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The return of GIS to quantitative empirical analysis in geography
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...quantitative revolution laid the groundwork for the development of geographic information systems and well-known geographers from that period like Fred K. Schaefer, Waldo Tobler, father of first law of geography and William Garrison all made significant contributions to it. These efforts, in turn, made way for critical geography which arose as a critique of positivism. The first strain of critical geography to emerge was humanistic geography. Humanistic geographers focused on peoples sense of, and relationship with, places. Even more influential was Marxist geography, that applied the social theories of Karl Marx and his followers to geographic phenomena. Feminist geography used... Overview Geography is ...
Geography
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...geography. In addition, he refers to the findings from four other research studies to describe how the recent changes affect the school curricula. Extensive evaluation of the available data/information is beneficial in efforts of ensuring a more accurate and reliable outcome. This research mainly focuses on the impacts geography on the current educational policy reform. Bonnett, Alastair. "Geography: Whats the Big Idea?" Geography 97 (2012): 39-41. In this academic work, Bonnett provides the readers with a comprehensive understanding of the geography discipline... Geography: Annotated Bibliography Winter, Christine. “Geography and education II: Policy reform, Humanities and the future of school...
Outcomes
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...OUTCOME Education of healthcare providers on appropriate guidelines on how to achieve the goals of hand hygiene towards reducing Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) is the primary objective. It is therefore critical to note that effective re-education programme must constitute some propose changes with subsequent diverse outcomes. Allocation of much time at the beginning of the re-education program so that the nurses can master how to use the health information system is a central proposed change. One of the outcomes will be improved understanding and adherence to hand hygiene compliance (Carroll, 2009). The evaluation criteria for this...
Geography
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...Geography I believe that the vocation of an individual from early days makes way for the development of practical training that may be required in the future. I am currently enrolled for majors in the field of geography and this relates to my particular interest in the geographical diversity that is found all over the world. I believe that after I complete my majors from school, I would pursue a career in the field of geography only. The field that I believe particularly suits me is to be a geographical analyst who knows as to how things are working in accordance to geography. Early days lay down a foundation for a...
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...Geography According to the Webster Dictionary, a gradient actually means “change in the value of a quantity (as temperature, pressure, or concentration) with change in a given variable and especially per unit distance in a specified direction.” In this case, a latitudinal gradient is a horizontal change of climactic and geographic conditions along latitudes, while longitudinal gradient is a vertical change of climactic and geographical conditions along longitudes. In addition, an altitudinal gradient is a change of climactic and geographical conditions along increasing altitudes. Disparate agricultural lands in the Midwest follow a longitudinal gradient, while disparate...
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...Geography Climate Graphs Storrs, Connecticut Figure Current Temperature at Storrs, Connecticut76, Retrieved from http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/currentweatherusnational/uscurrentweather_large.html Figure 2: Current weather at Storrs, Connecticut no light snow, Retrieved from http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/currentweatherusnational/uscurrentweather_large.html Figure 3: Current Satellite (IR and/or visible); it is almost coldest Seoul, Korea, Retrieved from http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/currentweatherusnational/uscurrentweather_large.html Figure 4: Current Temperatures; cold. Figure 5: Current Weather at Seoul, Korea, Retrieved from http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype... Geography Climate...
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...Geography Geography My selected country is India in Asia, which is a developing country. Physical Feature India, a secular and democratic country is made of 28 states and seven union territories. States have their own elected governments while union territories are governed by president through appointed administrator or governor. West and south parts are surrounded by sea. It covers an area of 3,287,263 sq. km, extending from the Himalaya of the north to the entirely forests of the south. It is located in northern hemisphere between longitudes 68° 7 and 97° 25 east and latitudes 8° 4 and 37° 6 north. It measures about 2,933 km from east to west between...
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...Geography Essay The post-Columbian European settlements of North America started following the voyage of Christopher Columbus starting in the year 1492. Since the exploration of America, people started to migrate towards this region and the colonies started to build up. Initially, the immigrations did not take place at large and the formation of colonies was slow. This can be classified as the first main stage of post-Columbian European settlement of North America. The second main stage was between the year 1600 and 1650 when different European settlers arrived in America and the actual colonization started. Spain was the first one to establish colonies in Florida followed by other Europeans...
Geography
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...aimed to implement sustainable human usage of land resources. Nevertheless... What geographical theory best fits global land use: environmental determinism, possibilism, or probabilism? Why?  The main theories, which describe human treatment of environment, include environmental determinism, possibilism, and probabilism. The central idea of environmental determinism is that the main factors, which have prevalent impact on people’s activities, are physical surrounding while social conditions have less influential power. Particularly, Amanda Briney described that the theory states that human behavior and mode of thoughts are essentially affected and to some extend even determined by climate and general...
Geography
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...aimed to give the knowledge about thecultural environment of the Census tract 5 of Peterborough. Impression of the selected area will be made on the comparison of information in a secondary source of a book “Peterborough and the Kawarthas” by Adams and Taylor and primary sources. The paper will look into cultural factors, which are shaped in the primary as well as secondary sources. Information about Census Tract 5 from Secondary Source: The study area is located among the park street south, Lansdowne Street, little lake and Rink Street. The concerned area is located at a very important place and keeps diversity... from reading in primary sources when studied the features in growth. Secondary...
Geography
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...Geography of a Changing World. Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA: Prentice Hall, 2010. Print. ********************** (paragraph 1) The current migration patterns in Europe are the internal and the external. The first one... & Number: European Culture and Economics 05 August Essay many countries are making great efforts to preserve their national cultures because it is their cultural heritage that gives them a national identity. Culture distinguishes a nation from another country because it is something unique to each of them. It gives them a connection to their past heritage and is a unifying element of any nationality. Many countries are rightly concerned that their cultural past is in danger of being wiped out by globalization trends such as in commerce, social fashion, lifestyle and even from the Internet. There is now an ever-present danger of...
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...Geography Nick Cumming-Bruce s in his article that over a total of 60k individuals residing in the region of Syria have experienced death in a civil war which has not yet even completed 2 years (CUMMING-BRUCE, 2013). The article further cites NaviPillay who is the chief of human rights at the United Nations and who expresses concerns about the estimated amount of injuries and deaths of the civil war as the figures are much higher than the number of deaths that have been estimated previously. The chief of human rights further states that it was recorded that a total of 59,648 deaths have taken place during the middle period of March and the ending period of November of 2011. She even added... Geography...
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...Geography: Question of the Week 3: The western of Oregon, to go along with four Southwestern s of Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico has similar climatic and geographic conditions. All these states are arid to semi-arid in climatic conditions, which makes the distribution of water among its inhabitants all the more significant. The Umatilla River is the lifeblood of Oregon, but its water is claimed by various groups and communities of people. Apart from people, there is also the natural marine ecosystem to be concerned about, for what is a feasible water sharing arrangement in the short term might prove unsustainable in the long run. In the video titled Oregon: A Fight for Water... in...
Geography
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...Geography Geography Q1. What determines the resistance of silicate minerals (silicate rocks) to weathering rates? According to White (2003), over 90 percent of rocks exposed on the earth’s surface are made up of silicates. The strength of the bonds within silicate rocks determines the weathering rate. According to Velbel (1999), the classification of silicate minerals is founded on the number corners per tetrahedron shared with neighboring tetrahedral. The rate of weathering is silicate rocks depend on the extent of connectedness between the rock particles. “The more polymerized the silicate mineral’s structure, the more resistant to weathering it appears...
Geography
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...Geography: Major physical geographical features of Tennessee include siximportant regions namely the Blue Ridge, the Appalachian mountain system, the Cumberland Plateau, the Highland Rim, the Nashville Basin, and the Gulf Coastal Plain. The eastern third part of Tennessee is covered by the Appalachian mountains and there are many fertile valleys in this region. The Cumberland Plateau is on the north side and it is in this region that people can view seven states at once from the Lookout mountain. The Gulf Coastal Plain begins as a very hilly area extending to the west and then turns into southern Illinois. Some of the most notable rivers in Tennessee include the Cumberland... 09 October Geography: Major ...
GEOGRAPHY
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...Geography Radiation and Temperature (First Attachemnt) Question No Table January and July panels of the Net Short-Wave animation Location New England Northern Greenland The Horn of Africa (Somalia) January 125 -50 200 July 200 100 150 Difference 75 150 50 Question No. 2 Table 2: January and July panels of the Net Radiation animation Location New England Northern Greenland The Horn of Africa (Somalia) January 25 -100 125 July 150 25 125 Difference 125 125 0 Question No. 3 Largest Net Radiation Difference = Both New England and Northern Greenland Smallest Net Radiation Difference = The Horn of Africa (Somalia) Question No. 4 a. In the month of July, the earth’s service is...
Geography
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...aimed to implement sustainable human usage of land resources. Nevertheless... 1. What geographical theory best fits global land use: environmental determinism, possibilism, or probabilism? Why?  The main theories, which describe human treatment of environment, include environmental determinism, possibilism, and probabilism. The central idea of environmental determinism is that the main factors, which have prevalent impact on people’s activities, are physical surrounding while social conditions have less influential power. Particularly, Amanda Briney described that the theory states that human behavior and mode of thoughts are essentially affected and to some extend even determined by climate and general e...
Geography
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...Geography 2. The three varying Yellowfin Tuna’s categories of sustainability mainly results from the varying fishing application tactics. The Troll, Pole-and-line utilized in U.S Atlantic depicts “Best Choice” owing to its insignificant or nil level of bycatch of Yellowfin Tuna, which is contrary to the Longline technique (MBAF). Conversely, the Longline method depicts “Good Alternative” especially in U.S Atlantic and Hawaii owing to the strict regulations exercised by the respective or supervising authorities. Hence, yielding to the recommendable results compared when there is the absence of the imposed laws. The third category “Good Alternative”, its application is...
Geography
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...Geography According to the Webster Dictionary, a gradient actually means “change in the value of a quantity (astemperature, pressure, or concentration) with change in a given variable and especially per unit distance in a specified direction.” In this case, a latitudinal gradient is a horizontal change of climactic and geographic conditions along latitudes, while longitudinal gradient is a vertical change of climactic and geographical conditions along longitudes. In addition, an altitudinal gradient is a change of climactic and geographical conditions along increasing altitudes. Disparate agricultural lands in the Midwest follow a longitudinal gradient, while disparate...
Geography
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...Geography- Demographic Transition Table of Contents On the Demographic Transition 3 Works Cited 6 On the Demographic Transition The question relatesto the dynamics of the demographic transition: why it is that in spite of lowered Crude Birth Rates (CBR) and Crude Death Rates (CDR) in the latter stages, such as Stage 4, the population count is observed to be much bigger for the latter stage than it was at Stage 1. To wit, the “demographic transition” is the designation for a model that is able to track and describe the changes that occur to a given population through time. The model takes off from the work of Warren Thompson, an American demographer, starting in 1929, and...
Geography
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...Geography The archipelago of Japan is a group of 6, 850 islands lying on the Pacific Ocean. Together the four major land masses and its surrounding islands make up the Japanese... Ciacho May 5, Japan: A Developed Country Introduction to Japan Japan, regarded as the most developed nation in the entire continent ofAsia, is among the most industrial and advanced country all over the world. Located in East Asia, its capital and largest city is Tokyo. Nearly all speak Japanese as their first language. The currency used is Yen and it holds about 128,000,000 people. Also known as the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan is currently a leading economic supremacy and is a major exporter and importer. Geography The ...
Geography
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...geography we infer that the Estonian culture has been greatly influenced by the traditions of adjacent areas which include cultural values of Finnic, Baltic, Slavic and German origins. The cultural developments have been greatly influenced by Sweden and Russia due to their historical dominance over the region. Some examples of geometric boundaries for Estonia and Russia include the attempts that Estonia is making towards staying away from the Russian influence in terms... Estonia Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces on Estonia Geographers frequently make use of centripetal and centrifugal forces of a country to better realize its present situation and to make forecasts for potential developments. These...
Critically assess the claim that market research is essential to small, family owned firms. Do you think that the research aims, methods, tools, outcomes, and e
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...outcome of the research depends on the way the organization will carry this out. An organization usually focuses on the customers need; this is the general aim of all the businesses. The small family owned business may have several outcomes it may be a positive result or it may be negative. A positive result depends on how the family will carry out the market research. If they will not involve emotions in decision making the business may have a good result... Comparison of Market Research between Small Family Owned Business and Big Organization Introduction A family business is a company owned, managed, and operated by members of one or several members as employees, but in smaller companies, the top...
Compare and contrast the ideologies and aims of VILLA and CARRANZA and their impact on the Mexican Revolution ( 1910-17)
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...AIMS: Carranza Carranza was more into the politics of the matter. One of his major reasons for joining the revolution was his plans of attaining power for himself. After Madero got assassinated by Huerta, another uprising came; this time led by Carranza himself. He was supported by Villa and Obregon on this one. Villa Villa’s radical aims were by no means visibly clear. Villa spoke unclearly of creating mutual colonies for his ex-comrades. He yielded to Venustiano Carranza’s Plan. IMPACT: Villa Villa led... VILLA and CARRANZA: A contrast and comparison of their impact on the Mexican Revolution (1910 - 1917) INTRODUCTION: As Jennifer Rosenberg described, “Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary leader...
Geography And The Study Of The Environment But Mainly The Scientific Revolution
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...Geography And The Study Of The Environment But Mainly The Scientific Revolution Introduction ical Beginnings) Intellectual curiosity is the essence of human nature that led to all the achievements mankind. This essay is a very short story of very long period. It would be difficult to summarize such a vast subject in such a brief space. It starts from the antiquity to the present era. The whole essay will discuss that how human intellectual curiosity compelled human being to do such a great jobs as described below. The revolution of science is described in the light of Geographic development in accordance with the scientific...
Geography And The Study Of The Environment But Mainly The Scientific Revolution
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...Geography And The Study Of The Environment But Mainly The Scientific Revolution Introduction ical Beginnings) Intellectual curiosity is the essence of human nature that led to all the achievements mankind. This essay is a very short story of very long period. It would be difficult to summarize such a vast subject in such a brief space. It starts from the antiquity to the present era. The whole essay will discuss that how human intellectual curiosity compelled human being to do such a great jobs as described below. The revolution of science is described in the light of Geographic development in accordance with the scientific...
Identify and analyse the aims, impact and outcomes of increasingly integrated ways of working in childrens services on children and their families.
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...Aims, Impact and Outcome of Integrated Ways of Working in Children’s Services Down the last decade the UK has seen the burgeoning of support system within organisations devoted to children services and their families. Apparently they show promise of bringing positive changes in the life of the child in suffering and his or her family that shares part of the trauma, but in reality have been of little help. The real picture is anything but ironical. The problem lies in the fact that it becomes hard for the child and the family to constantly withstand the influx of agencies with their battalion of professionals in their lives. It could be best described by...
Quantitative
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...Quantitative al affiliation Article The purpose of the article is to explore how decision makers of DALR SMOs come to spatial decisions regarding the Amazon land. This is done by measuring variables that have been stated are vital in determining which landholdings are subjected to the contentious processes in the process of contentious land change. A series of regression models such as logistic regression model, specifically the strategic model used to find out the importance of the SMOs desires for successful expropriation and media attention, agronomic level to determine the usefulness of social movement members and their desires for landholding that is agriculturally...
Revolution
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...Revolution REVOLUTION ‘Taming the revolution’ refers to the concerted attempts to control and shape public memory about the revolution by leaders of the Whig Sons of Liberty (Young, 2001). The Whig leadership was the main proponent in this taming of the Revolution and was mainly made up of ‘middling’ men. They sought to deal with the problem of the volatile and unpredictable mobile class or ‘mob’ and set about harnessing and suppressing them. The Whig-owned patriot press admonished mob activities by writing on how violence, mobs, confusion, and tumult would hurt the cause, essentially roping in the...
Revolution
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...Revolution Revolution As far as the American Revolution is concerned, I don’t think it was justified. The revolution helped emphasize on a critical principle in government; that all men are equal and independent and as such, there should be no limits to their freedom. However, the issue of high taxation should not have been used as a reason for the revolution since there were reasons for this high taxation. Additionally, citizens in Britain were taxed much more than the colonists, another indication that the British government had no intentions of treating its colonists unfairly. On average, the ratio of a...
Revolution
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...Revolution The American Revolution began with the conflict between 13 British colonies in North America and the Great Britain. The two related events, 1. The American War of Independence as it achieved independence from Great Britain with the help of colonies, 2. The American government as laid by the Constitution of U.S.A because of it, the republican form of Government established in which the power belonged to people. There were many causes for the revolution such as, the long-term social, economic and political changes in the colonies before 1750. The decade of conflicts between the colonies and Great British began with the Stamp Act crisis. It led to the war outbreak in 1775... and of...
Revolution
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...Revolution A revolution entails fundamental changes in organizational or power structures occurring within short periods and may be characterized by partially modifying the existing constitution or completely changing it to new one (Boesche 114). According to Thomas Hobbes, human beings are naturally materialistic and always have a fear of their inability to hold on to the power they possess at any one time. Such power necessitates competition, diffidence and glory, giving rise to the fundamental law of nature whereby humans seek peace and use all advantages and help of war. On the other hand, John Locke also opines that all humans are entitled to the...
Revolution
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...Revolution Please examine the writing of the Constitution of 1787, does it’s provisions define the Founders as democratic reformers or not? Also, be sure to pay close attention to the Federalists and Anti-Federalists. There is no doubt that the American constitution that was written in 1787 has by no means organized the lives of all Americans with no exception. The founding fathers, who have already taken part in the American Revolution in helping America get its independence from Great Britain, have also participated in framing and devising the Constitution of 1787-1788. Clearly, the Constitution defines the founding fathers as democratic reformers...
Revolution
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...Revolution This paper encompasses a discussion of the Rational Expectations revolution in the 1970s. More specifically it examines if the revolution had undermined the faith that governments had in being able to manipulate the economy through economic policy. The cornerstones of this view can be considered the policy. The discussion also includes ineffectiveness proposition of Sargent and Wallace 1976 and the Lucas' critique (Lucas 1972) An analysis of these views of Lucas is included in the discussion. Introduction: The Rational Expectations revolution in the 1970s implied that he faith in the government had been...
Aims of the Practical
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...Aims of the Practical The aim of these practical is clearly d in the introduction of the practical lessons. It is clearly indicted that genes from a donor can be used to litigate some other genes in a recipient. This will assist in developing strong bonds in the recipient. In actual sense, the recipient will have the same combination of genes that are used in the plasmid. this is a type of combining genes from the donor to the recipient, in making a strong production. For instance, during the 1970’s researchers had started the research on how genes could be combined from a donor to the recipient. In the end, the recipient would have an enhanced combination of genes, as they have been donated...
Aims of Education
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...Aims of Education. Presidential address to the Mathematical Association of England, 1916. In this speech, Whitehead points out the importance of idea as well as the deadly effect of inert, passive ideas that have been adopted by many institutions. He points out the relationship between quantitative data to the world in general highlighting the practical use of idea no matter how tedious they may be, such as mathematics. Winch... ?Aims of Education Outline: I Introduction II Educational Aims III The Education Process IV Paulo Freire V Mary Louise Pratt VI Susan Griffin VII Richard Rodriguez VIII Role of Writing in Education and in the Aims of Education IX Conclusion X Annotated Bibliography Introduction...
Learning outcomes
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...outcomes are conceptualized in terms of level of depressive symptoms and level of demoralization (a broader concept than depression that focuses on sense of inadequacy and low self-esteem, pain, loss, and anxiety). 5.Critically evaluate the provision of health care to ensure smooth transition between paediatric and adult services for children and young people. (notes-from paed to adult more poorly controlled, NSF lots written and standards within, What happens within my area, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Normally Type 1DM) 6. Critically analyse and evaluate the evidence relating to different types of treatment and management of diabetes across the life span. (notes-Make an...
Transport geography
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...geography came from economic geography (Graham, 92). In previous considerations, specifically in commercial geography, transportation was seen to be a significant factor behind the Geographic’s space economic representations, namely in terms of the distance monetary costs. These cost concerns turned out to be the cause of different geographical theories like locational analysis and central places. The increasing mobility of freight and passengers justified the beginning of transport geography. In the 1960’s, the costs of transport were dignified as important factors in location theories. This made transportation geography to start depending on quantitative methods, specifically spatial... Transport...
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
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...quantitative exercise assisted me the most. It enabled me to learn the use of technology to solve mathematical problems as well as in the preparation of graphs and charts. Response to Question 6 Yes, I will. This is because it enables an individual to know more about the environment in which they stay. Besides that, it creates a sense of protecting the natural environment in individuals. Response to Question 7 Human geography should be explored more and incorporated since it perfectly inter-relates to physical geography. That is because; linking the two will be made easy a task.... Physical Geography of \ Physical Geography Response to Question I selected this because of my passion forthe protection of ...
EB Outcomes
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...Outcomes in nursing       and   Introduction This EBP project will utilize the Stetler model of evidence based planning and the practice implementation. The model uses the experiences of daily practice to inform the planning and the implementation of the change program (Stetler, 2010). In the current case, the change program will use the evidence collected from research studies, towards identifying areas of change and implementing the proposed changes in the area of nursing care. During the planning and the implementation of the change, the practitioners covered by the program will use the findings of previous research studies and other evidence-bases towards improving...
Human Geography
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...aims to highlight the human geography of a district in Peterborough city referred to by the name of Census Tract 11. According to secondary sources, this area has a high population of people with an average mean of age 42 years. Although this is the mean age, there is relatively high population... ? Human Geography Human geography is a discipline in the large field of Geography that is concerned with how geography relates andinfluences communities and cultures. It is also a branch of social sciences, which focuses on studying human activities. Human geography includes the study of cultures and its influences that particular culture. Cultural practices are studied in relation to the space in which they...
World Geography
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...GEOGRAPHY Introduction Theoretically, geography refers to the scientific study of earth’s physical features and the phenomenal interaction between these physical aspects and its inhabitants. Study of physical features involves understanding the origin, present states and future of various landforms and other related natural complexities. On the other hand, study of the interaction between these physical features and the earth’s inhabitants seeks to understand the manner in which natural features influence lives. According to Jerry and Martin (2000), geography falls into two broad categories namely; physical geography and human geography. In most cases, the latter category manifests as human... WORLD...
Economic Geography
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...geography. Political factors influence the trends in population distribution and density in different ways. Trends of population density variation and distribution also vary according to the races that occupy certain regions or places. States occupied by blacks, for instance, have high population density. The spread of the blacks in America is limited compared to other races because of influences of political reasons. Seclusion of blacks before passing of laws that stopped the discrimination of blacks contributed to their concentration... Task: Political systems influence on population Studies on the influence of political factors on population distribution are fundamental topics in economic geography....
Outcomes Evaluation
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...Outcomes Evaluation Affiliation: Response to Tina The issue of migrant seasonal farm workers (MSFW) is a multifarious one and providing healthcare to them is equally complex. The statistics necessary for healthcare provision to MSFW present a big problem that cannot be solved by seeking to “obtain farm worker data from the community of interest”. This option is untenable as some of the MSFW are illegal aliens and providing data could present legal problems for the MSFW and their employers (Patterson & Navarro, 2011). Response to Janice “Increasing the availability of healthy food choices in school cafeterias” is a good measure to curb obesity albeit not easy to implement....
History/Geography
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...Geography Order No. 271949 No. of pages: 3 1st 6530 What are some of the challenges facing the nations of the former Soviet Union? The countries of the former Soviet Union are facing drastic changes on the political, social and economic front that involved the transition from a planned economy to a market economy. The result of these initiatives taken, has given rise to a new and struggling entrepreneurial sector. Johnson and Loveman (1995) found that the formation of entrepreneurial startup ventures is the most effective way to relocate labor and capital in a transitionary economy. According to researchers this has led to demonopolization and an increased efficiency of the assets... History and...
Aims of Education
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...Aims of Education: Schools Prepare Children for Life With reference to at least two theorists, or significant educators, discuss the extent to which our schools really prepare children for life Everyone has an aim-whether teachers, parents or children (Marples 1999). General aims should expand the view in order to make a broad and more flexible observation portraying the never-ending connections of learning activities. Teaching and learning should simultaneously lead into other things. Smeyers and Wringe (2003) asserted that the child is always present by implication and discussed more often by educationists. Education or...
Developmental Geography
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...Geography Section A Difficult physical environments are a leading contributor to the slowdown of economic growth in China. The country is composed largely of vast metropolises and poor rural areas. The registration of families makes it impossible for a family to move from the poorer environments to the larger, better developed, richer segments of the country. This in turn, does not allow for the movement of individuals or families into the upper echelon of society, stunting the growth of the country by keeping people forcibly in poor economic circumstances (Demurger). 2. Low investment in the poor regions of China is also a major contributing factor to the slowing of economic growth... Developmental...
Economic Geography
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...geography. In addition, trade is vital for anchoring other related socioeconomic activities. International trade is of notable contribution towards the development of the world. This creates the necessity for different initiatives that support international trade. Free-trade agreements are common initiatives that countries, which are trading partners, may use to encourage and boost trade. The free-trade deal that resurfaced between the US and Europe was among the significant initiatives directed at fostering the success... Task: U.S. and Europe Trade Deal The contribution of trade towards the economic development of the world is invaluable and significant. Trade is a vital area in the study of human...
Physical Geography
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...Geography Part Gold is a one of the chemical element, and its chemical formula is Au. Gold falls into the chemical class of transitional metals. It is one of the elements, which are members of group eleven. Its atomic number is 79. It has a unique soft texture, hence called soft metal and has a number of physical properties. Some of the distinguishing physical properties of gold include its ductile and malleable nature (Marsden, and Iain 19). With a density of 19.3 g/cm cubic, makes it top in the list of heavy metal. The leaf of gold is translucent. However, the transmitted light appear greenish blue. This implies that it reflects red and yellow light. Gold occurs in diverse geologic... Physical...
Economic Geography
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...Geography Introduction Economists of the world may be debating on the American manufacturing revival, after a couple of decades, as witnessed by the reversing trend of outsourcing by American manufacturers. Nevertheless, the fact remains that world economy is getting integrated at faster pace, resulting in higher living standards of people residing in developing countries, while American residents have learnt to make adjustments, post the 2008 recession. Manufacturers consider several factors, while taking the important decision of starting a new manufacturing facility, closing an existing one or expanding the activities at different locations. The most important factor, after taking... Economic...
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