The "Broken Window" crime theory
By: William Menna
Originally proposed by Dr. James Q. Wilson and George Kelling, broken windows theory suggests that a society or subset of society that appears to be lawless will itself breed lawlessness. Broken windows theory is most closely associated with conservative sociology, focusing on social cohesion and...
By: Jimmy Nightingale
How does the US prison system fail? It is all a matter of perspective. Whether you regard prisons as a place of punishment or rehabilitation.The sheer size of the US prison population is staggering. According to the International Centre for Prison Studies 2007 World...
Hawaii: Culture and diversity in America's 50th state
By: Thomas Wong
Hawaii: Culture and diversity in America's 50th stateHawaii's culture and diversity? Aloha Spirit?I was not around Hawaii when big white, foreign, business men from the "mainland", conspired to overthrow the monarchy or how the "missionaries" had long forgotten their original intent. I came about...
Understanding social Darwinism
By: Billy B. Bob
Social Evolution: Herbert Spencer and Lewis MorganHerbert Spencer (1820-1903) was a proponent of organic analogy, which equates societies, and their progressions, to biological processes and organisms. In Spencer's eyes, societies, and the cosmos as a whole, began as homogeneity and increased into a complex and...
Corporate crime explained
By: James Boyd
Corporate crime explainedThe underlying cause of corporate crime is, of course, direct financial benefit to the parties concerned. This may be in the form of increased income but it can also be the product of trying to save a company (and thus, save your job)...
Political Ideology Left Versus right Flip Flop Bipartisanship us Elections
By: Stanley W. Shura
Human beings are very complicated individuals. The factors that contribute to personality, values, tastes and expressions are countless, and therefore so is the variety of the combinations of these and other elements that comprise a person's individual identity. Human society likewise has a great many...
By: G E Barr
The Scapegoat: A PerspectiveCircumstances and emotional breaks often create criminals. A child might grow up in tough poverty and have a parent or two who has tried to instill a certain respect in that child, but the environment conducive to criminality and that child's tiring...
How people become criminals
By: Dossie M Terrell
There are countless reasons folks live lives committed to crime. Many are caused by external circumstances such as adverse childhood experiences. There are no one-size-fits-all criminals. Criminals are from all ethnic, social and economic groups. They all have one thing in common: they have committed...
By: G E Barr
A Rational Explanation Of Social DarwinismFrom The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, written by Charles Darwin:"Thus the weak members of civilized societies propagate their kind. No one who has attended to the breeding of domestic animals will doubt that this must...
Political Idealogy
By: Ashley Smith - 395862
Politicians enter government to gain power and too see their ideology put into practise. Many countries have two main political powers which oppose each other in government. This polarises the people to support one side or the other in most cases, therefore the views of...

 

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