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Three Immigrant Types in Mukherjee's Jasmine

- Three Immigrant Types in Mukherjee's Jasmine       The complex journey of immigration and the hardships immigrants undergo are common themes in Bharati Mukherjee's writings. The author, an immigrant herself, tries to show the darker side of immigration, especially for Hindu women, that is not often portrayed in other immigrant narratives. In the novel, Jasmine Mukhedee uses three types of immigrants to show how different the hardships of adhering to life in an adopted country can be. Her main immigrant characters fall mainly into three categories: the refugee, the hyphenated immigrant, and the chameleon....   [tags: Jasmine Essays]

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Desh and Videsh: Be/Longingness in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine

- ... The story of Jasmine is the story of dislocation, nostalgia, longing for original home and re-establishing connections with its past through reminiscences. The novel opens with an astrologer’s prediction about Jyoti’s widowhood and exile. “ Lifetimes ago, under a banyan tree in the village of Hasnapur, an astrologer cupped his ears- his satellite dish to the stars- and foretold my widowhood and exile”(1). Undeterred by the prophesy, she continues her life and gets married to Prakash Vijh. Prakash wants her to become a modern city woman and as he aids her in her transformation from ‘Jyoti’ to ‘Jasmine’....   [tags: Indian diaspora, story analysis]

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Bharti Mukherjee's Jasmine: An Innovative Diasporic Representation

- Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine: an Innovative Diasporic Representation Diasporic literature reflects challenges, aspirations and anxieties of a person who migrates to a new land. The first generation of all immigrants always suffers from a broad sense of nostalgia, and the first generation immigrants tend to cling strenuously together in order to preserve their cultural, religious and linguistic identity. Preserving their identity is one of their chief concerns. (Anand viii) The understanding of migration and existing in a Diaspora have aroused active engagement in Postcolonial literature, criticism and theory....   [tags: Indian born Canadian-American novelist]

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Analysis of Identity in Jasmine

- The novel Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee is an incredible story about the transformation and life experiences of a Panjabi girl from India. The life of Jyoti is told from her point of view when she is twenty-four years old, and pregnant with the baby of Bud Ripplemeyer, a crippled banker who is more than twice Jyoti’s age. During the span of two months in Iowa, Jyoti narrates her biographical experiences in Punjab and in America as she strives to become independent. Jasmine illustrates that when one’s relationships go through changes, it will impact one’s identity....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Bharati Mukherjee]

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Exposing the Real Jasmine

- The prominent characteristic of postcolonial writing is the incorporation of writing back or rewriting history into the narrative from the point of view of the colonized. Postcolonial narratives speak out and attempt to expose the injustices of dominant culture often within their own cultural system. Within this framework, many female authors give agency to the once silenced female voice of the colonized. By employing their own narratives, many postcolonial female authors demystify the prescribed ideologies thrust upon them by a patriarchal culture while at the same time expressing their own sense of loss of cultural identity....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters

- Generally, in the depiction of the immigrant woman’s negotiations with the New World, Bharati Mukherjee’s treatment of the past spacetime becomes crucial. Usually, her novels portray the past spacetime as a circumscribing space that must be escaped in order to (re)construct identity. For instance, in Wife, Mukherjee depicts Dimple’s inability to escape from the past as an inability to transform into an American individual who has the agency to define her self. On the other hand, in Jasmine, the protagonist almost completely rejects her past and her Indianness to facilitate her transformation and assimilation in America....   [tags: Desirable Daughters Essays]

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- Jasmine Bharati Mukherjee was born on July 27, 1940 in Calcutta, India. (Pradhan ) She was born into a wealthy family, which assisted her in her dream of becoming a writer. She lived in India, Europe, the United States, and Canada. Migrating to these countries that are so different from her place of birth enabled her to write very powerful novels on immigrant experiences. Mukherjee’s novels focus on exploring the migration and the feeling of alienation that is experienced by these immigrants....   [tags: essays papers]

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Dilemma of Immigrants in America

- In the essay, “American Dreamer” by Bharati Mukherjee, Mukherjee writes about the problems of immigrants nowadays. Because of her families religious tradition, Mukherjee is confined by her permanent identity in her own culture, “a Hindu Indian’s last name announced his or her forefathers’ caste and place of origin…a Mukherjee could only be Brahmin from Bengal…my identity was viscerally connected with ancestral soil and genealogy” (Mukherjee 1). From her attitude towards her identity, Mukherjee does not want to confine by the Hindu tradition....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Bharati Mukherjee]

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journeyhod Journey Motif in Heart of Darkness and Jasmine

- Journey Motif in Heart of Darkness and Jasmine       In Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine, the physical journey represents the setting for the psychological journey that both main characters undergo. Each stage of the journey is correlated to an emotional insight, and the implications are great enough to incur a change in the protagonists' lives. Through the discovery of distant lands and foreign ideas, Marlow and Jasmine are prompted to look internally to find the answers to their questions....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Chaos of the Melting Pot: Multiculturalism in Bharati Mukherjee’s Fiction

- Bharati Mukherjee has distinguished herself among the ground-breaking novelists in the genre of diasporic Indian literature. Her account of the experience of the diaspora and its effect upon women provide the readers with an insight into the lives of South-Asians who currently reside in the United States. This paper aims to study how Bharati Mukherjee has captured the chaos of the Melting Pot about the Indian immigrant experiences in America in her short stories and novels. The longing for the security of home and comfort of their own culture creates a conflict known only to those born in the third world, burdened with the choice of living in the West....   [tags: cultural diversity, ethnic societies]

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The Managment Of Grief By Bharati Mukherjee And Jhumpa Lahiri

- Cultures and Heart, Worlds Apart Bharati Mukherjee and Jhumpa Lahiri both reflect the effects distance can have, not only on a person, but also their views and belief system in their stories, “The Managment of Grief” and “Interpreter of Maladies”. In “The Managment of Grief” Mukherjee writes from the perspective of a recently widowed Indian woman by the name of Shalia, who doesn 't know how to react to the deaths of her family. She contemplates on whether she will follow the trail of tradition or pave herself a path in the new world order....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Bharati Mukherjee, Marriage]

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The Class Jasmine

- ... The number of calories she was consuming before the food tracker assignment was too much for her age and height. When looking at a person’s diet carefully they can monitor what they place in their body. Knowing what is going into the body is a great way to keep up with how many calories is consume daily. Keeping track of meals like breakfast, lunch, and dinner can prevent over eating or obesity. Jasmine was not doing that before the class and she was causing herself to over eat a lot. Health problems can be cause by unhealthy eating....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes mellitus, Food]

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Application Of Recommendation For Jasmine M. Mclean

- To Admissions Committee: It is with great pleasure that I enthusiastically submit this letter of recommendation for Jasmine M. McLean, in support of her application for admission to your advance standing MSW program. Throughout the 2 years of knowing Jasmine, I had the pleasure of witnessing the personal and professional growth; as she increasingly becomes more dedicated to the field of social work. As the department’s Coordinator of Field Education and Instructor, I’ve had the privilege to have Jasmine in my Field I and II courses....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Hartford, Connecticut]

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Jasmine Jones As A Single Parent Young Adult With Children

- Jasmine Jones is a 23 year old African American female from Atmore, Alabama. Jasmine is a single mother of two and pregnant with her third child. Jasmine left her dads house after an abusive relationship with him. Jasmine is now homeless and lost temporary custody of her children. Jasmine has been arrested several times and is currently on probation. Jasmine was warned if her disruptive behavior continues, she would lose her spot on the list at housing first. “…. I have nowhere else to go. I don’t get along with my mother because her recent husband raped me and I’m mad at her…” A list of Jasmine problem areas is: 1. Jasmine is currently homeless and need somewhere to live....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Addiction, Physical abuse]

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Identity Crisis

- The major concept of “American Dreamer” is about the identity of immigrants. Mukherjee says, it an “identity crisis” which “one’s identity was fixed, derived from religion, caste, patrimony, and mother tongue”. Because of her families religious tradition, Mukherjee is embittered by her permanent identity in her own culture, “a Hindu Indian’s last name announced his or her forefathers’ caste and place of origin…a Mukherjee could only be Brahmin from Bengal…my identity was viscerally connected with ancestral soil and genealogy”....   [tags: Immigration, Religion, Culture]

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The General Idea Of Siddhartha Mukherjee 's Paper `` Fighting Chance ``

- ... They can’t be recruited for an applied research project… [For them], curiosity-driven research isn’t just the best way to do research; it’s the only way.” However, both Mukherjee’s assertions about populations and Bush’s plan ignore an important aspect of humans as a population—that they are inherently curious creatures. Bush’s thinking as Mukherjee interprets it, that “people would never grasp the true value of basic science,” seems almost unfounded. If the individuals that compose a population are inherently curious—with Collier and the “hundreds of eccentrics like him,” serving as the extreme cases of this, but the phenomena being observed amongst more average members of the popula...   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Science]

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The Management Of Grief And Interpreter Of Maladies By Bharati Mukherjee And Jhumpa Lahiri

- ... In India, culture, tradition, and religion have an influence in every aspect of life from the food they eat, how they greet one another, and even how they marry. To Native Indians, there isn 't much that 's more important to them than their family and their culture, as shown by Mr. Kapasi 's surprise at the standoffish attitude of the Das parents(Lahiri, 450). The Das come from America where there is much less emphasis placed on family values and togetherness. The mother, Mrs. Das blatantly ignores her children, focusing instead on painting her fingernails(Lahiri, 451)....   [tags: Culture, Western culture, Western world, India]

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Sexism And Its Portrayal Of Women By Disney 's Aladdin

- ... Typically in their arab culture a woman is required to be married in her youth, according to the laws of the land and the patriarchy. In the times that this movie was set in (early 1900’s) women were not yet deemed as human beings, contributing to the particularly oppressive behaviours that occurred towards woman. This demonstrates that a woman’s value is associated with money. Furthermore, once her looks fade she will be deemed useless. This patriarchal dominance is best depicted in the scene in which a potential suitor storms out of his meeting with Jasmine and proclaims, “I’ve never been so insulted....   [tags: Gender, Marriage, Princess Jasmine, Woman]

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Comparing Bharati Mukherjee's The Tenant and Susan Minot's Lust

- Comparing Bharati Mukherjee's The Tenant and Susan Minot's Lust       The protagonists in both Bharati Mukherjee's "The Tenant" and Susan Minot's "Lust" are extremely promiscuous; both have many sexual relationships with little emotional involvement and no commitment. While the two protagonists display many of the same behaviors and often have similar motivations, their reasoning and reactions sometimes differ. "The Tenant" and "Lust" offer two different perspectives into the social expectations that would lead someone to be so irresponsible with their relationships....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Marriage to Morbidity : Women in Anita Desai’s Cry,the Peacock and Bharathi Mukherjee’s Wife

- The predicament of women, their institutional subjection and freedom have been the major concerns of Indian women novelists since the 1960s. Their initial attempts were to challenge the ideal of the traditional, oppressed women in a culture permeated by religious images of virtuous goddesses devoted to their husbands. Gradually however, women writers have moved away from the stereotypical portrayals of enduring self-sacrificing women towards psychically perturbed female characters searching for identity, asserting their individuality and defying marriage and motherhood....   [tags: Indian Literature]

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Exploring the Implications, the Outcry and the Outcome of Marriage in Bharati Mukherjee’s Miss New India

- ... (7) Anjali explains her about her sister’s arranged marriage which fails and Sonali, a divorcee, lives as a single mother with her four years daughter (Piyali) in Patna working as a secretary in an office: The bridegroom was discovered too late, to be a heavy drinker and philanderer. But when Sonali has finally got up her nerve to institute divorce proceedings, their father turned against her for wreaking on the Bose family, the public shame of divorce... A divorced single mother supporting herself and her four year daughter by working long days as an office typist....   [tags: issues of marriage in a typical indian fmaily]

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Facing Our Modern Day Grendel, a Recommendation of The Emperor of All Maladies: The Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

- In recommending an award winning, non-fiction text for our English class, I decided to base my selections on the following personal criteria: the texts should be appealing, informative, engaging and life transforming to readers. Based on these personal criteria along with those given by our instructor, I came up with the following top three picks; The first text is Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys And The Dawn Of a New America, by Gilbert King. The second text is The Year of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, by Saul Friedländer and my third pick is, The Emperor of All Maladies: The Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee....   [tags: award winning non-fiction texts]

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Tests on the Medical Effectivness of Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee

- ... Good dose-dependent effects were obtained in most of these tests, except in the hot plate test and the acetic acid-induced Evans blue leakage test. These findings suggested that the aqueous extract of P. Younghusbandii, abundance with iridoid glycosides and phenylethanoid glycosides, has significant antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities. Keywords:Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee; Iridoid glycoside; phenylethanoid glycosides; Antinociceptive activity; Anti-inflammatory activity Abbreviations: AEPY, Aqueous extract of Phlomis Younghusbandii Mukerjee HPLC, High performance liquid chromatography; LD50, Median lethal dose; ERP, Edema Ratio Phlomis YounghusbandiiMukerjee is a pere...   [tags: anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, phenylethanoid]

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Women Empowerment: A Critical Study of Bharati Mukherjee's Wife

- In the novel, the main female character named Dimple Dasgupta breaks the traditional notion of an Indian wife. She is shown in the novel as a vibrant person but with a sort of mental aberration or apathy. Even while she was unmarried, she nurtured number of fixations such as the nature of husband she is going to have, the manner in which her marriage is going to take place and the kind of married life she is going to lead …etc. All her dreams and aspirations about her married life get shattered....   [tags: indian culture, indian wife, dimple dasgupta]

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Character Identification: Hiding from a poisoned memory (Circle)

- Character Identification: “Hiding from a poisoned memory” (Circle) Characters from different sources of literature can often be linked together and seem to have the same feelings, background, moral standing, or struggles. They may experience the same hardships, driving them to suffering, which other characters in literature encounter. In the book Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee, the main character was told from the age of seven the hardships she would encounter in her lifetime (Mukherjee 3). Pecola, from The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, experiences rape by her father and the miscarriage of their child....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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Cell Components : Specimen Preparation

- Cell components seen Specimen preparation Illumination Image formation Magnification Resolution “The minimum distance two points can be apart and still be distinguished as two separate points” Task 2- Jasmine Mukerjee A- Rough endoplasmic reticulum B- Golgi apparatus C- Mitochondrion Task 4- Jasmine Mukerjee A.) A1- Hydrophilic phospho-glycerol head A2- Hydrophobic, non-polar fatty a...   [tags: DNA, Cell, Mitosis, Osmosis]

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India 's ' Satan Let Loose Upon Earth '

- ... One of the natives says, “If the religion of a Hindoo or Mussalman is lost, what remains in the world?” (95), which shows that the natives were willing to stick together and defend their country from EIC power, even though the Hindu and Muslim religions are two separate entities. It is also noteworthy that Mukherjee relates that some of the natives even tried to coexist peacefully with the EIC. When one native, Nana Sahib, tried to inherit what was left for him in a will, the EIC denied him....   [tags: Indian Rebellion of 1857, British Raj, Kanpur]

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Relationship Between Women And Women

- Seemingly opposite farmer’s wife Annie, and mentally unstable Jasmine have much in common in regards to their marital dynamics. Annie, in Field of Dreams, and Jasmine of Blue Jasmine are both upper class mothers and wives. Jasmine is the Upper East Side jet setting rich. While Annie and her husband are both college educated and were able to buy a farm outright. What makes the two woman most similar is that they each sacrifice power for patronage, as Risman would say. McRobbie argues that women should find a husband that considers them equal....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Working class, Middle class]

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The Social Conflict Theory, By Karl Marx And C. Wright Mills

- Within Aladdin, there are themes of stratification, stereotyping, and discrimination. “Stratification occurs when members of a society are categorized and divided into groups, which are then placed in a social hierarchy” (Ferris). Race, gender, class, age, or other characteristics are the categorized qualities predominantly. Aladdin mainly focuses on issues relating to class and gender. Stereotyping occurs throughout the movie and can be defined as, “the judging of others based on preconceived generalizations about groups or categories of people” (Ferris)....   [tags: Sociology, Social stratification, Social class]

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Structural Functionalism And Social Conflict Theory

- ... A society is made up of people who live in the same community and share a culture. b. Agrabah is a society because it is made up of people who share a common location and culture. 3. Language: a. System of communication that uses symbols. b. The characters use language in order to communicate with each other. 4. Expressive leader: a. A leader that focuses on the emotional wellbeing of others. b. The Sultan worries more about the emotional state of his people and daughter more than the rules....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Achieved status]

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Mahatma Ghandi's Views and Opinions of the Rama

- ... He always did his duty, and what he considered to be right. Therefore, a true satyagrahi will have good dharma, and Rama represents the ultimate satyagrahi. The Ramayan had at least 2 revivals in the last hundred years, the first was when Mahatma Gandhi described an ideal polity and just rule as Ramrajya (Vajpeyi 2011: 2). This was when Ghandi was criticizing British colonialism. He gets his views from his portrayal of Rama because he perceives Rama as the Supreme Being. “I must say that the independence of my dream means Ramayana, i.e....   [tags: ahimsa, hinduism, evil]

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The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and The Beast

- ... The classic tale of The Little Mermaid is gives strong evidence as to how the basis of a fairytale essentially lies within the occurrence of a magical transformation. The importance of magical transformation is also present in the enchanting saga of Aladdin. Aladdin is an illicit, street-rat whom is, perhaps, the most wanted criminal in Agrabah by the federals. Due to his meagre circumstances, Aladdin relies on robbery as his means of survival. After narrowly escaping the wrath of the police, he comes across Jasmine, a disguised runaway princess....   [tags: magical transformation]

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Disney and Traditional Stereotypes

- A little girl sits on the floor with her gaze fixed on the television screen in front of her, watching magical images dance before her eyes and catchy songs flow through her ears. Even though she had seen it at least twenty times before, she still loved The Little Mermaid just as much as she did the first time she watched it. As she watched it, she longed to be a beautiful mermaid with a curvy body and wonderful singing voice like Ariel. She longed to be saved by the handsome Prince Eric, and fall in love and live happily ever-after like Ariel did....   [tags: Gender Roles, Female Characteristics]

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Aladdin: A Glorified Depiction of the Middle East

- A Disney feature animation is a classic piece of children’s entertainment, but also possesses poisonous stereotypes. Edward Said’s Theory of Orientalism examines the idea that the West has created a homogeneous view of the Orient in the animated feature film, Aladdin. The film unfolds through the eyes of a kind-hearted thief named Aladdin, who dreams of a life of riches. As Aladdin continues to pursue a life of prosperity, three powerful, stereotypical themes permeate the film: gender, culture, and ethnicity....   [tags: Gender Roles, Racial Stereotypes]

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My Father Is The Most Sincere Gentlemen

- ... So Jasmine, what is your earliest memory?” She closed her eyes and thought for a couple of minutes, she looked like she was lost in her imagination, she opened her eyes and smiled, “ It was the day, when I was about five years and I got really sick with the flu and I had to go to the emergency room. My fever was around 102, and my dad carried me into the hospital and I can remember looking up at him and felt safe in his arms. He will always be my hero.” “Honestly, my best friend is like my sister , even though sometimes she aggravates me with her foolishness....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Family]

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The Daniel Pelka Serious Case Review

- The Daniel Pelka serious case review is one of many that are conducted around the United Kingdom every year. A serious case review is a local enquiry into the death or serious injury of a child, where abuse or neglect are known or suspected. These are conducted by the Local Safeguarding Children Boards; with the main focus being on what lessons can be learnt locally to prevent this from happening again (Brandon, Bailey, Belderson, 2010). In this textual analysis we will be looking back at previous case reviews including Jasmine Beckford and Baby P....   [tags: united kingdom, daniel pelka]

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Is It A Country Of Individuality And Multiculturalism?

- America prides itself on being a country of individuality and multiculturalism. Many outsiders see America as a shining example of freedom where all cultures can express themselves and live in a place where they are accepted. However, this image of freedom of individual expression is a lie. Many who live in America face daily backlash and discrimination if they do express individuality that counteracts the “norms” of America’s cultural society. In America, discrimination against other cultures seems to be a problem that has almost always been present....   [tags: Culture, Multiculturalism, United States]

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Aladdin And The Magic Lamp

- ... The evil Jafar then steals the lamp and Aladdin realizes that in order to save them and the kingdom he has to tell the truth about not actually being a prince. Jafar then wishes to be the most powerful genie in all the land but little does he know that genie’s have no freedom. He then becomes stuck granting others wishes for the rest of eternity. Aladdin then uses his last wish to free the genie and then Jasmines father changes the law so they can get married and live happily ever after (Disney’s “Aladdin” Story Plot)....   [tags: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Middle East]

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How Social Class And Power Can Affect The Lives Of Different Individuals

- ALADDIN 1 “Aladdin” demonstrates how social class and power can affect the lives of different individuals. The 1992 film is an Arabian-style folktale, based in the time period of high poverty. Aladin is more than just a kids story, it has more meaning to it. It is a story that represents the struggle for lower classes in Islamic and worldwide society. In this story Aladdin struggled with poverty, he was a master thief who had a dream to make higher class. He was given his opportunity to take on his dream when he came across a genie who could grant his wish, which allowed him to become prince and marry the princess, but he was not satisfied with his success....   [tags: Middle class, Social class, Working class]

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Two Ways to Belong in America

- In America, it is a common misconception that all foreigners are similar; it is believed that they all have similar dreams and each of them end up chasing after the same jobs. However, this is not the case. Not only do immigrants from different countries hold different dreams, but those with a shared background even have varying hopes and dreams for the future. This is evidenced in Bharati Mukherjee’s essay, “Two Ways to Belong in America.” She utilizes several rhetorical strategies in order to show that immigrants have the ability to be assimilated into the American culture, but that they should not be deported if they choose not to conform to said culture....   [tags: foreigners, dreams, immigrants, culture]

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A Mirrored Journey

- I always wondered what it would be like to see myself in a new way. Like traveling through a mirror into another world, where I’m different. My personality would be different, while my appearance would be “perfect.” So when I turned 15, I knew what I wanted to do: discover what the world would be like with a new ”me.” A new Jasmine Violet Silvria. So, since I was tired of what I looked like now, I walked over to my yellow framed mirror in my bedroom. The mirror was always rather dusty – who wanted to spend time cleaning their mirror anyway....   [tags: personal narrative]

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In The Name of Religion

- Throughout history most religions have been primarily based around putting their God above all others, and showing love and acceptance, however in today’s society religion appears to be the fuel to a fire of hate. Religion as a whole has become the most controversial and the most violent cause behind some of the most world breaking news, from wars in the Middle East, to death threats to doctors in my home town. This violent mentality of religion first is demonstrated in the short story A Father by Bharati Mukherjee....   [tags: Religion]

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Our Impact On The Environment

- The Tragedy of the Commons has been used to explain how human interference has resulted in negative outcomes for the natural environment. Those who maintain resources by a community controlled basis seem to care much more about who else uses them. The people are worried about how much of the resource they will be able to benefit from and how much they can have which makes them more concerned about the possibility of someone else overusing the limited resource (diamond, et al, 2007). One person won’t want another person to have open and uncontrolled access to the same resource that they want....   [tags: persuasive]

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Aladdin: Influence of Arabs hrough a Historical Lens

- ... This point is also proven when they both sing “A whole new world.” Even after the Gulf War ended in March 1991, there was still a very big concern growing about Iraq’s nuclear weapon capacity. Iraq’s possible hidden nuclear weapons created an insecurity although the United States freed Kuwait and won the Gulf War (New York Times). This is mirrored in Aladdin when the Genie describes himself as a “phenomenal cosmic power in an itty-bitty living space.” And whoever has the Genie has that power....   [tags: 1001 nights, Gulf war]

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A Brief Note On Diabetic Ketoacidosis ( Dka )

- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA): Knowing that the patient is a type I diabetic and has not eaten in two days, my biggest concern would be DKA. Decreased oral intake can lead to dehydration and cause an electrolyte imbalance (Gosmanov, Gosmanova, & Dillard-Cannon, 2014). The patient demonstrates a low pH indicating acidosis and her bicarbonate, while not significantly low is a cause for concern. Her sodium and chloride are elevated. Potassium is another concern in DKA that may present normal, but it can still be severely depleted (Gosmanov et al., 2014)....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar, Ketone bodies]

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Individual Culture Versus Society Culture

- ... Mira just wants to become successful and after her retirement she seeks to go back where she was born in India and receive her Indian Citizenship meanwhile she became an American citizen to gain all the American benefits. When an individual is not from a societies culture there is the possibility of racism occurring. In some instances individuals can talk about others making racist comments making the other person feel as an intruder. When an individual is affected by these racist comments or by others showing they do not accept them in their society it causes them to flee back to the place they came from....   [tags: isolation, judgements, adapting, racism]

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College Studies: International vs Residental

- On any college campus there are either international or residential students. Even though they have similar goals, they have many differences that can be either an advantage or disadvantage such as expenses, culture, way of thinking, level of dedication, and challenges. First, international students and foreign students have differences when it comes to expenses. Most international students are unable to receive any help from the government. Most of the foreign students will have to receive help from family or friends when it comes paying for school, living arrangements, and transportation thus making them rely on others....   [tags: foreign students, financial aid]

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Internet Censorship and China

- The Politics of Censorship – Bryan Thetford Such an enormous investment is, out of necessity, coupled with legislation and bureaucracy. In 2010 the People's Republic of China released a white-paper via their Information Office detailing its policies for implementing and regulating the Internet (Xu). Delegating control to over a dozen government organizations and detailing 18 specific laws or decisions regarding China's Internet, the document is nothing if not thorough (Dance to The Revolution)....   [tags: politics of censorship, legislations]

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Time of Death

- When the first drop hits, it’s like her whole house of cards comes falling down. She knows that sound like the back of her hand, if we’re talking about the hand that she can only see the thumb of. It’s an odd concept to try and forget what you can’t remember, but it’s what she had planned to do. She was holding it together pretty well there at first. She’d almost fooled herself she could move on easily, but then, you know, the weather happened. After a few weeks she could smile again, sometimes laugh, without being overtaken by the heaviness in her chest....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Trouble With Testosterone and The Biology of the Human Predicament by Robert M. Sapolsky

- Many behavioral biologists seek answers to the mysterious interactions between the human’s minds and bodies. Robert M. Sapolsky, American neurosurgeon, neuroscientist, professor of biology at Stanford University, researcher and author of the book The Trouble With Testosterone and Other Essays on the Biology of the Human Predicament. This book shows the reader why people act the way they do and what goes on when an event occurs. Sapolsky covered many topics about the human body and brain and how they are related to his area of research....   [tags: biologists, neurosurgeon]

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A Career in The Field of Veterinary Medicine

- There are many areas in the career field of veterinary medicine that there need to be more reach done. This one in particular has numerous counts of stories and little to none reach that been done in this area of field. This area of field in veterinary medicine is the study and the use of adoptive mother. This is not talking about human mothers but animal mothers. These animals that had loss their own babies or good at raising their own babies may help care of other mother’s babies that are in a real bad situation that need the help such as being abandoned or their mother has die....   [tags: animal shelter, abandoned pups]

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A Study On Clinical Sleep Medicine

- Are you having sleepless nights. Lack of sleep can really cut into your training. You might be too exhausted to put in 100% or worse have to miss a workout to catch up on sleep. A new study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine concluded a recent sleep study. They observed 26 people in a sleep lab to see how fiber, sugar and saturated fat affected their sleep quality. Surprisingly, the results showed that a lack of fiber in their diet and too much sugar made for a poor night’s sleep. Diets with higher fiber showed a deeper sleep throughout the entire night....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorder]

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The War On Cancer : Why Are We Still Holding Back?

- ... While his therapies would be considered unethical now, back then his treatments were the only hope for those children. He struggled with relapse of the disease, but his chemotherapy gave many of his patients many more months than they’d have without them (Mukeherjee, 2010). With that in mind, we really have to ask ourselves, what were those months worth. Essentially we have a question–how far is too far when you 've got a dying patient and a one in a million chance to save them. Those at the NCI would say any case of human experimentation is too far....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, American Cancer Society]

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My Rice Experiment

- 1. Describe the trends/outcomes with reference to that shown in the Results. The results, table and graph, show that brown, jasmine and white rice all absorbed different amounts of water. The average amount of water absorbed after 60 minutes by white rice was 94.3 mL’s whereas jasmine rice absorbed and average of 66.3 mL’s of water after 60 minutes and brown rice absorbed the smallest amount of water of all three with an average of 49.7 mL’s after 60 minutes. They all gradually increased during the 60 minutes of the experiment but as the line graph and table shows, the highest amount of water was absorbed in the first 10 minutes for all three types of rices....   [tags: absorb, results, water]

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Why Chlamydia Is A Bacterial Infection Caused By Chlamydia Trachomatis

- Etiological Agent Chlamydia is a bacterial infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. The Genus name is Chlamydia while the species name is C. trachomatis. According to the CDC (2014a), Chlamydia is a nationally notifiable disease in the United States. In America, the disease infects about 2.8 million individuals annually, and it is characterized by a high proportion of asymptomatic cases. Globally, Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (Malik, Hakim, Shukla, & Rizvi, 2006)....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Role Of Organizational Culture, Teamwork, Quality And Success

- ... Even though being called smart is a compliment, when people are abusing them for help it is not a great thing after all. People constantly stereotype each other and thinking that it does not affect anyone; however stereotyping establishes depression. There is no such thing as a positive stereotype, we ignore the fact that stereotyping creates problems for the race that it is associated with. Learning to accept each other 's differences leads to a greater outcome that benefits and saves lifes....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Job Attributes Preferences Of College Students

- Job Attribute Preferences Of College Students", Murphy and Collins determined that the students ' interaction with diverse students helps feel welcomed and accepted. They provided a research in which they collected students from a diverse and non-diverse college to test their emotions (201). The diverse students felt a sense of “security” and “welcome” while the other students felt lost. Their research goes to show that having a diverse environment creates positivity and influences the students participate more to inform their perception....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Tunisia: A New Beginning...or Merely a New Leader?

- The Tunisian uprising of January 2011 started a chain reaction of collective political violence that ignited the Arab world. Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa, it was commonly known as the most European country of North Africa, with a relatively large middle class and luxurious Mediterranean beaches. Tunisia was dominated by the authoritarian government of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali for twenty-three years preceding his exile to Saudi Arabia on January 14, 2011. The civilians of Tunisia tolerated Ben Ali’s authoritarian regime which suppressed them economically, socially, and politically....   [tags: Political Science]

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The World War II During The War Of The United States

- ... For blacks, these jobs are typically performed by women, not men, which has induced higher employment rates in black women compared to black men (Wilson, 2011, p. 18). While African-American men could still obtain these kind of jobs (assuming no sex discrimination), the mindset of "street smarts" that has permeated many black communities creates an "attitude barrier" between the men and potential employers (Wilson, 2011, p. 21). Regardless, many factors, including those noted previously, are possible implications....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race]

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Best Thai Restaurants in San Antonio, Texas

- The booming industry of Thai cuisines in San Antonio can be a bit confusing and overwhelming at the same time. That is especially for us who loves eating Thai food. Thus for this reason, we have come up with a list to introduce you the best in town. Thai cuisine is best represented with its aromatic balanced taste. Though it is known to be spicy in most of their dishes, it is still apprehended with sour, sweet, salty, and bitter (optional) flavors. Some even regards Thai cuisine as a delineation of Asian food besides from the eminent Chinese dishes....   [tags: Restaurant Review]

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Best Thai Restaurants in San Antonio, Texas

- The flourishing industry of Thai cuisines in San Antonio is overwhelming. Especially for us who love eating Thai food. Thus for this reason, we have come up with a list to introduce you the best in town. Thai cuisine is best represented with its aromatic balanced taste. Though it is known to be spicy in most of their dishes, it is still apprehended with sour, sweet, salty, and bitter flavours. Some people even regard Thai cuisine as a delineation of Asian food besides from the eminent Chinese dishes....   [tags: Restaurant Review]

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Becoming A Nurse Is A Complex Idea

- ... For the time being, I push my own personal vendettas and problems aside and I sit and listen, relate and suppress the feelings I have about my sister because I know she is their daughter. No matter what she puts them through, she will always be their daughter and being able to empathize with them has helped me push through some very difficult days. To show understanding is much more valuable then jumping to conclusions. Being able to show patience and kindness should also be cherished and valued....   [tags: Empathy, Emotion, Psychology, Mind]

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of School Uniforms

- ... Roland 11 Anderson, Marie. “Should Schools Make It Mandatory That Students Wear School Uniforms?” Education. Web. 21 Apr. 2016. Some opponents of uniforms say that it is unfair to require this additional expense for a public school and a uniform policy might create a financial burden to some families. Proponents of school uniforms often cite increased academic achievement as a reason for schools to use such a policy. A study by Ryan Yeung in 2009 found that uniforms have little to no effect on boosting achievement levels....   [tags: High school, Education, Dress code]

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Social Media and Democratic Reform

- Social Media and Democratic Reform I) In this paper I prove that the TedTalk related to Political and Cultural Globalization by focusing on social media use in The Pro-democracy Revolution and how it has affected democratic reformation. A) A comparative essay between the Jasmine Revolution of Tunisia and the Jasmine Revolution of China. B) How social media affected the outcomes of both of the revolutions. 1) Social Media was the leading force in Tunisia 2) Social Media did not win the Chinese Revolution (a) Censorship of media held back the potential revolution (b) Government Security prevented protests....   [tags: globalization, military, violence, bias]

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Personal Statement : An Article Written By Marina Margaret Heiss

- According to Jung/Meyers-Briggs personality indicator, I am introverted, sensing, feeling and judging in short ISJF. They are protectors, they primarily focus is the safety and security of those they care about. I believe that the test was fairly on target, I tend to lead my emotions by the impressions I see in the world. I’m extremely loyal to those I love and without a doubt would do almost anything for them. I find myself putting others before me and in the end I neglect my self which can manifest itself in being emotional....   [tags: Personality psychology, Emotion, Time]

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Racism in Canada

- When things have commenced are they able to come to a halt. Many people in this world wonder If racism will ever stop. According to the “Historical Timeline of Racism in Canada,” (http://www.accesstomedia.org/change/resources/timeline.pdf) racism began in 1698 and has been going on ever since then. Many people presume that racism has existed since people have started to notice differences between themselves and others around them. One may not know the meaning of racism because it means something different to each and every individual....   [tags: racism, prejudice, racial profiling]

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Child Development Textbook

- Stereotyping is common in today’s society by people making judgments of someone’s culture, clothing preference, religion, etc. to a particular group of people. This comes naturally to categorize someone based on the group with which we identify him or her. In the movie, “Aladdin,” in the first scene the viewer can quickly stereotype this character as someone who is poor due to the clothes he is wearing and by the actions he does in order to have food in his stomach. By these judgments, the viewer can assume that he will be the bad guy for stealing food and running away from the law....   [tags: stereotyping, judgements, culture]

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Roses in Fairy tales: Traditional Belief vs. The Language of the Flowers.

- There are several elements that make up a fairy tale. Some of these elements are specific details that so picky that a story’s interpretation can be reversed into a completely different meaning. One of the most famous elements within fairy tale literature is the rose. The rose has been a long time symbol of romance and love. However there are many types of different roses and some species are only native to certain areas. Then besides the fact of species and location, one must also take into account color symbolism as well, which also varies by culture....   [tags: Elements of a Fairy Tale]

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Analysis Of The Article ' A Boost For Black Babies '

- In todays society African American’s infants are more than twice as likely to die before the age of one, than White infants (Duffort). The article I found talks about the problems that African American’s face with the healthcare system, prenatal care, and long term care to deal with chronic illnesses, and programs that are in place to help new African American mothers. The risk of infant mortality rates for African American’s is higher due to their socioeconomic status, level of care they receive, and the chronic illnesses that may be associated with their race....   [tags: Infant mortality, United States, Race, Childbirth]

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The Disney Film Aladdin : An Critique Of The Social Inequalities

- The 1992 Disney film Aladdin represents an analysis of the social inequalities. Society ranks individuals consciously into certain class statuses such as being rich or poor. The class status acts as a barrier or a wall, preventing the individuals from escaping the social norms of what class they were placed in. Every individual is placed into one of the classes through appearances, skills and wealth. The individual is given a title and they must then comply with the norms according to the class they have been assigned to....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Bourgeoisie]

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Helping the World through Humanitarian Aid

- ... When I first learned about humanitarian aid, I believed that it was the most meaningful thing to do as I could find a personal connection to Jasmine. However, in this course, I could find multiple reasons why Jasmine’s family still suffered. When Sara Manos spoke about her adventurous experience in Africa which was motivated by her passionate heart to help the “poor” Africans, I was deeply sympathized. Becoming a humanitarian worker has been my dream throughout my life, so when Sara cynically called humanitarian aid “The Broken Aid Machine,” I was shocked....   [tags: suffered, disaster, speaker]

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School Bullying by Peter K. Smith

- Smith, Peter K. "School Bullying." Sociologia, Problemas E Práticas 71 (2013): 81-98. SocINDEX with Full Text. Web. 13 Apr. 2014. Peter K. Smith focuses on school bullying while still covering the broad range of different types of bullying such as cyberbullying and biased or identity-biased bullying. Through the article he refers to the four waves of school bullying, beginning in in the 1970’s and finishing in the present year. He mentions research done in Europe that has been established to prevent bullying, possible causes and risk factors of victimization, and gives an insight on the prevalence of school bulling....   [tags: sexuality, faith, gay, christians]

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Personal Narrative : My Big Day

- My Big Day It’s about 7:45 P.M. April 15, 2015. Jasmine is calling my name asking if I’m ready to go. As I’m trying to put all the loose ends together, I think I’m ready. My hair is done in a curly up do with a thin white braided hair band, makeup rushed but it will do, and I’m wearing a knee length white dress. Just a simple white dress, form fitting, made from a linen type of material. My stomach is turning and twisting. As my mind is racing we make way to the park....   [tags: Love, Family, Aerosmith, Mother]

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Why I Have A Baby Girl

- ... She took on the huge responsibility of raising four children, with the help of my twin aunts. Every Saturday, we woke up, did our chores, and read our daily scriptures in the Holy Bible. My grandmother did not complete high school and she is not a strong reader, but she understands the importance of being literate, and she instilled it in us the best way she knew how, church. Sunday was our day of worship. It began with Sunday school followed by Church service. One Sunday in particular, I asked my grandmother “How could my parents live happily, knowing that they have kids in this world they don’t care for?” her response was simple “Baby, in life we make choices, and you have no right to...   [tags: High school, Middle school, College]

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Birth Of A Child From Haiti

- ... The point of this adoption was to make the family closer and bigger, not have everyone walking on eggshells and one child getting by far more time and attention. At this point, we chose an agency who would match us with children from mothers who were still pregnant or had recently had the baby and chosen not to parent. Many times, my family was offered sibling sets of two or more children, or older(above age three) children who had mental and physical handicaps. We had to turn these children down, and it was horrible....   [tags: Family, Mother, Foster care, Father]

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Disney Princesses: Stereotypes or Heroes?

- “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible” - Disney Princess Castle. In the world of Disney there are specific characters most little girls want to follow in the footsteps of : princesses. Mom’s have been putting together princess parties and getting princess clothes for years just wanting to make their little girls happy. Little girls look up to princesses because they are supposed to be great role models, but are they. Have they been teaching kids the right things about how women should act. In most fairy tales you see the prince always saves the princess....   [tags: classic disney princesses vs modern ones]

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The Problem Of Child Trafficking

- “Human trafficking is so hidden, you don’t know who you’re fighting- the victims are so scared, they’re not going to tell you what’s happening to them.” (Kralis) The fact that child trafficking is so hidden we will never know the exact number of children affected by this. “In 2002 the International Labour Organization estimated that some 1.2 million children were being trafficked worldwide every year...serving as domestic slaves, field or factory workers, prostitutes, unwritten organ donors or-- in the case of 250,000 boys and girls--child soldiers.” (Conradi 1209) If in 2002, 1.2 million children were being trafficked, imagine the amount of children being trafficked now....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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Brief Description Of The Client

- ... She is very helpful around the house as well as her big brothers; Jasmine helps her mom cook the meals, also loves to bake goodies for the family. Jasmine dreams that when she turns 15 she will have a Quinceanera; it is a girls dream to wearing a big puffy dress, surrounded with her family and friends. She knows that her party will not happen because her family needs the money for more important situations and making her the party will just make her family more unstable with money in the household....   [tags: Mother, Family, Father, Want]

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The New Orleans Police Department

- ... They were heard saying that they were going to rob the drug dealers and even killing them (the desired terriost, 2012). Running Head: The corruption in the New Orleans Police Department The FBI agents went to the warehouse to pick up the cocaine and Davis and Williams were paid $94,000 to escort the couriers to the Mississippi state line. Ten of eleven police officers pleaded guilty for drug charges and three of the eleven agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors. Len Davis became the first police officer in the united states sentenced to die for federal criminal and civil rights violations (winters, 2014)....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Law enforcement agency]

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- THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT PARTY SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS ON HEALTH CARE REFORM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND GERMANY INTRODUCTION The Labour Party in the United Kingdom (UK) continues to come under fire. The National Health Service (NHS) reform that has been carried since 1997 scroll reap endless wave of protests. The updated protests recorded on 10 November 2013, which criticized the amount of salary received by 428 very senior managers in the NHS. The salary has been blamed as one of the causes the NHS budget increased fourfold (http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/nov/10/nhs-super-managers-428-nurse-pay)....   [tags: labour party, national health service]

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