Essays Tagged: "voluntary"

Fossil Fueled Cars Are History- paper about the decline of fossil fueled cars.

t started this without a little pushing by the government. Facing clean-fleet laws in the U.S. and "voluntary" restrictions in Europe, the industry is committing to cut emissions on its gasoline and d ...

(4 pages) 158 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Principles of professional conduct for CPA's

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.Introduction'A code of professional ethics is a voluntary assumption of self discipline above and beyond the requirements of the law. The Code of Et ...

(5 pages) 213 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The use of School uniforms in America. A continuing debate

al advantages. Some school systems including ones in Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles have adopted a voluntary uniform policy. Under this plan schools do not require students to wear their uniform, but ...

(2 pages) 156 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Even more on Spanish culture

ciprocity in Spain are very lax, just as they are here in the United States. Gift giving is largely voluntary, but just like Americans, the Spanish people feel obligated to buy gifts for the people wh ...

(8 pages) 139 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How to offer informed choice in the social care area.

What Is Informed Choice?Informed choice is a voluntary, well-considered decision that an individual makes on the basis of options, information, a ...

(1 pages) 51 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Nervous System: A basic Summary of the nervous system and some little peices on how it is affected by disease and drugs.

ountain and the air became thinner, you would start breathing deeper and quicker. Was this response voluntary? Of course not, the nervous system assessed the situation and responded accordingly.T ... receptors. External sense organs (including skin) are receptors. The reflex arc is an automatic, involuntary reaction to stimuli. When the doctor taps your knee with the "rubber hammer", he or she is ...

(6 pages) 210 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay is all about going against School prayer.

prayer never has and never could beoutlawed in public schools. It is dishonest to call any prayer "voluntary"that is encouraged or required by a public official or legislature. Bydefinition, if the g ... vities, or to use prayer to formalize graduationceremonies. Such prayers are more "mandatory" than "voluntary."At the time the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 1962 and 1963 decreesagainst school-sponsor ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The study of Victims of Crime.

s ago it would have been difficult to have found any criminological agency (official, professional, voluntary or other) or research group working in the field of victims of crime, or which considered ...

(5 pages) 188 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marriage and family according to the legal system.

ount. The areas of family that I will be outlining are marriage which is the union of man and women voluntary entered for life to the exclusion of all others. In the English common law tradition, from ... from which our legal doctrines and concepts have developed, a marriage was a contract based upon a voluntary private agreement by a man and a woman to become husband and wife. Marriage was viewed as ...

(6 pages) 165 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should voting be compulsory in Australia?

tralian electors (67%) believe voting in Australia should be compulsory, while 31% say it should be voluntary and 2% are undecided." 89% of voters said they would vote at the next Federal election eve ... are undecided." 89% of voters said they would vote at the next Federal election even if voting were voluntary. Only 9% said they would not vote while 2% were undecided, according to the 1997 Roy Morga ...

(4 pages) 54 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An exerpt from the book, "Down to Earth Sociology".

characteristic, who share an organized pattern or recurrent interaction, and who interact together. Voluntary and involuntary groups also exist. They may be a part of the group by choice (voluntary) o ... s also exist. They may be a part of the group by choice (voluntary) or by no choice of their own (involuntary). The social group of homeless persons would be considered an involuntary group because in ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Community Care of the Elderly in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

ain services available which support community care of the older person. Examples of informal care, voluntary, statutory and the independent sector shall be discussed in part A. Barriers to the delive ... hospital) it helps to socially include the older client who may live alone or in a rural area.The "Voluntary Sector" which is made up of non-statutory organizations and exists to provide services for ...

(9 pages) 265 3 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Human Genome Project....what is it, and what can it do?

ul tool, and could be abused by a government, which is a central reason this proposal is limited to voluntary individual choice. Many tools are powerful in our modern society. Genetics, particularly o ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Interrogations, Confession and Admissions in the Criminal Justice System (Interrogation Policies used by Police today)

finding the truth. There are certain limitations in determining whether the confession obtained was voluntary.The limitations governing the police relate to the due process test and that of confession ... According to the text, "Brian v. United States", the Supreme Court held that for a confession to be voluntary, it must not have been extracted by or obtained by any sort of threat or violence, nor cou ...

(7 pages) 288 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay is about the process of mitosis. Which is the eukaryotic cells way of dividing and multiplying. Also a from of reproduction on a cellular level.

living functions such as movement, sight, and everything else you can perform. Every single action. Voluntary or involuntary.A person starts out in the very beginning as one cell. This one cell become ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Euthanasia - Should it be Legalized?

formally known as mercy killing. Nature is not allowed to take its course. There are 3 categories; voluntary, the request is by the dying patient or their legal representative, passive, nothing is do ... d not be legalized and that it is morally wrong.A patient with terminal illness is vulnerable. When voluntary euthanasia has been previously accepted and legalized, it has led inevitably to involuntar ...

(6 pages) 161 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Teen Drinking: A Disputed Issue

drinking. Well here some info on teen drinking to help you decide.Beer and liquor lobbies show off voluntary codes that limit their ads to publications with mostly adult audiences. But that standard ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

The Inductive Human Necessity of Tyranny and the Introduction of Perceptual Spatial Proximity Existence (PSPE) and the Pragmatic Perceptual Permutation Theory (PPPT)

ey are presented here and in the book to compel the reader to contemplate the need for some form of voluntary or involuntary tyranny within any society. Such tyranny does not always need to exist in t ... of rules and regulations that are based upon previous perceptions, we all live under some form of involuntary tyranny. However, we do not need to study the act of perceiving or even the concept of per ...

(62 pages) 115 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Industry Project Report on the Australian Private Health Fund Industry

urance occupies a significant but ambiguous position within Australia's health care system. It is a voluntary facility for private funding of hospital care and ancillaries, sitting alongside a compuls ...

(13 pages) 162 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Same Sex Marriage is a basic human right.

he Legal Information Institute, the traditional definition of marriage is: "a contract based upon a voluntary private agreement by a man and a woman to become husband and wife." Why do people want to ...

(9 pages) 271 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics