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Legalization of Cannabis is Beneficial for Industry, Economy and Medicine
Marijuana, or cannabis, has been used to open many doors in the past and the present (Morgan & Zimmer,1998) & (Keller, 2013). In an attempt to scare the masses, propaganda was created and placed in urinals, on flyers, and ads saying the Marijuana, or cannabis, would cause problems in social lives or even cause death and dis...
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A Report on the Negative Attitudes About Aging and Senior Citizens in Our Society
Old is a relative measure of time, yet it conveys strong, mostly negative impressions. How might these attitudes about old affect one's attitudes about growing old? About being with older people? How might negative attitudes about aging influence public policy, health careers and social programs for older people? To be hon...
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A Comparison of My Personal Cultural and Historical Socialization to the Values of A Dog Act
Introduction In this essay I will reflect on the TV documentary ‘A Dog Act’ (Jackson, 2010). I will discuss my personal cultural and historical socialization and how this compares and contrasts with the values portrayed in the programme. Using skills and frameworks that support social welfare practice, I will critically...
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A Report Suggesting the Employment of a Social Worker in a Community Mental Health Team
New funding has become available for each service to employ another professional. Your team leader/manager has asked you whether you think they should employ a social worker or another human service practitioner. You have decided to submit a brief report recommending the employment of a social worker in the service, particu...
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Paternalism and the Loss of Life in The Fifty-First Dragon by Heywood Broun
The Collegiate Dragon-Slayers In the quaint, marble-laden Hewitt Quadrangle of Yale University, an aged stone monument stands near the University Dining Commons. It reads: “In memory of the men of Yale who, true to her traditions, gave their lives that freedom might not perish from the earth.” Behind this cenotaph lies Woo...
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Soft Sciences Should Not Be Depreciated
In "Stop Bullying the 'Soft' Sciences", Timothy D. Wilson addresses several
situations in which the "soft" sciences (psychology and sociology) are
depreciated against the more prevalent "hard" sciences including biology,
chemistry, and physics. Wilson effectively builds his argument that "soft"
sciences are real...
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A Discussion on Theories That Influence Families, Communities, and Societies
Families, communities, and societies can be influenced in a great number of ways, as far as micro-level of influence, mezzo-level of influence, and macro-level of influences. There are numerous theories that influence families, communities, and societies including the structural functionalism theory, conflict theory, social...
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A Research on the Issue of Homelessness in Chicago
Research Paper: Homelessness in Chicago Nationally the average age of a homeless person has decreased in recent years to nine years old (“Fast Facts”). People who are homeless have no house, no car, and few personal possessions. These people who have very little are considered homeless, but it is important to define what...
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The Failure of the Current Foster Care System in the United States
In 2013, the adoption and foster care analysis reported that 402,378 children were currently in the system in the United States. Of these children, 50% of them will not finish high school. (The AFCARS Report) Currently, this system requires the movement of children instead of providing them with a singular, stable home. The...
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The Long Term Process of Adoption
Brodzinsky, D. M. Long-Term Outcomes in Adoption. The Future of Children, 3, 153. Retrieved July 3, 2014, from http://futureofchildren.org/futureofchildren/publications/docs/03_01_12.PDF The author explains infant-placed adoptees, as well as interracial placements. He went on to give three psychological risks associated wi...
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