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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.

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.

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.

Healthcare in Germany -- 1981 to Present

This 6 page report discusses healthcare issues in Germany and the problems and challenges it has to face in the past twenty years. Many of the same issues that have confronted other nations -- universal insurance coverage, healthcare reform, services for at-risk populations, ever-increasing budget concerns, and more -- have proven to be problems for Germany as well. Elected officials, healthcare providers, the general public and all others involved in the field of health and medicine have had to face such problems. 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.

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.

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 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.

The Argument in Favour of Continued Social Housing to Provide Affordable Housing in the UK

This 10 page paper looks at the arguments for and against affordable housing, with particular attention to social housing. The aim of the paper is to assess whether social housing should be abandoned. The conclusion supports the need for social housing to be retained. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Social Worker Ethical Dilemmas Reported In Media

A 3 page paper. The essay reports two real cases involving social workers and ethical dilemmas. The two ethical philosophies cited are utilitarianism and Kohlberg's stages of moral development. The essay reports the actions of each social worker, if the actions followed their code of ethics, alternative ethical actions, an explanation of two ethical theories and how the social workers' actions meshed with these theories. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

THE I-5 KILLER

This 16 page document details the killing spree of Randy Woodfield in the early 1980's. Also included are the investigative procedures used to bring him to trial, as well as details of the case. Also included are a complete profile of Woodfield, his childhood, possible psychological profile, and typification of his victims. Profiling and procedures as utilized by the FBI also included. Bibliograhy lists 8 sources.

Healthcare Leadership: The Role of Women

This 5 page white paper discusses the problem that there are too few women executives within upper management in healthcare. After describing the problem and its background, the writer offers a summary of the recommendation provided in literature before presenting conclusions about the best course to take in addressing the problem. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Case Study Group Performance

An 8 page paper. A research team identified specific problems concerning group productivity in a hospital. They were role conflicts within groups, communication problems among group members, lack of cohesiveness in diverse groups, and excessive intergroup conflict. Each was discussed separately with recommendations for resolving the problem. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

PowerPoint Presentation for Pizza Restaurant Expansion

This 5 page paper is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation demonstrating a decision making process. The sides look at the problem faced by a pizza restaurant which has been successful and now has insufficient capacity to satisfy its customers. The slides present the problem, identify the objectives need to be satisfied in solving the problem, and then identified and assessed three potential solutions. The last two slides present the solution and an implementation plan.

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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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Bibliography

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