An Argument in Favor of Legalized Abortion in the Roe vs. Wade Case

The Effect of Traditional Gender Roles in America

The Ugliness of Society Traditional gender roles are killing us. It is not as simple as “Colonel Mustard in the Library with the wrench”. Nonetheless, these traditional gender roles are destructive for everyone. The article, “The High Cost of Manliness,” by Robert Jensen, is about removing masculinity from the American soc…

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An Argument in Favor of Legalized Abortion in the Roe vs. Wade Case

Roe versus Wade: On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Roe v. Wade, a challenge to a Texas statute that made it a crime to perform an abortion unless a woman’s life was at stake. The case had been filed by “Jane Roe,” an unmarried woman who wanted to safely and le…

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Cisgender People Breaking the Norms

Breaking the Norms of the Binary How would you feel if everyone you knew refered to you as “she” if you were a boy or “he” if you were a girl? For some teenagers and even adults this is a common occurrence. These people feel dysphoria towards their assigned gender, and due to the lack of encouragement to explore other gend…

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The Lives of the Deaf Population

Every moment of our lives is centered around thought. You had to think just to read that sentence. Most of our everyday thoughts consist of words; from talking, to our friends to taking notes in class, language dominates our minds. But what if you had never heard a spoken word? What if you had never heard anything? How wou…

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A Report to Determine Whether or Not Attentive Rapid Drug Screening Has an Effect on the Management of Patients Who Overdose on Drugs

Annotated Bibliography Erdmann, A., Werner, D., Hugli, O., & Yersin, B. (2015). Focused use of drug screening in overdose patients increases impact on management. Swiss Med Wkly Swiss Medical Weekly, 1-8. Retrieved February 25, 2016. This report served the purpose to determine whether or not attentive rapid drug screening…

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Making a Difference in the World and Solving Major World Problems in an Article by Tina Rosenberg

Article Analysis 10 Source: Rosenberg, Tina. “Ideas Help No One on a Shelf. Take Them to the World.” Opinionator. The New York Times, 29 Feb. 2016. Web. 19 Apr. 2016. On Opinionator, an online New York Times blog, in the article “Ideas Help No One on a Shelf. Take Them to the World,” Tina Rosenberg expresses her opinion o…

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The Stance of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Successful Marriages and Divorce

Successful Marriages “Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities.” quoted from The Family: A Proclamation to the World, A document published by The Church of Jesus Christ o…

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Observing Poverty in Three Cities in the United States of America: Boston, Chicago, and Milwaukee

Poverty in the United States Have you ever been to a big city and seen something that made your eyes go wide, your heart stop and your mind race at a speed you can barely comprehend? Maybe it was a robbery. Or a shooting. Or an accident. But for me it was none of those things. For me, it was an experience that will never f…

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People’s Obsession with Make-up and Plastic Surgery for Cosmetic Reasons

We live in a world where a lot of our interactions are made on virtual platforms, mainly social media and television. A lot of the things we see, hear and witness are not physical experiences or interactions. According to a report by CNN, last year, the average teen in a developed nation spends approximately nine hours a da…

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White Privilege According to Jeremy Dowsett

In “What My Bike Has Taught Me about White Privilege”, Jeremy Dowsett argues that “white privilege” is not about questioning the morality of whites, but it’s about a “systematic imbalance” created by unintentional racism, and a misunderstanding of what “white privilege” means. He uses his own personal experiences of being…

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A Traditional Family Structure: Advantages of Specialization and Financial Stability

For many years, America upheld the standard of traditional families being the best way to function as a family. A traditional family structure can be defined as a household with a man, a woman, and at least one child, biological or adopted, in which one parents works, and one stays at home. Since then, the US has changed…

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The Relationship of Patriarchy to Society and Its Representation in Literature and Popular Culture

What is patriarchy? Patriarchy is the term used to refer to male domination in a society or in the household. In a patriarchal society, the man holds more power and usually makes all decision. This essay will discuss patriarchy in relation to society and to its representation in literature and popular culture. As mention…

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The Effects of Mexican American Counter Scripts of the 1940’s and 50’s in the Economic, Political, Social, and Cultural Shifts for Latinos in the United States

Mexican American counter scripts and social movements of the 1940’s and 50’s The 1940-50s was a period of time that catalyzed large economic, political, social, and cultural shifts for Latinos in the United States. In my essay, I will focus on the effects of Mexican immigration patterns during World War II, the developme…

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The Impact of the Development of Hispanic Panethnic National Demographic on the Perception of Immigrants as a National Threat

Hispanic Panethnicity Creates National Threat While civil rights movements and immigration reform in the United States progressed slowly but surely during the 1960s-80s, a series of factors caused an increase in resistance to alien immigration in the 1990s and effectively stalled Chicano and Latino immigrants on their path…

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The Use of Ethos and Logos in Illustrating a Point of View on Pragmatism In “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Pragmatism in the Ranks of Women In Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” she addresses having a high class job and being a mother in this modern day. She uses her own personal experiences along with other high ranked female officials to convey why women cannot really have it all in regards t…

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The Issue of Inequality in the Samoan Islands

Inequality exists in many of the pacific islands. Inequality in education, housing, and social problems exist and contributes to the lifestyle of the people of Samoa. With resources necessary to fix or better their business and social connections we can decrease inequality and increase quality of life in the Samoan islands….

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The Issue of Gender-Based Inequality in the Modern Workplace

Inequality is a problem every society faces. Whether it is gender, economic, educational, or race and ethnicity inequalities, every society experiences them to some degree. There is an idea that gender inequality in the workplace is an idea of the past and no longer exists. This is not the case. Gender inequality in the wor…

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An Annotated Bibliography on the Factors, Effects, and Ways to Possibly Eliminate Inequality and Poverty in the Pacific Islands

ABD. (2013). Economic and Social Inequality in Asia and Pacific: 12 Things to Know. Retrieved from http://www.adb.org/features/inequality-asia-and-pacific-region-12 -things-know This article explains the statistics of extreme poverty, child mortality, household income, gender parity, government spending, and illiteracy r…

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A Bibliography of Articles on Inequality and Climate Change in Samoa

IFAD. N.D. Rural poverty in Samoa, Retrieved from http://www.ruralpovertyportal.org/country/home/tags/samoa This article explains how about 20% of Samoans live under the national poverty line. It also explains how women will be disadvantaged in the workplace, how current youth will face issues of unemployment, and expla…

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A Review of Dave Cullen’s Novel Columbine

First Impression of Columbine On April 19th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold brought an assortment of weapons into Columbine High School with a plan to kill as many as four hundred innocent students. In 2009, ten years after the massacre, Dave Cullen published a book, titled Columbine, which contains a decade’s worth o…

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A Report on David Cullen’s Book Columbine and the Importance of Studying the Event It Is Based On

Columbine Columbine (2009) is a book by David Cullen, written about the event
that unfolded on April 20th, 1999 in a small Colorado town named Littleton.
On this day, two senior students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold crossed the
threshold the local high school with the intention of killing as many
students as possibl…

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The Necessity of Easily Accessible Birth Control in an Article by Bianca Brooks

The state of Colorado has started to offer free birth control to both teenagers and women who can’t afford it. This has decreased both teenage pregnancy and teenage abortion rates by 40%. In this discussion, people discuss whether or not the government should offer free birth control if it can be that beneficial. Bianca Bro…

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A Comparison between the Theories of Social Change of Karl Marx and Alvin Toffler

Marx V.S. Toffler: Social change Karl Marx and Alvin Toffler were two highly influential conflict theorists that had some very intriguing and fairly different concepts on how our society experiences social change although they did have some similarities as well, one of them seems to take more of a consensus approach on the…

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The Issue of Gender Equality and Access to Health Care

Women’s Need for Equality The issue of gender equality has been a very popular topic in our lives for quite a while now, and it has a lot to do with the state. The state plays a large role in women’s health care such as what kind of and how much health care women receive and it plays a large role in their safety and comfor…

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Human Rights Violations in the Middle East and the Response of the United Nations

Human Rights Violations in the Middle East and the UN’s Response Human rights violations have been a longstanding issue in the Middle East. The Islamic State, in particular, is known for their incredible human rights violations. In the New York Times article “The Horror Before the Beheadings,” Rukmini Callimachi reports th…

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