Compare and contrast the two versions of the story of Rama and Sita: The Ramayana and Sita Sings the Blues. Don’t focus on superficial differences (number of scenes, editing of the scenes, etc.) but look at the key issues of men’s and women’s roles in relation to each other and in terms of society.Continue reading
Based on the course readings and websites, categorize Israel’s ability to collect intelligence in each of the five disciplines (OSINT, GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, SIGINT, and cyber) against hostile nations or organizations as either (1) highly capable; (2) capable; or (3) marginally capable. Be sure your response clearly identifies the specific organization, bureau, or responsible for performing the associated collection.
This essay is based on your reading of Goat Days by Benyamin. And the article on the migration of workers from Kerala to the countries of the Persian Gulf.
How does the academic treatment of labor migration compare to its fictional treatment in the novel? Does the novel reveal aspects of the experience that academic research does not? And conversely does academic research reveal aspects of the phenomenon that fiction does not? Which is more important for understanding the phenomenon of labor migration: the macro level analysis of the social sciences or micro account of subjective experience that novels portray?
You are a manager, and you need to express dissatisfaction with one of the people in your team. Explain why the person’s work is not good enough in detail and give examples. You should also explain what the person needs to do to improve their ‘performance’ / behavior.
What are some signs/ behaviors to note in observing anxiousness in young children? How are these behaviors different from behaviors of this sort we often see in young children?
How can play and the 3 general classroom management techniques discussed in the article be helpful in addressing children’s anxiety?Continue reading
What type of store would you consider starting? (coffee shop? pet shop? gift shop?) Describe it in about three sentences, detailing your type of inventory (products/services).
What things do you consider when setting a price for your products/services? Name at least TWO things to consider. (Your answers must parallel what you are studying/reading in the chapter.)
A common statement made regarding the challenges of our current development model today is that ‘the poorest and most vulnerable people are being left behind’:
A. Explain this statement considering the latest UN report on sustainable development (2020).
B. Critically discuss the main reasons why this has been the outcome despite rising global interest in sustainable development.
C. What are two of the key solutions needed to change such dismal reality?
Write a letter (300 words) petitioning a local congress person to support a budget increase for childhood cancer. Your target audiences are: Consumers who care about the issue and Budget decision makers. The messages should urge consumers and decision makers to support an increase in the budget for childhood cancer. What do you think it will take to influence action and support for the cause, and increase the budget? What messages will you use?Continue reading
Humans evidently have known much about the environment and climate change for decades, yet somehow this ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ yet (Oreskes & Conway, 2014). What does it mean to say that ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ in this context? Why has the world, to a large extent, failed to adequately act on this knowledge?Continue reading
Discuss the immigration policies of President Obama and President Trump. First, looking at President Trump, would you say that his policies are/were consistent with past US approaches to immigration? Why or why not? Second, do you see more continuity or change between President Obama and President Trump? How do you explain either that continuity or change?