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    that, “not every love, but only that which has a noble purpose, is noble and worthy of praise” (103). Pausanias describes unnoble acts to be the love of women, and clarifies that “the most foolish beings” are those who only look to gain sexual gratification through sex. It was thought that women were incapable of higher, intellectual discussion and connection and thus only available for sexual pleasure. For this reason, the love of women tends to be downgraded as “common love” in The Symposium…

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    This paper examines strain theories and its relationship to the field of criminology. Durkheim proposed about a quick change in society, but he moved his concentration from society to neighborhoods. Robert K. Merton adapted Durkheim’s idea, but he also moved away from society and neighborhood. Instead, he suggested that crime comparatively varies with social classes in American societies. In low social class, there is a high rate of crime. He used “social structural strain” to explain social…

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     The research characteristics of potential research subjects, eg pupils, parents, teachers (eg class and ethnic differences; language and literacy skills; teachers‟ stereotypes).  The research contexts and settings (eg classrooms; pupils‟ homes; staffrooms).  The sensitivity of researching the role of linguistic deprivation in educational underachievement (eg policy and resource implications for schools; the centrality of literacy in the curriculum; victim blaming and stigmatisation; parental…

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    Some developmental theorist, such as B.F Skinner and Konrad Lorenz studied the development and behavior of animals as a means to understanding human developmental processes. B.F Skinner was a behaviorist and Konrad Lorenz was an ethnologist. Both theorists’ approaches have limitations and benefits. B.F Skinner being a behaviorist and an environmentalist was very concerned with how environments controlled behavior, and as a result he conducted many tests using operant condition (Crain, 2016).…

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    Freud’s Theory of Psychosexual Development Freud’s theory of psychological development described how the personality developed over the course of childhood. While the theory is well-known in psychology, it is also one of the most controversial. Freud believed that personality developed through a series of childhood stages in which the pleasure-seeking energies of the id become focused on certain erogenous zones. This psychosexual energy – “libido” – was posited as one of the basic primal…

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