The Troubles

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  • Essay Of A Purpose For A Diplomatic Security Special Agent

    I believe I am a good candidate for the Diplomatic Security Special Agent position as I am a highly motivated individual and I am a very hard worker. I am a highly motivated individual and hardworking because I have a Master’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Western Illinois University as well as a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Police Executive Management. While in graduate school I worked on a couple of class projects regarding the use of Body Scanners and Less Lethal Weapons and the Court Cases regards both. While as a graduate student, I participated in a summer school program of Irish Studies at Queens University in Belfast, Norther Ireland. While there, I learned about Irish History, Culture, and an in-depth look at The Troubles. They…

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  • Hold Your Head Up Theme

    Have you ever wondered how the Italian mafia was able to survive even in the worst of times? Before I say anything else I just want to say that the purpose of this opening was to get you interested. Having said that I actually do not know the answer to that question however I do know about the theme of that question. Being able to push through when the going gets tough. There are 3 songs that I have chosen that convey the same theme. The writers of these songs are Macklemore a white rapper and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Idea Of A Team

    off. Marisha never gave them back for a second review, at that point I realized that OI needed to make sure that I was covered so I began emailing myself the errors that I would find and give back to Marisha, so if anything else came back and Jackie needed to address it I would be covered in knowing that I asked that the error or errors would be corrected. I never documented this information as a way to get my co worker in trouble that is why I never gave the information regarding the errors…

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  • Explosion Scene Analysis

    An Analysis of Cinematography and Sound in the Explosion Scene From ’71 (2015) Dir. Yann Demange ‘‘71’ is a film about a young soldier, Gary Hook, who gets stranded in Belfast in 1971 during the Troubles. He accidentally becomes the target for all parties involved and the complexity of the good and the bad in the Troubles become apparent. In the sequence I’ve chosen, Hook has his first glimpse of safety when he gets picked up by a young Protestant boy and taken a Loyalist pub. After mistakenly…

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  • Irish Diaspora Influence

    As a result, this means that although the Troubles are a good case study for diasporic involvement in the late 20th century, a case study is needed for the 21st century to truly analyze the effect of globalization on diasporic participation. A modern group that exemplifies this is the Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS). ISIS is a nationalistic group of sorts as its goal is to create a state with theocratic, religious role of the dark ages in the Middle East. The reason though that ISIS has been able…

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  • Binary Gender Roles

    This morning’s discussion with the former Lord Mayor put Derry much more into perspective for someone who is an outsider and is not educated well on The Troubles or Irish politics, past and present. In comparison to the current antics of American politics, Ireland and those a part of the United Kingdom are facing similar topics, though on a different scale. One of the most prevalent issues the former Lord Mayor talked about were gender rights, branching off briefly on women’s rights to abortions…

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  • Trouble: Keep Teenagers Out Of Trouble

    A curfew is thought to be able to keep teenagers out of trouble and inside the house. Trouble does not have a time limit it can occur when ever and however throughout the day. Thinking that setting a time limit will actually keep a child inside is absurd. A child will go where he pleases to go, when his mind is made up nothing can stop him. We are not even talking about little children we are talking about teenagers the most rebellious of human beings. They are at an age where being absolutely…

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  • Trouble With Art

    Since much of what we today know as art was not originally intended to be so, the term has become difficult for historians to distinguish. Recently, there has been a shift in focus on what art is rather than what it does. The question arises, are we capable of thinking beyond our own perceptions of the world in order to examine and recognize art? In her article “The Trouble with (the Term) Art,” Carolyn Dean examines and argues that there is an apparent struggle of determining an allowable…

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  • Troubles In Camden

    Troubles in Camden In a city in New Jersey, Walt Whitman once thought of it as “In a dream I saw a city invincible” (Gillette 5). Today that same city ranks as one of the poorest and most crime ridden cities in the United States. This city is directly across the river from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a city called Camden. When many people hear the name Camden, they think of all the crime and drug issues that go on in that city. What some people may not know is that their past wasn’t all that…

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  • Gender Trouble

    Gender Trouble as a perspective work to interpret Caryl Churchill’s essence of main characters in Cloud Nine Woman discrimination, patriarchy, lack of feminism movements – statements that make us nowadays shocked of the Ancient Time. These reasons made female part of the world started to cope with these problems. The present paper will study one of the biggest and most discussed nowadays problem of the gender equality and feminism movement of Western world. To describe this, I will take into…

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