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  • Examining My Personal Values

    Examining My Personal Values

    Examining My Personal Values When I start to examine my personal values and think about how I developed them, I start to think about my childhood days. As I grew and developed, my mother would always share what she called little lessons of life that would help me through the years, from childhood to adulthood. These lessons involved values, such as trust, honesty, respect, integrity and the importance of family and to always to what

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Edward
  • Examining Senior High Career Decision Making

    Examining Senior High Career Decision Making

    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Rationale Good decision-making is a skill that is very important. This can be easy for some of the people but tough for the others. It is sometimes confusing and can make you anxious. And the reason is that we have an abundance of choices, both with the simple things in life and the serious things in life (Sapadin, 2014). People tend to get stuck in not knowing what their life purpose especially

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    Submitted: February 28, 2018 By: YEEMA
  • Example of Persuasive Paper to Colin Powell

    Example of Persuasive Paper to Colin Powell

    Dear Colin Powell, Hello Mr. Powell, I am a student at Sacramento City College, and I am writing this letter in regards to the remarks that you addressed to the United Nations Security Council, in New York City, on February 5, 2003. I believe that you misjudged the information and data that you presented before the members of the Security Council, and to the people of the world. In this document I hope to persuade

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Excellence in Sports

    Excellence in Sports

    What is excellence? Is it perfection, a goal, a feeling, a gift? To some athletes, it is an everyday challenge that comes easy; to others it might not be so easy. Whether it holds a psychological meaning or it’s just another goal to set, it shows a persons attitude and dedication towards a sport. To what extremes will people actually go to reach excellence? Some athletes strive so hard that they will try almost anything

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Edward
  • Exchange Value and Commodity Fetishism

    Exchange Value and Commodity Fetishism

    The world as it is today and even as it was in the past has always been constructed and influenced by society. As one looks back throughout history, human beings have always been part of society as a whole, which therefore means that the idea of the individual has strongly depended upon it. This controversial issue is put forward by Marx, who says that human beings think that they exist as free individuals, that they

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Exemplification

    Exemplification

    A recent survey by Princeton Survey Research Associates of registered voters, nation wide as to the greatest problems facing the United States has shown that Americans see issues on the conflicts in Iraq, the American economy, and American health care to be the greatest challenges facing the U.S. today. These three issues outweighed some of what are speculated to be major problems facing America, such as terrorism, immigration, and the environment. It is no surprise

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Exercising Your Sociological Imagination

    Exercising Your Sociological Imagination

    Assignment #1: Exercising Your Sociological Imagination Working hard has never been a problem in my life; it’s the question of “Will it ever be enough,” that plagues my mind. I am from London, Ohio, which is a small town twenty minutes west of Columbus. The town in which I grew up is predominantly white; blacks make up about 5% of the total population. By the standards of our society I am within that 5%, being

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Steve
  • Exit Anti-Semitism. Enter Anti-Islam?

    Exit Anti-Semitism. Enter Anti-Islam?

    Exit anti-Semitism. Enter anti-Islam? This global issue concerning the editorial cartoons has made think really hard about one question, what were those illustrators thinking? Especially now, when many parts of the world have been experiencing terrorist activity and the growing notion of anti-Islam quietly being placed in the center of attention. Why would these people publish such hurtful drawings? According to my knowledge, Islam is the fastest growing religion to date. Its not a coincidence

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Monika
  • Experience in School Social Work

    Experience in School Social Work

    Experience in School Social Work As a member of the student services team, school social workers are a link between the home, school, and the community. School social workers work within multi-cultural contexts with the social functioning and social conditions/environments of students to promote and support the student’s academic and social success. They advocate for and assist students to accomplish tasks associated with their learning, growth, and development toward a fuller realization of their intrinsic

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Experience with Teams

    Experience with Teams

    Experience with Teams Directions: The purpose of this assignment is to catalyze reflection regarding past and current participation in team environments. By doing so, the learner may begin to realize the essential role teams play in personal, professional, and academic settings. Equally important, these questions will prepare the students to use their experiences in team environments to navigate future assessments in this class. 1. Describe the groups you belong to (work, social, etc.). Are the

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Bred
  • Explain Government and Political Change in an Historical Setting

    Explain Government and Political Change in an Historical Setting

    Explain government and political change in an historical setting. Russian revolution - 1905. The main theme of the Russian history at the end of 19th century is that the non-noble classes, which made up 88% of Russian population, asked for an improvement in their miserable and poor conditions of life. When the Tsarist government failed to do so, they revolted for the first time in 1905. Already there were opposition groups forming like the Social

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Edward
  • Explain Judicial Review Using Two Case Examples

    Explain Judicial Review Using Two Case Examples

    Explain Judicial Review using two case examples. As soon as civilizations created constitutions, actions were being called unconstitutional by those who opposed them. In some instances, unconstitutional acts were the subject of revolution, regicide, or as happened in the American political system, the declaration of a Judiciary body. American judicial review can broadly be defined as the power of this such judicial branch of the government to determine whether or not the acts of all

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Explain the Differences and Similarities Between Hospitality and Hospitality Management Then Give Examples of Traditional Iranian/ Persian/ Islamic Hospitality.

    Explain the Differences and Similarities Between Hospitality and Hospitality Management Then Give Examples of Traditional Iranian/ Persian/ Islamic Hospitality.

    Explain the differences and similarities between hospitality and hospitality management then give examples of traditional Iranian/ Persian/ Islamic hospitality. Puya Rezayi Essay Qestion Hospitality Course January 02, 2007 Abstract In following paper two issues are going to be evaluated and discussed. At first the relationship between hospitality and hospitality management will be assessed and some different notions will be presented. The next part of the article is about the historical hospitality backgrounds regarding Iran. In

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Explain the Emergence and Increase of New Religious Movements with Special Reference to New Age.

    Explain the Emergence and Increase of New Religious Movements with Special Reference to New Age.

    New religious movements are always increasing. These movements have always existed but there was a big increase in the 20th century, especially since the 1960s. Although it can be difficult to classify these movements, there have been numerous attempts to classify them. With the number of new religious movements present in the 1970s, Wallis classified these movements into three types according to their relationships to the outside world. The first type which is world-rejecting

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Yan
  • Explaining a Concept

    Explaining a Concept

    Judith Richmond Explaining A Concept English 1510, Composition 1 Mr. James Barry M.A. Juvenile Truancy For too many youngsters, cutting classes is the first slip down the icy slope toward delinquency. As early as 1915, sociologists were calling truancy the "kindergarten of crime." A 1979 study of 258 adult re-offenders showed that 78% had been arrested for truancy, and two-thirds of the remainder admitted they had been chronically truant but were never arrested. (Gavin 1997)

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Exploitation of Women in the Developing World

    Exploitation of Women in the Developing World

    The modern world today is proud to recognize the equality that has been acknowledged between age, gender, and race. Women are beginning to be treated as equals with men, in new customs, lifestyle, society, and economy. Today, women are freer and are liberated from their traditional roles as housewives, and are pursuing their hopes and dreams. However, this is not the case in many regions of the world. In the developing countries, thousands of

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Artur
  • Explore How Black People Are Differently Treated by the Criminal Justice System

    Explore How Black People Are Differently Treated by the Criminal Justice System

    EXPLORE HOW BLACK PEOPLE ARE DIFFERENTLY TREATED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM Racial prejudice is not unique to modern day society, it has been with us for a long time, this has been coupled with the belief that certain racial groups are less intelligent, or backward compared to white European stock, nowhere is this more true than in the criminal justice system. In 1869 Francis Galton published a book called “Hereditary Genius” this contained a

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: July
  • Explore the Claim That Contemporary Societies Have Moved from Modernity into the Post Modern Condition. Illustrate Your Answer with Reference to at Least Two Substantive Areas Covered in the Lecture and Seminar Programme

    Explore the Claim That Contemporary Societies Have Moved from Modernity into the Post Modern Condition. Illustrate Your Answer with Reference to at Least Two Substantive Areas Covered in the Lecture and Seminar Programme

    “Explore the claim that contemporary societies have moved from modernity into the post modern condition. Illustrate your answer with reference to at least two substantive areas covered in the lecture and seminar programme.” As society has developed from a pre-industrial society to modern industrial society (modernity) many sociologists have studied the different elements that have contributed to society’s arrival in the age of modernity. One of the factors that sociologists attribute to modernity is the

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: David
  • Explore the Relationship Between Sex Difference and Gender Identity

    Explore the Relationship Between Sex Difference and Gender Identity

    Question: Explore the relationship between sex difference and gender identity The relationship between sex difference and gender identity is a very controversial many people have different views about what the two mean. One could define sex difference as the biological and physical characteristics of a human being, this can be the differences found in a male and female. Gender identity can be said to be what makes one a female or a male. The characteristics

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Victor
  • Exploring Research Methodologies: Positivism and Interpretivism

    Exploring Research Methodologies: Positivism and Interpretivism

    Exploring Research Methodologies: Positivism and Interpretivism Before a researcher can initiate a research project, they face the confusion and the range of theoretical perspectives, methodologies, methods, and the philosophical basis that encompasses them all. This seemingly meticulous structure for the research process is in fact aimed toward providing the researcher with a ‘scaffolding’, or a direction which they can go on to develop themselves to coincide with their particular research purposes. (Crotty, 1998) Once a

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Bred
  • Exploring the Affect Society Has on the Shaping of Human Behavior

    Exploring the Affect Society Has on the Shaping of Human Behavior

    There are numerous aspects of social interaction used in the shaping of social relationships. For the purpose of this paper, I thoroughly examined the theories of “Self-perception” and “Social perception “I decided to focus on the views given by Sociologist’s Erving Goffman and Charles Darwin throughout chapter four. According to sociologist Erving Goffman, social interaction should be compared to a theatrical performance, with the members of society playing the roles of actors or actresses. Performers

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Bred
  • Exploring the Library Users from Various Courses in Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology

    Exploring the Library Users from Various Courses in Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology

    EXPLORING THE LIBRARY USERS FROM VARIOUS COURSES IN NORTHWESTERN MINDANAO STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Carlagane C. Sarajena, Jhon Rey D. Gabe, Lovely S. Sevilla, Mary Christy V. Banogbanog and Meilgreg Y. Opeña Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology Labuyo, Tangub City ABSTRACT The study focuses on exploring the library users from various courses in Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology. It utilizes a descriptive research design using both quantitative

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    Submitted: September 3, 2017 By: Carlagane Sarajena
  • Exponential Population Growth

    Exponential Population Growth

    Introduction According to the International Program Center, U.S. Census Bureau, the total population of the World, projected to 03/27/08 at 19:37 GMT (EST+5) is 6,657,527,872. (US Census Bureau) This rapid growth in population means little to most people living in this today’s world but it’s a phenomenon that should be a concern to all. It took from the start of human history to the industrial revolution around 1945 for the population to grow to 2

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    Essay Length: 1,255 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Yan
  • Expository Essay on the Society of the Spectacle

    Expository Essay on the Society of the Spectacle

    The Society of the Spectacle The Society of the Spectacle is a book written by Guy Debord for the Situationist movement in 1967. In this book that is a mixture of Guy Debord’s own philosophy and Marxist philosophy, Debord’s idea of the “spectacle” is presented. The book is made up of 221 paragraph long theses. These theses as a whole make up Debord’s idea of the spectacle. In a very basic sense, the spectacle is

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    Submitted: April 5, 2016 By: Coward
  • Extended Definition - Patriotism

    Extended Definition - Patriotism

    The United States is presently at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, where American troops are fighting and dying. At home, cars and homes display solid yellow or red, white, and blue ribbons that call for Americans to "Support Our Troops." It is patriotic for Americans to support their daughters and sons fighting in a war, but this patriotism does not mean that Americans must blindly support the decision to go to war. Being patriotic

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: David
  • Extending the Hand of Friendship Pakistan India

    Extending the Hand of Friendship Pakistan India

    IN more than one way, Lal Krishna Advani is certainly a changed man from the man he was in 2001, when for the first time I met him at Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s luncheon in Delhi in honour of General Pervez Musharraf, chief executive of his country, as he then styled himself, prior to the July Agra meetings. I had one memorable exchange with Mr Vajpayee, a gentle soul. As he shook my hand,

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Top
  • External Speaker Critique

    External Speaker Critique

    External Speaker Critique Part 1- Background Information about the speaking situation The speaker was David M. Larrick the senior regional director, advisory services at Voyageur assets management inc. The title of his speech is Investment insight and his purpose was to inform on small cap and large cap growth equality with their company. The intended audience was investors, brokers, or finical advisors. The speech took place on November 7th at noon and lasted around 45

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Anna
  • Extinction

    Extinction

    Across the Pacific Ocean, to Indonesia, and through the once extensive rainforest, exists an animal who is one of the great apes. Although this animal is aw inspiring just by looking at it, orangutans are also intelligent, red haired animals that are on the verge of extinction. The fact these days is that there are many animals that are on the verge of being extinct. Orangutans are one example of humans’ destruction and complete ignorance

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Vika
  • Extreme Measures

    Extreme Measures

    Extreme measures is about ethics. How far is someone willing to go, and how much we are willing to sacrifice, in order to cure the world's ills. Utilitarianism is defined as the moral philosophy that says we should act in such ways as to make the greatest number of people as happy as possible. In the movie, Dr. Lawrence Myrick is utilitarian. He is taking healthy homeless people into his lab and performing experiments

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Edward
  • Eyewitnesses

    Eyewitnesses

    Eyewitnesses: Criminal Cases, Reliability, and Reducing Error An eyewitness is someone who sees something happen, and in the Criminal Justice System, when officers are trying to identify a suspect, it makes their job easier if there is an eyewitness who can describe and/or identify the person accused of committing the crime. However, when officers are using eyewitnesses they need to understand just how unreliable some eyewitnesses can be, and how to get the most accurate

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    Essay Length: 921 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Tommy
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