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  • Essay On Decadent Poetry

    Beyond the Socially Acceptable There are many things that can be said about Decadent poetry. It’s central themes are numerous, from aestheticism and beauty for the sake of it, to paganism and the urban, there are a multitude of angles one can take when analysing and interpreting the work of the poets of the fin du siècle. One of those themes is the idea of transgression; going beyond the limits and the law, exploring what is socially acceptable and more importantly what isn’t, and the consequences of said explorations. Whether it was a question of morals, sexuality or values, the decadents liked to break the chains of society’s constraints and write about what they found in their path. By analyzing the works of three different poets from…

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  • Punk Subculture

    conveyed through the dress of punks in England in the late 1970s. subculture specifically what? Ideals / fetishistic “Youth subcultures can be defined as meaning systems, modes of expression or lifestyles developed by groups in subordinate structural positions in response to dominant systems — and which reflect their attempt to solve structural contradictions rising from the wider societal context.” (Brake, 1985) Punk emerged in England's depressed economic and sociopolitical conditions in…

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  • Essay On Discrimination In The Military

    Philip Randolph created the March on Washington Movement to demand equality in the defense industries (Taylor). Prominent civil rights organizations also supported this March on Washington in 1941, including the NAACP and the Urban League (Taylor). The threat of the March on Washington greatly scared President Roosevelt, so he and his cabinet members drafted Executive Order 8802 (Taylor.) This executive order banned discrimination in the defense industries and in the government itself (Taylor).…

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  • Animal Production: The Twelve Tests Of An Arguable Issue

    I plan to write about animal production because the issue of food and it’s ability to be sustainably produced is a current issue that I am interested in. This issue relates to sustainability because if food, live stock, is continually produced at the same rate resources like land, water, and air will be scarce and the damage that animal production will cause will be irreversible. I have applied the Twelve Tests of an Arguable Issue and have been able to answer yes to each question. I would…

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  • The History Of The Montgomery Bus Boycott

    African Americans were made to be completely separated from whites by society and the laws it had put in place by using public facilities, schools, businesses, and even transportation to make this happen. As the separation progressed many movements and protests began to arise in order to put an end to the discrimination and achieve equality. The Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the many protests that took place during this radical movement. In this document Rosa Parks gives her account of how…

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  • Should We Stop Child Labour? (Opinion Paper)

    Should We Stop Child Labour? (Opinion Paper) How would you feel if you ever had to see your 7 year old brother or sister going to work instead of school? In today’s society teenagers or kids usually whine about how much work they did around the house when in reality they only did a bit. They usually don’t think about the kids that are forced in to labouring for many different purposes and cant whine about it because they won’t get there pay or they would get beaten. Have you ever thought why…

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  • Environmental Issues In China

    these environmental problems will threaten humans’ survival and the social development. Therefore, I choose the movement and want to know what is being done to address the environmental issues in China. An introduction to Friends of Nature Many activists and environmentalists have taken measures to handle these problems through founding organizations and launching activities. Friends of Nature is a non-profit and non-governmental organization which was established in the 1990s in Beijing, China…

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  • Analysis Of Brian K. Obach's Organic Struggle

    Struggle, written by Brian K. Obach provides an in-depth overview of the organic movement in the United States. The author covers the history of the movement, the people involved, as well as the policies governing organic production. Obach also covers social justice and the future of the organic movement. Throughout the text the author ties together the political, social, and economic conditions of the movement. Obach details various schools of thoughts and major role players in the organic…

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  • What Is Hydraulic Fracturing?

    If you allow yourself to visualize the earth without industrialization generated by humans, you may see a substantial amount of forests, animals, and overall environmental aesthetic. Over the years humans have advanced in many areas such as industrialization, technological advancement, and nuclear weaponry. These developments were made to benefit humans, but the advancement jeopardizes the conservation of nature and the well being of the animals that roamed the earth long before us humans. The…

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  • Political Opportunity Analysis

    The type of available resources for social movements include material, social, symbolic, numbers, and status. For example, one important resource was material where having money was an important element. In order for an organization to be sustained, leaders need to hire professional staff who can put all their efforts to a cause. They also need to pay for office as well as trying to raise money which comes with costs of time and money. Money can also help support staff to be hired in order to…

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