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  1. Social Studies

    Social studies is defined by the Board of Director of the National Council for the social studies as, the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such discipline

  2. Male Circumcision: a Social and Medical Misconception

    Male Circumcision: A Social and Medical Misconception University of Johns Hopkins Introduction Male circumcision is defined as a surgical procedure in which the prepuce of the penis is separated from the glands and excised. (Mosby, 1986) Dating as far back as 2800 BC, circumcision has been

  3. Methods of Social Investigation

    Methods of Social Investigation Emma Woodmansee 'Describe how you would plan and undertake an investigation into why some of this College's students do not complete their degree courses.' (You have been given only 100 to finance the study; and one term's sabbatical.) Define the variables in the g

  4. Kinship as a Mechanism for Social Integrating

    Kinship as a Mechanism for Social Integrating Joey Rahimi It is often demonstrated in many anthropological studies that kinship acts as an important means for social integrating in a given society. But is it a fair generalization to say that kinship always functions as a mechanism for social integ

  5. Environmental Studies

    Since the release of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in the 1960's, mankind has expanded its quest to come to grips with the competing virtues of human economic entropy and of maintaining the integrity and diversity of the natural environment. As awareness of environmental degradation has increased, s

  6. The Ironies of Social Standards in Sister Carrie

    To this day, Sister Carrie remains one of the most controversial novels of its time. The remarkably realistic characters and contentious situations created by Theodore Dreiser illustrate the double standards within a growing American society at the turn of the twentieth century. Naturalism plays

  7. Case Study

    Section One: Characteristics and Behaviors Jason is currently a third grade student at Snyder Elementary. Prior to Jason attending Snyder Elementary, and identified eligible for Special Education Service as a student with Emotional Behavior Disability and diagnosed with ADHD, at age two ye

  8. Social and Bio-Genetic Influences of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Child Intelligence

    Running Head: ADHD ON INTELLIGENCE Social and Bio-genetic Influences of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Child Intelligence Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has undergone intense research in the past decade. Much of this is rooted in the fact that approximately 5

  9. Social Roles in Pyschology

    Running head: SOCIAL ROLES IN SOCIETY Who We Choose To Be Defined By Our Social Roles Social psychology, as defined by the Microsoft Bookshelf, is the branch of human psychology that deals with the behavior of groups and the influence of social factors on the individual. Social roles are

  10. Social Conflict Theory

    The social conflict paradigm is a theory based on society being a complex system characterized by inequality and conflict that generate social change. Personal life experiences dictate me to believe this theory is true. Discussion of the theory in question and how it pertains to myself will be cover

  11. Social Care

    Men are Under-Represented in all three years of social studies programmes in Carlow /Wicklow/Wexford Campuses Introduction {draw:a} "Social care is a profession where people work in partnership with those who experience marginalisation or disadvantage or who have special needs. Social care practit

  12. Democracy as Political Ideology

    What is Ideology? The term ideology has a long, complex and extraordinary rich history. According to Wikipedia free online Encyclopedia define it, "An ideology is a collection of ideas". The word ideology was coined by Count Destutt de Tracy in the late 18th century to define a "science o

  13. Social Psychology

    Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2000 social psychology Socialization The process by which personality is formed as the result of social influences is called socialization. Early research methods employed case studies of individuals and of ind

  14. Social Deviance

    Social deviance is a term that refers to forms of behavior and qualities of persons that others in society devalue and discredit. So what exactly is deviance? In this essay we are concerned with social deviance, not physiological deviations from the expected norm. In general, any behavior that doe

  15. Classical Traditions of Education

    Individual Essay Question: Choose any one chapter from the textbook. What are some insights you have gained and how do they help you to be a better educator? (Chapter 1 – Classical Traditions of Education: Socrates and Confucius) The Classical teachings of education from educational ph

  16. Social Sciences in Theatre

    Social Sciences in Theatre How are the social sciences associated with theatre? In his article "Performance Studies", Helbo identifies many social sciences associated with theatre including psychology, sociology, and semiotics. Psychology, he states, has greatly increased the work of the

  17. Social Effects of the Vietnam War

    The Vietnam 1 Running head: SOCIAL EFFECTS OF THE VIETNAM WAR The Vietnam War's Effects on American Society Halley E. Moore Metro High School- St. Louis The Vietnam 2 Abstract The Vietnam War had a profound effect on American society. It changed the way we viewe

  18. European Studies

    Discuss the relative merits/demerits of an agricultural policy oriented to price reform rather than one based upon structural reorganisation "The common market shall extend to agriculture and trade in agricultural products. ‘Agricultural products' means the products of the soil, of stock-far

  19. Violence as a Social Problem

    Violence is a social problem that increases over the years. Violence is not so much shown in magazines and books as it is on television and the media. This does not mean that violence on television is the only source for aggressive or violent behavior, but it is a significant contributor. Childre

  20. Social Justice - Measure for Measure, Animal Farm, American History X

    Social justice is a topic known all to well in today's society. Such issues as social heirarchial structure and unjust representatives of citizens of nations are issues in need of attention by those in power. Corruption, lies and greed by those in power however stand in the way of this form of justi

  21. Business Studies

    [ Your display is set for the "US-ASCII" character set. ] [ Some characters may be displayed incorrectly. ] ^ÑWhat is Business Studies?^Ò ^ÑBusiness studies is the study of how businesses are set up, financed, organised and controlled, how people are employed, managed and paid, how goods

  22. Internet Social Impact

    Internet The social impact: A. Alienation: Alienation from institutions such as the family, education and places of work may result from the following factors: Lack of face-to-face socialisation is turning into a considerable problem for those who have locked

  23. Bilingual Education

    Table of Contents I. Abstract II. Chapter II Literature Review A. Background information on bilingual education B. Two-way bilingual programs 1) Criteria 2) Literature of Review III. References Abstract While the debat

  24. Should Social Security Be Privatized

    Should Social Security be Privatized? Many people don't understand how the Social Security system really works. There are no separate Social Security "accounts" set up for each taxpayer to which he contributes his Social Security "tax" each year. Many people believe these accounts exist, that

  25. Social Studies Paper

    Section 1.1 Administration – staff of the executive branch Precedent – act or statement that becomes an example, rule, or tradition to be followed Cabinet – group of senior officials appointed by the president that heads the executive departments and advises the president Tariff – tax on

  26. Excessive Alcohol Consumption--Its Effects and Social Accept

    Excessive Alcohol Consumption— Its Effects and Social Acceptance Rumors and old wives’ tales such as stress makes women heavier drinkers, divorce prompts heavy alcohol use, people drive better when they are drinking, and teenagers are the main group of drunk driver

  27. American Studies

    By: Dayna Hoffenberg Understanding America November 11, 1999 Midterm Examination American Studies can be a variety of different meanings to a lot of different authors. They are all pretty much on the same note, but with different alterations. For me, I believe that it is to make connections betw

  28. Bullying in Relation to Disability Studies

    How does this theme relate to Disability Studies? Every day grade school kids and teenagers are scared and intimidated to go to school because of one major issue, bullying. All races, classes, and ages are affected by bullying. Surveys show that 77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally, & p

  29. Social Promotion

    Most children are taught since the beginning of their educational careers that they must do well, and succeed if they wish to be acknowledged. There was always a black sheep, some boy or girl, who did not do their work and was held back. Consequently, these children were used as horrifying examples

  30. Corporate Social Responsibility

    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY By Lori S. Mohr-Corrigan, For The Paper Store - © October 1999 VISIT www.paperwriters.com/aftersale.htm -- for more information on using this paper properly! Because society is fundamentally based upon performance and profit, it is not unusual to find that it is nece