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Sociology of popular television

‘If the Judaic God had created a world as an advanced industrial civilization from scratch (s)he would probably have spent the seventh day in front of the television set’ (McGuigan, 1992: 129) Quotes such as this go some way to illustrating the dominance and intrinsic nature of television in our modern lives. Indeed, Gell’s (1986; cited in […]

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History of Sexuality

Consider in today’s society we see a person walking down the street talking on a mobile phone. We consider this normal, if a person does not have a mobile phone then society would class them as abnormal this stems from normalisation. The idea of normalization is at the center of all of Foucault’s works: without […]

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The socio-cultural factors of the United States

It is rather interesting that the world superpower has the same great extremities of relative wealth and poverty like the other countries. The general open market has a few legal barriers that prevent change of social status either upwards or downwards, despite of the debate of how far the social policies and institutions are going […]

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Working With Others

This was a final session of our Inquiry Based Learning group which was a review of our learning and a sharing of feedback on our scenario action plan. On evaluating how the previous four sessions had gone the subject of the interaction between group members was discussed in an open, honest and reflective way with […]

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HIV/AIDS and its nature as a social problem

HIV/AIDS are a collection of symptoms which affect the immune system. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is the result of HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus). This disease is one that affects people on a global scale and a disease that needs to be addressed and acted upon immediately. But is HIV/AIDS a social problem? One understanding […]

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Loss is an integral part of health practice across the services

“Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify […]

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Intro-perspective Critical Reflection Practice

Discuss reflective practice on a casework situation that you have worked with directly. The case may relate to an effective outcome, a challenging moment or some aspect of the work that remains in your mind. Sarah is a 12 year old Samoan girl with a past history of depression, self harm and panic attacks. She […]

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What kinds of skills are important for business people in an international market?

International trade is an exchange of goods and services across the international borders. In many countries, international trade plays an important role on their economy. In the recent centuries, importance of international trade has been raised, Because of transportation, Globalization, Multinational corporations and outsourcing. In fact, it is the most important for international trade to […]

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