Research Papers on Literature

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Research Papers on Literature

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  • Modern Society and Literature

    A 5 page paper which discusses and defines literature and examines the role of literature in contemporary society. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Children's Literature Censorship

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the literature on censorship in children's literature. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Leadership Study Literature Review

    A 20 page literature review that is designed to be used with a study on leadership that employs the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), developed by Kouzes and Posner in the late 1980s. While this review of pertinent literature does not solely address studies that have employed the LPI, this point is occasionally stressed, as this is the study instrument to be employed by the student researching this topic. In the following literature review, research studies are examined in which leadership was addressed in reference to gender, age, ethnicity and education. Bibliography lists 32 sources.

  • Sutton Hoo and its Relationship to Literature

    This 7 page paper examines this famous burial ground and looks at its significance. Literature found at the site is duly noted but its inspiration on later literature and its confirmation of literature of the day are issues explored. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Showalter, Culture and Literature

    A 3 page essay that analyzes Elaine Showalter's A Literature of Their Own, which offers a challenge to the narrowness of the traditional canon of what is considered to be valuable contributions by women to English literature. In so doing she directly addresses the way in which culture has had an influence on women's literature. Showalter's theoretical perspective presents women's writing in terms of being a subculture, which evolved in direct reaction to the elements in mainstream patriarchal culture that tended to trivialize women's experience and role in society. No additional sources cited.

  • Learning Enhancement and the Integration of Math and Literature

    7 pages. This research review includes a synthesis of the recent literature on the topic of integrating literature and math in the classroom. It reflects critical analyses of the research design, methods and the conclusions drawn by the researchers. This is a well-written paper explaining all aspects of the research design and analysis of the findings in the usefulness of the integration of literature and mathematics in teaching. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Dystopian and Utopian Literature from 1500-2000

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the type of literature to emanate from the time period. Apocalyptic literature is touched on. Machiavelli's The Prince is one work that is explored. More's Utopia is also discussed. The paper focuses on literature in the 1500s but also goes touches on the centuries to follow. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Postcolonial Literature in Morocco and Kenya

    A 7 page paper assessing the primary features of postcolonial literature, focusing on the Kenya and Morocco through the work of Ngugi wa Thiong’o and Fatima Mernissi. Both of these views of postcolonial literature provides readers with a basis for asking “what if” questions. Though the degrees to which each goes vary greatly, each maintains that foreign influence inexorably and irrevocably changed their cultures, providing the primary feature of postcolonial literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Grade Point Averages and Music Education

    A 5 page research paper that examines the current literature regarding whether or not music instruction has a positive effect on academic performance. After a literature review, the writer concludes that music instruction is beneficial to academic performance, but that literature discounts the celebrated "Mozart Effect," which maintains that just listening to classical music can improve math scores. Instruction in playing an instrument appears to be crucial in obtaining the optimum cognitive effects from music education. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • American Contributions of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allen Poe made contributions to America that went far beyond the contribution of his literature contributions. He supported both literature and art, and educating American minds. In doing so, he helped establish a number of magazines and newspapers as well as the American literary and art scene. These contributions greatly assisted the American public and establish American art and literature, as well as assisting Poe hone his own art. 5 works cited. jvPoepro.rtf

  • Nursing Literature and Pain Management

    A 7 page research paper that examines relevant nursing literature regarding the topic of pain relief/management. The hypothesis for this investigation posits that relevant nursing literature on pain relief/management offers viable options that can be investigated regarding alternatives to traditional analgesic pain remedies. A survey of studies published within the last five years in various nursing journals was conducted and this produced a literature review that verified this hypothesis. Implications for nursing practice and further research are discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Intensive Care Unit Stress, Meeting Needs of Family, and Coping

    A 14 page literature review. This examination of literature summarizes current variables in regards to the relationship of stress and coping to meeting the needs of families of traumatic brain injury patients in an intensive care unit (ICU). First of all a theoretical framework will be discussed, which is followed by a summation of current research, concluding with a summary of findings discerned from this literature review. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Nutrition and Exercise in the Treatment of Mental Illnesses

    This 20 page paper presents a literature review assessing the potential influence of nutrition and regular exercise are mental health patients. The paper starts by looking at the problem and the background problem, then present an in-depth discussion on the way in which the literature review was performed, including identification of databases and search terms used. A single article is assessed and then a comprehensive literature review is presented. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • ICU Patients and Communication

    A 10 page research paper that examines the literature on communicating with critical ill patients. This literature demonstrates that communication with the critically ill is a complex area. Some of the literature pertains to the issues surrounding difficult end-of-life decisions while other studies address the problems of dealing with the families of children in ICU and the importance of communicating with unconscious or sedated patients. The common factor in all of the research, however, is that the importance of communication is emphasized. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Perspective on Slavery

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of some basic questions regarding the literature of slavery, including: 1. What is/was one of the most enduring themes in African American literature? 2. Why did early African American anti-slavery advocates study the history of human slavery? and 3. Define fully the term social death. These questions are answered relative to works of African American literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Playing in the Dark by Toni Morrison

    A 4 page book review that summarizes and analyzes the points made by Toni Morrison in her text Playing in the Dark, which deals with the traditions of American literature. Morrison begins her exploration of the literary imagination by voicing her intention to "draw a map...a critical geography" than what is typically presented in American literature (Morrison 3). This "map" is laid out in three sections that build upon each other, revealing a landscape in American literature that is largely unexplored and indicative of African Americans abiding influence on all things considered to be "American." No additional sources cited.

  • Early Literature and Poetry of China and Japan and Women

    A 12 page research paper. Japanese and Chinese literature, both poetry and prose, have extensive roots that reach far into their histories. This is especially true of China, which is the only country in the world with a literature, written in one language, which goes back 3,000 consecutive years. Throughout their long histories, these cultures have influenced each other. The following examination of Chinese and Japanese literature looks specifically at the significance of female writers in these traditions. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Showalter, Culture and Literature

    A 3 page essay that analyzes Elaine Showalter's A Literature of Their Own, which offers a challenge to the narrowness of the traditional canon of what is considered to be valuable contributions by women to English literature. In so doing she directly addresses the way in which culture has had an influence on women's literature. Showalter's theoretical perspective presents women's writing in terms of being a subculture, which evolved in direct reaction to the elements in mainstream patriarchal culture that tended to trivialize women's experience and role in society. No additional sources cited.

  • Dystopian and Utopian Literature from 1500-2000

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the type of literature to emanate from the time period. Apocalyptic literature is touched on. Machiavelli's The Prince is one work that is explored. More's Utopia is also discussed. The paper focuses on literature in the 1500s but also goes touches on the centuries to follow. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Sutton Hoo and its Relationship to Literature

    This 7 page paper examines this famous burial ground and looks at its significance. Literature found at the site is duly noted but its inspiration on later literature and its confirmation of literature of the day are issues explored. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Women in A Woman by Sibilla Aleramo and The Leopard by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

    A 4 page acknowledgment of the variation which exist in literature in regard to the presentation of women’s roles. Regardless of the country of origin, literature expresses the author’s liberty to be either sympathetic to women's roles or cynical as to those roles. Their portrayals can be either detailed, shallow, or stereotypical. In most cases literature produced by female authors is more positive in terms of its depiction of women than is literature produced by males. A particularly interesting point of comparison as to how women’s roles are presented in Italian literature exists in Guiseppe Di Lampedusa’s “The Leopard” and Sibilla Aleramo’s “A Woman”. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Multiculturalism And Literature In The Classroom

    This 9 page paper is written in four parts. The first part looks at the current trends in content area reading and content oriented literature, including the movement towards the requirement for the ability to discern between sources and critical literature review skills rather than just issues of comprehension. The second part fop the paper considers the way that technology may be used within a reading program. The third part of the paper examines the four approaches proposed by Banks in the way multicultural literature may be used in the classroom, looking at the contribution approach, the additive approach, the transformation approach and the decision making and social action approach. The last part of the paper outlines some ideas for the way multicultural literature may be used in the classroom. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Women in Sub Saharan Africa and High Rates of HIV and AIDS

    This 39 page literature review examines nine articles related to the spread of AIDs in Africa and pays particular attention to gender specific reach. At the same time, the literature is broad and also encompasses a wide array of material that examines things such as socioeconomic status and media campaigns against AIDS. The primary question explored by this literature review is: "Why is there a high incidence of HIV/AIDS among women in sub-Sahara Africa?" The literature does include a variety of articles that cover several topics. Concepts such as condom use, rape, polygamy, stigma and breast-feeding are included in the discussion. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Computer-Based Instruction/Effect on Reading Achievement

    A 33 page research paper that offers a review of literature addressing this topic. The following study surveys a broad-selection of scholarly literature pertaining to the effect that CBI has on increasing reading achievement. Using Internet resources and database, the researcher located articles describing empirical research studies with CBI and also articles summarizing and discussing CBI in regards to reading. These articles are summarized in an extensive literature review and then summarized and analyzed as to content and the resulting implications. Results from this investigation were mixed, but, on the whole, they support the contention that CBI does increase student reading achievement. However, the researcher also discusses literature that disagrees with this assessment and what this suggests as to future ramifications. Paper includes 1 page abstract and a 2 page table of contents. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • American Literature and the Impact of Benjamin Franklin

    A 5 page paper which examines the impact Benjamin Franklin had on American literature, specifically considering his autobiography. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • American Literature and the Influence of Benjamin Franklin

    A 5 page paper which examines the impact Benjamin Franklin had on American literature, specifically considering his autobiography. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature and Essay Writing

    A 3 page paper which argues that writing an essay is not very similar to writing a piece of literature. Bibliography provides student’s sources.

  • Literature Review on Flexible Work

    This 10 page paper is a review of literature with regard to flexible working hours. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Literature Review of Mathematics Distance Learning

    This 8 page paper provides a review of literature on the use of online education in mathematics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Fires in Hospital Operating Rooms

    This 13 page paper is a review of literature dealing with fires in hospital operating rooms. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Suicide, Stress, and Coping

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the topic and relates it to the findings in the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • History of Latin Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines the history of Latin literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Egyptian Literature, Indus Valley, and Feudalism

    A 4 page paper which examines Egyptian literature, the Indus Valley civilization, and the characteristics of feudalism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The “Journey Motif” in Literature

    This 6 page paper discusses various journeys, spiritual, psychological and physical, in several works of literature. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • The 20s and 30s and Literature

    A 3 page paper which examines the characteristics of literature between the world wars. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • This 3-page paper discusses how Edgar Allan Poe uses various attributes that encompass Gothic literature. There are 2 sources cited.

  • TOUCH THERAPY AND PREMATURE BABIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 8-page paper focuses on literature and research conducted on the effects of gentle massage on preterm infants. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • TRAINING AND CHANGE:A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 17-page paper is a literature review about the importance of training and change management. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 5-page paper provides a literature review about recruiting, interviewing and hiring in an organization. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review/Diabetic Foot Care

    A 3 page research paper that provides a brief literature review on diabetic foot care. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Nokia in China

    This 50 page paper looks at the positioning of the Nokia brand in China and how successful Nokia’s marketing and strategy has been in the Chinese mobile or cellular telephone market. The paper is starts with an introduction which includes the aims of the research to identify the current position of Nokia in China and assess its’ level of success. The paper then undertakes an in-depth literature review looking at Nokia, its’ history and general developments and marketing strategies that have impacted on the way positioning has been developed. The literature review then considers China, the social economic and political influences and the way Nokia have developed operations in China and created their current marketing position. The paper then presents simulated primary research to assess the perception of the Nokia brand by consumers. This section includes the methodology and the presentation of the questionnaire and the results. The paper ends with a conclusion bringing together the primary research and the findings of the literature review. The bibliography cites 60 sources.

  • Submissive Characters In Children's Literature: Influence Upon Self-Perception In Female Children

    6 pages in length. Children's literature is replete with visual imagery of worlds that exist beyond reality's realm; to equip a child with a story that takes her outside her established precepts is to fortify that young mind with additional learning tools for life. However, not every lesson learned within the pages of children's literature is of a positive nature, inasmuch as some messages drive home antiquated gender identity roles that impose significantly distorted perceptions upon naïve and vulnerable readers. When cast as submissive characters by virtue of their gender, children are taught that such famous "people" as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty represent how women are expected to be in the real world; without benefit of truly understanding the fantasy component of children's literature, they take with them these skewed perceptions and unknowingly incorporate them into their own psychological development. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Grades Seven through Twelve and Literacy That is Literature Based

    A 12 page paper that begins with an abstract. This essay has three sections in the main body of the paper. The first is an outline of a literature based literacy program for grades 7-12. The second part of the essay presents the program materials: the primary literature program, which is the Globe Fearon Literature program. This program is designed for reading levels 6-10. A description and justification for secondary materials is presented next, followed by a special discussion on writing activities. An example of titles is offered in the secondary materials section. The next section discusses the types of modification that could be made for different learners, e.g., the ESL learner or a student with learning disabilities and who is reading below grade level. The last section is a short conclusion. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Author Stephen Crane and the Naturalist Literary Genre

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the naturalism genre in literature and writer Stephen Crane. American writer Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was well known for his naturalist style during his time. Naturalism in literature was a philosophy used by writers to describe humans in regards to the influences and interactions within their own environments. The characters described in naturalist literature were usually in dire surroundings and often from the middle to lower classes. Despite their circumstances however, humans within naturalist literature were able to eventually overcome their situations by some form of courage or heroism which Crane found to be consistent in all of the cultures and setting he studied. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • ICT School Strategies Development

    This 37 page paper examines the way in which strategies should be formulated for teaching information and communication technology ICT, or information technology (IT) on schools so that all students can leave with good IT skills. The paper is written with a full table of contents (not included in the page count), includes the research rationale and keys aims. An in-depth literature review is conducted, studying the different barriers that exist and the different approaches which may be used for curriculum design. The paper then presents some primary research (fictitious) to demonstrate how this can be presented and then tied in with the literature review. The paper needs with recommendations of future ICT teaching strategies. The paper focuses on UK secondary schools (years 7 – 13), but would be applicable to other countries and other areas of education. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Elementary School Mathematics, Science, and the Internet

    A 9 page literature review that addresses the use of the Internet in teaching math and science in the elementary classroom. Elementary school teachers today are confronted not only with the sometimes daunting task of instructing a diverse student population in the intricacies of science and mathematics, but they are also frequently required to incorporate new technology into their pedagogy as they do so, such as the Internet. This review of relevant literature on this topic examines several questions. First of all, it asks if use of the Internet helps or hinders the instruction of elementary student in regards to studying science and math, or is it simply one more item to be addressed in an overworked teacher's busy agenda? Assuming that the use of the Internet facilitates educational goals for elementary schoolchildren studying math and science, what are the best pedagogical practices in regards to Internet instruction? Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Information Technology Lessons, Student Performance, and Gender Differences

    There is a great deal of research that indicates there is a gender difference in the classroom when studying IT. Most research indicates that female students are disadvantaged and are not reaching their full potential. However, there is also some research that indicates there is equality. This 30 page paper undertakes a literature review to identify the relevant studies and how gender differences may be manifesting and then conducts primamry research based on a questionnaire supplied by the student to test the empirical evidence. The paper then correlates the primamry research and the literature review in a discussion and recommendations. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Health and Illness Interpretations

    A 5 page research paper that review 5 stories of illness and healing. Insight into processes associated with both illness and healing do not necessarily have to come from medical texts or research on nursing. Literature abounds with works that provide perspective and understanding about how illness, even fatal illness, can promote psychic healing and the most healing elements are not always the ones that are the most obvious. The following examination of definitions of illness and healing looks at the lessons that can be learned from works of literature, each focusing on a different aspect of illness, death and learning to live. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Pay Disparity and Gender in both Private and Public Sector Jobs

    This 29 page paper investigates gender pay disparity in both the private and public sectors. Sections include: Introduction, Definitions, Literature Review, and Conclusions. The introduction offers a general overview of the topic and the implications of gender pay gaps. The literature review cites numerous studies on this topic and reports figures that demonstrate a gender pay gap. The writer reports how much of the gap is attributable to characteristics of men and women, such as men working longer hours, family and child rearing, education and experience. The writer points to the glass ceiling and the glass wall that prohibit women from achieving higher level positions and that discourage women from entering certain occupations and careers. The writer also comments on where the pay gap is most severe – in the public or private sector. A recommendation is made in the conclusion for changing this situation. 4 Tables are included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • High School Science Teaching

    A 7 page paper that represents a college student's ability to blend theory with practice. This essay begins by identifying two themes that emerged from both the literature and coursework - students have different learning styles and science curriculum and methods of teaching need to change. The essay discusses why science education needs to change with an emphasis on secondary schools. The paper identifies the courses the student enjoyed the most and relates that to the literature on the need for the active engagement of students with the curriculum and materials. Gardner's multiple intelligences theory is outlined with an example of a science teacher who used this framework. This is also related to theory and practice in teaching science. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • General Anesthesia and Explicit Memory

    A 6 page research paper that offers a literature review on the incidence of explicit memory awareness during general anesthesia. Prior to the advent of anesthesia, the excruciating pain involved in surgery put patients into a state of shock that often proved fatal. In a small, rare number of cases, for reasons that remain obscure despite numerous studies, some patients do not fall into an oblivious state of unconsciousness. Sometimes they are aware of their surroundings, and sometimes they are even aware of experiencing pain. This review of literature on this topic shows that, despite the vast empirical research that has been done on this topic, there is still much that needs to be discerned. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Government Regulations Regarding TV Violence

    A 15 page paper. Concerns about the amount and effects of television violence are not new; the issue was first raised in Congress in 1950. This paper begins with a Prospectus of the paper. The headings of the main paper include: an introduction that includes the research question and answer; a review of the literature which includes a brief historical overview on the topic, research that addresses the effects of television violence, laws and regulations that have been passed, an analysis of the literature and laws, and a conclusion wherein alternatives and probable outcomes are discussed. Annotate Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Six Stories and Lower and Upper Classes

    A 5 page essay that addresses six works by six authors: Orwell, Dostoevsky, Goldsmith, Goldstone, Huxley and Jackson. The writer argues that literature is, among other things, a reflection of an author's perception of society, its values and concepts of knowledge and truth. As this suggests, through the medium of literature, readers can gain insights about their society, and particularly its class structure, which they may not perceive in the course of their everyday lives. This examination of six works illustrates this principle, as each tale focuses on a different aspect of class structure, informing the reader, but, more importantly, causing the reader to reflect on the justice of taken for granted societal norms. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • A look at C.K. Barrett's The New Testament Background

    A 5 page book review of C.K. Barrett's The New Testament Background: Selected Documents (1956). For the theology student, the study of New Testament scriptures also involves consideration of the wealth of collected wisdom and experience that is recorded in ancient literature, as these works describe the "history and thought of the world in which the Church was born" (Barrett xvii). Theology students hear constant references to this compendium of knowledge from their professors without usually encountering these works first hand, as most students never read these works themselves. Considering these facts, C.K. Barrett concluded that theology students need a guide to ancient world literature that aids them in regards to New Testament studies. Consequently, Barrett compiled such a text, which cites a variety of ancient documents that--collectively--offer a comprehensive picture for the modern student of the ancient world. No additional sources cited.

  • Evaluation of Hospital Quality

    An 11 page research paper that address hospital quality. Hospitals in industrialized countries account for roughly 40 percent of total healthcare spending (Blendon, et al, 2004). Considering this, it is not surprising that hospitals generally stand at the center of effects to improve the quality of healthcare service while also controlling costs. In order to accomplish such a task, the first goal must be to establish standards against which quality can be evaluated. This literature review examines how hospital quality service is defined in relevant literature. The resulting information is then used to formulate an instrument for evaluating quality, both quantitatively and qualitatively, by employing a sample group made up of medical and healthcare providers as well as the patients they serve. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Canada's New Influx of Immigrants and Depression

    A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. Canada is currently experiencing a huge influx of new immigrants. This factor not only affects the Canadian economy and work market, but also it impacts the health care system. The question arises, however, as to precisely what the impact on the health care system will be as this involves determining the needs of this demographic group. The framework for this literature review addresses this question specifically in regards to the topic of mental heath and incidence of depression among new immigrants to Canada. As immigration necessarily implies a period of transition, in which cultural and psychological adjustment is required, it seems logical that depression could be a serious problem among new immigrant groups. The following literature review explores what research has to say on this hypothesis and also what studies reveal about the factors that affect depression among new immigrants, as well as the prevalence of depression. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Focused Clinical Inquiry of Hip Replacement Patient

    A 10 page research paper that discusses Total hip replacement (THR), which has been identified in medical literature as one of the most "successful and cost-effective surgical interventions" (McMurray, et al, 2005). This discussion of THR relates literature on this topic to the requirements of a nursing student to formulate a focused clinical inquiry that pertain to a patient that the student car for a his/her practice clinical placement in an orthopedic ward. As the student did not provide details about this experience, the information is general, so that the student can adapt it when reporting in his/her own paper. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • System Change In Organizations; Enterprise Resource Planning and The Case Of Nestle

    This 35 page paper looks at the drivers and potential benefits as well as the disadvantages that are associated with the implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP). The paper starts with an introduction outlines aims and objectives and a justification for the research. An in depth literature review looks at a number of issues considering the implementation of ERP, including what it is, the drivers for its' adoption, the key success factors for implementation at a practical and a human level and the potential problems. The paper then looks at Nestle, a large company hat have been implementing an ERP strategy and considerers the case study in the context of the previous literature review. The bibliography cites 37 sources.

  • Management and Communication Applied to Mott, Inc.

    An 86 page paper providing a literature review and synthesis to apply to a small clothing retailer. Sound management and solid communication are touted as being highly beneficial for organizations competing in today's competitive business environment, but in spite of the proliferation of the topics in academic literature and the business press many organizations still are unsure of how to proceed to improve their companies. This paper reviews conditions at a three-location clothing retailer and suggests how improved communication and more astute management at the store level can benefit the company and its stakeholders. Includes an abstract and table of contents. Bibliography lists 48 sources.

  • Piano and Orchestra

    A 6 page research paper/essay that explores critical literature that has addressed the relationship between the piano and the orchestra that exists within the context of concerti and how this relationship has been represented in terms of the Romantic era notion of the individual against society. This notion pictures the solo pianist as a lone warrior pitted against the formidable sound of a full orchestra. The pianist is the hero that defies the conformity and domination of society as represented by the orchestra. The following examination of literature and thought on this topic, first of all, lays out the parameters of the piano/orchestra relationship as it is expressed in Romantic works; and then investigates whether or not the same can be said about impressionist concerti, or if this style of music ushered in a new relationship. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Foreign Policy Articles

    A 7 page research paper that offers an analysis of literature, which addresses the nature of foreign policy formulation. First of all, it examines the work of Jean A. Garrison, whose conceptualization of the policymaking process provides a cohesive, insightful framework for understanding the decision-making process within the context of group dynamics. The utility of this framework is then discussed in reference to various case scenarios drawn from history and discussed in scholarly literature. Collectively, this indicates how scholarship facilitates understanding the origins and complexities of the governmental policies that serve to shape the contemporary world and its history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Wellness & Nutrition for Healthy Aging

    A 7 page research paper that contains a brief abstract and addresses the nutritional needs of the elderly. The writer examines literature pertaining to the crucial role that nutrition plays in regards to obtaining the goal of healthy aging in populations of older adults. Using a theoretical framework provide by the nursing theory of Joyce Fitzpatrick, this examination and synthesis of relevant literature specifically addresses how nutrition impacts wellness and the implications of this information relative to nursing practice. Sections of this paper are identical to khwelnut.rtf, but this paper focuses on the needs of older adults, while khwelnut.rtf addresses nutritional needs across in both older adults and children. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Beowulf, Tempest, Don Quixote/Their Lasting Appeal

    A 7 page essay that examines 3 works of great literature. “Beowulf,” the Anglo-Saxon epic poem by an unknown poet; Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”; and “The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha” by Miguel de Cervantes illustrate the characteristics of a great work of literature that cause it to endure. Examination of these three great literary works demonstrates that each one continues to resonant with modern readers because they accurately reflect human nature. Additionally, each work demonstrates expert use of such features as characterization and plot construction. Also, each author’s use of language is lyrically beautiful and expertly executed. No additional sources cited.

  • Geishas

    A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a study. This study consists of a literature review to ascertain the legitimacy of the Western perception that geishas are prostitutes. This examination of literature is based on the hypothesis that this prevalent Western assumption pertaining to geishas is false. While sexuality is undoubtedly a part of the lives of these women, this private part of their lives in not a part of their role as geisha. This study explores what does constitute the appeal of the geisha, the history of the profession and why the West has this fundamental misconception about the geisha’s art. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Chapter Eight of the Book of Daniel in Terms of Imagery and Apocalyptic Visions

    A 16 page research paper that examines in detail the eighth chapter of the Book of Daniel as a piece of Jewish apocalyptic literature. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Transformational Leadership/Nurse Retention

    A 15 page research paper that offers a literature review that focuses on defining the concept of transformational leadership and, in so doing, also focuses on discerning what empirical studies reveal about hospital management's effectiveness at educating staff on the benefits of the transformational leadership paradigm. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Interview With Nurse CEO

    A 7 page paper that begins with a summary of this hypothetical interview with a nurse who is the CEO of a health network. The essay responds to certain questions asked and provides elaboration from the literature. Questions focus on leadership issues, such as definition, trends, qualities, philosophy, learning experiences, mentors and more. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literacy Standards Within Nursing Education Programs

    A 7 page research paper. In nursing, as with other healthcare professions, it is imperative to the standards of a professionalism that nurses make learning a continuing priority throughout their careers. In order to accomplish this goal, specific literacy skills are required. Nursing personnel should cultivate critical thinking skills, computer literacy, information literacy, and literacy in nursing informatics. This examination of these topics focuses on the available literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Changing Image in the Nursing Profession

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the image of nursing and how this image should change. Examination of the literature on this topic suggests that the key to recruiting and retaining nurses, of both genders, is to reconcile the various images of nursing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Primary Care v. Team Nursing

    A 12 page research paper that examines this question in regards to the competing paradigms of team nursing versus primary care nursing. The writer offers a critical study of literature on this topic, which evaluates the pros and cons of each perspective in regards to the question of whether or not team nursing is the right course to take for a specific work environment. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Personal Nursing Ethics

    A 4 page research paper/essay that offers advice to a nursing student on how to write a personal reflection paper that discusses the student’s ethics and values. In order to do this, the writer employs tutorial language that draws on specific examples of nursing integrity and values in action from nursing literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Health Promotion

    A 4 page research paper that discuss nursing and health promotion, which has become a prominent theme in nursing literature. The writer discusses the definition of health promotion, its purpose and nursing responsibilities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nursing Leadership

    A 10 page research paper that is based on an opening scenario, which pictures conflict in a nursing environment. This survey of nursing literature highlights several of the models of leadership that have been formulated that a nursing manager can utilize to address the situation in the scenario. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Leadership, Management Experience in 2 Nursing Environments

    A 4 page paper in which the writer offers tutorial advice and specific examples drawn from nursing literature in order to help a student discuss leadership/management in terms of being a charge nurse on a psychiatric unit and as an independent dialysis nurse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Families Should Decide Own Health Goals

    An 8 page research paper that offers a discussion of the family health nurse's role, which focuses on the aspect of decision-making and who is the most qualified to establish health goals and make health-oriented decisions, the professional health practitioner or families themselves. This examination of literature indicates that the role of the family nurse should be to empower family members in the task of determining their own health goals by helping families develop their strengths within the context of an egalitarian, collaborative partnership with the family health nurse. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Nursing Issues and the Health Issues of the West Family

    A 5 page research paper that is framed around a scenario describing the West family members indicates numerous health issues. The following discussion selects 5 of these issues and relates them to literature and to a relevant nursing issue. Then two of these nursing issues are used to formulate a nursing care plan. There are four current members of the West household and a fifth on the way, as May West is 8 weeks pregnant. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Article Review and Discussion of Nursing Mentoring

    A 3 page literature review of mentoring in nursing, followed by a closer review of a specific article. The topic is mentoring among new nurse managers, but can apply to all levels and types of nursing. Mentoring provides benefit for more than only the two individuals directly involved in the mentoring relationship. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Med/Surg Leader, An Interview

    A 7 page research paper. Nursing leadership is acknowledged to be one of the most crucial factors in addressing the current and emerging needs of the healthcare system. This investigation explores issues related to nursing leadership, first of all, by summarizing literature that defines and discusses the way in which leadership models relate to concepts of formal and informal power and then by offering a hypothetical interview with a nursing leader that exemplifies the principles associated with this topic. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Nursing and Evidence Based Practice Enhancement

    A 7 page paper discussing the trend toward evidence-based practice. The concept of evidence-based nursing is an attractive one that calls for abandoning closely-held, longstanding attitudes toward many of the duties of nursing. There are problems with making that shift, however, not the least of which is the time required to search and study current literature. Nursing leadership can help to overcome this significant barrier. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Quality Nursing Care

    An 8 page research paper that discusses the principles of quality nursing care. Nurses constitute the largest group of healthcare practitioners offering direct patient care; and therefore, whether or not patients receive quality care is intrinsically tied to the level of professionalism exhibited by a nursing staff (Hassmiller and Cozine, 2006). It follows then that quality patient care is the quintessential goal of nursing. This exploration of literature offers an overview of the principles of quality patient care that have been developed by nursing scholarship. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Hypothetical Interview/Nursing Leader

    A 6 page research paper that offers suggestions to a student on how to intertwine literature on leadership with an interview of a nursing leader. Topics covered include the impact of formal and informal structures of power, leadership styles and the relationship between leadership style and nurse recruitment and retention. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Advance Practice Nursing and Postgraduate Degrees

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current literature regarding the importance of completing a postgraduate diploma in a specialty area and the focus on this credential, the postgraduate diploma, for advanced practice nurses. This paper considers the fact that many advanced practice nurses have not necessarily received postgraduate diplomas, but more and more hospitals are assessing the importance of this degree in emergency departments. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

    A 10 page research paper that offers a review of medical-surgical nursing literature that specifically investigates the latest information on VAP, what it is, which patients are most vulnerable and how nurses are addressing this risk to positive patient outcomes. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Quality within Australian Nursing

    A 10 page research paper that offers a comprehensive literature review in regards to factors and principles associated with quality nursing care, with a particular focus on nursing in Australia. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • Dealing with Change/Miami Valley Hospital

    A 3 page research paper that offers advice to a nursing student on how to address the change occurring within the student’s workplace, which is Miami Valley Hospital located in Dayton, Ohio. The writer summarizes literature on nurse/patient ratios and change theory. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Should A Nursing Manager Quit?

    A 4 page research paper that discusses a scenario that proposes that a nursing manager is considering leaving her job due to stress. The writer discusses an ethical decision making model in detail, relating it to current literature that describes the nursing shortage and hospital working conditions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Spiritual Nursing

    A 6 page research paper that offers a literature critique, which examines the topic of spirituality and nursing and how this area of nursing endeavors to fulfill the needs of pediatric patients. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nursing Shortage in Canada

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the shortage of nurses in Canada and the factors that affect this situation. This literature review examines the Canadian nursing shortage from various analytical perspectives and then offers strategies for possible solutions to this major health care problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Coping with Being Understaffed

    A 5 page research paper that first presents a nursing management scenario that hinges on a rural hospital being understaffed. This examination of literature utilizes the Six Sigma approach to problem solving in order to provide an answer to this nursing management scenario. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A Nursing Case

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a nursing case and considers the current literature about the issue. This paper considers the implications of the case for nursing best practice approaches. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Review of an Article on Nursing

    This 8 page paper is a critique of an article: Dahl, Julie, RN, CNP, MS & Penque, Sue, RN, CNP, MS. (2000, March). The Effects of an Advanced Practice Nurse – Directed Heart Failure Program published in The Nurse Practitioner. The writer comments on these issues: purpose and hypothesis of study, population included, appropriateness of data collection and analysis, variables related to the study and control of those variables, internal and external validity, the review of literature, the design of the study, the conclusions drawn, implications and importance of the study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Enteric Feeds and Health Organization Policy

    A 10 page research paper that first addresses health care organization and policy, but then focuses on a specific area of nursing care, enteric (also listed as "enteral" in the literature) feeds. The writer discusses how a nurse research team addressed the problems of tube placement aspiration. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Overview of Roy Adaptation Model

    A 5 page research paper that presents an examination of literature, which offers an overview of the key components of the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM). The writer describes how the RAM addresses the nursing meta-paradigms of person, environment, health and nursing, as well as how Roy envisioned the principal component of her model, i.e., adaptation. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Management of Hypertension Among African Americans

    An 8 page research paper that offers a discussion of literature, which addresses the persistent and severe problem of the high incidence of hypertension among African American populations. First of all the specific background facts of this evidence-based nursing education problem are examined and then the various aspects for a nursing educational intervention are outlined. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • An Analysis of Nursing Care Concepts

    An 8 page nursing concept analysis that explores the topic of caring. The aim of this analysis is to investigate this body of research in order to determine the purposes of caring and how caring can facilitate the goals of nursing practice. The writer explores the literature in regards to a model case study, borderline, etc. while also relating the empirical and theoretical data on this topic. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Levels of Nursing Education

    A 7 page research paper that examines the literature on the role that education plays in practice and, specifically, if the educational level of nurses at the entry level constitutes a significant factor to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Diabetic Education and Nursing

    A 7 page research paper that examines the role of the nurse educator in regards to education of clients suffering from diabetes. The writer discusses current literature, theoretical frameworks for diabetes education and how the role of the nurse educator impacts the lives of diabetic clients. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal on University Student Absenteeism

    This 14 page paper is a full proposal for a study of why university students are absent form lectures. The paper begins with an outline and justification, undertakes a literature review and then outlines a proposal for undertaking the study including the collection and analysis of data. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Alternative Therapies for ADD/ADHD

    A 7 page research paper that examines research literature pertaining to alternative interventions for ADD/ADHD children. The writer particularly focuses on studies on massage/tactile stimulation. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Impact of Adult ADD/ADHD on Education

    A 20 page research paper that provides a literature review on the topic of adult ADD, with particular focus on how ADD affects the processes involved in adult education and degree completion. Topics include diagnosis, treatment, medication, and learning, as well as the impact of ADD on adult education and degree completion. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Proposal for a New Security Model Using Integrated Circuit Card Embedded with User’s Biometrics

    This 16 page paper proposed a new security system using biometric data embedded in a card. Following an introduction a literature review looking at relevant areas of technology is undertaken and the results are sued to suggest a new security system that can be attached and work with other security measures, such as the metal detectors at the entrance at buildings. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    A 10 page research paper that discusses bipolar disorder Examination of literature on this topic indicates some of what has been learned in treating bipolar disorder, and this information suggests conclusions as to how nurses can improve their practice and care of these patients. The writer offers a summary of four relevant studies. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Research Proposal on a Rental Equipment Business's Management Information Systems

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal for a project to study the use of information system in the rental trade. This is a proposal that outlines the questions, undertakes a brief literature reviews before outlining a methodology and a time plan to undertake the project. The bibliography cities 9 sources.

  • Health and Poverty/Incidence of Childhood Asthma

    A 5 page research paper that relates the details of literature review search for studies pertaining to the treatment and management of pediatric asthma among low-income young children. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Organizational Behavior and PepsiCo

    A 12 page research paper that offers an overview of organizational behavior. First of all, it offers an overview of the some topics encompassed by this field, and then it discusses organizational behavior further by offering a comprehensive company profile and investigating what literature concerning this company, i.e., PepsiCo, reveals about its corporate culture and typical organizational behavior. The emphasis in the paper is on diversity. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • A Proposal to Examine How The Effectiveness of Advertising May be Improved

    This 12 page paper is a research proposal to examine the impact that adverting can have on a consumer behavior and intent to purchase a product or service. The proposal gives an introduction, a problem statement, looks at the reason the research is important, presents a literature review and proposes a mixed methodology. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Monitoring of Email and Internet Usage and Ethics

    A 5 page paper. The extensive use of the Internet and e-mail in the workplace has led to more employers monitoring these activities. Monitoring has been attacked on the grounds that invades privacy but there is an enormous amount of literature that demonstrates the legal foundations for such monitoring. This paper addresses this issue and concludes with a resolution that meets both legal and ethical concerns. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature of the First World War, Dying, Mutilation, and Death

    A 7 page essay that examines the work of 5 WWI British poets and also Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. The writer argues that this literature recounts the horrors of war through subtext, that is, not stating observations overtly. Subtext, expressed through metaphor, satire and allusion, provides the motivational engine that propels these works. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Review on Body Image

    This 6 page paper outlines a review of literature on the issue of body image. This paper considers the impact that body image has on the development of eating disorders. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Cultural Understanding of Chinese Women Through Literature and Art

    This 8 page paper examines how women in the Chinese culture are expected to adhere to a far more traditional role than Western women. This paper examines the literature of Ha Jin as well as artwork by Zhou Fang and Chen Yifei in order to provide evidence of this thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Literature Review on Borderline Personality Disorder

    An 18 page literature review that analyzes, contrasts and compares the findings of several research studies pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of borderline personality disorder, which is one of the most complicated conditions encountered by mental health professionals. The writer discusses the DSM-IV criteria for diagnosis and what current research relates about possible treatment modalities. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literary Depiction of Cultures

    This 9 page paper contrasts and compares literature from the cultures of premodern Japan, Spain, and Africa. Things Fall Apart, One Hundred Years of Solitude, and premodern Japanese Fiction writers cited. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on Athletic Injuries and Frequency of Upper vs. Lower Extremity Injuries

    This 12 page paper provides a literature review for injuries sustained by athletes. Different types of injuries are discussed and those involving the lower extremities versus the upper extremities are compared. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Self Discovery and French Literature's Evolution

    This 7 page paper discusses the common theme of the search for self in throughout the history of French Literature. Examples given. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Portrayal of Women in Griselda by Boccaccio, Brothers Menaechmus by Plautus, and 'The Odyssey' by Homer

    A 4 page overview of the one-dimensional treatment of women in the literature of these time periods. This paper features a discussion of the depiction of Penelope from the Odyssey, the shrewd wife in “Brothers Menaechmus” and patient Griselda. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature's Deeper Meaning

    This 4 page paper discusses the interplay between symbolism, foreshadowing, setting, characterization and plot in the creation of a great work of literature. Examples given from classical/modern literary works. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Mentally Retarded Students and Best Instruction Methods

    This 10 page paper explores the relevant literature in terms of how to best educate students with mental retardation. This paper highlights many effective studies which highlight promising methods. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature Review of Consumer Research

    An 8 page paper providing a literature review for the research questions identified in KSresConsHlth.rtf, “Researching Consumer Attitudes in Private Health Insurance.” The review addresses the topics of service quality, process flows and call center operation. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Review of Literature on Biting Nails

    This 3 page paper reviews literature pertinent to the study of the disorder of nail biting. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature Review on Change, Environment, and Culture

    This 6 page paper is a literature review on the subject of change, the environment and culture, looking at theorists including, but not limited to Michael Porter, Henry Mintzberg, Charles Handy, Nadler and Tushman, Lewin, Senge, French and Bell as well as Johnson and Scholes. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • English Literature and Love from the Romantic to Victorian Eras

    This 3 page paper examines the theme of love in English literature by specifically addressing the following works: Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Ubervilles", John Keats "Ode to a Grecian Urn", and Robert Browning's "Porphyria's Lover". This paper provides quotes as evidence of analysis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review of Global Brands' Localization and Technology

    This 10-page paper provides a literature review to determine how and if technology does help localization of global brands. The paper also points out pros and cons to globalizaion versus local marketing activities. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Children's Literature and Female Role Models

    This 30 page paper provides an overview of the roll that women play in children's literature. This paper produces some solid examples of female role models and their impact. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Literature and Epiphany

    A 4 page paper which discusses epiphany in literature. The works examined are Emerson’s “Self Reliance,” Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” and Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues.” Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Questioning the Past in Literature of the Enlightenment

    A 4 page essay that discusses how Enlightenment literature was different from what had come before it. While the Enlightenment looked to the classical past for inspiration, its neoclassicism endeavored to find a balance with the desire to conserve against the desire to obtain independence and its own identity (Gay, 1969). This orientation can be seen clearly various works of Enlightenment writers, such as Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Humanities Makes Life Worth Living Through the Study of Literature, Art, and Music

    This 5 page paper considers the purpose of humanities and a key curriculum of literature, art and music to be studied which demonstrates the beauty of life. This paper also defines the humanities as a means of understanding cultural identity. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Evaluating Latino and Hispanic Children's Literature

    This 14 page paper examines this genre in children's books. An annotated bibliography is included along with a paper that examines the quality of the literature and how it addresses the nuances of the particular culture. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Restoration to Victorian Age British Literature

    This 3 page paper is a brief overview of the development of British literature from the restoration starting in about 1660, to the end of the Victorian age in 1901. The paper looks at the development of styles, content and presentation and cites numerous authors to illustrate the points raised. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Literature Review of Incidences of Septic Shock and Sepsis in ICU Patients

    This 15 page paper is a review of literature on the issue of sepsis and septic shock in the Intensive Care Unit. This paper outlines the pathophysiology of sepsis and the factors that lead to septic shock. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Operating Room Patients' Identification

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current literature regarding the identification of patients in the operating room. This paper considers the problems facing operating room staff in reducing problems related to incorrect identification of patients. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Los Angeles Literature

    This 12 page paper discusses eight books about Southern California, explicates passages from each of them, and explains how the eight relate to one another. It also "grades" and evaluates each novel with regard to how it adds to the literature about Los Angeles and what value (if any) the book has to understanding the culture of Southern California. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • 2 Questions on Great Literature and Its Practical Applications

    This 8 page paper answers two questions posed by a student. Within the answers, six pieces of literature are used: Sappho's The Moon, The Holy Bible, Shakespeare's As You Like It, Homer's Odyssey, Mahabharata and Gilgamesh. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Impact of Post-Release Service Programs on Housing and Employment Procurement for Ex-Cons Suffering From HIV/AIDS

    This 12 page paper provides an overview of the current literature related to the use of post-release programs for individuals who have been incarcerated because of crimes. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Social Importance of Relative Adoptions

    This is a literature review of 10 sources with focus on relative adoptions and their importance to children in the educational and social environment. 11 references. jvAdpRel.rtf

  • Twentieth Century British Experimental Literature

    A paper which considers the move away from traditional literary forms and towards the experimental in British literature of the mid-twentieth century, with particular reference to Woolf's To The Lighthouse and Beckett's Happy Days.

  • Literature and Dual African American Worlds

    This 7 page paper illustrates the conflict of ethnicity to nationality in the literature of two Harlem Renaissance writers: Hurston and Wright. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Ekman et al's Smiles When Lying

    This 5-page paper offers a literature review to support contentions made in the paper "Smiles when Lying," by Ekman et al. The paper discusses results of similar studies and theories. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review and Contemporary Business Sales Strategies

    An eleven page literature review relating to sales and marketing strategies in the modern business environment, with particular reference to the impact of Internet and Web technology, and the changes in marketing which have been brought about by the development of e-commerce. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Literature and Domestic Abuse

    This 5 page paper illustrates the problem of domestice abuse through the illustration of literature. Works used include Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and Roethke's poem, Papa's Waltz. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • New Systems Development and a Literature Review of Operations Management

    This 4 page paper looks at the literature concerning the way in which a collage enrolment system should be designed. The paper draws from different areas of operations management to indicate the way that this should take place. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Importance of Scheduling and Location

    This 4 page paper is a literature review looking at the research on scheduling and associated location issues and includes a brief consideration of time and motion studies. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Literature Review of Emergency Preparedness in Puerto Rico

    This 15-page paper outlines a review of literature in support of an approach for emergency preparedness of Puerto Rico when it comes to natural disasters. The paper also includes natural disaster that occur in Puerto Rico, as well as some recommendations to help spur an emergency management program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literary Psychological Growth and Spiritual Transformation

    This 3 page paper examines many works of great literature and touches on their messages as it relates to certain characters. Whether or not they grow spiritually or psychologically is discussed. Some works included are Kafka's The Metamorphosis and Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper. Several other works are noted. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Literature Review on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    A 10 page literature review that summarize and critiques 5 research studies that address fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Topics explored include effect of FAS on delinquency, improved diagnostic techniques, the importance of early detection, etc. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on Student Athletes, Stressors, Benefits, and Time Management

    This 32-page paper offers a literature review of the concept of time management among student athletes (or lack thereof). Discussions also include the development of sports programs, and increased stress on today's student on many grade levels. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • The Christian Influence in Medieval Literature

    This 4 page paper discusses the influence of Christianity on medieval literature by exploring "Beowulf," "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and Dante. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Disease Surveillance; A Literature Review For Research Into Attitude And Practice Of Ministry Of Health Physicians Toward the Surveillance System In Saudi Arabia

    It is important that there are accurate and efficient surveillance systems to support the protection of public health. This 7 page paper is a literature review looking at different aspects of surveillance systems, including the use of GIS and the role of the physician in that system. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Special Education/Literature Review

    A 15 page research paper that discusses special education, its history in the US. This examination of issues pertaining to special education offers a broad overview of this topic via a review of relevant literature. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • The Female Influence on British Literature

    A 7 page discussion of several of the female British authors that have influenced literature and society. This paper includes Mary Shelly, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Agatha Christie, Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, Margery Allingham, and Elizabeth Gaskell. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • SIM Test Strategies: Literature Review

    A 12 page literature review section of a larger paper. The paper discusses both the teacher and student perspectives, as well as several test-taking strategies that will be used in an attempt to improve reading grade level among sixth-graders at a rural school in North Georgia. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Literature Review on Dementia and Healthcare Employee Attitudes

    This 7 page paper provides an overview of existing literature regarding the nature of dementia and the impacts of physician/nurse attitudes. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • New Orleans Literature: Race, Class and Gender

    A 5 page paper which examines the perspectives of race, class and gender in New Orleans literature. The paper examines the work of Walker Percy, Louis Armstrong, and Ellen Gilchrist. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Medieval Literature/Marie de France & Chaucer

    A 3 page research paper/essay that addresses 3 topics from medieval literature. The first page is on Marie de France and her lai "Lanval." The second page is on Chaucer's motivation in writing The Canterbury Tales and uses the example of the Prioress to argue that he used this novel to comment on his society. The third page discusses Chaucer's structure and influences in writing his masterpiece. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Late Medieval Literature and Art and Human Body Rediscovery

    A comprehensive, 60 page thesis paper on the transition between what has come to be called in the art field the Romanesque & Gothic periods. The writer asserts, first, that a similar distinction is also present in the literature, and that the Gothic spirit is actually a rediscovery of the physical which had been lost due to the Christian Church's obsession with the spiritual alone. It is ultimately concluded that the transformation of vision that occurred in late medieval ages was the movement from a culture obsessed with becoming divine to a culture more at home in its own humanity. Bibliography lists more than 25 sources.

  • Literature for Young Adults and Homosexuality

    This 6 page personal essay discusses homosexuality and the fact that it should be presented in young adult literature along with any other issue that will have an impact on a young person’s life. The author points out that there are people who think of it as a the most heinous of sins “against nature” and others who believe it is of no more relevance than the color of one’s eyes. And, of course, there are others who are convinced that they “aren’t bothered” by gays and lesbians but don’t understand why “they can’t just keep to themselves.” Each of these attitudes are attitudes which have evolved as the result of personal experience and belief systems, most of which were established before a person reached adulthood. What an adolescent or teen reads serves as an important component in shaping his or her beliefs. To deny that homosexuality exists r to declare it as a perversion or sin only serves to negate the existence of an entire group of people. No sources listed.

  • 'The End of History?' by Francis Fukuyama

    A 17 page paper that presents an outline and explanation of Fukuyama's thesis about the end of history and the last man. The essay "The End of History?" published in 1989 and the book, The End of History and the Last Man, published in 1992 are still being discussed and analyzed in today's literature. Fukuyama's works created a great deal of furor and criticism in some circles and were applauded in other circles. This paper reports the interpretations of these two works by numerous scholars and also presents the criticisms levied against the thesis by other scholars. The thesis is that liberal democracy has won as the preferred system; this was evidenced by the end of the Cold War and this constitutes the end of history. One question asked by a number of authors is whether Fukuyama means this is the end of history or the end of historical thinking? The thesis is much more complex than this statement would imply and the complexities are discussed and reflected upon. The writer includes their own reflections. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

  • Developments in Negotiation Theory

    This 26 paper looks at the development and scope of negotiation theory and its’ interdependence with conflict theory. The paper is written as a literature review and focuses research published in or after 2007. The different approaches to negotiations are outlined along with the potential for different factors impact on the way they take place and their outcomes. Influences such as emotions, stereotyping, social issues, the media and trade are all included in the review. A table at the end of the paper summarizes the research. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Program for Reducing STIs in Mentally Disabled Populations

    This 4 page paper describes the findings to date on sexually transmitted infections in mentally disabled young adults from review and analysis of literature. This paper is based on the development of a health care program evaluation for the mentally disabled residents in facilities. Bibliography lists 5 sources Please see below.

  • Communication and the Construction Industry in Saudi Arabia; Literature Review

    This 47 page paper is an in-depth look at you if you designed to help with a research project for sending communication in the construction industry in Saudi Arabia. The literature review is in two parts. The first, and shortages, part of the paper looks at the nature of the construction industry in Saudi Arabia, and the role of communication within that industry. The remaining part of the paper is an in-depth analysis of communication theory, models and application. This includes the examination of communication models including Shannon (1948) model, Feldberg's (1975) model is also discussed as a further development of communication theory. The process of communication, the components, and levels of communication are all examined. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

  • The Juvenile Justice System Literature Review

    This 5 page paper examines the concept of juvenile justice and reviews literature on the topic. Suggestions are made. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on the Value of Mentoring

    This 40 page literature review is divided into four relatively equal sections as follows: I. Does Mentoring Decrease Criminal Involvement for African American Girls? II. What needs does mentoring address in African American girls? III. Is one on one mentoring more effective than group mentoring? IV. What are the long term results of mentoring for African American girls ages 12-18? Many studies are cited throughout the course of the paper and sources include journals, books, newspaper articles, magazine articles and web sites. Bibliography lists 75 sources.

  • Literature from the Heian Period

    A 2 1/2 page paper that examines what can be learned from studying Heian period literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Medieval Literature and Male Role Model Challenging

    This is a 7 page paper discussing the works of Chaucer and Malory and their challenges to the male role model presented in medieval society and traditional literature by writers such as Aquinas. Where Chaucer wrote new works from the perspectives of powerful women, Malory wrote on the weaknesses of the heroic male figures of Lancelot and Arthur. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Sibling Rivalry Literature Review

    This is a 7 page review of the literature on the issue of sibling rivalry which has uncovered several trends and several areas which obviously need more study. Several disciplines research sibling rivalry most especially psychology, sociology, communications and pediatrics. While some studies indicate that the older brother/younger sister remains the most negative of the dyads, other researchers believe that it is the closeness of age and gender which results in children trying to differentiate themselves from one another. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Diabetes Control: A Review of Literature

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of 8 articles that represent current research in the area of diabetes management and diabetes education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • American Literature's Romantic Movement

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the Romantic movement in American literature. The While the Romantic movement throughout the world reflected the importance of nature and self-realization within man, the American Romantic movement was much more individualistic in its approach and its heroes were filled with risk which removed them from the norms of society. Probably the most popular and influential of the American Romantic writers was Ralph Waldo Emerson but other great writers of the time were Henry Thomas Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Bronson Alcott, William Ellery Channing, Hermann Melville, Mark Twain and Edgar Allan Poe. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literary Fiction and Self Discovery

    A 5 page paper which examines how modern literature offers a different look at self discovery than does literature from previous times. The works discussed in the examination of self discovery are Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God” and Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Ramayana Version by R.K. Narayana

    A 4 page discussion of this abbreviated version of classic tale from Indian culture. This paper presents the thesis that while R.K. Narayana's rendition of "The Ramayana" is too abbreviated to offer much scholarly use, it occupies a critical place in world literature in that it introduces the world (particularly the West) to one of the most important tales of Indian literature, a tale that would be too long and too complex to capture the attention of most western readers without the type of abridgment that Narayana has elicited. Narayana was in fact writing for a specific audience within a specific societal framework. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Good and Bad of Human Nature as Portrayed in Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines literature from various time periods and illustrates that the nature of humans is both good and bad, though times change and the focus of mankind changes. The literature used in this discussion is "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift, "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley, and "Heart of Darkness" by William Conrad. No additional sources cited.

  • Educational Leadership and American Literature

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of this issue. American literature includes a vast body of infomraiton that integrates themes that can be applied to every day life. Authors like Willa Cather and Mark Twain pursued themes that have lent themselves to discussions of leadership, initiative, social perspective and even the conflicts between right and wrong. Though not all of the themes in the works of these authors reflect ways to introduce the topic of educational leadership ability, there are a number of stories, including Twain’s Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Willa Cather’s My Antonia and The Professor’s House, that demonstrate the most common themes applied to the concept of leadership. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Gender in Classic Literature

    This 5 page paper discusses the view of women during the 16-18th centuries as portrayed by Mary Wollstonecraf's "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" and Aemilia Lanyer's "Salve Deus REx Judaeorum" (Eve's Apologie). Their early efforts for feminism are noted. Examples pulled from text and cited. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Gender

    A 5 page paper which examines how gender is presented, in “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald and “The Sun Also Rises” by Ernest Hemingway, as it relates to American identity. No additional sources cited.

  • Violence - the Monster that Torments Society Examined in Literature

    This paper uses four literary works to argue that violence is endemic in society. Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue are used to give various examples of violent behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Analysis of Dr. Georgi Lozanov's Integrated Learning Techniques

    This 7 page paper examines the techniques of Dr. Georgi Lozanov - specifically, his integrated learning techniques. This paper explores how these techniques serve to help ESL students achieve more academic success. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature and Film Related to Rural Life

    This 3 page paper looks at rural life through films such as Field of Dreams and books like Gone With the Wind. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Element of Tragedy as Presented in Literature

    In 7 pages, the author presents an argumentative essay in which it is argued that of the two plays, Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman,' and William Shakespeare's 'The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice,' the one that is more tragic is 'Death of a Salesman.' Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Medical Records Decentralization Literature Review

    5 pages in length. This paper is a review of literature on the topic of decentralization of medical records. Due to the difficulty in accessing health care records when there are different clinics in the same building, many health care facilities have adopted new methods of organizing and recording patient medical records that are more easily accessible.

  • Literary and Poetic Examples of True Love

    A 5 page paper which examines what true love is as described by literature and poetry. The paper discusses Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 116,” Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “How Do I Love Thee?,” Bernard Malamud’s “The Magic Barrel,” Judith Viorst’s “True Love,” and Linda Pastan’s “Love Poem.” No additional sources cited.

  • Obesity and Television Viewing: A Review of Literature

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the existing research on the issue of childhood obesity and television viewing from two different perspectives: researchers who believe that it is caused by sedentary recreation and those who identify advertising and fast food consumption as the problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Review on Uninhibited Internet Effects and Safeguards

    This 5 page paper explores several topics related to internet censorship and social theories. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Edgar Allan Poe's 'Fall of the House of Usher,' Art and Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines the poem "The Haunted Palace" and other literary and artistic works presented in the house in the story "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature and Sex

    This 5 page paper discusses the function and use of the sexual encounter in three novels: Tender is the Night(Fitzgerald), Mourning Becomes Electra(O'Neill), and McNally's Love, Honor, Valour. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Importance of Religious Stories

    An 8 page paper. The writer discusses the purpose of the stories and illustrates with an overview of some stories and the lessons one can learn in terms of living the life of a Buddhist. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature of the Late Eighteenth Century and Humanism

    A 7 page research paper that examines the way the themes of nature and humanism in late 18th century and how this reflects a natural progression from earlier eras. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • European Enlightenment and Literature

    This 9 page paper explores literature in the eighteenth century in Europe, known as the Age of Enlightenment, an age in which reason and common sense, as demonstrated by the scientific method were put forth as the real remedies of society's ills and 'progress' was seen as a law of human development. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Overview of Apocalyptic Literature

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the history of the theories that predict the end times, focusing on how religion uses it to control its people. How the elite used the theories to control the social order during the high middle ages is explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature and Free Will

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts Stephen Crane's 'The Open Boat' with Jack London's 'To Build a Fire.' The concept of free will is explored in respect to the characters in these works. The short stories are compared and contrasted. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review on Custodial Grandparenting

    This 9 page paper evaluates six articles regarding the phenomenon. The trend where grandparents raise their grandchildren is discussed sociologically. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Frank Serpico and Willie Stark

    This 5 page paper compares the real life Frank Serpico and the fictional Willie Stark who appears in All the King's Men. Corruption is the theme as they are compared and contrasted to one another. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Perspectives on Radical Social Consciousness

    In this new century, and through part of the last one. we have been told that nothing occurs without a reason. Such is the concept with the label 'radical social consciousness,' whether this is an accurate assumption will be examined through the work of three very different authors Anne Frank, Dee Brown and Marleen Gorris. By examining these works we will be able to decide whether we agree with this thought, readily or wisely know that there are no absolutes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literary Considerations of Greed

    This 5 page paper looks at Willy Loman of Miller's Death of a Salesman and Milkman in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon to explain how these characters are driven by greed. The characters are compared and contrasted. The subject of greed and the American Dream are explored as thematic elements of these works. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Perspectives on Radical Social Consciousness

    In this new century, and through part of the last one. we have been told that nothing occurs without a reason. Such is the concept with the label 'radical social consciousness,' whether this is an accurate assumption will be examined through the work of three very different authors Anne Frank, Dee Brown and Marleen Gorris. By examining these works we will be able to decide whether we agree with this thought, readily or wisely know that there are no absolutes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Environment in Literature: Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism and the Concept of Dwelling

    This 15 page paper examines writings by Barbara Kingsolver and Greg Garrard to explore the ways in which authors use, or examine the use of nature in literary works. It pays specific attention to the ecofeminist nature of the heroine of Kingsolver’s book Prodigal Summer, and also considers the concept of dwelling and farming with regard to sustainability. Finally, it defines ecocriticism and illustrates its use.

  • Spirituality in Nursing Practice - Literature Review

    This 13 page paper provides an overview of the nature of spirituality and the impacts for nursing practice. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Diabetes Control: A Review of Literature

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of 8 articles that represent current research in the area of diabetes management and diabetes education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Native American Oral Tradition: Parallels in the Literature

    A 5 page analysis of Gerald Vizenor's ““Word War in the Word Wards” (a chapter in “Bearheart the Heirship Chronicles”) and “An Insatiable Emptiness” by Evelyn Lau. No additional sources are listed.

  • Native Experience: Literature and Film

    A 4 page paper which examines, comparing and contrasting, native experiences as seen through fiction and film. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Obesity and Television Viewing: A Review of Literature

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the existing research on the issue of childhood obesity and television viewing from two different perspectives: researchers who believe that it is caused by sedentary recreation and those who identify advertising and fast food consumption as the problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Four-Blocks Literacy Framework: Literature Review

    15 pages in length. Reaching and teaching all students in today's troubled academic climate - no matter their (in)capacity to learn - has presented quite a challenge for educators who are often faced with the responsibility of instructing many different types of students within a single classroom. Various methods have been introduced as a means by which to address a system whereby at-risk students fall through the cracks because of not being taught in a way they understand, however, not all have demonstrated a true ability to overcome the struggle. Drs. Dorothy Hall and Patricia Cunningham recognize how all children do not learn alike and therefore require "substantial instruction to support the learning personalities of all students" (Hall et al, 2001), which is why they developed the Four-Blocks Literacy Model. As a "multilevel, balanced literacy framework" (Hall et al, 2001), Four-Blocks incorporates four separate components into each day's lesson plans that instruct children as to how they can read, write and spell better, an approach that focuses upon the academic diversity found in today's schools. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Skills Tests and Licensing for Employment: A Review of Literature

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of licensing and examinations for a variety of professions. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Does Divorce Affect The Children? - Literature Review

    18 pages in length. Divorce is the ugly reality of a failed marital union between two people; when children are involved, the ugliness is compounded by the pain they experience at the demise of their family unit. Toddler, adolescent or adult, divorce hits children hard at any age and leaves a list of psychological damage in its wake. When children are young, some argue parents should figure out how to keep the family intact through the developmental years until they are old enough to emotionally process the harsh reality. Others claim adolescence is the worst time to divorce because of the detrimental impact it has on the budding teen and his self-esteem. Then there are those who state there is no time in a child's life when they escape the ravages of divorce, even in adulthood. No matter the time of life when a child's parents divorce, this single source of emotional devastation is responsible for myriad psychological troubles. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Employees Resisting Change and Management

    This 5 page report discusses the management challenge and frustration of dealing with employees who resist change. Most managers, regardless of their level in the organizational structure are likely to report that one of the most frustrating aspects of their role is managing employees who are adamantly opposed to change. This paper looks at some of the literature on the topic and Makes suggestions as to processes that may be utilized in any circumstance for a positive management of change. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Dignity as a Universal Sociocultural Theme

    A 5 page affirmation that although we typically view our modern world from the perspective of our own sociocultural background we can experience the universality of human dignity first person simply by turning to the literature. This paper examines dignity as it is illustrated by Ernest J. Gains' book "A Lesson Before Dying", Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail", and several other noteworthy writings. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on 'Runner's High' Research

    This is a 10 page paper discussing the issues of “runner’s high”. A literature review involving “runner’s high” reveals that several areas of research have been associated with this phenomenon. During intense exercise, endorphins, originally known as endogenous morphine, are released into the blood stream resulting in a feeling of euphoria and peace for those who experience it. The release rate varies in individuals but it is generally found that it occurs at around 76% of the maximum heart rate. While increased endorphin levels have been associated with several positive side effects, many negative side effects have also been found especially in female athletes. High endorphin levels inhibit the release of a hormone needed for menstruation, luteinizing hormone (LH), resulting in menstrual complications or amenorrhea. In addition to possible side effects, researchers have also stipulated that running and exercising can be addictive. Endorphin release is also associated with alcoholism, smoking and over-eating, all considered to be addictive. However, many athletes feel that addiction to running or other forms of exercise can be considered a positive addiction as exercise can lead to a reduction in cholesterol levels and better cardiovascular health overall. While this may be true in most cases, exercise has also been found to be addictive to the level where some people eventually experience deterioration in their professional and personal lives and need counselling, psychotherapy and antidepressants in order to overcome their addiction. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 1400 to 1700 Japanese Relations with the West

    This is a 5 page paper discussing Japanese foreign relations with the West between the years 1400 and 1700. The years from 1400 to 1700 in Japan covered three Japanese historical periods: the Muromachi Period (1333-1573); the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1573-1603); and, the Edo Period (1603-1867) which also included the great eras of the Shogun. While these centuries are generally not known for their great developments in international trade for Japan, there were certain instances in which Chinese and Western trade and influences and relations were introduced into Japan. During the mid 16th century, the Japanese greatly valued Portuguese weaponry which played a large factor in the ongoing warlord conflicts. By the late 16th century, foreign relations and trade had also been established with Britain, Spain and the Dutch who were as interested in the Japanese artisan goods as were the Japanese interested in goods imported from the Americas such as tobacco and sweet potatoes among other goods. Through the relations established with the English, Western shipbuilding and navigation tools were also of great value. During the mid-17th century however, shogun Iemitsu wanted to strengthen Japan by eliminating foreign influence which included further restrictions on Christianity, which had been introduced by the missionaries in the 1500s, a ban on travel outside of Japan, expulsion of foreign trade merchants and a ban on European literature among other restrictions thereby decreasing foreign trade and relations with the West. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • An Anorexia Nervosa Qualitative Study of Family Therapy vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    This is a 9 page paper using a qualitative approach to study cognitive behavioral therapy versus family therapy for treatment of anorexia nervosa. A qualitative study of cognitive behavioral therapy versus family therapy for treatment of anorexia nervosa includes various non-experimental components. Firstly, a statement of the problem introduces the prevalence of anorexia and the need for successful treatment in this disease which claims over 10 percent of those diagnosed. The statement of the problem is then followed by the purpose for the study, if any assumptions can be made and a qualitative review of the current methods of therapies. Several therapies have been used in the treatment of patients with anorexia which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, individual and group therapy, family therapy and pharmacotherapy as well as nutritional counseling. In this study, an assessment of the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and that of family therapy are examined through a comparative view of current literature. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • Research Proposal for Head Start Program

    A 63 page paper that presents a research proposal project. Includes abstract. Chapter 1 includes: introduction, background, problem statement, purpose, definitions, hypothesis, research questions. Chapter 2 is the literature review, which is subdivided into the historical and legal background of Head Start and Early Head Start, including the program's mission, goals and outcome exceptions, and a report of research conducted over the years. Research studies that support and do not support the program are reported. The writer also points to the contradictions not only between research studies but also in the interpretation of the same data by different "experts." The writer also points to the expectations in terms of the original purpose of the program and he disparity between these. Chapter 3 is the Methods section and begins with comments and recommendations from the Head Start Bureau regarding research projects. The population to be studied is identified, assessment process, demographics to be considered. The results section comments on what the researcher might want to do. The Discussion section provides a hypothetical discussion of the study's results. Data are included. Bibliography lists 29 sources.

  • Cinematic Structure and Coding of the Film Gone with the Wind

    This is an 11 page paper discussing the use of structure and code in film. Structuralism and semiotics and their use of codes and cues to define the underlying structures in society were first theories applied to the social sciences and then to the world of narrative literature. Marx and Freud further used semiotics to demonstrate how codes can be used effectively to psychologically affect those within society. Using this premise, during the early days of feature films semiotics were used to analyze the underlying structures of films. A good example of cinematic coding is used in the classic film “Gone with the Wind” made in 1939. The film uses coding on two different levels to define the structures within society. Firstly, the film uses references and themes relevant to the era of the Civil War depicted in the film. Secondly, and probably more importantly, the film uses coding to define the structure of society during the 1930s when the film was made. Specific contrasts of bad and good, black and white, pure and scandalous, affluence and poverty are portrayed using visual, narrative and auditory codes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Dystopia and the Film The Matrix

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the film “The Matrix” as a dystopia. The 1999 Wachowski brothers’ film “The Matrix” reflects the most severe fears and anxieties within today’s society in regards to a futuristic world as a “dystopia”. Opposite of More’s idealistic world portrayed in his work “Utopia”, the literary term “dystopia” refers to a “bad place”. Since the industrial revolution and more recently the computer and information revolution, society’s fears of possible negative results from growing technological achievements have been reflected in literature and cinema. While currently cyber-technology, that which is related to the computer world and artificial intelligence, is being promoted as a positive element within society in that humans are able to access free information and share information on a global scale, the film “The Matrix” portrays more so that element not promoted within technological circles, that is, the negative and de-humanizing aspects of cyber-technology which robs human of their individuality from a physical and mental perspective and uses humans for the proliferation and eventual dominance of artificial intelligence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Four Blocks Literacy Framework Adoption and Change Management

    This 70 page is a dissertation case study up to the collection and analysis of actual data. The study involves an elementary school where the Four-Blocks Literacy Framework is being adopted but many teachers are resisting the change. The sections of this comprehensive paper include: Introduction, including background about the school, changing demographics, test scores, the Four-Blocks approach and change implementation. The Literature Review includes a comprehensive explanation of the Four-Blocks Framework with research studies reported; an example of a comprehensive literacy-based lesson plan; an extensive discussion of change management, including types and causes of resistance and strategies to deal with it. The purposes of the study are then outlined, followed by a methodology section that includes participants, an explanation of qualitative research and case studies, and the procedures for the study. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model is outlined because one component of the model is to be used. A draft survey for teachers is included. The paper ends with a description of how the data will be presented, a restatement of the purpose of the study and conclusions. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 52 sources.

  • Antigone and the Old Testament

    (5pp). The literature of the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament), is the scripture that Jews and Christians share. This literature can be examined both in the historical context in which it was written and in some of the contexts in which it has been read (such as its religious, literary, psychological overtones). These biblical ideas that have had a profound impact on Western culture: creation, covenant, commandment, monotheism, idolatry, chosenness, history, kingship, sin, prophecy, wisdom. Ancient Greek literature such as Sophocles' Antigone also addresses some of these same ideas, morality and justice being two of the most important. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • 'Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?' and The Book of Job

    (5 pp) There are some that think the Book of Job is one of the scariest stories in the Bible, there comment is that just when things start "goin' right," something bad happens. Jill Knuth, a Lutheran Lay Minister suggests, " The Book of Job is a fine example of wisdom literature. Wisdom literature discusses the meaning of life, not from a philosophical viewpoint, but based on the experiences of everyday life. The central question in the Book of Job is, "Why do bad things happen to good people?" Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Critically Reviewing Implications and Effectiveness of the Implementation of the 1996 Welfare Reform Laws by Vocational and Adult Educators

    This 20 page paper provides an overview of welfare reform and the impacts of welfare reform on the vocational and adult education perspectives in the welfare reform era since 1996. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Literature Review on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units and th Effects of Improved Oral Care

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) and the impacts that improved oral care can have in reducing this disease. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Auricular Acupuncture As Adjunctive Treatment To Ameliorate Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Depression, Anxiety And Insomnia: Literature Review

    21 pages in length. The path to well being could not be more different between Eastern and Western philosophies; through man's successes in technological advancement, allopathic methods have virtually overshadowed consumer knowledge of or interest in ancient Eastern holism. That Western health care is based within a foundation of surgery and pharmacology while Eastern approaches it from an unadulterated, holistic approach speaks to a tremendous rift in how both entities perceive the path to wellness. This is not to say, however, that allopathic medicine is either inappropriate as a treatment method but rather that it is unsuitable as the only option when Eastern medicine is rooted in proven healing for the past 2,500 years. Taking a pill to ride the body and mind of anxiety, depression and insomnia of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is merely treating the symptom rather than addressing the issues that have ultimately manifested in these ailments. Utilizing such holistic modalities as auricular acupuncture serves to unblock the trapped energy inherent to trauma response so it begins to channel through the body and mind continuum restoring both mental and physical well being. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Compliment Responses of Native Turkish ELT Students and Non-Native Turkish ELT Students: A Review of Literature

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a review of liteature that includes information on compliment responses, sociolinguistics and pragmatic transfer. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • From Pages to Silver Screen with Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and Blade Runner

    This 6 page report discusses Blade Runner, the 1982 Ridley Scott movie starring Harrison Ford and Philip Dick’s 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? which “inspired” the movie. Looking at the difficulties of translating literature into film, this report discusses the fact that Blade Runner actually enunciates the ideology of the text rather than simply telling the same story. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Importance of Normoglycemia in the Critically Ill

    A 10 page literature review on this topic. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Autistic Children Interventions

    This 4 page paper presents a brief overview of the literature regarding behavioral treatments, including pivotal target behaviors, for autistic children.

  • American Ethnic Literature

    This 7 page paper defines what American ethnic literature is, and what it means, and why it’s important. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND LITERATURE CONTRIBUTIONS

    This 3-page paper provides a brief overview about organizational structures, while examining literature written about this topic. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Shakespeare’s Influence in English Literature and Language

    This 10 page paper discusses Shakespeare’s influence on the English language and literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • DEFINING QUALITY: A LITERATURE RESEARCH AND REVIEW

    This 11-page paper focuses on a literature review and research about the definition of quality. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Development of Literature: Medieval to Victorian

    A 3 page paper which examines the development of literature from Medieval times to the Victorian Age. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • American Ethnic Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines what American Ethnic Literature should do. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 12-page paper provides a literature review about strategic management and its meanings. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Baudrillard, Plato, Sartre and Thoreau

    This 5 page paper considers four works of literature and how they view humanity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Medieval Law and Literature

    This 5 page paper examines several medieval laws and argues that they resemble literature, not legal documents. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Symbolism in Belle Epoch Literature

    A 4 page paper which examines the influence of symbolism in Belle Epoch literature. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature Review: Human Smuggling

    This 12 page paper is a literature review of 10 articles dealing with human smuggling and human trafficking. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Japanese Literature: "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut"

    This 8 page paper compares two Japanese works of Medieval literature, "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

    A 3 page paper which examines the work How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Cinematic and Text Versions of Literature A Comparative Analysis

    An 8 page paper which examines the qualities that differentiate text versions from cinematic versions of literature. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature Review of Remediation and Hazardous Waste

    This 4-page paper focuses on a literature review of hazardous waste remediation, with discussion specifically about nanotechnology. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature Review on the Disadvantages of Standardized Testing

    This 4-page paper provides a literature review about the topic of standardized testing and its disadvantages. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Chinese Literary Works

    This 5-page paper discusses five works of Chinese literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Personal Statement of the Meaning of Literature

    A 3 page paper which discusses what literature can mean to a person. No sources cited.

  • Literature Review on Effective Presentation and Public Speaking

    This 3-page paper provides a literature/Web site review about public speaking and effective presentation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Review of Special Education Training Literature and Funding Issues

    This 3-page paper focuses on literature dealing with funding for special education and its training. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Analysis of Occupational Therapy Literature

    This 20 page paper provides a review of literature on the therapeutic use of self in occupational therapy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Primary School Music Education for Children Ages 5 through 7

    This 38 page paper provides an overview of music education and a review of the existing literature. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Literature Review on Physical Education

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of the current literature about exercise, physical fitness and physical education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature and the Figure of the Vampire

    A 3 page paper which examines the endurance of the vampire figure in literature. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Literature Review on Depression

    This 28 page paper provides an overview of the current literature regarding the problem of depression. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Development of English Literature from 'Beowulf' to Alexander Pope

    An overview of the development of English literature, including Beowulf, Chaucer, Milton, Donne,Jonson and Pope. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Children in Family Situations and Literature

    This 3 page paper discusses the elements of literature which specifically address the situations of children in families. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Literature Shifts During Medieval Times

    A 3 page paper which examines how the changes in society led to changes in literature in the Medieval times. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Music Therapy and Stroke Victims

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the literature pertaining to music therapy and how it can help stroke victims. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Japanese Literature: "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut"

    This 8 page paper compares two Japanese works of Medieval literature, "Essays in Idleness" and "An Account of My Hut." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • TOUCH THERAPY AND PREMATURE BABIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 8-page paper focuses on literature and research conducted on the effects of gentle massage on preterm infants. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • American Literature and the Influence of Benjamin Franklin

    A 5 page paper which examines the impact Benjamin Franklin had on American literature, specifically considering his autobiography. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Development of English Literature from 'Beowulf' to Alexander Pope

    An overview of the development of English literature, including Beowulf, Chaucer, Milton, Donne,Jonson and Pope. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Personal Statement of the Meaning of Literature

    A 3 page paper which discusses what literature can mean to a person. No sources cited.

  • Brief Overview of ADHD

    A 3 page paper that describes ADHD and offers classroom strategies, drawing on recent literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Autistic Children Interventions

    This 4 page paper presents a brief overview of the literature regarding behavioral treatments, including pivotal target behaviors, for autistic children.

  • Literature and the Figure of the Vampire

    A 3 page paper which examines the endurance of the vampire figure in literature. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Dante's Hell and Characters

    A 5 page apper which examines where one would place various characters in classic/ancient literature in Dante’s Inferno. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature's Theme Concept

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of the concept of theme in literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Hypnosis as a Method of Pain Control

    This 10 page paper is a literature review that discusses the use of hypnosis as a means of pain control. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Latino Parents' Treatment Compliance Barriers for Children with Diabetes

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Population Impact of Diabetes

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Impoverished Children and the Impact of Preschool Programs

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Comparing and Applying Theories of Criminology

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nation of Islam Documentary

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Grant Writing

    This 5 page pager is a literature review of five articles dealing with grant writing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review of Impaired Vision and Neuropsychology

    This 4-page paper offers a review of literature pertaining to blindsight (vision defects) in the field of neuropsychology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Music Therapy and Stroke Victims

    A 6 page research paper that discusses the literature pertaining to music therapy and how it can help stroke victims. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review of Mathematics Distance Learning

    This 8 page paper provides a review of literature on the use of online education in mathematics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Review: Human Smuggling

    This 12 page paper is a literature review of 10 articles dealing with human smuggling and human trafficking. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Absenteeism

    An 8 page research paper that addresses the topic of chronic school absenteeism, that is, when a student misses more than 18 days of schools, which is a severe problem that is evident throughout the public school system and not just a phenomenon of the upper grades (Breaoen, 2007). This literature review examines what empirical literature conveys on the topic of elementary school absenteeism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literature Review of the Topic Letter Reversal in Children with Severe Learning Disabilities

    This 5 page paper presents a literature review that may be used in conjunction with the paper entitled Letter Reversal in Children with Severe Learning Disabilities. This review of literature may also be used independently in exploring learning disabilities, dyslexia and letter reversal. Definitions, diagnostic considerations, and methodology utilized in such incidences are addressed as is the use of upper and lower case letters in teaching reading and writing. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature and Life

    A 3 page paper which examines Arnold Weinstein’s thesis, in his book “A Scream Goes Through the House: What Literature Teaches Us About Life,” which indicates that literature provides us information regarding human conditions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Effects of Pre-Natal Drug Use and Addiction

    This 5-page paper focuses on a literature review of maternal drug addiction and its impact on the fetus. Literature was written after 1995. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • The Issue of Poor Communication in the Workplace

    This 9 page paper is written as a literature review, examining being the problems associated with poor workplace communication. The range of problems associated with poor communication, definition of poor communication and approaches that may improve communication all examined. The paper ends by identifying potential gaps with in the existing literature. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Literature Review on Early Childhood Literacy

    An 8 page research paper that offers a literature review that examines three research studies that pertain to early childhood emergent literacy skills and at-risk children. The basic parameters of each study, its methodology and results, are briefly summarized and then each is discussed, referring to other studies and relevant literature were appropriate, before reaching conclusions based on this data. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literature about the Blues and Jazz

    This 8 page paper looks at blues and jazz literature. The paper starts by examining what is meant by blues literature and then uses examples from the poetry of Sterling Plumpp, short stories by John Clellon Holmes, Langston Hughes and Josef Skvorecky before looking at Alice Walkers book and film The Color Purple. The thesis of the paper is that blues may originate and be a part of black culture, it reflects the experiences of the oppressed, whatever race they may be. The bibliography cites 4 sources

  • Thomas King/Medicine River and Canadian Literature

    A 3 page research paper that discusses how Thomas King’s novel Medicine River is an example of Native Canadian literature and differs from mainstream literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Confidentiality Issues When Counseling Minors

    A 7 page paper that addresses the issue of confidentiality when licensed professional counselors are counseling minors. There is a dearth of literature that deals with the topic of confidentiality when counseling minors outside of the school setting. Neither the Code of Ethics for the American Psychological Association nor the Code of Ethics for the American Counseling Association address this issue specifically. What little literature that could be found is discussed in this essay. The writer comments on the APA and ACA Code of Ethics. The issue of privilege is discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Marketing and Ethics

    An 8 page paper. Is the phrase "ethical marketing" an oxymoron? Ethics in marketing have evolved over decades but it was not until the 1980s that an emphasis on ethics began to appear in the literature. The literature notes that from the 1940s until the 1980s, the rule of thumb in marketing was caveat emptor. It still is in many ways but there are more marketers trying to follow ethical practices in today's society. This paper provides examples of unethical practices, a brief overview of the evolution of ethics in marketing and discusses the American Marketing Association's Code of Ethics. Ethics are discussed in terms of marketing research, advertisements, pricing and availability, among other things. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • An Aesthetician's Perspective on Art

    A 5 page paper presenting example of aesthetics represented in literature, art, and music. Aestheticians have broadened their collective perspectives over the past century and particularly in the space of the last several decades. Aesthetics seeks to examine art forms not only for beauty, but now also for cultural relevance. The paper discusses Yeats as an example of transition from romance to modernism in literature, Renoir’s origination of the impressionist style of art and why the aesthetician will more readily accept the beauty of Béla Bartók’s music over that of Eminem or Stevie Ray Vaughn. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Survey Development

    A 5 page paper reporting on a six-week process of developing a questionnaire for a qualitative research effort in education and curriculum reform. The process begins with a literature review, followed by identifying key questions evident in the literature. The researcher identifies several areas of interest, devising questions from those areas for the trial survey. Independent reviewers assess the questions for content and validity; the researcher incorporates their suggestions and returns the revised questionnaire to them. He will incorporate further comments into what will become the final survey instrument. No sources listed.

  • Factors Influencing CRM Implementation in a Logistic Environment

    This 46 page paper is a proposal and literature review for research to identify the different influencing factors that are present when a firm wants to successfully introduce customer relationship management (CRM) system. The paper gives an introduction with aims and several hypotheses to be tested and then undertakes an input literature review, considering the different elements of CRM implementation that may be influential. Factors consider range from the functionality of the system, its ability to access and interpret data to the management of human factors and managing change. The paper then gives a methodology to be used for the primary research along with a short timetable and budget. The bibliography cites 41 sources.

  • Marketing and Ethics

    An 8 page paper. Is the phrase "ethical marketing" an oxymoron? Ethics in marketing have evolved over decades but it was not until the 1980s that an emphasis on ethics began to appear in the literature. The literature notes that from the 1940s until the 1980s, the rule of thumb in marketing was caveat emptor. It still is in many ways but there are more marketers trying to follow ethical practices in today's society. This paper provides examples of unethical practices, a brief overview of the evolution of ethics in marketing and discusses the American Marketing Association's Code of Ethics. Ethics are discussed in terms of marketing research, advertisements, pricing and availability, among other things. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Complexity Compression in an Outpatient Pain Mgmt. Clinic

    A 7 page research paper that offer guidance to a student in formulating the first several chapters of a research study proposal that deals with the emergent phenomenon of complexity compression. The purpose of this study project is to conduct a literature review and provide a thorough synthesis of available literature on this topic, with a particular focus that offers ways in which the stress and unworkable nature of complexity compression can be ameliorated. Complexity compression is defined as the expectation that nurses will "assume additional, unplanned responsibilities while simultaneously conducting their multiple responsibilities in a condensed time frame" (MNA, 2008). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Qualitative Research Methodology

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract which focuses on qualitative research methodology. It focuses on the characteristics and epistemological elements that define the topic of qualitative research, looking at foundational philosophical differences between qualitative research and quantitative research methodologies. Issues addressed include how qualitative researchers establish the validity of their studies, which includes discussion of internal and external validity. The literature also address ethical issues and how they are defined and addressed. This literature review delineates the differences between qualitative and quantitative research and also discusses the advantages of qualitative research in addressing topics related to human behavior and experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Should the Bank Adopt a Strategy Providing Mobile Banking?

    Mobile banking is becoming a viable option for many banks. This 22 page paper looks at the potential of mobile banking and considers whether it is a strategy that should be adopted. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and objectives and gives a methodology based on a literature review. The literature defines mobile banking, considers the role of banks and looks at how mobile banking fits in with the traditional role of banks. The paper also discusses the advantages and disadvantages of mobile banking from the perspective of customer and the bank before reaching a conclusion. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • McDonalds in China

    This 54 page paper examines the well known fast food chain McDonalds and considers how it is competing in China, the competitive advantages it is using and the way these fit in with McDonalds core international strategies and with the market in China were competition is seen in the form of other western fast food chains and increasing numbers of Chinese fast food chains. The paper starts with an introduction then presents an in-depth literature review looking at the history and existing strategies of McDonalds, the positions that McDonalds may choose to pursue and the strategies used in China. The paper then simulates primary research with consumers, including an in-depth methodology as well as a presentation and interpretation of the results. The final section of the paper pulls together the results of the literature review and the primary research in order to assess the use of different competitive advantages by McDonalds in China. The bibliography cites 60 sources.

  • Proposal Regarding Nursing Homes and Elder Incontinence

    A 5 page paper that offers a research study proposal. Sections include the introduction, problem statement and rationale, outline of methodology, and literature review. The introduction discusses the four categories of incontinence. The incidence of incontinence among the elderly residing in nursing homes is greater than fifty percent. That makes it an important condition to investigate, particularly since studies have found at least 80 percent of incontinence cases can be improved or cured. One of the first-line treatment interventions is bladder training. The literature review emphasizes this particularly intervention. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Social Workers, Single Mothers, and Welfare

    In this 14 page research paper, the writer addresses the failure of social workers to resolve the problem of single mothers on welfare. The paper defines exactly who the individual so-called welfare mother is, what are her singular and particularly unique issues, and how the welfare mother attitudinally perceives `work' and what kinds of skills, background, education and other familial concerns the mother has that can either preclude going into mainstream society as a `worker' of not. Report contains an extensive review of the literature, original methodology, study, tables, charts, etc. Bibliography lists 10+ sources

  • An Exploration of The Unities

    A 5 page paper which explains the importance and significance of 'The Unities' in the development of literary structure, as interpreted by Aristotle and John Dryden and its implications as to how people may read literature in the future. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Romanticism, Age of Reason, and an Interior Dialogue of Joseph Conrad

    This 4 page report discusses is presented as a discussion that author Joseph Conrad is having with himself regarding his own work and the various aspects of 20th century literature, Romanticism, and the Age of Reason that influenced his work. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Why Did the Roman Empire Fall?

    In 5 pages, the author discusses the reason for the collapse of the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire was a great and powerful entity at one time. In fact, many of today's fields such as literature, law, art, and architecture were influenced by the Romans. This causes one to question why this very substantial and powerful empire collapsed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Internet Use by Employees

    This 10 page paper presents a comprehensive literature review. This objective study highlights the way in which employees utilize the Internet at their places of employment as well as noting the problems such activities may cause. Employer liability is a significant concern. Other issues addressed include the way in which Internet use can lead to a hostile work environment, loss of productive time and other problems. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime

    In 15 pages, the author discusses E. L. Doctorow’s Ragtime and the connection between the literature and the actual historical period it is depicting. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Failure of Peace Treaties

    This 7 page literature review focuses on the Middle East, but also looks at other regions, as it assesses why peace agreements fail. The paper concludes that the treaties are not viable due to a variety of factors. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Children, Divorce, and Its Impact

    This 7 page paper is a proposal for a study and includes hypotheses, methodology, literature review and recommendations. The effects of divorce on children has been a topic of concern for many years, since the number divorces soared since the 1960s. Research studies have concluded that children suffer any number of harmful effects both in the short-term and the long-term. These effects are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Arthurian Legend Role Played by Morgan Le Fey

    This 8 page paper considers the role of Morgan Le Fay, also known as Morgaine, in the literature regarding Arthurian legends. Her role in various books is examined, with consideration to her character evolving and absorbing other female characters. The bibliography cites 4 literary sources.

  • Literature Review on Intellectual Assets Management

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the topic by reviewing relevant literature on the subject. A company profile provided by a student is used as a case study for purposes of review. A description of a sample study is provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Mentally-Ill Homeless/Mexican-American Women

    An 8 page research paper that examines literature focusing on a segment of the homeless population whose needs have been under-addressed by research, the homeless, mentally ill Mexican American woman. As research on this demographic group is limited, it is necessary to investigate what is known about the various facets of this description. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Organizational Training Literature Review

    This is a 10 page paper that provides an overview of organizational training. A review of literature looks at the many different approaches available. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Transformational Leadership/Nurse Retention

    A 15 page research paper that offers a literature review that focuses on defining the concept of transformational leadership and, in so doing, also focuses on discerning what empirical studies reveal about hospital management's effectiveness at educating staff on the benefits of the transformational leadership paradigm. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • 'Passing' and the Harlem Renaissance

    A 5 page paper connecting the prevalence of the theme of black people 'passing' for white in the 1920s with the way black literature emulated white modernism during the same period. The paper concludes that in both cases, white culture was seen as superior and desirable. Both a bibliography listing seven sources and endnotes are appended to the paper.

  • Affirmative Action and Why People Support It

    A 15 page paper presenting a literature review and an abbreviated survey-based research seeking attitudes and reasons why Affirmative Action policies appear to be ingrained forever in our society. Research findings indicate that while individuals, both African American and white, believe that the very program tends to extend racial discrimination rather than alleviate it, none wants to be accused of being either 'racist' or uncaring regarding the fate of others. The sample is a limited number of women equally divided according to race; the findings indicate that further research is warranted. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Spirituality as a Concept in Black American Literature

    This 5 page paper discusses the issue of African American Literature and the evidence of spirituality in that medium. Furthermore, this paper cites many African-American writers and their works as examples. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Special Education/Literature Review

    A 15 page research paper that discusses special education, its history in the US. This examination of issues pertaining to special education offers a broad overview of this topic via a review of relevant literature. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Special Education Issues & Policy

    A 6 page research paper that takes the form of a hypothetical interview. The writer argues that the literature that pertains to special education suggests possible answers that a school district special education coordinator might give to the questions asked by the student researching this topic. This hypothetical interview, therefore, offers a template that the student can use when writing his/her own paper based on the interview data that the student will collect when conducting his/her interview. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Teenage Girls' Lack of Self Esteem After Losing Their Mothers

    This 6 page paper discusses the bond between mother and daughter and reviews the literature concerning the self esteem of teens who lose their mothers. Bibliographpy lists 5 sources.

  • Suspension Alternative Program Grant Proposal

    A 16 page research paper that presents a hypothetical grant proposal to start an alternative program to out-of-school suspension in the Palm Beach County School District in Florida. The writer discusses why suspension and zero tolerance policies have not worked to correct disciplinary problems; reviews literature on alternative programs; and recommends the RALLY program designed by Noam, Warner and Dyken (2001). Budgetary considerations and evaluation processes are also discussed. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Syllabus Design: 19th Century Literature

    This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of syllabus design. A sample syllabus is created for a 19th century literature course. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Language and Teaching

    A 5 page research paper draws on education literature in order to discuss teaching and learning within the framework of the typical tasks in a teacher's workday, i.e., lesson planning, preparing materials of instruction, classroom management, discipline, and lesson delivery, with a particular emphasis on the difficulties inherent in ESL instruction. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Broadcasting and Gender Discrimination

    A 10 page literature review on the instant subject, exploring issues of workforce statistics, discrimination against women broadcasters, and discrimination against storylines of women in broadcasting--including appearance and subject matter. The paper also discusses the "hidden" women in broadcasting--technicians. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Diagnosis and Treatment for Prenatal Exposure to Drugs

    An 8 page research essay on individualized and multilevel approaches to diagnosis and treatment of children with prenatal drug exposure. The writer reviews research literature to point out the complexity of the problem and offers a case study approach to treatment program determination. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Harlem Renaissance and White Literary Movements

    A 7 page paper which assesses the amount and type of influence that white literary movements had on the distinctive literature that arose in Harlem in the 1920s. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • United Kingdom School Underachievement Factors

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of the common perspectives on why underachievement remains prevalent in schools in the UK. This paper considers the fact that many of the programs designed to increase achievement focus on who is to blame for the problem, rather than addressing more effective protocols for improvement. Conclusions are drawn based on the current literature and supports some efforts being made to improve school achievement. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Impact of HIV/AIDS on Nursing

    A 6 page research paper that discusses how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected nursing on a global scale, but particularly within the healthcare systems of the developing countries. This literature review examines the affect of HIV/AIDS on the profession of nursing, with an emphasis on nursing in Africa, but also addressing global experiences and concerns. The implications drawn from this research indicate the challenges facing nursing today due to HIV/AIDS. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Reminiscence Therapy Research and Reflection

    A 27 page paper combining personal reflection on nursing practice with a literature review and analysis of research to formulate a method of putting research into practice. Even though reminiscence therapy gains mixed reports in formal research efforts, its benefits appear to be clear. Nurses using reminiscence therapy are not encouraging their patients to retreat into the past and therefore cease living in the present, but rather facilitating their patients’ ability to complete their life reviews and to gain a measure of satisfaction from the cumulative effect of the events of their lives. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Article Critique/Nursing Older People

    A 3 page article critique drawn from Nursing Older People is a British-based nursing journal that specializes in providing informative, empirically-researched nursing articles that focus on the tasks involved in nursing the elderly. Smith (2006) conducted a research study that explored the informal practice theories that nurses employ when working with older patients, the sources of these theories and then compared them with related literature. This is a significant article because it moves beyond the scope of theory to show how nursing ideas are put into practice within a specific patient context. No additional sources cited.

  • Nursing and Employment Satisfaction

    An 8 page paper addressing the problem of stress and job satisfaction in the nursing profession. The paper includes a literature review and a proposed intervention that ultimately is taken over by the nurses themselves. A facilitator initiates the intervention and conducts a two-hour training overview, but then the nurses themselves meet later to discuss those issues important to them at the time. Underlying theory is that of the Neuman Systems Model, except in this case it is the nurse being focused on, rather than the patient. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Continuing Education

    A 4 page essay/research paper in which the writer/tutor offers advise to the student on how to write a paper that relates her continuing education activities as a nurse. The writer/tutor, for the purposes of demonstration, selected the subjects of smoking cessation and an article describing 1-day continuing education conference on the implications of genomics on nursing practice as the topics for discussion because both topics are pressing concerns in contemporary nursing literature. The writer suggests that the student draws on this information in relating her continuing education activities. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Role of Leadership in TQM Implementation; A Research Proposal

    This 11 page paper is a research proposal into the role of leadership when implementing TQM. The research is outlined, including the main research question and sub questions and justification for the research. A literature review is provided, followed by a methodology utilizing a case study. The proposal also includes a research schedule. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • The Sustainability of Corporate Social Responsibility during Economic Hardship

    This 12 page paper is a research is to assess the viability of corporate social responsibility (CSR) it as a strategy during a time of recession. The paper presents an introduction, identifies the research aims and objectives and justifies the need for the research and then presents a literature review and a suitable methodology. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Divorce Rates

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of a research proposal on divorce rates. A problem statement and review of literature is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Assessing Employee Motivation; Research Proposal

    This 18 page paper is a proposal to assess the level of employee motivations with a company or organization. The paper sets out the purpose of the research and the research question along with justification. This is followed by an in-depth literature review and the proposal of a research design and methodology. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Technology Transfer in the Middle East

    This 3 page paper is a dissertation proposal to assess the most successful strategies for attracting and them leveraging technological transfer in the Middle East. The paper presents an introduction with aims and objectives, a brief literature review and outlines a methodology for the project. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Ryanair Future Strategy Determination

    This 19 page paper is a dissertation proposal to examine the position of the Irish low cost airline Ryanair and to develop a future strategy for the way it can increase market share and revenue in the long term. The paper gives an introduction, outlines the problem, presents a literature overview and a methodology followed by an annotated bibliography. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Obtaining Information From Theses

    A 3 page paper. Mining is the act of reviewing a literature review and noting authors and topics they write about. This has been accomplished with the following two dissertations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Research into the Use of CRM in a Kazakhstan Hotel

    This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to look at the best type of CRM to use in a hotel in Kazakhstan. The paper includes an introduction, objectives, brief literature review and presents an outline methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Recovery Program Support Research Proposal

    This 21 page paper examines the relationship between drugs and crime. The paper stars by looking at the background to the research conducts an in-depth literature review and defines a methodology that can be used with or without primary research taking place and suggests how primary reseach may be conducted. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Research Proposal on College Students and Their Attitudes About Smoking

    A 12 page proposal for a questionnaire-based study is presented which is designed to quantitatively assess student smoking and attitudes toward smoking. A review of the literature is presented which details both the known health impacts of smoking and exposure to secondary smoke and the known correlation between an individual’s attitude and their smoking status. Includes a 13 question survey. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Human Resources Development and Change Management; Managing Change in a Downsizing Situation - A Research Proposal

    This 4 page paper is a research proposal for a project to identify the most effect way of managing change in an organization undergoing downsizing. The proposal gives an introduction, justifies the purpose of the study presents a short literature review and outlines a methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Enhancing the Quality of Recruitment and Selection - Does it Enhance the Performance of the Company? A Research Proposal

    This 9 page paper is a proposal for a research project to assess if improving recruitment processes will result in improvement in company outputs. The proposal presents an introduction, research questions, justification, literature review and methodology. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Computerized System in the Prevention of Medication Errors

    A 12 page project proposal that begins with a 1 page executive summary. The writer outlines the need, offering relevant background and summarizes literature that shows that CPOE systems are needed and effective. The author next discuses the theoretical foundation for the proposal and this is followed by a description of the proposal plan, which includes the goals, objectives, strategies, timelines, budget, and evaluation methods for effectiveness. The paper concludes with final observations and implications for nursing practice. Bibliography7 lists 8 sources.

  • Are Western Strategies Suitable for Use in Businesses in China?

    This 8 page paper is a research proposal to assess the extent to which traditional western business strategies may be applied in China. The paper presents a research question and justification, background, literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Intervention Studies Precutaneous Revascularization, Pharmacotherapy, and Exercise in PADr

    This 16 page paper outlines a study of possible treatment for PAD, peripheral arterial disease. This paper considers the views presented in the current literature, and outlines the use of a quantitative format to consider the views of others in regards to PAD and prevention efforts. Further, this study also integrates a view of existing efforts and pharmacological protocols that can be beneficial in preventing the problematic outcomes of PAD, which can include lost ambulation, excessive pain and discomfort and long-term loss of functioning.

  • Children and the Psychosocial Effects of Television Violence

    A 6 page research proposal for studying the topic question: does violence on television have an impact on children. Controversy and debate have raged for at least three decades on this question. Meanwhile, the level of violent acts committed on television shows during prime-time, including the family hour, has increased steadily. A brief search of the literature suggests that TV violence does have an impact on children's behaviors and level of sensitivity.

  • Smoking & Increased Prevalence of Lung Cancer in Women

    A 17 page research proposal for conducting an extensive review of literature on the increased incidence of lung cancer in women and its presumed association with cigarette smoking. The writer offers a matrix that summarizes 12 studies and discusses the various sections of the proposed study. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Asthma Proposal: Decision Making

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of two sections an asthma research proposal, decision-making and the review of literature. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • GGC Countries and Impact of Sociopolitics and International Crises Dissertation Proposal

    This 3 page paper is a research proposal to develop an understanding of the way in which crises impact socio-political environment inside and between GCC countries and who this may then impact outside of the GCC alliance. The paper outlines the research question, gives a brief methodology and then undertakes a short background literature review. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Dissertation Proposal for Autistic Children's Improved Social Interaction

    This 8 page paper proposes a study into the emotional aspect that influence social interaction of children aged 8 – 12 diagnosed as suffering from autism. The paper gives the goals of the study and conducts a brief literature review looking at supporting studies and looks at potential tools for measurement of social and emotional abilities. The paper also gives a brief methodology and outlines the expected results. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • UK Welfare Benefits and Asylum Seekers' Dissertation Proposal

    This 22 page paper is the proposal for a dissertation to examine the impact of the UK welfare state on asylum seekers and how this impacts particularly on Somali woman and children who may be mire vulnerable and need more support than other asylum seekers groups. The paper outlines research questions, presents an outline literature review that includes consideration of the role of the welfare state and the way in which asylum seekers and refuges are treated and a methodology for primary research with the use of interviews. The bibliography cites 45 sources.

  • Small Business Rewards and Compensation Program Proposal

    This 11 page paper focuses on a hypothetical firm with about 40 employees. The firm is described and after a review of literature, a precise schedule of compensation and rewards is devised. The proposal includes specific grade levels and job titles. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Why Are Female Stereotypes in Advertising Still Effective?

    This 52 page paper is a research paper looking at the way that feminism has failed to make an impact in advertising, where there continues to be the highly successful use of female gender stereotypes in advertisements. The paper presents an in-depth literature review and then simulates research results. The research results are then analyzed and findings presented. The bibliography cites 54 sources.

  • Case Study/Death of a Client

    An 8 page research paper that discusses the case study that deals with the death of a client, the role of the nurse, and the issues raised by this scenario. As the writer/tutor providing this guide for a student is not a nurse, the writer had to draw on nursing literature rather than personal clinical experience in creating this guide. However, the report describes a case, the setting, and then offers analysis. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Case Study in Gender and Family Health

    A 4 page research paper that, first, offers a case study of a young woman with ovarian cysts. The writer then discusses each aspect of the case study, referring to relevant literature, before offering conclusions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Case Study/Self-Harm, Lacerations on Wrist

    A 6 page research paper that discusses a case study of a 28-year-old woman who self harms. The writer discusses the literature on this problem. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Do Starbucks Gain Commitment from their Staff?

    This 22 page paper examines the concept of employee commitment, what it is and how it is achieved, and supplies the theoretical basis of the first page of the paper, which is an in-depth literature review, to a case study. The case study is Starbucks, with examination of the different types of rewards and motivation factors that are in place for the staff, and a consideration of the way in which these HRM strategies may result in committed employees. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Problem Solving and the Development of Teams

    This 5-page paper discusses the concept of teamwork and workplaces by using as an example a specific case study that demonstrates what happens when a team breaks down in communications. Also study and this case is the literature available on the topic, and recommendations made. Bibliography lists 5sources.

  • Tardiness of Employees

    This 14 page paper examines employee lateness in the context of a fictitious case study. Literature on the subject is reviewed and applied to the case. The focus of the case is an insurance company where one employee is in danger of being fired for chronic lateness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on Intellectual Assets Management

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the topic by reviewing relevant literature on the subject. A company profile provided by a student is used as a case study for purposes of review. A description of a sample study is provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Health Care Change Theories

    Case Study Tutorial : A 10 page paper. This paper presents a case study taken from the literature that involves the problem of missing medical charts at a health clinic. The paper provides the background for the case and the change strategies used to analyze the problem and implement a change. Lewin's force-field analysis and Rogers' diffusion of innovations models are discussed. How the change was implemented is explained. Tutorial comments are included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Facing a Family Health Challenge

    This 7 page research paper addresses a specific case study, which describes a patient suffering from the end-stage lung cancer. The overall objective of this examination is to relate how nursing approaches that are described in literature can be applied in order to aid this patient and her family in facing a complex health challenge. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Stakeholder Consideration in the Case of Longhurst Pulp and Paper Mill Case

    This 12 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student to assess a change needed in terms of environmental compliance and examine this from a stakeholder perspective. The paper presents a brief literature review on stakeholder theory and then applies theory to the case. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Literature Useful in a Review Assessing Influences on Change during a Recession

    This 8 page paper looks at some of the trends that are found in literature which may be useful when studying the way change is managed during a recession. Areas discussed include the unpredictable nature of change in a recession, change in a crisis, employee reactions and sense making. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Life's Big Questions

    An 8 page paper which examines different literature, theories, dramas, and perspectives concerning the nature of life itself in many different ways. The works of Shakespeare and Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” are among the literature discussed. No bibliography provided.

  • An Article on Psychotrophic Medications Reviewed

    This is a 6 page review of the current literature available on psychotropic medications. Five articles are discussed. The review of the literature available about the concerns, usage and effects of psychotropic medication is fairly extensive. Researchers have examined use in children, adolescents and adults as well as in pregnant women. Many of the articles provide good details on the different medications available as well as their contraindications and side effects. Although the physiological mechanisms are not completely analyzed yet in the field of medicine psychotropic drugs are used widely across the country. In fact, many critics have concluded that children have been overly prescribed medications as in the case of Ritalin, the most common psychotropic medication prescribed for children which has increased in usage by over 700 percent in the last ten years. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • ABE Programs and Resistance Problems

    This 12 page analytical review of the current literature reflects the problem of resistance in adult learner populations, especially in adult basic education (ABE) programs. This paper considers the basic views that have been outlined in the current literature and defines the importance of existing perspectives as a means of determining ways of addressing the problem of resistance. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Italian Literature and the Themes of Escape, Alienation, and Entrapment

    A 6 page paper which examines the themes of alienation, entrapment, and escape in two Italian pieces of literature. The literature examined is "The Garden of the Finzi-Contini" by Giorgio Bassani and "The Secret Diary" by Alba De Cespedes. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

  • Imaginative Style Developed by J.R.R. Tolkien

    6 pages in length. Ever since man began telling tales, incredible accounts of freakish, monster-like animals have captivated and horrified entire communities. The basis for these extraordinary fabrications was the inability of early writers to distinguish between truth and fantasy. As the stories were passed down through generations, they eventually became accepted as the legends we know today. The younger years of one of mythological literature's most beloved writers – J.R.R. Tolkien – served to greatly impact this imaginative style; however, the author did not fully grasp his unique talent until the 1930s when he worked and reworked The Hobbit and ultimately came up with new ideas of mythological literature in the essay "On Fairy Stories." By this time Tolkien had come to realize that fantasy stories were plainly not primarily concerned with possibility, but with desirability. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • ABE Programs and Resistance Problems

    This 12 page analytical review of the current literature reflects the problem of resistance in adult learner populations, especially in adult basic education (ABE) programs. This paper considers the basic views that have been outlined in the current literature and defines the importance of existing perspectives as a means of determining ways of addressing the problem of resistance. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Wholeness and Self Awareness

    15 pages in length. Historical literature encompasses a great number of existential elements that directly relate to existence; indeed, it is not merely a compilation of dates and events, but rather it is also an exploration of humanity's spiritual side. Such is the case with Hermann Hesse's 'Demian,' Franz Kafka's 'The Trial' and Thomas Mann's 'Death In Venice,' inasmuch as all three literary masterpieces share the common denominator of self-awareness and achieving wholeness. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review of Tuition Reimbursement Articles

    This 10 page paper reports on 10 journal articles emphasizing tuition reimbursement programs. Statistics are included regarding the percentage of companies providing this benefit and the dollar amount some companies provide. This benefit has been found to multiple benefits for the employer as well as the employee. No additional sources cited.

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez's As the Master of Magic Realism

    5 pages in length. Considered the master of magic realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez sets the example for all others to follow. His work represents the very excellence that is magic realism in that it effectively captures the middle ground in a world that has its foundation in reality but escapes off into one of magical fantasy. A perfect example of this is with Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece entitled 'One Hundred Years of Solitude,' which causes one to posit the creation of such a magnificent work of literature. The writer discusses how this richly composed imaginary world is strikingly similar to ordinary existence yet it is also so drastically removed from it. In this world, reality and fantasy come together in such as way as to push away all limitations between the two entities, establishing one of the most peculiar and fantastic styles of Latin-American writing: magic realism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Polish Composer Karol Syzmanowski

    This 8 page report discusses Karol Syzamowski (1882-1937), the Polish composer second only to Chopin in renown. Szymanowski was “a curious hybrid.” Considering the fact that his life spanned Poland's fin de-siecle rekindling and its all-too brief flourishing between the wars, it is remarkable that the music of Szymanskowski was able to survive to earn a meaningful level of respect at the close of the 20th century. The survival and proliferation of the composer’s work serve as a testimony to the collective determination of the Polish people to maintain a distinct culture of art, music, literature, and more. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Publishing Corporate Literature In House

    A 5 page business proposal in favor of bringing control for newsletter, annual report and promotional literature production back in-house. In this day when seemingly all business services can be and often are outsourced, it can seem incongruent to suggest that outsourcing of some functions could in fact be counterproductive to the company's long-term goals. There is no question that the outsourcing of specific functions is beneficial to the company, but the areas in which it is beneficial generally are those where there are very specific duties and expectations. Measurable qualities (i.e., cost) give only minor advantage to in-house production, but other considerations provide other, non-monetary advantages. No sources listed.

  • Irony, Plot, and Characterization of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

    5 pages in length. Without the inclusion of characterization, plot and irony, there would be little point in constructing any works of literature whatsoever, for these literary terms describe the very heart of a story's content. The people within a tale must have a sense of existence, which is what characterization gives to them. It is a means by which the author develops the story's characters, giving them depth, artistic representation and motives for their actions. Plot is why the whole story comes alive in the first place; without plot, a tale would merely drone on and on without purpose or direction. A story's irony is what makes it that much more intriguing, particularly in relation to the fact that irony represents an expression opposite of what the literal meaning provides. Irony can be described as an unwitting occurrence that takes the characters -- and the reader -- by complete surprise. The writer discusses characterization, plot and irony in relation to Ibsen' 'A Doll's House.' Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 1997's Balanced Budget Act and Medicare Prospective Payment System

    This 45 page paper explores the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, the prospective payment system instituted, and the effect on Medicare beneficiaries. Specifically, the writer offers a proposal for a study focusing on the increased costs for seniors as a result of the BBA and the PPS. An extensive literature review explains the changes in Medicare benefits as a result of the BBA, including the Medicare+Choice option now given to seniors. The PPS has had a dramatic impact on nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. The caps placed on rehab services and the changes in federal Medicaid benefits have all combined to result in a greater proportion of out-of-pocket expenses for the Medicare beneficiary. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Smoking Level Increases and Increased Stress on the Job

    A 70 page expanded version of a much smaller paper researching the hypothesis that smokers in high-stress jobs tend to smoke more in response to stress than do smokers in jobs with lower stress levels. Though there was no existing research with which to guide the study, it still obtains solid and statistically valid results that unquestioningly prove that a smoker's response to a high-stress job is that of smoking more than usual. Existing literature emphasizes the relationship between stress and depression, and also that between smoking and depression. Biochemical and psychological research has concluded that there is a strong relationship between smoking and clinical depression, though it is unclear which contributes to the other. This survey does not specifically address depression, but it does give valuable insight to the relationship of stress-related smoking and workplace stress. Includes 4 charts and 4 tables. Bibliography lists 72 sources.

  • 'Interior Life' of Slaves and Toni Morrison

    8 pages in length. Slavery has shaped what Toni Morrison calls "the interior life" of slaves and former slaves, meaning the way in which an individual feels about himself, herself, the world, other people – with particular emphasis placed upon people of the dominant white race. Slavery has constructed the interior life of African-Americans, inasmuch as narrative style became the tradition in African-American literature. The distinctive elements of this literary style is quite easily recognized by their intensely personal attributes and quest to educate readers about racial prejudice and the tormented path each author has forcibly followed. The writer discusses Morrison's "Beloved," as well as Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass's writings as they relate to the interior life. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Review of the Article 'Predictors of Divorce Adjustment'

    This 3 page article review examines the topic of divorce. The paper summarizes the information from the article and points to demographic factors, results and literature, amongst other things. No additional sources cited.

  • Enhancing Cultural Competency

    A 3 page research paper that addresses the topic of cultural competency in nursing. Census statistics indicate that the population of the US is annually becoming more culturally diverse. This fact poses a challenge to healthcare professionals as providing care that is culturally congruent with the patient can significantly affect the likelihood of positive patient outcomes. As this suggests cultural competency constitutes a significant nursing area of interest. This literature review examines specifically the role of nurses in enhancing their opportunities for strengthening cultural competency. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Change Theory and Shortages in Nursing

    A 10 page research paper that investigates the nursing shortage, with a particular focus on Canada. Influencing positive social change is one of the most problematic areas of public policy making. Currently, the healthcare systems of all the industrialized countries are facing the impact of a severe nursing shortage that is predicted by many experts to get worse over the coming decades. Policymakers and nursing leaders are struggling to change their systems and public perception of nursing in order to drawn new people to the profession, educate them, certify them and deploy them in sufficient numbers to meet the needs of aging populations. The question facing policymakers is how to negotiate the process of change in a manner that will best rectify the nursing shortage. This examination of literature examines how change theory can inform and direct the morass of issues to be considered in addressing this problem. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Mandatory Staffing Ratios

    A 3 page research paper that examines the issue of mandatory nurse-to-patient staffing ratios. Within the context of the nursing shortage, nurses have become concerned that staffing ratios, that is the number of patients being cared for by a single nurse, have increased to the point where they jeopardize patient safety. The question being examined by many states is whether or not nurse staffing ratios should be mandatory. To determine the answer for this question, requires examination of the pertinent issues. The writer examines these issues in current literature and concludes that mandatory ratios are a good idea. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • U.S. Nursing Shortage

    A 4 page research paper that summarizes and discusses the nursing shortage in America. The current U.S. nursing shortage began in 1998 and resulted from a combination of social and economic factors, which included the “little growth in RN (registered nurse) wages, demographic changes in the RN workforce that decreased the supply of working RNs and a stressful hospital workplace environment” (Buerhaus, et al, 2007, p. 853). Currently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services predicted that by 2010, there the nursing shortage will have reach the level of 29 percent, which translates to more than 800,000 nurses (Chandra and Willis, 2005). This examination of literature briefly summarizes this situation and the negative impact that it has on the American healthcare system. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nursing and Stress

    An 8 page paper defining stress, examining nursing literature addressing the problem and discussing implications for nursing. It is completely reasonable to attribute the continued shortage of nurses to recent increases in nursing burnout, at least in part. By definition, burnout results in part from having more to do than one person can hope to do well. The description aptly fits today’s nursing environment. It has long been said that the first step in correcting a problem is to acknowledge that it exists. Active awareness of the signs of detrimental stress is necessary for recognizing and rectifying problems that may exist at present or arise in the future. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Rural & Remote Nursing in Australia

    A 5 page research paper that describes this area of Australian nursing. Nursing in rural and remote Australia has recently been the focus of a great deal of attention from the Australian Nurses Federation, and it is hoped that this attention, in terms of research and position papers, will encourage government policymakers to likewise focus on the needs of the this crucial area of public health (Armstrong, 2006). As this suggests, it is widely acknowledge that nursing practice in rural and remote settings differs significantly from nursing practice in urban locales (Courtney, et al, 2002). This literature review looks at some of the problems and challenges facing nurses in rural and remote areas of Australia in order to offer an overview of the healthcare concerns of nursing professionals whose practice is far from the resources available in urban areas. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing Leadership & Groups

    A 7 page research paper that discusses nursing leadership, which, under any circumstances, is a complicated subject. According to one estimate, there are over 100 accepted academic definitions of leadership (Manz, Bastien and Hostager, 1991). At present, issues of leadership are particularly crucial to nursing as the nursing shortage constitutes a crisis situation for many healthcare institutions and the profession in general. Never has nursing needed effective leadership more; never has the healthcare system depended as greatly as it does at present on nursing leaders. This examination looks at five themes evident in literature pertaining to nursing leadership and how these themes interrelate. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing Profession and Men

    An 8 page research paper that examines the topic of male nursing. According to the American Nurses Association, the number of male student nurses has substantially increased, as male enrollment in nursing schools doubled between 1980 and 1992 (Hawke 56). Nevertheless, the problem typically encountered by males in a female-dominated profession continue to plague some male nurses and the overall number of male nurses in the profession remains low. Examining literature pertaining to men in nursing shows both the progress of male nurses in the profession, as well as what remains to be done in opening up nursing to all candidates, regardless of gender or ethnicity. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Elements of Psychiatric Nursing Practice

    A 4 page research paper that draws on the nursing model of Hildegarde Peplau, as she is acknowledged to be one of nursing's leading theorists, as she was one of the first to emphasize the importance of the nurse/patient relationship. Peplau's model specifies three phrases in this relationship: orientation (meeting the patient, establishing a relationship), exploitation (the patient takes advantage of the nurse's expertise) and termination (discharge plan is initiated). When Peplau formulated her model of psychiatric nursing, Interpersonal Relations in Nursing, the routines of mental institutes tended to reinforce illness (Sills, 1999). Peplau taught nurses to nurture mental health, to conduct research and seek methods for interrupting the illness maintenance systems (Sills, 1999). This examination of psychiatric nursing practice looks briefly at research literature in order to demonstrate how Peplau's model remains applicable today. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Tutorial on Electronic Commerce Quality Management

    This is an 8 page tutorial paper that presents a discussion of quality management in electronic commerce businesses. The writer first presents a proposition that quality management is needed for success. The method of research is explained and the two companies to be considered (Amazon.com and Dell Computer) which is followed by a literature review. The paper includes a brief explanation of total quality management and a discussion of why quality management is essential. Comments are offered regarding the quality of management at the two identified companies. Tutorial comments are included throughout the paper. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Nurse Leadership, Clinical Pathways, Discharge Planning, and Quality Management

    A 12 page discussion of these nursing concepts as revealed in several key articles from the literature. The author of this paper provides a brief synopsis of three articles and one article has been selected for a more detailed discussion of how its findings pertain to preparation for practice as an RN and what new information and insights can be gained from the article. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Metamorphosis and The Lesson

    This 3 page paper examines The Metamorphosis and The Lesson and explains how these stories related to the larger society. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Conrad, Condorcet and Achebe

    A 4 page paper which examines Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, Condorcet’s essay The Future of Human Progress and Chinua Achebe’s Image of Africa. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Violence - the Monster that Torments Society Examined in Literature

    This paper uses four literary works to argue that violence is endemic in society. Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue are used to give various examples of violent behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Electrical Stimulation For Chronic, Non-healing Wounds Literature Review

    Chronic wound care is considerably more difficult to manage than it seems; a single ulcer or open sore can have a tremendous impact upon an individual's personal and professional life to the point of disrupting it entirely. From high health care costs to job loss to compromised quality of life, what may otherwise seem to laypeople as an innocuous medical issue is in truth quite impacting upon the patient's entire life, not the least of which includes impaired mobility, chronic pain and social isolation (Ly & Poole-Warren (2008). Utilizing the ever-growing technological options for this particular problem has rendered some benefit to accelerated wound care, however, the speed with which such methods as electrical fields like POSiFECT and Dermapulse depends upon the severity of the wound. the delayed and sometimes ineffective nature of conventional wound treatment has rendered the need for more advanced options that while not perfect are showing great promise as a viable and better alternative.

  • Literature Review on Uninhibited Internet Effects and Safeguards

    This 5 page paper explores several topics related to internet censorship and social theories. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Considerations of Stereotypical Cultural Representations in the Literature

    This 5 page paper considers whether or not non-Indigenous writers should be prevented from writing about indigenous peoples. Bibliography list 1 source.

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin as Protest Literature

    This 4 page paper discusses Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel of slavery, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Gramsci, Levi-Strauss and Machiavelli

    This 6 page paper responds to readings of material by Claude Levi-Strauss, Machiavelli and Antonio Gramsci. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Protest Literature, Valdez And "Los Vendidos"

    3 pages in length. Playing the stereotype card is the most effective of all possible ways for Valdez to point out misconceptions people have about others; indeed, it is an appropriate tool for other ethnic groups to display their discontent as well. As minorities, Chicanos are not created equal in many numbers of ways based upon a protocol established by another race entirely, a distorted attribute of human existence that otherwise defines and limits their collective ability to seamlessly assimilate into white society. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Controversial Literature: Huck Finn

    5 pages in length. Controversial may well be the first word used to describe Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn long before any summary is offered. Peppered with the words "racist" and "sympathizer," any synopsis of this book would be remiss without also mentioning the legacy of debate Twain - perhaps purposely - left behind. To look at either the character or story of Huck Finn as anything but a social mirror is to read more into Twain's meaning, however, public construal continues to be divided as to the author's true intent. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Kipling and Kincaid/Perspectives on Colonialism

    A 6 page essay that uses Kipling "The White Man's Burden" and Kincaid's A Small Place to discuss the different orientations on colonialism taken by Victorians and post-colonial writers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Importance of Religious Stories

    An 8 page paper. The writer discusses the purpose of the stories and illustrates with an overview of some stories and the lessons one can learn in terms of living the life of a Buddhist. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Review of Elderly Care Literature

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of elderly care. Two case studies involving the effect of calcium and vitamin D on bone density and preventive strategies to reduce elderly falls are examined. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • MEDICALIZATION AND THE MEDICAL LITERATURE

    This 3-page paper discusses the increase of medicalization, examples, and what to do about it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Impact of Religion on Women in Post-Colonial Literature

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of how colonial religious ideals impact indigenous treatment of women. Amadi's "The Concubine" and Conde's "Segu" are explored in this light. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature and Film Related to Rural Life

    This 3 page paper looks at rural life through films such as Field of Dreams and books like Gone With the Wind. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Sampler

    This 10 page paper discusses four different fictional works, including two plays, Macbeth and The Hairy Ape, and two short stories, The Necklace and The Cabuliwallah. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Experience In Literature

    This 4 page paper compares and contrasts three stories that best illustrate either representations of common human experience, or are least representative of it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Comparing DuBois and Baldwin in Early African American Literature

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of DuBois and Baldwin. Similarities such as the questioning of the role of church in African American society are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • A Comparison of the Writings of Rachel Carson and Al Gore

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts Rachel Carson’s “The Obligation to Endure” and Al Gore’s “The Climate Emergency” for presentation style and effectiveness. No additional sources are listed.

  • Greek Philosophy and Literature: A Review of Concepts

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of concepts from Greek philosophy. Literary examples are used to explain arete, eros, hubris, paideia, and logos. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Measurements and Variables Relevant for Assessing the Link Between Hedging Practices and Profit

    This 4 page paper considers some of the research that may be referred to in a paper assessing a potential link between fuel hedging and sideline profitability. The existing research is reviewed looking at the measures and variables which were identify and the way in which validity and reliability were assured. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Narrative Therapy: A Lit Review

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of existing studies and research on the use of narrative therapy for families. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • E-COMMERCE TRUST IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 5-page paper discusses the building of trust among e-commerce users. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder: A Literature-Based Review

    This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of narcissistic personality disorder. Biological and psychosocial factors as well as effective interventions are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • American Literature and Major Common Themes

    This 3 page paper consists of notes taken to demonstrate the major themes in the following works: Miller's Death of a Salesman, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, and Morrison's The Bluest Eye. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Review of Literature on ERP Systems

    This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of enterprise resource planning systems. History and best practices are covered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literature and Human Evil

    A 6 page paper which examines whether man is inherently evil or becomes evil. The paper uses Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” Hitler’s “My Struggle,” and Moliere’s “Tartuffe” for the examination. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • 'Good Men' Literary Comparison

    This 6-page paper analyzes John Wiltshier in "The Beach of Falesa" and Robert Chiltern in "An Ideal Husband" to determine how these two men becomes conflicted throughout their story.

  • Black Literature and Violence

    A 15 page research paper/essay that examines the theme of violence in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk. The writer argues that the violence regularly perpetrated against people of African descent is a common thread connecting these works. While, naturally, these authors address other issues and complications of the institution of slavery, violence provides a background theme that serves to underscore all else. It is the coercive and pervasive element that white mainstream culture uses to keep blacks "in their place" during the antebellum era, and long after African Americans theoretically were free. In regards to the slave narratives of Douglass and Jacobs, the writer focuses on the differences between male and female slave experience. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Ecocriticism and the Literature of John McGahern

    An 8 page paper which examines the literature of John McGahern from an ecocrticial position. The paper examines the relationship between McGahern’s fiction and the physical environment and the relationship between the protagonists and the landscape. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literary Depiction of Africa

    This 4 page paper discusses the influence of Africa over the characters in Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Kingslover's The Poisonwood Bible. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature, Self, and Identity

    A 7 page paper which examines the theme of identity and sense of self in “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates, “Joe Turners Come and Gone” by August Wilson, and “Cathedral” by Raymond Carver. No additional sources cited.

  • Women and Men in American Literature

    A 3 page paper which examines how two authors of American literature portray men and women. The authors examined are Ernest Hemingway and Kate Chopin. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature Review on Paralinguistic Features of English Language Skills

    This 4 page paper relates the fact that a number of different theories reflect upon the nature of paralinguistic features in the development of English language skills for foreign learners. Adams, Orton, Gassin and Pillar all consider the factors that influence assessments of English language development in foreign learners related to efforts at teaching second language speaking skills in the classroom setting.

  • Literature and Dangerous Male Cultural Socialization

    This 3 page paper discusses the ways in which society has harmed the male identity by refusing to acknowledge a man's need for emotional depth and expression. A short story and a poem are analyzed for these factors, based on William Pollack's work. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

  • Literature of the Medieval Period

    This 21 page paper addresses several different topics. The authors discussed are St. Paul (Romans and Galatians); Augustine (Confessions); Gospel of Mark; Boethius (Consolation); and Gregory of Tours (History of the Franks). The essay discusses: the education of each author; who may have rewritten their original document; defining evil; authors' perceptions of a heavenly kingdom; the authors' use of belief; why each of the authors considered himself a Roman; conflict. While most of the five authors are discussed under each topic heading, not all are. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literary Portrayals of Lost Innocence

    A 5 page contention that the theme of vanishing youthful innocence is treated by a number of writer. The author of this paper uses the specific works of Voltaire, Henry James, Lewis Carroll, and Alison Habens to support this contention. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Literature of Black America

    An 11 page research paper that begins with brief synopses of four African American novels: Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison; Native Son by Richard Wright; The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James W. Johnson; and Cane by Jean Toomer. These synopses are roughly 2 pages each. The remainder of the paper is an essay that compares the endings of Native Son and Song of Solomon. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Eighteenth Century Literary Satire in the Works of Daniel Defoe and Jonathan Swift

    A 6 page paper which examines the use of satire in literature during the 18th century. The authors examined are Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Eighteenth Century Literature and Religion

    A 5 page paper which examines the theme of religion in 18th century literature. The paper examines the work of Jane Austen and John Milton. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Examples of Feminist Criticism in Wharton and Chopin

    This 6 page paper compares and contrasts the feminist messages in Wharton's House of Mirth and Chopin's The Awakening as suggested by the criticisms of Showalter and Restuccia. Examples, quotes, analysis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature By and About Women

    A 6 page paper which examines what a reader could gain from reading three different pieces of literature written by, and about, women. The books are “Beloved” by Toni Morrison, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, and “Ghost Country” by Sara Paretsky. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature of Canada and Authors Atwood, O'Hagan, and Davies

    A 6 page essay that briefly summarizes three Canadian novels -- Tay John by Howard O'Hagan, fifth Business by Robertson Davies, and Surfacing by Margaret Atwood. The writer offers a brief plot synopsis and analysis of each novel. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature and the Creature in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    A 3 page paper which examines the significance of the novels that the Creature reads in Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review on Customers and Marketing

    This 8-page paper discusses the customer in terms of marketing strategy by introducing consumer models and applying them to real-world situations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature, Identity and Character Revelations

    This 3 page paper discusses the technique of character revelation used by an author. Examples are given from the last books of The Odyssey as Odysseus reveals himself to Penelope. Quotes cited from the text. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Literature of Early Africa and Identity

    This 4 page paper explores corporate and national identity in Sundiata and The Kebra Nagast. Background information is presented to validate claims and the role of religion in the works is also discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Abortion Theme in Literature Compared

    This 7 page paper examines how the theme of abortion is addressed in Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants" and Gwendolyn Brooks' "The Mother". Both of these works examine the ramifications of abortion without producing moral judgment. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Teamwork, Stress and Organizational Behavior

    A 9 page research paper that discuss teamwork and stress within the workplace. This examination of literature investigates the nature of stress, that is, how it is defined; and then looks at the relationship between stress and teamwork, drawing on literature that indicates the aspects of teamwork that can increase and decrease the levels of stress in work environments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Programs

    A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Does Studying Literature Improve Individual Writing Skills?

    This 9 page paper assesses the connection between the study of literature and the development of writing skills. Looking at the ideas of Orwell and Graves and considering the different ways in which writing may take place with differing motivations, the potential value and impact of studying literature is explored. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • A Research Proposal on Social Phobia

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal to determine the correlations between self esteem, self-monitoring and social phobia. Social phobia is also called social anxiety. Sections include: abstract; introduction/background, including hypothesis; review of the literature and methodology. Specific social phobia screening and self esteem assessment instruments are discussed. The literature review discusses incidence, symptoms, and treatment interventions. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literature Review on Children's Phonemic Awareness Remediation Strategies

    This 6 page paper is a review of literature on the issue of phonemic awareness. This paper outlines methods presented in the current literature for remediation strategies. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Pain Management Literature Review

    An 8 page literature review of self-management and therapeutic touch approaches to the management of chronic pain. The purpose of the paper is to provide a literature review; theoretical framework (Neuman Systems Model); problem statement; and research question. The question is, "Is TT an effective drug-free approach to the management of chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents?" Bibliography lists 11 sources, most from 2007 and 2008.

  • American Literature and the Issue of Class

    This 10 page thesis paper explores the proletarian movement in the thirties. The paper supports the idea that literature highlighting class differences spans the entire twentieth century. The works which are a primary focus is Sinclair's The Jungle and Odets's Waiting for Lefty. The concept of class is viewed in terms of how it is portrayed in American literature as well as its relationship with political ideology. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Optimism in Literature for Children During the Second World War

    7 pages in length. The sole objective of children's literature during World War II was to put forth a sense of strength, hope and reassurance; despite the horrors of the Depression and World War II, children's literature written between the 1930s and 1950s witnessed an unfailing optimism. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • ECE and Children's Literature

    This 5 page report discusses the title topic and briefly addresses the many areas in which a teacher’s use of children’s literature can make a significant impact in a young student’s learning processes. Aside from issues related to language acquisition and development, expansion of critical thinking skills, proficiency in reading and writing, there is one very simple and very fundamental reason for using children’s literature in early childhood education. Children love stories! Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Early Childhood Education and Multicultural Literature

    This 2.5 page paper discusses the benefits of using multicultural literature in the ECE classroom. The essay begins with the fact that children develop attitudes and opinions towards people from other cultures, nations, races very early in life. Exposure to different cultures through picture and early reader books can help change children's attitudes. The writer then discuses the dual role multicultural literature can play in the early childhood classroom. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • U.S. Refugee Population, Health Policy Treatment, Prevention, and Care Services

    This 5-page paper examines literature pertaining to health care needs of asylum-seekers and refugees in the United States. The essay, based on the literature, develops some legislative policies that would help this vulnerable population. Topics touched on include savings to taxpayers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Effects of Pre-Natal Drug Use and Addiction

    This 5-page paper focuses on a literature review of maternal drug addiction and its impact on the fetus. Literature was written after 1995. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Classic Literature and Its Social Functions

    7 pages in length. The social function of literature reflects the very essence of humanity, eloquently chronicling the subtlest nuances of man's benevolent existence, while at the same time displaying human nature in all its sordid glory. The words interwoven within the context of literature carry with them such a great deal of power that a handful of books have achieved classic status by virtue of their insightful glance into mankind's oftentimes depraved world. The writer discusses Milton's "Paradise Lost," "The Epic of Gilgamesh" and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature about the Blues and Jazz

    This 8 page paper looks at blues and jazz literature. The paper starts by examining what is meant by blues literature and then uses examples from the poetry of Sterling Plumpp, short stories by John Clellon Holmes, Langston Hughes and Josef Skvorecky before looking at Alice Walkers book and film The Color Purple. The thesis of the paper is that blues may originate and be a part of black culture, it reflects the experiences of the oppressed, whatever race they may be. The bibliography cites 4 sources

  • Literature and Violence

    A 4 page essay that analyzes three literary works in regards to their use of violence. Throughout the history of Western literature, violence has been frequently used as an integral element of narrative. While unpleasant, often horrific, violence is nevertheless a commonality of human experience and often constitutes the defining element of individual lives. This factor is clearly evident in ancient literature as well as contemporary, as demonstrated in this examination of Sophocles' Oedipus the King, Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, and Anne Tyler's Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Low Cost European Airline Industry Literature Review and Categories of Information

    This 11 page paper examines the way a information for a literature review may be divided into different sections. The literature review this considers is the way low cost airlines compete in Europe, specifically Ryanair and whether it should become a global company. The paper divides the subjects into the generic strategy areas and more specific air industry categories.

  • Literary Religious Themes, Symbolism, and Imagery

    Religious imagery, symbols and thematic developments are common in the literature of a number of eras, including the literature of the early 20th century. This 5 page paper outlines these elements in E. M. Forster, in his novel Maurice, and Jeannette Winterson, in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on Children's Phonemic Awareness Remediation Strategies

    This 6 page paper is a review of literature on the issue of phonemic awareness. This paper outlines methods presented in the current literature for remediation strategies. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing Burnout/A Literature Review

    A 6 page literature review that addresses research on the problem of nursing stress/burnout. The writer first defines these factors and offers definitions drawn from literature, then proposes that research will be explored in order to determine factors that contribute to stress and/or burnout among nurses. Five studies are summarized and recommendations are offered. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature and Life

    A 3 page paper which examines Arnold Weinstein’s thesis, in his book “A Scream Goes Through the House: What Literature Teaches Us About Life,” which indicates that literature provides us information regarding human conditions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • AFGHANISTAN AND DEVELOPMENT: LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 9-page paper provides a review of literature regarding the rebuilding of Afghanistan, and it's success, or lack of it. The paper also tries to compare the literature with a trained learner's observations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.`

  • American Literature: Realism

    A 7 page paper which examines various authors and periods in American literature as they offer images of realism. The literature examined is Kate Chopin’s The Storm, Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, and Stephen Crane’s The Open Boat. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature of the New American Republic

    A 9 page research paper that discusses the formation and evolution of American literature. The writer discusses the effect of the Revolution on literature, the factors that influenced, the nature of American identity and westward expansion and the first generation of significant American writers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Thomas King/Medicine River and Canadian Literature

    A 3 page research paper that discusses how Thomas King’s novel Medicine River is an example of Native Canadian literature and differs from mainstream literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Pain Management Literature Review

    An 8 page literature review of self-management and therapeutic touch approaches to the management of chronic pain. The purpose of the paper is to provide a literature review; theoretical framework (Neuman Systems Model); problem statement; and research question. The question is, "Is TT an effective drug-free approach to the management of chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents?" Bibliography lists 11 sources, most from 2007 and 2008.

  • Literature Review on LEP

    A 10 page research paper that examines the literature pertaining to instruction of LEP (limited English Proficiency) students. The writer offers a literature review for a proposed research study that posits that LEP students will learn faster in a literacy-based, rather than phonics-based, program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Times Reflected in the Writings of John Keats, Moliere, and Niccolo Machiavelli

    This 5 page report discusses three great writers whose works give modern readers insight to the times in which they lived and wrote. Some of the world’s greatest literature is that which has been created using the truths of historical fact in which the work is created. Such literature can also serve as a means by which social theorists and historians are able to gain some measure of understanding into a culture’s ideals and belief systems. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Tragic Themes in Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, Sophocles' Antigone and William Shakespeare's Macbeth

    This 5 page report discusses the common themes that exist in these three works of literature. Great tragic literature carries with it certain common themes that define it as tragedy and which then allows the reader to understand that there is a greater story being outlined than just the one of the characters presented in a single story. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Distance, Intimacy, and Communication Theory Research

    :A 5 page research paper that explores distance and intimacy as an aspect of communication theory research. This literature review explores the manner in which researchers are currently exploring this area of communication theory. A survey of recent literature shows that investigation into intimacy and distance shows this are of communication theory to be diverse, but with many questions yet to be answered. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Industrial Relations and the Effects of Globalization on Germany and Japan

    This 12 page paper examines these two countries after looking at literature related to globalization and industrial relations. Separate sections on Japan and Germany examine these two nations specifically. A review of literature regarding globalization and industrial relations is included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Sociopolitical Classes of Plato and Their Parallels

    A 15 page research paper that examines Plato's sociopolitical classes as outlined in the Republic and also his Theory of the Soul. This literature review, first of all, discuss Plato's theory of the soul and show how he extrapolates on this idea in the Republic to describe his conception of an ideal state. Then, a separate literature review examines the topic of social class within American society to determine if there are parallels between Plato's conceptualization of social class and current day American reality. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Articles and Analysis of British Journal of Special Education

    This 7-page paper deals with analysis and literature search of the British Journal of Special Education. The paper discusses the standard of the publication, as well as some of the current literature dealing with special ed and its challenges. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Repeat Offenders After Probation and or Parole

    This 15-page paper discusses literature concerning the rate of recidivism among offenders who are released from parole or probation situations. Literature is compared, and conclusions about the information obtained. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Acquired Brain Injury and Employment

    A 6 page research paper that offers a literature review that examines various articles for information useful towards helping ABI survivors find gainful employment and evaluates how the literature on this topic addresses the topic of employability for survivors of acquired brain injury (ABI). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • America from a Multicultural Perspective

    A 14 page contention that contemporary America has set the stage in terms of providing an example to the world of a multicultural country. The author of this paper provides observations on how the various fractions that compose our country interrelate. These observations are provided first from an academic approach, relying on the sociological and anthropological literature, then from a humanistic perspective relying on the popular literature. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Leadership According to Principals and Faculty

    A 4 page research paper that examines several articles and studies from current literature regarding how teachers and principals view the topic of school leadership. The writer particularly emphasizes the benefits that this literature suggests can come from educational programs for teachers regarding this subject. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Exercise in Dante's 'Inferno'

    This 3 page paper provides an example of how to approach a writing exercise that asks one to look at other literature and put characters into the different parts of hell designated by Dante. The literature used is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Miller's Tale and Othello. No bibliography.

  • Attitudes of Social Workers and Nurses About Working with Alcoholic Clients

    This 20 page paper provides a review of the current literature regarding the issue of alcoholism and the attitudes of nurses and social workers who are employed in positions working with alcoholic clients and their families. This literature review promotes an understanding of the problem of alcoholism and the issues that stem from developing nursing and social service practices for indivudals with this condition. Bibliographhy lists 20 sources.

  • Pain Management for the Elderly

    A 10 page research paper that examines the topic of pain management with elderly patients. While there is general consensus that pain management in elderly populations is being under-treated, the literature on this subject is less clear as to whether the best environment for elderly pain management is provided by home environments or institutional settings, such as nursing homes and hospitals. Examination of the literature on elderly pain management reveals that each environment has its own particular set of problems, which must be overcome in order to solve the problem chronic under-treatment of pain in elderly patients. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Shortage of Nursing Faculty

    A 3 page nursing literature review that examines articles on the nursing faculty shortage. The nursing shortage is a healthcare crisis that has been recognized as affecting medical services at the global, regional and local levels (Mathews, 2003a). A corresponding shortage in nursing faculty serves to perpetuate and compound this problem, as a nursing faculty shortage limits the number of applicants that can be accepted for nursing degree programs. This literature review shows the causes and the scope of this problem, as well as proposed solutions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Langston Hughes/Critical Response to 2 Poems

    A 9 page research paper that discusses 2 poems by Langston Hughes (1902-1967), who has been termed the “Shakespeare of Harlem,” as he is credited with some of the finest poetry to emerge from that “great flowering of African-American literature known as the Harlem Renaissance” (Sundquist 55). Two of his poems, “Harlem,” which is also known under the title “Dream Deferred,” and “I, Too, Sing America” exemplify the radical protest spirit that characterizes a great deal of Hughes’ verse. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • 2 African American Poets/Cullen & Hughes

    A 3 page essay/research paper that discusses and analyzes 2 Harlem Renaissance poets, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. The writer briefly discusses the historical context and background of each poet and analyzes Hughes' "Mother to Son" and Cullen's "Saturday's Child." Bibliography lists 3 sources that were drawn from the Norton Anthology of African American Literature.

  • School Bullying/The Effect on Bullies and Victims

    This 20 page research paper consists of a 15 page report and a 5 page annotated bibliography. The paper offers an examination of literature that explores what is known about the effects and repercussions of bullying, both in regards to victims, but also in regard to what the bully experiences in terms of mental health outcomes. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children

    This 4 page paper examines the problem of mental illness for parents. Does the mental illness affect children? A look at literature on the subject is the focus of this concise paper. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Wellness & Nutrition for Healthy Aging

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract, which reads as follows: This examination of nursing literature addresses the subject of nutrition and how it impacts the goal of wellness. As this is a broad topic, the paper narrows the topic to the two periods in life when nutrition is particularly crucial to wellness, which is in childhood and in regards to older adults. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Octopus by Frank Norris

    A 6 page analysis of this turn-of-the-century novel. The writer argues that the early-twentieth century novelist Frank Norris created a work of literature‹a work of art‹that also reflected the actual history of the state of California. Reflective of the school of naturalistic writing that was predominant at that time, Norris was intent on presenting a human story that was reflective the influence of the Californian environment, yet showing these influences within a context that touched on the relevant issues of the twentieth century. No additional sources cited.

  • Wireless Sensor Networks and New Power Sources

    Sensor networks are increasing in their application and popularity. One barrier to use has been powering when used in wireless sensor networks. The 6 page paper is the introduction and then brief literature review for a project to examine the potential for renewable energy sources for the scenario nodes in the wireless networks. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Impact of HIV/AIDS on Nursing

    A 6 page research paper that discusses how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected nursing on a global scale, but particularly within the healthcare systems of the developing countries. This literature review examines the affect of HIV/AIDS on the profession of nursing, with an emphasis on nursing in Africa, but also addressing global experiences and concerns. The implications drawn from this research indicate the challenges facing nursing today due to HIV/AIDS. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Family Alcoholism and its Impact on Teenage Girls' Development

    10 pages in length. The writer provides a literature review pertaining to how alcoholism impacts teenage development in girls. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Best Practice in Ensuring Infected Wound Healing

    An 8 page consideration of the factors that enter into wound care. The author reviews the literature for approaches to wound care. The emphasis is made that appropriate wound care is not only specific to the type of wound but to the patient themselves. The nurse's careful interaction with the patient is critical in determining their needs and an address for those needs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • ADHD: Causes, Behaviors, Strategies

    A 7 page research paper on ADHD. This examination of literature pertaining to ADHD, first of all, discusses the causes, symptoms, and behaviors that are associated with this disorder, but then concentrates on teaching strategies that have been formulated to address the management of ADHD in the classroom. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Review: Cloud Computing Efficiencies

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of cloud computing. A review of literature documents the efficiency delivered by cloud computing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Discussion Questions for Literature and Economics

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature and economics. A variety of academic discussion questions are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Public Health Aspects of Food Safety

    This 8 page paper discusses the issue of food safety from a public health perspective; it focuses mostly on a literature review. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • How Can A Football Club Increase Ticket Sales?

    The 34 page paper undertakes research to examine what potential strategies a football club could use to increase their ticket sales. The paper are stocked with an introduction and an in-depth literature review, looking at the UK football tickets sales in the past in the and the influences on those sales. The paper then simulate primary research to identify areas of potential strategies the clubs could utilize to increase their overall level of ticket sales. The paper ends with recommendations. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

  • Exercise, Bone Density & Menopause

    An 8 page research paper that examines empirical research which has suggested that there is a significant relationship between bone mass and the individual’s level of physical fitness. This examination of relevant literature focuses specifically on what this body of data reveals pertaining to the effect of exercise on bone mineral density for postmenopausal women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide?

    This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not genocide occurred. A section using primary research is then presented considering simulated research to determine whether the general public believes genocide has occurred. The paper ends with a conclusion. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Brain Response/Males & Aggression

    A 10 page research paper that examines research on brain chemistry and aggression that differentiates between the responses of males and females. This review of literature examines research that pertains to brain research and the neurotransmitters in the brain that have been shown to affect aggressive behavior. This body of data suggests that there are a discernible differences between the response of males and females to aggression and competitiveness that can be traced to differences in brain chemistry. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Marketing Principles, Brand Loyalty and Globalization

    This 11-page paper examines the idea that the international marketer needs to consider marketing principles (such as brand loyalty and segmentation) to succeed. The paper provides literature to support this point. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • SMEs and Banking in Saudi Arabia

    This 5 page paper is an outline proposal for a study on the way the banking sector serves the small and medium sized enterprise (SME) sector in Saudi Arabia. The paper provides an introduction, aims ad objectives section, a literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction and Online Banking

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of online banking. The link between online banking and customer satisfaction is explored in a literature review. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • UK Banking Services, Compliance, and Vulnerabilities

    This 15-page paper focuses on a fictitous financial services company and how a compliance officer, based on literature about the topic, can determine vulnerabilities and solution to those vulnerabilities. The paper is written from a UK perspetive. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • UK Welfare Benefits and Asylum Seekers' Dissertation Proposal

    This 22 page paper is the proposal for a dissertation to examine the impact of the UK welfare state on asylum seekers and how this impacts particularly on Somali woman and children who may be mire vulnerable and need more support than other asylum seekers groups. The paper outlines research questions, presents an outline literature review that includes consideration of the role of the welfare state and the way in which asylum seekers and refuges are treated and a methodology for primary research with the use of interviews. The bibliography cites 45 sources.

  • Athena, The Virgin Goddess

    A 7 page research paper that explores a hypothesis concerning the virginity of the goddess Athena. This hypothesis posits that the way that the ancient Greeks conceived virginity played a significant role in the way that the goddess was conceptualized. The writer argues that an examination of literature verifies this hypothesis. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Hyperactivity

    An 8 page hypothetical research proposal that outlines the parameters of how a student might address researching an aspect of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. The writer suggests exploring ADHD children who are not on medication as the proposed topic. The majority of this paper consists of roughly a six-page literature review. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Education and Leadership

    This 5 page paper discusses leadership in education. The research focusing on educational leadership is plentiful, yet, despite the volumes, leadership remains an elusive concept. This essay reviews some of the literature and what is said about the characteristics and theories of leadership in educational settings. Sizer's essential schools concept is mentioned as is stewardship leadership. A list of commonalities among leaders is provided as are other comments. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Development and Value of Alternate Education

    This 118 page paper is a comprehensive literature review looking at the development and value of alternative education, with an emphasis on the US. The paper looks at a range of theories regarding the way education is delivered, including teaching styles, curriculum design and learning styles. The development of different educational institutions and the provision of learning for different students is also discussed, along with the results and benefits that have been realized. The bibliography cites 187 sources.

  • Current Perspectives/Math and Science Education

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the fact that the position of the United States in relation to other countries and math and science education has been a cause for concern for the last decades. This examination of literature looks at current perspectives on trends in US education, with a focus on math and science education and how this impacts the country as a whole. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Holocaust Literature and the Portrayal of Children

    A paper which looks at the way in which children are depicted in literature which deals with the Holocaust, in both autobiographical works and fiction, the importance of such works as a resource in Holocaust studies, and the way in which contemporary children respond to such accounts of their forebears’ experiences.

  • Survey Questions on Corporate Governance

    A 6 page paper offering several questions and rationale for them. The questions are to constitute a more involved survey of senior financial managers, a companion to a 21-item survey including questions requiring only short answers and rating on a Likert-type scale. Those questions are contained in KSacctCorpGov2.rtf, which also provides the literature and proposed method for a study of how changes in financial reporting standards affect corporate governance and senior financial managers’ behavior and perceptions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Physical Therapy as a Career

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current views of employment in the field of physical therapy. This paper integrates view of the current employment rate, salaries and educational requirements for physical therapists as well as changes in the job market. This paper includes specific views of the current literature as it relates to this expanding field. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Alcohol and Drug Use/Juvenile Crime

    An 8 page research paper that includes a brief abstract, which investigates literature on alcohol and drug consumption in order to discern the relationship between these factors and juvenile involvement in criminal behavior. First of all, the writer summarizes four relevant research studies; then, findings are summarized and discussed and conclusions are drawn, which argue that, rather than a causal effect of criminal behavior, alcohol and drug consumption is a symptom of the social and mental health issues with which juvenile offenders have to cope. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Gender Identity Patient Disorder Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Film Boys Don’t Cry

    In eight pages this paper addresses a particular psychiatric patient presenting the problem of gender identity disorder similar to the character of Brandon Teena in the 1999 film Boys Don’t Cry within the context of historical, diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment issues as well as developmental theories with a brief literature review also included. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Genetically Modified Plants/Pro & Con

    A 3 page research paper that discusses this issue of genetically modified (GM) plants. The writer discusses literature both pro and con and concludes that GM foods are a part of society's future, whether for good or ill. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • High School Dropouts/North Toledo, OH

    An 8 page research paper that examines the problem of high school dropouts in North Toledo, Ohio. This evaluation of this problem attempts to outline the dimensions of the problem using demographic statistics and then discusses how the problem has thus far been addressed by public school and city officials as well as proposed solutions that have been presented in related literature. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Research into the Use of CRM in a Kazakhstan Hotel

    This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to look at the best type of CRM to use in a hotel in Kazakhstan. The paper includes an introduction, objectives, brief literature review and presents an outline methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Pure Play Internet Banks; Can they Create Value?

    This 30 page paper considers whether or not pure play internet banks are able to create value. The paper starts with an in-depth literature review considering how internet banks may create value and the challenges they face along with the limited existing research. The paper then presents a methodology and some fictitious results to a survey of customers using the UK bank First Direct to assess the value the bank creates. The bibliography cites 23 sources.

  • Data Security and Cyber Crime

    This 3 page paper looks at the issue of data security in the context of cyber crime. The paper gives a good overview of the subject from as range of literature, discussing what is meant by cyber crime, how it takes place and how it is dealt with. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Why has Fair Trade Chocolate Failed to Become a Top Selling Chocolate Bar; A Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal for assessing why a fair trade brand of chocolate does not outsell a well known brand of chocolate that is not fair trade certified. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and objectives and gives a justification for the subject. A literature review of relevant concepts is then followed by the outlining of a methodology and a timetable of undertaking the research. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Divorce in Families w/Special Needs Children

    A 5 page research paper that examines divorce and looks specifically at factors that affect divorce in families with children who have special needs. This investigation of literature examines the effect of divorce on children’s physical and mental health; the importance of parents forging a new alliance that considers the welfare of the child, and the reasons why the parents of special needs children are at greater risk for divorce. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Divorce, Pro and Con

    A 3 page research paper that discusses divorce. What are the pros and cons of divorce in America? An examination of literature indicates that the negatives of divorce far outweigh the few positives. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Urban versus Suburban Standardized Testing

    This 9 page paper presents part of a research proposal to study the factors that contribute to the difference in achievement levels between suburban and urban students. The introduction provides a basic overview of standardized tests, the purpose of the study and the hypothesis for the study. The literature review reports studies that confirm the gap between suburban and urban but also identifies other variables affecting achievement, such as poverty. The methodology section describes the types of data to be collected. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Important Issues in Project Management

    This 14 page paper looks at the topic of project management and considers what types of subjects would need to be examined before producing a project plan. The paper takes the format of a research proposal complete with research questions literature review and Gantt chart for scheduling the writing of the project plan. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The Employee Relationship and Employee Motivation; A Research Proposal

    This 8 page paper is a proposal for a research project to identify the different models that describe the way the employment relationship emerges and how it can be managed by the employer and proposes research to assess which are correlated with the highest levels of employee motivation. The paper includes an introduction, literature review, and methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Research Proposal Entitled Parent Support and Educational Success

    An 8 page paper that offers a research proposal regarding the title, specifically, does parental involvement enhance the child's school success. The paper provides an introduction with hypothesis, proposed methodology, literature review and conclusions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Importance of Education and Teen Pregnancy

    A 15 page research paper that explores the current literature on teen sex education. The writer explores the debate between those who promote abstinence-only sex education versus comprehensive sex education and argues that research shows that abstinence-only sex ed. does not work. Mandatory comprehensive sex ed. is proposed. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Quantitative Article Review

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of three power point slides on a quantitative article being reviewed. These slides include the Hypothesis, Conceptual Model\Theoretical Framework and Review of Related Literature. These slides have extended speaker notes. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Please request MHsomgugpp.ppt

  • Action Research in a 7th Grade Classroom

    A 15 page proposal for action research in a 7th grade classroom. The paper discusses the problem in Chapter 1; provides a literature review in Chapter 2; and contains Methodology in Chapter 3. The paper recommends that improvement efforts be made on a school-wide basis for greater effectiveness. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • HRM and Performance Management; The Value of Performance Appraisal

    This 4 page is a research proposal to assess the value of different types of performance assessment and appraisal in increases productivity and aiding with motivation in a commercial environment. The paper presents an introduction, brief literature review and the outline of a methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Benefit of Falling Trade Barriers for Developing Economies

    This 14 page paper looks at the potential value of global trade talks and a reduction of trade barriers for developing economies. The potential benefits are assessed and the underlying economic theory is discussed and applied. The paper is written as a proposal with an extensive literature review and brief methodology. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Applied Research Project Proposal on Recidivism and Training of Offenders

    This 21 page paper outlines a study of offender training and recidivism. This study is designed to consider this problem and to determine if benefits in terms of recidivism can be determined through the use of educational/training programs in the prison setting. This study integrates a questionnaire survey with assessments of the research in the current literature in order to determine links between training and reductions in recidivism. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • College Grades and the Impact of Pop Quizzes Research Study Proposal

    An 8 page research paper that outlines a research study proposal for evaluating the effect of pop quizzes, and quizzes in general, on final course grade at the college level. The proposal includes literature review on this topic and outlines the parameters of the proposed research study. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Forensics and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

    An 18 page literature review that surveys articles on applications of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) within a forensic setting. The writer outlines the purposes of the survey, methodology employed and summarizes and comments on the articles surveyed, indicating areas for future research. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Project Proposal on China's Economic Development

    This 6 page paper presents a proposal for a project that addresses this question: How will China's admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) impact the Chinese economy? The paper includes these subheadings: Project Statement; Research Questions, which includes a brief literature review; Study Method and stages in the project; Anticipated Results and Significance of study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Proposed Legislation Patient Safety Act of 2004

    A 4 page research paper that discusses this proposed piece of legislation. The writer discusses the problem necessitating this bill, the literature supporting the need for action, the details of the bill, the fact that it has ANA support and includes a one-page sample letter to a House representative urging passage of the bill. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Money Laundering Detection Through Information Technology

    This 13 page paper discusses aspects of money laundering, and the feasibility and methodology of a research project based on trying to discover the best IT techniques for detecting money laundering; it includes a literature review. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • UK's Dixon's Retailer and the Implications of its Cessation of VCR Player Selling

    This 5 page paper looks at the decision of the UK electrical retailer Dixon’s to stop selling video recorders and proposes a research study to assess the marketing implications of this decision. The paper justifies the question, undertakes a literature review and then considers the benefit and gives a brief methodology. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Turkish Textile Industry and WTO's Impact

    This 40 page paper looks at the issues faced by Turkey and is an in-depth proposal for a paper to consider how Turkey can deal with the changes that will be seen within the textile industry as a result of the elimination of quotas under the multi-fiber agreement (MFA) as a result of the WTO rulings. Turkey is facing potential gains, but also threats, especially from China. This paper looks at the aims of the research, the rationale for the research, performs an in-depth literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 28 sources.

  • Research Findings on Small Groups

    A 10 page research paper and abstract that offers the framework for a hypothetical research study concerning observing group behavior at three different age levels. Background and literature review on this subject is also covered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Statistical Analysis

    This 16 page paper demonstrates the way that a research project can be undertaken with the use of qualitative research. The paper shows how to use a literature research, then how to design research and then analyse the results with examples. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • A Research Project To Determine The Best Way Of Increasing Customer Loyalty At Scandinavian Airways Systems (SAS)

    This 79 page paper is a dissertation style paper undertaking research to look at how the Scandinavian airline SAS can improve customer loyalty and the potential of using customer relationship management (CRM) to achieve increased loyalty. The paper looks at the development of the company, how they compete and the current loyalty system that is in place followed by an in-depth literature review concerning customer loyalty and CRM. A methodology is offered and simulated primary research results are presented before a conclusion is reached that recommends the adoption of a CRM system. The bibliography cites 54 sources.

  • Why Do Employees from the Employer?

    This 22 page paper is a research proposal for a full-length dissertation in the causes of employee theft. The problem is considered from the context of security risk management, looking at a number of different theoretical approaches to causes of crime, with an in-depth literature review, and a proposal for a suitable research methodology utilizing quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Sub Sahara Africa and Orphans with AIDS and HIV

    This 8 page paper is the first chapter and a research proposal for an in-depth literature review which includes an expansion of what the HIV/AIDS virus is, how it is impacting on the structure of society as well as the direct and indirect physical and mental impact on the orphans. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Purpose Of Business Research And Research Proposal

    This 8 page paper has two discrete sections. The first section discuses the purpose of business research and includes comments on type of research. The second section is a business research proposal that includes Title, background, research objectives, methods, and literature review. The case has to do with introducing a product to the consumer market. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Role Of Database System In 5 Star Hotel In Kazakhstan; Research Proposal

    This 5 page paper looks at the way research could be undertaken to identify the type of database and database management system a five star hotel would need. The paper includes an introduction, objective, a brief literature review, justification, methodology and expected results. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Research Proposal on University Student Absenteeism

    This 14 page paper is a full proposal for a study of why university students are absent form lectures. The paper begins with an outline and justification, undertakes a literature review and then outlines a proposal for undertaking the study including the collection and analysis of data. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Nestle and Wyeth; Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal to assess the marketing activities of Nestle and Wyeth and their marketing of baby milk formula, especially in the developing world and determine whether or not they are acting ethically. The paper presents the terms of reference, literature review and conceptual model and a methodology as well as a timetable for the completion of the project. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • The Credit Crunch; A Research Proposal

    This 17 page paper is a research proposal to assess how the credit crunch is impacting on consumers buying behavior. The paper presents an introduction, justification and outlines limitation, before undertaking a literature review, presenting a methodology and a potential questionnaire. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • A Research Proposal on Standardized Testing

    This 4 page paper provides a research proposal in examining standardized testing and its affect on curricula. A proposal is made. A review of literature is included. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Research Proposal for J. Sainsbury

    This 15 page paper is a research proposal to investigate why Sainsbury's have been seeing their market share drop. The paper gives a plan to carry out this research and undertakes a literature review looking at Sainsbury's and their main competitors; Tesco and Asda. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Hyperactivity

    An 8 page hypothetical research proposal that outlines the parameters of how a student might address researching an aspect of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. The writer suggests exploring ADHD children who are not on medication as the proposed topic. The majority of this paper consists of roughly a six-page literature review. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal for Assessing Dialysis Patient Mortality Rates by Comparing Cellulose Acetate Dialyzers and Polysulfone Membrane Dialyzers

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal that provides comparison of cellulose acetate dialyzers and polysulfone membrane dialyzers and mortality rates in dialysis patients. This paper introduces the problem, outlines the significant of the study, asserts a research hypothesis, and provides a review of the current literature that considers this issue. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Methods of Qualitative Research

    This 4 page paper outlines the use of qualitative research methods, including content analysis. Content analysis is one form of qualitative research that has been used in creating comparative views of different views presented in the current literature or in the mass media. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Research Proposal for US Acculturation

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of a research study on acculturation in the United States. This paper is a research proposal, which includes a review of literature and methodology. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Problems of Football Clubs and How to Increase Revenues Through Ticket Sales; A Research Proposal

    This 12 page paper looks at the problem faced by many football clubs; the need to increase revenue. The paper outlines a proposal to investigate the way football clubs may be able to enhance revenue through ticket sales. The introduction, problem statement and research objectives and literature review are presented before a research methodology is proposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • A Proposal to Examine How The Effectiveness of Advertising May be Improved

    This 12 page paper is a research proposal to examine the impact that adverting can have on a consumer behavior and intent to purchase a product or service. The proposal gives an introduction, a problem statement, looks at the reason the research is important, presents a literature review and proposes a mixed methodology. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Decisions Influencing Home Ownership

    This 14 page paper is written in two parts. The first part is a complex mixture looking at the way in which home ownership is perceived by homeowners, and the influences that impact on whether an individual rents or purchases their own home, and how they make that decision. The second part of the paper identifies an area where the literature is weak, defined the research question and presents a research methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Emotions and Moral Decision Making

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal on the impact that emotions have on moral decision-making. This paper provides an overview of the current literature, a hypothesis and a research methodology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal Regarding Early Adolescence and Drug Use

    This 11 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal for assessing drug use in early adolescents. This paper integrates a review of literature and a methodology for the proposal. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Safety and Health

    This 15 page paper proposes a health and safety research project to look at the tools of assessment and how suitable they are to measure unseen risk, such as air quality. The paper gives a justification of the study, the aims and methods, a time table and a literature review examines models that may be used and the risks of poor air quality. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Education Gender Inequities Proposal

    This 3 page paper is a proposal for a study focusing on gender inequities in education. The introduction comments on the purpose of the project. The literature research reports studies that demonstrate boys receive more attention from their teachers than girls. The writer comments on the importance of school as a socialization process for learning gender roles. The paper ends with a summary and suggestions for research. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Employee Favouritism

    This 11 page paper is a research proposal to study the impact of employee favouritism on the workplace environment. The paper gives an introduction with the research questions to be answered. The paper then presents a literature review and a methodology to be used for primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Essay on Management Skills and Philosophies

    A 28 page paper. This essay first reviews some of the many schools or philosophies of management, such as the behavior school, the transformation school, total quality management. The next section discusses the many functions and roles of the manager. The four basic functions most often cited are explained. Mintzberg's 10 Management Roles are also reviewed. One study that looked at the effect of national context in terms of developing personnel is reviewed. A comprehensive discussion of the skills needed for effective management is then provided. Besides discussing the skills as cited in the literature, the writer provides a correlation between the functions of management and the skills needed for each function. The essay concludes with a summary and conclusions. Bibliography lists 28 sources.

  • The Bible, Koran, And Divine Comedy

    A 5 page paper. Each work is discussed separately in terms of their contribution to modern society. The influence and impact of the Bible itself can be found across life from culture to law to literature and so on. The contribution of the Koran itself is more difficult to determine although many individual Muslims contributed significantly to areas like medicine, math and architecture. Dante's Divine Comedy greatly influenced several different areas of life. The writer comments on which book contributed the most and why. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Interdisciplinary Unit on Earth Day

    This is a 4 page paper that begins with a general introduction of the need for children to understand the dangers to the earth. The unit, which is appropriate for grades 2 and 3, begins with an explanation of how Earth Day originated and why. Activities for this unit are outlined under multiple headings to provide an interdisciplinary unit. The headings are: Reading/Literature/Writing/Science/Environmental Health and Science/Environmental Education/Math/Writing/Reading/Art/Music. The essay also includes a brief outline of which Pennsylvania standards are included in the activities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nursing Shortage

    A 5 page research paper that addresses the nursing shortage. All aspects of the current U.S. shortage of registered nurses (RNs) have been thoroughly documented. The present shortage began in 1998 and by 2001, roughly 126,000 hospital nursing positions were left unfilled (Auerbach, Buerhaus and Staiger, 2007). In 2006, the shortage entered its ninth year, which make this the longest-running shortage in the past fifty years (Auerbach, Buerhaus and Staiger, 2007). Examination of current literature suggests several pertinent factors concerning the nature of this shortage that differentiates it greatly from those of the past. This information is summarized and then discussed in terms of its public policy implications. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Community College and Psychology Teaching

    A 3 page essay supporting the choice to teach psychology at the community college level. The psychology instructor at a university enjoys full access to subscription-based literature databases as well as employer-paid conference attendance opportunities. Psychologists in private practice gain the satisfaction of being involved in improving the lives of individuals, and some achieve significant financial rewards. The community college can expect none of these financial supports or rewards. The rewards possible are significant and can be immense, however. As is the case when comparing community college education with university education, the end result is only different, certainly not inferior. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Truth in Patient Care

    An 8 page research paper/essay that discusses the ethics involved in telling the truth to patients. Healthcare practitioners are routinely faced with the responsibility of informing patients about the details and implications of their prognoses. No one enjoys being the bearer of bad tidings when a prognosis offers little hope. Also, it can be difficult to handle patient care when family members insist on sheltering a relative from the knowledge that they have a chronic condition. In other words, when, where and how to convey the truth of a prognosis is a recurring problem in healthcare in general and one that specifically impacts nursing. The writer explores ethical considerations, referring to Kantian ethics and cases cited in nursing literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Practice, Knowledge, and Nursing Theory's Role

    An 11 page research paper that examines the relationship between theory, knowledge and practice. Florence Nightingale asserted that there is no differentiation between "men of thought" and "men of action" and that an "ideal" or philosophy should not be considered as isolated, but rather incorporated into everyday routines (Jacobs, 2001). In other words, Nightingale felt that there should be no artificial barriers between philosophy or theory and the utilization of nursing knowledge and practice. Nightingale obviously regarded herself as a woman of action, "dealing with daily activities of nursing," yet nursing scholars frequently portray her as more of a theorist and philosopher (Jacobs, 2001, p. 17). It was Nightingale's position that theory should lead the development of knowledge and practice and this is the orientation reflected in the vast majority of nursing literature, as this review illustrates. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Nursing and Global Perspectives

    A 12 page research paper that examines how nursing is changing to meet the new demands of the twenty-first century. With the advent of global marketing and the revolution in telecommunications, the world has suddenly become a much smaller and much more interrelated place. All aspects of society are under reconstruction to fit the parameters of the changing global situation, and it is in this context that many nursing professionals are exploring what this means for nursing and what should be the place of a caring nurse, or as simply a caring individual, within the context of global health and healing. Literature review offered. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Family Health Nursing

    A 6 page research paper that addresses literature pertaining to family health nursing. Family health nursing provides the “conceptual underpinnings for the practice of family nursing across the life span” (Garwick, 2002, p. 284). The Family Health Nurse (FHN) concept was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Europe in order to provide a means to strengthen “family and community-oriented health services” (West and Macduff, 2006). WHO identifies the FHN as providing a “key contribution within a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals in the attainment of the 21 health targets” established by the WHO HEALTH 21 policy framework (West and Macduff, 2006). More aspect of FHN are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • NANDA

    An 11 page research paper that includes a 1 page abstract. This paper offers a review of nursing literature that focuses on systems of nursing classification, with an emphasis on the classification system of nursing diagnoses known as NANDA. The history of this organization is summarizes, explaining how North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) reinvented itself as NANDA International (NANDA-I) to reflect its growing multi-national membership. The historical background on nursing classifications systems is also discussed, and this includes an overview of the two other principal forms of nursing classification, before offering a general overview of NANDA and NANDA’s history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nursing Education Bill

    A 6 page examination of literature and discussion pertaining to the Nursing Education and Quality of Health Care Act of 2007 (S. 1604). The purpose of this legislation is primarily to increase the nation’s workforce in regards to well-educated nurses. By 2014, current estimates predict that the nation will need 1.2 million new and replacement nurses (Clinton, 2007). The bill now before the Senate will provide funding for grants and other financial programs in rural communities, which is a strategy intended to encourage the “recruitment and retention of nursing students, nursing faculty and nurses who serve in rural areas” (Clinton, 2007). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Retention/Recruitment & Canadian Nursing Shortage

    An 8 page research paper that discusses Canada’s nursing shortage. There is currently a severe nursing shortage in all of the industrialized countries of the Western world, including Canada. Experts predict that the nursing shortage in Canada will worse over the course of the next decade and this prediction appears to be accurate as the number of registered nurses (RNs) working the rural regions of Canada have already decreased from 65.2 per 10,000 in population in 1994 to 62.3 in 2000 (Belkus and MacLeod, 2004). This literature review focuses on strategies that are being implemented regarding the key issues of retention and recruitment of nurses, as these factors have a significant influence on how the nursing shortage impacts specific organizations. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Aging Nursing Population/Healthcare

    A 7 page research paper that examines this issue. A predominant demographic trend in the U.S. is toward a progressively older population, as Americans live longer lives. Connie Barden, president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), points out that nurses are getting older along with the rest of the country (An interview, 2003). The aging nursing population has a tremendous impact on the current nursing shortage, as more and more nurses near retirement age. Furthermore, it is logical to presume that older nurses may find the stress caused by understaffing to be more problematic. This examination of this topic addresses literature and what it reveals about the extent of the problem, as well as proposed solutions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Malpractice and the Nursing Profession

    A 4 page paper discussing the growing trend toward naming nurses in malpractice claims, reviewing current literature on the subject and making recommendations for the future. It is a common view that greater numbers can be attracted with higher salaries, and that appears to be true to a point. Beyond that point, however, other factors take on greater weight. There is no mystery in what those other factors are; Maslow defined them quite well and clearly nearly 40 years ago. Providing security and meeting basic needs is only the first step. Beyond that is a sense of belonging and ultimately self-actualization. As nursing continues to evolve, current leaders need to be working for greater possibilities for self-actualization in nursing. Doing so can lead to better patient outcomes in the present, while also making nursing more attractive to those not already in the profession. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nursing Philosophy for Professional Practice

    A 7 page research paper that discusses a student-formulated professional philosophy of nursing practice, which is that making clinical judgment decisions in nursing care should be comfort based and founded on an understanding and knowledge of the patient’s continuous evolving physical and mental state. This examination of literature discusses how this philosophy can be applied to the four nursing domains of person, environment, health/illness and the nurse. Then, a broader perspective is given that takes into account the expectations of ANA standards of practice, the requirements of law and JCAHO standards. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Effects of Stress

    A 5 page research paper that examines stress. Stress experience exists for “all human beings in all ages in varying degrees” (Lunney, 2006). It can be positive or negative producing both positive and negative effects. What is thought of as “stress” in the public mindset is actually stress overload, that is, which is what occurs when negative stressors become excessive. As established by Selye in the 1950s, this can produce “fight-or-flight response,” which if prolonged can lead to psychological and/or physical illness (Lunney, 2006). As this suggests, this topic is of particular interest to nursing because excessive stress has become so pervasive in contemporary society. Examination of literature pertaining to excessive stress reveals the physiological mechanisms that are triggered by stress, their effects both physically and psychologically, as well as suggests nursing interventions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Sexually Abused Children and Art Therapy Assessments

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current literature on the topic of Art Therapy and Assessments of Sexually Abused Children: Art as an Predictor for the Perpetration of Sexual Crimes by Children. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Art and Healing

    The western medical establishment has come to recognize the value of dance, music, literature, painting and drama in preventing and treating illness. Techniques such as guided imagery, dance, art therapy and music have become the tools of health care professionals in all areas. These techniques have much in common with the Chinese practices of Qigong, yoga and acupressure. Eastern methods often integrate contemporary medical practices with ancient forms of healing. The western medical establishment is learning to give the Chinese practices the credit they deserve for the benefits they are able to bring to patients. This 6 page paper examines the use of both Eastern and Western therapies with a foundation of dance or music. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Polish Composer Karol Syzmanowski

    This 8 page report discusses Karol Syzamowski (1882-1937), the Polish composer second only to Chopin in renown. Szymanowski was “a curious hybrid.” Considering the fact that his life spanned Poland's fin de-siecle rekindling and its all-too brief flourishing between the wars, it is remarkable that the music of Szymanskowski was able to survive to earn a meaningful level of respect at the close of the 20th century. The survival and proliferation of the composer’s work serve as a testimony to the collective determination of the Polish people to maintain a distinct culture of art, music, literature, and more. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Medieval Theology in Dulcitius

    An 8 page research paper/essay on this medieval play. From a modern perspective, medieval drama is interpreted by the average person as being incredibly sexist and somewhat perverse in its intense focus on tortures that Christian martyrs, who are usually beautiful maidens, undergo for their faith. In her analysis of the plays of Hrotsvit, Colleen D. Richmond, assistant professor of writing and literature at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, argues that Hrotsvit's intentions are to help women redefine themselves and find empowerment within the framework of Christianity that allows them to subvert the domination of patriarchy. In other words, when viewed from a scholarly perspective, "Dulcitius," as well as the rest of Hrotsvit's plays, can be perceived in terms of constituting both social protest and medieval feminism. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Sexually Abused Children and Art Therapy Assessments

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current literature on the topic of Art Therapy and Assessments of Sexually Abused Children: Art as an Predictor for the Perpetration of Sexual Crimes by Children. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Managerial Control, Organizational Learning, and Theory

    A 32 page paper discussing how these organizational characteristics can be matched with theory in devising a qualitative case study. Organizational culture, politics and power all combine to contribute to defining the organization. Each of these qualities is integral to every functioning organization, but extant literature indicates that they are only rarely considered as separate entities. Each can have direct effect on how well the organization is able to respond to changes in its markets, however. The paper discusses the characteristics and provides examples within the theories of Chris Argyris, Deming and others. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

    A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • HIV Prevention for Youth in Rural Areas

    A 10 page project proposal that includes a short abstract/project summary. This project proposal addresses an urgent public need, which is the rising incidence of HIV infection among American adolescents living in rural environments. This proposal outlines the parameters of the problem; substantiates the need for the project through a review of relevant literature and then proposes an nurse-led intervention for rural youth that is based on a program developed by Murry, et al (2005), the Strong African American Families Program, which involves rural parents and focuses on developing their knowledge and parenting skills so that they can effectively and meaningfully interact with their 11-year-old children in a manner that directs them toward a healthy future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Listening Techniques

    A 16 page research paper, which includes a 1-page abstract and an 1-item appendix, that addresses the topic of listening, which is a foundational skill to academic achievement at all levels. This literature review explores the topic of listening, both from the perspective of how teachers can improve on their listening skills and also how they can instruct their students in regards to listening skills. Topics covered include the importance of listening; approaches to improving listening; classroom management techniques, getting students to listen; listening in the early grades; listening to music; listening techniques, effective listening; the importance of teachers. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Information Systems Technology Projects Fail

    This 14 page research paper responds to two questions; What factors contribute to the failure of information technology systems projects? and How does leadership affect the success or failure of information technology projects? A literature review reports the excessive proportion of information technology projects that fail, the major reasons projects fail, the categories incorporated in a project and the phases in any project. The analysis section discusses the importance of communication and suggests and justifies the transformational leadership style as the most appropriate for project leadership in today's complex world. Statistical data are included. Examples are included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Supply Chain Management Performance Measurement

    A 22 page paper that presents a literature review of supply chain management and supply chain management performance measures. The writer discusses the major components in SCM and the advantages of effective supply chain management. The writer discusses e-supply chain management. Examples are embedded in the text. The dearth of information regarding supply chain management performance measures is discussed and the writer provides examples of some approaches being used, such as SCOR and the Balanced Scorecard and demonstrating how the components of SCM fit into the Scorecard framework. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Interventional and Coping Methodologies Factors Affecting Coping and Interventional Methodologies

    A 12 page discussion of the various factors influencing coping. The literature is reviewed and a model case is presented. A discussion of contrary cases, related cases, borderline cases and invented cases is included as well. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Concept Analysis: Aging

    A 20 page research paper that offers a nursing concept analysis on aging. As the percentage of the American population that is over the age of 65 increases with each passing year, there is more and more attention being paid to geriatric health care needs; and, in keeping with this trend, successful aging is a concept that is also garnering more attention. The importance of geriatric health care issues underlies the need to understand the concept of aging more fully and to describe in detail the differences that are inherent to successful/healthy aging as opposed to maladaptive aging (Flood, 2002). This concept analysis of aging endeavors to accomplish this purpose, as it describes how literature addresses the aging process and its implications. Bibliography lists 26 sources.

  • Does Studying Literature Improve Individual Writing Skills?

    This 9 page paper assesses the connection between the study of literature and the development of writing skills. Looking at the ideas of Orwell and Graves and considering the different ways in which writing may take place with differing motivations, the potential value and impact of studying literature is explored. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • What Literature Does

    This 3 page paper discusses why literature is important and what it does for readers. It argues that literature engages the imagination to a much greater extend that film or TV. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on Absenteeism

    An 8 page research paper that addresses the topic of chronic school absenteeism, that is, when a student misses more than 18 days of schools, which is a severe problem that is evident throughout the public school system and not just a phenomenon of the upper grades (Breaoen, 2007). This literature review examines what empirical literature conveys on the topic of elementary school absenteeism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Proposal Literature Review for a Project on Sustainable Banking in the Sub Sahara Developing World

    This 12 page paper provides a an introduction and a literature review for a larger project examining the role and potential benefit of sustainable banking in sub Sahara Africa. The paper starts with an examination of the problem, proposes the research questions and offers an hypothesis. The main part of the paper is a literature review examining the concept, application and utilization of sustainable banking and considering some of the motivated and challenges which may face bank considering undertaking sustainable banking in sub Sahara Africa. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • The Issue of Poor Communication in the Workplace

    This 9 page paper is written as a literature review, examining being the problems associated with poor workplace communication. The range of problems associated with poor communication, definition of poor communication and approaches that may improve communication all examined. The paper ends by identifying potential gaps with in the existing literature. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Children Who are Physically Abused, Depression, and Suicide

    An 8 page literature review investigating the psychological impacts of physical child abuse. The author emphasizes that the variables involved in this relationship are numerous and that the literature fails in delineating each of these variables. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Education Technology and Teacher Training Effects

    A 6 page research paper that investigates educational literature pertaining to the effect of teacher training on the implementation of technology into classroom instruction. The writer argues that this literature review shows the crucial nature of this factor. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Falls and Senior Citizen Patients

    A 10 page research paper that examines nursing and medical literature relating to falls and the elderly. This literature review discusses the significance of falls the elderly; intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors; precautions/interventions that can be taken and the negative drawbacks to the use of side rails. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and Literature Influences

    A 3 page paper which examines the influence F. Scott Fitzgerald had in the world of literature and how literature influenced him. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature Reviews of Studies on Heart Failure and Obesity

    A 6 page research paper that offers a brief literature review of studies of overweight and obesity and heart failure risk. This paper also discusses how to conduct a literature review and the writer describes the process taken to provide the sources for this paper. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Perception and Attention

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issues of attention and perception as they are related in the current literature. This paper provides an overview of existing literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Physical Education Concepts

    A 3 page literature review on PE. Keeping high student interest and involvement is a goal of every teacher in regards to their subject matter. The following literature review explores the ideas presented in a variety of articles which demonstrate ideas for accomplishing this task in regards to Physical Education (PE). Exploration of these articles indicates that PE teachers and coaches are exploring new conceptual territory in regards to how PE programs and sports instruction should be designed and implemented. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Abuse Reporting Barriers and Disabled Women Victimized by Abuse

    The research question addressed in this literature review is whether abused disabled women report their abuse, or whether there are specific reasons for their failure to report abuse. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • ERP Implementation and Critical Success Factors

    This 6 page paper is the introduction for a project and a brief literature review. They hypothesis states that for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to be implemented usefully there needs to be an holistic approach with a complex approach taking a broad number of factors into consideration, meaning this should not be seen as only a technological implementation. The second part of the paper then performs a brief literature review, looking a the different identified key factors to successful implementation of ERP. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Bibb Latane's Social Impact Theory

    A 5 page paper assessing Bibb Latane's 1981 social impact theory and what became of it. There are many theories from the past that resurface from time to time dressed in other terms and other names, and updated to meet current needs. This appears to be the case with social impact theory. Though it is not often discussed in current literature by the name that Latané gave it a quarter century ago, it nonetheless is still with us, particularly in business literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nursing & Spiritual Care

    A 7 page research paper that addresses this topic. Nursing literature offers considerable thought this subject, as this body of literature addresses the importance of nurses possessing knowledge and skill regarding spiritual care. Furthermore, it also offers excellent advice on how to overcome obstacles to implementing spiritual care. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Need for CTE Education

    An 8 page research paper that examines literature pertaining to career and technical education (CTE) and to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. Three research questions are explored via a literature review and the writer concludes that the NCLB Act is not achieving its agenda and viable options for students, such as CTE, are being dropped as a consequence of pressure from high-stakes testing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Phonological Awareness

    A 5 page research paper that examines the literature pertaining to early reading instruction. This examination of literature shows that research overwhelmingly supports the importance of phonics concepts, such as phonological awareness, the alphabetic principle and letter-sound correspondence. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hepatotoxicity/Mechanisms

    A 16 page research paper that offers a review of the literature on hepatotoxicity, which is the capacity of a substance to produce damaging effect on the liver, is a constant concern in regards to drug therapies. In many cases, a drug is known to cause hepatotoxicity, but the mechanisms behind this effect have not been fully explored. This literature review explores issues of hepatotoxicity in regards to various drug therapies and what is known about the mechanisms causing these toxic effects. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Addiction Transfer Disorder & Gastric Bypass Surgery

    A 10 page research paper that examines the literature on the phenomenon known as “addiction transfer” among bariatric patients. This literature review looks at what has been discovered, neurologically and in regards to psychological motives, thus far and the implications of this information in regards to directions for future research. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Patient Simulators/Human Patients in Nursing Education

    A 12 page research paper that offers a literature review that first at the nursing shortage and why there is a shortage of nursing educators and then, this review looks more extensively and specifically at the literature pertaining to patient simulators. The purpose behind this is investigation is to evaluate whether or not this teaching tool, patient simulators, is effective, how it impacts the tasks of nursing educators, and how simulators, of various types, compare with more traditional forms of instruction. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Teamwork, Stress and Organizational Behavior

    A 9 page research paper that discuss teamwork and stress within the workplace. This examination of literature investigates the nature of stress, that is, how it is defined; and then looks at the relationship between stress and teamwork, drawing on literature that indicates the aspects of teamwork that can increase and decrease the levels of stress in work environments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Obesity Community Health Intervention

    A 4 page research paper that examines childhood obesity, which is considered to be the “greatest challenge to child health in the 21at century” (Ponder and Anderson, 2007, p. 148). This discussion of literature focuses on this community health issue and the factors that literature indicates can be applied to an effective nursing intervention. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nursing Student Evaluation/Social Issues and Ethics

    A 10 page research paper that offers a literature review on this subject. Ethical issues concerning nursing practice and academic integrity, as well as social and legal ramifications, are a vital concern of contemporary professional nursing. In response to various prompts, a literature search of various scholarly databases resulted in the selection of eight journal articles, which are summarized below. This is followed by a synthesis of the results and conclusions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Effect of Childhood Experience of Sex Abuse on Marriage

    A 12 page research paper/literature review that examines the effects of childhood sexual abuse on women within the context of marriage. This literature review investigates the findings of empirical research and what this body of information reveals about the precise effects of childhood abuse on the relationships of adult women, with a particular regard for how a history of child abuse has an effect on their marriages. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Effectiveness of Substance Abuse Programs

    A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing Management Issue/Medication Error

    An 11 page research paper that addressing this issue. This examination of the problem of medication errors focuses on the context of mental health nursing within the United Kingdom (UK); however, this is a problem that is systemic to all modern healthcare systems; therefore, informative sources outside the UK will also be consulted. After examining and discussing the literature, the writer considers the literature from the perspective of risk management theory. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • Canadian Aboriginal Schools as Cultural Genocide

    A 10 page research paper that discusses the residential school system that was imposed by the Canadian federal government on Aboriginal populations. This examination of literature discusses this legacy with a focus on its purpose, which the literature indicates that was the equivalent of cultural genocide, as public policy purposefully set out to eradicate native cultures and languages. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Global Warming, Climate Change and War

    A 12 page research paper, which includes a Table of Contents and an abstract, that presents a literature review and analysis, which examines fifteen current sources in order to discern how scholars and political commentators view the connections between climate change caused by global warming and war. Literature is summarized and then discussed before offering conclusions. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Status of American Education

    A 3 page research paper that offers a discussion of educational literature. Since 1983 and the publication of “A Nation at Risk,” which gave a devastatingly negative report on the status of American education, the federal government has been attempting to reform the public school system with such programs as the Goals 2000, and then with the institution of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act. This examination of literature looks at a variety of scholarly articles in order to ascertain the current status of American education, its successes and failures. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Models of Leadership

    This 19 page paper looks at the concept of leadership, examining why the study is important and then undertaking a literature review. The literature review starts by looking at the ideas of Goleman and then considers other approaches and theories of leadership. The paper then presents a new model that can be used to assess leadership styles and contexts. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Gender Discrimination in Africa

    This 12 page paper is divided into two parts. The first part is a literature review of gender discrimination and violence against women in the Sub-Sahara. The second part is a research paper that includes an introduction, problem statement, method and procedures, literature review (which is taken from the first section), results and conclusions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Strategies for Diverse Classrooms

    A 5 page research paper that offers a brief literature review, which examines several instructional methods profiled in the literature, which includes some strategies that involve technology. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Is There a Correlation between the Profitability and Practice of Hedging in Airlines?

    This 10 page paper is a literature review looking at a potential correlation between the practice of airlines hedging their fuel prices and airline profitability. The paper includes a range of literature, including consideration potential motivations for airlines to hedge, the advantages and disadvantages associated with hedging as well as positive and negative results observed in airlines. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • HTN and Transcultural Nursing

    A 14 page research paper that offers a literature review, which focuses on information pertaining to transcultural nursing, ethnic minorities, and the needs of HTN patients. This multifaceted paper describes critical thinking and reflection on Barksdale and Metiko (2010) study, as well as an overview and synthesis of additional literature. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Pain Management and Music Therapy

    A 6 page research paper that examines literature pertaining music therapy as a method for pain management. The writer reviews the literature and offers suggestions for implementation of music therapy into clinical nursing practice. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Review on Pregnant Teens, Counseling Theories, and Treatment Approaches

    An 8 page paper which first presents a brief literature review discussing teen pregnancy and what professionals have found to be pertinent counseling issues, then a brief literature review that discusses the effectiveness of the person-centered theory and cognitive-behavioral interventions, then concludes by developing a theory-based treatment that best addresses the issues and effective interventions, and includes treatment goals, the role of the counselor, along with techniques and strategies that must be used to achieve treatment goals. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Novel Essays by George Lukacs and Virginia Woolf

    A 5 page essay that contrasts essays by Virginia Woolf ("Modern Fiction") and George Lukacs ("The Ideology of Modernism") and how these essays pertain to the statement that "works of literature are windows in the unconscious lives of authors and readers alike." The writer argues that this statement is particularly appropriate to the modern literature discussed by Woolf and Lukacs. No additional sources cited.

  • Boiling Water and Salt's Impact

    A Literature Review: 5 pages. The effect of salt on boiling water is an interesting phenomenon. This literature review describes five articles that deal with this subject and give various fact and figures regarding salt and boiling water as well as explanations regarding the reason we have two types of temperature measurements, Celsius and Fahrenheit. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Psychosis in Adolescents and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    This 8 page paper looks at cognitive therapy as applied to adolescent psychiatric patients. Literature on cognitive therapy in relation to psychosis is discussed along with literature on adolescence. Why and how such models should be integrated are explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Annotated Bibliography on Psychopathology

    A 9 page overview of the topic of psychopathology. Includes an introduction outlining the importance of more fully exploring the topic, a methods section detailing the manner in which the literature search required by the paper was completed, an annotated bibliography, and a conclusion which ties together the information found in the literature search. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Divorce Rates

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of a research proposal on divorce rates. A problem statement and review of literature is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Children and the Psychosocial Effects of Television Violence

    A 6 page research proposal for studying the topic question: does violence on television have an impact on children. Controversy and debate have raged for at least three decades on this question. Meanwhile, the level of violent acts committed on television shows during prime-time, including the family hour, has increased steadily. A brief search of the literature suggests that TV violence does have an impact on children's behaviors and level of sensitivity.

  • Smoking & Increased Prevalence of Lung Cancer in Women

    A 17 page research proposal for conducting an extensive review of literature on the increased incidence of lung cancer in women and its presumed association with cigarette smoking. The writer offers a matrix that summarizes 12 studies and discusses the various sections of the proposed study. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Fossil Formation and Why Fossil Records can be Misleading

    This 3 page essay looks at how fossils are formed and reviews three specific examples within the literature concerning the argument over the efficacy of the fossil record. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Christology of Matthew Fox

    A 30 page research paper that analyzes the theology and Christology of contemporary theologian Matthew Fox. While Fox's cosmology is embraced by many, it has also caused him to be at the center of tremendous controversy, as his ministry and writings strike many within the Catholic Church as against orthodoxy, if not completely heretical. This examination of Fox, his theology and the response to it attempts to examine literature, including Fox's own writings, in order to determine how best to judge the theological position of this popular contemporary theologian. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • The Thrill of Transgression: “Frankenstein” and “Manfred”

    This 6 page paper examines “Manfred” by Lord Byron and “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley and argues that they are both examples of Gothic literature; that Frankenstein is self-deceiving while Manfred is overly self-aware; and that both protagonists transgress boundaries: Frankenstein cross the line between life and death, and Manfred breaks the taboo against incest. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Arguing Against Smoking

    A 5 page argument against smoking. The author delineates his personal perspective then backs that perspective up with facts from the literature. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • MCMI III

    A 4 page paper assessing this measurement instrument in its design, validity and reliability. The MCMI-III appears to have shortcomings, but those shortcomings have been identified and discussed in the literature and can be used in final assessments made on the basis of the MCMI-III. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Crime and Substance Abuse

    A 4 page discussion of the root causes of substance abuse and the unfortunate correlation of crime. The author discusses major theories from the literature. Bibliography lists sources.

  • African American Teens and the Psychological Impact of Pregnancy

    An 8 page research paper. Births to adolescent mothers comprise 13 percent of all births in the US, yet adolescent mothers frequently receive inadequate prenatal care. Within this at-risk group, African American pregnant teens are particularly vulnerable. This paper offers a literature review that explores the motivations, cognitive development, and psychological state of pregnant African American teens. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Girls, Dolls, and Concepts of Gender

    A 3 page research paper that examines child development literature, focusing on how playing with dolls may influence gender concepts for girls. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Homeless Adolescents and Resiliency Correlations Part Two

    This 7 page paper gives an example of how to write an review of literature, study design, sample, and variables, which are all important components of any quantitative research study on resilience in the homeless populations. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Homeless Adolescents Resiliency Correlation Part Three

    This 5 page paper gives an example of how to write a review of literature on the topic of correlates of resilience in homeless adolescents, including race, socioeconomic status and parental involvement. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Literature Review on Christian and Psychological Theories of Personality

    An 8 page research paper that offers a literature review and analysis, which looks at psychological theories of personality development, their efficacy and application, but also at new Christian perspectives that are evolving in the field of psychology. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Women Viewed During the Enlightenment Era

    A 4 page research paper that addresses the question of gender inequality could be rationalized in an age (the Enlightenment) that held prized rationality. Examination of Enlightenment literature suggests that, first of all, there existed a body of thought that pictured women as either too delicate or cognitively deficit to benefit from education; and, secondly, there was an equally insidious argument that uses nature to justify gender inequality. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Narcissistic Persona and Body Aesthetics

    This 25 page paper provides an overview of the current literature in regards to the nature of customer service and the changes in customer service in recent years. This paper integrates a view of customer service in retail, call centers, and in e-commerce, and the reasons and causes of poor service. Further, this paper also considers why it is so important for business to turn this trend around and suggests some ways that employers can refocus on customer service, including a view of quality principles (TQM). Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Schizophrenic Patients and Therapeutic Nursing Relationship

    A 4 page research paper that discusses establishing a therapeutic relationship with a schizophrenic patient. In order to aid mental health patients, literature indicates that a therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient is essential. This examination of the nurse/patient therapeutic relationship in a mental health setting focuses on a case study of 23-year-old Caucasian male with auditory hallucinations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Arguing the Position of the Outsider

    This 8 page paper provides an argumentative essay about the nature of being an outsider. The process of being an “outsider” reflects two different views of individuals in the world: those who belong to a dominant culture and those who do not. Outsiders are often individuals who are different in terms of their race, social standing or behaviors, and outsider status, sometimes described as social marginalization, can be viewed in personal stories, literature, and even in current theoretical and practical research. Bibliography lists 3 sources

  • Ethical Dilemma Pertaining to a Do Not Resuscitate Order

    A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses a case study in which there is dissension over a DNR order, the terminally ill patient requests it, but his wife talks him out of it. The writer offers a possible solution/nursing intervention discussed in nursing literature. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Writing Styles of Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the writing styles of Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine and whether Paine's work can be considered as literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on Special Education and Challenging Student Behaviors

    A 19 page research paper that offers a literature review concerning ten studies that that deal with program design for special education and its effect on challenging behaviors as well as academic results. The studies and summarized and discussed. Bibliography lists ten sources.

  • Faust, Dimitrovsky, and Shacht's Naming Difficulties in Children with Dyslexia

    Faust, Dimitrovsky and Shacht (2003), in their article Naming Difficulties in Children with Dyslexia, relate the fact that children with learning disabilities, especially dyslexia, may in fact have a language processing problem that can be assessed, in an effort at developing better approaches to language learning. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Martha Stewart's Styles of Leadership

    This 16 page paper is an extension of PGmxwld.rtf. In this paper, Martha Stewart's leadership style is correlated with Maxwell's 21 Laws of Leadership. Examples are provided when they were available in the literature. This paper begins by outlining Maxwell's "21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership' with a brief definition of each. The writer then describes several styles of leadership including: autocratic, democratic, laissez-faire, situational, transactional and transformational. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Article on Socialization and Clothing

    This 8 page paper discusses an article about the subject of socialization as revealed in clothing, and then goes on to do a brief literature review about clothing as a means of self-identity and socialization; it also discusses sociological theories of the mechanisms of socialization and how we, as members of society, can help in those cases where socialization via clothing is harmful. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Disaster Relief and the United Nation's Style of Leadership

    A 9 page research paper that examines the leadership style of the United Nations in dealing with disaster and humanitarian relief efforts. The writer offers a literature review, as well as a discussion of problems, causes and solutions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • BSN Degree Problems

    A 4 page research paper that discusses the problems encountered in pursing a BSN degree. Registered nurses (RNs) face specific challenges that concern their multiple roles and responsibilities due to the processes involved in transitioning from RN status and earning their Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing (BSN). Whatever the BSN candidate's nursing status, LPN or merely an undergraduate student, the transition toward BSN nursing can offer problems and challenges. Nursing literature on this topic indicates many common problems and concerns. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Dreams and Their Psychological Importance

    Psychological theorists, including Sigmund Freud, have long recognized the importance of dreams in psychological functioning. In fact, Freud argued that dreams were a manifestation of unrealized thoughts processed in sleep as a result of hidden issues. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • US Democracy and its Legitimacy

    The common view of democracy in the United States is based on existing and accessible views of the democratic process and the assertion of the rights of the individual. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • U.S. Democracy and Worldviews

    Since the start of the most recent Gulf War, the countries of the world have placed the United States under close scrutiny. Once self-proclaimed as one of the foremost democratic countries of the world, recent events in political history have led some to believe that the American democratic process no longer represents the kind of legitimate democracy that American defends in their war against those opposed to democratic principles. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nursing Home Residents Suffering from Dementia and Making End of Life Decisions

    Forbes, Bern-Klug and Gessert (2000), in their article End-of-Life Decision Making for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia, relate the problem of family decision making and the focus on nursing home care for individuals with dementia. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Democratic Historian Alexis de Tocqueville

    Perhaps one of the best approaches to addressing the concept of democracy, though, came not from an American theorist, but from the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville, in his work Democracy in America, and his belief in the value of a historical context for democracy. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • MRSA Infection

    A 24 page literature review that examines the problem of MRSA infection. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been generally considered in the past to be a hospital-acquired (HA) pathogen; however, community-associated (CA) MRSA infections are increasing. The effects of these S. aureus infections can range from the inconvenient to the devastating. History, epidemiology, treatment and prevention are discussed. Bibliography lists 24 sources.

  • Overview of Diabetic Neuropathy

    Diabetic neuropathy, or the loss of some nerve cell function as a result of the presence of diabetes, is an increasing problem. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Managing the Classroom Through Observation

    A 4 page essay describing an observation of a high school literature classroom with particular emphasis on classroom management techniques used by the teacher. Research in this area suggests there are numerous things a teacher can do to prevent major behavior problems from occurring, such as enforcing the rules. This teacher demonstrated knowledge and skills in averting potential problems. The writer describes what the teacher did in her classroom in terms of prevention and correction. No bibliography.

  • Law and Discrimination

    Discrimination is a reality that has been with mankind perhaps since the beginning of time. People have treated others that they felt were different, or less human, very poorly. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Philosophy of Wellness and Personal Relationships

    Divorce has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and there is evidence that changes in the attachment in families and the major cultural shifts in the importance of family have both served to support the increase in divorce rates. Unfortunately, traditional ways of meeting and assessing potential spouses are relatively ineffective, and this has also served to support increasing divorce rates in the modern era. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the issue presented and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Research Paper Methods

    This 10 page paper examines the different methods that are used by researchers when collecting data for a research paper. This paper focuses in the types of methods used in a literature review including the use case studies and approaches such as triangulation as well as meta-analysis. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • IT Acquisition by Developing Nations and Strategies of Identification

    This 13 page paper is an outline for a paper studying the best ways for developing countries to develop strategies to help them develop information technology competences. The paper gives an introduction and a justifications of the research and then gives a lengthy literature review that focuses on the way foreign direct investment,(FDI), may be used with knowledge transfer and the role of education and internal policies. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • 'Developing a Caregiving Tradition in Opposition to One's Past: Lessons from a Longitudinal Study of Teenage Mothers' Negatively Reviewed

    A 10 page paper providing a negative review of this article as any attempt at serious research, but praising the article for the author's obvious depth of caring. SmithBattle (2000) provides a touching narrative of the experiences of three teen mothers, but the effort should not be called a study. It lacks too many critical components of valid, reliable research to be included in that category of academic literature. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Elderly Patients and Medication for Asthma

    A 3 page introduction to a broad literature review on asthma medications in regards to asthma in older adults. This, however, is just the introduction. The writer cites one source in defining asthma and its relevance to an older patient population. The references cited in the bibliography are for the student researching this topic to use in the paper that the student will write. Bibliography lists 10 sources, with 1 used in the paper.

  • The Enlightenment and Feminist Literature

    This 6 page paper examines feminist literature to come from the Enlightenment. Terms are defined and explored. How women were treated at the time, and how things have changed since, are things which are discussed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Research Proposal on a Rental Equipment Business's Management Information Systems

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal for a project to study the use of information system in the rental trade. This is a proposal that outlines the questions, undertakes a brief literature reviews before outlining a methodology and a time plan to undertake the project. The bibliography cities 9 sources.

  • Research Study Proposal on 1st Year Teacher Support

    A 6 page paper offering a research proposal for investigating the issue of supportive relationships and first year teacher success, specifically what kinds of support the novice teacher needs. Sections include: Statement of the problem, hypotheses; Review of literature; Analysis of findings; Conclusions and recommendations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Role of Leadership in TQM Implementation; A Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal to assess the influence of leadership in the way TQM is introduced into a firm. The paper gives an introduction with research questions and justification, a short literature review, proposes a methodology using several case studies for qualitative research and then reflects on potential problems and the ethical issues of the research before presenting a conclusion and a schedule for the project. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Why has Fair Trade Chocolate Failed to Become a Top Selling Chocolate Bar; A Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal for assessing why a fair trade brand of chocolate does not outsell a well known brand of chocolate that is not fair trade certified. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and objectives and gives a justification for the subject. A literature review of relevant concepts is then followed by the outlining of a methodology and a timetable of undertaking the research. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Impact of eCommerce on B2B Supply Chain Study Proposal

    This 8 page paper outlines a proposal to identify the way in which to the logistics of business to business e-commerce can be managed to gain the most efficient form of supply chain. The proposal looks at the problem, the questions to be answered, gives a brief literature review and specifies a methodology include time scale. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Airline Industry - Profitability And Risk Management

    This 10 page paper is the beginning proposal for a research study that asks if there is a relationship between operational risk management and profitability in the airline industry. The paper presents the problem, the questions, an overview of the literature on the topics and the research design. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule Effects and Implementation

    This 12 page paper provides a proposal for a research project involving the impact of the HIPAA legislation. The paper is broken down into many categories and includes an outline, abstract, review of literature and recommendations. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • BPOs and India/A Research Proposal

    This 12-page paper examines the BPO industry in India, presenting the information in a proposal format, with a literature reivew. The main thrust of the paper involves how well employees are treated at BPOs, and whether an HRM program would be helpful. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Proposal for Research to Assess the Value of Reverse Logistics

    A Research Proposal This 9 page paper is a proposal to assess the importance of reverse logistics as a part of the supply chain. The proposal looks at the background to the subject and why the study is important, presents a brief literature review and a proposal for a mixed methodology that may be used to complete the primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Classrooms That Are Graded versus Nongraded

    A 15 page research paper that presents the suggested framework for a proposed study on performance of student in nongraded classrooms as compared to student in graded classrooms on standardized tests. The writer offers extensive background material and a broad literature review as well as suggestions for methodology. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Does Activity-Based Costing method give companies a competitive edge?

    This 20 page paper is a research proposal to assess whether or not the use of activity based accounting can give a company a completive edge. The paper outlines why the research is worthwhile, presents a literature review and then proposes quantitative and qualitative research. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Research Proposal on China's Impact Upon Global Trade and Supply

    This 18 page paper considers how and why China may have a significant impact on world trade. China is not a member of the World Trade Organization and is activity participating in world trade. This country is projected at becoming the largest economy and also has a massive potential capacity to increase the supply of goods. This paper undertakes a literature review to assess the development and level of the potential increase and outlines a methodology for primary research for a dissertation. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Suspension Alternative Program Grant Proposal

    A 16 page research paper that presents a hypothetical grant proposal to start an alternative program to out-of-school suspension in the Palm Beach County School District in Florida. The writer discusses why suspension and zero tolerance policies have not worked to correct disciplinary problems; reviews literature on alternative programs; and recommends the RALLY program designed by Noam, Warner and Dyken (2001). Budgetary considerations and evaluation processes are also discussed. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • How Does Animated Advertising Impact on Children’s Perceptions of Marketing Messages?

    This 9 page paper is a research proposal to investigate the way in which cartoons or animations in cartoons influence children’s perceptions of the products they are marketing. The paper gives some background to the research and identifies the target audience, presents a brief literature review and an outline for primary research. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • A Strategy for Entering into an E-Commerce Business

    This 57 page paper is a comprehensive dissertation style paper that examines the factors which need to be considered by a company proposing begin trading on the internet. The issues discussed in detail include a definition of e-commerce, advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce, security issues, legal factors, trade off’s and the general strategy. Real life examples are used to illustrate the discussion points. The in-depth literature review is then used to develop a strategy for entering this market. The bibliography cites 52 sources.

  • Supply Chain and Radio Frequency Identification Contributions

    Radio Frequency Identification has been cited as having a great deal of potential to create value in the supply chain. This 10 page paper is a dissertation proposal to study how this technology may create value. The paper includes a lengthy literature review as well as objectives and methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Religion and Suicide

    The correlation between these two variables is outlined in this 10 page research proposal. After a review of sociological literature, a study is designed which includes the derivation of relevant statistical data as well as questionnaire distribution. Ten sample questions are included as well as an explanation of the methodology employed. Variables are described in detail. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Increasing the Potential Value of Customer Relationship Management by Integrating it with Customer Centric Business Models

    This 63 page paper looks at a problem; the large number of firms that are unable to gain value from CRM implementations and, supported by an in-depth literature review and simulated primary research (provided by the student) explores the potential for increased potential value to be created by integration CRM with customer centric business models. The bibliography cites 81 sources.

  • Special Education and ADHD

    This 30 page paper provides an overview of a dissertation study on ADHD. This paper integrates a review of literature and a methodology and shows how a study could be conducted. Bibliography lists 15 sources

  • How Companies Should Compete to Maximize Internet Returns A Proposed Dissertation

    E-commerce is an important element of many businesses. This 7 page paper is a proposal for the development of an e-commerce model that can set out the requirments for a business to be successful in e-commerce. A literature review is undertaken and then a methodology is outlined which includes primary and secondary research. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Statistics Questions and a Dissertation Plan

    This 12 page paper is written in two parts. The first part is a proposal for a dissertation or project examining how implementation of e-Commerce for Singapore Stockbroking Firms could take place. The proposal includes a literature review and a methodology as well as an outline of why this is a valuable subject. The second part of the paper answers specific questions regarding the use of statistics and statistical testing methods. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • A Children's Ministry

    This 5 page research paper is the beginning of a proposal to create a children's ministry. It begins by outlining the problems, challenges and issues confronting children and adolescents, and then proposes a mission statement for a children's ministry that would address these issues. A literature review is then offered that supports these points. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Fuel Hedging and Airlines - Are the costs Greater than the Benefits?

    This 5 page paper is a research proposal to assess the way that airline fuel hedging impacts on shareholder value. The proposal includes an introduction, identification of the problem, justification for the study and a short literature review. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Final Project Proposal, Vitamin D Epidemic

    This 11 page paper is a comprehensive research proposal for a project that focuses on the vitamin D worldwide epidemic. The paper describes the various sections of the research project, which will involved a literature synthesis. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Academic Achievement and Class Size Research Study Proposal

    A 9 page paper that presents a research proposal, including hypothetical results. Topics include: introduction, problem statement, hypothesis, definition of terms, literature review, design of study, including participants, procedures, analysis, findings and conclusions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Was Genocide Committed During the Gulf Wars?

    This 4 page paper is a proposal for research to assess whether or not there was genocide committed by the allies in the first and the second gulf wars. The paper gives an introduction, a rationale, a brief literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Is Employee Development Worthwhile

    An 11 page paper that presents a proposal for a study. Sections include introduction, literature review of the topic, research objectives and questions, research methodology and limitations. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Research Proposal To Assess the Value of CBT For Patients Diagnosed with Depression

    This 5 page paper presents a rough research outline for a research project to determine the value of cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of depression. The paper consists of an introduction, research hypothesis and questions, a brief literature review and the identification of a suitable methodology. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Health and Alcohol

    This 18 page paper is a literature review and proposal for a study to develop strategies for the health service to increase health in the local population by reducing the level of alcoholism and alcohol abuse in a low income community. The paper starts by outlining the study community that will benefit and then considers what is meant by health the physical and social impacts of alcohol and the knock on effect with the level of road accidents that occur as a result of alcohol and the cost of the harm caused by alcohol in England. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Teen Aggression Psychological Study Research Proposal

    A 6 page paper providing a literature review and methods section for a proposal for a psychological study of teen aggression. It appears that there has been no attempt to relate grade expectations with aggression levels, and the study proposed in this paper seeks to gain information about whether that relationship exists and how it may operate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Music and Song in Latin American Literature

    In 5 pages the author discusses the trope of song/music in Latin American literature, addressing the work of various Latin American writers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • British Literature 18th vs. 19th Century

    A 9 page essay comparing 18th and 19th century literature. Writer describes themes, styles, and their relevance to the changing times. Most works discussed are by English authors including Chaucer, Defoe, and so forth. Bibliography lists 4 primary sources.

  • Comparative Literary Analysis of William Faulkner's Modernism and Toni Morrison's Postmodernism

    This 4 page research paper explores twentieth-century modernist and post-modernist literature, as reflected in the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. Specifically discussed are the style and content with their works with the social, culture and philosophical context of their writings through examination of excerpts from two of their short stories, A Rose for Emily and Recitatif. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Mexican Literature Comparison Victor Valle's Recipe of Memory Five Generations of Mexican Cuisine and Ruben Martinez's Crossing Over A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail

    A 5 page overview of the content of these two books and the differences in presentational style elected by each author. The author of this paper emphasizes that Mexican literature offers a wide gamut of style and subject matter. Of particular interest is the way different writers chose to present their information. Some chose a discursive appropriation while others use formal appropriation. The approach elected by Valle falls into the latter category while that of Martinez falls into the former. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review on Hospice Care's Underutilization

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of literature on hospice care. The underutilization of hospice care is the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • An Address of Four Specific Questions in Literature

    A 9 page research paper that addresses 4 questions on literature. The writer addresses point of view in Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart"; setting in Chopin's "The Storm"; critical writing (analysis) on Jackson's "The Lottery"; and tone/style in Tan's "A Pair of Tickets." No additional sources cited.

  • Early Renaissance Literature, Architecture, Art, and Theology Integration

    This 5 page report discusses the Early Renaissance (1400-1494) is used as an example of the inter-relatedness that exists between very different human endeavors ranging from architecture to literature and philosophy to art but that still provide insight to how ideas were transmitted and interpreted in a multitude of ways. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature and How It Has Evolved

    This 5 1/2 page paper gives a chronological timeline of literature and its development. Reasons for the evolution of form, structure and use of literary devices are given. Representative authors are mentioned as well as their works. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Analyzing Literature Pertaining to the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

    This paper examines five sources to determine how well they cover The Gettysburg Address, one of the most important speeches of Abraham Lincoln. While some of the paper focuses on the address itself, the essay involves more of a survey of literature available that discusses the topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Early Childhood Education Professionals and an Administrative Training Literature Review

    This 9 page report discusses the literature related to research that has been conducted regarding management and administration and its place in running a successful child care center. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Aging Nursing Population/Healthcare

    A 7 page research paper that examines this issue. A predominant demographic trend in the U.S. is toward a progressively older population, as Americans live longer lives. Connie Barden, president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), points out that nurses are getting older along with the rest of the country (An interview, 2003). The aging nursing population has a tremendous impact on the current nursing shortage, as more and more nurses near retirement age. Furthermore, it is logical to presume that older nurses may find the stress caused by understaffing to be more problematic. This examination of this topic addresses literature and what it reveals about the extent of the problem, as well as proposed solutions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Once We Were Warriors/Postcolonial Theory

    A 6 page research paper/essay that analyzes the 1994 film “Once Were Warriors” offers an international audience a representation of Maori ethnic identity. When viewed in the light of postcolonial theory, the question that such an investigation immediately raises is whether or not the film offers an accurate vision of urban Maori society or if this film is itself a product of a postcolonial mindset. While certainly the domestic difficulties encountered by the film’s protagonists mirror the social disorder that plagues the Maori minority population of New Zealand, an examination of literature indicates that this question is complex and that an ethnic people cannot and should not facilely characterized as fitting so neatly into European-influenced stereotypes. Particularly in regards to how the film pictures Maori men. In order to argue this point, it is necessary to first look at the content of the film, then the basic arguments of postcolonial theory Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Patriot Act

    A 10 page research paper that examines The Patriot Act. On March 9, 2006, the Patriot Act was renewed after a year of proposals, counterproposals, two extensions and extensive negotiations (Pike 1). Despite numerous compromises and revisions that are intended to safeguard the civil liberties of American citizens, the Patriot Act and its implementation continue to be a source of hot debate and contention. This raises numerous questions about the Patriot Act. Is it effective in regards to issues national security? Does it unnecessarily violate citizens' civil liberties? Is it being used as a convenient ruse that allows the federal government to suppress its political opponents? Or is the Act being used within an ethical, focused manner that targets only national security threats? This examination of literature on the Patriot Act attempts to answer these questions and present the facts pertaining to this controversial legislation. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Chinese Buddhism Traveled the 'Silk Road'

    20 pages in length. The legacy of the Silk Road is synonymous with Central Asia's overwhelming expansion of cultural, social, political and economic elements. That this particular stretch of throughway was established as a means by which to connect China with Europe and Western Asia illustrates the critical nature inherent to such a tremendous undertaking. Bringing such valuable commodities as precious metals and stones, glass, gold, ivory, jade, iron, furs, ceramics, bronze items and lacquer in addition to its namesake, this celebrated path brought what many contend to be the epitome of what came to represent China: the art and literature of Buddhism. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Reforming Campaign Finance

    An 8 page paper. Campaign financing has been debated for more than a century. It is a highly controversial issue with strong advocates on each side of the argument. The writer reports some of the early laws regarding campaign financing. Hard and soft money are explained. The amounts raised by both national political parties in just one year are reported. Limits are then proposed and explained for campaign financing reform. Supporting information from the literature are provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 4 Types of Accounting Dissertation Proposals

    This 16 page paper outlines four potential dissertations that concern accounting issues between the UK and one or more Arabic nations. The proposals have an outline question, consideration of the theoretical basis, a short literature review and a suggested schedule. The subjects are; 1. Environmental accounting in two different areas, 2. Accounting and terrorism, 3. The impact of international accounting standards on two different regions and 4. The impact of trade organisations and cartels on profits. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Marital Emptiness and 'The Empty Nest Syndrome'

    This 9 page paper examines the rationale for having children earlier or later in life. Marital happiness as well as feeling empty are examined after the children leave home. Two women are interviewed and literature is evaluated and used in the analysis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Environmental Risk Management In the Construction Industry and the Role of the Project Manager

    This 82 page paper examines the role of the project managers with reference to environmental risk management, in the construction industry in the UK. The paper starts with an introduction including some background, aims and objectives, justification and limitations. Methodology for secondary and primary research is presented. The literature review looks at the tasks of the project manager, project lifecycles and risk management as well as environmental aspects of project management in construction including legislation and tools that can be used. The simulated primary research assesses the tasks that construction project managers in the UK perform, the results of the research are then used to make recommendation for improving environmental risk management in the UK construction industry. The bibliography cites 62 sources.

  • Tutorial on Electronic Commerce Quality Management

    This is an 8 page tutorial paper that presents a discussion of quality management in electronic commerce businesses. The writer first presents a proposition that quality management is needed for success. The method of research is explained and the two companies to be considered (Amazon.com and Dell Computer) which is followed by a literature review. The paper includes a brief explanation of total quality management and a discussion of why quality management is essential. Comments are offered regarding the quality of management at the two identified companies. Tutorial comments are included throughout the paper. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Change at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria

    This 26 page paper considers the subject of change management and how it has been applied in the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and methods and a justification for the research. This is followed by an in-depth literature review regarding change management, looking at a range of change models and approaches to managing change. After a brief consideration of the role and structure of the CAC the organisation is examined in terms of the way change has been undertaken with recommendation made for future change management. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Romantic Emotion and the Differences Between Emily Dickinson and John Keats

    A 6 page contention that feeling and emotion are each integral components of the Romanticist literary style. This style attempt to move its reader through emotion and description, not necessarily realism. While other styles of literature often resort to historical fact or even scientific fact, Romanticism depends of its ability to influence the deep emotional and perceptual resources of its audience. This paper presents the contrast which exists between Emily Dickinson and John Keats in the manner in which they elicit this emotion. While Dickinson concentrates on emotion as it relates to human feelings, Keats is noted for his ability to bring to life the emotion which can be encased in even inanimate objects.

  • Effect of Hurricanes, Floods on Environmental Health

    A 16 page research paper that analyzes data concerning the effects of Hurricane Katrina. This paper addresses research concerning the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina from the perspective of environmental health. First of all, the problems arising from Katrina are summarized, then background information is offered, which is followed by a literature review of relevant sources, including applicable research studies. Conclusions and recommendations are discussed. The page count includes a brief abstract, a 1-page proposal for the paper and a 3-page annotated bibliography. The bulk of the paper is 12 pages in length. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • NCLB, View of Teachers

    A 10 page research paper that discusses how teachers see the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act. The NCLB radically changed the nature of the public school system as it serves to deemphasize the local control of public schools, which has been a hallmark of American public education since its inception. The NCLB began to affect schools in the 2002-3 academic years, which means its effects have been ongoing for the last six years. This brings up the question of how do teachers, six years into the NCLB, perceive this legislation and its implications for the future of education in America. This literature review focuses on this question and the opinions of educators, rather than politicians or the general public. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Literature Review on Artificial Neural Networks Use

    This 40 page paper provides an overview of the use of artificial neural networks for interpretation of medical data. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • NCLB and High Qualified Teachers

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), which was enacted by Congress in 2002, and which requires among its provisions that all teachers, as of end of 2005-6 school year, should be "highly qualified," that is, meet the defining list of requirements listed in the law (Harrison-Jones, 2007, p. 356). This review of literature, first of all, describes the variety of forces that have shaped the public's understanding of the issues involved with the NCLB, using a historical perspective that indicates the impact that this law has had on teacher qualifications. This is followed by a discussion of the positive effects that the NCLB has had on teacher qualifications before addressing the issue of challenges for highly qualified teachers. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • A Proposal for the Development of a Micro-Financing Strategy for Egypt Which Is Compliant with Islamic Laws

    This 27 page paper considers the concept of Islamic microfinance and whether or not it would be suitable for use in Egypt. The paper starts by defining micro-finance, looking at what it is and how it is used, and the requirements for any type of financing or loans to be compliant with Islamic law. The paper then presents a plan for the implementation of Islamic microfinancing as a government policy. This is based on the literature review, as well as consideration of the way in which Jordan has implemented a successful micro-financing strategy. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

  • Independence Loss and Senior Citizens

    A 10 page research paper that investigates this topic. While safety is a consideration for all patients, it is a particularly intense consideration in regards to when an elderly patient is hospitalized. Elderly patients who have previously been active can resist the loss of their independence and have trouble accepting a new reduced level of activity while hospitalized. Furthermore, an elderly patient may become confused in new surroundings and this may acerbate the tendency to wander or try to maintain their usual degree of independence. This can be inherently dangerous. An elderly patient who attempts to climb out of hospital bed with the bed rails raised can become entrapped and injured. They can fall while trying to get to the bathroom and falls for the elderly can be potentially fatal. This literature review looks at the factors that can impact how elderly patient adjust to a loss of independence. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Improving Security Performance in an Organization with the Use of RFID Smart Cards and Biometric Data

    The 73 page paper is an in-depth look at the way in which technology may be utilized strategically in the form of a smart card, incorporating both biometric data and RFID technology in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of security within an organization. The paper presents an introduction to the subject, includes objectives as well as limitations. The majority the paper is made up of a literature review examining the role of strategy in security, the development and role of smartcards, including the underlying technology, the use of RFID and the value of biometrics. The methodology for research is provided. This is then applied to a case study. The bibliography cites 51 sources.

  • Red Storm Rising, The Hunt for Red October, and the Cold War

    A 5 page review of the Cold War years. The author of this paper emphasizes that the intent of the Cold War was to stabilize world politics and to maintain peace. In reality, it could be contended that the real outcome of this political approach was anything but a peaceful and secure world order. Indeed, the Cold War itself was a kind of warfare. Even in recognition of the fact that no actual warfare between the two main players, the Soviet Union and the United States erupted during the Cold War years, it was a period of intense hostility. This hostility is no better imprinted on the American psyche than through literature and movies. Two books in particular have added to our understanding of the Cold War. These books, both by author Tom Clancy, are “The Hunt for Red October” and “Red Storm Rising”. Each offers significant insight to the tensions which existed between the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War years. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • 'The End of History?' by Francis Fukuyama

    A 17 page paper that presents an outline and explanation of Fukuyama's thesis about the end of history and the last man. The essay "The End of History?" published in 1989 and the book, The End of History and the Last Man, published in 1992 are still being discussed and analyzed in today's literature. Fukuyama's works created a great deal of furor and criticism in some circles and were applauded in other circles. This paper reports the interpretations of these two works by numerous scholars and also presents the criticisms levied against the thesis by other scholars. The thesis is that liberal democracy has won as the preferred system; this was evidenced by the end of the Cold War and this constitutes the end of history. One question asked by a number of authors is whether Fukuyama means this is the end of history or the end of historical thinking? The thesis is much more complex than this statement would imply and the complexities are discussed and reflected upon. The writer includes their own reflections. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

  • Worker Literacy Enhancement

    A 16 page paper discussing research-based investigation of various methods in use to determine which might be considered best for training the production worker in basic skills and the benefits to the organization of such training. The hypothesis that formal training should be as dissimilar as possible to the school setting in which none of these workers have been successful in order to provide the most value to both the workers and the organization providing the training. The literature review, method and discussion points to the conclusion that the hypothesis is supported best when adult methods are used and reinforced with on-the-job training. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • The Conflict Theory of Karl Marx and Views of Terrorism

    A 22 page paper that begins with a brief history of the evolution of terrorism, including the typologies of terrorism. Factors that have been linked to terrorism, such as poverty and lack of education are discussed. These two suggested causes, however, cannot be supported in more recent terrorist acts. Other causes cited in the literature are reported and discussed. The myths of terrorism, according to at least one author are reported. Marx's conflict theory is then explained and discussed as it might apply to terrorist acts in the past and in the present. The last section offers additional thoughts and a conclusion on the causes of terrorism. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Sibling Rivalry Literature Review

    This is a 7 page review of the literature on the issue of sibling rivalry which has uncovered several trends and several areas which obviously need more study. Several disciplines research sibling rivalry most especially psychology, sociology, communications and pediatrics. While some studies indicate that the older brother/younger sister remains the most negative of the dyads, other researchers believe that it is the closeness of age and gender which results in children trying to differentiate themselves from one another. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Punk Music in the Buddha of Suburbia and Trainspotting

    This 5 page paper examines the importance of the use of music in different mediums. Punk music is highlighted. Music is discussed as being very important in life and in literature. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Effects of Stress

    A 5 page research paper that examines stress. Stress experience exists for “all human beings in all ages in varying degrees” (Lunney, 2006). It can be positive or negative producing both positive and negative effects. What is thought of as “stress” in the public mindset is actually stress overload, that is, which is what occurs when negative stressors become excessive. As established by Selye in the 1950s, this can produce “fight-or-flight response,” which if prolonged can lead to psychological and/or physical illness (Lunney, 2006). As this suggests, this topic is of particular interest to nursing because excessive stress has become so pervasive in contemporary society. Examination of literature pertaining to excessive stress reveals the physiological mechanisms that are triggered by stress, their effects both physically and psychologically, as well as suggests nursing interventions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    An 8 page paper that includes an introduction, purpose of study, literature review, theoretical framework and conclusion. Reports of the incidence of urinary incontinence differ greatly, depending on the ages included and the definition of incontinence. What is certain is that at least half the older residents in nursing homes suffer from this condition. The different types of incontinence are described. Different interventions that have significantly decreased the incidence are discussed. Statistical data include the incidence and the annual costs related to this condition. This is a problem that some authors call underdiagnosed and undertreated. There are many interventions that can dramatically decrease incontinence and provide the older adult and the elderly person with greater quality of life. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Evaluating the Impacts of a Vegetarian Diet Proposal

    A 20 page proposal to evaluate the effects of a vegetarian diet on health and quality of life. A specific emphasis is placed on evaluating the effects of the vegetarian diet in terms of disease prevention. Provides a review of the literature and presents the hypothesis that vegetarians are likely to enjoy an improved quality of life, a lesser propensity for obesity and such diseases as cardiovascular disorders, osteoporosis, cancer, and diabetes. Suggests experimental methodology for testing this hypothesis and supports the contention that this performance can be judged through a comparison of cholesterol levels, body mass index (BMI), and medical history in regard to diseases, and blood sugars of vegetarians verses non vegetarians. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Visually Impaired Individuals and WWW Access

    This 8 page paper examines literature on how the visually impaired can access the WWW. A thesis and study proposal are provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literature Review on Artificial Neural Networks Use

    This 40 page paper provides an overview of the use of artificial neural networks for interpretation of medical data. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Relationship Between Education and Youth Literature

    A 4 page research paper that, first of all, discusses aspects of Chris Crutcher's young adult novel Whale Talk as they relate to teaching. The latter part of the paper then reviews Wong and Wong's The First Days of School, a textbook for novice teachers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Greek Literature and Blindness Symbolism

    This 4 page paper examines two works: Electra and The Republic. The works are compared and contrasted in terms of how the concepts of sight and blindness are utilized. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • British Literature of the Seventeenth Century Examined

    This 5 page paper examines the writings of Johnson, Marvell, Donne, Milton, Herrick and Herbert and describes an essential conflict that all six of them addressed. It then uses that conflict to describe the ways in which these writings depart from contemporary world views. Finally, the relationship between the essential conflict and various philosophical constructs is discussed. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • A Literature Review of Research on Alzheimer's Disease

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of current research on Alzheimer's disease. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • A Literature Review of Current Research on Alzheimer's Disease

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of current research on Alzheimer's disease. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Jewish Literature and the Jewish Family's Decline

    A five page discussion of the insights into Jewish families that can be found in Michael Gold's "Jews Without Money" and Tony Kushner's "Angels in America". Both authors are Jewish but both present Jews in a slightly different light than might be expected. Both depict a move away from traditional Jewish morals and mores. No additional sources are listed.

  • Childcare Classroom Inclusion Introduction and Literature Review

    This 10 page paper provides an introduction to a paper on inclusion in early childhood classrooms. Childcare workers are looked at and attitudinal variations as well as experience are aspects discussed. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • American Dream Represented in Literature by Homes and Houses

    A 3 page paper which examines how "Devil in a Blue Dress" by Walter Mosley and "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros has a theme involving the house or home. This is examined against "The Tortilla Curtain" by T.C. Boyle and "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck wherein the focus is transferred from a house, or home, to something else as it relates to the American Dream. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Content and Gender in Feminist Literature

    This 5 page paper examines the writings of four women and discusses the impact of their gender on the content of the works. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Bilingual Reading Studies and Using Multicultural Stories and Literature Circles to Improve Levels of Reading

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of the instructional strategies used to work with bilingual populations. A number of research studies have considered the different educational techniques needed to instruct children of varied ethnicity in the classroom setting. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Three Popular American Novels

    This 12 page paper discusses three popular novels: The Street Lawyer by John Grisham; Daddy's Little Girl by Mary Higgins Clark; and The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Educational Leadership and American Literature

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of this issue. American literature includes a vast body of infomraiton that integrates themes that can be applied to every day life. Authors like Willa Cather and Mark Twain pursued themes that have lent themselves to discussions of leadership, initiative, social perspective and even the conflicts between right and wrong. Though not all of the themes in the works of these authors reflect ways to introduce the topic of educational leadership ability, there are a number of stories, including Twain’s Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Willa Cather’s My Antonia and The Professor’s House, that demonstrate the most common themes applied to the concept of leadership. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature, Naturalism, and the Works of Frank Norris and Rebecca Harding Davis

    This 7-page paper focuses on comparisons when it comes to Rebecca Harding Davis' "Life in the Iron Mills" and Frank Norris' "The Octopus," and how both authors use naturalism to get their points across.

  • Impact of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Writings on Children

    5 pages in length. Nathaniel Hawthorne understood the inner workings of his fellow man, rising to the challenge on many occasions to point out flaws, vulnerabilities and shortcomings inherent to being human. While this approach comprised a significant portion of his writings, there was still enough room for the celebrated author to infuse a bit of literary cheer into the hearts of children through two publications: Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys and Tanglewood Tales. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Aspects of Literature Analysis

    A paper which looks at various aspects of literary analysis, including the interaction between audience and text and the socio-cultural insights which can be elicited from the written text. Bibliography lists 5 sources

  • 3 Articles on Transfer Pricing Reviewed

    This 3-page paper discusses transfer pricing through reviewing three articles about the topic. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Different Literature Presentations of Asthma

    A 4 page review of two specific articles concern asthma. One article is from a professional nursing journal while the other is from a trade publication. The author of this paper emphasizes that while the type of information they cover is essentially the same, the manner in which they cover it is significantly different. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Indo Caribbean Experience as Found in A House For Mr. Biswas

    10 pages in length. Identity is a critical theme all throughout the story that borrows directly from the Indo-Caribbean experience and cultural experience. To not only understand but also accept one's place within the larger concept of society is something Mr. Biswas struggles with for his entire life; that he is unable to rectify what he deems wrong in his day to day existence – the death of his father, a controlling and uncaring mother, a wife with no backbone and an extended family by marriage that has little respect for him – he ultimately develops an inferior sense of himself while at the same time working hard to find his own place in the world. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Postcolonial Literature and Symbols

    This 8 page paper examines two works--The Sand Child and The Multiple Child-- and examines them in the context of the time and place in which they were written. Gender themes are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature and Issues of Gender and Race

    This 6 page paper analyzes and compares Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, and Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the elements found in Marquez's work, One Hundred Years of Solitude for ways each author addresses race and gender. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literary Genres Modernism and Postmodernism

    A 6 page paper which examines the journey of the hero in modern and postmodern works. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature Relevant to Adolescent Developmental Disorders

    8 pages in length. The writer briefly reviews five articles that address child abuse, self-harming, parental illness, familial changes and depression as they relate to adolescence. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Examples of Post-Colonial Strife In Literature

    This 4 page paper examines the following stories in regards to the issue of post-colonial strife: "The Heart of Redness", "Anil's Ghost", and "Sozaboy". Furthermore, this paper illustrates how the characters in these stories are confronted with strife and how they proceed to overcome the strife that occurs in their experience. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Demographic Changes and Education

    A 4 page paper which summarizes Kathleen M. Sharp’s 2003 article, “Teacher Reflection: A Perspective from the Trenches,” and analyzes how this issue might affect a particular school. No additional sources are used.

  • Irish Folklore in the Poetry of William Butler Yeats

    A 10 page emphasis that Yeats' work is important not just from an entertainment perspective but also from the perspective that it preserved a critical chapter in Irish history. Many of his poems capture the spirit of Ireland, the richness of the folklore and the old wives tales as well as the soul of the quest for Irish independence. The author of the paper uses "Come Gather Round Me, Parnellites" and "Sailing to Byzantium" to illustrate this point. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature and the Theme of Appearance versus Reality

    A 6 page paper which compares and contrasts “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams and “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker as they touch on the theme of appearance vs reality. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Insanity in Comparative Literature

    This 4 page paper examines two works: The Awakening by Chopin and Poe's The Cask of Amontillado. Protagonists in each of these works are discussed in terms of their display of insanity. The characters Edna and Montresor are compared and contrasted Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Common Themes in Literature

    This 5 page paper examines two works--Toa Te Ching and the Age of Iron--and looks for common elements. The values to come from the works are viewed to be similar. No additional sources cited.

  • True Life Stories, Literature, and Issues of Gender, Sex, and Race

    A 5 page paper which examines the theme of sex, race, and gender in Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye,” Harriet Jacobs’ “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl,” Paule Marhsalls’ “Brown Girl Brownstone,” and Henry Roth’s “Call it Sleep.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Utopian Literature's Similarities and Differences

    This 10 page paper explores eight works including Plato's Republic and More's Utopia. Various aspects of the books are explored including but not limited to class, religion and government. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Email Laws and Relevant Literature

    4 pages in length. The tremendous impact computers have had upon today's global community represents the staggering progress contemporary society is experiencing. That business is conducted from opposite ends of the planet, people forge lifelong relationships without ever having met and employees work from the comfort and convenience of home via telecommuting speaks to the reality of what was once only far off aspirations. Indeed, the benefit of computers far outweighs the inherent drawbacks, however, those negative aspects are not so insignificant that they can be ignored; rather, the extent to which such concerns as email laws are necessary to address issues pertaining to personal privacy, unsolicited correspondence/advertisements and hacking. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • "Bridging the Gap Between School and Home Using Children's Literature"

    A 5 page review of the online article by online article by Emsme Raji Codell. This article is chock full of innovative strategies for making reading a life-long enjoyable habit for children. No additional sources are listed.

  • Children's Literature: Borders between Worlds

    This 6 page paper discusses the way the characters in "Wind in the Willows" and "Peter Pan" move between the real world and the fantasy world of their stories. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Revenge as a Theme in Literature

    This 6 page paper compares the way in which the revenge theme is handled by Shakespeare in Hamlet, Poe in "The Cask of Amontillado" and Robert Browning in "My Last Duchess." Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Doyle & Gaskell/Victorian Literature

    A 10 page paper that consists of two 5-page papers. The first discusses Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Bakervilles in terms of he used the concept of mystery. The writer asserts that Doyle's creation of Holmes ushered in this genre into popular consciousness. Its bibliography lists 2 sources. The second 5-page paper is on Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton and the concept of industrialization, which the writer relates to class bias and the Victorian ideas on cleanliness. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • The Vernacular Tradition and African-American Literature

    This 3 page paper explains what vernacular tradition is and why Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech is an example of that tradition. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Medieval Law and Literature in ‘Beowulf’

    In ten pages this paper examines how Medieval law manifests itself in the anonymously written epic ‘Beowulf’ with the focuses being the patriarchy, legal and moral duty established through patrilineal custom, the complex matter of inheritance, and the transition from Germanic customs and community obligation to Anglo law and order. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Satire and Irony in Political Literature

    This 3 page paper examines Past and Present, The Communist Manifesto and Erewhon. Some quotes are included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Pariarchy and the Repression of Women: Reflections in Literature

    A 6 page review of some of the writings of Kate Chopin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Carolyn Kizer. Included are Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” and “The Awakening”, Gilman’s “Yellow Wallpaper” and "Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution", and Kizer’s “The Bitch”. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Early Intervention Programs and Student Achievement: A Review of Literature

    This 4 page paper examines early intervention programs. Several articles and books, in addition to online information, is reviewed. Politics are noted as well. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Outsourcing by Major American Companies (A Literature Review)

    This 5 page paper examines a variety of journal articles related to outsourcing. American companies are the focus of attention. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Development of Literature in the Romantic Era

    A 4 page paper which examines the development of era during the Romantic Era. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Differential Association Theory and Drug Use: A Literature Review

    This 12 page paper focuses on the college student but explores more generally the theory of differential association and drug use. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Manuel Castells' "The Power Of Identity" - Literature Review

    3 pages in length. Technological advancement of the late twentieth century has transformed into an ironic duality of both blessing and curse as mankind ventures into the twenty-first century. Manuel Castells utilizes myriad examples of how humanity's desire to improve and simplify have actually complicated and even threatened global societies in a number of ways. With rapid technological change arguably the single most important aspect of mankind's progress over the past fifty years, there can be no question as to the double-edged sword inherent to such tremendous advancement. Social and ethical threats abound from the combined speed and expanse with which the world is being inundated with rapid technological growth. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Women in Ancient Literature and Now

    This 6 page paper discusses women in “The Epic of Gilgamesh,” “The Iliad” and “Antigone” and how they differ from women today. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Effects and Impact of Technology on Standardized Test Scores: A Literature Review

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the effects of technology on standardized test scores. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Babies and Bach

    An 11 page research paper (which includes a 3/4 page abstract), which addresses the trend of playing classical music in utero and in early childhood in the hopes of creating a child prodigy. The writer examines literature pertaining to what scientists know about fetal development, that is, when a fetus develops the ability to hear and how well it can hear. Then, literature is examined that pertains to what possible beneficial effect, if any, can be attributed to listening to classical music. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Heart Disease and Gender Differences

    A 10 page paper with three sections. The first section is a study regarding the differences between men and women in regards to symptoms and treatment of heart disease. This section includes an introduction, purpose of the study, problem statement, hypotheses, literature review, type of study, and conclusion. The next section is an annotated bibliography and the third section is a brief review of two articles used in the literature review. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • "Political, Philosophical, Religious, Cultural, Social, Literary and Artistic Value of 'Poem of The Cid"

    4 pages in length. The philosophical, political, social, religious, cultural, literary and artistic values present in Poem of the Cid reflect the comprehensive nature medieval literature sought to project; that this tale is replete with detailed implications of each value speaks to the manner by which medieval literature served as a definitive – if not embellished – form of social statement. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review on Retaining Psychiatric Nurses

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a review of literature, including a literature review chart, of articles relating to retention for psychiatric nurses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Learning Process and Live Video's Impact Proposed Thesis

    This 4 page paper is divided into four parts: Hypothesis, Statement of Interest, Literature Review and Methodology. The proposal for a research project includes literature on how the use of video impacts students in a learning situation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia - A Research Proposal

    A 10 page paper. In the last few years, scientists have been trying to link a particular parasite that cats have to schizophrenia. The evidence reported in this proposal is somewhat convincing but is it really? The writer presents these sections in the proposal: Introduction, Literature Review, including the research question, the Methodology, which is a literature review, Results, which comments on how the results might be presented, and Conclusion, which comments on what the researcher will use to draw conclusions. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Juicy Red Tomato Company Case Study

    This 8 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The problems faced by the company are considered and an appropriate literature review looking at issues of motivation, loyalty, commitment and performance is undertaken in order to identify potential areas of study. After the literature review the case is discussed and an hypothesis is formed which could be used for further research and testing. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on LEP

    A 10 page research paper that examines the literature pertaining to instruction of LEP (limited English Proficiency) students. The writer offers a literature review for a proposed research study that posits that LEP students will learn faster in a literacy-based, rather than phonics-based, program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Teaching English to ESL Students/Research Proposal

    An 8 page proposal for a research study that proposes that the student-researcher will conduct a study of relevant literature that would summarize and synthesize the data that is currently available. The working hypothesis/assumption of this study is that such an examination of literature could be utilized to fashion an effective instructional guidelines that teachers could use to aid them in the complicated task of meeting the needs of ESL students. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Critical Thinking, Elementary Grades, and Music Education

    A 12 page research paper that consists of a literature review on research on this topic that can be used as part of a proposed research study project. The literature review discusses recent research pertaining to the connection between musical instruction and critical thinking skills. Studies are discussed and suggestions are made concerning possible research design on this topic. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Science Achievement and Gender Differences Proposal

    A 14 page paper that presents a proposal for a study to determine gender differences in science achievement in Hong Kong. The stereotype of males performing far better than girls in science has been perpetuated for all time. The literature, however, would suggest that this stereotype is a myth. This paper provides an introduction/literature review, research questions and hypotheses, method for the study, and a discussion of what the investigator would hope to accomplish through the study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Proposal Literature Review for a Project on Sustainable Banking in the Sub Sahara Developing World

    This 12 page paper provides a an introduction and a literature review for a larger project examining the role and potential benefit of sustainable banking in sub Sahara Africa. The paper starts with an examination of the problem, proposes the research questions and offers an hypothesis. The main part of the paper is a literature review examining the concept, application and utilization of sustainable banking and considering some of the motivated and challenges which may face bank considering undertaking sustainable banking in sub Sahara Africa. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Inner City School Youth Subculture Development and Transference

    This 9 page paper is research proposal and literature review looking at the development and transference of anti-school youth sub-culture in an inner-city school and the implications this has for policy and practice. The literature review includes the theories of Bourdieu, Piaget and Sherif. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Research Study Proposal/Hand washing

    A 15 page study proposal that addresses the problem of non-compliance of hospital personnel with proper hand hygiene protocols. The writer outlines the problems with infection caused by non-compliance, offer a literature review of hand washing in the literature and proposes a study designed to improve hand sanitizing compliance through an educational intervention and the introduction of easily accessible alcohol rub sanitizer throughout the proposed study site. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Students Who Are Mentally Retarded and Classroom Inclusion

    A 14 page paper that includes an introduction, definitions, problem statement/objective, hypotheses, literature review and methodology for a research proposal. The proposed study would explore perceptions/opinions of a select group of participants regarding inclusion of students with mental retardation. The literature review points to the dearth of empirical evidence that supports inclusion in all cases. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Romanticism, Modernism, and Victorian Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines literature and the development of literature as seen through the work of Mary Shelley (Romancitsm), Thomas Hardy (Victorian) and Yeats (Modernism). Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literary Portrayals of Blacks in Works by Eldridge Cleaver, Amiri Baraka, and Zora Neale Hurston

    A 3 page paper which examines how Hurston’s concerns about the representation of blacks in literature in her essay, “What White Publishers Won’t Print” differs from the concerns of Black Arts Movement writers Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Eldridge Cleaver. These African-American authors beliefs about black arts and literature should be are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review on Post 1980s' Teacher Education Programs and Trend Causes and Effects

    This 12 page paper provides an overview of the current literature that represents changes in the trends in teacher education programs since the 1980s. In particular, this review of the current literature provides an overview of some of the central issues in education that have impacted changes in educational programming, including the reform movement, the transformation of educational directives under TQM, increasing immigration and subsequent diversity training and educational directives to define equity in the educational setting. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Native American Literature

    This 6 page paper deals with the changing perception of the Native American in American literature. The Novels of Treuer, Erdrich, and Alexie are used to explore such issues as loss, love, stereotypes, and other universal themes. Supported arguements are made which show that Native American literature is not always about a loss of land, heritage and language.Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • America's Civil War, Literature, and Art

    This paper, written in the style of a tutorial essay, describes the influence that the United States Civil War had on art, literature and the general philosophy of the country. The main thesis contends that, as the nation healed from divisiveness in the years following the war, that art and literature reflected the healing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on Coping with Social Prejudice

    This 5 page paper is a literature that considers relevant literature in how racism forms in society and how it may be reduced. Included are ideas such as cultural identity, Sherif's Robbers Cave study, social contact theory and many others. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Impact of World War II on Literature

    A 14 page research paper plus a 1 page outline on how World War II impacted literature. Looking specifically at the letters of soldiers that reflect their World War II experience, the writer argues that these experiences particularly impacted the development of post-World War II African-American literature. bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Anne Tyler's Saint Maybe and Examples of Literary Christianity

    This 5 page report discusses Christianity in literature using Anne Tyler’s “Saint Maybe” and Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Literature holds up a mirror that allows individuals to respond to themselves and their own reactions to life events. No secondary sources.

  • American Literature and the Issue of Class

    This 10 page thesis paper explores the proletarian movement in the thirties. The paper supports the idea that literature highlighting class differences spans the entire twentieth century. The works which are a primary focus is Sinclair's The Jungle and Odets's Waiting for Lefty. The concept of class is viewed in terms of how it is portrayed in American literature as well as its relationship with political ideology. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Southern Literature and Communication

    7 pages in length. There have been a number of influences that have shaped southern literature. From the time that Western Europeans founded the country to the inclusion of southern lore to the contributions of such literary giants as Eudora Welty and William Faulkner, the composition of southern literature has been both constant and ever changing. Indeed, as much as America, itself, is a melting pot of diversity within a cultural concern, so too has this considerable diversity represented a significant aspect of its stronghold in the literary world. However, the writer discusses how there is also a certain difficulty with southern literature, in that the communication factor is sometimes imperceptible and often troublesome to comprehend. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Male Fertility and Spinal Cord Injuries

    A 24 page research paper that offers an extensive literature review that addresses studies concerning spinal cord injury men and their fertility. Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) can result from a variety of accidents that include car accidents, falls, violence or sports-related activities (Brackett, 1999). Spinal cord injuries also frequently happen with young men, in the years when they would like to father children. Among the multiple medical challenges facing these young men is the inability to ejaculate via sexual intercourse (Brackett, 1999). This literature review explores the literature on this issue. Bibliography lists 26 sources.

  • Children and Early Formal Educational Instruction

    An 11 page paper. There is a significant amount of pressure to begin children in formal education programs younger and younger. For this essay, a 'formal education program' is defined as any systematic early childhood education program where children receive any type of rating on cognitive performance, even reciting their numbers or the alphabet. It seems to make sense to think that sending children to formal programs at early ages would be detrimental to them. The literature belies this supposition, however, in fact, there is an ever-increasing amount of literature that demonstrates the short- and long-term benefits of very early education. This essay discusses the issues and presents the literature. The writer does comment on the practice of using standardized tests with four-year-olds. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Internal Accountants and Small Business

    A 12 page literature review examining the value of accountants to the small business. The literature review is for use in a study of small businesses in which they will be surveyed regarding the sources of the accounting expertise they use, for the purpose of relating accounting presence and business failure. The original purpose of this literature review was to locate and discuss articles focusing on small businesses’ use and employment of accounting personnel in support of an upcoming study of that relationship and its effect on the course of development of the small enterprise. No such specific information appears to be available, however, a surprising discovery in light of the critical nature of efficient and optimal operation of business of any size. Despite the dearth of information directly related to the proposed hypotheses for the study, the information that does exist points to the need for the proposed study. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Dressings and Prevention of Infections Related to Catheters

    A 10 research paper that identifies the topic to be investigated, which is prevention of central venous catheter-related infections with specific emphasis on the impact of dressings on this problem. Then, the scope of the problem is identified. Next, an evaluation of research literature is offered that concludes with specific recommendations for decreasing catheter-associated infection rates that are suggested by the literature. Implementation and evaluation of these recommendations are then discussed. Bibliography lists 8 sources. It should be noted that this paper is a follow-up to a more extensive literature review on the same topic that is 20 pages long (khcatinf.rtf).

  • Literary Influence of the Romantic Period

    This is a 5 page paper which discusses the introduction of the Romantic Period in history and the influences literature of the day had in regards to its influence on society, music, drama and future literature. The revolutionary change in literature from rationalism in the 18th century to truth, self-identity, and humanitarianism in the 19th century had an enduring affect which still continues today. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Submissive Characters In Children's Literature: Influence Upon Self-Perception In Female Children

    6 pages in length. Children's literature is replete with visual imagery of worlds that exist beyond reality's realm; to equip a child with a story that takes her outside her established precepts is to fortify that young mind with additional learning tools for life. However, not every lesson learned within the pages of children's literature is of a positive nature, inasmuch as some messages drive home antiquated gender identity roles that impose significantly distorted perceptions upon naïve and vulnerable readers. When cast as submissive characters by virtue of their gender, children are taught that such famous "people" as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty represent how women are expected to be in the real world; without benefit of truly understanding the fantasy component of children's literature, they take with them these skewed perceptions and unknowingly incorporate them into their own psychological development. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Impact of the Great War on Western Literature

    A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to end all wars, as well as the war that would make the world “safe” for democracy. The Great War accomplished none of these purposes and, when it was over, the survivors were gripped by grief, guilt, rage and, in the case of one German lance corporal, a young man named Adolf Hitler, by the desire for revenge (Hull 17). The Great War had another significant effect in that it had a tremendous impact on the course of modern Western literature. The collective consciousness of both Europe and America was forever changed by World War I and this change was reflected in the literature produced both during the Great War and in the decades afterward. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Grades Seven through Twelve and Literacy That is Literature Based

    A 12 page paper that begins with an abstract. This essay has three sections in the main body of the paper. The first is an outline of a literature based literacy program for grades 7-12. The second part of the essay presents the program materials: the primary literature program, which is the Globe Fearon Literature program. This program is designed for reading levels 6-10. A description and justification for secondary materials is presented next, followed by a special discussion on writing activities. An example of titles is offered in the secondary materials section. The next section discusses the types of modification that could be made for different learners, e.g., the ESL learner or a student with learning disabilities and who is reading below grade level. The last section is a short conclusion. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Relationship Between Divorce and Poverty

    This 10 page paper evaluates divorce and poverty and contemplates whether or not one causes the other. The bulk of this paper is a literature review. The information is evaluated and a conclusion is reached. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Black, Professional & Female

    A 7 page research paper that, first of all, offers a literature review on factors affecting the success of professional black women. Then the writer relates this information to suggests to a student on how to compose a "Findings" section for a research project conducted by that student. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Juvenile Justice: The Importance of Separating Juveniles and Adults

    A 20 page overview of the reasoning behind llinois' recent move to create a separate Department of Juvenile Justice. The value of this move is supported by the literature on juvenile justice. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • The 2006 E.coli Outbreak

    This 5 page paper examines literature on the E.coli outbreak that put a halt to the consumption of spinach. The future of the industry in light of the problem is discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Depression in Elderly

    A 5 page research paper that addresses a specific case scenario, one that features a 64-year-old woman who is probably suffering from depression. The writer discusses literature on this topic and possibilities for her counseling plan. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Conflict & Resolution in Nursing

    An 8 page research paper that examines conflict and conflict resolution within a nursing context. This literature review looks at some of the sources of conflict between nurses from the perspective offered by Thomas conflict theory. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Genetically Modified Plants/Pro & Con

    A 3 page research paper that discusses this issue of genetically modified (GM) plants. The writer discusses literature both pro and con and concludes that GM foods are a part of society's future, whether for good or ill. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • “Apology” and “The Passion of Christ”

    A 4 page paper which examines the connections, as they involve literature and not history, between Plato’s “Apology” and Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of Christ.” Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Reading as a Form of Resistance

    A 5 page essay that references James Scott's essay "Behind the Official Story" and Azar Nafisi's "Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran." The writer uses the Scott text to explain how Nafisi creates a hidden transcript for her students through literature, which helps keep her female students preserve their sense of self identity in the face of patriarchal religious oppression. No additional source cited. The bibliographical references for the two essays is incomplete.

  • New York Times Co. v. United States

    This 13 page paper discusses the 1971 "Pentagon Papers" case that was argued before the Supreme Court, which found that the Times could publish classified documents pertaining to the Administration's misleading of the American public with regard to the situation in Vietnam. The paper discusses what this means for journalists today; includes a brief literature review. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Category Management

    A 20 page paper providing chapters 1 and 2 of an MBA thesis discussing category management from the retailer's perspective and hypothesizing that its use leads to greater customer satisfaction. Chapter 1 is the introduction and provides background on category management, its uses, history and development. Chapter 2 is the literature review for the project. Bibliography lists 31 sources.

  • English-Language Learners

    This 15 page paper begins by presenting information about a particular school in terms of English-language learners' achievement and concerns expressed by teachers regarding their own ability to teach ELL students. The literature review considers many aspects of ELL instruction, including academic progress, literacy progress, and strategies that could help increase achievement and literacy, including the involvement of parents. The last section offers a critical analysis of the problem in outline form. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • The World of Work

    This 3 page paper uses two works of literature to comment on the way in which work can destroy a person; in one ("Hazel tells LaVerne"), the lack of self-esteem leads a woman to miss a great opportunity; in the other ("A&P"), a manager's slavish devotion to "the rules" costs him a good employee. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Marie Antoinette and Alexandra Feodorovna

    This 12 page paper discusses the way in which Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, and Alexandra Feodorovna, last czarina of Russia, were portrayed in literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • HRM and Training at Mobil

    This 11 page paper looks at the way the Exxon Mobil, and the former Mobil company approach HRM with the use of the human relations school. The paper provides a literature review based on the theoretical approach and gives a brief outline for primary research. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Pushkin/Moor of Peter the Great

    A 10 page research paper/essay that examines an incomplete work by Alexandr Sergeyevitch Pushkin (1799-1837), a "founding father" of Russian literature. In 1827, Pushkin began, but never completed, a novel based on the life of his African ancestor and his relationship to Peter the Great entitled "The Moor of Peter the Great." The writer explores Pushkin's portrayal of both the Tsar and his ancestor and relates this to why Pushkin might not have finished this novel. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Time Capsule: Renaissance & The Age Of Baroque

    7 pages in length. The writer discusses art, music, architecture, literature and philosophy as they pertain to the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Contemplating the Diet Monster

    A 4 page contemplative essay/ research paper on the topic of dieting. The writer looks at the variety of trends that have dominated the literature of dieting over the last several decades and offers personal observations on the subject. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Family Presence at Resuscitation

    A 6 page research paper that addresses the issue of family presence during a CPR code. This examination of the literature on this topic addresses how this issue applies to nursing practice and interventions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Statistical Analysis in a Study

    A 3 page research paper that analyzes a specific study in regards to the researchers' use of ANOVA analysis. The writer describes the study's null and alternative hypotheses, citing literature that provides definitions for these factors. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children

    This 4 page paper examines the problem of mental illness for parents. Does the mental illness affect children? A look at literature on the subject is the focus of this concise paper. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Christology of Matthew Fox

    A 30 page research paper that analyzes the theology and Christology of contemporary theologian Matthew Fox. While Fox's cosmology is embraced by many, it has also caused him to be at the center of tremendous controversy, as his ministry and writings strike many within the Catholic Church as against orthodoxy, if not completely heretical. This examination of Fox, his theology and the response to it attempts to examine literature, including Fox's own writings, in order to determine how best to judge the theological position of this popular contemporary theologian. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Renaissance Culture: Donatello, Michelangelo and Shakesepare

    A 5 page paper which examines what art and literature tells us about Renaissance culture. The works examined are Donatello’s St. George and David, Michelangelo’s David, and Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part One. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy/Postmenopausal Women

    A 4 page research paper that examines hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. The writer looks at the controversy surrounding HRT and current literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Reducing Playground Violence

    A 20 page research paper that proposes the framework for a hypothetical research study designed to reduce the incidence of playground violence due to bullying. The writer summarizes the vast amount of literature that relates bullying to aggression and particularly to future violent behavior. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Patient Care and Individual Differences

    A 6 page review of two nursing articles dealing with patient care. The author of this paper provides an overview of each article, its presentation style, and findings, and identifies similarities in the message being conveyed by both articles. In addition to the direct impacts to health, illness and injury can result in a number of complex problems. The literature is replete with examples of treatment regimes and recovery expectations but always at mind must be individual variation in both physiology, emotion, and manner of dealing. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Budgeting and Credit Management in Contemporary Society

    8 pages. This paper is a literature review about the importance of credit management in society today. This topic includes different types of budgeting as well, especially as is evident in the corporate world of credit management and budgeting. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Issues Pertaining to Strategic HRM

    This 20 page paper discusses a number of issues related to strategic HR management. Following a general introduction that discusses how strategic HR management is defined in the literature, the writer addresses three issues: how strategic approaches can be used with a sample of HR management functions; an analysis of the factors related to effective HR management; and the most recent perspectives regarding HRM and future trends of human resource management. 1 table included that compares the effectiveness of several functions in HR departments that are business partners of the firm with those that are not partners. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Function and Role of Nurse Practitioners

    A 7 page research paper that examines the role and function of nurse practitioners (NPs) with particular emphasis on the NP role in Canada. A literature review on this topic shows that there are several significant roles for NPs emerging within acute care settings. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Strategic HRM and TQM

    An 8 page paper. The writer has selected two articles that act as the basis for this essay about human resource management: one focuses on the theoretical foundations for strategic human resource management, the other focuses on the relationship between total quality management and human resource management. The essay provides a brief overview of what each article reports and supports the conclusions with other literature. The writer than discusses the value of each approach. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Wace Burgess Operations Management

    This 19-page paper covers a case study of printer Wace Burgess and its intent to accept a new client, Marks & Spencer. Using literature based on design of operations systems, the paper answers four questions about the feasibility of Wace Burgess' taking on this client. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Overview of Customer Relationship Management

    This 7 page report discusses the what customer relationship management (CRM) is and reviews literature related to the topic. The value of CRM is discussed along with what major factors have to be present for CRM to meet its full potential. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Human Resources Management and Boeing

    This 6-page paper covers discussions about human resources management programs, specifically at Boeing. Discussions include literature pertaining to Boeing HR (including safety factors and knowledge management), as well as other issues to consider in developing a strong HR program. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Why Don't Nurses Delegate?

    A 9 page research paper that investigates this question. The writer first offers a literature review, then discusses sources that address this problem and then offers conclusions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • New Nursing Ward Manager/Challenges Involved

    A 7 page research paper that explores nursing literature to determine the various challenges faced by a newly promoted nursing ward managers. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Nursing Leadership, Advocacy & Responsibilities

    A 7 page research paper that discusses nursing leadership. Superlative nursing leadership translates into staff nurses feeling empowered to do deliver a high level of patient care. When nurses are trained in leadership concepts they feel better prepared to be advocates for their patients and challenge the authoritarian status quo. This examination of literature considers the importance of nursing leadership and the ramifications of leadership and its challenges that student nurses face after graduation in today’s healthcare environment. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Humanistic Leadership & Nursing Unions

    A 20 page research paper that in which the writer assumes the persona of a nursing leader working in a hospital where the nurses are unionized. The writer establishes a background for this investigation by examining what is meant by the terms "humanistic" and "leadership," which includes a discussion of various leadership models and theories. Then, this investigation looks at nursing literature pertaining to nurses' unions and the processes of unionization and how this supports the importance of establishing a working partnership between union leaders and nursing management. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Mathematics and Computer Technology

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of articles related to a research review of literature on topics that include mathematics software, technology and use in the classroom, the use of word problems and the use of techniques for the instruction of children with learning disabilities in mathematics. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Current Perspectives/Math and Science Education

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the fact that the position of the United States in relation to other countries and math and science education has been a cause for concern for the last decades. This examination of literature looks at current perspectives on trends in US education, with a focus on math and science education and how this impacts the country as a whole. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Does Aggression Help or Hinder Performance in Sports

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of three articles in the current literature regarding the issue of aggression in sports and considers the methodological, statistical and analytical components of these articles. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Sport and Leadership

    This 9 page paper investigates leadership and begins with a definition of leadership. The writer then reports and explains the three broad categories into which most leadership styles fall, trait theories, environmental theories and behavior theories. Transactional and transformational leadership is then described and explained. How charisma fits into the styles is discussed. The paper then turns to sport literature and describes cohesion and the need for role differentiation and interdependence. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Marketing the Visiting Nurse Association

    This 10-page paper examines the Visiting Nurse Association, its services and how it uses marketing practices. Also included is a literature review about how non-profit organizations market their services and raise funds. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Student Nurses Assessment Strategies

    A 7 page research paper comprised of an examination of literature pertaining to student nursing assessment, which focuses on the strategies that are utilized in nursing student assessment, offering analysis of these strategies, and also describing the qualifications of evaluators, as well as the role that the nursing students themselves play in the assessment process. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Relationship Between Psychiatric Nurse and Patient

    A 9 page research paper that discusses the nurse-patient relationship, past and present. This examination of nursing literature presents an overview of the nurse-patient therapeutic relationship--its foundation in nursing theory; the factors that influence its success or failure, and, most importantly, the theoretical perspective that is being offered for the future of mental health nursing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nurse Retention

    A 5 page research paper that provides an examination of literature, which focuses on nurse retention and particularly how nursing managers can influence the rate of nursing staff turnover. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nurse Staffing Ratios

    A 3 page research paper that discusses mandatory nurse-to-patient ratios, the experience of the State of California, whether other state are following suit, and deduction from relevant literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature and the Nature of Good vs. Evil

    A 10 page analysis that examines five classics from British literature and how these works characterize the struggle between good and evil. The works profiled are: Macbeth, Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde, Heart of Darkness, Fellowship of the Ring and A Christmas Carol. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review of Psychosocial Treatment of Mental Illness

    This paper examines the literature and research available for psychosocial (i.e., non-medical or non-invasive) intervention in treatment of mental illness, mental retardation and learning disorders. The paper also examines how to best use the massive amounts of research that is available on this topic, both through the Internet and the library. Bilbiography lists 20 sources

  • Holocaust Literature and the Portrayal of Children

    A paper which looks at the way in which children are depicted in literature which deals with the Holocaust, in both autobiographical works and fiction, the importance of such works as a resource in Holocaust studies, and the way in which contemporary children respond to such accounts of their forebears’ experiences.

  • Analyzing A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes

    This 4 page paper presents an analysis of this unique and startling fictional account of the history of the world, illuminating its commentary on spirituality and human nature. Furthermore, this paper examines this work in light of other great works of literature, such as the book of Genesis, Augustine's "Confessions", Freud's "Civilization and its Discontents", and others. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • History of Literature and Changing Character Gender Roles

    This 3 page paper discusses the changing roles of men and women as evidenced by literature. The Pelagasian Myth, Dante's Divine Comedy, and Milton's Paradise Lost, are all evidenced. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

  • History, Literature, Knowledge, and Native Americans

    8 pages in length. The writer provides two smaller essays on 1) Native American stereotyping and 2) the difference between history and literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literary Works and Socioeconomics

    This 5 page paper looks at several novels and short stories that demonstrate the idea that socioeconomic variables permeate modern works of literature. Although characters go through spiritual transitions, it is money and status that is the crux of their challenges. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review Table/Diet & Exercise

    An 18 page paper that offers an extensive literature review summary table (that is, a listing of the pertinent features of each study) on the topic of diet and exercise interventions. Also, the writer addresses the work of Virginia Henderson as the theoretical framework for this investigation. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Literature Review on Sports Performance and Caffeine

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of a review of literature on the issue of caffeine use and the impacts of student athlete performance. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Fitzgerald's Literary Influences, and His Influence on Literature

    This 6 page paper examines the life and times of this prolific writer. How he influenced literature and how other authors such as Hemingway influenced him are issues discussed. Much information about his personal life is relayed . Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Peasantry

    This 20 page paper reviews literature on the subject of peasantry. Classical materials are presented and while classic authors and theories are discussed, postmodernism and feminism is also included. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Western Classical Literature and Women

    A five page look at the role women have played in Western literature from the Old Testament through the Greeks and Romans through the Middle Ages and early Renaissance to the Romantic era. Works discussed include the Bible: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey; Aeschylus' Agamemnon; Euripides' Medea; Virgil's Aeneid; Dante's Inferno; the works of Petrarch; Cervantes' Don Quixote; and Goethe's Faust. Bibliography lists two sources.

  • Classical Literature Compared

    A 5 page paper which examines these classical literary works converge, in terms of literature, philosophy and theology; their differences in viewpoints; and their central themes and highlights. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Historic British Literary Heroes

    This 5 page paper looks at how heroes are portrayed in literature, with an emphasis on British literary periods. Eras discussed include the Renaissance period and the Anglo-Saxon period. Several well-known works are mentioned such as Hamlet, Gulliver's Travels and Frankenstein. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Little Girls and the Effects of Children's Literature

    A 5 page paper which examines the significance of children’s literature on young girls, considers whether or not it matters if the work is written by a male or female author, and specifically considers examples from L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The Secret Garden.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Using Literature to Teach Vocabulary

    11 pages in length. The writer addresses several issues in relation to elementary vocabulary instruction, including the relationship between vocabulary and comprehension; the goals of vocabulary instruction; guidelines/principles for vocabulary instruction; words that should be taught; classroom strategies; how to teach students to acquire words independently; records and logs for keeping new vocabulary words; characteristics of vocabulary development in whole language classroom; and characteristics of vocabulary development in literature-based programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Utilizing Literature To Enhance Vocabulary Skills

    10 pages in length. The writer discusses methods, data analysis and summary as they relate to applying literature-based techniques to teaching vocabulary retention to elementary students. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Literature and the Influence of Sir Isaac Newton

    8 pages in length. Newton's influence upon the literary world maintains its foundation within the concepts of truth and reality. Instrumental in inspiring writers from all walks of life, Newtonian concepts have become an integral component for those writers who strive to incorporate a deeper, more meaningful existence to their literary experiences. The writer discusses that when one attempts to assess Newtonian influence upon literature, evidence can be found in virtually every genre. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor and Jazz

    A six page paper on Rafi Zabor’s fascinating novel about a bear who plays alto sax. The paper shows how Zabor’s use of a performing bear as a protagonist is an allegory for the traditional position of the black person in the arts; it also describes the strong bond between the jazz and literature. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • The Harlem Renaissance and the Literature of Black America

    In 5 pages, the author discusses African American literature. The role and responsibility of the African American writer is discussed. Alain Locke is used as an example of the Harlem Renaissance period. Locke's work is discussed in the context of how it is an example of Harlem Renaissance and why. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Singing the Song of the People in African American Literature

    A five-page critical analysis on the state of African-American literature, with an emphasis on poetry. Includes an overview of black poetry from Phillis Wheatley through James Weldon Jonson, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou to the cutting-edge poets like the Last Poets and rap artists, detailing how they present the condition of African-Americans and how they deal with discrimination. Cites five sources.

  • American Literary Symbolism

    This 5 page report discusses the symbolism in several representative examples of American literature – “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller, “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway, and “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Colors, numbers, representations and objects can all serve as another layer to a story, as well as another realm for questioning the author’s intent. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Organizational Teamwork

    5 pages. There is a distinct correlation between effective work groups and increased bottom line performance. Through the literature review in this paper that effectiveness will be shown as to how it works and why. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict

    An 11 page discussion of cultural conflict as is evidenced in Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”, Gerald Vizenor’s “The Heirs of Columbus”, and Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. The author notes the underlying theme of the differences in the way the environment is viewed by Native Americans verses Non-Natives and suggests that in pre-contact cultures the villain in Native American stories took the form of witchcraft while in contemporary literature it takes the form of non-Natives. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Eighteenth Century British Literature and Women

    This 8 page paper discusses the role of women in 18th century British literature. This paper refers to "Evelina" and "Roxana". Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Literature Review on a Cancer Patient's Emotional Needs

    This 6 page literature review examines the emotional needs of cancer patients. Various aspects are explored inclusive of suggestions for treatment. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Child and Adult Voices in Literature for Children

    A nine page paper which looks at the significance of the adult and child voice in three works of children's literature: Alice in Wonderland, Little Women and The Secret Garden. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Greco Roman Literary Works and Heroism

    This 12 page paper discusses the evolution of the hero figure in the classical Greco-Roman literature of Homer and Sophocles. The plays/stories of Antigone, Oedipus Rex, The Odyssey, The Illiad, are given a brief overview as well as analyzed for the hero's characteristics. Also included are the heroic depictions of women heroes in the stories. Specific qualities of heroes discussed and exampled. All quotes pulled from text and cited. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Classical Literature and Common Theme of Perseverance in Overcoming Obstacles

    A 5 page essay that argues that common themes can be found in the classical literature of the past. The writer explores the theme of perseverance that can be found in Gilgamesh, The Book of Job, The Odyssey and The Aeneid. The writer argues that in each case, the hero perseveres against adversity by overcoming obstacles that stand between him and his goal. He goes on despite those who advice that his quest is foolhardy and eventually is rewarded for his pain by reaching and achieving his goal. No additional sources cited.

  • Children and Young Adult Literature with an Annotated Bibliography

    This 11 page paper provides an annotated bibliography on a variety of books in many genres. Classic works are discussed as well as contemporary realistic literature, poetry and fantasy. Annotated bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Literature Review on Daycare's Positive and Negative Aspects

    This 4 page paper provides a literature review on daycare. Many studies are cited,each containing results to show both the positive and detrimental effects of daycare. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review, Scientific and Ethics Research

    This 20-page paper evaluates the problems of ethics in scientific research. Issues discussed include misconduct (such as fabricating, falsifying and plagerism) as well as the tie between corporate funding and scientific research. The paper is mainly a literature review of the topic. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Skin Cancer Literature Review

    This 20 page paper is a literature review on skin cancer. This paper also includes an assessment of the health problem within rural communities and also discusses the role of nurses in regards to disseminating information. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Literature and Psychoanalysis

    This 5 page paper discusses the use of psychoanalosis on characters in great works of literature. Works analyzed include: Metamorphosis, The Fox, and The Lover. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review of Terminal Cancer Patients and Hospital Care Quality

    This 6 page literature review looks at complaints from patients and their families in situations where individuals are dying of cancer. Several studies are noted and anecdotal pieces are included as well. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • A Review of Literature Regarding Cotton Harvest Aids

    16 pages. This is an extensive literature review on the topic of harvest aid chemicals and timings on cottonseed that are to be re-used for planting purposes. Some topics included are the cool/warm vigor index, seed index, and chemicals used. Bibliography includes 30 sources.

  • Postcolonial Literature and Displacement

    A six page paper which considers the concepts of sense of place and displacement in postcolonial literature, especally with reference to hybridisation and the reification of indigenous culture. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Spirituality as a Concept in Black American Literature

    This 5 page paper discusses the issue of African American Literature and the evidence of spirituality in that medium. Furthermore, this paper cites many African-American writers and their works as examples. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literary Social Criticism

    A 5 page essay that analyzes Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience," and Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" as examples of literature in which the author provides social criticism. The writer asserts that in each of these works, the author argues, not only that an individual can fight the system, but also that it is his or her duty to do so. No additional sources cited.

  • Themes in French Literary Classics

    A 10 page paper which examines themes within French literature. The works discussed are Balzac's “Le Pere Goriot,” Flaubert's “Madame Bovary,” Proust's “Du Cote de Chez Swann,” Gide's “L'Immoralist,” and Camus’ “L'Etranger.” No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review of Overdose Effects of Safe Injection Houses for Street Drug Users

    This 12-page paper examines the literature pertaining to the impact of safe injection houses for street drug users on the possibility of overdosing on drugs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Classroom Significance of Children's Literature

    This 7 page paper provides an overview of the basic theories behind the use of children's literature in the classroom setting. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review of Athletes and Carbohydrates

    This 13-page paper is a literature review about carbohydrates and athletes. The discussion centers around the benefits of carbs on athletic performance. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Literature Review on Stuttering

    This 10 page paper provides a literature review on the topic of stuttering broken down into three sections regarding phonation, respiration and articulation. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • French Literary Relationships Between Males and Females

    This 7 page paper looks at the novel The Invisible Man at the Window, and other French literature to see how men and women are portrayed. Gender issues are discussed in addition to the love relationships that exist between them. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • An American Literature Study

    This 4 page paper provides a study in American Literature by analyzing the work of William Bradford with that of Cotton Mather. This paper highlights their similarities, differences, the culture and history of the times, etc. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on AT&T's Management

    This 24-page paper examines the literature discussing AT&T Corp. and its management; from its beginnings, through divestiture, into the 1990s and beyond. Topics discussed include the role of human resources, Michael Armstrong and how AT&T has been evolving since the 1980s. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Do Western Ukrainians Have A Different Sense Of National Identity In Comparison To Eastern Ukrainians? A Research Proposal

    This 13 page paper is a research proposal to study the perception of national identity in Western Ukraine in the context of the current difficulties in the country. The paper has the aim of determining if the majority of the present days Western Ukrainians do not see themselves as one nation with Eastern Ukrainians due to differences in the perception of 'national' identities that have been formed. The paper presents an introduction, hypothesis, literature review looking at the history of the county and its impact on national identity as well as concepts concerning the way national identity is formed. The paper also presents a methodology including primary research. The bibliography cites 60 sources.

  • Study of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    A 3 page research paper that in which the writer explains that another paper (kheeoc3.rtf) offers a suggested methodology for a proposed research study, which hypothesizes that an examination of news articles on the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) published in the popular press, that is, non-academic sources, would suggest whether or not the EEOC was fulfilling its mandate to oversee fair and just employment practices. The following examination of literature provides an example of how such a study might be accomplished. The writer summarizes news articles on the EEOC. The evaluation phase of this proposed study is offered in kheeoc5.rtf. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Student Motivation Study Proposal

    An 8 page research paper that offers the outline for a proposed research study into motivational factors for high school students. There is an old saying that you can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make it drink. Likewise, high school teachers constantly try to offer the curriculum in a manner that engages their students minds, but fail to connect with many of the adolescents that they are trying to reach. In 1984 and 1989 a Gallup/Phi Delta Kappa national poll of educators found that lack of student motivation was a top concern of all public school teachers surveyed (Gonzalez, 2002). The question that these teachers ask, that is, "what is the key to unlocking student motivation," is the principal question to be addressed by this proposed study. The paper consists primarily of a review of literature on this topic before discussing possible ways to complete the proposed research study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Assessing School Web Sites; A Reseach Proposal

    Schools are now using the internet and web pages, not only as a learning tool or teaching aid, but to communicate with stakeholders such as parents. This 18 page paper is a reseach proposal to look at how schools are using their web pages so communicate in terms of marketing communication and communicating with stakeholders. The paper presents an introduction along with aims and objectives, the limitations and the justification of the study. A literature review and a methodological approach is also presented. The proposal is based on researching secondary schools in the UK. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Proposal and Literature Review on UK Marketing of Low Cost Airlines

    This 11 page paper is the first of two papers. The paper gives a proposal for research to identify to most effective ways of marketing low cost or budget airline companies in the UK. This first paper starts with a proposal, which includes justification for the research and a methodology. The paper then undertakes a literature review looking at the way marketing takes place. This section uses a case study to look at how one successful company; EasyJet is marketed and how the marketing forms a part of their core strategy and is both supportive and reflective of the company culture. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Market Reseach Proposal

    This 10 page paper looks at a fictitious proposal to assess the value created by the sponsoring of an event. Sponsorship is used widely as a marketing and PR tool; however it is not always clear if these sponsorships add value to the brand or impact on the brand and product perceptions. This paper presents a proposal to investigate the role and influence of sponsorship in a brand. The paper uses the example of McDonalds, but the proposal could equally apply to other companies. The paper outlines the problem, presents a brief literature review and a methodology for qualitative and quantitative reseach. The paper also includes costing and a time plan with Gantt chart. The bibliography cites 7 sources

  • English Literature of the 17th Century

    A five page paper which looks at a variety of seventeenth century English writers and the way in which they use satire, irony and caricature to effect social and political comment. Bibliography lists 9 sources

  • Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

    A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Understanding the Psychological Contract

    This 100 page paper examines the role of the psychological contract on the employment relationship in an international context. The paper is written as a dissertation, with a full introduction, literature review methodology and then research using a case study approach. The paper defines what is meant by a psychological contract and then considers the influences on the expectations of the employees and employers that are inherent in the psychological contract. Two cases studies are created and then analysed using international examples the employment relationship in France and Japan, these are examined to assess the theories, and assess the impact of the psychological contract on the employment relationship and how it is influenced by different cultures. The bibliography cites 89 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    An 8 page paper that includes an introduction, purpose of study, literature review, theoretical framework and conclusion. Reports of the incidence of urinary incontinence differ greatly, depending on the ages included and the definition of incontinence. What is certain is that at least half the older residents in nursing homes suffer from this condition. The different types of incontinence are described. Different interventions that have significantly decreased the incidence are discussed. Statistical data include the incidence and the annual costs related to this condition. This is a problem that some authors call underdiagnosed and undertreated. There are many interventions that can dramatically decrease incontinence and provide the older adult and the elderly person with greater quality of life. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Cost Management to Reduce the Cost of Oxygen Supply for Hospital

    This 71 page paper is a paper regarding a project undertaken to reduce the cost of oxygen supply for a hospital or other healthcare organization. The paper starts with an introduction, including a justification for the study and aims and objectives, and then moves on an in-depth literature review looking at the way in which cost savings may be made. The principle approach to cost reduction is through supply chain and inventory management as well as a reduction in wastage. After identifying a suitable change that may provide savings, different ways in which a change could be introduced are assessed and a suitable change model is identified. The paper then goes on to describe the change, how it was implemented and assesses the results. The bibliography cites 36 sources. This paper is the 2nd paper of a set of 3, the 1st is the research proposal (file name TEoxygensavep.rtf), the 3rd is a reflective learning document (file name TEoxygensaver.rtf).

  • Research Proposal on Football Attendance Influences

    This 16 page paper is a research proposal to investigate why a football team that is performing well may still be seeing a decline in ticket sales. There is a great deal of literature that associated the demand for tickets with performance levels and outcome uncertainly. There is also a smaller level of studies that has identified other factors, such as ticket cost, weather, day of the week and employment status may also impact on attendance. This paper proposes primary quantitative research with casual fans of a football club to assess what influences are impacting on the attendance in order to develop a simple but comprehensive model of influences. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • How Should Tesco Develop their United Kingdom and United States Markets?

    This 98 page paper is a project to looks at the way in which Tesco, the successful UK supermarket, which has been struggling in the US, can develop an aligned strategy for both the UK and the US market. The paper provides an extensive literature review, looking at relevant theories which may be applied, including concepts of competitive advantage, the application of the marketing mix, theories of international marketing and issues concerning the creation and maintenance of loyalty. Following the outlining of a methodology advocating a case study approach and outlining the way primary research will take place the firm is then examined. The case study starts by looking at the way the company competes in the UK and then at the operations in the US where it trades under the name Fresh and Easy. With this background primary research is simulate to assess what customers in both countries want and need. The results are analyzed and used to design suitable strategies. The bibliography cites 72 sources.

  • Family Impact of Divorce

    A 10 page research paper. What effect does divorce have on the children? This question has resulted in a long and heated debate and there are studies to support almost any position someone wants to take. This paper discusses the question and reports the research in America and elsewhere. The paper takes the form of a research proposal and includes an introduction with problem statement; literature review, including data; summary and conclusions. The incidence of divorce for the U.S. and a few other countries are included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Smoking Contributors' Study Proposal

    A 9 page research proposal investigating reasons that smokers smoke. Without exception, every active and committed smoker will say that the first cigarette was simply nasty. It smelled bad, it tasted bad, it made the would-be smoker cough. So why does the individual have a second? Why does s/he become addicted to the point of wheeling his IV tree outside hospital doors for the purpose of continuing to indulge? The paper includes a literature review and proposed methodology for conducting the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Sub Saharan Africa Prevention of HIV and AIDS

    This 12 page paper is a literature review and methodology for research to consider what public policies policy the greatest role in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDs in Sub Saharan Africa. The paper looks at the virus and a range of methods already used to try and slow down transmission rates and argues that that measures which look only to cure and resolve HIV alone are bound to fail as they do not tackle the root causes of the spread of the virus. The only way to eradicate HIV is to deal with the environment issues that make its spread possible. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • How Eighteenth Century London Society Was Shaped by the Role of Women in 'The Rambler,' 'Evelina' and 'Moll Flanders'

    14 pages in length. There has rarely been a time in the history of mankind that women have not had to struggle in order to assert their worth as a gender. From the time when males first declared patriarchal authority over their female counterparts, women have fought – in various ways and with various results – to be treated both equitably and respectfully. Literature has long reflected this perpetual struggle between the genders, most often taking the side that support patriarchal control; however, a slow but steady change began occurring in eighteenth century London society that helped nurture a growing metamorphosis, which included Samuel Johnson 'Rambler' (Misella), Daniel Defoe's 'Moll Flanders' and Frances Burney's 'Evelina: Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World.' Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • 'To His Coy Mistress' by Andrew Marvell and Imagery

    A 5 page essay that discusses Andrew Marvell's seduction poem "To His Coy Mistress." In this poem, Marvell (1621-1678) employs striking use of imagery delineates both the pleasure involved in "ceasing the day" (carpe diem) and the shortness of time, which is the philosophy's rationale. The first half of the poem employs imagery to establish a sense of intimacy between Marvell and his lover. The second half employs time imagery to focus on the point that life is short. Collectively, this argument makes this one of English literature's most persuasive seduction poems. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Once We Were Warriors/Postcolonial Theory

    A 6 page research paper/essay that analyzes the 1994 film “Once Were Warriors” offers an international audience a representation of Maori ethnic identity. When viewed in the light of postcolonial theory, the question that such an investigation immediately raises is whether or not the film offers an accurate vision of urban Maori society or if this film is itself a product of a postcolonial mindset. While certainly the domestic difficulties encountered by the film’s protagonists mirror the social disorder that plagues the Maori minority population of New Zealand, an examination of literature indicates that this question is complex and that an ethnic people cannot and should not facilely characterized as fitting so neatly into European-influenced stereotypes. Particularly in regards to how the film pictures Maori men. In order to argue this point, it is necessary to first look at the content of the film, then the basic arguments of postcolonial theory Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Shoah Train Holocaust Poetry of William Heyen

    A 3 page research paper/essay that examines Heyen's latest volume of Holocaust poetry. Heyen's poetry has frequently focused on the Holocaust. He published his collection The Swastika Poems in 1977, which was subsequently revised and expanded into Erika (1984). His latest volume of Holocaust poetry is Shoah Train, which encompasses more than 70 poems written over the last dozen years (Shoah Train, 2003). A great deal of Holocaust literature has addressed the question of how such evil could have taken place. The Holocaust poetry in Shoah Train does not offer the reader definitive answers, but it does reveal multiple perspectives on human nature and its seemingly engrained propensity toward violence and evil. Heyen's poetry not only illuminates the nature of the evil that was the Holocaust, but also relates this experience to today's world and the continuing legacy left by this world-altering example of what human beings are capable of perpetuating on each other. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Love in Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Parliament of Fowles' and 'The Book of the Duchesse'

    A 14 page research paper that argues that love plays a pivotal thematic role in two of Geoffrey Chaucer's greatest poems, The Book of the Duchesse and The Parliament of Fowles. While Chaucer is acknowledged as one of the greatest and most eloquent advocates of love in English literature, in these poems, he qualified his endorsement and dedication to love by placing it within certain institutional and societal boundaries. In The Book of the Duchesse, his elegy of consolation over the death of the Black Knight's lady is couched within the parameters established by the conventions of courtly love. Likewise, while the Parliament of Fowles is a love poem, Chaucer pictures love as susceptible to certain natural laws that should be meticulously followed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • 'To His Coy Mistress' by Andrew Marvell and Imagery

    A 5 page essay that discusses Andrew Marvell's seduction poem "To His Coy Mistress." In this poem, Marvell (1621-1678) employs striking use of imagery delineates both the pleasure involved in "ceasing the day" (carpe diem) and the shortness of time, which is the philosophy's rationale. The first half of the poem employs imagery to establish a sense of intimacy between Marvell and his lover. The second half employs time imagery to focus on the point that life is short. Collectively, this argument makes this one of English literature's most persuasive seduction poems. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Jewish History and Spain's 'Golden Age'

    7 pages in length. Major changes occurred in the 11th century when the Umayyads steadily lost power as the Berbers rose in influence after capturing Cordoba in 1013 CE; the passing decades served as their barometer of progressing power. Cultural and commercial prominence became their focus as capitals and other cities were transformed into Meccas for the two very important elements. As these significant changes were taking place, one more addition would serve to establish an entire population as being both welcomed and honored: the Jews. Indeed, these individuals did not come empty-handed into their newfound environment; rather, they brought with them such important endowments as financial aptitude, politics, economic advisory, as well as a vast amount of humanities-related knowledge in the form of literature, academia and science. The blending of art, linguistics, philosophy, science and medicine rounded out a society that was heretofore underdeveloped in many of these areas. As such, the influence of so many learned Jews soon saw intellectuals and doctors alike holding some of the most important social/legal/political positions in the land. No bibliography.

  • Environmental Impacts of Road Transport on Air Quality in the Greater Manchester Region England; A Research Proposal

    This 15 page paper is a research proposal to assess the environmental impacts of low-cost notation on air quality in the Greater Manchester region. The paper presents an introduction which gives the aims and objectives of the study as well as a justification. The methodology is outlined, including the general approach to the research and an outline of secondary and primary research. The paper then ends with a literature review looking at the position of Greater Manchester and the potential environmental influences caused by road transportation including consideration of the different types of pollution present in transport emissions. The bibliography cites eight sources.

  • Accountability and School Principals Proposal

    A 17 page paper that presents a dissertation proposal. Schools have changed and so has the principalship. Accountability is not the focus word and principals are required to be accountable not only for the smooth operation of the school but also for student achievement. Many experienced principals are saying the multitude of tasks and responsibilities are simply not 'doable' and are retiring early. How are novice/beginning principals dealing with the challenges of expanded demands on the principal? This paper includes these sections: introduction, problem statement, purpose of study, significance of study, literature review and methodology. Standards for principals as published by two organizations are reported along with some of their many responsibilities. 2 Appendices reflect the surveys to be sent to new principals for this study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Class Size Effect/A Research Proposal

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal to determine the effects of class size on academic achievement. This is an issue of controversy and heated debates. The research has often been controversial but the general prevailing opinion is that students in small classes have higher academic performance than students in classrooms with more students. The paper includes: introduction to the study proposal, statement of the problem, hypothesis; literature review that includes the results of a number of different studies in different states; design of the study, including selection of participants, methodology, data to be collected, treatment of data; possible outcomes and a summary. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Assistive Devices & The Elderly/Maintaining Independence

    A 9 page literature review that addresses the use of assistive devices by the elderly. There has been a major paradigm shift that has transferred the focus of society from "disability to ability and from professional power to patient empowerment" (Wressle and Samuelsson, 2004, p. 143). This necessarily influences the field of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, as assistive devices empower patients to keep control of their lives. This literature review explores whether empirical research studies support the concept that assistive devices contribute significantly to the goal of maintaining independence in old age. The writer concludes that it does. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Development in the Lifespan/Preschool & Elderly

    An 11 page research study (including an abstract) that consists of a literature review of scholarly research and articles available online through the Internet databases. Through this investigation, the researcher endeavors to contrast and compare early childhood (preschoolers) to senior adults (age 60 or older) in regards to social, cognitive and physical developmental domains. The review encompasses 12 sources, which includes sources for establishing a theoretical base. The researcher analyzes this data in order to reach conclusions about the generations and concludes that while there are, of course, marked differences, the literature supports the study hypothesis that there are numerous common factors across the generations that support the conceptualization of the lifespan as a continuum and not a series of distinct, separate stages. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Childhood Obesity and Effective Treatment

    A 36 page research paper that examines the pandemic of childhood obesity. This literature review examines the empirical research on the topic of childhood obesity in order to discern the efficacy of treatment options for this epidemic, which is plaguing the industrialized nations. Conclusions are then drawn concerning the efficacy of these proposed treatments and/or programs and how the literature suggests that childhood obesity should be addressed in light of this data. The review concludes by discussing the implications of this research in regards to possible future studies that will add to this body of knowledge and contribute to the goal of effectively coping with this societal problem. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Stakeholders and School Leadership

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the topic of school leadership and what research tells stakeholders about this topic. Leadership research and literature pertaining to school environments shows that educational leadership is a factor that is significant to the role of all stakeholders, not simply that of formal administrators, such as principals (Wallin, 2003). Successful school leaders require a complex blend of "knowledge, skill, theory, disposition and values" in order to achieve and sustain students learning goals (Halverson, 2004, p. 90). Literature on this topic shows that administrators, teachers, parents and even students must all contribute to the leadership equation for a school to enjoy success (Wallin, 2003). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • What Defines Americanness in American Literature

    A 4 page essay that discusses works by Chopin, Emerson, Twain, James and Irving in regards to what qualities or characteristics make American literature "American." The writer argues that in the early days of the United States as a free and independent nation, its culture was still largely derivitive of European cultures, particularly that of England. However, throughout the nineteenth century, U.S. writers successfully established a body of literature that was distinctly American, owing little to outside sources and signifying that the US possesses a literary tradition that reflects the experience of a unique people, their history and orientation toward life. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hotel Revenue Management Systems Twenty Five Article Literature Review

    This is an 8 page literature review on hotel revenue management systems. A literature review on hotel revenue management systems covers not only the recently developed technological systems which handle different revenue management concerns such as forecasting, demand, competition and hospitality networks but also covers many traditional avenues used to increase revenue such as customer satisfaction, environmentally efficient programs, introduction of innovative and unique facilities and catering to specific target groups among other factors. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • British Literature's Mainstream Tradition and Peripheral Culture

    A ten page paper which looks at the mainstream tradition in British literature and the way in which peripheral culture and literature is gradually being redefined, particularly with reference to the works of such writers as Chinua Achebe and Derek Walcott. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Overview of Japanese Literature

    18 pages in length. Japanese literature exists for the lessons that can be learned via the authors' insight and experience. There are myriad themes presented in Asian literature, not the least of which includes family, patriarchy, gender, sex, death, heritage, tradition, ethnic identity, social conflict, change and celebration. However, the writer only needs to be of Asian persuasion – not specifically Japanese – in order to effectively address the complexity of these vast and varied themes. The writer discusses Yukio Mishima, Amy Tan, Pa Chin and Pyong Gap Min. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • American Literature Trends

    A 5 page research paper that argues that the prevailing trend in American literature has been to question the concepts and assumptions that were prevalent in the past. The world view of past eras was predicated on the notion that some people, typically white males, were superior to others, such as, people of color or anyone female. American authors have consistently questioned previously accepted paradigms of exclusion and privilege. Furthermore, American literature has consistently focused on one of the major activities propagated by those who have power and privilege by questioning the age-old concept of war as something glorious and noble. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Forging a Committed and Motivated Workforce- An In-Depth Case Study

    This 31 page paper first provides a 3 page research proposal for the study and then a 28 page paper that presents a case study of motivation in a travel agency. The paper begins with a Table of Contents and an Executive Summary. The Introduction provides background information on the company being studied and includes the company's goals: decrease turnover, increase employee motivation and increase revenues. The literature review proceeds a comprehensive explanation and discussion of theories of motivation. These include expectancy theory, needs hierarchy, reinforcement, goal theory and others. The next section explains the methodology for the case study – observation and employee surveys, which is followed by the results of the surveys. The writer then discuses the results and makes several recommendations based on the survey responses and the literature review. 4 Appendices are included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Exploring Decision Support System Usage in ECommerce Research Proposal

    This 27 page paper is a research Proposal to Explore the Use of Decision Support System in E-Commerce and includes a literature review. The use of both E-commerce has increased tremendously over the last decade. E-commerce is usually seen as sales over the internet but actually incorporates any transactions over an electronic medium. This is usually seen as an advantage. This paper considers how the use of Decision Support Systems (DSS) may help a business to enhance their e-commerce strategy and align strategies so that the efficiency is increased and results in a better profit. Many companies, such as Air Canada and FedEx already use DSS to great advantage increasing the efficiency through management of their resources. These are systems designed espially for those companies, but DSS are also available over the counter for smaller companies. The paper then shows how, with the use of a qualitative case study, following an extensive literature review the student can undertake primary research to identify the option model for the use of DSS is any given industry. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Survey Development

    A 5 page paper reporting on a six-week process of developing a questionnaire for a qualitative research effort in education and curriculum reform. The process begins with a literature review, followed by identifying key questions evident in the literature. The researcher identifies several areas of interest, devising questions from those areas for the trial survey. Independent reviewers assess the questions for content and validity; the researcher incorporates their suggestions and returns the revised questionnaire to them. He will incorporate further comments into what will become the final survey instrument. No sources listed.

  • Evaluation of Hospital Quality

    An 11 page research paper that address hospital quality. Hospitals in industrialized countries account for roughly 40 percent of total healthcare spending (Blendon, et al, 2004). Considering this, it is not surprising that hospitals generally stand at the center of effects to improve the quality of healthcare service while also controlling costs. In order to accomplish such a task, the first goal must be to establish standards against which quality can be evaluated. This literature review examines how hospital quality service is defined in relevant literature. The resulting information is then used to formulate an instrument for evaluating quality, both quantitatively and qualitatively, by employing a sample group made up of medical and healthcare providers as well as the patients they serve. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Proposal on Distance Learning and 'Desocialization'

    A 25 page research paper. While distance education itself is not new, Internet-based courses are a relatively new phenomenon. The question this proposal asks is: Is there a difference in student achievement between those taking Online courses and those attending the traditional classroom course? The paper is a research proposal that includes: a general introduction to the topic of distance education/learning and to Internet-based education, in particular. The purpose of the study, hypotheses and methodology are included. The literature review reports both anecdotal comments and results of previous research studies, both qualitative and quantitative. One concern with this medium has been students feeling isolated with a lack of socialization with other students. As the literature illustrates, there are many tools and strategies that can be used to minimize any negative effect of distance. Statistical data are reported. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Domestic and Global Security Management

    A 15 page paper that presents a study proposal. The paper includes: a statement of the problem, the significance of the problem, purpose of the study, literature review, research questions and methodology. The problem is that security classes are not included in all organizational leadership programs and this kind of class should be included because managers at all levels are being asked to be responsible for security. The literature review presented provides the justification for including such a course. September 11, 2001, combined with hundreds of terrorist attacks across the world have taught us that certain fanatics will stop at nothing to kill and destroy. Companies and organizations face threats today that are new and more complex. Examples of how some companies responded in terms of security upgrades are included. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Qualitative Research Methodology

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract which focuses on qualitative research methodology. It focuses on the characteristics and epistemological elements that define the topic of qualitative research, looking at foundational philosophical differences between qualitative research and quantitative research methodologies. Issues addressed include how qualitative researchers establish the validity of their studies, which includes discussion of internal and external validity. The literature also address ethical issues and how they are defined and addressed. This literature review delineates the differences between qualitative and quantitative research and also discusses the advantages of qualitative research in addressing topics related to human behavior and experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Do Airlines which Practice Hedging Have Higher Profit Level When Compared Non Hedging Firms

    This 95 page paper is the first part of a full length dissertation to assess whether or not there is a correlation between hedging for fuel and the profitability of airlines. The paper presents the first three chapters; the introduction, the comprehensive literature review and the methodology. The introduction outlines how and why this is important, looks at the nature of the research, presents two hypotheses and gives relevant definition. The literature review is the longest section and looks at existing theories and research that examines the impact of heading of a firm and the different influences looking at the general as well as the airline industry. The theory of constraints is also considered as a framework to be used for application to the research. The methodology presents an approach which can be used for gathering of both quantitative and qualitative data and explains the way in which the data will be analyzed. The bibliography cites 54 sources.

  • Podiatry Patient Satisfaction Proposal

    An 18 page paper that presents a project proposal. A partnership has dissolved leaving the sole podiatrist in the position of having to rebuild the business. The sections of the paper include: the statement of the problem, the significance of the problem, the purpose of the project, literature review and methodology. This practice will begin with a patient satisfaction survey for the purpose of increasing patient satisfaction. The literature survey includes information on the parts of the foot, the stress feet experience every day, the wonder of the function of the foot and what makes the human foot different. The importance of healthy feet and the practice of podiatry and how people abuse and mistreat their feet are also discussed. The incidence of different types of foot health problems is included. The importance of patient satisfaction is explored. Other related data are included. One appendix included, which presents the patient satisfaction survey. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Decision Making in Schools and Information Technology's Uses

    This 47 page paper is a full length dissertation examining the use of information technology and computer systems to help with decision making. The paper starts with an introduction, considering why this is an important issue and outlining the rest of the paper. The next section is a comprehensive literature review which looks at theories concerning decisions making, barriers to decision making and management systems designed to all technology to help with decision making. The paper then outlines the methodology for primary research using a case study school and presents some findings along with a discussion relating the findings to the literature review. The paper ends with some conclusions and recommendations. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Reducing Class Size/A Research Proposal

    This 15 page paper presents a research proposal for the state of Virginia but the information is applicable to any school district or as a general resource for research on the topic. It begins with a short abstract, and includes a statement of the problem, literature review, hypothesis, significance of the study, participants, instruments to be used, and procedure. There is an abundance of literature addressing the issue of class size and academic achievement but there is still a great deal of controversy. The writer attempts to place the controversy in context and explains some of the reasons for the criticism of research studies addressing this issue. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • ICT School Strategies Development

    This 37 page paper examines the way in which strategies should be formulated for teaching information and communication technology ICT, or information technology (IT) on schools so that all students can leave with good IT skills. The paper is written with a full table of contents (not included in the page count), includes the research rationale and keys aims. An in-depth literature review is conducted, studying the different barriers that exist and the different approaches which may be used for curriculum design. The paper then presents some primary research (fictitious) to demonstrate how this can be presented and then tied in with the literature review. The paper needs with recommendations of future ICT teaching strategies. The paper focuses on UK secondary schools (years 7 – 13), but would be applicable to other countries and other areas of education. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Evaluation of Talent Management Strategies; A Case Study Of a University

    This 50 page paper looks at the issue of talent management. The paper starts with an introduction with background, aims and objectives limitations. This is followed by an in-depth literature review that looks at relevant topics including the definition of talent, how it may be identified and the use of training and development programs and the value of mentoring in developing skills and talent. A methodology is presented for use in gathering primary data with the use of questionnaires to assess the way talent management is taking place in an organization. Simulates results are presented and discussed and recommendations are made based on the research findings and the literature review. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

  • Will Margin Trading in Russia Increasing Volatility and Instability of the Russian Stock Markets?

    This 47 page paper assesses the potential impact of margin trading on the Russian stock markets. The paper gives an introduction with aims and objectives and the research methodology based on examining existing literature and models and applying them to modern Russia. An in-depth literature review examines the concept of margin trading and the different theories regarding its impact on the volatility of stock markets. The paper goes on to examine the development of the investment environment within Russia in order to determine the types of investors which at present within the market to facilitate the application of margin trading theories to this developing market. The paper finishes with a conclusion arguing that margin trading is likely to have a negative effect on the Russian stock markets due to the investment culture, stock market pressures and general trading patterns which are already present with in the stock market. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • An Analysis of the Films, The Sacrifice, Stalker, and Daughters of the Dust

    An 8 page essay that reviews and analyzes three movies - The Sacrifice(1988) and Stalker (1979) by Tarkovsky and Daughters of the Dust (1992) by Dash. The writer argues that, in previous eras, individuals with an artistic vision had two mediums in which to express themselves—art or literature. The twentieth century has witnessed the blossoming of a third choice—cinema. The writer maintains that there are numerous examples of twentieth century film makers who manipulate light, color, words and music in such a way as to create art that rivals the finest paintings and literature for the way that it can move the human soul. No sources cited.

  • Schizophrenia in Adults

    A 9 page literature review. Schizophrenia has been extensively researched over the years, but in many ways it remains an enigma. The overwhelming majority of cases occur in young adults, but some cases do not develop until much later in life. The purpose here is to review the literature addressing factors associated with adult-onset schizophrenia. The paper concludes that though much more information is available on adult-onset schizophrenia now than was available in the past, real determinations that can be widely generalized still have yet to be discovered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature and the Influence of Sir Isaac Newton

    8 pages in length. Newton's influence upon the literary world maintains its foundation within the concepts of truth and reality. Instrumental in inspiring writers from all walks of life, Newtonian concepts have become an integral component for those writers who strive to incorporate a deeper, more meaningful existence to their literary experiences. The writer discusses that when one attempts to assess Newtonian influence upon literature, evidence can be found in virtually every genre. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Will Customer Service Improve with Employee Training?

    This 20 page paper is a proposal for research to assess the direct impact of training and development on the way that service is delivered by employees in a firm. The paper presents an introduction, with the aims and objectives as well a literature review and a full methodology. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Work-Life Balance and its Effect on Ethical Decision Making

    A 28 page paper discussing how "workaholism" may affect individuals' ethical decision-making abilities. The paper includes a review of literature in work-life balance; a discussion of the philosophical base of ethical decision-making; and a review of how "labor saving" devices at home and work during the last half of the 20th century have resulted in less leisure time rather than more. When those individuals with poor work-life balance – whether by their own doing or through requirements of the employer – "live" the job, then they have little time to think before acting and merely react. The annotated bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • Catholic Social Teaching

    A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses “Catholic social teaching,” which is a term that refers to a specific “body of social principles and moral teaching” that is addressed in documents issued by the Church (Major Documents). This body of literature includes not only papal encyclicals, but also “key teaching documents issued by national bishops conferences and Vatican congregations” (Major Documents). The writer discusses key tenets of this part of Catholic faith. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on AT&T's Management

    This 24-page paper examines the literature discussing AT&T Corp. and its management; from its beginnings, through divestiture, into the 1990s and beyond. Topics discussed include the role of human resources, Michael Armstrong and how AT&T has been evolving since the 1980s. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • The Problems of Football Clubs and How to Increase Revenues Through Ticket Sales; A Research Proposal

    This 12 page paper looks at the problem faced by many football clubs; the need to increase revenue. The paper outlines a proposal to investigate the way football clubs may be able to enhance revenue through ticket sales. The introduction, problem statement and research objectives and literature review are presented before a research methodology is proposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Gravitational Force and Mass

    A 5 page exploration of the hypothesis that " The mass of an object has no effect on the acceleration of a falling object". The author explores this hypothesis in relation to Newton's Constant for Gravitational force and pulls projects from the literature to illustrate that relationship. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Resources Management and Boeing

    This 6-page paper covers discussions about human resources management programs, specifically at Boeing. Discussions include literature pertaining to Boeing HR (including safety factors and knowledge management), as well as other issues to consider in developing a strong HR program. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Heat-Related Illness

    A 5 page research paper that reports on literature relating the effects of heat-related illness, and the responsibilities for employers relating to this topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Does Hip Hop Harm Black Americans?

    A 7 page research paper that addresses how to perceive hip hop: Does commercial hip hop harm Black Americans in its focus on and glorification of racist, negative images; or does it primarily represent a reflection of Black experience that mainstream America does not want to face? This examination of literature explores this topic in order to determine a reasonable response to these questions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Evaluation of a Prevention Program

    A 4 page research paper that examines literature on program evaluation and proposes specific evaluation techniques for a student research proposal for creating a prevention program to prevent methamphetamine use among teens. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Plastic Surgery

    A 9 page research paper that discusses plastic surgery. The writer begins by citing statistics that show that more and more people are choosing to have cosmetic plastic surgery and then offers a review of literature that gives an overview of the topic, discussing different types of plastic surgery, as well as cosmetic plastic surgery as a cultural phenomenon, that is, why people choose to have elective surgery. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Can Sustainable Banking Help Stimulate Economic Growth in Sub Sahara Africa - A Literature Review

    This 19 page paper is a literature review looking at the concept of sustainable banking and its potential to be used in the developing world to support economic growth. The review looks at the idea and practice of sustainable banking and the ways in which it may benefit an under developed economy, with a focus on Sub-Sarah Africa. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Early Childhood Educational Instruction

    A 5 page research paper that contrasts direct/didactic instruction with developmentally appropriate instruction at the preschool level of early childhood education. This examination of research and literature demonstrates that most experts in early childhood education do not favor direct instruction, but rather support instruction that is developmentally appropriate. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • English-Language Learners

    This 15 page paper begins by presenting information about a particular school in terms of English-language learners' achievement and concerns expressed by teachers regarding their own ability to teach ELL students. The literature review considers many aspects of ELL instruction, including academic progress, literacy progress, and strategies that could help increase achievement and literacy, including the involvement of parents. The last section offers a critical analysis of the problem in outline form. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Literature Review to Identify Gap in Research of E-Learning Will Use in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    There is a great potential for benefits from e-learning for training and development in small to medium-sized enterprises. This 10 page paper considers the barriers that may be in place for effective use of e-learning by small to medium-size enterprises. The paper conducts a literature review concerning use of e-learning in order to identify potential gap in the research and then considers a viable research question it may be utilized to help SMEs overcome the barriers which exist. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Children And Literature: Learning About Themselves In A Book

    3 pages in length. For children, the opportunity to learn about themselves in the context of culture and the surrounding world appears in a number of different ways: parents, family, teachers and clergy all work together to create a solid sense of self for the child. However, literature plays a critical role in how a child perceives himself as the characters play out in a particular story. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Social Work, Sexuality, and Gender

    The concept of cultural diversity can be defined as the expansion of cultural perspectives based on the integration of more than one social, economic and physical culture. This 5 page paper provides an overview of this issue and relates it to the current literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Adolescent Girls' Sexuality and the Impact of Divorce

    This 5 page paper looks at study questions and a hypothesis regarding the effects of parental divorce on girls. Relevant literature is reviewed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • English Language Instruction and Computers

    This 4 page paper is a dissertation plan to examine how and why computer teaching is able to help students learning English. The paper presents the reasons for the research, the research question, undertakes a brief literature review and states how the research will be useful for others in the future. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Using Literature to Teach Vocabulary

    11 pages in length. The writer addresses several issues in relation to elementary vocabulary instruction, including the relationship between vocabulary and comprehension; the goals of vocabulary instruction; guidelines/principles for vocabulary instruction; words that should be taught; classroom strategies; how to teach students to acquire words independently; records and logs for keeping new vocabulary words; characteristics of vocabulary development in whole language classroom; and characteristics of vocabulary development in literature-based programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Learning Theory Applied to a Government Department

    This 11 page paper considers the concept of organizational learning and applies it to the UK's Inland Revenue service, now part of HM Revenue and Customs department. The paper started introduction, undertakes a literature review looking at the concept of organizational learning and then applies these ideas to the strategy undertaken by the Inland Revenue. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing

    A 10 page research paper that examines the topic of high-stakes, standardized testing, which was implemented by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The writer looks the effect of such testing on teaching practices and the teaching profession in general. This literature review reveals that educators have found the effect of this testing to be highly detrimental to the goals of good teaching practice. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Resistance, Subculture, and Hip Hop

    A 4 page research paper on hip op. This examination of hip hop seeks to answer to basic questions on this music sub-genre. First of all, do the fans of hip hop constitute a subculture? Secondly, does this form of music in the early twenty-first century still offer modes of resistance to capitalism, such as those that have been identified in relation to punk? The following literature examination shows that the answer to both questions is definitely "yes, it does." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Theology of Biblical Leadership

    A 4 page research paper/essay that draws on literature in order to discuss what constitutes a theology of biblical leadership. This examination of what scripture indicates pertaining to the theology of biblical leadership shows that this leadership model is similar to, but also distinctly different from secular models. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Technology and Learning Systems

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a review of literature on learning systems, motivation and adult learning, including a section on the use of technology, for informing instructional strategies for library specialists. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Twenty First Century Cultural Artifacts and Ideologies

    This 4 page paper justifies the author’s choices for literature, film, art, music, and toys to include in a time capsule. The author argues that our culture has morally disintegrated and chooses objects that illustrate that disintegration. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • TV Violence and Women

    A 9 page research paper that examines the literature on television's portrayal of violence against women. The writer argues that many television shows provide a normalizing effect on the perception of violence, portraying such violence as the cultural norm. Violence in music videos, Jerry Springer, and soap operas is highlighted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Music as a Nursing Intervention

    A 3 page research paper offers a brief literature review, which summarizes and compares five nursing studies that addressed the use of music in regards to reducing anxiety and/or pain associated with medical procedures. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Teaching the Bible’s Stories to Young Children

    A 10 page research paper that examines two aspects of Christian religious training. The first section of this reports examines literature on how young children in the current era perceive and understand the image of God in relation to Bible stories. Specifically this section examines how the image of God is perceived by the preschool child. The second section explores the application of principles discussed in the first section and this illustrates how consideration of age-appropriate material can greatly enhance the edification and develop of spirituality. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature Review of Depression and Sexual Abuse

    This essay offers a literature review about recent studies conducted that tie together sexual abuse and depression. Journals from 1999 and 2000 were studied in this paper. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Adolescent Girls' Sexuality and the Impact of Divorce

    This 5 page paper looks at study questions and a hypothesis regarding the effects of parental divorce on girls. Relevant literature is reviewed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literary Self Determination in Women and Sexuality

    A 9 page paper showing the connection between these two issues, as demonstrated in the works of Aristophanes, Plato, Dante, and Shakespeare (Lysistrata, The Apology, The Inferno, and The Tempest, respectively). The paper asserts that Western literature first mocked or dismissed the sexual expression of female self-determination, later turned it into a sin, and finally transformed it into a social gaffe, but until recently still continued to maintain that its suppression was not wrong. Bibliography lists five sources.

  • Theology and Psychology Integration

    A 10 page research essay discussing the how and why psychology and theology, or religion, should be integrated. Beginning with some statements and citations about the integration of science and religion, or theology, and moving into specific examples of the integration of religion and psychology, the writer offers evidence from the literature to support the premise these two should be integrated. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Elderly Sexuality: Gender Differences

    A 3 page discussion of the importance of sexuality among older adults. This paper defines the term “elderly” and explores the literature for insight on gender differences in elderly sexuality. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Fundamental Theories/Nursing Faculty Shortage

    A 15 page research paper that looks at the nursing faculty shortage and relates this to a literature review which examines scholarly sources that pertain to fundamental theories that affect nursing leadership. While responsible leadership is necessary to the success of any industry, Spinelli stipulates that "Leadership in the healthcare environment today is essential and mandated if our healthcare system is to survive" (Spinelli, 2006, p. 11). The writer examines macroeconomic theory (supply and demand), transformational leadership, servant leadership, situational leadership and role theory. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Neuman Systems Model

    A 12 page research paper that examines this model. Nursing theorist Betty Neuman’s Systems Model Theory is one of the most widely utilized model of nursing being used today. This critique of Neuman’s model draws on literature in order to offer an extensive overview of its theoretical structure and its subsequent utility in regards to nursing practice, education, research and administration. This evaluation will also consider pluralism, ethical considerations and gender bias, as well as strengths and weaknesses, when discussing Neuman’s model in regards to achieving nursing goals. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Psychological, Biological, and Social Science Obstacles in Understanding Bisexuality

    In six pages this paper addresses the past and present confusion that exists within scientific, psychiatric, and social literature which impacts the acceptances of bisexuality by society. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Humor and Psychology

    An 8 page research paper that investigates the nature of humor and laughter. The writer looks at the sociological functions that humor performs in human society by reviewing the literature on this topic, looking at both past and present studies and theories regarding how humor is integrated into society at the family, work and social level. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Agency & Traveling RNs

    A 6 page research paper that addresses the issues and ramifications of using agency and travel nurses in order to address nursing staff shortages. This examination of literature looks specifically at the use of agency and travel nurses, the benefits and drawbacks of this solution to nursing staff shortages, in order to formulate policy suggestions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Gothic Movement in Literature

    A 7 page paper which examines the Gothic movement in literature as seen in the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Age and Opinions on Illegal Immigration: A Review of Literature

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of a review of literature on illegal immigration and the impact that age plays. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Medicaid and Abortions; A Literature Review

    This 3 page paper is a literature review looking at the social attitudes towards the provision of abortion through the Medicaid system. The paper focuses on Australia, but many points raised are universal. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Literature of the Renaissance and the Works of Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon, and John Milton

    In six pages this paper examines Renaissance literature and discusses how these authors and their writings reflect this period and genre. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Starting A Self-Help Group: Literature Review

    6 pages in length. The writer provides a literature review that illustrates how establishing a self-help group is a valuable asset for those who want to quit smoking. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Children And Literature: Learning About Themselves In A Book

    3 pages in length. For children, the opportunity to learn about themselves in the context of culture and the surrounding world appears in a number of different ways: parents, family, teachers and clergy all work together to create a solid sense of self for the child. However, literature plays a critical role in how a child perceives himself as the characters play out in a particular story. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Diabetic Education for Continuing Education for Nurses Exploring Perceptions of Health Care Management Compared to Published Standards of Care Among a Rural Population Experiencing Diabetes: A Review of Literature

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of elements of a review of literature on the subject of diabetes education and adherence to health care management principles and standards of care. Bibliography lists 5 sources

  • Derrida, Literature and “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

    This 10 page paper examines Derrida’s theory of literature and whether or not it is useful in teaching the subject; it also touches on how it might be applied to Shakespeare’s wonderful comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Treatment of Women in Literature

    This 5 page paper looks at the way the representation of women has evolved throughout literature, from “Frankenstein” in 1818 to “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” published in 2005. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review for Increasing Parental Involvement in Special Education

    A 3 page paper providing the literature review section of an action research project focused on increasing parental involvement in special education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Character of Mordred in Literature

    This paper consists of five pages and discusses how the character of Mordred has appeared throughout literature with the emphasis being on how he is portrayed by T.H. White in The Once and Future King. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Outsourcing by American Firms; A Literature Review on the Political and Economic Issues

    This 6 page paper is a literature review looking at the political and economic issues that arise where outsourcing takes place within the United States. The impact on companies and their employees as well as the theory of comparative advantage discussed. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • United Kingdom's System of Criminal Justice and Mental Illness

    This 10 page paper looks at the way the mentally ill are treated in the UK criminal justices system. The paper is a literature review for a larger study and includes the definition of mental illness, occurrence and type of mental disorders and the treatment of the mentally ill offenders under the law. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • English Language Instruction and Computers

    This 4 page paper is a dissertation plan to examine how and why computer teaching is able to help students learning English. The paper presents the reasons for the research, the research question, undertakes a brief literature review and states how the research will be useful for others in the future. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Leadership and the American Express Company

    A 4 page research paper that discusses leadership at American Express in terms of leadership theory drawn from the latest literature. The writer argues that American Express International is a company that is following the new paradigm toward leadership, as this company's practice draws on the latest ideas in leadership theory. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • King Leopold and the Congo

    This 5 page paper provides bulleted information about literature on King Leopold and the destruction he had done in the Congo. This is not written in essay format but is suitable as a study guide on the topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Huge Company Costing Systems

    A 9 page paper examining production costs at Huge Company and developing an alternative costing system that better reflects the true costs of operation according to job type and machine type. The paper calculates costs under the existing system and then under the proposed alternative system, concluding with a literature-based discussion of how Huge Company can use the resulting information to perform with greater efficiency and profitability. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Marital Satisfaction and the Effects of Premarital Counseling

    This 45 page paper provides an overview of the first two chapters of a study on premarital counseling and the impact on marital satisfaction. This paper provides chapter 1, the introduction, and chapter 2, the review of literature. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • The Nursing Issue of Drug and Alcohol Abuse among Nurses

    A 6 page paper discussing the issue of chemical dependency among nurses and how other nurses and nurse managers should respond. The paper provides a literature review of sources after 2002; a discussion of management theory; and practical advice for how coworkers and nurse managers should proceed when they suspect chemical dependency. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Paula G. Allen's Spider Woman's Granddaughters and Gordon Henry Jr.'s Light People

    A 7 page book review that addresses Gordon Henry Jr.'s Light People and Paula G. Allen's short story collection Spider Woman's Granddaughters. These works represent literature written in the traditions of Native America. While distinctly different, examination of these two texts reveals that they share commonality that speaks eloquently of the richness and diversity of Native American culture. No additional sources cited.

  • Type I Diabetes and Stress Effects

    A 10 page research paper that proposes the framework for a hypothetical research study and includes an extensive literature review on the effects of stress on type 1 diabetics. The writer proposes that the effects of stress, both physiological and on behavior, should be examined in regards to adolescents with this disease. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Karen B. Strier's 'Primate Behavioral Ecology From Ethnography to Ethology and Back'

    An 8 page review of an article published in the March, 2003 edition of the "American Anthropologist" by author Karen B. Strier. The article's focus is delineated and the content criticized both in relation to the work her literature review encompasses and to work that it does not encompass. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Causes and Effects of Child Abuse

    A 5 page overview of the many causes and impacts of child abuse. The author provides a review of the professional literature on the topic. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Gravitational Force and Mass

    A 5 page exploration of the hypothesis that " The mass of an object has no effect on the acceleration of a falling object". The author explores this hypothesis in relation to Newton's Constant for Gravitational force and pulls projects from the literature to illustrate that relationship. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Women's Mental Health/Depression

    An 11 page research paper that offers discusses depression and women, offering an analysis of literature that examines both physical and social issues associated with women and depression and then discusses implications for nursing practice. Paper includes 10 pages of text and 1 appendix. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Life and Works of William Faulkner

    This 7 page paper examines Faulkner's works to see if they are autobiographical; in addition, it considers his major themes, his contribution to literature and his style. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Preventing Medication Error Change Project

    A 4 page research paper that discusses a problematic area in many practice clinical settings--medication errors. The writer offers suggestions found in nursing literature for improving this problem. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing

    A 10 page research paper that examines the topic of high-stakes, standardized testing, which was implemented by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The writer looks the effect of such testing on teaching practices and the teaching profession in general. This literature review reveals that educators have found the effect of this testing to be highly detrimental to the goals of good teaching practice. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Use of Restraints in Healthcare

    A 14 page examination of the use of restraints in healthcare. The writer introduces the topics and discusses its ramifications for nursing, then offers a literature review and considerations for practice before discussing conclusions. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Article Critique/Learning to Nurse Children

    A 10 page article critique which summarizes and analyzes a study conducted by Coetzee (2004) entitled "Learning to nurse children: towards a model for nursing students." The writer discusses each section of the study and compares it to other literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Improving High School Graduation Rates for Texas Minorities in the Presence of Exit-Level Testing

    A 19 page review of the numerous factors that interrelate to result in a high Mexican American drop out rate. The author reviews these factors in relation to the standardized exit test that is now required by law for Texas to issue high school diplomas. Includes a brief Methods section for the literature search that was conducted. Bibliography lists 24 sources.

  • Emotional Intelligence in the High Technology Workplace

    A 12 page overview of the concept of emotional intelligence. The author traces the concept through the literature asserting that, while the term has been only recently coined, the importance of interpersonal relations in business success has been recognized practically since the beginning of business. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • The Under Representation Ethnic Minority Students in College Attendance Figures

    This 14 page paper considers two hypotheses; Members of ethnic minorities are less likely to attend colleges for post compulsory education and counties with higher than average ethnic minority populations are more likely a lower proportional number of college degrees than countries where there is an average or lower than average ethnic population. The paper starts by explaining the hypotheses, then conducts a short literature review, presents an annotated bibliography and then conducts two statistical tests, one for each hypothesis, to test if they are correct. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Alan Hodge and Robert Graves' The Long Weekend

    A 4 page analysis of the themes of sports, nudism, and literature in “The Long Weekend” by Alan Hodge and Robert Graves. No additional sources cited.

  • Sainsbury, Competition, and UK Supermarket Industry Loyalty

    This 30 page paper looks at the way loyalty is gained and retained by supermarkets in the UK grocery sector with the aim of helping J Sainsbury gain market share. The paper presents a literature review looking at loyalty schemes including a section that consider how and why Tesco has been able to gain higher levels of loyalty than other supermarkets. The paper then presents some potential primary research identifying the way loyalty is maintained. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Integrated Technology and Teacher Staff Development Program

    This 7 page paper provides an overview of a plan to assist teachers in applying technology in their classroom. This plan is a staff development plan with a rationale based in the current literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Analysis of Six Museum Works of Art

    A paper which looks at six museum pieces, representing different branches of art, architecture and literature, and considers their importance both at the time of their creation and in relation to other cultures and time-periods. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Military Operations and IT

    A 12 page paper. Information technology systems have not only changed the corporate world, they have changed the defense and military worlds. This paper is a literature review of articles addressing the issue of information warfare, changing military operations, the need for information by military commanders, the risk and vulnerability of information systems. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Retention in Nursing and the Role of a Nursing Manager

    A 12 page research paper that discusses this topic in relation to the nursing shortage. The writer offers a literature review of studies that focus on the nursing manager's role in nurse retention and then offers a plan of action that is formulated on the Three-Component Model of Occupational Commitment. Discussion and conclusions are also addressed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Online Learning and Teaching

    A 4 page research paper that investigates this topic. Online learning encompasses the possibility of bringing about a revolution in delivery of higher education. However, along with benefits, online education also brings concerns. Literature addressing online education discusses concerns about instructional strategies and best practices in online teaching, as well as advantages, disadvantages, and how online learning compares with traditional classroom instruction. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Elementary Schools, Mathematics Achievement, and Technology

    A 10 page paper. This is the literature review for a study that will investigate the impact of technology on math achievement of ELL students. The review discusses the effects of technology on achievement and reports studies that emphasized math achievement. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Eyewitness Testimony Admissibility

    A 10 page research paper that discusses the reliability of eyewitness testimony. The writer offers a literature review of eyewitness and memory research that indicates that eyewitness testimony is not as reliable as it has been traditionally viewed in US jurisprudence. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literary Considerations of Greed

    This 5 page paper looks at Willy Loman of Miller's Death of a Salesman and Milkman in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon to explain how these characters are driven by greed. The characters are compared and contrasted. The subject of greed and the American Dream are explored as thematic elements of these works. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature's Classic Adventure

    This 5 page paper supports the thesis that adventure is included in many works because human beings thrive on conflict and would not be content with peace. Homer's Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid and Dante's Inferno are examined. The concept of adventure and justifications for inclusion are explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • An Overview of Apocalyptic Literature

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the history of the theories that predict the end times, focusing on how religion uses it to control its people. How the elite used the theories to control the social order during the high middle ages is explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature of the Late Eighteenth Century and Humanism

    A 7 page research paper that examines the way the themes of nature and humanism in late 18th century and how this reflects a natural progression from earlier eras. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Propaganda and Literature Relating to British Imperialism

    The literature of Imperialist England included themes based on social Darwinism, the crisis of faith, imperialism, poverty and progress. This 7 page paper explores the issues in Milton's Paradise Lost; Behn's Oroonoko and Swift's Gulliver's Travels that pertain to the cultural context of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature and Human Relationships

    This 5 page paper takes The Birds by Aristophanes, four Woody Allen films, and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and finds common ground. Human relationships are the focus of this paper that highlights the use of comedy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Classical Greek Literature and Women's Tragic Marriages

    A 4 page paper that examines the recurrent theme of woman's tragic condition, especially in the matter of marriage, as presented in the Greek tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. Works discussed are Agamemnon, Tereus, and Medea. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Frank Serpico and Willie Stark

    This 5 page paper compares the real life Frank Serpico and the fictional Willie Stark who appears in All the King's Men. Corruption is the theme as they are compared and contrasted to one another. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • European Enlightenment and Literature

    This 9 page paper explores literature in the eighteenth century in Europe, known as the Age of Enlightenment, an age in which reason and common sense, as demonstrated by the scientific method were put forth as the real remedies of society's ills and 'progress' was seen as a law of human development. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature Review on Custodial Grandparenting

    This 9 page paper evaluates six articles regarding the phenomenon. The trend where grandparents raise their grandchildren is discussed sociologically. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Literature and Free Will

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts Stephen Crane's 'The Open Boat' with Jack London's 'To Build a Fire.' The concept of free will is explored in respect to the characters in these works. The short stories are compared and contrasted. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature, Society, and the Individual

    This 7 page paper explores this theme in light of the following five works: Antigone, Utopia, Brave New World, The War of the Worlds and Herald. Context is discussed as well as applicability in today’s society. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Female Coming of Age as Seen in West Indian Literature

    This 5 page paper contrasts four different books which reflect growing up in the West Indies, and they way in which it impacts on the female characters with four books, those are; Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John. Erna Brodber's Jane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home, Merle Hodge's Crick Crack Monkey and Zee Edgell's Beka Lamb. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Children's Rights Literature Review

    A 25 page paper discussing the twists that the simple term of “children’s rights” can take. A decade ago, the United Nations issued a proclamation stating that all children of the world have the right to expect a life in which they have decent clothing and shelter, and have enough food to sustain life. The proclamation also made rather vague statements regarding their rights to safety and basic human rights as well. It may not have produced results for the children, but did serve to set off heated debates around the world as to any further or hidden meaning that the statements may have been designed to convey. The paper discusses implications of children’s rights in terms of general, legal, civil, “life” and medical issues, including discussions of research that has been done in each. Bibliography lists 24 sources.

  • The Use of Critical Sources in Understanding Works of Shakespeare

    In this 5 page essay, the writer recounts how remarkably important critical sources (i.e., books, articles, etc;) were in helping them to understand various plays of Shakespeare and truly appreciate them. The writer presents what they "got" from plays like Macbeth, Othello, & King Lear on their own, and then to what subtle points other authors helped them open their eyes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Element of Tragedy as Presented in Literature

    In 7 pages, the author presents an argumentative essay in which it is argued that of the two plays, Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman,' and William Shakespeare's 'The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice,' the one that is more tragic is 'Death of a Salesman.' Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Medieval Literature and Common Themes

    This 6 page paper examines three works: Beowulf, The Song of Roland and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Three common elements for the stories are highlighted. One is that each contain elements of fantasy, another is that they all contain a great degree of human suffering, and finally, each of the stories contain characters that exhibit loyalty. No additional sources cited.

  • Feminist Utopian Literature Represented by Women on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy

    A 6 page paper which the concept of utopia from a feminist context, providing insight into the author’s ideology, with a brief background to consider the times in which the novel was written, and a specific consideration of what makes the novel utopian, in terms of content, form and structure. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Literature and Male Cruelty

    This 9 page paper examines Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys and To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf and explores the gender relationships in each. Male cruelty, mental illness and isolation are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Irish Literary Themes in 1916 by Morgan Llywelyn

    A 5 page paper which how the fiction of Morgan Llywelyn examines the conflict between the soul and the body, the destruction wrought by time, and man’s need to find something permanent in the midst of change. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Medical Records Decentralization Literature Review

    5 pages in length. This paper is a review of literature on the topic of decentralization of medical records. Due to the difficulty in accessing health care records when there are different clinics in the same building, many health care facilities have adopted new methods of organizing and recording patient medical records that are more easily accessible.

  • Literary Naturalism

    This 5 page paper looks at the way naturalism is used as a literary style in the works of Sinclair Lewis, Jack London and Frank Norris. The paper starts by considering what we mean by naturalism and then goes on to look at these authors works and styles, noting similarities and differences. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Literature and Women's Social Status

    This 5 page paper examines Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher ' and Hawthorne's 'Rappaccini's Daughter' and discusses the portrayal of women as evil. General trends in society are duly noted. Common themes are explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • James Joyce's Writings and the Concept of Paralysis

    A 5 page paper which discusses how various stories use the idea of paralysis. The stories presented for contrast and comparison are 'Araby' 'A Little Cloud' 'The Dead' and 'Eveline,' all of which were written by James Joyce. Bibliography lists 3 additional sources.

  • Feminist Literature's Portrayal of Prejudice and Oppression

    This 11 page paper looks at Zami: A New Spelling Of My Name" By Audre Lorde and the way in which we can see social criticism of different forms of prejudice include gender, race and sexuality. The way this is communicated in the book, and the underlying message are considered by looking at social norms and the way in which, as a reader, we may interpret the book. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Medieval Italian History and Literature

    A 15 page research paper that offers brief (generally 1 page) synopses of essays that deal with Italian medieval society. Then the writer offers a more extended analysis of parts of Patricia Skinner's 2001 text Women in Medieval Italian Society; a brief essay on Dante's Inferno and Otto of Freising's Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa. The underlying theme to the entire paper is how these sources contribute to the study of history. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Education and Literature's Role

    This 5 page paper considers how and why we should use literary as part of a further education curriculum. Using authors such as Mark Twain and Arthur Miller the writer considers the value that can be gained by the student form this type of study. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Differences in Silence in Poetry of the East and West

    A 5 page essay that analyzes the differences between Eastern and Western poetry, using the work of Matsuo Basho for the east and Walt Whitman for the West. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Canadian Literature and Violence

    This 4 page report discusses violence in Canadian literature and how it is expressed by Margaret Atwood in her poetry, Sylvia Fraser in her story of surviving incest, and Marie-Claire Blais’s story of poverty in Quebec. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Women's Literature Contributions of Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street

    This 8 page paper explores the concepts of feminism, poverty, and social structure from the Mexican-American perspective. In it there are discussions of sexual power, double standards, discussions of the Mexican-American condition, and examples of feministic thought. Three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Literature and Evolution Theory

    A 5 page research paper that examines the wide-spread effects of Darwinism on all forms of writing discourse beginning in the nineteenth century. The writer argues that Darwinism affected all branches of writing, from essayists to novelists, with each work reflecting the personal orientation of a particular author, writer or social philosopher. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • French Literature and Nationalism

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts two works in respect to its embrace of nationalism. Nationalism is defined. The thesis of this paper, provided by a student, is that nationalism is overtly expressed throughout both Baron de Marbot and The Storm of Steel through graphic bloody warfare and deep emotional despair. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature and Women of High Society

    This 5 page paper compares and contrasts James's Daisy Miller with the woman in section 11 of Song of Myself. Social status and behavior are discussed along with a variety of thematic elements. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Ancient Greek Literature and Gender Distinctions

    This 5 page paper examines the way in which language was used in ancient time as well as the way that researchers explore gender in ancient greece. Various examples are provided. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • 4 Articles on Employment Security Reviewed

    10 pages in length. The writer discusses four articles pertaining to job security. No additional sources cited.

  • Examples of Classicism And Romanticism in Literature

    3 pages in length. The writer briefly summarizes each period, as well as provides an author for each example. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Term Structure and Vasicek's Theory

    This 14 page paper examines the theory put forward in Vasicek’s 1977 paper “An Equilibrium Characterization of the Term Structure” published in The Journal of Financial Economics. The paper then considers the way the model has been developed and influenced later models. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Modernism and Literature

    A 3 page paper which examines the literary movement of modernism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Influence of Ancient Literature on Dante's Writing

    This 5 page paper examines a variety of influences on Dante, such as The Old Testament and Aristotle's works. Several works by Dante are explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Spinal Tuberculosis Management and Prevention Literature Review

    This 15 page paper delves into the history of the disease, its manifestation and treatment options. Attention is paid to infection control throughout as information about the disease and quality patient care is relayed. The paper concludes that successful treatment is usually in the form of chemotherapy or surgery or a combination of both. Infection control is highlighted and noted as a priority for schools, prisons and hospitals. How infection control efforts, along with treatment options, impacts the patient psychologically is also addressed. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

  • Children's Literary Classic The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

    A 3 page paper which examines if this classic literary work, first published in 1922, still appeals to contemporary children. No additional sources are used.

  • Children's Literature and Authentic Voices

    This 3 page paper discusses whether or not authors who write about their own culture do so with more authenticity than someone who does not share their ethnic background. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review on Nonverbal Communication

    A 5 page discussion of non-verbal communication and its various forms. Notes the importance of non-verbal forms of communication ranging from clothing to artifactual, emphasizing the importance of facial communication. Written to assist the student in the research techniques which can be used to narrow down such a broad field for the purposes of completing a detailed yet concise overview of the subject. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Medieval Literature and Portrayal of Political Issues

    A 7 page paper which examines how two Medieval works offer us an examination of the political structure of the time period. Though the works do not directly discuss politics, they get a great deal of information across to the reader through such political examinations as gender, social class, and the issue of power. The stories examined are "Guigemar" by Marie de France and "Erec and Enide" by Chretien de Troyes. No additional sources cited.

  • Literary Analysis of Existentialism

    A 12 page overview of the literary classification of existentialism. Parallels the major components of this style with the existentialism approach in psychology, an approach which delves into our innermost characteristics to bring us to a comfortable relationship both internally and with those around us. Analyzes “The Innocents Abroad” by Mark Twain, “Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage” by Alfred Lansing, and “Cold Mountain” by Charles Frazier to identify existentialist components and provides a further comparison of the style to the Greek tragedy “The Odyssey” as a reiteration of the common elements which have been at play throughout history, not just in the nineteenth century. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature and Homosexuality

    A 21 page paper which examines E.M. Forster's "Maurice" and Radclyffe Hall's "The Well of Loneliness" as they involve conditions of homosexuality. Bibliography lists 5 additional sources.

  • Critically Reviewing Implications and Effectiveness of the Implementation of the 1996 Welfare Reform Laws by Vocational and Adult Educators

    This 20 page paper provides an overview of welfare reform and the impacts of welfare reform on the vocational and adult education perspectives in the welfare reform era since 1996. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Women with a Victimization History and Drug Abuse Treatment Management

    4 pages in length. The writer discusses potential research strategies, impact of victimization and the 20 most important points to the treatment process. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Truth in Poetry

    A 5 page paper which examines three different things. The paper discusses the phrase “The truth shall set you free” as it relates to specific literature. The paper then discusses the meaning of William Blake’s comment “Prisons are built with stones of Law, Brothels with bricks of Religion,” and lastly the paper discusses a particular poem whose title and author is unknown. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Readings on Family Reunion Theme

    A 5 page paper which examines the theme of family reunions through various readings. The literature discussed or examined is Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use,” Seamus Heaney’s poem “Mid-Term Break,” Kazuo Ishiguro’s “A Family Supper,” Sam Shepard’s play “True West,” and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead’s “Dan Quayle Was Right.” No additional sources cited.

  • Nurses and Violence in the Workplace

    This 18 page report is a literature review of works pertaining to the incidence of workplace violence and its impact on nurses and what measures can be taken into consideration regarding including an educational component in the nursing curriculum to assist nurses in dealing with the problem. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Southern Locations and Their Importance in the Works of William Faulkner

    ( 6 pp) Introduction Faulkner's main concern lies with depicting the historical development of the South, the degeneration of values, the effect of racism and the psychological state of mind of Southerners In apocryphal Yoknapatawpha County, setting for most of his fiction and patterned after his real-life home in Oxford and Lafayette County, Mississippi, Faulkner writes of regional characters who tell of economic and social frustrations. This famous address in American literature is a familiar location to literature students of all ages who encounter it in such stories as Barn Burning, A Rose for Emily, and That Evening Sun. ibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Ancient Literature on the Life's Meaning of Moral Order

    This 7 page report discusses three pieces of ancient literature -- Homer’s Iliad, Sophocles’ Oedipus the King, and Aeschylus’ Agamemnon -- as examples of the relationships that exist between humanity and the gods. Each of the stories demonstrate the fact that the gods are who will determine the outcomes of humans’ lives, regardless of what humans do. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • 1995 Novel Blindness by Jose Saramago

    (5 pp) When the Swedish academy released the Award of Literature in 1998 to Jose Saramgo, they did so with the commendation, 'who with parables sustained by imagination, compassion and irony continually enables us once again to apprehend an elusory reality.' Blindness: a novel continues that tradition, and it is indeed a serious teaching tale that will take your breath away,and once you have returned to the real world will stay with your for a very long time.

  • The Depression of the 1930s and Black American Artists

    (10pp)The Harlem Renaissance watched the flourishing of African American literature, music, dance, art and social commentary in the neighbor- hood newly transformed by the great migration of African Americans to the North during WWI. The renaissance was a time when Black Americans had a chance to demonstrate the creative and intellectual abilities that they possessed. Nightclubs, community centers, cafes, publishing houses and galleries sprang up in Harlem amongst the enormous level of energy and excitement. 'It captured all that the wild young things of the 1920s wanted to be.' Bibliography lists 10 sources. (sources follow)

  • Literature and Analysis of Character, Theme, Symbols, and Setting

    This 11 page report discusses a number of well-known literary works that offer a broad range of styles and concepts relating to the 19th and 20th century literary experience. Authors considered are Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Joyce, William Faulkner, Henrik Ibsen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, poet Elizabeth Bishop and brief references to William Shakespeare’s “Othello” and Robert Burns’ “Red, Red Rose.” Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Adolescent Development and Peer Pressure

    This 11 page paper is a literature review looking at how peer pressure can be seen during adolescence, how it appears and how it influences development. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • CSI Personal Code of Ethics

    An 8 page research paper/essay that draws on sources in order to offer advice to a student regarding crafting a personal code of ethics for crime scene investigations (CSI). This discussion of literature focuses on the need of CSI agents to craft a personal code of ethics that builds on this professional ethical mandate using a major ethical framework as a guide. This example of such a personal code of ethics utilizes the framework provided by Christian Ethics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nestle and Wyeth; Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal to assess the marketing activities of Nestle and Wyeth and their marketing of baby milk formula, especially in the developing world and determine whether or not they are acting ethically. The paper presents the terms of reference, literature review and conceptual model and a methodology as well as a timetable for the completion of the project. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Overview of Police Brutality

    Twelve sources are reviewed in this 11 page paper. In compiling literature on the topic, several variables seem relevant in a discussion on police corruption and brutality. These are loyalty, cynicism, contributory factors of 'police culture' as well as the handling of complaints by officials. Recommendations are made in several of the articles.

  • The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor and Jazz

    A six page paper on Rafi Zabor’s fascinating novel about a bear who plays alto sax. The paper shows how Zabor’s use of a performing bear as a protagonist is an allegory for the traditional position of the black person in the arts; it also describes the strong bond between the jazz and literature. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • Fourth Grade Students' Reading Comprehension Skills Improvement

    A 15 page research study paper that provides an overview of the current literature regarding reading comprehension, teaching techniques and outcomes, and proposes a study of 4th grade students to support the findings. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Procrastination and GPA

    An 8 page (including brief abstract) proposed research study, which discusses the fact that procrastination is a prevalent today on college and university campuses. A review of this literature is offered and then a study design is discussed that would address the correlation between procrastination and grade point average (GPA). A possible method for analyzing the data from this hypothetical study is also briefly outlined and the Pearson correlation statistic is recommended. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Homeless Veterans with PTSD

    A 15 page research paper that discusses this topic. This examination of literature specifically examines the target population homeless veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), what this entails, and the role of the nurse educator in addressing the needs of this population. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literature Review of Emergency Preparedness in Puerto Rico

    This 15-page paper outlines a review of literature in support of an approach for emergency preparedness of Puerto Rico when it comes to natural disasters. The paper also includes natural disaster that occur in Puerto Rico, as well as some recommendations to help spur an emergency management program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • How Children Develop a Sense of Morality

    A 6 page essay/research paper that discusses how children develop a sense of morality. For the most part, literature on the development of a moral sense in childhood and adolescence has bee dominated by the cognitive-developmental perspective espoused by Piaget's theory of moral judgment and Kohlberg's stage theory of moral development (Singer, 1999). The following discussion of how children develop a moral sense, first look specifically at these two theoretical models and then briefly describes the model formulated by James Rest. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Need to Improve School Lunches

    A 10 page research paper that offers a comprehensive overview of the need to improve the quality of school food. Topics examined include the program promoted by Jamie Oliver, the Food to School Program and also the finding of empirical research literature. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review of Incidences of Septic Shock and Sepsis in ICU Patients

    This 15 page paper is a review of literature on the issue of sepsis and septic shock in the Intensive Care Unit. This paper outlines the pathophysiology of sepsis and the factors that lead to septic shock. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Birth Order's Effect on Sibling Rivalry

    This 15 page research paper investigates a sampling of current literature in order to discern what is empirically known about the effect of birth order on sibling rivalry. Conclusions and recommendations are drawn from this information. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Literature Review of Counseling and Confidentiality

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of counseling and confidentiality. A literature review reveals common thinking on the subject. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Skin Cancer Literature Review

    This 20 page paper is a literature review on skin cancer. This paper also includes an assessment of the health problem within rural communities and also discusses the role of nurses in regards to disseminating information. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • The Acquisition of Clipper Windpower by United Technologies

    This 8 page paper examines the acquisition of Clipper Windpower by United Technologies, examining how and why the acquisition took place in looking at some of the motivations which may have supported the decision before looking at how and why the acquisition failed to produce value. The paper starts with an introduction identify key areas study and presents three research questions, and then provide a literature review and discussion. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Money Laundering Detection Through Information Technology

    This 13 page paper discusses aspects of money laundering, and the feasibility and methodology of a research project based on trying to discover the best IT techniques for detecting money laundering; it includes a literature review. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Investigation to Assess the Impact of Downsizing on Employee Motivation

    This 28 page is written in the style of a dissertation. The paper investigates the way in which downsizing will impact on employees that survive in order to assess strategies which may be used to maintain or increase employee motivation levels. The paper presents an introduction, justification for the study, methodology, literature review and simulated primary research results. The primary research in the paper focuses on downsizing in the UK. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Multiple Intelligences & Gifted Students

    A 9 page research paper that examines literature, which focuses on the theory of multiple intelligences and gifted students in order to ascertain the issues associated with the need to identify giftedness via a broader template than the one offered by traditional testing, such as the paradigm offered in the concept of multiple intelligences. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • How Does Organisational Culture Affect A Managers Ability To Motivate Staff Through Non-Financial Rewards And Incentives?

    This 47 page paper looks at how organisational culture can impact on the way staff are motivated though non financial rewards and incentives. The paper presents an introduction, literature review and methodology along with simulated primary research looking at how culture impacts on what types of rewards and incentives are offered, how they are perceived by the employees. The research includes observational research and the use of a survey. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Do Starbucks Gain Commitment from their Staff?

    This 22 page paper examines the concept of employee commitment, what it is and how it is achieved, and supplies the theoretical basis of the first page of the paper, which is an in-depth literature review, to a case study. The case study is Starbucks, with examination of the different types of rewards and motivation factors that are in place for the staff, and a consideration of the way in which these HRM strategies may result in committed employees. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Outsourcing by American Firms; A Literature Review on the Political and Economic Issues

    This 6 page paper is a literature review looking at the political and economic issues that arise where outsourcing takes place within the United States. The impact on companies and their employees as well as the theory of comparative advantage discussed. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Panic Disorder Sufferers and Cognitive Behavior Disorder Effectiveness Experimental Research Design

    This 5 page report briefly discusses the effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy in treating people with a panic disorder. It is structured as a literature review and offers suggestions for a study design to determine that measure of effectiveness. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Review of Literature on Biting Nails

    This 3 page paper reviews literature pertinent to the study of the disorder of nail biting. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Technology Effects on Education

    A 6 page research paper that examines technology's integration into classroom instruction and its effect of student achievement. This discussion looks at the strengths and weaknesses in the available research literature, as well as what research says about teacher training in technology use and its effect on student achievement. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Child Development and the Theories of Jean Piaget

    A 5 page research paper that examines the childhood cognitive development theory of Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget. Piaget showed conclusively what parents have always known, which is that children do not think in the same manner as adults. His studies on the origin and nature of childhood cognitive development profoundly impacted both childcare and educational practice. This examination of recent literature on Piaget's theoretical perspective demonstrates that his work is still greatly influencing thought on childhood development. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Seventeenth Century 'Old English' Literature

    A 20 pages research paper that answers questions on English literature from Beowulf to Gulliver's Travels. Works discussed include Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Utopia, the Metaphysical Poets, and King Lear. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Culinary Arts and Customer Service

    This 7 page paper looks at the topic by reviewing literature and then analyzing the issue. Many suggestions are made for improving customer service in businesses related to culinary arts. Attention is paid to restaurant management. Total Quality Management is briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Biometric Technology & Identity Theft

    A 10 research paper that discusses biometric technology and how it can be used to protect against identity theft. This literature review explores a possible solution to curbing the incidence of identity theft—the field of biometric technology. Biometric solutions to security are explored with emphasis on fingerprint scanners as the best available solution. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Lung Cancer in Men and Pain Management Through Narcotics

    A 12 page research paper that proposes a hypothetical research study that would investigate the perceptions of male lung cancer patients regarding the efficacy of narcotic pain management. A literature review discusses the need for effective pain management with cancer patients, as well as the administration of opioid medications for pain. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Mentally-Disabled Young Adults, STIs Education

    A 10 page research paper that describes a proposed comprehensive sex education program for residents of St. Dominic's Home who have intellectual disabilities. The paper includes program background, literature review, goals and objectives, evaluation model design, evaluation methods, data analysis and reporting, economic evaluation, ethical, equity and leadership considerations and implementing and monitoring strategies. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Literacy Standards Within Nursing Education Programs

    A 7 page research paper. In nursing, as with other healthcare professions, it is imperative to the standards of a professionalism that nurses make learning a continuing priority throughout their careers. In order to accomplish this goal, specific literacy skills are required. Nursing personnel should cultivate critical thinking skills, computer literacy, information literacy, and literacy in nursing informatics. This examination of these topics focuses on the available literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Important Issues in Project Management

    This 14 page paper looks at the topic of project management and considers what types of subjects would need to be examined before producing a project plan. The paper takes the format of a research proposal complete with research questions literature review and Gantt chart for scheduling the writing of the project plan. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Review of "Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin and the Free Androgen Index Are Related to Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Multiethnic Premenopausal and Perimenopausal Women Enrolled in the Study of Women Across the Nation (SWAN)"

    A 5 page paper critiquing a research article for form and validity. The article can be said to have weaknesses in form in that it does not include a literature review and does not define the terms it uses. It still is a highly useful study that can inform patient care, however, particularly the care of peri- and postmenopausal women at risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Breast Cancer Research & Ethics

    A 6 page research paper that examines ethical conflicts in research, focusing specifically problematic areas that have arisen in breast cancer research. A literature review is offered and then discussion addresses such issues as what this information reveals about various ethical conflict in research, such as patient consent, benefits to patients and society, therapeutic research, etc. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Explaining the Stroop Effect Phenomenon

    An 8 page investigation of the Stroop phenomena, that phenomena involving certain peculiarities in serial verbal reactions. The author explores the original literature investigating this phenomena and provides contemporary evidence as to why it occurs. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • PRINT REFERENCES AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS AMONG CHILDREN: LITERATURE REVIEW

    This 3-page paper provides a literature review about research conducted on print references and early reading among young children with language disorders. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nursing Leadership, Advocacy & Responsibilities

    A 7 page research paper that discusses nursing leadership. Superlative nursing leadership translates into staff nurses feeling empowered to do deliver a high level of patient care. When nurses are trained in leadership concepts they feel better prepared to be advocates for their patients and challenge the authoritarian status quo. This examination of literature considers the importance of nursing leadership and the ramifications of leadership and its challenges that student nurses face after graduation in today’s healthcare environment. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Leadership - Goleman as the Basis of New Model

    This 17 page paper looks at different leadership theories, with a focus on the ideas of Goleman in order to assess the commonalities and the way a new model of leadership may be created. The paper includes an introduction, problem statement, literature review and presentation of a new management model. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Differences Between Leadership and Management

    An 8 page paper that discusses the differences between management and leadership. This is a topic that has been discussed at length in the literature. The paper also discusses leadership and management at Bank of America. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Job Reductions - A Review of Related Literature

    This 15 page paper looks at the issues which will need to be considered by a firm that is facing problems and needs to reduce jobs, including outsourcing and downsizing at the same time as increasing efficiency. The paper is a literature review on relevant areas, including dealing with downsizing, using flexible job practices and dealing with the unions. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Organizational Change and Leadership

    This 16 page paper provides a hypothetical case study for analysis. When a section head must fire one of six employees, she vies for a safe political option, but not one that helps the organization. The case study is presented and analyzed after a review of the literature on the subject of management, leadership and change in organizations is conducted. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Evaluating Work Teams

    This 7 page paper uses a case study as a springboard for discussion. The case study is evaluated in respect to the use of work teams. Literature is used to relay theory. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review on Sexual Orientation and Risk of Suicide

    This 7 page paper looks at several studies on suicide as it respects sexual orientation. Literature on the subject is presented and Durkheim's findings on suicide are briefly introduced as a springboard for discussion. Statistics are provided. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Communication Management Between Doctors & Nurses

    A 5 page research paper, which includes a one-half page abstract, that pertains to doctor-nurse and nurse-to-nurse communication. The writer begins by recording the observations of the student researching this topic during a week-long rotation at a Pennsylvania hospital. The writer then relates these observations to literature and offers recommendations. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Sexual Culture of the West and Christianity's Impact

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of the topic and relates it to the findings in the current literature. The role of women, the understanding of marital relationships and even the value placed on men and women have been based on Christian belief systems and the integration of religious values into the dominant culture. The sexual identities and sexual beliefs, then, in the modern era can be traced to historical elements influenced by Christianity. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Langston Hughes/Critical Response to 2 Poems

    A 9 page research paper that discusses 2 poems by Langston Hughes (1902-1967), who has been termed the “Shakespeare of Harlem,” as he is credited with some of the finest poetry to emerge from that “great flowering of African-American literature known as the Harlem Renaissance” (Sundquist 55). Two of his poems, “Harlem,” which is also known under the title “Dream Deferred,” and “I, Too, Sing America” exemplify the radical protest spirit that characterizes a great deal of Hughes’ verse. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Literature Review on US History and Unionism

    This paper examines the literature available about unionism and the United States. In addition, the paper offers brief topics about unions including history of American unions, trends that unions face today, and how management and unions are trying to get along. Bibliography lists 20+ sources.

  • Apocalyptic Literature

    This 9 page paper compares and contrasts old and new apocalyptic literature. The bible is discussed along