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    It's hard to generalize about attitudes towards alcohol use disorder, or the prevalence for alcohol abuse, across all Hispanic groups. For example, statistics from the National Institutes of...

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    When there is a lack of research on a specific disorder, patients suffer, as they are not able to receive the most tailored and up-to-date treatment. As the article from the National Institute of...

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    From the functionalist perspective of Talcott Parsons, health is something that allows people to perform their roles in society effectively, paying back the investment society has made in their...

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    Typically, sociologists studying alcohol use disorders (AUD) among Hispanics, the largest ethnic minority in the U.S., have treated this group as a heterogenous unit, which is misleading given that...

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    According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Hispanics, who now make up 17% of the American population and who are 50...

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    A delusional disorder is a form of psychosis in which the affected person is unable to tell the difference between reality and imagination. Delusions are the hallmark of this disorder, and they...

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    Medical doctors diagnose illness as a deviation from the normal and as a condition that fits into a known pattern (such as the pattern of symptoms that define Alzheimer's). They often confirm or...

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    The U.S. is a far more violent country than Canada, with about five times the rate of violent crime than in Canada (see the link below). This is in part a result of looser gun ownership laws in the...

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    I would absolutely go with Friedrich Nietzsche, not so much on the basis of "God is dead," as the last 40 years have been characterized by a revival of religious faith and religious conflict,...

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    An ecological perspective involves how individuals adapt and react to their social and cultural environments. Several constructs explain how the individual interacts successfully (or...

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    Immigration is a term that describes someone who relocates to a foreign country with the intention of residing there permanently. Immigration can have both a positive and negative impact on a...

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    Tenure comes from the Latin word tenere, which means to hold or to keep. Tenure looks different in every state at the K-12 level. I will give you a brief history of tenure, an explanation of what...

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    The important context for thinking about this is salary levels. Teachers are paid substantially less than other professionals with similar levels of education. They also tend to work high levels of...

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    The development of megacities, which are cities over 10 million people, means that cities will need to develop efficient, low-emission mass transportation systems in the next decade. The population...

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    Affirmative action has two other disadvantages as well. First, it allows white people to erroneously believe that people of color have been hired solely on the basis of race and that they are not...

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    We can look at this question from two different perspectives: That of an individual student, and that of society as a whole.Private universities tend to be more expensive, but with a few exceptions...

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    First, we should note that not all sports coaches make a lot of money. The vast majority of people that coach even at the NCAA Division I level do not make the astronomical salaries we associate...

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    If you ask almost any teacher if they should be paid more, you will probably hear a resounding “yes” as the response. Let’s look at this question a little closer. We should look at this from...

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    Yes, in some ways, an anger management program constitutes a subculture. A subculture has different norms and values than the culture as a whole, and our culture can seem to celebrate anger and...

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    Subcultures are groups whose norms and values are different from those of the wider culture. Examples include gamers or members of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). For example, members of Alcoholics...

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    I suggest tackling the last three, because they are relatively easy to tie together. You can frame your discussion as a comparison of non-experimental versus experimental methods. To see how the...

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    Steps to Blaming the Victim Ryan specified four steps that comprise the process of victim blaming. The first step is to identify a social problem, such as income inequality. The second step...

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    Byzantine Art is important because of its influence within Christianity art and architecture over nearly a millennium. The Byzantine Empire picks up with the dwindling of the Roman Empire in the...

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    Psychologists study a wide variety of phenomena. For instance, some specialize in understanding social behavior. Others study memory, or child development, or cognitive neuroscience. But regardless...

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    Most encryption software available today use military grade encryption. The term military grade is used for marketing purposes to infer that the software has strong encryption capabilities. Any...

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    In an experimental study (in the field of psychology or indeed any scientific field) variables are broadly split into two types: dependent and independent. The dependent variable is the outcome...

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    Register is a part of sociolinguistics, which is the study of the way in which we use language in a social context. MAK Halliday (whose linguistic theory is discussed in the link below) developed...

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    To discuss all of the customs and traditions of the United Arab Emirates would require an entire book, if not more than one, but I can certainly describe a few cultural practices here which are...

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    There are two main ways in which poverty affects a typical economy. First, it reduces the level of aggregate demand in the economy, making the economy poorer than it could be. Second, it typically...

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    Sexual orientation can be viewed as a continuum because people's preferences can lie on a continuous spectrum between exclusively heterosexual and exclusively homosexual. Understanding sexuality as...

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    I can think of one important application of Maslow's hierarchy of needs in today's society. As we teach students, we can gain insight into their struggles if we understand Maslow's theory. The...

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    Researchers in many fields -- including animal behavior, anthropology, psychology, and sociology -- study social behavior. The term "social behavior" may be defined slightly differently depending...

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    You should consider the fact that you have to cover a whole trial in only 750 words. If you had more space you could include more information. But since you only have 750 words, you shouldn't let...

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    According to Karl Marx's Capital, fetishism of commodities refers to the way people view products as having inherent value. Commodity fetishism abstracts the social relations of labor that result...

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    The Second Wave of feminism in the United States began in the 1960s and persisted throughout the next two decades. At this time, women championed the right to work outside the home for equitable...

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    In many respects, the genders are more equal now than at any point in U.S. history. Although there is still a wage gap between men and women, it is lower now than ever; women's earnings were 58-60%...

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    Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions of the world, with 2.4 and 1.6 billion adherents, respectively. Both are Abrahamic faiths, which means that both of these religions trace the...

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    In Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap: Whatever it Takes, the authors argue that professional learning communities (PLCs) can be instrumental in a school's attempts to reach all of its students....

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    Social media is not inherently bad. Rather, it can have both good and bad qualities, and it often falls on the user to make responsible decisions about using social media. While social media...

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    The three big ideas behind the concept of the Professional Learning Community is that they help students learn (not simply be taught); that they involve teachers in a collaborative process; and...

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    Gross domestic product, or GDP, is an economic term referring to the sum total monetary value of all goods produced in a particular country, as well as the value of any services performed there....

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    In the United States, we have a system of separation of powers. We have a legislative branch that is composed of two houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. We have an executive...

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    In the traditional meaning of democracy, all members of a group contribute to the decision making process, typically through voting. In fact, the term "democracy" comes from the Greek demokratia,...

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    Very simply, Weick's sensemaking theory examines the cognitive processes that underlie the ways people make sense of ambiguous situations. Essentially, the theory asks, "how does somebody try to...

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    Gender and sex have long been recognized as being two distinct characteristics. Sex refers to the sex organs with which a person is born, as well as their chromosomes (XX=female, XY=male). Gender...

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    Human communication skills can be broadly categorized in the following way: reading, writing, speaking, listening, and body language. These forms of communication are often combined in various ways...

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    Part 3(A): As wheat bread is a normal good, an increase in income will result in an increase in demand. 3(B): A substitute good is a good that can serve as a replacement for another good. In this...

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    The original Thirteen Colonies were founded as extensions of British territory for the purpose of cultivating and processing resources which might be valuable overseas and in the New World. Many...

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    Prior to the Industrial Revolution, most production took place on a very small scale. One household might grow their own food, grow fibers for cloth, weave their own cloth, and even make their own...

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    In this context, reviewing the field means becoming familiar with the existing scholarship on a problem and summarizing or analyzing it before putting forth one's own ideas. The first reason for...

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