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Kathleen Norris' Dakota

- Kathleen Norris' Dakota Kathleen Norris uses small town society to illustrate a much larger phenomenon that occurs in America: The obstruction of truth in the name of progress and patriotism. Norris makes an example of a small Dakota town, the old families ingrained in local society who act as somewhat of a censorship committee, silently fixing the past's blunders and bad dreams so not to discourage themselves or the younger generation: A good story is one that isn't demanding, that proceeds from A to B, and above all doesn't remind us of the bad times, the cardboard patches we used to wear in our shoes, the failed farms, the way people you love just up and die....   [tags: Kathleen Norris Dakota]

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Formation of the North Dakota Landscape Glaciers

- Summary The objective of this study is to research how glaciers affected the North Dakota landscape in relation to photographs taken of North Dakota. In doing so one can come to understand the landscape that the citizens of North Dakota see everyday depending on what part of the state they are located. In doing research at the library and using educational internet sources the glacier that covered most of North Dakota some twenty thousand years ago affected the state in two different ways as the western side is part of the Great Plains region and eastern half is part of the Central lowland plains which have two different types of landscapes....   [tags: Grassy Butte, North Dakota]

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The Dakota Sioux, Native Indian Tribe

- The Dakota sioux is a Native Indian Tribe. Their are just over 21,000 Dakota Sioux members living today. In the 19th century, these indians lived in the Great plains. Located in the mid west, this area was filled with grass plains, hills, lakes and rivers. We know refer to this area as Nebraska, North/ South Dakota and parts of Minnesota. Their climate in this area was normal warm summers and cold winters which they relied on each other as a community to help others in need since they did not have a designated doctor until closer to the end of the 19th century....   [tags: Sioux, South Dakota]

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The Mining Of The Dakota Access Pipeline

- The Dakota Access Pipeline is a $3.8 billion dollar project that is projected to span 1,170 miles, connecting from the North Dakota Bakken region to Illinois as it will meet other pipelines and eventually be connected to the Gulf Coast refineries. It will carry approximately a half- million barrels of crude oil a day, fueling the fossil fuel industry even more, while also creating jobs during construction (McKenna). The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has also fueled a large controversy over the involvement of the pipeline intersecting the North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s water supply and coming dangerously close to the tribe’s sacred religious burial sites....   [tags: Water supply network, Water, North Dakota, Sioux]

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Didacticism In Frank Norris' McTeague

- Didacticism in Frank Norris' McTeague Frank Norris' Mcteague's niche in American Literature has been characterized again and again as strictly Naturalist. The novel does well in this genre. Among other things, it is a scientific, representative, pessimistic study of the common people or lower and middle classes which ultimately ends in tragedy. It is not the purpose of this essay to dispute these qualifications; rather to question the genre itself. The scientific novel is impossible for a variety of reasons....   [tags: Frank Norris McTeague Book Review Analysis]

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Frank Norris’s Novel McTeague

- Frank Norris’s Novel McTeague      Frank Norris’s novel McTeague explores the decay of society in the early twentieth century. Set in San Francisco, “a place where anything can happen…where fact is often stranger than fiction” (McElrath, Jr. 447), Norris explores themes of greed and naturalism, revealing the darker side of human psyche. What can be found most disturbing is the way that Norris portrays McTeague, in shocking detail, as nothing more than a brute animal at his core. Norris explores the greed and savage animalism that lurks inside McTeague....   [tags: Frank Norris McTeague Essays]

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South Dakota Common Core State Standards

- NDCCSS & ESSA: The What, The Why and The How Tappen, February 12, 2016- North Dakota education has experienced quite a few changes in the past few years. Starting with the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002, where schools (and teachers!) were punished if students did not make a certain mark on standardized testing; to the implementation of Common Core Standards, standards meant to unify education throughout the United States; to the most current Every Student Succeeds Act, passed by legislation in January, education seems to be moving toward a paradigm shift of educational possibilities....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, North Dakota]

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North Dakota Common Core State Standards

- Tappen, February 12, 2016- North Dakota education has experienced quite a few changes in the past few years. Starting with the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002, where schools and teachers were punished if students did not make a certain mark on standardized testing; to the implementation of Common Core Standards, standards meant to unify education throughout the United States; to the most current Every Student Succeeds Act, passed by legislation in January, education seems to be moving toward a paradigm shift of educational possibilities....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, North Dakota]

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Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge and Frank Norris' McTeague

- Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge and Frank Norris' McTeague Thomas Hardy and Frank Norris are artists, painting portraits of men filled with character, that is distraught with regression. The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy is a powerful and searching fable. Frank Norris’ McTeague is a documentation of the animalistic pursuit of empty dreams. Both authors withhold the protagonists of their dreams, in a grotesque world, which provides no sign of escape. Each emphasizes themes of greed and devolution, while carefully detailing character portraits....   [tags: Hardy Casterbridge Norris Mcteague Essays]

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The Houses of History, by Anna Green and Kathleen Troup

- In The Houses of History, many different schools of historical thought are presented and light in shed on what exactly it means to be those different types of historians. Not all historians think the same way or approach history from the same perspective, but some similar groups of thought have converged together and have formed the various types of historians that will be presented, such as empiricists, psychohistorians, oral historians, and gender historians. All of these groups can approach the same event or concept and look at them in an entirely different way simply due to the way the historical approach they are accustomed to views things....   [tags: Anna Green, Kathleen Troup]

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The Amazing Story of Chuck Norris

- The Amazing Story of Chuck Norris How and why did Chuck Norris get to be so famous. He got to be the rough, American tough guy he is now because he worked hard at what he did. Chuck Norris never quit anything he started. Once he got a taste of martial arts in the Air Force. He just had to learn more and take it to the next level. The first form of Martial Arts Chuck Norris mastered was Tang Soo Do. About Chuck Norris’s Family Chuck Norris had a family who loved him very much. His mother’s name is Wilma Norris....   [tags: Biography ]

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Gender Frontier, By Kathleen Brown

- Jamestown, Virginia, is a crucial source of legends about the United States. Pocahontas, a daughter of an Indian werowance married an Englishman named John Rolfe and changed her name to Rebecca. In her article, “Gender Frontier”, Kathleen Brown underscores gender role and responsibility in both Native American and English settlers. Gender frontier is the meeting of two or more culturally specific system of knowledge about gender and nature. She also stresses the duties that they played in their societies prior to the arrival of the English people in the early colony in Virginia....   [tags: Gender, Gender identity, Gender role, Transgender]

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The Development of Oil in North Dakota

- The development of oil in North Dakota is a double edged blade that we the people need to learn how to understand and use, so that the negatives of the oil boom are not overlooked. In this report we will bring multiple dark areas of the increasing oil development in North Dakota, especially western North Dakota. Areas that we be covered vary across the spectrum of everyday society and environmental aspects. These aspects include water and soil quality, wildlife habitat, land use and value, affects to community development, and the reduction to finding alternatives to oil, every aspect being important to maintaining a stable environment and sociological mindset....   [tags: oil boom, oil wells]

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Kathleen Smith : The Second Child Of The Couple

- Kathleen Smith was born on September 23, 1925 to Gerald, and Carrie Smith. She was the second child of the couple. The family lived in Indiana for the first two years of Kathleen’s life before moving to Western Springs Illinois. Kathleen and her sister, Helen where raised in a loving but strict home. She remembers that her mother and father often had many rules that Helen and she had to obey. And any deviation from these rules often resulted in a spanking or getting yelled at. From her earliest childhood memories, she recalls her parents saying that “children should be seen and not be heard”....   [tags: Family, Great Depression, Friendship, 1930s]

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Gender Roles in Dakota Culture

- I do not agree with scholars who argue that Dakota women were subordinate to Dakota men. Waterlily is “about a girl who lived a century ago, in a remote camp-circle of the Teton Dakotas [Lakotas].”(Deloria vi). Ella Cara Deloria, author of Waterlily, explains her writing, “it reads convincingly to any who understands Dakota life... and it's purely the woman's point of view, her problems, aspirations, ideals, etc.”. (Deloria vi). In general, when our [westernized] culture hears that women are inferior to men, we think of it as sexist and unfair, not as a culturally acceptable idea....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Dakota Access Pipeline ( Dapl )

- In the past year, there have been many reports of violence, injury, and sickness to the protesters of Standing Rock. The lands that these Native Americans are defending are special to them in a way that mirrors our own respect for our homes and families. The unfair treatment of these peaceful protesters has gone too far. There have been a multitude of reported cases where protesters have been beaten, maced, sprayed by water jets, trampled, and shot at. Brutality is an ugly thing, and there has been more than enough of it to say that it is time to stop....   [tags: United States, Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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The North Dakota Access Pipeline

- Throughout history, Westerners have dismantled Native Americans, stolen their land, broken treaties, and massacred their people in unimaginable numbers. In recent events, the North Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,100-mile long, $1.6 billion part of a massive $4.8 billion energy infrastructure project is infringing on Native American land to bring oil from Canada and the Northwest to states such as Illinois. The Sioux Reservation, where the Access Pipeline had been approved to route half a mile north of and in, was granted to the Sioux in an 1851 treaty (Michaelson, 2016)....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Sioux]

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Dakota Meyer: A Brave Soldier

- ... advisers would walk into the village from there. At 5:30 a.m., the lead of the column approached the village. The lights in the village blinked off. All hell broke loose. More than 50 insurgents fired from positions on mountains surrounding the valley and from within the village. It was perfect geography for an ambush: high ground with clear fields of fire. The troops were trapped. Back at the vehicles, Meyer and Rodriguez-Chavez heard the firing and could see into the valley. The volume of fire increased, and the radio traffic grew increasingly desperate....   [tags: Afghanistan, Battle, Mission]

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Eassy : Dakota Access Pipeline

- Dakota Access Pipeline The North Dakota Access Pipeline situation going on right now is something I’ve seen many times on Twitter, but never took the time to read and find out what exactly was going on. In all honestly, all I knew was that it had to do with pipes and it was going on in North Dakota. The first time I got real information on it was when we talked about it in class. Even then, all I found out was that people were trying to build pipes on Native American land that would carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Sioux]

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Reflection on The Dakota Sun Dance

- ... I learned that this is still practiced by many Native Americans today. In addition to the Sun Dance, there is always one person who runs the entire Sun Dance ceremony. This would be the Priest of the tribe. The Priest would give orders to tribesmen that gathered items for building a tepee, and those who went to look for a tree for the ceremony. The tree played an important role in the Sun Dance ceremony; it would be the center pole of the lodge. When the chosen members of the tribe found the tree that would fit the need of the center pole there was a qualified person that would come and cut the tree down....   [tags: tribal, ceremony, buffalo]

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Kathleen Sebelius Path to a Political Career

- Growing up witnessing the ups and downs of a politician’s life, Kathleen Sebelius still chose to enter a political career. Sebelius even embraced it as a child, helping her father while he was campaigning for governor. Once on her own, Sebelius worked on her own political career, starting out at the bottom and slowly working her way up. As she worked her way up the political ladder, she managed to make a name for herself while making changes to help in her state. Kathleen Sebelius grew up in a political family and has led a very successful career that has made her a role model for all women....   [tags: childhood, setbacks, determination]

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The University Of South Dakota

- The University of South Dakota When most people are asked about diseases and what the first thing that would come to their mind would be. Most of the time they do not think of diabetes. One of the first ones that come to mind is cancer or some other horrible disease. Not all diseases are so big and scary. Diabetes is a disease that many people in the United States and is growing to an even bigger problem. In the past decade, diabetes increased nearly 50% and is expected to grow 165% by 2050 (American Diabetes Association, 2003a)....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Diabetes]

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North Dakota

- North Dakota Before many people knew North Dakota, the Native Americans were there. The Native Indian tribes were the Arapaho, Arikara, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Dakota and Mandan tribes. Pierre Gaultier de la Vérendrye led the first known expedition of North Dakota in 1738. In 1803 the United States got most of North Dakota from France along in the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis and Clark explored the region and made settlements there. North Dakota is known for being one of the most rural states in the US....   [tags: Geography ]

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Discover The Adventure of a Lifetime in South Dakota

- Named for the Dakota branch of the Sioux Indian Nation, the State of South Dakota is a state that tells the story of America's westward expansion in a way that just can't be found elsewhere in the country. From gold strikes to battles with the Indians, South Dakota is one state that fulfills the typical Hollywood image of the Old West. However, visitors to this fascinating state will find that the story of South Dakota is much more interesting than any Hollywood western that they have ever seen....   [tags: Tourism]

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The Epidemic Of South Dakota Hiv / Aids

- In South Dakota HIV/AIDS is not a common issue in the media. However, in sub-saharan Africa the virus is an enormous issue that public health has been trying to tackle for years. There are many questions that arise when someone thinks about how the virus has infected so many adults in sub-saharan Africa, such as, why has public health not been able to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in Sub-saharan Africa. Why is there still no cure for HIV/AIDS. What are the risks with such a high population infected....   [tags: AIDS, Africa, HIV, Antiretroviral drug]

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Aquila by Andrew Norris

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

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North Dakota Access Pipeline Analysis

- North America Realm Quote and Source: “I hope the North Dakota authorities press charges against the real vandalism taking place at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation: the bulldozing of sacred burial sites and the unleashing of vicious attack dogs.” Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate. The Christian Science Monitor, September 10, 2016. Synopsis: In the northwest part of the United States there is uproar concerning the construction of the North Dakota Access pipeline. … The plans for the North Dakota Access pipeline runs through ancient burial grounds of the Rock Sioux tribe....   [tags: United States]

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Let 's Not Talk, Starbucks, By Kathleen Parker

- First Article Writing: Kathleen Parker’s “Let’s Not Talk, Starbucks” covers the topic of how the CEO of Starbucks is “concerned about the seemingly growing racial divide in America.” To see what this was all about, Kathleen decided to investigate her local Starbucks. When she arrived, she saw no one talking about race. Not even the baristas, who were urged to write on the cups the slogan “Race Together” while chatting it up about racial issues. She goes on to say that no one wants to be lectured about anything before they get their cup of coffee....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Chesley Sullenberger]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Shia Girls ' By Kathleen Jamie

- Have you ever heard the expression, “I’ll believe it when I see it?” Often times people use this expression because they find what someone told them to be untrue or unbelieveable. This can happen in writing. Kathleen Jamie proved to be an unreliable narrator in the essay, “Shia Girls”. Thus, her audience was unable to get a clear picture of Pakistan because she continuously compared Pakistan to her homeland. Moreover, the essay “Shia Girls” is reported by Kathleen Jamie rather than produced, which gives her readers unreliable and false representations of Pakistan....   [tags: Writing, Islam, Woman, Pakistan]

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Reflection and Summary of Call for the Change by Kathleen Schenck

- ... I was not aware of these two before. It might be interesting for other people as well. I agree to what author has written in paragraphs 5, a listener can better decide what appears to be more appropriate in accent. Different listeners can evaluate from different point of views. For some, accent is important and others give importance to other factors. Here I have an issue with what author has said. There should be some standard to analyze a better language style. If one listener says accent is important and other says dialect is important, than what should be done finally....   [tags: language, learning, esl]

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Successful College Writing By Kathleen T. Mcwhorter

- Comparison/Contrast College writing has numerous aspects. Successful College Writing by Kathleen T. McWhorter does well in covering many of those aspects. Consisting of a good deal of example essays, Successful College Writing helps students learn about the different parts of making a quality formal essay. Some of the example essays in the book work hand-in-hand in getting points across. Two that work well together are Dearly Disconnected by Ian Frazier and Is Sharing Files Online Killing Music....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Mobile phone, Change]

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The Character of Mrs. Norris in Mansfield Park

- The Character of Mrs. Norris in Mansfield Park    For any character there are three main ways of learning about them. Firstly, how the character themselves thinks and behaves. Secondly, how other characters respond to the character. Lastly, how the author discusses the character is very revealing. Each of these views of Mrs. Norris is provided by the author. Mrs Norris is only related to Mansfield Park through her sister, Lady Bertram. While she may not have managed to make the affluent marriage that her sister did, there is no doubting her love of money....   [tags: Mansfield Park Essays]

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Exploring Kathleen White's Book, Amy Carmichael

- This book Amy Carmichael was so interesting for me to read. I chose to read this book because I found out some very intriguing information about Amy and what drove her to be the loving, and kindhearted woman that the people of India saw. I was also curious to read one of Kathleen White’s books because I had heard that her book were very detailed and fun to read. Amy was so self-less and as I said before loving, Amy was able to take care of her siblings without bickering. Amy was also able to get along with her parents fairly well because of her tranquil and easygoing personality....   [tags: biography, missionary, biographical essay]

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Ben Franklin Norris

- Benjamin Franklin Norris, one of the leading figures in the naturalistic style of writing, was born in Chicago in 1970. During his teenage years he moved to 1822 Sacramento Street to live with his father in San Francisco. He traveled to Paris and studied Art and was first exposed to one of his influential writers Emile Zola. He returned to San Francisco and studied the philosophy of evolution at the University of California at Berkley. He transferred to Harvard and took writing classes under Lewis E Gates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George W. Norris

- On July 11, 1861 in York Township Ohio Mary Norris gave birth too a boy and named him George William Norris. When George was three his father died. After his father died his mother had to take care of eleven kids. When George was twenty he graduated with a bacheolrs degree and earned a law degree. He passed the bar exam to earn a law degree. Later, he tought some school. He did all of these events from age twenty through twenty-two. Georgemoved to Beatrice in 1885 annd opened a law office....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A History of the Dakota in Canada

- In his book titled "The Dakota of the Canadian Northwest Lessons for Survival", Peter Douglas Elias explores the history of the Dakota (Sioux) people from the position of the Dakota people themselves. Based on many documentary sources and the expertise of Robert Goodvoice, a tribal historian of the M'dewakontonwon and Wahpetonwon Dakota, Elias is able to provide a sound and valid argument for the Dakota's entitlement to aboriginal and diplomatic rights in Canada. Elias not only manages to successfully provide the Dakota people with an unequivocal written text of their past failures and accomplishments, but achieves his goal of dispelling many of the assumptions that plague them to this day....   [tags: American History]

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The Dakota Access Pipeline Is All Over Modern News

- University of Kentucky The Dakota Access Pipeline is all over modern news; discussion regarding whether it 's good or bad for the economy, whether it 's good or bad for the environment, and who all it 's going to affect either positively or negatively. The concept of this project is to lay 1,168 miles of piping to carry crude oil from North Dakota, through four different states, down to Illinois. The line of piping is also named the Bakken Oil Pipeline because of the areas across North Dakota that are very rich in oil....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States, Sioux]

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Assessment of the Hydrogeological Aspects of White River in South Dakota

- ... Field Observation Surveys Field observation surveys are carried out in order to collect data in form of geological maps, hydrological maps and terrain of the proposed site. The data can then be acquired basing upon the relevant task. The main aim of this report is to collect data for the ground water and surface water. The tasks required to carry out such tasks are given in the proposal below: 1. Topography & Hydrology Mapping The section is divided into two main headings i.e. Topography and Hydrology, when discussing topography we mean the condition and type of the terrain which may be depicting levels of the ground, hills, valleys, forests and water bodies....   [tags: flow direction, precipitation and runoff]

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Frank Norris’s Novel McTeague

- Greed is defined as the intense and selfish desire for food wealth, or power. In Frank Norris’ novel of McTeague the nature of greed is evident throughout the work. Many of the characters such as McTeague, Trina, and Zerkow show numerous situations where greed takes over their lives. These situations where we see greed occurs with money, love and... This essay will be discussing the nature of greed that takes place throughout the novel and supported evidence to support this greed that occurs throughout the work....   [tags: essays research papers]

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When To Start School in North Dakota, August or September?

- Many adolescents that live in North Dakota know the feeling of having to sit in school in August, when the weather is perfect for days on the lake or other activities. A majority of them are asking why they have to be in school during this time, when states such as Minnesota are still on break until September. To fix this inconvenience along with other frustrations would be to start the school year after Labor Day in September. To fix the predicament first people should know why starting school early is a problem, then have a clear solution to this problem, and finally know why other solutions that have been offered to compensate are not as favorable....   [tags: Education]

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When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far By Kathleen Fifield

- 2. “When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far” by Kathleen Fifield. Published by kiwi, 2015. Search terms: “Family Meals”. a. This article puts forth the argument that parents are becoming overly concerned with pressuring their children to only consume ‘healthy’ foods. Kathleen presents the argument that this method can only ever have short term success if at all and will harm the child’s eating competency and backfire on the parent as the child ages. Kathleen’s conclusion is very similar to Ellyn Satter’s outlook, family meals, do not restrict, and discuss food instead of preaching about it....   [tags: Nutrition, Eating, Food, Health]

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The Outsiders Is A Drama And Crime Fiction Movie Written By Kathleen Rowell

- The Outsiders Review The Outsiders is a drama and crime fiction movie written by Kathleen Rowell. The director of the movie is Francis Ford Coppola. There are two rival gangs, the greasers and the socs, that are constantly battling. These battles end in fatalities and two members of the greaser gang running away (Coppola, "The outsiders"). Ponyboy Curtis, the main character, and his friend Johnny Cade are two teenage boys that are part of the greaser gang also known as the greasers. The greasers are constantly battling with the socs which is short for socials....   [tags: The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders]

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Comparison: Dark Angels by Kathleen Koen and Mistress of the Sun by Sandra Gulland

- During the Seventeenth Century, individuals strive to acquire a place in the royal court. This is especially true in countries such as England and France. However, the court was not a place to make foolish mistakes. The center of the court consisted of the most important people in the country, King and his household. The household included the King’s immediate family such as his children, the Queen, as well as the Queen Mother. In addition, many of the King’s mistresses would also hold a position with power and authority....   [tags: Royal Court, Maid of Honor]

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The Effects Of Prenatal Care On Childhood And Adolescence By Kathleen Stassen Berger

- For this assignment, I followed my first pregnancy, because my mother has dementia. The year prior to becoming pregnant, an ectopic pregnancy occurred, followed by emergency surgery. They removed the right fimbria, where the baby has implanted. They gave a 50/50% diagnosis in regards to future pregnancies. Hoping for a baby was stifled. When the pregnancy test came back positive I was overjoyed. Chapter 4 in our text, “the Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence” by Kathleen Stassen Berger....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Sleep, Obstetrics]

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Chemistry by Graham Swift, Snowdrops by Leslie Norris, and finally

- Chemistry by Graham Swift, Snowdrops by Leslie Norris, and finally Superman and Paula Brown’s New Snowsuit by Sylvia Platt. How do the authors of the anthology deal with the subject of change. In this essay I am comparing three stories together. These stories are ‘Chemistry by Graham Swift’, ‘Snowdrops by Leslie Norris’, and finally ‘Superman and Paula Brown’s New Snowsuit by Sylvia Platt.’ I will investigate how the stories are similar and different, and also how they come across to the reader....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Poverty of the Lakota People of South Dakota

- For the Lakota people of South Dakota, modern day capitalism is a frustrating network of impersonal commerce, resource and profit. Since colonialism, the global arena has replaced the values and needs of the Lakota with presupposed economic definitions of need, and has “forced deterioration of the traditional political system” existing in Lakota society (115). In the absence of traditional political organization and subsidence economy, the Lakota are impoverished and have little choice but to adhere to the economic prospects offered to them by the federal government....   [tags: Poverty Essays]

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Health Disparities Among African American Living in North Dakota

- ... Good health for many racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, good health is hard to obtain, mainly because proper care is often associated with a person's race, economic status and gender. Despite obvious progress in the overall health of the population, African americans living in North Dakoata continue to suffer from disparities and caring the burden of illness and death. These disparities are assumed to be the result of genetic mutations, environmental influences, inadequate access to care, poor quality of care, poverty and violence and specific health practices....   [tags: life expectancy, white population]

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Women and Their Role in The Things They Carried by Tim O'brien

- The Things They Carried Women and their Role in The Things They Carried Within the book The Thing’s They Carried, the stories of the male soldiers and their dealings with the Vietnam War. However he also delves into the stories of the women and how they affected the soldiers and their experiences in Vietnam. While the men dealt with the horrors of war, the women were right at their side, just not in as much of a public view as the male soldiers. O’Brien uses women such as Martha, Linda and Kathleen in The Things They Carried to punctuate how vital rememorance and recompense was to him and other soldiers in Vietnam....   [tags: Martha, Kathleen and Linda]

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Statement of Purpose for a Masters' of Science in Economics in South Dakota State University

- This statement mainly focuses in brief on my intention, aspiration and objectives of why I want to get admitted in M.S. under the Department of Economics, especially in South Dakota State University. From my childhood, I noticed how the people surrounded me tried to maximize their satisfaction with limited income. I felt curiosity to know the way how people choose options to optimize satisfaction from scarce resources. As economics deals with such relationship between the unlimited demands and the scarce means, my curiosity has turned into interest of my study and that’s why I chose economics as the major subject in my undergrad study....   [tags: bangladesh,, knowledge, goal]

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Analysis Of The Cheyenne River Reservation Is The Small Town Of Dupree South Dakota

- Cause and Effect Essay Located on the Cheyenne River Reservation is the small town of Dupree South Dakota. Dupree is a very rural agricultural and primarily Native American community. The town has a small population of about 530 people. A large percentage of the community member’s fall beneath the poverty level. The cause of the high poverty is the lack of industry to employ people which adds to the socio economic status. Additionally only basic job opportunities exist beyond agriculture; such as working in the grocery store, gas station, a bank, the school, and city jobs....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education, Poverty]

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The On The Cheyenne River Reservation Is The Small Town Of Dupree South Dakota

- Located on the Cheyenne River Reservation is the small town of Dupree South Dakota. Dupree is a very rural agricultural and primarily Native American community. The town has a small population of about 530 people. A large percentage of the community member’s fall beneath the poverty level. The cause of the high poverty is the lack of industry to employ people which adds to the socio economic status. Additionally only basic job opportunities exist beyond agriculture; such as working in the grocery store, gas station, a bank, the school, and city jobs....   [tags: High school, Higher education, Education, Poverty]

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General Theory Of Crime, State Of North Dakota Vs. Justin Lee Nagel

- Theory 1: General Theory of Crime The first case, State of North Dakota vs. Justin Lee Nagel, involved a man who had been on probation after being convicted of possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia in February of 2015. He was in court for violating his petition of probation from that felony drug case. I related this particular case to the Hirschi and Gottfredson’s General Theory of Crime. Gottfredson and Hirschi defined self-control as the degree to which a person is vulnerable to temptations of the moment....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Sociology, Misdemeanor]

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The Resource Guide For Business Students At South Dakota State University

- PREFACE WHAT’S IN IT. This resource guide is a compilation of online articles, databases, and websites discussing Agricultural Business. These resources may aid as future references furthering the education of an Agricultural Business student. The guide implements descriptions, ideas, tips, and tools about several online sources as well as how they can be used and what they may be used for. Each resource throughout this guide focuses specifically on the Agricultural Business field as well as general business....   [tags: Agriculture, Livestock, The Reader]

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The Wounded Knee Massacre Of 1890 2

- The Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890 2 No one can describe The Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890 without digging in the past and getting some background on the events leading up to The Wounded Knee Massacre. There has been a battle between America and them wanting to remove Native Americans from their land ever since America was “discovered” by the Americans. In 1829 at his inaugural address President Andrew Jackson emphasized his desire “to observe toward Indian tribes within our limits a just and liberal policy, and to give that humane and considerate attention to their rights and their wants which is consistent with the habits of our Government and the feelings of our people”....   [tags: Sioux, South Dakota]

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Gender Identity Disorder And Children : Let 's Think This Through By Kathleen Stassen Berger

- Gender Dysphoria was previously referred to as Gender Identity Disorder or transsexuals and is characterized by “a marked incongruence between one’s experienced or expressed gender and one’s assigned gender as a male or female” (Sue, Sue, Sue and Sue, 2014, p. 363). Using an article written for the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing (2012), “Gender Dysphoria in Children: Let’s Think This Through” written by Hein and Kathrene Berger, and our text, “Invitation to the Lifespan (2014)” by Kathleen Stassen Berger, we will expand upon the effects of what was proposed in the article and it would affect a child....   [tags: Gender, Gender identity, Transgender]

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Moving and Literature

- Moving and Literature Since I was six, my mother, sister and I have been moving to different places. Whether these were permanent moves or not, they have impacted me. The first of all moves was to an entirely different country, from Peru to U.S.A. I left my extended family, friends and surroundings behind for an unknown place. Although it was a dramatic change for me, I realize now how much that first change has influenced me in many ways. It has changed the way I view myself, and the way I tackle new experiences....   [tags: Moving Immigration Essays]

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Kathleen Parker’s Article, First Three Years Aren’t That Critical

- Kathleen Parker’s Article, “First Three Years Aren’t That Critical”      Did your mother read to you when you were six weeks old. Did she teach you how to do math problems when you were two. Recently, I read an issue of Parenting Magazine and found an article on child development. Kathleen Parker’s article, “First Three Years Aren’t That Critical” tells us that parents today are putting to much emphasis on what the media and medical journals are saying, instead of using common sense. The article emphasizes that parents are going overboard on these new studies using good argumentative techniques....   [tags: Article Review]

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The Recent Population Express ( Schwan, Argus Leader 2015 )

- the recent inhabitants express (Schwan, Argus Leader 2015). Danesi (2006) adds that the humour in the video stands for a certain textuality, which can be seen as another subtle influence towards the feeling of a carefree lifestyle that South Dakota wants to promote. According to him irony and humour are clearly strategic elements. Even though the image campaign for South Dakota started off with a video containing relatively few information additional material has since then become available. Next to a website that is called “You can live in South Dakota” (Live in South Dakota Website 2015) the campaign team launched several follow up videos....   [tags: Brand, Brand management, South Dakota]

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Personal History : My Life At California State University, Monterey Bay ( Csumb )

- PERSONAL HISTORY INTRODUTION Lillian Gutierrez is a student currently enrolled at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), pursing a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. She is also a guide at Andrew Molera’s Trail Rides and interning at the Fort Ord Commissary. Lillian started her college education in the fall of 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona at Motorcycle Mechanic Institute (MMI) to pursue her interest in motorcycles. After working in the industry for about a year Lillian decided to further her education....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Socialization, South Dakota]

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Graduation Speech : Education And History Education

- Teaching is not something I have always wanted to do. Every so often when I was younger, my mom would come home extremely stressed from a long day of teaching. I told myself I could never do what she or other teachers did every day. When I reached middle school, however, I began to see that what teachers did was influential and important. They could shape their students’ future in just one class period. High school came along and so did the infamous questions about life after high school. One day, a teacher asked me what I wanted to do and my first thought was education....   [tags: Education, Teacher, South Dakota, School]

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Once Upon Today: Teaching for Social Justice with Postmodern Picturebooks

- In her article “Once Upon Today: Teaching for Social Justice with Postmodern Picturebooks,” Kathleen O’Neil argues that children, both in and out of classroom settings, would benefit from postmodern picture books because this genre of books not only disrupts the cultural concepts and roles that picture books traditionally evoke, but allows children readers to challenge their understanding of certain social norms and expectations conventionally used in picture books. O’Neal asserts that students who are subjected to postmodern picture books are being asked to think critically about the “status-quo” and this could result in the students reaching a greater awareness of the world around them and...   [tags: Kathleen O’Neil,social justice,postmodern pictures]

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The Invisible Cage: Inequality for African Americans

- In her article “From America’s New Working Class”, Kathleen R. Arnold makes clear that welfare/workfare recipients are treated like prisoners or second class citizens. Likewise, In Michelle Alexander’s article “The New Jim Crow” she describes how blacks is made criminals by a corrupt criminal justice system. Alexander also points out in her article “The New Jim Crow” that shackles and chains are not the only form of slavery. Furthermore, Alexander states that although America is thought of as the home of the free, blacks are more likely than any other race to be arrested, unemployed, or denied housing....   [tags: Michelle Alexander & Kathleen R. Arnold articles]

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The Effects Of Cell Phone Distracted Driving

- Cell phone distracted driving has become as dangerous as alcohol and speeding resulting in fatal and serious injury crashes. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said Monday her office will begin mandating cellphone monitoring devices in some texting-while-driving cases prosecuted by her office (Newsday). She further states “Studies by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other organizations that show driving while texting makes it 23 times more likely that the driver will crash and six times more likely to cause an accident than driving while intoxicated.(Newsday) This is an unbelievable statistic....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Kathleen Rice]

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The Life of Amazing Opera Singers

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Nina Simone

- Eunice Kathleen Waymon born February 21, 1933. She was the sixth of eight children born to John - an entertainer turned family man - and Mary Kate - who became a church minister - a poor southern black family that lived in Tryon, North Carolina. Her father played piano, guitar, and harmonica; her mother played piano and sang. Her brothers and sisters all played piano and sang in the church choir, gospel groups, glee clubs and social events. She started learning music the natural way by watching her family....   [tags: Eunice Kathleen Waymon]

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Analysis Of Kathleens Blee 's Book, Women Of The Klan

- Kathleens Blee’s book, Women of the Klan highlights a side of the oldest terrorist organization America has never seen. Blee understands that the focus of the Klu Klux Klan has always been about Klansmen and an important part of their organization has been overlooked by history. It’s not exciting to learn that women were sometimes on the forefront of inequality and racial injustice while also fighting alongside the very men that kept their rights as women limited. No matter what their intentions were these women were powerful and found their voice in a organization that was dominated by a iron fist of a patriarchy....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, Racism, African American, Lynching]

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The Prairie Lakes Hospital Emergency Department

- I can remember standing in the waiting room of the Prairie Lakes Hospital Emergency Department in Watertown, South Dakota. I was sixteen years old, and my mother had just urged me to rush to the hospital because my grandpa was going to be transferred via helicopter to the Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls. It seemed like hours before a nurse finally told us that we could come back to the room and see him before they took off. I tried to control my emotions, but instead I ran up next to my grandfather and hugged him....   [tags: Health care, Hospital, South Dakota, Patient]

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The Red Convertible By Louise Erdrich

- “The Red Convertible”, by Louise Erdrich is a story about two brothers that buy a red convertible. The story is told in first person by the main character Lyman. Lyman seems to get all of the good luck. Lyman becomes the owner of a restaurant at the age of 16. Money seems to come easy to him. Henry is not lucky and he gets called to go and fight in the war. Lyman made a comment on it saying “ I always had good luck with numbers, and never worried about the draft myself. But Henry was never lucky in the same way as me” (Erdrich 1030)....   [tags: English-language films, Suicide, North Dakota]

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The Sioux Tribe

- Chapter7. This chapter ' 'Wasichus in the Hill ' ' protrudes signs of envisioning trouble the people of the Sioux tribe would encounter. It is also one of the longest chapters of the entire book that unveils the subversion of the Sioux tribe for mineral resources (Gold) by the opposed extremists. Superficially, Black Elk had thought he was set to manifest his vision from the grandfathers of the cloud, when he attained the age of eleven, in the summer 1874. The black elk 's band had camped on sphitton creek in the black hill....   [tags: Lakota people, Sioux, South Dakota, Crazy Horse]

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Departmentalization, Organizational Authority and Job Design: Dakkota Integrated Systems

- Organizational structure, along with the different elements it encompasses, is a significant factor in the overall design of any business. Establishing a clear picture of what a department’s responsibilities are, classifying job roles and functions, and defining where people fit into the chain of command, can make everyday tasks and decisions easier for both employees and managers alike. In addition, astute planning and organization can also have a large impact on a company’s bottom line, with an effectively organized company saving money by reducing redundancies and improving processes and work flow....   [tags: organizational structure]

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Faith, Friends and Wordsmithery: A Discussion of Vocation

- Faith, Friends and Wordsmithery: A Discussion of Vocation In professing English literature, pastoring a congregation, and writing poetry, C.S. Lewis, Heidi Neumark, and Kathleen Norris are linked in their search to more fully perceive the face of God in their living and writing. Their spiritual autobiographies account for an evolution in their understandings of vocation and faith, each beholding something akin to what Lewis calls “Joy,” a fleeting desire for something beyond us and this world, often awakened in the written word....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Tension Between The Esoteric And Exoteric Frames Of Reference

- Palpable tension between the esoteric and exoteric frames of reference in religion is, to say the very least, indisputable. Esoteric being more associated with the inner, in terms of experience, devotion, seeking to ascertain truth within self, and the ascendance of the soul, while the exoteric pertaining to the outer or external, regarding religious law, public ritual, and communal events that essentially envision/depict what it is to be a part of that specific religious community that are considered vital in unifying those who affiliate themselves....   [tags: Religion, Faith, Religious belief, Epistemology]

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Genetically Modified Organisms ( Gmo )

- Generations have purposefully modified plant life for thousands of years through selective breeding and cross pollination. The idea of selective breeding and cross pollination to produce a more sustainable source of food does not bother most people, but once this is done in a lab and given the name genetically modified society refuses to accept it. Genetically modified organism (GMO) refers to the process of cutting out a section of a gene from one organism and placing it inside another organism’s DNA in hopes to alter or create a new trait for the benefit of its survival (Lajeunesse)....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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The Progressive Era Of Early Twentieth Century America

- The Progressive Era of early twentieth century America is the time between the end of reconstruction to the first World War. In this era, America experienced an imbalance of power between the private and public sectors. Americans were working longer hours for lower wages with the constant anxiety that their jobs were going to be there the the next day. The public’s mode of life was at the will of the few who owned the factories and mills. Consequently, Americans voted for presidents who they believed would restore order....   [tags: World War I, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt]

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The Idea Of Social Darwinism

- At the end of the nineteenth century, society was divulging in all the new scenes in literature and society: realism, romanticism, naturalism, etc. The people of this time tended to veer towards the newly presented socialism. The idea of Social Darwinism, that humans compete in a struggle for existence in which natural selection results in survival of the fittest, prevailed at this time (Social Darwinism). This idea interested the young mind of Frank Norris, who happened to be a naturalist. Norris was a proclaimed socialist who showed his support for the idea of Social Darwinism through his works....   [tags: Natural selection, Charles Darwin]

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Legal And Ethical Issues Within The World Fund Research

- Legal and Ethical Issues Legal and ethical issues create standards by which research is conducted. According to Polit and Beck (2014),”Governments throughout the world fund research and establish rules for adhering to ethical principles” (p. 81). These standards protect research participants from exploitation and harm. The study participants in this study were not subjected to physical harm, discomfort or psychological distress. The appropriate consent procedures were used. According to Norris, Hughes, Hecht, Peragallo & Nickerson (2013),” After-school program staff distributed study packets to girls of Hispanic origin to take home to parents or legal guardians” (p....   [tags: Psychometrics, Cronbach's alpha, Reliability]

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The Potential of a Majoritarian Electoral System Instead of a Proportional Electoral System in South Africa

- The journey to democracy has been strongly driven by electoral systems. These systems provide routes for governments to represent the wills of their people. It provides the platform of legitimacy to the government and in most cases ensures freedom and order within a country. This essay will discuss the major differences between a majoritarian electoral system and proportional electoral system. In addition, it will demonstrate that the use of a majoritarian electoral system in a country would result in a more accountable and representative government....   [tags: the journey to democracy]

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Baptist Bible Fellowship International

- The Baptist Bible Fellowship International has done great things throughout the many years of its existence. The reason for the group’s success has been through missions, evangelism, Bible Colleges, and church planting. In the 1950’s the World Baptist Fellowship ruled the Baptist scene. During the era of the WBF there was a conflict that arose as J. Frank Norris attempted to overthrow G.B. Vick’s presidency at his Bible College. Norris desired to be president of the college that Vick established....   [tags: bible colleges, chruch, fellowship]

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Women 's Representation Of Women

- Introduction “As of September 2016, 10 women are serving as Head of State and 9 are serving as Head of Government” (UN Women). When it comes to women’s representation in politics, the world still has a large amount of work to do. Although Europe’s representation of women in government is regarded highly when compared to other places around the world, there is a noticeable gap from country to country within the continent. For instance, Greece and Finland, two similar countries, have a significant difference in their gender representations....   [tags: Politics, Political party, Industrialisation]

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Managing Trans-border Data Flows

- Managing the flow of data from regional offices, business partners, and customers around the world is an essential component to efficiently conduct business with any large multinational corporation (MNC). Advances in the Internet have allowed companies to more quickly collect accurate data to better coordinate and integrate all geographically dispersed subsidiaries (Sambharya, & Phatak 1990). Managing Trans-border Data Flows introduces many complex restrictions that corporations must address, which will be discussed in this paper....   [tags: regional offices, business, partners]

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