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The Issue Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers

- A preamble – including the definitions of ‘refugee’ and ‘asylum seeker’ in relation to Australian immigration policy Refugees and Asylum seekers are similar but not the same; a Refugee is “someone who is unable or unwilling to return to their own country because of a well founded fear of being persecuted because of their race, religion, opinion or membership of a certain social group”. Asylum seekers are people who have just claimed that they are a refugee; they must have their claims processed by the government of the country they are applying for asylum in....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Immigration, Racism]

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Refugee Asylum Seekers in Australia

- Australia has had a long history of receiving individuals and groups who are seeking asylum as well as unfortunately a long history of turning those away who are perceived as different. (McKay,Thomas & Blood 2011).Even though the white Australia policy was abandoned decades ago it still lives on as a strong resonance in the conservative right of politics (Westoby & Ingamells, 2010). Community fear about Australia’s border seem easily triggered, which has prompted the term ‘paranoid nationalism’ to be used to describe the heightened refugee politics of the Howard years linked to discrimination and maltreatment of asylum seekers which still lives on today (Westoby & Ingamells, 2010)....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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Asylum Seekers And Official Refugees

- In this piece, I will argue that the social factors and attitudes surrounding the distinction of asylum seekers and official refugees, are constructed and exploited by the Australian Government, to improve their political and economic position over the nation. The Government uses nationalism and assimilation to maintain their power to shape the culture and normality of Australian society. They achieve this by influencing society through the media, to fear 'illegal ' asylum seekers, but accept those that fit the 1951 refugee convention criteria....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Right of asylum]

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Interpretation And Language Of The Asylum Seekers

- SUMMARY Reflection (Choose a quote or series of quotes and respond. Locate your reflection in evidence and LANGUAGE not in feelings) Asylum seekers flee their homes for various reasons and are scrutinized when applying for refuge. LADO examines potential refugees and their language use to measure their credibility. However, this does not take into account folk linguistic views as a determiner. Many individuals have subconsciously used folk linguistics. They carry their own notions and implement them into language use....   [tags: Language, Linguistics, Semiotics, Refugee]

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Job Seekers and Social Networks

- Job seekers use social networks for a wide range of reasons, the main one is to share the information, looking at job opportunities and of course responding to friends. According to the generation Y (born after 1990) and generation X (1980-1990) statistic of social media usage, the great number of "youngster" are more attracted to Facebook and Twitter platforms, whereas for "older" generation LinkedIn network is more preferable choice. This observation underlines the idea of social media being less of recruitment usage and more of socializing between ages 24 and younger, since LinkedIn had specifically been created for networking and connecting individuals inside and outside their industries...   [tags: friends, generation y, job posting]

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The Spiritual Perspective Of Seekers

- Spiritual Perspective Seekers may resort to drugs to change one’s current state of awareness or consciousness to a higher state of awareness or higher state of consciousness. In ancient Greece, the cult of Dionysus, 700 BC, involved drinking wine at feasts although strict conditions were imposed, indicating an understanding of the effects of the abuse of alcohol. Those who participated in the Dionysus mysteries were offered the opportunity of being possessed and empowered by the god himself. The Holy Bible records that King Melchizedek “brought forth bread and wine, and he was the high priest of the most high God” (Genesis 14:18)....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Spirituality]

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The Mandatory Detention Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers

- Introduction (100‐150 words) The mandatory detention of refugees and asylum seekers is an extremely controversial issues in Australian society with 2,437 refugees and asylum seekers in immigration and community detention facilities in Australia and 1,469 in offshore detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island as of November 2015 (Allotey, Pickles and Johnston 2007; Wilsher 2012; Australian Human Rights Commission 2014). The extreme controversy is in relations to the human rights of the refugees and asylum seekers in detention centres and whether Australia is providing appropriate care under their international obligations....   [tags: Australia, Law, United Nations Charter, Treaty]

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Case Study : Offshore Processing Of Asylum Seekers

- Annotation #1- Journal Article Archbold, Lisa J. 2015. “Offshore processing of asylum seekers - is Australia complying with its international legal obligations?” QUT Law Review 15 (1): 137-158. Accessed April 15, 2016. doi: 10.5204/qutlr.v15i1.579. This article reports on Australia’s international obligation to asylum seekers and whether or not Australia is complying with these obligations. The main focus of this article is to explain how the Australian Government is neglecting their obligation by transferring asylum seekers to offshore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guinea, where there are less international obligations to abide by....   [tags: Law, Human rights, Immigration detention]

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Australia 's Policy Refugees And Asylum Seekers

- Compare and contrast Australia’s policy refugees and asylum seekers with that of two other countries. A refugee is a person that is fleeing their country because they have suffered or fear persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, or political opinion, or they are fleeing war. An asylum seeker is a person who has fled their country but has not yet been accepted as a refugee. These people flee to different countries and they all have different policies against them. Australia’s policy may differ from other countries but sometimes they may be alike....   [tags: Human rights]

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Asylum Seekers

- Asylum Seekers People who flee their homes in the face of persecution, or threats to their lives, deserve compassion and support. Unfortunately for those reaching the UK they are all to often greeted with more hostility and treated like criminals. New legislation looks set to make things worse. Asylum seekers are all around us. They eat, breath and function just like us, so why should we kick them out....   [tags: Papers]

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The 1999 Immigration and Asylum Seekers Act

- The 1999 Immigration and Asylum Seekers Act To begin with this essay will give reasons why the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Seekers Act was introduced, also the measures put in place to deal with this issue. Secondly, the measures Labour implemented to tackle this asylum issue, the affect of the voucher scheme on social welfare and its criticism’s. Additionally this essay will explore the affects of the Enforced Dispersal element of the 1999 Act and it’s implications for the asylum seekers and the local authorities, next the essay with cover the problems of the Asylum Seekers Act, the influences that make up policy looking at implementation and evaluation of pol...   [tags: Papers]

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Asylum Seekers: The Comparison of Two Sides

- Asylum Seekers: The Comparison of Two Sides · The points of view that the suns newspaper report are trying to express are that the immigrants are entering the country under false pretences “falsely claming benefits” which angers there readers because they were lead to believe that they were entering the country to flee from poverty and war. From the instance that the audience picks up the paper the headlines for the article is “Read this article and get angry” with a picture of 4 illegal immigrants taking a leap of freedom over a barbed wire fence....   [tags: Papers]

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Job Choice Making Process With A Focus On New Job Seekers

- 3. Methodology 3.1 Participants and data collection This study aims to explore job choice making process with a focus on new job seekers, thus college graduates with a degree in hospitality and tourism management (HTM) were selected. College students are an important recruitment pool to companies (Breaugh, 1992) because they have developed their skills related to their future careers through a systematic process and curriculum designed by universities and colleges. They have also accumulated experience from internships and part-time works throughout their collegiate life....   [tags: Employment, Decision making, Recruitment]

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Why so Many Job-Seekers Do not Find Work?

- ... Do not wonder why you cannot find a job. You are doing something wrong all the time. Unless you empower yourself with this one thing, you are going to have a very tough time finding work. Another reality is about to hit you soon – Christmas is less than six short months away and a Festive Season without money is a miserable time. The time to prepare for Christmas is now. You can get a job. Let’s move this issue into Real Life mode. The most important requirement needed to guarantee that you find a job quickly is the right attitude....   [tags: right and genuine attitude, ]

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Debate for No More Refugees in Australia?

- Asylum seekers, in particular “boat people” have proven to be a significant social issue, one that has prompted many intense debates in Australia over last twelve months. Australia has a long history of providing refuges a safe haven. However, in recent times, attitudes towards asylum seekers have become increasingly negative and at times hostile as asylum seekers are constantly portrayed as a threat to culture and society (Lynn & Lea 2003). This essay will provide a brief history of asylum seekers in Australia and examine the social structures that have contributed to the attitudes and treatment of asylum seekers in Australia today....   [tags: asylum seekers, boat people, terrorists]

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A New Business Model of Crowdsourcing

- Executive Summary With the rapid development of Internet, a new business model of crowdsourcing is emerging. It is a development demand research of organizations through Internet. Companies could seek for solutions through it with the help of numerous solvers. Crowdsourcing platform is an intermediary which provides a place for seekers to ask for solvers’ help. This report will mainly discuss the target market of crowdsourcing platforms and demonstrate value proposition provided to solvers and seekers....   [tags: plattform, seekers asking solvers for help]

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The Effects of Globalization on Social Work Practices

- Globalisation is a broad term that is often defined in economic factors alone. The Dictionary at merriam-webster.com describes globalisation as “the process of enabling financial markets to operate internationally, largely as a result of deregulation and improved communication.” Also due to deregulation on the financial market, multi-national companies are free to trade and move their businesses to areas where a higher return or profit can be achieved. New technology also enables companies to relocate to areas where labour costs are lower, for instance movement of call centre jobs from the UK to India....   [tags: human trafficking, asylum seekers, refugees]

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What´s Internet Crowdfunding

- Individual case assignment We discuss about Crowdfunding, internet crowdfunding, process to get funding on internet, models of crowd funding, project that succeed greatly, advantages and disadvantages. Crowd funding, Crowd sourcing, Peer to Peer funding and so on have many names but only one definition that is rising expenditure for a project which may be creating or producing a movie, song, new invention, product or an idea from many people in small investments. These altogether will make a necessary help for a project to succeed....   [tags: seekers, websites, technology]

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Tamil Refugees in British Columbia

- On October 17, 2009, seventy-six Tamil refugees arrived off the cost of Victoria, British Columbia in a rusty boat followed by another four hundred ninety two exhausted Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers in August 2010 (CBC News, 2010). Their migration stemmed from the civil war that had been ongoing in their homeland for over two decades. Human rights agencies and media around the world raised concerns over human rights violations, and death of tens of thousands of innocent civilians in Sri Lanka....   [tags: Sri lanka, Asylum Seekers, Civil War, Human Rights]

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Evaluation of the Dutch Integration Course for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

- Summary The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the Dutch integration class. The report examines in detail the roles that each person plays in developing a productive group outcome and learning experience. An overview of the group will be discussed including an explanation of the Dutch Integration class, the type of group a breakdown of the group composition and the purpose of the Dutch Integration Class. The discussion then focuses on the advantages and limitations of the group by identifying the level cohesion in the group, the norms of the group and stage of development in the group....   [tags: cohesion, group, norm, development]

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Risk Seekers Turn to Latin America Bonds

- Many investors are looking towards some South American countries, some of which still branded pariahs, since developed markets are offering measly returns. Two countries that are receiving a large amount of attention are Venezuela and Argentina, who have pushed yields to new lows, making issuances increasingly attractive. Additionally, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa is planning to release the country’s first international bond since he voluntarily defaulted on $3.2 billion around five years ago....   [tags: investors, argentina, ecuador, debt]

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Are You A Thrill Seeker Or Not?

- Are you a thrill seeker or not. When I first read this question I would definitely say yes. I like to try new things but I know the difference in thrill seeking and dumb things. What even is a thrill seeker. Someone that craves a little risk in their life. To increase the stimulation impacting on me I do different things, like hanging out with friends, going to concerts, listening to music, taking random trips to the beach, going shopping.I like to go out for drives and explore new things. I don’t like quiet evenings at home, or enjoy being bored....   [tags: Personality psychology, Trait theory, Risk]

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Asylum Seeker Policy And Offshore Processing

- Asylum Seeker Policy and Offshore Processing in Australia Introduction Securitisation theory as Buzan et al. (1998, p. 23-24) states is the way in which an existential threat is posed to society by justifying the use of excessive measures. Asylum seeker policy is introduced to decrease human insecurity such as fear and anxiety within the public sphere (Coghlan et al. 2005, p.70). The Howard government introduced the Migration (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Amended Bill 2006 to ensure all unauthorised arrivals were processed offshore....   [tags: Human rights]

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It Is A Better Way ! A Thought On Australian Asylum Seeker Issue

- There is a better way. A thought on Australian asylum seeker issue “If the protecting of our borders requires the incarceration of babies, the sexual abuse of children, the rape of women and the murder of men, then we are of all nations the most depraved.” This emotive statement from a man of the church, Father Rod Bower, touches a nerve with many of Australians. It is an acid test on our national consciousness. The shock of disturbed beliefs pushes us to reassess the foundation of our values. Asylum seeker issue is a complex and continuing struggle between the heart and the head....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Right of asylum, Immigration]

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The Seeker : The Coming Of Age Story

- According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, coming of age is defined as, “the attainment of prominence, respectability, recognition, or maturity.” Every person has had their own experiences, such as meeting a best friend or losing a loved one, that have helped them grow and come of age. As coming of age is a journey that everybody can relate to, its a common theme in literature and film. One film that portrays coming of age beautifully is The Seeker, directed by Jeff D. Johnson. The Seeker is a touching story about girl named Grace who lives an idyllic, peaceful childhood until a sudden tragedy strikes, resulting in the loss of her dad....   [tags: Coming of age, Webster's Dictionary]

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Socrates: The Stubborn Seeker of Truth

- Socrates: The Stubborn Seeker of Truth Socrates had one of the most critical minds in Greece. His personal thoughts and concepts influenced those of the different Athenians. He was a man of truth, who sought truth in others. He was a man who searched for wisdom, when the wisdom was already inside him, which he eventually saw. His beliefs about Athenians remained consistent, and he also thought Athenians were sheep, who were unable to do things on their own, and thus, needed shepherds. Socrates wanted everyone to step out from his or her personal comfort zones and achieve a higher view of life that was unique to each of them....   [tags: Biography]

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Lame Deer Seeker Of Visions

- Lame Deer Seeker of Visions Essay #2 In this essay I will be doing a brief overview of the book Lame Deer Seeker of Visions, by Richard Erdoes. Within this book a monumental task has been achieved, which turns out to provide unparalleled information and a concrete depiction of the Native American Indian. This aspect has been portrayed through the eyes of a Sioux medicine man throughout the book and to many individual’s dismay, paints an accurate picture of both events that occurred and how Native American Indians were being treated at the time....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Socrates 's Seeker Of Wisdom

- It has been said, that Socrates was s seeker of wisdom, who pursued it relentlessly, but through many dialogues with his interlocutors, he never was satisfied with their intellectual input. Or so it seemed on the superficial level, looking at his views on how society should be structured, it appears the Socratic project had a deeper and darker essence to it that threatened the core of Athenian society, by subtly pecking at the long held traditions, values, and ideas that made Athens so unique. Socrates lived in Athens, which at the time was an artistic, democratic, and an intellectual hub in the center of the Grecian world, whose pursuit, like in most sovereign states, was to advance in al...   [tags: Socrates, Plato, Trial of Socrates, Democracy]

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Andrew Carnegie : An Obscure Dream Seeker From Scotland

- Andrew Carnegie was a multimillionaire tycoon who, along with the likes of John Rockefeller and J.P. Morgan, is ranked highly in the pantheon of American industrialists. He innovated and perfected the process of “horizontal integration” in industry and made a fortune selling his massively successful Carnegie Steel Corporation at the turn of the 20th century. However, there is more that paints the picture of this man’s success than his industrial pursuits. His origins as an obscure dream seeker from Scotland are what make his rise to fame and fortune all the more endearing....   [tags: Andrew Carnegie, Philanthropy]

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If You Would Be A Real Seeker After Truth

- “If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.” - René Descartes. (Goodreads) Well, taking Monsieur Descartes advice, let’s wrestle with the Mind-Body problem, an issue that he himself is famous for answering. This problem is almost as old as the academy of philosophy itself. It seems that every ancient old man with a white beard has had his say in what the answer is, and it appears that the vast majority of philosophers have agreed in varying degrees that the Mind is more important than the Body....   [tags: Philosophy of mind, Mind, Reality]

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Seeker Friendly Religion?

- Seeker Friendly Religion. The “seeker sensitive” movement is one that is very controversial in our present time. It is the idea that the church should appeal to seeking unbelievers, and meet their felt needs. The question is whether or not this “seeker friendly” idea is biblical, and should church pastors lead in this way. According to the Bible, which should be the ultimate authority for all church leaders, it is completely unbiblical. It could be said that it is unethical, from a biblical perspective, for a pastor to lead in “seeker friendly” manor....   [tags: Church Religion Movement]

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Consumer Behaviour: Pre-Purchase Evaluation for the Right Backpack

- As a teenager, my enduring involvement with regards to being fashionable, my internal search gathered me much information stored within my memory. Correspondingly, my external search was quite extensive. First, I knew I wanted a backpack but was not aware what was there available. This led me to online searching (Lewis & Lewis 1997), I would be described as an undirected information seeker. I was just seeking information in terms of what options there were, what the blogger’s favourites are and what editor’s favourite picks were....   [tags: seeker, evaluation, marketers]

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Factors to Consider on a Job Offer

- It’s incredibly normal to have doubts particularly when an individual acknowledges that half or even the rest life there will be a transformation on acceptance of a certain new job. The decision usually has an acute bearing towards employee‘s life line. It’s never a joking affair. Therefore, one must evaluate some of the most essential aspects of work ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬place in order to foresee if such a working environment will eventually meet needs and wants anticipated. One of the cultural factors to consider is on how to scrutinize the job description....   [tags: job seeker, traditions, background, company]

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Advice for the Millennial Job Seeker

- No one is perfect and my representation here of a Millennial candidate and Boomer hiring manager isn’t either. However, recently I read an article in the New York Times about a 37% unemployment rate for the Millennial generation. This is for the recent graduate who is still living at home, surfing the ‘net and trying to find a job. While you are looking: 1. Build your personal brand online everyday. Build a public portfolio of anything you have ever worked on that is relevant to your job search....   [tags: Employment]

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Social Identity Theory : A Map Of A Unfamiliar City

- Theories are a map of a unfamiliar city, they help us understand behaviours and attitudes (Lecture Recording). The social identity theory was developed by Tafel and Turner, 1979 and refers to the intergroup relations (Text). Social identity theory is of group membership and intergroup associations based on self-categorisation, self-comparison and the ideas of shared self-definition in terms of in-group defining aspects (Text). Self-categorisation is the ordering of people as members of different social groups or nations, it provides supporters with a social identity, the in-group (Text)....   [tags: Social psychology, Social identity, Nationality]

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The California Ethos

- ... Next, the gold-seekers didn’t concern about their safely issue for finding gold at the riverbeds, mountains or even tunnels with poor weather and bad environment conditions. For them, time was money. They kept working days and nights to achieve their dream and only concerned how much did they gain in California to improve their living standard. Second, I believe that the ethos of persistence was developed in the beginning when the gold-seekers decided to come California for a luck. The gold-seekers spent a long and tough journey from their hometown to arrive in San Francisco with nothing and separated with the families indeed....   [tags: California Gold Rush, immigration, west coast]

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Using Social Media Platforms to Find Quality Talent

- The social media platforms are very dynamic, constantly changing the way people interact and live their daily lives. In recent years social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn have been penetrated by companies all over the world for recruitment purposes. Companies are looking to social media to find top quality talent for their organizations. But with platforms shifting, what developments can we expect from social media platforms that enhance the way recruiters and job seekers find occupations....   [tags: human resource recruitment]

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The Human Rights Of The Australian Government

- Speech Introduction Slide “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination.” Countries are expected to uphold and protect these human rights for every human that enters their boarders. But this does not always happen. Sometime countries breach the human rights of a person or a group of persons....   [tags: Human rights]

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Biography of John Adams

- John Adams, was born in 1735 in a small town known as Braintree. In 1751 John Adams was accepted, and began to attend Harvard even at a young age John Adams had a strong drive for fame, but he was also humble from his childhood and his father. 1755 John Adams became a Schoolmaster for young boys and girls. One year after in 1756, John Adams began his legal studies to become a lawyer. In 1758 he was accepted into the bar in Boston Massachusetts. In the year 1763 John Adams publishes newspaper pieces under the name “Humphrey Ploughjoggers.” In 1764 John Adams gets married to his wife Abigail....   [tags: legislator, peace seeker]

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64.650 Innovation And Emerging Technology

- Chukwuma Azubuine 64.650 Innovation and Emerging Technology Steven Tello Innocentive - Full Case Analysis 1. INTRODUCTION It is fair to say that the idea of an "innovation marketplace" was brought to fruition by Alpheus Bingham and Aaron Schacht, founders of the website Innocentive.com in 2000. The website served as a platform for connecting two groups of people, called "seekers" and "solvers". Seekers refer to companies, non-profit organizations or government agencies that require solutions to specific problem/challenges related to the daily operations of the organization while solvers are independent individuals with internet access from any part of the world....   [tags: Intellectual property, Copyright]

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The Immigration Act Of Australia

- In 2005 the Migration Amendment Act was introduced which relates to the notion that children must only be put in detention centres as a matter of last resort to ensure the safety of children as there had been many concerns from the Members of parliament. This new policy had given the opportunity for many children and their families to be released into community detention centres whereby there is higher security to ensure their protection. However, in Australia there had still been a substantial amount of children that had still been held in detention centres and often for lengthy periods....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Immigration detention]

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Asylum : Australia 's Immigration Policy And The Problems Associated With The Current Policy

- ASYLUM SEEKRS IN AUSTRALIA Australia has come a long way since the first Department of immigration was established in 1945. After World War II ended in 1945 Refugees from Europe camps migrated to Australia, as a consequence a new policy on refugees was introduced. Arthur Calwell was the first was the first minister for immigration in Australia. Throughout Australia’s history the immigration policies has been influenced by different outcomes and political events. Australia, unlike other countries has an off shore policy, this is the current policy being implemented....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Immigration, Vietnam War]

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Target Markets For The Recruitment Consultancy

- Target markets for the Recruitment Consultancy Target market identification is the most important step to develop the strategy since this would have an effect on how VirtueNic would reach out both to clients and job seekers VirtueNic would be targeting the market of Christchurch, New Zealand. Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand. It is also the country’s third most populous urban region. The city has a population of 341,469 as per March 2013 census (Statistics, 2013)....   [tags: Marketing, Target market, Marketing mix]

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What is Politcal Asylum

- ... In 2012, one of the daughters of Saudi Arabia that also is the grandson of the founder of the country. Princess Sarah bint Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud reportedly asked for asylum to the United Kingdom. The action was taken because she was worried about experiencing persecution committed by members of his family. It is one of the issues of political asylum in this Kingdom. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the countries in the world that does not participate in The 1951 UN Refugee Convention and its 1967 protocol....   [tags: human rights, protection]

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Effects of Globalization on Applications for Asylum

- Globalization has been driven by improvements in technology, communications, transportation and trade. These areas, among others, have contributed to an increase in the movement of people across international borders. Migratory individuals, refugees and asylum seekers are finding it physically easier and less costly to move between countries and continents. Migrants are using transportation routes, opened through increased globalization, for many different reasons; from striving for a better life and looking for greater opportunities, to fleeing poverty, persecution or other forms of violence....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Comparison of Two Newspaper Articles

- Comparison of Two Newspaper Articles These two articles are about asylum seekers. Both articles agree that there are too many asylum seekers, but are presented in a very different way to each other. Article one is a shorter more aggressive tract, not intended to make the reader think about the article but just to instantly agree with it. Article two however stands back and looks at the problem, why it has arisen and suggests ways that there can be resolutions. Both papers also criticise the government for being too lenient, and for not taking any action....   [tags: Papers]

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Norway's Immigration Increase

- Over the past 50 years Norway has had an increase in immigrant population. After the economy boomed in the 1960’s, more people began moving to the country in hopes of a better life. This then increased immigration because more people were migrating to be with their families. When immigration levels hit a high in 1975, the government enforced an “immigration stop” restricting people from being able to move into the country. In 1988 an Immigration Act was passed which then allowed immigrants to enter but under certain conditions....   [tags: Immigration]

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Future Trend in Recruitment and Selection

- Future Trend in Recruitment and Selection In Today’s world social media techniques and its related networking websites are playing foremost role in communication between people, organization and their members. Social networking applications such as Facebook and Skype assist people and corporations to communicate with each other for social and as a hiring tool. Many young people in the current era are doing their best to build their online networking career healthy and available to all the recruiters (Nigel Wright Recruitment, 2011)....   [tags: Social Media Techniques, Networking Websites]

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The Memories Of Dr Tom Atherton

- • Stories based on the memories of Dr Tom Atherton, recounts his childhood memories of the second world war and how he escaped England, moved to Scotland as a foreigner • Upper class student who migrated to the US from Europe • Became a lecturer teaching religion studies with scholarly lecturers, then moved to Australia • Became an “ecumaniac’ and a Woomera chaplain • Worked in Woomera for the benefit of asylum seekers arriving in Australia, then moved back to America • Developed Parkinson’s disease, however retains a photographic memory, believes “the unreflective life is an empty life” • Speaks of his experience of first seeing the immigration detention center, • 1, 500 asylum seekers me...   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Barbed wire, Detention]

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Information on Crowd Sourcing Plataforms

- 1. INTRODUCTION The aim of this report is to provide information to our clients on potential crowdsourcing platforms so that they may make an educated decision on whether or not to adopt the platform into their business model(s). Our clients are unsure about the changes and opportunities associated with implementing a crowdsourcing platform with their business, so this report has been created with the aim of providing them an evaluation of the crowdsourcing platform as a whole. The global enterprise crowdsourcing market has been experiencing accelerating growth; it had a growth rate of 52.5% between 2009-2010 and 74.7% between 2010-2011 (REFERNCE) making it a market to consider investing in....   [tags: global enterprise, labor costs]

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Islam and Feminism in Iran: Rethinking Gender in Transgression and Resistance

- Equality and division of women activists Feminism in Iran is a term used to describe the Iranian women’s struggle for gender equalities and their resistance to patriarchy and classified private and public organizations. However, the term is wrongly used and misinterpreted by both the followers of the women’s rights movement and their adversaries, Islamic feminists. Much of the misunderstanding takes place simply because the term feminism does not have a Farsi equivalent and is extensively exercised as a Western meaning in Farsi that is understood as sexism, a discrimination or devaluation based on a person's sex....   [tags: equality and division of women activists]

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The Rights Of The Human Rights Commission

- Jones (2001, p. 258) argues that children within immigration processes are not granted full access to the rights defined in the UN’s Rights of the Child convention. Their rights may be affected, such as right to remain in the country, right to join with family, and ability to claim asylum (Jones, 2001, p. 258). The Human Rights Commission (2014, p. 62) argues that Australia has a duty of care to all people in detention centres especially children, which is currently unmet due to the unsafe conditions of detention centres....   [tags: Human rights, Law, Immigration detention, Refugee]

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A Report On The Australian Migration

- An Asylum Seeker is a person who has fled from their country because they are afraid of being persecuted due to their race, religion, nationality, or political beliefs (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2014). Mandatory detention in Australia was introduced in 1992, by the Keating government to control the unauthorised refugees arriving in Australia by boats (Department of Parliamentary Services, 2013, p. 1). The policy allowed authorities to detain all unauthorised non-citizens, including children, until they have satisfactorily completed health, character and security checks and been granted a visa (Department of Parliamentary Services, 2013, pp....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Immigration detention]

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Finding The Right Recruitment Agency Doesn 't Change

- While employment agencies can provide the above benefits to companies and job seekers alike, not all agencies are necessarily the right match. Depending on the needs, either as an employer or the job seeker, different agencies might be more suited for you. Therefore, you want to pay attention to finding the right match. The process for finding the right recruitment agency doesn’t change much whether you are a company looking to hire someone or a job seeker looking for work. The main things to keep in mind are: Find an industry specialist It’s always a good idea to work with a recruiter who specialises in your industry....   [tags: Employment, Recruitment, Employment agency, Agency]

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The American Dream Not So Much A Reality

- When thinking about freedom many thoughts come to mind. However, freedom is just a broad statement in something even bigger. The American Dream, not just the hope of freedom, but also equality, happiness, and certain key rights that every person should be entitled to. It’s because of all these factors that make The American Dream not so much a reality. It’s difficult to see equality when thinking about local asylum seekers, disputes over same sex marriage and the lack of education for women all around the world....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Are Human Rights A Dream Or Reality?

- Are Human Rights a dream or reality. By Long The definition of Human rights varies in different centuries. There are different interpretations from anybody, anywhere, anytime; however, many people agree that human rights are fundamental rights just because we are human. Human rights are the building stones of dignity which aim at giving opportunities for everybody to show their potentials and talents; in short, it is a pursuit of self- realization. There are many multinational organizations which protect rights of people around the world; for instance, Human rights worldwide, Amnesty International, International Federation for Human Rights and Human Rights Watch....   [tags: Human rights]

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Political Repression, Ethnic Conflict and Refugees

- Every year, hundreds of thousands people are leaving their countries. Being different from normal immigrants, these people are actually forced to leave their homeland. The reasons vary but have one thing in common: they fear to go back. They are called refugees. The practice of granting asylum to people fleeing persecution in foreign lands is one of the earliest hallmarks of civilization. References to it have been found in texts written 3,500 years ago. According to the International Refugee Law, refugee refers to the people who outside his or her country of origin, unable or unwilling to avail him or herself of the protection of that country or to return there for fear of persecution becau...   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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Australia 's Responsibility For Human Rights

- The United States fails to protect its borders, while Australia sacrifices human rights in order to do so. Traditionally, first-world countries and their citizens assist those in less developed countries. Many of the island nations in the south pacific suffer from poverty and frequent natural disasters. Most would agree that, as the most developed country in the region, it is Australia’s responsibility to advocate for human rights and contribute to humanitarian efforts for the island nations. To its credit, Australia normally satisfies this role....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Working Manual for Counselors and Pastors

- PREFACE The Code of Ethics is envisioned to edify the body of Christ and is intended to be a living Pastoral tool that helps shape our character as we confer with help-seekers in their life destiny with Christ Jesus-the living Head of the Church. This book is for professional people helpers like Counselors, Guidance counselors, Christian School psychologists, Pastoral Counselors, Pastoral care givers, NursesPastors, youth pastors, Deacons, Elders- and other professionals who interact/ intervene in other people’s lives....   [tags: Ethics]

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Does Sensation Seeking And Behavior Behaviors May Or May Not Correlate With Parental Discipline Strategies And Monitoring

- This paper focuses on sensation seeking and how this behavior may or may not correlate with parental discipline strategies and monitoring. First, I will discuss what the variables are conceptually. Then, I will describe the relevant literature on thrill seeking and reckless behavior and how it may be a factor of authoritative, strict, or lenient parenting. Finally, I will describe testable hypotheses along with constructs examined in the study and the implications my research has if positive results are to occur....   [tags: Parenting, Parenting styles, Parent, Risk]

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The Union And The European Union

- Hungary contends to abandon its commitment to the European Union due to the Refugee crisis which endangers the security, the stability, and the success of the state. Currently, the European Union (1992-Present) is an international organization that is comprised of twenty eight European countries. It was created upon numerous treaties, the first being the Maastricht Treaty which was established on November 1, 1993. The purpose of the treaty was to strengthen political and economic integration throughout Europe by creating: an uniform currency, consolidated foreign policy, common citizenship rights, and enforcing cooperation in issues of immigration, asylum, and judicial affairs....   [tags: Europe, European Union, Hungary, Romania]

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Is Australia 's Treatment Of Illegal

- ‘Is Australia’s treatment of ‘Illegal’ refugees ethical?’ this is question that will form the base of discussion within this paper. This report will show research done into the definition of illegal refugees and the main differences between asylum seekers and refugees. It indicates myths about ‘illegal’ refugees and ways in which the media and community portray them; how the Declaration of Human Rights and the Federal Australian Government regard this issue and what the policies are for allowing them into Australia....   [tags: Refugee, Australia]

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Social Media And Career Services

- MEMORANDUM To: Chris Shapiro, Career Center Director, Blissful State University From: Blissful State Ambassadors Date: November 10, 2014 Subject: Social Media and Career Services This memo outlines the way that job seekers can use YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to find employment opportunities and why Blissful State University should add training in these fields to the employment office. There are a variety of ways to find employment in today’s world. Social media is becoming more prominent as the world becomes more interconnected through technology....   [tags: Social media, Web 2.0, Employment, Facebook]

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Migration And Population Research Task

- Migration/Population Research Task Australia’s population is expected to reach 36 million by 2050. Outline the potential advantages and disadvantages of such significant growth for Australia. To many, Australia has a relatively small population in comparison with the large surface area of the continent with its current population of 23 million people. But this figure is misleading because much of the continent is unusable and the amount of farmable land and water availability is low compared with the total land area....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Population, Immigration]

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Child Services Assessment

- The piece of work I have choosing to reflective upon is an Initial Assessment of a family of asylum seekers from Pakistan. The family consisted of a father, mother and their five children ageing from 12 years old to 2 years old. “An Initial assessment serves as a blueprint it will be mortified as ideas are tested out and new data and information is gathered. The social workers will continually reassess the nature of the problem, and the need for support when doing an initial assessment” (Pincus and Minahan, 1973 p 116)....   [tags: Political Asylum, Analytical]

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Australia 's Legal Obligations And Political Commitments

- Australia has ethical duties that are both legal obligations and political commitments. While the State makes the majority of the decisions regarding ethical assistance from Australia, the community also has an impact on the decisions the State makes. Furthermore, the State’s actions and opinions on ethical duties can and will impact the community and their opinions on humanitarian action. Therefore, our ethical duties can transcend the community of the nation-state. Baylis, Smith and Owens (2014) in their sixth edition of the textbook ‘The Globalization of World Politics’ describe cosmopolitanism as referring to ‘the idea that humanity is to be treated as a single moral community that has m...   [tags: Human rights, Law]

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My Current Leadership Style

- Current leadership Style based up on the Assessments which I have taken: Ambassador: Most of the ambassadors are very much familiar on how to handle a many number of situations in decent manner. These kinds of people have a tendency to isolate themselves from the horrible situations. When conflicts occur, people are apt to be more determined in a peaceful way- to be more convincing and respectful at the similar time (Robert & Regina, 2011). Advocate: Advocates here automatically perform to the representative in the group....   [tags: management strategies]

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Taking a Look at Cognitive Dissonance

- Imagine a person who is an avid animal lover and activist but also owns and wears a real fur jacket. These two beliefs and actions are inconsistent with each other and cause a distressing contradiction known as cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance is the distressing mental state caused by an inconsistency between a person’s two beliefs or a belief and an action (Griffin 2006). People have an instinctual desire to keep their actions and beliefs in harmony and when they are experiencing inconsistencies they deal with it by trying to reduce it....   [tags: inconsistencies between beliefs and/or actions]

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I Am Legend, By Francis Lawrence

- In the movie, I Am Legend, the directors utilizes infected humans to portray a post-apocalyptic world by displaying the humans as sick and deformed. In the film, Francis Lawrence, the director, exhibits how an engineered virus which was supposed to cure cancer, destroys humanity by mutating the humans and dispersing the virus, therefore killing ninety percent of the world’s population and turning them into Dark seekers. In the film, the director exploit how humans undergo evolution by transforming them into dark seekers....   [tags: Human, Hominidae]

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Solutions to the Foreclosure Crisis

- The foreclosure crisis is tearing away at this economy causing people to loose their house and be in national debt for long amounts of their life times. More people are filing bankrupt because they can’t afford to pay the adjustable interest rates that they set when signing loans for their houses. Now the economy is at a vast down turn, slowly turning up to becoming better internally, but still people are homeless due to their homes being foreclosed. These people can’t afford to pay these adjustable interest rates....   [tags: Foreclosures,]

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Recruitment Of Recruitment And Recruitment

- Recruitment agencies are a very significant part of employment. It is unfortunate that many job seekers as well as employers tend to overlook these agencies. Recruitment firms can therefore be defined as outside firms that hold the responsibility of finding employees for employers. These are very valuable sources that can serve both the job seekers and job givers in equal measure if used correctly. BIS 2008 explains that most recruitment agencies operate under two types of recruitment. Firstly, there is the temporary contract which is usually flexible on both the employee and the employers’ side....   [tags: Employment, Recruitment, Employment agency, Firm]

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Reasons For Migrant From International Law

- Migrants are individuals who leave their country of residence or citizenship to move to another state. There are several reason reasons for migrant(s) to leave which include threat to life, civil unrest or war in home country, economic reason, human rights abuses, etc. The term ‘migrants’ and ‘aliens’ are essentially the same but may differ in the sense that aliens are considered persons who are not a citizen/nation of the State to which he/she resides in. There are 3 main types of migrants: regular migrants, irregular or unlawful migrants and asylum seekers....   [tags: Human rights, Law]

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The Children of Men by P.D. James and I Am Legend directed by Francis Lawrence

- Objects like a toy cube move when hit by a larger object. This is shown through society when struck by a horrible news or disaster that may possibly end their repeating lifestyle they move meaning they change not only based on their emotions but personality and other characteristics. In the novel The Children of Men written by P.D James their civilization lost hope due to an atrocious change in their sperms counts of human males decrease to nothing and due to that life expectancy for Homo sapiens came to an end....   [tags: novel and film contrast and comparison]

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Australian Immigration Policy Is The Definition Of An Egalitarian Country

- It is a self-proclaimed notion that Australia is the definition of an egalitarian country. Contrary to this belief, in many aspects of Australian immigration policy it could be said that we are backtracking on many of the progressive changes that started between the 1950 's and 1970 's. Since the early 2000 's we have seen a return to a much harsher style of border protection, not unlike that of the Immigration Restriction Act 1901, which was brought into place as one of the first and most defining laws passed by the newly formed Commonwealth of Australia....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Immigration, Right of asylum]

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The President Of The United States

- The promises and possibilities of reelection dictate the behavior of members of congress. Unlike the President of the United States, members of congress are not restrained by a term limit, and, consequently, spend their careers wooing their constituency in a constant effort towards reelection. As a result, David Mayhew in Congress: The Electoral Connection has labeled congressional members as single-minded seekers actors, meaning that legislators ultimate prize is reelection. Yet, a hypothetical congressional term limit would undoubtedly alter the behavior of congressional members....   [tags: United States Congress]

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The Enneagram: A Mystical Symbol

- A symbol is an essential element in the communication process it is designed to represent something without it having to be a reproduction. It is something used to represent an idea, physical entity and process. A mystic symbol is a symbol that conceals meaning. Mystical symbols are mostly found in religious and traditional practices. There are many mystical symbols found in the world but this study paper will focus on the Enneagram. The enneagram is a symbol comprising of a circle with nine points on it....   [tags: religion, christians]

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Refugees and Asylum In Islam

- A person may leave his/her country of origin due to political reasons. When the person requests for protection from a foreign country he/she is accepted as an asylum. The country offers protection to the person as a political refugee. Those who seek asylum are normally persecuted for political reasons (Oxford journal, 2011). Those who confess to the Muslim religion view political asylum and migration with great importance. This is due to the political situation of the Muslim states....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]

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The Effect of Ayslum Policy on Social Exclusion in the UK

- The Effect of Ayslum Policy on Social Exclusion in the UK This essay will discuss what asylum policy is, and how it has increased levels of social exclusion in the UK, where I will use specific examples from health and housing. Though, first, one must understand the term asylum seekers which applies to someone who has applied for asylum in this country, their application has been accepted as worthy of consideration and is being processed. In comparison, a refugee is someone who has been granted asylum or ‘exceptional leave to remain’ here....   [tags: Papers]

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Managing A Group Research Project On Europe 's Refugee Crisis

- I. Introduction This critical report aims to examine the experience of conducting a group research project on the coverage of Metro newspaper on Europe’s refugee crisis from 29th July to 30th September, 2015. As such, it goes into details of using content analysis as the main research method. The three members of the group believed that quantitative content analysis would reflect a suitable approach to explore media materials on a topic that was extremely perceptible during the period. The goal of the research is to understand how Metro reported the refugee issue by answer following questions: (1) Which refugee crisis themes did receive abundant Metro coverage, (2) In each of those, which...   [tags: Quantitative research, Scientific method]

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The World Largest Minority: People with Disabilities

- ... This is reinforced in the opening sentence of the CRPD, where Article 1 states its purpose is to ‘promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities’ (CRPD 2006). Acceptance of the ‘social’ model of disability acknowledges that a person’s disability is created more by society than by inherent physical impairment. Disability arises from societal structures that unnecessarily isolate persons with physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments and exclude them from full participation in a community (union of physically impaired)....   [tags: discrimination, seeking refuge, WHO]

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