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American Intervention in WWII

- World War II is generally viewed to be a moral war, or, as Howard Zinn would put it, “a good war.” This conventional impression of World War II results from American propaganda, along with misinterpretations of related events. Quite the contrary, the United States’ foreign policy, especially during World War II, was driven by imperialist goals rather than humanitarian concern. These foreign interventions are usually justified using political ideologies that advocate the spread of democracy but the United States government fails to act in the interests of the common people in other countries; instead, the US government intervened in foreign countries to protect its own needs and those of...   [tags: World War II]

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American Intervention During The Cuban Revolution

- Arber Demiri Contrary to popular belief, American intervention in conflicts usually results in poor outcomes. American intervention in Cuba has only led to poor relations between the United States and Cuba. The United States had special interests and profits due in mind due to the rise of industrialization in the United States. Industrialization in the United States created an overabundance of goods that could not be sold. As a result, the United States needed a market that was profitable and easily accessible....   [tags: Cuba, Fidel Castro, John F. Kennedy, Cold War]

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American Intervention in Cuba and Puerto Rico

- End notes are missing from the paper. To Secretary of State John Hay, the Spanish-American War was a "splendid little war", one that would bring tremendous benefit to those fortunate colonies liberated from Spain. For those places where the Spanish were forcibly expelled, there was nothing splendid about either about the war or its aftermath. To state simply that war is hell and that change is disruptive is merely to state the obvious. Beyond this, many U.S. historians have characterized the results of U.S....   [tags: American History]

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American Intervention in Vietnam

- American Intervention in Vietnam During the Cold War, the United States of America was determined to act as the superior nation in the world. They believed that every country was inferior to them in regards to military power, economic stability and moral beliefs. After the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy, the Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson took over in Washington. He was pressured to follow through on the late President's programs and policies on Vietnam which entailed the demonstration of America's strength and responsibility....   [tags: Papers]

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Intervention and American Foreign Policy

- Communism and democracy have been considered political opposites and obvious opponents in the realm of nationwide government. The United States has a clear stance on both: quite simply, the latter is ideal and the former is the worst form of government that can be utilized in the state. Communism was viewed as the enemy of democracy and thus of the United States and any state allowed to prosper as a communist nation posed not only a threat to the United States but to democracies everywhere. For years, the United States adopted a strong proclivity for fighting all forms of communism, foreign or domestic, and attempting to install a democratic environment....   [tags: politics, economic systems]

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American Intervention: Prisons in the United States

- ... In fact, as of right now United States is number one for the most imprisonments in every year. What other countries can do to help the United States is transport prisoners to ally countries so there can be room for more; monitor prison overcrowding, examine best practices, and look how to alleviate jail overcrowding. A major reason for overcrowding is the imperfections of the justice system. Prison overcrowding impacts all criminal justice systems. The Justice system, for all of the Justice it brings, isn’t perfect....   [tags: overcrowding, justice, criminal]

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American Intervention

- American Intervention: Domestically and Internationally The United States and its people take great pride in knowing that the U.S. is the greatest nation in the world. That is why it’s our duty to father the rest of the world when conflicts arise. American culture and ideals are also thought to take precedents over all other cultures and ideals. In the book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down, written by Anne Fadiman, there are many great examples of how American culture is imposed on the people residing with in its enclosed boundaries....   [tags: essays research papers]

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American Democracy in the 21st Century: A Look into the Effects and Validity of American Intervention in Libya

- I. Introduction to Global Leadership “The one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked” (Luke 12:48). “It is now a cliché that America is the world’s only superpower…[n]ever before, however, has America been so alone at the pinnacle of global leadership.” It is this belief, that the U.S. has assumed the role of “global leadership, which caused American foreign policy to shift from being more isolationistic in the mid 20th Century to becoming infamously characterized by imperialism....   [tags: Foreign Policy ]

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A Foreign Policy of Agression

- The concept of foreign intervention by the United States abroad is not at all new. It is very much a part of American historical record. As much as George Washington’s farewell address cautioned against foreign entanglements, Washington’s close predecessors firmly rejected this policy of non-intervention. Now, as the United States exits a pair of protracted conflicts without positive result in the Middle East; as its economy reels from the monetary cost of the business of war; as a new generation of veterans attempt to assimilate into the civilian population with the physical and mental scars of yet another conflict without reason; it becomes necessary to examine who and what dictates forei...   [tags: foreign intervention, american history]

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The Healthy Love Intervention Plan Targets African American Women

- The Healthy Love intervention plan targets African American women, ages 18 and older, who are either not pregnant or not planning on becoming pregnant within the next 6 months. This intervention provides a one-time, 3-4 hour, session for a small group of women who share a social connection. The purpose of this program is to provide evidence-based information to reduce participating in unprotected sex, reduce number of partners, increase abstinence, increase use of condoms, increased self efficacy, and increase the number of women getting tested for HIV/AIDS....   [tags: AIDS, HIV, Sexual intercourse, Condom]

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Geopolitics: Have The Truth

- ... That period led directly the world wars in which one land power attempted to unseat the untied sea and airpower of the US and UK. Eventually the world order as determined by the Potsdam conference between the UK, US and USSR (the other powers when officially represented fell into a more ancillary camp) gave us the familiar Cold-War or Bipolar World. In which a land power of Russia/USSR and its allies and the sea power the US-UK was united under the NATO alliance. Now NATO has lost much of its function and purpose; it still holds Europe, contains the Middle East and keeps the sea lanes open from the Panama to the Suez, additionally via the Japanese-American special relationship a cold war...   [tags: american history, intervention, syria, iran]

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The Spanish American War

- The Spanish American War, also known as “The Splendid Little War,” was a short-lived conflict between the United States and Spain in 1898. This war was a pretext for the Philippines War. During this time period Spain had control over several territories within the Caribbean because they were still a colonial power. Although Spain had control of the territories of Cuba and the Philippines, the inhabitants began to grow more and more rebellious as time passed. With the tension building between Spain and its territories, the United States was in a position to become their ally and help them fight to win their independence and gain territory within the Caribbean and Pacific at the same time....   [tags: Colonial Power, US Intervention]

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Mentoring As An Intervention Method By Higher Education Institutions

- This section will define mentoring and provide an overview of the impact of these relationships can have on students. Furthermore, the section will examine how culturally responsive mentoring can be used as an intervention method by higher education institutions. The concept of mentoring in academic literature goes back to Homer’s Odyssey, which is a poem from ancient Greece written over 3000 years ago (Colley, 2002). The Odyssey tells the story of the King Odysseus’s lengthy travels undertaken to return from the Trojan War....   [tags: African American]

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Government Intervention

- Introduction Arguments for government intervention in international trade take two paths: political and economic (Hill 2011, p205). Political intervention is concerned with protection of certain groups within the nation. These groups are usually the producers who have a lot to gain at the expense of consumers. On the other hand, economic arguments for intervention are concerned with increasing the wealth of the nation to the benefit of all i.e. producers and consumers. This paper discusses the arguments for the protectionist measures and the instruments governments apply in controlling trade and foreign direct investments....   [tags: trade policy, political intervention]

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Self-Regulation and Motivation: A Counseling Intervention for Student Success in Mathematics

- Self-Regulation and Motivation: A Counseling Intervention for Student Success in Mathematics There are numerous research articles on the need for mathematics intervention in the transition grades (Falco, Crethar & Bauman, 2008; Medina, 2011; Ocak & Yamac, 2013; Swanson, 2011). Ramdass (2011) proposed that during the elementary school years, students valued math and its importance. However, in middle school, their interest decreased and they did not have the inner drive to learn mathematics, which may have contributed to their lack of success....   [tags: Mathematics Intervention, Transition Grades]

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Reasons For The South 's Hope For Foreign Intervention Was By James H. Hammond Of South Carolina

- From the outset, the South counted on European involvement with the idea of King Cotton and the belief that southern life was much like that of the aristocratic Europe. For the Union, it was important to not only deter outside nations from intervening but also from providing military aid to the South. Three essential events dictated how effective the South’s hope for foreign intervention was and the Union’s ability to keep the South isolated. The first event was created by the newly formed Confederacy was the idea of King Cotton, where the belief was held that Europe was too reliant on the South’s cotton to allow a blockade or a war with the Union....   [tags: Confederate States of America, American Civil War]

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The Ideal Intervention Method for Colleges

- ... College students also often associate healthy eating only with maintaining an attractive body image. This, though true, is only part of the whole story: nutritious eating not only develops the physical self, but it also aids in inculcating positive attitude. The results, when compared with those of the health-focused courses, reported an increased vegetable consumption and decreased intake of high-fat dairy in contrast to no significant changes in diet of the students in the latter. In yet another study, the in-person intervention was conducted as a single consultation session for each participating student individually....   [tags: weight, obese, college, health, students]

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The Ideal Intervention Method for Colleges

- A recent study conducted by the American College Health Association characterized 38.7% males and 26.1% females in college as overweight or obese. (Reed et. al 298) As much alarming a situation it is, it could also raise questions of validity whether college is the actual reason of this situation. Results from a prospective longitudinal study acknowledge this doubt, and suggest that men and women in their first year of college gain weight more rapidly than the average American at the same age. (Holm-Denoma et al....   [tags: nutritional education, health, obesity]

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The Intervention Of The Cuban Missile Crises

- Topic: The Intervention of The Cuban Missile Crises Thesis: Today Cuba isn’t looked at as a nuclear superpower at all; in fact it’s a good example of how communism fell apart. At one point one of the most feared countries in the world or at least in the Western Hemisphere, is turning inside out and opening up to the rest of the world. But if it weren’t for the United States intervening with Cuba and the nuclear missile crisis during the Cold War, Cuba would still be a nuclear superpower and a strong believer of communism....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Soviet Union]

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From Isolationism to Intervention

- Throughout history, larger powers have bullied smaller, younger, and weaker states to test their resolve. For example, Sparta picked on Athens in ancient Greece, and Russia tested President Kennedy during the Cuban missile crisis. This was the same case in America in 1812. England picked on America by taking her ships, impressing American sailors into the English army, and giving guns to the Indians. These actions blocked American citizens from enriching and expanding the young nation. In Washington’s farewell address, he tried to persuade future presidents to keep the United States in isolationism, defined as “ a policy of avoiding political or military agreements with other countries” (Har...   [tags: US History]

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The Intervention in Kosova

- The Intervention in Kosova If you asked somebody about Kosova three years ago, they would hardly even know where it is. They would maybe respond with an attitude that Kosova should be somewhere in Asia or Africa. Today, however, people in all continents have at least some information about the conflict. The year 1999 brought Kosova conflict to the television screens all over the world. Daily images of fleeing refugees or the ones of the NATO air raids could be heartbreaking for everyone who had prejudices about the sides of the conflict, or for a person living far away from the region and knowing nothing about it....   [tags: Papers]

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International Intervention : A Successful Military Coup

- International intervention, regardless of the intentions, has negative repercussions. The American intervention in Somalia in 1991 was no exception. The American troops that were sent to Somalia were unprepared, unknowledgeable of the country and the culture, and ultimately lacked a basic understanding of what they were getting themselves into. While American troops have not since set foot in sub-Saharan Africa to provide humanitarian relief, the lasting effects over the past two decades, have been detrimental....   [tags: President of the United States, Bill Clinton]

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Healthy Church 2015 Intervention Study

- Healthy Church 2015 Intervention Study Introduction Obesity and related comorbidities have been on the rise in the United States for years and are now costing Americans not only their money but their lives as well. The Centers for Disease Control (2013) website define obesity as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater. According to Porth (2011) the most common comorbidities are related to the cardiovascular system and diabetes mellitus (p.231). The CDC’s National Diabetes Surveillance System (2012) found Mississippi to have the highest incidence of diagnosed diabetes in the United States....   [tags: Obesity, Diabetes mellitus type 2]

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Colorectal Cancer in African Americans

- According to the American Cancer Society, the third leading cause of cancer related deaths for African American men and women is colorectal cancer (CRC). African Americans have a higher CRC mortality rate than White men and women due to lack of preventative testing, increased cancer fatalism attitudes, decreased knowledge of the cancer, and late onset diagnosing. To research how to resolve this issue the “Fayetteville Area Inter-Faith Commitment to Colorectal Health and Cancer Reduction in African Americans,” or “The F.A.I.T.H Project” was created to execute a culturally targeted faith/community-based educational intervention about CRC within the African American community....   [tags: knowledge, diagnosing, education, intervention]

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United States Foreign Affairs Between 1914 and 1945

- The evolution of the United States’ foreign relations between 1914 and 1945 can be described as a turbulent teenager coming into her own; a coming of age. In the early portions of the three decades, like most teenagers, the U.S. was solely focused on herself and on rare occasion looked outside her own door to see how the lives of her neighbors and family (Europe) were being impacted by events. There is a belief that so goes Wilson, so goes the United States foreign policy. This can likely be said of any sitting President....   [tags: History of Intervention]

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Critique of Culturally Targeted Intervention to Increase Colorectal Health in African Americans

- The study, Culturally Targeted Educational Intervention to Increase Colorectal Health Awareness among African Americans, completed by Phyllis Morgan, Joshua Fogel, Indira Tyler, and John Jones, attempts to quantify the influence that culturally centered colorectal education has on the number of African Americans who receive screening for colorectal cancer. The researchers used surveys as well as a post card confirmation of colonoscopy screening from physician. The control and the immediate intervention group both received the American Cancer Society materials, while only the immediate intervention group received a 90 minute interactive presentation about colon cancer, as well as biblical scr...   [tags: cancer, screening, research]

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The American Economy After The Great Depression

- The Consumers’ Republic began in 1933 when Franklin Roosevelt launched the New Deal to fix the American economy after the Great Depression. The New Deal allowed more government intervention to strategically invest in industries which created more production and jobs opportunities. The New Deal was slow to fix the Great Depression, but when World War II came into play in 1937 production was booming and many jobs were created due to the need for military production. This era, called the age of mass consumption or “The Golden Age of Capitalism”, revitalized the health of the American economy, but was also an ideological weapon in the political struggle of the Cold War era....   [tags: African American, United States, White American]

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Effects Of Primary Care Intervention On Breastfeeding Duration And Intensity

- Bonuck, K., Stuebe, A., Barnett, J., Labbok, M. H., Fletcher, J., & Bernstein, P. S. (2014). Effect of primary care intervention on breastfeeding duration and intensity. American Journal of Public Health, 104, S119-S127. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301360 Decrease in rates of breastfeeding is costly, up to $2.2 billion cost in Pediatrics annually (Bonuck, K., Stuebe, A., Barnett, J., Labbok, M. H., Fletcher, J., & Bernstein, P. S., 2014). Deficits are noted in non-Hispanic Black, and younger mothers who lack education (Bonuck, et al, 2014)....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant]

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Community Based Hip Hop Dance Intervention

- Despite the appealing use of street dance to promote health among youth at-risk, it is surprising that only few studies have attempted to examine the effects of such programs. So far, there are only 3 empirical studies (Beaulauc et al., 2011; Harris et al., 2012; Romero, 2012) identified from journal publications which used street dance to improve health and wellbeing among youth at-risk. One case study (Leafloor, 2012) is also included in this review to gain more insight. Other studies of hip-hop and youth tend to focus on hip-hop culture as a bad influence for youth in regards to risky sexual and aggressive behaviours (e.g: Munoz-Laboy et al., 2007)....   [tags: Hip hop dance, Dance, Hip-hop dance, Empiricism]

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Teen Pregnancy, Prevention, And Intervention Of Adolescent Pregnancy

- In this paper I will explore the effects of adolescent pregnancy, prevention, and intervention of adolescent pregnancy on American society. The notion that education is vital in the reduction of adolescent pregnancies is the thesis of this paper. The research supports this thesis; prevention and intervention have contributed to the progress in reducing adolescent pregnancy over the last decade. There are numerous pressures in American society, a majority of these are directed toward teenagers. A result of these pressures placed on these adolescent teens, is the failure to make right decisions in certain situations....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Sex education, Birth control]

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U.S Human Rights Intervention

- Should the U.S. intervene to prevent or end violations of human rights (including genocide) in foreign countries when these violations do not directly affect other American interests. The United States is a growing global power and presence. Most other countries are not. We are often called upon to engage in conflict situations like preventing violations of human rights and genocide. Intervening only where our national interest is concerned would only bring about negative reactions, which could undermine our effectiveness and especially our international credibility....   [tags: Human Rights Essays]

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The Tale of the American Dream in Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

- ... However Americans were too blinded by the heat of battle and Manifest Destiny to pay any mind to such trivial details. Two years and thirteen thousand American deaths later, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed and ratified by Congress. Despite its unethical beginning, the spoils reaped by the Americans from the Mexican War were tremendous. The terms of the treaty had granted the United States the entire Mexican Cession territory, which consisted of modern day Nevada, California, New Mexico, Utah, Most of Arizona and Colorado, and parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Wyoming....   [tags: injustice, greed, american history]

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Health Behaviour Change Through Public Health Intervention

- Comparison of “Truth” and ALERT Interventions (a) Description The “Truth” intervention was a mass media public health initiative that aimed at revealing truths untold by the cigarette manufacturers and was specifically initiated by the American Legacy Foundation. In its most basic form it can be described as an antismoking campaign that mostly targeted young people and thoroughly deglamorized the smoking behavior. Through the television campaigns, the intervention highlighted several things that concerned effects of smoking behavior not only to the young people but also to the adults because it was using the mass media....   [tags: truth and alert interventions, curriculum]

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Third Party Intervention in Civil Conflict

- Third Party Intervention in Civil Conflict Struggles involving civil wars and violence far outnumber those dealing with external aggression and conflict, especially in today’s society. These internal conflicts over identity, territory, and government are more difficult to resolve through peaceful negotiation, creating an augmented sense of collective responsibility to acknowledge. If handled incorrectly, the situation may worsen, causing tension and (possibly) execution. The use of third parties (military intervention) in civil conflict often creates national distress, reeking havoc and tremendous costs upon assisting nations....   [tags: Papers]

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The American Dream

- missing works cited It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream" can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill." "Ciity upon a hill" meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream" of superiority playing a part in American History. Each American has a different idea of this superiority, but nonetheless strive to achieve it, whatever it may be in....   [tags: Essays on the American Dream]

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The Evolution of American Music from 1950 to 2013

- The Evolution of American Music from 1950-2013 Roots of music in America; The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley started his illustrious career in the 1950’s performing Rock and Roll. This was a style of music that many in the United States could have argued was, “not music at all.” The era had begun and this “freight train” was not slowing for anyone. How did this thing called, “Rock and Roll” begin, and who was responsible for casting the die that would evolve to become what we all know today as Rock and Roll....   [tags: rock and roll, African-American music]

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Inception and Termination of the Intervention

- When is it suitable to intervene with people’s lives and how does one learn to stop. This is the question that most social scientists and journalists face when they do sociological work. In Sidewalk—a contemporary classic that portrays the lives of the unhoused and street vendors of the Sixth Avenue—sociologist Mitchell Duneier exposes his fascination about Hakim Hasan’s—one of his research’s main subject—perspective of his role in the society: “a public character (6).” After hearing Hakim’s statement, Duneier feels as if he needed to know more not only about Hakim but also about the people at his vending table to reinforce his portrayal of how the sidewalk life works at this era....   [tags: Sociology, Duneier, Sidewalk]

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Models Of Crisis Intervention Paper

- Models of Crisis Intervention Paper At different stages of life, human beings go through different circumstances that can turn into critical moments where problems converge different levels and areas. While this has always been the psychological intervention to help the individual to restructure its optimal state. Still it required the intervention led by mental health professionals who can provide the most beneficial model of crisis intervention presented. CRISIS INTERVENTION The crisis may present an individual is defined by Sawicki, S....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Suicide, Psychology]

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Family Therapy as a Psychological Intervention

- When an individual or family results to therapy, there is often specific tensions and concerns that have to some degree remained unresolved (O'Gorman, 2012). Family Therapy serves as a psychological intervention to assist in resolving problems, addressing roles in the family, dealing with marital discord, separation and divorce, delinquency and any other family-related issues. Family therapy was first discovered about a decade after World War II, when psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychiatric social workers, marriage counselors, pastoral counselors not only wanted to just provide individual treatment but look into family relationships (Goldenberg & Goldenberg, 2013)....   [tags: interaction, types, approaches]

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An Alcohol Intervention Success Story

- Do you have a loved one who is struggling with alcoholism.  Did you know that excessive drinking can cause irreparable damage to the human body, harming the brain, hearts, liver, and pancreas? Chronic alcoholism can also impair the immune system and increase one 's susceptibility to developing cancer or other serious conditions like pneumonia or tuberculosis.[1] Family members and friends of alcoholics must acknowledge that these individuals ' lives may be at risk if they do not get the quality treatment they deserve.  Story of An Alcohol Intervention Success Story Consider the case of Lynn. Lynn was in critical trouble this year due to her alcoholism....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol abuse, Binge drinking]

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Feasibility of Intervention in Syria

- ... In contrast to the disorder happening in Syria, Libya’s civil war came to an end quite quickly. Libya was much easier to intervene not only because Gaddafi’s army was weak, but also because the instability of Libya directly threated the national security of Europe. From the perspective of the United States, it was also seen as beneficial due to Libya’s large resource of oil, which is not as prominent in Syria. With Syria’s powerful army that would be difficult to take down and its allies on the U.N....   [tags: outreach, moral, commuity, outcomes]

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The Intervention And Control Groups

- Results. The results of the post-test and one-year follow-up surveys reveled significant difference between the intervention and control groups on two of the three outcomes. The analysis indicated that the program met its primary objective of preventing gang membership. The probabilities of gang membership were 39% lower for students in the intervention group. And also, the students that received the treatment reported more positive opinions of police officers than students in the control group (p....   [tags: Middle school, Elementary school, High school]

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Security: US Intervention in Iraq

- Throughout the years, security has been secluded to this narrow framework of territorial security and ideological dominance whether we look at geopolitical wars or ideological ones such as the Cold War. The security of the individual has eluded this framework until the 1990’s where we saw the birth of Humanitarianism through interventions in Iraq, Somalia and the Balkans. Security had started to redefine itself in a Human dimension characterising itself as a child who did not die, a disease that did not spread, a job that was not cut, an ethnic tension that did not explode in violence, a dissident who was not silenced....   [tags: George W. Bush, humanitarianism, freedom]

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The Cause And Effect Of The Spanish American War

- "American imperialism in 1898 was not a sudden abandonment of anti-colonial tradition but was a logical extension of commercial expansion, something the US had been doing throughout its history" (SparkNotes: The Spanish American War, 1898-1901,: Effects of the Treaty). President McKinley was not interested in wars of conquest or of territorial aggression. His interest in expansion was "to make the United States first in international commerce and as a means to implement its humanitarian and democratic goals" (Faragher, J., Buhle, M....   [tags: American History]

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Military Involvement around the World

- ... In the 1960’s, the American democracy felt an urgent threat rising up in Vietnam. The fear of communism drove America into a war that it did not need to get involved in. At the time President Johnson was quoted saying that “It’s just the biggest damned mess that I ever saw”. Johnson did not want the war, and in November 1963 he inherited 16,000 troops from former President John F. Kennedy. He mainly used those troops as peacekeepers to keep the violence from escalating, but the North Vietnamese invaded and provoked the American military(Tindall America a Narrative)....   [tags: United States intervention]

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Political Intervention And Economic Expansion Of The United States

- As Cuban and Puerto Rican nationalists found by the last half of the 19th century, new world powers seized the nation-state model and extended their borders and influence. The United States was an unstable new republic as the European empires controlled the remaining lands of the Americas. However, by the 1900s, the United States and Canada had enveloped the rest of the North American landmass, and a large portion of Latin America would break free from European rule. Nevertheless, European forces and the United States of America would increase their sphere of influence on world issues through political intervention and economic expansion....   [tags: United States, Americas, Latin America]

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Evaluating The Recent Military Intervention Of Russia Into The Syrian Civil War

- Evaluating the recent military intervention of Russia into the Syrian civil war through the respective lenses of realism, liberalism, and constructivism, yields widely divergent conceptions of the motivations and consequences of such intervention, along with differing suggested policy responses. In particular, realism conceives of Russian intervention, regardless of whether or not it may be classified as aggressive or hegemonic in nature, as fundamentally motivated by insecurity and the desire for security....   [tags: Russia, United States, Hegemony, Republic]

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Plato’s Republic and the Just War Theory Versus Humanitarian Intervention

- American involvement in humanitarian intervention is one of the most controversial issues in contemporary US foreign policy. The definition of humanitarian intervention is a military intervention; entering into a country for the purposes of saving lives and protecting citizens from the violation of their human rights. As in all debates, there are always two sides. One side disputes that military force should only be applied when, in the words of former Secretary of Defense Weinberger, ‘a vital national interest is at stake.’ ¹ The opposing side disputes that the US should apply military force to mediate when in the words of former president Clinton, “someone comes after innocent civilians…an...   [tags: plato, republic, war]

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Spanish American War : A Highly Forgotten War

- Spanish-American War The Spanish American War is a highly overlooked war in history but is a very important piece in what shaped today’s world. The Spanish-American War of 1898 ended Spain’s rule on the western hemisphere and Spanish colonial rule in the Americas. The Spanish–American War was a strife in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. attacks on Spain 's possessions in the Pacific led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War....   [tags: United States, Philippines, Spanish–American War]

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CIA's Intervention In Guatemala

- This essay will study the Central Intelligence Agency’s intervention in Guatemala, and how they assisted Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas in the coup d’état against Jacobo Arbenz. It will describe the reasons of the intervention, the United States’ interest in Guatemala, and how it affected Guatemalans. Such events help explain much about the role that the United States has in their own migration. The paper argues that the United States’ political interest in Guatemala played a fundamental role in the migration of Guatemalans to its borders....   [tags: United Fruit Company, Foreign Investment]

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The Cardiovascular Intervention Unit

- What It 's Like to Have Angioplasty If you have a blockage in a coronary artery, you can count yourself lucky if it’s amenable to the procedure known as angioplasty. Instead of open heart surgery requiring weeks of convalescence, you can be walking around within hours after a physician threads a catheter into your heart and inflates a tiny, sausage-shaped balloon to open the artery. Every year, nearly 500,000 Americans undergo angioplasty, according to the American Heart Association. Nearly half have a small metal coil or tube, called a stent, placed in the artery to prop it open....   [tags: Heart, Artery, Coronary circulation]

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Americas Fight on Communism during the 1940s

- In this essay, I am going to discuss various policies and wars that were a huge part in America’s history of fighting against the spread of communism throughout the 1940s and 1950s. These things were policies and ideas that helped to shape and mold our nation’s foreign policies as well as touch on events that forever changed our country. In 1947 the United States called on a man named George Kennan to make an assessment of the Soviet Union to better understand the soviet threat that the US was facing....   [tags: foregin policy, intervention, deterrence]

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Intervention Paper

- Rain in a Dry Land is a documentary about two Somalian Bantu families who are given the opportunity to relocate to the United States in 2004 for a new start after living ten years in a Kenyan refugee camp. These families had to flee their homes to escape the constant warfare that had plagued their area; as a result they ended up in a refugee camp. The one family had their two daughters lost to them because of the attack on their people in their village. These two families enter America with some knowledge about the country, but no actual experience, therefore these people enter as Muslim, immigrants and of a completely different culture than Americans are used to....   [tags: Documentary, Immigration, Bantu Families ]

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Health Education Intervention

- Health Education Intervention Multiple approach to community health (MATCH) model, which was introduced by Simons-Morton, Greene and Gottlieb in the late 1980s, is considered to be very comprehensive and extensive for practical analysis. The model is not very popular among many scholars thus making it not much available in many texts. However, the paper is concerned about the reasons that make it the most preferred method of public health education intervention in the case of substance abuse (Simons-Morton, Greene & Gottlieb, 1995, p....   [tags: Education ]

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Public Administration: Intervention

- As I read through this week’s material and the question presented. I am curious of the word intervention. The last six years operating under a continuing resolution has adjusted our expectation for what we can afford and how we (as a country) have adapted to emerging requirements. Budgets exist to fundamentally anticipate how commitments can be mitigated (Shayfritz & Hyde, 2007). Constraints are identified by the nature of the risk that will be caused if the budget cannot support (Pai, 2013). At the same time the budget must also introduce the ideal of revenue mix....   [tags: budget, congress]

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Intervention Studies of Forgiveness: A Meta Analysis

- ... Personally, I have practiced forgiving people on a regular basis. I work in an area where people are extremely prejudiced. They often make racist jokes about different cultures especially African American. For example, I was discriminated against when trying to find an apartment in this same area. There was a large banner broadcasting apartments for rent. I went over and tried to rent an apartment and was told there were no vacant apartments. I always try to view the situation from both perspectives....   [tags: biblical principles to answer secular questions]

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Telephone Intervention and Enhanced Disease Management

- This paper presents a review of a research study conducted by Brandon, Schuessler, Ellison, and Lazenby (2009), which explores the effect of advanced practice nurse (APN) telephone intervention and enhanced disease management on patients living with heart failure (HF). Specifically, the research study investigates the impact of such an intervention on patient outcomes, including readmission rates, quality of life and self-care behaviors. The study was obtained from the Applied Nursing Research journal....   [tags: Nursing]

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America 's Intervention During The Vietnam War

- America’s Intervention in the Vietnam War In the years between 1954 and 1975, America faced many conflicts regarding the Vietnam War. The war began in 1954 when Ho Chi Minh came into power. America’s main goal in the Vietnam War was to aid Southeast Asia and keep communism from spreading to the United States. However, when Vietnamese ships fired at American ships, Congress gave power to the President to use any force necessary against the Vietnamese. But when America got involved in the war, Americans became divided regarding their perspectives of the war....   [tags: Vietnam War, Lyndon B. Johnson, Vietnam]

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Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Intervention

- Multidimensional Treatment Foster care Originating in 1983, the Multidimensional program was a community-based alternative to group or residential placement for children in the juvenile justice system (Leve, Fisher, & Chamberlain, 2009). Recently, it has been used to assist children in the foster system. The Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care intervention was developed by Patricia Chamberlain and John Reid. Being mostly compared to group care therapy, MTFC is based on both social learning and family system theories (Westermark, Hansson, & Olsson, 2011)....   [tags: Foster care, Child protection, Adoption, Family]

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The American Revolution

- The American Revolution happened because of many different things all piling up and intensifying. Throughout the time of the colonies, from beginning to the Revolution, Great Britain would do things to irritate the colonies and the colonies would aggravate the mother country. The revolution in a way started with one focus and ended on a whole different level. People on both sides of the spectrum had a change in views, opinions, obstacles, etc. Almost the entire time that the colonies were under British rule there were quite a number of discrepancies....   [tags: American Revolution, United Kingdom]

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DIET AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN AMERICAN INDIAN CHILDRE

- INTRODUCTION The goal is to suggest a modified intervention for the “Physical education component” of the Pathways intervention program; the basis of the modification will be the Social Ecological Model. This paper will be addressing the Physical activity Self-efficacy, physical activity participation and the curriculum that was offered for this component of the Pathways intervention Program. It will be addressed systematically by using the 6 factors of the Social Ecological Model for the promotion of physical activity....   [tags: Interventions, Psychosocial Variables]

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The American Diet

- "We have the best raw materials in the world, both quantitatively and qualitatively, but most of them are ruined in the process of preparing them for the table." stated H.L. Mencken in reference to America and our usage of food (Mitzewich). Food is a necessity for life and survival, however, with the structure of the American diet, the food we eat is assisting us into our [early] graves. Americans are highly unaware of what they are stuffing down their throats and even less unaware of the generational effects....   [tags: American Diet, Processed Food, Fast Food Indusrty]

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The Quiet American

- 50 years ago this week, freshly-inaugurated John F. Kennedy was forced to make his first major foreign policy decision: whether or not to send 150,000 United States troops to Laos. <div style="text-align: center;"> *</div> On January 19, 1961, Kennedy was given a transition-briefing by outgoing President Dwight Eisenhower. (Two days before, Eisenhower had given his famous "military-industrial complex" warning speech.) Kennedy asked Ike an unexpected question, regarding Laos: "Which option would you prefer?" Kennedy asked: "A coalition government including the Communist Pathet Lao, or intervening militarily through the cover of SEATO?" Eisenhower was stunned by the naive gall of the question...   [tags: John F Kennedy, American Troops. Laos]

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Industrial, French, and American Revolutions: Common Social Revolutions?

- Throughout history there have been many important revolutions that have help to shape society as it is today. There are different causes, from political to religious, economic to social. Any revolution affects those in society, and creates changes for the people in the society. There are three important revolutions that took place in the late 18th century that changed the world for the better. The French Revolution, the American Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution all took place in the late 1700s....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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The Slavery Of African American Society

- Our nation was built on the forced free labor of the African American people. That fact, seems to have been forgotten in history. We live in a society where we value white, but not black, men, but not women, rich and not poor. This are the values we live by that has cause inequalities, stereotypes, discrimination, and segregation in our society. When individuals believe a certain race (white) is superior, they become empowered and privilege and any other race is inferior and faces discrimination and unequal opportunity....   [tags: African American, Racism, Racial segregation]

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Christian G. Appy's Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam

- The Vietnam War, which lasted for two decades (1955-1975), was probably the most problematic of all American wars. US involvement in Vietnam occurred within the larger context of the Cold War between the US and the USSR. It was, and remains, morally ambiguous and controversial. The Vietnam War was slated as both a war against Communism and a war aimed at suppressing dangerous nationalist self-determination. Christian G. Appy's book, Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam, is a graphic and perceptive portrayal of soldiers' experiences and the lasting effects the Vietnam War has had on the American culture and people....   [tags: American History]

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Abraham Lincoln And The American War

- Abraham Lincoln (Listeni/ˈeɪbrəhæm ˈlɪŋkən/; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and an event often considered its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.[1][2] In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy. Born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, Lincoln grew up on the western frontier in Kentucky and Indiana....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War]

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A Culturally Tailored Intervention For Rural African Americans With Type 2 Diabetes

- Utz et al. (2008) conducted a quasi-experimental design pilot study to evaluate a culturally tailored intervention for rural African Americans with type 2 diabetes. According to Utz et al. (2008) an empowerment approach for has shown to be successful with educating African Americans. The aim of this particular study was to determine if it was feasible to conduct a trial to compare a culturally tailored Group DSME to Individual DSME among African American with type 2 diabetes, to collect preliminary data to compare and contrast Group versus Individual DSME in regards to glycemic control, and to identify whether specific population characteristics are linked with more positive outcomes....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes, Blood sugar, Obesity]

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Slavery And The American Civil War

- When mentioning southern expansion in the years prior to the American Civil War, what places come to mind. While most people think of the west as the closest and quickest place the southern states could have expanded the institution of slavery, one does not typically consider Cuba as a likely location. The island of Cuba served as a valid choice for many southern expansionists in the name of slavery, not only because its land was well suited and had been exposed to slavery, but also it was believed that Cuban planters would be open to United States intervention....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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Slavery And The American Civil War

- When mentioning southern expansion in the years prior to the American Civil War, what places come to mind. While most people think of the west as the closest and quickest place the southern states could have expanded the institution of slavery, one does not typically consider Cuba as a likely location. The island of Cuba served as a valid choice for many southern expansionists in the name of slavery, not only because its land was well suited and had been exposed to slavery, but also it was believed that Cuban planters would be open to United States intervention....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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Film Noir: A Tapestry of American History

- The fascination with film noir and its influence on American history remains elusive. Bordering on the obsessive and fanatical these films left political and moral indelible marks on societies around the globe, specifically, in America. Film Noir began to emerge in the years before the United States entered into World War II, with movies such as Stranger on the Third Floor (1940), and The Maltese Falcon (1941). During and after the war, it slowly developed into a style of film that expressed the tales of American hardship, romance and social discontent....   [tags: Film Analysis, American History]

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Government Intervention in the Memphis City School System

- Government Intervention in the Memphis City School System There are many factors that contribute to how teachers will teach their students. The student’s background knowledge, learning style, and interest levels are all very important to take into consideration when constructing a lesson. But teachers have to answer to parents, principles, administrators, school boards, state standards committees, and governmental agencies in addition to their students when it comes fulfilling their job description....   [tags: Education, Desegregation, Civil Rights Movement]

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Should The United States Continue Foreign Intervention?

- Should the United States continue to participate in foreign intervention. This question has inspired many news articles. Especially, if one looks at what is happening currently in the world. There are very real and ongoing terrorist threats and organizations that threaten the safety of countless people, some would argue “Yes, we should give foreign aid.” However, our country faces its own problems internally, and others would say the United States Government should focus more on our nation and stop inserting itself into foreign conflicts....   [tags: United States, United States Congress]

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The Negative Consequences of the US Intervention in the Guatemalan Civil War

- The Guatemalan Civil War was a 20th century civil war that raged from 1954 until 1996. It has profoundly affected geopolitical relationships in Central America, as well as and US policy toward hostile governments. The war shaped geopolitics in that region and impacted not just Guatemala but the countries vested in the so-called Cold War as a whole. There is disagreement among historians, however, concerning how much US influence guided the outcome of the conflict. Through extensive research, it is clear that the United States of America’s impact on the war was both highly significant and highly detrimental to the US’s geopolitical interests....   [tags: Guatemalan Civil War]

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9/11 Conspiracy Theory: Government Intervention and Involvement

- The official story of 9/11 is a conspiracy theory in that the government claims 19 hijackers conspired together to hijack four planes and create terror in the world. Four American airplanes were hijacked; two were driven into the World Trade Centers and the third airplane into the Pentagon. The fourth airplane suspected target was the White House, but it was diverted by the brave men and women aboard that hijacked airplane, and crashed the airline jet before it could reach its target. It was like time stood still as America watched through television broadcast these unbelievable and horrifying events taking place....   [tags: Hijackers, Attacks, Transactions]

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Health Interventions for Native Americans

- When compared to the U.S. population, American Indians undergo significant health disparities. Steps to a Healthier Anishinaabe adopted a distinctive framework to put into practice health promotion intervention activities in multiple American Indian communities in Michigan. This allowed each community to design interventions to their specific culture and health priorities. The article describes the community-tailored health programs, which included a community-based framework and states that programs that are multisite are a promising method to reducing health disparities in minority populations....   [tags: disparities, disease, research]

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The Jesuit Missionaries and Disease in Native American Society

- There is data to suggest that around the beginning of the 16th Century, there were approximately 18 million Native Americans living in North America. By 1900 the population of the Indigenous peoples had declined to about 250,000. The common belief has been that this rapid decrease in population has been due to the disease that Europeans brought with them when they migrated to the “new world”. Historian Alfred W. Crosby writes that “it is highly probable that the greatest killer was epidemic disease, especially as manifested in virgin soil epidemics.” Many reports and essays focus on disease as the main killer of the Indigenous population, but few often look at how the European and Indigenou...   [tags: Native American History ]

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US Intervention in Latin America

- Taylor Hackford’s “Proof of Life” (2000) displays the positive outcome westernization and a democratic government modeled after the US can have on a developing Latin America. Hackford provides a glimpse of what he postulates to be the solution for Latin America’s unstable governments and economies. Hackford commends the US’s efforts to intervene in Latin American affairs. With the help of the US, Latin American can modernize with technological innovation and increase their globalization efforts with foreign trade; however, US intrusion in Latin America has only benefited the US....   [tags: Foreign Policy ]

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What an American Is

- What an American Is Webster?s Dictionary defines American as or its inhabitants. But is that all America and an American truly is. Is a person American simply because of geography. According to Identities, ?America is a confluence of cultures.. Americans are people whose lives depict men and women who are trying to be as successful and robust as possible, this quest is symbolic to citizens of many other countries. This is why America illustrates the Statue of Liberty, a structure that symbolizes freedom throughout the world....   [tags: Papers America Character Patriotism Essays]

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Asperger?s Syndrome and Instructional Intervention

- Asperger’s Syndrome and Instructional Intervention Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) is a pervasive developmental disability first identified in 1944 by Dr. Hans Asperger, an Austrian pediatrician. However, since his paper was written in German and published during World War II, his findings were not well known in the United States and in other non-German speaking countries. In 1981, Dr. Lorna Wing, a British researcher, brought AS to the attention of the English-speaking world. In addition to summarizing Asperger’s findings, she also pointed out the similarities between AS and autism, raising the question: Are they the same disorder or two separate ones (Ozonoff, Dawson, & McPartland, 2002...   [tags: essays research papers]

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