Social Issues Essays
"I have a dream." In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. campaigned against the segregation of Blacks. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi led hundreds of Indians on a long march to protest against salt tax. In 1949 the International Labor Organization (ILO) appealed on the "Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining." On August 29th, 2004, 250,000 people gathered in New York to protest against the petroleum dependent regime, and nowadays we hear stories of people killing, being killed, stealing, robbing, and rapi...
- Perspectives in Adulthood
Perspectives of My Life from Eighteen to Fifty-Two
Adult and Family Development/BSHS371
March 12, 2012
Perspectives from Eighteen to Fifty-Two
Born in the summer of 1958, one is called a baby-boomer. This baby-boomer turned fifty-three this past August. And in the last fifty-three years has gone through more than most people should experience in one life time. In this paper the reader will get a glimpse of the life of the writer from age eighteen ...
- child development
Every parent has their own personal feeling towards their child’s teachers depending on first impressions and many other factors. There are four common factors that affect many parent- teachers relationships. The first is the essential differences between teaching and parenting. Next is the maneuvering over each other turfs and being able to work hand and hand without stepping on each others toes. Third is trust the parent has to be able to trust the teacher because they are leaving their child ...
- Fast Food Culture
Globalization is the process through which the entire world turns into a small village whose people have the same traditions, culture, language, and way of living and habits; including food habits. The implications of globalization on the Arab countries are various and remarkable for it has changed our concepts of many things.
“Food is the oldest global carrier of culture’’. Even though, globalization has brought us many food habits that are different from our culture for “food has always been ...
- Race and Ethinicity
Hispanic American Diversity
Hispanic American Diversity
Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Columbian Americans are four ethnic groups, who have much in common, yet remain separate ethnic groups. This paper will examine the linguistic, political, social, economic, religious, and familial status of these ethnic groups and summarize major differences and commonalties apparent among them.
Nearly 70 percent of Mexican American households speak both English and Spanish...
- couch potaoes
Community Design plays an integral part in the daily lives of the average people. By using the literatures available to the masses at large, a conglomeration of information can be compiled to show how can community design affect public health, specifically through the way in which community design encourages or discourages physical activity level particularly walking and bicycling.
In the event that simple exercises and routines are incorporated into daily schedules and activities, not unlike...
- The Way of the Gamer
The Way of the Nerd: A Polemic
I am a Gamer. Why does that sentence feel like an admission of guilt or the gunshot that leads to social suicide for so many people? Probably because very few people hesitate to tell me that gaming does nothing for me, that I’m wasting my time talking to strangers, making worthless money in an online world, becoming socially inept, and that I won’t be able to put my video game experience down on a job application. The truth is that gamers are subject to a harsh st...
- “The Idiot Box that shows and talks”
“The Idiot Box that shows and talks”
“By: Bedig Hindoyian”
The square-shaped TV set, connected to an antenna or a receiver plays the role of a criminal behind four walls, a ceiling and a floor, going unnoticed. Since the advent of television, the effect of TV violence on society has been widely studied and vigorously debated. The etymology of the word has a mixed Latin and Greek origin, meaning "far sight": Greek tele, far, and Latin visio, sight (from video, vis- to see, or to view in th...
- Generation Gap
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’t communicate correctly most of the time, sometimes it is because neither knows what the other is interested in. Most of the children live under the same roof with their parents, but they rarely see one another, especially after the teenage years come along, the father always goes to work before the children are awake and the mother may go to work w...
13 September 2011
It is said it is the hardest job with the most sacrifices in the world. I couldn’t agree more. But in stating that Motherhood is also the most rewarding job I have ever had. Every day is an adventure, and every day you learn how to truly love and understand not only your child, but everyone you come into contact with. Motherhood is a complex concept with many sacrifices and heartaches but it also teaches you...
- ПРОБЛЕМИ ОРГАНІЗАЦІЇ ПРИМУСОВОГО АМБУЛАТОРНОГО ЛІКУВАННЯ
ПРОБЛЕМИ ОРГАНІЗАЦІЇ ПРИМУСОВОГО АМБУЛАТОРНОГО ЛІКУВАННЯ
Згідно зі ст. 12 Закону України «Про психіатричну допомогу» у психіатричну практику вперше за всю історію вітчизняної психіатрії вво-диться можливість призначення амбулаторного примусового лікування. Це, безумовно, значний прогрес, насамперед, з точки зору прав і свобод людини. З іншого боку, здійснення примусового амбулаторного лікування є реальною альтернативою як примусовій госпіталізації, так і психіатричній інституціоналізації ...
- College Lifestyle
When young adults finish high school the only thing that comes to their mind is freedom, the freedom of no rules and bossy parents. They imagine vivid pictures of what college might be like for them and for many young adults that freedom and college lifestyle means insane wild parties, no boundaries, and iniquities. These students believe that, much like high school, classes will be taken during the day and filled with all their friends. They imagine a lifestyle with no other worries besides an...
- Parents and Families as Partners
Education is a life long journey for every student and there are many factors that contribute to an ideal education. A number of these factors include having families and the school systems as partners. According to Morrison (2009), “the educational landscape today is that parents, families, and communities are as much a part of the educational process as are children, teachers, and staff” (p.485). In this paper I will discuss the six types of parent / family involvement on how parents and famil...
- poverty and corruption
Corruption And Poverty
What is POVERTY AND CORRUPTION?
Corruption occurs when one person seeks personal gain by taking unfair and hidden advantage of someone else’s position, status, or condition. It happens when the truth of a product, service, or activity is altered in such a way that another person ends up being cheated or endangered. The dictionary labels corruption as “evil” and something marked by “perversion, venality and dishonesty”. It is clearly considered by most to be...
- Single Family and Child Care Issues
Single Family Issues
As the years have progressed since attention has been given to the effect of being raised in a single parent household, there are more and more correlations to how children perform academically and socially as opposed to those that have both parents present. In a family set up, both the mother and father figure have distinctive roles to play to ensure that a child grows up to be a capable and w...