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Girlfriends (show)
Girlfriends (show)
Girlfriends (show) The T.V show Girlfriends is very eye catching for young women between the ages of 16-35. It deals with girl related issues, for example: what am i going to wear on my first date, or do i look fat? These are some of the topics friends talk about. The show is based on four African American women who have been friends since early childhood, it takes place now in the present. The girls are in there mid-20\'s-early 30\'s. The characters names are Jone, Tony, Mya, and Lin. Some of t
Racial Profing
Racial Profing
Racial Profing It is obvious that significant improvements have been made in the way that the criminal justice system deals with Blacks during the history of the United States. Blacks have not always been afforded a right to trial, not to mention a fair one. Additionally, for years, Blacks were unable to serve on juries, clearly affecting the way both Blacks and whites were tried. Much of this improvement has been achieved through various court decisions, and other improvements have been made th
The Fall Of The Roman Empire
The Fall Of The Roman Empire
The Fall Of The Roman Empire The Fall of the Roman Empire By: Dan Barfoot For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. The causes for the breakdown of the early Roman Republic cannot be attributed to a single event, trend or individual, rather it was due to a combination of all three in varying degrees. The principal and fundamental cause was the breakdown of the political ch
Immigration
Immigration
Immigration Immigration Open the book You asked about...immigration and citizenship. Turn to page 2. "Immigration Canada aims to contribute to a stronger nation by: ... protecting refugees at home and abroad" (Immigration and Citizenship 2). Turn to page 5. "Immigration assesses immigrants...standards that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion or sex" (Immigration and Citizenship 5). Disturbed? Turn to page 28. "Canada encourages the admission of b
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men Twelve Angry Men The jury in a trial is selected to examine certain facts and determine truth based only upon the evidence presented to them in court. It is assumed that the jurors will judge fairly and without any personal bias. In spite of this assumption people will be people and in some cases, logic and emotion will collide. An excellent example that shows precisely what I’m talking about is in the movie Twelve Angry Men. Twelve men who initially are strangers to each other have
Kao Corporation
Kao Corporation
Kao Corporation Executive Summary In this project, I have chosen the Fast Moving Consumer Product industry as the topic of study. First of all we will take a brief look at how the industry started in the late 19th century as soap making companies and slowly evolving into some of the most successful multidomestic company of today. Following we will have insight on the industry’s prominent characteristics and highlight some of the major players. We will also get an idea of the attractiveness of th
Cultural Diversity In The Workplace
Cultural Diversity In The Workplace
Cultural Diversity In The Workplace Cultural Diversity in the Armenian Community Abstract The cultural context for the Armenian person is the result of upholding and defending a way of life and values that have been maintained for centuries, for perhaps two thousand years. For that reason, although Armenians living in the United States today come from a variety of countries of origin, and may to some extent speak different dialects or even different languages, yet they have many cultural similar
Early Western Civilization
Early Western Civilization
Early Western Civilization The Return to Mecca, Muhammad and the Beginnings of Islam Muhammad, whose full name was Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn \'Abd Allah ibn \'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim, was born in Mecca around 570 AD after the death of his father, \'Abd Allah. Muhammad was at first under the care of his paternal grandfather, \'Abd al-Muttalib. Because the climate of Mecca was considered to be unhealthful, he was given as an infant to a wet nurse from a nomadic tribe and spent some time in the
Local Government In Tourism
Local Government In Tourism
Local Government In Tourism Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximises the benefits for not only t
Software Piracy
Software Piracy
Software Piracy In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U.S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry\'s piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Association indicated that approximately 35 percent of the business software in t
HISTORY
HISTORY
HISTORY A well made movie about the Alamo is well overdue. In the past there have been many movies that have tried to recreate the events of those unforgettable thirteen days. However, they have all ceased to hit the nail on the head. I have lived in San Antonio my whole life and it wasn\'t until recently that I have come to a better understanding of the story that is the Alamo. There are many things to consider when making a movie about the Alamo. Issues concerning racism, authenticity, and his
Indians Vs. The Constitution
Indians Vs. The Constitution
Indians Vs. The Constitution They are Native Americans who are trying to build better lives for themselves but are stopped in there tracks by the state supreme court. Proposition 5 passed in November of 98, which would allow more gambling in the Indian reservations. The proposition was ruled to be unconstitutional. Now the Indians are rebutting the fact that they are sovereign and the ballot was passed. Under existing law, Indian tribes operate as semi-sovereign nations, and are liable under fed
Is Peace Possible Between Israel and Palestine?
Is Peace Possible Between Israel and Palestine?
Is Peace Possible Between Israel and Palestine? “The Arab world is not in a compromising mood… Nations never concede; they fight. You won’t get anything by peaceful means or compromise. You can, perhaps get something, but only by the force of your arms…But it’s too late to talk of peaceful solutions” (Bard 1). The Arab League Secretary Azzam Pasha said this statement on September 16, 1947, eight months before the state of Israel was established. The Arabs held this mentality in a time when Israe
Greenland
Greenland
Greenland The geography of Greenland is quite ironic considering its name. Greenland is located in the northern part of North America. It is between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada. Greenland’s area is approximately 2,715,600 square kilometers. Its area is slightly more than 3 times the size of Texas. It is the largest island in the world. It is also primarily by the Davis Strait and Baffin Bay and from Iceland on the east, by the Denmark Strait. Greenland’s te
To Go Or Not To Go
To Go Or Not To Go
To Go Or Not To Go Euthanasia In recent years, Euthanasia has become a very heated debate. It is a Greek word that means "easy death" but the controversy surrounding it is just the opposite. Whether the issue is refusing prolonged life mechanically, assisting suicide, or active euthanasia, we eventually confront our society’s fears toward death itself. Above others, our culture breeds fear and dread of aging and dying. It is not easy for most of the western world to see death as an inevitable pa
Study Of The Causes Of The Juvenile Crime Rate Inc
Study Of The Causes Of The Juvenile Crime Rate Inc
Study Of The Causes Of The Juvenile Crime Rate Increase From 1990 To T From 1990 to to the present there has been a sharp increase in juvenile crime across the United States. From 1996 to the present there has been a slight decline from the statistics in 1995(OJJDP). What was the cause for this uprise in juvenile delinquincy? I will discuss 2 different theories to why there was such an increase in juvenile crime rates. I will analyze the rise of the Gangsta-Rap culture in the early 1990\'s and h
Alcohol and drinking
Alcohol and drinking
Alcohol and drinking It was a rainy Wednesday afternoon and little Tommy was struggling to cross the slippery puddle- filled streets. The crossing guard at the corner felt a tug at her leg and it was Tommy waiting to cross. He waited patiently at the corner until traffic seemed to clear. The crossing guard began to lead Tommy across the street when out of nowhere a car sped around the corner and without acknowledging the crossing pedestrians, ended little Tommybs life. Tommybs parents were calle
The act of the seventh age
The act of the seventh age
the act of the seventh age SOCW 2361 Research Project 4-04-02 Research Question: How does a child cope with the loss of a parent who suffered from AIDS: Introduction: This research study will show the challenges that children face when dealing with the loss of a parent due to the AIDS virus. The sources for the research have come from the Tarrant County College Resource Center, online internet sites, and an interview with a social worker, Rebecca Wright, from the AIDS Outreach Center Youth Servi
Philip Morris
Philip Morris
Philip Morris Complete Philip Morris Marketing Analysis By: Mac Daddy E-mail: [email protected] Definition of Industry Market Concept The tobacco industry consists of many competitors trying to satisfy a specific customer need. Companies such as Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, and Lorillard hold almost the entire market share in the tobacco industry. While each company has different advertising and marketing techniques, they all target the same customer group. Tobacco companies t
Animal Rights Protests: Is Radical Chic Still In S
Animal Rights Protests: Is Radical Chic Still In S
Animal Rights Protests: Is Radical Chic Still In Style? Over the past fifteen years a powerfully charged drama has unfolded in New York\'s Broadway venues and spread to the opera houses and ballet productions of major cities across the country. Its characters include angry college students, aging rock stars, flamboyant B-movie queens, society matrons, and sophisticated fashion designers. You can\'t buy tickets for this production, but you might catch a glimpse of it while driving in Bethesda on
Ethics and the Internet
Ethics and the Internet
Ethics and the Internet No one denies that the Internet is the most useful tool for research, business, and education, yet the Internet is the subject of a topic that is as controversial as the legalities of abortion or homosexual rights: ethics and the Internet. Many racy, illegal, and controversial materials are available on the Internet such as pornography and pirated software; on the other hand, many educational tools are on-line as well. This brings a need for a case of ethics in the Intern
The Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation During the Revolutionary period, the United States and Britain had many conflicts. Between 1763-1776, there were issues among these two countries. Between 1780-1789, there were issues about the federal government and the states under the Articles of Confederation. Two of these issues happened to be the foreign affairs between Britain and the United States, and the economy of the federal government. Subsequently following the French and Indian War, which happened to
Domestic Violence and Abuse in Australia
Domestic Violence and Abuse in Australia
Domestic Violence and Abuse in Australia Refinance now homeowner even if you have bad credit. 185 loc Domestic Violence and Abuse in Australia Domestic violence is a significant social issue that has a major impact upon the health of women in society. Discuss this statement and identify the factors that may contribute to domestic violence. Domestic violence is known by many names including spouse abuse, domestic abuse, domestic assault, battering, partner abuse, marital strife, marital dispute,
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence One of the most complicated issues facing most health care professionals and governmental agencies today is that of domestic violence. Domestic violence encompasses any violence that is inflicted upon one family member by another family member. Thus, domestic violence can be described as spouse abuse, child abuse, sibling abuse, or elder abuse. Most authorities suggest that domestic violence is typically expressed in violence against women and children. Such a
To Download Or Not To Download
To Download Or Not To Download
To Download Or Not To Download The Internet is an extremely useful resource to obtain information on just about any topic. A relatively new feature of the World Wide Web is the technology for the sharing of music in MP3 format. A popular site to download “free” music is called Napster. This program allows people to share music files, discover new artists, and become part of the music community. Although Napster is controversial, the program should still remain accessible to Internet users and mu
Biology Assignment
Biology Assignment
Biology Assignment Biology assignment - In Vitro Fertilization. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), is the procedure whereby human babies are conceived, not in the womb but in a test tube or a Petri dish. This procedure has become one of the greatest developments in the world of medical technology. In Vitro Fertilization has given infertile couples the chance to conceive and bear a child from a full term of pregnancy. Without this procedure, their infertility would render them childless. There are man
BEING
BEING
BEING Ethical Issues The phrase “professional ethics” is stated as a meaning of morality. Morality to the business world suggests how one should behave toward oneself and toward other individuals: whether to be friendly or unfriendly or whether to be generous or greedy. These, and other questions dealt with in a field of study are called Professional Ethics. This paper’s intent is to enlighten the public’s perception of CPAs in today\'s society. It will cover all aspects of the field including:
Bleeding Ireland And Black America
Bleeding Ireland And Black America
Bleeding Ireland And Black America Bleeding Ireland and Black America Fall Road is deserted. Only a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be seen shivering in the adjacent park. We walk past the Catholic neighborhoods knowing, at any moment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire could lacerate the air on every side of us. Belfast is charming, apart from the harsh reality of guerrilla warfare and terrorism being common occurrences. For the first time, throughout my three month tour o
Cultural Dicersity/ With References
Cultural Dicersity/ With References
Cultural Dicersity/ With References Cultural Diversity in the Work Place In today\'s work environment, it has become more evident and vital than ever to foster cultural diversity. Business organizations that want to stay in business are integrating their global and local business efforts along with cultural diversification. However, the path that leads to cultural diversity is not an easy one. Issues and conflicts may slow down, and even restrain, efforts to integrate cultural diversity in the w
Middle Eastern History
Middle Eastern History
Middle Eastern History 1) Statecraft and the unity of state and religion The fact that three quarters of the Koran is focused on civil procedure makes us appreciate how important establishing the state was to Muhammad. He embedded in these procedures in the Koran because he wanted no separation between religion and state. For good reason, having no split between these two facets leaves no gray area of rule that conforms to one system and not the other. He did not want the loyalties of his people
Power's Separation
Power's Separation
Power\'s Separation It has proved true, historically, that there is a natural tendency of governments to assume as much power as possible. To prevent this from happening in the United States, the framers of the Constitution divided the functions of the federal government among three branches: the executive branch, legislature or the lawmaking branch and the judiciary. These should be separate and enjoy equal power and independence. This separation of powers is in direct contrast to the governmen
New Social Movements, how they arose and affect us
New Social Movements, how they arose and affect us
New Social Movements, how they arose and affect us. What factors account for the rise of new social movements and what effect have they had on contemporary society? We are all familiar with the stories of suffragettes burning their bras, and environmental enthusiasts breaking into labs and liberating rats back to the wild. But what caused women to abruptly rip of their pinnies, tell dad dinner\'s in the dog and start running around without appropriate underwear? What caused contented homemakers
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion Abortion Perhaps no contemporary issue inspires more heated debate than abortion - the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Many have witnessed and experienced the bitterness of such a controversial debate. There are two types of people in this world. Pro - choice activists believe in the right to choose a safe, legal abortion. Pro - life activists believe that abortion is murder. Why is the debate over abortion so emotional? Some argue about the rights of the fetus (unborn child) whi
Personal Goals I Want to Achieve As a University o
Personal Goals I Want to Achieve As a University o
Personal Goals I Want to Achieve As a University of Phoenix Student Personal Goals I Want to Achieve as A University of Phoenix Student Shawneequa T. Elliott University of Phoenix September 7, 2005 Personal Goals 1 Abstract The ultimate result of this paper will reflect my personal goals that I hope to achieve as a University of Phoenix student and which I have been and am trying to pursue and obtain. They are goals that I feel I need to have in life in order to survive, prosper, and succeed to
Reward systems
Reward systems
Reward systems Introduction Reward Management (RM) has been defined as the distribution of monetary and non-monetary rewards to employees in an effort to align the interests of the employees, the organisation, and its shareholders (O\'Neil, 1998). In addition O\'Neil (1998) also suggests that a RM system can serve the purpose of attracting prospective job applicants, retaining valuable employees, motivating employees, ensuring legal requirements relating to direct and indirect rewards are not vi
Law Enforcement and Immigration
Law Enforcement and Immigration
Law Enforcement and Immigration Two major periods of immigration influxes since the turn of the century as well as the transformation of the nation due to both illegal and legal immigration have determined large Hispanic communities in many Western states. States like Texas, for example, have struggled to define increasingly complex Hispanic communities and create a response, both in the government and in law enforcement, for addressing the needs of these large Hispanic communities. In recent ye
The Internet: Its Effects And Its Future
The Internet: Its Effects And Its Future
The Internet: Its Effects And Its Future Internet, its effects in our lives and the future of the Internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people\'s homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, the Internet is not a new phenomenon. Its roots lie in a collection of computers that were li
Privacy in Banking Industry
Privacy in Banking Industry
Privacy in Banking Industry How much do trust your bank or other institutions that have access to your financial and personal information? It may be time that all Canadians ask themselves this important question. This is a major issue in today\'s world. We are living in the Information Age, and with all the technological advances we experience daily, having access to any kind of information is literally at yours and everybody else\'s fingertips. This paper will focus on one of the most significa
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business
Ethics In Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry serious
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment There has been many controversies in the history of the United States, ranging from abortion to gun control, but capital punishment has been one of the most hotly contested issues in recent years. Capital punishment is the legal infliction of the death penalty on persons convicted of a crime. It is not intended to inflict any physical pain or any torture; it is only another form of punishment. It is irreversible because it removes those punished from society permanently, inste
Hitler1
Hitler1
Hitler1 Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian town of Branau on the 20th of April 1889. He came from a middle-class family that lived comfortably, although he suggested in his book Mein Kampf that his family was poor and his childhood was filled with hardship. His father Alois Hitler was a customs official with the Austrian Civil Service. His mother, Klara was a former servant girl and became Alois third wife. The young Hitler had ability but performed poorly at school. He reacted against
Sdjf
Sdjf
sdjf Race and class are increasingly important in the world today; yet, few sources focus on the similarities of these issues at a regional or global level. Ideologies of race were used to justify colonialism, conquest and annihilation of non-European peoples, slavery, indentured labor, fascism and Nazism. Yet, a common impression among men and women of color is that race and class issues are unique to their own particular community. Still, it is only through awareness of how these issues affect
Fetal Abuse
Fetal Abuse
Fetal Abuse When I was a senior in high school one of my classmates was pregnant and abusing cocaine during her whole pregnancy. This upset me so greatly and it still does today when I think about it. I felt angry with the mother, concerned and scared for the child, and I also felt confused about exactly what consequences the mother would face if anyone ever found out. Chapter fourteen in our textbook covers Fetal Abuse: The Case of Drug-Exposed Infants, so naturally I became very interested o
Government Internet Intervention
Government Internet Intervention
Government Internet Intervention Government Internet Intervention The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming more popular among those who are interested in, and have the time to surf the information superhighway. The problem with much information being accessible to this many people is that some of it is deemed inappropriate for minors. The government wants censorship, but a segment of the population does not. The Internet should not be considered a ba
Market
Market
market Many small businesses dont realize how important their company image really is. The following is a formula for low cost marketing for a small business to create or better their image. To find this formula I interviewed Evan Paull, the owner of a small sign making company based in Annapolis Maryland called Independent Sign Consortium or ISC. ISC was started in 1996 and has had a steady growth ever since. I also interviewed Allison Green, the marketing director of Revisions, Revis
European union 2
European union 2
European union 2 The European Union is a union of fifteen independent states bases on the European Communities that was founded in 1993 in order to enhance political, economic and social co-operation. The 15 participating countries are the following: - Austria - Germany - Holland - Belgium - Greece - Portugal - Denmark - Ireland - Spain - Finland - Italy - Sweden - France - Luxembourg - United Kingdom All these countries, although different in opinion, traditions, are united by a common ideal: t
Regulating The Internet: Who's In Charge
Regulating The Internet: Who's In Charge
Regulating The Internet: Who\'s In Charge Regulating The Internet: Who\'s In Charge James H Huff English 111G Fall 1996 The internet was started by the military in the late forties, and has since grown to an incredibly large and complex web, which will no doubt effect all of us in the years to come. The press has recently taken it upon themselves to educate the public to the dark side of this web, a network which should be veiwed as a tremendous resource of information and entertainment. Instead
Environmental Racism
Environmental Racism
Environmental Racism The Non-ethical Practice of Environmental Racism To begin with, a definition of environmental justice is necessary. This may be accomplished quite well by using ôThe Principles of Environmental Justiceö. They contain 17 principles ôdrafted and adoptedö in Washington, D.C. on the 24th through the 27th of October 1991by delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit. 1) Environmental Justice affirms the sacredness of Mother Earth, ecological un
Computer Crimes: Laws Must Be Pass To Address The
Computer Crimes: Laws Must Be Pass To Address The
Computer Crimes: Laws Must Be Pass To Address The Increase In Computer Crimes Computer Crimes: Laws Must Be Pass To Address The Increase In Computer Crimes THESIS: Laws must be passed to address the increase in the number and types of computer crimes. Over the last twenty years, a technological revolution has occurred as computers are now an essential element of today\'s society. Large computers are used to track reservations for the airline industry, process billions of dollars for banks, manuf
The Separtion Of Powers
The Separtion Of Powers
The Separtion Of Powers POLITICAL SCIENCE COURSEWORK THE SEPARATION OF POWERS It has proved true, historically, that there is a natural tendency of governments to assume as much power as possible. To prevent this from happening in the United States, the framers of the Constitution divided the functions of the federal government among three branches: the executive branch, legislature or the lawmaking branch and the judiciary. These should be separate and enjoy equal power and independence. This s