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19 Mar 2014

Fez and Acre: The Modernisation of Medieval Towns

Case study - 2 pages - Social sciences

What sets them apart from other medieval cities is that while other cities' old towns have changed and evolved, in Fez and Acre the old, medieval, walled city still stands as it always had. With the advent of gunpowder, changes in defensive strategy and the need to modernize and grow, many cities...

28 Feb 2014

Public administration defined within the context of its four frames and pros and cons to privatization

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

How is public administration defined within the context of its four frames? Before answering this question, first think about how public administration is defined in general. Public administration is a system of public servants managing an array of services, programs, and other related actions...

18 Dec 2013

Political Perspectives

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

Erna Paris, in the book The Sun Climbs Slow: Justice in the Age of Imperial America investigates the refusal by the United States of America to comply with the international law. More specifically, the book looks into the elaborate history of global justice and the politics played in order for...

26 Nov 2013

Reagan and the end of the Cold War: help or hindrance

Case study - 6 pages - Social sciences

The ending of the cold war is recorded in history as a period where moral, economic and ethical consideration overruled ideological and cultural inheritance and thus saved the world from another world war. In history and international studies, the end of the cold war is believed to be the year...

19 Nov 2013

Structure and effects of the 1970 EEC-Malta Association Agreement

Case study - 7 pages - Social sciences

The Maltese culture is adorned with influences which somehow over time managed to constitute the definition of a Mediterranean Country. Be it Arabic influences in our language, the Mediterranean diet or the European influences on the way we think, this small island is a fragment of a mixture of...

11 Nov 2013

Adjusting to Terrorism: Internet crime, response

Case study - 1 pages - Social sciences

U.S. citizens live in a world today, which is obsessed with terrorism. This is because of recent activities that have taken place on our own soil, and the events that have been taking place over the world. The attention on terrorism is at an all-time high and with daily coverage on the...

22 Aug 2013

Reconsidering the Samurai Image

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

In modern culture, samurai have become the epitome of a model warrior. Across both the Western and Eastern world, popular culture portrays samurai as heroic, wise, loyal, and decisive. Japanese movies glorify the samurai life, whereas Hollywood creates an exotic hero from a far away land. This...

09 Jul 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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...

12 Mar 2012

The impact and the economic consequences of the one-child family policy on the age structure of China's population

Essay - 10 pages - Social sciences

The world population is increasing at a rapid rate and aging fast in developed areas, soon the planet won't be able to satisfy needs of all humans living on it, however China did find a way to slow down the speed of population increase: The One Child Policy. It is a policy that some people...

26 Feb 2012

Essay on human rights

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

"Imagine that you are creating a fabric of human destiny with the object of making men happy in the end [...], but that it was essential and inevitable to torture to death only one tiny creature [...], would you consent to be the architect on those conditions?". There, Fyodor...

12 Dec 2011

Greek crisis concerning social justice

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Greece has been in a serious economic downfall since early 2010. Riots and protests began on May 5, 2010 and continue to today. This protest in early May was one of the largest protests in Greece's history where three people were killed. This led to more anxiety and unease about the economy and...

14 Oct 2011

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...

13 Oct 2011

The Baptist Church

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

I have chosen to research the Baptist Christian denomination. I chose this faith because my boyfriend is Baptist and I have always been fascinated by his church and beliefs. The Baptist church was founded in the year 1611 by John Smyth and Thomas Helwys of Amesterdam. It was founded in the...

10 Oct 2011

The Implications of Expectation

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The essence of comedy is widely debated but, as Umberto Eco emphasizes, with little success: “the uneasiness manifested by those who have theorized on the comic inclines us to think that the Comic must be somehow connected with uneasiness.” It may be more meaningful and productive to...

03 Oct 2011

Role of human service agencies on combating sex-trafficking

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Human trafficking is not a new problem. The problem of sex-trafficking began as early as 3000 BC-300 AD, starting during ancient times and existed within Roman, Egyptian, Persian and Greek cultures (Shared Hope International, 2009). Human trafficking is also considered to be one of the...

16 Sep 2011

Being a Man in Ancient Rome

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

“The Etruscans, early Rome's powerful neighbors to the north, were known to have an interest in Greek pederasty and were one of the chief export markets for Athenian vases displaying pederastic themes.” (Hubbard 2003, 308.) It is difficult to tell whether Romans adopted this same...