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Genetically Modified Foods: To Label or Not To Label? - Plants or animals that are created through gene slicing techniques of genetic engineering are called genetically modified organisms or, GMOs. This technique for creating plants and animals was first done in the 1970s. According to Non-GMO Project, “This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.” (Non-GMO Project). This type of genetic modification has started to worry people....   [tags: Genetic Engineers, Genetically Modified Organisms]
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Sociology: The Power of a Label - In the film “The Outsiders” and the “The Saints and the Roughnecks” article there are two types of classes; a lower class viewed as deviant and a middle class viewed as perfect. These two classes are defined by different statuses, titles, and symbols. They are also labeled differently by government officials, police, and by their respective social classes. Putting a “deviant” label on a certain social class almost always causes the labeled class to complete their “fulfilled prophecy. The tension between classes further reinforces what happens when we apply labels to groups in society, labels that will cause pain, suffering, and unequal treatment of other classes....   [tags: socioeconomic classes and their vicissitudes]
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The Impact of a Label: ADHD - ... Knowles shares her experiences and the knowledge she has gained as a professor at Westfield State College as well as a few interviews that she conducted to see what impact ADHD had on kids schooling. Of all of her findings, “The most important thing a teacher can do,” says Knowles, “is listen and build relationships with their ADHD students” (p.61). Rather than focusing on the medical side of ADHD, like chemical imbalances in the brain, Knowles uses fist hand accounts and observations that she has gathered while working with children suffering from ADHD....   [tags: intellectual functioning]
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Peeling Back the Label - Have you ever heard yourself mentioned by someone else as “mature or immature?” This status is so easy to place on people that they often don’t even realize that they are slapping a label on someone. Have you ever pondered why this person is acting immature. Often people see someone do something obnoxious or stupid and their first thought is “that person is so immature.” However, what about the effects that leads up to them behaving in this manner. Within my paper I plan to broaden your viewpoint and ideology and show you that immaturity and maturity aren’t just labels, but are the results of many leading affects in a person’s life....   [tags: Sociology ]
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Multiprotocol Label Switching - This paper will discuss one of the most popular and successful networking technologies in recent memory. This technology is known as Multiprotocol Label Switching, or MPLS. Inspired by Ipsilon Networks, developed by Cisco, and standardized by the IETF, this service has become a dominant competitor. Independent think-tank, Nemertes Research has estimated that nearly eighty five percent of companies are already using MPLS today. Multiprotocol Label switching works at layer 2 and is a new, alternative WAN service....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Food Companies Need to Label Their Food - ... The chemical is known for causing major organ system damage, birth defects, growth problems, schizophrenia, and hearing loss and is banned in over 100 countries (Perez). The food industries refuse to label the warning signs of these products. The list of ingredients on a Gatorade bottle is so long that people do not take the time to read and understand them all. It should be up to the food companies to help Americans know what they are putting in their bodies. Chemicals like Azodicarbonamide, which is used to bleach both flour and foamed plastic, is too complicated of a name for people to understand....   [tags: chemical, health, risks, poison] 1478 words
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Identifying Volatile Compounds Not on the Gatorada Label - Introduction The purpose of this experiment was to identify the numerous volatile compounds not listed on the label, determine the quantity of chloride present, and to determine the various species of citrate and phosphate present in Gatorade. The volatile compounds in sports drinks are usually labeled as “natural flavors” and were identified using gas chromatography and mass spectrometry (GCMS). The quantity and determination of chloride was determined using the ion selective electrode (ISE) method....   [tags: chloride, gas chromatography, procedure] 971 words
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Off-Label Use of Prescription Drugs - Although the pharmaceutical industry says that prescription medicines are as safe as they can possibly be, prescribed drugs have a high increase of risking a patient’s health. According to the law, drug makers seek Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for specific uses of their products and conduct trials to test their drugs safety and effectiveness in patients with specific conditions. The FDA demands that drug companies conduct rigorous clinical trials to prove a drugs safety and effectiveness in treating a particular disease....   [tags: Academic Essays]
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Just A Label - I agree with Sigmund Friend that one needs both purposeful works and meaningful love to be considered a success. According to the Webster’s New World College dictionary success is defined as “a result; outcome; a favorable a satisfactory outcome or result; something having such an outcome; the gaining of wealth, fame, rank etc; a successful person. In the community, in which I live success, is based on materialistic thing, such as cars, jewelry and clothing. At my school, Metro High, amongst my friends, peers and faculty success appears to be defined as a goal in which one accomplishes....   [tags: essays research papers] 541 words
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Plath - A Rebuttal of the Feminist Label - Plath - A Rebuttal of the "Feminist" Label       Sylvia Plath has long been hailed as a feminist writer of great significance. In her 1976 book Literary Women, Ellen Moers writes, "No writer has meant more to the current feminist movement" (qtd. in Wagner 5), and still today, at a time when the idea of equality for women isn't so radically revolutionary as it had been earlier in the century, Plath is a literary symbol of the women's rights movement. Roberta Mazzenti quotes Robert A. Piazza as writing that there is "little feminist consciousness" in Plath's work, and goes on to explain that because "Plath's work [is] being read......   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) - Introduction In computer networking and telecommunications, Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a data-carrying mechanism that belongs to the family of packet-switched networks. When it comes to getting network traffic from point A to point B, no single way suits every application. Voice and video applications require minimum delay variation, while mission-critical applications require hard guarantees-of-service and rerouting. So far, only circuit-switched networks have provided the differentiated services and guarantees required by many of these applications....   [tags: Technology Data] 1497 words
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Label Pro - Label Pro Gerri, The information on the manual is highlighted in yellow. LabelPro 3.0 for Windows Welcome to LabelPro 3.0, designed to take full advantage of the Windows 95/Windows NT 4.0 User Interface. LabelPro 3.0 comes with Win32s to allow it to work with Windows 3.1x as well. New Features in this Version: 1. Start Up Dialog: Helps you decide what task you want to accomplish . 2. Quick Input Assistant. Provides you pre-designed templates that are already linked with lists. All you do is enter the data and print....   [tags: Essays Papers] 558 words
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An Orange Juice Label as a Microcosm of Society - An Orange Juice Label as a Microcosm of Society One facet of Herbert von Hundstein's theory of universality is that all components of culture, from obvious propaganda campaigns to written notes exchanged on refrigerator doors, are meaningful and representative of society as a whole. Von Hundstein writes in Kultur ist Alle; Alle ist Kultur, The most mundane may also be the most significant, for is our culture any less forgotten in the private conversations of two lovers. Culture does not exist in a vacuum: it permeates all like oxygen, and for that reason anything in existence is a product of its culture....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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The Label of Monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - The Label of Monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein The novel, Frankenstein, was written by Mary Shelley in 1817. The novel is of a gothic genre as it includes the themes of monsters, death and oppressive nature. Her father raised her, after her mother's death ten days after Mary was born. Her father, William Godwin, was a radical philosopher, who encouraged Mary to read a lot. Mary met a young, married poet when she was sixteen; they fell in love and eloped together in 1814....   [tags: Papers] 2375 words
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Multi-Protocol Label Switching - MPLS - Multi-Protocol Label Switching - MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching, more commonly referred to as MPLS, was defined in the late 1990sas a traffic engineering mechanism to replace IP over ATM in Internet backbones. In the mid-90s efforts were made to combine IP and ATM technologies, the first one being IP switching developed by Ipsilon, competition came very quickly from other companies, notably Cisco with “Tag Switching”, IBM with “Aggregate Route-based IP Switching” and Cascade with “IP Navigator”....   [tags: Technology] 2377 words
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Do We Need to Label Foods Containing Genetically Modified Organisms? - There is something about a human being nature that wants to know what is going around him and we are constantly making decisions based on that acquired knowledge. Sometimes we are proud and defensive of the decisions we make and other times we regret our choices. Cognitive dissonance theory addresses the idea of, “one’s self-image is inconsistent with one’s beliefs, attitudes, or behaviors” (Gass & Seiter, 2013, p. 63). It goes on explaining about why we might do things that do not match our ideology on life or a certain issues and how “persuasive messages can be tailored to either increase or decrease in dissonance” (Gass & Seiter, 2013, p....   [tags: GMO, modified organisms, gmo products]
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How to Spot a Fake Polo Ralph Lauren - I will demonstrate with images how to distinguish between a genuine polo and a fake one. But of course, I wouldn’t start without a short story. Recently, one of my customers visited the store and couldn’t hide his excitement on his recent vacation in Dubai and how he had discovered a “cheap source” for the popular Polo by Ralph Lauren polos, t-shirts and shirts. He also mentioned that he had also made arrangements for periodic deliveries to Abuja from this Dubai based retailer. I was silent for a while....   [tags: stitching, label, pony] 1173 words
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Deviance is Merely a Label Applied by Society to the Acts of Others - Deviance is Merely a Label Applied by Society to the Acts of Others Interactionists consider that when examining deviance it is just as important to look at those who define the act as deviant as it is to look at the act itself. They would argue that it is the reaction of society that determines how deviant an act is, if at all. Becker's labelling theory suggests that deviance is actually created by the social groups which create and promote norms and values which are deviated from, rather than the act itself....   [tags: Papers] 431 words
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Decent and Street People in the Code of the Streets by Elijah Anderson - Short Paper Assignment 2 Throughout the article “The Code of the Streets,” Elijah Anderson explains the differences between “decent” and “street” people that can be applied to the approaches of social control, labeling, and social conflict theories when talking about the violence among inner cities due to cultural adaptations. Anderson’s theory examined African Americans living in America’s inner cities that are driven to follow the “street code” and work to maintain respect, loyalty, and their own self-image....   [tags: social, control, label, conflict] 1687 words
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Examining The Use of Health and Nutrition Claims Using Mintel GNPD - Introduction This report looks at the state of health and nutrition claims in Canada from 2007-2012, as well the United States (U.S) and the European Union (EU). Several different questions were addressed for this report: 1. During the five year period from 2007 to 2012, was there an increase or a decrease health and nutrition claims. 2. What were the top 20 health and nutrition claims in 2007 and 2012. And how is the nature of the claims changing through the years. 3. What are the major food categories carrying the top 20 health and nutrition claims overall....   [tags: food, label, claims, health] 2532 words
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The Sad Reality of Genetically Modified Food - ... We are the only country trying to hide what is going on behind our food, when about 75% of our food in the US contains GMOs. For starters, GMOs require massive amounts of pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Poisons are being put on your food and not only are these being coated onto what you’re eating but they are being put back into our water supply, and factories don’t show any sign of change or willingness to change. Not only does this affect your health but has and will have serious negative impacts on the surrounding environment for our planet and other living organisms....   [tags: label foods, processed foods] 978 words
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Unintenttional Overdosing on Pharmaceutical Drugs - Drug Overdosing During the summer of 2013, I committed my time to learning the fundamentals of being a clinical pharmacist at UT Southwestern Medical Center. From the time I spent there, I knew that I wanted to practice medicine at the professional level. As an intern, I spent a lot of time shadowing different pharmacists and observing how they deal with the many staff members in the hospital. Whether it is with a physician, pharmacy technician, patient, or another pharmacist, the pharmacist would always deal with them in a professional manner....   [tags: label, medicine, toxic] 3385 words
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Strategies for Children with Food Allergies - Caring for a child with food allergies is arduous for parents; from label reading, cross contamination, to stress of family and friends who are not understanding, and the stress of when the allergen is ingested. The immediate response is the most important, but parents and children of food allergic families generally also deal with emotional issues. Although it may seem like a big task, all caregivers, teachers, and health professionals should know how to take care of children with food allergies, watch for signs of anaphylaxis, and know how to treat it for the safety of all children with food allergies....   [tags: label reading, cross contamination, stress]
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Know What You Consume: Label Prepared Foods - We live in a time where obesity rates in America seem to just keep skyrocketing. Fast food restaurants can be found on nearly every city block across the country; and with many utilizing misleading advertisements, it can be difficult for an individual to distinguish junk food from what’s genuinely healthy. For instance, a McDonald’s restaurant doesn’t emphasize what is in their unhealthy meals; instead, they appear to focus more so on commercial advertisements showcasing happy families and attractive, physically-fit people eating burgers....   [tags: obesity, junk food, fast food ]
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Know What You Consume: Label Prepared Foods - We live in a time where obesity rates in America seem to just keep skyrocketing. A fast food restaurant can be found on almost every city block, and with their misleading advertisements, it is difficult to separate food that is good for you and food that is bad for you. A McDonald’s restaurant doesn’t tell you what is in their unhealthy burgers, they just show consumers commercials and posters of a skinny model eating one. It is clear how this can be confusing and lead people to an unhealthy diet....   [tags: obesity rates, america, health epidemic]
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Should Products Containing Genetically Modified Crops Be Labeled As So? - There is a lot of confusion surrounding the use of Genetically Modified crops in today’s foods and products. First we must answer, what exactly is a Genetically Modified crop, or more commonly known as a “GMO”. According to the FDA, the U.S. food and drug administration, a GMO is simply “a plant developed through a process in which a copy of a desired gene from one plant or organism is placed into another plant to achieve a desired trait” (fda.org). For years, consumers have been purchasing products containing GMOs without any knowledge of doing so, and recently, GMOs have become a huge topic of conversation....   [tags: products, label, consumer, farmer] 565 words
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Eradication of Race Labels - Race labels have been present in society, not only in the United States, but all around the world, for hundreds of years. However, the concept of race has not always existed. In ancient times, while people were often divided by characteristics such as class, religion, and others, they were never divided by the color of their skin. “Race” in the context of classifying humans was not even used in the English language until it was used in 1508 in a poem by William Dunbar (California Newsreel, 2003)....   [tags: race, racism, sterotyping, label] 987 words
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Genetically Engineered Foods - ... With this injection, the Hawaiian farmers were able to restore their crops without any further virus infecting the batch of papayas. Hawaii was just a starting point for the use of genetically engineered foods. In 1994, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the very first genetically engineered crop to be released for human consumption. Created by Calgene’s Flavr Savr company, the crop was a tomato that was engineered to delay its ripening process. With this new trait, the tomatoes could be transported to supermarkets and groceries stores without rotting or becoming overripe (Yowell)....   [tags: hunger, label food, FDA] 972 words
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The Labeling Theory and its Effect on Devience - According to labeling theory, deviance is a product of a societal reaction to behaviour. A label is created as a reaction to an isolated incident by agents of social control. The recipient then internalizes the label and absorbs it into their self identity. Once they identify with the label, the individual will act in ways that fulfill the label. The focus of labeling theory is on the process of how the label leads to further delinquent behaviour. The cause of the initial act of deviance is of less concern than how societies reaction to the act creates a condition for further deviance....   [tags: social, delinquency, identity] 593 words
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Tag Switching - 1. Description of tag switching Tag switching is a protocol that is developed by Cisco as a solution to join the benefits of layer 2 data link layer (switching) with layer 3 network layer (routing). Moreover, the Tag switching can professionally be enabled the delivery of IP over ATM switching network. It uses tags between the layer 3 and layer 2 headers to provide high speed method of packet switching. The idea of the tag switching is that each tag has a fixed length label that will be told the tag switching node how data should forward over the network....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Labeling Theory and Its Effectiveness on Youth Crime and Anti-Social Behavior - Summarise labelling theory and then consider its effectiveness in considering youth crime and anti-social behaviour in contemporary British society Labelling theory is the theory of how applying a label to an individual influences their lifestyle, and how the social reaction to this label influences the individual. "...social groups create deviance by making rules whose infraction creates deviance, and by applying those roles to particular people and labelling them as outsiders. From this point of view, deviance is not a quality of the act the person commits, but rather a consequence of the application by other of rules and sanctions to an 'offender.' The deviant is one to whom that label h...   [tags: theory, lifestyle, social, deviant] 908 words
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Deviance and The Strain Theory - Deviance is the violation of cultural norms. Deviance falls into two forms: formal and informal. Formal deviance is the violation of laws in a society, resulting in crime. Informal deviance is the violation of a social norm. This is an action not acceptable by society, but cannot be punishable by law. In order to understand deviance, one must examine why individuals are deviant and what function deviance serves in society. However, there is not a definite answer for either, rather multiple theories....   [tags: Formal, Informal, Cultural Norms] 1628 words
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Breaking Free of Stereotypes - Stereotype has become the new fashion of labeling groups and an easier way to identify a minority group by ones opinion. Judith Ortiz Cofer, author of “The Myth of the Latin Woman: I just met a girl named Maria” and Eric Liu, author of “Notes of a Native Speaker” escaped from any label that will shadow their minority group as a way to show others that it is possible to become themselves, rather than what society has labeled their minority group. Stereotype is not anything else other than expressions and opinions that have accumulated in past and present years....   [tags: Stereotype] 542 words
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Effects of Labels in Special Education - Introduction Attitudes toward students who are enrolled in special education are upsetting and the labels that are placed upon these students are appalling and mistaken. Labeling does affect the perception of these exceptional children. A lack of data appears in the effects of labels on teachers, adults, children and high school students. Observations and research techniques are used to make a conclusion that labeling is presented and determined in a wrong way. Labeling in schools has brought bullying and uneducated information to many people especially those in the Special Education spectrum....   [tags: Education, Mental Disability]
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Next Generation Internet Protocol IPV6 - As the internet growth rate has been reached to a very high level, and using a heavy multimedia application such as video and audio stream, Qos (Quality of Service) technology has become more relevant and important. IPV6 (Next generation internet protocol) have more features and characteristics then IPV4 such as providing more address space and new fields that can be used to enhance and make the usage of IP Network more frequent even with the sensitive traffic flow. The currently used Ipv4 which has supported the internet for more than 20 years have many problems such as No QOS were implemented, so many other protocols are used to guarantee request for the sensitive traffic flow....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Essential Differences in Terms of Black and African American - In John H. McWhorter’s essay “Why I am Black, Not African American”, the term “African American” is being stressed out and misused. McWhorter says, “It’s time we descendants of slaves brought to the United States let go of the term “African American” and go back to calling ourselves black – with a capital B” (527). I agree with McWhorter’s argument about calling African American’s Black. I feel people should not be addressing a person as an “Italian American”, if one has a heritage in America. So why should the term African American be treated by one descendant’s nationality....   [tags: Race]
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Related studies to consumers preferences for eco-labeled seafood - From literature review is clear, that currently applied management measures may not be sufficient to address problem of overexploitation and depletion of fisheries resources in Malaysia. The developed countries on the end of 20th century recognized that only traditional techniques of fisheries management to promote sustainable fisheries, that focus only on supply-side may not be suffiecient. Therefore, the partnership of industry and conservationists to achieve change in natural resource management took place in fisheries as new tool – eco-labeling system to let the demand side reward fisheries industry for responsible and sustainable management....   [tags: Food Science]
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A Mathematical Analysis of Computational Complexity - \section{Introduction}\label{INTR:sec} In this paper we propose and solve polynomially in time and space a problem that consists on deciding whether, given an array called {\em card} of $\mathbf{n}$ columns and $\mathbf{m}$ lines and whose entries, denoted $ij$, $2\leq i\leq\mathbf{n}$ and $2\leq j\leq\mathbf{m}$, contain a finite set of disjunction of two literals (chosen among a finite set of atoms), then all possible combinations, $\mathbf{n}^{\mathbf{m}}$, of conjunctions over unsatisfiable or no....   [tags: theiretical, computation] 2720 words
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Perception of McDonald’s - Perception of McDonald’s McDonald’s has expanded globally into 31,000 worldwide outlets and employed more than 1.5 million people in more than 119 countries (Kulkarni, Lassar, Sridhar & Venkitachalam, 2009). Nevertheless, McDonald’s always faces negative perception and commonly related in serving unhealthy and junk foods amongst its customers around the world (Currie, Dellavigna, Moretti, & Pathania, 2009). It is not only the negative perception of public, but McDonald’s have been attacked and accused of selling unhealthy food in several countries, including the US, China, Belgium, Holland, India, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom (Wilson, 2009)....   [tags: Business, Unhealthy Food] 955 words
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Labeling Theory - What does it mean to be a “teen mom”. People can put others into groups and to some degree label them without even consciously thinking about it. There are even television shows about this topic including, “Sixteen and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom”, at times these shows show the affect the situation has on the father as well. Some individuals say this idolizes this situation, others say it shows a realistic picture of what life would be like to be a mom at 16. This is something that people may categorize or label as soon as they see or assume someone is a “teen mom”....   [tags: Labeling paradox]
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The Militia Group - The Militia Group In the year 2001 a band named Rufio, released their full length album on an unrecognizable record label. Since then The Militia Group has grown to become a popular label in the Southern California area and is starting to gain fame with the rest indie rockers of the United States. The Militia Group decided to create a web site to share the label with the world and hope to let others experience the joy the bands bring. They asked a company to create a website that is accessible to all so their record label could grow....   [tags: Websites Internet Music Essays]
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A Comparison of Conflict and Labeling Theory in the Context of Youth Gangs - Many have attempted to explain gang involvement in today's society. However, there is an underlying activity of youth joining gangs that does not seem to have enough media coverage or thorough explanations. As the name suggests, youth gang membership is about the juvenile population creating and joining gangs. Research indicates that youth gang membership exists in contemporary north America (Bernburg et al. 2006; aLilly et al. 2011; Maclure and Sotelo 2004; Sims 1997; Wiley et al. 2013; Yoder et al....   [tags: conflict theory, labeling theory, youth gangs]
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Firm Description and Situation Analysis: The History of Target Corporation - ... It has now become the second-largest retailer in the United States, following Wal-Mart. To show the company’s growth, revenues for Target totaled $33 billion in 2001; while eleven years later in 2012, revenues totaled $69.8 billon. A total of 127 stores have even been opened in Canada, where the company is striving with three distribution centers, compared to 37 total distribution centers in the United States. Target’s strong brand image and large size allows it to introduce private label brands....   [tags: unbeatable prices, great guest service] 1641 words
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The Labelling Theory - The main aim of this essay is to describe two general theories of offending and then consider the extent to which they explain youth offending. This essay will firstly outline the context of the labelling theory then go on to discuss the way in which a label becomes a person’s master status in life. The essay will then compare the differences with primary and secondary deviance and define the term self fulfilling prophecy. The second stage of the essay will describe the learning theory, explaining the background including all the terms, classical conditioning, operant conditioning and social learning theory....   [tags: Psychology, Deviant Behavior] 1674 words
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The Story of Island Records - Island Records is one of the most influential pop music record labels of all time. Mixing cultures and influences from reggae to pop, hip hop, and even punk, Island has shaken up ideas and introduced new genres to mainstream music, bringing cultures into the musical spotlight halfway across the world. Still alive and thriving today, Island has produced some of the music industry’s biggest names and groups including Jimmy Buffet, The B-52s, U2, and Bob Marley. But like all companies, Island too started out as a hobby before it was even a small business; and the story is incredible....   [tags: music industry, record labels, bob marley]
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A New Policy on High-heeled Shoes - A New Policy on High-heeled Shoes Background Throughout history, women have bent over backward to feel and look attractive. Many of the methods used to obtain this goal are dangerous to their health. The high-heeled shoe, one of the most popular types of women’s foot apparel, belongs in this category. The pump puts a tremendous amount of stress on a woman’s knees, back, heels, and toes. To avoid these potential problems, women should be warned about the dangers of wearing high-heeled shoes. Needs Without knowledge of the damage done by high-heeled shoes women are put in danger of permanently harming their bodies....   [tags: Medical Medicine Health Essays]
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The Great GMOs Debate - There tend to be two main viewpoints when considering genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The two groups include the pro-camp, which fully supports GMOs, and the anti-camp, which is completely against GMOs. Between the two groups, there are major differences of opinion, scientific studies are interpreted with distinct disparities, and the proposed long-term benefits are argued intensely. Due to the varied sentiments regarding GMOs, governments and consumers have been unable to agree on laws to regulate the research or the implementation of GMOs....   [tags: genetically modified organisms]
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Luciano and The XTERMINATOR Crew - Luciano and The XTERMINATOR Crew The XTERMINATOR label came to be in 1987 when Vena Recordings changed it's name to Kings & Lions. This name remained for a few years in the middle of the 1980's and then was changed again to Exterminator. In time Exterminator records dropped the"E"from the title to leave the present day label, XTERMINATOR. Phillip"Fattis"Burrell is the producer of XTERMINATOR records and is responsible for the success the label has seen thus far. All musicians that have worked with"Fattis"have spoken very highly of him and his dedication to the production of reggae music."The seriousness and zeal that ëFattis' has is so compatible to mine that we pull in tandem like a scull...   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Genetically modified food - In the recent years , genetically modified food and organisms have been the center of talk in the food department . These products have replaced our old diet of genetically altered foods, which has had a tremendous impact on not only our health , but also on the environment. One of the biggest problems with these genetically modified products , is that the big named companies are not required to label if their products are genetically modified. They are way to many negatives to weigh out the pluses on this topic and that is why most Americans are against genetically modified food....   [tags: food companies, modified products, food]
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