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17 Mar 2009

Advanced clinical techniques/family centered practice with populations at risk (aging)

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

On April 29, 2006 at about 5:30 a.m., May C. fell in her kitchen in a rural area 10 miles west of Yakima, Washington. As she fell her right leg was thrust back while the rest of her body fell forward, resulting in a compound fracture of her right femur. May called her LifeLine service for help...

13 Jan 2009

"The root of all chaos stems from the family". Discuss the dynamics of family conflict in two works you have studied

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

Aristotle based his famous works on tragedy on the analysis of what he considered to be the “perfect”, paradigm of tragedy- Sophocle's carefully Crafted Oedipus the King. The myth of Oedipus has been studied, analysed, spread worldwide and widely used by writers, even philosophers such...

23 Sep 2009

American marriage and family: The final

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In “The Mommy Tax,” Ann Crittenden discussed the fact that, unlike countries like France, America has no real infrastructure to protect women workers. While some countries view producing good children as a contribution to the nation, America doesn't measure things that way: France...

28 Nov 2008

Sociology of the family: global advances and challenges

Essay - 8 pages - Biology

Sociology of the family as a field of research, education and action faces many challenges and critics, both within academic institutions and in the larger society. This paper focuses on recent developments in international family sociology in the context of the discipline of...

03 Jun 2008

All in the Family: The Economics of Interpersonal Relationships in the Gulag

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

The synopsis on the back cover of Alexander Solzhenistyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich claims that it is “the harrowing account of one day in the life of a man who has conceded to all things evil with patience, dignity, and enduring strength.” Like so many others, the author...

09 Jun 2008

Feeding the American Family: Feminism and Food

Essay - 6 pages - Social sciences

Due to the multiplicity of duties and roles families play in American society, women with families face the increasingly difficult task of managing food preparation and providing nutrition for their families at once. Women with full-time careers must both conduct their own lives and care for...

18 Aug 2008

Family law - Problem question assignment

Essay - 4 pages - Other law subjects

Maria and Homer are not married and in order to apply for a protective order Part IV of the FLA Maria will have to come within the definition of “associated persons” as prescribed by the FLA (A Diduck., & F Kaganas., 2006). Section 62 of the FLA defines “associated persons”...

06 Oct 2008

A testator's disposal of property and providing for the family, cohabitants and dependants

Essay - 8 pages - Constitutional law

In our courts, wills are contested and challenged every day. Despite the best intentions of the testator, or author of the will, there is no such thing as a will that cannot be contested. Still, it is important to remember that a will is designed to protect the wishes of the testator after they...

28 May 2008

The Absent Wife and Mother as the Source for the Downfall of a Family and Kingdom in Shakespeare's King Lear

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

In King Lear, Shakespeare incorporates a theme that is prevalent in many of his other works, that of family structure, specifically, absent wives and mothers. The nonexistence of King Lear's wife and his daughters' mother also implies the absence of a Queen and a female political figure...

16 May 2008

A Review of Same-Sex Family Medicine

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

Same-sex couples and families face many additional challenges in the United States, whether it be from cultural views on their lifestyle or any number of legal barriers that interrupt the function of their daily lives. This paper seeks to focus on one particular legal hurdle that homosexual...

15 Jul 2008

African American family: The two models of such families

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

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...

04 Jun 2008

Comparison and Contrast Between Two Different Theoretical Frameworks of Family: Dual Employed Parents and Multicultural Families

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Throughout the course of the twentieth century, the breadwinner/homemaker model of family structure has pervaded both cultural and sociological discourse. Interestingly, however research now demonstrates that this model is not as typical as what many laymen believe. This...

03 Jun 2008

Making the Family in Monsoon Wedding

Essay - 8 pages - Film studies

Many a novice viewer of Bollywood movies has offered the comment that “they are all the same.” Such comments, of course, may be the result of an othering Gaze that, by paying attention to stylized ritual and ceremony, does not perceive subtle but important differences. On the other...

21 May 2008

The Right Medicine: Same-sex Family Law

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Other law subjects

Currently in the United States, same-sex couples face many discrepancies in the law compared to heterosexual married couples, many related to taxation, discrimination protection, and other benefits. Of particular importance are the barriers that same-sex couples and larger families face when...

30 Aug 2007

The Corleone Family: Portrait of an American Dream

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola's trilogy of organized crime masterpieces, collectively known as The Godfather trilogy, have impacted America unlike any movie since. Rather than filling the movies with hours of bloodshed and unnecessary gore like so many mafia-oriented movies, Puzo and...

21 Jul 2022

What is television doing to us? - Jack Gould (1949) - The Impact of Television on Families in the 1950s

Text commentary - 3 pages - Sociology

The invention of television in the 1950s is no doubt one that brought a significant social change more so within the family context. In his introductory statement, Gould (1949) is concerned about the impact of television. He is keen to point out that at the time, the issue of the future of...

05 Sep 2007

Review of Sarah B. Pomeroy's Book: Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece: Representations and Realities

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

The study of social history is not a new phenomenon, but some of today's leading historians are shedding some new light on the history of the family. Such is the case with the social history of classical and Hellenistic Greece. Many historians have devoted their time to the issues...

15 Jul 2008

African American families and military service

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

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...

06 Nov 2008

Families make a difference

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Research suggests that adolescent delinquent substance abuse is one of the more prevalent social problems in the United States. I chose this topic because I have seen it among my own peers. Substance abuse is a problem regardless of race, class, ethnicity or gender among adolescents. In a study...

18 Mar 2009

The quotidian interrupted: The fantastic in the everyday and its familial consequences in Franz Kafka's 'The Metamorphosis';

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

"In front of this monstrous creature I refuse to pronounce my brother's name, and therefore I merely say: we have to get rid of it [emphasis mine]?All you have to do is try to shake off the idea that that's Gregor" (47), cries Grete to her father as tempers and patience flare at the end...

18 Mar 2009

Why do many British families of South Asian background prefer arranged marriages?

Thesis - 6 pages - Sociology

The tradition of Arranged Marriages was practiced by kinship groups in the South Asian sub-continent centuries before migration to Britain took place during the 1950's. Initially, migrants came to Britain to earn wages (Shaw; 2000;13), However, the tradition of arranged marriages has remained...

05 Mar 2009

Analysis of welfare program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) using Martin Luther King's perspective

Case study - 6 pages - Social sciences

Examining the federal policy of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families requires considering how TANF works for children who are in poverty because, in order to critically analyze the social policy, it is necessary to examine how it functions and why it is implemented. I think that this,...

28 Feb 2010

How offenders and their families deal with imprisonment and reentry

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

More than half of America's inmates are parents of young children; thus, children are the most severely affected family member in such situations (Travis, et al. 2005). Many of these parents are repeat offenders which results in a very unstable relationship and overall life for young...

25 Mar 2010

Familial construction in Christopher Carrington's 'There's no place like home'

Book review - 2 pages - Literature

In Christopher Carrington's No Place Like Home, the author tackles the very difficult question of what comprises a family. The question posed, liking a thread throughout the book as it attempts to be answered, is what are the issues facing gay and lesbian parents as they choose to...

06 Sep 2022

Hypothesis on the Emergence of Obligate Bipedalism

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

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...

21 Mar 2022

Maggie, A Girl of the Streets - Stephen Crane - Maggie is impossible to weep over

Text commentary - 3 pages - Literature

Individuals are determined by heredity and their social category (which covers the place they live in and their standard of living). Maggie, the protagonist of Stephen Crane's novel Maggie, A Girl of the Streets published in 1896, is modelled, shaped, and ultimately determined by her...

28 Jul 2009

Gender imbalance and rural families: China's growing problem

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Post-World War II China produced a large number of babies as a part of the baby boomer generation. As a result, the most heavily populated country in the world experienced an exponential growth in their population unlike any other in the world. Because of the fear of depleting their already...

16 Aug 2022

Jane Eyre and the struggle to reconcile societal expectations

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

In the Victorian era, the essential aspect of a woman's life revolved around her family's domestic sphere and the home she came from. Women from the Middle class were raised to be innocent and pure, sexually undemanding and tender and obedient and submissive. They were presented in this...

24 Nov 2022

Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (2007) - The Internal Conflict of the Main Character

Artwork commentary - 1 pages - Film studies

Based on Marjane Satrapi's famous autobiographical comic books, Persepolis is a condensed movie of the four volumes of this saga. Co-directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud and released in 2007, Persepolis is the journey of Marjane herself, an eight-year-old girl living in Tehran in...

29 Jul 2015

Children of divorce : annotated bibiliography

Book review - 3 pages - Psychology

When divorce hits a family, it creates existential anxiety that influences the Children's ability to adjust and cope with the world. Divorce is a difficult phase in a child's life that produces long-term implications of adjustment, well-being and relationships with others and with God. The...