Criminal defined
By: Olivia Kay
Criminal is a word that you've likely heard frequently throughout your lifetime. The word is frequently used in newscasts, is voiced on the radio and in conversation, and is printed in newspapers and seen on the Internet, however what does it really mean?Looking in...
Crime: Shared responsibility vs individual responsibility
By: Tara Rijon
In the event of a crime, accountability is everything. Although society dictates that people are all responsible for our own actions, the same does not hold true in the eyes of the law. Individual responsibility is inherent when a crime is committed by one person...
How people become criminals
By: Karen Moore
If one article could answer the question as to how people become criminals we would be one our way to solving crime. After a career in law enforcement these are the reasons I saw as to how someone becomes a criminal. All of these reasons...
Outsourcing of manufacturing: Its effect on cities
By: Leigh Goessl
Outsourcing is a practice used by businesses which has become par for the course. Most larger companies today engage in some form of outsourcing. There are many sound financial reasons why businesses opt to outsource manufacturing because it is helps maintain profitability.As with any...
Gulf coast population dynamics: Post Gulf oil spill factors
By: Elizabeth M Young
Much, if not most thoughts about the BP Oil Spill of 2010 go to the plant, invertebrate and vertebrate animal life of the gulf, which is expected to be decimated in unheard of proportions. Even after 20 years, certain fish populations have not rebounded from...
Overcrowded prisons: Analysis and solutions
By: James Hartley - 329655
With the prison population in New Zealand at an all time high, it has been said that we need to find ways to reduce not only the current population, but also the new and recidivist offenders.People might have no problem with any of these...
Sociology of emotion
By: Elaine Sihera
At the core of a person's emotional makeup is self-awareness: How he or she manages their emotions, whether they are calm and collected or they panic quickly, their level of empathy towards others, whether they simply focus on themselves and expect others to follow and...
The corporation as an individual: Comparing actions and civil rights
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Before the Gilded Age, individuals had looted society. But the most characteristic economic institution of the Gilded Age no longer was the individual. Instead it was a collection of individuals together called the corporation."(!)In 1886, the Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad...
Five steps used in scientific investigation
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The scientific method is a five-step process used in scientific investigation. Sometimes the steps are combined or added to, but the five are the basic structure for any endeavor to answer a question objectively.Step 1: Ask a question or identify a problem A scientist...
Ancient 'wand' uncovered in Syria
By: Leigh Goessl
A unique item has been uncovered in the vicinity of an ancient burial site located in southern Syria. The item, a "wand" that has two faces engraved on it, is estimated to thousands of years old. According to Haaretz, the artifact was found in an...

 

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