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  • Mississippi Delta Poverty Analysis

    For example, Tunica County illustrated one of the highest percentage of families living below the poverty level of 50.5 percent, and the highest unemployment which was 17 percent, with the exception of Humphreys and Yazoo, all selected counties in the Mississippi Delta were marked by double-digit unemployment rates and high family poverty rates, from 27.9 percent in Washington County. Regardless, of how poverty is measured deprived people that deal with the challenges of being poor are more…

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  • Why We Should Have Longer School Hours

    have to be made, students who dislike school would have another reason why, and time away from school would just be eaten out of teachers’ and students’ lives. It can be agreed that the county works hard to ensure our Fairfax County public schools are exceptional quality. With that in mind, why would the county have to…

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  • Chicano Community Observation Report

    There are many outlets in which officials can gain the ability to scrutinize, regulate, and influence every action and behavior one makes therefore allowing surveillance to greatly affect the use of public space by standardizing who, when and where protests, art and many other social activities can occur. Visiting Broadway and Whittier Blvd. in Los Angeles gave me a broader view of how this urban space has been used to illustrate important events of Chicano community members. On my commute to…

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  • Write An Essay About Pushing Back School Start Times?

    This sum includes purchasing 27 new buses and hiring the new bus drivers. While this may seem as a small sum for such a large county, Fairfax County Public Schools are currently facing a deficit of over $14 million, and are expected to see a deficit of over $100 million in the 2016-2017 fiscal year (“FY”). This means that pushing back school start times accounts for nearly 5% of the downfall…

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  • Cosmopolitan Canopy Research Paper

    Ramsey Parra Sociology 150 Professor Loughlin 10/08/16 The idea of a Cosmopolitan Canopy, a term defined by sociologist Elijah Anderson, has been used to describe various locations throughout the greater New York City area. In this setting, people of color have a tendency to be to some degree calm and now and again even vivified in their presentation of self. Many of them are part of the working class, but there is a larger amount of them than white people. Ultimately, individuals of both…

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  • Cultural Differences In Residential Areas

    I took the bus around the Los Angeles area on a Saturday. The bus I used was the 30/330 that goes from Sunset Boulevard into East Los Angeles. This was mostly what seemed to be residential areas and the main streets of Los Angeles. While riding the bus I saw the difference within the people through the surrounding buildings. The visible wealth disparity between the residents of Los Angeles is very stark and can be seen within neighborhoods. Starting at Sunset, near the Greystone Mansion, the…

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  • Alzheimer's Dementi A Case Study

    As people age, changes occur in the body. Some of these changes affect our mental status. When changes start to occur that can cause impaired cognition, this can result in a disease characterized as dementia. Some of the mental changes that can occur with Alzheimer’s dementia are decreased short and long term memory, confusion, impaired judgment, problems with arithmetic, and problem solving. These characteristics can affect how people communicate, make decisions, and care for themselves…

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  • Southwest Airlines Business Model

    Southwest Airlines Co. (SWA), the model for spending upstarts all over the place, has turned into the biggest local carrier in the United States, by number of travelers conveyed. More than 70 million travelers fly SWA every year to around 60 goals around the nation. Travelers have found that Southwest 's absolute bottom valuing makes right around another type of transportation, more in rivalry with the vehicle than different aircrafts. They will spurn in-flight dinners, things exchanges, and…

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  • Multitasking In Psychology

    In recent years, Psychology Today released an article in regards to the effectiveness of multitasking. Though the source of this particular article is not a scholarly one, the points addressed by the author are ones that are worth reading over and perhaps will inspire readers to delve deeper into the mechanics of the act of multitasking. The main theme of this article is that although multitasking seems like the best way to be productive in today’s fast paced society, it is actually nearly…

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  • The Illegal Operation Analysis

    an Essential Contribution to Social Protest/Affirmation This paper will focus on the sculpture, The Illegal Operation (1962) by Edward Kienholz. The assemblage sculpture can be found on the second floor of the Ahmanson Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Although understated at first, this sculpture deals with the taboo practice of abortions regulated in the 1960’s. In this paper I will discuss why this sculpture would make a good contribution to our textbook, specifically chapter…

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