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03 May 2010
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A youth friendly services program in Baltimore to promote better health

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

HIV/AIDS, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are very present within the Baltimore City community and it affects the general population as a whole. These numbers and figures represent the known cases of these infections however, how many more individuals are affected and still unaware? The steps...

29 Apr 2010
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Horace Mann's 1841 report

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Horace Mann begins his “Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board of Education of Massachusetts for the year 1841,” by stating that he believes that education‘s befits on a people to be as certain as the passing days bring on the different seasons. He promises that he...

20 Apr 2010
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Regression analysis of effective factor on people participation in protecting, revitalizing, developing and using renewable natural resources in Ilam province from the view of users

Thesis - 9 pages - Social sciences

The purpose of this study is the regression analysis of effective factor on people participation in protecting, revitalizing, developing and using renewable natural resources in Ilam province. This study is a casual comparative and applies one sample was taken from natural resources users. The...

15 Apr 2010
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Get thee behind me, A-bomb: Inverted Christianity and nuclear influence in a Canticle for Leibowitz

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

It comes as no surprise that the thematic bulk of Walter M. Miller Jr.'s A Canticle for Leibowitz is drawn from traditional Christian mythology and lore. Age-old Catholic hierarchy, the Latin language and Biblical quotations are used liberally to set an appropriately pious scene. From...

15 Apr 2010
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Changing conceptions of self: Women as social and economic agents

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

History often portrays women as parties marginalized both by society and by patriarchy. Esther Burr and Martha Ballard actively fight this stereotype, but in very different ways. While both were colonial women, they had extremely different priorities. Martha Ballard was...

13 Apr 2010
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Working as a library assistant

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

This term paper focuses on the position of Library Assistant and similar jobs within a library. It goes on to explain the job description, the skills necessary to be a library assistant, the training of the position (with other qualifications and opportunities for advancement) and the salary of...

13 Apr 2010
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The missing link: No child left thinking: Democracy at-risk in American schools

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

In “No Child Left Thinking, Democracy At-Risk in American Schools,” Joel Westheimer asks readers a simple question: if they had “stepped into a school” and observed a classroom “lesson related to [a] country's political ideals,” would they be able to tell whether...

12 Apr 2010
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On why I may move to Sweden, on for once, listen to the French

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The United States, in comparison to other industrialized countries, often falls far behind in statistics in terms of healthcare. For example, according to our Central Intelligence Agency, the United States ranks 44th with infant mortality, trailing far behind countries such as Sweden and France....

06 Apr 2010
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Walden vs. Buddhist economics: Two views of the modern worker

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Man is a working animal. Despite the inevitable tension between the human tendency to be lazy and the basic desire within each person to accomplish goals and learn new skills, there are many ways in which these conflicting characteristics work together. Ages of philosophers have reflected on the...

05 Apr 2010
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Group balanced repeated replication variance estimation in stratified adaptive cluster sampling

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The group balanced repeated replication (GBRR) method is used in stratified sampling for variance estimation. This method is applied in stratified adaptive cluster sampling when ignores crossover between strata. The another one method is repeatedly GBRR, which involves independently repeating the...

01 Apr 2010
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Durkheim and study of society

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

As Durkheim points out, our desire to make the study of society a scientific endeavor cannot be limited to focusing on individual actions, feelings, and thoughts. Instead, he argues that we should look to larger “social facts” that go beyond viewing our society as a simple...

01 Apr 2010
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Fahrenheit 451

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

Advancement of technologies have in many ways improved the way we live today; the benefits of technology have created differences in social structures, and the development of different countries in the world. This theme is prevalent in Ray Bradbury's classic satire Fahrenheit 451, which follows...

01 Apr 2010
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Waste water treatment plant

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

This facility has a foul odor that gets stronger in certain areas but taking into consideration the nature of this facility and the products that it deals with, it is clean and well kept. The human resources building is clean and professional and appears like any other office. The facility is set...

01 Apr 2010
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Ship Rock Monument

Thesis - 1 pages - Social sciences

Ship Rock Monument is a spectacular example of a volcanic neck. This formation grows when a volcano is eroded all the way down to the pipe that once fed magma to the central vent. The upright conduit contains the cooled magma. Ship Rock provides a view of the magma features that were once below...

31 Mar 2010
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The recipe for a successful marriage

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

In her novel Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen suggests what constitutes a good marriage by contrasting Charlotte Lucas and Lydia Bennet with the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennet. All three young women have similar economic predicaments, though they all maintain different attitudes toward...

30 Mar 2010
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The life of Irish

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

During the 19th century, millions of Irish men and women immigrated to the United States in hope for a new and improved lifestyle. Reasons for their immigration include the famines that struck Ireland, political disturbance, such as the mistreatment from the British, and the desire for a...

30 Mar 2010
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Human kidneys as a commodity

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The current issue of making human kidneys a commodity is a hot topic in the medical world. With much controversy between different sides, many questions on legality and ethics arise. Because it is currently illegal for human living donors to sell a kidney, there is no control over...

30 Mar 2010
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Globalization

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Globalization is a recent occurrence relative to the existence of man. The primary factor which drove this idea was the industrial revolution. With new technology came the spread of ideas because now there were mediums in which we could quickly and efficiently communicate. ...

30 Mar 2010
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The nature of War

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The memories of what soldiers experience during war lasts a lifetime. Memories can be triggered at any time and retold with precise detail. Events experienced many years earlier can easily be recalled. For a Vietnam veteran it is the Vietnam memorial that brings his...

30 Mar 2010
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The fear and occurrence of death

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Our belief, fear, and acceptance of death are influenced by our society. Society dictates how death is looked upon and feared. The contrasting views of old and new societies play a role in how death is received. The major difference between these two societies is the advancement...

30 Mar 2010
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An essay on drugs and its market

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The rise of the illegal drug market is attributed to many different factors. Some theories of how is movement has grown is centered on the individual. They believe the individual is at fault and it is he/she's constant need for drugs that allows the expansion of the market....

30 Mar 2010
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Men and women: A comparison

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The lack of equality between spouses does not foster romantic love but rather deterioration of a relationship. Modern relationships are based on the formation of romantic love which dictates three requirements including equality between man and woman. Marriages where inequality is...

30 Mar 2010
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The French resistance

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

The resistance of the French people against their occupiers grew as the war dragged on and led to sheltering of the increasingly persecuted Jewish population. The Jewish people who fled from throughout Europe to France, had been trapped when France signed the armistice in 1940. ...

30 Mar 2010
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The French identity

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

The idea of what it is to be French changed throughout the early 20th century. Under the third republic government many techniques were used to, in essence, create Frenchmen who shared the same goals and ideals as the rest of this country. If the country was unified with the goal of bettering...

30 Mar 2010
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The Women's health movement and the women's rights movement: A shared history

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

The women's health movement and the women's rights movement share a close relationship. In their work Complaints and Disorders, The Sexual Politics of Sickness (1973), Barbra Ehrenreich and Deidre English assert that the medical system is “strategic” to both the oppression and...

30 Mar 2010
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Why the cocks fight: Dominicans, Haitians and the struggle for Hispaniola

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

For hundreds of years, the Dominican Republic and Haiti have endured constant conflict between their countries, often marked by violence and political upheaval. This conflict is deeply rooted in racial stereotypes and racism, made worse by the manipulation of national leaders who desire...

26 Mar 2010
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Béla Bartók and national style

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

At the turn of the century, in the midst of Hungary's so-called “Golden Age,” Budapest and the country at large were going through monumental changes. Since the Compromise of 1867 Hungary had been succeeding in shedding its image as a backward, under-developed and unsophisticated...

25 Mar 2010
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Clausewitzian theory, application and its relevance in a modern context of warfare

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Carl von Clausewitz was an active theorist, writing extensively on the history and philosophy of military warfare. His most famous and widely read book, On War (Vom Kriege,) was published after his death in 1832. It was written in response to, and impacted by, the Napoleonic Wars, which dominated...

25 Mar 2010
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Why proportional representation will never come to Canada

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

Canada developed its political structure with the British parliamentary system as a guide. As our country is ever-changing so too is our political landscape. As a result, questions have arisen as to whether a new system of voter representation should be instituted in Canada. Historically, as a...

25 Mar 2010
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How to solve violence as part of the greater endemic in rural Africa

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

“Structural Violence is part of an overwhelmingly dominant and hegemonic force when it comes to the world's poorest and disenfranchised. ” There is a correlation between poverty, social unrest and governmental mismanagement and an increased number of HIV/AIDS throughout a nation. All of...