SOCIAL POLICY PROJECT
Question: What are the major issues that cause inner city youth to join gangs and become delinquent? Discuss whether the New Labour Government’s policies have been effective in solving these issues?
Project by: Alice Mutumba
Student No: 05038460
AN214: Anthropology of India:
Discuss the way urban middle-class identities have been debated in relation to changing kinship and consumption patterns with reference to the ethnographies you read.
"Materialism is the new karma". (Pavan K Varma, 2005)
Whilst numerical estimates of the Indi
In the middle of the nineteenth century, several factors contributed to the growth and expansion of cities in the United States. The 1850s saw a fantastic peak in the immigration of Europeans to America, and they quickly flocked to cities where they could form communities and hopefully find work1. T
Is Chavez Creating a New Cuba? Discuss
In this essay the current political climates in both Cuba and Venezuela and the recent history that has led to the present situations will be presented, and the statement that Chavez is creating a new Cuba in Venezuela will be discussed.
When analysing b
Homelessness is a frightening problem faced by millions of American men, woman, and children around the world. The reality is that there will always be homeless individuals; it is safe to say that this problem will probably never go away. Yet this is one problem that I believe the world should cons
Discuss the basic tenants and evaluate the utility of the new sociology of childhood in gaining a better understanding of young people.
Childhood is the age span ranging from birth to adolescence and its non-specific for it can imply a varying range
FINAL ESSAY 5. Platforms and pyramids played an important social and religious role in the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt and pre-Columbian America. Choose ONE of these cultures and discuss how these roles were expressed in their architectural treatment, function and spatial context (i.e. w
Bleeding Ireland and Black America
Fall Road is deserted. Only a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be
seen shivering in the adjacent park. We walk past the Catholic neighborhoods
knowing, at any moment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire could
lacerate the air on every side of
Jury Nullification and Its Effects on Black America
It is obvious that significant improvements have been made in the way
that the criminal justice system deals with Blacks during the history of the
United States. Blacks have not always been afforded a right to trial, not to
mention a fair one.
Europe and the New World'
Tutorial Question: Why were the westerners' (Spanish, English, Portuguese's, French etc) able to displace the native people's of America with, seemingly, relative ease? Was this evidence of a superior civilisation'?
Many believe that there is a gre
The development of urban transportation has not changed with the cities; cities have changed with transportation. In the early years of transportation it was the mass transit of horse and buggies or electric rail cars that shaped cities. Then as the automobile became affordable to the public, person
Binge Drinking on America's Campuses
What do a DWI ticket, frequent memory lapses, falling behind in schoolwork, and unplanned sexual activity have in common? If you guessed that these are the most common results of binge drinking by college students, you would be correct (Thompson, J.J. 63). A rec
Today in St. Paul two people were murdered. It has been reported that the two were fighting with a third party about a phone call that was made. The suspect is in custody and the case is under investigation," a reporter in the ten o'clock news reports. "Spouse and child abuse are on the rise. This y
Discuss the reasons, which led to the failure of parliamentary democracy in Germany and Hitler's rise to power (1920 1934)
German history is seen as a painful issue for thousands of Germans and other Europeans' . However it has interested many historians over the years into inquiring how an
What boundaries does the Vampire threaten?
Written by Amanda Turner
Discuss possible answers to this question with reference to at least two critical or theoretical essays and at least two tellings' of the Dracula story._______________________________________________
The Two Major Causes of the Urban Underclass
Today in the United States, as well as in many other affluent, industrialized nations, there exists an urban underclass, which is defined as a class of people that comprises members of low-income households who have little or no participat
In discussing the problems surrounding the issue of factionalism in American society, James Madison concluded in Federalist #10, "The inference to which we are brought is that the causes of cannot be removed and that relief is only to be sought in the means of controlling its effects." (Federalist P
The New Jersey gubernatorial race between Democratic Senator Jon Corzine and Republican businessman Doug Forrester had the entire nation watching. The arguments resembled high school girl fights more than political debates. New Jersey's scandal filled political system mirrors the days back in the
Stepping into a New World
Future of Modernization
When we question the future of modernization and the world we must do so by first examining the past as well as the current state of the Western world. Presently electoral democracy, the rule of law and the belief in individual rights characterize