Research Papers on Social Work & Counseling

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  • Impact on Language Learning, Global Issues

    This research paper explored organizational websites of intuitions that focus on global issues, such as environmental issues, poverty, food supply and women's rights. The writer investigated six issues and provides brief summations about organizational missions, questions raised, the impact of the issue on language learning, and the writer's personal view on the issue. The paper concludes with a proposal for further exploration of women's rights. Six pages in length, twelve sources are cited.

  • Learned Helplessness and Interdependence Theories

    In ten pages this paper contrasts and compares theories of interdependence and learned helplessness and their impacts upon relationships both short term and long term. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Counselors: Skills And Characteristics

    5 pages in length. Counseling is a profession whereby one must possess myriad skills and characteristics not necessarily required in a number of other occupations. Given the extent to which this area of human services necessitates a greater capacity for empathy, emotional guidance and patience, an individual entering this particular field must already possess these characteristics inasmuch as these innate qualities simply cannot be taught. The skills associated with such inherent characteristics form the basis upon which counselors learn to channel their compassion and guiding abilities through the aspect of therapeutic alliance. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Case of Miss A; Planning with a People Centred Approach

    This 6 page paper is a reflective learning document, looking at an intervention for an adult with mild to moderate learning disabilities. The paper outlines the circumstances and events, the type of intervention based on person centred planning, the outcome, what lessons were learned and considers what could be undertaken differently if similar cases occur. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Argument: Illegal Immigration Has a Negative Effect on the U.S. Economy

    This 8 page paper examines the proposition that illegal immigration has a negative effect on the U.S. economy. It argues that while this population segment has a negative effect in some areas, particularly California, overall the illegal immigrant population has a small positive effect on the economy as a whole. The idea was to argue that illegal immigration’s effect is negative but the evidence does not support that conclusion. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Illegal Immigrants

    A 4 page position paper on illegal immigrants. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Illegal Immigration

    4 pages that look at both sides to illegal immigration. There are 4 sources.

  • Unauthorized Migration to America

    This paper discusses the reasons for illegal migration into America. The paper also reports statistical evidence of the billions of dollars illegal immigrants cost both the state and federal governments. There are seven sources listed in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Drug Problems as a Social Construct

    In four pages this paper examines how drug use and abuse are social constructs and considers such topics as drug testing and media depiction of drugs. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children and Racism's Effects

    In eight pages this research paper assesses the impact of racism on children and discusses such topics as conventional teaching approaches to history, multicultural school curriculums, and conflict resolution. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Learning Theory in '8 Ball Chicks'

    This paper of 5 pages features research on female gangs and the application of social learning theories, specifically considering self-fulfillment, imitation, reinforcement, and secondary reinforcement. The author offers no solutions to the problem of girl gangs but holds society accountable. There is 1 bibliographic source.

  • Debate of Creationism v. Evolution

    In ten pages this research paper examines the ongoing debate and includes such topics as Darwin's theories and the reaction of theologians during the nineteenth century, court cases resulting from evolution teaching such as the Scopes 'Monkey Trial' and evolution's contemporary acceptance. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Learning and Albert Bandura's Determinants Concepts

    In a research paper consisting of five pages Bandura's concepts in terms of antecedent, consequent and reciprocal determinants are explored with examples provided. There is no bibliography included.

  • Law Enforcement and West Texas's Hispanic Community

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses West Texas law enforcement in terms of illegal immigration, the impact of change, and Hispanic communities. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Contemporary West and the Hispanic Community

    The Hispanic community and its role in the modern West is the focus of this paper consisting of twelve pages with illegal immigrants and border patrols among the topics discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mexican Illegal Immigration to the United States

    In five pages this paper examines how public services must assume the burden for illegal immigration increases in an assessment of situational issues. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American Mass Hysteria's Exacerbation of Class Struggles

    In five pages this paper examines how mass hysteria contributes to U.S. class struggles in a consideration of the Communist 'witchhunt' McCarthy hearings of the 1950s and Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Discrimination and Children

    In seven pages the belief that socialization teaches children discrimination is contested through considered research. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Learning How to Drive and the Lessons Learned Along the Way

    In eleven pages this paper discusses the skills and personal development learned in this personal narrative on learning how to drive with the theories of Kolb, Lewin, and Maslow also considered. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Capitalist Model and Union Prosperity

    In eight pages communist and capitalist theories are discussed in an advocacy of capitalism and unionism with suggestions as to how unions can prosper under capitalism presented. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Opposition to Illegal Immigration Arguments

    In four pages this paper presents an argument against the practice of illegal immigration due to the overwhelming impact upon U.S. labor markets, social programs, and judicial systems. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examining the Truth of a Proverb - Children Learn Prejudice, It Is Not Inborn

    This 6 page paper examines the proverb that children are not born with prejudice but learn it. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • The Case for and Against the Decriminalization of Drugs

    The writer examines some of the potential argument that can be put forward in order to support or refute the position that there should be decriminalized and access increased. The writer looks at the way in which decriminalization of drugs can be seen as a relatively recent event, based on what values. Issues such as the link between drugs and criminal behavior, the potential economic impact of decriminalization or legalization and the argument that as a result of drugs being underground treatment is more difficult for addicts in the problem remains hidden. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography this eleven page paper.

  • Lessons Learned in Discrimination

    In a three page paper, the writer looks at instances in which he engaged in discrimination against others. A personal experience is related regarding discriminatory judgments against the wealthy. Paper uses zero sources.

  • Waters (2007), Summary and Outline

    This research paper includes a 1 page summary and a 1 page outline of M.C. Waters' "Immigration, intermarriage and the challenges of measuring racial/ethnic identities." Then, the writer discusses the information, as substantiated by three additional sources. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • How Some Government Mandates are Paid For

    This paper provides a summary of one article by Joyce McKnight entitled "Public Funding of Human Services from the "Poor Laws" until Today." It is enlightening to learn that many of today's programs are similar to those begun centuries and decades ago but with different titles and in some cases, different mandates. Examples are included to demonstrate how programs in the 1700s and 1800s provided the foundation for human service and social welfare programs today. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Exploitation of Child Labor

    11 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the use of child labor in different areas of the world, with a primary focus on the use in the countries of the Third World. This paper considers the role that the government plays in supporting the use of child labor in developing nations and defines the roles that government, companies and the general public have and their impacts on this process.

  • Dormitory Residence Halls and Student Discipline

    In ten pages this paper examines problems of racial discord, sexual orientation, date rape, vandalism, and substance abuse in this consideration of college dormitories and discipline of students. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Homosexual Population and AIDS

    In this paper comprised of six pages the high risk homosexual male population is examined in terms of AIDS frequency with an analysis of data, recommendations, and conclusions presented. There are 5 bibliographic sources listed.

  • Health Insurance Coverage and Middle Class Americans

    In fifteen pages this paper examines how there is an ever growing number of America's middle class that has no medical insurance or health care coverage in a consideration of socioeconomic contributing factors. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Forms of Child Abuse 2

    In five pages various types of child abuse are discussed in terms of statistics, situational assessment, and suggested improvements.

  • What To Do About Corporal Punishment?

    Corporal punishment both in the home and in school is a hotly debated issue nowadays. This paper examines various types of child discipline and concludes that corporal punishment can be safely abandoned. This paper has eleven pages and nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Career Guidance as a Component of Personal Counseling

    13 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the concept of career guidance and career counseling and relates the importance of existing studies in directing the work of modern career guidance counseling professionals. This paper relates both theoretical and historical views on the issues related to this area of study.

  • Children's Behavior and the Influence of Parents

    In seven pages this paper discusses how parents influence child behavior in a consideration of Tamarla Owen's 6 year old son's killing of young Kayla Rolland. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Females With Dependents and Government Assistance vs. Job Opportunities

    In two pages this paper presents 2 hypothetical alternatives focusing on females of lower income who have dependents and how their economic status may be improved either through employment opportunities or government assistance. There are no sources cited.

  • Diffuse Responsibility and Group Behavior

    In five pages a Carol Tavris article is referred to in a consideration of group behavior as establishing the ways in which individuals behave in an argument that this pattern is distinctive. There are no other sources listed.

  • Cheating Explained Through Sociological Concepts

    In five pages this paper uses the sociological concepts of differential association and systems theory to explain cheating as featured in an article. There is no bibliography included.

  • Sexuality According to Constructionist and Essentialist Perspectives

    In six pages this research paper considers sexuality from the debating perspectives of constructionism and essentialism with the conclusion that the most persuasive is the constructionist argument. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Cherokee and Appalachian Native American Cultures

    In nine pages diversity and amazing similarities are noted between these two Native American cultures with particular attention paid to the material culture, patterns of subsistence, and cultural organization of each. There are six sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Tutorial on Clinicians and Child Abuse

    In seven pages this essay discusses the issues that health care personnel and clinicians must consider when treating cases of neglect and child abuse including when the abuse took place, the abuser' profile, and whether the abusive family should have the child returned. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolescent Girls' Sexuality and the Impact of Divorce

    In five pages this paper examines various study questions and reviews pertinent literature on female adolescents and the impact of parents' divorce on them. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sexuality as a Social Construct

    In eight pages this paper examines the social construct of sexuality with ethnicity and class among the topics discussed. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • British Soap Opera Coronation Street and Transsexuality

    In three pages this paper examines the British soap's transsexual character inclusion and what this reflects regarding changing social perceptions. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Effects of Hip Hop

    In six pages this paper examines how society has been affected and influenced by hip hop music. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Married Heterosexuals and Married Homosexuals

    In a paper that contains five pages these marital unions are compared and contrasted revealing that homosexual marriages lack the stability of their heterosexual counterparts. There are two sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Welfare Consumerism and Family Authority

    In a two part paper that consists of four pages first the ways in which UK family authority has changed since the 1950s are examined with discussions of sexual liberation and Foucault and second the welfare consumerism that has increased steadily since the Eighties is considered. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Class, Race, Sexuality, and Identity

    In nine pages gender identity and stereotypes are revealed as underlying sexuality factors in a consideration of identity and the impact of class and race. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Work, Sexuality, and Gender

    In five pages this paper discusses current literature on the topic of social work and cultural concepts associated with gender and sexuality. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Emotional Intelligence and Occupational Success

    This paper examines the concept of emotional intelligence as it relates to personal and occupational success. The author delves into the origins of the term and how emotional intelligence is perceived. This five page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • UK, Work, and Disabilities

    In twenty one pages UK employment and individuals with disabilities are examined with a consideration of statistics, perceptions regarding disability, changes, and the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 and its legal ramifications. Twenty three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Education and Diversity

    A 6 page paper which examines tips for elementary school teachers regarding diversity and the condition of diversity in students. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Vicious Circle of Child Abuse, Juvenile Delinquency, and Future Abuse

    A 6 page discussion of the factors associated with child abuse, delinquency, and the likelihood that an abused child will ultimately become an abuser. The author weaves in the "broken window" theory of James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelly in the argument that we must address child abuse early on if future impacts are to be lessened. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Hip Hop: Past, Present and Future

    A 13 page paper which examines the significance and position of Hip Hop music as it relates to the past, present and future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • How Can Today's Society Solve The Problem Of Discrimination?

    3 pages in length. Discrimination is a multifaceted component of contemporary society that has placed a tremendous black mark upon the character of a nation allegedly inhabited by civilized beings. To dissect the overwhelming presence of discrimination is to find it in virtually every social subgroup, not the least of which includes gender, race, religious, workplace, age, economic, social status, sexual orientation and education. Solving discrimination - a prolific problem that perpetually feeds upon itself - people need only reach back to their roots when multiculturalism reflected a rich and rewarding integration whereby everyone benefited from such an alliance, unlike today where cultural ownership has taken form. Bibliography lists 2 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.

  • Cosmetic Surgery in California

    A 3 page paper which examines the reasons behind people getting cosmetic surgery in California. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Humor, Sexuality and Aging

    This 3 page paper uses two jokes about aging and sexuality to discuss society’s view of these issues, and how humor is used to express that view. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Problems of Adolescence

    This 3 page paper discusses drug abuse, early sexual activity and delinquency, and what parents’ and teens’ response might be to each of these behaviors. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • MUSIC AND ITS IMPACT ON AMERICAN CULTURE

    This 3-page paper discusses how music impacts American culture. The two examples used are hip-hop/rap and disco. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Discussion on Articles 1 - 4; Rights of Children and Health

    This 5 page paper discusses four articles concerning abuse and neglect of children, the right to healthcare, the right to education and child labor. Each article is discussed and progress towards the stated goals is assessed. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Family Corporal Punishment and the Impact It Has on Children

    This 10 page paper considers each of corporal punishment on children within a family environment. The paper spots by defining what is meant by corporal punishments and then goes on to consider the short and long-term consequences to those who suffer from corporal punishment. Issues considered include the physical, psychological and psychosocial results of corporal punishment on individuals, families and society as a home. The paper then goes on to consider some of the approaches which may be adopted in order to avoid the need for parents to use corporal punishment. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Neoliberal, Radical and Transformationalist Approaches to Explain the Way Globalization Impacts on Culture

    There is doubt that globalization is having an impact on culture, especially on the cultural developing countries. The writer utilizes the concepts of globalization as seen from the models of the neoliberal approach, the radical approach and the transformationalist approach. Following a discussion on these frameworks the impact of globalization has had on the culture of areas such as China and India is discussed. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography this ten page paper.

  • Sexuality/Cultural Differences

    This research paper offers a description of recent studies on human sexuality, paying particular attention to the topic of cultural differences. Seven pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • System Dynamics in Gilbert Grape

    This paper offers analysis, from a Living System Theory perspective, of Grape family, as envisioned by Peter Hedges in his novel What's Eating Gilbert Grape. Four pages in length, one source is cited.

  • The Elderly and Driving Behavior

    A gerontological issue that is relevant in today's society involves driving. This paper examines studies on driving as it respects elderly adults. There are fifteen sources listed in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Distracted Driving Interventions

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at distracted driving. Possible interventions are examined by way of a research proposal. Paper uses five sources.

  • Charles Ramsey and the Celebrity Phenomenon

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at Charles Ramsey. The piece takes the form of a literary journalistic story. Paper uses three sources.

  • Overview of Child Abuse

    This paper describes the effects of child abuse on child development and also the problems that is causes in later life for the adults survivors of child abuse. Four pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Sexual Abuse on Child Development, Its Effects

    This research paper consists of the speaker notes for a PowerPoint presentation, kheffcsa.ppt. The writer offers an overview of the various effects attributed to childhood sexual abuse. Six pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Sex and Disability: Response to Research

    This essay presents the writer's response to the study conducted by Pebdani (2013), which pertains to the topic of sexual counseling for disabled clients. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Hispanic Communities and Sexual Child Abuse

    This research paper pertains to the prevalence and therapies associated with sexual child abuse, with a focus on Hispanics. The write discusses this from a social work perspective. Eight pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Child Sexual Abuse among Hispanics and TF-CBT

    This research paper presents a literature review that pertains to research that addresses child sexual abuse occurring within Hispanic families. The writer focuses particularly on trauma focused/informed cognitive behavioral therapy. Five pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Abuse Cases, Elder and Child Abuse

    This paper first describes 2 cases of abuse, one that pertains to elder abuse and the other to child sexual abuse. Then, the writer discusses the impact that abuse has on the lives of victims. Three pass in length, four sources are cited.

  • Drinking Age Lowering

    In seven pages this paper discusses state policies regarding the drinking age and examines the state advantages to lowering to eighteen the drinking age of young adults. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Philippines, Child Prostitution and Labor

    In ten pages the Philippines is examined in order to determine the impact of poverty on such types of abuse involving children as child labor and child prostitution. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children and the Psychosocial Effects of Television Violence

    In six pages this research proposal on children and the psychosocial effects television violence includes a literature review.

  • The Issue of Child Labor

    5 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the issue of child labor and its use in many different countries. Specifically, this paper looks at countries that exploit children for their work product in India, Latin America and Pakistan. This paper also relates the way in which governments and consumers play a role in the continuation of child labor exploitation.

  • The Problem of Binge Drinking

    The writer examines the problem of binge drinking, with particular emphasis on the issue it presents on college campuses. The writer further examines the physical and emotional effects of binge drinking. The paper is seven pages long and there are five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • 1990s' Family Law and Divorce

    In ten pages no fault divorce is examined in a consideration of various legal issues and also discusses how the debate generated by fault divorce laws has been resurrected. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Suicide and Cults Explained

    Religious cults have been a fact of life for years, but the phenomenon of mass suicides has recently engrossed the public. This paper examines Jim Jones' People's Temple, the Heaven's Gate cult, Solar Temple of Canada and Branch Davidians in an attempt to explain the motivation of the members. Concludes that there is little to be done. This paper has six pages and six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Relationships with Parents and Effects of Divorce

    In seven pages two journal articles are applied to an examination of how divorce affects relationships with parents.

  • Human Development and the Nature versus Nurture Debate

    In six pages this paper examines human development and personality characteristics in a consideration of which is most influential, genetics or environment. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Race, Marriage, and Divorce

    In five pages this paper examines the ethnic or racial impact on marriage and divorce rates. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Helen L. Bee's The Journey Into Adulthood

    In five pages this paper examines the three adulthood stages as defined by Helen L. Bee's text.

  • Overview of Interracial Relationships

    This paper consists of five pages and examines interracial relationships in an overview of incidences, problems, concerns, and what this increase since the 1990s suggests about social attitudes. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Interpersonal Family Relationships of Courtship, Marriage, Parenting and How They Develop

    In six pages this paper considers these basic interpersonal relationships along with the increasing importance of stepparenting with Kolb's learning model applied as an evaluation tool. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Australia and Domestic Abuse

    In ten pages domestic abuse is examined within the context of Australia in a description of family violence causes and how women in this country are subjected to both cultural as well as social insubordination that often results in incidences of domestic abuse. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nature v. Nurture and Sexual Orientation

    In 7 pages this paper examines heterosexuality and homosexuality differences in a sociological consideration of the age old argument of 'Nature v. Nurture.' There are 6 APA sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Multiple Births and In Vitro Fertilization

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses multiple births and in vitro fertilization in a consideration of various health, social, legal, economic, religious, and ethical issues. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Motivation Behind Cult Membership

    Recent stories of mass suicides of cult members has led to an interest in the people who join cults and their rationale. Tis paper examines some of the recent cults and what motivates people to join them.This paper has five pages and five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Concept of Cultural Relativity

    Cultural relativity of multiculturalism is the focus of this paper containing five pages that provides a term definition and examples of what happens when cultural relativity is lacking. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Protection of Children

    5 pages and 3 sources. This paper provides an overview of the systems in place to protect children. Specifically, this paper considers the nature of child protection units and the way in which these groups work to protect the interests and safety of young children. This paper relates both the factual elements and an interview with a person who has participated in one of these units.

  • Children, New Family Structures and Their Impact

    In five pages this paper examines 1990s' family research in a discussion of how children are being affected by families and the recent 'blending' concept. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Generations of the Future and the Effects of New Family Structures

    In six pages this paper discusses how new family structures will impact future families with blended families and single mother headed families among the topics addressed. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Prison Inmates and Intelligence Testing

    In twelve pages this paper examines what has been revealed in the intelligence testing of penal system inmates. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nature, Nurture, and Individual Behavior

    In five pages this paper discusses how a behavior is determined by nurture in an examination of the 'nature vs. nurture' argument. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Kayla McKean Child Protection Act

    In twenty four pages this 1998 tragic child abuse case is examined in an overview that considers the relevance of the act it inspired. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Laws Governing Adoption and Child Protection in England

    5 pages and 4 sources. This paper provides an overview of a case of an adoptive (birth) mother and the laws governing her rights in an adoption scenario. This paper considers the laws governing adoption, as well as child protection laws in England.

  • UK Multiculturalism and Anti Racism

    In eight pages the need for UK anti racist legislation is discussed along with the assertion that multiculturalism is not the automatic result of anti racism. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Historical Perspective of Gender Inequality from the 1990s

    A historical perspective on gender inequality is taken but the issue is discussed only from the 1990s through the present. The social construction of gender is discussed. This paper contains an outline as well. This nine page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Cybercrime, Privacy, and Security

    In fourteen pages this paper examines cybercrime in an assessment of whether or not sacrificing privacy is worth increased security. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post 1970 U.S. Interracial Marriages

    In five pages this paper examines interracial marriages since 1970 in a consideration of reasons, differences, children, friends and family relationships. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate America Communications and Cultural Diversity

    Affirmative Action is one of the topics discussed in this paper of ten pages that examines the impact of cultural diversity upon communications in corporate America and also considers the failure of programs on cultural diversity. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Causes and Conditions of Homelessness

    In six pages this paper examines homelessness and the homeless in a consideration of socioeconomic, environmental health issues, and the conditions that result in homelessness. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Spirituality is Not Heightened by Cultural Diversity

    In five pages an article discussing cultural diversity is applied to an argument that spirituality is not heightened by cultural diversity. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hate Speech

    Hate speech is looked at in the context of the issue of freedom of speech. What hate speech is exactly is examined in detail.This eight page paper has eleven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Right and Left Wing Politics in India

    In fourteen pages this paper examines how Indian politics is moving more toward the right in a consideration of the presence of Marxism throughout India's history. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Parr, Sutherland, and Bullen Article Analysis on Urban and Rural Children's Labor and Economic Responsibilities

    In ten pages the labor and economic responsibilities of children in working class and rural farm families are examined within the context of John Bullen's 'Hidden Worker Child Labour and the Family Economy in Late Nineteenth-Century Urban Ontario,' Neil Sutherland's chapter 'The Working Lives of Modern Pioneers,' and Joy Parr's chapter 'Apprentice or Adopted.' Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and the Family

    In sixteen pages this paper examines child abuse and domestic abuse as each poses a threat to a family's safety. Twenty four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Manager's Toolbox Website and Peru's 3rd Sector

    In six pages this paper discusses Peru's 3rd Sector nonprofit organizations and also examines the nonprofit management website, Manager's Toolbox. Three sites are in the bibliography.

  • Brook and Tseng's Research on the Correlation Between Negativity and Anger in Toddlers and Drug Use by Parents

    In three pages this 1996 research study conducted by Brook and Tseng entitled 'Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs' is analyzed from the perspective of parental drug use and toddler behavior.

  • The Nature and Function of Humor

    This research paper examines the implications of humor, focusing on working-class humor. The author contends that working-class, or blue-collar laborers use humor to soften the realities of their economic and social woes. This ten page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Chicago Heat Wave in Heat Wave A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago

    In six pages this paper discusses the devastating toll of the Chicago heat wave particularly in terms of senior citizens and those occupying the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Plato's Works on Socrates' Death and How We Die by Sherwin Nuland

    In eight pages this paper examines Plato's Apology, Crito, and Euthyphro in a consideration of living well and dying as described in How We Die by Sherwin Nuland. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sexual Exploitation and the Trafficking of Women

    In four pages this paper examines human trafficking in a focus upon the global sexual exploitation of women with Philippines and Ukraine case studies provided. Fifty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Abusive Behavior, Consequences, and Responsibility

    In three pages this research paper discusses the frequent rationalization of abusive behavior and refusal to assume responsibility in a consideration of consequences. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Indian Politics and the Significance of Religion

    In seven pages this paper discusses the sociological theories of Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim in this consideration of religious importance and the political problems this poses. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Public Behavior and Interpersonal Relations

    A 4 page essay considering the importance of interpersonal relationships in the public sphere. The author contends that human behavior, and the taboos and norms that characterize it, in the private sphere is different than human behavior in the public sphere. 4 sources are cited.

  • Functionalist Perspective on Gender Wage Discrimination

    In nine pages Emile Durkheim's functionalist perspective is applied to an examination of the disparity between male and female earnings. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Preventing Juvenile Delinquency

    In four pages juvenile delinquency is defined with arrest statistics presented before the focus shifts to activity proposals aimed and juvenile delinquency prevention. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Anti Defamation League and the American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee

    In fifteen pages this paper contrasts and compares the ADL and the ADC as each addresses prejudice against Arabs in America. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • People Between the Ages of Twenty Five and Thirty Five and Divorce

    In eleven pages which includes an outline of one pages divorce among individuals of this age group is discussed in terms of reasons and effects with the couples being the central focus although impact of divorce on the children is also considered. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Favelas Housing and the Political, Social, and Economic Situation in Brazil

    This paper addresses Favelas, a type of low-income housing seen in Brazil that offers a more attractive and appealing alternative to low-income housing structures seen in other countries. This three page paper has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Social Work Examination of Postsecondary Binge Drinking

    The phenomenon of binge drinking on college and university campuses has been in the media recently. This paper proposes a potential study of the problem.This paper has five pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Illegal Immigration in the U.S.

    In eight pages this paper presents the U.S. problem of illegal immigration in an overview that includes specific issues, media reports, and proposed government legislation. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Societal Causes of Divorce.

    This 9 page paper discusses some of the causes of divorce, and argues that a "culture of divorce," coupled with a lack of respect for marriage and the diminished influence of the church all contribute to the rising divorce rate. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Argument for Child Labor

    A 3 page paper which argues for child labor. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Southwark; Profile and Youth Unemployment

    This 5 page paper looks at the issue of youth unemployment and the way it has been dealt with in Southwark, a borough of London. The paper starts by looking at the demographic profile of Southwark and then considers the unemployment in this context, the level of the unemployment and the main approach to reducing youth unemployment. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Divorce in America

    This 24 page paper examines divorce in America with a focus on religion. A historical view is presented as well as research on social aspects of divorce in society. Socioeconomic issues are examined. Religion is discussed. A separate section analyzing biblical text is also included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Interracial Relationships

    A 7 page paper that begins with the data regarding interracial marriages in the U.S. The major focus of this essay is white men with black women but it also includes information about the converse. The essay reports comments from other authors about the acceptance of interracial relationships. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Domestic Abuse

    A 3 Page overview of domestic abuse. This paper identifies the victims, perpetrators, and impacts of domestic violence. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Child Protective Services (CPS) In Arizona

    6 pages in length. ARS §8-802 governs Arizona's Child Protective Services (CPS) program that provides the resources to investigate, punish and prevent childhood abuse/neglect situations. This agency is responsible for the first step of an 'alleged' charge of neglect or abuse, all the way through assessment, intervention and legal action. Crisis assistance is also available through Arizona's Child Protective Services that helps to mitigate the potential for ongoing safety concerns. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Human Trafficking

    A 5 page paper which examines human trafficking. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Gender And Socialization: Nature Or Nurture?

    8 pages in length. Distinguishing between nature and nurture where gender construct is concerned means looking more closely at the biological (genetic) versus environmental (cultural) components. The extent to which both elements play a role with regard to gender performance of mental rotation tasks is both grand and far-reaching; that nurture (socialization) takes precedence where the spatial performance of these tasks are concerned speaks to how certain learned behaviors influence the response time between male and female. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Law as a Social Engineering Tool

    This 3 page paper considers how the law may be used as a tool for social engineering. The writer looks at the way it may have direct and indirect effect and ends by proposing a law with the aim of social engineering. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Baltimore Child Protective Services

    A 3 page research paper that offers an analysis of the Child Protective Services (CPS) agency serving the city of Baltimore, Maryland, which is part of the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR). This is a specialized agency dedicated to service for children who may be either abused or neglected and to the parents of these children, as well as other adults, who are involved in the “permanent or temporary” care and custody of children at risk (DHR). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Structural Inequality And Diversity

    This 25 page paper is comprised of two parts. The major portion discusses the history of structural inequality, how systems of oppression and inequality are created and perpetuated, the systemic nature of inequality, and the value of diversity. The second and shorter part of the paper discusses structural inequality and communication skills. In this section, the writer focuses on the education system. Numerous examples are provided throughout the paper as are statistical data when available. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • “Chimpanzee Politics”

    An 8 page overview of the many similarities that exist between humans and chimps when it comes to group dynamics. Using the book by Frans De Waal as a reference, this paper highlights how chimp group dynamics share more similarities than they do differences with politics in American government. No additional sources are listed.

  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND FAMILIES

    How families are involved in human trafficking and potential solutions to the issue. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • 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.

  • Definition Of Freedom

    3 pages in length. Freedom is not only a mindset of those who seek life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but it is also a birthright afforded those who live beneath the umbrella of a democratic society. National constitutions bestow the multifaceted components of freedom upon their people; however, myriad countries are ruled by autocratic leaders who refuse to recognize the inherent human right of freedom and instead condemn their respective populace to a dictatorial hell on earth. America's Constitution has long been the prototype for other democratic nations to follow, with arguably the most important factor being its extensive attention to personal freedoms. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Human Behavior and “Chimpanzee Politics”

    This 13 page paper takes the book “Chimpanzee Politics” by Frans de Waal as a springboard for answering five questions about the chimps described in the book, and how their behavior can be related to human behavior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Video Games and Social Responsibility

    In three pages this paper discusses the continued controversy surrounding the violent content of video games and considers whether or not video game designers have a social responsibility to eliminate the gratuitous violence and abuse of women that are prevalent in video games, an entertainment market that consists predominantly of children. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Erving Goffman's Dramaturgical Approach to Human Interaction

    A 7 page research paper that discusses Erving Goffman, one of the twentieth century's most influential sociologists, who developed and supported a dramaturgically oriented approach to explaining the world of human interaction and behavior (De Boer, 1994). This approach to sociology holds promise in regards to both understanding the nature of human behavior in everyday life and also in regards to utilizing this perspective within the context of cultural and art experiences that are designed to have a positive impact on public participation in the arts. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Considerations in Blended Families

    A 4 page look at a case study involving the large blended family of of Cherise Oozel and Rick Miller. This paper emphasizes the ways through which family function have been insured. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Casino Gambling Should be Prohibited

    This 6 page paper provides an argument suggesting that casino gaming should be illegal in the United States. Arguments include the fact that casinos attract crime. Gambling addiction is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Cliques

    3 pages in length. Social groups play an integral role in establishing a positive self-image as well as learning how to interact with others. However, there are some types of groups that can actually be more detrimental to students' social skills when they isolate and incorrectly define their members in others' eyes. Cliques - groups of a select few who share a common characteristic - can work in either direction, with some like academic clubs helping to bring out an otherwise socially inexperienced student, while others like a collection of the most popular girls serves to classify them as elitists who consider others below them. The way cliques are fashioned makes the difference between whether they prove beneficial or harmful to students' social skills. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Fast Food Nation

    A 4 page paper discussing several points of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation" in memo format. The paper discusses slaughterhouse operations; marketing to children; and the link between fast food and obesity. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Immigration, Pros and Cons

    An 8 page research paper that discusses the pro and cons of the immigration debate, offering an overview of immigration policy that considers history, as well as the present. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • How Cults are Formed and Maintained

    This 5 page paper examines various cults, defines the concept and talks about how cults first form and how they are maintained. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Terrorists and Their Methods of Torture

    Torture is a widespread practice that most countries use, whether they admit to it or not. Terrorists in particular allegedly torture their hostages, and this eight page essay examines what they hope to gain by doing so, and some of the methods they use. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Violence - the Monster that Torments Society

    The writer uses four literary works-- Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue to argue that society faces a disastrous problem that it cannot seem to solve: violence. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • History of Cigarette Advertising

    This paper discusses public relations and advertising cigarette smoking to women from the early 1900s. Companies involved and their actions are reported and discussed. There are nine sources listed in the bibliography of this fourteen page paper.

  • An Economic Perspective in the Reduction of Child Labor

    There is general agreement that child labor is wrong, but it is still widely practiced. The writer looks at this with the use of economic concepts, first describing the problem and then using the same concepts, such as supply and demand and elasticity to determine potential strategies that may reduce the occurrence of child labor. Five sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • White Like Me (Reaction)

    This reaction paper examines Wise's book White Like Me. Personal observations are included in this five paper that lists one source.

  • The Development of Male Stereotypes in Advertising

    The way in which males are represented in the media and advertising has evolved over the last few decades. The writer considers stereotyping, examining what is meant by gender stereotyping and the way it has emerged for in magazine advertising. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Eating Disorders, Body Dissatisfaction and the Media

    The writer argues that the media presents unrealistic body images, particularly of women, and that such images may cause body dissatisfaction and eating disorders. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Research Proposal on Divorce Rates

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at divorce rate and presents a research proposal. Formal elements of a proposal such as a review of literature is included. Paper uses five sources.

  • Cultural Perspectives on the Northern Ireland Troubles

    The writer considers the troubles in Northern Ireland which result in conflict, often characterized by violence between 1969 and 1998. The conflict is examined in terms of different culture. The writer looks at the role of religion and the role of culture in the framing of the troubles. The paper includes a comparison of the Irish catholic culture and the Irish protestant culture. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this twelve page paper.

  • Iceland/Overview of Chapter 4

    This paper offers a summary of the principal points in chapter 4 of John Iceland's Poverty in America. Five pages in length, no other sources are cited.

  • Cohabitatiin Divorce First Marriage Age

    There have been changes in the numbers of people cohabitating, a rise in age for first marriages, and in divorce rates. This paper discusses how changes in the economy affect each of these topics. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Middle Class and Homelessness

    This research paper describes an emerging problem in homelessness, which pertains to the working poor, that is, families with employed adults, that do not have the resources to make it through a financial crisis without descending into homelessness. Four pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Rhetorical Devices of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at the works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rhetorical devices inherent in his speeches are analyzed. Paper uses one source.

  • Gender and Society

    The two greatest challenges faced in respect to gender roles is the use of the binary system and discrimination against women, and against those who do not fit a role in the gender model. Challenges are discussed. Solutions are proposed. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Identity Formation and the Impact of Online Social Interactions

    This research paper pertains to the relationship between social networking sites and identity formation in adolescence and young adulthood. Eight pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Adolescents and Art Therapy

    This research paper examines literature that discusses the utilization of art therapy in regards to meeting the counseling needs of teenagers. The writer discusses adolescent development, the benefits of art therapy and several types of art therapy. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Domestic Violence, Cause and Effect

    This paper presents a cause-and-effect discussion that focuses on domestic violence, identifying the factors believed to be the dominant cause and discussing the subsequent effects of domestic violence. Six pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Homelessness in New York and London

    This research paper pertains to the challenge of homelessness in both New York City and London. The writer offers an overview of homelessness in both cities and the strategies that have been utilized to address it. Ten pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Pro-Choice Argument

    This essay offers an argument that supports the pro-choice position in the abortion debate. The stance of the opposing pro-life position is also described and their arguments are refuted. Five pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Housing Availability for Older People

    There is not enough affordable housing for independently living senior or for seniors who need some assistance. The federal recommended ratio for income versus housing costs is 30 percent but many seniors are spending more than half their income on housing. This essay reports the data regarding the soaring population of Americans 65 and older and the amount they are spending on housing costs. The paper leads up to strategies for developing a policy to deal with this need. The GAP analysis phases are used. There are seven sources used in this three page paper.

  • Sex Trafficking, An Overview

    This research paper pertains to sex trafficking. This overview defines the issue, describes trafficker tactics, and describes the crime's prevalence, with special emphasis on the US and Nepal. Six pages in length, six sources are listed.

  • Cultural and Political Influences on Human Development

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of human development. This paper includes how cultural values and practices, public policies, and political and economic conditions affect human development. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • CRITIQUE OF A CHILD PROTECTION ARTICLE STUDY

    A critique on an article concerning a study about child protection work and clinical psychologists in Scotland. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Global Warming

    There are two sociological problems discussed in this essay. The first section discusses aging and focuses on poverty among the elderly. The other one discusses global warming and climate change and its effects. Both sections follow a specific order for discussion including the theory used to discuss it. There are five sources used in this ten page paper.

  • The Homelessness Problem

    This 3 page paper gives an explanation of how people become homelessness. This paper includes what leads to homelessness and what can be done by individuals to help the problem. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Sociology Religion Identity

    Durkheim, Weber, and Marx were the first sociologists to discuss religion and identity. Their theories are still used today as a basis for different research topics. This essay discusses the relationship between religion and identity.

  • Extremist Attitudes/General Strain Theory

    This paper provides analysis of Nivette, Eisner, and Ribeaud (2017), and general strain theory as an influence of collective strain among a diverse sample of Swiss adolescents, which focused on the manner in which strain affected their support of violent extremism. Four pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Homelessness/Lost Angels

    This paper pertain to the documentary "Lost Angels: Skid Row is my Home," as well as to the website "Invisible People." Issues and personal narratives are discussed. Four pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Retirement and Baby Boomers

    In a report consisting of seventeen pages the retirement issues baby boomers and women will face are discussed and a hypothetical survey along with its methodology and findings are also included. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Car Purchasing

    In six pages the economic aspects of buying a car are considered such as blue book use, determining best buy, new and used car differences, and the long term consequences of such a purchase. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • College Sports and Gambling

    In eleven pages this paper discusses college sports gambling issues as it affects the NCAA, teams, and athletes. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparison of 2 Articles on the Nile Delta Overpopulation

    In five pages this essay compares The Economist and National Geographic articles on overpopulation of the Nile Delta region. There are 2 sources listed.

  • The Problems and Solutions for Overpopulation Control

    This research report looks at the problems and solutions when it comes to overpopulation concerns. Various issues are discussed inclusive of but not limited to health, nutrition, and ethical problems. This seven page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Teen Pregnancy Problems and Issues

    In three pages this essay considers teenage pregnancy in an overview of problems, social, financial, and emotional issues.

  • Science of Creationism

    In six pages this paper examines the reasons why creationism should be regarded as a science.

  • Phenomenon of Road Rage

    This research paper discusses the recent increasing sociological phenomenon of road rage, that is, instances where drivers become incensed over minor traffic mishaps, which can result in outbreaks of violence. The writer offers an overview of expert opinion, as well as a discussion of the breadth of this problem and possible proposed solutions. This nine page paper has six sources in the bibliography.

  • Non Experimental Study on Accidents and Left Handedness

    In nine pages this paper presents a non experimental study model thesis that assert that environment is responsible for left handers suffering more accidents than their right handed counterparts with a literature review offered as evidence. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Techniques of Family and Marital Therapy

    In twelve pages various types of family and marital techniques including behavioral family therapy, transgenerational family therapy, strategic family therapy, and structural family therapy are discussed. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Behavior Therapy Article Reviews

    In sixteen pages psychology articles related to the issue of behavior therapy are reviewed.

  • Rural Child Care Importance

    In ten pages this paper contrasts and compares centralized urban group childcare with rural childcare in a discussion that promotes the importance of childcare in rural settings. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Constructing Knowledge and Feminist Theory

    This paper discusses feminist theory as seen in Lorraine Code's work, What Can She Know? The author also discusses the construction of knowledge as a common theme in feminist art. This eight page paper has no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Racial and Cultural Divisions in the Film Alien Nation

    In a paper consisting of four pages there are similarities noted between the divides of culture and race that exist in the United States and in the aliens depicted in the film. There are two bibliographic sources cited.

  • The Emergence of a New Internet Society

    In a paper containing 5 pages 'Internet Addiction,' its causes and problems are considered. There are five sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Literacy and Family Economics

    This paper examines the relationship between literacy rates and household income. The author provides pertinent statistics regarding literacy rates and income within the US. This four page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The importance of coffee in social culture in the US

    This paper looks at the relationship between coffee consumption and American cultural ideology. The writer explores coffee's history, including the tales and legends which are associated with it, and considers the way the drink's popularity has increased. There is also an assessment of why coffee houses were important in social culture, especially as meeting places. This five page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Acculturation as Portrayed in Bread Givers and Black Elk Speaks

    A 5 page assessment of the factor of acculturation as it influences these two classic books. Black Elk Speaks, translated by John Neihardt, and Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska both shed valuable light on the dangers of acculturation. 2 sources.

  • Sexual Activity and Pregnancy in Adolescents

    In six pages these two articles pertaining to the many aspects of sexual activity and pregnancy are presented 'Early adolescent sexual activity: A developmental study' by Les B. Whitbeck, Kevin A. Yoder, Dan R. Hoyt, and Rand D. Conger and Patricia L. East's 'The first teenage pregnancy in the family: Does it affect mothers' parenting, attitudes, or mother-adolescent communication?' There is one other source cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. and Abuse of Senior Citizens

    This 5 page report discusses the fact that the majority of the population is aware that there is a serious problem in America with child abuse but few understand how much of a problem also exists related to elder abuse. In fact “some five percent of the Nation's elderly may be the victims of abuse from moderate to severe... or more than 1.5 million elderly may be victims of such abuse each year.” That number is all the more problematic due to the hidden and complex nature of the problem. Older Americans often live in some degree of isolation, whether in their own homes, the homes of adult children or institutions. Detection by people outside the family or the facility is much more unlikely and the occurrence of elder abuse is suspected to be remarkably under-reported. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Domestic Violence History

    In five pages this paper examines domestic violence in a historical consideration that considers the infamous O.J. Simpson case which included documented incidences of domestic violence. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Groups, Self Esteem, and Social Identity Theory

    In five pages this research proposal discusses the relationship between the desire to belong to a group and low self esteem or lack of an individual identity. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Prejudice and Intergroup Contact

    In eight pages this research paper examines intergroup contact, reducing prejudice and the barriers that often result in failure of such contact to minimize prejudice. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Culture of the Shopping Mall

    In ten pages this paper discusses the culture of the shopping mall. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Suicide and Patients with AIDS and HIV

    In eighteen pages this paper examines issues related to patients suffering from HIV and or aids in a consideration of suicide in terms of ethics and a terminally ill person's right to die by physician assisted suicide. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examination of Body Language

    In five pages this paper considers the communication of body language in which such emotions as honesty or dishonesty can be conveyed through its use. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • X or Y Contemporary Generations

    In six pages this paper examines Generations X and Y. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Feminist Social Ethic and the Life of Jane Addams

    This paper addresses the beliefs and social ethics of feminist Jane Addams. The author discusses Addams' various social and political accomplishments in the feminist movement prior to World War I. This ten page paper has five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Social Problems, Social Conflict and “Humanistic Theories

    This paper examines social problems' causes and effects from a theoretical perspective in five pages.

  • Teen Pregnancy and a Social Service Program

    In seven pages this paper examines a rural school's social service program for to target teenage pregnancy reduction. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Constructivism in The Politics Of Readjustment Vietnam Veterans Since The War by Wilbur J. Scott and Thinking About Social Problems An Introduction To Constructionist Perspective by Donileen R. Loseke

    In nine pages these texts are discussed as they pertain to social constructivism. There are no other sources listed.

  • Abuse and the Elderly

    In eight pages the global aging population issue is discussed with elder abuse laws, increasing incidences of abuse and neglect, abust types, and perpetrator information are describes with demographic information also included. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Samuel M. Wilson's 'The Emperor's Giraffe'

    Cultural assimilation is the focus of this 5 page paper, as Wilson theorizes that cultural clashes often lead to common ground and evolve into assimilation. There is 1 additional source in the bibliography.

  • Assimilation and Cultural Diversity

    In five pages the so called American melting pot is examined within the context of a model of racial assimilation that reveals how cultural diversity is also reduced with the reduction of racism.

  • Methodologies of Sociological Research

    In seven pages this paper examines rational utilitarian and conflict sociological research theory methodologies.

  • Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

    In eight pages this paper assesses whether or not economic growth is responsible for poverty reduction or if it is when poverty is reduced that economic growth is stimulated. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Homeless Shelter Oral Hygiene Teaching and Albert Bandura's Social Learning Theory

    In five pages this paper discusses how the social learning theory of Albert Bandura can be applied to teaching residents of a homeless shelter about dental hygiene importance. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Randy Albeda and Chris Tilly's Glass Ceilings and Bottomless Pits Women's Work, Women's Poverty

    This book is reviewed in a paper consisting of seven pages. There are no other sources cited.

  • Sampling and Probability

    In five pages this paper discusses probability types and sampling sizes among other considerations regarding these topics. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Media and Body Image

    In a paper consisting of five pages the ways in which the media emphasizes the shape of the body and its impact on people particularly teenage girls are discussed in terms of the negative practices such as eating disorders that can result from attempting to achieve the desired shape. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing Practice and Types of Research Methodologies

    In five pages this paper discusses qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and the benefits of phenomenology and action research in nursing practice.

  • Dystopian and Utopian Literature from 1500-2000

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of dystopian and utopian literature from 1500 to 2000. The writer discusses apocalyptic literature, and discusses The Prince by Machiavelli and Utopia by Thomas More. The writer focuses on the earlier literature (the 1500s) but does touch on the later period. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Structured Family Theory of Minuchin and Family Dysfunction

    In six pages this paper applies the structured family theory of Minuchin to a fictional case study on dysfunctional family relationships. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Florida and Foster Care

    In fifteen pages this paper examines the state of Florida's system of foster care in this consideration of issues associated with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Legalization of Gambling: Its Social Impact and the Reasons for Its Continuation Paper Outline

    In three pages this position paper outline considers how to structure a paper on the social impact generated by legalizing gambling.

  • Gun Ownership and the Rights of the People

    In seven pages this paper supports the 'right to bear arms' advocated by the U.S. Constitution. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • The Baseball 'Business' from a Sociological Perspective

    In six pages baseball economics and the influence of capitalism on high player salaries are examined through the social theories of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Deafness and Differing Perceptions

    In three pages this report considers the positive and negative aspects of 3 differing views regarding deafness, that it is a curable medical problem, that it is an effective communication impediment, and that the deaf community represents a completely unique culture of its own. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Establishing a Social Counseling Group

    In twelve pages this paper examines how social workers can effectively establish groups in an assessment of the remedial model. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Research Methodologies in Elijah Anderson's Code of the Streets and Margerie DeVault's Feeding the Family

    The research methodologies these authors apply in their respective works are contrasted and compared in four pages.

  • Globalization, Inequality, and Poverty

    In three pages this paper evaluates the observation 'We live in a world where poverty and inequality are increasing and increasing globalization has not benefited the poor countries.' Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Adult Literacy and Early Development of Language

    In fourteen pages early literacy and language development are considered in terms of adult literacy, the policy of Welfare to Work, and adult literary programs' significance. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography and statistics are also provided.

  • Hollywood Elite and Titanic Film by Director James Cameron

    In four pages this paper applies a Marxist perspective to 'New Hollywood's' political economy in a consideration of Titanic. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Koran Sections 'Women' and 'Cow' and Contemporary City Governments

    In four pages this paper discusses contemporary city governments in this application of two sections from the Koran.

  • Social Work and Alcoholism

    In a paper consisting of thirteen pages alcoholism as it relates to social work is considered in terms of stages of development , strengths, interventions, and projections for the future. There are a bibliography containing eight sources and a Roman numeral outline provided.

  • Female Communications and Body Language

    In three pages this paper examine how women communicate through body language. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Counselors' Codes of Ethics

    In six pages various counseling professions codes of ethics are contrasted and compared and include how they address social relationships, conflict of interest, and sexual intimacies and include the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, the American Association of Christian Counseling, and the American Counseling Association. Four sources are cited inthe bibliography.

  • Methods in Group Counseling

    A discussion on group counseling is included in this paper that highlights advantages of group therapy over individual counseling. Various approaches are included. This four page paper has two sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Boston Massacre and the Massacre at Kent State University

    In seven pages these historical massacres in American history are compared and contrasted in a featured article. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Arlie Russell Hochschild's When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work

    Arlie Russell Hochschild's When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work is examined in terms of its title's meaning in three pages. There are no other sources listed.

  • Psychosocial Behavioral Theory of Erik Erikson Applied to Rosa Parks

    In seven pages this paper applies the psychosocial development theory of Erik Erikson to Rosa Park's remaining seated on the segregated Montgomery public bus on December 1, 1955, which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Lies and Liars

    In three pages lies that are careful and casual as well as those who lie compulsively are classified. There are no sources used.

  • Codes of Ethics Comparisons of the Amerian Association of Pastoral Counselors, Association of Christian Counselors, and the American Counseling Association

    In six pages the similarities and differences among the codes of ethics each counseling organization espouses are compared and contrasted. There are three bibliographic sources cited.

  • Karl Marx and the Criticism of Karl Popper

    In four pages this paper discusses how the concepts of Karl Marx were criticized by theorist and philosopher Karl Popper. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • College Fraternities and Hazing

    In five pages this paper examines college fraternities and the role they play in campus hazings. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Death in Hospice Verses Death in Death Row Incarceration

    In this 6 page essay the author contrasts the process of awaiting death while in hospice verses awaiting death while incarcerated on death row. An effort is made to describe these experiences in respect to social meaning overall. The paper includes a brief history on the death penalty. 5 sources are cited.

  • Living Within the US Poverty Standard

    This paper provides details of an experiment undertaken by a rural family, limiting their weekly food budget to that laid out by the 2006 US poverty level food budget. The author includes a table of the family's total food costs and menu items. This thirteen page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Unsafe Driving Practices

    In this essay consisting of three pages the risks of talking on a cell phone while driving are discussed and described as being as dangerous as drink driving and there is yet to be any legislation prohibiting this practice. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Systems Theory and Foster Care

    In thirteen pages this paper applies social systems theory to foster care in a discussion of among other topics why school performance by children who are in foster care is usually subpar. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ethical Issues in Mental Health Care Practice

    In this seven page paper the writer tackles two specific ethical issues in mental health care. These are the issue of patient confidentiality and the issue of informed consent. Both must be addressed in accordance with the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) code of ethics. Seven sources.

  • Sample Populations and Designs of Probability and Nonprobability

    In eight pages this paper discusses types of non probability and probability designs with sample and target populations explained. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Communication and Listening Skills in Social Work

    In three pages this paper discusses the importance of communications and listening skills in the field of social work. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Zip Code 11572 and Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs

    In five pages this research paper examines addictions to drugs and alcohol among the residents of Oceanside, New York and also offers a general overview of the issue as well as New York State's preventative measures. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Sociological Look at Epilepsy

    This 4 page paper looks at epilepsy and the social stigma it is associated with. Some information about the medical condition is relayed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Money Can't Buy Happiness

    This 3 page paper discusses the relationship between income level and stress, and finds that the people who are most stressed by financial problems are the very wealthy and the very poor. It argues that it is absolutely untrue that less money means less stress. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A Proposal for the Problem of Drinking and Driving

    This 3 page paper examines the social problem of drunk driving and provides a proposal. An anecdote from a recent murder case involving drunk driving is used as a springboard for discussion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • How Do ‘Identity’ And ‘Obsolescence’ Contribute To This Continual Change In the Fashion?

    This 7 page paper considers the following quote “Fashion is dress in which the key feature is rapid and continual changing of styles” and discusses this with reference to the ideas of identity and obsolescence. The paper is written using a range of examples to show how fashion has developed proactively and reactively to these influences. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Legislation for Welfare Provision for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the UK

    This 16 page paper considers the legislation ad policies in the UK regarding asylum seekers and refugees and their [poison with regardless welfare provision. The paper starts with the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (AIAA) looking at the main acts and polices and the way these affect all asylum seekers and refuges with special attention in the impact they have the women. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Welfare Benefits for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the UK

    This 6 page paper looks at the welfare benefits that are available to asylum seekers and refugees in the United Kingdom and how these have changed since the 1990’s limiting the rights and potential benefits that can be claimed by asylum seekers. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Low Class Workers in America and Elsewhere

    This 3 page paper discusses attitudes towards low-class workers in America and the U.K. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Advertising and Consumerism

    3 pages that look at how print media advertising has affected consumerism. There are 4 sources.

  • Finding Peace in a Culture of War

    Many African nations have suffered from conflict for many years. This has resulted in the development of a culture of war. To achieve peace a new culture needed to be developed, moving away from conflict. The writer defines and explains the development of a culture of war and discusses the way that an alternate culture which embraces peace may be developed. None sources are cited in this eight page paper.

  • California State Department Of Mental Health: Infant Preschool Family Mental Health Initiative Delivery Of Services

    7 pages in length. Maintaining stable mental health is a critical component to being able to live within a civilized society; those whose mental health is compromised for any number of reasons are often without appropriate resources to help them function at an adequate cognitive level. As a direct result, these individuals may gravitate toward fringe communities whereby the challenge of meeting basic human needs is greater than they can achieve. Indeed, adults with mental health problems are difficult enough to assist through limited state services, but when the individual in question is an infant or young child, it becomes critical for the state to intervene in the effort to fend off a lifetime of mental instability. The California Infant Preschool Family Mental Health Initiative (IPFMHI), conceived as a way in which to develop and expand "infant and early mental health services for children age birth to five and their families" (Knapp, 2006). Prevention, however, is as much a part of this service as is addressing existing problems, being that the Initiative - as part of the overall California State Department of Mental Health - is rooted as much in avoiding mental health issues as it is in intervention. Bibliography lists 7 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.

  • Alcohol Use of Polices Among the Indigenous Population in Australia

    This 14 page paper looks at the indigenous population in Australia and the issue of alcoholism and alcohol abuse in the aboriginal people. The paper starts with a community profile of the indigenous population living and then looks at the way alcohol is perceived and the problem, as well as the policies and strategies to reduce the harm it causes and the shortfall in the policies between what is provided and what is needed. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The Myth of the Melting Pot

    This 6 page paper compares the experience of Arab-Americans after 9/11 with that of Japanese-Americans after Pearl Harbor. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • National Statistics And Local Decisions

    A 3 page paper that begins by briefly explaining what statistics is and the purpose of statistics. The essay discusses how easily it is to misuse statistics, using the example of national teacher salary averages. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Global Warming

    A 6 page paper which examines various articles concerning global warming. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Evolution of Social Welfare Policy in the United States

    This 3 page paper discusses the evolution of social welfare policy in the U.S. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Family Values are the Most Important Values

    This 3 page paper explains what family values are, and why they are so important. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • How Did the New Left Lead to the Rise of the New Right?

    This 5 page paper uses the book “The Movements of the New Left, 1950-1975” to argue that it was the rise of the New Left and their battle for equal rights for all (gays, women, blacks) that led to the rise of the New Right to oppose them. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • A Hypothetical Research Study/Chessie System

    A 10 page research paper that offers a proposed research study, that is, a template on how a study might be structured in order to address the efficacy Maryland’s computerized data system that is designed to track the caseloads being addressed by the state’s child protective services. In formulating this guide, the writer first describes Baltimore Child Protective Services and this system, Then, offers a suggested research design. This paper draws heavily on previous papers on this topic, specifically khcpsmd.rtf and khmdcps2.rtf. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • EVE Online/Authority in an Online Community

    An 8 page research paper that explores the virtual world of an online community, specifically the science fiction world of EVE Online. The writer focuses on the economy of this online community and how it functions. Bibliography lists 6 sources, with additional information drawn from an interview with an EVE player.

  • Action Research

    A 12 page comprehensive explanation and discussion of action research. Paper includes the historical origins of action research, what it is, and the cycles/phases involved. The essay then explains quantitative and qualitative research designs and the difference between them. The last section discusses interviewing techniques. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • History of Aging

    A 3 page research paper that briefly explores t he history of aging, discussing the age considered to be "old," as well as such factors as retirement trends. The writer also discusses the increase in the older population how this might impact the plans of a student planning to teach sociology at the community college level. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • In Favor of Same-Sex Marriage - With Qualifications

    A 6 page paper examining same-sex marriage. The question of same-sex marriage calls to question all manner of complications that can arise from the marriage of individuals of the same sex. The recommendation is that same-sex marriage be allowed, but that same-sex couples' right to marry not eclipse the right of Christian organizations to determine their own course and how they choose to operate. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Six Annotated Bibliographies: Eating Disorders and the Media

    This 54 page paper comprises 6 annotated bibliographies about eating disorders and the media.

  • Vera Drake

    A 4 page sociological review of the film Vera Drake. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Domestic Violence and African Americans

    A 3 page consideration of the factors that contribute to domestic violence. While blacks might seem more prone to domestic violence, numerous factors are at play in creating that suggestion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Bullying and How to Address It

    An 8 page paper assesses the probable causes of bullying. The author presents a research proposal to quantify the relationship between bullying, violent media content, and shyness. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Social Justice : Hiv/Aids, Obesity, Aging

    A 4 page paper divided into two parts. The fist part discusses social justice and HIV/AIDS and obesity; the second part discusses the aging population and how social workers can help. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Critique of Familie Theories

    Three pages. The writer briefly discusses structural functionalism, feminist theory, conflict theory and LBGT studies as they relate to family. Two sources cited.

  • Does the Voluntary Sector Subsidize Government Spending?

    The voluntary sector, also known as the third sector, is an important element in a modern economy. The writer assesses how important it is, and discusses the government interest in the sector, looking at issues of control and considers if the voluntary sector can be seen as supporting society or subsidizing government and allowing then to avoid responsibility. Eight sources are cited in this eight page paper.

  • Research Results on Word Recall

    This paper is based on the research undertaken by the student to assess whether emotional words are recalled more easily than non-emotional words. A statistical analysis is provided based on the data provided the results are analyzed. Three sources are cited in this thirteen page paper.

  • What It Takes to be a Burglar

    The writer answers questions about what burglary is really like, using interview with three burglars as source material.

  • Shootings in School

    This is a paper that looks at the causes of school shootings. There are eight sources in this eight page paper

  • Abortion Yes No or Maybe

    This paper explores the three opinions surrounding the abortion controversy. Those that support a woman’s right to seek an abortion often clash with those that believe abortion is synonymous with murder. The third camp of opinion is comprised of those that feel some circumstances but not others justify abortion. There are five sources in this 5 page paper.

  • FEMALE PRISONER AND EMPOWERMENT

    Discusses the strength-based approach in helping a female prisoner cope when she's released into society. There is 1 source listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Poverty in Rural China - The Impact of Social Work

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at poverty in rural China. Studies are cited which indicate the value of rural social work, and an intervention strategy is developed and proposed. Paper uses two sources.

  • Coordination of Aid Following the Floods in Pakistan

    In July 2010 major floods hit Pakistan, impacting on millions of people. The writer assesses the way in which aid was provided discussing the way that collaboration and coordination took place. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • A Review of the California Foster Care System

    In a paper of seven pages, the writer looks at the foster care system. Intersections between the criminal justice system and the foster care system are explored. Paper uses six sources.

  • Effective Communication Between the Sexes and the Cultures

    This paper relates how effective communication in the workplace and elsewhere can be affected by these factors. There are seven sources listed in this six page paper.

  • Human Populations and the Density-Pathology Hypothesis

    In a paper of twelve pages, the writer looks at the density-pathology hypothesis. A review of literature is conducted to support a research proposal. Paper uses eight sources.

  • Ethics and Choice of Therapy

    This research paper offers an overview that addresses the question of how to choose a modality of practice, that is, group or individual counseling, with the writer describing the benefits and drawbacks of each type of counseling by drawing on literature. The ethical issues associated with counseling are also addressed. Fifteen pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • School Bullying/The Effect on Bullies and Victims

    This research paper offers a comprehensive overview of research literature pertaining to school bullying, with a particular focus on the effects of this behavior on mental health, both for the bully and for victims, as well as witnesses. Twenty pages in length, fifteen pages are the body of the paper and there are fifteen sources listed in an annotated bibliography.

  • Italian Cuisine in the 1400s - Social Divisions and Food

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at 1400s Italian cuisine. Distinctions in diet between the rich and the poor reveal the link between food and social class. Paper uses five sources.

  • Comparing and Contrasting Forms of Dating: Online and Traditional

    A comparative analysis of online and traditional dating is presented in 3 pages. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Literature Review of Counseling and Confidentiality

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks confidentiality for family counselors. A review of literature suggests the need for the development of a more nuanced understanding of the topic. Paper uses five sources.

  • The Super Bowl and Consumerism

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at consumerism at the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is cast as a social ritual to drive consumerist behavior. Paper uses five sources.

  • Poverty and Malnutrition - A Statistical Analysis

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at malnutrition and poverty. Correlations are drawn through the use of statistical analysis. Paper uses five sources.

  • Online Dating Participant Characteristics

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at online dating. An overview is given of participants in a qualitative study. Paper uses one source.

  • Do Violent Video Games Encourage Violence Among Children

    This paper reviews author Scott Shackford's defense of violent video games as published in the article Imaginary Guns Don't Kill People, Either.

  • Income Inequality and the American Dream: A Loss of Opportunities

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of Howard Brick's critique of the American Dream and its inaccessibility in the 21st century. Economic inequality is examined in respect to its relationship to opportunities to pursue the Dream. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Age 18 or 21

    There is some controversy over the ages 18 and 21. For instance, in some states a person who is 18 can order an alcoholic beverage but in most states, the age is 21. Seems ridiculous given the fact that so many people younger than 21 are serving for their country. The age of emancipation from foster care also differs by state, mostly it is 18 but in some states, it is 21. This essay discusses articles that reported studies about the outcomes for foster kids. They are mostly negative. The outlook is much more positive in states where the age is 21. Included for each article are: theoretical or conceptual framework, methodology, design, and conclusions. A visual graphic that reflects the concepts in each study along with statistical data are included. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Electronic Commerce and Technologies

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of how social media and mobile devices help electronic commerce. This paper includes and description of what e-commerce is and how these other devices help boost business. Bibliography list 3 sources.

  • Women's Participation in Domestic Violence

    This essay, first of all, considers the impact of recent media exposure in regards to domestic violence incidents and celebrities. Then, the writer considers why women remain in abusive relationships and makes the assumption, based on statistics that indicate the involvement of women in aggressive behavior, that violence becomes the norm of these relationships. The writer proposes that this is one of the most challenging aspects of domestic violence facing counselors. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Investigating Cyber Bullying Using The Internet

    This essay pertains to critiquing three Internet sources, a blog, a video and a podcast, as to their validity and applicability to the topic of cyber bulling. Four pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Secret Life of Bees from a Social Work Perspective

    This paper pertains to Lily, the main character is the film "The Secret Life of Bees." The writer discusses the film from a social work perspective, offering a biopsychosocial assessment and the goals for therapy. Eight pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Bullying and Prevention of Delinquency

    This paper features two topics. the first relates to the bullying and the role it plays in regards to school shootings. The second topic discusses juvenile delinquency prevention programs. Three pages in length, one source is cited.

  • Two Theories, Domestic Violence

    This paper pertains to two theories that explain the causation of domestic violence, feminist theory and the social-ecological model. Four pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • A New World and Social Media

    This 3 page paper gives an explanation of social media and social epistemology. This paper includes how social media may be used in a fictional world where a virus makes personal contact impossible. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Different Family Structures

    The question for this essay is 'Are blended families just as good or better than traditional families and how do blended families operate differently from traditional families?' The paper explains different family structure, reports statistical data, and discusses differences between these two family structures. There are seven sources used in this ten page paper.

  • Language Barriers/Limited Social Work Services

    This paper discusses current research on the impact of language barriers in social work service delivery. Five pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Overview of Three Sociological Theories

    This paper discusses social control theory, labeling theory and differential association theory, offering a brief overview. Four pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Practices of Polygamy and Monogamy

    In ten pages both of these practices are compared with the conclusion reached that monogamy is a superior choice to polygamy. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Sexual Harassment

    In seven pages this paper discusses how contemporary society defines sexual harassment and considers how the law addresses victimization according to gender.

  • Marriage versus Career

    The writer explores the conflict between marriage and family, and career. The paper is seven pages long and there are five sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Mass Media, Negative Influences, and the Self

    This paper discusses the theories of Freud and Lasch as they relate to the potential negative impact of mass media on self-esteem and self-identification. This nine page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Violence and Video Games

    In nine pages this paper presents a review of video game violence and how actual violence may be influenced as a result. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • AIDS Victims and Social Alienation

    In ten paper this discusses how AIDS sufferers are further victimized by social alienation and negative treatment.

  • Prevention and Teenage Pregnancy

    In six pages this paper discusses educational and social teen pregnancy prevention models in an outcome assessment. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Chaos and Confusion of Children of Vietnam War Veterans

    In six pages the complex issues involving the children who were the byproducts of the Vietnam War either through acts of rape or easily dismissed one night stands are examined in terms of behavioral and cultural problems for the children as well as the impact on the veteran such as PTSD among other conditions. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Good Mother 'Myth' Perpetuated by Princess Diana

    In ten pages this essay discusses the troubled life of Princess Diana in a consideration of selfish pursuits and how the description of her as a good mother was a perpetuated myth. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Psychology from a Christian Perspective

    The focus of this paper consisting of 20 pages is Meier et al's Introduction to Psychology and Counseling: Christian Perspectives and Application, with supplementary sources that studying psychology from a Christian perspective is superior because of the direction provided through scripture and Christian principles. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • US Society and the Welfare System

    In seven pages this paper considers the societal purpose served by welfare and discusses welfare reform issues, costs, and The Family Support Act. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Society and Tattooing and Body Piercing

    In a paper consisting of five pages sociological perspectives are utilized in an examination of the trends of body piercing and tattooing and include symbolic interactionism, the functionalist school, and the conflict perspective. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Marriage and Family

    In nine pages this paper examines how family development has been culturally and socially affected by mothers entering the workplace. There is no bibliography included.

  • Changing Marriage and Divorce Trends

    In ten pages this paper discusses how trends in marriage and divorce have changed over the past 100 years with future trends also contemplated. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Counseling and Values

    This essay consists of two pages and discusses value systems in terms of education and counseling.

  • Volunteerism in the Community

    This research paper considers the factors that are crucial for establishing and maintaining healthy communities that provide beneficial environments in which to raise a family. The writer specifically focuses on the role that volunteerism plays in this regard. This five page paper has four sources in the bibliography.

  • Rape in the United States Explained

    In eight pages this paper considers the questions and answers pertaining to the incidences of rape in the United States with a sociological perspective offered and an examination of date rape and the socalled 'Preppie Murder Case.' Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Great Britain and Class Mobility

    In five pages this paper first defines class and then applies it to an explanation of the United Kingdom's intergenerational and intragenerational class mobility. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Evaluation Theory in Academia

    This 25 page paper discusses the field of evaluation with regard to academic programs. The paper includes a literature review of program evaluation theory, which focuses on the evaluation method developed by M.Q. Patton. The method is called utilization-focused evaluation, and the writer discusses how this method can be used in developing an understanding of what information is required by key personnel so that they can evaluate the academic success of their programs. There are 20 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Media Prophet and Renaissance Man Marshall McLuhan

    In seven pages this paper examines the complexities and misconceptions surrounding Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Family Effects

    In eight pages this paper analyzes the family impact of SIDS. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Psychology Perspectives

    In thirteen pages psychological perspectives are analyzed as they are contained within 365 TAO by Deng Ming Dao, Too Scared to Cry by Lenore Terr, and Between Therapist and Client by Michael Kahn. Therre are no other sources listed.

  • Conduct Disorder from 2 Perspectives

    In six pages this paper contrasts and compares the affective and cognitive process approaches to recognizing a behavioral disorder. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Conduct Disorder

    Conduct disorder is examined in an overview that includes how affective process and cognitive process can be used in terms of recognition in a paper consisting of six pages. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Work and Concept of Systemic Thinking

    The ways in which therapists and social workers can apply systemic thinking concepts are discussed in 6 pages.

  • Self Presentation and Self Image

    In 7 pages this paper examines the development of self esteem and self images as they relate to techniques of self presentation. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Impact of Media Violence on Children

    This paper examines how television violence can affect children. This six page paper has four sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Journalistic Bias, Disasters, Relief and the Media

    In five pages this paper discusses the relationship that exists between relief agencies and journalists and the potential for media bias.

  • Theme of Pleasure in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Plato's The Republic, and Thomas More's Utopia

    In 6 pages the ways in which pleasure is featured in each of these works are contrasted and compared.

  • An Atlanta Homeless Families' Overview

    In seven pages a statistical overview about homeless families in America is first offered before the focus shifts to Atlanta, Georgia and includes a discussion of one homeless shelter and information regarding what assistance is available for women and children along with resource availability. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Perspective on 'Lookism'

    In five pages this paper examines lookism or judging one upon their looks from the perspective of men. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Issue of Equality and Efforts to Achieve Equality

    6 pages and 9 sources. This paper relates the problem of achieving equality, based on the assertion that applying the concept of equality tends to ignore the true underlying reasons that inequality exists for both ethnic minorities and women. This paper considers what the fundamental meaning of equality is and how efforts to acehive it have exacerbated the problem of inequality.

  • Oppenheim's Media Violence and Television

    In eight pages this paper discusses how violence impacts the TV viewing public in this critical assessment of Oppenheim's media violence study. Five sources are cited in an annotated bibliography.

  • The Politics of Recognition by Charles Taylor

    In five pages Taylor's essay is summarized and analyzed. There are no other sources listed.

  • 'The End of History?' by Francis Fukuyama

    In seventeen pages Fukuyama's essay is outlined and explained in terms of the articulated thesis regarding the last man at the end of history with the writer's own personal reflections also among the topics of discussion. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Media Technologies and Their Cultural Implications

    In ten pages the cultural implications of new media technologies are discussed withiin the context of developer awareness and how perceptions can be derived from Internet content. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Conceptual View of Poverty and its Impacts

    4 pages and 4 sources. This paper provides an overview of the history of poverty in America and the response of the government to poverty. This paper relates the way in which views of poverty have changed over time, as has the response to this problem. This paper integrates a historical/cultural view point and references modern issues like welfare reform.

  • Media Role, Urbanization, and Community

    In four pages the impact of urbanization is examined within the context of ever changing city perceptions and speculates on the role media plays in the reestablishment of the community concept. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Conflict Theory of Karl Marx and Views of Terrorism

    22 pages and 20 sources. This paper provides an overview of the processes involved in the development of terrorism and in the types of terrorism that have formed over the centuries. This paper provides an overview of the factors related to terrorist thinking, the causes and the implications of conflict theory in understanding recent acts of terrorism.

  • Addressing the Causes of Juvenile Delinquency

    In twenty pages this paper examines juvenile delinquency and its problems in a consideration of how various causes can be determined and the difficulties of finding an effective solution. Twenty three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Volunteer Program Success and Staffing

    In four pages this paper discusses a 6 step management program for volunteer staffing and also examines the contents of Susan J. Ellis' Staffing the Volunteer Program Success. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Causes and Effects of Violence in Schools

    In four pages this paper addresses the issue of violence in schools and points a finger at the media with the emphasis on television violence. There are sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Substance Abuse, The Role of Outpatient Clinics

    This paper details a student's visit to an outpatient, substance abuse treatment center. This three page paper has three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Delinquency and Labeling Theory

    In three pages labeling theory is defined its criticisms are examined with the essay concentration being delinquency prevention and an application of the labeling theory. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Video Games and Violence

    In five pages this paper argues that violence in video games serves no purpose and should be halted. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gender Roles and the Effect of the Great Depression

    In six pages this paper examined how the Great Depression changed the gender roles that had been prior to the 1930s strictly defined by socialization processes. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Global Population Analysis

    In six pages this essay analyzes the populations of Australia, the United Kingdom, Iraq, Costa Rica and Rwanda in terms of demographics, the differences in mortality and life expectancy rates, the impact in population growth and other relevant issues. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography along with two tables that are also provided.

  • Segregation's Return

    In seven pages this paper examines the return of segregation in an overview of contemporary issues as well as the responses offered by conservatives and liberals. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Homeless and Health Care

    In five pages this essay discusses the homeless problem in the U.S. in terms of the health problems these individuals experience along with example healthcare projects for the homeless. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK Migrant Workers and Culture

    In five pages the migrant workers entry into the United Kingdom is examined in terms of culture with theories considering the occurrence of assumption or integration examined along with issues of acceptance, rejection, and cultural hybridity. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

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

    In twenty pages the impact of the welfare reform laws since 1996 on vocational and adult education is assessed. There are twenty bibliographic sources cited.

  • US Society and Television's Impact

    In five pages this paper discusses the invention of television in terms of its impact upon American society with various affects as well as TV's future examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • TV's Effect on Sexual Behavior

    An 8 page research paper that discusses 2 studies that each pertain to the affect of TV viewing on adolescent sexual behavior. Collins, et al (2003) examines an episode of Friends on teen knowledge pertaining to condom use. Somers and Tynan (2006) examine the relationship between explicit sexual content in TV shows and teen sexual behavior. The writer summarizes each study and discusses their results and implications. No additional sources cited.

  • Analysis: Two Articles on Aging

    This 3 page paper discusses two articles about aging; one that suggests creativity is vital to successful aging, the other suggesting that the elderly should be venerated. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Using the Sociological Model to Understand Will Smith’s Life Cycle

    This 3 page paper uses sociological models to understand actor Will Smith’s life. Bibliography lists

  • Reality TV/Why We Watch

    A 5 page research paper that discusses the appeal of reality TV. Three dating shows are profiled, ElimiDATE, Next and Flavor of Love. The writer argues these shows are, first of all, gossip carried to a new level, but also a means for viewers to make social comparisons that assess the courtship norms of society. Also, the writer argues that the norm portrayed by such programming is not working as the rules for dating in contemporary society are both muddled and too intense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Engagement Process

    7 pages in length. The writer discusses preparation, tasks and technique as they relate to the first interview of the therapeutic engagement process. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Sociological Aspects of Weight Control

    This 12 page paper describes in detail the reasons behind an individual's decision to join Weight Watchers, and then approaches the case from a sociological viewpoint. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Subculture Of Malls As Locations With Social Function

    8 pages in length. Culture is defined in myriad ways and influenced by an infinite number of elements, most of which exists in constant state of fluidity. To characterize culture as the foundation around which entire societies revolve is to recognize the singular influence the ongoing progression of mankind has upon the very nature of civilization. Indeed, the extent to which humanity and culture reflect an ever-evolving synergistic coupling is both grand and far-reaching; that certain aspects of a given culture seem to define this correlation more than others speaks to the common denominator found in such social symbols as shopping malls. Meaghan Morris's account of the cultural significance inherent to contemporary shopping centers provides a sociological look at the way in which these collections of retail stores serve as much more than simply a place to purchase goods, but rather a location where some of the most important community interaction takes place. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Poverty : Causes And Effects

    This 12 page paper begins with the data regarding poverty, including rates, regions, minority factors. The paper discusses theories on the causes of poverty and the outcomes and consequences of poverty, including poorer health and less education. The long-term consequences are also discussed. The writer comments about poverty and the schools and the implications for educators. Statistical data included. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • An Analysis of Media Violence and its Impact on Children and Teens

    A 6 page discussion of the relationship that exists between increased media violence and child aggression. This paper approaches the problem from the analytical framework that media violence is directly related to child aggression. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Property Crime Statistical Analysis

    This 6 page paper uses data supplied by the student to assess the way crime relates to a number of independent variables, considers what the data reveals and discusses the limits of statistical analysis. Data where there is a correlation is discusses and data where an expected correlation fails to be shown is examined. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Spirituality & Religion in Counseling

    A 6 page research paper/essay that considers the integration of spirituality and religion with therapeutic techniques within the framework of counseling. In increasing numbers, health practitioners, clinicians and therapeutic counselors are realizing that spirituality and religion are an indispensable component of human life. Furthermore, these professionals are increasingly realizing that the incorporation of spiritual and religious elements within the framework of counseling or health care facilitates the healing process and promotes the achievement of positive client outcomes. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Plastic Surgery in Contemporary Society

    This 5 page paper looks at the political and social implications of plastic surgery. Gender differences are noted as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The American Dream

    A 14 page paper which examines economic giants such as Microsoft, Google, and eBay as they reflect the presence of the past Fords and Rockefellers. The paper further examines these giants, and past giants, as they relate to the American Dream, while also examining the American Dream in and of itself. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • CINDY SHEEHAN, GEORGE BUSH AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

    This 4-page paper uses the case of Cindy Sheenan's "campout" outside of President Bush's Crawford, Texas ranch in 2005 to determine why suppression doesn't work in conflict resolution. Bibliography lists 3 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.

  • The Need for Privacy

    Man is a social creature, but still needs privacy. This 3 page paper looks at why there may be a desire for privacy and seeks to identify patterns within that desire for privacy. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • The Media and Body Image

    A 7 page paper which examines how media influences body image in the United States. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Classical/Choice Theory and the Death Penalty

    In seven pages this paper presents the pros and cons of the death penalty issue and then presents an argument based upon classical/choice theory that considers committing crimes to be an act of free will and that punishment should serve as a crime deterrence. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nature vs Nurture in “Born into Brothels”

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