City - 1,279 words
... ion. In each case the activity is kept hidden (since it is illegal) and makes money-or saves it when tax fraud or evasion is involved--for the person who carries it out. The female subjects of the study are as equally marginalized as their male counterparts. However, the fact of their gender disenfranchises them further from the mainstream societies and its benefits. It is noted than less than one-third of the impoverished mothers of El Barrio receive public assistance. Female heads of impoverished households must supplement their meager checks in order to keep their children alive and thus are likely to engage in the informal economy though in not the obviously illegal ventures of many ...
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In The Shadow Of Man - 1,800 words
In this paper I am going to discuss how anthropology is a science. I am also going to explain how Jane Goodall is a scientist with her works with chimpanzees, and how that is known as primatology. I will also look at the order primates in correspondence with Jane Goodalls book on primates, specifically the chimpanzee. Anthropology is a science; it has four aspects in which you can study. Anthropology takes a look at humankind and with its subdiciplines you can break down individual societies into four parts. Physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology; allows you to break down specific things in a culture, past, present, and to make predictions abou ...
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Target Corporation - 2,007 words
... rice to revenue ratio more than doubled since 1995 when it was only .23. Target Corporation has been very efficient, which reflects a return on equity of 20.2% in 1999 compared to 9.9% in 1996. Inventory turnover was relatively low at 6.3 in 1999. It is one of Targets main areas of concentration. Profitability can be seen by comparing net profit after taxes to net sales resulting in a net profit margin of 3.5%. In 1999 Target Corporation also displayed a gross profit margin of 31.7%. The liquidity is displayed using the current ratio and the quick ratio. The current ratio of 1.1 has decreased since 1996 when it was more favorable at 1.4. The quick ratio also decreased by only one tenth o ...
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Human Behaviour In Business - 1,066 words
... it illustrates the point very clearly. Managers for the most part do not want to have to rehire a new staff every time they are required to upgrade their companies computer systems. This being said, if management can not get through to the workers on why and how to implement these changes, then rehiring staff will be their only option. Management has make sure that their staff is open to new ideas so that the company will be able to keep up with the world, and not fall behind while training staff on new system requirements. Matching personalities with jobs may be one of the most effective ways to allocate human resources. If a person is properly suited to their position in relation to th ...
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Using Netiq S Appmanager - 2,688 words
... J. Banks, J. Brown, E. Kimble, J. Sachsel stock quotes and other investor services. NASDAQ s decision to use AppManager to manage its web site was made with the intent of improving the reliability and performance of their Microsoft Windows NT servers. NASDAQ was in the market for a solution that could "proactively" manage its web site. AppManager exceeded all of the stringent requirements NASDAQ had for monitoring their web site. Before selecting NetIQ and AppManager, NASDAQ decided to first monitor their web-based infrastructure with custom built fault monitoring solutions. But as the web grew in popularity, a more reliable and scaleable solution was needed. As the site grew and hits in ...
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The Storm - 932 words
i titled mine "Nature's Passion" but you do what you will with it...it hasn't been graded or i'd give you the grade. good luck..............:) Kate Chopin wrote her fictional short story "The Storm" in the late nineteenth century. During this time, women were looked down upon as being merely housewives; their needs and desires weren't considered in every day living. This story refutes that idea by showing how the necessities of nature coincide with the needs of personal satisfaction. Chopin's use of symbolism models how the requirements of nature and the needs of people must and will be satisfied in order to sustain life. The title of this story suggests a metaphorical connection between the ...
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Phoenix Rises From The Ashes - 530 words
When asked by a white hunter " Doesn't the gun scare you?" while having it pointed at her, Phoenix Jackson, of Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path", replies "No, sir. I seen plenty go off closer by, in my day, and for less than what I done," This is an example of how the protagonist deals with another of her travails. Phoenix's conflicts only hone the thrust of Welty's tale of triumph over adversity. The irrelevancy of these tortures to this person's purpose is made all the more poignant by their staggering weight. From the first line of the narrative you learn the setting is December. A "frozen day", and yet Phoenix does ought but rejoice that it is not the "season" for bulls and snakes. Given the ...
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Dead End Marriage - 388 words
In Kate Chopins The Story of an Hour, a wife takes the news of her husbands death quite differently than most wives. Some might find Mrs. Mallards rather joyous response to her husbands death confusing or shocking. But, having lived without love for her husband, Mrs. Mallard takes death as a window of opportunity for life. Mrs. Mallard knows that she will grieve at the funeral and will be capable of seeing beyond the bitter moment. Unlike those who have heard the same with the paralyzed inability to accept its significance, Mrs. Mallard hears the death of her husband knowing that the event brings something specialfreedom from the restraints of marriage. She will have years of life to herself ...
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Symbolism In Chrysanthemums - 1,159 words
Margaret Sidorowicz-1 Symbolism in "The Chrysanthemums" In his story "The Chrysanthemums", written in 1938, Steinbeck introduces us with a woman, named Elisa, who is trying to gain power in a man's world. Elisa Allen tries to define her role as a woman in a very close society. Her environment portrays the social depression, while the garden shows her power and masculine. Elisa has trouble extending this power outside the fence that surrounds her garden. Finally, she learns but not accepts, that she possesses a weak feminine power, not the masculine one she had tried to achieve. The symbols in setting and characters show us the scope and nature of this empty society, and the chrysanthemums po ...
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Symbolism In Moby Dick - 636 words
Symbolism is using a person, place, or thing to represent something else which is larger and often untouchable. It is used in literature to allow authors to be objective while still expressing his/her views. Symbols in a story can be interpreted differently by different people Some symbols stand for things that are obvious while others need a more involved explanation. In Moby-Dick, Herman Melville uses symbolism of the whale to express the theme of humanistic relationships with nature. The color of the whale in Moby-Dick is a symbol that can be interpreted differently. The whiteness of the whale can have obvious meanings, such as innocence, purity, and cleanliness. However, to some people t ...
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Kmart - 1,046 words
K-mart's upper management is attempting to bring K-mart "upmarket" without losing the chain's discount image. The goal is to change the store's image from a no-frills discount store to a retailer of quality, brand-name merchandise offered in modern, attractive displays. K-mart is attempting to change with its typical customers, who are now more educated and sophisticated than earlier in the store's history. K-mart assembled a senior management team to evaluate the impacts that emerging social, economic and political changes in the United States would have on the future of the business. This team was called the F-Team. Once the F-Team completed it's report, K-mart management asked for specifi ...
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Native American Racism - 1,074 words
... ee that the Native Americans and other minorities are being unfairly treated. The purpose of this entire interview is to allow people to see the trouble and oppression that Native Americans and other minorities have to live with. The government is setting the wrong example for other Americans to follow: that it is okay to build toxic waste dumps and cancer-causing power plants in the neighborhood of minorities, and then ignore their pleas for help. As stated by SiJohn, "If the Indians were the polluters, the public would have gotten up in arms and demanded that the Indians pay" (Cooper 535)). This is just one example shows the environmental racism that the Native Americans must face in t ...
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Body Obsession In The Media - 1,214 words
... ressure for unreasonable image standards is directly effecting the Caucasian girls as opposed to others for their ideal differs than that of other cultures. Research has proved that different cultures have different ideals of the perfect body and different standards of beauty. For example, studies have shown that white and black girls have different images of the "ideal girl". White girls, much more than black girls, opt for an unrealistic body of 5'7" 100 pounds. Much of the cultural diversity with body image has to do with the role models of that particular culture. A majority of women seen on TV and magazines have what seem to be flawless bodies with the most recent fad of the waif lo ...
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Correlates Of Delinquency - 2,454 words
... ical harm to others, and forcing someone into other aggressive behaviors to cause property destruction such as fire setting with intention of causing serious damage or deliberately destroying other property. Breaking into someone elses home or car, lie to avoid obligations and stealing are characters of deceitfulness and theft. Serious violations of rules are identified by behavior such as running away, being truant from school, and staying out late at night regardless of parents prohibitions (before age 13). Repetitive and persistent patterns of these behaviors indicate that a child is most likely to be diagnosed with conduct disorder (First,1994). Conduct disorder is a persistent patte ...
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Passionate Storms - 458 words
Kate Chopins The Storm, is a story filled with metaphorical references between a thunderstorm of rain and a thunderstorm of passion. Calixta, Bobinot, and Bibi led, what one would assume to be, a rather normal life. While Bobinot and Bibi are in town shopping they notice a storm approaching, and Bobinot, who was accustomed to converse on terms of perfect equality with his little son, called the childs attention to certain sombre clouds that were rolling with sinister intention from the west, accompanied by a sullen, threatening roar. However, a moment a Mother Natures fury unleashed a wealth of passion between Calixta and her former beau Alcee Laballiere. Calixta was at home sewing while Bob ...
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The Effect Of Social Organization Of Everyday Life On Health - 826 words
The Affect of Social Organization of Everyday Life On Health Most people do not think about their health or issues revolving around their health until they are actually ill or people think that their health is only affected by biological factors. However, our health should be a focus in our lives because our daily life has an affect on our health. Illness does not only have biological causes but is also influenced by social factors such as the socially imposed roles of gender and socioeconomic differences. Before the affect of gender on health can be discussed, the difference between gender and sex must first defined. Sex refers to actual physiological and hormonal differences between men an ...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est - 1,375 words
Through vivid imagery and compelling metaphors Dulce et Decorum Est gives the reader the exact feeling the author wanted. The poem is an anti-war poem by Wilfred Owen and makes great use of these devices. This poem is very effective because of its excellent manipulation of the mechanical and emotional parts of poetry. Owen's use of exact diction and vivid figurative language emphasizes his point, showing that war is terrible and devastating. Furthermore, the utilization of extremely graphic imagery adds even more to his argument. Through the effective use of all three of these tools, this poem conveys a strong meaning and persuasive argument. To have a better understanding of the poem, it is ...
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Asbestos - 1,880 words
Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has many uses. It can still be found in many types of building materials and insulation products, as well as in chemical filters and brake linings. The actual fiber is so small that it can only be positively identified with a special type of microscope. Unfortunately, it has been determined that breathing high levels of asbestos can lead to lung cancer, a chronic lung inflammation called asbestosis, or a cancer of the chest lining called mesethelioma. Attacks on early asbestos producers and those who knew of its health risks. Although many valid points are raised against asbestos manufacturer, one must delve deeper than the surface issues to make a complete a ...
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Pauls Case - 1,638 words
In Willa Carthers Pauls Case Paul, the main character, lives a life that may be compared to flowers, which are so vividly and often referred to in the text: just as flowers blossom and die, so too does Paul. After living one week as the kind of boy he had always wanted to be(Carther), Paul finds the idea of returning to his ordinary life unbearable. Paul had lived one splendid breath and a losing game in the end, just as he had referred to the flowers growing behind the glass, in spite of the winter cold outside. As the story opens, Paul is appearing before the schools faculty for his misdemeanors wearing a red carnation in his button whole. The red carnation symbolizes Pauls attitude. He st ...
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Willy Loman The Tragic Hero - 1,326 words
A mighty warrior, slain during a battle while defending his familys honor comes to mind when we consider what makes a hero; not the image of a traveling salesman committing suicide to acquire personal satisfaction. In Millers play Death of A Salesman, Willy Lomans desire for success became his central drive with such intensity that it created a smoke screen blocking reality in his mind. The only way in which Willy can live up to his presentation of himself to the world would be to lay down his life so that his family could obtain insurance money. Willys sacrificed life for insurance money constituted him as a hero to his family and constituted tragedy because he can never achieve the success ...
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