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15 Apr 2009
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Bob Marley: A Little Island, A Big Voice

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer, musician, and activist born February 6, 1945. He died on May 11, 1981 and during his short tenure of life he composed and focused his energy on his ability to communicate to the masses, through music, his ideology of non-violence and peaceful resistance to the...

13 Apr 2009
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The role played by power in professional relationships

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

All humans are created equal and have the ability of agency according to Locke. The experimentalist perspective also advocates an extensive degree of personal agency and responsibility to sustain equality throughout life (Steven's, 1996a, p.195-201). However, the social constructionists...

13 Apr 2009
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The importance of communication in nursing practice

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This assignment explores the importance of communication within nursing practice and identifies the different aspects, such as verbal and non-verbal communication and the barriers which may be encountered and overcome. It will examine and explicate the different concepts of communication and the...

13 Apr 2009
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What lessons can Britain learn from health care systems in other countries?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The market for health presents a number of market failures and equity issues which advocate a role for government in its provision. What role this is however, how precisely the government should attempt to tackle these problems is debatable. There exist a spectrum of approaches to both the...

13 Apr 2009
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A discussion of key models of health promotion

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Health is a broad concept, which can embody a huge range of meanings, from the narrowly technical to the all-embracing moral or philosophical. The word health derived from the Old English word for heal (hael) which means ‘whole', signaling that health concerns the whole person and his or her...

13 Apr 2009
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Who deserves health care?

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In order to do this each patient requiring expensive treatment is assessed according to a quality adjusted life years (QALY) score¹. This is an equation that measures all of the aforementioned criteria and is used to assess the cost versus benefit of a particular treatment. If a patients...

06 Apr 2009
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Improving the impact of social marketing

Presentation - 16 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This presentation will start with a few statistics on health, safety, environment and the community. It will then move onto some social marketing events before talking about some of the agencies involved in social marketing. It will then talk of the major approaches and go into the planning...

01 Apr 2009
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Timothy McVeigh: An American anomie

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

One could ask any American citizen old enough to remember the year 1995, and they will undoubtedly be able to recall the incident of the Oklahoma City Bombing. Most would be able to identify the man responsible for the devastation: an unremarkable, young, middle class white man named Timothy...

31 Mar 2009
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A paper examining the controversy that surrounds the question of what Judges are doing when they are deciding cases

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

If we accept the hypothesis, that judges do indeed make law through their decisions, we need to look closely at the judges themselves to decide whether they are capable of performing that function. Judges are not, in this country, elected, as are the other law-makers (the legislators). If judges...

30 Mar 2009
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Christian fundamentalism as a social movement

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

There are hundreds of different sub-groups within Christianity. One of the most interesting is Christian fundamentalism. This group of Christians is also one of the hardest to define. According to Paul Merritt Bassett, “Fundamentalism is a term popularly used to describe strict adherence...

30 Mar 2009
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Heterosexism in college classrooms: The effects of 'invisibilization' and overt discrimination

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Heterosexism is used as a tool to reinforce the norms of the status quo and maintain rigid gender roles (Eguchi, 2006). Heterosexism has been used to deny marriage and employment benefits to same-sex couples (Eguchi, 2006). Same-sex individuals of domestic abuse are less likely to receive full...

26 Mar 2009
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Narcotics control: The permeating aspects of the Narcotic Trade and how history and current policy have affected Canada's ability to regulate illegal Narcotics

Thesis - 9 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In 1961 the Canadian government passed the Narcotic Control Act. This was Canada's first governmental acknowledgement of a need for federal drug control. Repealed in 1996, the initial act was replaced with the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Detailed and specific, the latter act...

26 Mar 2009
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The sociological and economic effects on aging women and their health

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

It is reasonable to address health with reference to socio-economic status because healthcare is a generally expensive privilege. Those in a higher socio-economic bracket are often able to care for themselves with a more comprehensive healthcare plan, including preventative practices throughout a...

25 Mar 2009
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Reasonable accommodation as outlined by the Canadian Charter of Rights and freedoms, its uses, perception and applicable examples

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was established as a result of the Constitution Act of 1982. Its precursor was the Canadian Bill of Rights, dated 1960. The Charter was enacted to guarantee basic human and civil rights for the people of Canada. The earlier protectionism treaty, the...

25 Mar 2009
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Racism in the census: Effects on the Judicial System

Thesis - 14 pages - Social, moral & civic education

What does it mean to be racist? For a person, it would mean having various prejudiced sentiments and a belief that one race is superior to another race. But what does it mean for an institution to be racist? While an institution does not have a personality and is made up of a group of people,...

25 Mar 2009
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Dorothy Day: Catholic Workers and the Vietnam War

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The United States is often depicted as a giant stew of people: a large mishmash of various heritages, backgrounds, and religions. How then could a tiny band of Roman Catholics affect an entire nation's opinion of the Vietnam War? The Vietnam War was a period of major unrest and public action in...

25 Mar 2009
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Dorothy Day and reinventing the Catholic Worker Family

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

When Dorothy Day began establishing hospitality houses as a branch of the Catholic Worker movement, many of the movement's supporters took care of the houses and lived in them along with the regular borders. Many of the hospitality houses were established in desolate and often dangerous...

24 Mar 2009
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The Nuer tribe

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The Nuer are a Sudanese tribe that was immortalized through the famous study of Evans-Pritchard and his Nuer trilogy. In her study of the Nuer, Nuer Dilemmas, Sharon Hutchinson continues the story of the Nuer, a people that she meticulously observed and interacted with during the early 1980s, and...

24 Mar 2009
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Geography of milk: Its origin to present

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

When studying the geography of diet, a fascinating topic is milk. Milk is the food that mammals, including humans have as their first food. It is a food for the new eater, a drinkable essence created by a mother for the challenging diet of her young. When our ancestors begin getting involved...

24 Mar 2009
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Freedom of expression and pornography in Canadian Law: An in-depth look

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Even in a progressive nation like Canada, it can be agreed on by most people that freedom of expression, even though it is a right that we all hold dear, does have its limits. However, the issue that is pertinent, particularly in law, is where this line ought to be drawn. They are issues that...

24 Mar 2009
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Child Labor in India: The government's plans & the function of education

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the densely-populated poor and developing countries, the problem of child labor is acute. India is no exception. A World Bank Report published in January 2000 has revealed that there are six crore working children in India-the largest in terms of any country in the world. Elimination of...

24 Mar 2009
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Review of Mark Allan Peterson's "Anthropology and Mass communication: Media and myth in the new millennium"

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The study of anthropology is an interesting one, as it is the study of humanity, but it also has roots in the natural sciences and the humanities. Students of anthropology gain experience through ethnographic investigation, meaning that that use fieldwork to gather information about human...

23 Mar 2009
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The historical and philosophical significance of Locke's personal identity

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In Book II of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke established one of the first methodical treatments of the issue of personal identity as it relates to the realm of philosophy. Reflecting back on Locke's theory, it is clear that his work, while not impenetrable to its...

22 Mar 2009
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Social theory

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Marx says that capitalism emerged when humans began to produce subsistence. Life was insecure back then as there was no way to accumulate social surplus. It was the agricultural revolution that established the framework needed for class divisions. These divisions were separated into workers and...

22 Mar 2009
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Organizational behavior and coordination

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The study of organizational behavior is one that has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The climate in which organizations and those that manage them operate has become increasingly globalized, and this has had implications for the strategies organizations have had to employ in an...

22 Mar 2009
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Marx and Weber: The origins of capitalism

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The realm of social theory is not an easy one to tackle, as it requires one to have significant knowledge of ideas of the past, and the events that helped shape the circumstances that these historical ideas were developed in. For example, when studying contemporary social systems, one must have...

21 Mar 2009
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The racialization of Canadian "Space"

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The social fabric of Canadian culture is an interesting one, it is diverse and progressive, and one that people regard as being largely free from racism. For this reason, it is a surprise to Canadians when acts of blatant racism take place anywhere in the country. For example, when a synagogue...

21 Mar 2009
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Consequentialism and social inequality

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Everybody in society strives to some degree to be good people. However, being a good person does not always come easily. What is a good person anyway? When one begins to think about what needs to be done to be considered a good person, questions begin to arise. The realm of moral philosophy...

21 Mar 2009
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Social science methodology and ethnicity without the group

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the realm of social science methodology and race studies, there is a short list of concepts that would appear to be as simple, and even as necessary as the idea of a group. The concept of the group is one that has relevance in a multi-disciplinary framework as it is a core concept for...

21 Mar 2009
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Youth justice and sentencing in Canada

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The issue of youth justice is an important one, and especially in Canada. This is because youth in Canada commit a proportionately high percentage of the crime in our society. Youth in Canada (aged 12-18) account for 10 percent of the population, but are responsible for 20 percent of violent...