Essays Tagged: "u s census"

A study on problems faced by Asian Indian Americans in the US. Includes a bibliography.

The United States is experiencing a growing Asian Indian American pop<strong>ustrong>lation. As a comm<strong>ustrong>nity, the Indian ... is experiencing a growing Asian Indian American pop<strong>ustrong>lation. As a comm<strong>ustrong>nity, the Indian American pop<strong>ustrong>lation in the United States has dramatically increased by almost 106 percent from 1990 to 2000, ris ... ased by almost 106 percent from 1990 to 2000, rising from 815,447 in 1990 to approx. 1.678 million c<strong>ustrong>rrently, according to the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong>. The recent cens<strong>ustrong>s indicates that this comm<strong>ustrong>nity has g ...

(7 pages) 144 0 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Welfare and Society.

Welfare in SocietyWhile some families in the United Sates enjoy large incomes and can live very comfortably, others experience severe economic st ... tably, others experience severe economic strain on a daily basis and rely on the welfare system to s<strong>ustrong>rvive. Altho<strong>ustrong>gh family poverty is witnessed thro<strong>ustrong>gho<strong>ustrong>t the co<strong>ustrong>ntry, there is one pop<strong>ustrong>lation that s<strong>ustrong> ... he co<strong>ustrong>ntry, there is one pop<strong>ustrong>lation that s<strong>ustrong>ffers the highest percentage of poverty: single-mother ho<strong>ustrong>seholds. In 2001, 6.81 million or 9.2% of U.S. families were identified as living below the poverty ...

(6 pages) 194 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Poverty in the US.

According to the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong> report "Poverty in the U.S.: 2002" there has been an increase of 1.7 million peop ... ncrease of 1.7 million people living in poverty from 2001 to 2002. This means that 12.1 percent of o<strong>ustrong>r pop<strong>ustrong>lation lived in poverty in 2002. Also in 2002, 9.6 percent of American families are lived in ... 002, 9.6 percent of American families are lived in poverty, which also increased by from 2001. Altho<strong>ustrong>gh these statistics show the poverty level in America, it is very hard to classify who lives in pov ...

(1 pages) 127 2 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Losing Ground" A paper on financial aid then and financail aid now.

"Losing Gro<strong>ustrong>nd" Many st<strong>ustrong>dents cannot enroll in college d<strong>ustrong>e to the rising t<strong>ustrong>ition. Low-income families ar ... lies are str<strong>ustrong>ggling to afford the school they want or need to go to. Financial aid is becoming more <strong>ustrong>sef<strong>ustrong>l yet, the t<strong>ustrong>ition rates are increasing which is making it harder for st<strong>ustrong>dents to enroll and af ... t<strong>ustrong>ition rates are increasing which is making it harder for st<strong>ustrong>dents to enroll and afford college or <strong>ustrong>niversities. D<strong>ustrong>e to the increase in t<strong>ustrong>ition for colleges and <strong>ustrong>niversities, more and more st<strong>ustrong> ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Special Interests Groups and Political Participation

Special InterestAs children growing <strong>ustrong>p we learn to fight h<strong>ustrong>nger from o<strong>ustrong>r parents and schools. The schools wo<strong>ustrong>ld anno<strong>ustrong>nce a h<strong>ustrong>nger drive, ... fight h<strong>ustrong>nger from o<strong>ustrong>r parents and schools. The schools wo<strong>ustrong>ld anno<strong>ustrong>nce a h<strong>ustrong>nger drive, typically aro<strong>ustrong>nd the holidays and parents wo<strong>ustrong>ld give their children a co<strong>ustrong>ple of cans of corn to bring to school a ... s and parents wo<strong>ustrong>ld give their children a co<strong>ustrong>ple of cans of corn to bring to school and for most of <strong>ustrong>s, that was the extent of o<strong>ustrong>r contrib<strong>ustrong>tion to the fight against h<strong>ustrong>nger.We need to do more. The figh ...

(5 pages) 124 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

New African Immigrants, Caribbean and Africa, difficulties of assimilation

first African immigrants came from Cape Verde off the coast of Senegal and made their way to Massach<strong>ustrong>setts. Between 1860 and 1940 abo<strong>ustrong>t 20,000 immigrated to the United States.According to U.S. Cen ... grated to the United States.According to U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s fig<strong>ustrong>res, more Africans have arrived in the Untied States vol<strong>ustrong>ntarily than in the times of slave trade. According to Cens<strong>ustrong>s records, immigratio ...

(9 pages) 177 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Advocacy Against Homelessness

Advocacy Against HomelessnessSocial workers spend m<strong>ustrong>ch of their time negotiating to resolve disp<strong>ustrong>tes between clients and their environment. According t ... me negotiating to resolve disp<strong>ustrong>tes between clients and their environment. According to the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s an estimated 31 million Americans lived in an "official" state of poverty in 2000. Major <strong>ustrong>rban ce ... Americans lived in an "official" state of poverty in 2000. Major <strong>ustrong>rban center s<strong>ustrong>rveys reveal that ro<strong>ustrong>ghly 20 % of the homeless hold down reg<strong>ustrong>lar jobs, and that 40 % are families with children. The 200 ...

(2 pages) 82 0 2.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Equal Opportunity in America… A Myth?

I start my car, I realize that the gaslight is on. As I set my sights on the gas station, the car r<strong>ustrong>mbles and chokes, as the engine breathes its last breath of f<strong>ustrong>mes from the gas tank. L<strong>ustrong>ckily, I am ... f<strong>ustrong>mes from the gas tank. L<strong>ustrong>ckily, I am on a hill and able to coast down to the gas station. I fill <strong>ustrong>p and cringe at the price. As I am abo<strong>ustrong>t to pay, I see a g<strong>ustrong>y in his thirties standing in line in fr ...

(7 pages) 150 1 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Family: A Sociological Point of View

What is a family? When most people think of a family, they immediately think of the n<strong>ustrong>clear family model of a father, mother, and their child or children. According to the U.S. cens<strong>ustrong>s, ... their child or children. According to the U.S. cens<strong>ustrong>s, a family is two or more people who share a ho<strong>ustrong>sehold, which is residing together, and who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption (Lamanna 3) ... nge what we consider a family to be. Many people live with extended family, there are co-habiting co<strong>ustrong>ples, and some people consider close friends and even pets as family. There are many types of famil ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Facts About Single Fathers

The Facts Abo<strong>ustrong>t Single Fathers Families are chancing each and every day. There has been m<strong>ustrong>ch disc<strong>ustrong>ssion in past y ... nd every day. There has been m<strong>ustrong>ch disc<strong>ustrong>ssion in past years concerning the growth of single-mother ho<strong>ustrong>seholds. However, the growing n<strong>ustrong>mber of single-father ho<strong>ustrong>seholds has not gained m<strong>ustrong>ch attention. In ... single-father ho<strong>ustrong>seholds has not gained m<strong>ustrong>ch attention. In fact, very little research has been cond<strong>ustrong>cted in this area. So what do we know abo<strong>ustrong>t single-father families? History and Demographics Single ...

(13 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

US Census

U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s Case Critical Iss<strong>ustrong>es 1. Marketing for MSO prod<strong>ustrong>cts and services to internal and external ... prod<strong>ustrong>cts and services to internal and external c<strong>ustrong>stomers.2. MSO tasks and activities after 2000 cens<strong>ustrong>s.3. Opening new markets and expanding existing ones.4. Internet sales for data prod<strong>ustrong>cts Problem St ... and expanding existing ones.4. Internet sales for data prod<strong>ustrong>cts Problem Statement What markets, prod<strong>ustrong>cts, and services sho<strong>ustrong>ld the MSO foc<strong>ustrong>s on, and how? Best Sol<strong>ustrong>tion O<strong>ustrong>tline I feel that the MSO sho<strong>ustrong>l ...

(1 pages) 384 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Poverty

Poverty Even in the wealthiest and most powerf<strong>ustrong>l nation, poverty is increasing. 11.3 percent of the United States' pop<strong>ustrong>lation was in poverty this ... percent of the United States' pop<strong>ustrong>lation was in poverty this past year. That is 31 million people (U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong>). Did yo<strong>ustrong> know that if the government spent less than one percent of what they sp ... nment spent less than one percent of what they spend on weapons each year towards the poor, there wo<strong>ustrong>ldn't be s<strong>ustrong>ch great poverty? Think abo<strong>ustrong>t that; instead of b<strong>ustrong>ying a co<strong>ustrong>ple missiles and some rockets ...

(1 pages) 43 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Latino Education

Introd<strong>ustrong>ctionPop<strong>ustrong>lation increase is the fo<strong>ustrong>ndation of the developing scholarly and pop<strong>ustrong>lar interest in Lati ... eloping scholarly and pop<strong>ustrong>lar interest in Latino1 politics. This began when the release of the 1980 U.S. cens<strong>ustrong>s doc<strong>ustrong>mented the first wave of what wo<strong>ustrong>ld become a contin<strong>ustrong>o<strong>ustrong>s, massive inflow of Latino im ... of what wo<strong>ustrong>ld become a contin<strong>ustrong>o<strong>ustrong>s, massive inflow of Latino immigrants. Between 1970 and 1980, the n<strong>ustrong>mber of Hispanics in the United States increased from 9.6 to 14.6 million. Beca<strong>ustrong>se of immigration, ...

(16 pages) 120 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Connection Between Existential Psychotherapy and Ethnicity in Family Therapy

Principles of Psychotherapy: C<strong>ustrong>lt<strong>ustrong>ral Competencies"The ability to cond<strong>ustrong>ct psychotherapy effectively with ethnically diverse pop<strong>ustrong>la ... lly diverse pop<strong>ustrong>lations is becoming increasingly important given the changing demographic of this co<strong>ustrong>ntry" (Cardemil & Battle, 2003). According to Cardemil and Battle, they estimate that "by 2050, ... & Battle, 2003). According to Cardemil and Battle, they estimate that "by 2050, non-Hispanic Ca<strong>ustrong>casian Americans will constit<strong>ustrong>te approximately 50% of the United States pop<strong>ustrong>lation, as compared wit ...

(8 pages) 72 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Economic Challenges

Economic ChallengesThe lack of medical ins<strong>ustrong>rance is one of the biggest concerns facing many Americans today. In 2006, the percentage of indivi ... ne of the biggest concerns facing many Americans today. In 2006, the percentage of individ<strong>ustrong>als witho<strong>ustrong>t health ins<strong>ustrong>rance increased .5 percent from 2005 the n<strong>ustrong>mber of those that have no health ins<strong>ustrong>rance ... d .5 percent from 2005 the n<strong>ustrong>mber of those that have no health ins<strong>ustrong>rance rose by 2.2 million individ<strong>ustrong>als (U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong>). This paper will o<strong>ustrong>tline the state or local f<strong>ustrong>nction that serves healthcar ...

(6 pages) 245 1 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Same-sex Parenting

Same-Sex ParentingSame-sex marriage in itself is a debatable s<strong>ustrong>bject matter in America today, b<strong>ustrong>t dare mention same-sex parenting and tempers will flare.According ... America today, b<strong>ustrong>t dare mention same-sex parenting and tempers will flare.According to the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s data, there are aro<strong>ustrong>nd 60,000 male and 96,000 female same-sex parents, totaling approximately 156 ... re are aro<strong>ustrong>nd 60,000 male and 96,000 female same-sex parents, totaling approximately 156,000 homosex<strong>ustrong>al ho<strong>ustrong>seholds in America. (Fo<strong>ustrong>st, 2004) Whose choice is it to say two women or two men can not be g ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.8 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Untitled

Mike K.Essay on eq<strong>ustrong>al pay in the work place.In 1963, President Kennedy signed the Eq<strong>ustrong>al Pay Act into law, making it <strong>ustrong>n ... te against a worker on the basis of sex. Since that time, the wage gap between men and women in the United States has narrowed by j<strong>ustrong>st 15 cents, now being 74 cents, as reported by the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>re ... cents, as reported by the U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong>.Pay eq<strong>ustrong>ality is most prevalent for the 16 to 24 age gro<strong>ustrong>p, in which women earn more than 90 percent of what men do; however, the gap becomes 75 percent in ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Kate chopin: adversity and criticism

versity and Criticism Tragedy, death, adversity and criticism can one or a combination of these circ<strong>ustrong>mstances infl<strong>ustrong>ence the path yo<strong>ustrong> take? End<strong>ustrong>ring the death of loved ones, facing critical ab<strong>ustrong>se and p ... on as an immoralist, Kate Chopin is considered among the most important women in the nineteenth-cent<strong>ustrong>ry American fiction. (Scarsella) Katherine (Chopin) O'Flaherty was born of Irish-French descendants ...

(11 pages) 56 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Special Interest Group The Perception and Rights of High School

Special Interest Gro<strong>ustrong>p The Perception and Rights of High School St<strong>ustrong>dents As far back as anyone can remember there have b ... back as anyone can remember there have been j<strong>ustrong>dgements made against teenagers in high school. Altho<strong>ustrong>gh some of these j<strong>ustrong>dgements may be tr<strong>ustrong>e a lot of them are false. Many people think that beca<strong>ustrong>se the ... of them are false. Many people think that beca<strong>ustrong>se they know or have heard of one teen dying from dr<strong>ustrong>g <strong>ustrong>se, or a girl who left her newborn in a d<strong>ustrong>mpster that that is what all teenagers are doing. My h ...

(5 pages) 478 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Greeting Cards for the Ages

In 2002 Birthday cards acco<strong>ustrong>nted for over 62% of occasion card sales with an average of 1.2 million being p<strong>ustrong>rchased each year. ... with an average of 1.2 million being p<strong>ustrong>rchased each year. Birthday shopping is a 10 million dollar b<strong>ustrong>siness (Hallmark 2005). Greeting cards p<strong>ustrong>blishers acco<strong>ustrong>nted for over 27% of all p<strong>ustrong>blishers in the n ... ted for over 27% of all p<strong>ustrong>blishers in the nation. They employed over 17,000 employees and had an ann<strong>ustrong>al payroll of over $688,000 dollars (U.S. Cens<strong>ustrong>s B<strong>ustrong>rea<strong>ustrong> 2002). With s<strong>ustrong>ch large n<strong>ustrong>mbers and statisti ...

(3 pages) 11 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health