Essays Tagged: "mid 1990s"

Gun Control

The decline in handgun sales since the mid-1990s has been attributed to many factors, from tougher gun-control laws to an increased feeling ...

(4 pages) 205 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

HIV and AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

BACKGROUNDSince the first AIDS cases were reported in 1981, through mid-1994 more than 402,000 AIDS cases and more than 241,000 deaths have been reported in the United ... wever. It is estimated that nearly 1 million Americans had been infected with the virus through the mid-1990s but had not yet developed clinical symptoms. In addition, although the vast majority of do ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Feb/1997

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

Gun Control

The decline in handgun sales since the mid-1990s has been attributed to many factors, from tougher gun-control laws to an increased feeling ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Description, Pros and Cons of Scarsdale Diet

ch is similar to the Atkins Diet that preceded it, did not become consistently mainstream until the mid-1990s. The author of the diet was murdered in 1980, so he was unable to make the consistent re-p ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Shrinking Dollar -- Growing Euro.

a March 2002 speech pointed out that as foreign investment in the US has been increasing since the mid 1990s, investors will become wary about the soaring deficits in the balance of payments. Simply ...

(3 pages) 171 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

HIV/AIDS Research Paper

Over 300,000 people are living with AIDS. Each year, there are about 40,000 new infections. In the mid-1990s, AIDS was a leading cause of death. However, newer treatments have cut the AIDS death rate ...

(3 pages) 199 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sexual Harrassment

behavior in the workplace that adversely affects the terms and conditions of employment. Until the mid 1990`s, though, employees who believed that they were sexually harassed on the job had to demons ... sychological injury to collect a damage reward. Now, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling passed in the mid 1990s, an employee simply must show that an employer allowed a "hostile or abusive working envir ...

(9 pages) 366 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Assess the sustainability of China's energy usage using examples...

China relied heavily on coal during the mid-1990s due to the large deposits of coal that made up nearly 1/5 of the worlds total. South of th ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Downloading Free Music from the Internet

ersial discussion is downloading free music from the Internet. Ever since the Internet got hot from mid 1990s, online music has following the hot wave of the internet. From the earlier au format to th ...

(6 pages) 172 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Failure of the Enron Corporation

sales and quickly became a powerhouse in the natural gas and electricity markets. Beginning in the mid 1990s the company tried to build upon its earlier success in the energy markets by expanding int ... d electricity products. As the asset based markets declined Enron moved to function primarily as a "middleman," buying and selling energy contracts between suppliers and companies that delivered this ...

(5 pages) 319 1 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Movie Theater Industry The purpose of this memo is to discuss the current film exhibition industry's operating environment and future growth prospects, as well as highlight the predominant players

ning of over 2,000 screens.According to experts the theater industry overextended itself during the mid-1990s by building too many megaplexes. A crisis set in when fewer moviegoers visited older theat ... nation still has approximately 5,000 (17%) too many screens. They predict many of these will close amid tougher competition and a series of mergers.Alternative Sources of RevenueAnother change to the ...

(7 pages) 82 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The body Shop strategic analysis

Growth Strategy is no longer working for The Body Shop. Their store growth has diminished since the mid-1990s, and by 2002 the company's profit was shrinking, and sales were not growing proportionally ... an overall solid performance for the year 2004 especially with strong sales in the USA (+ 4%), the Middle East (+4%), the Nordic countries (+4%) and most part of Asia pacific (+2%). However, these en ...

(15 pages) 419 1 2.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Asian economic crises: What were the causes and consequences? To what extent does their occurrence relate to globalization?

capital, especially from Europe and Japan. However, hints of weaknesses began to emerge towards the mid-1990s. In many Asian countries, signs that the economies were exceeding their capacity, and ther ...

(7 pages) 140 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Strike Hard Against Criminals Campaign in China

al with the increase of criminal activity due to the reform taking place in the economy. During the mid 1990s an idea for a New China was launched and with the creation of this idea, opening up and re ... ase of crimes involving guns from 1994 to 1995. Since the reform and opening up in China during the mid 1990s, new types of crimes and a new breed of criminals became a large problem in urban sectors. ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Research Project: Tobacco, History and Health Issues

peaked at 45% in 1966. Overall frequency among adults (aged 16 and over) fell steadily between the mid 1970s and the 1990s, faster among men than women, until there was no difference between the men ... 0s, faster among men than women, until there was no difference between the men and women. Since the mid 1990s, smoking rates appear to have stabilized. However, the smoking prevalence in 2002 is estim ...

(9 pages) 118 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


healthcare sector, education cutbacks, lack of long term planning and aging nurses.In the early to mid 1990s thousands of nurses were downsized, opportunities for educating nurses were reduced and a ...

(6 pages) 280 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cultural Research

great deal of attention. Trompenaars' work was conducted over a 10-year period and published in the mid 1990s, although he continues to add to these findings. The original data were gathered from ques ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

R. R. Donnelley: Country and Oportunity Analysis in the Eastern Europe

te sector boomed, growing from approximately 20% of GDP in the late-1980s to an expected 55% by the mid-1990s. The country had a large literate population and many citizens were voracious readers - th ...

(2 pages) 36 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Majority verdicts in Australia

ent in terms of time and tax payer money. Majority verdicts have been debated extensively since the mid 1990s and there have been three private members bills introduced on the subjectOne of the proble ... e with jurors in order to secure desired verdict. If one juror can be corrupted with bribery or intimidation the rest of the jury is rendered powerless. Using unanimous verdicts, there is more opportu ...

(6 pages) 2376 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Thinking Big - A Survey of International Banking"

"too big too fail" case in the event of a crisis.In America, after the wave of big mergers from the mid-1990s onward fostered by deregulation of inter-state banking (Riegle-Neal Act 1994) and removal ... ng Basel II" - October 12th 2005 at"Weighing risks - Basel II and the challenges for mid-tier banks" - Economist Intelligence Unit - The Economist - October 2004Market DisciplineSupervi ...

(19 pages) 136 0 5.0 Jul/2007

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