Social Issues Essays
- Utopian and Cyberpunk Societies (new)
As I sat and listened to multiple political science essays in the last few weeks of my Honors Colloquium class, some essential concepts really stuck out to me and resonated in my mind. The idea of a utopian society that was brought forth in class got me thinking of how our world would be like today if we adopted some utopian methods of living. In America we are very blessed to live in the land of opportunity yet we are always focused on what is the next and best opportunity for us to seize. The ...
- women education
Importance of girls’/women’s education
Gender inequality in education is extreme. Girls are less likely to access school, to remain in school or to achieve in education. Education helps men and women claim their rights and realise their potential in the economic, political and social arenas. It is also the single most powerful way to lift people out of poverty. Education plays a particularly important role as a foundation for girls’ development towards adult life. It should be an intrinsic part...
- Research Paper: Government Responses to Poverty
Government Responses to Poverty
For my research paper, I chose the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka Snap. I know much of the basic of SNAP, but I know nothing to in depth about it. A lot of people I know have it and its such a big part of mine and those I know lives so I feel it\'s my duty to find out more about it. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides individuals and families with food stamps which can be used to purchase select food. Food sta...
- Cultural Memory and Historical Memory: The Difference
Flames engulfed the buildings, the fiery scenes played over and over again on the television screen. I was in first grade and it was hard to understand the massive amount of emotion poured into the situation. People wailed on the television screen, screaming and crying at what lay before their eyes. I did not know that history was happening before my eyes. I did not know that the date, 9/11, would forever be etched into my memory. The emotion I felt is what allowed me to remember 9/11 so vividly...
Argument Essay Final Draft Template
Step 5: Argument Essay Final Draft
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- Feeding the World Starting at Home
Feeding the World Starting at Home
This article was written to inform the public of the hunger in the world today. When we work together as a community people are fed and communities are happier and come together to share. It actually makes for a better living environment for our kids to grow up in and the elderly to not be forgotten.
It is hard to imagine that one in 7 people in this country go to bed hungry every ...
- the epidemic of obesity
Throughout the United States, obesity is increasing at an alarming rate. This problem alone may even become the next epidemic and cause for even more problems. In medical terms, obese means extremely fat, and very overweight. According to the National Center for Health Statistics 35.7% of the United States is considered obese. From 1990 to 2010 the United States had a dramatic increase in obesity.
What are the key contributors to that alarming statistic? A few factors come to mind...
Michael, Fresh to his friends, is a strong willed little man, smart and ambitious. He looks after himself; his mother is not mentioned much, his sister Nichole is a heroin addict, and his dad, Sam, has a story of his own. Fresh has learned how to ...
- business studies assessment 1 prelim
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- Rising trends in studying abroad
Rising trends in studying abroad
The inquisitive nature to explore new fields, cultures and customs backed up by better job opportunities, global exposure and a chance to traverse into new markets has prompted people from all over the world to leave their motherland and study abroad. Globalization, liberalization of rules and improved economic conditions has assisted them to realize their dreams. Recently an upward trend is observed in the number of immigrant students in many of the countries...
- Why Buy Expensive Clothes
Some people buy clothes just for the money they are spending. People say that buying more expensive things make them feel like they are getting a better quality; others just say it is more expensive because it is what is in fashion at the time. Media has shown us that buying brand name clothes makes us cooler or even prettier. It is wrong for the media to be smashing this nonsense into our heads because the more expensive it gets, doesn...
- Benefactors of Disaster
The present day Caribbean has changed dramatically from the Caribbean that Columbus sailed over 500 years ago. And then again, maybe it...
just for the sake of reading
Often we hear of the generation gap that huge gap between parent and child. Young people and adults do not know each other. Parents and children can...
Why is Marijuana an illegal substance today? With all the research on the benefits of Cannabis as a medicinal drug, why is the government allowing the sale of tobacco - known for its addictive tendencies - and calling Marijuana a ...
- Ethical Relevance
As we are growing up we are often told to think and act intelligently. Some examples include behaving when a guest is over, think before you say something, or to make smart decisions. Nowadays how many of us really think or act intelligently? The answer is not a lot. It is astonishing how many of us choose to behave in an inadequate way. There are many factors that mislead us from intelligent thought, some are intentionally and others are unintentionally. An example of intentionally would be wat...