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The Issue Of Sport

- The Issue of Sport The material I have studied for the Issue of Sport has helped me understand more about living in our contemporary world. The film and the screenplay "Strictly Ballroom" along with newspaper articles and the television documentary on Sport made me understand why sport is important in our society. Sport involves many things such as competition, dirty tactics, personal achievement and sport officials. Firstly, whenever there is sport, there is competition. There is competition for all levels of sport....   [tags: essays research papers]

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kurdish issue

- Some people feel that their life is in their own hands and if they are terminally ill and do not want to suffer, they can end their own life. Assisted suicide or euthanasia is one way they can do it. The issue of assisted suicide has been a controversial one around the world for some time. Many think it is immoral and against the religious values, while others argue for the option to have a physician help to end his or her life painlessly. There is also another group of people who are terminally ill but trying to survive and keep their life longer as much as they can....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Issue with Smoking

- The Issue with Smoking Sometimes people feel that things are better left unsaid. What would you do if you grew up and found out you had cancer and you knew there had been a way to prevent it. Smoking is like taking breathes of death and darkening your lungs. Passive smokers seem to be on an increase. It baffles us to know that people smoke for various unrealistic reasons such as pleasure, for a boost mentally or physically , a habit , an addiction to satisfy nicotine cravings, peer pressure to try and feel like a part of the crowd and emotional feelings such as stress or anger.Commercials show that smoking is a way to relax and to be cool...   [tags: Free Essays]

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A Healty Issue

- A Healthy Issue It has been long debated as to what method is the best way to lose weight. Every day it seems there is a new diet craze sweeping across America. The birth of fad diets has brought hope to those wanting to lose weight fast. Which is the best diet plan. There are so many to choose from now, and there are not only diet plans. There are hundreds of dietary supplements now available as well as new-age surgeries to help us battle the bulge. Each method has its own positives and negatives....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Weighty Issue

- Even though Gelsey Kirkland was a graceful and amazingly fit dancer, George Balanchine, then director and choreographer of the New York City Ballet, approached her during a barre routine, pointed to her upper chest and whispered, "I want to see bones." At 5'4 and 100 lbs, she was already under weight for her height, so did she really need to lose more. Although shocked and appalled by her directors comment, she immediately put herself on a diet. By the end of the season she was down to 92 lbs, a virtual dancing skeleton....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Role of Elections in Malaysia

- Elections are a tool or technique used by the people to elect their representatives. Elections held in Malaysia aimed to choose their representatives for the legislators (law makers) whether the Legislative Assembly (DUN) or the Parliament. PR can be categorized in two forms, namely: 1. General Election; and 2. Small Election General Election General Election was held every 5 years maturity which is when an elected government that had previously been achieved as stated in the Constitution of Malaysia....   [tags: Money Issue, Solution]

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The Drug Issue in Australia

- The drugs issue is a major problem in Australia. A simple solution cannot be found to solve this great problem because there are so many decisions, thoughts and sacrifices that need to be made. All sides of the issue must be considered when making such a large decision. To find a solution, several tests, meetings, interviews and research need to be made, to name a few. Extreme care is needed when challenging such major issues, all aspects of the problem need to be considered. Zajdow describes drug abuse as being a social, legal, health, economic and ethical issue (1999, p.44)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Abortion is a Global Issue

- Abortion is a Global Issue Sonia Correa wrote an article for Women’s International Network News entitled “Abortion is a Global Political Issue”. In this article, abortion is looked at as a political issue that affects the world. The idea of a mother terminating her own pregnancy has been an issue since the Ancient Romans ruled the known world and Christianity was established. They did not believe in depopulating a world when the expected age of death for four out of 100 people was 50 years of age....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Issue Surrounding the Death Penalty

- The Issue Surrounding the Death Penalty The death penalty has become and still is a big issue in the United States. Anyone who lives in the United States or has lived in the United States has felt the effects of the death penalty. What the death penalty means is that a state can legally kill a person if that person was tried and convicted of a crime and then sentenced to the death penalty. The death penalty is only used for certain crimes that fall into the criteria for the death penalty to be used....   [tags: Papers]

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Discussing the Issue of Smoking in Cars

- This article discusses the amassed issue of smoking in cars in the presence of children and the response of the government to this problem. It dwells into the effects on government policies due to this drawback in England. The article relates to the topic of market failure. Market failure in a free market is defined as a condition where the allocation of goods is inefficiently done, resulting in an over allocation or under allocation of its resources. Market failures occur due to the presence of externalities....   [tags: market failure, government policies]

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Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution

- Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution All organizations have ethical issues, which need to be dealt with in a specific and timely manner in order to satisfy all of the parties involved. In an environment where companies are in a fish bowl and everyone can see everything, it is important to have specific rules and regulations in place. It is just as important for the employees to have well defined objectives and detailed codes of ethics to follow in order to behave according to the culture of their specific company....   [tags: Workplace Ethics Business Morals]

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The Truth About the Quebec Issue

- The Truth About the Quebec Issue The Canadian unity crisis involving Quebec has been a controversial issue since before the country^s confederation. Surrounding the seemingly unsurpassable dilemma of unity there are three main obstacles. The significant lack of action for Canada on the part of many francaphone Quebecois, prevents any profound attachment to the country on their behalf. A mood of intransigence on the part of Canadians outside Quebec serves to alienate and anger the individuals within the province....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Constitutional Issue of Abortion

- The Constitutional Issue of Abortion Three Works Cited Many people believe abortion is only a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." This right guarantees the right to women, if they so choose, to have an abortion, up to the end of the first trimester....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Issue of Abortion

- The Issue of Abortion People all over the world, especially those in American society, do not take the issue of abortion lightly. Dealing with ethics, religious beliefs and the law, it is one of the most controversial subjects of this time. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemma that forces many individuals to react in very strong and unfortunately, opposing ways. Forty percent of the American people believe that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the woman who is pregnant and the state has no right to interfere....   [tags: Papers]

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You Won’t Like Me When I’m Angry

- Computers and I have never gotten along. However, I am not the only one. Many people have trouble with computers and I am among those unfortunate souls. Like many others, when something goes wrong, I panic. Therefore, I created a mnemonic device to help, which is “Bounteous Sacrifices Bore Particular Rulers” which stands for the five steps on how to handle computer malfunctions for non-technically savvy people. The steps are breathe, stroke, baby-talk, plead, and restart. Each step has an important part to play in dealing with a computer issue....   [tags: computers, restart, issue, steps]

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The Main Threats of IS/IT Outsourcing

- ... 2.2 Safety of confidential information. All banks are outlook to e-mail in confidence to sensitive customer data is exposed to the risk of being copied and then used or sold. Outsourcing provides access to third party that is customer the complete information from the bank. If the banks involved in a lot of industries that deal with sensitive information from customers, such as finance, banks can put information and their credibility at risk. There are some cases, the firm lowered to security attacks than employees who do not have a sense of trust and responsibility of the company or any of the shares of the bank information....   [tags: confidential, issue, risk, sources]

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Mary Anne Warren's The Abortion Issue

- Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue” In Mary Anne Warren’s “The Abortion Issue,” children are not persons in the empirical sense. Warren believes that prior to a certain point in a pregnancy, the child does not have “the capacity to understand” the ramifications of what an abortion would be, therefore the abortion does not infringe upon the rights of the unborn fetus. She states that: “…in the ways that matter from a moral point of view, human fetuses are very unlike human persons, particularly in their early months of development”(152)....   [tags: Abortion Issue Mary Warren Essays]

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The Issue Of Waste Issue

- The issue of paper waste is one of the major environmental issues in today’s society. Because paper is so easily found and widely used, many people use it without thinking about where it comes from or where it goes after they have finished using it. People take paper for granted that they have unlimited amounts of papers and it would always be around them. When people use a lot of paper, they do not realize that they are sacrificing the Earth for using papers. Many people do not realize how serious this problem is and some ignore it altogether....   [tags: Recycling, Paper, Paper recycling, Oxygen]

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Proble Solving: OBTAIN System

- PROBLEM SOLVING Problem solving and decision making is a part of everyday life. When a new problem is encountered it can be stressful if approached without a plan or in hast. Problem Solving One and Two introduced various methods of problem solving. Being accustomed to effective problem solving methods can have a positive impact with Eminence Operational and financial growth. Obtain Process The OBTAIN problem solving process is an easy approach to dealing with issues and problems that an individual can encounter in business....   [tags: Issue, Solution]

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The Issue Of The Cup

- Introduction: Wendy, a six-year-old girl, found a cup in the garbage located in her school’s playground. The cup was part of a major marketing campaign, which advertised that consumers were able to win a variety or prizes, with the grand prize being an SUV. Prizes are discovered when the consumer roll up the rim of the cup. Wendy, not being strong enough, had the help of an older girl, Rhonda, roll up the rim of the cup and it was discovered that the cup contained the grand prize. Since this, multiple claimants have come forward claiming the SUV....   [tags: Property, Ownership, Private property]

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The Issue of Loss

- Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “One Art” deals with the issue of “loss.” Describing “loss” as an art, Bishop depicts events, originating with common affairs –such as losing a key. As the poem goes on, the losses Bishop mentions surely grow in importance. As they gradually become more emotional, Bishop’s idea of loss as easily “mastered” becomes vaguely delusional. In her poem, Elizabeth Bishop focuses the simple losses in her life in attempts to conceal the true emotion of loss. From the simplicity of losing a door key to the heartbreak of losing a home or someone dear, Bishop states and restates that loss isn’t difficult to acquire....   [tags: Poetry]

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Issue Advocacy

- American society prides itself on the right of free speech, or, the freedom to express oneself in any manner that is deemed appropriate. Even today, in an America in which citizens are supposed to be free from monopoly, disloyalty, and deceit, omnipotent businesses exercise their power to achieve their goals with minimal struggle. During a similar age in which big businesses dominated the world, and thus could get away with essentially any heinous crime, Upton Sinclair wrote his novel The Jungle to call the public to the truly disgusting truth about the meat packing industry....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Issue on Marijuana

- Legalization of Marijuana in the United States is an ongoing topic that has been going on for several years. There are vast majority of Americans who are for this move and against this move. While each side has several good arguments to defend their case, neither one has a distinct advantage over the other. I will be going over several arguments or point of views as well will have several facts about the effects of Marijuana whether it is good or bad. Marijuana is a very prominent and controversial issue in society today....   [tags: Legalization, Advantages, Disadvantages]

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The Heart Of The Issue

- The Heart of the Issue Heart disease is the number one killer in America. The number one killer in men and women, the number one killer in almost all ethnicities, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Why is this largely preventable disease causing so much damage. In 2011 my grandfather went into the operating room to have a heart valve replaced. He died shortly after the surgery due to complications. A lifetime of poor diet and a non-preventative lifestyle led him to requiring that surgery....   [tags: Heart, Artery, Nutrition, Blood]

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The Issue Of The Pregnancy

- In any culture, there is the perception of the pregnancy. Pregnancy is the real indication of the procreation to replace the old generation with the new ones since death is inevitable. But for some unavoidable reasons one may decide not to get pregnant and though she gets pregnant, she may choose not to give birth by carrying out abortion. Abortion has therefore been the most issue of concern globally, the main reason being it denies one’s life. Reasons for carrying out abortion or terminating the pregnancy are varied, and majority carry it for various reasons that many not be known to those not involved, but only the mother sometimes knows even the sire of the child may not be aware....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control, Childbirth]

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The Issue Of The Abortion

- Abortion Is Right This paper will be addressing the abortion issue in the U.S. Abortion has been one of the biggest problems in society. The main point people try to bring to light is that abortion is murdering a human being. An abortion is a process of ending a pregnancy by taking the child from the mother’s womb. It is unfair to say that a woman is a horrible person if she gets an abortion if you don’t know her reasoning in getting the procedure done. A woman should be able to make her own choices without being bashed for them....   [tags: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Abortion, Human]

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The Issue Of The Abortion

- With the pre-abortion ultrasound bill in the process of being established, informed consent, cost, etc. it appears that there is a major infringement on a woman’s right to choose because there are many obstacles to go through before receiving an abortion. Causes of the problem According to pro-life arguments, some of the reasons people are against abortion is because they view abortion as murder because life begins at conception, which means unborn babies are human beings from the beginning. Another argument is that the fetus can feel pain during an abortion and there are plenty of arguments against abortion regarding religion....   [tags: Abortion, Abortion debate, Human, Human rights]

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The Issue Of The Abortion

- Abortion has been one of the biggest controversies of all time. According to the Oxford dictionary, the term abortion can be defined as, the deliberate termination of human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. There are two different types of abortion; a spontaneous abortion, which is also known as a miscarriage, and an induced abortion, where the embryo or fetus is purposely removed from the women’s body. The topic of induced abortion has been widely debated for hundreds of years....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Childbirth, Miscarriage]

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Gun Control : Crime Issue Or Rights Issue?

- Gun Control: Crime Issue or Rights Issue?  Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. To many people gun control is a crime issue, to others it is a rights issue. The US should not adopt stricter gun control laws because, it 's the best source of protection, laws will not control criminals, and it takes away your Second Amendment rights. The majority of U.S. gun owners does not represent a threat to society ( Gun Control Reform par. 1). The other part is either mentally ill or a criminal.   Many people will try to argue that the use of guns is dangerous, but it is the best source of protection in most cases....   [tags: Gun politics in the United States, Firearm]

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Overpopulation and Over- Consumption in India

- ... Many countries, especially less developed ones, prioritize males over females because of this reason. Lastly, unwanted pregnancy contributes to overpopulation because of the overall lack of knowledge about sexual relations and birth control in most societies. Consequentially, overpopulation has many negative effects. Most of the critical environmental issues today are a result of over-consumption, which coincides and is caused from overpopulation. Issues like air and water pollution, global warming, resource depletion, and the biodiversity crisis are caused by overpopulation....   [tags: countries, issue, standards, living]

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Analysis of YouTube Video Wealth Inequality in America

- ... The video heavily relies on polling data by Dan Ariely and Michael L. Norton in a 2011 article called Mother Jones, which showed Americans' mistaken expectations of wealth distribution Several topics are discussed throughout the video including, the 1% argument. It is argued and supported with data that 1 percent of the American populations holds the majority of the country’s wealth. The video looks for a simple way to explain this and does so with an illustration. They allow for the American population to be represented by 5,000 people....   [tags: charts, audience, issue]

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Holal Marketsrs and Brand

- ... 2.1 Ingredients Any product which has Halal logo on its packaging means that the company has made a promise that the ingredients used as well as manufacturing process is Halal (Tieman, 2008). Halal products should not be mixed with non-halal products because it will leave a impression on consumer that both products are same (Bruil, 2010). Consumers trust the Halal logo because they don’t have any other means to verify that the product they are going to purchase is Halal or not. Halal logo also plays are very important role for consumers who are not aware about the product manufacturing process (Andersen, 1994)....   [tags: product, consumer, behavior, issue]

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Catholic Church Stand on Stem Cell Research

- Stem cell research is a modern undertaking that holds the potential to drastically alter life as we know it. Stem cells have the ability to be used for a wide range of applications. Whether it is curing diseases, preventing genetic defects, or entirely altering genetic sequences – the possibilities that exist for their application are endless. Though scientists contend that their study holds many promises, institutions like the Catholic Church oppose their study on moral grounds. Even though stem cell research remains a contentious subject within the Catholic Church today, the institution’s position on the issue adds to support that the Church is moving away from taking extreme positions and...   [tags: moral, issue, science, debate]

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Eating Issues in Schools: A Journal Analysis

- Eating issues among young adults has been a problem that has been addressed for years, with efforts by school counselors to prevent and to help those that have been diagnosed with these disorders. This article covers anorexia and bulimia and how it affects young adults. It also provides information on a continuum of severity, including recommendations at each level for intervention and consultation according to research done by Jennifer Maskell Carney and Heather Lewy Scott. This article is interesting to me because I am currently raising two young girls who often feel that they are overweight....   [tags: weight, anorexia, bulima, issue]

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Policy Analysis that Relates to Crime

- The policy process is a long process that involves many steps and participants that deal with issues related to crime. Once the issues have been addressed and the policy has been created the policy then governs the criminal justice system. Some of the participants involved with the policy process are federal, state, and local government. The federal, state, and local governments all have roles in the development and implementation of the criminal justice system. Some of the roles of the federal and state governments are similar and others differ....   [tags: issue related to crime]

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Gun Control and School Shootings

- Gun control is both a crime issue, as well as a safety issue. It can range from moderate to extreme. Gun control goes as back as the 17th century where Japan was using guns for war making as to current tragedies occurring in schools. Guns have never disappeared, they have only multiplied in numbers to numerous amount of guns, ranging from small to big. Gun control isn't only a problem but it can also be solution depending on how it is being used and the person using it. Gun control can be controlled with many methods but in the end it matters how the person is going to use the weaponry....   [tags: crime issue, gun violence]

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Analysis of Wanted Poster, Offering a Reward for Information Leading to the Capture of the Kelly Gang

- The primary source that will be analysed is a poster titled “Wanted poster, offering a reward for information leading to the capture of the Kelly gang”. The Kelly gang consisted of four bushranger men, Edward (Ned) Kelly his brother Dan Kelly and two of their friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. Ned Kelly and his gang are one of Australia’s most famous historical figures. Throughout this text it explores a brief history leading to the creation of the poster, the intended audience, important features of the poster and also what can be learnt from the source....   [tags: history, political issue]

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Contaminated Beaches and Pollution

- People from all over the world go to beautiful beaches that are filled with water as clear as ice or as beautiful as diamonds. But, what will happen if we do not conserve the appealing sites that draw attraction to the public. Contaminated beaches has become a controversial issue to the public because of the causal problem, the harm to the people and marine animals, the government agencies supporting or opposing pollution, and the industries involved in creating such unlawful decisions. To create and find a solution, we must first find the core to the problem....   [tags: Issue, Vacation, Animals]

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The Big Issue in the North

- This essay will concentrate on the Big Issue in the North (BIIN) which is part of a social business with the solution and support systems to help eradicate social problems and create opportunities for people “who have had a raw deal in life”,(Swithinbank,2001) empowering them to change their lives. The BIIN is a limited company employing staff to write, design and distribute the magazine. Vendors buy the magazine for one pound and sell it for two pounds, making a 100 per-cent profit. Some of this money must be re-invested into buying more magazines; the rest is kept by the vendor....   [tags: Social Issues, Homelessness, Crime]

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The Issue Of Native Americans Mascots

- Introduction In recent months the issue of Native Americans mascots has resurfaced in the media. This time the debate revolved around public schools that are still using the derogatory term “Redskins” as a name, mascot, or nickname. This month California became the first state to ban the use of “Redskins” as the team name, mascot, or nickname of any public school. Although the issue of Native Americans being used as mascots is not a new issue the recent legislation passed by Gov. Jerry Brown has once again brought this issue to the surface....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Issue Of Amnesty On The United States

- The issue at hand is amnesty in the United States. This issue has become one of utmost importance to the people of the United States, as it is a hot topic in the Presidential primaries. There are currently over 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States (Alis Dicpinigaitis). Granting amnesty would be allowing these illegal immigrants to stay in the United States and earn citizenship, instead of being deported. The issue of amnesty is one that pours into other issues, such as the economy, national security, and crime....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The Issue Of Gun Violence

- In America, the issue of gun violence is often seen on the news and in articles online and in print. Many people believe that gun laws are fair and require no change while others believe that stricter gun laws will lower the overall rates of gun violence in America. Dan Gross is the president of the Brady Campaign and is a gun control activist. In February of 2016, Gross appeared at a TED Talks conference and gave a presentation on gun control and the need for change in order to lower gun violence overall....   [tags: Firearm, Gun violence in the United States]

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Underage Drinking Is A Serious Issue

- Addressing Underage Drinking Underage drinking is a serious issue. It is very common amongst young kids, and can create harmful effects, if not handled the right way. Pons Diez & Berjano (1999) state some of the issues that can come from drinking alcohol include: “cirrhosis, pancreatitis, hemorrhagic infarcts and some forms of cancer” (as cited in Seinfeld & Galarza, 2014). That is why the issue of underage drinking must be put under control. However, in order to do so, one must first understand the origin of underage drinking, listed statistics and facts, possible solutions for combating underage drinking, and understanding underage drinking from a Christian worldview before moving forward...   [tags: Drinking culture]

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The Issue Of The American Woman

- Description Time Magazine’s March 1972 issue had the words plastered “Special Issue, THE AMERICAN WOMAN” across the cover in a bright yellow band covering the name, TIME. In this image, it is best to work from the inside out. This issue of Time does not have any other words on the cover besides “TIME”, “Special Issue, THE AMERICAN WOMAN”, “Fifty Cents”, and “March 20, 1972”. The magazine has a red band around it, common for many issues of Time magazine. The title of the magazine, Time is white with a purple background....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Computer]

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A Policy Issue On The Healthcare Field

- A policy issue in the healthcare field that needs to be brought to the attention of local policymakers and legislatures is that of reducing the amount of needlestick or sharps device injuries by implementing safer medical devices in all healthcare facilities. With 385,000 needlestick or other sharps injuries occurring annually, this is an issue that is too important to not address. The current policy addressing this issue in Pennsylvania is House Bill 454 the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard Act. This act requires the department of health to establish a bloodborne pathogen standard to protect public employees....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider]

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The Issue Of Safe Drinking Water

- Introduction & Thesis My proposed Honours Research Paper will focus on First Nations’ basic right to clean water in Canada. The purpose of my paper will be to explore the relationship between law and First Nations’ right to clean water. The research question that I will be examining is: whether the Canadian government has been successful in its attempt to address the issue of safe drinking water through its policies. After having reviewed secondary resources, it is evident that there are gaps in literature around the issue of clean water in First Nations’ communities....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Water resources]

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The Issue Of Prison Overcrowding

- More on the issue of Prison overcrowding we see that policy by congress is not being done. Congress did pass the Prison Litigation Reform Act, under the Clinton administration in an omnibus appropriations bill. It is significant that the bill was not targeted towards overcrowding, but it was from congress to stop the excessive litigation by inmates and the involvement or oversight by the courts. The PLRA, was sort of counter productive because it did not achieve the interest of congress fully. Further, we see a sort of accidental or forced policy, the PLRA, that ended up being helpful to the courts and their intervention in Plata v....   [tags: Prison, Penology, United States Congress]

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The Issue Of Communicating And Collaborating

- Communicating and Collaborating I feel like my writing has improved so much this semester. The way I start my writing process is researching different issues I am interested in. And before I write anything I try to learn as much about that issue so I can make a none bias judgment on how I feel about the issue. The reason I choose the issue Woman in Combat and equality is because just this year in my husband’s unit there have been three women admitted into the Artillery division. And I never really noticed that there weren’t any women in his unit until then....   [tags: Woman, Writing, The Extra, Project]

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Global Warming Is An Important Issue

- Introduction: Global warming is an extremely important issue, as it not only affects one region of the globe, but the entire world. This issue is not just one that has presented itself recently; it has been an accumulative problem over many years. Global warming is a bi-product of man’s abuse of the environment since the industrial revolution. In addition, global warming continually affects the world today not just through the environment but the economy and politics as well. This issue of global warming is not one that ends with a simple solution within the next year....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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The Issue Of Mental Health

- The battle for children today is within the mind. Biologically everything links to the mind. How we learn, how we preserve ourselves, how we emotionally feel, and how we will act on our emotions all begin within our brains. Unfortunately we do not have the power to read children 's minds or receive a special tingly feeling when something is wrong with them. Problems can sport as fast as toddler can make a mess. The topic of mental health is almost taboo in our culture, and adding children to topic is like a semi-truck driving on thin ice....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychology, Childhood, Mind]

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Obesity as a Social Issue

- Obesity as a Social Issue Individual problems such as addictions, illnesses and mental depression stalk us throughout our lives, but there is more to addictions, illnesses and mental depression than meets the eye. A good example of this theory is obesity. Obesity in Australia is turning into a problem and as the rates of obesity increase each year, the larger the problem expands. According to sociologist, C. Mills, problems can be divided into either troubles or issues and more often than not, a problem which is seen as a person trouble, when looked at globally, is in fact a social issue....   [tags: illness, mental depression, food]

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The Issue Of National Geographic

- Exploring National Geographic The magazine industry has hundreds of different types of magazines, each trying to be fitted to a certain demographic of people based off interests and/or life styles. These companies attempt to have every aspect be appealing to the readers to keep them buying, much like a store decorates to attract their target buyers. For National Geographic, their company and magazine are prime examples that can be looked at to help understand why things are printed on the glossed papers each month....   [tags: Earth, Geography, Climate]

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The Issue Of Sexual Abuse

- The issue of sexual abuse is a continuing issue that currently has no sign of ceasing. According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), the website of an organization that supports victims of this crime, an incident involving sexual abuse occurs every 107 seconds. Overall, this statistic equates to a staggering 293,000 victims per year. These statistics prove that the issue of sexual abuse is a pressing issue that requires the full support of the government rather than a handful of nonprofit organizations....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sex offender]

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The Pro Side Of The Issue

- Issue Analysis • What are some of the strengths associated with the Pro side of the issue?  What are some of the weaknesses?            The Pro side of the issue gives women the encouragement to make the decision for “opting out” of their careers because of the commitments to childrearing and family. The most beneficial strengths of the Pro side of this issue are that children and one’s family benefit because otherwise children would spend the hours during which the parents are working away from home....   [tags: Family, Woman, Childhood, Gender role]

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The Issue Of Minimum Wage

- The election and how government officials are elected is vital to the United States’ identity as a Democratic Republic. To fully understand whether the election is fair to the average American citizen, these four things need to be looked at and understood; the Democratic and Republican platforms and who the reader agrees with, the procedure and requirements for getting on ballot to be elected into the House of Representatives, the many different parties of the United States, and the requirements and procedures for running for president....   [tags: President of the United States, Elections]

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The Issue Of Euthanasia And Assisted Suicide

- Each year in America there are an estimated 1.2 million new cancer cases diagnosed and 564,000 Americans will die of it. Many of these diagnosed cancer cases are terminal, meaning that there is no cure and they will die slowly and in most cases, in much pain. In situations like this, Euthanasia or assisted suicide is the only answer to end a long, painful and inevitable death, which is why I stand for the legalization of it in all fifty states. This paper will discuss the issue of euthanasia and possible solutions in order to legalize it....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Suffering, Law]

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The Issue Of Practice And Licensing Requirements

- Reading our third take-home case vignette C, reminded me of several ethical and legal issues as a future Marriage and Family therapist, should be aware of. Knowing these rules could help me to avoid making mistakes after graduation and work in a safe atmosphere with clear boundaries in which I have knowledge about my limitation as a therapist. In this paper, I will summarize the issues which I recognized in the Case Vignette C. The first issue that I am going to discuss is the MFT Scope of Practice and Licensing Requirements....   [tags: Psychology, Ethics, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry]

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The Issue Of Cyberbullying And Bullying

- The issue of CyberBullying and Bullying in the american school system has increased tremendously over the years. Bullying has become a huge problem in schools with kids between the grades of 6 to 10. Statistics show that about 30% of students are involved in bullying in the US and about 1 in every 5 admit that they are responsible for bullying their peers. About 77% of all students are being verbally bullied in the US. Being bullied can have an impact in the life of the victim and contributes to the development of depression or anxiety....   [tags: Bullying, High school, Abuse, Victim]

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The Global Issue Of Child Trafficking

- The Rationals The global issue I will be researching will be child trafficking. I picked child trafficking as my global issue because I would like to know how they get so many children, also what people do to them. But over all if anyone is doing anything to help and lower down the number of children that are being trafficked. In the 1400s to the 1600s Africans were trafficked in what we call the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.. Now children are being trafficked.....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Sexual slavery]

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The Issue Of Sex Trafficking

- There is no denying that Sex trafficking has become one of the most profound issues within society and on a global scale. In some ways sex trafficking can be labelled visible yet, we have full awareness that it occurs as well as the consequential impacts it has. It is through the understanding of exposure not only of the female body but human dignity and human rights that it seen as such an extensive issue. It has been an ongoing process for countless members within society including social workers, psychologists, sociologists, foundations as well as organisations to reduce, prevent and most certainly increase the awareness as well as punishment for sex trafficking....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Sex industry]

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The Issue Of Illegal Immigration

- Immigration There has been a lot of fuss over the issue of illegal immigration. It truly is one of America’s biggest problems, in my opinion. This has been an issue in our country for years and it is about time we resolve the issue. The two of our 2016 candidates had very different views on the situation and both felt very strongly about it. Hillary Clinton felt that it was unnecessary to take drastic measures when it came to immigration; When it came to border security she claimed that she would “ protect U.S....   [tags: Illegal immigration]

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The Issue Of Gun Control

- The final issue is, overcoming the emotional standpoints of both sides of the gun control argument, pro - guns and anti - guns. On one side you have the pro - gun population standing up for their rights and doing whatever it costs to keep them. The other side is the anti - gun population that have either lost loved ones or just simply are afraid of guns, and want all rights to own a firearm to be taken away. Chris Kyle, a former Navy Seal and sniper, was murdered at home by an ex - marine at a home range just outside of Fort Worth, Tx....   [tags: Firearm, Gun politics, Violent crime, Gun]

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Kashmir: The Unresolved Issue

- It has been around 19 years; I have grown up watching the news, listening to the radio about the poor voice of Kashmiris who have been kept hostage for over half a century. Who has been violence by none other than our so called friend Bharat, who has acted sarcastically with Kashmir. When we talk about the role of Pakistan in this core issue, so we don’t see actually any major role but yes we do arrange the rallies, we form human chains; we arrange exhibitions, We arrange seminars, we do talk about the change but never by our heart, we regularly watch many leaders making their fake promises especially on the Kashmir day....   [tags: Informative Essay]

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The Issue Of The Drug War

- Obama has displayed a determination to not take any strong action at the executive level regarding the drug war. He has even mocked the idea publicly. For example, at a time when the economy was nose diving (663,000 Americans lost their jobs that month), the most popular issue from a Presidential town hall meeting on March 26, 2009 was whether the President believed that legalizing marijuana would have positive economic potential. Obama chuckled at even considering the idea and stated, “I don’t know what this says about the online audience.” Likewise, most of the audience in attendance mindlessly laughed along with him....   [tags: Republican Party, Democratic Party, Libertarianism]

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The Issue Of Modern Day Slavery

- Is the history of slavery repeating itself. How can the issue about modern day slavery, such as human trafficking, go unnoticed. Many people might think that slavery is a thing of the past. In fact, the slavery of colonial period mutated to modern day slavery which is largely known as human trafficking. The thirteenth amendment was successful in abolishing slavery overtly. However, the concept of slavery became a global underground issue in the society of 21st century, just like after civil right movements racism thought to be ended but became modern racism....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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The Non Issue Of Immigration

- The “Non-Issue” Of Immigration Each year, tons of immigrants from neighboring countries pour onto American soil in search for better opportunities and a more feasible quality of life. Many on the run from religious persecution, political oppression, or even the oppression of civil liberties. Those non-native to the United States often hold the “American Dream” as a quality of life only attainable once reaching the afterlife. This notoriety has become somewhat of a cradle of pride for American politicians who love to apple-polish the voting American public....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Is Overpopulation A Minor Issue?

- Today the world’s population is 7.3 billion people and it keeps growing according to the U.S Census. Population growth has been rapidly increasing and it has become one of the biggest issues we have today. Throughout time population growth has increased slowly due to diseases, climate disasters, and other similar things. However, recently the human population growth has been increasing rapidly. This has become an issue because it has affected our economic, environmental, and social aspects of the world....   [tags: World population, Human, Population growth]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- Because the harsh realities of global warming are seen and felt more and more each year, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon held a UN Climate Summit on September 23 at the headquarters in New York. Even though a couple of world leaders failed to show, the vast majority of those invited did show and were able to reach an agreement that actions must be taken immediately in order to help ensure the survival of ourselves and our planet. Some even presented their own plans of how they will curb carbon emission and help contribute to this cause....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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The Controversial Issue Of Satire

- John Oldham once said “I wear my Pen as others do their Sword. To each affronting sot I meet, the word is Satisfaction: straight to thrusts I go, and pointed satire runs him through and through.” Satire works as a weapon to challenge ideas in society. Satire is the use of humor, irony, or exaggeration to uncover and criticize absurd ideas in society that people might not otherwise question. Confronting an issue with satire makes the audience more aware and open to new ideas, making them more likely to agree with the author....   [tags: Satire, Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal]

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The Issue Of Capital Punishment

- When the issue of capital punishment arises within a conversation, there are countless arguments that focus on the positive and negative effects of the issue. To say that life is a precious commodity is an understatement. When a life is taken by other than natural means, the delicate balance of justice is disturbed. Can we continue to allow individuals to get away with this without the fear of reprisal. A gargantuan amount of effort is instilled during the pretrial, trial, and appeals to minimize and eliminate the chance of an innocent individual being sentenced to death....   [tags: Murder, Capital punishment, Prison, Penology]

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Overpopulation Is An Issue Of Overpopulation

- Overpopulation is an issue that majority in the world may never face, however, the ones that do experience this issue know the struggles that it can pose to the overall quality of life. There are multiple reasons on why overpopulation is an issue and why it can affect quality of life, but ones that have a major impact on the world is the shortage of food, overconsumption of fossil fuels, and decline in health care. These specific issues were selected as a result of the widespread availability of information....   [tags: World population, Overpopulation]

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The Issue Of Gender Neutral Bathrooms

- Recently, there has been an uproar of debates on the topic of gender neutral bathrooms. Most of the debates have had to deal with the LGBTQ+ community trying to use the bathroom they identify with. However, these debates have mainly focused on transgenders, “transgender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate” (GLADD). There has been several bills that “have been filed in three states to prevent transgender people from using bathrooms consistent with their gender identity” (Tannehill)....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity, Gender role]

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Depression As A Mental Issue

- Depression As A Mental Issue Within the spectrum of Mental health issues there has been discussion on what depression is classified as within the Mental health scope; on whether depression is a mental illness, a mental disorder, or simply a state of mind. In my research I have found that the issue of depression is all of these varying on the situation or symptoms of one’s depression. Depression can be both a mental illness, a mental disorder, and simply a state of mind. There are many arguments to be made against this statement....   [tags: Psychology, Medicine, Mental disorder, Brain]

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The Issue Of Childhood Obesity

- The issue of childhood obesity is a long-existing problem still prevalent today, and popular opinion blames television, claiming that it affects the minds of children in negative ways. This is the belief, but the issue may not be as clear cut as most think. Three articles discuss the effects of television ads on childhood obesity and use various genres to persuade readers to accept their differing claims on this singular issue. Alice Park, a TIME magazine writer and author of The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives, claims that too much television promotes unhealthy eating habits in children in her article “It’s the Ads, Stupid: Why TV Leads to Obesity.” Because the...   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Infomercial]

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Abortion : A Controversial Issue

- Abortion has been a controversial issue that goes back to about 50 years ago. Many people have different opinions on whether it should be legal to abort at any time a woman does not want her baby. Others believe a woman should not abort the fetus and that it’s considered a life and act against God. There are many opinions about this topic and its one of the biggest problems our country is facing. Let’s begin with what abortion means. Abortion in medical terms is the termination and or removal of the fetus from the womb....   [tags: Abortion, Human rights, Pregnancy, Roe v. Wade]

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The Issue Of Net Neutrality

- With the rapidly growing internet, the issue of net neutrality is perhaps more important now than ever before. Net neutrality is the principle that has been brought up within the most recent years, that handles the issue with how the internet should be regulated. With open internet net neutrality, Internet service providers (ISPs), are bound to enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and they are incapable of favoring or blocking particular products or websites. This goes along with the concept of treating ISPs as common carriers....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Bullying : Why It Still An Issue?

- Bullying: Why it Still an Issue. The issue of bullying is not a new one, but it is worse than ever. Despite the fact that bullying has been around for decades, it was not however officially recognized as social problem until an article in 1862 was published in The Times. The article went on to state that a soldier died from being bullied (Koo, 2007). According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, a bully is defined as “a blustering browbeating person; especially: one habitually cruel to others who are weaker”....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Verbal abuse, Teasing]

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The Ethical Issue Of Euthanasia

- Throughout the duration of this course we have talked about many of today’s most controversial issues. Reflecting upon these different topics have conditioned me to think in ways I have not thought in before. Since these ethical topics are so controversial they require a great amount of critical thinking, and for each topic this critical thinking has challenged me. Out of the topics same sex marriage, euthanasia, assassination, world poverty and hunger, facebook friendship, and abortion, euthanasia is probably the most controversial issue that challenged my morals, and critical thinking on my morals....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Euthanasia]

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The Issue with Sex Trafficking in the US

- Human trafficking is a major issue prevalent around the world and within the boundaries of our own country. Many people have come to accept trafficking and other forms of prostitution as socially acceptable. And although most people have come to understand the injustices of the issue, there are certain policies and even values that supersede the morality. With over tens of thousands of women and young children being bought and sold into slavery every day, it becomes clear that this is an issue that needs to be more seriously addressed....   [tags: human trafficking, prostitution, selling sex]

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The Controversial Issue of Job-Outsourcing

- ... Another pertinent piece of information included in Blinder’s account was his prediction that a great amount of jobs would be lost in the near future. “We speak of computer programing, book-keeping, graphic design and other careers once thought firmly planted in American soil” (Harrop 130) Harrop’s use of other sources helps give more credibility to the essay; however, it can decrease the complexity. After Blinder’s thoughts Harrop begins to add her own ideas. She says that, although many people are unsure how to solve the issue at hand, they need to look into the H-1B visa program to get a better understanding about how the visas work....   [tags: regulations, India, economy]

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