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Africanisms in America

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Joseph E. Holloway describes Africanisms as “those elements of culture found in the New World that are traceable to an African origin” (Holloway 2). In my opinion, Africanisms are the traditions and cultural behaviors of African Americans that resemble the traditions and cultures of...

11 Aug 2010
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Adult education program

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Many companies recognize the need for continuous adult education also known as learning and development for employee development. Human capital is one of the key assets in an organization. Development of human capital brings out the best in its people for better business results and attainment of...

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Astral projection via dreams: Physical body connected to astral body by silver cord

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

Astral projection most often occurs during sleep. Some people consciously perform astral projection. Sometimes information is brought back from the astral trip and then verified. The physical body is connected to the etheric body (or astral body) by a cord. This cord connection is referred to as...

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Why do ghosts wear clothes?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Why do ghosts wear clothes? Why are they seen the way they are? Are they discarnate spirits of the dead? When the human body ceases to function, are they merely bundles of energy let loose in the air? Or are they simply residual images that are left behind on the atmosphere of somewhere like an...

11 Aug 2010
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Analysis of work-related conflict and negotiation scenario responses

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The following document will outline a specific instance of work-related conflict, as well as personal responses to the conflict. Through the analysis, I will identify the multiple components of the conflict, as well as the possible strategies for diffusing it. The conflict involves my employment...

11 Aug 2010
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War on terrorism

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are different in many ways, however they both are based upon a “war on terrorism”. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11th, 2001, the United States declared a war upon terrorism. Following this declaration,...

10 Aug 2010
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Marriage and family in America

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In general, blacks and Hispanics are more likely to date or cohabit than they are to marry, although their expectations for marriage tend to be the same. Minorities tend to view cohabitation as more of a replacement for marriage than a precursor to it. This is largely due to the tendency of...

10 Aug 2010
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Maintaining the feminine image while shedding the feminine role

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Body image is an ongoing issue that is increasing women's awareness about their body and looks in society's culture today. According to our “Beauty is the Beast” article, Ambrose Bierce is quoted as saying, “To men a man is but a mind. Who cares what face he carries or what he...

10 Aug 2010
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Technological court

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Technological evidence that is allowed into court to be used against someone should be evidence that is concrete and guaranteed to be accurate. The evidence should have been gotten following proper procedures, such as acquiring a search warrant prior to gaining the evidence. The form of...

10 Aug 2010
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Poverty and immorality

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Poverty exists, but the people are not most of the time deserving of it. It is true that some people put themselves into poverty, be it from crime, drugs, or attitude, but others were born into poverty or fell into it via situations that they could not prevent. Those whom fall into poverty have a...

10 Aug 2010
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Conflict resolution and peacemaking

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Conflicts arise from many different sources. There are certain issues that bring about spirited debates whether or not either side is right or wrong. One such debate that has endless sides to be argued is the subject of religion. Due to the volatile nature that can be brought out of people...

10 Aug 2010
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The working poor: Invisible in America

Book review - 2 pages - Social sciences

The book, The Working Poor: Invisible in America, by David K. Shipler, seeks to unveil the lives of countless people in America living at or below the poverty line. His intent is to describe their situations and map out the reasons for their poverty and how the cyclical nature of poverty...

10 Aug 2010
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The underground railroad: Midwestern routes

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The Underground Railroad was not named as such at its inception. The routes were not marked nor were they traveled the same way each time. Many factors played a part in this; the most important being that it was a secret and undercover operation. The routes were not set in...

09 Aug 2010
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Native Americans in modern America

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

According to The Dictionary of Anthropology, the definition of genocide is acknowledged as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial, or religious group as such” (Barfield, 221). History throughout the world has involved much genocide....

09 Aug 2010
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Africa's situation

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Africa is one of the biggest continents in the world, approximately three Americas equaling the square mileage of Africa. There are parts of Africa that are largely isolated and uninhabited by people due to lack of resources or areas such as the African deserts Kalahari, Sahara and the...

06 Aug 2010
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Visual analysis of an Assyrian winged deity

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Walking slowly through the cool, dark room of Ancient Near Eastern art at the Museum of Fine Arts, visitors come across the superhuman-size, alabaster relief of an Assyrian winged deity. It is this striking deity that catches viewers' eyes easily with its intricacy and precision of pattern as...

06 Aug 2010
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Contract and physics of race: A personal encounter

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Children learn so much more in school beyond the printed curriculum. Lessons about race, gender, age, appearance, nationality, et cetera, are being effortlessly related. In fact, scholars have been studying this ‘hidden curriculum' for years (Anyon, 1980). While the scope of this curriculum...

06 Aug 2010
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La present day Belle Epoque

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

In Bel Ami, Guy De Maupassant tells the story of Georges Duroy, a handsome ex-soldier who exploits his prowess, cunning, and manipulation to ascend the proverbial social ladder for a life of wealth and power. From experiencing countless love affairs with influential women to artfully...

06 Aug 2010
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Organizational change in an HIV prevention program

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The persons interviewed were selected to represent Management, fiscal/support staff, and historical line staff knowledge of this program. The author considered interviewing the Region 3 AIDSnet Coordinator, but was asked not to by the Program Manager due to the precarious political...

06 Aug 2010
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Being educated

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The great French writer Victor Hugo once said, “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” His statement reflects the power of the abstract to influence the physical world. Whilst the rest of the animal kingdom has to adhere to the rule of...

05 Aug 2010
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Considerations of Coca Cola

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Between the Civil Rights movements, war on poverty, peace protests, assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the rise of counterculture, exploration of space, and Nixon's resignation due to involvement with Watergate, the 1960's were packed full of significant events. The...

05 Aug 2010
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Historical significance of 1950 soda ads

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

With a passing glance and little consideration, advertisements may be considered simplistic and irrelevant. However, an astonishing amount of thought and effort is put into ads, producing finished products which significant implicit messages. These messages go beyond the product that is trying to...

05 Aug 2010
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Advertising influence: Let's drink to sophistication

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

W.C. Fields, American vaudeville and motion picture comedian, one time joked, “Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water” (W.C. Fields Quotes). To the dismay of many, the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution banned the sale,...

05 Aug 2010
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How the busy bee bustles: Learning flights in honeybees

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

While it may take you days to learn your way around a new town, it only takes a few seconds for a honeybee to learn the details of a new landscape. In “Investing in learning: why do honeybees, Apis mellifera, vary the durations of learning flights?” by Cynthia A. Wei and Fred C. Dyer,...

05 Aug 2010
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Persuaded by living pictures

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Marchand starts off by discussing women in advertising tableaux. It was undeniable that women made the most consumer purchases, so advertisers gave them a lot of attention. This resulted in new stereotypes of women, as well as a frequently shifting concept of the ideal woman. It also caused a new...

05 Aug 2010
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Ease up professor! I'm paying your salary

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

In today's society, the consumer mindset has been embraced by a majority of the population and is reshaping society's norms and values. This mindset can be thought of as how individuals put material possessions above love and happiness, as well as an expectation of power and control. What's more,...

05 Aug 2010
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How young is too young?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

England has recently unveiled a new sexual education program focused on beginning such programs early in a child's development. The curriculum would introduce topics pertaining to a sexual nature starting as early as five or six years of age and would continue through middle adolescence in an...

05 Aug 2010
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Oil is the lifeblood of America

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In modern America, most activities of common life revolve around oil. All over the nightly news, every newspaper, and in everyday conversation there is talk about rising gas prices and the control oil has over people. In the painting above, the anonymous artist conveys the problem he sees in...

05 Aug 2010
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The ethics of child sexuality

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The ethical status of children and sexuality has come to the forefront of our society's attention. There has been a strong attempt over the years to reduce sexual behavior in children. In the United States, the legal age of consent in most states is age sixteen, but some states have it set as...

04 Aug 2010
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Advertising photography

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Modern age is the age of advertising and all advertising involves pictures, whether still or moving. Our day starts with the newspaper and can we imagine a newspaper without advertisements? Preparation of advertisement material is a joint effort of photographers and other creative people to...