1700-Word Essay Examples

Sociology

Scientific Research: Ethics and Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Ethics is one of the crucial principles applied in scientific research conducting. Ethics can be defined as conformance to the standards set in specific codes concerning scientific research. As Bhattacherjee (2012) states, “such standards are often defined at a disciplinary level through a professional code of conduct, and sometimes enforced...

Religion

End of Life Decisions: The Christian Worldview

Abstract The case study illustrates a situation where George, a successful attorney in his mid-fifties, is diagnosed with ALS, an incurable degenerative disease that results in complete paralysis, nerve damage, and death. Based on the Christian worldview, he would interpret his suffering based on the notion of fullness of the...

Literature

“Doll’s House” by Ibsen

Introduction The play is called doll’s house written by Ibsen and was meant to deal with social issues. The play appears to be so discordant which has led Ibsen to write a second finale called a barbaric outrage (Blumenfeld 150). The play has used symbolism, where several themes have also...

Politics & Government

An Outline of Death Penalty in America

History of Death Penalty in America The death penalty is considered a capital punishment reserved for some crimes. An offender is sentenced to death in a court of law and subsequently executed using various methods as defined by the State. The execution in America was introduced by the British in...

Tech & Engineering

Cloud Computing Security Framework

The term ‘cloud’ denotes a network. Cloud computing is the systematic delivery of various hosting services provided to clients over the Internet. It aids in the creation, configuration, and customization of commercial applications online. It allows firms and enterprises to easily outsource IT processes, hence giving them ample time to...

Literature

Disregard of Women in “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell

Introduction Trifles was a play written by Susan Glaspell and has attracted a significant audience so far. The play features various styles of literature, including tragedy and legal intervention. The death of Mr. Wright has its roots in the difficult situations that entangle women. Disregarding women led to serious issues,...

Education

Equal Opportunities for Students With Disabilities

Introduction In an increasingly economic-propelled view of individuals by policy-makers and political leaders, there had been a tremendous change as well as pressure on every member of the society to magnify and exploit the capacity of every person. These include the imperative policy to make non-productive individuals with incapacity to...

Politics & Government

The European Union: The History and Structure

Summary The European Union is an economic and political union of countries in the European continent. It currently has 27 member states but this number is predicted to further rise in the future due to the increased number of countries applying for membership. The body was officially formed in 1993...

Law

Criminal Justice: Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions

In the arena of criminal justice, ethical delineations concentrate on issues. Ethical issues are described as the social interrogations often relating to the governmental social control strategies and the inherent impact on the governed. This study aims at presenting lowering police corruption, the role of law, ethical issues for judges,...

Sciences

Separation of the Constituents of an Analgesic Preparation

Objective The objective of this experiment was to separate individual constituents of a given organic sample that had various solubility properties. The chemical process involved extraction of constituent elements because some solutes are highly soluble than others. Drug manufacturers have exploited differences in solubility of individual components in drugs to...

Law

Management and Executive Leadership in Criminal Justice

Introduction The definitions and evaluations of “leadership” and “management” have increasingly gained currency among social scientists and practitioners as organizations and agencies the world over attempt to be versatile, flexible, and adaptable to the needs and expectations of the 21st century (Karimu, 2012). Leadership and management are extremely cherished commodities...

Environment

Green Building-Material Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality Enhancement

Green Building Green building refers to erecting or putting up structures using environmentally efficient ways starting from the initial design, construction, and maintenance to conserve the environment. Several technologies to support green building have emerged about reducing pollution and waste from homes while ensuring occupants’ health is not at risk....

Design

Land Use Planning

Introduction The term land use planning is essentially used to refer to the various measures to take so as to ensure that land is efficiently and effectively used in a way that prevents conflicts. Accordingly, planning is a significant instrument (affecting) regulating development, land uses, and the communities’ needs besides...

History

9/11 Attacks Impact on the Economy

Introduction The catastrophic terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, by the Al-Qaeda terror network is considered the most devastating assault by foreigners on US soil. This attack led to devastating losses of life and property in the US. They also exposed the United State’s vulnerability to international terrorism. The 9/11...

Sciences

Concepts of Stem Cell Research

Introduction Although advantages of scientific discoveries are prevalent in any societal setting, majority of such discoveries have many associated controversies, which ca be economic, social, political, or ethical related. This is because; although the professionals may appreciate such discoveries, religion fanatics or other antagonism groups in the society, with different...

Transportation

Qantas Airline in the Global Airline Industry

Executive Summary Qantas Airline is a ninety-two-year-old Australian aviation carrier. The company is one of the oldest airlines in the world, and one of the few that have survived the occasional global economic crisis. Qantas Airlines began as a small domestic airline within Australia but continued to expand into the...

Tech & Engineering

Electrical Technologies: Battery, Compass, GPS et al.

Battery Equipment and machinery work when these are powered by energizing signals either from electrical sources or batteries. Batteries play a key role in making the equipment and machinery portable and useful in multiple applications. Batteries are mainly of two types; Lead Acid Batteries These are used in vehicles and...

Religion

Islamic Prayer, Fasting, and Garb

Introduction In Islam, humility (Tad’a and/or Khasha’a) is the virtue that informs most of the religious practices. Several Islamic writings dedicate their contents to discussing the importance of humility in great depth including the Qur’an in Al-Anaam 6: 42-43, Al-Araf 7: 55-56, Al-Muminoon 23: 1-2, and Al-Hadid 57: 16 among...

Design

Roman Importance of Games and Baths

The ancient time—a mysterious and attractive place that people of today know very little about. The many great civilizations of the past lead to the world that people currently live in. These cultures had beliefs, rituals and traditions that were very unique, guiding the public through their daily lives, being...

Family, Life & Experiences

Achieving and Maintaining Individual Excellence

Introduction Individual excellence is a state in which an individual have the quality of excelling in his or her undertakings. It is about an individual possessing good qualities and the highest degree possible. It can also be said that it means an outstanding feature that an individual possesses; it includes...

Sociology

Why Euthanasia Should Not Be Legal in the US

Introduction The legalization and ethical justifying of euthanasia have been widely discussed for many years. The moral question of whether one has a right to decide who can live and die is an eternal argument for humanity. Some people believe that physician-assisted suicide should be a free choice and be...

Sciences

Reproduction of Marmoset Monkeys

Materials and methods Animals Two to three-year-old adult female common marmoset monkeys (Callithrix jacchus) with bodyweight ~350 g, and having a regular 28 d ovulatory cycles or gestation periods between 141 d and 145 d, were housed in cages for the study. Prior to do any experiment, permission from local...

Tech & Engineering

The Role of Technology in Facilities Management

Introduction Facility management is a field involved with the provision of a suitable environment for working1. It also deals with the services that are necessary to ensure that the core businesses of an organization are running smoothly. It incorporates different fields to ensure that its functions are achieved in time....

Education

NSW Professional Teaching Standards in Teaching Practice

The NSW teaching standards are of significant importance in teaching practice. With meetings and teaching practice as the context for my observations, I noticed that teachers in their activities often fail to conform to the teaching standards, and that leads to decreasing the quality of their work. While reading and...

Art

The History and Concept of Rock Music

Introduction Rock music as it is known today is a widely popular musical art form that has evolved considerably resulting in the development of different types of rock music. Ranging from Pop Punk from artists such as Avril Lavigne to Rap Rock from Eminem, Synth-rock from Skrillex, Hard Rock from...

Education

Myths of the Gifted Children

The purpose of this qualitative multi-person case study is to explore the perceptions of parents of gifted children regarding the problems being faced by them in providing them with the education that they deserve. Research design and set-up The research method for the study is a qualitative multi-person case study....

Sciences

Assessing and Recommending Quantitative Research Design

Introduction Researchers apply several research designs when performing different types of research. A research design is important because it leads a researcher when collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and scientifically presenting data (Mitchell, & Jolly, 2012; Knight, 2010). The types of research usually vary according to the nature of data that research...

Politics & Government

Challenges and Critiques of Democracy

Introduction Even though democracy has been hailed as the most appropriate basis of public governance, it has been associated with several challenges. Besides, there have been many scholars who have provided critiques of its ideals (Yu, 2010). Based on these facts, this essay discusses specific issues regarding policy, governance, and...

Sociology

Water Resources and Water Quality Problems in Sabah

Human Development in Rural Sabah Sabah is the second largest state in Malaysia. It covers an area of about 74,000 sq kilometers (Sedia, 2012, p. 1). Sabah harbors about 3,117,405 people (as of 2010 statistics) (Thiessen, 2012). Statisticians consider it as the third most populous state in Malaysia. About 27%...

Tech & Engineering

The Usage of Twitter in Education

Introduction Communication is very important in education. That is both formal and informal education; this is because it enables the people to get what is being put forward by the speaker. Since communication is a key element in education, several improvements have been done to ensure there is good communication....

Education

Peer Coaching: Types of Strategies for Peer Coaching

Introduction Peer coaching is the process of assisting teachers from peers by mutual development of techniques, skills, and strategies. It may be implemented for various purposes, and this determines the strategy chosen. The report will focus on an analysis of four types of strategies and draw similarities from the approaches....

Politics & Government

Personal Political Spectrum Analysis in US

This paper will discuss three current national political issues – health care, Social Security reform, and the war on terrorism. It will look at the origins and development of these issues as they reached the national stage. In addition, this paper will also analyze the current status of these issues....

Sciences

Qualitative and Quantitative Research Characteristics

Characteristics of Research Research can assume diverse approaches such as qualitative or quantitative. The methodology applied is dependent on the nature of the task; however, both methods can be merged in mixed approaches to provide detailed inferences. According to Bernard (2011), the two methods exude differences in their analytical methodology,...

Sciences

Quantitative Research Plan: Five Approaches and Theory

Introduction In both qualitative and qualitative research, theory plays a central role in contextualizing research because it provides frameworks, concepts, constructs, and models, which elucidate a given phenomenon. Researchers have found that theories are indispensable elements in research since they are the foundation of research (Creswell, 2009; Elliot, 2005). In...

Sciences

Five Approaches: Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions

Narrative Approach A narrative is an approach of qualitative research, which uses storytelling as a way of deriving data. Elliot (2005) asserts that the narrative approach focuses on the experiences of an individual and deriving meaning from the experiences. Since the experiences of individuals are unique, the narrative approach enables...

Tech & Engineering

Technology and Its Effects on Students

Young Americans are spending each waking minute on a smart phone, television, computer or electronic device. Those aged between eight and18 spend approximately about seven and a half hours on these devices (Lewin, 2010, para.1).There is a correlation between the high reliance of technology and poor grades due to behaviour...

Literature

Hamlet and Gertrude’s Relationship of Love

Introduction Hamlet is a story about love which involves lies and betrayal. Human relationship as a theme is very significant in this story. The natural, intimate or logical association between two or more people could be defined as a relationship. A lot of relationships are interwoven in this story and...

Sociology

Arizona’s 2010 Immigration Law

Introduction The Arizona anti-immigration law or simply SB 1070 has caused a national uproar in the United States. It has come under great criticism as permitting racial profiling. “The law is the first in America to give police the power to stop anyone and demand proof of their legal residence...

Sociology

Evaluate the Price of Unethical Behavior

Introduction Societal mores form a crucial aspect of human existence. They make a critical distinction between the human race and other animals. While other members of the animal kingdom exist in an amoral world that knows neither ethical nor moral standards, the human race is not as lucky or unlucky....

Literature

Shakespeare’s Hamlet Relation to Death and Life

Introduction Through the Hamlet play, Shakespeare shows that Hamlet – the main character – is deeply influenced by the concepts of death, The Universe, and life in a very profound way. Indeed, Hamlet has a very close relationship with the aforementioned concepts. To illustrate, the character is inspired by The...

Tech & Engineering

The Impact of Multilevel Networks on Innovation

Introduction of the Article and Authors The article of interest is entitled “The impact of multilevel networks on innovation” by Chinese authors, namely, Jiancheng Guan and Jingjing Zhang who work at School of Management in University of Chinese Academy of Science and Yan Yan who works at School of Management...

Sciences

Insider Action Research: Method of Business Management

Literature Synthesis Introduction Action research remains a complex phenomenon, which implies the necessity of modification and introduction of the adjustments in the organization. Nonetheless, it is evident that challenges have a tendency to exist. The articles and publications, which were chosen for the literature synthesis, imply my understanding of the...

Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Financial Problems

Introduction The Metropolitan Museum of Art was established in the mid-1870s in New York. The main objective of founding this museum was to nurture the study of fine arts while advancing the application of arts to practical life. However, with the rapid social, economic, and technological changes that have been...

Sociology

Leader Roles and Effectiveness

Introduction Dialogue and reflective dialogue entail reflecting with others using language. On the other hand, leadership is a democratic approach that encompasses ‘leaderful’ practice, which contains humanistic principles. There must be a change agent in all leadership practices. In the same way, the agent is a coach in the realm...

Politics & Government

Civilizational Dialogue: Huntington & Fukuyama Theories

Introduction Many intellectuals tend to perceive the end of the world in terms of emerging political differences. Although conflicts among states are evident in the world of economics and development, the argument presented in this essay is against such ideas. From a personal viewpoint, the end of world history can...

Environment

Natural Disasters Prevention: A Tabletop Exercise

Week 5 Tabletop Abstract Disasters lead to disruptions in society, which can result in long-term and short-term impacts. Two types of disasters have been discussed in this paper, which are hurricanes and sinkholes. A sinkhole is a depression in the ground that occurs in areas where physical and chemical events...

Environment

South Carolina Disaster Management Plan

Running head: Hazard Mitigation Plan Introduction Adequate planning is key to managing and responding to disasters and emergencies (South Carolina Emergency Division, 2013). Every state is expected to develop ways of mitigating risks. Governments should introduce reforms that would help its people to respond to disasters when they occur. Many...

Literature

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey

Introduction The novel, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, is a story in the mental hospital showing the events that resulted in the narrator’s escape out of the institution. A huge Red Indian, Chief Bromden, is an inmate who served for a long time in the mental hospital and hence...

Psychology

Commitment Escalation Overview

A group or an individual is placed in a situation, where they have devoted their money, time, labor, or other resources, to the advancement of a potentially profitable endeavor, which then failed to provide a return on the investment. They can either terminate their involvement with the cause and allocate...

Literature

The Winner’s Curse Paradox

Introduction Contradictions and questionable paradoxes tend to occur in the decision-making of the organizations. In the context of the presented case, it is vital to portray the fact that logical and rational decisions have a tendency to have an adverse effect on the processes while having a destructive nature within...

Philosophy

High-Performance Ethics by Cantrell and Lucas

Abstract This paper is a critique of a book on the principles that characterize the journey towards high performance ethics. It provides a set of ten ethical principles that, if embraced, built character and create a high-performance culture in the organization. Three ethical perspectives that relate to the ideas in...

Sociology

Training Workbook on Using the Addiction Severity Index

Introduction The Addiction Severity Index (ASI) as a tool for measuring the severity of alcohol and drug addiction in adult patients can be used by community health workers for the assessment of representatives of ethnically and culturally diverse groups. In order to achieve the assessment goals, it is important to...

Sociology

Gender Studies: Nature Versus Nurture

Introduction Whenever an effort is made to explain anything that is found in nature, in most cases it is very important to approach such an undertaking from a scientific point of view. The experts in the science field set up experiments to give approval or disapproval to the hypotheses and...

Linguistics

Applied Psycholinguistics Review

Introduction The authors of this article discussed how English as a foreign language (EFL) has been longitudinally examined for three times. The study examined the effect of L1 literacy on EFL spelling and the relationship between EFL literacy and EFL spelling. L1 literacy skills were done on fourth grade students....

Warfare

The Battle of Bastogne in WWII

Introduction The siege of Bastogne is, perhaps, one of the most famous battles that occurred during the WWII since it had crucial implications for the forces of the Allied Forces. The battle began in Bastogne, Belgium, and defined the outcomes of the war to a considerable extent. Particularly, it implied...

Politics & Government

Public Sector’s Association With other Non-Profit Organizations

Introduction The financial plans in many legislative institutions are exaggerated by the financial commitment and the possibility of enhancement is restricted. Governmental organizations are confronted by a test of ascertaining a central course among using restricted resource allotment and presenting sky-scraping excellent service. It is a gigantic dispute since governments...

Linguistics

Changes in Language Learning Beliefs as a Result of Study Abroad

Introduction Students travel abroad to further their studies and get further training. This is an opportunity for them to learn the second language and its culture. They acquire the second language through speaking and interacting with native speakers of the second language. The authors of the article Changes in Language...

Education

Effective Technology Plan for Students and Teachers

The use of technologies in the classroom can be discussed as advantageous to optimize the teaching process and to facilitate the students’ progress in learning. The Webster School District is a comparably small school district located in Webster, Wisconsin. Three schools are administered within the Webster School District: High School,...

Education

Sex Education Being Taught In Schools Effects

Introduction Sex Education refers to the teaching of various aspects of human sexual behavior to people of different calibers. It may be taught in formal or informal platforms like school programs, public health programs, seminars and workshops or by parents, friends or religious leaders, advice columnists and sex education internet...

Sciences

J. Spender on Knowledge, Learning and Memory

Summary This paper criticizes the article by J.C. Spender titled “Organizational knowledge, learning, and memory: three concepts in search of a theory”. This article is divided into four parts, the first part deals with shortcomings found in the contemporary organizational learning literature, particularly when it comes to positivism. The article...

Sciences

M. Lampert on Mathematical Problems Solution

Discussion, analysis, and critique In this article, there is conscious guessing in attempts to solve mathematical problems through modesty and the use of prescribed models. Initially, Lampert argues –as discussed by Lakatos- that mathematical pathways are unclear. The accepted process of mathematical justification needs deductive proofing. With increased growth in...

Tech & Engineering

Accident at Foster’s Abbotsford Breweries Ltd

Introduction Ensuring occupational health and safety is a management function that seeks to promote the safety, health as well as welfare of persons (employees) involved in work. The main objective of occupational health and safety initiatives is to enhance a safe work environment (Reese, 2008, p. 45). As a legal...

History

African National Congress and Pan Africanist Congress

Introduction Africa was under the rule of westerners in the early 19th century. During this period, there was rampant racism, inequality, and denial of rights to black people. In South Africa, for instance, these aspects of the bad ruling were very common. As a result, African nationalism emerged and movements...

Education

Capacity Building for Secondary School Principals

Introduction Capacity building is essential for secondary school principals. This portion of writing examines a literature review of academic works done on the subject. As an overview, secondary school principals need to overcome the complex environment in which they carry out their duties as managers and leaders. It is evident...

Psychology

A Professional Practitioner’s Reflective Self-Analysis

It is essential that once in a while, a person stops to evaluate if he or she is on the right track and if he or she is effective in her professional practice, lest all efforts go to waste. According to Osterman (1990), “reflection is the essential part of the...

Politics & Government

Strategic Alliances in the International Trade

International trade has contributed to the development of international markets due to improved communications and the growth of a global culture. International trade contributed to the growth of new markets for several multinational organizations leading to the development of big multinational companies. However, multinational companies were not able to capture...

Sociology

The Changing Definition of Citizenship

Citizenship used to be defined by the national space. The people within this boundary were assured of exclusive privileges and rights. However certain elements threaten to tear apart the definition of citizenship. Aihwa Ong argues that the aspect of citizenship is no longer limited to variables such as territory, the...

Tech & Engineering

Fire Safety by Testing Systems and Materials Used

Introduction In the modern highly technological world, proper attention paid to the issue of fire protection and fire safety is the condition of the continuous social development. To ensure the latter, numerous tests of fire protections systems are designed and implemented by scholars and fire protection engineering specialists. Moreover, the...

Politics & Government

USAID – Funding Agency History

Funding Goals and Criteria for funding Agencies The eight Millennium Development Goals have formed the blue print for the funding objectives of most donor nations. These goals were reached at in the year 2000 at Geneva. They include abolition of abject poverty, ensuring that everybody accesses primary education globally, enhancing...

Education

The Relationship Between Bullying and Participation in Physical Education Classes

Introduction Bullying is the act whereby a person hurts, persecutes, or even intimidates a weaker person. This is one act that is deeply rooted in schools where the seniors take advantage of the juniors and mistreat them. The bullying action involves many incidences of fighting, in which case the bullies...

Family, Life & Experiences

Happiness & Education. “The Art of Life” Book by Bauman

Bauman raised a question of adult education in his work The Art of Life and it appeared to be a logical continuation to all his previous studies and attempts to modify the human way of thinking and consequently the way of life. Bauman was rather pessimistic about the role of...

Politics & Government

No Child Left Behind Act History and Future in America

Introduction Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was introduced by the U.S. Congress in December 2001. In spite of benefits and advantages expected by children, schools and the states, NCLB becomes a real problem for modern society and children, lower educational achievements and progress of students. The aims and goals of...

Psychology

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Introduction According to (Schachter, 2001), ADHD mostly affects children with an average age of below seven years which results in impairment of those children’s functionalism. It is a developmental disorder that is neurobehavioral whose characteristics include patterns of inattention and impulsiveness which may be accompanied by hyperactivity. Young boys are...

Politics & Government

Government’s Intervention in International Business in South Africa

Introduction South Africa located at the southern tip of Africa, has adopted an ambitious strategy aimed at increasing its economic growth through establishment and development of trade and investment programs together with international business partners. Of a great significance is the agreement with the European Union to establish external trade...

Literature

“The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus” by CH. Marlowe

The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus is a play by Ch. Marlowe written in 1604. In this play, Marlowe portrays Doctor Faustus as a man who, of his own conscious willfulness, brings tragedy and torment crashing down upon his head, the pitiful and fearful victim of his own ambitions and...

Education

Educational Organizations as Machines

Introduction During the last centuries, many scientists and professional researchers devote much time to the analysis of the essence, work, and functions of bureaucratic systems. The development of bureaucratic systems promotes certain improvement of work that needs to be performed by college/universities administrators to present proper effective institutions. The peculiar...

Sociology

Gender Relationship of Drug Misuse Among Adolescents in Hong Kong

Discussion The study sought to examine the relationship of drug misuse and families in Hong Kong. Since the people who get involved in drug, use or overuse lived with families at some point. The results indicated that adolescents’ tendency to abuse drugs would continue both in the presence of their...

Politics & Government

The Political Future of Kirkuk

Election in Iraq since 2003 The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) was incepted in 2003 by the Bush administration after President Saddam Hussein was ousted from power. The authority was to act as a temporary government to oversee the running of Iraqi state. However, the provisional Iraqi government later took over...

Tourism

Hotel Companies Success: The Example of Lowry Hotel

Introduction It can be stated that the organizational forms and the development strategies of hospitality companies are connected to a number of intriguing, but nevertheless little-studied questions of contemporary theory of strategic management. Nevertheless, it can be stated that there is a growing interest among hospitality industry management toward the...

Education

Ban of Prayer in Public Schools

Introduction The American society respects and promotes human freedom in various spheres. However, looking at it in another way, one can conclude that the excess freedom given to people by our constitution is actually harmful. Our values and morals have arguably greatly diminished in the past century. On the other...

Psychology

Mental Health Issues of Adolescent

Mental health is a widely accepted term used to describe a level of cognitive or emotional well-being. In other words, it is the balance between various aspects of a person’s life physical, social, emotional, and psychological. Mental health is a complex term that includes several factors. The mental health of...

Education

Music Education: The Descriptive Research Methods

Introduction Research methods in music education are increasingly becoming commonplace. The challenge now facing designers of curricula is to balance the conventional components of the music education curricula recent research methods additions. Such a balancing act need not be done on the basis of speculation, but rather requires the input...

Sciences

Use of Music in Classrooms of in-Service Teachers

Introduction Pre-service teachers are given a course in ‘fundamental of music’ or ‘music methods’ in teacher training program. It is natural to assume that the perception of these pre-service teachers about the program and different component of this program will have a strong bearing on the time that they will...

Sociology

Animal Experimentation and Struggle to Abolish It

The testing on animals is conducted for research purposes in pharmaceutical companies, medical colleges, and universities in areas such as behavioral sciences, biology, genetics, drug testing, and biomedical research. Researchers that support the practice argue that almost every achievement in medical science has been the result of using animal testing...

Politics & Government

Is Capital Punishment Fair?

Outline Capital punishment, though abolished in many countries, is still practiced in some others. People have always debated on whether it is right to practice capital punishment or not. There are various flaws in sentencing to kill a convict. Firstly, it does not help in reducing the crime rate. Secondly,...

Sociology

Illegal Immigration in the United States

This is one of the many sociological problems that the united states is currently facing and it’s of much significance as it touches on many aspects of the life of not only citizens of the united states but also the lives of the immigrants and their families(Hanson,2005). Illegal immigration is...

Sociology

The Contributions of Business, Unions and Government to Promoting Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance has become an important social issue. Work-life balance can be defined as ‘the relationship between the institutional and cultural times and spaces of work and non-work in societies where income is predominantly generated and distributed through labor markets’ work balance are therefore those that intentionally or otherwise increase...

Tech & Engineering

Quality of Oil Project by the Kurdistan Government

Introduction. Research question Oil is considered to be the most significant product in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Throughout the Saddam Hussein ruling, the Kurdistan Regional Government was deal with just 13% of the incomes achieved from their oil. But transforms in the political outlook have also provided a better...

Art

Studying Music Evolution

Music is an exceptional method of passing information that can alter a person’s emotions, thoughts, and operations. Music involves the mind and sentiments facilitating individual articulation, manifestation, and attitude growth. As a section of tradition, music aids individuals to self-appreciation, mingle with others, and grow their way of life creating...

Education

Research Methodology: Questions and Hypotheses

Introduction This chapter will be organized with the help of the “onion” structure suggested by Saunders, Lewis, and Thornhill (2009). Many scholars propose structures of performing research (Fower 2013; Ríos & Del Campo 2013; Gray 2017), but the one suggested by Saunders, Lewis, and Thornhill (2009) is the most comprehensive...

Psychology

Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Matter?

Introduction This article is about the experiences of children who grew up with parents who are homosexuals and their struggles to maintain a normal life in spite of their parents’ nonconforming lifestyles. Dawn Stefanowicz talks about her book, Out from Under The Impact of Homosexual Parenting”, which gives her first-person...

Education

Educational Leadership – Past and Present

The history of educational leadership as a system of views begins in the United States since year 1837, when public education was introduced and made available to all social circles (Bogotch, 2004, p.10). One of the prominent politicians and educators, Horace Mann, was amongst the first to assert the necessity...

Education

Media in Education. The Study of Application.

Introduction The study of application of media in education is a complex activity. It entails that each medium shows some specific and unique attributes that are important or of great concern to each day to day classroom learning activity. The purpose of the study of media’s implementation in education is...

Religion

Worldview in “Naming the Elephant” by James Sire

Introduction James Sire’s book Naming the Elephant is a serious look at the concept of the worldview. At its most basic form, Sire defines a worldview as a set of presuppositions that exist in relative concert with each other. While we have no real rational reasons for holding to these...

Education

Philosophy Scenario in Music Education

Introduction Art education requires from teachers even more innovative approaches that any other education does. Professionals speak of the whole philosophy of art education that covers existing methods and approaches. Inexperienced teachers might claim that there is no need in such philosophy as knowing how to make art is enough...

Tech & Engineering

Children in Web: Protection and Prevention

Introduction Technology is the improvement made on computers, education, medicine, transportation and other technologies as well as the useful knowledge that enables humans to achieve their purpose more effectively; it is actually the growing capability of humans to achieve their purposes, the great technological transformation must be understood to a...

Psychology

Correctional Psychology and Rehabilitation

Reintegration of Offenders into Society Programs for crime prevention involve effective measures that help offenders not to repeat the same crime in the future. When imprisoned offenders are released from prison, they face challenges that make them unable to be law-abiding especially the offenders who have lengthy records of committing...

Environment

Packaging Industry: Trends and Methods

Abstract Packaging is an integral part of almost all products and the packaging industry is now worth US$ 424 billion and growing. A wide variety of materials are used for packaging including paper, plastic, glass, aluminum and other mixed-materials. Paper and plastic happens to be the most sought after materials...

Sociology

Queer Young Adults’ Harassment at High School

Introduction In spite of great changes in social relation legislation, sexual harassment of youth adults that are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender in a high school is still an issue of the day. Sexual harassment based on sex differences and sexual orientation is a social problem which affects thousands of young...

Art

Folk Music Definition and Development

Introduction This paper aims to discuss the definition and development of such concepts as folk music. This term was first originated by William Thorns at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and since that time it has always been a subject of brisk discussion among musicologists. It can be interpreted...

Art

Popular Music in the Modern Culture

Introduction Popular music is a part of modern culture which attracts millions of fans around the world. The philosophy of music states that the best music is music that resists heavy consumption, challenging fan’s expectations and habitual modes of musical perception, thereby helping to resist community’s deeply troubling drift toward...