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    Erin Brockovich and The Promise C. Wright Mills was known for coining the term and writing the book The Sociological Imagination‚ term and book know by every sociologist to date. This referred to the intersection of history and biography‚ meaning that every individual is influenced by the past and that in turn reflects their decisions and their lives. Hence writing his or her own biography throughout life based on what an individual has experienced in the past. These influences are based on society

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    In the movie Erin Brockovich‚ Julia Roberts plays a poor single divorced mother of three children‚ who is not very educated but has a desire to fight for the rights of others. Erin Brockovich is an inspirational woman who is determined to fight for her citizens. In the movie‚ Erin is used to the constant rejection of job applications due to her lack of qualifications and her sense of fashion by wearing short skirts‚ skimpy tops and she was classified as a sex symbol. Julia was hired in the legal

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    Erin Brockovich Reaction Paper Erin and Mr. Masry‚ her boss were facing big problems on its huge case againts PG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) were which is a billion dollar company. While Erin investigating and collecting data on this case she came across a file regarding one of the clients that really intrigued her and decided to explore it. Later on she found out that the neighboring village of a PG&E factory had contaminated water due to the PG&E operations. She interviewed

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    Introduction Erin Brockovich is a movie that dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovich’s legal fight against the energy giant Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). The film is directed by Steven Soderbergh and actress Julia Roberts plays the lead role for which she subsequently won the Academy Award for Best Actress.The movie brings into light the events Erin Brockovich went through in her life in the 1990’s‚ from being an unemployed single mother‚ to filing litigation against PG&E‚ and winning a huge

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    Erin Brockovich is an unforgettable movie. Based on a true story‚ it follows a woman named Erin Brockovich. She is a single mother with three children. She is unemployed and has about $17 in her bank account. In the beginning of the movie‚ she gets into a car accident. She meets her lawyer‚ Ed Masry‚ suing the doctor she collided with. He gives her a job in his office. While working‚ she discovers files on Pacific Gas and Electric offering to buy homes of residents of Hinkley‚ California‚ Erin’s

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    selected to for this assignment is Erin Brockovich. This movie is not only one of my favorites‚ it also parallels one of our class themes‚ "American Dream to American Nightmare". Although less obvious‚ it also demonstrates our class theme of "reification". Because it correlates with two of our fours class themes‚ I have decided to write on Erin Brockovich. One of the appeals of Erin Brockovich is that the movie is based on a true story. In a nutshell‚ Erin rises from being an uneducated impoverished

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    Ethical Code of Conduct: Group Erin Brockovich ------------------------------------------------- Team Objective Our group has the task of watching and ethically analyzing the movie Erin Brockovich using a powerpoint presentation. Three ethical theories need to be used‚ explained and directly linked back to the movie in our 30 minute presentation. From these three theories‚ three separate resolutions need to be presented for consideration. Our group needs to include outside research while discussing

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    seriously injured victims of negligence and corporate injustice and Erin Brockovich is one of their employees. They have a reputation as a leader in Environmental Tort cases‚ which a major part of their focus‚ but they also represent clients with Catastrophic Personal Injury‚ Traumatic Brain Injury‚ Product Liability and other types of Class Action matters throughout the country. While doing her clerical duties‚ Erin Brockovich became nosy about one particular case involving real estate deals in

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    Erin Brockovich as an unemployed single mother of three children who‚ after losing a personal injury lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in‚ asks her lawyer‚ Edward L. Masry‚ if he can give her a job in compensation for the loss. You get a hint of Erin’s true nature early in the movie when you see Erin’s idea of asking for employment. She simply showed up at the law firm and started working‚ telling the other employees that Ed Masry had hired her. When he does show up‚ she plays

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    In the film Erin Brockovich‚ a poor single-mother‚ Erin‚ begs for a job as a secretary. When she gets interested in a family’s medical problems‚ she uncovers a huge cover-up from a company who knowingly contaminated the town’s water. As she digs deeper‚ Erin finds herself leading her law firm in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history. Research on audiences suggests that social positions affect interpretations. It acts as a central mediator of the interpretive process –

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