The Hairy Ape
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...Ape” Introduction The Hairy Ape, a film produced in July 2, 1944 under the direction of Alfred Santell and produced by Jules Levey belongs to the drama genre. It starred William Bendix (Robert “Yank” Smith), Susan Hayward (Mildred Douglas), John Loder (Second Engineer Tony Lazar), Dorothy Comingore (Helen Parker, Mildred’s rival with Lazar) and Roman Bohnen (Paddy, fireman). Released by in the US by United Artists, it is based on the play written by Eugene ONeill and produced by the Provincetown Players on March 9, 1922 (staged at Provincetown Theatre, New York City). Life of Yank Yank grew up in an impoverished lower class family. From his accounts, he had... ID No. Life of Yank in “The Hairy Ape”...
Western Civilization. History and Background of Evolution.
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...ape theory of Darwin however suggests that apes only grow to four feet and do not live past the age of four years. In an effort to verify this claims, Louis and Mary Leakey carried out archaeological discoveries in Tanzania in the year 1931. They managed to find a complete skull of a sixteen year old at The Old Dubi George. Stage two of the evolution process states man is to live for a period of twenty five years and grow to five feet tall with a brain capacity greater than 700CC. They referred to this creature as the homo habilis since they had 100 teeth and a big... ?Western Civilization History of Evolution The documentation on the history of evolution by Charles Darwin talks about the origin of genus ...
Yank in The Hairy Ape
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...ape like state, where workers are forced into jobs that require nothing but grunting and hard physical labor. Again, despite all of this, he does believe he has found a place to call home. This dream is shattered when Mildred Douglas, a jaded young society woman, visits the stokehole... ?Yank, at the beginning of the play is an ugly, squat, confrontational figure, the leader of all the firemen on board an un d steamship. He glorifies his strength and identifies himself with the machinery he serves. The play conveys a journey of transformations as this brutish, but sensitive low class everyman searches for a way to adapt to the economic, social and cultural realities of the 1920s New York. He does not...
Critical essay: researched exposition on a narrative work.
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...theory and practice. Studies In The Education Of Adults, 43(1), 34-49 William, E. (n.d). The battle of the ape and the crab.... The Battle of the Crab and the Ape, by William Elliot The Battle of Ape and Crab, by William Elliot When a person only thinks of his or her own profit and tries as much as possible to benefit their interest in expense of some people, at the end what is incurred is hatred, disowned and possibly death, like in the case of the ape. The story talks about the relationship that existed between the crab and the ape, which are the main characters from good to bad, which in the end included death. Throughout the liaison, the ape always regarded the crab as an arbitrary creature,...
Criminological Theory
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...ape like characteristics to criminals. According to his theory, criminals were born criminals and contained facial and bodily features alike to apes. The criminals were considered to have big jawbones, high cheekbones, longer arms, larger ears, extra hand fingers and toe fingers, and much more (Gibson, 2002). According to Lombroso, criminals were “vain... Criminological Theory Spring, Question Identify and discuss the basic tenets of the biological, psychological, and sociological perspectivesfor explaining crime. Which of these three categories of theories offers the best explanation for crime, and why? Support your responses. Response: Criminology as a field of study is quite vast and many thought schoo...
Criminology Theory
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...Theory Criminological Theory I. Evolution of Criminological Theory Introduction Criminology refers to the body of knowledge that deals with crime as a social incident. It involves how laws are made, how they are broken, and how people react after the laws are broken. The processes depict a sequence of events that ought to be followed. Criminologists use different methods to study the characteristics of criminals, victims and the crimes committed. Treatment, punishment, and/or prevention of crime are the main components of criminology. Theories allow scholars to make hypotheses, which are tested through empirical research in order to come up with assumptions that make us... ?Running Head: Criminological...
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS
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...APE was unresponsive, and thus businesses never had any incentive to raise prices or output; hence, GDP remained the same too. The APE curve will shift back to its position eventually owing to increased interest rates which curb demand. Same is the case when APE falls; price and output are unaffected. It is only when the ASF, being a vertical line still in classical macroeconomic theory, shifts to the right or left is the price and output of product (GDP) affected. When funding (ASF) increases, interest rates fall which in turn raises APE. The economy will find a new equilibrium ahead of the current GDP, giving an incentive to producers to increase prices (producers in this version... of the...
Darwinism and His Theory of Evolution
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...ape-like human ancestors appeared to be, in practice, just clever fakes. In the course of evolution the very complex processes proceeded, influencing the origin of new species. Darwin understood them in a very simplified form. It is clear now that evolution can not be reduced to natural selection only. Nevertheless, Darwin’s theory is the most scientific of all, currently. But it can not make without serious corrections, it seems. From the perspective of 2009, Darwin’s principal ideas are substantially correct. He did not get everything right. Because he didn’t know about plate tectonics, Darwin’s comments on the distribution of species... Introduction On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural...
Mead's symbolic interaction theory
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...theory, there is the third one, and that is, Planet of the Apes. This was released in 2001. This film seems to be a remake of a popular science film of ages. An American astronaut finds himself amidst a planet where most of its population comprises of apes... Symbolism Theory Symbolism theory In the thought of symbolic interactionist, there exists a difference between human and infrahuman society. In the life of the infrahuman, the determination of cooperation is done physiologically. Simply, the process is a cognitive one since it stems from biological programming and instinct apart from conscious thinking. In the human society, the cooperation is conscious and cognitive. Human cooperation can only be...
The Theory of Gestalt
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...theories of visual perception which attempt to describe how people tend to organize visual elements into groups, using certain elements to perceived, in the end, the whole. The term and concept was later applied by the Perls and Goodman in their Gestalt Therapy studies... ; a thorough understanding and confrontation of the client’s environmental field of experience; and the singularly specific approach of moving the client from analysis to positive, concrete actions. Evolution and Application of Theory Gestalt psychology and therapy fell out of favor with the emergence of cognitive psychology and methods in the mid-1900s. As recently as 1995, however, professionals cognizant...
Darwinism and His Theory of Evolution
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...ape-like human ancestors appeared to be, in practice, just clever fakes. In the course of evolution the very complex processes proceeded, influencing the origin of new species. Darwin understood them in a very simplified form. It is clear now that evolution can not be reduced to natural selection only. Nevertheless, Darwin’s theory is the most scientific of all, currently. But it can not make without serious corrections, it seems. From the perspective of 2009, Darwin’s principal ideas are substantially correct. He did not get everything right. Because he didn’t know about plate tectonics, Darwin’s comments on the distribution of species are not very useful... ?Introduction On the Origin of Species by...
S318-4
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...APE would cause a fall in the rates of interest for restoring the APE to its original position. In the same way fall in the ASF would cause a fall in the prices in order to restore the ASF to its initial position. However, these adjustments take a lot of time and when the changes in prices and rates of interest occur during that time businesses are confronted with high demands. They respond to the situation through increasing their output and employment. This situation is in conformance with the classical theory with the mild surges in the output and employments (Ashby, “Classical Analysis and Policy”). Summary of chapter 14 It is seen...
Micro & Macro economics
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...APE would cause a fall in the rates of interest for restoring the APE to its original position. In the same way fall in the ASF would cause a fall in the prices in order to restore the ASF to its initial position. However, these adjustments take a lot of time and when the changes in prices and rates of interest occur during that time businesses are confronted with high demands. They respond to the situation through increasing their output and employment. This situation is in conformance with the classical theory with the mild surges in the output and employments (Ashby, “Classical Analysis and Policy”). Summary of chapter 14 It is seen...
Option Pricing Theory
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...Theory Abdullahi Warsame al affiliation: London Metropolitan Luiz Vtiello Option Pricing Theory 2.1 Background to the problem Option Pricing Theory is any model or theory used for calculating the value of an option. The Black-Scholes model and the binomial model are the most commonly used option pricing models. These theories have errors because their options are derived from assets. For instance in a company’s stock, time does affect the theories because the process of calculating option pricing takes a long time or is done after several years (Coval, 2001). An option provides the buyer the right to buy or sale the quantity of goods he or she wants at a fixed price known... as the strike...
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS
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...APE was unresponsive, and thus businesses never had any incentive to raise prices or output; hence, GDP remained the same too. The APE curve will shift back to its position eventually owing to increased interest rates which curb demand. Same is the case when APE falls; price and output are unaffected. It is only when the ASF, being a vertical line still in classical macroeconomic theory, shifts to the right or left is the price and output of product (GDP) affected. When funding (ASF) increases, interest rates fall which in turn raises APE. The economy will find a new equilibrium ahead of the current GDP, giving an incentive to producers to increase prices (producers in this version... of the...
Theory
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...theory, Piagets theory and Kohlbergs theory Affiliation: Date: Erickson’s theory of psychosocial development explains in eight stages the impact of social experience which a healthy human will undergo from childhood into adulthood. A person’s personality is built upon completion of these stages whether successively or not, and one carries the identity acquired (beliefs, values, ideals) into the next stage (Miller, 2010). Kohlbergs theory of moral development has six stages that indicate that the ethical behaviour and moral reasoning of a person is fundamentally determined by justice and how they perceive it at different stages in life. Kohlberg determined at each stage... Interrelation between Eriksons...
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...Theory Assessment INTRODUCTION Business environments are constantly changing and pressing businesses to strengthen competitive positions with adaptability. Businesses are also constantly been striving to adopt the performance means for gaining sustained position in market. In the quest of sustainability and lead, many businesses adopted an extra edge in business operations. For instance, Japanese companies have been stringent in following Total Quality Management techniques for driving operational efficiencies. On the other hand, there had been firms polarized towards achieving sustainability with strengthening positioning aspect. Both aspects being significance to...
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...theory. As the name denotes, the cognitive-behavioral theory is a blend of two psychological theories. Behaviorism or behavioral theory was advanced by John B. Watson and B.F. Skinner. (Cherry, 2013) The pair believed that a person’s actions are made in response to what is around them. (McLeod, 2007) Thus, these actions can be studied and changed. Meanwhile, cognitivism or cognitive theory was started by Ulric Neisser. (Neisser, 1967) The idea suggests that the way a person acts is influenced by the way they think. In cognitive-behavioral theory, psychologists intimate... It is a sad fact that abusive behavior has been in society throughout history. Abuse comes in many different forms and may be...
Architecture - Avant Garde Architectural Theory
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...Theory Introduction The topic which will be covered in the analysis will be based on "honest architecture." A research has been done as if to see how the Avant garde new Brutalists achieved a true, brutal, dirty but real honesty in the form of their own architecture and their architectural theory which was aimed by the early modernists but instead of getting success, such architecture and its theory faced a downfall. Avant garde architectural theory and the "New Brutalism" movement will be spotted in the form of a comparison and analysis. Avant garde is a movement, where a group of people come together to perform an action in opposition to a majority... and one piece of text will be analysed....
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...theory and practice, as well as urban planning, in the twentieth century cannot be misjudged. Through the widespread circulation of his building proposals and projects and his comprehensive theoretical effort, practically no other designer has had the same challenging and powerful effect on the treatise of modern architecture. He viewed his theoretical perspectives as an ‘appeal to architects’ (Samuel, 2007, p. 41) which must function as a guide to acknowledging the path to a form of architecture for the modern period. Le Corbusier, the designer, is the re-embodiment of the visual artist Charles... ?Le Corbusier’s Spatial Design Oeuvre Introduction The contribution of Le Corbusier to architectural theory ...
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...Theory al Affiliation A hypothesis is defined as an existing relationship which can be ed to a testbetween two variables (Koch, 1999). One variable must be independent, and the other variable is dependent. A scientific hypothesis is bases on observations made whereas a working is subject to further research (Koch, 1999). Testing a hypothesis Statisticians follow a predetermined process to establish whether to accept or reject a hypothesis (Koch, 1999). The first step involves stating the hypothesis whereby the statistician states the null and the alternative hypothesis. Hypothesis are stated, in a way, that makes them mutually exclusive, that is, if one is acceptable or...
Do Talking Gorillas and Signing Chimpanzees and Bonobos Have Rights and What Distinguishes Them from Human Rights?
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...ape family are able to make a number of signs to express their desires and emotions. This is similar to the words and signs used by human beings for communication purpose. Bekoff (2010), states that “Some of the reports by ape language researchers suggest that nonhuman great apes may be remarkably creative in producing new signing combinations” (p.307). The research works based upon the sign language used by apes prove that they are special among the animals because they make use of signs as the medium of communication and are able to improve the same. On the other... ?Critical Thinking: Do talking gorillas and signing chimpanzees and Bonobos have rights and what distinguishes them from Human Rights? The ...
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...theory has different meanings in different contexts. In everyday life ‘theory’ means an opinion, a guess, a hunch. However, it is not that way in science. According to Gordana Dodig – Crnkovic (2001), “science is the systematic study of the properties of the physical world, by means of repeatable experiments and measurements, and the development of universal theories that are capable of describing and predicting observations. Statements in science must be precise and meaningful, such that other people can test them (in order to establish “universality”)” (p.6). Correspondingly, theory is science is a logical and mathematical explanation, a framework describing the relations between phenomena...
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...Theory Theory: a) Key Concepts The basis of this theory, as discovered by Albert Ellis-the founder of ‘cognitive-behavioral therapy’, revolves around the fact that people’s emotional functioning are directly related to their beliefs. Thus, self-defeating behaviors result from irrational beliefs, which make the people feel angry, depressed and full of anxiety. This provides the natural reflection of human nature. Basic Philosophy The values involved in the basic philosophy of this theory include Self and social interest and self-direction. It also involves acceptance of life’s ambiguity, while having flexible... attitude. The tolerance of others’ viewpoints and open attitude towards change...
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...Theory Theory Evidence-based practice (EBP) avails to the nursing fraternity ways of using evidence that has been proven scientifically and appraised critically in their day to day decision-making and delivering of quality healthcare to their clients. This is achieved by implementing the most current methods of providing primary care aiming at improving the safety and health of clients in a cost-effective fashion for the clients as well as the healthcare system (Yoder-Wise, 2012). It is through EBP that primary care nursing delivers not only scientifically sound but also socially acceptable services that are accessible universally. This paper will examine...
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...Theory 1 Explain the physical principle of the tools for: a. SP log The Spontaneous Potential log is sensitive to electrical charge. In this same regard, it functions by measuring electrical potentials between depths in oil boreholes together with a voltage exhibited on the surface. Hydrocarbon suppression reduces the response which can be realized by the SP log. b. GR log The Gamma Ray log uses gamma radiation to measure the characteristics of rocks or sediments in a well. It functions well even in steel or concrete walls because of it being sensitive. c. Density log This type of log is majorly attributed to its sensitivity to porosity. This is the property which enables...
Essay topic Option Pricing Theory (Finance)
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...Theory Abdullahi Warsame al affiliation: London Metropolitan Luiz Vtiello Option Pricing Theory 2.1 Background to the problem Option Pricing Theory is any model or theory used for calculating the value of an option. The Black-Scholes model and the binomial model are the most commonly used option pricing models. These theories have errors because their options are derived from assets. For instance in a company’s stock, time does affect the theories because the process of calculating option pricing takes a long time or is done after several years (Coval, 2001). An option provides the buyer the right to buy or sale the quantity of goods he or she wants at a fixed price known... as the strike...
Comparison of the Multitired World within a World in "The Hairy Ape" by Eugine O'Neil and "The Wasteland" by T.S.Eliot
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...Ape” by Eugene O’Neill and “The Wasteland” by T S Eliot Eugene O’Neill’s play, “The Hairy Ape,” tells the story of Yank, a laborer on a luxury cruise ship, whose sense of self importance strips him of his basic humanity and becomes the cause of his doom. “The Wasteland” by T S Eliot, on the other hand, narrates the post World War social conditions, through many distorted images in multiple settings. Both these works of literature are notable for their portrayal of human life and misery through a multi-tiered world within a world as their settings to achieve impact on the audience. By doing so, these works illustrate the pathetic... ?A Comparison of the Multitiered World within a World in “The Hairy Ape”...
Language Evolution and Syntactic Theory
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...Theory Word Count: 10,000 In the opening section Language Evolution and Syntactic Theory, Anna Kinsella begins by contextualizing the study of evolutionary linguistics. She discusses language as an essential element of being human and identifies as one of the essential questions of linguistics, "why [is] languagean ability specific to our species"1 She further breaks the study of linguistics down into four distinct investigative categories. These will be discussed forthwith. The first category is the investigation into the nature of coming to be a language user. Specifically, she speaks of what background knowledge is required... A Book Report On Anna R. Kinsella's Language Evolution and Syntactic...
The Decrease in the APE, a Decrease in the ASF and a Sudden Rise in GDP Demonstrated Graphically
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...APE, a decrease in the ASF and a sudden rise in GDP. After the funding adjustment process is over, all three will lead to a situation characterized by excess supply of output: APE
Are humans unique?
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...Ape Genius” delves in to the dynamics of the genetic relationship between human beings and apes that also forms the basis of the theory that human beings had in fact evolved from apes. Though, the theory continues to be scrutinized by the society, it still cannot be denied that chimpanzees have great deal in common with human beings. Recent researches and observation of these primates have clearly shown that and is compiled in the documentary. The researchers discuss the theory of the ‘Triangle’, which is a term used to refer... Are human beings unique? After watching the hour long documentary, my mind was indeed invaded by questions regarding the uniqueness of our species. The PBS documentary titled...
Discussion
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...Theory of Evolution challenged this that there was no such thing as creation but rather evolution of the specie that involves natural selection or survival of the fittest. From that single atom in a pond until life developed to what we know of it today eliminating in the process those who are not fit survive. Above all, it would be too dangerous to float the idea during Darwin’s time that man started as an Ape and only became man due to evolution. That idea would surely catch the ire of the powers that be which is the Church guaranteeing the stake to those who will ally with Darwin which explains nobody except Darwin pursued the Theory of Evolution.... The main reason why nobody aside from Charles...
Theory of Evolution and Evidence for Natural Selection
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...Theory of Evolution and evidence for natural selection The term “evolution” in biology refers to the process through which plants, animals and otherliving organisms changed over time. It is the foundation for modern biological theories. By examining layers of rock and soil which are also known as “strata”, researchers have found fossils which are evidence of plants and animals which lived long ago but are not found anywhere in the world today. By examining these fossils closely, it has been discovered that the greater the age of the fossil, the more is it different from the living beings found today. More recent is a fossil, more is the resemblance to...
Is it reasonable to conclude that aggression is an inevitable and inescapable part of our lives? Discuss with reference to psychological theory and research.
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...theory and research.] The aggressiveness of man is one of the main subjects of the philosophical and theological attempts at explaining human nature. There are psychologists, Sigmund Freud among them, who maintain that aggression is a human instinct and that to be aggressive is natural. This paper will explore this proposition and finally answer the question whether it is reasonable to conclude that aggression is indeed inevitable and inescapable part of human life. Theoretical Basis Thomas Hobbes, in his classic political philosophy Leviathan, described... immensely, taking particular note on man’s capacity for mayhem and slaughter. On psychological perspective, there are numerous...
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...ape-like jaw. 3. How does Charles Darwin fit in to the story of the forgery? In lieu of his theory of evolution, Charles Darwin drafted a sketch of the hypothetical theory... Piltdown man: The Earliest Englishman Part I What object was initially found at the Piltdown site? Who found it? Charles Dawson initially found a specimen of Piltdown man – fragments of chocolate brown thick human skull bones, fossilized hippopotamus, early elephant teeth, and crude flint tools. 2. What did Charles Dawson claim he noticed about the skull? Charles Dawson noticed that the cranium was broken and mixed with the gravel before workmen noticed any part of it. It has also a human-like structure that was combined with the ap...
Hominins
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...ape-man to the upright man. The film also captures the main points such as stone tool manufacture, meat eating, extended childhood, and bipedalism. The development stages start with an Afarensis, Lucy, also called the “First Ancestor.” The ape was the first primate to walk on two legs. Lucy’s societies engage in leadership conflict. The film focuses on the bipedality of the species. The second species is “Blood Bothers” that mainly dominates East Africa. The species consists of Homo habilis, Paranthropus boisei, and Homo rudolfensis. The third species... Walking with Caveman The evolution story shows the development of human beings using representative members. It describesthe characteristics of...
How do consumers engage with fashion, textiles or jewellery as a routine aspect of everyday life? Examine this question with reference to appropriate theory/theories and examples
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...Theories Related to Consumers’ Engagement with Fashion The need to understand the consumer’s engagement with fashion has given rise to psychographics, which attempts to understand their attitudes, values and opinions about fashion... CONSUMERS’ ENGAGEMENT WITH FASHION By Introduction This paper examines the consumers’ engagement with fashion, jewellery, and textiles as a routine aspect of their day-to-day lives. Fashion can be defined as a popular practice or style related to clothing, accessories, footwear, body piercing, accessories and even furniture. It is a habitual and distinctive trend in the style of people’s dressing. The fashion industry is one that will never lack consumers as people want to...
A Theme In Human Evolution
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...theories that communities use to explain the origin of man including the religious teachings (Green, 9). Scientifically, the modern man is believed to have gradually evolved from the ancient apes-like creatures and shares certain features with these animals. Taxonomists classify man in the same family with apes like chimpanzees, gorilla, and orangutans. There are fossil evidences that have provided the research scientists with enough proofs of the process of evolution in various organisms (MacKenzie, Arwine & Shewan, 293). The early man depended on wild fruits and vegetations for food. They had large jaws and teeth for this function. The...
Nursing theory
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...Theory Nursing Theory Taylor, S. G., Geden, E., Isaramalai, S., & Wongvatunyu, S.(January 01, 2000). Orems self-care deficit nursing theory: its philosophic foundation and the state of the science. Nursing Science Quarterly, 13, 2, 104-10. This is an article which talks and discusses in detail about the nursing theory given by the famous nursing theorist Dorothea Orem. The article initially discusses in general the nursing theory presented by Dorothea Orem. This nursing theory presented by Orem also known as the Orem Model of Nursing, is a widely used theory in the field of practical nursing. The article informs the readers about how this theory by Dorothea Orem has been effectively used... Nursing...
Nursing Theory
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...Theory critique and development due: Theory critique and development are imperative because they form a strong basis for the advancement of the nursing profession. This is evident from the book written by Meleis (2011), in which the author states ‘theory development and evaluation are continuous, dynamic and cyclical procedures’ and they work hand in hand. Theory evaluation process consists of concept analysis, theory critique, description, theory support and theory testing. Theory evaluation is the core of theory development (p. 203). Theory critique consists of various criteria for instance consistency, simplicity/complexity, clarity, diagrams teleology and tautology. Tautology looks... ...
Nursing Theory
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...Theory due: I agree with Becky Samitt that nursing theory in research assists nursesin discovering new knowledge. According to Artinian, Giske & Cone (2009), the grounded theory founded by Barney G. Glaser and Anselm Strauss was used to investigate patients dying in California hospitals (p. xv). The Glaserian grounded theory is an inductive qualitative methodology that permits the researcher to identify the main problem of a group of persons and the behaviors they use to solve their main problem; thus, this theory applies to research. In this theory the main assumptions are: 1) the fundamental concern and core category will emerge with consistent use of the theory, 2) the social organization...
Theory Tables
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...THEORIES PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY Key figures- most influential people in this theory include Sigmund Freud, Key concepts of personality formation-Sigmund Freud contributed in the development of psychodynamics through describing different processes found in the mind as psychological energy flows. Explanation of disorder personality- This theory entails the interrelationship of the parts of psyche, mind, or personality and their emotional, mental and motivational relationship with a greater focus on the unconscious part. Divided into two parts, the mental forces have greater involvement in psychodynamics. These two parts...
Communication theory
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...Theories A lot of management communication theories have been proposed. Of all, I particularly find the communication accommodation theory and the theory of narrative paradigm most rational and useful in everyday communication. The communication accommodation theory investigates the results of shift in the communication styles of two speakers. While communicating with each other, people tend to adjust their style of speech with a view to facilitating communication. Divergence and convergence are the two ways in which this is achieved. Divergence is commonly made use of by groups which take pride in their race as a means of highlighting the identity. When powerless... 20 July, Management Communication...
Queer Theory.
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...Theory Introduction It is undoubtedly true that our society has become more accepting of homosexuals over the years. Part of this may be attributed to the fact that there has been an ever evolving studies that has focused upon gay and lesbian issues, which has been evolving since the 1970s, which is when gay and lesbian issues began to take their place in the fore of societal consciousness. Still, gay and lesbian studies has not taken over sociology to where it has become a major part of study. Rather, it has been compartmentalized and put into a small part of sociology. Mainly, it has been studied in the context of other studies, such as culture, gender and sexuality. Queer theory... is...
Graph theory
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...Theory Introduction Graph theory refers to a branch of Mathematics that deals with a network of points that are connected by lines (Biggs 122). The concept of graph theory begun in problems pertained to recreational Mathematics. However, as noted by Biggs (122), it has developed into an essential area of mathematical research with several applications in physical, biological, and natural sciences. Importantly computer science essentially depends on concepts of graph theory. The historical development of graph theory can traced back to the year 1735, when Leonhard Euler a Swiss Mathematician developed a...
Theory Testing
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...Theory Testing Theory Testing Nursing concepts are health practices identified by patients, families or nurses in a specific setting meant to address particular comfort needs for patients. The health care practices can range from physiological, financial, social, psychological and spiritual nursing. According to comfort theory, these practices influence a patients’ recovery system. Additionally, they are responsible for the rate of recovery. Health specialists consider age, past experience, attitude, support system and emotional state when offering services. The basic principles in comfort theory are offering a holistic...
Expectancy theory
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...Theory Expectancy theory attempts to explain the reasons behind an individual opting for one behavioral option over the rest. The theory argues that individuals will draw motivation from the belief that their decision brings desired outcome. Expectancy theory is anchored on three pillars that include expectancy, instrumentality and valence. Expectancy is the belief that efforts contribute to improved performance. The theory is observed in the belief that hard work leads to greater success (Redmond 1). Many factors influence expectancy. Firstly, availability of correct resources is crucial. Secondly, possession of skills required for a job also plays a fundamental role. Thirdly, having... Expectancy...
Structural Functional Theory & Conflict Theory
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...Theory & Conflict Theory Structural functional theory is a theory used to simply the functionality of society as a complex system. This complex system works best in order to promote a foundation that is stable and has solidarity. Conflict theory is a social science that points out the social, political and other certain factors of a certain group (Johnson, 2008). Conflict theories intrinsically criticize the social system, pointing out the general contrast in ideologies. The two have different methods of explaining the stereotyping, deviance, and ethnocentrism of society. Structural functionalism is mainly focused on the team building and the factors that make a community... Structural Functional Theory...
Contingency Theory
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...Theory Contingency Theory: Science or Technology? Contingency theory is seen as a dominant and rational approach especially at the structural level of analysis in organization theory and design, and this theory assumes that the environment in which an organization undertakes its activities plays a leading role in how the organization organizes its operations and itself. Studies reveal that there is a link between the features of the environment and that of an organization, and this is referred to as ‘fit’ which enhances the performance of the organization (Betts, 2011). Arguably, contingency theory can be categorized as both science and technology. Science is a process of inquiry... ? Contingency Theory...
Nursing Theory
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...Theory due: The grand theory in my opinion that can be applied to research is Newman’s theory of health as expanding consciousness (Peterson & Bredow, 2009). This philosophy of health as expanding consciousness is founded on: 1) A unitary, ever changing view, 2) Pattern, as an identifier of wholeness, and, 3) Transformative developing as a process of change The theory has one assumption that life is a process of expanding consciousness. Consciousness is described as a unitary pattern of data that is inclusive related to the wholeness of the universe and that supply an unlimited repertoire of possible action and infinite capacity to love (Picard & Jones, 2005). This theory finds its... ...
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