You will submit a reference page in the current APA format for your Research Paper. In addition to the textbook and the Bible, your reference page must contain at least 6 scholarly sources, 4 of which must be peer-reviewed journal articles. For the 4 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 of these must support/use Behavioral Learning Theory, and 2 must support/use Cognitive Learning Theory. The remaining sources must address educational implications, historical context, and/or biblical worldview topics related to Behavioral and Cognitive Learning Theories. At least 4 of the sources (the peer-reviewed journal articles) must have been published within the last 10 years. Popular writing and web pages are NOT acceptable sources for this paper.
– International Law
– The principles of the United Nations in peaceful coexistence, inviolability of international rights, and non-infringement between states
– The importance of International justice and the integrity o father state’s electronic judiciary in light of technology and the speed of communication technology
– The dependence of individuals on the electronic form in dealing
– the integrity of the electronic jurisdiction of states is an important component of state security
– The importance of social networks to public opinion
– The role of the Internet
– The impact of electronic infringement on state security
– The impact of social networks infringement on state security
– Electronic Jurisdiction
– Cyber attacks on national infrastructure
– Cyber warfare affects public information
– Cyber warfare to destabilise social wellbeing
– Cyber Security is state security
– Cloud Act
– Budapest convention on cybercrime
Whitman on Representing the American Society As Chopin Focuses On American Women As They Explore Their Gender In Establishing Consistent Self-Identity
The description of American identity conforms to various components such as tradition, culture, artistic expression, shared experiences, and diversity, which is characterized by the ethnic roots of its people. Religion also compounds this identification with the belief of fighting for one’s opinion being revered as essential for each American. In the former years, American writers depict the main components driving the nation as based on constrictive and radicalized principles. These notions were propagated by political and religious leaders further personified by the society in inculcating various understandings and concepts within the American community.. For instance, since the independence, the country has been associated with the notion of democracy and freedom shaped by the existence and prioritization of civil rights. The discussion of American writings about America’s identity through incorporating works from prominent writers, Walt Whitman and Kate Chopin, is directed by the component of American identity. Whitman presents a united front in representing the American society whereas Chopin focuses on American women as they explore their gender in establishing consistent self-identity hence abolishing notions propagated by the community.
Equality is a componential aspect discussed at great lengths by Whitman and Chopin as they develop the overall perspective of America as a society. According to Whitman, he did not perceive the country as a place solely but a national exemplary comprised of a society fashioned with equality and passion with which people assist each other and demonstrate brotherly love (Shephard 276). This understanding by Whitman is exemplified in his writings such as “Song of Myself” where he exhibits his national pride grounded on its diversity and acceptance of all. According to critics, their understanding of their poem criticizes the intention of the poet in expressing his passion towards America terming it a continued reminder of the common bonds that hold society together (Coviello 89). The primary justification for this explanation is based on the looming war in which the country would be immersed leading to violent bloodshed. Therefore, the presentation of Americans and their identity as passionate was to assure Americans of their past identity before the commencement of the war and encourage them to remain steadfast in upholding the morals and principles, which define and serve as identifiers to their American affiliation.
The idea of freedom, which is portrayed as idealistic by Whitman, is refutable according to Chopin who demonstrated womanhood as a limiting gender role characterized by restrictions permissible in the American patriarchal society. The element of passion and assistance is devoid in her writings as the women play the role of homemaking and a passive group lacking in support to voice their opinion. Their sexual freedom is not openly discussed in comparison to their female counterparts (Abbandonato and Taylor 270). In the Cult of True Womanhood, it is obvious femininity in the American society was compounded by passivity, therefore, forcing women to live frustrated and miserable lives from their childhood to adulthood. The permissibility of expressing their thoughts and opinion were associated with a disastrous result in the form of societal punishment where any liberal women were shunned (Sabbagh and Saghaei 301). This ideology of freedom and equality positively portrayed by Whitman is nullified by inclusivity of freedom for women in America during the same historical setting further depicting the former also perceived the holistic idea of national liberty more important than that of American women.
- Ascertaining Identity According to Chopin and Whitman
The process of determining the identity of the American women as per the perspective portrayed by Chopin coincides with that of the nation as depicted by Whitman. In the “Serpent and the Garden,” one of the critical component highlighted by Whitman is the utopia element upon which the American explorers and adventurers aimed to establish and maintain for future generations (Coviello 90). According to the writer, the aspect of spiritual brotherhood coupled with idealistic association would facilitate the development of an American utopia. This is an overall demonstration of Whitman’s understanding of America’s identity as the new Promised Land where men were regenerated and freed from perverse conventions dominant in the era of pre-civilization (Shephard 278). Experienced idealism derived from awareness established in the initiation of a new world is highlighted as another component of Americanism whereby its individuality is fortified by the ability of its people to develop attitudes, which are devoid of impressionable worldly distractions and appearances. Whitman also proposed this identity of the newfound utopia would allow for communion between man and nature with prioritizing self-reliance devoid of disillusionment (Coviello 95). Now, through Whitman’s descriptions, the American identity is developed through a cohesive understanding by the country’s forefathers and is continuously projected holistically without any disagreement in the mindset of its people, therefore, exhibiting a unified front characterized by strong spiritual, social and political understanding.
Chopin challenges this unification in the American individuality development process as women are seen as an exclusive group, which is not considered in the ongoings of the country and their respective communities. The author argues American identity personified by the likes of Whitman serves to hide the intricacies of its culture in subjecting one group to absolute subjugation and submission as per the setting of her writings (Sabbagh and Saghaei 298). Her inclusion of various topics such as marital infidelity elaborates on the extent to which gender equality and unity as dismissible when considering the suffering of the female population in the patriarchal society in that setting. Chopin illuminates on American women developing their identity through narratives such “The Story of an Hour” where the American culture is depicted as being discriminative of women as they are perceived as lesser beings in comparison to their male counterparts (Coviello 98). The character establishes her independence through focusing on self-fulfillment and freeing herself from societal enslavement constituted through marriage, which according to the author limits feminine freedom and restricts self-awareness and realization.
As per the thoughts expressed by Chopin, American women would get more freedom through building their personalities and fulfilling their identities by relinquishing their bitterness and disappointment reinforced by societal mental enslavement (Abbandonato and Taylor 270). She portrays her disapproval of female character for the American women as stemming from their husbands given the uptake of their surnames. For instance Mrs. Milliard, the name signified her dependence on her husband, which constituted the identity of the American women in the setting at the time. Therefore, with this in mind, the ascertainment of freedom and individuality is reliant on the sole devotion of the women folk in establishing their personalities and characters without restrictions of the American culture. This identity contradicts that of Whitman, which is more on the national unification from individual efforts to Chopin admonition of sole individuality in ascertaining feminine freedom, identity, and liberation. Some women in the American society have decided to break away and live independently of men some of the women have decided to avoid marriage for many reasons, for instance career (Rennemo 35)
- Identity Linkages
According to both Whitman and Chopin, identity is synonymous with various aspects unique to the subject in question. For instance, American dream is demonstrated as being compatible with the identification of America as a nation. Whitman explains the unifying spirit of America as being the driving force in facilitating its identity as part of the global community. This is supported with the manner in which he applies his personal and subjective view of the world. In one of his works “Leaves of Grass,” he uses technology, places, and peoples as well as their experiences in the country to indicate that these elements influence its identity. From this angle, it is evident that with the perception of cities such as New York, which are considered global magnet (Coviello 99), Whitman perceives American identity as being a recreation of the world given its acceptance of diversity, technology, culture, and people from other continents.
Relating to Chopin, the first aspect defining the identity of the woman in old America was their husband’s name. This association elaborates on dependency and overreliance of a man by his wife from whom she derives her meaning. As previously mentioned, this connotation is highlighted by the name of Mrs. Millard in “The Story of an Hour” (Abbandonato and Taylor 270). The use of the term Millard whose female form is often characterized as submissive and drab also seem to portray the identity of American women at the time while their partners were colorful and fun loving. From this depiction, the female character is first recognized in the role of a subdued wife within the confines of a male-female relationship in matrimony (Wan 56). The double sided identification of a mallard bird relating to naturalness signifies the identity of American women or any woman for that matter should be compounded by a strong sense of freedom and self-awareness as components in their individuality.
- Role of Death is Manifesting Identity
Whitman and Chopin significantly address the role of death in formulating or manifesting identity in their works. For Chopin, whose subject is the feminism for the American women, she portrays it as a severe extreme denoting the importance of women in having the freedom to identify themselves without the pressures of the society and its norms (Wan 59). When Mrs. Mallard’s husband dies, her reaction of looking out the window as the news is brought to her signifies and marks the beginning of self-exploration and identity without hiding the blanket of matrimony (Sabbagh and Saghaei 296). Her realization of the self-annihilative and dependency brought about by love serve to cripple a woman’s identity transforming her overall mindset. Therefore, with death, the characters learn to live for herself by developing a strong identity as a woman in her own right as she learns to exercise more self-assertion overpowering the societal claims on womanhood.
In Whitman’s perspective of death and American identity, he concentrates on the severity of the Civil war, which was characterized by constant marching, endless battles and mass death toll as the country struggled to regain its independence. According to this poet, through these experiences, the identity of America was strengthened given the focal point the war played in unifying Americans. One of the works supporting this view is “A March in the Ranks Hard Press and the Road Unknown.” In this writing, unity as a componential element in America’s identity is exemplified when the soldiers morn their fallen brothers in collaboration with nurses, other patients, and doctors. The poet profoundly depicts the American heritage as war presents a destructive and harmful nature, which fails to divide America despite the injustices inflicted on the dead soldiers and civilians who were stripped of their identities.
Following a thorough review of Whitman and Chopin’s writings, several correlations are drawn focusing on American identity. Firstly, Chopin provides a clear portrait of the culture and tradition in America, components of its identity, and its impact in shaping the overall perception of women in the society. On the other side, Whitman provides a broader understanding of America as a whole and the events, occurrences, and aspects, which have contributed or shaped the country’s identity in the global map. Secondly, it is important to point out that Chopin focuses on complex issues such as dependency, subjugation, and submission in marriage and the passiveness of the women being detrimental in their identity as women in America, a country where freedom is synonymous with its individuality. However, Whitman focuses on general issues such as the impact of the civil war, characterized by death, the American dream and the country’s greatness in defining its identity. Both writers are exceptional in their literal prowess in capturing the development of the American identity.
Abbandonato, Linda, and Helen Taylor. “Gender, Race, and Region in the Writings of Grace King, Ruth McEnery Stuart, and Kate Chopin.” Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature, vol. 44, no. 4, Oct. 1990, p. 270.
Coviello, P. “Intimate Nationality: Anonymity and Attachment in Whitman.” American Literature, vol. 73, no. 1, Mar. 2001, pp. 85-119.
Rennemo, Louise. Exploring the female self in the works of Kate Chopin: a study in nineteenth century literature, science and ideology. MS thesis. NTNU, 2015.
Sabbagh, Mahmoud R., and Mehri G. Saghaei. “Conjured-Up Reality Shattered: Examining the “Uncertain” Ideology Underlying Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour.” Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 158, 2014, pp. 296-303.
Shephard, E. “The Solitary Singer: A Critical Biography of Walt Whitman.” Modern Language Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 3, 1955, pp. 275-278.
Wan, Xuemei. “Kate Chopin’s View on Death and Freedom in The Story of an Hour.” English Language Teaching, vol. 2, no. 4, 2009.
This is the guideline for your individual research paper assignment. The topic of your research is Blockchain (or Block Chain).
Please review the Wikipedia link as a start on what is Blockchain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blockchain
You are to research the subject of Blockchain technology concept. You should conduct your research on this topic by reading published articles, publications, white papers, books, and/or case studies.
Write up your findings in MS Word document that
– describe the concept of Blockchain technology (What is Blockchain?)
– describe the business values and benefits of Blockchain technology
– compare and contrast Blockchain concept of managing digital documents vs existing ways of managing digitized documents
– explain major challenge(s) of implementing Blockchain technology concept
– provide at least 4 references at the end of your paper using MLA standard citation style
* At least 3 references must be from printed/published article as oppose to web published contents
* Online version of printed/published articles/papers can be referenced as non web based contents, however make sure you reference it as its original published source
* Your paper should be informative (as if you are teaching someone about Blockchain), professional and presentable
The topic is Apple success in China. Please answer the following questions. Each question should be about 1 page. No need of introduction and conclusion. Just start with the answer of question. The sources could be 4~5 or more. The sources only form website (no book sources) and the link should be attached in the work cited. Please indicate the number of question in front of the paragraph, so that I could see clearly.
- Brief description of company. Length of time in selected country.
- Why was this country selected by the company? Research the different environmental factors (economic, political, legal, socio-cultural forces) and their impact on attracting international business to the selected country. This section should be comprehensive.
- How did the company enter this country: franchise, joint venture, wholly owned subsidiary?
- What challenges/problems were encountered on entry? Focus on environmental/cultural challenges faced by the company and adaptations done.
- How did they respond to these challenges? Did the solutions work?
write one page based on the reading below. here are the instructions you need to analyze the text and interpret it. make sure it’s not a summary. Are there any logical flaws with text? why is the story told in the way it is? is this to be taken literally or figuratively? if this is metaphorical, what does it mean? these are the ideas and now don’t just simply answer these questions in the writing please don’t make it look like a high school stuff. you can write your own ideas, anything about the text but not a summary
link to one of the text and the other text i have attached ……http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/61/pg61.html
Describe five separate software applications and submit the following information:
Purpose: Describe what features the software application provides, and why you use the software. (Not all
users take advantages of all software features.)
Opinion: Your opinion of the application.
You may use any word format to document your applications, i.e., text or tables.
An application software improves users’ productivity and supports the tasks. Utility software (also known as service program, service routine, tool, or utility routine) is a type of computer software; it is specifically designed to help manage and tune the computer hardware. The operating system, also known as system software, manages the computer—I like to call it the "BOSS" of the computer system. I hope this explanation offers further level of distinctions among software programs.
Application Names 25
Software Purposes 25
Explore the question of biological difference and whether the concept of race has any scientific validity. Utilize the following resources.
Race: Are We So Different? A Project of the American Anthropological Association (link: http://www.understandingrace.org/home.html)
American Anthropological Association Statement on “Race” (link: http://www.americananthro.org/ConnectWithAAA/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=2583)
Race & Genetics FAQ (link: https://web.archive.org/web/20170114032233/http://www.nchpeg.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=142&Itemid=64)
Optional: The Status of the Race Concept in American Anthropology (link: http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.snhu.edu/stable/682043?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents)
This assignment consists of two short essay questions. The main intent of these questions is to ensure that you have a sound grasp of the fundamentals of the material presented in this unit. To that end, there is a 3 to 4 page (1000 words) limit for this question. I’m not so concerned with whether you agree with a particular author or not. The quality of your answer is based on your exposition of the competing positions, your comparative analysis of those positions and, lastly, your argument in support of the position you defend. As with all the assignments in this course, these questions are not designed to be a “research” questions. There is no requirement to get material from external sources such as websites like Wikipedia. In fact, doing so can count against you. The point of your essays is to formulate the course material and develop your critical response. You can do this by working with the course material and developing your own ideas about the issue. The essay is simply your opportunity to set that out in paper. So, the material you need to successfully complete this assignment can be found in the online course materials available through the course website. There may also be some reading material that is part of the hard copy course readings package. You can find this information on the course materials section of the course website. Questions: (The total possible mark for this assignment is 100 marks.) 1. In your own words, provide a concise formulation of Utilitarianism. In particular, explain the reasons Bentham and Mill give in support of it. In your own words, provide a concise formulation of Kant’s deontological ethics. In particular, explain the role of the Categorical Imperative in Kantian ethics. In light of the criticisms offered of both accounts, which account is more plausible? Explain why. (70 marks.) 2. Ethical Egoism maintains that one ought to act in accordance with one’s own self-interest. In your own words, provide Rand’s argument in support of Ethical Egoism. Explain Medlin’s response to Rand’s argument. Do you agree with Medlin’s response? Explain why or why not. (30 marks.)
define and applying psychological concepts covered so far in class and/or in the textbook to the real-world. ( this DOES NOT include psychological disorders and therapy).follow the requirements/rubric below.
Thoroughly describe FIVE specific psychological concepts, terms, theories, etc, in your own words (4 points each). Make sure you’re picking concepts that you have personally experienced or witnessed.
For each of the five specific psychological concepts, terms, theories, etc, that you defined, connect it to an example from your own life that you, specifically, were involved in, witnessed, or experienced (don’t make up examples – you have to have personally experienced your examples for them to count). 4 Points each.
Points will be deducted for not explaining specifically how the concept occurred in real life (e.g., make sure to explain that, for example, your baby cousin demonstrated the bystander effect because she didn’t help the person drowning at the local swimming pool when other people were around, even though she noticed it happening)
Ideas of topics that could be observed/discussed in your paper include, but are not limited to (**please do NOT incorporate concepts on mental health/disorders by “diagnosing” anyone you know or discussing therapy, instead stick to topics covered so far in class):
o Demonstration of stress related to any of the concepts covered in class, stress and illness, optimal amounts of stress (eustress), less than optimal amounts of stress (distress) o Demonstration of health and happiness o Demonstration of certain personality traits, personality theories, someone discussing or using Freudian theories o Use of specific persuasion techniques (cognitive dissonance, foot-in-the-door, central/peripheral route persuasion) o Demonstration of conformity, roles, prosocial behavior, the bystander effect, social loafing, deindividuation, groupthink, discrimination, prejudice, stereotypes o Industrial, Organizational, or Human Factors concepts as they apply to a hiring process you were a part of (being hired, hiring others, etc) o And any of your own ideas (from the text or class) are encouraged!