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Race-Based Traffic Stops in the US - Imagine driving home, on a pleasant evening, after a tedious day at work. Just as you are about to arrive to your neighborhood, you notice blue and red flashing lights and pull over. It seems the police officer has no reason for stopping you, except to search your vehicle because of your suspiciously perceived skin tone. This unnecessary traffic stop, designed for people of colored skin, happens on numerous occasions and has been termed Driving While Black or Brown. Racial profiling is the act of using race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having committed a crime....   [tags: racial profiling, police stops, equal rights] 1225 words
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Technology in Forster's The Machine Stops - The Internet provides accuracy, productivity, and possibilities that would be devastating if suddenly missing. Because of man’s resiliency, I don’t think that we would experience Armageddon if the Internet stopped. I do believe our world would become larger for a while. The miles shortened by email would lengthen due to postage delivery. The nanosecond returns to a minute, and memory would be placed back in photo albums and diaries. All changes would be temporary until necessity, and personal desire would lead the way to new technology....   [tags: digital immigrants, digital natives, technology] 732 words
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The Contraceptive Injection Stops Reproduction - ... The injection is also not affected by medication, safe to use when breastfeeding and after giving birth (source: NHS), reduces the risk of endometrium cancer by 80% (source: Family Planning), and provides protection for pelvic inflammatory disease, which infects the female reproductive organs (source: NHS and Mirena). The injection does not interrupt sexual intercourse, unlike barrier contraceptive methods. However, the contraceptive injection uses artificial hormones to prevent pregnancy. This affects the menstrual cycle, as it can take up to one year for fertility to return to normal and up to two years for (source: Family Planning)....   [tags: intercourse, pregnancy, hormones] 1128 words
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The Machine Stops - In The Machine Stops, E.M. Forster projects life years from now where people live underground with extreme technological advances. Also, people live separated in little rooms where they find a variety of buttons they can press in order to perform any task they desire. They do not communicate with people face to face as often as we do now. Without a doubt, their society is very different from ours. All of the inhabitants are used to living along with the Machine and it is hard for them to imagine life without everything the Machine is able to facilitate....   [tags: E.M. Forster] 1355 words
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Society´s Dependence on the Internet as in The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster - The Internet provides accuracy, productivity, and possibilities that would affect our day-to-day lives if suddenly missing. Because of man’s resiliency, I don’t think that we would experience Armageddon if the Internet stopped; our world would not be better or worse without the Internet. I believe our world would become different for a while; need and desire would quickly lead the way to new and improved technology to advance and rebuild a more powerful system. I believe that on a personal basis if the Internet were to be lost people would be affected in varying degrees....   [tags: technology, digital immigrants, digital natives] 946 words
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The Horrifying World Forster Creates in The Machine Stops - The Horrifying World Forster Creates in The Machine Stops In "The Machine Stops" Forster creates a world set in the future, where machines rule. In fact, machines run life so much so that human beings, by this time, have adapted accordingly to life and the lifestyle it brings. "In the arm-chair there sits a swaddled lump of flesh - a woman, about five feet high, with a face as white as a fungus," Forster writes. This is a pretty horrific description because it shows us that in the world Forster has created, people get no exercise whatsoever....   [tags: Papers] 1013 words
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Machines Overcoming Humans - ... As one reads “You Are Cyborg,” who sees that Donna Haraway, is not saying that we humans are physically cyborgs that are all mechanically made but that we are consumed by technology making us cybernetic organisms. This concept is true and as people start to put it to prospective they do find that humans are cyborgs. I believe that humans do not want to think of themselves as cyborgs; because it is something they cannot wrap their minds around to understand that we are cyborgs. As one begins to put the concept of us being cyborgs in prospective they begin to understand just how much technology consumes their lives....   [tags: The Machine Stops] 743 words
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The Prediction of the Future of Technology - ... The machine is Vashti’s life, religion, and law. She does everything with the machine. She listens to music through the machine, she doesn’t go outside of her place. You can clearly notice that from the story that Vashti is worshiping the machine. This to me is similar to the Defining the Web in the course reading, net identity. He starts the story with a phone call from Kuno to his mother. He is asking his mother that he wants to see her face, and he means face to face and not through the plate which I believe was a part of the normal communication at that time....   [tags: The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster] 735 words
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The Concern about Racial Profiling - ... 3). The prevalence of racial profiling and understand that this practice descended from stigmas created during slavery to socially control African Americans. The very act of undertaking such a study reaffirms the general public policy goal that policing decisions should be race-neutral. Purpose of Study With such activity being conducted by law officials for well over 100 years, why is it only now that the issue of racial profiling is making large news within the mainstream media as well as in the sociological realm (Adler and Adler, 2012, pg....   [tags: traffic stops by law enforcement]
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Police Brutality and Profiling - America as a people gloat when it comes to our freedoms we think we have it better than every other country out there but the protectors of our freedom are becoming fear and hated because of the injustices committed by certain officers. Some say life of an officer is hard because they do not know if they will ever see their family again after they drive out of their house in the morning, others might say every officer knows what they were signing up for so they should not be pitied. Police officers face dangers everyday but profiling and racially motivated brutality is not justifiable and officers should be severely punished for committing these crimes....   [tags: police officers, traffic stops]
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An Analysis of Anti-technology Themes in The Machine Stops and WALL-E - In 1909 E.M. Forster wrote the ground-breaking short story “The Machine Stops”, it foretold of a dystopian society where mankind entrusted itself to a machine which took care of al their wants and needs, and ultimately lead to their demise. In Forster’s “The Machine Stops”, he illustrates the need for man to become less dependent on machines and technology for their livelihoods and life in general. In Disney’s “WALL-E” we se many of these themes again. In both cases humans have become so inept at taking care of themselves that the loss of the machine or machines that care for them would be catastrophic and deadly....   [tags: E.M. Forster Disney] 1035 words
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Correlation between the Neighborhood One Is Born in and Your Chances in Life - Prompt C The neighborhood one is born into has an immense effect on one’s life chances. The life of those of around low-income subway stops is not quite the same as the life of those around high-income subway stops. Not only do they have different wealth status but their lives are bound to be distinct. Quality of life certainly varies from class to class with different availability of resources needed to prosper in life. Those of a high-income have easy accessibility to the best education, homes, living environments, and jobs....   [tags: low income vs high income subway stops] 816 words
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Preventing Racial Profiling Within the Police Force - ... Not only are minority adults more likely to be arrested, but also minority children targeted by police officers (“Justice on Trial” 4). Even though studies have shown that caucasian and minority youths have been dealing drugs at the same rate, African Americans and other minorities are more likely to be arrested for the crime (“Justice on Trial” 4). In addition, the arrest rate for minorities has increased seventy eight percent, while it has decreased thirty four percent for white children (“Justice on Trial” 4)....   [tags: Prejudice, Inequality, Race] 1843 words
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The Stop and Frisk Policy of the NYPD is Not Justifiable - The judicial system in America has always endured much skepticism as to whether or not there is racial profiling amongst arrests. The stop and frisk policy of the NYPD has caused much controversy and publicity since being applied because of the clear racial disparity in stops. Now the question remains; Are cops being racially biased when choosing whom to stop or are they just targeting “high crime” neighborhoods, thus choosing minorities by default. This paper will examine the history behind stop and frisk policies....   [tags: Stop and Frisk]
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The Stop and Frisk Program within New York City Police Department - The New York City Police Department enacted a stop and frisk program was enacted to ensure the safety of pedestrians and the safety of the entire city. Stop and frisk is a practice which police officers stop and question hundreds of thousands of pedestrians annually, and frisk them for weapons and other contraband. Those who are found to be carrying any weapons or illegal substances are placed under arrest, taken to the station for booking, and if needed given a summons to appear in front of a judge at a later date....   [tags: safety, question, weapon, arrest] 1527 words
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The Bus Stop of Life - I stand at the bus stop, en route to the city, waiting, looking up and down the street, where I have been, where I will go, remember the times before when I did the same thing, always when waiting, caught between the here and the now, and smile at another moment, a possible turning point in this life. Bus stops are markers for our lives, three types, stations, timed stops, and hailing stops, the latter where you have to flag down the driver. Bus stations are the most significant, represent life’s milestones, birth, death, marriage, divorce, migration, returning home as the prodigal son....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 504 words
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Post-WWII American Fault Lines: Race Is Still the Main Issue - Race is one of the most pervasive issues in post-World War II America. The gender equality movement is still ongoing, as well as the push for racial equality. The two are heavily intertwined issues, since both racial minorities and women have been systematically oppressed with backlash against their attempts for integration. The issue of race, however, is one steeped in outright violence and unapologetic hatred. While the gender divide is continually lessening, the racial divide has hardly dissipated....   [tags: pilgrims, vietnam war, racial discrimination]
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Racial Profiling by Police is Not Correct - In general, experience is very valuable and can aid in making decisions or judgment calls. This is especially true for law enforcement given the nature of their line of work. Police often need to make decisions based on little, specific information. In the same way experience can negatively affect an officer’s decision-making process. Likewise, experience can breed bias. Human’s all carry cultural baggage that may directly affect our actions and decisions. This by no means is an attempt to justify all the choices that an officer may make, but it may explain an inherent reason behind the decision....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays]
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Stop and Frisk: An Effective Crime Deterrent - In July of 2012, my mom’s aunt was killed by a suicide bomber. I had never met her, but heard stories about what a kind person she was, her great cooking skills, and that the last vacation my mom’s aunt’s family took together occurred at my parents’ wedding. Recently, I read an article about a woman in NYC, to whom I could relate, who lost her son to a similar senseless crime. The African American woman spoke about how she wished that the Stop and Frisk program was around when her son had been killed because she felt that it could have prevented this loss of life....   [tags: terrorism, stop and frisk program]
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Racial Profiling By Police Should Be Illegal - What is Stop and Frisk. The New York City stop-question-and-frisk program is a practice of the New York City Police Department by which police officers stop and question tens of thousands of pedestrians annually, and frisk them for weapons and other contraband (New York City Stop-question-frisk program). This program is said to keep weapons of the street but we are sure if their statements are accurate. Though the New York Police Department says this program helps keep weapons of the street, stop and frisk is unconstitutional because it does not help reduce crime and violets people of their rights....   [tags: Stop and Frisk]
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The Criminal Justice System in USA - The Criminal Justice System in the United States of America was established with noble intentions. The basis of the system can be traced back from the first book of the Bible Genesis, and the story of Cain and Able. The criminal justice system was established to be morally suitable for a growing diverse society. Moral dilemmas within the system arise from concerns related to principles of officials’ right and wrong behavior. These principles are often embedded into a culture of the human character, in other words, viewed as essential to the criminal justice system....   [tags: Criminal Justice ]
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Ethnic and Racial Inequalities in the Justice System - Ethnic and Racial Inequalities in the Justice System There are many ethnic differences in each stage of the justice system. In order to be able to prove these it is important to break the system down, and evaluate it bit by bit, showing the possible signs of ethnic differences. Firstly Policing, Philips and Bowling (2007) have noted that in the 1970’s there have been many accusations of oppressive policing if minority ethnic communities. These have included mass stop and search operations, police violence and failure to respond to racist violence....   [tags: Racial Profiling] 564 words
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Language Therapy for Cleft Palate and/or Cleft Lip - Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip is one of the most common facial defects in infants. However, surgery can correct either defect or both. Scientists believe that environmental and genetic factors though don’t have a specific cause in which they can prevent Cleft Palate or Lip to occur. “Cleft Palate is a split or opening in the roof of the mouth, and can involve the hard palate and/or the soft palate… Cleft Lip is the physical split or separation of the two sides of the upper lip and appears as a narrow opening or gap in the skin of the upper lip....   [tags: Children, Corrective, Surgery] 538 words
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Speech Learning Mechanism - ... L1 and L2 sounds are posited to exist in a shared system. Therefore, SLM predicts that when a new phonetic category is established for an L2 sound that is close to an L1 sound, dissimilation will occur, causing the bilingual’s L1 and L2 phonological categories and their L1 and L2 perception to differ from those of native speakers of each of the two languages (Flege et al., 2003). Also, if a new category is not established for an L2 sound that differs audibly from the closest L1 sound, an experienced L2 learner will develop a “composite” category as a result of assimilation (Flege, 1987; MacKay et al., 2001)....   [tags: language development] 795 words
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The New York Police Department’s Stop and Frisk Policy: A Time Series Analysis - INTRODUCTION At the core of the stop and frisk policy as utilized by the New York Police Department is racial profiling. Racial profiling has a significant and often controversial place in the history of policing in the United States. Racial profiling can be loosely defined as the use of race as a key determinant in law enforcement decisions to stop, interrogate, and/or detain citizens (Weitzer & Tuch, 2002). Laws in the United States have helped to procure and ensure race based decisions in law enforcement....   [tags: Racial Profiling]
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How Human Trafficking has Impacted Oklahoma - Human trafficking is the illegal trade of humans for forced labor and sex labor. Innocent victims are trafficked through lies, fraudulence, and threats. Traffickers deceive them by promises of a better life; they abduct them through fraudulent methods; and they threaten their families to get them to go with them. Human trafficking not only occurs in foreign countries but also in the United States. Oklahoma is also a location where trafficking occurs. Many Oklahomans have personally experienced the negative and terrible effects of human trafficking....   [tags: illegal trade, sex labor, traffickers]
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Supreme Court Case Terry v. Ohio - ... In my opinion, anytime an officer stops an individual for a frisk and questioning is considered an arrest. In my paper I will argue both sides of the argument and determine if the court’s decision fixed the social issue. Based on the facts, this case could go either way in a court of law today. Our society today is all about the people’s rights. I think it is fair that every citizen of the United States have a little more freedom. With all of the above in mind, the Terry Stop law is something that needs to be taken away or reworded differently because the Terry Stop itself is ambiguous as of right now....   [tags: fourth ammendment violation] 815 words
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Stop Assibilation of Quebec French - 1. Introduction This paper is investigating Quebec French. The population that speaks this variety of French situates on the eastern side of the country of Canada in the province of Quebec (Posner 1997, Walker 1984). The people who immigrated to Quebec originated from west and north-west regions of France, the dialects spoken there are commonly called langue d’oïl (Ager 1990, Sanders 1993, Battye and Hintz 1994). However, in the region of langue d’oïl there was a lot of variation in the speech spoken (Battye and Hintz 1994)....   [tags: dialects,immigration, words]
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The Stop-Question and Frisk Program - ... Secondly, the conclusion that crimes decreased because of stop and frisk law was too crude and quick. There are numerous explanations and theories as to why crime dropped in New York City including improvements in policies, stricter public security effort, changes in regulations of drug markets, overall reduction in alcohol consumption etc. All of these could potentially be prominent factors of the fall in crime rates. Advocates cannot completely attribute the practice of stop and frisk to the overall reduction of crime rate....   [tags: form of racial profiling] 1431 words
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Transit rider surveys - Introduction Often concerns over travel time and safety are cited as reasons people do not choose to ride transit; however, little has been studied about people’s real-time experiences on transit. It is important to understand the perceptions of a transit rider, including their emotional state before, during and after a transit trip. By fully understanding these perceptions, transit service providers can better plan for transit improvements. The question, therefore, is what is the best method for collecting this qualitative data....   [tags: Transportation]
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The National Anti-Racism Strategy - Racism is a part of everyday thing it's the belief that particular race is better than the other leading to abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race. "Stop Hate 2000" campaign stated that the causes of racism are xenophobia, the fear of different people. An element of xenophobia is present in racism. Deep fear can express itself in racially motivated violence, a need to feel OK, to feel worthwhile. This can result in people wanting to feel superior to others, Allows one group to socially, politically, and economically dominate other groups....   [tags: australia, stop hate] 1009 words
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More Than Black and White Keys: A Critical Review of Keyboard Instruments - As I settled on the worn wooden bench for my first organ lesson, a mix of emotions rushed through my mind. I looked down at the familiar black and white keys beneath my fingers with relief, but when I glanced up at a second keyboard and a row of switches, I cringed. My teacher flipped the power switch and the organ began to hum. Tentatively, I tested out a simple melody. The blast of sound that came from the pipes behind me caught me off-guard. This was nothing like the piano I knew so well. Yes, the organ features a set of black and white keys and produces beautiful music, but the similarities end there....   [tags: Music]
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The Elimination of Racial Profiling in the Context of Street Level Crime - There has been the hubbub surrounding racial and ethnic discrimination around traffic stops by the police. The police have been accused of stopping a particular group of people frequently fronting the argument that that group is likely to commit a crime likeillegal possession of drugs or even unlicensed weapons. Most of the scholars who have discussed racial profiling do not deny its existence. In this paper, the definition of racial profiling will be elucidated. In addition, the overall effects of racial profiling will be looked into....   [tags: policy, the police, racial, ethnic discrimination]
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A Living Amendment: The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution - A Living Amendment The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution is the most essential Amendment of all for employees working in the criminal justice field. This Amendment sets the foundation for the criminal justice system and implements mandatory guidelines for governmental employees. When the Constitution was originally created, its sole intent was to place limitations and restrictions on the federal government. The Constitution, as a living document has changed over the years and has continually been interpreted to keep up with America’s ever growing diversity and use of technology....   [tags: foundation for the criminal justice system]
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Racial Profiling: What's the Problem? - There is an issue which is plaguing our community and making the job of a Police Officer more difficult -  Racial Profiling. Many have different opinions on why it happens, and what we should do about it if it does happen. The problem is nobody can come to a consensus on how to solve this problem. It seems to me that racism is still part of our society, and sadly, I think it always will be. We all have prejudices of some sort towards others. It may be because of race, sex, sexual preference, rich, poor, ugly, or pretty....   [tags: Racism Discrimination Police Essays]
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Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement - The interviews excerpted here show that racially biased pretextual traffic stops have a strong and immediate impact on the individual African-American drivers involved. These stops are not the minor inconveniences they might seem to those who are not subjected to them. Rather, they are experiences that can wound the soul and cause psychological scar tissue to form. And the statistics show that these experiences are not simply disconnected anecdotes or exaggerated versions of personal experiences, but rather established and...   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays] 3753 words
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Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip: Defect in Infants - ... The general guideline sounds in words begin around age 2, typically the m, n, p, b, h sounds. However, with Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (“the opening between the mouth and nose is not closed properly” (Cleft palate speech)), we see compensatory speech errors within an individual's speech. These errors consist of glottal stops, speech sound distortions, pharyngeal fricatives and stops, and nasal substitutions. Each error is slightly different in how we shape our mouth, soft and hard palate. In a speech sound distortion, the “child’s teeth do not ‘line up’ correctly” (Cleft palate speech)....   [tags: Disorder, Speech, Language] 1278 words
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A Million Little Pieces by James Frey - An essential part of writing creative non-fiction is writing as truthfully as possible. This allows readers to better trust the author. Readers expect that the author will recount events as accurately as possible, or choose to market their writing as another genre. Sometimes writers choose to ignore this. Even with the best intentions, this is deceptive to the reader. Such trickery can turn even the most strong and powerful stories, stories with a message of hope for readers into crackpot writing that serves no other purpose other than to create controversy....   [tags: literary analysis] 1082 words
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Law Enforcement and Police Stress - Police Stress As crime coexists with humanity, the presence of the police force ensures the suppression of crime and the safety for our society. Every occupation has its own work stress. What is unique is all the different stress found in one job. Aside from the heroic services police officers perform in their duty, they experience overwhelming stress in their daily duty. Police stress refers to the negative pressures related to police work (Police Stress, n.d.). In order to maintain peace and order, there must be an effective police force up and running....   [tags: Crime, Duty, Pressure]
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Racial Targeting and Profiling in the United States - Racial Targeting and Profiling in the United States The practice of targeting individuals for police investigation based on their race alone in the last few years has been an increasingly prominent issue in American society. Numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals have explored the issue of race-motivated police actions. Recently, the ABA Journal did a study of New Jersey and Pennsylvania traffic stops from 1998 to 2001, concluding that black drivers were more likely to be pulled over and arrested than whites....   [tags: Race Racism Authority Ethnicity Essays Papers] 1467 words
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Humankind in The Three Forster Short Stories - Humankind in The Three Forster Short Stories Forster is writing in a time when society was changing dramatically. When rural life in the countryside was leaving while urban life was starting. While this is happening mechanically it was also happening in a mental aspect and the way people live and look at life is changing. What Forster sees is dangerous results. He was probably writing in a time like the Industrial revolution when a lot of lives were taken for the good of experimentation and knowledge....   [tags: Papers] 1384 words
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Travel Restrictions to Cuba - The US travel policy restricts Cuban-Americans to travel to Cuba once every three years. Some agree that this attacks Family Values. Others agree with the travel restriction. Many feel its the only way to stop funding the Communist Dictatorship. Recently a policy is the US travel restrictions to Cuba. The policy has many restrictions, But the most controversial states that Cuban American citizens may visit Cuba only once every three years( Farley and Thale, pg.1 ). The Policy represent a tightening o f the US embargo against Cuba( Farley and Thale, pg.1 )....   [tags: essays research papers] 569 words
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Symbolism and the Power of Three in "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a late 14th-century Middle English alliterative romance about the adventure of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's Knight of the Round Table. This great verse is praised not only for its complex plot and rich language, but also for its sophisticated use of symbolism. Symbolism is a technique used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to give a significance to the plot. The Green Knight, the Green Sash, and Sir Gawain's Shield are three of the most prominent symbols given to us in this verse....   [tags: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, symbolism, ]
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Death and Dying: Should Life Support Be Used for a Long Time? - ... When someone is brain dead, there is no flow of blood or oxygen to the brain. This function stops working completely. Because the medical ventilator breathes for the person, organs like the heart and liver continue to receive oxygen and may run for a few days after brain death. In the past, to ratify someone’s death it was pretty straightforward: the heart stopped beating and a person was not breathing. But now the confirmation of death may be more complex, since a medical ventilator can keep a oxygenated heart beating artificially after the brain stem stops functioning permanently....   [tags: brain death, cardiopulmonary death] 1118 words
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Racial Profiling: Driving While Black is a Real Offense in America - “In recent years, scores of African Americans and Latinos, including prominent athletes, members of Congress, actors, lawyers, business leaders and even police officers, have experienced the humiliation of being stopped on the nation’s highways upon suspicion of a crime. Few white motorists can tell the same story.” (Bouie 2014). Most colored motorists have had this feeling at least once while driving. The article, "It's Been Proven: "Driving While Black" is a Real Thing" takes a look at incidents around the United States where the multitude of racial stops have been questioned....   [tags: Racial Profiling by Police]
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Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the School Bus Routing Problem - ... Some of these variations are; - School Bus Routing Problem (SBRP) - Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) - Capacitated VRP (CVRP) (Toth and Vigo, 2002). The SBRP has been dealt extensively in various literature, although approaching the problem in different ways. Newton and Thomas (1974) where one of the first authors to tackle the SBRP, however their theory strongly supported the concept of a homogeneous fleet of vehicles. Preparation of data, selection of bus stops, generating bus route, adjusting the school bell time and scheduling the route was applied in a paper where the above listed items were treated separately and then addressed in that particular order (Desrosiers et al., 1981)....   [tags: logistics management]
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Analysis of the Death Penalty and Case Study Troy Anthony Davis - ... But also violence against parents, witchcraft or theft can now punishable by death in different parts of the world. In China they punish particularly serious economic crime also with death, like drug crimes and homosexuality can cause the hard punishment. Here are some methods of execution: 1) Electrocution and the first chair was invented in New York in 1988, and soon after a lot of states got the chair. Today electrocution is used by the states: Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Nebraska, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee....   [tags: Crime, Punishment] 1061 words
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German Doctors Worked with Dogs Figuring out Information About Diabetis Mellitus - ... In Britannica's pharmaceutical industry article, it states that insulin was discovered much earlier then 1921. In 1869, it says that Paul Langerhans, a medical student from Germany, was studying the histology of the pancreas. He noted that the pancreas has two major cells; the acinar cells and the islet cells. A team of doctors discovered that removing the pancreas from a dog would cause a terrible effect, mostly elevated blood glucose, and metabolic changes. A number of scientists in various places of the world attempted to extract the special substance from the Pancreas to treat diabetes....   [tags: pancreas, insuline, symptoms] 1070 words
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Temporary Questioning of Persons in Public Places: Search for Weapons - Temporary Questioning of Persons in Public Places, Search for Weapons Temporary Questioning of Persons in Public Places; Search for Weapons In the City of New York, it is not unusual to feel uncomfortable or petrified when approached by an officer of the law. It is not uncommon to notice the disrespect that individuals have towards the New York Police Department. It is not strange to see the misconduct that police officers use on the public. It is not unusual to see the corrupt in the New York Police Department....   [tags: misconduct of the NYC police officers]
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I Want to Enter the Field of Social Work - Life changes us. From day to day, we all experience things that transform our way of thinking, inspires our actions, and persuades our beliefs. A smile from a stranger can brighten a day, a hug from a mother can release fear, and a hot meal to a starving family can renew hope. Then, there are those experiences in life that can cause the heart to become weary, cold and broken. A child lost in a gang war, a father held bondage by drugs, or the silent cry of woman who was once the victim of molestation....   [tags: admissions essay] 1472 words
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