Research Database

The Impact of Substance Abuse on Parenting

This 18 page paper is a proposal, literature review and methodology with a pilot study for a dissertation looking at the impact of substance abuse, such as drug addiction or alcohol abuse, on parenting, specifically the way in which substance abuse can impair parent - child communications directly and indirectly. The paper considers prenatal substance abuse and the way it may impact a child’s development and communisations abilities, then the abuse of substances after birth and the direct interference it may cause. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

Annotated Bibliography

This 41 page paper is an in-depth annotated bibliography prepared for a dissertation investigating low cost airlines in Ireland and the UK and potential future strategies. The bibliography lists 55 sources which range from generic strategy reference books to academic papers and articles and news articles and case studies concerning companies such as British Airways, RyanAir, EasyJet and the first airline company to follow a low cost strategy; Southwest Airlines. The sources are summarised and their usefulness assessed. The paper contains 55 sources.

Wuthering Heights/Research Proposal

A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a dissertation proposal addressing Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The writer proposes a research project intended to substantiate the interpretation of the novel that sees the Catherine/Heathcliff relationship in terms other than as lovers. The outlines of the project are related according to the structure recommended by Francis, Brok and Carstene in The Proposal Cookbook. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Commercial Banking Loan and Guarantee Facilities and Credit Risk Management

This 6 page paper is a research project or dissertation proposal to examine the way in which loan and guarantee facilities are managed in terms of their risk. The aim of the project is to identify the best risk management practices and adjust existing models where necessary. The proposal includes the aims and objectives, a brief literary review, methodology, required resources and a short research plan. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

The success of the AKP Party in Turkey has been due to their success in communicating that they are a moderate unified party despite their religious foundation.

This 10 page paper is an outline for a project or dissertation that examines how and why the AKP (Truth and Justice Party) in Turkey have become so popular. The paper outlines the area of research with primary and secondary research questions and then undertakes a brief literature review to indicate the direction of the the proposed research. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

How The Low-Cost Airlines Influence The Strategy Of Traditional Airlines

This 10 page paper looks at how low cost airlines can and have influences the strategies of the entire airline industry. The paper is a proposal for a dissertation with an outline of methodology and a lengthy literature review that shows the student how this is seen in both he US and the EU and may be applied with primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Potential Contribution Of RFID in the Supply Chain

Radio Frequency Identification has been cited as having a great deal of potential to create value in the supply chain. This 10 page paper is a dissertation proposal to study how this technology may create value. The paper includes a lengthy literature review as well as objectives and methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Impact of China on Global Supply; A Research Proposal

This 18 page paper considers how and why China may have a significant impact on world trade. China is not a member of the World Trade Organization and is activity participating in world trade. This country is projected at becoming the largest economy and also has a massive potential capacity to increase the supply of goods. This paper undertakes a literature review to assess the development and level of the potential increase and outlines a methodology for primary research for a dissertation. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

Peacekeeping in Africa: A View of ECOWAS Activities, Past and Present

This 60 page paper outlines a dissertation on the issue of peacekeeping in Africa. Specifically, this paper outlines the view of ECOWAS, including a focus on past, present and future activities. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

Technology Transfer in the Middle East

This 3 page paper is a dissertation proposal to assess the most successful strategies for attracting and them leveraging technological transfer in the Middle East. The paper presents an introduction with aims and objectives, a brief literature review and outlines a methodology for the project. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Research Proposal: Airline Industry Profitability and Risk Management

A 73 page paper discussing risk management and its effects on profitability in the airline industry. The paper is a dissertation proposal, providing a brief literature review; discussion of the literature review method of study; qualitative analysis; and a plan for assessment of the information gained from the literature review-based study. Bibliography lists 45 sources.

The Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 6 page dissertation proposal for a paper outlining the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This proposal also focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 65 page dissertation that outlines the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This research study focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 43 sources.

CDI Training In The World Of Manufacturing

A 23 page dissertation proposal concerning a research project involving administrators of major corporations. The research proposed would serve to determine if CDi training is in fact the best method of training. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

I.B.M.'s RISC Technology / A Model Dissertation Proposal

A model 8 page dissertation proposal to discuss the possibility of preparing research into whether or not IBM's RISC technology is likely to remain a worthwhile strategy in the future. Goals, barriers & issues, and a fairly lengthy bibliography are included. This paper is linked to a complete version (Ibmrisc.wps; 20 pages)-- Please send us for more details.

Model Dissertation Proposal / Drugs & Psychology

A 20 page model research proposal designed to present plans for a dissertation on the prevalence of family-- (not social) influences in instigating drug abuse. The writer posits that the breakdown of family life occurring during the latter portion of the 20th century, is largely responsible for the increase in abuse problems we are experiencing today. Bibliography lists approximately 30 sources.

Low Self-esteem and Diminished Social Skills as Strong Causal Factors for Drug Abuse in Adolescents

This 60 page paper considers the impact of low self-esteem and poor social skills as determinants of a propensity for drug abuse in adolescents. This model research dissertation proposal outlines a study of adolescent drug abusers and possible indicators for their behavior, and includes consideration of external factors influencing socialization and self-esteem development, including parental drug and alcohol use and childhood sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 94 sources.

The FCC and the First Amendment: Regulation of the Airwaves

This 20 page paper outlines a dissertation based on the hypothesis that the regulation of radio and television is not serving the greater public good and is unnecessary restriction of free speech based on a public interest standard. This paper also outlines the primary reasoning behind FCC regulations and the distinction made between freedom of speech claims and the arguments that exist for this type of regulation. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Dissertation Proposal for International Strategy and the Use of the Internet as a Tool of Globalisation

This 14 page paper looks at the trend of internationalization and he use of the internet in this trend. The sample of a dissertation proposal proposes that the student over a period of four months will formulate a new business model regarding international trade by way of the World Wide Web. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Reason, Nature & Progress - The Elements of an Enlightened Age

A 2 page paper that discusses the elements of reason, nature and progress as they were interpreted and presented by the philosophers of the Age of Enlightenment. Discussed are Thomas Hobbes' The Elements of Law Natural and Politic (1640), John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau's A Dissertation on the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind (1755). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

An Apologia for Medea

This 5 page report uses the character of Medea and presents an argument in her behalf or an “apologia” that follows the logic and reasoning of Gorgias’ “Encomium of Helen.” To apply a persuasive apologia for Medea in a fashion similar to Gorgias’ dissertation for Helen requires that one consider the interpretation of the import of the crime and the resulting condemnation of its perpetrator. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Married Women in the Workplace; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation that will study the influences that act on married women determining whether or not they actively participate in the workplace. The paper considers the background, the research question, a brief literary review as well as considering how the study may be conducted. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Currency Stabilisation in Russia

This 5 page paper is an outline for a dissertation on the way in which the Russia has tried to stabilise its' currency. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Strategic Management; HRM in a changing Environment

This 5 page paper is the proposal for a dissertation on the way in which human resource practices are being effecting in both the public and the private sector by the need to view human capital as a resource and maximise its value. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Women in Business

22 pages. Women are becoming a more integral part of business every day, even becoming CEO's of large corporations. But there is still a question as to whether women are treated equally in business, and whether or not they are given the respect and support of that of their male counterparts. This dissertation will consider those findings and whether or not women are looked upon as being effective managers of everything from the small business to the largest of corporations. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Bibliography

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