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Sociology

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...