Parental Apathy
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...Apathy Summary of the Case Mrs. Rose, has been an assistant principle of the John F. Kennedy School for four months. Although she has no prior experience as an assistant principle, she understands the importance of having a good school-parent relationship. She observes that the principle does not have a good relationship with the community, particularly the parent body. In her own view, she supports the strong ties between the school and the community. Presently, the school has limited programs involving the student body, has no school newsletter and no parent advisory committee. The principle strongly discourages Mrs. Rose from pursuing increased parent involvement in the school, citing... Parental...
Lifting Hatred from Media: Key Concepts in Learned Apathy
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...Apathy Behaviorists like Skinner and Pavlov have positively reinforced our mindset with ideals that no longer serve us. They offer a simplistic view of the human condition that seeks to uphold a firm hand on controlling behavior. In their experiments, each used different terminology to describe treating a stimulus as a tool to justify a desired outcome or response. Pavlov's dogs learned to salivate in the presence of a conditioned stimulus (i.e., a bell) which was initially paired with an unconditioned stimulus (i.e., meat powder) in order to generate a conditioned response. Like Pavlov, Skinner... Cindy Sandel Academics Research 17 November 2005 Lifting Hatred from Media: Key Concepts in Learned...
Unique effects of apathy and depression signs on cognition and function in amnestic mild cognitive impairment
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...apathy and depression signs on cognition and function in amnestic mild cognitive impairment Course name Institution of affiliation Instructor’s name Date of submission Introduction Within mental health nursing, understanding the transition from normal aging to Mild Cognitive Impairment is delicate given that symptoms only emerge gradually. Numerous indicators accompany this transition stage with the most common being loss of cognitive abilities. Normally, aging involves signs like slower recalling of information, additional effort to learn and store new information, difficulties multi-tasking and increased susceptibility to distraction. However, mild cognitive... Article Review: Unique effects of apathy ...
A sentence of death: apathy and neglect at elmira and camp sumter
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...APATHY AND NEGLECT AT ELMIRA AND CAMP SUMTER A RESEARCH PAPER SUBMITTED DEPARTMENT OF: BY DATE TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………….1 2. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION………………………………....2 3. MEDICAL FACILITIES…………………….…………………………………..4 4. PHYSICAL CONDITIONS……………………………………………………...5 5. CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………...6 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION The Civil War prison camps at Camp Sumter (also known as Andersonville) and Elmira bear the distinction of having been the two worst internment facilities in the conflict between the states. Both were products of neglect and of the circumstances of war, which dictated that both sides devote resources... A SENTENCE OF DEATH: APATHY AND ...
"The Chocolate War" Essay
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...Apathy is a of being indifferent, by suppressing emotions which may include excitement, motivation and passion. An individual who is apathetic is not interested in or not concerned about emotional, social or physical aspects of life. Therefore, when Brother Leon, the administrative head of the school asserts that the boys are infected with apathy (Cormier 147) he is right. For instance, when Jerry refuses to sell chocolates “I am not going to the meeting. I am not going to do an assignment” (Robinette 39), other students follow suit. In the book, freshmen at Trinity High School are confronted by the school gang, commonly known as The Vigils. Archie Costello heads The Vigils... "The Chocolate War" Apathy ...
The visitation of the Gods (Cordero-Fernando Gilda)
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...apathy by exploiting expected events. The plot is unconventional and the events effortlessly flow into each other to give way to a sense of unity Characterization Miss Noel, a young and idealistic teacher is the main protagonist, which acts as a suitable foil to the somewhat less upright and opportunistic Principal and the supervisors. The characters in the story are somewhat flat, especially the visiting officials. The writer on purpose has kept the antagonists flat to enhance the sense of apathy and hopelessness permeating the story. This provides a suitable and grave background against which is depicted the internal conflict in the protagonists'...
Identifying a Social Problem, the Consequences to Society caused by it, and a possible Solution to the problem.
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...apathy, disease, dishonesty, and dependency (Bartle, par. 8). Poverty has been universally accepted as a social problem affecting various sectors of the society. According to Bartle (par. 2), “poverty as a social problem is a deeply embedded... ? Poverty: A Social Problem in America Poverty: A Social Problem in America Poverty is one of the risk factors contributory to child abuse and neglect. With children being neglected, society becomes a recipient of compounded problems in terms of future work force comprised of maladjusted individuals who have been victims of abuse and neglect, thereby providing lesser revenues expected from productive work. The solution to the problem is to eliminate ignorance,...
British General Elections
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...apathy. Yet Brynin and Newton suggest an interesting fact that people whose political ideals and attitudes are compatible with the newspaper they read are more likely to vote than people whose attitudes are considerably cross pressured or go against their own. The study points out that the effects of the newspaper in determining voter choices is significant though not too large... Why has turnout declined in British general elections and does it matter (the rising levels of 'abstention' and 'volatility Introduction: Thequestion of political choice in Britain and voter participation and turnout in the British elections remains a matter of concern particularly considering that there has been increased...
Why has turnout declined in British general elections and does it matter? (the rising levels of 'abstention' and 'volatility')
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...apathy. Yet Brynin and Newton suggest an interesting fact that people whose political ideals and attitudes are compatible with the newspaper they read are more likely to vote than people whose attitudes are considerably cross pressured or go against their own. The study points out that the effects of the newspaper in determining voter choices is significant though not too large... of their own voting contributions to the development of the community or the nation. Thus it is important for the electorate to perceive the importance of their vote in shaping the nation and its future and this may be the single most important factor in increasing voter turnout. Rallings and Thrasher point out that...
working and non-working students
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...apathy in academics. Non-working students and working students both spend time in participation in co-curricular activities. The degree of participation, however, depends on the commitment of students. Thus, students who work are likely... Working and Non-Working of Working and Non-Working Contemporary mid-sized public universities (colleges) and high schools annually receive enrollments from working and non-working students. As by the academics in varied disciplines, the proportion of students working while studying has been increasingly progressively over the years (Berkel, 2010). Working students exhibit a repertoire of similarities and differences in the context of the college fraternity. Whether...
negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia.
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...apathy, lack of emotion, poor or nonexistent social functioning and depression. (Peralta V., Cuesta M. J., Martinez-Larrea A., and Serrano J. F. (2000) The patient apparently has disorganizational issues here is mostly speechless, and when asked a question replies in a short meaningless manner. This is called alogia or poverty of speech fluency, and he probably has psychomotor retardation. He also seems to stare blankly... Negative and Positive symptoms of Schizophrenia Differentiate the differences between negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia. Illustrate your discussion with a case scenario depicting a client with negative symptoms and another case scenario portraying a client with positive...
Keeping Momentum
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...apathy can set within the employees, causing their momentum to support the change process to the end to fizzle out soon (Denton, 1996). The two factors outline below contributes to momentum that dies out so soon in the organization. Centering change around few people In a typical organization, how well a person or an employee feels to be part of a change... School: Topic: KEEPING MOMENTUM Lecturer: Why momentum fizzle out so soon The ideal wish of any HR professional will be to sustain the momentum that comes with the change process. As change is an inevitable part of the organization, it is expected that as often as possible, the employees will see change. However when change becomes very frequent,...
Symphony Number 6
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...apathy, boredom or relaxation. The focus on the different instruments, giving each equal times of attention, made a variety of emotions. I liked this part the most because of the roller coaster of emotions. Especially because it captivates you from the slow and soft start to the faster and more forceful finish. The Das Lied von der Erde was of a different flavor. The melody gave a sad, tragic and sometimes scary feeling which was reinforced by the poem Das Trinklied vom... ical music really has a unique quality that conveys emotion and extracts reactions. Contemporary music also does the same but with ical music there is certain elegance and flamboyance that goes with it. All performances were interestin...
Response Paper: Shooting Dogs
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...apathy calls out for the need to have better safeguards in place that would not allow the countries in United Nations to stall the peacekeeping mandate of United Nations and/or to hinder the already started process... Your Full Your October 10, Response Paper The Rwandan genocide in the late twentieth century is enough testament to the fact that when there is no political will or “gain” to achieve from intervention most countries would not step in to stop even a genocide. What seems most conspicuous is that we have learnt no lessons from the Holocaust, and if we have, then we find it more convenient to forget about it so that we do not have to act. The genocide that resulted from this collective apathy...
Reflection paper on the film awakenings with Robin Williams
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...apathy. The pivotal reason behind the brain damage of “frozen” people was due to long term boredom and apathy. The dangerous muscular weakness and paralysis of eye muscles are the negative outcome of the disease. Unresponsive condition of the “frozen” people was caused by encephalitis. This later leads to brain damage. Question 2 One of the symptoms of encephalitis lethargica is double vision. A +complete visual field has been offered by Dr... Question The film Awakening depicts the victims of a disease d encephalitis lethargica. The viral epidemic encephalitis disease is also known as sleeping sickness. The disease occurred between 1915 and 1926. People who survived the disease showed long term...
how women experience battering
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...apathy that dissuade them to rationalize the violence as such and take corrective measures. Indeed, often lonely future also becomes crucial issue which does not let them take risks and remain in abusive relationship. (words: 271) Reference Ferraro, K., & Johnson, J. ‘How women experience battering: The process of victimization.’ Social Problems 30.3 (1983): 325-339.... women experience battering Through the ages, women’s role in society has been subservient to their male counterpart. They are not considered equal and their dominance is often accompanied by violence and abuse. Most pertinent are the issues that do not let women to free themselves from the abusing partners within or outside the...
Unit IV Research Paper Outline
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...apathy to public concern-human beings have changed their attitudes from indifference and gotten concerned about the adversities of environmental destruction 2. the role of local, national and international interests in environmental interests-both governmental and non-governmental organizations play crucial... Research Paper Outline I. Introduction Environmental management involves conservation of natural resources, control of hazards and protection of habitats with the aim of enhancing resource sustainability. The modern efforts of environmental management focus on pollution prevention rather than reacting to crises and compliance. II. Background The environment is currently undergoing widespread deg...
Education, African American males
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...apathy towards education in the early days though this situation is gradually changing (Poggi, 2000). There were limited opportunities in the early days for the African Americans whose only employment... ?Introduction An analysis of the progress of African-American males makes for some intriguing reading. Reports carried in the show that at the beginning of the 21st century they made only 10% of those on whom bachelors degrees were conferred (Thomas, & Prettyman, 1996). This number may have gradually increased but non other than President Barrack Obama reminded the African-American community that they had to pursue education on a serious note if they ever hoped to live the American dream and there were...
A Reaction essay paper on a book named "Bless Me Ultima" by Rudolfo Anaya. for Ethnic studies class.
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...apathy. Reference Anaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me, Ultima. Grand Central Publishing. 1994.... ? ‘Bless me Ultima’ by Rudolfo Anaya is a brilliant portrayal of racial differences and religious bigotry that is deeply rooted into the cultural paradigms. The author shows how the protagonist, six year old Antonio, is torn between two opposite ideologies followed by his parents. Despite being surrounded by loving family and friends, Antonio is highly confused because the religious beliefs that are projected through the priest and her mother are belied by the actions of other characters. Ultima, who is a spiritual healer, becomes the major guiding force for Antonio because she represents a more tolerant agent of...
Diffused Responsibility
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...apathy is precisely what the thieves depended on for this type of brazen crime. Looking back on the situation with the knowledge of what motivating emotion and psychological response helped to make everyone feel that it was not their ultimate responsibility does not help to make me feel any better concerning the given situation; rather, it makes me aware that if such a situation occurs again, the response I should seek to control is that of diffused responsibility. Reference Mullin, A. (2012). The Ethical and Social Significance of Parenting: A Philosophical Approach. Parenting: Science & Practice, 12(2/3), 134-143. doi:10.1080/15295192.2012.683339... I specifically remember a situation in which...
Problems in the Public School System
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...Apathy Learner apathy in the American public school system may be blamed on a variety of factors. Most students of today have come to put things such as sports and other activities such as T.V watching and going out to be of more importance than an education. Issues from home such as divorce or poverty make the learner unable to learn and compete effectively in the classroom (Long 54-61), plague some students. While educational psychologists have acknowledged these problems as having the potential to impair learning, very little has been done by parents and teachers in trying... Problems in the Public School System Introduction It is the belief of many American Education critics that the major issue...
American Government
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...Apathy among the voters and restricting certain segments of the population from voting is a recipe for political corruption. When a particular segment of the population votes in larger numbers than others, it is represented to a greater degree than others. A democracy is flawed when government officials act in their self interest rather than the publics and when a portion of the populace is served more than others. We cannot be of the people... Voter Turnout Introduction A representative democracy, a republic, demands voter participation to operate as intended, towork on behalf of the people. The more engaged a general public is with the political process, the more equitable the governmental system....
Data Collection
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...apathy and preference to varied communication challenge has made emergency officers face an uphill task when trying to reach out to victims of a disaster. From the information gathered, various recommendations have been put forth, including adoption of social media platforms to enhance communication. Additionally, these recommendations have proposed new state of communication infrastructure that, if adopted, would guarantee minimal interference in case of disasters. References Coombs, W. T., & Holladay, S. J. (2012). The handbook of crisis communication. Chichester, U.K: Wiley-Blackwell. FEMA (2013). Major Management Challenges and Program Risks. Washington: GAO printing press.... DATA COLLECTION What...
Voter Turnout in Local Election
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...apathy should it continue, and propose possible solutions for increasing voter turnout in local elections in the future. There is a wealth of current research looking into possible reasons that local election typically draw such abysmal voter turnout year... ? Voter Turnout in Local Elections Voter Turnout in Local Elections When it comes to media coverage and politics, it is no secret that national elections garner much of the attention. The Presidential election season in the United States, for example has stretched into an almost two year affair, often with non-stop coverage being granted from coast to coast. As such, when local elections come around, many citizens are simply burned out on politics,...
Critique of Memo Paris in The Natural by Bernard Malamud
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...apathy and greed is demonstrated when she is portrayed as a representation of the allure of sex devoid of love. For example, although she is the seductive agent of Judge Gus Sands and is receiving huge amounts of money from him, she deceives Roy that “Judge Gus is just like a daddy to me” (Malamud 113). Generally, the effective use of Memo Paris to construct a major theme of the novel is similar to how the Speakers voice was used to bring out and develop the themes of his play titled the Sonnet... Other (s) Critique of Memo Paris in “The Natural” by Bernard Malamud Memo Paris is one of the major women characters playing a critical role and purpose in the novel “The Natural” by Bernard Malamud....
Cruelty and Splendour are by products of fame and money ( Excess of American Dream)
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...apathy, but also the sufferings of the childhoods of so many who are subjected to pain and distress due to irreparable situations at home.        References: James Merrill, “The Broken Home” from Collected Poems. Copyright © 2001 by James Merrill.... First for which the paper is being written   Cruelty and Splendour are by products of fame and money   James Merril’s “The Broken Home”, is a clear reflection of that which is called the dramatic American Society. Though this poem is actually an autobiographical reflections, it brings forth the ironic distance between parents and children, when they realize that the umbilical cord was finally broken and rather cruelly. It speaks of the orientation of...
Legal Aspects Associated With Performance Management Programs - Part II
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...apathy towards the entire performance management system. But one thing that I am particularly impressed about on your post is the admission that any of these forms of claims or breaches can come with serious cost for all parties. As indicated by quote (year) long periods of litigation and investigations aimed at setting scores between employees and employers can cost the organization precious man hours. It is therefore important that the right things will always be done to avoid any legal tussles. Reference Farndale, E., Hope-Hailey, V., & Kelliher, C. (2011). High commitment performance management: The roles of justice and trust. Personnel Review, 40(1), 523.... LEGAL ASPECTS ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORMANCE ...
Criminal Justice Essay about two Florida Serial Killers
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...apathy. Sigmund’s dual instinct theory is quite applicable in David Gore’s case. Most of Gore’s victims are young girls with no means of defending themselves. He ties them, rapes and slaughters them in the most barbaric way possible. The aggression, masochism and lack of apathy for the kids in Gore’s... THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF THE GORE AND WHITEFIELD CASES Theoretical analysis of the gore and Whitefield cases For years, academics have tried to understand the reasoning of a serial killer. They try to understand why people engage in such an inhuman act, the motivators, and how such deviant behavior can be eradicated. In studying serial killers, academics take three theoretical approaches namely: ...
How to Get More Young People in the UK Involved in Politics?
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...apathy, but alienation from the political system.  A debate in the government and public throws up some interesting findings. It shows that youngsters are “apathetic free – riders “and would like to enjoy the benefits and privileges of citizenship, without doing their primary duty of voting. (Marsh et al., 2007). The reason for this apathy is clearly due to extremely low level of political literacy. This can be corrected by the Government by making... ? How to Get More Young People in the UK Involved in Politics? Dear Sir I have been reading your newspaper for quite some time and am highly impressed by the coverage of news and the analysis of current topics which are of interest to our generation. With...
My hypothesis is How can nutrition help fight depression and boost mood and the corrlation bewtween them
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...apathy, depression. Certain amino acids are required for production of serotonin that influences mood, and adrenalin, dopamine that influence motivation. Salmon, tuna, snapper, shrimps soya bean n turkey are rich sources of tryptophan. Protein rich food like poultry, pork, cheese, eggs and artificial sweetener aspartame has high phenylalanine. Unhealthy junk food cause serious fluctuation in serotonin level, eventually causing depression. Reference Wong Cathy “Natural and herb remedies for depression” Altmedicine.about.com. 26 Oct 2007. Web. 20 July 2011.... ?Mehwish Faheem 22 July How can Nutrition Help Fight Depression and Boost Mood and the Correlation between Them Is depression psychological or...
Meaning of Life
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...apathy. These were the necessary methods that the prisoners would use to cope with the abuse that they received from their supervisors. During this stage, the fear of death was no longer the prisoners’ concern. On the contrary, the part that was most painful was the insults that they received. The prisoners would be given uniforms that were more of rags (Frankl, 7-26). Also, they would be issued with shoes most of which did not fit them. Those who had reported with better shoes had no choice but to give them to the SS guards or risk severe... Meaning of Life Victor Frankl, the of the book Man’s Search for Meaning, lost his entire family in the Nazi’sconcentration camps of the in Germany. The...
Written piece on how to get more young people in the UK involved in politics
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...apathy, but alienation from the political system.  A debate in the government and public throws up some interesting findings. It shows that youngsters are “apathetic free – riders “and would like to enjoy the benefits and privileges of citizenship, without doing their primary duty of voting. (Marsh et al., 2007). The reason for this apathy is clearly due to extremely low level of political literacy. This can be corrected by the Government by making... How to Get More Young People in the UK Involved in Politics? Dear Sir I have been reading your newspaper for quite some time and am highly impressed by the coverage of news and the analysis of current topics which are of interest to our generation. With...
Ethics
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...apathy restricts sound judgement and reasoning Rae Langton argues that Herbert is a Kantian saint, which is a point of view that Kant fails to see. Herbert no longer possesses inclinations, interests or desires thus living in moral apathy as she easily follows the law because she bears no inclinations that can contradict the moral law. Kant explains moral apathy as freedom from feelings of sensuality. Therefore, apathy is not indifference but the state of lacking sensual passions, desires or interests. Kant refers to apathy as bliss, which he defines as a state of complete freedom or independence from desires and inclinations. He says that a person must strive to achieve bliss... ?Shortcomings with...
Children VS Television Programs
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...apathy, sedentary lifestyle, violence and sexual inclination which may not be suitable for children. Certain programs feed children with the misapprehension of a perfect world. The topic is debatable as there are pros and cons of watching television, but by watching adult programs, children... Children VS Television Programs Television has revolutionized the world of information much before the advent of internet. However, today televisionis the most prevalent and popular means of entertainment in every segment of population. Besides providing every individual with the happenings across the world, trends, inventions, discoveries and much more one can imagine, television is also known to generate apathy,...
Seven Characters for Seven Sins of the Modern Society
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...apathy and lack of feeling (14). John Doe punishes Victor’s apathy by tying him to a bed. His literal immobility, or what Summerset calls as his “forced contrition”, represents the idleness of a “sloth”. Furthermore, Victor, embodies uncaring, “minding your own business” attitude of everyman which Doe protests at the end of the movie while he proclaims “there is a deadly sin on every street corner, and we tolerate it.” He also criticizes the lack of social intervention. As Lyman notes “emotionally and cognitively, the evil of Sloth finds [its] expression in a lack of feeling for the world... ? Se7en Characters for Seven Sins of the Modern Society Hollywood no longer lingers in the light, cheerful and...
Why is community policing in minority, ethnic, and immigrant communities crucial to the success of law enforcement in any given city or rural community? Give an example. Reference any sources of information used in your answer, including your textbook.
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...apathy and mistrust and forging meaningful partnerships between law enforcement and the minority and immigrant communities (Bowling & Philips, 2003). The building of trusting relationships is crucial to the reduction of crime and prevention of terrorism. Community policing in minority, ethnic, and immigrant communities is essential to the success of law enforcement... Significance of Community Policing Significance of Community Policing Community policing refers to the collaboration between the police and the community geared at identifying and solving community problems in an effort to enhance the safety and quality of neighbourhoods. Law enforcement agencies have a long and difficult history of...
Mandatory Voting
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...apathy tax" as penalty for not voting could be effective. As Miller states, the current electoral system in the United States is working just as it should. However, there is no doubt that with the current system, voter turnout has been poor. One of the main reasons for this is that citizens do not view voting as being in their own best interests. They reason that there is nothing tangible realized from voting; no strong motive to do so, and consequently, they do nothing. This is, according to John Dean, columnist for Findlaw.com and former counsel to the President... Mandatory Voting Voting is not a static process; it evolves and varies according to various stages in its processes. However, if it ain't...
NCLB
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...apathy manifesting in school elections and local teachers unions destruct school policies from focusing on measurable outcomes. Such forces can only be checked by a neutral national policy set by the federal government. The federal government has also been historically interested with equitable distribution of income and protecting children from marginalized populations whose educational attainment is significantly hurt... Running Head: Involvement by the Federal Government in Setting Education Policy; NCLB. One policy by thefederal government with far reaching implications to schooling in the US is the No Child Left Behind Act 2001. NCLB is particularly concerned with academic performance among student...
contemporary nursing
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...apathies other than the decreased humanities integration in nursing courses. The reason behind this apathy that exists between understanding and implementing this profession is just like teaching and learning nursing. However it is not a matter of political apathy, but a matter of personal involvement and dedication, whose absence today has resulted in factors like lack of concentration of nursing faculty upon nursing students, content-driven faculty and time consuming factors behind... Nursing Critical Assessment ____________ Nursing Critical Assessment ____________ Dated: Oct 21, 2007-10-21 There is no doubt in the fact that today nursing profession is confronted to many indifferences and apathi...
the history of the olympics
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...apathy? The online citizen, Retrieved 07 February 2012from http://theonlinecitizen.com/2010/08/the-youth-olympic- games-why-the-great-apathy/ Patrick, Johnston (Aug 14, 2011) Olympics- Inaugural Youth Olympics Opens In Singapore. Retrieved 07 February. 2012. http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/08/14/olympics-youth- idUSSGE66R03W20100814 Olympic Org. 2008. Youth Olympic Games. (2009). Retrieved from Olympic.org. Retrieved 07 February, 2012 from http://www.olympic.org/content/youth-olympic-games/... it worth hosting the Youth Olympic Games? The Youth Olympic Games has been conceived by the International Olympic Committee in 2007 in order to “inspire young people around the world to...
Arousing Enthusiasm and Motivating People
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...apathy among workers. To this end, Toynbee (1975) elucidates that "Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action." Once an effective enthusiastic spirit is developed at the workplace and employees are well motivated, there are several benefits that can be developed from this situation. In the first place... ?Arousing Enthusiasm and Motivating People Introduction There is no denial that all organizations are set up based on specific goals, aims and missions. Most often than not, organizations are set up to either become profit yielding or to ...
Describe Latene' & Darley (1968) "Bystander Effect) and evaluate psychological research that has tested this effect that has t
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...apathy for this deed. However, what shocked many people is that the crowd did not make an attempt to call police officers or aid in rescuing her. This factor is believed to have fostered Latane and Darley to study this personalistic nature of reaction. More so, Latane and Darley focused mainly on the social forces which drove to the unrealistic... Bystander Effect The “bystander effect” is one of the social psychology effects, which has been explained by Darley and Latane in the book The Unresponsive Bystander: Why Doesn’t He Help? The effect has alluded to several courses of actions and the response that arises from a crowd or a group of people. Therefore, Latane and Darley in “Group Inhibition of...
The Holocaust: Remembering and Becoming Human
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...apathy, escape, resistance, rescue, and the search for meaning. These human stories show that the Jews and other victims themselves had a hard time believing that they were being systematically destroyed, which impeded their reaction for resistance, and that, due... to their atrocious conditions, many concentrated on survival, although thousands were fortunate enough to escape and to get rescued. Resistance, nevertheless, occurred in few concentration camps, while a more spiritual and psychological form of resistance happened for those who searched for meaning during and after the Holocaust. For the great length of the Holocaust, however, several scholars have exposed the...
Internal and External Stakeholders
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...apathy towards public safety also contribute to the communication challenges. John Von Thaden, vice president and general manager, notification systems at Federal Signals, puts this challenge into perspective by highlighting the obstacles encountered by public safety official in their bid to implement ECS solutions. He notes that the general public continue to remain disinterested in efforts rolled out by emergency officials to raise their awareness and preparedness in the wake of a disaster. Undoubtedly, very few Americans are concerned of the emergency numbers that they ought to call in the event of an emergency. Public drills on emergence response are rarely taken serious... their outdated...
Half of a Yellow Sun 258-324 [Chapters 19-24]
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...apathy, and explores the ignorance and arrogance that perpetuate conflicts. Ethnicity, which has been developed in the whole text is also illustrated in this passage, where the Hausa man shouts out that he had finished the Igbo family. It is a subtly erotic passage, though powerful, and it depicts blood-curdling brutality and violence and this catches the reader’s attention to read on and on. The pain, horror and suffering of the Igbo people have been taken away and given them a novelistic importance, and by so doing, develop precisely the intended historical theme of the novel. Work Cited Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Half of a Yellow Sun. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2007. Print.... Half of a Yellow Sun Half...
McDonalds
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...apathy and some... McDonalds The value chain, resources and capabilities through McDonalds Value Chain The firm’s infrastructurehas its strengths and weaknesses. Some of the strengths include the company’s easy recognition of the brand, it is the number one retail, fast food industry, it has best leadership in place, its financial strength is great, and it has intellectual property. The weaknesses include lawsuits, the companies’ image and culture insensitivity. The inbound logistics have their weaknesses and strengths as well. The strengths include the stable economies to scale, they posses and their ability to deliver orders just in time and at the same time, their packaging is sustainable. They use...
world issue: Poverty
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...apathy, and so on. Poverty can also cause severely low self-esteem among individuals, a deadly side-effect that is yet to be measured in practical terms... Poverty and its Many Faces At the World Summit on Social Development organized at Copenhagen in 1995, the United Nations agreed on the definition of poverty as ‘a denial of choices and opportunities’ and ‘a violation of human dignity’ (Gordon 4). These broad concepts of ‘opportunities’ and ‘dignity’ are usually measured, perhaps inadequately so, in economic terms for governmental and other official purposes. However, poverty has psychological, social and cultural ramifications as well that theorists have recently begun to explore more seriously....
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...apathy and who would otherwise believe that the all mighty elected government and the corporate firms are in an invincible position. References Moynihan, C., 17 march 2012. Scores Arrested as the Police Clear Zuccotti Park. The New York Times. 16 October 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012 from http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/17/arrests-made-as-protesters-mark-occupy-wall-streets-six-month-anniversary/... Occupy Wall Street October 16, Occupy Wall Street The past two years have seen a huge increase in public activism as people, common citizens have taken to the streets to protest against corrupt and inefficient governments. Public anger is directed at acquiescent government that seems to work...
Ways in which The Internet Has changed political interactions globally
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...apathy has significantly reduced as many people especially the youth who see the internet as the best tool to use to engage and challenge the government of the day. In conclusion, internet has immensely contributed to global political interactions as it has increased political participation as well as enabling the government to get feedback from the people. Political parties have also been able to register voters and raise funds online hence contributing to democracy and legitimacy of governments in power. Works cited Bimber, Bruce and Davis, Richard. Campaigning Online: The Internet in U.S. Elections. Oxford. Oxford University Press. 2003. Print Clift, Steven....
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...apathy, pain complaints, inappropriate and excessive guilt, difficulty in making decisions and concentrating, irresponsible behaviour, and memory loss. However, the fact that these symptoms are not present in all depressed adolescents may have been the reason they were left out by the author. Works Cited Goodyer, Ian M. The Depressed Child and Adolescent. Cambridge [etc.: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Print. Hammen, Constance. "Adolescent Depression: Stressful Interpersonal Contexts and Risk for Recurrence." Current Directions in Psychological Science. 18.4 (2009): 200-204. Print.... Summary and Comment In Adolescent Depression: Stressful Interpersonal Contexts and Risk for Recurrence, ...
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