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11 Mar 2010
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Close-up, wide-angle and telephotography

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It is true that many fields of photography are of interest to specialists only equipped with very sophisticated cameras and equipment, but it is also true that much can be attained with what one already possesses. An amateur can broaden the scope of his work more by his think process and...

10 Mar 2010
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Britain's industrial revolution: Social consequences and the plight of the working class

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

The late 18th century was a period of revolutions, which is why for many it was a time of change and uncertainty. The American colonists had achieved their independence from Britain and the French had overthrown their monarchy and the nobility during this time period. In Britain however,...

04 Mar 2010
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The red cross visit to Theresienstadt on June 23, 1944

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

International human rights showcase themselves prevalently within world events and human atrocities. Throughout the course of history, the Holocaust has been one of said atrocities that has provided the largest impact and amount of remembrance of them all. As one of the most...

28 Feb 2010
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A comparison of the drug policy

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It is undoubtedly certain that drug control specifically that of illegal substances, plays an important role in each countries governmental infrastructure. The use and abuse of illicit substances can have a great effect on a countries people and it is therefore important for these drugs to be...

28 Feb 2010
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Ethical dimensions of pediatric palliative care

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In San Leandro, California, a Hamptons-style estate complete with a meditation sanctuary, rose garden, rustic fireplaces and a mural in every bedroom, is about to open to the public. Yet the George Mark Children's House, similar to the Canuck Place in Canada and others in London, has one...

28 Feb 2010
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From population to policy growth: Colombian-Venezuelan migration patterns

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

In Venezuela, immigration has been characterized by the import of foreign workers. Premised by the status of their economy, immigration in Venezuela has been a product of their sense of stability and a response to their demands for success. Venezuela's attempts to achieve a level...

28 Feb 2010
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The truth about Argentina's dirty war

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Like most Latin American countries, Argentina bears a turbulent record of political and social history. Yet perhaps nothing has left a more significant blemish on Argentina than their dirty war. Beginning in 1976, when Videla took over Peron's presidency, Argentina's dirty war...

28 Feb 2010
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Raising obesity awareness in Latinos

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Obesity has grown to epidemic proportions in the American population, and some of the greatest sufferers are those that are not even native to the United States. Latino Americans are the fastest growing minority group in the United States, yet as their quantity and presence continue to...

28 Feb 2010
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A study on jazz music

Thesis - 12 pages - Social sciences

Music frequently requires more than one performer to be created. Perhaps two or more musicians are required, each playing a “part” - without the presence of all the musicians, the song would be incomplete. Perhaps one musician will accompany a singer, each performing distinct but...

28 Feb 2010
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The social division of America

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Imagine an entire civilization being driven away from their homeland and placed in an anonymous environment. Families, friends, and loved ones are disconnected, abused, and murdered for nameless reasons. Unfortunately, these events occurred to the Native Americans and Africans in early...

28 Feb 2010
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The destructive effects of abortion

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Imagine someone stabbing your head with scissors and abruptly pulling your skull out. A suction device is inserted inside your head which evacuates your skull contents. Your body is then cut up into small pieces and thrown away like an empty pop can. Pretty picture right?...

28 Feb 2010
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How should today's youth combat negative moral influences?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

According to the Microsoft Encarta (2006), the term morality refers to standards of conduct that are generally accepted as right or proper. People learn how to differentiate these concepts at a very early age- through the process of socialization. However, a degradation of proper societal values...

28 Feb 2010
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Victims of violent crimes

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In terms of the monetary cost of violent crime to society, there was a total economic loss of $1.1 billion in 2004 (NCVRW, 2007). If one was to consider the total victim compensation payments, fifty-three percent of the total goes towards medical expenses; nineteen percent of the total was...

28 Feb 2010
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How offenders and their families deal with imprisonment and reentry

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

More than half of America's inmates are parents of young children; thus, children are the most severely affected family member in such situations (Travis, et al. 2005). Many of these parents are repeat offenders which results in a very unstable relationship and overall life for young children...

25 Feb 2010
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The Fair family: Nursing, healthcare and ethics

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

The factual scenario raises complex issues pertaining to ethical and legal considerations with regard to the rights of Mr Fair and his daughter. As an initial observation, patient autonomy and consent will be a central factor in determining the appropriate course of action and from a nursing...

25 Feb 2010
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The roles of Africans in the transatlantic slave trade

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

It is estimated that the transatlantic slave trade resulted in a human loss of approximately 30 million to 20 million and whilst the role of European traders in the slave trade is well documented; the role of African rulers in the transatlantic slave trade has remained controversial amongst the...

25 Feb 2010
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The historiography of cosmopolitanism in Bombay (Mumbai)

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The concept of cosmopolitanism in Bombay is commonly associated with communal tension, religious tolerance and violence to point to a post-colonial decline of cosmopolitanism as crystallized by the riots of the 1990s . However, MacFarlane posits that “claims that the city has...

25 Feb 2010
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The role of women in the Luke Acts

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Luke's Gospel has been the subject of much critical debate and biblical criticism with regard to the role of women. The polarized debate pits academics who argue that the representation of women by Luke is solely to highlight the role of man against those who cite the Gospel as evidence of a...

25 Feb 2010
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Types of asanas in yoga

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

According to patanjali's schedule of Astanga Yoga Asana is placed as third step in the practice of Yoga but in the Dhyana bindu and Yoga Chudamani Upanishad Asanas is placed as first step because Yama and Niyama have been considered as the prerequisite of the practice of Yoga. In past...

25 Feb 2010
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Tips on photographing children

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Taking pictures of children, irrespective of their age is a complex and a fascinating subject. It is a subject that is challenging as well as frustrating, both for the heart and imagination of the photographer. The results can be very amusing, rewarding, disappointing but never for a moment...

24 Feb 2010
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Teacher's migration in the Philippines

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The proliferation of skilled persons' migration in recent years has led to liberalized immigration policies vis-à-vis highly skilled professionals from developing countries. However, the resultant effect of this is to trigger an exodus of skilled personnel in developing countries, with the large...

24 Feb 2010
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The talk show in relation to the free and democratic debate of the public sphere

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

The materialization of mainstream broadcast television in the 1950s and the emergence of omnipresent dissemination of the format in the 1960s arguably blurred the traditional distinction between the personal and political by “producing a public sphere in which social questions are understood...

24 Feb 2010
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Amish may be good Neighbors, but not their horses

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

-English pop in small town of Loyal, WI, take issue with Amish's effects on road: presence on high-traffic roads, manure on roads and hitching posts -issue resurfacing after 3yr old agreement: no city requirement of diapers in exchange for Amish cleanups and nonuse of major roads -Amish important...

24 Feb 2010
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What would Weber say?

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

LOYAL, Wisconsin - Horse manure is the main concern of the non-Amish, or who the Amish call the “English,” population. Many Amish commuters that travel to town via horse and buggy have lately failed to clean up their horse droppings. The Amish use the banks and stores of...

24 Feb 2010
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Brown v. board of education

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In keeping with the theme of examining national mythologies, we should look at Brown v. Board of Education with a critical eye. By and large, our society accepts the idea that racial segregation in schools are inherently unequal, that is, the end result will be disparate even with equal...

24 Feb 2010
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What would Durkheim say?

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

ROANOKE, Virginia - The town is experiencing a divorce rate about twice as high as the national average, and is taking action to reduce the problems that result within the family. Due in large part to a suffering local economy, shifting cultural views towards marriage, and increased...

24 Feb 2010
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Much ado about incest taboo

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

As González establishes with extensive detail, there are multiple parallels between two stories, Infante's “The Voice of the Turtle” and the Arawak folktale of Deminán Caracaracol and his brothers, and both imply the incest taboo under the guise of a bestiality taboo story. In...

24 Feb 2010
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African American family

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

This essay aims to reinforce both afrocentric and revisionist models of the African-American family. An integral part of this argument will be to deny cultural deficit theory, and instead to focus on how African cultures blended together with each other and simultaneously adapted to New...

24 Feb 2010
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Circumcision and the Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

On April 7, 2006, I attended the Hopkins All University Seminar on Africa (HAUSA), and was especially interested by the forum and presentations about the African AIDS epidemic. The speakers came from a variety of academic disciplines, including epidemiology, nursing, anthropology, and...

24 Feb 2010
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Impact of the Tsunami on Sri Lankan women

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The devastation caused by the tsunami that struck the Southern, Eastern and Northern borders of Sri Lanka on the chilly morning of 26th December 2005 sails through our hearts even today. Thousands breathed their last breath in the turbulent waters of the tsunami, regardless of age gender or...