The state of democracy in Africa

The term democracy commonly refers to a type of political system in which the people or their representatives lawfully govern themselves, rather than being governed, say, by a military dictatorship, totalitarian party or monarch (Keane,2006). It is based on the idea that all citizens have the right and should have the means to participate in … Read more

Politics in Nigeria

Oyegun said this in Abuja during the public presentation of the reports as submitted by the Governor Nasir El-rufai- led APC committee on True Federalism, adding that Nigeria’s current system of government is ‘more of a unitary system of government. “We have held flamboyant conferences on the structures of the constitution of this country but … Read more

Women’S Equality

Throughout the world’s history, there have been many issues that affect our lives everyday and the way our society runs. There are issues in which our country was influenced, the way in which the government runs, and our lives. One of these main issues has been women’s rights. Women got their rights later than men … Read more

Homosexuality and religion

“ These days, people love to engage their mind debating about controversial topics and express their perspectives on the issue. One arguably controversial topic is ‘Gay Marriage’; it is debated so often because of the different views behind it. Gay marriage is defined as marriage between partners of the same sex. There are laws which … Read more

Personal Writing: Criminal Justice Career Choices

For this assignment, I will be highlighting three possible areas within the Criminal Justice (Career choices/decision) in which I am currently highly interested in. During no other time in the United States Criminal Justice history, has the discipline encompassed so many several highly diverse as well as fields, specifically geared towards the processing of all … Read more

Royal Proclamation of 1763

The Compromise of 1763 How the Compromise of 1763 resolve conflict between Native Americans and settlersThe The Treaty of Paris, which marked the end of the French and Indian War, granted Britain a great deal of valuable North American land because they had won the war. The war had dragged on long enough, and the … Read more

The structural portion of Psychoanalytic theory by Sigmund Freud

The structural portion of Psychoanalytic theory by Sigmund Freud, attempts to explain how the unconscious mind function with three distinct components, namely id, ego and superego and how the conflict between two of the three component could give rise to Marilyn’s behaviours when her phobia of the dark is activated. The maintenance of Marilyn’s behaviour … Read more

HERZBERG TWO-FACTOR THEORY OF MOTIVATION

In 1959, Frederick Herzberg, a behavioral scientist proposed a two-factor theory or the motivator-hygiene theory. According to Herzberg, there are some job factors that result in satisfaction while there are other job factors that prevent dissatisfaction. According to Herzberg, the opposite of “Satisfaction” is “No satisfaction” and the opposite of “Dissatisfaction” is “No Dissatisfaction”. This … Read more

"A Doll’s House" by Henrik Ibsen

In A Doll’s House, by Henrik Ibsen, Henrik consider traditional aspect of men and women back on the early age. In the play “A Doll’s House,” Nora represent the conventional feminine basic of the age. She seems defenseless and purview herself through patriarchal assumption, which proclaim a woman’s social character at this time period, a … Read more

Counseling as a type of communication

Counseling is a kind of communication process that occurs between the counselor and the client. In counseling, counselors are helping clients to make accurate diagnoses, detect emotional distress in patients and etc. Since better communication skills of counselor help client to make better health decisions. To be an effective in communication, counselor must have communication … Read more

Prosopagnosia or Face Blindness

What is Prosopagnosia? Prosopagnosia, which is also known as ‘face blindness’, is the inability to recognize familiar faces. There are evidence that there are particular impairments that only influence face recognition as well as stimuli recognition, such as objects, cars, and animals. Many people experience difficulty in other aspects of face processing, such as estimating … Read more

A Review of 5G wireless technology

The expansion of 5G wireless is 5th generation wireless technology. This will complete wireless communication with almost no limitations. It can be called REAL wireless world. It has incrediable transmission speed. A 5G network will be able to handle 10,000 times more call and data traffic than the current 3G or 4G network. Data download … Read more

Understanding Abnormal Psychology

Since ancient times, humans have tried to understand and treat mental disorders. Early societies first believed that abnormal behavior was attributed to the influence of evil spirits, or demons (Long, 2009). Dating back to the Stone Age, mental disorders such as migraines, convulsive attacks or seizures, and other brain related symptoms were treated with stone … Read more

Impact of Performance Appraisal System on Employees Motivation

Background of the Study The research under view is conducted to examine the impact of Performance Appraisal System (PAS) on the overall motivation of the employees at Karachi Port Trust (KPT) organization. Performance appraisal system is among the ancient management practice that is used to evaluate performance of employees in the organizations (Grint, 2007; Tripathi, … Read more

The ID and the Superego

Each section of the three parts of the mind develops at a particular age, first to develop is the ID. When a baby is born, it’s mind is bombarded with instinctual drives which are collectively called the ID. The ID only wants its desires fulfilled, and works on the pleasure principle where only pleasure is … Read more

Misleading and Deception in Advertising and Selling

The issue In today’s highly competitive, global market, companies are setting sales targets high to gain market share, increasing stock prices keeping the inventors happy. Leaders are taking a risk when they set unrealistic goals. In the challenging global environment, where everyone is replaceable, employees are tempted more than ever to break rules, regulations and … Read more

South Korea saunas

Other ways to raise our core temperature are saunas, hot baths and steam rooms. Many cultures around the world believe in the healing effects of varying degrees of hot and cold therapy. In South Korea (and in Korean immigrant communities in the Western world), it is a common wellness practice to visit a jjimjilbang. Many … Read more

How Did Women Of Sparta Live?

“On the other side, women of Sparta were enjoying a different kind of freedom. Unlike Athenian women, they weren’t excluded from any economic decision-making or hadn’t autonomy and involvement in social issues. Spartan women had financial power and influence. Also the girls were able to exercise, do sports, move themselves freely and were publicly educated … Read more

Cultural identity of an indonesian immigrans

One can become acculturated to the value, belief, norms, or even culture that they were not born into because culture is learned. I was born and raised in Indonesia until I was 17 years old. I considered myself as a Southeast Asian woman who is a mix of a dominant ethnic group and co-culture ethnic … Read more

Life in the medieval times

Throughout the medieval time period intellectual life suffered greatly, and it is visible in how the people lived. During what was once “The dark ages” (now medieval times) there was much despair and poverty, and money was unevenly balanced between lower classes and higher classes. Due to this, life of the lower classes were incredibly … Read more

Clara Barton’s Life: The Founder of Red Cross.

Clara Barton When Clara Barton was a little girl, her dream was to one day become a nurse and care for others. She was born on December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Steven and Sarah Barton and had 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Clara was morbidly shy and very sensitive, … Read more

Social infrastructures

Social infrastructure is a different form of infrastructure that is created with an intention to deliver public services through processes which enhance the social capacity in communities. These public services may include healthcare, education, housing, roads and so forth; and they are usually provided by the government or an official entity to the community. Thus, … Read more

The Concept of Gender Performativity and its Role

Understanding Gender performativity In the 1950s, J.L Austin, the British philosopher explored and explained his perspective of ‘performative language’. He is the first person who divided language into two types: constative and performative. (Butler, 2004) John Searle’s theory of ‘speech act’, the phenomenological theory of ‘acts’ and Simone de Beauvoir’s notion on “one is not … Read more

Imigrants Challenges That Push Them To Seek The American Dream: The Joy Luck Club

Thousands of immigrants arrive in America every year with the hope that a new life, a better life, awaits them. The come in search of “the American Dream,” the hope that there are higher paying jobs, quality public schools to send their children to, and a safer environment filled with opportunities and choices. Typically, immigrants … Read more

P and Q

There is a lot to learn when it comes to modeling leadership styles after strong female role models in our history such as the Queen of England, Elizabeth II, and the late Princess Diana of Whales. To this day, Queen Elizabeth II plays an important role in the monarchy by providing steadfast leadership for her … Read more

An Analysis of Social Stratification Within American Schools

Conflict theorists believe that schools reproduce social stratification. Use the “Tale of Two Schools” virtual fieldwork assignment and explain how the two-featured schools refute or support that view. Social stratification is a universal system that affects the way people think, behave and view themselves. Within societies there are multiple ways of stratifying, such as race, … Read more

Love Relationships and Presence of the Narcissistic, Jealousy, Stalking, and Controlling Behaviors

Love can be all rainbows and butterflies for a while maybe even throughout the whole relationship but sometimes love can go wrong, with narcissistic, jealously, stalking, and controlling behaviors. Narcissistic usually have an excessive interest in oneself and tries to make everything abut him or herself. Jealously can often times feel like threats to someone … Read more

The Important Roles of the Speaker and Audience in Effective Communication

Effective communication involves effective speaking and active listening. Verbal exchanges in discussions are not sufficient in relaying messages. Other factors such as tonal variations and non-verbal cues are also crucial. Research has proven that non-verbal cues are the most useful devices in communication, followed by tonal variations and lastly verbal exchanges. Both the speaker and … Read more

Arguments In Support For Ethical Egoism

James Rachels describes, ethical egoism as being a normative theory with the idea that each person, pursues or, “is ought to pursue their own self-interests exclusively”. Rachels explains that we have no moral duty, but to only focus on ourselves. Rachels takes note of that given the central egoist belief, it doesn’t really take after … Read more

The Different Lies of Kevin Trudeau

White-collar crimes are committed for the purpose of getting a financial gain. The crimes are most often times done through the internet, but can also be done in other ways as well. Kevin Trudeau used television as a way for him to advertise his book about weight loss, which was called The Weight Loss Cure … Read more

Peer Feedback

In reference to literature, Nicole et al. (2013) claim that “students often perceive the feedback they receive from peers as more understandable and helpful than teacher feedback, because it is written in a more accessible language”. To what extent do you agree? In your opinion, what are the benefits of peer feedback on learning, respectively … Read more