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29 Jun 2010

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,...

29 Jun 2010

The social responsibility of business: Why is it stigmatized?

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Energy costs can represent 15-20% of total expenses or even the raise in the product's cost for some businesses. This is especially true for companies producing steel, cement, sugar, paper and fertilizer. Energy is used in the form of coal, oil, gas and water. A major concern for...

28 Jun 2010

Art of listening

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

This piece was very dramatic with the chorus and orchestra working together to put together a beautiful overall piece. The soprano was hitting notes that I've only heard or seen in movies, notes that I truly didn't think were possible in real life. Her timbre was angelic and passionate. Her voice...

28 Jun 2010

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

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...

28 Jun 2010

Buck Williams and Ray

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Buck Williams-an inspired and driven news reporter; after finding out from the computer file left by Dirk that somebody plans to bankrupt the UN in order to control the world's food supply, he tries to warn the delegates. However after finding God, he realizes that Carpathea is the antichrist as...

28 Jun 2010

Video game violence and its effects

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The object of my research proposal is to discover whether violent, realistic video games truly do influence those who play them to also participate in violent behavior. In the past, people have blamed violent video games such as the Grand Theft Auto series as a source of violent behavior. Grand...

28 Jun 2010

Research essay on bioterrorism

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Many different types of warfare have been used over the past century. There is conventional warfare, which is conducted by using conventional military weapons and battlefield tactics between two or more states, and unconventional warfare which refers to raiding, guerilla, and insurgency....

28 Jun 2010

Social responsibility

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

It has become a social norm in our society today, to be more concerned with personal wellbeing, then with that of someone else. This can be seen as a very selfish way to look at life, and it tends to be characteristic of many upper and middle class citizens in this country, and throughout the...

28 Jun 2010

Sex and the media

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The average American child views about 4 hours of T.V. a day, and the average adolescent views about the same (Boyd & Bee, 284). It has been proven that the average American adolescent will view nearly 14,000 sexual references a year, and 66% of adolescents say they are influenced by...

28 Jun 2010

Elizabeth Bishop: Vision and voice

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

In an interview with Elizabeth Bishop given by the Assistant Home Forum Editor of the Christian Science Monitor, Bishop explained that poems come “in many guises.” This remains true for most of Bishop's poetry, as well as for the voice that is created by her words....

28 Jun 2010

Harry Potter with mass media

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

Since June of 1997 the words “Harry Potter” have become part of household vocabulary all over the world, and the bases for a seven book series. The story is of a wizard, Harry Potter, as he tries to pass and survive his seven years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Potter,...

28 Jun 2010

Living on mars: The real and unaltered facts of a medicated teen

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Before I begin there are a few things that need to be sorted out. For one this book began when discussions arose regarding children and teenagers being medicated without any real bases, possibly at too young of an age, and therefore that psychiatrists were not doing a proper diagnosis. Second, is...

28 Jun 2010

Weak versus woman

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

First appearances prove to be more often false or incorrect. It is the effort of going beyond the exterior appearance and discovering the real person underneath. Geoffrey Chaucer, author of the Canterbury Tales, demonstrated the relationship between natural appearance and the actual reality in...

28 Jun 2010

Surpassing the untrained eye

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The nineteenth century was a time for growth across the world, with advancements in every aspect of life. The art of photography not only grew up during the century, but it also aided in the advancements in many aspects of society. With the constant improvements in technology, the abilities of...

28 Jun 2010

Jazz's backseat

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Jazz seems to have taken a backseat in the industry that it once ruled. It is no longer the most popular genre of music in America. Music has been the source of entertainment since the 1300's; it was known for being the art of the muse. For the next 600 years the music scene changed and developed...

28 Jun 2010

The search leading to cool

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The word cool was developed into English slang following World War II to mean more than relating to temperature. By the 1950's and 60's cool represented a way of life, a relaxed indifference. This way of life was demonstrated and later followed by characters known as Beats. These Beats took...

28 Jun 2010

Baruch college voting behavior

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

So, what was the purpose of the survey? Well it is easy to understand based on the questions of the survey that it was a questionnaire specifically designed to understand, see and analyze political behavior of students in Baruch College. Now I do have a comparative advantage in doing the analysis...

24 Jun 2010

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...

24 Jun 2010

Assigning sex: The ethics of performing surgery on inter-sex infants

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Hermaphrodites have throughout history been in the center of mythology, scandal, and the perverse fascination of the public eye. They have been misunderstood and persecuted for centuries by those who are confused by their ambiguous genitalia. Today, such people possessing to some degree both male...

24 Jun 2010

Philological sciences

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Social sciences

Philological sciences are amongst the oldest academic disciplines. Teaching philological sciences to students aged between 15 and 17 is a real challenge. It's hard for the teacher to motivate children during their middle adolescency. The difficulties come from the fact that the teachers often...

24 Jun 2010

Change is inevitable

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

I think that throughout this era there was a definite tendency for the government to enforce change to somehow make the nation better. This, however, wasn't always the case as it sometimes led to a great downfall, but with the great risk of changing something that isn't necessarily...

24 Jun 2010

The gilded age: Glitz and glamour or an era of order?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

While many people contend that the “Gilded Age” was simply the golden age of “robber barons”, such as steel magnate Andrew Carnegie or railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, I posit that a more lasting impact of “The Gilded Age” is that of industrial consolidation and...

24 Jun 2010

Social stratification

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

After reviewing the chapter on social stratification as well as the data sheet, I've come to the conclusion that poverty in the U.S. is vastly overlooked. For example, I had no idea that the percentage of people living below the official poverty line was 12.7% which translates to over 38 million!...

24 Jun 2010

Continual change

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Throughout our history, we have been a nation of change. This change intensely manifests itself during 1865-1935. During this period, the United States experienced Reconstruction, the rise of industrialization, a massive influx of immigrants, territorial expansion, and technological and...

18 Jun 2010

Urbanization of the world

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

In 2008, the global urban population outnumbered the rural population. Urbanization is characterized by the growth and development of cities in comparison to rural areas. The term urban previously referred to as savoir vivre, that is the organization of a specific lifestyle in accordance...

18 Jun 2010

Social problems: The issues faced by young girls

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The District of Pau is composed of the Region Unit and two branches. Each branch consists of a multidisciplinary team consisting of social service assistants, secretaries, doctors, nurses, nursery nurses, midwives, specialist teachers, social counselors, family economists and psychologists,...

18 Jun 2010

Cultural theory in the liberal world: A review

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Critics of cultural theory espoused that it has become irrelevant in the modern age where terrorism (Eagleton, 2004 cited in Smith 2004), among others abounds. Further, they argued that it was not effective in dealing with the issues of “morality, metaphysics, love, religion, revolution,...

16 Jun 2010

Culture and nonverbal communication

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The word culture is difficult to define, due to the subjectivity that lies in it. This means that the perception of the concept differs from person to person. The various disciplines that helped to interpret the concept are etymology, philosophy and sociology. Culture can be...

02 Jun 2010

Native Americans and culture

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Native Americans have a past that is deeply rooted in the history of their culture. For Pauline Puyat to be raised in the world as an orphan is a slap in the face to her heritage; she does not feel connected to her heritage as thoroughly as if her parents raised her to believe in the...