Research Database

East Asian History & Western Misperception

A 5 page research paper that argues that the traditional orientation of Western historians toward East Asian history is deceptive and inadequate. The writer then argues that thesis of Edward Said in Orientalism can be applied to the Far East and examples are drawn from Chinese history to support this argument. Bibliography lists 5 sources.


This 10 page paper discusses the problematic nature of Macbeth's belief in the supernatural and the manipulation that occurs due to his superstitions. Quotes cited from text, examples given to support thesis. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 6 page paper reviews and examines Thomas Cahill's book, Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea. Quotes cited from text, examples given to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Importance of Higher Level Education in Law Enforcement

A 4 page emphasis on the fact that police work and education go hand in hand. The thesis is presented that better educated police officers have superior job performance ratings and higher pay. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Why Study E-Business with an International Emphasis?

This 5 page paper is written in two parts explaining how a course on e-business, including e-commerce, with an international emphasis will be good for a student. The first part looks at who and why this course would be good for the student and how this would suit the long and short term career plans. The second part of the paper outlines a graduation thesis which would study "The importance of understanding e-business in developing countries" with an emphasis on Bangladesh, explaining why this is suitable for then student wanting to set up their own consultancy in the future.

What It Means To Become A Critical Educator

A 3 page paper that discusses the major thoughts of three authors, Brookfield, Freire and Hinchey, in terms of being a critical educator. These descriptions lead to the writer's thesis of what becoming a critical educator means. Bibliography lists 5 sources.


This 4 page paper examines the themes of heritage and gender in Cisnero's two short stories: Eleven, and Barbie Q. Quotes cited from text to support thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Crown Heights Community of Brooklyn, New York: My experience as a Christian Living amid a Jewish Neighborhood

Life arts sociology project for Crown Heights community of Brooklyn NY. Thesis Christian Living in a Jewish neighborhood, friendship bond and understanding under Mead, Cooley and Freud. 8 works cited. jvCrownH.rtf

Are the Poor Lazy?

This 6 page paper provides an argument that says that the poor deserve their plights because they are lazy. Theories of Marx, Aristotle and Locke are used to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Poetry of Wilfred Owen

This 5 page paper explicates three of Owen's World War I poems. The thesis of this paper is that Owen is able to evoke emotions through the use of imagery. No additional sources cited.

Neil Postman/ "Technopoly"

A 3 page research paper that analyzes the main thesis of Neil Postman in his book "Technopoly." In this text, Postman asserts that the "thought world" of technology has taken over and threatens the cultural basis for our society, The writer argues that while Postman is right in some of his assumptions, he has interpreted the data in the wrong direction. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This paper covers the concept of child abuse, reviewing the history, definition and what is being done through legislation to reduce the trauma associated with such abuse. The main thesis that the paper supports is that child abuse is not new, however, it's only been during the past century or so that it hasn't been tolerated in the United States. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A Paper on Argumentation

In modern society there is such a plethora of information as well as a myriad of modes of acquiring information that it is difficult for the individual to fully comprehend all aspects of a problem in order to come to a decision or an opinion. This 7 page tutorial explains the process of developing a paper based on analyze, interpretation and argumentation. The thesis for the paper is: an individual must seek sources outside the media in order to make an informed decision. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Analysis of Irigaray's Spiritual Ideas

This 5 page thesis paper delves into this feminist writer's ideas about spirituality and religion. She is compared with Simone de Beauvoir. Irigaray's outstanding contribution to women's spirituality is emphasized. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Modern Gladiator Days

In ten pages this paper presents an overview of how mixed martial arts(MMA) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) have evolved over thousands of years and argues the thesis that the violence has significantly decreased from its brutal ‘cage fighting’ origins. Eleven sources are listed in the bibliography.


This essay supports the assertion of educator and sociologist William Bigelow that teachers are partisian because they influence how the students regard the world around them. In order to support this thesis, the paper uses various examples of the impact that teachers have on their students -- students of all ages.

The Problem With the Single-Bullet Theory

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the single-bullet theory that many accept in respect to the JFK assassination. The theory is explored but the thesis of the paper is that the theory brings up more questions than it answers. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 6 page paper deals with the analysis of two authors' opinions on Globalization. The major arguments that each present are listed as well as refutations to those thesis. Examples, quotes, citations offered. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Analysis of the Bobby Seale book, Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party:

This 6 page paper discusses the politics of the group the Black Panthers. This analysis is based on the thesis that this group is extremist and not viable based on their ideology which advocates change outside of all current lawful avenues. Bibliography lists 1 source.


This 6 page paper gives a brief overview of Thomas Hardy's book, The Mayor of Casterbridge. The main thesis is if character determines destiny. Examples and quotes are given from the text to support the statement. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This essay by Jane Tompkins is analyzed for thesis and the arguements that she utilizes in proving her main theme. Bibliography lists 1 source.


This 5 page paper gives a brief overview of Anne Twinam's book, Public Lives, Private Lives. A review is given which examines the credibility of both the author and the work and gives examples from the text (cited) which support the author's thesis. Bibliography lists 1 sources.


This 5 page paper gives the basic belief system of both Confucianism and Christianity and does a comparison and contrasting of their beliefs. Included are specific quotes from text from each religion as well as arguing the thesis that both have the same goals. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Theme of Power and Charisma in Suetonius's The Twelve Caesars and Machiavelli's The Prince

This 5 page paper takes a look at both works to support the thesis that while power is essentially a theme for both works, the charismatic aspects in each is substantial. The concept of charisma is examined. No additional sources cited.

R.K. Narayan/The Construction of Self in "The Guide"

A 5 page analysis of R.K. Narayan's novel, The Guide, which focuses on Narayan's ideas on the construction of self. The writer argues that the thesis proposed in the book states that it is the actions of a person that serve to define who they are, not necessarily their background or whom they think they are. No additional sources cited.

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