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sexuality: Scholarly vs. popular media source comparison
According to Roberts (et al. 2010), sexuality is becoming increasingly viewed as a commodity in the discourse of the western urban economy. Various terms that have been applied to this new emerging culture include 'striptease culture' and a 'pleasure-saturated culture' in which highly sexualized services and images such as lap-dancing have become mainstreamed and common (Roberts et al. 2010). Contrary to stereotypes that only lower-class women participate in the sex trade out of desperation, there has been a growing trend towards normalizing exotic dancing and other once-fringe aspects of the sex industry. For example, some students are resorting to sex work as a way of paying off exorbitant student loans. Previous studies have found that mitigating factors to students entering the sex industry include "family support, boyfriends, body image, self-confidence, and a lack of knowledge of (how to enter) the sex…… [Read More]
Scholars must use reliable information to build new conclusions and arguments of their own. If the information they use to build an argument is in any way flawed or unreliable, their entire conclusion can thus be in jeopardy. As such, one way to ensure that the information a scholar compiles is valid enough is to use peer reviewed articles from reliable academic journals. Peer reviewed articles have the their advantages, as well as some disadvantages, but in the end are the best choice for scholarly research.
In this exercise, a peer reviewed article was chosen to be used as a source of analysis for the peer review process. Leung (2013) wrote the article "Generational Differences in Content Generation in Social Media: The oles of the Gratifications Sought and of Narcissism" for the scholarly journal Computers and Human Behavior that was accessed through the Elsevier database. The journal explores how past,…… [Read More]
organizational/industrial psychology. The author endeavored to find such an article and found one by Guest and Zijstra. The article pertains to the academic perceptions of research evidence that exist when it comes to work and organizational psychology. The study was executed in 2012 by the aforementioned authors. The facets of the study that will be covered include the purpose of the experiment, the methods that were used, the statistical analyses that were utilized and a summary of the results and discussion of the study. The author of this report will also offer a personal perspective about what shall be reviewed in this study.
Purpose of the Experiment
As mostly noted in the introduction, the purpose of the study or experiment is to measure and quantify the perceptions about the academic and scholarly research that is involved and present when it comes to work on organizational psychology. They study's introduction and…… [Read More]
Graham, M. (2007). Art, ecology and art education: locating art education in a critical place-Based pedagogy. Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research, 48(4): 375-391.
This study situates place-based education in the context of critical pedagogy in order to provide a framework for art education with a focus on ecology. The study asserts that the local places are marginalized and undermined by the emphasis on consumption in the global sense. Ecological issues, such as destroyed habitats, deteriorating wilderness, alienation, homelessness, and detachment are all the felt effects of global economies. The study uses a critical place-based pedagogical framework to show how ecology can be supported in art education and why it is important to do so for both society and the environment, and why art education is a suitable vehicle for this approach.
The study is loosely constructed and lacks a definite approach to its subject. The…… [Read More]
Drunk driving Sources scholarly it a problem solution research paper ( argue / solution) Solution: Increase fines ( jail time / suspend licenses permanently) - educating teens Only ONE solution pick .
Driving nowadays has become a relatively common aspect of every day life. More and more people are inseparable from their cars, motorcycles or other private means of transportation. As the number of people using private vehicles increases, so does the number of serious accidents on the motorways. One of the reasons for these accidents is drunk driving which has become a serious concern not only for the authorities but also for the civil society. There are a lot of aspects that can be taken into account when discussing possible means through which the number of fatal casualties as well as injuries can be reduced. Given that the civil society and the population at large has an immense role…… [Read More]
Franklin was a natural scientist, one who was fascinated with the natural world and who was also dedicated to documenting and understanding its workings. Morgan notes that Franklin was "continually designing experiments" and "had the same curiosity about the world that drives today's scientists," (8; 9). Franklin was, therefore, ahead of his time, and as Morgan states, felt he was "born too soon," (ix).
Morgan's biography is well-organized and straightforward but is not strictly chronological. hile he attempts to offer a basically linear account of Franklin's life in the context of his many achievements, Morgan presents Franklin's life more in terms of overarching themes than of how the man proceeded from childhood through old age. For example, Morgan begins by describing Franklin's fascination with the oceanic world, which led him to investigate other scientific processes and manifestations including lightening. Moreover, Franklin's spirituality and religiosity followed him throughout his career, influencing…… [Read More]
"Studies in Philology 99.2 (2002): 123-151. Platinum Periodicals. ProQuest. 4 Apr. 2009 http://www.proquest.com/
An examination how Marlowe's plays often use religion as a theme, but contain irreligious implications, reflective of the strains of atheism, mysticism, and even heretical Christian sects during the time, referring to "the heated religious milieu of mid-seventeenth-century London…many people claimed to be visited by od and instructed to accomplish some religious sign or undertaking" (Moore 123).
Alchin, L.K. Elizabethan Era. Updated March 20, 2008. 4 Apr 2009.
Published by a British historical organization, sponsored by the British government, the site provides an introduction to food, music, weaponry, sports and daily life of the age.
"Elizabethan England in the Time of Romeo and Juliet." Montgomery Schools. 4 Apr 2009.
Published by a school, but provides detailed information into mundane aspects of daily life, like the sewer system, combined with extensive biographies of important historical…… [Read More]
Please locate 6 scholarly journals
Alfred Adler: A short literature review
Alfred Alder is one of the most noteworthy early psychologists to break from the Freudian model and to provide a new way of conceptualizing the human consciousness beyond the Freudian model of repression. Alfred's psychoanalytic theory developed as a "reaction to Freud's theories on the development of the self. Adler split with Freud over the centrality of sexuality in the formation of personality (Dewey, 1991). In contrast to Freud, Adler expressed the view that human behavior is holistic (nonreductive), ideological (goal-driven), and socially oriented" (Peluso et al. 2004). Adler believed that based on family relationships, by the time a child is 6, he or she has developed a 'style of life' through which he or she interacts with the world. Key to developing normally was developing a social interest, or way of relating to others in a manner…… [Read More]
But it may be that there lurked in them some trace of the impatient contempt with which the medical profession of an earlier day regarded the neuroses, seeing in them the unnecessary results of invisible lesions." (Freud, 1937, p. 373)This is to say that, from Freud's perspective, it had been historically the presumption of the therapy process that the speed with which one was treated and addressed was to a high priority. To this point, it had previously been seen that those who defied treatment with this level of expediency were beyond the reach of therapeutic methods. Freud discounted this position, instead making the primary argument that the length of time for some patients could be seen as necessarily prolonged. Indeed, Freud even points to the likelihood that some subjects would benefit from an interminable course of therapy in which regular consultation could help to alleviate the pressures of one's…… [Read More]
The step scholarly reading writing critical evaluation, apply a specific lens, context, criteria reach reasoned judgments articulate clear claims-based credible evidence. Evaluation shaped topic, audience, and lens.
Critically evaluating leadership theories
Defining what makes great leadership often seems like trying to capture lightning on camera: everyone agrees it is spectacular, but it is very difficult to encapsulate and define what it clearly is in a manner that is truly representative of its power. That is why so many people say that great leaders are born, not made. However, throughout the ages, various theorists have attempted to define what makes a great leader in a reasoned and analytical fashion.
One of the most common views of leadership can be summed up as the 'great man' concept of leadership -- the idea that leaders must be charismatic and motivate with their personalities as well as give directives. This concept still…… [Read More]
The scholarly website on organizational culture that is being reviewed is the Harvard Business eview, which produces content on a variety of business issues, among them organizational culture and mentoring. Within this website there are a number of articles, some of which were written for publication in the Harvard Business eview itself, and others of which were produced for the HB.org blog network. The blogs are produced by experts from both industry and academia in order to inform readers and stimulate discussion on these business topics.
An example of how the site works is found in a blog post by Watkins (2013). This post discusses the author's attempts to spark a discussion about the subject on LinkedIn, and the responses that this discussion generated. This is an interesting post because it gathers a wide variety of opinions about organizational culture and uses quotes from different site users as…… [Read More]
Thrasher et al. (*) is scholarly since it is published in a peer-reviewed accredited journal. Obviously, then the article was closely considered by a cadre of professionals well-schooled in the field. The article, to, brings sources for each of its observations. These sources are related to the author's observations, serve to support his theme and move his argument forward, and come from reliable, scientific journals. Finally, the article incorporates the empirical scientific method for investigating its hypothesis and formats its conclusions in the accepted scientific / academic style: Introduction; method; Results; and Discussion / Conclusion. The whole essay is preceded by an Abstract that is less than the required 250 words. The essay, too, faithfully follows APA citation. Sections are clearly labeled and relevant to their themes. Statistical notation is accurate. The two diagrams in the Appendix also follow APA / scholarly requirements in that the Tablke is accularley labeled,…… [Read More]
academic or scholarly writing. The biggest thing is the professionalism that goes into the work.. A good piece of scholarly writing requires that the researcher has developed genuine scholarship in the field. It is the knowledge and quality of the research that determines whether something is scholarly writing or not, not the quality of writing. So basically, you need to start by learning as much as you can about the subject, approaching your research from a number of different angles. That also means using the best sources.
Source are important. Generally, sources are academic in nature themselves. You can make exceptions where data are concerned -- an economist or archaeologist will use primary source data for example, but you must build everything around research and scholarly work that has been peer reviewed. The key to the peer review system is that the author of the work has it reviewed by…… [Read More]
copying the ideas of the other writers in your works without acknowledging the sources. In other words, plagiarism is the act of taking the written works of others writers with the intention of transferring the contents as your own works without citing the references. A paraphrasing is the method that writers can employ to avoid plagiarism, and one of the challenges that many writers face when completing their course works is the method of paraphrasing without falling into plagiarism.
Objective of this paper is to discuss the strategy of presenting the scholarly writing without falling into plagiarism. The paper also paraphrases part of the contents from the paper of O'Conner, (2003).
Method of Presenting Scholarly Writing, Paraphrasing and Plagiarism
A paraphrasing is the method of correctly rewrite the contents of another writers using your own words, which correctly reflect the original contents. The paraphrase also refers to the method of…… [Read More]
traditional form of a scholarly, well-researched article, beginning with an overview of previous research before delving into the independent work of the author. The article deals with a phenomenon -- the increase in obesity -- in a manner supported by much of the current scientific coverage on the topic. It specifically deals with how obesity may be caused by environmental factors, such as overeating, lack of activity, and stress. The article takes a scientific approach to understanding the complex causal relationship between these factors.
• Is the information relevant to the topic?
The article deploys a cross-sectional study of BMI and job stress, based upon the subject's perceived stressors at the job using Karasek's Job Content Questionnaire, an instrument with pre-tested reliability and validity. The test subjects' BMI was also recorded. Ultimately, the study was not able to determine if job stress caused subjects to be more likely to be…… [Read More]
All three articles are scholarly because they were written by professional educators, mostly professors at the university level, who carried out statistical studies of the reading abilities of students. One of these studies used a control group, another compared males and females, and the third compared highly-motivated and less-motivated learners. In "Solving the Problem of Summer eading Loss" (2011), James S. Kim and Thomas G. White studied four groups of 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to determine the efficacy of summer reading programs. Kim was a professor at the Harvard School of Education and White a research scientist at the University of Virginia, and the focus of their research in was the well-known discrepancy in reading levels between low-income and middle-income students and between whites and minorities. Pok-Chua Siah, a professor of psychology and counseling and Wai-Ling Kwok, a postgraduate student, conducted a study of the effectiveness…… [Read More]
She also emphasizes the fact that "…the pervasiveness of social prejudice and institutionalized discrimination against lesbians and gay men" presents a powerful influence in psychological research (160). The attack on gay and lesbian parenting research is amazingly similar to the attack on climate change by the right wing (conservatives say the scientific research is biased); and it is similar to attacks on laws prohibiting lead bullets in California Condor habitat (the NRA insists the research is biased against gun owners). The pattern is clear: if a group or political party disagrees with a policy, then they attack the research as biased.
Females Raised in a Single-Parent Family: is there a Risk of Early Pregnancy?
Meantime, Lawrence u and Brian Martinson have conducted empirically-based research in a seemingly honest, forthright way to reach some kind of consensus on what happens in a girl's childhood and upbringing that causes her to become…… [Read More]
The author of this brief essay has been asked to conduct a review of a set of articles and then offer a response to a few questions. These questions include what a review of the literature is meant to do, how this literature review relates to the predefined problems and questions identified by the researcher and what other hypotheses and questions might arise while looking at the provided articles. Indeed, it can be very useful to engage in a literature review, either as the main way a research program is executed or as part of a primary study. While literature reviews can be botched and mishandled if done incorrectly, they can be a very positive thing for good research and scholarly when done correctly.
As explained by the commentary for the second module, the goal and reason to engage in a proper literature review is clear. Indeed, it serves…… [Read More]
Looking at the challenges that much human race face are in one way or another related to global warming and thus cannot be ignored. Thus connecting the two, family matters and environmental issues can help in making viable decision-making with considerations on the importance of the eventual effects as well as details at all levels; from individual to global levels (Houghton, 2004, p. 229).
Though imposing changes in our lifestyles can prove difficult, gradual progress to connect family matters and environment is crucial. The practical costs of recycling have more benefits in the long-term considerations compared to short-term costs. In addition, the choice to use public transport can be a costly sacrifice despite being a vital decision to saving the environment. Therefore, it is our obligation to remain realistic and considerate to our own selves and gradually bring eco-friendly reasoning in our lifestyles. In addition, extreme environmental actions like violent…… [Read More]
grants work increase one's chances of receiving grants?
No definite answer can be given on that. Funding services linked to school is one complicated issue everyone has been avoiding to talk about (Chavkin, 1997). There are no definite methods. Multiple streams of both new and existing funding have been used by different experiments. A number of initiatives are funded by states such as New Jersey, California, Missouri, Florida, and Kentucky, initiatives funded by organizations and foundations such as Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Hogg Foundation and some federal grants like Service Integration Facilitation and the National Center for Service Integration grants. One major problem faced by new grant seekers is how best to separate the solution from the need. For instance, a school (a social working organization) might be in need of a van with which they can transport students to school and from school after school activities. The…… [Read More]
Longitudinal Effects of Violent Media Usage on Aggressive Behavior -- The Significance of Empathy by Mossle, T., Kliem, S. & ehbein, F.
This research work by Kliem, ehbein, and Mossle (2014) was aimed at scrutinizing, in detail, the association of aggressive behavior with exposure to media violence. The study employed a sizeable longitudinal sample of students to ascertain, in particular, empathy's contribution as a potential mediator in this link.
(1) Does a longitudinal association of significance exist between aggressiveness and violent media usage?
(2) Does empathy significantly mediate the association between aggressive behavior and violent media usage? (p. 108)
Sample for the research was selected using Berlin Longitudinal Study Media, a longitudinal research, spanning four years and utilizing a control group, with 1207 3rd -6th graders, representing Berlin. After gaining approval for conducting the study from the school authorities of Berlin state (Berlin's Senate Department for Education, Youth…… [Read More]
Anti-Aging Medicine? Include Abstract eferences scholarly
This is a review of the article titled "Is There an Antiaging Medicine?" which was written by obert N. Butler, Michael Fossel, S. Mitchell Harman, Christopher B. Heward, S. Jay Olshansky, Thomas T. Perls, David J. othman, Sheila M. othman, Huber . Warner, Michael D. West, and Woodring E. Wright. The article was published in the volume 57A, issue no. 9 of the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences in the year 2002 from pages B333-B338. The journal is published by the Gerontological Society of America.
Anti-aging medicine refers to any form of intervention that is given to delay the development of pathology that depends on the person's age and any other changes that are related to age that are not necessarily diseases. All what are there is false claims and bogus remedies which are not known to work. Slowing down the process of aging…… [Read More]
Dussich J.P.J., (n.d). Victimology-Past, Present and Future. http://www.unafei.or.jp/english/pdf/RS_No70/No70_12VE_Dussich.pdf
This is a report that was presented by Dussich John who holds a PhD in sociology and criminology from the Florida State University. He is a renown scholar in matters to do with sociology and criminology hence has in-depth presentation of the issue of victimology.
This report emanates from a research that significantly employed the literature review approach towards the research. Dussich goes deep into reviewing literature that exists in various articles and books in the past on the subject and comes out with not only the details of victimology and those relevant events to the topic, but also with dates that these outstanding events took place. This reconstruction and collection of facts brings into perspective the gradual development of the subject of victimology over time.
The data used in the research report is very relevant in putting forth the gradual development…… [Read More]
First, find a website about the play and then evaluate the site by answering all the questions below. Note your findings so that you can refer to them when you are working on Part B.
Who is the author? (An expert in the field? A scholar? A journalist? A random member of the public? A student? A politician? A paid marketer or public relations spokesperson? Note that if you cannot quickly locate this information, you might want to move to another source).
The author of this essay on "A Doll's House" is Emma Goldman. Goldman was an intellectual and a political writer and agitator, associated with left-wing political causes, chiefly anarchism. She was eventually expelled from the United States for political reasons, and sent to the Soviet Union. Ultimately her criticisms of the Soviet state caused her to be exiled again -- she would eventually die…… [Read More]
country's public schools are experiencing dwindling state education budgets and increased unfunded mandates from the federal government, the search for optimal approaches to providing high quality educational services for students with learning disabilities has assumed new importance and relevance. In an attempt to satisfy the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, a growing number of special educators agree that full inclusion is the optimal approach for providing the individualized services needed by young learners with special needs. Known as "mainstreaming" in the past, full inclusion means integrating students with special physical, cognitive or emotional needs into traditional classroom setting. Practices that promote full inclusion for students with special needs assist educators in focusing instruction in innovative ways to help meet the educational needs of an increasingly diverse student population with a wide array of specialized needs. Critics of full inclusion argue that in many if not…… [Read More]
drug use and abuse in the United States and presents differing approaches that are used (or proposed) to get a handle on the problem. There is no doubt that the drug abuse issue is not new and it is not being reduced by any significant amount. This paper presents statistics and scholarly research articles that delve into various aspects of the drug abuse issue in the United States, with particular emphasis on drugs that are abused in eastern Kentucky and generally in the Appalachian communities.
History of Drug Use & Availability
The history of illegal drug use in the United States goes back to the 19th Century, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The DEA has a Museum in Arlington, Virginia, that illustrates the history of drug discoveries, drug use, and drug abuse through the years. The DEA reports that morphine, heroin, and cocaine were "discovered" in the…… [Read More]
Child Policy in China
Button, G. (2011). China's One-Child Policy and the Population Explosion. Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 10(4), 467-474.
Button is an accomplished author of various scholarly texts and is a holder of a masters of science in education and a bachelor's degree in international studies. In the past, Button has worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Denver, and more recently, he assumed the position of Volunteer at Peace Corps. Button is therefore qualified to comment on topical issues revolving around history, political science, as well as economics.
In his article, Button explores not only the genesis of the One-Child Policy but also its implementation and relevance. The author also critically analyses the criticism that has been leveled against the One-Child Policy in the past. He concludes that although the said policy has contributed significantly to the country's economic growth, it has also been…… [Read More]
There needed to be a much greater level of coordination, communication and collaboration for the full benefits of project management initiatives and strategies to succeed. One of the best practices that emerged from the shift to a leadership and organizational basis of project management is the essential role of Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a galvanizing factor of making projects more relevant and accomplished in complex organizations (Clarke, 2010).
Where authoritarian and transactional management leadership had been sufficient for managing projects during the systems perspective era (Kioppenborg, Opfer, 2002) those leadership skill sets were not sufficient for the era of leadership and organizational behavior (Keegan, Hartog, 2004). This fundamental shift in project management perspective also corresponded to a shift in the expectations, need and requirements of a subsequent generation of knowledge workers as well (Keller, 2006). No longer would be authoritarian and transactional work. The entire culture of how projects were…… [Read More]
Today, China owns the majority of U.S. debt, thereby inflating the Yuan and further downgrading the security of the dollar across the globe. These trends mean that American taxpayer money will increasingly be used to benefit foreign governments, leaving even fewer resources available for American citizens. A smaller, more efficient government is clearly needed, but in order to reduce government growth, a grassroots effort needs to be created to encourage term limits and eliminate wasteful and redundant government bureaucracies. In order to be successful, though, this effort must be embraced across all political party lines but the payoff will be worth it. By curbing government growth and control in business and Americans' private lives today, the country will be able to regain its financial security and maintain America's fundamental constitutional liberties.
Beland, D. & Chantal, V.F. (2004). Fighting 'Big Government': Frames, federalism, and social policy reform in the United…… [Read More]
letter of recommendation which I, as being a graduate of interpersonal communication measures, have dealt with to a recently wedded pair - Lara and Jack Sawyer. The main objective of this document has been to focus on a few of the primary interpersonal communication problems that emerge in freshly married partners accompanied by guidance, based on pertinent scholarly documents, which will help them get around these communication problems.
Just before the problem of communication is explained in depth, it is actually essential to figure out what plays a role in relationship fulfillment to be able to position communication inside a theoretical framework. Scientific studies in this field seem to have largely been led by an essential theory of relationship quality and steadiness produced by Lewis and Spanier (1979). These scientists specify relationship quality as being the subjective assessment related to the connection on numerous interpersonal relationship designs as well as…… [Read More]
Hegemony Affects Men and Women Differently in an Online University Environment
The caliber of colleges and universities differ from institution to institution as well as from country to country. I have been to some in countries other than the U..A. And institutions that are non-profit and would say that these seem to be less hegemony-imbued than those that others and I have attended in the U..A. From what I have heard and experienced, problems of hegemony particularly seem to exist in the online for-profit universities that are notorious for offering degraded syllabus and programs, being more of a diploma mill and requesting money than offering education.
All universities and institutions that I have attended have slanted their education according to the politics of their country with curriculum heavily slanting to their specific country and criticizing those that opposed their country. I also found that, occasionally, the curriculum of these institutions…… [Read More]
Off-duty time does not extend the 14-hour period.
15-Hour on-Duty Limit
May not drive after having been on duty for 15 hours, following 8 consecutive hours off duty. Off-duty time is not included in the 15-hour period.
60/70-Hour on-Duty Limit
May not drive after 60/70 hours on duty in 7/8 consecutive days. A driver may restart a 7/8 consecutive day period after taking 34 or more consecutive hours off duty.
60/70-Hour on-Duty Limit
May not drive after 60/70 hours on duty in 7/8 consecutive days.
Sleeper Berth Provision
Drivers using the sleeper berth provision must take at least 8 consecutive hours in the sleeper berth, plus a separate 2 consecutive hours either in the sleeper berth, off duty, or any combination of the two.
Sleeper Berth Provision
Drivers using a sleeper berth must take at least 8 hours in the sleeper berth, and may split the sleeper-berth time into two…… [Read More]
Financial Measures and Management Practices
New business leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs and even experienced professionals are all confronted with a bewildering array of financial measures that are commonly used to reflect how well companies are performing. Moreover, there are a number of management tools that are available that can be used to evaluate these financial measures provided that the practitioner understands what they mean and how they can be used. To this end, this paper provides a review of the relevant juried and scholarly literature concerning various financial measures and management practices, followed by a summary of the research and important findings in the conclusion.
eview and Discussion
How do stock prices and dividends reflect the value of the firm?
Although they are not infallible of course, stock prices provide a general reflection of the fundamental value of a firm that includes the present discounted value of future firm earnings (Carlstrom,…… [Read More]
The Tampa Bay Times recently reported on the standoff between school administrators, who claim the offending passages have been taken out of context, and protestors who have cried foul over what they perceive to be ideological indoctrination, stating that "the concerns raise the specter of textbook wars in other states, especially Texas, where ideological camps have long locked horns over everything from the validity of evolution to how much the Founding Fathers were guided by Christianity" (Matus & Solochek, 2011).
The inclusion of biased statements within textbooks which are widely regarded by students as unimpeachable records of factual statement is startling to say the least. There are several serious ramifications that this disturbing trend may have on the nation's educational efficacy, with entire generations of students learning from wildly disparate perspectives depending on the vagaries of publishing arrangements, administrative agendas, and other corruptive forces. esearch on the construction of textbook…… [Read More]
The general field of human resources has become more and more difficult as well as more perilous. That is not just a simple generalized statement made for dramatic effect and just for the purpose of setting up the introduction of this paper. Indeed, there are some questions that can and should be posed by human resources professionals that do not have clear answers because of how complicated and how contradictory the field's body of work has become. The ethical implications and obligations pertaining to human resources have been made very muddled by contradicting laws and guidelines thus making real compliance beyond a reasonable doubt very hard to pull off.
The hypothesis that underlies this report comes down to one main statement, and that is as follows:
The different ethics, laws and vagueness that exists in both has made it possible to become completely and reliably compliant with the…… [Read More]
commendation and for improvement in the paragraph regarding the availability of computers. The author has a fairly transparent degree of verve and enthusiasm for the subject, which is sometimes a key component of an insightful article (Turnquist, 2009, 437). However, he or she has the tendency to make some emotional appeals instead of relying on empirical evidence to make points. Doing so is a crucial component of scholarly writing, and one of the areas in which the author could use some improvement.
The primary strength associated with this article is the author's logic. The author elucidates a number of crucial points that reinforces the paper's thesis: that computers enjoy a current degree of availability that they previously did not. However, in attempting to demonstrate his or her enthusiasm about this subject, the author has actually written about this issue from a decidedly biased viewpoint. A close analysis of the diction…… [Read More]
Future Goals & Scholarship
My journey in the RN-BSN program has provided me with the knowledge I needed to advance my career in nursing. Also, the RN-BSN has prepared me intellectually as well as in a foundational way to offer a higher quality of service to my patients. A nurse that truly engages with her profession never stops learning about the newest advances in healthcare strategies and policies, and I have been an enthusiastic learner when it comes to advancing my skills and my experiences for the benefit of my patients.
hat I learned and how that Knowledge Helps Me
The advanced skills I have learned allow me to better care for my patients. But moreover, the RN-BSN program brought into my focus the importance of better English comprehension skills, including the ability to critically evaluate ideas, scholarly articles, speeches given by healthcare professionals, and other materials that nurses need…… [Read More]
fiendly convesations o social netwoking in thei diction, tone, content, and style. The woding used in scholaly discussions will be moe fomal, and slang is to be avoided. Similaly, scholaly discussions do not include the use of common Intenet abbeviations like LOL o OMG. Anothe eason why scholaly discussions diffe fom fiendly convesations is the tone. Scholaly discussions ae moe sobe and to the point. Fiendly convesations can include sacasm and othe tones that ae inappopiate in scholaly discouse. Howeve, both scholaly and fiendly discussions ae simila in that they call fo politeness and tact. The content of scholaly discussions is likely to be diffeent fom that of fiendly discussions, which may be about mundane things like whee to eat fo dinne. When talking about common subjects like politics, though, scholaly discussions efe to extenal souces and use fomal language as pat of the oveall pesentation. We can ensue that…… [Read More]
This article is of extreme importance in this research study. It adds to the other articles mentioned by discussing the importance of protective factors in detail and urging caution when espousing a correlative relationship between cause and effect in divorce and the reaction of children.
eon, K. (2003). Risk and Protective Factors in Young Children's Adjustment to Parental
Divorce: A Review of the Research. Family Relations, 52(3), pp.258-270.
In this article, eon (2003) attempts to address a gap in the research of divorce's affects on children by examining divorce's affects on small children. Citing Amato (2001), eon points out that research has previously shown children to face hardship because of divorce, although they "adjust well" (pg. 258), however, he suggests that these results generally take into account older children. eon (2003) looks primarily at the variable of early childhood development as it is impacted by divorce. Interestingly, eon (2003) found…… [Read More]
Then again, even the sites that allow for such commentary often don't receive any. PwC IFS hasn't received any comments in the past month on any of its articles, for instance, though it does provide accurate and fairly up-to-date information. Part of the reason for this could be the fact that this blog, like many others in the accounting world, are run by large firms -- Price Waterhouse Coopers, in this case. Though this does not mean there is necessarily a bias at work in the blog, and indeed certain differing opinions are allowed, the fact that the information on such blogs is so directly under the control of a single for-profit entity means it must be regarded as at least slightly suspect. As these resources are also free, however, there is no harm in regularly browsing them.
Accounting and Business esearch. Accessed via EBSCO 8 October 2009.
Accounting…… [Read More]
They then proceed to detail their selected sample (76 NYSE firms that reported at least three annual losses in period's 1980-1985 and that reduced cash dividends. They then implemented various conditions to test their hypothesis that it is the troubled firm's aim to retain preservation of their company, rather than to make a bonus, that causes them to select a certain accountancy plan.
In section 2, the authors describe their methods used in selecting a sampled population and their bias controls. There is a great deal of numerical data, and the material is dense particularly when they elaborate on the earnings and cash flow performance of the various firms. Each unit is broken up into subunits. Scholarly tables condensed with data that for instance report accrual levels and changes for the 76 firms support their written text and the Tables are alluded to in the text. Statistical analysis of these…… [Read More]
There are many way to approach the concept (or movement) known as romanticism, and over the many years romanticism has been perceived and defined in wildly different ways. Scholars and historians have spent tens of thousands of words dissecting, describing, and trying to come to terms with what romanticism really means. The truth is there are many ways to approach romanticism, and this paper looks into scholarly approaches to romanticism in 1925, 1949, and 1990. How is the approach to romanticism in 1925 different -- but also similar -- to another approach in 1990? That question and others that are germane to this topic will be presented in this paper. The three scholarly articles that will be critiqued in this paper are: Paul Kaufman's "Defining Romanticism" (1925); Morse Peckham's "Theory of Romanticism" (1951); and David Perkins' "The Romantic Movement" (1990).
Three scholarly articles from three periods in the twentieth…… [Read More]
In 1985, New runswick's government amended the Medical Act such that any physician performing an abortion not in a hospital, would be guilty of professional misconduct. In 1994, this provision was found to be unconstitutional.
However, New runswick still refuses to pay for abortions performed in privately operated clinics.
Doctor Morgentaler is quoted by Moulton (2003) as accusing the New runswick provincial government of not only being sexist and chauvinistic, but also of oppressing women. He relates the money that has been saved by not paying for these abortions to be in direct relation to the misery of women. However, Dr. Ed Schollenberg notes that there are more factors than just the debate over abortion that factor into this issue. There is also a general reluctance to provide funding for any private medical services, in New runswick. Although other areas of Canada enjoy a variety of private services, many of…… [Read More]
Energy expenditure in anorexia nervosa." (Jan 2005).
Nutrition Research Newsletter. Retrieved 7 Feb 2006 at http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0887/is_1_24/ai_n8968079
Murphy, Megan. (4 Feb 2007). "The struggle against anorexia: Former UNC swimmer battles the disease." Greeley Tribune. Retrieved 7 Feb 2006 at http://www.greeleytrib.com/article/20070204/NES/102030156
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Trebay, G. (6 Feb 2007). "Looking Beyond the Runway for Answers on Underweight
Models." The New York Times. Retrieved 7 Feb 2006 at http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/06/fashion/shows/06DIARY.html?ref=shows… [Read More]
Only then will the moe effective use of knowledge occu and its value is de-politicized, making it moe potent in geneating pofits (Chatand, 1985).
It is a paadox that the moe challenging, disuptive and uncetain a given industy is the moe oganizations factionalize thei stuctues, ceating splinte goups and politically volatile stuctues that only acceleate a company's demise. The paadox is that in the toughest and uncetain of times in the telecommunications industy, Veizon Telecommunications needs to think moe about how they too can be a disuptive foce in the maket. Instead, the management team is focused on a highly balkanized, vey politically-diven agenda of holding onto powe by ceating smalle silos o depatments that can easily manage the data that is peceived as the most valuable asset thee is in the oganization. The paadox comes full cicle when a company is sold in pieces and the sold unit o…… [Read More]
absorb them and regurgitate them at face value. To the contrary, part of conducting research is scrutinizing our research sources to determine their scholarly credibility. The importance of this ability is demonstrated in the discussion here, which considers two articles which are drawn from scholarly journals but which differ considerably in their scholarly credentials.
A study by Anderson & Keller (2002), published in the estern Journal of Nursing Research, concerns the therapeutic implications of smoking cessation. The primary objective of the study by Anderson & Keller is to draw a direct correlation between the transtheoretical model of health behavior and the variables associated with smoking cessation. The purpose is to promote an improvement of existing smoking cessation programs by finding ways to hone in on determinant independent variables. The transtheoretical model employed in the study is important to our discussion because, as the researchers acknowledge, this is a commonly employed…… [Read More]
In the context of online research and analysis, it is important to determine the credibility of sources whether they are scholarly or not. This is especially important when research is compiled and synthesized into new studies or academic, scholarly, or philosophic proposals or insights. It is important to recognize the validity of sources, especially when so many online sources and sites claim to be able to provide insight, and sometimes complete assignments, into ongoing discussions among students and professors at an undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level.
One of the sites most frequently cited for a lack of credibility is Wikipedia.org. While Wikipedia may attract students due to its ease of use and the information contained on the site, it is often not considered a credible source due to its aggregate nature and because many of its entries are written, edited, and submitted by its users. While many educators…… [Read More]
Although the research tools provided by the ISO 14001 framework are both qualitative and quantitative, this approach is consistent with the guidance provided by Neuman (2003) who points out that, "Both qualitative and quantitative research use several specific research techniques (e.g., survey, interview, and historical analysis), yet there is much overlap between the type of data and the style of research. Most qualitative-style researchers examine qualitative data and vice versa" (p. 16). Indeed, researchers have used qualitative and quantitative surveys to assess consumer reactions to proposed environmental initiatives at the local level (Neuman, 2003).
In fact, quantitative and qualitative research methods are characterized by a number of similarities that lend themselves to environmental systems analyses and development (as well as some differences) (Neuman, 2003). The distinct differences in the qualitative and quantitative research suggest that the use of quantitative data for environmental system development is highly appropriate, but that such…… [Read More]
Articles on the History of Christianity
Christopher J. Haas' article "Imperial Religious Policy and Valerian's Persecution of the Church, A.D. 257 -- 260" was published within the scholarly journal Church History in 1983, and the author focuses his attention on the persecution of Christians by the Roman Emperor Valerian. According to Haas, one of the most compelling aspects of Valerian's persecution of Christians was the sudden shift in his official religious policy in the year 257 A.D. Haas asks in the article, "prior to that time the church was largely undisturbed, but the years 257 -- 258 witnessed a series of increasingly severe imperial edicts directed against Christianity. What prompted this sudden reversal of imperial religious policy in 257?,"1 and it is this question which forms the foundation of his subsequent scholarly inquiry. y reading this article, one learns that Valerian actually launched his campaign of persecution against Christians in…… [Read More]
Duties of a Correctional Psychologist
An increasing rate of violation of crimes characterizes the current global environment. Different forms of violence and aggression, including drug trafficking and abuse, robbery, and rape cases among other forms of violence necessitates the need for analyzing the roles of a correctional psychologist. he special roles played by the correctional psychologists such as providing environments that improve the safety of the staff and inmates, psychological services, inmate management, and conducting an evaluation of the inmate/prison population and its influence on inmates' health necessitated the study into the topic. In addition, the fact that the correctional psychology has numerous ethical dilemmas and conflicts makes it wanting to study the topic.
he working environment, professional and personal experiences made me interested in studying the duties and challenges facing correctional psychologist. he fact that correctional psychologists work in a simulative and challenging environment attracts my interests…… [Read More]
It may be that these 'poor' people inherited one or that their children are using the computer provided by the local library.
7. The author needs to define her constructs (iddell, 2007). What does the term' poor' mean. Or at least what does she have in mind when she says this. The word' poor' is relative and straddles a huge spectrum. When defining her constructs, the author, too, needs to quote an authoritative source for basis of her measure.
8. The argument would have benefited from a pro and con slant where the author not only presents evidence conducive to her claim but also presents also opposing arguments and evidence and then proceeds to deal with them (Ward, 2006).
9. The paragraph is too colloquial and informal given the presumably academic audience that the author is slanting her script to. The words, for instance, "why would there be?" should be…… [Read More]
The article summarizes the herbal medicine also known as botanical medicine to refer to the usage of plant seeds, roots, leaves and berries for the medicinal purposes. The article also indicates that use of herbal is today becoming more mainstream as improvements in the quality control with the advances in a clinical research shows the significance of the herbal medicine in treating and prevention of diseases (Herbal medicine, 2011).
How Herbs work and used
The herb contains ingredients that work together in producing a beneficial effect. For instance, the type of the environments in which the herbs plants grow may affect the herb. The use of the herbs has drastically increased over the past 40 years. Presently, the medicines are categorized as the dietary supplements by the people of United States of America (USA). This therefore means that, herbal supplements can be sold before being tested to prove that they…… [Read More]
Republican Primary Video Research, Analysis & Critique
Covering a Period between March 6th and April 3rd, 2012
Researcher/writer will be analyzing the entire TV/video ad campaigns related to both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum from 03/06/2012 thru 04/03/2012. In the research paper, compare and contrast the overall ad campaigns of each with regard to:
Type of ad: biographical? Issue? Attack?
Sponsor of the ad: candidate, political party, independent advocacy group (including SuperPacs). Any difference in the type of ads run by each?
What demographic group(s), if any, were the ads primarily aimed at and how effective was it at reaching each?
Press coverage of the ads -- "how extensive? helpful or harmful? iased? And if biased, in what direction?
The overall effectiveness of the ads: very? somewhat? not very? Why?
Candidate reaction to the ads -- "smart or not? Why?
NOTE: The paper should be an overview --…… [Read More]
public budgeting comparisons of the federal, state and local budget distributions. This thesis will be focused on whether or not the increased budget allocations for transportation in the federal, state and local government will enhance travel security, efficiency, performance measures and &D development in the domain. The thesis will start off with a proposal for an agency that works across and is allocated budget in all the federal, state and local legislatures. The agency chosen for the thesis is the United States Department of Transportation. The proposal will include a detailed overview of the chosen agency inclusive of some financial data in recent years for the agency and a comparative analysis of the performance measures accomplished with those measures that were not completed. This will be followed by the details and comparative analysis of the budgetary performances of the federal, state and local budget departments in the United States which…… [Read More]
Santa Anna Dictatorship
In his self-described revisionist biography Santa Anna of Mexico (2007), Will Fowler has courageously taken up the defense of the Mexico caudillo, fully aware that he is all but universally reviled in the historiography of the United States and Mexico. From the beginning, he made his intention clear to vindicate the reputation of a dictator whose "vilification has been so thorough and effective that the process of deconstructing the numerous lies that have been told and retold" is almost impossible.[footnoteRef:1] Timothy J. Henderson asserted that he had a great talent for exploiting and manipulating political divisions but none for governing a country. In U.S. history and popular culture, he has always been portrayed as a corrupt megalomaniac, the 'Napoleon of the West', responsible for the massacres at the Alamo and Goliad. As John Chasteen and James Wood put it, even his autobiography was an "extraordinary work of…… [Read More]
Belgian Development Cooperation, (2014). Democratic Governance -- the Key to Development. http://www.btcctb.org/files/web/publication/Democratic%20governance_he%20key%20to%20development.pdf
his is a source from the Belgian Development Cooperation and looks at the link between development and democracy. Within the source, there are sample countries that have been used like Congo, Burundi, Belgium and Rwanda to show how democracy and development have been related over time. he article, indeed is a collection f smaller scholarly works by authorities in the individual areas and countries having conducted sufficient research on these countries discussed. It also highlights how the different systems of governance have helped shape the path of development. his, on evaluation pass for a peer reviewed article as it is reviews made on the existing researches and historically recorded happenings in the countries in question. he quality can be said to be worthy of the academic use and the credibility of this source can be categorized…… [Read More]
I. MY QUESTION
The topic of religious revolution interests me because much of history has been shaped by religious revolution. Consider the history of the West. The rise of Constantine to the seat of the Emperor in the early 4th century allowed Christianity to flourish. The Roman Catholic Church became deeply influential some 400 years later with Charlemagne, who was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by the Pope in 800. Religious revolution broke out in Europe with the Protestants, led by Luther, Zwingli, Knox, Calvin and Henry VIII. Their actions led to a revolution in the West that changed the nature of society. Today’s society has very much been impacted the Protestant Revolution, as strains of Puritanism are still seen in American society, for example, as authors like Hawthorne and Melville have shown.
What I hope to learn from the research is how religious revolution unfolded in Europe and what its…… [Read More]
As listenes, began to subdivide themselves based upon the ethnic backgound and acial goups. At which point, it became obvious that moe specific infomation must be povided, to accuately undestand the vaious demogaphics of listenes. This would lead to the development of the PPM, as it would become a way of blending the advances in technology, with changes in the undelying tastes and choices of listenes. Whee, they would no longe ely on someone keeping a diay ove a seven day time peiod (unde the Daiy system). Instead, this would tell eseaches what stations each listene would listen to based upon, the sounds the device was ecoding. This would eliminate a cetain amount of bias that occus, when someone is keeping a diay. At the same time, this technology povides infomation to eseaches in eal time. As a esult, a vaiety of stations and adio netwoks have begun to use…… [Read More]
Evidence of this can be seen with the company being slow to provide information, on the total amounts of oil that are leaking into the ocean and the various restrictions that they have placed on media coverage. (Lack of Transparency Afflicts Oil Spill Response 2010) This problematic, because when there are restrictions and the company is slow to release information, it appears as if they have something to hide. At which point, the public will become furious with the company, from their perceived unwillingness to cooperate. This could have negative political fallout, as various Congressional Committees and regulators will demand all documents relating to the spill. Once this take place, it sets the stage for an ugly showdown with Congress and the White House. Where, they could seek to force the company to disclose more documents and engage in criminal investigations, as these actions give the appearance that executives are…… [Read More]
In this piece van der Weyden depicts the words of blessing from low to high and rightward toward Christ, and the words of damnation are high and move downward toward those that have been damned. The rise and fall of the verbal decisions of the traditional locations of those that have been blessed and those that have been cursed. The artist even went so far as to use color to support the words, which was uncommon at the time; helping to make the distinction in a very visual way.
Acres maintains that although some conclude that a significant amount of modern interpretation of the work of 15th century Netherlandish paintings has been misguided, the most prevalent lesson is a reminder that images' meanings were and are able to "circulate well beyond the purview of contracts and other remnants of early documentation" (p. 109).
According to Pacht in his…… [Read More]