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    High School Shooting Essay

    “There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were,” were Dwight D. Eisenhower’s words in reference to the death of his first son. It is a remark that best describes the feeling of several parents whose children’s lives were cut short on February 16, 2018 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, when a gun wielding man stormed the school shooting haphazardly. Referred to widely as the Parklands shooting, the incident was orchestrated by 19 year old Nikolas Cruz, a former student of the school who had been expelled for exhibiting certain unwanted behaviors. Armed with…

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    The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class Book Review

    Guy Standing has made a deep research on the new fast growing class – the precariat, revealing the reasons of its formation, describing its objectives and line of development. The name of the book says that precariat is dangerous. So why is precariat a threat to society? Is this new class a victim or an aggressor? Why is it growing so fast? How can we assure its safety and what should we do to satisfy its requirements? Guy Standing answers these urgent questions in his book in detail, giving a reader a close view of the real situation in the society. In first chapter Standing gives us a definition of…

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    Clothes and Personality Essay

    People say we only stand a single chance to make a first impression and that it takes approximately seven seconds to do so. If that is right and people are being judged upon their first encounter with each other, many of us would find ourselves in a difficult circumstance. Most certainly, we are more than just something that can be noticed or understood in seven seconds. We humans are very complex beings who manage to perplex many well renowned contemporary psychologists with our irrational, unpredictable selves. Therefore, stating that the way someone dresses could be considered a precise description of one`s personality is absurd. Personality is defined as “a person’s…

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    Parent and Child Conflict Essay

    The problem of parents and children has been under discussion for ages. And I should say, I believe in its eternity. No matter how well you understand psychology of a child actually. Some people tend to view that parents should just follow some rules of behavior with their children, and no trouble would ever touch them. But in reality the problem of misunderstanding between generations will always exist. Time runs fast. Principles change. Modern generation is under the great pressure of non-stop information. So more and more devices are invented to make it easier to get and learn important things. Great demands are stated to people if they don’t want…

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    Prince George Social Planning Essay

    Introduction This paper investigates “Prince George Social Plan” that analyzes such important aspects of our society as: housing, welfare, health and education, unemployment and poverty. The Prince George Social Plan investigates the methods used in this analysis. The Plan is the research of social plans, focus groups as well as social service agency surveys. Prince George Social Planning The Community Planning Council of Prince George was organized in 1996. Its initial objective was to create a social plan for a community in order to guide a social development. The Social Plan was presented by the Community Planning Council of Prince George in 2002 as an addition to the Official Community…

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    Community Development Essay

    A community can be thought of as “a geographically defined area with discernible boundaries” (p.242). This geographic understanding offers new insights into community development, as a border serves several important functions: guarantees the physical safety, protects natural resources and cultural heritage of a community. These functions of state borders also apply to community boundaries. Like states, communities were developed in certain boundaries to assure safety though delineation of police departments’ geographic area, give preference to their residents in terms of resource usage, and undertake special projects to preserve their cultural heritage.

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    Essay: Censorship in the Media

    In the article “When doubt, Publish” published July, 9 in Washington Post author Geoffrey Cowan discusses contemporary issues of political censorship in mass media of the USA. Cowan writes that after September, 11 situation had dramatically changed in today’s press as all independent publishing companies in the country are sharply criticized by government and can often be subjected to charges. The main reason of such issues is the growing control of state over mass media and public opinion, which should be the same as official ideology of Washington. The main issues which is discussed in the article in the margin between “what is allowed and “what is banned” in mass…

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    Free Essay on Martin Luther King Jr.

    Heroes drive the history of mankind, giving expression to impulses and ideas that have for some time occupied the minds of other people. The appearance of an outstanding personality spearheads the history of mankind. In my view, a hero is someone who has given positive impetus to social processes, who sociologused exceptional leadership ability to improve people’s lives. One such hero, in my deepest conviction, is Martin Luther King Jr., the man who helped to redefine the civil rights in America and reshaped interracial relations. His role in promoting civil rights is indisputable and helped to realize a breakthrough change in the attitude toward Afro-Americans in the US. This, in…

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    Communication Experience Essay

    The term “communication” and its numerous derivatives are among the most widely used words in contemporary vocabulary and are applied to various spheres of our life. In frames of work environment the way communication between people happens is perhaps the most essential factor that determines the success of organizations and individuals within them. Let us use the theoretical and practical approaches to the investigation of the phenomenon of communication contained in the first chapter of the book “Improving Business Communication Skills” by Deborah Britt Roebuck in order to analyze the amount, types, options, location, and speed of communications that I practice at my job. First of all, I should provide…

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    Essay about Family Values

    Traditionally, family was considered one of the main constituting parts of American society to the extent that family was associated with the basis of the whole social structure. At the same time, in recent years discussion concerning ‘cultural wars’ in which family was perceived in different ways are getting to be increasingly more important. I found out that this trend is really strong enough and involves the whole American society, including political leaders of the nation. In fact, it is not surprising that nowadays the problem of cultural wars and family values is getting to be one of the burning problems of the contemporary society. First of all, it is…