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The Factors Of A Community

- The police in disadvantaged neighborhoods may rely on shortcuts that undermine their legitimacy and can have adverse consequences on the people living in the neighborhoods. This research is consistent with previous research on how structural factors of a community may affect crime (Bursik and Grasmick 1993). Residents who view police as illegitimate have been shown to engage in more violence since the police would not be responsive to their requests (Kubrin and Weitzer, 2003). This has also been shown to decrease members of the marginalized groups cooperation with law enforcement and resolve conflicts within their own groups....   [tags: Crime, Police, Jury, Victim]

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The Police And The Community

- The public’s perception of how necessary police actions are varies. In the book, The Police and the Community (2002) the author discusses the difference between violence and force. When hearing the word force people often think violence, but this is not always the case. Force usually pertains to enforcement of the law; so for example pulling a gun out to show enforcement. Violence is might, and force is having power. Force is pulling out a gun, and the violent part of this scenario would be using the gun to kill someone....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Deadly force]

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The Safety Of A Community

- The safety of a community has always been important to Texas citizens. Whether it comes to administering punishment, enacting legislation tough on crime, or creating community watch groups – Texans have a vested interest in keeping their neighborhoods safe from crime. As a result, ex-offenders who have served their sentences continue to have their activities scrutinized by weary citizens. You 'll seldom find former these individuals being welcomed openly into any neighborhood. This apprehension leads to communities outcasting former criminals and includes advocating for legislation to make it tough for these people to obtain housing, for example....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law, Conviction]

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The Elderly in the Community

- As one ages, the body accumulates a myriad of multidimensional changes in the realms of physical, biological, psychological, and social alterations. These changes can manifest from a deficiency in one area or an abundance in another. According to the student nurse, these changes can be functional, potentially dysfunctional, or dysfunctional based on Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns. The student nurse conducts a similar interview and assessment process with each patient to gather subjective and objective data related to the health and wellness of the individual....   [tags: Nursing, Health, Ageing]

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The Foundation Of A Community

- The foundation of a community is built upon its various social institutions: educational, economic, and governmental; as a result, the trajectory of one’s familial life is predicated on the outcomes that these institutions produce. When inequality becomes the crux upon which these systems are built, the ostensible result is widespread oppression. It has long been understood that providing an equitable, high quality education is a critical component of any given society’s socio-economic success, thus a society’s failure to properly educate its citizenry represents a significant social problem....   [tags: Sociology, United States, Affirmative action]

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What is a Community?

- A community is established when more than two people share the same values and through time this personal connection evolves into a fellowship governed by rituals, traditions, and a particular form of communication that when taken together makes a group of individuals whether living in a specific geographical area or connected by ideals so distinct that their distinguishing marks allow them to stand out from among the crowd. They do not just believe in something like an organization but they need each other to survive and thrive....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Is A Healthy Community?

- What is your idea of a healthy community. Provide specific examples. What do healthy communities have in common. How would you provide care for a community if your idea of a healthy community does not match your community 's definition of a healthy community. A healthy community as termed as a community that is constantly builds and develops both its physical and social environments, aiding and assisting people to support one another in phases of daily life and to progress to their fullest prospect....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health, Medicine]

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A Community of Intentions

- Everyone fits into some sort of community somewhere. Whether it be the town in which one has grown up or a social function that he or she has been a part of, everyone has some type of group which works together for a common purpose. However, what if it were possible to for a person to create his or her own community instead of living in the one in which he or she was born or raised. What if someone had the chance to create an individualized “intentional community?” According to www.ic.org, an intentional community is “a group of people who have chosen to live together with a common purpose, working cooperatively to create a lifestyle that reflects their shared core values” (346)....   [tags: utopia, unselfish, equality]

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The, Faith, And Community

- Kiergard, Faith, and Community What is faith. What is Christian Community. How does the work of 19th-century philosopher Soren Kierkegaard play into these packed topics . Even though many see Kierkegaard as a critic of Christianity his piece “fear and trembling” provides us with deep insight as to what the calling of faith is for the individual. As for community, Kierkegaard does not directly speak to the topic and its relationship to faith. For some, community means Sunday morning services, for others it can be a deeper calling to live in close relation with those who share a Christian identity....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Søren Kierkegaard]

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The Puritan Influence in Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- The Puritan Influence in Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” (repr. in Thomas R. Arp, and Greg Johnson, Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 8th ed. [Fort Worth: Harcourt, 2002] 316) is a short story with strong Puritan influence. Puritanism is a religion demanding strict moral conduct and strong faith. Puritans held that Christians should do only what the Bible commanded. Analyzing “Young Goodman Brown” is dependant upon understanding the Puritan faith....   [tags: Papers]

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Puritan Depravity and Distrust in Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown

- Puritan Depravity and Distrust in Young Goodman Brown          Puritan doctrine taught that all men are totally depraved and require constant self-examination to see that they are sinners and unworthy of God's Grace. Because man had broken the Covenant of Works when Adam had eaten from the Tree of Knowledge, God offered a new covenant to Abraham's people which held that election to Heaven was merely a possibility.  In the Puritan religion, believers dutifully recognized the negative aspects of their humanity rather than the gifts they possessed....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown YGB]

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Life in the Community

- Life in the Community Aren’t you supposed to be smart because you’re Asian. Aren’t you supposed to be a trouble maker because you’re African American. We are discriminated against because of our multicultural society. In our multicultural society we experience these terrible racist comments due to the diversity we have. Our society is one of the worst because of the diversity of people and religions. We have different languages, foods, religions, movies, music, and games making life confusing for the average person....   [tags: Gender Roles, Racism]

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Rehabilitation in the Community

- “Rehabilitation in the Community” Throughout the country there are approximately 2 million inmates in state, federal and private prisons. California has the highest incarceration. So what will we do to reduce this rate. This is where society looks into rehabilitation for these inmates, hoping to free some space within the prison systems. The advantage and disadvantage of rehabilitation in the community compare to incarceration. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation launch a public safety reforms to encourage inmates to complete rehabilitation programs....   [tags: incarceration, california, inmates]

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Hipocrisy of Religious Figures in the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne

- When going into a building, whether it is a church, a school, or a workplace, a person can normally see a difference in few people. Christians usually set themselves apart from the rest of the world because they have something others do not, Jesus Christ. Religious figures such as pastors, reverends, or ministers are supposed to set a good example for everyone so that people may look up to them. Nathaniel Hawthorne had a very good example of an unrighteous man in his great-grandfather who served as a judge in the Salem Witch Trials....   [tags: Puritans, ministers, character analysis]

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The Puritan Woman's Place in Society during Colonial America

- The Puritan Woman's Place in Society during Colonial America The Puritan Revolution of 17th-century in America endorsed an intimate classification of women with domestic life that achieve a wide acceptance throughout the 18th century. Women were thus locked in the "created" domestic sphere while men were busy in the political sphere. However, Anne Hutchinson was a religious dissenter and she challenged the Puritan principle of conformity with religious laws was a symbol of godliness and that the Bible as the sole source of those laws....   [tags: Papers]

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Relationships and Symbolism in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter is a well-known novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In this novel Hawthorne wrote in depth about the Puritans’ reception to sin, in particular, adultery. He also includes brilliant visuals of the repercussions that occur when the town of Salem hears of Hester’s adultery. There are many relationships within the book, from a lover to a beautiful yet illegitimate daughter. Symbolism runs throughout, even a simple rose bush outside of a jail holds so much meaning. Hawthorne reveals themes all through the novel one in particular, was sin....   [tags: sin, puritans, adultery]

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The Nonfulfillment of New Haven’s Aspirations

- Between the early to mid 1600’s, British outcasts had begun to venture out to North America to seek religious freedom. However, many of these settlers weren’t making the perilous voyage across the Atlantic for solely religious reasons. The colony of New Haven was an organized settlement that was both religiously and economically inclined. However, despite their unity and good work ethic, the colony was unable to achieve much significance by the turn of the century. Ever since the colonists arrived in New Haven, they encountered many difficulties that at first thwarted them from creating a thriving economy, and eventually shattered what hopes they had of creating the strong and influential ha...   [tags: New Haven, Davenport, puritans]

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Mary Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative

- ... The passage also shows that God, according to the Puritans, is a very strict God. He does not tolerate evil acts, and requires that His followers obey His will, or they will be cut off from his presence and blessings. God is so intolerant of sin and evil, that Mary accepted that it was ok for God to take way her children and her lifestyle. On the other hand, God, according to the Puritans, is also merciful to His own people. At the end of the phrase, Mary stated that God showed mercy to her by helping her through her afflictions....   [tags: Puritan literature]

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Puritan Hypocrisy Exposed in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- Puritan Hypocrisy Exposed in The Scarlet Letter    Throughout The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne repeatedly portrays the Puritanical views of sin and evil.  The Puritans are constantly displayed as believing that evil comes from an unyielding bond being formed between love and hate.  For such reasons they looked towards Hester's commitment of adultery as an action of pure, condemned evil.  However, through the use of light and dark imagery, Hawthorne displays who truly holds evil in their hearts.  The one who is the embodiment of evil creates hypocrisy of Puritanical views towards sin and evil.  Hawthorne displays that those who expose sin to the public and the daylight are the most p...   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Examination of Puritan Philosophy in Bradford's On Plymouth Plantation

- Examination of Puritan Philosophy in Bradford's "On Plymouth Plantation"      The Puritan people first came to the New World to escape the religious persecution that hounded Non-Anglicans in England. They established the Plymouth Colony in 1620, in what is now Massachusetts. The colony was a reflection of the Puritans' beliefs. These beliefs, along with the experience of establishing a colony in "the middle of nowhere", affected the writings of all who were involved with the colony. In this writing, the Puritan philosophy behind William Bradford's "Of Plymouth Plantation" will be revealed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Salem Witch Trials

- The Salem Witch Trials were a prime part of American history during the early 17th century. During this time, religion was the prime focus and way of life within colonies. This was especially true for the Puritan way of life. Puritans first came to America in hopes of practicing Christianity their own way, to the purest form. The Puritans were fundamentalists who believed every word transcribed in the Bible by God was to be followed exactly for what it was. The idea of the devil controlling a woman and forming her into a Witch was originated from people’s lack of awareness on illness, disease or simple hysteria....   [tags: puritans, religion, the crucible]

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Ridged Puritan Society in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter: Ridged Puritan Society In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, life is centered around a rigid Puritan society in which one is unable to divulge his or her innermost thoughts and secrets. Every human being needs the opportunity to express how he or she truly feels; otherwise the emotions are bottled up until they become volatile. Unfortunately, society did not permit this kind of expression; thus characters had to seek alternate means to relieve their personal needs and desires....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Puritan Conflicts in Early 17th Century England

- Puritan Conflicts in Early 17th Century England Individual free will allows for a variety of different beliefs to be cultivated. Unfortunately, people do not always accept a variety of ideas. One area in the human experience that has long been disputed is religion. Religion is such a controversial topic that it has been the cause of many wars such as the Crusades and the Thirty Years’ War. The people involved in these wars felt a responsibility to uphold and preserve their faith. In England, the Anglican Church and the Puritans in the first half of the 17th century are another example of peoples with religious problems....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Importance of Religion to the Community of Salem

- The Importance of Religion to the Community of Salem The puritans led a very simple but hard lifestyle. When they weren't working they were in church or praying, which gave them little, if any time to socialise and enjoy themselves. They led their whole life trying not to break any of the Ten Commandments set by God in The Bible. In 1630 the puritans were still living in Britain under the reign of Charles I. They wanted to leave because they were being persecuted for their religious beliefs by the English church....   [tags: Papers]

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Brave Old World

- Stability; an admirable goal, but do the means justify the ends. This brave new world isn’t all that brave. It hides behind sex, soma and subordination of the masses to allow a few Alpha members to enjoy the finer parts of progress, whereas the reservation faces all adversity head on, never stopping to enjoy much of anything. There has to be something else a way of life that allows all to develop as humans, yet also allows for the precious stability that gives society the finer parts (soma, music, art and the like) while maintaining all the freedoms associated with both....   [tags: Community]

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Comunity Risk Reduction Programs and Procedures

- Introduction As emergency providers we are viewed as a trusted and valuable source of information particularly when it comes to protecting the public. Through the years the America Fire Service has recognized the need to build and maintain effective emergency response capabilities. The new norm for the fire service has many common similarities with financial restraints that affect staffing levels, response times, equipment needs, growing pressures from political groups, and various demographic considerations, yet the expectations to provide a high quality service are still present....   [tags: local fire department responsibilities]

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Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne

- When a child is born, his family is there to welcome him into the world. Whether he knows it or not, this family will eventually mold his character, views, and faith. Although all parents try their best to successfully raise their children, even the most perfect of families cannot hide their deep, dark secrets forever. Raised as a Puritan, Nathaniel Hawthorne grew up with a devout family intensely immersed in religion. As he matured, Hawthorne discovered that his seemingly pious family was disturbingly flawed, a discovery that would radically change his life....   [tags: puritans, young goodman brown]

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The Intersection of Race, Sexual Orientation and Religion in the Gay Community

- Intersectionality is a relevant theory for some gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals. Intersectionality studies "the relationships among multiple dimensions and modalities of social relationships and subject formations" (McCall, 2005). The theory argues, pursues and considers how gender, race, sexual orientation and other categories of identity interact on many and often concurring levels of social relationships, therefore allowing discrimination and social inequity. Intersectionality explains how the notion of social injustice, such as racism, sexism, homophobia, and belief-based bigotry such as religion are not independent of one another; instead, they are interconnected, and thereby refle...   [tags: Multiple Identities, Oppresive Institution]

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The Community

- The Community The laws of the government and regulations of the state should be followed accordingly. There will be equal opportunities for everyone throughout their lifetime as long as they meet the requirements for those opportunities. People who qualify and will do the best for the community will head the community. The society is based on free will as long as the rules are followed and no one is harmed. The rules and regulations set are to protect the people of the society in order for a safe and harmonious community....   [tags: Papers]

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The Community's Responsibility

- Local communities can eliminate occurrences such as drug trafficking, gang extortion, abuse of local school council power, corruption of local civil authorities, prostitution, child and spousal abuse if they break the code of silence within the neighborhood. These occurrences take place, with the knowledge of the residents because of the non-involvement attitude members of the community have taken. Firstly, members of the community must work together as an extended family. Secondly, law abiding citizens can eradicate crime in the community by reporting criminal activity to the local authorities....   [tags: Sociology ]

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The Hacker Community

- Hackers are typically defined as individuals that gain unauthorized access to another person’s computer. Although that definition is rather specific it can be broadened to include other illegal activities such as “phishing”, which can be done on its own and may be separate from hacking. The hacker community is what is contended to be an “imagined community” meaning they occupy no singular geographic location, like members of a community like Rosedale, nor have they have any set guidelines for becoming a computer hacker....   [tags: Computer Security]

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Community in Christ

- There is a parable that I remember hearing long ago. The first scene opens with several people sitting around a table with a large pot of delicious soup set before them. The aroma alone is tantalizing. However, the only way they can reach this pot of soup is with the long handled spooned utensils that they have been given. They are able to reach into this pot to retrieve the soup, but the problem begins when they attempt to feed themselves with these enormous instruments. It is impossible. Because of their inability to find a solution to this problem they become weak, frail and malnourished....   [tags: Christianity]

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The Blind Community

- Could you live in the blind community. Being blind is a trial that no one wants to experience but for the ones who are blind what’s it like in the community. The community is full of opportunity and help for the deaf and the visually impaired if you come to little ol hickory you’re not going to find the equipment or help they need here oh no, no you’ll have to go to places that are blind friendly like Raleigh and Greensboro they have all the equipment and technology needed for the blind and deaf, What about transportation....   [tags: physically impaired, independence]

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The Amish Community

- ... For teens today, this means cars, alcohol, drugs, partying, sex, pornography, dancing, and television. (Mazie, 745, 749). Rumspringa can last for several years and ends once the individual chooses to come back into the community and accept full responsibility of following the Amish way of life. (The Future of the Amish, 1). He or she is baptized and joins the church only if he or she genuinely wants to; no one can be forced into it (Mazie, 745, 749). Rumspringa is commonly misunderstood by Americans and is seen by them as a time for Amish teens to abandon all morals and go completely crazy....   [tags: tourism, pennsylvania, lancaster county]

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An Artisan Community

- An Artisan Community Star Artistry is a community of artisans. The musicians, photographers, journalist, managers, record labels, producers, promoters, and publicists/press departments work together to facilitate the growth of emerging artists. Established successful artists are also featured who share their feats and experiences which double as a lesson to new bands. Creative collaborations amongst artisans allow music aficionados to see a broadened view of the music they naturally incorporate into their lives as a habit....   [tags: Music]

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The Jewish Community

- Race. Gender. Culture. In society, people are different, but we always consider ourselves equal, free, and importance for humankind. Diversity, is a valuable connection to express our values, beliefs, and opinions. Every second or minute, humanity brings diversity to a new different level of communication, as each individual made an important contribution to improve social, economy, and politics of the nation. The Jewish community may have some terrible memories during WWII and have some problems in the 21st century, but being a Jew is a part of an extraordinary experience with many beliefs and values....   [tags: Judaism, Religion, God, Jews]

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The International Community

- was advised by PLO’s member Faisal Husseini (Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992). The goal of the international community, as mentioned above, was to lead the states in conflict to a close dialogue with the ultimate aim of guiding them towards peace; there were no intentions to impose sanctions. Nevertheless, the aim of the international community, sponsored by Bush, was to achieve a peace based on 'territory-for-peace ' and to obtain rights for the Palestinian people (Ross, 2004; Shlaim, 2000)....   [tags: Israel, Oslo Accords, Yasser Arafat, Gaza Strip]

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Community Policing : Police Enforcement Agency And The Community

- Community policing is a strategy used by various departments in order to create and maintain a relationship between the law enforcement agency and the community being patrolled. Community policing is composed of three critical components, community partnerships, organizational transformation, and problem solving (Gardiner, 154, 2016). Community partnerships are pivotal in community policing since they increase public trust and create am improved relationship in law enforcement agencies better serving the community (Gardiner, 87, 2016)....   [tags: Police, Law enforcement agency, Constable]

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The Role of the Community in 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller

- The Role of the Community in 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller Part 1 ====== Written by Arthur Miller, the play The Crucible is set in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. According to the introduction to the play, Salem is less than 40 years old, and is not very large – probably around hamlet sized. The few houses and building in the hamlet were small and dark. Massachusetts has a harsh, cold environment and the houses provided little protection from the raw winters. Salem was originally built as a simple community; an armed camp to provide a united side against Massachusetts – ‘Massachusetts tried to kill off the Puritans, but they combined’....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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Individualism in History

- ... Franklin was much more into the emerging science that was coming about in the world. Edwards, on the other hand, was a Calvinist. He believed in predestination and the mystical powers of God. Everything Edwards did or saw could all be explained by God’s will. Although both men believed in completely different theories, they both lived by a high moral code. Franklin first listed out his highest virtues in his autobiography and secondly, tried to master every one. Both men tried to better themselves due to their strong beliefs, but they both were trying to accomplish the same things essentially....   [tags: Puritans, equality, acceptance, tradition]

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Hester's Deconstruction of Puritan Ideals in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

- The Scarlet Letter - Hester's  Deconstruction of Puritan Ideals     Hester, the protagonist in Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter, effectively challenges the efforts of the Puritan theocracy to define her, and at the same time, contain the threat she poses to the social order.   Throughout the novel Hester bears the mark of an "A" embroidered on her chest which was originally intended to label her as a social outcast, more specifically an adulteress to the rest of society. She wears the "A" for many years after she bears her "illegitimate" child with virtually no objection....   [tags: Scarlet Letter essays]

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Community Policing

- On the matter of community policing, I believe that the police force plays a big role. This is based on implementing the various strategies geared towards achieving an effective community policing. Taking a closer look at crime, it is widely evident that crime cases in any given society cannot be solved by any single individual alone. This calls for aid in order to curb the vice. Not to mention the complexity of crime, the police should no be left alone to deal with the matter. The community and police thus need to work together to deal with criminal activities....   [tags: Law Enforcement, social reform, legal reform]

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Defining Community

- What do you think about your neighbours. How do you feel about your schools. What do you think about your community. Community has always been a big part of our lives and it has been here since the day we were born. We might even live on the same street, but we grow up in different households and this results in many different views on communities. The many definitions of our community may include our home, our heritage, and even our religion. First, community is our “home.” We have been living in a community ever since we were just little babies and it has always influenced us....   [tags: Sociology]

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Community Forging

- A need for both socialization and a sense of identity forge tight community bonds that many maintain throughout their life. Their life may center on religion, race, or even which socioeconomic class he or she falls in. Communities reflect these aspects by grouping individuals in similar situations and beliefs together. Pang-Mei Natasha Chang’s Bound Feet & Western Dress expresses the importance of tradition and culture in community identification by detailing the life of the traditional Chang Yu-i and her relationship with a westernized Hsu Chih-mo....   [tags: culture, Bound Feet and Western Dress, Chang]

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A Community for Everyone

- A Community for Everyone The Net is not one thing. Its like asking: Are women comfortable in bars. Thatss a silly question. Which woman. Which bar?(171). Amy Bruckman, founder of MediaMoo, a virtual community using text, compares Internet communities with bars. She talks about how different people are comfortable in different bars just as certain people are interested in certain online communities. Just because one person does not like one bar does not mean that the bar should be shut down. That person should simply not go to that particular bar....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Web Essays]

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Community Service

- Images flood my mind as I journey into memories of Juarez, emotions well up in my throat. Instead of sitting at my desk working feverishly on my marking, I am back in the heart of Juarez, Mexico. Sweat dripping off me as I fill hundreds of bags of beans in the sweltering heat for food boxes which will be delivered to the locals. Volunteering my time and efforts to make a difference in someone's life; I never knew that difference was going to be in my life. Volunteering and Community Service are my passion....   [tags: Personal Experiene]

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Community Policing

- Community policing is a policy and a strategy aimed at achieving more effective and efficient crime control, reduced fear of crime, improved quality of life, improved police services and police legitimacy, through a proactive reliance on community resources that seeks to change crime causing conditions. This assumes a need for greater accountability of police, greater public share in decision-making and greater concern for civil rights and liberties. The key characteristics of community policing are as follows: Police officers are usually called upon to be particularly thoughtful, creative problem solvers....   [tags: Crime Control, Strategy, Reduced Crime]

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The Paradox Of Community

- The Paradox of Community “One can see that insiders are caught in the paradox of community: The same cultural vocabulary that undermines community is simultaneously that community's idiom of self-affirmation” (Greenhouse, et al. 175). In Law and Community, David M. Engel explores how ordinary people in a small, rural, Illinois town perceive the law, courts, litigants, and community. By analyzing the legal practices and relations in Sander County, it is evident that law and the courts play a central role in the processes of making and unmaking communities....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Science and the Community

- Science and the Community How GSK affects the community in which it is situated. Gsk may affect the local community which it is situated in many different ways as most of their employees are not from local community so the company hardly have an impact on the community. How many people do GSK employed and the skills they used . Gsk employed about 110,000 employees worldwide; with quarter of the amount doing research and development. In Stevenage there is about 2400 staff of which 70% are laboratory scientist....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Theatre in the Community

- Theatre in the Community Britain in 1979 was a place of great change and division. Although the country had united in the election of Margaret Thatcher as the first Conservative woman Prime minister by the early 1980’s one could say that the country was spiralling into a state of decline. This was largely due to the disarray of the previous Labour government and the implementation of the Conservative government’s robust style of economic management. All spheres of social and cultural life were to be judged on their economic terms and values....   [tags: Drama]

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ICT in the Community

- ICT in the Community I live in the community of Maidenhead in the south-east of England. ICT is used everyday and without it the community would start to break down and the way of life would run much slower. Cyber cafes The cyber café in Maidenhead is perfect for tourists that take digital photos and want to send them to family and friends, also if a tourist wants to contact family and friends it is probably cheaper to email them from a cyber café that having to use the phone to call another country although using the phone is quicker than email....   [tags: ICT Essays]

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Cabin Community

- The average family is able to combat the severest weather conditions that nature has to offer with a roof over their heads, whether it be bone chilling cold, sweltering heat, or pouring rain. In Sacramento, as well as across the state and nation, numerous homeless are forced to combat this weather with little more than a thin tarp as protection (Kim). One group based in the Sacramento region is determined to put a permanent end to this problem. The Safe Ground Sacramento website states that it “is a non-profit charitable organization whose goal is to create a model first step transitional housing and services community” (“Who We Are”)....   [tags: Homelessness, Sturctural Advantages]

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Global Community

- The current national security complexities of the post-9/11 environment have become far more complex as opposed to the view of some which believed the end of the Cold War’s bipolar struggle would ease tensions among states. As the United States experienced a reduction in the historical threats from the Soviet Union, other states continued to experience security challenges internally and externally. Theresa Reinold’s article published during 2011 in The American Journal of International Law, examines the requirement to modernized and clarify criteria which will govern defensive state use of force against other states that are unable or unwilling to regulate the actions of irregular forces loc...   [tags: Mass Terrorism, 9/11]

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Teaching Intolerance: How Society Enforces Commnunity by Laura Mann

- Teaching Intolerance: How Society Enforces Community In her essay “Teaching Intolerance: How Society Enforces Community” Laura Mann reflects on an autobiography by Tommi Avicolli. “He Defies You Still: The Memoirs of a Sissy” is a stimulating account of the pain he underwent as a young adult. Mann evaluates the societal norm of teasing and mocking one because of actions. While it is shocking and recognizably wrong, it seems ordinary to hear someone being called a “fag” for dressing a certain way or a “queer” for acting a certain way....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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The Fruitland Community

- The Friutland Community      A utopian society is very hard to come across these days. People tend to start a utopian society in order to better the life’s of others. Bronson Alcott of the Fruitland Community tries to find a utopian society that will last and be productive. The Fruitland’s goal is to abstain from worldly activity and integrate systems of trade and labor in order to find spirituality.      The Fruitland Community differs from the novel, Anthem more than it is similar....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Community and Race

- Community and Race this essay has problems with format Community and race are directly related to each other. Since community is a large society composed of a number of people with different backgrounds, people are categorized into several groups according to their ethnicity. Moreover, each of the particular ethnic groups is considered a subculture group. Although the subculture groups follow the same laws and rules of the community, they share a distinctive set of cultural beliefs and behaviors that differ in some significant way from the larger society....   [tags: Ethnicity Race Essays]

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The European Community

- The European Community The European Community (EC) or the European Union (EU) is the collective designation of the following three European organizations that have common membership: 1. The European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) 2. The European Economic Community (EEC) and 3. The European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC). Currently the European Community comprises of 15 nations - Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom....   [tags: Papers]

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The Breastfeeding Community

- There are many choices and decisions to make while pregnant. One question is “Am I going to breastfeed/nurse?” Many pregnant moms do not realize there are many other women asking themselves the same question. By committing to the nursing lifestyle, they become part of a unique community, one that welcomes anyone and helps everyone. Once a mother has chosen to give nursing a shot, she might ask herself what it is going to mean to be a part of the breastfeeding community. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a citizen is “an inhabitant of a city or town.” However, in many communities being a citizen means so much more than just living in that area....   [tags: Breastfeeding vs. Formula]

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The Gay Community

- One of the most commonly held assumptions in the gay community is that because politics has regressed to a focus on acceptance in the coastal powers of New York and San Francisco, the entire nation has moved with it. I propose that by looking at the history of Kansas City in a more radical way, we will uncover new evidence to create a more intricate and accurate description of national trends. More specifically, by shifting our focus to a Midwestern city, and by looking at the history of conflicts over space instead of the history of events and people, we will uncover a new body of evidence to complicate national gay histories....   [tags: Gays Homosexual Gay Essays]

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The Oneida Community

- The Oneida Community Throughout the early years of the United States, Utopian communities seemed to be quite prevalent. Though most did not last long, their ideas of perfection have long outlasted the settlements themselves. Of the many trial settlements one of the most noted was that of the Oneida community that was founded in the late 1840’s by John Humphrey Noyes. Noyes’ society of self-proclaimed perfectionists was started after he lost his preaching license in an attempt to spread his new ideas of communal living....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Family and Community

- Family and Community The family will become experts in services for traumatic brain injuries(TBI); Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Department of Rehabilitation regulations, while trying to adjust to a family member who has had a TBI. Many times this beloved family member had been hanging on the edge of death for unending hours, days, weeks, or even months. When they come out of the coma, they are not the same as they were. In most cases they are not able to do what they used to do, and their behavior may be dramatically changed....   [tags: Brain Injuries Neurology Medical Essays]

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Community

- Community This article asks the question; why must schools invite the public to join the dialogue on public education. New structures and committees are being erected in communities across the nation to build stronger connections between schools, school boards, and communities. One such structure is a district advisory committee composed of community leaders. Its purpose is to improve the quality of communication between the school district and the community. It looked for ways to increase community ties to the schools, to make residents more aware of what was going on, and to gain community feedback....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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Community

- Community When community comes to mind, it reminds me of my own residence of living which encompasses the people, the parks, the REC centers and so on. But if the deeper meaning of community is searched, it seems to be more specific than just theses things. For example, there are communities that separate themselves from the rest of society and are distinguished by certain characteristics of mannerisms. Some of these groups could be considered cults, certain ethnic groups, religious groups or even the “class” that one belongs to....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Wellmans Community

- In the article, “The Community Question Re-Evaluated”, the author Barry Wellman suggests that the change in nature of community is inevitable. Many people are stressful about changes their communities are going through such as loneliness, alienation leading to a “war of all against all.” They would often compare their modern times community to of their pre-industrial predecessors. However, inhabitants of contemporary societies should have less to worry about than their ancestors with ‘respect to the basics of human life.’ Instead comparing contemporary crime and political violence rates with the past, we should seek to gain deeper understand of how our community changes- “how the large-scal...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Defining Community

- Defining Community Before studying the definition of a community, one might associate the word with life back in their hometown.  After reading through the definitions of community in numerous dictionaries, it is clear that community is so much more than the place you grow up in. It is interesting that the definition of one word could change so drastically over a decade. According to A Dictionary of American English, (1847) the definition of a community is “a communistic or socialistic society.”  Although it isn't hard to identify the idea of each definition, they are extremely different.  The definition of community from 1874 mentions communism.  This is interesting because many people...   [tags: Definition Essays]

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Community Policing

- Community Policing By the late 1970's, resulted from massive immigrants, the communities within America had become a diverse pool of nationalities, subcultures, and attitudes (Barlow 1996, p.651). People often identified themselves as parts of separate groups and at times the police was not part of what they called "us”. During this time, a burst of new ideas and changes in the political and economic structure began to occur that would eventually bring about a new kind of police officer....   [tags: Papers]

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Defining Community

- Defining Community What makes a community. To get a better handle on this question, it may be useful to analyze a specific encounter between the individual and his community(s). Let's take, for example, the much-publicized soccer match between Mexico and the U.S. in the summer of 1996. This game received a great deal of media attention because, even though the match was held in Los Angeles, on U.S. soil, the vast majority of fans were cheering for the Mexican team. The U.S. team members, on the other hand, were greeted with a chorus of boos and were pelted with various objects on the field....   [tags: Expository Definition Essays]

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Community Values

- Community Values There are not many people out there who have their own religion; just themselves in one religion made up on their own. People like to have a sense of belonging. Therefore most, if not all, religions have a huge communal aspect to them. While a person does gain some personal experience in any one religion in some form or another, religion is not solely personal. It is widely social. Someone who is brought up in a certain community that has a particular religion typically does not change his or her religion later on in life....   [tags: Papers]

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Community Service

- When people hear how many hours of community service I have done, they ask, "Do you get paid?" When I say no, they wonder why I do it. I tell them it's because I like to help people. Many think that community service is just something you are forced to do for school. To me, community service is a way of giving back. I like making people feel as though they matter, and it gives me a warm feeling at the end of the day because I feel I have made a difference. I grow as a person each time I do community service....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Community Values

- Community Values Imani. Broken windows carelessly hidden by weather-tormented wood, chunks of bricks randomly sprawled across dry plots of grass and doors barely hanging onto one hinge create the backdrop for a bright yellow sign with the Swahili word for faith painted in large red letters. Old tires, pipes, waste material and junk cars are unfortunately not the only residents of the New Orleans housing project, as it initially appears. Without any warning, underneath all of the public health hazards small chocolate faces emerge with big smiles completely oblivious to their dangerous surroundings....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Online Community

- Online Community After searching through various online communities, I finally found one that looked very interesting and informative to me, fitness.com. I chose an online community in which I would not only gain helpful information and advice, but I could also communicate with people who are interested in the same topic as I am. I knew right away that it was a community rather than just a typical webpage that someone had made. A community has places where people can post messages on a discussion board, a chat room for people to talk instantly to one another, and a place where people can go to anytime of the day to post messages....   [tags: Personal Experience Blogs Essays]

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Community Service

- Community Service I have always been involved in groups that perform community service projects. In fact, I was recently elected to as VP of Public Relations of the Student MOVE group. We are a group of 12 individuals that are the advisory committee for all of the community service organizations on campus, but we organize many alternative activities and events. I even did a service learning project for my Spanish class last semester with Cynthia Wells. I attended the Spanish mass every Sunday, and I was a greeter....   [tags: Volunteering Volunteerism Essays]

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Online Community

- Online Community What is an online community and who is a part of it. Online community is a community where people communicate, exchange information, and make business through the internet access. It's the community of all people who can afford to have a computer or have the ability to access the internet. The internet is easy, inexpensive, convenient to use and available to all. The internet has a low monthly fee that everyone can afford to access. Sometimes they even have free internet access....   [tags: Internet Web Cyberspace Essays]

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Community Volunteering

- Over the years I have been very involved in my community and school. Being a part of something helps to define who you are as a person and the principles and values you hold as important. A personal experience that helps to show my talents and skills can be illustrated by my trip to Italy last April with the MHS Language Department. Over the past ten years, I have had the opportunity to travel extensively around the United States and Canada with my family so traveling abroad to Italy seemed like a natural adventure....   [tags: traveling to Italy]

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Speech Community

- Speech Community Contribution There is an infinite amount of chat rooms available on the internet and each one can be defined as its own speech community. I have chosen to analyze a chat room that is devoted to the hit Fox reality show, American Idol. The transcript used was from a chat session that occurred at 10:00 PM on March 27, 2005. This online chat room seemed to be the source of a continuous flow of opinionated statements regarding the television show. Due to the anonymity of the internet, members of the many speech communities within are uneasily identified....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Community Service

- Community Service People complain everyday about the problems in this world. One of my complaints is about people who complain. I have a high respect for those who take actions to try to solve these problems. One major group which has to solve problems this is internationally recognized is Rotary International. Another group with similar goals is The Ruritan Foundation. Both of these groups have a website used by people all over the world to communicate information about their organization and how people can get involved....   [tags: Humanitarian Organizations Essays]

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Community Gardens

- Community Gardens As I tire of the ongoing struggle between my umbrella and the wind, I look for a warm, sheltered corner to pause and pull myself together. All I see is a deserted parking lot. Frustrated, I step onto the concrete under the awning of a neighboring building and fumble with the weathered wiring of my umbrella. Fighting the torrential rain isn’t my idea of a nice afternoon as my venture to explore the picturesque EastVillage turns into hugging the side of a building to escape a storm, staring at black pavement marked and divided with white lines....   [tags: Personal Narrative Culture Papers]

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community responsibilities

- Do you believe that our community should have leaders, or do you believe that everybody should be truly equal in our environment. The United States is living in an environment where there is a small group of leaders that make decisions for everyone else. When you hear somebody say they are going to make decisions for you, you might be thinking you would have to tale that decision no matter what. Well, that’s wrong, there is still an opportunity on weather you have to take the decision or not. There are votes, when you vote you either agree of disagree with any decisions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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puritans

- Puritan ideas on religion and Native Americans The Puritan belief structure was built around the idea of treating one another as brothers, loving one another and having compassion. The Puritans also believed everyone should be virtuous to one another. The Puritans themselves did not treat the Native Americans this way. The Puritans look at themselves as the better group of people. It did not matter who someone was or what type of skin color one had, if one did not have the same beliefs as the Puritans he or she was considered an outcast in their society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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puritans

- Their opponents ridiculed them as "Puritans," but these radical reformers, the English followers of John Calvin, came to embrace that name as an emblem of honor. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, England faced a gathering storm in religious life - the Puritan movement. Before the storm abated, the Puritans had founded the first permanent European settlements in a region that came to be known as New England. The Puritans believed that God had commanded the reform of both church and society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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