700-Word Essay Examples

Politics & Government

The Military Leadership Styles

Transactional style Transactional leadership is characterized by the relationship between the leader and his followers. The director achieves the fulfillment of tasks from his followers through the “carrot and stick” method. Usually, a superior uses various rewards in exchange for the performance of his subordinates. Different bonuses and punishments contribute...

Family, Life & Experiences

Parenting Interventions and Divorced Mothers

Amato, P. R. (2010). Research on divorce: Continuing trends and new developments. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72(3), 650-666. Amato (2010) reviews previous studies on different divorce topics, including the relationship between divorce and state of the parent and children, divorce predictors, and divorce interventions. The author reports the U.S....

Entertainment & Media

Digital Self-Harm, Causes and Interventions: Annotated Bibliography

Research question: How social media contributes to digital self-harm/self-harm among adolescents, and which measures can be taken to address the rising issue? Patchin, J. W., & Hinduja, S. (2017). Digital self-harm among adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61(6), 761-766. In their article, Patchin and Hinduja (2017) explore digital aggression directed...

Family, Life & Experiences

Onsite Childcare Justification Report

Introduction It is important pay attention to the fact that many people experience problems while balancing their opportunities for child care and job performance. Therefore, the problem is in the fact that in such large states as Texas, employees have to spend much time commuting to and from childcare sites...

Sociology

Karl Marx’s Four Stages of Alienation

Themes of the proper and the mere, the ideal and reality have always been present in the history of philosophical thought. Tumulty (2020) asserts that the analysis of social actuality shows the gap between desires and possibilities, the purpose of the activity and its result, and ideal and reality. It...

Tech & Engineering

Windows as a Perfect Network Operating System

Introduction A network operating system (NOS) is an operating system (OS) that allows essential functions of a computer. The operating system manages the computer’s resources, organizes a user interface, and provides and performs services for applications software. The OS also handles network users, maintains a network connection to the server,...

Literature

“Woman Hollering Creek” by Sandra Cisneros

“Woman Hollering Creek”, a short story, written by Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros, focuses predominantly on the humiliation and suffering Chicano women endure in the patriarchal society. The present paper is intended to analyze the literary work from the feminist perspective, concerned with the interpretation of the works of women writers,...

Culture

Cultural Relativism, Its Strengths and Weaknesses

Abstract Culture is a difficult word to define, however it is the origin of evaluation of different matters of the act. The aim of this essay is to review briefly, yet comprehensively, the core of cultural relativism, some arguments, point of strength and weaknesses. Introduction Culture as a term is...

Politics & Government

The Chinese One Child Policy, a Birth Planning Method

Introduction The Chinese one child policy is simply a birth planning method that seeks to ensure that families have one child. As a matter of fact, it mostly applies to a number of families which aims to control the country’s population. It should be known that this is Chinas family...

Sociology

Gender Segregation. What Is Next? Stoning

Gender segregation reflects existing social structures and beliefs in various societies and available options of observing such segregation. This issue came to publicity in North America when the Dean of York University granted a male student’s request to avoid female classmates because of religious reasons despite Professor Paul Greyson’s refusal...

Literature

Naturalism in Crane’s “The Open Boat” and London’s “To Build a Fire”

Introduction Naturalism is a discipline of literature that aims at reproducing the characters of humans with the help of factors such as heredity, environment, chance, and instinct. American literary naturalism is linked with literary realism which is influenced by the behavior of a person who is swayed by heredity and...

Law

Business Law: Review

Introduction Companies seek competitiveness and higher profit generation every year; this has caused significant diversion from ethical codes that have long stood to lift them. Due to their dominance in the global business, it has been difficult for governments across the world to have complete control of their activities. Business...

Environment

Impact of Human Population Growth on the Ecosystem

For a long time, human population growth has been a key issue of concern with some countries imposing strict population control measures. A man entirely depends on the ecosystem for his survival; he derives resources from it. However, when the population size is not properly checked, the rate at which...

Tech & Engineering

IT Project Risk Management: A Case Study of Denver Airport Baggage System

All projects have risks in one way or the other. It is crucial that organizations plan for the risks in advance by anticipating them and having a contingency plan at bay should they occur. This is achievable through risk analysis. Risk analysis is a process that avails tools for identification,...

Tech & Engineering

Effects of New Technologies on Criminal Justice System

Introduction The advancement in modern technologies has indeed brought about a revolution in the criminal justice system. The introduction of these new technologies will help in the enhancement of the justice system to come up with an advanced international way of verifying an individual’s true identity to aid in global...

Tech & Engineering

Introduction to Project Management

Introduction A project is a long term or short term undertaking aimed at meeting a desired goal or objective such as in an organization, company or by an individual. In order for one to obtain effective and efficient results from a project, they have to plan for the project under...

Entertainment & Media

Interpersonal Communication and Social Networking Effects on Teens

Database: Summon Shebanova talks about the social changes in the globalized world and illustrates how these changes affect the socialization process. Various aspects of human existence and social mechanisms have changed drastically as a result of globalization processes (Shebanova 80). Agreeably, modern society is determined by increased use of modern...

Entertainment & Media

Media and Crime as a Social Problem in a Diverse Society

Introduction In recent decades the media and crime have become a social problem in the contemporary diverse society. Given this, it is well evident that the media is a contributor to the increased crime rates in society; since crime has always been a core aspect of the mass media business....

Sciences

Educational Research Methods and Applications

Introduction Educational research is always conducted in order to investigate the patterns of behaviour among pupils, students and teachers in schools. This research is done by examining work products such as standardize tests results and documents. Similarly to other socials sciences, qualitative and quantitative research methods are used in educational...

Tech & Engineering

Fundamentals and the Life Cycle of Project Management

Abstract This paper explores the topic of project management. It seeks to identify the key principles of project management. It also describes the life cycle of project management. This paper was prepared from information obtained from internet sources, including downloadable pdf files and other freely accessible websites. The author ran...

Sciences

Margaret Wente “Polar Bears Don’t Need Us to Save Them”

Introduction Margaret Wente, author of the editorial Polar Bears Don’t Need Us to Save Them has undertaken an in-depth evaluation of the issues and concerns that scientists have raised regarding polar bears over time. The subject that the author has discussed in the editorial is not just debated but is...

Literature

L. Brent in Jacobs` “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”

Introduction Linda Brent is a pseudonym for Harriet Jacobs in her slave narrative Incidents of a slave girl. The book is about Linda Brent’s life experience as a slave. The storyline is based on the account of her humiliations as she struggles by living a discontented life. The story also...

Politics & Government

Death Penalty: Merits and Demerits

Death penalty or capital punishment is the judicial process of executing an individual or a convict as an act or an instance of punishing for the offense either committed or not. Although, it is mostly known that such crimes as capital crimes or capital offenses are the ones that lead...

Sociology

Under-Age Drinking Among College Students

Introduction Erick Waters lies hospitalized in Condell Medical Centre. He is nursing broken bones and wounds sustained after a gruesome fall he sustained this Saturday. He is a 20-year-old student of electrical engineering at the prestigious University of Chicago. He was attending a friend’s party at the hall of residents...

Education

Distance or Traditional Education

Introduction Distance education is simply an education where the lecturer is not physically in the lecture room but learning takes place through the use of the internet or video conferencing. The type of learning in distance programs is different from traditional programs of learning which are widely used in the...

Education

Motivating Students by Using Games and Stories

Abstract The task of motivating students is not an easy one and this calls for a lot of effort and appropriate techniques to be employed for this goal to be achieved. Teachers experience a lot of difficulties in teaching students who are bored and less motivated. For students to have...

Sociology

The Lack of African American Participation in Clinical Trial in the US

The importance of considering the low level of African American communities in the clinical trials is explained by a set of reasons which lie in the scientific and social dimensions: firstly, African American population in the USA is rather numerous and has the big potential in terms of providing volunteers...

Sociology

Tobacco Smoking: The Health and Financial Effects

Introduction Tobacco smoking in America started in the 20th century with most states banning the manufacture, selling, and buying of tobacco. This was because of its adverse effects on smokers. Some countries like England had accepted the use of tobacco and this led to the emerging of several tobacco companies...

Art

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major – A Western Form of the Russian Music

Introduction: Topic and Thesis Statement The proposed topic is “Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major – A Western Form of the Russian Music.” The topic falls within the scope of the 19th Russian music problem and offers numerous prospects for further research. The selected composer is commonly characterized as one...

Sociology

Gender Prejudice in Society Today

Introduction Prejudice can be defined as a negative mindset on a certain group of people, may it be religious, gender, race, or a certain profession, which has no basis at all. Such mindsets are formed without any prior judgments or just grounds and the parties labeled with such notions are...

Psychology

Psychological Testing of Personality

Introduction Psychological testing examines information given to examiner, who assesses and evaluates information. It is also called psychological assessment since it assess psychology in human being such as mental, emotional, or cognitive (Jackson, 1996 p 12). Psychological assessment gives information inform of answers from the asked questions, answers on a...

Psychology

Biopsychology of Stress. Factors Affecting Regulation of Human Response to Stress

By definition, biopsychology stress may be defined as trauma or external condition that disturbs an individual’s psychological or physical well-being. Other authorities have defined stress as a reaction expressed by an individual to harm or threat. A number of stressors have been identified to cause psychological stress. These include; starvation,...

Psychology

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Overview

The majority of the population in recent times have heard of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) but have not quite been able to define it properly. They have also unfortunately not been properly informed on ways of coping and living with as well as helping those who suffer from the...

Politics & Government

The Components of the Democracy

Introduction Democracy is the kind of government where the people directly or indirectly hold the power to rule and it is facilitated by the system of elections which are deemed to be free and fair. A Democracy has various components which are very influential in ensuring that the government affords...

Psychology

Operant Conditioning Theory

Operant conditioning is the term used to denote the use of stimulus to help modify a certain behavior or response. The major theoretical concepts of operant conditioning are: Positive reinforcement is a concept that is used to denote the occurrence of a behavior in response to a favorable or pleasurable...

Sociology

Frank Zappa: Composer & Social Critic

Introduction Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore on 21st December 1940 to a Sicilian father, Francis Vincent Zappa and a French-Italian mother, Rose Marie Colimore. Both were immigrants in the United States. Tired of poverty, the family had moved to Baltimore from Partinico, a small town West of Perlamo in...

Politics & Government

States Intervention in Failed States for Humanitarian Reasons

Introduction The world is made up of many different states. Some of these states have enjoyed and are still enjoying some form of stability, whether social, economic, or political. Unfortunately, some are not enjoying this kind of stability. The citizens of these states, facing some instability, have no course to...

Politics & Government

What Is Public Administration?

Introduction Public administration in its broad definition can be used to refer to development and implementation of institutional policies, public decision making structures and designing the criteria for delivery of public services (Shafritz, 2008). This is carried out to foster goodwill from the public by enhancing governance in the running...

Literature

“Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Hurston

In her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Hurston describes the struggle of an African-American woman to obtain independence in the world where she is regarded mostly as an object. During the span of her life the main character, Janie Crawford has to prove that she is a self-sufficient...

History

American Society Transformation Through the Period of 1960s – 1970s

Introduction To begin with, it is necessary to mention that the transformation of American society through the period of the 1960s – 1970s was subjected to serious and essential changes. Originally, these changes were reasoned by the essential changes in cultural and social spheres of life, as Black Power movements,...

Literature

Claude McKay‘s “Crazy Mary”

The reality of modern life is such that every person in this way or another tries to find relief in something. For me, it is literature that helps to understand the world better, to adjust to it, and not to get lost in the numerous problems life presents us with....

Sociology

Black Feminism Movement Breakdown

Black Feminism the name suggests, is the movement against discrimination shown on Black women, and it is the voice against sexism and class oppression. Feminism is an age-old act or movement which was started by the White women against the discrimination showed on them by their men and others within...

Education

Self – Contained Contained Programs in Colorado

Introduction In self-contained programs, the students are put in a special surrounding for learning isolated from the other students. In these programs, the students are given high level of support and attention under special education at all times. This is due to the unique nature of their educational needs which...

Literature

“Oedipus the King” by Sophocles.

Introduction Oedipus the King is a typical Sophoclean tragedy where the tragedy of Oedipus is foreshadowed in the beginning of the play. The oracle predicts that Oedipus would be killing his own father and marrying his own mother. Since then, Oedipus tries to escape the inevitable fate that awaits him....

Literature

“The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin.

Introduction The story that has been taken under consideration goes by the name of “The Story of an Hour”, which has been written by the very famous author Kate Chopin. The story is about what takes place within an hour in the life of Mrs. Mallard. Mrs. Mallard according to...

Literature

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost: Critical Analysis

Introduction The poem chosen for this critical analysis essay is Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”. This poem was published by Frost in 1916 and appears in Mountain Interval of 1920. The Poem was retrieved from Bartleby.com Great Books Online and is as follows: The Road Not Taken by Robert...

Literature

“The Story Of An Hour” by Kate Chopin

Introduction The Story Of An Hour by Kate Chopin is a story that strikes close to home for most married women even in today’s world of equal rights and women’s liberty. It is my belief that the central theme of the story delves on the seeming lack or loss of...

Sociology

The Problem of Sexual Violence

Introduction Most women experience some form of sexual violence as part of their daily reality. Even if this does not take the extreme form of rape, beatings, and murder, there is the ever-present threat of assault implicit in the sexual comments and gestures in the streets and at work. The...

History

The History and Impact of Great Depression

Introduction The New Deal – is the policy held by the president Franklin D. Roosevelt during the period of great depression with the goal of providing relief, recovery, and reform (3 Rs) to the people and financial system of the United States during the Great Depression. The Depression itself was...

Law

Capital Punishment Process Analysis

As defined by James (2003) capital punishment is the execution (killing) of an individual by the state because of a crime that he/she has committed.It is also referred to as the death penalty. Capital punishment denies the person moral reforms. Punishment of any kind should hold the offender responsible, that...

Sociology

Children’s Rights in Different Interpretations

Introduction A child is any human being below the age of eighteen and should be treated as a person not as a sub person. Children’s rights are the rights of children as human rights but they give special attention to the needs, care and protection of the children. Children need...

Education

Students’ Attitudes Towards Paid & Free Education

Introduction A good education has the potential to change lives. Governments are, therefore, investing significant amounts of capital in educating their citizens to make them competent enough to serve in the world’s workforce. Employers are also looking for employees with adequate skills that make them competent for the job market....

Entertainment & Media

TV Soap Operas and Reasons for Their Popularity

The Reasons for the popularity of TV Soap Operas Television plays a major role in the lives of people in the modern world. Through television, people can obtain news as well as stay entertained. Entertainment is one of the most significant roles of television and various TV stations produce programs...

Law

Strategic Approach of Canadian Human Resource Management

Under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Supreme Court of Canada has made a number of important decisions pertaining to union rights. What impact do these decisions have on management and unions? Following the decisions made by the Supreme Court of Canada, it is highly likely that both the...

Psychology

Differentiation and the Learning Brain

Introduction Differentiation is an approach that influences the different learning and development needs of academically diverse students. Many students in schools are different in terms of social and economic status, literacy, language proficiency, race, ethnic and cultural background, quality of family support, prior knowledge, motivation, level of opportunity, learning preferences,...

History

Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Viewpoint: Women actively participated in the civil rights movement. This participation also shaped the role of future generations of women later on, in America and other parts of the World. Evidence Women sacrificed their lives and fought determinedly, asking for a social revolution. Unfortunately their efforts have been overlooked. Apart...

Tech & Engineering

Transmission System Development

Introduction Background The conversion of torque into rotary motion for transmission to the differential unit is the subject of much research and innovative engineers for many years (Parker, 1999; Lechner & Naunheimer, 1999; Zhang & Liu & Wen, 2007). A vehicle’s transmission system is important because it converts torque into...

Tech & Engineering

Data Processing: Systems, Applications and Products

Introduction The Systems, Applications, and Products (SAP) for data processing are software made by a German software vendor to prepare suitable business models (Gillot, 2008, P.279). ‘The SAP Company founded in 1972 is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, and it is the largest global business software company ‘(SAP, 2011). With more...

Philosophy

The Problem of Evil in Philosophy

Explain the dreaming argument and the evil genius argument in Descartes’ Meditations I and II. The dreaming argument that Descartes discusses in his Mediations is an example of one of his arguments that challenged the reliability of sense perception (Descartes and Moriarty 13). Descartes reasoned that being asleep and dreaming...

Art

“Luncheon of the Boating Party” by Pierre Auguste Renoir

Introduction The work of art I have selected for this critique is the oil on canvas painting titled Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre Augusta Renoir of France. The artwork is currently hosted at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, as part of its resident collections. The painting was...