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Social Sciences

A class system and a caste system are both hierarchical, meaning they are organized like a ladder, with a few people on the top rungs, more people on the various middle rungs, and many crowded on...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2021 11:37 am UTC

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One strength of Marxism is its idealism. It works to expose injustice and fervently believes that all people should be treated with equality and dignity. It asserts that everyone should share...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2019 3:36 pm UTC

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School, as America recognizes it, is important in creating a literate and productive society. Empowering the populace with the ability to read and providing them with core knowledge in various...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2020 10:57 am UTC

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Social behaviors are believed to have originated because they benefitted the organisms who made use of them in their earliest forms, making those individuals more likely to survive and reproduce....

Latest answer posted November 21, 2020 3:59 pm UTC

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The concept paper, the research proposal, and the research report are all parts of a formulated research project that culminates in a final research paper. The concept paper is the initial writing...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2019 5:57 pm UTC

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The greatest manifest function of a school education is to get an education. It is to acquire the skills needed in order to read and compute on a basic level in order to either join the workforce...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2020 10:44 pm UTC

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Verbal communication relies on the use of words, written and unwritten, to convey a message. Verbal messages are conveyed in a linear fashion, with a clear beginning and end, based on sentence...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2020 11:26 am UTC

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Scientific evidence has shown us that in fact, money DOES buy happiness, but only to a certain point. A famous Princeton study (linked below) found that emotional wellbeing increases steadily with...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2016 8:34 pm UTC

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Technology is a major driving force behind the process of modernization. As a result of rapid developments in technology, society has become more complex, less monolithic, with differentiated...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2020 1:24 pm UTC

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Sports can be good when it gets students who are sedentary moving around and exercising. It is good for the metabolism, heart rate, pulse and for keeping fit. When people eat a lot of high calorie...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2012 3:01 pm UTC

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The five principles of a democracy ensure that citizens have rights which are protected by law and that there is order which is enforced by elected representatives. The first principle, rule of...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2021 5:57 pm UTC

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Macro-linguistics and micro-linguistics are both fields of study of linguistics that focus on language and its form and meaning and the changes that occur to that form and meaning due to other...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2020 10:29 pm UTC

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Doctors work to improve and preserve life, whilst teachers teach us the skills to function in life and hopefully educate and improve future generations. Without teachers a doctor would not have...

Latest answer posted January 21, 2010 6:45 am UTC

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The difference between a society and a community comes down to two main characteristics: size and interaction. A community and a society can be any size that you want. There isn't a "minimum"...

Latest answer posted December 28, 2015 6:06 pm UTC

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I think the teen years are extremely difficult for many people. You are trying to find your place in this world, you are discovering the harsh truths of this world, you are trying to understand...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2011 8:00 am UTC

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Alternative energy is a hot button issue these days. The problem is that we depend too much on oil. This makes us reliant on countries that are unstable in regions of the world that are corrupt....

Latest answer posted July 25, 2011 6:32 am UTC

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A.G. Gardiner defines the "rule of the road" in the following way: "It means that in order that the liberties of all may be preserved, the liberties of everybody must be curtailed." In other words,...

Latest answer posted January 1, 2017 2:25 pm UTC

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Interpersonal communication Interpersonal communication is the communication between two or more people and presents the exchange between information, thoughts, ideas, and emotions. There are...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2020 11:36 am UTC

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A trade union is the central organizational unit upon which organized labor is based. Its role is to corral the financial and political resources of its members and sympathizers to create...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2019 4:39 pm UTC

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The word aguanile originates in the West African Yoruba language. The nation of Cuba was heavily influenced by Western African religions and languages when colonists and settlers brought African...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2019 5:03 pm UTC

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One similarity between capitalism and socialism is that both systems consider labor and capital to be the primary economic forces. Both capitalism and socialism agree that the world is composed of...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2016 2:39 pm UTC

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The role of women is much different today than it was in the past. Today, women work outside the home much more (a single income household is simply too hard to support). Women also have more power...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2011 7:15 am UTC

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Sociology is the scientific study of human relationships, interaction, culture, and institutions. It, therefore, investigates the structures within societies and how people interact with these...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2017 5:17 pm UTC

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Interpersonal communication makes the world go round. Every conversation, every text message, and every email that we send is an example of interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 10:47 am UTC

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The quote that you are asking about comes from Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience. The main thrust of the quote is the idea that government should not intervene in the lives of its citizens...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2014 5:40 pm UTC

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Depending on what position you take on this subject, you should start your paper with an assertion or something you intend to prove about the practice of abortion. For example, you might begin the...

Latest answer posted August 15, 2011 8:26 am UTC

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Generally speaking, laissez-faire capitalism is the name given to the economic system that prevailed in the United States and Western Europe in the mid nineteenth century, though certain of its...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2021 10:58 am UTC

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The question does not identify if the term “development” is referring to the development of land, economy, or technology. Therefore, at least one advantage and disadvantage for each of the three...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2016 10:38 am UTC

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Each child is born into a family with a unique culture. How many people live in the home, the holidays they celebrate, how they spend their free time, their beliefs about education, and numerous...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2020 6:57 pm UTC

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In order to understand the importance of social science, we must first examine what social sciences actually is and what is its purpose. Social science is essentially the study of human society: it...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2020 3:24 pm UTC

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A “purpose statement” follows logically from a “problem statement.” Without the former, the latter would serve little or no purpose in the context of an academic exercise intended to display a...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2021 3:56 pm UTC

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It's fair to say that the disadvantages of totalitarianism greatly outweigh the advantages. With the horrors of the twentieth century still fresh in the mind, most people are all too aware of the...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2021 1:09 pm UTC

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Clothes tell you what a person values and a little about personality. A person wearing a suit tells you something different than a person with shorts and a tank top. Color and style are...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2011 11:36 pm UTC

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There are different ways to look and answer this question. Roughly speaking, public policy is what the government does when it affects people, whether ill or positive. Social policy usually means...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2010 7:20 am UTC

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The most influential person in my life is my dad. My mom has influenced me too, but my dad has inspired me with his work ethic and caring for others. He has always been a hard worker, and wanted...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2011 9:46 am UTC

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Laissez-faire economics, Keynesian economics, and monetarism are all economic theories that hold very different visions as to how government should interact with a national economy. The oldest of...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2020 10:14 pm UTC

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Direct democracy is where the citizens vote directly in elections. Each citizen has one vote. This type of democracy is common is class elections and other small organizational meetings. Ancient...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2019 8:10 pm UTC

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Most societies have some form of stratification. A few societies are egalitarian, meaning that they strongly emphasize the equal status of all members and employ “leveling mechanisms” to prevent...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2019 7:35 pm UTC

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The nature of a study in social sciences research may refer to the statistical design of the study. When writing up a report about a study, the report would usually take the format: Introduction...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2015 1:43 pm UTC

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The estate system is a form of social hierarchy in which a peasant or serf must work a piece of land owned by the noble class. In return, a noble would provide protection or any other agreed...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2018 6:17 pm UTC

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My feelings would change depending on the circumstances surrounding the help I am giving. Helping someone to move furniture from one house to another raises gratitude that it's not me doing the...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2012 6:49 pm UTC

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The Production Possibilities Curve represents the choice society faces regarding whether to invest resources (inputs) into producing one kind of product or service or another. The reason that this...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2020 11:52 pm UTC

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Travel broadens minds that are open; it may only confirm the prejudices of those with closed minds. However, if one travels with the idea of being receptive to new ideas, new people, new...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2012 10:59 am UTC

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I imagine there is some variability in curriculum design, depending upon state and teacher training program. Nomenclature may differ, but the idea is basically the same. The first element of...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2011 1:09 pm UTC

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Group social work is the process through which a social worker guides people in a group so that they can learn to relate to others more constructively and experience personal and communal growth....

Latest answer posted July 3, 2017 12:35 pm UTC

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Individualism and collectivism are competing views of the concept of society. Individualism is the belief that the individual being is the most important building block of society, while...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2019 4:27 pm UTC

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Not only in economics, but M1 and M2 are important to understand for the pure sake of consuming. M1 and M2, while both are representations of money, differ quite significantly. I will start with...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2014 6:48 pm UTC

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Abraham Maslow posited that there are five stages of need: physiological, safety, social, self-esteem, and self-actualization. He stated that each need had to be met before people could progress to...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2016 9:48 pm UTC

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It is important to think through one’s courses of actions before acting. This is because there are often many ways of solving a given problem. Some solutions to a problem can be quite obvious....

Latest answer posted November 11, 2017 6:12 pm UTC

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Talking about miscommunication or misunderstanding might be helpful here. The idea behind the quote, it seems to me, refers to an understanding of communication as a "transferrence of...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2012 7:48 pm UTC

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