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24 Mar 2010
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Copying in photography

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Copying in Photography means faithful reproduction of an original document or picture by photographic means. The original can be a printed matter, handwritten document, drawings or continuous-tone originals like photographs, charts, engravings, paintings etc. This aspect of photography is not...

24 Mar 2010
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Is multiculturalism bad for women?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

For a long time, minorities have been expected to get totally assimilated to the dominant culture. Persistent differences and accusation of oppression or cultural imperialism lead the Western countries to seek new ways of cohabitation. Nonetheless, clashes occur between liberal values and...

24 Mar 2010
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Radical republicans abandoned women seeking rights after the Civil War

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

After the Civil War, women for the most part were abandoned by the Republican Party. Women's rights have always been closely linked to not only civil rights but human rights in general. The purpose of this paper is to take a closer look at why this abandoning took place. ...

24 Mar 2010
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The discourses of psychology and history

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

As students are still required to take courses outside of their chosen discipline until working at a post-graduate level, students will find that different disciplines have vastly differing approaches to their own studies. It is difficult to place a quantitative value on the effectiveness...

24 Mar 2010
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Gun control in the US

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In the U.S, the deaths resulting from gun violence is single handedly one of the biggest epidemics known to the Western world. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the need for gun control as well as to discuss facts and statistics about gun violence and gun possession. For...

24 Mar 2010
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Is feminist-multiculturalism a contradiction in terms?

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

“Women are the only oppressed group in our society that lives in intimate association with their oppressors.” Evelyn Cunningham The concept of feminist-multiculturalism supposes the combination of two doctrines: feminism and multiculturalism, both fighting for...

24 Mar 2010
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What is state terrorism? How would it be possible to differ it from authoritarian policies to enforce law and order?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Kofi Annan's words reveal how important and central the fight against terrorism is in pacifying international relations and protecting human beings across the world. That also shows to what extent we are all concerned by this threat. However, the international community still meets difficulties...

15 Mar 2010
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Vietnam and Iraq - A study in comparison/contrast

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Aside from the short-lived Desert Storm conflict in the early 90's, the United States has been involved in two prolonged wars in the past fifty years, wars which bear striking resemblances. One has to wonder if our governmental leaders, with all of their touted experience, simply choose...

15 Mar 2010
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Radio and regulation

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

When Congress passed the Radio Act of 1927, it was striving to curtail the chaos that had overtaken the American radio industry. An explosion of stations competing for limited space on the airwaves had created an unstable situation. It also sought to put controls on what could be...

15 Mar 2010
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Crime and Italian identity

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The story of the Italian American experience after World War Two has been one of paradox, the move towards assimilation with the mainstream, and dealing with the feeling of regret of the younger generations of having lost many of the visible markers of Italian American identity. As...

15 Mar 2010
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An essay on communication

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

This 2004 conversation between American humorist P.J. O'Rourke and former Secretary of State Colin Powell (when he was still in the office), reveals how conversation is, as the book Bridges Not Walls puts it, “a process.” O'Rourke begins the conversation with the expectation...

11 Mar 2010
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Lesbians and butch-femme relationships

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Homosexual relationships have existed since the beginning of time, however, acceptance of such relationships in the modern era has not been so forthcoming, as was the welcoming atmosphere in ancient Greece. Lesbianism appeared to be a somewhat accepted practice until Victorian social mores began...

11 Mar 2010
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Native American's in United States of America

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

From the 1850's to the 1890's the Indian question became an issue of discord in America. The main query was what exactly was to be done with the Native Americans, whose time had far exceeded any time the new Americans had been in the United States. The Americans' qualm with the Native Americans...

11 Mar 2010
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The feminization of poverty & political programs

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In the United States (and the rest of the world) women have been faced with the phenomenon of the “feminization of poverty”. Starting in the 1960s and 70s, female headed households accounted for a growing proportion of those below the poverty line. A considerable majority of these women...

11 Mar 2010
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I, Rigoberta Menchu

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

I, Rigoberta Menchu, is a depiction of the socially and politically powerless indigenous population in Guatemala, presented from a female point of view. The book details the daily rituals, customs, and traditions of the Indian community. Menchu, speaks as the voice for her community. She...

11 Mar 2010
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Haiti: A brief report

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In its early years as a wealthy French colony Haiti was the envy of European imperial powers; however, in the last two centuries it has undergone a major transformation from a blooming Caribbean colony to an economically, socially, environmentally, and politically troubled nation. Since the slave...

11 Mar 2010
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Of mice and women

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Ancient China is often lauded as one of the longest lasting influences on modern civilization. Through the ages, China remained a stable driving force in the gradual culmination of our modern world. It would take thousands of years before the last Chinese dynasty would be destroyed. Clearly...

11 Mar 2010
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A proposed solution for the operation of a center to alleviate the problem of homelessness

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The present report is a preliminary research report into the problem of homelessness. An in-depth look at the problem of homelessness is detailed with precise statistics along with an exposition of the social implications of this problem. Root causes are identified and discussed...

11 Mar 2010
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Pranayam in Yoga

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The practice of Pranayam involves minimizing the movement of the body and focusing on the movement of breath. Moving the body is discouraged in Pranayam as it can disturb our control over the flow of our breath therefore the focus in Pranayam is on achieving physiological and psychological...

11 Mar 2010
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Different types of Yoga

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The literal meaning of the word Yoga is integration or “To unite”, “To connect”, “To join”, “To combine”, or “To integrate”. In these senses Yoga represents a process through which one can learn how to live in most holistic way. It therefore...

11 Mar 2010
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The camera

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Nothing could be a greater myth than the blind belief that expensive cameras take better photographs. In fact, it is the man behind the camera that is important. Invariably, professional photographers are quizzed about the equipment they use. Sophisticated and expensive cameras are used for very...

11 Mar 2010
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Close-up, wide-angle and telephotography

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It is true that many fields of photography are of interest to specialists only equipped with very sophisticated cameras and equipment, but it is also true that much can be attained with what one already possesses. An amateur can broaden the scope of his work more by his think process and...

10 Mar 2010
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Britain's industrial revolution: Social consequences and the plight of the working class

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

The late 18th century was a period of revolutions, which is why for many it was a time of change and uncertainty. The American colonists had achieved their independence from Britain and the French had overthrown their monarchy and the nobility during this time period. In Britain however,...

04 Mar 2010
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The red cross visit to Theresienstadt on June 23, 1944

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

International human rights showcase themselves prevalently within world events and human atrocities. Throughout the course of history, the Holocaust has been one of said atrocities that has provided the largest impact and amount of remembrance of them all. As one of the most...

28 Feb 2010
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A comparison of the drug policy

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It is undoubtedly certain that drug control specifically that of illegal substances, plays an important role in each countries governmental infrastructure. The use and abuse of illicit substances can have a great effect on a countries people and it is therefore important for these drugs to be...

28 Feb 2010
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Ethical dimensions of pediatric palliative care

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In San Leandro, California, a Hamptons-style estate complete with a meditation sanctuary, rose garden, rustic fireplaces and a mural in every bedroom, is about to open to the public. Yet the George Mark Children's House, similar to the Canuck Place in Canada and others in London, has one...

28 Feb 2010
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From population to policy growth: Colombian-Venezuelan migration patterns

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

In Venezuela, immigration has been characterized by the import of foreign workers. Premised by the status of their economy, immigration in Venezuela has been a product of their sense of stability and a response to their demands for success. Venezuela's attempts to achieve a level...

28 Feb 2010
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The truth about Argentina's dirty war

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Like most Latin American countries, Argentina bears a turbulent record of political and social history. Yet perhaps nothing has left a more significant blemish on Argentina than their dirty war. Beginning in 1976, when Videla took over Peron's presidency, Argentina's dirty war...

28 Feb 2010
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Raising obesity awareness in Latinos

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Obesity has grown to epidemic proportions in the American population, and some of the greatest sufferers are those that are not even native to the United States. Latino Americans are the fastest growing minority group in the United States, yet as their quantity and presence continue to...

28 Feb 2010
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A study on jazz music

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

Music frequently requires more than one performer to be created. Perhaps two or more musicians are required, each playing a “part” - without the presence of all the musicians, the song would be incomplete. Perhaps one musician will accompany a singer, each performing distinct but...