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    the Implicit Association Test (IAT) Race Test was not as surprising to me as the results for the IAT Gender Test. According to the IAT Gender Test, I had a slight association of males with the word “career” and females with the word “family” compared to males with the word “family” and females with the word “career.” I had thought I would score higher on the association of females with family and males with a career. Although there was this difference, these results show that my unconscious and conscious beliefs were different. For the Gender Test, I believe that my results showed a slight favor to the association of males with career and females with family due to my experience. The women in my family, both nuclear and extended, are usually the ones who initiate family events, and bring the family together. At the same time, most of them are the primary giver in the family, or support the family financially and emotionally. The females in my family are interested in succeeding in their careers, and most of them hold high positions in their career. Most of the males in my…

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    ethnographic research of the Blue Ash Business Association. The main object that this research will focus on is how business associations contribute to the community? The ethnography research will be observing and understanding the meeting of the Business Association and conducting interviews with some members in the association. This research also will identify some lexis and language that members use during their meetings. The point of this observation is to answer the research question of how…

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    The Implicit Association Test exists to unravel and illustrate where people’s unconscious biases in different topics. It measures how strong associations are “between concepts and evaluations or stereotypes” (“Project Implicit”). With these measurements, people can be more consciously aware of their implicit biases and associations. This can help lessen prejudices and discriminatory acts because more people are becoming aware with this test. I took Asian IAT, Sexualty IAT, Gender-Science,…

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    The National Rifle Association (NRA) is an organization of people trying to protect our right to guns, or our second amendment. They also support using them safely, they provide citizens with resources to better understand gun safety. I enjoy hunting with my father,but before I was allowed to even carry a firearm I had to take a safety course, by doing that I was supporting the NRA and their beliefs. It is important to understand a weapon of any kind before you mess with one, which is why they…

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    One of the biggest advocates of protecting the second amendment is the National Rifle Association. The Encyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyist in the United States reports that the NRA consists of over 3 million members nationwide (pg. 532) The NRA was founded in 1871 with the purpose of training the National Guard to be sharpshooters as well teaching its other members how to shoot (pg. 532). The first president of the organization was one of the Civil War Generals of the Union, Ambrose…

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    Introduction The National Rifle Association has diversity amongst the members from different backgrounds, ethnic cultures, and lifestyles. With nearly five million members nationwide, the NRA is able to rally their members together by one common idea, the freedom to bear arms under the second amendment. With our nation going through changes, the members of the NRA have also prepared for what lies ahead. Membership The types of people that join the NRA all have their purposes, many being life…

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    National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCA), which is a non-profit organization that provides college athletes and the coaches for the resources. This association is similar to the professional association such as: NBA, NFL, and NHL. Over the years, college sports have become very popular in the United States; more people are inclined to watch college sports than the Professional sports. Since gaining a lot of popularity amongst the people, it has resulted them into gaining revenues for the…

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    In order to understand the National Rifle Association (NRA), one must first understand special interest groups. These are groups of citizens that share a common belief. Their goal is to influence policy through political participation for the benefit of themselves and their members. They accomplish these goals through campaigning, voting initiatives, influencing those running for office or having members run for office themselves. Look up any number of issues and you will find competing views…

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    During my travels around Nashville, my group went to NSAI, the Nashville Songwriters Association International, located on Music Row. This non-profit organisation helps support up and coming talent whilst targeting congress in the US over rights and laws in the songwriting industry. We received a performance from the top talent, whom she performed her top songs and shared her tactics at succeeding in the music industry. The intensity of her presence and her determination was what struck my…

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    I expect you agree that the health & wellbeing of all those employed and/or volunteering in the WPCS association is a Risk Factor that the president needs to be mindful of and to not allow any situation to continue where it is obvious, or the president judges that, due to a person being employed at or volunteering at WPCS, they may be putting their own health & wellbeing at risk. My attitude is that all those who volunteer & work at WPCS should be able to do so in a relaxed and friendly…

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