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Which Of The Factors Listed Below Do You Think Was Responsible For Changing Attitudes Towards Women By 1920? A) The Campaigning Of The Suffragettes B) Womens Work In Wwi C) Articles And Magazines D) Womens Increased Co - 1,939 words
All of the above factors played a part in the change in attitude towards women. However, some of them were more important than others; Womens work in WWII, Articles and Magazines, and the campaigning of the suffragettes, among many other reasons which were also equally important. But the most important and a key factor that links all of them together, was the increase in womens confidence and assertiveness, without which nearly all of the other factors would not be possible. Womens work in World War One is one of the most important reasons to why attitudes changed. While the campaigning of the Suffragettes put across a largely unpopular message, when the war struck in August 1914, strangely ...
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Managing People With Aids - 1,440 words
... an organization should take to deal with AIDS is to draft and implement an AIDS/HIV policy. First, the company must decide what type of policy they wish to put in place. While some companies choose to implement a specific AIDS policy, others have a broader infectious disease policy, or an even broader disabled employee policy which would also cover AIDS. Whatever type of policy a company decides to go with, it should support the following: The policy should provide a foundation for the organizations entire AIDS/HIV program. An AIDS/HIV policy that is not clear and well defined will not be effective. It must establish consistency within the company. If the company does ...
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Collective Bargaining In The Workplace - 2,201 words
... ely presumed not to have been intended by the parties to be a legally contract unless the agreement - (b) contains a provision which (however expressed) states that the parties intend that the agreement shall be a legally (2) Any collective agreement which does satisfy these conditions in subsection (1)(a) and (b) above shall be conclusively presumed to have been intended by the parties to be a legally enforceable There are four main advantages claimed for the legal enforcement of (a) collective agreements would have to become both more comprehensive and more precise in defining the rights and obligations of each party if their meaning and intend is to be capable of legal interpretation ...
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The Aboriton Controversy - 552 words
For centuries, abortion has been a heated topic among all peoples. Ever since abortions have been performed in the United States, they have been protested and debated by many. Both sides of the issue have been sharply disputed to no avail. One of the most famous abortion cases is that of Roe vs. Wade. It was the very case that made abortion laws what they are today. In 1973, abortion was legalized under the constitutional right to privacy (Sproul 77). Ever since then abortion has been in and out of the courts, and I don't see that stopping anytime soon. In fact, after the Supreme Court made its decision in 1973, the number of abortions rose quite evidently (www.plannedparenthood.com). Howeve ...
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Character Changes Involving Antigone And Creon - 1,451 words
In Sophocles' Greek tragedy, Antigone, two characters undergo character changes. During the play the audience sees these two characters' attitudes change from close minded to open-minded. It is their close minded, stubborn attitudes, which lead to their decline in the play, and ultimately to a series of deaths. In the beginning Antigone is a close minded character who later becomes open minded. After the death of her brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, Creon becomes the ruler of Thebes. He decides that Eteocles will receive a funeral with military honors because he fought for his country. However, Polyneices, who broke his exile to " spill the blood of his father and sell his own people into ...
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Immigration Of The Eastern Dragons - 1,691 words
The latter half of the nineteenth century was an important period in Chinese American history. The story of their migration from their homeland to America to seek riches with their combined strength, knowledge and skills changed the face of Hawaii and the American West. Unfortunately, this dynamic period also saw the rise of racism and paranoia over Chinese competition for jobs. Chinese immigration to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century was only a part of a greater exodus from Southeastern China. By this period in China, the Manchu dynasty was on the decline. Corruption and oppression were on the rise. The taxes of land rights increased causing grief and discontent among the popu ...
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Constructing Natioanal Identity - 1,280 words
The nation state is a stage of transition into which larger trading states evolve. For example, the European monetary union of today is enabling a group of countries to trade as one nation. They form the largest trading unit that has ever existed. The benefits of large organisations are obvious, they can demand better value and set higher prices for their own goods. If Britain wants to succeed in the world economy she must unite with other nations, therefore reducing her own sense of national identity and pride. The Royal family, and politicians are no longer our icons, we are not united in our respect for them, and we are not in awe of them. British stereotypes of either the man in the bowl ...
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The Scarlet Letter - 1,772 words
... ibe. There was one thing that might aided him in renewing and re-creating the stalwart soldier of the Niagara frontier the man of the true and simple energy. It contributes greatly towards a mans moral and intellectual health to be brought into habits of companionship, with individuals unlike him. Pages 25-35 No longer seeking nor caring that his name should be blazoned aboard on title pages, I smiled to think that it had now another kind of vogue. The Custom House marker imprinted it with a stencil and black paint, on pepper bags, and baskets of anatto, cigar boxes, and bales of all kinds of dutiable merchandise, in testimony that these commodities had paid the impost, and gone regularl ...
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Homosexuality - 1,827 words
... r evil or good. In spite of this the latter idea seemed to prevail. Western Europe gradually changed its attitude toward homosexuality. The Catholic Church gained influence and officially stood opposed to homosexuality. However, this was certainly not what was always practiced. Charlemagne, who considered himself personally responsible for the creation of a Christian Europe, appears to have been quite shocked upon hearing that some of the monks in his kingdom were "sodomites." He besought the monks "to strive to preserve themselves from such evils"...but no civil legislation against homosexuality was enacted. (ibid 177) Post-Roman Homosexuality The break up of the Roman Empire is attribu ...
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Race In The Military - 1,482 words
For as long as man has been alive he has waged war against his enemies for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, in war it is not the politicians or the bureaucrats that fight but the lowly soldier. The soldier is a diverse tool that is a necessity to combat even in the most technologically advanced armies. The men and women who make up these armies have varied over the ages, based on the then, sociological beliefs of who the best fighters would be, based on social views, economics, and physical ability. Three different wars have been selected to show the changing attitudes of race in the military. The Revolutionary War The Revolutionary War was a key point in the history of American, and o ...
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The Great Gatsby In Relation To Society - 846 words
In the novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald is criticising American society of the 1920s. He uses the characters to demonstrate the power than men had over women during these times, as well as their mindless, self-indulgent actions, where consequence was only an afterthought. The attitude towards and the role of women is shown throughout the novel. Fitzgerald also shows how many people in America during this time were delusional and had meaningless existences. Fitzgerald has used Tom in The Great Gatsby, to demonstrate the power that men had during the 1920s. In order to understand Toms purpose in the book, it must be known that he has been purposely set up as a character the reader does not l ...
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Changes In The Australian Family - 1,571 words
Through interpreting the information in the table below, construct an argument that accounts for the trends in marriage and fertility rates. Give alternative explanations for changes in family structure. Support your argument with information from the table and other evidence form you course. Selected Family Trends in Australia Over Three Decades Early 1970sLate 1990sRate of cohabitation prior to marriage15%60%Median age at first marriage (women/men)21/23.426/28Total fertility rate2.41.75Percentage of children born outside marriage10%26%Median age of mother at first child24 years29 years (Source: ABS, Various Years) The family is a remarkably significant social unit. It is defined a group o ...
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Social Status Of Women In American Sociey - 862 words
Do women have equal rights as men? Can they balance their housework, take care of kids and work outside homes? Do men in our society always overshadow their existence? These questions came to my mind when I first thought about the changes in the status of women from ancient times to the women of today. Throughout history, most societies have held women in an inferior status compared to men. This situation was often justified as being the natural result of biological differences between the sexes. In many societies, for examples. People believed women to be naturally more emotional and less decisive than men. Women were also held to be less intelligent and less creative by nature. Many sociol ...
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Synopsis Of The Vietnam War - 1,524 words
Vietnam War was a war that had the many of the world stumped on how it accrued and what it was for. Many lives were lost and destroyed for a war that had no real purpose. As to why the US got involved is still a controversial issue to this day. Pin pointing exactly when the war started is a heated debate among historians. The war was not only in Vietnam but also right at home. Society was divided and conflict began. Was Vietnam a lost cause for the US? In 1941, Ho Chi Minh, a communist activist, organizes a nationalist organization known as the Viet Minh. After defeating Germany in July 1945, World War II Allies U.S., Britain, and Soviet Union, hold the Potsdam Conference in Germany. During ...
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Judging Industry Analysis And Competitive Strategies - 1,611 words
Judgments about what strategy to pursue should ideally be grounded in a probing assessment of a company's external environment and internal situation. Unless a company's strategy is well-matched to the full range of external and internal situational considerations, its suitability is suspect. This section examines the techniques of industry and competitive analysis, the terms used to refer to external situation analysis of a single-business company. Industry and competitive analysis looks broadly at a company's macroenvironment. The Methods of Industry and Competitive Analysis Industries differ widely in their economic characteristics, competitive situations, and future outlooks. The pace of ...
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Ten Mistakes Parents Make In Choosing A Boot Camp - 1,816 words
This is having the effect of empowering parents, giving them many more effective resources to which to turn when their struggling child is making self-destructive decisions. These new options enable parents to intervene before a tragedy develops. With that new ability and responsibility, comes the opportunity for parents to make their own mistakes. Listed below are ten of the most common mistakes I have seen parents make during my sixteen years working with parents of struggling teens. I present this with the hope that parents who are beginning to search for residential schools and programs will rethink their initial assumptions to avoid self-defeating choices. 1.) 'We want a place close to ...
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The Social-learning Model - 1,283 words
The social-learning model and learning principles tell us training should provide the trainee with a given model to follow, (5) specific goals to achieve, an opportunity to perfect the skill, feedback on how well the trainee is progressing, and praise for transferring the acquired skills to the job. These recommendations should guide the human resource manager in designing, implementing, and operating any employee training development program. Employee development, by design, is more future oriented and more concerned with education than employee training. By education we mean that employee development activities attempt to instill sound reasoning processes to enhance one's ability to unders ...
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Henri Fayols Basic Management Theory And Its Application To Current Business Environment - 660 words
The current production or delivery of either goods or services has reached an enormous level of output, which sometimes begins to remind the situation alike to a starving man who suddenly finds food in the desert. The societys spending on goods is huge, however, in the nearest future, the market can encounter the oversaturated state, and the developed facilities will bear great fixed cost. There are many theories of management, which deal with potential economic issues. In our case the global economy is under a threat of market instability, of unpredictable behavior in the future. One of the classical theories, created by Henri Fayol, gives the answers to the question through the standard fu ...
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Lean Productions Effect On Workers In The Auto Industry - 2,556 words
Re-engineering, lean and agile production, Total Quality Management (TQM), team concept, flexibility. These are the buzzwords of late 20th Century capitalism and they are having a profound impact on the lives of working people around the world. These are practices that over the last decade have become entrenched in large-scale manufacturing. While the auto industry was the first to pioneer and perfect many of the concepts associated with lean production, they have spread to other industries. Public sector workers know first hand the struggle to resist these and other characteristics of lean. In brief, lean production involves removing the "rigidities" that are associated with tradition Fordi ...
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