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  • Binge Drinking on the Gold Coast

    Binge Drinking on the Gold Coast

    Socio-cultural factors influence the beginning and continued use of alcohol among adolescents (Janet Bobo and Corinne Husten, 2000). When teenagers are drunk they are more likely to be involved in risky behaviour such as verbal and physical abuse. Teens are known to drink to get drunk, rather than the fact

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    Essay Length: 347 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2012
  • Biological, Anthropological & Psychological Perspectives on Rape

    Biological, Anthropological & Psychological Perspectives on Rape

    According to websterdictionary.org, rape is defined as "forcing (someone) to have sex against their will." However, from the sociological point of view, it means something completely different. Throughout sociology, different thoughts on rape have been discovered based on three different perspectives: biological, anthropological, and psychological. According to The Gendered Society

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    Essay Length: 1,216 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2013
  • Birthday Wish

    Birthday Wish

    Hey,u r 1 year older now,1 year smarter now,1 year bigger now,and now u r 1 year closer to all your wishes.happy birthday Best frndz are Like beautiful street lamps.. They may not make the distance shorter but, they light your path & make the journey easier...English was originated in

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2011
  • Birthright Citizenship: A 14th Amendment Loophole

    Birthright Citizenship: A 14th Amendment Loophole

    Birthright Citizenship: A 14th Amendment Loophole Take your vacation, get citizenship in another nation! Is this the hook used in United States travel brochure these days? Ludicrous as this sound, it is actually happening. People travel to our country for the sole purpose of giving birth here. According to the

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    Essay Length: 473 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2011
  • Black Women with Hiv

    Black Women with Hiv

    Black Women with HIV African American women are disproportionately affected by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) compared to any other ethnic groups (CDC, 2007, para. 1). Blacks in general are more affected than their white counterparts. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), "black females

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    Essay Length: 1,221 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2012
  • Blag Case

    Blag Case

    Peer pressure can be both positive and negative. But, most people believe that peer pressure can only be a harmful thing. However, it can be a big positive influence in your life. For example, if you have a group of friends that just despise smokers, as one of their friends,

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    Essay Length: 262 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2013
  • Blood Is Thicker Essay

    Blood Is Thicker Essay

    Diamond Price 7th hour Blood is Thicker Essay English 3 Retrieval Mr. Hatfield Truths about Themselves Three characters that decide to admit the truth to themselves in Blood is Thicker are Hakeem, Savon, and Anika. They all experienced changes, especially in their personalities. They all eventually admitted the truths and

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    Essay Length: 549 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Blue Collar Workers in the Past and Present

    Blue Collar Workers in the Past and Present

    "Blue Collar" Workers: In the Past and Present Although Barbara Ehrenreich's novel, "Nickel and Dimed," addresses issues that were prevalent a century ago, the same issues exist in modern society today. The topic of working conditions within the U.S. has become increasingly controversial, and will continue to do so with

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    Essay Length: 1,321 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2013
  • Blue Collar Workers: In the Past and Present

    Blue Collar Workers: In the Past and Present

    "Blue Collar" Workers: In the Past and Present Although Barbara Ehrenreich's novel, "Nickel and Dimed," addresses issues that were prevalent a century ago, the same issues exist in modern society today. The topic of working conditions within the U.S. has become increasingly controversial, and will continue to do so with

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    Essay Length: 1,321 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2013
  • Body Image

    Body Image

    Body Image Each year an estimated forty to one hundred billion dollars is made in the diet industry through the advertisement and distribution of weight loss pills. From this, an estimated ninety to ninety-five percent of consumers report having gained all their weight back. Another study reads that of "four

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    Essay Length: 752 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Body Image

    Body Image

    Body Image Each year an estimated forty to one hundred billion dollars is made in the diet industry through the advertisement and distribution of weight loss pills. From this, an estimated ninety to ninety-five percent of consumers report having gained all their weight back. Another study reads that of "four

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    Essay Length: 752 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Body Image in Todays Society

    Body Image in Todays Society

    We are human. It is instinct that we live by one rule: Survival of the fittest: literally. When we are shown in magazines and television ads that being skinny is close to being perfect, we conform. It becomes a mindset, and inevitably accepted as a social norm. A social norm

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    Essay Length: 1,136 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 3, 2011
  • Body Image, Anxiety and Emotional Eating

    Body Image, Anxiety and Emotional Eating

    Body image, anxiety and emotional eating: How they influence BMI and are influenced by teasing in childhood. Introduction: A positive relationship is said to be had between mental health and eating habits. There has been increased study into the relationship between childhood experience and mental health and wellbeing later in

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    Essay Length: 2,159 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2015
  • Body Mass Index (bmi)

    Body Mass Index (bmi)

    Part 1: BMI (body mass index) - calculation that uses your height and weight to estimate how much body fat one contains. Provides an important clue to your overall body, not a proper calculation for those with heavy muscles (big bones) and depends on the ethnic backgrounds; an example would

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    Essay Length: 776 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 28, 2012
  • Body Rituals Among Nicerema

    Body Rituals Among Nicerema

    1. A Shrine is a holy or sacred place which is dedicated to specific deity at which they are worshipped. According to Nacirema culture the focal point of shrines is box or chest which is built into the wall. The chest contains many charms and magical potions which are essential

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    Essay Length: 388 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 18, 2011
  • Boeing: Selling a Dream

    Boeing: Selling a Dream

    1) Discuss the nature of the market structure and demand for the Dreamliner. What are the implications of this for Boeing and its customers? The demand for the Dreamliner. In today's competitive marketplace, many businesses strive to cut costs. Boeing try to design a new aircraft can use less fuel,

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2013
  • Boeing: Selling a Dreamliner

    Boeing: Selling a Dreamliner

    Assignment 2 Boeing: Selling a Dreamliner Assignment 2 is worth 15% of your total mark for this course; it should be submitted after you have completed the readings and learning activities for Lessons 5 through 8. Your assignment submission should be no more than 10 pages in length. A page

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    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2013
  • Book Response: An Enemy of the People| Ibsen's Play Adaptation|

    Book Response: An Enemy of the People| Ibsen's Play Adaptation|

    Arthur Miller, a writer who often used his work to talk about recurrent matters in society, chose to work on, "An enemy of the People," a play by Ibsen that portrays important subjects such as freedom of speech (of unpopular opinions), monetary interests, and complacency of the majority. I believe

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    Essay Length: 921 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2014
  • Boots Case

    Boots Case

    When students come to my school, they come with the knowledge that a close watch will be kept on the correctness of their uniforms. They know that even their socks must match exactly (even if they won't even be showing). Their attempts to be even minutely attractive are stripped away

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    Essay Length: 563 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2011
  • Boracay Case

    Boracay Case

    When I was a child, one of my dreams is to go to Boracay. But as the time pass by, I doubt that I want to go there these days. I taught of Boracay as an awesome beach filled with many beautiful sands, a great place to experience going to

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    Essay Length: 785 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2013
  • Border Patrol

    Border Patrol

    Executive Summary The catastrophic September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States were a tragic moment in American history which, undoubtedly, changed every sector of American society, and United States strategies to meet future threats. American borders were once viewed by our leaders as a customs and immigration challenge. However,

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    Essay Length: 1,727 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2012
  • Borderline Personality Disorder

    Borderline Personality Disorder

    Central to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is abandonment. The unresolved abandonment trauma of what is a central core wound of abandonment. This abandonment wound, according Dr. Hoffman's power point lecture, are unhealthy thought patterns, based upon beliefs created around experiencing negative "feelings" emerge from the formative years and the profound

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    Essay Length: 411 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • Bowling for Columbine

    Bowling for Columbine

    To sum up the tragic movie clip that we watched in class about Bowling for Columbine, was the case of a six year old boy, who had shot a six year old girl in Flint Michigan on March first of two thousand. It was said to have been the youngest

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    Essay Length: 692 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2011
  • Boy Took a Oop

    Boy Took a Oop

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    Essay Length: 390 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 25, 2011
  • Brain Drain in the Caribbean

    Brain Drain in the Caribbean

    Brain Drain in the Caribbean Over the last several years, the people of the Caribbean have sat aside and watched as the Caribbean, as a whole have battled the infamous brain drain. They have watched as the skilled, and the educated alike have packed up and moved to countries that

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    Essay Length: 831 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2013
  • Brandenberg Vs Ohio

    Brandenberg Vs Ohio

    Brandenburg Versus Ohio Most Americans do not realize the advantages and opportunities this country has given us. The right to free speech, the right to say almost anything you want without persecution by the justice system, the rights to bear arms for personal protection. Rights that people in many other

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    Essay Length: 1,228 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2011
  • Brawl in Mickey's Backyard

    Brawl in Mickey's Backyard

    In this discussion case, the primary market stakeholders would be the employees of Disneyland and the tourists that visit the park. In 2005, Disneyland employed approximately 20,000 people and supported over 65,000 jobs in southern California (Disney. 2005). It is estimated that 15 million people visit Disneyland each year (Deioma,

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    Essay Length: 402 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 3, 2011
  • Brazil Aviation Industry

    Brazil Aviation Industry

    Introduction: As per 2012 Brazil is the 6th largest economy in the world. Brazilian airline market is the most dynamic and changing. The country is the ninth largest oil producer in the world, with many oil reserves still being discovered in its coastal area. Compared to other countries, Brazil is

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    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2014
  • Breaking Norms

    Breaking Norms

    Imagine a society where people are rude; there are no laws, no rules, and everyone can do as they please without considering anyone else. I am not just talking about the laws and rules that government officials and authority figures have put into place or the morals that are imprinted

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    Essay Length: 965 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2013
  • Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer

    In 1971 U.S. President Richard M. Nixon declared a war on cancer and put more than $100 million into cancer research due to public outcry against the disease. Cancer kills more than half a million Americans each year of the most common types of the disease was also one of

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    Essay Length: 849 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2012

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