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04 Nov 2023

A responsible use of food should be encouraged through financial incentives (taxes or fines and discounts) - Opinion essay

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The exercise instructions are the following: Read both articles, take notes and decide where you stand as regards the statement. An essay in English does not have to present both sides. So you can totally agree or disagree with the statement and write the essay on this theme if you wish. You just...

24 Oct 2023

The rise of White Nationalism in America

Presentation - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

"Proud Boys, stay back and stand by". With these words, spoken by the President of the United States of America Donald Trump during the first debate on the sidelines of the presidential elections of 2020, the president wanted to show his support for a small group of extreme right-wing Americans...

19 Oct 2023

Federal and States restrictions on abortion, with a focus on Oklahoma

Essay - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The year 2023 will mark half a century of legal abortion in the United States. However, Roe v Wade, the landmark abortion decision, may not survive as the Supreme Court might soon overturn it and enable states to criminalize abortion. The term "abortion" in this essay will refer to the...

13 Oct 2023

Is violence the best way to protest? - published: 13/10/2023

Essay - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

We are currently witnessing a surge in popular unrest all across the world. In that regard, 2019 has been a very busy year. Protests that sometimes turned violent have happened in many countries, including but not limited to France, Hong Kong, Lebanon, and Spain... 2020 will probably be no...

13 Oct 2023

The American Dream - Letter Writing

Creative writing - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

I am an immigrant to the United States and I have to write a letter to my parents, describing my new life and experience in the United States, while exploring the existence of the American dream for illegal immigrants.

13 Oct 2023

Telling a journey to America in the early 20th century

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Today, it's been a month I arrived in New York. Time flies really fast, and at the same time it feels like I've been here for a very long time... With the threat of war in Europe, and nothing to keep me in England, the opportunities offered by America were very appealing.

12 Oct 2023

Places and forms of power: the gun issue in America

Presentation - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Power is the possibility to choose one's life as well as to influence that of others. More than physical strength, it is mostly found in society and politics, but it can also take the form of gun violence. Nothing is more threatening than a fireweapon and it has become a constant fight...

09 Oct 2023

A Multigenerational Working World

Essay - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Today's workplace is multigenerational. Indeed, for some decades, we can identify 5 generations who have to work side by side within a single workplace. This co-living isn't only due to the put off of retirement age, but also to the fact that younger generations start working later....

23 Jun 2023

How did the Political and Social Context of the 1960s Lead to the Stonewall Riots and How did these Events Impact the Society Back?

Presentation - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Today, I'm going to talk about the Stonewall riots, a series of violent protests and street demonstrations that took place on June 28th, 1969, in a gay bar in Greenwich Village, NY. These riots occurred for various reasons including timing, social history, cultural changes, local geography...

05 Feb 2023

Facebook activism

Creative writing - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Social media was developed these last years. People receive information through their news feed, on Facebook or Twitter. Some information are fake, but sometimes they relate the reality.

17 Nov 2022

Critically evaluating the ASPIRE model of social work - published: 17/11/2022

Course material - 10 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Social work traditionally utilizes a series of strategic steps or procedures to aid in problem resolution. In many cases, the steps include the collection of critical information concerning subjects of interest (assessment), analysis to draw information from collected information (diagnosis),...

05 Sep 2022

Labor and the National Question

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In many social instances, the representation of interests and issues affecting a specific group is greatly felt and taken seriously when presented in numbers. It is through this line of thought that lobby groups are formed to jointly represent the concerns of their members. A perfect example of...

05 Sep 2022

Hypothesis on the Emergence of Obligate Bipedalism

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Bipedalism is one of the evolutionary processes that hominines went through to reach the development of walking on their two lower limbs. Like any other mammal, the human biped system has evolved differently as compared to other mammals that utilize bipedalism in locomotion. However, humans are...

02 Sep 2022

Sub-populations within a population - The older age group

Dissertation - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Sub-population refers to a minority group within a population. Understanding these groups assists governments when developing policies that touch on the general population. In Canada, the government considers anyone from the age of 55 years to belong to the older age group population in society....

23 Aug 2022

Politics and crisis management

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Crisis management has certainly become a critical feature of contemporary management and governance. During periods of crisis, members of organizations and communities expect leaders to work out strategies that minimize the impacts of crises at hand, while bureaucratic competitors and critics try...

04 Aug 2022

Racism Among People of Color in Australia

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Australian racism traces contemporary and historical society attitudes, non-compliance to political matters, and government negligence of citizens' rights. Contemporary Australia results from indigenous people and numerous immigration waves from Ireland and the United Kingdom. Racism forms...

25 Jul 2022

What is race?

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Through the many works done by different scholars in the field of racism, various scholars have come up with many ways to define what race is. Malik (1996) defines race as a group of people who have a difference in biological traits and society finds them to be socially significant. Race is a...

06 Oct 2021

Objections to the Institutionalization of Euthanization - Stephen G. Potts (2016)

Text commentary - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The essay "Objections to the Institutionalization of Euthanization'' by Stephen G. Potts argues against the legalization of active euthanasia in hospitals. The majority of his paper is broken down into nine distinct arguments to support his objections; I will be examining 4 of his...

21 Jul 2021

European urban policies - A summary note on the urban agenda for the EU

Summary - 15 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Today more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas. This figure is projected to increase to 80% by 2050 (United Nations, 2019). Even though Cities are home to many complex, interlinked challenges (related to climate control, energy efficiency, pollution, and many more) they...

06 May 2021
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Locations and forms of power - Who will win the fight against violence in the United States?

Essay - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The notion of locations and forms of power covers a wide range of different topics. Thus, we will mainly focus on forms of power, in other words, all the elements that can give more importance, more weight to one man rather than another. In the United States, we notice that the right to bear arms...

06 Aug 2020
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"We are Family"

Text commentary - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

"We are Family" - Article analysis - February 2018 : The 1976 Adoption Act prohibited unmarried couples from jointly adopting a child. 25 years later, on May 16th 2002, the British government presented an amendment in order to lift the restriction on unmarried couples.

28 May 2020

Spaces and Exchanges - The immigration

Presentation - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The immigration is the most obvious way to deal with the notion of Spaces and Exchanges: the idea of movement between countries that leads to exchange between the existing population and the new arrivals.We may wonder why we should change our attitudes towards immigrants. what extent are they...

13 Jan 2017
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Different methods of birth control and their history

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Modern birth control went through many obstacles before it was available to the public. In the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries, birth control and contraceptives were social issues that were fraught with controversy. This backlash led to legislation (e.g. Comstock Law) being...

28 Nov 2016
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Description of Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This is an initiative by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that is meant to reward or punish acute-care health centers through incentives payments depending on the care quality given to beneficiaries of Medicare. It was authorized by the Congress under the Affordable Care Act...

12 Sep 2016
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Death penalty: does the U.S. really need capital punishment?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Capital punishment, which is the act of killing a criminal for a terrible crime, is a controversial subject in the United States. Over the course of history, public opinion has wavered on whether or not the death penalty should be administered. Decades ago in the 1970's, for example, public...

09 Sep 2016
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Afghan women under the Taliban

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Living in the United States it is often easy to take for granted many of the liberties that we hold so dear and which were gotten so long ago. However, when thinking about equality, we must remember that great strides have been made to accommodate different people, but at often times people...

24 Jul 2015
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Discrimination against women

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Discrimination may be defined as the “treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor or against a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit.” (Landrine and Klonoff) It is not limited to...

24 Jul 2015
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How we should think of homelessness

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Our nation is plagued with an array of issues. Some problems are foreign, but many are domestic issues. With domestic issues come the possibility for domestic solutions. In other words, you and I can help solve these problems. Homelessness illustrates the potential we have of solving domestic...

24 Jul 2015
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The world hunger

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Everyone human being experiences with some form of struggle. It is an inevitable part of life. However, some struggles are a bit more serious in nature than others. Hunger provides an example of this. Hunger is a world issue that has yet to be resolved. The issue has been evident for several...

07 Jul 2015
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Greek law

Case study - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The Larissis and Others against Greece in 1998 shows an evolution of the case law on proselytism. Facts: three officers of the Greek army, a member of the Pentecostal Church and are convicted by a court of proselytizing the army. The Court takes the term "improper proselytism". Thus in paragraph...