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The Concepts of Equality & Social Equity

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H. George Frederickson, expert in the field of public administration, coined the term “social equity,” which urges public administrators not to view individuals within one environment as the same but instead to view them against a backdrop of social and economic factors before assuming equality.

Ideals of equality and social justice form the basis of political philosophy. However, enforcing principles of equality across society often infringes on the liberal concept of social justice. Tensions within social and political relations have led to the creation of international government and non government organizations that seek to maintain ethical standards of equality throughout the world. These ethical standards allow reasonable individuals to maintain their philosophical differences without jeopardizing the greater good of global society. 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

Health Care in the US

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Assignment 1:

Provide your reasoned opinion (i.e. exhibiting your ability to develop a logical analysis and synthesizing from your research) regarding:

  1. Why health care costs in the U.S. are so much higher compared to health care costs in so many other nations.
  2. Why the U.S. ranks poorly compared to so many other nations on so many health status indicators.
  3. What policies would you change in the U.S. health system that would improve on our health cost profile and health status ranking?

Assignment 2:

Utilizing at least one quantitative and one qualitative health policy research method, design a study to examine whether health centers [including the federally qualified health center model] are able to reduce or eliminate health disparities across racial or ethnic and socioeconomic subpopulation. Continue reading

Concert Critique

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A critique is a statement of your point of view. You should develop your ideas so that the reader can visualize and understand the dance as you observed the performance.

Format:
Your paper should be a five paragraph essay, typed in MLA format, size 12 Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins. Make sure to proofread and make necessary revisions. You will be graded on format, spelling, and grammar. Remember that there are resources available to you on campus to assist in writing.

Paragraph One: Introduction
State the “who, what, where, when” of the performance. Briefly describe the company and the choreographer.

Paragraph Two: Description
This paragraph should communicate how the dance looked and sounded. Describe the dance in detail focusing on the elements of time, space, and energy. Include costuming, lighting, music, text, sounds, props, and anything else on the stage (sculptures, sets, etc.). Continue reading

Minority Health

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Analyze the health status of a specific minority group. Select a minority group that is represented in the United States (examples include American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander). In an essay of 750-1,000 words, compare and contrast the health status of the minority group you have selected to the national average. Consider the cultural, socioeconomic, and sociopolitical barriers to health. How do race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and education influence health for the minority group you have selected? Continue reading

Space, Mobilities and the Experience Economy

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This assignment for this module takes the form of a website on a tourism and events generating country. You will be required to select a country  and undertake research on this destination in relation to the events/tourism industry.

You are a tourism and events consultant. You have been approached by a client who is interested in organizing a large cultural festival in X country. This event is meant to attract a large number of international and domestic visitors, and the visitors to the festival will be encouraged to explore the country. Continue reading

Emerging Health Issues

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How infectious diseases create a challenge for population health promotion. This is a 5- page paper designed to employ a social justice theoretical lens to investigate the relationship between a significant health problem for a vulnerable population (population-based)and macro structures which influence health outcomes for this selected group. Describe the vulnerable population you have chosen and the health problem of interest for that population. Use your literature review to develop your description (demographics, vulnerability traits). Continue reading

Management Arrangements in DIY Stores

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DIY Stores (DIYS) is a chain of large warehouse-style stores selling DIY equipment, self-assembly furniture, plumbing appliances and garden tools. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a larger retail group and is ranked in the top five in terms of its UK market share. Its annual turnover exceeds £50 billion and its annual profits are around £1 million. DIYS currently runs 250 stores across the country, serves over a million customers a week and employs 12,000 people. Continue reading

Sociology Lending Institutions, Health Care, and Human Capital

Use the Internet to research one

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developing nation of your choice. Your research should include an examination of lending institutions, health care, and human capital, as well as the material covered by the Webtext and lectures in Weeks 6 through 9. Write a three to four (3-4) page research paper in which you: 1. Explore whether or not funding from international lending institutions like the World Bank and the IMF are helping or hindering the social, economic, or political development of the country that you have selected. Support your response with examples. 2. Discuss, with examples, at least four (4) substantive ways in which a healthy population strengthens the economy of the country that you have selected. 3. Ascertain the degree to which the leadership of your chosen country has used foreign aid to improve its health care system. Support your response with concrete examples. 4. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Continue reading

Reflexive Diary

Reflexive journal

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Please complete a 2,000 word Reflexive Diary that reviews your learning throughout this module. The Diary should include specific learning points from the course as well as learning that has emerged through the experience of completing your CV and cover letter. This assignment is an opportunity for you to reflect on your own strengths and consider how best to use these as you apply for placements and jobs. Continue reading

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