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  • A Study of Students Responses to Selected Social Issues

    A Study of Students Responses to Selected Social Issues

    A Study of Texas Southern University Students Responses to Selected Social Issues by Ra’Shinique Boone For Sociology 450-Seminar in Research Methods Section 01 Dr. Dianne Mosley Texas Southern University Fall 2004 A Study of Texas Southern University Students Responses to Selected Social Issues Introduction University students often have many different responses to selected social issues. There are many social issues influencing the views of students including education, the death penalty, safety around the campus,

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Study on the Friendliness of the University of the Philippines Campus Towards Persons with Disabilities

    A Study on the Friendliness of the University of the Philippines Campus Towards Persons with Disabilities

    SANTOS, Francis English 30 Report 2014-61290 The Accessibility of Buildings in the University of the Philippines Diliman Campus to Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) Miguel Alexander “Miggy” Bautista is a student who was born with spinal muscular atrophy. This condition, caused by a loss of motor neutrons, has greatly affected his muscle movement (Spinal Muscle Atrophy, 2013). As a result, Miggy has to use an electric wheelchair to be able to navigate through the campus. In

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    Submitted: September 26, 2016 By: Francis Santos
  • A Study on the Professional Status of Elementary School Teachers: the Effect of Eligibility and Other Factors of Teaching as a Profession

    A Study on the Professional Status of Elementary School Teachers: the Effect of Eligibility and Other Factors of Teaching as a Profession

    A STUDY ON THE PROFESSIONAL STATUS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: THE EFFECT OF ELIGIBILITY AND OTHER FACTORS OF TEACHING AS A PROFESSION RHUSINIE G. COSME 2014 INTRODUCTION The teacher is the key person in molding the children socially, intellectually and morally. Whatever the teacher does will produce significant impact on the children. The key to success in the teaching-learning program lies in the people. The procedure is only as good as the people who use

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    Submitted: July 29, 2014 By: ossyloves
  • A Summary & Critique of "what Is a Crime? Challenges and Alternatives"

    A Summary & Critique of "what Is a Crime? Challenges and Alternatives"

    A Summary & Critique of “What is a Crime? Challenges and Alternatives” By: Jeffery Kennedy ID#: 1557881 Course: SOCI 225 Section: 201/211 Summary The discussion paper ‘What is a Crime? Challenges and Alternatives’ was written by the Law Commission of Canada (LCC). With accordance with federal law, the LCC is required to review the laws of Canada to determine if they still meet the needs of society. The paper will discuss the different strategies

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: regina
  • A Surplus of Embryos

    A Surplus of Embryos

    On February 12, 2006, CBS News released a report “A Surplus Of Embryos”, which reported that currently there are over 400,000 frozen human embryos in storage in the United States. Correspondent Leslie Stahl noted in the article that more embryos are created than are needed and they are now the subject of a national controversy. (CBS, 2006) This same topic was the subject of a survey by the Institutes of Health, Health Care Policy and

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Thin Figure Is Not the Key to Happiness

    A Thin Figure Is Not the Key to Happiness

    A Thin Figure Is Not The Key To Happiness We live in an era where society judges us by our looks and how much we weigh. They do not care about our personality, they only care about what we look like on the outside. The magazines that are stacked on top of the coffee table all show certain types of women, but all of these women are the same; maybe, not the same in personality,

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    Submitted: July 15, 2015 By: kimberlyanne21
  • A Total Quality Business Model

    A Total Quality Business Model

    Group 2 BUSTILLO, Shannon Rose A. DELA FUENTE, Lance Marco SD. IBAÑEZ, Kim Nicole G. MANALO, Ann Marie Isabelle L. PEJO, Andrew O. 4M4 Case: A Total Quality Business Model 1. Statement of the Problem Rod and Diane were two young entrepreneurs who wanted to develop a new type of take-out restaurant that has limited dining facilities but could still provide a wide variety of home cooked cuisines. And also they wanted to know how

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    Essay Length: 1,080 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2017 By: Lance Dela Fuente
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

    I read A tree grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. The story takes place in the summer of 1912 in Brooklyn New York. Johnny and Katie Nolan met very young in 1900. Soon, after six months of meeting, and getting married they have their first child, Francie Nolan who is eleven when the book begins. Later they have their second and last child Neely Nolan. As Francie grows up she begins to lose her

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Troubling Future for Egyps

    A Troubling Future for Egyps

    The Egyptians unlike the dictatorship of Mubarak; they do not want to settle for anything under the ouster of Mubarak. In addition, they want to overthrow his dictatorship, so they have terrorized, made everything disorderly that even police is overwhelmed. They want Mubarak to delete that ouster. Importantly, they want him to resigns to bring a better life for the Egyptians. However, Mubarak did not accept their request. He wanted to kill, torture protesters,

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    Submitted: May 3, 2011 By: kany_ga
  • A View from the Warzone

    A View from the Warzone

    Children have been tragic victims of armed conflict throughout history, like the baby who has no family. The abuse they suffer leaves physical and emotional scars that last a life-time leaving them asking the questions: who is their friend, who is their foe, and who they trust? How miserable to think this disagrees Rizal’s saying that the youth is our hope in the future. I pity the baby; although I cannot feel the real pain

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: regina
  • A View on Censorship in Music and the Government

    A View on Censorship in Music and the Government

    A View On Censorship In Music and The Government A View on Censorship in Music and the Government The censorship of music and other forms of entertainment by the government have long been the topic of discussion among social and political circles. Some forms of censorship such as warning labels for parents can be helpful. However the censorship of music is just not right, and the government has no right to do so. All too

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    Essay Length: 1,298 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Vika
  • A Violation of Rights - School Uniforms

    A Violation of Rights - School Uniforms

    I believe all people have the right to express themselves. However, with rights come responsibility, a concept most people ignore. Having a "right" is to be free to express one's self. Consequentially, having a "responsibility" is doing it constructively, in such a way as to not violate policies, laws, and others' rights. There is a definite difference between a dress code and a school uniform. I support enforcing a school dress code, but is

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Vision for 20 Years: The Learning Society

    A Vision for 20 Years: The Learning Society

    A vision for 20 years: the learning society 1. Our title, Higher Education in the learning society, reflects the vision that informs this report. Over the next 20 years, the United Kingdom must create a society committed to learning throughout life. That commitment will be required from individuals, the state, employers and providers of education and training. Education is life enriching and desirable in its own right. It is fundamental to the achievement of an

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Max
  • A War on Personal Freedom

    A War on Personal Freedom

    Marijuana is a street drug that is a dry, green mix of stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is generally smoked as cigarettes or in a pipe. The main active chemical in marijuana is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC. Smoking marijuana creates a euphoric feeling that is known as a high. After it is absorbed into the user’s bloodstream through the lungs, certain protein receptors in the brain attach to

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Way to Completely Eliminating Drugs and Drug Users to Help the Greater Good of the Entire World

    A Way to Completely Eliminating Drugs and Drug Users to Help the Greater Good of the Entire World

    Johnathan Peshko Ms. O’Neil ENG3U1-02 January 28, 2018 A Modest Proposal A way to completely eliminating drugs and drug users to help the greater good of the entire world People who have been taken over by addiction.People doing ridiculous, unmentionable things. People who are not even in control of their own minds. People who do something against the law every day. Money that has gone to a lost cause for decades. The good citizens tax

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    Submitted: January 31, 2018 By: Johnathan Smith
  • A Whisper on Aids

    A Whisper on Aids

    REED,Sarah Period 3 AP Language March 1st, 2006 A Whisper on Aids AIDS has taken over many millions of peoples lives and Mary Fisher is one of them. A Whisper on Aids is a very inspiring speech by Mary Fisher. She brings out her emotions and her true feelings of what she believes the American people think about AIDS. She conveys her message from her didactic and preaching tone, her creative syntax, and her realistic

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    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Woman's Natural Right

    A Woman's Natural Right

    A Woman's Natural Right What if your daughter is raped and becomes pregnant? What if she is only 13? Are you ready to be a grandparent who is actually caring for two children now? You will have no other choice if abortion is completely illegal under any circumstances. How often do you think the mothers' who chose adoption actually go through with it? The answer is not very many. Only 2-3% of unmarried women who

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: april
  • A Woman’s Choice

    A Woman’s Choice

    A Woman’s Choice Isabella Smith is 23 years old, has a child who is six years old, pregnant, and living off welfare. Isabella had her first child at the age of 17. She dropped out of high school because she was afraid of what people would think or say. Her family disowned her, so, she was all alone to have and take care of this child on the way. She has struggled extremely hard over

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Woman’s Perspective

    A Woman’s Perspective

    Recently, women have begun to see changes in their role in society. Although girls and women are starting to receive messages about being strong, independent women, too often they are also still receiving messages indicating women should be fragile and domestic. In an article titled "Leader stereotypes match men more than women," Catherine Kleiman quotes Alice Eagly, a psychology professor at Northwestern University who says that "it's bound to be challenging for women because there's

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Woman’s Work Is Never Done

    A Woman’s Work Is Never Done

    A woman's work is never done More and more women work outside and inside the home. The double demands shouldered by these women pose a threat to their physical health. Whether you are an overworked housewife or an exhausted working mother the chances are that you are always one step behind your schedule. No matter how hard women worked, they never ended up with clean homes. Housewives in these miserable circumstances often became hysterical cleaners.

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Top
  • A Woman’s Work Never Ends

    A Woman’s Work Never Ends

    “All men are created equal” is the phrase that rings in every American’s ear and is considered to be the idea that expresses the foundation of American democracy. But is this statement truly portrayed in our society today? Every woman who works a similar job with similar hours as a man who gets paid more than she does would beg to differ. Over the years, just as colonists fought for independence from Britain, African-American slaves

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Women’s Right to Chose

    A Women’s Right to Chose

    During the past quarter century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most popular subjects of controversy in the United States. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemma that challenges the way many of us think and feel. There are many points of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are "pro-choice" and "pro-life". A pro-choicer would feel that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of

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    Essay Length: 882 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A World Made to Vegetate

    A World Made to Vegetate

    Name of Book: I’m A Stranger Here Myself Name of Author: Bill Bryson Publisher: Broadway Books City Published: New York City Copyright Date: 1999 A World Made To Vegetate Do you ever wonder what other people do when they go home? Do they do their homework or extra work they didn’t finish at the office? Do they read a book or sit in front of the TV just staring? Do they do something active and

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • A)why Should Every Government Be Concern with Inflationary Pressure?

    A)why Should Every Government Be Concern with Inflationary Pressure?

    Inflation is defined as a sustained, inordinate and general increase in prices. The Consumer Price Index is used to measure changes in the general price level from base year to current year. The internal value of money is determined by its purchasing power. An increase in the general price level implies a fall in the internal value of money and the occurrence of inflation. There are three degrees of inflation- creeping inflation whereby inflation proceeds

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    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Artur
  • Aarp - an Interest Group

    Aarp - an Interest Group

    Week 6 Interest Groups AARP is an interest group devoted to guide the aging American through the aging process they do this by helping them discover new possibilities and giving information on ways to save money AARP promote social activity they encourage this on their website on their website members and family members can find any information imaginable anything from member benefits to what's going on in Washington DC or you can play games if

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    Submitted: February 1, 2019 By: Wendy Threatt
  • Abandoning Abortion

    Abandoning Abortion

    Abandoning Abortion It is amazing to hear the continuous debates that arise on the issue of abortion. Positions are taken on ‘what conditions possibly make abortion fair?’, and at ‘what point is a fetus really a human being?, etc. For me the answer to all these questions is not complex. The issue pretty much is straightforward. If you interrupt the course of a life you have killed. If you intervene to stop the existence of

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Vika
  • Abercrombie and Fitch: Marketing Towards Teens

    Abercrombie and Fitch: Marketing Towards Teens

    Abercrombie and Fitch Marketing can make all of the difference in the world when it comes to attracting customers to your establishment. In this day and age, marketers know that sex sells. It is more acceptable in certain areas of business than others. For example, an ad in the men’s magazine, GQ, might have an ad of hundreds of scantily clad women running after a man on the beach, alluding to the fact that his

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Abington School District Vs. Schempp

    Abington School District Vs. Schempp

    Abington School District vs. Schempp Required School Prayer In 1949, a state-wide law was passed in Pennsylvania that required public school students to read scriptures from the Bible and recite the Lord’s Prayer everyday in class. This law stayed intact until Edward Schempp challenged it nine years later. Pennsylvania wasn’t the first or the only state to enforce law making it mandatory for students to read from the Bible during school. Twenty-five additional states had

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jack
  • Abolish Capital Punishment

    Abolish Capital Punishment

    Abolish Capital Punishment What is the outcome of capital punishment? Does it bring peace or happiness to a victim's family or does the victim regain his or her life back? Capital punishment, also referred to the death penalty, has been a controversial issue to the society for past decades. It is an ongoing debate that the society argues whether to be abolished or supported. In the United States, the country most characterized by the concept

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Abolish High Stake Testing (no Child Left Behind)

    Abolish High Stake Testing (no Child Left Behind)

    We, the undersigned, are petitioning Congress and President George W. Bush to abolish the "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND" Act. We feel that high stakes testing is no longer being used for assessment purposes. These tests are now being used for the sole determination of graduation. Our classrooms are turning into testing prep centers. This testing has become a substitute for the curriculum instead of simply a measure of it. The President and Congress claim they

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    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Victor

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