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  • 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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.

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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

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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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  • Shuman Automobiles, Inc.

    UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES Institute of Management College of Social Sciences SHUMAN AUTOMOBILES, INC. RESPONSIBILITY ACCOUNTING TRANSFER PRICING Submitted By: Ame, Donna Mae B. Dela Pena, Melissa S. Dulad, Jhune E. Submitted to: Sir Jay Stephen Siy 12 October 2006

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  • Door Holding Helping Behavior Observations

    Door Holding Behavior I was interested in investigating if there was a gender difference in the helping behavior of door holding. I operant defined door holding behavior as opening the door and holding it for the person behind the door holder. I observed from the third floor study area of

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  • Security

    2. What is the difference between vulnerability and exposure? Vulnerability is a weakness or a fault within the system, such as software package flaws, unlocked doors, or an unprotected system port. Vulnerability leaves things open to an attack or damage. Exposure on the other hand, is a

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  • Relationship Between Cpi and Wpi

    It is generally believed that central banks ideally should have a single overwhelming objective of price stability. In practice, however, central banks are responsible for a number of objectives besides price stability, such as currency stability, financial stability, growth in employment and

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  • The Complexity of Female Orgasms

    The Complexity of Female Orgasms Evolutionary scientists have never had difficulty explaining the male orgasm and relating it to its importance in reproduction. Issues of human sexuality have been studied and documented since the early 20th century and one issue of controversy that

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  • The Namesake Book Report

    In Juhmpa Lahiri's novel, The Namesake, the reader is thrust into the daily life of Gogol Ganguli. Gogol is a promising young man from a Bengali family, which the reader gets the pleasure of knowing since his birth. Ever since Gogol's childhood all he ever wanted was to find a place where he

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  • . How Does Phallocentrism Influence Understandings of Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction?

    anihcworld@hotmail.com Since there have been dramatic improvement of biotechnology and biomedical inventions in modern history, the medical technological treatment in relation to the issues of sexuality, sexual function, and sexual health have been also developed by various clinical and

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  • The Irrational 18-Year-Old Criminal

    Samuel Braima Economics 449 The Irrational 18-Year-old Criminal EVIDENCE THAT PRISON DOESN’T DETER CRIME By Joel Waldfogel Executive Summary In this article Joel Waldfogel provided insight on evidence that prison does not deter crime. He looked at two major aspects in the

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  • The Crucible and Mccarthyism

    In the 1950’s, American citizens faced the threat of looming nuclear annihilation that was posed by the Soviet Union and it’s satellite nations. America took many steps to curb the spread of the common enemy: communism. These steps included an arms race, cryptology, and national efforts by the

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  • Group Development and Interaction Theory

    Group Development and Interaction Theory Within the business setting, the shift from yesterday’s “singular” culture to today’s “team” culture has brought about a new era of learning, development, and innovation. However, this shift has also brought with it a certain amount of dissatisfaction,

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  • Australian Assimilation

    In his 2006 Australia Day speech, Prime Minister John Howard said, “all Australian’s have the right to express culture, beliefs and participate in National interests” 1. This essay raises the question about whether assimilation will create a tolerant Australia. Or is it a case of how long

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  • Personal Self Assessment

    Personal Self Assessment Self assessment is a process in which you examine yourself in attempt to discover and learn more about yourself. Your likes, dislikes, behaviors, attitudes and habits can be found during this process. You can use the discoveries to your advantage by accepting or

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  • Berlin Wall

    A Piece of History A seventh grader asks his dad about the eighties. Unfortunately his dad can't remember anything about the eighties;and the older sister helps him remember the past. “Berlin Wall Piece,” by Sam Shepard is a story where a small piece of concrete helps a crazy father remember

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