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28 Dec 2009
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Israeli police clash with Palestinians at sacred compound in Jerusalem has social implications

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

JERUSALEM - a conflict arose between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters after some Palestinians threw rocks at the officers at a holy site called Temple Mount. This site is considered to be holy for both Muslims and Jews as it carries significant religious meaning for both groups. The...

30 Nov 2009
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Effects of terrorism on global trade

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Terrorism is becoming a threat to every country and today the world is experiencing a global reawakening of terrorist attacks. Terrorism is the creation of fear and panic among people and the society which adversely affects the everyday lifestyle of an ordinary man. The act of terrorism is...

30 Nov 2009
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The establishment of a council of regional networks

Thesis - 12 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Where are the care networks? Fruits of individual and local initiatives in the 80s, formalized as an experiment from 1996, this new way of organizing care are sentencing. Recently Dr. Menard, president of the CNR (National Coordination Network), castigated a dual discourse on the part of...

30 Nov 2009
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How technology is responsible for digital divide in the society

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Digital divide refers to the technology gap between the poor and the middle and upper classes. The so-called “haves” and “have-nots” also have a race-ethnic constituent. Because a larger proportion of minorities are poor, compared with whites, a smaller percentage of...

30 Nov 2009
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A critical review of how technological advancements have made individual more isolated

Thesis - 11 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Our lives are closely influenced by the technology around us. Technology has become such an integral part of our life that even if they want to escape it would be difficult to do so. So much so that even the basic profession like carpentry has been influenced by the technological developments....

29 Nov 2009
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Media criticism and theory

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The concept of auteurism has been around for more than half a century, and has been used as a tool for studying both film, and the people behind these films. But in 1971, this concept was applied to the field of music by Dave Laing: The musical equivalent of the metteur en sc?ne is the performer...

25 Nov 2009
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Language, women's magazines and socialization of women

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Throughout the years women's magazines have proved to be a profitable market. In general, these magazines are known as moral guides, shopping guides, and texts of stories and advice columns that can serve as an inspiration for different kinds of women. The numbers of sales of most of these...

24 Nov 2009
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A study on Kinsey's reports

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The Kinsey Reports were two innovative books on human sexual behavior that was very controversial and sensational. The findings caused much controversy due to the graphic nature of the findings. They served to challenge conventional beliefs about sexuality and they addressed topics that were,...

24 Nov 2009
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Polygamy, society and culture

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The subject of ethics and whether there are objective moral standards is a difficult one. One of the biggest problems in considering this conundrum is how to decide what is right independent of a person's culture. To do this, criticisms have to be leveled from one group at another. The problem...

19 Nov 2009
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The war for black gold: Oil crisis

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

World War I and World War II were fought for supremacy over land with great zeal and passion. The causalities of these two wars when, now heard or read about, sends a chill down the spine. Then came in the Cold War, which was a race between two Super Powers that emerged at the end of WWII. The...

13 Nov 2009
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The impact of mainstream media in various fields

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The mainstream media claims to be free and independent, objective and neutral. A closer look suggests that they too often behave like the lapdogs of plutocracy. The major new media or press consisting of newspapers, magazines, radio, films and television, are an inherent component of corporate...

13 Nov 2009
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Modes of reasoning: Loch Ness

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Arguments for the existence of the Loch Ness monster have persisted for almost one hundred and fifty years. [The Loch Ness monster is alleged to be a prehistoric dinosaur inhabiting Loch Ness in Scotland]. The [primary evidence for it has been eyewitness testimony, some photographs, and several...

13 Nov 2009
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The role of media in modern society and business

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

It has been said that “…mainstream media have evolved into the defining characteristic of contemporary culture and society.” This essay will discuss how the media construct social reality and are themselves socially constructed and will argue in favor of this statement. Social...

12 Nov 2009
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Anti-terrorism legislation and the case of Abousfian Abdelrazik

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the wake of the 9/1 terrorist attacks, anti-terrorism legislation has proven to have far reaching implications for the way the western world has come to understand the relationship between society and the law. Indeed, as the focal point of this course, the relationship between society and the...

12 Nov 2009
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Does the capital punishment fit the crime?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Over the thousands of years humanity has existed in a civilized society, one of the constants in every society has been the preservation of law and order. Rules have been accepted as have consequences for breaking these rules. Often times these consequences were rather harsh and fit the...

12 Nov 2009
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An inconvenient truth about an inconvenient truth

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Catastrophe! Disaster! The Apocalypse! These may not be the first ideas that come to mind when a person thinks of global warming, however these are the ideas many leading scientists and environmentalists would have everyone believe. The theory of global warming has been around for some time....

10 Nov 2009
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The role of education in national development

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

There are various diseases in the world today, which include the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Cancer, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Poliomyelitis, Smallpox, Measles and others. The diseases are known by the damages they inflict on their victims. They are also curable using relevant drugs...

04 Nov 2009
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Multiculturalism in Canada

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Despite the ostensible commitment which Canada has made to multiculturalism via making it an official policy as well as in the sense that it has become enshrined as a Canadian value, Canada has nonetheless failed in an overall sense to bring these notions to fruition. This is highly problematic...

30 Oct 2009
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Changes in Toronto over the past ten years

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Toronto is known, the world over, as a haven for multiculturalism, a true ethnic and social melting pot. The city is often called the most ethnically diverse city in the world. While this remains a source of identification for the city, the face of this multiculturalism has visibly changed over...

21 Oct 2009
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Tea ceremony: A history of tea and the tea ceremony

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The history of tea began in the Pre-Classical period before 618 AD. Myth says that an emperor in ancient China named Shen Nung was the first individual to drink tea (The History of Tea 1). Shen Nung was an herbalist and scientist that required his drinking water to be boiled. This hygienic...

21 Oct 2009
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The problem of increasing tourism in Fulton, Missouri

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The main source of concern is increasing tourism in Fulton, Missouri. Mikhail Gorbachev's planned speech at the Winston Churchill Memorial at Westminster College in Fulton will officially bring an end to the Cold War. It will also be the anniversary of the 1946 Winston Churchill “Iron...

14 Oct 2009
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Food aid, distortion, and the WTO

Thesis - 14 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The first of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. Specifically, this goal aims to “halve the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. Yet, today 963 million people are hungry. To help fill the apparent void, the international...

12 Oct 2009
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Antidumping - The obstacle in free trade

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Many countries are hesitant to sign the draft agreement of World Trade Organization. There has been wide spread protests whenever the conference of World Trade Organization is held. Protests are carried out to demand tighter environmental standards for MNC's and developed countries but little...

07 Oct 2009
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Cross-culture aspects of play and childhood development models

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Piaget (1962) described play as imitating and practicing behaviors, oftentimes associated with symbolic . Play happens through the assimilation of facts, events or behaviors, or through the distortion of reality, in order to put reality back together. Sometimes child play involves the...

07 Oct 2009
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Teacher empathy and its impact on bullying in schools

Thesis - 23 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Bullying has been a difficult term to define, particularly before state legislatures began to define bullying in precise language for the purpose of law-making. Oftentimes, it was left up to teachers, or individual students, to express their own qualitative and subjective definition of the...

07 Oct 2009
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Understanding epidemiological transition

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The epidemiological transition, also referred to as the health and mortality transition in our text book, is the change from deaths occurring at young ages because of communicable diseases (or infectious diseases) to deaths occurring at old ages because of degenerative diseases (or noninfectious,...

30 Sep 2009
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Human rights report within Somalia

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The subject of human rights in the international system is still a relatively new phenomenon, but one that is in dire need of undivided attention. In specificity, the occurrence of human rights violations requires attention and solution. Although there are countless cases of equally disastrous...

30 Sep 2009
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An overview of the African Americans

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The study of African Americans has been a prominent point of interest since the arrival of blacks in what was to become the United States. Since their arrival to America via the Atlantic Trade, blacks in America have been faced with incredible and often inconceivable challenges in every aspect...

29 Sep 2009
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Why a chewing gum dropped off on the floor constitutes a public nuisance? How could we solve this problem

Thesis - 14 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Ecology is today a very important subject in our lifestyle, in the context of sustainability. Pollution has become a scourge and we must find solutions to counter it, but there is one type that doesn't have real and durable solution: the one caused by chewing gum. Chewing gum is present on many...

25 Sep 2009
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Analysis of the Fundamentalism theory

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

What is fundamentalism? In the 2004 Penguin English Dictionary, fundamentalism is said to be specifically a “belief in the literal truth of the Bible” as well as “a movement in 20th century Protestantism emphasizing this belief.” More generally, fundamentalism is said to be...