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    Neighbourhood Study

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    This Neighbourhood Study aims to examine the demographics of Hillingdon Primary Care Trust (HPCT) such as age, gender, ethnicity, social groups in relation to the prevention of obesity. An insight into the prevalence of obesity as well as the causes and its effects shall be evaluated. Public health strategies regarding the prevention of obesity and its effects in comparison to Government strategies shall be addressed. The nurse’s role as an educator in relation to this public health issue, strategies

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    Globalization and Work

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    and accessible. In order to accomplish this, cities need to be designed with elaborate means of transportation that are expansive and affordable. This allows people to travel farther for work, to network with people outside of their direct neighbourhood, and to have more options as to where they live (Zuberi, 2006, 116, 119-120). People then have the opportunity to expand their... ... middle of paper ... ...sitive experiences than those in Seattle as they have greater access to natural,

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    Evolution of Neighbourhoods

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    Shrinking occurs with a reduction in population, producing an increase vacancy and neglect, a predominantly minority population, a reduction in institutional or municipal services available, and a fear of crime. This is the current phase of Detroit's neighbourhood lifecycle. Vacant buildings in the city include houses, retail outlets, commercial buildings, schools and industrial facilities (Eisinger, 2013). Approximately half of the city's parks are closed, half of the streetlights are dark, and the public

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    Essay On San Sacisco

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    Many ethnic groups in San Francisco exists in San Francisco and the multicultural aspect of the San Francisco generates many ethnic enclaves for those communities. Ever so often I would walk up and down a single street and find myself walking through several very different neighborhoods. The fact that many different neighborhoods are side by side and often blends into each other making it an enjoyable experience for people to explore San Francisco. Observing two very distinct neighborhoods that run

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    Gentrification Sociology

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    foster the social mixing that more whites enter the neighbourhoods of minorities. However, the author Loretta Lees criticizes that the white-middle class entering into the neighbourhoods of minorities does not mean that the social mixing is improved, as he mentioned that “Butler with Robson (2003) have argued that the spatial proximity of middle-class and working-class groups in gentrified/fying neighbourhoods does not automatically generate neighbourhood-level social mixing.” (p,

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    Ideas of community, social progress, and culture are an ever-evolving social work issue. How do we as social workers choose to approach needs of groups and communities at the macro level? In order to grasp an understanding of true helping systems it is important for one to have a range of knowledge to justly participate within the formal helping structures an models that comprise of the social work field. In attempt to create our identity as active justice based social workers it is essential for

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    Knowing Your Neighbors

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    Know Your Neighbors Moving a lot, I have accustomed to different types of neighbors. In ways neighbors can influence our everyday life, our social life, and we never really thought they could. But they do. They become important to us. There are the good and the bad, although from my perspective there are three main types of neighbors. You have your nosy neighbors, your friendly neighbors, and then come the busy neighbors. We all those! Nosy neighbors tend to be the ones you have to be extra careful

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    A community is only as strong as its youngest members. The youth impact a community in more ways than one and in a much larger aspect. They are who are out on the streets playing and representing the neighborhood, but they are also the future of the community and society as a whole. It is a responsibility of the older generation to do its best to provide the best resources to ensure that the youth grow up to be respectful and responsible members of society. There is a large drug problem in the

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    Throughout this course we have learned how the lives that we live and the person we are is impacted by a number of dimensions. These dimensions include the economy, discrimination, lack of resources and job opportunities. These dimensions hold a lot of weight in our lives and most of them we have no control over. For some people, unfortunately, they innately inherit certain disadvantages ranging from where their family comes to the color of their skin or even the neighborhood they were born into

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    “gentrification as an ugly product of greed. Yet these perspectives miss the point. Gentrification is a byproduct of mankind 's continuing interest in advancing the notion that one group is more superior to another and worthy of capitalistic consumption with little regard to social consciousness. It is elitism of the utmost and exclusionary politics to the core. This has been a constant theme of mankind to take or deplete a space for personal gain. In other words, it 's very similar to the "great

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