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Vietnamese Women Case Study Vietnamese

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The counselor will then need to help Judy understand the process of assimilation into American culture, so she can decide whether this is right for her or not. By visiting a counselor with her partner, she would demonstrate appropriate cultural loyalty by asking her husband to be the care seeker, or person who aligns with the psychotherapist to make decisions so her partner does not become violent or engage in overly masculine behaviors that may harm Judy's spirit (Nghe, Mahalik & Lowe, 2003). The counselor may be able to express the need for Judy to first attend to work to help support her partner before having her baby, in a manner that considers her partners potential insecurities at allowing Judy to take on a non-traditional role in the family. This change however is likely, especially as more and more Asian families adopt a more Western cultural belief system (Nghe, Mahalik…… [Read More]

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Interdisciplinary Studies Academic Disciplines Communication and Women's Studies

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Interdisciplinary Studies -- Academic Disciplines -- Communications and Women's Studies

Even a cursory review of major U.S. universities reveals a "Communications" Discipline and a "Women's Studies" Discipline of one sort or another in most if not all of these major universities. Researching ASU's Communications and Women's Studies programs gives a strong overview of common characteristics. While ASU may use some different terminology, it offers the same essential subject matter and subfields.


Description of Communications Discipline/Subject Matter

Communications Studies are increasingly globally important. The worldwide relevance and interplay of Communications Studies can be seen, for example, in the fact that China and Japan have agreed to collaborate in their Communications Studies programs (JIJI Press America, Ltd., 2005). In addition, major universities across the United States now offer Communications Studies in one form or another. One university with an extensive Communications Studies program is Arizona State University. The ASU Hugh Downs…… [Read More]

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Banyan Tree Case Study While it Was

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Banyan Tree Case Study

While it was not until the 19th century that the term "brand" had the connotation of meaning a commercial trademark, the idea of individual styles and types of merchandise have been around at least since the written record. For instance, there are ancient documents commenting on a certain type of wine, jewelry, dye, or clothing as far back as Egypt and Babylon. However, using the term to mark a specific type or image in the minds of consumers did not really become popular until the mid-20th century (Wheeler 2006).

Branding, then, is really information -- it is the sum of all the information about a product, service, or organization that is used to communicate a certain image or relationship to the consumer. It uses logos, visual clues, verbal messages, and is far more than a name: Coca-Cola is a brand because of the connotation of the…… [Read More]

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Secondary General Education Case Study

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Another way to help the students learn Algebra is to show them real-world problems where they can see what the purposes are for learning Algebra and how they would use Algebra. One of the ways to do this would be bring in parents or other adults that use Algebra in their day-to-day careers or jobs. They could explain why they used Algebra and how they used Algebra.

A learning objective for this subject would be "the student will use mean, median, mode and range in a set of ten problems and get seven to eight of the problems correct." The student will be able to explain or demonstrate how they arrived at their answers. They may use calculators, but still must show the steps used to find the answers.

One example that could be used in the classroom is to have each student take their pulse rate and write it…… [Read More]

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Social and Cultural Theory Study Guide

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Social and Cultural Theory Study Guide

Karl Marx

Karl Marx was a prolific German social philosopher who is renowned for his exceptional theories related to modern socialism and communism. Marx strongly believed that the recent times have changed the value of man. According to Marx, people are no longer valued for who they are, but they are categorized assessing their importance and participation in the production of products/goods. In the present time, money has become so much more important than it was in the past.

His economic theory of labor refers to the value of money as compared to the value of laborers who use up their energies in generating it. Marx's labor theory of value and the idea of surplus value hold significant importance in social science studies. According to Marxism, it is supposed that the value of a product is eventually derived by the amount of labor that…… [Read More]

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Human Resource Management It a Case Study

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Human Resource Management. It a case study format Academic Essay. Use Harvard style reference list intext reference, Do include bibliography. Number reference: 20 Academic References Detail find upload file.

In today's challenging economic and business environment, managers are often faced with a dilemma regarding the human resource policy that is best applicable. In this particular case study, an important problem is brought forward: what is the optimum dimension of the workforce in an organization? There are several dimensions to this problem that will be discussed in this paper, including the challenges and consequences of having an adequately large workforce, motivational theories that apply to the employees etc.

The premise of the issues described in the case study is simple: in the present time, the economy no longer has a predictable trend. With stagnation and economic recession just passed, the economic and business environment has not truly returned to the levels…… [Read More]

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Tesco PLC Case Study Tesco Is the

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Tesco PLC Case Study

Tesco is the third largest retailer globally behind Wal-Mart and Carrefour, and as of March 2011, operates 4,811 stores across 14 countries including Asia, many European countries, UK and the U.S. Tesco is also the leading food, sundry and grocery retailer in the UK and has established itself as the leading provider of ancillary services through the retail channel to Western Europe (Hackney, Grant, Birtwistle, 2006). Tesco has also initiated many extensive information systems projects and pilots to enable their supply chains to be more efficient than competitors (Lindgreen, Hingley, 2003). These include an innovative use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for expediting orders throughout their supply chains and greater levels of coordination throughout their extensive warehouse systems and networks (Bitel, 2011). Tesco concentrates on a very localized approach to expanding markets, go so far as to create ethnographic studies of the potential customers in a…… [Read More]

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Case Study Bipolar Disorder in an Adolescent

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bipolar diagnosis: A case study of Miranda

Miranda is a sixteen-year-old second-generation Chinese-American girl who is suspected of manifesting bipolar disorder, according her referencing pediatrician. Miranda's specific, proposed diagnosis according to Appendix D of the DSM is "Bipolar 2 Disorder, in which the primary symptom presentation is recurrent depression accompanied by hypomanic episodes (a milder state of mania in which the symptoms are not severe enough to cause marked impairment in social or occupational functioning or need for hospitalization, but are sufficient to be observable by others)." However, there are also some indications that drug use may be provoking her symptoms Miranda comes from a very high-achieving family that places considerable weight upon academic success. Throughout most of her scholastic life, Miranda has excelled in school but her sophomore year of high school her grades began to decline. According to Miranda's mother (who is a self-described 'stay at home mom'),…… [Read More]

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Case Study of Ford Motor Company

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Ford Motor Company

Case Study of Ford Motor Company

History, Development and Growth

Ford Motor Company has been a vital American automaker since its incorporation in 1902. The car maker was started at that time by Henry Ford and has continued with some member of the family on the board of directors since that time. The company began selling individually manufactured vehicles, but moved to an innovation devised by the founder soon after. Henry Ford wanted to make a car that was easily mass manufactured. He came up with the Model A concept. Ford had all of the parts pre-made and then as the individual cars progressed through an "assembly line" parts were added at different stations until the car was complete at the other end of the line. With this new method of manufacture, Ford Motor Company was able to undercut the competition in price per vehicle. Following this,…… [Read More]

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Harvard Business School Case Study Parker's Biscuits

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Harvard Business School Case Study: Parker's Biscuits

China is quickly becoming just as much of a consumer as it is a major international manufacturer. This has led many foreign companies to begin working in China, not just to manufacture and export goods, but to sell to Chinese consumers as well. The food industry had slowly begun bringing in foreign snacks and goods to serve this growing Chinese consumer base, showing that there was a great opportunity within China. Parker's Biscuits was looking to expand its empire by possibly entering into a joint venture with China to manufacture and produce their cookies and biscuits. Although the company does need to build some of its core competencies to succeed, it already has experience working with joint ventures in Asia and therefore has a competitive advantage over other foreign companies with less knowledge and resources in terms of working within the Asian nation.…… [Read More]

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Business Studies Case Study -

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Resuming the aspects related to the external environment, the following problems were identified:

the increased health concerns and possible environmental damage caused by the increasing number of discarded mobile phones may temper, in the future, the demand for mobile phones; changes in the type of consumers implies further diversification; technological changes bring about additional challenges; increasing competition in the mobile phone market.


The recommendations are based on three pillars: e-business, quality services and diversification. The first is essential in the company's adaptation to the new requirements of the business world. The Internet allows for the fast propagation of information and a significant decrease in administrative costs. Additionally, the businesspersons are statistically more inclined to use the Internet for making purchases rather than go to the local mall. It would not be an understatement if one was to say that a retailer cannot compete without a website and a clear…… [Read More]

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Humanistic Theory in Case Study

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A good example of this can be seen with the fact that she has limited intimate relationships with men. This can be linked directly to her relationship with her father. As she would be close with him and then when she was arguing with her mother, he would become withdrawn. This is important, because the disconnection with her father, when she was having these issues would cause her to feel abandoned. When combine this with the feelings she would have at early age in school, this event would help Julie to view men from a distance. As she wanted to be close to them, yet because of her relationship with her father she would often become withdrawn.

To create change, the trained mental health professional must encourage Julie to overcome these emotions, by discussing the underlying meaning of what is taking place. At which point, they would begin to talk…… [Read More]

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Ethnographic Study of Chinese Women

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They treasure what they have been lost since becoming destitute and homeless. On the opposite, American removes coming forward mostly. They yearn native land is actually for the memories about childhood which has gone forever. At the same time, the future is waiting for them in a broad space faraway." (Bai, 2007)


The work of Price and Briley (1999) entitled: "Culture, Education and Cognition: A Review and Discussion of Chinese vs. American Cognitive Styles" relates a study in which proposed is that..."that differences in the education practices prevalent in China and America are an important source of cognitive differentiation, and suggest that future research could benefit from greater exploration of 'experienced educational style'." Price and Briley relate that based upon the literature in the area of developmental psychology Price and Briley's study presents: " integrated model of cognitive development that appreciates both the influence of the…… [Read More]

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Korean Peninsula and World Politics a Study of North Korea

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Political Science

The World Politics of the Korean Peninsula: North Korea

The History Channel produces and broadcasts both a provocative and informative special about modern political history in North Korea. The focus is upon the leader, the dynasty, and the legacy of the leader Kim II Sung and Kim Jong-il. The film focuses upon the current leader as well as the leadership of his father of the same name. Documentaries, particularly those about history, have an arduous challenge of maintaining the attention of the viewers and maintaining a cooperative balance between being educational and serving as entertainment. This short documentary by the History Channel achieves this balance successfully. As a historical documentary, a significant portion of the content consists of interviews, necessarily. A documentary full of "talking heads," (a term used in the film and media industries to indicate what is only on the screen i.e. people talking) is boring…… [Read More]

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East Asian History

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history of Japan. First, it will describe the masculinization of Japanese culture during the Kamakura Shogunate period and explore why masculinization happened. Second, the changing roles and relationships with each Buddhism and Shinto in Japan from Nara through the Kamakura period will be explored. Third, Korea's relationship with China and Japan up until the 1600's will be compared and contrasted. Fourth, the kinds of social, political and cultural climate in which early Buddhism took hold and flourished in China and Japan will be discussed. Finally, the Marxist Model of Feudalism will be defined. Reasons this model does not apply to Japan during the Kamakura and Ashikaga Shogunates will be discussed.

The Masculinization of Japanese Culture

Early on in the development of Japan's feudal society, the culture was defined by "the central figure of the aristocratic fighting man on horseback" (Reischauer 45). This focus in the knight and politics created from…… [Read More]

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Korean Peninsula and World Politics a Study of North Korea

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Korean Peninsula and World Politics: A study of North Korea

Having been described as one of the most secretive states in the world, where even calculations of economic indicators is a difficult job to attain, there seems to be two very different perspectives of what North Korea is and the sentiments towards it. One is obviously the sentiments of the West, which has long considered it as an enemy state due to its strict regime and censorship policies, which has provided its citizens with no human rights. USA in a fact has put up quite an argument against the regime of North Korea stating again and again how the citizens of North Korea are being suppressed under the authoritative rule of Kim Jong Li.

The second perception is that which is delivered to us through the documentary "A State of Mind" which follows the lives of two gymnastics, who are…… [Read More]

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Eating Disorders Among Asian-Americans the

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(Hall, C.C. 1995).

This fact is proven by studies of Asian women outside the United States. For instance, studies in Korea and China point out that a high rate of eating disorder cases are being recorded in these countries as a direct result of economic change and the influence of Western culture. (Park, E. 2000) in Japan as many as 1 in 500 women have shown signs of an eating disorder.

3.2. Marginalization and Stereotypes

The fact that Asian-American constitutes a marginal population group within the Unities States also place psychological and cultural strain on their

Marginalization... 11 sense of identity. This is worsened by the fact that in some instances prejudice and discrimination can create feelings of low self-esteem and lead to symptoms of eating disorders. "... It has been suggested that the pressures of discrimination, trying to blend into Western society, and certain stereotypes compound the problem for…… [Read More]

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Social Work the Research in This Study

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Social Work

The research in this study is exploratory and descriptive. The study begins with the declaration that this topic of study has been pursued in the past, yet the sampling methods used proved ineffective in defining or describing why less Asian-Americans utilize healthcare services in the United States. This research seeks to describe the problem of little use of healthcare with their study. The research in this study classifies the phenomenon of lack of healthcare service use/participation by Asian-Americans. The research problem is that Asian-Americans are not using the healthcare services available to them for a variety of reasons. The research problem is stated clearly in the first two pages of the study. In this study, there were no listed hypotheses, instead there are objectives. The objectives of the study are:

…(1) examine rates of mental health-related service use among immigrant and U.S.-born Asian-Americans during a 12-month period, (2)…… [Read More]

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1997 Asian Currency Crisis Main

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(Richter, 2002, p. 126)

The Asian currency crisis put a heavy toll on the Asian economic paradigm sweeping across economies of Singapore, Taiwan and Korea. For instance, the implication of the regional crisis on Korea has been acute. It was compelled to approach the IMF for emergency credit and received $57 billion aid package with 7.5% of the Korean employable people without jobs by July 1998. Labor problems surfaced across the nation and the economy went limp by 5.3% during the initial half of the year. The Asian currency crisis caught everybody unaware particularly those who visualized Asia crafting for itself a new road to capitalist development. After all, the crisis put its highest impact in some of the economies which were earlier commended as part of the Asian economic miracle. This is especially true of Thailand, where the crisis struck for the first time. The then Prime Minister Chuan…… [Read More]

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East-Asian Union Emerge in the

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In this regard, Francis adds that, "The determining factor will be ASEAN's ability to provide the leadership necessary to create a strong, independent East Asian Union" (Francis, p. 77). In addition, Bowles (2002) notes that the ongoing efforts to create improved Asia/Pacific regional cooperation are fundamentally efforts intended to balance the influence of the United States on the region and the world in general.

4. What are the main hypotheses of the work?

The guiding hypotheses of the proposed study are as follows:

H1: Encouraging China to participate in as a coalition leader in an East Asian Union in the future would serve to ensure that the price it would have to pay in terms of loss of trade and investment if it acts against the interests of the union's other members would be prohibitively high.

H2: Former Cold War alliances will be replaced by new ones in the future…… [Read More]

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American and Asian Music as

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This, along with the older Psalter by Strenhold and Hopkins, was the main influence of the Bay Psalm Book printed during 1640 in Massachusetts. This can be compared with the first musical influences on and compositions by Li Jinhui. The traditional forms were explored thoroughly before new ideas in music were explored.

Culturally, the new Americans at the time were deeply religious, following the Puritan tradition on which they based their way of life. Their music therefore reflected this tradition, and the earliest genres were mainly religious in nature. As such, the musical format was unaccompanied by musical instruments, as these were viewed as secular and therefore sinful. The same type of division can be seen in the later genres of Asian music, where Cantopop began to lose its popularity in the face of new and more trendy developments. In contrast, however, the Chinese does not have as clear a…… [Read More]

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Breastfeeding Among South Asian Immigrant

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Data in this study indicates that these events preceded the discontinuation of breastfeeding. The following figure illustrates the Schema for Breastfeeding Definition provided by the Canadian Minister of Health (1997) which was adopted from the work of Labbok and Krasovec (1990)

Schema for Breastfeeding Definition

Source: Canadian Minister of Health (1997) adopted from the work of Labbok and Krasovec (1990)

Vietnam and Cambodian Cultures Examined

Several cultures are examined in this study including those of the Vietnamese, Cambodians and those from Laos and it is stated the largest part of these children "are typically breastfed for more than year." (Canadian Minister of Health, 1997) it is related that imported formula is not affordable or not readily available therefore, breastfeeding is "simply the norm." (Canadian Minister of Health, 1997) This work relates that when no supplement formula is available that breast milk "is commonly supplemented with prechewed rice paste or rice…… [Read More]

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Father Figures Arabic Asian Literature

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Father Figures Arabian Asian Literature

Father Figures: Arabic / Asian Literature

Father figures all across the world embody a phenomenon which encompasses all attributes of a role model. They are meant to stand for discipline, caution, protection, guidance, and of course, love. The perfect amalgamation of all these can be found in the patriarch of any household, or any culture, for that matter. As such, the perfect patriarchal example is nothing short of a literary archetype. From Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" to Puzo's "The Godfather" we can find numerous examples of father figures establishing the age-old belief in fatherly conduct.

It is true, that the general conception of father figures is more or less the same in all areas of literature. However, one must pay heed to the fact that just like miscellaneous traditions; the perception towards father figures varies from culture to culture. Needless to say, the significance of…… [Read More]

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Client Who Is an Asian-American

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Some analysts find that Native American men area more oriented toward the past, but others find that these men have as much a high future Time Perspective as others. Thoms notes that "cultures such as Native American ones that honor their ancestors or have a cyclical conception of time may infer to outsiders that the culture is past oriented" (34). Thoms says that ideas about time orientation are based on cultural stereotypes more than on reality.

Based on the current examination, the time orientation of the Asian-American woman is high at 5.4, compared to my own at 3.8. The idea of an Asian orientation to the past is in keeping with these results. Also, the client's orientation is more toward the time taken for a process, while my own is more evenly divided and more attuned to taking the time necessary to achieve the goals. This could mean that the…… [Read More]

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Media Capital Towards the Study of Spatial

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Media Capital: Towards the Study of Spatial Flows," author Michael Curtin asserts that academic study of media as it relates to Asian countries has been written with the archaic idea of these nations as developing countries. While it is still certainly true that some Asian countries are technologically disadvantaged, many of them, particularly China and Japan are equal if not surpassing the media production of western countries. In addition, the preconceived notion of these countries as socially isolated from outside culture is equally outdated. Social media, internet usage, and telecommunications are more prevalent in Asia than a great deal of countries which are associated with a higher level of sophistication in this regard. Instead of focusing on media production within a single nation, the academic community is doing a disservice to the impact of globalization of media, particularly in major locals such as large cities in China and India because…… [Read More]

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Ethnic Studies as a Collective

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The advantage of Ethnic Studies is its applicability to a wide diversity of fields.

In order to function well in these fields, students in this direction need a specific set of skills and personality traits that are developed during their studies. By providing a fully balanced focuses upon the history, literature and politics of various ethnic groups, universities develop an understanding of the position of these cultures within the national and international context. Often, these studies also expand the mind of the student by focusing on the integration of ethnicity with stratification paradigms such as class, gender and sexuality. Ethnic Studies therefore cultivate an expanded understanding not only of ethnicity, but also how ethnicity relates within the wider context of other ethnic groups and social stratification.

Ethnic studies therefore focus upon cultivating a wider and more tolerant understanding of ethnicity that is rooted in the past, while also focusing upon…… [Read More]

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Environmental Concern Case Study for

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He did clean up the area around the store from garbage lying around but never did anything apart from that. He did express interest in being a part of any group working towards helping out with the environment. He denied that his Chinese background might have had any impact on his attitude.

The individual from the Hispanic background was deeply involved with activities to help out with environmental issues. He is a computer Science major and manages had two websites dealing with those issues. He also maintains a blog about environmental hazards that he encounters. He takes pictures of whatever he thinks might be important and uploads them to his blog. He mentioned how he wants to use his skills in web design to reach out to students and make them aware of such issues. He has listed a lot of ways to get involved on his websites and uses…… [Read More]

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East Asian History Karl Marx

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(Postone, 1993) Habermas, a contemporary social historian contributor, was also very influenced by Weberian thinking in regarding rhetoric as an action rather than creating truth.

As Weber or Habermas, or Marx or any other philosopher of history, among others, puts it, social history is a complex science and can have many facets. As Soon Won Park presents, connected with the colonial history of Korea, "history is now understood not simply as one aspect of a national hmogenous culture, tradition and nation-state, but in more inclusive, complex and pluralistic terms." (Shin, 1999, pg 128) the new type of history that Park talks about is somehow similar to what Habermas is also talking about and it deals with a more complex understanding of the past than just in Marxists of Weberian terms. The new social history, therefore, requires new methods and areas to be analyzed, and also new analytical categories in the…… [Read More]

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Abercrombie & Fitch A& f Case Study

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Abercrombie and Fitch: A Case Study

Clothing giant A&F has a not-so-good reputation in the arena of business ethics, and has been sued several times for size discrimination, sexism, and racism. In 2003, the company was taken to court by employees who felt that it had a systematic discrimination policy in place. What exactly did the company miss in its diversity understanding? This text, amongst other things, analyzes the situation and the ethical issues involved.

Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F)

Abercrombie & Filch has been accused of being insensitive on many fronts. For instance, the company has in the past been involved in a tussle with angry parents, who found a sexual phrase on the company's newly-launched line of pre-teen innerwear offensive. In 2003, the company was sued for discriminating against minority groups in its human resource practices (Greenhouse, 2003). Aggrieved employees accused the company of favoring whites for its sales…… [Read More]

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Countries Interest Political Economical Developments Asian

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countries interest ( "Political Economical Developments Asian European Systems"), discuss concepts: 1) Explain detail political systems countries differ; 2) discuss legal systems countries differ; 3) explain determines level economic development a nation; 4) discuss examples macro-political economic taking place worldwide; 5) analyze transition economies moving market-based systems.

Political and Economic developments in Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall -- Transition

The end of the Cold War brought about some of the most important economic and political changes of recent history. It threw Eastern Europe countries into a historical disarray that is for some to this day rather difficult to grasp and deal with. For this assignment two Eastern countries have been chosen for analysis and comparison: Romania and the Republic of Moldova, its North East neighbor. These two countries were picked for comparison because of two main reasons. One of them is related to the historical background…… [Read More]

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Biracial Children Proposal for Study Is Society

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Biracial Children

Proposal for Study: Is society causing biracial children to struggle with their identity?

When forming their identity, children seek to look, act, feel, and mimic significant people in their social environment. "In his book Youth and Identity, Erickson relates ego identity and self-esteem to racial identity. He states that ambiguous messages about one's race may place a person at risk for developing what he referred to as a 'negative identity'" (Oka, 1994, p. 3). The possibility of negative identity is a controversial topic regarding biracial children. Opponents of interracial marriage argue that interracial couples are jeopardizing the futures of their children, as there is a possibility that biracial children will not be accepted by either culture and this rejection will lead to personal problems.

Some studies have found that it is more likely for interracial children to experience difficulties related to a poor self-identity, such as gender confusion,…… [Read More]

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Coaching Color Psychology Is the Study of

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Color psychology is the study of color on human emotion, cognition, and behavior. Research reveals a distinct and measurable relationship between color stimuli and human emotional response. This paper seeks to add to the body of literature by focusing on applications of color psychology in life coaching. The goal of life coaching is to inspire clients to reach their highest potential. Color psychology can be used to this end.

Color psychology is the study of the effect of color on mood, mind, and emotion. The subject has been defined as "the way humans think about and equivocate color with sensations and emotions," ("Lesson 5: Color Psychology," n.d.). However, color psychology also has concrete behavioral, cognitive, and counseling psychology applications. Until recently, most of the research on color psychology on human behavior has fallen within the rubric of marketing. Yet color psychology also has a broader application in fields such…… [Read More]

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Pearland High School Culture Study

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This polarization of different groups is likely to carry over into the classroom: socio-economic disadvantages often translate into economic disadvantages. If one population is more represented in higher-level classes this can foster prejudice. High-performing minority students may feel uncomfortable if they make up an even slimmer majority in their honors and AP classes.

The segregation in the business indicates how on an adult level there is even more community division. Students are to some extent 'forced' to be in a diverse environment in public schools while adults are not compelled to do so and the shopping throughout the city exhibited relatively homogenous patterns between the dominant composition of the neighborhoods, the owners of the shop, and the shoppers.

However, the high levels of education in the community and the changing population suggest that a more diverse and multicultural perspective is possible, provided there is greater political will within the school…… [Read More]

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Multicultural Studies Indeed the Interests

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One of the best examples of the mentality behind the development of the pedagogy of the oppressed, with regard to education is the evolution of the official restriction of curriculum to that which the African would need to survive in the economy of labor.

A the solutions to the "poor Whites" problem, as was indicated in the Carnegie Commission of Inquiry into Poor Whites in South Africa in 1932, were not bearing the expected fruits of "innate superiority." Thus, Verwoerd emphasized that the African "school must equip him [the African] to meet the demands which the economic life of South Africa will impose on him" (Mbere 1979, 106).The relationship between production and what is learned in schools reproduces unskilled and semiskilled labor power that allows domination and exploitation to occur. According to the CNE policy, Whites were perpetual parents who had to guide their "children," the Africans. This relationship of…… [Read More]

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Teen Pregnancy Study Into the

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This large number was selected to ensure that the power of statistical tests used in the study is of sufficient power to draw valid conclusions. It is expected that given the sensitive nature of the subject, there will be large numbers of selected participants who will decide not to participate, will drop out, or whose parents will not sign the consent form. All participants selected will be taken from the middle school and high school age teens, so aged from 12 through to 17 years old. Half of the sample, so around 400 participants, will be selected through simplified random sampling from school registers of the appropriate years from schools in the district. To ensure that an adequate number of the targeted groups of interest are selected, the other 400 participants will be selected by stratified random sampling. This will involve selecting 100 participants according to each of the following…… [Read More]

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Twelve Questions Answered for Case Study

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Competitive Advantage:

The "Five Forces" diagram illustrates the main concept of Michael Porter's theory of competitive advantage. It defines the rules of competition within any business. IVY Consulting Group's competitive strategy will only grow from a refined comprehension of the rules surrounding competition that regulate an industry's appeal. Porter states, the ultimate goal of competitive strategy is to manage and, ideally, to alter rules within the company's behavior. Acquisitions in Australia and Asia have resulted in a mismanagement and miscommunication within the company and the offices. The five forces define industry profitability, as well as how some industries can be more appealing than others are. IVY Consulting Group needs to alter its structure in order to compete and vie for the attention of its consumers. The critical question in defining profitability is how much value businesses can generate for their buyers, as well as how much of said value will…… [Read More]

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History of China a Study

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The new powerful leader who emerged from that struggle starting in 618 was Li Shimin. Some of the more notable accomplishments of Li Shimin involved restoring stable government, developing technological advances, and by utilizing the "free labor and military service of millions of peasants" he helped bring in enormous tax revenues to the point that the government was "more affluent than it had ever been."

Meantime during the time that the Tang dynasty was emerging as the power source, Buddhism helped to stimulate closer contact with other countries and cultures. According to Ping Yao, writing in the peer-reviewed journal Nan Nu, Chinese Buddhism became "instrumental in the development of mothers' identity and in the conceptualization of ideal maternal virtues" (Yao, 2008, p. 57). By examining the epitaphs that are left from the Tang dynasty, Ping Yao has determined that children whose mothers were strong Buddhists mostly complied with their mothers'…… [Read More]

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Ethnic Studies - Gangs Today's

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The involvement in block gangs results in the adolescents being more likely to carry guns for two reasons:

(1) Protection and a deterrent to violence; and (2) a strong belief that the opposing block-gang members will carry them. (Mateu-Gelabert, 2002)

Guns are in addition to being used as "a currency for respect and a source of protection" intricately related to the business of drug dealing and therefore their use is for protection of markets. Mateu-Gelabert notes that the "presence and use of guns in the neighborhood affects the sense of safety among adolescents, increasing their sense of insecurity and further convincing them of their need for protection…" (Mateu-Gelabert, 2002)

These conditions are those which immigrants recently arriving have to adapt to and quickly because the "block gang reality is their new environment." (Mateu-Gelabert, 2002) Mateu-Gelabert relates that new arrivals are referred to as "hicks" and that the inability…… [Read More]

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Marketing Case Study Funky Threads

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Of 109 females respondents, 66.4% indicated that they had an intent to purchase. However, only 33.6% of the 61 males who responded indicated that they had an intention to purchase. This means that the brand appears to appeal more to women than men. Women will represent a higher percentage of the target market than men.

Gender * Purchase intention Crosstabulation

Purchase intention


No, not likely

Yes, likely






% within Purchase intention









% within Purchase intention







% within Purchase intention

The first section of the research examines the likelihood of being able to develop a loyal customer following. Five questions were included in this section of the study. All five questions related to the willingness of customers to remain loyal to the brand, and if they would be willing to pay…… [Read More]

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psychological case'study using IPT

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Dawn's presenting problems, such as a sleep-related disorder and anxiety symptoms, it is possible that she may be diagnosed with a mild depression, or to use the DSM-V code, F32.0 Major depressive disorder, single episode, mild. Measured on the Ham-D scale of depression, Dawn's score will likely fall between 9-12 (Weissman, Markovitz & Klerman, 2007). However, monitoring Dawn over time will be necessary to see if the depression is recurrent.

It is unclear when her "feeling stressed" about her grades began, exactly, or when her sleep patterns started to be disrupted. Therefore, if a DSM-V diagnosis is necessary, the F32.0 diagnosis is the most sensible for now. As Hayes, Pistorello & Levin (2012) also point out, the DSM diagnoses are limited in applicability and accuracy. They have "failed to give rise to functional diagnostic entities, which is a major goal of syndromal diagnosis," (p. 976). The process of diagnosis also…… [Read More]

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Zongshen Case Study Management Report

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Zongshen R+d

Innovations in strategic planning

Organizational analysis of Chinese industrial firm, Zhongqing Zongshen Automobile Industry Manufacturing Co., Ltd., offers much in terms of understanding the global powerhouse as an industrial economy of scale. If China's macro-economic position is one of increased export growth, then micro-analyses enable us to uncover the ingenuity and strategies behind the giant. Zongshen Motorcycle brand is one of the core subsidiaries of Zongshen Industrial Group, with consumer recognition in the capital market. The mission of the company is to improve the quality of life of human beings through innovation of clean, convenient and safe transportation tools (Zongshen, 2010).

In 2008, expansion of the two-wheeled motorcycle concern in its multi-scale strategic plan encouraged growth through: domestic sales, import and export agreements, and key & important component distribution. The integrated strategy resulted in substantial returns, with export sales at $100 million alone. The Company reports cumulative assets…… [Read More]

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Group Case Study-Group in What Way Do

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Case Study-Group

In what way do you consider that cultural differences between the Japanese and Australians have impacted on how this trading relationship was developed?

History teaches the people on how Australia was a country made up of immigrants who were mostly from Britain. The unwanted moved to Australia and tried developing it. The low class Asians also flooded Australia and it became more of a cosmopolitan country due to the mixed race. The Australians are known for not holding on to their past (Les 2012). With the population of Japan being over three times that of Australia, more food stuff is required in Japan. Japan is known for its advanced technology which has raised the lifestyles of its people. This means they demand for better food and not genetically modified foods. Having received a consignment from America which contained genetically modified soya meant for the animals, the Japanese…… [Read More]

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Managing Diversity Matters a Study on Qantas

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Managing Diversity Matters

A Study on QANTAS

Women Representation at QANTAS

QANTAS' Focus on Diverse Needs of Customers

QANTAS Ideology Regarding Recruitment of Youth

Challenges Faced By QANTAS

In today's challenging global scenario where competition is rising every day, it is necessary for Multinational organizations to address the basic need of today's business world: diversity. Customers, employees, strategic alliances, competitors, industry norms etc.; they are all subject to changes every day. This is the reason why organizations must need to show adaptability to the change and address the diverse needs of all these stakeholders. Furthermore, while discussing MNCs, it is noticeable that one of the industries (with highest degree of diversity in its operations) is the aviation industry. Australia is one of the most culturally diverse in the world, according to a 2009 study by L. Leveson in the International Journal of Manpower. The study explored current attitudes to diversity…… [Read More]

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SOP as My Undergraduate Studies Reach Their

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As my undergraduate studies reach their finish, I am ready to embark upon the next phase of my academic career. The Bradford University's reputable MSc program in Finance, Accounting, and Management offers the depth and breadth I am currently seeking. As an international student who has lived in the UK for the past four years, I also believe I have much to offer to Bradford and its student body. I have the ability and desire to work with my fellow graduate students on projects that will expand our knowledge about the rapidly changing world of business and finance. The gamut of group projects I have participated in throughout my undergraduate career shows that an international perspective, especially an Asian one, can greatly enhance the power and potential of any given project. During my graduate studies, I hope to deepen my understanding of finance and management in particular. Currently, my…… [Read More]

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Country Study Assessment on Iran Political Assessment

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POLITICAL OVERVIEW: The former Persia became present day Iran on April 1st 1979. Before that Persia was a Monarchy and its last ruler was Shah Muhammad Reza Pahlavi. He lost favor with the people and the religious clerics of the country. The clerics chose to exile Pahlavi and establish a theocracy. Theocracy refers to a government type where majority of decision making and political power is in the hands of a religious leader, in other words a country that adopts religious law as its legal system

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini a Conservative cleric took over the reins of the nation.

The government structure is complicated as its Parliament is a mixed bag of elected and unelected members. At the top of the hierarchy is the 'Supreme Leader.' military, judiciary and foreign policy fall under his command. An interesting aspect of Iranian government is the amount of accountability attached to federal…… [Read More]

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Market Study and Potential for EOT Cranes

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Market Study and Potential for EOT Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Jib, and the Market for Imported European Hoist and Crane Components in India.

A boom in the construction industry caused a corresponding boom in the demand for construction building equipment (specifically in cranes and hoists), which shows prediction of increasing in the future. Cement, steel, and construction industries have all been involved in this popularity, all of them requesting EOT cranes, Gentry cranes, JIB cranes and European-imported hoist and crane components. The market for machinery is huge, particularly for used machinery coming from Europe with the latter mostly being used in the unorganized sector. Off Highway Research (OHR), reported that in 2009, India sold 6,499 mobile cranes, most of which have been the pick and carry type. As of 2011, the market size for EOT cranes and hoists is approximately Rs 1,500 crore to 1,700 crore (Project Monitor). By the year…… [Read More]

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Levis Case Study Levi Strauss

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Just as subsidiaries can provide high quality, low-cost manufacturing, they can also offer Levi Strauss high value channels for distribution and marketing.

2. Levi Strauss's global expansion strategy depends on maintaining a networked structure, on strategically locating production and distribution operations worldwide, and perhaps especially on its approach to product customization. Customizing its products for different markets worldwide enhances sales in localized markets and helps Levi Strauss meet the needs of differential consumer demands.

Furthermore, Levi Strauss can expand the range of products it provides in all markets. If a certain cut, style, or color proves successful in one area, it may likely become a trend in another. Researching the needs of specific markets also allows Levi Strauss to design products for a target population. For instance, the Asian lines will include more production of smaller sizes vs. The North American or European markets. Localized trends and climate factors will…… [Read More]

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Ethnographic Study Shahin Is a

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On the surface, Shahin's problem is her weight. Her physical health will suffer if she does not attend to her nutritional needs. Yet as with most anorexic clients, Shahin is not as concerned about her physical symptoms as her loved ones are. Her self-deprivation is a sign of internal struggles. When interviewing Shahin, we talked about her perspective as well as her family's. As Kleinman & Benson (2006) suggest, an explanatory model encourages inquiry into fundamental beliefs about health and healing. How Shahin and her parents label the problem, what they feel its causes and effects are, and what they fear most about the condition were focal points of the interview.

What Shahin's parents saw in their daughter is the dramatic weight loss. Their focusing on the physical aspects of the condition is common and is not directly related to cultural perspectives because all parents should be worried about the…… [Read More]

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Data Warehouse Case Study VF

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From Supply Chain Efficiency to Customer Segmentation Focus

Because of this focus on supply chain forecasting accuracy and efficiency, the need for capturing very specific customer data becomes critical. The case study portrays the capturing of segmentation data as focused on growing each of the brands mentioned that VF relies on this data to base marketing, location development and store introductions, and pricing strategies on. In reality, the data delivered for these marketing programs and location-based analyses is also providing an agile and scalable platform for VF to more effectively manage and mitigate its supply chain risk as well.

Relying on Alteryx for data analysis as it has superior capability to Microsoft Access and Excel in conjunction with the use of SRC Software for geo-demographic analysis, VF has created a workflow for translating data warehouses into the basis of marketing and supply chain strategies. The strategic goal of getting the…… [Read More]

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Diabetes in the Asian Indian Population of Plainsboro New Jersey

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Windshield Survey of Diabetes in the Asian-Indian Community in Plainsboro, New Jersey: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

As the home to the second-largest population of Asian-Indians in the United States today (the first is another nearby small community, Edison, New Jersey) (Sahney, 2010). Out of a population of around 23,500, 16.97% of the residents of Plainsboro (or about 4,000) describe themselves as having Indian ancestry (Sahney, 2010). Although Plainsboro enjoys a high standard of living, a desirable community environment and state-of-the-art medical facilities, it is reasonable to suggest that some of the Asian-Indian population in this community remain marginalized due to an inability to afford these state-of-the-art health care services and the potential for cross-cultural differences in views about health care may further exacerbate this lack of access.

A growing body of evidence also indicates that Asian-Indians are among the highest-risk populations for developing diabetes, making this community an especially important…… [Read More]

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Diabetes Risks Among Asian Americans

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Area of Interest
Asian Americans have the highest proportion of undiagnosed diabetes than any other ethnic group in the United States, by far. According to the CDC (2017), one in every two Asian Americans has diabetes but has never been diagnosed, which is twice the national average. Research even suggests that Asian-Americans are a “greater risk” than other population groups for developing diabetes across the lifetime (Sun, 2015). More Asians have diabetes than any other population group worldwide (Asian Diabetes Prevention Initiative, 2017). However, there are some drawbacks with studying this population group. One is that Asian Americans comprise a vastly diverse group, typically defined as being anyone with origins in South Asia (the Indian subcontinent), East Asia (China, Japan, Korea), and Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore). This means that it may be even more difficult to narrow down causal variables and create culturally appropriate treatment interventions or public health…… [Read More]

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International Education Exchange and Studying Abroad

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Role of Study Abroad in Preparing Globally Responsible Teachers and Students

According to the research, most of the pre-service teachers that belong to middle class, are White and speak only the English language. Along with this the research further shows that these teachers usually don't really know much about the culture, background or life style of the non-White students due to lack of exposure (Sleeter, 2008). Majority of these teachers also don't make an effort to try and expand their knowledge or re-confirm the facts that they think they already know about these non-White students with regards to their beliefs, culture etc. (Ladson-Billings, 2007).

Also, these pre-service teachers don't make an effort to get involved in the political, social and historical issues which would help them in understanding the inequality that exists in the society towards people belonging to other groups and ethnicities (Jennings, 2002). It is therefore the purpose…… [Read More]

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Effectiveness of Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education among Asian Americans

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There are various risk factors that have been associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. These include, but they are not limited to, ethnicity and lifestyle. With regard to ethnicity, it is important to note that people of Asian descent have a higher predisposition to type 2 diabetes, in comparison to persons of European ancestry. Some of the complications associated with type 2 diabetes include cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, and nerve damage. It therefore follows that the relevance of proper control and management of type 2 diabetes cannot be overstated. For most persons with type 2 diabetes, the optimal control of the same tends to be a challenge. In that regard, therefore, there is need to assess how effective patient-specific dietary and lifestyle modifications are towards the control and management of type 2 diabetes. Towards this end, this study will chart pre-education and post-education glucose levels of 5-10…… [Read More]

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The Efficacy of Culture Specific Interventions for Diabetic Asian Americans

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Type 2 diabetes is increasing in prevalence across the United States at a rate that cannot be explained by genetics alone. Obesity and inactivity are thought to play a strong role in the notable spike in the number of sufferers. On the other hand, genetics still plays a significant role in the likelihood of developing the disorder. As noted by Nguyen (et al. 2015) type 2 diabetes currently is present in approximately 9% of Asian Americans, with disproportionate numbers among Filipino, Pacific Islander, Japanese, and South Asian groups. Asian-Americans appear to develop type 2 diabetes at lower BMIs than those of other ethnic groups, suggesting the need for greater vigilance of patients’ weights and different clinical guidelines based upon genetic differences. According to a randomized clinical control trial of pre-diabetics (n = 3234) called the Diabetes Prevention Program, development of diabetes was reduced by 58% through a lifestyle education program,…… [Read More]

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Relationship Between Social Support and Depression Among Asian American Adults

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Social Support and Depression

Among Asian-American Adults

The Relationship between Social Support and Depression among Asian-American Adults

There is evidence to suggest that Asian-Americans are less likely than European-Americans to seek social support for depression. As several studies suggest a direct link to perceived social support and depression recovery, it is important to address the reasons why Asian-Americans are reluctant to seek support. Specifically, the more social support perceived -- to include support from family, friends, and spiritual or religious beliefs -- the more likely a person is to recover from depression; however, there is also evidence to suggest that certain types of support can actually exacerbate depression in Asian-Americans.

For the purposes of this paper, I will present a literature review of five academic articles addressing the subject of social support and depression among Asian-Americans. The primary concerns of the articles include:

What cultural differences inform the reluctance to…… [Read More]

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Epidemiology of Diabetes among Asian Americans

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The role of descriptive epidemiology in nursing science is very important as it helps to provide information that can be used by nurses to prevent the spread of disease, develop effective interventions, and engage in further research. A descriptive epidemiologic study is one that examines a specific population and identifies the amount and distribution of health and design within that population (Giroux, 2015). Descriptive epidemiology looks at variables, such as person, place and time—variables that affect the incidence of disease. Race, sex, age, socioeconomic status, geography, environment, and patterns of appearance are all factors that descriptive epidemiology will consider when attempting to classify a disease’s occurrence (Hsu, Araneta, Kanaya, Chiang & Fujimoto, 2015). The role of descriptive epidemiology in nursing is thus situated in the idea that it provides education, information, and a pathway to strategies for helping patients and preventing the spread of disease (Saggu, Rehman, Abbas & Ansari,…… [Read More]

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Diabetes Health and Prevention for Asian Americans

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PICOT question: In Asian Americans with type 2 diabetes (P), does a culturally tailored diabetes education program, including patient-specific dietary and lifestyle modifications, (I) reduce A1C levels (O) after 2 months (T) versus a control group of Asian Americans?
Introduction with a problem statement
Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and growing problem throughout the modern world. The United States especially has seen an increase in type 2 diabetes cases in non-white people. Asian Americans are a notable segment of the American population that develop type 2 diabetes. Intervention strategies aimed at reducing certain markers like HbA1C levels may see improvement if culturally tailored methods are implemented. This essay is aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of a culturally tailored diabetic educational intervention to reduce HbA1C levels among Asian-Americans with type 2 diabetes.
Brief synthesized review.
Racial and ethnic minorities are experiencing a rise in type 2 diabetes cases. “Diabetes is…… [Read More]

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Type 2 Diabetes Among Asian Americans

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Quantitative Versus Qualitative Study Comparison:
Type 2 Diabetes Among Asian Americans
Research study types tend to fall into two distinct categories—that of qualitative and quantitative research. Quantitative research studies are data-driven and seek to answer a particular research question. Qualitative research studies are open-ended and inductive in their techniques; even when they may use statistical data, their focus is experiential. When assessing the impact of a lifestyle disease like type 2 diabetes, it is particularly important to consider the lived, subjective experiences of participants, despite the protest from some quarters that qualitative research is not real science. While it might be true that the risks of developing the condition can be mitigated through weight loss and healthier eating, individuals do not always show a willingness to make lifestyle changes until it is too late. Genetic factors have a predisposition in terms of increasing the likelihood of someone developing diabetes but…… [Read More]

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Media and Cultural Studies Term

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Set 2: United Kingdom Media

The Guardian

Across the ocean, Phillip French wrote a review in the United Kingdom-based newspaper, The Guardian on the 10th of October, 2004. The review did not flatter this particular movie in the least. French categorized the film as popular fare, keeping in vein with Chadha's earlier works, and still having nothing clever to offer.

"Chadha, as she has shown in her previous pictures - Bhaji on the Beach, What's Cooking? Bend It Like Beckham - is a crowd-pleaser, and the chief characteristics of her new film are populist cheek and cosmopolitan chic rather than subtle social observation." (The Guardian, 2004)

French's scathing review seems to almost call the film cheesy and overdone, it's overly geared to be popular and cosmopolitan that it completely misses the mark on being a film that can comment on social circumstances in a subtle manner and instead throws itself…… [Read More]

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Sustainable Development in the Southeast Asian Context

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Sustainable Development in the South Asian Context

The objective of this study is to explore the meaning of 'sustainable development' in the Southeast Asian context.

(1) Can there be a common definition of sustainable development?

(2) Does it define a starting point, a process, or an end goal?

(3) Can if provide a coherent theory?

(4) Is it a workable concept in practice?

(5) How do different political parties enforce the implementation of sustainable development?

(6) What contradictions exist between economic growth and environmental protection in Southeast Asia?

(7) Is there a common definition of sustainable development, which applies to all cases?

Sustainable development means different things to different individuals and groups and there is yet to be a commonly acknowledged and accepted definition for sustainable development. Sustainable development falls under the influence of various political mindsets and the implementation of sustainable development can be differentiated on the bases of…… [Read More]



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