Discuss the notion of ambivalence in working with people with eating disorders:
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...Ambivalence in Therapeutic Engagement Although many studies have pointed to the fact that therapy has a conclusive and measurable impact upon a litany of different disorders, its overall level of success is not only contingent upon the skill of the therapist; it is also contingent upon the attitude and approach that the individual patient engages with respect to the therapy that they are receiving. One of the most common and difficult approaches that an individual who engages with therapy is likely to reflect is an attitude of general ambivalence. Ambivalence is borne out of a tacit understanding that therapy itself is somehow useless and they are merely wasting their time with respect... Section/#...
Double-consciousness, double vision, and socialized ambivalence in The Sport of the Gods and The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
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...ambivalence were used greatly in the early African American novels to describe the characteristics of these African American people. This paper will assess how the characters of these two novels have represented these themes through their behaviour and roles. In the book The Autobiography of an Ex-coloured Man the concepts of double vision, double consciousness... and socialized ambivalence are evident as to how they affect the behaviour of the central character, the narrator, with regard to the choices he makes and the different emotions he feels right from his early childhood to his middle age. The narrator was born to a white father and a black mother. His father refused...
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...ambivalence about large cities, and explain why Chicago’s White City best exemplifies that ambivalence. Chicago’s White City symbolizes Americans’ ambivalence about large cities because of its promise of leisure and entertainment for the upper and middle class, and work for the lower class. However, large cities also oppress the working class and signify the very wide gap between the rich and the poor.... History Homework What factors led to rapid urbanization during the late 19th century? What role did immigration and industrialization’s demand for cheap labor play? The factors that led to rapid urbanization in the late 19th century were the development of capitalism, growth of export and raw materials,...
Scholarly Article Annotation (Everyday Use/Alice Walker)
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...ambivalent nature of American culture - the combination of pragmatism and idealism. The author suggests that it is this complex mix of absolutely opposite directions that causes numerous problems for the whole nation generally. Pragmatism presupposes taking feasible and attainable actions considering the real situation while idealism presupposes pursuing perfection in any possible way (2012). This ambivalence is observed in American politics, mentality, and culture. However, the author claims that is important to deny the existence... Scholarly Article Annotation The article “Destroying to Save: Idealism and Pragmatism in Alice Walkers "Everyday Use” by Joe Sarnowski tells about the difficult and...
A challenging question for research and practice arises Essay 2
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...Ambivalence for Organizational Change Recognizing Ambivalence for Organizational Change Introduction Organizational change refers to the observation made in an organizational entity of variation, in state and size, after the introduction of new ways of thinking and operation. Organizational change is aimed at improving the performance of the entire organization which could be increasing the sales for profit or improvement in service delivery. When most firms are implementing their goal for change, there is always potential resistance of the stakeholders against change which is commonly referred to as ambivalence. Some ambivalence attitudes may be brought about by wrong perception... of the...
Predictors of Alternative Monitoring
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...ambivalence about the partner and the relationship, the ease of finding another partner if the current relationship ended, and the reported levels of commitment etc as the predictors of alternative monitoring. The present study, unlike the previous studies on the topic, concludes that ambivalence about the partner and the relationship is a major predictor of alterative monitoring... Postcard to Mrs. Jenks Hi Jenks, I write this to share with you about my most recent reading as part of my studies in psychology and I am definite that you would be happy about the new learning in my course. The article "Alternative Monitoring Predictors: When the Grass Looks Greener on the Other Side" by Sylvia Niehuis...
Midieval literature
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...ambivalence in Marie’s characters. Most of Marie de France’s works raised... Hyeran Ko Medieval Literature Prof. Jonathan Martin 3-31-2008 “WOE-MAN … WE-MEN” Marie de France, a poetess and a woman of substance, highlights the interaction of opposition and contrast in many of her lais or narrative poems. In all the poems, she reveals the role that women play in the lives of men, or at times the other way around. Though all the poems follow the theme of knighthood and chivalry, it is inevitable that the presence of women in these mens life would come out. But more than this, she showcased two strong contrasting nature in man … that of good and evil, whether man or woman alike. This ambiguity produced...
Midieval literature
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...ambivalence in Marie's characters. Most of Marie de France's works raised issues... Hyeran Ko Medieval Literature Prof. Jonathan Martin 3-31-2008 "WOE-MAN WE-MEN" Marie de France, a poetess and a woman of substance, highlights the interaction of opposition and contrast in many of her lais or narrative poems. In all the poems, she reveals the role that women play in the lives of men, or at times the other way around. Though all the poems follow the theme of knighthood and chivalry, it is inevitable that the presence of women in these men's life would come out. But more than this, she showcased two strong contrasting nature in man that of good and evil, whether man or woman alike. This ambiguity produced...
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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...AMBIVALENCE IN LITTLE WOMEN By Location Little Women by Louisa May Alcott follows the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. It carefully details their passage from childhood to womanhood. The idea of ‘ideological ambivalence’ in Little Women starts even from the way the novel receives public attention. For example, the novel itself has gained diverse and contradicting perceptions from its readers (Alcott, Blaisdell & Steadman, 2007, p. 46). That aspect of uncertainty as some of the readers read it as a romance or others take it as a quest creates the ideological ambivalence. This novel is a unique model as Alcott has successfully blended many conventions... of the sentimental...
Once Upon A Quinceaera
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...ambivalence in Julia Alvarez's book - Once upon a Quinceaera. The Plot The book narrates the story of a young girl's "Quinceaera," the official celebration that marks the transition from girlhood to womanhood. A Quinceaera is the 15th birthday celebration... Once Upon A Quinceaera Quinceaera, the celebration of womanhood at the threshold of girlhood is a popular trend in Latino societies in America. Sometimes the American sweet sixteen celebrations and the celebration for a girl's coming of age, her "quince" is celebrated together. The overlapping of various traditions, social implications and the attempt to be in touch with ones roots, living in a foreign nation; is portrayed through the use of...
Image of Christ
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...ambivalence.”1 But not all artists and painters see Christ in the same light. For instance Pieter Bruegel points to “humanity and vulnerability of Christ Child.”2, more so his painting also depicts inhumanity of the people surrounding the infant Christ. The artwork of Giovanni Bellini (1459-1516) interests me particularly. His depiction of Christ ‘resting peacefully’ is superb. Although Jesus Christ was nailed to the cross after being severely tortured, his body hardly bears any mark of torture. He is shown lying across the lap of his mother, peacefully sleeping. However he is not really sleeping as in biblical traditions, sleep was considered... XXX 2/17/13 The Dual Nature – Commentary Experts believe ...
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...ambivalence about the academically or creatively motivated woman. (Harding 21). In conclusion, in view Harding’s work as a critique of inactive Christianity. However, Davis Harding’s works of irony fall short of addressing sufficiently the outstanding constructive essentials of Life in the Iron Mills. On the other hand, her tale is a conversion tale that does not meet justice to Hardin’s text either. Work cited Harding, Rebecca. Life in the Iron-Mills; or the Korl Woman. New York: Hard press, 2006. Print.... Article critique The works of Davis Harding demonstrates to us on how the life of the affects her narration. Mypersonal interpretation of the works of Harding Davis is that she was an author who...
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...Ambivalence: A Multidimensional View of Attitudes Toward An Organizational Change”, Piderit (2000) discusses the concept of resistance to organizational change and focuses upon the need to consider multidimensional approach to the response of employees to such changes. The paper addresses the research question “How can we balance the organizational need to foster ambivalent attitudes toward change and the individual need to minimize the potentially debilitating effects of ambivalence?” (Piderit, 2000, p.783) The author begins with the conceptual analysis of the resistance to change... , and empowering organizational members” (Pawar and Eastman, 1997, p.82) Secondly, the author introduces three...
The Duality of Human Nature in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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...ambivalence of the human nature. In the proceedings of the novel, it showed that human beings are capable of being good and being bad, that our characters and personalities are basically checkered both with the good and evil. As what the title of novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll, the main character Mr. Hyde represented the good side of man. Dr. Henry Jekyll was a widely successfully, respected and a brilliant physician but is also capable and aware of the ambivalence of his nature that evil also resides within him... The Duality of Human Nature in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde The Strange Case pf Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a ic novel of Robert Louis Stevenson that tackled and depicted the duality or...
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...ambivalence will be high under conditions of strong attachment and judgments of unethical behaviour, and will be low under conditions of weak attachment and judgments of ethical behaviour. 4. Purchase intention will be lower under conditions of strong attachment and judgments of unethical behaviour, and will be higher under conditions of weak attachment and judgments of ethical behaviour. 3. What was the design of each of the studies? Were they experiments? Why? What research methods were used? Write general, concise definitions of the designs of the studies and the research methods used. Schmalz and Orth’s... Part I A. Fund loyalty among socially responsible investors: The importance of the economic...
Thoughts from the dais: a personal coda
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...ambivalent thought process of the while attending an Engineering College’s alumni party as an invited honoree. His mind wavers from the ritualistic humbug associated with the party to the inner question – why he is there, despite his awareness of the meaninglessness of the whole affair? He reflects on the way professionals are forced to attend such gatherings, as part of survival in their respective fields. He underrates his significance as a honoree by referring to the way associations operate, and how anyone in the engineering field would have a 50% chance in a thirty-year period of being called upon by associations. He reveals... The article d “Thoughts from the Dais: A Personal Coda” recounts the...
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...ambivalence. The article further notes that, neo-noir, on the other hand, refers to films that followed the noir classic period. Neo-noir also contains noir sensibility and noir themes. They also have similar characteristics to noir such as disorientation, moral ambivalence, pessimism and alienation. Great examples of neo-noir have also been given by the author. These include movies such as Bonnie and Clyde, China Town, Taxi Driver and Body Heat. The author has also described space, time... Summary and Analysis Summary The article begins by introducing various films such as David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986), Alan Parker’s Angel Heart (1987), Bryan Singer’s The Usual Suspect (1995), and Curtis Hanson’s...
Socrates said,"The unexamined life is not worth living" What did he mean?
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...ambivalence in pursuing his dream. With his father restricting him to become a ballet dancer, his life exemplifies that led by Socrates: being prevented from exploring and maximizing his potentials to make it worth living. Again, from the film, one character that definitely examined her life and regarded it then as worth living was Mrs. Wilkinson, the ballet teacher. Her character was determined and strong as she knew that teaching ballet was the career for her. Likewise, she recognized the predicament that Billy was in and was therefore determined... An Analysis of Socrates’ "The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living" Various academicians and scholars evaluate themeaning Socrates’ famous statement, “the...
Relationship Marketing and Ethical Standards
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...ambivalence and difficulty of determining which conduct is unethical and which is not. Having... Teacher Why is the relationship between the buyer and seller increasingly important to successful B2B marketing practices? B2B business relationship is no different from the relationship between a retailer and a consumer where the seller/retailer has to provide excellent products at competitive prices with an excellent customer service or after sales support. The only difference is that there two business entity involved where one is a customer. The principle applies to make B2B marketing practice to be successful – the seller has to provide quality products or services and it has to be delivered...
Racism in Aphra Behns Oroonoko
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...ambivalence toward racial differences that is to be felt throughout the story. Zook writes that "in many ways Oroonoko is more European than Africanhis physical featuresare European" (92). But why Nowhere is it intimated that Oroonoko has any European parentage. It is therefore very important to discern the reason why Behn distinguished Oroonoko from his fellow Africans. Without fully grasping why Behn attaches such European characteristics to her hero the careless reader runs the risk of being left... by a constant ambivalence toward its own racist viewpoint. Oroonoko is plainly African, but he also manages to be a representation of the European ideal of masculine...
Organizational Influences on Ethics
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...ambivalence is the type of leading subculture that I had to contend with, as I interacted with the central apparatus of the organization. As I interacted with levels of power or departments that combine both personal and dominated values, the most readily detectable no-conflicted subculture was the use of inappropriate relaxatives (relatively loud music). The most outstanding and palpable form of counterculture (as a form... Organizational Influences on Ethics Number: Discussion Question1 The organizational subcultures that I have had to contend with are so diverse to an extent that they can be classified into three groups: the no-conflicted subculture, the leading and the counterculture. Collective...
At Least Half in Love With Debonair Death: Emily Dickinson's Attitude to Mortality
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...ambivalence of her feelings on the subject. One poem that gives some indication of the strength of her feeling on the subject starts with the line "My life closed twice before its close": My life closed twice before its close; It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me, So huge, so hopeless to conceive, As those... the fields of grazing grain, We passed the setting sun. What might have seemed the journey's end is apparently only a somewhat unimpressive 'pause': We paused before a house that seemed A swelling of the ground; The roof was scarcely visible, The cornice but a mound. The last stanza reveals the extent of the...
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...Ambivalence the Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority. Lexington, Ky.: U of Kentucky, 2010. Kaiser, Michael M. Leading Roles 50 Questions Every Arts Board Should Ask. Waltham, Mass.: Brandeis UP, 2010. Print Robinson, Jennifer L. The Rise of the West in Presidential Elections. Salt Lake City: U of Utah, 2010.... Political science Domestic issues in the forefront of national agenda in the USA elections differ according to the yearly changes. Economic recovery and job creation was the main issue in 2008 elections repeating itself in 2012. In 2010, the main issue became street bail being signed into law by George W. Bush. Health improvement through Affordable Care Act made the 2012 election...
Religious theme in the novel Jane Ayre
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...ambivalence about Victorian Christianity: a faith which she respects, but chooses to reject in favour of a more genuine life of true earthly love. Reference. Bronte, C. 2006. Jane Eyre. London: Penguin.... The Religious Theme in Jane Eyre. Charlote Bronte’s characterisation of Jane in the novel Jane Eyre reflects the traditional role that was required of young, impoverished women in the middle of the nineteenth century. Jane’s upbringing in her foster family, and then in Lowood school, is strict and she is made conscious of her status as a person relying on the charity of others. This Victorian idea of charity is based on a broadly Christian sense of duty, but it is cold and loveless. Mrs Reed and Mr...
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...ambivalence on the part of Mary on whether to steal or not; to be altruistic or egoistic. One should remember that there is no justification for stealing. Stealing is morally wrong; nevertheless, to die because of starvation is likewise wrong. Hence, a conflict of interest arises. Mary has no choice to stay morally right at all; she is caught in the middle. Since to steal and to die of starvation are both wrong, one can choose to commit one wrong to prevent the other from becoming morally wrong. She should steal food so that his children don’t die of starvation. That way, there is only one wrong committed. Reference(s) Kneale, W. & Kneale, M. (1962). The development of...
Landscape painting
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...ambivalence nature of the artists about the encroaching settlement and the impacts on the native culture. References Luccarelli, M. (2002). The anatomy of nature: Geology and american landscape painting, 1825-1875. Organization & Environment, 15(1), 88-91. Murphey, D. D. (2001). Knights of the brush: The hudson river school and the moral landscape. The Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, 26(1), 382-384.... Painting Comment on the trajectory of landscape painting in America between1825-1870 Landscape painting is the depiction in art of the landscapes which includes natural sceneries like mountains, valleys, forests, rivers and even trees particularly where the main subject is a wide...
Psychology Assignment
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...Ambivalence, Confusion, Anger and Fear, based... Psychology Assignment Assignment I: Working with Pain Emotional pain is a feeling of vulnerability and loss in the event of a major crisis in one’s life. In its gamut, it includes a feeling of losing a part of oneself, loss of control and brokenness. Emotional pain is considered a consequence of living in a complicated world resulting from the tendency of people denying or avoiding painful feelings. Working with pain is considered by clinicians as an important step in inducing the necessary changes in the inner self and eventually in a person’s ability to cope with wife in more satisfying and healthier ways. Major components of emotional pains are...
The Rand Formula
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...Ambivalence. U.S.A: Temple University Press, 1992. Print. Rapaport, David. No Justice, No Peace: The 1996 OPSEU Strike Against The Harris Government In Ontario. Canada: McGill-Queen’s Press, 1992. Print.... ?[Your full full June 16, The RAND Formula Before going to analyze the RAND formula in detail, let us get a better understanding of what RAND formula actually is. RAND is a formula, which is generally applied at workplace situations where the employees have to contribute dues for the efforts and struggle carried out by the union regardless of their status in the union. Tuohy found that RAND formula is one of the advantages to unions in the Canadian labor law (176). The purpose behind creation of this...
Guerrilla Warfare in the West
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...ambivalence. Most of Missouri were said to espouse toned down Unionist beliefs... work] Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy: Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865 By Richard S. Brownlee Louisiana Univ. Press, 1985. 274pp. Book Review The Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy by Brownlee underscores that about 100 Confederate irregulars in the Missouri war were produced by circumstances and only nurtured by the southern sympathizers. It was not something that sprang from naught but an impending response to abuse from the imposition of a police sate. The backlash and ensuing war of sabotage from local guerillas showed that war is always a theater of savagery and violence. Missouri was and is a history of ambiva...
Blackface
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...ambivalence toward the institution of slavery in the North prior to the Civil War. The historian Eric Lott complicates the issue further by suggesting that Blackface minstrelsy were motivated by both “love and theft” of black culture. According to popular culture the North was regarded as being abolitionist and a champion of social justice during the Civil War; but contrary to this fact as demonstrated through the popularity of Blackface minstrel shows, there was clear evidence... Blackface Introduction: Blackface had its origins in the United s and was used to portray racism in America through the “darky” or the “coon”. It was an art that made use of a specific style of makeup used extensively in...
Terrorism Sociology Paper
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...Ambivalence toward authority, defective insight, adherence to convention, emotional detachment from the consequences of their actions, sexual role uncertainties, magical thinking, destructiveness, low... ?Terrorism Terrorism is one of the major problems facing by international community at present. Many psychological theories, cultural theories, religious theories and political theories, which explain the motivation of the terrorists, were proposed in recent times. This paper analyses psychological theories to explain why and how some people become terrorists who commit violent acts. Victoroff (2005) has formulated a psychological theory which explains the root causes of terrorism. He has argued that...
Art Appreciation- Principles of Design
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...ambivalence of God watching the figure journey with no interference... The work of art chosen to analyze is ‘Stoke-by-Nayland’ by John Constable (1811). This painting was created in the medium of oil on canvas with the dimensions of 11 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. (28.3 x 36.2 cm) (Constable 1811). Constable was born at East Bergholt, Suffolk to a wealthy family (Wilson n.d.). Constable studied at the Royal Academy in 1799 (Wilson n.d.). Most of Constable’s notable works were sketches and paintings of nature. Wilson (n.d.) explains: Once in London, Constable studied Old Master landscapes in the collections of Beaumont, Beckford and the influential Academician Joseph Farington. Constable continued to study and copy t...
The member of the wedding
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...ambivalent and confused about her brother’s wedding; F. Jasmine felt... Introduction A Member of the Wedding is a coming of age story about Frankie, a young girl who, at the age of 12 and a half, is on the verge of adulthood, yet very much a young girl. Throughout the novel, a number of motifs become apparent, and the main ones deal with Frankie’s identity crises. Frankie has gender confusion, as her character of Frankie is very much a boy who cusses, wears boys clothing, has boy hair and is gangly. Frankie is both a boy and a child. Later, Frankie makes a conscious decision to become a girl, and an adult girl at that, as she changes her name to F. Jasmine and proceeds to try grown up things, like...
Human Resource
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...ambivalence to changes. Piderit (2000) argued that ambivalence, or combinations of positive and negative attitudes, can result in poor implementation of changes. Increasing the participation of these ambivalent people can boost their engagement with the resistance effort. Finally, a participatory approach can enhance awareness of the necessity and effects of changes. When more people are participating in analysing the consequences of changes, they are more aware of its effects and what they can do about it. Nevertheless, the disadvantages of the participatory approach must not be overlooked. First, it may... ? Effectively Resisting Change: Why Resist and How Organisational change meets resistance,...
Critical Film Analysis
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...ambivalence, identification ? Transference and the compulsion to repeat ? Psychosexual stages of development... ?Critical film analysis: Basketball Diaries Introduction: Analysis of the human mind is a study of serious speculation that requires critical examination of human psychological functioning as well as human behavior. One of the most significant theories on the study of human mind is developed by the Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud known as the ‘Psychoanalytic Theory’. Freudian psychology focuses on how the human mind evolves as a critical platform of various ideas and behavior. As the human mind grows through a number of developmental phases and life cycles, it simultaneously involves the...
Sexual Citizenship
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...ambivalence in the "perversions," especially sadomasochism. Freud sees sadism as an outgrowth of the active tendencies... Sexual Citizenship Discuss how the notion of sexual citizenship differs from Freudian and Foucaldian concepts of Sexual identity. Identity- whether based on race, gender, ethnicity, ability, or sexuality - has emerged during the last half-century as one of the most difficult problems for contemporary theory and politics. The concept of identity has been brought under philosophical scrutiny, as identity politics has fallen in and out of favor. Sexual identity, however, has proven especially divisive, fraught with questions and rhetoric about choice and destiny, nature and nu...
How do external definitions of "good" and "bad" mothers and fathers impact on the actual experience of parenthood?
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...ambivalence in this. Quite interestingly, social boards and blog forums have opened this question for discussion, which has invited multiple responses to the question. There could be nothing specific as a ‘good’ or a ‘bad’ mother or a father. It all lies in the perception of the child or the individual. Social stereotypes still exist which leads... The crisis of parenting in the western world has created a wave of discussions in the areas of gender issues, sexuality, social stigma and psychology. For instance, gender based discussions question whether women are all encompassed of motherhood and do they still need men to deliver complete parenting. Social stereotyping of good and bad mother and good and...
Social psychology College Essay
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...ambivalence", i.e., a person cam harbor positive and negative attitude simultaneously towards a target. Attitudes are not constants rather, they are variables. Now the question is, what is the pace of this variability- is it instantaneous or does take place slowly and gradually over time without the individual aware of it. I have so far never come across an individual who has undergone a sudden drastic change in attitude although it is not uncommon to come across sudden... Attitude is considered a key concept in social psychology. In academic psychology parlance, attitudes are positive or negative views of an "attitude object" which might be a person, behavior, or event. Research has also demonstrated...
Practice Analysis
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...ambivalence of his personality. Works Cited Anderson, Sherwood. “ I’m A Fool” in Literature - Structure, Sound, and Sense, Vol. I, Laurence Perrine, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1956, Reprinted in 1974. Print.... Analysis Sherwood Anderson’s story “I’m a Fool” takes us into the mind of a nineteen-year old black boy who tends the horses in race business. Wanting to win love of the girl he likes, the boy lies and has to cope with the consequences of his dishonesty. Ironically, Lucy Wesson appears to like the boy for what he really is and not what he presents himself to be. Disappointed with the outcome of his lies, the boy comes to the conclusion that he is worthless and that he does...
Response to Andre Nortons Daybreak 2250 AD
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...ambivalence of presenting themes affecting Fors’ village. Development 2: Daybreak 2250 AD Numerous aspects, issues, and effects arise in the world created by Norton in the context of adventures given to his characters. The novelist, for instance, establishes a complex tale of Fors’ life in the lowlands to help his tribe from falling to the pitfalls of ancient destruction. This is through critical evaluation of issues dealing with culture, technology and peaceful... Andre Norton Response Introduction Norton’s world as a sci-fi and fantasy exposes the challenges of depicting the social structures affecting society. This is because experiences and issues influencing individuals are different as noted by...
Analysis essay about 'After Death'
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...ambivalence of the universe. Eagleman however is optimistic that the afterlife will be generous because we will be given a choice of who we would like to be. The book begun with the phrase “In the afterlife you relive all your experiences, but this time with the events reshuffled into a new order: all the moments share a quality are grouped together (3)”. This is a sort of cataloguing our life and to make us realize how we lived our life. This is an intriguing opening for a book that talked about after life because it makes the reader think and examined their own lives... Teacher Analysis Essay of Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives The book is a good read and sometimes it could be amazing to...
Conflicting Reward Systems and Their Impact on Criminal Justice Administration
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...ambivalence” occurs when the explicit norms or desires of an organization come into conflict with the content of the reward systems and the norms generated by that system. An example of such a conflict might... Misalignment in organizational reward systems pose significant problems for eliciting desired behavior from individual participants. A single violator of the reward system places competitive pressure on others to violate the reward system as well. Believing in the idea of a single best solution to the measurement problem depends on the idea of top-down understanding of what individual players actually know or are motivated to do. A balanced scorecard for public administration may prevent the idea ...
Trap
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...ambivalence about their roles in the family. The value of the home is compromised, and the values of modern society are sometimes at odds with the traditional expectations of women... Today's individuals are still to the trap that Mill described over 40 years ago. Individuals feel they are trapped (as indeed they are) because "their visions and their powers are limited to the close-up scenes of job, family, neighborhood." They live in a hurried culture, where "...the more aware they become, however vaguely, of ambitions and of threats which transcend their immediate locales, the more trapped they seem to feel," and where where the connection of the course of one's life with that of the world's history...
Attitudes in Social Psychology
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...ambivalence' may enable a person to maintain both views simultaneously. Additional concepts in social attitude formation are also integral to the lucid understanding of the said concept. One of these involves the theory of 'cognitive dissonance'. "It is a state that presents a state of opposition between cognitions" (Wikipedia). The primary belief that is purported by this school of thought is that conflicting ideation, emotions and conditions force the human being to seek a condition of equilibrium, and in a way speeds up the decision making process as far... Attitudes Attitude is an integral concept in social psychology. "In academic psychology parlance, attitudes are positive or negative views of an...
Slavery in America
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...ambivalence and hybrid nature of national modernity in the state (Stampp, 1992). These factors are important because American culture is based on ideals and heritage. In concrete terms, the great influx of African slaves and fight between whites and blacks eroded American nation and its social unity (Stampp, 1992). References 1. Chronology on the History of Slavery and Racism. (1999). Retrieved from http://innercity.org/holt/slavechron.html (accessed 15 August 2006) 2. Stampp, K. (1992). The Causes of the Civil War: Revised Edition. Touchstone; 3rd edn.... in America African slavery in America had a great impact on economic, social and political life of the nation and its consolidation. Formation of...
Do you think that people still feel trapped, in the way that Mills described, in the early twenty first century ?.Using some examples from modern life, explain
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...ambivalence about their roles in the family. The value of the home is compromised, and the values of modern society are sometimes at odds with the traditional expectations of women as homemakers... Todays individuals are still to the trap that Mill described over 40 years ago. Individuals feel they are trapped (as indeed they are) because “their visions and their powers are limited to the close-up scenes of job, family, neighborhood.” They live in a hurried culture, where “...the more aware they become, however vaguely, of ambitions and of threats which transcend their immediate locales, the more trapped they seem to feel,” and where where the connection of the course of ones life with that of the worlds ...
PSYCHOLGOY (" MOTHERS WHO KILL THEIR CHILDREN")
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...Ambivalence Toward Mothers Who Kill: An Examination Of 45 U.S. Cases Of Maternal Neonaticide. Behavioral Sciences & The Law 28.6 (2010): 812-831. Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text. Web. 19 Feb. 2012. White, Kelly & Meyer, Chery, L. Mothers Who Kill Their Children: Understanding the Acts of Moms from Susan Smith to the "Prom Mom". New York: New York University Press, 2001. Print.... Psychology Mothers Who Kill Their Children The society plus its varied fields including medicine has held numerous interrogations regarding; why would a sensible and loving mother kill her baby (White & Meyer19). Since, from humanity setting, an infant is a mother’s unique asset that nature connects with her once ...
THE COMPARISON OF CONTRAST MEAD AND BOURDIEU THEORIES
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...ambivalence in human impulses theories usually. For instance, on ethical side, his perceiving argued that, food is same to perceive eating. Perceiving a house is same as to perceive shelter. That is why it is concluded that perception is the action plans... Mead and Bourdieu Theories George Herbert Mead, born in 1863, was a famous American sociologist, philosopher and psychologist. He was affiliated with the Chicago University, where he was recognized as qualified pragmatist in university. George’s vision demanded a crucial place for individuals. Mead presented many theories and grounded human perception in an "action-nexus" (Baldwin, 304). His assumptions concerning the society’s nature parallel to...
Reflection of a Culture: Comparing the Female in Andrew Marvell's To His Coy Mistress and The Garden
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...ambivalent towards adult sexuality and traces a strain of near pedophilia in some of his poems including ‘To His Coy Mistress’ and ‘The Garden.’ DiSanto quotes from ‘Upon Appleton House’ to suggest that Marvell is threatened by adult sexuality: Before Juliana... of Comparing the Female in Andrew Marvells ‘To His Coy Mistress’ and ‘The Garden’ Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) was a well-known metaphysical poet of the Restoration. During his career, he was associated with John Donne and George Herbert and also had the opportunity to work with John Milton. Some of his better known poems include, ‘An Horatian Ode’ written in praise of Cromwell upon his return from Ireland, ‘To His Coy Mistress’, ‘The Garden’,...
The Disintegration of Yugoslavia
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...ambivalence about the broader legal; and social reality beyond the nuclear family settings. Disintegration was aggravated by existence of mistrust towards laws outside the family in addition to Ottoman land records due to their implication of foreign governance (Silber & Little, 1996). However, the differences which contributed to breakage of the Yugoslavian union could have been avoided if all nations would have adopted the “Serbs All and Everywhere” slogan. This is because Croats and Slovenes were Serbs who had been Germanized... of Yugoslavia Disintegration of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia disintegrated because of several factors. In my opinion, social factors that led to the disintegration of this union...
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