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09 Jul 2013
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Why did the Tsarist regime in Russia fall in 1917 in spite of the reforms introduced from 1906?

Case study - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Challenge of the tribunal chairman in Forezienne SA v Shunxi Coal and Commodities Trading Company Inc

Case study - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Air pollution: The case of China

Case study - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Mill: How do induction and colligation differ? And which best characterizes Keplers analysis of planetary orbits?

Case study - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Why child soldiering is an injustice?

Case study - 1 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Concept analysis of similarity

Case study - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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The diversification of Oman's economy to oil alternative sources of income

Case study - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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 in...

01 Apr 2013
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How is migration contributing to and reflecting the challenges of globalization?

Case study - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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The modus operandi and the national and international impact of a particular Japanese criminal organized group: the Yakuza

Case study - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Intervention in child abuse and its complications

Case study - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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 in the...

21 Sep 2012
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"Strange fruit": Billie Holiday and the civil rights movement

Case study - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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A critical review of the Kenya's efforts to minimize corruption

Case study - 13 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Why did the U.S. refuse to accept Elizabeth Cady-Stanton's argument to abolish gender discrimination?

Case study - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Discuss: Edwin Sutherland's Differential Association Theory

Case study - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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 the...

12 Mar 2012
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The impact and the economic consequences of the one-child family policy on the age structure of China's population

Essay - 10 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Essay on human rights

Thesis - 10 pages - Social, moral & civic education

"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 Dostoevsky asked...

12 Dec 2011
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Greek crisis concerning social justice

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Mumbai rescued victims center (MRVC)

Case study - 25 pages - Social, moral & civic education

- 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 listen to this idea. - They provide...

13 Oct 2011
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The Baptist Church

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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The Implications of Expectation

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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
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Role of human service agencies on combating sex-trafficking

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

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 most...

16 Sep 2011
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Being a Man in Ancient Rome

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

“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...

14 Sep 2011
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Climate Change and Civilizations: Lessons from the Past

Essay - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Anthropogenic climate change constitutes an alarming threat to the safety and health of humankind. According to a 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, some of its consequences will include heat waves, loss of biodiversity, food and water insecurity, an increase in water-...

14 Sep 2011
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The speech impediment stuttering

Thesis - 10 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In our language and culture class, we had several detailed discussions regarding speech disabilities and how they affect one's performance of language and others' views on that person's comprehension of, or competence in, language. We also learned that speech impediments afflicted a larger number...

26 Aug 2011
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Women in Judaism: An in-depth study of gender and religion

Essay - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The role of women in Judaism is grossly misrepresented and misunderstood even as we shift into the 21st century. Until now, such a topic has never had as much stamina and opinion as it does today. People today have gone as far as stating that roles of women in Judaism are sexist; however, it is...

26 Aug 2011
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Mass media: The effects on youth

Thesis - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Each time a child turns on the TV, they will see or hear something that will effect their lives them in some way. It would be wise for parents to limit childrens' exposure to influential media such as the news, violent video games, and the like. Over 60% of television shows during prime time...

15 Jul 2011
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The Momentum of media towards enlightenment

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In his essay entitled ‘Was ist Aufklarung?,' Immanuel Kant explores the concept of enlightenment as it exists as an attainable state for mankind in society. In response to his title, ‘What is Enlightenment?,' Kant defines the framework of comprehension within which his insight expands;...

07 Jul 2011
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Samurai - Class of military nobility in pre-industrial Japan

Essay - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Samurai were members of a class of military nobility in pre-industrial Japan. They were bound by a code of honor known as “Bushido.” When roughly translated, “Bushido” means “the way of the warrior.” The Bushido was a moral code that all samurai were expected to...

05 Jul 2011
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Contemporary Moral Disputes: Abortion Argument Statement

Case study - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This paper takes the stance that Cindy Richardson's fetus should be aborted. The structure of the paper is as follows: First, reasons in favor of aborting Cindy's two month old fetus will be presented. Second, reasons against aborting Cindy's fetus will be discussed, as well as rebuttals to the...

30 Jun 2011
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Exploring the Genesis of the Department of Homeland Security: What Exactly Lies Within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This report will investigate the root causes for the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). To help explain the genesis of its inception, history of the Bush administration's preoccupation with securing the nation from terrorist threats or attacks will be discussed. According...