Essays Tagged: "James Q. Wilson"

Gun Control?

uses crime. Some say crimes caused by guns and others say that it is the people behind the guns. In James Q. Wilson's essay entitled "Just Take Away Their Guns", he tries to propose some solutions tha ...

(2 pages) 184 3 1.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Freedom through the press

press, for we have an extra challenge.Our third problem controlling the press.U.C.L.A. sociologist James Q. Wilson points out the curious fact that on city streets where broken windows go unrepared, ...

(5 pages) 118 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Esssays on Colin Campbell,who describes problems that happened in Atlanta

ears, from wanting to reform to just hating the place, need to look at themselves and make changes. James Kunstler, an author of the Global City Reader book, express his views on the Atlanta city in a ... , Atlanta, as well as any other place in the U.S, will likely to have a broken windows effect. From James Q. Wilson and George Kelling's studies, more and more misbehavior will tends to occur at the p ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Decetralization of congress

James Q. Wilson, American Government 1998 Page 330.Dodd, Lawrence "Congress and the Quest for Power" ... Washington Establishment" American Government Ed. Peter Woll.New York: Longman Publishers, 2002 354James Q. Wilson, American Government 1998 Page 300-301

(7 pages) 116 2 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Functioning bureaucracies in the United States.

buy a $600 dollar toilet seat?( in the Pentagon) And that's just it, we don't want to. A quote from James Q. Wilson explains our disposition: "For many readers it is obvious that private enterprise is ...

(2 pages) 73 2 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The broken windows theory and community policing and how they relate to each other.

by crime, drugs, and the general fear of crime. The broken windows theory, a hypothesis created by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling in 1982, determined that if it appears as through no one cares ... 1Walters, Paul M. F.B.I. Law Enforcement Bulletin. November 1993, Volume 62 Issue 11. Pg. 20Wilson, James Q. Deregulating the public service: Can the Government be Improved?. Washington D.C.: Brooking ...

(12 pages) 394 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Solutions for the Drug Epidemic?

or not they want to do drugs and overall, it would be lower the crime rate. But this is not true.In James Q. Wilson's article, Against the Legalization of Drugs, he discusses the impact that the legal ...

(7 pages) 92 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Are Humans Intrinsically Evil?

for a supportive family to replace their dysfunctional ones. In the video, philosophers like Edward James Olmos, James Q. Wilson and John McDougall explain that when boys are isolated within a communi ...

(6 pages) 108 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Essay Name: Community Perception's of Crime Articles: "Broken Windows" by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling and "From Institutional Jobless Ghettos

degradation of that neighborhood. This essay is going to be based on two essays "Broken Windows" by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling and "From Institutional Jobless Ghettos" William Julius Wilson ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An argument Based on James Q Wilson-"Just take away their guns" Great for one of the free-writing assignments that you have to respond to an argument of your choice.

Based on James Q Wilson-"Just take away their guns"College Reading and writingGun control is an extremely deb ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Debate 1 - Is the American Family in Trouble

the vastness of time. The following paragraphs address two articles; "The Family Values Debate" by James Q. Wilson, and "The American Family and the Nostalgia Trap" by Stephanie Coontz. These article ... home with the children has become the exception rather than the rule."The Family Values Debate" by James Q. Wilson supports that "yes," the American family is in trouble. Wilson sees marriage as a co ...

(5 pages) 67 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Debate 2 - Should Same-Sex Marriages Be Permitted

ponents to each side of the issue and in this particular case I am referring to Andrew Sullivan and James Q. Wilson. Andrew Sullivan is for same-sex marriages and supports his ideals through the belie ... overall improve the lives of homosexuals and even how they are viewed by society. On the other hand James Q. Wilson is clearly opposed to the idea of legalizing same-sex marriages supporting his claim ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Marriage: The American Perspective

on that deprives the young generation from useful advice regarding marital matters is, according to James Q.Wilson, the "individualism" and lack of judgementalism in the American society. This culture ... view 27 Oct. 2003. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Middlesex County College Lib. 8 Dec.2005.Wilson, James Q. Interview: "Let's Get Married" Goshgarian 611-18.

(5 pages) 137 0 4.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Political Science

nd liberals are used in characterizing the political attitudes of an average American. According to James Q. Wilson, author of American Government, "liberals and conservatives are a way in explaining ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Rise Of The Bureauratic State

s the amount of power that can be exercised by the members of the bureaucratic agencies.The author, James Q. Wilson, provides an example that in 1971, the federal government provided fifty four millio ...

(1 pages) 2849 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Print Cloning: Cloning and it's technology are necessary and should be continued...

another person (Kass & Wilson, 1998, p. 65). Each clone would be like an identical twin, claims James Q. Wilson, very similar in intelligence and manner, and alike (but not a duplicate) in persona ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

"Attitudes and Behavior" (Bureaucracy

ction under this assumption that attitudes play such an underlying role in conducting their jobs.In James Q. Wilson’s Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do And Why They Do It an important ques ... officers. These outcomes in effect show that attitudes do not define police behavior.In conclusion James Wilson poses an important question everyone must think about, that is whether the attitudes of ...

(3 pages) 49 2 4.2 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Coral fish

es/biology/tricas Coral reef fish 4) Wilson, Roberta, Watching fishes Copyright 1989 by Roberta and James Q. Wilson.

(4 pages) 984 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology