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Nursing Assessment Of Blood Donation Practices
Nursing Assessment Of Blood Donation Practices Running head: COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT A Community Assessment of Erie County Volunteer Firefighters and Blood Donation Department of Nursing Table of Contents I. Background Information on Affiliating Agency. II. Definition of Community .. III. Approaches Used to Assess Community .. IV. Description of Survey .. V...

Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action The affirmative action program is important because it gives job opportunities for many people regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, and national origin. The work force should be well represented by the different ethnic backgrounds of our society. Some people look at affirmative action as reverse discrimination, but this program doesn\'t guarantee employment based on race, ethnicity, or gender. The affirmative action program gives equal consideration to individual...

Prejudice
Prejudice When a person hears the word prejudice, he or she might think it only refers to the racial prejudice often found between those with light skin and those with dark skin. However, prejudice runs much deeper than a person\'s color. Prejudice is found between gender, religion, cultural and geographical background, and race. People have discriminated against others based upon these attributes from the beginning of time. Prejudice has become a complex problem in our society today and much of...

Euthanasia: One of todays most prevalent ethics is
Euthanasia: One of todays most prevalent ethics issues Euthanasia can be considered one of the most prevalent problems when dealing with the ethics of patient treatment. Should people have the right to end their own lives when prolonging it will only cause them more pain? Should families who love someone so much, that they don\'t want to lose them, cause them more pain by keeping them alive. What makes that more ethically correct then letting them die? The more you look into this issue the more ...

Isreal Conflict
Isreal Conflict 1. Where did the Jews get their name. 2 compare and contrast Arab tribes to Hebrews and the people of Muhammad. The term Judaism came about after the establishment of the state of Israel when the tribes divided into two, the northern and Judas kingdoms, ca 922-587 B.C.E. The customs and belief systems of these nomadic tribes to be later identified as Arab tribes were very similar to the Hebrews\'; however, the Arab tribes developed in some subtle ways. They remained nomadic, wher...

Genocide
Genocide Wouldn\'t it be scary if someone suddenly decided that you should disappear because he thinks you do not have the right to live because of your race or religion? Scary yes, but definitely possible. The word genocide, which is also known as ethnic cleansing, is certainly not uncommon to anyone living in this not so perfect world, full of violence, hatred and discrimination. Throughout the decades, genocide has taken place in more than one occasion, causing wars, slaughters and mass destr...

Are Group Rights Justified?
Are Group Rights Justified? Are differentiating measures justified in the name of a group right or interest or should they be condemned as violating the rights of individuals to equal treatment? It has been argued that differentiating measures that grant rights exclusively to groups are unjust as they trespass on the individual\'s fundamental right to equal treatment. This essay seeks to prove that when applied in a fair manner group rights can enhance the equality of treatment received by th...

Costco - Stack it high and sell it cheap!
Costco - Stack it high and sell it cheap! Costco - A Cathedral of Consumption Costco, most certainly, is a Cathedral of Consumption. Costco has contributed to individuals consuming far more than they need to consume. It has become a place of hyper-consumption and their great size is enchanting to many shoppers. Thus, going to Costco has become a family outing for some people. Above all, Costco is evolution, on a scale that is easy to examine. First people purchased needed items at a Town Fai...

Does the law relating to Obscenity and Blasphemy c
Does the law relating to Obscenity and Blasphemy constitute too great a restriction on freedom of ex Written by: Hafsah The right to freedom of expression is a fundamental right, which has not traditionally been prescribed by law, but can be considered more of a moral right. However the enactment of the Human Rights Act 1998 incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights into domestic law, Article 10 of which creates a right to freedom of expression. Article 10 (1) states "Everyone has the...

Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment Susan Carlisle 12/18/00 Hour G Dead Man Walking Throughout the years I have had great interest on the topic of capital punishment. The question is whether or not there is justice in capital punishment. I have spent the past few years of my life researching both sides of this issue to determine whether justice presides. In the past years many lives have been taken by the government, but its not just lives they take but the rights of people. But why should I blame myself for th...

POPULATION REDISTRIBUTION
POPULATION REDISTRIBUTION By: DKM E-mail: [email protected] Population redistributions based on ethnicity have defused intense rivalries in the recent past, and could be a solution to the internal ethnic crises for nations such as the former Yugoslavia. Currently described by the media as "ethnic cleansing", Population redistributions have been the focus of much controversy throughout U.S. and world history. To those affected, Population redistributions can be economically and emotionall...

Must Individual Rights Be Supplemented By Some For
Must Individual Rights Be Supplemented By Some Form Of Group Rights There are two main forms of group rights, characterised by the way in which they are distributed and exercised. The first example of group rights is a differential distribution of individual rights. In this model, an individual may have more rights than others on the basis of some kind of \'selection criteria.\' The most common being on the grounds of race or ethnicity, for instance in the former South Africa, rights were distri...

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None Provided16 Juan Concepcion Managing Diversity in the Workplace Cultural diversity in the workplace is becoming more and more prevalent. Corporations in all industries are encouraging minorities, women, elderly workers, people with disabilities as well as foreign workers to join white males in the workplace. The following analysis will focus on these groups and how companies are encouraging them to join an ever-expanding workplace. Even if affirmative action is dismantled, diversity of the w...

Imperialism
Imperialism Imperialism Throughout time more powerful countries have extended their influence over weaker countries and then colonized those countries to expand their own power. Imperialism causes the stronger countries to grow and become nations or even empires. There are many examples throughout European history of nations enveloping weaker countries and increasing their own wealth and power to form strong nation-states and even empires. Through imperialism one culture is invading another cult...

Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action We didnt land on Plymouth Rock, my brothers and sisters Plymouth Rock landed on us! Malcolm Xs observation is brought out by the facts of American History. Snatched from their native land, transported thousands of miles in a nightmare of disease and death and sold into slavery, blacks were reduced to the legal status of farm animals. Even after emancipation, blacks were segregated from whites in some states by law, and by social practice almost everywhere. American...

Lillian Rubin, Families on the
Lillian Rubin, Families on the Lillian Rubin's book, Families on the Fault Line, goes directly to the experience of everyday people and shows how the connection between economic decline and racial tension is continuously reinvented in America. She interviewed 162 families in all, mostly white, but including a substantial number of blacks, Latinos, and Asians, many from families she had kept in touch with since first interviewing them for her book Worlds of Pain, written about twenty years before...

The Kurds - A Nation Without a State
The Kurds - A Nation Without a State Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe." (Bonner, p. 63, 1992) Over the past hundred years, the desire for an independent Kurdish state has created conflicts mainly with the Turkish and Iraqi populations in the areas where most of the Kurds...

Indian Betrayal
indian Betrayal Looking back at the history of the United States, there are many instances and issues concerning race and ethnicity that shape the social classes that make up the United States today. There are many stories concerning the American Indian that are filled with betrayal, but there is probably none more cruel and shameful as the removal of the Cherokee Indians in 1838. Blood thirsty for money and property, the white settlers would soon use dirty methods to drive the Cherokee out of t...

Kurds - A People Without a State
Kurds - A People Without a State Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe." (Bonner, p. 63, 1992) Over the past hundred years, the desire for an independent Kurdish state has created conflicts mainly with the Turkish and Iraqi populations in the areas where most of the Kurds liv...

Death penalty2
death penalty2 Does the death penalty prevent future crime? We are scared. Surveys find that the fear of crime is high and perhaps rising. So the question of prevention is important. General deterrence is the idea that punishing an offender "deters" others from committing similar crimes. But does the threat of the death penalty actually discourage others from killing and thus make us safer? If so, does it do so significantly better than other forms of punishment? Dozens of studies have examined ...

Japan
Japan Japan Geographical Setting Japan is an island country in the North Pacific Ocean. It lies off the northeast coast of mainland Asia and faces Russia,Korea, and China. Four large islands and thousands of smaller ones make up Japan. The four major islands- Hokkaido,Honshu,Kyushu and Shikoku form a curve that extends for about 1,900 kilometres. Topography Japan is a land of great natural beauty. mountains and hills cover about 70% of the country. IN fact, Japanese islands consist of the rugged...

The Politcal Correctness problem
The Politcal Correctness problem Political correctness, a concept originally meant to protect minorities and the under represented and thus strengthen the country, has in todays America become no more than a necessary evil and catalyst for the cult of ethnicity. In theory political correctness sounds like a very reasonable idea and when looked at very shallowly this remains the case. When it is more thoroughly looked at thought it dangers become more and more apparent. By creating a set of cor...

An Analysis of Orwell's Shooting an Elephant
An Analysis of Orwell\'s "Shooting an Elephant" An Analysis of Orwell\'s "Shooting an Elephant" Erika Moreno-Dalton In Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell finds himself in a difficult situation involving an elephant. The fate of the elephant lies in his hands. Only he can make the final decision. In the end, due to Orwell\'s decision, the elephant lay dying in a pool of blood. Orwell wins the sympathy of readers by expressing the pressure he feels as an Anglo-Indian in Burma, struggling with h...

Culture and Counselling
Culture and Counselling Culture may be defined in a broad and narrow context. The broad definition includes demographic variables ( age, gender), status variables ( social, educational, economic) and affiliations ( formal and informal), as well as ethnographic variables, such as ethnicity, nationality, language. Narrow definition of culture is limited to the terms of ethnicity and nationality, which are important for individual and familial identity, but the concept of culture in Counselling usu...

Racism
Racism As societies become more complex a complex change came about. The social system elevated entire categories of people above others, providing one segment of the population with a disproportionate share of money, power and schooling. To a considerable degree, the class system in the United States rewards individual talent and effort. But, our class system also retains elements of a caste system; Ascribed status greatly influences what we become later in life. Nothing affects social standing...

Essay Question 1: What are the elements of a good
abc Essay Question 1: What are the elements of a good online retailing (e-tailing) website? Give examples, including the web address of a firm\'s website that you feel uses these elements successfully The online stores are nothing but an extension of retailing. In net terminology it is known as E-tailing. If you go by definition, it is "E-tailing refers to retailing over the internet. Thus an e-tailor is a B2C business that executes a transaction with the final consumer. E-tailors can be pure pl...

Society
society Would God categorize his children? That is a question that I believe most would give a simple and direct answer: No. Would the United States categorize her children? Although the Amendment suggests that all men and women are created equal, the fact is that the citizens of the United States are constantly being classified by race, gender, and/or ethnicity. So, if indeed the United States is one nation under God, why do we continue to sort ourselves though unreasonable and unethical factor...

The Diversity Myth
The Diversity Myth The idea that diversity is one of the country\'s great strengths is now so firmly rooted that virtually anyone can evoke it, praise it, and wallow in it without fear of contradiction. It has become one of the great unassailably American ideas, like democracy, patriotism, the family, or Martin Luther King. The President of the United States glories in diversity. In May, 1995, in a message recognizing the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, William Clinton said, The Fifth of May off...

Cultural Diversity In Local Politics
Cultural Diversity In Local Politics Cultural Diversity in Local Politics Overview This paper explores the limits and potentials of ethnic and racial coalition building in Los Angeles. The demographic changes that have occurred in Los Angeles during the past twenty years have been extraordinary, both in scope and diversity. The area has witnessed a literal boom in population growth, increasing from 7 million in 1970 to 8.8 million in 1990. (US Bureau of the Census) However, it is the dramatic ch...

Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Affirmative action is the nations most ambitious attempt to redress its long history of racial and sexual discrimination, however in modern times and approximately forty years after the establishment of this policy, society is plagued with the issues of whether affirmative action is necessary, whether it is a benefit or detriment to society, and why it incites rather then eases the nations internal dilemmas after so many years of having been in effect. In the following parag...

The Racial Contract
The Racial Contract In The Racial Contract, it is argued that contemporary structures of white domination in the United States operate by means of an epistemology of ignorance for white people. White people inadvertently suffer from cognitive dysfunctions such that they cannot understand the racially (and racistly) structured world in which they live and, indeed, helped create. For Mills, while no person of any race is self-transparent, becoming a white person entails a particularly extreme form...

Ku klux klan
ku klux klan The Ku Klux Klan, better known as the KKK, was started in Tennessee in 1866. The people who believed in "White Pride" came together against the advancement of African Americans, Jews, and other minorities. The KKK members were very violent and used harsh actions to get their point across, but their actions were supported by their strong belief in their religion and the culture in which they were brought up in. The Klan did as it believed, they did what they thought was right and for...

Structure, Communication, Culture, and Motivation
Structure, Communication, Culture, and Motivation of a Company Structure The structure of a company is very important in order to be a successful company. Some companies tend to leave all the decisions and ideas to the top executives or consultants. Other businesses let anyone who works for the company to have a proposal introduced no matter what position the employee holds in the company. The company I work for would be considered "bottom- up", which means any employee can come forth with a sug...

Civil war 6
Civil war 6 The United States Civil War: A Time of Change and Equality for All The United States Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865, represented a time of major change around the world. This civil war that absorbed our nation during the mid 1860s not only fought for the rights of African Americans in the United States but for the rights and respects of African Americans around the globe. These times of fighting altered the lives of women living in a strongly patriarchal society by giving ...

Djibouti
Djibouti Despite 1992 constitutional changes that permitted the creation of four political parties, President Hassan Gouled Aptidon and the People's Rally for Progress (RPP), in power since independence in 1977, continued to rule the country. Djibouti's two main ethnic groups are the politically predominant Issa (the tribe of the President, which is of Somali origin) and the Afar (who are also numerous in Ethiopia and Eritrea). The Afar comprise the largest single tribe in Djibouti but are outnu...

Definition of race
Definition of race The word race is defined as one of the group of populations constituting humanity. Upon a first glance, the word seems easy enough to understand. However, what are these groups, and how does one categorize them? Who fits where, and why? These questions among others arise when thinking of race. Does race really exist? Genetically, a race may be defined as a group with gene frequencies differing from those of the other groups in the human species, although the genes in que...

Romeo and Juliet - 1968 and 1996 Movie Comparison
Romeo and Juliet - 1968 and 1996 Movie Comparison William Shakespeare\'s Romeo and Juliet is a cherished piece of literature that has been remade into movies many times throughout history. The 1968 version and the controversial 1996 version give different perspectives of Shakespeare\'s famous play. While the 1968 classical version of Shakespeare\'s Romeo and Juliet should be appreciated, the modern version portrays the complexity of love in a fast-paced society by using narrative and stylistic e...

Why Mitchell v Wisconsin Sucked
Why Mitchell v Wisconsin Sucked On June 11, 1993, the United State Supreme Court upheld Wisconsins penalty enhancement law, which imposes harsher sentences on criminals who intentionally select the person against whom the crime&is committed..because of the race, religion, color, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry of that person. Chief Justice Rehnquist deliverd the opinion of the unanimous Court. This paper argues against the decision, and will attempt to prove the...

Honor Killings
Honor Killings Honor Killings: Human rights violations against women have, for too long, been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Honor Killings [Text]: Human rights violations against women have, for too long, been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, nati...

Philosophy
Philosophy Nicholas Barker Philosophy March 25, 1999 One question that arouses us as humans is why are we here? When trying to answer this question, we have only come up with more questions. One of which, to what extent are you the product of your own conditioning? Basically meaning what choices we are able to make. As long as we are able to determine what is morally right and morally wrong, we can be held accountable for our actions. Of course there are exceptions to this, (like most rules) one...

Andy Putman
Andy Putman His100/401 4-20-2004 Review of 20th Century History South Africa: An Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Apartheid Imagine living in one of the most diverse nations in the world, a nation rich with culture, a cornucopia of race and ethnicity. Now imagine living in a nation in which racism is so steeped in the roots of its people, that the government not only condones but is a system created on the principles of racism. The people of South Africa for years lived in a nation which was ref...

Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Affirmative Action After the United States Congress passed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, it became apparent that certain business traditions, such as seniority status and aptitude tests, prevented total equality in employment. Then President, Lyndon B. Johnson, decided something needed to be done to remedy these flaws. On September 24, 1965, he issued Executive Order #11246 at Howard University that required federal contractors "to take Affirmative Action to ensure that applic...

Sociology portfolio
sociology portfolio What is Sociology? Sociology is the systematic study of human society. Peter Berger said in his book Invitation to Sociology that Sociological perspectives involves seeing the general in the particular, seeing the strange in the familiar and individuality in social context. Seeing the general in the particular is how sociologists look at the patterns of life in people\'s behaviour. Seeing the strange in the familiar is recognizing the impact society has on our lives. Individu...

Racism
Racism |Beginning in the mid-1970's, Ku Klux Klan groups | |began to apply a more respectable image. Some | |accepted women as members and set up youth groups. | |The KKK especially appealed to whites who resented | |both special programs designed to help blacks and | |job competition from blacks and recent immigrants. | |Approximately 15 separate organizations existed, | |including the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the | |United Klans of America, and the National Klan. | |By 1980, Klan membershi...

sexuality
sexuality TOPIC QUESTION: Discuss the key differences between an essentialist and social constructionist explanation of sexuality. Specified word limit margin: Between 1800 2200 words Due date 24th May 2002. Referencing by Harvard Author/Date system. Introduction Explaining human behaviour has fascinated and intrigued theorists of Science, Psychology, Philosophy and Sociology for centuries. Unraveling the mysteries surrounding human behaviour have instigated research and study from a broad r...

Organ Donation
Organ Donation Harry Wilson is one lucky man; even Harry\'s doctors cannot believe how lucky he is. You see, Harry, at age 54, was dying. He had to have both of his kidneys removed, they were failing and he had been on an organ donation list for the past two years without success. Harry\'s children were tested for compatibility but without success. Harry\'s own brothers and sisters were tested for compatibility but still no success. Now you may ask, how in the world could anyone consider Harry W...

Race Issues
Race Issues 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...

Latin American Chage
Latin American Chage Over the course of the past half-millennium, the 33 countries that now comprise Latin America and the Caribbean have gone through drastic change. Since the discovery of the New World in 1492, each country has gone through some level of colonization by a European power and transition to its current state. During this period the regions have seen political, social, religious and economic transformations of various degrees. Nevertheless, many scholars argue that regardless of t...

Emmigration
Emmigration ALL PAPERS ON FILE ARE ONLY $9.85/PAGE!!! MORE EXAMPLE TERM PAPERS ON U.S. HISTORY 18th Century United States [1770s-1799] 19th Century United States [1800-1899] 20th Century United States [1900-1999] COMPARATIVE (All Periods) BELOW... History / Myth, Hope, Or Reality ? : A 5 page evaluation of the current state of history as a science. The writer addresses our tendency to change reality to make it more tasteful. We are essentially left with the question of what becomes of truth when...

Book Review: Nemesis
Book Review: Nemesis Book Review: Nemesis Name of Book: Nemesis Author: Isaac Asimov was born in 1920 in Petrovichi, Russia. When he was three years of age, his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Brooklyn, New York. Asimov turned to full time writing in 1958. This accomplished writer is best known for his novels dealing with science fiction. However, his works extend to other subjects. These include humour, mystery, history, and some volumes involving the Bible and Shakespeare...