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Julia´s Case Study

- ... Julia has low self-esteem. My hypothesis is that she has Anorexia Nervosa, insecurity issues, along with severe anxiety disorder. She has pent up emotions that reflect anger turned inward toward self. 2. Treatment Focus: Julia’s has a history of maladaptive patterns of trying to please her parents and others at the expense of herself. Her internal working model is that she needs to be perfect and be a super achiever. She strived to be a perfectionist taking advanced classes in high school....   [tags: eating, disorder, treatment, parents, issues]

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Schizophrenia: An Overview

- In America mental illness is a topic that is often ignored, and may even be regarded as taboo by some people. But few mental illnesses are treated as adversely as schizophrenia, a mental illness characterized by the appearance of hallucinations and delusions. Schizophrenia is an elusive and complex mental illness which makes it hard to treat. With no absolute cause, but rather a variety of risk factors, symptoms similar to many other mental illnesses, and a name that strikes fear in both families and patients, schizophrenia has become one of the most stigmatized mental illnesses in the world of psychology....   [tags: Disorder, Brain Psychiatry]

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What´s Evolutionary Psychology?

- Evolutionary Psychology has been controversial since its rise in the 1990s, with critics and proponents debating its merits as a science. While critics (e.g. David Buller, Elizabeth Lloyd) have extensively criticized the fundamentals of Evolutionary Psychology, few philosophers or scientists have challenged them. Given the growing influence of the evolutionary behavioral sciences within mainstream science like Psychology and Anthropology, it is important analyze the critiques and see if the arguments against Evolutionary Psychology have merit....   [tags: human mind, adaptation]

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Women Throughout History

- Due to the preconception that women are supposed to be submissive, society continues to prevent them from being dominant in the workplace. Traditionally women are supposed to be housewives and nurture their children, overtime these views have changed. In todays society not only are women able to be mothers but they can also work outside of their homes. Women, who are considered single mothers, do every job whether at home or at the workplace. Men see women as inferior because until the about the twentieth century women began to gain just a tad bit of independence....   [tags: submissive, housewives, second-class]

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A Streetcar Named Desire

- "Ho-ho. There's nothing to be scared of. They're crazy about each other." said Mitch. Isn't it true the relationship between Stella and Stanley is praiseworthy, since it combines sexual attraction with compassion for the purpose of procreation. Isn't it true that as opposed to Stanley's normalcy in marriage, Blanche's dalliance in sexual perversion and overt efforts to break up Stanley and Stella's marriage is reprehensible. Isn't it true that Stella's faulty socialization resulting in signs of hysteria throughout the play meant that she probably would have ended her life in a mental hospital no matter whether the rape had occurred or not....   [tags: World Literature]

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Does Feminism Really Work?

- Does Feminism Really Work. Equality -- that's all we want. Women of the past fought long and hard for equal rights. Now that they have it, did they get more than what they bargained for. Feminism has fought for equality of the sexes for years, and has succeeded with incredible outcome. Women are now allowed to vote, hold public office and serve in the military. However, does the aftermath of feminism bode well for all women. The solution that was to be the salvation of sexual discrimination is now placing unnecessary burdens on women and men....   [tags: Papers]

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Classroom Management Philosophy

- Theoretical Introduction Although I enjoyed the novel Lord of the Flies, I don’t completely agree with the author’s sentiment that if left along, people would grow to become brutish, selfish, and unruly. And although I do believe that human beings need some sort of social structure or guidelines because we are social animals, I whole heartedly believe that human are basically good and that if let to develop in a nurturing environment, we would grow into self-responsible and noble creatures....   [tags: Classroom Management Plan 2014]

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Gender And Communication

- In response to what we have discussed thus far in Interpersonal Communication, I would like to further explore the idea of gender in the interpersonal communication arena. As was said in class, ”gender influences cultural perspectives.” Gender also influences how we view ourselves in society. On the flip side, I’ve seen how society can mold the way we label ourselves in terms of gender. The well-known concepts of masculinity and femininity run rampant in our society. We live in a world where men are told to be masculine, women are told to be feminine and those who do not do as they are told, will suffer the societal consequences....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Reducing Juvenile Delinquency

- The current statistics of juvenile delinquency are astounding. I will look at the most recent statistics and a few of the programs implemented to reduce or prevent delinquency. Before delving too deep into juvenile delinquency, it is important to consider the definitions of "juvenile" and "delinquent". The Merriam-Webster Dictionary gives two definitions of "juvenile": 1. Showing incomplete development, and 2. A young person; one below the legally established age of adulthood (1997). Merriam-Webster defines "delinquent" as: offending by neglect or violation of duty or law (1997)....   [tags: Papers Teen Crime Essays]

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Aphrodite and Demeter

- Aphrodite and Demeter Every culture has some form of higher being, to be a model for their behaviour, as well as to look up to. In Greek times, these were the gods and goddesses who made their home on Mount Olympus. Women identified with the goddesses because they shared some feminine attributes. Goddesses were a “symbol of motherhood and fertility, but also of strength, wisdom, caring, nuturing, temperance, chastity, cunning, trickery, jealousy, and lasciviousness” (Clarke, 1999). However, not all of the goddesses possessed all of these attributes....   [tags: Papers]

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The Most Wonderful Teacher

- The Most Wonderful Teacher When many of my friends recall Mrs. Brenner's U.S. History AP class, the response they give is "UGH!!. All that work!" I have to admit that I did more homework and essays than I have ever done in my life. But, I learned more from her than I have in any other class. The work was never boring. Mrs. Brenner could make taking notes interesting. We did some fascinating activities such as debates for or against ratifying the Constitution. The best thing about her class, though, was the effect that knowledge still has on me....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Psychology of Childhood

- The philosophy of childhood is that young children develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, linguistically and physically, each at their own, unique pace. They learn through hands-on, sensory-oriented exploration and discovery, and also constructing meaning through interaction with their environments. In other words, most children learn by playing. <p> The role of the adult in their lives is to facilitate children's learning by providing developmentally appropriate spaces, materials and challenges....   [tags: Psychology]

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Comparing Equality in Henry James' The Turn of the Screw and Edith Wharton's The Lady's Maid's Bell

- The Theme of Equality in Henry James' The Turn of the Screw and Edith Wharton's The Lady's Maid's Bell Henry James' The Turn of the Screw and Edith Wharton's "The Lady's Maid's Bell" share a common theme: all people are equal. Both authors generate this theme by bridging class barriers with a generous master and mistress who have revolutionary ideas. Although circumstances differ in both stories, the common theme remains easily discernable with the words and actions of both Mrs. Brympton in "The Lady's Maid's Bell" and the young master, Miles in The Turn of the Screw....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Identity in Hurtson’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Kingston’s Woman Warrior, and Spiegelman’s Maus

- Identity in Hurtson’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Kingston’s Woman Warrior, and Spiegelman’s Maus Despite being a very diverse literature genre in terms of influence and inspiration, North American literature encompasses many works that share some very common thematic elements. Though there are several themes shared, one in particular can be found in most any work – the importance of identity. Particularly in some selected pieces yet to be named, identity is a very important element, not only because it is a necessity for a main character in any work of literature, but because these works express ideas about identity as being very individualistic – as opposed to being a mere result of cu...   [tags: Their Eyes Were Watching God Essays]

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Teaching Language after the Critical Period Has Been Extinguished in A Silent Childhood

- Teaching Language after the Critical Period Has Been Extinguished in A Silent Childhood Childhood is such a precious, yet trenchant part of life. We all have memories of our days as children along with stories of lessons learned. Childhood is reflected by most as being a time of bliss and enlightenment. As I recall my childhood an avalanche of mixed feelings suffocates me. Would I be able to interpret these feelings if I had not learned language. More importantly, is it possible to teach language after the "critical period" has been extinguished....   [tags: Papers]

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The Anchoress of England: Julian of Norwich's Portrait of Christ as Mother

- The Anchoress of England: Julian of Norwich's Portrait of Christ as Mother         When speaking of medieval literature, Chaucer, Gower and Langland are quite often the most noted. However, recent studies have provided modern scholars with a wide variety of medieval women writers from all over Europe and a few in England. The most widely anthologized English female writer is Julian of Norwich. Julian was an anchoress, and as Marcelle Thiebaux notes, "The anchorite movement was widespread in England from the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Upon the Edge of My Endeavor : Understanding How to Learn.

- Upon the Edge of My Endeavor : Understanding How to Learn. I stand awake and alert. A first year college student with my sights fixed firmly ahead and my goals just within reach. A positive light is cast upon my future endeavors. Yet, as I reflect upon my educational experiences, I find myself drawing parallels between the direction in which my life is headed now and the similar paths I have traveled along before. I am forced to ask myself if I am truly prepared for what lies ahead. I have asked myself the same thing many times....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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The Importance of Biological Factors in the Development of Gender Identity

- The Importance of Biological Factors in the Development of Gender Identity The biosocial theory suggests that gender identity develops as a result of the obvious biological differences between boys and girls and the hormonal differences between the sexes which can be observed in the foetus from about six weeks (Durkin, 1995). Supporting evidence has been found through animal studies, such as that by Young, Goy and Phoenix (1964) who gave testosterone to pregnant monkeys and found that any female offspring were prone to be unusually aggressive....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing the Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh

- Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh       The women of "Indian Camp" experience a life much different from the woman in "Shiloh." Ernest Hemingway wrote "Indian Camp" giving the women a definite role in their families while Bobbi Ann Mason wrote "Shiloh" leaving the woman’s definite family role ambiguous. Because they are responsible for the birth of the babies, the Native American women of the preceding story are the nurturers as opposed to the men. The women accept their roles and partake in their duties without any protest....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Essay on Elisa's Unfulfilled Desire in John Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums

- Elisa's Unfulfilled Desire in Chrysanthemums The "Chrysanthemums" was written by John Steinbeck and introduced in 1937. In this story it is evident that Elisa has suppressed sexual desires that are awakened. At the ripe age of thirty-five, Elisa is at her sexual peak, but because of being betrayed by men, she is unable to fulfill those desires. Elisa Allen is a strong woman. She is strong because of her manly qualities. Her masculinity shines through because of the way she covers up herself. There was a feminine part of her wanting to emerge as she wore the "print dress" (279) while working in her flower garden....   [tags: Chrysanthemums Essays]

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Grapes of Wrath Essay: Steinbeck's Use of Universal Archetypes

- Use of Universal Archetypes in The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck sets his novel The Grapes of Wrath during the Depression of the 1930's. Universal archetypes play a significant role in Steinbeck’s story. Steinbeck creates a cast of characters whose archetypes can be easily related to. The Earthmother, haven versus hell, and the evil figure with the ultimately good heart are archetypes described in The Grapes of Wrath to show the bad and good times during a time of hardships. During a period of arduous and zestful moments, the archetypal Earthmother can be identified in the Joad household....   [tags: Grapes Wrath essays]

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Robert Frost Home Burial - A Reflection of Reality

- Home Burial as a Reflection of Reality Robert Frost's "Home Burial" is a masterfully written work, conceived from his and his wife's anguish at the loss of their first-born son as well as from the estrangement between his sister-in-law and her husband due to the death of their child. In Donald J. Greiner's commentary on Frost's works, "The Indespensible Robert Frost," it is revealed that "Mrs. Frost could not ease her grief following Elliot's death, and Frost later reported that she knew then that the world was evil....   [tags: Home Burial Essays]

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Free Song of Solomon Essays: Milkman's Search for Self

- Milkman's Search for Self in Song of Solomon Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon is the story of Milkman's search for self. Milkman appears destined for a life of isolation and self-alienation. The Deads exemplify the patriarchal, nuclear family that has been a stable and critical feature of American society. The family is the institution for producing children, maintaining them, and providing individuals with the means to understand their place in the world order. But this nuclear patriarchal family creates many of the problems it should be solving....   [tags: Song Solomon essays]

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The Mother Daughter Relationship in The Kitchen God's Wife

- The Mother Daughter Relationship in The Kitchen God's Wife       Relationships mold people's thoughts and the way they live their lives. One very important relationship is the relationship between parents and their children. Parents are the first teachers of children. The most significant lesson one learns from them is love. When a baby is first born it instantly will feel love from the mother. A mother loves and nurtures her baby while it is still in her womb making the relationship between a mother and her child stronger than any other relationship....   [tags: Kitchen God's Wife]

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Analysis of Similes in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse

- Analysis of Similes in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse `Thoughts are made of pictures.' Our consciousness may be visualized as a photomontage of simultaneous impressions, mostly visual, according to poet John Ciardi (238). In verbalizing conscious experience, authors tend to use metaphor and simile to create images that, like words, possess both denotation, visual identification, and connotation, an emotional aura (Ciardi 239). In To the Lighthouse, by my count, Virginia Woolf employs over one hundred similes, figures of speech making an explicit comparison between two things essentially unlike, to enliven her description of things, places, and people....   [tags: To The Lighthouse Essays]

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Exploring The Reaction Macbeth's Letter Produces in Lady Macbeth

- Exploring The Reaction Macbeth's Letter Produces in Lady Macbeth In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth has a very manipulative quality and is able to control her husband into getting what she wants. From this scene The audience feels that Lady Macbeth's character as the wife and the stereotypically the weaker part of the relationship is not so, we can see that she holds a more powerful grasp of Macbeth and that she is more masculine than him. This is the first scene that the audience meets Lady Macbeth and she is plotting the death of King Duncan....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect of Family Violence on Youth Violence

- The Effect of Family Violence on Youth Violence   Everyday, a child witnesses an act of violence. Not on television but in their own home. "Family and home are not havens in which a child finds nurturing and safety, but rather a battleground where fear, anxiety, confusion, anger, and disruption are significant threads in the tapestry of home life," Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. Children of family violence are often abusers or victims of abuse themselves. Family violence is a cycle that is very hard to stop....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays]

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afrofornication, The New Black Culture Of Indiscriminate S

- Does anyone notice, when you see the way most young Negro males behave these days it seems like they are constantly thinking about fornication, almost obsessed by it. I have noticed this. When one attempts to converse with one of these people the conversation will rarely end without some reference to sex or sexual behavior, whether it be minor references such as 'mah dick' or 'yo mama', or more direct references 'i be da pimpsta', 'i be yo daddy', 'gettin jiggy down dere'. I have been wondering for some time why fornication is such an essential part of the thoughts and culture of many of these people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Case Study on Treating a Teenager Having Problems

- Case Study on Treating a Teenager Having Problems A seventeen-year-old high school student is showing difficulty in his academics at school. He has lately been a "troublemaker" in his class and his grades have significantly dropped. After a conference scheduled with the mother, the teacher discovered that recently his father died of alcohol poisoning which emotionally disturbed the young boy. On the other hand, she also discovered that the mother was having an affair with another man in California and so did not show much emotion towards her late husband....   [tags: Papers]

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Breastfeeding: Numerous Benefits for Mom and Baby

- Breastfeeding: Numerous Benefits for Mom and Baby Abstract If parents care so much about their child when she grows up, it should begin from the moment of conception. The benefits of breastfeeding aren't always in the first year; many of the benefits last a lifetime. However, many parents don't know how good breast milk is for a child. Nowadays, mothers blame their busy schedules and use it as an excuse to formula feed their baby. Breastfeeding does not only benefit the baby, but also the mother....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Creating the Monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- A newborn child comes into the world with a clean slate. It has no experience, no worries, no prejudices. As the child grows into an adult, he or she is shaped by the world around them. Parents bestow proper manners, and reprimand the child, making sure that he or she grows up into a proper, well mannered adult. This child will associate with friend who have grown up in similar situations, and will have friendly reactions from other people. However, sometimes the parents are not there to oversee the upbringing of their child, or neglect to do so in a nurturing way....   [tags: Frankenstein Essay 2014]

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Fathers and Sons in Dead Poet's Society

- Fathers and Sons in Dead Poet's Society A father is perhaps the most important role model to his son. The dominant culture states that when a boy is young, he looks to his father for help in identifying his role in society as a man. As the boy grows older, he looks to his father for guidance as to what course he should take in life. The boy becomes a man, and takes care of his father when he grows old and decrepit. This ideology is best shown on the classic television show, Leave it to Beaver....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Assessing the Corporate Culture of Walt Disney

- This paper will assess the corporate culture of Walt Disney, addressing the background of the organization, training and teaching, stories, legends and myths associated with the company, philosophy, values, mission statement and the organizational goals of the company.      The Disney Brothers Studios was founded by Walt and Roy Disney in October of 1923. As the brothers increased their reach in the entertainment market, this small studio evolved into the corporate giant known today as the Walt Disney Company which has interests in entertainment and media enterprises including Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, The Walt Disney Studios, ABC, Inc., ESPN, Disney Channel, Disney Stores, television...   [tags: Disney Cartoons Busines Essays]

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To Live Through the World of Imagination

- In literature, there are various works that aid children in their developmental progression of life. Children experience stages throughout their development that lead them to the discovery of not only their own needs, but the needs of others too. Many people do not realize the extent of which stories shape the way we think. Stories are particularly effective in influencing the way children think and behave, because they like to hear or read them over and over again. The repetition of these stories combined with a child's imagination makes telling a story one of the best ways to influence their thinking....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Alcott and Hawthorne's Portrayal of Feminine Roles

- In the nineteenth century domestic, maternal women were considered the ideal. Several authors challenged this ideal while others glorified it and showed it as completely pragmatic. After all, who better to raise and feed the family than the one who is responsible for giving life to them. Louisa May Alcott shows her primary female figure in Transcendental Wild Oats, Hope Lamb, in a strong traditional female role. Hope is arguably the strongest character in the story and serves as an alternative to the typical modern feminist society promotes today....   [tags: American Literature]

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Eliot's Presentation of Parenthood in Silas Marner

- Eliot's Presentation of Parenthood in Silas Marner "A child more than all other gifts ---------------------------------- That earth can offer to declining man Brings hope with it and forward looking thoughts." (Title page) One the title page of the first edition of Silas Marner, George Eliot quotes from Wordsworth's poem Michael. She immediately introduces the significance of parenthood and the powerful emotional effect a child can have on a parent. I feel Eliot uses the parents in Silas Marner to demonstrate the personal rewards that are gained from the efforts of good parenting, and the weak family ties created by indifferent, ineffective parenting...   [tags: Papers]

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The Principles of the Yin and Yang

- The Principles of the Yin and Yang The principle of the yin and yang is embedded in all facets of my life. But its operations have taken the subtlest of forms, unfolding through a kind of shy conspiracy, an inner dynamism in the nature of things. Such qualities are inherent in the way Chinese traditions view things, as the web that has no weaver, an intricate and interlaced patterns of relationships of all that there is without a known creator and creation day. It is far different from a historical timeline or a linear logic....   [tags: Papers]

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The Eventual Success of Women's Suffrage Rhetoric

- The Eventual Success of Women's Suffrage Rhetoric In One Half the People and Women and the American Experience, we learn that women were outraged upon finding that the 15th amendment constitutionally enfranchised men of every race and ethnicity, but still excluded women. According to Susan B. Anthony, one-time president of the National Woman’s Suffrage Association, this occurrence brought women “to the lowest depths of political degradation” (Woloch 329). Women quickly realized that the governing body of white men would more quickly give freedom to uneducated and poor foreigners than to their own mothers and wives, whom were steadily beginning to make financial...   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Jacob Have I Loved

- Louise, the protagonist of Katherine Patterson’s Jacob Have I Loved, infuriates me.  She fights against ghosts of what she wishes to be and against what she really is, kicking and screaming all the way.  I don’t debate that she struggles with good reason -- certainly the neglect from her family, whether perceived or real, and the expectations her culture (I really want to say environment here) has placed on her gender role have contributed to her plight -- but her great inner strength and insight belies her inability to overcome or at least circumvent those obstacles.  To me, she is a rebel with the sole cause of declaring her independence from her expected gender role.  And, in that, I find...   [tags: Jacob Have I Loved]

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Linking Media Violence and Negative Behavior

-      Many Americans feel that the viewing of violence in the media reinforces negative behavior in society, especially among children and young adults. "Three thousand studies have been done since 1955 on the link between television and violence; 2,980 of them found a correlation between the two.  We hear little about that because we get most of our news from television" (Peterson).  With this much research one must acknowledge that there is a problem in America involving sex and violence in the media.  We cannot blame all societal problems on the media and its portrayal of these issues, but we can become educated, ourselves, in order to better facilitate the healthy lives of our children....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Family and Masculinity in Jane Eyre

- Family and Masculinity in Jane Eyre Jane does not experience a typical family life throughout the novel. Her various living arrangements led her through different households, yet none were a representation of the norm of family life in the nineteenth century. Through research of families in the nineteenth century, it is clear that Jane’s life does not follow with the stereotypical family made up of a patriarchal father and nurturing mother, both whose primary focus was in raising their children....   [tags: Families Literature Papers]

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Concepts of the Divine in Neopaganism

- Concepts of the Divine in Neopaganism ¡§As to who or what our deities are, you will get nearly as many answers as there are Witches,¡¨ spoke Ilyana Moonfire who led the Samhain ritual at the Onion. Consensus opinion seems to be that there is a transcendent Divine, the sum of what is what was, and what will be. However this divinity is more than the mind can conceive. Therefore, the idea of divinity has been broken down into many pieces. These pieces are conceived of in many forms. One of the primary forms Divinity takes is the Goddess or the Divine Feminine....   [tags: Papers]

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College Admissions Essay: Art Therapy and Animal Therapy

- Art Therapy and Animal Therapy As another wave of excited, hopeful seniors pack their cars for college, the community that nurtured them watches them go with nostalgia and anticipation at what these bright new adults will make with the talents bestowed on them and with the mountains of opportunity available to them. The students are brimming with anticipation also - what possibilities await them. As I take my place with my fellow classmates, I watch my old community fade into the distance and wonder how I will contribute to my community in the future....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Gender Roles in Great Expectations

- Gender Roles in Great Expectations        The importance of the Victorian ideal of motherhood is glimpsed in Charles Dickens's personal life. Dickens's main complaint against his wife when he separated from her was her terrible parenting. Around the time that his separation from his wife was being finalized, Dickens complains of Catherine in a letter to his friend Angela Burdett Coutts: "'She does not -- and never did -- care for the children; and the children do not -- and they never did -- care for her'" (qtd....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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The Second Shift-Women in Society

- The Second Shift-Women in Society Women have pushed forward in the struggle for equality. Today women are staples in the professional world. More women are attending college than men as proved in recent studies. Women have outnumbered men on college campuses since 1979, and on graduate school campuses since 1984. More American women than men have received bachelor's degrees every year since 1982. Even here on Haverford's campus, the Admissions Office received more applications from women for early decision candidacy than men for the eighth straight year....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Equality Essays]

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I Was Not a Feminist

- I Was Not a Feminist I am not a feminist.I do not go to feminist rallies, burn my bra (although I donít always wear one), feel hatred towards men, nor do I spend countless hours with my sisters figuring out ways to tear gas abortion protestors or concocting tortuous plots to abolish the radical right.I am a libertarian who exercises her right to vote and always does her taxes.I read Adrienne Rich and Allen Ginsberg and Ayn Rand and James Joyce with equal fervor.I listen to Tori Amos and Dar Williams and Rush and Metallica.I do not listen to Ani DiFranco; I find her music ìtoo feminist.îI believe John Milton, a dead white male, changed the way western literature relates to philosophy and re...   [tags: Reflective Writing Education Essays]

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Boeing Company's Goals And Actions

- Boeing Company's Goals and Actions Abstract This paper analyzes the goals and actions of Boeing by analyzing its critical success factors as well as its strategic roadmap. Introduction The Boeing Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers in the world....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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The Giver by Lois Lowry

- The giver is written from the point of view of Jonas, an eleven-year-old boy living in a futuristic society that has eliminated all pain, fear, war, and hatred. There is no prejudice, since everyone looks and acts basically the same, and there is very little competition. Everyone is unfailingly polite. The society has also eliminated choice: at age twelve every member of the community is assigned a job based on his or her abilities and interests. Citizens can apply for and be assigned compatible spouses, and each couple is assigned exactly two children each....   [tags: Lois Lowry Giver]

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The Causes of School Violence

- Violence in schools is an ever-growing problem in America. It seems every time we turn on the television we hear news of a new and even more disastrous event. The question we need to ask ourselves now is how can we prevent these tragedies. Many agree that looking at the behavior of students and trying to catch the problem before it escalates could be the solution. Schools increasingly believe that their responsibility is not only to teach academics, but also to curb violent, disruptive, and antisocial behavior....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays Columbine]

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The Keys to Entrepreneurship

- The Keys to Entrepreneurship What makes a successful entrepreneur. What can one do to put oneself in a position to succeed on their own. Jay Goltz, for example, is an extremely successful entrepreneur who started his business from the ground up. In the summer of 1978, Jay Goltz founded the Artist’s Frame Service. His business started by using his father’s basement as his office, but eventually moved to an old factory district in Chicago. Today, Goltz’s business in the largest retail, custom picture framing facility in the United States, with over 120 employees and more than $9 million in sales....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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Survey on Family life

- Survey of Family Life A social institution is an organized pattern of beliefs and behaviors centered on basic human needs. Family is a major social institution in our society that controls how children are brought up, and are taught how to behave and act in the world. It is a major support system, and a guide to be introduced into our society. In our Society today, when people are asked what a family is, there are many different responses. Because of the media, people often associate what they think is a family is through their favorite television shows, books, and magazines....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Women, Men And Competition

- Women, Men and Competition Loudly and often, women insist they don't like competition, and that competition is an act of aggression. Ironically, however, competition as aggression is inevitable in a society where men must compete for the attention of women. Women encourage this. Every time they passively wait for men to take the initiative, or reject nurturing men in deference to domineering men, they sustain the dynamic of dominance. Ignoring this, pop-feminists contend competition is the capitalization of aggression, and men do it to the detriment of all....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Marriage Is For Keeps

- If you are getting married, Catholic or not, you need to read Marriage is For Keeps. Each chapter lays out a different topic about how to focus your marriage on the three of you husband, wife and God in the center. Each section contains thought provoking questions for you and your mate and lets you ponder how you are going to grow as a person in your marriage. There are tough spots in this book. A must read, whether you are about to be married or already married and wanting to find that something missing....   [tags: Religion Marriage]

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Attachment Theory

- To gain a better insight of attachment theory Mary S. Ainsworth developed a concept unfolding the underlying behaviors infants display towards their mothers. Without a mother infant bond, insecure attachment can develop causing psychological and emotional stresses. However, a maternal bond is needed for a healthy development in an infant, without the necessary mother infant bond negative behaviors can arise leading to difficulties in relationships, negative behaviors, and an anxious attachment beyond infancy caused by a lack of the care giving system....   [tags: Psychology, Informative, Social Issues]

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Early childhood

- This essay will aim to examine how childhoods have continued to evolve through out the centuries. To do this, characteristics of both modern-day and traditional childhood through three different aspects will be discussed. The first aspect centred on is how the many childhoods vary, influenced by class, gender, race, geography as well as place within the family unit. The second aspect deals with the contribution the family and its variants have on the children’s life, with the added input of both various cultures and community....   [tags: Social Issues, Gender, Race]

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LGBT Adoption

- LGBT Adoption “ There are approximately 100,000 children and/ or adolescents who are in the Child Welfare System waiting to be put into foster care or be adopted” (Kreisher). The number of children living with 1 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) parent today ranges from six to fourteen million children or adolescents. Adoption is to take into one’s family legally and raise as one’s own child. Although adoption is first spoken of in the Bible, the first recorded adoption takes place in 1693 in the colonial United States when the governor of Massachusetts adopts a son marking the first legal adoption (Sezun)....   [tags: Homosexuality ]

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Moral Panic

- Moral panic is the intense feeling formulated throughout the population dealing with threatening issues concerning shifts in social order. In order for moral panic to spread over a community there must be concerns and comments frequently made about a person’s or persons’ negative behavior impacting the society. Age-of-consent laws were constructed to avoid moral panic attempting to reduce social concerns about children, and children’s sexuality in order to protect the innocence of children. It is important that children abide by the laws created for their protection....   [tags: Social Concern, Children's Sexuality]

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Business Relationships

- Introduction Business relationships affect the long-term growth of an organization. This essay looks at the how the relationships a business builds impacts the business and its plan for long-term growth. It will go on to discuss if there is any downside to the business being helpful to others. Finally, this essay will identify two companies that have sustained growth and similarities in their business model and practices. The discussion will identify what has and has not worked for each of these organizations while identifying competitors to the two organizations....   [tags: customer, growth, entrpreneur, vendor, competition]

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My Philosophy of Teaching

- My Philosophy of Teaching When thinking of a philosophy of teaching, four major issues need to be considered. Those issues are one’s views on education, the role of the teacher, teaching and learning, and on the children. This is something that someone entering the teaching profession needs to give serious thought to and realize the importance that this will hold in the future. The following essay will express my philosophy of teaching. One very important factor in every life is the education received as we mature....   [tags: Philosophy Education Teaching]

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Russian Mothers

- Mother Love-Nurturing or Torturing. In Pavlova's novel titled “A Double Life” a story is told about the relationship between mother and daughter. Throughout the novel we see examples of strict discipline and harsh living conditions for the daughter. One example that we see how serious the mother s about how to raise a daughter is by making some decision for the daughter. We constantly that the mothers in this novel will choose when they go to sleep,with whom they play with. It even goes to the distance of marriage....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Evil Women

- Evil Women Women are not always the affectionate, compassionate, and nurturing people that humanly instincts make them out to be. On the contrary, they are sometimes more ruthless and savage than their male counterparts. A good example of this idea is in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Through the use of various feminine roles throughout the play, Shakespeare manages to portray how dramatically important the witches are, along with how imminent greed and power can eventually grasp hold of Lady Macbeth’s morals, and thrust her into a state of emotional stupor....   [tags: essays papers]

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Juvenile Delinquency

- Juvenile Delinquency I. The harsh beginnings. Children were viewed as non-persons until the 1700's. They did not receive special treatment or recognition. Discipline then is what we now call abuse. There were some major assumptions about life before the 1700's. The first assumption is that life was hard, and you had to be hard to survive. The people of that time in history did not have the conveniences that we take for granted. For example, the medical practices of that day were primitive in comparison to present-day medicine....   [tags: Papers]

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Children and Nurture

- Children and Nurture I grew up in an environment that allowed me to accept almost everything that was told to me without any questions. My parents and teachers never told me anything that didn’t feel right, so I was under the impression that anyone with authority would always tell me the truth and that was that. My bubble burst about a year ago. That was the first time that I came across something that the “experts” had to say, that did not jive with my feelings on a matter; and I was not willing to just accept what they had to say....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Gay Child Rearing

- The sexuality and development of children with gay parents must be most affected by the rearing of the gay parents. Does having gay parents affect a child’s mental health and growth. Can education and socialization be decreased with the presence of gay parents. How could it be possible that children are not affected by having two parents of the same sex. Doesn’t this cause some gender confusion for the child. How can a child develop properly without the experience of both a male and female role model....   [tags: Parenting Raising Children]

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Ian Crichton Smith

- Grief is a state of powerful emotion, when friends and relatives are plagued with guilt and regret over unspoken words and wasted moments. This is the emotive basis for the powerful poem 'You'll take a bath' by Scot's poet Iain Crichton Smith. Throughout the poem Crichton Smith successfully creates a haunting portrayal of his guilt-laden grief over his mother's final years and the role he played in her neglect. This neglect is evident in the vivid image of his mother's home combined with her frailty....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Maedchen In Uniform

- MAEDCHEN IN UNIFORM Maedchen in Uniform ( Sagan, 1932, 80’) is a film that was specifically design to represent a group of women living in a patriarchal society and the conflicts they encounter by simply being their naturally, nurturing selves. One major conflict involves the deep relationship that develops between a female teacher and her female student in an all girl boarding school that is operated like a strict military camp. It is heavily suggested that this relationship is a romantic one, but there are no solid evidence that it is....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mothers & Daughters

- Mothers and daughters have been written about, criticized, publicized, condemned, and praised for a long time. As more and more material becomes available on mother-daughter relationships, it becomes apparent that being a mother and being a daughter means different things to different people depending on race, economics, social status and blood type. This paper will explore the meaning of being a mother and being a daughter by combining all of these independent variables. A definition of motherhood and daughterhood will be clearer, however, as experience will tell us, not everyone can be categorized, or even explained....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Emerging House Husbands

- The out-dated stereotype that men are better workers than women is now more laughed at than believed. Yet, the stereotype that women can take care of the household better than a man has not changed. Extensive research proves that “house husbands” are more popular than ever imagined; they have their own websites, groups, and how-to books. House husbands are becoming much more popular, but are they being appreciated the same as house wives were. The simple definition of a house husband is a married man who either chooses to not hold a career and assume all household responsibilities such as cooking, cleaning, bill paying, full child care, and necessary evils such as, buying stamps in the abs...   [tags: Research Sociology Home Caregivers Essays]

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A Gender Debate

- Gender refers to the psychological, social, and cultural differences between males and females. Gender also means the physiological and anatomical differences between the male and female bodies. Most socio-biologists believe differences in sex are a result of differences in the thinking and behavior of men and women. They argue gender identity is formed through socialization. Gender structures every aspect of an individual's life through social relationships and all forms of interaction with society including work....   [tags: Biology]

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Philosophy Statement

- Philosophy Statement “Give a child a fish and he eats for a day. Teach him to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” ~Author Unknown Teaching is not a profession but a life choice to change the world one child at a time. In a classroom there are four walls and within those four walls lies the opportunity to build strong foundations for tomorrow. I believe there are three aspects to teaching; touching the mind (mental), the heart (emotional), and the hands (physical). If you take a young child to the lake, a river, or even a stream and teach him to fish he learns techniques mentally, feels loved and wanted emotionally, and learns that he is growing physically....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Classroom Essays]

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marketing research

- In an article written by Laura Schneider, titled “Customer Relationships Are Key to Your Marketing Strategy” July 2003, she states that she could show a business how to increase sales by 50% without increasing a marketing budget. Her research indicates businesses have inactive customers that the owners believe will stay with the company, without maintaining or trying to grow in the relationship. Business owners often wonder why haven't they heard from a customer or if they left, why did they leave....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sam Shepard

- Sam Shepard Sam Shepard is a contemporary American playwright and actor whose plays deal with modern social concerns. He was influenced by Beat Generation writers such as Allen Ginsberg who rebelled against a society of economic affluence and social conformity following World War II. Insatiable consumerism became a central trait of postwar life, "driven by the mass media, advertising, and generous loan terms" ("Sam Shepard"). From this atmosphere the Beat Writers came forward to declare their alienation from what they saw as the "creed of suburban conformity in favor of what Ginsberg called ‘the lost America of love’" ("Sam Shepard")....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Gifted Education

- Gifted Education Running head: GIFTED EDUCATION/CIVIL RIGHTS Education of Gifted Students A Civil Rights Issue. Article Critique Education of Gifted Students A Civil Rights Issue. This paper seeks to answer the question: "Is the differential representation of the sexes and of racial and ethnic groups in educational programs for gifted students a civil rights problem?" The author does a more than adequate job of presenting the arguments on both sides of the issue and drawing logical inferences....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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Foster Care

- Foster Care INTRODUCTION      An ideal environment for the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children does not always exist in today’s society. Family units that have become separated due to family or behavior problems often contribute to delays in these areas. In order to promote continuity in the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children who have been victims of family disruption, children are often removed from the home and placed in foster care. Placement in the foster care system affects children in a unique, individual fashion....   [tags: non-parental custodians]

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Gender Roles

- Gender Roles The affects of gender roles on people greatly change the way the society runs. According to the Webster's dictionary the definition of gender are the behavioral, cultural, or psychological traits typically associated with one sex, and the definition of role is a character assigned or assumed. The key word in this definition is assumed; therefore, whether you are male or female, you know what role you must play in society. Traditional gender roles are beneficial to society....   [tags: Papers]

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Infant-Parent Interactions

- Infant-Parent Interactions The baby and the mom are sitting down on the bed, while the mom is feeding the baby a piece of a banana. The baby begins to play with the banana, instead of eating it. The mom then starts to sing with him, and he kind of sings along in his own way, she sits down, and he does too. This shows how he follows what she does. When she sings and claps her hands, the baby smiles and giggles, he then runs to her and hugs her. He then starts walking away, she calls him but he doesn't listen....   [tags: Papers]

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Male Socialization

- Male Socialization While there are many competing theories surrounding the development of gender roles, this one fact is incontestable and unavoidable: men and women are socialized differently. There is not yet enough conclusive evidence to determine how large of a role biology plays in creating the gendered psyches, but, whilst scientists continue to explore the intricacies of neurology, we can draw conclusions about how social mores assist in instilling masculinity and femininity into our culture....   [tags: Papers]

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Stress

- Stress Over the years, many researchers have made it their top priority to uncover how both men and women react to stressful situations, and believe it or not, women may handle stress better than men. Many researchers believe that “your response to stress may have to do with your gender than with the stressors you face” (Hendrickson, 2000). Some of the stressors may include, the recent death of a loved one, physical illness, job stress, and many other things. But the most common stressor is financial worries-especially with men....   [tags: science]

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Feminism

- Feminism: Belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. As we look back in history women and men were never thought of as equal. When put up next to the strong, dominant male, females were often thought of as lower and not nearly as important. Even now though, as we enter into the twenty-first century, with all kinds of women’s rights and the thought that Hilary Clinton might just become the first women’s president, I have to say that I am probably one of the few women that are actually not in favor of it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Portrait

- Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Stephen Dedalus is born of a woman, created of the earth; pure in his childhood innocence. From this beginning stems the birth of an artist, and from this the novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce recounts Stephen's story. His journey is followed from childhood to maturity, and thus his transformation from secular to saintly to an awakening of what he truly is. The novel evolves from simple, childlike diction, to sophisticated, higher ideas and thoughts as Dedalus completes his transition into an artist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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