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Compare Two Research Articles: Philosophical, Ethical, And Methodological

| December 10, 2016

Introduction This paper will compare the major characteristics of two research articles – which are different in philosophical and methodological approaches but are both related to the service of school social workers – and attempt to show the differences and similarities in ontology, epistemology, ethics, methodology and the methods of both pieces of research.  

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Youth Unemployment and Attitude towards Employment: Comparative Study between Migrants and Non-Migrants

| December 10, 2016

Introduction and Background to the Research Area The United Kingdom’s youth unemployment refers to the rate of unemployment among those individuals who are aged between 18 and 25. These figures are often used as part of political discussions to measure the general position of the economy, however it is contended in this research paper that […]

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A Plan to write an evaluation of the ways in which the European Enlightenment has influenced modern schooling

| December 10, 2016

Introduction The plan includes an introduction, which will include an explanation of what European Enlightenment is and what transpired within this period, as well as the general objective of the brief, which is to evaluate the ways in which it influenced modern schooling.

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The population in Newham is rising and is projected to continue to rise significantly. It has a very young and highly diverse population, and will benefit from a demographic dividend over the next decade, with high proportions of working age individuals and lower proportions of older and younger dependents.

| December 10, 2016

Introduction In reference to the Newham London Local Economic Assessment, 2010 to 20279 (2010), “the population in Newham is rising and is projected to continue to rise significantly. It has a very young and highly diverse population, and will benefit from a demographic dividend over the next decade, with high proportions of working age individuals […]

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Youth Justice in 2011 is tougher on crime than on the causes of crime.

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The aim behind this essay is to ascertain the stance adopted by the UK in terms of how governmental and judiciary authorities deal with the problem of juvenile crime.  In order to gain a fuller understanding of this it would be of interest to compare the perspectives of two different political leaders and how […]

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The Treatment of Somali Refugees in Kenya and Ethiopia: an Assessment

| November 26, 2016

Introduction 1.1 Background After the end of the Cold War, the international community had to build an entirely new agenda for human rights, democracy and development in the world’s most troubled regions (Forsythe, 2006: 210-215; Normand & Zaidi, 2008: 316-323).

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To what extent do World Trade Organization rules act as a barrier to international environmental governance?

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The gradual opening of the arteries of world trade through the World Trade Organisation (WTO), while resuscitating international economics and being a symbol of the “hyperliberalisation” of trade, has been strangling environmental protection (Conca: 2000, Lowenfeld: 2008: O’Neill & Burns: 2005). The need for an effective, robust and objective way to resolve international disputes […]

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Globalization and Social Inequality

| November 25, 2016

Introduction Social inequality is an issue that is much debated today within the social sciences, as well as other disciplines. Although very few would deny that social inequality exists and has always existed in human societies, it is not always clear through what mechanisms it manifests itself, along what lines it progresses, and how we […]

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Culture, ideology, politics and economics are linked in the output of media organisation in way that is true for no other sector of capitalist enterprise

| November 25, 2016

Introduction Although some might believe otherwise, the media is not a neutral or objective institution. It is rather a disputed space that can be manipulated to serve certain interests. McNair (2007:103) affirms that “culture, ideology, politics and economics are linked in the output of media organisation.”

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Youth Justice Policy in Britain (1945-1981) – from Punishment to Welfare

| November 24, 2016

Introduction The discussion of the youth justice policy in Britain has re-gained importance in the aftermath of the August 2011 riots, which spread across London and other major cities in the country. Think tank analysts and policy experts argued, that the youths which allegedly took part in the riots, were disillusioned and de-motivated young people […]

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The Big Society: A Realistic Objective or a Political Myth?

| November 24, 2016

Chapter 1 Introduction Socio-political background The connection between civil society and the state reflects the changing nature of the public – private interaction and poses questions about the role of government in advanced capitalist societies. The constantly changing dynamics of the public-private coexistence is a direct response to the processes of globalization and modernization, which […]

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The End of the Cold War and the New Threats to Global Security

| November 24, 2016

1.Introduction The end of the Cold War marked a new beginning for the international security agenda, and the demise of the simple bipolarity brought forward a revised agenda for human rights, international peace and cooperation and stability.

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The American Influence in the post-Cold War Era: a Critical Perspective

| November 23, 2016

Introduction The post-Cold War era saw the end of the simple bipolarity in international affairs, and the redistribution of power in the international system resulted in the revision of classic concepts of war, power, security and conflict.

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What Role do Unconscious Factors Play in the Experience of Organisational Life, and how can Workers’ Appreciation of these Factors Lead to better Outcomes for Users?

| November 23, 2016

1. Introduction The following essay considers the role that unconscious factors play in organisational life, and looks at the extent to which awareness of these factors amongst workers can improve outcomes for users. The idea is considered both in relation to appropriate literature and also in relation to my own experience of a social work […]

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Economic interdependence as a driver of Regional integration in east asia

| November 22, 2016

Introduction Regional integration has become the focus globally, and East Asia features prominently with its efforts to formalize cooperation in the region into a workable arrangement for the promotion of trade, investment and security.

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To what extent is Congress the broken branch of American politics?

| November 22, 2016

Introduction In recent years Americans’ opinion of Congress has reached historic lows (BBC News Online: 22.11.2011). It is this worrying indictment which has led Thomas Mann to assert that Congress is the broken branch of the US tripartite political system (Mann: 2006).

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A Critical Analysis Of The Relationship Between Urban Conditions And Street Gangs In The United States, 1950 – 2010

| November 21, 2016

INTRODUCTION Gangs are not a recent phenomenon. Since the late 1700’s, street gangs have grown to become a permanent part of the American landscape. The gang label has been widely applied to various groups including prison inmates, organized criminals, outlaws of the 19th century American west and groups of inner city youths (Alonso 2004).

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Protest By Ucu Pensioners

| November 21, 2016

Introduction The morning was cool and relaxed. Nothing exhilarating was happening at the south bank university, other than the usual hustle and bustle of students trying to reach their scheduled classes on time. However, things were to change in the next few minutes.

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Factors influence an individual’s self-concept

| November 21, 2016

Abstract Self-concept is usually defined, in a generic sense, as the set of images, thoughts and feelings that an individual has of himself/herself. Most authors interpret self-concept as a series of attitudes towards the self, globally integrated by three factors: cognitive, behavioral and affective.

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Concluding peace: Motives and challenges behind the 1994 Jordan-Israel peace treaty

| November 21, 2016

Research question and aims:    The intention of this research is to analyze and identify the motives which encouraged both Jordan and Israel to conclude a peace treaty in 1994 and the challenges which they faced in doing so. A key objective will be to identify the personal motivations of King Hussein, Yitzhak Rabin and their […]

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