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Dating and the Single Parent

- Summary Ideas that Dr. Deal will express in his book, Dating and the Single Parent are based around blended families. Dr. Deal is an advocate for first marriage reconciliation but believes blended families need more help. “Balancing your desire for love with kids’ need for stability and emotional safety is tough” (Deal, 2012, p. 25). In Dr. Deal’s introduction he expressed that dating is hard if you are newly single, but even harder if newly single with kids. The natural course that Dr. Deal explains is more of a non-competitive family....   [tags: Dr Deal, families, marriage, children, God]

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Benefits Of Single Parent Household

- In today’s day and age, the percentage of monitories attending college decrease more every day. Many studies indicate that there are more African Americans with high school diplomas then college degrees. The question being asked reputably amongst many people is why African Americans still face huge challenges in terms of accessing and completing higher education. The answer to this argument is that single parent household can have a huge effect on how they prosper down the road. Single parent households can influence a child drive for pursuing higher education by failing to push or ensure them that it’s possible to achieve higher than a high school diploma Single parent household play a role...   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education, College]

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Benefits Of Single Sex Education

- With the ever growing competition within the working society, getting the best education possible is crucial in separating oneself from the competition. It is extremely important to start this process at a young age. The majority of brain development happens in adolescent years. Due to this fact, it is important to start this competitive education in the elementary and middle school years of schooling. The problem then arises of whether a student excels better in coeducation or single-sex education....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, History of education]

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The Struggles of Single-Parent Households

- At the core of every marriage is family, family structure, and family values. These values are passed down from generation to generation. However in recent years the standard North American family has shifted. One of the most striking changes in family structure over the last twenty years has been the increase in single-parent families. With the increase in children being born out of marriage, teen parenting, and other social dilemmas, more children are being raised in single parent household. Single mothers are prevalent in minority groups, especially in the African American community....   [tags: parenting, family structure, children]

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The Importance of Single-sex Education

- Have you ever thought, what is the main fact, by which all countries are evaluated. There would be probably many different answers, but it is obvious that all countries’ economic conditions are the main factors that show at which level of development these countries are. Of course, the governments of all countries are doing their best in order to increase their economic status. There are many factors that positively influence the economic condition, but it is indisputable, that the main circumstance that is needed to achieve this goal is well educated society....   [tags: argumentative]

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Social Welfare and Single Mothers

- Social Welfare and Single Mothers Karen Bridget Murray’s article, “Governing ‘Unwed Mothers’ in Toronto at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”, is a valuable reference into the struggles and triumphs of social welfare for unwed mothers. For me the article highlighted how government ideologies influence social welfare, how important the change from religious reformers practices to social work was and finally how appalling it is that the struggles and barriers these women faced are still relevant to single mothers today....   [tags: Article Review]

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Attending A Single Sex School

- I can 't imagine how many times I have wondered what attending a single sex school would be like. It 's exciting to think that being part of an all girls school would allow me to grow as an ambitious and confident person due to the fact that there were no boys around. But it also reminded me how lucky I was to have met some pretty cool people in grade school, already, and how I would not have been able to meet them if I had gone to a school with only girls as my peers. Coming from a timid family, I often look back at how forgetful I could have been in an all girls class and how I would have to have gone the extra mile to remind my teacher how much I would be learning in their class....   [tags: Gender, Education, Sex segregation]

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Personal Statement On Single Parents

- The amount of times I have heard negative comments about single parents is unthinkable. I have heard things from “children of single parents are generally more likely to be poor and to drop out of high school” (Pollet 2) to “they are more likely to become teen parents” (Pollet 2). Of course, me being raised by a single mother, I find these comments extremely insulting. My mother raised me with so much love and my childhood is filled with so many happy memories. I am currently a college student, about to end my first semester of my first year....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Family, Father]

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Personal Statement On Single Lifestyle

- Introduction Before I was blessed to have a lovely wife in my life, I was a single male just attempting to discover myself and find my niche that I belonged in as a functioning adult. Being single had blessed me with the time needed that I may mature to be a responsible, caring adult. From the time I was entered adulthood at eighteen to the time I was 25, those seven years were the most crucial experiences as an adult, much like an infant attempting to take their first steps. In this Life Learning paper on single lifestyle, I will discuss my love life, my finances, and my housing situations....   [tags: College, High school, Dormitory, Rooms]

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The Status of Single Mothers

- There is a stigma associated with women that are supported by government aid, especially single mothers. The women on welfare are often treated poorly because people think they are ‘working the system’. Tax payers feel as if the single mothers on welfare perpetuated their own poverty by having children that they cannot support, just for a bigger welfare check. They often assume that these women do not work and just live off government handouts. I know of mothers that fit this stereotype; adults still living in their parents houses, rent free, with several children from multiple fathers....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Co Ed Or Single Classrooms

- Co-Ed or Single Classrooms When did co- educational classrooms become a hyphen in society today. Was it perhaps a misdemeanor in a student’s incapability of engulfing essential knowledge, because of the distractions of their opposite sex or rather delirious parents afraid of their child upcoming precocious puberty or adolescent phase. For years many educators, parents, and researchers have been plundered about whether or not it is beneficial to teach boys and girls together or separately at school....   [tags: Education, Gender, Female, Male]

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Housing Services For Single Parents

- Two years ago one woman graduated from high school while raising a kid all by herself. Now the child is old enough that he is attending kindergarten, and she herself has a great urge to go back to school; to further her education. She applys for FAFSA and receives the pell grant. She is accepted into the colleges of her choice and everything starts to become real. All of a sudden her world comes crashing down; the grant only covers her tuition and books. She still needs to find a way to pay for housing....   [tags: High school, College, University, Education]

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Children Of Single Parent Families

- Single parent families can be defined as families with one parent who has one or more children under the age of 18. The parent or head of household may be one who is widowed, divorced and not remarried, or never married. Compared to twenty years ago millions of children lived in a household with only one parent. Western society dictates that the mother is the primary source of nurturing and thus rearing children when the family unit is disrupted. The change in the family structure in the last decade has had a negative effect on the children involved in these relationships....   [tags: Family, Divorce, Marriage, Childhood]

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Building A Single Family Homes

- Currently, we have five properties in our real estate investment portfolio '" three single family homes (mortgages have been paid off) and two multi units where the mortgages are not upside down and the APR is under 5%. We purchased our first investment property (3 units) in June 2005 at the height of the real estate boom. Today, the house has lost $100,000 in value because they compare the comps to foreclosures in the area. Second investment property was a two unit in December 2008. We changed our investment strategy in 2009 to single family homes due to it was easier to rent and if we needed to sell a single family unit it could sell quicker....   [tags: Real estate, Sales, Property, Home]

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I Am A Single Parent

- Ann could not manage time effectively because of excessive number of daily tasks, and 24 hours’ time limit. Due to her husband’s extremely busy work schedule, they also cannot spend enough and consistent time together. His schedule also force her to accomplish all household duties by herself like single parent: “His [my husband’s] participation in the family is less than ideal. There’s a lot of single parenting going on which wasn’t really what I signed up for when I got married [laughing] and was like I don’t want to do this on my own I’m gonna have babies with someone who I’m married to....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Marriage]

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The Issue Of Single Parenting

- Single Parenting Children are wonderful. It’s an amazing experience as a mother to be able to carry their child, and counting down the days of a blessing. What’s even more of a blessing is when the mother can share the moment with the father of their unborn child. That all sounds fantastic. But what’s really sad, is mothers, or fathers doing and experiencing everything on their own. Because let’s be honest, it’s not easy at all. What could it be the cause of single parenting. This question will be answered....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Family law, Love]

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Protozoa Are Single Celled Organisms

- Protozoa - Protozoa are single celled organisms. They come in many different shapes and sizes ranging from an Amoeba which can change its shape to Paramecium with its fixed shape and complex structure. They live in a wide variety of moist habitats including fresh water, marine environments and the soil. Protozoan infections are parasitic diseases caused by organisms formerly classified in the Kingdom Protozoa. They include organisms classified in Amoebozoa, Excavata, and Chromalveolata. Examples include Entamoeba histolytica, Plasmodium (some of which cause malaria), and Giardia lamblia....   [tags: Bacteria, Microbiology, Infection]

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Theory Of A Single Theory

- We know where we have been, where we are now and where we need to go - but how do we get there. A map. Theory is a map. It notes any number of known landmarks (previously achieved or applied solutions) and obstacles (issues or problems) and gives us direction so that we are able to navigate intelligently and arrive safely (minimal discomfort to all) at our destination (desired outcome/s). Theory is an attempt to explain the unexplained, to give title to the untitled and to give reason to the unreasonable....   [tags: Sociology, Scientific method, Social work, Science]

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Being A Single Parent Home

- Absent but not absent parent, what does that really mean. Mostly everybody has heard of the term a “single parent home”. But what most do not realize is that, a “single parent home” can take place in situations outside of divorce, death, or abandonment. There is a whole other form of “single parent homes” that people do not even realize exist. What I am referring to is a seemingly “normal” or “average” family unit. A family that has both a mom and dad but one is really not there. Meaning that either the mom or the dad is quote on quote emotionally unavailable....   [tags: Mother, Father, Parent, Family]

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Starbucks : A Single Store

- Starbucks was created in 1971 as a single store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market as a retailer and roaster of whole beans, ground coffee, tea, and spices. In 1982, Starbucks appointed Howard Schultz as the director of retail operations and marketing. After visiting Italy in 1983, Schultz fascination with the Italian coffee bars inspired him to bring similar type of coffeehouses to the Seattle area. Schultz idea was to provide a place where customers can relax, enjoy coffee, and engage in conversations....   [tags: Coffee, Starbucks, Espresso, Coffeehouse]

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A Single Parent Home Children

- Growing up in a single parent home children are forced to grasp the cultivation of their parent. Children gather most of their manners, habits, attitudes, techniques, and beliefs from their parents training. Often children are involuntary placed into circumstances beyond their jurisdiction. Parents set their own religious beliefs, judgment, musical selections, sports, etc. in their household and expect their kids to abide by these conditions. As a child there isn’t much way around the parent because like most kids he or she is too young to make decisions for himself or herself....   [tags: Religion, Faith, Human, Parent]

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A Single Payer Health Plan

- “Breaking Bad” was a popular, award winning television series that ran for five seasons from 2008-2013. The premise of the show was that Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher, turned to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine to help pay mounting medical bills after being diagnosed with cancer. This is a story that could only happen in the United States. Had Walter White lived in Manitoba, Canada, rather than Albuquerque, New Mexico, his cancer would have been diagnosed and treated without worry about the cost, because Canada is one of many industrialized countries with a single payer health plan....   [tags: Health insurance, Health economics, Health care]

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A Single Church / School

- The first nineteen years of my life were developed through the lens of a single church/school. Through three weekly worship services, two prayer services, youth group, home-fellowship group, men’s breakfast, and school five days a week, my worldview matured. I have to stress that Calvary Temple was my world, it was my society, and much of who I am is because of that church. Of the 400+ members, 98% of the congregation consisted of white or African-Americans. The area is a highly educated and high-income society that regards Western values and morals as the pinnacle of “high-society”....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Value, Integrity]

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Benefits Of A Single Parent

- When I was younger I loved playing with baby dolls acting like a mother aspiring to be a great mother one day. When I was two my parents got divorced this meant I only saw my mom every other weekend, with my dad having split custody with her. Growing up with a single parents is not always easy because sometimes you won’t always have what you desire to have or get all the attention you need as a child. Money can be tight, work can be scarce, or your parent can be really successful. It all depends on the situation....   [tags: Pregnancy, Infant, The First Session, Diaper]

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Abortion : A Single Woman

- A single woman in her 20’s just found out she is pregnant. At first, she gets excited and fantasizes of all the things she wants to do with her baby. But then realizes that she isn’t ready; not financially, physically, emotionally or mentally. On top of that, she has school and work. Therefore, she calls her doctor to set up an appointment for other options. Come to find out, Michigan doesn’t allow insurances to cover abortion. Depending on which trimester you are in, abortion isn’t cheap. Michigan should allow insurance companies to cover abortion for every situation, not just rape or life endangerment....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetus, Abortion, Human]

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A Single Payer Health Plan

- “Breaking Bad” was a popular, award-winning television series that ran for five seasons from 2008-2013. The premise of the show was that Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher, turned to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine to help pay mounting medical bills after being diagnosed with cancer. This is a story that could only happen in the United States. Had Walter White lived in Manitoba, Canada, rather than Albuquerque, New Mexico, his cancer would have been diagnosed and treated without worry about the cost, because Canada is one of many industrialized countries with a single payer health plan....   [tags: Health insurance, Health economics, Health care]

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Benefits Of Single Payer System

- Polivka, L. (2005), introduced that Medicare is accessible to the individuals who age 65 and to disabled persons following a 2-year holding up period. For a period of 50 years, a significant position has been retained by Medicare in the United States, which is basically privately financed and managed in contrast to the health care systems of other countries where it is a publicly funded, single-payer system. Execution of incentives intended to raise the number of recipients induced the associates of the Republican majority to make comprehensive privatization of the Medicare program an extraordinary preference....   [tags: Medicare, Health insurance]

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Benefits Of Single Payer Systems

- Despite the successes of single-payer systems in other parts of the world, it is clear that implementing such a system would not be possible in the U.S. due to the staunch refusal to consider such a switch by the conservative party. Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, professor of social medicine at the University of North Carolina, explains that a single-payer system is “an aspiration more than a viable reform program” because there is no viable plan for overcoming the public stigma against tax increases in addition to the obstacles such a reform would have in getting passed (“The Virtues and Vices…”)....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health economics]

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Healthcare And Single Payer System

- The subject of healthcare will certainly be at the forefront of this year’s presidential election. Both sides of the aisle have agreed for years that while many say the technological advances in medicine in the United States are quite impressive, the system as a whole has serious flaws. Many point to the high cost of drugs and services growing year by year. Multitudes of people lacking health insurance cannot even afford the most basic care and therefore, go untreated. There are those who propose the only solution to fix these problems is to socialize medicine....   [tags: Medicine, Health economics, Universal health care]

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Characteristics Of A Single Civilization

- Culture is defined in many ways. It is the belief, customs, arts, and way of life for a particular society, group, place, or time (Culture, n.d.). Along with defining culture there are characteristics that come along with each and every culture you come across. There are five basic characteristics that all cultures share and differentiate from and they are learning, shared, symbols, integrated, and dynamic. “What sets worlds in motion is the interplay of differences, their attractions and repulsions....   [tags: Mexico, United States, Culture, Spanish language]

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Is Dementia A Single Disease?

- What if one day you were unable to recall what you had previously experienced. Surrounded by people who refer to you by a name that has no meaning to you, confused by the gibberish spoken by others. How would you cope with not knowing what this so called “family” of yours is. [1] According to the World Health Organization this is a reality to roughly 47 million people. [1] Dementia is a grouping of disease in which there is a deterioration in memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities....   [tags: Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Parkinson's disease]

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A Documentary About Single Men

- My elderly parents were recently given an iPad to read their newspaper and to play their “fancy” games. Along with their new toy came their first email address; a technology unknown to them even at the basic level that the majority of us take for granted. A few nights after their email was set up, my mother called me in a panic to tell me that some strange man from Africa emailed her to say that he loved her and was waiting for her reply. “What will your Father think?” she exclaimed. It took me close to an hour to explain to her that internet scammers use this trick to extort money from people, and to just ignore it....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Internet, E-mail]

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Becoming A Black Single Mother

- As a student in middle school, I used to joke about living in the principal’s office. Not a week went by where I not put out of class because of “my mouth”. Frustrated, I remember leaving the classroom with my head held low, referral in hand. I can still picture those frequent journeys, passing staff members on the way who’d often ask me if I was on my way to “my homeroom”—the main office. “That mouth is going to get you in trouble!” In those days, I never comprehended how my actions warranted my removal....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, White people]

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A Single Case Proves Nothing

- As the sixth child born to my parents, I was born to two individuals that understood parenting. That being said, my parents were overjoyed to find many easy qualities to my nature. They thought they had finally, according to my mother, done it right and had mastered parenting. Despite this, it is important to know that their next child, my younger sister was nothing like me. Interestingly, every child is different, and although there can be genetic similarity and environmental sameness, in the case of siblings, each human being is unique and different than the one before....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant, Breast milk]

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A Single Person On Earth

- Not a single person on earth is the same as the other. There are many different factors that play into who I am today. I grew up in a small town in South Dakota called Philip. The town had approximately 800 people in it. I lived on a ranch there and learned how to drive tractors, move cattle, and use many of the other machines around the ranch. I lived on the ranch until I was about eight years old. I then ended up moving to Sturgis, South Dakota, home to the motorcycle rally. These few places that I have lived have helped mold me into the woman I am today....   [tags: High school, School types, Middle school]

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Bacteria Are Single Celled Organisms

- When one thinks of bacteria, what comes to mind. Bacteria are single celled organisms whose main objective in life is to gather nutrient and reproduce asexually. They just grow and divide. Humans have very interesting interactions with bacteria. In our bodies we have one trillion cells that make us who we are. Outside and inside our bodies, we have 10 trillion bacterial cells that help us (dietary functions like making vitamins, creating a barrier against foreign/bad bacteria, helping our immune system, etc.)....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Microorganism]

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The Attack Of The Shot

- The attack was over in seconds. Tim peered through his ratty dread, fallen over his eyes like a rat tail. He looked blurry-eyed at the wet LA boulevard. Rain streaked his face as he took in the long, dark road ahead. The blacktop glistened in the traffic signals’ light. The only yellow light shimmered from the rare passing headlights. Few and far between, puke puddles lined the sidewalks. His tears were indecipherable amidst rain drops. “There you are.” Sebastian’s sneakers screeched as he turned to sit on the bus bench next to him....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Cunt, Distilled beverage]

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The Single Parent Population

- Statistics have shown that the single parent population continues to grow in the United States. Although it is still predominantly made up of single mothers, the number of single fathers also continues to rise. In 2013, according to the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, there were two million single fathers in the U.S, which made up 17 percent of custodial single parents (NRFC: “Dad Stats”). It may seem like a small number compared to the number of single mothers that exist today, but does this mean that they are not worth enough to pay attention to....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Father, Divorce]

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A Single Global Market

- The clothing sector will be chosen in this case to determine whether it is operate in a single global market. “A single market involves eliminating all the barriers to geographically relocating goods and factors of production” (al-Ubaydli, 2014). Using the EU as an example of a single market and its definition would be “ Treat the EU as one territory where people, money, goods and services interact freely to stimulate competition and trade, and improved efficiency” (Europa, 2012). The meaning for globalization is the increase flows in the exports and import of goods, finance activities, investment in physical assets, movement of workers, technology and ideas across countries (note)....   [tags: International trade, Free trade]

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Single-Gender Parenting in America

- Introduction Throughout recent decades, homosexual relationships have become common within the United States. Along with receiving the ability to marry, some homosexual couples have embraced same-sex parenting, and have been granted the right to adopt children. These practices have been met with a lot of criticism in the United States from people who believe that the parental structure should only include a mother and father (Biblarz & Stacey, 2009a). Some of the reasons that people may be against same-gender parenting include fear of a gender identity crisis that may lead to homosexuality for the child, and the idea that children of same-gender parents are subject to social problems as a r...   [tags: Nontradition Families]

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Single Point Incremental Forming

- Introduction For centuries, man has been producing sheet metal components using different tools and techniques. A method universally applied is the use of dies and punches, manufactured in accordance with the shape and dimensions of the component. However, despite being widespread, it contains technological hindrances, such as large energy costs and very high investment, which make this process very expensive. Because of the high cost of punches and dies, this method is only suitable for mass production, where the cost can be shared with a large number of products....   [tags: Scientific Research ]

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Single Level Direct Selling

- World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) has defined direct selling as “on non-fixed retailing places and through the use of face to face way, the product and service are sold directly to the consumers.” Robert, Peterson & Wotruba (1996) also describe direct selling as a face to face selling without fixed retailing sites. This can also be described as a distribution method for consumptive product or service through personnel contact (sales personnel to the consumer) and at different commercial locations....   [tags: Business Management ]

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A Single Outdoor Company

- A single outdoor company has nearly revolutionized the way some camp, hike, fish, tailgate, or just hang around with friends. Raw sales of top of the line, durable coolers, cups, tumblers, and bags have had a 3 year growth rate of 748%, and now sits on over 450 million dollars in revenue (Saporito, 2016). How did two brothers from Austin, Texas manage to grow a small startup into one of the top retail suppliers of durable outdoor accessories. More surprisingly, how did this company manage to market this product, create a “cult” like following, and create a whole new niche in the marketplace....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Price]

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Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock 's One More Mile Go And The Twilight Zone 's The Hitch Hiker

- Alfred Hitchcock presents’ One More Mile To Go and The Twilight Zone’s The Hitch-Hiker share many similarities between their narratives. The most noticeable similarity would be the theme of their stories. Both of them involve characters who are driving alone, for the most part, along deserted roads, and who are afraid of something. However, these stories not only share a similar theme but also the elements that were chosen to represent these stories are very similar as well. I will be comparing and contrasting among the two film for the elements that support the narrative....   [tags: Medium shot, Long shot, Hitchhiking, Film]

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Emotion to the Screen with Composition and Shot Variation In A Raisin in the Sun

- Translating Emotion to the Screen with Composition and Shot Variation In A Raisin in the Sun Filmmaking and cinematography are art forms completely open to interpretation in a myriad ways: frame composition, lighting, casting, camera angles, shot length, etc. The truly talented filmmaker employs every tool available to make a film communicate to the viewer on different levels, including social and emotional. When a filmmaker chooses to undertake an adaptation of a literary classic, the choices become somewhat more limited....   [tags: Film Movie Cinema Cinematography Video]

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Shot Techniques in the Film, Do the Right Thing

- Shot Techniques in the Film, Do the Right Thing Spike Lee does many fascinating things from a directorial standpoint, which makes his film (dare I say, joint), Do the Right Thing so interesting to watch. Writer, director Lee makes much use of the high and low angle shots. He does this to draw clear contrasts between the two elders of the block, Da Mayor and Mother Sister and to make conflict more apparent. Mother Sister certainly believes she is on a higher moral plane than the lowly Mayor and is usually seen by way of a low-angle shot high in her window preaching down and casting criticism on the passersby, giving her an almost God-like characteristic....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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"Who Shot Johnny?": A Portrait of Youth Violence

- Who Shot Johnny. As humans we strive to live in a utopian environment, free of elements of aggression, greed, and violence. Most of us try to live a healthy and satisfying life, gaining from opportunities that we have sought and worked hard for. We take life as it comes, and we accept the challenges and difficulties that life puts out as we continue on no matter how hard it gets. However, there are a multitude of people who tend to think that life is just too hard and that they should be handed everything on a silver platter....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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Single Parenting

- As LeBron James said, “For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home” (http://quotes.lifehack.org/quote/lebron-james/for-me-already-being-part-of-a/). This is a proof of how single parenting takes a lot of family time from the parent and their children....   [tags: social issues, psychology]

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Single Parenting

- Parenting is the practice of supporting and encouraging the physical, emotional, social and academic development of a child from birth to adult. Society says children should be raised in a two-parent family. Although, in most cases raising a child or children in a two-parent family is best, there are situations where children are better off living and being raised by one parent. It has been said, children from two-parent families are better off. The setting is also a factor to take into consideration....   [tags: children, parents, family, parenting]

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Single Mothers

- “My only wish was to be free of this humiliation; I felt lonely and didn’t have the support I deserved.” These were the words of a young fifteen-year-old Moroccan girl who was victim of rape and asked to remain anonymous because of the shame that is associated with being a single mother. That’s the problem. Article 490 of the Moroccan penal code states that any two people of opposite sex who have sexual relations without being united by marriage shall be put to jail (Portant Approbation du Texte Du Code Pénal)....   [tags: Morocco, women, exclusion, social acceptance]

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Single Working Mothers: The Sacrifices of Being A Single Working Mother

- Single Working Mothers Thesis: Within the process of a single mother striving to be successful, a fatherless household will most likely become stressful upon the mother as well as the children. How does single motherhood affect the children of the household. A. The more “transitions” experienced by a child, the more children are likely to have either emotional or academic problems. It is not impossible for the children to have both problems. B. Watching the single mother’s struggle, children are likely to cause trouble in the society....   [tags: fatherless houselhold, financial issues]

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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]

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Single Parent Homes

- Single Parent Homes A single parent is one who is living without a spouse and/or partner. This individual takes on all of the daily responsibilities that comes with raising a child(ren). Furthermore, consider the single parent the one who provides solely for the child as they are the ones with them most of the time throughout the stint of their entire life. Even when discussing the separation of parents and/or divorce, children live with one parent who is also known as the custodial parent. While the second parent normally has visitation of their child, too....   [tags: parenting, families, separation]

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Single Working Mothers

- Single women that have a career and a family are bestowed life’s toughest challenge. Today, more than any other time in history, millions of women face the dilemma of single parenthood and a demanding career. They have the daunting task of juggling the responsibilities of parenthood and being the primary breadwinner. A successful single working mother makes handling a career and family appear effortless, but in reality much planning, organizing, and time management skills become the foundation that helps to hold the balancing act together....   [tags: Parenting ]

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Single Sex Schools

- Schools in England are very old; schools have been founded since the Roman occupation of Britain, after Roman schools disappeared. New school was established in 597 by St Augustine. Viking invasions formed bad factor against schools in England. Schools rose again in spite of continued invasions (Gillard, 2011). Schools were expanded and developed during the period between 1100 and 1500, the English Renaissance positively contributed. Elizabethan I’s period (1558-1603) witnessed a revolution in education and school system....   [tags: Schools History, Modern Educational School Systems]

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The Effects Of Living On A Single Parent Household

- The Effects of Living in a Single Parent Household According to Children’s Health’s definition, “single parent families are families with children under the age of 18 headed by a parent who is widowed or divorced and not remarried, or by a parent who has never married.” The average reasoning behind living the single parent lifestyle has vastly changed over the past number of years. During the mid-twentieth century, most of the single parent families were a result to the passing of a spouse. By the 1970-80’s, divorce was becoming much more common and held more of the responsibility, and somewhere within the next 20 years, it seemed that most single parents had never been married in the first...   [tags: Marriage, Family, Mother, Divorce]

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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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Single Gender Classrooms

- Single-gender education, more commonly known as single-sex education, is the practice of teaching boys and girls in separate classes or schools. In many countries single-gender education is the norm due to religious or cultural beliefs. The practice has only become popular in the United States public schools within the last decade. However, single-sex education has been continually in practice in many private schools across the nation. History of Single-Gender Education in U.S. Public Schools At the time that the nation was founded, only boys received public schooling while the girls were educated at home, if at all....   [tags: teaching boys and girls in separate environments]

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Single Parent Families And The Effects On Children

- Single Parent Families and the Effects on Children There is a growing problem in the United States and in the world, that problem is children being raised in single parent households, which usually is missing the male figure. There are those who believe that the children brought up in single parent households can strive as well socially and emotionally as those children raised in a traditional two parent home. There are also people who believe that a single parent home may also do as well financially as those who grow up in two parent homes....   [tags: Family, High school, Marriage, Mother]

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Children Growing Up Of A Single Parent

- Children growing up in a single parenting, family have been observed as different. Many would think being raised by one parent is impractical yet over how many years have become more popular. Society today has a lot of children is growing up with a single parent becoming sentimental and triumphant as those children with two parents and children that has one or two parent showed them that stone like path is a life that afford upon all human beings. The only problem occurs is that the difference of children raised by single parent rather than children being raised by a father and a mother....   [tags: Family, Divorce, Mother, Parent]

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Adopting A Single Adult Should Not Be Biased

- Adopting as a Single Adult Should not be Biased…. There are Thousands of children waiting to be adopted. Yet there are many adoption laws and regulations restricting people who desire to adopt and give their love. One of the reasons for countless children not being adopted is that many states restrict and make it harder for single parents to adopt. If we would make it easier for single parents to adopt, this nation would not have so many children growing up without love, stability, at least a family that wants to try to give them a chance rather than none at all....   [tags: Marriage, Adoption, Need, Want]

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Being A Mother : Single Mother Guide

- Being a mother is something that a majority of women become at some point in their life. Whether they are married or single, a numerous amount of women become mothers at some point. People use to frown upon single mothers constantly. However, being a single mother in the United States has risen dramatically. As of 2014, 83% of mothers are raising their child, or children, on their own. In 2014 statistic show that only 17% of fathers are single. Dawn. “Single Mother Statistics - Single Mother Guide.” Single Mother Guide....   [tags: Family, Mother, Poverty, Father]

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What Does It Mean to Be a Single Parent?

- What does it mean to be a single parent. Many have his or her own opinion about what it means to be a single parent, but being a single parent means that it is now the job of one parent to be both mother and father to their children. Many debate on how children in single parent homes are affected. Some believe that children in single parent households are more at risk than children in a two parent households, but that outcome may vary depending on many different situations. For the past twenty years single-parent families have become more common than the nuclear family that normally consist of a mother, father, and children....   [tags: unintended pregnancies, ]

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The Effects of a Single Parent Home on Teens

- ... Additionally, one reason for this is so that there will not be incest in societies such as Jamaica. Furthermore, it also provides some form of social identity as they are born into the social class, race, ethnicity and religion. As some children have advantages throughout life because of the social identity they acquire from their parents, while others face many obstacles because the social class or race and ethnicity into which they are born is at the bottom of the social hierarchy. According to Murdock single parent families can be reduced through the use of more revenues put in place to help these types of children who are in broken homes either due to divorce, separation or death of...   [tags: sociological analysis, social order]

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A Research Study On Single Sex Education

- Outline for Research Paper Introduction Imagine a hard working student sitting in a classroom where the opposite gender is a source of distraction. The teaching style isn’t tailored to fit his or her needs, which prevents the student’s academic performance from being at it’s best. Studies show that single-sex schools and classrooms benefit both male and female students by helping both sexes to attain higher levels of achievement. Single-sex education has long been provided in educational institutions such as religious, private, and preparatory schools in a diverse range of situations, including individual classes, programs after school, required programs, voluntary programs, and programs to...   [tags: Education, Gender, Female, Male]

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Single Gender Classrooms Are Good For Students

- Some people agree that single-gender classrooms are good for students. Before single-gender classrooms became known, there were no arguments about anything, such as cost efficient and taking kids away from the opposite gender. Before starting a program that segregates students, there needs to be a very good reason why it should be done (Kim). Schools should not promote single-gender classrooms because they are causing more arguments rather than helping America. Ann Kim states, “The ACLU of Maine is demanding that the Sanford School district end its single-gender classes, saying the program appears to violate federal law by relaying on harmful gender stereotypes”....   [tags: Male, Female, Gender, Sex]

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The Parent Struggle Of A Single Parent Family

- ingle Parent Struggle For many years, children growing up in a single parent family have been viewed as different. Being raised by only one parent seems impossible to many yet over the decades it has become more prevalent. In today’s society many children have grown up to become emotionally stable and successful whether they had one or two parents to show them the rocky path that life bestows upon all human beings. The problem lies in the difference of children raised by single parents versus children raised by both a mother and a father....   [tags: Family, Mother, Stepfamily, Father]

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Understanding Multi Camera Techniques, Location and Viewers with TV Sitcom and Other Examples

- Assignment, Understanding Multi Camera Techniques Coverage of action Coverage of action means the use of multiple cameras in a television production to cover all of the action that is in the scene. THE I.T CROWD: SITCOM An example of this I have used is in the TV sitcom: ‘The I.T Crowd Season 1Episode 2 Calamity Jen (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8Y1q9RqBfc) - this scene shows two characters discussing what one of them has eaten and a stress machine the other character has built and another character soon enters in later doing funny movements trying to show off the shoes....   [tags: Shot, Spacial Relationship, Audience]

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A Research Study On Single Parent Families

- I have come to understand from the theorists and researchers in this field of work how single-parent families are able to arise to come into being whole again weather they have never-marry, going through a divorce process, or processing though the death of a family member because they each one will face the same basic tasks back to recovery with no exception to maintain their household. Subsequently, from these theorists, research studies, and from my personal experience I can confirmed that their findings are correct....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Family law, Extended family]

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Single Black Women

- Black women are amazing, smart, loving, independent and strong, yet, many of us are single. We as black women have stereotypes surrounding us more than any race I believe. Many of those stereotypes seem to play into the issue as to why we are single. There are so many astounding black women that single in America and my question is why that is so. I feel as though it is because there are fewer educated black men in America, we are notorious for our bad attitudes, and sometimes we can get too involved into our work to be held back by a black guy who would not help us, but with help from sources like Steve Harvey we can combat this issue and maybe one day get rid of this statistic....   [tags: stereotypes, college graduates]

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Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms

- Single nucleotide polymorphisms are used to study the mutations of alleles by insertion, deletion and rearrangements. These polymorphisms can be associated with predisposition of disease and drug efficacy of an individual. Various technologies and instruments are used to detect polymorphisms and analyze data including electrophoresis, fluorescence polarization, mass spectrometry and luminescence. Numerous advancements in technologies have improved giving way to superior methods of detection....   [tags: drug efficacy, DNA sequencing]

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Sitcom Singles: The Differential Portrayal of Single Men and Women in the Modern American Sitcom

- The average America watches more than 150 hours of television every month, or about five hours each day (“Americans,” 2009). Of the 25 top-rated shows for the week of February 8-14, 2010, six were sitcoms, averaging 5.84 million live viewers each (Seidman, 2010), to say nothing for the millions more who watched later on the Internet or their Digital Video Recorders. The modern sitcom is an undeniable force in America, and its influence extends beyond giving viewers new jokes to repeat at the water cooler the next day: whether Americans realize it or not, the media continues to socialize them, even as adults....   [tags: TV]

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Danger Of A Single Story By Chimamanda Adichie

- In “Danger of a Single Story”, Chimamanda Adichie states that people should not judge others just by a single story that they know about them. I think people should also know other stories about other people rather than a single story, before judging people on that one single perspective, as every person has a different story, and have to deal with different situations. And no two persons are completely alike. People need to accept this fact and should stop misinterpreting people without knowing them....   [tags: Childhood, Child, Person, Thought]

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Advice for Selecting Single Bathroom Vanities

- Single bathroom vanities offer a way to add a stylish sink to any bathroom without taking up a ton of space. This can be especially important in a small bathroom space where space is a premium commodity. Therefore, it is important to know just what to look for in a single bathroom vanity so you can find one that will last a long time. Wood-Finished Single Bathroom Vanities Wood-finished single bathroom vanities are some of the most stylish bathroom vanities available to homeowners. With a wide range of colors available in the varnishes that wood-finished vanities come in, they are available in a style that is sure to complement any bathroom style....   [tags: Types, Description, Functions]

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Pros and Cons to Single-Sex Schools

- Single-sex Schools In the 1990s, there were a mere 2 single-sex schools present in the United States due to legal restrictions placed on sex-segregation facilities; however, as laws — the No Child Left Behind Act, Breckenridge ruling, and the Wood County ruling — have allowed for single-gender educational facilities, this number has risen to approximately 500 schools (Lewin; NASSPE: Legal). Popularity of single-gender schools stems from the academic success of their students as show by their test scores and proficiency scores....   [tags: alternative educational institutions]

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Raising A Child Single Parent Family

- Growing up with only one parent in today’s society is not an unusual thing. For many years, children growing up in a single-parent family have been viewed as different or weird. Being raised by a single parent seems impossible for many people to comprehend, but over the decades it has become more prominent and relevant. Coming from a single-family household does not belittle your ability to be successful, but prepares you to be more emotionally stable and successful whether you have two parents or one....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Parent]

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Single System Design

- Description of Client System Selected Kellie White is a divorced, female U.S. Navy veteran that served on active duty for six years. She is a single mother of a five year old. Kellie separated from military service eleven months ago, and she came to the Arlington Vet Center, a satellite agency of the Department of Veteran Affairs, to discover what counseling benefits she is eligible for under the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). During the initial session, we reviewed her eligibility for counseling benefits under TAP and determined that she has three weeks of TAP eligibility left due to her separating from active duty eleven months ago....   [tags: Design, TAP, REM]

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Negative Effects of Single Parent Housholds

- ... Single parents are more likely to involve their children in the day to day running of the family. Children may have more chores and more responsibility for caring for themselves(Single Parents). parents of the child may include said child into the arguments using the child as the mediator or middle man so they don't have to communicate directly.this usually increases the stress in the childs life. Studies show that frequent moving increases the risk of academic, behavioral, and emotional problems for children with single parents as well( The Future of Children )....   [tags: poverty, behavior, emotions]

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Children From A Single Parent Family

- Matthew Karacson Paul Stabile English Composition I 12/15/2014 SWAG For many years, children raised in a single parent family has been viewed as different. Being brought up by only one parent may seem terrible to many, yet over the decades it has become more widespread. In today’s culture many children have grown up to become emotionally stable and successful whether they grew up in a household that had one or two parents. The problem lies in the difference of children raised by single parents versus children raised by both a mother and a father....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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Single Sex Education: Beneficial or Detrimental?

- Education is a vital tool that every young person needs to be able to start a life of their own. Without education it becomes harder to find a steady job and a stable income. As with any important resource, there are so many debates surrounding different styles of education. One major style of education being debated today is the idea of single sex education. The idea of essentially segregating students based on sex seems outrageous to some people. However, dividing the sexes may be a necessary and important new way to heighten the learning experience....   [tags: Education, Sexual Segregation]

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