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America’s Adaptation to the World of Factories and Machines

- Technology, when introduced to countries, was either easily adapted or was not accepted initially. Americans took to technology quickly and adapted to it as quick as they could. In the beginning they did not see anything but benefits from it. They now had the ability to create their own products instead of getting expensive foreign luxuries. But with everything new there are always some critiques about the new technology. Some critiques came with the fact that the factories were affecting nature....   [tags: materialism, new technology, factories]

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Factories and Slums in Victorian England

- As the old agriculture system declined it gave birth to a new era known as the Industrial Revolution. This change led to the growth of factories and production of textiles. Even though people could argue that factories and slums were not terrible, during the Victorian England period, both those places had harsh and unsanitary conditions because the people who lived in the slums had an uninhabitable environment and factories had cruel and harsh surroundings. During the Victorian England period people were slowly changing their ways of life....   [tags: industrial revolution, machine, workers]

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Production Plants and Factories in Asia

- With the migration of production plants and factories to Asian countries, as well as service being outsourced to Asia, Asian countries experienced a booming economy in the 21st century (Kenny 2014). This caused rapid developments and urbanization, such as rapid industrial productions, discovery of natural resources, and built environments to fit social and economic needs (Indrawati 2013). However, the prosperity that Asian countries experiences comes with a cost which exceeds monetary value in human society – The environment....   [tags: Rapid Developments, Urbanization, Asian Countries]

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Behind Meat and Meat Factories

- ... Even if there is meat available, it is extremely expensive and is eaten on special occasions. Here in the states and most first world countries, meat is found in abundance and can be cheaper than plant produce. The large production in the meat industry made meat cheaper. A surprising fact that “70 percent of grain produced is fed to animals” (Motavalli). The amount of grain put into an animal and the amount of meat that is produced is less than the grains. The same applies for fresh water. Hypothetically, the grain could be able to feed starving communities in third world countries....   [tags: antibiotics, vegan, vegetarian, diet, food]

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Historical Analysis on Factories

- How would you feel about being age ten and working twelve hour shifts with dangerous machery. It's not safe, you're risking your life, and harming yourself. People were tied to those machines. You want to quit, but you know your family needs the money. Even though you boss sometimes didn’t pay you. Factories are what started the Industrial Era, which started in England. The first factories had problems, progress, and promises. They weren’t perfect, but it lead these people closer to the world we know today....   [tags: industrial era, water frame, machines, hard work]

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life in the factories

- Western Civilization Life in the Factories The 19th century in England was an expanding time especially considering England was enveloped in the Industrial Revolution. Many factories were expanding and growing and needed people to fill the jobs that they had. Although many these factories were growing they were not able to keep up with the population, which was growing more rapidly than anything. When these factories went to find people they were able to find many that would need jobs and would work for less than the people that had the jobs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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American Factories

- American factories began to develop during the industrial revolution. The factory finally emerged fully in the nineteenth- century. The industry was stocked with machines that were aimed at developing the industry at a fast rate. Many of the machines could move on their own controlled by a large wheel that was often placed at their base. As the nation continued to experience revolution of its machines, it also continued work on its infrastructure. In the half of the nineteenth century, the railroad network widened and the mechanizing of many complicated crafts erupted hence the deepening of mechanization in American society, which is more advantageous than disadvantageous....   [tags: mechanization, industrial revolution, workers]

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Children Working In The Factories during the British Industrial Revolution

- The British industrial revolution (1770 - 1850) had a super negative impact on the right of children. Since child labour was already a pervasive problem during the 17th century in Britain, the industrial revolution simply just made child labour even more overflowed. It was extremely unfair compare these thousands of children who worked non-stopping and suffered throughout their whole childhoods with the other normal kids who were at school and lived happily. However there had not been much things done to change this terrible fact....   [tags: British industrial revolution, child labor, factor]

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Clothing Factories: Hennes Women´s Clothing in Sweden

- Sixty seven years ago one of the most successful clothing stores opened up just for women's clothing in Sweden. Eleven years later the original “Hennes” changed its names to Hennes & Mauritz. “Hennes” means “for her” in Swedish. The store began to sell men and women's clothing after Erling Persson and Mauritz Widforss met and became business partners. Originally Mauritz Widforss owned a store that was mainly focused on selling things for fisherman. Erling Persson decided to buy Widforss’ store and together they created H&M....   [tags: H&M, latest fashion, collections]

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Textile Factories Overseas: Making Clothing for US Consumers

- We have become a nation of consumers. Demanding consumers. We want a lot and we want it cheap. Unfortunately, cheap comes at a cost. A cost that goes to people miles away, people we don’t know and most of us are likely never to meet. People working in factories located in China, Bangladesh, the Philippines and more. Any clothing tag will tell you where it came from, but it won't tell you the name or age of the person who made it. It won’t tell you that those people make less money every year than the average person living in the US makes in a month....   [tags: Sewing, Cotton]

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Apple 's Supplier : Code Of Conduct And Foxconn 's Chinese Factories

- Case Study 3 “Discussion Case: Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct and Foxconn’s Chinese Factories” Simone DeVane Saint Leo University 1. Has Apple demonstrated global corporate citizenship. Why or why not. What is global corporate citizenship. What is involved with the evolution of this process. Lawrence and Weber (2014) explains it as a system of an organization pledging its social and environmental accountability globally, rather than only locally. It is a melding of financial and social performance, or “capitalism with a social conscience” (Lawrence & Weber 2014 pg....   [tags: External auditor, Audit, Financial audit, Auditing]

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What Responsibility Does Nike Have For Conditions Of Work At Foreign Factories Making Its Products?

- Introduction The majority of multinational corporations have elected to outsource their production processes to Asia in countries such as Indonesia, China, and Vietnam. The logic behind such practices is that moving production abroad is that costs are significantly lower when compared to the costs if production is based in the States. Companies such as Nike have embraced the practice of using foreign factories to manufacture its products. Labor conditions and wages are two issues that have courted concern for the company....   [tags: Social responsibility]

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Analyzing the View that Weavers and Their Families Were Better off Before Factories Started

- Analyzing the View that Weavers and Their Families Were Better off Before Factories Started The weavers all used to work at home before the factories began. They would work as a family each person doing their own bit. The domestic system was a good idea because you will be keeping all of the profits. This means that you might be earning more then if you worked in a factory, so you would be better off. Also if you had very young children who weren't old enough to work you'll be able to look after them without worrying about taken time of work and loosing money....   [tags: Papers]

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Above and Beyond Nursing : The Contributions of Women to the War Effort

- The first war contributions of women were as “Nursing Sisters”, who went overseas to care for the sick and wounded in times of conflict. However, it was during World War One that the roles of women in wars began to expand. Most Canadian women stayed on the home front to join the land army, work at munitions factories or support the war in their free time. Canadian women greatly contributed to the war efforts beyond just the role of nursing. A great example of this includes, but is not limited to, their involvement in the farming industry....   [tags: nursing, farming, workforce, factories]

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The Postive Economic Changes in the Industrial Revolution

- The Industrial Revolution was a time of change. The growth of factories replaced the home industries and started the development of large cities. These growing cities with their factories created changes not only to the people’s working conditions but also to the transportation and type of labor. There were many positive economic changes and advancements however, along with those positive economic changes there were many negative changes to the social life and the workers overall health. 3Life in the factory was most challenging for the first generation of industrial workers who still remembered the slower and more flexible pace of country life....   [tags: factories, conditions, transporation, labor]

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The Industrial Revolution Was a Time of New Methods of Work, Invention, Products, and Jobs As Well As Poorer Conditions

- ... One negative effect of the Industrial Revolution was the poor working conditions; this was a big problem during the time. Many people, who worked in factories, worked in tight, dirty spaces with poor lighting. Many people were also injured; sometimes the injuries were even fatal. In Joseph Hebergram’s testimony to the Sadler committee in Document 1 he stated that he had damaged lungs and his leg muscles didn’t function properly and won’t support the weight of is bones due to the dust in factories and being overworked....   [tags: technology, factories, luxuries ]

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Horrible Working Conditions During the Industrial Revolution

- ... For those who worked in factories, life wasn’t any better. Workers received very low pay and worked long hours. Some workers had to work seven days a week, and sometimes those workers were children. Workers under 16 had to labor long hours and received even less the pay as an adult. The factories were unsafe as well, so not only were workers receiving low wages, but they also were putting their lives at risks. Women’s hair would get caught in machines, limbs would get stuck in a machine, and children would fall asleep working on a machine....   [tags: factories, mines, children]

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The Best Mistake Our World Has Ever Made: The Industrial Revolution

- ... As I sit here now, I hear a train running in the distance. This way of transportation is an excellent way that helps many individuals. Without our remarkable inventions, transporting of goods and pedestrians to their destinations wouldn’t be as efficient and effective as they are now. The trains come from certain occupations or jobs sites located throughout our town. Our coal mines load coal into our trains and they get transported to our factories. Our wonderful factories may be big, space consuming, and unhealthy....   [tags: society, transportation, factories]

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Britain During the Industrialization Era of the 17th and 18th Centuries

- Industrialization In 17th And 18 Century Britain in the eighteenth century was an all round different place. It is said that the fastest thing on the planet was a galloping horse. People had to rely upon themselves and their communities to provide the vast majority of the things that they needed. The main occupation of the time was agriculture. Clothing was produced locally, making use of animal hides and furs. The people being generally poor, nylon wasn’t an option and cotton wasn’t imported in large quantities....   [tags: Steam Engine, Population, Factories]

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How the Industrial Revolution Affected the World

- ... This in turn could be used to help with draining the mines, providing a source of water for the canal.” Canals changed the way we collected goods, and they made it much more facile to transport them. In addition with the invention of the steam engine came the steam locomotive. As the development of steam engines progressed through the 18th century, various attempts were made to apply them to road and railway us. In 1812 Matthew Murray was the first to build a successful steam locomotive, and it hauled 27 carts of around 95 tonnes at 3 mph....   [tags: factories, job, machinery, transporation]

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Women's Roles of the Great War

- On July 8th, 1914 the way Women were perceived changed forever. July 8th, 1914 was the start of the Great War. The Great War was not only a vigorous combat fought for fours years, but it was a change in women’s history as well. World War One permitted Women to have the opportunity to labor alongside the men towards the nationwide aim of conquest and triumph. The War allowed the women to get rid of their home life and move into a more prominent role allowing them to change the way society looked at them....   [tags: labor, red cross, factories]

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Why the South Lost the Civil War

- The Civil War was not the defeat of a hopeless rebellion. The Confederates had legitimate opportunity to win independence, but they failed to capitalize on it. The South’s chances at victory were not remote; rather they could expect to win. The ultimate cause of the South’s failure was a lack of aggression in all aspects. The two times the Confederates attacked the North at Antietam and Gettysburg, the results were catastrophic because of a lack of strategy. An offensive plan of war does not necessarily mean charging right at an opponent, who in this case had more than three times the number of men as the Confederates....   [tags: confederates, factories, union]

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Chemicals and Pesticides Found in the Great Lakes

- ... Pesticides can affect fish’s hormones. This causes endocrine disruption. It can affect population of fish which can be bad for the water environment. The Citarum River that is located in Indonesia is arguably the most polluted river in the river. It is covered in debris floating across Its surface. Textile factories populate the banks of the river which unleash its harmful chemicals in the river. Some of the dangerous chemicals in the river are lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, and pesticides....   [tags: textile factories, alkylphenols ]

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What Are the Effects of Poverty on Children in Lagos, Nigeria?

- RESEARCH PROPOSAL PARTICIPANTS Primary school teachers and social workers working with the affected children are my participants. RESEARCH QUESTION What are the effects of poverty on children in Lagos Nigeria. LITERATURE REVIEW In Nigeria about 63% of the citizens live in abject poverty. Many of them lack basic amenities like clean water and sanitation. About 63% of the population live under $1 on a daily basis. Despite the fact that the economy is growing, poverty should rather be declining but increasing instead....   [tags: poverty, citizen, factories]

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Arrival of Industry Brings Suffering to Countryside by Louisa Lim

- In an article on NPR called “Arrival of Industry Brings Suffering to Countryside” written on May 19, 2006, Louisa Lim discusses in a conversation with a farmer from a rural village, “That factory makes a lot of money," he says. "Government departments gain a lot of tax revenue from it, so when it comes to our problems, they just push us aside. Nobody cares about us farmers”(Louisa Lim). In Globalization: The Making of World Society by Frank J. Lechner and Post American World, 2.0 by Fareed Zakaria, the two works deal with the rise of globalization....   [tags: factories, farmers, rural villages]

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Environmental Impact Assessment: Identifying the Environmental Effects of a Project

- ... Impact significance determination is prediction of impact magnitude (Thompson, 1990). It is considering impact characteristics such as magnitude, duration, frequency, spatial distribution, reversibility, likelihood) (Beanlands & Duinker, 1983). According to Canter & Canty (1993), impact significance determination has conceptual relationship with screening and scoping. Screening and scoping are performed before a project implementation to check whether environmental impact study is needed or not but in this study the impacts significance determining is performed during the production process of the factory to decide further monitoring and controlling direction on the significant impacts....   [tags: data, local communities, factories]

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Technological Advancement: Alteration of Food Ways

- Technological advancement: Alteration of food ways In this day and age, almost everyone is occupied with their daily live, disregarding global, industrial and environmental dilemmas. Whether individuals deliberately choose to abandon this subject, or they genuine lack education, there decisions contribute to food production. Food is served for humans, so if they don't care about its foodways, why should companies. In addition, U.S and global culture’s rapid advancement in technology is reflected in the changing nature of food production and consumption....   [tags: production, factories, meat]

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The Prevelence of Child Labor Yesterday and Today

- Child labor, an illegal course of action that increases work rate, production, and most of all, profit. This method of mass-production began in the early years of the Industrial Revolution. A big cause of child labor was the big business owners needed people to work in their factories; they chose children because of their relatively low level of education, lack of knowledge of their human rights, and accepted low pay. The employers should have a responsibility to tell the children their rights, what they’re doing, and what they’re getting for it....   [tags: laws, factories, hazardous]

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Immigration During The Gilded Age

-   “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”, three common goals immigrants came to America seeking with hopes of the promise to prosper and gain success. However, during the Gilded Age it seemed as though these were attainable only for the select few, while others left the land they knew to spend their lives toiling away in pursuit of the American dream, many never understanding how unattainable it really was. While the Gilded Age was a time of an industrial boom and a growing economy, those working by the sweat of their brow to make the success of this time possible, were not actually ever grasping this wealth, but rather putting right back into the pockets of the wealthy....   [tags: american dreams, factories]

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Environment: What is Deep Econoly?

- Over the past few centuries industrialism has engulfed the modern world. Despite the many advances brought about by the use of machinery and factories, these innovationsproduce copious amounts of carbon emissions, which haveled to the development of numerous environmental hazards. The effect of industrialism on the environment is something that could only be seen clearly years later. As we search for a solution to this and other pressing ecological problems, we must come from a perspective that takes industrialism, as part of the problem, into account....   [tags: industrialism, machinery, factories]

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Environment versus Economic Development

- After the age of machines, especially in British, the height of people is shortest during human's history (Clark, 68). In this period, people began to use high-polluted machine ran by oils or coal, for example, cars and trains. The massive revolution and development was beginning. The people suffered from pollution and their health was affected badly. No one previously expected that British would be better in 21 century; however now, it has become one of the great cities in the world. Many people believe that economic development is caused by destruction of environment, but it is obviously proved that environment is improved as economic development....   [tags: pollution, health, factories]

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The Holocaust in Denmark

- The Holocaust in Denmark: A review of the BBC Documentary: “Auschwitz: The Nazis and the’ Final Solution’ On the background of the Second World War, the Holocaust or the ethnic cleansing of the Jews happened, as a result of the Nazi policies of repression. The Holocaust is one the most traumatic historical events for humanity, and it shows us what humankind is possible of doing regarding the other people of a certain ethnicity. The historical documentary realized by BBC-“Auschwitz: The Nazis and the ‘Final Solution’’’ provides us with a remarkable source of information regarding the outcomes of the Nazi regime, focusing on the policies of repression held on the Jews, Soviet...   [tags: nazi, documentary, factories of death]

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The Swoosh Logo That Started It All

- I believe the purpose of Nike is to inspire individuals to be spontaneous and to go after whatever they desire. In this case, the children in the advertisement decided to jump into a lake without any hesitation. The outlined text inspired them to “Just do it.” I see that Nike wants its organization and consumers to be spontaneous individuals who rise to the occasion, and strive to achieve whatever they desire. The trademark all started in nineteen-sixty four by a track runner named Phillip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman, the forefather of the company called Blue Ribbon Sports....   [tags: nike, sweatshops, factories, goods, company]

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The Influence of Air Pollution on Human Health

- Introduction The main authors’ purpose for writing the articles is to inform people about the influence of air pollution on the human health and determine all chemical pollutants into the atmosphere. Dr, Schrank’s, the author one of the articles, has been doing environmental investigation over the course of his life. Obviously, he drew attention to such important issue as air pollution and health. I did focus on these articles because air pollution is actually a global problem around the world, and this problem will probable never be solved completely....   [tags: plants, factories, mental disorders, scientists]

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Case-Documentary: Child Slavery in the Chocolate Factories

- ... It is often found that mangers are described in similar context as leaders. Managers and leaders are expected to inspire and motivate followers to act with exemplary behaviour. In response to slavery within cocoa farming, my first measure as a manager would be to erect objectives which yield measurable results to ensure the progression of abolishing child exploitation. For example, I would choose to seek alternative cocoa sourcing and my goal would to eliminate sourcing from unethical farms and form partnerships with more ethical plantations....   [tags: farmers, west africa, plantations]

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Prisons: Criminal Producing Factories

- The purpose of prison is to punish the offender and act as a deterrent to those who commit crime. Prison is necessary to contain dangerous and violent offenders; it is not an effectual system of criminal reform because it does not stop re-offending. Our prisons have become community wastebaskets and the only way to put the boot in this costly tendency is to supply effective drug treatment, mental health care, and community sentences. Prison should be reserved for dangerous and violent offenders, with tough alternative penalties for less serious offences and very low risk offenders At midyear 2004 The Nation's prisons and jails incarcerated over 2.1 million persons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Child Labor

- Kids working in factories, handling dangerous equipment, potentially hurting themselves. This is everyday life for children in other countries. Everyday kids lose their innocence, they experience something that is grueling and back-breaking everyday for, most likely, for their lives. Children are considered the future, they are to be nurtured, cared, have a childhood, they are to be loved, to be raised fairly as they pave the way for humans, the next generation, so the world would have better technological advancement, medicine and overall a better world, so it is best to set them to a straight path....   [tags: kids, factories, poverty]

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Women And Work In The 19th Century

- During the 19th century, change was in the air. Industrialization, involving the movement of labor and resources away from agriculture and toward manufacturing and commercial industries, was in progress. As a result, thousands of women were moving from the domestic life to the industrial world. During the 19th century, the family economy was replaced by a new patriarchy which saw women moving from the small, safe world of family workshops or home-based businesses to larger scale sweatshops and factories....   [tags: Females Labor Force Work Factories]

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Chocolate Store

- Chocolate Store Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory or RMCF for short is a franchise store with the parent company located in Durango, Colorado which was established in 1981.There are many different Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factories around the U.S. and there are a few in Michigan.There is the one I work at in Somerset Mall in Troy, one at Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights and another one at Great Lakes Crossing to name a few.The particular store that I work in has been there for 3 ½ years (since Somerset North has opened) and was previously owned by a man for about a year and a half when he decided to sell it to the current owner and my boss Alan Rosen.The store is located in Somerset Mall...   [tags: Factories Jobs Employment Essays]

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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - Lasting Effects

- INTRODUCTION On March 25, 1911, 146 garment factory workers their lives in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. In less than an hour, these workers died from asphyxiation, burns, or jumping to their deaths in a futile attempt at escape (McGuire, 2011). The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory the eighth through tenth floors of New York City’s Asch building, and employed approximately 700 workers, 500 of them young women and girls (McGuire, 2011). A fire quickly broke out on the eighth floor shortly before the end of the work day....   [tags: safety measures in factories]

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The LED Lighting Industry and Construction

- There are an abundance of applications available for LED lighting. Some of these include: LEDs in Industry: Industrial sized buildings such as an airport/factory are running lights for 24 hours 7 days a week. This means that the electricity usage is very high. The fact that the ceilings in these large industrial buildings are very high means that light maintenance procedure is timely therefore costly. Not to mention the cost involved in the replacement of the bulbs themselves. The use of LED lights would improve this situation dramatically....   [tags: buildings, airports, factories]

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Martin Ritt’s Norma Rae

- Martin Ritt’s Norma Rae Martin Ritt’s Norma Rae portrays the plight of the Southern factory worker during the 1970’s. As the film progresses and Norma Rae fights for her rights, it is difficult to believe that economic system under which she works is that of capitalism. Yet, the very idea that she is able to advocate for her self and for others, as workers in a factory with the support of a union organizer, demonstrates the role of the worker in a capitalist society. Norma Rae was able to form a union because the system maintained that she had the authority to do so....   [tags: Capitalism Factories Essays]

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Factores psicologicos y sociales asociados a la depresion postparto

- FACTORES PSICOLOGICOS Y SOCIALES ASOCIADOS A LA DEPRESION POSTPARTO. Sumario La depresión después del embarazo es una fase por la cual la mujer pasa diferentes cambios físicos y sociales ya que el infante viene a cambiar la vida tanto en pareja como en la familia, factores importantes se asocian a la falta de apoyo familiar o bien de la pareja, la depresión postparto se caracteriza por un estado de tristeza profunda posterior al nacimiento de su hijo. El presente proyecto pretende describir los factores psicosociales que se asocian a la depresión postparto en el Hospital de la Mujer en Morelia Michoacán con Mujeres que se encuentren en el área de ginecología por alguna complicación....   [tags: embarazo, sentimientos]

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Fistula perianal criptoglandular y factores de crecimiento

- Fístula Perianal Criptoglandular La enfermedad fistulosa constituye una de las patologías anorrectales más frecuentes y aunque existen pocos datos acerca de su verdadera prevalencia, se estima que puede significar entre el 10 al 30 % de las intervenciones coloproctológicas(1). Es conocida desde la antiguedad y ya aparece descrita en el Corpus Hippocraticum(2), que ya recoge su tratamiento mediante el uso de sedales o la puesta a planto. Ya en el siglo XIV John Arderne(3), publica un monográfico que describe tratamientos muy similares a los aplicados en la actualidad....   [tags: enfermedad, etiología, infección]

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The Price of Cheap Labor: Exploitation in Sweatshops

- Exploitation in Sweatshops U.S. companies hoping to lower costs and increase production is resulting in exploitation of laborers, in factories around the world, who are working for extremely low pay and in substandard conditions. Factories that fail to offer their employees fair working conditions, living wages, and those that utilize child labor can be considered sweatshops. There are differing opinions about who should be held responsible for the conditions in these factories and also what should be done about the factories identified as sweatshops....   [tags: human rights, fair trade, policy]

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Industrial Revolution And Its Effect On Society

- Our world is constantly changing. From the people to the lifestyles, to the population, to how things are manufactured. With an always-changing world, it would make sense to adapt to a changing environment. There is an exponential growth of people in this world that never shows signs of stopping. An increase in population requires an increase of necessities and desirable objects. The only logical way of manufacturing items is through major factories. Where there is positive growth there is likely to be negative effects....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Mass production]

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The State of Georgia: The Empire State of the South

- ... William Schley and by 1840 the state could boast fourteen cotton factories containing at least 16,635 spindles and involving a capitalization of more than $500,000. Georgia's textile industry seemed capable of endless expansion, with large profits for all who invested. In 1844 the Athens Manufacturing Company declared a 24 percent dividend on its stock, and Henry Merrell, the factory manager at the newly constructed Curtwright Factory in Greene County, expected to make similar profits for the foreseeable future....   [tags: textile production, cotton, industrialists]

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Water Pollution And Its Effects On Society

- Significantly water is the universal solvent and factories are dumping wastewater into surrounding water areas and causing it to become polluted. Factories in the United States pollute water, which has an effect on society in many different ways. Not only do factories release wastewater which contained harmful chemicals in order to keep moving forward without taking responsibility for the greater effects, but it caused society and what they are doing to the environment. Wastewater from factories suggest a type of water pollution that causes many problems in the environment from the harmful chemicals and can be dangerous....   [tags: Water, Groundwater, Water pollution]

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Industrialization Of The Industrial Revolution

- The Industrial Revolution was when a change occurred of how goods were made and sold. Before the Industrial Revolution, people made goods by hand and in their homes. The Industrial Revolution really changed the world; it brought better economic opportunities and opened doors for many Americans. Three major aspects of industrialization that influenced US society, economy, and politics were technology, rise of factories, and urbanization. Technology played a major role because a lot of inventions were created during this time....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory]

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Nike 's Ethics And Standards

- Nike has responsibility for the working conditions of their employees who produce Nike products. In cases of multinational companies, the question of whose ethics and standards to follow is often disputed. Best judgement and reasoning and a combination of the countries’ standards combine to decide on appropriate treatment. In Nike’s case, as part of their strategy, they moved work overseas to save on labor costs. However, the employees still work in Nike factories making Nike products, and Nike has responsibility to protect their working conditions and workers’ rights....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Social responsibility]

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Nike 's Ethics And Standards

- Nike has a responsibility for the working conditions of their employees who produce Nike products. In cases of multinational companies, the question of whose ethics and standards to follow is in dispute. Best judgement and reasoning and a combination of the countries’ standards combine to decide on appropriate treatment. In Nike’s case, as part of their strategy, they moved work overseas to save on labor costs. However, the employees still work in Nike factories making Nike products, and Nike has responsibility to protect their working conditions and workers’ rights....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Social responsibility]

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The Labor Force since the First Industrial Revolution

- ... Lowell provided girls with work, supervised housing, and regular pay for a few years. This was a dramatic change for these girls because they moved into dorms in the city, while leaving their families back home. These girls still receive low pay for long hours of work. “By the 1830s women made up approximately 80% of the textile mill work force in America” (103). Women’s involvement in the workforce proves that they could also earn an income just like men. The women working in the factories were beginning to realize that they also had an influence in the workforce and it changed their viewpoint of what they were capable of doing....   [tags: working women and children]

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Nike and Ethica Problems Regarding Outsourcing and Sweatshops

- Nike is an American multinational corporation that designs, develops, and sells footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories; however, it does not actually own any of the locations that manufacture their products. Nike has been under attack for having their products produced at facilities that exploit workers. Having previously admitted to less than ideal conditions at several of these facilities, Nike now claims to have improved their standards. Nike is not responsible, technically, for the conditions in the factories that manufacture their products; however, deliberately and selfishly subcontracting to factories that exploit their workers is of questionable ethics....   [tags: Production, Company]

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Organizing Women Workers ( 1887 )

- Organizing Women Workers (1887) Leonora M. Barry was born in County Cork, Ireland, on August 13th, 1849. She was raised by her parents, John and Honor Granger Kearney (en.wikipedia.org). Leonora lost her mother at an early age and faced many family hardships. But, she persevered and became a school teacher at the age of 15. In 1880, Leonora’s husband died and she was left to raise three children alone. Leonora needed money so she got a job in a factory where she worked for two years. The factory was a miserable place to work with terrible hourly wages....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Writing]

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Sweat Shops in Mexico

- Imagine working tirelessly in a factory all day with the constant pressure of trying to support your family. This is the reality for millions of Mexican workers employed in maquiladoras. Maquiladoras are factories of foreign companies, mostly American, that use Mexican natives to build their products. The problem is many believe work for these improvised people is a good thing. However, the conditions of the factories are dangerous and the many implications of having these foreign factories in Mexico do not benefit the people in the long run....   [tags: maquiladoras, working conditions, mexicans]

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The Role of the Factory in the Early Industrial Revolution

- ... For the working class, the industrial revolution gave a small improvement in the standards of living but also a loss of control. Working harder did not equal an increase in pay, but more often than not, wage cuts because the benefits were used as profit for the employer. 7 Women in factories were subjected to long hours, low wages, and heavy fines. Inexperienced workers were paid the lowest rates due to their inexperience and were also most likely to be fined because they could not finish their work properly due to insufficient training....   [tags: system, manufacturing, workers]

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What Do The Factory Building Structure Of The Real World?

- LEC 103 Keep Cool2 Assessment 1. What do the ‘Factory’ blocks represent in the real world. Factory blocks represent units of socio-economic activity across the globe. They are not equally distributed globally and are split into two forms. Black factories represent socio-economic activity which generates emissions that contribute to anthropogenic warming, usually powered by fossil fuels, and their income is taken from the carbometer. Green factories represent socio-economic activity which is powered using energy that does not produce emissions and has an emissions neutral impact on global climate, and their income is taken from the carbon chip pool....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Developed country]

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The Rise of the Recovered Factory Movement in Argentina

- The rise of the recovered factory movement in Argentina seems to have been born not for economic enterprise, or of a great desire for social movement and gain, but out of desperation and starvation. Personal accounts in Sin Patron tell not of a revolution for its own sake but of a workforce doing "anything to survive" (Collective, 2007, p. 56). Far from reveling in the absence of leadership these working women often found themselves destitute and wishing for the return of the bosses to their occupied factories (Collective, 2007, p....   [tags: economy, workforce, revolution]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt 's President Of The United States

- Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States, and the only U.S. president to be elected to Presidency four consecutive times. President Roosevelt was Commander in Chief during World War II. During this time period, I am an 18-year-old high school senior who feared working in wartime factories, and the effect of World War II, on internal affairs, economic conditions, and the horrendous conditions working in the wartime factories. As an 18-year-old female senior who is getting ready to graduate from high School, I am very excited about starting college....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, World War II]

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Development and Challenges of Nike Brand

- Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman founded Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964. The Nike brand was created in 1972 and renamed in 1978. Nike is the largest worldwide seller of athletic goods with about 168 Nike stores in the United States and is present in about 160 countries (Toulouse, 2012). Nike was exposed by celebrity athlete sponsors. The company’s manufacturing demands grew with the popularity of Nike’s products. In the late 1990s allegations about labor and human rights violations in Third World countries (Daniel Fund Ethics Initiative)....   [tags: managerial, labor, practices]

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Industrial Construction Of Industrial Robots

- America is on the verge of another golden age thanks to industrial robots. Industrial grade manufacturing robots are revolutionizing industry as we know it. These mechanical machines are making possible, the mass production needed to satisfy the demand of the seven-billion people on the earth. Companies and businesses are saving millions of dollars by using industrial robots as part of their manufacturing teams. Industrial robots are beneficial to modern manufacturing in the U.S. as depicted by the many flourishing factories such as CBS Boring and Alfe....   [tags: Manufacturing, Industry, Mass production, Robot]

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The Industrial Revolution Of Britain

- The Industrial Revolution of Britain took place from 1780 and throughout the 19th century, during this time period, Britain thrived off extreme production rates and this caused Britain to become the top country in the world to produce goods so rapidly during the 18th century. Although, the growing success of Britain had a fatal price. The revolution changed the culture of Britain, manufacturing was no longer a task done in the home but now became centralized in the factory. The birth of factories brought child labor, dense living conditions, urbanization, and changes in economy, but the factories were not just the whole part of the revolution....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, United Kingdom]

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Hatred Against Work

- Throughout history, mankind has worked. Work is a physical effort made towards a purpose. Work has been done in all aspects and forms. Whether it was working on a farm, picking crops or working in office, analyzing data, different forms of work are done. Due to work, our society is able to enjoy unimaginable luxuries and the economy thrives off such success. However, work has altered mankind. Because of work, we have become slaves in our own society. Not only do we work long hours during our job, but we even have to sacrifice our own free time to work on other work related tasks....   [tags: Employment, Slavery]

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Child Labor in India

- When it comes down to humans inflicting pain on children and exploiting them there certainly should be no tolerance. The history of forced child labor dates back to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution; industrialization came with mass production and circled around the world, influencing one of the largest countries such as India. India finds itself to be a country with millions of children, within the ages of five through seventeen, forced to work in agriculture, domestic work, and, our primary focus, in factories....   [tags: pain, exploitation, law]

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The Effects of the Industrial Revolution

- In the Industrial Revolution, many breakthroughs have changed our lives in many ways. The Industrial Revolution began in 1750-1850, which all started in Britain. Since the Industrial Revolution started, it has spread around Europe, North America, and the globe. Although the Industrial Revolution’s inventions became a problem, progress, and promise, many of the important inventions and large factories were built to allow people to get things faster and it allowed people to have jobs. Thomas Savery, an English military engineer, first built the Steam Engine in 1698 by using a pressure cooker....   [tags: technological breakthroughs]

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The Human Cost of Globalization

- Is globalization really a good thing. While I will admit there are many positive aspects of globalization such as a higher salary than one would normally receive in these developing countries and being able to offer their children a better education, but at what cost. Many of the factories used by multinational manufacturers in developing nations are subpar in safety regulations compared to those in developed nations which place the workers at risk. The conditions these workers face are terrible, many are forced to work many hours and are not properly paid for their overtime and are overcrowded in dorms....   [tags: Globalization Essays]

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The Industrial Revolution in Europe

- In 1750 political liberalism, the enlightened age, Infrastructure, and the economic climate allowed Great Britain to seek new job opportunities and exploit new business ideas. In addition, literacy, public education and the middle class was rising immensely. Concepts like partnerships and selling shares were introduced during this time period. The process of the Industrial Revolution was rapid in Western Europe however, by the 1900 all of Europe was involved. Over all, the effects of the revolution changed the way materials are transported, how products are made, on a global basis.The Industrial Revolution was a critical turning point in European history because the changes made are integra...   [tags: infrastructure, economy, transport]

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Market analysis and Development of Siddhartha Copy Udhyog in Nepal

- Paper is now a days very important to everyone. It is used in various forms like copies, notebooks, books, paper files, logbooks, tissue papers, newspapers, etc. Since the population is increasing and society is getting educated the need of paper is increasing so this business is fostering day by day and is slowly becoming one major industrial and financial sector in the economy. The project titled, “Market analysis and Development” of Siddhartha Copy Udhyog was done to become familiar with management and market activities of paper product industry and to help them in developing their market....   [tags: nepalese paper, paper product industry]

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A Brief Note On Israel 's Air Pollution

- Israel 's air pollution causes thousands of cases of premature death in Israel each year, and a much larger disease. Pollution sources are natural sources (such as dust), transportation, power plants, factories and quarries. There is severe air pollution in the Bay of Haifa, Tel Aviv and Gush Dan region in Ashdod and Ramat Hovav and Be 'er Sheva. How does my community compare to others places in the world. According to a study by the World Health Organization comparing rates of air pollution particles PM10, in 1600 cities in 91 countries, Israel has the worst air pollution in most Western countries and the 12th class of all countries of the world....   [tags: Air pollution, Pollution, Tel Aviv]

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Patagoni The Right Track Of Corporate Social Responsibility

- Ever since its start in 1973, Patagonia has always been on the right track of corporate social responsibility. Patagonia took corporate social responsibility to a whole other level within their supply chain which complied with human rights and environmental issues at a global scale. It started by partnering with factories they thought shared the same value and beliefs Patagonia held: “you can’t make good products in a bad factory.” Ever since Patagonia has improved in exercising their belief on how to do business....   [tags: Corporate social responsibility]

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The Industrial Revolution During The 19th Century

- The industrial revolution was a shifted system to the factories workforce. It was affected by many things, such as the growing population, which resulted in the factories being able to employ more works, the increase in import of raw material, and certain individuals including inventers like Richard Arkwright, who built the water wheel to speed up product lines and factories such as Samuel Greg, who was a highly successful business man. Over the course of the 18th century many factories were built to produce the textiles and cotton that Britain demanded and utilised their resources well....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Cotton mill]

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A Report On The Citarum River Basin

- Mother nature has taken the biggest beating of all when it come to pollution. It seems that we just dump our trash wherever we want. We don’t see the true impact these actions have on our environment until it 's too late. Once we realize what 's been done the damage has already been done, it 's irreversible. The Citarum River Basin located in Indonesia has suffered the most. Textile factories located along the coast have dumped toxic waste in the the river causing illnesses and death, we need to clean up the Citarum River....   [tags: Pollution, Nature, Water, Regulation]

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The Industrial Revolution Of The Textile Industry

- In England, the textile industry underwent the most drastic changes as a result of the Industrial Revolution. John Aikin, an English writer, wrote that, “No exertions of the masters or workmen could have answered the demands of trade without the introduction of spinning machines.” The increase in resources due to the agricultural revolution produced a massive demand for goods from factories. This new demand was too massive to be fulfilled by simple factories that were underdeveloped and solely relied on manufacturing material by hand....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Steam engine]

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The Revolution That Changed The World

- Lily Jones Mrs. Valderrama ELA8H 20 February 2016 The Revolution That Changed the World Forever Many people assume the Industrial Revolution was just about trains and child labor; however, it was much more than that. The Industrial Revolution began in the early 1700s in Britain and later reached most of Western civilization (8 Pros and Cons). Before the Industrial Revolution most people lived on or close to the land that provided their food. Additionally, life expectancy never rose above 35 years of age and 80% of the world populations were farmers (Crash Course)....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Population]

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Materialistic Items Of The United States

- A country that is only a couple hundred years old is now one of the most powerful nations in world. Founded by men who believe all men are created equal; a nation with the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.3 The world predicted that the country was going to fall upon their succession from Britain in July of 1776. The United States has proof in itself and has advanced significantly throughout the decades, but this advancement would not have been possible without the materials to do so....   [tags: United States]

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John Rand 's The Industrial Revolution

- Industrialization was a time period where our agricultural society turned into a manufacturing society. This change was very controversial and sparked many thought provoking images. One of these images is a painting by John Rand. John Rand was an American Romantic painter who criticized industrialism. He saw America’s quiet countrysides turning into factories, which puked giant plumes of smoke for over twelve hours a day. In his life he created many paintings to show the horrors of industrialism....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Cotton mill]

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The Capitalist System in Business

- Marx and Engels have a great deal of writing in the Wage-labour and Capital dedicated to the struggle between capital and labour that drives the inevitable internationalization of the capitalist system. Marx had foreseen the errors and flaws of capitalism itself. In his writing, he highlights these flaws of capitalism’s self-contradictory characteristics that, “capitalism contains the seeds of its own destruction“ During the time of their writing in the Manifesto of the Communist Party, capitalism was still what it was they had conceptualized it to be at the time....   [tags: capital, labour, social, political]

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The Revolution Of John Rand

- Industrialization, was a time period where our agricultural society turned into a manufacturing society. This change was very controversial and sparked many thought provoking images. One of these images is a painting by John Rand. John Rand was an American Romantic painter who criticized industrialism. He saw America’s quiet countrysides turning into factories, which puked giant plumes of smoke for over twelve hours a day. In his life he created many paintings to show the horrors of industrialism....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Cotton mill]

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A Report On The Garment Industry

- The garment industry has been a massive export industry from as long as factory work has been around. This industry has always been correlated with global manufacturing, meaning its key characteristics are low wages, adjustable workers, and sweatshop conditions.2 The locations of these factories are dispersed in many developing countries depending on where manufactures find the cheapest and fastest labour. A steady and very popular location is China, which is known to now be the “world’s factory” in many areas of production, also many other Asian countries such as India, Pakistan or Bangladesh are known to have the most garment production.3 Large textile companies mainly choose to set up the...   [tags: Employment, Wage, Developing country]

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Textitle Industry and Cheap Labor

- For many years the garment manufacturers have moved from third world country to third world country in order to keep production cheap. American society is blind to the costs of the apparel industry on the environment and the people of the region that the textile industry calls home, India. Cheap labor is abundant in Bangladesh and for the first time women are allowed to work, but at a sometimes lethal cost. The textile factory workers are under paid and are in horrible situations. A recent example of this is the factory fire that killed 112 garment workers in 2012 (“Bangladesh: Companies Fail to Compensate Fire Victims,” 2013)....   [tags: india, human rights violation]

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