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01 Feb 2024

Cyberbullying

Presentation - 14 pages - Sociology & social sciences

As the name suggests, cyberbullying is bullying in a digital place such as phones, computers, tablets and many more, in différents areas like messaging, social media, online gaming or forums. The cyber bully sends negative message increasingly.

29 Jan 2024

David Copperfield - Charles Dickens (1850); The Rev. and Mrs. Palmer-Lovell with their two daughters - Augustus Leopold Egg (19th century); Billy Elliot - Stephen Daldry (2000) - To what extent does gender have an impact on education?

Text commentary - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This document tackles 3 documents : - Document 1 is an extract from the novel entitled David Copperfield written by Charles Dickens and published in 1850. It is a coming-of-age novel. - Document 2 is a painting by Augustus Leopold Egg realized in the 19th century. It pictures The Rev. and Mrs....

09 Jan 2024

Land grabbing in post-Soviet Eurasia: the world's largest agricultural land reserves at stake - Oane Visser & Max Spoor (2011)

Book review - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The redaction takes place during the beginning of a project led by Visser about land investment strategies and their effects, concerning food security and sovereignty, labour issues and rural development. Visser and Spoor being specialists of post-Soviet countries in their own discipline, they...

23 Dec 2023

Guns in America Cover - Time Magazine (November 5, 2018) - What 245 Americans Think About the Issue

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Facing the debate on individual weapons ownership and gun violence in the United States, artists try to alert and provoke public opinion through their works, being biased or not at all. The work I will show you dates back to 5 years; this is TIME's November 5 cover, made in collaboration with...

19 Dec 2023

Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach - Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig (1995) - AI fundamentals and intelligent agents

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a broad and interdisciplinary field that aims to create machines or systems that can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. A machine's intelligence can be tested by comparing it to a human's intelligence. The Turing test is one way to do...

20 Nov 2023

Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills in the US

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Today, I am going to talk about the surge of anti-LGBTQ laws in the US. To do so I will start by taking the example of the expansion of the Don't Say Gay bill in Florida, on April 19, 2023. The original Don't Say Gay law, adopted in 2022, banned lessons relating to sexual orientation and...

17 Nov 2023

The emergence of gated communities in the United States

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The gated communities are special areas, or closeted residency where a certain group (part of the same club, people from the same social class, same beliefs, etc.) of people who choose to live together, sharing some private area (like parks, swimming pools, etc.). It's been a few years since...

14 Nov 2023

To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly - Jonathan Soble (2017) - Cultural Differences

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This document provides a reading guide for the article "To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly" published by The New York Times in 2017 about cultural differences.

07 Nov 2023

Maleficent - Robert Stromberg (2014); Evil Thing - Serena Valentino (2020); Moon Palace - Paul Auster (1989); Women's Voice and Images in Folk Tales and Fairy Tales - Luma Al-Barazenji (2015) - Women Empowerment

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The document is an oral presentation which studies the case of women empowerment. In order to approach the subject, four documents are taken into account: - a poster of the movie "Maleficent," released on May 18, 2014, by the director Robert Stromberg; - an excerpt from "Evil Thing" written by...

04 Nov 2023

Role of Education in Gender Equality: Stereotyping - published: 04/11/2023

Presentation - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This document is a guide summarizing the main concepts to be covered in a 15-minute presentation on the role of education in gender equality.

04 Nov 2023

Intergenerational Digital Forum

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The intergenerational digital forum is conceived as a round table meeting between pupils and newly arrived young people through migration. The main idea of this forum is to address the problem that elderly people are facing when it comes to navigating and do simple tasks on digital tools.

22 Oct 2023

Beloved - Toni Morrison (1987) - Black people's conditions in the seventies

Book review - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Beloved is an American fiction novel by Toni Morrison, published in 1987. Its story's plot is based on the notorious real adventure of Margaret Garner, an African American slave who succeeded into escaping to Ohio, murdering her last child rather than offering a new slave to the world. The...

17 Oct 2023

Because of Stereotypes About Native American Women, Can It Be Said That They Were Totally Enslaved by Their Husbands and Male Relatives or Whether, They Had Any Kind of Autonomy, Importance and Influence Within Their Tribe?

Dissertation - 6 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The study of women in the chronicles of India has focused mainly on the odyssey of Spanish women who migrated to the New World, relegating the experience of Amerindian women to a second level. In the event that the latter appear, we encounter a fundamental problem: although the range of women...

14 Sep 2023

Exploring Gen Z's perception of social media: the line between intrusiveness and engagement

Thesis - 24 pages - Sociology & social sciences

We live in an era that is marked by the omnipresence of social media and it is irrefutable that over the past few decades, social media advertising has undergone a profound transformative evolution. Generation Z (Gen Z), often considered to be the first generation that has been brought up in an...

26 Aug 2023

How did fashion contribute to women's emancipation?

Presentation - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Innovative, shocking, empowering, fashion has always reflected the society in which it evolved. It had a huge role in the progress of women's place in society. The definition of progress is a forward or onward movement towards a destination. How did fashion contribute to women's...

25 May 2023

Digital society

Course material - 33 pages - Sociology & social sciences

ICT is a major technological change whose effects have only begun to be measured for about ten years. Beyond the appearance of new activities related to ICT, such as start-ups, online shops for example, digital technologies have considerably facilitated the production and exchange of information....

23 Mar 2023

Understanding the World Through the Study of Foreign Languages

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Nowadays, communicating can be done in various ways. The voice, hands, body language or even texts can be effective ways of spreading a message. However, the main barrier stopping us from easily communicating with every single population is the variety of languages. It is to say that translating...

15 Feb 2023
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Geography, Demography, Social Issues, Education and Culture in the United States of America

Course material - 20 pages - Sociology & social sciences

(...) One of the characteristics of US climatic conditions is the constant fear of violent climatic happening such as hurricanes (in the Southeast, particularly during the fall), violent wind storms known as "tornadoes" (the Midwest), or flooding due to heavy rainfall and storms in the eastern...

29 Jan 2023

Technology, a Benefit to Superheroes - Introduction

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

During the digital revolution, technology scares. It is thought to be harmful and will destroy our way of life and our humanity. This fear is reflected in the feature films of these years: "Terminator" (James Cameron, 1984), "Matrix" (The Wachowskis, 1999), "War Games" (John Badham, 1983) to name...

17 Dec 2022

Cancel Culture

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Nowadays, there is a phenomenon that is gaining momentum, and that is to cancel culture. If I had to define cancel culture, I would say that it is a movement aiming to exclude, erase and boycott everything that does not fit in with the moral sense in order to fight against the stigmatization that...

23 Nov 2022

The Relationship of Immigration to Deviant Behaviour

Dissertation - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This is a huge phenomenon today, and according to the official UN website, it affects 272 million people in 2019. Often, a link is made in public opinion between the deviance and the migratory origin of an individual. According to Bereska T.M., this deviance can be defined as "often referring to...

23 Nov 2022

Islamophobia, Gender and Migration

Presentation - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This presentation is about Islamophobia, Gender & Migration. While Islamophobia can be thought of as the fear of those who are Muslims or assumed to be Muslims, this discrimination and fear have increased and often been justified since the events of 9/11. Migration, another aspect of my topic,...

17 Sep 2022

Infringements of fundamental rights and freedoms

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Fundamental freedoms organize the collective consciousness, by strengthening the protection of individuals against threats related to the functioning of our contemporary societies and give the holders of these prerogatives a power of self-determination in their action and thought.

05 Sep 2022

White-collar crime in South Africa

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

White-collar crime is nonviolent crime that is committed by a person in order of financial gain. This specific type of crime is seen as nonviolent as people are not generally hurt in the process. Everything is more secretive and doesn't involve many people. The risks are seen as minimal and...

02 Sep 2022

Silicon Valley - Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (2014-2019) - Gender and society

Text commentary - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Gender has been an essential research issue in social sciences, with the studies conducted on the impacts of gender on various aspects of human expression and perception as well as the investigations of career and societal implications of gender and possible underlying biases according to...

02 Sep 2022

The Lives of Campus Custodians - Peter Magolda (2016) - Lives and work conditions of invisible support staff in the university

Text commentary - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The Lives of Campus Custodians is a book written by Peter Mark Magolda, a person who describes himself as an "educational anthropologist." In his book, Magolda tries to bring out the lives and work conditions of certain support staff in the university who are on many occasions rendered...

24 Aug 2022

Speech on Violence Against Women

Speech - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Good afternoon. I am here to speak to you about violence against women. Violence against women is widespread across the whole world and is a major problem in the public health industry. Domestic violence is one of the most common acts of violence against women. Large amounts of domestic violence...

10 Aug 2022
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Stigma on mental illness

Dissertation - 24 pages - Sociology & social sciences

When society labels someone as being less desirable than others, this amounts to being stigmatised. Stigma usually encompasses three fundamental aspects. The first aspect is ignorance or being deficient in knowledge regarding something or someone. The second element is prejudice or developing a...

25 Jul 2022

Multiculturalism and Indigenous Peoples

Course material - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Multiculturalism entails how a particular society handles cultural diversity. It assumes that members of different cultural groups can easily coexist peacefully in a given region. Multiculturalism expresses the fact that a community is enriched through respecting, encouraging, and preserving...

15 Jul 2022

What is television doing to us? - Jack Gould (1949) - The Impact of Television on Families in the 1950s

Text commentary - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The invention of television in the 1950s is no doubt one that brought a significant social change more so within the family context. In his introductory statement, Gould (1949) is concerned about the impact of television. He is keen to point out that at the time, the issue of the future of...