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    Positivism and post-positivism Positivism is a philosophy of social science that held facts could be rigidly separated from values, and that analysis could be value free. Logical positivism has played a major role in developing the concept of positivism at present time. Logical positivist, represented by Herbert Simon, holds to a narrower, natural science ideal for public administration. Positivist approach tries to justify the fact by definitions or verification with cases. However, post-positivist approach adopts a “possibility” perspective, justifying the fact by falsification (Crotty, 1998). Positivist and post-positivist perspectives explore the causal effects of social activities, which could be called the explanatory inquiry based on…

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    Personal Statement of Social Work Philosophy Autobiographical Sketch As a soldier, I was deployed three times. I probably should have gone to see some kind of counselor after my first deployment. I did not. After my last deployment, my fiancé and I started arguing over trivial things. I realized that I, a self proclaimed home-body, no longer wanted to stay at home all the time. I started going out to clubs more and just over to different friends’ who I was deployed with (battle buddies)…

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    Social Contract Philosophy

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    Ju Lin Philosophy 10200 Final 5/18/16 A fair society can be developed by effective contract and agreement. Sometimes, a citizen needs to sacrifice a part of his or her interest to protect the social benefit. Only when all citizens are able to accept and follow the social ethics and contract, can they understand the social constraints and keep their personal willpowers. Therefore, the unity between social discipline and freedom can be realized, as well as the solidarity between personal…

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    The main three grand philosophies that are associated with the theories of Social Work are; structuralism, modernism and post-conventionalism. These grand theories are not just used for Social Work, many other professions practice them too. These philosophies are used all around us in today’s day and age, people can see a product of this from a photo, song, website, building, or from pieces of art. The theory of Post-Conventionalism is all about knowing that there are many answers to a certain…

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    are four major educational philosophies Perennialism, essentialism, progressivism, and social recontructionism. These four philosophies focused on how educators should teach students. Perennials and essentials are teacher-centered philosophies in which students are forced to adjust to the teacher curriculum. These teachers-centered philosophies tend to be more authoritarian and conservative, and emphasize the values and knowledge that have survived through time. [Philosophy Education]. On the…

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    Deviant behavior and criminal behavior have different implications. A behavior that is deviant is defined as a behavior, belief, or condition that violates significant social norms in the society or group in which it occurs. A criminal behavior is defined as a behavior that violates criminal law and can be punishable by fines, jail terms, and other negative sanctions. The main difference between the two behaviors are the laws that support it and the repercussions that come with it. Deviant…

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    subject, and the abnormal is the other perceived as baring the subject from that demanded norm. However, because neither the other/law, nor the subject, are capable of becoming whole, there will always be the residue of the impossible normalization process, the impossible drive for wholeness, embodied in the abnormal who is the other who bars access to the subject’s wholeness, which demands action. Because of society’s desperate clinging to the delusion of wholeness, integration of the abnormal…

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    When the average person hears the word deviance, negative thoughts would most likely come to mind. If a sociologist heard the word deviance they would disagree and recognize that deviance is not necessarily bad. In fact from a sociologist functionalist perspective, one of the positive contributions of deviance is that is fosters social change (Openstax, 2015). Defiant behavior wouldn’t necessarily be liked by anyone. Because sociologist find defiant behavior not bad, they use it to see the…

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    Paradox Of Freedom

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    basically seconds the right of expression and hence should be controlled accordingly. The connection of the expression and acting should not violate the right of other members of society through negative influence. Soberness is the core factor in the right of expression and right of acting as it controlled involved parties from going beyond the freedom. The premises of the paradox of freedom are on the dimension of the applicability of the rights and freedom. Having the right or freedom of…

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    Code Of Ethics Analysis

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    culture. If RPZ can hold this to the upmost importance I know they can bring the company together. Even though the merge brought two companies together who probably had very different views and values I know each side has a passion for marketing and for the customer. This could take them to a new level. Culture and moral in general can be brought to new heights when the leaders are passionate about the company and the people that work for them. This will also show customers what is important to…

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