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09 Jul 2013
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Shuar warrior head shrinking and its applications to modern day society

Case study - 2 pages - Social sciences

Throughout pop culture there are scenes and images depicting shrunken heads in voodoo rituals. However, throughout history there has only been one set of tribes to ever make such an act a part of their daily life and rituals. In the indigenous jungle tribes of the Amazon, along the Ecuador...

09 Jul 2013
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Why did the Tsarist regime in Russia fall in 1917 in spite of the reforms introduced from 1906?

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

After the 1905 revolution in Russia, a number of reforms were introduced from 1906: four Dumas were established from 1906-1914 as proposed in the October Manifesto of October 1905, and Peter Stolypin initiated agrarian reforms targeted at the farming peasants of the countryside. However, despite...

05 Jul 2013
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Challenge of the tribunal chairman in Forezienne SA v Shunxi Coal and Commodities Trading Company Inc

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

We should not challenge the chairman because a challenge now effectively constitutes a waiver of annulment and refusal of recognition and enforcement on the grounds of lack of independence of the chairman later on, should we lose the case. However, this is only to the extent that the e-mail from...

01 Jul 2013
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Air pollution: The case of China

Case study - 6 pages - Social sciences

According to Vallero, air pollution is “the presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects.”(3) The above statement is indeed true in case of China. The presence of harmful particles...

19 Jun 2013
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Mill: How do induction and colligation differ? And which best characterizes Keplers analysis of planetary orbits?

Case study - 2 pages - Social sciences

Inductive reasoning constructs or evaluates general propositions derived from specific, real world examples. The premise of an inductive logical argument will indicate a level of support, or inductive probability, for a conclusion, however, it does not necessarily ensure or entail the truth value...

17 May 2013
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Why child soldiering is an injustice?

Case study - 1 pages - Social sciences

Child soldiering has become a very large injustice in today's society. “There is currently an estimated 250,000 children in the world working as child soldiers right now” (“Child Soldiers”). Child soldiering is a human rights issue. It is also a development issue for the kids....

29 Apr 2013
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Concept analysis of similarity

Case study - 2 pages - Social sciences

According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language similarity is the (a) “equivalence,” (b) “resemblance” and (c) corresponding “features” or characteristics” (2009). There are various ways of defining similarity the most common term shared is...

03 Apr 2013
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The diversification of Oman's economy to oil alternative sources of income

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

Oman relies heavily on oil for its economy which contributes a large proportion of the GDP of this country although it's not a large producer like its neighbors who heavily rely on oil in their economies. To reduce the gap left by oil in the GDP, agriculture and fishing play a major role...

01 Apr 2013
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How is migration contributing to and reflecting the challenges of globalization?

Case study - 5 pages - Social sciences

During the last presidential campaign in France, many debates occurred about the immigration and the globalization. Indeed, some of the candidates denounced the danger that the migration was for the employment and the good economic health of the country, because of the globalization which tends...

14 Feb 2013
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The modus operandi and the national and international impact of a particular Japanese criminal organized group: the Yakuza

Case study - 5 pages - Social sciences

Yakuza are Japanese organized crime groups represented by several syndicates in the whole country. They also have got many networks in the world especially in the Pacific zone, The United States as well as in Germany. The modern Yakuza derived from two distinct formations: the bakuto involved in...

05 Oct 2012
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Intervention in child abuse and its complications

Case study - 8 pages - Social sciences

In A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage to Survive by David J. Pelzer, and his alcoholic mother are the characters as well as the foster care family. It is the opinion of this author that due to the similar nature of the new laws on the books of most states (California is usually...

21 Sep 2012
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"Strange fruit": Billie Holiday and the civil rights movement

Case study - 8 pages - Social sciences

Eleanor Fagan, better known as Billie Holiday, is one of the most prominent jazz vocalists of the 20th century. Among her most outstanding works is the song “Strange Fruit”, which took Billie Holiday from the realm of love songs and lighter entertainment to a status of symbol of...

26 Jul 2012
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A critical review of the Kenya's efforts to minimize corruption

Case study - 13 pages - Social sciences

Corruption in the developing countries including Kenya is one of the major issues affecting national development. Since independence in 1963, Kenya has experienced many incidents of corruption and economic crimes which have taken place to the detriments of the welfare of the Kenyans. Some of...

25 May 2012
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Why did the U.S. refuse to accept Elizabeth Cady-Stanton's argument to abolish gender discrimination?

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

Born to a wealthy family in 1815, Elizabeth Cady Stanton changed dramatically a number of social and political elements of the US. She was one of most influential early activists of the US woman's movement. The most important point in her career was her Declaration of Sentiments. This...

22 May 2012
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Discuss: Edwin Sutherland's Differential Association Theory

Case study - 5 pages - Social sciences

The aim of this report is to discuss Edwin Sutherland's Differential Association Theory, providing an outline of the main themes of Sutherland's theoretical approach explaining crime causes and offering a review of the main implications of the theory. Numerous experts have looked at...

14 Oct 2011
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Mumbai rescued victims center (MRVC)

Case study - 25 pages - Social sciences

- This Project started with an idea of starting a similar Justice Center model in India. - The Director of the Nampa Family Justice Center encouraged me to pursue with the thought. - The National Family Justice Center Alliance founder expressed the desire to...

05 Jul 2011
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Contemporary Moral Disputes: Abortion Argument Statement

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

This paper takes the stance that Cindy Richardson's fetus should be aborted. The structure of the paper is as follows: First, reasons in favor of aborting Cindy's two month old fetus will be presented. Second, reasons against aborting Cindy's fetus will be discussed, as well as rebuttals to the...

02 Dec 2010
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Identity and nationalism in West Africa since 1990: A case study of Ivory Coast

Case study - 20 pages - Social sciences

The democratization of West Africa started in 1990 and was led by Houphouet Boigny. The process revealed social cleavages in the case of groups that could not find a sufficiently powerful voice to express their opinions. Since then, there has been a process of nation building that is backed by...

22 Nov 2010
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Chapter 6, Case for Analysis: Jack Welch of General Electric: A Neutron Bomb or a Motivator?

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

The 13th edition of Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes is based on the proposition that managing people, structure, and processes in organizations is a challenging, compelling, and crucial set of tasks. There is nothing boring about managing organizational behavior. Traditional...

06 May 2010
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A system dynamics approach for village development planning with reference to India

Case study - 12 pages - Social sciences

This paper presents the results of a detailed 10-week long fieldwork done at the Tuljapur village in Thane district of Maharashtra a state in India obtained from modeling the observed data using the System Dynamics methodology. Various resource-technology-need linkages (forward and backward) were...

07 Jul 2009
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Education and the disabled

Case study - 18 pages - Social sciences

From everything I have been exposed to this semester I feel that I have a good understanding of what is necessary to achieve excellence in teaching. The teacher must be attentive to the needs of the students, be able to relate to them in some way, be willing to dedicate extra time and...

16 Jun 2009
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Predicting future life expectancy using life tables

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

Life tables are extremely important. They are not only used to find things like mortality rates, but to also find such rates at different intervals during the individual's life. Agencies, governments, and researchers are expectedly attracted to this knowledge. The four different groups we...

04 Jun 2009
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The versatility of Islam

Case study - 5 pages - Social sciences

The technique of reproduction detaches the reproduced object from the domain of tradition. By making many reproductions it substitutes a plurality of copies for a unique existence. And in permitting the reproduction to meet the beholder or listener in his own particular situation, it reactivates...

03 Jun 2009
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Women in religion

Case study - 28 pages - Social sciences

The presentation revolves around the roles and positions that women occupy when it comes to religion. Women were not permitted to contribute their unique gifts, skills and talents, even in the midst of the family. The presentation will highlight points like Jesus and how he treated women along...

31 May 2009
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Apocalyptic rhetoric and its effect on religious identity

Case study - 9 pages - Social sciences

Apocalypticism offers a unique rhetoric of violence. Israelite people experienced violence and domination for centuries under the control of Persians, Greeks, Selucids, Ptolemies, and Roman rulers. Israelite identity was challenged under these occupying forces because the God of Israel was a...

20 Mar 2009
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China's population policy and the gender disparity

Case study - 5 pages - Social sciences

Over the last few centuries, governments have taken an increased interest in the rate of population growth in their nations. The People's Republic of China (PRC) is a nation where population management has been implemented in what can be said to be an extreme way. It is...

05 Mar 2009
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Analysis of welfare program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) using Martin Luther King's perspective

Case study - 6 pages - Social sciences

Examining the federal policy of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families requires considering how TANF works for children who are in poverty because, in order to critically analyze the social policy, it is necessary to examine how it functions and why it is implemented. I think that this,...

13 Jan 2009
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British housing policies Case study: Impact on the social exclusion experienced by the Pakistani minority

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

Water and food are commonly accepted as the basic needs of life. Housing, by providing us a shelter, is also necessary so that you survive. Therefore it is also a fundamental need. However, every house should not only be a shelter, but also a real home. What makes a house a home is a complex...

02 Jun 2008
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Taking the Lid off Jungle Fever: A Content Analysis

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

There has been a marked increase in the rate of interracial marriages involving Blacks. In fact, from the 1960 to the 1990 Census, black intermarriages have grown four-fold. It has been surmised that this is brought about by the stronger synthesis between races and the gradual decline in racial...

09 May 2008
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The Censorship of Pornography

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

Robert Marshall's “Internet Filters Should Be Used to Reduce Access to Internet Pornography” addresses the controversial issues of pornography and Internet censorship simultaneously. Pornography is controversial because of the often graphic nature of the material; and its effect...