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Eugenics and Planned Parenthood - When one contemplates the concept of eugenics, few think of modern contraception and abortion when in reality they are one in the same. The American Eugenics Society, founded in 1923, proudly proclaimed that men with incurable “conditions” should be sterilized. However these conditions were often none that could be helped, such as, one’s intelligence, race, and social class (Schweikart and Allen 529-532). The purpose of the society was to create the perfect class of men; elite in all ways....   [tags: Birth Control Movement]
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Planned Parenthood Southeast - Planned Parenthood Southeast (PPSE) is a member affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the oldest and largest voluntary family planning organization in the country. On April 1, 2010, Planned Parenthood of Georgia merged with Planned Parenthood Alabama to become Planned Parenthood Southeast serving Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. PPSE has extensive experience providing women’s health care, community health education, and public policy advocacy in the Southeast region for over 80 years....   [tags: Business Analysis] 836 words
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Planned Parenthood of PA v. Casey - Abortion is a topic that many don’t want to discuss. It’s a very personal decision that many women have to make each day, but in certain states, getting an abortion was becoming an even more difficult process. Not only did women have to decide to get an abortion that alone is a difficult choice, they now had to wait 24 hours, minors had to get consent, and/or inform the father of the child. But after all of this process, what if a woman couldn’t receive all of this. Would she be denied her right to get an abortion....   [tags: Abortion, argumentative, persuasive]
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Examining the Issue of Planned Parenthood between Republicans and Democrats - On April 8, 2011, the United States Federal Government nearly shut down because the Democrats and Republicans were struggling to agree upon, among other issues, what to do with Planned Parenthood. The Republicans wanted to stop federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which clearly shows “that they simply don’t care about the health and safety of American women (Planned Parenthood).” The Democrats strongly support Planned Parenthood and were not willing to accept the Republican’s proposal. However, the Republicans did not care whether a shut down could occur or create tensions in the government....   [tags: sexuality]
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Sandra Day O'Connor: Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood - To become the first to hold a position is a tremendous accomplishment; However, it is also something that may come with extra criticism and possibly scorn. Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman to become a Supreme Court Justice. She was a remarkable person, born on March 26, 1930 in Texas. She began her education by attending Stanford and majoring in economics, then recognizing her interest in law, she returned to Stanford, and completed law school in two years as opposed to the standard three, finally graduating in 1952....   [tags: Case Review ]
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Planned Parenthood Vs. Caey (1992) - Planned Parenthood vs. Casey (1992) In Planned Parenthood vs. Casey, a Supreme Court case which took place in 1992, five provisions of the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act of 1982 were being challenged as unconstitutional under another case, Roe vs. Wade. Roe Vs. Wade was the case that first recognized a constitutional right to abortion a legal liberty under a clause in the Fourteen Amendment. The five provisions being challenged were the "informed consent" rule, the "spousal notification" requirement, the "parental consent" rule, a 24-hour waiting period, and imposition of certain reporting requirements on abortion facilities....   [tags: Legal Law] 903 words
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Margaret Sanger’s Planned Parenthood - Margaret Sanger’s Planned Parenthood During a time in which white supremacy was being challenged by an ever-increasing African population, a woman named Margaret Sanger “sought to purify America’s breeding stock and purge America’s bad stains” (Planned Parenthood). She set out to establish the American Birth Control League, which eventually became the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Sanger’s actions provoked much controversy because at the time not only was contraception illegal in the United States, but it was denounced by almost every major religious denomination (Contraception History)....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]
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Indonesia Needs Sex Education in Order to Combat Unwanted Pregnancies - ... B. Indonesia believes that citizens of the various countries across the world deserve access to reproductive health services and governmental services which help provide Planned Parenthood (similar to our own BkkbN agency), although these services should be provided while retaining respect to the individual religious beliefs of the people. Along with retaining respect to individual beliefs and wants, education should be provided to people by their governments in order to help prevent unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases....   [tags: reproductive, abortion, planned parenthood] 915 words
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Abortion Should Be Illegal - Does having something that has a heartbeat being removed from your body okay. Or is it wrong to take a living part of you out. The questions on, if providing safe sex is good to talk about with children at the age of twelve a good idea or should this wait until they are of age. In that case when is the right age to speak about this. Much controversy has arisen with the organization known as Planned Parenthood. The organization has long promoted pro-choice stance on abortion. This has caused the group to conflict with pro-life supporters who believe abortion should be illegal....   [tags: planned parenthood, pro-life]
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Women’s Right to Abort - In the United States, abortion is a very controversial topic throughout various groups of people. These people either support pro-life or pro-choice. Pro-life is the belief that an unborn fetus should not suffer the pain of abortion while pro-choice supporters believe that women should have the choice to abort their unborn child and do as they wish with their body. In Texas, the bill H.B. No. 2364 also known as the Preborn Pain Act, and sponsored by Governor Rick Perry, was passed to prohibit an abortion of an unborn child twenty weeks after fertilization to avoid the fetus feeling pain....   [tags: Planned Parenthood, Church&State]
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The State of Today's Health Care System - The State of Today's Health Care System Today’s health care system is in a constant state of fluctuation and commotion. It is sometimes difficult for the health care consumer to identify a valuable resource when they need one. The purpose of this paper is to explore one of the many health care resources that are available in the greater Philadelphia area and then visit this site to learn more about it. Philadelphia, in itself is an outstanding resource to the people of the area. In terms of healthcare resource implications this is true....   [tags: Health Care Medical Planned Parenthood Essays] 1246 words
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Biography of Margaret Sanger - Biography of Margaret Sanger Margaret Sanger founded a movement in this country that would institute such a change in the course of our biological history that it is still debated today. Described by some as a "radiant rebel", Sanger pioneered the birth control movement in the United States at a time when Victorian hypocrisy and oppression through moral standards were at their highest. Working her way up from a nurse in New York's poor Lower East Side to the head of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Margaret Sanger was unwavering in her dedication to the movement that would eventually result in lower infant mortality rates and better living conditions for the impoverished....   [tags: Heroines Birth Control Planned Parenthood Essays] 5086 words
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The Problems of Single Parenthood - ... The second tip is also indispensably truthful, but more and more couples are experimenting sex without any sort of protection which periodically results in that unwanted pregnancy or how most people refer to it today, "an accident." Single parenthood is an epidemic that will bypass any tip regarding sex and marriage. This tells us that it could happen to anybody no matter the circumstance. Even those children who are "planned" still face the risk of single parenthood. They could end up being raised by one parent because the marriage no longer worked....   [tags: financial, help, work, watch] 1298 words
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Families Should Be Planned - ... Insecurity, people who are are insecure about themselves can suffer to keep up with their relationship with their spouse. Some people say that divorce might be the best option when in a abusive or complex relationship,and if couples are not happy together and they are not for each other so they can get separated. But others might disagree, other people think that divorce can ruin the family and the family’s future,kids could be distracted because they need the family environment, and couples can figure their relationship out if they are willing to keep the marriage....   [tags: love, sacrifice, motivation and a good plan]
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Planned Extermination - Genocide is occurring in America and no one is stepping in to stop it. The black community is under attack and our babies are the voiceless victims of this silent slaughter. The genocide is well funded and is deeply rooted in the same racist theology that has oppressed our community for our entire American existence. No longer are we bound by shackles, fitted for a noose, or attacked by mobs; creation extermination has replaced these vile but once all too common acts. The attack on the black race has changed its focus, adapted with society, and relinquished the physical abuse instead adopting a mental approach that has damaged the psyche of our community....   [tags: Abortion ]
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Mothering Confers Privilege Upon Women - Mothering confers privilege upon women. Mothering consists of a biological female parent who nurtures and raises a child. However, due to the differences in cultural and social roles, it has become difficult to define mothering as a collective and applicable perception. Chodorow (1978) states that mothering can be seen as socially, psychologically and biologically natural and functional (p. This essay will define concepts of motherhood, matriarchy and maternal instinct. Furthermore, it will discuss the deconstruction of motherhood and look behind the mother child relationship....   [tags: feminism, parenthood]
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Transition to Parenthood - Changes In The Marital Relationship - Introduction Transition to parenthood is one of the most demanding and increasingly complex life experiences that sets a couple’s future relationship trajectory for determining the quality and stability of their relationship (Kluwer, 2010). The infant’s arrival requires the couple to adjust not only to daily baby care chores but also to the new roles of parents, often leaving the interpersonal relationship between husband and wife to a low priority. The prevailing majority of scholarship describe different levels of decline in the quality of marital relationship postpartum (Wallace & Gotlib, 1990; Helms-Erikson, 2001; Twenge, Campbell, & Foster, 2003; Mitnick, Heyman, & Smith Slep, 2009; Klu...   [tags: Transition to Parenthood Essays]
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The New Nuclear Family: Problems & Benefits in Single Parenthood - Families supported by single parenthood are no longer viewed as nontraditional. Becoming apart of the social norm, 27% of the families in the United States are headed by only one single parent. As more single-parent families begin to emerge in North America, the public brings concern to examine the outcomes of these households for the wellbeing of children. Overall, financial difficulties and possible negative effects for children are two main issues of single-parenthood. However, a number positive factors of single-parenthood exist within these cons....   [tags: families, parenthood, single parents] 815 words
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The Transition to Parenthood - The Transition to Parenthood Section 1: The case study Today, in western industrialized nations, the decision whether or not to have children is, as Berk (2004) describes it a “….matter of individual choice” (p.460). This contrasts with many non western nations where what Michaels (1988, cited in Berk, 2004) describes childbearing as, “…an unavoidable cultural demand” (p.460). Research on the New Zealand population suggests that couples are having children at a much later phase of life. The median age for a woman to give birth is now 30.3 years, compared with her counterpart in the early 1970’s who gave birth at 24.9 years....   [tags: Parenthood Pregnancy Fertilization Process Essays]
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Parenthood: Not For the Faint of Heart - Whatever the circumstance that initiates parenthood, there is one constant variable - there is a new person in this world needing care. The most qualified people for the job are the parents. True, there are no manuals, but each of us has the basic tools needed to become effective parents. These tools are programmed into our DNA for survival of the species. The only difference between us and the rest of the animal kingdom, who seem to have no problem raising their young to be self reliant members of their social order, is our self indulgent free will....   [tags: Parenting] 1231 words
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Parenthood: Parents and Step Parenting - A Parent is a person who sires or gives birth to and/nurtures and raises an offspring. Becoming a parent or carer is one of the most demanding jobs there is. There are different types of parenting such as biological parents and social parents. Biological parents are the parents who produce and provide the genetic material for a child. This parenting begins at the moment of conception. Social parents are individuals who care for a child without providing genetic material. They may be adoptive, foster, step or surrogate parents....   [tags: having a baby, biological parents] 2326 words
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General Model of Planned Change - The world is constantly changing in many different ways. Whether it is technological or cultural change is present and inevitable. Organizations are not exempt from change. As a matter of fact, organizations have to change with the world and society in order to be successful. Organizations have to constantly incorporate change in order to have a competitive advantage and satisfy their customers. Organizations use change in order to learn and grow. However, change is not something that can happen in an organization overnight....   [tags: globalization,technological changes,data analysis]
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Awaiting Parenthood - Awaiting Parenthood Jason and I have been inseparable life-long friends. Jason met, fell in love and married Kelli right out of college. Jason and Kelli always had a dream of becoming parents. After many disheartening attempts at conceiving, they felt their dream would never come to fruition. That was when they decided to start foster parenting in order to fill a void in their life as well as to provide a safe and loving home to children in need. Jason and Kelli have taken in more than a dozen foster children over the past 10 years....   [tags: Case Study]
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Ethics in Planned Obsolescence - Introduction In business actions always arise a lot of ethical questions. The main goal of all companies is to earn profit but it is not always in perfect harmony with the ethical codes of the society. People tend to observe ethical behavior of companies more than they used to few years ago. A big issue concerning consumers is the life-time (durability) of a purchased product. There are many rumors among consumers telling that in certain industries the producers are using planned obsolescence to reduce the life-time of a product to a certain period of time....   [tags: Business Actions, Ethical Questions]
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Planned Obsolescence in Electronics - Planned obsolescence, according to the Collins English Dictionary, is “the policy of deliberately limiting the life of a product in order to encourage the purchaser to replace it.” Planned obsolescence is the idea that a product is designed to fail, or fall out of style, rather than being designed for longevity and durability (Hindle; Landes). Planned obsolescence has occurred in many industries such as the textile and automobile industries (Hindle; Landes). Items such as dresswear and cars become stylistically obsolete, even though they still perform adequately for the task they are intended for (Hindle; Landes)....   [tags: economy, environment, human rights]
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Young Adult Parenthood - Generations these days believe that parenthood is based on only having children without considering that this stage in life is more complex than what we tend to believe. Most new parents are not financially stable and once faced with the situation of being a parent, they realize that the stress of not being able to provide the basic necessities can be unbearable. Being a successful parent is a learning process, there must be an awareness that mistakes will be made. There must be compromises made by both parents thus not to confuse the child, especially when both parents have different religious beliefs....   [tags: Parenting]
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Single Parenthood Culture - Single parenthood culture seems appealing to many married people. However, married individuals are forced to battle with elements like faithfulness and life-long commitment to one individual, which may be boring in some cases. However, single parents, especially single mothers encounter serious challenges related to parenting. Single parenting is a succession of constant mental torture because of ineptness, self-scrutiny, and remorse. At some point, single parents will often encounter serious psychological problems some graduating to stress and eventual depression....   [tags: married individuals, commitment] 1272 words
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Planned Change - Planning according to the class notes (Dr. Smith, Module 5) and Stojkovic et al (2008) is a general application of the notion of planned change. Planned change is made up of a number of behaviors intended to alter individuals, groups, and organization structure and practice (Stojkovic et al, 2008). Although there are several elements of a planned change four of them include innovation and accepting problems, overcoming organizational decision making routines, looking to the future, and continues commitment....   [tags: Organizational Development, Change] 1357 words
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Planned Organizational Change - The ideal approach to creating change in any organization is to apply a realistic and deductive method of planned change. Within the realm of planned change, there is an eight-step process to implementing a program. However, there are four elements that are fundamental to any plan of action that will allow for an environment conducive to planned change. Planned change requires that those responsible for making decisions are not only rational, but must also have access to specific information pertaining to the plan, as well as the lack of constraints on time and resources (Stojkovic et al., 2008)....   [tags: Organizational Development, Change, Business] 1499 words
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Planned Behavior and Technology for Online Consumers - E-commerce offers significant opportunity for retailers in emerging markets like India due to the growing Internet popularity and rising incomes. But the Internet penetration growth does not commensurate with the online retail sales. This necessitates unraveling and understanding the online buying behavior. This paper employs ‘Theory of planned behavior (TPB)’, ‘Technology acceptance model (TAM)’ and self-image to unfold the online consumer behavior. It proffers an integrated model of online consumer behavior by integrating the self-image variable with the TPB and TAM models....   [tags: E-commerce, Model, Theory] 1607 words
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I Had Planned for Months to Escape - I was in a dimly lit room, the transmissions over the radio bounced off the equipment trying to combat the sound of the storm. This would be the last shift I would have as a radio engineer in the Soviet navy. From the corner of my eye I saw Boris making his way to my station. “Kourdakov, go grab a drink, I’ll take over for a bit!” He had no idea that I was not coming back. I had planned for months to escape, but the fear of getting caught made me hesitate. We were just a couple of miles off the shores of British Columbia, riding out the storm....   [tags: short story, creative writing] 887 words
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How Planned was the Soviet Economy - How Planned was the Soviet Economy As Marxists claim that capitalism is 'anarchic, planless, inefficient and wastes human and natural resources', what with the modern advances made by Russia in such a short space of time, one would assume that the Soviet economy between 1924 and 1939 was meticulously planned and controlled. However, many facts would beg to differ and instead suggest the contrary. It is true that institutes of planning existed in Russia in the period concerned....   [tags: Papers] 1315 words
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Lewin’s Three-Stage Model of Planned Change - External and internal pressures arising from dynamically evolving business environments inevitably and continuously create unsustainable tension between the desire for stability and the need for change within organizations (Graetz & Smith, 2010). Organizations respond to these tensions by engaging in processes of strategic renewal through the implementation of “planned change” (Spector, 2010). Planned change, according to Cummings and Worley (2009), fundamentally concerns the process of changing organizational behaviors....   [tags: Business Management]
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Well Planned, Well Executed - Well Planned, Well Executed “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge”(77). The short stories main character, Montresor, gave this quote to an unknown person about his adversary, Fortunato. Montresor swears to himself that he will take revenge on Fortunato. The Cask of Amontillado, written by Edgar Allen Poe, tells the story how Montresor lures Fortunato to the catacombs to implement his plan. Montresor’s revenge is premeditated, in hopes of successfully murdering Fortunato....   [tags: essays research papers] 1050 words
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Eliot's Presentation of Parenthood in Silas Marner - Eliot's Presentation of Parenthood in Silas Marner "A child more than all other gifts ---------------------------------- That earth can offer to declining man Brings hope with it and forward looking thoughts." (Title page) One the title page of the first edition of Silas Marner, George Eliot quotes from Wordsworth's poem Michael. She immediately introduces the significance of parenthood and the powerful emotional effect a child can have on a parent. I feel Eliot uses the parents in Silas Marner to demonstrate the personal rewards that are gained from the efforts of good parenting, and the weak family ties created by indifferent, ineffective parenting...   [tags: Papers] 1322 words
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Making Planned Giving Work For You - Making Planned Giving Work For You Planned giving strategy tips for every organization Lawrence Henze,J.D.,Managing Director,Blackbaud Analytics “Golden Age of Philanthropy ” Americans will transfer at least $41 trillion between 1998-2052,according to a study 1 by the Social Welfare Research Institute at Boston College.At least $6 trillion of that funding will be bequests to charity,according to authors Paul Schervish and John Havens,who wrote that “a golden age of philanthropy is dawning.” With so many philanthropic dollars up for grabs,nonpro fits need to position themselves to capture a share of the wealth.Research from the National Committee on Planned Giving 2 shows that alth...   [tags: essays research papers] 508 words
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Lessons of the Socialist Planned Soviet Economy - Lessons of the Socialist Planned Soviet Economy A long time ago the chancellor of Germany, Bismarck, said the following after reading the “Communist Manifesto” by Marx and Engels, “This is very interesting. But now we have to find a country that we wouldn’t pity to do an experiment on”. Russia was to be the country that this experiment would take place in. The main part of the experiment consisted of running a Socialist planned economy which is defined as the state of economy, where all production sections are governed and owned by government institutions....   [tags: essays papers] 1137 words
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The Effect of Lone Parenthood on the Lives of Lone Parents and Their Children - The Effect of Lone Parenthood on the Lives of Lone Parents and Their Children Within this essay I will firstly be exploring the aspect of loan parenthood, then looking how it affects the lives of the child whether it be areas of divorce, separation, co-habitation, death or just growing up in a one parent family, I will compare one/two of them and the outcomes it has on the child with a two parent household, looking into aspects such as how this could affect the child mentally and socially....   [tags: Papers] 1502 words
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Can Cultural Change Be Simple? - Often times organization cultures undergo major changes. Usually these changes are to put into place new and improved organization cultures. Change is inevitable on the individual, group, and organization level. In their works Dupais, Mcainey, Fortune, Ploeg, & Witt (2014) define culture change as " an ongoing and evolving process that invokes the difficult work of critically reexamine the language, values and assumptions, attitudes, practices, approaches, policies me added within an organization." According to McKinney (1976) culture change needs to meet felt needs of the member of the society....   [tags: planned change, policies, attitutes] 1659 words
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Debate on if Adolf Hitler Planned the Second World War - Debate on if Adolf Hitler Planned the Second World War · From his youth, Hitler was a fierce, patriotic nationalist and wanted Germany to be the greatest power in the world and have a huge empire. This, he believed, could be achieved only through another World War. · When Hitler was sent to prison in 1923 for treason, he then wrote his autobiography ‘Mein Kampf’ (which means ‘My Struggle’). In this book, he expresses all his personal views and also war plans for Germany, if only he became the German Chancellor....   [tags: Papers] 867 words
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The Light Bulb Conspiracy - In the past few decades, humanity has seen the fastest and most expansive development in its technological capabilities. Cities roaring with skylines higher then mountains, people traveling from land masses thousands of miles in a matter of hours, and even tiny tablets weighing about a pound are able to contact someone half way across the globe. Times are changing, and the new age is undeniably upon us. The competitiveness in a free market has allowed companies to expand and reach for humanity’s untapped potential....   [tags: planned obsolescence, consumerism economy] 824 words
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Leading and Managing Change - Organisational development is both a professional field of social action and an area of scientific inquiry”. (Cummings and Worley, 2009, p.1). Organisational development does not have common definition; however, it has more than one definition that expresses the meaning of organisational development and change. Organisational development can be best described as a “system wide process of data collection, diagnosis, action planning, intervention, and evaluation aimed at enhancing congruence among organisational structure, process, strategy, people, and culture; developing new and creative organisational solution; and developing the organisation’s self-renewing capacity.” (Beer as cited in Cum...   [tags: Organizational Development, Planned Change] 980 words
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Nutrition Education Needs - A. Nutrition Education Needs The intervention targets Hispanic pregnant teenagers. In 2012, 305,420 babies were born to females ages 15 to 19 (US). Also, one in five births from the same age group, were to females who already had one or more babies (US). Hispanics currently have the highest teen birth rates, and according to charts, Texas is one of the highest states to have teenage birth rates (US). Expecting a baby during adolescence years poses a threat to the future child, not only in the early years, but also in years to come of the child’s life (klein)....   [tags: theory of planned behavior]
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We Must Work Together to Address Childhood Obesity - The greatest achievements from many of the health promotion initiatives can be accomplished when the there is support and engagement by a community. Active participation from a group of people will lead to embracement of a program, therefore results are more likely to be positive and sustainable. The Planned Approach to Community Health (PATCH), developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its partners, is widely recognized as an effective model for planning, conducting, and evaluating community health promotion and disease prevention programs (Health Nexus, 2011)....   [tags: PATCH, Planned Approach to Community Helath]
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The Drawbacks of Single Parenthood - Family structure is the basis of American society. The traditional family structure, two heterosexual, married biological parents of children, is the most historic family structure. However, this structure has transformed into different forms that include single parents, homosexual parents, and parents who adopt children. The most common modern transformation of the traditional family is that of a single parent. According to the United States Census Bureau, 27.2% of children under the age of eighteen lived with only one parent in 2011....   [tags: Traditional Family Structure]
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Effects of Single Parent Adoption on a Child - The modern society of the United States has recently exhibited a rise in the numbers of single parent adoption. The most extreme increase lies in the Hollywood sector of social media that can be commonly observed on nationwide celebrity news channels such as TMZ, E-TV, and Access Hollywood. The big question brought forth to most tabloids and dinner tables across the country inquires whether or not these adoptions are morally acceptable and if the law should permit them. However, the government has already allowed this type of adoption....   [tags: parenthood, adoption system, family]
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Choices for Couples: Having None or Only One Offspring - A child is a pleasure of a house because he or she creates untold joy to his or her parents. Unfortunately, Child-rearing is very pricey in these days. According to the U.S. survey, middle-income parent spend $234,900 for a child until he or she turns to 17, and that does not include for college tuition cost. That huge amount of money is a very big dilemma for the couples whether they should become parents or not. The parents not only have that financial responsibility, but also require sacrificing their time and freedom for the offspring with love, care and attention....   [tags: child rearing, childfree, parenthood]
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Same-Sex Parents and Their Struggle with Adoption - The California UPA has a unique function, which allows a mother to establish parenthood through the provision that fathers use to establish paternity. The California Supreme Court recognized that the Court of Appeal made an error, by ruling, “California law recognizes only one natural mother”, in interpreting a statement from a prior California Supreme Court ruling in Johnson v. Calvert. The Attorney General, representing “the public interest in establishing, modifying, and enforcing support obligations,” contended that the statement from Johnson, cannot be used to deny children of same-sex parents the benefits that children of opposite-sex couples receive when only two parties are entitled...   [tags: parenthood, court, gay and lesbians]
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Meiji Imperialism: Planned or Unplanned? - Before the Meiji era, Japan experienced rule by the Tokugawa shogunate in the Edo era. The Tokugawa shogunate did not allow other nations into Japan because “they had opened Japan to ‘corruption’ by the ideas of Christianity” (Beasley 22). However, the arrival of the American commander, Commodore Matthew C. Perry in the port of Edo changed Japan forever. “The advent of the Western powers thoroughly dislodged the Tokugawa international order. In March 1854, Japan concluded with the United States the ‘Treaty of Amity’ and, in July 1858, the ‘Treaty of Amity and Commerce’” (Zachmann 12)....   [tags: Imperialism]
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Strategy as a Planned Process - ... While redefining the definition, Whittington(2001) and Mintzberg(1990) have considered the classical approach as a part of the perspective. Whittington has provided the development of strategic management thought into four perspectives: the Classical one, the Evolutionary, the Processual (process) and the Systemic perspectives. The classical approach is those approaches which has mentioned above. Other than that, Mintzberg(1990) has developed the ten schools of thought about strategy formation, the designing schools: a process of conception, : a formal process, positioning school: an analytical process represent the classical approach in different ways....   [tags: Chandler, direction, plan]
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Fighting an Increase in Teenage Pregnancy - Teenage Pregnancy Over the last decade, there has been an increase of teen pregnancy all over the world. Many more young teens from the ages of 13-19 are having kids out of marriage and way before they graduate high school. This has been a worldwide problem over the years. A show has even been created to show all the struggles that young teens go through by having a kid at a young age. Most teenagers don’t know the real problems and conflicts that will occur when getting pregnant at a young age....   [tags: sex education, parenthood and STD's] 1296 words
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Social Hardships of Single Mothers - Single parenthood culture seems appealing to many married people. However, married individuals are forced to battle with elements like faithfulness and life-long commitment to one individual, which may be boring in some cases. However, single parents, especially single mothers encounter serious challenges related to parenting. Single parenting is a succession of constant mental torture because of ineptness, self-scrutiny, and remorse. At some point, single parents will often encounter serious psychological problems some graduating to stress and eventual depression....   [tags: single parenthood culture]
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The Theory of Planned Behaviour: Nurses Attitudes towards Older Patients - The Theory of Planned Behaviour: Nurses' Attitudes towards Older Patients ABSTRACT The Theory of Planned Behaviour was tested in a study for its ability to predict intention to behave in specific ways towards older patients. There were 172 subjects from 3 Scottish universities, Napier, Edinburgh and Abertay Dundee. The results gained from a questionnaire suggest that the Theory of Planned behaviour can be used to predict behavioural intentions of nurses when working with older patients. Nurses’ intention to behave was predicted by their attitudes mostly, perceived behavioural control also carried a significant beta weight although social norms were found to be non– significant....   [tags: Psychology Nurses Patient Behaviour Essays] 3799 words
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The Truth on Having Children - Relationships of married couples gradually evolve over time, and certain couples believe that having children may enhance their marriage. Some couples hastily jump in to having children without any thought or preparation; others wait long months or years before deciding to have children. As one anonymous author stated, “A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.” Although, children bring joy, the quality of a marriage may decrease due to the amount of attention children require, financial support needed and the difference of opinion couples may have about how to raise thei...   [tags: parenthood, marriage, relationship]
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Trends in African American Families - Research studies have shown that African Americans are currently the least likely ethnic group to be married in this country. This paper will examine some of the reasons why this trend exists when there was a time when marriage rates among blacks were about equal to those of whites. History, culture, economics and dominant culture influences have impacted the current trends in African American families. Many are choosing to postpone marriage, while others are finding alternative ways to cultivate family and raise children....   [tags: nonmarital sex and unwed parenthood]
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Abortion is Woman’s Right to Choose - Abortion is Woman’s Right to Choose With so many women choosing to have abortions, it would be expected that it would not be so greatly frowned up, yet society is still having problems with its acceptance. Every woman has the fundamental right to decide for herself, free from government interference, whether or not to have an abortion. Today, more than ever, American families do not want the government to trample on their right to privacy by mandating how they must decide on the most intimate, personal matters....   [tags: Papers] 1524 words
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The Wedding Planner - Chaucer’s tale of courtly love may have been written in the fourteenth century, but the growth of love that occurs in the story is still a concept that can be seen in the twenty-first century. The script for The Wedding Planner, a 2001 romantic comedy, contains the following lines, said by father to daughter about the development of love in his arranged marriage: “I appreciated her. Then the appreciation grew to respect. Respect grew to like. Then like grew to love.” While Troilus fell head-over-heels in love with Criseyde, his beloved needed some time and persuasion to warm up to his affection....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1627 words
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Teen Mothers Experiences - Most people think of pregnancy as being an exciting moment in life to experience the joy of parenthood. Parenthood is something that all committed married couples look forward to and hope for. This concept is usually thought of by adults that can manage to support a family and acquires a strong partnership with a lifetime companion. Commitment is one of the key concepts to successfully raising a child. However, this exciting news turns into a tragedy for an unexperienced teenager undergoing pregnancy....   [tags: teen mom, pregnancy, parenthood]
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The Perfect Family - The idea of having children is the most beautiful thing there is. I believe that parenthood is a wonderful gift because not everyone can have children. Even though having children is not a priority for some, it is a happiness that is beyond compare to many. Having the perfect, conventional family is what has always been socially acceptable; however, nowadays non-conventional families can be just a great as conventional ones. Raising children and having a family, conventional or not, is beautiful....   [tags: raising children, parenthood]
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Teen Pregnancy Prevention - ... According to Stanger-Hall, “An important first step towards lowering the high teen pregnancy rates would be states requiring that comprehensive sex education (with abstinence as a desired behavior) is taught in all public schools. Another important step would involve specialized teacher training” (Stanger-Hall). Teen pregnancies decline from the help of teachers specialized in the particular subject of teen unexpected pregnancies. This results in students being required to learn about sex by the state regardless of the parents and adolescents decision....   [tags: doctors and parents, parenthood]
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The Reconstruction Era: The Planted Seeds - The first roar of the Civil War ended with a last gasp for air. Where in such a war more than six hundred twenty thousand men sacrificed their lives for their own belief in the abolishment of slavery (“Civil War Facts”). “We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain. That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom” (Baslor). These wise words of Abraham Lincoln cleared the way of a desolate trail of violence and pain, yet he was determined to accomplish his plans of abolishing slavery and creating equality....   [tags: american history, civil war]
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Abortion: A Difficult Decision - RU486 provides an almost immediate and early end to an unwanted pregnancy. However, such choices come with possible long term consequences. Consequences involve physical side effects as well as emotional and mental and possible spiritual repercussions. If such findings prove true, how does one overcome such life altering obstacles. Abortion is the premature end of a pregnancy resulting from the exit of the products of conception from the uterus or the loss of a pregnancy with or without specified cause....   [tags: Informative Essay]
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Abortion: A Difficult Choice - On January 22, 1973, when abortion became legalized in the United States, America created the beginning of a “self-inflicted holocaust” (Franz, 2010, para. 5). Pro-choice activists have elected to argue their opinions on abortion based on their definition of life, the fact that it is the woman’s right to have a choice since it is her body, the safety of maintaining abortion’s legal status, and the economic strain it would put on a person(s). Pro life advocates can prove that it is no less than infanticide based on scientific research....   [tags: Informative, Expository]
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The Right to an Abortion in Crisis - ... Also both believe in the respect of their constitutional rights. On the conservatives’ side, they demand the right of the First Amendment to protect their religious freedom, while liberals and democrats side with the Ninth Amendment that protects human rights. In addition both want procedures that protect women’s health. Inclusively, “52% of pro-choice Americans agree with 90% of pro-life Americans that abortion should be illegal in the second trimester” (Saad). Although that both sides differ on many other aspects there is a consensus between both....   [tags: voluntary termination of pregnancy] 1932 words
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The Harlem Renaissance: Planned Phenomenon and The Search for An Identity - In the introduction to The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader, David Levering Lewis states the Harlem Renaissance was not a cohesive movement, but a constructed and forced phenomenon that was “institutionally encouraged and directed by leaders of the national civil rights establishment for the paramount purpose of improving race relations.” (Lewis, xiii) However, after researching many influential artists, politicians, and orators of the time, I must disagree. While, yes, the movement of an entire cultural and racial awakening can only be seen as a phenomenon and the movement itself was by no means cohesive, these powerful men and women needed no institutionalized encouragement....   [tags: Social Studies]
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The Right to Life: Pro-Life - Opinions, views and emotions run high and passion is their fuel. Pro-Choice activists declare it is a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body. The biology versus medical definitions proclaim that an embryo is not yet a human life; as conception begins two to three weeks after implantation occurs, a heartbeat is heard, and a the embryo can sustain life outside of the womb. The laws vary from state to state and in our home state of Texas political parties clash so hard the state shakes with a jolt felt across the country....   [tags: Human Life, Abortion, Pregnancy]
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Analysis of Roe v. Wade: The State Should Protect the Potential Life of the Unborn - The United States has been divided now over the issue of abortion for thirty-three years since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade in 1973. As of today, over 45 million legal abortions have been performed in the United States. Pro-choice advocates hold these 45 million abortions as being 45 million times women have exercised their right to choose to get pregnant and to choose to control their own bodies. To pro-life, or anti-abortion, advocates these 45 million abortions constitute 45 million murders, a genocide of human life in the United States propagated by the court’s ruling in Roe v....   [tags: Law Essays, abortion] 2581 words
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The Texas Anti-Abortion Law is Unconstitutional - The Texas anti-abortion law has taken the country’s attention by storm. It is an issue on many different woman’s minds, especially those who live in the state of Texas. The new laws are forcing many woman to have to cross state lines in order to receive an abortion and medical care. This includes woman who needs abortions due to preexisting medical conditions and those who are carrying fetuses which are diseased and are expected not to be born as healthy babies. The Texas Governor Rick Perry and Senator Ted Cruz are leading the fight for the abortion laws to become permanent, laws that are considered the strictest abortion laws that this country has ever seen....   [tags: Argument For Abortion, Pro Choice]
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Although Controversial, Abortion is a Reality - ... What is she going to do if she cannot receive professional services to remove her embryo. This pregnant child has a constitutional right, and society has a moral obligation to support his child when is needed the most. She cannot be forced to seek other unsafe means to terminate her pregnancy; on the contrary, she needs to be offered real options that are safe and dignifying. Interventions to end pregnancies should be considered routine medical procedures. Patients who choose to terminate pregnancies should not have to feel that they are attending medical clinics that have been demonized....   [tags: intervention, moral, rights] 840 words
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - “A person is a person, no matter how small.” -- Dr. Seuss This speech, given by Gianna Jessen -- an abortion survivor -- is, in my opinion, the most spectacular pro-life speech ever given. The highlights of this particular speech includes the way she arrested attention from her audience, her flawless extemporaneous delivery, and the unforgettable message she dramatically brings to life....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Birth Control and the Government - Health care and what people are legally allowed to do with their bodies have created controversy galore throughout history. A particular point of debate is the topic of birth control and the government. A dangerous couple, it raises the question of who should have control over contraceptive laws and what controls involving them should be put in place. Currently, under the Obama Administration, the Affordable Care Act and “Obamacare” have been created. One of the sections of this new plan creates a mandate which requires private businesses to provide insurance that covers birth control costs....   [tags: health issues, obamacare]
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Abortion in the United States - The issue of abortion is notoriously controversial. Since the Supreme Court’s 1992 ruling in Casey v. Planned Parenthood, states have enacted different restrictions on the procedure. These restrictions vary from state to state. Nineteen states currently have laws prohibiting partial-birth abortion, and forty-one states strictly prohibit abortions except in cases of life-endangerment. One particularly incendiary area of abortion law is that of public funding. However, as of this year there are only seventeen states that cover abortion procedures through public funding....   [tags: controversial issues, termination of pregnancy]
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