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  • The impact of a label

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    perceive you changes. Labeling theory suggests that “labels produce stigma by altering others’ perceptions and legitimizing stratification” (Shifrer, 2013, p.464). Being given a label, can lead people to have preconceived notions, and develop premature attributions of your behaviors and personality. Shifrer explains in her article that teachers and peers will “lower [their] educational expectations” for someone, simply because they have been given the label of ADHD (463). These lowered expectations on

  • Genetically Modified Foods: To Label or Not To Label?

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    genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.” (Non-GMO Project). This type of genetic modification has started to worry people. Companies are currently not required to label their products to inform customers that their product contains GMOs, and only a few of the many companies voluntarily label their products as GMO-free. Many such as, Journalist for the Santa Fe New Mexican, Jessica Emerson, feel like it is our right to know what companies are putting in the foods we are buying

  • Label Lady

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    Labels are powerful. I’m a sister, daughter, niece, cousin, best friend, co-worker, confidant, masochist, volunteer, submissive, girlfriend, bisexual, sadist, polyamorous teacher... wow! What kind of assumptions would one make by reading that sentence? What would happen if I wore a button that listed all of my “labels”? Would I be treated differently? I don’t wear a button. In fact, I feel I have to hide my real self most of the time. Sure, I can tell people I’m bisexual. Men get all excited indulging

  • Food Labels

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    need more transparent foods labels so people know what they are putting in their bodies. As a customer you’re paying for this product. Therefore, you have the right to know if it’s a good long-term investment. A food label is defined as a source of advertising a food product. Manufacturers attempt to make their food product label as attractive as possible by using bright colors, bold text, food claims, and a lot of information. While too much information on a food label might cause painful headaches

  • Food Labels

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    naturally. Well, the label wants you to believe that. There is no inspection to prove this by the USDA. This label does not tell us how the animals were raised, what they were fed, or if they were given antibiotics or hormones. This label is not as trustworthy as it would be if the USDA did inspect it to prove it. *An example of a Natural brand is Boar’s head. It is said to have all natural ingredients. *When you see the word “Free-Range” it probably means you are looking at the label on the eggs, meats

  • Label Pro

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    Label Pro Gerri, The information on the manual is highlighted in yellow. LabelPro 3.0 for Windows Welcome to LabelPro 3.0, designed to take full advantage of the Windows 95/Windows NT 4.0 User Interface. LabelPro 3.0 comes with Win32s to allow it to work with Windows 3.1x as well. New Features in this Version: 1. Start Up Dialog: Helps you decide what task you want to accomplish . 2. Quick Input Assistant. Provides you pre-designed templates that are already linked with

  • Just A Label

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    that success is what they see on the tube. Television defines success as a big house, money and flashy cars. Just because one does not have flashy jewels, a huge house or is extremely wealthy does not mean that they are not successful. Success is a label. It does not define a person, a person defines it.

  • Food Deserves Labels

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    If we label articles such as cleaning supplies and nail polish remover that will do harm when ingested then why do we not label foods that can cause serious illness of death? Each day thousands of adults and children are diagnosed with disabling conditions such as heart disease and diabetes and the rates are rapidly increasing. Many of these lifelong impairments are directly related to the diets that we attest to as a society. Foods with GMO’s, hydrogenated oils, artificial sugars (aspartame)

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching

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    and successful networking technologies in recent memory. This technology is known as Multiprotocol Label Switching, or MPLS. Inspired by Ipsilon Networks, developed by Cisco, and standardized by the IETF, this service has become a dominant competitor. Independent think-tank, Nemertes Research has estimated that nearly eighty five percent of companies are already using MPLS today. Multiprotocol Label switching works at layer 2 and is a new, alternative WAN service. Although it significantly differs

  • Sociology: The Power of a Label

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    and symbols. They are also labeled differently by government officials, police, and by their respective social classes. Putting a “deviant” label on a certain social class almost always causes the labeled class to complete their “fulfilled prophecy. The tension between classes further reinforces what happens when we apply labels to groups in society, labels that will cause pain, suffering, and unequal treatment of other classes. The movie “The Outsiders” takes a look at the life of the two social