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THE RISE OF THE NOVEL

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss "The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding," written by Ian Watt.

THE RISE OF THE NOVEL

The novel is in nothing so characteristic of our culture as in the way that it reflects this characteristic orientation of modern thought" (Watt 22). This is how Watt . . . .

CASE ANALYSIS FOR STARBUCKS

I. SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS

A. ENVIRONMENT

Important environmental factors relating to a firm include economic, cultural and social values, current values and trends, political and legal factors, and environmental threats or opportunities. These elements may impact or otherwise threaten a firm's success or opportunities for improving a firm's . . . .

LITERATURE REVIEW

In the article, Metacognition and Effective Study Strategies Among African-American College and University Students, Bernadette Nwafor discusses the fact that many African-American students have trouble with basic concentration and retention skills and how the implementation of various study techniques could enhance student concentration. Nwarfor purports that those . . . .

Personality: Permanent?

It has been a long controversy about how nature and nurture imply to personality traits and human behavior. Nature means that genetic factor and the system of organs control the personality, while nurture means the personality is a result of conditioned circumstances where a person is brought up. It includes the personality of other people, like family, includes . . . .

Greyhound

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Greyhound is part of the travel services industry, providing intercity travel within the United States as well as travel packages and mail services. The environment that Greyhound operates in his been effected by the events of September 11. The safety concerns, the decline in air travel and the decline in international travel creates opportunities for . . . .

CHILD ABUSE

I. INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is one of the most dangerous and serious problems confronting society, perhaps because of the helplessness and innocence of the victims. What is particularly bothersome about child abuse is that it occurs in all income, racial, religious, and ethnic groups and in urban and rural communities. Likewise, there is no uniform definition of what . . . .

TOYOTA'S PRIUS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

With the increased level of awareness of the environment, automotive car manufacturers vie on the viability of selling environmentally hybrid cars. Leading this group are Honda and Toyota. The following is a market analysis of the position of Toyota's Prius. It analyzes the following factors:

Situation of the firm in the market

The . . . .

Environmental Themes in Grapes of Wrath

This essay reviews environmental themes from the following five books: Dust Bowl by Donald Worster, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Killing Mr. Watson by Peter Matthiessen, and River of Lakes by Bill Belleville. This paper discusses the role that culture has played in environmental . . . .

The Powerful Stakeholder Policy to Prevent Industrial Environmental Impact

Friedman's stakeholder theory emphasizes the critical function of stakeholders in determining company's goals and responsibilities. Responsibility in a corporation is stated as individual role of each employee and manager to act and report to the upper level and finally to the decision-making boards.

As . . . .

Florida's Homeless

Introduction and Demographics

Causes

Resources -Federal, State, Local

Needs

Closing

Florida's Homeless

The state of Florida is faced with a serious crisis in which there is no easy solution. The state is currently failing to provide adequate shelter and affordable housing for its rapidly increasing homeless population.

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Integrated Urban Port and Harbor Planning with Environmental Assessment and Coast Guard Facilities

Port planning is a multifaceted project that involves technical, operational, economic, social, and environmental aspects. The projects may range from terminal rehabilitation until altering the whole area into a communal park, involving several different aspects in economic, social, . . . .

Children Could Lose Their Attention on TV Advertisements

Summary

While watching TV, children could create their own imaginary world and totally engrossed in it for a period of time. Recent survey finds out that children watch their favorite program on TV for about four or more hours every day. It is assumed that television has brought hazardous effect on children's attitude, . . . .

comparison of Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males

This paper presents a detailed description and comparison of the Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males. The writer uses examples of similarities and differences to illustrate the point.

TAKING STEPS BACKWARDS

As the world continues to globalize, mankind pats itself on . . . .

History. Records show that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is more than 2,000 years old, although there exist other written records that date back to 3,500 years earlier (Maclean and Shane 1999) and archaeological evidence that suggests it began at least 5,000 years ago. Although called traditional, it actually went through a series of changes and adaptations to various influences, such as . . . .

Hmong (Asian) Culture

When America went to war in Vietnam, there were many victims. Among the most tragic were the Hmong people. Thousands fought and died for the Americans, taking orders and duties that were often the worst in the army, with little or no compensation. (Hmong FAQ: Immigration) When the Americans left, the veterans of their campaign in Laos underwent systematic . . . .

Asthma is a condition of the bronchial tubes characterized by episodes of constriction and increased mucous production. A person with asthma has bronchial tubes that are super sensitive to various stimuli, or triggers, that can produce asthma symptom.

In other words, asthmatics have special sensitivity that causes their lung tissue to react far more than is should to various stimulating . . . .

Write the equations for a macroeconomic model including private, public, and international sectors. Derive the aggregate demand function. List the forces (i.e., factors) which are held constant for each behavioral equation. Select four of these and, for each, explain how a change in the exogenous factor will affect the aggregate demand function. Explain the effect of each change on real income . . . .

racial profiling in Law Enforcement

This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling in Law Enforcement. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the issues that surround racial profiling and discusses the various problems that are encountered. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

Racial profiling is a topic . . . .

Community Oriented Policing

Part A: Introduction:

new and comprehensive strategy against crime: Community Policing:

For the purpose of reducing neighborhood crimes, creating a sense of security and reduce fear of crimes among the citizens and improving the quality of life in the community, the community policing strategy will be proved to be the most effective one. The . . . .

Tourette Syndrome in Children

Introduction - What is Tourette Syndrome?

Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurological disorder generally associated with tics. Tics are defined as either involuntary body movements, or involuntary vocal sounds that are usually repetitive. The occurrence of TS in children is about 1 of every 2000 children, with an increased occurrence in boys . . . .

The Three Paradigms of Spelling Instruction

Introduction

The three paradigms of spelling instruction are presented and compared in the article, 'Three paradigms of spelling instruction in grades 3 to 6' (Taylor-Heald, 1998).

In this article the three paradigms are identified as the traditional, the transitional, and the student-oriented. Each of these paradigms is a model . . . .

MY INTEREST IN THE EXECUTIVE BUSINESS PROGRAM

As the world continues to globalize, education becomes more important than ever before. There was a time when experience and a high school diploma could get someone a position, and with years of dedication and experience they would advance without ever furthering their education. Those days are gone for good. In today's world, higher . . . .

Anorexia Nervosa is defined in the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine as "an eating disorder characterized by unrealistic fear of weight gain, self-starvation, and conspicuous distortion of body image. The fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-IV (1994), defines two subtypes of anorexia nervosa--a restricting type, characterized by strict . . . .

Compare and Contrast Symbolism, Style, Tone, & Setting in "Story of an Hour" & "The Storm" - Chopin

This paper considers symbolism, style, tone, setting, and perspective, demonstrated by comparing works of Kate Chopin, the "Story of an Hour" and "The Storm." Using these stories the writer examines how emotions and events are depicted with the positive and negative impacts of . . . .

RICHARD WRIGHT

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss some of Richard Wright's social themes (e.g., racism) in any one of his short stories. Specifically it will discuss "Black Boy," and "Native Son."

RICHARD WRIGHT

Richard Wright was born in Mississippi in 1908 and died in 1960. During his rather brief lifetime, he completed several . . . .

In the work Half Humankind, Katherine Usher Henderson and Barbara McManus explore writings that deal with much anti-woman rhetoric and stereotypes of the day.

In Jane Anger's Her Protection of Women, women are exalted as being "made of better stuff" than men: "...we allure their hearts to us [...] we woo them with our virtues, as they wed us with vanities..." (http://www.pinn.net/~ . . . .

Recent research about brain development opens up tremendous opportunities to improve education. In some aspects, the education community has embraced this research and used it to develop profoundly different approaches to learning. At the same time, the research conflicts with many systemic practices among school administrators and education policy-makers.

Five significant conclusions . . . .

Feensrta, R.C. "Integration of Trade and Disintegration of Production in the Global Economy." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 12:4, 1998, pp. 31-50.

Article Summary

The article is about globalization and particularly how manufacturing operations are becoming global. The article describes how organizations are increasingly able to move their production processes overseas, with . . . .

WHY CELL PHONE USE SHOULD BE BANNED WHILE DRIVING

I. INTRODUCTION

Cellular telephones are fast becoming an important factor in highway safety. "Cellular phones are becoming increasingly universal, marked by a 1,685% increase in the number of users from 1988 to 1995." (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association). There are many studies currently being made looking into . . . .

Postpartum Depression

Introduction

Postpartum depression appears shortly before to shortly after a woman has given birth. It is more common than commonly believed and can be serious. It can have negative effects on the woman's marriage and in fact on the entire family. Since depression tends to recur, especially when not treated, postpartum depression can be a continuing concern . . . .

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