By: Michael Totten
Corporate crime refers to criminal acts committed by a corporation or by an individual acting on behalf of that corporation. It is often confused with white-collar crime for two reasons. Those people who are part of the decision-making strata of corporations are high income earners...
Why some drivers apply bumper stickers to their cars
By: Bridget Webber
There are various reasons why drivers may apply bumper stickers to their cars. The most obvious one perhaps, is that they have something to express which they want others to know about. A less obvious reason may be that they are seeking to make their...
By: Cody Hodge
Why are there cities? Well, when humans first evolved, they were mostly a society of hunter-gatherers, and were highly nomadic in nature. They had to be, because for the longest time, we were just living off what the land gave us, just like any other...
Overview: The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
By: Billy B. Bob
Human Language: Edward Sapir, Benjamin Whorf, and Noam ChomskyEdward Sapir was a proponent of linguistic relativity. Linguistic relativity can be best summarized as follows: "The worlds in which different societies live are distinct worlds, not merely the same world with different labels attached" (Bonvillain, 2008)...
By: Janet Dunn
What causes a person to become a criminal? Who is to blame? Most people like to put the blame on the parents. Many of us have heard the expressions, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, or they're a product of their environment. These...
By: Cody Hodge
When it comes to crime, there seems to be a very distinct relationship between it and the economy. Take any major disaster, or breakdown of civil society, and there have been huge spurts in crime. For example, after Katrina hit New Orleans, people were going...
Why some drivers apply bumper stickers to their cars
By: Can Tran
It does not matter if you are walking, driving around, or riding on the bus. You are bound to run into cars with all sorts of bumper stickers.One could ask: Why do people apply bumper stickers to their cars? There is no one absolute...
By: Mary Tyrer
Urban sprawl began in the later part of the nineteenth century. The construction of the railroad system in America enabled people to move around the country. The government offered land at a price people could afford to entice them to develop and farm the land...
Population density defined
By: Joseph Malek
How many people live on both sides of the street of the block where your residence is located? Between you and me, I do not have even a clue as to the number of people who live within my neighborhood. I know those people who...
By: William Menna
Marxism and functionalism are two core schools of sociological thought, but their outlooks are often in disagreement with each other. Marxism sees society in conflict; functionalism sees everything in cooperative balance and harmony. Their differences are perhaps most clearly shown in an analysis of crime...

 

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