What the essay focuses on is the gun control in the United States, the longitudinal comparison of data is more reliable. In spite of the suicide rate of the United States is not the highest, the stricter gun control also could work and reduce the suicide rate. There have been some more reliable data could show that the gun ownership is likely to increase suicide rate. When taking the whole thing into consideration, it is clear that making the controls over guns stricter still could be beneficial in many
The first thing the author says is that people will discuss a mass incarceration. There is a possibility of this happening because people, white people most likely, will feel safer knowing that these “threats” are put away. The second alternative is that because income inequality is growing, it will cause a bigger distance with society. “If the socially and economically disadvantaged portion of the population grows appreciably, and it likely will, those who live in underclass neighborhoods will experience more marginalization and stress, which will affect crime patterns”(Crutchfield). The last alternative is that nothing will truly change and other others will still make papers that will encourage the subculture of violence and poverty.
By the reason that women are more vulnerable to be involved in a crime rather than men. “In 35 states, women’s population numbers have fared worse than men’s, and in a few extraordinary states, women’s prison populations have even grown enough to counteract reductions in the men’s population” (Sawyer). The data demonstrate that in this century women have grown population faster than men in incarceration. Before the 1970 women were almost rare to see in prison, local jails, federal prisons or state prison, but since the 1985 the rate grew dramatically in the local jails and state prisons, the federal prisons rate doesn’t have a hilarious increasing, but its increasing little by little. The difference of gender in the correctional system isn’t like the way it was supposed to be in the past.
Levitt and Dubner discuss different factors that do and do not have a significant role in creating higher test scores. Levitt and Dubner concluded that a “child’s academic abilities are far more influenced by the IQs of his biological parents.” This is apparent due to the nature of adoption, typically those adopting are of higher economic class (adoption is expensive), are more educated, and are born into a better household. A person who puts their child up for adoption is more likely to be less educated, younger and more likely to “not take the same prenatal care as a woman who is keeping her baby.” This revelation was the fundamental argument of chapter 5: no matter what a parent does, the strongest correlation between higher performances in children is genetics.
There are many indicators of the huge impact in disparities in sentencing women as compared to men and more so when it revolves around minorities ( race and class). Though there are lower crime rates among women as compared to men, there are significant disparities which tend to show favouritism to women. Research has shown that men get 63 per cent longer custodial sentences than women. In addition, it is twice more likely to have women get non custodial sentences even after conviction. However, as mentioned the disparities are more profound when issues of race and class are intertwined in the sentencing.
A youth who is a first offender at young age received significantly more mental health referrals than those without this history. Youth offenders with a background of criminal history are less likely to receive a referral for mental health
More women as compared to men, turnout to vote. Surprisingly, the number of women who vote has been on a consistent increase over the past elections. Notably, more persons from high income-families turn out to vote as compared to those from low-income
The other reason is that defendants in sexual offence cases should not benefit from the law by separating from other criminals due to the low reporting rate in sexual offence cases (the Guardian, 2013).The most recent annual statistics from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) illustrated that 106,098 sexual offences (including stalking, rape, sexual assault and sex murder and violence)were recorded by the police in the year ending March 2016, an increase of about 20% compared with the previous year (ONS, 2017). There has been a steady increase in cases recorded between 2012 and 2016, with a greater willingness of victims to report to the police being thought be a main reason. However, some research indicates that sexual offences are
As the years fly by, it seems as if a push towards gender equality grows larger and larger. This can be thanks to the active members of society, but capitalism as well should get a pat on the shoulder. More and more companies attempt to hire female workers so they don’t seem so male oriented. And this effort in fact works. According to Reihan Salam, an author for Forbes, one consequence of the high demand of female labor is “that male wage growth has been relatively restrained since the 1970s just as women’s wages have increased dramatically from a low starting point” (Salam).
In both of the article the authors used inductive reasoning. The article Dismantling the Poverty Trap appeals more to logic, and the other One Family 's Story Shows How The Cycle Of Poverty Is Hard To Break appeals to emotion. Inductive reasoning is when the author states the problem first, and then gives solutions to the problem. In Dismantling the Poverty Trap, Linetta Gilbert says that people in poverty have higher birth rates and maternal mortality rates than wealthy americans. ”Those caught in the poverty trap have rates of infant and maternal mortality that are nearly twice as high as those of wealthy Americans.”
employment rate would also reduce crime rates and keep people from going to prison. Reduced crime rates among African Americans would raise the chances of getting hired by the employers. This paper will look at the various aspects of unemployment such as a scope of African-American unemployment, the reasons of high unemployment rates, government’s effort to improve the employment rates and what African-Americans can do to raise their employment rate. On average unemployment rates of African-Americans are significantly higher compared to whites. The current unemployment rate for whites is 3.9% whereas for African-Americans is 8.9%.
Where these culturally sensitive people reside, there isn’t enough effort being put into making them feel at home. Instead these efforts are being exerted to make them feel out of place. In 2012 Wu, Schimmele, and Hou, social researchers at University of Victoria stated that, “In 2002, about one in five racial minorities reported experiencing discrimination or unfair treatment” (p. 387) One in five, that is quite a few. Still to this day prejudice and discrimination are major issues at hand.
The Education of Immigrant Children Introduction Each year there are a numerous circumstances immigrant children face in order to get the proper education they need. Researchers have recognized the importance of children education and have found a three-pronged approach on how to handle this issue by removing barriers and provide funds to postsecondary schools that will lead children to be successful in the future, improve ECE participation rates among immigrant children, and having parental and family involvement to help their kids more to give them a better understanding in school. The Problem According to researchers, immigrant children in school are affected in several ways, some ways that later on in the future they might not