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The Partner by John Grisham

- The Partner by John Grisham The Partner is one of John Grisham's best books by far. There was a little more description in The Partner, then in The Firm, but this one had a very slow intro. The book opened with an anonymous man living in Brazil under an unknown name. Patrick Lanigan, now known as Danilo Silva, was living a normal life, not making a big deal about the ninety million dollars he had stolen from his ex-law firm two years ago. Danilo is wanted by his ex-law firm buddies, his client from whom he stole the money, and from the FBI....   [tags: The Partner by John Grisham]

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The Silent Partner: A Canadianization Dilemma

- The Silent Partner: A Canadianization Dilemma Works Cited Missing As a student of Canadian film, I find great appreciation in films that work to culturally enrich Canada's movie screens. I feel that an honest portrayal of Canadian values and culture is beneficial not only by enhancing the credibility of Canada's film industry, but also by maintaining a voice for the customs held by the Canadian people. For these reasons, among others, it had become very easy for me to dislike Daryl Duke's 1978 film The Silent Partner....   [tags: Film Movie Movies Canada Silent Partner Essays]

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Commitment to a Partner

- Commitment to a Partner Abstract This paper provides extreme and basic advice and information on techniques on finding the person meant for you. It focuses on commitment and devotion to your partner. There is a great amount of responsibility that comes with commitment. Self control, personal stability, sacrifices, etc. is all a part of commitment. Communication and trust is the foundation of a happy healthy relationship. It compares what it means to truly love a person and to be deeply infatuated....   [tags: Interpersonal Relationships]

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The Importance Of Choosing A Romantic Partner

- Selecting a romantic partner can be one of the best feelings in the world. There can be many ways that lead up to that partner even if it is true love and how well you know them. Also you will know how someone is the “right one” once you have known them for a while. Finding the right romantic partner is often a difficult journey, for several reasons. Perhaps you grew up in a household where there was no role model, healthy relationship and you doubt that such a thing even exists. Or maybe your dating history consists only of short, abrupt relationships where you or your partner gets bored too soon, and you don 't know how to make a relationship last....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Romance]

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Role Of The Coach Or Labor Partner?

- Lamaze is a way to prepare for labor and birth that uses specific breathing and relaxation techniques. Of course, all Lamaze classes are a little bit different in one way or another. However, information that will be covered during a Lamaze class may include information about how the baby is developing; healthy developments in pregnancy; warning signs that something is wrong; how to make pregnancy, labor, and delivery more comfortable; positions for labor and delivery; breathing and relaxation techniques; how to write a birth plan; ways to tell when you go into labor; different options of pain relief during labor; what to expect during labor and delivery; and the role of the coach or labor p...   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Uterus, Woman]

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The Privilege Of Interviewing My Partner

- I had the privilege of interviewing my partner. I met him in college (orientation to be specific), as Ms. Lynn Hamilton did. We spent about two years together, and dated for year and half. As I have been interacting him on daily basis, it was fascinating to learn what he had deep in his mind, and to learn about how he has been socialized until this day (or before he met me). When I started interviewing him, he started by talking about his parents, because he is sure that his ideas about marriage and family were heavily influenced by them....   [tags: Family, Want, WANT, Gender]

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Struggles With An Incarcerated Partner

- Struggles with an Incarcerated Partner Although some people may see maintaining a relationship with an incarcerated partner as beneficial, it is better understood as an emotional rollercoaster for families’ attempting to survive financially, physically and emotionally. Not only are the partners incarcerated, but the women and children are affected the most when trying to maintain that relationship (Cooke, 2014). Pretty much even being associated with someone that is incarcerated can bring some forms of shame to that person’s reputation, but women being with partners that are in prison is part of the US population that seems to be overlooked....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship]

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The Unscrupulous Partner By Andrea Fuller

- In “The Unscrupulous Partner” ethics case, Andrea Fuller is a tax partner at a local certified public accounting firm located in southern California. Ed McDouglass is a general partner of Skyline Views, which is a limited liability partnership that constructed, operated and sold condominiums. For devoting 100% of his time into the limited liability partnership and taking charge of any situation, Ed functions as the general manager for Skyline Views; therefore, he is allowed a management fee to include two percent of expenses and ten percent share of the year 's net income if it exceeds $100,000....   [tags: Certified Public Accountant, Accountant]

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An Investigation Of Intimate Partner Violence

- STUDY PLAN Research Interest: An investigation of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and the availability of social programs to address the psychological consequences and trauma resulting from IPV: An investigation comparing Sub-Saharan Africa Nigeria and Ghana with Canada. Key words: Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Violence, Violence against Women, Abuse, and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Complex Trauma: I would like to examine the psychological impact of Intimate Partner Violence on survivors, as well as to evaluate the programs that are available to deal with the emotional and psychological trauma that result from domestic violence....   [tags: Sociology, Domestic violence, Social work, Abuse]

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Discussion On Intimate Partner Violence

- The shocking statistics demonstrate that every 6 days an intimate partner kills a woman in Canada. About 61% of Canadians knows at least one woman who suffered from sexual or physical abuse. It affects the health of the whole family including children and has adverse short and long-term negative consequences for health, well-being, and economic survival (City of Toronto, 2016). According to the World Health Organization, at least one abusive act from the partner reported astounding 75% of women (WHO, 2012)....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence, Violence]

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Domestic Homicide Or Intimate Partner?

- Domestic violence is a violent act towards a person who is or has previously been an intimate partner. It is more common for males to carry out violent acts against their female spouse and while far less common females have also committed violent acts against their partners as well as issues with same sex partners (Davis 2008). Consequently, this behaviour can often lead to domestic homicide. Homicide in general is a very male dominant area of crime as females make up a very small fraction of offenders while a large majority are male (Brookman 2005)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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Reasons For Choosing A Partner

- Meant to be or not The couples that are meant to be are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before. On the other hand couples that are not meant to be fight and end up by breaking up or divorce. A couple should work like two partners in crime, despite fights and arguments settles disputes without hurting one another physically or emotionally. A couple that is meant to be does not hurt each other 's feelings. A couple that shares not only bed but household work....   [tags: Love, Interpersonal relationship, Emotion]

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The Engagement Quality Review Partner

- In this case study, the two partners of GBB are the Engagement Quality Review Partner (EQRP) and the audit partner of LPL respectively. As they are a part of the same firm, the Audit partner, who found a material misstatement which changed the profit figures and which he should have been communicated to LPL, decided to talk internally in his firm where he was told by his senior to cover up the mistake done by their consulting staff by changing the accounting policy itself and give an unqualified report for their own personal benefits In this whole scenario, the following ,fundamental ethical principles are being violated: Integrity This principle puts an obligation on all assurance...   [tags: Auditing, Audit, Cost accounting, Financial audit]

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My Feedback On My Partner

- 1. Looking at the feedback that you gave to partners over the semester, summarize the type of feedback that you gave to partners (such as the clarity, the main idea, the organization). • My feedback to my partner were mainly about the organization, sentence structure and the grammar. I gave my partners these feedbacks because in order to have a decent essay, there should be an excellent grammar and the sentence structure. After that, people can understand what the writer is trying to imply. Without a proper sentence structure, grammar and with a poor organization can make the essay less persuasive and weaker....   [tags: Writing, Thought, Peer review, Essay]

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Intimate Partner Abuse And Violence

- Intimate partner abuse and violence is in the family with domestic violence, but it may be a less talked about because I was unaware of this term prior to this assignment. While domestic violence is defined as, gender neutral and encompasses a wide range of abuse within families (Van Wormer, 2013), intimate partner abuse is defined as intentional acts to cause injury in a spouse or partner, or ex-spouse and ex-partner. Also, intimate violence is always accompanied with emotional abuse. Historically, men have always been encouraged to correct their wives’ behavior if they did not agree with it....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence

- Intimate partner violence is still a common issue that affects women from all walks of life. It is an issue that is too often ignored until the violence has become deadly. In the book “Women: Images and Realities a Multicultural Anthology,” chapter seven entitled “Violence Against Women” includes pieces that cover the issue of intimate partner violence. In Michele McKeon’s piece “Understanding Intimate Partner Violence” she states that “In 1994 the Violence Against Women Act was passed, revolutionizing programs, services, and funding for individuals affected by intimate partner violence and their families” (McKeon 497)....   [tags: anthropological analysis]

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What Makes Your Partner?

- And that 's the point. We all do things differently, so keep score is solely based on your habits and schedule. Some people are fine with leaving their laundry until they absolutely run out of clothes, but someone who likes to keep things clean would do much more laundry. It 's all about perspective and rituals. Some common traits that can cause you to keep score include: - Jealousy: When you feel like your partner is getting more than you. - Insecurity: When you feel like you need to receive more in order to feel valued or loved....   [tags: 2006 singles, 2007 singles, If You Have to Ask]

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Partner's Influence on Abortion

- ... But the main focus of this paper will be the women who proceed to mention their “partner” as a main source of committing abortion. Woman’s reproductive decisions are hers alone. But men can often resort to violence. Men- boyfriends, husbands, often hold a huge role as to whether or not their partner will commit an abortion. Men many times realize what they have done thus then try to persuade the partner to get rid of his “mistake”. Many times not ready to face such changes in life, men commit violent actions....   [tags: boyfriends, husbands say]

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Franchisor: A Good Partner

- Franchisor: A Good Partner. Introduction Buying into a franchise business is a very serious decision for any business person. When you buy into a franchise you can pretty much be guaranteed that the goods and services you are selling will have almost instant recognition. The buyers of a franchise also receive training and support from a proven business model designed to help the franchise owner succeed. Even though there is a proven business model at work, buying a franchise is still risky and there aren’t any guarantees of success....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Intimate Partner Violence

- Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a type of abuse that occurs between people who are involved in a close relationship. “Intimate partner” is a term that is used to include both current and former spouses as well as dating partners. IPV exists along a continuum that ranges from a single episode of violence through ongoing battering. Incidents of IPV are known to include four basic types of behavior, including: Physical abuse, which is when a person either hurts or attempts to hurt their partner by physical force....   [tags: Relationship Issues]

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Intimate Partner Stalking

- Stalking is a very dangerous form of violence and is more common than people think. As a society we have many different ideas of what the definition of stalking is. There are many different forms of stalking, sure some of them may seem harmless but it is difficult to differentiate harmful situations and acts from harmless situations and acts. The main thing that makes it stalking is it is a form of abuse is that it is unwanted by the victim. Before the paper starts it is going to define stalking, a little history, and some of its forms....   [tags: criminal justice, legal reform, stalker]

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Intimate Relationship Of Intimate Partner Violence

- Academic literature and public perceptions do not always come to a consensus on the topic of intimate partner violence. In fact, public perceptions of intimate partner violence are not always backed by research. For example, the public often frames intimate partner violence as a “woman’s issue.” While, it is true that intimate partner violence affects women more than men, intimate partner violence is not based on sex or gender. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011), within the United States, intimate partner violence affects more than one out of three women (35.6%), and more than one out of four men (28.5%)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse, Gender]

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Should You Move In With Your Partner?

- Should You Move In With Your Partner. Are you on the brink of moving in with your partner. Are you having any doubts. Having more than a few doubts is just natural. You are about to take a huge step in your life and if you feel no anxiety, then you cannot call yourself human. It is certainly fun and extremely exciting to move in together. For many, it is a convenient and cheaper option, especially nowadays, compared to living separately. Prior to taking this big step, you need to consider some specific issues and implications carefully....   [tags: bills, living togheter]

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Intimate Partner Violence

- Cook: "I don't want him to know I even called. You know what I'm saying. That's the thing. That triggers him when he knows I called. He tears the stuff up in my house.” Operator: “We'll tell them, but they're still going to contact you." Cook: "He's already tried to kill me three times. I'm really just fed up with this. I can't keep moving and changing my life because of this [expletive].” Cook: “I’ve been going through this for five years with him. It’s still the same thing. I have complaints. If you look up my name, you’ll see there are a hundred thousand complaints, but ain’t nobody doing nothing.” Operator: “When was the last time you called police?” Cook: “Umm, two weeks ago, and they j...   [tags: Crime, Police, Abuse, Domestic, Partenr]

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Watching Pornography with a Partner is Good for the Relationship

- Pornography is a one of the largest topics that are shunned in today’s culture. How pornography in committed relationships is handled is a problem you do not hear about all the time. In Logan Hill’s (2013) article helps understand the reasoning behind why partners watch porn and at the end explains how to deal with this issue. Hill (2013) identifies that watching pornography with your partner will make the other feel less anxious by knowing the unknown (Hill, 2013). Hill (2013) also implies that another reason why the feeling of inadequacy approaches one is by self-esteem reasons (Hill, 2013)....   [tags: body, sex drive, communicate]

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A Study on Partner Preferences in Relation to Height

- This is an independent measures design, aiming to determine the preferred partner height between two groups of participants: male and female. The independent variables were the gender of the participants and their respective heights. The dependent variable was the preferred partner height, acceptable height range for a partner as well as satisfaction with partner height and partner height differences. The study involved the participants voluntarily being recruited to answer a short survey and provide basic socio-demographic information....   [tags: male, female, research]

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Intimate Partner Violence And Domestic Abuse

- Intimate partner violence is abuse or “harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy” (“Intimate Partner Violence”, 2014). The main difference between intimate partner violence and domestic abuse is that domestic abuse is usually referred to as violence between a married couple or immediate family members, but they are usually used interchangeably. The views of intimate partner violence may vary from person to person....   [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Intimate Partner Violence

- Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is historically referred to as domestic violence. It describes a pattern of coercive and assaultive behavior that may include psychological abuse, progressive isolation, sexual assault, physical injury, stalking, intimidation, deprivation, and reproductive coercion among partners (The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF), 1999). IPV leads to lifelong consequences such as lasting physical impairment, emotional trauma, chronic health problems, and even death. It is an issue effecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background....   [tags: psychological/physical/emotional,/sexual abuse]

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Analysis Of Hr As A Strategic Business Partner

- Analysis of HR as a Strategic Business Partner What is Strategic Business Partner. According to the Cambridge Business English Dictionary, a strategic business partner can be defined as: “An arrangement between two companies or organizations to help each other or work together, to make it easier for each of them to achieve the things they want to achieve: A way of breaking into the market would be to form a strategic partnership with a large player that is already successful in the sector” ("strategic partnership - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)," n.d.)....   [tags: Strategic management, Management]

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Domestic Violence And Intimate Partner Violence

- The terms Domestic Violence or Intimate partner violence are gender-neutral as it is assumes that any gender can be a victims and a perpetrator of abuse. Domestic violence refers to the use of physical or sexual force, actual or threatened violent acts in an intimate relationship (Alberta Justice Communications, 2014). It can also be understood as a pattern of behavior use by an individual’s to gain power and control over another individual with whom he or she has or had an intimate relationship (Ontario Health and Safety Council of Ontario, 2013)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]

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Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence

- After many studies researchers have confirmed that when children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) it significantly effects their social emotional development (Hughes & Chau, 2013; Herman-Smith, 2013). This raises a concern; if IPV was to be measured emotional abuse should children be removed from their families. If we consider that the majority of children that witness IPV are under six and would not be able to fully understand what is happening we can conclude that they would not be able to report their maltreatment (Hughes & Chau, 2013)....   [tags: psychological and physical violence]

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A Research Study On Intimate Partner Violence

- Intimate partner violence is most commonly associated with domestic violence because of the negative actions that take place on either individual of the relationship. Men and women suffer from intimate partner violence for a number of reasons, in fact, the crisis alone can cause mental and physical pains within a person’s life. In this article critique, I will address my position on the crisis, the methods used to conduct the study, and how a counselor can assist individuals who suffer from mental or physical issues because of intimate partner violence....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]

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The Partner Case Study And Philosophy Of Education

- The partner in the Partner Case Study’s analysis was Kelly Meldrum. In her case study, Meldrum the question that all teachers must face, should she retain a few students. Both her case study and Philosophy of Education paper show that she framed her problem as one that teachers and student must face together. In her Philosophy of Education paper, Meldrum says, “My ideals (what I strive for) as a teacher is to show my students that I have a great passion for what I do and to share with them why I am so passionate.” (6) This shows how much compassion she has for her students....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, Case study]

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Richard Jun, A Partner Of Jump Investors

- Richard Jun is a Partner at BAM Ventures, a leading firm who has invested in the Honest Company along with many other successful startups. However, like many people in Venture Capital, he didn’t know he wanted to do that job until after his first entry level position. Like the Managing Partner of JUMP Investors, he started as a lawyer. He graduated from Columbia Law School and went into Corporate Law for a Korean Entertainment Company. However, he was quickly bored of his legal job, and left his position to become the General Counsel of ShoeDazzle, a startup created by Brian Lee and Kim Kardashian....   [tags: Venture capital, Startup company, Dot-com bubble]

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The Effects Of Intimate Partner Violence On America

- Intimate partner violence has been present in our history for decades now and making the issue aware to the public is the beginning to a long journey of ending it. The series of videos presented on the website “Power and Control –Domestic Violence in America” are an example of way to begin to make IPV aware to the public and help decrease its numbers. These videos are helpful because they provide insight from advocates of IPV, survivors of IPV, people who have academic knowledge of IPV, law enforcement, professionals who come in contact with IPV victims, founders of programs that handle batters or victims of IPV and even batters who have completed batterer intervention programs successfully...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Self Reporting And Partner Reporting Outcomes

- There has been a general concern with the results of some studies. This is especially true with self-reporting and partner-reporting outcomes (Sanford, 2010). Researchers analyzed Observational techniques and determined they are not cost effective. They also, are not popular with the volunteers, because of repeated visits (Sanford, 2010). However, they are more accurate with the results. Self-reporting has a percentage of about 50% of couples agreeing with each other on the questionnaire (Sanford, 2010)....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Alimony, Wife]

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Role Of A Good Listener With My Partner

- The role play in class allowed me to analysis what I need to work on as a listener and how to make a friend feel comfortable opening up to me. The second role play felt easier to me with my partner, Ashlyn, because we talked in class about different ways to be a good listener. To be a good listener you have to reflect on their feelings, paraphrase, summarize, problem-solve, give advice when appropriate, and ask questions. Being a good listener can completely change the way a conversations goes. When a speaker feels listened to, they feel more comfortable to talk about what is going on and makes them feel cared about....   [tags: Question, Interrogative word, Sentence, Feeling]

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Intimate Partner Violence against Women

- Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans . The term "intimate partner violence" describes physical aggression, sexual coercion, and psychological harm to gain or maintain control by a current or former partner or spouse. It affects all cultures, religions, socioeconomic statuses and ethnic backgrounds; it can take place in a public or private setting. Women are the most targeted victims of Intimate partner violence; one in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime ....   [tags: public health problems]

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Violence Against Women With An Addicted Partner

- 2) Purpose: a. There are studies have been conducted on violence against women and most of them were focusing in women in general and not on the wives of the addicts. However, this study aimed to compare between the violence against women with and without an addicted partner. b. Things to think critique: i. Is the purpose too narrow/broad. Narrow, because the study were about specific population in a specific place, and it’s comparing between tow group. ii. Does the author provide justification for the project....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Domestic Violence, Or Intimate Partner Violence

- In the dysfunctional world of domestic violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV), one of the dominating factors that affects the victims is that of their safety and their financial security (Carey & Solomon, 2014) (Davies & Lyon, 2014). Victims of IPV are reluctant to seek assistance from the courts out of fear that their partner will lose their job, and be unable to offer financial provision (Carey & Solomon, 2014) ( Davies & Lyon, ). Consequently, victims must find compromise between the risk of physical abuse, or financial insecurity (Carey & Solomon,)....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Abuse]

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Domestic Violence And Intimate Partner Violence

- Domestic violence /Intimate Partner violence is public health concern in the United States that affects all nationalities of women. Similarly, this act of such violence does not discriminate against race, color, social economic status, gender, or culture. This type of violence takes on many forms of abuse such as: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional, economic, and psychological abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common disorder associated with intimate partner violence (Johnson & Zlotnick, 2009)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Corporate Alliance And End Partner Violence

- The name of the organization I have selected is the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence. CAEPV strives to put an end to abuse and violence on a specific group of people but, doesn 't exclude anyone that wants help. The target audiences for CAEPV are people in the workplace; employees. Although businesses are their main focus, CAEPV also sponsors programs to educate and serve the public. Their mission is, “To aid in the prevention of partner violence by leveraging the strength and resources of the corporate community....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence]

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Intimate Partner Violence Against Women

- Intimate partner violence against women in Urban and Rural area in US Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. Intimate partner violence describes physical violence, sexual assault, stalking and psychological aggression (including coercive acts) by intimate partners. Examples of intimate partners include current or former spouses, boyfriends or girlfriends, dating partners, or sexual partners. Basile and Black said over 40 years of empirical evidences support the claim that violence against women is prevalent throughout America(as cited in Rennison, DeKeseredy & Dragiewicz, 2011, p....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]

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Canada 's Biggest Economic Partner

- During the early 1900’s, Canada’s biggest economic partner was Britain. Soon, United States took their place and created a long-lasting relationship with Canada. Canada and the United States have strengthened their relationship as economic partners throughout the 20th century in terms of American investment, the Auto Pact, as well as both North American Trade Agreements. To start off, Canada began to strengthen their relationship with United States as economic partners in the 20th century by allowing American investment in the country from the early 1920s....   [tags: International trade]

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Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Abuse in Women

- ... (Lewis, et al., 2012) For instance, lesbian woman report more intimate partner violence than do heterosexual women. Also, the prevalence of a substance use disorder is reportedly higher for lesbian women than heterosexual women. These researchers stress the importance of examining the specific drug being used when relating it to intimate partner violence. (Lewis, et al., 2012) They believe specific drugs have a higher correlation with intimate partner violence than others. In a study of 104 lesbians, thirty-seven percent admitted to currently being in an abusive relationship....   [tags: physical abuse]

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Selecting a Partner for NGO in Nigeria

- Selecting a Partner for NGO in Nigeria 1. INTRODUCTION: This piece is an executive summary of the processes and steps required for selecting a winning Implementing Partner for development work. It is the first in a series meant to enrich the body of knowledge available on the topic and provide guidance to local Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) desiring to manage donor funds. Local NGOs provide the vehicle for effective intervention in their areas because of their closeness to the local communities....   [tags: Business Management Strategy]

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The Loss of a Life Partner

- The Loss of a Life Partner Introduction Feelings of loss are very personal because only the person involved in the loss knows what is significant to them. People commonly associate certain losses with strong feelings of grief. The solitude is always agonizing, especially for someone who has never lived alone. Many people lose their spouses each year. Because the modern society has few mourning rituals other than the memorial service, they may find themselves alone and disconsolate just when they are most in need of comfort....   [tags: Relationships Grief Death Love Essays]

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The Prevalence of Opposite-Sex Partner Violence in The U.S.

- The prevalence of opposite-sex intimate partner violence in the U.S. is of no surprise. An overwhelming amount of research is dedicated to studying the rates of intimate partner violence in heterosexual relationships, contributing factors as well as possible solutions to decrease this type of violence. The same cannot be said for that of same-sex intimate partner violence. The current critical research will examine the intersections of same-sex intimate partner violence, review national statistics on such violence as well as compare and contrast same-sex intimate partner violence with that of opposite-sex intimate partner violence....   [tags: hetorosexuals, LGBTQ]

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Intimate Relationship Between Intimate Partner Violence

- Introduction to Intimate Partner Violence Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a tremendously serious social and public health problem. Progression of intimate partner violence can lead to morbidity or mortality and affect various types of relationships. An intimate partner is one that is described by frequent contact, identifying as a couple, emotional bonding, and regular physical and/or sexual contact. A few examples of intimate partners includes dating partners, spouses, girlfriends or boyfriends, and sexual partners....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Domestic Violence ( Dv ) Or Intimate Partner Violence?

- 1. INTRODUCTION The terms Domestic Violence (DV) or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) are gender-neutral as it is assumed that any gender can be a victim or a perpetrator of abuse. Domestic violence refers to any incidents or pattern of threatening, controlling, coercive behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality (United Kingdom Government, 2013). IPV involves intimate partners can, therefore, be described as a subset of DV....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Rape and Intimate Partner Abuse In The Lesbian Community

- In every 45 seconds, someone is sexually violated in the United States. Out of every 6 women, one has experienced an attempted rape or complete rape. Lesbians and bisexual women remain at increased risk of sexual victimization compared to heterosexual women. In order for a woman to determine the direction of her life, she must first determine her sexuality. Sexuality is a deep, integral part of any human’s life. This should not be a subject of coercion or debate. The society must recognize that a woman has the right to freely pre-determine her sexuality without oppression and discrimination (Burn, 2004)....   [tags: Relationship Issues]

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I Chose My Partner For The Following Reasons

- I chose my partner for the following reasons... A. I first met this person on a “double-date” with one of my girl friends and another boy in which she was interested. We all played tennis together, and he barely talked to me at all. I took this initially as disinterest, however found out later that he was generally quiet, especially in front of new people. Also, he was probably stunned by my beauty (please don’t make me lose points for my joke ). As I got to know this person, I came to realize how respectful he was, how goofy we could be together, and how much I just enjoyed his company....   [tags: Need, Want, Marriage, WANT]

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Shutter Island : Edward ( Teddy ) Daniels And His Partner

- Shutter Island begins with Edward (Teddy) Daniels and his partner, Chuck Aule – both U.S. Marshals, arriving at Ashecliffe Hospital to investigate the disappearance of one of the patients there. Rachel Solando was being housed at Ashecliffe because she had drowned her three children. Once arriving, it was as if Rachel had disappeared without leaving a trace. The only shred of evidence the men could find was a note, tucked under a piece of tile floor, reading “Law of four. Who is 67?” Teddy and Chuck, along with Dr....   [tags: Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Delusion]

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Group Work with Women Who Experience Partner Abuse

- Summary of Chapter: Women/Abuse Group work practice with women who have experienced partner abuse is based on recognition of the women’s strengths and competence. This will help the women identify what they want and need. Indicated in this chapter is one type of mutual aid group that focuses on female co-leaders. This is the Family Services Association of Toronto. This is a multiservice agency that focuses on the broad context of the group and members needs. Co-leadership is very beneficial to the women in a group....   [tags: Psychology]

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Intimate Partner Violence And Health Related Quality Of Life

- Without proper information about relationships, quickly things could turn bad. New relationships offer a new, warm experience. Relationships offer a distraction from the everyday hum of normal life. Intimate partner violence, also known as IVP, can be described as any mental, physical, or emotional harm that is inflicted by a partner. IVP is also connected directly to a person’s health-related quality of life. Health-related quality of life is how someone’s health relates to how they view their life....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence]

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Intimate Partner Violence and its Effect on Children

- There exists a vast amount of literature that suggests that there is a connection between intimate partner violence and maladaptive outcomes for children. Studies have shown that children who witness violence undermines the children’s sense of security. Intimate partner violence (IPV) proves to be distressing and deregulating for the children victims of intimate partner violence. Not only is witnessing violence distressing for children but is also been shown that it can interfere with the deal with stressors and learn age-appropriate skills....   [tags: Children's Memory, Negative Effects]

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Intimate Partner Violence: Psychoanalytic Theory Application

- This paper will discuss a thirty-two year old pregnant woman named Regina, who was brought into the emergency room with many superficial injuries. She is accompanied by her five year-old son. Later in the conversation, Regina discloses that she is a victim in intimate partner violence. Violence is a very common occurrence in partner relationships. According to McHugh and Frieze (2006), it is estimated that more than a quarter of relationships involve at least one violent incident. Partner violence can include anything from a heated argument or yelling, to physical attacks or threats such as hitting, slapping, or pushing (McHugh & Frieze, 2006)....   [tags: Psychoanalytic Therapy]

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Group Groups : Perpetrators Of Intimate Partner Violence

- Psychoeducational Groups: Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence One that is working with a group should know what area he or she should focus on and the purpose of the group. A group that gives support to adults who are perpetrators of domestic violence would be considered a psychoeducational group. A psychoeducational group creates the opportunity for group members to learn skills that can aid in their own personal growth (Corey, Corey, & Corey, 2014). The goal of the psychoeducational group is to help the group members gain awareness of the issues that come along with domestic violence (Corey et al., 2014)....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]

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How Socioeconomic Status Affects Partner Violence

- After reading chapter seven on the topic of violence in romantic partnerships, I was left with a variety of thoughts and questions on the topic and was mostly just trying to sift through my own personal beliefs, the information that we have been presented in this chapter, and the many different research studies that have been done on the topic. The question I decided to pursue for my paper was: “Why does income and education have to play such an effect in the experience of physical violence?” Before beginning to answer this question, I took a step back and thought more about how socioeconomic status affects partner violence, with socioeconomic status being a combination of income, educatio...   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Social status]

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The Importance Of A Relationship Between My Partner And I

- The most important factors in order to make a relationship healthy and for it to work are the following; Respect, Trust, Commitment and most importantly effective mutual communication. In the Communication Breakdown Survey I took I scored a 36 with communication in my current relationship; this means that the communication is not great, but there still might be signs of hope. I would interpret these results as it meaning that the communication isn 't great, if there even is communication between my partner and I....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Love, Term]

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Muslim communities

- Violence is prevalent throughout the world, and millions of people die every year because of this. There are many forms of violence, such as violence in war, domestic violence, violence against women (VAW), children and intimate partner violence (Krug et al., 2002:3). This paper will investigate aspects of domestic violence. Many scholars use domestic violence and violence against women interchangeably, but VAW is one form of domestic violence. The United Nations (UN) defines VAW as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty,...   [tags: global issues, religion]

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Why I Choose A Career Or A Partner Or Have A Child?

- But waiting to choose a career or a partner or have a child – it can make you a better parent; more knowledgeable and patient and able to maintain healthier relationships…. Just overall, people make better decisions after 30…. Who really knows themselves at 20 anyway?" (Arnett). In this quote, Arnett declares that the path for adulthood has become longer, but waiting and experimenting first can make people gain experience and take better decisions in life. Throughout the years, I have seen families with different living environments....   [tags: Adult, Adulthood, Term, Time]

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Review Of Katherine Knight 's ' The Murder Of Her Partner '

- NAME OF CRIMINAL: The name of the criminal selected is Katherine Knight, who was the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for the murder of her partner, John Price in 2000. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALLEGED CRIMINAL ACT COMMITTED: Knight had a tumultuous relationship with Price over the years with previous reports of violence. Sometime in February of 2000, the two got back together and Knight showed up to her partner’s house before Price got off work. She then proceeded to send his children away to sleep over at a family friend’s house for the night....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Crime, Family]

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Social Networking : A Successful Than One 's Partner

- However, that interactions could accidentally create online intimate relationships which could alter the current healthy romantic relationships. Likewise, Facebook and Twitter is the platforms that not only allow people to enhance connection but also increase the chance to meet a great number of new people. Among of them, there are many interesting and attractive people who are better or more successful than one’s partner. If social media participants make a comparison between their husbands, wives, boyfriends, or girlfriends and others, the relationships could be unstable or even split up....   [tags: Social network service, Twitter]

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Business Acquisition Specialist Ted Leverette Of Partner

- Your franchisor. To keep their growth from stalling, many franchisors are offering unprecedented levels of franchisee assistance (see "Turn to Your Franchisor"). Some are making loans themselves, while others are discounting franchise fees or letting new franchisees pay their fees over time. "Franchisors are offering incredible deals," says business-acquisition specialist Ted Leverette of Partner On-Call Network in Florida. "Some are waiving fees completely. Choose a franchisor who 's willing to share the risk with you." At the very least, your franchisor should help you beef up your loan paperwork....   [tags: Credit, Debt, Loan, Franchising]

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Chin A Major Trading Partner With Multiple Countries

- Trading is a key contribution in our economy that involves importing and exporting among countries in the economy, with China being one of the most involved countries. There are multiple decisions that go into trading between countries, whether it is whom you choose to trade with or what you wish to trade. Although China is known as a major trading partner with multiple countries, its biggest contribution to trading deals with its exports. According to GlobalEdge, the leading country that China exports to the most is the United States....   [tags: International trade, Export, Free trade, Import]

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Domestic Violence Is A Pattern Of Controlling Behaviors That One Partner

- “Domestic violence is a pattern of controlling behaviors that one partner uses to get power over the other” (Burger, 201,3 p.64). One in every four women in the United States are are assaulted in their life time,” (Penn State Public Broadcasting, 2011). I will be going into the McGee home as a caseworker for a case study on the family. As a caseworker assigned to the McGee family I was sent to the home because of reports of domestic violence and a report of child neglect. As the caseworker I’m there in the home to assistance the clients in” meeting goals expectations through a variety of intervention strategies specific to the actual problem” (Martin, 2013, p....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence, Marriage]

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My Partner And I Researched Teaching Games

- My partner and I researched Teaching Games for Undertsanding, which is a set of ideas about learning game skills through the principle of play. This topic was very interesting to learn about because it wasn’t very commonly used and it was very different from a traditional teaching model. Around the 1960’s, P.E. lecturer Alan Wade along with Charles Hughes introduces these ideas at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom. Since then many other scholars has thought about and added to the philosophy of viewpoints for Teaching Games for Understanding....   [tags: Learning, Education, Play, Skill]

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Problem With My Team Partner Leticia Osborne

- After discussing my case scenario with my team partner Leticia Osborne she agreed that the situation is terrible and “with a smaller number of employees in your Orlando office that one would assume they would be able to handle management and scheduling even better than in the New York office that was so much bigger (Osborne)”. I loved interacting with her because I was able to get an opinion from an outsider, from someone that might be able to see the situation from another perspective. She mentioned something, I once thought of it, but never gave it a thought; she said that having fewer employees to manage makes the workload fall on each employee even more than it should as they are fewer b...   [tags: Control, Management, Leadership, The Work]

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Partner in Crime by Kim Harrington

- SUMMARY: In this book there’s two girls named Noah and Darcy. Noah and Darcy are best friends since Darcy moved to Danville Massachusetts, in Noah’s home town. Darcy and Noah are total opposites. Darcy is like a Goth person who loves black and purple, can’t live without internet and in love with crimes and mystery cases. In the other hand Noah is a goody-goody who loves to help others loves astronomy and an “A+” student. Noah and Darcy had this Social Studies project that’s due in one week, it’s about creating a small business not a real one because they were only seven graders....   [tags: detectives, case, crush]

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Partner Abuse

- Partner Abuse Table of Contents Introduction 1 Literary review 1 Sampling 4 Data Collection 4 Data Analysis 4 Conclusion 6 Work Cited 7 Hypothesis: Do students believe that partner abuse is a problem on college campus. Domestic violence spans the range of violent encounters and includes physical assaults, sexual assaults, verbal assaults, intimidation, threats, extreme emotional or psychological neglect and even death. The hypothesis of this paper is do students believe that partner abuse is a problem on college campus....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Britain as an Awkward Partner in the European Community

- Britain as an Awkward Partner in the European Community Britain emerged from the war in a relatively favourable position, compared to its European neighbours. In 1946 industrial production was as high as at any time pre-war, and increasing quite fast. By the end of the year exports had regained their pre-war level along with this there was little unemployment and retail prices remained fairly stable. All this contrasted strongly with the situation in France, Germany and Italy....   [tags: Papers]

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Local-Color Regionalism in Tennessees Partner

- The literary movement of local-color regionalism in American literature is a very distinctive and interesting form of fiction writing that effectively combines regional characteristics, dialect, customs and humor. In Bret Harte’s Tennessee’s Partner, these characteristics helped the story jump off the page, allowing the reader to understand the “times” rather than just the characters. And, for that reason, I feel that this is an outstanding piece of work. One of the most distinguishable characteristics of local-color regionalism writing is the usage of authentic dialect based on the story’s setting....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Five Tips to Make A Relationship Last

- ... There is respect, and it is this key factor that can help keep the flames burning and the bind between partners strong. You might not share your partner's political or religious views or pursue the same interests, but there is no reason and room for any disrespect or prejudice. Remember you love this person who who they are, how they impact your life... and what they are to you. And yes, they do not even allow their difference to hook up with you. Respect, that is. Accept your partner for who they are Acceptance is another key factor that make a relationship rock solid, and it should be alongside respect....   [tags: partner, respect, communication]

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The Influence of Domestic Violence Among Latino Couples

- The Influence of Domestic Violence Introduction Domestic violence is a problem which affects women of all ages, and there is a high prevalence of young adult college women who are experiencing Intimate Partner Violence. Many of the domestic violence cases are reported, but many incidents are not known to anyone but the victim. It is a silent problem, but there are many women who seek help to overcome the indignities of being abused. Domestic violence can be examined on different levels of the Ecological Model (Bronfenbrenner 1979)....   [tags: partner violence, patriarch culture]

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Components Regarding Casual Attributions to Infidelity

- Infidelity research has shown that signification numbers of individuals are going beyond their first relationship and involved with other relational partner. This article focuses on components regarding casual attributions to infidelity. Components like, legitimacy, seduction, normalization, sexuality, social background and sensation seeking. Also the differences to infidelity experiences are used on this research article with either if they betrayed their partner or vice versa. Claiming differences on males and females significance on infidelity and those who have experienced infidelity and those who hasn’t....   [tags: relatioships, relational partner, monogamy]

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A Lion in the CEO’s Chair

- The workforce place is an aggressive environment. It can be anywhere from five to hundreds of people applying for the same job, however only one gets the position. The jungle is also an aggressive place. There can only be one specie at the top of the food chain. Charles Darwin’s theory, Survival of the Fittest, can be applied to both the jungle and the workforce. While the workforce and the jungle are looked at as two completely, it is not absurd to say that they both share the same hierarchal food chain....   [tags: workplace, hierarchy, partner]

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Same-Sex Marriage: All for Love and Love for All

- The faint beep from a machine echoes in a hospital room, no one is in the room to react to the noise. The partner of the patient is not allowed to see him during his last moments alive because they are not legally married. Marriage equality is much more than just a piece of paper or a word; it gives rights to those who would not have them without marriage. Marriage equality should be allowed in all 50 states because without it the country can never be truly successful. Marriage is known as being united to someone legally, regardless of gender or age....   [tags: partner, traditional marriage]

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U.S. Policy Response to Japanese Claims over the Islands

- Japan is considered by the United States as an important foreign policy partner, especially in the security arena (Chanlett-Avery, 2013). As strong allies, both the U.S. and Japan work closely together in order to contain the rising China. That is also because of the fact that despite Washington’s take for a neutral position in the regarding the Islands, the U.S. is compelled to re-affirm its commitment under Article V of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security (Jiji Press English News Service, 2012)....   [tags: important foreing policy partner]

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Where Open Line Of Communication Between You And Your Partner?

- The Keys to Happiness Every couple wants to know the secret to a long lasting relationship. They want the keys to keeping the love in the relationship growing each day. Wondering how do they satisfy their partner physically, mentally and spiritually. I plan to shed some light and discuss areas in your relationship that you can work on to achieve that long lasting happiness. To pave the way to a long lasting relationship you will need to work and continue to build these four key areas. First, you will need to have that open line of communication between you and your partner....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Adultery, Affair]

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