Research Database

The Typification of Social Problems

This 3 page paper examines how certain social problems are generalized. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Poverty and the Typification of Poverty in the U.S.

This 3 page paper discusses poverty and the typification of poverty as a social problem in the U.S. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Addiction in Adolescence

In a paper of 3 pages, the author reflects on the issue of adolescent substance abuse which is a growing problem in the United States. Whether evaluating alcohol or illegal drug use, adolescent substance use disorder has become a significant public health issue in this country. In addressing the problem of addiction in adolescence, the author identifies the different possible causative factors and then relate to approaches to presenting addiction in the news and social perspectives around addiction and recovery for youth populations. There are 4 sources listed.

The 2004 Tsunami and Social Vulnerability

This 14 page paper examines the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and considers the way in which social vulnerability was present and played a role in the level of causalities and problems in recovery. The paper starts by looking at the disaster and then the concpet social vulnerability before applying it to the situation and assessing the way it applies to the case. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

The Attitudes of Nurses and Social Workers Working with Alcoholism

This 20 page paper provides a review of the current literature regarding the issue of alcoholism and the attitudes of nurses and social workers who are employed in positions working with alcoholic clients and their families. This literature review promotes an understanding of the problem of alcoholism and the issues that stem from developing nursing and social service practices for indivudals with this condition. Bibliographhy lists 20 sources.

Managing the Performance of a Social Worker

This 4 page paper examines a scenario provided by student. A professional and previously competent social worker is suffering from personal problems which are impacting on their work. The paper is written from a HRM and ethics perspective, and considers the way in which the problem may be addressed in an ethical and efficient manner. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Social Conflict Theory

This 3 page paper pertains to evaluation of a program that is based on social conflict theory. Restoration House's New Hope for Families program, which is a community-based residential treatment program for women with dependent children who have substance abuse problems. The writer describes the program but qualifies full approval with the recommendation that policies must be devised that address the problems of the women who relapse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Sociology, Culture, & Learning -- A Theoretical Examination

A 5 page essay exploring specific sociological issues: social factors involved in learning; how social structure creates social order in a culture; how social structure and culture have changed over the last 50 years. Theories are offered in terms of learning as a social act. Social order is explained. Bibliography is included.

IBM: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

A 6 page paper which examines IBM, in relationship to its problems in the recent past, its problems today’s, and the the future of the company. Problems with Microsoft, in the early days, is discussed, as well as more recent problems involving allegations regarding Argentina. In terms of competition, today and in the future, it appears as though IBM is winning the race, and will continue to do so. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Social Media Marketing

An 8 page paper that discusses five issues related to social media marketing: the reasons it is becoming popular; the advantages and disadvantages; how social media is helping Pepsi; two business using social media effectively; and the impact of social media over the next decade. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Interfaith Marriage & Social Problems

4 pages in length. An interesting look at interfaith marriages and the unfair social problems they result in-- These issues are looked at both in terms of the unexpected feelings that a typical interfaith couple will have towards one another and also, of course, with regard to society's own prejudicial treatment. Various issues concerning the raising of children are highlighted as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The American Drug War

8 pages based upon findings in five journal articles which maintain that the social programs and ideas such as "The War on Drugs" are overreaching political ploys to distract our attention from the real issues at-hand. It is argued based upon statistical data and scholarly example that the "drug problem" in the U.S. is not nearly as terrible as we are led to believe it is. Writer is considerably thorough in argument. Bibliography lists the 5 sources analyzed within the body of the paper.

Aspects of Old Testament Scripture

This 9 page paper consists of 3 short paper, 3 pages each, which address the social role and position of prophets, the role of Hokmah in Proverbs 1-9 in relation to the problem-solving skills of Naomi and Esther and the view of female sexuality in the Song of Songs compared with the positions of the Latter Prophets. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Drugs, A Social Problem That Cannot be Solved

This 4 page paper presents an argument that the social problem of illicit drugs cannot be solved by the current policy of the US. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Hispanic Parents' Behaviors/Child Outcomes

This 3 page paper offers a brief review of literature that pertains to a proposed study that will investigate the relationship between Hispanic parental stress and the development of social-emotional problems in their children. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Counselor Accepting Friend Request

An 8 page paper that presents the background for a case study. The essay identifies what the counselor did wrong with social media. The essay uses an approved ethical analysis procedure that mentions the ACA code, identifying the problem, ethical dilemmas, and recommendations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Hypothetical Nonprofit Analysis

A 9 page paper. The introduction provides background on the hypothetical organization. The rest of the paper reports the problems the consultant identified and some ways to resolve those problem. Most are people problems but there is one equipment problem. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Social justice and capitalism

A 4 page paper which considers the problems of achieving social justice under a capitalist system, and whether it is possible for capitalism to adapt. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Ramifications of the Current Economic Crisis to American Social Systems

This 6 page paper addresses the major problem areas affecting social systems in the American economic crisis related job loss, foreclosures, health care, education, and financial systems. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Social Security / Benefits or Bust?

This is an 8 page paper that looks at the Social Security system; it's history, benefits and problems. Many believe that there will not be funds available to continue providing benefits beyond the first quarter of the next century. This paper looks at some of the reasons this has come about and delineates strategies as posed by three major bills. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Pornography as a Social Problem

This 15 page paper presents both sides of the pornography issue. It argues that pornography may be a social problem, but also addresses questions that come up such as where to draw the line. Issues concerning sexual addiction, child pornography, the reality or mythology of snuff films and whether or not pornography degrades women, is included. Class factors are also discussed. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

Self-Efficacy/Childhood Obesity

A 4 page research paper that explores two topics. The first topic addressed is self-efficacy and its influence on human behavior. The second topic is the advantages of taking a social marketing approach to the problem of childhood obesity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Individual And Team Creativity

A 4 page paper. Problem solving and creativity are much discussed topics in all venues. This essay discusses creative problem solving. It discuses methods and techniques and it comments on the value of the team in problem solving. The creative problem solving method is reported. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Assessment and Solutions for HR Problems at Stylist Wholesaler Boutique Clothier

This 10 page paper looks at a set of HR problems supplied by the student. The paper stats by identifying the root problems and provide a set of solutions that may be implemented to reduce or eliminate the problems. The problems discussed include the presence of nepotism, lack of commitment by management and employees, a high attrition rate and low motivation. A range of solutions are presented and justified. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

The Wicked Problem of Poor Communication

This 5 page paper looks at the way a problem of poor communication within a workplace may be framed in order to find a situation. The problem is perceived as a 'wicked problem', one that os complex and difficult to fully resolve. The paper considers how the problem may be approached from the perceptive of a scholar practitioner.

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