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June 15, 2012: Global Issues in Social Work Practice: HIV/AIDS
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Global Issues in Social Work Practice: HIV/AIDS 1. Problems in Global Context World Health Organization (WHO) reported in 2009 that there are already 33.3 million people in the world who are living with HIV, while a total of 1.8 million people died due to complications of AIDS (WHO, n.d.). HIV/AIDS...

June 5, 2012: Violence against Women
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Violence against Women Violence against women is considered as one of the most prevalent social problems in the world. The statistics of WHO showed that great numbers of women are being reported abused by their families and/or their husbands or their partners. These commonly result to many consequences that are...

May 31, 2012: CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF GENDER DIGNITY AND RIGHTS IN LEADERSHIP FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE CHURCH AND SOCIETY IN AFRICA
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CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING OF GENDER DIGNITY The word gender was used primarily to refer to classes of nouns in languages until psychologist John Money adopted the term in 1955 to refer to sexual attributes of people. Gender refers to the social attributes and opportunities associated with being male and female and...

May 27, 2012: Changing Lifestyles in UAE
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Changing Lifestyles in UAE Introduction The United Arab Emirates (UAE), an oil-producing federation of seven emirates in the Lower Gulf, has a highly mobile population estimated at around 4.7 million, including UAE nationals and expatriates from many countries. Some nationals (Emiratis) in the more remote areas still follow an agrarian...

May 10, 2012: Social Changes via Social Media
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Social Changes via Social Media The development of technological advancements has made a lot of difference on the life of people. Communication gets faster by the use of mobile phones while archives of information are easily available through the Internet. Life gets easier and more convenient because of dependence to...

March 30, 2012: A Critical Discourse on Environmental Change and Forced Migration
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Synopsis The problems that drive people away--war, persecution, famine, environmental and social disintegration--are often treated as inevitable "givens." Unprecedented numbers of people are on the move worldwide, and changing environmental conditions has been pointed out as one of the primary reasons for forced migration. Many people are forced from their...

March 14, 2012: The Impact of African-American and Hispanic Music and Dance on American Society
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The Impact of African-American and Hispanic Music and Dance on American Society Introduction Functionalist approach to cultural evolution suggests that individuals have certain physiological needs and that cultures develop to meet those needs. These needs include nutrition, reproduction, shelter, and protection from enemies. Functionalism also proposes that there are other...

March 9, 2012: SOCIALIZATION, LEARNING AND CULTURAL TRANSMISSION: The Role of Socialization and Learning in Cultural Transmission between Generations
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SOCIALIZATION, LEARNING AND CULTURAL TRANSMISSION: The Role of Socialization and Learning in Cultural Transmission between Generations 1.0. Introduction The process of passing on culturally relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and values from person to person or from culture to culture is termed as cultural transmission. (SIL International, 1999) However, this definition...

March 8, 2012: Media in the Construction of a National Identity
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Media in the Construction of a National Identity Communication is the cement of a national identity. This is primarily because in the socialization process, where an individual develops his or her personality, the media plays a central role in educating and constructing beliefs and value systems. Aside from the family,...

March 7, 2012: The General Public’s Images of Public Service
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The General Public’s Images of Public Service The opinion of the public is important in government system. This is because it shows if the public is happy with the way the government is and it also reflects how well the government serves its people. Having a bad image means that...

March 6, 2012: PUNK SUBCULTURE
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PUNK SUBCULTURE Within the punk subculture there exists a whole set of cultural factors that help to set it apart from the surrounding society. Even though punk is considered a reflective subculture, punks can still be viewed as a group of individuals with their own culture, values, structure and philosophy...

March 6, 2012: SUBCULTURE AND STYLE
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SUBCULTURE AND STYLE Subculture is a relative concept. The term suggests subordinance to a dominant culture, implying that a sort of superiority is inherent in the mainstream and recognizing mainstream culture as a more legitimate, valuable, or simply, “right” way to live (Smith, 2002) . This is ironic in that...

March 1, 2012: A Discussion of Non-Governmental Organizations As the True Conscience of Mankind And the Driving Force of International Humanitarian Law
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A Discussion of Non-Governmental Organizations As the True Conscience of Mankind And the Driving Force of International Humanitarian Law Introduction This paper in XXXXXXX subject aims to discuss the representation of Non-Governmental Organizations (hereinafter referred to as NGOs) as the true conscience of mankind and that these NGOs constitute the...

March 1, 2012: Odd Man Out: A Critical Discourse of State Policies on Refugees
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Odd Man Out: A Critical Discourse of State Policies on Refugees It should be appreciated that a person becomes a refugee because of circumstances which are beyond that person’s control, often poignant. He/She is left with no other option but to flee from human rights violations, socio-economic and political insecurity,...

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