Affiliation Question My preferred article is the journal report on personal health d ‘Stop Before You Start. The most interesting part is where young Dale vows that he will never associate himself with drinking after witnessing what it had done to his father. Nevertheless, he ended up becoming a perfect alcoholic, the difference between his drinking and that of his father being the types of drinks they took. Another interesting fact is one which proposes that kids born by alcoholic parents should instead be advised to abstain rather than being advised not to involve themselves with alcohol.
Question 2 Another article I prefer is the one written by one Justine Lahart titled ‘A New View On Tv. The most interesting fact about the article is how the author tries to link the effects of excessive watching closely to poor performance among school going children. On a contra-opinion, other scholars emerge with other vises that suggest that watching Tv can boost one’s performance in school. Question 3 According to the article, ethnicity is about tradition, customs and learned behaviors. Therefore, learning, enculturation explain ethnicity while race is more of a discrimination against people od different biological features such as skin color, eye and hair color, and also a tendency of developing certain diseases and it cannot be changed or disguised.
Question 4 The United States attempted to establish one’s race by directly asking the question that would indicate a person’s race. They specified the races to be selected from, such as Japanese, Chinese, Filipino and other racial groups. Question 5 As it was for the case of race, the United States also did include a question on the form that indicated one’s ethnic group.
Therefore, this was also limited to specific ethnic groups such as white, black or Negro as well as the Natives. Question 6 The main topic in this article is about the real effect of television on children. The random experts quoted in the article are economics graduates from University of Chicago, Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse Shapiro. The academic paper that the article is based upon is a paper that appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economists. The article revolved on the same issue and was published by the two economics graduates from the University of Chicago.
The data used in the study came from the result of a survey of 800 U. S. schools that administered tests to 346,662 sixth-grade, ninth-grade and 12th-grade students in 1965. Question 7 The main point of the articles is to discover what exactly motivates people to give away their money. The experts quoted in the article are John List and Dean Karlan. The article used a textbook in its study that was called ‘Conducting a Successful Fundraising Program’ and it acted as its basis.
The data used in the article came from the random researches that were performed on different dimensions by different researchers such as the University of Chicago and other scholars. The random people that are quoted in the article include Dean Karlan, who is an economics professor at Yale University. In addition, his counterpart John List, who was a political iconoclast as well as a lecture at the University of Chicago I also quoted in the article as well. Question 8 The main topic of the article is a close relationship that exist between children born by alcoholics and their probability to follow their parents’ footsteps.
The random people who are quoted in the article include Mr. Irwin, a lawyer in Kansas and Marc Schuckit, a professor of psychiatry in San Diego Veterans Affairs Hospital. The academic paper that is the basis on the article is a study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. And it is mostly found on its web page entitled "A Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk? ". The data used in the study comes from children who have been born by alcoholic parents.
Question 9 The main topic of the article is the effects of smoking on worker’s job turn out. The academicians who are quoted randomly in the article are Petter Lundborg, the author of the study together with an assistant professor from the Free University of Amsterdam (Bakalar). The study that is the basis of the article is the one that was produced by Petter Lundborg and appeared on the April issue of Tobacco Control. The data used in the study come from research conducted on 14, 272 workers of ages between 16 and 65 and conducted from the year 1988 to 1991. Work Cited Bakalar, Nicholas.
"Study finds smokers take more sick, " 11 April 2007. nytimes. com. .