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The Human respiratory & cardiac systems and how each of these parts affect ventilation

The Human respiratory & cardiac systems and how each of these parts affect ventilation

| December 10, 2012

Introduction A) Respiratory System 1)  Name the parts of the body that make up the respiratory system. Describe each of these parts and the role they play in ventilation Nasal Passage This is the route that air enters the body. It is structured as a cavity and is divided by a septum, the posterior section is a […]

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Write a 2000-word theoretical commentary on the issues involved in the initial scenario, and rationale for your responses. Relate the features arising from the specific scenario to wider issues and theories of power and social justice, referring to literature to explain why you thought your two continuations would lead to the outcomes you identified

| December 5, 2012

Introduction Social justice is based on ‘parity of participation’ (Fraser 2006, p16).  It aims to challenge inequalities that society creates such as ‘race’, disability, socio-economic status, sexuality and gender to name but a few. This essay will focus on, gender and sexuality, incorporating homophobia and homophobic bullying within education. This is an issue that is […]

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Success of vertebrates

| December 5, 2012

 Introduction Vertebrate mean backbone and every species in the vertebrate classes has a backbone.  Phylum chordatata contains the most familiar species, which includes humans. All chordates have several things in common that occurs in some stage of their development. They have pharynged slits, which are openings that connect the inside of the throat to the […]

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Understanding human rights

| November 30, 2012

Introduction Human rights are defined as those inalienable and universal rights and freedoms which all individuals enjoy simply because they are human, they are entitlements which we all share regardless of age, gender, race, sexuality, class or culture (Henry 2009: 1). Human right are rights inherent to all human beings, irrespective of the nationality, place […]

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The prevalence of domestic violence in our societies.

| November 30, 2012

ABSTRACT In the last two decades, there has been growing recognition of the prevalence of domestic violence in our societies. Domestic violence has continued to be a global epidemic that kills and tortures physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive human rights violations, denying women and children equality, security, dignity […]

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Has the media created a Chavphobia?

| November 29, 2012

Introduction Within our everyday life, we encounter the world around us as an objective reality. It simply exists, it is real therefore making it obvious that our world is littered with social problems (Best and Loseke ,2006, p.3). Sociologists have long studied the problems facing society in order to discover their root causes and effects. […]

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Social class and educational opportunities

| November 28, 2012

Introduction Social class and educational opportunities is one of the most important issues of educational policy the last decades (Silver, 1973). This essay provides me the opportunity to analyze the relation between social class inequalities and education and to highlight that nowadays education cannot overturn inequalities. The first section of this essay is an attempt […]

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Understanding the causes of things’ requires the social scientist to be aware of the trade-off between generalising across cases and understanding individual cases. What are the implications of this for conducting and using research in the social sciences?

| November 27, 2012

Introduction The social sciences branch out into different fields ranging from economics to anthropology, with each respective field employing different research models and methodologies varying in degree of specificity. Strengths and weaknesses of methodologies, as well as characteristics of research findings differ depending on this degree of specificity and generality. 

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The theoretical developments of Modernism and Postmodernism

| November 26, 2012

Introduction Sociologists Cohen and Kennedy  (2000) have traced the emergence of ‘modernity’ to the 17th century and the dawn of the revolutionary Enlightenment age which brought about historic changes and influenced European societies by dramatically transforming primary and secondary institutions. The term ‘modernity’ encapsulates the progress of society, from primitive civilisation through modern era characterised […]

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A Four-Month Oscillation Detected from Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A Measurements in the Arctic and Antarctic

| November 24, 2012

Abstract Satellite microwave measurements can penetrate through clouds and therefore provide unique information of surface and near-surface temperatures and surface emissivity. In this study, the brightness temperatures from NOAA-15 Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU-A) are used to analyze the surface temperature variation in the Arctic and Antarctic regions during the past 13 years of period […]

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A Critical Discussion of Research Methods and Approaches

A Critical Discussion of Research Methods and Approaches

| November 22, 2012

  Introduction: Progressing further from the literature review, a research methodology is proposed and formulated concentrating on the design, implementation and careful analysis of the data to achieve the main research objective which is to analyse what staff at Asda think of the electronic training and induction which takes place within the company.  This would […]

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Influence of Boron on the Hot Ductility of TWIP steels

Influence of Boron on the Hot Ductility of TWIP steels

| November 22, 2012

1.0 Introduction The demand for crude steel has increased worldwide according to World Steel Association the steel production in 2010 was 1414 million tones.  This shows an increase 15% when compared to the total in 2009 where production was 1229 tonnes. What is interesting is that China accounted for 44% of this total, if China […]

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Outline the main sociological explanations of poverty in western societies. Which of these explanations do you think is most useful? Give reasons for your answer.

| November 21, 2012

Introduction Sociologists and research have agreed that the world “POVERTY” doesn’t have a fix definition or fix measure, which can apply or be acceptable to everyone. According to (thinkquest.org) website debates that “some people describe poverty as a lack of essential items, such as food, clothing, water and shelter needed for proper living”, while UN’s […]

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What obstacles exist for children that are looked after by Local Authorities in England in finding adoptive families?

| November 19, 2012

The goal of providing stable and caring living situations for some children has proved difficult to achieve. This is particularly concerning because of the increasing numbers of children in out-of home care and because such a high percentage of these children are very young (Hogbacka, 2008).

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