Jeniffer Payne’s Women drug users in Cumbria

Instructions Critique Jeniffer Payne’s  Women drug users in Cumbria article methodology aim objectives literature review references Ready Paper Excerpt The paper by Jeniffer Payne focuses on the women who use drugs in North Cumbria and what factors influence their initiation into using heroin in a setting that is not urban. She conducted research in the area and according to her findings which she realized through interview accounts, the women in the area are affected by factors of curiosity and trust which are compounded by complexities in their personal lives. In this paper, Payne’s research will be critiqued in a bid to establish whether there is validity in her findings. Payne used the judgmental sampling method for the study; the women interviewed were recruited from treatment and social care organisations. The sampling method was effective for her hypothesis as the sample was consistent with the traits that they were looking for. Thirty women in total were identified; their ages were between 17 and 42 and hailed from different backgrounds and circumstances. Most of them had engaged in drug use from an early age and while some had used some different types of drugs, heroine was the most common (Payne, 2007)….. Purchase…

Gender: In World Perspective – Article Review

Ready Paper Excerpt Article Review The author introduces the subject of gender by giving background information on how modern research on gender was triggered by various women’s movements that advocated for gender equality. The article highlights that gender inequality varies in different parts of the world and that even defining man or woman is at times contested. According to the author, gender issues are applicable to both men and women (Connell, 2009).  The gender reform and gender science are also word wide with more research on gender having been done in Europe and North America. The author associates the success in international research on gender studies to globalization. The article is about the perspective of gender in the world. It highlights how there are very few women in senior government positions and other leadership positions in the corporate world. In the United States, for example, the author mentions that Hillary Clinton would have become the first woman to be elected as a major party candidate for president in the 200 year history of US. To emphasize how leadership positions are gender biased, the author mentions Russia, France, China, Japan, Nigeria, South Africa, and Egypt as some of the countries that…

A critique on Philip Auslander’s ‘Digital Liveness: A Historico Philosophical Perspective’

Instructions A critique on Philip Auslander’s ‘Digital Liveness: A Historico Philosophical Perspective’ What is the author’s argument? Is there anything about the context/wider scholarly discourse? How does it relate to the performance of music? What values are exposed in the argument? How successfully does the author make his point? Do you disagree with any points? references from: Phelan, Peggy. Unmarked:The Politics of Performance. ‘The Ontology of Performance:repersentation without reproduction. London and New York; Routledge, 1993. Broadhurst Susan. Performance and Technology Citron, Marcia J. Opera on Screen. Ready Paper Excerpt Introduction Auslander’s article talks about the concept of digital liveness. The article also reviews various ideas forwarded by other writers on digital liveness apart from stating Auslander’s thoughts on the issue. Auslander argues that our experience with digital technologies as being live is because of the function of the technologies’ capability to react to us in real time.5 He claims that liveness is an effect of mediazation that takes place in various fields of technology. Auslander states that recording technologies led to the idea of perceiving representations as being live.1 This is with a claim that there was no need for a live category in performances before the advent of recording…