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Mill's View on Freedom of Expression

This 10 page paper explores John Stuart Mill's On Liberty and how it relates to freedom of expression. Quotes from the work are included. Many examples from contemporary society are provided. The concept of personal freedom is explored in depth. No additional sources cited.

Challenges Faced by a Newly-Independent Nation -- Croatia

This 3 page report discusses the fact that some of the 21st century world’s newest independent nations are actually nations with some of the oldest cultures. However, for whatever political, economic, or imperialistic reason they were able to escape, they have found themselves facing the multiple challenges of establishing their governments, determining their national priorities, providing the social services their people need, and paying for it all. Croatia is used as an example to illustrate such a process. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Changes in the Roles of Women in Africa

This 5 page report discusses the various changes in the status of women and women's roles in Africa through pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial times. The entire issue of gender and gender roles serves as just one more example of the depth of complexity of any issue related to Africa, whether in terms of history or the modern Africa. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

James Fenimore Cooper's 'Last Of The Mohicans'/ Romancing The Mohicans

A 7 page paper discussing The Last of the Mohicans as a classic American example of an early Romantic novel. It provides a short history and definition of Romanticism, then analyzes the novel from the point of view of setting, characterization, and theme. Bibliography lists six sources.

Shakespeare & the Effectiveness of Death / Juliet vs. Cleopatra

This insightful and analytical 8 page paper compares the deaths of two of Shakespearean characters : Juliet (Romeo & Juliet) and Cleopatra (Antony & Cleopatra). The thesis is argued that while their two stories did indeed have many similarities, Juliet's death was a much more effective one from a literary standpoint as Cleopatra's death was not as striking nor as saddening. Numerous examples from each story are provided to support this point. Bibliography lists 6 critical sources.

Women’s Participation in Revolutionary Activities: A Look at Mary Jemison

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and their importance during the revolutionary era. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

El Niño's Effects on Agriculture

A 5 page paper discussing the change of global weather patterns common with the cyclical El Niño originating in the Pacific Ocean. It has been said that the farmer is the finest example of compulsive gambler in existence. That El Niño events will continue to occur is a given, but prediction and management of them can minimize their negative effects while allowing some producers to take advantage of temporary conditions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Marketing of New Films

This 8 page paper considers the importance of marketing strategies in the positioning of new films within the American audience. This paper utilizes contemporary examples, including the Blair Witch Project, to understand the way in which technology and other marketing strategies have been implemented to link specific genre with marketing theories to determine the best position in a given audience. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Personality Theory

This 7 page paper explores general ideas about personality theory including current perspectives. It also offers a description of Erikson's eight ages of man as found in his Childhood and Society, each stage is dependent on the one before it. This is an example of the psychoanalytic perspective of personality theory. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Capitalism vs. Planned Socialism

A 5 page investigation of the similarities and differences between capitalism and planned socialism. Examples are given of both. The writer posits that true capitalism does not exist anywhere in the world. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Marketing Plan Evaluation

A 6 page comprehensive overview of how corporations develop marketing/advertising plans and then evaluate their effectiveness. Specific examples are provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Computers At Work / Effects On Society

This 5 page paper addresses the introduction of the computer into the business world and explores its positive and negative effects on society. Included are examples of industries, such as accounting, engineering and architecture that have been profoundly influenced. Other points addressed include downsizing, loss of privacy and the older population in the work force. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Habitat For Humanity - Egypt

A 5 page paper. following a short introduction to the organization, including statistics on poor families in the world, the paper focuses on activities in Egypt. Two examples of real families are described. Habitat's goals for activities in Egypt are reported. The writer discusses the responsibilities of a project manager. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Managing Resources; Recruitment and Selection Strategies

This 6 page paper looks at how organizations can use resourcing strategies to strategically enhance performance. The paper looks at different resourcing models and concludes by looking at 3 recruitment and 3 selection examples. This is discussed in general terms as well as with reference to the electricity supply organizations. The bibliography cites 4 sources.


This 3-page paper explains the law of diminishing returns and provides examples. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Heilbroner; Capitalism and Inequalty

This 4 page paper looks at Robert Heilbroner's theory concerning capitalism and how capitalist economies create inequality. The paper considers the specific structures and mechanisms of modern capitalism that create these conditions and discusses real life real life examples to evidence the arguments. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Pierce College Scholarship Contest

This is a 4 page paper that shows an example of how to write a paper for a scholarship contest. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Examining an Example of Poor Leadership

This 4 page paper presents an example of poor leadership. The event is examined and considered in the context of leadership theory. Following an assessment of the issues advice is given on how leadership may be improved. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Democratic Nursing Leadership

This 3 page reflective essay offers a hypothetical example of how a nursing manager might discuss use of the democratic leadership style. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Tornado Alley

A 4 page paper that identifies where Tornado Alley is and why it has that nickname. The essay explains what a tornado is and how scientist think it is formed. Some examples of tornadoes are provided. The essay comments on the development of the Great Plains region and how people deal with tornadoes today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Appropriateness in Psychological Testing

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of psychological testing. Appropriate and inappropriate examples of tests are used. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Effects of Joining the Military

A 5 page example paper that addresses writing a personal essay that discusses the effects of joining the military on his life. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

International Law and the Syrian Conflict

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of international law. The UN condemnation of Syria shelling Turkey in October 2012 is used as an example. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Researching Parkinson’s Disease

This is a 9 page paper that provides an overview of the research process. Each step of the research process is documented, including an annotated bibliography, using Parkinson's disease as an example. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Research Design for New Horizons

This 8 page paper presents and justifies the choice of methodology to assess the way a change employees are likely to view a change in an organization, in this case the introduction of a balanced scorecard. The paper presents useful hypothesis which may be used, outlines a methodology, provides an example questionnaire as well as discussing the pros and cons of quantitative and qualitative research. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

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