Who Earns the Minimum Wage
This paper makes the argument that despite single women typically being viewed as the biggest group of recipients of minimum-wage income, it is actually teens who represent this group. The benefits and drawbacks of an increase in the minimum wage are also addressed.
Getting Old: Aging in America
A short paper exploring the basis for stereotypes against the elderly in America and the impacts it has on an aging generation of baby boomers.
This paper provides an account of the ancient Chinese tradition of controlling positive and negative energy (Chi) through the practice of Feng Shui. This analysis discusses the attitudes of American consumers in the 35-55 year-old demographic toward this growing trend in creating harmony in one’s environment.
TV'S EFFECT ON CHILDREN.
Pro-TV stance. Why TV is positive influence. Exposure to real-life situations to prepare them, using [Social Animal] as support. TV as essential educational tool ([Sesame Street]).
Immigration and California
This paper provides an assessment of the impact of illegal immigration on the state of California and on the lives of those who live there, including effect on education, the economy, taxation, public services and other aspects of society. The assessment recommends California place severe restrictions on future immigration to prevent from eroding the quality of life for those already living in the state.
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY (CBT) AND ALCOHOLISM.
Investigates the effects of CBT on one group. Treatment of depression in alcoholic clients who have been sober for 6 months. Assesses the CBT program in terms of effects on alcohol consumption, depression, anxiety, assertion, positive and negative thought. Theoretical framework. Major concepts of CBT. Research hypothesis. Variables. Research design.
Summarizes paper on snowshoe hares looking at effects of food supplementation and parasitic treatment on their body mass. The paper examined a population of hares, some of whom had food supplemnted, some of whom had antiparasitic treatments, and some of whom had both to see the synergystic effects.
This paper looks at the blood, and at the various cells of which it is composed. It looks at the properties of white cells, and the mechanism of hemostasis. It also looks at how overgrowth of a blood clot is prevented naturally, and examines two undesirable conditions of intravascular blood clotting.
This paper discusses two essays on machismo, "What is Macho?" by Rudolfo Anaya and "Machismo is Complex" by Omar S. Castaneda. It summarizes the points made by the writers and then explains the macho defense system dynamic that perpetuates machismo in men.