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05 Jul 2016

The Ghetto - Louis Wirth, 1928 - Chap XI, The Jewish ghettos of Chicago

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology

The Jewish ghetto of Chicago is home to a way of life that is markedly different from those of surrounding communities. The inhabitants of the ghetto carry on their day to day activities much in the same way that they did in Europe for hundreds of years. In Chicago, as in other major cities...

05 Jul 2016

Civil rights and race relations

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

It seems as if in America there is always some kind of race-related strain. There are various incidents of racism that makes a person wonder about the state of our society, not only in the past but throughout the twentieth century. Many literary works have been written in respect to race...

04 Jul 2016

Adolescence and drug abuse

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Adolescence is a very important time during the course of one's life. It is a time of change, a time of self-realization. While the body undergoes many changes, adolescence is also the time when kids grow up and mature into adulthood. Because adolescence is such a difficult period in life,...

04 Jul 2016

How education reproduces inequalities and social difference

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Inequalities in the society have historically been based on stratification and the creation of classes within the society. The struggle for achievement and the existence of the society based on the individual achievements has led to the differences between different classes in the society. Class...

28 Apr 2016

The rise of mental descent - A stressful era

Essay - 4 pages - Psychology

Happiness may be good for one's health, but seeking it may not be. There are many factors that people must consider before even considering whether they are happy or not. Typically, stress is a factor that is seem as a barrier to satisfaction. Since stress is part of everyone's life,...

28 Apr 2016

The status quo of discrimination - Willing workers in unwilling circumstances

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

The idea of equality has been the dream of the hopeful but the reality is only a glimpse of the ideal. Since the Holocaust in World War II, there has been an international recognition for equality as outlined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, the idea of equality has eluded...

22 Mar 2016

The use of social norms

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

There are various advantages that a hotel and the society can have from adopting environmental programs. These advantages include the saving of energy, reducing the amount of wasteful detergent that is released to the environment and increasing the hotel chain due to the economic benefits of...

22 Mar 2016

Use of multiple methods to examine risk in project appraisals

Essay - 5 pages - Educational studies

Project appraisal is the methodology of evaluating and addressing proposition before assets are conferred. It is a key device for successful activity in group re-establishment. It's a method by which organizations can pick the best projects to help them attain to what they need for their...

22 Mar 2016

The Beat Generation by Jack Clellon Holmes

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology

The article “This is the Beat Generation” by Jack Clellon Holmes talks about a young Californian girl who was arrested for using illegal drugs. Holmes creates a picture of a young and very adorable girl who could only be deemed and viewed as a criminal through what he refers to as...

21 Mar 2016

How people perform their different jobs with the objective of determining what it is that they do, the things that they use and suggesting what they must know

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Generally, task analysis involves the study of how people perform their different jobs with the objective of determining what it is that they do, the things that they use and suggesting what they must know. According to Chen (2001), in Human-Computer Interactions (HCI), the process of task...

21 Mar 2016

Social construction based on the concept of sex and gender brings out the differences that are always seen between male and female

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Social construction based on the concept of sex and gender brings out the differences that are always seen between male and female or rather men and women that are conventions in the society and creating the roles played by each gender. Also the differences that are between the concept of gender...

25 Feb 2016

Middle aged children development issues

Essay - 5 pages - Psychology

Conventionally, for individuals to succeed in life they ought to have achieved academically, flexibility and willingness both in college and in career and a positive behavior. Consequently, school counseling for the middle-aged aims at promoting and enhancing the success of pupils in future by...

25 Feb 2016

Community health needs assessment

Essay - 2 pages - Psychology

Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) are a vital tool in identifying the most prioritized health needs of a community and aligning the required resources and partners to address this needs(Judith & Chere, 2013). A well-structured CHNAs will provide very valuable data to direct...

25 Feb 2016

Observation of various life stages

Essay - 2 pages - Psychology

The field of growth and progressacrossthe humanlifethat include physical, cognitive, intellectual, social, perceptual, personality and emotional growth is developmental psychology.(In Fiske.2010).This is important in order to understand how humans learn, mature and adapt. Life has various...

17 Nov 2015

The reliability of eyewitness testimony

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Eyewitness testimony refers to the statement given by a witness to an event, and is a major area of research in cognitive psychology but also has a major effect on criminological psychology, such as being asked to describe the appearance of a suspect, or a detailed account of what occurred...

17 Nov 2015

The social history of Halloween

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The Purpose of this book was to educate readers on the history of Halloween and where the practice came from. Foreman talks about where the history of Halloween comes from and the mix of Celtic beliefs and European folk traditions. It also shows the transformation of Halloween.

18 Sep 2015

Important theories in criminology - Why people commit crime

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Within criminology, it is quite significant to examine the reasons as to why individuals commit crime, in the continuing debate with regard to how to prevent as well as handle crime. There have been different theories emerging over the previous thirty years. Such theories are under exploration...

18 Sep 2015

Prisoners should admit guilt to get paroled

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Admittedly, correctional facilities in the United States are usually overcrowded. Most jails and prisons in the U.S. hold a larger number of incarcerated persons than their intended capacities. Despite the fact, courts still sentence persons to imprisonment. Invariably, the problem of overcrowded...

17 Sep 2015

Harmonization of gender based violence messages for use in IEC materials

Essay - 12 pages - Sociology

Gender-based violence is a global pandemic and human rights violation that hinders both individual and societal development. Furthermore, the prevailing socioeconomic and political inequalities between the sexes ensure that women and girls are most susceptible to violence. Global surveys...

17 Sep 2015

Cognitive Development Perspectives of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky

Essay - 5 pages - Psychology

Teacher preparation with regard to teaching students is a very sensitive issue and there is need to consider the cognitive development perspectives of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. These two theorists provide different perspectives about young children's learning patterns, but they both have...

17 Sep 2015

College education issues : My struggle with anti intellectual

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

Paul Stoller's writing “My Struggle with Anti-Intellectual” is an encouragement to students on their need to think critically. According to the writer, the Huffington post readers responded furiously towards the writing. Charles Murray who is a scholar within the American Enterprise...

17 Sep 2015

Violent crime and its relationship to videos games and violent television shows

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

There has been an influx in the number of Television shows and violent video games that different people in today's generation are being exposed to. With the current trends and lack of supervision from the parents and guardians on the content that the children access it has become utterly...

16 Sep 2015

The wellbeing of afghan refugees in Sweden

Dissertation - 65 pages - Psychology

It is traumatizing to become a refugee, not in the sense of insane, frantic or deranged, but in terms of feeling out of place, misplaced or a being cast off. The identity of refugee is narrowed to an Immigrant, delineated by the term category. The reality of a refugee is inverted the moment...

16 Sep 2015

Comparison of Lisa Rofel's Liberation Cohort and the Cultural Revolution Cohort

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The viewpoints of the women, regarding their place in society, in the different cohorts identified by Lisa Rofel differ significantly. The first two cohorts, the Liberation and Cultural Revolution, show the development of women from debased states to a place of advocacy. Essentially their views...

16 Sep 2015

Imperialism and Orientalism - Christianity and Islam

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Christianity and Islam have shared some commonalities since they have some beliefs that are similar and although the two may have shared some good relations and interaction the European Christians and the Middle Eastern Muslims have had their fair share of conflict and aggression in the past. In...

16 Sep 2015

The feminization of love : all about love

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Love and relationships are some of the most controversial and heavily discussed topics in the contemporary society today with some people citing it as an emotional attachment while others see it as the actions that people do for others. There is however the romantic aspect of love as people who...

16 Sep 2015

The diverse nature of psychology

Essay - 2 pages - Psychology

Psychology happens to be an area in science which concerns itself with people's minds as well as the behaviours which people exhibit. As a discipline, psychology is quite diverse. It implicates other areas of science widely as well as makes use of problems that are solvable to create knowledge to...

16 Sep 2015

Motivation at the workplace

Essay - 4 pages - Psychology

Employees are the most important part of an organizational structure since they shape the performance levels of an organization. In order to perform to their level best employees need to be properly motivated towards achieving the goals and vision of an organization. Employees are motivated by...

15 Sep 2015

Banning convertion therapy for the transgender youth

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

Convertion therapy, which can also be expressed as convertion therapy tries to convert lesbians, gay, bisexual as well as transgender persons from same gender sex to heterosexuality by means of prayer as well as other efforts. The basis of reparative therapy is that the gender identity or sexual...

15 Sep 2015

The American mosque in transition

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

Islam is one of the religions that is professed by Billions of people around the world instilling good principles and attributes among the Muslim faithful. It is a great religion to profess since it instills discipline and follows the rule of law as commanded in the Quran. It is also important to...

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