War Propaganda: The Hollywood industry used as a weapon for supporting interventions in the Arab world
The Hollywood film industry provides the public with an opportunity to find an escape from reality and even, at times, education themselves. Given the popularity of movies, the message presented in the pictures is bound to have an effect on public perception. According to the Motion Picture Association of America (2012), U.S./Canada box office receipts in 2012 reached $10.8 billion with 1.38 billion movie tickets were sold (MPAA 2013). Furthermore, Business Wire (2012) reports that average subscriber of the popular movie rental and streaming service Netflix watches an average of 3.4 movies per week. This amounts to a lot of exposure to Hollywood movies, which beyond its entertainment value also potentially opens the door to stereotyping.
THE INFLUENCE OF POVERTY ON CRIME
Crime or criminal and violent behaviour has emerged as one of the major concern in the recent years across the world, and it has arguably gained significant popularity in term of the number of studies being performed and the study results being debated (Gillani, Rehman & Gill 2009). According to Baharom and Habibullah (2009), crime rates differ hugely across regions and countries. There have been a great number of studies recently, quantitative investigations in comparative criminology, in order to explore the influences of societal developments and crime trends.
Dissertation Proposal - Motives and Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions are seen as an important strategy that business entities should employ with the goal of increasing their worth. Despite popular belief that the strategy allows businesses to gain, motives and effects of mergers and acquisitions are thought to vary among organisations. In the light of this, the proposed research intends to establish the motives and effects of mergers and acquisitions. In order to address the study objective, I intend to use secondary data from sources, such as the Yahoo Finance. Based on the data, the efficiency ratio (EFF), rate of return on investments (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) will be computed to allow for making inferences.
BE Paper-Thesis and Outline (Sexual Harassment)
In the ideal world, having knowledge on what sexual harassment entails is the primary step of preventing it from occurring. According to Conte (2000), this may be defined as unsolicited visual, verbal or physical demeanor of a sexual nature towards another human being to an extent of severely affecting the working conditions or creating an antagonistic working environment.