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29 May 2009
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The Messiah in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Judaism gave rise to two additional religions: Christianity and Islam. All three of these religious traditions expect some form of savior or believe that a savior has already come. This savior figure is called the Messiah. There are similarities and differences in how these traditions view the...

28 May 2009
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Is culture an intrinsic element of management and leadership: Eastern Europe against Western Europe?

Thesis - 14 pages - Social sciences

Since the quickening of the Industrial Revolution in United Kingdom in 1850 there is no doubt that Europe sustained important cultural changes. The aura of this revolution crossed the Channel and pervaded in Europe but only went in western countries ready to change, France the first, then...

28 May 2009
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The Link between poverty and health: Implications for nursing

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

The World Bank estimates that there are around 1.5 billion extremely poor people in the world. Poverty has many dimensions. It is defined by the International Council of Nurses as" a condition that extends beyond lack of income and goes hand in hand with lack of power, humiliation and a sense of...

28 May 2009
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Future of tobacco industry post tobacco ban

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Social sciences

Americans spend an estimated $51.9 billion on tobacco products in 1997, or just under 1% of their disposable income. Of this amount, $48.7 billion (or 94%) was spent on cigarettes, $2.2 billion on smokeless and smoking tobacco, and $0.9 billion on cigars. Cigarette production in the...

28 May 2009
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A comparative newspaper analysis: The New York Times, The Times, The London Gazette and The Spectator

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

The First World War, devastating in its severity and loss of life, is often confined in our historical thinking to the battlefields of Europe. This devastation, however, reached every ocean and continent and involved action from peoples far removed from the crises in Europe. One arena of conflict...

27 May 2009
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A study on the Indian railways

Tutorials/exercises - 31 pages - Social sciences

Generally, a “Market” was the place where the buyers and sellers gather to exchange their goods. The concept of market is very important in marketing. Market is an area for potential exchanges it's a place where goods are brought and sold. It is an area where a force of supply (sellers)...

20 May 2009
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Post harvest management and food security in Africa

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Food security, defined by the World Food Summit of 1996 the situation where “all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”, is one of the major developmental issues facing developing countries in the world. As part of the...

17 May 2009
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To what extent has the N.H.S. fulfilled its commitment to equal health care for all?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Health affects every aspect of life, hence it is not surprising that health care is a major focus for social concern. Governments have been aware of the importance of the population's access to health care for a very long time and began to intervene in this sense even before the 1900's, by...

17 May 2009
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Luggage flow issues in airports

Thesis - 11 pages - Social sciences

An airport terminal building provides all major passenger services, such as ticket sales, passenger check-in, baggage handling, and security. Inside the terminal, airline employees make flight reservations for travelers, issue seat assignments and coordinate aircraft boarding. All services that...

17 May 2009
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Issues of conservation and reconstruction in archaeological sites: The example of the Palace of Minos at Knossos

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The main issues of this paper are the conservation and the reconstruction of archaeological sites. Indeed, the aim of archaeology is to present the findings of the past to the public, in the most objective way . However, archaeological findings are never completely objective because they...

17 May 2009
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The evolution of human rights enforcement

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

The end of the second world conflict has set the beginning of the institutionalization of Human Rights at a world scale: the previous events have indeed made most of the country think about a way to reach a world consensus about basic rights that each single human being could expect to be given...

17 May 2009
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Face recognition and perception by young children

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

This study tested four and five-year-olds for their ability to use differences in the spacing among features when asked to pairing faces. The task was presented as a drag and drop features game which provided double reinforcement to children. Cognitive variables were taken in...

17 May 2009
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Cultural briefing: Asian markets

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

Japanese business culture is wrongly perceived as the biggest obstacle to starting business in Japan for many foreign companies thinking of entering the Japanese market. Many foreign companies never do start business in Japan (or only enter the Japanese market through a distributor) simply...

17 May 2009
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Pornography: The opium of the masses

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

According to Marx, understanding religion is dependent upon the social purpose that religion serves and not upon the content of its beliefs. To understand pornography as the opium of the masses, I won't focus on its content, which would be difficult anyway, since the word ‘pornography' does...

16 May 2009
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Cultural Melting Pot: A taste of many nations

Thesis - 14 pages - Social sciences

The cultural melting pot is an event created to increase the speed of cultural integration in Rotterdam. The Students at the INholland University in Rotterdam organize the event themselves. The event will be held in the park near the Euromast in Rotterdam on the 6th of September 2008. The main...

16 May 2009
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The FARC: Are we at the story's end?

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

The Fuerzas armadas revolucionarias de Colombia - Ejército del Pueblo, more generally known under their shortest acronym: FARC, have been playing a great part in Columbia's political life since 1964. For more than forty years, it has been that the first guerilla involved in the Columbian armed...

14 May 2009
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Alstom's TGV

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Nowadays, transport plays bigger part in our society. For the last century, the transport has not ceased.. That's why I've chosen to talk about this topic. I, particularly want to talk about a French company called Alstom. But this company is quite large and has...

14 May 2009
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Explain the historical specificity and contemporary relevance of culture

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Today, we can buy a book from a vending machine, like soft drinks and snacks. Germinal and an Ice-Tea have the same value. Culture, in a wider sense, has been taken over by the “spectacular-merchandizing-society”, for which everything, from a book to an iPod, has a trade value. The...

14 May 2009
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The Australian aboriginal culture

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The Aborigines are native Australians, the first population of the country. They have been living there for more than 40,000 years and are one of the oldest populations in the world. Several archeological studies have been carried out, but they have not been able to find a concrete explanation to...

14 May 2009
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Translation report: Recipe language

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

It is true that England is not reputed for its cuisine. Perhaps it is significant that there is no real equivalent for the expression bon appétit in English (waiters only say “enjoy your meal”). However, there are different specialties in England such as the famous English breakfast...

13 May 2009
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Culture & leadership

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

First of all, it is necessary to have a clear and simple definition of culture. So, “culture can be defined as all the behaviors, arts, beliefs and institutions of a population that are passed down from generation to generation. Culture has been called "the way of life” for an entire...

13 May 2009
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The goddess and Mary the mother of Jesus

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Syncretism means the merging of different forms of belief or practice. The word comes from the description of the fusion of Cretan cities, and is often used in the religious context to describe how new religious and spiritual ideas moving into a culture merge with the ideas that already exist in...

13 May 2009
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The Anti-Christ in the Bible

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

There are many figures in history, legend, and myth that tend to capture the imagination of people from different times and places. One such figure is the Antichrist. There is a general belief that the Antichrist is clearly identified in the Bible as a figure who will return, be identified, and...

13 May 2009
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Adam and Eve: A historical perspective

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

All human cultures have sought to explain how the world as we know it came into being by developing creation myths. These myths tell us a lot about the cultures that create them. For example, sometimes a Goddess gives birth to creation, and sometimes a male God creates it out of violence....

12 May 2009
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Safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage: Protecting languages as a vehicle of the intangible cultural heritage

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The 2003 Convention for the safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage defines the intangible cultural heritage as “the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills - as well as the instruments, objects, artifacts and cultural spaces associated therewith - that...

12 May 2009
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Education in the UK

Thesis - 26 pages - Social sciences

The complicated nature of the current education system has its rules in school history. Until the end of the XIXth century, most children went to school intended church schools or private school established by rich benefactors. But such schools were largely confined to the sons of rich...

12 May 2009
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Conceptions of the relationship between mind and body vary across cultures: Discuss with detailed reference to ethnographic examples

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Having an insight on our personal perception of the body and mind, relationship is often revealing. Since I was a child, I strongly felt ‘something' in my body. While practicing dance, I had the feeling that 'I' controlled my body, that 'I' decided the movements 'I'...

12 May 2009
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Examining the violence associated with the programme and actions of the Red Army Faction

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

While every species has the capability to act violently towards other creatures; no other organism on the planet does so with such frequency or intensity as human beings. Throughout humanities history violence has targeted people for their beliefs, their ethnicity, and their resources and...

12 May 2009
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Business ethics, my dilemma: Cosmetic testing on animals

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Cosmetics are used daily by millions of people, and include a vast range of products such as shampoo, makeup, moisturizer, perfume, etc. Approximately 38,000 animals are used every year across the EU to test new ingredients and products. And in the world, cosmetics companies kill millions of...

12 May 2009
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Does culture need to be protected from the effects of globalization? An essay with the French example

Thesis - 25 pages - Social sciences

Today the word « Globalization » is on everybody's lips. From the company who goes abroad because of cheaper costs to the “junky food” that we like to eat, Globalization seems to be the perfect scapegoat for every international phenomenon. Globalization seems to be THE...