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Abortion: A Double Standard

- One of the most controversial issues in America today is abortion. Abortion is the killing of innocent human beings. The numbers of abortion is going up dramatically. Each year doctors are killing babies who could become heroes and leaders one day. Many families are waiting to adopt. It is simply unfair and inhumane to take the life of an innocent baby that is unable to defend itself. During abortion, babies in the womb can feel every pain that an adult would feel going through a same process. Abortion is completely, ethically, and morally wrong because it creates a double standard regarding human life, also there are many families wanting to adopt, and our future leaders and heroes could po...   [tags: adoption, murder, child]

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American Double Standard

- American Double Standard When people hear men’s rights, they think we need “more”, which isn’t the case at all. American’s culture bias is a two way street. Men have to deal with rape allegations, that if proven false or made up, the accuser sees no punishment. If you google meninist you’ll most likely see links referring to the word as a joke. We’ve grown up to not see women in the perspective of the aggressor, but more of a damsel in distress. Many false rape allegation burden men in our society....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Sexual assault, Equality]

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The Double Standard Of Current Sexual Behavior

- The Double Standard in Current Sexual Behavior If you have ever been a mother of a wrestler you know how intense it can be. As you wait for your son to weigh in so they can place him in a weight class, which will determine who he will wrestle during this long Saturday tournament, you become nervous. You watch as each wrestler practices, sizing up each child to see who could possibly be in his weight class, and your son does the same. Who will he wrestle, will he win. As you scan the room you notice a girl....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Gender]

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The Double Standard for The College Athlete

- The Double Standard for The College Athlete In today’s college atmosphere equality is stressed but is there a double standard for the college student/athlete. In the paper I will briefly outline the various ways college athletes are among the chosen ones in the college realm. The differences are apparent from the beginning. Basically the college athlete is given an open door. When a regular student chooses a college he will apply, pay the app. Fee, and then hope his credentials are good enough....   [tags: Sports, Informative]

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The Double Standard: Women Cast into the Shadow's of Men

- From the 12th century B.C. to today women have been pestered by the double standard. They have had to endure constant reminders that it is a man's world and they are just living in it. While women have tried to and continue to fight the double standard through various feminist movements overtime the problem still persists. The "war on women", as some like to call it, is nothing new and judging by how long the double standard has been around, it seems unlikely that the bar of equality between men and women will ever be perfectly just....   [tags: The Odyssey, The Canterbury Tales]

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A Fallen Woman and an Upright Man: The Sexual Double Standard

- ... This idea was also evident in “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets”. Maggie in “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets,” worked in a factory; but after leaving with Pete and “becoming impure”, she was cast out and forced to become a prostitute (Crane 64-65). Through this, she was able to illustrate the sexual double standard because her reputation was ruined, she was disowned by her family, yet Pete continued his life as if nothing had happened. Women were expected to stay "pure" until marriage, therefore women choosing to have sex outside of the bonds of matrimony, were considered scandalous and outrageous....   [tags: Maggie, a Girl of the Streets]

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Double Standard

- The existence of a double standard for Women today is a main reason why women become extremely radical. Women that do not appreciate being stereotyped and discriminated against, protest in forms of rallying and with lawsuits against people or institutions of society. The areas of society that use or even enforce a double standard against women may consider women to be inferior to men. This idea of superiority is discrimination. Often the work place, sports, and within homes do we see this idea of a double standard for women....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Evolution of Women in The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

- The Evolution of Women in The Mayor of Casterbridge Thomas Hardy’s novel The Mayor of Casterbridge takes place in a pretend town in Victorian England. The characters in his novel highly reflect the ideals and morals of the time period. However, during the Victorian Era, different types of women started to form. Hardy outlines the evolution of women during the Victorian Period through the characterization of Susan Henchard, Lucetta Templeman, and Elizabeth-Jane Newson. Although her presence in the novel is brief, Susan Henchard represents a subservient Victorian woman....   [tags: victorian england, double standard]

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Double Standard for Women of Homer's Odyssey

- Double Standard for Women of the Odyssey      Odysseus plans to tiptoe back into his hall through various schemes, one of which is to become beneficial and amiable to the maidservants. With this motivation, he offers to guard the hearth so that the fire won’t dwindle, but the response he receives is more than unwelcoming. Melantho, a beneficiary of Penelope, spurns him saying:           You must be crazy, punch drunk, you old goat.           Instead of going out to find a smithy—or a tavern bench—you stay           putting your oar in, amid all our men....   [tags: Homer Odyssey womody]

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The Sexual Double Standard : How Men and Women Are Perceived According to Their Gender.

- From a young age , many individuals worldwide are socialized according to their gender and what is appropriate for males and females. Socializing according to ones gender starts from the moment you are born when the nurses give you either a blue or pink blanket to wrap the child in. This allows society to known whether the child is a male or female. The double standard for gender occurs within many areas of development for instance the clothes one wears, the toys that are placed with, the jobs and careers one chooses in their later life....   [tags: gender socialization]

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The Double Standard That Has Changed The Perception Of One 's Body

- The double standard that is applied to those with BIID goes beyond just refusing to acknowledge or consider the ‘disorder’ as innate. For even those who would consider BIID as innate, there is still a reluctance to provide the same leeway in body modification as they do for the transsexual. Daly (2016) goes to great lengths to state that, although both share an innateness of sorts, the psychological distresses of the transsexual and BIID person are different, enough so as to warrant different methods for the realignment of the body to mind....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Mind, Transsexualism]

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

- ... Angel Clare freely admitted to falling wayward from the path of righteousness, expecting full forgiveness from a woman. When Tess admitted to being raped, and therefore being void of her purity, Angel replied saying, “‘Forgiveness does not apply to the case. . . . How can forgiveness meet such a prestidigitation as that?” (223). This reveals the injustice for women, that women must actively guard their purity with their lives while men have the luxury of making mistakes. Furthermore, for women, it matters not if she is a victim of a crime, as long as a woman is bereft of her purity, she is unworthy to be wed....   [tags: double standard for women, story analysis]

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Cyborgs: a Twisted Double Standard

- It's difficult to imagine technology as an extension of our bodies, of ourselves. We use technology, we exercise all of a piece of a technology's resources, and then we dispose of it and replace it with a new, and frequently more advanced, technology. But if examined closely, it is evident that technology is not just a means of achieving desired results, but has become an integral and essential part of our lives. Shirts, heating, forks, laundry machines, all of these are technologies that we use to enhance ourselves and our lives....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Double Standard in Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe

- The Double Standard in Robinson Crusoe   As I read the excerpts from Robinson Crusoe I was quite affected by the double standard that was evident on the part of our "hero." This theme of the double standard is one that is realized in most antiquated texts. In explanation, whatever action the white European male performs is exceptionable behavior, but if another character, like a woman or a non-European does the same thing it becomes unexceptionable. An obvious example is Mr. Crusoe whose chosen profession was slave trader turned slave, a condition that was not an attractive lifestyle for him, but was fine for those who did not fit into his racial grouping....   [tags: Defoe Robinson Crusoe Essays]

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A Double Standard for Men and Women in Tom Jones

- For this project, I will be summarizing three different articles that pertain to the argument that there is an apparent double standard for what is acceptable behavior in men versus women in Tom Jones. In addition to summarizing these articles, I will also be adding my own views and comments throughout this paper. The first article is by April London, entitled Controlling the Text: Women in Tom Jones. London begins by stating that Fielding uses a metaphor between property and women throughout the text in Tom Jones....   [tags: Tom Jones Henry Fielding Essays]

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Double Standard Of Masculinity In Gender Role Socialization

- Masculinity is a topic that has been debated in our society extensively, through research as well as in informal settings. Many wonder what it means to be masculine, and if we can really assign a definition to such a subjective term. After all, shouldn't one's own perception be the determinant of what constitutes masculinity. This self-construction would be the ideal in our society, but unfortunately, it represents a false belief. Masculinity has certain characteristics assigned to it by our culture....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The World Full Of Double Standards

- We live in a world where if a man raped a woman, it’s the end of the world full of traumatizing memories and yet if a woman were to rape a man, there would be other women out there just condoning it as if that was ok. Yes, my approach was strong, but I truly believe we live in a world full of double standards, making it a little difficult to live under some circumstances. I feel outraged and disappointed that there isn’t much gender equality out there, but there are feminists and meninists, which I believe isn’t a real thing due to how extreme these people get....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Want, WANT]

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Double Standards For A Woman

- According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a double standard is a situation in which two people, groups, etc., are treated very differently from each other in a way that is unfair to one of them. For years and years there has always been an issue when it comes to double standards. Women have been given them since the beginning of time; whether it is in their relationships with the opposite sex, the household duties, or simply having an opinion. Double standards are still effective in today’s world....   [tags: Female, Woman, Gender, The Scarlet Letter]

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Double Standards And Gender Roles

- Double Standards in Society Society is more satisfactory to men than it is for women, but there are areas in which women have the upper hand against men. While years ago girls were not allowed to do the things men did, and it is now more acceptable in society for women to do some of the same things as men. We have a vast issue with double standards and gender roles. When did it become okay for society to frown upon men or women just because they did something that is not accepted in this society that we live in....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Female]

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Double Standards

- Within today’s society, many people believe that we treat everyone with more equality than we used to ten years ago. However, double standards are a part of virtually everyone’s lives at every moment of their day. Coined in 1912, the term double standards refers to any set of principles containing different provisions for one group of people than for another, typically without a respectable reason. Plainly, it refers to the fact that we have different norms for the behavior of different groups of people....   [tags: unequal application of norms]

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Gender Double Standards

- As one looks through society, one starts to see many cracks and loopholes where one set of standards does not apply the same way for men as it does to women, and vice versa. One of the main and most discussed double standards when it comes to gender is the fact that men are praised for being promiscuous, while women are put down and called names. This double standard goes way back in the societal memory. Evolutionary psychologists suggest that these gender differences have resulted from males’ and females’ different reproductive capacities....   [tags: Gender ]

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Double Standards between Men and Women

- ... Many women are sensitive, but not all of them. There are some very tough women in this world who aren’t afraid to speak their mind and don’t take every little thing to heart. Another thing men are seen to be more dominant in is athleticism. It’s okay for men to play football, hockey, and basketball. When men do any other type of sport such as gymnastics or cheerleading, they usually get made fun of and it’s not accepted. Just as if a woman were to join the football or hockey team. Because of stereotypes, people are expected to certain things with a certain group of people and that’s not always a good thing....   [tags: divorce laws, gender differences]

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The Fiduciary Standard

- Raging in the financial services industry is a fierce debate over which financial professionals should be held to a fiduciary standard. The lack of application of this standard is impacting consumers in ways many are not aware. The fiduciary standard is a critical element of consumer protection and could be a defining moment in the relatively young industry of financial planning. When the fledgling medical profession voluntarily agreed to uphold the Hippocratic Oath almost two hundred years ago, a standard was set for ethics in medicine....   [tags: Finance]

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Analysis Of ' The Double Theft '

- In trying to determine is a story is an urban legend or not, there are several different topics examined within the contents of the story. One of these is regarding how long the story has been around, for stories that are modern are what we consider urban legends and not folktales. A tale that has been around for a significant period of time, but what we would still consider ‘modern’ is “The Double Theft” from The Criminal Mind chapter. In this story, the beginning sentence is, ‘This “true” story was told to me back in 1970 in Silver Spring, Maryland” (Harold, 308)....   [tags: Legend, Urban legend, Folklore, Urban legends]

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Present Day Double Standards Against Women

- Within today’s society, many people believe that we treat everyone with more equality than we used to ten years ago. However, double standards are a part of virtually everyone’s life, at every moment of their day. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that the “double standard” for women is “alive and well” (Barbash, 2014). She is far from wrong. Coined in 1912, the term double standard refers to any set of principles containing different provisions for one group of people than for another, typically without a respectable reason (Macionis, 2007)....   [tags: opressive treatment, masculinity, war]

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Double Standards in Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

- Within most forms of literature there seems to be a representation of a double standard. Even in our societies double standards not only exist but are prevalent. In literature though double standards are sometimes not always noticeable to the reader, however in the texts that we have read double standards are not only noticeable, but are written in a way as if the author wants the reader to pick up on this. It’s fairly comprehensive how when it comes to adultery that the female characters suffer far more from their consequences than the males....   [tags: bad girls, marriage, cheating, corruption]

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Double Standards of Men and Women in the Raise the Red Lantern

- ... This contradicts with how the women act. The Master believes that he is in control, which, in many ways, is true; however, when the Master is not around, the women control the house. They fight and sabotage each other in order to have the “power” of being chosen for the night. The “chosen” mistress controls what the breakfast will be, is given a foot massage, and is given respect from the servants; however, when given so much free time and power, things are bound to go awry. During the 20th century, Chinese women were expected to be pure and chaste....   [tags: contradictions, husband, women, chinese]

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Sexual Double Standards Between Heterosexual Men And Women

- Reid, J. A., Elliott, S., & Webber, G. R. (2011). Casual Hookups to Formal Dates: Redefining the Boundaries of Sexual Double Standard. Gender and Society, 25(5), 545-568. The purpose of this study was to identify the sexual double standards between heterosexual men and women. The authors mention that cultural scripts regarding heterosexuality are highly gendered. Moreover, according to the authors dominant scripts depict girls and women wanting heterosexual relationships, while boys and men are merely interested in sex....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Gender, Human sexuality]

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Virginity And Double Standards Associated With Males And Females

- Virginity and Double Standards Associated with Males and Females The following paper will talk about virginity and factors that affect the way people view it. This paper will also be talking about the different ways culture and religion can change how young people -by young people it is referring to late adolescences and early adulthood- think about the loss of virginity. Another important topic touched is how double standards can create certain stigmas that are associated with males and females....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Gender And Double Standards On The Assessment Of Job Applicants

- Faschi, Martha, Larissa Lai, and Kristen Sigerson . “Gender and double standards in the assessment of job applicants”. Social Psychology Quarterly 57.4 (1994):326-339. web This article was published in December of 1994. The article has not been revised since its publication. This information will still work this are how double standard task descriptions are between male and female in the workplace. A test was taken in order to test this method. This data could be used to support facts within the paper....   [tags: Racism, Discrimination, Race, Employment]

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Society Is the Problem: The Beauty Standard

- There are over seven billion people on earth and every single one looks different. No matter how much people say that being different is unique, they are wrong. Society has set a beauty standard, with the help of the media and celebrities, that makes people question their looks. This standard is just a definition of what society considers being “beautiful.” This idea is one that mostly everyone knows about and can relate to. No one on this planet is exactly the same, but people still feel the need to meet this standard....   [tags: social pressure to be physically perfect]

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The Importance of Standard English

- According to Hudson, a variety is ‘a set of linguistic items with similar social distribution’ . Since the term dialect has acquired a negative connotation throughout the years, academics have started to use the term variety, which is considered more neutral, instead. Therefore, we should start considering the statement according to which ‘A speaker of English is necessarily a speaker of some dialect of English’ . As far as the dialect is concerned, this term refers to ‘varieties distinguished from each other by differences of grammar and vocabulary’ ....   [tags: language, social distribution]

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Double Standards and Stereotypes in "The Wife of Bath"

- In the 14th century Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, which included a progressive view of women's concerns in "The Wife of Bath." During a time when women were still considered chattel existing almost exclusively to produce heirs, Chaucer takes a stand on issues affecting women that were not commonly given consideration. Writing in the first person, Chaucer is able to describe life from the viewpoint of a woman. Through this style, Chaucer addresses subject matter that would have been too candid for a female writer during his time period....   [tags: World Literature]

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Essay on Double Standards in The Taming of the Shrew

- Double Standards in The Taming of the Shrew A very prominent theme in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew is society's double standards of men and women. In the play, Katherina is a very free-willed, independent woman who wishes to follow her own path in life and is not dependent on a man for her happiness. Petruchio is also free-willed, independent and speaks his mind freely. However, where Petruchio is praised for these characteristics, Katherina is scorned and called names. Petruchio is manly and Katherina is bitchy for the same traits....   [tags: Taming Shrew Essays]

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The Fire Main Point Made By Gwyn Kirk And Margo Okazawa

- In the article “He Works, She Works, But What Different Impressions They Make” by Gwyn Kirk and margo Okazawa-Rey some main points are made. The fire main point made by Gwyn and Margo are that there are double standards at work. They begin the article talking about how “annoying the double standards are and how alone they can make you feel”. They say that supervisors and coworkers still judge females by old stereotypes. The authors claim that these stereotypes include saying women are, emotional, disorganized, and inefficient....   [tags: Woman, Female, Male, The Double]

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Double Consciousness and the American Narrative

- The American Narrative includes a number of incidents throughout American history, which have shaped the nation into what it is today. One of the significant issues that emerged was slavery, and the consequent emancipation of the slaves, which brought much confusion regarding the identification of these new citizens and whether they fit into the American Narrative as it stood. In The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B Dubois introduces the concept of double consciousness as “the sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others” (Dubois 3)....   [tags: African American identity]

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Globalization Is A Double Edge Sword

- Introduction Economic globalization phenomenon has gradually come into people’s eyesight since the 1980s. According to Gao Shangquan’s article (2000), the economic globalization means that the world economy has become interdependent, cross-border trade and the spread of goods, services, international flows of capital and technology become more efficient. The progress of science and technology is the main driving force of economic globalization. It is undeniable that globalization can help the world economy becomes more prosperous....   [tags: International trade, Globalization, Economics]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Dress Code, Double Standards, And 4 Other Subtle Ways Women Face Sexism

- Throughout the years, there have been many issues with women in the workplace. In Chapter Five: Understanding Women and Work, many of these issues are discussed. In comparison, the article, “Dress Code, Double Standards, and 4 other Subtle Ways Women Face Sexism at Work” by Ally Bough, also discussing similar issues as the chapter does. I chose this article because the title really stood out to me. This is because it mentioned more than one double standard that women face in the workplace. All of the other articles I found only focused on a single double standard....   [tags: Discrimination, Sexism, Gender, Glass ceiling]

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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 Portrayal Of A Beauty Standard

- How many of you have seen an advertisement lately promoting a product with a beautiful woman or handsome male. They 're all around us because advertisers know their consumers best. They know that we want to strive towards an ideal look other than our own, and in doing so they promote their products to us by using a beauty standard that is above what the average woman or man is. However, using this beauty standard has created many problems among our women and men in the backlash of it all. "We 're losing bodies as fast as we 're losing languages," Susie Orbach, who is a British psychotherapist state, "Just as English has become the lingua franca of the world, so the white, blondified, small-n...   [tags: Female, Male, Gender, Female body shape]

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A Feminine Double : Anti Aging Culture

- In "A Feminine Double-Bind. Towards understanding the commercialisation of beauty through examining anti-aging culture", Anoushka Benbow-Buitenhuis examines the conflicting messages women face when confronted with conforming to cultural standards of beauty, or being labeled as deviant for disregarding social norms. In the view of gender conflict perspective, Benbow-Buitenhuis assesses the role of mass media and the effects on women 's rationality, and irrationality, of consumerism in the beauty market, concurrently with Herbert Marcuse 's theories of magical ritual language, and false needs....   [tags: Sociology, Scientific method, Culture, Deviance]

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Black Reformation through Double Consciousness

- Philosophical writer W.E.B. Du Bois provides a stimulating analysis of the importance of African American existence in a society that emphasizes white superiority and black inferiority. Du Bois introduces the idea of double consciousness, an ideology that defines African Americans seeking to reconcile two different cultures that create their modern identity. The application of this concept is important because discovering the identity of an oppressed and indoctrinated people, desperately attempting to bridge the gap between an elaborate African culture and American adaptation that desensitizes the race from heritage, creates a neutral standard of expression that is used to form a new coheren...   [tags: Du Bois, African Americans, The Veil]

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Top Five Executive Initiatives (T5EI)

- Top Five Executive Initiatives (T5EI) The modern executive leader has to make choices as a critical component of his or her leadership. What, as a leaders, should one value. Standards, values, morals, customs, and cultures all weigh heavily in the mind of the modern leader. The frame of the workplace must be considered. What are the policies, procedures, and organizational model of the company driving it along its course. Consider the following Top Five Executive Initiatives below as the foundation to moral, just, and ethical leadership....   [tags: Standard of Conduct, Principles]

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English As A Modern Standard Of Perfect English

- Just like any other language, English is changing – it borrows or creates new words and changes the meaning, spelling or pronunciation of old ones. These mostly occur in order to satisfy our society 's ever-changing needs, but some people label them as abnormal, impure or even damaging factors to the language while conveniently disregarding the fact that English as we know it is the result of centuries of cumulative variations and that picking a modern standard of perfect English is nothing short of arbitrariness that arose from their desire to keep rigid linguistic standards....   [tags: English language, Linguistics, Second language]

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Importance Of Standard Nomenclature And Assertive Communication

- The Importance of Standard Nomenclature and Assertive Communication in the Professional Healthcare Environment Effective, unambiguous communication is a fundamental professional skill not only in paramedicine (Tavares & Mausz, 2015; Williams, Onsman, & Brown, 2010), but also in essentially every other medical field (Vermeir et al., 2015). Therefore, subskills such as rapport building, assertiveness and active listening are of paramount importance in contributing to healthy workplace relationships (Grover, 2005)....   [tags: Communication, Grammar, Patient]

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The Gold Standard to Reduce Scar Formation

- Since the early 1980s, antimitotics like 5-FU and MMC have been increasingly used as an adjunctive to trabeculectomy, and have become the gold standard to reduce scar formation. However, the nonspecific mechanism of action of these agents can result in severe side-effects 1. Therefore, there is still a need for alternative strategies to prevent filtration failure. We already showed that pharmacological enhancement of trabeculectomy using VEGF inhibitors was able to significantly improve rates of surgical success....   [tags: bevacizumab, administration routes]

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Double Double, Health in Trouble

- Fast food is becoming one of America’s favorite pastimes, but do its benefits really outweigh its hindrances. Today, the fast food industry is beginning to target children and teenagers, gaining more and more of their business. Unfortunately, the side effects of fast food are beginning to catch up with Americans. The strong appeal of fast food can lead to negative effects on adolescents’ physical appearances and mental health, but can be averted through healthier nutritional decisions. Today’s oversized appetites are the result of consumer manipulation....   [tags: Fast food, food poisoning, obesity]

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Torn Between Two Cultures: Double Consciousness and the Protest Novel

- On that viscerally vibrant Friday morning, in that urbanized oasis, a group of primarily Black and Hispanic students united at El Cerrito High School to discuss their parents and peers very real struggle to achieve the American dream. The stories of racism, oppression, gentrification, and deportation filled the classroom with the voices of varied languages and vernaculars, a majority of which felt caught between cultures and pulled away at the seams by opposing orientations. These fourteen and fifteen year olds spoke of parents requiring them to speak the language of a place they’ve never been, of teachers demanding a “Standard English” they’ve never been taught, of friends questioning their...   [tags: minorities, multiculturalism]

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Natural Law Theory and The Doctrine of Double Effect Theory: Thomas Aquinas

- The difference between absolutism and objectivism is that where objectivists believe that there are universal moral principles in which people of all ethical backgrounds and cultures have the validity to follow, absolutists believe that there are underlying values within these beliefs that strictly cannot ever be over-ridden, violated or broken under any circumstances (REF). Furthermore, while absolutists believe in this notion that moral principles are ‘exception-less’, objectivists strongly follow the notion that life is situational and that we as humans have to adapt accordingly to the variables that arise, take them into account, and then make a decision accordingly (REF)....   [tags: moral principles, absolutims, objectivism]

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Sustainable Future: Gabon, Uganda, Liberia, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger

- Rankings: Gabon Uganda Liberia Mozambique Democratic Republic of Congo Niger #1. Gabon Gabon is a small country with a small population of 1.5 million. Its population is expected to double in 25 years. It is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa, and as such, also has the highest energy consumption per capita in Africa. The oil resources allow the small population to have a high GNP per capita of $14,500 (much higher than the other 6 countries). In addition to oil, it currently has a profuse amount of hardwood and unexploited deposits of uranium, manganese, and iron ore....   [tags: standard of living anlaysis]

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Identifying The Concept Of Sliding Window

- i. Windowing techniques Windowing technique uses the concept of sliding window. This is well liked tactic to hand out with time emerging data. Sliding Window give permission to limiting the samples which is going to learn as well as it flush out the old data and add new data, so the paradigm gain the newest idea. The basic idea behind this windowing algorithm is very clear. In windowing technique each sample update the window rather than updating by classifier. A double window strategy shows in “Ref....   [tags: Statistics, Standard deviation, Mathematics]

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Biography of John Davison Rockefler

- John Davison Rockefeller once said that, "I believe it is every man's religious duty to get all he can honestly and to then give all he can." (Abels.) John Rockefeller worked his way to the top during his lifetime, becoming the richest man in America at one time. Then he gave good amount of his lifetime earnings to various charities around the world. He earned his fortune through the oil industry and the countless hard hours he put in to make his company the best. John Davison Rockefeller was born to William and Eliza Rockefeller on July 8, 1839, on a farm in Richford, New York....   [tags: standard oil, oil refineries]

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The Dark Knight: Brilliant Movie that Sets a New Standard in the Superhero Film Genre

- “Some men aren’t looking for anything logical, like money. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. Some men just wanna watch the world burn...” Having artfully explored the origins of the caped crusader in Batman Begins, director Christopher Nolan puts Gotham City under a completely new perspective in The Dark Knight, the thrilling second instalment of his superb reinvention of the superhero franchise. Gotham has returned to a state of fraudulence and criminality. Crime lurks at every corner....   [tags: films, movies]

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Double Standards Between Men And Women

- There are some people in the world that believe there are double standards between men and women, because women can do the same thing as men but receive hatred for it. For example, a man can have intercourse with multiple women and obtain praise for it, but when a female is with multiple men she is called harsh words. There are a massive amount double standards that have to do with males and females. Men earn more money in a job while a woman is paid just a little less for doing the same job as a man....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Female]

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The Standards Of The Standard Setting Board

- With financial standards being somewhat confusing for certain companies to adapt to, it can prove problematic for these standards to become uniform. Ball (2006) claims that “The notion that uniform standards alone will produce uniform financial reporting seems naïve”. The reasons against the adoption of these standards, whether they are localised or globalised, are that some countries, or companies, may ‘symbolically comply’ to these standards, essentially complying to these standards on paper, whereas their practical standards do not change....   [tags: International Financial Reporting Standards]

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The Double Helix

- The Double Helix   "The discovery of the structure by Crick and Watson, with all its biological implications, has been one of the major scientific events of this century." (Bragg, The Double Helix, p1) In the story of The Double Helix, James Watson tells of the road that led to the discovery of life's basic building block-DNA. This autobiography gives insight into science and the workings within a professional research laboratory that few members of society will ever be able to experience....   [tags: Double Helix Essays]

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Carbon Budget Report : Carbon Cuts

- Carbon Budget Report The world produces so much carbon dioxide emissions as a whole, but every countries individual part of this varies. Germany is the country that I represent and it emits 745,384 tonnes of CO2 per year which is not as much as the USA who emits 5,433,057 tonnes. India has more than Germany but less than the USA at 2,008,823 tonnes of CO2 with Indonesia even lower than the previous countries at 433,989 tonnes. However, the lowest country is Lesotho in Sub Saharan African which only emits 18 tonnes of CO2 and China by contrast with the highest amount at 8,286,892 tonnes of CO2 per year....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Emission standard]

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The Need for Accounting Standards

- What would financial statements look like if there were no accounting standards?” Accounting standards are a set of principle that govern current accounting practice and are used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions. Having financial statements in the same format allow them to be compared and in this essay we shall discuss how the accounting standards came about, and why it continues to exist until this very day, as the format of such practice has changed dramatically over the years as they are now used as a reference when problems occur....   [tags: Accounting Standards Research]

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The New Standard Time

- The New Standard Time Changing the time of the clocks twice a year has become an antiquated chore that requires millions of people to set their clocks forward one hour in the spring and back one hour in the fall. Though there may be slight adjustments that are made from time to time, Standard Time is practiced 1/3 of the year from early November until mid-March, and Daylight Saving Time is practiced 2/3 of the year from mid-March until early November. When Daylight Saving Time starts in March, it creates long evening hours for the summer time, which creates more daylight for outdoor activities that people like to enjoy....   [tags: Daylight saving time, Time zone, Standard time]

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James Watson's The Double Helix

- James Watson's The Double Helix James Watson's account of the events that led to the discovery of the structure of deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA) is a very witty narrative, and shines light on the nature of scientists. Watson describes the many key events that led to the eventual discovery of the structure of DNA in a scientific manner, while including many experiences in his life that happened at the same time which really have no great significant impact on the discovery of the DNA structure....   [tags: James Watson The Double Helix DNA Essays]

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The Economy's Growing and the Standard of Living in the United States

- During the 20th century economy has changed and international trade has been developped. It allowed to increase our standard of living. Therefore we need to understand why countries have opened their boarder and what the impact is. To do that we need to understantd what the trade bring to us in defining the comparative advantage. After that one important point is to understand which effect the technological change has on trade. Then the main point that it’s whether trade is benefical for everyone or leads to dangerous competitveness and why this behaviour can happen like protectionims and which are the consequences....   [tags: USA, Krugman, economy, standard of living,]

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The Problems With Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

- Although most senators, representatives and school officials support common core state standards (CCSS), they have not received or researched the history of how CCSS introduced itself. Furthermore, they do not understand that local control is being taken away, which results in the eventual destruction of excellent, local schools, students, and future generations. Two private trade organizations located in Washington, D.C, wrote the CCSS at the request of Achieve, a company created by Bill and Melinda Gates....   [tags: common core state standards]

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Rockefeller And Standard Oil During The Civil War

- One Rockefeller had partnered up with a colleague to establish a shipping company that made significant profits during the Civil War. These profits were used to start up Standard Oil, which was in the oil refinery business. Rockefeller and Standard Oil had different types of business power such as economic power, legal power, political power and power over individuals. During this time, the government did not have policies to ensure fair business practices and Standard Oil took advantage of that....   [tags: Standard Oil, Sherman Antitrust Act, ExxonMobil]

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The Financial Accounting Standard Board

- In corporations around the world there is one thing that will be used in a daily basis, which is inventory. The inventory is a very important part of the business operation to include current asset in the balance sheet. (Kokemuller, 2016) The management of the inventory in a cost-efficiently is crucial for the corporation to ensure its generating higher revenues, profit, and minimize losses to have a successful fiscal year. (Kokemuller, 2016) There is United States generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and international financial reporting standard (IFRS) that are mostly used to deal with inventory of a corporation....   [tags: International Financial Reporting Standards]

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Standard Cell Characterization

- Introduction: - In the present scenario, it is very hard to design a circuit using full custom methodology because of the increase in the complexity due to decrease in the feature size. So, most of companies are following the semi-custom approach to reduce the cost & time to market which are the most important parameters for any successful products. To follow the approach of semi-custom, designer need a characterized library of standard cells e.g. logic gates, data buses, sequential building blocks like F/F's etc....   [tags: Standard Cells]

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Double Consciousness Is It Good Or Bad?

- DOUBLE CONSCIOUSNESS What is double consciousness. Is it good or is it bad. Does it affect us or the people around us. What kind of impact does it have. Double consciousness is when you are an individual from a society and you adapt to that while growing up with another society’s culture simultaneously. The identity is divided into a few levels. For example, how you act when you are alone or with your own and the way you act outside or in larger groups. Most of America continues to live double consciousness because it has many diverse societies and cultures within the “American” culture....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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The Contradiction Of Double Consciousness

- several projects. The contradiction of Double consciousness, leaves him feeling unfulfilled. He struggles to cope with the two identities, husband and employee. However he works to defeat this double conscious feeling by working with his service officer. He negotiates flexible working hours so he is able to fulfill his role in the company and his role as a husband without the two conflicting. The two concepts are perhaps the most powerful writing of the sheer burden of African-American in our society....   [tags: African American, Race, Racism, W. E. B. Du Bois]

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Benjamin Bancroft- The Double Agent

- Events leading up to the American Revolutionary War played a key role in what one would define as double agent operations. What is a double agent. The Merriam-Webster describes a double agent as serving one government while in reality the agent is spying for another government. One such double agent was Dr. Edward Bancroft. Researchers have played the epic game of tug of war with the idea that Edward Bancroft was a double agent spying for both, the Great Britain and the United States of America....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, American History]

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Billy Wilder's Double Idemnity

- Double Indemnity - Scene Analysis Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity is one of the best representatives of the film noir era in Hollywood as it contains all the main characteristics of the genre. The general darkness present throughout the movie is embodied in the plot which reveals the moral bankruptcy of the main characters. It is also present in the mise-en-scene choices such as the dark costumes and modest lighting with the great emphasis on shadows (Allyn 1978, p. 117). The main character’s voice-over, another important film noir characteristic, brings this darkness to life and communicates it to the audience with brutal honesty....   [tags: Scene Analysis, Characters, Genres, Film Analysis]

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Jean Kirkpatrick: Machiavellian Wonderwoman

- Jean Kirkpatrick: Machiavellian Wonderwoman In 1979 Jean Kirkpatrick published Dictatorships And Double Standards, an article dealing with U.S. foreign policy under Jimmy Carter, including policy toward the Sandinistas in Nicaragua. Kirkpatrick argues that Carter “abhors only right wing autocrats” ((43) and that he ignores the primary goal in foreign policy which should be U.S. interests. In her world view, the end justifies the means and stability should be sought over any sentimental notions about democracy for, or sovereignty of foreign nations....   [tags: Dictatorships And Double Standards Essays]

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Double Theory Of Double Consciousness

- 1) Double Consciousness- Double consciousness applies to how Clare Kendry views herself. She is trying to fit in to the white community by acting white and going along with her husband’s resentment of black people, but at the same time she wants to be a part of the black community again. He husband states “I don’t dislike them. I hate them. And so does Nig for all she is trying to turn into one” (page 69). This is possibly the best representation of Clare. She wants to be part of the black community, but she also acts like or really does hate that it is a part of her, which is why she has tried so hard to become white....   [tags: White people, Black people, Racism, Race]

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The Wife of Bath: The Catalyst of Modern Female Standards

- Where would society be today without the Wife of Bath. This is a question not commonly asked, but has had an underlying influence on women’s standards across the globe. With lack of moral value, the Wife of Bath became the most acrimonious character Chaucer had invented. While many other characters stirred up controversy as well, there lie no doubts that the Wife of Bath was written for a specific reason: to break the double standard between males’ and females. Geoffrey Chaucer went about breaking the double standard in a variety of ways....   [tags: The Wife of Bath Essays]

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The Standard Oil Company

- The Standard Oil Trust of Ohio was and American oil producing, refining, and transporting company. It was founded in 1863 by John D. Rockefeller and lasted until 1911. During 1868, Rockefeller expanded the oil company to become the largest oil refining company in the world. In 1870, the company was renamed Standard Oil Company. After it was renamed, Rockefeller purchased most of the oil companies that were currently in business to make one large company. Rockefeller’s actions created a monopoly....   [tags: History, Ida Tarbell's Role]

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Standard Model: Gauge Theory

- 2. Standard Model The Standard Model is known as a gauge theory, and is based on the symmetry group SU(3)C⊗SU(2)L⊗U(1)Y; as described in the previous section the symmetry group of standard model, describes the strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions, via the exchange of 8 massless gluons and 1 massless photon, respectively, for the strong and electromagnetic interactions, and three massive bosons, W± and Z, for the weak interaction2. Leptons and quarks which are the building blocks of the fermionic matter, are characterized in the structure below, (3) (4) (5) and each quark appears in its three different colours, as shown below2, (6) The notation in the above equa...   [tags: Higgs mechanisms, mecanical engineering]

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Developing and Up-Keeping Sexual Standards

- Young adults everywhere in the United States are embracing the moral change in sexuality because they are able to acceptably exploit themselves sexually. Teenagers listen to music about sex, they eat foods advertised sexually, and they even wear scents and clothing made to make them seem sexually appealing. In effect, if young adults are pressured to choose and even stand up for their sexuality then how will they truly understand the importance of maintaining high sexual standards. The education of sexual conservation provides an understanding of marital purpose versus addiction to untamed, bodily attraction which is important because marriage very much defines motives and morale in society....   [tags: sexual conservativism]

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Using A Double Ten Frame And Counters

- Targeted Skill: The student will use a double ten frame and counters to assist on composition and decomposition when dealing with math facts with sums less than or equal to the numeral 20. Targeted Grade Level: The student “Cassidy” is eight years old and is repeating second grade this school year; she did not pass math last year. She is below grade level on her math computation skills and attends a pull-out RtI program for math four times a week. I assisted her within the confines of the RtI program with the RtI coordinator present....   [tags: Subtraction, Addition, Elementary arithmetic]

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Becoming A Double Major With Leadership And Management

- My overall goal in life is to impact people in a positive way. To make them feel as though they matter and that they can achieve anything. This is why I have chosen to become a double major with Leadership and Management, because I believe I will better understand the factual information that involves motivating and inspiring others. With this being said in five years I will be making a difference. I will be leading people to success, inspiring them to also make a difference, and proving that anything is possible....   [tags: Want, Need, Emotion, WANT]

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A Private Industry Metadata Standard with Benefits for Libraries

- The ONIX standards for metadata are XML-based standards intended to facilitate the transfer of bibliographic and production information along the book and e-book production and supply chains. Its origin and development were originally intended to organize and standardize supply chain metadata for the publishing industry, but libraries soon found many benefits to its use, and now several methods of incorporating ONIX data into library catalogs exist. This paper focuses on ONIX for Books, which includes the standards for both printed and electronic books....   [tags: onix standards, XML, books, OCLC]

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Students and Parents are Responsible for the Falling Standard of Education in Nigeria

- Students and their parents, not teachers are responsible for the falling standard of education in Nigeria. The acquisition of educational degrees and certificates used to be the aim of every student and this usually was backed up with the support of parents. As a result of this, the standard of education in Nigeria was kept high and this was beneficial to both parents and students. The quest for quick wealth coupled with laziness has disrupted our educational system in the sense that students find it difficult to learn properly....   [tags: standards of education, Nigeria, students, parents]

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Double the Dose

- Double the Dose "Youz a hooooo. HO. Youz a hooooo. HO. I said dat youz a ho," screams the rapper Ludacris from my alarm clock radio at six o'clock in the morning. I slam the snooze button and curse myself for joining the army. I have physical training today. I jump out of bed and hurry to get dressed. Then, I run over to the training site and join the rest of my fellow classmates. These individuals are becoming very special friends to me. We run together; we do pushups and sit-ups together; we force each other to go further than the limit allows us; we yell at one another; and we feel pain together....   [tags: Feminist Feminism Gender Equality Papers]

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