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The best work Daisey ever made


Ironically enough, I am currently discussing ethics in another course I am taking—Applied Research in Personality. This week in this psychology course we have been discussing the ramifications of psychological studies and experiments, and namely what is considered unethical. Methods in Behavioral Research, the text for the course, states that “deception occurs when there is … Continue reading

Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility
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Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility


Mike Daisey’s monologue on This American Life publicized the gruesome working conditions and unexposed story about manufacturing in Shenzhen, China.  His listener can easily relate to his love of technology, for our society admires the newest shiny Apple electronic.  Although we can clearly read that our beloved products are made in China, few realize what … Continue reading

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Abercrombie & Fitch Controversy


There has been some recent controversy over a quote from the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, a popular teen clothing brand, Michael Jefferies which gives some insight into the company’s attitude, culture, and marketing strategy. Seven years prior, Jefferies stated, “In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the … Continue reading