Notes Part 3 - GEO101-D Notes Part 3 12:00:00 PM Street...

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GEO101-D Notes Part 3 02/11/2007 12:00:00 Street Fight Movie Running for mayor of Newark, NJ Too much poverty 40% graduate from high school There is low turnover in city politics in Newark NJ Lots of corruption and fierce politics in Newark have proved to be an obstacle for  Booker People were scolding him for going to Yale and being a Rhodes scholar To some extent there is a restriction of the free press
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GEO101-D Notes 02/11/2007 12:00:00 Street Fight Movie The campaign began to take a race course As the campaign began to pick up speed, they needed to do more fundraising Many lies are being purported by Sharpe to discredit Booker They need to decide if they need to go negative in the campaign Sharpe has been able to use city money and raise his salary to cause more  corruption The mayor is using the police to intimidate voters into voting for James or at the  least not voting for Booker James is fixing the election Some of the voting machines have been tampered with Booker was endorsed by the NYT Federal election officials are going to supervise the election The police are taking down the booker signs Lots of election fraud is occurring Booker lost the 2003 election
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GEO101-D Notes 02/11/2007 12:00:00 Sharpe James was using his influence to take trips and to sell land to his friends at a  reduced rate There is still a lot of violence in the city and he still needs to fight against the  adversity against him An ambivalent sense of place- a perpetual state of having both positive and  negative, or contradictory feelings as a result of experiences and memories as they  associate with a place What we may term ‘positives’ Spatial benefits- ones own sense of space and safety (own room, car) Privacy benefits- security and the control of information Ownership/financial benefits, own car, own spending money, new clothes, etc Educational benefits- in general better school systems, increased potential for  college, better resources, less babysitting Intangible benefits- informal connections, idea of comfort, stable family,  vacations, community support and safety What we may term positives can also be thought of as negatives Spatial constraints- feelings of isolation, confinement, imprisonment Privacy breeds solitude (and xenophobia)- poor interpersonal skills, limited  exposure to difference ‘Everything has been given to you’- ‘owning everything’ translates into  laziness or professional uncertainty
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Never enough education- increased desire to stay in school, not confront 
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