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The Society Of Chinese Students And Scholars

- Discourse communities (DC) are not a new in this world; they began at when society existed in the world. Gee, “a member of the National Academy of Education” proposed a definition of DCs that is a group of people who have similar interests, symbol, acting or beliefs (“James Gee”). The definition of DC is varied, any kinds of group or a few people who have some similar characters could be a DC(Gee). For example, OU is a big DC because most members in OU are going to study; they get the same belief and symbols, the “sooner citizens.” In the OU DC, there could also be some sub-DCs because the students who have some similar interests can be put into different groups, and the OU Society of Chines...   [tags: Culture of China, China, Han Chinese]

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Analyzing The Theories Of Religious Scholars

- I see it fit to use the same format in this essay as I did for the previous one, as they are more or less asking the same thing, just using different religious scholars. First, I’d like to address how each Clifford Geertz and Catherine Bell defined religion. After that, I’m going to do the same with their interpretations of ritual. Next, I’ll analyze if their beliefs aid or limit their ability to analyze the religious practices of other cultures, and I’ll argue whether either of their theories have any strengths that are worth noting for future use in our course....   [tags: Religion, Ritual, Culture, God]

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The Greatest Scholars Of Every Generation

- Love From the beginning of time to the present day, the definition of love is debated and discussed by the greatest scholars of every generation. Created with shaping the world as we know it, love is well known to have given the human race unknown joy alongside indescribable death and destruction across the geographical landscape. As I further researched the meaning, I came to realize that isolating love into a small realm is nearly impossible for even the most intelligent of authors. Religious zealots, wives, children, sports teams, and historical figures all experience love in a different magnitude....   [tags: Love, Emotion, Human, Interpersonal relationship]

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My Opinion On Apprentice Scholars

- One of the most discussed and debated conversation that has been done over research writing is that, whether apprentice scholars is allowed to use personal pronouns and emotional language in research writing. This can be really confusing when apprentice scholars writing research paper , because lots of people have a same doubt in their brain, sometimes the personal pronouns and emotional language in the report or in research writing is more making sense with the writing and seems necessary in essay....   [tags: Logic, Critical thinking, Personal pronoun]

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Theodor Mommsen: Prince of Scholars

- Theodor Mommsen’s (1817-1903) influence on generations of scholars is both uncanny and profound. During the course of his life, Mommsen published over 1,500 works, many of which are considered the bedrock of entire fields of study. Although much of Mommsen’s work has been superseded by subsequent scholars, Mommsen laid the foundation for all modern scholarship in Roman history and Roman law. Among the great scholars of the 19th century, Mommsen is perhaps the most influential of them all. Mommsen was born in Schleswig, the son of a Lutheran pastor....   [tags: modern scholarship, roma]

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Chinese Students And Scholars Association

- I believe every Chinese student know about Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA). This is a non-profit student organization outside of China. It is aimed at drawing Chinese students together and giving them the feeling of home. CSSA try to provide all needs for students and scholars. Beside, this is a gate to spread Chinese cultures. One casual chance, I got an opportunity to do a volunteer for an event which was organized by UNH CSSA. At that time, I worked with my friends who are members in them, and did many things are new for me....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Psychology, Feedback]

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Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics

- Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics is the ethnographic study of a small town of An Cloch'an on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. Nancy Scheper-Hughes lived in this small village in order to gain perspective to why there was such a large number of schizophrenic cases within Ireland, and also why such a large percent were unmarried males. She wanted to dissect the issue of why these individuals were so prone to schizophrenia and what cultural factors cause these high rates. Scheper-Hughes interviewed both individuals in the village but also patients in the nearby mental institution....   [tags: Psychology]

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McConnell Scholars Program

- When I grow up I want to be a rock star and have a pony and a castle. Since my preschool years, my ideas of the job I would have “when I got big” have changed on nearly a weekly basis. From doctor to lawyer to teacher to FOX News anchor, my occupational aspirations have shifted and been molded by personal experiences and incredible people with whom I have come into contact. Currently, my greatest, and longest lasting, career interests lie in foreign relations and diplomacy. Two experiences over the last two summers set apart in my mind a career in diplomacy from any other occupation....   [tags: Education]

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For The Parents Future College Scholars Movement

- For the parents Future College Scholars Movement will provided individuals with a one day workshop that will focus on educating parents about what they need to know for their child to gain admissions to college. The work shop will also have information regarding how to pay for college and what parents can do to prepare students for their senior year. The workshop will be provided in host cities and will correspond with Future College Scholar Movement parent workshop. For educators Future College Scholars Movement will provided one day workshops, and small group consulting to teachers, counselors and principals....   [tags: High school, Education, College, Learning]

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Dear Albright Scholars Entrepreneurship Village

- Dear Albright Scholars Entrepreneurship Village: I am Jasmine Jones, a senior majoring in Fashion and Textile Management and a member of the Albrights Scholars Entrepreneurship Village. As a Village resident, I am emailing you to request that the $300 fees for the NYC Fall Break trip be covered. The following are the complete answers and information to the application questions for sponsorship: A description of why, if funded, sponsoring your trip would be a productive use of Village funds. In sponsoring my trip, the Village would assure that they are making an avid contribution to not only my entrepreneurial venture but, also my career development, character, and networking skills....   [tags: Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Finance]

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The Islamic Muslim Scholars From Around The World?

- What is your reaction to this open letter directed towards the leader of ISIS from a collection of Sunni Muslim scholars from around the world. What is it attempting to argue generally. Why do you think they’ve written it. What are they hoping to accomplish. Do you find their interpretations of the Quran/Sharia convincing, or do you believe that the ISIS implementation of the Quran/Sharia are more accurate. I was surprised by reading this letter to learn of all the violent acts that ISIS has participated in....   [tags: Islam, Qur'an, Muhammad, Muslim]

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Ancient Greece and Greek Scholars and their Influence in the USA Today

- Ancient Greece When thinking about Greece, people generally think of Athens and it’s beauty, but not many think of the things that ancient Greece has given the world. Without all of the struggles and wars that Greece went through, they would not have been able to bring the world some of the greatest scholars known. Although the government, knowledge, and education the U.S. and the world has received from Greece is not visible, it is still very important today. The U.S. government has many things in common with the ancient governments of Athens and Sparta....   [tags: Government, Education, Philosophy]

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Should Death Be Feared? Philosophers And Scholars And Laymen Alike

- People often spend their whole lives worrying about death, which raises the question: should death be feared. Philosophers and scholars and laymen alike all have pondered this question, all reaching different answers. Each religion has its own thoughts on death and the after life, and each individual has their own personal beliefs on the matter. Epicurus in his “Letter to Menoceus” argues that death shouldn 't be feared, or even thought of; I am going to attempt to prove the opposite. Death is a reality that shouldn 't be ignored and soon I will explain my reasons why....   [tags: Death, Afterlife, Heaven, Near death experience]

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The Origins Of The Qur ' An, Muslim Scholars, And Popular Tales

- According to the Islamic faith, God created three beings: angels, humans and jinn. Man was made from dust, angels were made from light, and the jinn were made from fire (Ali, 1950). Similar to the Christian faith, Muslims believe in the existence of archangels such as Gabriel and Michael, as well as Satan, whom Muslims believe to be the most well-known jinn. Although the Qur’an states that angels and jinn are immaterial beings, there are still many folktales and superstitions that say otherwise, especially in stories about jinn (Ali, 1950)....   [tags: Qur'an, Muhammad, Gabriel, Islam]

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Assignment Requires That Scholars Work As A Training Consultant

- The assignment requires that scholars work as a training consultant. The duties for this position are to develop a training program for managers that will facilitate change within an organization. The tasks are to describe the organization for which you are developing the training proposal, identify the organizational characteristics that will influence decisions for how the change initiatives will be planned and implemented, present recommendations for developing effective change and address the need for healthy change facilitation as well as the demands placed on a change facilitator....   [tags: Foster care, Adoption, Child protection]

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International Exposure for Scholar Development at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

- I wanted to share my experience that I learnt at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [WWICS], United States of America, in this reflection piece. WWICS is a non-partisan independent research institution that works in bringing scholars and policy makers together to share experiences and knowledge to address the existing regional and international problems including issuing of policy documents. The Center accepted me as one of the Southern Voices Network African Research Scholars based on my project entitled ‘Hybrid Peacebuilding in Somalia: From Security Sector Governance Perspectives’....   [tags: project, somalia, feedback]

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Thinking About Stupidity In Our Scholars

- The stupidity in our scholars, like stupidity and arrogance everywhere, follows a model. The model presented here was developed by Anticommerical University Professor William Mason. It applies in general to stupidity at any level of intensity. It has 5 stages.1. Mimetic ArroganceOne party identifies themselves as an authority on a subject and other parties imitate that arrogance. Examples of things scholars and professors are arrogant about: science, literature, art, sociology, psychology, philosophy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Role of Scholars in the Era of Digital Texts

- In her introduction to Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory, Kathryn Sutherland asks if there is "a real danger that the scholar-worker, toiling for years in the remote regions of the library stacks in the hope of becoming expert in one small field, will be transformed by the computer into the technician, the nerdy navigator able to locate, transfer, and appropriate at an ever faster rate expert entries from a larger set of information that he/she no longer needs or desires to understand" (Sutherland 10)....   [tags: Education Media]

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Applying Karl Mannheim's Sociologist Approach to the Theories of Emile Durkheim and William James

- We can apply Karl Mannheim’s sociologist approach to knowledge to the theories of two scholars of religion, Émile Durkheim and William James. “The ideas expressed by the subject are thus regarded as functions of his existence. This means that opinion, statements, propositions, and systems of ideas are not taken at their face value but are interpreted in the light of the life-situation of the one who expresses them” (Mannheim 50). Mannheim essentially believes that the acquisition of knowledge is based on the perspective of the observer....   [tags: scholars of religion]

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Paulo Freire and William Brickman

- This paper briefly compares two important figures that have major contributions in education. The paper includes both educators Paulo Freire and William Brickman and discusses their contributions’ to the field of Education. In all, this paper reveals the struggle each person had to overcome to advance in their research, the comparisons and differences between them, as well as reasons that might have impacted their success. IMPORTANT SCHOLARS PAULO FREIRE AND WILLIAM BRICKMAN 3 The Contributions Paulo Freire and his family had no option but to relocate to the countryside of Brazil due to the Crash of Wall Street in 1929 (Flanagan, 2005)....   [tags: education, scholars]

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Why I Have Learned About Housing And Scholarships For Scholars

- It always amazes me, the privileges and opportunities that I get to have. Never in a million years would I imagine me working at a congressman’s office, working with constituents on immigration, housing and scholarships for scholars. It has truly been an honor for me to work in such environment where everyone is very cordial, helpful and great motivators. I have learned many skillful things. I now have a better understanding of how resources are allocated and how services are provided to the constituents....   [tags: Learning, Education, Intern, Knowledge]

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Islamic Contributions to Medicine: The Making to a Scientific Culture

- During the Middle Ages of Islamic history, eighth century and running until the twelfth century, a change in the way of spiritual thinking and flexible control in government allowed for a responsive advancement in the arts and sciences. Muslim scholars continued the intellectual traditions of the Greeks within the framework of the Islamic religion. “The positive influence of the Islamic faith which fosters learning and knowledge and this greatly contributed to the blossoming of a culture of free inquiry and rational scientific thinking....   [tags: muslim scholars, medicine]

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Did the Apostle Paul Write the Book of Colossians?

- INTRODUCTORY ISSUES There are many introduction issues pertaining to Colossians authorship. Along with arguments and issues there are a few debates and questioning pertaining to the date, location, and the occasion, but overall all agree. Many scholars have come to the conclusion that Paul indeed is the author of Colossians, but there are some debates and questioning. There are two main arguments that deal with the authorship of the epistle. There is much debate on the literary usage in Colossians and the style in which it is written....   [tags: Bible, Scholars, New Testament]

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The Role Political Parties Play in Democracy

- I. Introduction Throughout the semester we have studied the role political parties’ play in democracy. Scholars debate that without political parties countries cannot democratize. It is true that political parties play a prominent role in the development of democracy, however; I will argue that depending on how strong or weak the political party is in a given region, the more likely the party will spread democracy. In the following essay I argue that parties can have a role in strengthening but also weakening a democracy based on how well they are able to include all of its citizens....   [tags: citizens, constitutions, scholars]

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Discussion on the Biblical Character One Like The Son Of Man, and Correlation With Caananite Mythology

- Symbolic Background In the beginning I want to look at the Canaanite Mythology which is often considered as background for the Vision in Daniel 7. The four Beasts coming from the Sea, seem to have been well known in ancient Near East. In several creation sagas, the creating god slays the evil and dangerous monsters of the sea. Even the creation of the world in the Job 26 and the Exodus described in Isaiah 51 uses related images. In the Canaanite Mythology states that the god Baal has slain the great monster of the sea, the god Yam, who questioned Baals power....   [tags: Religious Scholars, Christianity]

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Dismantling Atheism One Scientific Detail After Another

- Does God exist. That is the question that so many scholars, peasants, governments, and individuals have been trying to answer from the beginning of human civilization to the present and beyond. Every group in the history of mankind, from Taiwan to Jamaica, from the top of Russia to the bottom of Chile, has said yes to a form of divinity. Their religions have ranged from one God to one million Gods to no God and these religions have defined culture, tradition, lifestyle, and the society of the place; they have ruled nations and defined nations, inspired nations and controlled nations....   [tags: god, scholars, governments]

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Spread of Buddhism in China

- Buddhist popularity towards the Chinese grew following the collapse of the Han Dynasty in 220 C.E. It’s influence continued to expand for several centuries. Between 220 C.E. and 570 C.E., China experienced a period of political instability and disunity. During this time, many of the Chinese, specifically scholars, sought for peace in Buddhism and approved of Buddhism. On the other hand, the strict confucianists and the government fought to end Buddhism and make people go against it. Good things will happen if you accept and follow Buddhism....   [tags: Chinese Scholars, Government, Confucianists]

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The Feminist Glance on Aspasia

- Due to a lack of primary source information in relation to the abundance of secondary source material regarding Aspasia and her influence within rhetorical history, tackling the question concerning the amount of influence she held is difficult and, therefore, tackling the question of whether or not her influence was gender-related is more challenging. When grappling with the latter, a significant amount of feminist scholars provide a pool of information, as they see it, to draw from. Scholars like Cheryl Glenn and Madeleine M....   [tags: bias, subjective scholars]

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The Influence of Islamic Mathematicians

- It’s hard to believe that a civilization consisting of once illiterate nomadic warriors could have a profound impact on the field of mathematics. Yet, many scholars credit the Arabs with preserving much of ancient wisdom. After conquering much of Eastern Europe and Northern Africa the Islamic based Abbasid Empire transitioned away from military conquest into intellectual enlightenment. Florian Cajori speaks of this transition in A History of Mathematics. He states, “Astounding as was the grand march of conquest by the Arabs, still more so was the ease hit which they put aside their former nomadic life adopted a higher civilization, and assumed the sovereignty over cultivated peoples” (Cajori...   [tags: islamic scholars, arabs]

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The Concept of Abrogation

- Abrogation literal meaning is removing or transferring of something, but its technical meaning is an abrogation or lifting (raf’) of religious regulation by another religious regulation of a later time, this involving direct commands and preventions or prohibitions. Abrogation can be come through following Islamic sources; it can be come by a Qur’anic statement, Hadith statement and through the Ijma statement, but Ijma cannot abrogate the text and abrogation is not permitted by analogy in addition to that analogy cannot also abrogate by another analogy....   [tags: qur’an or hadith, muslim scholars]

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Christianity: Justification by Faith

- INTRODUCTION Justification by faith is viewed by Christians as one of the greatest gifts from God given to the sons of Adam's lost race. Nothing can compare to the God given gift. Since the beginning of the church however, the doctrine justification has been quite an issue. For many years, scholars have been researching justification, the basis, as well as the ways to attain it. Once the definition was defined, the problem that scholars faced was the outcomes that followed it. In order for one to understand justification, one must comprehend the writings of Paul in his epistle of Romans....   [tags: god, gift, scholars, meanings]

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Personal Theology of Discipleship

- ... The ICBT is based on the Great Commission of Jesus in Matthew 28:19-20 (Mwangi, & Klerk, 2011). This model focuses on the whole person in this discipleship process, responding to the student in terms of knowledge, spiritual growth, Godly character, and ministry ability (Mwangi, & Klerk, 2011). Acceptance into this ministry model is accomplished through specific criteria (Mwangi, & Klerk, 2011). Mwangi, & Klerk (2011) describe a very complete model which includes a three-pronged approach of: Knowing (cognitive input), Being (character), and Doing (skills)....   [tags: god, scholars, culture]

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Ireland: The Land of Saints and Scholars

- Most people have heard of the country of Ireland. It is a small island that is located towards the East of the Atlantic Ocean, and is separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea (Ireland 1). Ireland is considered by some one of the greenest and most beautiful countries in the world. Its rolling plains and lush, rain-soaked landscape make it a dream destination. It even has gorgeous stone castles that still stand after hundreds of years of wear and tear. Overall, Ireland is a beautiful and culturally rich country that has a lot of history to be shared with the world....   [tags: European island countries]

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Scholars Being Justified in Using the Term Golden Age to Describe the Economic History of Western Europe During 1950-1973

- Scholars Being Justified in Using the Term Golden Age to Describe the Economic History of Western Europe During 1950-1973 ‘Nothing in the history of Western Europe resembles its experience between 1945 and 1968.’ Milward, European rescue, pg. 21 In the quarter of a century that followed the Second World War, the achievements of the European economy were so impressive that the period was often referred to as the ‘Golden Age’. Since 1913 Europe had experienced two world wars plus the great depression and trade wars of the 1930’s, the economy had been stunted and growth was well below trend....   [tags: Papers]

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The Origin of Modern Humans

- Throughout history, humans have asked many questions in regards to our own beginnings. Religion and science have examined what makes us who we are, and have tried to answer the enduring question of our own modern origins. Scientifically, theories are still debated as to when, where, and how modern Homo sapiens came to be what they are today. There are two major theories that now dominate the discussions of experts in the field of biological anthropology: the “Out-of-Africa” model and the “Multiregional” model of evolution....   [tags: Debate, Multiregional Method, Scholars]

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Analysis Of ' The Self Pity Briony ' By Briony Tallis

- Briony Tallis is a character that has to have the world and its occupants in line with her wishes. By having these high expectations, she sets herself up for failure when people fail to live up to her assumptions of them. This causes her to give a bias and unreliable retelling of her life through the novel Atonement. The self-pity Briony generates for herself drives many of her relationships to breaking point and beyond, therefor she changes the characters, like herself, Cecilia and Robbie, to fit how she sees them not necessarily how they really were....   [tags: Novel, Life, Tallis Scholars, Real life]

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The Digital and the Humanities

- 1. Introduction: the Digital and the Humanities Computers, digital tools and the Internet have been radically changing the way scholars work, collaborate and publish their research and supported the creation, the storage, the analysis and the dissemination of data and information. While many areas of study within the natural, medical, and social sciences have a long tradition with these technologies, most of the humanities disciplines have been more reluctant and have found it more difficult or inappropriate to integrate computational tools that are generally built to perform quantitative analysis....   [tags: technology, scholors, data]

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The History of the Term Academy Explained in “Academies of Art; Past and Present” by Nikolaus

- ... In fifteenth and sixteenth century the term was changed for the groups formed under the influence of various personalities. In seventieth century Cicero’s villa got the name of academy which was another development. In Greece humanists widened the term and used it for a philosophical system. The word ‘academy’ was also used for the learned friends of the well-known poets and artists. In Italy the term was also used for the Platonic philosophy, Aristotelian philosophy and a number of other sets of ideas....   [tags: scholors, readers, greek]

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The Mcclintock Scholar Practitioner Theory

- In this post I will explain my understanding of the McClintock Scholar-Practitioner model as well as the Practitioner-Scholar expectations, specifically here at Capella University. As I compared McClintock’s Scholar-Practitioner model and Capella’s Scholar-Practitioner Learning Model, I learned much in regards to the role of each. After analyzing the Capella’s Scholar-Practitioner Model, I found that there are evident levels in learning. Looking at the learner’s side of the Scholar-Practitioner Continuum, there are distinct roles aligned with the direction of the continuum....   [tags: Psychology, Learning, Scientific method, Skill]

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The Commitments of Machiavelli's Scholar

- Plato and Aristotle's worries in The Republic and Politics was understanding virtue and justice, and figuring out who was best fit to lead. In both cases, Plato and Aristotle were worried about the political community on the loose, and about how morals and politics met. Nicolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke question this suspicion to some degree, and relate their own particular worries about great government, request, and human nature. This exposition will differentiate the works of Machiavelli, concerning his understanding of government....   [tags: plato, aristotle, government, philosophy]

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What Makes A Scholar?

- We live in a world where if one excels in math or science, they are automatically assumed to be smart. As I have gotten older I have realized that it is not necessarily true. Someone who is as good at English and Social Sciences can be just as smart. Everyone can be a scholar, but there are different types of scholars. Since there are different ways the brain can process information, it can determine the subject of what the person takes interest in. When I think of a scholar, I think of someone wearing a black gown with a college degree in their hand....   [tags: Psychology, Learning, Person, Education]

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My Vision As A Psychology Practitioner Scholar

- Abstract Practitioner-scholar is erudite at the master’s level MBA, MS, MA and certificate level, will develop theoretical and research strategies to test, analyze resolutions to problems. These scholars use theoretic and research applications by acquiring information, processing the information, assess the information and apply and monitor new strategies, or approach to a practical solutions and determine how to effectively measure the approach. The scholar-practitioner theoretical knowledge includes the activities of both erudite and Facilitators....   [tags: Psychology, Applied psychology, Learning]

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's The American Scholar

- The American Scholar is one of the speeches given by Ralph Waldo Emerson on August 31, 1837 to the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Cambridge (World Largest Essay, 2014). People are not born with perfection, everyone learns through trials and errors. Mistakes are lessons not yet learnt. Therefore, you should try and make use of the knowledge and wisdom. Emerson’s speech tries to determine the real American culture and ask his citizen to prevent the essence of the real American culture. Sixty years after declaring independence, American culture was still heavily influenced by Europe....   [tags: famous speeches, content analysis]

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Distinguished Scholar Program

- The Distinguished Scholar Program is a strict and difficult program. It encourages students to challenge themselves and reach their full potential. Altering a few rules and parts, such as lowering the required grade point average (GPA) and dropping some of the more rigorous classes, such as Honors Chemistry can truly make it a beneficial and successful program in the regular educational system. Not to mention the great improvement in students test scores and overall take on education. Distinguished Scholars is a curriculum unique to Wilson Classical High School in the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD)....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]

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I Am A. Wesley Service Scholar

- I will be participating in multiple volunteer activities throughout my Simpson career because I am a Wesley Service Scholar, which means I must complete eighty hours of volunteer work in two semesters to receive a scholarship provided by the college. I also helped out throughout high school and really enjoyed it, so I plan on continuing my service work. I am anxious to experience a variety of opportunities at Simpson College and in the Des Moines area. I recently volunteered at a program called the Breakfast Club through the Children’s and Family Urban Movement where I learned a lot about myself and the children involved....   [tags: High school, College, The Breakfast Club]

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Public Service Scholar Reflection Essay

- My service experience at UNC has been nothing short of phenomenal. Although I was not incredibly involved with service in my freshman year, I was very privileged to have been offered an opportunity to perform a service project in Bolivia in the area of microfinance. My summer was spent working in a microfinance NGO in Cochabamba, Bolivia called CADEPIA, La Cámara de Pequeñas Industrias y Artisanías. I spent my first few weeks performing a needs-assessment with employees within CADEPIA as well as the micro-entrepreneurs who worked with the organization....   [tags: Personal Statement]

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Edification or False Idolatry in Emerson's The American Scholar

- Edification or False Idolatry in Emerson's The American Scholar       Commencement speeches are customarily routine, pedantic, platitude filled, mildly inspiring lectures.  This description, however, was never applied to Ralph Waldo Emerson's oration, "The American Scholar," delivered to the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Harvard in 1837.  Oliver Wendell Holmes called this speech America's "Intellectual Declaration of Independence."  In addition to being a call for literary independence from Europe and past traditions, the speech was a blueprint for how humans should live their lives.  Emerson believed that the way to reunite with the Over-Soul was to become "The American Scholar."  He would...   [tags: Emerson American Scholar Essays]

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The Degradation of Women in American Scholar

- The Degradation of Women in American Scholar      In "The American Scholar," Ralph Waldo Emerson characterizes the nature of the American scholar in three categories: nature, books, and action.  The scholar is one who nature mystifies, because one must be engrossed with nature before he can appreciate it.  In nature, man learns to tie things together; trees sprout from roots, leaves grow on trees, and so on.  Man learns how to classify the things in nature, which simplifies things in his mind (section I)....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]

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Ralph Waldo Emerson, The American Scholar, And Nature

- In the American culture, one of the minds that has helped developed the identity of the American Literature was Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson wrote many literary works such as “Self – Reliance”, “The American Scholar”, and “Nature”. In the works Emerson creates the idea of how the American identity should be structured and how scholars and students can go about making this identity. The main point that comes out through a lot of his writing is that one can create the American identify through that of the mind....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson]

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A New Way to Read and Study the Bible in Michael Joseph Brown's They Don’t Tell You: A Survivor’s Guide to Biblical Studies

- ... In addition to the “foundation of modern biblical Scholarship”, the historical-critical method, readers will discover several other methods. Readers will get the opportunity to read up on the process of each method and compare both the advantages and disadvantages. Brown then, strategically, works into a sub-chapter titled “A Primer on Biblical basics” which includes topics such as the creation of the Bible itself, the languages of the Bible and chapter and verse divisions. Brown even includes the significance of the use of italics....   [tags: scholar, guide, faith]

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Abu al-Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Biruri

- ... Another kingdom which was rapidly rising in influence was the Ghaznavids whose capital was at Ghazna in Afghanistan, a kingdom which was to play a major role in al-Biruni's life.”[2] Old Persia The wonder of how stars are standing in the air and why they are shiny and beautiful have stayed with humans for centuries. Among these humans, some of them worshiped stars while the others studied and tried to bring a scientific explanation to answer the questions wondering people. The research about stars and planets has been a subject of interest in ancient Iran....   [tags: Persian-Khwarezmian scholar and polymath]

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How far can you be a Feminist Biblical Scholar and Remain a Faithful Christian?

- How far can you be a Feminist Biblical Scholar and Remain a Faithful Christian or Jew. Introduction The number of feminist scholars critically assessing Biblical narrative has risen since the second feminist movement of the 1970s (Scholz 2014). A common theme of their scholarship has been to what extent the Bible may be seen to favour men. Some feminist scholars may not be able to legitimately assess the Bible and remain faithful to it because of such outdated views on women in a time when women’s equality is encouraged....   [tags: jew, creation story]

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Does ‘The American Scholar’ Reflect the Values of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution? 4

- In an address to the scholars in the Phi Beta Kappa society at Cambridge in Massachusetts Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1837 delivered a speech in which he stated that the literature during the European influence required scholars to memorize texts written by other writers. The speech was titled The American Scholar and the main idea of his speech was that the literature in America should be completely different from the European literature. Basically the scholars should have the freedom to write in any form they wish to write in and not copy the way other writers have already written....   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Does ‘The American Scholar’ Reflect the Values of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution? 1

- Every country today differentiates each other through having a unique identity of which the elements are cultures, tradition and religion. Even a country like America was once under the rule of the British. However this did not last as long as it did in India as the people fought back and won what is today called “The War of Independence.” During the time the British ruled various countries they had taught the people under them their ways of conducting every activity in life. In America even after the British were gone the way people lived their lives were still the way they had learned from the British....   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Does ‘The American Scholar’ Reflect the Values of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution? 3

- John states that “The declaration of independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the continental congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as 13 newly independent sovereign and no longer a part of the British Empire.” The Declaration of independence means liberation of the nation and its people from powerful nation and the colonizer. When a particular nation is independent, she starts setting supreme laws under which the government functions based on legislative, executive and judiciary....   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Does “The American Scholar” Reflect the Values of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution? 6

- In 1837 Ralph Waldo Emerson in his speech to the scholars of the Phi Beta Kappa society at Cambridge in Massachusetts stated the need for Americans to preserve their own culture through literature. According to him the American literature was mostly influenced by the Europeans and this had made the Americans forget their own form of literature. He stated that the European literature was encouraging scholars to memorize the writings of other writers and not help them learn anything new. This he said was the negative impact books had on the scholars....   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Does “The American Scholar” reflect The values of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution? 2

- Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote American Scholar during the period of transdentalism in 1840-1860 which emerged after romanticism. Transcendentalism dominated the thinking of the American Renaissance, the period before the Civil War where new literary and philosophical forms flourished, and its resonances vibrated through American life well into the 20th century. In one way or another our most creative minds were drawn into its thrall, attracted not only to its practicable messages of confident self-identity, spiritual progress and social justice, but also by its aesthetics, which celebrated, in landscape and mindscape, the immense grandeur of the American soul.As Oxford Advanced Learner’s Diction...   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Does ‘the American Scholar ‘reflect the values of the declaration of independence and the American constitution? 5

- American scholar was a speech given by Ralph Waldo Emerson to the scholars of phi Beta kappa society at Cambridge on August 31, 1837. Many years after the independence of American but still country was under the influence of Europe. It is the first time for Ralph Waldo Emerson building the new American cultural identity. According to Johnson, Belasco (2008), page (447) states that Jefferson’s draft of the declaration of independence was held on june 7, year 1776, Richard Henry Lee, was a represented from Virginia (a place name) to the 2nd congress....   [tags: national identity, nationalism]

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Al-Ghazali: Religious Scholar, Legalist, Sufi, and Critic of Philosophy

- Al-Ghazali, his full name being Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali, was an important and dominant figure among philosophers, theologians, jurists, and mystics in the Sunni Islam religion. Historians put his birth at 1058 or 1059 in the city of Tabaran-Tus; fifteen miles north of modern day Meshed in north eastern Iran. However his personal letters and autobiography state that his birth was around 1055 or 1056 (Griffel 2009, 23–25). Despite this clerical difference, Al-Ghazali was active in a period when Sunni theology had entered a time of passionate disputes among the Shiite Ismalite theology, as well as the Arabic tradition of falsafa....   [tags: theology, religion, ethics, autobiography]

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The Motivation of Ralph Waldo Emerson in the Speech The American Scholar

- The Motivation of Ralph Waldo Emerson in the Speech The American Scholar Nearly two hundred years ago Ralph Waldo Emerson delivered a speech to a group of Scholars, it was his intention to motivate and inspire. He expressed his beliefs in a way that was objectionable to some and encouraging to others. Each man was given a chance to examine his life and the life's of their predecessors. Emerson shaped his speech, and bent the words around in a beautiful collage; he quickly established a mood that was felt throughout the room....   [tags: Papers]

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The Transformation of The Scholar

- ... Girls have been noticed to be determined to read significantly more, this may be a factor in why in 2002 a study was published that said girls on average score nearly 3 times as high as boys in a reading proficiency test(Bauerlein). This is hard evidence supports that girls are simply reading significantly more than boys. Girls do better in our public school system compared to their male counterparts. If you were to visit a random high school and survey a couple of teachers about their “trouble students” most likely you would hear that the majority of them would be boys....   [tags: inequality in reading, public education system]

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A Sociological Scholar

- Usually, the developmental process is gradual but on rare occasions a series of events can cause a sudden transformation in trajectory. On my last semester of community college, a selected group of students, which included me, were invited to join a faculty member to a sociological conference in Chicago. However, due to financial constraints, many of us, who had initially been invited to attend the conference, had to decline the offer. To me, this conference was an opportunity to discuss diverse sociological subjects with fellow students and professors....   [tags: Max Weber, Sociology, Law, Debate]

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The Scholar And Leader For The Black Community

- The scholar and leader for the black community wrote a discussion in 1903 with the title of, “Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others.” Both Washington and Du Bois were leaders of the black community in the 19th and 20th century, even though they both wanted to see the same outcome for black Americans. They both ultimately had opposing thoughts on how to achieve social and economic advancement for the black community. Looking back on history, W.E.B Du Bois was correct in racial equality would only be achieved through politics and higher education of the African American youth....   [tags: W. E. B. Du Bois, Black people, African American]

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Racism : A African American Scholar

- In recent discussions of racism within American society, a controversial issue has been whether racism is a permanent facet in today’s society. On one hand Derrick Bell, a prominent African American scholar , feels that the legacy of slavery has left a significant portion on the race “with life-long poverty and soul-devastating despair “. Bell also believes that slavery will continue to have an impact on countless African Americans day in and day out. Consider the 5.7 unemployment rate gap between blacks and whites, which was reported by the U.S....   [tags: Black people, Race, African American, Racism]

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Outline Of A Leader Scholar Practitioner

- Leadership Objectives There is a lot that I want to accomplish from my leadership practice, but initially I prefer to be very careful on implementing those. Each person has their own objectives to accomplish as a leader-scholar-practitioner. Similarly, I too have plans to implement. My plans that I want to accomplish as a leader-scholar-practitioner are as follows: • Implementing proper communication channel: Communication is the soul of a workplace. Without proper communication, giving instructions may be ineffective....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Strategic management]

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My Life As A Working Scholar

- Not everyone’s lives are easy to begin with. Some people come from generally rich families who can afford to go on summer vacations every year; some people can barely get through the month because of the amount of bills they have to pay. Being a part of this lower-class spectrum has definitely been a stepping stone for me and my family. Coming to America from the Philippines was merely a small hop rather than a jump to obtain what we have at this current moment. My relatives say it’s luck, that they have me, a working scholar, to help my loving parents bring them their future....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender studies, Transgender]

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The Black Scholar By Etheridge Knight

- Etheridge Knight wrote an article for “The Black Scholar”, called On the Oral Nature of Poetry, in which he correlates poetry to the physical and tangible world and argues that poetry is an oral art, not a written one. He relates poetry and music in their ability to physically affect someone with their powerful rhythm and says that ignoring structure and rhyme is “...like a carpenter throwing away a hammer out of his kit,” (Knight, 92). Despite the criticism of ignoring basic structure, Knight believes that it is unnecessary to be unnecessarily restricted to form....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Poetic form, Iambic pentameter]

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The Irish American Scholar Program

- The Irish American Scholar Program will significantly enhance my educational goals for school as well as my life experiences. The unique opportunity this program offers coincides with a family value of expanding one’s knowledge beyond the small bubble of the everyday and exploring the world. The value of embracing new opportunities started with my grandfather when he broke away from the norm of his family and expanded his boundaries. His family, traditionally, lived and moved together, but when his family moved to Michigan, my grandfather decided to remain in Arkansas and join the Air Force, allowing him to travel not only in the United States but abroad to England....   [tags: Education Goals]

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I Am The Youngest Scholar

- Assignment 7: (HOOK) I am the youngest scholar in this North West area. I was in a six-year religious program in which I studied Arabic as well as jurisprudence in depth. This 6-year course covered a variety of extremely high-level topics, and at the age range of 8-14, I was especially young to be in this college-level programThis was an Arabic course which focused on religious analysis as well as linguistics. The course material is broken down into six years, and is taught by a variety of teachers....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Better, Optimism]

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My Vision As A Psychology Practitioner Scholar

- Your Vision as a Psychology Practitioner-Scholar Introduction One of my visions as a psychology practitioner scholar is becoming a clinical counselor. My purpose in psychology is to help people understand their life in a clear distinct way. I specifically want to target children and, help them grow and be more than they have the potential to be. I want to focus on the child development of children based on their environment. I want to be able understand children react the way they do in certain situations....   [tags: Psychology, Mental disorder]

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The American Scholar By Ralph Waldo Emerson

- Ralph Waldo Emerson delivers his address The American Scholar to a Harvard audience in 1837, where he presents the three crucial aspects of being an American Scholar. First of the scholarly characteristics was the influence of nature, second was the mind of the past, and the last was action. He states that, “action is with the scholar subordinate, but it is essential.” He further states that that “inaction is cowardice, but there can be no scholar without the heroic mind.” What exactly does Emerson mean by the word action....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism, Mind]

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How I Become A Better Scholar

- As a former graduate coming out of high school and straight into college, I already knew what major I wanted and what career I wanted to pursue. I have explored and discovered particular characteristics and morals of myself through the various articles I’ve read and projects I’ve been working on. I have learned who I am and who I want to become as a person. I’ve manifested several skills on how to become a better scholar, how to improve my personal learning system, how to manage my time wisely, and how to have reflexive Praxis....   [tags: Learning, Critical thinking, High school]

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I Am A Scholar Of English Or Literature

- I am not a scholar of English or literature. I cannot give you much more than personal opinions on the English language and its variations in this country or others. I am a writer. And by that definition, I am someone who has always loved language. I am fascinated by language in daily life. I spend a great deal of my time thinking about the power of language — the way it can evoke an emotion, a visual image, a complex idea, or a simple truth. Language is the tool of my trade. And I use them all — all the Englishes I grew up with....   [tags: English language, Second language, United Kingdom]

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The Shadow Scholar By Ed Dante Peels

- In his essay The Shadow Scholar, Ed Dante peels back a layer of the onion that organized academic fraud has become. His aim, he says, is to “initiate a conversation” (p.474) about why cheating is as prevalent and lucrative as he claims it to be. Citing a New York Times article, he says that up to 61 percent of undergraduate students have admitted to committing some sort of academic fraud (cheating) on required coursework, and if that is the case, it’s a conversation that should be entertained by everyone who has a stake in education, from elementary school students and teachers all the way up to the presidents and deans and provosts of the nation’s colleges and universities....   [tags: Education, Academia, Higher education]

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My Vision As A Psychology Practitioner Scholar

- Introduction In this paper I will discuss my vision as a psychology practitioner-scholar (McClintock, 2004). First, I will share what I have learned, how I can contribute to the psychology field, my vision and goals. Second, I will discuss the competencies and requirements necessary for my future career in psychology. Third, I will share my action plan to achieving my goals in the field of psychology. Vision and Goals Throughout this course I have learned that there are many career paths in psychology....   [tags: Psychology, Psychotherapy, Adolescence, Art]

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My Becoming A Scholar Course Project

- Over the course of my Becoming a Scholar course project, I was opened up to a whole new group of experiences and lessons that I never thought I would. When we first started this class at the beginning of the semester, I didn’t have many expectations. Sure, this was a course designed to help guide and prepare us first years for the rest of our college experience, but with my high school background, I didn’t think much of it. In high school, I was one of the students that had course work and homework come naturally to me....   [tags: High school, Management, Help me, Audience]

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The Most Important Characteristics Of The True American Scholar

- When Ralph Waldo Emerson gave his famous “American Scholar” address in front of the Phi Beta Kappa Society in Cambridge, it just so happened that the young Henry-David Thoreau was sitting in the graduating class, being sprinkled with all of Emerson’s wisdom and influence. It was in this very oration that Emerson spoke about the three most important characteristics of the true American Scholar, the final of which was action. When Emerson referred to action, he spoke of it thus, “action is with the scholar subordinate, but it is essential.” Although Thoreau was clearly heavily influenced by the words of Emerson, it is also apparent that Thoreau took Emerson’s words and revamped them, adding a...   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Transcendentalism]

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Is Hamlet a Soldier, a Courtier or a Scholar? What Else is He?

- Is Hamlet a soldier, a courtier or a scholar. What else is he. Hamlet could be a character that bears the strength of his father's revenge that within the variety of ghost compels his son to commit murder of his uncle. It’s a posh character that isn't linear however revolves around the influences of different characters. Thus Hamlet is simply an illustration of an unsecure and indecisive character. ‘The courtier’s, soldier’s, scholar’s, eye, tongue, sword’ this is what Ophelia says about Hamlet when having a conversation with Claudius and Polonius....   [tags: shakespeare, claudius, ophelia]

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Hasan Ibn Al Sulaym The Optics Scholar

- Hasan Ibn Al Haytham: the optics scholar In Islamic Golden Age, the time where the Islamic civilization advanced, during this period, Engineers, Scientists, and Merchants of the Islamic world contributed significantly to different fields such as Art, Agriculture, Economy, Literature, Navigation, Philosophy, Science, Technology, and Astronomy. At that time born a brilliant child in 965 AD, south of Iraq, Basra called Abu Ali Muhammad Al-Hasan Ibn Al-Hasan Ibn Al-Haytham, known as Hasan Ibn Haytham....   [tags: Book of Optics, Light, Alhazen]

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`` Race, Revolution And Women ' : The Black Scholar 42.2 ( 2012 )

- Chisholm, Shirley. "Race, Revolution and Women." The Black Scholar 42.2 (2012): 31-35. Academic Search Complete. Web. 19 May 2016. This source is written by the inspirational Shirley Chisholm who was the first woman to be nominated for presidential and was elected to the congress. She illustrates that women cannot just complain about their inequality, but act upon it. This source is appropriate to use in this essay because it illustrates that women work just as hard as men especially during the time of World War II....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Inequality, Equality]

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