Hurried child syndrome

Hurried Child Syndrome Name Institution Abstract This paper addresses the ‘hurried child syndrome’, a condition described by Elkind (2001) as ‘‘a set of stress-linked behaviors, which result when a child is expected by his parents to perform well beyond his or her level of mental, social or emotional capabilities. Parents over-schedule their children's lives, push them hard for academic success, and expect them to behave and act like miniature adults’’ (p.165).It discusses the dynamics of hurrying children, the negative sociological impacts of hurrying children and also recommends on what parents can do to avoid falling for the trap of the hurried child syndrome. The paper relies...

three theoretical positions (structural-functionalism, conflict theory, and the symbolic-interactionist perspective) on the sociology of religion

Theoretical Positions in the Sociology of Religion Student’s name Institution Theoretical Positions in the Sociology of Religion Introduction The sociological perspective lay emphasis on the social contexts that people live in, it then examines how the contexts influence our lives. The sociological perspective is raising the question of how people are influenced by groups, especially how the society influences its people. The society refers to a group of people who share both a territory and culture. Sociologists consider the social location of people to find out why they behave in a certain way. The social location refers to the positions that people occupy in the society because of...

journal 4

Name: Instructor: Course: Date: The main and the only challenge facing liberalism globally is the traditional point of view on issues. The traditionalistic philosophy believes in civil liberties hence they stir to oppose things like the PATRIOT Act, they believe that having ethical compass can pilot people to anarchy. Shall it be fair and reasonable if we criticize the traditional perspective? Though considered as an antagonist to liberalism, traditional perspective just like liberalism should be treated with respect and dignity. The article below is to discuss the effects of this conservativeness and how it has hindered the ability of liberation to take full charge not only in Quebec or but...

Abortion: pro-choice

Abortion: Pro-choice Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Abortion: Pro-choice Abstract The issue of whether to abort or not has been debated for years. Activists campaigning for or against abortion have hit the deadlines for years. While a majority of people are against the issue of abortion, abortion has been accepted globally for a number of circumstances. Abortion for medical reasons is a widely accepted reason for procuring an abortion (en la Atención Primaria & y Beneficios, 2009). However, most of the abortions procured globally do not have a medical basis, but are procured as a result of unintended pregnancies. The political scene has also been shaped by the pro-life or...

Compare a theme developed through the use of the Quest motif in City of Thieves by David Benioff with that in The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.

Name Instructor Course Date The Theme of Violence in the Quest for Authority and Power David Benioff's story titled " City of Thieves" has several themes among them violence, which is used in the quest for power and authority. In his story, Benioff narrates the story of a young Jew, who is arrested unjustly and charged for treason. The young Jew called Lev Beniov is depicted as the victim of circumstances and is treated unfairly as he awaits execution. With another cellmate Kolya, Lev is given an alternative to execution although under some conditions. They are required to collect one dozen of eggs for one of the Colonel s daughter who has a wedding. The two are given the condition that they must...

Values. Clarification and analysis

Values clarification and analysis Student Institution Organizational values are codes of ethics that are upheld by an institution, to guide its employees conduct in services provision. The values also give a clue to the customers the kind of services they should expect from the organization. The values help to control behaviors of employees at work in respect to their position as they relate to the clients. For instance, in the hospital setting, employees in different department depend on each other to provide quality healthcare. In this context, team spirit is required, and healthcare providers are expected to respect each other in their respective departments as they work with integrity to...

business law

Name Instructor Task Date Charles Leon Kirksey aka Cedric Smith v. the State of Maryland 1. Facts How the Case Began Charles Leon Kirksey (also known as Cedric Smith) had been convicted of battery by the Harford County Circuit Court under a sworn statement of facts before a trial bench. The appellant was sentenced to three years in jail (with all but 18 months suspended, to be served consecutively to his sentence for a previous conviction) and a further three years of supervised probation upon release. Having been indicted for two counts of bank robberies in Baltimore, Maryland, which violated 18 U.S.C. §§ 2113 sections (a) and (f), Kirksey pled guilty to one count while reserving a...

The Merchant of Venice (Give the paper clear, effective title)

Analysis of the Merchant of Venice Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Analysis of the Merchant of Venice The playwright of the book, William Shakespeare, made a woman character who has a massive impact on the composition. This is contrary to most of his writings where women have little or no authority and are portrayed as not being very clever. The play incorporates a number of female characters. Portia, for instance, is a female that saves the life of a man using her brains. Beatrice is another character, and she is like Portia in almost all aspects and attributes. These two characters contribute to the central focus of the play because of their IQs and smart comments as well as being...

Rhetorical Analysis of Editorial Cartoon

Rhetorical Analysis of an Editorial Cartoon Benjamin Franklin’s “Join or Die” cartoon, which depicts a severed snake whose parts represent the thirteen colonies is considered the first political cartoon in the United States. Franklin's image had a purpose that was eminently political from the start, as he used it to support his plan for an association between the colonies. (Becker) The cartoon is quite significant in the development of cartoons as it is seen through the history as a symbol of colonial unity and the revolutionary spirit against the British. The purpose of "Join or Die" was to elicit the Americans to join against the bigger threat to the British, and the Indians. This...

In your opinion what is the greatest challenge your generation will face? What ideas do you have for dealing with it?

The greatest challenge that my generation will face. Over the past decade or two, technological advancement in the world has taken a very drastic leap. In many aspects this is positive in the sense that it helps to solve many problems that humanity faces each day. But like many other things that are in existence, technological advancement also has its downsides. The radical rate of change of technological inventions itself is one of its mishaps. One may purchase a new type of gadget or tool, especially electronic, for personal, business or industrial use and in a few months or years will be forced to purchase new types since the initial one will have been outdated. One is therefore forced to...