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The First And Second Generation Of American Independent Cinema

- When delineating between first and second generation American Independent cinema directors there is a fine line separating the two generations. This line usually lies somewhere in the early 80’s when the term ‘American Independent Cinema’ first began to emerge. Many other things that were pertinent to the American Independent Cinema movement also arose such as the emergence of video as a media form. There is a strong distinction in the change of dynamics between film school in the first and second generation of American Independent filmmakers as well....   [tags: Film, Independent film]

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Quebec Should be Independent

- The French pioneers arrived on the land of today’s Canada before the 17th century, in which they called New France. The English started to colonize North America in the 17th century, and it dominated the land by defeating the French after the French and Indian War, (McDougal Littell World Geography, page 156). Francophone’s population remained a minority in Northern America. The tension between the two ethnicities worsened, so the French asked for an independent nation. Canada and the Quebec province have been trying to reach a general conclusion by looking at the following three main aspects....   [tags: Quebec Independence]

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Independent Boys Vs Independent Girls

- ... Her friends have their own expectations and criticize the life she is living or wants to live because it doesn 't match up to their ideals. And random people on the Internet are quick to point out how ridiculous she is for wanting what she wants or acting like she does. She is hit with resistance every which way she turns, and it can be frustrating as she tries to do what is best for her, but it doesn 't stop her. 5. Their Goals Are Killer Marriage and kids can be goals of independent girls, but they also have some passionate goals that go beyond the scope of traditions....   [tags: Want, Need, WANT, Lebanon]

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The Pros and Cons of an Independent Central Bank

- 1. INTRODUCTION In 1962, Milton Friedman wrote the essay “Should There Be An Independent Central Bank?” Since then, half a century has passed. Nowadays, many countries in the world have their independent central banks. But the discussion about whether central banks should be independent does not end. This paper will try to 1) provide the arguments on both pros and cons whether central banks should be independent; 2) provides evidence about the relationship between central bank independence and inflation in developed countries, developing countries and transition countries....   [tags: Central Bank Independence]

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A Brief Note On Independent Contractors And Independent Contractor

- ... This normally happened when the employee agrees on doing the service by having a written contract stating that the employee isn’t really a classified as an independent contractor. A relationship between both parties are very important to have that foundation of trust and clear communication because if anything was to go wrong, the consequences can be a problem for the overall organization. Reading Mary’s case scenario I personally believe that there should be more adequate information that should be provided in order to come up with a final assumption on deciding if Mary is an employee or a contractor....   [tags: Employment, Contract, At-will employment]

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The Importance Of Being An Independent Individual

- From a very young age, my mother taught me to do things for myself. As I got older and asked her why she encouraged that idea in me, she told me it was because she wanted to be able to know I could take care of myself when she is not here anymore. That is when I understood her reason in why she enforced my independence, instead of depending on her so much. Of course, everyone at one point in their lives was dependent when we were kids, but eventually we all become independent when we reach adulthood....   [tags: Person, Individual, Want, Individualism]

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How to Be Independent in a Relationship?

- Often, if you look around, you will find that most people give utmost importance to their partners. Surely, it is a good sign, until you reach the state wherein you constantly think about ways to keep him//her happy. So what does it take to be independent in a relationship, without jeopardizing your own happiness. Well, for most, the idea of an independent relationship relates to be able to go out with pals, relaxing on a Sunday morning and having some sort of command over the remote when watching television with the partner....   [tags: partner, happy, space, friends, hobbies]

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Elasticity Of The For Each Independent Variable

- ... “When demand is elastic—that is Ed >;1—a given percentage increase (decrease) in price is more than offset by a larger percentage decrease (increase) in quantity sold” (McGuigan, Moyer, and Harris, 2014). Since, the product is somewhat elastic an increase in price will result in lower quantity sold. Looking at the cross price elasticity it resulted in 0.68. From the analysis of our price elasticity we can determine that since the result is positive our products have a substitute effect on one another....   [tags: Supply and demand, Price elasticity of demand]

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Should Scotland Be an Independent Country?

- Prior to 1707 the island of great Britain housed two separate kingdoms , the kingdom of England and that of Scotland, although both had been under the rule of the same monarch since 1603, they were separate entities with individual parliaments. However with the acts of union- which proposed the joining of the two kingdoms – passed and both were amalgamated forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain, the act also brought them together under the parliament of Great Britain. While a surrender of independence was unpopular in Scotland, more than 300 years later, Scotland has not fully given up her national identity and thoughts for independence....   [tags: separate kindoms, monarch, finances]

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The Origin of the Independent Black Church

- The Origin of the Independent Black Church In today’s society the African American church is one of the largest institutions that promotes education, civil rights, and moral values to African Americans today. There are many different denominations such the National Baptist, the Church of God in Christ, the African Methodist Episcopal, and etc. Out of these organizations some of the most influential civil rights leaders came from these institutions of faith. But have you ever thought where did these churches come from....   [tags: slaves, transition, culture]

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Miss Independent : The Duchess Of Malfi

- Miss Independent: The Duchess’ Battle with the Patriarchy A woman of Renaissance-ian nature was stereotypically linked to the male dominant in her life. In contrast, the women that were powerful – and there were plenty – were subject to the idea that the female body was not strong enough to live up to a male counterpart. Rarely is the support of feminism and feminine sexuality seen in a time ruled and respected by powerful males. John Webster, however, presents a character of social prowess and sexual determination in his play The Duchess of Malfi, juxtaposing the social views of a woman with his characterization of the Duchess....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Sociology, Woman]

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The Expansion Of A New Independent Nation

- ... By 1803, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio were brought into the Union as states; between 1816 and 1821, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, and Missouri were admitted as a result of the second burst of expansion. With this westward expansion came the customs that the migrants had from their Eastern regions. For example, those that went to the area known as the “Old Northwest” (today’s region of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota) from New England grew wheat as their primary crop, had dairy farms, and planted fruit orchards....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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An Independent Woman By Daisy Miller

- ... If she is only following her nature, then she would not have these thoughts. Furthermore, she tries to change other people’s opinions on Mr. Giovanelli by making him sings on Mrs. Walker’s party. She would not do this, if she does not think it through. However, because her ideas are based on different values, she only makes the situation worse. Her relationships with Winterbourne and Mr. Giovanelli are also following her ideas rather than following her nature. She tells Winterbourne that she has always had “a great deal of gentlemen’s society” in America (James, 11)....   [tags: United States, Sociology, European American]

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An Example Of An Independent Variable

- 1. Independent variable (pg. 39) – a type of variable that is controlled by the experimenter, and comes before the dependent variable. An example of an independent variable in a study would be the amount of time played by a college football player. 2. Dependent variable (pg. 39) – a type of variable that is influenced by the independent variable. An example of a dependent variable would be the amount of hits the football players takes compared to how much time they play. 3. Hypothesis (pg. 47) – a proposed statement of results made about a problem in a research study that is expected....   [tags: Sampling, Sample, Stratified sampling]

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Children Should Be Independent Learners

- ... Education should be something that a child will want to look forward to, not depise it for the rest of their days. If happiness is brought into their independent learning skills maybe learning wouldnt be so bad, and perhaps fun. Thats what I would like for students everywhere. We have defined happiness formally as the complete and sufficient good for a human being, but there are many different views of what sorts of life satisfy this definition. Agreeing with me, Aristotle believes the several ways in what happiness consists in....   [tags: philosophy, education, academics]

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Women Are Becoming More Independent

- ... To become established in one 's life and have stability in a job and finances is more important than finding a spouse immediately after college. Sheehy’s essay describes the phases of life that the average American experiences, however compared to modern day women, it does not match up. Most modern women appear to have a plan of action, they are not wandering around unsure of what to do. The idea of family models does not affect a portion of women as they may or may not want children in the future and in modern day America it is not unusual for a woman not to have children....   [tags: Woman, Female, Girl]

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Becoming Independent, Challenge, And Responsibility

- A sense of becoming independent, challenge, and responsibility is what students might feel when they are about to attend college. However, some of us are not so fortunate to experience the perks of independency. I was confused. I felt overwhelmed with all the choices I was about to make. I did not know what to expect after high school. A sense of insecurity and negative thoughts invaded my mind. The pressure to keep on sustaining a successful academic record and keep a rigorous balance between my academics and personal life became much greater....   [tags: High school, Want, Need, Sibling]

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A Productive and Independent Life

- Social work has been described as a promotion of well being for clients to live happy productive lives and to age well is to live with the greatest possible quality of life by adapting to declines in performance. Thus, assisting the elderly as they age to lead lives most conducive to them continuing a positive and uplifting experience is key to those social workers, aiding with elderly clients. Below are the answers to the questions regarding the provided case vignette, as I see them. 1. Client is an elderly widower who resides with his daughter, her husband and his three grandchildren....   [tags: Social Work]

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External Auditors Must be Independent

- ... The presence of an external auditor allows creditors, investors or bankers to use financial statements that have been prepared with confidence. Although it does not guarantee the accuracy of a financial statement, it provides users with some reassurance that a company’s financial statements give a true and fair view of its financial position and its business operations. It also provides credibility, where in business, is a major asset. With credibility, the willingness of investors, bankers and others to relate and undertake business projects with a company increases....   [tags: scandal, policies, manipulate]

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Independent Movies: The Cloud Atlas

- ... The third story is about Luisa Rey, a journalist in San Francisco who discovers a conspiracy regarding a nuclear power plant in 1971. But before Ray receives the incriminating evidence, her inside man is killed. She begins to investigate with the help of the scientist Isaac Sachs and the plant’s head of security Joe Napier. Sachs is also murdered and the assassin makes an attempt on Luisa’s life, but Napier steps in and saves her. Together, they manage to kill the hitman and expose the conspiracy....   [tags: film analysis]

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Independent Filmmakers: The Cohen Brothers

- There is no doubt that good fortune and big success will not patronize people for no reason. The reason could be that some people work really hard on their work, and it could be some people get a lot of help from other people, and it could be some people get huge talent and use it well, and it could be some people have a lot of enthusiasm for the thing they are doing. Working and living in film and art industry, in many times, “the four reasons” are extremely significant and integral in order to get achievement....   [tags: movie and art industry]

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The Declaration Of Independent Is The Strongest Piece Of American Literature

- On June 11th 1776 the Continental Congress tabbed five men who were given the task to write one of the most important documents in America’s history; The Declaration of Independence. During a time of immense diversity people living in the colonies of what was soon to be The United States of America were yearning for something that could place them under one large umbrella. This committee of five men consisted of John Adams from Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, Robert R. Livingston of New York, Roger Sherman of Connecticut and of course Thomas Jefferson of Virginia....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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The Independent Games Movement

- For any fan of video games today, they may have realized a certain breed of game that has risen to prevalence over the years after a large period of time languishing in the “underground” of conventional games development. These games have become more prominent due to the fan bases which support them, and also due to the constant attention from mainstream gaming media and larger gaming companies. These are independent games - games that are created without the boon of a publisher’s funding. Usually crafted by smaller teams of designers, artists and programmers, the independent gaming movement is looked upon as the “punk era of gaming culture” (as explained by indie developer, Rami Ismail)....   [tags: Video Games, Gaming Industry, Game Developer]

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The Independent Electoral Commission

- The Independent Electoral Commission -An approach to its Financial, HR Management and ICT functions- The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is an independent organisation established under the Chapter 9 of the South African Constitution not only to conduct elections to the National Assembly, provincial legislatures and municipal councils in South Africa, but also to promote and safeguard democracy. In 1993, a temporary Electoral Commission was created to manage the first democratic elections of the national and provincial legislatures, which were held in April 1994....   [tags: conduct democratic elections, south africa]

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Helping Children Become Independent

- Cut the apron string is allowing young infants to grow-up and be independent. Some culture believe in this this behavior while others don’t agree with it. An example of cut the apron string: Now, that Todd is eighteen his mom expect him to get a job and move out her house. Todd mother believe she has done everything she needed to do to help him. Todd mom wants Todd to get a job and because independent. This is an example of cut the apron string. When infants are born they depend solely on adults....   [tags: attachment and separation]

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George Wallace: American Independent

- Voting for president of the United States is a very big concern. Americans vote for their president elect on several different categories, campaign platform, personal beliefs, Democrat or Republican Party, and in the earlier years, whether they were from the North or the South. One such person was George C. Wallace. Wallace campaigned in favor of segregation, but was he really for segregation, or did he just believe that the government was stepping on state’s rights. Wallace attended the University of Alabama in 1942, and graduated with his law degree....   [tags: Politics, American History]

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Singapore's Independent Music Scene

- As Singapore’s indie, or independent, music scene grows, a prominent problem surfaces: Singaporean indie bands and musicians are underrated and not given enough opportunities in their homeland. This paper explains why there is a need for more opportunities to be accorded to indie musicians. Indie music is “music [that is] produced and funded by any band or label not affiliated with … major corporate labels like Sony or Epic”. (Andrews, 2006, para. 4). A few factors have resulted in indie music gaining popularity worldwide over the years....   [tags: Music]

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Slacker: An Independent Film

- Slacker is an independent film, which has no conventional narrative structure. Instead it is a series of stories encapsulated within conversations between random ever- changing characters. All of which are in some form misfits in society. The protagonist changes every few minutes and there is no conventional character arc. It is an observation of different people living in Austin, Texas. It focuses on conversation between characters, but does not become involved in their lives. Following one protagonist for a time and then moving to the next as the character cross over....   [tags: short narrative, harry potter]

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Independent Films

- Filipinos started making movies in the year of 1919. The first Filipino to make a movie goes to Jose Nepomuceno, also known as the ”Father of Philippine Movies”, Since then the Philippine movies became hit. Lately after Foreign films rise in the Philippine cinema. In the Year 2000’s, it shows the dramatic decline of the Philippine movie industry. The Hollywood films control the mainstream cinemas even more and the movies produced in Philippines gradually decreases that is why many producers and production companies stop producing movies after losing a million of pesos....   [tags: film industry, filipinos]

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Independent ISPs

- The viable option that could help create more competition that is seen as a real alternative to the big players by consumers . That could help result in reduced prices and the minimize the throttling of networks that reduces speeds of independent ISPs as well as their own customers. The option I believe that would best achieve these results would be to allow foreign investment to help independent ISPs better compete by reducing the percentage of how “Canadian” a company has to be. The current marketplace allows for big players to control the market because they have the capital to control the infrastructure needed to run a viable ISP service....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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Independent Indonesia

- What the meaning of word Independence. Is that just free from the colonizer. Is Indonesia now can be considered truly an independent country. After 64 years proclaim its independence, Indonesia cannot make itself become an independent country because development in Indonesia both physical and non physical still dependent to foreign country. There is a quotation said that Indonesian soil is very flourishing, you can plant everything in this country and it will grow by itself. Also this year Indonesian government proudly announced that Indonesia has reached self sufficiency in rice....   [tags: Indonesia, foreign dependence,]

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Independent Reading Essay

- The year is 2006,watching TV, you flip through the various news stations to learn about the recent news in Iraq, the majority of the news simply says that ‘x’ amount of soldiers or marines were killed in such and such attack. You don’t like what you are hearing so you go online to read an independent embedded (embedded refers to news reporters who are attached to military units) reporters story. Online you read that two new schools were built, and the Iraqis, supported by US forces, led an attack to capture an insurgent leader....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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Independent Novel Project

- Independent Novel Project English 10—Fall 2008 Parent notes and doctor’s office excuses will not be grounds for a penalty-free extension because I have given you two months to complete the assignment, and I am already giving you a five-day extension. All portions of the assignment must be submitted to avoid the fifty percent penalty. In addition to turning in a print copy of the assignment, an electronic copy must also be submitted to turnitin.com by the above deadline. If you are having trouble with the site, you should email your assignment to me as a Microsoft Word attachment by Thursday, December 18....   [tags: Project Assignment]

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Independent Retirement Account

- Independent Retirement Account (IRA) All living beings grow old with time and come to a stage when they can no longer make a living on their own. Be it animals or humans, it is a time when they have to depend on others for their survival. Yes, as human beings, there comes a time in our lives when we can no longer afford to live independently and have to make way for younger and much healthier individuals at work. So what does one do to earn a living. There are quite a few possibilities of which Independent Retirement Account, or IRA as it is known in short is quite popular with Americans....   [tags: Finance ]

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Women Becoming Independent

- Throughout history there has always been a consistent trend, that of women not having a place in outside society. Women had always been confined to their homes to do the cooking and cleaning. In the early 1800s this changed however, as women started to ease themselves into the workplace. Women were brought into factories and were then called factory girls. This was a huge step in women’s rights as a whole. So, this paper argues that industrialization changed gender roles, specifically women’s, by giving them economic independence....   [tags: industrialization changed gender roles]

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Government-Funded Independent Schools

- An analysis of charter schools – government-funded independent schools that offer either a special theme or are required to meet a particular performance indicator (Davies & Guppy, 2006) – as an alternative to mainstream public education reveals that charter schools should be notnot be supported for several reasons. First, in terms of academic performance, there is little evidence that charter school students fare better than public school students (Murphy, 2003). Second, as new providers of education, advocates claim charter schools bring innovative and fresh new thinking to schooling practices (Davies & Guppy, 2006), but research has found there is weak evidence to support such a claim....   [tags: Education, Charter Schools]

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Independent Electoral Commission

- Contents Introduction 2 Obligations of the IEC 2 Duties of the IEC 2 Challenges that the IEC faces (all according to DR BAM) 2 Voter Turnout (2008) 2 Party Funding (2008) 3 Floor Crossing (2008) 3 Democracy and Development 3 Media Challenges (2008) 4 Financial Challenges in 2013 4 IT Challenges in 2013 4 HR Challenges in 2013 5 Conclusion 6   Introduction It is well-known that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is an everlasting body created by the Constitution to oversee the conduct of free and fair voting at every level of government yet only becomes significantly evident to the people during the hype or build-up of elections....   [tags: free and fair voting, democracy]

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The Role of Women in Post-independent Africa

- Matsumoto (2001) states in virtually all human groups, women have greater responsibility for domestic activities, while men have greater responsibility for external activities (pg. 197). Therefore under such conditional thinking, one would naturally assume the male to have more of a presence in the household than the woman. Gender roles, sex role ideology, and gender stereotypes represent the way culture displays its belief in what they considered appropriate behavior from both male and female. Socialization agents are factors within our culture that not only affects us as individuals, but the society in which we reside; sources from which we learn about ourselves and our culture....   [tags: article analysis, women, polygamy]

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Letter to the Editor of the Port Orchard Independent

- To the Editor of the Port Orchard Independent: The safety of students is very important in modern society, but freedom is just as important. The principal of my school has instituted random backpack and locker checks to search for weapons, such as guns or knives. If a student is in possesion of any of these items, they will be suspended on the spot. My principal says that these random checks will keep the students safe by guarding against illegal weapons at school, a safe place. I firmly believe that if these checks are allowed to go on, they will be more of a problem than a solution....   [tags: on the safety of students]

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Correlation Between Independent And Dependent Variables

- Methodology The researcher conducted the research using the quantitative method. According to Babbie (2010), quantitative research method is used in research studies to determine the relationship between an independent variable and an independent variable. Quantitative method was necessary for this research because this type of research required a method that identified this research clearly with independent and dependent variables. Quantitative research was used in this research to examine person of interest misidentifications in America....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Quantitative research]

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A Brief Note On Independent Study On Monopolies

- ... Additionally, these results highlight the roaring successes of the top six banks in Canada (Allen, "Efficiency and Competition in Canadian Banking"). Secondly, single entities offer goods and services where the government earns a supernormal profit. For instance, Canada Post 's stamp prices are increasing twenty percent year-after-year ("Introduction" Canadian-healthcare.org). A rise in prices allows the government to allocate a larger profit, making this industry exceptionally profitable. Lastly, the government’s ownership of the health care system in Canada prevents illegal and dangerous medical practices....   [tags: Monopoly, Economics, Perfect competition]

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Nursing Process Discipline and Independent Nursing

- Nursing process discipline is a nursing theory developed by nursing theorist, Ida Jean Orlando. This theory, one of the first written about the nursing process, was written to help establish nursing as an independent function in providing health care for a patient. Through this independent nursing function, Orlando developed her theory on the concept of the nurse-patient interaction. During that interaction the nurse recognizes a patient behavior as an “… immediate need for help” (George, 2011, p....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Chris McCandless: Brave, Independent, and Courageous

- The book Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, was a very interesting story about a young man going to live out in the wild of Alaska. This young mans name is Chris McCandless also known as Alex Supertramp. He had a lot of courage to go out this trip facing the wild. He has set high hopes for how young he is. Graduating college than leaving directly after graduating and burned all of his money and left his car and most possessions behind. His bravery definitely had a big impact on the story. With his bravery, it seemed like he has done this before and has no weariness....   [tags: Into the Wild Essays]

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EMR Implementation in Small Independent Practices

- ... Records or personal information can be lost if portable devices such as memory cards, hard drives, tablets or laptops are lost, stolen or corrupted or even by natural disaster (2014 EMR Mandate, 2012). Recommendations Electronic records will mean doctors will no longer have the need of trying to remember every detail from one appointment to the next. Reading another doctor’s handwriting can be difficult, and with EMRs a patient’s medical history can travel with them from doctor to doctor in a more efficient safer way....   [tags: electronic medical records]

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Date Night: Becoming an Independent Woman

- For my liberating action, I decided to take my boyfriend out on a date for our fifth year anniversary. Growing up the women in my family always taught me that I was supposed to go out with a guy who had money and could take care of me. If he was poorer than I was he was not worth my time. As a child, I have seen men spoiling my mother and sister with things they wanted and I wanted that too. It is a pattern to see the women in my family depending on men for things like paying bills or buying food....   [tags: act, pay, date, man, fair, society]

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Correlation Between Independent Variable And Dependent

- Descriptive Statistics This study measured the results of 69 participants. Amongst the participants 40.6% were males and 59.4% were females. The study required students to identify their classifications 59.4% were freshman, 27.5% were sophomores, 20.3% juniors, and 5.8% identified as seniors. Amidst the participants 13% identified as working class, lower middle class was 13%, middle class 53.6%, upper middle class 17.4%, and upper class was 2.9% Participants were placed in conditions based on the vignettes (see Appendix A)....   [tags: Race, Black people, Statistics, Middle class]

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Oman, The Oldest Independent Arab State

- ... Despite this freedom, magazines and newspapers are expected to be consistent with government views and media presence in the country is limited and monitored by the government. The citizens are given internet access, but the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority monitors activity and any sites deemed pornographic, culturally or politically sensitive are to be blocked immediately. The government is not consistent with its criteria for banning sites; however they make sure to place warnings on web sites reminding viewers that criticism of the sultan or of government officials would lead to questioning....   [tags: Human rights]

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I Am Becoming An Independent Researcher

- ... Spatial ability, along with mathematical and verbal skills, is one of the primary cognitive abilities that people use to acquire new knowledge. In this project, the physical models and their corresponding computer graphics work together in a real-time interactive manner, thanks to the help of sensor boards embedded inside the former. These spatial teaching tools were used as the interventions in a quasi-experimental study on two eighth grade classes at Mountain Logan Middle School in early 2015 to assess their effects on students’ spatial abilities and geometry performance....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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Independent Monetary Policy: Impossible Trinity

- ... Furthermore; ıf risk premium is small,this will create the credit boom. Therefore asset prices will also rise, which causes a massive gap between the lending and credit. To summary; high level of VIX is related with low level of capital inflows and outflows, lower credit creation, lower leverage and lower asset price. Finally Helene Rey ,in this article, believe that a country cannot maintain a monetary independence and floating exchange rate regime at the same regime. Developed centered countries are the most important reason for this situation because a country’s exchange rate regime is based on centered countries’ exchange rate....   [tags: article, the trilemma in history]

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Robert J. Waste's Independent Cities

- In his book, Independent Cities, Robert J. Waste describes the major problems that cities are facing and how these are exacerbated by the lack of voice that American city’s have on the political stage. He states that cities have lack of representation in congress and the presidency, which often prevents their issues from receiving national attention. Waste describes failed federal policies that have attempted more top-down approaches and he also comments on state policy methods and their more successful bottom-up focus....   [tags: permanent crises, urban issues]

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An Independent Cuba

- An Independent Cuba Fidel Castro’s belief of a Cuba libre was not only his; many Cubans envisioned an independent Cuba, ‘A Cuba that could have been’. Plenty felt the urge to raise their voices and prove their discontent and patriotism to the world, but what could have been remained a silent whisper. Furthermore illiteracy and ignorance encircled a big chunk of society one which could not comprehend the causes and effects of such a term as ‘imperial’. In Thomas G. Patterson’s Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, Nixon is quoted expressing that Castro is "either incredibly naive about communism or under communist discipline." (Paterson 257) His assump...   [tags: Cuba Politics Political Cuban Essays]

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The Independent Judiciary in the United Kingdom

- The Independent Judiciary in the United Kingdom Q. Is there an independent judiciary in the United Kingdom. What obstacles, if any, hinder this independence. Although judges in the English Legal System are not part of the law making process, and full time judges are not allowed to be members of the House of Commons, they are still thought to be independent in a number of ways, as an independent judiciary plays an important role in protecting the liberty of an individual from abuse of power by the executive....   [tags: Papers]

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Jane Eyre as an Independent Woman

- Jane Eyre as an Independent Woman Jane Eyre was probably the most shocking and controversial novel of it’s time. Not only was it almost unheard of for a readable novel to be written by a woman, but the views and opinions expressed by the character of Jane Eyre were unthinkable and before their time. In the eighteenth century, when Queen Victoria was at the height of her reigning day, People were far more reserved that the people of today. People were much more prudish and kept themselves to themselves....   [tags: Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte Essays]

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Factorial Design Experiments Involvling Combinations of Independent Variables

- ... In the identity-threat condition, their partner held sexist views. For instance, they would strongly agree with statements such as “I could not work for a female boss because women can be overly emotional and sensitive”. In the identity-safety condition, the partner was presented as nonsexist and strongly disagreed with sexist statements. The second independent variable in their 2 x 3 design was word type with three levels: 1) social-identity threatening; 2) illness threatening; and 3) nonthreatening....   [tags: sexism, hypothesis, conditioning]

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Personal Narrative- My Plan to Become Financially Independent

- There is a point in everyone’s life where they will have to become financially independent. For some people this can be a difficult process, and for others it’s easy. Being financially independent usually takes time, and it will take longer for some people. The best thing to do is start young and develop a plan. Becoming financially independent mainly depends on how much you want to work for it. Becoming financially independent is important to me because I have depended on people almost my whole life for things, and it is time I need to be able to depend on myself....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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Prosecutorial and Judicial Independence of the Superior Courts in Hong Kong

- Basic Law provides for both prosecutorial and judicial independence, as both are vital under the Rule of Law in Hong Kong. This paper looks at issues in connection with prosecutorial independence and judicial independence of the superior courts. Indeed both are not functioning with total independency with the judiciary perceived to be more independent. As both are vital to the rule of law in Hong Kong, the prosecutorial independency and judicial independency of the superior courts shall be kept to the highest standard....   [tags: rule, law, independent]

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Independent Media and the Internet

- Independent Media and the Internet Independent Media has long existed across the globe. As the voice of dissent it is often repressed by governments and corporations that look the hide the truth. Indy Media began as print newspapers that often faced high production cost and difficult means of expanding beyond local circulation. They did not have the established means and financial backing that major news corporations had. Indy newspapers were often hard to obtain, quite expensive, and unable to cover all major topics due to resources....   [tags: Newspapers Journals News Papers]

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Song : Independent Women : Artist : Destiny 's Child

- ... It also is a personal favourite and it clearly announces a strong message for women who do not have the opportunity to preach about their successes. Song: American Oxygen Artist: Rihanna Concept/ Theory: American Dream/ Poverty Discussion: Major ideas or events that are associated with America are seen in Rihanna 's video. The most interesting detail about “American Oxygen” has to do with Rihanna herself. The singer was born in Barbados, and only came stateside in late 2003, after being discovered by the American songwriter and record producer Evan Rogers....   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, North America, Want]

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An Independent Living Program At Orangewood Youth Center

- ... This agency is relevant for future clients because I do want to work in the foster care system one day, and the process of this independent living program would be effective when the child is older and ready to transition into adulthood. This is an effective resource for them to take advantage of so they can find a support system to help them along the way. Any youth transitioning onto living on their own needs guidance and skills to make the most of their future, and that is what I liked about this agency the most, they provie skills for the youth to create brighter futures for their lives....   [tags: Culture, The Culture, Knowledge, Sociology]

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National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius

- 1. Title and Citation- National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius 567 U.S. (2012) 2. Facts of the Case- In March 2010, there came about multiple lawsuits that were merged into one case shortly after Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare (National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius). With the passing of this act it required U.S. citizen who did not already have health care through Medicaid, Medicare, corporate, or any government-sponsored source to get health care....   [tags: Affordable Care Act, healthcare, Supreme Court]

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Race As An Independent And Dependent Variable Within The Social Sciences

- There is a push and pull relationship between race as an independent and dependent variable within the social sciences which creates a cyclical overarching sense of idealism. The social sciences study human society and the relationships which make that up. Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology combine within the social sciences, they work together on the broad topic of race to from both analytical perspectives and individual understandings of what constitutes race and how that changes the way society as a whole respond to it....   [tags: Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology]

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An Evaluation Of The Independent Auditor Is Responsible For Obtaining Reasonable Assurance?

- ... While this is more difficult to detect, since management is usually attempting to conceal the fraud, auditors still have the responsibility to plan and perform the audit in such a way as to detect the fraud. Misappropriation of assets is generally committed by employees and can range from amounts that are immaterial to more significant material amounts. The theft of assets will not always lead to a misstatement of the financial statements. If the theft is discovered in the same period and properly disclosed, or if the amounts are immaterial the financial statements will not be misstated....   [tags: Audit, Balance sheet, Auditing]

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The Principles And Theories That Can Be An Independent Pharmacy Owner

- Seldom do individuals realize the significance of acquiring a proper understanding of economics as a whole, let alone any subfields that branch off of it. Every aspect of economics is relative to another within itself, much like the roots of a tree are relative to the leaves or fruit that it bears. Attempting to distinguish between micro and macroeconomics in terms of significance to the real world is unavailing. Having a formal comprehension of this science begins with the principles and theories that comprise microeconomics....   [tags: Economics, Supply and demand, Microeconomics]

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Creating an Independent Citizen or Forming a Predictable Pattern of Behavior

- Education in its broadest sense is a process of getting new knowledge and skills both through primary socialization and special facilities. It forms a foundation for human development, a basis for a happy and prosperous future for any child. Therefore education by itself is multi-layered and involves both families and schools. At the same time, the very essence of education is unclear. The main question is whether a child should learn how to think independently and become able to defend their own opinion on a given issue or if it is more important to form certain patterns of behavior, necessary for survival in the harsh world of adults....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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Solid Axle versus Independent Front Suspension

- There are many differences between solid axles and independent front suspension and how they are both widely used throughout the four-wheel drive world whether on a truck or an SUV and even from the roughest terrain to cruising down the highway. The different types of axle also affects the way a truck or SUV handles while towing a heavy load down the road, either gravel or on a paved surface. Solid axles are most usually built using top grade materials such as chromoly and high tensile Pittsburg steel....   [tags: automotive mechanics]

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An Independent International Commission Of Inquiry On The Syrian Arab Republic

- ... In all 13 reports, the commission urges for the involvement of the international community, continuously emphasizing the rapidly deteriorating situation and, in many reports, citing the state’s failure to protect its people, calling upon the United Nations’ to fulfill their responsibility to protect, saying of Syria that, “the majority of the population are victims of the current conflict. They are entitled to expect, in spite of all they have suffered, that justice will not be denied to them”....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Lebanon, Jordan]

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Adding Technology into the Classrooms of Huntsville Independent School District

- ... Whitehead and his A+ certified students can teach the teachers the basics of figuring out what the problem is and start to fix the problem. This way the teachers can start fixing the problem while they are waiting for one of the five students to come and finish fixing whatever the problem may be, this will cut down on some of the time it takes to fix the issue. This solution is a cost effective way to start chipping away at the wasted time. For teachers who want to learn how to completely find, isolate and fix the technical issue the work shop could be a month long but only mandate the teachers to attend the first week when the basics are being taught....   [tags: planning, training, program, computer]

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Should Scotland Become Independent from Britain?

- Since the SNP came to power, there has been a lot of nationalism scattering across the country. On Thursday, the 18th of September, 2014 there will be a referendum. Independence for Scotland is on the top of the nationalist’s ‘to do’ list. But why exactly should we be independent. Would our small, financially challenged country really be able to stand on its own feet against the bigger countries in the global market. For over 300 years we have been part of Great Britain’s success but now in a time of economic meltdown, people have a growing want for independence....   [tags: referendum, government, financial]

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Coca Cola Company Independent Employee Outsourcing Evaluation

- Coca Cola Company Independent Employee Outsourcing Evaluation Over the years, Coca Cola Company has realized the important role employees play in its successful operations. It is the company policy to value employees and to ensure that only competent personnel are posted to various positions. Given the numerous demanding tasks that are part of the Human Resource (HR) function, the firm’s HR department decided to undertake the services of an independent contractor in recruiting and selecting new employees as well as training existing employees at intervals of 3 months....   [tags: Human Resources, Globalization]

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The Are More Open Minded And They Have More Independent Women

- ... If this were taken into consideration the average pass to fail percentage would be about 35% to 65%. Students also have to pay a fee of $90 for each AP exam they take and if they are to pass the exam they will get their money returned. But, if a student were to take 8 AP exams throughout their high school career and fail all of the exams, they will have spent $720 on the exams and this does not include the extra materials requires for the AP courses. For even an average high school student taking on level classes, in order for them to participate in a sport or a club like drama club, they will devote approximately 14 hours a week on these extra activities and sometimes more than that....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary school]

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Texting : A More Efficient And Independent Way Of Communicating

- Our world has developed a more efficient and independent way of communicating. Texting became popular in the late 1990’s and has evolved to where it is today. The first method of texting was the “multi-tap.” The “multi-tap” method had three letters for every number. For an example, the third key is where D, E, and F are displayed (Erickson Par. 10). This method was easy to understand, but not the most efficient. The next method of texting was T9, short for “text on 9 keys.” No multi-tapping was needed because T9 had predictive text technology (Erickson Par....   [tags: Text messaging, Mobile phone, Predictive text]

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Critical Thinking At The Truth Of The Independent Mind Lies

- “The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.”- Christopher Hitchens. Critical thinking is an important skill for people to possess. It allows us to hear a statement and analyze it based on logical reason and the existence of fallacies. I say that this is an important “skill”, because it takes practice and knowledge to be able to justify the validation of a particular statement and to remove your personal bias opinion of it. “The whole purpose of reasoning, of logic, is to arrive at the truth of things”....   [tags: Critical thinking, Logic, Reasoning, Thought]

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Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables

- Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables Business environment are continuously changing and therefore influencing organizational effectiveness. Factors such as knowledge sharing, organization systems and data analytics can streamline how organization leverage result and optimize performance. According to Okyere-Kwakye, & Nor (2011), “knowledge management has changed the paradigm of most organizations by turning the organizational climate to be a learning block where knowledge is discovered, captured, shared and applied to maximize and actualize their goals and objectives” (p....   [tags: Business, Organizational Effectiveness]

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Contributing to Theory: Independent, Mediating, Moderating and Dependent Variables

- It is important for a researcher to determine the mediators, moderators, and confounds that may affect a study before beginning an experiment. A mediator is a contributing variable which may have an effect on the pathway between the treatment/intervention and the outcome (Bauman, Sallis, Dzewaltowski, & Owen, 2002). Examples of mediators are strategies, support groups, or specific knowledge of a subject that may affect the outcome of the study. Moderators or modifiers can strengthen the relationship between a program and outcome; however, that strength depends on the presence of a third variable (Bauman, Sallis, Dzewaltowski, & Owen, 2002)....   [tags: social issues, emergency, campus shooters]

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Use Of Body Cameras Independent Of Officer Problem

- The Use of Body Cameras Independent of Officer Problem Statement Problem Statement: The problem is the Tempe Police Department permits police officers to determine to activate their body cameras rather than mandate an automatic activation procedure. The Methodology Used to Defining the Problem The methodology used to illustrate the problem are observational and archival research. The city of Tempe, adopted the policy of its police officers to use body cameras in conjunction with it counterparts in many cities in the nation....   [tags: Police, Police brutality, Constable]

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American Changes From A New Independent Nation

- American Changes from 1815-1840 Changes occur in every aspect of life, from the growth of a child to the forming of a new independent nation. After America’s foundation in the late eighteenth century, it began to experience several changes that had both societal and economic impacts on the country. From westward expansion to national debt, the new America faces several feats between the years of 1815 and 1840. Several social changes took place during this period in history. The westward expansion that had taken over America led to changes and reforms of the citizens of the New World....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Independent Variable : Internal Hotel 's Relationships

- ... 4. Data Analysis and Procedures A qualitative study of the hospitality sector and precisely of the Berkeley Hotel is presented, using unstructured and semi-structured interviews as main primary research means. It is planned to begin at the end of November 2015 by reviewing the feedbacks of submitted research proposal and starting to read new literature review. Within December and January, the author will start to draft the updated literature review and begin planning the primary data collection....   [tags: Qualitative research, Research]

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Seeking Independence in Essay Self Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson

- It is impossible to live a whole life without the help of others. Everyone starts out relying on their parents to feed them, take care of them, and teach them. However, as people grow older, they learn to look after themselves and be independent of others. In Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance”, he tells us that once people are able to be independent, they should be an individual who believes in themselves and does not conform to society. In American culture today, there are people who go with the flow and do what everyone else does....   [tags: independent, self-reliance, society]

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Protocol-Independent Multicast

- 1. Protocol-Independent Multicast (PIM) [4]: Protocol Independent multicast [4] is defined as the collection of multicast routing protocols that are used to route multicast IP traffic to different distribution points over LAN, WAN and the Internet. PIM is classified into two different versions and operates in two different modes PIM-SP (sparse mode) and PIM-DM (dense mode) [7] that are used to perform routing operations similar to that of other routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and so on. The properties of PIM are as follows [7] • It provides a loop-free tree communication between two routers....   [tags: Source Tree, Router to Router]

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Personal Essay About Life and a Mom´s Influence

- When i was a kid i always do things with my own self. I never ask people what should i do and what i need to do. Everything is just made by my own decision. Maybe i am independent to early because at the age of ten i can figure out what consequences will happen if i take any action recklessly. The reason i turn to be like that because of someone, someone who really special to me. The person who always keep my safety and put me number one in everthings. That person is my mother. She is the amazing women i ever known because from her i look this world differently....   [tags: Experiences, Independent]

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