Essays Tagged: "cross section"

Summary of "A Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

s going on within any of the characters' minds. This ability is particularly useful in showing us a cross section of this strange society of the future. We can be with the Director of Hatcheries and C ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Externally Different, Internally the Same; an essay about the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Compares and contrasts two of Chaucer's pilgrims, the knight and the plowman.

em is to tell stories to the others to relieve the boredom of the journey. The pilgrims represent a cross-section of fourteenth century life, representing the feudal system, the ecclesiastical church ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

"The Bah'a'i Faith" I choose the faith for a research paper, which is most popular in the middle east. sources included

and tribes (The Bah'a`i Newsreel).Bah'a'is are incredibly diverse and believe that they represent a cross-section of the world. A nine-pointed star is the most commonly used symbol to represent the Ba ...

(5 pages) 75 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Elitism in the UK university system.

country.For all the history and splendour of the English university system, there has always been a cross-section of society unable to take advantage of the world-class education on offer. Historicall ... test Performance Indicators published by The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), across the UK in 1999 ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Discuss the main themes that emerge from Sherriff's Journey's end

were:Heroism,The reality of warGrief/mourningIrony of the playCowardice/fearHopelessness of warThe cross section of types of people/officersThe coping of the pressure of war.DutyIn heroism, in this t ... ut the whole play that fear is always present in war. Bravery is not guaranteed with manhood.In the cross section of types of people/officers, Osborne is mentioned by Stanhope by 'uncle'. Stanhope: "y ...

(6 pages) 21 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Outline and assess the importance of victim surveys for sociological understanding of crime and deviance.

s, the main problem being that many crimes go unreported. As an alternative it was suggested that a cross section of the population should be asked about the crimes that have been commited against the ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Children Having Children: Why is it a problem, and what policy changes can help prevent it?

inner city and lower class women from rural areas, this problem is growing to encompass the entire cross-section of American society. It has become a plague of sorts that perpetuates poverty through ...

(9 pages) 228 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Brave New World summary

s going on within any of the characters' minds. This ability is particularly useful in showing us a cross section of this strange society of the future. We can be with the Director of Hatcheries and C ... s treatment and drugs which he enforced upon Linda was damaging her, shown by "his long hair lying across her throat, like a black snake trying to strangle her"Parallels between characters-Bernard rel ...

(12 pages) 101 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical Accuracy of the film From Hell

"From Hell" is a look at the cross-section of a thoroughly rotten society, corrupted from the top down. The Ripper murders cut th ... as charged with suspicion for the killings on November 12, 1888. He made bail on the 16th and fled across the Atlantic. He was kept under close watch by the alerted New York police, but gave them the ...

(8 pages) 32 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Practical Applications of Statistics

a limited amount of resources, employ research techniques to examine and analyze a fairly accurate cross-section of its intended audience to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace?By utilizing st ... conclusions about the population (all members of interest) from a much smaller data set. Sampling a cross section of the population includes benefits such as lower cost and decreased time to compile a ...

(2 pages) 194 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


oduces what are known as semi-finished products. These can be either slabs which have a rectangular cross-section or blooms or billets which have a square cross-section. They are the blanks which are ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A) Explain how lay magistrates and district judges (magistrate's court) are selected and appointed. b) Identify and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the use of lay magistrates.

so that all names are noted.The Lord Chancellor has to take into account that the panel has a wide-cross section. This means that there should be a variety of different people from different racial a ... variety of people shows that there is more of a representation. The judiciary is made up of a wider cross-section. 45% are women. Although there are not many ethnic minorities there are still a vast a ...

(9 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Disadvantages of the 'first past the post' electoral system

nt because of the majority of its members supporting the principal party.* The selection of a broad cross-section of candidates is discouraged in favour of candidates who are attractive to the bulk of the voters.

(1 pages) 16 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why is there resistance in wires?

Resistance is what restricts the movement of the charge through the wire. The length of a pipe, the cross-section, and the imperfections in the pipe (clogs and such) all impede the flow of the water, ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"The Canterbury tales"

ng to the shrine of martyr Thomas Becket at Canterbury. This gave Chaucer the opportunity to show a cross section of medieval society.Feudalism was the social structure of the middle ages. It meant th ... church and he was too unworldly to make search for secular employment."(106) Whatever money he came crossed was stolen from his friends and "spent on learning or another book."(106) His only care was ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Tiffany's Equity financing

sition by Avon in 1979, management has shifted from a decade-old policy of trying to reach a larger cross section of consumers to concentrate on affluent customers. This strategy seemed to have paid o ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Does Purchasing Power Parity hold?

l be stable when quoted in the similar currency. The relative edition of PPP, emphasizing arbitrage crossways time quite than crosswise space, is that the exchange rate will regulate to counterbalance ... eat deal of this labor has been enthused by the growth of panel component root tests, which develop cross-section as well as time series unpredictability in an effort to augment power above univariate ...

(11 pages) 57 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Comparison & Contrast: Community Policing vs. Traditional Policing

ed with the implementation of the community-oriented model of policing. His basis, reasoning, and a cross-section of his 9 Policing Principles will also be discussed. The public reaction and relations ... our nations' highest office, partisan politics play a vital role in how law enforcement precincts across America are funded, staffed, and managed. The prevailing morality views and sentiments of the ...

(7 pages) 181 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The research proposal will study education, age, job level, gender, and length of employment to determine if workforces are being utilized effectively with regard to education.

he employment records of three companies in the Lynchburg and surrounding area. This will provide a cross section of three major industries in this area. Managers in the areas assisting in this data c ... looking for are controversial or could directly affect the individual's job status. Surveyors use a cross-sectional method to gathering data. Using this method data are collected in the same point in ...

(38 pages) 282 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Relationship between CAPM, E/E raitio, and size

1. IntroductionEugene F. Fama and Kenneth R. French published an influential paper "The Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns" in 1992, challenging the Capital Asset Pricing Plan develop ... ng Plan developed in 1960.Through their research and analysis, they found that the average returns across different stocks and portfolios do not depend on the beta β when its changes are unrelate ... tions, low stock price, and that would cause a high book-to-market ratio.3. CriticsThis paper about cross section of expected stock return was regarded as one of the most influential papers published ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies