Essays Tagged: "fifty years"

Beauty and society..the beauty myth

Beauty And WomenThe rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last fifty years. Women gained legal rights, reproductive rights, pursued higher education, entered the m ...

(4 pages) 572 9 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


Almost fifty years ago, an incident occurred in the southwestern desert ofthe United States that could have ... ilitary, and denied by the U.S. military, and has remainedcovered-up in the government for the past fifty and hopefully not another fifty years. It isnot a hoax or false claim, but rather a known even ...

(19 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Classification System in California's Prisons

about the purpose of prisons and the methods of dealing with prisoners have changed during the past fifty years. The increasing number of repeat offenders in our prisons strongly suggests that the pol ...

(6 pages) 358 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Computer Literacy

For over fifty years, beginning with the famous ENIAC, a revolution has been taking placein the United States ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Triumphs and Tragedies of the International Monetary Fund & World Bank

e a world economy that would reduce the possibilities of isolationism and therefor, war. Yet, after fifty years of commitment to that noble goal, after providing more than $100 billion dollars to deve ... under the loans of IMF. Where as without it, there might have been change for the better.So, after fifty years, IMF and the World Bank have came to be viewed as mixed blessings. But nevertheless, it ...

(8 pages) 329 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Water Pollution

ter pollution. The main one is plastics. The reason for that is that plastics take four hundred and fifty years to decompose in the water. Also many companies use plastic and people throw it in the wa ... effect humans, it affects are whole ecosystem. Birds and marine life are affected by it. More than fifty species of birds are known to ingest plastic. When they eat plastic, they feel full, so some o ...

(3 pages) 366 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Arthur Miller's definition of a "TRAGIC HERO" in Death of a Salesman

become one-sided on a particular topic and failed to consider other possibilities. Even today, over fifty years after Arthur Miller's essay Tragedy and The Common Man; we still associate tragedy with ...

(4 pages) 30699 0 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Nuclear Power

d nations. Nuclear power has been a great advance in the field of electrical production in the last fifty years, with it's clean, efficient and cheap production, it has gained a large share of the wor ... 0 years from direct cause of the explosion, however total death will range to around 100,000 within fifty years.' (Megaw, 87) Not only is the original explosion deadly, but the insuing radiation can l ...

(8 pages) 159 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay indicates to what extent findings from obedience research be applied beyond the research setting.

74) set out to prove this theory wrong, using one of the most controversial experiments in the last fifty years, where a participant was required to believe that he had 'killed' another living person. ...

(5 pages) 135 2 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Nuclear Power -- Con.

d nations. Nuclear power has been a great advance in the field of electrical production in the last fifty years, with it's clean, efficient and cheap production, it has gained a large share of the wor ... 0 years from direct cause of the explosion, however total death will range to around 100,000 within fifty years.' (Megaw, 87) Not only is the original explosion deadly, but the insuing radiation can l ...

(8 pages) 85 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"A NATO For the Next Fifty-years"

Fifty-years ago the Soviet Union loomed over Europe and the world as a threat to democracy. To safeg ... e compromise of several of the more moderate ideas NATO will prove to be as successful for the next fifty-years as it was during its first fifty-years.The North Atlantic Treaty, drafted on April 4, ...

(8 pages) 185 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

This research paper is on the history of the European Union and the various aspects and functions regarding it, as well as its potential impact and influental power on global economics.

on into a much larger, united Europe, is now seeing many of their goals accomplished. Over the last fifty years, the formulation of regulatory bodies overseen by representatives from each member state ... ween six countries (Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands). After nearly fifty years, with four waves of accessions (1973: Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom; 1981: Gre ...

(7 pages) 368 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

An essay about the Apocalyptic visions in Beowulf.

to kill three mythological beasts, save two entire countries and live as king of a country for over fifty years of peace and prosperity. Now that in its own is not that special there are millions of s ...

(8 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The historical cost accounting convention.

INTRODUCTIONRealised-profit, matching-based, historical cost accruals accounting (HCA) has for over fifty years been repeatedly challenged as being an inadequate basis for the measurement of "income" ...

(9 pages) 682 4 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The workings of tesla's brainchild, the TESLA COIL

ikola Tesla, 1891Tesla CoilsNikola Tesla (1856-1943) is still surrounded by controversy and mystery fifty years after his death. He is perhaps the most controversial and mysterious inventor of the tec ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Failure of international aid.

econd World War left the western world in two clearly defined categories, West and East. For almost fifty years this was the main form of division that was used by analysts and the media. However with ... ds of the world's poverty stricken. Crucially this worrying statistic has remained almost unchanged fifty years after initial attempts were made to bridge the divide through International Aid. In ligh ...

(8 pages) 99 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Comparing life today with life fifty years ago.

Comparing life today with life fifty years ago, there are many dramatic changes. There are new forms of media such as Television an ... on and the Internet. Family structures and emphasis on values today are nothing like what they were fifty years ago. Even people's life goals and outlook on life are different. With all of these chang ... hese changes it is no wonder why people believe life today for a teenager is far harder than it was fifty years ago.Teenagers fifty years ago lived a sheltered life compare to those of today. Not only ...

(2 pages) 136 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Expiration of the Feminist Necessity.

to blame when they are unhappy with the decisions that they have made. Although feminists today and fifty years ago will say that they were influenced and subjugated into their positions as wife/mothe ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

To what extent was Stalin's rule a disaster for the Soviet Union and its people?

y brought about disastrous effects on Russia and its people. At this time, Russia was approximately fifty years behind the dominant powers in technology and production rates. Stalin set about rectifyi ...

(4 pages) 99 2 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Education." An essay on the importance of becoming a High School Graduate - gives the paycheck of an average High School Drop-Out and Degrees in college beyond High School.

east a high school graduate.High School graduates make $212,000 dollars more. If they also work for fifty years, that means they make, on average, $353.30 more per month than a High School dropout. Th ...

(2 pages) 246 5 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education