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    We Need New Names Summary

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    The novel We Need New Names written by Noviolet Bulawayo is a quite intriguing novel, because of the strong, vivid, graphic, detailed descriptions. The setting of the story takes place in a shantytown of Paradise in Zimbabwe, where our main character, Darling, grows up alongside with her childhood friends Chipo , Bastard , Godknows , Sbho and Stina. As the story progress, the viewer will explore the tough life of living in Africa when Zimbabwe’s paramilitary police bulldozed their home . Later in the second half of the novel, the story surprisingly begins to shift towards a darker and shocking image than the first half, from the characters to the themes and the writing style. The book starts with a group of children in a town who…

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    Paramilitary Patrol Units

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    The distinction between the military and law enforcement agencies has become increasingly more blurred in the last 50 years. With political movements, such as the War on Drugs, the use of military tactics in policing has become more prominent in American society. Paramilitary Patrol Units, or PPUs, have become increasingly more established in policing, and often are viewed as the elite police entity in our country. These units have become normalized in localities, and it has become evident that…

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    Symbolism In Colombia

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    Question 1 The origins of paramilitary organizations in Colombia reflects the reaction of right-wing groups that emerged during the Cold War as the result of leftist revolutionary movements that threatened to topple the social, economic, and political elites, notably FARC. In Children of the Drug Trade: A Case Study of Children in Armed Violence in Rio de Janeiro, Luke Dowdney documents the emergence of paramilitaries around the world as reactionary forces against leftist revolutionary forces.…

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    War In Colombia

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    people, breathtaking landscapes, delicious food and gorgeous women are many things that make this country such a good place. But a continuous war that has lasted 54 years, plagues the country and has destroyed its image. In the 60’s paramilitary groups and guerrillas arose from Communist influence, and political injustice in the country. From the start of the 21st century Colombia has been able to dismantle and weaken the strength of many of these organizations, but they continue to pose a…

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    The HUMINT team will not limit themselves to only those affected by paramilitary attacks and include all social unrest. These individuals may be more likely to work with the HUMINT team initially as opposed to targeting hardline paramilitary members. These sources may be able to provide valuable atmospherics information on their specific communities. These types of sources will allow the HUMIT teams to better understand the local area and more easily locate additional individuals of interest to…

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    Using this it could be suggested that one reason which contributed to the durability of the PIRA, and other paramilitaries, was due to their history. Many republican groups were based on previous paramilitary groups who were formed before the Irish Free State was created, such as the Catholic Defenders (Hayes and McAllister, 2001, p902), and even more so, the PIRA was building on the successes and in turn failures of the IRA in the South who had formed in 1917. Irish republicanism was not a new…

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    The implications of having a paramilitary structure on the community policing philosophy is greatly affected by structure of the organization itself, the culture it produces and the training it is responsible for. These are the three main tenants of policing that have the most significant impact on how the police works, and how it does what it does. Ultimately the military influence has led to a long a difficult road to change. The emphasis on military functions so close to the public service…

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    Para Militarism

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    • When war ends, when the last shots are fired, peace is officially declared and the boys go home doesn’t necessarily mean the violence from that war suddenly disappears and everyone starts singing Kumbaya. That was not the case for the Great War mostly due in part by para-militarism that occurred in eastern and southern Europe after the Great War had ended. Para-militarism can be described as a group of noncombatants organized as a military force for the purpose of either helping or…

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    Virtue Ethics Case Study

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    1. Virtue Ethics – Virtue ethics is about the moral values, which directs the person towards good behavior. List of the moral values may be different for individuals across time. According to Chiquita, its motive was to protect the lives of the employees and their families by making protecting payments to the paramilitary group. It didn’t lay off the workers and close the operations in Colombia. Chiquita would have definitely won the trust of its employees by its actions. But what could have…

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    The Hoods Summary

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    Punishment in West Belfast’, this book offers a unique perspective that equally appeals to academics and the average person. This essay will discuss violence becomes normalised and if so has this happened in the context of this book. Studying the perspectives of the residents, the youth, and the paramilitary group of the area the IRA (Irish Republican Army), as to the possible reasons behind their acceptance of the harsh levels of violence as normal. The normalisation of violence To define what…

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