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A Comparative Study of Japanese and English

- This study will explore selected phonological, typological, orthographical, morphological and syntactical features of the ‘isolate’ language, Japanese, and analyse how far these features differ from English, itself an Indo-European language, with specific emphasis placed on how accessible Japanese speakers would find learning English as a second language, and vice-versa. The Japanese language is spoken by almost the whole of the East Asian nation of Japan, comprising of up to 128 million speakers....   [tags: language, dialects]

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A Comparative Study of Mythology

- Zeus hurls his thunderbolt and the world trembles. Odin invites fallen warriors in the halls of Valhalla for a drink. Jesus Christ spreads the words of his father and gathers disciples. Buddha sits and meditates the meaning of the universe. Across the world there have always been mythological stories. From the first civilization to modern times, mythologies help explain the vents of the world and attempt to provide answers for unanswerable questions. Though every mythology appears different, if one looks close enough, commonalities appear....   [tags: Mythology ]

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China and Japan: A Comparative Study

- The history of modern Japan and China are very similar to each other, but the two countries have turned out so differently. China is the largest Communist country with the largest population in the world. Japan is a major, democratic superpower with the densest population per capita in the world. Throughout the Modern East Asian course, I have learned about the histories of these two great East Asian countries and have come to a greater understanding on why they are what they are today. Factors that contributed to the shaping of these countries include government and society, western influence, and conflicts and struggles....   [tags: Asia, Compare]

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A Comparative Study of Regional Planning in Britain and the Netherlands

- The first selected article is “A Comparative Study of Regional Planning in Britain and the Netherlands” which is written by Ashok K. Dutt in 1970. While there is not any guiding question asked in the paper, author highlights the importance of the developments in Regional Planning after World War II. He believes that the organic integrations of cities are over, and an era of a more integrated and comprehensive planning has started. Within the development process of comprehensive regional planning, he emphasizes on two country systems (Dutt, 1970)....   [tags: regional planning]

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An Comparative Study Of Government Versus Private Schools And Their Performance

- ... Department of Education 2012). Moreover, another study of the analysis of American students’ performance in mathematics, stress that Private schools outperformed in the majority of cases, while Government schools performed well after accounting for the facts ( Lubienski 2006, Peterson and Llaudet 2006). But National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) published a study containing surprising facts that Government schools students are performing better than Private school students by analyzing the data NAEP 2003 in mathematics....   [tags: Education, Curriculum, College, School]

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A Comparative Study Of Jane Austen 's Pride And Prejudice

- ... Austen however, defies such pre-established social conventions via Elizabeth’s high modality rejection of Mr. Collins’ proposal “My feelings in every respect forbid it,” refusing to marry for convenience without foundations of love. Hence, against the character foils of Mrs Bennett and Charlotte, the omniscient narration “his understanding and temper, although unlike her own… answered all her wishes” exemplifies the respect and balance of reason within Elizabeth and Darcy’s union. Thus Austen advocates autonomy by refusing to conform to Regency values and effectively critiquing the motives for marriage pertinent to her 20th century era....   [tags: Sociology, Social stratification, British Regency]

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A Comparative Study Of Texts And The Composer 's Contexts

- ... Workers are positioned with their faces hidden and heads bowed in a representation of dehumanisation and conformity. This is contrasted with the positioning and framing of the elite in the ‘races,’ pictured in a wide open space full of circular shapes, with happy faces, full of emotion. This is symbolic of the exclusivity of the privileged, allowing the audience to observe the social imbalance and lack of self-worth which comes from this divide. All the workers wear the same dark overalls allowing no individuality with an impression of insignificance....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Communism, George Orwell]

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Comparative Study of Traditional and Online Degree Programs

- ... Project Methods Information gathered to compare the options would come from several different types of sources: • Websites • Interviews • Discussion Boards • Email Exchanges with Schools Websites School websites and websites that compare schools will be used to evaluate the options. Most of the information for cost, graduation rates, application requirements, post-graduation employment rates ( i.e. ease of finding a job post-graduation ), internship opportunities and quality of jobs found post-graduation will be gathered from these websites....   [tags: communication technology for distance education]

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Comparative Study of Religions

- The definition of religion changes all throughout the world. A neighbor, a coworker, a traveler, a student studying abroad would provide all sorts of different views and opinions on what religion means to them. It can be difficult at times to relate to other religions and provide factual information that has no bias and fully demonstrates the religion but it is important to find a common ground between factual and bias to create a better perception of what religion has to offer others. When narrowing in on three certain religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, there are similarities in beliefs or doctrines but they may symbolize for completely different things....   [tags: theology, beliefs, faith]

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Moral and Ethical Issues, A Comparative Study

- Control. Power. Decisions, who has the right to make them. Does the Government or a group have that right or does the individual have the right. Throughout history from our first book, the Bible, to our modern novels, literature has impacted our society in a great many ways; it reveals of our faults, and our triumphs, assist society in defining our moral values and ethical views. This paper will explore some moral and ethical issues about choice through several short stories: "Sonny Blue's," "Cathedral," and "The Lottery," and there will be two novels explored primarily; Fahrenheit 451 and George Orwell's 1984....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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A Comparative Study on the Philosophies of Plato and Aristotle

- Plato and Aristotle are undoubtedly the greatest of philosophers that the world has seen. Both Plato and Aristotle formed unique and distinct theories about the Greek city states. While most people believe that Plato and Aristotle are complete opposites of one another, it is not completely true. For those who have studied the works of both the philosophers, the theory proposed by Aristotle is just a development of the Platonic system because it does away with the cons of Plato’s theory. However, it has been noted that Aristotle never let a day pass by when he didn’t criticise Plato....   [tags: ancient Greek philosophers]

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Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu: A Comparative Study in Micro-Finance

- (In the following sections we would review the existing literature in this field. Then we would proceed to explain our research methodology that we adopt in order to explain the growth of microfinance in the country and bring out the a comparative study of the growth of microfinance in the two states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.) Literature Review- Studies analyzing the Micro Financing in India- Micro finance has been a field which has attracted a lot of research work. A review of the major research works of economists and sociologists provide us with interesting insights on issues related to microfinance....   [tags: Economy, development, India]

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Financial performance of Islamic banking and conventional banking in United Kingdom- A Comparative Study

- Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1-Introduction to Chapter: This chapter describes the brief introduction about research title, research aims, research objectives, research hypothesis, research context and research limitation used in this research. 1.2-Research Title: Financial performance of Islamic banking and conventional banking in United Kingdom- A Comparative Study. 1.3-Research Aim: The Aim of this research is to analysed and evaluate the financial performance of European Islamic Investment Bank (UK) with Allied Irish bank (UK) and Northern Bank (UK), In Terms of their Profitability, Liquidity, Risk & solvency & Efficiency Ratios which will give an insight comparison of overall financial per...   [tags: Economics ]

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Diasporic Consciousness: A Comparative Study of Jhumpa Lahiri and Kiran Desai

- Diasporic Consciousness is a complex term as it encompasses ideas including exilic existence, a sense of loss, consciousness of being an outsider, yearning for home, burden of exile, dispossession and relocation. The lives of immigrants do not have straight lines. They live centuries of history in a life lifetime and have several lives and roles. They experience a sense of uprootedness in the host countries. Inspite of their attempts of acculturation, they do remain at the periphery and are treated as others....   [tags: The Inheritance of Loss, The Namesake]

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Comparative Study of Socioeconomic and Diabetic Related Factors as Exposure Variables

- MATERIALS AND METHODS STUDY DESIGN This was a comparative cross-sectional study that examined socioeconomic and diabetic related factors as exposure variables and Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection as an outcome variable. The study attempted to compare these variables in the patient’s attending different private laboratory for sugar and culture testing of Sankari and Edappadi, Salem district, TamilNadu, India and was conducted from June 2013 to September 2013. SAMPLING TECHNIQUE AND SAMPLE SIZE The data obtained by conducting interviews, examinations pus and blood sampling of respondents who have been determined (Questionnaire in Annexe- 1)....   [tags: infection, patient, laboratory]

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Dalit Voices : A Comparative Study of Anand and Wright Novels

- This paper aims to evaluate fictional publication of Mulk Raj Anand and Richard Wright from the perspective of social justice and liberation. Anand is marked by a heartiest desire to probe India’s marginalized people, while Wright related with logic and artistic temperament for Blacks as social and Psychological humanity. Both novelist believes in human equality and mutual respect, Their humanism manifests itself in a realistic Sketch of the situation by oppressed masses, suffering various types of disability, discrimination and alienation....   [tags: Social Justice, Literary Techniques]

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Contrastive Analysis : A Comparative Study Of A Pair Of Languages

- Contrastive analysis ( CA ) is the systematic study of a pair of languages with a view to identifying their structural differences and similarities between the first language and the target language . Contrastive Analysis was extensively used in the 1960s and early 1970s as a method of explaining why some features of a Target Language were more difficult to acquire than others. Contrastive analysis is concerned with the comparison of two languages for the purpose of translation and foreign language teaching ....   [tags: Linguistics, Language acquisition, Second language]

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A Comparative Study of Mulk Anand and Richand Wright Novels

- This paper aims to evaluate fictional publication of Mulk Raj Anand and Richard Wright from the perspective of social justice and liberation. Anand is marked by a heartiest desire to probe India’s marginalized people, while Wright related with logic and artistic temperament for Blacks as social and Psychological humanity. Both novelist believes in human equality and mutual respect, Their humanism manifests itself in a realistic Sketch of the situation by oppressed masses, suffering various types of disability, discrimination and alienation....   [tags: humanism, indian writers, third world reality]

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A Corpus-Based, Comparative Study of 'Wage' and 'Salary'

- ... al 1997:176). The alternate suffix changed its word class, just as ‘sal’ had previously become ‘salarius’. Salt’s past value clearly inspired the expression ‘worth your salt’, with its historical significance still recognised idiomatically despite its commercial decline. Clause Patterns: For this investigation, I chose to focus on the various pre-modifying adjectives directly preceding the two words. Hunston wrote how “the meaning of a word is closely associated with its co-text… [and often] the meaning of words are distinguished by the patterns… in which they typically occur” (2002:46)....   [tags: linguistic analysis]

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Comparative Study of the use of the Baroque and Modern Flute in Composition

- Comparative Study of the use of the Baroque and Modern Flute in Composition A comparative study of the use of the barqoue and modern flute in composition, with specific reference to -- Sonata IV for flute and continuo by J.S Bach, and Sonata for flute and piano by Hindemith The baroque, or transverse flute is of great interest to me, mainly because of my own flute playing experience. Since listening to a concert which included both a modern orchestra and a baroque orchestra playing together in a specially written composition, and separately, I have considered the baroque flute a much softer and more beautiful instrument, in construction and sound....   [tags: Papers]

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A comparative study of the ways in which Richard Cameron and Thomas

- A comparative study of the ways in which Richard Cameron and Thomas Hardy apportion justice and sympathy towards the male characters. In 'Can't stand up for falling down' Cameron is looking at the boundaries of drama and braking them, most of the play consists of monologues, we are told of events by the female characters rather then, as is traditional in theatre, being shown them. Cameron uses this to form an intimacy between the audience and the female characters, allowing the audience to empathise with them, justify their actions and isolate the male characters....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Comparative Study of Nelson Mandela and Adolf Hitler

- A Comparative Study of Nelson Mandela and Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler and Nelson Mandela are vastly different men, however in many ways through out their lives they both held a huge influence over their countrymen, the politics of their country and inevitably they both shaped the course of history for better or worse. Their fight, was not won without a struggle, but was helped by their masterful oratorical skills and the willingness of their followers to do anything for "the cause"....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparative Study of Jewish Marriage and Hindu Marriage

- Comparative Study of Jewish Marriage and Hindu Marriage PART - I INTRODUCTION: The Old Testament is the first part of the Holy Bible. Together with the New Testament, it forms the scripture that are sacred to Christians. Jews accept only the old Testament emphasizing the idea of covenant between God and His people, and contains a record of their history to show how faithfully they observed this covenant. As a cultural treasure, the Old Testament is one of the most important source we have for knowledge of the past....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparative Study of SAR from Mobile Phones With and Without Headset

- Abstract— Mobile phone have become the most commonly used electronic gadget. A world without mobile phone is now almost unimaginable. The radiofrequency signals produced by mobile phones are transferred as electromagnetic radiation (EMR). EMR has the ability to penetrate through semi solid substances especially human body's tissues and caused dielectric heating. This effect can be classified as thermal and non thermal radiation. The skin near ear skull region is very thin compare to other part of human body....   [tags: Technology]

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A Comparative Study of Breast Cancer Detection Based on SVM and MLP BPN Classifier

- The breast cancer is a severe disease found among females all over the world. This is a type of cancer disease arising from human breast tissue cells, usually from the lobules or the inner lining of the milk ducts that provide the ducts with milk. A recent medical survey reveals that throughout the world breast cancer occurs in 22.9% of all cancers in women and it also causes 13.7% of cancer deaths in them. Breast cancer can be very harmful to all women around the world because it can lead to the loss of a breast or can even be fatal....   [tags: severe diseases in females]

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Autobiographies: Omprakash Valmiki’s Joothan (1985) and Frederick Douglass

- In this paper, I would like to attempt a comparative study of two autobiographies: Omprakash Valmiki’s Joothan (1985) and Frederick Douglass’ Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845). Through a comparative study of these two texts, I would like to bring out the similarities and differences there are between caste-based and racial violence. Toni Morrison once pleaded for the recognition of black literature on an equal footing with the white male-dominated American mainstream literature....   [tags: Comparative Study, Unequal Society]

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A Comparative Study of Evolution and Religion in Education in the United States and China

- A Comparative Study of Evolution and Religion in Education in the United States and China Buddhism does not believe in a creator god. It accepts modern ideas about the universe. Hinduism believes that the universe existed first, and then the divine spirit awoke within it and seeded itself and formed Brahma, who is the God. Hinduism, similar to Buddhism, has an evolutionary perspective of life. Both religions accept Darwin’s evolution theory. Islam, Christianity and Judaism all share the same Mesopotamian mythologies (   [tags: Compare Contrast Religious Essays]

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Movie Essays - Shakespeare's Henry Plays - A Comparative Study of Falstaff on Film

- Shakespeare's Henry Plays - A Comparative Study of Falstaff on Film The Character of Sir John Falstaff is an integral part of any adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry" plays. The treatment of this character effects the way the production will be taken by the audience as the treatment of Falstaff is directly related to the understanding of the character of Prince Hal (later Henry V). Kenneth Branagh's Henry V, the BBC versions of parts one and two of Henry IV, and Orson Welles' amalgamation Chimes at Midnight all show Falstaff in different lights, producing three different takes, not only on the character himself, but also on the interpretation of Prince Hal, and the entire workings of the...   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]

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Language Games, Writing Games - Wittgenstein and Derrida: A Comparative Study

- Language Games, Writing Games - Wittgenstein and Derrida: A Comparative Study ABSTRACT: The concept of deconstruction was first used by Derrida in transforming Heideggerian "destruction." The deconstruction of Derrida is a textintern, intertextual, in-textual activity. He plays a double game inside of philosophy, emphasizing that our thinking is embedded in metaphysics, while at the same moment he questions metaphysics. Wittgenstein's deconstruction, however, involves a new kind of reading, a Zerzettelung of the traditionally argumentative and linear thinking modes....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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Online Security Techniques

- We have done a comparative study of some security techniques and have modified and compiled the different security techniques and measures at Requirement engineering level to get better methodologies to solve the security breaches. We first conducted a survey and interview with requirement engineers to know what type of breaches are common and how do they affect the system. This will help us to know the threats and eventually help us to get solution to overcome these threats. We will take the advantages of various techniques so that the resulting technique that we get solves most of the problem....   [tags: recruiting hackers, comparative study]

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Impact of Vertical Mobility on Employee Efficiency: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Health Sectors

- INTRODUCTION: In today’s competitive environment vertical mobility is an important issue. Vertical mobility refers to a person or group's movement up or down in an organizational hierarchy. Vertical mobility is commonly referred to as social mobility; yet vertical mobility can also refer to any movement up or down a hierarchy of any kind, not necessarily related to social status in the same way that social mobility is. In an organization, vertical mobility is considered to be an important human resource practice which is of two types; upward and downward....   [tags: Health Care]

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Marriage Age Views of BYU Students

- One topic that seems often to be on the minds of students at Brigham Young University is marriage. We were interested in seeing if there is a difference in opinion between students from Utah and those from outside of Utah on what the ideal age of marriage should be. We used a Qualtrics survey online to gather data from a variety of BYU students of different areas of study including family life, European studies, engineering, exercise science, geography, and religion. We had 259 participants. This included 82 males and 177 females, both married and single....   [tags: comparative study, research]

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Proposal in Criminal Protection of the Electronic Contracts in Saudi Arabia System A comparative Analytic Study

- Proposal in Criminal protection of the electronic contracts in Saudi Arabia System A comparative analytic study Presented by Introduction The use of modern technology in the Internet enable rapid information exchange among people, which never experienced by human before. This notion encouraged many individuals prefer to end their trade contracts and legal actions through online network trade. Although, electronic commerce mainly depend on the computer system and the use of this technique showed many problems in the scientific and legal levels of network transactions....   [tags: Cyber Crime]

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Oppression and Resistance in Jamaican Reggae and Afro-Brazilian Music A Comparative Study of Race in Music and Culture

- Oppression and Resistance in Jamaican Reggae and Afro-Brazilian Music A Comparative Study of Race in Music and Culture Cultural expression frequently serves as a lens to the conditions, historical and contemporary, of a society. Film, music, and literature often serve as an extension of oral traditions and can provide us not only with a glimpse into history but can also share with us the cultural impact of the past and give us a greater understanding of the present. In the countries of Brazil and Jamaica with similar histories of oppression, from slavery, to genocide, to crushing poverty and systemic racism, it is not surprising to see a similarity in the heightened consciousness in their m...   [tags: essays papers]

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A Comparative Study of the National Curriculum for Physical Education in Australia and England

- Physical education has yet to become an established and important feature in Australian and English school programs. At one level physical education has enjoyed considerable political support, acquired support from athletes and secured a place on Australia and England's national curriculum. However on another level physical education has been the subject of crisis meetings in Australia, on the verge of being wiped out in later secondary school education in England and had numerous reviews. So why is physical education important....   [tags: PE, australian education]

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Differences in Rater Behavior

- Differences in rater behaviors are among the factors responsible for variability in the decision making process(DMP) during ratings. The interference of either the rater rating style or rater experience determines the validity and reliability of the rating score and the rater themselves. Factors related to rater inconsistencies identification and measurement in DMP is necessary to avoid factors underlying variability in decision making process . Several studies have identified rater proficiency level, rater experiences and tasks as its factors....   [tags: Comparative Study, Decision Making Process]

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Comparative Resolution

- The Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) is a negotiation theory that refers to a course of action one plans to partake in the occurrence of breakdown of a negotiation process or a solution to a negotiation process if not reached. The concept first coined into being by Ury and Rogeris perceived to be the key to successful negotiators (Fisher, 1991). Importance on BATNA is based on the facilitation of options to a negotiation. They are thus deemed to be the edge one gains thus diminishing considerably the risk of accepting unfavourable terms in an agreement....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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Comparative Analysis of Local and Imported Mobile Phones

- Comparative Analysis Between Local and Imported Mobile Phones in Terms of Feature and Functionality Mobile phones are abounded in the Philippines. Nowadays, most Filipinos, rich or poor, are hooked in mobile phones. Over the years, mobile phones have evolved and as of today, they have spectacular features that are useful to its users. Mobile phones become very essential to its users because it combines different features in one gadget only. Radio, camera, music player, television and other wonderful features were added by the phone makers to a typical texting phone making the mobile phone an all around gadget....   [tags: comparative analysis, feature, fuctionality]

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Comparative Theology, Comparative Religion, And Philosophy Of Religion

- ... In contrast, comparative theology looks intensely into different religions to profit one’s own faith. This type of comparative study is beneficial for individuals who would like to pursue a deeper appreciation of their faith. The final form of comparative studies is philosophy of theology which sees itself as an objective form of study. 3. What is a Christian sacrament. What are the seven sacraments found in Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. How are they significant for Christian worship. How do they use earthly elements to help humans relate to transcendent divinity....   [tags: Religion, God, Theology, Catholic Church]

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Political Science and Comparative Politics

- Comparative politics is an important aspect of political science in that instead of studying how this country functions, it studies why other countries around the world are the way they are. There must be some medium for finding the differences and similarities between one county and another. Another very important reason to study comparative politics is to better understand how certain regimes work. While studying comparative politics there one is regime that stands out to me. The rise of China as one of today’s economic powers is facsating....   [tags: economic systems, china, communism]

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The Study of Cyber Bullying Victimization on Children Who Are Addicted to the Internet

- The study described in the article is a qualitative research since it seeks to explore a phenomenon whose outcomes are not known. The study investigates the problem of cyber-bullying victimization on children who are addicted to using the Internet (Tokunaga, 2010, p. 277). The findings of the study are important to teachers and parents whose children fall victim to cyber-bullying. The guardians can use the findings to detect and manage internet addiction and cyber bullying among children (Tokunaga, 2010, p....   [tags: video games, violence, study]

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Comparative Politics

- “Those who only know one country know no country.” – Seymour Martin Lipset. The scholar Guy Swanson once said, “Thinking without comparison is unthinkable. And, in the absence of comparison, so is all scientific thought and scientific research.” (cited in Ragin, 1992). As such, comparison is necessary for the development of political science. The ‘art of comparing’ can be seen as what experimentation is to most sciences – the principal and most effective way to test theory. (Peters, 1998) This essay seeks to describe the different aspects of the ‘art of comparing’ and also to detail the reasons why the comparative method is a necessary tool in the belt of any political scientist....   [tags: democracy, government]

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Persimmons by Young-Lee versus Study Of Two Pears by Stevens

- Compare, contrast and contextualize Wallace Stevens, "Study of Two Pears" and Li Young-Lee, "Persimmons". Compare, contrast and contextualize Wallace Stevens, "Study of Two Pears" and Li Young-Lee, "Persimmons". (1) Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on October 2, 1879, and became one the most accomplished poets of his era. His modernist ideology coincides with colleagues such as T.S. Elliot and Ezra Pound. In his life Stevens wrote many poems, collected in over ten major publications, and won the Pulitzer price in 1955 for his works....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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The Importance of Studying Comparative Politics

- The Importance of Studying Comparative Politics Comparative politics is an important aspect of political science in that instead of studying how this country functions, it studies why other countries around the world are the way they are. There must be some medium for finding the differences and similarities between one county and another in order discover what can effect such aspects as economic strength, military strength, and the structure of the regime in power. One reason to compare countries is to help ourselves by allowing us to learn about other countries while escaping the ethnocentric fallacy many of us have....   [tags: Political Science]

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A Comparative Analysis: British and Chinese Clothing Concepts

- A Comparative Analysis: British and Chinese Clothing Concepts 1.0 Introduction 1.1. Background Information The importance of dressing and fashion has been a subject in many societies especially the relation between clothing and the shape of both national and social setups of these societies (Crane, 2000). Many academicians, writers and authors have adopted the use of dressing in their literary works to reveal the differences in physical environments, social structures, racial relations, religious movements and political associations....   [tags: Culture ]

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Gandhi and Comparative Religion

- Gandhi and Comparative Religion Mahatma Gandhi was deeply interested in the comparative study of religions since the days of his youth. His interest in religious matters was due to the background of India, which was saturated with religious ideas and spirituality. Religion, to Gandhi, was not a matter of individual experience: Gandhi found God within creation. The meaning of the word 'Dharma' is 'religion' in India. This is a comprehensive term which embraces all of humanity. Gandhi referred to "God" as "Truth," which has great significance....   [tags: God Spirituality Papers]

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Influences of the Rationalist, Structuralist and Culturalist Theoretical Approaches on Comparative Politics

- ... Political theorist Antonio Gramsci pointed out that coherence between these two schools of thought can be found when considering the fact that whilst, according to Marxist teachings, capitalist societies are based on underlying structural conflict between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, the manifestation of such conflict is dependent on the cultural circumstances of the country concerned. Similarly to culturalists, structuralists adopt a form of methodological holism. Structuralists task themselves with identifying the underlying dynamics that govern social systems as a whole, and upon doing so are able to embark on comparison between larger groups of countries governed by similar s...   [tags: behavior, cost, society]

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Comparative Analysis Of ' The Perils Of Obedience '

- Comparative Analysis Obedience to authority and willingness to obey an authority against one’s morals has been a topic of debate for decades. Stanley Milgrim, a Yale psychologist, conducted a study in which his subjects were commanded by a person in authority to initiate lethal shocks to a learner; his experiment is discussed in detail in the article “The Perils of Obedience” (Milgrim 77). Milgrim’s studies are said to be the most “influential and controversial studies of modern psychology” (Levine).While the leaner did not actually receive fatal shocks, an actor pretended to be in extreme pain, and 60 percent of the subjects were fully obedient, despite evidence displaying they believed wh...   [tags: Stanford prison experiment, Milgram experiment]

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Comparative Ideas in Anthropological Thinking

- Anthropology, akin to other academic disciplines, has stirred among its colleagues debates of theories. As anthropologists have attempted to explain human behavior and culture a few of these premises have been discredited, others dismantled and portions renovated, and still others have become staples of anthropological analysis. Regardless of modern opinion regarding the theories of past anthropologists, elements of each concept remain essential to study. By utilizing the resources of McGee and Warms, Moore, Perry, Salzman, Sokolvosky, and Spencer, I will evaluate pairs of ideas in anthropology that include ideographic and nomeothetic, unilinear evolution and neoevolution, and organic and su...   [tags: theory debates, academin disciplines]

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Restorative Justice: Comparative Studies

- When considering studies in corrections on a global scale it is important to understand how to utilize the most applicable method to gather knowledge. Comparative studies are often used to explore methods for explicating or developing knowledge and attitudes. Comparative research examines cases with the intention to reveal the structure and invariance or unchanging relationship for an entire group or population. In this case, and for the purpose of this paper, the comparative research is suggested to be used in corrections on a global scale....   [tags: corrections, incarceration]

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Comparative Analysis of "The Spanish Inquisition" and "Trent 1475"

- In his lengthy undertaking, The Spanish Inquisition: A Historical Revision Henry Kamen attempts to readjust his readers thinking about the infamous Spanish Inquisition. Thirty years of research brought him to the conclusion that there was less persecution and horror in the Inquisition than pop culture and historians have drawn. In Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial, R. Po-Chia Hsia takes the reader on a dark journey to the wretched persecution of a small community of Jews in the Italian city of Trent....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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A Comparative Analysis into Oral and Topically Applying Vitamin A in the Topic of Photo Ageing

- Contents. Front Cover…………………………………………………………………………...Page 1. Introduction………………………………………………………………...…………Page 2. Research Proposal…………………………………………………………………..Page 3. Literature Review………………………………………………………………….…Page 7. Methodology Discussion of Findings Conclusion Bibliography   Introduction. The purpose of this study is to research topically applied and orally taken vitamin A for the treatment of photo ageing. From this data it will then be determined whether one is more effective than the other in the treatment of photo ageing....   [tags: beauty industry]

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Comparative Analysis- Leadership

- Comparative Analysis Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. —Peter Druckerown. Have you ever wondered how a person became a leader. Over time, we have seen some of the greatest leaders lead there countries such as George Washington or even Nelson Mandela. We have seen some of the greatest leaders in sports lead there team to championships such as Ray Lewis, Michael Jordan, and Magic Johnson....   [tags: personality, leadership skills]

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Comparative Analysis of Cultural Ideologies in Norway and the United States

- Comparative Analysis of Cultural Ideologies in Norway and the United States The intent of this paper is to examine individualistic and communitarian cultural ideologies within two distinctly different political environments. The first challenge in comparing two nations is deciding which approach is most appropriate. There are several approaches in political science that have proven most beneficial when making comparisons. This study will use a comparative government approach to examine the political institutions, processes, constitutions, and functions of government within each of the two countries selected....   [tags: Individualistic Communitarian Culture Essays]

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A Comparative Analysis of Political Communication in Turkey

- A Comparative Analysis of Political Communication in Turkey Case In Turkey case of this paper, I will try to analyse Turkish media system with the theoretical framework which is developed by Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini in the article of Comparing Media Systems, Three Models of Media and Politics. I will make an attempt in order to investigate the basic characteristics of the media systems in Turkey, moreover I will bring the relationship between the state and the media through four dimensions, which are developments of the mass press, political parallelism, journalistic professionalism and the role of the state, developed by Hallin and Mancini’s work (Hallin and Mancini, 2005: pp....   [tags: political parallelism, turkey, media]

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Comparative Analysis Of Three Big Companies

- ... WorldCom has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2002. Health South (Lupica, 2014), one of the biggest healthcare provider, committed fraud by increasing the value of their earnings on papers and increasing the values of their stock prices. Many investors were fooled by the company’s accounting figures. Health south used to fill the gap of actual figures and target figures by making false entries in their accounts. After this fraud got exposed, many high level executive were sent to jail who spent their precious years cleaning toilets....   [tags: Enron, Enron scandal, Accounting scandals, Fraud]

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A Research Study On The Protective Immunity

- ... In the current study, we compared vaccination with either tattoo gun or microneedle using our well-studied DNA epitope vaccines and our unique HLA-A2.1 transgenic rabbit model (39). Read out was tumor outgrowth rates and tumor size. We demonstrated that these two novel DNA delivery systems can be used for DNA vaccination in the rabbit model. The preparation and coding efficacy of bullets for gene gun delivery largely depends on the quality of tubing and other reagents. We encountered discontinuation of tubing from the original suppliers and the new supplier gave less satisfactory coating....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, DNA vaccination]

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The Study of Political Science

- Political science includes a wide range of topics that attempts to describe and explain the political process, politics, and the relationship among governments. As American citizens we should all be informed and be educated about all these above topics. We as citizens cannot be unconscious of our government as the government can make or break our lives. The general areas of study in political science include American government and politics, political theory, public administration, public law, comparative politics and international relations....   [tags: Political science,]

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Oscula Study of a Sponge

- ... The shallow pristine site, Meteor Bay is generally protected from wave action, but there are regular storm events throughout the year. Absence of oceanic water currents leaves wave action as the major source of mixing and water movement. A possible advantage for C. reniformis specimens to acquire larger sized oscules might be described with the need of catching desired food particles in a water movement zone affected by wave action. Continuous oscillation of particles in a wave action could make it harder to catch desired particles for a sponge with small sized osculas....   [tags: levels, location, action, storm]

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The Benefits of Cross-national Comparative Public Policy

- TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 1 1.1. Theoretical Framework 2 1.2. Methodology 2 2. A CRITIQUE ON THE COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF REGIONAL POLICIES 3 2.1. Structural Analysis of the Selected Articles 3 2.2. Transcendental Analysis of Articles 8 3. INFERENCES 9 4. REFERENCES 10 1. INTRODUCTION According to Doods (2013) comparing public policies between different countries can provide researchers, decision makers and local authorities to develop their own policies and keep up with the global currents....   [tags: Public Policy Essays]

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Measuring the Impact of Working Capital Management on Net Operating Profitability: A Comparative Analysis of Cement and Oil and Sector in Pakistan

- 1. Introduction Working capital in an important component of financial management and basically Working Capital Management (WCM) has been approached in numerous ways. It focuses attention to the managing of the current assets, current liability and their relationships that exist between them. In other words, working capital management may be defined as the management of a firm’s liquid assets, cash, marketable securities, accounts receivable and inventories. In the present day context of rising capital cost and scarce funds, the importance of working capital needs special emphasis....   [tags: Capital Management ]

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Thematic Analysis : Emergent Themes, Qualitative Coding And Analysis Using A Constant Comparative Approach

- ... spiritual, teenage pregnancy, young marriage. The table was then reformatted for similar concepts to be grouped, and themes/major categories identified as illustrated in Table 1. From this initial table, higher frequencies were then coded in relation to each participant to create the final categories. In instances where participants were repetitive with concepts, this was excluded from the final table. The excerpts revealed three major themes: Breaking the Cycle, Repeating the Cycle and Identified Struggles....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Theme]

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Comparative Analysis on Education System Between France and the U.S.

- ... Students complete the lycée with an examination at age 18 and get a baccalauréat, which entitles them to a university admission” (Roskin 97). With this being stated, we can easily grasp the concept that being a student in America, one can effortlessly get by. On the other hand, if being a student in France, it requires a little more effort. Moreover, there are standardized exams in both France and the U.S. that a student must take when reaching the end of the high school education, in order to move forward to a University....   [tags: junior high, college, Lycée]

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Comparative Culture May Be of Value to International Business

- To make comparative culture may be value into international business it can be issues in social stratification with rank some people more highly than others like dictates a person’ class, status and financial rewards within that culture. In business, this may entail ranking members of managerial groups more highly than production group members. For issues, the social stratification is determined by individual’s achievements and qualification, next the affiliation with or membership in certain groups and this two points or factors interact but the importance of one versus the other varies by business function and by culture....   [tags: ethnic and racial groups, social stratification]

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Case Study : A fresh approach for OCR

- In this modern era , everybody wants the information to be stored, retrieved and processed as fast as possible. Paper based Documentation has become obsolete these days , all the information are captured in digital (electronic data) format and stored in secure place. The methodology discussed in the present paper reduces the storage cost , ensures the security and increases the data accessibility. Most of the organizations have already stepped into the digital world. Here, the concern is, their past information is yet to be migrated from image or paper based document into digital text based documents....   [tags: Optical Character Recognition, information]

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Comparative Essay: Mothers With A Divided Heart

- Comparative Essay: Mothers With A Divided Heart Kathy O'Reilly April 3, 1997 Comparative Essay The importance of raising children to be productive members of a rapidly evolving, achievement oriented society, is paramount to the success of the family and the global economy. At the same time, the stresses of every day individual economic and personal fulfillment needs are a significant counter force. This force works against the available time and effort required for mothers to successfully nurture their young....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparative Management Practices In China And The West

- Comparative Management Practices in China and the West It is true to say that globalisation is a two-way street. As international business and trade continue to grow, models of organisations and approaches to management are beginning to merge; nevertheless it remains imperative for firms to understand and govern across the myriad of cultural differences which still exist. These differences seem most apparent in China, where managerial values are deeply rooted in archaic and powerful culture. Some authors argue that even with a certain degree of convergence between Chinese and Western cultures, such convergence does have its restrictions....   [tags: International Business]

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Comparative Analysis of the Theories and Methods Used in Inked into Crime? and Nonmainstream Body Modification

- ... The first study was done in a period of 53 years while the second study was done in a period of 2 years. Another difference is that the first study relied on a different type of sampling than the second. The first one involved quota sampling because the researchers knew exactly who they wanted to choose for participants in their study. The second study involved both random and accidental sampling for data observation and collection. I believe that Jennings, Hahn, and Farrington’s (2014) study was less effective than Myer’s study....   [tags: genital piercing, tatoos, scaring, burning]

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Impact of Acquisition on Employees Performance: A Case Study of RBS

- Acquisitions of a firm have been vital tools of corporate growth and have become an attractive means by which to grow an enterprise. Acquisition refers to a purchase of a firm by another firm these are either in same size or in different sizes. When one company acquire/ take over another company and clearly establishes itself as the new owner of the company, this type of purchase is called an acquisition. An acquisition, also known as a takeover, is the buying of one company by another. In the former case, the companies cooperate in negotiations in the latter case, the takeover target is unwilling to be bought or the target's board has no prior knowledge of the offer....   [tags: Business Management]

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Innovative Seismic Retrofitting of Bridge: A Perspective Study

- Introduction Many existing bridges structure has been designed without seismic provisions are vulnerable which has demonstrated by recent earthquake. The consequent of the extensive damage to bridge structure include potential loss of life and property, and interruption of transportation system that can contribute to major economic and impact to the society. Concern about the vulnerability of bridges being damage, there are significant need to perform adequate seismic retrofit technique prior to future seismic event....   [tags: bridge structure, bridge pier, jacketing method]

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A Pragmatic Approach for Comparative Analysis of Linear and Rotary Generators

- A Pragmatic Approach for Comparative Analysis of Linear and Rotary Generators ABSTRACT This paper identifies the need for consolidating analysis techniques for the purpose of designing linear electrical generation systems. Additionally, it identifies a need for concise system development tools that help designers make practical comparisons between linear and rotary machines. INTRODUCTION The basic principles for converting mechanical energy to electrical energy have been known for over a century....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Independent Study Project

- Comparative Study of Murder Mysteries; Agatha Christie and Sheila Radley The novels Death of a Maiden and Appointment with Death, written by Sheila Radley and Agatha Christie, are murder mysteries describing a betrayal of trust. While both are similar in this way, it is the differences between the two novels that make the similarities remarkable. By comparing the victims, the killers, and the investigators, the differences in the novels are revealed. The victims in the novels, Mary Gadge and Mrs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Challenges Of Academic Study Of Religion

- ... For example, the political leaders of many Muslim world use their political power to shape or direct the religious discourse of their counties. In this sense, they will not let the emergence of democratic and pluralistic interpretation and study of religion, which may undermine the legitimacy of political authority. Political authorities mediate contemporary studies of religion and specifically Islam in the Muslim majority societies. Thus, it is difficult to find a form of doctrinal pluralism and respect it....   [tags: Religion, Sociology, Society, Truth]

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Psychology Is The Study Of The Human Mind

- Psychology means the “study of the human mind”. The field of psychology is in terms of time, is relatively new to the science circuit. Many men and women have come and gone since the time of Wilhelm Wundt and William James. Even in the infancy of psychology the “founding fathers” had different positions on what psychology meant and how it should be perceived and used. Wilhelm Wundt, known as the “father of experimental psychology” founded the first psychological laboratory in Leipzig, Germany in 1879....   [tags: Psychology, Sigmund Freud, Human behavior]

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Choosing The Most Appropriate Qualitative Research Methodologies For A Particular Study

- Choosing the most appropriate qualitative research methodologies for a particular study is not only vital, but challenging as it is carried out when we wish to understand meanings, look at, describe and understand experience, ideas, beliefs and values and other intangibles such as these. Qualitative research is usually used, primarily, with practice and process rather than outcomes. The focus is on the process that is occurring during the investigation instead of the outcome of the actual process....   [tags: Qualitative research, Scientific method]

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Early Intervention and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention: Evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study

- Early Intervention and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention: Evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) (Mann, E. A., & Reynolds, A. J., 2006). The Chicago Longitudinal Study (CLS) was a quasi-experimental design study which investigated the role of Child-Parent Center (CPC), early education intervention (independent variable) and child, family, peer and school-level predictors on court-reported juvenile delinquency (dependent variable). The predictor variables used have been supported through extensive research and included: early antisocial behavior, individual-level attributes of the child family attributes, and social characteristics of both the child and the family (Lipsey & Derzon,...   [tags: Cost Benefit Analysis, Secondary Data]

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Why Psychology Is The Scientific Study Of The Human Mind And Its Functions

- ... I will most likely be focusing on the cognitive branch of psychology. Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology which is mainly concerned with the mental processes. Things like perception, thinking, learning and memory. One reason I chose this particular branch was because it focuses on the way humans process information. Meaning we look at how the person treats this new information as it is given to them and what their immediate response will be. It intrigues me to know more about the human mind about it processes certain ideas and news....   [tags: Psychology, Cognition, Thought, Mind]

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Comparative Analysis of Economic and Political Cleavages in South Africa and Zimbabwe

- Comparative Analysis of Economic and Political Cleavages in South Africa and Zimbabwe Introduction Comparative politics is concerned with examining the characteristics or qualities of two different political entities to discover resemblances or differences. These entities can be general in nature, for example, the comparison of two countries, or more specific in nature, comparing two different systems of government. But, whether general or specific in nature, comparative politics tries to determine what caused the governments to form in the way that they did....   [tags: Economics South Africa Zimbabwe Essays]

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Why Is Religion Important?

- Why is it important to study the world's religions in the college and university curriculum. Religious Studies is intellectually exciting because it provides access to the mystery of the other. Religion is one of the primary disciplines for investigating the boundary questions of life and death, of love and hate, that characterize the human condition. All persons crave for self-transcendence in one mode or another. Religious Studies provides the opportunity to understand, with depth and nuance, the many beliefs and rituals that move persons to appreciate the alternative world of the religious reality....   [tags: Why Study Religion?]

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Application: Comparative Look at Action Research

- Research can be seen as an orderly approach to investigate a subject matter for the purpose of obtaining and adding new knowledge (Ross, 2005 Ed). Research in education, is very dynamic because of the change we experienced in the 21st century classroom. “The movement of people and the transition of culture and language to the classroom and how we deal with it are answer through the use of researches” (Opie, 2003). The paradigm shift in the job market to a more technological advance environment the school is currently place on test to meet these challenges, but preparing it student for the world of work....   [tags: research, educational conduct, focus area]

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