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The value of knowledge: the role of Knowledge Management and Innovation

| December 15, 2012

Introduction Knowledge is a powerful weapon for any institution, whether belonging to business, politics, social work or art. It plays a vital role in the functioning of any organisation, especially if the organisation is a business organisation seeking to take maximum advantage of the knowledge that it is has collected and organised, making sure it […]

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Sociology Dissertation Topics

Sociology Dissertation Topics

| October 12, 2012 | 4 Comments

1.0 Introduction A number of issues that fall within the category of social science form the foundation of an in-depth and extensive research on any sociology topic. This article provides suggestions into a number of sociology dissertation topics covering ten areas of study under social science.

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Piaget’s Developmental Theory

Piaget’s Developmental Theory

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

1.      ABSTRACT The main aim of this research was to test Piaget’s developmental theory on children within the pre-operational stage. Piaget claimed that children aged 2 – 7 are unable to make appearance and reality distinctions of liquids, mass and numbers, while some other theorists claim that with the appropriate wording and concept, children would […]

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Sociology Essay: Impact of Heroin on Families

Sociology Essay: Impact of Heroin on Families

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In today’s global world, there has been rising cases of drug abuse. Illicit use of Opiates, especially heroin has dominated most parts of the world with more than 281,000 heroin users in England and more than 50,000 drug users in Scotland. UK currently has the highest the rates of illicit drug use in […]

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Sociology Essay: Impact of Globalization Trends

Sociology Essay: Impact of Globalization Trends

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Introduction Globalization is a widely discussed and contested topic. The process of globalization has profound impacts on the capacity of a nation to formulate its policies. It is accompanied by a seemingly endless process of change within education (Peters, 1992). Globalization is one main issue that is increasingly attracting the attention of most academicians, researchers […]

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The Causes of Young Homelessness and the Theory Behind It

The Causes of Young Homelessness and the Theory Behind It

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

  I have chosen this research topic in order to increase awareness of homelessness amongst young people of 16-24 years old. By raising awareness I hope also to put pressure on local people  to be more helpful to them so that they feel less socially excluded.

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Free Practical Sociology Essay

Free Practical Sociology Essay

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

1. Introduction In the following I will assess a research article ‘No place called home: the causes and social consequences of the UK housing ‘bubble’’ by Bone and O’Reilly (2010).   A short summary of the article will be included. The article will then be discussed in terms of a model from Burawoy’s typography, identifying which […]

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Psychology Essay: Critical Evaluation of Machin and Spall (2004)

Psychology Essay: Critical Evaluation of Machin and Spall (2004)

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Abstract A critical evaluation of a paper by Machin and Spall which develops a practical model for supporting people suffering from grief and loss through counselling. The model is rooted in a measurement scale, the ‘Adult Attitude to Grief Scale’ which is extended in scope.  Machin and Spall’s paper is briefly summarised, then key […]

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Politics Essay: Margaret Thatcher’s Domestic Reforms

Politics Essay: Margaret Thatcher’s Domestic Reforms

| October 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Which features of Margaret Thatcher’s domestic reforms (1979-1990), if any, are still prevalent in present-day Britain? The echoes of Margaret Thatcher spirit still reverberate in the Conservative-Liberal coalition. There are key aspects of domestic policy introduced by Margaret Thatcher which retain a profound influence on the politics of today. Underpinning all of the domestic agenda […]

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Free Politics Essay: International Political Economy

Free Politics Essay: International Political Economy

| October 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Do developments in international trade regime since 1995 (when WTO was formed) confirm Stephen Krasner’s theory concerning the determinant relationships between trade openness and balance of power? if not, what theory may explain these developments? 1.      Introduction This paper aims to discuss and analyse the effects of trade openness (globalization, free trade and international trade […]

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