Research Papers on Western Civilizalation

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Research Papers on Western Civilizalation

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  • Western Warfare Outline

    The writer provides a one-page outline for the upcoming paper on the ineffectiveness of Western warfare methods in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • 1100 to 1250 Western Europe and Processes of Metal Working

    In six pages this paper examines the techniques of metal working that were popular in Western Europe during this time period and examines how enamels and other materials were used. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Ice-Fili and Russia's Ice Cream Market

    A 7 page paper discussing conditions at Russia's leading domestic ice cream producer, Ice-Fili, as of 2002. Russian ice cream is unique in that it is much higher in fat and contains less sugar than Western ice cream, and by 2002 Ice-Fili was facing significant competition from Western companies including Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, Nestlé and Unilever. The paper discusses the Russian market (Russians are devoted to their ice cream) and recommends that Ice-Fili open stores in urban areas. Based on Harvard Case 9-703-516. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Comparing Western Civilization's Marriages of Choice and India's Arranged Marriages

    In a paper consisting of eleven pages the differing Eastern and Western approaches to marriage are examined. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Western Traditions in Dealing with Death

    This essay discusses various views and fears associated with death in Western societies. The author addresses funeral rituals as well as fears associated with death and dying. This three page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Integration of Alternative Medicine with Western Medicine

    In seven pages this paper discusses how alternative medicine has been incorporated into Western medicine in recent years. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eastern and Western Mythology and Women

    In six pages this comparative analysis how Indian and Greek/Roman mythology treated women. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Western Perspectives on the Prophet Muhammad

    In five pages this paper discusses how the West historically perceived the prophet Muhammad. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Western European Impact of the Vikings

    In three pages this paper examines the Vikings' global impacts, particularly upon Western Europe in this assessment of the pros and cons of this impact. There are 2 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Nietzsche's The Collapse of Western Metaphysics in the Areas of Reason, Morality, and Religion and Underground Man of Fyodor Dostoevsky

    In five pages Western metaphysics' collapse as it pertains to Nietzsche and Dostoevsky's works is examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Concept of Spirituality

    In twenty pages the many incarnations of spirituality are examined in this discussion that includes Western Christianity, postmodernism, and mysticism. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Promotion and Marketing of Islamic Banking

    The writer presents a proposal to assess the way that Islamic banks based in western countries can support growth through marketing. The proposal includes the research questions, the reason for the research a literature review and a methodological framework. Fifteen sources are sources in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Realigning Aid to Ethiopia

    A 4 page paper providing recommendation to the British government regarding additional financial aid to Ethiopia. The recommendation for the British government and for the governments of other Western "rich" countries giving aid to Ethiopia is to maintain historic levels of financial assistance, followed with increased financial assistance entrusted to NGOs to administer and use for the good of the Ethiopian people. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Is the Law Based on Morals?

    The writer considers whether there is a general belief that the law in the western world is based on moral values. This is examined by looking at the concepts of natural law and positivism and the work of Dworkin, Devlin, Fuller and Hart. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Complimentary Alternative Medicine

    An 8 page review of the state of knowledge regarding CAM. This paper addresses the question of "whether or not people who use complementary alternative medicine heal better and faster than people who use western medicine exclusively". Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Chinese Banking System

    This 9 page paper examines the structure, regulation and operations of the Chinese banking system, including the types of bank that operate. The banking system is compared to developed western systems and Africa. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Cherokee 'Trail of Tears' and Expansion of the West

    1815 to 1840 Western expansion is the focus of this paper consisting of six pages in which the Trail of Tears march by the Cherokee is discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business under Islamic Law

    This 8 page paper considers the way that Sharia law influences how business in undertaken, The paper first look at the general influences, including different types of firm and areas of business that are prohibited, the second part of the paper looks at the way sukuk (bonds) are used to raise financing and how they are different from western style bonds. The last part discusses the position of sukuk under Sharia law. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Asian Cultures and Business Management

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of research on Asian cultures and business management. This paper looks at the influence of Western culture on Eastern business management strategies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Scott Cook/Colonial Encounters

    A 3 page reaction paper that reviews Scott B. Cook's monograph Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism, which offers a comprehensive overview of the "last and most extensive phase of Western expansionism," which occurred between 1870 and 1914 (Cook xii). The author's stated intention is to "underscore the great variety of colonial experiences," as well as examine the "basic characteristics of imperialism" (Cook xii). This analytical examination of this text indicates that Cook succeeds admirably and achieves this goal. No additional sources cited.

  • Intercultural Communication

    This 9 page paper examines the way that mistakes or misunderstanding may occur in intercultural communication. Using the example of a business meeting between western and Vietnamese business people the paper looks at examples of cultural differences, looking at the cultural barriers that exist and how they may be overcome. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • A Traditional Chinese Medicine Consideation

    In eleven pages the origin, practices, treatments, and rate of success relating to traditional Chinese medicine are discussed and it is also compared to Western medicine in terms of theoretical approaches. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Tradition of Chinese Medicine

    This 5 page paper discusses traditional Chinese medicine and the fact that Western physicians are finally beginning to develop respect for these ancient therapies. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Function and Morphology of Eastern Dragons

    In ten pages this examination of dragons discusses differences between Western and Eastern dragons with consideratons of function and morphology between the two and those that exist among the Eastern variety. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Influence of Culture on Organizational Learning and Business Practice

    The writer looks at the way in which business practices and organizational learning may take place in the Arabic World and the way that this differs from western nations. The writer looks at the concept and practices with a focus on Saudi Arabia discusses the differences in business practices and the way learning organization concepts may be considered within this context. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • The Varied Viewpoints of Hinduism

    This 3 page paper discusses Hinduism and why it seems to encompass so many different religious viewpoints; whether or not these viewpoints have enough in common so that they can be grouped together in the Western category “Hinduism”; and whether Hinduism is a world religion or one belonging exclusively to Asia. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Jerry Mander/The Indian Worldview

    A 4 page essay that summarizes and discusses a chapter from Jerry Mander’s 1991 text In the Absence of the Sacred, which is entitled “Indians are different from Americans.” In this chapter, Mander argues that the worldview of the native or aboriginal peoples of the world—that is, the so-called “Indians,” which is basically a misnomer coined by a lost European—is fundamentally different from the worldview of mainstream culture in industrialized Western society. The discussion of this chapter summarizes Mander’s principal points in making this argument. No additional sources cited.

  • Healthcare Administration Leadership

    A 3 page essay that justifies pursuing a doctorate degree in healthcare administration. Doctorate education in healthcare administration is formulated to aid in the creation of highly motivated, advanced healthcare leaders, who can effectively address the challenges of today's healthcare system, as well as shape effective public policy for the needs of the future (Doctor in HA). The challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system, as well as the healthcare systems in all Western, industrialized societies, are formidable. Effective leadership in healthcare administration is a crucial factor in meeting these challenges. Bibliography lists 2 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.


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