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13 Jan 2009

What to call the genocides of the Second World War and why?

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

“Historians are not always trustful guides when we have to reconstitute past”. Those words, of Lucy DAWIDOWICZ -an American historian who wrote quite a lot of books about the historiography of genocides- directly aimed at criticizing historians of genocides, who treated the murder by...

15 Jan 2009

The characteristics of traditional French social movements

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

The events of May-June 1968 in France broke out in the wake of an international wave of protest that occurred previously in many countries such as the United States, Germany and Italy (Duyvendak 1992, 137-138). The events of 1870, 1919 and 1936 provide also many examples of...

12 Mar 2009

Report on Reliance Insurance Company Ltd

Case study - 45 pages - Finance

Insurance may be described as a social device to reduce or eliminate risk of loss to life and property. Insurance is a collective bearing of risk. Insurance is a financial device to spread the risks and losses of few people among a large number of people, as people prefer small fixed liability...

07 Apr 2009

All you wanted to know about insurance

Dissertation - 39 pages - Finance

Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of potential financial loss. Insurance is defined as the equitable transfer of the risk of a potential loss, from one entity to another, in exchange for a premium and duty of care. The rate of...

08 Apr 2009

Risk management when dealing with foreign exchange (forex)

Dissertation - 77 pages - Management

Risk can be explained as an uncertainty and is usually associated with the unpredictability of an investment performance. All investments are subject to risk, but some have a greater degree of risk than others. Risk is often viewed as the potential for an investment to decrease in value. Though...

13 Apr 2009

Joint ventures in the Indian insurance industry

Thesis - 23 pages - Finance

The aim of all insurance is to compensate the owner against loss arising from a variety of risks, which he anticipates, to his life, property and business. Insurance is mainly of two types: life insurance and general insurance. General insurance means Fire, Marine and Miscellaneous insurance...

14 May 2009

A streetcar named Desire, "Repetition"

Thesis - 6 pages - Literature

In most of the classic plays we studied in high school, numerous events and rebounding occurred one after the other that enabled the plot to move forward. At the end of the play, the situations used to evolve and the characters' lives had often changed. However, in this work, the final...

17 May 2009

Business tourism in France

Thesis - 13 pages - Business strategy

Working in a family business, named DESERTOURS™, we perform in a challenging and competitive market: tourism. With twenty years experience, DESERTOURS™ is the 4WD and motorcycle adventure travel leader in the French market. Our company offers trips around the world, including Morocco,...

17 May 2009

Global warming

Essay - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

In today's society, environmental issues have an important impact on business and industrial decisions and are becoming part and parcel of economics. We live in scorching summers, the winters seem to be milder from year to year, and the seasons seem to have disappeared. Are these observations...

17 May 2009

Managing people in a cross-cultural context

Thesis - 7 pages - Management

My company, REN, is a small company headquartered in Copenhagen. It is a new Japanese owned event company. It employs 50 people. The company has experienced problems with team building during its previous events because of the multinational nature of the teams. The cultural factor...

16 Jun 2009

Distributed real-time systems

Essay - 7 pages - Services marketing

Real-time systems form one category of specialized distributed systems named “Distributed Real-time systems”. Real-time programs(and systems) interact with the external world in a way that involves time. when a stimulus appears ,the system must respond to it in a certain way and before...

18 Jun 2009

Lupus erythematosus and respiratory

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Most patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have, during their illness, respiratory reached the most frequent is the pleurisy (one of the eleven diagnostic criteria recognized by the American Rheumatism Association). The respiratory events that found in the LED cover both the...

13 Jul 2009

The fall of the Soviet Empire: Hungary 1956 and Czechoslovakia 1968

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

The two rebellions in Hungary 1956 and Czechoslovakia 1968 were interesting times for Eastern and Central Europe. To being to study these, one must put these two events in context. It was a time when the political climate in Easter Europe was very delicate because of the circumstances...

14 Jul 2009

The woman suffrage movement in Canada and liberation deferred? The ideas of the English-Canadian Suffragists, 1877-1918: A comparative book review

Book review - 6 pages - Social sciences

In her work entitled The Woman Suffrage Movement in Canada, Catherine Lyle Cleverdon artfully constructs narrative analysis of a social movement that gained little notoriety outside of Canada. This particular study is extremely helpful because of its ability to use existing information about the...

30 Mar 2010

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 experience back into...

10 Aug 2010

Narration and trauma

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In numerous texts that we have read in class so far, the intersection of the personal and the political has been prominent in the study of trauma. Many of the articles and authors we discuss in class have experienced their own traumatic events as well as captured other people's traumatic...

14 Jul 2022

PESTEL analysis - The clothing market in the UK

Case study - 5 pages - Fashion and ready to wear marketing

The UK's fashion industry is a big and well reputed one. In fact, aside from the fact that it hosts many clothing ceremonies or events, it also shows the place given to fashion in the country. For example, when we talk about London Fashion week and similar events, it reflects on...

18 Aug 2010

The FIFA World Cup Germany 2006

Thesis - 4 pages - Sports

The FIFA World Cup was the most awaited event in the calendar for all enthusiastic football fans across the world. The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world after the Olympics. According to Franz Beckenbauer, the president of the bid committee, "the organization...

29 Sep 2010

The face shop

Case study - 17 pages - Services marketing

The Face Shop is a cosmetics brand that started in Korea, featuring a wide range of all-natural products at affordable prices. The Face Shop has been expanding globally, with franchises in places like Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong. This expansion has now hit British Columbia, as The Face Shop...

29 Sep 2010

How useful is the term "New terrorism" in distinguishing -9/11 post terrorism from the form that preceded it?

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the usefulness of the term "New Terrorism" in distinguishing -9/11 terrorism from the form that preceded it. Firstly, we will try to find a suitable definition of "New Terrorism" and then we will see how it is difficult to find a definition of "Terrorism"....

23 Apr 2013

Slavery in its entirety

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

There are many events that occurred in the past that are hard to imagine today. Some of these events are easier to envision because of the stories that have been saved for centuries. Slavery is one event that is hard to believe occurred. Due to several journals and records it...

29 Sep 2010

Case study: Southwest Airlines and United Airlines

Case study - 13 pages - Finance

In 1998, the US airlines carried a record 551 million passengers . At that time, the whole industry was in pretty good shape. Unfortunately, many things have changed since then. The 2001 terrorist attack on the twin towers has marked a turnaround in the industry and especially in the United...

22 Feb 2011

Marketing Plan - Introduction of the new Guinness Black Lager on the French Market

Case study - 20 pages - Services marketing

Our marketing plan examines the introduction of a new beer on the French market. Guinness has recently released a new product to appeal to a younger demographic than the usual Guinness customer. This new product called Guinness Black Lager is a beverage that is easier to drink than our original...

19 Jun 2013

History as identity: The American past as contested terrain

Book review - 20 pages - Modern history

We look to the past to tell us who we are, where we are, and how we got here from there. History is identity, and thus it is contested terrain. Whose story is going to be told, and who is going to do the telling? The American narrative - the history of who we are, where we've been, and what it...

24 Mar 2015

The third level of exposure corresponds to the media audience: Media and sports

Case study - 3 pages - Sports

The media audiences are used to calculate the indirect audience of the event. There are four types of indirect audience: • Spectators live: it is the people in front of their television or those who listen to the radio. These people are the most vulnerable to persuasion, they live...

29 Sep 2010

Was the establishment of a specifically Jewish state in Palestine the most favorable way for Britain to protect its post-WWI imperial interests in the Middle East?

Essay - 10 pages - Modern history

History textbooks that deal with the birth of the Zionism repeatedly take for granted a major component of the movement's early success underlying British support. The beginning of the history of Israel is commonly preoccupied with Theodor Herzl or the Balfour Declaration, but very rarely is...

09 Jul 2013

Why did the Tsarist regime in Russia fall in 1917 in spite of the reforms introduced from 1906?

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

After the 1905 revolution in Russia, a number of reforms were introduced from 1906: four Dumas were established from 1906-1914 as proposed in the October Manifesto of October 1905, and Peter Stolypin initiated agrarian reforms targeted at the farming peasants of the countryside. However, despite...

17 Apr 2015

Local Emergency Preparedness

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Disasters are a natural part of life. The history of humankind is littered with major catastrophes that altered the change of history. These catastrophes sometimes have devastating effects and show the weaknesses of the response teams put in place to mitigate them. In recent history, two...

13 Nov 2007


Tutorials/exercises - 8 pages - Psychology

The vast majority of mental processes are outside of conscious awareness. These processes can impact thinking, feeling, and behavior despite the lack of conscious awareness. Consciousness can be thought to include two elements: awareness and sentience, the quality of the experience. Each form of...

07 Dec 2007

What's Your Perspective?

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

Most experienced readers do not have a hard time discerning authorial intent within an individual work or analyzing themes within that piece. Herman Melville's Benito Cereno however, provides a challenge. Melville intricately weaves this story so that no single interpretation fits, and it forces...