Research Database

Darwin's Theory and the Idea of the Human

This 3 page paper discusses the relationship between Darwin's theory and the idea of the human being. Bibliography lists 2 sources

Patricia Limerick: "Haunted America"

This 5 page paper examines Patricia Limerick's view of the traditional methods of studying history and whether or not her ideas make sense.

“The Six Great Ideas” By Mortimer J. Adler

A 2.5 page book report which provides a detailed summary and critique of philosopher Mortimer J. Adler’s book, "The Six Great Ideas."


This 3-page argumentative essay supports the idea that flexible scheduling ("flex time") is a definite necessity in today's office place.

A Conceptual Metaphor for Life

This 6 page paper is an essay on the idea that the most useful metaphor for life is that of a journey

The Significance of Antonio Gramsci’s Ideas

A 5 page paper which examines the significance and relevance of the ideas of Antonio Gramsci. Bibliography lists 4 sources


This 6-pager paper analyzes educational activist Anita Garland and her ideas for school reform.


This 3-page paper is an analysis of various business intelligence tools, offering the idea that the tools are good for numbers-crunching.

W.D. Ross and the Philosophy of Pleasure and Pain

This 3 page paper explores some of the ideas of philosopher W.D. Ross with regard to intrinsic good, pleasure and pain.

Marx's Ideas About Human Consciousnesses

This 3 page paper examines Marx's ideas about human consciousness. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Comparison of Plato and Aristotle's Ideas of Forms

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about Plato's Forms and justice. The author of this paper also compares this to Aristotle's ideas. There are three sources cited in this paper.


This 14-page paper covers the idea that disaster mitigation and planning might be more effective at a local and household level. Discussions center on Hurricanes Andrew, Harvey and Katrina, as well as infrastructure planning. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Christian Faith, Human Services

This 4 page paper discusses Human Services, the concept of the image of God (imago Dei), and how these ideas are related. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The History and Philosophy of the Juvenile Justice System

In a paper of six pages, the author writes about the juvenile justice system. The author of this paper discusses the history and the ideas behind the juvenile justice system. There are four sources cited in this paper.

Finding Happiness: Women's Search for Independence in 3 Works

This 7 page essay profiles 3 works, which are: a poem by Gwendolyn Brook, "The Beam Eaters"; a short story by Kate Chopin, "The Story of an Hour"; and a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis. The writer discusses the thesis that women's search happiness has been intrinsically associated with their search for acknowledgement of their dignity and worth as individuals and not solely for their roles as wife and mother. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Lord of the Flies, Simon and Piggy

This 5 page essay focuses on William Golding's Lord of the Flies and the roles played by Simon and Piggy in supporting his main thesis. Bibliography cites only the primary source.

Language Shapes Thoughts

A 9 page paper. One of the more recent questions about language is: Does language shape thoughts? This is the topic discussed in this essay. The paper is written in the format of a research paper. Literature t the thesis is includes as are two written opinions against the premise. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Adoption and the Right to Know

This 12 page paper delineates the importance of an adopted individual having access to information about their biological parents. The paper includes a Roman Numeral outline and argues the thesis that this information is necessary from a medical and sociological perspective. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Significance of the Garden for Eve and Enkidu

This 8 page thesis driven paper compares and contrasts Eve and Enkidu. The significance of the garden is explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Allen, And I will Praise Him

This 5 page essay pertains to Ronald B. Allen's text And I Will Praise Him, A Guide to the Psalm. The writer provides a personal response to Allen's principal thesis and his text and discusses the Psalms in reference to the comfort and support they offer to believers. Bibliography cites only the text.

The Physical Structure of Cultural Tradition

This 4 page paper presents the thesis that the physical disruption of inner city ghettos, small town America, or even traditional Native American lands translates into the disruption of more ephemeral traditions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and Personal Growth

A 3 page essay that discusses the thesis that the play continues to have contemporary significance because it illustrates the human need for personal growth and the obtainment of full adult autonomy and self-determination. No additional sources are cited.

Addiction Assessment

This 3 page paper describes chapters 1, 2 and 5 of a thesis that pertains to addiction assessment, Olmeztoprak, E. (2010), "Therapist-initiated addiction assessment procedures of marriage and family therapists in the southwest United States." No additional sources are cited.

Friedson, Preface to Musical Experience in Tumbuka Healing

This 6 page essay offers summation and reflection that focuses on the Preface from Friedson's text. The writer explains Friedson's thesis in the text and relates this to modern practices. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Democracy And Terrorism

An 8 page paper that begins with a thesis which suggests that a lack of democracy is not the only cause of terrorism. The paper explores the general consensus that terrorism is caused by having no means of expressing dissatisfaction. Other motivations are discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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