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CHILD ABUSE

I. INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is one of the most dangerous and serious problems confronting society, perhaps because of the helplessness and innocence of the victims. What is particularly bothersome about child abuse is that it occurs in all income, racial, religious, and ethnic groups and in urban and rural communities. Likewise, there is no uniform definition of what . . . .

I will never hurt your children; I love your children.' So thundered Fr. Percival D'Silva, trembling, in his sermon at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Chevy Chase, MD," wrote Maureen Dowd in her weekly column in the New York Times (Dowd, 2002). Fr. Percival has been one of the few to speak out against the defensive attitude of the Catholic Church—one of obfuscation, dishonesty and callousness . . . .

In her book, The Unruly Women of Paris, the historian and author Gay L. Gullickson clarifies a common misperception of history through unfolding a historical narrative and contrasting popular illustrations and images with historical documentation. She makes a contrast between the different images presented in contemporary culture between the behaviors of the women of Paris during the Paris . . . .

The Powerful Stakeholder Policy to Prevent Industrial Environmental Impact

Friedman's stakeholder theory emphasizes the critical function of stakeholders in determining company's goals and responsibilities. Responsibility in a corporation is stated as individual role of each employee and manager to act and report to the upper level and finally to the decision-making boards.

As . . . .

Florida's Homeless

Introduction and Demographics

Causes

Resources -Federal, State, Local

Needs

Closing

Florida's Homeless

The state of Florida is faced with a serious crisis in which there is no easy solution. The state is currently failing to provide adequate shelter and affordable housing for its rapidly increasing homeless population.

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Integrated Urban Port and Harbor Planning with Environmental Assessment and Coast Guard Facilities

Port planning is a multifaceted project that involves technical, operational, economic, social, and environmental aspects. The projects may range from terminal rehabilitation until altering the whole area into a communal park, involving several different aspects in economic, social, . . . .

comparison of Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males

This paper presents a detailed description and comparison of the Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males. The writer uses examples of similarities and differences to illustrate the point.

TAKING STEPS BACKWARDS

As the world continues to globalize, mankind pats itself on . . . .

Hmong (Asian) Culture

When America went to war in Vietnam, there were many victims. Among the most tragic were the Hmong people. Thousands fought and died for the Americans, taking orders and duties that were often the worst in the army, with little or no compensation. (Hmong FAQ: Immigration) When the Americans left, the veterans of their campaign in Laos underwent systematic . . . .

racial profiling in Law Enforcement

This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling in Law Enforcement. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the issues that surround racial profiling and discusses the various problems that are encountered. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

Racial profiling is a topic . . . .

Community Oriented Policing

Part A: Introduction:

new and comprehensive strategy against crime: Community Policing:

For the purpose of reducing neighborhood crimes, creating a sense of security and reduce fear of crimes among the citizens and improving the quality of life in the community, the community policing strategy will be proved to be the most effective one. The . . . .

Tourette Syndrome in Children

Introduction - What is Tourette Syndrome?

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurological disorder generally associated with tics. Tics are defined as either involuntary body movements, or involuntary vocal sounds that are usually repetitive. The occurrence of TS in children is about 1 of every 2000 children, with an increased occurrence in boys . . . .

The Three Paradigms of Spelling Instruction

Introduction

The three paradigms of spelling instruction are presented and compared in the article, 'Three paradigms of spelling instruction in grades 3 to 6' (Taylor-Heald, 1998).

In this article the three paradigms are identified as the traditional, the transitional, and the student-oriented. Each of these paradigms is a model . . . .

MY INTEREST IN THE EXECUTIVE BUSINESS PROGRAM

As the world continues to globalize, education becomes more important than ever before. There was a time when experience and a high school diploma could get someone a position, and with years of dedication and experience they would advance without ever furthering their education. Those days are gone for good. In today's world, higher . . . .

Anorexia Nervosa is defined in the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine as "an eating disorder characterized by unrealistic fear of weight gain, self-starvation, and conspicuous distortion of body image. The fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-IV (1994), defines two subtypes of anorexia nervosa--a restricting type, characterized by strict . . . .

Compare and Contrast Symbolism, Style, Tone, & Setting in "Story of an Hour" & "The Storm" - Chopin

This paper considers symbolism, style, tone, setting, and perspective, demonstrated by comparing works of Kate Chopin, the "Story of an Hour" and "The Storm." Using these stories the writer examines how emotions and events are depicted with the positive and negative impacts of . . . .

RICHARD WRIGHT

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss some of Richard Wright's social themes (e.g., racism) in any one of his short stories. Specifically it will discuss "Black Boy," and "Native Son."

RICHARD WRIGHT

Richard Wright was born in Mississippi in 1908 and died in 1960. During his rather brief lifetime, he completed several . . . .

In the work Half Humankind, Katherine Usher Henderson and Barbara McManus explore writings that deal with much anti-woman rhetoric and stereotypes of the day.

In Jane Anger's Her Protection of Women, women are exalted as being "made of better stuff" than men: "...we allure their hearts to us [...] we woo them with our virtues, as they wed us with vanities..." (http://www.pinn.net/~ . . . .

Feensrta, R.C. "Integration of Trade and Disintegration of Production in the Global Economy." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 12:4, 1998, pp. 31-50.

Article Summary

The article is about globalization and particularly how manufacturing operations are becoming global. The article describes how organizations are increasingly able to move their production processes overseas, with . . . .

Is Cloning Right?

We are not quite in a brave new world yet. On the contrary, we are in a decidedly timid new world. For the first time in recorded history, humans are beginning to have within their own hands all the building blocks of life. This is not the story of mythical Pygmalion. It is not even the fictional story of Dr. Frankenstein, inspired by a feminist's fear of childbirth. . . . .

WHY CELL PHONE USE SHOULD BE BANNED WHILE DRIVING

I. INTRODUCTION

Cellular telephones are fast becoming an important factor in highway safety. "Cellular phones are becoming increasingly universal, marked by a 1,685% increase in the number of users from 1988 to 1995." (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association). There are many studies currently being made looking into . . . .

Work Force 2020: Work and Workers in the 21st Century

About the authors

Richard W. Judy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute. He is the senior co-author of Workforce 2020, a book about the challenges and opportunities that will face the American corporations and workers in the early years of the twenty first century. Richard W. Judy is presently the Director of the . . . .

Ben Franklin is famous for being one of the Founding Fathers of the American Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and a great inventor. He conducted important experiments, fearlessly tracking a kite through a storm to better understand electricity. He even invented bifocals. Thus, every time you see an older (or maybe not so old person) peering through a pair of lenses with a line . . . .

Admissions Essay

Since the first time I gave a Tylenol to a friend with a headache I have desired to be in pharmacy. Pharmacists, like so many other medical professionals, have the ability to ease pain and suffering, to help cure disease, and to bring comfort to those who are ill. I have admired the pharmacist's ability to take a piece of paper and turn it into relief for a patient. I . . . .

Character Analysis

Snows of Kilimanjaro' and 'Killers'

Ernest Hemingway was larger than life, a heroic American icon who stood for culture, class, sport, power and sex. He was a hunter, a fisherman, a connoisseur of bullfights and boxing and cigars. He is regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th Century. The author of classic stories and books, no writer in the nation . . . .

pros and cons of dropping or lowering corporate taxes

ABSTRACT: This is a paper with two charts concerning corporate taxes. Corporations are taxed under a tax rate structure depending on the income. There has been talk about dropping the corporate tax. This paper will discuss the pros and cons of this. What methods can be used to drop or lower corporate taxes and why?

HOW . . . .

Company Profile: Greyhound

Executive Summary

Overview

Problem Definition

Corporate Culture Problematic

Goals of the Business Unclear

Lack of Competitive Advantage

Integration of Businesses Ineffective

Responsive not Proactive Approach

Alternatives

Conduct Comprehensive Analysis on the Organization

Continue With . . . .

Long-Term Productivity in Business Workers and Machinery

Introduction

Productivity is important to every kind of business. This does not mean that every possible bit of work has to be squeezed out of every single worker until they drop into an exhausted heap on the assembly line. Indeed, this would certainly not be productive because having to replace on a continual basis workers . . . .

Nineteenth century physiologist Claude Bernard first started practicing experimental medicine on animals. Bernard thought it was immoral to conduct laboratory experiments on humans, if these test were not proven first proven to be safe on animals (LaFollette and Shanks, 1994). Man, as the most intelligent species of the animal kingdom, is constantly discovering new and innovative ideas to . . . .

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT IS AFFECTED BY CULTURAL AND TRADITIONAL DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION

Abstract

This paper presents an examination of communication on an international level when it comes to business management. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the reasons it is important to be able to manage such communication. There were 12 sources used to . . . .

Chocolate: Behind Its Bad Rap

Chapter One - Introduction to the Problem

Introduction to the Problem

In today's society, chocolate is everywhere. It seems that people have developed a love-hate relationship with chocolate. According to the US Department of Commerce, in 1997, the average American ate 11.7 pounds of chocolate. American adults ranked chocolate as the most- . . . .

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