January 15, 2019

The Status of Women

Watch the Ted Talk “Our Century’s Greatest Injustice” by Sheryl Wu Dunn. What do you think about her claim that the central moral challenge of this century is gender inequity or the oppression of women and girls worldwide? What are the solutions to women’s global inequality that she discusses and why is education so important? Address her question: “What is in it for you?”
January 15, 2019

Which parenting style or styles did your parents use

200 word Min.   Parents demonstrate varying levels of warmth, expectations for  adherence to rules, and openness of communication with children.  Understanding the characteristics and outcomes associated with parenting  styles can guide you in helping parents develop the most effective  skills for raising their children. Tasks: Use your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources,  and the Internet to review the following parenting styles:  authoritarian, authoritative, permissive (Baumrind, 1971), and  disengaged (Novak & Pelaez, 2004). After reviewing the styles,  answer the following questions: Which parenting style or styles did your parents use? Describe the impact on your development. If you […]
January 15, 2019

Securing a stable career or obtaining formal education

200 words In this assignment, you will examine your cultural values about developmental norms for young adults. Tasks: Cultural groups typically have clearly defined expectations for when certain social events should occur.  Some of these expectations may be clearly stated, while other  expectations are unspoken. Reflect on your own beliefs about when a  young adult should achieve the following transitions into adulthood: Moving into his or her own housing, separate from parents Securing a stable career or obtaining formal education Achieving financial independence Getting involved in a serious romantic relationship Getting married or cohabiting Having children Other transitions you consider important What […]
January 15, 2019

To what extent has Freud effected modern western culture

Cultural Studies Essay 2,500 words AT LEAST 6 Scholarly articles for referencing  use at least 2 of these: Freud and Psychoanalysis (e.g. the Unconscious) • Marxism and Ideology (e.g. Economic Determinism, Contradictions in Adverts) • Gramsci and Hegemony (e.g. Commodity Fetishism) • Foucault and Discourse (e.g. influence of Institutions on knowledge and ‘Confession’) • Use key terms and apply the basic theories/concepts/arguments • Select historical and contemporary cultural examples or case studies • Form arguments and consider debates Possible Case Study Examples for Topics to be applied to: Music? Films? TV? Internet and Websites? Social Media? Smart Phones? Text Speak? […]
January 15, 2019

Are Restrictions on Sugar and Sugary Beverages Justified

Position Paper topic: (Are Restrictions on Sugar and Sugary Beverages Justified). Position Paper will include: (1) An introduction to the argument on your public health issue(s) of choice (including a clear thesis); (2) Major findings in the literature that support your position for the paper; (3) A conclusion; and (4) at least 6 CREDIBLE (e.g., peer reviewed journals) citations accompanied by a reference list at the end of the paper. test book use is Daniel, E. (Ed.). (2015). Taking Sides:  Clashing Views in Health & Society (12th ed.). New York:  McGraw-Hill
January 15, 2019

Arranged Marriage

Arranged marriages are arranged or negotiated by the immediatley family of a bride and groom. Approximately 55% of all marriages globally are arranged. Our U.S. ideal of meeting the person of your dreams is uniquely Western. Among arranged marriages, only 4% of these marriages end in divorce. Divorce rates in the U.S. are over 50%. Why do you think this is the case? Discuss prideprice, which is practiced in approximatley 44% of marriages globally. How do economics come into play? How does economics and class come into play in traditional U.S. marriage practices?
January 15, 2019

Natural Disasters and Famine

Applied anthropology is “a branch of anthropology that concerns itself with applying anthropological knowledge to achieve practical goals, usually in the service of an agency outsied the traditional academic setting” (Ember et al., 2011: 516). In Chapter 28, the text discusses various “social problems” which applied anthropology can help address. Consider, in particular, natural disasters and famine. Natural disasters may seem beyond human control, but their effects are not. “Between 1960 and 1980, 43 natural disasters in Japan killed an average of 63 people per disaster. During the same period, 17 natural disasters in Nicaragua killed an average of 6,235 […]
January 15, 2019

The Danger of a Single Story

The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”   – Chimamanda Adichie Watch the TED talk by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie  called “The Danger of a Single Story” What does Adichie mean by ‘the danger of a single story’? She speaks of “how impressionable and vulnerable we are in the face of a story, particularly as children.” What stories did you grow up reading/listening to and could you identify with the characters in these stories? Why or why not? Discuss the […]
January 15, 2019

Therapeutic Modality

Imagine that some of your colleagues mention using cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and reality therapy. Your colleagues continue to say that based on their experiences, they really like these therapies and that they appear to work. Your instincts also tell you that perhaps they might be helpful for your client in your case study. However, from Week 1, you recall that experiences and instincts as sources of knowledge are quite limited because they are biased. Instead, it is important to utilize existing research and data to support your choices of interventions. Theory helps inform […]
January 15, 2019

Research Strategies

Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–300 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. In this class, you will develop a research proposal based on a business, organizational problem, or topic that you want to explore. If you need help in finding a problem to explore, check the Successful Business Research textbook, chapter 6 (see link below), for more on asking the right questions. Also, the following Web sites can assist in […]
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