Maxine Hong Kingston’s essay “No Name Woman,“ is a gender focused story describing some of the behavior and beliefs of the Chinese culture. It entails Kingston’s mother revealing to her her unmentionable aunt. Her mother tells her of the tragic story of her aunt’s suicide. She explains that her aunt became pregnant by a man other than her husband. She took the life of her and her child as a result of the community’s reaction to her adulterous pregnancy. In...
Throughout one’s life, one establishes many relationships. Some are built upon, and become strong and unshakable, some are broken and left to dissolve. While some are paved slowly and with love, blossoming to become something wonderful, others are blown apart - the pieces scattered, never to be put back together again. Though these relationships vary, from professional to personal, they are all prone to encountering some form of conflict. John Dewey has designed a problem solving sequence...
Critically evaluate the perspective that the current phase of globalization is deepening the economic inequalities between developed and developing countries Globalization is a term that relates to many different political, economical, cultural and ideological processes. In economic terms, it is roughly defined as the free movement of capital, services and goods across international borders. It has enabled western market economies to spread across the globe, which in turn has helped large...
The Early Detection and Treatments of Adolescent Depression and Suicide Only in the past two decades has depression in adolescents been taken seriously. Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood and thoughts. It affects the way a person eats and sleeps, the way one feels about oneself, and the way one thinks about things. Therefore it comes to no surprise to discover that adolescent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. Adolescent suicide is now responsible for more deaths...
Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy for Mental Disorders Since its introduction to the world in the mid 1930’s, electroconvulsive shock therapy, or ECT, has been one of the most effective and least understood treatments in psychiatry. The technique itself has changed in many ways since its conception and is now considered a safe and effective treatment of patients with major depressive disorder, manic episodes, schizophrenia, and other serious mental disturbances. However, the...
This dissertation explores the link between absent fatherhood and the effects that this may have on the criminality of children. This topic has been selected due to the scale of interest and concern being afforded to it compared to the disproportionate amount of conclusive research actually conducted into the area. The paper will take the form of a library based investigation; this is due to the complexity involved in gathering participants with a criminal background whose criminality can be...
Germany Germany is a country of rich heritage and a long history. From early tribes to wars, a widely used language to automobiles, Germany is a common meeting ground for many things. Germany has been around for a very long period of time, so it would be rather difficult to go in depth on its history. Germany’s history began way back around 100 BC with the first Germanic tribes moving in. Very little is known about these tribes, other than what is found in Roman documents and the...
This isn't really an essay, but it was a worksheet in my econ class. Maybe it'll help someone... The Vigilantes Work Sheet 1. What might cause bondholders to sell their bonds? An American policy that proposes big spending programs and accelerates inflation may cause bondholders to sell their bonds. 2. How does that raise the deficit? It drives up long-term interest rates, which moves inversely to bond prices, and thus, the deficit increases. When bonds, which are linked with other long...
Cultural Ethnogoraphy of the Ojibway Native Americans I sat in awe when a Native American, dressed in traditional regalia, walked forward and began speaking to us about his life and culture. Never in my nineteen years of life had I actually seen a Native American aside from television. Prior to that point I never had any first hand experiences with their culture, so therefore all of my opinions and thoughts were based on stereotypes I had come to absorb over the years. Therefore, he looked...
Damaging Effects of Child Abuse and Social Consequences What is child abuse? By definition from www.dictionary.com, child abuse is the deliberate and willful of physical or emotional or sexual abuse of a child. The key word in the definition is deliberate. This involves an active, hostile, aggressive treatment to a child. When something like child abuse occurs in a young child’s life it could end up having a negative effect on them when they are adults. This is something that should...