Crime and Law

Godfather Series: the Personification of 'Hyper-Masculinity' in the Early 20th Century

Throughout the movie series Godfather, Michael Corleone was the main protagonist after his brother’s and father’s death. Michael was portrayed as a cold blooded, ruthless, smart and determined killer. He always had the ability to think clearly under pressure and to command respect, while giving directives, these attributes helped the family enterprise grow and diversify into the international criminal enterprise it would become.

Academic Disciplines and Campus Sexual Violence

The news reports and articles published by mass media solely cover the surface of the issue of campus sexual violence. Academic researchers, on the other hand, write about their more detailed and narrowed research which, by the way, it is written, seems to be only accessible to the people who are already familiar with the research topic but is still seeking to further their knowledge and understanding of the issue. 

 

The urgent need to end the Third Country Agreement

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Since the beginning of 2017, Canada has seen an increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing its border every day. Because people are denied the right to enter into the country at the regular point of entry, many decide to use dangerous methods to arrive in Canada.

Corrupted Measure of Corruption: Why the CPI is Useless

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For over 20 years now, the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has exposed how corruption was viewed by experts in societies of each country. This index ranks countries on a scale from 0 to 100 – most to least corrupt, or least to most effective and active in their fight against it. It has often been used to call out countries on suspicious-looking public sector related affairs, and has been effective at raising awareness on certain countries’ level of corruption.

New Power gives us the power to save lives

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Through the research made for our last assignment, the work of an organisation called the Missing Children’s Network touched and interested me more than the others, and this is why in this assignment, I will concentrate on the fate of missing children and ways to lower the number of children that go missing by integrating the concept of New Power.

Animal Safety is in your hands

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Want to hear my story?

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Want to hear my story?

 

New Power, New Voters

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Gregory Wallace explained through CNN Politics an issue that raised my concern. His powerful title of his article apprehends the matter greatly: “Voter Turnout at 20-year low in 2016”.  Indeed, the voting participation in 2016 in the United States of America was at its lowest point in the past 20 years. Only 55% of the voting age population selected the candidate they wanted to see rule their country. 55% of the American population represents 126 million votes. Although it seems like a lot, that is the result of the decrease of 18,7 million participants in the past two years.

Issues with the Criminal Justice System from a gendered dimension.

2. Choose an issue in Canadian criminal justice that relates to gender or an issue with a gendered dimension. Discuss the issue and your analysis of the larger problems and context. For example, you could discuss the role of victimization and the construction of victims in the Jian Ghomeshi trial and what this tells us about sexual assault cases in Canada.

gender issues

3. Choose a criminal trial in Canadian jurisprudence and examine the offender through a gendered perspective. Did gender or gender issues play a role? How did the offender’s gender shape the nature of the trial and its outcome? How did understandings of gender roles and the offender’s conformity (or unconformity) to these ideals play out in the trial?