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Feminist Epistemology and Gender

According to general knowledge (especially the general knowledge of a student enrolled at the Department of Gender Studies), the notion of gender has played the significant role in the Western feminist thought since the second half of the 20th century. However, there are number of countries in the other parts of world where this term […]

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How have aspects of Jewish belief been modified

Judaism spans centuries of reform and change, but unlike many religions it is seen by many as the most traditional and unified denomination. However, like all major religions of our time change due to modern scholarship and scientific enquiry has become inevitable and for Judaism rather significant. In this essay I wish to highlight a […]

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‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and ‘East is East’

By comparing the two films ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and ‘East is East’, it is possible to compare the representation of both gender and ethnicity. Representation is the term for how a person, place or thing is portrayed- sometimes enforcing stereotypes and sometimes challenging- depending on the type of audience and the message the person […]

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Can we say that the electron was discovered? If so, who discovered it

The discovery of the electron was one of the most important discoveries in the history of science. Isolating this particle, along with gaining an understanding of it’s properties led to further notable scientific developments. Before examining which contemporary scientist can be heralded as its discoverer it is first necessary to clarify what is meant by […]

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Agreement made by minors are not contracts

An agreement is something made between two parties where the both of them are on agreeable terms. For example, A agrees to buy the cake while B agrees to buy dinner. The parties have agreed on their respective duties and rights and thus have reached agreement. 1 While a contract is a string that binds […]

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Trade and E-Commerce

The rapid development of electronic commerce (e-commerce) and its real impact on world trade has brought a range of legal and political problems to the fore, both at the domestic and the international levels. This paper seeks to highlight some of the main trade related problems associated with the growth of e-commerce. However, the examination […]

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The contributions made by sociologists to understandings

‘Race’ and ‘ethnic group’ are commonly used terms, but while they seem simple they are, in reality, very complicated issues. In sociology these terms are defined differently, even though they are frequently used interchangeably, sociological theory maintains a clear distinction between these concepts. Sociologists, since in the early 1900’s have been engaged in discussions attempting […]

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Understanding Foucault, Baudrillard, and Postmodernity

The use of money evolved out of deeply rooted customs as is shown through past forms of money, e. g. cattle, shells, animal teeth, weapons, and jewelry. Marx explains commodity as any good or service that is produced by human labor and distributed as a product for general sale (Wallace and Wolf 2006:84). The notion […]

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The varying incidence of witch hunts in time and place across

It has been estimated that during the period of 1500 to 1700 around nine million ‘witches’ were burnt at the stake throughout the European continent. The aim of this essay is to compare and contrast different time periods and specific areas of Europe between 1500 and 1700, and critically asses how the so-called witch-craze unravelled. […]

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How Nurses Learn Advocacy

The following critique is a requirement for the nursing research class NUR 304. The article under review is How Nurses Learn Advocacy, written by Barbara Jo Foley, M. Ptlene Minick, and Carolyn C. Kee. Barbara Jo Foley’s credentials are as follows: RN, PhD, FAAN, Alpha Alpha, Colonel (Ret.), Army Nurse Corps, Clinical Associate Professor, University […]

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