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Pornography In The Media Word Count: 2685 It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most
Press Freedom Word Count: 5716 From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England said, For the tabloids, day in and day out, no story is bigger than the royal family. All the tabloids employ royal-watching repor
Preventing School Violence Preventing School Violence: Many parents know that from their child’s first day of school, his or her safety is out of their hands. “They disappear into a world of mysterious cliques and rivalries, of grievances rendered in the primary colors of adolescent emotions and animated by comic book fantasies.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Preventing School
Private school vouchers Word Count: 2591 Private School Vouchers Proposals to use private school vouchers, a marketplace strategy, as a mechanism by which to improve the general quality of public education have produced a lively debate. Frequently, that debate has degenerated into a disagreement about whether public schools are as good as private schools or whether a given private school is better than a certain neighborhood public school. Other issues raised in these discussions include the ap
Problems In Intercultural Communication Word Count: 1681 Humans have been communicating since four million years. On the other hand, the birth of culture is estimated to have token place about 35,000 years ago. Today, both culture and communication have evolved considerably and have become interdependent of one another, to the point that communication is considered to be a product of culture. Thus, our own culture has a deep impact on our thoughts and behaviors. Since each culture has its disti
prostitution prostitution: Contrary to the popular stereotype of all prostitutes being crack victim persons who were raised in single parent families on the wrong side of the tracks, prostitutes vary tremendously in their background. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: prostitution [Text]: Prostitute Profile Contrary to the popular stereotype of all prostitutes being crack victim per
Racism and Slavery Racism and Slavery: Slavery has been a controversial issue in the United States for hundreds of years. Since the rise of slavery in the America, there have been numerous accounts of resistance and opposition. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Racism and Slavery [Text]: The Never-ending Battle Slavery has been a controversial issue in the United States for hundred
Racism in Canada Racism in Canada: The common belief that Canada is far less racist then their neighbors to the south is perhaps one of the greatest falsehoods of North American society today. Through out history, Canada has been home to many race-based atrocities. Because of time and lack of media attention these events have been buried. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issue [Paper Title]: Racism in
Same Sex Marriages Word Count: 703 Marriage is understood to be the decision of two people to commit themselves to each other. Marriage has no conditions, which would prohibit same sex partners. If we look closely at the purpose of marriage, we would see that it is actually in the best interest of our society to allow same-sex marriages. Marriage is an institution which promotes stability, family, and is societies lawful way of connecting two people. Marriage is more than just a way of making r
School Violence School Violence: According to Patrick J. Kiger, a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., most of the public is unaware of the rampant occurrence of violence in many schools. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: School Violence [Text]: Violence in South Florida Schools According to Patrick J. Kiger, a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., most of the public i
sexism in the bible sexism in the bible: The claim is often made that the Bible is sexist and that Christianity demeans women and makes them into second class citizens. While I do agree that sexism exists in Christian churches and that portions of scripture have been used to perpetuate sexism, the Bible does not condone discrimination in any manner. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]
Sexual Morality Sexual Morality: Sexuality is an arguable topic among individuals and can be perceived differently from person to person. How ought we view, or sex for the want of a better expression, put it into perspective in our lives? Is it a force whose end is the production of physical pleasure? -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: social issues [Paper Title]: Sexual Morality [Text]: Sexual Morality Sexuali
Sex Educations in the Schools Sex Educations in the Schools: Most America teenagers are sexually active and think nothing could ever happen to them. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: social issues [Paper Title]: Sex Educations in the Schools [Text]: Why Sex Education Should Be Taught In Schools Most America teenagers are sexually active and think nothing could ever happen to them. But, many of them are misinfo
Should The United States End Drug Prohibition? Word Count: 5346 The Federal Government, while trying to protect us from our human nature, developed harsh anti-drug policies with the hope of eradicating drugs. At the time, these policies seemed simple enough: we will impose penalties on those who use substances illegally, we will intercept drugs coming from other countries while ending all drug cultivation in the States, and we will even try to prevent foreign governments from growing these subs
smoking smoking: Smoking in public places should be illegal, and today, we the affirmative team, will give you many reasons to prove why. People have been smoking cigarettes for hundreds of years, but it wasn\'t until recently that people started to realize exactly how bad cigarette smoking is. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: smoking [Text]: Smoking in public places should be ill
SMOKING: The number one cause of lung cancer SMOKING: THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF LUNG CANCER: Lung cancer is a disease in which a primary cancer (the original site where the cancer occurred) develops in the tissue of the lungs. Lung cancer was first described by doctors in the mid 1800\'s. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social issues [Paper Title]: SMOKING: THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF LUNG CANCER [Text]: SMOKING:
Social Class Differences Social Class Differences: Peer Influences–researchers say some low-SES students become part of resistance culture, these kinds of kids see it as selling out or trying to act like you\'re from the middle class if you make it in school, usually reject behaviors that would make them successful, i.e. cooperating with others, studying, coming to class, etc. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]:
Social effects of pornography Word Count: 5471 It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the
Social Issues Social Issues: Cults have been characterized as domineering and persuasive. Cults are willing to prey on any social class and gender in order to attain another member. The increasing popularity of joining cults is reflected on “economic status, social class, and emotional state” (Singer p.16, 1995). -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Social framework in cult behaviour
somalia somalia: Somalia, or Somali Democratic Republic is a third world country located in Eastern Africa. Somalia is a peninsula surrounded by the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian ocean to the east and south, Kenya to the southwest, Ethiopia to the west and Djibouti to the northwest. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: somalia [Text]: Somalia and my views on war. Somalia, or S
Soul Of Plitics Word Count: 1161 As a political activist, Jim Wallis, the founder of Sojourner magazine, wrote an excellent book called The Soul of Politics: Beyond Religious Right and Secular Left . In his book Wallis tells us about the problems afflicting our country and that they must be remedied. His title is accompanied by the phrase Beyond Religious Right and Secular Left . By this he means his book is for everyone, not just liberals or conservatives, but for all people. The object of the
Staying Strong Staying Strong: Although a lot of today’s music deals with problems in society, hip-hop stands ahead of all other forms of music in dealing with social problems. Predominantly black, hip-hop music deals with issues and problems facing the black youth mostly in the inner cities. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Staying Strong [Text]: “Staying Strong” Although a lot o
stereotypes stereotypes: -- Dumb jocks! , Women don\'t belong there, doing that! , He must be a criminal, just look at his clothes. How often have we heard somebody mention these things, yet, how often have we said something similar? -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: stereotypes [Text]: -- Dumb jocks! , Women don\'t belong there, doing that! , He must be a criminal, just look at hi
The Struggle is not Over The Struggle is not Over: Although things seem to be better for African – Americans when compared to the civil – rights area: the black middle class has grown by an estimate of 40 percent, and there has been a jump from 300 political elected officials in 1965 to over 8, 500 in 1995. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: The Struggle is not Over [Text]: The Stru
STUTTERING STUTTERING: American society has a notion that woman must be super skinny. This notion has caused a rise in eating disorders. The body images are related to the different levels of self esteem. Poor body image is associated with depression. Researchers have found that white women have the highest rate of anorexia and bulimia -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: STUTTERING [
Swift Swift\'s Proposal- Melville\'s Bartleby: The authors of the selected works, Jonathan Swift\'s essay A Modest Proposal and Herman Melville\'s Case: Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street , the reader can imagine the poor working conditions in the early time of our industrial growth. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: social issues [Paper Title]: Swift\'s Proposal- Melville\'s Bartleby [Text]: A com
Teenagers And Drugs Word Count: 1612 Effects of Drugs on Adolecents Drug use is the increasing problem among teenagers in colleges today. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, these years most crucial in the maturation process. During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs ar
teenage drinking teenage drinking: Teenage drinking has become one of the largest social issues among young people in America today. Although more than half of high schoolers drinks on a regular basis, the problem is that they are not aware of how dangerous alcohol can actually be. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: teenage drinking [Text]: Teenage drinking has become one of the lar
Teen smoking Teen smoking: Marijuana is the least harmful drug, but it does have negative health effects. Though moderate users of marijuana are taking less risks than a moderate tobacco smoker or alcohol consumer. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Teen smoking [Text]: Negative effects of Marijuana Marijuana is the least harmful drug, but it does have negative health effects. Thoug
Television Violence Television Violence: Violence in today\'s society is greatly increased by visions of violence on television. Children are among those who are influenced the most by violence they see on many television programs. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: Television Violence [Text]: Violence in today\'s society is greatly increased by visions of violence on television. Ch
terrorism terrorism: Over the past Century, terrorism has evolved from random killings to massive plans for terrorist groups. To understand terrorism you must first describe it. There have been many different definitions of terrorism. The one that truly describes it is; Terrorism can not specifically describe terrorism because people will interpret it differently. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issue
The Glen Ridge Rape Word Count: 2091 Bernard Lefkowitz’s Our Guys raises a lot of issues, all of which have been discussed throughout this semester. Just a few pages into the book, words had already begun to jump out at me, capturing my attention. “The kids in Newark, black and brown, speaking Spanglish, hoods over their heads, wheeling their stolen cars over to the local chop shop -- they were aliens in America. Strange, forever separate and separated from the American ideal. But these Glen Ri
The Hole In The Net Word Count: 2522 Our social safety net has a hole in it. The fibers of the net are decaying; the hole is getting bigger. More people are falling through, and the people with the least strength are holding the most of the weight. Three to four million Americans are homeless according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 5.5% cannot find jobs according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, and the figure is over twice that in the 20-24 year old age group,
The Media And Violence Word Count: 1028 The debate regarding the media\'s relationship to violence in society has been a hot issue for most of the past century. From the beginning of the wide use of mass media, from films to radio to television, researchers have tried to explain any association or correlation between media effects and violence. Of particular interest and concern has been the issue of violence in the media and the impact that this has on children. Although important research eff
The Pleasure Principle Word Count: 1525 The Pleasure Principle The Oxford Dictionary defines pleasure. It is a feeling of satisfaction or joy. It is enjoyment. It is a source of pleasure or gratification. It is formally a persons will or desire. Finally they define it as sensual gratification. Now if we put these all together in one sentence, pleasure is something that brings an overall feeling of satisfaction and gratification while fulfilling desires. If that doesn’t sound good, what does? We
Value Of Human Life Word Count: 2739 The beliefs and views of modern society are hypocritical and unjust. By the time an individual matures from a young child to an adult, they have been taught an uncountable number of life lessons. One of the outstanding lessons that each and every person has learned is that killing another human being is wrong. This is perhaps the first recognizable lesson on the value of human life. Most children know that killing is against the law and learn religiously tha
Violence In America..Will It Ever End? Word Count: 6589 Today in St. Paul two people were murdered. It has been reported that the two were fighting with a third party about a phone call that was made. The suspect is in custody and the case is under investigation,” a reporter in the ten o’clock news reports. “Spouse and child abuse are on the rise. This year alone over ‘6 million men, women, and children were victims of severe physical attacks from their spouses or parents’(article 16)*,” anothe
Welfare Word Count: 2160 Social Structure This essay will begin by describing the three spheres that tie society together. The main institution of society is the family or household which is broken up into thousands of units. Secondly, it will discuss the economic institution and its ties to the family. The use of labour power and how that effects the power struggle with the capitalist marketplace will also be discussed. Lastly, the political institution of government will be shown along with i
why should the U why should the U.S.A be the policemen of the world?: Should the U.S.A be the policeman of the world or should it stay isolated? The United States has been a super power for decades, and since America had always involved themselves in other countries’ problems. Instead of isolationism, the country has practiced getting involved; as a result, they suffered from many dramatic consequences. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright Du
WOMAN WOMAN: WOMEN WORKING AND RAISING A FAMILY Do you ever wonder how women\'s roles have changed in recent times? Originally women were in the household to take care of family matters such as cooking, cleaning, and children. Now in more modern times women\'s roles have expanded to working outside the home to take control of their families, and to work and take care of the children. Along with the increase of women in the work place the business of working at home and entreprenuership has beco
Women suffrage Women\'s Suffrage: Women of the early nineteenth century were considered to be second-class citizens. Women were assumed to love and obey their husbands, they were never to maintain a thought or express an opinion. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: social issues [Paper Title]: Women\'s Suffrage [Text]: Women’s Suffrage... Women of the early nineteenth century were considered to be second-class c
Women\'s Liberation Word Count: 736 WOMEN’S LIBERATION Over the last century, women have made incredible progress in their struggle to claim their equal rights and humanity; however, many issues presented in the “Declaration of Sentiments” are still prevalent in today’s society. Even after developing laws and regulations that sanction women’s rights, something even larger continues to oppress women, keeping them from true liberation. As one reads from the “Declaration of Sentiments” the list of
women and pornography women and pornography: While there are many women who oppose pornography because they think it degrades and demeans women, I believe that there are many women who approve of pornography due to the many positive benefits it has for them such as providing sexual curiosity opportunities and improving couples sexual relationships. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]:
Youth Word Count: 1768 INTRODUCTION: The federal government of Canada fifteen years ago, in 1984, the Liberal party changed the Juvenile Delinquents Acts to the Youth Offenders Act to have a “More human approach to the rights of young people before the law”(Leschild and Jaffe, 8:1991). In the present such as Premier, Mike Harris, of Ontario wants the federal government of Canada to scrap the Young Offenders Act. In 1999, the same party that came up with the act is making majors changes to the a
Computer Programming Computer Programming Choosing to do a research on a career can be a little easier to do when you have some or a general knowledge a particular field of work. There are many different types of jobs one can decide to undertake, one of which is in the most popular line of work today: Computer Programming. Although this line of work might seem a little tiresome but you might find it enjoyable by people with lots of patience and the will to do long and tidious work. Most program
Computer Security And The Law Computer Security And The Law I. Introduction You are a computer administrator for a large manufacturing company. In the middle of a production run, all the mainframes on a crucial network grind to a halt. Production is delayed costing your company millions of dollars. Upon investigating, you find that a virus was released into the network through a specific account. When you confront the owner of the account, he claims he neither wrote nor released the virus, but
Cyberspace and the American Dream: A Magna Carta for the Knowledge Age Cyberspace and the American Dream: A Magna Carta for the Knowledge Age This statement represents the cumulative wisdom and innovation of many dozens of people. It is based primarily on the thoughts of four co-authors: Ms. Esther Dyson; Mr. George Gilder; Dr. George Keyworth; and Dr. Alvin Toffler. This release 1.2 has the final imprimatur of no one. In the spirit of the age: It is copyrighted solely for the purpose of pr
Ethics in Cyberspace Ethics in Cyberspace Cyberspace is a global community of people using computers in networks. In order to function well, the virtual communities supported by the Internet depend upon rules of conduct, the same as any society. Librarians and information technologists must be knowledgeable about ethical issues for the welfare of their organizations and to protect and advise users. What is ethics? Ethics is the art of determining what is right or good. It can also be defined as
Internet Censorship Internet Censorship For centuries governments have tried to regular materials deemed inappropriate or offensive. The history of western censorship was said to have begun when Socrates was accused firstly, of denying the gods recognized by the State and introducing new divinities, and secondly of corrupting the young. He was sentenced to death for these crimes. Many modern governments are attempting to control access to the Internet. They are passing regulations that restri
Computers: Nonverbal Communications Computers: Nonverbal Communications CHAPTER 1: Rationale and Literature Review Magnafix says, Have you figured out the secret entrance to Kahn Draxen\'s castle? Newtrik sighs deeply. Newtrik says, I think so, but I haven\'t found the stone key yet! Magnafix grins mischievously. Magnafix gives a stone key to Newtrik. Newtrik smiles happily. Newtrik shakes hands with Magnafix. Newtrik says, Thanks! Magnafix grins broadly and says, No problem... Newtrik