Category: Law

Importance of beliefs and ideologies in the evolution of nation states

A nation state can be described as one that geographically coincides ethnically and is compatible. This distinguishes the national state from other types of state that may have preceded it. Many revolutionary ideologies contributed to the Russian ideological revolution. Most of these revolutionary beliefs were generated by academics, and the peasants and working class did not understand these revolutionary ideas and beliefs. This is basically how societies and countries developed. In most cases, the change was brought about by economic deprivation, which leads to upheavals and change. The history of mankind is filled with economic disagreement of ideas and principals.

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Implications of Child abuse

Child abuse is very common and there is no specific reason or description as to why parents and caregivers mistreat their children because this maltreatment occurs across among all socio-economic, religious, cultural, racial and ethnic groups and the risk factor to children is the same no matter who abuses the child Children whose parents have been the subject of mistreatment have a higher probability of suffering abuse from their parents, and the cause in each family can be quite different from other families. Many researchers have attempted to link child abuse with the financial well being of the family indicating…

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Impact of the Minimum Wage Rate Increase in the USA

Advocates for a minimum wage increase are of the opinion that the proposal to increase the minimum wage for contract workers and other workers is because the government feels that these workers are paid starvation wages. The government is seeking to restore confidence in the general public and will use all possible measures to bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots which would in effect speed the nation’s economic recovery. According to estimates, roughly 200.000 would directly benefit from this wage increase. The wage increase would increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour and would…

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Illegal Immigration from Mexico

Controlling the flow of illegal entrants from Mexico took on heightened importance as a national security concern because of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The terrorists had valid visas, but security experts reasoned that as long as the nation’s borders were easily bypassed which made the American public susceptible to future attacks. This resulted in the enactment in 2006 of the Secure Fence Act which made it compulsory for the expansion of border fencing by 700 miles with a concentration on Arizona’s and California’s border with Mexico. Reform also provided the impetus for additional efforts to deter illegal…

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Gender Specific Intervention for Female Delinquents

Due to the increasing number of women involved in criminal activities, there is an urgent need for programs in the criminal system to increase the level of efficiency to meet the needs of young women or girls who somehow have broken the laws and have to be processed through the courts or be sent to prison. Currently, there are more wide-ranging figures regarding the distinctiveness of women in jails, there is very little information on female offenders in community reform surroundings or the environment.  The disregard of women in criminal justice studies has been defended on the grounds that women…

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