Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Evaluation

11 Apr 2018

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Application of community based participatory research (CBPR) approaches when working on collaborative projects Course name: Social and behavioral sciences INTRODUCTION TO CBPR: CBPR (community-based participatory research) is basically a collective approach to examine that equitably includes all members in the examination process and identifies the un-common powers that each one brings. Community-based participatory research starts with an examination topic of significance to the group, has the ...

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Public Awareness Campaign Review: Homelessnesss

28 Mar 2018

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Obispo, Stacey L.   In 2011, there were 46.2 million individuals in the United States that were living in poverty (National Coalition for the Homeless, 2014). The majority of these individuals are renters. Many of these low income individuals do not have enough money to scrape by for household items because 71% of low income renters devote more than half of their income for ...

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Efficiency of Safety Belt Campaigns Analysis

28 Mar 2018

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The numbers of deaths have increased immensely in previous years; therefore road safety is a major concern. The RSA constantly try to amplify awareness of road safety as many drivers ignore new rules of the road. Persuasive communication is used throughout for all types of advertising and lately is becoming a main method in highlighting the dangers of the road. Persuasive communication is considered to be ...

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Food Scarcity in Djibouti

27 Mar 2018

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Djibouti is a small arid country in Eastern Africa. It has extremely important and convenient transshipment facilities at the mouth of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Its terrestrial neighbors are Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. Maritime neighbor is Yemen. Djibouti has a convenient geographical position in means of trade. Its capital and main port Addis Ababa transports about 60 percent of Ethiopian export goods. ...

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Causes and Effects of Abortion

23 Mar 2015 11 Jan 2018

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INTRODUCTION: Abortion means termination of pregnancy – it can either be spontaneous or induced. Spontaneous is known as miscarriage, while induced simply means termination of a pregnancy which is planned. Recently, the statistics have shown an increase in abortion rate year after year. Abortion can cause by social, economic or pregnant women health condition as well. However, it will lead to a number of negative effect toward ...

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Communication Diversity and the Human Services Worker

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Communication Diversity and the Human Services Worker   Introduction Effective communication is more than just passing information from one person to another, we communicate both verbally and non-verbally (Howard 1991) in addition, we all hunger for contact that is meaningful. A communicator enters into relationships with other people (Gamble & Gamble 2008). Healthy communication is essential, we all like to be valued and heard, and it is ...

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Labelling Theory for Understanding Youth Crime

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Outline labelling theory and consider its usefulness in understanding youth crime and anti-social behaviour in Britain today. Labelling theory claims that deviance and conformity results not so much from what people do but from how others respond to those actions, it highlights social responses to crime and deviance Macionis and Plummer, (2005).Deviant behaviour is therefore socially constructed. This essay will describe in full the labelling theory and ...

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Factors Influencing Conflicts in Schools

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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FACTORS INFLUENCING CONFLICTS IN SCHOOLS.AN EXPLORATORY CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN TANZANIA. BY: BONIPHACE, M. FASILI.   INTRODUCTION: Organizational psychologists start with the view that there is ,or can be, a genuine conflict between a human being and his or her job of work, between the satisfaction of the needs of the individual worker, and the needs of the employing organization. However, some common ground ...

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Trade-centred Approaches to Poverty Reduction

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Question: In the context of the current race to meet the MDG goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2015, what advantages and disadvantages does the global community face in advancing trade-centred approaches to poverty reduction, as opposed to an agenda focused on aid. In the 2009 Millennium Development Goals Report released earlier this year, the Secretary-General noted that important progress has been made in the attempt to ...

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What Is Social Policy?

03 Oct 2016 10 Jan 2018

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Essay Topic: What is social policy and why is it controversial? Write an essay in which you explore the topic of social policy giving consideration to differing theoretical debates, positions and arguments for and against the provision of social policy as well as the nature of wellbeing in society. Use New Zealand examples to support your discussion. Marks will be allocated based on: The breadth ...

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Causes and Effects of Child Poverty in Britain

03 Oct 2016 10 Jan 2018

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TAQ 1: TOPIC: CHILD POVERTY IN BRITAIN: THE CAUSES AND THE EFFECTS. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS SOURCE? IS IT FACT, OPINION OR BOTH? GIVE EXAMPLES TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWERS: HOW APPROPRIATE IS THIS SOURCE? GIVE EXAMPLES TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWERS: To communicate, enlighten, inform the reader about child poverty. Also encourage the ...

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Awareness And Understanding Work Life Balance

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Chapter 1 Introduction Public awareness and understanding of the term ‘work-life balance' has grown dramatically in recent years. The high level of interest among employers, consultants, and the media has generated a healthy business in conferences, websites and guides. It is a growth area in academia too, encompassing diverse disciplines including economics, social policy, feminism, sociology, industrial relations, human resource management, health and psychology. The term Work ...

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History of the Public Smoking Ban

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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The emergence of public smoking ban can be backdated to 1590 when Pope Urban VII threatened to excommunicate anyone who took any form of tobacco inside a church. Afterwards other European cities enacted smoking bans. Modern, countrywide tobacco ban was imposed in Germany during the rein of Adolf Hitler. In the sunset years of the 20th century, second-hand health related risks of tobacco smoking became more publicized. ...

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The Community Facilities Provision

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION 1.1 Preface Community facilities is the important element in one neighbourhood area because this kind of facilities is the place where the resident used to reach their living needs so this makes the community facilities provision is important in give good living environment to the neighbourhood especially is term of location and accessibility. Other than that, community facilities also are the building or place ...

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Every Child Matters Policy: Analysis

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Describe and discuss a specific area of policy, with particular regards to the social problems within which it was concerned, its ideological origin, its aims, its nature and its effects. For most parents, their children are loved and cherished. But sadly enough, some children are not so fortunate. Some children's lives are dreadfully different. Instead of warmth and security of normal family life, these children's lives are ...

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Should Jobs Be Reserved For Women?

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Most of the high level jobs are done by man, should government encourage a certain percentage of these jobs to be reserved for women ? Most of the high level jobs are done by men, I am not totally agree with this idea, because many high level jobs are done by women. There  is no discrimination between man and woman before  the eye of law. I deeply ...

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Welfare State Development in the UK

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Modern welfare state development is generally considered to lead to social security or benefits payments, social housing provision, health provision, social work and educational services. Together these services are known as the 'big five' but these services tend to develop over time and have differed in quantity, availability and quality. Provision and development can change due to social, economic and political factors (Spicker, 1995, p. 3). State ...

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Politics and Social Policy in Australia

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Social policy are the guidelines used for the changing, maintenance or the creation of living conditions that are perceived to be conducive to the welfare of human beings or people. This is what makes it part of the public policy that deals with social issues (Alcock, Erskine, May, 2003). Social policy applies to the policies used by governments for welfare and social protection. The main concern under ...

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Policy of Sport Development

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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In this essay the writer is going to attempt to explore the policy of sport development and physical activities. The writer is going to discuss the policy in depth, why the policy was made, what was its aim and which social problems did it address. The writer is also going to discuss how the government implemented this policy and if the policy was successful or not. In ...

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Social Influences on Conformity

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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I would like to write an essay on social influence conformity and how it is exhibited in society. I want to use one real-life example in my essay, which will help to understand discussed question with more details. First of all it is necessary to define two terms "conformity" and "social influence" and then to connect them with each other. According to Wood (2000) "social influence is ...

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Lone Parenting Social

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Definition The issue of lone parenting is quite clearly one that is of significant importance and impact in the modern social context. It is also one that has different viewpoints, which are important to recognise in the context of this report. While the actual term of ‘lone parenting' is a given, it is important to understand the various views which are taken in order to address this ...

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Cyclone Nargis in Burma: Aid Analysis

23 Mar 2015 10 Jan 2018

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Introduction On May 2nd 2008 a category 3 cyclone hit the Irrawaddy delta in Southern Myanmar. Nargis, as it was named, was the worst natural disaster in Myanmar's recorded history (TCG 2008). It ended up claiming the lives of almost 140,000 people in addition to displacing a further 800,000. The United Nations reported that overall the cyclone had disrupted the lives of nearly 2.4 million people (Crisis ...

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Pro-Natal Policies Analysis

01 Dec 2017

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Pro-Natal Policies in Norway Background Norway’s average fertility rate over the past 10 years is about 1.9, compared to Singapore’s average of 1.25 over the same period (The World Bank, 2014). Furthermore, 5 out of 6 women between the ages of 30-39 still remain employed (BBC News, 2006). Norway is Scadinavia’s richest country, enjoying an oil boom which started 40 years ago (Mohsin, 2014). Most of ...

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Strategies for Policy Formation

29 Nov 2017

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Loui Rhey C. Irang   Problem Identification In order to truly understand the development of the policy, problem should be identified. In the setting of policy analysis, the idea of problem definition has long been introduced as the most critical and demanding task fronting the experts. The ÂŽ first concern of problem definition is acknowledgement that problems do not exist in the ...

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Impact of Social Security Privatization on the Elderly

27 Nov 2017

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Up until the Industrial Revolution, economic security for most people was maintained by working until old age and then being taken care of by ones’ children and family members. This type of economic uncertainty drastically changed when President Roosevelt pushed for and signed into law the Social Security Act of 1935. During the ceremony for Social Security Act’s signing, President Roosevelt stated that it is “a ...

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Drug Screening in Government Assistance Programs

27 Nov 2017

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The United States Federal Government Should Initiate Drug Screening For Citizens Who Seek Government Assistance.   Negative Strategy # 1 As Pollack, Danziger, Jayakody & Seefeldt (2002) affirm, initiating involuntary dug screening for all citizens seeking government assistance is definitely costly. The purchase of modern drug screening equipment in numbers that will be able to screen all people who apply for welfare programs, especially with the ...

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Processes of Policy Making

22 Nov 2017

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Cherry Amor B. Dawal   Policy making process: In running a healthcare organization it is very important to have a well comprehensive written policies, by way of making a policy it has to undergo stages and these stages formulated is very important in its own way to contribute for the success and profitable organization. Stages: Problem identification and agenda setting-It is the first step ...

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Ageing and Disability Policies | Country Comparison

22 Nov 2017

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Gian Nestle Sorronda Aging and Disability - Task 4 4.1 Disability United States of America – In United States of America, they made an act that would help lessen or eliminate discrimination in the country for those people who have disability. This act was created back on 1990 and was called the Americans with Disability Act or ADA which prohibits discrimination towards the disabled ...

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Developing Road Protection Program Policy

22 Nov 2017

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Theory of microeconomics   Introduction Consumers of the American region, in particular, road are the ones who have the right to be safe and protected as it is outlined in the mechanisms of environmental protection. The inclusion of this statement will be valid for any possible products and services that are being provided in the market place to promote safety devices providing consumers with the believes ...

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Healthcare Policy Making Stages

22 Nov 2017

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Rebecah M. Deguit Covering assessment criteria: Analyse and discuss the key policy making stages in healthcare policy formation. Discuss areas of policy and politics advocacy healthcare professionals may become involved with. Analyse and discuss decision-making models and processes used to influence decision-making within healthcare.   TASK 1: It is important to understand the policy ...

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Public Housing Policy in the USA

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Public Housing Public housing, introduced at federal level in 1937, provides for low-cost housing through public financing by means of publicly owned and managed multi-family developments. Several cities began providing public housing prior to the 1937 Housing Act, through local programs of their own. Furthermore, it was these kinds of local programs that helped mold the model for the federal program. Public Housing was environed to ...

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Illegal Immigration in the US

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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Illegal immigration has always been a controversial topic in the United States. Recently, the number of illegal immigrants in the United States exceeded 12 million. More than that, illegal immigrants are part of our society that includes colleagues, students, friends or even relatives. In most cases, illegal immigrants are portrayed as violent criminals, when in reality; Most of them are very poor and mainly from South ...

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Impact of Crystal Meth Addiction

03 Oct 2016 04 Oct 2017

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By the time you are in elementary you already have some knowledge on drugs. They affect us in various ways, sometimes even personally. For Luke it became a personal issue. At first he began living in the house of a crystal meth addict to research the drug and experience first-hand how it affected others. Originally he had no intention of taking the drug, but after some ...

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Domestic Violence in the Black Community: Policy Analysis

19 Sep 2017

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‘Behind Closed Doors’: An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Law and Policy in Cases of Severe Domestic Violence in the Black Community Introduction Over the last decade there have been an increasing number of cases of severe domestic violence that have resulted in injury and even the death of one or more parties. The researcher has highlighted a gap in current research into the effectiveness of ...

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Policy Changes for Working and Single Parents

18 Sep 2017

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Compare the way that successive governments have responded to the needs of working parents. Introduction This paper aims to compare the way that successive governments have responded to the needs of working parents. There will be a particular focus on women as working parents, particularly as there has been a focus over the last twenty years on women as single parents and their over-reliance on state ...

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