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    Many people believe that gentrification is harmful, but it’s actually helpful for improving the safety in neighborhoods, improving the economy, and improving the conditions of buildings and neighborhoods. Many people believe that gentrification is harmful, but it’s actually helpful for improving the safety in neighborhoods. According to the text “How gentrification may benefit the poor”, “There's often a decline in crime.” When people that have been living in a neighborhood for a long time and see an important change like crime declining. Wouldn’t they want to stay in an almost crime-ridden neighborhood. According to research, (http://bit.ly/1KaQdBR) economically and racially segregated areas tend to have a lot more problems with crime. That’s…

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    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…

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    I never really thought of my neighborhood as a possible place for crime to occur, but after doing the safety assessment I found that my neighborhood would be a pretty perfect place to commit a crime. I have lived in the same place for majority of my life and have always just felt safe and protected. I know all of my neighbors and because they are all older there's not many young people around disturbing the peace. The most action my neighborhood gets is after school hours, many students walk…

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    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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    The city is the mass of residents, businesses, and Coulter I'll concentrated into one specific area. With that being said, we can all agree that it is important to make a city livable an order for these things and you have a chance to be preserved. Everyone has their own opinion I will make the city livable. For instance, City planners City planners AK Also known as decentrist Believe that the standard way of building city was the right way of doing things. Their idea was to the centerless the…

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    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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    Neighborhood Comparison

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    Neighborhood Comparison While the identity of people used to be assigned it is now something that you make yourself or select (Howard). I chose two neighborhoods that I believe would differ greatly in income levels and also would differ a little bit in race. I thought it would be extremely interesting if I was to observe a multitude of extreme differences in these two neighborhoods due to the fact that they are less than a mile apart from each other. I already had some sort of knowledge of the…

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    Barry Wellman

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    networks that are often unstable for members of society because primary networks are impersonal, temporary, and segmented. Also, these communities are now more tied to secondary forms of connection such as organizations being based on jobs rather than shared memories. On the other hand, saved communities are considered to be dense networks that are focused more on neighborhoods, kinship, and tightly bound relationships within a community setting. Also, unlike both lost and liberated…

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    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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    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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