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Society

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Building the NeighborWorks Database

NeighborWorks is a nonprofit organization located in Pocatello, Idaho. It was previously known as Pocatello Neighborhood Housing Services. They are funded by federal grants from the NeighborWorks American fund. This fund allocates funds that are to be reinvested in the community to sponsor programs such as community development and affordable...

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Social Change Definition

Social change refers to the changes in interactions between individuals as well as the relationships that transform social and cultural institutions (Dunfey, 2017). It may occur over an extended period and most often than not has a long-lasting implication on the society. Instances of social changes include those spearheaded by...

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Three Professions That Help And Assist Orphans

School counselor A school counselor is a profession that is related to career counselor. A student counselor assists the learners especially students to change and develop their social skills and academic success and also help the learners to succeed in the college. The careers counselor assist the students with decision...

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Abbreviated Mixed Methods Research Plan

Introduction:Within the United States of America, over 17% of the general population is currently without any form of health insurance (P.R. 2014). Among these individuals living without insurance is a significant number that do not believe they should be paying for insurance on any form of regular basis. Among these...

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Proscriptive and Prescriptive Norms

According to Coleman both proscriptive and prescriptive norms apply to certain actions with an accepted focus making them social norms. These are types of actions where the actor and another person (actor) automatically engages sanctioned behavior so they are a part of the control of what is going on. These...

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Social Norm-Breaking Experiment

Social Norms are rules of behavior that are considered to be socially acceptable. Many people tend to abide by social norms automatically as a means of conforming to society and gaining acceptance. Many people fear facing consequence by not abiding by social norms; for example, one may fear being ostracized...

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The Political And Social Climate During The 1960’S

The 1960’s and 70’s can be described as a very painful time in American history. Black people endured a struggle against an oppressive government which supported the mentality of white supremacy. White people struggled against one another. One sector of white America wanted to maintain the segregation and laws that...

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Article Critique: The Early Catastrophe

Hart and Risley (2003) investigated how socioeconomic status has an impact on early learning by studying the words used by parents around the children and then measuring the vocabulary of the children at various ages. This was for the purpose of understanding the development of language skills in relation to...

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The Value And Impact Of Public Libraries

The digital era has brought considerable challenges to the further evolution of public libraries as sources of information. At the same time, these challenges should not be treated as threats, but rather turned into opportunities of rethinking the function of libraries. Their place in a society should escape a conservative...

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Inspirational Woman: Chef Ann Cooper

Ann Cooper is a professional chef and someone who has dedicated herself and her life to improving the eating habits of children in America. Her own website states that she has helped to provide healthier food for more than 400,000 children (CAF, 2016). Cooper runs the Chef Ann Foundation which...

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Transition into Adulthood

The transition into adulthood may differ depending on cultural traditions and rites of passage from adolescence to adulthood. The transition into adulthood is also a time for relationships and romance from a normative perspective. “In North America today, typical rites of passage are baptisms, bar mitzvahs and confirmations, school graduation...

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The Puritan Society and the First Witch Craft Trials in the U.S.

While most people are familiar with the Salem Witch Trials in the U.S. and even abroad, which took place in Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693, this was not the first period of such persecution in the U.S. Almost 50 years prior to the famous Salem Witch Trials, very similar pursuit,...

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Should Texting While Driving Be Banned in Texas?

Recently the state of Texas passed into law a texting while driving ban effective September 1, 2017. Drivers found in violation of the new law are fined between $25 and $99. Repeat offenders can receive penalties upwards of $200. Since the arrival of the Smartphone, users have discovered a whole...

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Groupthink & Group Polarization

When one refers to the evaluation of groupthink and group polarization, the context of terrorism and the applications to that phenomena play an inevitable role from the behavioral and social perspective. Namely, while referring to the phenomena from the psychological perspective, the definition for group polarization should be provided. In...

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Connect to Updike and Pascoe

In the fifth chapter titled, Look at MY Masculinity! Girls who act like Boys, Pascoe explores masculinity of females by breaking the chapter into various sections. The titles include, the Homecoming Queen, Embodying masculinity, Gay/Straight Alliance, The Tomboy Pasts, and Rebecca and the Basketball Girls. In the different sections, the...

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Urban Sprawl and Resource Availability

Urban sprawl describes a phenomenon where increasing numbers of citizens move from rural locations to urban cities; in order to accommodate the population growth, cities will then increase in size and require additional infrastructure, land area and resources to maintain this population. This phenomenon has been observed in the United...

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Connect Brook Hall to Springer

Women: Sexuality and Racism Brook Hall’s (2012) journal article, “Queering my Sexuality”, focuses on the elements of homosexuality and gender. This article addresses general female sexuality and the elements of coming out of the closet while at the same time being a sexual person who self-defines her sexual needs and...

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No Pity by Shapiro Report

The very first quote the reader arrives at in the first chapter of No Pity sets the stage for everything that will follow. It is a quote fraught with connotative difficulties for the typical reader: “Pity oppresses” (Shapiro, 1993, p. 13). Though most people doubtlessly feel that pity is not...

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Prominent Social and Behavior Characteristics of FAS: An in Depth Review

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or FAS, is a clinical disorder arising from consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. Largely known for its physical characteristics, FAS can also cause long-term social and behavioral effects that last a lifetime. This paper will focus largely on the social and behavior effects of FAS, while touching...

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Closing Case – A Personal Crusade

Answer Question 1Diverting corporate profits to fight a childhood disease could be considered a legitimate CSR initiative under the right circumstances since the cause meets the criteria of being a philanthropic cause. The problem with the actions of the CEO of DM Bicycle Company is that he is attempting to...

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