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  • Racial Profiling

    Running head: RACIAL PROFILING Racial Profiling: Are we Fighting it the Right Way? Racial Profiling: Are we Fighting it the Right Way? I would like to talk about an issue that is plaguing our community today and making the job of a Police Officer even more difficult than it already is.

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  • Ephedrine

    Living in a society where pill popping has become a very popular way to fix any problem, Ephedrine, a herb found in the Ma Haung extract, has been the quick fix of choice when it comes to one of America's biggest problem, weight loss. Although Ephedrine was used traditionally for medical

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  • Anti Same Sex-Marriages

    Same-Sex Marriages There are many important issues discussed in public policy today. One of these issues is homosexual marriage. This is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. This issue is put into many different lights. Those of morals,

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  • Bigbrother Big Sister

    Abstract The main two types of mentoring are natural mentoring and planned mentoring. There are many different ways to describe mentoring, but they all boil down to one thing: a positive, supportive relationship between a young person and a caring adult. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

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  • 6 Ways to Grab Your Aundience

    The purpose of the memo is to summary the article Six Ways to Grab Your Audience Right from the Start and the perceptions that I learned from it. It is vital that the first moments of your presentation grab your audience attention. Not only does a great introduction provide an overview of what

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  • Race and Social Stratification

    RACE AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION The census bureau uses two basic criteria to determine if an individual or a family can be considered in poverty. The first step is to assess the income. There can be different forms of income in addition to that which one would earn from a normal job.

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  • Homelessness and Children

    Around the world millions of children are found homeless, sleeping in the streets, under bridges, or on deserted properties. Their days are spent hustling by prostitution or petty crimes. They prey on each other as well as people passing by that they manage to steal from. Yet still this is home

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  • How to Reduce Your Chances of Becoming a Victim of Crime

    There are many ways to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of crime. The three most important areas to lessen the chances are to educate yourself, pay more attention and hardening the target. As we grow older, we are supposed to become wiser and smarter about the world around us. We

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  • Psychological Profile of a Killer

    During the last decade the world has witnessed a staggering elevation in serial killings. To give some insight into the scale of the problem posed by the serial killer, in the United States can be gained from examining the statistics for just one year. In 1989 (the last year for which

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  • Criminology Assignment

    Criminology: Assignment 1 1. According to the textbook, the legal, and most common, definition of crime is that it is a legalistic one in that it violates the criminal law and is punishable with jail terms, fines, and other sanctions. The Human Rights definition of crime defines crime as an

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  • Iliad

    Many writers use several diverse ways to persuade readers into believing them. Some writers may tell a story, provide facts and information, or other ideas to encourage his or her reader to agree with the argument. Aristotle's rhetorical triangle describes three diverse appeals: logos,

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  • Racism, Prisons, and the Future of Black America

    Racism, Prisons, and the Future of Black America I came upon an article bearing the above title after entering the word ‘race' into my web browser search bar. After skimming through the article, I became interested in the topic and decided it would be worthy for using in my Race in the Media

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  • The Power of Conformity

    The Power of Conformity Ryan Herlong Conformity refers to an individual's behavior that is performed because of group pressure, even though that pressure might not involve a direct request. Many people want to think that they are conformist enough so that they are

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  • Death Penalty - Against

    There are many reasons to both support and oppose the death penalty. Many people can feel very strongly about whether or not they approve of this method of punishment. I feel that the death penalty is wrong, and I believe that there is much support to back this up. I believe that the death

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  • Is Ebonics a Language?

    Ebonics Is (or Is Not) a Language Before getting into any great detail concerning the complexity of what language is and its relationship with the term Ebonics, Ebonics must first be defined. It is considered to be best described as "black speech" and therefore can be referred to as an

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  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger's Syndrome Today there are many different types of disabilities and syndromes. When you have a child to be diagnosed with a disability or a syndrome life can suddenly become overwhelming. This is especially true if they have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. Parents

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  • Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life

    Statistical Reasoning in Everyday Life This chapter taught me the importance of understanding statistical data and how to evaluate it with common sense. Almost everyday we are subjected to statistical data in newspapers and on TV. My usual reaction was to accept those statistics as being

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  • Fast Food Nation

    Maltreatment of Slaughterhouse Workers In the book Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser talks about the working conditions of fast food meat slaughterhouses. In the chapter "The Most Dangerous Job," one of the workers, who despised his job, gave Schlosser an opportunity to walk through a

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  • Capital Punishment: with Equal Justice for All

    The figure of Lady Justice is a fixture in courtrooms around the U.S. She is blindfolded, representing justice as impartial and holding a scale, giving weight only to the evidence in a trial, not to the stature of the accused. On her right hand she carries a sword, signifying the power of those

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  • Drug Laws of the Netherlands

    -Drug Laws of The Netherlands – Is a Permissive Legal System Better than a Restrictive One in the Case of Drugs? Introduction The Netherlands is one of the most highly developed countries in the world. It is an international, well-integrated country with policies that are among the

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  • Child Abuse- a Child Called It

    In American society today we fail to address several issues that need to be addressed. Unfortunately, child abuse is one of the major issues that our country is plagued with, yet we neglect to bring this to the attention of the entire nation. It is often over looked because everyone has a

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  • Behind the Walls of the Ghetto

    Rob Hill Professor Terry Thuemling WP121G 5 November 2004 Behind the Walls of the Ghetto Commenting on the famed Los Angeles ghetto in which he grew up, gangster rapper Ice Cube asserts, "If you ain't never been to the ghetto, don't ever come to the ghetto" (Cube, Ghetto Vet). But why

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  • Security in Dorm Halls

    Security in dorm halls on universities across the nation is a huge problem that each campus must address, due to the amount of people living in such close quarters. Residence hall security should be an important factor in the college decision making process. Today's college freshman arrives

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  • Indo-Canadians

    Canada is referred to as a multicultural country because it openly accepts new immigrants from around the world (Gabor, 1994; Nodwell and Guppy, 1992). It has been documented that approximately 11.2% of Canada's total population identify themselves as visible minorities (Varma-Joshi, Baker,

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  • Restaurant Industry

    Discussion of the problem Sanjay Thomas, a second-year MBA student at M.I.T. Sloan School of Management has three choices after he graduates. The first one is an excellent job offer that he received from a top-flight management consulting firm. The second option is to open an upscale

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  • Identity Theft

    Introduction There is currently a huge growing number of criminals that now do greater and more widespread damage to their victims without ever meeting them. Identity theft surfaced in the early 1990s and turned peoples everyday transactions into a data gathering game. Bits of personal

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  • Sociology - Secularisation in North Somerset

    Contents Secularisation In North Somerset Page Rationale 2 Context 3 Methodology 6 Final Questionnaire 8 Evidence 10

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  • Alternatives for Incracerated Pregnant Women

    In the correction world there is a lot to deal with and one big aspect of it is that there are many women that go into jails or prisons pregnant or already having children. The amount of women in jails or prisons keeps rising over the years. There are better ways then keeping pregnant women in

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  • Superstition in Huck Finn

    Superstitious Times Some say that superstition is an impractical way of looking at life but the characters in Mark Twain's, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn beg to differ. Examples of superstition are abundant throughout the novel. Allowing characters in a novel to have superstitions makes

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  • Against Lowering Drinking Age

    The consumption of alcoholic beverages is a privilege not a right. The legal drinking age in the United States is twenty-one, and I believe that this is a fair age. There are so many statistics that show drinking to be bad to begin with, but there are many more statistics that show why the

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