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12 May 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology & social sciences

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three major contemporary...

07 Sep 2016

Musical savagery: masculinity in contemporary music videos

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Music videos in general, it is true, are usually intentional exaggerations of tropes or clich├ęs. The worn-out images make easy shortcuts for listeners and viewers looking for a quick visual accompaniment for a song and don't demand much more. However, these intentional exaggerations help to...

09 Jul 2015

Civil rights movement in America

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Despite the stop of slavery in the United States at the end of the 19th century, African Americans were still subjected to regular discrimination, were forced to use separate schools and public utilities from the better-quality ones of the whites, and they could not fully exercise their voting...

16 Apr 2015

Institutionalism: Brief study

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

School of economic thought which emerged in the 20s in the United States was sought to be based on history, sociology and social sciences in general. Thorstein Veblen highlighted by the institutionalism opposed the foundations of Classical and Neoclassical schools, with the goal of leading the...

23 Mar 2015

Evolution of sports sponsorship

Case study - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

In the early twentieth century in Italy and Germany, sports sponsorship was a form of paternalism, where companies invest in sports without waiting for a commercial or financial return. The most prominent examples are from Fiat with the football club Juventus, and the chemical company Bayer with...

29 May 2014

Analysing the potential of group work to promote mutual aid and empowerment

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Mutual aid is group work where there group member is not only a recipient of help but also providers of service in enabling the group to meet its common goals and achieving its common strategy. Empowerment is both a process and a goal. It is a process that involves ongoing development of the...

15 Aug 2013

Lesbians in the United States

Case study - 9 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Basically, “Lesbians are female homosexuals, women affectionately and sexually attracted to women” (Burn 79). More complex definitions exist, encompassing the politics of lesbianism or the self-labeling of lesbians. But the most important thing to acknowledge about lesbians is that...

30 Apr 2013

Border control solutions

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The United States is at risk. We face several issues that put our citizens in immediate danger. Many of these issues can be found by reviewing the topic of border control. Border control is a threat to the security of our nation. It allows illegal immigration to occur, drug smuggling and several...

08 Apr 2013

Food service management research project

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Anyone can own a restaurant, however not everyone can be successful in owning and operating one. For Arturo Kassel, opening his dream restaurant would be more of trail and error than a fairy tale ending. Beginning in 2008, Kassel was a beverage manager at a New York hotel with the drive and...

29 Sep 2010

Ethnographic Research Project: Yoga To The People

Case study - 7 pages - Sociology & social sciences

As our mantra says...this yoga is for mothers, brothers, sisters and grandmothers, poets, bakers, painters and artists. This is Yoga to the People! So let all of your doubts or questions be set aside... come and explore the world of yoga', are the words one can read when entering Yoga to the...

11 Aug 2009

Lenin's Bolshevik faction and the Jews in Russia

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Jews in the nineteenth and early twentieth century were assimilating into the broader Gentile culture of Europe, thanks to the immense pressures of modernization and, to a lesser extent, democratization. The Jews of Russia faced much of the same choice as the rest of the Russian population in the...

31 Jul 2009

Honor killing in the United Kingdom

Case study - 31 pages - Sociology & social sciences

In recent years there have been a spate of killings in the UK characterized by the family members killing their own daughters or one of the female family members. These killings have one theme in common: a female member is generally killed by her family brutally for transgressing family code....