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Growing up in a Large City
The world is becoming increasingly urbanized, with more than half the world's people already living it cities. By 2030, 60% of the world's people will live in cities, in contrast to 30% in 1950 (orld Bank, 2010). ith this increased urbanization come a number of benefits to people, but this high degree of urbanization also comes with drawbacks as well. For children growing up in cities in particular there are distinct advantages and disadvantages. Overall, however, growing up in cities is a generally beneficial experience, especially in comparison with growing up in a suburban community.
One of the biggest advantages of growing up in a city is that it prepares one for modern living. ith the world becoming increasingly urbanized, it is important for people to become functional in an urban environment. City living has a distinct pace and feel, so it is essential that children….
Franklin, M. (1999). Preparing children for a multicultural world. Children's Advocate. Retrieved December 1, 2010 from http://www.4children.org/issues/1999/september_october/preparing_children_for_a_multicultural_world/
Frontier Psychiatrist. (2009). Urban living, migration and mental health. Frontier Psychiatrist. Retrieved December 1, 2010 from http://frontierpsychiatrist.co.uk/urban-living-migration-and-mental-health/
Lehrer, J. (2009). How the city hurts your brain. Boston Globe. Retrieved December 1, 2010 from http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2009/01/04/how_the_city_hurts_your_brain/
World Bank. (2010). Urbanization. World Bank. Retrieved December 1, 2010 from http://youthink.worldbank.org/issues/urbanization
I did talk to her and it did help. She was very reassuring and said I could call her anytime. With my first child, I called her nearly every day for advice on what to do. I remember once I fed the baby orange juice and all of a sudden she threw it up -- it shot across the room and really scared me. I called my husband's mother and she said I needed to dilute it before I fed it to the baby -- either that, or buy "baby orange juice" for her. It wasn't just the physical aspects of their care that worried me. I wasn't sure how to relate to them. My husband said, "Just relate to them as little human beings," and of course, that is what they are. But it wasn't quite that simple. How much should I hold them? When should I be….
Growing Up Male or Female in America
Although the status of women in America has improved significantly in the recent past, women in today's American society still face a number of unique challenges. Growing up female in America thus still remains relatively challenging. This text highlights why girls in today's American society still face greater challenges than their male counterparts and how the situation is likely to unfold going forward. Further, the text offers suggestions on how the gender-related challenges facing children as they grow up can be eased.
Growing up Male of Female in America
According to Seeman, it can be argued "that girls face certain challenges in early adolescence that boys do not face" (77). A number of reasons can be presented in support of this assertion. One of the reasons that have been brought forward for this has got to do with the existing gender differences especially in regard to….
Growing up female in American often puts you at a disadvantage. It often seems there are many more opportunities open to men than women in America, even today. Throw in any kind of curve, such as ethnicity or religious background, and the gap between men and women, American and "foreigner," widens. People are not always what they seem on the outside, you know. Take your narrator, for example. A twenty-six-year-old female, born in the United States, and grew up in Forestville, Maryland. This could be anyone in the world. Except, it is not. It is a real person with real ideals and real emotions. Throw in the title "Pakistani Muslim," and the complete package changes. To some people, this person changes simply because of that title. Life is definitely more difficult because of that title.
The family neighborhood in Forestville is not what you might think. It is not a middle-class….
A achieved freedom from Buffet's insightful remark about "right truth." I realized that I have limited my knowledge and ability to explore and discover because I have set myself to look only for the "right truth." Without me knowing it, the truth that I have been seeking is not so much about another person's viewpoint, but my own, personal philosophy -- my statement of truth as I have experienced and lived it. It is through the Buffet quote that I began to acknowledge that I can be both recipient and producer of knowledge, exploring knowledge about life while at the same time, sharing it with others through my own interpretation, my "version" of the 'right truth.'
Creating a personal philosophy or my version of the 'right truth' developed my self-confidence and increased my perceived self-worth. These are important developments in my personality induced by Buffet's statement, since it inspired me to….
Growing up means more than simply aging, becoming taller, bigger, etc., it also involves a certain amount of intellectual and emotional maturing. This means that in order to grow up, people must dispel childish notions and beliefs, and come to have a deeper understanding of life. Money, or more properly economics, and how people deal with it, understand it, and relate to it is often a measure of how mature a person has become. Financial success can be an effective way to calculate how well a person has matured, however, if taken too far it can also lead to a loss of human emotions and feelings. Two short stories which deal with the subject of maturity and money are The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara, and Tobias Wolff's The ich Brother. Both of these stories have money at their center, and both seek to send a message, however, both stories….
Bambara, Toni Cade. (1972). The Lesson. Retrieved from http://cai.ucdavis.edu/gender/thelesson.html
Wolff, Tobias. (1985). The Rich Brother. In Richard Ford (Ed.), The Granta Book of the American Short Story. (pp. 565-580). London: Granta in Association with Viking.Print
" (Clarke, 34). They also stress the importance of not making the rules immutable; this is because if they cannot be changed, they effectively function as the child's structure; instead the structure itself should maintain its implicit properties through plastic rule-making.
In addition to boundaries, children need to be nurtured. Still, this nurturing need not be boundless smothering, but instead should be restrained, assertive, and supportive care. One key to nurturing one's child in this manner has to do with the mechanisms through which we reassure them and ourselves when things go wrong. Clarke and Dawson call this practice discounting. Essentially, parents need to empower their children to face their fears and problems, rather than demeaning their concerns.
ith this general methodology outlined, Clarke and Dawson attempt to specify how parenting should change as children enter different stages of their lives. Their overall plan for this is to merely take things on….
Women who are smart and accomplished feel pressure to be extremely thin, look good in tight clothing, wear high heels, and to constantly create a pleasing visual spectacle -- even when they are just enjoying themselves in a casual and relaxed fashion. Women must always justify their existence with a show of extreme femininity -- they can never simply be themselves.
There is a paradox that Asian women can never satisfy: on one hand, within the family the perfect Asian woman is supposed to be childlike and girlish and to know nothing about sex. On the other hand, the images of the mass media suggest that the ideal Asian woman is hyper-sexualized. No matter how a woman behaves, there is always a sense of guilt and of being incomplete because there is no way a single woman can embody both images. Even people from outside the culture tend to see….
"Alllllllllright now, the party can begin, Uncle Pete is here," my father attempted to catch his brother at the door and stop his entrance salutation. He was not quick enough. "Pete, hold it down this year a bit will ya, Millie is in the dumps with the Kennedy thing and it was all I could do to keep the Dinner on."
"Okay Joe, but if anybody got a right to be sad its you and me, after all they killed him because he was Irish ya know?"
At that my mother came bursting out of the kitchen, "What the hell are you talking about, killed him because he was Irish, they assassinated him because he was Catholic! Irish, Jesus you have got to be kidding."
"Hey now," said Pete, "You know he was on the side of the IRA and his father was one of them that probably supplied them with money and….
Sarty realizes that his family's circumstances are the direct result of his father's actions and he slowly begins to realize that, as a man, he does not to life the kind of life his father did. However, if he decides to life a life different from that of his father, he knows he must break away from his family altogether. This will do two things for Sarty. It will set him free and it will end the destruction in his life. Sarty also knows that the sooner he makes his move toward a better life, the closer he will be to these things.
Things change for Sarty on the de Spain plantation. Abner could see nothing good about the plantation. Sarty, however, saw hope along with his father behaving foolishly. In a moment of frustration, Abner rubs dirt on the carpet -- a deed which requires Sarty's sisters the better….
There are many theorist who attempt explain or describe the different stages of development. Freud talks about the individuals stages of psychosexual development. According to Freud there are five stages of psychosexual development. Erickson talks about the eight stages of psychosocial development. Piaget discussed four different stages of cognitive development. In this paper I will discuss these theorist and their theories of development, through middle and late childhood and adolescents. I will also utilize different aspects of these theories to create my own theories.
Erikson's five stages of psychosocial development go from birth to adolescents and the other three describes adulthood (Kendra, 2010). In the first stage trust vs. mistrust, goes from birth to one-year-old. In this stage of development trust is developed based on dependability and quality of the child's caregiver. The second stage is autonomy vs. shame and doubt; this is the early childhood stage which focuses….
Biro, F.M., & Dorn, L.D. (2006, October). Puberty and adolescent sexuality. Pediatric Annals, 34(10), 777.
Chandola, T., Deary, I.J., Blane, D., & Batty, G.D. (2006). Childhood IQ in relation to obesity and weight gain in adult life: The National Child Development (1958) study. International Journal of Obesity, (30), 1422.
Kendra, C. (2010). Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development. About Psychology. Retrieved on December 4, 2010 from http://psychology.about.com/od/theoriesofpersonality/a/psychosocial.htm
Piaget's theory. (1980). The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Retrieved from http://220.127.116.11:8080/EPSessionID=544680141e919779e32f4a6cb53c8683/EPHost=credoreference.com/EPPath/entry.do?id=4410649
growing up one of my favorite daily activities was the pleasure of reading the daily newspaper. The daily newspaper was my primary source of information regarding the local community, my favorite athletic teams, entertainment news, and, of course, the comics. At the time, in the days before the proliferation of the internet, I never envisioned that the daily newspaper that I had known since I was a small child would ever stop appearing at my front door. Yet, just a few years later, the reality that this might occur is not only possible it is highly probable.
The recent years have not been kind to the newspapers (Perez-Pena, 2008). Even the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are experiencing decreasing readership and lessening advertisement interest. Cities that had once eagerly supported three or four different daily newspapers are now struggling to support one. In many moderately sized communities….
Meyer, P. (2009, September 25). The Elite Newspaper of the Future. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from American Journalism Review: http://www.bhs.cc/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/AJR-The-Elite-Newspaper-of-the-Future.pdf
Perez-Pena, R. (2008, October 27). Newspaper Circulation Continues to Decline Rapidly. New York Times, p. B4.
Tofel, R.J. (2009). Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, The Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Slut! Growing Up Female With a Bad eputation" author Leorna Tanenbaum has skillfully tackled the highly controversial subject of labeling. While it appears to be about the negative impact of being called a 'whore' or a 'slut', deep down this essay reflects the sentiments of every victim of labeling. When a person is labeled, he becomes a subject of negative scrutiny, which compels him to either adopt the very behavior that befits the label or start behaving in a completely opposite manner in sheer desperation to get rid of the label. What we don't realize is that the victim goes through immense agony and mental torture as she starts to either conform to the label or oppose it. Both roads are equally dangerous since they reflect a tortured soul that was forced to take a path that he/she would have otherwise avoided. For example a woman who is called….
The data sample will also be characterized and the structure of the sample will be put into consideration .at the final stage of the initial data analysis the findings are documented and any corrections that are deemed important are made at this stage. The main data analysis phase follows that is aimed at answering the actual research question as well as any analysis that will be important when it comes to writing the first report of the research.
Future application of the research
The data that has been collected and analyzed can now be put into use. This information can be used to help immigrant students when it comes to their stay in schools. The data will be used in helping them overcome the challenges that might face them in schools so that they can be better students. The information can also be used to giving directions to schools so as….
D'Souza, J.B. (2011). Children of immigrants and their challenges.Retrieved March 7, 2013 from http://canadianimmigrant.ca/family/children-of-immigrants-and-their-challenges
Dalcour, J. (2010).Problems of immigrant children. Retrieved March 7, 2013 from http://www.ehow.com/info_8391989_problems-immigrant-children.html
Davies, L. (2011).Children from immigrant families 'face significant challenges' in UK schools. Retrieved March 7, 2013 from http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/sep/11/children-immigrant-families-uk-schools
Growing up in Africa, I had no concept of the Western approach to mental illness. Rather than treating the mentally ill as sick people, many Africans believe that mental illness is a manifestation of something else, traditionally a curse. Therefore, the steps taken to help the person are not helpful, and, in many cases, can actually compound the underlying mental health condition. Coming to the United States, one of the most significant cultural learning experiences I had was discovering that being "crazy" is not the result of a curse, but that mental illness consists of a constellation of diseases, many of them with successful treatments, if no cures. I have remained fascinated with mental health issues and the notion that, with treatment, people suffering from mental illnesses can live happy and successful lives. This knowledge led me to become a nurse practitioner focusing on psychiatry, where I currently work as….
Growing up in a Large City The world is becoming increasingly urbanized, with more than half the world's people already living it cities. By 2030, 60% of the world's people…Read Full Paper ❯
I did talk to her and it did help. She was very reassuring and said I could call her anytime. With my first child, I called her nearly…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Growing Up Male or Female in America Although the status of women in America has improved significantly in the recent past, women in today's American society still face a number…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
Growing up female in American often puts you at a disadvantage. It often seems there are many more opportunities open to men than women in America, even today. Throw…Read Full Paper ❯
Black Studies - Philosophy
A achieved freedom from Buffet's insightful remark about "right truth." I realized that I have limited my knowledge and ability to explore and discover because I have set myself…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
Growing up means more than simply aging, becoming taller, bigger, etc., it also involves a certain amount of intellectual and emotional maturing. This means that in order to grow…Read Full Paper ❯
" (Clarke, 34). They also stress the importance of not making the rules immutable; this is because if they cannot be changed, they effectively function as the child's structure;…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Women who are smart and accomplished feel pressure to be extremely thin, look good in tight clothing, wear high heels, and to constantly create a pleasing visual spectacle…Read Full Paper ❯
Mythology - Religion
"Alllllllllright now, the party can begin, Uncle Pete is here," my father attempted to catch his brother at the door and stop his entrance salutation. He was not quick…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
Sarty realizes that his family's circumstances are the direct result of his father's actions and he slowly begins to realize that, as a man, he does not to…Read Full Paper ❯
Growing Up There are many theorist who attempt explain or describe the different stages of development. Freud talks about the individuals stages of psychosexual development. According to Freud there…Read Full Paper ❯
Communication - Journalism
growing up one of my favorite daily activities was the pleasure of reading the daily newspaper. The daily newspaper was my primary source of information regarding the local…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Slut! Growing Up Female With a Bad eputation" author Leorna Tanenbaum has skillfully tackled the highly controversial subject of labeling. While it appears to be about the negative…Read Full Paper ❯
The data sample will also be characterized and the structure of the sample will be put into consideration .at the final stage of the initial data analysis the…Read Full Paper ❯
DRNP Growing up in Africa, I had no concept of the Western approach to mental illness. Rather than treating the mentally ill as sick people, many Africans believe that mental…Read Full Paper ❯