An Analysis of the Struggles of the Working Class Population in America

An Analysis of the Struggles of the Working Class Population in America

For many people today, the American dream seems more like an American nightmare. Studies reveal that, “More than 600,000 Americans are homeless on a given night, with more than a third of those in unsheltered locations” (Department of Housing and Urban Development). These individuals who live below the poverty line are ofte…

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The Myths and Realities Behind the Truth About Class in the United States

Social class is a topic of discussion that most Americans do not like to talk about. It can be harder to identify than racial or ethnic differences, yet in many ways is the most important indicator of what kind of financial and educational opportunities someone is granted. When money or success is talked about, people tend…

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An Analysis of the Authors’ Views on Prejudice in the Target Texts of David Treuer, Barack Obama, and Vincent Parillo

In 2008, experts reported that there were around 926 active hate groups in the United states, and in 2011, that number rose to 1,018 (Potok).The United States is known as a melting point composed of a variety of cultures, ethnicities, races, religons,and beliefs, fusing together as a harmonious whole. Although Americans pos…

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The Causes of Teenage Suicide and Its Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem

The Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem Suicide is the act of killing oneself intentionally. Since the year 2000, suicide has been the third leading cause of death in people from the ages of 15 to 24. “More teenagers die from suicide than many diseases such as cancer, influenza, heart disease, AIDS, pneumonia, birth…

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An Essay in Justification of Stanley Milgram’s Study on Obedience

Every day, humans are faced with the subject of obedience. Stanley Milgram, a social psychologist, conducted an experiment to better understand why we obey and to what extent we will obey an authority figure. Diana Baumrind, author of “Some Thoughts on Ethics of Research,” discusses her viewpoint on Milgram’s experiment. Sh…

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A Proposal to Help Decrease Homelessness of Children after Foster Care

Summary Paper for Final Research Paper For my final research paper, I will be exploring the topic of homelessness as children age out of foster care. Too often, older children in foster care are not adopted and slowly age out of the system. With little to no support system to help them, they’re often forced to live on the…

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The US Government Should Help Social Workers Decrease the Instance of Homelessness after Foster Care

One of the most prominent issues facing American social workers at this time is how we care for children in foster care and what happens to them once they leave the system. Too many times, children in the system turn 18 and are turned out on their own with little to no help. Occasionally, a family or mentor will step in to…

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The False Promise of the American Dream for Immigrants

Race Reaction Paper The concept of the American Dream is what many people immigrate to the United States to pursue. They are taught from a young age that anything is possible in the United States. That by working hard and persevering, anyone can become successful and wealthy. What many immigrants find once they get here is…

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The Role and Impact of Women in the Music Industry

Women in Hip-Hop Hip Hop consist of rap music, breakdancing, DJing, graffiti, urban fashion, and spoken word. Doug E Fresh once said, “Hip-Hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.” When hip-hop first began it was meant to send messages of unity and empower others. Si…

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The Rise of the National Organization for Women

Every year, thousands of lobbyists in the United States spend more money than most people will see in a lifetime. While the number of lobbyists has remained constant, between 10 and 14 thousand active lobbyists a year since 1998, their spending has nearly tripled in a 15 year time frame. In 1998, the total spending of lobby…

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The Difficulty of Being Accepted in Society Today

Today’s world stresses individuality. Businesses want to hire workers who think outside the box, school’s attempt to create children who can work creatively to solve today’s problems. Almost no one wants to communicate for a long time with someone who is bland. Being an individual is considered one of the greatest things so…

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The Struggles of the Colonial Women in Obtaining Equal Rights in Society

Beginning with the colonization of the United States, women struggled to obtain equality and the same quality of life that men had. Many historians focus on the Golden Age Theory when discussing women’s history in colonial times. According to the Golden Age Theory, the colonial time in America was better for women than in…

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Should There Be a Ban on Assault Rifles to Prevent Mass Shootings?

Should there be a ban on assault rifles to prevent mass shootings? Many gun enthusiasts will say “no,” arguing that this act is only for people that are uneducated about the facts of firearms as a whole. While this statement is very true the individuals who are anti assault rifle still hold valuable points like how the gove…

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An Analysis of Feminism in Muslim Women under the Standards of Western Nations

This paper will explore the themes of nation and globalism on transnational beauty. I will use Lila Abu-Lughod “Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others” to examine the limitations of cultural relativism of Muslim women after the event of September 11, 2001. Mimi…

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The Hindrances in Achieving the American Dream

The American Dream is the idea that all citizens have the freedom to be successful and upward social mobility, with few barriers. Americans strive to have an occupation with a high salary, luxurious vehicles, and lavish home with a white picket fence. Immigrants perceive the United States of America as the “land of equalit…

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A Study on Sociology

What is sociology? What is being a sociologist? Sociologists think a lot, but what about? Thinking like a sociologist means applying analytical ideas to something you have always done without much thought. For us to think outside the box, we have to use our sociological imagination, or the ability to see the connections bet…

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The Issues Surrounding the Idea of Exotic Animals as Pets

Planet Earth is the home of 100,000 wild creatures. Every day, new creatures are being discovered. Discovering new types of species is very important for people to be able to learn the type of environment that they live. This would help sustain the animal habitat to reproduce more. There is an issue that not many people pay…

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The Moral and Ethical Stance of Being Gay

So is being gay wrong or is it ok? Society never can agree on this
issue, you have the biblical view, you have the law , and people that just
plain think its gross all against you. Some say that ” you’re born that
way” , some think you should be able to live as freely as you please being
that this is “America home of the f…

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An Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Johnson on the Disabilities of Their Children

On Sunday November 7, 2015 I interviewed a family, hereby known as the Johnsons. Mrs. Johnsons owns a home daycare and Mr. Johnson is an elevator mechanic. He actually put the elevators in the science building and in [building on campus.] Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have two children. Today, [the eldest] is 32 years old and [t…

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The Disturbing Issue of Homosexuality in Our Society

Throughout our U.S. history, homosexuality has been a negative issue in society. Over time, gay rights have changed slowly due to those with different moral issues. In a democratic society, gay rights should not even be an issue, but disturbingly it is. Equality is a liberty that homosexuals desire, and “…as people get to k…

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The Persistence of Inequality in Society

Inequality Persists Between Gay and Straight Individuals and Communities When I was a child I badly wanted to join the Girl Scouts. I envied my friends who got to wear cute skirts and collared shirts, sell cookies to win bikes, and earn badges for learning new skills. I repeatedly begged my mother to let me sign up, but sh…

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The Elements Influencing the Foundation of US’ Women’s Liberation Movement in Late 30s until the Late 60s and the Role of Women in the United States

Abstract This extended essay examines and analyses the elements, which influenced the foundation of the US’ Women’s Liberation Movement in the 60s. The scope of the essay reaching from the end of the 30s, reaching until the late 60s, with the main focus on the 50s in an attempt to answer research question which is: why did…

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The Positive Contribution of What’s in My Baggie, a Documentary, to the Drug Legalization Debate

What’s In My Baggie is a one hour-long documentary exploring five music festivals in the United States. The production team follows the Bunk Police, an organisation that distributes substance-testing kits to promote safety and awareness regarding the purity of street drugs. It was released in September 2014, free on YouTube…

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The Reasons Why Divorce Became so Common in Today’s Society

According to you, why are there more divorce cases nowadays? Divorce can be defined as the legal termination of a marriage due to issues between a couple. It is a practice which has existed since long time usually to give people the opportunity to get out of an unhealthy relationship. However, nowadays, all we can hear is…

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The Factors That Can Help a Multi-Ethnic Society Live Happily Together

What factors can help a multi-ethnic society live happily together? A multi-ethnic society is a society in which different ethnicities or religion live together. Mauritius is an example of a multi-ethnic society in which Muslims, Hindus, Chinese and Christians live together. The need to live happily together therefore beco…

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