Essays Tagged: "Homelessness"


tely 26,000 new cases of active disease each year. The increase in TB cases is related to HIV/AIDS, homelessness, drug abuse and immigration of persons with active infections.How is TB Contracted?TB i ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Homeless Women.

m, never knowing what it is like to go home. Women areanother subgroup of the homeless.Solutions to homelessness are not easily found. But before we cansolve problems, we must be sensitive enough that ... helpreach people.Several women reported losing their jobs or the opportunity to getthem when their homelessness became known. One women had beenworking as a receptionist in a doctor's office for seve ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Medical Miracles on the Horizon, in the future to come?

entury, including drug addiction, deadly disease, violent crime, warfare and hostility, hunger, and homelessness to name a few. All of these critical issues have been present to some extent in the 20t ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Understanding homelessness. Personal experience

I knew that I would encounter homelessness when I came to Berkeley. I was expecting it, because just about everybody I knew had so ...

(8 pages) 204 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Society's Problems and my role in helping it

ety's problems. If something hurts thesociety, it hurts the individual. For example, the problem of homelessness is not just the problem ofthose who are without residence. Their plight effects us all. ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Communis and capitalism and which i would rath live in

ng still today, it is possible for people to organize themselves without war, crime, starvation and homelessness. When there are social problems, communists blame those problems on how society is orga ...

(1 pages) 83 4 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Drama unit 2 coursework portfolio. it covers all the areas of study for homelessness and refugees

Drama Coursework- Unit 2.For my portfolio unit 2 i shall be writing about homelessness and refugees.Area of Study 1- Character & Context.One example of characters taken f ... an move here.Area of Study 3- Audience.For the audience to really understand and become aware about homelessness we had to perform a monologue in front of the rest of the class from the point of a hom ... ologue the more sympathy was felt by the audience. It also educated people about different areas of homelessness, like not so obvious reasons for leaving, or what goes on in the persons head or around ...

(8 pages) 66 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Homelessness In America.

ened in real life, every night in America alone up to 600,000 men, women, and children go homeless. Homelessness is a major issue.There is no one cause of homelessness. After a decade of research it w ... fter a decade of research it was confirmed that there are many causes and varieties of contemporary homelessness. A person may have been raised homeless and stuck in a poverty cycle. Often when people ...

(2 pages) 229 1 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Costs and Benefits Analysis of 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

fited from the spending of tourists attending the Games.The External costs were the rapid growth of homelessness as the housing market saw prices climb astronomically from all the publicity of the Gam ...

(1 pages) 65 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay is about the Areas OF Studies in Drama unit.

DRAMA PORTFOLIO 2INTRODUCTION:For coursework unit two I have studied HOMELESSNESS and REFUGEES. I have explored:*The meaning of homelessness and refugees.*The reasons th ... he type of drama that we have performed most of, were documentary dramas because the unit was about Homelessness and refugees. Although often the genre was the same, the style was quite different beca ... ters and help us understand more about the topic.AREA OF STUDY 7: SEMIOTICS:Most of the characters (homelessness and refugees) in unit 2 have depth. We created depth by adding convention. Also, the mu ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Was the immigration era (1900s) benefitial to America or not? United States would never become what it is today if it was not for immigrants all over the world.

of a better life. Fleeing from religious and cultural persecutions, joblessness and sometimes even homelessness, the immigrants came to America in infinite numbers. They came, penniless, having nowh ...

(3 pages) 76 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Social Injustices of Homelessness

Homelessness is a growing social injustice in the United States. The degradation that these people f ... re itself. That assumption delivers a widespread lack of understanding about the facts that lead to homelessness. Homelessness exists as a problem that we should acknowledge and treat.Recent data indi ... ent of people who are homeless have prior work experience and 15 to 20 percent currently have jobs. Homelessness is the failure of our society to provide adequate and affordable housing, and fair wage ...

(3 pages) 174 4 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Urban Problems in Toronto

mporary cities across North America are in crisis, and Toronto is no exception. Growing poverty and homelessness, mounting waste, air pollution that impacts residents' health as well as the environmen ... sider directions for sustainable solutions.A considerable problem facing Toronto is that of growing homelessness. The city's solutions have invariably been short-term band-aid solutions that fail to a ...

(7 pages) 155 2 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Helping and Hating the Homeless" A summary of Peter Marin piece.

ared in Harper's Magazine (January 1987). It is an account of why some marginalized people "choose" homelessness and why middle-class culture finds them so threatening.In this piece, Marin explains to ...

(3 pages) 75 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Sketch by Wafa Nurdin Brian Estardio

and rough looking skin is because he has been exposed to the elements for most of his life, due to homelessness. Brian is a compulsive finger biter and smoker, but doesn't drink due to his father's a ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Natural Capitalism Is it possible to create new jobs, restore our environment, and promote social stability. Are the solutions creative, practical, and profitable?

use gases, radioactive waste, vagrant chemicals; and the social waste we don't want to think about: homelessness, crime, drug addiction, our forgotten infirm and elderly.Nationally and globally, we ...

(10 pages) 122 1 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Essay A & B: John Grism's "THE ST. LAWYER"

ESSAY - AWhile reading John Grisham's book, The St. Lawyer, I was reminded that homelessness is a sickness that plagues almost all of our nation. I enjoyed the fact that Grisham ga ... show how bad the problem is. Not only did he start off the book with Mister's first hand account of homelessness, but he later gives us facts as well. Before reading this book, I didn't have the conce ... erent insight on the issue and now my views have slightly changed.I rarely jump to conclusions with homelessness. I believe that homelessness can be due to a wide variety of reasons. People can become ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


me homeless people are begging money from the pedestrians or trying to find something from garbage. Homelessness is a serious phenomenon in society today, and it needs to be solved.Homelessness causes ... shelters for the homeless so that they can live in warm places. These cost a lot of money.Although homelessness can't be eliminated entirely, the following ways could address the problems. Firstly, i ...

(2 pages) 135 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Homelessness and Poverty is a Religious Issue

d the people who help the diseased or homeless.Poverty has not changed to this day. There are still homelessness and poverty. We have all at one time or another encountered this subject. It may have b ... n Jesus' time, but wealth seems to be the major factor in poverty today. Lots of things can lead to homelessness and poverty. Things like substance abuse and alcohol are the most common. Pretty much a ...

(5 pages) 64 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Social Security

broader goal: the protection for all citizens against a wide range of suffering, including poverty, homelessness, disability, and ill health. The considerable difference between the two meanings says ...

(10 pages) 371 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays