Annotated Bibliographies 1-5

Project topic: 10 Issues Our Youth Face Today Annotated Bibliography 1 Mom Story: My kids have life-threatening food allergies by Julie Weingarden Dubin written on December 31,2013 is a article that specifically talks about a mom’s experience of handling children with food allergies. Jake was born with a weak immune system and as a mother, Ourman took the urge to quit her job and to take care of her son. Later on, she figured out that her son was allergic to peanuts and also had wheezing. Dubin used Ourman to show how she took initiative to help work around her children’s dietary restrictions and still enjoy eating food. Dubin is sending out a message to her readers saying that people should use what they have and grow on how they can better the community even in the smallest way possible. She also took responsibility in educating herself on this issue so as to be more prepared in the future. I chose this source because I can relate to this problem. I am lactose intolerant and up to this day I still struggle with taking care of myself. Allergies are something that shouldn’t be used to define someone. Instead they should be used as an indicator to show that this person is strong enough to face the most hardest phase in their life.The article’s relevance to the project topic encounters one part of their life where they are not being defined for what they do not control. Instead of viewing food allergies to be something negative, they are avoided or alternatives are used for the individual to grow. This article is mainly directed to...

Architectural Defense, Not Just a Visual Thing: Annotated Bibliography 9

Source:  This video by CNN discusses the use of the “Mosquito device” and its effects on people. In the video, the business decided to implement the use of the mosquito device after a massive brawl erupted in the local metro station entrance and surfaced in front of the businesses. The area is known to be a popular place for the local youth to gather and interact because of all the youth oriented shops and places that surround the area. However, traditionally youth are associated with loitering, being noisy and causing havoc, making them prime candidates for exclusion. I chose this video since it elaborates on the use of aural architectural defense, which was not familiar to me before. This video also connects with annotated bibliographies seven and eight, but focuses specifically on the aural method of exclusion. In the video, the business claims that the mosquito device is not targeted at youth, however when CNN tested it, only younger people were able to hear it. I know I have experienced this device in Atlanta when I was in an area where youth would usually collect. I remember the sound resonating in my head and being very annoying. Now I know why that happened and what it...
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