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The word aguanile originates in the West African Yoruba language. The nation of Cuba was heavily influenced by Western African religions and languages when colonists and settlers brought African...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2019, 5:03 pm (UTC)

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A.G. Gardiner defines the "rule of the road" in the following way: "It means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed." In other words,...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2017, 2:25 pm (UTC)

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In 1953, the Reservation of Separate Amenities Act was passed in South Africa. When talking about the impact of this legislation, it might be helpful to break it down into different categories....

Latest answer posted July 5, 2019, 9:12 am (UTC)

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Supply curves are traditionally shown on a graph as sloping upwards from left to right. There are a number of reasons for this. First and foremost, there is the profit motive. An increase in demand...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2021, 11:07 am (UTC)

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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...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2010, 6:45 am (UTC)

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I actually think teenagers have exactly the right amount of freedom. In response to the voting/drivers license issue: it is legal to drive at 16 only if the driver has taken and passed drivers-ed...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2010, 8:51 am (UTC)

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Interpersonal communication makes the world go round. Every conversation, every text message, and every email that we send is an example of interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020, 10:47 am (UTC)

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A “purpose statement” follows logically from a “problem statement.” Without the former, the latter would serve little or no purpose in the context of an academic exercise intended to display a...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2021, 3:56 pm (UTC)

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Interpersonal communication Interpersonal communication is the communication between two or more people and presents the exchange between information, thoughts, ideas, and emotions. There are...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2020, 11:36 am (UTC)

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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...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2011, 7:15 am (UTC)

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The Production Possibilities Curve represents the choice society faces regarding whether to invest resources (inputs) into producing one kind of product or service or another. The reason that this...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2020, 11:52 pm (UTC)

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Social behaviors are believed to have originated because they benefitted the organisms who made use of them in their earliest forms, making those individuals more likely to survive and reproduce....

Latest answer posted November 21, 2020, 3:59 pm (UTC)

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The Baltimore Grotto (a chapter of the National Speleological Society) presents its motto: “Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints. Kill nothing but time.” These three short...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2021, 6:01 pm (UTC)

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Group work is vital to the effectiveness of social work in general. It has long been acknowledged that social workers are much more effective in their jobs if they have experience in their training...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2021, 11:52 am (UTC)

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It's fair to say that the disadvantages of totalitarianism greatly outweigh the advantages. With the horrors of the twentieth century still fresh in the mind, most people are all too aware of the...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2021, 1:09 pm (UTC)

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Macro-linguistics and micro-linguistics are both fields of study of linguistics that focus on language and its form and meaning and the changes that occur to that form and meaning due to other...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2020, 10:29 pm (UTC)

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In order to understand the importance of social science, we must first examine what social sciences actually is and what is its purpose. Social science is essentially the study of human society: it...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2020, 3:24 pm (UTC)

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The most influential person in my life is my dad. My mom has influenced me too, but my dad has inspired me with his work ethic and caring for others. He has always been a hard worker, and wanted...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2011, 9:46 am (UTC)

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These two concepts relate to scientific research and understanding, though in different ways. A theory is an explanation for how facts relate to one another, while an approach is a methodology for...

Latest answer posted April 11, 2016, 2:48 pm (UTC)

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There are sadly several social, political, and economic issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. I will discuss a few, but please note that this is by no means a...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2021, 9:36 am (UTC)

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Sport is often praised for its potential to bring people together and to provide unity amongst people. Supporting a sports team unites people by providing them with a social link, something they...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2020, 8:11 am (UTC)

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Technology is a major driving force behind the process of modernization. As a result of rapid developments in technology, society has become more complex, less monolithic, with differentiated...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2020, 1:24 pm (UTC)

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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....

Latest answer posted July 25, 2011, 6:32 am (UTC)

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Humans are united through common experiences. Most have loved and been loved. In our lifetimes, we will all experience joy that makes our hearts soar and grief that will bring us to our knees. We...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2020, 12:33 am (UTC)

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1. A man is expected to be the breadwinner of the family. 2. A man cannot always afford to show his true emotions. 3. Men live shorter lives, according to statistics. 4. A man is expected to...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2009, 8:47 pm (UTC)

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Forensic accounting is becoming an increasingly important part of modern-day business practices. It exists to uncover instances of financial fraud and malpractice in the running of a business,...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2020, 1:51 pm (UTC)

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The greatest manifest function of a school education is to get an education. It is to acquire the skills needed in order to read and compute on a basic level in order to either join the workforce...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2020, 10:44 pm (UTC)

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The advantages and disadvantages to adolescence vary by country. In the United States, in most circumstances, teenagers are guaranteed basic life necessities such as housing and food without the...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2018, 8:31 am (UTC)

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The question does not identify if the term “development” is referring to the development of land, economy, or technology. Therefore, at least one advantage and disadvantage for each of the three...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2016, 10:38 am (UTC)

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The nature of a study in social sciences research may refer to the statistical design of the study. When writing up a report about a study, the report would usually take the format: Introduction...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2015, 1:43 pm (UTC)

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My feelings would change depending on the circumstances surrounding the help I am giving. Helping someone to move furniture from one house to another raises gratitude that it's not me doing the...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2012, 6:49 pm (UTC)

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There are many differences—both big and small—between social policy and social welfare policy. We might think of social policy as the broad and more general term under which social welfare policy...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2020, 4:14 pm (UTC)

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Some languages are more obviously symbolic than others. Chinese, for instance, uses ideographs, many of which are based on pictures of the object or representations of the concept for which they...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2021, 12:24 pm (UTC)

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The term macroculture is used to describe the overarching culture of a given society. A macroculture is made up of microcultures, which are distinctive cultures within a given society. We can...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2021, 1:03 pm (UTC)

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The five principles of a democracy ensure that citizens have rights which are protected by law and that there is order which is enforced by elected representatives. The first principle, rule of...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2021, 5:57 pm (UTC)

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People seem to be interpreting this question in two different ways. I wish for a world where people do not treat each other cruelly and violently. If I am wishing for something for myself, I...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2011, 10:48 am (UTC)

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People have many different motives for entering the social work profession. Most have a strong desire to help others. They care about the lives of other people, have great compassion for those who...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2021, 2:14 pm (UTC)

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Mental health is the condition of having a mind that is "healthy" and functioning "well". I put these terms in scare quotes because there is no widely-accepted definition of what constitutes...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2016, 7:28 pm (UTC)

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Since teachers create all other professions and it is a teacher who inspires you to either love or hate school and education, I go with teacher. However, the true answer is that either or is...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2010, 7:47 am (UTC)

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There are different ways to look and answer this question. Roughly speaking, public policy is what the government does when it affects people, whether ill or positive. Social policy usually means...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2010, 7:20 am (UTC)

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With a question such as this one, it is useful to specify just what you mean by Marxism, because there is Marxism as a school of socialism (predominantly associated with communism), but there is...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2021, 7:13 am (UTC)

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Depending on what position you take on this subject, you should start your paper with an assertion or something you intend to prove about the practice of abortion. For example, you might begin the...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2011, 8:26 am (UTC)

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As you probably already know, chemical weathering refers to how carbon dioxide results in the decomposition or breakdown of rocks. The carbon dioxide then becomes trapped in the sediment. One...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2020, 1:45 pm (UTC)

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The study of life span development is very important since people change as they age. Educators and psychologists study how the brain develops and what milestones can be reasonably achieved at...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2019, 5:59 pm (UTC)

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Computers are here to stay, whether we like them or not. They are part of the juggernaut of the Industrial Revolution which began in England with textile making. This put many independent weavers...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2014, 8:05 am (UTC)

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Imagine standing in front of a classroom full of children knowing little or nothing about how their brains function, or how they communicate, or how they grow. Imagine trying to teach these...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2021, 1:53 pm (UTC)

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Sociolinguistics is the study of language and how it is affected by the social setting in which language is used. It has a broad scope in its examination of the many and diverse ways that language...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2017, 1:17 pm (UTC)

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Clothes tell you what a person values and a little about personality. A person wearing a suit tells you something different than a person with shorts and a tank top. Color and style are...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2011, 11:36 pm (UTC)

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The biggest advantage of social stratification is that it provides order and stability in society. All societies, no matter how simple or complex, require some kind of social stratification in...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2021, 10:57 am (UTC)

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In sociology, "gender" is the term used to describe what it means to be feminine or masculine. This is very different from "sex"; that is, the biological differences between a man and a woman....

Latest answer posted February 7, 2017, 9:24 am (UTC)

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