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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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The World 's Highest Gross Domestic Product Per Capita

- ... Steel accounts for almost 29% of all exports and 3.9% of the work force. The relative decline in the steel sector arose when Arbed became Arcelor, taken over by Mittal Steel the largest steel producer in the world. Tourism is another important part of the national economy, bringing in about 8.3% of GDP in 2009. Luxembourg welcomes over 900,000 travelers a year. Luxembourg has a small agricultural sector, which most farmers are working in dairy and meat production. Agriculture has 0.3% composition of GDP, while industry has 11.3% and services at 88.3%....   [tags: Gross domestic product, European Union, France]

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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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Gross Gnp And Gross Domestic Product

- ... Question 3: Inflation is meaning a general level of price for goods and services is rising, consequently purchasing power of currency is falling (Begg, 2013, p. 266). But for each people, the inflation for each people is different. For example, for poor people buy coat it may account for a large proportion of the income. On the other hand, buy a car for rich people it may account for a fewer proportion of the income. Rich people will not affected by inflation. But poor people inflation is suffering....   [tags: Tax, Progressive tax, Unemployment, Economics]

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The Minutemen And Their World By Robert Gross

- The American Revolution started in the year 1765, when the Colonists rejected the Parliament of Great Britain to tax them without representation and ended in 1783 with the peace treaty with Britain; Treaty of Paris. But a lot of major events occurred in the colonies before the American Revolution could be over and these events would result in series of social, political, and intellectual transformation in American history. In his book, The Minutemen and Their World, Robert Gross’s describes the lives of people in Concord, Massachusetts before, during and, after the American Revolution, where much of these events took place and changed the way of life people lived in Concord....   [tags: Massachusetts, American Revolutionary War]

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The Gross Domestic Product Of Education

- The Gross Domestic Product of Education Achieving the American dream is a vivid image painted much more beautifully since the election of president Barack Obama. Accounts of the growth of the economy becoming more linear with the funding of the United States Education Department is creating structure for the working class of the United States. Recovering from a recession is difficult, and there is still much work to do. By increasing funding in the areas of healthcare, and cutting spending that will decrease the deficit, Americans can receive the best education to progress and increase the gross domestic product and feel comfortable in securing the status of their lives....   [tags: Barack Obama, President of the United States]

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Short Story : ' Gross '

- Trudy said, “I wonder what the two of them are going to do today with the house all to themselves?” “Gross. I don’t even want to think about that” I hissed, as dad opened the door to the truck and got in. After we the elementary school, we went to the high school. While Aunt Joyce filled out paperwork, I watched the clock like a hawk, it was almost 8:30. After the lady in the office gave Trudy her schedule and made a student identification card, she handed me a note to get to class. While I showed Trudy around, some girl in the hallway said, “Hey Kandee, is that your sister?” I didn’t know what to say....   [tags: Mind, English-language films, 2005 albums]

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The Gross Legalization Of Illicit Substances

- The American populous has perceived drugs as an evil entity, set out to eliminate the integrity and well-being of the country. Categorized as dangerous to human health and safety, these substances, ranging from marijuana to heroin, have influenced large populations into the belief of a necessity to eradicate such substances by force in an attempt to preserve and promote human life. Presently, the American society has opted to begin the legalization of a certain drug to join others, such as caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, already available for purchase in excess....   [tags: Drug, Illegal drug trade, Drug addiction, Heroin]

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Being Human By Richard Gross

- Being Human-Language In Being Human by Richard Gross, one of the most common claims for human exceptionalism is language. Human language has surpassed any kind of communicative behavior carried on by other species. The power of spoken language is what makes us humans and what differs us from other living organisms. The complexity of human language involves learning the components of symbolic elements certainly not learned in other species’ communication systems. Non-human brains are simply not structured to develop language like humans do....   [tags: Brain, Human brain, Psychology, Human]

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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 ( 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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Sex Is Kinda Gross?

- ... If you find yourself mysteriously covered in blood, don’t freak out. Sometimes blood happens. If you spot blood, take a moment to ask your partner, “Are you okay. Do you want to keep going?” If you find yourself bleeding, let your partner know what’s going on, stop if you need to, or let them know it’s okay to continue having sex. Tears Ah, yes, the most emotional of bodily fluids. If your partner is crying, I just gotta ask: are you that good in bed. Well, good for you. If not, it’s probably time for an emotional conversation because tears in bed cannot be ignored....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Analysis Of ' Neighbors ' By Jan L. Gross

- ... Polish identity needs to be revisited, as well as their relationships with their Jewish neighbors in World War ll. In order to help the reader understand and learn about the impact this massacre had on the Polish identity Polonsky uses primary sources such as interviews, public transcripts, articles, and opinion pieces from Poland and other areas in order to lend insight into the moral tensions leading to the massacre explained in Gross’s novel. It is clear that Gross’s novel led to mass controversy over the event and rather than look at the specific details of the massacre described in Gross’s book, it is better to look at the argument of Polish history and identity....   [tags: World War II, The Holocaust, Jews]

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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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Case Brief Of Glossip V Gross

- ... Warner and three other plaintiffs also moved for a preliminary injunction to prevent Oklahoma from moving forward with their executions.” The court denied the motion of the lawsuits claiming there were not enough evidence protecting their claim of cruel and unusual punishment. Warner was later executed on January 15, 2015, which led to Richard E. Glossip, a death row inmate, and two other death row inmates to petition to the court again. The question raised in this case is, “Does Oklahoma’s use of midazolam as the initial drug in the execution protocol, the same initial drug used in Clayton Lockett 's execution, violate the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishm...   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection]

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Imax 's ' Gross Box Office

- ... IMAX has the room to improve their ROE and they can do this by expanding in BRIC nations. They have a real opportunity to increase their ROE and be successful in long run.  IMAX has the largest P/E ratio which indicates that investors value IMAX more than its competitors. Furthermore, a high P/E ratio indicates positive future performance and high future growth. This is an affirmative sign for IMAX because it means that investors are supporting their decision of expanding in BRIC nations.  There are a number of risks associated with operating in international markets (BRIC nations) that could negatively affect IMAX’s operations, sales and future growth prospects ....   [tags: United States dollar, Currency, Economics]

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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 "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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Physical Development On Gross And Fine Motor Skills

- ... In this development they learn to combine, separate, order things, and transform objects. These processes are called concrete because they are performed in the presence of the objects and events being thought about (Cognitive Development, 2014). Adolescences marks the beginning of complex thinking, and the ability to reason from knowing fundamentals. Psychosocial development is explained by Erik Erikson. He emphasized the role of culture and society and the conflicts that can take place within the ego itself (McLeod, 2008)....   [tags: Developmental psychology]

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A Brief Note On Gross Fixed Capital Formation

- ... Time is also a major advantage. There also are normally lower costs from cheaper labor. Nevertheless, this could lead to the possibility of experiencing a scarce amount of resources in the area, therefore leading to higher costs. This leads to FDI being utilized. This may lead to more profit in a foreign location as opposed to the home country. 4. a. Cemex has many qualities that are difficult to duplicate into other companies. Yet, these qualities could be hard to channel into other companies....   [tags: Foreign direct investment, Investment]

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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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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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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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The Theory Of Economic Development And Environmental Degradation

- ... They suggest that the EKC may record only displacement of dirty industries, if the changes in the production structure in developed economies are not accompanied by equivalent changes in the requirements of production or composition of consumption. That is, reductions in certain industrial outputs might not be accompanied by reductions in the input requirements in the same industries, and also might not be accompanied by reductions in the national consumptions. International trade could play an important role to fulfill those required inputs and consumptions....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economics]

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Current Industrial And Economic Conditions

- Economists use several indicators to help forecast future economic trends through extensive analysis of current industrial and economic conditions. One of the primary indicators that are used by economists to help determine the health of a country’s economy is its gross domestic product (GDP). GDP can be defined as “the market value of all final goods and services produced in a country during a period of time, typically one year”(Hubbard and O’Brien, 2013). In the United States, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which is part of the Department of Commerce, calculates the GDP by adding the total personal consumption expenditures of consumers (includes durable and nondurable goods as well...   [tags: Gross domestic product, Macroeconomics]

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Is Ecuador A Country?

- Ecuador is a country in South America bordered by Colombia, Peru, and the Pacific Ocean.Ecuador is currently ranked 116 economically. This ranking is based on the gdp per capita of the country. GDP per capita measures the amount of income per average person. A set of economic indicators are useful to asses the different aspect of a nations economy. It is important to remember that the most important characteristic in a healthy economy is its productivity. However in order to measure how productive a nation actually is, a series of quantitative assesments must be performed....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economics]

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Access The Bureau Of Economic Analysis Website

- Access the Bureau of Economic Analysis Website: Study real GDP growth rates and their components for the four most recent quarters and complete the following: 1. Identify and explain the components that comprise GDP and their relative contributions to GDP. 3 points 2. Describe the recent rate of real GDP growth. 3 points 3. Identify and analyze the factors that have driven growth (or the lack of growth) in real GDP. 8 points 4. Identify any recent events or changes that have caused an increase in GDP but not a correlating increase in our nation 's standard of living....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economics, Macroeconomics]

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Macroeconomics And Its Effect On The People Of The World

- Before learning any idea extensively, it is good to know the basics. Pertaining to macroeconomics, the basics may in fact be the most important part. Basics such as Gross Domestic Product, unemployment, inflation and other items create a foundation to macroeconomics, as well as the goals of the economy. An introduction is given in chapter 19 that states the basics as well as goals, briefly. Chapter 20 focuses on the measurement of macroeconomics, and looks extensively into calculation the many forms of Gross Domestic Product....   [tags: Unemployment, Economics, Gross domestic product]

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A Study Of Money, Capital, Banking, Wealth, Production And Consumption Of Goods

- ... Consequently withdrawals will rise, and this will continue until they have risen to equal injections. If withdrawals were greater than injections the national income will fall. There economic growth will be negative, unemployment will rise and inflation will fall. Changes in injections and withdrawals have a decisive effect on the whole macroeconomics environment in which businesses operate (Begg & Ward, 2013). Also to analyse equilibrium in an economy can be used diagram from the figure 2.2.2 : Figure 2.2.2 When national income equals aggregate demand, there is equilib...   [tags: Economics, Gross domestic product, Unemployment]

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The Economic Health Of A Country 's Economy

- Countries strive for national prosperity, and they assert that their economic health drives high standards of living for their citizens. Historically, economists have measured nations’ prosperity and quality of life in terms of their gross domestic product (GDP). The GDP is used to measure the health of a country’s economy; it represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period, (Boston Fed, 5). Conceptually, GDP impacts nearly every resident within the country’s economy....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Quality of life]

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Current Macroeconomic Condition And Related Fiscal Policy

- ... In business sector, private business investment declined in the March quarter. Mining investment is estimated to decrease by around 25% in 2015-2016, while non-mining business investment remains subdued. (Budget, 2015) The commodity prices, including iron ore and coal prices, have fallen dramatically as an increase in global supply coincides with a more subdued outlook steel demand from China (Budget, 2015). This price decline has largely decreased the mining sector’s profits, contributing to the write-downs of $20 billion to government’s tax receipt over the last year....   [tags: Inflation, Gross domestic product, Macroeconomics]

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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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What Is Fair Trade?

- ... The effect and interest for fair trade has additionally come to bigger organizations. Starbucks started supporting fair trade espresso beans in 2000, and as of late retailers like Wal-Mart and merchants, and even McDonald 's has joined the cause. These organizations buy constantly developing measures of item through fair trade, making a positive effect. With more help/support from organizations like these, fair trade will keep on flourishing, and may even surpass the old methods for trade....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Quality of life]

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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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Comparison Between Village And Town

- ... Meanwhile, only 20% of people in town A has high gross income that is below 3500 per year. Result Town A Analysis data in town A shows that the average age of respondent in town A is 41- 50 years and a standard deviation of age is 21 years old. The values within one standard deviation mean that 68% of people in town A between 20-29 and 62-71. Therefore, based on the mean age, it can be assumed an older population in town A. The average of the productive land and production in town A is slight different, productive land is 9.10 ha while the production is only 9.40 tons/ha....   [tags: Arithmetic mean, Standard deviation, Gross income]

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Strategy And Implementation Of Trulaney Deli And Bakery

- Strategy and Implementation The Trulaney Deli and Bakery will promote a new sales discount program. We will continue to advertise via the ValuPack coupons offering a two for one special on selected pastries, sandwiches, and menu items. We will continue this discount for the months November and December. We will introduce customer loyalty card as well as a ten percent senior discount available to seniors 60 and older on Monday through Thursday. The customer loyalty card will afford customers an opportunity to acquire stamps for gourmet product purchase for every $10 they spend; therefore, after receiving ten stamps they are eligible for a free $10 product....   [tags: Marketing, Pricing, Gross margin, Le Cordon Bleu]

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Gdp Is The Highest Priority Upon The Pursuit Of Economic Growth?

- What is GDP. Should society continue to place the highest priority upon the pursuit of economic growth. This essay will define what the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or Gross National Product (GNP) is and how the circular flow chart is dependent on an equal flow in and out of the economy. The thesis for the essay is that society should not place the highest priority upon the pursuit of economic growth; this will be supported with evidence. It will also briefly argue the opponents side on why GDP should be the highest priority....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economics, Economic growth]

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Economic Performance And Standard Of Living Within A Country

- GDP per capita is a measure that evaluates the economic performance and standard of living within a country. The term GDP refers to gross domestic product, which is a quantified sum of goods and services produced within a country over a specified time span. The calculation of GDP is used to analyze the economic performance level of a country, the units used to evaluate this measure is [C (consumer)+ I (investment)+ G (government) + (X-M) (exports-imports)]. GDP per capita is a ratio between GDP and population, which can be derived from the real GDP (adjusted for inflation) divided by the population....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economic growth, Economics]

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Economic Growth And Development Of Australia

- Economic growth is an increase in capacity of an economy to produce goods and services, compared to from one period of time to another. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) found within in an economy is formally used as a measuring point for how an economy is growing or performing within its framework of economic components. Gross domestic product itself is the total market value of all final goods and services produced in an economy over a period of time. By utilizing the data presented from ones economic growth, individuals can determine the trends, precise statistics and the events to come within a country’s future in order to develop forecasts and decisions based on an economy’s current cour...   [tags: Economic growth, Economics, Gross domestic product]

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Cost Of Electricity From New Kosovo Power Plant

- Taking all of the above factors into account, IEEFA estimates that the system cost of electricity from New Kosovo Power Plant in 2021 will be 128.17 EUR/MWh, determined as follows: The cost of the plant at 128.17 EUR/MWh is four times higher than the current cost of electricity in Kosovo under the system managed by KEK. The cost to produce electricity in the current system was $28.93/MWh in 2015 dollars, as reported by KEK. The current system is old. It is operated under a different set of business assumptions than that used for NKPP....   [tags: Economics, Economic growth, Gross domestic product]

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Impact Of Global Growth On The Emerging Economies

- Global GDP growth has been painstakingly unsteady than anticipated over the past few years. Shortcomings in the emerging economies have more than extensively contributed to this, where growth has slowed more significantly than anticipated; “annual emerging economy growth since 2012 has been, on average, ¾ of a percentage point lower than forecasts made the previous year by International Monetary Fund (IMF).” Promising world growth prospects have debilitated since the August inflation report. Global equity prices took a plunge for the worse suggesting an overall greater supply than demand....   [tags: Economic growth, Economics, Gross domestic product]

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The Principle of Purchasing Power Parity

- Compare and contrast the absolute and relative versions of the principle of purchasing power parity (PPP) and evaluate the principle’s practical usefulness. Definition of Purchasing power parity PPP is an economic theory that states that the price of common goods between two different countries compared should be equal when converted in to a common currency. PPP ratio presents two countries identical products or group of products relative price level difference. The basis for PPP is “law of one price” The law of one price simply states that, in the presence of a competitive market structure and the absence of transport cost and other barriers to trade, identical products which are sold in...   [tags: gross domestic product, law of one price]

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A Universal Health Care System

- In 2008 when president Obama took office he started to reform our health care system. Many people wanted him to go to a universal health care system. Conservatives don’t like that idea for any number of reasons including it is against the capitalist system we currently have. American conservative’s ideology is different than most industrialist countries. President Obama chose not to go that route. The question he had to ask himself I would imagine was, Is the United States ready for a universal health care system....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Gross domestic product]

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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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Effect Of The On The Caribbean Is Affected By Catastrophic Risk Caused By The Occurrence Of A Hurricane

- ... Model (5) regression therefore included the contributing factors to FDI inflows. In this model, the coefficient of hurricanes decreases to 0.009 and it is also statistically insignificant. The adjusted R2 also increases from 0.002 to 0.073, but this is still somewhat low in explaining the variation of FDI inflows in the Caribbean region. The number of hurricane occurrences in Model (6) was negative at 0.009, whereas the coefficient for hurricanes (t) 2 was positive. Both of these variables were found to be statistically indifferent from 0....   [tags: Gross domestic product, National accounts]

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Factors Affecting The Economy Of The Country 's Gdp Economic Output

- GPD, these components are 1) Personal consumption 2) Business Investment (near and dear to my Uncle Ed) …3) Government Spending and 4) Net Exports of Goods and Services. The GDP growth rate calculates and determines how fast the economy of any country grows. This is determined by comparing various quarters of the country 's GDP economic output against a particular quarter. The GDP growth rate is the most important indicator of economic health. When the economy is expanding, the GDP growth rate is positive....   [tags: Economics, Gross domestic product, Macroeconomics]

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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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The Impact On The Global Economy And Key Nations

- 2.4 GFC Impact on the Global Economy and Key Nations The Global Financial Crisis had a significant impact on the global economy, causing global GDP to fall by 2.1% in 2009. FOOTNOTE The advanced economies experienced an unprecedented 7.5% decline in real GDP during the last quarter of 2008. 2.4.1 The United States In the United States, Economic Growth increased from negative 1.2% in 2008 to negative 3.7% in 2009. DATA WORLDBOOK In the wake of the crisis many worried about the future of the economy....   [tags: Economics, Economy, Gross domestic product]

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International Comparisons Between The And The Welfare Of People

- GDP is internationally comparable and used universally by all countries regardless of output levels. International comparisons allow countries to compete in the global market and also help states create policies to improve education, health and overall improve welfare. The NHS is seen as a success to help improve health in the UK, many countries have attempted to copy the NHS’s key ideas to renovate their health service to improve welfare. (The Economist, 2014) Without comparisons, countries have no position to equate countries on how they can improve therefore leaving a cycle where countries aren’t productive and create no new national income....   [tags: Economics, Gross domestic product, Macroeconomics]

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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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The Economic Situation Of Indonesia

- The Canadian economy has recently been facing several setbacks due to oil prices dropping drastically. However, the economy is slowly being brought back on track with the Canadian dollar going up to around $0.80 USD. In order to further strengthen the Canadian economy, Canada’s government has been researching the economic status of countries around the world that may suitable for Canadian firms to invest in. This report analyses the current economic situation of Indonesia and discusses significant statistics that will help make a final decision, such as the GDP, inflation, unemployment, and resources found in Indonesia....   [tags: Inflation, Unemployment, Gross domestic product]

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China 's Era Of China

- ... Later, a new entity known as the the State- Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, or SASAC, was formed to manage the largest firms. A centerpiece of the reform drive was for China to enter the World Trade Organization. When coupled with falling transportation and community costs in China, world manufacturing began to be pushed towards China. The economy accelerated from 7.5% GDP growth in the 1990s to around 10% in 2003, with efficiency improvements (total factor productivity, explained later) accounting for more than half of the growth....   [tags: Economic growth, Gross domestic product]

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The Consumption Of Capital Investment

- ... By comparison, the percentage had a significant increased in China from 39.6% to 63.8%. An increase in trading in goods and service might cause a positive impact on GDP. Moreover, the trade balance changes also influence GDP which means there is a negative impact if the country increased imports and decreased exports. It is obvious that the percentage of inflation of these two countries both had a significant increase, from 1.3% to 2.1 % in the UK and from 2.1% to 3.8% in China. Inflation is affected by demand-pull inflation and cost-push inflation....   [tags: Inflation, Macroeconomics, Gross domestic product]

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Australia And Vietnam 's Economic Factors That Affect The Income Of A Country

- 1. I chose Australia and Vietnam to analysis whether these two countries are in prosperity or in poverty. There are 4 economic indicators that can be used to identify them as a low or high income country including GDP, GDP per capita, GNP, Economic growth, and inflation. GDP is the total market value of all final goods produced within a country during a specific period. GDP can be measured by the income method; that means GDP is one of the factors that impact on the income of a country. There higher GDP is, the higher income of a country is....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economic growth, Economics]

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Thailand 's Economic Performance Analysis

- Thailand, a country with more than 67 million inhabitants, is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia and categorized as an upper-middle income economy with GDP (at market prices) US$404.8 billion in 2014. Thailand’s economic performance, for the last five decades, showed an average annual growth of 6.1 per cent (World Bank, 2016). The growth was very volatile during the time, it was interrupted by several internal and external incidents such as the Asian Financial Crisis, tsunami and flood devastation, the global financial crisis, and political instability as well as military coups....   [tags: Economic growth, Economics, 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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The Issue Of Gun Violence

- ... In addition, about nine hundred children and teens commit suicide yearly and almost all of these deaths are with a parent’s gun (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services). Looking at the numbers, it is apparent that there are numerous deaths are a direct result of guns yearly. Since there are many children that are victims, people are more inclined to address the issue as it makes them sympathetic towards the harm caused by guns. Another way that Gross addresses gun violence as a serious issue and argues that there needs to be change is by declaring that enough is enough....   [tags: Firearm, Gun violence in the United States]

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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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The Minutemen And Their World : Book Review

- Robert A. Gross: The Minutemen and Their World: Book Review The minutemen and their world: As the title says "their world" this is exactly the basis that Gross take when he wrote the book. Rather than focusing on the war during that time like normal American Revolution stories, Gross focuses on the people as a community and life before, during, and after the war in the community. Gross presents himself as one who lived in the community because he seems to know a lot about the community as he was present in it....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, Continental Army]

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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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The Minutemen And Their World

- The minutemen and their world: As the title says "their world" this is exactly the basis that Gross take when he wrote the book. Rather than focusing on the war during that time like normal American Revolution stories, Gross focuses on the people as a community and life before, during, and after the war in the community. Gross presents himself as one who lived in the community because he seems to know a lot about the community as he was present in it. Gross takes a different perspective on the American Revolution explaining its effect on the everyday life of those in Concord, MA....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, Continental Army]

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