Author Archive: rodrigo
Rodrigo works with WritePass as an Editor. He assists in posting and editing articles on WritePass Journal.
Discuss the role and importance of the doctrine of judicial precedent in English legal system. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the doctrine?
Introduction The doctrine of judicial precedent is based upon the principle of stare decisis, which means the standing by of previous decisions.
To what extent are developmental states emerging within Africa and what policies could be adopted to support them?
Introduction This essay is concerned with analysing what role, if any, the model of the ‘developmental state’ can play within Africa.
Have the UK banking law regulation reforms introduced after the 1st of April 2013 led to increased and sufficient protection to promote financial stability?
Abstract Banking law regulation has advanced significantly since the global financial crisis was first instigated in 2008. Most notably, on the 1st April 2013 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) was abolished and its functions transferred to two new regulators: the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
Abstract This paper focuses on conceptualising organisational change as a planned and manageable process. Different theoretical assumptions are presented in order to support the argument of change as a planned and manageable process in contemporary organisations.
Determination of the vitamin D status of adults living in the UK and identification of factors influencing the efficacy of dietary intervention
Introduction There is overwhelming clinical evidences that vitamin D plays a significant role in terms of the normal functioning of human body.
Introduction The concept of teamwork in health and social care has a vast literature. For instance, a policy developed by the Department of Health in 2007 mainly focused on eradicating inequalities in health service provision through partnership working between primary care providers and other social care agencies.
Abstract for Literature review based on Dentists’ Knowledge of Ionising Radiation dental radiography.
Abstract for literature review Despite there is a rapid growth in the technology that has myriad benefits in improving the interventions of dental health, only a fewer dentists are well aware of the risk hazards of some these modern technologies (Praveen, et.al. 2013).
Critically analyse the ruling of the House of Lords in ‘Howe  1 AC 417’ that duress is not a defence to murder.
Introduction It will be critically analysed in this study whether the ruling of the House of Lords in ‘Howe  1 AC 417’ was acceptable and whether the notion that duress is not a defence to murder should continue to apply.
What Is Hypnosis? Describe the Psychological and Physical Aspects of Hypnosis and Discuss the Role of Relaxation in Hypnotherapy
Introduction This essay discusses the core characteristics of hypnosis, concentrating on its major psychological and physical features.
Executive summary Change is inevitable in any organization that aspires to grow. As an organization, Tesco has diversified its operations and extended into new markets in various countries such as China, Japan among others.
Introduction Mental health now represents approximately 25% of the ill health burden and is also the single largest cause of disability in the United Kingdom (Hersen & Sturmey, 2012).
Abstract This paper presents a comparison of two therapeutic concepts, person-centred approach and cognitive behavioural therapy in terms of the role of counsellor and client.
Introduction The emergence of counselling psychology as a distinct profession in the United Kingdom two decades ago was a significant pointer that the field’s practitioners, represented by the British Psychological Society, had finally recognised that the field is unique in terms of identity and practicing philosophy.
Introduction, Background and Key Problems Identified In an increasingly international world, the need for the workforce to become more mobile, both physically and mentally, with the willingness to travel internationally as well as being prepared to converse and work in multinational environments has become paramount.