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What Price Safety? A Study of Security Costs at DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport initiated some big changes in 2000, changes that will make air travel safer, easier and more convenient for our customers and make getting around inside the Airport quicker and simpler - improvements that will serve the needs of our customers well into the 21st Century."

What a difference a year can . . . .

Albert J. Guerard, in his essay "The Journey Within," calls Conrad's Heart of Darkness a "night journey into the unconscious and a confrontation of an entity within the self." The true night journey can occur only in sleep or in a waking dream of a profoundly intuitive mind. Marlow insists on the dreamlike quality of his narrative. "It seems to me I am trying to tell you a dream - making a . . . .

Internet Addiction

It is thought that nearly five million people today are addicted to the Internet. With that many people experiencing addiction symptoms, it is important for the mental health community to develop methods of treatment. In an article in the March-April 1998 issue of Psychology Today, author Carol Potera explores the questions and realities of online use and addictions . . . .

Ethics and Social Responsibility

Companies, like people, are bound by ethical requirements—a responsibility to consumers and customers. Companies are expected to do follow up on the promises of their advertisers. All companies make ethical declarations as part of their vision and operational philosophy, but quite a few to do little to live up these declarations. Recently, Enron's . . . .

racial profiling in Law Enforcement

This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling in Law Enforcement. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the issues that surround racial profiling and discusses the various problems that are encountered. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

Racial profiling is a topic . . . .

Community Oriented Policing

Part A: Introduction:

new and comprehensive strategy against crime: Community Policing:

For the purpose of reducing neighborhood crimes, creating a sense of security and reduce fear of crimes among the citizens and improving the quality of life in the community, the community policing strategy will be proved to be the most effective one. The . . . .

TEEN VIOLENCE

Imagine being caught in the middle of a crossfire with two students shooting and you are right in the middle of it. Well that is exactly what students and teachers in Littleton, Colorado went through. On April 20, 1999, at approximately 12:20am, two students armed with semi-automatic handguns, shotguns and explosives conducted an assault on the Columbine High School and . . . .

wire-tapping, computer privacy, and cell phones in the age of terrorism

This paper presents a detailed discussion about wire-tapping, computer privacy, and cell phones in the context of the age of terrorism that America finds itself entrenched in. The writer explores the capabilities as well as the possibilities when it comes to the maintenance or invasion of privacy in these venues. . . . .

Treatment of Women in Mexican Culture

Introduction

The choices for women have, across both time and space, almost always been far more constrained than the choices of men. They have in fact all too often been reduced to a single pair of opposing choices: The pure or the corrupt, the white or the black, the chaste or the sexual - the virgin or the whore.

Mexican culture is . . . .

School shootings as a natural escalation of less lethal, juvenile violence

Introduction

The issue of youth violence is one very much in the news since the Columbine High School shootings and the other incidents of schoolyard violence that have occurred with grisly regularity over the last several years. But while such shooting sprees are perhaps the most striking example of . . . .

Roman Architecture

Satisfying social, political and religious needs, the Roman Forum satisfied two fundamental human needs: meetings and the exchange of goods. The Roman Forum is an excellent example of the characteristics of Roman public architecture. Yet while its architectural shape is important, the Forum is also revered for its cultural-historic importance. According to ThinkQuest' . . . .

Supporting a Woman's Right to Choose

Fact Sheet: "Abortion is Pro-life Frequently A"If the right of privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion into matters so fundamentally affecting a person as the decision whether to bear or beget a child."

Eisenstadt v. Baird, 1972

In the most basic of . . . .

KING VS. DUSEN

Summary: This is a paper that analyze and evaluate the disagreement between Martin Luther King Jr. and Lewis Van Dusen Jr. over the ethics of civil disobedience by applying the following questions.

1. What does each argument say?

One of the evangelists of the 20th century, Martin Luther King Jr. presents the argument that civil disobedience is important in . . . .

The ownership of guns by the public has been a topic of much needed debates for quite some time now. Various organizations and support groups have been in action for the pro or anti views on whether a citizen should be allowed to own and keep a gun at his person or his property. Many of the people who own guns do so for hunting, self-defense or for their collecting pleasure. But there have . . . .

Pyrrhus (319-272 B.C.)

Character Sketch

Pyrrhus was a celebrated general who possessed great personal valor and strength. He took personal part in his battles and was admired for his fighting skills by his own troops and enemies alike. His military acumen was comparable to that of Alexander the Great and his innovative tactics in battle (e.g. the use of elephants) were copied by . . . .

Higher Order Cerebral Functioning

Summary: This is a 2 page article critique of a paper written on Higher Order Cerebral Functioning

The Article hypothesizes the difference between conscious and unconscious thoughts and suggests that higher order cerebral functioning refers to the cognitive ability of an individual i.e. consciousness.

The primary basis of the article is to . . . .

Oedipus is one of the most famous names in Greek mythology. His name has become both a psychological complex as well as a familiar joke. His story has come to be a synonym as well for the capriciousness of fate. But a truer picture of the character of Oedipus suggests that, rather than being an unwitting victim, Oedipus a clear hand in his own demise. Despite its reputation, Sophocles' play " . . . .

Hamlet

The play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare contains a rich diversity of issues and relationships, some of the greatest of which concern those between father and son. These relationships, most notably those between Hamlet and the late King Hamlet, Fortinbras and Old Fortinbras, and Polonius and Laertes, demonstrate a number of significant, unique characteristics as well as several . . . .

Illegal Political Contribution of Enron

Outline

The report details how the illegal political contribution of Enron is proving harmful for the U.S. government.

Introduction

The bankruptcy of U.S. energy giant - Enron - is threatening to have impeding political ramifications, involving President George W. Bush and several of his staff members.

It has been . . . .

Comparing and Contrasting the poetry of Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg

Introduction

Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg are both important poets in their own right. Although they both grew up in the same era, their poetry styles have many differences. The paper firstly states their different origin, history and poetic style. Secondly, it analyzes a selected major work - "The Road Not . . . .

The Importance of Summer Camps and Programs in the Development of Children

Purpose of the Paper

The purpose of this paper is to represent to the reader the importance of organized summer camps and programs in youth development. A special emphasis throughout the paper is placed on the influence of recreation on child development and personal growth.

By defining the effect . . . .

The Myth of the First Amendment

Introduction

The concept of "Big Brother" surveying all our actions and censoring what we hear and what we know is something that goes against the very conception of American society. The centuries old fear of control motivates the people such that they believe in the ideology of freedom of speech over anything else. The First Amendment to us, is . . . .

Politics - Texas v. Johnson, the Supreme Court case about Flag Burning

Introduction

The phrase "Symbolic expression" is usually used to explain expressions that are mixed with elements of behavior. Symbolic expression (or expressive behavior) can be protected by the First Amendment, according to The Supreme Court that has made it clear in a series of cases. Many of these cases . . . .

The Effectiveness of Seatbelt Laws:

Matter of Choice or Conscience?

Abstract

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one killer of America's youth. Sadly, taking 5 seconds to buckle a seat belt could have prevented such senseless accidents and saved thousands of lives. While no one disagrees that seat belts do indeed save lives, statistics show that while some people do . . . .

SOCIAL STRUCTURE THEORIES

Abstract

Sociology is a branch of the social sciences that attempts to help us understand society and how people interact. As with many other social sciences, sociology employs theories to help understand why people make certain decisions. Theories that help us explain societal trends are usually segmented in order to accurately examine the specific . . . .

Supreme Court Striking Down Taboos

The American populace looks to its state and federal legislatures to create the laws, and then to its executive branch to enforce the laws; but the greatest popular respect is accorded to the Supreme Court which ultimately rules on what a person may or may not do. That is why the amorphous and buck-passing decision in Bush v. Gore left so much of the . . . .

Twelve-Step Program to Escaping Dante's Hell

Dante's The Inferno paints an incredibly vivid picture of what Hell is like. The journey Dante undertakes in order to progress past his 'lost' stage and escape Hell can be likened to the 12-Step Program a recovering alcoholic must complete in order to finally escape from the clutches of drinking to excess. This paper endeavors to explore . . . .

What is it that Jews will face after death? How do Jewish ideas about the afterlife affect their attitudes toward death itself? This is a relatively more complicated question to answer than how the attitudes held by Christians about the afterlife affect their views toward death because in the case of Judaism there is no small amount of ambiguity.

Jewish beliefs about death cannot be . . . .

Madison Bell "Ten Indians"

Summary: This is a paper that analyzes the inner dynamics of the theme of the novel Madison Bell "Ten Indians."

Introduction

The story Ten Indians is set in the town of Baltimore and is set to relate the story of Mike Devlin who is a psychiatrist and yet, his own personal conflicts are creating turmoil within himself and his practice. Bell, . . . .

Comparison of "Gulliver's Travels," "Tartuffe," "Madame Bovary," "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," & "Things Fall Apart"

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and compare how the theme(s) of "Things Fall Apart" by Achebe relate to the theme and/or storylines of "Gulliver's Travels," by Swift, "Tartuffe," by Moliere, "Madame Bovary," by Flaubert, and "The . . . .

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