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Chi Square Statistically Significant
1,910 wordsThere is a negative relationship between support for abortion and the importance of religion, while controlling party affiliation. Among males, there is a negative relationship between support for abortion and Among females, there is a negative relationship between support for abortion and A persons religious background greatly influences whether or not they support abortion. When religion plays an important role in someones life, they are less likely to support abortion. Most religions strongly...
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Opponents Of Capital Punishment Chi Square
1,160 words... d when relevant. Of the 366 subject, 248 supported capital punishment, a percentage (67. 7 %) closely approximating that of the US national average. Of the 248 supporters, 82 said they would support capital punishment even if they believed it did not deter murder. Table 1 shows that supported more often than opponents are willing to put a price tag on human life, and that those whose support dose not depend upon deterrence are more often willing to do so than are those whose support does dep...
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Statistically Significant Federal Budget
1,100 wordsNever. That is the short answer, and it is a substantial claim considering the plethora of subsidies and financial support given to business by the federal and state governments today. There are several reasons why government assistance is actually harmful to the economy and they clearly explain the failure of each government assistance policy to achieve the desired goals. The main policies used to help businesses are: tariffs and other protectionist measures, tax breaks and low interest loans, ...
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Devils Lake Volume Great Salt Lake
2,657 words... evident in the summer analysis in Figure 12. Figure 12. (a) Mean summer (June, July, August) SLP (mb) for the Northern Hemisphere, north of 20 N; (b) The SLP anomaly field for the 1940 - 45 dry period; and (c) the anomaly field for the 1992 - 97 wet period. The approximate location of Devils Lake is marked by the . The Great Salt Lake is located at 42 N and 112 W. Figure 13. (a) Mean October SLP (mb) for the Northern Hemisphere, north of 20 N; (b) The SLP anomaly field for the 1940 - 45 dry ...
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Senior Citizens Fifty Five
1,243 wordsIn America today, more and more people are driving each day. Currently, there are more cars on the road now, then at any point in America's past. With all of this new traffic, more and more accidents occur everyday. The group second most responsible for these accidents is the group of drivers age fifty-five and older. "Currently these people make up twenty five per cent of the driving population, and account for eighteen per cent of current auto accidents." (aarp. org) With all of these accident...
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Strategy For The External Environment
1,655 wordsStrategy for the External Environment The article by Reginald Beal, Competing effectively: Environmental scanning, competitive strategy, and organizational performance in small manufacturing firms, which is discussed, represents a piece of a great study, in which an integrative model was developed to test contingency theories that link environmental conditions (industry life cycle stages), competitive strategy (a modified version of Porter's generic strategy framework), CEO characteristics (func...
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Released From Prison War On Drugs
2,101 wordsCrime and Punishment The issue of crime and punishment has been a cornerstone for many people of different time periods. There is no doubt that each and every crime should have corresponding and justified outcome for the person committed it in a form of punishment. Although society has to identify what is the crime and what are the reasons and outcomes of the action of an individual to characterize it as a crime and what punishment should match that particular crime. The rapid growth of the crim...
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Capital Punishment Interpersonal Violence
2,341 wordsTwo Wrong Sides of the Chair In society today there are many unavoidable issues that can change the way life is lived. One that comes to mine is crime, and with crime has to come some type of punishment. Generally there are three purposes distinguished for punishment: deterrence, retribution, and rehabilitation. In the case of capital punishment only the first two apply. There has been extensive research into the issue of weather capital punishment served a deterrent function (Neapolitan 195). T...
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Quot Quot Crack Cocaine
3,102 wordsOne of the biggest problems people cope with today is the addiction of drugs and alcohol. The effects of taking these drugs are dangerous: domestic violence, crimes, accidents, sexual assault or becoming infected with HIV/AIDS. Different studies of domestic violence show a big involvement of high quantities of alcohol and other drugs. These increase the level of aggression. Alcoholism and child abuse, including incest, seem tightly intertwined as well. Parents, being under alcohol influence, abu...
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Crack Cocaine Heroin Reaches
3,059 wordsOne of the biggest problems people cope with today is the addiction of drugs and alcohol. The effects of taking these drugs are dangerous: domestic violence, crimes, accidents, sexual assault or becoming infected with HIV/AIDS. Different studies of domestic violence show a big involvement of high quantities of alcohol and other drugs. These increase the level of aggression. Alcoholism and child abuse, including incest, seem tightly intertwined as well. Parents, being under alcohol influence, abu...
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Normal Body Weight Anorexia Nervosa
1,887 wordsClinical picture in comparison to women The incidence of anorexia nervosa in males is generally agreed upon to be between 5 % to 10 % of all anorexia nervosa cases. (Crisp 038; Burns, 1983) Studies show that there tends to be a predominance of the upper social class in cases of eating disorders with almost two thirds of the group from social classes I and II (Sharp, Clark, Duncan, Blackwood, 038; Shapiro, 1994). High risk subgroups include jockeys, wrestlers, dancers, and entertainers requ...
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Smoke Marijuana Marijuana Smokers
2,812 wordsDrinking has become an increasing problem in our society. Many people now see drinking as a norm. Lisa McIntyre, author of The Practical Skeptic states that, For one thing, we know that norms vary across societies (152). So we also know that what is considered to be deviant varies across societies. How could members of our society see drinking as anything but a norm when everywhere one turns alcohol is being advertised? Whether it be on billboards, busses, in magazine ads, or television commerci...
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Cognitive Functioning Football Players
2,954 wordsDespite the high prevalence and potentially serious outcomes associated with concussion in athletes, there is little systematic research examining risk factors and short- and long-term outcomes. Objectives To assess the relationship between concussion history and learning disability (LD) and the association of these variables with neuropsychological performance and to evaluate post concussion recovery in a sample of college football players. Design, Setting, and Participants A total of 393 athle...
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Fresh Kills Landfill Municipal Solid Waste
3,346 words+ Introduction Did you know? Americans use enough cardboard each year to make a bale as big as a football field and as high as the World Trade Center Towers. We even throw away so much aluminum every three months that we can rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. Each person, yes, included you, in America creates about 4. 4 pounds of trash every single day. Did you also know? That it takes 100 years for tin to break down, 500 years for aluminum, and glass takes one million years. One reason ga...
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Sexual Attitudes Physical Attractiveness
1,550 wordsBody Size, Physical Attractiveness, and Body Image among Young Adult Women: Relationships to Sexual Experience and Sexual Esteem. Introduction: It is hardly necessary to conduct a formal scientific study in order to determine that a woman s physical appearance is an important factor in her ability to attract members of the opposite sex. This idea is nothing new to us. Although the cultural standards of attractiveness have continued to change over the years (Marilyn Monroe vs. Twiggy vs. Cindy Cr...
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Higher Self Esteem Adolescent Depression
1,637 wordsAre There Tests That Could Predict Violence in School Students? This is an overview of the types of constructs which one might look at to determine if a student is in a high risk category for acting out in a violent manner, and the types of tests which would measure those constructs. We will look at some of these predictors, the constructs they attempt to measure, and how this might aid in predicting future behavior. There have been a lot of studies, interventions, programs, and models designed ...
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Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Arousal
2,600 wordsThe Role Of Self Focus As AThe Role Of Self Focus As A Function Of Significance In Sexual Dysfunction Introduction It is a popular belief that being physically attractive is of greater importance for women than for men in today? s society, particularly in attracting the opposite sex. Several studies have found support for this difference in the context of dating and mate selection. In an early study, Strauss (1946) asked what traits would be most critical in a marriage partner and found that mal...
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