Research Database

Youth In Adult Court

A 5 page paper. Should youth who commit violent crimes be tried in adult court rather than in juvenile court? This is a hotly debated topic but the tide is turning against this practice. Thesis: While there are many mitigating factors when considering trying youth in adult court, in general, the answer is no. This thesis is based on the neurological developmental stage of adolescents. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Global Warming Research Proposal

A 3 page paper. The essay introduces the topic of global warming and notes that this issue remains a topic of controversy, which the writer explains. Following this narrative about the topic, the writer reports the purpose for writing the paper, the reason for selecting this topic, the intended audience, the writer's position on the topic and the thesis statement. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Language Shapes Thoughts

A 9 page paper. One of the more recent questions about language is: Does language shape thoughts? This is the topic discussed in this essay. The paper is written in the format of a research paper. Literature t the thesis is includes as are two written opinions against the premise. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Temporary Workers and Mid-sized Corporations

A 40 page paper / model thesis that outlines the topic of the use and misuse of temporary workers is mid-sized corporations, and supports the thesis that temporary worker exploitation is not cost effective. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

Reflection On The Pastor As A Minor Poet By Barnes

A 6 page paper that reflects on the entitled book by M. Craig Barnes. There are both major theses and sub-theses in this work. Barnes is able to connect them and intertwine them to provide an engaging and interesting read. Each is important to understand the totality of the book and to learn the lessons included. The theses are discussed. The writer then cites three things pastors can do to impact ministry in the future. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Kate Chopin/Story of an Hour

A 6 page essay that first of all describes to the student researching this subject (in one paragraph) why the student's proposed thesis that Louise Mallard in Kate Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour" committed suicide and why the writer chose the alternate thesis that she was murdered. The writer then offers an argument that explains and supports this thesis, which relies on the idea that while the murder was inadvertent, it nevertheless was the sight of her husband alive that shocked Louse into a fatal heart attack. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Dehumanization: Why do we do it?

This five page paper explores why man is willing to inflict cruelty and death on other human beings. Focus is on the events during the Holocaust, but many other examples are given as well. Considers whether the new mechanical era is a cause. Argues a central thesis. Excellent paper showing the use of thesis and the support of that thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mohammed, Charlemagne & Origins of Europe

A 7 page essay that analyzes Richard Hodges and David Whitehouse's 1983 text Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe: Archeology and the Pirenne Thesis, which is part of a continuing body of historical scholarship that addresses the nature and validity of Henri Pirenne's famous thesis concerning the origins of the medieval period. This examination demonstrates that, while the fringe elements of Pirenne's thesis can be disputed, the basic premise, which is that Rome did not disappear as a viable political entity quickly, but rather was a victim of gradual decline, is largely substantiated by recent research. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

BERGER AND THE INDIGENOUS NATIVES

This 5 page paper examines the thesis of Thomas Berger in his book The Long Shadow. The thesis is that indigenous people (i.e., natives) in the Americans are being as shabbily treated today by corporations and private concerns as they were hundreds of years ago as settlers began to infiltrate their lands. The paper names current examples of why Berger's thesis is correct. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Self-Efficacy/Childhood Obesity

A 4 page research paper that explores two topics. The first topic addressed is self-efficacy and its influence on human behavior. The second topic is the advantages of taking a social marketing approach to the problem of childhood obesity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Genesis 1-3

A 7 page paper that begins with the thesis that the serpent was the catalyst for disobedience, therefore, the serpent is the origin of evil. The paper discusses the roles of God, Adam, Eve and the serpent and reports different interpretations found in the literature on this topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

TUTORIAL: COMPOSITION OF AN ACADEMIC ESSAY

This tutorial essay offers some samples of what the standard academic essay should offer, particularly as it pertains to support of a thesis. Topics covered include definition, cause and effect, comparison and exemplification.

The Birth and Early Development of Comedy

5 pages. The interesting beginning of comedy is the topic of this paper. During the time of King Louis XIV comedy was born. Up until then the tragedy was the main theme of stage productions. This paper will trace the history and development of comedy in the Renaissance time as compared to now, with the main thesis of this paper being the difference between comedy and tragedy of that time period. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

School Vouchers

In 7 pages the author discusses the school vouchers, one of the current topics in education and public policy. While incorporating the pros and cons, the author supports the thesis that school vouchers are not a good idea. FREE outline included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Second Hand Smoke is a Political Issue

This 5 page paper supports the thesis that ETS is a political, and not a health, issue. The history of the smoking wars is included. Medical evidence pointing to the ambiguity of the topic is included. Bibliography lists 10 sources .

Maxine Hong Kingston and Maya Angelou: Autobiographical Reflections of Women

This 9 page paper provides an overview of a research paper that compares Maxine Hong Kingston and Maya Angelou's autobiographies. This paper provides a thesis statement, an outline, and reference sections, as well as a paper on the topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Salem Witch Trials - An Annotated Bibliography:

This 6 page annotated bibliography gives a detailed description of 12 sources related to the topic of the Salem Witch Trials. This paper also provides an abstract, thesis, and paper development plan. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Women of Early Modern Europe: Sophie Cheron

7 pages in length. Elisabeth Sophie Chéron is the main topic of this interesting documnent on the women of early modern Europe. Rather than being a biography of her life, it argues a clear thesis of the fact that the female of that time was as socially and creatively strong as her male counterparts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Counselors' Knowledge of AIDS/HIV-Related Issues

This 7 page thesis paper provides support for the education of counselors in HIV and AIDS related issues. Literature on the topic is reviewed and analyzed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Work-Related Hearing Loss:

This 5 page paper discusses the issue of work-related hearing loss and outlines the causes. Furthermore, this paper explores the scope of evidence on this topic and includes it in this paper to underscore the thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Managing Employees' Resistance to Change

An 11 page paper presenting Chapter One of a thesis addressing this topic. Contents of the chapter include an introduction for the study, need for the study, statement of the problem, the purpose of the study, hypotheses to be tested, a statement of limitations and assumptions, definition of terms to be used in the study, a brief outline of the organization of the study, and a summary of Chapter 1. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Writing Strategies in Julius Caesar

5 pages in length. Gives examples of six strategies of writing including the interest device, thesis, topic sentence, unity of paragraphs, transitions and conclusion. Also included in this analysis of Julius Caesar are the methods used in these techniques, such as illustration, classification, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, and process analysis and definition.

Frances Burney's 'Cecilia' & Charlotte Lennox's 'The Female Quixote'

A 4 page, thesis-orientated essay in which the writer explores and compares the theme of inheritance in these two classic stories.

Dirlik's The Origins of Chinese Communism

This 4 page paper examines the author's central thesis. Bibliography includes 4 sources.

MACROECONOMICS QUESTIONS

This 5-page paper discusses various macroeconomic topics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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