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The Impact of United States Presidential Elections on the World View (Standing) of America

- ... 1 America largely abandoned its isolationist foreign policy during World War I. Initially, America did not want to be involved. However, in 1915, when a German U-boat sank the British ocean liner, the RMS Lusitania, carrying 159 American passengers, Americans became furious. Then, in 1917 when the British intercepted a coded message from Germany to Mexico promising US land in return for Mexico joining World War I against the United States, America declared war on Germany. By the end of the war, America was considered a global leader, a superpower....   [tags: position, exonomic, locate, religious]

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History and Development of Policies on Gender Issues in Iran and Saudi Arabia

- “Gender, refers not to a fixed biological notion of sex, but rather to the “appropriate” social and cultural roles that society values as normal or desirable.” Thus, gender issues can be defined as those issues that evolve in response to such roles. The Middle East often attracts scrutiny in the international arena for its responses to these gender issues, and the contradictory nature of their gender policies. However, it is important to note that many factors can shape these gender norms, and these “… are the result of long historical processes influenced by the state, religion, culture, law, morality, sexuality, ideology, and economic forces as well as contemporary changes and challenge...   [tags: Masculine State, Islamic Law]

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Acquisition of NBC Universal by Comcast vs Acquisition of Kmart by Sears

- In review of the models I believe the 7-S Framework would best describe the change management model used for Comcast and Kmart. The 7-S framework is based on 7 categories: • Strategy - How the company competes • Structure- the design of the organization • Systems - How their systems such as rewards and recognition align. • Style - How management responds to their environment when there is a call to act • Staff - How the company develops and trains their people • Skills – The things that makes the company different from their competition • Superordinate goals - The vision of the company Comcast is indeed a major competitor in its market, the need to be even greater led Comcast to purchase N...   [tags: Managing Organizational Change]

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The Role of Queen Guinevere in King Arthur and His Knights

- She is the most perdurable female figure in King Arthur and his Knights. Without her the suspense and the plot flow could not have been achieved. Her influence has enabled her to penetrate into men’s world a trait that distinguishes her from the rest of the women. Knights are referred to as the queen’s knights. We could say the same of the ladies who accompany the queen and keep the knights in good company (pg.52) .Queen Guinevere, as the King’s wife, is acknowledged by males. But despite her access to the Round Table, she has no legitimate power....   [tags: Knights of the Round Table, Sir Thomas Malory]

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Teenage Suicide: A Harsh Reality of Technology’s Hand in Today’s Bullying

- When asked what the major cause of teenage suicide is, most people would conclude depression or drugs. The twenty-first century, however, has a new cause on the rise: bullying. Although bullying is receiving unprecedented awareness and advocacy in schools and the media, startling reports of victims taking their lives are uncovering new realities. Suicide is often the horrific result for many teenagers feeling all alone, left with no means to escape the hurtful torture inflicted by bullying. Bullying has become broad and extensive with teenagers revealing its ugly nature in ways far more diverse than ever before....   [tags: Teenage Suicide Essays]

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The Controversy Over the LZR Racer Suit in College Swimming

- At 5 A.M., swimmers around the world get up to go to practice or are already jumping into the pool. Later on that day, swimmers will get into the water again and practice for another couple of hours. In addition to that, there are always weights and some sort of dry land activity. Some teams even include yoga and Pilates for added flexibility. Having a social life beyond seeing the people on your swim team is near impossible. With school work, high physical demands at practice, having to eat almost every three hours, and trying to maintain a normal life, the weeks are exhausting....   [tags: sports]

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Voices of the Unheard Voters, Shaping the Youths’ Political Perspectives

- Over the recent decades, the youth’s participation in electoral politics has been inconsistent and historically low based on statistics. In a survey conducted by The California Voter Foundation found in 2004 that non-voters consists of significant numbers of young, single and less educated people. In our general political history, the youth’s real participation in decision-making is often denied because of certain qualities attributed to them. These media-painted generalizations and societal representation of the youth such as lack of knowledge or experience, lackadaisical in terms of social and critical issues like in politics may be one of the reasons of the decreased political participati...   [tags: Political Science]

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Call Of Duty is a Parasite in the Gaming Industry

- Call of Duty, also known as “Cod” has, as many know it as, has become one of todays most popular video games. So popular, that Cod has raked in more money than the highest grossing movie in America. However, despite it’s popularity, Cod is killing the gaming industry. Many may be puzzled why a game so popular could possibly be ruining the gaming industry, but it is. Cod is affecting the gaming industry through it’s popularity and influence. First however, One must know the reasons for Call of Duties popularity and how it achieved it’s fame....   [tags: CoD, video games, popularity, FPS]

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Taking a Look at the Recent History of South Korea

- During the final phases of World War II, it became evident that the structure of the world economy would take on a new shape. The reconfiguration of this realm was a direct result of a bipolarized international power structure and to a moderate extent caused by the birth of a handful of third world nation-states. The ideological differences shared by these two superpowers (the United States and the USSR) and the desire to shoehorn their political ideals elsewhere, has made the political and economic development of these newly independent states a subject of contestation among various schools of development....   [tags: factors for the success of a nation]

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Realism and the Concepts of Collective Security and Defense

- Realism is a theory that suggests the need for anarchy in the global arena, whilst at the same time realist doctrine suggests that stability can only be achieved through a “balance of power”. With this said, are the doctrines of Collective Security and Defense fundamentally different from realism or does the idea of a “balance of power” mean that even the anarchical law of Realism is destined to seek order or at the very least is at the mercy of its necessity. Evaluation of the bounds of realism and the examination of the “practiced” institutions of Collective Security and Defense can hopefully clarify this....   [tags: Political Science]

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The State of Nature is a State of War

- To understand Hobbes’s argument for why the State of Nature is a State of War it is important to understand Hobbes’s meanings of the terms State of Nature and State of War. The State of Nature is the condition where mankind is forced in contact with one another in a society where there is no authority to enforce power or laws. In this state, the lack of authority encompasses the lack of political institutions and the connotations associated with them: no national allegiances and no punishment. All men in this state have the right to any actions, even to harm one another and none of these actions are unjust....   [tags: Philosophy]

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Compare and Contrast of the Three Faces of Power

- Some theorists believe that ‘power is everywhere: not because it embraces everything, but because it comes from everywhere… power is not an institution, nor a structure, nor possession. It is the name we give to a complex strategic situation in a particular society. (Foucault, 1990: 93) This is because power is present in each individual and in every relationship. It is defined as the ability of a group to get another group to take some form of desired action, usually by consensual power and sometimes by force....   [tags: Steven lukes, social theories, political power]

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PERSONA OF INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES IN ELECTRONIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

- 1. INTRODUCTION The Internet is a very popular Information Technology means for exchange of information and transaction data between businesses and customers all around the world. For over three decades now, internet has become a prime business market area. The US Government had initially developed the internet for the purpose of research and education within the country. However, today this evolving technology has spurred drastically and has reached out to all the aspects of business and social circles of our daily lives....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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How can Collaborating Virtually Compete with face-to-face Interaction?

- The world is not as small as it once was. Individuals are more complex than they once were, seeking greater freedoms of expression in their professional lives. They are more intelligent and have a great need to know their roles in their broader organizations. Corporations have changed also. They are no longer seeking profit in one arena. Many of the successful corporations compete in a myriad of different arena in an even more diverse network of countries. Corporations have become worldwide conglomerates....   [tags: Technology, Communication, Network]

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The Relationship Between Emergency Management and Higher Education

- Emergency management has been in the process of transforming itself into a recognized profession over the past several decades. During the last quarter of the 20th century, training and experience in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters and hazardous incidents were considered the path to becoming an emergency manager; the title was not always there but the responsibilities were shouldered by someone who took responsibility for those functions. Since the late 1990’s, the field of emergency management has expanded to include programs of higher education which have added a much needed third dimension to that progression....   [tags: Emergency Management ]

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The Lady or the Tiger, by Frank Stockton

- Frank Stockton’s story “The Lady or the Tiger” is one that has several contrasting emotions and/or feelings throughout the entirety of the story. The daughter of the king is a young, very beautiful woman who has certain protocols that she has to live by. One of the principles is it would be atrocious see any man behind her fathers back and the outcome of this would most likely be fallacious. She did not consider the consequences of her actions and decided she was going to go against his wishes. The king eventually finds out about this secret affair and forces them to discontinue their relationship....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Emotions]

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The Lady or the Tiger, by Frank Stockton

- Frank Stockton’s story “The Lady or the Tiger” is one that has several contrasting emotions and/or feelings throughout the entirety of the story. The daughter of the king is a young, very beautiful woman who has certain protocols that she has to live by. One of the principles is it would be atrocious see any man behind her fathers back and the outcome of this would most likely be fallacious. She did not consider the consequences of her actions and decided she was going to go against his wishes. The king eventually finds out about this secret affair and forces them to discontinue their relationship....   [tags: Analytic Essay]

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Hilary Clinton 2008 Democratic National Convention Speech Analysis

- This final examination essay explores the content of Hillary Clintons 2008 Democratic National Convention speech. The examination of the speech will be conducted through critical analysis of 4 central areas; first, was Hillary’s speech appropriate for and clearly articulated to the audience, second, I will scrutinize 3-5 aspects that helped or hindered her with regards to nonverbal and verbal delivery to determine if her delivery was appropriate for the speech act, third, analyze and determine if the main points are clear, given the specific psychological context of the speech and if they are appropriate for the purpose of the spectators, and lastly, and analysis of the evidence she presente...   [tags: political analysis]

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The Medici Influence and the Italian Renaissance

- Post-Middle Age Italy was afflicted by medieval wars and the bubonic plague. It needed a change to restore the vision of what Italy could become. This change revealed itself within the Medici family, who helped return glory and influence to Florence. The Medici family saw the value in contributing to the advancement of the greatest minds of the period. This was evident in their patronage of leading artists such as Michelangelo and of renowned teachers such as Galileo. The sphere of influence the Medicis enjoyed also extended to the political arena, which happened to be heavily influenced by the Catholic Church at the time....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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Young Candidates Find Success In Presidential Elections

- The Young Candidates Find Success in Presidential Elections The United States as a democratic state has always placed a great amount of importance on the leaders of our nation. Not only are United States presidents elected by the people, they are also the face of the nation. These factors combine to make the Presidential race not only one of the most exciting focuses of history, but also overall increasingly controversial. The presidential campaigns of 1960 and 2008 have been two of the most polarized elections of United States history....   [tags: U.S. Politics ]

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Analysis of Moral Development in Young Children

- This paper is written to examine various influences on the moral development of young children. Specifically, the paper will speak to the definition of moral development, the views held by educators Piaget and Kohlberg on this area of development in young children and the application of moral development theories by Early Childhood Educators. Theories posited by Sigmund Freud with regards to the psychological development of children in the early childhood arena will be discussed as well. Suggestions for parents on supporting the moral development of their children will also be addressed....   [tags: Child Development ]

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The Medici Influence and the Italian Renaissance

- A post Middle Age Italy was afflicted by medieval wars and the bubonic plague. A change was needed to restore the vision of what Italy could become. This change was found within one family: the Medici’s, who helped to return the glory and influence to Florence. The Medici’s saw the value in contributing to the advancement of the greatest minds of the period. This was evident in their patronage of leading Artists such as Michelangelo and of renowned Teachers such as Galileo. The sphere of influence the Medici’s enjoyed also extended to the political arena, which happened to be heavily influenced by the Catholic Church at the time....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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Are We Doing Enough For The Caribbean?

- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) sprang forth with some of its many purposes of subsistence being: to facilitate the fostering of beneficial associations among member states and in doing so, assist in achieving economic growth and development, as well as promoting economic and political integration among member states thereby vastly extending the region’s sphere of influence. Nevertheless, a circumspect examination of the OECS member states inadvertently reveals that in spite of our rich combined cultural heritage and abundant natural resources, we as a collective group are not doing enough to promote sustainable use of our local products and natural resources and thus, we...   [tags: Technology, Tourism, Natural Resources]

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Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren

- Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren is one of the most intriguing and significant experimental films of the 1940’s. Maya Deren is a surrealist experimental filmmaker who explores themes like yearning, obsession, loss and mortality in her films. In Meshes of the Afternoon, Maya Deren is highly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theory of expressing the realms of the subconscious mind through a dream. Meshes of the Afternoon, is a narration of her own experience with the subconscious mind that draws the viewers to experience the events being played out rather than just merely showing the film....   [tags: subconscious mind, Freud, psychodrama]

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SWOT Analysis of the Portland Trail Blazers

- Mission Statement The Portland Trail Blazers organization is a sports entertainment company dedicated to not only winning NBA Championships, growing new basketball consumers, providing superior entertainment, value and service to the people but making a real difference outside the basketball arena in the local and regional communities. The Trail Blazers work outside the arena to make a difference in the local and regional communities by effectively serving people in need. The Trail Blazers enrich the lives of all of the people associated with the Trail Blazers brand as we thrive to diverse opportunities and contributions through charitable donations, solid ethnics and morals within the...   [tags: Marketing Campaign]

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Comparison Between The Maze Runner and Societies

- Imagine a world where you are stuck in an arena, several times the size of a football field, and you are with about fifty teenage boys for as long as you live. Well, lucky for you, that is the world which is The Maze Runner. Yes, The Maze Runner, by James Dashner, is a fictional society, but there are real life civilizations that fall too, such as Germany in the Nazi era, Sierra Leone, and Ancient Rome. Societies can crumble down and burn due to corrupt leaders or government, lack of crucial resources, and a diminished security....   [tags: nazi era, fallen societies, corrupt leaders]

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CUMS-Induced Increase in ERα/ERβ Expression Part 1

- Young (10 + 2 weeks; n=20) male Swiss albino mice weighing 25-30 g inbred and maintained in the animal house of Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India were used. Mice were housed 5 per cage in a temperature-, humidity-, and light-controlled (12:12-hr light/dark cycle) animal room, and provided with food and water ad libitum. Mice were divided in control and experimental groups (n=10 each). All animal experiments were carried out in accordance with the principles and procedures outlined in the guidelines of animal ethical committee of Banaras Hindu University....   [tags: neuroscience research using mice]

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Hockey, My Life

- The hockey game that I played three years ago for the championship has been one of the greatest events of my life. That game was one of the best achievements that I have reached in my life. Every single chair in the arena was taken. It was difficult to describe the noise; the cheering fans, couches talking to the players, players chatting to each other, etc. The arena was built to muffle the sound of 1000 people, but that afternoon it was like a sponge that couldn't absorb anymore. Being under so many eyes, brought both fear and motivation to me....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance of Diversity in Education

- I worked within an Independent School System for 10 years. As I contemplated the idea of working towards my Master’s in Education I brought with me the idea of diversity in education and why facilitating different school systems is vital to a healthy society. “Not every youngster gets along well in the public school system.” (Cunningham, 171) said Pat McGeer of the Ministry of Education publication Education Today. This very statement was a cry from thousands of families throughout the province of British Columbia in the 1960s....   [tags: Diversity in Education]

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The End of the Cold War

- The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union resulted in major shift in United States foreign policy. For years, the United States supported tyrannical dictators in return for stable anti-communist government receptive to United States interests. The Cold War resulted in a new world order with the United States as the lone global hegemonic power. In Eastern Europe in particular, the end of the Cold War ushered in an era of economic growth and a large increase in the number of liberal democracies....   [tags: International Politics ]

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How Social Media has Changed Business

- Social networking sites – or social media – is defined in the text as “online community for expanding users’ business or social contacts by making connections through their mutual business or personal connections.” (Laudon, & Laudon, 2010) In more practical terms I define social networking as usage of web tools to share gather and use knowledge about both your business and yourself. The intent of this paper is to identify areas where both business and business professions could best leverage social media for the advantage of the company....   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays]

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Advancing Technology and the Nurse's Role

- The computer is a valuable tool in the healthcare setting, impacting the way nurses practice in the clinical and non-clinical setting. Checking patient identification and medications using bar codes, and entering data into a computer database are commonplace today. Does this move forward with technology actually create an environment which is more effective, efficient, and satisfying for the patient and the nurse. This paper will take a high level look at how technology and the computer impact the nurse, the benefits associated with advancing technology, and some responsibilities the nurse has in today’s increasingly technological arena....   [tags: Healthcare Nursing Technology]

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The Social Impact of Digital Media

- In the past decade, the rise in internet usage has become exponential. It has paved the way for an amalgamated globalized media network working towards bringing people together and exposing them to a wealth of information at the same time. Digital in nature, the internet is like a global village allowing everyone unlimited access to anything, anytime and anywhere. It transcends physical boundaries allowing connections on an individual, personal and professional level. More importantly, the beauty of the internet lies in the fact that it is interactive and encourages participation as well as a sense of community when compared to traditional forms of media....   [tags: Transformations in Human Communication]

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Steven Spielberg's Adaptation of War Horse

- ‘The media we use and the stories they tell help to make us who we are’. - Mastronardi (89) As the formative years of childhood lay the foundational stones of a kid’s future, the transformative energy of children’s literature is something that cannot be ignored. According to Perry Nodelman, literature for children is part of a colonization process that adults play on their own offspring in the same way the Western super powers controlled the Orient. They are spoken for, therefore silenced; their histories are written for them so that they might live accordingly....   [tags: War Horse by Michael Morpurgo]

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

- Suzanne Collins is the author of The Hunger Games, which is an intense, suspenseful, and thrilling book and movie that contains many unexpected twists and turns. All of the readers and viewers of the Hunger Games confirmed that this is an astonishing movie and book. The book keeps you interested, because you’re turning each page with suspense. For the movie, you are just waiting to see what will happen next. I’ve heard many positive review about this book and the movie too. Therefore, these are the reasons of why I choose The Hunger Games....   [tags: The Hunger Games Essays]

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Sports: How Thunder Impact Oklahoma City

- The Oklahoman’s have always been looking for a high profile team to represent basketball in their state, the Thunder organization has accomplished more than you can imagine by helping this city become what it is today. Today Oklahoma City has many fans that go to Thunder games and cheer on as they are kept at their toes in suspense for the next highlight reel. The Thunder has impacted Oklahoma City in many ways including, economy improvement, business profits, and promotes our entire state. The economy of Oklahoma has reached new heights after the Thunder established a dominant position in the National Basketball Association....   [tags: basket ball team, games, high profile team]

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Will Europe Run the 21st Century?

- Europe will not run the 21st century because of a combination of economic, institutional, and cultural factors. However, for the purpose of this paper, I will focus on the economic aspects of European society that will impede EU ascendency. I do not believe that the EU will cease to exist in the coming century, but I do believe it will become obsolete because it will be unable to make the necessary changes to their demographic problems, defense policies, and economic culture in response to the increasing American ascendency....   [tags: us ascendency, eu economy, european union]

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Soft Power in French Foreign Policy

- How can a country reinforce its position in the world community. What determines national potential of power. What is the "golden ticket" to the elitist club of the most powerful states which set the world's agenda. The exact answer to these questions does not exist, because there are no written rules or instructions "how to get the power and authority worldwide". However, as far back as in XIXth century, everybody could answer the question "how to become a superpower". And the response would be evident: to beat another superpower....   [tags: france policies, soft power, french mission]

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Childhood Obesity: A Public Health Issue

- Obesity rates in the United States are alarming, with more than one-third of U.S. adults and 17% of children qualifying as obese with a Body Mass Index greater than 30.0 (Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2015). Even more frightening is the growth rate of this crippling health epidemic; between 1980 and 2014, obesity has doubled for adults and tripled for children (CDC, 2015). The physical consequences of rising obesity rates in our country include an abundance of physical ailments including type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, sleep apnea, arthritis, elevated cholesterol, and even some cancers....   [tags: Obesity Epidemic]

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The Role of Woman in Judaism

- Recently, within the past few decades, the role of women in Judaism has dramatically improved. The rippling effect of the Women’s Rights Movement empowered Jewish women to push for widespread reform of Judaic law. Since Biblical times, women in general were held to an inferior level compared to men, and this was no different for Jewish women. However, big strides have been made within the past century to elevate the status of the Jewish woman in the public sphere as well in the privacy of their homes....   [tags: judaic law, women's rights movement]

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The Hunger Games: Fiction or Reality?

- Fiction is “the act of feigning, inventing, or imagining”, but in Suzanne Collin’s book, The Hunger Games, fiction is merely a reflection of what is already going on in the world today (“Fiction”). Could this fiction novel, The Hunger Games, really be America’s future. Well, major themes in the book such as inequality between rich and poor, suffering as entertainment, importance of appearance, and government control point toward the answer being yes. Primarily, the major comparison between the novel and our world today is the theme of inequality between rich and poor....   [tags: literary analysis, Suzanne Collin]

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Reality Television and the Dance World

- ... “(Young dancers) want to turn out eight pirouettes and do fouettes all over the place- but then we make them understand how difficult it is just to stand on one foot,” said Victoria Flores Cook, co-owner of Denise Wall’s Dance Energy in Virginia Beach, VA, (Real n.p.). This yearning to learn the flashy, over-the-top tricks has made it harder for young dancers to focus on their artistry as well. These dancers that watch the flips, turns, and leaps on television begin to think that all dance is about is the tricks and how high you are able to put your leg....   [tags: loss of artistry]

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Public Administration and Public Interest Issues

- One of the political functions of public administration is implementing the public interest. Public interest is generally presumed to be commonly accepted good. In ideal world, clear eyes and rational minds are common enough to produce what is commonly good. John Rawls’ veil of ignorance is an example of it. If you are behind a veil and don’t know what group of society you belongs to, you would make the best unbiased decision for common. But in real world, where individuals have political leanings and self-interests, it is really difficult to find a common accepted good....   [tags: public, citizens, administrators, neutrality]

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Can you live without it?

- Have you ever had a possession that was so essential to your existence that you felt you couldn’t live without it. For instance, I have known many people who have said. I will die without that. They may be speaking of things such as their cell phone, or their Blackberry. In these cases being without these items probably wouldn’t cause them to die. Similarly, there are also people who hold onto items that belonged to a loved one, no longer in their life, who believe that without this item, they will die....   [tags: Literary Review]

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A freedom greater than freedom

- It is a common misconception that those in power necessarily have more liberty than their less powerful counterparts. Intuitively, a country’s king has the freedom to act in more ways than the peasant, the rich have more options than the poor, the slave owner rules while the slave is ruled, and a government official often treads above the laws they pen for the people. However, there is a hidden assumption in this way of thought— that liberty is proportional to quality of life. From a pragmatic point of view, most would choose the life of the king over the life of the slave, the rich over the poor, the slave owners over the slaves, or the above the law status to the law abiding one, simply be...   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Can women really play baseball?

- All women should be able to play baseball with men, there is no legitimate reason why they shouldn't. Women are physical, mentally, and emotional capable just as men are, their biological sex or gender does not affect their ability to play baseball in the company of men. In addition their sex should not deem their athletic ability as inferior in comparison to men. Since the adoption of baseball as an American pastime, the sport of baseball as been cultivated and altered to amputate women exuding the masculinity of baseball....   [tags: Gender Roles, Sports, Social Issues]

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The Problem of Campus Crime

- There are many myths and improper public perceptions about campus crime. There reality is that everyday common property crimes far outnumber violent crimes on campus (Bromley, 2007, pg. 280). This misperception is largely because of many factors. Campus policing has gone through several eras of policing. Unique to campus policing is that there are several influential and interested parties, such as the legislative, and judicial branches of government. As a result of this, campus crime has been a part of, and influenced to participate in newer forms of policing such as community oriented policing....   [tags: Security, Campus Police]

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Corporate Governance Evaluation and Rating

- Corporate Governance Evaluation and Rating Nowadays it is not unusual for an investor to reflect governance matters while deciding about investment determinations. As a result, numerous corporations are in the business of rating corporate governance procedures of public companies. Some corporations offer credit ratings in addition to governance ratings. As far back as the 70’s organizations have dealt with business ethics in a host of different approaches which includes the institution of compliance platforms and supervisors, adding of ethics boards, initiating codes of conduct, preparing, and distribution of company mission and values....   [tags: Business, Corporations]

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Pricey Game or Home Entertainment?

- Throughout the United States sports has taken the consumer captive, by providing them with entertainment and pleasure. Sporting venues continues to rob their loyal fans by boosting the prices of tickets, merchandise, food, and beverages. Recently over the summer, I went to see a baseball game being held at Dodgers Stadium and was horrified at the prices that I saw. My ticket alone was $40, at this price that put me just below the nosebleed section of the stadium. During the game I went to one of the vendors and was flabbergasted to see the price for a hot dog was $6.50 dollars, a drink was $3.75 and a side of fries for $4.25....   [tags: Sports, Venues, Base Ball]

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The Truth Behind Servant Leadership

- With the realization that healthcare has succumbed to a business model, the demand for outstanding leadership is an essential component in the success of any business. Nurses are an intricate part of the healthcare arena with the profession expected to become the second largest occupation by 2014 (Sullivan & Decker, 2009). Dispelling myths for this volume of nurses needs to be paramount in order to provide a clear vision void of misconceptions. One particular myth is that leaders are at the top of the pyramid and need to be served....   [tags: Nursing]

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Western states and Security Concerns

- Realism philosophers such as Glaser affirm that, ‘the international system is anarchic –there is not an international authority that can enforce agreements and prevent the use of force’ . This assertion facilitates the analysis and understanding of the role that each state ought to adopt to survive in a world where the lack of authority at the highest level primes. Furthermore, such anarchism promotes the individual strengthening of the states, which in turn, are compelled to accumulate sufficient power to protect their national interests....   [tags: Realist Approach, Glaser, International Relations]

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The legend of Lane Frost

- “Why is it that almost 25 years later, the loss of Lane Frost is still so strong. I think it’s because Lane Frost was what I wanted to be. He was what every one of us wanted to be. Lane dedicated his life to excellence. Complaining was not a part of his life. He said if he won a world championship he was going to do something special with it, and he did. He was an uncommonly kind and gentle man. He was a champion in the arena, and a champion in life” (Michael 1). These were not only George Michael’s words, but the words and thoughts of everyone who met or knew Lane....   [tags: Biography, Bull Riding]

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Macro View on Gender Discrimination

- Prologue of the study: a macro view Gender discrimination is a one of the burning issues that social science academia across the globe is concerned about not only for academic research but also view as a societal problem. Non-academic intelligentsia ranging from research institutes, policy studies body to government authorities are also not in lack of interest in this sector. Many operational features of gender discrimination have been identified regionally and globally, of which organizational focus has been a recent phenomena....   [tags: social science, labor, women, sociology]

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Green Meetings and Sustainable Business

- Sustainability is a journey – not a destination (Goldblatt, 2012). The purpose of this essay is to determine the degree to which this journey towards sustainability has begun in the case of the business events, also known as MICE (Meetings Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industry. Endorsement of the Bruntland Report (WCED, 1987) by the United Nations and its members at the Earth brought prominence to the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development (Drexhage and Murphy, 2010)....   [tags: Business Sustainable Development]

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Multilateralism and Small Developing States

- Multilateralism serves to be both a blessing and a curse, when placed amongst small island developing states in the global system. The statement without a shadow of a doubt stands true that multilateralism can simultaneously advance and undermine the interest of small island developing states in the global system. Small island developing states lack the power, wealth and influence to exert any political clout in the global political arena at the individual state level and as such, often times than none, their interest are overlooked and ignored....   [tags: The Political Economy]

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E.H. Carr and Hans Morgenthau

- E.H. Carr would have described Hans Morgenthau’s work as too much realism and too little utopianism to be truly valuable. In evidence of this point this essay will examine exerts from Carr’s The Twenty Years’ Crisis: 1919-1939 and Hans Morgenthau’s Politics Among Nations. The essay will centre around three key themes, the role of utopianism and its relation to realism, realism as a commitment to life as we know it and the concept of value. Further to this point the essay will consider to whom Morgenthau’s work would be considered valuable, whether it be for the discipline or for those entrusted with state protection and diplomacy....   [tags: realism vs utopianism]

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Contributions of Sports to Society

- Contributions of Sports to Society “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.” -Vince Lombardi From 1870 to 1940, sports became one of the most prominent popular culture activities in America. The evolution of American sports transpired in response to the changing needs of society. Each transformation was established and popularized through the positive contribution sports, using them to rationalize the use of resources, required for participation or attendance....   [tags: Culture Activities, America, Sports]

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Government Involvement During Hurricane Katrina

- The storm many are aware of called Katrina was devastating to property, finances, and families and left many people clinging to life with only hope of assistance. No one seemed well prepared for a storm of this size and many people didn’t evacuate. The government had gotten something right by calling for a mandatory evacuation of New Orleans, Louisiana. FEMA, federal Emergency Management Association, was partially to blame for the slow reaction and help after the storm. Those elected to run our nation and protect the people were also delayed in their efforts to support the people caught in the storm....   [tags: Property, FInances, Families, Natural Disaster]

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Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games

- ... Katniss sort of knew Peeta before the games, but she wasn’t exactly sure because she could never really pen point where she meet him. Come to find out Peeta basically saved her from starvation because he gave her bread from his bakery, after he burnt it on purpose. Once Peeta and Katniss reached the Capitol and came out to show all the people of the Capitol who they were, they were the ones to watch out for. Katniss was known as the girl on fire, and then Peeta surprised everyone when he told the people of the Capitol that he was in love with Katniss; which then labeled both of them as the star crossed lovers of district 12....   [tags: film and book analysis]

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Arvind Kejriwal versus Rahul Gandhi

- With the Delhi assembly polls result out, Arvind Kejriwal is the name on the lips of all. The colossal achievement done by the Aam Aadmi Party has left most in the political arena shell shocked and has brought a smile to the faces of the common people who hope for a corruption free government. The enormity of what AAP has pulled off cannot be ignored. A recently formed party which had no previous political experience has dealt a huge blow to the traditional powerhouses of Indian politics. The blow was so severe that Mr....   [tags: Indian politics, Delhi assembly]

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The Roman games

- The Roman games Question : Who were the spectators at Roman games. Discuss the relationship between them and the performers they watched. Gladiator fights were first introduced to Rome in 264 BC, when the sons of Junius Brutus paid honor to their father's funeral by showing three pairs of gladiators fight. This ritual caught on and was performed to honor significant men. As the years passed, the ceremonies became more promoted and emperors began to present the games to symbolize their power. The citizens of Rome loved to go to these bloody warfares....   [tags: History]

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Dancing With the Heart

- My fluid movements allowed for no mistakes. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, were going to watch my every move. Dance with your heart. I muttered these words under my breath. This was a pivotal time in my life. I had waited for this moment all season. I wanted to execute each move perfectly, to dance my heart out, not only because of the crowd, but because of something greater which linked my heart to this dance. During my sophomore year at Hotchkiss High School, I joined the Hotchkiss Varsity Dance Team....   [tags: Personal Experience ]

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Separating Fact from Fanboyism

- Every year companies put out their latest and greatest whiles fans almost always take sides especially in the gaming arena. On the surface, there's nothing wrong with consumer loyalty as people are drawn to things that attract them. The problem comes when people become irrational in their viewpoints of the competition or when defending their choice. Simply put...some people can't admit they are wrong. Recently the launch of the Xbox 360 S has brought renewed vigor the dwindling faction of 360 fanboys....   [tags: Video Game Review]

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Weakening Canadian Party Discipline

- In our Canadian parliamentary system there are many ideologies and practices which aid in the successful running of our country. One of the more important ideologies and practices in our political system is the notion of strict party discipline. Party discipline refers to the notion of members of a political party “voting together, according to the goals and doctrines of the party, on issues that are pertinent to the government” or opposition in the House of Commons. In this paper, I will be discussing the practice of party discipline in the Canadian parliamentary system as well as the ways in which a change in the practice of strict party discipline to weaker party discipline would result...   [tags: International Government ]

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The Sudan and Terrorism

- The current government of Sudan led by the Arab leader Omar el-Bashir can be blamed for the terror and conflict that enveloped Sudan in the last decades. Omar el-Bashir has always been criticized for only defending and acting on the interests of the Arab Muslims located in the Northern Sudan while ignoring the Christians and Animist population in the south. The conflict that unfolded in these regions along with violence, hostility and dislocation of many people can be connected with the reign of the Arab leader in Sudan....   [tags: Terrorism ]

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Strategic Human Resource Management

- Human resource is the greatest and most important asset in any organization. This is because without the human resources an organization cannot achieve its goals. An organization need to develop a pool of labor so as avoid low labor turn over. For a company or an organization to develop a pool of labor it has to strategically manage the human resources. Strategic human resource management involves managing people with an aim of future direction. It is geared towards matching the human resources with the future needs of the organization....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Hunger Games Trilogy

- “Happy Hunger Games. And may the odds be ever in your favor.”, a very well known quote from the book series The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Pg 19). The Hunger Games Trilogy written by Suzeanne Collins has become enormously popular. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay are the three works that make up the series. A major motion picture was released titled The Hunger Games, after the first book in the series, and it instantly became a box office hit. Those who have not read the books may be left wondering why a book series focused on kids ages 12-18 are put into an arena and fight to the death is creating such a commotion....   [tags: The Hunger Games Essays]

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Super Sized: Monster Trucks

- Bigger is better. That is what people constantly hear in the world around them. This ranges from the biggest sale on Black Friday, to the new supersized burger at McDonalds. People strive to exceed the ordinary and make things extraordinary, and to do this; you go big or go home. One of the best examples of this is the creation of monster trucks. Monster truck rallies have been around since the late 1970’s and were inspired by the basic pick up trucks that got transferred into monster trucks. These rallies are a motor sport entertainment can be found on television or live in a field area....   [tags: American Culture, Human Appeal]

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The Future of Nursing

- The Future of Nursing Being a registered nurse affords one the option of working in many diverse healthcare settings. In any practice setting the climate of health care change is evident. There are diverse entities involved in the implementation and recommendation of these practice changes. These are led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Institute of Medicine (IOM), nursing campaign for action initiatives, as well as individual state-based action coalitions. Nurses need to be prepared and cognizant of the transformations occurring in health care settings as well as the plans that put them at the forefront of the future....   [tags: health care, IOM, education, nurse]

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Comparing Apples to Androids

- The massive technological advances in the last 30 years have brought about very stiff competition in the realm of digital technology. In the mid to late 2000’s, the smartphone and exploded into the arena of technology competition; yet soon after, the tablet, such as Apple’s iPad, entered the arena as well. In the last few years, Samsung and Apple, who both develop similar mobile technology, have been competing against each other. February 19th, 2014, Samsung released a TV commercial for their tablet, the Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 in attempt to compete with Apple’s iPad Air, by creating a parody of Apple’s ad....   [tags: technological advancements, digital age]

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Political Games of Vietnam

- Political games of Vietnam The Vietnam War was a pivotal changing point in the American foreign policy. Through the span of three presidents and the Cold War, Vietnam changed the outlook of America in the world wide arena. After the end of the Indochina war and oppression of Vietnam by the French, the country was split into the north and the south along the 17th parallel. Following the declaration of the Geneva Accord there was to be a demilitarized zone along the north and the south of the 17th parallel and each side of the nation would have 300 days to remove their personnel from the opposing side of the country....   [tags: changing points in US history]

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Mobile Technology in Healthcare

- ... Mobile health or mHealth, provides an entire new aspect of the relationship between patients and their doctors and other medical providers. Mobile devices place important and critical information into a medical professional’s hands in real-time. Doctors can monitor a patient’s condition more frequently, allowing them to make better and more informed decisions and diagnoses. In the hectic and harried environment of a hospital, a nurse or technician does not have to search for an available workstation when they can pull up an individual chart on their tablet....   [tags: remote healthcare management]

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Buzkashi by Whitney Azoy

- Buzkashi In his book “Buzkashi”, Whitney Azoy, a former officer at US embassy in Afghanistan, responds to how the traditional game of Buzkashi demonstrates the life of Afghans. The author tries to take an active part in the daily lives of Afghans to know more about the role of Buzkashi and its corresponding results to the lives of Afghans. Previously, when he was working as an officer, a friend suggested him to get familiar to Buzkashi as an approach to know the Afghans. The game of Buzkashi in Afghanistan dates back to the time when the Turkic-Mongol people from North and east played it as part of their tradition....   [tags: traditional Afghani game]

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Reading Review on Pollack

- Reading Review on Pollack Undoubtedly, Arab Spring had a significant impact on Middle East. It caught the attention of international arena. It raised several questions about future of Arab countries. However, the impact of it is not yet clearly investigated by scholars and politicians. Arab Spring particularly takes attention of US. As Middle East is a source for import of oil. Kevin Pollack recommends US to get lessons from Arab Spring and to use it in their own favor. Likewise, Arab spring shattered myths about Arab people to seeing afraid of democracy....   [tags: Arab Spring, Middle East]

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The Football Field

- The Football Field I squat down and cup my hands under the bent over body. I scope the battlefield and acknowledge the positioning of my eleven enemies. A million thoughts go through my mind as I decide which area I am going to attack. My warrior paint is smearing down my cheeks, and my cleats dig into the frozen tundra of the battleground. I feel like all the eyes of the arena are on me, as I yell my cadence. I yell the final "GO" and the warriors clash with intent to hurt. Bodies are flying all around me, but I don't notice them, for I am concentrated on one thing, to march my comrades down the hostile territory, and through the archenemies barricade....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay]

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Essay on the Devil in Paradise Lost, Holy Bible, Faust, and Devil and Tom Walker

- The Devil’s Role in Paradise Lost,  The Bible,  Faust, and The Devil and Tom Walker   The devil's role as the inspiration for rock-and-roll is already well documented and commonly understood. Perhaps less well documented is the role of the Devil as inspiration for literature. The Devil has played an active role in literature for quite a while with his name appearing in stories for centuries. The historical devil has not always been personified. Initially, in religious settings, he was represented as a feeling or power, in attendance as the force of evil, an antagonist to goodness and divinity, and temptation for humans....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Canadas Institutional Landscape And The Governments Ignorance Of Far

- Canada's Institutional Landscape and The Government's Ignorance of Farmer's Needs Saskatchewan farmers have been continually ignored in Canada's institutional landscape. Never has the situation been more evident as it is with the possibility of Quebec separation. The Canadian governments ignorance of farmers' needs has caused a cynical view of the political process in the eyes of farmers. One of the major sources of the cynicism is that Canadian federal institutions are developed so that most political of the clout is developed from the east....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Robert Mapplethorpe: Photography, Homoeroticism, and Senator Jesse Helms

- Robert Mapplethorpe: Photography, Homoeroticism, and Senator Jesse Helms No medium or arena is free from political assimilation. Perhaps this is why the term "the personal is political" is so reverberant in such a multitude of communities. In the fine arts community, every art piece reflects a personal decision or touch; what medium to best describe a subject or idea in, or the physical shape and making of art by an artist, for example, are ways in which each artist has ownership over his or her own work....   [tags: Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe Papers]

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The Importance of the Role of the Teacher

- The Importance of the Role of the Teacher The future of the world is in the hands of the children. Whether the future be a positive or negative one depends on the children and the education they receive. The education of a child is so valuable that one needs to consider the importance of the child's education. Also, one needs to consider how to go about nurturing those bright minds so one day they can become independent individuals. As Educators, one needs to be aware of the short-term effects as well as the long-term effects in which education may play on the child's views of the world....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays]

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The Loss of Freedom in Modern America

- The Loss of Freedom in Modern America Society exists in two realms: public and private. Thousands of years ago, the public realm was clearly defined as the political arena, where men interacted one with another, and the private realm dwelled among the work and labor of man. The progression from ancient Greece to modern day society has blurred the defining line between the two due to the increasing influence of money. In Greek society, the public realm was a place of action: a place to achieve freedom....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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