Corruption are include giving or accepting bribes or inappropriate presents, double dealing, under-the-table transactions, manipulating elections, diverting funds, laundering money and defrauding investors. Payoffs and kickbacks were excessive in the police department after Frank Serpico entered the New York police force in 1960, especially that which involves taking payoffs from gambling and drug dealing organizations. When he refused to take the bribes, the fellow officers saw him as potential danger and assigned him to another precinct. Serpico had tries to appeal the corruption to his department superior but gets nowhere. His campaign and the resulting complications and harassment within the department bring a negative impact on his mental health.
He worked from the time that he was a young boy and quit school in the eighth grade. As he grew up he bounced from job to job trying to make a living and larter became a hobo. When the Spanish American war broke out, he went to enlist, and was stationed in Puerto Rico. After the war he returned home and attended Lombard College while also helping himself as a call fireman. While he was in college his political views as a liberal took form and he also found his literary talents.
Every day, thousands of African migrants take the path towards a land of exile, seeking a better life in a continent full of dreams: Europe. Alpha Abidjan-Gare du Nord is a graphic novel published in 2014 written by Bessora and illustrated by Barroux. This quite unique duo created Alpha Abidjan-Gare du Nord, a migrant narrative deeply entrenched in the actual context of immigration waves from Western Africa to Europe as the cartoon takes the form of an autobiographical fiction in which Alpha tells us his journey from Abidjan to Paris. Bessora is a Swiss-Gabonese author, who is mostly known for her novel Cueillez-moi, jolis Messieur… for which she received the Grand prix littéraire d’Afrique Noir. Barroux designed the illustrations, the French illustrator is well known in the world of independent cartoon for his drawing-style influenced by naïve art.
Its impacts can make a vicious circle. Poor developing countries have high levels of crime, which thus wreck further improvement. Crime undermines improvement in various ways in African Countries. It dissolves social and human capital: It encourages skilled individuals to emigrate, demolishes trust relations between residents and makes them
In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, rumors spread and lead to making false assumptions about people, which could cause their reputation to crumble. The novel clearly states many clear and valid points as to why these rumors can affect many people, and how they can change a person 's life in a bad way. Such as in the situation of Dolphus Raymond, Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson. Throughout the novel, many people suffer from the sickening disease of rumors. Don’t try to create rumors about people because it only leads to more damage between the person who spreads rumors, and the person who has rumors spread on them, because it could truly affect their life in ways that are
One of the most evident themes throughout Chronicle of a Death Foretold is failure of authority as well as the apathy of many of the townspeople. This was an existent problem that made many people in Colombia suffer, so Márquez decided to criticise and expose the leadership and their ways of controlling the town. Márquez depicts the mayor as being more interested in the domino games he was playing than in actually trying to stop the twins from committing a senseless and prejudiced crime that Santiago may not have been guilty of. ‘he promised to take care of it at once, but he went to check on a date for dominoes that night’ this quote reinforces the fact that the mayor is not doing his job and puts his leisure before anything else. Márquez is trying to perceive the leaders as careless people who don’t care about their town and only focus on things that will benefit them, like greeting other leaders, accentuating the fact that they are egocentric.
City of God (2002) is a Brazilian crime film directed by Fernando Meirelles, which sarcastically depicts violence and crimes in Rio de Janeiro in the period of 1960-1980. Rio de Janeiro is a slum for isolating poor people, which lacks of governance and regulation. Starting from the 1970s, the underlying juvenile gangs began to organise large-scale crimes and operate drug and arm traffic, and numerous children and teenagers were involved in. Violence and crime have became trivial issues while the police has no way to deal with. The story is presented by the spectator point of view of Rocket, whose life is unintentionally and irresistibly involved and influenced in the Gang war, indicating that people living in Rio de Janeiro have no choice for their life while they have to struggle in this treacherous city, accounted for the endless violence and crimes.
The victim in anomic suicide type is under so much stress and frustration such as if there is great financial loss. In fatalistic suicide, when people are kept under strict regulations, so no self or individuality life. This is rare in this world .Individual in the cities are treated as slaves , so get frustrated from their slavery lives victim commit suicide (Durkheim ,1951). Risk factors for suicides are mental disorder particularly depression, feeling of hopelessness, loneliness, family history of suicide or genetic predisposition , previous suicide attempts, addictive to drugs , religious beliefs, depressed from physical disabilities, easy access to lethal methods ,unemployment, poverty (McLean et al. ,2008).There
She became a liquor seller and a prostitute to give his son a life in the harsh and unfair conditions of Johannesburg. The racial tension in Johannesburg much worse than the one in Ndotsheni because of the ambience and society. The ambience in Johannesburg is chaotic as people tend to be more violent. The society is broken, there are countless of borders between different races, placing some of them below the other. Contextual background along with outdated technology shows how Ndotsheni is falling apart.
There are the stealing sprees, violence and sex, but also several attempts to leave it all behind. (Neely) Obviously, the main story is about the drugs, but the background, why do these young people choose to fall into that vicious circle of drug addiction is far deeper than just boredom. The Characters of Trainspotting generally feel lost and displaced in their time, do not understand and do not agree with it and so they try to deal with it by using drugs. (Bicket) Renton starts the whole film with a famous