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  • Reducing the Harm of America's Drug Problem

    Reducing the Harm of America's Drug Problem

    The use and abuse of non-prescription drugs has been a problem in America since colonial times. Historically, the reaction to this problem has been the enforcement of prohibition laws and providing total abstinence education. This has resulted in big business in America; according to the United States Office of National Drug Control Policy, the federal government spent $19.2 billion dollars in 2003 on the war on drugs (1). Unfortunately, the abstinence based education and

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Artur
  • Reducing the Prison Recidivism Rate for Violent Criminals

    Reducing the Prison Recidivism Rate for Violent Criminals

    24 June 2005 Reducing the Prison Recidivism Rate For Violent Criminals Recidivism can be viewed as a public safety failure rate; new crime by convicted felony inmates and probationers and is measured by rates of re-arrest for a new misdemeanor or felony offense, reconviction on new charges, and re-incarceration or sentence to another court imposed sanction such as probation, a diversionary program, or a fine. Each measure has strengths and weaknesses, but combined, the three

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Refelction Paper

    Refelction Paper

    Two years ago, I received an email that would forever change the way I view this group of people commonly stereotyped as “terrorists”. Nanyang Technological University's Muslim Society (NTUMS) had planned an expedition to Aceh, Indonesia as part of their community project to aid the victims of the 2004 killer tsunami. The president of Red Cross Singapore, who supported this expedition, required them to include non-Muslims in the expedition to promote cultural understanding and to

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: David
  • Reflection

    Reflection

    The diet I am following is not healthy or balanced. The amounts of foods from Different groups I consume in a day do not meet the RDA. On day one, I found that I ate too many group 5 foods, which are oil, and I did not have enough carbohydrates and fruit, which are essential for living a healthy and functional live style. On day 2 I consumed to much oil and dairy these are

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    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: caitylaitylulu
  • Reflection on an Inconvenient Truth

    Reflection on an Inconvenient Truth

    An Inconvenient Truth Global warming, a buzzword in today’s society is not something that can be pushed to the side. An Inconvenient Truth explains the danger our world is currently facing. Global warming is currently strangling our world. The world as a whole is producing more greenhouse gasses than our atmosphere can release. Leading the way in greenhouse gas output is the United States of America. The solutions to the problem are available yet sadly

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    Essay Length: 564 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Reflection Paper (concepts of Development)

    Reflection Paper (concepts of Development)

    Development, as we all know of it, is an event or a series of events which simply tell us whether our country is improving or if it is worsening. Development may depend on a country’s advancement on technology, continuous construction of infrastructure and the like. Furthermore, development has various concepts which were formulated to support its strategies for the good of our country. But with what our country is experiencing right now, do we have

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    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Artur
  • Reflection: Scott Peck

    Reflection: Scott Peck

    Scott Peck, author of The Different Drum: Community and Making Peace, describes community as “people living together in both freedom and love.” Communities cannot be formed around people (individualists) who are busy satisfying their own needs first and who are not willing to work hard to make love work. Upon entering this class I realized that a community is not an automatic thing. It does not just appear out of thin air. A group must

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    Essay Length: 564 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Reflective Report

    Reflective Report

    1. OVERVIEW The report puts across a non-bias personal reflective contribution to an event planned and delivered by Event Management students from Greenwich University. It sets out the rationale behind the event in an introduction and briefly discusses the roles of group members in the focus. Through out the focus, the report reflects on incidents leading up to the delivery of the event, and through a critical discussion, points out possible improvements. The discussion refers

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Vika
  • Reform of Capital Punishment Through Appeals Process

    Reform of Capital Punishment Through Appeals Process

    I believe that the state of California is in dire need of restructuring within the prison system; namely in the form of Capital Punishment reform through the appeals process. It has become increasingly evident that there are for too many loopholes and stall tactics combined with a grave lack of accountability all contributing to a blatantly weak legal system. This is costing taxpayers an average of 30,929 dollars annually per inmate housed, and with

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: David
  • Reform to Speed Limits Is a Must

    Reform to Speed Limits Is a Must

    I was racing around the house trying to get ready for school because I knew I was going to be late if I didn’t leave as soon as possible. As I pulled out of my driveway onto a nicely paved highway it got me thinking. Why do we have speed limits? Who are they to say how fast I can safely drive my car? Is a speed limit just a means for the government

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Reforms of the German Education System

    Reforms of the German Education System

    Reforms of the German education system: The abolition of the divided secondary school system and a prolonged integrated primary school In Germany at present six- to ten-year-old pupils visit primary school from first to fourth form. At the age of ten an allocation takes place: the pupils are divided into four groups depending on intelligence and achievements at school. The ‘Gymnasium’, which is roughly equivalent to grammar school, is visited by the best ones, and

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: July
  • Refugees

    Refugees

    Today there are about 20.8 million refugees world wide (UN), and with every conflict between nations, religious, social, and political groups this number just continues to climb higher and higher. The United Nations developed an organizational branch called the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) to try and deal with the issues of this ever growing number of refugees around the world. There has yet been an establishment of any solid international laws

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    Essay Length: 1,425 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Steve
  • Regift? the Greatest Gift

    Regift? the Greatest Gift

    Regift? The Greatest Gift My platform is parent awareness of organ donation of their children’s organs and the need to make family members aware of their wishes. By making family aware there is they will abide by these wishes. I want to address that this needs to be a decision made prior to it becoming necessary. I would like to have this topic brought up prior to the birth of the children i.e. parenting

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    Essay Length: 364 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Yan
  • Regionalization and Its Effects

    Regionalization and Its Effects

    The health care system of Canada was restructured in 1996 to streamline the delivery system making it less fragmented. This would make it more responsive to local needs such as increasing community-bases services, improving public participation, and promoting health lifestyles through programs and policies. The system needed to be restructured because of the way it was being managed and delivered. The most persistent problems were the following: difficulty accessing some services in a timely manner,

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    Essay Length: 1,251 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Regression Analysis

    Regression Analysis

    Introduction This presentation on Regression Analysis will relate to a simple regression model. Initially, the regression model and the regression equation will be explored. As well, there will be a brief look into estimated regression equation. This case study that will be used involves a large Chinese Food restaurant chain. Business Case In this instance, the restaurant chain’s management wants to determine the best locations in which to expand their restaurant business. So far the

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Rehabilation of Prison Inmates

    Rehabilation of Prison Inmates

    Prison inmates, are some of the most disturbed and unstable people in society. Most of the inmates have had too little discipline or too much, come from broken homes, and have no self-esteem. They are very insecure and are at war with themselves as well as with society. Most inmates did not learn moral values or learn to follow everyday norms. In order to rehabilitate criminals we must do more than just send them to

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Artur
  • Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation

    Legal professional privilege gives legal recognition to a person’s interest in maintaining the secrecy of confidential communications in connection with his legal affairs. In legal and criminal cases, confidential communications passing between a client and his legal adviser need not disclosed or be given in evidence by the client and, without the client’s consent, may not be disclosed or given in evidence by the legal adviser in a judicial proceeding. The lawyer is said

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    Essay Length: 500 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Rehabiltation Today

    Rehabiltation Today

    Rehabilitation Today There are many controversial and difficult problems that plague the society of the United States. The issue of crime is often found at the center of most discussions. This might have something to do with the fat that crime has a very adverse effect on society. Crime is often seen as having a ripple effect on people because the violence has an effect on everyone. Violence kills more people under the age of

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Reintegration for Ex-Offender – Focusing on Employment Barriers and Policy in Hong Kong

    Reintegration for Ex-Offender – Focusing on Employment Barriers and Policy in Hong Kong

    Reintegration for ex-offender – focusing on employment barriers and policy in Hong Kong ________________ Introduction It is no doubt that it is important to us to help ex-offenders to reintegrate into the society. To help ex-offenders to reintegrate into the society, we have to understand the need of them after they discharge. According to the research and the information of non-government organization (NGO), the top three service needs of ex-offenders are financial assistance, employment and

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    Essay Length: 2,390 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2015 By: terrylai99
  • Reintergration of Prisoners - Is It Possible?

    Reintergration of Prisoners - Is It Possible?

    Reintegration of Prisoners – Is it possible? The reintegration of prisoners back into “normal” everyday living is a difficult and seemingly impossible task. The challenges offenders on probation or parole face are great in number and size. Each criminal faces different hurdles based on their demographic, gender, length of stay, individual background, racial background, offense history, and the strength of their support system upon release. I believe that reentry is a realistic expectation; however, we

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Edward
  • Relationship Between Art and Society: Mimesis

    Relationship Between Art and Society: Mimesis

    Relationship Between Art And Society: Mimesis The relationship between art and society: Mimesis as discussed in the works of Aristotle, Plato, Horace and Longinus The relationship between art and society in the works of Plato are based upon his idea of the world of eternal Forms. He believed that there is a world of eternal, absolute and immutable Forms (the world of the Ideal) and thought that this is proven by when man is faced

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    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Jon
  • Relationship Between Family and Law

    Relationship Between Family and Law

    One cannot explain ‘What is family law’ without addressing the complex issue of defining the concept of ‘family’ itself. The understanding surrounding what a family is has certainly changed over time. There is ‘no one experience of family’[1] and it is ‘ludicrous to argue that there can be one type of family’[2]. This essay will demonstrate what family law is and why is it such a complex phenomenon. By firstly defining what is meant by

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    Submitted: June 2, 2017 By: Asha Rajnalvee
  • Relationship Between Guns and Crime

    Relationship Between Guns and Crime

    Relationship between Guns and Crime Over the past decade or so, crime has been on a constant decrease. Most of which has to do with increased law enforcement and stricter policies on the sales of guns. Many people believe that guns are the sole reason that crimes are committed. Some research proves that belief wrong, yet other statistics can argue the exact opposite. In America, gun ownership is about three out of every ten people.

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    Essay Length: 1,661 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • Relationship Between Islam and Democracy

    Relationship Between Islam and Democracy

    The end of the Cold War and the demise of the Soviet communist empire have shown the dominance of liberal democracy and capitalism over all other possible alternatives. The emerging ''New World Order'' has been characterized by the collapse of communism and the global demand for democracy. Fukuyama even went as far as declaring the ''end of history'': 'what we may be witnessing is not the end of the Cold War, or the passing of

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    Essay Length: 2,298 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • Relationship Between Media and Society

    Relationship Between Media and Society

    The following essay will concentrate on the reciprocal relationship between the media and society, focusing on journalism in particular. A brief overview of the terms used in this essay will be used first to create a common understanding. This will be achieved by discussing theories regarding mass media and journalism as separate entities. The two will then be combined to discuss how mass media affects , and is affected by society. This will be done

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    Essay Length: 1,902 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Relationship Between Poor Agriculture Performance and Rural Poverty

    Relationship Between Poor Agriculture Performance and Rural Poverty

    Maria Chelo E. Santos Transformer Section Final Essay Ver.1 Date: September 27, 2017 Approved Question: What are the main issues and concerns that impede the development of agriculture sector that it fails to become a major driver to reduce poverty and inequality in Philippine society? Based on my own experience and observation in the field, what could be some of the reforms or core strategies needed to address these issues and concerns? 1. Introduction This

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    Submitted: December 28, 2017 By: mariachelosantos
  • Relationship Between Thrillers and Society

    Relationship Between Thrillers and Society

    Films do not exist in a void, and this is especially the case for thriller films made in Hollywood. There is an essential relationship that exists between Hollywood thrillers and American society which can be seen in the development of thrillers’ stories, ideas and characters. It is also because of this relationship that thrillers have continued to be one of the most popular film genres today. It is hard to deny that thrillers have a

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    Essay Length: 785 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: regina
  • Relationship Between Virtuality and Reality

    Relationship Between Virtuality and Reality

    Relationship between Virtuality and Reality Imagine when you go to a grocery store to buy toothpaste. Will you buy the brand which often shows up on TV commercials or the one that you have never heard of but with lower price? I assume that most people, including me, will buy the first kind of toothpaste. Is it really better than the second one? Not really. Economists probably might say that the first one is more

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jack
  • Relativism

    Relativism

    Standards of right and wrong are the mere products of time and culture. Morality is a neutral concept - there is no such thing as an absolute right or wrong. Instead, morality is defined by what is 'good' or 'bad' in a given society, by the social norms. What held true twenty thousand, two thousand, or even two hundred years ago may or may not hold true now. The human race has grown and

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    Essay Length: 782 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Religion

    Religion

    Religion is a topic that millions of people try to explain in different ways, yet no one realizes that religion is like a drug. Drugs are not only consumed for its effect; there are hundreds of other factors for it. I’ve known people to do it because everyone else is doing and it comes to a point that you can’t live without it. Religion is the same, people conform to it because it’s something they

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    Essay Length: 515 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mike
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