Essays Tagged: "Poverty"

Economic compensation to blacks in America.

ay the African-American familystill suffers from the aftermath of slavery. We see it in the form of Poverty, under-education, Discrimination, and Black on Black crime. Consider that Blacks areseriousl ...

(2 pages) 87 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


prince who was brought up in a perfect surrounding. When the prince left the palace he saw all the poverty. At the age of twenty nine, the prince left his wife and his infant son to meditate and prac ... t the preserving and the spreading of Buddhism. In many Buddhist countries the monks had to live in poverty and meditate. The monks wore very long robes. In a sangha everyone, including the common Bud ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Juvenile Crime

the main reason why juvenile's commit crimes. Some risk factors associated with juvenile crime are poverty, repeated exposure to violence, drugs, easy access to firearms, unstable family life and fam ... y life and the increase in family violence. Between 1976 and 1992 the number of juveniles living in poverty grew 42% and this caused an increase in crimes by juveniles. Many of these juvenile criminal ...

(2 pages) 429 2 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Canadian Justice System vs. Aboriginal People

ve been ignored and eroded. The result of this denial has been injustice of the most profound kind. Poverty and powerlessness have been the Canadian legacy to a people who once governed their own affa ...

(2 pages) 85 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A trip to El Salvador

ng God to people thathaven't had a chance. El Salvador is a very interesting place with its people, poverty andparadise.El Salvador has some intriguing people. They are very quiet, polite and also fun ... o nice to know you are welcomed in another country.It was also a sad experience for me to see these poverty -stricken people. Peopledon't have a lot of money in El Salvador. They make their houses out ...

(2 pages) 136 1 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Overcrowded Prisons

em the state tried to buy Richers Island from New York City. Since then a rise in population and in poverty have increased the problem and the government has been think of solutions ever since. The ma ...

(4 pages) 271 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Industrial Revolution Essay in 1st person point of view. Speaking as a member of the house of commons, I explain the horrible working conditions, and why child labor was essential for the time.

ffects the Industrial Revolution has had on our people.During the Industrial Revolution, England's' poverty-stricken seemed uncomplaining of their poor conditions. They took things how they were and k ... only thing that gave them hope. People's lifestyles were horrible. They were consisted of disease, poverty, overcrowded cities, inadequate housing, and unemployment. Not much happiness was found for ...

(2 pages) 162 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Portrayal of Life in India in Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan

he means to reflect the triumph of the human spirit over the cruel circumstances of life. In India, poverty and the lack of education are prejudiced against and people are discriminated against becaus ... judice and appreciate the true value of their servants. It is also untrue that the vicious cycle of poverty condemns a person to a life of unhappiness. In the story 'The Martyr's Corner', the lack of ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"London" by Blake

m. Throughout the poem there are descriptions of woe and misery. Blake uses these to emphasize that poverty and neglect result in confusion, chaos, and turmoil.Weakness is one of the dilemmas, in whic ... treets show that the government is prohibiting them to climb the success ladder. They are placed in poverty and this is just a reminder to them that they will stay.The common man is also bound by 'min ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Unfairness of Life - "To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee

rriers in one's way such as; being a social outcast, a victim of racism, or having to suffer due to poverty. Three of the characters from the novel To Kill a Mockingbird were born into facing versions ... man with hopes and dreams just like most people. He, unfortunately had to deal with the problem of poverty. The Cunningham family was one of the poorest in Maycomb County. 'Not exactly. The Cunningha ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Essay on Romanticism in Frankenstein ( by Mary Shelley), a comprehensive discussion of the novel

kensteinAll literature is influenced by the time period in which it was written; whether it be war, poverty, or any other social trends. People tend to write commentaries of political events, or just ...

(4 pages) 430 4 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Essay on Romanticism in Frankenstein ( by Mary Shelley), a comprehensive discussion of the novel

kensteinAll literature is influenced by the time period in which it was written; whether it be war, poverty, or any other social trends. People tend to write commentaries of political events, or just ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"What is Poverty"? A look at Jo Goodwin Parker's article

What do you consider poverty to be? Do you have a definitive explanation of it or do you consider it an abstract circumst ... efinitive explanation of it or do you consider it an abstract circumstance? In the article 'What is Poverty?', Jo Goodwin Parker gives her ideas on what poverty is. First given as a speech, this artic ... emotion. Her use of connotative language creates many harsh images of her experiences in a life of poverty. By using these images, Parker is capable of causing the reader to feel many emotions and fo ...

(4 pages) 16452 0 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Finding a Middle Road, an argument between two different types of view points

owth. It arises mainly from the interests of people who live in developing countries. Their present poverty gives them a low quality of life and calls urgently for steps to improve their quality of li ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Society's Restraint to Social Reform" in Canada

workfare that causes the most tensionbetween it's government and business supporters and it's anti-poverty andsocial justice critics. In actuality, workfare is a contraction of theconcept of 'working ... eve that generous aid to the pooris a poisoned chalice that encourages the poor to pursue a life of povertyopposing their own long-term interests as well of those of society in general.Here, high valu ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Sustainable Development

extending to them the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations for a better life. A world in which poverty is endemic will always be prone to ecological and other catastrophes.' Sustainable developme ... ision, social, is not met here either. The lack of organizations to relieve the negative effects of poverty on the environment have only contributed to the problem.In the Philippines the environmental ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The impact of AI on Warfare

velop these weapons; money which could be used to solve most of the world's social problems such as poverty, hunger, etc. Another issue is the safety involved in the use of these weapons. Can we reall ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Understanding homelessness. Personal experience

streets. I'd never seen anything quite like Telegraph Avenue and People's Park. No matter how much poverty one has seen throughout the course of their lives, it's far more difficult to accept when it ...

(8 pages) 204 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Such A Good Boy, How A Pampered Son's Greed Led to murder, by Lisa Hobbs Birnie

l tale. First is Doris Kryciak Leatherbarrow,born in Calder, Saskatchewan in 1920. Doris grew up in poverty, the oldestof seven children in the farming family. Doris was a good student when shewent to ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Canadian Foreign Policy

rd World' countries todayinclude poor towns which have had a lack of food sources due to the seriouspoverty, lack of clean drinking water, lack of good sanitation systems,lack of good living condition ...

(2 pages) 62 0 2.7 Mar/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies