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Infant-Mother Attachment and Eating Disorder Behavior

- Mary S. Ainsworth was fascinated in the association between infants and their mothers that she later coined the theory of infant-mother attachment. According to Ainsworth, there are three evident attachment patterns that will develop, secure, anxious and avoidant infants. Ainsworth felt it was substantially necessary for a child to transition out from a mother’s attachment and vulnerability to autonomy and independence as a factor in normal development in personality. One of the key points of Ainsworth security theory is that infants need to “develop a sense of direction and secure dependence on parents” before leaving the nest into a strange and unfamiliar situation (Bretherton, 1992)....   [tags: Child Development, Sociology, Ainsworth]

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Nature vs Nurture: Genes vs Environment

- As a Congolese Proverb once said “A pretty face and fine clothes do not make a character”, yet the truth in this quote remains a mystery. Appearance is in nature and character is nurtured. Which one is more dominant on the other is a question waiting to be answered. The widely explored nature vs. nurture debate is best examined by looking at, hereditary implications, environmental factors and their interdependency. Hereditary factors play an integral part in developing persons’ physical traits, emotional traits and social etiquettes....   [tags: child development, psychology]

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Structured Portfolio of My Teaching Activities

- Structured Portfolio Assignment Prepare a structured portfolio relating to your teaching activities over a minimum of a 3 month period. Introduction This is a portfolio of the teaching activities I undertake as a Teaching Fellow. I will be reflecting on my activities and discussing the principles that I have tried to use to guide my teaching. I am a clinical teaching fellow in Medicine and I am involved with teaching undergraduate medical students. I am also involved with the examination of medical students at different stages of their study....   [tags: Clinical Fellow, Teaching Portfolio]

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The Gender Roles of Michael Bluth

- In two generations of the Bluth family, Michael stands alone as the only independent and upright adult. Michael Bluth, the central character of the television sitcom Arrested Development, shoulders many responsibilities as the center of his family. Much of these duties come from his role as a parent. Michael has combination of stereotypically male and female characteristics and roles that depict him as a typical mother and father. Women, who are typically described as accepting, nurturing, and sensitive, are conventionally in charge of domestic tasks such as looking after children (Gender and Gender Identity”; Signorelli)....   [tags: Arrested Development]

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George Washington Carver: The Peanut Man

- George Washington Carver “George Washington Carver, who was not interested in being famous or amassing wealth found joy and honor in helping others, is considered one of America’s greatest but humblest of heroes. According to the World Book Dictionary, a hero is an individual admired for noble qualities and for his contribution to a particular field. The impact of “nature” and “nurture” on George were the greatest factors that enabled him to become a hero (United States). They “ultimately influenced him on his quest for education, which helped him become a renowned agricultural scientist, educator and humanitarian” (United States)....   [tags: African American innovators]

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The Ethical Approaches Of Business Ethics

- Because society is fundamentally based upon performance and profit, it is necessary to impart a sense of corporate social responsibility with regard to modern commerce. The ethical approaches of purpose, principle and consequence are integral components of business social performance; itemizing these contributions involves incorporating the interests of ethics and morality within the corporate structure. These are essential concepts that are often absent from a managerial standpoint. Corporate social responsibility should exist within every company 's infrastructure; however, social integrity is not something that is often at the forefront of modern day business dealings....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Business ethics, Applied ethics]

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A Study On Sex And Gender

- Not too long ago I made an appointment with my local clinic to get my annual yearly checkup. When I arrived, the kind lady at the front desk gave me a form to fill out. This form consisted of general questions, such as: Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Phone Number and Sex or Gender. These are usually pretty common questions on a form like this, you can also see these on a job application or when filling out a loan from a bank. These questions are typically pretty routine to answer and take no more than a few minutes to complete; but, have you ever received a document that asks you for both your sex and gender....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Man, Transgender]

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Childhood Obesity : Is It Parental

- Child Hood Obesity I chose Childhood Obesity: Is it parental nurturing to blame. Now a day we live very hectic lives and eating a well balance meal is hard to do. Sitting around the table and enjoying a meal together is almost impossible. As both parents work outside of the home cooking a balance meal is very hard. Going to buy food from a fast food place is easier than going to the store and buying the food and then cooking it....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Childhood, Food]

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Gender Roles Of Women And Women

- Who’s to say that just because you are male you have to act manly and if you are female you must be girly. Over the years, gender roles have had a dominant place in society, different families emphasizing different roles. Society places certain expectations on men and women, designating particular responsibilities to each.Throughout the years, society 's rules and expectations for men and women have changed, therefore, it 's important to know where gender roles come from and how they affect people because they play an important role in shaping the way we think about others in society....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Female, Male]

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The Implementation Of A Facilitation Session

- At the beginning of a facilitation session, I would “clearly describe(s) the goal” provide information on “how the session will be conducted” and “clarify whether members are making the final decision or as simple being asked for input about a decision to be made elsewhere” and state “how long the entire discussion will take” (Bens, 2012, p. 18). To end the facilitation session, I would “provide a summary of key points to ensure that there’s a shared view of the outcome” (Bens, 2012, p.19). I do not like using the “Peer tutoring” approach with small groups....   [tags: Education, Learning, Knowledge, Teacher]

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The Lifespan Of Parent Child Relationship

- The Lifespan of Parent-Child Relationship A parent-child or primary caregiver relationship is one of the most important relationships. This interconnection is an unspeakable an unbreakable bond. Relationships between a parent and child involve a complexity of emotions and behaviors. This relationship differs between parent to parent and child to child. Relationships within the community, peers, co-workers, family and others encountered set the tone for the parent-child affair. Early parent-child relationships have powerful effects on children’s emotional well-being (Dawson & Ashman, 2000)....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology, Behavior]

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Gender Roles Of Women And Women

- Gender roles have been around for a long time and they are socially constructed. Yes there are differences in men and women naturally but most are exaggerated by society. In American culture men are the ones who have masculine roles traditionally associated with strength, aggression, and dominance, while females have feminine roles traditionally associated with passivity, nurturing, and subordination. Therefore setting certain standards that one must follow can be harmful in one 's life. A man gets the idea that he shouldn 't be nurturing or show feelings and instead needs to be tough and perform violence if needed....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Masculinity, Woman]

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The Liars Club By Mary Karr

- The Liars Club is a story told as a memoir by Mary Karr and it is told from her point of view, and how she remembers certain moments of her life growing up in a small East Texas town. Karr talks mainly about her family and the people in her life who have all left a strong impression on her. In her story she describes and conveys the emotion and detail from her interactions with her family. While she focuses mainly on her relationships with her family, she demonstrates how she and her family defied stereotypical gender roles with their own strong which enabled them to cope with a hard life....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Grandparent, Stereotype]

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Construction of the Child through Character in Milne's Winnie the Pooh

- In this book there are who different characters of Christopher Robin (CR). There is, in one realm of narration, CR the listener of the story and in another, there is CR the character in the story. These two characters are quite different. CR, the child over whom the narrator can exercise adult authority is shy, listens to stories, takes baths and plays with toys while the CR the character is the main authority, goes to parties, expeditions and heroic rescue missions. CR the character seems to possess similar characteristics of the adult narrator....   [tags: World Literature]

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Neurological Effects of Fos B Gene on Behavior of Mice

- The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of the fos B gene and it's neurological effects on the behavior of mice through the analysis of "A Defect in Nurturing in Mice Lacking the Immediate Early Gene fos B" appearing in the July 26 issue of Cell. Through various chemical and behavioral tests it is found that fos B mothers demonstrate an inability to nurture their young. It was shown that the lack of expression of the fos B gene in certain areas of the brain was the probable cause of the lack of the nurturing response in the mutant mice....   [tags: Biology Genetics Mouse]

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My Personal Philosophy of Education

- Abstract The main goal of education is to prepare individuals to be contributing citizens of our society and to help them reach their true potential. Education provides the foundation that enables students to be successful lifelong learners that thrive in society. While schools are the catalyst for the dissemination of education, it is a successful partnership between schools, government family and community that ensures the ultimate success of education. A clear focus on educating all students despite their diverse needs and differentiated instruction are essential....   [tags: teaching, educational philosophy]

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Contributions of Teachers to Society

- Teachers hold a very sensitive role in the modern civilized society. Regarded as social engineers, teachers possess immense knowledge on various issues that affect our daily lives as a community of human beings. Though in many countries including the developed ones, teachers are poorly remunerated they make invaluable contributions to their communities, to society and to the world at large, engaging in yeoman services with selfless love and dedication that could only be considered priceless. This paper serves to explore some of the social contributions that teachers make to the modern civilized society....   [tags: Education]

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The Masculinity in Fatherless Men

- It is apparent that society has created a sense of alienation for a generation of men who feel like boys that are lost, and unsure about what it really means to be a man. Most of these men have been lacking a parental father figure in their life. Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club and Pat Barker’s Regeneration provide an analysis of men growing up fatherless and the lifelong effects it has on the male, including the effects of their sense of masculinity. Fight Club and Regeneration are a warning of what happens in a society when there is no father archetype upon men can look up to....   [tags: Fight Club, Regeneration]

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The Cause of Serial Killers

- ... With DeSalvo’s monstrous adolescence, he was arrested as a teen for burglary and breaking and entering. Later on, he decided to join the army, where he meets his future wife while stationed in Germany. While in Germany, he molests a nine-year-old girl; no charges were pressed, but he was honorably discharged from the Army. After being discharged from the Army, DeSalvo would often rob banks whenever he was short on money (Biography). DeSalvo was known to the world as many things, but infamously known as The Boston Strangler....   [tags: upbringings, trauma, death, abuse, neglect]

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Food Network And Cooking Channel

- Cooking shows are great entertainment for food lovers, but these shows often display two types of culinary personas: the female home cook and the male chef. Although more women are being recognized in the world of professional cooking and more men are cooking at home, there is still a portrayal of women in the home kitchen and men in the restaurants on popular cooking shows. Food Network and Cooking Channel are the two largest cooking networks and displays the greatest number of food personalities....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Culinary art, Iron Chef]

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Main Types Of Parenting Styles

- Many parents often wonder if they are raising their child correctly. As a parent, one may want to find a parenting style that is nurturing but also disciplinary. There are four main types of parenting styles to choose from; authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved. If a parent wants to take a loving and standard holding approach, he or she should choose the authoritative parenting style. Authoritative parents are known for setting expectations and consequences, encouraging independence, listening to their children and being open to discuss options of punishment, administering fair discipline, and being nurturing....   [tags: Parenting styles, Parenting, Childhood]

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Homeless Children And Their Families

- “Responding to the Voices of Homeless Preschool Children and Their Families” and article written for the Early Education Journal by Kevin J. Swick published online 5 June 2010. Homeless families have many obstacles to overcome health issues, poverty, lack of basic resources and exposure to unsafe communities. Early childhood professionals working with these families and children have a goal of helping to empower these families to improve their circumstances. To do this professionals most first listen to the people who our experiencing homelessness to help suggest strategies and ways to improve each individuals situation....   [tags: Poverty, Homelessness, Early childhood education]

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Walmart : An Toy Store

- Walmart is one of the well-known children’s toy store in the United States and so, I decided to visit the store nearby my house on Davis Street in San Leandro. The store was pretty clean and less busy during the day. This Walmart is vastly huge; perhaps the reason they placed large department and gender signs over the aisles so these would help shoppers easily locate and get the items they are looking for. As a matter of fact, these department signs (e.g. Baby and Toys) and gender signs (e.g. Girls and Boys) helped me find the toy department quickly....   [tags: Gender, Male, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Green]

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The Legalization Of Recreational Drugs

- Recreational drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin have been discussed about being legalized almost as long as they have been around. In attempt to solve this issue you must look at the pros and cons if this were to happen. We must analyze and understand how this would affect our government, as well as society and each individual person, which is just as important, maybe even more. When looking at The situation through the Branford runner and the value analysis screen perspective, The evidence support why they should not the legalize recreational drugs....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Recreational drug use]

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The Modes Of Cultural Adaptation

- Modes of Cultural Adaptation In order to consider the role of cultural adaption as it relates to bicultural identity and its development, one must first begin by defining culture. Culture is defined as the development of values, beliefs, and behaviors of organized patterns that is shared by social groups overtime (Robbins, Chatterjee, & Canda, 2012). While cultural adaptation can be looked upon as information that have been shared among individuals across generations which is considered a powerful instrument to be utilized as new situations arise (Cavalli-Sforza, 1988)....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Minority group, Social work]

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Family And Children 's Agency

- The name of the agency that I am currently interring with is Family and Children’s agency in Norwalk, CT. The mission statement of the agency is to collaborate with individuals, families, organizations, and communities to help them realize life’s possibilities. The agency has more than 70 years of experience in the field of social work and human services. They offer programs to individuals thorough out the life cycle, including children, families, youth, adults and seniors. Their programs include intensive in-home child & adolescent psychiatric services, family support and prevention services, support for first time parents, permanency placement services program, Korean adoption, community c...   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Child]

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Stereotypes And Stereotypes Of Women

- Gender inequality is inevitable in most societies. Even societies that claim to be educated and advanced have gender related stereotypes that further worsen the gender inequality. A gender related stereotype is a generalized view or preconception about attributes, or characteristics that are, or ought to be, possessed by women and men or the roles that are or should be performed by men and women. Gender related stereotypes could be both positive and negative. For example, “women are nurturing” or “women are weak.” Some stereotypes related to women are so impactful that they shake the foundation of gender equality causing women to be treated unfairly in society....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Stereotype]

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The Black Background And The Grey Models Human Bodies

- In regards to the pictures provided, the black background and the grey models human bodies and different DNA molecules demonstrate that the debate between who an individual really is, whether it is nature or nurture appears to be an everlasting debate and will always seem to be an unanswered. The two twin newborns which one is represented for nature and the other for nurture seem to be an experimental project that a psychologist or scientist seems to undergo. Twins are a great experiment to use for the nature and nurture project because they can really determine what a person who they really are....   [tags: Nature versus nurture, Human nature]

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Parenting Styles, Authoritarian, Permissive, And The Best Approach

- Parenting Styles As a parent, your approach to your child is as unique as you are, expressing different types of affection and discipline that fits your expectations which result in three major parenting styles, authoritarian, permissive, and the best approach authoritative. Each type of parenting approach has its own benefits and also disadvantages resulting into categories for which fits best for each parent. But also expressing the superior advantages of being an authoritative parent. Let’s start with Authoritarian parent, which revolves around the idea of “my way or the highway.” This particular way is a parents know best approach emphasizing obedience instead of love and nurturing....   [tags: Parenting styles, Parenting]

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Nurturance: A Critical Analysis

- Nurturance is the social behavior of providing physical and emotional sustenance in order to adhere to the essential needs of individuals that are perceived to be young, helpless or feeble. The predisposition to nurture can be viewed as a personality trait or temperament. Scholars have often examined the need to nurture and be nurtured. According to scholars nurturance is considered both a biological, psychosocial need. This is visible in mother-child relationships. As an infant, an individual bonds to another individual (usually a mother) who provides a secure base, which provides a sense of emotional stability for the infant....   [tags: Social Behavior, Attachment Theory]

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Race and Class Inequalties

- Inequality is experienced in various ways. Along with race and class inequalities, we have gender inequalities. What creates and maintains significant gender inequality when it comes to decision making. We could look back to1918; when Irish decision makers were made up solely of men. From 1919 to today we see a similar trend of gender inequality. It seems that when it comes to power and decision making, women take the back seat. We can argue that men and woman are naturally good at different things resulting to society creating this gender gap....   [tags: gender inequalities, patriarchy]

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The Impacts of Adoption

- The Impacts of Adoption On March 28, 1990, the agonizing screams of a seven-teen year old mother echo throughout the halls of Ingham County Hospital. After nine extensive months, at 4:35 a.m. a healthy brown-haired and brown-eyed baby girl is born weighing merely seven pounds, eleven ounces. Thus, begins my story, I am the child of the teenage mother. Since birth, I resided with my grandparents, and on June 12, 1995, my grandparents legally adopted me. I believe adoption is a wonderful opportunity for children of unwary parents to receive nurturing support from an adoptive family, to receive better health insurance, and to obtain superior education opportunities....   [tags: fostercare, adoptive family]

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Prenanatal Development: Expectant Mothers

- While I had never paid much attention to expectant mothers in the past, this assignment made me a little more intrigued about prenatal development. In the beginning, it seemed impossible to properly report on prenatal development from just an observation stand point. Not being able to view the baby through a mother's exterior was my initial concern. However, I began to look around at pregnant mother's, carry children in this prenatal stage and took notes about their behaviors. I chose to observe my Aunt April who is having a baby....   [tags: sonogram picture, parenting ]

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My Early Learning Center

- MISSION STATEMENT The purpose of our early learning center is to provide families with a nurturing environment, high quality care, and stimulating education for young children to help them develop and succeed to become life -long learners. Our early education program fosters children’s natural curiosity and exploration through a curriculum that emphasizes the different ways children learn and integrating cognitive, language, social, emotional, and physical growth to develop the whole child. We believe the best learning takes place in a safe and positive environment by creating a classroom community which all children are respected, supported, appreciated, and valued as individuals....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Childhood, Learning]

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The Concepts of Creation and Nurture in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- The Concepts of Creation and Nurture in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein When Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein in 1818 she had lost her own mother and three children. It is against this background of loss that many chose to explore the possibility of bringing the dead back to life. As the daughter of William Galdwin, Mary would have known about many of the major scientific developments during her days. In particular she would have known Galvini and his experiment with frogs' legs, and is likely this motion of electricity was one of the factors that influenced her choice of the subject....   [tags: Papers]

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Teen Vandalism...Who Pays?

- Parents of teen vandals should be held responsible for their child’s act of vandalism because, as parents, they maintain accountability of their children. Due to the consequences of their child’s act of destruction and lack of morals and values, parents who maintain by law, total accountability of their children owe it to their community to pay for all costs incurred. The repercussions of family embarrassment may, in the long run teach not only the children how to obey authority through implemented rules and regulations, but it may also cause the parents to ultimately learn that their parenting skills need to align with acceptable standards of society....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Female Rape Victims

- A Maternalistic Victimology In late March of 2005, emails and text messages began to spread of a very serious and new crime tactic used by rapists. There were many variations to the content of the emails and text messages, but the overall message was the same. Apparently, a woman upon leaving her place of work came upon a crying child on the road. When she asked the child what happened, the child replied, “I am lost. Can you take me home please?” Non-suspecting of any foul play she took the child to the address....   [tags: Maternal Instincts, Awareness]

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Understanding Different Disabilities

- There are all types of disabilities emotional, behavioral, and physical are just a few of them. Some disabilities unfortunately leave students with a challenge learning. All students are different and will not have the same issues or even the same learning styles. These students will need a modified curriculum and specialized instruction. One student might learn better using real life strategies, while another student will learn better by simple repetition. Some difficulties they may have are learning how skills for life, socializing with others, and even some type of occupational skill....   [tags: health, disorders]

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Free Essays - Alienation in Landscape for a Good Woman

- Alienation in Landscape for a Good Woman In her introduction to Landscape for a Good Woman, Carolyn Steedman claims that "this is a drama of class" (22); she blames her mother's working-class background -- where "fierce resentment against the unfairness of things, was carried through seventy years and three generations ... [and] dissolved into the figure of [her] mother" (30) -- for her own joyless childhood. The shocking portrait of Steedman's mother, who tells her children repeatedly both in her actions and words how unwanted they are, redefines the culturally normative nurturing role of motherhood....   [tags: Landscape for a Good Woman Essays]

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A Woman's World

- A Woman's World There is a great distance present between woman in education and woman in society. Women in society, specifically the work place, do not reflect the portrayal of women in education. There is a thin line present between the identity of woman and what characteristics are needed to succeed in the work environment. Woman are capable of obtaining the characteristics that lead to success however, many may question where, when and how these traits are taught to women. In " What Does a Woman Need to Know....   [tags: Feminism Equality Essays]

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Women of the Epics

- Women of the Epics In Homer's epics women were very respected by journey and warrior men. The women were looked upon as beautiful, nurturing human beings. The mortal women in Homer's "Iliad" were mostly known for being faithful wives and very giving mothers. These women care for their children, such as Odysseus's mother did, when he was in great need of confidence and reassurance. After the death of Odysseus's mother, she returned as a shade from the underworld to tell Odysseus, "Your wife weeps for your return as she lives in your house with a loyal heart, and your son has kept your kingdom whole."(90) This gave Odysseus the confidence in his heart to continue on home to Ithaca, to reun...   [tags: Papers]

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The Psychology Of Class Counseling Practice Exercises Gave A Great Insight Into The Various Counseling Theories And Techniques

- The in-class counseling practice exercises gave a great insight into the various counseling theories and techniques. By role playing, I was able to better understand the challenges and benefits of the theories and how it applies to the current field of counseling. In the following, I will attempt to communicate my experience both at an academic level and spiritual level. The psychoanalytic theory was founded by Sigmund Freud. This theory is used in psychotherapy as a process of investigating and treating personality disorders....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy]

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Children Need The Assurance Of Being Loved And Cared For While They Are Enjoying An Educational Environment

-  Children I believe Children need the assurance of being loved and cared for while they are enjoying an educational environment. Each and child has the right to be safe, loved, nurtured, respected and valued. Therefore, I will provide holistic supports of the children needs and interests in a nurturing, familial environment that helps children to develop their sense of secure in order to foster the children’s development across all developmental domains. I believe children need time to explore, experiment, learn and create....   [tags: Childhood, Developmental psychology, Child]

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Analysis Of Angela And Adam 's ' The Home With Angela 's Mother '

- Presenting Problem The case study of Angela and Adam describes a situation in which a Caucasian teenage mother, Angela, does not appear to have a bond with her 11 month old son, Adam. According to Broderick and Blewitt (2015) Angela and Adam live in the home with Angela’s mother, Sarah. Angela’s relationship with her own mother is described as a bit dysfunctional as Sarah is reported to continue to be angry with Angela for becoming pregnant in the first place. Sarah’s anger has caused her to deny Adam’s father the ability to come to the home and play an active role in Adam’s life, therefore putting more of a strain on Angela who has already had to drop out of high school in attempt to take c...   [tags: Developmental psychology, Attachment theory]

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Young Girls are Becoming More Hypersexual From What They See in the Media

- Girls are looking older and older at a younger age and are starting to take dangerous measures. The marketing companies are deciding to market to six year olds as though they are sixteen, and parents are the ones buying the clothes for them. Not only is there a problem with the clothes that girls wear, it is also the toys they play with. First girls want to play dress up as princess then they want to play with the princesses. Soon the young girls get tired of playing with princesses and want dolls with attitude....   [tags: princess, barbie, media, toys]

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Respect Is Needed For A Good Relationship Between A Heath Professional And Patient

- Respect is needed for a good relationship between a heath professional and patient; it is the heart of health care. What is respect then. Respect is showing someone that they matter and that they are worth your time. Health professionals need to remain respectful to their patients at all times, so patients do in fact feel as if they are being taken care of to the fullest ability. The concept of respect can be shown and applied to almost all aspects of health care. In addition, as with everything in life, there can also be some barriers to respect in our profession....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient]

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Disclosure, Fidelity, And Consent Are The Most Important Building Blocks For Any Relationship

- Full disclosure, fidelity, and consent are the most important building blocks for any relationship. I believe these practices would provide a safer experience for all participating parties. However, the parties must vow to take these principles seriously and continue to build upon them. The consequences of breaking these vows could be detrimental to your physical and mental well-being and could hinder any future relationships of both parties. Sexual relationships can be great when you respect the other person as much as you respect yourself....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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Love between Mother and Child Portrayed in Judith Wright’s Woman To Man

- Woman To Man delves into various fundamental aspects of the human condition as interpreted by Wright, exploring these defining concepts and attitudes from a vividly emotive female perspective. It is clear that the poet has drawn on her own immensely personal experiences as part of an intimate relationship, thus realistically portraying the sheer emotional intensity shared by a man and woman in love. Wright also evidently perceives the sacred bond between a mother and her child, forged through the wondrous creation of new life, as an innate and inescapable facet of the human condition....   [tags: Woman To Man]

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

- Struggles, setbacks, and family tragedy, have not lacked in my life; yet I hold tightly onto my dreams, and seek for a means to feel a sense of accomplishment. My journey had led me in search for a book which I can identify with and acquire new knowledge to help me persevere in the goals that I have set for myself. I wanted a book that would help me grow without overlooking to my past experiences, but would help me utilize my failures and tragedies as a stepping-stone to self-development, maturity and my experience in my life now....   [tags: fear, stereotypes, tragedy]

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Analysis Of Sophocles ' Antigone 's Prince And Modern Day Notable Individuals

- History is full of stories of the people whom said truth to the power, From Sophocles’ Antigone to Machiavelli’s Prince and modern day notable individuals such as Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Majority of the stories although do not have a happy ending, and have an ill outcome for the individual or the group who spoke the truth to powers. From Assyrian and Chinese rulers of the ancient time boiling anyone who spoke against them (truth or not), to medieval times inquisition for speaking against ideology of the church and modern day South Africa’s apartheid cruelty and the massacre of the demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, are just a few examples of the consequences that speaking truth to power c...   [tags: Ethics, Virtue, Morality, Business ethics]

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The Purpose Of Education Is Replace An Empty Mind With An Open

- Malcolm Forbes, former publisher of Forbes magazine declared, “the purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” I could not agree more. In my classroom to best facilitate this ideal I plan to have open, thoughtful dialogue with my student’s, provide a positive and safe environment, and invest fully in relationships with my students to allow for them to become open, active, and informed citizens. Establishing relationships with my students will supply the foundation of my classroom climate....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, School]

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Parent Equality Should Be The Outcome Of Any Type Of Ending Marriage

- Parent equality should always be the outcome of any type of ending marriage or relationship. As a couple, separation or divorce ends the adult relationship. The process does not end the parental relationship. Children benefit socially and emotionally with equal access to both parents. Yet, in the United States, overlooking father’s rights seems natural. Fathers need to receive equal acknowledgment for child rearing responsibilities. The facts surrounding the care of minor children from good fathers are surprising....   [tags: Family, Divorce, Family law, Marriage]

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Child Is The Most Difficult And Challenging Life Changing Decision A Couple

- Comedian Ray Romano once said “Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything 's broken, and there 's a lot of throwing up.” Children are human beings between the stages of birth and puberty. Children need a lot of care and nurturing and because of this they need a guardian around a lot. The decision to have a child is the most difficult and most life changing decision a couple will ever make. This decision will either negatively or positively influence a couple’s life....   [tags: Emotion, Mother, Want, Need]

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What Maisie Knew Is A Movie About A Young Girl Named Maisie

- Synopsis What Maisie Knew is a movie about a young girl named Maisie who is caught in the middle oher parents ' difficult divorce. Both parents, whose names are Susanna and Beale, are famous and tend to leave Maisie with her nanny Margo or Susanna’s boyfriend/ex Lincoln. Eventually Maisie’s mother leaves to go on tour and her father leaves to go live in London, leaving Maisie in the full time care of Margo and Lincoln. The relationship between Maisie and her parents is often times difficult because they are both so into themselves and act like they don’t have a child....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father]

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It's Time for Legalization of Same Sex Adoption Around the Country

- What is wrong with America. This is a nation built on the success of the children, and future generations. How can we say that when thousands of children are in foster care to this day. To confront this problem states must realize that adoption to homosexuals is a great opportunity, not by just giving children homes, but also allowing them to experience the lifestyle that same-sex patents present. In addition, the government has to realize that religion should not play a role in whether or not gays should be able to adopt as a couple....   [tags: gay studies, adoption, argumentative, persuasive]

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Significance of the Sibling Relationship As A Contributor to Children's Development

- Gene Brody in his article "Siblings' Direct and Indirect Contributions to Child Development" reveals significance of the sibling relationship as a contributor to children’s development. Author suggests that the interactions between siblings affects social and cognitive development of younger children. Three major points were pertaining to child's development: parental differential treatment, siblings' direct and indirect contributions. Often in families oldest child becomes not only older sister or brother but also teacher and caregiver for younger child, that directly influence on the both parties: oldest child develops responsibility, becomes more self-concern and quick learner, whereas...   [tags: Child Development]

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Theories of Attachment: The Importance of Bonding with Infants and Toddlers

- To infants, the world is a brand new experience full of new sights and sounds, and their parents are their first teacher who educates them about the new environment around them. In addition, they learn about their surroundings through touch which is an important part of the way infants observe this strange new world. Babies and toddlers learn about the way relationships are formed through becoming attached to their parents and bonding with them. Infants and toddlers love hugs, kisses, gentle caresses from their mom and dad as well as being sung and read to at night....   [tags: Child Development ]

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How Gender Socialization Is Influenced By The News, Family, And Friends

- There are many ways in which society can influence an individual. An individual can be influenced by the news, family, and friends. However an individual does not think much about how their gender has influenced their life. Gender socialization can be defined as the “process by which individuals are taught how to socially behave in accordance with their assigned gender, which is assigned at birth based on their biological sex” (Boundless, 2015). This is a process that begins from the moment that an individual’s life starts....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Gender studies, Woman]

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A Good Man Should Be Full Of Courage And Positive Energy

- According to my opinion, a good man should be full of courage and positive energy, vision for the future, and have a strong conviction to serve the community. In addition to that, he should always use his power or authority for public welfare. Good men also shares and expresses his feelings in the appropriate situation, protecting and nurturing family, and, finally yet importantly, give unconditional love to everyone in the society. I believe that, in the appropriate situation, a man should cry and reveal his feelings; there is nothing wrong with it....   [tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize, Nobel Peace Prize]

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The Effects Of Toys And Playtimes On Children 's Cognitive Growth

- From as far back as 1962, psychological research has shown that children 's play is an essential part of a child 's cognitive growth. The effects of toys and playtimes has been studied for the effects on many things - working with disabilities, current and future social relations, and in the effects play can have on gender expectations (Cherney, 2003). In Cherney’s own research, she discovered that children start choosing the gender-stereotyped toy corresponding to their own gender as young as 18 months and that children play with, and think about, the toys more complexly when the toy fits with their gender expectations....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Transgender]

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Nannies and Nurses in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

- Nowadays, mothers are a very important figure in the lives of most people. Nannies, or nurses, are not typically someone who would take the actual place of a mother because the nurses are not always there for a child, but instead only looks after them. This isn’t always the case, in fact, in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, the nurse is someone who practically takes the place of Juliet’s mother. Throughout the play, she is very kind hearted and a mother like figure to Juliet. Her role during important events shows both her sentimentality and her personality....   [tags: caring personalities, mother, loyalty]

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Children Experience Different Types Of Adversities And Those Like Neglect

- Jameshia Carruth Imig 11/19/14 POLS Research-Evaluated Interventions Children experience different types of adversities and those like neglect can affect the child and their education tremendously. Something as simple as a parent helping their child with their homework or a teacher staying after school to tutor can positively change the outcome of that child’s future. It has been proved throughout history that a child will benefit from someone close to them being heavily involved in their education, causing them to succeed....   [tags: Child abuse, Neglect]

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Creating An Inclusive Classroom Is A State And State Initiative

- Creating an Inclusive classroom is a federal and state initiative. The inclusion classroom is a way for all students, disabled or not to gain access to the general curriculum and non-disabled peers in the least restrictive environment. This set-up on paper is a great system, however teachers are often placed in an inclusion setting without a choice, personal compatibility or training on how to co-teach. This often leads to an ineffective classroom, teachers are stressed, drained and overwhelmed....   [tags: Special education, Education, Resource room]

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The Effects Of Social And Physical Activity On Senior Citizens

- Scientists are always coming up with different activities for the elderly to live healthier, longer, and happier lives. People over the age of 65 can prolong their life by doing simple things like going out shopping, church, movies, and playing games like bingo. Senior citizens who are too fragile to exercise can benefit from social activities. Social and productive activities involve little or no enhancement of physical fitness lower the risk of all causes of death as much as exercise does. These are ways that social and physical activity effect and help the elderly....   [tags: Sociology, Gerontology, Old age, Psychiatry]

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Should Parents Assume Equal Responsibility When Raising a Child?

- For thousands of years until today, the best way to officially be the partner of someone is through marriage. People have practiced marriage for thousands of years. Many cultures see marriage as the best method to celebrate the love of a couple until death tears them apart. “Marriage establishes and maintains family, creates and sustains the ties of kinship, and is the basis of community” (Rowe 2). Marriage is a concept bigger than ones happiness and it is the basic for creating a peaceful home for the family....   [tags: Parenting]

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Should parents assume equal responsibilities when raising a child?

- For thousands of years until today, the best way to officially be the partner of someone is through marriage. People have practiced marriage for thousands of years. Many cultures see marriage as the best method to celebrate the love of a couple until death tears them apart. “Marriage establishes and maintains family, creates and sustains the ties of kinship, and is the basis of community” (Rowe 2). Marriage is a concept bigger than ones happiness and it is the basic for creating a peaceful home for the family....   [tags: Parenting]

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The Impact of Neurotransmitters on Physical and Mental Behavior

- Impact of Neurotransmitters on Physical and Mental Behavior The neurons inside of the central and peripheral nervous system are responsible for all human activity. A Neurotransmitter is a chemical that is released by a neuron's terminal button. Neurotransmitters have either an excitatory or an inhibitory effect on the other nearby neurons. Neurotransmitters are a very important part of the Central Nervous System (CNS) because they allow communication to occur inside neurons as well as between neurons....   [tags: Neurology]

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We Should Not Impose the Death Penalty Juvenile Offenders

- “When a juvenile commits a heinous crime, the State can assert forfeiture of the most basic liberties, but the State cannot extinguish one’s life and his potential to attain a mature understanding of his own humanity.” - (U. S. Supreme Court: Roper v. Simmons- No. 03-633, 2005) In Roper v. Simmons Courts observed that juveniles are not adults and lack responsibility and can easily fall into peer pressure. (Champion, 2013) There are many different factors that attribute to juvenile offenders’ actions, most are not entirely under their control....   [tags: Capital Punishment Essays]

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How to Create, Plan, and Manage a Nonprofit Organization

- Nonprofit organizations are firms that are developed to cater for specific issues affecting the community. Unlike profit-based organizations, non-profit organizations rely on relief funds and grants from well-wishers to fulfill their promises (Bradach, Tierney & Stone, 2008; Hitt, Ireland, Sirmon & Trahms, 2011). Nevertheless, creating, planning, and managing a nonprofit organization are critical factors for the success of the organization. Once the nonprofit organization has been formed, the community benefiting from this organization becomes reliant on this organization to improve their livelihood....   [tags: funds, nonprofit organization, homeless]

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Poverty, Neglect, and Trauma from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

- ... Children who endure long time neglect and trauma are predisposed to self-destructive and even illegal activities. Music explains how neglected children are forced to learn by themselves. Adults traumatised as children have more psychological and physical problems than others, are more likely to use drugs and alcohol, to end up in prison or the psychiatric system, are less likely to manage stable relationship, to do well educationally, or to hold down stable employment. Children who have been abused or neglected in childhood are far more vulnerable to serious mental health disorders such as borderline personality disorder and major depression (Zaanarini, 1997)....   [tags: functions, neglect, development, identity]

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Toys Are Educational Purposes And Toys Have Domestic Purposes

- Toys were designed to assist children to learn and adapt to society. Some toys have educational purposes and some toys have domestic purposes. Many companies in retail settings now categorize toys by age, type, and gender. The toy store I chose for this assignment was Toys R Us. The reason I chose this specific store was because I felt that it would give me better knowledge during my examination simply for the reason that there are only toys and no biased involved. Several things came as a shock to me since I never really payed any attention to the gender roles, stereotypes and etc....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Boy]

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The Importance Of Worship And The Content Of Worship

- The Concept of Worship and The Content of Worship Nevertheless, African Americans have the influence of the Holy Spirit, on their side, especially when they articulate their shared personal convictions that God continues to diligently work well in every portion of their lives. In fact, the culture of love shows through in their community as they celebrate a new found freedom in Christ. “ And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose” (Romans 8:28 AMP)....   [tags: Christianity, God, God in Christianity]

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Racism And Gender Socialization : Is It Morally Wrong?

- Most societies view homosexuality as something that is morally wrong. Individuals view sexual relations between like genders as sick. For many years homosexuality has existed, so why Homophobia is related to gender socialization still exists. As a human they see things they cannot understand as wrong in society. Homophobia issues in society are the discussions when subjects like religion and morals are talked about. There are numerous agents of gender socialization in society like family, religion, school, and media....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gender, Gender identity]

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We Don 't Sleep Around Like White Girls Do

- Title: We Don’t Sleep Around Like White Girls Do Author: Yen Le Espiritu Themes: 1 & 3 People of Filipino decent have a rich culture that emphasizes tradition and family; as well as allows for a political and sociocultural movement for Filipino immigrants in their new countries. Theme one focuses on the concept of culture and how Filipinos present themselves as a race. Although they reside in the United States, it was rare for most informants to identify themselves as Americans. Rather, they viewed their culture as being morally correct and righteous and American culture as deviant or aberrant....   [tags: Race, Black people, Racism, White people]

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The Heart Association Research Incidence Of Sudden Cardiac Death

- According to my opinion a good man should having full of courage and positive energy, vision for future, having a strong conviction to serve the community. In addition to that, always use his power or authority for public welfare and strong patriot. Goodman also share and express the feelings in the appropriate situation, protecting and nurturing family and last but not list giving unconditional love to everyone within the society. I believe that in the appropriate condition if a man will cry and relieve his feeling....   [tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize, Nobel Peace Prize]

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Developing A Good Network With The Parent And Child

- Infancy Infants learn to have an expectation of their needs of being feed, changed, and bathed and nurtured by their primary caregiver. Likewise caregivers learn to anticipate the needs of the little ones and fulfill the need. The foundation for developing a good network with the parent and child is in the familiarity and exchange process. This exchange builds a parent-infant attachment relationship. This is a vital stage in the development process. In any relationship being needy and having our needs met and attended to provide a sense of security....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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The Issue Of Parenting As A Child 's Development

- Parenting is so important in a child’s development in every area of their life. Society have so many issues that can relate to no, bad, lack, abusive, and abandonment parenting. Issues that affect every one of us in public health in our society. Every kind of issues especially with young children to young adults is on a rise like never before. Children illnesses, suicide, mental illness, abandonment, accidents, massive school killings, child abuse by teachers, child pornography, parents’ child abuse, child bullying, juvenile crime, child trafficking, teenage homelessness, teenage getting STDs and HIV, teenage pregnancy and underachievement all have increase in massive amount....   [tags: Parenting styles, Childhood]

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The Issue Of Parenting As A Child 's Development

- . Parenting is so important in a child’s development in every area of their life. Society has so many issues that can relate to no, bad, lack, abusive, and abandonment parenting. Issues that affect every one of us in public health in our society. Every kind of issues especially with young children to young adults is on a rise like never before. Children 's illnesses, suicide, mental illness, abandonment, accidents, massive school killings, child abuse by teachers, child pornography, parents’ child abuse, child bullying, juvenile crime, child trafficking, teenage homelessness, teenage getting STDs and HIV, teenage pregnancy and underachievement all have increased in massive amount....   [tags: Parenting styles, Childhood]

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Functionalism : The Problem Of Sexism And Gender Roles

- Functionalism: The Problem of Sexism and Gender Roles Our society is faced with many social problems that have existed for ages. Sociology studies and investigates these issues and how they impact individuals within our society. Each of the three sociological theories has a different perspective on how the problem is viewed and dealt with. One of these pressing issues is sexism towards women and gender roles. Of the three sociological theories, functionalism has had a huge impact on gender studies....   [tags: Gender role, Sociology, Gender, Man]

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My Personal Occupational History Includes Being A Softball Player

- An occupation is anything that has or will occupy your time. Every one has their own occupational history. It is important to know what is involved in performing your occupations correctly. An occupational history includes any of your past, present and future occupations. My personal occupational history includes being a softball player, a waitress, a mother, and in the future an occupational therapist assistant. One of my past occupations was a leisure, which was being a softball player. The specific duties required to be a softball player are hitting, throwing, catching, and fielding the ball....   [tags: Sensory system, Sense, Occupational therapy]

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