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(2003) were important starting points for a flow of literature that helped enrich my
understanding of the political world and international relations. Understanding the global
community was of utmost importance in preparation for...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
foreman smiles and puts up his watch: "Well, gentlemen, what do we say? Plaintiff; Defendant; Gentlemen? I rather think, so far as I am concerned, gentlemen - I say I rather think, but don't let that...
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Navigation through the culture and a feeling of directional helplessness is expressed
by the mothers in this study. As participant one said, ―they don‘t come with an instruction
manual‖ so the mother is left...
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Participating in an internship for the Department of State in the U.S. Embassy in
Brasilia has been very beneficial to me academically, professionally, and personally. I
participated in an organization that was...
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contact was synchronous (though they used different words). Further study is necessary to determine in
what ways communication was better with the I-Text system.
The differences in opinion with regard to...
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A career as a Foreign Service Officer is incredibly interesting and rewarding in
several ways. For me, the most enticing aspect is being able to live in various countries.
For each country an officer moves to, he is provided with an...
The Internet is increasingly considered one of the most effective ways to advertise
since the Internet has several advantages over the traditional forms of advertising in the
travel and tourism industry, including...
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effectiveness. Baumrind‘s (1973) parenting styles demonstrate the authoritative style (as
opposed to the permissive or autocratic styles) as the most effective. Without defining their
own style in academic terms, the...
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Sir John Bowring English Statesman
OHN STERLING BOYDEN WAS BORN APRIL 14, 1906, only 46 years after his great-grandparents Charles and Sarah Corns (Korns) Boyden arrived in Salt...
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Spirituality enters the values discussion in the home as participant six says,
―Recognizing a higher force is a way you can convey your goals and values.‖ Participant
three began each day with her daughter with a...
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live as he lives, with false ideas of money. Modeling will be discussed further in this
discussion under social cognitive theory.
The second strategy that mothers use is vigilance, being aware of moral threats and
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husband. Some of the young sister-wives even called her “Mom” for a while as they matured in their roles as wives and mothers.
There are no relationships in monogamous culture that are the same as that of a sister-wife....
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gatherings are for religious purposes, but other community events are simply to get away from the daily work and have fun.
One of the ways that the Centennial Park community maintained its co-cultural identity was through...
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vision. Because individuals make sense of the world around them through this
physiological experience, they share a common understanding of ideas rooted in this
experience and communicate accordingly. The BRIC countries are growing...
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(2006) claim that ―responsibility can‘t be taught, it must be caught‖ (p. 34). Participant one
offers opportunities to do chores and have more responsibility. A strategy enlisted gives a bit
of a reward from a list...
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This is dedicated to my father, Albert Henry Laird, Sr., who proved that education is a life-long pursuit. He achieved career and spiritual successes as a man who had “just an eighth grade education,” because of...
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leadership amongst the BRICs on trade is noted and appreciated! \ What
can be done to secure its position as the “best of the BRICs?” \ A model
for global leadership among BRIC nations is Brazil’s command… \ Brazil
The $600 million web analytics market (Stanhope, 2011) is dominated by
a relatively small group of companies, including Omniture, VisiStat, and
Coremetrics. The interesting thing about this is that 43% of the market
(Hamel, 2011) is...