1) Summarize the section on courts.
The primary focus of the courts is to interpret and apply the law. This is often done
through settling disputes, a conflict of claims or rights - an assertion of right, claim, or
demand on one side, met
According to Chapter 1, divorce seems to be declining. What are some macro-level
reasons for this decline?
In my opinion divorce has seemed to decline due to the cost of divorcing a family and breaking a marriage.
When it comes to families
Exam 1, Form A
A titanium sample has a volume of 0.314 L and mass of 1.41 103 g. What is the density of titanium?
a. 4.49 g/cm3
b. 0.223 g/cm3
c. 314. g/cm3
d. 4.49 103 g/cm3
e. 1.41 g/cm3
Given: volume, mass
This is a
Exam 4, Form A
Which of the following contains a double bond according to its most stable Lewis structure?
d. a and b
e. a, b, and c
Let's go one at a time.
O2 has 62 = 12 total valence electrons.
We start with t
Cost Plus World Market is a unique distributer that brings collections and styles from
around the world t one store. Lucky for us we have one right here in Lubbock, Texas. There are
locations all around the united states bu
Stress and Stressors
Stress is the: physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses to events
that are appraised as threatening or challenging
Stress that has a negative impact is called _
_is the optimal amount of stress that peopl
Issues in Studying Human Development
What is a Longitudinal design?
o Research design in which one participant or group of participants in
studied over a long period of time.
What is the cohort effect?
o Impact on development when a group of people shar
Theories of Personality
o The unique way in which each individuals think,acts, and feels throughout
The four traditional perspectives in the study of personality:
o Biological, develipemental, social, and cultural
The Man and the Co
Participating in Diversity Week here at Texas Tech should enable you to become more aware of your own
culture and of the interdependence between cultures, including a respect for the difference, whether
this difference is due to culture, religion, ethnic
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MULTHLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
Find the indicated pmbabity.
l) It you flip a cmn three times. Elle possible uutcomes are HHH HHT HTH HTT THH THT
Social Groups &
Consist of people who
1. interact with one another
2. Share similar norms, values, & expectations
These are different than aggregates (share a
temporary physical space) or categories (statistical
What is religion?
Durkheim studied extensively; interested in
finding out what all religions had in
3 Main findings:
1. No common beliefs or practices
2. A community centering on beliefs &
There are a fixed number of races
Genocidethe attempt to destroy a group of
people because of their presumed race or
ethnicity; is a very real danger when this
myth is believed.
Race vs. Ethnici
Every human group organizes its members in
families; but the organization varies by culture!
Monogamymarried to one person at a time.
Polygamymarried to more than one person at a
Politics & the
Leadership & Power
Power can be:
1. Legitimateaccept as right or just
2. Illegitimate (Coercion)do not accept as
right or just
Authority & legitimate violence:
Government (aka. The State)
Exclusive right to use viol
It is not the act itself, but the reactions to the
act, that make something deviant (Becker, 1966)
Folkways, mores, taboos
Not universal (mores/taboos)
We are ALL Deviants
Participating in Diversity Week here at Texas Tech should enable you to become more aware of your own culture
and of the interdependence between cultures, including a respect for the difference, whether this difference is
due to culture, religion, ethnic
Social Class in the
Based on property, power, prestige
Fundamental orientation to life
Responsible for different chances and
opportunities in life.
People Like Us
Anything you own; actual items/monetary g
Includes the division of nations and the layering
of groups of people within a nation (based on
relative power, property, and prestige).
Affects every area of ones life chances.
Every society strati
Beginning Philosophy Fall 2015 Study Guide
MIDTERM EXAM (October 15 2015 at 2PM)
Study Guide Outline-1. Meta-philosophy: What is philosophy?
Branches of Philosophy:
Social & Political Philosophy
What Is Consciousness?
o A persons awareness of everything that is going on around him/ her at any
Altered states of consciousness:
o Occurs when there is a shift in the quality or pattern of your mental
Modern European Philosophy
Descartes and Humes use of skepticism
In the First Meditation Descartes gives reasons why we can doubt all things, especially
material things. Descartes believed that only if he examined each possible bel
Exam 3 Review:
Exam covers material from chapters 7, 8 and 10
Monday 06/29/15 5:00-7:00 PM
Know how to
find global equilibrium for a rigid body
label shear force, normal force, and moment using proper sign convention when sectioning a
beam or r
Political Philosophy Final
On the Morality of War
Q1a: Shue does not believe that we need a morality of war if we can get a morally justified set
of laws of war. These laws would take into account all fundamental moral considerations. Where the
The statement of purpose will provide an opportunity to explain any
extenuating circumstances that you feel could add value to your
application. You may also want to explain unique aspects of your
academic background or valued experiences you may have had
Modern Phil Final Review
Group 1 Leibniz.
1. How does Leibniz account for miracles?
Since occasionalism entails that God must continually intervene in the course of nature, Leibniz
takes this to mean that he must perform continuous miracles. The id
3 out of 3 points
What makes cities such as New York and Tokyo where the coordination of
global business activity takes place global cities?
They both provide contexts of production.
They both provide contexts o