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07 Apr 2021
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Spaces and exchanges - To what extent have the Great Britain's changes influenced the whole world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

I am going to ponder over the notion 'spaces and exchanges'. So before all, let me introduce it. The beauty and the richness of our world is due to the multitude of countries and communities, with different cultures. Each area is special in its history, its language, its customs, and so...

25 Mar 2021
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A western biased representation of the Pacific

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Nowadays, people are trying to speak the truth about issues which are morally and ethnically wrong. This leads me to question artworks about Pacific culture that deal with the issues mentioned before. Hence, I will argue how the representation of Pacific culture and its inhabitants is biased by...

02 Mar 2021
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India's daughter - Leslee Udwin - How was this crime interpreted by the public opinion?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The rapists' point of view is clear: this girl shouldn't have gone outside alone, and at night. Their rape act was like a punishment of this unaware attitude of Jyoti for them. The only responsible person of the rape concerns the victim: leaving at night around 9 o'clock is like...

02 Mar 2021
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What role did myths and heroes play in shaping our modern society?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

I'm going to deal with the notion of Myths and Heroes. To start with, I'd like to define the notion. A myth can be understood as a popular belief or tradition embodying the ideals and institutions of society. A hero refers to a person admired for his achievements, noble qualities and...

02 Mar 2021
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How does progress affect our modern societies? Does it have positive or negative effects?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

I'm going to deal with the notion of the idea of progress. First, I'd like to define the notion. Progress can be linked to an improvement in the technical and scientific fields. In the social field, it refers to a betterment of life's conditions. Particularly, social progress means...

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 to...

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

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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...

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

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

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...

30 Mar 2020

Business Plan: how to improve life in Indian slums?

Business plan - 6 pages - Sociology & social sciences

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,...

30 Jan 2017
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Theories explaining smoking

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

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...

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

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

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 & social sciences

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...

21 Sep 2016
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Anti-abortion violence

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Whether or not anti-abortion extremism is a form of terrorism depends, at least in part, on our definition of terrorism. The purpose of terrorism is not only to kill innocent people, but also to frighten other people into doing or not doing something. If a terrorist blows up a federal building...

21 Sep 2016
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Defamiliarization and whether humans can act rationally

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology & social sciences

The Durkheimian perspective is particularly interesting in its ground-breaking suggestions and novel ideas. Usually, when we consider the behavior of humans, especially humans living in "Western" society, we usually associate the behavior with actions that are "rational" and based on some sort of...

12 Sep 2016
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The controversy surrounding abortion

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Abortion is an age old question that has caused a great rift in society. While it is legal in the United States, abortion is also a question of morality and the values a person has. To what extent can or should law regulate morality, and to what extent should the state encroach on the personal...

12 Sep 2016
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Eating disorders, self-image, and the female body in modern society

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

In today's society, looks are everything. The female body is used in various ways, whether by the media or advertisers trying to sell a product. With such importance placed on how a female looks, it is not surprising that many young women today are suffering from low self esteem and body...

07 Sep 2016
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Are we ready for the end of faith? A response to Sam Harris

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Sam Harris gives voice to the shared opinions of a great many agnostics and atheists throughout our culture who feel, like him, that religion "is doing such mad work in our society" (Harris). Certainly to many of us it is horrifying, if true, that "44 percent of Americans think Jesus is going to...

07 Sep 2016
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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...

06 Jul 2016
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The overemphasis on love

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

In our culture, love and romance tend to be a very important focus of everyday life. Almost everywhere we look, we run into ads that promote love and sex, we watch movies in which the prime themes are love and romance, and we are pressured in various ways by friends and family to find someone and...

06 Jul 2016
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Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in America - Barbara Ehrenreich, 2001

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

In Nickel-And-Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich attempts to live in poverty voluntarily. She decides that in order to really understand the plight of the poor and actually analyze how difficult it is to get by, she must try it out herself. Her experience was very interesting, very disappointing, but I...