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Women’s Reproductive Rights

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Reproductive rights remain a controversial issue, not only in the United States, but in many countries around the world. Although formal laws address this issue at the federal and state levels, it would be shortsighted to view this conversation as occurring only within the hallways of government. In fact, perhaps no issue has galvanized more stakeholders in recent times than reproductive rights. Institutions, religious groups, grassroots organizations, women’s rights organizations, and international bodies such as the United Nations have weighed in on reproductive rights around the world. Continue reading

Decision Making & Judgement

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Compare and contrast the 2 major paradigms we’ve used to look at decision making & judgment so far: rational theories (e.g., expected value/utility) and more descriptive theories (prospect theory and others). Discuss the tenets and the major implications of the theories. What are their major advantages and limitations’ Which is the most influential’ Why’ Can they be reconciled’

Which heuristic or bias do you feel has the biggest impact on practical decision making’ Why’ Why does the heuristic or bias you’ve chosen occur’ Compare it to some of the other well-known heuristics and biases. Discuss the implications of your choice for at least 2 different types of decision making such as personal, group, managerial, political, parental, consumer, etc. Continue reading

Psychological Case Study Analysis

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Develop a psychological case analysis portfolio of a company or non-profit organization. You will apply the cumulative academic knowledge from this course to a real-world scenario. The portfolio will give you a professional work sample that can be presented at a job interview or referenced in a doctoral application. You should include illustrations drawn from print marketing, video/advertising clips, company website pages, interviews, evidence of viral marketing via social networking sites, news clips, annual report finance data, etc. Continue reading

Mass Casualty

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Think about recent mass shooting events that were in the news in the last year.  Such tragic events send shockwaves through communities and impact the country as a whole. In a 3 page paper, write about the unique challenges that survivors of a mass casualty (mass shooting) experience. What might be challenges to a victim advocate working a case of this magnitude and how could an advocate address these challenges  Continue reading

Evolution of Leadership

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Focus on the important events and history markers shown on the animated leadership timeline, Origins of Leadership. Think about how leadership has been impacted by history and has evolved. Think about how leadership might be viewed differently outside of the United States. Find three examples of leaders from different parts of the world and who are also from different eras: Continue reading

The Film Selma

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Please watch the movie “Selma” and write a paper by following the instructions below. This is a film that gives you some historical background about the struggles to gain the right to vote, and the struggle for legislation to protect every person’s civil rights.  The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 were foundational to expanding the protection of civil rights to all people,especially African Americans.  Continue reading

Power in Employment Relations

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Why is power such an important concept in understanding employment relations? Critically evaluate the ways in which employees can increase their power at work.

Assessment Criteria- Students will have to choose ONE essay topic. Essays should be thoroughly grounded in the literature, use appropriate theoretical concepts, provide illustrative examples where appropriate, and evidence of a well-constructed and argued piece of work. Continue reading

Cultural Relativism/ Moral Isolationism

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In the first paragraph, briefly describe cultural relativism or moral isolationism. Use at least one quote from the required readings somewhere in the body of the paragraph. You may use the quote to support your description, or you may interpret, or even argue against the quote, but you must do something with the quote; in other words, don’t just provide a quote at the top of your post. Then, provide an example — either from current topics in the news such as the removal of Confederate statues, from recent history, or from your own personal life — of a topic that has multiple perspectives rooted in the tradition and beliefs of a particular group(s). Continue reading

Legalization of Marijuana

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Substance abusers are more likely to commit crimes, be arrested, serve time in prison, and re-offend. They are a considerable burden on the justice system, and the problem of substance abuse continues to grow. Why are some states choosing to legalize recreational marijuana, and what effects are being seen from this legalization? What do you believe are potential pitfalls of such legalization given the current rates of rising addiction, and recent research identifying unintended consequences? Continue reading

Economic Growth

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Poverty continues to be a plaguing issue in Texas particularly along the shared border with Mexico. As governor, what policy options would you propose to provide economic development for the border region with the ultimate goal of bringing economic improvements to this area? Essay Instructions and Helpful Tips (Texas Government) -12 point font, Times New Roman, Double Spaced. -You must cite your sources and you must have a bibliography (APA format). Only the citations and the bibliography need to be in APA format. Create one bibliography for all three essays that goes at the very end of the word or pdf document. Intro/1st Paragraph: Restate Problem (Problem Identification), Continue reading

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