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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...

02 Aug 2010
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The country doctor: A reaction paper

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

For many people, medicine is almost magical and doctors are demigods. Because sickness leads to suffering, loss of function and even loss of life, the ability to heal is highly esteemed. The relationship between the patient and the doctor is termed “fiduciary' - it is built on trust and...

30 Jul 2010
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Leisure and the life cycle: The functions of leisure throughout the aging process

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Leisure is truly a universal human need. Every society, culture and region in the world has forms of entertainment and recreation designed to fulfill a wide range of needs. However, as people age many of their needs change, and thus their leisure and its functions change as well.( Kelly, 1982)...

30 Jul 2010
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The digital divide and its effects on work environments

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The nature and structure of an organization is often a hard thing to understand. It can be so flexible and elusive at times that it seems to be reminiscent of a unicorn or other mythical animal: much talked about and yet seldom seen. However, beneath every operating structure lies a model which...

30 Jul 2010
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The mass media and poverty

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

As long as societies exist, social problems will exist as well. Just as there is arguably no ‘perfect' human being, there is just as much reason to think that there is no such thing as a ‘perfect' society. It is a sobering fact that social problems are normal features of the society and...

30 Jul 2010
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The role of the trickster in indigenous legends and mythology

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Almost every culture in the world possesses a collection of stories, legends and myths which in some way or another represent aspects of that culture. Often, much of a culture's world view can be seen in the stories and legends that abound in it, as some qualities, traits or actions will be...

30 Jul 2010
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Gender roles with respect to the American society

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The gender roles, or the fundamental behaviors assigned to women and men in a society, have been changing more rapidly since the industrial revolution. Yet as much as these roles have transformed over the last several decades, conflicting expectations and pressures still exist within our society...

30 Jul 2010
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The modern day exploitation of women

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It is clear to see that the images portrayed of women in the media have changed the values of society as a whole, it has changed the way men see women and the way that women see each other and ultimately themselves. Should the entertainment industry be allowed to use the image of women in a...

30 Jul 2010
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True effects of video game violence

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Ever since the invention of video games worrisome parents have questioned the effects of the violence in these video games on their children. There has been a lot of attention on this issue, with it peaking in the late 90s and early 2000s. This was primarily because of the invention of more...

30 Jul 2010
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Between sexuality: The rise of the bromance

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

While some may call the film “Superbad” immature, unnecessary, and disgusting, I find it to be a heartwarmingly hilarious movie that details the so-called “bromance” of two best friends in the final days of high school. To the uninitiated, a bromance is not a homosexual...

30 Jul 2010
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Advertising and social influence

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Advertising is the most prevalent form of communication. The ubiquitous nature of advertising is mind boggling to say the least. According to David Shenk's book Data Smog, on an average day in 1971 Americans were exposed to about 560 advertising messages a day. By 1997 that number had exploded to...

29 Jul 2010
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The towel-head earns respect

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Imagine walking into a school with a totally new look, where people are judged for what they wear and are not based on who they are. By changing style into cultural style, one is judged with a different perspective. People open their eyes to see the cultural shift that has been taken place in...

29 Jul 2010
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Immigration of Chinese to the United States

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

As the Qing Dynasty started to decline in the late 19th century, many Chinese people sought a new life in a new land, a place known as “Beautiful Country.” The homeland was ravaged by political unrest, most significantly by the Taiping Rebellion which claimed almost 20 million lives...

29 Jul 2010
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Graphic design during hard times

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Design following the ascension of socialist regimes adopts a no frills schema. Art must propagate a political leader or laborer. In order to maintain exacting standards, symbolism is thrown out the door, save depictions of swastikas and the like. Progressive movements like Dadaism and Cubism are...

29 Jul 2010
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The Fourteen Points

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The Fourteen Points, the proposals of President Woodrow Wilson, were designed to establish the basis for a just and lasting peace following the victory of the Allies in World War I. The proposals were contained in Wilson's address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in January of 1918,...

29 Jul 2010
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The concepts of ridicule and the ridiculous, oblivion, bereft, exemplar, Rasputin's revenge, dildo beach

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

A professor was recently ridiculed for the creativity with which he draws up assignments. These assignments allegedly have no resemblance to the essays that are “normally” published in most of today's literary magazines. I turned this idea of mirroring published...

29 Jul 2010
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Bad human acts: Serial killers

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In America and many other countries there are thousands of criminals and brutal attackers. Serial killers are one of the many crimes that decrease the population. Some manslaughter includes thieves and murders. Other people have mental illness that triggers criminal acts, and then some just kills...

29 Jul 2010
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An essay discussing and analyzing issues that influence the nurse's role as a teacher in clinical practice

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

This assignment will discuss the nurse's role as an educator in clinical practice and the factors that influence it. It will focus on two scenarios faced by the student nurse and will reflect on the issues raised. This topic has been chosen as the nurse has an interest in mentorship and education...

29 Jul 2010
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Erasing the black lines: An examination of a personal behavior change through the perspective of health behavior theories

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Gripping my Chanel “Espresso,” I outlined my lower eyelid. The process took only three minutes at most and was part of my routine every morning. This behavior began when I was fourteen, just after a couple weeks in high school. I only began to reconsider using eyeliner six years later...

29 Jul 2010
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Dewey is still in the room: A closer look at Lawrence Cremin's "Public education and the education of the public"

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

In his speech “Public Education and the Education of the Public” first published in 1975, Lawrence Cremin questions the polarity between education and society in the John Dewey's progressive theory, saying that it “does not sufficiently particularize the educational situation as it...

29 Jul 2010
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The woman division

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

As scholarship on the role of women in the processes of development evolved, so did the assumptions and perspectives about factors at the very core of this field of study. Naturally, the most important and most difficult to fully grasp is “women.” When it began, the field was called...

29 Jul 2010
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The construction of the financial world

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Markieke de Goede's Virtue, Fortune and Faith, exposes the ambiguous scientific authority that the financial world has accrued over the years of evolvement. As de Goede presents the various nations that criticized and speculated the essential elements that make up the financial world today, she...

29 Jul 2010
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Disability and inequality: Doctor-assisted suicide

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The turn of the 21st century has brought about a relatively new legal issue: Do individuals have a legal right to determine how and when they die? Questions regarding the ethics, legality issues and the morality of physician-assisted-death (PAD) and euthanasia brought these questions into the...

29 Jul 2010
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The evil project: The inhumanity of slaughterhouses

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

Animal - what comes to your mind when you hear that word? Possibly something furry, feathery and friendly, right? The main point is that you think of something happy and living. You don't think of what goes on between when the cow is happy prancing on the field (if he ever has the joy of being on...

29 Jul 2010
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AIDS in Philadelphia

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The economy sucks; that's old news. But President Obama continues to inspire and remind us of our duties as Americans to help each other through rough times. The time harkens back to WWII when people grew personal vegetable gardens and donated their pantyhose. Volunteerism is the spirit that...

29 Jul 2010
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Walter Rodney and the dependency theory of inequality

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Africa is a continent rich in natural resources. Copper, gold, diamonds, platinum, rubber, and aluminum are just some examples of what the land has to offer. In the nineteenth century, powerful and industrial Europe desired these raw materials in large quantities. The means of acquiring these...

29 Jul 2010
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Struggle still exists for new European immigrants

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Piotr Kowalski came to America in 1986 when he was four-years-old. He's from Poland and part of strikingly unheard from groups of immigrants. He's from the new-millennia generation of naturalized citizens, and he's here after fleeing one of the largest radioactive disasters in history. Times are...

28 Jul 2010
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Allegations against Black Africans

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In understanding the false allegations that follow the Black Africans, we must first go all the way back and understand their role in history. Black people have been characterized my many a scholar and intellectual, and perhaps analyzing their critiques could lead us to conclude that they...

28 Jul 2010
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Little Rock Nine

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

According to the Princeton Dictionary, progress is defined as an “advancement: gradual improvement or growth or development”. When the idea of progress or growth is brought to mind, most American's believe that extensive progress has been made in the area of racial segregation, more...

28 Jul 2010
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Model of human impact: Automobile boom in Beijing, China

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Beijing, the capital of China, has been experiencing a massive increase in vehicle ownership over the past decade. It has become the world's second biggest car market, with 1,000 new vehicles on the street everyday. This trend is not only a problem in Beijing, but throughout...