American Media and Other Foreign Cultures

Looking through the history, we will see that America never was a country that could be recognized by the specific cultural diversities since this was the state of former slaves, criminals, political enemies and people who lost their estates in the Old World. The situation changed after the Second World War. The USA became the country that had lost almost no human or economic resources and had all the perspective to build up own status. Overall America will become a medium in creating a new life style for people all over the world. We will discover that cultural imperialism is maybe more prese ...

American Century and Beyond

Justifying himself on the issue of dropping of atomic bomb on Japan, President Truman argued that he did so in order to save many lives (Americans and Japanese) that could have otherwise been lost if the U.S and Japan and their allies were to invade each other. The sole reason was to force the Japanese to surrender and as expected the eventually surrendered. John F. Kennedy felt that Alliance for Progress was vitally important because the program would help countries with struggling economies in building their economies under the assistance of U.S government and therefore take part in alleviat ...

Alternative Energy Resources

I love where I live. I live in a subdivision called Arbor green in Tampa, F1. This part of the city is called New Tampa. Arbor is perfectly set ten miles from the central business district and sits on the base of Silicion Valley. It was build in the late 1980s as there was an influx of people moving away from the congested suburbs on the west of Tampa. From the CBD you descend the hill and is immediately greeted by a spectacular deep green valley with green pastures and some livestock which include cows and sheep. They are mostly owned by the famous Hatchie Ranchers who supply bulky of the bee ...

Alcohol Consumption

Does drinking alcohol have any importance or benefits to the person consuming? This is a question that most people who do not consume alcohol ask themselves. Most people associate alcohol drinking with health problems like heart and liver diseases. Research has indicated that moderate drinking of alcohol or wine has health benefits like reduction of cases of heart diseases and in some cases doctors prescribed wine to those people suffering from heart disease (Solohub 77). Alcohol drinking reduces chances of heart attack by more than fifty percent. Wine contains some vitamin B and sugar which i ...

Agricultural Pollution

This paper focuses on pollution especially agricultural pollution. It provides an overview of the sources of pollutants, effects of pollutants on the development of organism and its discussions. The research concentrates on toxic pollutants due to their exact influence on the life of organisms. Pollutants are substances of energy that are introduced into the environment that causes undesirable effects or affects the usefulness of a substance. It can cause short term or long-term damage by altering the growth rate of animals and plants species. It can also interfere with the welfare, health and ...

African Americans

Race has been a crucial issue in American society since the settlement of the American colonies. Though the understanding of the concept of "race" has been changing over time, the African-Americans experience can be an example of how other racial minorities were treated after the Civil War in early twentieth century America regarding social, economical, political, and other factors of the phenomena. In spite of the Union's triumph in the constitutional law, racism was hardly eradicated from real life. After the Civil War In the 19th century, the abolitionist movement struggled insisting that g ...

Advertising and Ethics

According to the American Marketing Association, advertising is any paid form of a non-personal presentation of ideas, goods or services by an identified sponsor. Ethics, on the other hand, is the generally accepted moral principles and standards, against which thre behavior is judged in a society or country (Bootwala et al., 2007). It is often a judgment based on fairness, equality, honesty and integrity. However, the judgment on whether something is ethical or not may vary from one society or country to another due to the shifts in moral values. Advertising is a method used in product promot ...

Adult Learning

In today’s world of high technologies and in the informative society era, it is extremely important to be well educated and modern person in order to occupy the niche in a particular segment of social life and economical activity. That is why the adult learning is the constant process for the person of the 21st century. First of all, in the scope of this research paper it is important to rely on the fact that the adult learning (or adult education) puts an emphasis on the critical reflection on assumptions, contextual understanding and on the validate meaning by assessing reasons. Jack Mezirow ...

Action Research

Action research is carried out by those participating in the research in order to improve and change it. It involves a scenario where a practitioner enquires about the effectiveness of his/her work from the respective audience. For instance, a teacher may make enquiries into the effectiveness of the teaching method used on the student’s performance. The action research envisioned in the paper revolves around identity crisis, goal ambiguity, and ambiguities in resource allocation. Residents who had lived in an area for a long time and newly migrated residents held differences in the meaning att ...

Academic and Executive Coaching

The fact that the number of American college students has been steadily increasing since 1970s has been overshadowed by the alarming rates of student dropout and attrition that have steadily remained at 50%. Analysis of the problem of student dropouts and degree completion rates have stumbled upon a wealth of different explanations, thus, delving into the root causes of so many young people quitting school in spite of the obviously higher chances to land a good job upon graduation. The problem is not new to the academia and policymakers, yet recently it has resurfaced in several speeches of Pr ...