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16 May 2009
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Suitable area for Paris to get a French global city region

Thesis - 9 pages - Journalism

As Saskia Sassen well defined it, a global city region is a region that “overlaps the global city” . Today, it can be admitted that Paris has a lot features that make this city close to a “global city”, such as the central corporate functions, and the “highly...

16 May 2009
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Asian business culture

Thesis - 9 pages - Journalism

Since the last decade the Northeast Asian economies such as Japan, South Korean and Taiwan have had a remarkable growth and an important development into world-class economic powers. They have emerged from an “array of political and social challenges such as world and civil wars, massive...

15 May 2009
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The British monarchy as of 2008

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

The British monarchy is a shared monarchy which can trace its ancestral lineage back to the Anglo-Saxon period. The British monarch or Sovereign is the Head of state of the United Kingdom and in the British overseas territories. So the British monarch is also head of state of sixteen other...

15 May 2009
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The UK food market

Thesis - 37 pages - Journalism

The population of UK is set to increase by over 2 million to almost 62 million over the next 10 years. Increased life expectancy and declining birth rates are leading to an increasingly elderly population and this trend is set to continue as the large numbers of 'baby boomers' reach...

14 May 2009
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The BBC

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Everybody, even one who has never seen or listened to an Anglophone broadcast, has alteast once, heard of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the famous ‘BBC', or the nicknames ‘Beeb' or ‘Auntie'. In fact, the BBC is the biggest broadcasting company in the world, with 26,000...

14 May 2009
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Thomas Frank's "What's the matter with Kansas?"

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

Introduction Thomas Frank has been deeply astonished and revolted with the myth of the “two-nation” America which has been cultivated by various opinion makers - especially popular journalists. This observation motivated him to look for this true America that so many op-eds and...

14 May 2009
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Barbara Ehrenreich's "Nickel and Dimed"

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

As a response to both Bill Clinton's introduction of the “Welfare Reform” putting an end to what he called “Welfare as we know it” and to the journalistic tendency of writing articles on the people far from the ground, Barbara Ehrenreich - of course a bit forced by her editor...

13 May 2009
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The tourism industry in India: A general overview

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Journalism

Tourism is a very complex industry due to its multiple activities that satisfies the need of the tourist. Tourism includes transportation, accommodation, food, catering, tourist attraction as well as organizers like tour operators and travel agents. Moreover, a tour consists of different...

12 May 2009
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British press

Thesis - 2 pages - Journalism

The Quality Press: Most famous and important serious newspapers in Britain are: 1. The Daily Telegraph 2. The Guardian 3. The Independent 4. The Times The different format: Originally newspapers had a broadsheet format. Such as Daily telegraph which is one of the...

12 May 2009
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Modernity of African music

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

People listen to music for different reasons. For me it's an introspective individualistic process. I examine the artists' lyrics in hopes that their expression will help me learn more about myself and life, in general. For others, music is the notes strung together to compose an...

11 May 2009
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How satiric is Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"?

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Satire, as defined by Bennett and Royle, is “the humorous presentation of human folly or vice in such a way as to make it look ridiculous” . It generally retains the appearance of rigorous logic, buttresses premises and arguments supported by formally correct proofs and...

08 May 2009
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"Nixon and the prisoners of war", 7th January 1971, New York Review of Books, by Jon M. Van Dyke

Book review - 2 pages - Journalism

This is an article published in 1971, on January the 7th, in The New York Review of Books. Written by Jon M. Van Dyke, this article deals with the Nixon administration policies about the prisoners of war during the time of Vietnam War. According to Jon M. Van Dyke, the US government uses the...

08 May 2009
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Complicity in Heart of Darkness

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

On November 15 1884, the representatives of fourteen European powers and a plethora of ambassadors gathered in Berlin to decide the fate of colonial Africa. From 1884 to 1909, 5 to 21 million Africans (about 50% of the population of the Congo Basin) perished. Such collective palliation of the...

08 May 2009
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The errors of the Puritans

Thesis - 7 pages - Journalism

The document we're going to talk about today is a set of extracts from Richard Hooker's work Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity written in 1593 (the 3 dots suggest that they were cuts in the text). Actually, this is his main work and it consists of eight books that were published during the...

07 May 2009
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Comment on the article "Can India fly?", from The Economist n°8480, 2006

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

"Indian Business has much to celebrate", says the author of the article "can India fly?—now for the hard part", published in the june 3rd 2006 edition of The Economist. India has been recently swept by great optimism, thanks to its phenomenal economic growth. Indian GDP...

07 May 2009
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Walter Ong, orality and literacy

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Walter Wong's Orality and Literacy provides the reader, who by definition is a member of the literate world, with insights into the rich oral cultures that spawned the chirographic (writing) and the typographic (print) cultures that followed. In a world steeped in literacy for many centuries,...

07 May 2009
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The paradox of American democracy (Chap. 1), by John B. Judis

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

John B. Judis is a senior editor at The New Republic, where he is working since 1982. He graduated at the University of California at Berkeley in 1965 and taught philosophy there later on. He was an active leftist activist during the 60es and founded the leftwing journal The Socialist Revolution...

07 May 2009
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McIntyre, W. David. British Decolonization: "When, why and how did the British Empire fall?"

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In this book David McIntyre, Professor of History at the University of Canterbury, gives a detailed account of a most important episode of British and global history, that is the fall of the British Empire. The decolonization process that took place mainly after the Second World War was sudden...

07 May 2009
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Six feet of the country, by Nadine Gordimer

Essay - 3 pages - Journalism

How does Nadine Gordimer denounce Apartheid in this short story? Judging from this text, do you think she uses literature as a political weapon? In “Six Feet of the Country”, a short story written in 1956, the South-African white author Nadine Gordimer tells the story of a white man and...

07 May 2009
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Social cognitive processes mediating the relationship between exposure to television's sexual content and adolescents' sexual behavior by Steven C. Martino, Rebecca L. Collins, David E. Kanouse, Marc Elliot, and Sandra H. Berry

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

The article I chose to study is from the volume 89 of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, published in 2005 by the American Psychological Association. It deals with a research supported by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. I chose this one since, like the...

07 May 2009
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The USA patriot act: The un-American way

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked by a foreign terrorist Muslim group called Al-Queda directed by Osama bin Laden, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, as well as, others. President George W. Bush appeared on television screens at the Oval office to address the American public...

05 May 2009
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The magic of thinking big

Thesis - 13 pages - Journalism

This wonderful book authored by Dr. David Schwartz reveals the secrets of SUCCESS. The SUCCESS for which we strive all our life only to find that at times that harder we try to achieve our goal…the more difficult it gets. In this world where only the toughest survive and flourish, we need a...

05 May 2009
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Reputation versus business

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

When rapper Nas Escobar and entertainer Sean “Puffy/P.Diddy” Combs recorded the video to the song “Hate Me Now”, Puffy backed out after a copy of the video was sent to MTV and asked Nas' manager and Interscope Records executive Steve Stoute to remove the part of the video...

29 Apr 2009
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Asking questions about the popular sphere, media and democracy.

Thesis - 7 pages - Journalism

An important question, right now, according to a recent Globe and Mail article, as well as chatter heard recently while riding the grid-lock streets listening to a taxi driver's radio, is if daily newspapers collapse, is this a sign that democracy is in trouble? Perusing the numerous blogs of...

28 Apr 2009
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The rhetoric behind personal ads

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Many people search for that one person to spend the rest of their lives with. People do this in a variety of ways and placing a personal ad in the local newspaper is only one such way. Men and women daily check personal ads in the hope of finding that “perfect person” or just for a...

27 Apr 2009
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Childe`s materialist approach to archaeology and proof of his use of scientific method

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Processual archaeology, also known as New Archaeology, which came to dominate the field in the 1960s presented a critique of past archaeological work, that it, fundamentally, was non-scientific. The debates and arguments that exist within the field of archaeology often seem to be limiting, as...

22 Apr 2009
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Coffee in Italy and the United States

Thesis - 9 pages - Journalism

Coffee has been grown, processed, roasted, and brewed for thousands of years. This age-old drink has become increasingly popular within the last decade due to the attractiveness of the modern coffeehouse (Shultz 1999:76-77), along with increased global marketing. Yet this popularity is perceived...

01 Apr 2009
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Preparing Mughlai Gravy

Thesis - 27 pages - Journalism

The hospitality industry includes all establishments that provide food and beverage service to the public. It offers a wide range of jobs and careers which very according to the style of services in each establishment. For example, the tasks performed in a fast food outlet differ greatly from...

21 Mar 2009
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Newspaper ownership in Canada

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

The press has always been thought of as an important facet of any liberal democracy. The press in Canada has always played an important role in educating the population about the events and news of the day. However, for the press to truly perform its task in a liberal democracy,...

18 Mar 2009
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Public transportation in the Arab World

Thesis - 7 pages - Journalism

The creation and refinement of public transportation in the Arab World are issues that are infrequently brought to the public eye. However, these issues have underlying importance in the institutions of politics and economics in the Arab World. Organizations, such as The World Bank and the...