"The Streets" Essays and Research Papers

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The Streets

TMA01 Sociology City Road PG1 Drawing on what you have learned about City Road, outline some of the inequalities on a street that you know. The streets of our cities often tell us more about our society than we expect, they show how people and objects interact with each other in order to make a community. In this assignment I am going to look at similarities and differences between the inequalities of city road in Cardiff and the Lisburn Road in Belfast. Inequalities are the social resources...

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My Street

A black hole. A place we humans once called a street. As an architect in this extraterrestrial world I put forward the following essay as an attempt to solving this problem. In order to be successful in our endeavour I believe we need to break free from the stereotypical notion of the street, a street that is predominantly used for transport. We need to start seeing the street as something more than simply a connection between two points. The street needs to become a destination in itself. It seems...

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Code of the Street

Code of the Street INTRODUCTION The introduction chapter first explains the different types of neighborhoods that the city of Philadelphia has and each of the risks that go along with each neighborhood. Some of the neighborhoods are predominantly white, some are racially mixed, and some are predominately black. In the white-middle class neighborhoods, the neighborhood farthest away from the core downtown area, there is little crime and upscale restaurants and stores. In the racially mixed neighborhood...

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Street Children

Street Children Causes and Effects In the last 100 years , The Number of street children has risen in a scary way .The United Nations lately tried to estimate Their number .The estimated number was terrifying ,it was 150 million and rising daily .These children are part of the of future of our communities. Their age range is from three to eighteen years old, 40% of them are homeless. Imagine a three years old child roaming the streets with no place to go with no home! While the other 60% work on...

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Street Children

Street child is a term for a child experiencing homelessness and who primarily resides in the streets of a city (typically in a developing country). The exact definition of a street child is debatable due to the lack of precise categories. The term has largely been used in reference to children who live entirely in public spaces, without adult supervision or care. Street children are often subject to abuse, neglect, exploitation, or, in extreme cases, murder by "clean-up squads" that have been hired...

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The Evolution of South Street

066 Professor J. Benin South Street. The home of punk rockers, hippies, poets, musicians, food fanatics, and everything in between. How has it become so popular amongst all who to the naked eye have nothing in common? Why has it become a home to such diversity, a refuge to arts of all kind? Cultures and ethnicities and languages all different, yet what seems to make them all connect? It's not anything, but everything. South Street is a melting pot - offering just about everything...

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The Street That Got Mislaid

Plot of the Short Story the Street that Got Mislaid 1. Exposition a.)Marc Girondin – the main character on the short story, who had worked in the filing section of the city hall's engineering department for so long that the city was laid out in his mind like a map, full of names and places, intersecting streets and streets that led nowhere, blind alleys and winding lanes. b.)Michael Flanagan- who lives at number four," she went on, "a most interesting man, who said that if miracles...

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The Vulnerability and Responsibility of the Street Children

A street child is a young person, under the age of fifteen, who lives and sleeps in the streets, whose family ties are broken and who can't or won't return home. Street children live in the streets without their families. Each child has to learn how to survive alone, since no adult takes responsibility of them. Often they are very young and completely ignored by their families. These children don't like to be called as "street children". They live, or rather struggle to survive; they are usually...

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General Sociology - Code of the Streets

 Code of the Streets By Elijah Anderson In the article “The Code of the Street” by Elijah Anderson, he allows a glimpse of everyday life through the eyes of two completely different worlds wrapped up within one universe. He compares street families to what he refers to as “decent families”. Although the meaning can take on different perceptions to the eye of the beholder, the author described it as a code of civility at one end of conduct regulated by the threat of violence.   Within these...

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Tma1 Inequalities on the Street

The street which has been chosen for this assignment is high street in the small city.This street is a good example of observing some inequalities and differences which are demonstrating themselves ,in more or less obvious ways and compare and contrast them with some of those found on City Road ,Cardiff.It will explore things such as : change over time ,compete use of the space gender, material infrastructure all of these launch out some differences and inequalities in patterns, which could...

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