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The Health Care Administrators : An Example Of Healthcare Facility

- Abstract This research paper discusses some of the health care administrators’ daily activities that that may turn hazardous to the resources. This has been done in view of a hospital as an example of healthcare facility. The main reason for this is that a hospital is a complex, bustling patient centre and an interdisciplinary workplace for various personnel; yet the responsibility of keeping it running lies with the hospital administrator. As health care administrators oversee the delivery of the best healthcare services to the patients, they are obligated to be good stewards of the recourses....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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The Library Of Congress Presented A Podcast By Steve Mencher

- A Musical Cure The Library of Congress presented a podcast by Steve Mencher with a guest speaker Alicia Clair, Director of Music Education and Music Therapy at the University of Kansas, titled Music and the Brain. The host of the podcast, Steve Mencher, talks with Professor Clair about the affects Music Therapy has for those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and Post-Traumatic Stress disorders. Mencher asks Clair about how she believes music is helpful and potentially a cure for stressful situations throughout the podcast....   [tags: Posttraumatic stress disorder, Stress]

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Santo y Blue Demon contra el doctor Frankenstein (1974)

- I've never been to Mexico, but I like to think of it as populated by an array of colorfully masked wrestlers tirelessly protecting the country against various monsters and aliens, between taking on opponents in the squared circle. This impression has been greatly influenced by the dozens of lucha-libre films produced in the area throughout the 50s, 60s and 70s, many of which starred the most popular mexican wrestler of all: El Santo. Santo first began wrestling in the 1930s, but it was when he began wearing his trademark silver mask that his career really took off and by the 1950s (when he was already well into his 40s) he began his foray into cinema with Santo contra el cerebro del mal (San...   [tags: Film Review]

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The Effects of Illegal Immigration in the United States

- Twenty-eight percent of the immigrant population are living in the United States illegally (NYTimes). Each year, about 11.2 million immigrants cross over the US border to escape from poverty, in order to work for jobs for a low wage and giving their family a promising future. However, 800,000 immigrants have been ordered to be deported but have not yet left the country. (Washington Times). Although illegal immigrants are often debated to have a few benefits for the economy, recent studies show negative impact on the economy because of the rising auto insurance rates and the receiving billions of dollars in free benefits from the government....   [tags: benefits, insurance, government, poverty]

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A Rhetorical Analysis of Article in Medical Journal

- Family Psychoeducation for Schizophrenia has previously been supported in treatment recommendations and guidelines for best practise in hospitals. In their review of 15 new studies in the area, Lisa Dixon M.D (University of Maryland), Curtis Adams M.D (University of Maryland) and Alicia Luckstead M.D (University of Maryland) reinforce support for family psychoeducation for schizophrenia. The review “Update on Family Psychoeducation for Schizophrenia” aims to persuade the readership of the effectiveness of family psychoeducation and its remaining relevance....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Cultural Lives Of The Latino Population

- Mexican Culture For my immersion project I will be studying the socio-cultural lives of the Latino population here in America, but more specifically those who are of Mexican descent. My focus will be on the Mexican population in north-east Ohio. The Mexican population that I will be studying differs from myself in several ways. The most obvious would be skin color. I am from European decent and have a very pale completion, while those from Mexican descent tend to have a much darker, bronzed, pigment to their skin, but skin tone can vary....   [tags: Mexican American, United States]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Spring '

- Spring is the time of year where many people have to deal decisively. Whether, when to file an income tax return or to book a flight for a upcoming vacation. But for many high school seniors, it is the decision whether to go to their dream school or not. Robert is about to graduate from high school in Sacramento. After deciding which college to go after high school, he came up with two choices. Either go to San Francisco State or go to Cosumnes River College. If he goes to San Francisco State, he will live in a great city full of opportunities....   [tags: College, Higher education, United States]

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Black Lives Matter : The Hate Group

- Black lives matter: The hate Group For the past 400 year African Americans have suffered severe forms of oppression, hatred and racism. Even though America has made great strides to eliminate the practice of hatful ideologies and discrimination the residue of inhuman treatment still resides in our society. Racial violence and institutional racism is still in full effect and receiving media coverage like never before. Controversy has arisen due to lives of many African Americans being taken by law enforcement....   [tags: African American, Racism, Race, White people]

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Sexual Freedom And Its Effects On Society

- Sex has been a taboo subject for many generations in nearly every culture present in the world. Many seem to rely on the traditional idea that one should abstain from sex until marriage, while others evolved and began to exercise the idea of sexual freedom and are not held down by any certain beliefs or traditions. Leslie Bell takes an in-depth look into this complex situation by taking into account various psychoanalytical theories and first-hand experiences in order to make sense of this complicated subject....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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Building Construction And Operations Of Sustainable Design

- 1.0 Introduction In today’s building construction and operations, there are direct and indirect impacts on environment, society and economy and sustainable design seeks balanced between these three by approaching a win-win-win design solution. Sustainable design aims to minimize the negative environmental impact on site by increasing energy efficiency and development of spaces; prevent environmental degradation caused by facilities and infrastructure and create superior interior environments that are comfortable, safe and productive....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment]

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The Power Of Context By Malcolm Gladwell

- The societal perception of how each gender should behave has molded individuals to behave in that manner; whether they try to change their behaviors, subconsciously they can 't because of societal views and expectations. Malcolm Gladwell, in “The Power of Context” introduces his ideas of fixing “broken windows” to change the environment which in return should have a positive effect on the citizens of New York City. He proposes that cleaning up New York by charging citizens of small crimes will eventually stop citizens from committing larger crimes....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Man]

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An Experience For Remember : No Makeup

- An Experience to Remember: No Makeup I had the pleasure of taking a substance abuse class, the topics discussed were alcohol and various drug usage. This class was very eye opening and it made relevant how one could become easily addicted to these substances. Thinking of past experiences with family and friends, who used drugs and alcohol I learned who was susceptible to becoming addicted and why. Medically speaking, there is a genetic component in place that contributes to an individual who is an alcoholic....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Cosmetics]

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Ethical Analysis of A Beautiful Mind

- Ethical Analysis of “A Beautiful Mind” “A Beautiful mind” is a story based on the life of John Forbes Nash, who is a famous mathematician. Unfortunately, he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia that majorly affects his personal and social life. Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder in which the patient’s ability to function is impaired by severely distorted beliefs, perceptions, and thought processes (Hockenbury, 2010). John Nash, the main character, faces many challenges in his professional life as well as in his personal life....   [tags: Film Review, Ethics, Mental Health]

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Paranoid Schizophrenia in A Beautiful Mind

- As portrayed in A Beautiful Mind, John Nash is clearly suffering from Paranoid Schizophrenia, although a case could possibly be made for a secondary diagnosis of OCD. His condition is clearly displayed through a pattern of behavior and symptoms including: distorted perceptions of reality, social withdrawal, paranoia, hallucinations, self-inflicted harm and general irrational behavior. He imagines 3 specific individuals throughout the movie, who accompany him throughout the remainder of his life....   [tags: john nash, behavior, symptoms]

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Personal Narrative : My Big Day

- My Big Day It’s about 7:45 P.M. April 15, 2015. Jasmine is calling my name asking if I’m ready to go. As I’m trying to put all the loose ends together, I think I’m ready. My hair is done in a curly up do with a thin white braided hair band, makeup rushed but it will do, and I’m wearing a knee length white dress. Just a simple white dress, form fitting, made from a linen type of material. My stomach is turning and twisting. As my mind is racing we make way to the park....   [tags: Love, Family, Aerosmith, Mother]

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The Threat Of The United States

- It is true that terrorist attacks are now perceived as one of the biggest threats to the world. Especially, North America and Europe continents are the main targets of the new terrorism. People all over the world are scared of terrorism since the September 11 attacks in 2001. Militarization of state and local police departments has accelerated as one of the effects of the 9/11 attacks. In this circumstance, we need to think about the necessity of police militarization. Do we really need our domestic police forces to be armed with military equipment and heavy hardware....   [tags: Police, SWAT, Barack Obama, Constable]

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Analysis Of Leslie Bell 's Work

- Everyone has their own needs and desires. These desires are genuine and authentic in that it affects everyone emotionally, however social relations and technology play a role in shaping peoples needs and desires. This is thoroughly demonstrated in Sherry Turkle’s work, Alone Together, Leslie Bell’s work Hard to Get, and Ethan Watters work The Mega Marketing of Depression in Japan. Specifically, our needs and desires are authentic in that that Jayanthi and Alicia needed to alter their personalities due to their past, and the children needed an emotional companion and found one with robots, however social relations like the Mega Marketing in Japan that created a need for a specific form of tre...   [tags: Need, Want, Emotion, Marketing]

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Short Story : ' Crazy '

- Once upon a time there was a young man and a young woman that both met up in a salsa class. At the moment this young man was seeing one of the other girls that went to this class. But one particular girl caught his eye. She was tall, with beautiful black long hair and soft white skin. And then when she turned around He saw the most expressive eyes he had have ever seen. Her eyes were blue like the sea, crystal clear blue- shimmering and crashing and churning. And for that moment He was breathless....   [tags: Girl, Boy, 2007 singles, Female]

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The Impact of Legalizing Marijuana

- Legalizing marijuana will have a huge impact in society. People’s behaviors will change completely about it and new laws and discipline will need to be assigned for it. People use marijuana for many reasons; some use it as treatment in medicine most of the time as pain killer while others use it for their particular pleasure. Marijuana should be legalized because it is less toxic than cigarette, yet cigarette is legal, people have been using it and still use it for medicinal reasons, people will make legal benefit money from selling it, and the government will take control of the illegal selling of marijuana in the street and will make taxes money....   [tags: government will finally take control of industry]

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The Employment Of Latino Workers

- Immigrants are concentrated in low wage occupations within industries such as construction, hospitality, and service. The employment of Latino workers has increased to one million in 2004. The largest majority of the 2004 boom was driven by immigrant labor. "A recent survey of over 4,500 Mexican migrants throughout the United States revealed that although immigrants with documents may have more mobility, those without, regardless of status, continue to be concentrated into one of four industries: agriculture, hospitality, construction, or manufacturing" (Saucedo)....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- Since Alicia didn’t seem like she wanted anything to do with me, I walked and went straight to my next class. There I saw another friend named Brittany. Unlike Alicia, Brittany seemed to be happy to see me. She reaches out and gave me a hug and asked when I moved back. I explained to her that I had just returned home last Friday. Next, she told me it was good to see me and my computer-technology teacher started her class. She put us on the computer and allowed us to practice typing various sentences and paragraphs....   [tags: Family, English-language films]

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The Empire State Of Mind

- The Empire State of Mind Thinking of jet setting to New York City and seeing what the big Apple has to offer. With so many options, The Empire State Building should be the first place you check off on your list. Getting there is the easy part. You can simply hop into one of the seemingly endless amounts of bright yellow taxi cabs and make your way down Midtown Manhattan to come across a building you can’t miss. The hard part is choosing what to do first. With a tall flashy light show that will surely capture your attention, or what about the Empire State Building run up where you dash up eighty-six floors to test your agility and finally a color scheme that will have your eyes dancing fro...   [tags: New York City, Empire State Building, Manhattan]

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Corporate And Crisis Management Strategies

- Organizational change in public relations is universal as organizations try to adapt to a changing society and push for competitive advantage. In order for this to be successful, and organization is required to have strong leadership in place for unpredictable outcomes. Leadership in public relations can strengthen the profession and contribute to organizational effectiveness. The primary question is “What does leadership in public relations really means and what qualities does that leader need to have to be successful?” For that reason, I have watched four video interviews with distinguished public relations leaders....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill]

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Is The Highest Crime Rates?

- All lives should matter regardless of religion, race, or even gender. Human being is equally by being born though the same way of a woman giving birth. We all breath through the same air. However, being born into a world that is opinionated. Such as, enduring prejudice and discrimination in American life chance are to minorities that are mostly targeted it is African American and Hispanics or Mexicans. Because of the highest crime is what divide us as a social class; because both Hispanics and blacks are the top of the cart for criminal activity....   [tags: Race, African American, Racism, Black people]

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The Violence Against Black People

- After Zimmerman was acquitted, protest erupted across the United States. The protestors were calling for justice for the slain teen, Trayvon Martin. People voiced their outrage via traditional local marching and social media. As soon as the verdict was announced, Alicia Garza, a worker’s activist immediately posted on Facebook, “Black people. I love you. I love us. Our lives matter.” From this phrase spawned the controversial term, Black Lives Matter. Patrisse Cullers, a friend and fellow activist of Alicia was the one who actually post the Black Lives Matter hash tag....   [tags: Black people, African American, White American]

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The Murder Of Trayvon Martin

- Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African American who was visiting his father in Sanford, Florida after receiving a ten-day suspension. In 2011 there were a number of robberies and burglaries in the community causing the residents to establish a neighbourhood watch. George Zimmerman was selected as the program coordinator. Zimmerman regularly patrolled the streets and was licenses to carry a firearm. From August 2011 to February 2012 Zimmerman had called police several times to state he had seen individuals whom he believed were suspicious....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people]

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Over Coming Mental Illness

- Picture yourself in a barren wasteland. A heavy fog covers the cold earth as it creeps along. The temperature starts to drop, you watch your breath as it floats and disappears into the graying sky. A soft wind sends a shiver crawling up your spine as goosebumbs dot the surface of your skin. When all of a sudden a harsh whisper sounds from your left, you snap your head to the direction, but nothing is there. Another whisper from the right, again your head snaps in the direction and you are met with nothing but the dense fog....   [tags: inspirational writing]

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Bob Marley's Redemption Song

- “Won't you help to sing, these songs of freedom 'cause all I ever have, redemption songs” (Bob Marley, 1980) Marley was born into Jamaica’s poverty and it is where he developed a strong love of reggae and became a Rastafari. Reggae, evolved from another musical style called Ska in the late 1960’s, is considered the voice of the ‘oppressed’ peoples. Many reggae lyrics are politicalised and centre on themes of freedom and fighting for it. (Cooper, 2014) Rastafari is a theology based upon the writings of Marcus Garvey a Jamaican social activist....   [tags: reggae legends, lyrics analysis]

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Comparing Women in House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek

- Ethnic Identity of Women in House on Mango Street and Woman Hollering Creek     The novels The House on Mango Street (Cisneros 1984) and Woman Hollering Creek (Cisneros 1992) relate the new American through the eyes of Cisneros. The women in both novels are caught in the middle of their ethnic identity and their American identity, thus creating the "New American." Cisneros moved between Mexico and the United States often while growing up, thus making her feel "homeless and displaced" (Jones and Jorgenson 109)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Respresentation of Lolita in Society

- Respresentation of Lolita in Society Lolita represents the manifested "id" in all of us. Since her creation, she has remained an anomaly of outrage and disgust, yet, unconsciously, she is the greatest sex symbol of all times. We all crave to be the "nymphet", yet society does not accept a middle aged woman running around with pigtails and a lollipop dangling from their mouth. Middle aged women envy the nymphet in her baby-doll dress, her innocent smile, and a body that is milky-clean and flawless....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Emma Woodhouse and Clueless Cher by Jane Austin

- Emma Woodhouse and Clueless Cher by Jane Austin Jane Austin's "Emma Woodhouse" and "Clueless" Cher, both portray the same six qualities as main characters of their respective works. These qualities are best seen as they interact with the characters around them. The first portrayal is self-control. This is portrayed in "Clueless" when Cher finally realizes Josh is the one for her and not the other guys she has gone out with (Clueless). In "Emma," Emma feels going after Frank will complete her and she ends up being successful (Emma)....   [tags: Papers]

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Character and Setting in Popular Music

- Character and Setting in Popular Music Whether it is through music or written literature, such as a novel, characters convey emotion and thought. The audience understands through the characters present. Just as we find characters we love we also find characters we despise. Setting is much the same. Whether the setting is explicitly given or simply implied, the audience has a picture in mind. Sometimes it is a place of great beauty and sometimes it is a place we would rather disregard....   [tags: Music Communication Essays]

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The Effects Of Emotional Labor On The Workplace

- Out of all the working nations around the world, the United States not only emphasizes the pressure to please and perform professionally, but also stresses the amount of emotional investment applied into job positions. This process where employees are required to alter their emotions and behavior in order to please their employer and clients is known as emotional labor. From socialization within an organization or the expectations of a worker in customer service, the amount of emotional labor an individual is willing to give ultimately depends on personal character and willingness to commit to the organization’s expectations....   [tags: Emotion, Arlie Russell Hochschild]

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How Personal Credit Affects Small Business Borrowing

- How personal credit affects small business borrowing Unlike the CEOs of major public company whose personal financial situation has little effect on their companies’ borrowing, if you are a small business owner, your personal credit is a major factor influencing your company’s access to capital. The power of personal credit scores to predict small business loan repayment, the legal structure of many small businesses, and small business owners’ use of personal guarantees and personal borrowing to finance business operations all link small business owners’ personal credit to their companies’ access to capital....   [tags: public company, financial situations]

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The Horrors of Animal Testing

- Every year over 100 million animals die in the US; the cause for these deaths, animal testing. This injustice to animals involves testing products such as medical drugs or makeup, on poor imprisoned animals that don’t have the ability to stand for their own rights as most of us do. Animals used for testing are given products that may result in burning, poisoning, or death. These animals are forced to live in confined spaces where they wait until the next horrible experiment. They are, tortured beyond imagination as they are sometimes even cut open while they are alive (know as vivisection), either with expired analgesics or even without them....   [tags: animal abuse and exploitation]

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Odysseus in The Hero and the Goddess and Calypso and Circe

- Odysseus in The Hero and the Goddess and Calypso and Circe   Reflections on the experience of Odysseus as related to Jean Houston's The Hero and the Goddess: The Odyssey as Mystery and Initiation and Alicia LeVan's Calypso and Circe      On the lush, luxuriant island of Ogygia, Odysseus spends seven years of his ten year journey home with the beautiful seductive nymph Calypso, who virtually possesses him and compels him to live a sensual but vegetative existence.  For ten years, surrounded by men, he lived out the male heroic ideal of warrior, then spent several years further testing himself against otherworldly obstacles....   [tags: Goddess Calypso]

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Identity and Self-Esteem: A Look at Self-Verification in African American Literature

- Individuals are born into families, races, cultures, and countries, but have little awareness of their individuality as very young children. The psychological sense of being separate individuals from their families or caretakers appears to be of little importance until they recognize themselves as separate selves. This is true for all human beings in all cultures, but for races or cultures who have been marginalized, having a separate identity and gaining self-esteem appear to play an even more important role....   [tags: African American Literature]

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When Women Are `more Than Human' Do Their Roles Change?

- When Women Are `More Than Human' Do Their Roles Change. Feminism is a movement which promotes the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. Prior to this movement, which initiated the empowerment of women, their role in society was a predetermined package, a set of stereotypes to which all women belonged. It was a women's job to be a mother and a housewife. They were allocated no other job or status. Women were treated as `nurturers' who were expected to be submissive to men and to play passive roles in society....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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College Admissions Essay: My Days as a Gardener

- My Days as a Gardener 'Mom, how do you make a garden?' 'You plant seeds. You can buy them at the nursery.' 'Can I plant a garden?' Now this is the kind of question a mother wants to hear from her children. Not 'Can I play on the interstate?' or 'If I eat this will I die?' Something, instead, wholesome and good. An activity that not only teaches, but puts fresh produce on her table. It was decided, then, that planting a garden would be my summer project. My mother and I planned for it to be located behind our garage, in a sunny area of our otherwise shady backyard....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros and In the Time of the Butterflies, by Julia Alvarez

- Every nation has its cultures, and every culture has its people. Like a clay figure, the people of a culture are inevitably shaped by what makes that culture unique and where it will lead them in a world composed of many different ones. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and In The Time Of The Butterflies by Julia Alvarez present two contrasting cultures, one that is depicted through a poor Latino neighborhood in Chicago, and the other on a viciously dictated Spanish island. The roles of men and women along with the importance of an organized church bring with it the image of the residing living condition of the culture, and whether its for the better or worse, the people existing...   [tags: Contrasting Cultures, Clay Figures]

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Black Women’s Role in Popular Culture: An Analysis of The Venus Hip Hop and the Pink Ghetto

- In modern day society, popular culture has gained equal status to world issues and politics. Music, movies, and literature have started cultural revolutions and challenged the straight-forward thinking many individuals have accepted in the past. But while popular culture can advance new ideas and create movements, it also has the ability to challenge advancements society has made. Imani Perry’s essay, The Venus Hip Hop and the Pink Ghetto, focuses on hip hop and its negative impact on women and body image....   [tags: cultural revolutions, modern day society]

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The Blm Vs Alm : An Event Put Together By The Collegiate Men And Creative Media

- The BLM vs ALM was an event put together by the Collegiate Men and Creative Media. Their mission was to get the different views and get people to speak out about their stance on the BLM and ALM movement. As many of you know, this topic is a serious one and can also get heated quickly. This event took place in the Student Union Theatre. I know it wasn’t easy to put this event together because first, you had to find people that were willing to voice their opinion and be able to take backlash, second, you had to come up with ways to get people there....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race, Race]

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Evaluation And Optimization Of A Human Drug Screening For Cns Drug Development ( Tom )

- Because there are no known agonists for kinesin mediated axonal transport, we will follow on any compound that produce a statistically significant change in our EPSC and LTP measurements. Indeed our preliminary results suggest that indeed the positive compounds produce significant effects in amplitude and frequency of EPSCs compared to controls. If we identify several compounds, we will focus on the top compound that produced maximal effects. Aim 3: Scaffold Optimization to Go/No Go Decision Points (Tom)....   [tags: Memory, Hippocampus, Psychology, Mouse]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Robert Bullard’s How Race Affected the Federal Government’s Response to Katrina

- Dr. Robert Bullard is a researcher, activist and author who pioneered a branch of social science known as Environmental Justice. His efforts have been to fight toxic dumping in minority communities by bringing wide attention to this issue. He has been referred to as the "Father of Environmental Justice". (Bullard 1) This speech, “How Race Affected the Federal Government’s Response to Katrina” uses Hurricane Katrina and several other disasters to highlight inequities toward the black communities at all phases of disaster response....   [tags: Analysis of Rhetoric]

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The International Leadership Forum For Women With Disabilities As A Representative Of Whirlwind Women

- In June 1997, Jenny Kern attended the International Leadership Forum for Women with Disabilities as a representative of Whirlwind Women (WW), a division of Whirlwind Wheelchair International (WWI), then based in San Francisco, California but serving communities in twenty five developing countries (Kern, 1998). Since then, WWI has developed and changed alongside and complementary to the worldwide trend of globalization. WW has since been rebranded to Women Pushing Forward (WPF), now fiscally sponsored by The Tides Center of San Francisco, an infrastructure service for progressive, social justice-oriented nonprofit organizations that was formed in 1976 (“About Us," n.d.; “History," n.d.)....   [tags: Disability, Wheelchair, Wheelchairs]

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Intercultural Communication: How AFS Thailand Manage and Minimize Cultural Problems Using Communication Strategies

- About AFS Thailand AFS Thailand or American Field Service Thailand was established in 1962. It is an organization that gives scholarships to Thai students for one year’s study abroad but mostly in America. The organization accepts foreign students, mostly from America to stay in Thailand as well. In 1970, AFS Thailand became an international organization and the number of its member (AFSers) has been dramatically increased. Nowadays, AFS Thailand has over 200,000 students participated in the program and the number is continue to grow....   [tags: Communication ]

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Perception Of Guilt By Law Enforcement And The Color Of One 's Skin

- Is there a relationship between perceptions of guilt by law enforcement, and the color of one’s skin. Is a police officer in United States more likely to use lethal force against a person of color than a white person when faced with the same circumstance. Black Lives Matter, a movement motivated by police brutality towards people of color, is a campaign that strives to bring forth race based social injustice to the public eye in order to drive change in law enforcement policy. The campaign was coordinated by Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors as a response to the verdict passed on the Treyvon Martin vs....   [tags: White people, Black people, Police, Race]

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No Way Blm Want 's Their Followers Of Being Ignorant And Black Enough

- Fredrick Wilson No Way BLM Want 's Their Followers To Be Ignorant and "Black Enough" Three years ago the Black Lives Matter movement was born . BLM came into being on July 13, 2013, after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black youth walking home in Florida That night, activist Alicia Garza wrote: “We don’t deserve to be killed with impunity. We need to love ourselves and fight for a world where black lives matter.” Her friend Patrisse Cullors attached a hashtag to the words, and with that #BlackLivesMatter and it 's organization was born....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race, White people]

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Movie Review : The Man From U.n. C.l. E Directed By Guy Ritchie

- The movie that I’ve worked on is called The Man from U.N.C.L.E directed by Guy Ritchie, 47-year-old English Filmmaker known for his crime genre films. The genre for this movie also falls in crime but it’s got a mixture of adventure and comedy to go with it. The movie was released in August of this year and in a few months the movie has grossed $108 million in the box office after having $75 million to spend. A lot of people have gone against the movie by saying that the movie didn’t live up to their expectations and was not what they had in mind....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Film, Soviet Union]

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The Is More Than A Hashtag, It Is A Social Liberation Movement

- #BlackLivesMatters is more than a hashtag, it is a social liberation movement. Coming to fruition in 2012 after the infamous Trayvon Martin murder case, Black Lives Matter was born as a reaction to the great injustice this case displayed towards a young black teen. As a social movement Black Lives Matter uses multiple communicative methods to spread their message. By combining traditional methods like peaceful protests called StandUp in their events calendar, with contemporary communication applications like Twitter, Black Lives Matter has gained much support and power....   [tags: Black people, African American]

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The Three Archetypal Roles for Women in Mexican and Chicana Cultures

- ... In Chicana/o culture three female shapes, La Malinche, La Llorona, and La Virgen de Gudalupe, separate the cultural borders of female behavior. Gloria Anzaldua proclaims in the Borderlands/La Frontera, La gente Chicana tiene tres madres. All three are mediators: Guadalupe, the virgin mother who has not abandoned us, la Chingada (Malinche), the raped mother who we have abandoned, and la Llorona, the mother who seeks her lost children and is a combination of the other two…In part, the true identity of all three has been subverted--- Guadalupe to make us docile and enduring, la Chingada to make us ashamed of our Indian side, and la Llorona to make us long suffering people....   [tags: mother, virgen, whore, cultures]

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Life Is A Journey From The Book ' The Odyssey '

- Life is a Journey. When I was a little girl, I used to like to imagine how different my life would be if I were a princess. I wanted the big cupcake dresses, the beautiful sparkly tiaras, and castles (or mansions) to be staples on the journey I call life. My reality, however, wasn’t much like a princess’s. I didn’t have such glamorous things in my life growing up because of the fact that there was no way that I was ever going to be royalty. My life was more similar to that of a warrior’s such as Odysseus’s from the book The Odyssey....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Debut albums, Friendship]

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Gender Roles Of The Hollywood Film Directors Have Implemented Latino Women

- Hollywood film directors have implemented Latino women by having these women portray stereotypically passive-submissive characters. However, some films have chosen to deviate from this passive-submissive stereotype by turning female characters into antagonists towards male counterparts. A passive-submissive female character is usually the nurturing figure in a household - they can be found doing the interior housework and teaching the children in their homes. This type of character also tends to just do as they are told, no matter what the task at hand is because they just want to please the person that they deem as authority....   [tags: Female, Male, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Woman]

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Defending Human Mobility : Lessons From The North American Migratory Crisis

- Defending Human Mobility: Lessons from the North American Migratory Crisis The event I attended was titled Defending Human Mobility: Lessons from the North American Migratory Crisis, and was presented by Alicia Schmidt Camacho. She is the author of Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the Mexico-U. S. Borderlands. She is professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University. The event revolved around the current militarized immigration enforcement practices in North America, the migratory circuit that links Central America, Mexico and the U.S, and the efforts of community and migrants to protect themselves against state and criminal violence....   [tags: United States, North America]

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The Black Struggle : Motown And Stax, A Black Owned Label

- Record labels played a big role in bringing the black struggle to the mainstream through their artists music. In particular, two labels were the frontrunners for producing records that would continue to promote addressing the black struggle: Motown and Stax. Motown, a black-owned label, was seen as a more assimilationist and industrial record label that was successful in making hits that appealed to both black and white audiences, earning it the nickname of “Hitsville, U.S.A.” Stax, a white-owned label, was seen as being more representative of black self-reliance and an overall more authentic, black record label that appealed much more to the black audience, earning it the nickname of “Souls...   [tags: African American, Black people, Soul music]

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The New Child Should Not Be Of Any Concern The Child

- nflict of interest. In addition, that the new child should not be of any concern the child was just born and the staff had express to the parent that they can wait into the child come in. Also, that there is no policy on sibling been together in the same room. Furthermore, that mom wants to leave her job for a period so that she can be home with the childrRoom 6: The room is fully enrolled. Patrice is out on maternity leave. In the room it been notice that some of the teacher need to be re-train on supervision (Margaline) Site manger spoken to the staff and it seems that staff does not understand the instructions....   [tags: Parent, The Child, Child]

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Education and the Examples of the Chile and Canada Reforms

- 1. The overarching objective of educational policy-makers in developed nations is to make sure each child gets a good education, so that each child is more prepared to contribute to the economy and uphold the economic prosperity. This is why many reforms are in place to better educational systems as stated in a 2012 article by Bensimon, Alicia, Dowd, Longanecker, and Witham. They indicated that, “The nation is in an era of policy reform aimed at improving the productivity and effectiveness of higher education”(Bensimon, Dowd, Longanecker, & Witham, 2012)....   [tags: Students, Reforms, Policies]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Under The Same Moon '

- 2. “Under the Same Moon” point by point a. Feminism is a reasons for women to abandon a young child. On the other hand, in the movie “Under the Same Moon” Rosario is a determined woman, responsible, and hard worker. She is a single mother who had to live her 5 year old son, Carlitos, in the care of her mother while she looked for employment opportunities in a different country. Rosario was falling in love with her coworker, Paco, who worked as a security mam at the house where she worked as a house keeper....   [tags: Family, Mother, Employment, Woman]

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What People 's Morbid Relation Between Plastic Surgeries And Celebrities?

- Zhenyu Li Professor Scott Moore Justice July 27, 2016 Surrender by Scalpels: People’s Morbid Relation Between Plastic Surgeries and Celebrities In “Celebrity Bodies”, a paper about public’s relation with celebrities, Daniel Harris states that celebrities are not only not beautiful, but also just “clothes-hangers” (Harris 2). However, later on in his paper, he states that some celebrities are not achieving their physical beauty through a natural way. They gain their physical beauty through plastic surgeries....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Surgery, 2016, 2015]

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Billy Bothuell V. A 12 Year Old Boy Who Lives

- Charlie Bothuell V, a 12 year old boy who lives in Detroit, was locked in the basement of his home by his step-mother and tortured by his biological father who made him do ridiculous amounts of strenuous exercise on a daily basis. He was also denied basic necessities such as food and water. Charlie recently told police that his step-mother barricaded him behind boxes and told him 'not to come out, ‘no matter what he hears’, and threatened “to make him disappear’. The exact exercise regime was 200 sit-ups, 100 pushups, 100 jumping jacks, 25 curls on each arm with a 25-pound weight and thousands of revolutions on an elliptical machine in under and hour....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Campus Abstinence Movement And The Paradox Of Sexual Freedom

- When a leader of the campus abstinence movement and a well-known blogger on sex start a public debate on their modern view of the women’s sexuality and what it means for a woman to be free, it is certain that the points risen will be interesting, to say the least. However, whereas Harvard students, Janie Fredell and Lena Chen, saw their own point of view as the absolute truth with no room for any gray zones, Leslie Bell, a psychotherapist with a Ph.D. in psychoanalytic sociology from the University of California, Berkley, walks through the lives of two women in her astounding book, Hard to Get: Twenty-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom....   [tags: Sociology, Woman, Heteronormativity, Norm]

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Why Food Insecurity Exist And How Do We Solve It?

- Why Does Food Insecurity Exist and how do we Solve it. President Obama once said, “As the wealthiest nation on Earth, I believe the United States has a moral obligation to lead the fight against hunger and malnutrition, and to partner with others.” Food insecurity has always been an issue of the public as well as around the world. For so long, many generations of Americans have been living in poverty or in a low income state. It would be surprise as to how many Americans are living in poverty....   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States]

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Guatemala’s Presidential Election and Security as People’s Top Concern

- Poverty and crime are common in Guatemala; it has one of the worst crime rates in Latin America. Forty-three percent of children under the age of five are chronically malnourished and the murder rate last year was forty-two per a hundred thousand people—one of the highest in the world. Presidential elections in Guatemala ended on Sunday, November sixth of this year. The elections were base on the voters’ concerns for security. After suffering through more than a few decades of military dictatorship and civil war, this country of about thirteen million people craved for a leader who would provide them with safety....   [tags: Guatemala]

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Bathroom Remodel Ideas Guaranteed to Improve a Home's Value

- The average rate on investment return with a bathroom remodeling project is between 80 and 90 percent. Therefore, there is no time like the present to examine bathroom remodel ideas and begin planning how you want to remodel your home's bathroom. You are sure to not only improve the value of your home with a bathroom remodeling project, but also you are going to enhance the overall beauty and ambiance of your home's decor. One of the simplest bathroom remodel ideas that will be certain to improve your home's value is to add towel racks in your bathroom....   [tags: Towel Rack, Vanity]

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The Exposure of Valerie Plume as a CIA Operative

- On July 6, 2005, a federal judge ordered Judith Miller, journalist for the The New York Times, to jail. Miller was involved in the exposure of Valerie Plume as a CIA operative. In questioning, Miller invoked reporter’s privilege by refusing to disclose the identity of her sources, fueling fire to a heavily debated ethical issue in the field of journalism (Pinguelo, “A Reporter’s Confidential Source…Revealed?”). Successful journalism tells the truth to a public who has the right to know it. Journalists have the responsibility to tell us a story laden with facts and the more important responsibility of revealing the source of their information, right....   [tags: journalistic ethics, Judith Miller]

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Law Enforcement During Natural Disasters in the United States

- Law Enforcement During Natural Disasters in the United States All of us are aware that law enforcement plays a big role in our society. During the natural disasters, law enforcement becomes even more important and many people begin to depend on them. It is obvious that natural disasters tend to create chaos, mess, disorganization and their role is to calm people down. They are the ones who are helping victims with their fears, concerns, and public safety and still keeping “law and order”. In my paper I want to take a deep look at how law enforcement dealt with natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina, and at their positive and negative impacts on our society....   [tags: chaos, mess, disorganization, calm]

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The Life And Legend Of Dr. John Forbes Nash

- The life and legend of Dr. John Forbes Nash, Jr. has been one that has been publicized for many reasons. Many may have heard of Nash because of his remarkable contributions to the world of mathematics, perhaps as a Noble Prize winner in 1994, or as the subject of the book and Hollywood film, A Beautiful Mind, that is based on his life and career. While attending Princeton University, Nash developed the equilibrium concept for non-cooperative games theory, which is currently known as the Nash Equilibrium....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Nobel Prize]

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Mental Health Care Treatment Is Effective By Reducing Recidivism

- Numerous studies have been done to identify if all Americans have equal opportunity to receive proper mental health care treatment, the findings from these studies indicate that all Americans, due to financial barriers, do not have equal opportunities to receive proper mental health care treatment. (Burns, 2009) (Ojeda, Bergstress, 2008) Numerous studies have also shown that mentally ill Americans are overrepresented in U.S jails and prisons. (Raphael, Stoll 2013) (Skeem, Manchak, Peterson, 2011) (Redlich, Summers, Hoover, 2010) (Pustilnik, 2005) Due to a failing mental health care system that has resulted in prisons and jails housing more mentally ill Americans than mental health care faci...   [tags: Mental disorder, Mental health, Mental illness]

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The Naked Men And The Paradox Of Sexual Freedom

- People have many expectations they are expected to fulfill by a lot of different people, but these standards are not always followed. People act as they want rather than by the principles set by others by doing so they are discovering their own identity. Identities define what kind of person we are to other people. Others can learn about one another by studying how someone performs. Performance is exemplified through our actions. The way we present our self to others is by performing to their expectations or going against them....   [tags: Woman, Expected value, Women, Expectation]

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The Adventures Of Great Family Members And Grand Adventures

- “It’s always good to remember where you come from and celebrate it. To remember where you come from is part of where you’re going.” This quote, by writer and composer Anthony Burgess could not ring more true in my life. My childhood was filled with stories of great family members and grand adventures, most of these adventure taking place in Europe. I often imagined what it must have been like in what I thought was such a far away land and dreamed of one day following in their footsteps. Now, as I am older and what I hope more wiser, I realize that all their footsteps lead to here, the United States of America....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, United States, Mother]

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Finding True Peace During Moments Of Bliss And Vulnerability

- Finding true peace during moments of bliss and vulnerability keeps me motivated throughout the adversity I face in my life. Have you ever felt an overwhelming sense of peace and joy. That is exactly what I felt during my experience going to winter jam. God can show himself in multiple ways and he showed himself first in the way to the concert in Wichita, then from the first beats and lyrics song to the last band to walking outside to a rainy night and overwhelming emotions and just a full peace that could come from no one else but God....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Wichita, Kansas]

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The African American Women During The Civil Rights Era

- In the 1960s African Americans fought for Civil Rights. The African American community has made many achievements since the Civil Rights era. However, this community still shares some of the same civil unrest and emotionally driven movements that are similar to those of the 1960’s. Achievement’s Unlike in the 1960s, today African Americans have more freedom to accomplish anything. In 2016 Simone Manuel became the first African American women to win an Olympic gold medal for swimming. In 2015 Misty Copeland became the first African American women to become principal dancer in the American Ballet Theater....   [tags: Barack Obama, African American, Democratic Party]

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Summary Of ' Night ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Hernandez Sunday Morning It was early Sunday morning and I could feel my mom trying to rouse me from my deep sleep. It was the first real sleep I had had in weeks. I had to fight with my swollen eyelids just to separate them from each other. As I slowly parted them I saw the blurred image of my mom and sisters in front of me. “How are you feeling?” they asked apprehensively, as if my answer was a matter of life or death. I sat up and peered around my room with what little vision I had, which wasn 't much between the absence of glasses and my puffy eyes....   [tags: English-language films, Question, Eye color]

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Single Parents Can Raise Succesful, Happy, Healthy Children

- Can a Single Parent Raise a Successful Child. What is considered societies common family dynamic is no longer the norm however, are the single family children of today destined for failure. For centuries studies have claimed that children that are raised in a home with both a father and a mother, do better that children who are raised by a single parent. They claim that a single parent cannot raise a successful child. Researches claim that children in single parent homes do not do well in school, and they have mental health issues....   [tags: Single Parenting Essays]

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After-School Programs: Guiding the Path of At-Risk Youth

- ... These programs view youth as a new generation of problem solvers ready to engage with their communities. Ersing also states that, “Such connections are particularly pertinent for youths living in impoverished environments where persistent social and emotional stressors contribute to feelings of depression and isolation, often resulting in poor decision making and unhealthy behavior” (27). It is imperative that after-school programs remain funded. The future of this country rests on the shoulders of the next generation....   [tags: preventing crisis, managing the stress of life]

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A Beautiful Mind and the Illustration of Schizophrenia

- Schizophrenia is a disease that plagues many individuals today and though medications can help alleviate the symptoms there is no known cure for the illness. There are a multitude of representations of schizophrenia in the media. This paper will focus on A Beautiful Mind; a film that focuses on John Forbes Nash Jr. Nash was a mentally gifted individual. He attended Princeton and his mathematical work has changed society greatly. In the movie, Russell Crowe played John Nash in A Beautiful Mind....   [tags: film review, psychological analysis]

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`` 42nd Street `` By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- It was last summer, while the entire cast of the summer musical, 42nd Street, was in the backstage dressing room of the Pinole Community Playhouse trying on costumes for the production. I was trying on dresses and talking with my friend Abigail. I was trying on a red dress that I said definitely looked better on her. Then she looked at me and said, “No, Alicia, you’re perfect”. That surprised me because no one had ever given me such a sincere compliment before. It made me pause, and gave me a lot to think about....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Music]

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The National Association For Advancements Of Colored People

- The National Association for Advancements of Colored People (NAACP) is a widely recognized civil rights organization built by advocates who desire to achieve equality for all victimized of racial discrimination. Since being founded in 1909 among supporting advocates, the NAACP holistically shares support on the following black policy issues: inequality in political, educational, social and economic opportunities granted for all citizens, need for legislative change to diminish racial prejudice and replenish equal rights, ensure communities are well acquainted with their constitutional rights and knowledgeable enough to use them in advantage of achieving racial progress and need for more cons...   [tags: African American, Black people, Race, Racism]

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Zero Tolerance Policies And Its Successes And Failures

- Zero tolerance policies were originally created by the United States Customs Agency to address the prospering drug trade during the 1980s, known as the War on Drugs. In 1989, schools around the nation started to adopt these very policies to “restrict the discretion of school administrators and faculty in order to ensure an unbiased application of punishments for violent acts within school,” according to Alicia Pantoja, Sanna King, and Anthony Peguero in Stacy Mallicoat’s Crime and Criminal Justice: Concepts and Controversies (2016)....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Punishment, Criminal justice]

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Bad Girls’ Club: It is Morally Wrong

- Television has changed so much over the years. There once was a limit as to what could be shown on TV due to the fact that there were younger audiences tuning in. However, television shows have now put an end to all limitations. People who engage in sexual activities and other adult behaviors are being broadcasted all over television as if those things are acceptable. According to Clifford, Gunter, and McAleer, “Televised dramatic portrayals are believed to be a source of social misperceptions, faulty beliefs, and distorted world views” (9).The TV show, Bad Girls’ Club, is a prime example of this....   [tags: Morality ]

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