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22 Sep 2009
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Can society overcome the harsh realities of everyday life over dream-like aspirations to live the perfect life?

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Although Grace Metalious seems to mock the town and the people of Peyton Place in the novel, hypocrisy is a theme intended to draw the line between the ideal, seemingly perfect life Americans strive to live in and the reality of the life they face instead. When characters and their actions can...

22 Sep 2009
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Essay- 'The myth and facts about Cat'

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The exact time of appearance of the first cat, on Earth is not known to man. It is believed to be a descendant of an animal, resembling the modern-day weasel called the Miacis, an extinct carnivore, whose fossils were recovered dating back to 65.5 million years, is also considered to be the...

22 Sep 2009
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Hyderabad - The city of pearls

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Now the capital of Indian state Andhra Pradesh, this city was founded in 1592. This city was discovered by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, a ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty on the banks of the Musi River in 1591. It was this ruler who ordered the construction of Charminar one of the famous monuments of...

18 Sep 2009
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The tourism industry in India and the current status

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Tourism is an activity that takes place when people move to some other place for leisure or business & stay at least for 24 hours. Tourism as a form of education is a part of civilized existence. Tourism involves the stay of nonresidents in that area other than that usual place of...

14 Sep 2009
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Legends and traditions in Great Britain

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

One of the most fascinating legends in Irish explains the origin of Ulster's heraldic symbol, the Red Hand. The symbol is tied to a family called O'Neill. In the legend, there was a boat race between the chieftains of the O'Neill and the McDonnell families to conquer the Ulster area. Whom...

04 Sep 2009
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Usage of anabolic steroids for cosmetic reasons

Thesis - 14 pages - Social sciences

The purpose of this study is to determine if anabolic steroids are used for cosmetic reasons. A thorough survey was administered to 144 willing participants. Participants were asked about their steroid use, their reasons for use, and what attracted them to androgenic anabolic steroids. The...

04 Sep 2009
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Healthy and stress free living

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Everyone needs a healthy body and a healthy mind—in fact everyone aspires for a healthy combination of a fit mind in a fit body. In order to have a stress free and healthy lifestyle one has to follow certain principles and they are quite simple to adopt if one is really determined to live...

04 Sep 2009
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A view of the subjects covered by the animated series "The Simpsons"

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The animated series “The Simpsons” has covered many serious subjects, offering intelligent insight into society's problems. One great thing about the show is that it uses nonstop humor to entice viewers who may not otherwise be interested in sitting through a social commentary...

04 Sep 2009
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The trend and growth of video games

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

The interactive world of video games is growing. The effects of this trend are stretching farther than ever as today's children spend an increasing amount of time immersed in the fantasy world that the game console offers. While many children see little to nothing wrong with this fact,...

03 Sep 2009
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China's rise to power

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Most outside analysts believe that China is experiencing the most secure and “threat-free” period in its post-1949 history. But, China's military leaders appear to perceive the international environment as dangerous and threatening. Since the end of World War II, China has had an...

03 Sep 2009
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The situation of media in Canada

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The issue of foreign ownership of broadcasting is a contentious one as there are interests on both sides of the debate with reasonable arguments to their effect. Recently a competition review panel urged that Canada loosen the restrictions it currently has on foreign control of media if it is to...

03 Sep 2009
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Realities and experiences of a war

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Captain Chandler is the main character in one of the episodes of MASH which depicted the realities of the Korean War. Officer Colonel Flagg and psychiatrist Sidney Freedman argue over the fate of the injured officer Captain Chandler who is saying he is Jesus Christ. It is significant because it...

03 Sep 2009
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About music which refuses to be merely music

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Ranking with the most eminent classics of the 20st century, Vinko Globokar does not require a detailed presentation; it would be therefore appropriate to make a brief summary of his life. Vinko Globokar was born on 7th July 1934 in a Slovene emigrant family living in Anderny in France. From the...

03 Sep 2009
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The rise of greater China

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The 1980s represents a significant shift in national policy within the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the movement away from Communist ideology toward a new form of “market socialism” which has resulted in intensive economic growth, foreign investment, and political influence for...

03 Sep 2009
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Similarities and differences between adolescents of today and the past

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Adolescence is a time when if one feels normal then that is a significant indicator that in fact they are not. That statement has been true since the first teenager cursed out his parents until the last teenager to exist on Earth curses out his parents. The adolescent time of life always...

03 Sep 2009
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Welfare rights movement

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The successes and failures of any rights movements can be defined by the victories and losses in the courtroom. The welfare rights movement had forward leaps and backward stumbles in its duration from 1960 to 1973 and Supreme Court cases to coincide. The movement's successes can be seen...

03 Sep 2009
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The rise and fall of Medici banking firm

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The Medici name carries a heavy significance in the world of the Renaissance, the arts, and more importantly the world of banking. Once one of the most economically, prosperous and politically powerful families in all of Europe, there estate went unrivaled by any family of their time. This paper...

25 Aug 2009
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Places and hotels in Jammu and Kashmir

Thesis - 13 pages - Social sciences

The paradise state of Jammu and Kashmir has two capitals; Srinagar is the summer capital and Jammu is the winter capital. In March, the secretariat starts to function from Srinagar. Similarly, in October, the secretariat moves to the winter capital Jammu. Jammu and Kashmir is the pride of India...

25 Aug 2009
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Tourism in Kerala

Thesis - 13 pages - Social sciences

Despite uncertainty in economic and political conditions since the 1970s, tourism continued to grow rapidly. The situation was characterized by an increase in tourist receipts. So in this context it needs to be mentioned that several countries re-organized their respective tourism departments to...

25 Aug 2009
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Bahrain: Tourism and hotels

Thesis - 19 pages - Social sciences

The hotel industry is one of the oldest commercial endeavors in the world. The first inns were built way back in the 6th century B.C. and were a result of the urge to travel that happened after the invention of the “wheel". Husband-and-wife teams opened the earliest inns by...

25 Aug 2009
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An introduction to tourism

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. According to the World Tourism Organization, tourists are people who "travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for not more...

19 Aug 2009
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Ralph Waldo Emerson and the flower children

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

It is 1836 and a pioneering new essayist has just made his debut. His first work is entitled “Nature,” a simple and concise name for an elaborate and layered piece. It is a bizarre article, one which lionizes the natural earth and calls on the younger generations to break away from...

12 Aug 2009
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Idealists vs. materialists

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The 1960's were a productive era for developing contemporary anthropological theories. Several theorists emerged following the original Boasian framework and developed ethno science and cognitive paradigms. Around the same time theorists interested in exploring systems of meaning and significance...

12 Aug 2009
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The post boasians and British social anthropology

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

From the 1920 through the 1950's there was an effort to explain culture, but to explain it according to its effects on human behavior and development. Some theorists see things universally while other want to look at each culture as unique and thus not capable of being compared with other...

12 Aug 2009
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Race from a multi cultural perspective

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Currently race is an issue that is intertwined with several aspects of society. We are constantly learning what is right and wrong in society through our families, the media, and our educations and often those images are negative and racist. Racism develops and is ingrained in the structure of...

12 Aug 2009
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The creation of the patrilineal band

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Among the many topics studied by the anthropologist is the creation and maintaining of what is called the patrilineal band. Julian Steward offers a very distinct view of what it means to be a patrilineal band, and what it takes to keep it alive in his article “The Patrilineal Band.”...

10 Aug 2009
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Class and power in America

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Most Americans don't like the idea that there might be social classes. Classes imply that people have relatively fixed stations in life. Even more, Americans tend to deny that classes might be rooted in wealth and occupational roles. They talk about social class, but with euphemisms like...

31 Jul 2009
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Progressivism

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Progressivism, the era between 1900 and 1920, is described by historians Arthur Link and Richard McCormick as “the way in which a whole generation of Americans defined themselves politically and responded to the nations problems at the turn of the century.” These two historians...

30 Jul 2009
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Critical race theory and the hidden curriculum: Social works implications for education

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Throughout the Philadelphia transit system stations there is a notable repetition of an advertisement for McDonald's 365Black campaign. A photo of various African American franchise owners is captioned by a phrase to the effect, “This Neighborhood is Our Business”. Within this image,...

30 Jul 2009
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Pre-marital sex in contemporary society

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The concept of premarital sex is one of many tensions and contradictions in our society today. Indeed, preliminary research would have one conclude that a dichotomy exists between those liberal minded individuals who advocate promiscuity and those more traditional minds of theology who strongly...