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02 Mar 2021
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Can computer power become a threat to our society and how can people stand up against it?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of 'places and forms of power'. First, I'd like to define the notion. The power is the ability or official capacity to exercise control, authority. It also refers to the influence or the strength that a person or a group of people have on others....

02 Mar 2021
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Free speech in the USA

Financial analysis - 1 pages - Sociology

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), to which the United States is a signatory, both establish the right of people to freedom of expression. This right includes the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information...

08 Feb 2021
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The advantages and drawbacks of social media on society and the individual

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

In Cote d'Ivoire, the rise of social media is transforming people's behaviour (Kalonji Mfunyi, 2018). Cote d'Ivoire is the thirteenth country that uses Facebook in Africa and we see many bad and good impacts of this type of platform (Kouakou, 2014). So, the rest of the work will be...

08 Feb 2021
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Does social media have a good or bad impact on society?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

In the 21st century, social media is one of the most used technologies in the world. As per Waseem Akram and Kumar, 'A social media is an online platform which people use to build social relation with other people who share career, interest, activities, background or real-life connection'...

08 Feb 2021
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Cultural studies - Comparing and contrasting Japan and France

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Japan and France are two countries located on different continents. One is in Asia next to the Pacific Ocean and the other is located in occidental Europa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the North Sea. Each country has its habits and lifestyles. There are many...

24 Jan 2021
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'Violence brings only temporary victories' M.-L. King. Discuss in the light of past and current political affairs

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) was an American minister and a social activist, who is mostly known for his leadership of the civil rights movement in the United States. Thanks to him, the segregation of Black Americans stopped. Given his implication in non-violent movements in order...

23 Nov 2020
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Critical thinking questions - The media and its influence

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The agenda setting theory says that mass media influences society through the stories that are labelled newsworthy and the time and space given to them. I totally agree with this theory. I think we pay more attention to social problems that receive attention in the media and it's normal...

23 Nov 2020
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Critical thinking questions - Social problem

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I think that the most important social problem facing the world today is global warming, because it is a natural issue which is growing enormously and we can't stop it. We can certainly limit it by changing our daily habits but that won't make it stop or disappear so we have to live with...

16 Nov 2020
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Idea of progress - What is the purpose of science? Is scientific progress always something positive for humanity?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of IDEAS OF PROGRESS. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change; it can be a technological, scientific or social advance in order to make the world a better place. It is characterised by a positive and wilful behaviour with a view to...

16 Nov 2020
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Myths and heroes - To what extent can the choices that people make, condition and influence their lives and have an impact on the world they live in?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of myths and heroes. A myth can be defined as a popular or traditional belief, an unusual story about gods or heroes. But the term hero doesn't always represent a mythological figure or a superhero. Indeed, a hero can be a person who is admired for his or her...

16 Nov 2020
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Places and forms of power - What power and determination do young people have to promote change in our societies and in the world of today?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of locations and forms of power. In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behaviour of people. In order to live together, members of a community accept rules and laws. It helps to create social cohesion, but it can also lead to conflicts...

13 Oct 2020
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Unmixed areas

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Today I would like to talk about unmixed areas. These are places, events, meetings or such that are only available to a specific gender. In general, this is about women. Which brings us to feminism. We've all heard about that growing movement across the world, mobilising people and governments...

10 Sep 2020
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What Does it Mean for a University to be Socially Responsible?

Dissertation - 3 pages - Educational studies

What does it mean for a university to be 'socially responsible'? With reference to the literature and using examples from the UK, and beyond, discuss how a university might demonstrate its commitment to social responsibility to its stakeholders. Corporate social responsibility...

29 Aug 2020
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Places and forms of power - Education and money

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Today I'm going to deal with the notion places and forms of power. It can be defined as the ability to exercise authority and influence over others. It can exist at different levels, for example in economy, politics, and media. We may wonder to what extent higher education can be considered as a...

22 Aug 2020
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The American Education System

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

Let's start with the courses, and the different grades. In the USA, compulsory education begins at 5 years old, in the Kindergarten, which is the equivalent of La Grande Section in France. Before 5 year-old, you can go to Preschool and Pre-K, which are fee-paying schools, and it's really...

25 May 2020

Space and Exchange - Why Is a Gap Year Useful and Can It Change Our Lives?

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

I will present to you the concept of space and exchange. Spaces are possible places of exchange which can be virtual, like the Internet or also geographic, like countries of the world separated by borders. The exchanges are produced by the use of these spaces, namely different aspects such as...

30 Mar 2020

Business Plan: how to improve life in Indian slums?

Business plan - 6 pages - Sociology

Ninety years ago, there were only 251 million people in India. Today, there are 1.2 billion. Overpopulation threatens the environment of the country. Overpopulation and rural exodus have led to informal urban development, leading to the development of slums in and next to the cities. Therefore,...

14 Jan 2020

Foods that pregnant women should avoid

Summary - 2 pages - Nutrition, alimentation and dietetic

Pregnancy is a time of rapid development, so mothers to be should be very careful when choosing what to eat, because some foods may harm them or their unborn baby. This research paper is written after reading several articles on the subject.

24 May 2018
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The concepts of accelerated learning and mind-body enhancements

Case study - 34 pages - Psychology

How did Bulgarian Ivan Barzakov bring the roots of Superlearning to America? Answer: Ivan Barzakov wanted to escape the yoke of the Communist oppression in Bulgaria and go to America. This entailed swimming for seven miles in the open, cold, shark-infested waters of the Adriatic sea and...

04 Jul 2017
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Pedagogy with middle school students

Essay - 3 pages - Educational studies

Adolescences undergo a remarkable and rapid developmental change. Understanding and responding to the unique development characteristic is critical at the middle school level. The teacher education system should prepare all teachers for middle school students to face the challenges that emerge at...

15 May 2017
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Professional misconducts of teachers and way out

Essay - 10 pages - Educational studies

Teaching is regarded as a noble career just as teachers are considered as role models to pupils and students. These days, a lot of professional misconducts could be noticed among teachers. Many teachers are now disillusioned, lazy, uncommitted, and unpatriotic. This paper is an examination of the...

05 May 2017
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Towards effective management of pupils/students feeding in a boarding school: issues and strategies

Essay - 8 pages - Educational studies

One of the sensitive areas in a boarding school administration is the feeding of pupils/students. Although many advantages accrue to boarding over day school, some parents/guardians are still skeptical of enrolling their children in a boarding school because of the issue of inadequate and...

30 Jan 2017
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Theories explaining smoking

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Smoking is one of the most lethal forms of drug and substance abuse amongst people. People can be involved in the smoking of bhang, cigarettes, cocaine and other strong drugs that have very adverse and harmful effects to the health of the abusers. Drug and substance abuse has very many harmful...

30 Jan 2017
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Action research: definition, application, methods...

Essay - 13 pages - Educational studies

Recently, most researchers have cited that they incorporate action research in the problem solving initiatives (Groundwater - Smith, 2009; Dick, Stringer, & Huxham, 2009). As a result, this paper discusses what action research is and how it can be applied to produce actual solutions...

13 Jan 2017
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The depressive state: eternal melancholia to deep despair

Essay - 4 pages - Psychology

Mental and emotional health is a factor that is often ignored and overlooked in our society. It is seen as unimportant, when it is in fact one of the most important components to achieving and living a healthy life. Many people consider mental and emotional health to be an optional part of caring...

13 Jan 2017
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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages, Griffith

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

My immediate reaction to Intolerance is that of absolute wonder and amazement. Throughout the lengthy three-and-a-half-hour film, I remained consistently awestruck by the breathtaking beauty it portrayed. The massive detailed sets paired with Griffith's stunning wide shots, seemingly...

13 Jan 2017
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Globalization of adolescence

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

The world-wide web has connected people in ways that we have never been connected before. It provides a means for media to sporadically spread all over the world, reaching all different cultures and countries. Media such as music, cinema, literature, art, etc.. have always connected people, and...

13 Jan 2017
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The beholder - Erotica and pornography

Essay - 1 pages - Psychology

Erotica and pornography are terms that are often used interchangeably. Their definitions are certainly similar; they are both materials which depict erotic behavior and are meant to cause sexual excitement. However, while they're defined as similar, the way they carry out these definitions...

21 Nov 2016
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The impact of an increase in university tuition fees on higher education participation rates

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

During the 1992-2007 period, the UK has witnessed great variances in the structure of Higher Education (HE) funding. Moving away from a period where taxpayers footed the entire costs incurred by HE, economic agents holding at least 2 A-levels have begun to contribute to their future HE prospects....

21 Sep 2016
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Oscar Wilde and Martin Luther King: "Life is never fair"

Essay - 1 pages - Educational studies

Oscar Wilde once wrote "Life is never fair... And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." With this quote, Wilde meant to suggest that a life that is "fair" may become too boring, predictable, and simply bland. Often, the unfairness in life is what makes our blood boil, it...