Death of Lysanda: Two Novellas (Hebrew Literature) by Yitzhak Orpaz

By Yitzhak Orpaz

The dying of Lysanda collects macabre novellas through certainly one of Israel's maximum poets. within the name piece, we meet Naphtali Noi, a lately divorced proofreader, critic, and "creative" taxidermist, given to hallucinations and shortly possibly so as to add homicide to his spare time activities. Ants tells the tale of a married couple, Jacob and Rachel, who realize that a military of the titular bugs is threatening to ruin their rooftop apartment—but Rachel looks on their aspect instead of her husband's. In fragmented prose midway among the outdated testomony and the playful experiments of Julio Cortázar, those stories take to items the psyches of 2 men—and a nation—at battle with themselves.

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Whereas Finland shows the third smallest property crime rate, its contact crime incidence is only surpassed by England and Wales and Australia. 3 Crime and Potential Factors of Crime Differences in crime are subject to many different factors. Before presenting prominent hypotheses on causes and consequences of crime in Chapter 3, some important and popular correlates of crime merit particular attention. According to many crime theories, family disruption is held responsible for the emergence of crime (especialIy of crime comrnitted by youths).

8) it is a logical consequence that the estimation results will also show a certain variation. In estimation practice, however, "[ ... ] these theories share many ofthe same independent variables" (Agnew 1995:363). Thus, empirical reasons seem to be more important for the discrimination between possibly conflicting results. Empirical studies might vary with respect to the starting-point of data collection (official institutions, (potential) offenders or victims), the degree of data aggregation (individual or aggregated data), the dimension of the data (panel, cross-sectional or time-series data), the choice of the dependent variables (different crime categories, initiation or continuation) and explanatory variables and the statistical method applied to the data.

Finally, some remarks about the effects of crime on social cohesion and economic performance are appropriate. Skogan (1991) provides a list of far-reaching consequences of crime for social and economic organisations: • physical and psychological withdrawal from community life, • weakening of the informal social control processes that inhibit crime, • decline in the organisational life and mobilisation capacity of the neighbourhood, • deteriorating business conditions, • importation and domestic production of delinquency and deviance, • further dramatic changes in the composition of the population.

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