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Benjamin Barber and Liberalism - In the article Liberal Democracy and the Costs of Consent, Benjamin Barber sufficiently analyzes many liberal thinkers foundations. Barber indicates how vulnerable the classical sense of liberalism is to “modernity’s most devastating political pathology: deracination” (p. 56). Barber additionally recognizes the disadvantages that liberalism has developed since it evolved as a political ideology. Barber effectively expresses at the outset of liberal's ideal development of governing authority, furthermore dismantles the concept of consent becoming the most crucial, restrictive and stabilizing component to the liberal ideology....   [tags: Politics, Liberal Democracy, Barber]
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Benjamin Barber's Jihad Vs Mcworld - In Jihad vs. McWorld, Benjamin Barber puts forth two opposing extremes of ideology, Jihad and McWorld. Jihad consists of religious fundamentalists trying to force their views onto all others. On the other end of the spectrum is McWorld based on capitalistic principals. Each of these ideologies challenge the way of democracy. In their differences they are similar. McWorld tries to sell products; Jihad tries to sell their beliefs and ideas. Part 1 of Jihad vs. McWorld introduces McWorld, its way of thinking and affect on democracy....   [tags: Barber Ideology Capitalism Islam] 983 words
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Death Of Celilo Falls by Katrine Barber - The purpose of this essay is to examine and analyze Katrine Barber's book, "Death of Celilo Falls". In this book, Barber successfully seeks to tell the story of a momentous event in the history of the West, the building of the Dalles Dam in 1957. Celilo Falls was part of a nine-mile area of the Long Narrows on the Columbia River. Despite the fact that the Celilo Village still survives to this day in the state of Oregon (it is the state's oldest continuously inhabited town), the assembly of The Dalles Dam in 1957 changed the way of life for the surrounding areas forever....   [tags: Katrine Barber Celilo Falls Book Review] 1545 words
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Cookinging with Soul: Terri Barber - Meet Terri Barber, a 20 year old culinary arts student at Gateway Technical College. Terri comes from quite a large family. Which is why she chose Gateway. “Gateway was perfect for me, because I’m a scaredy-cat and don’t wanna be far way my family.” Terri said though most of her siblings are now spread across Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana, she likes to be in Racine to stay close to her mother Leewauna and her grandmother Joan. Terri graduated from Case High School where she was in choir. Terri loves almost all kinds of music, she even like country music....   [tags: Gateway technical college, career choices] 580 words
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Malcolm Barber - The Christians were fortunate individuals in the Middle Ages; Christendom received its own religious military order to protect many Christians who undertook pilgrimages to Jerusalem after it (Jerusalem) had been overrun (5). This Western order endorsed and sanctioned by the Pope; and the papacy in general, was known as the Knights Templar. One of the Templars missions was to predominantly fight against the Moslems. The Moslems had been perceived as a polytheistic religion, that encompassed the worshipping of evil pagan Gods and a religion that encouraged illicit acts....   [tags: Religion, The Templars] 2722 words
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Zinsser and Barber on College Pressures - Zinsser and Barber on College Pressures In their texts Both Zinsser and Barber are questioning the conventional assumptions that college is the main passage into a financial and social accomplishment. To achieve these goals students are often faced with unnecessary pressures. Their purpose or reason for challenging such assumptions is to make the readers become aware of the conventional notions, and possibly direct them out of their trapped positions to make their own choices. As today's students will be the potential future leaders and make-up of the society, there is a high stake....   [tags: Papers] 329 words
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Interview with a Barber Shop Owner - Have you ever wonder what it is like to be the owner of a barbershop. Well Raymond Jackson, owner and operator of Your Barbershop, is the one you should learn from. Not only do you get to work for yourself in this recession-resistant growth industry, you get to revive an American tradition while serving upscale clientele with your staff of professionally-trained employees, all with the support of the latest technology, proven operating philosophy, and an experienced management team at your disposal....   [tags: Business Management Interview] 1803 words
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The Charlie Barber Treatment - - A Character Study of Charlotte Barber The novel 'The Charlie Barber Treatment'; is written by Carole Lloyd. It is about a boy called Simon whose mother dies unexpectedly. He is very upset and unable to get over his mum. When he meets Charlie Barber she really cheers him up. Charlie has a big effect on Simon. Charlie is a sixteen-year-old girl who is staying with her Gran for the week. We first meet Charlotte when Simon bumps into her outside the local newsagents in his small town. Charlie asks Simon directions to somewhere she can walk her Gran's dog....   [tags: essays research papers] 443 words
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Pachelbel's Canon in D and Barber's Adagio for Strings - The two pieces chosen for this paper are particularly famous and are recognizable audibly, if not by name, by the majority of western populations. Pachelbel’s Canon in D was virtually forgotten from the 1700’s until it was rediscovered in 1919 by Gustav Beckmann. It gradually gained publicity, and burst into the popular culture after being used as the score for a movie, it is now by far the most famous canon and of the most well known pieces of baroque music. The canon is a musical form popular in the Baroque period and is characterized by imitative counterpoint in which multiple voices, in this case violins, play the same piece of music but start at different times and in different keys....   [tags: Music]
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Samuel Barber - Samuel Barber Samuel Barber's music, wonderfully crafted and built on romantic structures and sensibilities, is at once lyrical, rhythmically complex and also harmonically rich. Samuel Barber born, March 9, 1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He wrote his first piece at age seven and attempted his first opera at age ten. At the age of fourteen he entered the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he studied voice, piano and composition. Later he studied conducting with Fritz Reiner....   [tags: Papers] 505 words
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A Presidental Character by James David Barber - AP Government and Politics In the book The Presidential Character, by James David Barber, Barber talks about the different personalities of previous presidents and how their personalities had a negative or positive influence on their election and term as president. A person's character shows a lot about who they are as a person. " Character is the way the President orients himself toward life - not for the moment, but enduringly. Character is a person's stance as he confronts experience. And at the core of character, a man confronts himself (Barber 8)....   [tags: Political Science] 1232 words
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The Kinght And Chivalry According To William Barber - Richard Barber first published The Knight and Chivalry in 1970. At the time, not a whole lot had been written on the subject of chivalry. Thus, Barber can be viewed is sort of an original scholarly writer on this subject matter. His work is extensive. In this particular book he covers the following concepts: the transition of the Knight from mounted warrior, chivalry and literature, chivalry in the field, chivalry in religion, and finally, chivalry in the state. All five parts present pages of rich text....   [tags: essays research papers] 1187 words
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Leo’s Barber Shop - Leo’s Barber Shop As the glass door opens, the din from Second Street fades from your ears. The clean crisp cut of scissors, the flick of combs through wet hair, the buzz of electric clipping shears, and the occasional blast of air from a blow dryer captivate your sense of sound. Joe, a large, bald man, wearing an aqua T-shirt and blue jeans tied up with an old brown leather belt, gives his customary greeting, “Howdy there,” to a man who has just entered. The sign above Joe’s mirror reads: “Hair cuts—ten dollars, Seniors—eight dollars.” It is Saturday morning, and at Leo’s Barber Shop business is brisk....   [tags: Observation Essays] 2349 words
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Terrorism - Barber's Jihad vs. McWorld - Barber's Jihad vs. McWorld The entire history of humankind has been filled with rapid change. On the timetable that began with the creation of the earth and is still continuing today, humans have rose to domination very quickly. A greater intelligence quickly led to improved survival techniques, which led to an exponentially increasing population. More people led to a need for more space which, combined with increasing technology, led to expansion around the globe and the colonization of newly discovered regions, sometimes at the expense of other humans....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1138 words
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Article Analysis: The Educated Student: Global Citizen or Global Consumer by Benjamin Barber - ... The importance of knowledge of government was not underestimated. He described the tuning point in education as the industrial revolution. Barber says “We have watch this commercialization and privatization, a distortion of the education mission and its content, going to the heart of our schools themselves.” (417). He is arguing that devices and television programs have become diluted with advertisements and that, with programs like Channel One, they have begun to affect education in schools....   [tags: knowledgeable, educated and wise] 1368 words
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A Short Story About an Evil Barber in Ring Lardner's Haircut - ... In one of whitey’s stories about Jim, he mentions how Jim once said “that lots of people had tried to make a monkey out of him, but he always got even.” which explains some of Jim’s reactions to some things. For example when his wife went to one of Jim’s jobs and asks for his wages, Jim later finds out and decides to make a fool of his whole family, by asking for his wages in advance and taking it too far by promising the family a day at the circus, but instead of buying tickets he just leaves his family standing in front of the circus with no money or a way in....   [tags: joke, rape, selfish]
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Allie’s Basketball Dream - Allie’s Basketball Dream Just by looking at the cover of the story “Allie’s Basketball Dream” by Barbara Barber I could already tell that the story itself seems to be an ideology. The ideology is not hard to figure out; even the name of the story gives it away. Most girls dream of being a ballerina, a princess, or even a vet but with Allie’s case she wants to be professional basketball player. When I first picked up this book, the name of the book intrigued me to want to read it because I never would have guessed a girls dream would be to be a professional basketball player....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Barbara Barber] 2261 words
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The United States Hair Care Services - Industry Analysis and Trends Size and Growth The United States hair care services industry includes about 86,000 establishments (82,000 beauty salons; 4,000 barber shops) with combined annual revenue of about $20 billion. Demand is driven by demographics and population growth and small companies can compete against larger companies through technical excellence and location. Revenue growth is expected to continue on a growth pattern with an average annual rate of 3.3% to $49.3 billion by 2017. This figure is based on an increase per capita of disposable income and declining unemployment at the end of the five-year period....   [tags: beauty salons, barber shops, regulation]
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George Barker's Life and Accomplishments - George Barker was a famous England poet. A quote from one of his poems says it best. “She is a procession no one can follow after” is taken from “A Sonnet to My Mother.” This quote refers to how special George’s mother was to him as his poetry was to the England. George’s poetry was important to the world (Barker 2006). George Barker’s early life began in England. Barker was born on February 26, 1913. He was born in Essex, England. His mother was Irish, and his dad was English. George and his parents were poor and lived in an area of west London....   [tags: english literature, george barker, poetry]
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The Good Ole Days When Barbers were also Surgeons - The Good Ole Days When Barbers were also Surgeons The word barber is derived from the Latin word barba, meaning beard.2 As a profession, barbering was introduced in Rome in 296 B.C. The barbers of the early days were also surgeons and dentists, and in both Egypt and Greece, barbers attained prosperity and respect. Statesmen, poets, and philosophers who came to have their hair cut or their beards trimmed frequented the shops. They also came to discuss the news of the day because the barbershops of the ancient world were the headquarters of social, political, and sporting news....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 538 words
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Courage in Pat Barker's Regeneration - Courage in Pat Barker's Regeneration During the Vietnam War, many Americans decided to choose conscientious objector status and serve the war effort in non-combative ways; others moved to Canada, leaving their families, their communities, and their nation because of strong political convictions. While some said these people were cowards and a disgrace to their families and their nation, others argued that those had just as much courage as the men on the front lines. Although moving to Canada was far less difficult than being sent to Vietnam, these Draft Dodgers proved they had courage to stand up for what they believed in....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Imagination in Pat Barker's Regeneration - Imagination in Pat Barker's Regeneration It is through the imagination that we have the power to create and destroy. This theme holds true throughout Pat Barker's Regeneration and for the many characters in this novel who experience both the awful and inspired effects of the imagination. Pat Barker draws on many resources to support this claim, including the Book of Genesis, from which she cites the quotation "The imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth," spoken by the character David Burns on page 183 of this novel....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Religion in Pat Barker's Regeneration - Religion in Pat Barker's Regeneration In Pat Barker's novel Regeneration, one of the main characters, Dr. Rivers, is presented with a patient who is not mentally ill at all, but very sane. In trying to "heal" this patient, Rivers begins to have an internal conflict about the job he is doing and the job he should be doing. He is fighting with himself until on page 149, he is in a church where they are singing a very popular hymn, "God Moves in a Mysterious Way." At this point, Rivers is able to begin resolving his conflict....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Regeneration by Pat Barker - Regeneration by Pat Barker The war in 'Regeneration' is explored 'back home'. Rather than portraying the war in terms of fighting on the frontline in the battlefields of France, Barker demonstrates the effects on the soldiers 'back home', both physically and mentally. The soldiers are those who have been injured, shell-shocked, or had a breakdown and are being treated with the intention of sending those who are able, back to France or at least resuming some kind of war duties. The war is explored, essentially in terms of the psychological effects of those who fought it....   [tags: Regeneration Pat Barker Essays] 1712 words
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Heritage and Identity in Pat Barker's Regeneration - The presence of Jews in England has been a source of controversy for many reasons. On page 35 of Pat Barker's historical novel Regeneration, Siegfried Sassoon reveals the nature of his relationship with his father, who left home when he was five, and gives an account of his Jewish history. Though he hadn't been raised Jewish and apparently had no association with his Jewish relatives, Sassoon was subjected to the discrimination that was often seen in England before and during WWI. Through Sassoon's Jewish heritage and the other characters relation to the past, Barker exposes the need of mankind to identify with the past in order to come to terms with the present....   [tags: Pat Barker, Regeneration Essays]
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Aborted Aspirations in Pat Barker's Regeneration - Aborted Aspirations in Pat Barker's Regeneration Pat Barker's riveting World War I novel Regeneration brilliantly exemplifies the effectiveness of fiction united with historical facts. While men aspired to gain glory from war and become heroes, Regeneration poignantly points out that not all of war was glorious. Rather, young soldiers found their aspirations prematurely aborted due to their bitter war experiences. The horrible mental and physical sicknesses, which plagued a number of soldiers, caused many men to withdraw from the battlefield....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Pat Barker's Regeneration - Pat Barker's Regeneration Pat Barker's Regeneration focuses on the troubled soldiers' mental status during World War One. Barker introduces the feelings soldiers had about the war and military's involvement with the war effort. While Regeneration mainly looks at the male perspective, Barker includes a small but important female presence. While Second Lieutenant Billy Prior breaks away from Craiglockhart War Hospital for an evening, he finds women at a cafe in the Edinburgh district (Barker 86)....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays] 1100 words
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Pat Barker's Regeneration - Pat Barker's Regeneration As Pat Barker’s ‘Regeneration’ is set in a mental hospital during World War I many aspects of the novel evaluate and discuss the psychological effects that the War has had on the patients. The novel explores the internal struggles of WWI soldiers and their attempts to overcome the trauma of war experiences. In ‘Strange Meeting’ a different approach to the war is addressed with much of the novel being set in the trenches and at the front line. The novel closely examines the relationship between two soldiers Barton and Hilliard and the extent of change caused by the war is a prominent theme throughout, showing clearly the emotional and physical changes the war has c...   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays] 2537 words
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Pat Barker's Regeneration - Pat Barker's Regeneration In her novel Regeneration, Pat Barker uses character development to emphasize the various themes in the novel. Pat Barker includes Robert Graves, a well known poet and writer, as a secondary character in a fictional setting. We are first introduced to Robert Graves on page five, where he meets with a very good friend Siegfried Sassoon in the lounge of the Exchange Hotel. During their conversation, they express, through their actions and language, a deep love for one another....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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The Depolarization and Realization of Rivers and Yealland in Chapter 22 of Regeneration by Pat Barker - ... Was Yealland’s treatment successful, or will it eventually do more harm than good. Rivers seems to think that rather than healing Callan, Yealland was silencing him: “Rivers had felt that he was witnessing the silencing of a human being” (Barker 238). The overwhelming control that Yealland directs toward his patients does not ultimately help them. Instead Yealland’s treatments serve as temporary cures that justify sending the patients back into battle. Rivers realizes that he also has a significant amount of influence on his own patients through a dream that he has that night after witnessing Dr....   [tags: chapter 22 novel Regeneration by Pat Barker] 1178 words
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Pat Barker's Regeneration - In Pat Barker's novel Regeneration, there is little doubt that the cult of Oscar Wilde had taken hold already in the first decades of the twentieth century. In Oscar Wilde's Last Stand, Philip Hoarer informs us that by associating with Robert Ross, Wilfred Owen "was allying himself with the cult of Oscar Wilde: hero, mentor and martyr to an entire culture" (Hoarer 15). In some manner, the unraveling of this statement is what makes the references to Wilde so important in Barker's novel. Barker makes three references to Oscar Wilde on pages 54, 124, and 143....   [tags: Pat Barker, Regeneration Essays]
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What´s a Barter Practice? - ... This type of trade initiated at early ages of mankind and is yet being practiced nowadays. Between the years of 9,000-6,000 B.C., livestock were usually used as valuable exchange items [1]. As time passed and agriculture developed, crops were introduced as new barter items. Gradually and due to developing new ways to pay for goods and services like gold coins and silver money, the practice of barter decreased between peoples. The Great Depression incident that happened in the 1930s lead to lack of money which resulted in making bartering more popular during that time [1]....   [tags: money, exchange, goods and services] 1028 words
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Importance of Shell Shock in Pat Barker's Regeneration - Importance of Shell Shock in Pat Barker's Regeneration Pat Barker's Regeneration contains references to people, places, and cultural elements of particular significance to her themes as well as to the study of the First World War. One cultural reference, that of shell shock, is made early in the novel. On page four, Dr. William Rivers learns that Siegfried Sassoon is being sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital with a case of shell shock. To prevent shell shock from crippling the patients, Craiglockhart emphasizes the value of therapy, a theme in the novel, as a way to fight back against the mental battles....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Journal: A Dog and a Barbed Wire - Awaken by the hot breath of decaying sausages; I look up to find a panting dog, its drool patting my face, as if it were consoling me. With the realization of a dog resting on me sinking in, I jumped against the tree for support, resulting with sudden recoil on the dog’s part. It scattered away, the claws scratching the lonely surface of the earth with each tread. A crazed infatuation in following that dog overcame me. Instinct won over and I had to quicken my pace to keep up. Silence, nothing was heard except for the random bullets that whipped past and died on impact....   [tags: essays research papers] 548 words
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Barbed Wire By Mary Emeny - Mary Emeny’s poem, “Barbed Wire,” depicts war as a negative force, destroying every decent aspect of human existence. Written during the Vietnam War, the work displays Emeny’s negative views on war. In one way or another everyone experiences and identifies with the presence of war. Although some wars are fought for justifiable reasons, every war tears into the lives of those undeserving. The tragic effects of war consume the innocent creating an unconquerable path of entanglement. The physical effects of war overwhelm the naïve causing pain and suffering....   [tags: essays research papers] 596 words
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Generation by Pat Barker - ... Many characters in both Regeneration and Journeys end have described WW1 and it’s problems. Prior talks about the trenches to Rivers ‘it was flooded. You stand the whole time. Most of the time in pitch darkness because the blast kept blowing the candles out. We were packed in so tight we couldn’t move.’ Pat Barker uses descriptive writing and uses this detail to describe the reader what the trenches were like. As Journey’s end is a play, Sheriff mainly focuses on dialogue and language to explore the cruel setting through the characters....   [tags: journey´s end, rain, world war I] 1215 words
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Regeneration by Pat Barker - In the novel Regeneration by Pat Barker the author captures how the denaturing effect which engulfed British society in the World War I transformed established gender roles. The demands placed on both men and women during the war were severe and almost foreign. During this first “total war” there was a seemingly drastic shift in gender roles which created friction in relations between women who had entered the workforce and men returning from the battle field. As we explore how the roles of men and women changed as society reacted to the demands of war we begin to understand why Barker’s novel effectively captures the shift in roles and the friction it created particularly through the charac...   [tags: gender roles, british society]
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Regeneration, by Pat Barker - In Regeneration, by Pat Barker, one can discover how the protagonist as well as a psychiatrist of the novel, Rivers, uses the method, “talking cure” to treat the shell-shocked soldiers only so that they can return to the front. However, Rivers’ awareness of the treatment has an impact on him through the intimate relationship Rivers have with his typical patient, Sassoon. Through the novel, the awareness of the treatment affects Rivers’ belief on the war in which the perspective changes, is explained by Sassoon’s reasons in opposing to fight in the injustice war....   [tags: Change in Perspective]
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Detrimental Effects of Open Access Policies - ... Adding the institutional response parameter (δ) to the equation has varied effects depending on the sign of the parameter. When a negative institutional response parameter (δ<0) is added, the harvest employment (F_n) increases. Figure 3 illustrates this effect, showing Hardin’s (1968) tragedy of the commons as fishermen race to fish. As the negative institutional response parameter denotes open access policies, Figure 3 is an illustration of the current situation in the Venetian lagoon. If fishermen continue to enter the industry in pursuit of high profit margins at such high rates, the stock of fish in the lagoon will fall below its minimum viable population and will collapse, unable to...   [tags: bioeconomic model used by Barbier] 3026 words
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Travis Barker is an Admirable Person - Why Travis Barker is an Admirable Person One of the people that I admire is Travis Barker. Travis Barker is a drummer in the band blink-182. Although he may be famous, he acts like a normal guy you see every day. Most people think of someone who is famous as being egotistical, stuck up and think they are better than everyone else in the world. Travis basically proves all of those opinions wrong and makes you realize that although some famous people may be that way, not everyone is....   [tags: essays research papers] 579 words
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Problems in a War Hospital in Barker’s novel, Regeneration - ... Rivers and discussions between Sarah and the other munitions girls. The issues of class in Regeneration are discussed through a discussion that Dr. Rivers and Prior have together. During a therapy session with Prior, Rivers asks Prior how he fit in with his fellow soldiers on the warfront. He responds that "It's perfectly made clear when you arrive that some people are more welcome than others. It helps if you've been to the right school. It helps if you hunt, it helps if your shirts are the right color.” (Barker, pg....   [tags: soldiers, bomb, therapy]
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Regeneration by Pat Barker - Regeneration World War I was fought on the battlegrounds of Europe. Death and dismay was strewn throughout the landscape. The major players included, but were not limited to, The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and France. Much like the Vietnam War, that would occur later on in the century, this war was one of bewilderment for most of the people involved, and not involved, for that matter. The soldiers and civilians alike were uncertain about the events leading up to this escalation of mass bloodshed....   [tags: essays research papers] 1109 words
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Bob Barker - Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to Merv Griffin’s Beverly Hills Hilton for the 10th Annual Game Show Conference. I am and today I have the luxury of introducing a legend in this field to discuss the future of the game show industry. Bob grew up on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota and lived there for most of his young adult life. When World War II intervened, he became a Navy fighter pilot, but luckily the war ended before he was assigned to a seagoing squadron. Following his discharge, Bob returned to Washington and took a job at a local radio station to help finance his studies....   [tags: Introducing a Personality] 394 words
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Pat Barker's Regeneration - Contraception is a word commonly used in society today. With hundreds of types, brands, and methods of contraception available, it is hard to imagine a world without it or one in which it was against the law. However, decades ago at the turn of the 20th century, birth control was not easy to get or looked upon as socially acceptable. It was during the First World War that society began to see the emergence of contraception and its acceptance. Readers can also see its emergence in Regeneration on page 128, as Billy Prior propositions his new love interest by stating he "always paddles with me boots on," a reference to the fact that he, as an army man, always wears contraception when having in...   [tags: Birth Control Pregnancy Essays]
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The Trauma of War Conveyed in Ninh's Short Story, A Marker on the Side of the Boat and the Film, Barbed Wire and Mandolins - War is cruel. The Vietnam War, which lasted for 21 years from 1954 to 1975, was a horrific and tragic event in human history. The Second World War was as frightening and tragic even though it lasted for only 6 years from 1939 to 1945 comparing with the longer-lasting war in Vietnam. During both wars, thousands of millions of soldiers and civilians had been killed. Especially during the Second World War, numerous innocent people were sent into concentration camps, or some places as internment camps for no specific reasons told....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movies] 1810 words
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Bitcoin as a New Exchange Medium - ... Its price bubble is one of many reasons why Bitcoin is the new trend for investing money. It is true that the price of Bitcoin is getting stable this time around. However, skyrocketed from thirteen to one thousand dollars. Obviously not a sign that it is attaining it’s stability point. With only lasting for about sixty days, it dropped again for about half of the price. After many vendors are accepting Bitcoin as a transaction method, the price goes bubble. Due to this extraordinary phenomenon, the bubble goes burst during the time when many people who have their Bitcoins exchanged them with money....   [tags: barter-based-system, money, currency] 647 words
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Behind the Barbed Wire: Auschwitz - ... What went on during the life of a prisoner at Auschwitz. Any person who was not sent straight to the gas chambers and was deemed fit to do hard labor was tattooed with a number on their left arm. They were from that point, until they died or were liberated, prisoners of the camp. (4) The prisoners were presided over by a kapo within their blocks.(6) The kapo was also a prisoner, but they were considered elites who wielded power.(6) Every day, there was a set routine. The days began early; 4:30 in the summer, and 5:30 in the winter.(7) Right away the prisoners had to attempt to relieve themselves and wash before drinking their ‘coffee’ or ‘tea’....   [tags: Jewish Holocaust, genocide]
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The History of Markets - ... In America it have been observed that more than 4500 flea markets consisted of basic necessity food items to antique items, open air market for agricultural goods and special events (Sherry,2001). 2.4.1 Global open air market An open air market is defined as an area where bartering, trading, selling of good and services takes place. It provides a platform for developing strategy for informal sector, valuable cultural interchange, and improves the urban economy. This form of trading is one of the most potential growth and development phenomenon for global economy Cross (2000)....   [tags: flea markets, barter goods, negotiations] 1176 words
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Examine and compare the ways in which Pat Barker in Regeneration and - Examine and compare the ways in which Pat Barker in Regeneration and Wilfred Owen in his poetry explore the nature of life in the trenches. Pat Barker and Wilfred Owen are both successful writers in delivering an insight into trench life from the perspective of a soldier, although in different ways. Owen, being a soldier himself, has had first hand experience of trench life and describes the pity of war, in that war is a waste of young, innocent lives, and the bitterness of the soldiers towards the people who do not have to fight....   [tags: English Literature] 1309 words
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Barbed Wire: The Danger of Playing with Dolls - Since the early nineteenth century, when the entertainment industry started to progress rapidly, there have been many toys, video games, and television shows that have had many negative effects on young children. One example of this troubling trend is the Barbie Doll. Barbie Dolls, a seemingly innocent plastic figurine, have in fact had a negative effect on young girls’ perception of themselves, their self-image, and self esteem, causing many problems for them including immodesty, eating disorders and teenage pregnancy....   [tags: Perceptions of Beauty, Barbie]
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The Horror of Pity and War in Regeneration by Pat Barker and Collective Poems of Wilfred Owen - The Horror of Pity and War in Regeneration by Pat Barker and Collective Poems of Wilfred Owen Through reading ‘Regeneration’ by Pat Barker and Wilfred Owen’s collection of poems, we see both writers present the horror and pity of World War I in an effective way. ‘Regeneration’ shows us a personal account of shell-shocked officer’s experience in the war. This links with Wilfred Owen’s poems as they too show how war affects the soldiers. Even though ‘Regeneration’ (a prose piece) and Wilfred Owen’s poems (poetry) are similar, they both present different styles as they are written at different times, a male and female perspective and in different literacy forms....   [tags: Papers] 2135 words
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Regeneration by Pat Barker - If we have to look at regeneration as healing and more specifically, the process of healing the mind, then it implies that the patient has a mentally unstable condition and has to be helped back to a normal stable mental condition. The definition of a normal stable mental condition in every human falls within the range of this person's ability to access situations rationally and objectively, parallel with a sense of responsibility and duty towards the fellow people, the law and the social standards of the place, time and condition of the society that this person is a part of....   [tags: mental state, Counter-Attack, soldier]
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My Senior Project: Barbering - ... But most importantly show the upcoming barbers what I’ve learned from the Veteran barbers so we could all succeed. I planned out to talk to some of the barbers who currently are barbers at the barbershop that I go to, First Class Barbershop located in Concord, CA. To visit local barbershops and hear from the barbers their personal opinion on how barbering has changed over the past years, then from that hopefully interview some 1 on 1 and hear their stories of how they got involved in the barbering business and also attend some barber competitions and see some of the Bay Area’s best talent battle it out for bragging rights and respect....   [tags: career choices, trades] 2031 words
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The Ghost Road by Par Barker and Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah: Viewing the Germans from the British Viewpoint during World War I in Two Novels - The criteria that needs to be considered for the winning novel, includes a wide variety of theories, debates and critical writings that together will give an informed and balanced decision. An instinctive judgment would be to view the book cover and the précis of the plot; and then from a personal perspective ask if it would be likely to entice the reader. However, this narrows ones thought process; also an instinctive judgement is based on ones past personal experience, which will ensure that each reader would then have a different view....   [tags: War Novels, British History, World War One] 3079 words
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An Unexpected Message from Our Past - "An Unexpected Message from Our Past" Who decides that being different is a trait to be looked down upon. In the late 19th century, it was the English Parliament with the passage of the Criminal Law Amendment Bill, specifically outlawing all forms of male homosexual expression. This law, combined with the already negative attitude surrounding the gay community before and after World War I, implied that homosexuality was something to be ridiculed and scorned. This trend unfortunately continues yet over a century later....   [tags: Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Attitudes Towards the War in Regeneration and All Quiet on the Western Front - "...no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both." -- Abraham Flexner "Regeneration" is an anti-war novel, reflecting the issues and the concerns in wartime Britain. "All Quiet on the Western Front" is also an influential anti-war novel and an important chronicle of World War 1. Both are historical fiction set near the end of the war, 1917-1918. The two texts explore similar themes in condemning the war. Remarque’s novel (All Quiet on the Western Front) is a profound statement against war, focusing especially on the ravaging effects of war on the humanity of soldiers....   [tags: Compare Contrast, Barker, Remarque]
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The True Story of Sweeny Todd - The True Story of Sweeney Todd Sweeney Todd was born on October 16, 1756. (Knowledge of London. 2004) The where a bout’s of where he was originally born were somewhere in the fetid East End of London but some say at 85 Brick Lane in London’s East End. Todd was the son of Elizabeth and Samuel Todd. Elizabeth Todd’s mother was a silk winder and Todd’s father Samuel was a silk weaver. His parents were in a business together but came with very little compensation. When Todd was 12 years old both of his parents died in a tragic accident that no one is quite sure of....   [tags: Biography] 1021 words
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Gender Roles and Hypnosis - "Gender Roles and Hypnosis" Pat Barker's Regeneration explores the internal struggles of WWI soldiers, and their attempts to overcome the trauma of war experiences. One way in which soldiers were treated for psychological trauma was with hypnosis. Hypnosis is introduced to the reader on page 51. In this particular scene, Billy Prior is attempting to convince Dr. Rivers of his specific need for hypnotherapy, in order to recall his repressed memories. By recovering these painful memories through hypnosis, Barker's male patients find themselves able to embrace emotions rather than repress them....   [tags: Barker Regeneration papers]
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The Standard for Insanity - "The Standard for Insanity" Since Pat Barker's Regeneration is set in a mental hospital, it seems fitting that questions about mental disease and the definition of sanity should be raised. At the very start of the book, Rivers and Bryce are discussing the case of Siegfreid Sassoon, a dissenting officer of the British army. As they discuss his diagnosis of "neurasthenia," Barker is laying the groundwork for one of Regeneration's many themes: no one is completely qualified to judge the sane from the insane, for insanity finds its way into us all....   [tags: Barker Regeneration Essays]
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Comparing the Ways Michael Herr in Dispatches and Pat Barker in Regeneration Show the Effects of War - Comparing the Ways Michael Herr in Dispatches and Pat Barker in Regeneration Show the Effects of War When comparing Michael Herr's 'Dispatches' and 'Regeneration' by Pat Barker the differences in format, style and setting are clear from the outset. However both books explore the horrifying effect of war on those directly and indirectly involved. The two authors attempt to take the reader away from objective, statistical impressions of war and closer to the real experiences of those affected....   [tags: Papers] 2873 words
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The Sniper by Liam O´Flaherty and Just Lather, That´s All by Hernando Tellez - Murder is a reprobate action that is an inevitable part of war. It forces humans into immoral acts, which can manifest in the forms such as shooting or close combat. The life of a soldier is ultimately decided from the killer, whether or not he follows through with his actions. In the short stories The Sniper by Liam O'Flaherty and Just Lather, That's All by Hernando Téllez, the killer must decide the fate of their victims under circumstantial constraints. The two story explore the difference between killing at a close proximity compared to killing at a distance, and how they affect the killer's final decision....   [tags: murder, life, death, killing, conscience] 957 words
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A compare and contrast essay on the presentation of words and silence in the novels Regeneration by Pat Barker and Strange Meeting By Susan Hill. - Barker has written Regeneration laid in England in 1917, the novel is populated by a mixture of real and imaginary people. One of the real characters is the soldier and poet, Sigfried Sassoon. We meet him after he has been awarded a medal for heroism in WWI, and has publicly denounced the war as one of aggression and conquest in defiance of military orders. Instead of having a court martial, he is sent to Craiglockhart Hospital to be treated as a \"shell shocked\" casualty by Dr. William Rivers another real character....   [tags: essays research papers] 2455 words
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Bolsheviks and Britain in World War One - "Bolsheviks and Britain in World War One" During one of the therapy and wit sessions between Rivers and Prior at Craiglockhart, we discover that class struggle is an issue plaguing Prior. Pat Barker introduces the reference to Bolsheviks on page 135 in order to have her readers strictly denounce the caste system of British society, both for the soldiers returning home, and also the women who continued to be victims of the same system in Britain during World War One. Understanding the role Bolsheviks play in affecting Britain's soldiers and citizens during World War One first requires background information on both Russian interests and Russia's relationship to Germany....   [tags: World History Regeneration Barker Essays]
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Education in America: Separate and Unequal - The greatest country in the world still has problems evenly distributing education to its youth. The articles I have read for this unit have a common theme regarding our education system. The authors illustrate to the reader about the struggles in America concerning how we obtain and education. Oppression, politics, racism, and socioeconomic status are a few examples of what is wrong with our country and its means of delivering a fair education to all Americans. Doctor Benjamin Barber’s article The Educated Student: Global Citizen or Global Consumer....   [tags: Still Separate, Still Unequal]
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Doubting Shakespeare's Authorship - Adding to the list of those assumed to be the legitimate authors of the Shakespearean works, a theory naming poet and dramatist Christopher Marlowe the writer of the plays. The coincidence regarding Marlowe's death in 1593 and the publications of Shakespeare's early works are the forefront for this argument. The Marlovian theory states that the death of Christopher Marlowe was faked, and he was the main author of the poems and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. "Around the time of Marlowe's apparent death, the name William Shakespeare appeared in print for the first time, attached to a new work, Venus and Adonis, described by its author as 'the first heir of my invention'" (Barber 84)...   [tags: English literature history]
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Same Sex Marriage - ... I have compared and contrast two articles that I have read, one from La Shawn Barber, “Interracial Marriage: Slippery Slope?” and “The Loving Decision” by the Anna Quindlen, both openly opinionating their views on same sex marriage. In “Interracial Marriage: Slippery Slope?” the author La Shawn Barber, starts the article with a bit of a history lesson. Barber mentions a case that happen in Virginia 55 years ago, “Loving v. Virginia”. Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving went to Washington D.C in June of 1958 and got married since there was no laws prohibiting interracial marriage there....   [tags: gay rights] 889 words
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Differences in Society During the Middle Ages - ... With them they brought their libraries of books, giving European scholars access to the Greek and Latin culture. As new ways of thinking spread from Italy across Europe, this time period became known as the Renaissance. The Renaissance was an era of discovery. As explorers returned with new discoveries and information, Europeans expanded their knowledge about astronomy, botany, and geography. Scientists like Brahe Copernicus and Galileo studied the world using observation and experimentation....   [tags: medicine, church, surgeons] 535 words
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Should Same-Sex Marriage Be Legalized? - Should same-sex marriage be legalized. The same-sex marriage issue has ignited worldwide. Joseph Chamie- the previous director- and Barry Mirkin-the previous Population Policy Section Chief- of the UN’s Population Division aim to present up-to-date statistics and information on the same-sex marriage debate in “Same-Sex Marriage: A New Social Phenomenon.” They mention that same-sex marriage is a “recent phenomenon” that will possibly stick around for years in many countries because societal, religious, and legislative controversies continually revamp its debate (544)....   [tags: American Society]
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The Battle Over Same-Sex Marriage - Same-sex marriage has grown into to a national issue. In 2003, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to marry which provoked a firestorm of debate. The discussion extends from private livings rooms and local watering holes; all the way to the floor of the U.S. Congress and the White House. The debate about same-sex marriage has become a hot button issue, which pits secular-progressives who support gay-rights against religious and social traditionalists fighting for the sanctity of marriage....   [tags: Gay Marriage]
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Medieval Medical Market Place - ... And so there may have been a sense of competition between the two professions, with physicians advising against going to barber-surgeons. While the physician might appeal to patients by promoting greater trust with the patients and advising against dangers of going to someone else in the medical market place, going to a barber-surgeon was a service that patients needed, and can't get anywhere else. Their services were needed more and more by the public and the success of the trade was growing, surgery had grew to become a distinguished trade and eventually found a place in the academic world giving it a better reputation....   [tags: skills, demographics, patients, surgery] 1390 words
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Same Sex Marriage Debate - ... Tackling issues of equality, religion, and personal opinions makes it quite a challenge for lawmakers that are trying to figure out a way to please individuals on both sides of the issue. The debate for the most part stems from two very different opinions. La Shawn Barber, author of “Interracial Marriage: Slippery Slope?” opposes same sex marriage and strongly believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman. Andrew Sullivan, author of “The Right's Contempt for Gay Lives” supports same-sex marriage and believes that any two people that want to be married should be allowed to do so, regardless of one’s sex....   [tags: amendments, right, opinion, equality] 778 words
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Advancements in Medicine: The Black Death - ... The barber surgeons are like our modern day minuteclinic because the doctors at the minute clinic can treat minor things but will send the patient to a more studied doctor if they think it is major. Whereas some of the things a surgeon does is caesarean births, bone settings, removing kidney stones, cataract surgery, and trauma surgery after battles (Bellerby). Usually only if you were wealthy would you go and have these things done because the procedure cost a lot and rarely succeed. The practice of medicine changed drastically during the sixteenth century....   [tags: renaissance, prosthetics]
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The Psychology of Globalization - Globalization is a set a mechanisms that are altering the world order, thus escalating worldwide social relations. There are hundreds, if not thousands of ways in which globalization can be defined since it is altering every aspect of life. Nevertheless, when examining the universal structure of the global order; the world is divided into two categories the core and periphery (Steif). Basically, the world is divided per national development. In the case of inter-group relations, core states could be considered the in-group because they are directly benefiting from globalization and global wealth, hence the world powers (Steif)....   [tags: Globalization Essays]
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The Trials of Changing Tradition in Shirley Jones´ The Lottery and Hernard Tellez´s Lather and Nothing Else - ... To them their tradition of the lottery is a social norm that can’t be changed. At all It is one of the few things familiar to their village that has been with them for a long time, even when the “original paraphernalia had been long lost” the villagers still continue to follow their tradition of picking a victim and stoning them to death (Jackson). In their mind this traditional practice is completely normal, fair and for the greater good. The villagers possibly see no harm in their actions to anyone....   [tags: change, tradition, values, community, quality] 1028 words
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Tribalism versus Globalism: A Threat for Democracy. The Cases of Saudi Arabia and Egypt - Tribalism (Jihad) versus Globalism (‘McWorld’): a threat for democracy. The cases of Saudi Arabia and Egypt Different developments of diverse scales ensure the world to be a place of multiple thoughts due to distinct impressions of human beings. Pessimistic impressions are frequently formed when two phenomena become polarized. Thoughts are designated to be contradictory when those two phenomena are considered as factors, which have the ability to threaten phenomena when placed in opposed positions....   [tags: international politics, Jihad vs McWorld]
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The Role of The Knight - During the Medieval era, lasting from the 5th century to the 15th century, warfare was considered a way of life. In warfare, the knights were recognized as one of the most powerful warriors on the battlefield. These knights, or mounted warriors, were considered deadly because they could move extremely fast and deal enormous damage to infantry by charging into them. Loyal only to their feudal lords, knights went on conquests, but also stayed in their castle defending their lords. This was important because in feudalism, the lord was at the top of the hierarchy....   [tags: Warfare]
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The Varying Effects of Globalization - ... First, the spread of communication technologies has impacted the world as its growing influence is confirmed by the rapid application of the latest scientific advances to products and processes. Barber argues that the scientific progress has deeply influenced the development of mass communication that requires the share of information between the nations. And now, big multinational corporations depend on powerful communication technologies. Companies such as CNN, BBC, and more are now able to broadcast anywhere in the world....   [tags: culture, politics, jihad] 856 words
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Gran Torino: Challenging Stereotypes - The film Gran Torino directed by Client Eastwood challenges The issues of stereotypes through the attributes of contemporary assumptions of status, gender and ethnicity. Exploring the themes of absence of a male dominate figure, enabling protagonist Theo to be a feminine figure exploits the idea of gender portrays the Hmong men to be stereotyped.Ethnicity and status also express multiple meanings through the cinematography and the Hollywood narrative style illustrates many representation  of the western and eastern cultures These key terms gender, ethnicity  and status all intertwine with each other during the entire film....   [tags: Film Analysis ]
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America's To-Do-List: #1-Fix Education - ... Parents and lawmakers must work harder to improve teacher pay and maintain high teaching standards so that students can be properly prepared for college and beyond. Half of all New York teachers have a second job to support themselves (Barber 123). As explained in Diane Ravitch's article, “American Schools in CRISIS,” educators are provided with little job security under Bush's No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Obama's Race to the Top educational reform initiatives; where teachers can be fired based on poor standardized test scores from their students (50)....   [tags: public education system] 1088 words
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how i got cultured - In the book How I Got Cultured, Phyllis Barber tells the story of her childhood in a western Mormon household. Through stories and episodes of her early life she descriptively explains the difficulties she faces between her Mormon values and her desire to become a successful star. She wants to be noticed, and be the center of everything, and the Mormon Faith allows very little tolerance for this behavior in that they are a very conservative group. She uses her talents and abilities to assist her in her search of her “culture” I can definitely relate to Phyllis Barber in this dilemma, though she comes from a totally different faith and also era....   [tags: essays research papers] 583 words
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