Politics Essays

School Violence
School Violence By: Anonymous Violence in schools is a great concern in our society. The concern is heightened by the abundance of media coverage on a number of recent school shootings. With all of the news clips, sound bites, and Internet coverage swirling around in our heads, one might conclude that children are more violent today, than they were in recent years. But, school violence is not a new issue for the nineties; School violence has been around since the1950's, but then it was...

Secondhand smoking
Secondhand smoking By: matt E-mail: yads504@aol.com �A blockbuster study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) examined the impact of exposure to ETS on the progression of athersclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and concluded, in part, that the arteries of non-smokers exposed to ETS thickened 20% faster than non-smokers with no second-hand exposure� (JAMA). Another study published in Pediatrics in January estimated that, �abou...

Ruling ideologies
Ruling ideologies By: Casilda Adames E-mail: cassieluvbug@aol.com Core Studies 3 Casilda Adames Take-Home Exam November 16, 1999 The ruling ideology dealing with welfare is a negative view among the majority of Americans. It states that welfare recipients are lazy people who have lots of children and collect checks for a long period of time. This statement is believed mostly among higher-class people because they feel that if they can work hard for their money, welfare recipients can d...

Salaries of Professional Athel
Salaries of Professional Athel By: Johnnie Hally E-mail: madhater@airmail.net In the past there were and are many disputes over the high salaries of professional athletes. I think that these athletes should receive the high salaries that they deserve. One reason why I think professional athletes should receive such high salaries is that they are highly skilled. Professional athletes train and practice hard almost everyday and for most of the day. Most professional athletes also have pl...

Saving the animals
Saving the animals? By: charles Saving the Animals? In Buffalo New York on October 23rd of last year, Dr. Barnett Slepian was murdered. He wasn�t killed because of his financial status or because of a dispute he had with a patient. Someone who never really knew Dr. Slepian, someone who never met his family, a person who didn�t agree with Dr. Slepian�s job, took his life. This is a great example to show how a disagreement in ideology can lead to actions that no one has the authority...

School Girls
School Girls By: Rebekah Miller E-mail: rebekahniles@yahoo.com In the book School Girls by Peggy Orenstein, the focus is on young adolescent girls in middle school, and the effects that the �Hidden Curriculum� and other elements have on their self esteem. �Hidden Curriculum teaches girls to value silence and compliance.� (pg.35) The hidden curriculum is a theory that boys often get more attention than girls in the classroom, and that even if it is negative attention, the girls ...

Reproductive Medicine
Reproductive Medicine By: Anonymous E-mail: mal_62@hotmail.com Reproductive Medicine on the Ethical Frontier � I love kids and I always wanted to have them. They said they�d tried it in sheep and it worked.� Stacie McBain was recently diagnosed with cancer at the age of 20. Doctors told her that the treatment she would undergo will ultimately leave her infertile. In light of this devastating news was an experimental procedure that had given Stacie the chance to become a mother. H...

Resources on internet
Resources on internet By: dang nguyen E-mail: dangyjenny@yahoo.com Please visit two research web sites and report on them for the rest of the class. Make sure your report is appropriate for your audience, fellow adult learners who will be doing a fairly comprehensive research project. RESEARCH SITES http://www.umuc.edu/library/ols.html University College Library Services http://www.bedfordbooks.com/rd/index.html Diana Hacker, Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age http://www....

Rethinking Orphanges
Rethinking Orphanges By: G E-mail: Corkgina@aol.com Gina Magnanti Economics Edited by Richard B. McKenzie Reviewed by Jim Powell Nowadays, it is considered acceptable to send a young person from a supportive, wealthy family away to a residential boarding school. At the same time it is considered destructive to send a young person from an unsafe, unhealthy home to a nurturing, educational, residential setting. As a result of old orphanage stereotypes in the past, many residential educat...

Role of the Sexes
Role of the Sexes By: Colleen Duffy E-mail: cduffy@coe.neu.edu Roles of the Sexes The submissive role of the female in a marriage or relationship is a common problem in many societies, including our own American society. This role has become so common that in fact it is now expected of the female. This male dominance goes as far back as the human race, to the beginning of relationships and marriage between the female and the male. Then, the physical prowess of the male led to his domin...

Real Face of Terrorism
Real Face of Terrorism By: Anonymous E-mail: idris474@aol.com Terrorism in the Webster�s New American Dictionary is defined as �the systematic use of intense fear as a means of coercion.� In this day and age, the term terrorism is more than just the use of intense fear as a means of coercion but includes the use of terrorism as a means of revenge and pure sport and also as a means of suppression. While the dictionaries definitions says that it is the use coercion to promote certa...

Rebellious, Risk Taking Youth
Rebellious, Risk-Taking Youth By: Katie Illidge E-mail: blinkchick1513@excite.com Results of a recent study suggest that rebellious, risk-taking kids as young as 11 are more likely to smoke by the time they reach high school. According to the report, children who demonstrate these personality traits in the 5th grade are most likely to smoke in the 12th grade. Targeting smoking in high school students is important since studies have shown that adolescents who smoke daily in the 12th gra...

Recent Changes to Welfare
Recent Changes to Welfare When President Bill Clinton reluctantly signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, he had an idea of what the critical responses would be. The hope was to induce a program that would bring significant benefits to the needy and hungery people of our country. However, the response and criticisms are equivalent to what our president expected, very negative. Mary Jo Bane believes the new welfare law poses serious da...

Refugees population and needs
Refugees population and needs By: usman mukhtar wars,famines,drought and other problems have caused many people to leave their houses;and migrate to other areas ,which are equipped with enough better facilities,so that a man can survive.today ,states like kosovo,kashmir,afghanistan,bosnia and chechniya are facing the same problems. people are moving to more safe areas, to protect them selves from violence . the people previously livivng in the endangered areas have migrated to make sma...

Religion the State and Soverei
Religion the State and Soverei The influence of religion on humankind can be traced back to the first records of history. Religion has served as a pillar of strength to some and binding chains to others. There are vast amounts of information and anthropological studies revealing the interaction of religion and humankind. However, for the purposes of this paper, the time periods of study will be broken up into three sections. Each section will give a general description of how religion affect...

Rape
Rape By: hasnnu E-mail: hasnu@yahoo.com his paper will focus on the social and cultural conditions that intensify or perpetuate rape. The causes and reasons for rape are deeply entrenched in our social structure. We can explore some of the motivations and circumstances which lead men to rape. We have learned that some men rape out of anger and a need to overpower, dominate, and humiliate. We can also look at some of the historical attitudes from which today's beliefs and stereotypes ha...

Raves and Drugs
Raves and Drugs By: booboo E-mail: booboo@aol.com Generally people associate raves(Underground Techno parties) with designer drugs like Ecstasy(MDMA), Speed(amphetamine) and other acids like LSD. These drugs are called the Techno Drugs for that reason and most of the time have uplifting and sensatory effects. To understand more clearly the relationship between the raves and these drugs, we first have to understand the philosophy behind the Techno era, and a little about the music. �T...

Raves
Raves By: Autumn Metcalfe E-mail: Cancers98@aol.com Social Problems of Ecstasy and Raves Throughout American history drugs have posed a problem to society and lawmakers. Many attempts have transpired to try to prevent future problems associated with drugs. Many of the drugs threatening America were originally designed toward the improvement of human health. The most recent epidemic of recreational drug use is ecstasy. Ecstasy�s popularity is particularly in the possession of the nati...

Raving is a lifestyle
Raving is a lifestyle By: Dave E-mail: dave@hotmail.com Raving Is a Lifestyle. One of the most rapidly expanding scenes in the world is raving. The dictionary defines "Rave" as To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense, which makes you wonder why raves were ever called raves to begin with, unless of course you have been to one. I will never forget my first experience at a rave. Media portrays Raves as cesspools of filth, sex and drugs, so naturally I was very n...

Racism The Future
Racism - The Future Racism People see it everyday across America. A group of whites burn down a black church, someone gets hurt or murdered from a racial slur, or fights break out at school or in public. These are the extremes of racism. Racism is definitely not a good thing, it�s a power that has taken over through the last two years. In doing research on Racism, I hope that my feelings towards blacks would improve and they have. What will the future bring for Racism? What are the main p...

Racism Analysis
Racism Analysis Racism "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character" (Martin Luther King Jr.) Ku Klux Klan. Neo Nazis. The Aryan Nations. The American Nazi Party. What are these groups? Why are they present in a land of supposed equality of all men? They are there because there are millions of Americans that believe in their message of white pri...

Racism
Racism The sizzling streams of sunlight were just beautifully glimmering down on the crisp green school yard. Such a wonderful day that was. Nothing could have ruined it. Little Jimmy, since it was such a wonderful day decided to go to the corner store and buy himself a little treat. As little Jimmy started walking over to the store, clouds flocked over the dazzling sun and the sudden pitch dark meant no trouble. On the other side of the road were three white boys from Jimmy's same school. U...

Rae, we pray for you
Rae, we pray for you By: Bradley Podair E-mail: bradleypodair@hotmail.com Rae, We Pray for you �Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous thought as poets and romancers will have it; it does not unsettle him, or fright him from his ordinary notice of trifles; it is an act quite easy to be contemplated.� Ralph Waldo Emerson Is Rae Carruth unsettled? Is he bothered? Is Carruth in the contemplative mood yet? I certainly hope he is. Rae Carruth has taken away a human life. He has viola...

Rainforests
Rainforests By: Babby anila E-mail: SyncBizkit81@aol.com The rainforests are very important to the world for many reasons, most of them being very simple. One major reason is that the plants in the forest turn carbon dioxide into clean air, which helps us fight pollution. Also, by absorbing carbon dioxide, the rainforests help deter the greenhouse effect. The trees of the rainforest store carbon dioxide in their roots, stems, branches, and leaves. The plants and animals of the rainfore...

RAP CENORSHIP
RAP CENORSHIP By: MAVERICK E-mail: MAVERICK@YAHOO.COM *.INHEAD* *.AD* Music and Censorship Victor Lombardi December 1991 Second Reader: Alan Stuart Instructor: Richard Hixon Introduction Our society today largely views censorship as a method that has disappeared from liberal cultures since the enlightenment with the exception of restrictions in time of war. The enlightenment served to cripple the intolerance of incisive religious and government leaders, but did not obliterate censorshi...