This paper provides an analysis of Caroline Bird’s essay “College is a Waste of Time and Money.” The paper also includes an analysis of Bird’s rhetorical context and purpose in the essay, as well as offering a brief biography of her life and achievements.
Cultural, temporal & religious significance of symbols & communication modes of Ice Age peoples.
The Clash of Cujltures in Iraq and Afghanistan
reasons why the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan are basically due to a clash of cultures rather than religious. Despite tribal and sect differences, it is the culture difference among sects and Americans that is causing many of the problems
WOMEN IN SOCIETY.
Changing roles & needs in 1990s. Historical/cultural background, sexism. workplace, family, political power, child care, economics, abortion, feminism, health.
This paper discusses a number of issues related to medical ethics, including those that arise in light of new technologies that permit extension of life despite medical futility and those that enable the storing, recording, and sharing of electronic patient health records under HIPAA law. Ethical issues related to increased diversity in the U.S. population are also discussed.
Compares opinions of pro-choice & right-to-life factions, argues for abortions.
Assesses & compares methods, paradigms, interpretations in Ruth Benedict's [Patterns of Culture], Jose Limon's [Dancing with the Devil] & Gananath Obeyesekere's [Medusa's Hair].
"FUTURE SHOCK" (ALVIN TOFFLER).
Reviews work on social & individual adaptation to technological revolution & rapid change. Emphasizes danger of human obsolescence.
History, medicalization, physicians vs. midwifes, decision making process, vaginal birth vs. Caesarean section, roles of doctors & mothers, mortality rates.