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  • Berger Tompkins And Rich - 1,136 words
    Berger Tompkins And Rich Language and images are usually a way to express what someone is thinking, however, language and images can often restrict our thinking in various ways. Susan Douglas, in her essay ,"Narcissism As Liberation", writes about "the great myth...that superficial appearances can be equated with a person's deepest character strengths and weaknesses"(128). The image of what a "beautiful" and what is not is an image that is constantly restricted in our minds. These restrictions come from television, movies, or many other things that people encounter. John Berger in "Ways of Seeing", proclaims that "men survey woman before treating them. Consequently how a woman appears to a m ...
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  • Affirmative Action - 1,488 words
    Affirmative Action Considering the subject of affirmative action the following questions frequently are raised: Is there a clear understanding of affirmative action roles/goals? What are the pros/cons of these programs? What are the "loop holes" in the system? Does seniority play a role in affirmative action? Addressing these key questions may help us all in our daily routine, as administrators and/or potential administrator in the public/private sector. Affirmative action programs throughout the United States have long been a controversial issue particularly concerning employment practices (public/private) and university student and/or staff recruitment. Most public agencies have some type ...
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  • Affirmative Action - 1,487 words
    ... f Prop. 209 permits gender discrimination that is "reasonably necessary" to the "normal operation" of public education, employment and contracting. In 1998, The ban on use of affirmative action in admissions at the University of California went into effect. UC Berkeley had a 61% drop in admissions, and UCLA had a 36% decline. This decline strengthens the position of the Pro side of affirmative action. However, a contingency plan has been established. According to a source (who asked to remain nameless), UC Berkeley has a program to actively recruit more minority students that falls out of the guidelines established by prop. 209. These types of "loop holes" can ultimately hurt the various ...
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  • John Bergers Writing Ways Of Seeing Is A Look Into The World Of Art Throughout His Composition, He Gives His Opinions On Vari - 1,152 words
    John Berger's writing Ways of Seeing is a look into the world of art. Throughout his composition, he gives his opinions on various topics about art. Jane Tompkins essay Indians: Textualism, Morality, and the Problem of History is a look into the world of history. Within her essay, Tompkins discusses her views on the quest of finding truth in history. She uses terms such as relativism ,the understanding that man or woman can never find the absolute truth in facts, and epistemological quandary , a predicament where in her case she could not find the correct knowledge and facts to interpret and learn the factual information she desired to possess. These terms help to develop her way of finding ...
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  • Responsibilities Of Anthropologists - 1,207 words
    Responsibilities Of Anthropologists Responsibilities of Anthropologists There is much blindness in the way civilized people first percieve people of other cultures. Often times this blindness can lead to arrogance. Anthropology has been important for hundreds of years, describing unknown cultures and explaining their histories. Unfortunately, not all of the work or research these anthropologists do can be completely accurate. Researchers such as Napolean A Chagnon abuse not only the culture under question, but all those who follow his work. It is difficult to understand why this type of abuse occurs. There are many explinations why, but the most prevelant being the illusion of superiority. C ...
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  • Third Party Presidential Debates - 1,248 words
    ... r other party candidates. The Libertarian Party's presidential candidate is Harry Brown and their vice presidential candidate Jo Jorgenson (Hall,7A). They are on the ballot in 50 states (Hall,7A). In 1992 this parties candidates received less than 1% of the vote (Hall,7A). The Natural Law Party's candidates include John Hagelin and Mike Tompkins (Hall,7A). They are on the ballots in 45 states (Hall,7A). In 1992 they received less than 50,000 votes(Hall,7A). The Taxpayers Party's candidates are Howard Phillips and Herbert Titus (Hall,7A). They are on the ballots in 39 states, and like the Natural Law Party received less than 50,000 votes in 1992 (Hall,7A). Finally the Green Party's candid ...
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