Sociological School

Sociological Theory Environment causes crime- pioneered by crime mapping Emile Durkheim Functionalist – crime brings people together, reinforces norms Emile: Anomie Theory People who are forced into transition from a MECHANICAL society to an ORGANIC society have criminal behavior because they lose SOCIAL SOLIDARITY- causes ANOMIE (normlessness/confusion) Mechanical -small, AGRARIAN communities, small farmers – homogeneous … Continue reading "Sociological School"

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Cabinet Departments

Department of State -Advises the President on foreign policy -Negotiates agreements with foreign countries -Represents the United States abroad and in international organizations Department of the Treasury -Produces coins and bills -Borrows money and manages public debt -Collects taxes Department of Defense -Founded as National Military Establishment, renamed in 1949 -Provides military forces to deter … Continue reading "Cabinet Departments"

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APUSH ch 5

Interstate Commerce Act 1887 law passed to regulate railroad and other interstate businesses. This became the first business subject to federal regulation. This act prohibited rebates and pools, required railroads to publish rates, forbade discrimination against shippers, and outlawed charging more for short haul than for a long one over the same line Carlisle Indian … Continue reading "APUSH ch 5"

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Theory of IR

International System A term widely used to describe the totality of state actors in global politics. While realists believe that the anarchical character of the system leads to self-help behaviour, both liberals and English school theorists have pointed to the possibility of ‘societal’ characteristics among states (see ‘international society’). In classical English school thinking the … Continue reading "Theory of IR"

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Music Appreciation: The Middle Ages and The Renaissance and Baroque

monophony • only one line is performed at a time polyphony • music with more than one line sounding at a time • Composing music with multiple independent lines first arose in the 10th century, and became popular around 1200 • Most early polyphonic compositions were written to celebrate major feasts • Paris is where … Continue reading "Music Appreciation: The Middle Ages and The Renaissance and Baroque"

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Middle School Science Praxis 5440

5 Abilities students should acquire 1. to reformulate and clarify questions until they can be answered through scientific investigation 2. create and carry out scientific investigation, interpret the data to provide explanations and use further data to revise explanations 3. identify tools necessary to gather and analyze data. 4. Use computer hardware and software to … Continue reading "Middle School Science Praxis 5440"

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