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30 Jun 2010
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A user's guide to the United States department of education: www.ed.gov

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

The United States Department of Education website can be found at www.ed.gov. Organized and specific, the tabs cover all desired topics. There are tabbed resources specific to: Students, Teachers, Parents, and Administration. The site's main failure is that it contains too much information; it is...

29 Jun 2010
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Vegetarian only in the dining hall

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

The suggestion of making the Emerson College's dining hall containing strictly vegetarian and vegan cuisine is a very bad idea. It is a bad idea for the students, the faculty, and the institution as a whole. In Bridging the Vegetarian Gap, an article written by Eileen Curtis in July 206, the...

29 Jun 2010
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Adam vs. Eve

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

For centuries, it has been a man's world. Women had been confined to performing less serious roles in organizations and were often seen playing the role of secretaries or such positions. However, the last two decades have witnessed a spurt in the number of women making it big in the workplace....

29 Jun 2010
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Spare the rod; but don't spoil the child

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

The most precious assets of a company are its employees. They represent the foundation and stand by the company through thick and thin. However, in unforeseen circumstances, it does happen that an employer needs to take punitive action against an erring employee. This might act as a...

29 Jun 2010
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The taste of good wine

Essay - 7 pages - Social sciences

Italy, along with France, has been one of the world's largest producers of wine for centuries. Prior to this, the Romans and the Etruscans had been cultivating vine. The Romans covered a large part of Western Europe with regard to this activity. Wine is produced throughout the Italian...

29 Jun 2010
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Negotiations with Nepal

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

I present this report as a negotiation that I have undertaken during my trip to Nepal on a humanitarian mission with the Association Solidarité France Nepal. The association is aimed at making Nepali people take charge of their development. It includes building new schools in villages,...

28 Jun 2010
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Upbringing of children

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

This study was designed to disprove all usual speculations that children growing up in wealthy households usually have the much easier lives than those of children growing up in middle-class and lower-class households. Just as the study stated that nobody has really paid much attention to...

28 Jun 2010
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The resiliency of the children of Kauai

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

This study on the resiliency of the children of Kauai really interested me in many ways. I was amazed at the extent in which those who conducted the study did in order to completely analyze these people's lives. I guess it's because I never heard of a longitudinal study; actually I didn't even...

24 Jun 2010
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D'Emilio, John. 1993. "Capitalism and Gay Identity" Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. New York: Routledge

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

In his article “Capitalism and Gay Identity”, John D'Emilio shows how the changing economy has directly affected sexuality and sexual identity. He begins by discussing the colonial era in America, when families were “self-sufficient, independent, and patriarchal.” Sex was for...

12 Apr 2010
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Danger and music

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

Shostakovich and Messiaen composed music while their very lives were in danger, and those musicians hired to perform aboard the Titanic are reported to have played until the cold gray water enveloped them. Messiaen composed while a French prisoner of war to the Germans, during World War...

12 Apr 2010
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Youtube

Essay - 2 pages - Social sciences

Youtube is an American website that was created in 2005 and as blown up in the past few years to one of the most visited sites on the web and its homepage has generated millions of dollars from advertisers. The site has become so huge that nearly 79 million users had made over 3 billion video...

06 Apr 2010
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Please Smile, the CCTV is running!

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

The Closed Circuit Television system is a tool employed in most retail environments to ensure public security, especially after the September 11 attacks, but it is usually ignored by researchers. For shoppers, CCTV may be a critical factor affecting their perspective on a retail environment and...

06 Apr 2010
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Lighting is the most powerful tool in the hands of an able photographer

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

Control and play of lighting becomes the most powerful tool in the hands of an able photographer. It can be put to a variety of uses to create beautiful images. The ability to see, control and try innovations can only be matched by one's imaginative skills. There can be different types of...

01 Apr 2010
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Buddhism and our environmental obligation

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Within our society, there are certain innate concepts that every individual is equipped with. Virtues, morals, or the concept of "right and wrong" are just a few examples of such ideals. To help make humanity a more positive atmosphere, there are a few models one should strive to...

24 Feb 2010
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Russian culture in the new era

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Around the time of the burgeoning revolutionary government and consciousness in Russia, four thinkers contributed to a debate on culture, religion, art, and the state. In their works, Blok, Lunacharsky, Gershenzon, and Ivanov, all put forth their views on the role of the state and the...

24 Feb 2010
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From modernism to post-modernism

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

Weber wrote during the period of Germany's unification and rapid industrial development. He was concerned with the role of the individual within this emerging, increasingly urban society and sought to preserve stability in what was an increasingly socially-stratified state --...

24 Feb 2010
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Academic knowledge and power and the social sciences

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Social science knowledge informs the way in which people interpret their experiences, and can be empowering, as in the case of political and feminist discourses. However, knowledge, employed as discourse, can also be employed in ways that disempower, and this is the focus of much of...

24 Feb 2010
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"Love" in Baldwin's 'Another Country'

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Another Country is concerned with the intersection of race, sexuality, and society. Throughout, its characters struggle and suffer… struggle with “making it” (whether artistically or in the sense of pure survival), struggle in their personal relationships, and suffer the...

29 Jul 2009
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American Idle (Idol)

Essay - 15 pages - Social sciences

Love it or hate it, American Idol has become a seemingly immortal fixture in American culture. Pouring into our homes through high definition television on at least two nights a week, the show is more present in family life than your average workaholic, deadbeat dad. Of course the success...

21 Mar 2009
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Social science methodology and ethnicity without the group

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

In the realm of social science methodology and race studies, there is a short list of concepts that would appear to be as simple, and even as necessary as the idea of a group. The concept of the group is one that has relevance in a multi-disciplinary framework as it is a core concept for...

26 Feb 2009
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Is women's status dependent on childbirth?

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Nepal, situated in South Asia, is a patriarchal country where the main religion of practice is Hinduism. Most of its population, 90 percent in fact,( Providing Quality Reproductive Health in Nepal 1) lives in rural villages. Although many of these villages are developing, most lack even everyday...

26 Feb 2009
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The injustice of appearance discrimination

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

My paper is directed towards businessmen and women and business students. People who read Business Week Magazine are well educated and knowledgeable about numerous aspects of business and are most likely aware of the controversies due to treatment in the work force. Owing to their involvement in...

26 Feb 2009
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An assignment addressing key issues in social work

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

This assignment will focus on the key issues socially, economically and personally for the Hughes family, also the two methods of social work intervention I will use to assist with elevating issues, task-centred practice and crisis intervention. I will endeavour to critically analyse the...

20 Feb 2009
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Re-entry programs for juveniles: Suggestions for improving rehabilitative efforts and including juveniles in the community

Essay - 15 pages - Social sciences

Children who have spent time committed in juvenile facilities need assistance with returning to their communities. In collaboration with various educational institutions and other non-profit organizations, the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, has created a number of community re-entry...

20 Feb 2009
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To what extent should social work practice be informed by social research?

Essay - 19 pages - Social sciences

Within this work I will be looking to examine the effectiveness of using research in social work practice. I have chosen to do this by reviewing both historic and current research on the outcomes of adoption. Part 1 will consist of a literature review, detailing research findings on this subject....

20 Feb 2009
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Critically evaluating the ASPIRE model of social work

Essay - 7 pages - Social sciences

In this essay I will look at the ASPIRE model as a process within social work. I will demonstrate my understanding of the model and its stages and reflect on how values inform each stage of the process. I will look at each stage individually whilst evaluating its effectiveness as a process. I...

20 Feb 2009
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Becoming a healthy eater

Essay - 8 pages - Social sciences

Becoming a healthy eater can be hard. It requires you to be both educated and smart about eating healthy. Food smart isn't about calculating the amount of grams or fat but about labels and counting calories. Eating healthy requires you to eat at least 3 healthy meals a day. It's all about...

05 Feb 2009
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Conciliating God and evil

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Few arguments pursue such a simple logic against theistic thought more effectively than the Problem of Evil. In short, this analyzes god's properties and the incoherent nature of his good verses the evil in the world. In response, Alvin Plantinga makes a compelling Free Will Defense argument for...

05 Feb 2009
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Cultural diversity

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

Multiculturalism had little importance in the past but in today's society it is considered one of the most important issues with grave meanings and consequences attached to it. Public sector authority cannot afford to neglect reflecting on the organization and management of multiculturalism...

05 Feb 2009
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Don't sexualize me: The perpetuation of sexual exploitation via the Internet

Essay - 6 pages - Social sciences

In 2002 a women's ex boyfriend published her home address on a number of websites, advertising that she fantasized about being raped. Within days men were turning up at her house ready to oblige. In 2003 Immigration agents, investigating cyber crimes, found streams of Web pages with...