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Obesity in Children --...
Asher, Christopher K.
Bailey, Jodi R.
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History and psychology of baby abandonment and infanticide
Abandoned children; Infanticide; Infanticide--History;
The author recounts incidents of child abandonment and infanticide in history, offering information on the reasons for it, methods, psychological damage, and alternatives.
Accounting in the World of Business
Accounting--Moral and ethical aspects; Corporations--Accounting; Enron Corp.--Accounting--Corrupt practices; WorldCom (Firm)--Accounting;
The author, an academic advisor for accounting students, asks some difficult questions about the accounting profession in this thesis in light of the Enron and World Com scandals. In these cases, the accounting...
Advertising Effectively Has Changed, Have You?
This thesis explores the various techniques of advertising and how it has changed, and describes the most effective means for different situations in today's market.
Affirmative action: the psychological effect
Affirmative action programs;
This paper focuses on the need to amend the affirmative actions policy and focus on alternatives to solve racial discrimination in the United States. It examines the history and laws that created the program...
Will the Major Air Carriers Survive: An Analysis of the Industry
The author looks at the airline industry after September 11, 2001, and how that event, as well as bad business decisions, have brought about the bankrupty or mergers of several major carriers. Those that...
Alzheimer's disease--Age factors; Alzheimer's disease; Alzheimer's disease--Patients--Care;
The purpose of this thesis is to provide a better understanding of what Alzheimer's Disease is, what the symptoms are, what the implications are for care givers and for medical professionals, and possible...
The Demise of the French Culture by Americanization
Americanization; France; National characteristics, French; National characteristics, American;
The author makes the claim that French culture is undergoing a rapid decline due to three primary American influences--McDonald's restaurants, the increased use in French society of American English, and...
Steroids and Athletes
Anabolic steroids--Health aspects; Doping in sports; Athletes--drug use;
The author looks at the effects, and unhealthy side effects, of anabolic steroids on the bodies of athletes.
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Effect of Physical Activity and Recreation in place of Medication
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder--Alternative treatment;
The purpose of this thesis is to provide evidentiary support for the theory that physical activity and recreation can be used as a treatment modality for children in place of medication.
The Whirlwind Effect: Getting Through College with ADHD and the Integrated Studies Program
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults; College students with disabilities; Dissertations, Academic;
The author recounts his experiences as a college student with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and how it made it difficult for him to select and concentrate on a major course of study. He explans...
Why Automakers and Brazil are Going to Pieces: Modular Assembly in the Auto Industry
Automobile industry and trade--Brazil; Automobile factories--United States; Automobile factories--Brazil;
Modular automobile assembly in Brazil serves as a model for the auto industry in the United States and elsewhere. It cuts costs because it requires fewer workers, but this causes problems with auto worker...
Marketing in the Media and Air Pollution
Automobiles--Motors--Exhaust gas--Environmental aspects; Automobiles--Marketing;
After a career in the auto industry, the author has a growing concern regarding the air pollution caused by the internal combustion engine, from automobiles in particular, and worries that the media markets...
Stellar evolution and the advent of black holes
Black holes (Astronomy); Kerr black holes; Astronomy;
Developments in telescopes and other technology have allowed us to see what we never could before--the deaths of stars, known as black holes. This thesis traces the stellar evolution that sometimes results...
Media's influence on eating disorders
Body image in women; Eating disorders in women; Women in mass media;
This thesis explores the role that the media plays in perpetuating eating disorders among young women. The portrayal of thin models and actresses reinforces an unrealistic ideal body image. The author...
Breast Cancer: What Every Woman Needs to Know
Breast cancer is a very risky and serious disease. This thesis outlines strategies and procedures women can use to detect cancer and to treat it. It also tells the personal stories of several women who...
Ethical Behavior: Indispensible for Organizational Success
Business ethics; Professional ethics;
The author argues that ethical behavior is indispensible to the function of an organization, and using the military, hospitals, and corporations as examples, describes the consequences of having misguided...
This project is a business plan for a business called Sandcastle Tours. It outlines all the steps that a person who is starting a small business should follow, including the mission statement, market analysis,...
Economic Morality: A Critique of Capitalism and Contemporary Political Philosophy
Capitalism--Moral and ethical aspects; Common good--Economic aspects;
This thesis looks at some of the negative aspects of capitalism as it is practiced as an economic and political system in the United States.
Censorship in the history classroom: let the stories be told
The author explores the the primary reasons for censorship, the types of censorship that have existed throughout history, and how censorship, while often well-meaning, ultimately destroys the ability of...
The evolution of the cesarean section procedure for childbirth is examined, as the author looks at the benefits and improvements of the procedure, which done when necessary, results in a high percentage...
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