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  • Advance Involves Loss

    Advance Involves Loss

    It has been said that “Any Advance involves some loss”. This is in fact true because life is a learning process, where if nothing is lost nothing is learned. Mistakes are made and people learn from them. In life things are lost but something will always come from it. There have been many events in history and in literature that prove this saying right. In order for they’re to be an advance, or for something

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalization Some Advantages Some Disadvantages • Increased free trade between nations • Increased liquidity of capital allowing investors in developed nations to invest in developing nations • Corporations have greater flexibility to operate across borders • Global mass media ties the world together • Increased flow of communications allows vital information to be shared between individuals and corporations around the world • Greater ease and speed of transportation for goods and

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    Essay Length: 250 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: David
  • Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for a New Kind of Heroine

    Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for a New Kind of Heroine

    Adventure Divas: Searching the Globe for a New Kind of Heroine Holly Morris, after years of working in a desk kind of job in publishing decided to quit her job, staked her career and savings and set out to prove that adventure is not just a vacation style but a philosophy of living and to find like-minded, risk-taking women around the globe. That’s how Adventure Divas was born. Morris biggest obstacles were: she had never

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    Essay Length: 1,365 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Artur
  • Advertisement

    Advertisement

    Black and White Hand (Feb 1990) & Children on Potties (Feb 1990) & Embraced in Blanket The campaign of 1990 consists of highly symbolic posters to mark the concept of equality in diversity. The images gathered awards in Austria, France, Great Britain, Holland and the United States. Condoms (1991) & Pnocchio (1991) & Kiss (1991) The two campaigns of 1991 create unprecedented controversy, an attempt on the part of the company to feature images from

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Advertisers’ Strategies to Target Gay Audiences in Attitude and Gay Times

    Advertisers’ Strategies to Target Gay Audiences in Attitude and Gay Times

    I have decided to spilt the following essay into 4 sections, the first three concern different adverts and the final one is a discussion of gay advertising in general. The first advert I shall be looking at is "Couvette Duvet Cover" from Gay Times, Issue March 2000, page 67. This is a written text, as far as the author is aware this text does not appear in any other medium. The text was found whilst

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Mike
  • Advertising

    Advertising

    In one day a person may see more than a thousand ads. They might see ads on television, in a magazine or on a billboard. However, people never fully realize that these ads seen daily have an effect on our society. Advertisers like to appeal to our fears, desires, vanities, egos, concepts of success, worth, love and sexuality. Advertisers also like to help form notions that we do not already have; what other reason could

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • Advertising

    Advertising

    In today's society, one must consider - Is there any advantage of advertising? In many cases, it is only disadvantage - an annoying hindrance in our daily lives. It gets on our nerves, distorts the truth, and adds to the cost of the product. Advertising is designed for one purpose - to sell. To achieve this goal, advertises are willing to stretch and distort the truth, just to convincing people to buy their product. For

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Victor
  • Advertising in Our Society

    Advertising in Our Society

    Advertising in our Society Have you walked down the razor isle at the store lately? Well if u have, you have probably noticed how confusing it is. There is what seems like millions of different razors to choose from. Two blade, three blade, and even four blade razors surround you. They are all screaming out these promises of “the closest shave possible”. One side of the isle is lined with men’s razors and the opposite

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    Essay Length: 911 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • Advertising in the Media

    Advertising in the Media

    Advertising is an important social phenomenon. It both stimulates consumption, economic activity models, life-styles and a certain value orientation. Consumers are confronted with extensive daily doses of advertising in multiple media. With the continual attack of marketing media, it is presumable that it will affect our individualism and society as a whole. What are the effects of advertising today? Does television reinforce the mainstream ideology of contemporary culture? How do they shape the society? Can

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: David
  • Advertising in the onion

    Advertising in the onion

    In these latest years, a new wave of consumer products has been put on the market making outrageous claims that have been able to hoodwink society by using clever advertising and marketing. The Onion uses satire to mock the marketing tactics that are frequently used to swindle consumers. Strategies that The Onion uses include using hyperbolic consumer feedback, using big and scientific words and by giving scientific-sounding explanations. These strategies are specifically designed to make

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    Essay Length: 592 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Advertising or Life Sucking Force?

    Advertising or Life Sucking Force?

    Advertising or Life Sucking Force? Sick, malnourished, and flat out unhealthy. Those are the images that advertising has put into female minds. Achieving those images is thought of being sexy and desirable. In a recent American Eagle and Diesel Jeans advertisement the girl is so skinny you could fit your hand around her upper arm and this is supposed to be thought of as sexy and desirable, this leads to women, especially teenage girls, starving

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Advertising Strategies

    Advertising Strategies

    Advertising Strategies When an advertiser places one of their advertisements into a newspaper, they want their advertisement to appeal to the readers of that particular magazine. They could have the exact same message, but considering their audience, they could make it more effective if they use a different strategy to market their product. This is very common for advertising strategies to change when the content of the magazine changes. You can relate the way that

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    Essay Length: 1,331 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Janna
  • Advertising: Preditor or Prey

    Advertising: Preditor or Prey

    To be predator or prey? Often within our contemporary society there is a dichotomy of this sort put forth in romance. The predator/prey dichotomy of romantic dynamics is featured in this Fidel Clothing advertisement. By conducting a psychoanalytical and sociological analysis, I will argue the repressed meaning underlying this image is that women should be predatory to be desirable. By deconstructing this meaning I conclude that no mode of predator, or prey is sufficient. I

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Advocacy and Opposition to Title Ix

    Advocacy and Opposition to Title Ix

    Advocacy and Opposition to Title IX “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal assistance.” Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [Title IX Amendment of the Higher Education Act is now officially known as Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: July
  • Affect of Media on School Violence

    Affect of Media on School Violence

    Nisha Gajjar AP Lang Affect of Media on school violence. Whether or not exposure to media violence causes increased levels of aggression and violence in young people is the perennial question of media effects research. Some experts, like University of Michigan professor L. Rowell Huesmann, argue that fifty years of evidence show "that exposure to media violence causes children to behave more aggressively and affects them as adults years later." Others, like Jonathan Freedman of

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Affect of Playing Videogames

    Affect of Playing Videogames

    As we move further into the 21st century, the gaming industry yearly expands in size and complexity. From hardcore gamers the reach of this medium is growing to more casual and generally non-game-playing people. Increasing in popularity with each passing day videogames, one could conclude, are becoming the entertainment choice of this, and upcoming, generations. This is exactly the reason more and more researchers are studying how games affect our brains, behavior, and social relations.

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    Essay Length: 2,330 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Yan
  • Affect of Urbanization on Climate

    Affect of Urbanization on Climate

    Affect of Urbanization on Climate Throughout history man has always tried to find ways to make facilitate survival. Be that of inventing weapons or inventing the internal combustion engine, man has learned to adapt to the environment and use its resources in order to reduce the arduous task of surviving. Yet with all these inventions the one thing man has not learned to control is nature itself. Although one may try to manipulate it, it

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Top
  • Affermative Action

    Affermative Action

    Affirmative Action Affirmative Action efforts were started in 1964 to end the long history of overlooking qualified people of color and women from higher education. Affirmative Action sets standards for a business or office of admissions, so that a white man does not have the upper-hand over an equally or greater educated minority. The initial way the government tried to justify Affirmative Action was to develop a human resource approach: first identifying the problem, which

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    Essay Length: 1,318 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Affermative Action

    Affermative Action

    Affirmative Action Affirmative Action efforts were started in 1964 to end the long history of overlooking qualified people of color and women from higher education. Affirmative Action sets standards for a business or office of admissions, so that a white man does not have the upper-hand over an equally or greater educated minority. The initial way the government tried to justify Affirmative Action was to develop a human resource approach: first identifying the problem, which

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    Essay Length: 1,318 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: July
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action in the words of Louis Fairykhan (humor) Affirmative Action is Necessary for Minorities to be Competitive in the Workplace The audience that I intend to attract are those that are minorities and agree with the idea of affirmative action. The persona that I chose is that of Louis Farrakhan, the leader of The Nation of Islam. I imagine that this is a speech to thousands of African-Americans that agree with Mr. Farrakhan. I

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    What can be done about the majority of higher paying jobs going to the white males, and the issue of racial/sexual discrimination in both the workplace and in education? To this, the government already has its so-called solution… affirmative action. Affirmative action forces businesses and colleges to hire a certain number of minorities including women, so as to fill a government assessed quota. The solution is not to get even with the white males by

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    Essay Length: 614 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    The complex issue of affirmative action is a moral and political question which seems to divide Americans more than it unites them, because while many regard it as a program designed to rectify racism and reverse the effects of both past and present discrimination, others simply see it as another form of discrimination. Ideally, affirmative action is meant to be a program of opportunity, not a program of discrimination; affirmative action's mission is not supposed

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Top
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    The Battle of Race fought in the trenches of the Law "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Few social policy issues have served as a better gauge of racial and ethnic divisions among the American people than Affirmative Action. Affirmative Action

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    From the start of this society, people have questioned personal rights for equality because many did not receive the same equal opportunity as others did. Roughly two-hundred years of oppression shadowed over minorities in America and as time rendered on our society found affirmative action as a remedy to insure equality for minorities. Instead today, many have found affirmative action to be unconstitutional and no longer exists in many states, including the State of California.

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    “The �under representation’ of any racial group, it was decided, was evidence of discrimination”(Guernsey). Affirmative action did not start out as a reverse discrimination towards white males, but it was meant to help everybody, but failed nearly completely after a time of which it was affected. The original concept of affirmative action excluded any mention of preference. “Launched during the late 1960s by the administration of President Richard M. Nixon, affirmative action programs call for

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    Essay Length: 1,701 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Janna
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action is a moral and political dilemma which seems to divide Americans more than it unites them. Affirmative action was intended to promote access to education or employment and is aimed at minority groups. However, those in the majority become the ones who are being discriminated against. Those who agree with affirmative action see it as a type of program designed to undo the racism of our forefathers and reverse the effects of both

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    Essay Length: 254 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Artur
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    What can be done about the majority of higher paying jobs going to the white males, and the issue of racial/sexual discrimination in both the workplace and in education? To this, the government already has its so-called solution… affirmative action. Affirmative action forces businesses and colleges to hire a certain number of minorities including women, so as to fill a government assessed quota. The solution is not to get even with the white males by

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    Essay Length: 615 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    The first website, http://www.infoplease.com/spot/affirmative1.html, discussed the history and timeline of affirmative action. The first discussion of affirmative action was in Executive Order 10925 on March 6, 1961. President Johnson introduced this policy as a method of redressing discrimination that continued even with the civil rights laws and constitutional guarantees. Affirmative action was enforced for the first time on September 24, 1965. The focus of this policy was to make sure active measures were being taken

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    Essay Length: 433 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    Affirmative action in the admissions policies of universities has been, and will continue to be a highly contested topic as long as social inequality exists. To balance the student body, universities have used race and ethnicity as a criteria for admission. Not everyone agrees with this methodology for academic enlightenment, and some have argued that it is unconstitutional. In this paper I will address the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment, institutional academic

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    Affirmative action was originally a set of public policies and initiatives designed to help women and minorities. It was created to help eliminate past and present discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Affirmative action is a growing argument among our society. It is multifaceted and very often defined vaguely. Affirmative action is defined by supporters as the ability to strive for equality and inclusiveness. Opponents see it as a quote-based system

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    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Steve
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