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    Planet Of Slums

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    approached this issue on their own respective books, from a rather different perspective, but maintaining the topic of urban poverty as the overarching object of analysis. Davis directly addresses the slums as a global issue, giving different characteristics that are present on them, and explaining their variety. Sampson on the other side, takes the specific case of Chicago, and analyzes its urban poverty, the problematics that it carries, and the strategies available to solve it. On Planet of…

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    Society/pg.145- people who share a culture and society. In the video you can see what type of society the dharvi slum residents have compared to the people in the surrounding city. Even though crime may run amok you can see that the families of this society have tight knit bond with each other. They also may not all do the same jobs but many share the same ambition to hustle and provide for their families. I feel that their ambition and pride in their work is why they have a hatred for the name…

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    Youth Gang Research Paper

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    There are many topics in criminal justice that I could write great research papers on but the topic that interests me the most is youth gang members. I want to know do children who live in the inner city have a higher chance of joining a gang then children who live in suburban towns. I have a high interest in our youth because they are the future. As our generation continues to grow old we need younger, brighter, and more intelligent members of our community to stand up for what's right. The…

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    Although having gone through monumental shifts in style and culture the basis and content of the genre has remained constant. Since groups like NWA and De La Soul used their music as a way to express cultural divides and relations among inner city communities and law enforcement, much has changed in terms of outlook and optimism. While songs like Public Enemy’s “fight the power” called for a rise in black nationalism and sweeping social change across a nation. Songs Compared to songs like…

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    How Communities’ Identities Change Over Time What is the generalized other? Well it is the set of beliefs, roles, and norms followed by different cultures and this generalized other changes continuously in many cities around America and the world. For example, London is very modern, so it has a generalized other that is very progressive compared to what it was a few decades ago . Community identity is a very complex force that feeds on cultural changes and people’s ideas and rules and because…

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    Dharavi is home to more than a million people in Mumbai. These people live in slums concentrated in just one square mile of land. With significant government and market pressure to develop into a world-class city, and increasing population growth continuing to limit housing opportunities, the fate of Dharavi has become a highly contested and politicized issue (Boano, Lamarca & Hunter 2011). As King Solomon, I will ultimately have control over what becomes of Dharavi. Before deciding, however, I…

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    Urban refers to the built up space of a central city and its suburbs. It has a lack of agricultural area and is distinctly non-rural. Urban geography has four subfields that will be discussed in this summary. The first is the history of urbanization. Next, is intraurban geography, followed by interurban geography. The final subfield is urban planning and policy. Why do people live in cities and when did they start? Before urbanization, people where clustered in agricultural villages and were…

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    Gentrification Theory

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    opportunities for profitable reinvestment created. They explain gentrification as an economic process that is caused by fluctuating relationships among capital investment and the production of urban space. This theory says that gentrification is based on the relationship between money and production. The restructuring urban spaces aspect of gentrification is…

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    Even though, Boyle refuses to say whether or not his efforts to help homies and homegirls have been “successful,” as he is merely following his faith. He certainly have no doubt by the end of the book that Boyle has made a huge impact not only on the personal lives of the countless homies he has encountered, but also the communal lives of all who those who have ever lived in his parish. Boyle built up Homeboy Industries entirely around the notion of giving gang members a “second chance.”…

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    Urban Renewal In New Haven

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    story in its urban renewal experience. However, the implications of urban renewal in New Haven…

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