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Every piece of historical description actually describes for the reader two different sets of history. Each historical text discloses to the reader something of what happened during the era under discussion. But it also reveals at least as much about the era in which the history was written. What is considered significant enough to mention, what events are seen as causative rather than . . . .

Against Sex in Advertising

Many advertisers know the power of using sex in advertising. Sex sells. Pretty female models in bathing suits are used in car ads. Years ago, a pretty blonde woman was in a shaving cream commercial on television urging men to take it all off. Women are used as sex objects more frequently than men.

There is basis in psychological theory to validate the . . . .

examination of women in poverty

This paper presents a detailed examination of women in poverty. The writer identifies the most significant independent variable as well as the dependant variable using several sources of research. There were five sources used to complete this paper.

WOMEN; EDUCATION; POVERTY

Women in poverty has been a topic of study for many years. The . . . .

Those who advocate a qualitative methods of analysing a text - like those who advocate quantitative methods for such an analysis - often appear to be fighting for the soul of the reader and even of literature themselves as they passionately argue for one form of analysis over the over.

But, while the impassioned literary warriors on either side might not want to admit to this fact, it . . . .

Cape Fear, Then and Now Martin Scorsese's 1991 remake of the 1962 classic Cape Fear offers superb opportunities to compare American culture and values in two vastly different eras separated by a mere 29 years. The 1962 classic, directed by J. Lee Thompson, coming out of the pure and innocent '50s, was simple, straightforward and scary. Scorsese's version is more complex, sophisticated and . . . .

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991, is the most important civil rights legislation in modern history of the United States. The Act of July 2, 1964 (Civil Rights Act of 1964), Public Law 88-352, 78 STAT 241, in eleven titles, enforced the constitutional right to vote . . . .

economic, social, and moral changes in America since the end of World War II

Introduction and Background

Since the end of World War II, the American people have seen an extraordinary change in the economic, social and moral priorities of the nation and its people. Three generations have grown up since the war, each positively and negatively influenced by their parents and social . . . .

In a world where freedom and rights are valued, it can be observed that the most oppressed members of societies in our world today are the women. Treated as subordinate individuals and subject to abuse and exploitation, women are continually perpetuated as "objects of possession" instead of human beings through the rampant sex trade industry. In a report presented by the United Nations . . . .

causes & treatments of cystic fibrosis

This paper presents a detailed analysis of cystic fibrosis. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey about cystic fibrosis and its causes, treatments and future. The writer outlines many aspects of the disease including the enzyme treatments that are currently being studied. There were five sources used to complete this paper. . . . .

The Myth of the First Amendment

Introduction

The concept of "Big Brother" surveying all our actions and censoring what we hear and what we know is something that goes against the very conception of American society. The centuries old fear of control motivates the people such that they believe in the ideology of freedom of speech over anything else. The First Amendment to us, is . . . .

The Effectiveness of Seatbelt Laws:

Matter of Choice or Conscience?

Abstract

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one killer of America's youth. Sadly, taking 5 seconds to buckle a seat belt could have prevented such senseless accidents and saved thousands of lives. While no one disagrees that seat belts do indeed save lives, statistics show that while some people do . . . .

Not very much is there in Virginia Woolf's 1927 book, To the Lighthouse. This is no way keeps it from being a marvelous work of literature - perhaps one of the most marvelous works of literature in which nearly nothing actually happens. In this book, as in Woolf's other writings, the plot is generated by the inner lives of the characters. Because of this, it is an ideal book in which to study . . . .

Women Have Harder Lives Than Men

Women have often been called the weaker sex or the soft sex, but in reality, their lives are much harder than men's lives. Let us start with the obvious: pregnancy. No woman has ever claimed that pregnancy is fun, yet it is a cross that many women bear and bear willingly. In less enlightened times, women's only job was to bear children - and as many as . . . .

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

INTRODUCTION:

The latest issue to discuss in the human resource management field is about unequal job opportunities available for women in the organization, or we can say that discrimination shown towards women in the organizations. This issue has been discussed and worked upon by UNO and various governmental and non-governmental organizations. However, . . . .

James Baldwin grew up a neglected child. He was a black man in a white man's world--gay man who was trying to make his mark in the world of literature. "You write of your experiences," James Baldwin once said. James Baldwin wrote to overcome the barriers in his life.

To better understand the thematic importance of Paris and the room in this book, we need to begin with the author. . . . .

differences between the public roles of women in the 18th century vs. the 19th and 20th centuries

Abstract

Objective:

Write a 6-page essay exploring the difference between the public spaces frequented by women in the 18th century vs. the 19th and 20th centuries.

Methodology:

Use Changing Lives: Women in European History Since 1700 and other articles, books as . . . .

We all know the story of how Marcel Duchamp took a urinal, called it "Fountain," put it in an art show and then defended his action on the grounds that as he was an artist and he said the urinal was art, then it was.

This is just the sort of thing that has given modern art a bad name. But why should it have? Why should that urinal not be art?

Understanding the answer to that . . . .

SOCIOLOGY--Differences Between Generations In Raising Their Kids

Since the end of World War II, the American people have seen an extraordinary change in the economic, social and moral priorities of the nation and its people. Three generations have grown up since the war, each positively and negatively influenced by their parents and social change. The choices made by each generation in . . . .

David Osborne's essay "Beyond the Cult of Fatherhood" is a bracing challenge not only to both conventional gender norms but the way childcare is valued in our society. Osborne assumes the readers of his essay will have clear ideas of what it means to be a father and what it means to be a mother. A father is a masculine figure. Masculinity is defined as being strong and stalwart. A man is the . . . .

Overuse of sex in advertising

This paper presents a detailed examination of sex in advertising. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey into the use of sex in advertising. There were 10 sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

The world is becoming an increasingly competitive place. While the globalization process moves forward, and teenagers grow up . . . .

Distance Learning

Introduction

Introductory remarks and objectives of proposed research

Education is—if we have any recollection of our classical language training—supposed to be a drawing out rather than a putting in, which would seem to make it at least as an appropriate activity for adults as for children. Adults have their far greater basis of experience than do . . . .

An effective speech is a carefully crafted act of rhetoric

Introduction and Biographical Background

An effective speech is a carefully crafted act of rhetoric. The most artless speechless are quite often those that in reality are the most studied in their preparation. We can ourselves come to understand the reasons underlying the effectiveness -- or lack of efficacy - of a speech . . . .

Yellow Journalism

Introduction

Yellow Journalism is a term used for the use of negligent and flamboyant newspaper reporting, without regard to facts. With yellow journalism the truth is usually misrepresented or concealed, more often than not, there may be no truth to the story at all. In its infancy, the term yellow journalism was used to describe the writing tactics used by . . . .

While on the surface, our society has accepted the presence of gays and lesbians, still beneath that facade, lies intense prejudice and discrimination. Society has refused to grant them even some most basic rights such as adoption and foster-parenting. Florida and two other states have imposed strict ban on adoption by same-sex parents, assuming that, children in unconventional family settings . . . .

Positions of Women Throughout Chinese History

Women throughout Chinese history have experienced the oppression their tradition and culture exert as well as the power only members of their sex can attain in their chosen domains. Although readers have been exposed to historical anecdotes relating foot binding and Man's superiority to women, there are also many stories relating their . . . .

What I Saw From Where I Stood by Marisa Silver offers a lot to women's literature. Firstly, it is an effectively told story, with the literary techniques of the story making it an important piece of literature, regardless of its themes. Secondly, the themes are important to women. Thirdly, it offers a new perspective as it is told from a man's point of view. Finally, we can compare it to . . . .

Everyone in this society comes from different backgrounds and cultures, which requires unique needs. As people grow up, they are expose to cultures and ethnic backgrounds and there is not wrong with that. However, when students go off to college, they are all alone without family. If a black student is in a college that the majority is white, it might be best if the college set up housing for . . . .

ANGELS IN AMERICA

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and compare "Angels in America," by Tony Kushner. Specifically, it will discuss who are the angels, and how do they affect the play, and what do they symbolize?

ANGELS IN AMERICA

The two-part play "Angels in America," by Tony Kushner won Pulitzer Prizes, has been banned from . . . .

Rock 'N Roll Music - The Diary of Youth

Rock n' roll is best described as a "hybrid of many musical styles: white country and western, black guitar blues and rhythm and blues, and both black and white gospel music." (De Curtis)

Rock ' roll began in the early 1950's as a dancing music strictly for teenagers and became known in the 1960's as simply rock music. This was because rock . . . .

Although most educators in the United States believe that they are sensitive to gender issues, many still lead the classroom with sexist behavior and implications. While a great deal of progress has been made in the educational system to remove blatant discrimination from schools, true equality has yet to be reached.

According to the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), although boys . . . .

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