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Family History Project - ... Most of the Filipinos worked on large farms in the San Joaquin, Imperial, Sacramento, and Salinas valleys. They were paid even less than the Chinese and Japanese for doing the same jobs. Sometimes, they were paid less than $2 a day. Farmers often took advantage of them. They also faced prejudice and violence from native-born Americans. “No Filipinos Wanted” signs were common throughout California (Sterngass 45). In the 1920’s and 1930s, Filipinos in the United States faced discrimination and resentment....   [tags: Philippines, islands, geneolgy, history]
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History of the Lange Family - The history of the Lange family spans back almost over 100 years ago with the birth of Grandfather Clark Lange in 1917 who then married Catherine Phelan (b: 1922) in November of 1946, which then began the Lange family lineage. Catherine and Clark gave birth to Walter (b: 1947), Anne (b: 1949), Paul (b: 1951), Mary (b: 1954), Brian (b: 1957), and Peter (b: 1961) into the family. From there, Water and Carol Ann Ronan who married in August of 1970 gave birth to Daniel Lange in 1973, Catherine Lange in 1971, and Courtney Lange in 1971....   [tags: births, deaths, family, event] 1831 words
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My Family and Its History - In my family we are of African-American and Indian decent on my mothers side of the family. On my fathers side of the family we are of African-American, Caucasian, Indian, Puerto Rican, German and Portugese decent as far as I know because everyone does not know all of the facts and probably will not know all of them. On my mothers side of the family which is the one I have spent the most time around I would consider us a typical family. Typical around the area that we live at, there are a lot of single parent households....   [tags: low income, single parent, family] 533 words
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Geneology: The Study of Your Family History - Genealogy There are many people who aim to properly define themselves in this world indulging in soul-searching, curious about who was before them and genealogy is a powerful tool to use to find the answers to questions many people across the world are asking. According to “What is genealogy” (2014), “genealogy is the study of your unique family history. It is a personal record of your ancestors -- when they were born and where they lived, who their children were and who they married, and where you belong in your extended family tree....   [tags: Heritage, Ancestors] 2658 words
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Women and the Family in Chinese History - Women and the Family in Chinese History By Patricia The price paid by women in ancient china: Foot binding and Concubines Georgiana Grecea WHO 2001 Professor: Peterson November 1st, 2013 When it comes to traditions, customs and beliefs, one of the most mysterious civilizations in the world is considered to be ancient China. Through their values and cultural lifestyle they have succeeded for many years to make us wonder and want us to know more about their beliefs and traditions in their lives....   [tags: China, foot binding, tradition, concubines, cuture]
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Family Medical Tree Pedigree/Genogram - Family history possesses valuable information about a person’s past and future life. It can be used as a powerful screening tool to help conduct decisions about genetic testing for you and family members at risk. Family history can identify potential health problems that an individual has an increased risk for in their lifetime. With early identification, you can begin taking steps to reduce the risk with things such as lifestyle changes of diet and exercise. In many cases, just by adopting a healthier lifestyle can reduce your risk for diseases that run in your family....   [tags: family history, medical history] 723 words
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My Family History - My grandmother, Rokeya Sultana, grew up in the urban parts of Bangladesh, with 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Her father, my great grandfather, was the chief officer of the district. She would go to school or to places by a motorcycle, car, or helicopter. She was living the life of her dreams. But then, my great grandfather had diabetes, and it was discovered one month before he died. It was a great shock for my great grandmother’s family because they had to move from the urban city to a rural neighborhood....   [tags: education, culture, moving] 659 words
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My Family History - My Family History Family history is very important to an individual. By knowing where you come from, you can have a better perspective of your life. Having a clear understanding of your family background allows you to better appreciate the things that you would normally take for granted. The house, the car, and the average clothing may look better when one sees the sacrifices their family has made. They will see that their family has worked very hard just so their family can experience the better things in life....   [tags: essays research papers] 758 words
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History of the Hunt Family - History of the Hunt Family The history of Hunt family provides remarkable examples of both strengths and weaknesses of family business model. Sheer size of the company, characters of great egos and controversial political views always brought a lot of public attention to Hunt family. Yet the most interesting aspect, which will be investigated in this paper, is the interdependence of family and business dynamics. Based on the history of two branches of Hunt family, it will be demonstrated how changes within family can both ruin or foster business....   [tags: business model, hunt oil company]
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The History of Marriage and Family is Changing - The History of Marriage and Family is Changing Things have changed a great deal from the Puritanical beliefs integrated long ago that said people must have a license in order to live together. Now, blended families are commonplace and "marriages" between people of the same sex are a reality. The history of marriage and family is actually filled with a variety of thought quite foreign to say, the average American. Marriage was often an agreement of practicality, arranged to provide a linkage between family fortunes....   [tags: Cohabitation Culture Marriage Essays] 1517 words
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Memory and the Quest for Family History in One Hundred Years of Solitude and Song of Solomon - Memory and the Quest for Family History in One Hundred Years of Solitude and Song of Solomon Pierre Nora proposes that "the quest for memory is the search for one's history" (289). In their attempt to reconstruct the communal histories of their people, Toni Morrison and Gabriel García Márquez rely heavily on the use of memory as a means to rewrite the history of those oppressed because of race, class and/or gender in a world where historiography has been dominated by the white man. Memory is closely related to the reclamation of identity and history -- both personal and collective....   [tags: One Hundred Years Solitude]
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Breast Cancer: The Risk Factors, Staging and Treatment. - The dictionary defines breast cancer as being a serious disease caused by the growth of abnormal cells, but to a woman, this definition includes a very personal and real fight for their life. According to the Susan G. Komen foundation, one out of every three women is diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and one out of every 13 women diagnosed will die from the disease. As the second leading cause of death among women, this particular form of cancer However, there are currently over 2 million breast cancer survivors that overcame the odds, and these courageous women are evidence of a continual effort to understand the risk factors involved, different types of staging, and treatment option...   [tags: Family History, Chemotherapy]
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A Genogram for the Alcoholic Richard Doe - Alcoholism is currently the most widespread addiction worldwide, and an occasional consumption of it is seen as an aggravating factor in other psychopathological conditions with high risk for illness, disability and mortality (Onciu, Jordache and Pacala, 2013). Pacala et al. (2013), indicates that alcoholics tend to lose their ability to exercise self control, thereby increasing their risk for aggressive behavior with the slightest provocation. In addition, alcohol decreases the ability of individuals to function effectively in the cognitive sphere, and as such, in order to reduce alcohol’s impact on the family, effective interventions must be implemented....   [tags: Family History, Behavioral Deficits]
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The Impact of Societal and Economic Changes upon the Family -      Family and society have come across many changes during our history. Every change that occurred has affected what many people would call the "Benchmark Family" (Scanzoni #7). This is considered the perfect family or the norm. The Family would consist of the husband that is the breadwinner and the wife who is responsible for raising the children, and taking care of the home (Scanzoni #4). Society has changed dramatically from the 19th century. These changes in turn have affected Family. Many factors through the years have been responsible for these changes....   [tags: Family Society Sociology History Essays]
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Concept of the Ideal Family Within the Volksgemeinschaft - Concept of the Ideal Family Within the Volksgemeinschaft Adolf Hitler and the Nazis esteemed Aryan women as heroes in Nazi Germany because of their ability to procreate. Women had no place in such an industrial society so they were encouraged to focus on their role as a dutiful wife and mother. They contributed to the Volksgemeinschaft by constructing the future generation and making more of the Aryan race. Thus, since all women were valued as the creators of the nation’s most important product—pure Aryan people—there were no restrictions on their sexual orientation....   [tags: German Family Masculinity History Nazi Essays] 1228 words
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History of Chemistry: Family of Cyanoacrylate or Liquid Glues - ... These products have made fixing our little mishaps easier and quicker. I will deal with the product Super Glue in this paper. First, before I can tell you what Super Glue is, I must tell you what it is not. It's not made from natural materials, but from man-made chemicals. Super Glue was not created to stop wounds from bleeding in World War II. Super Glue was really a mistake when it was first made. Scientists headed by Harry Wesley Coover Jr., was trying to invent a clear gun sight back in World War II....   [tags: glue, adhesives, products] 635 words
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What is Suicide? - Suicide is the 11th leading cause of deaths in the world. It can happen to or be committed by anyone but usually occurs when a person feels depressed or worthless or is facing an exorbitant amount of problems. Fatal suicidal attempts are usually overestimated, because in most cases suicide attempts do not result in death or serious injury. In most cases suicide attempts result in failure or minor injury. Which means that failed or not resulting in death suicide attempts are recorded in the deaths by suicide statistics....   [tags: family history, violence, depression]
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Genealogy and The United States Census - Research paper Ever wonder how far back your family history goes. Do you have any idea where to start looking or what information may be needed to properly find family information. Do you have any clue as to what records would have information. The study of family history better known is Genealogy, is a common hobby of many around the world. Everyone’s genealogy is different. Some family roots can be traced farther back then others, maybe be some more times consuming. Researching your family roots can be done on many sites like Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, and MyHeriage.com....   [tags: family history, US Census Bureau] 2856 words
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The Accounts of August Baier: A Biography - “In all of us there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness.” These words of Alex Haley truly expressed to me personally the imperative need and importance of my family history and heritage. As I believe, family is a gift often cherished, but few take the time to discover and thank those who planted the roots from which a family grows....   [tags: my family history, personal reflections]
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Therapeutic Approaches to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Therapeutic Approaches to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy   Therapeutic Approaches to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is a widely studied and common genetic heart disease which has many therapeutic treatments. This is a genetic disease that is caused by mutations of the sarcomeres in the cells that make up the tissue of the heart (B. Maron et al., 2003, p. 1690). It usually affects the left ventricle of the heart which is responsible for sending, or pumping, blood to the entire body (Nishimura, Ommen, & Tajik, 2003, p....   [tags: genetic disease, family history, blood]
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How it all Started with Valeria from Lithuania - Part One: Beginnings A young thirteen-year-old girl sits in a freezing ship surrounded by strangers. Sitting alone with no family. She thinks back to the family she’s leaving behind, heading to a new life far away. This young girl is my great-grandmother Valeria Zableckis. She left her home in Lithuania to come to the United States. I don’t know much about her yet, but I’m excited to explore her past. Valeria Zableckis. I just learned about her a few days ago and yet I’m already intrigued. I want to know why she left Lithuania....   [tags: personal family history]
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Francesco Respa: My Grandfather's Story - “If it wasn’t for me, none of you would be here.” Those were the words my grandpa said to his tremendous family at every family gathering throughout the past couple of years of his life. My grandpa, Francesco Resta, famously known as “Grandpa”, was the father of four, grandfather of eight, and great grandfather to another eight, not to mention the dozens of other people who were basically family that saw Grandpa as their own. Grandpa treated everyone with a genuine kindness that made all those who were in his presence feel as though he truly was their own grandpa....   [tags: personal family history]
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Tamales: History, Regional Differences, and Family Cultural Interpretations - Tamales: History, Regional Differences, and Family Cultural Interpretations Introduction: Tradition has been said to mirror a way of life. Observation has concluded that participants in tradition “actively construct as well as reflect culture and community” (Sacks 275). For most people in the 21st century, tradition only reveals itself during special times or certain seasons. For others it is simply a way of life. The foodways of Mexicans and Native Americans are of particular interest in this study because of the food that grew from necessity and is maintained as sacred or reserved for only special occasions....   [tags: Food Culture Native American Essays]
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Ideal Family: Defining the Ideal Family Throughout American History - The ideal American family was transformed in the 19th century in large part due to the great changes taking place in the American society. Many family groups fit this changing mold while some did not. In this essay I will show how this concept of the ideal American family changed. I will also try to explain which groups of Americans followed this concept and why. The end of the 18th century was a turbulent time in American history. The country had just won its independence from Great Britain and was attempting to find an identity for itself....   [tags: My Vision for America]
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History of Parent Involvement in Education: Family Organizations - History of Parent Involvement in Education: Family Organizations Parental involvement has been an issue in the United States since before the turn of the nineteenth century. Perhaps one of the most well-known organizations in support of parental involvement in schools was created in 1897. The National Congress of Mothers set up a statement of purposes that created the basis for their organization. The purposes included: “the education of parents for child development; the coöperation of home and school; the promotion of the kindergarten movement; the securing of legislation for neglected and dependent children; and the education of young people for parenthood,” (Butterworth, 7)....   [tags: Parent Involvement in Education]
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Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams - Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place by Terry Tempest Williams Refuge; An Unnatural History of Family and Place, by Terry Tempest Williams, is a thought-provoking, sentimental book that explores both the unnatural and the natural events that take place in her life. The deception and lies of the reports presented by the United States government, which lead to the fall out of atomic bomb testing in Utah in the 1950's and the rise of the Great Salt Lake and its effect on bird’s serve as the backdrop of this book....   [tags: Terry Tempest Williams Unnatural Essays]
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A Successful Life over the Generations - Introduction It seems hard to be unique than others in this world, especially when you would like to write about yourself. Childhood, experiences or life situations, whatever their ways were similar, everyone may have his own one in a different style. When you read the words “ABBAS” in this Autobiography, this will be the most special thing that I had ever. This is my name, Abbas Hamoud Alnajrani. I was born in the east part of Saudi Arabia, in the city of Dhahran in February 9th, 1984. However, my hometown is Najran which is located in the southwestern part of Saudi Arabia....   [tags: history, family, education, father] 1691 words
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Adolescent Peanut Allergy: Causes, Consequences, Solutions - “An estimated 2.4 billion pounds of peanuts are consumed in the United States every year, and about half are in the form of peanut butter” (Muñoz-Furlong xvii). With all of this consumption of peanuts, how do the three million Americans with a peanut allergy get through life without accidently consuming a peanut (Young 44). A major problem facing American adolescents today is the peanut allergy. A peanut allergy is when the body has an adverse reaction to the proteins in a peanut. The part of the body designed to battle infections, the immune system, is the cause of the problem (Sicherer and Malloy 3)....   [tags: adverse reaction, family health history]
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Sacrificial Role of Women in A Doll´s House by Herik Isben - The role of women has changed significantly throughout history, driven by women who took risks in setting examples for others to follow. Henrik Isben, author of A Doll's House, said “ A woman cannot be herself in society of the present day, which is an exclusively masculine society, with laws framed by men and with a judicial system that judges feminine conduct from a masculine point of view” (Innes 147). This proves that Isben was aware of male dominance in society during that time period. In his drama, “A Doll's House,” it deals with gender favoritism and male dominance....   [tags: history, family members, support children]
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Divorce in Todays Society - Divorce in Todays Society The Impact of Non-Traditional Families in the Twenty-First Century The image of the American family looks and functions very differently than families of the past few decades. Men and women raised in the 1950’s and 1960’s when programs such as “Ozzie and Harriet” and “Father Knows Best” epitomized the average family, are likely to find themselves in situations that have changed dramatically. Research claims that many family structures are common: single-parent families, remarried couples, unmarried couples, step families, foster families, multi-generational families, extended families, and the doubling up of two families within the same home....   [tags: Marriage Family History Essays Papers]
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The American Dream of the1950's - American Dream of the 1950’s The 1950s was a time of ambitious people that wanted To make a life for themselves and their families. This was a peaceful time also an ever changing decade. The main points of the dream consisted of the booming economy, loving enriched literature, and finally the socials status that mostly a lot of Americans cared a lot about in this period of time . From the Elvis Presley himself, the iconic American automobile, and even the authors like William Golding and J.D. Salinger that had a passion to make impact on this time period in which they loved and lived in(Josh Rahn)....   [tags: family values, literature, modern history]
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My Family and the Lindale Mill - In the late 1800s my great-great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Green, moved he and his family to Lindale, Georgia. Andrew Jackson Green moved from Ellijay, Georgia to Lindale, Georgia, because there was a new textile mill in town. This new textile mill was looking for employees and Andrew Jackson Green went there looking for a job. When my great-great-grandfather moved to the new mill town he found a job immediately. Since that time, that textile mill has employed four generations of my family. The lives of the four generations of my family entirely revolved around the town in which they lived....   [tags: personal history,]
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The Definition of Family in Slave Communities - The definition of family has changes dramatically over the course of history, especially from culture to culture. It is quite interesting to research the definition of family within slave communities because the slave definition of family not only changed from plantation to plantation, but also slave to slave. Upon reading the secondary sources, “The Shaping of the Afro-American Family,” by Steven Mintz, & Susan Kellogg, "Marriage in Slavery," by Brenda Stevenson, and “Motherhood in Slavery” by Stephanie Shaw, and the primary sources WPA Interviews of former slaves conducted in the 1930s....   [tags: Sociology, Slavery, American History ]
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My Family's Ancestry - ... Sri Lankan Tamils are devotees of the Shaiva sect of Hinduism, mainly worshipping the lord Shiva. The three main cultural festivals celebrated in the area are Thai Pongal (beginning of the harvest), Chittrai Pongal (Tamil New Year), and Deepavali (Hindu Festival of Lights). In addition, pujas (religious rituals) are performed for different occasions, such as the death day of an ancestor or the celebration of a certain Hindu deity. It was also a custom to ask the village astrologer for advice on certain decisions, such as the name of a newborn child....   [tags: personal reflection and history] 1439 words
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Tenth Century Relief Sculpture: Shiva Family - Shiva’s Family is a tenth century relief sculpture made of sandstone from a region of India known as Uttar Pradesh. The sculpture stands approximately two feet in height, one foot in width, and six inches in depth. This elaborate relief depicts Shiva, Hindu god of destruction, and his wife Parvati (Uma-Mahaeshvara) seated on a lotus, the symbol of the universe, which in turn is supported by the bull Nandin, the vehicle of Shiva. This theme of the divine couple is arguably the quintessential image of later Hindu period sculpture in north India because of its intricate and multifaceted details....   [tags: art history and analysis] 779 words
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Changing Views of Family in Society - A Family Portrait: How the Picture Keeps Changing Growing up I believed that the three bears in the tale of Goldilocks were a family because they lived under the same roof and ate at the same table. I also believed that Barbie and her little sister, Skipper, were family because they looked alike, and that Mr. Potato Head and Mrs. Potato Head were family because they were married. Now that I am grown, my understanding of family has matured, and many sources have helped shape my belief. Carol Shields points out in her article, “Family Is One of the Few Certainties We Will Take with Us Far into the Future,” that all around us there are different definitions and symbols of family (Shields 558)....   [tags: Family]
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The American Family is Not Changing for the Better - The definition of American family is based on the idea that a legally married couple shares a household, which has been considered as a male that provides the income and a female who is responsible for taking care of the husband, household and children. Even though, Maggie Gallagher in her essay the benefits of marriage in “Why marriage is good for you,” states that she is trying to promote the return to more traditional view of marriage within the society. However, there is a controversy that American family is experiencing changes in every aspect, being on decline as a consequence of three factors....   [tags: family values, USA]
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Family Structure In Post-War Britian - World War ǁ was a global military event, the most colossal conflict in history lasting from 1939-1945, it involved most of the worlds nations including Great Britain. WWII had far-reaching implications for most of the world. The following essay will demonstrate the changes the UK family has undergone since World War ǁ, the following essay will also throw light upon the changes in family types, economic activities of women , power distribution, laws and sexuality with respect to disciplines of sociology, economics, history and politics....   [tags: Family Issues]
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Biography of Princess Elizabeth - Biography of Princess Elizabeth Elizabeth I was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. When the little Princess was born on Sunday, the seventh of September, 1533, few could have predicted the glittering life ahead of her. Her birth was undoubtedly a great disappointment to her father, and a political disaster for her mother and all her supporters. For many years, Henry's main goal in life had been to father a healthy son to succeed him to the throne of England. Despite twenty years of marriage to the Spanish Catherine of Aragon, and the birth of several children, by 1533, Henry had only one living legitimate child, a daughter, Mary....   [tags: Queen of England History Royal Family Essays] 4575 words
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The Roman Family: Center of Roman Society - The Roman Family: Center of Roman Society The Roman family after the advent of Christianity has been widely discussed in Roman History. Different historians have looked at the topic in different ways. There are two articles at hand, which deal with this very topic. Brent Shaw, The family in Late Antiquity: The Experience of Augustine and Douglas O'Roark, Parenthood in Late Antiquity. Both historians are looking at the family in late antiquity, after the time that Christianity was introduced to the Roman society....   [tags: Ancient Rome Roman History] 3242 words
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Theory Paper: Family Case Application - Theory Paper: Family Case Application The structural family therapy model was the theory this student addressed in the family paper assignment. Gehart (2014) explains this theory’s fundamental concepts are boundaries, hierarchies, and subsystems. A family can have clear, enmeshed, or disengaged boundaries. A clear boundary involves a boundary between people that allows simultaneous emotional closeness and distance. Clear boundaries include having a strong sense of identity, autonomy, and closeness....   [tags: structural family therapy model]
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The American Family: Then and Now - What exactly is a family. Some would say it is a father, mother, and possibly children, but is this an outdated definition. With the world adapting and changing at such a high rate, it proves difficult to create definite boundaries for what constitutes a family. As events that are either detrimental or beneficial to society occur, family lives adapt to better suit the current state. The differences in culture, religion and traditions can offer possible explanations for why families are not the same, locally and globally....   [tags: Sociology, American History ]
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The Influence of Japan's Tokugawa Family - In 1868, after more than two centuries of self-imposed isolation, Japan finally begun to emerge into the modern world. The beginning of the 16th century saw the Tokugawa family awarded military control of Japan, and the introduction of an isolation policy on their behalf. During this period, starting in the 1630s and ending with the arrival of Matthew Perry in 1853, Japan had extremely limited contact with the outside world. Japanese culture and Japan’s internal economy continued to develop, however, almost completely without foreign influence....   [tags: cultural isolation, Japanese history]
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The Change of Family Image - She walks into the restaurant and immediately catches his eye. After a few minutes of watching her, he decides to talk to her. After talking, he decides he wants to court, or what it is modernly known as, date her. First, he asks her father’s permission to take her out, with a chaperone of course. After dating for a while, the guy asks the girl’s father for her hand in marriage. The father agrees because the guy has a stable job and a nice house. The father knows his daughter will be supported. Once he agrees, the couple gets married....   [tags: Marriage Evolution, History, Parental Roles]
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Family Literacy: Respecting Family Ways - Family Literacy: Respecting Family Ways Throughout history, the family has been the primary source for learning. Before the advent of schools, children were taught at home by their parents, older siblings, grandparents, and/or other relatives. With the introduction of formal schooling, the teaching of values, cultural practices, and skills such as cooking, sewing, farming, and trapping continued to originate in the home. Today, in spite of the vast public and private educational systems, some parents are choosing to teach their children at home, confident in their belief that teaching in the context of family is the best way to ensure the learning the desire....   [tags: Family Role Education Educational Essays]
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Institutions Closest to Me: Family and the Military - The sociological perspective is an approach to understanding human behavior by placing it within its broader social context. Institutions are the kinds of structures that matter most in the social realm. The two institutions that are closest to me are my family and the Military. As I was growing up, I had rules that I had to follow by and chores that I had to accomplish on a daily basis. I was the older brother with two younger siblings, so I was the man of the house when my parents left. My parents were both teachers so they would leave the house very early in the morning, and I was in charge of caring for my siblings....   [tags: sociological perspective, personal history] 898 words
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Honor Killings in Our History - Honor Killings Would you kill for the sake of preserving your honor. Some parents would go as far as killing their very own children in order to keep their family name pristine. Approximately five thousand women are murdered in honor killings every year according to the United Nations. However, according the women advocacy groups about twenty thousand women are killed annually. Honor killings are murders committed by those in a person’s family toward those who are believed to be bringing upon dishonor to the family....   [tags: reputation, family, parents ] 727 words
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Changing Family Structure in America from a Functionalist Perspective - “Leave it to Beaver” was a popular sitcom about a traditional nuclear family played out through the perspective of an adolescent boy whose curiosity and antics often got him into trouble (TV.com). Despite the show promoting positive family values, it also inadvertently shed light on a historically dark period of time in American history. One such instance was the lack of diversity on the show. Nearly 100% of the show’s characters were white throughout the six-season, 234 episode series. In the single episode that depicted an African-American, the character was a servant, further a reflection of the times when African-Americans where predominantly seen and treated as second-class citizens (L...   [tags: Leave it to Beaver, Popular Sitcom, Nuclear Family]
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Analysis of Joan Didion’s Essay, On Going Home - While reading Joan Didion’s essay “On Going Home” one may be reminded of a sense of home and family. In this essay Didion recreates the feeling one gets when one visits a place from the past or while reminiscing about fond memories. This memory is marked by the reflective thought about the ability to be able to pass this same sense on to another. Didion’s “On Going Home” is like a flood of warm memories leaving you with a single reflective thought. The way she uses description in this essay and the flow of events is very similar to the way that memories rush in when one returns to a familiar place from one’s past....   [tags: Family] 478 words
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The History of Slavery - Slavery has a lot of effects on African Americans today. History of slavery is marked for civil rights. Indeed, slavery began with civilization. With farming’s development, war could be taken as slavery. Slavery that lives in Western go back 10,000 years to Mesopotamia. Today, most of them move to Iraq, where a male slave had to focus on cultivation. Female slaves were as sexual services for white people also their masters at that time, having freedom only when their masters died. In South American countries, during the period from late 19th and early 20th centuries, requirement for making the labor to be more focused harvesting of rubber, expansion and slavery in Latin America and somewhere...   [tags: american history] 567 words
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The History of the Violin - The invention of violin was recorded first in Europe during the Medieval ages. This instrument must have developed from the gambs family popular in the 15th century. The clear picture of violin as it is known today came into existence in the 16th century during the Renaissance period. The instrument like others developed steadily with time to a point when it was able to satisfy new ideas of sound. The same style that was used during the old musical periods is still in use today besides a few technical advancements (The History of the Violin....   [tags: music history, medieval ages]
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