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15 Jul 2008
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Social reaction (labeling) theory

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The social reaction, or labeling theory as it is sometimes known, evolved over time from as early as 1938 (Wellford, 1975). Basically it states that as a person commits a crime, they will receive the label of “criminal”. When a person is labeled as such by society, they are likely to...

15 Jul 2008
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African American family: The two models of such families

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This essay aims to reinforce both afrocentric and revisionist models of the African-American family. An integral part of this argument will be to deny cultural deficit theory, and instead to focus on how African cultures blended together with each other and simultaneously adapted to New World...

15 Jul 2008
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African American families and military service

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Considering that African-Americans have been soldiers in every war that the U.S. has ever fought, it should be no surprise that sociologists take great interest in the relationship between the U.S. military and the African-American Family (Billingsley 1992). Following Allen's theoretical model...

14 Jul 2008
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Muslim view of homosexuality

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The question of homosexuality has been an on-going debate in the last couple of decades, with each religion, ethnic group, and culture expressing their own opinions on the matter. Like the Bible in Christianity, the Qu'ran in Islam can be vague and is interpreted differently depending on the...

10 Jul 2008
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Ethnicity, identity, unanimity, and garvey

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

For centuries, people of African descent have faced systems of racial discrimination and stratification that have affected their life chances. Regardless of class, gender, ethnicity, education, or nationality, these systems have mostly effected the socioeconomic position of Blacks in damaging...

09 Jul 2008
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A descriptive study on the job satisfaction of correctional officers

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

It must be conventional knowledge to assume that staying in an environment where individuals charged of different crimes, from the simplest to the most heinous, is somehow risky and hazardous. While this might be true for all inmates staying in the same cell, this may also pose dangers to the...

08 Jul 2008
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A public speaking guide and workshop

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

An absolutely critical element of any presentation is maintaining professionalism. This encompasses many aspects of a speaker's behavior and appearance. One very important and often ignored aspect of professionalism is maintaining a professional appearance. The first thing that most people...

08 Jul 2008
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The problems that can arise in the context of creating an employee training and development program for a metropolitan police department

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Training and development in the organization is an issue of critical concern for both managers and leaders. Sarvadi (2005) argues that training is essential for an organization because, “Your employees are the ones that produce, refine, protect, deliver and manage your products or services...

07 Jul 2008
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The media's impact on women's body image

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Mass media has a powerful impact on almost very aspect of social discourse. Mass media has been noted to shape opinion and culture in a myriad of ways. Despite this realization, however, one does not need to look far to see that the dynamic interaction that takes place between the public and the...

07 Jul 2008
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The impact of globalisation on the Aviation industry

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Corporate social responsibility or CSR has become an imperative for modern organizations. Although companies are expected to develop and implement formal policies that ensure that they are contributing to the communities in which they operate, the development and proliferation of globalization...

07 Jul 2008
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Douglas and Stowe's work to examine some of the individual differences in experiences with slavery

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Critically reviewing the historical monographs that have been produced during the time of slavery, it is evident that both The Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglas by Frederick Douglas and Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe are among the most notable works to have been produced...

07 Jul 2008
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How the Chinese government's control of the media impacts Chinese society

Essay - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Introduction The role of modern media in Western culture had been well examined by social scientists. Media in this culture has been used to entertain, inform and, perhaps most importantly, persuade. While the pervasive presence of the media in Western culture may lead one to believe that this...

03 Jul 2008
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The role of technology in cyborg feminism

Essay - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Donna Haraway, in ‘A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century” casts the role of ‘technology' in two opposing lights: on the one hand, technology is seen as something women should (indeed must) embrace as a motivator for political...

03 Jul 2008
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How dangerous are the lyrics in rock music?

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Music is an important part of people's lives because it has the ability to change one's mood, inspire one to become what he/she desires, motivate one to reach for his/her goals, and help one relate better to others. However, with good comes the bad because recent studies have shown that the...

02 Jul 2008
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Blissful thinking: Advertising aspirations for a modern media mindset

Essay - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

You drop off your children at school and drive as fast as possible to work because you got off to a late start, and you know it is going to be a hectic day. When you arrive at work, your boss heaps work onto you, pleasantly unaware of the type of day you are having. You end up staying at work...

26 Jun 2008
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Crack Vs Cocaine Class Disparities

Essay - 12 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Cocaine is considered to be a stimulant drug which is powerfully addictive. The use of cocaine, in either powdered form or in the crack pellet form, is worldwide and is considered to be one of the drugs that are a great threat to the world. The threats associated with cocaine are the violence and...

23 Jun 2008
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Into the Mystic: The Possibility of Human Extinction

Essay - 11 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Evolution: In order to understand the next twelve pages of this paper, it is necessary to review the basics of biological evolution and its constituents. Evolution is much more than just change over time. For example, a caterpillar changes into a butterfly and the Earth's tectonic plates move,...

20 Jun 2008
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Women in a Changing Economy

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

As of now, countries of South Asia comprise approximately one-sixth of the world's population. India, alone has over one billion inhabitants, and will soon surpass China as the world's most populous nation. In comparison with its size, this area could be considered by some to be one of the most...

20 Jun 2008
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Latinos and healthcare in the United States: Diverse challenges and unmet needs

Dissertation - 26 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Since 2003, Latinos have become the largest minority group in the United States, composing over 12.5% of the population. Unfortunately, many Latinos are not able to access healthcare in a meaningful way, as barriers of availability, accessibility, affordability and adaptability create a...

20 Jun 2008
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Community Influences on Nicaraguan Immigrant Acculturation

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

When faced with a host environment, immigrants must decipher the systems of their new community much like their translation of their new language. The incumbent policies and procedures for participating in a host community require a social adaptation on behalf of the immigrants. Therefore, the...

19 Jun 2008
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Anticommunism and Racism: Forging African American Identity in a Binary Mirror

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Cold War America was a world of binaries. In a quest for patriotism, white United States citizens defined themselves by mirroring against what they were not: they were Capitalist because they were not Communist, heterosexual not homosexual, coupled not single, Americans not Russians. Black...

17 Jun 2008
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The issue of gay or same-sex marriage and the dichotomy that is created in the context of this issue

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Love, intimacy and marriage are often considered to be private affairs that take place between two individuals. While it is indeed true that love is a private affair, most laymen ignore the political and cultural ramifications that are associated with this issue. For instance, under the basic...

17 Jun 2008
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The entire context of hip-hop culture is not as stereotypical as what is portrayed in the popular media.

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Over the course of the last three decades, the stratification of society has increased notably. In addition to segregating individuals by gender, age and race society has identified a number of new subcultures that are now an integral part of social discourse. While the development of subcultures...

17 Jun 2008
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How capitalist society created a system of oppression that fostered the growth of black communism

Essay - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Critically reviewing the extent of the historical literature presented on black political movements that have taken place in the United States, a precursory overview of the data suggests that little consideration has been given to black political movements when compared to black political...

17 Jun 2008
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Impact of feminism on the ability of women to make notable strides and improvements in certain areas of their lives

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

When the feminist movement formally began in the late 1960s, many women saw the movement as an opportunity to raise the American consciousness about critical issues that had long impacted the ability of women to acquire social, political and economic equality. Although it is evident that feminism...

17 Jun 2008
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Compare and contrast gendered verbal communication and gendered nonverbal communication

Essay - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Communication, in its most rudimentary form, has been described as a process whereby a message is sent by one individual and received by another. While this process as described here is quite straightforward overall, the reality is that this process occurs in both a dynamic and mitigated...

17 Jun 2008
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How Adult Children can manage care of their aging parents

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Aging is a natural and healthy part of the human life cycle. As the number of aged in the United States begins to rapidly increase—as the baby boomer generation begins to reach age 65—it is reasonable to assume that research and information on the process of aging will increase as well....

16 Jun 2008
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African Influence on Jazz

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The most significant musical influences occurred in the south before the Civil War by African slaves at work. It was the migration of slaves to the south that brought a culture to America based on beats and rhythm as an expression of life. The black tradition moved to America during the course of...

15 Jun 2008
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The Current Status of Women in Algeria

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Women in the Untied States enjoy a high standard of living that is often unparalleled in the developing world. Although Western women still face challenges when it comes to gender roles and their position in the workplace, the rights that have been granted to women are among the most notable...

15 Jun 2008
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The development and implications of violence in schools

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the last 20 years, American public schools have witnessed a drastic increase in the level and severity of school violence. Incidents such as those that took place in Columbine have become more prevalent in schools all across the country. When it comes to school violence, no population or...