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Sociology

Mira and Bharat in Two Ways to Belong in America by Mukherjee

Introduction Two ways to Be in America is about the story of two sisters who immigrated to the United States and had different experiences as a result of immigration policies. Mira and Bharat share similarities in their religious beliefs and appearance in their first years in America. The two came...

King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail Analysis

When civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, on April 12, 1963, for partaking in a march without a permit, he did not waste his time (King 1). Instead, King used all the material he could, including newspaper fields provided by his lawyer, and spent...

Impact of Video Games on Adolescent

Adolescents all around the globe are getting more engrossed in video gaming, raising concerns about overuse. Even though video games have a beneficial influence on the players, research shows that they have a negative impact on the games themselves. Parents must adopt mediation methods to guide, control, and interpret the...

Importance of Strategic Communication

Introduction Since its inception, the term strategic communication has gained currency in both professional and academic circles. Tactical communication is the process of how an organization functions at different levels. This field of expertise is a crucial aspect of a person, group, and socialization within and outside the institution. Previously,...

Social Work Practice With Small Client Groups

This group aims to help people in their growth, offer additional emotional and social nourishment, enhance democratic participation and citizenship, and correct people and social disorganization or maladjustment through group intervention plans. The group’s objectives were to improve people’s issues, coping, and intellectual development and connect them to sources, services,...

The National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the world’s biggest connotation body for specialized communal employees, founded in 1955. NASW strives to improve its members’ technological progress and growth, inaugurate and uphold professional canons, and stimulate apt collective guidelines. The certified application of collective work ideologies, values & methods...

Discussion: Is Abortion the Best Solution?

Summary An essential problem in biomedical ethics is abortion — artificial termination of pregnancy. Currently, there are three leading positions in the attitude of people to induced abortion. The first thought is that it is morally permitted at any stage of embryo development since the fetus is part of the...

Moody Park Riot – The Problem of Police Brutality

There are relatively small incidents in life that can lead to much bigger events. Sometimes those bigger events are anticipated, but no preventive actions are taken. On March 30, 1978, Dr. Hector Garcia wrote to three senior judges that he was afraid of Mexican-Americans losing “trust and faith in the...

Drugs Dependance: Depressants

Introduction Depressants are drugs that inhibit and slow down neurotransmission, a process whereby neurotransmitters which are signaling coenzymes, are released by axon, which is a terminal of a neuron and set to act on the dendrites by reacting with the receptors over a short distance in the Central Nervous System...

Online Shopping and Shopping at a Physical Location

Introduction The current era provides people with a broad selection of services and goods. Modern technology had changed many aspects of life that used to be stagnant before the internet became a mainstream tool. One example is having the option to choose between online shopping or shopping at a physical...

“Right to Work State” Concept and Debates

Introduction “Right to work state” is a concept that refers to a state that has enacted laws that give individuals the freedom to choose whether to pay dues to a union or not to pay as a prerequisite for employment. The right-to-work (RTW) laws protect workers from being coerced into...

Gender Differentiation: The Social Perception

Life Example Gender is, by a large extent, a social construct and not purely a biological one. In the current dispensation, there has been liberalism when it comes to gender definition, and people are free to identify with the gender they feel comfortable with. However, growing up, I was treated...

Reflections on the Concept of Discourse Community

Quote 1: “The term [discourse community] realigns the traditional unities—writer, audience, text—into a new configuration.” Explain why you feel connected to this quote: I always thought that making the writer and the audience the opposites of each other creates a dynamic in which the former produces and the latter consumes....

The Importance of Freedom of Speech

Freedom of expression or speech is part of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights under Article 19 and is a human right. Article 19 states that freedom of speech is a law that supports a community’s or an individual’s freedom to express their ideas and views without fear of legal...

Investigating Narcissistic Generation

Introduction The formation of a person’s identity begins in childhood. Child psychologists claim that the first three years of life are crucial in development. During these years, the basic patterns of personality are formed. The foundations of the future personality are laid during these years, and they remain in place...

Human Choices, Self-Interest, and Common Good

Introduction The real incentives of a human being in making choices remain a mystery because it is still unclear whether people can act for the common good without thinking about their self-interest. Some scholars argue that every person is egotistic and thus only capable of doing good considering personal benefits...

“Domestic Violence” by Watson

Domestic violence is a matter of significant concern nowadays. There is much research on what can be identified as domestic violence, how it can affect the victims, how to prevent and resist it, and more. The purpose of this paper is to analyze one specific article about domestic violence written...

Should the US Offer a Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants?

More than 11 million illegal immigrants are currently living in the United States (Sandoval-Strausz, 2021). This number comprises those who have extended their non-immigrant visas and eventually settled in the country as well as those who illegally entered the country through its porous borders. The latter forms the majority. However,...

Race as a Social Construction

Historically, the notion of a race has been used by societies to distinguish people based on their social and physical characteristics and thus classify each person as belonging to a particular group which could define their personality. In the past, race division entailed a hierarchy which meant that individuals representing...

Living Options for the Elderly in the UAE

Executive Summary The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country with rapid economic growth, universal access to healthcare, and high life expectancy rates. Older people depend on social security/pension to cover daily expenses and need assistance due to health concerns and physical limitations. The options for supported living are family...

Personality Theories and Individual Personality

Introduction Personality theories attempt to explain individual personalities and differences among them. Studies in this field attempt to construct a coherent picture of individuals and why they differ. Personality is a dynamic and structured or organized characteristic of an individual that influences his or her set of behaviors, motivations, and...

Etiology of Substance Abuse and Addiction

Biological Influences Related to Substance Abuse Addiction is considered a significant issue to the healthiness of an individual mainly because of its influence on brain performance. Substance abuse and addiction usually start as a voluntary state of taking medication, and eventually, one becomes dependent on the drug. Scientifically, it is...

Poverty, Inequality, and Social Development in Africa

Introduction Poverty is comparable to, but distinguishable from, inequality; the latter focuses on the entire allocation of well-being, while the former is only associated with the bottom end of the apportionment (people living below impoverishment line). Economic inequality is frequently found in connection with other structural disparities experienced by marginalized...

Homelessness and Domestic Violence in Australia

Homelessness in Australia At any given night in Australia, there are more than one hundred and five thousand people who are homeless. Homeless people are those individuals who do not have regular dwelling places or houses due to their inability to afford them. In Australia, a person is described as...

Human Right to Water

Introduction All individuals have the right to clean and safe water. As the saying goes, ‘water is life’, and no one can live without it, therefore it is the responsibility of the government to provide its citizens with this basic need. Water is a source of life and the lack...

Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide

Introduction Attitudes towards the issue of the euthanasia, as well as policies on termination of life on request around the world, changed many times over the years. The recent changes and developments in health legislation in some countries resulted in a growing public discussion on the issue of euthanasia. Various...

Communication and Culture: The Relationship Analysis

Introduction The term ‘communication’ bears various meanings depending on the context of application. This paper will explore this matter by defining communication in terms of how and why it matters. This goal will be achieved via evaluating a case to demonstrate how communication works in practice by relating the theory...

Tattoos Are Inappropriate in the Workplace

Abstract In modern society, tattoos have become a common fashion among people. Fans of tattoos consider them as a way of expressing their beliefs, values, principles, norms, traditions, and experiences. Despite their dominance and the existence of freedom of expression, tattoos are not appropriate in the workplace for several reasons....

How to Support Individuals Experiencing Significant Life Events

Introduction When a person is going through a painful life event, it is necessary to have people that can offer him/her support to overcome such a situation. According to Twycross (2003), stressful events have serious effects on one’s life unless they are properly handled. Such a negative experience may lead...

Substance Abuse: The Case Study

Developmental and age elements Substance abuse leads to addiction in various human developmental stages, but studies have revealed that people who start abusing drugs at an early age have a higher propensity for engaging in dangerous substance abuse. J.J’s case reveals that she started drinking at 12 years, and this...

Lateral Violence in Nursing Experience

Lateral violence is a form of violence that a person or a group of people directs towards friends, colleagues, and peers instead of enemies. Its intention is to intimidate the friend or colleague because the other party views him/her as a potential threat at work or within the society. Worldwide,...

The Issue of Appropriateness of Tattoos in the Workplace

Abstract This paper analyzes whether tattoos are appropriate for the workplace. It examines the reasons for and reasons against tattoos in the workplace. The paper provides an extensive analysis of the evolution of workplaces and how this has been affected by external factors. Finally, there are recommendations based on the...