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Globalization

Introduction: We are observing two changes. The extension of democratic governance, and the reformation of economic life through globalization in step with the spread of new technologies. These two trends have aroused reluctance and hindrance. But it is also likely that they can strengthen each other in definite ways. The extension of democracy can encourage economic . . . .

In the play Antigone by Sophocles, Creon brings disaster upon his family because he lacks experience and does not yet know how to rule wisely.

Creon becomes King of Thebes at the beginning of the play because Oedipus' two sons, who were supposed to share the throne by ruling alternate years, had a falling out. Eteocles refused to turn the throne over to his brother Polyneices. . . . .

THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss "The Mysterious Stranger" by Mark Twain. The version often studied in colleges is a heavily edited version of Mark Twain's original writing. This paper will research the differences in the original writing and the edited version, including how his personal tragedies took a toll on Twain's . . . .

pros and cons of a company in New Zealand creating a call center in India

The purpose of this report is to shed light on the issue of call center outsourcing, specifically, the pros and cons of a company in New Zealand creating a call center in India to expand its client roster among companies from English Speaking countries. In this report, I will go over the good points as well as the . . . .

MADAME BOVARY

Summary: This is a paper that outlines the casting and directing style of three directors for the film Madame Bovary. It has sources in MLA format.

INTRODUCTION

Gusteve Flaubert's 1856 novel, Madame Bovary has been a masterpiece in literature during the 19th and 20th century. Flaubert's motive for writing the novel has been to address the pretentious middle . . . .

Evolution of New England Puritan Gravestone Symbols

The evolution of Puritan New England gravestone symbols (e.g., death heads, cherubs, and urn and willows), inscriptions, borders, and finials, styles popular in New England from approximately1620-1820.

By comparing seriation charts from a variety of colonial Puritan cemeteries, one can begin to see that changes in style may be . . . .

Argumentative Essay on corporal punishment is not acceptable in childrearing

Introduction

There is perhaps no more inflammatory a topic within the subject of childrearing than the topic of corporal punishment. This is an issue that people tend to feel very strongly about one way or the other - strength of feeling that is most usually based in moral and ethical beliefs rather than . . . .

The Ebola virus is only one of the potential or real epidemics facing Africa today. AIDs may be the most devastating disease on the continent in terms of number affected, while Ebola is feared as much for the manner of death as for the numbers involved. The public has become aware of Ebola only recently, but the disease was first identified in 1976 when an outbreak in northern Zaire and . . . .

Sexual Addiction results from an abuse of the natural sex drive that each person is born with. The abuse can start at any time in life and then progresses until it becomes a compulsion that the sexually addicted person cannot cope with. The sexual addiction eventually affects every part of the person's life, including self-respect, relationships with family and friends, and finances and career . . . .

Book Review: There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

This true story focusing on Lafayette and Pharaoh Rivers, pre-teen brothers living in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes public housing project, seems too gruesome to be real. The family not only lives in poverty, but Lafayette and Pharaoh, along with their single mother and their siblings, have to struggle each day to keep themselves . . . .

Reflections of Us All

Meridel's novel, The Girl is a story that strikes many chords. A story that makes a statement that can be heard just as loudly today as it was yesterday in 1978 when first written. Clara is a woman that represents all women, the weaker side in a society that preys on just that. The Girl is a woman who represents all us all, too; she is the stronger, more proactive . . . .

When one thinks of great warrior civilizations of antiquity the name "Spartan" invariably arises. Stephen Pressfield in the impressive novel "Gates of Fire" stirringly resurrects these ancient warriors and their society.

Describe the General Storyline of this book.

As the book begins, a captured Spartan squire named Xeones (the sole survivor of the last stand at Thermopylae) is . . . .

The History of Mathematics

Mathematics — the study of numbers, shapes and symbols — is considered remarkable because its various branches can be developed from basic elements that need not be related to anything frame of reference. Most people consider the study of mathematics difficult to grasp because one must confine their thoughts within the boundaries that are defined by rigid . . . .

economic instability and ethnic & religious unrest in Turkey

Introduction

Despite its glorious past and the individual strengths of the different peoples who have been brought together in the modern nation of Turkey, the country is currently faced with a number of problems. Among the most important and daunting challenges currently facing the country are growing ethnic strife . . . .

Ownership of Guns by the Public

I. Background and Thesis

The ownership of guns by the public has been a topic of much needed debate for quite some time. Various organizations and support groups have been in action for the pro-gun and anti-gun views on whether a citizen should be allowed to own and keep a gun on his/her person or on his/her own property. Many of the people who own . . . .

Background and Thesis.

The ownership of guns by the public has been a topic of much needed debates for quite some time now. Various organizations and support groups have been in action for the pro or anti views on whether a citizen should be allowed to own and keep a gun at his person or his property. Many of the people who own guns do so for hunting, self-defense or for their . . . .

Ethics in Scientists' Search for Knowledge through Research

This paper deals with the ethical and moral dilemmas of researchers and scientists when conducting their research on their fellow man. Discussed are certain issues such as blame and responsibility, using key cases such as the Tuskegee Syphilis experiments and the Milgram study: Bibliography cites 11 sources

Ethics in the . . . .

An Assessment of Airports and Their Effects on the Environment

Airports are a necessary part of today's fast-paced global environment. It goes without saying that our world would certainly be a different place without them. Millions depend on them every day to get them to their destinations. However, airports have many negative effects as well, especially to the local environment. . . . .

What did it mean to be Roman in the context of ancient Roman society? On its surface, such a question seems obvious. To be Roman means to be a citizen, of course, to be a part of the great, famously "grand" empire that was Imperial Rome. But in analyzing the particular texts of the Roman period the question of who constituted a citizen in the ancient Roman empire, and of the ways in which the . . . .

The movies Braveheart and Spartacus share numerous similarities, but are also highly distinct. Spartacus and Braveheart are variations on a classic theme: an average man is horribly wronged, and is thus forced to fight for freedom and vengeance against what seem to be almost impossible odds.

The average man who becomes a tragic hero is charismatic, and rallies his loyal supporters . . . .

The movies Spartacus and Braveheart are variations on the classic theme of man's unceasing struggle for freedom. Braveheart and Spartacus share numerous similarities, but are also highly distinct. In both movies, an average man is horribly wronged, and is thus forced to fight for freedom and vengeance against what seem to be almost impossible odds.

The average man who becomes a tragic . . . .

The Role of Women in The Odyssey and Oedipus the King

In both Homer's The Odyssey and Sophocles' Oedipus the King the role of women is subordinate to the central male figures, as was the norm in Greek Society. Women were expected to follow established roles and Sophocles and Homer made sure that they did. Both works are named for the men who are the heroic focus, but both are structured . . . .

Anniversary of NASDAQ

We are looking to this next phase with great excitement as we recently celebrated the 30th

Anniversary of NASDAQ's commencement of operations on February 8, 1971. We are now proceeding with our plans to develop an integrated order display facility - SuperMontage - that will form the backbone of our market as we transform NASDAQ into a national securities . . . .

St. Mark's Basilica - An International Treasure

It's a given fact that countless great cathedrals, monasteries, and other holy places have been built over the ages as a testament to man's devotion to God. In point of even more practical fact, that devotion was often tempered and blended with a generous portion of servitude to one's feudal lord as well, with the unspoken incentive that . . . .

How Free is the Individual Will within Society?"

When the Founding Fathers created the Constitution of the United States, and shortly thereafter the Bill of Rights, they did so with the intention of putting into place a government that would work for the people. Among the tools they felt were of great importance were the Amendments that would permit the people to govern the government . . . .

Kenya: A Case Study in Reform

From its rough beginnings, Kenya has instituted a series of economic reforms in an attempt to raise the condition of the Kenyan people. They are an attempt to bring the Kenyan people out of a state of poverty and repression to one of stability and security about their ability to sustain themselves. Each reform has been better than the last, but they are . . . .

David Herbert Lawrence was born in Eastwood, England in 1885. His father was a miner and his was mother a retired teacher. While young, Lawrence spent much of his time confined to his bed with tuberculosis. In this time he became very close to his mother. His mother was determined that he would not be a miner like his father and encouraged him to study. He won a scholarship to Nottingham High . . . .

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

INTRODUCTION

Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov is one of the most emotionally and intellectually tormented characters in Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. What is most fascinating about Raskolnikov is that he would sometimes act in one manner and then suddenly act in a manner that was completely contradictory. Throughout Crime and Punishment, it is as if . . . .

The Watergate Crisis

The Watergate scandal began with some confidential papers, bungling burglars, a preeminent hotel complex in Washington, D.C., and a trail of fraud leading directly to the Committee to Re-Elect President Richard M. Nixon. The scandal didn't stop at inept White House staffers, but went all the way to the Oval Office and the president himself. Watergate was the . . . .

Hate Radio

In her essay "Hate Radio," Patricia J. Williams comments on the growing trend of "anything goes" talk radio, led by radio personalities who seem determined to anger as many people as possible, and who cater to an audience of people empowered to say almost anything, no matter how prejudiced or ill-informed about other groups of people.

She describes how she first became . . . .

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