Neighborhood of Make-Believe

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  • Soccer Field Research Paper

    my neighborhood right now, my soccer field is very worn down and dangerous to young kids if they were to fall or hit a piece of equipment or to maybe trip on the garbage on the ground. I believe we should change that and fix our old soccer field and make it brand new and safe for young kids. This is one of the best ways my neighborhood can change to make a newer, safer outside environment. This will help to stop young kids or any kids in general getting hurt and they will have more fun and enjoyment knowing they have brand new equipment. Firstly, if we were to make a new soccer field, it would help the environment. Replacing the old, broken down soccer goals with brand new ones would definitely help by getting rid of all of the rusted goals and garbage all over the place. It would also help out a lot by making newer space and a more wide open field that is so much more noticeable to people in the area and not so secluded. Also, in case we…

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  • Summary: The Neighborhood Project

    The Neighborhood Project - Oakdale Upon researching this neighborhood, the information we gathered was able to give us the gist of how the neighborhood life in Oakdale was like. From what we had discovered, it seemed like an average neighborhood; it was not too shabby, but it wasn’t what we considered to be high class, either. A subject that I would like to bring up in particular in my analysis is the correlation between the educational level of the neighborhood (sourced by the information we…

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  • Social Control Theory: Are People Born Good Or Bad?

    In conclusion of social control and the article I did, I really didn`t agree with what they had to say about how youth and it depends on what neighborhood they lived in. Was the reason why they were on the way to doing a criminal act? Like if a article says that and a teen reads it they will believe what it says. But there some youth who are wise at the ages that come from the poverty neighborhoods but they have someone or people to keep them out of trouble. It’s just the society that just makes…

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  • The Effects Of Gentrification On Urban Development

    predominately black neighborhoods. “I wanted to focus on Harlem because I know more about it.” He describes how at first the neighborhood was for wealthy, white people, but there was a shift to accommodate lower class black people. This was because the landlords had a lot of vacant space and needed to make money off of the empty space. They turned their market to African Americans because at the time housing was limited and they knew they could make a quick profit. This mixed up the classes in…

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  • Neighbourhood Watch Persuasive Essay

    dead by a neighborhood watch! The neighborhood watch is supposed to be the eyes and ears of the community and report crime as they see it, rather than take matters into their own hands. George Zimmerman, 28, shot and killed Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old black teenager who was walking unarmed through a gated community in Sanford, Florida. Neighborhood watches do not just “watch” the community, instead, they invade ones’ privacy. Neighborhood watches are not beneficial to communities due to racial…

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  • The Single Story Of Poverty-Rundown Neighborhoods Analysis

    Gage Curry Professor Pollak WRTG-100-003 11 September 2016 The Single Story of Poverty-Stricken Neighborhoods Most people assume that rundown neighborhoods contribute nothing positive to society. I believe that not all impoverished neighborhoods should be perceived this way. It is unfair to speculate that every single neighborhood like this is exactly the same. Some genuinely have good people that are just involved in tough situations. A majority of citizens give in to the effects of…

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  • Examples Of Extrinsic Factors

    What factors determine someone's level of future success? Types of extrinsic and intrinsic factors in an individual's life is what many people believe is what causes people to be more or less successful. People who believe that an individual's success is determined by intrinsic factors believe that it is due to how mentally healthy an individual is for them to be able to overcome the environment that they are put into. Extrinsic factors are factors that could also influence individual success.…

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  • Raisin In The Sun Racism Analysis

    life be, and what obstacles would have to be overcome? In Raisin in the Sun by Loraine Hansberry, the Youngers family live in a rundown Chicago Black neighborhood and face many challenges throughout their lives, including racial discrimination and sexism. Hansberry's message talks about the importance of achieving dreams, awareness of racial discrimination, and family dynamics. Many of the characters in the play dream of being something better in life. Beneatha Younger tries to challenge…

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  • Essay On Drug Dealers

    The drug dealers, police officers, politicians, etc. are perpetuating the drug system. From what the film describes, most drug dealers do not realize any other options are available. The kids in these neighborhoods look up to the drug dealers. When you live in an area where there are no doctors, lawyers or anyone who is wealthy from a legal career, you have no aspiration to become wealthy the right way. Most of the people who live in these neighborhoods do not make a lot of money from their…

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  • Foreclosure Crisis Essay

    During the Foreclosure Crisis several years ago, my community was hit hard. I never thought I would see homes in my neighborhood being foreclosed. It was unbelievable. I was in middle school and high school when this was going on and heard my parents discussing this many times. I look back and think there were things that could have been done to prevent this from being a nation-wide disaster. I believe that there are things that can be done to minimize the effect of a foreclosure crisis…

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