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Nursing Reflective Practice

- INTRODUCTION The aim of this report is to look at a critical incident that occurred in placement and relate this to the theory and knowledge regarding communication and interpersonal skills, so as to demonstrate an understanding of my views on the art and science of reflection and the issues surrounding reflective practice Reflection is part of reflective practice and a skill that is developed. It can be seen as a way of adjusting to life as a qualified healthcare professional and enhancing the development of a professional identity (Atwal & Jones, 2009)....   [tags: Nursing Reflection ]

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Network Forensics

- Most small to mid-size corporations cannot afford a complete Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). A lot of large outsource this operation as well. The team being internal or external makes a significant difference in the first stages of an investigation. We will assume that we are working as a forensic contractor. Given the most opportune situation our forensic team should consist of multiple job titles, but some of these may be held by the same person. One very important position is a legal representative....   [tags: Technology, computers]

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Solving the Issue of Fellow Officers Abusing Their Power and Sometimes Taking the Law into Their Own Hands

- How can police officials solve the issue of fellow officers abusing their power and at times taking the law into their own hands. In the field of law enforcement, it can be difficult to balance what is the right course of action to use based on the criminals and their intentions while being placed under arrest. It is important that officers make all the appropriate precautions so that their decision to implement use of force cannot be miscued as abuse of power. Police officers are on the force to protect and serve that is why it is detrimental for the department, community, and themselves to make the most responsible decision even when they are faced with the worst of circumstances....   [tags: a matter for internal affairs]

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Existence of Crime

- Goals of this paper are to discuss the conflict model and the consensus paradigm and explain the relation they have to crime. An in depth description of hate crimes that falls under the violent crime typology will be given and references to a few high profile cases that relate to this focused crime will be assessed. A consensus interpretation in regards to the strain theory will be elaborated upon, and then an interpretation based on the conflict paradigm will be offered. Definition Consensus view is one way a criminologist studies crime in a society....   [tags: Group Conflict Theory, Racial Tension]

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Sexual Violence in Prison

- It is very difficult to prevent sexual violence outside the prison and jail area, nevertheless, imagine the issue inside the prison and jail area. There are people who will think the inmates deserve it and that they should not be helped since they are prisoners. Sexual violence has been going on for centuries and it is not a new issue. It is not until the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 that requires the Bureau of Justice Statistics to develop new national data collections on the incidence and prevalence of sexual violence within correctional facilities....   [tags: criminal justice, prisons, prisoners]

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Southwest Airlines Discrimination Case

- Southwest Airlines Discrimination Case Recently, a Southwest Airlines discrimination issue surfaced resulting from comments expressed by a Southwest pilot during a private conversation. The two minute conversation transpired on March 25, 2011 and was inadvertently broadcast over a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control frequency in the Houston, Texas area during a flight from Austin, Texas to San Diego, California. According to the accusations, the comments were perceived as demeaning and derogatory with regard to the Southwest Airlines flight attendant employee group....   [tags: Case Review ]

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The Importance of Environment and Quality Management Within a Business

- Introduction Historically health and safety and other risk aspects such as environmental and quality management have been viewed by organizations as areas which are important in some operations within a corporation but do not directly correlate with the core activities of a business. This has always caused a downward trend when it comes to funding of management systems that enable health, safety, quality and environmental risks to be effectively be sustained. Currently, with the rapid evolution of the industrial processes as well as the manner in which industries conduct business, there has also been a rapid evolution in the way environmental issues are tackled worldwide....   [tags: EHS management, organizations]

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How the Narrator Learns Racism in "Montana 1948"

- David the narrator of ‘Montana 1948’ reveals his lifelong experiences that he gained during his childhood. With the incident that took place at the age of twelve he grew up keeping them stamped in his memories. Maturity changes the way people think act and behave towards other people, David the main character displays this clearly as his view on his Father and Uncle Frank develop and change. At the beginning when we are first introduce to all the characters , we see that David admires Uncle Franks as being a hero and just a all round qualities....   [tags: Montana 1948, racism, ]

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Fraternities and Why They are Misunderstood

- Fraternities and Why They are Misunderstood Fraternities have been a major part of student life at universities all over the world since the beginning of the 20th century. For many students they have offered an improvement in social life, more friends, opportunities for athletics, and a great sense of brotherhood. Unfortunately, since their beginning fraternities have been questioned about their activities. Many people today think that they subject their members to harmful acts better known as "hazing." Massachusetts General law defines hazing as: [A]ny conduct or method of initiation into any student organization, whether on public or private property, which willfully or recklessly enda...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Men as Victims

- According to RAINN, (2009) approximately 10 per cent of all victims of sexual assault and abuse are adult and juvenile males. In terms of the nature of assault, real figures include a compendium of reported incidents ranging from unwanted sexual touching to forced penetration. To qualify this statement, it must be understood that the percentage does not reflect a vast number of crimes that go unreported due to issues that will be discussed in the present paper. Sexual assault is an under-reported crime....   [tags: Sexual Assault, Male Victims]

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The Deepwater Horizon Offshore Oil Rig Bp 's Risk Management

- Before the Deepwater Horizon incident, Tony Hayward, the CEO of BP has made the following statement in the company’s annual report regarding the needs of risk management, “Risk remains a key issue for every business, but at BP it is fundamental to what we do. We operate at the frontiers of the energy industry, in an environment where attitude to risk is key. The countries we work in, the technical and physical challenges we take on and the investments we make – these all demand a sharp focus on how we manage risk.” (BP, 2009) BP has established a safety and risk management operation system called Operating Management System (OMS) to forecast and treat potential operational risks....   [tags: Risk management, Management, Operational risk]

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Analysis Of William Golding 's ' Lord Of The Flies '

- ... They all come to the consensus that if there is any probability that they are rescued, they must see eye to eye on how to live on the island until so. Yet, there is a halt in the communal ways of the island once the boys come to the realization that they are not going to be rescued soon. As a result, the boy 's psyche become filled with the terrorous thought that they might die. After all, they are wealthy and young children who were never exposed to such a fear inducing idea. The boys directly resort to violence....   [tags: African American, Black people, African diaspora]

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Ethical Concerns Regarding the BP Texas City Oil Refinery Explosion

- Background BP was founded in 1908 under the name Anglo-Persian Oil Company. They changed their name to British Petroleum in 1954 and merged with Amoco in 1998. (BP Public Website, 2010) “The Texas City Refinery is BP’s largest and most complex oil refinery... It was owned and operated by Amoco prior to the merger of BP and Amoco.” (Michael P. Broadribb, 2006) Throughout their history, there have been a number of accidents that have been caused by negligence and disregard of safety precautions....   [tags: oil industry, ethics]

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Should We Be Funding Domestic Violence Shelters?

- Should we be funding Domestic Violence shelters. Domestic violence is a problem in our country with nearly 1 million women experiencing at least one incident of domestic abuse each year, (2009/10 British Crime Survey). Social-program funding is being scrutinized in the current economic climate with doubts as to whether American tax dollars should be used to help victims of domestic violence. Cutting funds for government programs that assist victims of domestic violence is not an option for many reasons....   [tags: Violence Against Women Essays]

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The Art of War by Sun Zi

- The Art of War written by Sun Zi is the first book of war tactics in the world. Nearly every war in ancient China would apply the tactics in The Art of War. In Chu-Han war period, which was a famous historical incident that resulted in the establishment of Han Dynasty, many tactics in The Art of War were widespread used. The tactics in The Art of War influenced the success and failure of the Chu-Han war a lot. Liu Bang and his strategists applied the strategies well in the war therefore he finally won the war....   [tags: tactics in Chu Han war]

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William Shakespeare 's The Merchant Of Venice

- ... Despite the fact that Shylock and Antonio are far from friends, Antonio’s reputation is such that Shylock trusts him to pay back the money. And this is not blind trust, but an example of ethos- Antonio has credibility. Conscientious Shylock would not loan to a destitute individual, or one unable to pay him back. Loaning money as a career requires scrupulous habits, and Shylock cannot afford to be a slipshod usurer. Therefore, the wealthy Jew must be sure that his loans will be repaid- and Shylock can sure of it, due to Antonio’s strong persuasive appeal of ethos....   [tags: The Merchant of Venice, Shylock, Portia, Mind]

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Bullying : A Victim Of Bullying

- Being bullied is difficult for the person who has to endure the bullying and others who care about that person. This tragic incident occurs to numerous individuals in the world. Bullying normally affects individuals who are in a school settings and work environments. Anyone can become a victim of bullying. When an individual becomes bullied he/she is unable to make decisions and is controlled by the person who is bullying them. The bully enjoys making decisions for the individual who is now the target of various attacks....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victimisation, Self-esteem]

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The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

- ... In not knowing of their relation, Amir treated Hassan not as a friend, but just as a follower however, Hassan looked up to Amir and, in his eyes saw him as a close friend and someone he could trust. Despite Amir’s treatment, Hassan through out the novel would do anything for Amir no matter what; Specifically, Hassan even told Amir he would eat dirt for him, stating “For you, a thousand times over!” (67). Another key example of Amir’s devotion towards Hassan is when the two boys went out to compete in the winter traditional kite running tournament, where Amir cut his opponent 's kite of Hassan went out to go catch the kite for Amir....   [tags: Khaled Hosseini, Hazara people]

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Nuclear Power Plants Provide Electricity For People All Over The World

- Nuclear power plants provide electricity for people all over the world. They allow us to turn on the lights when it gets dark, watch TV, and even cook. Unfortunately many people are afraid of nuclear power plants because of their history of mishaps. On March 28, 1979 one of the USA’s most well-known nuclear accidents occurred. The incident occurred on Three Mile Island, a small island in the middle of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. The accident occurred from a fault in the reactor’s cooling system causing the temperature to rise so high that it immediately shut off....   [tags: Nuclear power, Three Mile Island accident]

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Impact of Increased Police Presen ce in a Non-Criminogenic Area

- Impact of increased police presence in a non-criminogenic area Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Reno, Mail Stop 214, 1664 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89557, USA As we all know, the presence of law enforcement resources, police in particular, in high crime areas does reduce crime rate through the fear of apprehension, but what impact does an unexpected and extreme police presence have on non- criminogenic areas. The article that I am evaluating studies whether increasing in police attention in non-traditional high crime areas succeeds in its deterrent affects or instead creates more crime and disorder problems in these communities....   [tags: criminal justice, crime]

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The Pain of Achieving the Good Life

- The cost of the good life is personal as displayed in Akira Kurosawa's Village of the Watermills, Martin Luther King's "Letter from a Birmingham jail", and Dr. Colburn's common lecture Rosewood. The cost of the good life is the sacrifice of some sense of security with each personal choice we make and each action we take to acquire the good life. It seems that in America we are blessed with continuously evolving innovation that provides us with so many conveniences. However, it is these conveniences that deter us from the good life by clouding our sense of purpose in life....   [tags: ]

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Roswell Speech

- In the summer of 1947 a series of puzzling events took place at Roswell, New Mexico. In the early days of July one of the influential and concrete UFO cases of all time evolved. It is not exactly known what took place due to various military and government cover-up campaigns. My proposition is that extra-terrestrial entities and their craft were found in the desert near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. There are 3 main points which will prove that this event took place. 1st: There were many eyewitness accounts of the incedent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gun Alcohol On Her Real Property

- ... Upon a search of the property, the officer found empty beer cans and liquor bottles. Id. at 4. Brady would like the firm to examine whether she is in violation of knowingly allowing minors to consume alcohol on her real property. DISCUSSION Brady will most likely be in violation of knowingly allowing minors to consume alcohol for two reasons. First, relevant aspects of Michigan Law have been met. Second, based on the evidence and principles outlined by courts, her conduct constitutes knowingly allowing minors to consume alcohol....   [tags: Blood alcohol content, Alcohol, Beer, Ethanol]

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Healthcare Systems Module: Case Study

- 1. What kind of additional information would you need to gather to confirm the nurse was diverting narcotics. To determine if the nurse was diverting narcotics, I would first want to discuss with the staff that stated that she suspected a fellow coworker of diverting and get the whole story from that nurse. I would document everything that the staff nurse told me, all subjective and objective data. Then, I would document what I saw that made me suspected the nurse as well. I would have all information about the first and second incident ready to present to either human resources or my supervisor....   [tags: drug diversion, drug use, nursing]

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Writing a Police Report Narrative

- Report writing is a form of writing that gives it reader information a type of writing that explain what is taking place or what has taking it a recounting of events . Most newspapers use this type of descriptive recreation of events within their report writing they explain the circumstances of case, court proceeding, type of crime that occurred, etc. (Police reports and there purpose (n.d). Newspaper writer try to explain to the readers what took place and why it is or should be topics of concern police report writing follow the same guidelines....   [tags: Writing Police Reports]

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Hazing Cases and Qualified Immunity

- Introduction: In recent years several high profile national cases have brought hazing to the forefront in American society as a real issue and a problematic one at that. According to recent statistics from the University of Maine, 1.5 million high school students are hazed each year. Of the athletes who have reported hazing, 40% have reported that a coach or advisor was aware of the activity. 22% report that the coach was actually involved in the activities. (Allan & Madden, 2008). Moreover, 36% of students say they would not report hazing primarily because “there’s no one to tell,” and 27% feel that officials or coaches won’t handle the situation right....   [tags: humiliating, dangerous initiation rituals]

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V. St. Louis Hockey Club

- ... The trial court agreed with the plaintiff’s argument that as per the doctrine of respondeat superior, the defendant was liable for their employee’s negligent actions that led to the plaintiff’s injuries. As part of their ruling, the jury awarded $175,000 in damages; none of which were punitive. Both parties appealed the ruling. Both parties ended up appealing the ruling. The plaintiff appealed the ruling, as they believed that they were entitled to punitive damages. The defendant, on the other-hand, appealed; as they believed that the district court was wrong not to grand their initial motion for a summary judgment....   [tags: Appeal, Court, Appellate court, Trial court]

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Leonard Peltier Should be Released from Prison

- Leonard Peltier is currently serving time in the Leavenworth federal penitentiary for the shooting deaths of two Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) agents. According to FBI documents, at around 11:50 A.M. on June 26th, 1975, agents Jack Color and Ron Williams were supposedly searching for Jimmy Eagle, a thief wanted for stealing a pair of cowboy boots. The agents encroached on the Jumping Bull Compound in Oglala, South Dakota of the Pine Ridge reservation, in two separate vehicles that no one could recognize (Incident)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive]

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double standards and church and state

- Double standards are when there are a set of rules for one set of people and another set of rules for another set of people. How dose this pretain to the seperation of church and state do you ask. Relgion in school is my answer. We as students are not supposed to preach our religion in school. But along with that there is also a section within each of our text books that is all about religion. Teachers tell us that those are only classics and we have no reason to complain. Then they expect and incourage us to discuss about the a religiose storys within our text books....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Dilemma Of An Accountant

- The ethical dilemma in this case is one that Daniel Potter is faced with. Daniel is a staff accountant at a Big Eight accounting firm, Baker Greenleaf. He was given the duty of performing an audit on a wholly-owned real estate subsidiary (Sub) of a long-standing and important client of his firm. Oliver Freeman is Daniel’s project manager. Oliver is the one that gave Daniel the task of performing the audit, and he is expecting a clean opinion from Daniel on the analysis of the Sub in order to secure the clients account exclusively....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals ]

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Network Security Sensors

- There are numerous network security devices and tools available intended to aid in computer network defense, and these tools are often relied upon for protecting against increasingly sophisticated, stealthy, and damaging attacks. This will be an analysis of the features and benefits for various Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDPS) and other network traffic monitoring tools in regards to defending high value targets against attacks from advanced persistent threats. The current generation of security devices has an exceedingly difficult time in providing an absolute defense against such threats, and the situation is particularly grim for targeted, novel attacks....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Measuring Organizational Safety Culture

- Measuring Organizational Safety Culture Introduction How does an organization assess safety culture. Before we tackle that question lets define safety culture. There are many definitions of safety culture but for the purpose of this discussion we will define safety culture as a “Collective values and norms an organization has regarding safety”, Terry Miller, National Safety Council. Most safety professionals would agree to adequately assess an organization’s safety culture you must first develop a series of indicators to gauge performance....   [tags: Management]

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Nuclear Feasibility in Pakistan

- Nuclear power is a source of energy which is regarded as not only an answer to the forthcoming energy shortage but is also considered relatively less harmful to the environment. Yet the high risk it poses on the safety of human life in view of the catastrophes caused by it in the past, the opportunity cost of investing in nuclear power stations rather than other useful projects, and the extensive research and development costs that it requires make its feasibility for a third world country like Pakistan questionable....   [tags: nuclear energy, fukushima disaster]

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Effects of Stress

- Stress is in all areas of life, and is focused in three areas; time, environment, and liability. It can be used as either a noun or a verb, and the effect on the body are both positive, and negative. When discussing stress in an emergency services role, it has the potential to interfere with the ability to function in a prescribed professional role. Acute stress activates a part of the brain called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrena, or (HPA) system. Breathing will become rapid, and the spleen will discharge red and white blood cells, to support the increased oxygen flow throughout the body, thus readying the body for the event....   [tags: Time, Environment, Liability]

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Connecting Magical Realism and Psychology

- Connecting Magical Realism and Psychology At first, German art critic Franz Roh used the term "Magical Realism" to describe a style of painting (Roh 15). Eventually, Arturo Uslar Pietri adapted the term in order to describe a type of literature (Leal 120). While the exact definition of Magical Realism is open to interpretation, it is certain that Magical Realism gives a deeper meaning to ordinary life by unearthing mysteries that hide behind the world (Roh 16-17). In order to uncover these mysteries, Magical Realism combines fantasy with reality (Flores 110-111)....   [tags: Magical Realism Psychology]

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do high school administrators have the right to have unannounced locke

- Do high school administrators have the right to carry out unannounced body or locker searches. Does it violate the student’s body or personal belongings. Many people think that it is wrong for administrators to have random body and locker searches, but I think it is ok and somewhat necessary. Having unannounced body searches or locker searches is necessary because they keep schools safer, they enforce rules and they avoid harmful incidents. Random body and locker searches keep schools safer. When someone or their locker is searched, whatever it is that is illegal is removed and the student is suspended....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi

- In this autobiography of Anne Moody a.k.a. Essie Mae as she is often called in the book, is the struggles for rights that poor black Americans had in Mississippi. Things in her life lead her to be such an activist in the fight for black equality during this time. She had to go through a lot of adversity growing up like being beat, house being burned down, moving to different school, and being abuse by her mom's boyfriend. One incident that would make Anne Moody curious about racism in the south was the incident in the Movie Theater with the first white friends she had made....   [tags: Anne Moody Coming Age Mississippi]

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Comprehensive Incendiary Investigation

- After looking at the five steps in comprehensive incendiary investigation it looks like a form of scientific method used in many other areas of fire investigation. The five steps are fire scene investigation, assessment of investigative needs, formulation and evaluation of a strategy, implementation of strategic plan and presentation of formal investigation. The five steps, like the scientific method, they have a beginning, middle and end. After I go over the five steps then I will identify the methodology in securing the interview, identify the interviews I will need and I will list some question....   [tags: Law Enforcement]

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Chile Miners Rescue

- The mining industry has played a central and often tragic role in Latin American history, starting with the hunger for gold and silver that drove the Spanish conquest and led to the enslavement of indigenous people. 5th August 2010, 33 Chilean miners were trapped 2,000 feet underground for over two weeks. The miners were working at a depth of around 450m (1,475ft) at the San Esteban mine, near the city of Copiapo, when the rock above them collapsed. (Herald, 2010) This was a headline around the world and forever pain for the miners and their family members....   [tags: crisis management, search and rescue]

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Bullying and School Violence

-      The article title states exactly what the article talks about, the many different cases of bullying and violence in schools. The title tells you exactly what to expect from the abstract but does not give away any information on what it includes. The author did a good job deciding on the title because although it is simple, it grabs your attention, it certainly did mine. Bullying is a very common happening among young children so the title having the word bully in it, draws your attention. It could have been a little more creative but I do like the title and feel that it is both effective and appropriate....   [tags: School Violence essays research papers]

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Social Injustice in the novel Of Mice and Men

- I'm going to talk about the social injustice which had taken place on most of the characters in the novel Of Mice and Men. In the plot of "Of Mice and Men", all of the ranch workers got very little amount of money although they worked for long hours. They had only one free day and stayed in one room which was not large enough. Generally, they were all in a lower status than their boss, they didn't have a family or anyone to depend on. In addition to these, they had also suffered from the attitudes of Curley (who was the son of the boss) towards them, and they couldn't do anything about it....   [tags: English Literature]

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Crime Statistics Do Not Reflect True Crime Rates

- Crime statistics are not what we are led to believe. We hear a lot about the crime rates going up and down from the media and they tend to expand on specific types of criminal behavior that might be of interest to the public. When politicians are running for office we are told that the crime rates are down due to the tough crime policies that they have been implemented. Citizens seek crime rates for assistance in determining if the area they reside in is safe. Some people wish to get a general idea of the crime rates for a specific neighborhood where they are thinking of purchasing a house....   [tags: Papers Research Crime Criminal Essays]

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Lyndon B. Johnson's Immediate Advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution

- Lyndon B. Johnson's Immediate Advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution President Lyndon B. Johnson's immediate advocacy of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, acting as head of state, influenced Congress to unintentionally give him a blank check in conducting the Vietnam War. Johnson's accusation of unjustified attacks on American ships by the North Vietnamese in the Gulf of Tonkin led to the resolution's nearly unanimous passage in Congress three days later. Although with the passage of time the certainty of these attacks has come into question, President Johnson through his presidential powers was able to get the Tonkin Gulf Resolution passed, which gave him near free reign in conducting the Viet...   [tags: Papers]

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NIMS

- NIMS is a uniform set of processes and procedures that emergency responders at all levels of government will use to conduct response operations. NIMS helps improve cooperation and interoperability among organizations. The framework is adaptable and accessible. It encourages all hazards preparedness. NIMS enables a variety of organizations to contribute successfully in emergency management and incident response. NIMS creates uniform professional emergency management and incident response practices....   [tags: Government]

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Changes in Jared in the Play Blackrock

- The author of the play/book ?Blackrock?, Nick Enright has written a very dramatic play towards today?s society. During the book he uses lots of techniques to make it relate to the audience, therefore making it more appealing to the readers. Friendship is also a major factor in the book, ?Blackrock?. Throughout this play, many different attitudes and values are brought up. It is very appealing towards my age bracket because of its relevancy. In the beginning, Jared is seen as a party animal and just one of the lads, this all starts to change after the incident the night of the partying Blackrock....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Posession of Guns in the USA

- Posession of Guns in the USA Zimring and Hawkins states that America is a gun culture with these words from the report of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence in 1969. "Firearms have long been an important part of American life. For many years the armed citizen-soldier was the country's first line of defense. Firearms no longer play a significant role in keeping food on American tables, yet Americans own and use firearms to a degree that puzzles many observers. If our frontier has disappeared, our frontier tradition remains" (Zimring and Hawkins, 1987: 30)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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The Crown Heights Riot Of 1991

- The Crown Heights Riot of 1991 Anti-Semitism has been prevalent throughout the world since the establishment of the Jewish religion and unfortunately, traces of it can still be found to this day in the United States. What exactly is anti-Semitism. It is the intense dislike for and prejudice against the Jews; it can range anywhere from simple opposition to the Jews to vicious hatred displayed through physical torment. Some examples of the more publicized cases of violence against the Jews include the attack of Irish workers and police on the funeral procession of Rabbi Jacob Joseph in New York City in 1902, the lynching of Leo Frank in 1915, the assassination of Alan Berg in 1984, as well a...   [tags: American History]

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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre as a Gothic Novel

- Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre as a Gothic Novel Jane Eyre, written by Charlotte Brontë, is considered by many to be a 'gothic' novel. The use of 'supernatural' incidents, architecture, and a desolate setting helped to decide this classification for Jane Eyre. Many cases exhibited the use of 'supernatural' occurrences. For example, when Jane Eyre was ten years old, she was locked in a room called the 'Red Room' for misbehaving. In this room, it was written that her uncle passed away there. Because of being told this, Jane Eyre believed that the light she saw float across the wall was her passed away uncle coming to avenge her mistreatment....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre Essays Papers]

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The Roswell Ufo Crash

- The Roswell UFO Crash In 1947 a UFO was seen near the town of Roswell, New Mexico. It was witnessed by many of the residents and was described as something not of this planet. The government denies any evidence of this event occurring and has covered it up for may years. Now that more information has become available to the public, it is clear that something extraordinary happened. The town of Roswell, New Mexico was the location of many UFO sightings in the later 1940's and was supposedly the location of a secret military base....   [tags: essays research papers]

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ISO 18001

- In this report we will look at how the LaingOrourke Safety Management System (SMS) meets the criteria of; OHSAS 18001 and how the LaingOrourke SMS policy can also be mapped across it. In the mapping document (see below in file two) I have laid out in the first column the 18001 clauses; in the second column I have laid out what the clause is. In the third column I have laid out the section of the SMS that matches the criteria of 18001, the fourth column identifies what is in that section of the SMS to correspond to it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What´s Sovereignty

- ... After this incident, Singapore’s government reputation was tarnished due to lack of competency which makes people ponder of the safety in Singapore as it was one of the safest countries in the world. However, after Mas Selamat was captured and detained back to Singapore, proper measures was taken by the government. Through this incident, Singapore’s security has tightened and preventive measures are taken to forbid another incident like this from occurring as it threatens sovereignty. Also, public education was taught to help people remain wary and keep a look out for suspicious items or conduct....   [tags: terrorism, government, singapore]

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An Analysis of L.A. Confidential

- Although not entirely uncritical in its portrayal of race, L.A. Confidential further cements white as the “invisible norm” in film. The film makes a few points about police racism and white—specifically Anglo—dominance in the LAPD, but the few critical points the film makes are limited to the institutions portrayed in the film; the primacy of whiteness throughout the film itself goes unquestioned. Furthermore, its stereotypical representations of minorities sabotage any chance the film had to offer criticism of white hegemony in either its historical setting, 1950s Los Angeles, the late ’90s world in which it was made, or the universe of noir film....   [tags: Police Corruption 2014]

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We Must Put an End to the Violence in Israel and Palestine

- I am a strong supporter of the State of Israel, but at the same time I feel great sympathy for the Palestinian cause. In wanting to maintain the security of its borders and in preserving its control over the occupied territories, Israel has often found itself in the role of an occupying oppressor. Both sides have been embroiled in a terrible, long standing conflict in the occupied territories, which Israel acquired in the 1967 six-day war. However, between the stone throwing of the Intefada and the rubber bullets of the Israeli Army, moral courage and human righteousness shine through....   [tags: Israeli Palestinian Conflict]

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Fire Fighting Technology

- Fire Fighting Technology Innovations in Communication Technology This 80,000 pound powerhouse was just purchased by the Swarthmore Fire & Protective Association. Equipped with a 100-foot aerial and a 2000 gallon per minute (gpm) Hale single stage pump, Tower 14 can knock down just about any fire. "The first five minutes after the first fire apparatus arrives on scene at a large-scale fire are coordinated chaos." Joe Lombardo of the Garden City Fire Department made it a point during fire school to emphasize that a good firefighter will always maintain a clear head even in the most harrowing of circumstances....   [tags: Technology Technological Essays]

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Explore 2 episodes in the novel ‘Heroes’ which you find most dramatic

- Explore 2 episodes in the novel ‘Heroes’ which you find most dramatic and interesting. The novel Heroes was written by a great popular author called Robert Cormier as it shotrlisted for The Carnegie Medal in 1999. Robert Cormier started his career as a journalist as it wasn’t shortly after he had published his first work of fiction when he was only 20 years of age. He was a controversial author who regarded glossing over the harsh realities of life, however disturbing as a betrayed of his youth readers....   [tags: English Literature]

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Request for College Credit in Firefighting

- Request for College Credit in Firefighting In this paper I intend to prove that I have the classroom instruction and the practical experience which qualifies for six hours of credit in the fire science field as outlined in State University's course catalog. I will show that I understand the principles of fire protection and fire prevention, and also show that I understand the chemistry of fire, the different classifications of fire and the factors contributing to fires. I'll show that I can identify hazardous materials, and techniques of fire prevention and some techniques of fire protection....   [tags: Papers]

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Leadership and Ideology in Animal Farm

- The Theme of Leadership in Animal Farm Sub-theme: Power Corrupts The sub theme of power corrupting people is very eminent in animal farm. The leaders on the farm - the pigs, were the brains of the farm. The animals let the pigs lead the farm, thereby placing them into a position of power. This power corrupted them as they became more and more greedy and their ideology became more and more corrupted. Also, the pig’s transgressions of the rules of animalism worsen as they grow in power. In chapter 2, when the 7 commandments were first written down, there was already a slight corruption in the pigs....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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On Writing in America: The Politics, Criticism, and Fiction of William Dean Howells

- On Writing in America: The Politics, Criticism, and Fiction of William Dean Howells Upon hearing of an event which has become known as "The Haymarket Incident," a violent outbreak that involved strikers at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company on May 4, 1886, William Dean Howells felt provoked to respond.1 Whatever personal motives this highly publicized incident sparked in Howells, who was successful novelist and influential critic of the literature and social issues of his time, the strike and subsequent executions of seven of the protesters involved had a trenchant effect on this respected man of letters....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Aquila by Andrew Norris

- Aquila by Andrew Norris is a novel in which the main characters have a wonderful adventure. “Aquila” by Andrew Norris is a novel in which the main characters have a wonderful adventure. This essay will examine how the author portrays the theme of adventure through his clever use of characterisation and key incidents. In this novel a pair of best friends is on a school trip and they find a flying machine. However because it is a school trip they cannot take the flying machine home so they hide it at the site of the school trip so that they can return later and get the machine....   [tags: English Literature]

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Carrie and Columbine: American Gothic

- Carrie, by Stephen King, and the Columbine High School Incident; looked at separately, they are to things that have nothing to do with each other. Carrie was Stephen King’s first major novel and a New York Times bestseller. Columbine was and incident in Colorado that happened in 1999, where two high school seniors orchestrated a bloody massacre at their high school. The two events occurred over twenty-five years apart, but when juxtaposed we can see many similarities between the book ant the incident, the fact that they are gothic in nature in particular....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Job Analysis

- As assigned, a new competency model for the design engineering roles for the Spray boat need to be designed from scratch for the company of Sunsailors. The two new roles for the current Spray boat work are Chief Design Engineers (CDEs) and Junior Design Engineers (JDEs). Two of CDEs and ten of JDEs need to be recruited within two months’ time. Notably, there were similar design engineering roles existed before in Sunsailors company which is the Wave boat. Though some aspects are similar to the current Wave boat work, the Sunsailors accounted the competency model as outdated, altogether with that reason and due to the nature changing of the job, hence, to generate a new competency model, a s...   [tags: competency model, design engineering, CDE]

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Comparing Newspapers

- Comparing Newspapers I have been told to write a piece of coursework examining how the three newspapers The Mirror, The Times and Newsweek report a news story on the cable car accident. High up in the mountains of Cavalese in northern Italy on the 3rd of February 1998, 20 skiers plunged 300m to their death when a warplane slashed through the wire of a cable car. It also left another cable car dangling perilously in mid-air, as the jet pilot carries on as if nothing had happened....   [tags: Papers]

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A Reflection On College Drinking

- In the past few months I have learned a lot about myself. When the incident first occurred I was very angry. I know plenty of people that drink that are under age and they don’t get caught. I kept asking myself why me. At first I was hesitant to change, but the last few months have been eye opening. I have definitely used this situation to my advantage. There are so many things that I have learned about myself. I have used these last few months to really evaluate my life and set new goals for myself....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Help Desk Software Tools

- A help desk is a resource that a majority of companies use today. Help desks are designed to provide users with information and assistance for technical support of hardware or software. Many help desks involve a support person working to assist customers to solve a problem directly or forward the problem to someone else. Often, services are provided by call centers or over the Internet. This paper will review three help desk software packages: Aegis Service Desk, which is local software, CRMdesk, which is remotely hosted, and, ReadyDesk which is completely web based. Local help desk software is software that requires local in...   [tags: Technology Software]

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The Western Lawman

- The Western Lawman The west was filled with various characters ranging from cowboys, bandits, bar owners, and ultimately the law. The different attitudes towards men of authority during the western era can be seen through the national radio show of Gun smoke. The knowledgeable, caring, and just sheriff of Dodge County named Matt Dillon portrays many societal roles as he is faced with perplexing situations. Through three episodes of Gunskmoke, the reoccurring theme is that Matt Dillon is the law, the judge, and often the jury....   [tags: American America History]

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American Invovment in Vietnam

- In American History, the nineteen sixties and the nineteen seventies were extremely turbulent and controversial times. Protest rights were being tested and occasionally suppressed, new moral and political values began to develop, and the Vietnam War dominated the twenty-year period. Vietnam invited many young activist people to begin a huge movement of anti-war protesting denouncing the war, the government, and even the soldiers who were picked against their will to fight. Reasons for American entry into the Vietnam War are controversial, and everyone has a different opinion on why we got into the conflict....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays]

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stress and law enforcement

- Management and Dealing with Stress in Officers It is important that law enforcement officers are able to handle stress and build his or her zone of stability. Officers have a ready-made support system in each other. They better understand the special problems and feelings that come with the job that friends and family members don’t. That doesn’t necessarily mean that this relationship with their fellow officers will cure all. Sometimes, because of the “macho” image that police officers uphold, they will give back negative feedback in a situation where an officer needs comfort....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Regulation of Hockey

- Regulation of Hockey Last year during a professional hockey game an ugly incident occurred. Marty McSorley of the Boston Bruins flagrantly smashed his stick over the head of an opposing player, Donald Brasheer. Fortunately, Brasheer escaped with just a concussion. McSorley however, now faces more than the customary five-minute penalty, or even a game misconduct. Canadian officials are taking matters into their hands and pressing charges. Some hockey fans strongly disagree with the course of action, thinking it will taint the tough reputation that has earned the sport so many fans....   [tags: Papers]

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Pearl Harbor

- I am going to focuse on the relations between the United States and the Japanese after W.W.I and Pearl Harbor. There were a few incidents out of this book that I felt were very interesting that helped contribute to the United States and Japanese mistrusts and miscalculations over the next twent or thirty years until the relations ended up in war after the surprising terriblr=e terrorist bombing of Pearl Harbor. Thus, causing the start of World War II. The first incident that I wanted to discuss out of this book took place in 1922....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Laws of Life

- Laws of Life "Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it."(Anais Nin). This means that every person one comes in contact with has an influence on his life. One should never forget the people who go out of their way to be nice to them. Influences others have on my life are the most important details of my life. There have been many influences on my life, three of which stand out the most, my laws of life. One influence on my life is people. Miss Haferman is a person who has had a very great influence on my life....   [tags: essays papers]

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Police Brutality

- Policing places men and women in an often dangerous and stressful role, dealing with suspects at every level of criminal offenses. In such situations, an incident may arise that needs to be dealt with decisively. Policing agencies have strict guidelines, categorizing forcible coercion into separate levels of severity. It is when an officer uses a more than acceptable means of coercion that this physical manipulation becomes excessive. Police brutality is arguably the most publicized form of Police misconduct, especially in recent history....   [tags: The Growing Epidemic of Police Violence]

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The Jungle

- Upton Sinclair was the most prolific writer in the history of America. He did most of his work focusing on how the politicians are corrupting the United States and how it will be made a better place; he also wanted political and social reform. The jungle was published in the 1906.it was a grim indication that led the government to a regulation of the food industry inspection. The jungle was specifically written to draw the government's attention to the working condition faced by laborers in America....   [tags: American Literature]

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Kent State

- Kent State In 1970 the nation was in its highest state of controversy. The generation gap that had begun to form in the sixties was now more of a ravine. The youth of America was finally standing up and raising their voices in protest against all the problems that plagued the country they would have control of in years to come. There were many events that helped in feeding the flame in the hearts of Americans. One such event was the Kent State University incident. It is an event that touched the nation and made such a profound mark, and yet it only lasted for thirteen seconds....   [tags: National Guard History Kent State Essays]

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Freedom Riders

- Freedom Riders “Freedom Riders” were a group of people, both black and white, who were civil rights activists from the North who “meant to demonstrate that segregated travel on interstate buses, even though banned by an I.C.C. Ruling, were still being enforced throughout much of the South” (The South 16). The Riders attempted to prove this by having a dozen or so white and black Freedom Riders board buses in the North and travel through Southern cities. This was all “a coldly calculated attempt to speed up integration by goading the South, forcing the Southern extremists to explode their tempers” ('Freedom Riders' 20)....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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Employee Violence

- Employee Violence INTRODUCTION: When we hear the word violence, many of us think about crime in the streets. This paper will focus on workplace violence committed by employees. Today more than 1,000 Americans are murdered on the job every year, 32% more than annual average in the 80’s (Toufexis 36). It is very hard for people to imagine that their job site can be a potential target for violence. To some people their job is like their second home. Employees who suffer stress, are terminated from work, under paid, or who have problems with management/co-workers are the ones more likely to engage in workplace violence....   [tags: Work Job Essays]

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Fifthe Business

- Fifthe Business Guilt is defined as a feeling of responsibility or remorse for some offense, crime or wrong committed. Guilt is a major theme in the novel Fifth Business. Dunny has been raised in a strict Presbyterian household which has encouraged him to feel guilt about many minor things. Even though Paul was not born at the time of the snowball incident, Paul Dempster still feels guilty towards his mothers simple mindedness. Percy Boyd Stautons repressed guilt does considerable damage and ultimately recoils on himself....   [tags: essays papers]

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Psychological Analysis

- Patient Analysis Arleen has been a police officer for ten years. Currently she is on paid medical leave for three months and has three weeks left before she is due back at work. Arleen’s parents have been divorced for sixteen years. She still keeps in touch with her mother, and talks to her on a regular basis. Her father is an alcoholic with a history of physical and mental abuse towards his children. Arleen has two brothers, one that she keeps in contact with and one that she does not. She stated that her aspirations to become a police officer originate from her not being able to protect her family from her father when she was a child....   [tags: essays research papers]

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farming

- Farming I am doing my paper on farming because that is my job and the pay gets s me through college. Farming is a very important and a very hard job at times. A lot of farmers don’t get much credit for all the work they do and they don’t get much pay for it either. When most farmers grow in age they start to get crippled and start to get arthritis. All farmers have a few stories about their experiences on the farm. I am going to tell you about some of mine and some of my boss’s. The other things I am going to wrote about in this paper is some of the equipment we use, the number of cows he milks, the animals he has on his farm, stuff about his family and himself....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Organizational Improvement

- Organizational Improvement As a function of the Air Force organization, my organization (2nd Medical Group) at Barksdale carries its own specific mission, "To provide medical support for our war fighters and Barksdale community…anytime, anywhere." The BE mission is to "provide operational (environmental and occupational) health risk assessment expertise to enhance commander decision making and health service support capabilities" (kx.afms.mil, 2006). Organizational/Department Mission Bioenvironmental Engineering (BE) Element (department) performs and manages activities in the fields of industrial hygiene, occupational health, radiological health surveillance, and environmental protection...   [tags: Performance Improvement Analysis]

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Anthrax

- Anthrax Bacillus Anthraces, commonly known as Anthrax, is a bacterial infectious disease involving the skin, lungs, and gastrointestinal track in its host. Anthrax affects humans and animals, usually resulting in death. This bacteria is passed to humans through contact with infected animals or the products produced by infected animals. Anthrax originates in the soil as spores, which can live up to 48 years, and is transmitted to animals who graze or live on farmlands and on any infected areas. In recent years, more attention has been given to Anthrax when it was discovered that it could be passed by biological warfare....   [tags: Terrorism]

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