Immigration to the United States: Positive and Negative Sides

Introduction Immigration to the United States refers to the worldwide movement of non-U.S. citizens seeking to establish a permanent residence in the country. According to Bellovary et al. (2020), “immigrants in the United States represent a wide array of races, ethnicities, cultures, religions, and language preferences” (p. 146). Throughout most...

Discrimination and Affirmative Action

Many people perceive discrimination as an immoral act. To discriminate means to choose against. As such, people are denied opportunities by virtue of their gender, race, religion or age. This is negative discrimination and as such, unethical. However, wholesome condemnation of discrimination is a one- sided affair since discrimination is...

Normative Ethics and the Right to Privacy

Making a moral decision is a complicated matter especially when it involves competing interests. This is because morality involves two fairly subjective notions; good and bad. Morality is not just about what people do, but is concerned with the rationale of decision making. The relationship between morality and personal rights...

Asian Hate Crime in America

Introduction Hate crime refers to a criminal offense involving individuals or groups of offenders discriminating others based on their religion, race, sexual orientation, disability, gender, or ethnicity. Hate crime is prejudiced expressions which fail to involve threats, damage to property, or violence. Despite possessing this nature, the crime exposes the...

Substance Abuse in “Under the Bridge”

Substance abuse has been a serious issue for society for many years, and various artists or poets used this theme to warn people about the dangers of these habits. Likewise, social scientists tried to determine the influences that prompt people to try drugs and become addicted. This paper will discuss...

Discussion of Domestic Violence

Introduction Domestic violence is an issue, which affects millions of people worldwide. Despite the common misconceptions, any individual can become a victim of intimate partner abuse. No matter the age, gender, socio-economic status, or religion, each person is at risk of entering a relationship filled with mental, physical, economic, or...

Issue of Social Inequality

One of the most pressing social problems that sociology is closely concerned with is social inequality. At the same time, both the category of social inequality itself, which reflects the uneven distribution of valued goods and privileges in society, and the forms of its manifestation remains the subject of acute...

Money Can Buy Happiness: Is It True?

Money is often associated with a happier life, but is it really so? Many people will agree that happiness is associated not with money but with other significant things in life, like the freedom to make deliberate decisions, social recognition, and having strong and empowering bonds with a family and...

Illegal Immigration and Its Prevention

Introduction Illegal immigration is a crime highly condemned by every government in the world today. Despite the policies and laws put in place to curb illegal immigration, cases of illegal immigration are still experienced in almost all countries in the world. Even in the most restricted areas like the United...

Workplace Bullying among Nurses in the Acute Setting

Introduction This capstone project aimed to create awareness and empower people at my workplace to discuss the bullying-related issues they face daily. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the frequency of conflicts between nurses and their colleagues and managers has increased significantly in my workplace. The stressful environment has...

Disability: Personal Problem or Structural Issue?

Introduction Disability is the impairment of the mind or body that limits the person with the condition from performing certain activities. World Health Organization (WHO) defines this term as an umbrella covering restriction on participation, limitation on activities, and impairments (Frier et al., 2018). The various complex impact that disability...

Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Overpopulation is a phenomenon that is usually considered an adverse trend, which arises when the population becomes excessive and leads to various negative consequences. It is possible to notice that society has been receiving disappointing data about the substantial and uncontrollable increase in the population number for the last decades....

Nature of the Racial and Ethnic Inequality

Introduction Race and ethnicity are two sensitive concepts in contemporary society because they are a common basis for social stratification and structured inequality. In America, the quest for freedom throughout its history has involved a protracted struggle for fundamental liberties, including the right to religion and political participation for all....

Violence and Control of Gun in the US

Summary Gun violence and crime present a great danger to the well-being of the general public. While the government recognizes the problem, it is difficult for an individual to determine their personal role in this affair. The available research on the topic of gun violence mitigation is often not conclusive,...

“The Ballot or the Bullet” by Malcolm X Rhetorical Analysis

During the 20th century, the black population experienced violence, disrespect, and injustice from the rest of the American nation. As a result, many anti-racial movements and rebellions were organized. Malcolm X was one of the activists who supported the idea of equal human rights and fair relationships. His words and...

Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect

Introduction Children can become both physically and psychologically healthy individuals if they grow up in a supportive environment. It is sad to say, however, that not all children live in such conditions. That is why numerous young individuals suffer from abuse and neglect, resulting in adverse consequences for their health...

A Vegetarian Diet: Protecting Animal Rights

Introduction There are many reasons why people turn to a vegetarian diet beginning from following the mainstream vegan culture to more noble intentions of protecting animal rights. However, there are some of the most common causes of vegetarianism that not many could know about. The economic factor is one of...

Capital Punishment as a Social Injustice

Introduction Human life and dignity have always been considered as assets that should not, by any circumstance, be taken away from an individual. The point is especially emphasized in the Christian teachings that cherish mutual love and respect. However, while some people do their best to build a strong and...

Male and Female Suicide Statistics: Causes and Effect

There is a proven link between diagnosable mental illness and suicide – this primarily relates to depression. Though the number of women suffering from clinical depression is large, men are at higher risk when it comes to suicide. Women commit suicides four times less in comparison with men. Men have...

The Arc Midsouth Company Overview

The Arc Midsouth is an agency whose primary goal is to help people with disabilities and maintain their daily lives. The agency is located in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a member of United Way, the largest donated organization in the world. The main mission of The Arc Midsouth is to...

Gender Roles and Family Life in the U.S.

Introduction Gender is an essential factor that shapes how economic, parental, and marital roles are manifested in a family environment. The changes in gender roles during American history were reflected in the ways the U.S. families were formed. According to Lindsey (2018), urbanization and industrialization are the fundamental driving forces...

The Advantages of Human Euthanasia

Thesis: Human euthanasia is a process of terminating one’s life in a most humane and voluntary manner. Although people’s reaction to human euthanasia is highly unambiguous, there should be an option for an individual to consciously choose to end his or her life, because it is his or her human...

Early Childhood Education: The Ethical Dilemma

Early childhood educators face one of the most challenging tasks imaginable, and they are one of the first socialization channels children meet. There is no doubt that educators’ understanding of the world, to some extent, influences the kids they teach. That is why dealing with ethical responsibilities and dilemmas correctly...

Use of Torture in Information Extraction

Introduction Many research states that information is a powerful tool for winning war strategies. It has become imperative in fighting with illegal terrorist groups of the Middle East after terroristic acts in the U.S. Although diverse state security institutions worldwide use torture as a valid method of extracting information, especially,...

Asian Americans-Hispanics: Socioeconomic Status

Some important factors affect the average socioeconomic status of the second-generation immigrant minorities including the socioeconomic status of their immigrant parents, different levels of ethnic/racial discrimination, political contexts of reception, and the level of their cultural assimilation. In the following paper, these factors will be addressed to identify the most...

Asian Americans and Hispanics: Racism

The United States has become a home to many cultures and nations, Asian being one of those groups. The question of whether Asians are becoming assimilated and change to being American or “white” is raised. There are many who stay close to their roots but these are predominantly new immigrants....

United States Immigration Policies

The number of illegal immigrants into the United States has significantly increased during the last few decades. Illegal immigrants have not only threatened our nation’s security but, have also put a strain on the economy. If the United States government does not take control of the situation and come up...

Factors That Cause International Migration Flaws

International migration is caused by four factors including economic pressures; social networks and connections between migrant-sending and receiving countries; immigrant admissions and immigration control policies; cultural perceptions people in developing countries have about immigration and First World immigrant-receiving countries. Evaluating the influence of these four factors on the state of...

Age Discrimination at the Work Place

Discrimination against employees is one of the major challenges that are faced in organizations. Discrimination has been carried out on different fronts such as race, sex and age. Age discrimination has been ignored for a long time and therefore little has been written about it. The fact that they have...

Proposal on Human Communication and Technology

Introduction One of the main factors that make human beings vary from other animals is their ability to use speech for passing ideas from one person to another. Unlike the language of other animals the speech of human beings is coded in words, phrases and symbols that make exchange of...

Why Is Marijuana Still Illegal?

Nowadays we face many debatable questions that allow nobody to stay indifferent. The notion of crime and the things that are considered to be legal or illegal are some of the most popular topics for discussions that set the cat among the pigeons. The question of legalization of marijuana in...

Animal Law Center: Marketing

Animal law is an area of general law that deals with animal rights and welfare. It is often compared with environmental law because both of them face similar challenges of providing security for wildlife. Animal Law Center is going to fill the need for animal care by ensuring that their...

Bullying in Schools: Global Problem

Bullying in schools is one of the problems that had remained a topic of interest for a very long time now. Ever since the first students came to the first educational institution, some of the “weak” students were oppressed and mistreated. There had been numerous publications, reportages, experts’ opinions, and...

Milgram Experiment: Psychology of Obedience

Introduction The Milgram experiment is one of the most controversial studies in history. In 1961, a social psychologist, Stanley Milgram, devised a test to see if order and law-abiding individuals would give a stranger a lethal electric shock in the name of science (Staub, p. 503). Through this, he was...

The Effects of Gambling Legalization in the Society

Introduction Gambling is defined as the wagering of resources such as money on certain events whose outcome is uncertain with the sole intention of winning more money (Grinols 19). Gambling has become a global concern affecting all the continents with its practice dating back to hundreds of years. People gamble...

Drugs and Drug Addiction as a Social Problem

Introduction Illegal drugs are a problem not just in America and other first world countries but all over the world. The issue of legalization of drugs continues to spark many debates and arguments across the globe. Drugs affect not only the user but also the people around them. They have...

Mental Health Social Worker Responsibilities

Introduction Social work is a profession dedicated to good social welfare and positive social changes. “The academic discipline is dedicated to research and practice necessary to improve the quality of life and to develop the potential of each individual, group and community of a society” (Baerwald 615). Social workers can...

Facebook’s Effect on Social Interactions

Social network sites (SNSs) are defined as online or web-based services that allow persons to construct a communal or semi-public profile within a delimited system, communicate and construct an array of other users to share a connection with and analyze, view, observe and traverse their record of associations and those...

The Moral Side of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Introduction In the book of Cahill Sean (2004), same-sex marriage is a lawfully or publicly acknowledged union between two individuals of the same sex or social gender. Cahill Sean (2004) indicated that the holy bible allows sex between two individuals of the opposite sex for reproduction. On this basis, the...

Alcohol Consumption Effects

Alcoholic drinks are produced day after the other by the brewery companies. Many people and especially young ones consume these alcoholic drinks. Although these persons consume alcoholic drinks, they do not know their effects. According to Bly (10), alcohol is ethanol or ethyl alcohol. It is an ingredient that makes...

Do Men and Women Communicate Differently?

There is a humorous saying that men came from ‘Mars and women from Venus. This statement implies that men and women are different in some ways and therefore it is important to understand these differences. Communication is an area that often creates problems between men and women. This happens because...

General Ethical Principles

Introduction Modern society has evolved with many aspects changes in various aspects of life. Currently, ethics is at the core of any business initiative or is seen to define the brand names of many companies, organizations, or corporations. This has led to the development of general ethical principles that are...

Communication Skills

There is hardly anyone in the world who does not realize the key importance of communication and interpersonal skills in all aspects of an individual’s life and activity. People who are unable to communicate with those surrounding them often experience the negative effect of isolation, misunderstanding, or misinterpretation, being unable...

Drug Addiction: Classification and Consequences

Introduction The term drugs refer to a very broad meaning, it has become a part and parcel of people’s lives. Some use it for recreation, some for medication and others use it for spiritual and religious purposes. When used for medication, these drugs have a positive affect on a person’s...

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Introduction “The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP, is the oldest, largest and strongest civil rights organization in the United States”. The NAACP was founded in 1909 in New York. The main cause of founding NACCP was abusing and “lynching” black people. And that was happening...

White Non-Hispanics: Ethnic Groups Discrimination Immigration

Discrimination of ethnic groups is not unusual, especially in a case whereby migration of a minority group may be involved. Demographically, white non-Hispanics may be the largest ethnic group in the United States, yet they have witnessed one form of discrimination or another (Hernandez, 2008). As such, this minority group,...

Gender Discrimination Role in Isolating Women

Society has always tried to isolate women from the contributive tasks by doubting their capabilities of performance and competitiveness. This gender is considered suitable for specific work like household chores. For society, a woman is a mother, wife, and daughter. She is deemed to be lacking in tactics of dealing...

Universal Human Rights: Women Studies

Introduction Human rights are intrinsic to all people regardless of their nationality, colour, sex, religion, culture, language, place of birth or whichever other situation. Every human being is entitled to their privileges without any unfairness. The human rights are unified, mutually dependent and inseparable. Universal human rights are articulated and...

Rosa Park: Mother of the Modern Day Civil Right Movement

Introduction The story of a woman who refused to give away her seat in a bus in protest of segregation is told in most parts of the world. This is the story of Rosa Parks. In United States, Rosa Parks is regarded as a heroine for the oppressed, and more...

Social Research on Teen Pregnancy

Introduction With the commercialization of sex, more people, especially teenagers, feel the pressure of taking part in premarital sex not realizing the difficulties the girls might have to face once they become pregnant. Teenagers should not have sex just to fit in or feel grown up and be popular among...

The Social Model of Disability and Types of Disability Models

Social movement Disabled people have created an innovative social movement towards the twentieth century. They are dynamically fighting against social separation, discrimination, and oppression. The social movement has effectively politicized the spatial and collective surroundings or environments. In addition, the movement has attracted people’s interest in the techniques that are...

Asian and Hispanic Americans in the United States

Introduction Asian Americans are the people living in the US who trace their ancestry from Asians or Pacific Islanders in whole or in part. They comprise of different ethnic groups with distinct cultures and characteristics and different reasons for migrating to America. Despite their varying culture and ethnicity, they have...

Gay Child Adoption: There is no Middle Ground

Introduction The word gay is the term used to refer to same-sex relationships in which two partners from the same sex choose to live together as a married couple. However, though the term has popularly been used to refer to male same-sex partners while their female counterparts go by the...

Animals Should Be Used for Scientific Testing

Introduction The reality of the contemporary world includes different testing processes maintained and used all over the world for better improvement of peoples’ lives and further researches in the scientific framework. Scientific thought goes farther than it is known for today. Right at this moment throughout the world scholars are...

Self-Analysis Options: Gender Differences

The treatment of genders in language (How do genders communicate in within a hair salon environment): Male vs female (especially in a female driven setting? female and female? Could also discuss how the treatment of language is between Landis (the heterosexual male salon owner) and his female employees. Number of...

Immigration: Reasons and Main Problems

Immigration in United States has been high since the time of its reputation as the “New World” especially during Westward extension. This issue has been a subject of concern in the nineteenth century (Walker, 1896) as well as in the twenty-first century (CNN, 2008). Immigration issues has been a vital...

Racial Segregation in the United States

Introduction The Civil rights were signed by president Lyndon in the year 1965; it was meant to end the ill-treatment that Blacks and other minority groups were being subjected to. Though there has been a change that has been noticed over the past years since the signing there is still...

Basque and Catalan Ethno-Nationalistic Movements

Introduction The society and community of Spain has gone through tremendous transformations over time immemorial. The particulate transformation that this paper is interested in spans the developments that have characterised the time frame of the Françoism and the Post Francoism eon to date. The paper will zero in other dynamics...

Gender Studies. Wal-Mart and Sex Discrimination

Wal-Mart is one of the biggest retailers involved in anti-ethical issues and violations of workers’ rights and freedoms. Discrimination based on sex and gender differences is the main problem for many workers. The downgrading of women’s work has been a foremost cause of the current status problems of women. Even...

Alcoholism and Its Influences on Family

Introduction In this paper, we are going to discuss the dangerous influence of alcoholism on family. In particular, we need to focus on such issues as the rupture of family ties and alienation of parents and children. For this purpose, we may refer to various scholarly articles dedicated to this...

Ethics of Athletes Using Performance Enhancing Drugs

Drug testing began as an intervention to remove any unfair advantage that an athlete who uses drugs might have. This reason was especially valid for drugs such as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants and anabolic steroids–two groups of drugs that are believed to improve physical performance and endurance. The banning...

Rhetoric of “Ground Zero” by Suzanne Berne

Introduction In her essay Ground Zero, Suzanne Berne explores the aftermaths of September 11 attacks. In particular, the author tries to render this feeling of loss and incredulity in the hearts of many American people. The work describes her pilgrimage to the site of the World Trade Center, and she...

Legal Rights of Students With Disabilities

Introduction Children with disabilities make up a group of the population, requiring special education services. The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which was enacted under the administration of President Ford in 1975, has become a significant base for guaranteeing the special educational services to children with disabilities. On the...

Hate Groups’ Evolution in the USA in 1949-2009

Introduction The United States is considered to be one of the most successful multi-religious and multiethnic societies in the world; despite this fact, the history of the country is blighted by a number of deplorable incidents of ethnical, racial, homophobic, and antireligious violence motivated by social prejudices. (Schaefer, 2010) It...

Interracial Marriages and Immigration

Introduction Like it or not, America is a nation of immigrants (Kennedy 10). Eight great waves of immigration fueled, first, the expansion to the West and Southwest and second, grew the mighty sinews of an industrializing America from the late 19th century onward. Along the way, resentment of the new...

Ideology and Social Movements in Modern China

Introduction Nowadays, many overly naïve people believe that it is namely the specific form of political governing in every particular country, which defines its citizens’ existential mode. However, when we adopt a historical approach towards analysing the actual essence of political ideologies, it will appear these ideologies closely relate to...

Pornography – No Harm No Foul?

Introduction To most, the word ‘pornography’ quickly brings to mind other terms such as immoral, degenerate behavior, both on the actors and viewer’s part. This society, through its justice system, punishes many types of behavior generally deemed immoral and degenerate. So why shouldn’t pornography be illegal and those who engage...

Race and Ethnic Gangs in Chicago and Los Angeles

Introduction The chapter on Race and Ethnicity throws the spotlight on the ethnic gangs that have made Chicago and the Southside of Los Angeles grist for national headlines and evening news broadcasts. This section of the book aims for a dispassionate analysis of the variations across gangs by nationality or...

Utopia as a Mythic Destination for Society

Introduction Since the time of the early Greek philosophers, there has been a continuing pursuit to establish an ideal society that could aid or make life a little bit better than what is usually experienced even in a perfectly stable or well-functioning government. The need to seek utopia is even...

The Human Rights Issue in Rwanda

Human skulls and rotting bodies were scattered all over. Vultures circled hungrily looking for a place to land and devour the abundant supply of food. Hungry children clutched firmly on their empty plates waiting for the next humanitarian aid to arrive and distribute the little food and other medical supplies...

Drug Use Among Young British People

Introduction Drug use and abuse among British youth have been on the increase, especially in the recent past. This has raised much concern to most parents and the country in general. This has led to the question as to why most of these youth have turned to drugs. In response,...

Moving to the United States: Causes and Effects

Introduction Leaving ones country is always a strenuous decision one is forced to make especially when it is a long time one. This is especially so when one is leaving a peaceful and stable nation to seek greener pastures. On the other hand it can also be an exciting endeavor....

Masculinity and Femininity as Different Cultures

It is no doubt that men and women are different in many ways. First of all, they are different in their physiology and psychology, perform different social roles, dress in different ways, etc. The question is if they are really so different that they can be referred to as bearers...

Gender Influences on Men and Women Differences

Introduction “Many pop psychologists (like John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus) and also more serious natural scientists (like endocrinologists, who focus on hormone research) tend to perpetuate existing gender stereotypes by trying to persuade us that there exist essential differences between men and women”....