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Rita M. Gross' Feminism and Religion

- In her book Feminism and Religion, Rita M. Gross provides readers with an introduction to the need for, and benefits of, androgynous scholarship in the field of religious studies. Gross strives to make readers aware of the dangers of androcentric, Eurocentric scholarship. Moreover, she advances the claim that, “properly pursued, the field of religious studies involves study of all major religions found in human history” and an equal representation of both men’s and women’s religious experiences (Gross 1-4)....   [tags: Rita Gross Feminist Papers]

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Philippe Gross's The Tao of photography: seeing beyond seeing

- In Philippe Gross's book "The Tao of photography: seeing beyond seeing" Gross emphasizes, through his photography and other more well known photographers works, the Taoist philosophy and wisdom. I found this books message not only creative ,but both inspirational and instructional. He couples photographic works with informational text to help more deeply understand his philosophy. Gross emphasizes creativity and heightened awareness rather than formal techniques. Straying away from formal techniques is something that I feel I have been trying to do when I take pictures....   [tags: Photography Philippe Gross]

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Impacting Gross Domestic Product

-   Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the aggregate market values of goods and services generated by workers and capital during a certain period of time within a nation (one year for the United States). The Bureau of Economic Analysis releases quarterly reports to describe how the economy grew from the previous quarter. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “GDP can be viewed in terms of the expenditures categories that compromise its major components: personal consumption expenditures, private domestic investment, net exports of goods and services, and government consumption expenditures and gross investment” (2011)....   [tags: Economics]

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Annual Gross Domestic Product

- Question 1 1. Annual Real GDP growth rate An increase in the market value of goods and services produced in an economy over time is defined as economic growth. Economic growth is usually measured as the percent rate increase in real gross domestic product, or real GDP (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic growth). To know what is happening in economic activities if prices are changing over time, growth is calculated in real terms. Meaning that inflation has to be adjusted to eradicate the effect of inflation on the price of goods produced....   [tags: economic studies]

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Gross Domestic Product

- Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted’ a famous quote by Cameron (1963) which is very insightful and interesting. He explains what many in the 21st century are trying to do so as well, and reminds us that there are many things which have more to them than what we count them for in our books. GDP is essentially measuring and counting all of the economic output/input of an economy in terms of money. In this essay I will be addressing the key terms and explaining how GDP is a good measure in some ways, but does not fully reflect the reality of wealth and wellbeing....   [tags: Wealth, Welfare, Measurement Tools]

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The Gross Structure for the Main Body System

- In this assessment i will be outlining the gross structure for the main body system, i am going to produce diagram of each of the main body systems by giving reasons on them. As well as i will be covering the main points on P3. · Cardiovascular · Respiratory · Digestive · Renal · Nervous · Endocrine · Reproductive · Lymphatic · Musculo-skeletal · Immune Cardiovascular System The main responsibility for cardiovascular system for supplying oxygen around the body, as well as it transport nutrients and removes waste material from the body and also the carbon dioxide from the cells, this cardiovascular s...   [tags: system, body, responsibilites]

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a Nation

- GDP Gross domestic product (GDP) of a nation is comprised of four primary components. These components; consumption, investment, government spending and net exports are the measure of the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in over a given period of time. This can be broken down in any time frame but is normally used quarterly and annually. The GDP can be calculated as; GDP (Y) = consumption (C) + investment (I) + government spending (G) + net exports (NX) or Y=C+I+G+NX....   [tags: consumption, investment, government spending]

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An Epidemic of Gross Proportions: American Obesity

- ... "I see them everywhere I go, it's like I can't get away from them. I have to pay extra for first class plane tickets so I don't end up wedged between the window and the fat rolls of the gluttonous mess fastened beside me." Brenner recently proposed a bill to Congress which would establish a boycott on all obese businesses, defined as establishments owned by a person with a body mass index of greater than 25. "We need to show these human circus tents we mean business. We must stand up for our rights....   [tags: obese, society, food, energy]

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Components of Gross Domestic Product (GPD)

- Components of GDP “Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given period of time” (Mankiw, 2012, p. 200). With such a significant amount of items to choose from in order to calculate GDP and bring some type of order to the process there is four key components when added together make up GDP. The four components are consumption, investments, government purchases, and net exports. All of the components have a significant impact on our daily lives, so let’s dive into each one individually and provide an example of each, as well as explain how each item affects daily life....   [tags: consumption, government purchases, exports]

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The Gross Clinic

- In 1874, Thomas Eakins took a second course in anatomy at Jefferson Medical College. He attended surgical lectures and clinics presided over by Professor Samuel D. Gross. Eakins painted “The Gross Clinic,” to show the emotion involved in medical procedures. It appears as if the doctors performing the surgery have emotionally removed themselves from the situation at hand. By removing themselves from the emotional aspects of the surgery, the doctors can complete the task much easier than they would have been able to do if they had become emotionally attached to the patient....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dividend Gross-Up Tax Rule

- Dividend Gross-Up The dividend gross-up is a multiple used to calculate what the shareholders owe in tax from the dividends they received from Canadian-Controlled Private Corporations (CCPC). Income within a corporation is taxed first at the organizations’ level then the after-tax proportion is taxed additionally in the hands of the shareholders at the individual’s level. The gross-up amounts in 2013 for eligible dividends was 138% and for non-eligible dividends was 125%. Each province varies in rates of corporate and personal taxes, so there are no absolute savings across Canada....   [tags: Taxation and Tax Planning]

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Does Your Company Contribute to "Gross National Happiness?"

- ... Citizens might make products that let them pay for housing and food, but if medical care is unaffordable, sickness may drag down the population's overall happiness. All of this is important for your company, because if people aren't happy, just as they might decide to leave a city or country, they might leave your business. Soon after, even companies with high profits might see their bottom line shrink. Poor customer service might make your customers less happy. Due to this, it's important for you to consider not only how your business contributes to Gross National Product, but, to coin a phrase from Bhutan's King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, "Gross National Happiness"....   [tags: money, health, community]

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A GROSS FORM OF DELIGHTFUL SATIRE

- A GROSS FORM OF DELIGHTFUL SATIRE "The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes." -Jonathan Swift "We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love on another." -Jonathan Swift Like all true satirists, Swift was predominantly a moralist, one who chastises the vices and follies of humankind in the name of virtue and common sense. Throughout his writing, Swift constantly raised the question of whether the achievements of civilization-its advancing technology, its institutions, its refinement of manners-cannot be seen as complex forms of barbarism....   [tags: essays papers]

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How the Underground Economy Effects Gross Domestic Product

- From the past mobsters swarming New York City, to the modern day thugs in today’s contemporary world, the informal economy or more commonly known as the underground economy has existed. The Informal economy has been an issue that many economists cannot distinguish as to whether it will positively or negatively have an impact on our world then or today. The informal sector of the economy includes ranges to a variety of different goods and services that are not recorded, legal, or illegal. Some illegal activities involve the purchase, sale, and transport of drugs in addition to prostitution and guns, while others are conduct off the book transactions, “which is income from legal sources, often...   [tags: Employment Rate, Off The Book]

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The Correlation of Gross Domestic Product and Intelligece Quotient

- There may be a correlation between the gross domestic product and the overall intelligence quotient however, the reliability amongst other nations show various inconsistent correlations. A GDP represents the total value of goods produced and provided by a specific country annually. Although, the GDP also relates to the amount of natural resources found within the specific country and can provide for other nations. The gold-mining industry in South Africa, the technological industry in Japan and other Asian countries are some possible good or products that can be distributed amongst other nations....   [tags: wealth, nations, resources, score]

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Human Development: Gross and Fine Motor Skills

- Development begins in the womb. The fetus develops organs and grows many times its size during this time. Once the child is born it is even more important that the environment helps with normal infant physical and mental growth. At birth, infant senses function through eyes, ears, nose, and tongue. Through these senses they explore their world and sensations occur. Perception occurs when the brain processes these sensations. Infant movements are involuntary (reflexes). Reflexes help the infant survive until they gain control of their body and can make movement for themselves....   [tags: fetus, child, womb]

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Gross Anatomy of the Lungs

- Gross Anatomy of the Lungs An accurate and complete model of the branching pattern of the human bronchial tree remains elusive, though several different models have been described (Phillips et al, 1994). The most useful and widely accepted approach remains that of Weibel (Weibel, 1963; Weibel, 1991), who numbered successive generations of air passages from the trachea (generation 0) down to alveolar sacs (generation 23). This “regular dichotomy” model assumes that each bronchus regularly divides into two approximately equal-size daughter bronchi; it is unlikely to be tru in practice where bronchus length is variable, pairs of daughter bronchi are often uneq...   [tags: Papers]

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The Differences in Professional Opinion on Gross Domestic Product

- This paper explores the opinion of different professionals in the area of economics and the truth behind GDP. Their opinion differ from it would be excellent to really determine and account for what people are consuming and what are the population spending on. The other side of the argument establishes that bring in new factors such as expenditures for research and development for entertainment, literary, and artistic originals as fixed investments will only make the government ignore the reality of the country’s economy....   [tags: economy, markets, value]

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Gross Negligence and Recklessness

- Gross Negligence and Recklessness In imposing criminal liability for a failure to recognise the risks, obvious to a reasonable person, there are at least two factors: the level of risk involved The seriousness of the potential harm Only where the possible harm is more serious and the risk is more obvious, do we distinguish recklessness from carelessness and impose liability. In assessing this, other issues may come in: The social utility of the action Thus, the surgeon who performs a necessary but dangerous operation may realise that there is a high probability of serious harm or even death but we do not blame him or her if the operation fails - we bala...   [tags: Papers]

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An Analysis of Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

- An Analysis of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) The current state of the economy in the United States has been slow in recent months. While the economy is not currently in a recession, we may eventually fall victim to the first recession we’ve had in nearly ten years. The economy in general is showing growth, just not much. It will be difficult to predict what exactly will happen to the US economy in the future. Many economists do not agree on what will become of the economy. Some feel that we will begin a recession over the next year, and some feel that there is significant policy implementation that will allow us to dodge a recession and regain our economic strength....   [tags: GDP Economy Economics essays papers]

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Analysis of Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Janet Gross

- Most narratives out of the Holocaust from the Nazis point of view are stories of soldiers or citizens who were forced to partake in the mass killings of the Jewish citizens. Theses people claim to have had no choice and potentially feared for their own lives if they did not follow orders. Neighbors, The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland, by Jan T. Gross, shows a different account of people through their free will and motivations to kill their fellow Jewish Neighbors. Through Gross’s research, he discovers a complex account of a mass murder of roughly 1,600 Jews living in the town of Jedwabne Poland in 1941....   [tags: murder, citizens, move on]

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Critique of Dress Smart Men by Kim Johnson Gross and Jeff Stone

- II. Summary of Major Ideas Kim Johnson Gross and Jeff Stone, in their book Dress Smart Men, layout their view on how men should dress for success in the business world. The book details how to dress at three stages in your career: getting a job, succeeding in your job, and obtaining a better job. Although Dress Smart Men is laid out in these three sections, the authors discuss their dress philosophy throughout the book. One important point they make is that it is important to dress well because others will judge you, consciously and subconsciously, based on how you dress....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, and a Healthy Gross Domestic Product

- Economic Health/Fiscal Policies and Federal Reserve/Monetary Policies Paper Understanding Gross Domestic product is central for understanding the business cycle and the progression of long-run economic growth (Hubbard & O’Brien, 2011, p. 631). The GDP is defined as the value-added of all goods and services produced in a given period of time within the United States (2008). The GDP is widely used as an gauge economic wellness and health of the country. What the GDP represents has a hefty impact on nearly everyone within our economy....   [tags: Economics]

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How the Gross Domestic Product Plays a Major Part of our Economy

- GDP (Gross Domestic Product) plays a major part of our economy. It is the total market value of all final goods & services produced in a given year by factors of production located within a nation’s borders. It continually changes every year, and it is never known when or how it will change until the end of each quarter. It may rise 3 percent one quarter, and then decline to 2 percent another quarter. There are immense amounts of things that could affect GDP resulting in a decrease in the economy....   [tags: economic analysis]

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Africa Human Development Index (HDI) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

- Africa is the continent with the lowest average amount of development. The cause of the lack of development on the continent is still being debated today. According to Amartya Sen, development is the measure of “freedom”, or the capability to improve one’s situation, in a region. From an economic standpoint, development is determined by two main factors: Human Development Index (HDI) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The low levels of development amongst the African nations lead to social and structural problems such as the uneven distribution of income and the existence of dualism, the economic separation of the urban and rural sectors....   [tags: economic, income, theory]

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Thomas Eakins, Affection for Realism in Paintings

- Going against the crowd challenges perceptions and allows people to be innovative. The ability to create and change people’s perceptions can come with the price of being an outcaste and ostracized if society disapproves. Once rejected by society for his controversial and scandalous artistic styles, today Thomas Eakins is recognized as one of America’s greatest painters for his collective body of work. His body of work combined perception, strength, character, and commitment to achieve realism. Through his paintings and photography Thomas’s interests devoured most of his time as he thoroughly studied the anatomy and muscles of the human body....   [tags: The Gross Clinic, The Agnew Clinic]

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Film Bodies: Genre, Gender and Excess

- Film scholar and gender theorist Linda Williams begins her article “Film Bodies: Genre, Gender and Excess,” with an anecdote about a dispute between herself and her son, regarding what is considered “gross,” (727) in films. It is this anecdote that invites her readers to understand the motivations and implications of films that fall under the category of “body” genre, namely, horror films, melodramas, (henceforth referred to as “weepies”) and pornography. Williams explains that, in regards to excess, the constant attempts at “determining where to draw the line,” (727) has inspired her and other theorists alike to question the inspirations, motivations, and implications of these “body genre”...   [tags: Linda Williams, film, gross]

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Measuring Gross National Product in Poor Countries

- Measuring Gross National Product in Poor Countries Calculating of Gross National Product (GNP) especially in poor countries are largely guesswork and even if they are accurate GNP itself can be a poor measurement of welfare. Discuss this view of the problem of measuring and using GNP statistics. Introduction Gross National Product (GNP) is the term is the total market value of all final goods and services produced by the citizens of a country. It is equal to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) minus the net income of the foreigners....   [tags: Economics Third World]

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Gender Inequality in the Adult Industry

- ... The woman’s voice is overlooked for it’s not about what she wants and instead she has no choice but to give in. Although it may go against what contract states, at the end of the day it’s all about what the man feels comfortable in doing as far as performing goes professional or not. The second issue I mentioned that I would like to shed some light on is whether gay men or straight men earn more money in the adult industry. It is my understanding that this issue in particular is very controversial solely because it is rumored the reason why gay men make more is due pornography’s largest audience targeting men....   [tags: homosexualism, sexism, gross profit, pornography]

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Deinstitutionalization: An American Travesty

- ... Based on these misconceptions, the government concluded that there was no longer a need for the many hospitals and institutions for the severely mentally ill people. In their minds, we now had a way to save an enormous amount of money, as well as provide the mentally ill more freedom and self-sufficiency – they were wrong. Regardless of their options, or their external, community, or family support, the first step in the process of deinstitutionalization was to move all of the severely mentally ill and mentally disabled persons out of every state institution....   [tags: gross injustice, policies, homeless population]

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A Free Market’s Development

- The twentieth century ran by a mainly Keynesian system with a modern mix economy, but now its time for a change. A free market would lead to more establishments of new businesses. In addition, a free market would allow individuals to be compensated based on skills, education and experience. Lastly, the free market economic system would lower the unemployment rate. The development of a complete free market system will lead to the growth of the gross domestic product. The development of a complete free market would strengthen the GDP as the country has a growth in the amount of new businesses established....   [tags: Keynesian System, Gross Domestic Product]

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The Principle of Purchasing Power Parity

- ... Absolute PPP asserts that the exchange rate should be linked to national price level to provide an equilibrium measure. The exchange rate difference calculated from comparison of two countries overall price levels represents the purchasing power of one country currency relative to the purchasing power of the other country currency with whom the general price levels compared. The formula for Absolute form of PPP is stated as follow: PAFG/PRs. = E For example, the absolute PPP exchange rate between Afghani and Pakistani Rupees is the ratio of the overall price level in the Afghanistan and Pakistan which reflects the currencies purchasing power relative to each other....   [tags: gross domestic product, law of one price]

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Female Genital Mutilation: A Gross Violation of Human Rights

- Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has often been viewed as a rite of passage for women in various countries within Africa, South America, the Middle East and Asia. However, due to societal norms and pressures, whether it based in culture or religion, forces women to partake in a practice that has serious health risks and takes away the rights of women who believe they have no other choice. The Universal Declaration of Human rights are applicable to all member states including most of the countries that still practice FGM....   [tags: We Must Stop FGM Now]

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Twin Peaks: A Short Story as a Sales Clerk

- ... “Well, Katherine, why don’t you follow me and take a look around.” Katherine smiled and followed my lead. I took her to a little expensive corner of the lingerie section and fished out a few bras which were on display. “How do you like these, Ma’am?” I asked, faking a smile. “Yes…yes…these are nice…yes!” She mumbled, flipping through the stuff I had strewn out in front of her. She picked up a pink coloured designer bra and shoved it in front of my face rather emphatically. “I’ll have this one!” Holding the smile on my face with a pseudo cello-tape, I took the piece of undergarment from her and inspected its size....   [tags: breast, manager, boon, gross, bra]

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Pete Singer's Utilitarian Approach to World Poverty

- Between now and tomorrow morning, UNICEF estimates that 22,000 children will die each day due to poverty. The day after tomorrow, 22,000 more children will die, as well as the next day and each subsequent day henceforth throughout 2013. Two million children die from preventable diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhea because they cannot afford or do not have access to proper healthcare services. 19 million children around the world remain unvaccinated. The number of human beings dying or suffering from hunger, malnourishment, lack of access to clean water, and preventable disease is staggering....   [tags: International Charities, Gross Domestic Product]

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Use of Statistics to Analyze the Motion Picture Industry

- Report on the Motion Picture Industry The motion picture industry is just like any other industry and to be successful it must turn a profit on the movies it creates and produces. Everyone loves movies and the motion picture industry does everything in its power to produce movies that will bring in millions of dollars in profits. The motion picture industry has created high grossing movies such as Spider-Man 3 with a total gross of $336,530,303 as well as flops such as Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure, which only brought in $23,746,066....   [tags: descriptive statistics]

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Motion Picture Industry: Dark Knight, Indiana Jones, and Iron Man

- Motion Picture Industry “Descriptive statistics lays the foundation for all statistical knowledge, but it is not something that you should learn simply so you can use it in the distant future, it will be used now” (Hill, n.d., para. 5). Gaining an understanding of the most basic form of statistics is crucial, some of the topics that we will focus on are the measures of location, range, quartiles, standard deviation, outliers, and correlation coefficient. Taking into consideration the movie industry and data collected for a sample of 100 motion pictures produced in 20XX the goal is to build a report that contains a 5-number summary for total gross, opening gross, weeks, and theatres for ind...   [tags: sales, statistics, theatres]

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Higher Value Equates to Higher Profit

- ... London Biscuits = 21,429,176/182,055,132 x 100 = 11.77% The net profit margin of London Biscuits had reached 11.77%.So, the company achieving RM11.77 net profit for every RM100 of sales revenue generated before interest and taxes. Compare & Comment Net profit margin is also a method to compare a company in different industries for the purpose to estimate which industries are more profitable. In addition, higher net profit margin shows that the company is good in converting revenue into actual profit....   [tags: finances, debt, efficiency]

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My Interview on How a Fitness Club Owner Deals with Public Relations

- ... His company doesn’t tolerate the word “can’t”, which means, “I don’t want to”, which means he focuses more on developing confidence in clients so that they say “I can”. Most importantly RJG Fitness is a business of integrity. Mr. Gross said he serves his clients as if we were serving God. He focuses on being punctual and ensuring his clients feels that they made a great choice in investing in RJG Fitness. The ultimate purpose of his company is to win souls to Christ; this can be achieved through being loving and open to assist even if the outlet comes through exercise....   [tags: training, exercise, athletes]

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Essay on Manipulation through Language in The Memorandum

- Manipulation through Language in The Memorandum     How one utilizes language to perpetuate certain images or perspectives can greatly influence the way people think. One can use language to manipulate the minds of others and bring them under some form of subjugation. In Vaclav Havel's The Memorandum certain characters use this tactic of manipulation through different means that involve language, and in the process, they gain the authority or recognition they are seeking. Ballas promotes the new creation of the synthetic language, Ptydepe, which reduces humans by mechanizing them for the purpose of a more scientific and efficient system of communication....   [tags: Memorandum]

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The Appeal Of The Androgynous Man

- “The Appeal of the Androgynous Man” This article was published in Mademoiselle in 1976 for young female readers by Amy Gross. In this article Gross compares androgynous men to the all-man man. Gross talks about the advantages of the androgynous man as compared to the all-man man. There are advantages and disadvantages to every man. Seems as though Gross is in favor of the androgynous man and she tends to bash the all-man man. Gross describes the Androgynous man as being a self-amused, less inflated, more quirky, vulnerable and responsive man....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Interpretation of the ratios for Marks and Spencers and the House of Fraser

- An Interpretation of the ratios for Marks and Spencers and the House of Fraser Findings ======== This section of the report will be composed of an interpretation of the ratios for both companies. All ratios that form the ratio analysis will be explained, and any trends from within ratios will be highlighted. OVERALL PERFORMANCE Return on Capital Employed: Net profit before tax and interest x100 = % Capital employed The Return on Capital Employed ratio (R.O.C.E) is a hugely significant ratio, and a great deal can be taken from this ratio....   [tags: Economics]

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A+ Profitability and Films the Flunk

- Descriptive statistics were calculated for each of four variables: opening weekend sales, total gross sales, number of release theaters, and amount of weeks in the top 60. The sample mean and median provide analysts with a measure of central location in regards to a portion of the data set. Range, sample variance, and sample standard deviation produce quantitative judgments about the variability of the data sampled from a larger population of observations. Outliers, as defined as being more or less than 3 standard deviations from the mean, did not exist when the data was thoroughly analyzed; although some movies did appear to perform abnormally high at first glance....   [tags: Film Industry]

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How Warren Does It

- Introduction When Warren Buffett began his record setting career as one of America’s most well known and successful investors, he followed a simple set of criteria for his nonstop pursuit of company greatness. This three part series will briefly investigate his time tested, systematic method of company analysis. In doing so, it will cover the basic fundamentals that Warren searches for when he takes a look at a company’s financial statements. Starting with the income statement, moving to the balance sheet and finishing with the cash flow statement, this article series will help investors no matter what their current level of expertise....   [tags: Finance]

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Economic Analysis of India

- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF INDIA The Indian Economy is the tenth-largest in the world by nominal Gross Domestic Product and the third-largest in terms of PPP. India had a growth of over 9 % in 2005-2008 came down to 6.7 % in 2008-2009 because of the world financial crisis of the fiscal and monetary space there but with the time economy recovered to a growth of 8.4 per cent in 2010-11. Again the slowdown in the Indian economy began in the 2011-2012, when the growth rate declined to 6.70 % from a level of 8 percent....   [tags: trade, foreign exchange]

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Accounting Knowledge Transfer

- 1. Question 1: Proficient: Describe the major differences between income statements for a service company and a merchandise company. The difference between a services company and a merchandise company income statements centers on how the company’s profitability or net income is determined. To determine the net income for a service-based company, the total expenses incurred during an accounting period are deducted from the earned revenue. A merchandise company is a more complex operation; therefore, it would have a more complex method of getting to its net income....   [tags: income statements, merchandise cost & value]

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The Methods of Measuring National Income

- NATIONAL INCOME National income is the sum of money value of net flow of all the goods and services produced by normal residents of a country during a period of account. According to Central Statistical Organization (CSO) ‘National income is the sum of factor incomes earned by normal residents of a country in the form of wages, interest and profit in an accounting year.’ National product is the net output of commodities and services flowing during the year from the country’s productive system into the hands of ultimate consumers or into the net addition to the country’s capital goods....   [tags: national income, money value, circular flow]

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Facts and Opinions on Date Rape

- Date rape: Apart from marital rape, date rape is another serious offense towards female victims, which have low reporting rate (Munsch & Willer, 2012). Date rape situations involve an agreed upon social interaction and are often characterised by romantic interest and some level of prior sexual intimacy (Pumphrey-Gordon & Gross, 2007). Why date rape occur. Date rape is a serious offence, it happened with various reasons. At this point, almost all the victims are female. Women get drunk while dating with somebody is the most common cause of date rape (Pumphrey-Gordon & Gross, 2007)....   [tags: sex, alcohol, victim]

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Johnson & Johnson's Manufacturing Performance Analysis

- ... Gross profit margin Gross margins uncover what amount of an organization gains contemplating the expenses that it acquires for preparing its items or administrations. Gross margin is a great evidence of how beneficial an organization is at the most principal level, how effectively an organization utilization its assets, materials, and labor. It is typically communicated as a percentage, and demonstrates the productivity of a business before overhead expenses; it is a measure of how well an organization controls its expense....   [tags: financial, profit, ratios]

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Maternal Fetal Attachment Theory

- ... The women were interviewed and measured on their attachment style and post-partum depressive symptomatology. A developmental assessment was then run on the child. A Likert scale was used for the mothers to self report their maternal-fetal attachment, through a series of questions on their emotional connection and interaction with their child. This stage was conducted while the women were between 24-28 weeks pregnant. The newborns intrauterine growth was then measured by calculating the baby’s birth weight to his gestational age....   [tags: psychoanalysis, mother and child bond]

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Comparison of Wendy's International, Inc. and Starbucks Corporation Based on Finances

- Comparison of Wendy's International, Inc. and Starbucks Corporation Based on Finances Wendy's International, Inc., incorporated in 1969, is primarily engaged in the business of operating, developing and franchising a system of quick-service and fast-casual restaurants. As of December 28, 2003, there were 6,481 Wendy's restaurants (Wendy's) in operation in the United States and in 21 other countries and territories. Of these restaurants, 1,465 were operated by the Company and 5,016 by its franchisees....   [tags: Financial Analysis Report Businesses Essays]

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Histology Tissue Tracking

- ... This process would then lead to the tissue manually loaded, into a tissue processing machine, and latter pulled out of the machine by a histology technician. The histology technician would then manually embed each patient’s dissected tissue into wax, and then placed back into the cassette in which the tissue originally came out of. After this process was completed, the tissue would then be cut into microscopic portions, and placed on glass slides, and the slides would then be hand-relabeled with patient information, and cassette number....   [tags: computerized systems, pathology specimens]

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Western Perspective on Western Biases in Hinduism

- In many ways Rita Gross’ stance on Western bias on Hinduism, which creates an andocentric stance on three primary deities of Vishnu, Siva, and Devi, worshipped in Hindu tradition, is valid. As argued by Gross, within texts of Hinduism there appears an inclination towards an andocentric classification of the primary deities. This classification which is continually purported, truly does, resembles a group created with a patriarchy in mind. The list consistently is, as provided, Vishnu, Siva, and Devi....   [tags: Hindu Religion ]

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The National Labor Relations Board

- The ability for the federal government to regulate businesses’ activity is given in the Constitution. Article 1, Section 8 is known as the commerce clause; it states, “Congress shall have the Power…to regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes” (Reed, 173). Through the commerce clause, the government is able to regulate business activity by the use of administrative agencies, which is defined as “a governmental regulatory body that controls and supervises a particular activity or area of public interest and administers and enforces a particular body of law related to that activity or interest” (Administrative Agency, 1)....   [tags: Government]

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The Uses of Reinforcement Schedules

- QUESTION: With the aid of everyday examples show the uses of reinforcement schedules Salkind and Neil (2008) defined reinforcers as the first class of consequences, which, consists of events that increase the future probability of a behavior they immediately follow. These include events that strengthen behaviors when they are presented following the behavior, such as food, attention, or social praise. Reinforcement encourages some responses, discourages others and even creates new responses. According to Gross (2010) reinforcement schedules are an important aspect of B....   [tags: behavioral conditioning, praise]

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The Oil Price and Economic Growth: The Case of Malaysia

- ... During the period of 2003, the inflows of (FDI) into Malaysia has decline with rate of 2.24. Before the year of 2003, the (FDI) recorded as much as 3.18.However, the rate increasing again with 3.71 in period of 2004, but it decline again in 2005 with rate of 2.73. However, the highest rate recorded on 2006 with rate of 4.73. After the 11th September incidence, the inflows of the FDI in Malaysia became volatile as mentioned above from the year of 2003 to 2006. Then, the next inflows also showed the volatility of the inflows in the foreign direct investment in Malaysia as stated above with 2007 (4.69), 2008 (3.28), 2009 (0.06) and 2010(3.71)....   [tags: good, services, gdp, cameron]

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Impact of European Colonialism and Imperialism on African Women

- Effect of European Imperialism on African Women       What effect did the European imperialism in Africa have on the women of both continents. And was this effect advantageous or injurious to the women themselves. Judging by the extremely limited amount of information available on the subject, one could conclude probably a very minimal one. However, upon further investigation, one can see that this effect, although ignored by historians, was very profound and real to the women who lived in Africa in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Areas in Need of Reform in Law Governing Manslaughter

- The law governing involuntary manslaughter is satisfactory to a certain extent, however there is some need of reform by parliament. In the following essay the above statement will be discussed and the definition and different elements of the crime will be analysed. Involuntary manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a person where the defendant does not have the intention, either direct or oblique, to kill or to cause grievous bodily harm, and where there is no malice aforethought. Although the defendant may not have the intention, there are 3 situations where the defendant will still be held responsible for the victim’s death....   [tags: intent, omission, negligence]

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Compensation and Benefit Management

- Employment benefits are the foundation of a financial portfolio that often enhances the value of any work completed on the behalf of a company or organization. Those benefits are based on the work of several people and organizations in years past that fault to protect some basic and not so basic rights. The rights have unified protection under the law and have agencies that facilitate the law guidelines and will punitively impose sanctions if an employer is guilty of violating those laws based on results of a suit an employee file against a company....   [tags: Employment Benefits, Financial Portfolio]

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Childhood Physical Development

- Physical activity enhances children’s quantitative development within middle childhood, supporting growth toward healthy strong people, physically and psychology. Middle childhood is documented as being between the ages of six to ten years old. A lack of physical activity affects children across all areas of development; it is not restricted within the domain of physical development. Discussed within are the expectations of motor development within middle childhood, the benefits of physical activity and the consequences of prolonged inactivity....   [tags: Child Development ]

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The Developing Toddler

- The Developing toddler The purpose of this essay was to observe the everyday experiences a child has and how it is an illustration of theories and concepts of child development. To also have a better understanding of how these theories and concepts take important role in the child’s life. The observation took place in the child development classroom. The children observed were, Joshua at fourteen months old, Roman at twenty-one months old, Elizabeth at twelve months old, and Jayden at twenty-eight months old....   [tags: child observation, child development]

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Macroeconomic Impact On Business Operations

- In the following text, readers will form an understanding of what monetary policy is and the effect monetary policy has on macroeconomic facts such as gross discount products (GDP), unemployment, inflation, and interest rates. The text will also explain how money is created and give a combination of monetary policy that will best achieve a balance between economic growth, low inflation, and a reasonable rate of unemployment. Monetary policy is the process governments and central banks use to manipulate the quantity of money in the economy to achieve certain macroeconomic and political objectives....   [tags: Macroeconomics Monetary Policy]

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Determinants of Philippine Trade: A Regression Analysis of Trade and its Factors from 1980

- Background of the Study With the advent of Globalization, many economies and market particularly the Philippines have become participative in trading with other countries. Through Trade Liberalization in the world market, the Philippine market has opened more opportunities for its trade. However, same economies who participate in the trade area have “adopted inflation targeting” (Aron, J. & MuellBauer,J., 2007). Inflation is defined as In the same direction, it also affects the “influence of real exchange rate on growth” (Aron, J....   [tags: globalization, international trade]

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Ethic Situation in the Workplace: The ACAS 2009 Code of Practice

- It is recommended that before Elodie makes any claim to the ET, she first seeks internal remedies such as ACAS . ACAS was first established under the ER(DR)A with the purpose of helping claimants avoid going to the ET , through promoting the settlements of disputes in a confidential, fast and cost-effective way. The ACAS 2009 Code of Practice 1 on DGP was designed to help employers, employees and their representatives deal with disciplinary and grievance situations in the workplace However should Elodie still decide to take her dispute to the ET she would need to be identified as a employee....   [tags: Discrimination, Harassment, Employees]

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The Health and Operational State of Nybrostrand Company

- ... Nybrostrand gross profit $279,000 before the costs of operating expenses subtracted. Finding the total operating expenses equals the sum all expenses accord from the companies operation, the expenses are rent ($28,000), utilities ($6,700), salaries ($50,000), marketing ($4,500), depreciation ($24,350), and insurance ($1,400). The total operating expenses equals $114,900, if subtracted from gross profit ($279,000) provides the computation of net income. Nybrostrand's net income equals $164,050, providing a vivid picture the company's sales operations are generating a profit....   [tags: earnings, balance, sheet, income, statement]

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Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Functions Throughout the Lifespan

- Lecture on motor, sensory, and perceptual functions throughout the lifespan Hello Class, The purpose for this lecture is to discuss biological and physical development that involves “motor, sensory, and perceptual development throughout the lifespan. In addition, I will discuss the role of body and brain functions, the importance of health, nutrition, and exercise, as well as the nature and nurture debate exemplified in these topics as they relate to processes in lifespan development. Lifespan is the perspective that development is continuous, and development involves growth throughout the lifespan....   [tags: development, growth, brain]

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Proposed Resolution to the High Foreclosure Problem

- Home foreclosure has serious consequences for homeowners and lending institutions. The family losing their home suffers tragic loses financially and emotionally. Lenders suffer monetary losses anywhere from “twenty to sixty cents on the dollar” (FDIC/Foreclosure Statistics 2). Home foreclosure can never be eliminated but it can be reduced. What is causing the increase in numbers of foreclosures and what can be done to resolve high foreclosure ratings. The majority of people losing their homes are people who experience job loss or are amidst a health crisis (FDIC/Foreclosure Statistics 2)....   [tags: foreclosure, housing, economy]

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The Estate Tax Should Be Controlled

- Introduction Arguably, most Americans tend not to worry about their accumulated wealth once their dead. It is our right to have our accumulated wealth, also called Gross Estate, transfer over to our designated beneficiaries. However, before we die there are some considerations that must be made. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has stated that the filing of an estate tax return is necessary for amounts over certain thresholds. These federal thresholds have exempted many Americans from having to worry about filing for estate tax....   [tags: Accountancy Essays]

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The Profit and Loss Statement

- As the end of the year approaches, small business owners look for ways to become more profitable in the coming year. Retailers closely monitor their profit and loss (P&L) statement to evaluate the financial goals they need to reach in order to make a profit. A P&L statement can shed light on whether a business has the capital to start and sustain itself and where a retailer might reduce its costs or increase sales to reach the projected net profit. P &L statements are also developed to guide retailers toward their financial mark; if a company is off the mark a retailer can determine where to adjust to meet the mark, keeping net profits in the black....   [tags: P&L statement]

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Ordinary People Performing Dispicable Acts

- When we think about the genocides and mass killings throughout history, human nature wants us the think of the perpetrators as being antithesis to ordinary people. They are endowed with sub-loving stereotypical villainous names like sadist, evil, and monstrous, all with no moral code, enjoy killing people for entertainment. We like to think this, because we can’t fathom perpetrators of genocide as being ordinary like ourselves. What is inevitably true of the most horrific genocide in the past century (the Holocaust) is that ordinary people are capable of committing the most heinous crimes imaginable....   [tags: Gestapo, Holocauste, WWII]

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Profitability Analysis of A Company

- Profitability Analysis: The ratio analysis reveals that over the years, the profitability of the company is improving. In terms of net profit margins, the company has made an applausable leap from -25.8% to 2.6% over the years.(2009-2013 ) This year the net profit margin of the company has surpassed industry benchmark of 2%. Analyzing the ratios relating to decomposition of profit figures provides us with a better picture relating to working of the company over the years. Both Gross Profit Margins and Operating Margins have increased gradually over the years....   [tags: profit, risk, finances, ratio analysis, business]

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Taking a Look at Conformity

- Conformity is a word most people are familiar with, but what this truly is, and its significance is harder to answer. In 1991, Zimbardo and Leippe defined it as: “A change in belief or behaviour in response to real or imagined group pressure when there is no direct request to comply with the group nor any reason to justify the behaviour change” (Gross, 2010, p401). Conformity and Obedience are both in part a result of social influence. The key difference being that while obedience is following a direct instruction (usually from a figure of authority), conformity is more passive and caused by the influence of others, to comply with group norms....   [tags: the result of social influence]

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Promotion Of School Violence

- I go to gross movies and listen to heavy metal and rap music and I haven't killed anybody, does that make me a potential killer?” These things provoke anger, temper, and crummy attitudes. Gross visuals and music dull sensitivities. They teach the wrong way to handle problems. Make no mistake about this. No matter what defenders of this junk may say, violent movies, video games, and gross music have consequences that include more arguing, hitting, abuse, and other violent behavior; sometimes even killings like happened in Littleton....   [tags: School Violence Essays]

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How Are Automatic Stabilizers Used To Combat Inflation?

- How are Automatic Stabilizers Used to Combat Inflation. In today's economy, there are devices present called automatic stabilizers. Automatic stabilizers, are mechanisms which aid in the correction of an economic problem without the interference of anyone or anything. They are perhaps most useful to combat demand - pull inflation. Demand - pull inflation, is when prices rise because the economy cannot produce enough goods to satiate the economy. An automatic stabilizer, that is beneficial to combat such a problem, is a progressive tax....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Economic Analysis of India

- ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF INDIA The Indian Economy is the tenth largest in the world by nominal Gross Domestic Product and the third largest in terms of purchase power parity. India after the growth of over 9% during 2005-08, moderated to growth of 6.7% in 2008-09 because of the global financial crisis due to the fiscal and monetary space, but with time the economy recovered to growth of 8.4% in 2009-10 and 2010-11. The slowdown in the economy began in the second quarter of 2011-12, when the growth rate declined to 6.70% from level of 8%....   [tags: growth, inflation, GDP]

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What Makes Horror Games Unsettling and Why Do Graphics not Matter?

- Research Question: What makes horror games unsettling and why do graphics not matter. As the main topic suggests, what makes horror games unsettling. First off, you might want to think about a few things such as; what is your definition of fear, what unsettles you, what just rubs you the wrong way. Well according to Stephen King, this can be broken into three types; The Gross-out, horror, and terror. The Gross-out in this case is what it is, and that what we find disgusting, morbid, or diseased....   [tags: fear, emotion, psychological, supernatural]

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Multiple Choices and Decision Making in Overcoming Obesity

- Multiple Choices, What Do To Choose. Choices made have long lasting effects. In life, many choices have to be made. Some are beneficial, and some are detrimental. People have been aware of them for a long time, while for others the information has come to them just recently. Good decision-making is the goal one strives for, producing decisions that will be both helpful and supportive. Exercise, accountability, and life style changes including diet habits can help overcome obesity. Exercise helps to overcome obesity....   [tags: Exercise, Accountability]

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How is National Income derived? What is the GDP? What information does

- How is National Income derived. What is the GDP. What information does it give us about a nation. What is per capita income. If you wanted to know about the economy of a country, which would you consider more important, and why. (25 points) National Income is derived through the overall income earned by a country’s people, including labor and capital investment. Gross domestic product is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products....   [tags: Economics]

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Predicting the Future of the United States Economy

- It is to my belief that no one can possibly predict the future of the economy. Because of this we are faced with many questions that cannot be easily answered. Will the economy recover drastically or simply continue to increase moderately. Or could the economy in turn go into a recession. “There's been plenty of good news about the U.S. economy… employment is expanding (2.4 million new payroll jobs in the last year); inflation remains low (less than a 2 percent rate in the past quarter); the stock market is higher (up 11 percent on the Dow from its November low), and business investment is impressive (rising at a 14 percent rate in late 2004).” (1) It is my opinion that unless something dra...   [tags: economics business united states america]

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Economic Analysis of The U.S. 2001-2003

- Economic Analysis of The U.S. 2001-2003 Economics have many indicators to describe how it runs. The indicators can show if the economy has improved or declined. The economic indicators that will be focused on in this analysis of the United States economy from 2001 – 2003 will be the consumer price index, the imports and exports, the unemployment rate, and finally the gross domestic product. Now while most may know the meanings of the previously stated indicators, for those who don’t, they remain useless unless defined....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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