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David Bélanger
ETHICS MAJOR ESSAY OUTLINE-
OPINION ON PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION
Introduction:
Public displays of affection are demonstrations of physical intimacy in public. * Vaquera, Elizabeth, and Grace Kao. "Private And Public Displays Of Affection Among Interracial And Intra-Racial Adolescent Couples."Social Science Quarterly (Blackwell Publishing Limited) 86.2 (2005): 484-508. Academic Search Premier. Web. 29 Oct. 2012. * Richter, Duncan. Why be good? Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2008 * Comment, Kristin M. "Charles Brockden Brown's "Ormond" And Lesbian Possibility In The Early Republic." Early American Literature 40.1 (2005): 57-78. Academic Search Premier. Web. 29 Oct. 2012. * Hewitt, Jay, and Mushubab A. Alqahtani. "Differences Between Saudi And U.S. Students In Reaction To Same- And Mixed-Sex Intimacy Shown By Others." Journal Of Social Psychology 143.2 (2003): 233-242. Academic Search Premier. Web. 29 Oct. 2012. * Intimate relationships

Research question: Should public displays of affection be accepted in society? Thesis statement: Public displays of affection should be accepted in society as long as it is not exaggerated or inappropriate. Paragraph 1- Case study:

The study of interracial and intra-racial adolescent couples in the United States, using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. A close look on Whites, African-American, Asian American, Hispanic and Native display of affection on three different levels, public display, private display and intimate physical contact, both interracial and intra-racial. Conducted by Elizabeth Vaquera in June 2005. Source: Vaquera, Elizabeth, and Grace Kao. "Private And Public Displays Of Affection Among Interracial And Intra-Racial Adolescent Couples."Social Science Quarterly (Blackwell Publishing Limited) 86.2 (2005): 484-508. Academic Search Premier. Web. 29 Oct. 2012. Paragraph 2- Viewpoints:

Charles Brockden Brown was in favor of public displays of...
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