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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.

Jewish Mothers Empowering Jewish Daughters

A 30 page example of a dissertation proposal that would support the hypothesis that Jewish mothers empower their daughters even in light of signficant cultural, historical, social and religious problems. Bibliography lists 28 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.

Images of Women in Advertising

This 6 page paper considers the different theories regarding how women are portrayed in advertising. Written as the first chapter of a dissertation, the paper outlines different theoretical approaches and then applies these to the way that three magazines, all aimed at different age groups, portray women. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

IP Telephony; A Project Proposal

This 4 page paper is an outline for a dissertation looking at the current status of IP telephony and the future potential in order to project the way in which this technology may be used in the future. The bibliography cites 5 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.

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.

The Impact of Technology on the Insurance Industry

This 45 page paper provides an overview of the insurance industry in Britain, with a focus on how changes in technology have affected the industry. Four sections demonstrate the impact of technology on the organization, the impact on management and technology’s impact on the employee. Finally, the dissertation concludes with a look at how technology has impacted society as a whole, with some attention to the insurance industry. Included in the analysis is the use of tools such as Porter's Five Forces model. Bibliography lists 35 sources.

Contemporary American Movies and their Relationship to American Culture

A seven page paper which looks at the ways in which contemporary American films reflect or satirise modern American culture, including tutorial notes to assist the student in using the paper as the basis for a longer dissertation. Bibliography lists 9 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.

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.

THE CURE FOR LIFE

This 13 page paper examines various religious belief systems, such as Christian and Hinduism, in a philosophical dissertation on what each proposes as a 'cure for life'. Veiw of after life, temptation, death and why mankind NEEDs God. A discussion of salvation from several prospectives is entertained. Numerous quotes from experts in the field. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Research Proposal to Assess the Causes of Employee Theft

This 22 page paper is a research proposal for a full-length dissertation in the causes of employee theft. The problem is considered from the context of security risk management, looking at a number of different theoretical approaches to causes of crime, with an in-depth literature review, and a proposal for a suitable research methodology utilizing quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The bibliography cites 22 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.

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.

Restoration of the Spirit as the Primary Element in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa in Female Patients

This 150 page paper outlines a dissertation on the restoration of the spirit as the primary element in the treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa. This paper considers the overall problem of eating disorders in general and the impact that alternative treatment options, including natural health perspectives, have on the development of successful treatment for anorexia nervosa. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

Four Dissertation Topics For International Finance And Accounting

8 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses NAFTA, Thai baht collapse, Canadian bank merger and reinsurance as potential topics for dissertation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Effects Of Parent Involvement In Education

A 6 page paper that provides an example of Chapter 1 of a dissertation or thesis. The sections included are: the problem, problem background, literature review, purpose of study, hypotheses, limitations and delimitations, definitions, and the importance of the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF CHANGE ON THE EFFICIENCY OF RASHID HOSPITAL

This 66-page paper, written in dissertation format, is a thorough analysis of how Dubai Rashid Hospital in the United Arab Emirates is positioned to anticipate change and reform in health care. The paper includes a thorough analysis of health care reforms both in the UAE and throughout the world as well as a literature review regarding policy, examples of a method study and recommendations to the hospital in light of the research Bibliography lists 35 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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