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03 Feb 2011

Social Security in Algeria

Course material - 9 pages - Social sciences

On the eve of colonization of Algeria by France, the concepts of public health and social security barely existed. The colonial regime of the time introduced Social Security in Algeria to organize the medical benefits of military settlers and for the Algerian...

13 Jul 2010

An overview of U.S. social security act, 1935

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

The US Congress passed the landmark Social Security Act on 14 August 1935 as part of the “new Deal” offered by President Roosevelt. This act established a system of old-age benefits for workers, benefits for victims of industrial accidents, unemployment insurance, and aid...

07 Jul 2009

Social security in America

Thesis - 7 pages - Social sciences

Social Security is one of America's most important and successful programs. It has, since 1935, helped to reduce the poverty rate of those 65 and older drastically, having a greater impact than any other anti-poverty measure. Increasing Social Security expenditures...

15 Jan 2009

Failure of Social Security

Essay - 6 pages - Economy general

Since the era of what is known as Reaganomics, this country's social security has been in jeopardy for some time. Our forefathers wanted our government to be able to aid in the comfort of our golden years. This generation of baby boomers may be the last ones to benefit from our...

29 May 2008

Privatization of Social Security: Will it Work?

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

When President Bush revealed his plan to overhaul Social Security in his speech at the Republican convention, it was received with mixed reactions. President Bush wants to overhaul Social Security and put it on sound financial footing. (Christine Dugas, 2004) According...

14 Sep 2007

Social Security

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Government finance

While the United States was still establishing itself and public debates rage over what the role and duties of their new government should be other countries were fleshing out their own social security legislature. In 1880 the Chancellor of Germany, Otto von Bismarck pressured his...

12 Jul 2006

Does social constructivism really add anything new to debates about security?

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

During the late 1980s, when debates between neorealists and neoliberals seemed to exhaust themselves, so-called ‘constructivist' researches made their appearance. By asserting themselves as an alternative to realism, they reinterpret its main concepts (power, national interest,...

25 Mar 2015

Information Security Program - Security Risk Assessment and Audit

Case study - 12 pages - Educational studies

An information security program is one of the fundamental aspects of security management that must be properly implemented to ensure that information within the computer systems are appropriately protected (Krause & Tipton, 2007). Threats to information systems include unauthorized...

09 Feb 2021

Greece - Economic, Social issues and Migration crisis

Essay - 5 pages - Foreign markets

Greece is a country located in the South East of Europe. It is a member of the European Union and its population is about 10.75 million inhabitants. It's a member of the EU since 1981 and joined the Eurozone in 2001. In the past few years, Greece experienced an economic crisis, social...

04 Mar 2023

Geography, Demography, Social Issues, Education and Culture in the United States of America

Course material - 20 pages - Sociology

(...) One of the characteristics of US climatic conditions is the constant fear of violent climatic happening such as hurricanes (in the Southeast, particularly during the fall), violent wind storms known as "tornadoes" (the Midwest), or flooding due to heavy rainfall and storms in the eastern...

24 Jun 2022

Country Risk : Social and Political Dynamics

Worksheets - 3 pages - Political science

Despite their effects on growth and macroeconomic equilibria, social and political crises have been introduced only recently into country risk analysis. Recent crises (Syria, Arab springs, Sahel civil war) put forward those issues and highlighted the gaps in current methods. The analysis...

31 Jul 2014

Social and moral policies of government

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The 'Grapes of Wrath' is a film produced in 1940 based on Steinbeck's prize winning novel of the same name. The film kicks off with the release of the main character from the Oklahoma state prison. Tom faced charges of manslaughter, and after serving his four-year time, he finally faced...

12 May 2015

New Social Network App Reviews

Case study - 7 pages - Management

Technology has a far more reaching and fulfilling effect in making life easier for the common person. With the averments in technology, more apps are been created to help with the growing demand of wanting to stay in touch or being on top of things. These apps have created a shortcut for the...

13 Nov 2014

Social media advertisements

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Social media involves the interaction of people through virtual communities and networks where they share and exchange information or ideas of different kinds. Social media marketing aims at gaining attention of the existence of a certain product to a group of people, mostly...

19 Nov 2014

Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) Software Package and it's Impact on Social Sciences

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

This paper discusses the impacts of Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) on social sciences. Social life is full of analytical demands from day to day activities that many of the programs that were initially developed have not been able to meet. The world is in the cusp...

30 Jan 2015

Social Movements: Case study

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

objectives by swaying a certain target group's ideologies. Some groups try to directly influence a small group of individuals such as decision makers while others use more indirect means such as broadcasting their views to reach a wide range of individuals. During the 1960s and 1970s, the rise of...

16 Feb 2015

Social inequality, democracy, capitalism

Case study - 6 pages - Social sciences

In Latin America, social inequality can lead to the strengthening of anti-democratic convictions and further develop the "apartheid" prevailing social. The intervention of the political in the definition and implementation of economic and social policies is becoming more...

30 Sep 2021

Financial Innovation Essay: High Frequency Trading and its social impacts

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

A Financial Times article argues that HFT is beneficial for society, and that banning HFT from use would increase volatility. I agree with this point of view, as algorithms democratized trading by allowing a direct access to the markets and decreasing the costs of the transactions. Also,...

12 Dec 2014

Social and Cultural Factors Giving Rise to Depression and Anxiety

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The World Health Organization further explains that anxiety disorder and depression are characterized by factors such as emotional, physical, and behavioral symptoms that build an uncomfortable feeling that is usually described as uneasiness. Worry is usually followed by symptoms like fatigue,...

19 May 2015

Managerial Economics: Welfare Corporate Social Responsibility

Case study - 5 pages - Criminal law

Free market theory was a dominant theme of the 1780s propagated by economists such as Adam Smith. Amongst other things was its exclusive resolve that there should be minimal government involvement in the business of the economy if any at all. It was the era of the industrialization concerned with...

06 Sep 2013

The security plan: Private Doctor's office

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The target area is of a private physician's practice. The location for the practice is a known urban part of town. The location of the practice has both benefits and downfalls. Since the practice is located in a very busy and highly populated section of town, the practice is well known and has...

29 Sep 2010

The accession of States to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Today, various international instruments allow the protection and respect of human rights. Thus, the International Bill of Rights is the basis composed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and the two subsequent International Covenants of 1966. The United Nations, which is...

02 Jun 2008

Social Issues in Computer Technology

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

One issue that Australians will be confronted with in the future is the privacy of the individual, in lieu of the proposal of computerizing personal medical records. Due to the fact that medical records hold highly sensitive information about what are possibly an individual's most intimate...

27 May 2009

An absolute security system with a password for sending secret data files

Dissertation - 52 pages - Electronics

This is a work done on “cryptography”. Conventionally, data is protected from unauthorized interception or eavesdropping by analog techniques. In a digital data security system, when you press a button in the DTMF generator set keypad for data send a connection is made that...

16 Aug 2012

What happened to the social state in Eastern Europe after 1990?

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

After the breakdown of the Soviet Union, each Eastern European and former Soviet country faced many challenges and one of them was how to cope with the welfare state under a different political organization. Now that the Soviet rule was gone, what was the road to be taken? Should the State...

13 Jan 2009

Sir William Beveridge - social insurance and allied services, 1942

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

This text is the introduction of the Beveridge Report, called Social Insurance and Allied Services. This report was presented to the British Parliament in November 1942 and was published the on 1st of December 1942. He was commissioned by Arthur Greenwood, in June 1941. William Beveridge...

12 Jan 2009

Why did Clinton Health Security Act of 1993 failed despite the opportunity to reform?

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Reforming the US health care system was one of the top priorities of the presidential battle in 1992 and William Jefferson Clinton managed to appear as the most competent candidate to deliver a comprehensive plan to solve this problem. Since the late 1970's, the country was facing problems...

19 Oct 2004

What is human security?

Essay - 6 pages - International relations

The end of Cold War brought new global challenges to the security field. The arousal of new forms of conflict, such as internal wars and terrorism made it important to rethink civilian protection as the centre of this new perspective of security. Threats to security are no...

12 Jan 2009

Social welfare system in transition: The reform of the pension system

Essay - 8 pages - Social sciences

The transition from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, from communism to democracy, and from unitary to a federal state had extreme consequences for the overall welfare of Russian population: including health services, social protection, and pension system. The Plan for...

05 Aug 2009

Living the dream: Social climbers during Georgian England

Case study - 6 pages - Medieval history

Throughout all of history there has been a desire for status. Both men and women have set out to achieve it. However, because of the constraints placed on women through most of history, their aspiration and realization of status has been tainted. The Georgian era (1714- 1830) during British...