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This 3-page assignment focuses on Badwar's article on "The Circumstance of Justice," in the book Philisophical Perspectives on Sex and Love. In this article, Badwar argues against Sandel's theory on Inverse Proportionality.


This 5-page paper supports the thesis that the United States military should not be used as the world's global police force. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Susan Glaspell/Trifles

An 8 page research paper/essay that analyzes Susan Glasgpell's major thesis in her 1916 play "Trifles," which tells how two women discern the motive and circumstances between a murder and hide evidence that would have implicated the man's wife because they can see that the woman was abused. The writer argues that Glaspell's main point is that the women constitute a jury of "peers" and have the background to judge the woman's conduct accurately while the men in the play do not. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Implications for Difference: The Language of Men and Women

This 8 page paper posits that men and women speak a different language. Based on gender and language studies, the author seeks to prove the thesis by looking at studies by Elisabeth Kuhn, Deborah Tannen, Roberta Hall, and anthropologists from earlier years like Ember and Ember. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Most Genius Person of the 20th Century:

This 3 page paper examines the contributions of Albert Einstein and determines that he was the most genius iindividual of the 20th century, and that his discoveries contributed signficantly to western culture. This paper highlights his major theories and discoveries as means of supporting the thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Thesis Proposal: The Effect of Live Video on the Learning Process

This 4 page paper is divided into four parts: Hypothesis, Statement of Interest, Literature Review and Methodology. The proposal for a research project includes literature on how the use of video impacts students in a learning situation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Military Offenses in Populated Areas

A 3 page paper arguing the thesis statement, “Over the years, it has become obvious that the U.S. Army’s use of tactical artillery and smart bombs in city combat saves lives.” The paper uses examples of Hue, Vietnam and Baghdad in both the Persian Gulf and Iraq Wars. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Thesis and Purpose: Get Out of Iraq Now!

This 5 page paper presents a thesis and supports it: the U.S. should get out of Iraq now. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Uniform and Adaptive Strategies in International Business; Which is Best?

It has been argued that the adoption of a uniform strategy across the globe enables a company to benefit from a range of potential synergies that can provide it with competitive advantages. Others, however, have argued that adapting strategy to fit idiosyncratic national market characteristics is key to a company’s success in theses markets. This 14 page paper looks at each of these perspectives to consider which, is any, is the correct perspective. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Media's Responsibility for the Obesity Epidemic

This 3 page paper examinees the thesis submitted by a student that "food advertising has a negative influence on children and what they eat." Whether or not obesity and overeating is a moral issue is carefully examined. It is suggested that media should take some responsibility for the problem. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Deleterious Effects of Computer Gambling

This 5 page paper addresses this compelling issue. Gambling addiction is only one reason considered to support a thesis opposing Internet gaming. The paper concludes that Internet gambling sets people up to lose money and should be illegal in all states. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 4-page paper is an analysis of Peter Singer's "Practical Ethics," as it applies to animal versus human suffering. The main argument of the thesis is that animals have the same capacity for suffering as do humans, and such suffering shouldn't be ignored.


This 6 page paper discusses the two novels of Nella Larsen: QuickSand and Passing for themes of race and gender. Quotes cited from both texts to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Colombia drug cartel

An annotated bibliography of sources for a thesis on the Colombia drugs cartels, with reference to US foreign policy and international law. Bibliography lists 7 sources

Herbert Gans/Urban Villagers

A 5 page book review that examines Professor Herbert J. Gans' landmark work The Urban Villagers, which was originally published in 1962 and revised and updated in 1982. This volume is considered to be a "classic statement against urban renewal and the effects it can have on community ties and patterns" (Herbert J. Gans). The writer summarizes the book's content and relates Gans' principal thesis, which argues against urban renewal projects that displace the poor. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Brooklyn's Lower Class as Depicted in Selby's Last Exit to Brooklyn

This 6 page paper provides quotes and an analysis of three characters in this thesis paper that focuses on social stratification. Selby's portrayal is discussed in depth.

Anorexia: A Lifestyle Choice

A 12 page overview of abnormal eating behaviors and their potential causes. This paper presents the thesis that anorexia is not a disease caused by images in media but rather a lifestyle choice made by people on a personal level. Bibliography lists 12 sources.


This 4-page paper focuses on an argumentative essay that proves that children of divorce aren't necessarily impacted by the divorce itself -- but rather, the type of divorce it is. The essay presents pro and con arguments, as well as a thesis statement. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Why the Mac Operating System is Best

This 3 page paper compares the Mac operating system with Windows and presents a great deal of information to support the thesis that the Mac is better. Comparisons are made in terms of graphics, availability of software and many other aspects of computing. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Science Cannot Reach Definite Conclusions

This 4 page thesis paper supports the point of view that science is not definite. Two articles --one by Stephen J. Gould and the other by Fox--are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Willy Loman, Not a Tragic Hero

A 4 page essay that argues that Willy Loman, from Arthur Miller’s play “Death of a Salesman” was not a tragic hero. In defending this thesis, the writer discusses Aristotle’s criteria in regards to the characterization of the tragic hero and then relates this to the play. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Maxine Hong Kingston and Maya Angelou: Autobiographical Reflections of Women

This 9 page paper provides an overview of a research paper that compares Maxine Hong Kingston and Maya Angelou's autobiographies. This paper provides a thesis statement, an outline, and reference sections, as well as a paper on the topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Marriage is Detrimental to the Freedom of Women

This 6 page paper examines several films, plays, short stories and so forth to provide support for the thesis that women are unfulfilled in marriage. Both life and literature is discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Why Deconstructivism Will Never Last

This 15 page paper examines this movement in architecture. This thesis paper argues that the movement will not last and explains why. Research is provided to support the assumptions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Plight of Arab Women

This 4 page paper supports a student's thesis that women in the Arab world want change. Bibliography lists 4 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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