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31 Jul 2009

J'ai l'impression d'avoir le coeur sec: the emotive value of breaks, shifts and ellipses in the films of Maurice Pialat

Case study - 16 pages - Film studies

This dissertation sets out to analyze the function of breaks, shifts and ellipses in the films of Maurice Pialat (1925-2003). These shifts and contrasts, which can often be sudden or violent, create problems in relation to the narrative, as they are present between and within the sequences...

06 Apr 2010

A benchmark of finding the criteria for optimal portfolio choice

Tutorials/exercises - 17 pages - Finance

In today's rapidly changing economic environments, global portfolio investors are invariably confronted with dynamic and fluid choice of criteria that enable them to exercise subjective judgment on asset portfolio choice decisions. The subjective investment portfolio choice includes the...

15 Apr 2010

A Petrinet model of a short life cycle product supply chain and deduction of its reachability matrix by simulation

Thesis - 5 pages - Management

This paper focuses on the concept of short life cycle supply chain of products where the selling time of the product is short and fixed. Based on an object events table and dynamical events occurring table a composite model of short life cycle product is created. This model is then...

13 Aug 2010

Historical background and analysis of Mexico's economy

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

Learning from Mexico's past could provide for a great future, it is a matter of implementation, dedication and a devotion to right the wrongs, and an appreciation that building for the future is worth the sacrifices of today. Mexico's economic history provides for a confounding topic of interest....

17 Aug 2010

Sports photography

Thesis - 2 pages - Sports

By sports photography we mean taking pictures of sporting events that involve action and movement. If the pictures are not sharp and do not depict fast movement that take place in a sequence, the purpose of a good sports photograph will not be achieved. That exciting movement of action...

15 Sep 2010

An everyman's primer to the control of regret

Dissertation - 15 pages - Arts and art history

Regret is usually defined as an emotion experienced by humans when they are unhappy with events that are beyond their control. This paper deals with man's ability to control his feelings of regret. Because of the complexity and irrationality of the human brain people often experience...

29 Sep 2010

The political and social upheaval in France in 1968

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

In May 1968, France experienced a political and social upheaval that shook the regime to its foundation. May 1968, also called May 68, is the name given to a series of events that started with a student strike in France, which broke out at a number of universities and high schools in...

29 Sep 2010

Online clothes renting business: « Des Marques et Vous »

Case study - 25 pages - Economy general

'Des Marques et Vous' or ‘Brands and You' is the name of the new company we plan to set up. This name is in French and implies two meanings; it means 'people and their attachment to the brands' and 'being different from the other brands'. This company's name is...

29 Sep 2010

Chernobyl disaster

Essay - 17 pages - Modern history

In what is now a cold barren wasteland, lays the abandoned city of Pripyat and the lifeless Red Forest. Its silence is a deafening reminder of the tragic events of April 26, 1986. Lives were shattered and perceptions were changed forever. What was scheduled as a safety test ended up...

29 Sep 2010

The sociology of disasters

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

It is customary to consider the disaster or a catastrophe as a phenomenon essentially tied to the vagaries of nature or as a byproduct of human activities. In both cases, it is approached through a perspective of emergency that rarely leaves room for interpretation on the functioning of social...

27 Jan 2011

Fusion acquisition of Adidas - Reebok

Case study - 56 pages - Services marketing

The Adidas Group is a German company which belongs to the sport equipment manufacturing market. In 2005, the turnover of the worldwide market of apparel and sport equipment was about 25.2 billion dollars, which corresponded to an 11.5% growth when compared to the previous year. This market can...

14 Jun 2021

The Codes and Conventions of Factual Programming for Television

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Film studies

Documentary films are ‘non-fictional, slice of life factual works of art' (Reference: Because of this, documentaries may be described as accurate representations of life, whether that is true or not is a completely different story. The earliest...

27 Jan 2011

Analysis of the confectionery market and the chewing-gum segment

Market study - 60 pages - Services marketing

This paper will present the entire market of chewing gum. Chewing gum has won over all generations from the age group of 7 (and younger) to 77 years of age, and this is especially because of the great diversity that it has acquired in the last few years. The chewing gum has a history to its...

03 Mar 2011

Analysis of Adidas marketing mix

Case study - 13 pages - Services marketing

Today, the sport has found its place in French society by combining equilibrium, welfare and health. The sport has also developed, democratically and is a mass culture. Products designed by the sports industries, are more responsive to consumer needs, and combine aesthetics, design and quality....

31 Mar 2011

Globalization, Economic Growth and Social Acceptance: The Case for the Olympics in China

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

In 2008, China was poised upon the brink of world domination. Set to host the Summer Olympic Games in its capital Beijing, China would come off from this two week-long event as a victorious host and dominant world power, or as a failed, backward, socially regressive society, still ill...

09 Jul 2013

History 9067/3: international history, 1945 - 1991 - published: 09/07/2013

Case study - 4 pages - Modern history

On 24 June 1948, Stalin of the Soviet Union, or USSR, blocked all ground and water access from West Germany to West Berlin. In response, the US brought supplies into West Berlin from the air. This, known as the Berlin airlift, lasted for almost a year. Then, on 12 May 1949, the blockade,...

19 Feb 2015

The impact of sleep duration on vulnerability to false memory implantation

Case study - 5 pages - Biology

Many studies have been examining effects of sleep loss on developing false memory. Yet, its role in ‘lost-in-the-mall' memory implantation has not been discerned. This study will investigate impact of sleep durations on vulnerability to false memory implantation, in university students....

11 Jul 2013

Search and seizure simulation and report

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

When writing a police report on a situation such as this one must first consider all of the primary components of a typical report before diving into the context of the situation itself. Frazee describes an accurate report as including the who, what when, where, why and how as well as the...

14 Jun 2011

Global Festivals: An Overview

Essay - 5 pages - Arts and art history

In today's contemporary times, music festivals are held on every continent, except Antarctica. These numerous festivals that take place across the globe each year, are illustrations of cultural identity, in the host country, and in the collection of foreign artists participating in them. The...

27 Nov 2013

Analysis of Wieland

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

The novel ‘Wieland' begins with a narration in the first person point of view. The exact identity and name of this narrator is not revealed to the reader but it later appears that it is a young lady narrating the events that happened to her family while she was young. In this way, the...

24 Mar 2015

Indicators to measure awareness and image: Sports and sponsorship

Case study - 3 pages - Sports

The sponsoring companies setting up a sponsorship deal also want as many people as corresponding to the intended target and way to remember the brand. This marks the memory that will affect its reputation, that is to say the number of people who know their name or existence. To measure the...

08 Mar 2007

"Araby", James Joyce

Book review - 8 pages - Literature

This short story was written by James Joyce who lived from 1882 to 1941; it is an extract from Dubliners, published in 1914. The book is compound with several short stories which take place in Dublin, and deal with the monotone life of some citizens. The text is entitled "Araby" and tells the...

16 Jan 2005

China's beer wars South Africa Breweries. SABMiller case

Market study - 31 pages - Business strategy

1. General information on the company A. SABMiller historical B. Important figures C. International policy 1. The main international events 2. The case of China 3. Analysis of the SAB International policy 2. Analysis of the Chinese beer market A. Characteristics of the Chinese beer...

09 Nov 2007

How to Increase Visibility and Marketability of Normally Non-Revenue Sports

Essay - 4 pages - Sports

While only a few sports manage to accede above and beyond expectations, so many sports struggle to become great a sporting event. This report will go over ways in which sports that struggle with revenue can increase their visibility and marketability in the sports world. There are many...

07 Jul 2008

Tsunami: When nature strikes

Essay - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

Just as people thought the world is completely in their hands, a sudden twist of events will occur and prove them wrong. In as much as they endeavor to win over everything, nature strikes back, making them realize how weak they actually are compared to the world where they live in.It was...

05 Aug 2008

The 1919 World series: Effects of a scandal

Case study - 8 pages - Sports

Considering the belief that “[except] for motherhood and the flag, no institution stood more for what was good and true about America than baseball,” America was shocked to learn that her prized pastime was just as corruptible as anything else (Miller 200). The 1919 Baseball World...

11 Nov 2008

Ending the reign of a crime king: The taking down of Al Capone

Essay - 9 pages - Modern history

The city of Chicago, Illinois has experienced numerous monumental periods and events during its history. From the famous Chicago Fire to the creation of the world's tallest building, it is quite easy to declare Chicago's past to be very eventful. With any form of history, there are...

12 Jan 2009

Was Arendt's pessimism about modern liberal society justified?

Thesis - 7 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Hannah Arendt was born in 1906 in Germany, being the only child of middle-class Jewish parents of Russian descent. As a university student, she was one of the most brilliant and studied with the finest scholars of the time. Arendt in 1933 left Germany for France, and was even interned there for a...

12 Jan 2009

Japan and China in the 1930's

Tutorials/exercises - 11 pages - Modern history

At the end of the XIXth century, the dominant position of European powers and of the United States in the Far East remained unmistakable. In fact, the European powers occupied Indochina and shared the occupation of China. Asia remained a stifled continent. But at the end of the century, Japan,...

13 Jan 2009

Radicalization of the French Revolution, from 1789 to the end of 1794

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

The French Revolution is often depicted as a process of growing violence, underpinned by more and more radical theories. Indeed, a Manichean view often leads people to believe that France was peaceful in the beginning of 1789, and turned violent and radical in 1793. In other word, it is often...