"Using the case of the anti-Nike sweatshop labor campaign, discuss the basis, the process and the problems faced by new transnational social movement coalitions." In an increasingly globalized world Transnational Corporations (TNCs) have acquired unprecedented levels of power and autonomy. Spurred on by neo-liberal economic ideology, deregulation of markets and increasing international flows of capital, TNCs are relocating manufacturing to countries where labor costs are cheapest as a means of...
Thrift Shopping Benefits for the Financially Challenged We all have times of financial crisis, and in those times we find ourselves trying to spend the least amount of money we can on necessary items without sacrificing quality. Goodwill Industries, a company with over 1,700 stores throughout the country can do just this; save you money on necessities without losing quality. However, there are numerous reasons to shop at your local Goodwill store, and while this appears to be the most common...
The Mental Disorder Munchausen by Proxy Candace Wegrzynowski Owens Community Collegeā€ƒ Abstract Presented is an overview of the condition factitious disorder by proxy, also known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MBP). The paper begins by highlighting the definitions of the disorder and the etiology. It then analyzes relevant symptoms of the perpetrator and the reasons they abuse the child. Some methods of abuse are highlighted and the social psychiatric illness common in the perpetrator. A...
The phenomenon of bipolar affective disorder has been a mystery since the 16th century. History has shown that this affliction can appear in almost anyone. Even the great painter Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have had bipolar disorder. It is clear that in our society many people live with bipolar disorder; however, despite the abundance of people suffering from the it, we are still waiting for definite explanations for the causes and cure. The one fact of which we are painfully aware is...
“Explain the concept of a double-dissociation using the contrast between Broca’s and Wernicke’s aphasia” An important concept in neuropsychology is the notion of double-dissociation. The purpose of this essay is to discuss this topic in relation to language disorders, specifically Broca’s and Wernicke’s aphasia. The hypothesis of double-dissociation within language suggests that the two language aphasias are separable and can occur independently of each...
Roots of Revolution The Mexican revolution of 1910 was a pivotal time in Mexican history. This conflict and its effects were paramount to all citizens in Mexico, both proletariat and bourgeoisie alike. Two important provisions in the Constitution, Articles 27 and 123, are the economic and social manifestations of these political forces. Article 27 outlined a program of "expropriation in the public interest," barring foreign ownership of many lands or subsoil resources (Weyl 56). It also...
The Research Methods of Psychology Psychology is a study that is used in many fields of study and practice. Today it has evolved to a research based multidisciplinary machine. Its foundation is mainly based on five methods of research: Naturalistic observation, Survey, Case Study, Correlation Design, and Experimental. In this paper, I am going to explain each of these methods. Maybe this will help explain the foundation that Psychology is built on. The first method of research is...
<b>Bush Endeavors to Help the American Economy</b> The votes are in and the people of the United States have spoken; President George W. Bush was reelected for his second term in office. In his first term he was concerned with the nation’s economic growth and this concern remains consistent, if not stronger for his economic plans during his second term. Bush wants the economy to grow and create jobs by proposing tax cuts that will stay and help bring money back to...
Analysis of Juvenille Delinquincy Delinquent behavior, whether in children, adolescents, or adults, is childish and anti-social behavior and usually not in the long-term best interests of its perpetrators. Most adolescent delinquents are extremely dependent upon their peer groups, primarily because they have no functioning families, effective parenting, nurturing, or positive adult role models to rely on. These young people come from all ethnic backgrounds and live in middle- and...
Analysis of the Argentinian Economy and Government The article “Argentine Government Says It Can’t Pay Its Workers”, by Larry Rother, is about how the Argentine Government has not collect enough taxes to pay more than half a million employees. The scarcity principal is in effect in this situation, because the government has a limited amount of money to give to its employees. The people of the country are becoming outraged because the president gave himself a raise to 1500...