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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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School, as America recognizes it, is important in creating a literate and productive society. Empowering the populace with the ability to read and providing them with core knowledge in various...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2020, 10:57 am (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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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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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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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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Talking about miscommunication or misunderstanding might be helpful here. The idea behind the quote, it seems to me, refers to an understanding of communication as a "transferrence of...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2012, 7:48 pm (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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Scientific evidence has shown us that in fact, money DOES buy happiness, but only to a certain point. A famous Princeton study (linked below) found that emotional wellbeing increases steadily with...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2016, 8:34 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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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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It is important to think through one’s courses of actions before acting. This is because there are often many ways of solving a given problem. Some solutions to a problem can be quite obvious....

Latest answer posted November 11, 2017, 6:12 pm (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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Sociology is the scientific study of human relationships, interaction, culture, and institutions. It, therefore, investigates the structures within societies and how people interact with these...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2017, 5:17 pm (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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Laissez-faire economics, Keynesian economics, and monetarism are all economic theories that hold very different visions as to how government should interact with a national economy. The oldest of...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020, 10:14 pm (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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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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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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A trade union is the central organizational unit upon which organized labor is based. Its role is to corral the financial and political resources of its members and sympathizers to create...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2019, 4:39 pm (UTC)

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Computers have both complicated our lives and made them easier. I can do almost anything with a computer, but once something goes wrong beyond the basics I am stumped. A working computer is a...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2011, 9:58 am (UTC)

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Each child is born into a family with a unique culture. How many people live in the home, the holidays they celebrate, how they spend their free time, their beliefs about education, and numerous...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2020, 6:57 pm (UTC)

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The globalization of the world economy has led to numerous positive and negative effects. It has brought jobs and industry to parts of the world where unemployment used to be high. However, it also...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2021, 8:57 pm (UTC)

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Fascism is a form of government that is characterized by extreme nationalism. It is/was a style of government that began in the early part of the 1900s. Its roots can be traced back to World War...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2015, 7:15 am (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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One similarity between capitalism and socialism is that both systems consider labor and capital to be the primary economic forces. Both capitalism and socialism agree that the world is composed of...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2016, 2:39 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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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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Many thinkers in the liberal/libertarian tradition argue as if liberty is the birthright of individuals as a right, irrespective of which kind of society they inhabit. On this theory, liberty can...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2021, 11:03 am (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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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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Generally speaking, laissez-faire capitalism is the name given to the economic system that prevailed in the United States and Western Europe in the mid nineteenth century, though certain of its...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2021, 10:58 am (UTC)

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Direct democracy is where the citizens vote directly in elections. Each citizen has one vote. This type of democracy is common is class elections and other small organizational meetings. Ancient...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2019, 8:10 pm (UTC)

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Individualism and collectivism are competing views of the concept of society. Individualism is the belief that the individual being is the most important building block of society, while...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2019, 4:27 pm (UTC)

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Social structures refer to the ways society is organized. The organized grouping of social institutions and social relationships is essentially what defines social structures. Some examples of...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2021, 12:02 pm (UTC)

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An advantage of the Internet which may not have been mentioned is that it is making it possible for people to communicate with one another from different parts of the world. This should lead to...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2014, 12:57 am (UTC)

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People communicate in both verbal and non-verbal manners. In fact, most communication is non-verbal and can come in a variety of forms. In order to learn to recognize the different forms of...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2016, 10:40 pm (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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Government is necessary to establish and maintain order and social control. At its fundamental level, government is responsible for the safety and welfare of its individuals. As John Locke famously...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2019, 1:38 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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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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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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