Different solutions to poverty in urban areas
Poverty can be defined in two ways, which are absolute poverty and relative poverty. In terms of absolute poverty, Murray (2004:2) suggests that the lack of an adequate income and cannot gain access to basic necessities to provide for
The following pages review the comprehensive strategies that have been used by the cities of Atlanta, Baltimore and Cleveland to improve their economic conditions. It should become apparent to the reader that the fate of each city is determined by many factors including historica
Many factors generate crime. That ‘inner morality’ necessary to resist the temptation to rape, rob, or kill weakens in an environment of broken homes, systemic poverty, ethical relativism, religious decline. Poverty ’causes’ crime in general in the same way that pornography causes sex crimes
Many villagers and small town dwellers want a living in big cities. With some expectations, they make a movement from villages to big cities. This migration from rural areas to big cities is called urbanization.
There are two kinds of factors why rural people seek for urban life. The first o
Comprising over 70% of the Earth’s surface, water is undoubtedly the most precious natural resource that exists on our planet. Without the seemingly invaluable compound comprised of hydrogen and oxygen, life on Earth would be non-existent: it is essential for everything on our plan
The one child policy has had a range of demographic and social impacts in China including the growing proportion of elderly, the massive gender imbalance and an establishment of an illegal human trafficking system. The one child policy had been introduced as a means of birth control as the populatio
Urban Sprawl, New Urbanism
A new revolution of thought has wage a war against low-density suburban growth or sprawl. But is sprawl really a problem? And could the proposed solutions do more harm than good? Sprawl typically conjures up images of strip malls and mega stores, traffic congestion, l
Water Problem and its implications on Mexico City
In what was once lake Texcoco now stands the 3rd most populous city in the world. "Ciudad de los Palacios" ("City of Palaces"), or as we know it Mexico City, is home to more then 20 million (2003) people and serves as the governing capital of Mexi
ACCESSIBILITY AND UTILIZATION PATTERNS OF WATER POINTS IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES OF ENUGU STATE
NJOKU, COLLINS CHIBUZO
INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
ACCESSIBILITY AND UTILIZATION P
China Shortage of Fresh Water, People often thinks that water will never be used up. There is plenty of water, such as rain, water from the rivers and wells. It seems as if water is always available around us and we never have to worry about water shortage. In fact water is rather limited on the ear
Water Consumes almost 75% of earth's surface and is undoubtedly our most precious natural resource that exists on our planet today. There won't be any living organism on our planet without water. Water Pollution occurs when a body of water is severely affected due to addition of large amount of mate
In today's environment Palm Beach County alone faces many environmental problems, which can turn disastrous if not taken care of. Included in these problems are air pollution, water contamination, and urban explosion.
Air pollution is a major factor threateni
The world came to existence as a result of communication, therefore everything in it must definitely communication. hence a society can not exist without communication, in other words, communication must take place before a given geaographical area can grow to become a society. Not wistanding w
1.0 Indian Banking System
The Reserve Bank of India acts a centralized body monitoring any discrepancies and shortcoming in the system. At the end of March 2007, India had 89 scheduled commercial banks (excluding regional rural banks), comprising
28 public sector,
Brazil’s early urban transition: what can it teach urbanizing countries?
George Martine and Gordon McGranahan
ABOUT THE AUTHORS George Martine is an independent consultant and past President of the Brazilian Association of Population Studies e-mail: email@example.com G
The Data entry division has decided to explore the idea of moving its data entry functions to India. The following information will help the company make that decision.
Data entry and information processing workers help ensure the smooth and efficient handling of infor
Emerging Water Shortages Threaten
Food Supplies, Regional Peace
Spreading water shortages threaten to reduce the global food supply by more than 10 percent. Left unaddressed, these shortages could lead to hunger, civil unrest, and even wars over water, reports a new book from the Worldwatch Insti
The Battle Against Global Warming
For hundreds of years earth has survived catastrophic events, from deadly earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and even life-ending meteorite clashes, but today nothing can match the impending doom that global warming brings. While this is not new for our planet, more t
China is a region that has experience substantial growth over the years in areas of industry, living standards, and population. But this success has resulted in the depletion of one of the greatest natural resources water. Industrial growth means an increase demand for water used in pro
UPPER KLAMATH BASIN WATER ISSUES
The high desert, which occurs around Klamath along the Oregon-California border, seems like an unlikely place for a huge network of natural lakes, marshes, and rivers. This region is very dry, especially on the east side of the Cascade Mountains. The upper Klamath
Female involvement in the juvenile justice system continues to rise at the same time that male juvenile involvement declines. One in four juvenile arrests in 1996 was of a female, with violent crime arrests increasing 25 percent between 1992 and 1996. Overall, increases in arrests between 1992 an
This world is filled with many social problems; a lot of them are nearly impossible to come up with a solution for. Many of the world's social problems such as poverty, violence, pollution, prostitution, AIDS, drug abuse, and unemployment, some of the most widespread and unfortunate social p
-1Conflicts with Climate
Like man, the Earth has undertaken several evolutions for billions of years. This change allows any form of life to exist and causes and various human civilizations to rise and develop in a consistent climate. For thousands of years our climate is in balance. Photosy
The Consequences of Water Pollution
Annually, 90 million people add to the current population of 6.5 billion. At this rate the global population will reach approximately 8.5 billion by 2025 (http://dieoff.org/page120.htm). As the global population grows exponentially, so does the demand for natura
My Story: Public Health
This is the story of one student's path to graduate school, from the initial curiosity about the subject through the application process.
For me, pursuing a graduate degree in public health was not an immediate or clear-cut choice. I originally had my heart set on becoming
There are many factors that stress out plants and trees around our area. Because we are located in an urban setting, these plants and trees are more vulnerable to such stress. During our walk around campus, I noticed an enormous amount of stress done to the plants and trees. In th
How does human activity in watersheds affect the water
quality of lakes?
Water is a vital resource that sustains all living things. In Michigan, people value this
abundant resource and are attractive to the thousands of inland lakes which provide aesthetic, as
well as recreational opp
The Poor Law Amendment Act was more successful in some areas than it was in other areas, it is difficult to decide how much the act dealt with the problems of poverty as many other factors played their part in it. However, less than 0.2% of the poor actually entered the Workhouse.
The act helped
Problems Caused By Air Pollution
Some people think that air pollution is not harming the earth or the
people, but it is doing worse, by killing the earth and getting people sick.
"Air pollutants," according to Gay, "are known to cause respiratory diseases,
cancer, and other serious illnesses" (12
Essay on Topic 1: How do you contribute to solving community problems? Water Warriors of India - Initiative towards Pure and Ample water'
No water or contaminated water is commonplace news in the national or regional dailies of India. Such incidents are termed by newspapers as mismanageme