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Business Ethics (Annotated Bibliography)

This 6 page paper examines journal articles, primarily in the marketing realm. Ethics is included in this annotated bibliography that contains five sections. There are three articles listed in each topic section. Topics are distribution, pricing, marketing research, targeting and promotion. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

LITERARY REVIEW: PIDGIN, CREOLE AND LINGUA FRANCAS SITES

This paper provides a "literature review" about web sites and article discussing the topics of creole, pidgin and lingua francas. The paper itself notes that, although there is not much information available about the aformentioned topics, linguists are starting to become interested in these versions of language. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Educational Journal Entries

A 9 page paper discussing 3 topics for educational students' journals and a suggested activity for each. Topics include making conferences more effective; inclusion and multiculturalism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Women's Curse

An 8 page essay that offers the author's personal reflections on the topic of menstrual blood and relates this topic to the status of women in society. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

NICKEL AND DIMING AND NOT GETTING BY IN AMERICA

This 5 page paper is a brief essay on the novel of Barbara Ehrenreich and the topic of welfare reform in America. The topics covered include suggestions for reform, her experiences as one of the working poor, and her insights regarding social reforms. The bibliography lists 1 source.

Work of Thomas Szasz/Connection between body & mind

A 5 page research paper that first of all examines the book The Myth of Mental Illness by Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. and then selecting on of Dr. Szasz's topics from the book‹in this case, hypochondria‹discusses the topic and how it relates to Szasz's book. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

ADD/ADHD Students And Music Education: A Study Proposal

This 10 page paper discusses a study proposal to investigate if ADD/ADHD high school students have less difficulty learning music than they do learning other subject areas. The proposal includes and introduction, hypothesis, literature review, method, and conclusion. There is a dearth of information on this topic and yet given the proven benefits of music and the overwhelming amount of research on ADD/ADHD, it is surprising to find so little in the literature that addresses this topic. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Welfare Reform in New Jersey

In 5 pages the author discusses welfare reform in New Jersey. There are many current public administration topics in the state of New Jersey. One that stands out, which as been a topic for quite some time is that of Welfare Reform. The reason for the prominence of the program is that welfare reform seems to promote abortions because it does not pay from additional pregnancies for welfare recipients. Free outline included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Fatherhood in the 1990s

An 8 page research paper that examines the sociological debate that current surrounds the topic of fatherhood. The writer first examines the writing of David Popenoe who maintains that fathers have suffered a severe loss of status in modern society and advocates a renewed emphasis on traditional family structure and values. Popenoe's views are then contrasted and compared to others who have a different perspective on this topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Questions on Nursing Ethics

A 12 page research paper that considered several different topics related to ethics and medical issues. Topics covered include right-to-die issues, stem cell research, and whether nurses should be required to get flu shots. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Multicultural Communication/African Americans

A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of African American communication within the context of the overall topic of multiculturalism. The writer argues that African American communication styles demonstrates the importance of, first of all, understanding the nuances and significance of African American communication and also why a multicultural approach to education is imperative in aiding the academic success of African American children, as well as in fostering improved race relations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Humanism in the Italian Renaissance / Two Viewpoints

A 6 page analysis of two books on this topic--Garin's Italian Humanism; Philosophy and Civic Life in the Renaissance and Baron's The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance: Civic Humanism and Republican Liberty in the Age of Classicism and Tyranny. The writer demonstrates how the strengths and weakness of the two scholarly works are complementary and argues that studying them both gives a good overview of this topic. No additional sources cited.

Creating an Asthma Education Program

An 8 page research paper which examines topics which should be covered in establishing an education program which will empower both the asthma patient and the patient's family to take control of this chronic, yet controllable disease. The writer covers such topics as creating a personalized care plan, the role of allergens, and how to control them in the home environment. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Racial View of Masculinity

An 8 page research paper that offers an outline for a research proposal. The writer, first of all, introduces the topic of how conceptions of masculinity vary according to cultural background which includes race and ethnicity. The writer then proposes that a brief survey of popular media may prove to be enlightening as to how the topic of masculinity is perceived differently by White and Black men. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Question on Grapes of Wrath

A 5 page research paper that answer 4 specific topics taken from John Steinbeck's class novel The Grapes of Wrath. Topics addressed include the significance of the federal migrant camp; the characterization of Ma Joad; the characterization of Tom Joad and the way that the Joad family handles loss and demonstrates strength throughout the novel. No additional sources cited.

Motivation & Success in Women's Sports

A 15 page research paper that examines this topic. While there are similarities between these elements for male and female athletes, it is also true that for women, there are obstacles to motivation and confidence that stem from social and cultural beliefs. Due to this fact, the writer first begins with an examination of historical background on women's sports, but then quickly proceeds to discussing current studies that address motivation and success. Topics also addressed include women in coaching and successful women athletes. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Introduction to the Church in History

A 10 page research paper that offers an overview of early Catholic Church history. Topics covered include the New Testament, Apostolic Fathers, growth and expansion of the Christianity, heresies, and others. All topics are examined briefly. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

Questions on Terrorism

A 5 page research paper that addresses several topics pertaining to terrorism, its investigation, nature and how terrorists are tried. Topics addressed are what one's trash can reveal about a person; the difference between domestic and international terrorism; the Christian Identity Movement (hate organizations); and how terrorist trials differ from conventional trials. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Controversy Regarding Embedded Reporters in Iraq

This 5 page paper provides three article reviews regarding the topic of embedded reporting. An introduction and conclusion are also included in addition to the three distinct reviews. The topic is tied together in the conclusion and several relevant points are discussed such as their right to be there, and the dangers to the journalists and the troops. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Christian perspective/4 topics

A 5 page research paper that examines 4 articles on 4 different topics from a Christian perspective. The topics are: premarital sex, temptation in the Book of Proverbs, relationships, and the role of the Christian husband and wife. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

How People Learn

A 7 page research paper that explores the topic of how people learn. The topics covered include learning morality, impact of the environment, the nature of learning, theories of learning and cognitive processes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Programs

A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Utilization Management

A 11 page research paper that discusses the topic of hospital utilization management (UM) in regards to specific questions. Topics covered include the relevance of UM to hospital financial stability and its effect on nursing staff. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Montessori, Piaget, Logico-Mathematical, Liebeck

An 8 page paper that discusses a number of topics beginning with how math is found in a young child's daily life. The other sections include discussions on logico-mathematical knowledge, Montessori's ideas about math in a child's life, Piaget's stages of development, assimilation, accommodation and equilibrium, Liebeck's ELPS model. The relationships between these different topics are include din the discussions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

The Baptism, Eucharist, Ministry Document

An 8 page paper that discusses specific topics from this document. The essay begins by discussing Tillard's Preface in a book and focuses on recognition. Other topics discussed in the essay include responses from some churches, the need for unity, the Eucharist, Apostolic faith and faith through the ages. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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