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Book Review of Child Victims Crime, Impact, and Criminal Justice

by many experts to be a "breakthrough" book - for the most part, while studies of victimization of adults of crime have been print...

Faulkner/Knight's Gambit

starting point by which to judge his slow drift away from this position towards enforcing justice as he sees it. In "Monk," Faul...

Book of Isaiah, Foreign Affairs, and Social Justice

In seven pages this paper examines the Book of Isaiah in terms of its representations of foreign affairs, social justice and injus...

Divine Justice in the Book of Job

In five pages this paper provides and overview of the discourse that took place between Job and his friends in this biblical text ...

Gorgias by Plato, Justice and 'the Good Life'

In five pages this paper examines the dialogue between Socrates and Callicles regarding the arguments pertaining to happiness purs...

Burroughs and Robinson and Communication Theory

structure of the novel. In Cities of the Red Night, Burroughs does something analogous, though not identical: he interweaves thre...

Piety, the Bible, Sophocles, and Plato

surely bless you and make your descendant as numerous as the stars in the sky." Because Abraham never questioned a divine commandm...

Human Nature, Morality, Punishment, Guilt, Crime, Justice, and Law in Literature

(Sophocles). In this she is arguing how she has not followed the laws of "men" or even of the gods in this case, but rather per...

The City of Shells

a shell. Barnaby is a young man who feels somewhat bad because he knows he is not nice in thinking her being stuck is a nuisance...

Mahler and the Burning Bronx

hes a scrappy second baseman just traded to the Yankees from the Oakland Oaks. He asks the managers incessant questions and yells ...

Understanding the City

the feminine.1 Woolfs gendered city is found in her "all-pervasive metaphor of street life as river-like, conveying a sense of dyn...

Millman: "The Other Americans"

that it has grown from a small concern to a huge business that now makes over 400,000 tortillas a year (Millman). Fernando Sanchez...

CHICAGO'S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

Though the Fair itself was definitely a source of economic growth for Chicago, turning it from its vision as a "frontier town" int...

Dog Day Afternoon, Directed by Sydney Lumet

This essay uses the remarks made in Sydney Lumet's book "Making Movies" in order to theorize why Lumet featured a montage of scene...

Ancient Jewish Leaders

The major challenge in constructing histories of Israel and Judah is the fact that they were individuals but they also had cities ...

Notion of Love or Precis in Plato's Arguments Presented in Phaedrus and Symposium

who, even for women, is feminine perforce" (Hoff, 1997, p. 215). Indeed, Platos Symposium exemplifies the need for virtue w...

Peter Hall: Cities of Tomorrow

This 8 page paper examines the 1998 book Cities of Tomorrow by Peter Hall, and argues that the issues Hall raises are representati...

Joh Kuo Wei Tchen's New York Before Chinatown

historical documents. Finally, and tragically, Tchen chronicles the turn of the tide toward resentment, fear and mistrust toward t...

Medieval Literature's Portrayal of Honor and Dishonor

In seven pages this paper examines how Medieval literature thematically portrayed honor and dishonor in a comparative analysiis of...

Medieval Women and the Concepts of Honor and Dishonor

to consider that the concepts of honor and dishonor, as they pertained to Medieval women, were dictated by the attitudes that wome...

The Cultural Transformation of Los Angeles

This paper examines two works regarding cultural changes in LA. The author discusses Mike Davis' book, City of Quartz, as well as...

The Urban Order by John Reddie Short

city. Not surprisingly, the first section of the book, which deals with city and its economy as well as the greater economy...

Place, Space, an the 'Infobahn' in City of Bits by William J. Mitchell

A book report on City of Bits by William J. Mitchell consists of five pages and considers the pervasive social and individual infl...

Time to Dig Out (Case Study Analysis)

The governor wanted to eliminate parole and one conservative legislator was looking for input from people involved in the system (...

"Arc of Justice" - Justifiable Homicide

huge influx of immigrants to the city, and that made the residents nervous and fearful that they would lose their positions to the...

Margulies/Guantanamo

al Qahtani was held in intense isolation for months on end, to the point where he began to hallucinate; strip searched and made to...

Singer: Recriminalizing Delinquency

(Singer, 1996). The case was shocking for a number of reasons, but two stand out: Bosket was only 15; and he was already in care a...

Grisham Indicts the Criminal Justice System

cannot find the murderer; five years later, an author starts to question the police methods in another case (Cornell, 2006). Stung...

The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice by Author Derrick Bell

resolve racial inequality, that inequality continues to exist in terms of economics in particular. Bell asserts that social class...

Garrett and A Criminal-Addict's Story

define his identity that eclipsed the influence and importance of his home or his school. Durkheim was one of the first experts ...