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  • The Effects of Remittances on Latin America and the Carribean

    The Effects of Remittances on Latin America and the Carribean

    In order to evaluate the effects of migrant labor to the United States and Canada and the remittances those laborers are sending home to Central America it is imperative to see what is causing these individuals to leave their homelands. For the past twenty years the phenomena of globalization has taken hold and the world has never been the same. This process has lead to sever inequality among the world’s nations and has lead to

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Effects of Restructuring on Pay Equity

    The Effects of Restructuring on Pay Equity

    Since the 1970s there have been an increasing number of women entering the public sector. This has meant that the government has had to respond to growing female concerns about their position in the civil service. However, the participation of women has not always resulted in equal treatment. Many complaints raised by women’s group’s concern wage differentials between males and females. The concern is that women are making less than men for work which is

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Single Parenting on the Family

    The Effects of Single Parenting on the Family

    The Effects of Single Parenting on the Family Single parenting has been a part of me throughout my entire life. Being raised in a single parent home, my mother struggled to support her four children. Today, I also am a single parent experiencing many of the same stressors my mother had to endure. While observing my mother juggle the time she spent working, mentoring her children, and participating in church activities, I had no idea

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Smoking on the Cardiovascular System

    The Effects of Smoking on the Cardiovascular System

    I am doing my cardiovascular patient education project on the cardiovascular effects of smoking. I decided that before I could properly and honestly educate a patient on the cardiovascular effects of smoking, that I should examine my own smoking habit and educate myself. I have been a smoker on and off for a large portion of my life. It all started when I was about 11 and one of my friends “liberated” some cigarettes from

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Top
  • The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

    The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy

    The Effects of Teenage Pregnancy The question has often been raised: At what age should people begin to have children? It is a subject often debated amongst doctors, psychologists, social workers, and ordinary citizens, respectively. Some argue that it does not matter what age a person is, as long as he or she is mature, while others say that maturity comes with age, and a teenager is never equipped for the responsibility that comes with

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    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Effects of the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act Title Ix

    The Effects of the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act Title Ix

    The Effects of the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act Title IX The Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act was formerly known as the Title IX Amendment of the Higher Education Act. President George W. Bush renamed this law on October 29, 2002 upon the death of the law's author, Patsy T. Mink. It was instituted in 1972 and eventually expanded to prohibit gender discrimination in any United States educational institution.

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Effects of the Politics on Fiscal Policy over the Last Seven Business Cycles

    The Effects of the Politics on Fiscal Policy over the Last Seven Business Cycles

    MACROECONOMICS: The Effects of the Politics on Fiscal Policy over the Last Seven Business Cycles Jennifer Johns Principles of Macroeconomics Dr. Jean-Rony Lafalaise, DPA April 22, 2004 Abstract Being an election year, all you hear is the incoming presidential nominee bashing the policies of the current president. Of all of the administration policy, his economic stance, the health of the economy under his administration, and this fiscal policy are among the most prevalent. Does the

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Effects of Tobacco

    The Effects of Tobacco

    After many years of research it has been proven that cigarette smoking is the major cause of death globally. According to Surgeon General Smoking represents the most extensibly documented cause of disease, ever investigated in the history of biomedical research. The relation between smoking and human disease cannot be directly tested. It is morally and ethically incorrect. Therefore, other research has been developed to establish a very high degree of scientific probability. The criteria

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Effects of Violence in the Media

    The Effects of Violence in the Media

    The Effects of Violence In the Media “Someone just got shoot on the streets due to the violence in the media.” That is what some people are saying that violence in the media is the cause of that. The controversy of the effects that violence has on people has been going on for a long time. This paper is going to prove both sides of the controversy and let one decide which side is right.

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of Walmart

    The Effects of Walmart

    The year is 1962; father and son business H & H hardware buys a one-room store, though its nothing big their dream has come true. The Year 1992 H & H hardware moves into a much larger store and business has never been better. The year is 2003 business is at an all time high. The year is 2005, after 43 years of business H & H hardware closes; owner john hunter comments that there

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    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Effects Television Has on Children's Moral Reasoning

    The Effects Television Has on Children's Moral Reasoning

    When children watch violence on television, what do they see? Many cartoons and video games in today’s society produce many violent products to sell to children. What exactly do these children perceive from these violent acts, and how can these acts of violence affect these children in the long run? A recent study conducted by Krcmar and Vieire was put into place to test whether violence on television had an effect on the moral reasoning

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Effects That Affirmative Action Has Had on Past and Future Endeavors of Minorities in the United States

    The Effects That Affirmative Action Has Had on Past and Future Endeavors of Minorities in the United States

    The African American experience in the United States is one that could almost be described as irreparable. The African American debut in this country was one that started off as foul as a situation could be. The slavery experience ranks amongst some of the most inhumane eras in the history of mankind. The settlers in the colonies viewed Africans as only 3/5ths of a man and used Africans as tools, or pets, as opposed to

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Top
  • The Efficiency & Effectiveness of Irrigation System

    The Efficiency & Effectiveness of Irrigation System

    The Efficiency & Effectiveness of Irrigation System in Rice Production Rice is the staple food of Isabela and a highly political commodity. Rice also known “Oryza sativa” as the universal name. Background in 2014, the global “rice crisis” stimulated renewed efforts for self-sufficiency in rice. This drew attention to the need for supporting the agricultural regions like the Cagayan Valley to raise their rice production. In response to this, the Regional Development Council (RDC 2)

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    Submitted: December 18, 2018 By: jennycortes
  • The Efficiency of Year Round Education

    The Efficiency of Year Round Education

    As times change and society evolves, customs and practices must evolve with them. An example of tradition conflicting with functionality is the idea that public schools are to be in session for nine consecutive months with a three-month break. The explanation is needed, as to why public school in session year round is a more efficient way to use time and resources than is a nine/three school year. The most important aspect of grasping the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Electoral College Should Be Abolished

    The Electoral College Should Be Abolished

    Every 4 years, our country makes an incredibly important decision. We vote for the person who will represent the US in all domestic and international affairs; The President. Currently, we have many troops in Iraq fighting to help them establish a democracy. We are giving the citizens a right to vote, a privilege that many people claim we are lucky to have. In actuality, how democratic is our system overall? What many people don't realize

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Emergence of a Supra - National European Citizen

    The Emergence of a Supra - National European Citizen

    Kostas Theologou, Political Scientist, PhD Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law School of Applied Mathematics and Physics National Technical University of Athens, Greece Genikes Edres, Bldg E, 1st floor 9 Heroon Polytechneiou Str, 15780 NTUA Zographos Campus tel. 0030 210 772 2255, cell 0030 6976016195 fax. 0030 210 7721618 e-mail: cstheol@central.ntua.gr The emergence of a supra-national European citizen Kostas Theologou, PhD NTUA The emergence of a supra-national European citizen ABSTRACT This paper examines the

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Emerging Network of Networks

    The Emerging Network of Networks

    The emerging network of networks Karl Marx is considered one of the fathers of modern social sciences. You can’t discuss economics, political science, contemporary history, or sociology without seeing the influence of his ideas. Through his primary works, The Manifesto of the Communist Party and Capital, he spelt out a devastating analysis of capitalist economics and class relations that has remained relevant and influential in different ways over the past 150 years. Marx asserts

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil Long before oil’s rise to prominence in energy production, its entry into daily use was brought by peoples need for a cheaper and more flexible source of illumination. Petroleum derivatives have been exploited since the beginning of human civilization, particularly in ancient Mesopotamia and elsewhere in the Middle East, where a primitive oil industry supplied asphalt for building roads, mastic for waterproofing ships, architecture, hydraulics, and essential components for many medicines

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    Essay Length: 1,801 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Top
  • The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil Long before oil’s rise to prominence in energy production, its entry into daily use was brought by peoples need for a cheaper and more flexible source of illumination. Petroleum derivatives have been exploited since the beginning of human civilization, particularly in ancient Mesopotamia and elsewhere in the Middle East, where a primitive oil industry supplied asphalt for building roads, mastic for waterproofing ships, architecture, hydraulics, and essential components for many medicines

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    Essay Length: 1,801 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Empty Pillow

    The Empty Pillow

    Using the theory of reason action-Fishbein and applying it on a 5 min. scene of the movie by: AlomaniQ8 THE EMPTY PILLOW This is a love story that it's events occur, in Egypt, in the fifties, where there were strict traditions about love between non married lovers, and where the word of the parents rules the lives of their sons and daughters. In that movie, a young man (salah) who is still a student falls

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Empty Pillow

    The Empty Pillow

    Using the theory of reason action-Fishbein and applying it on a 5 min. scene of the movie by: AlomaniQ8 THE EMPTY PILLOW This is a love story that it’s events occur, in Egypt, in the fifties, where there were strict traditions about love between non married lovers, and where the word of the parents rules the lives of their sons and daughters. In that movie, a young man (salah) who is still a student falls

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived up to Its Mandate

    The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived up to Its Mandate

    The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived Up To Its Mandate The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has recovered only 12 of 1304 species in its 32-year history (Pombo, 2005). This is less than 1% rate of species recovery, a dismal success level for a federal government program financed by taxpayers. Also, it has been shown that the Endangered Species Act has been abused by various environmental organizations, and the bill itself is vaguely written. In

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Enemy Outside and Within: Grendel and His Mother

    The Enemy Outside and Within: Grendel and His Mother

    Introduction The most powerful members of any higher educational institution seem to be the governing board. The board creates and maintains the final authority of the institution. The board holds the definitive accountability for the educational institution. They have the authority to employ, evaluate, and dismiss all presidents and other administrative heads; however, what factors influence that process (AGB, 1998)? The board delegates a certain amount of authority, however limited, to the president. The president

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Environmental Solution

    The Environmental Solution

    The Environmental Solution Throughout history, mankind has had differing ideas on how to treat the environment. This differing opinion can be seen both within a single culture and time period, and between different cultures and time periods. In today’s society, this idea is more prevalent than ever, we see battles over where to dump wastes, how to reduce their production, and also how and if to reuse them. This recent interest in the environment at

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Essence of Justice

    The Essence of Justice

    Let’s say, hypothetically, that our class was stranded on a deserted island. Also, let’s assume that there is little chance of rescue, so we must find a way to establish civil order. In order to do this, specific rules must be put in place and set as a foundation of our small community. I propose that the equal distribution of vital resources collected by any member of the class be set in place as the

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Ethics of Abortion

    The Ethics of Abortion

    The Ethics Of Abortion Essay written by Anonymous Abortion is a very controversial subject that has been continually argued over for the past few years and probably many years to come. The main controversy is should abortion be legalized? First before we get into the many sides of abortion we must first define abortion. Abortion is the destruction of the fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mothers womb. This

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Ethics of Academic Freedom

    The Ethics of Academic Freedom

    The Ethics of Academic Freedom University of La Verne EcBu 543 Ethics in Organizations And Society Summer II 2005 Professor: Rita Thakur The Ethics of Academic Freedom "Don't take too seriously the advice of people who supposedly know better than you do. As long as you are finding out things we didn't know before, you are doing something right." ~Doreen Kimura The quest for knowledge can be a wonderful thing. It can help to

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Even Sadder New York Police Saga

    The Even Sadder New York Police Saga

    The Even Sadder New York Police Saga By Richard Emery The New York Times, December 12, 1987 The recent revelation that Transit Police officers made scores of illegal arrests for alleged sex abuse and other crimes in 1983 and 1984 is only the beginning of what promises to be a long and sorry story. It is fast becoming clear that the ill-advised practice of measuring police productivity by arrest quotas is responsible for a far

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: regina
  • The Evolution of Caribbean Social Policy: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda from the 1940’s to the Present Period

    The Evolution of Caribbean Social Policy: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda from the 1940’s to the Present Period

    THE EVOLUTION OF CARIBBEAN SOCIAL POLICY: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda From the 1940’s to the Present Period. By Hyacinth O. Blake INTRODUCTION Social Policy may be broadly defined as a system of social welfare that includes economic as well as non-economic objectives and involves some measure of progressive redistribution in command over resources1. Using Mishra’s typology of social welfare models (see Fig. 1 below), this paper describes the

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Evolution of Hip Hop

    The Evolution of Hip Hop

    Chris James 4/20/06 “The Evolution of Hip Hop” Hip hop has taken major strides in order to advance from being a musical subculture to crossing over and ordaining a mass pop appeal. Although being first created by black youth in American inner cities; hip hop’s influence has touched all races in many countries around the world. A large number of the hip hop audience is no longer primarily black. Hip hop has time and time

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: regina
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