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Rodrigo works with WritePass as an Editor. He assists in posting and editing articles on WritePass Journal.

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Discuss the role and importance of the doctrine of judicial precedent in English legal system. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the doctrine?

| January 23, 2017

Introduction The doctrine of judicial precedent is based upon the principle of stare decisis, which means the standing by of previous decisions.

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Critical Discussion: The Historical and Contemporary Uses and Notions of “Race”

| January 23, 2017

Abstract This paper deals with the historical and contemporary uses and notions of the term ‘race’. The discussion is based on the dismissal of most contemporary scholars of the notion of ‘race; based on 19th century scientific taxonomies.

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To what extent are developmental states emerging within Africa and what policies could be adopted to support them?

| January 23, 2017

Introduction This essay is concerned with analysing what role, if any, the model of the ‘developmental state’ can play within Africa.

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Have the UK banking law regulation reforms introduced after the 1st of April 2013 led to increased and sufficient protection to promote financial stability?

| January 23, 2017

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).

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Conceptualising Change As A Planned And Manageable Process

| January 23, 2017

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.

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Determination of the vitamin D status of adults living in the UK and identification of factors influencing the efficacy of dietary intervention

| January 23, 2017

Introduction There is overwhelming clinical evidences that vitamin D plays a significant role in terms of the normal functioning of human body.

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Partnership Care Nursing: A review of two Peer-reviewed Journals on Care Nursing

| January 23, 2017

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.

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Heritage and Production of Archaeological Data

| January 23, 2017

Introduction This critical analysis essay centers on heritage, discussing what it demonstrates about the production of archaeological data through case studies.

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How has islamic teaching influenced the intifadas in palestine?

| January 23, 2017

Introduction Throughout history, religion has been a major a factor contributing to wars. Religion has in many ways contributed to hatred, bloodshed and war.

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Abstract for Literature review based on Dentists’ Knowledge of Ionising Radiation dental radiography.

| January 23, 2017

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).

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Critically analyse the ruling of the House of Lords in ‘Howe [1987] 1 AC 417’ that duress is not a defence to murder.

| January 23, 2017

Introduction It will be critically analysed in this study whether the ruling of the House of Lords in ‘Howe [1987] 1 AC 417’ was acceptable and whether the notion that duress is not a defence to murder should continue to apply.

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What Is Hypnosis? Describe the Psychological and Physical Aspects of Hypnosis and Discuss the Role of Relaxation in Hypnotherapy

| January 23, 2017

Introduction This essay discusses the core characteristics of hypnosis, concentrating on its major psychological and physical features.

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Tesco: Assessing the change implications of Tesco’s Rapid International Business process.

| January 21, 2017

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.

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Is Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Working?

| January 21, 2017

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).

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Comparing Person-based Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

| January 21, 2017

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.

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Outline: Assessing The Potential For Using Motivational Strategies Within The Military: Theory And Practical

| January 21, 2017

Introduction Numerous studies have been conducted analysing the role of motivation in enhancing performance of an individual, organization, or a practice (Outgunned, 2012; Zbylut et al., 2007; Dadabhay, 2011).

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The Changing Trend in Counselling Psychology: Internet Counselling as a Psychotherapy Practice

| January 21, 2017

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.

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Human Resources: Global Mobility

| January 21, 2017

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.

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The British-German naval rivalry as a contributing factor to the start of World War One

| January 21, 2017

Introduction One the main arguments that have been presented in order to understand the reasons for the beginning of World War One revolves around the growth of military capabilities in the European continent in the period leading up to the start of the conflagration.

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Advertisement and Promotion in Business

| January 21, 2017

Abstract With the increase in competition among different businesses across all industries, it is vital for companies to ensure that they implement ideal promotional strategies to maintain their competitiveness.

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