Gangs in Los Angeles

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In Los Angeles, the formation of street gangs increased at a steady pace through 1996.  The Bloods and the Crips, the most well-known gangs of Los Angeles, are predominately African American and they have steadily increased in number since their beginnings in 1969.  In addition, there are over 600 active Hispanic gangs in Los Angeles County with a growing Asian gang population numbering approximately 20,000 members. (more…)

Issues of Multicultural Teens

Issues of Multicultural Teens

Multiculturalism or ‘Ethnicity’ is now a commonly used word for people that adhere to different cultural norms in which they are expected to and usually function. This envisages an assortment of religions, languages, customs, traditions, and values through which people perceives and finds the meaning of the environment that they live in and work in. I have observed that this diversity is common amongst the teens of different races and cultures. These teens are the children or grandchildren of immigrants who flocked to Western Shores in the 50’s and 60’s for better working and living conditions here. (more…)

Essay: Haredim Request for Increase in Child Allowances

Essay: Haredim Request for Increase in Child Allowances

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In “It’s the budget, stupid,” published by the daily Haaretz in January, 2008, Nehemia Shtrasler has succinctly argued that because of the very nature of their religious ideology and the weltanschauung that it espouses and promotes, those belonging to the ultra-orthodox Haredim community will continue having large families, irrespective of the amount of state support at their disposal.  He does, however, argue that the state can promote the rapid population expansion of the said community by increasing the amount of child support benefits – something that plays an important role in most Haredim households.  Of course, whether this would be a positive development or otherwise cannot be judged from the Haredim perspective alone.

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Essay: Normal Crying Child

Essay: Normal Crying Child

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Crying is normal for any infant and it begin straight after birth. We cannot dismiss crying as a reaction caused by ‘bad’ things. Normal crying happens through the first 12 weeks and then gradually subsides. A baby showing normal fussing has a predictable feeding pattern  (Neifert, 2009, p. 36). This helps their parents prepare well for feeding time and therefore reducing the habit to some extent. (more…)

Essay: Normal Crying Child

Term Paper: Infant temperature

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Baby cries are normally associated with an increase in body temperature. This does not mean that the baby cannot cry in response to cold or low temperatures (Hauck et al. 2003, p. 1254). This problem is rare as most parents are successful in clothing their children with warmth clad. However, most baby cries are associated with abnormal increase in temperature. (more…)

Issues of Multicultural Teens

Term Paper: Types of Crying among Babies

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There are three types of cries. Each may be caused by various stimulants that are responsible for each. The firs type is the pain cry (Long, 2004, p. 57). This type of cry has no preliminary signs of happening. It abruptly bursts in a loud sound followed by a breathing period. Parents are able to tell whatever is making their babies cry by simply looking at such features of the cry. The second type of baby cry is the basic cry (60). This type crying is manifested by a pattern of crying followed by silence. (more…)

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