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  • De Facto Relationships

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    De Facto Relationships 1. Identify and describe an alternative family arrangement you have chosen and how or why it is considered an ‘alternative family arrangement’. A de facto couple is an unmarried heterosexual or same sex couple. The Family Law Act 1975 –section 4AA defines a de facto couple as ‘persons who are not legally married to each other, persons not related by family and having regard to all circumstances of their relationship, they have a relationship as a couple living together

  • William Golding 's Lord Of The Flies

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    or systematic practice… tolerated or condoned by a government or a de facto authority.” In the novel ‘Lord of the Flies,’ by William Golding, the idea of innate human savagery is explored through the hostile behaviour of English schoolboys who have been stranded on a desolate island. Bullied by their leader, Jack, the violence they unleash on each other constitutes crimes against humanity because Jack and his tribe were the de facto authority on the island, and conducted a systematic hunting down

  • Introduction. The Case Of Jonah V White (2012) 48 Fam Lr

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    been in a de-facto relationship in correspondence with the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”). The appeal is bought before May, Strickland and Ainslie-Wallace JJ in the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia in Brisbane. The case seeks to question and determine what constitutes a law-binding de-facto relationship. Procedural history The case Jonah v White (2011) 45 Fam LR 460, was first brought forward by Ms Jonah, seeking her relationship with Mr White be recognised as de-facto in order

  • Desegregation Of Brown V. Board Of Education

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    Efforts to desegregate neighborhoods traces back to the 1954 Supreme Court case of Brown v. Board of Education. In recent times, in an attempt reduce both overcrowding and segregation, the NYC Department of Education presented a plan to rezone the Upper West Side. In a similar display of rage as those opposed to Brown v. Board Education demonstrated, parents threatened to take legal action to stop this plan. Parents from the well off neighborhoods were unwilling to give up the schools that they felt

  • The Conflict Of Humanitarian Action

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    the so-called de facto states. If humanitarian needs and the effects of wars on civilian population are rarely manageable for the de facto states such as those in Ukraine or in South Caucasus without external assistance, humanitarian action may be subject to instrumentalization of aid, hence creating additional challenges and risks for humanitarian actors. The core idea of this paper is to highlight the interactions between humanitarian actions, its instrumentalization in de facto states and highlight

  • The Emergence Of The Urban Ghettos

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    Prior to 1900, African Americans were dispersed throughout white neighborhoods. Even as servants and laborers in southern cities, African Americans lived side by side with their employers. Even those living in northern cities were more likely to share neighborhoods with whites rather than in racially segregated communities. Although discrimination persisted following the American Civil War, African Americans living in the North regularly interacted with whites in a common social world, shared cultural

  • Comparison Of The Big Boy And Big Two-Hearted River By Ernest Hemingway

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    Nick Adams, a mentally and physically wounded individual, featured in “Big Two-Hearted River” by Ernest Hemingway, written in 1925, experiences an emotional journey through the process of fishing. Whereas Big Boy, a black boy in “Big Boy Leaves Home” by Richard Wright and written only a decade later in 1936, endures the racial tensions between blacks and whites in the South and the struggles Big Boy encounters to ensure his survival. While some readers may claim that both short stories appear as

  • Residential Schools

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    Case Study: Residential Schools Examining the residential school system in Canada between the 1870s and 1996 exposes numerous human rights and civil liberties violations of individuals by the government. This case study involves both de jure discrimination and de facto discrimination experienced by Aboriginals based on their culture. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms specifically protects Aboriginal rights under section 25 and section 15 declares that, “Every individual is equal before and

  • Why Is There So Much Suffering And Evil?

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    Why is there so much suffering and evil in the world today? And if God is so powerful and in control, why does he not put an end to suffering and evil? These questions are asked by many, especially when their life has been ransacked by pain—the loss of a loved one or hurt by an act of evil. Ideally, it is a question of God’s sovereignty. How involved is God in the story of humanity? Overwhelming, the Scriptures and the Great Tradition speak to this issue clearly, yet also leave some room for diversity

  • Analysis Of The Movie The Butler

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    as a major symbol of change. This movie does a spectacular job visualizing the Civil Rights Movement and just how bad segregation was. Four sociological terms we have discussed in class that are seen in the movie are Biological Racism, De Jure Segregation, De Facto Segregation, and White Privilege. Biological Racism is shown in this film quite often. Throughout Lewis’s time participating in the freedom groups, they do several peaceful sit ins. A sit in is a protest in which a