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12 Nov 2009
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Media and violence

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Today's media is without question the single most powerful collective group in the entire world. The media shapes how individuals think, view the world, learn, feel, and behave. And this is not in a small controlled environment; the media is a global force. The debate in...

12 Nov 2009
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Realism and anti-realism

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Both Realism and Anti-Realism are movements in modern theater. Both have characters and plot lines. Both have the basic parts of plays. However that is about the extent of their similarities. Realism is a theatrical movement where the writer tries to make the script and play...

01 Nov 2009
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Living in infamy: Views towards the Japanese after Pearl Harbor

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In most situations, life can be difficult for foreigners immigrating to a new country. With everything from language barriers, to animosity from some native born citizens of that country, to competition for jobs, it isn't easy. And if this is added to by a catastrophic event, caused by people of...

30 Oct 2009
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Motivation and courage in the fight to conquer cancer, the legacy of Terry Fox

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Voted the second greatest Canadian of all time, Terry Fox and his legacy remains a highly emotional inspiration for cancer research. Terry Fox's ‘Marathon of Hope' began in April of 1980 as Terry Fox set out to run across Canada, passing through the country's most populous cities. Fox began...

30 Oct 2009
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An American woman's journey in Brazil: Gender in inequality in education

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Historians are given a unique task; to gather information from a plethora of sources with a discernable eye, assess the credibility, corroborate and establish an accurate relay of events at any given period throughout the world. Here, the documentation and accounts of a woman traveler will be...

27 Oct 2009
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Physical manifestation of stress

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In many areas of life people often have a reluctance to seek help from others. People tend to try to solve their challenges on their own and only resort to the help from others as a last resort. Of course this isn't the case with everyone and isn't true in all areas of life. People often seek...

21 Oct 2009
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Black roles in film: Then and now

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Black roles in film have expanded and transcended within American pop culture to include genres of vast variety. Today, the roles of Black actors are more diverse with actors such as Morgan Freeman playing God in Evan Almighty (2007), and Jamie Foxx playing an FBI special agent in The Kingdom...

21 Oct 2009
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Film aesthetics in Chris Rock's - "I Think I Love My Wife"

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

The 2007 motion picture I Think I Love My Wife was directed and written by Chris Rock, who also stars in the film as the leading character. With screenwriting control and director credential Rock can tell the story of a man in a bland marriage from his point of view without outside influences....

21 Oct 2009
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Pinochet - A man both loved and hated

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

On December 10, 2006, Augusto Pinochet, former President of Chile died in Santiago due to heart complications (Gatica 1). He was a man both loved and hated during his 17 years as head of state. Pinochet was loved for overthrowing socialist President Salvador Allende in the United States supported...

21 Oct 2009
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Raisin in the sun and its parallels to the black American dream

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Raisin in the sun is a play of epic proportions. The lives of the younger' uncovers the hopes, dreams, and despair of Black Americans as a whole. In this play we are engulfed into the quest of one black family's pursuit of the American Dream. James Truslow Adams used the term “American...

21 Oct 2009
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Geisha tea ceremony

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

The life of a Geisha is often glamorized or simplified by Westerners. Many in the West think of geishas as something of royalty due to their high status in Japanese culture, and fashionable dress. On the other hand, Westerners also think of geishas as Japanese versions of prostitutes, not knowing...

21 Oct 2009
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Changes in the lives and roles of women 1300 to the present

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

The lives and roles of women have changed monumentally since the 1300s. Today, women in the West and Southeast Asia enjoy benefits, like legal rights and educational opportunities which were not available to the women before them. This paper will analyze the many changes in the lives and roles of...

21 Oct 2009
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Defend or oppose the necessity of actions taken to expand into the new world and Africa between 1300-1789 C.E.

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Interaction between the peoples of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas during 1300-1789 C.E. brought about cultural fusion, trade, commerce and the foundation of the current state of political affairs. Expansion into the New World and Africa created numerous benefits such as ship building and...

20 Oct 2009
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Learning while black

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

There were no African-American literature or history courses at Northern Michigan University, so when I learned that the concentration for American Literature III would include the Harlem Renaissance, I jumped into the course. Two months later and the only black person we'd talked about...

20 Oct 2009
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Does uninspired media coverage cause uninspired crime?

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Once upon a time, cave man hunted and gathered while cave woman looked after cave kids and cave kitchen. Life was a struggle. Survival was the only goal. Then came, not too soon after, trains, cars, welfare, television, the microwave, celebrity big brother and so on. For most of us, survival is...

20 Oct 2009
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Is the American dream a reality? If so, how far does Barrack Obama symbolize it?

Thesis - 15 pages - Journalism

The American Dream is a term that has been used to encompass the founding ideas that have existed since the birth of the United States. Its definition is broad and has been open to many interpretations, which have adapted and changed over the course of American history. Liberal philosophers such...

12 Oct 2009
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Protecting children in cyber space

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Advent of any technology brings about positive and negative aspects with it. The negative aspects of cyberspace have diminished the social and cultural norms of societies. Cyber bullying, child abuse are part of them. The unchecked use of cyberspace can cause children fall into wrong ideologies...

12 Oct 2009
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Environmentally friendly companies: Diversified natural products, inc. and ICS cleaning

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

As an environmentally friendly cleaning products and services company, the London-based ICS Cleaning works in teams to give an “intelligent clean.” Taking great pride in their work, the company proves thorough and banks on skill instead of sizeable amounts of chemicals. With 25 years...

09 Oct 2009
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Witchcraft in East Anglia: Hopkins & Stearne

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In 1995 Seth Nthai, the Minister for Security and Safety in South Africa, admitted that witchcraft accusations in South Africa seemed to be connected to the political situation. This was arguably illustrated by the increase in witch burnings during 1990, when Mandela was released, and in...

07 Oct 2009
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Resveratrol and calorie restriction

Thesis - 1 pages - Journalism

If an organism can remain lean, lifespan is increased--as long as it avoids any excess fat accumulation. But this must be done without diminishing dietary intake. Research attests that those who practice calorie restriction have (in a statistically significant way) better...

07 Oct 2009
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The problem of definitions in telecommunications regulation in the convergence era

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

The following document will expound upon the role of definitions in the telecommunications regulations arena during the modern technological era of convergent technologies and ideological spheres. The document will overview the importance of defining the object being regulated (in this case,...

07 Oct 2009
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Biographies of three African American aviators

Thesis - 7 pages - Journalism

The following document presents an overview of three distinct and influential African American pilots from the 1920's and 1930's era. Following World War I and II, many African American men and women began to dream of become pilots. Unfortunately, the situation in the United States did not allow...

01 Oct 2009
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Comprehensive report on global staffing strategies: China

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Substantial challenges exist in identifying and recruiting the right high tech telecommunications staffing talent in the Chinese market. In fact the need for high tech telecommunication leadership talent, for example, has produced a staffing gap in China that no longer remains balanced....

01 Oct 2009
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Anorexia Nervosa is really not about food at all: A confirmed condition of negativity that is not bound by culture - A cross cultural analysis

Thesis - 15 pages - Journalism

Anorexia nervosa/bulimia is really not about food at all. This condition is one that is a manifestation of something much deeper. And we are wrong to view anorexia nervosa/bulimia as a disease. While the thoughts of Mr. DiNicola are common today, the key words to his...

30 Sep 2009
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Close encounters with US immigration: A contrast

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

In “ Close Encounters with US Immigration,” Adnan R. Khan recounts his experience of being profiled for his skin color and ethnically distinct name when attempting to regain entry back into the USA. After having his car searched, notebook confiscated, questioned by the Joint...

25 Sep 2009
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Bill C-36 and Canadian border security

Thesis - 8 pages - Journalism

In the wake of the 9/1 terrorist attacks, anti-terrorism legislation has proven to have far reaching implications for the way the western world has come to understand the relationship between society and the law. Indeed, as the focal point of this course, the relationship between society and the...

25 Sep 2009
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Brain-exercising creativity coach businesses to open - How to use writing, music, drama & art therapy techniques for healing

Thesis - 13 pages - Journalism

The introduction sets the tone of the book: inspirational and entrepreneurial. It advises how a person could become a creative writing therapist/coach and memory enhancement counselor. The idea is that the examples presented in the book can be self-directed (for personal growth) or business...

24 Sep 2009
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Analysis of 'On the Move': Mona Domosh and Joni Seager

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

The main argument that Mona Domosh and Joni Seager make in their chapter, “On the Move”, is that the restrictions society, the government, and companies put on mobility is a direct result of an attempt at social control. Often times, this social control means exerting power of mobility...

24 Sep 2009
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Using oil reserves

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

There's a lot of talk these days about the state of our energy supply. One side wants alternatives to oil; the other wants more oil now, tapping reserves to solve energy problems for the coming decades. Although neither side can offer definitive long-term solutions to our...

24 Sep 2009
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Tasers - An accidental death waiting to happen

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

Police by their nature seem to like new “toys” that make their work easier. When they are interested in bullet proof vests or night vision goggles, we see increased utility at no harmful cost to the man on the street. But when their interest turns to tasers, its...