understanding Inner-City Poverty: Resistance and Self Destruction under U.S Apartheid,” Philippe Bourgois, in East Harlem New York, researches the misunderstanding of inner-city poverty with an intersectional approach because of the way he incorporates the culture of resistance, race, class, and gender. Bourgois early on states that he utilizes the participant observation method, which is the standard method used by cultural anthropologists that require the researcher to live within a community to study daily activities, he primarily uses this process because he believes it to be more of an effective method than surveys, where lasting relationships cannot be formed, the...   [tags: Anthropology, Cultural anthropology]

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Reflection On A Student Coming From An Inner City High School

- WRA 150 Reflection Overall in WRA 150 I believe my writing has reached a new level. In this paper I will like to reflect on my learning in this course. While providing evidence to back my claims. This course has taught me many things that I wasn’t able to learn before reaching college. During this course I found myself being intimidated. Being a student coming from an inner city high school. I wasn’t sure what to expect, for example when it came to writing a nine page research paper, I was unsure of the process....   [tags: Writing, Learning, Writing process, Writing style]

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The Development Of A Nurse Working Within A Inner City Hemodialysis Clinic

- As a nurse working in a inner city hemodialysis clinic with a diverse patient population, it is necessary to be culturally competent. For the purpose of developing cultural competence and being able to apply it in a clinical setting, Leininger’s Culture Care theory was chosen. Additionally, with a growing multicultural population in health care, it is inevitable to not care for someone from a different culture at one point or another in the nursing practice. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2012) reported that in 2010, roughly 41% of the U.S....   [tags: Culture, Patient, Nursing, Health care provider]

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Improving the Reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation

- Improving the Reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation Statement of the Problem What strategic step can Stanley Walsh make to improve the situation and reputation of Inner-City Paint Corporation. Objectives To analyze Inner-City Paint Corporation's current situation. To determine the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. To make an industry analysis on Inner-City Paint Corporation....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy]

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Inner City Initiatives and Re-Development Schemes

- EXAMINE THE REASONS FOR INNER CITY INITIATIVES AND RE-DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES (10) The widest definition of an Inner City is “An area found in older cities surrounding the CBD, where the prevailing economic, social, and environmental conditions pose severe problems'; Although the inner city areas have been identified as having problems for many years, it was not until 1988 that Margaret Thatcher put forward the “Action for Cities'; campaign. She realised that something had to be done to improve the conditions, and took the problems found in the inner cities as the reasons why the re-development schemes were necessary....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Social Factors Affecting Inner City Poverty

- Social Factors Affecting Inner City Poverty Poverty has stricken the country with thousands of inner city families facing dilemmas that contribute to their inability to reach a higher economic social status. Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues updates for the U.S. Federal Poverty Measure. These updates report thresholds that determine eligibility for particular federal programs, and also is used to set an income measure which allows the National Census Bureau to estimate the percentage of the population who are indeed suffering from poverty (The 200 HHS Poverty Guidelines)....   [tags: Papers]

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Substance Abuse Increasing In Inner-city Minorities

- Substance Abuse Increasing in Inner-City Minorities Substance abuse is an ever increasing epidemic facing America's inner- city minorities. There are several different drugs that are gaining popularity amongst inner-city youths 1. Juice, that is marijuana soaked in embalming fluid is starting to show up in more and more inner east coast cities 2. Crack or rock cocaine is by far one of the most addicting drugs out there, it's been engulfing America's inner-cities since the early 80's 3. Heroin, is also making a comeback 4....   [tags: Drug Addiction Essays]

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Inner-city Elementary After School Programs

- Inner-city Elementary After School Programs Inner-city elementary age kids face many challenges in and out of the classroom. These challenges range from education day in and day out, as well as, sometimes growing up in an impoverished family and community. Factors also include peers which these kids come into contact with at school, in the streets and at home. Kids today need more than ever an extra push of positive motivation from mentors. I believe that this constructive mentoring begins with after school programs....   [tags: Essay Papers Education Children ]

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The Influence Of Quarantine And Its Effects On Society

- They were out again, the group known as Quarantine, and as usual they were hunting. Quarantine was made up of several different social statures that came together for one cause, wiping out demons and anything deemed unnatural. Unnatural included cyborgs, stray A.I. bots and even just rare mutations of human genes such as legs being fused together, two heads or some freak looking creature that wasn’t what the ideal human should look like. Members for this particular group came from all walks of life such as the poor who lived beneath the old crumbling bridges of vintage cars that used wheels and gasoline as means to accelerate....   [tags: City, Suburb, Urban decay, Inner city]

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The Creation Of The Hood

- The Creation of the Hood The hood, short for neighborhood, of a predominantly poor, minority area is vastly different from the neighborhood of middle or upper class suburban area. Whereas one is overridden by violence, hopelessness, and a sense of confinement, the other is an exemplification of the American dream, prosperity, and opportunity. The polar differences between the two areas are not coincidental, but, rather, consequential. Beginning in the 1960’s, shortly after the end of segregation by the Brown vs....   [tags: Suburb, City, Inner city, Urban decay]

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The Young Warriors Violence Prevention Program

- In particular, inner-city(e.g., low-income urban) African-American male adolescents have been identified as a high-risk segment of youth due to their disproportionately high rates of exposure to (and often participation in) violent situations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,2001; Hammond and Yung, 1993; Rich, 2001)" (Abdul-Ali). Elijah Anderson states, that "the 'code of the street' in poor, inner-city African-American communities places all young African-American men under much pressure to respond to certain situations-show of disrepect-with violence" (Anderson....   [tags: elijah anderson, street code, inner city]

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The Effects Of Social Inequality On Inner City And Low Income Neighborhoods That Help Generate Crime?

- 1.WHAT MUST BE DONE TO CHANGE THE LIVING CONDITIONS IN INNER-CITY AND LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS THAT HELP GENERATE CRIME. Several strategies that can change living conditions and reduce crime rates are education, employment, and decreased inequality. “Changes in the structure of inequality would result in changes in crime rates” (pg.284 Social Inequality). The more opportunity is granted the less likely and individual is prone to committing crimes. Additionally, the government must implement changes to the current income guidelines which denies and reduces resources for many individuals living in poverty....   [tags: Sociology, Criminology, Social status, Poverty]

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Histopathologic Characteristics of Colorectal Cancer in Inner City Minority New Yorkers

- INTRODUCTION Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most frequent cause of death from malignancy after lung and bronchial cancer in men and women in the United States. The African Americans (AA) are the ethnicity with the highest incidence (68.4 men, 51.7 women) and mortality (31.4 men, 21.6 women) in comparison with whites and Hispanics. 1 From our previous study, we demonstrated that AA has significant lower overall survival rate than Hispanics in our population in southern Bronx.2 We postulated that the discrepancy of mortality in these two cohort of patients who were from same geographical disposition raised the issue of biological risk of CRC and mortality among AA....   [tags: high mortality, agressive tumors]

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Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools

- Differences in the Education Quality That Students Receive Due to Technology: Wealthy Private Schools vs. Inner City Schools Technology in schools is becoming increasingly more important. Computers in the classroom have become not only a learning aid, but also a necessity for the educational process. However, computers, Internet access, televisions, and other such technological advancements cost money, a lot of money. President's Panel on Educational Technology recommends that the government spend anywhere from six to twenty-eight billion dollars each year on an ambitious program of computer infrastructure development (both hardware and software), teacher training, and research (Johnson, 2...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Growth Of The City

- In Ernest W. Burgess’s “The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project,” (1925), the author delves deep into the processes that go into the construction of a modern city or urban environment. Burgess lists its following qualities: skyscrapers, the department store, the newspaper, shopping malls, etc. (p. 154). Burgess also includes social work as being part of a modern urban environment. This is supported by his construction model based on concentric circles that divided Chicago into five zones....   [tags: City, Urban area, Suburb, Town]

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The New York City Subway System

- Behavior and experience are both contagious and are contingent upon the surroundings one resides in. This is evident after reading Watter’s essay on The Mega Marketing of Depression in Japan as well as after reading Gladwell’s essay on The Power of Context. Both of these works illustrate how behavior and experience could be amended. Specifically, how behavior and experience are contagious through the use of applying specific methods like the Broken Windows Theory, the Law of a Few, Stickiness Factor, and Mega Marketing in order to alter peoples behaviors and experiences....   [tags: Suicide, New York City, Human behavior, Crime]

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Factor Affecting the Presence of Crime in Inner Cities of America

- The presence of crime in the inner cities of America is the result of many different factors. Although it is impossible to explain the issue with one single theory, it is possible to recognize the characteristics within society that have traditionally been associated with crime. These include poor neighborhoods, weak family structures and high rates of unemployment. However, they cannot be used to explain overarching mechanisms of extremely high rates of American urban crime today. Social structures as well as cultural conditions play strong explanatory roles in describing the causes of crime in American cities....   [tags: criminal justice]

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio 's New Program

- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s video announcement that city schools were starting a new program that will bring computer science education to all students is late. America is dragging where it should be exceling. Less than 10 percent of the city’s schools offer computer science education and only one percent receive that education. New Yorkers should still applaud their mayor for taking on this monumental task that states should have addressed years before this announcement because New York City isn’t alone in this failure, only one in four U.S....   [tags: Computer science, Computer, New York City]

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The Crime Rate Of The City Of Atlanta

- When the City of Atlanta is mentioned, individuals automatically associate the city with its positive attributes, such as, the beautiful lights, family activities and tourist attractions. The crime that occurs often goes unmentioned; however, it is increasingly becoming an issue. Forbes ranked Atlanta as the sixth most dangerous city in the US with a violent crime rate of 1,433 per 100,000 residents. The city’s crime rate correlates with its poverty levels and low education rates. Beccaria’s believed punishment should be swift, severe and certain....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Criminal law, Criminal justice]

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The Crime Rate Of The City Of Atlanta

- When the City of Atlanta is mentioned, individuals automatically associate the city with its positive attributes, such as, the beautiful lights, family activities and tourist attractions. The crime that occurs often goes unmentioned; however it is increasingly becoming an issue. Forbes ranked Atlanta as the sixth dangerous city in the US with a violent crime rate of 1,433 per 100,000 residents. The city’s crime rate correlates with its poverty levels and low education rates along with Beccaria’s ideas of punishment being swift, severe and certain....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Theft, Criminal law]

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Growth of the City of Manchester, England

- Manchester DBQ During the nineteenth century, Manchester, England became an increasingly industrialized city, and its population rose considerably. Although the industrialization of Manchester was extremely successful for the modernization of society, Manchester’s growth also raised many problems in society. Many different problems arose due to the industrialization of Manchester; however the conditions of the industrialization were viewed differently by different people. Some people wrote and spoke positively of the effects of industrialization, mostly in reference to the improvement of working conditions, and medicine, others wrote about social issues emphasizing the degradation of civiliz...   [tags: Population, Economy, Industrialization]

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City or Suburban Life?

- Given the opportunity to live in a major bustling metropolis or in a surrounding nestled suburb what would you choose. Surprisingly, a number of people contend with this decision everyday. Some relocate because of employment opportunities, warmer weather, to be closer to family or simply for a change of scenery. The reasons for moving are as abundant as the options when considering city or suburban life. When considering either choice, one may be attracted to the luxurious high rises and breathtaking views of the city or the sprawling greenery and family oriented atmosphere of the suburbs....   [tags: Real Estate]

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Marina City

- History_Educational Influences Marina City as a modernist urban solution was possible by Bertrand Goldberg because of his formal architectural training as well as his early practice and interaction with key architects. Exposure to architectural, socioeconomic, and cultural context that shaped modernist architecture developed him as an architect. Influence began early from his physics teacher, George Vaubel, which inspired him with a lifelong love for logic and “reasoning backwards”. Goldberg studied at the Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape then at the Bauhaus in Berlin and lastly at the Armour Institute of Technology in Chicago....   [tags: modernism, Bertrand Goldberg, architecture]

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Urban City Stereotypes

- Stereotypes of urban cities commonly reflect the portrayal of minorities which they are seen as poor and criminals in comparison to the middle and upper Caucasian class. Such stereotypes are an effect of environmental racism. However, to divert from the spread of negative and racist stereotypes, the local government must reflect a better city. In this paper, I am going to explain the benefits of new regionalism in relation to urban cities and minorities. Having influence from Manuel Pastor and Myron Orfield, minorities need attention from their local government to better their lives....   [tags: Urbanization]

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The Real Side of Detroit: The Diverse City

- ... If drugs stay such a constant problem Detroit will have a harder time getting back to its true roots. Crime was also always a large problem in Detroit. A huge crime problem was the riots of the 1960’s. Riots in the 1960’s began because of a raid in a blind pig.(The Detroit Riots-1967) Many police officers of this time would purposely raid pubs. “The big four or the Tac squad roamed the streets, searching for bars to raid and prostitutes to arrest” (The Detroit Riots-1967). The riots main cause was the unrest in Detroit which in end caused police abuse, houses many could not afford and much more including quick demographic change....   [tags: art, drugs, crime, visitors, poverty]

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Response to Welcome to the City by Murray Forman

- My response paper speaks directly to Murray Forman’s “Welcome to the City” essay, pecifically, the complex relationship the ghetto has with its inhabitants as well as outsiders. In the essay Forman says, “Youth continues to be framed against the American middle-class ideals of a liberated consumer culture” (47). Since our course is focused on black popular culture, I thought it would be interesting to examine the portrayal of domestic space occupied by black families on television sitcoms, a genre defined heavily by shows from the 1950s....   [tags: argumentative]

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The Inner Self in The Awakening, Wuthering Heights, and Fences

- The Inner Self in The Awakening, Wuthering Heights, and Fences        Does turmoil in people promote chaos in the world, or does chaos in the world create turmoil in people. To uncover a single answer to such a question is impossible. Therefore, those who seek a solution find themselves at a stalemate, and the query posed becomes rhetorical. Nevertheless, it initiates another inquiry worth thought and reflection: since the chaotic world is already well established, whether or not a product of human havoc, how is one to escape it and live uninhibitedly....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Redeveloping the City

- What is a city. Is it a concentration of people with similar cultural, religious, and sociological ideas, or is it simply a concentration of people with a similar economic purpose. Since early civilization the idea of the city has been of great purpose for the inhabitants of an area. From the early Greek-city polis of Sparta and Athens to the power of Rome, cities have undergone many changes throughout the course of time. In the new world economy and society, the idea of the city is taking on new forms....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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Murder Capital: “Chiraq, Drillinois” a City at War

- Gang life exists as a lifestyle because of a lack of access to resources. Gangs are classically viewed as a by-product of social disorganization, the weakness of traditional institutions, like the schools, to replace the lost primary networks of the traditional world. Home of the Chicago Bulls and great players, such as, Michael Jordan and Derick Rose, who have won six rings and it is considered to host one of the greatest NBA teams of all times. It is the adopted hometown of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama....   [tags: Gangs, Chicago, Illinois, Social Disorganization]

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Looking at a Growing City

- Looking at a Growing City In her lecture, Ms. Gretchen Schneider gave an in depth study of the changing uses of space in the development of the city of Boston. Her study involved a look at the history and land of the city and how they informed the decisions made regarding development and change in the city. In Jack Ahern’s lecture, he discussed landscape scenarios, which included a look at the different spatial concepts of landscape planning. Both lectures included information that could be extracted and applied when analyzing the development of any city....   [tags: essays papers]

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Racial Segregation During The Postwar City : An Explosive History

- The United States’ government had always had a hand on our country’s housing market. From requiring land ownership to vote, to providing public housing to impoverished families, our government had become an irremovable part of the housing market. The effects of these housing policies can affect American residents in ways they might not even recognize. In his article, “Race and Housing in the Postwar City: An Explosive History,” Raymond Mohl focuses on suburbanization and racial segregation in post-World War II America....   [tags: Black people, African American, Urban decay]

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V. Van Wert City Board Of Education

- Boroff v. Van Wert City Board of Education, 240 F.3d 465 (2000) In a case similar to Fraser, a student was sent home twice for wearing a Marilyn Manson t-shirt with a three-faced Jesus on the back. The t-shirt also referenced biblical statements that were deemed inappropriate and disruptive to the learning environment. The court found that the school had the right to impose action for words or phrases that were considered vulgar and offensive. Just as with the Fraser case, the ethical significance is that students do not have the right to wear articles of clothing that depict messages or images in an offensive, public manner....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Differences and Inequalities That Can be Seen on the Streets of the UK

- By comparing two UK streets in differing localities, one can assess differences and inequalities in the social, economic and cultural spheres. This essay will focus on the differences and inequalities that exist between Renshaw St, Liverpool, and City Rd, Wales, by examining road traffic, homelessness and street-level economic activity Renshaw street is perpendicular to the side of Liverpool City Centre, and Liverpool Lime street is one street away as is the Adelphi Hotel. The road has a collection of pubs, bars, taxi ranks, clothes shops, music shops, restaurants and also take away....   [tags: City Analysis]

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The Inner Workings of Music

- The Inner Workings of Music As a junior in high school, I was fortunate enough to be accepted in the Yale University course: "Music of Arnold Schoenberg, 1908 to 1923: From Romanticism to Dodecaphony" at the Arnold Schoenberg Center in Vienna, Austria. My course work gave me the opportunity to conduct in depth study of the development of one of the twentieth century's most important composers in his home city. However, in Vienna, I also enjoyed many opportunities to learn outside of class....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Mapping City Crime And The New Aesthetic Of Danger

- The releasing of crime statistics, digital crime maps, and media crime reports has resulted in transparency in crime. However, it has also led an increase in gender and ethnic stereotyping that has grave implications on the public’s perception of crime. In her article, “Mapping City Crime and the New Aesthetic of Danger”, Aurora Wallace explores the phenomenon of the geographical, digital mapping of crime in major American cities as well as the implications that occur due to this occurrence. There is a strong correlation between the “systematic gathering of crime statistics” being used as tools for publicizing the police’s effectiveness as well as mobilizing public interests in regards to th...   [tags: Crime, Sociology, Police, Criminology]

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City Of Boston, Massachusetts

- City of Boston, Massachusetts The major cities of the United States are all very interesting, after I analyzed my decision; I decided to research the great city of Boston, Massachusetts. Boston was founded on September 17, 1630 and has a rich historical background making it a very important city in the United States. “The city of Boston was the home to several important events during the American Revolution such as: the Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, the Siege of Boston, Battle of Lexington and Concord, and the Battle of Bunker Hill.” (Snow, Caleb H....   [tags: Geography]

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New York City

- When you associate anything with New York City it is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the congested sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell. Even with my short visit there I found myself lost within the Big Apple. The voices of the never-ending attractions call out and envelop you in their awe. The streets are filled with an atmosphere that is like a young child on a shopping spree in a candy store. Although your feet swelter from the continuous walking, you find yourself pressing on with the yearning to discover the 'New York Experience'....   [tags: Descriptive Personal Narrative Essays]

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Environmental Activism or the Release of Inner Rage

- Environmental Activism or the Release of Inner Rage The concept of activism is rarely understood by any “normal” citizen. The donation of one’s time towards a certain cause or belief has always been envied by the working class citizen who feels it is important to give back, but is pushed away when those good intentions go bad such as when “non-violent” protests or speeches turn reckless. With an intuition of activists having to be heard through harsh acts, for example the demolition of bridges, billboards or aqueducts, their cause is usually overlooked; their actions are looked down upon as people with internal rage....   [tags: Papers]

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Living For The City By Donna Murch

- In Living for the City, Donna Murch details the origins and the rise to prominence the Black Panther Party experienced during the 1960s and into the 1970s. The Civil Rights Movement and eventually the Black Panther Movement of Oakland, California emerged from the growing population of migrating Southern African Americans who carried with them the traditional strength and resolve of the church community and family values. Though the area was driven heavily by the massive movement of industrialization during World War II, the end of the war left a period of economic collapse and social chaos in its wake....   [tags: African American, Sociology, Black Panther Party]

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Special Effects in Dark City

- Dark City, directed by Alex Proya, is a sci-fi thriller full of visually extravagant and atmospheric special effects. The film illustrates a metropolis where its human inhabitants are always engulfed in the nightlife darkness because the sun does not exist. The city is controlled by extraterrestrials known as the Strangers, who disguise themselves as humans and are devoted to researching the human race via manipulation and experimentation. Dark City has a shadowy tone and comic book feel, which is reflected by all the film elements used by Proya....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movie Review]

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Program And Context Of The City Of Fond Du Lac And Lakeside Park

- 1. Program and Context: a. The program I am working with will be the Petting Zoo put on by the National Exchange Club every summer from the end of May to the beginning of summer. This program started in the 1980’s and it has evolved drastically over the past few decades. They don’t have personalized website for their branch, but they do have a website within The National Exchange Club main page. There website is:   [tags: Need, Want, The Animals, Park]

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The National Guard Set Up Morgues All Throughout The City

- In virtually no time, whole neighborhoods were engulfed in water. Due the rapid flooding, numerous residents became stranded, and could be seen on the roofs of buildings across the city. A neighborhood TV channel reported New Orleans was encountering broad flooding due to levee damage, clean water was scarce, and the city was electrically deficient and was estimated to last for weeks. At day’s end, the Mayor of New Orleans described the considerable death toll with reports of bodies floating on the water throughout the city....   [tags: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, Levee, Water]

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Venice: A Lagoon City

- Venice – a lagoon city. There is hardly any city characterised by such opposing attributes as Venice. Many may consider Venice to be the city of love and a senic gem on the water, novels and films usually paint a different picture. The city frequently appears morbid, mysterious and dark. During winter and autumn fog occupies the whole city. Venice is used by many authors as a backdrop to create an environment of suspense and death. Venice is an allegory of death, decay and rot. The city itself represents the literary synonym of the deterioration of the architectural wonder....   [tags: geography, death in venice]

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London: A Global City

- The first industrial revolution, evolved in London, allowed many advances in many scopes for the British capital. Actually, those upheavals give her the access to the world’s market, her power spread worldwide, its networks of influence never stopped extending. Now, those stamps pin down London. That’s why, today, London is considered as Europe’s capital, London is a global city, attracting nowadays diverse strategic activities. Firstly, London is a big economic place, contracting the most influential corporations of the world....   [tags: economic, urbanization, globalization]

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`` Getting Ghost : Two Young Lives And The Struggle For The Soul Of An American City

- “Detroit is the murder capital of the nation.” This is all the United States tends to hear about Detroit, giving the city and its people a negative reputation. However, ethnographer and sociologist Luke Bergmann decided to dig a little deeper. In the ethnography “Getting Ghost: Two Young Lives and the Struggle for the Soul of an American City”, Bergmann wrote about his experience actually living in Detroit, creating emotional relationships with young African Americans, and viewing the drug trade first hand....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Drug, Youth detention center]

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