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Prevention and Treatment for TB at Arequipa Sanatorium

- Prevention and Treatment for TB at Arequipa Sanatorium Arequipa Sanatorium and its “pottery” for tuberculosis treatment was founded in 1911 in the town of Fairfax, Marin County in the Northern Bay Area of California. [1] It was from the outset a private enterprise initiated by Dr. Philip King Brown. On October 22, 1913, a twenty-one year old housewife weighing 111 pounds, was admitted to Arequipa for “coughing on exertion.” When she was discharged home on February 28, 1914, she had worked at Arequipa Pottery over 105 hours, and had earned four dollars and five cents for it....   [tags: Tuberculosis Health Medical Essays]

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Boot Camp - Shock Incarceration Programs are Useful

- Boot Camp - Shock Incarceration Programs are Useful In the military, boot camp represents an abrupt, often shocking transition to a new way of life. Discipline is strict and there is an emphasis on hard work, physical training, and unquestioning obedience to authority. The new private is told when to sleep, when to get up and when to eat. He marches with his platoon everywhere he goes such as to meals and to training. Orders must be obeyed instantly and personal liberty is almost nonexistent. By the end of boot camp the new private has become a different person....   [tags: Offenders Alternative Jail Prison]

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The Impact Of Information Technology On Work Organisations

- The Impact Of Information Technology On Work Organisations The impact of information technology will have significant effects on the structure, management and functioning of most organisations. It demands new patterns of work organisation and effects individual jobs, the formation and structure of groups, the nature of supervision and managerial roles. Information technology results in changes to lines of command and authority, and influences the need for reconstructing the organisation and attention to job design....   [tags: Papers]

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Five Factors Theorized to be Important in Countertransference

- Five Factors Theorized to be Important in Countertransference countertransference and the expert therapist, this study looks at how beginning therapists rate five factors theorized to be important in countertransference management: (I) anxiety management, (2) conceptualizing skills, (3) empathic ability, (4) self-insight and (5) self-integration. Using an adaptation of the Countertransference Factors Inventory (CFI) designed for the previously mentioned studies, 48 beginning therapists (34 women, 14 men) rated 50 statements as to their value in managing countertransference....   [tags: Papers]

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The Quest to End Violence in Schools

-      There seems to be a growing rate of juvenile violence in the world today, most of which occurs in schools. The magnitude of the nation's concern about school violence is reflected in Goal 2010: Educate America Act. It states by the year 2010, every school in America will be free of drugs and violence and will offer a disciplined environment conducive to learning. No child or youth should be fearful on the way to school, be afraid while there, or have to cope with pressures to make unhealthy choices" (U....   [tags: Mass School Shootings Essays]

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We Must Stop Child Abuse and Neglect

- Child abuse is one of the most tragic problems in America today. Each year, over three million American children are beaten, neglected, or sexually abused by their parents or guardians. Infants only a few days old as well as teenagers are subject to child abuse. There are four types of child abuse: physical abuse, physical neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse. Child abuse is a serious problem that plagues America's youth and must be stopped.      Physical abuse is one form of child abuse. According to social agencies, beatings of children have multiplied over the past twenty years....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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The Violence of Youth in American Society

- The Violence of Youth in American Society Times are changing. In a world where there really is no safe haven from the violence of the cold and harsh world. As an American citizen one might believe that they could send their children to an institute of learning and their children would be safe from harm and far from losing their lives. But now that idea is not reverently supported. The American children have been attacked. This should not be tolerated by America and America should do whatever they can to stop these needless acts of violence on the adolescents....   [tags: American Society Children Youth Crime Essays]

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The Internet and the Catholic Church

- This essay addresses the question: Does more harm than good come from the internet. And the answer is sought from the largest Christian denomination (one billion members) - the Catholic Church. There is no condemnation of the internet by this church body; rather the Vatican, official voice of the Catholic Church, maintains that the internet is "not a threat"(Church). Calling the Internet an opportunity and a challenge and not a threat, the Vatican issued two documents encouraging the church to embrace the technology and help guide it to benefit all humanity....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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We Must Stop Violence on Television

- Society must be aware that the portrayal of violence has found its way into almost every possible aspect of visual entertainment, including television, in the American society. By these youngsters repeatedly being exposed to violence, and taught that violence reaps benefits, a direct link is formed between violent content and a child�s behavior. The truth is, children today witness violence even when watching cartoons which are presumed to be safe. The process of children becoming the criminals of tomorrow due to the content of television shows must be halted at once....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive 2014]

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Capitalism and Feudalism: The Lowell System

- Capitalism and Feudalism: The Lowell System During the mid-nineteenth century, as the industrial revolution was taking shape, so too, was an economic system in Lowell, Massachusetts. The system involved a series of textile mills, which hired mostly women from rural towns, which were slowly giving way to the large cities as a result of industrialization. The textile mills hired the women to work long hours in brutal, often dangerous conditions, and many paid high rent to company boardinghouses....   [tags: Economics Norma Rae Matewan Essays]

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Structural Engineering and Ethical Decision Making

- Structural Engineering and Ethical Decision Making INTRODUCTION Currently in the state of California, designers employed in the building industry follow the 1997 Uniform Building Code (UBC 97). The UBC 97 is intended to be a minimum requirement for both engineers and architects to follow in the design of any structural building or bridge. There are exceptions to the use of the UBC; local jurisdictions have the right to adopt other codes for there use. For instances some counties or cities may adopt certain ordinances that go beyond the UBC....   [tags: Structural Engineering Essays]

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Rape is Not Motivated by Sex

- Rape is Not Motivated by Sex Introduction Rape is not a new phenomenon. The act of forcing someone to engage in sex against his or her will dates back many years. However, the motivation behind it has remained a controversy. Though it seems that rapists are after sex, the argument that violence is predominantly behind rape has, in recent times, become a widely held view. It is estimated that 371 out of 100,000 women will become the victims of rape each year. Incidences can reach as high as one-in-four when attempted rape and coercion are also considered....   [tags: Papers]

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Staff Training and Motivation at McDonalds

- Staff Training and Motivation at McDonalds McDonald trains almost 55,000 employees each year. Each year, it also dedicates over £10 million to ongoing employee training, providing people with valuable skills. Work experience at McDonald's is a foundation for future employability, particularly as the UK labour market continues to evolve. With the increased demand for skilled workers, a job which offers ongoing training with a leading organisation - is a solid career investment....   [tags: Papers]

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Human Resource Management at Transfers Ltd

- Human Resource Management at Transfers Ltd 1. Summary 3 2. Situation at Transfer Ltd before 1990 4 3. Hygiene factors 4 4. Motivator factors 5 5. SWOT analysis 5 6. Porter's generic strategies 6 7. Situation at Transfer Ltd after 1990 7 8. Recommendations 10 9. References 11 Summary This report analyses the situation at Transfer Ltd before 1990's and in recent years. Transfers Ltd is an automated clearing house for the electronically transfer of funds between the high street banks and building societies....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Organization]

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The Need for Tougher Prisons

-   The purpose of the prison system was meant to be a deterrent to crime, as a preventative measure and to those who have already committed crimes, it is supposed to keep them from coming back. Obviously this did not work, today there are overcrowded jails and courts that look to any other way to punish a criminal besides jail time. The other options do not work either, they have not reduced the prison population nor have they created a sort of fear of being punished that a tougher system might do(Faugeron 5)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics Crime]

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Influence of Games on Children

- Influence of Games on Children Webster’s Dictionary defines “game” as “sport of any kind; jest, frolic” but what if games are more than that. Not to suggest that games are a serious business. Their whole purpose is amusement and entertainment. However, games—specifically those that are originated and executed to the backdrop of an elementary school playground—are essential to character development in young children. Currently, there is a trend across the country in school districts to ban the recess essentials that older generations know and cherish....   [tags: Recess Playing Games Argumentative Essays]

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Successful Practices in Volunteer Development

- This essay describes successful practices in volunteer development to help organizations make the best use of their volunteers. In the United States, 44 percent of adults (83.9 million people) volunteer, representing the equivalent of over 9 million full-time employees at a value of $239 billion (Independent Sector 2002). In many organizations, the work of volunteers plays an essential role in effective organizational performance, and thus their training and development are as important as that of paid staff....   [tags: Managing a Volunteer Organitzation]

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Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities

- Hazing at Fraternities and Sororities Many pledges join sororities and fraternities in search of friendships that will last throughout life. However, quite a few young people get caught in life-threatening situations because they are not aware of the commitments to which they are swearing themselves. The idea behind joining a house is to form a relationship in which the members are one big family at heart, yet many sorority and fraternity members – while advocating status, popularity, and togetherness -- have betrayed the ideals of Greek life....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Hawthorne Effects On Factory W

- Hawthorne experiments were conducted at the Hawthorne (Illinois) plant of the Western Electric Company to determined the psychological factors, components of the job and work satisfaction on the employees. The experiments identified the factors that will help me to manage the operating employee of the factory. The Hawthorne experiments were divided into three phrases and there were 4 experiments conducted within this purpose. The first phrase was the test room studies where there were two experiments conducted for this purpose....   [tags: essays research papers]

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History of Arkansas Tech University

- History of Arkansas Tech University Est. 1909 Arkansas ranked 42nd out of the 46 states in annual per capita school funds at a mere $4.97 per student. Citizens started to feel the need for secondary education for their children most ardently. The Washington County Farmers’ Union started the concept of agricultural boarding schools. H.S. Mobley was one of the most fluent spokesman for the Union. He believed in vocational education, and he pleaded for schools where students might learn partly by working with their hands at practical farm work under trained instructors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How to Write an Essay

- How to Write an Essay What is the point of the paper?To see if you can write at length about some topic, in a focused and sustained way. Focused -- not rambling disconnectedly on "everything I know about X", but discussing a specific topic or cluster of interrelated topics in an integrated way. Sustained -- following through some clear line(s) of argument in some depth (e.g. discussing not just objections but objections to the objections). That still leaves options. You may go 'vertically' and dig more deeply into one particular issue; or you may go 'horizontally' and be concerned to make connections, and show how different parts of the philosophical landscape fit together -- or a...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Modern Olympics vs. Ancient Olympics

- Modern Olympics vs. Ancient Olympics In Ancient Greek times, the Olympics was a yearly event, which took the whole preceding year to prepare for. Today the Olympics take place every four years and we spend the 4 or 5 years leading up to it to prepare. The ancient Olympics lasted for 5 days but today the Olympics last 3 - 4 weeks. We prepare today, by cleaning the whole country/ town it is going to take place in, by advertising the event and even building a new airport, as they have done in Athens for the Olympics, which will be happening in 2004....   [tags: Papers]

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Legislations and Regulations in Sport

- Legislations and Regulations in Sport Over the past 30 years the sport industry has been increasingly effected by legislations and regulations to protect and ensure the safety of people involved in sport. These regulations apply to people in sport places and sports grounds. The regulations are not only in place to protect sportsmen but to also ensure the safety and equality of staff, spectators or anyone else involved in sports places. The Health & Safety At Work Act 1974. The law imposes a responsibility on the employer to ensure safety at work for all their employees....   [tags: Papers]

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The Los Angeles Police Department

- The Los Angeles Police Department Police: Breakdowns that allowed corruption are still uncorrected, study finds. The chief concedes that mediocrity became a way of life at all levels of the department. The Los Angeles Police Department failed time and again to take steps that might have headed off the worst corruption scandal in its history, according to a sweeping self-indictment prepared by the department's own leaders. In a letter accompanying the long-awaited Board of Inquiry report into the corruption centered in the department's Rampart Division, Police Chief Bernard C....   [tags: Papers]

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The Children Act of 1989

- The Children Act of 1989 In this essay, I refer to the words Power and Duty. The word power in legal terms is the ability to do or act, which implies a choice. Duty is an obligation; something that law binds me to do. This essay is written in answer to a case study, which examines a situation, which focuses on the Children Act of 1989. This act was composed to protect the welfare of all children, whatever their circumstances and backgrounds. “An Act to reform the law relating to children; to provide for local authority services for children in need and others; to amend the law with respect to children’s homes, community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations; to make provision w...   [tags: Papers]

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Financial Services Authority Ethical Aproach

- Abstract: This paper intends to discuss if the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has an ethical approach in relation to investment regulation. First it will explain the recent history of regulation within the Financial Services Industry until the creation of the FSA , an independent and non-governmental body, with statutory rights given by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Then it reflects about the meaning of compliance competent and if FSA had adopted an ethical approach. In the beginning......   [tags: Business Ethics Finance]

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Nature Of Logic And Perception

- Nature of Logic and Perception Critical thinking is the process in which one challenges their emotive, self-centered way of thinking. It causes one to test their own assumptions and question their reasoning. Critical thinking is the process in which one mentally explores deeper than the superficial matters at hand into the deeper layers in order to find out what the real issues are. Successful critical thinking is a process that allows one to creatively problem solve, seek innovative solutions, and essentially "think outside of the box." It also allows one to become more open minded to various situations....   [tags: Critical Thinking]

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Principles And Function Of Management

- Out line: This assessment will look at the Principles and Functions of Management. Which mentions there is a difference between what a manager should do and what they actually do. According to many writers observation. Subsequently, I will comment by usage of my own knowledge of management theories and concepts. Further more, it is based on an experience and press stuffs. Due to main discussions, my assessment can be divided into following paragraph: I. Introduction In this order I will define: - What is a manager....   [tags: Business Management]

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Exploring Autism in Children

- Exploring Autism in Children Susan was a normal, happy, active infant. Her parents were so relieved that all her checkups at the pediatrician's office indicated that her growth and development were above average. At 6 months she could sit up and crawl and at 10 months she was walking. She seemed to babble more than her older brother did at the same age and was talking at 16 months. All the milestones in her early development were ahead of schedule. One day when she was 18 months old, her mother found her sitting alone in the yard spinning the wheels of her wagon with such persistence that her mom joked with her friends that maybe Susan would be an engineer when she grew up....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Moral Hazard in Banking

- Moral Hazard in Banking Moral hazard is an asymmetric information problem that occurs after a transaction. In essence, a lender runs the risk that a borrower will engage in activities that are undesirable from the lender's point of view, making it less likely that the loan will be paid back. Gary H. Stern's article, "Managing Moral Hazard with Market Signals: How Regulation Should Change with Banking", addresses the moral hazard problem inherent to the financial safety net provided by the government protection of depositors....   [tags: essays papers]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

-      Maltreatment of children is not a new phenomenon. It dates back far into history, even back to biblical times. During recent years child maltreatment has had an increase in the public's eye. There are many factors to child maltreatment. There are four general categories of child maltreatment now recognized. They are physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and emotional maltreatment. Each category, in turn, covers a range of behavior. The maltreatment of children not only affects the children themselves, but also affects the family by making it dysfunctional....   [tags: Violence Against Children]

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Child Abuse and Neglect

- “The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act” states’ that “child abuse is the leading cause of death in children under the age of eighteen.” Child abuse occurs when adults inflict violence and cruelty upon children. Abuse is any willful act that results in physical, mental, or sexual injury that causes or is likely to cause the child to be physically, mental, or emotionally impaired. Abuse happens to children of any age, sex, race, religion, and social status.           There are many different types of child abuse....   [tags: Child Maltreatment ]

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Lord Of The Flies

- Thesis: In The Lord of the Flies, William Golding suggests the decline of order leads to anarchy and chaos. Blue Print: The decline of order reveals the animalistic instincts of savagery, their lack of conscience, and the inability to entertain rational thought, causing an uprising of destruction. Common Denominator: Ways in which the decline of order results in anarchy and chaos. Topic Sentences: 1. Without the former structure of their daily lives the boys are unable to entertain rational thought....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Teenage Pregnancy and Crime

- teenage pregnancy and crime Lecture One Theoretical perspectives: early beginnings to present day Lecture Two Feminist challenges to youth and trouble: focus on teenage pregnancy and crime The academic literature on `delinquent youth’ arises in part from official concern over young people’s activities outside direct adult supervision by parents, teachers or employers. Griffin, C. (1993) Representations of Youth: The Study of Adolescence in Britain and America, Cambridge: Polity Press. and: A set of concerns about the activities of young people and their supervision by institutions or individuals representing the social order....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Privacy In The Workplace

- Privacy in the Workplace Employers want to be sure their employees are doing a good job, but employees do not want their every movement and thought logged. Technology now makes it possible for employers to keep track of virtually all workplace communications made by any employee. This monitoring includes supervision of telephone conversations, voicemail, e-mails and Internet use. Such supervision is virtually unfettered. Therefore, unless company policy specifically states otherwise your employer may listen to, watch and read most of your workplace exchanges....   [tags: Papers]

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Tenancy Legal Case Study

- Tenancy Legal Case Study The distinction between having a tenancy and a simple permission to enter premises known under English law as a licence; is defined by the case of Street v Mountford. This case sets out the requisite, which is required in order to create a tenancy, one of which is known as exclusive possession....   [tags: Papers]

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Selection Tools for Hiring

- Selection Tools For Hiring The use of good selection tools for a good selection decision, will make all the difference in the kind of employee you hire. That is because of how important it is to choose the right method of selection for the position that needs filling. With a selection method it will reduce the number of applicants applying for the position, and increase the number of candidates with the right credentials and qualifications. There are different selection methods for hiring in different fields of work....   [tags: Human Resource Strategy]

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Alzheimer’s Disease

- Introduction:- Alzheimer disease is Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (SDAT) or simply Alzheimer’s is the most characteristic form of dementia. This is irremediable, degenerative, and terminal disease was first explicate by German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in 1906 and named after him. Primarily, it is identified in people over 65 years of age, although the less-prevalent early-onset Alzheimer's can occur much earlier. The cause of seldom form of the disease is not known; mostly this is due to heterogeneous caused by ageing unanimity with complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease Essays]

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First Impressions

- First impressions are always used in setting the tone when you first meet someone. Without the luxury of knowing the persons background, you initially judge someone by the way that person introduces themselves and how they come across to you. By coming across, I mean the way a person carries themselves. For example, if the person comes across as shy and introverted, you tend to think of that person as timid and somewhat weak. However, if that same person comes across as outgoing, confident (but not to confident) and easy to talk to, you look at that person as someone you can count on and possibly a leader....   [tags: Communication ]

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The Food Industry

- The Food Industry In large establishments the duties of the head chef or person in charge are mainly administrative, only in smaller establishments would it be necessary for the headchef to be engaged in the handling of food. However although the production kitchen could be considered a small establishment, for the purpose of learning, the headchef is only involved in administrative duties to experience how the role would be performed in a larger commercial kitchen. Normally the headchef in a restaurant is concerned with duties such as organising the kitchen, engaging the staff, supervising the kitchen and be responsible for the stillroom, washing up of crockery and be responsible for t...   [tags: Papers]

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Alternatives to Incarceration

- Alternatives to Incarceration Ever since the first prison opened in the United States in 1790, incarceration has been the center of the nations criminal justice system. Over this 200 year period many creative alternatives to incarceration have been tried, and many at a much lower cost than imprisonment. It wasn’t until the late 1980’s when our criminal justice systems across the country began experiencing a problem with overcrowding of facilities. This problem forced lawmakers to develop new options for sentencing criminal offenders....   [tags: Prison Criminal Justice Papers]

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athletic director

- PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced. Function of Position Responsible to the University President for the overall administration and management of the university intercollegiate athletics program; and performing other related duties as assigned....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Juvenile Delinquency

- Juvenile Delinquency There is no doubt that various experts can give us many theories as to the causes of juvenile delinquency, including one's economic background, substance abuse, delinquent peer groups, repeated exposure to violence, increased availability of firearms and media violence. However, I feel that the number one cause of juvenile delinquency is the breakdown of families, including lack of parental control over children. It is ironic in America, today, one must have a driver's license to operate a vehicle, a permit to own a gun and even a license to own a dog, but one does not have to have training or a license in order to become a parent....   [tags: Youth Crime essays research papers]

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Juvenile Delinquency

- Juvenile delinquents, or youth that have been convicted of a crime, seem to be the norm these days. Citizens, families, and poliy makers want new programs and policies within the juvenile justice system. Researchers have found that the family structure can be a precursor to delinquent behavior, and families do not have the control or blance that they once did. As such, mew measures need to be implemented to help these families in crisis. Rehabilitation of the family unit is the answer, say many, not punishment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lean Manufacturing

- Deming’s 14 Points For Implementing Quality Improvement: 1. Create constancy of purpose toward improvement of product and service, with the aim to become competitive and to stay in business, and to provide jobs. 2. Adopt the new philosophy. We are in a new economic age. Western management must awaken to the challenge, must learn their responsibilities, and take on leadership for change. 3. Cease dependence on inspection to achieve quality. Eliminate the need for inspection on a mass basis by building quality into the product in the first place....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Physician Assistant

- Thesis: Physician assistants are well-recognized and highly sought-after members of the health care team who, with doctors, provide quality care to patients. In order to do that, training, hard work, and a good education are required. I. As history says, physician assistants have always been a much needed commodity in health care. A. Who came up with the idea for a physician assistant. 1. Dr. Eugene A. Stead, Jr. came up with the idea in 1965. 2. He was chairman of the Department of Medicine at Duke University....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Social Status

- Social Status It’s Just Me Does anyone really have one specific class which they fit into. Different activities and things we do put us in many different classes. For example, if your in a prole class and you ride in a limo on prom night are you then considered to be in the middle- to high-class range. No, either you or your parents just thought it would be nice if you could take a limo instead of taking the family minivan. On the other hand, what if you are upper-class and you normally drive a McLaren F1, but it has to be put in the shop and you temporarily have to drive a Kia, does this drop you into a lower class....   [tags: essays papers]

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Capital Adequacy

- Capital Adequacy Introduction: There is a close relation between the capital adequacy and the financial system but it is important to have an overview before get to the more detailed study of what is going on in the financial system. There is a constant flow of cash and funds through the financial system due to the financial institutions as they assist money movement among the borrowers and lenders (lecture notes, chapter 8, 9, 15) a financial institution is basically a firm like a bank which acts as a safe house for depositors to keep their money and also provide loan with interest to others and this how they expand the institution....   [tags: Business Finance Management]

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After School Programs

- After School Programs Many parents today are faced with the issue of after school programs. But are these programs what we really think of them. Are they helping or hurting our children. A lot of parents want their child to be involved in school and/or extra-curricular activities, but don’t want them to be overwhelmed; whereas other parents don’t seem bothered by the effects. This paper included information about after school activities and the effects they play in today’s modern society with children....   [tags: Elementary Education Student Activities Essays]

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Appleton Police Department

- Appleton Police Department Appleton is in the heart of the Fox Cities in east central Wisconsin. The population is about 70,00 and is the 6 largest city in Wisconsin and the metropolitan area is more then 155,000. The history of the police department is in 1854 they only had a single lawman which was a marshal they didn’t have a jail so they shared one with a neighboring town. In 186 the city counsel voted in January to start a permanent police department, so it started out as 1 policeman and as the town grew some patrol men were added to the force....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Aspects of Probation

- There are times when almost everyone wonders exactly what the purpose of probation is, what kinds of conditions can be imposed if someone is put on probation, and what roles the probation officer and the court systems play in the scheme of things. If you know someone that is on probation it may not hurt to know a little bit about the way it works and that is exactly what we will be talking about here. Probation is one of the least restrictive penalties among the alternatives confronting a sentencing judge....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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California Youth Authority

- The California Youth Authority or the CYA as it is more commonly known, is an institution which provides a range of education, treatment, and training services for youthful offenders committed by courts. This system has been plagued by multitudes of problems for many years that need to be fixed. “The California Youth Authority is responsible for the protection of society form the criminal and delinquent behavior of young people(Hill, Legislative Analyst).” This is reached mainly through custodial control of these juveniles and the implementation of vocational, education, health, and mental health treatment services....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Management Control Systems

- There are many different types of control that can be established in an organization depending on its goals and objectives. There are many different approaches to the management controlling function. Some of these control systems are bureaucratic control, market control and clan control. All of these control systems focuses on a different part of the business depend ending the necessities of the organization in that moment. All of the control systems have their advantages and disadvantages.      The controlling function is defined as any process that directs the activities of individuals toward the achievement of organizational goals*....   [tags: Business Controlling Function]

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performance apraisal critique

- The performance appraisal system used by our organization is done annually. The purpose of the review is for employee as well as manager, to aptitude performance from the past year relating to the specific responsibilities and objective of that employee. This gives the opportunity for managers to give feedback on the strengths and development areas that are summarized from that previous year. Employees must also use this opportunity to give feedback on how they can best perform and develop themselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Suicide In Jails

- Suicide In Jails The United States is plagued by a countless number of social dilemmas. Although not in constant public scrutiny, suicide is a serious problem which has seemed to have lost importance. When suicide is coupled with arrest and incarceration it becomes an increasingly complex situation. In fact, research indicates that the jail suicide rate ranges from 2.5 to 13 times greater than the rate of the general population (Winkler 1992). Motivation, prediction, and prevention of suicidal behavior are grossly unclear, which only adds to the already existing complexity....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Alternatives to Incarceration

- In 1996, Anderson and Dyson published a study to investigate boot camp success and offender risk assessment for CRIPP (Court Regimented Intensive Probation Program) participants. This study was conducted on 1225 male boot camp graduates. Logistic regression was used to determine which participants were more likely to reoffend after boot camp. Independent variables were recoded for the logistical regression model analysis used in this study. The effect of a prior felony conviction increases the probability of failure by a significant 27%....   [tags: Sociology]

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The "Patriot Act"

- The September 11 terrorist attacks led to the Patriot Act, which was a law passed just six weeks after the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were hit. This Act was passed by the Senate the day before by a vote of 98-1. The Bush Administration considered this Act a form of "anti-terrorism weapon."* Despite his opinion many citizens consider this Act unconstitutional and a violation of our rights. In addition, some felt that their privacy was being invaded and soon coming to an end. On the other-hand some consider this Act reasonable due to the safety it would bring the citizens because many lives are threatened here in America....   [tags: Ethics]

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Functions Of Management

- Functions of Management In current business practices is often ignored the importance of having a good leader. The writer, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps, was introduced into a way of leading man into combat scenarios. While serving in the military, the writer began like everyone else, as a follower. With the day-to-day challenges, the leadership portrayed by the higher-ranking individuals had become an example to live by. Marine Non-Commission Officers (NCO's) are feared throughout the world because of their devotion for their unit, country, and Core....   [tags: Business Management]

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Performance Enhancing Drugs

- Imagine someone close to you winning a gold medal in the Summer Olympic Games. Now, picture them getting the reward stripped out of their hands by the Olympic committee because that someone you know tested positive for steroids. The use of performance enhancing drugs, or doping, is more of a shortcut athletes take in their training regimen. In most sports, athletes need to build strength in a short period of time to perform at the highest level; however, these athletes do not think of the possible negative repercussions drugs have on their health....   [tags: Steroids Sports]

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Leadership Styles

- The style of leadership that would be the most comfortable for me would be delegation. One of the first signs of good supervision is effective delegation. Delegation is when supervisors give responsibility and authority to subordinates to complete a task, and let the subordinates figure out how the task can be accomplished. Effective delegation develops people who are ultimately more fulfilled and productive. Managers become more fulfilled and productive themselves as they learn to count on their staffs and are freed up to attend to more strategic issues....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gangs

- Being that the closest that I have ever come to gangs or gangs violence is in television of movies, this topic intrigued me. What makes a person want to become part of something that is so violent and dangerous. Why would someone risk everything to put their lives on the line for people that are not even their blood relatives. As I read the material that I found in the library about gangs, I found out a lot about how this children's' though process works. They believe that the gang members are their family; to them it is not seen as the sinister organization of careless violence as it is to us "normal" Americans....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Recess Games

- Recess Games Better safe than sorry. An expression Americans are exposed to and familiar with, especially parental figures. Adults who are new to the parenting game live by this guideline. A parent or guardian’s sole concern is the safety of their children. Their actions will probably be based on texts read or on first-hand experience, but instinctually, parents will play the safety game. It is this instinct and concern for young students’ safety that is causing school districts across the nation to review what recess-like games are appropriate in the elementary school setting....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive papers]

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Leading Quietly

- Leading Quietly Leading quietly is the ability to influence individuals or groups toward the achievement of goals. Quiet Leadership, as a process, shapes the goals of a group or organization, motivates behavior toward the achievement of those goals, and helps define group or organizational culture behind the scenes. It is primarily a process of influence. Quiet leaders carrier a sixth sense and one who can envision the changing processes in the sense that, while influence is always present, the persons exercising that influence may change....   [tags: Business and Management Studies Essays]

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Centrust Bank

- CenTrust Bank Scandal CenTrust, first called Dade Federal Savings and Loan, was founded in 1934 during the Great Depression and eventually became a stalwart of the South Florida business establishment. By the early 1980s, Miami had a corporate community that any city would envy. The companies were large and growing. They contributed mightily to local causes. They virtually invented a skyline where none existed as late as the early 1980s. CenTrust Bank and David Paul gave huge sums of money and much effort toward founding the New World Symphony in the 1980s....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Child Neglect

- Child Neglect This quarter at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, I am taking a class called “Family Violence.â€. In this class, one of the most disturbing types of abuse that I have learned about is the neglect of children. Hard to detect and even harder to prove, it is the most common form of family violence between senior citizens who live with their families. In 1998 there were an estimated 903,000 victims of child maltreatment, and more than half (53 percent) suffered from neglect....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Juvenile Crimes

- A juvenile is defined as not yet adult; young, childish, immature. In the United States, definitions and age limits of juveniles vary. The 16-20 year old age group has one of the highest incidences of serious crime (ojjdp.org). In 1994, juveniles accounted for 19% of all violent crime arrests in The United States. Although juvenile arrests for violent crimes declined 3% from 1994-1995 (the first decrease in almost ten years), the number of juvenile violent crime arrests in 1995 was 67% above the 1986 level....   [tags: Crime essays research papers]

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Juvenile Justice

- Juvenile Justice The Juvenile Justice System as it typically functions in America's thousands of jurisdictions is the subject that will be covered. The Juvenile Justice System is defined as that "sociolegal process having responsibility and authority for public reaction to current juvenile delinquency and deterrence of future juvenile delinquency, including within that process the public and private agents, agencies, laws, rules, and policies having to do with juvenile delinquency"(Weiner, 1987, p.12)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Juvenile Offenders

- Children have been described as our future, our greatest resource, and our hope for a better tomorrow. For many Americans, though, children invoke fear. They represent violence, a segment of society lacking in self-control and devoid of ethics and morals, and the failure of the family to instill traditional values, top among them being the value of human life and respect for others. Fear of crime, especially random violence perpetrated by young Americans, is among the nation's greatest concerns....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Employee Motivation

- Employee Motivation Motivation is an important aspect in many organizations. In our organization motivation is a key to the success. When evaluating administrative staff, sales people, and production workers, each department works well utilizing different theories. One theory could not work adequately for all three; therefore, three theories were used. Production workers utilize the Two-factor theory; sales people use Vroom's expectancy theory and the Equity theory works for the administrative staff....   [tags: Business Work Management Motivating Essays]

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Nonviolent Offenders

- Nonviolent Offenders – Is Incarceration the Answer. “It’s really clear that the most effective way to turn a nonviolent person into a violent one is to send them to prison,” says Harvard University criminologist James Gilligan. The American prison system takes nonviolent offenders and makes them live side-by-side with hardened killers. The very nature of prison, no matter people view it, produces an environment that is inevitably harmful to its residents. America locks up five times more of its' population than any other nation in the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Boot Camps

- Boot Camps The history and explanation of how these institutions are operated The increase in violent behavior amongst America's youth has prompted the implementation of more effective rehabilitation methods. With the percentage of non-violent offenders on the rise, prison incarceration or juvenile detention doesn't seem to be the right solution for rehabilitation. In December 1983 a new idea emerged in Giorgia. This new idea was shock incarceration or boot camp. These temporary institutions were the beginnings of a trend to try and help with the rehabilitation efforts of young offenders....   [tags: Papers]

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Pharmacy Technicians

- Pharmacy Technicians Despite popular belief, pharmacy technicians are more than laborers; they are specially trained individuals. Imagine a family member is admitted to the University of South Alabama Hospital with an acute case of pneumonia, which will require oral and intravenous medications. These medications must be precisely prepared and properly delivered. The common perception is that pharmacists prepare medications and technicians simply deliver them. This view of their job is both accurate and inaccurate....   [tags: Pharmacist Pharmacy Essays Papers]

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Marijuana Legalization

- Marijuana Legalization As defined by The New American Webster Dictionary, marijuana is a hemp-like plant whose leaves are smoked in a cigarette as a narcotic. HOWEVER: Other than just an illict drug used for getting "high", Marijuana can also be viewed as: * A pain reliever * A stress reliever * A medicinal alternative to over-used processed drugs * An untapped source of income for the United States Government * A prohibited substance with many misconceptions Smoking marijuana has long been viewed as something that only produces negative outcomes....   [tags: Legal Illegal Marijuana Pot Law Weed ]

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Human Resources

- Human Resources a. Delegation is a process of passing down authority to the subordinates or to the lower level of the hierarchy. While consultation is asking for the view of those who will be affected by a decision. The delegation passing decision making powers down the lover hierarchy, whereas consultation keep the power at the top or no authority pass down. b. Delegations can only works successfully on the basis of mutual trust. The boss must trust the subordinates to complete the tasks efficiently, while the subordinates must be sure that the boss is not just passing down lame or impossible task to do....   [tags: Business Management]

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Banking

- Banking So Much for That Plan "More than 70% of commercial bank assets are held by organizations that are supervised by at least two federal agencies; almost half attract the attention of three or four. Banks devote on average about 14% of their non-interest expense to complying with rules" (Anonymous 88). A fool can see that government waste has struck again. This tangled mess of regulation, among other things, increases costs and diffuses accountability for policy actions gone awry....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Foundations

- 1.1 Introduction In the design and construction of slabs and footings it is important to consider the durability of the finished product and devise ways in which to ensure the strength for which the slab was designed is maintained. Construction techniques and standards exist to ensure that all work is carried out to a specific level of quality to save the hassle of repairing prior mistakes. As with all business time efficiency is of paramount importance and sometimes contractors can overlook crucial elements of the design and supervision....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Consumerism

- In the fourth era of the consumer movement, the key marketplace features include concern for the environment, increasingly complex technology, a diverse market, and a global market. Concern for the environment has manifested itself in a number of different ways. One example is the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which caused many consumers to become disappointed in Exxon. Exxon has had to work at improving its environmental image after this accident, and there are still individuals who will not buy gas at Exxon as a result of Exxon’s handling of this situation....   [tags: consumer movement]

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Euthanasia

- Euthanasia Euthanasia is a though that ponders in the mind of many everyday. Is it right, is it wrong, who can decide the value of a person's life. Euthanasia is an option that many sick and dying people consider everyday. Euthanasia can be a sick person's only escape from a life of torment and suffering where they are waiting to die. People also choose Euthanasia as a means to ending their life because they feel that can no longer live their lives the way the want to. Finally, people use Euthanasia to end their lives because they feel that only machines and medication are keeping them alive and that they have truly died inside....   [tags: Papers]

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Gangs

- Gangs Works Cited Missing Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about. Why do some kids feel that being in a gang is an acceptable and prestigious way to live. There are many different theories to these questions. On the surface, gangs may appear to be shallow and materialistic; a result of human beings' personal wants, but there are speculations that are more profound. In reference to the way humans are influenced in society, there is valid evidence to distribute blame at negative forces of economic disadvantages, capitalism, and the media....   [tags: Youth Gangs Essays]

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Delegating

- Delegating As an employer or employee, there are days in which, no matter how well the day is planned, there doesn't seem to be enough time to accomplish all those things that need to be done. Whether it is self created issues or issues brought on by others, something always seems to throw off the plan. There are several options available to better manage time and allow a plan to be more effective throughout the day. But there's one option, when used correctly, can be a time saver and allow more tasks to be accomplished....   [tags: Business Management Strategy Delegation Research]

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