The impact of violence in three volatile communities on students’ attendance in a selected high school in Kingston, Jamaica
The University of the West Indies, Mona.
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Chapter One – Introduction and background to the study….……………………….1-2
Jamaica is an English-speaking country located in the Caribbean Sea to the south of Cuba. Jamaica’s potential for growth and development is enormous; however, according to the World Bank Country (2003), as cited in Gilbert & Sookram (2009), measured Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth over the years...
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Crime is a deviant act. Definitions of crime are society and time specific. Crime is unacceptable and most societies are eager to stamp out crime. Please also consult: Deosaran Ramesh (2007) Crime, Delinquency and Justice, Ian Randle Publishers. Muncie, John & David...
This report pertains to Inna di Dancehall: Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity in Jamaica by Donna P. Hope, ISBN: 976-640-168-3, University of the West Indies Press, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, 2006, soft cover, cost at $170.00TT, five chapters and one hundred and sixty eight pages. In relation...
Jamaica and its Continuing Problem with Violence and Gangs
To an outsider sandy beaches, deep blue water, all inclusive resorts, and relaxing vacations are all synonymous with the Caribbean island of Jamaica. However, past all the natural beauty...
industrial and domestic heating and cooling units. This effect causes the city to become 2 to 10o F (1 to 6o C) warmer than surrounding landscapes. Impacts also include reducing soil moisture and intensification of carbon dioxide emissions.
Sprawling slums are now so commonly associated...
ORGANISATION OF JAMAICA
DISCUSSION PAPER FOR NATIONAL PLANNING SUMMIT
NOVEMBER 2-4, 2007
CRIME, VIOLENCE AND JUSTICE
Prepared by: CaPRI and Peter Thwaites
THE PRIVATE SECTOR ORGANIZATION OF JAMAICA
DISCUSSION PAPER FOR NATIONAL PLANNING SUMMIT
climate of social, political and economic insecurity. National, regional and international reports and surveys reveal that corruption has a negative impact on economic growth as it creates economic inefficiencies and inequities thereby significantly retarding development. The effect of corruption on national...
Affects of Domestic Violence on Women in Jamaica:
Empowerment the Mediating Effect
A Dissertation Prospectus
Submitted to the
Faculty of Argosy University Campus
In Partial Fulfillment of
the Requirement for the Degree of
Doctor of Education
Felix Franklin McEwan...
other dub genres of Jamaica music. Dancehall now reaches the main stream of Jamaica. The lyrical content has moved from the regular political and social issues to other issues such as crime and everyday life. Jamaican dancehall music has actually been blamed for the rise in Jamaican crime due to its violent...
This research and interview was conducted in order to examine ways in which the homeless youths are living in the island of Jamaica. This interview is specifically focused on the homeless youths living under a bridge in the business district of New Kingston. It looks at issues faced...
(Itzigsohn, 1995). In the case of Jamaica it is reported, “in some rural areas, 40% of households derive significant financial support from relatives working abroad or in one of the major cities” (World Bank, 2003: 45). Hence, the islands of Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba and Haiti are said to be major...
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. The indigenous people once a spanish possession known as Santiago in 1965 it came under the rule of ENGLAND (LATER great Britian), and was called Jamaica. In the following paragraph I will discuss the background of Mark-Anthony Myrie.
External Analysis of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd To conduct an external analysis, one must evaluate three environments; the general or macro environment, the industry and the competitive environment. In this paper, we will examine NCB’s macro environment, its industry and competitive environment...
Globalization and its Effect on Education and Knowledge
Globalization is the worldwide phenomena by which the world comes together to share a common view on many matters. It is growth on a global scale (Wordnet Princeton University, 2006) and it is rapidly changing the face of the world...
In the above definition of violence ("the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation)...
science. It is an important means of education and entertainment. It has tremendous potentiality as a powerful means of mass communication.
Television is one of the most popular means of media. It is a miracle of science. It is an important means of education and entertainment. It has tremendous...
impacted greatly on the society. This level of activity has been shown in the rise of crime and violence throughout the region. The gangs impact communities either through fear of them or by victimization from their crimes. The concept “One ring to rule them all,” from the trilogy “Lord of Rings” shows that...
Waltzing with wolves - Dancehall's link to violence
published: Sunday | June 5, 2005
Ian Boyne, Contributor
THE PUBLIC'S revulsion, disgust and raging anger at the gunman-terrorist is showing no signs of let up, and the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica's protest succeeded in getting the...
“Politics and the perpetuating of poverty: The Jamaican experience”.
One of the most overwhelming problems we face in Jamaica is poverty. The negative consequences of poverty have a devastating effect on all facets of society. The Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller has consistently...
report provides an analysis and evaluation of the factors that would affect the operations of a hotel that our company is interested in setting up in Jamaica. To effectively undertake this study, a PEST (Political, Economic, Sociocultural and Technological) analysis was carried out.
The PEST Analysis...
on Drugs and Crime is trying to decrease the amount of global production of cocaine and heroin, by increasing anti-drug trafficking efforts. The rise in trafficked drugs calls for anti-drug efforts to be intensified.
The growth of drug trafficking keeps it the number one grossing crime in the world...
CRJ 305 Crime Prevention
Prof. Valyncia Hill
April 29, 2013
Gang violence is a big problem in the United States. In my proposal, I will look at the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program and show how it can improve gang related crime in Tulsa Oklahoma...
between 1996 and 2002 show significant income inequality. The extent of inequality being greater in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Grenada, Jamaica and Belize, all of which are countries with a substantial incidence of poverty. Income inequality generates social inequality and social exclusion...
country inflation reduces the spending power of the citizens. For the period 2002-2011 inflation in Jamaica average 11.24%, (Statistical Institute of Jamaica STATIN, 2011). Standard of living in Jamaica has been on the decline over the past decade as this can be associated with the increase in inflation...
culturally sanctioned and extends to the larger society.” (Smith, D., & Mosby, G. (2003) The economy is another factor that affects the house hold. Violence in the neighborhood and surrounding areas can add stress to parents causing them to erupt at the smallest infraction. This type of child rearing...
andthe factors which are likely to get you into the unemployment queue. According toobservations and some books, unemployment creates a depressive impact-familyinstability and relationship problems. The internet depicts that unemployment causesfamily disorders. An interview was conducted which shows...
vulnerability will capture the spotlight at a community forum in New York tagged 'Could dancehall be the ruination of reggae and by extension, brand Jamaica?'
Being pushed by the Coalition to Preserve Reggae music (CPR), in association with ZYNC TV, New York, the event takes place on Wednesday, March 4...
The Tivoli Incursion
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I would like to thank God for giving me strength, wisdom and knowledge to meet the requirements for completing this Internal...
why Joy felt so strongly about it. Years later, Wes would finally understand why his
mother reacted in that way.
Joy emigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica with her family when she was very young and had to
learn how to fit into American society: “she studies the other kids at school like an anthropologist...