• A Review of "The Outsiders Club" Screened on Bbc 2 in October 96
    A Review of "The Outsiders Club" Screened on BBC 2 in October 96 MA Diploma Disability Studies INTRODUCTION I decided to write a review on the social group known as The Outsiders. The group's main aim is to enable disabled adults to form personal relationships, including specifically sexual ones...
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  • Dr Jack Kevorkian: Disrupting the Universe
    Dr Jack Kevorkian: Disrupting the Universe Mike Cunningham 12-27-96 Social Studies 2, Mr. Johnson Dr. Jack Kevorkian did something that most people would never even think of doing or think that someone would do such a thing. He really did disrupt the universe by taking t...
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  • Understanding Abusive Parents
    <center><b>STUDY OF FAMILY INTERACTION LEAD TO NEW UNDERSTANDING OF ABUSIVE PARENTS</b></center><br><br>Researchers at the University of Toronto have taken important steps toward producing a profile of an abusive parent. Prof. Gary Walters and doctoral student Lynn Oldershaw of the Department of Psy...
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  • Easy Rider
    Numerous works of art have been produced by great American artist. "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller and Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever" are two stories that can easily be compared and contrasted to the movie Easy Rider. Easy Rider is the 1960's "Road Film" tale of a search for freedom in a corrupt an...
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  • Witchy Witchy
    I am a witch, now please kill me! Many innocent women happily welcomed death by confessing to witchcraft in order to end their excruciating torture during the witch hunt craze between 1450 and 1750. Since many records were lost, destroyed or never kept, the best estimation of the total deaths is sev...
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  • Social Studies
    Social studies is defined by the Board of Director of the National Council for the social studies as, the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such discipline...
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  • Abusive Parents
    Researchers at the University of Toronto have taken important steps toward producing a profile of an abusive parent. Prof. Gary Walters and doctoral student Lynn Oldershaw of the Department of Psychology have developed a system to characterize parents who physically abuse their children. This...
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  • The Awakening
    The Awakening The Awakening by Kate Chopin was considered very shocking when it was first published because of the "sexual awakening" of the main character, Edna Pontellier, and her unconventional behavior. Chopin moved to New Orleans after her marriage and lived there for twelve years until the d...
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  • A Weird Experiece (Narrative)
    We were a threesome that late winter. Friday afternoons when Thomas got home at a decent hour he called on the intercom and I went down the hall to their apartment for drinks. Sometimes when he was late Krystal knocked on my door and asked me to come on down and keep her company. Later we might go o...
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  • School Project
    Introduction from the principal………. Students and Parents: We welcome you all here to Hard Knock High School. High school experiences offers learning opportunities that will provide skills to prepare you for post high school choices. Our staff at HKHS is here to help you through your high...
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  • Cis Snapshot
    ..::CIS Snapshot::.. When I think of CIS one thing always comes to mind. My first day. No, not my first day this year. The day I'm referring to was the first time I ever came to CIS last year. Near completion of the Danish "Folke Skole" you have to choose and apply to various "Gymnasiums" much l...
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  • Equality: Equal Treatment or Equal Opportunity?
    Is it fair or just to create equality by allowing special rights or accommodations to certain groups or individuals? I think it is. The foundation for my position is simple: How can we have the same rights for everyone, when no one is the same? This past November, I watched a video in Social Stu...
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  • Teen Alcatraz
    Teen Alcatraz It was the year 1999, I was a reckless little 13 year old. I had been in and out of foster care for years. I had been adopted at 7 years old by a senile 50 year old single woman. She treated my foster siblings and I like we were trash. She was basically the wicked witch from t...
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  • Educational Philosophy
    My Educational Philosophy Education is the foundation of human interaction. School is where students take in knowledge that will determine what they do with the rest of their lives. Students are offered great opportunities through education. Many times these opportunities are largely affected by...
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  • Pay It Forward
    REFLECTION: Pay It Forward Maybe someday I'll have kids of my own. I hope so. If I do, they'll probably ask what part I played in the movement that changed the world. And because I'm not the person I once was, I'll tell them the truth. My part was nothing. I did nothing. I was just the guy in the...
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  • Bboy
    Chapter 3 summary In chapter 3 it talks about any act or gestures that serve to indicate or claim and identify in the presence of others. And everyday situations are filled with announcements, as people intentionally and unintentionally indicate their location. Announcements sometime may be verbal...
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  • Critically Evaluate Three Philosophical Approaches to the Understanding of the Social World Commenting on the Implications That Arise for the Conduct of Social Research.
    Introduction The whole point of conducting research is to investigate, explore and aid in the development of theory about how the social world works. Social researchers use different tools to investigate their research, these tools are not value free and they imply a certain understanding of the...
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  • Tuesdays with Morrie
    All throughout his college days, Mitch had been concerned with impressing others, and did so by hiding his age behind a facade of toughness. It seems that presently, in his adulthood, Mitch hides behind this same screen. There is only a small trace of tenderness in his character, a trace that is eve...
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  • The Secret Life of Zoophiles
    The Secret Life of Zoophiles © 2000 Hani Miletski (M.S.W., Ph.D. - psychotherapist and an AASECT-certified sex therapist based in Bethesda, MD) This article is excerpted from a book she is currently writing concerning her study on bestiality and zoophilia. It all started when my client, I'll call...
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  • Social Stratification and Class
    Today in the United States, we read in the newspapers constantly about the state of "classes" in our country. For instance, it is often said at tax time that the Federal budget is balanced on the backs of the "middle class." To people in the "lower class," the promise is held that in a capitalist...
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  • Far from Heaven Film Review
    During the 50's director Douglas Sirk made his name as the master of melodrama with such classics as "Written on the Wind" and "Imitation of Life," as he examined romantic relations and intrigues that showcased leading man Rock Hudson. In what can only be called heartfelt homage, writer/director Tod...
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  • Law Enforment
    Policing, as an occupation, has often been described as hours of boredom, followed by minutes of sheer terror. In any occupation where such extremes exist, it is necessary to have cultural characteristics which reinforce the collective and impersonal nature of the work. Cultural characteristics ar...
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  • Psychology
    Evolutionary Psychology vs. Standard Social Science Model Evolutionary Psychology (EP) looks at how we view human behavior. The Standard Social Science Model (SSSM) is what most people have read and believed for many years. The SSSM believes that the influence on human behavior is experience and...
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  • Me
    Studies indicate that children in homosexual households are four times more likely to identify as homosexual or get involved in homosexual behavior than children raised in single-parent households. Lesbians and gay men are more likely to molest children It's a myth that hard-to-place children...
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  • The Wrong Step
    Prolouge: in A.D. 1223 an infant was born, clutching a jewel in her tiny fist. Her peasant father ran to the castle to bring back a priest, but by the time they returned to the hut, the jewel had disappeared. The priest declared that such would be the child's life: all good would slip through her f...
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  • Social Structure
    Social Structure As it is said in the Dictionary of Social Sciences a social structure is the most basic, enduring, and determinative patterns in social life. A social structure refers to the fact of how individuals act one toward another according to their position in the interaction. These pos...
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  • Plato
    Day 2 Title: Supply and Demand Grade Level: Fifth and Sixth Grade Organization: Whole Group Objectives: Students will be able to: 1. Define the terms supply and demand. 2. Identify what happens when demand exceeds supply. 3. Identify what happens when supply exceeds demand....
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  • Article Critique \
    Assignment # 1 (Article Critique) Hess addressed the idea of teaching intelligent design in social studies verses science. Many critics feel teaching intelligent design gives the idea too much validity, "placing it next to science". Many believe that intelligent design is a mask for religio...
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  • Sociology and the Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution leaves us with many questions: Was the revolution in industry simply an issue of new machinery or mechanical innovation? Did young boys and girls work and live shoulder to shoulder for more than twelve hours a day? Was industrial capitalism nothing more than a clever syst...
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  • History of Punk Rock
    The History of Punk rock. By. John Maloney. November 13th, 2006 Block 1 Social studies. John Maloney...
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