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  • Being A Military Child Essay

    relocations and separations, along with the loss of friendships and starting over in a new town, are among the most noted stressors for the average military child. Yet, despite these stressors, studies have shown military adolescents are significantly less likely to engage in risk-taking behaviors such as alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use (Hutchinson, 2006). They are additionally more likely to exhibit improved behavior and resiliency (Weber & Weber, 2005). For example, alcohol use among high school aged military youths is 20.8%, while the national average is 44.9% (Hutchinson, 2006). Surprisingly, these normally level-headed, resilient adolescents show completely different statistics during a parent’s deployment. There are an estimated 2 million children with parents in the Armed Forces, ranging from ages newborn to eighteen, with 1.3 million children being of school-age (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2016). According to a retrospective cohort study, within these 2 million kids, behavioral disorders increase by 19% and stress disorders increase by 18% when a military parent is deployed. To perform this study, the records of children of active-duty personnel, during the fiscal years 2006 and 2007, were cross-referenced with their parents’ deployment records. This study additionally found that mental and behavioral health visits were increased by 11% among children with a deployed parent (Gorman, Eide, & Hisle-Gorman, 2010). While some may argue these…

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  • Photo Self Portrait Analysis

    to his opinion whether the majority likes it or not and I can relate to that and this is the main reason why I chose him for my assignment. In my upcoming paragraphs I will go over several points in the artists form for example, I will be discussing what type of lines he uses, what type of color was used in it, what is the focus on this masterwork and what type of design was used to make that masterwork? Robert Mapplethorpe was born in November 4, 1946. He was known as “American photographer…

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  • GDO Research Essay

    Gesell, 1925) resulting in high criticism. The Gesell Institute made an effort to make the findings of the GDO-R more generalizable. The following information concerning sampling, reliability and validity are based primarily on the findings by the Gesell Institute, published in the 2012 Technical Report. The sample used for standardization was chosen based on convenience, from schools that were already using the GDO. These consisted of 55 different schools (57% private, 43% public), in 23…

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  • Four Reasons Not To Raising The Minimum Wage

    A highly debated topic is what the minimum wage should be for workers in America. This is the bare minimum that a person needs to live or that is its intent. Some people feel that it is too low, and that we should raise it. The United States Department of Labor says the raising the minimum wage will be good for the economy and also good for business (Minimum Wage Mythbusters). However some people think raising the minimum wage will be bad. The CATO Institute, in their Four Reasons Not to Raise…

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  • Cato Institute Research Paper

    groups to thrive. One of the most famous interest group is the Cato Institute. Throughout this paper the ideas of the Cato Institute will be explored. First the history of the CATO Institute and why it was formed and by whom will be explained. Then understand what the main issues and the policy believes of the Cato Institute will be discovered.…

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  • Toyota's Case Study Of The Toyota Motor Company

    He also went to learn about the construction of automobiles. During this time he also travels to Europe to study their car market. While in Great Britain he meets the Platt brothers, who like his invention so much they purchase the rights to it. He uses that money to create a new invention the gasoline powered engine. In 1933 he establishes an automobile department for the mission to build cars. In 1935 the company that we now know as Toyota was born and they were ready for the world. In 1936…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Japan's Hunting Whales

    It appears like Japan does not really care about the global ban on whales. It has been reported that Japan will continue their hunting of whales after a 365 day drought. Japan seems convinced about the idea that whales don't deserve to live. It has been announced that Japan will only do it, however, on a limited level and it will not be a full on whale killing spree. SO MANY DISAGREE WITH JAPAN KILLING WHALES There are many environmental groups and various governments that completely…

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  • The Case Of Anti-Phulbari Coal Mining Movement In Bangladesh

    Landless, Land Entitlement and Collective Violent Resistance to the Mining Induced Displacement and Resettlement (MIDR) in the Developing Country: The Case of Anti-Phulbari Coal Mining Movement in Bangladesh Abstract: My proposed research project will explore the role of landless people in forming collective violent resistance to the Mining Induced Displacement and Resettlement (MIDR) process in the Phulbari Coal Mining project in Bangladesh, and will demonstrate the necessity to identify…

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  • Essay On Explorer Parenting

    The explorer conditioning technique (ECT): Treat a new task as a quest for new discoveries. To be able to perform at your peak, you have to love what you are doing. Whether it’s acting, bartending or washing dishes, you have to learn to love what you do. One way to achieve this is to technically act like any explorer would, which is to be thrilled by something new every day (or treat everything as such even when it’s not new). It should be as if each task you were making were coming…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Movie Vs Play Analysis

    Entertainment is available in many ways, shapes, and forms in today’s world of technology. Oftentimes we may find that these methods of entertainment are tools for information or even criticism. These criticisms often extend over various forms of media, with the same message being delivered in a different way. This can be seen in Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, which is not only a classic literary novel but also a play. The play version of Lord of the Flies, in which I attended, although…

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