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  • A Comparison of Kantian and Utiliarian Ethical Approaches

    A Comparison of Kantian and Utiliarian Ethical Approaches

    With a comparison of Kantian and Utiliarian ethical approaches, Hinman, in his text “Ethics, a Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory”, demonstrates the contemporary relevance of Aristotle’s ethics to today’s society through interpretation of real life events. In the case of the Village of Le Chambon during the summer of 1942, villagers were warned by the Nazi regime that if they were to hide Jews, they would be punished brutally for getting in the way of

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Comparison of Stocks’ and Gelles’ Family Violence Surveys

    A Comparison of Stocks’ and Gelles’ Family Violence Surveys

    A Comparison of Stocks’ and Gelles’ Family Violence Surveys Straus and Gelles (1986) compared results of 1975 and 1985 surveys that attempted to measure intrafamily violence. They reported declines in the rates of child and wife abuse during this period. They attributed their findings to “a combination of changed attitudes and norms along with changes in overt behavior” with respect to intrafamily violence toward wives and children. Stocks (1988) reanalyzed the data and found the

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    Essay Length: 341 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Conservative Mind, and Devoted Spirit

    A Conservative Mind, and Devoted Spirit

    Russell Kirk, who was actually from our very own Mecosta, Michigan, has left behind an intellectual and literary achievement as huge as it is difficult to categorize. He was not exactly a political theorist, nor really a philosopher, certainly not a historian; and yet his work speaks profound truths about politics, philosophy, and history. An ardent enemy of Communism, he was barely more enthusiastic about the commercial civilization of America. With very strong ideologies and

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Constitutional Right?

    A Constitutional Right?

    A constitutional Right? Carl T Bogus, the author of a 1992 article, “ The Strong Case for Gun Control”, explains to the reader of the importance and relevance of tougher and more strict gun control laws in local governments today. Bogus begins by telling of the recent rise in school shootings and violent crimes in the united states. He explains that in 1998, more than four thousand children were killed by guns, and it

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • A Contemporary Look at Capital Punishment in America Today

    A Contemporary Look at Capital Punishment in America Today

    A Contemporary Look at Capital Punishment in America Today Capital punishment is a form of punishment that dates back as far as the eighteenth century B.C. It is a form of punishment that is irreversible. The abolitionist movement to cease the use of capital punishment received a big push in 1767. Cesare Beccaria’s essay, “On Crime and Punishment” explained why there was no justification for the state to take a life. Since its reinstatement

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Contribution to Delinquent Behavior in Juveniles

    A Contribution to Delinquent Behavior in Juveniles

    Parent/Child Relationships: A Contribution to Delinquent Behavior in Juveniles Michael Ferra Sociology 4325, Section 1 Dr. Charles Ubah March 19, 2008 Parent/Child Relationships: A Contribution to Delinquent Behavior in Juveniles For years now researchers in the fields of psychology, sociology, genetics, and the juvenile justice system have contemplated the reasons why some youth turn to delinquency and violence. To investigate the reason, for some adolescents you would have to research on a case to case

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Counterculture Rooted in Anger

    A Counterculture Rooted in Anger

    Young men walk down the urban streets bopping their heads to the music that has been etched there through time and recitation. They murmur lyrics of drug wars, the “bitches” they’ve slept with, and the men they’ve slain. The music blaring from nearby car speakers verbalizes images of mansions and endless women; cars and jets; sexual promiscuity and violence. Gathering money by any means necessary is a way of life for them; they look

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Country Split in Half

    A Country Split in Half

    There has never been an issue which caused more disputes and conflicts within our country, than abortion. We can all agree that abortion is an incredibly complex issue. The opinion of the American people is also a lot more complex than “pro life” or “pro choice”. According to one poll that was conducted by a Christian organization, seventy-five percent of Americans believe in “pro life” theory. According to another poll, which was conducted by a

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    Essay Length: 584 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • A Country with No Political Institutions or Structures

    A Country with No Political Institutions or Structures

    Imagine a country with absolutely no political institutions or structures; a country ruled by anarchy. Would this country have an economic policy? If so, what kind of an economic policy would it be? Now imagine a country with highly powerful and well-organized political institutions. What kind of economic policy would this country have? Economic policies in these two fictitious countries described above would most definitely be different. The first country would be lucky if it

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    Essay Length: 1,466 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Crime of Comparison

    A Crime of Comparison

    Frustrating Job My sister and I have been sisters for as long as I can remember. She might be able to remember not being a sister since she was the only one for the first seven years of her life. Once when I was seventeen she called me on a Friday night and left me a voicemail that she needed to ask me something. I called her back and she asked me to baby-sit for

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Crime of Compassion

    A Crime of Compassion

    Huttmann's decision that certain patients should have the right to die, as in the case of the cancer patient, Mac, the stand she took at the very precise moment of giving in to the request of Mac, was a very critical one. Mercy killing at its best or maybe the worst, depending on the perspective you have chosen concerning the case at hand. In “A Crime of Compassion,” Mac, presented his right to die, as

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Crime of Compassion

    A Crime of Compassion

    Who has the right to take one's life from them? The Supreme Court says that no man shall take the life of another man without punishment. The Bible says, "Thou shalt not kill" (Exodus 20:13), yet humans are still the only species that kills their own kind. Murder is wrong. Murder is unlawful. But when does taking the pain and suffering away from a dying victim become murder? Barbara Huttmann believes that there is a

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Critical Analysis of Spanish Society Prior to the Civil War

    A Critical Analysis of Spanish Society Prior to the Civil War

    [This paper is perfect for an advanced level Spanish-language student who wants to make a critical analysis of Spanish society prior to the Civil War.] En Garcнa Lorca pretende divulgar la situaciуn dramбtica que padecнan las mujeres en la Espaсa de la йpoca anterior a la Guerra Civil. La obra es una crнtica social hacia los valores tradicionales que denuncia la sociedad conservadora y represora, la cobardнa hacia el cambio, la ignorancia, la falta de

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Critical Analysis of Three Worldviews and Their Implications on Curriculum

    A Critical Analysis of Three Worldviews and Their Implications on Curriculum

    A Critical Analysis of Three Worldviews and Their Implications on Curriculum “Abstract” This paper discusses three worldviews: Modernism, Postmodernism, and Faith. It explores several different aspects of these world views such as their epistemologies and philosophies. Then it discusses how these foundations impact curriculum. Finally it attempts to make an analysis of which worldview is truly curriculum wisdom. A Critical Analysis of Three Worldviews and Their Implications on Curriculum The purpose of this paper

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    Essay Length: 2,440 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Critical Book Report on Lawrence Wright's the Looming Tower

    A Critical Book Report on Lawrence Wright's the Looming Tower

    A critical book report on Lawrence Wright’s The Looming Tower. Introduction The September 11th terrorist hijackings and attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon caught the United States largely by surprise. Once the dust had settled, and the shock and horror of such an unprecedented event had waned, the American public began to ask questions. Names such as Osama bin Laden, countries such as Afghanistan, and organizations such as Al-Qaeda were brought into

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    Essay Length: 2,924 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: David
  • A Critical Review of the Major Opposing Views on Arbitration & Industrial Relations

    A Critical Review of the Major Opposing Views on Arbitration & Industrial Relations

    This paper will critically review the major opposing perspectives on arbitration and industrial relations, with particular attention to how government regulation and intervention relate to the changes made to the system after 1996. The major focus of this brief paper will be to demonstrate that Howard’s industrial relations policies resemble those of the late 1800’s, where the Master and Servant Act’s regulated the relationships between employer and employee. These were replaced with the introduction of

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    Essay Length: 1,331 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Dancer’s Old Shoes

    A Dancer’s Old Shoes

    My sleep is restless, troubled by dreams of movement; not allowing me to keep my mind still. The television program I just watched showed hundreds, all willing and eager to move as I move, obviously some better than others, but still I have my place among them. The life of a dancer is tough; as Agnes De Mill once said “Ballet technique is arbitrary and very difficult. It never becomes easy--it becomes possible”. Tough on

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Day in Court

    A Day in Court

    A Day in Court The book ”Understanding the Law” fourth edition, by Donald L Carper and Bill W. West defines the word court as “a government body that administers justice by applying laws to civil controversies and criminal offences. Under the control of the judge it also includes attorneys, clerk, and others to conduct and facilitate its proceedings“. A judge is defined as “ the official who proceeds over a court“. The book defines a

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Day in the Life

    A Day in the Life

    When I first wake up I thank God for letting me live to see the light of another day, as well as my family, because I don’t anyone else to die. After I read a chapter of the bible a chapter from what I read last night, then I pray again , and ask God for a bless day , and for me to do what right , and to be saved as well as

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    Essay Length: 1,647 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Debt That Must Be Paid

    A Debt That Must Be Paid

    Essays - A Debt that Must be Paid Adolescence, under the best of all circumstance, is a time of great stress and confusion for young people. Bodies, relationships to friends and family, and moods change rapidly as social, psychological, and physiological puberty is navigated. In this society, to be an adolescent who is gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered (hereafter referred to as 'gay') means to be at significant risk for suicide, depression, dropping out of

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Defense on Abortion

    A Defense on Abortion

    In Judith Jarvis Thompson's essay, “A Defense on Abortion”, she explains her views on the topic by outlining the most common arguments that people defend, as well as providing examples of situations that support her opinions. Thompson states her agreement or disagreement with each view on abortion and gives a reason or explanation as to why. The main arguments that she outlines are those on whether or not a fetus is a “person”, and the

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    Essay Length: 1,672 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Defense on Abortion

    A Defense on Abortion

    In Judith Jarvis Thompson's essay, “A Defense on Abortion”, she explains her views on the topic by outlining the most common arguments that people defend, as well as providing examples of situations that support her opinions. Thompson states her agreement or disagreement with each view on abortion and gives a reason or explanation as to why. The main arguments that she outlines are those on whether or not a fetus is a “person”, and the

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    Essay Length: 1,672 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Descriptive Report on the Characteristics of Crime

    A Descriptive Report on the Characteristics of Crime

    Crime Crime refers to many types of misconduct forbidden by law. Crimes include such things as murder, stealing a car, resisting arrest, possessing or selling illegal drugs, appearing nude on a public street, drunken driving, and bank robbery. The list of acts considered crimes is constantly changing. For example, at one time, people were charged with witchcraft, but this is no longer illegal. Today, it is becoming a serious crime to pollute the air and

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    Essay Length: 2,016 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Developmental and Biopsychosocial Assessment

    A Developmental and Biopsychosocial Assessment

    DEVELOPMENTAL AND BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT A Developmental and Biopsychosocial Assessment Arizona State University ________________ Abstract This is a developmental and biopsychosocial assessment of a five-year-old girl. She is a very social, confident little girl with a home environment that is impacting her development. She attends preschool part time, and is showing a few delays. Her preschool teachers have informed the parents she is not ready for kindergarten at this time. Sophie’s scores showed deficits in the

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    Submitted: January 27, 2017 By: ajegger
  • A Discussion of International Relations

    A Discussion of International Relations

    The history of international relations is often traced back to the Peace of Westphalia of 1648, where the modern state system was developed. Prior to this, the European medieval organization of political authority was based on a vaguely hierarchical religious order. Westphalia instituted the legal concept of sovereignty, which essentially meant that rulers, or the legitimate sovereigns, would recognize no internal equals within a defined territory and no external superiors as the ultimate authority within

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Discussion of the Biological Argument

    A Discussion of the Biological Argument

    A Discussion of the Biological Argument Within the ongoing study of gender difference and gender inequality, there exist two debating schools of thought. On one side there are the biological determinists, who believe that innate biological differences between males and females are the cause of gender difference. At the other end are the differential socialists, who assert that these differences are the result of conditioning and socialization. They are often referred to as the

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    Essay Length: 1,357 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Discussion of the Concept of the ‘whole Child’ in Context and the Relevance of Music Education in Its Development

    A Discussion of the Concept of the ‘whole Child’ in Context and the Relevance of Music Education in Its Development

    M.A HASSAN A DISCUSSION OF THE CONCEPT OF THE ‘WHOLE CHILD’ IN CONTEXT AND THE RELEVANCE OF MUSIC EDUCATION IN ITS DEVELOPMENT The General concept of the whole child has been a topic of debate for far longer than the existences of a national curriculum. Some of the earliest examination into the concept of the best overall approaches to the education of the whole child stem from the work of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746 -

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    Essay Length: 2,807 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Max
  • A Doll House

    A Doll House

    A Doll House A feminist approach to the play by Henrik Ibsen The Feminist movement is an ongoing reaction against the male definition of woman. In most western civilizations men have dominated politics, society and the economy of their worlds. They have suppressed the voices of the women so that they could mold it the way they wanted it. Thus they defined what was feminine as insubstantial, subservient and devoid of will. Femininity was further

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A Doll's House - Nora Helmer

    A Doll's House - Nora Helmer

    A Doll's House Often in literature characters are presented as victims of society. There are many examples of this in Henrik Ibsen’s controversial play, “A Doll’s House”. Written during the Victorian era, Ibsen’s play would have raised a lot controversy on the roles of males and females in society. The audience would have noticed the constant similarities between themselves and the characters that are presented as victims of society. A lot of the audience would

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet

    A Dose of Immaturity in Romeo and Juliet In William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet, both Romeo and Juliet are tragic heroes with tragic flaws. They both share the same tragic flaw, which is immaturity. This is illustrated when they “fall in love” before even getting to know each other. Also, their immaturity is shown when they fail to think their situation through before getting married without their parents’ consent. Romeo’s immaturity is what caused

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    Essay Length: 788 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Tasha

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