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24 Jun 2011

Teeth and their relation to one's self image

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Social sciences

Self image is important. Without a strong and resilient self image, one often suffers from self sabotaging thoughts and ideas about their life. One's teeth are an important component of self-image. Growing up, we were told by our parents and dentists to brush twice a day, floss regularly...

12 Aug 2010

Effects of new labor's bill on tuition fee and income inequalities

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Social sciences

New Labor's bill on tuition fees will ensure that students will face the prospect of leaving university with a debt of approximately £15000. Universities will be given leave to increase their tuition fees to around £3000 a year. The reforms which have been announced have been met...

24 Jun 2010

Philological sciences

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Social sciences

Philological sciences are amongst the oldest academic disciplines. Teaching philological sciences to students aged between 15 and 17 is a real challenge. It's hard for the teacher to motivate children during their middle adolescency. The difficulties come from the fact that the teachers often...

05 May 2010

An unintended identity: A sub-cultural study of New York garage bands in the 1960's

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Social sciences

The year is 1964, the exact day, February 9th. Many people mark the day as the historic beginning of the so called “British Invasion.” Some may even go as far to say the day changed the face of American popular music. It's significance is simple. The Fab Four, the Beatles, played on...

07 Apr 2010

The analysis of sex differences in body mass index among Thai labor forces

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Social sciences

To analyze demographic, socioeconomic, psychological, and behavioral differences in body mass index between male and female labor forces and to determine factors affecting males as well as females body masses. The National Health Examination Survey III (NHES III), with the permission from the...

07 Apr 2010

Does gender perception toward computing exist in Thailand? - A comparison study between Thai and the US

Tutorials/exercises - 6 pages - Social sciences

Number of studies show that computing has been long perceived as a male domain. With this perception, females may experience negative outcomes in the computing-related occupation or activities, such as discrimination, pay differentials and the “glass ceiling effect”. Does this...

06 Apr 2010

An exploration Noam Chomsky's theories of generative and Universal grammar

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Social sciences

Noam Chomsky is a linguist and philosopher from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who has been one of the twentieth century's most important writers in linguistic theory. His research into the creative aspect of human language has spawned theories that dissect and exposit a comprehensive...

05 Apr 2010

A multinational study of gender wine preferences

Tutorials/exercises - 10 pages - Social sciences

Wine has become an international business, and the difference in wine preferences based on consumer's gender and how these differences vary from country to country are important issues that should be considered in wine product development. We examined consumer's preference for the type of wine...

29 Nov 2009

Media criticism and theory

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social sciences

The concept of auteurism has been around for more than half a century, and has been used as a tool for studying both film, and the people behind these films. But in 1971, this concept was applied to the field of music by Dave Laing: The musical equivalent of the metteur en sc?ne is the performer...

25 Aug 2009

A look at how to plan a banquet menu

Tutorials/exercises - 22 pages - Social sciences

British law defines hotels or inns as “places where a bonafide traveler can receive food and shelter, provided him in a position to pay for it and is in a fit condition to be received. “ Hence, a hotel must provide food and beverage and lodging to travelers on payment and has in turn,...

28 May 2009

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...

27 May 2009

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)...

12 Jan 2009

The "Memorial Laws"

Tutorials/exercises - 13 pages - Social sciences

In the first part of this paper, I give an account of a recent controversy that arose in France and in which historians played a significant role. This controversy involves a number of actors: the French government, which passed the so-called “memorial laws”; the interest groups that...

25 Nov 2008

Where is My Voice? : An exploration of questions that minority women ask about their identity

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Social sciences

Universal questioning of the roles of sex and gender began centuries ago. Every culture has their expectations and customs. Even in the present-day united states, where freethinking is a familiar attitude, women find themselves in traditional or likely roles. Within the field of...

31 Oct 2008

Robert Johnson: A profile

Tutorials/exercises - 10 pages - Social sciences

“America is the land of opportunity.” The saying is a bit cliché, but is it also validated by our plethora of rags to riches stories. John Wayne had a 4 a.m. paper route and delivered groceries after school to help pay the bills. Johnny Cash, born in Arkansas in 1932 to a family...

04 Aug 2008

Philadelphia Quakers as an Anti-Racist Organization

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Social sciences

There is no question that Quakers strive for racial justice, for their shared history and social beliefs explicitly call for ongoing anti-racist action. Given Philadelphia Quakers' early influence on U.S. governmental framework and their ongoing reputation for egalitarianism, an...

17 Jul 2008

Adolescent substance abuse among Hispanic, African American, and Caucasian populations

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Social sciences

Substance abuse has been a significant problem for adolescents in recent years, prompting many community programs for awareness, prevention, and treatment. In a recent survey of nearly 50,000 U.S. students, nearly 50% of high school seniors and 20% of eighth graders reported having used marijuana...

09 Jul 2008

A descriptive study on the job satisfaction of correctional officers

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Social sciences

It must be conventional knowledge to assume that staying in an environment where individuals charged of different crimes, from the simplest to the most heinous, is somehow risky and hazardous. While this might be true for all inmates staying in the same cell, this may also pose dangers to the...

17 Apr 2008

Challenging Underachievement in Boys: A Critical Review of Unreliable and Misinterpreted Data Collection Methods

Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Social sciences

Raising the achievement level of male pupils, especially disadvantaged males, has been a concern of the UK educational system from several years. Many studies have been conducted using various methods and data sources. The following paper is a critical review of "Challenging Underachievement in...

18 Dec 2007

Correct and Incorrect research Design: How to Supply the Best Results

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social sciences

In a case study of the mental and physical effects of second-hand smoke on pregnant women, it would be understandably ineffective to use a single test group comprised entirely of women in their second trimester. This is because, when you are performing a case study, you need to be sure that you...

27 Nov 2007

Induced Misunderstanding

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social sciences

In recent news, Polner writes “Linden Corrica lost his freedom and his life in New York over $10 worth of marijuana.” Corrica is an immigrant who lived in New York with his wife and kids. He was one day caught with a small ten dollar bag of marijuana, and pleaded guilty. He spent 20...

23 Oct 2007

Domestic Violence

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Social sciences

Domestic and intimate violence is a subject with deep historical roots. It is only recently, however, that an understanding of how much abuse actually takes place has been uncovered. According a report by Huang and Gunn, “The National Violence against Women Prevention Center (NVAA) has...

02 Oct 2007

The Physiology of Love and Homosexuality

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social sciences

Usually love finds its place in literature, an ideal romantics hold closely to their hearts. Studies, however, show that love belongs more in the logical world of science rather than the idealistic realm of romance. Darwinian evolution, neurotransmitters and autonomic functioning...