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Developing Policies for Control of Private Vehicles

- 1. Introduction At this time many countries are facing environmental problems due to the use of private vehicles that are not controlled as air and noise pollution, traffic congestion, and other environmental impacts. There are many such issues in some developing countries that are growing rapidly in the industry sector and the economy. This requires a strategy and policy in dealing with issues such as the implementation of the congestion pricing, restriction of vehicles at a specified time, improvement public transportation services, infrastructure development for the use of non-motorized so as to increase use of bicycles and walking distance to travel, etc....   [tags: environment, congestion, restrictions]

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Private Security and Critical Infrastructure Assets

- The private security and law enforcement officer as well the FBI function and responsibilities have tightened after the 9/11 attacked. Private security officers are undergoing more advanced training from latest technology system to protect the nation to terrorism to be prepared and ready in any event that might come along the way like the 9/11 attacked. After the disastrous event of the 9/11 attack numerous companies and group of people obligate themselves a thorough investigation and evaluation....   [tags: National Security ]

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Drivers Behind The Demand For Private Tuition

- ... Not much, according to the report, which cites study findings that by fourth grade, children who were reading at age 4 were not significantly better at reading than their classmates who 'd learned to read at age 7. The report also points out that in Finland and Sweden, kids don 't even start formal schooling until they are 7 years old. Yet, Finnish and Swedish teenagers regularly trounce their American counterparts in international tests of reading, math, and science.” [12]. Competition to obtain places at schools where parents feel children will receive a better education is fierce....   [tags: Education, Education in the United States, School]

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Saving Private Ryan - The Art of War

- Saving Private Ryan - The Art of War Released in 1999, Saving Private Ryan shocked the United States. Devastatingly realistic, and never pulling a punch, Steven Spielberg's World War II film has gone down in history, winning multiple awards, and receiving praise from all around the world. Tom Hanks' superb acting, coupled with Spielberg's artistic sense in regards to film making, unleashed a powerhouse of a cinematic experience. The film could not have hit theaters during a better time. The World War II veterans were reaching their last years, and a majority of the nation's youth had no idea what a sacrifice these brave men made....   [tags: Film Review ]

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Incarceration and Private Prisons in the United States

- Under the auspices of President John F. Kennedy, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy ordered the permanent shut down of the infamous Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on March 21, 1963. An island located approximately 2.5 kilometers off the coast of San Francisco, California; the federal prison was home to the most notorious criminals for over three decades. The island also revealed to the world the unsettling state of circumstance the United States Justice and prison system suffers under in modern times....   [tags: Discrimination, Legal System]

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Primary Responsibilities of a Private Security Manager

- What are the primary responsibilities of a private security manager. A private security manager in general definition is one that the program, scheme or method of worked for the accomplishment of an objective or course of action and direct supervising of security function and activities in a particular time in giving the protection and safety against any danger or injury of an administration or corporation. A private security manager is dissimilar to law enforcement officers and this private security manager does not work for the government but instead to a private company and work with certain limits of rights like keeping people under restraint or custody and taking weapons but it all d...   [tags: Business Management ]

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China: International Private Banking Institutions

- 1. Introduction In China, HNWIs (High Net Wealth Individuals) who has more than $1 million for investable assets are fast growing. It provides the huge opportunity for the private banking industry. Private banking could be defined in various ways. Basically, private banking means managing all aspects of a customer’s financial life. However, especially in Asia market, it is not only just financial management, also including all aspects of social life and different stages of the life care. Figure 1....   [tags: commercial banks, banking business]

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Should The Private Lives Of Famous People?

- ... Onassis, a Supreme Court case that took place in 1972, regarding the invasion of privacy of a celebrity. Jackie Kennedy the late wife of the late president John F. Kennedy felt violated by paparazzi named Ron Galella taking pictures of her and her children. She felt like Galella was her stalker for knowing everything about her life and trying to but in. She instantly wanted to fight for her and children’s rights of privacy because even if they were the late president’s family the need to know their private lives was not necessary for the public wellbeing....   [tags: Privacy, Privacy law, Personal life]

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Marriage Is a Private Affair by Chinua Achebe

- Three different Western marriage customs have influenced the characters in the story "Marriage is a Private Affair" by Chinua Achebe. It is about a Nnaemeke and Nene. Nnaemeke was an Igbo but Nene was from a different part of the country. They fell in love and Nnameke proposed. Then Nnaemeke got a letter from his father telling him about an arranged marriage that is being planned. Very disappointed, Nnaemeke comes home and tells his father that he will not get married to anybody, except Nene. Nnaemeke was kicked out from his father's house and wasn’t wanted there anymore....   [tags: Western marriage customs]

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Foreign private investment

- As foreign companies invest a lot in their resources, they create inflation. This will affect Latin American’s companies as they are impacted by the inflation. Due to the inflation, domestic firms are unable to perform business activities as the expenses are automatically higher. As a result of inflation, the local firms are unable to invest because the prices are simply higher. If a country has higher inflation rate than others this will make the export of the country less competitive and its imports more expensive....   [tags: Economic Growth, Retail Industry]

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The Future of Spaceflight and Why It Should Be Private

- High above our beloved watery globe, on the shore of the cosmic ocean, a winged spacecraft approaches a gigantesque space station pirouetting in the vast dark. The pilots of this vessel make use of flat-screen computer displays to match their rotation with that of the massive orbital outpost. As the shuttle spins, a logo of the world's largest airline, emblazoned on its side, comes into view. This is not the present, but it was to be the past. A scene from Stanley Kubrick's 1968 science-fiction epic, 2001 A Space Odyssey, it was lauded at the time for its realistic portrayal of a human future in space (*1)....   [tags: Space Exploration ]

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Difference Between Public And Private Counsel

- ... Although retaining private counsel is not a guarantee that defendants will be acquitted, the research reveals defendants with public counsel are more likely to enter guilty pleas and receive jail time for their alleged crime(s) (Patton, 2013). Literature Review and Analysis The U.S. criminal justice system is considered to be adversarial and complex; that is there are two sides essentially competing for victory amidst a maze of multiple potential legal ramifications (Patton, 2013). Gideon was designed to ensure that every defendant involved in the process received a fair trial....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Lawyer, Criminal justice]

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Social Attitudes Of The State And Private Charities

- Throughout the period between 1850-1914 the state and private charities both provided for poor men, women and children. However, these two different organisations provided different forms of aid and the forms of this varied between the sexes and age groups. This differentiation is extremely important in understanding social attitudes of the upper classes towards lower classes, as well as women, and whether the state and charities were trying to reduce poverty or simply confine it. The actions of the state and private charities were rather broad throughout all categories, so some narrowing down has to occur....   [tags: Poverty, Poor Law, Workhouse]

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Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielburg

- In the movie, “Saving Private Ryan,” by Steven Spielburg, it begins with a veteran of WWII returning to Normandy to visit the burial ground for those Allied servicemen who were killed on D-Day. He is looking for a particular grave, and when he finds it, he takes a knee and starts sobbing. Captain John H. Miller has a flashback to June 6, 1944 in Omaha Beach, Normandy, France. Captain Miller and his squad of eight World War II soldiers are assigned the seemingly impossible combat mission to locate and return one American soldier, Private James Francis Ryan, all of whose brothers have already been killed in action....   [tags: film analysis, wwII, normandy]

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The Internet: How Private is Your Privacy?

- The Internet: How Private is Your Privacy. Would you go up to a random stranger and hand them all of your personal information: home address, social security number, credit card number, etc…. This is exactly what people do every single day when they are on the internet signing up for online banking, social networks, and even online shopping. According to Internet World Stats, approximately 239,893,600 people in the United States alone account as internet users by 2010 (United States). Consequently, the Internet has infiltrated the lives of so many and has become the main source of dependency to get things accomplished....   [tags: information technology, social media]

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Private Schools vs. Public Schools

- (Thrust for Educational Leadership 1999) wrote: Voucher proponents claim that public school educators could learn a lot from private schools and their "superior" practices and outcomes. However, a report from the non-partisan Economic Policy Institute has found that the most important variation between schools lays in the type of community in which they are located (affluent, suburban, inner-city), not whether they are private or public. Researchers conducted case studies of eight public and eight private elementary schools in California to determine whether there are any identifiable and transferable private school practices that public schools can adopt to improve student outcomes....   [tags: Education]

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Pros and Cons of the Private Insurance Industry

- 1. Introduction Extreme weathers, such as storm, floods, heat waves, drought, glacial retreat, have suffered human-being and threaten the life, properties and economies for a long time. In recent years, a significant increase is observed in the extreme weathers, such as the number of heavy precipitation events, more intense and longer drought/heat waves as a consequence of anthropogenic influences (IPCC, 2011). In particular, intensification of extreme precipitation is likely to lead extreme coastal high water associated with an increase in mean sea level....   [tags: Insurance Industry Research Paper]

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Privacy Is Everything Really Keep Private?

- ... Privacy settings can be very confusing on facebook. People have to change more than one thing to make things private. It should be easier for people to keep things private. When posting to other things that are linked to facebook have their own privacy settings that need to be set up, before people can feel secure. “This usually stays the same. But if you are sharing a link from another page, or an app if you’re on your iPhone — think Flipboard, Twitter, Tumblr, etc. — the privacy option of the status may change” (Masterson). Facebook is tracking your every move....   [tags: Facebook, Social media, Social network service]

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Private Better than Public School

- Private Better than Public School There are many decisions for parents to choose private or public school for their kids. Every parent wants what is best for his or her child. A person's education is one of the most important aspects in determining whether or not they will become a productive member of society. Education is so important. We need to look at both public and private schools to find out if there is a difference. Private schools are a better choice than public school for many reasons....   [tags: Education, Schools, Public Schools]

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Private and Public and Charter Oh My!

- Take a good look at the children around you. Are they learning in their schools. Do they attend a public school, a charter school, or an elite private school. These days with the American Education system, sometimes the child’s education comes down to the type of school he or she attends. The movie, “Waiting For Superman” follows children in America of different ages, geographical locations and races, as they try to navigate the American school system. It is interesting though; that the movie doesn’t mention that race has anything to do with the type of education a child receives....   [tags: Teacher Unions, American Education]

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Private Gun Ownership Should NOT be Banned

- Would you choose to own a gun if your life depended on it. America has defended itself with guns since December 13, 1631 when the National Guard was born. We are a country that defends what we love. What do we defend ourselves with. Guns of course. Guns and America were discovered around the same time. Guns will forever be a part of America. Without guns the American Revolution would not have been won (Boehm). There have been some times in American history where guns have caused the loss of innocent Americans lives due to an unstable person, but there have also been multiple times where guns have defended each and every American’s freedom....   [tags: gun control laws]

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SADC: A Private Club or A Democratic Institution?

- An understanding of the philosophical, political and economic and historical background is essential to the comprehension of the functions of institutions in SADC. According to Zacarias A. (1998), he stated SADC is virtually the transformation of the so-called war-time frontline states and newly independent state of Southern Africa from a purely defensive military alliance, against apartheid and settler colonial minority regimes, into an economic and political alliance. The founding fathers of SADC most notably Mugabe of Zimbabwe and Mujoma of Namibia’s tendency to treat SADC as an exclusive private club to the used to satisfy their whims is clearly illustrative of the fact that these leader...   [tags: Economics]

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Changing Definitions Of The Public And Private Sphere

- ... 114). The rhetoric associated with the idea of sharing is powerful and provides potent imagery for the public (John, 2014). Sharing as a form of rhetoric, however, is strategic and is never employed in a neutral manner (Kennedy, 2013). “Sharing is not used innocently in echo of a childhood motto, it is carefully constructed. As a rhetorical strategy it is political. Social media platforms use the rhetoric of sharing to establish their function as facilitators of social engagement,” (Kennedy, 2013, p....   [tags: Sociology, Social media, Rhetoric]

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Developing A Program For Public Or Private Colleges

- ... Omega College’s Program Budgeting increases higher enrollment from students and a healthier operating budget for the faculty and staff which means more money financially, more instructors and programs and staff being paid on time. The program tracks where the money is being spent and for what programs it’s being spent for. This offers management control of all basic functions of the schools financial stability. It also determines the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of programs being funded by faculty and staff....   [tags: Budgets, Budget, Zero-based budgeting, University]

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Design and User Experience : The Private Hospital

- Design and User Experience : The Private Hospital (calls Clinic in Chile) website in general are very well structured with easy access to all the services that these institution provides. The neonatology and pediatrics sections usually lacks of images and multimedia sections, the one reason of that can be that the information is oriented toward adults visitors or potentials parent patients. Additionally in general these WebPages provides information written by its own physician helping them to reach its potential patients, moreover the information about diseases are upgrade periodically....   [tags: Technology]

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Public vs. Private Healthcare in Canada

- The private health care system is superior to the public health care system Being a Canadian citizen, it is hard for me to think of life without any health insurance. I have had public health insurance all my life growing up and have been free to go to any hospital at any time and get some form of health care. Residing in the United States off and for the last 7 years I have experienced health care from both sides. I feel that private health care has huge advantages over public health care....   [tags: Healthcare, argumentative, persuasive]

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Women Of Ancient Rome : Private Life

- ... This was mostly done by slaves for the upper class woman but the lower class were responsible for everything. During this time, woman made their brooms out of twigs and animal hairs (PBS). They had to keep the house clean at all times for their husbands. Another time consuming task was cleaning the clothes. Each item had to be washed by hand and hung to dry by the sun. Since there was no electricity they also had to makes fires and provide oil lamps for light and heat. Women were also responsible for growing, shopping, and making the food to provide for the family....   [tags: Roman Empire, Ancient Rome, Woman, Wife]

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Private Schools vs. Public Schools

- Have you ever attended a private institution. What was your experience like. Think back and compare it to your ideal public school, which one happens to pale in comparison. Public schools, which are controlled by the government, and heavily influenced, by politicians and privateers, hurt your children, not allowing them to reap the full benefits of their growing mind. “Our schools have been scientifically designed to prevent over-education from happening. The average American [should be] content with their humble role in life, because they are not tempted to think about any other role.” (William T....   [tags: Education ]

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The Private Life of John Steinbeck Uncovered

- All authors have a story behind them and something that makes their writing unique. John Steinbeck was one of those authors. With a rocky start to Steinbeck’s life, her used his experiences and travels to develop works of literature that would be highly regarded and distinguished him as a premier American writer. Born in Salinas, California; John Steinbeck was a quiet, very private man from the time he was born, and even with all the fame of his books (Swisher 15). From the start of his life, tragedy struck; beginning with the witnessing of an earthquake....   [tags: Biography]

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Analysis of Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

- One of the books I have chosen for my book fair is "Private Peaceful" by Michael Morpurgo. I have only read one half of the book and I find it quite interesting. It is set in the times of World War One and the author describes the past childhood of the main character, Tommo, and his present state in the war really well as time passes by. The main characters in this book are Thomas Peaceful (Tommo), his brothers Big Joe Peaceful, and Charlie Peaceful, his childhood friend Molly, his great aunt (aka Grandma) Wolf and the owner of their property, The Colonel....   [tags: war, memory, brother, love]

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Adoption, Closed Adoption And Private Adoption

- ... When you are younger it is easier to find out that you are adopted because it is easier to understand that you have people in your life that dose want you. The longer you wait the hard it is because than you feel like the adoptive parents have just been lying to you. This is important to the records because when you have open records it’s easier to find answers and be able to be at peace with everything. Records are the truth and nothing but. This I know from personal experiences. Open adoption has the open documents that shows the adoptee reassurance that they were placed where they are for a reason, and that they have an ongoing basis, of the adoptees birthparents’ love....   [tags: Adoption, Closed adoption, Open adoption, Adoption]

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Anonymity for Defendents: Keeping Everything Private

- ... They printed ramdom headlnes about him, quotes of pupils calling him 'weird' and 'creepy' crept their way to the front pages, with the one purpose of dragging his name through the mud. After Tabak's conviction Jeffries accepted substantial damages for defamation from the Scotsmn, the Sun and several other newspapers. Despite it being clear that Jefferies is innocent he will always be known for the case. This isn't the only the time something like this has happened. It has now become quite a common occurence for to see people accused of crimes in the tabloid and them to later be cleared....   [tags: innocence, media, accusations, system]

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Public Education versus Private Education

- ... In public schools the classes can become quite large, while private schools have many smaller classes that allow the teacher to become more involved with the students. Success rate is also higher within the private educational area. This is because these students are already at a higher learning level, and are ready for the college preparatory type classes (Walker 1). Students in the public school area are not always ready for the higher level thinking that it takes to do college level classes....   [tags: schooling and learning]

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Private Schools Vs Public Schools

- ... St Croix Lutheran only allows certain people in their schools. We require placement tests to be taken, a certain dress code, and type of conduct. In a public school’s students have many options in what classes they want to take. St Croix only offers a minimal amount of classes that will only benefit someone in the future and help to move them towards college. The teachers focus on teaching us for life not just for the time being. Many people who have graduated from St. Croix have said that they were very ready for taking on the real world....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Private Youth System Project Plan

- Private Youth System is a repository of information on health and social matters for youth. The youth will be able to access vital information from this system related to social and health matters, which affect them in their daily lives. The youth within this age group will be the only youth allowed to register with the system. These ages will be the only ones allowed to register with the system and have profiles. Each youth will be able to access his / her profile privately through the provision of a password for each profile....   [tags: youth system, social workers, youth health]

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Public Private Health Care Reform

- ... The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the net effect of both laws will be a reduction in the federal deficit by $143 billion over the first decade. Failure of the health care reforms in Congress will most likely be failure to agree on how to subsidize coverage for tens of millions of uninsured Americans. Depending on how generous the reform the cost will be at least $1 trillion over the next decade and more depending on the generosity of the reform. President Obama insisted that the reform be fully paid for over the next decade....   [tags: Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics]

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Remote Access: Virtual Private Network

- Introduction Micro Widgets, Incorporated is a dynamic organization constantly looking to expand its customer base. To do so, the company utilizes the skills of a mobile sales force. Being mobile, the sales force requires access to the corporate network from time to time while on the road. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) issued a mandate that all employees of the organization have remote access to the corporate network. This enables the sales force to do their job. It also affords the company the ability to offer the benefit of working from home to the employees of the organization....   [tags: micro widgets, access from a distance]

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Mediatek India Technology Private Limited

- Mediatek is a leading manufacturing company in India and also has a major share outside the country. Here, I have tried to analyse the strengths and weaknesses present in the company. What are the different opportunities and threats present in the external environment for the company. Strengths: Mediatek makes the technology that’s at the heart of the things that we use every day. Its strength lies in optimising system design, perfectly integrating software and hardware design to offer users an uninterrupted and always connected technology by providing smartphones, tablets and dual SIM experience....   [tags: manufacturing company, mediatek, recruitment]

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My Private Boarding High School

- ... All of us students of color were friends and typically stuck together in most scenarios. There wasn’t an equal racial representation of students on the weekend activity board. The weekend activities usually consisted of hiking, making smores, camping trips and archery, activities that weren’t of interest to us. Our school and neighboring schools frequently threw parties that we attended but the music wasn’t diverse either. We were forced to dance to songs that we wouldn’t dance to at parties of our choice....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, Race]

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Online Education Vs. Private Schools

- ... Zupek, “With adult students, your options are either part time or online." Michael Rogich also tells Ms. Zupek, "Online, the student has more access to a good program and is constantly connected to instructors and fellow classmates.” (Zupek, Rachel. "Employers On Online Education." CNN. Cable News Network, 29 Mar. 2010.) Online classes and education programs are important because they allow flexibility for those who live busy adult lives, while seeking to further their higher education. Our society is living in the technological age, where information can be found on the internet and is readily available....   [tags: Higher education, Education, Adult education]

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The Private Choice

- The Private Choice Think of all the notable people you may consider as highly educated. If you look deep enough, chances are you can find out about their education, which is often private. Why do some people prefer a private education. What even classifies as a private school. One definition given by the Encyclopedia of American Education is “in modern American education, any school not operated or directly funded by a governmental agency” (793); these include religious, non-sectarian, military, postgraduate, and special education schools....   [tags: Education Schooling Essays]

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Development through Public-Private Partnership

- Sclar (2000) provides a simple definition of privatization as the process of providing public services and goods that will be managed by private entities. While this definition leans more on the transfer of ownership and changes in the mechanism of distribution, this also pushes for issues regarding efficiency and quality. Arguments on which entity should control the public resources also come with the question of who handles it more effectively. As this issue involves the public sector and how the government will run the nation’s resources, the common notion in the process of privatization as the way of earning revenues of private companies create concerns to the public of the real interest...   [tags: infrastructure,construction industry]

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Spy Ring in American Government: The Central Intelligence Agency

- ... The National Security agency and the Central Intelligence Agency has invade people's rights to have private documents. They have went against the United States constitution and have invade peoples private live, and the do not have the right to do so. The Central Intelligence Agency and the National security agency has made there way it to social networking to. They got a hold of Facebook and made a deal with there created, they are allowed to view any post or message sent by someone or from any were they sent the message....   [tags: private documents, private records]

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How Private Must an Objectionably Private Language Be?

- How Private Must an Objectionably Private Language Be. ABSTRACT: Some philosophers, taking their cue from Philosophical Investigations (PI) 243-315, suppose that a private language is objectionable only when its terms refer to Cartesian mental events. Others (notably Kripke) have focused on PI 201 and the surrounding remarks about rule following, and have explicated the notion of an objectionable private language as (roughly) that of a language used by just one isolated individual unsupported at any time by any source of external or community correction and approval....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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Definition Essay - The Meaning of Private

- Definition Essay - The Meaning of Private Freedom and confinement, contradictory as they seem, are both integrated into the description of what it means to be private.  The meaning of private is even further dual in nature when interpreted personally or in community contexts.  On a smaller scale, individual people classify private as an expected amenity, intended to be a confined to oneself.  On the other hand, communities perceive private as the quality of being independent or free from any public organization or institution.  In reference to dictionary definition, there is a dual understanding and common usage of the word private, each derived from the context in which it is used, either...   [tags: Definition Essays]

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Definition Essay - The Word 'Private'

- Definition Essay - The Word 'Private' Private is a word with a multitude of meanings, some known and others not so known. When searched for in a dictionary, it can be found that the definitions don't vary much between the three dictionaries, although the dictionary from 1913 had a few dissimilar terms. The word private was looked up in Webster Dictionary from 1913,  The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition, and the Oxford English Dictionary: Second Edition. Many people think of private as meaning something in solitude, or secretive....   [tags: Definition Essays]

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Private Motivations for War in The Iliad

- Private Motivations for War in The Iliad       Wars are often complex in nature and are fought for diverse reasons. In the Iliad, powerful gods, great nations, and heroic people all fight for different reasons.  Each has private motivations to fight the war.  These private motivations are of special interest, because they help define the consequences and outcomes of the war.  The universal war of the gods, social war of the Greeks and Trojans, and the war for Achilles' honor are private motivations of the Trojan war.  These private motivations seem to influence and shape each other in many distinct ways....   [tags: Iliad essays]

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Feminism, the Public and the Private

- Feminism, the Public and the Private Conceptualizations of the public and the private have always been central to the politics of second-wave feminism. The slogan, "the personal is political," implied that private life was often the site, if not the cause, of women's oppression. In 1974, some of the authors of Woman, Culture and Society (Lamphere and Rosaldo 1974), one of the founding texts of academic feminism, asserted that the universal cause of women's oppression lay in their confinement to the domestic sphere....   [tags: Feminism Human Rights Research Paper]

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The Pros and Cons of Using Private Military and Security Firms

- has grown steadily since. The private military companies are extremely attractive to former military. Private military companies, security contractors and private military firms do provide so very useful functions and not all of them are paramilitary. Many private military companies such as DynCorp and Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR), a subsidiary of Halliburton, provide more services than just protection. Many functions performed by private military companies include logistical support, transportation, engineering, construction, skilled and unskilled laborers, maintenance, technical expertise and other paramilitary operations....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Private Prisons Negativly Impact State and Local Governments

- Private prisons have a negative effect on states and local governments. Unfortunately, the number of private prisons has been increasing since their inception in 1983 causing further problems. For-profit prisons offer no real benefits and are bad investments for states. Furthermore, private prisons beleaguer communities with high turnover rates that hurt local economies. The demands of these institutions put an excessive burden on the local community’s infrastructure. Similarly, private prisons strain the county and city legal systems....   [tags: For-profit Prisons, Prison Privatization]

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Is Private School Educationally Better than Public School?

- Private School vs. Public School: Is Private School Educationally Better than Public School. The questions is: Is Private school educationally better than public schools. Unless proven in the near future, studies show that private school is not educationally better than public school. Many people assume that private school students outperformed public school students, but private schools seldom release test scores and do not necessarily use the same tests as the public schools. Different tests means different outcomes....   [tags: curriculum requirements, supervision]

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Just Say No to Private Prisons

- Just Say No to Private Prisons Here's a frightening scenario: Ghetto dwellers, who cannot find meaningful and high paid employment, commit crimes with increasing ferocity and frequency. Then, upon being arrested, tried and convicted, they are sent to prison where they suddenly are employed doing the very same tasks they could not pursue in the real world. Prisons are a growth industry in America, some even becoming major manufacturers and suppliers of day labor. It's happening right now, right here in the U.S., all in the name of profit margins....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Private life of a Baseball player

- Private life of a Baseball player American Baseball is so popular that lots of good player from other country have dream to become a member of Major league. So do the players from my country. Some players started playing in big teams such as LA Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers. Other players started from minor league. MLB is not anymore game for only American people. Fans from all over around the world want to watch ball game through broadcasting. In America, there are a few baseball players who came from South Korea, and they are doing well in MLB teams....   [tags: Athletics Sports Essays]

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Private School is a Better Option for Students and Parents

- Students that go to private schools say that they are very happy and feel like they are getting a better education so do the parents. A lot parents say they love the options and advantages private school has to offer. Rather then what public school can offer their students. Private school offers a smaller environment for better education, freedom of religion and has better control of the classroom. Theses are qualities, which most parents want to instill in their students. Being in a smaller environment allows for better education....   [tags: education, academic excellence]

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Interpreting the Meaning of Private

- Interpreting the Meaning of Private Hearing the word private, one could think of infinite meanings and uses. Some people think, for their own safety, certain people should not be private. Others believe it is their human right to have privacy, because it defines oneself. The dictionary-defined term of private has had subtle changes through the past 300 years. In the past three years, the definition of private in the US has changed to very little meaning, granting an even more important reason to find the true definition....   [tags: Definition Essays]

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The Effect that Private Property Has on the Actions of Individuals

- Private property has been a crucial human right for hundreds of years and has been very influential on the actions of individuals. Private property is having the right to have complete jurisdiction over obtained goods or resources; however, private property usually refers to land owned by a single individual or to a group of individuals. Because private property is controlled by a private owner, one is able to use the product or land to its fullest value creating something of value that contributes to the growth of society....   [tags: economic history of the world]

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Private and Public Sectors: The History of Severance Pay

- When choosing to work in public or private sector companies there are many factors to consider. Do you want to work with a company that only considered the factors of its company or do you prefer to work for a company that have employee compensation. These factors are considerably important. Based on empirical studies one of the determining reason about private sector is that it compensation is based on the company cash profits and tax avoidance rather than value of the executive compensation. In my report I support my findings of several researchers: (Tafkov, 2009), (Reda & Schmidt, 2014), and (Clausen, 1999)....   [tags: employee performance, payments, CEO]

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Private Prisons and Interest Groups

- Private Prisons and Interest Groups Privately owned prisons began to emerge in the mid-1980s. These prisons emerged because of the ideological imperatives of the free market, the huge increase in the number of prisoners, and the substantial increase in imprisonment costs. (1) Proponents of privatized prisons put forward a simple case: The private sector can do it cheaper and more efficiently. Corporations such as Correction Corporation of America and Wackenhut promised design and management innovations without reducing costs or sacrificing quality of service....   [tags: Papers]

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Should the Australian Government Sell Medibank Private?

- ... The numbers of firms already in the market is fixed; most of them already are private health insurers. Another implication in the short run is that the newly privatised Medibank may try to increase premiums, this will have a negative affect on consumers however it may not even work due customer’s may change their preference and switch to a new health insurance. In the long run they may increase labour due to increasing customers. And there will be no fixed variables costs. The firm will be able to properly allocate resources for maximum output and competitive prices....   [tags: australian economy, consumers]

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Is the UK Public Sector Becoming the New Private Sector?

- Public sector servants in some parts of the UK have a higher salary that a private sector employee within the same region. A new study reveals that teachers, nurses and council workers earn nearly 15 percent more than private sector employees in similar cadre. The pay scale further varies depending on age, gender, qualification and experience. Even though the findings are true, leaders and unions oppose the revelation and term it as “misleading”. They even argue that such a comparison is helping people to use it as a mean to erode further their pay and work conditions....   [tags: salary, inequality, employees]

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Connection Problem to The Bilkent University Virtual Private Network

- 1. Introduction There are 15.618 students in Bilkent University [1], including undergraduate students, Master students and PhD students. Currently 4025 students are living in the Bilkent dormitories [2] so 11.261 students live out of Bilkent University. When I conduct an online survey with these Bilkenters, according to survey results, %78.38 of Bilkenters use Bilkent Virtual Private Network from out of Bilkent [3]. This means that 8200 Bilkenters use Virtual Private Network of Bilkent. Also, according to survey results %51.36 of Bilkenters, in other words 4100 people use Bilkent Virtual Private Network in their daily life [4]....   [tags: networking, servers, market]

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Is the Traffic Commercial or Private on Good Luck Road?

- ... As to why we chose Good Luck road as our test subject, is because that's where most of the equal opportunity of either traffic variables. There, we can test how rush hour and institutions affects the amount of vehicles and what type of traffic come through a specific time period and see how its biggest influential, the school, affects its operation. This will also prove to show how productive either college park and/ or new Carrollton is when it comes to business versus the public because of the interconnection between road ways....   [tags: maryland, business, environment]

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Improving the Infrastructure of India with Public Private Partnership

- ... The road length per unit area is high solitary in Nagaland, Tripura, and Assam. In most NE states, village and district roads are primary. These roads are mostly important for facilitating intra-state pressure group of people and freight. The main road programmers that are being undertaken in the region are as follows: 1. National Highway development Programme (NHDP)-II proposes to link the east-west passageway beginning at Porbandar, Gujarat to the NE through a 678 km four-lane highway connecting Silchar to Srirampur via Lumding-Daboka-Nagaon-Guwahati in Assam....   [tags: economy, tourism, transportation]

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Urban Government and Private Development

- Urban Government and Private Development in Postindustrial Urban America ABSTRACT: As revenue-deprived cities in the United States depend more on developments aimed at attracting visitors, the governing bodies controlling this infrastructure play a larger role in urban government. This paper explores the case of one such development, Chicago’s Navy Pier. The author argues that the Pier’s redevelopment as a festival marketplace, which was based on public rhetoric and space, necessitated the creation of a public authority that compromised this vision....   [tags: Public Policy Politics]

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Higher Education: Private Superiority Over Public

- The expansion of higher education has created a belief that a student will not be successful in life with graduating from top-notch colleges. However, acquiring the needed education does not erase the possibility of failure. In reality, approximately 4% of high school graduates are unemployed if they do not continue their education (Reaping 17). Though the unemployment rate is considerably low, having a college education does lower the probability of being unemployed. In order to maintain a career with a high paying salary against the mass competition, deciding which type of education to pursue is a key factor....   [tags: top-notch colleges, tuition]

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Revenge in the Public and Private Realms of The Spanish Tragedy

- Revenge occurs in two realms: the private and the public. Private revenge occurs in secret with only a few people knowing about it. There is less need for justification because there are fewer people to justify the act to. Public revenge, on the other hand, operates as entertainment or a social event. Many people act as witnesses; this increases the need for justification. It can be assumed that private revenge occurs when one's motives are questionable; public revenge occurs when one's motives are fair....   [tags: francis bacon, Balthazar and Lorenzo]

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Air Pollution Control: Banning Private Vehicles is NOT the Solution

- In this modern era, the level of pollution worldwide has been increasing consistently which in turn has brought harm to humans via many different ways. Consequently, the government must find a solution to solve this problem as speedily as possible. However, banning the ownership of private vehicles is not the only and definitely not the best way to decrease pollution. Although carbon emissions from vehicles do contribute towards a significant amount of pollution, banning the ownership of private vehicles in modern day society is unnecessary because pollution can also be caused by many other factors such as bad lifestyle choices on humanity’s part, lack of stricter or enforcement of environme...   [tags: Persuasive, Environmental Issues]

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Self-help Guide to Become a Private Detective

- This self-help guide of Birmingham Detective Agency provides full information to become a private detective. This guide will tell what you need to know about being a private detective, what do investigators and detectives do and their working conditions, how to become a fantastic private detective, benefits and drawbacks of this work. As you progress you will see the good, bad and ugly sides of detective work. You will learn to carry out realistic plan to meet your goal and reach up to your destination....   [tags: Birmingham Detective Agency, working conditions]

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Examination of Broadband Deployment: Public vs. Private Sector

- Introduction The purpose of The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners reviewing broadband accessibility to North Carolina General Assembly is to provide information concerning the deployment of high speed broadband services and establish a legitimate recommendation using practical and current significance. The NCACC was founded in 1908, and considered one of the most active statewide local government associations in the nation. “The Association employs a professional staff to run the day-to-day operations and to provide expertise in the areas of lobbying, fiscal and legal research, communications, intergovernmental relations, information technology, field visits and risk manage...   [tags: Technology]

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An Comparative Study Of Government Versus Private Schools And Their Performance

- ... Department of Education 2012). Moreover, another study of the analysis of American students’ performance in mathematics, stress that Private schools outperformed in the majority of cases, while Government schools performed well after accounting for the facts ( Lubienski 2006, Peterson and Llaudet 2006). But National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) published a study containing surprising facts that Government schools students are performing better than Private school students by analyzing the data NAEP 2003 in mathematics....   [tags: Education, Curriculum, College, School]

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Corporal Punishment with Respect to the Private and Public Sphere

- ... The moderate requirement states that the punishment must be in proportion to the age, build, health and gender of the child. Corporal punishment by parental authority can only succeed as a defence if it meets these requirements, as well as having the intention to discipline or educate the child. 3 1 Arguments against parent’s right of chastisement The harm inflicted on a child when punishing him/her, violates the human rights of the child, which states that every child should be protected from abuse or degradation in section 28(d) of the Constitution....   [tags: physical discipline in schools is prohibited]

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The Missing Costs and Benefits in Private Housing Projects

- The Missing costs and benefits: Almost, private projects concentrate on monetary profits, they rarely think of social ones. Monetary profits are not good measures of net social benefits. Here, it is important to understand that future costs and benefits are the base for the future decisions; which are based on a clear appraisal. Social Values and Shadow Prices: The purpose of social-benefit analysis is to use a hypothetical rather than predicted price when evaluating project. A shadow price is an important characteristic of social-benefit analysis; here, the discount rate, which arrives at the present social value (PSV) is different from the market rate of interest....   [tags: monetary and social profits]

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VPN or Virtual Private Network

- VPN Introduction:      VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. VPN is a data network connection that makes use of the public telecommunication infrastructure but maintains privacy through the use of a tunneling protocol and security procedures. It operates much like a Wide Area Network (WAN).       Most companies actually leased lines, but in either case both solutions are very expensive. As the Internet became more widely available people started creating VPN solutions that took advantage of the cheap network access....   [tags: Computer Networking]

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Victorian Domestic Architecture and the Implications of the Sequestered Private Spaces

- Bertha Mason is the ghost that haunts Thornfield at night. When the sun goes down and the house falls asleep, she rises to explore the house that she is locked within, and yet outside of, by daylight. She roams the corridors, peeping into rooms to take a whiff of the domestic life that she is shunned from. She exists on the threshold of sanity, domesticity, even personhood. This is a character that is simultaneously locked inside of the walls of the mansion and discounted from the everyday domestic life of the household....   [tags: Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys]

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Private Foreign Capital in India

- "Private Foreign Capital in India"-Macro Economics Problem: Has Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) contributed to the growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India. Null Hypothesis (Ho): There is no significant increase in growth of GDP due to FDI inflow in India. Alternative Hypothesis (H1): There is significant increase in growth of GDP due to FDI inflow in India. Project Précis: Definition: FDI: The acquisition abroad of physical assets such as plant and equipment, with operating control residing in the parent corporation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Use of Private Military Companies (PMCs) in Africa

- PMCs emerge in a history course as an inevitable result of the changing in world structure and technology development. This critical review examines Anna Leander’s article on the paradox of implementing private military companies (PMCs) in Africa. The central issue is how security can be influenced by the using of PMCs. Building on Leander’s argument, this review argues that PMC is a double-edged sword that can be used to provide security as well as to stir insecurity. The blurred public and private lines and ambiguous regulations of PMCs cannot be neglect thus the use of PMC forces need stronger regulation and a better system of cooperation with other national or international actors....   [tags: Providing Security in Africa]

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Students with Learning Disabilities in the Private Regular Schools

- An investigative study into the curriculum provisions that help students with learning disabilities in the private regular schools of Dubai achieve better academic skills. I. Introduction The current universal trend of including students with special needs in an inclusive setting has gained momentum in the United Arab Emirates with the advent of the federal law 29/2006. Moreover, it is in accordance with the United Nations Salamanca statement (UNESCO, 1994) wherein it ensures that education is a fundamental right for every child and it is the responsibility of the state to provide the adequate opportunity to achieve the child’s maximum potential....   [tags: Dubai education, learning difficulties]

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Getting to know a few Differential Private Systems

- ... In the context of differential privacy, this is safe—and does not open another channel—because the privacy cost of the default values is already included in the privacy cost of the query.) Thus, we can obtain strong privacy assurances even if the adversary can pose arbitrary queries and can observe all the (remotely measurable) channels that are possible in our model. As a result, Fuzz enables us to make any dataset differential privacy, along with making the dataset immune to other attacks like covert channel attacks....   [tags: databases, programming languages]

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The Government Should Eliminate Private Institutions And Reform

- ... As of today, the majority of inmates can only defend themselves against violence, abuse and negligence with the help of the Bill of Rights, but not many laws have been passed to change this in the last decade. The United States government needs to support more organizations such as; The National Commission on Correctional Health Care. This is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health standards of care within the public prisons in the United States. Although, this organization has been around since 1980’s, they have had little impact in our prison health system due to the lack of funding and support from our government....   [tags: Prison, Criminal justice, Penology, Punishment]

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The Private Lives Of Slaves

- The Private Lives Of Slaves Back in the early days of America, there were plantations all over the southern states. Plantations for cotton, rice, tobacco, sugar and other crops. These plantations were ran by enslaved people, that were forced to leave their lives and loved ones against their wills to come to America to work in these plantations, and lost all the freedoms that the...   [tags: Slavery Black Descriptive History]

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