Case History Essays

  • A Defense Of Individualism Based On Foydor Dostoevskys Novel:notes F

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    Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND, has held many labels, such as being a case history of nuerosis or a specimen of modern tragedy. The most popular label it has obtained however, is being the author's defense of individualism. The novel is writen as a performance, part triad, part memoir, by a nameless personage who claims to be writing for hiomself but consistently maipulates the reader--of whom he is morbidly aware-- to the point where there seems to be no judgement the reader

  • Anthropological Feminism In Jane Campion's The Piano

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    father's pocket to buy candy to buy friends, listening in terror to her parents quarrel, being shamed in the "rite of passage" that comes with the tell-tale blood of menarche, experiencing the barrier-reef of adolescent self-consciousness that in her case is never overcome, and discovering the psychological salvation that can be found in a talent -- for her, writing. The fat, red-headed child looked like one of a kind; but then Campion paired her with an adult actress who was entirely convincing as

  • Tia Sharp Governance Essay

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    This essay predominantly focuses on the governance issues in regards to the organisations involved in the Tia Sharp case. Tia Sharp of Pollards Hill, Mitcham, was murdered in August 2012 at the hands of her grandmother’s partner Stuart Hazell who was jailed for 38 years after pleading guilty in May of that year. The body of the Raynes Park High School student was found wrapped in bin liners in the loft of the home that Hazell shared with Tia’s grandmother in the Lindens, New Addington, on August

  • Chinese Culture Exposed in the Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee

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    Chinese Culture Exposed in the Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee In by reading the Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee, I gained a perspective of the people and culture of China. This book showed the analysis of Chinese saw and the background of Chinese history. Judge Dee, during the Tang Dynasty, was a well-known statesman and a magistrate to a town called Chang-Ping. He was known to be a famous detective, in which he could solve all crimes. In the Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee, he is faced with three

  • Spontaneous Human Combustion

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    Spontaneous Human Combustion or SHC. There are many documented cases throughout history. The earliest cases go as far back as the early 16th century. Then there are the ones that are as recent as 1998 but have no better explanation of what happen then the ones in the 16th century did. There are truly only two types of cases: fatal and non-fatal. The fatal cases of SHC represent three-quarters of all the reported incidents. The most common of these cases is the famous "bedroom burnings" in which a victim is

  • A Priori Knowledge

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    Epistemology is he study of our right to the beliefs we have. In a broader sense, we start from what we call our cognitive stances, and ask whether we are justified to have these stances. When discussing cognitive stances, we must include both our beliefs as well as what we take to be our knowing. At an even deeper level we examine our attitudes towards the various strategies and methods we use to get new beliefs and filter out old ones. Epistemology is concerned then with whether we have acted responsibly

  • Admiralty Outline

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         First Congress included Cases of Admiralty/Maritime in Judiciary Act. ii.     Supremacy Clause. b.     If say that case is admiralty/maritime case, governed by admiralty law, is to say that substantive admiralty law applies. i.     Differences: statute of limitations, comparative laws for recovery, etc. a.     Main: trial by judge. From very beginning, admiralty cases are w/o juries. May be why someone brings suit in admiralty – to avoid the jury. ii.     Admiralty cases can’t be removed from state

  • Elena Case Study

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    the PS need in a case, because of her background and experience; she can also pick up on underlying issues that may not be present in the initial report. Elena has never had to complete any actions pertaining to in-home services, but she is familiar with the programs that the department offers. She has in this past year, helped many clients complete Medicaid applications and referred them to the assessment team for potential in-home services. An example of this would be the cases of Rosie W., Craig

  • Case-Based Environmental Ethics

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    Case-Based Environmental Ethics Cases have been widely used in medical ethics and law. In both fields, numerous books and articles about cases have appeared, including book-length catalogs of cases. I argue that pluralistic casuistry provides an adequate approach to environmental ethics. It retains the strengths while avoiding the weaknesses of the other approaches. Importantly, it resolves some broader theoretical issues and provides a clear, explicit methodology for education and praxis.

  • The Procurement Process and Specifications

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    ensuring effective planning. The most appropriate process for generating and reviewing procurement specifications would include defining the outcome, defining specifications, identifying risks, researching the procurement market, and preparing a business case (“Guidance on the Mandatory Procurement Procedures”, 2005). Defining the outcome is the first important step in generating and reviewing procurement requirements and specifications because it provides clear and precise description of what needs to

  • American's Overuse of Cell Phones

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    From alarm clocks to step counters, price checkers to language teachers, smart phones these days have it all. Add instant connectivity to people across the globe, and it’s no wonder young adults are using their phones almost eight hours a day (qtd. in Spend Your Hour). Ironically, excessive cell phone use has neither increased productivity nor created stronger relationships—quite the contrary, actually. University of Maryland researchers are studying whether cell phones cause selfishness

  • Instrumental Rationality and the Instrumental Doctrine

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    itself: means to ends cannot be rational unless the ends are rational. First, I explore cases-involving ‘proximate’ ends (that is, ends whose achievement is instrumental to the pursuit of some more fundamental end) — where even instrumentalists must concede that the rationality of a strategy presupposes the rationality of the end it serves. Second, I draw attention to the counter-intuitive consequences — in cases involving ‘non-proximate’ ends — of substituting (allegedly more manageable) questions

  • The Two Different Cases Regarding Capital Punishment

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    The Two Different Cases Regarding Capital Punishment Thesis : In principle a case can be made on moral grounds both supporting and opposing capital punishment. Two different cases can be made. One is based on justice and the nature of a moral community. This leads to a defense of capital punishment. The second is based on love and the nature of an ideal spiritual community. This leads to a rejection of capital punishment. JUSTICE AND THE NATURE OF MORAL COMMUNITY A central principal

  • Investigation of Falling Cake Cases

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    Investigation of Falling Cake Cases Planning and Introduction: To begin I will explain the term terminal velocity. Terminal velocity is the maximum speed that a given fallen object can obtain. Terminal velocity is obtained in this way; when an object first starts falling, it accelerates for some while after starting. Eventually the force upwards due to the air flowing over the objects body is equal to the weight acting downwards, and it no longer accelerates. We can also obtain by

  • Farrow V. Strange

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    Facts of the Case – In December 2005, Farrow alleged that Dr. Strange, the Medical Director of Radiology for St. Francis, made sexual propositions to her. Farrow stated that she rejected those advances and reported them to the human resources department. She then states that in February 2006, Dr. Strange made a sexually inappropriate comment to her. Farrow then stated that she informed the supervisor of Radiology, Eric Bandon, about the unwanted advances that she received from Dr. Strange and explained

  • The Vishaka Case Study

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    The much awaited sexual harassment act which came into effect from 9th December 2013,nearly 16 years after the vishaka case, was expected to be a beacon of women empowerment and safeguard the most basic of intrest's of a working women,her dignity. However, instead of answering all the questions,this act has rather left a gaping hole in the minds of the women or rather the public in large with regard to its effectiveness. The act has several basic flaws at every level of it's creation,the fundamental

  • Bullied to Death in School

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    a year. Bullying is generally cruel, malicious, or humiliating behavior towards an individual or even a group of various aged people. It is demeaning and can cause untold stress, anger and suffering to those on the receiving end, which in some cases can lead to suicide. Bullying may occur in both verbal and physical forms. Bullying that does not involve hitting and kicking can be just as damaging as actual full out fighting. Some of the ways verbal bullying occurs are by, name calling, making

  • The Domestic Violence Crisis in America

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    offenses as there was 75 years ago. You may not think there are as many cases of domestic violence. Domestic violence isn’t always a husband or boy friend beating their kid or girlfriend/wife. There are several different types of domestic violence, a man beating a women, a man beating his child, a woman beating her significant other, a woman beating her child, or a child abusing his/her parents verbally or physically. There are also cases not only on physical and verbal assault; there are sexual assaults

  • Abortion Cases of the 19th Century

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    Abortion Cases of the 19th Century Although abortions were very dangerous, as well as socially unacceptable during the nineteenth century, women were not altogether unable to obtain abortions and many suffered accusations of infanticide. Here I will present a few of the more famous cases from the period, demonstrating the occurrence of abortion, the availability of providers, and the consequences faced by those who necessitated the procedure. One case that dominated the pages of The Revolution

  • Justice As Desert: Is There Any Such Thing?

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    specified fairly readily. A sick child deserves medicine, a hungry child deserves food, children deserve an education...' This seems to imply that these are cases in which what one deserves is clear-cut, and only when 'the cases become more complicated' does it become 'progressively more difficult' to determine desert. I would submit that these cases are not nearly so cut-and-dry, in terms of determining desert, as one might imagine. Is it really correct to say that a sick child deserves medicine? Who