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Ibelema's Identity Crisis and Wilson's Oppositional Dress - Ibelema's Identity Crisis and Wilson's Oppositional Dress In Minabrere Ibelema's essay "Identity Crisis", Ibelema suggests that the mainstream american culture is so powerful that all cultures conform to it. Ibelema does this by showing how the mass media portrays African Americans in relation to their cultural identity by using situation comedies as a measuring tool. Of the episodes Ibelema uses very few of them look at African Americans cultural identity. However, what they do is briefly address a cultural story line for one episode, but then revert back to the mainstream anglo programming....   [tags: Identity Oppositional] 793 words
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Mandatory Dress Codes for All Schools! - Dress codes have been an issue lately in some schools. Most kids are against it but I believe that there should be dress codes in all schools. This would be a good idea because it would reduce violence and bullying, eliminate the problem of wearing hats or jackets and they are less expensive. If there were dress codes in school, it would eliminate violence and bullying. If there was a kid who liked to wear a different style of clothing then others, then he would probably get teased or maybe even get beaten up....   [tags: Dress Codes, persuasive, argumentative, education] 486 words
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Red Dress by Alice Munro - "Red Dress" by Alice Munro The short story "Red Dress" by Alice Munro is about a young girl's first high school dance. Her home and school environment determined her attitude towards the dance.This girl's home life was bad. She was constantly put down mentally by her mother, even in front of her friend Lonnie, to the point that the narrator envied Lonnie on account that her mother died and she lived alone with her father. "'I doubt if she appreciates it.' She enraged me, talking like this to Lonnie, as if Lonnie were grown up and I were still a child." Her mother was obscene in the house; the description that is given would make one sick....   [tags: Red Dress Alice Munro] 414 words
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Defining Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Introduction My rationale for writing this paper is to know what oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is and its effect on age, gender, and concurring behaviors (comorbidity) like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder (CD). How these conditions are affected in getting the proper diagnosis and treatment for ODD. Loeber, Burke, and Pardini reported in clinical groups among children, ODD is listed as one of the most commonly known behavioral disorders (as cited in Kazdin, 1995)....   [tags: Diseases/Disorders]
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder - ... & Saddock, M.D., 2007) The cause of Oppositional defiant disorder is not clear. It is believed that a combination of biological, genetic, and environmental factors contribute to oppositional defiant disorder (Joseph Goldgerg, 2013). Biological factors can include brain defects or injuries which can cause serious behavioral problems. Abnormal amounts of certain neurotransmitters can lead to not only ODD but other mental illnesses. Genetic factors include close family members with mental illnesses which can suggest that ODD might be inherited....   [tags: ODD, childhood disorder, behaviors]
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Oppositional Difiance Disorder in Our Students - ... There are many strategies that a teacher can use in the classroom to help. Many of the strategies can be use as whole class learning, and many of them can be integrated seamlessly into their everyday routine. The following is a list of fourteen suggestions that teachers may use when working with students who have ODD. Access prereferral services, encourage family collaboration and communication, collect assessment data and perform a functional behavioral assessment, address students learning and motivational difficulties, provide social skills instruction, offer attribution training, build relationships with students, develop students self esteem, five students choices, be aware of verba...   [tags: temper, mental health, classroom] 1717 words
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Introduction Oppositional defiant disorder is classified in the DSM V in Disorders of Childhood and Adolescents. ODD is a disorder in which the child is argumentative and defiant, angry and irritable, and vindictive. Children with ODD may experience numerous negative symptoms. ODD was first added to the DSM-III, where it was originally called Oppositional Disorder. Since then numerous changes have been made to the disorder. ODD is slightly more prevalent in boys than in girls. The onset of ODD is usually elementary school age....   [tags: Disruptive Behaviors in Children]
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School Dress Codes v. The First Amendment - America was founded on popular sovereignty and individual freedoms. What do Americans do when the freedoms given to them from birth are restricted or taken away from them. They fight. Throughout time the government has attempted to take away our civil liberties because they viewed them to be for the greater good. One huge government failure was the attempted prohibition of alcohol. It is well known that alcohol can be very dangerous and it should be restricted. However, the government went too far when it tried to take it away completely and just like their rebellious founders the American population just found ways around the law....   [tags: School Dress Codes v. Free Expression]
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder - ODD is common in younger children. ODD is shortened for Oppositional Defiant Disorder. ODD is a pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior according to the DSM IV. It is more common in males than females; until both genders hit puberty then they both even out to the same number of diagnoses. In order to be diagnosed they have to have at least six months of four or more of the following; 1) Often loses temper, 2) Often argues with adults, 3)Often actively defines or refuses to comply with adults’ requests or rules, 4) Often deliberately annoys people, 5) Often blames others for his or hers mistakes or misbehavior, 6) Is often touchy or easily annoyed by others, 7) is often angry a...   [tags: treatment, symptoms, behavior] 1228 words
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Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) - Diagnosis and Treatment This paper was designed to address the diagnostic similarities and differences between Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) as described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V (2013), as well as treatment options for children that have been diagnosed with either of these behavioral disorders. Also included is information regarding differential diagnoses for ODD and CD, cultural implications, and general considerations to keep in mind when working with children that have either disorder....   [tags: diagnosis, treatment, child behavior]
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Dress and Fashion - Dress and fashion can be used not only to symbolize culture, religion or spirituality, but it can also be used as a tool of oppression as well as liberation. For many people, dress is an expression of personality, faith, choice and identity. It can also deeply affect one’s spiritual self and help connect the wearer to her inward self. Marco Pallis describes the significance and meaningfulness between dress and spiritual identity and how, according to him, clothing ranks among the most important but least analyzed sites of colonization....   [tags: Psychology, Expressions and Thoughts] 1762 words
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Dress For Success - What is the intention of Tyler Perry in his portrayal of Madea in his highly successful movies series. Equally, what are movie producers and executives attempting to illustrate to audiences about black men dressed as women. Of greater importance, what is James McBride trying to convey to readers about black men, their masculinity, and their identity in the context of their role in modern society. Black masculinity seems to be an important theme in many artistic and literary works to date. This fact dates back to colonial obsession with everything black especially skin pigmentation and sexuality....   [tags: masculinity, black, actors] 695 words
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Student Dress Codes are Useful - Dress code is a matter that is always being discussed and talked about. The Berean Academy handbook states “the dress must be honoring to God, be appropriate for the occasion, and be neat and clean,” (16.0). Some people like dress codes while others despise them. There are both pros and cons to having a dress code; however the pros outweigh the cons by a large margin. It is essential to dress modestly, dress sharply, and dress for success. Students that do not have a dress code tend to wear what they wish and often they do not care if it is immodest....   [tags: argument, Education] 687 words
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Dress Codes In the School System - Dress codes have long been the subject of debate in our educational institutions for many years. Administrators have struggled to find effective ways to deal with discipline problems. The introduction of dress codes has been a common intervention in our educational system to help decrease the number of disciplinary issues that are dealt with on a daily basis. Topics such as gang activity, bullying, increasing violence and Freedom of Expression have been thrown into the discussion, causing controversy in our communities....   [tags: Education]
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The Wretched Violators of Dress Codes - Dante the poet based his punishments on his medieval mindset. He believes that one should follow the standards and norms set by the authority unless the authority is corrupt. Violating the standards is a sin because it engenders chaos. Dante believes that certain sins deserve harsher punishments. One way Dante determines the degree of punishment is by comparing how much chaos the person created to that of other sinners. A person who is more sinful and creates more chaos is punished more brutally than those who committed minor sins....   [tags: Dante Alligheri, Mohammad, Divine Comedy] 766 words
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The Issues of Dress Codes in Schools - Most schools today, having a rule that students must wear uniform. In certain schools, uniform liability has become part of school discipline and strictly implemented, ranging from the provision of forms, materials, attributes wears, even including how to purchase. Just as events in several countries, the provision of school uniform presence is always inviting pros and cons. On the one hand, there are agreed and on the other hand, are not a few who saw no need for school uniforms, of course, with their respective arguments....   [tags: uniforms, policy, inappropriate dressing]
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Dress Code in High School - ... The dress code is believed to create a similar and simpler environment so that everyone is considered equal. In 1987, Cherry Hill Elementary in Baltimore, Maryland implemented the first uniform system to combat bullying. A case study on the effects of adopting school uniforms in Long Beach, CA, appearing in Psychology Today in September, 1999, found: “schools suspensions dropped by 90% and reported bullying went down 78%”. Other research results revealed that 68% of the parents believed the uniform policy improved overall academic performance....   [tags: pros and cons in public education] 562 words
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The Benefits of a Student Dress Code - School Uniform. All around the world, many schools ranging from elementary to high school enforce a dress code for the students. Many people everywhere, including parents and the students, disapprove of the use of uniforms for a number of reasons. At the same time, many school officials will argue of the improvements in education and performances brought in from the schools due to implementing school uniforms. Even though many students dislike the idea of having to wear only certain approved clothing every day, supporters of uniforms hold value in the improvements uniforms brings into education; ultimately, varying opinions about school uniforms deserve to be respected....   [tags: school uniforms]
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The Dress Lodger, by Sheri Holman - The Dress Lodger, by Sheri Holman, is a novel that express the connection between poverty and illness, and how poverty and illness impacted a 15 years old girl named Gustine and her fragile baby boy. Holman attempts to use different writing styles into developing the novel based on poverty and illness in the old periods of time. As Holman started to do that through out the novel, it allowed me as a reader to see the different writing style that would impact the way of me responding to the novel itself....   [tags: writing style, "the eye"]
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Heald College Dress Code - Heald College Dress Code Heald dress code policy is professional attire as the students all know. The dress code can be very hard at times to obey by for some students. Students can also say it is unreasonable for such structure in an a college atmosphere.With this being said , Heald College should make a compromise with the students by changing some of the rules to better suit students life styles and needs. A change for the dress code would greatly improve some of its student’s lives. If there is no change made to the student dress code, than the school must enforce every rule of the dress conduct to every student and staff member....   [tags: Higher Education]
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The Dress Code Fix - Can a Dress Code Fix It Dress codes regulate what can be worn in certain places, such as schools and facilities. These codes are controversial where ever they are enforced. People tend to think that the government does not have the power to tell them they cannot wear certain articles of clothing and the fact that some schools do it can throw people into a fit. Some people believe that dress codes stifle personal expression, that a dress code is the same thing as a uniform. Many people do not remember that individualism goes beyond clothes, and that a dress code will help kids to be more than the clothes they have or do not have....   [tags: Fashion]
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Dress Codes in Schools - Many schools set certain dress codes for the students attending that school. Sometimes these dress codes stretch as far as district-wide. I know that at my school, it’s as though they want you to dress like the modern 1920s woman, or a well-covered man. Nevertheless, students still get away with showing off a good three-fourths of their thighs and midriff section, or egotistic “muscle-shirts.” Some people would argue that it takes away students First Amendment by enacting a dress code, but honestly, why do you need to show off large amounts of flesh at school, where you are there to learn....   [tags: learning environments, student safety] 592 words
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Chanel's Little Black Dress - Many people would argue that Coco Chanel was one of the most influential designers of her time, let alone ever. Many designers use her designs as inspiration and many of their strategies echo hers. The reason she was so successful was due to her ambition, determination and a striving need for fame and because of this her designs are considered to be the epitome of the 20's style because her work was so fresh, chic, and modern. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was born on the 19th of August 1883. She was a French fashion designer whose modernist philosophy, pursuit of expensive simplicity and menswear-inspired fashions made her one of the most influential designers ever....   [tags: Fashion] 584 words
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Your Mother's Wedding Dress - ... People were eloping left, right and centre. Your best friend died. You have had far too many close shaves between the two of you. That’s when you knew there would be no other answer to his question. As you sat by his bed, grasped his hand, praying the heavens would not take him from you. And if they knew of this event, he would become a more desirable target than he already was. It’s near a sickening thought. A panic swells inside of you. This was no way to start a marriage. What would become of a partnership built on lies....   [tags: personal narrative] 965 words
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Dress Codes - Every weekday morning during the school year, I wake up in order to get ready for school. I eat breakfast, board the bus, and hope my day will be a good one. Once I exit the bus and enter the school, I am unpleasantly greeted by girls hanging out of their shirts along with boys' behinds falling out of their pants. Immediately, my hopefulness evaporates and is replaced with disgust. As I get past those crude sights, I witness a fight due to one student bullying another based on the unfashionable and plain clothes he wears....   [tags: Education, School Uniforms] 2018 words
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Dress Designs - These designs all have a bodice, a skirts with flounces, the aspects which are adjusted are the innovative techniques for the bodice and the middle skirt panel and back. Design features that do not change throughout the design are the line and direction of the skirt, the hem of the flounces is wavy as they represent the flow of the water. The use of line in the bodice gives the optical illusion that the wear has a curvy body emphasizing the feminine curves. And with the skirt and wave of the flounces this emphasizes the small waist....   [tags: Fashion] 990 words
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Little Black Dress - The Little Black Dress first made its appearance in May 1926 in an American issue of Vogue. It was a small pen and ink sketch of the calf length silk dress by Gabrielle ‘CoCo’ Chanel. Vogue compared the dress to Ford’s shiny new black motor car, both sleek, stylish and available to the masses. The dress suddenly caused uproar in the fashion industry as the colour black was previously associated with servants or morning. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. (Gabrielle ‘CoCo’ Chanel) To her modesty was the chicest way of proclaiming one’s superiority....   [tags: Vogue, Chanel, fashion industry, Givenchy, YSL]
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School Dress Codes: Good or Restraining? - ... States do not have to pass laws allowing schools to require uniforms, however states that do must be sure that they are not in violation of the first amendment. Because the first amendment does not allow congress to make any laws that in any way suppress our freedom of speech there is no federal law allowing schools to require uniform policies (Wilson, 1998). The main argument for allowing uniforms in school is that it is less distracting to the students and provides a more academic setting for the students to learn and focus on their education....   [tags: to improve academic achievements, reduce violence]
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What Blue Dress? - Who knew a blue dress from The Gap could cause so much of a dilemma (“Lewinsky” 1-4). Not everyone has a blue dress hidden away from the world. Nevertheless, we all have mistakes we are ashamed of, actions we regret or know were wrong. Occasionally, when bad judgement is used, shunning happens. Shunning is when society looks down on a person because they think that person made a poor decision. People are shunned for numerous reasons; murder, lying, infidelity, etc. In the early 1960’s, President John F....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Debate ofver the Dress Code of Students - Schools have recently found themselves in a debate over the dress code of students. Every year there are more and more schools requiring that their students wear a uniform instead of regular clothing. School officials are finding that allowing students to wear what they want is causing distractions as well as conflict. In addition to educators concerns some parents are finding that the cost of back to school clothing is becoming too expensive. All schools should require students to wear a uniform because they are less expensive and cause less conflict and distraction among students....   [tags: argumentative essay] 883 words
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School Uniform: Improving the Dress Code - Every year parents, students and teachers argue about the issue of applying school uniform, and if it is going to be put into effect or not. Each year, school dress code is being pushed away. Year after year, to help stop violent behavior and encourage order in schools, dress codes are applied. Does the fact of students having to wear a certain dress code reduce the violent behavior and encourage order in schools. (“The Controversial School Uniforms and School Dress Code Debate”, 2008). Research shows, that dress code policies may increase the chance of a child safety in school by a very low percentage, but that still affects the child in a positive way (“Do uniforms make schools better?”, 2...   [tags: violent, behavior, order, safety, learn]
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Should Dress Codes be Allowed in Schools - School dress codes across the nation are becoming ridiculous and students are being reprimanded for no reason at all. School dress codes have always been active throughout every school system but lately, these rules are being taken too far. These students don’t deserve to be punished for wearing clothes that express their personality. Every school year begins with the same thing; students are issued the dress code policy. Dress code policies include rules about what type of clothes, jewelry, hair styles, and anything else that can be placed on one’s body....   [tags: suspension, school policy, patients]
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Should Schools Enforce the Dress Code? - No matter what state you live in virtually everywhere schools have a uniform or dress code policy. In the last few years the percentage of schools requiring a uniform has gone up almost ten percent, making the total of public and private schools with a uniform policy at about 23 percent. But the real question is how many schools really enforce it. What do students and parents think of it. At Joy Christian School the dress code in the last year has dramatically changed, getting more and more lenient as the years go by because of students refusing to follow it....   [tags: uniform, polic, students, parents, code] 601 words
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Dress Code Implementation Into the NBA - Dress Code Implementation Into the NBA The controversial issue as of late is whether or not a dress code should be implemented into the NBA. These athletes are being paid millions of dollars a year and serve as role models to children all over the world. For these reasons it is essential that a dress code be implemented into the NBA. Last year during the Olympics, at one of Belgrade’s finest restaurants, Allen Iverson, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and many other U.S....   [tags: Papers] 1592 words
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Enforcing the Dress Code Policy in Lima City Schools - AHHH Dress Code. It was official in 2005; the Lima City Schools board of education adopted a new dress code policy. This policy would be used to crack down on the unruly students who refused to follow the already lenient rules. “With a stricter dress code, students will focus more on school than looking at other students, said Suzanne Helm, a Victoria resident.” (Cavazos, 1). Lima City School District, like the Victoria school district located in Texas, spent many hours designing the new dress code policy....   [tags: Education]
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Dress Codes in School can Decrease Bullying - The Effect of Dress Code in Schools Dress code is put into place to keep students from being bullied for how they dress and how some people may treat them different depending on what they wear. There is a lot of evidence that show students losing time in the class room because they are too worried about there personal apparel. David Brunsma, a sociologist who wrote Uniforms in Public Schools: A Decade of Research and Debate in 2005, says, “Dress codes and school uniforms increase school safety by eliminating gang-related clothing and helping aid in the recognition of nonstudents on campus....   [tags: Cause and Effect essays, ] 820 words
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Arguments for School Dress Codes - Ensuing President Bill Clinton's State of the Union address in January of 1996, more and more public schools are implementing dress codes and uniform policies in their schools. As a result, there has been an increase in legal controversies dealing with the issue. The reason that dress codes are not conclusively enforced is due to the application of the First Amendment to juveniles in the public school setting. The First Amendment states that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redr...   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive] 810 words
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The Wedding Dress - Original Writing - The Wedding Dress - Original Writing Izzy angrily strutted down the steps in front of college, her sketchbook clasped to her chest acting like a barrier to the rest of the world. "Stupid, freaking assignment" she muttered and shook her dreadlocks in disbelief. The metal segs in her doc martins made a satisfying sound as she stomped onto the pavement and headed back to her flat. The wind was strong against her small frame and blew her baggy, ripped jeans about her legs. The struggle against the elements served to fuel her bad temper further but she determinedly carried on home....   [tags: Papers] 2024 words
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Dress Code for Expats Who Visit Qatar - Last weekend, one of the girls was spending her day with friends in the Village of Katara Heritage where most of people spend their days. Katara Village organizes many events from different cultures in the world. Most expats prefer to go to Katara to watch and enjoy their county shows. When the girl was spending the day in the Katara between the thousands of expats, she saw some of the expats who were wearing inappropriate clothing. She walked slowly, and spoke to them in quiet and nicely. The girl told them about Islam, and how their clothing is improper to wear in public....   [tags: traditions, customs, teachings, harassment] 551 words
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DRESS: Drug Reaction With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms - ... Their studies of case reports also have shown relapses of DRESS after the withdrawal of systemic steroids. This evidence provides more support for the use of systemic corticosteroids in the treatment of DRESS. However, a potential risk factor of using systemic corticosteroids is viral reactivation (HHV-6) and steroid dependency. Viral reactivation may be important because one theory suggests that lymphocyte sensitivity to drug metabolites is much higher during viral activation. In one prospective single center study, ten patients with confirmed DRESS were treated with pulsed IV-methylprednisone, followed by a short course of oral prednisone....   [tags: medications, systemic corticosteroids] 667 words
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A Fight Aganist Public Schools Strict Dress Codes - ... Unfortunately, one of Elizabeth Forward’s more strict policies prohibits students from wearing tank tops; students must wear some type of sweater that covers their shoulders if they desire to wear a tank top to school. Over the years there has been confusion over what violates the dress code – some teachers would say that students could wear a tank top if the he or she could fit three fingers in the width of the strap, while other teachers would say that any type of tank top, regardless of the width of the strap, was prohibited....   [tags: uniforms, temperature, trends, hypocrisy] 920 words
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Analysis of Article Dress Code Rules in Jamaica - ... The area under discussion of this article is of major concern to teachers and prospective teachers in Jamaica, since they are the culprits of the action. The Jamaica Teacher’s Association (JTA) set standards of conduct for teachers in Jamaica the promotion of high professional, ethical and moral standards among teachers. And one rule under the Code of Ethics, states that teachers should be properly attired. From my stand point, I believe that the actions taken by the Ministry of Education is rational, especially, because there is evidences to show, where teachers have been sexually assaulted, verbally by students due to lack of professional dressing....   [tags: ethics, teacher, student, action, education] 603 words
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Dress Codes and School Uniforms - Dress Codes and School Uniforms The ringing of the alarm clock that is placed conveniently beside your bed wakes you. The sound startles your brain into getting out of your warm, cozy bed. It is time to go to school. You must wake up now in order to make it on time. If you are late again, your teacher will probably give you that nasty look of dismissal. What are you going to wear. Is this a dilemma you face each morning. Do you have trouble wanting to get out of your bed, and then you are faced with the troubling question of what cool, clean, unwrinkled outfit you should wear that day....   [tags: Education Clothing Essays]
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Bound Feet and Western Dress by Pang-Mei Chang - Strength in Numbers A need for both socialization and a sense of identity forge tight community bonds that many maintain throughout their life. Their life may center on religion, race, or even the socioeconomic class to which they belong. Communities reflect these aspects by grouping together individuals in similar situations and beliefs. Pang-Mei Natasha Chang’s Bound Feet & Western Dress expresses the importance of tradition and culture in community identification by detailing the life of the conventional Chang Yu-i and her relationship with a westernized Hsü Chih-mo....   [tags: community identification, mentally ill]
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The Removal of Books from Schools and Dress Codes - People are allowed to dress however they want but when they are in school there are certain restrictions and guidelines so that the students won’t get distracted by what someone else is wearing. On court case is Briana Stephenson v. Davenport. In the eighth grade, Briana Stephenson got a tattoo of a cross between her thumb and index finger. The tattoo had gone unnoticed for three years until Briana was in the tenth grade and gang activity was increasing. A school consular had noticed the tattoo and reported it to the principal thinking it was a gang symbol....   [tags: tatoos, uniforms, restrictions] 539 words
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"Perfect Dress" by Marisa de los Santos - Perfect: adj. \ˈpər-fikt\ 1. Entirely without any flaws, defects, or shortcomings, is the first definition you find on dictionary.com for the word (perfect). Is this actually possible to attain. Has anyone actually ever been perfect. Or is it all in the eye of the beholder. These questions are asked by almost every girl, as we dream to one day reach the unattainable. This is especially true at the tender age of fifteen, where nothing seems to be going right with our bodies and everything is changing in us....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Bound Feet And Western Dress - Traditions in Chinese culture are long-rooted and are taken very seriously from generation to generation. However, there must always be room for modern change in order for society to grow and strive across the globe. In Bound Feet and Western Dress the conflict between Chinese traditions and modern change arises. With this conflict it is important to discuss the different meanings of liberation for men and women and they way in which Chang Yu-I was able to obtain liberation throughout her life. Liberation in China means two different things for a man and a woman because of the gender differences that are prevalent....   [tags: China Traditions Modernization] 904 words
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Despite the Trends in Fashion, Teenagers Should Dress Appropriately - Fashion is in demand for all walks of life, young and old, male or female, and rich or poor. Fashion is a way to express one’s self and also a way of showing off. Fashion is being who you are. For most teens, image is important. Despite the provocativeness of much of today's fashion, it is possible for teen's to dress appropriately while keeping up with the latest trends. In 1970's the latest fashion trends included, disco look, tie dye shirt, and fringe. The Disco look was one of the fashion styles in 1970’s because of the disco music station was introduced on New York radio....   [tags: self-image, self-expression] 2146 words
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High School Dress Code - As a teenager, clothing is a very large role in your life. After all, your style portrays your personality and the crowd that you hang out with. Most teens spend nearly all of their income on buying the next fashion. But today, teens have to second think their purchases for they may not be able to wear them at their school. Public schools have begun to crack down on the dress code, causing high school students to have to ditch half their wardrobe. The public school dress code is questionable in that is the wardrobe of students really affecting the way they learn and act, and are some of the codes really necessary....   [tags: teenagers clothing and fashion] 625 words
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Dress Codes in Schools - The dress code, an essential tool for preventing people from offending others both intentionally and unintentionally. School, a place of education. Education of necessary subjects for becoming a good citizen. Not education of outfits that show more than they hide. No matter what people say, school is NOT a fashion show. Freedom of Expression, a true right that’s true meaning is being demolished. The school must have control over the dress code and enforce it. If the school couldn’t control what people wear, just think what there control over the people would be....   [tags: essays research papers] 506 words
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