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  • Number Business In The Inner Cities
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    Big Stores Return to The Mean Streets The retailers are getting advantages from the government if they place their business in the inner cities; the government is offering them the store as incentive to them. The retailers have to go through a bureaucracy process to get a business in the downtown. What they are trying to do is to give the people an easier way to get a business in the inner city, so they would prefer those places than the downtown. Even though that the government is trying to giv...
  • Teacher In The Detroit Public School System
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    I am a teacher in the Detroit Public School system. Being a teacher did not start out being the profession of choice. However, I do enjoy teaching. Pedagogy is in fact an art and a science. Being a pedagogue is most rewarding. Thus, pedagogy has its own unique complications. Technology has revolutionized the art of teaching. This revolution has presented a strange dichotomy in the field of education. Whatever teaching may have evolved into; it is and will remain a dichotomous field. The dichotom...
  • Social Factors Affecting Inner City Poverty
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    Social Factors Affecting Inner City Poverty Poverty has stricken the country with thousands of inner city families facing dilemmas that contribute to their inability to reach a higher economic social status. Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues updates for the U.S. Federal Poverty Measure. These updates report thresholds that determine eligibility for particular federal programs, and also is used to set an income measure which allows the National Census Bureau to es...
  • Housing In Inner City Areas
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    Geography Examine The Reasons For Inner City Initiatives And Re-Generation Schemes EXAMINE THE REASONS FOR INNER CITY INITIATIVES AND RE-DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES (10) The widest definition of an Inner City is An area found in older cities surrounding the CBD, where the prevailing economic, social, and environmental conditions pose severe problems Although the inner city areas have been identified as having problems for many years, it was not until 1988 that Margaret Thatcher put forward the Action fo...
  • Central City Of New Orleans
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    Place Matters: Metro politics for the Twenty-first Century " Could suburbs prosper independently of central cities? Probably. But would they prosper even more if they were a part of a better-integrated metropolis? The answer is almost certainly yes". (p. 66) Deepening economic inequality is fundamentally associated with the spatial polarization between central cities and sprawling suburbs, and between wealthy regions and poorer ones. Government policies have promoted economic and racial segregat...
  • Inner City
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    Urban Decay: barricading our cities, And our minds Everyone bemoans the way street crime, visible poverty, deteriorating infrastructure, decaying homes and boarded-up businesses are becoming increasingly common features of city life, but we rarely ask ourselves how this deterioration in the world around us is affecting the way we look at the world. In not asking that question, we underestimate the importance of urban decay as a problem in its own right, and the degree to which it promotes other ...
  • Desegregation And Integration Of American Schools
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    Equality and equal opportunity are two terms that have changed or have been redefined over the last 100 years in America. The fathers of our constitution wanted to establish justice and secure liberty for the people of the United States. They wrote about freedom and equality for men, but historically it has not been practiced. In the twentieth century large steps have been made to make the United States practice the ideals declared in the Constitution and Bill of Rights. The major changes follow...
  • Working Poor In The Inner City
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    When someone thinks of the poor they instantly imagine a homeless man sleeping in a cardboard box or the nearest garbage can, but the working poor especially in the inner-city is commonly overlooked by society. However the working poor, in this case the working poor in the inner-city, are people advancing to try and make their lives better. They are taking minimum wage jobs so that they can barely afford a roof over their heads. Within Katherine Newman's novel No Shame In My Game, she studies th...
  • Inner City Games Foundation Arnold
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    When one thinks of heroes, names such as Ghandi, Martin Luther King, and Mother Theresa often come to mind. These individuals have all helped society tremendously through their determination and unselfish deeds. However, we may not notice some of society's other heroes. One such heroic person that comes to my mind is Arnold Schwarzenegger. Many people perceive Arnold as only a blockbuster movie star and not as the hero he truly is. People see the glittery and glamorous facade of the actor but no...
  • Life In East St Louis
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    Life on the Mississippi By Jonathan Kozol Life on the Mississippi, by Jonathan Kozol can be analyzed by the functionalist theory of stratification in many ways. The theory states that the inequality of rewards motivates people to train for the most important jobs, such as lawyers and doctors. In the article Kozol writes about life in East St. Louis, Illinois, and the complete lack of services that it's residents receive from the government. It is made apparent in the article that the city is sev...
  • Local Growth Management Problems
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    Downs, A. (1994). New Visions for Metropolitan America. Washington, D.C. : The Brookings Institution. New Visions for Metropolitan America starts out by describing the American Dream. Many Americans dream about owning a house in the suburbs with a two-car garage and a white picket fence. The advantage of living in the suburbs is fresh air, less congestion, and plenty or space to raise a family. The problem with the so called "American Dream" is that it is too costly for most Americans. Cities ar...

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