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  • Social Sciences
    Since people wrote mostly positive things, here are some negative things (playing devil's advocate). 1. Globalization can ruin the environment. Moving things from one area to another wastes oil,...

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  • Social Sciences
    One of the most important advantages of social media is certainly the speed and efficiency in which it allows communication between people. For example, in the 2013 protests which took place in...

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  • Social Sciences
    The advantages of computers are quite clear. With computers, you can ask this question and I can answer it. That helps both of us. With computers and the internet, businesses can sell their...

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  • Social Sciences
    The internet can be both helpful and hindering to people of all ages. For children, the internet provides a vast library of knowledge. Students literally have the world at their fingertips. Any...

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  • Social Sciences
    The role of women is much different today than it was in the past. Today, women work outside the home much more (a single income household is simply too hard to support). Women also have more power...

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  • Sociology
    The sociological perspective is a perspective on human behavior and its connection to society as a whole. It invites us to look for the connections between the behavior of individual people and...

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  • Social Sciences
    I do think there are some negative effects of globalization, but most of them are positive. For example, in an oppressed society getting information about other cultures convinces the people that...

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  • Social Sciences
    Verbal communication is face-to-face conversation between people. It includes sounds, words, or speaking. Tone of voice, volume, and pitch are all ways to effectively communicate verbally....

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  • Social Sciences
    The media sometimes influences public opinion by reporting public opinion. One of my mom's favorite stories involves the first election she planned to vote. She had never been politically active,...

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  • Social Sciences
    Popular culture involves many themes and I would think that more detail would be needed in terms of clarifying the topic area. One of the primary theme is the sense of immediacy. Technology has...

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  • War
    The negative effects of war are, of course, death and destruction. Millions can die in big wars like WWII. Cities can be devastated, hurting a country’s economy. These things cause terrible...

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  • Social Sciences
    Any leadership roles, or even membership roles, should be included. You might also consider leadership roles on projects your clubs or teams did. Even short leadership opportunities should be...

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  • Social Sciences
    School is important because it is a tool to help prepare us for life. Not only can we learn the basic skills to read, write, and do arithmetic but we can learn about peoples, places, and nature....

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  • Social Sciences
    First, please note that economics texts sometimes refer to only three types of unemployment. The fourth, seasonal unemployment, is sometimes omitted. When we are using a four-type typology, we...

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  • Social Sciences
    Alternative energy is a hot button issue these days. The problem is that we depend too much on oil. This makes us reliant on countries that are unstable in regions of the world that are corrupt....

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  • Social Sciences
    The sociologist Robert Merton proposed that social institutions such as education in schools have functions that are both manifest and latent. The manifest functions are the ones that society...

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  • Social Sciences
    Of course it all depends upon which level of happiness one is speaking of when asking if money can buy happiness. On the most basic levels, money most definitiely can buy happiness. It is genuine...

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  • Social Sciences
    Government takes many forms around the world, but its basic functions in every society are to determine and enforce the policies of the State. In America, as in most other countries, there is a...

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  • Social Sciences
    Emile Durkheim, a French sociologist, published his book Suicide (Le Suicide) in 1897. In this book Durkheim defined the four different types of suicide and their grounding in societal factors not...

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  • Social Sciences
    You also need to define what "abortion" is forthe reader. I think that is what your question asked even though you have received a myriad of information all about the political issues surrounding...

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  • Social Sciences
    Developing countries face all sorts of problems. These problems can be split into two categories. These are problems that the countries face because they are developing and problems that they...

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  • Social Sciences
    Doctors work to improve and preserve life, whilst teachers teach us the skills to function in life and hopefully educate and improve future generations. Without teachers a doctor would not have...

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  • Social Sciences
    Family is the foundation of society. With the breakdown of the family in recent decades, has come the breakdown of family values. The beliefs and ethics that were brought down from grandparents...

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  • Social Sciences
    I am not sure if you are referring to the advantage and disadvantage for society of for the individual. For the individual, there are more opportunities. More jobs, religious freedom, better...

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  • Social Sciences
    The concept of a person centered approach is that the client is the best expert on themselves and is best able to help heal themselves. This is the opposite of the medical approach in which the...

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  • Social Sciences
    Unemployment, if it is high enough, can have many impacts on society. These impacts can be economic, but they can also be seen in areas like crime and the family. The most obvious impact of...

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  • Social Sciences
    Globalization is the process where the economies of various countries in the world become more and more connected to one another. In a globalized economy, people from one country can buy goods...

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  • Social Sciences
    Liberalism and realism are two of the most important theories in the field of International Relations. They are different from one another in a number of ways. Let us look at a few of the most...

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  • Social Sciences
    Sports can be good when it gets students who are sedentary moving around and exercising. It is good for the metabolism, heart rate, pulse and for keeping fit. When people eat a lot of high calorie...

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  • Social Sciences
    A social structure is a group of people that interact together on a consistent basis. The family unit is the universal social structure. Think about your family. The parent or parents head the...

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  • Social Sciences
    strengths Since the 1990s there has been increasing evidence to support the Big Five traits (over other models) Moreover, these traits seem to be the result of approximately equal influence from...

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  • Social Sciences
    Social structure refers to the way a society is organized. It is about the way that various parts of society fit together and work together. Different scholars identify differen elements of a...

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  • Social Sciences
    In sociological terms, the major difference between a community and a society has to do with their respective sizes. A society is a much larger group than a community. A society can be defined...

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  • Social Sciences
    "Nature" means the influence of an individual's genetic make-up on their development and learning. "Nurture" means the impact of the individual's family, education and...

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  • Social Sciences
    The basic principles of fascism are nationalism and complete state control of the society. The basic idea of fascism is that there is strength in unity. When all the people in a society have the...

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  • Social Sciences
    I like post #2's viewpoint more than post #3's, but then I'm not a cynic (at least most of the time). Part of human nature is our attempt to explain things we cannot understand. People want to fill...

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  • Social Sciences
    The term social science is a catch all for so many subjects it is sort of like asking "why should we study life"? Learning about our own identity, history, culture, and how we relate to other...

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  • Social Sciences
    In order to answer this, we must first understand what modernization is. Modernization, in social sciences terminology, is the process by which a country moves from having a traditional, agrarian,...

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  • Social Sciences
    Functionalism and conflict theory are two major perspectives on how society works. The two take very different approaches to understanding what society is like. Functionalism holds that all parts...

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  • Social Sciences
    "Take nothing but pictures.Leave nothing but footprints.Kill nothing but time." This quote was the motto of the Baltimore Grotto, a caving society and it is part of the "Leave No Trace"...

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  • Social Sciences
    The qualitative significance of a study is as above in readerofbooks' reply. This is to say that the results of a particular study are of more practical purpose compared to other studies. However,...

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  • Social Sciences
    Business is extremely important to a country’s economy because businesses provide both goods and services and jobs. Businesses do these things much more efficiently than individuals could on...

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  • Social Sciences
    Typically, a purpose statement comes out of a problem statement. The problem statement lays out the problem and the purpose statement outlines what you as a researcher intend to do to study the...

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  • Social Sciences
    Emile Durkheim’s major contribution to society was his thinking about how society is held together. Earlier thinkers had realized that there had to be something holding society together, but...

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  • Social Sciences
    If you are speaking of technology, people used letters as the main mode of communication because other kinds were very expensive. Letters were slow, but the pony express made things faster....

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  • Social Sciences
    Confucianism and Taoism are both philosophies which began in China. Neither were apparently originally intended to be religions per se, but they have been treated as such by many adherants and...

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  • Social Sciences
    In my opinion, sociology is useful because it gives us another way of understanding society and why people do what they do. If it were not for sociology, we would have only psychology for...

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  • Social Sciences
    Individualism and collectivism are two different ways of organizing society. Individualism holds that individual people are the main building blocks of society and that the individual is the most...

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  • French Revolution, The
    The Reign of Terror resulted from several factors. The first was the seizure of the National Convention by the so-called "Mountain," the radicals who were backed by Parisian sans-culottes, and...

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  • Social Sciences
    Although we typically think of peer pressure as a negative thing, it can be a positive when peers pressure others towards positive goals. When we talk about peer pressure, we are generally...

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