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Nationalism is not an alternative to globalisation but an intrinsic part of it. Globalisation critics and supporters alike, although they may not agree on whether globalisation is a positive or negative phenomenon, do agree that nationalism is an intrinsic part of globalisation, rather than an alternative. Critics fear that globalisation will lead to the loss of national identities and a whitewashing of the cultures and nations. ...

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International Legal Position on Software Patents

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Title - ‘Discuss critically the current international legal position on the patentability of software and business method inventions’. Introduction As a general proposition, the speed at which a true global economy has been assembled over the past 20 years has been the dominant element in the re-ordering of international legal regulations concerning software and business method patents. The central premise of this paper is ...

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The Transformational Process Model

13 Sep 2016 15 Jan 2018

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The Transformational Process Model A contrast of the transformational process model as it applies to the manufacturing (car manufacturing) and service (advertising) industries. Slack et al provide a model which assists in understanding the transformational process. Their model looks at the transformation of inputs into outputs of goods and services and the range of activities and operations that an organisation undertakes as part of this process. ...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Triangulation Research

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Triangulation - Qualitative Analysis Triangulation is often used in qualitative methodology to increase the validity of findings, but it is not a panacea. Using British examples in the police and public sector, discuss the meaning of the term triangulation, how it can be used in qualitative research and its limitations and potential. Abstract This paper focuses on the use of triangulation within qualitative research using examples ...

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UK Identity Cards and Civil Liberties

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“The introduction of identity cards in the UK infringes upon our human rights and civil liberties whilst actually doing very little to counter crime and terrorism” - Discuss Contents -   Abstract   Introduction   Chapter One – Surveillance as a means of crime prevention & counter terrorism 1.1 Is surveillance needed for crime prevention? 1.2 Is surveillance needed for counter terrorism?   Chapter Two – ...

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Nationalism and the French Revolution

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The French Revolution is synonymous with nationalism. In fact, there can be little doubt that the concept of a nationalist revolution was born from the discord that built up in and around the periphery of France during the 1780’s. There was, however, little cohesion or malice aforethought with regards to events that took place after the storming of the Bastille in 1789. Rather than being a ...

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Child Protection: Legislation, Policy and Practice

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CASE STUDY: SEBASTIAN AND BELLE YANOVSKY This essay examines the legislation, policy and care practice relevant to the case study of Sebastian and Belle Yanovsky, and their parents Ms. Jo Butler and Mr. Zalman Yanovsky. The main issues for discussion are: the legislation relevant to the case study, the role of the family court system, the role of the ‘looked after’ children review system, child protection ...

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What Makes People Commit Benefit Fraud?

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Introduction Benefit fraud is, according to some members of the government and some media sources, committed by dishonest people and is a blight on our nation which sucks up huge amount of money that could otherwise be used for the improvement of public services. Another perspective might argue that benefit fraud is a symptom and reflection of our unequal society. The first view tends to place ...

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Procedural Fairness in Unfair Dismissal

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Repeal of the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004: A report ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In October 2004 the government introduced a statutory minimum disciplinary and grievance procedure dealing with disputes in the workplace. These procedures and related rules are set out in the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 and state that employers must follow a minimum dismissal and disciplinary procedure in the workplace or otherwise ...

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Concept of Figuration: An Analysis

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Figurational Sociology The concept of figuration grew out of Norbert Elias's best-known work, The Civilizing Process (Elias, 1939/1994). This work provided an analysis of how the European nation state emerged. It analysed social behaviour in modernity, and particularly social interactions. Split into two parts, the work first focussed on an analysis of manners to provide a description and understanding of the way in which modern norms ...

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Privity of Contract Reform

13 Sep 2016 15 Jan 2018

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"It is important to emphasise that, while our proposed reforms will give some third parties the right to enforce contracts, there will remain many contracts where a third party stands to benefit and yet will not have a right of enforceability" In 1996, the Law Commission published Privity of Contract: Contract for the Benefit of Third Parties. The proposals set out in this report were later ...

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Women in Jane Eyre and Madame Bovary

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The presentation of women in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) and Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary (1857) is one of the principal informatives of the novels. Clearly, the presentation of women in each case is influenced by the authorial directive which drove the novels and certainly the gender related issues can be seen to be connected to this. In addition, the structural imperative of the narrative voice ...

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Role of The Early Years Practitioner in Learning

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Background: General Introduction to Topic: This study is two fold; firstly it relates to a personal interest as an early years practitioner and secondly a professional resolution to understand the role of the practitioner and the influence the individual can have on children’s learning. For effective learning within early years settings, identification of how the practitioner affects children’s learning needs to be recognised (Rodd, 2000:7). How ...

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Contracts in Commercial Law

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COMMERCIAL LAW "where a person contracts as agent, the contract is that of the principal, and not that of the agent and prima facie the only person who may sue is the principal and the only person who may be sued is the principal....to that rule, there are of course many exceptions" Per Wright J in MONTGOMERIE V UNITED KINGDOM MUTUAL STEAMSHIP discuss the situations in ...

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Analysis of the Public and Private Sports Industry

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Public, private and voluntary sectors in the sports industry, advantages and disadvantages of the leisure centre being in the public sector, how the local leisure centre can meet the aim of getting more local clubs to use its facilities. Introduction “Since the opportunity to participate in sport or recreation requires facilities, the central task of organisations, and associated individuals, is to provide a service which focuses ...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation of Companies

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This assignment will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of incorporation of companies. This will be discussed in relation to public and private companies and it will be concluded that the main advantageous of incorporation is and continues to be that of limited liability and separate legal personality. Other issues will discussed and the advantages and disadvantages discussed. It is important first to point out the distinction ...

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Gender Analysis of The Crying Game

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Through a close analysis of The Crying Game, examine Judith Butler’s notion of the performativity of gender There appear to be many similarities between Neil Jordan’s 1992 movie The Crying Game and Judith Butler’s theory of the performativity of gender as promulgated in her seminal book Gender Trouble, which has been one of the most hotly contested intellectual studies on feminism published in the past fifty ...

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Genetic and Environmental Factors for Criminality

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Is a crime committed because the criminal is a rational being, able to make the decision to offend as an act of free will? Does the crime occur because environmental influences – parents, peer group, culture and so on – determined the act would invariably happen? Or is the real clue to be found in the genes: are criminals born not made?” (Hollin, 1989, p.3-4) ...

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Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD)

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Title: Discuss the nurse led intervention in relation to secondary prevention for COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) is a growing health concern today all over the world. The World health Organization predicts that by 2020 COPD will rise from it’s current ranking of 12th most prevalent disease worldwide to 5th and from 6th most common cause of death to 3rd.(Murry 1997) Another study by WHO(2002) ...

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Financial Reporting Systems of Germany and the Netherlands

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Nobes (1998) classifies the German financial reporting system as a 'Type B (weak equity)' and The Netherlands as 'Type A (strong equity)'. Compare the financial reporting systems of Germany and The Netherlands. National differences have all become stereotypical. Indeed the differences between countries may be vast. Influences such as family origin, or attitudes towards business culture are inherently reflected in the way businesses are run, managed ...

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Issue of Certainty in a Contract

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“The cases provide many examples of judicial awareness of the danger that too strict an application of the requirement of certainty could result in the striking down of agreements intended by businessmen to have binding force” – Treitel. Critically evaluate this statement in light of case law and consider in your answer whether the extent to which the parties have acted on an agreement influences the ...

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Essential Aspects of Pantomime

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What were the essential aspects of pantomime and how have they come down to us in the present day? Although it is currently most commonly seen as a peculiarly British pastime, pantomime in fact has its origins in the medieval period of European history (Lathan, 2004). Specifically in terms of tradition and heritage, pantomime as it is known today emanates from Italy and the Commedia ‘dell ...

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Is it necessary to have VAT/GST in Hong Kong?

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Limitations of Research: the researcher could not use all the internet sources because some of them are written in Chinese, the researcher followed the structure that is provided by you but I have noticed that there is repetition in the points that are mentioned in the objectives and the points that are mentioned in the chapter plan, also there is a repetition in the resources that ...

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Predicting Individual differences in Mindfulness

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Predicting Individual differences in Mindfulness: The role of Trait Anxiety, Openness and Parental Nurturance ­­­­ Abstract Mindfulness is a way of paying attention, intentionally and without judgement to the present moment. Mindfulness training has shown impressive outcomes in a number of areas such as depression and pain reduction; however, the literature has failed to account for natural, individual differences in levels of mindfulness. This research provides ...

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Sale of Goods/Consumer Protection Question

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Brief 187810 Sale of Goods/Consumer Protection question To:Mr Supervisor From: Richard Ross Re: Graham Marshall – The Pine Tree I met with Mr Marshall of The Pine Tree on 28th February 2006. Mr Marshall explained that he was being pursued for a claim by The Wine Imporium in respect of 3 items that he had ordered on 2nd February 2006. Mr Marshall ordered the following items: ...

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‘Fair Dealing’ Defences in UK Copyright Law: An Analysis

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“The ‘fair dealing’ defences occupy a pivotal position in copyright law. They ensure a balance between the interest of the copyright owner in securing a just return on creative work and the public interest in ensuring that intellectual property does not impede the flow of ideas and information.” J Griffiths Preserving Judicial Freedom of Movement –Interpreting Fair Dealing In Copyright Law IPQ 2000, 2,2 164-186. To ...

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Development of Health Care Strategies and Policy in the UK

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Health and Social Policy Introduction: In this essay we will discuss the health care plans and objectives, beginning with the definition of health and an analysis of the Constitution of the World Health Organization highlighting which are the areas of health care policy that seems to have received greatest attention. Health relates to physical and emotional well being and this is emphasized even further in the ...

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Key Principles of Propriety Claims

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Section A Question 1 The concept of proprietary claims revolves around a number of key common law principles. It is important to understand these principles before attempting to apply them to the cricket club’s and Adverb plc’s circumstances. Under the common law, where a payment reaches a recipient by mistake by way of a third party, it is the responsibility of the payor to assert a ...

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Accounting Ratios for Account Manipulation

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How companies manipulate their accounts using accounting ratios? Abstract The emergence of accounting scandals in the US has shaken the world over. Professionals, stakeholders, shareholders and regulatory authorities blame a multitude of factors for the proliferation of cases like Enron, Tyco, WorldCom and Xerox etc. The researcher is of the view that the rising number of bankruptcies and fraud cases in the corporate sector has been ...

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The Rule of Law and the Separation of Powers

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The rule of law and the separation of powers have a particularly important role to play within the UK’s unwritten constitution. They allocate and restrain power so as to ensure that the constitutional system remains accountable and limited. It is a common observation that the UK does not have a written constitution. However, it is the existence of mechanisms such as respect for the rule of ...

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Quantitative Research in Patient Safety - Literature Review

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Recently, research has occupied a crucial place in nursing that is identified as “the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems” (American Nurses’ Association, 1980 p.9); thus, an appropriate understanding of research literature is a prerequisite for every individual who works in this area (Rees, 2003). Unfortunately, despite the fact that most of nurses acquire specific skills in research, only some ...

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Use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Depression

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Major depressive disorders destroy a person's ability to enjoy many ordinary parts of life. All of the activities which many consider normal such as eating, sleeping, working and playing, become empty for the depressed individual. Research has attempted to address the prevalence of depression and pharmacological treatments have often been the first line of defence in its treatment. Medications, however, usually have unpleasant side-effects and so ...

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Marketing Issues Facing the HSBC Bank in the UK

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Key marketing issues facing HSBC Bank in the United Kingdom and globally: How it can be improved for entering in to 2011 Abstract Today's global banking environment is highly volatile, but this does not hinder competition from being intense. Consequently, organisations such as HSBC Bank plc, "the world's local bank", need to align their marketing strategies to improve on their brand value and positioning. To enter ...

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Marketing Communications: Promotion Strategy for Wimbledon

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BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (“Club”) located at Wimbledon, is a private club founded in 1868. Its first ground was situated off Worple Road, Wimbledon, and the first Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship was instituted in 1877. By the turn of the century, Wimbledon, as the event had become known had grown in popularity and reputation, acquiring international status as the ...

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Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

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Title: How Gardener's Multiple Intelligence Theories Can Aid Adolescents Learning in A Design and Technology Secondary School Workshop Main Topic : Education Education is a key stone to one’s future. One of the stages involved in education is the adolescent stage. The education in this period is vital. There are various theories put forward in education to aid the teachers to understand the young students and ...

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Decision of the House of Lords in Street V Mountford

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“The decision of the House of Lords in Street v Mountford in 1985 represented a sea-change in the approach of the courts” (Smith R, Property Law 6th edition (2009) p. 354, Longman Press). Discuss in the context of the court's approach to the distinction between leases and licences. Introduction Many cases prior to Street v Mountford[1] had attempted to identify the difference between a right to ...

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UK Books and Publishing Industry Analysis

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  Table of Contents 1. Introduction5 1.1 Objective5 1.2 Reasons for Choosing the UK Books and Publishing Industry6 2. Industry Overview9 2.1 Market Size and Attraction10 2.2 Market Sectors10 2.2.2 Paperback11 2.2.3 Electronic11 2.2.4 Fiction11 2.2.5 Non-fiction11 2.3 Industry Target Markets12 2.4 Market Sales, Performance and Activities14 2.4.1 Domestic Market14 2.4.2 Export Sales15 2.4.3 Imports16 2.5 Publishing Companies17 2.6 Employment19 2.7 Distribution20 2.8 Major Trends and ...

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John Hopkins: Constitution of Trusts

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A beneficiary under a trust is a volunteer unless he has provided valuable consideration.[1] Where a gift is made, the beneficiary will always be a volunteer as it is by definition made without consideration. The traditional equitable maxim is that equity will not assist a volunteer.[2] This generally means that where a gift is made imperfectly, equity will not enable the intended beneficiary to claim the ...

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Nurse-led Clinics in Respiratory Care: a Literature Review

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INTRODUCTION 1. What is a nurse-led clinic? As the coined term suggests, a nurse-led clinic is a health care centre in which nurses are involved in high level specialist procedures and assessments. In such centres, nurses are the critical decision makers, being involved in patient care at the micro-, meso-, and macro-levels. While the role of the physician in the provision of health care is undisputable, ...

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Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

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Contents Introduction Chapter 2: The impacts of domestic violence on children Chapter 3: Protecting children from domestic violence Chapter 5: The multi-agency approach to child protection Chapter 6: Policies to protect children against domestic violence Conclusions and Recommendations References Introduction This dissertation looks at domestic violence and the impacts domestic violence has on children and child protection issues. The dissertation begins with a description of domestic ...

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Remedial and Institutional Constructive Trusts

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Title: "The remedial constructive trust has taken root in the United States and Canada: it is unlikely to do so in England" Millett LJ in Restitution and Constructive Trusts 1998 114 LQR p399. Explain the differences between remedial and institutional constructive trusts and the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Discuss whether judges in England and Wales are likely to adopt the remedial system. INTRODUCTION ...

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Concept of Natural Legal Personality in English Law

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Discuss the  drawing examples from your studies, bibliography. Natural law is the law that exists independently of the positive law of a given political order, society or nation state. As a genre, natural law is the law of nature that is the theory that some things are as they are because they are. The central theme of the theory us that there are natural rights that ...

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Difference Between Gift Exchange and Market Transactions

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What is the difference between gift exchange and market transactions, and how do they both relate to gender relations? Introduction Karl Polanyi (1968), in his critique of the principles that underlie the formalist approach to economic analysis, attempted to define the tools by which the economies of ‘traditional’ societies could be analysed. Central to the substantivists’ claims was the understanding that the introduction of money destroyed ...

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Equity and Trusts – Problem Question

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James has died recently, and has left a properly executed will in respect of his estate. There are a number of provisions in this will, including a substantial financial legacy to his sister, a trust over James’ leasehold estate for which the trustee has since died, a trust of £100,000 for the purpose of benefitting James’ friends’ dependants completing studies, a gift of his collection of ...

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Diabetes: Questions and Answers

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DIABETES Diabetes Mellitus The medical name for diabetes mellitus comes from the Greek word that means to siphon and the Latin word that means sweet like honey. Diabetes mellitus is the name given to a group of conditions where there is too much glucose in the blood. It affects approximately 3% of the population. There are currently 1.4 million people with diabetes mellitus in the UK ...

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Analysis of the Postal Rule

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The purpose of this brief is to examine and evaluate the effectiveness and relevance of the Postal rule in the modern context of contract law. Generally, the Postal rule is used to resolve disputes where there is no formal communication received, or it is delayed by post. It is a set of principles that allow the courts to establish that a contract has or has not ...

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Employment Law Problem Question

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Title: EMPLOYMENT LAW : In undertaking this essay, the writer will; identify the issues involved in Julia’s case scenario, define and explain those issues using relevant Law whilst applying them to Julia’s case. The writer will subsequently advice Julia and then conclude. The legal issues identified in Julia’s case are; contract of employments and their variation, victimisation, wage deduction, breach of contract and available remedies such ...

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Acupuncture for Chronic Headache in Primary Care

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Research Critique Introduction Research involves the use of systematic procedures to answer an inquiry. It involves data collection, synthesis and analysis in the light of the question or inquiry; and formulation of conclusions and recommendations, (Badke, 2004). General types of research include experimental studies which “are used to test the effect of a treatment or intervention”, (Peat, 2001, p. 16). Clinical trails fall under the broad ...

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Ethics and Reality TV

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Abstract Reality TV, like many other postmodern spectacles, operates on a deeply tenuous and ambiguous ethical grounding. On the one hand, the audience / creator model of exploitation can be seen as providing the viewer with entertainment and escapism. On the other it can be said to create a system of dependency and artificial need. The ethics of participation in game show style reality offers a ...

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Scandinavian Civil Law

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Introduction to Scandinavian Civil Law Scandinavian civil law applies to the five Scandinavian countries, namely Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Finland and Norway. Historically, it has it roots set in Germanic law, but Scandinavian civil law is now more closely akin to the civil law of the common law countries such as the UK and Australia. History of Scandinavian Civil Law Scandinavian civil law has not always been ...

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Example Research Trail

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Research Trail Question Title: An engineering business with its headquarters in the Netherlands could either set up a branch in Belgium to service its Belgian customers or offer its services to Belgian clients from its office in the Netherlands. The first case would constitute establishment, the second would merely refer to the provision of services. Horspool and Humphreys, European Union Law, 4th ed. In the light ...

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Modern Portfolio Theory and Capital Asset Pricing Model

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Introduction The Capital Asset Pricing Model developed by William Sharpe has significant similarities with Harry Markowitz’s Portfolio theory. In fact, the later is rightly considered as the next logical step from the latter, with both based on similar foundations. There are also differences in how each model/theory is calculated, pertaining to risk considerations. This paper’s main objective is to identify these differences while highlighting the similarities ...

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Aims and Provisions of the 2004 Children’s Act

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The Children’s Act 2004 The Children’s Act introduced in 2004 aimed to address concerns about the protection of children. As such, to a significant extent it built on the provisions of the 1989 Children’s Act. Above all, the main motivation for establishing a new act relating to children was a series of high profiled cases involving abuse against young children. Moreover, many people felt that the ...

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Integrative Counselling Using the Skilled Helper Approach

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The Skilled Helper Approach Outline This paper is about integrative counselling using the skilled helper approach. In this paper we will discuss the theory and application of the integrative model of the skilled helper and components of person centred counselling and solution focus therapy. We will look at this integrative model and the benefits as well as the possible downsides. A case study will then be ...

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Article Discourse Analysis: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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A Critical Discourse Analysis of an article on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict With increasing global media synergies, media studies seems to be gaining popularity in academia. One part of this discipline involves the close examination of media texts, be they written, spoken, or symbolic. To analyse texts linguistically, two dimensions are often considered: that of coherence, involving semantics or the construction of meaning, and that of cohesion, ...

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Was Karl Marx a Determinist?

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The aim of this essay is to address to what extent Karl Marx could be considered a determinist. In doing so it will consider: (a) what constitutes determinism; (b) Marx’s theories on history; and (c) whether these theories are compatible with the notion of determinism. Precedence is given to section (b) due to the sheer volume of existing literature in this field. Analysis is limited to ...

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What Makes Shakespeare's Hamlet Popular?

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The Enduring Popularity of Shakespeare's Hamlet Why is Hamlet so popular? Shakespeare wrote countless masterpieces, many of which are debatably more exciting (The Tempest), momentous (Macbeth), intriguing (Othello), romantic (Romeo and Juliet) and profound (King Lear). But not only has Hamlet been produced more by the Royal Shakespeare company than any other work, it is a favourite of troupes (and audiences) around the world. From the ...

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Equity and Trusts Problem Questions

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The first step we should attend to briefly is to define what a trust is. Simply put, a trust is a relationship under the law of equity[1] that arises when one person (the settlor) vests the legal title in another person (the trustee) for the benefit of a third-party called a beneficiary. The trustee holds the legal title and the beneficiary-(ies) possess the equitable title and ...

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Company Law of Directors' Duties

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Chapter 1: Directors’ Duties Formulating a system for holding directors accountable has never been easy. As Roach put it, directors’ duties must be gleaned from “a confusing and compendious mass of case law and the occasional statutory measure.”[1] Given the vast variations in the types of companies that exist, and the types of directors that exist, a universal approach has not always been easy to apply. ...

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Doctrine of Impossibility in Contracts

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Introduction This essay will consist in an attempt to analyse the doctrine of impossibility and its operation in relation to contracts. It will look closely at both the concept of initial impossibility arising from a common mistake on the part of both parties as to the state of things before the contract was agreed and the concept of subsequent impossibility and frustration. The latter deals with ...

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Strategy in Practice –Amazon

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STRATEGY IN PRACTICE – Amazon.com Introduction to Strategy In the Words of Johnson & Scholes (2002), Strategy is the direction and scope of an organisation over the long term which achieves advantage for the establishment through its configuration of resources within a changing environment and to fulfil stakeholder expectations. In some respects strategy can be seen as a reflection of the attitudes and beliefs of those ...

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Anne Stevenson's 'The Marriage': An Analysis

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Anne Stevenson’s poem, “The Marriage,” is a playful, subtle and profound description of the differences between men and women, and the difficulties inherent in such, specifically in regards to the unification of the sexes, both physically, spiritually and in terms of societal conventions (thus the title). By portraying these difficulties in pure physical terms – as a couple trying to come together to rest comfortably in ...

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Empirical Literature on Asthma Care

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This brief critically considers the empirical literature on asthma care. Emphasis is on UK studies although research from the USA (and other countries) is also considered. It is argued that both environmental and genetic factors are implicated in asthma onset, based on epidemiological evidence. Deficits in care provision persist: these gaps in care may be attributable to a wide range of modifiable factors, including unsatisfactory health ...

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Why Did Communism in Europe Fail?

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The year 1989 saw a surprising and swift transformation of Central and Eastern Europe. Where only a few years before the ouster of communism would have been unimaginable, now country after country removed its communist government and embraced some form of democracy. Never in human history has there been such a sweeping governmental change apart from the result of some military engagement (Schopflin 1990, 5). Examining ...

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How Liberalism ideology relates to social work

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How Liberalism ideology relates to social work practice The history and influence of Liberalism is a complex issue, and understanding social work practice involves penetrating a vast nexus of theoretical and practical socio-political factors. Nevertheless, addressing the specific question of how Liberalism relates to social work practice reveals important and distinct points for discussion. In this essay I will outline the historical developments of Liberalism ...

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'In a large number of situations both insurers

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“In a large number of situations both insurers and the courts recognise that the doctrine of subrogation in insurance may have unfortunate results and is wasteful. It is clear that the doctrine no longer serves any useful purpose”. Discuss. INTRODUCTION It has been recognised that fundamentally it is tort law that ensures compensation for loss in terms of compensation within the concept of the tortfeasor restoring ...

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Systematic approach to recruitment and selection,

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Systematic approach to recruitment and selection, and its efficacy in attracting diverse workforce within the equal opportunities employment legal framework Introduction In modern organizations, diversity management has become synonymous with fair and equal opportunities employment, even though traditional context of equal opportunities is closely related with legal aspects of treatments of potential and current employees. Today, diversity management activities are grounded in monitoring of direct and ...

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In Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlehem

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In Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlehem Royal Hospital [1984] 1 ALL ER 1018 Dunn LJ stated in the Court of Appeal that 'the concept of informed consent plays no part in English law' (per Dunn LJ at 1030). Is this still an accurate reflection of the law? In Sidaway, the plaintiff brought an action against the hospital and surgeon who performed an ...

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Age assessments for unaccompanied asylum seeking

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DISSERTATION Age assessments for unaccompanied asylum seeking children: Policy, law and implications for social work. Abstract Methodology Literature Review Chapter One – Introduction Chapter Two – Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers Chapter Three – Age Assessment - Policy, Legislation and Practice Chapter Four – Conclusion and Recommendations. Unaccompanied asylum seeking children arrive in the UK seeking refuge from often-horrific events in their home countries. The response ...

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The annual budgeting process has been criticised

13 Sep 2016

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The annual budgeting process has been criticised as a cumbersome process which occupies considerable management time; concentrating unduly on short term financial control; having undesirable effects on motivation of managers; emphasising formal organisation structure. Introduction A budget is a quantitative measurable long term plan with specified corporate goals set to be achieved within a specific time period. The annual budget is usually divided into sub-plans usually ...

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A critical review of Porter's competitive strategy

13 Sep 2016

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Title: A critical review of Porter's competitive strategy in relation to his five forces model in comparison to other perspectives. “All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.” Sun Tzu, Chinese General Introduction Strategy originates from military and warfare and according to Stephen Cummings; the word itself has its origins from ...

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Assess the significance of Judith Butler's work

13 Sep 2016

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The modern meaning of the word 'gender' emerged in the 1970s. Its original purpose was to draw a line between biological sex and how particular thoughts and behaviours could be defined as either 'feminine' or 'masculine' (Pilcher & Whelehan, 2004). The reason for using the word 'gender' was to raise awareness of the exaggeration of biological differences between men and women. The popularity of this meaning ...

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Life expectancy, the number of years that a

13 Sep 2016

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195462 A discussion of the factors that contribute to lower life expectancy in the west of Scotland as compared to other parts of the U.K Life expectancy, the number of years that a person can expect to live on average, is a single measure of population health which is used to monitor public health, health inequalities, and the outcome of health service interventions and to allocate ...

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Through a detailed analysis of 'A Rake's Progress',

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Through a detailed analysis of ‘A Rake’s Progress’, and considering both form and function, discuss how Hogarth’s work was affected by the transition from one medium to another. The Rake’s Progress is the only work by Hogarth in which we can compare his skills and method of approaching painting with his engraving, as both versions still exist and indeed, the engravings appear as though the greatest ...

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According to Raz, the sources thesis is essential

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According to Raz, the sources thesis is essential to the authority of law. Does it follow from his account that authority is at heart a matter of power (as a sceptic would maintain) rather than a rational virtue? Can Raz avoid this conclusion and remain a positivist? It is contended that Raz and his articulation of legal positivism remains intact after careful analysis, if somewhat buffeted ...

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Work is one of the main ways individuals participate

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Work is one of the main ways individuals participate in society and the workplace will be one of the principal communities to which a worker belongs. Judicial recognition of this has been slow to emerge. Traditionally the courts have focused very strongly on the employee's financial interest in the relationship. By so doing they tended to ignore the fact that what workers gain from employment is ...

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"The House of Lords decision in Bolitho (Bolitho

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"The House of Lords decision in Bolitho (Bolitho v City and Hackney HA [1998] AC 232) is a belated and welcome departure from judicial deference to medical opinion but there is still too much deference and more has to be done". Critically comment on the above statement. In any negligence claim, in order to succeed the claimant must show that he was owed a duty of ...

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'The Law Commission's review of the law of intention

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'The Law Commission's review of the law of intention confirms the view...that the English law of intention for murder is based upon an understanding that lacks in two opposite ways. First, as regards direct intention, the law is morally under-inclusive in that it places too much moral weight on a psychological conception of the required mental state. It therefore fails to recognise properly the issue and ...

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The obligation to obey the law - the normative

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The obligation to obey the law - the normative phenomenon in jurisprudence. Introduction: This dissertation aims to provide a general discourse into the normative jurisprudential phenomenon of political obligation. The debate surrounding the issue of whether or not there exists a general obligation to obey the law shall be defined and described, and the arguments of the different positions within this debate shall then be summarised ...

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One of the principle aims of the Children Act

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One of the principle aims of the Children Act 1989 was to ensure that more attention was paid to the child’s voice. Critically examine to extent to which this aim has been achieved. Introduction: Bridgeman and Monk argue that the development of child law is becoming progressively more distinct from family law. In their view this development can be understood as a reflection of the influence ...

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"Ministerial responsibility is the cornerstone

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In medieval times, the royal will was signified in documents bearing royal seal and was applied by one of the King’s ministers. Maitland has described this practice as being “the foundation for our modern doctrine of ministerial responsibility – that for every exercise of the royal power some minister is answerable”[1]. This essay will consider the modern doctrine of ministerial responsibility and examine the extent to ...

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"Under Article 223-6 of the French Penal Code(Chapter

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"Under Article 223-6 of the French Penal Code(Chapter III, Section 3)..'anyone who wilfully fails to render to a person in danger any assistance which, without risk to himself or to third parties, he could render him either by his own action, or by initiating rescue operations..' is punishable by imprisonment and fine." Essay Question: What is the criminal law in England and Wales on liability for ...

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How do the boxing scenes in The Iliad and Aeneid

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How do the boxing scenes in The Iliad and The Aeneid fit in with the ideal of the Classical Hero? CONTENTS Introduction The Ideal of the Classical Hero in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture Boxing in the Ancient World Homer Virgil Plato Conclusion Bibliography Introduction Ancient Greek and Roman literature was a vital tool in the construction of the ideal of the classical hero. Augmented by ...

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'Promissory estoppel is now a mature doctrine

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“Promissory estoppel is now a mature doctrine. Its role is to mitigate some of the harshness of the doctrine of consideration by protecting those who reasonably rely on promises. Its full potential can only be reached if the court permits its use not merely as a shield, but as a sword, where appropriate. The decision of the Court of Appeal in Baird Textile Holdings Ltd v ...

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