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    Boston forced busing

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    “Boston Against Busing: Race, Class and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s” The book “Boston Against Busing: Race, Class and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s” written by Ronald P. Formisano examines the opposition of court-ordered desegregation through forced busing. The author comes to the conclusion that the issue surrounding integration is a far more complex issue than just racism that enveloped the southern half of the country during this time period. Formisano argues that there were broader

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    Forced Busing does NOT Work

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    Forced Busing does NOT Work There are many reasons why forced busing is not an adequate way to solve the segregation problem caused in the early twentieth century. For example, many minorities are against forced busing. In Milwaukee, sixty six percent of the urban population is against forced busing (Williams and Borsuk, 1999). This is very surprising considering that minorities are the very people that forced busing is aimed at helping. Why would minorities despise a program designed to benefit

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    My family moved away from Wichita when I was entering into the eighth grade. We only moved 20 miles to our east to a small town called Rose Hill, Kansas, but it seemed like a lifetime away. This small little farming town had not been forced to desegregate its students. Everyone here was white, upper class and spoiled. Nobody had any idea about other cultures or races. Wichita was considered forbidden territory by all the so called superior parents. It took me a few years to feel even a bit accepted

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    Analysis of In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien In the Lake of the Woods is a fictional mystery written by Tim O'Brien. Through the book we learn that our lovers, husbands, and wives have qualities beyond what our eyes can see. John Wade and Kathy are in a marriage so obscure that their secrets lead to an emotional downfall. After John Wade loss in his Senatorial Campaign, his feeling towards Kathy take on a whole different outlook. His compulsive and obsessive behavior causes Kathy to distance

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    Internal displacement is an issue that affects regions around the world. Countries ravaged by civil wars, government oppression, human rights abuse or other internal conflicts produce the mass displacement of persons (referred to as IDPs) to other parts of the country seeking refuge (Knox and Marston,108-109, 2010). Within the context of Colombia this paper will first explore the economic challenges that IDPs must face and discuss how these challenges effect displaced women. It will then discuss

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    In relation to social transformation I have gathered materials that focusses on programs provided for ‘refugees’ living in New Zealand. The purpose of my findings are based on the societies support for ‘refugees’ in terms of human security and directions of life before settling in their new destination. There are stories about ‘refugees’ that need to be shared and stories that need to be forgotten, because it can produce controversy within the society or the universe. But where can these ‘refugees’

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    The number of environmentally displaced people is growing and it’s important for individuals to be informed of the topic and what all it entails. A study published by Economic & Political Weekly, in 2009, approximates 24 million displaced people due to climate change and environmental situations. (Economic & Political Weekly, 2009) That number was estimated to grow to 50 million by 2010, and exceeding 150 million by 2050. (Economic & Political Weekly, 2009) The world has to be informed of what these

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    Since the early 1970’s gender has increasingly played a role in development discourse, policy and planning. Within the fields of refugee and forced migration studies however, gender analysis had been sorely neglected until the mid 1980’s. This essay will consider the origins of contemporary notions of ‘gender’ within the social sciences and argue that it is relational, concerning both men and women, and that it is a primary factor in organising social lives and argue that gender is a key factor to

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    Imagine having to watch from afar as your child travels alone. Then imagine having to hear that they were placed in a children’s detention center and have taken their own life to escape. This imagination was simply a horrifying reality for the parents of Noemi Álvarez Quillay. Noemi was apart of “The United States Resettlement Agency” that is a form of immigration reform that cares for unaccompanied migrant children. (Dwyer) On her way to see her parents in New York with a “coyote” (smuggler), twelve-year

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    The Brave Women of Argentina

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    A mother’s love is one of the strongest passions in the world. This love can drive a mother to do drastic deeds to save her children and her family. The mothers and the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo truly exemplify the power of a mother’s love. Their love was shown during the Dirty War in Argentina in 1976. During this time, the awful military dictatorship run by Jorge Rafael Videla made people disappear to make others scared of speaking out (Goldman 1). The mothers and grandmothers of

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