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  • The Lost Generation Research Paper

    Growing up in the early 1960’s to 1970’s was a tough time for my parents but not just them everybody. This was because of all the negative that was around them. There were many things for kids their age to do, and they took the better route in life. Compared to now, the gang banging is not something that you see a lot of today. Both my parents grew up in this time period and my dad has a different outlook on life. The things that are going in today’s society are from when my father was child. It was never an easy to travel down being a young black man with a family at the age of sixteen. Some people even label Generation X as the lost Generation, because there was so much going on in life and who what would come out of all. There was even a show here in Little Rock Arkansas called “Banging in Little Rock”. Due to this show you can really see why they are being nicknamed the Lost Generation. The mayor at the time was Jim Dailey, and he didn’t think Arkansas had a gang problem until they aired the show on HBO. Then he started to look at things differently and wonder how he let this get out of control. Mayor Jim Dailey thought that it would be a good idea to have to police force double and even team up with the gang force. Many officers were doing undercover work and couldn’t even go home to their families. My father and uncle are twins and they grew up in some of these areas, they both saw a lot of things I sat down and asked my father about some of the things they…

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  • Prism Of Violence Theory Essay

    Be that as it may, the last theory that contributes to prism of violence is the general theory of crime. This theory has portions that are very important to the prism, because they take an individual perspective. This theory was developed in 1990 by Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi and has been given mix reviews from other sociologist. According to the two sociologists the source of violating the law ranges on an impulsive trait and absence of self-control. They even attributed…

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  • Drawing Vs Street Art

    Each drawing and painting always has a true and great story behind it. Paintings in Los Angeles are very beautiful and there should not be any problem with having nice paintings or drawing in the walls. I think its okay to have drawings in Los Angeles because a lot of people from all over the world go there and like to look around and explore How Los Angeles really is. Art is a really outstanding when you know that it is something that a artist drew out of there feelings or emotion or simply…

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  • High School Violence Case Study

    A 16-year-old girl is rushed to the hospital on a Friday night in February, instead of her enjoying an evening with friends after a basketball game at school she is being rushed to a nearby hospital where later she would be pronounced dead. According to the MCSO they shooter was aiming towards a vehicle that the victim was in due to another person inside of the vehicle yelling gang slang out the window towards the shooter. It was later discovered this tragic incident was caused by rival “party…

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  • History Of Gangs In California

    Los Angeles County is the most dangerous place in California because of the gang culture that moves around it (Bartholomew, 2015). Cholo, ese, vato are all words that hispanic gang members use to refer to one another. Here in California, Hispanic gangs began to form during the early 1920s or as also referred to the Roaring Twenties. These groups started to form and get together in their neighborhoods or as known as the barrios. These individuals who got together in these groups all had similar…

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  • Prison Gangs: A Case Study

    It is evident, that prison gangs are tied to the street gang. And there are also some examples about the gang operated from the prisons (Gang Disciples), which explain the strong influence of the prison gangs on their little brother street gangs. What I found interesting that once incarcerated the member of the gang doesn 't stop or suspends his activity, in contrary of what I was used to thinking before, their gang career continues during the detention and even might be more prominent than…

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  • Gangs: Gang Life

    The Gang Life Most gangs in the society are violent, some more than others. Gangs do not tend to be very appealing to others in the world that is today. Gangs have been an issue in the world from then and even now, it has become more dangerous in the streets and society throughout the world. Gangs do not obey the law or authorities; they simply do what they please. Gangs are a major issue in the way people live their lives. A large majority of the inmates at Pelican Bay belong to one of these…

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  • Compare And Contrast Iphone 5s And Samsung Galaxy

    Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5 After only a decade, Smartphone Technology improved almost every aspect of our daily lives; checking the weather, news, using social media, messaging, and even maps, almost everything on a single device. Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.--two big smartphone industries that have been competing to win consumer’s trust and patronage since 2011. Both of them are making remarkable products aiming to give users convenience, connection, and better…

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  • What Is Apple Watch?

    available by the e-commerce player Grabmore in the range of Rs 36,999 and Rs 1,768,700. Most of Apple’s apps are available on the Watch, and it has a quick-reply panel for messages and suggests text for a reply. Apple Watch also has Apple Pay, which allows users to pay using the watch like a contactless credit card. There is a new communication app called digital touch that gives room for users to share taps, drawings and their heartbeat rate with other Apple Watch users.…

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  • Apple Pest Analysis Essay

    Analysis of the marketing environment for smart phones includes identifying opportunities in the market place which requires a solid understanding of the company’s industry. When the right combination of circumstances and timing permits an organization to take action to reach a particular market, a market opportunity exits. Smart phones have a vast market as it has become an essential part of our daily lives. It is defined as a device that functions as a computer like having the ability to…

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