Human Services

Is Ghost in the Shell Hollywood’s Latest Whitewashed Movie? The Lack of Opportunity and the Restrictive Representation of Asian Actors on Screen

“50% of all film, TV and digital services don’t have a named or speaking Asian character” (Waurenchen, “Race” 6). Although individuals of Asian descent constitute 5.6% of the population of the United States (Wikipedia contributors), they are exceedingly underrepresented in Hollywood’s predominantly white film industry, often restricted to portray a select few roles constructed upon racial stereotypes.

Ethnic Minorities in Today’s Entertainment Media

       How many movies have you seen with a main character that is neither an attractive white woman or a white male? Not many right? That’s what I thought. These movies, old or new will always stun you with a hot blond muscular man driving his Mercedes to pick up his gorgeous brunette, both coming back from saving the world form evil, which let’s be real most often consist of a an ethnic minority antagonist.

Senior Care: How Volunteering at the Boucherville Library Can Help

On March 27th, 2017, CBC News reported through “Privatization of Seniors’ Care Leading to Poorer Quality Service, Think Tank says” that the access to publicly funded senior care in British Columbia, such as homes and community care, is declining over time. Indeed, between 2001 and 2016, home support access experienced a decrease of 30%, whereas residential care with assistance access experienced a decrease of 20%. On the other hand, profit facilities are experiencing a growing demand of 42% from 2011 to 2016 as well.

 

Children Benefits: How Volunteering at a School can Help the Problem

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In this article a volunteer by the name Neesha, talks about her experiences as a volunteer teacher in a third world country. She said it would be nice to have some sort of certificate saying that she has volunteered somewhere. She also says, it’s not just about having a certificate, it’s about making young kids smile and making a difference.

Women's Rights and Sexual Violence: How Volunteering at the Women's Center of Montreal Can Help the Problem

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Last Thursday, Robin Camp, a Canadian judge who gained popularity last year when he asked a sexual assault victim why she could not just keep her “knees together”, resigned from Federal Court. It was a rare event in the Canadian justice system and was followed by the release of a report from the Judicial Council which demanded him to be fired.

Elements of Research [Social Anxiety Disorder & Academic Disciplines]

Social Anxiety Disorder is a mental illness that affects millions of people around the world and despite how common it is, it is rarely spoken of. However, there is research although it isn’t often mentioned in media and out in the open.

Abortion is a Right

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Abortion is the right to a woman/ young girl to change something they are not proud of, or something they have been forced into without consent. To show that is can be a health hazard and can endanger the mother to be. Three important dialects to look into are, Women’s Rights, Nursing, and Public health. These three topics tie into the subject of abortion.

 

Helpful Relationship in Social Work

Introduction

Creating a helpful relationship with the client is the first step of a clinical process. Without a strong bond based on trust, there is no evolution possible in the future. There are five important caracteristics to look at when the social worker meets his new client.

Steps of helpful relationship:

1 . Purpose an Concern

2. Expectations and clear communication

3. Empathy

4. Genuineness and acceptance

5. Authority

Preventative Methods to end Homelessness

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Homelessness is on the rise but getting degrees in specific academic disciplines such as psychiatry, human ecology, and public health & preventing medicine could help diminish it. There are many issues surrounding homelessness that individuals suffer from. Some issues include health problem, mental disorders, and bad living conditions.