Hiv/Aids Stigma and Discrimination

Cepeda Social Psychology HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination Strayer University November 19, 2011 Internationally, there has been a recent resurgence of interest in HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination, triggered at least in part by growing recognition that negative social responses to the epidemic remain pervasive even in seriously affected communities. Yet, rarely are existing notions of stigma and discrimination interrogated for their conceptual adequacy and their usefulness in leading to the design of effective programmers and interventions. Taking as its starting point, the classic formulation of stigma as a ‘significantly discrediting’ attribute, but moving beyond this to conceptualize stigma and Read More

Freedom of Information

Juan dela Cruz has yet to recover from the furor brought about by the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, and now comes another bill that will excite his thoughts once more. The proposed Freedom of Information or FOI Bill has been getting a piece of the news recently, and debates won’t end, not until the bill is passed by the lawmakers down in the Lower Chamber. The Right to Facts Article III Section VII of the 1987 Constitution reads: “The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to public records, and to documents, Read More


Case questions: 1. What is POX’s core benefit proposition? What makes this game unique? 2. What are the pros and cons of the traditional ad campaign (based on TV and print advertising) and of the “take over the town” buzz event? 3. What other non-traditional marketing campaigns could Hasbro have followed (at the time of the case and today)? Subjects covered: Advertising; Consumer marketing; Gaming; Innovation; Marketing implementation; Marketing strategy; New product marketing; Product introduction Settings: Industry Setting:Toy industry Geographic Setting: United States Number of Employees:6,900 Gross Revenues:$500 million revenues Super soaker 50 or Power drencher – air pressured water Read More

Job Interview Speech

Job Interview Speech Specific Purpose: To inform the audience on how to prepare for a job interview. Central idea: There are three major steps that you should follow in preparing for a job interview. Organizational pattern: topical order Introduction I. By a show of hands is any body in the class rich? A. Maybe one person might be but for the majority of the class I know we are all normal middle class people, who anticipate getting a nice career job to support ourselves financially. B. Well I designed my speech in order to inform you on what it takes Read More

Poetry Response: Much Madness Is Divinest Sense

Emily Dickinson’s “Much Madness Is Divinest Sense” is a concise yet interesting poem. The first five lines of her poem seem to introduce the last three, where she states her main point. The main idea of the poem depicted that agreeing with the majority will provide acceptance, but choosing to dispute earns the title of dangerous and even insanity. It is possible to apply this theme to all walks of life (especially as we’re preparing ourselves for college) where peer pressure is always present and people have to change and even hide their true identities to be ‘accepted’. Dickinson in Read More

The Failing American School System

Running head: WHY IS THE AMERICAN SCHOOL SYSTEM FALING? Why is the American School System Failing? John E. Rumrill Ottawa University EDC 7153 2/23/2011 Abstract Are nondiscriminatory decisions made that are appropriate for the education of each student? This document will attempt to identify trends in education. Resources that include padding grades, buying grades, buying degrees and corruption in learning institutions are evaluated. Part time instructors and inexperienced faculty members aid to the continued problem. There are many reasons the American school system is failing this document identifies some of the biggest problems. Why is the American School System Failing? Read More

Battle of Guadalcanal

First Paragraph: The battle of Guadalcanal was a very long military effort that spanned the months from August of 1942 to February of 1943. The entire extended battle represents a World War II time period that changed the course of the Allied war with the Japanese. The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, which was the most clearcut turning point of the entire effort, showed the Japanese sending warships and infantry to bombard and recapture Henderson Field. Although the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal clearly showed heavy losses on both sides, the battle was the most important turning point of World War 2 Read More

Pros and Cons for Kids’ Internet Use

Pros and Cons for Kids’ Internet Use Studies Show Mix of Potential Benefits and Risks When Kids Go Online By Miranda Hitti WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD May 1, 2006 — The Internet may be a help or a hazard when kids go online, new research shows. Some of those risks and benefits are highlighted in a special issue of the journal Developmental Psychology. Among the findings: * Message boards about self-injurious behavior (such as cutting) included social support and risky content. * Kids’ age is a big factor in how well they understood the Internet. Low-income Read More


Special Topics in Business Introduction The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is responsible for coordinating the government’s role in preparation, prevention, response and recovery from domestic disaster, whether they be natural or man-made. FEMA. gov lists 1849 total disasters declared since 1953, with an average of 32 each year (13). This particular agency has generated a lot of praise and but just as much criticism. Over the course of FEMA’s history, there are many lessons to be learned and FEMA is always looking for ways to be more effective. This paper will examine the history of FEMA, evaluate its Read More

Rudy Essay

“Rudy Essay” Rudy always dreamed of going to Northern Dame. No one in his family thought he will never go to college. But Rudy changes the entire negative to a positive. He uses 5 keys to get into Northern Dame. Also I’m going to use Rudy’s 5 keys to success to explain how am I going to use that in my life. In the movie Rudy, Rudy uses 5 keys to success in life. Rudy always dream. He has been dreaming since he was little in the beginning of the movie. He is determined to get into Northern Dame. When Read More

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