Translating the Biggles Stories for Czech Readers: A Case of Moderate Transposition

Abstract: Despite their Britocentric orientation, translations of Captain W.E. Johns’ Biggles stories have been well-received outside the UK, although certain of the stories create problems for non-British target audiences. One country where Biggles is quite popular is the Czech Republic. Some passages in Biggles Goes To War, however, set in an invented small Ruritanian-type country … Read more

Streetwise (1984 film)

Streetwise follows the lives of nine homeless teenagers in Seattle, including Erin Blackwell’s, a fourteen-year-old prostitute known as “Tiny.” Throughout the documentary, the children share their different experiences about how they became runaways and castaways involving similar themes of violence, neglect, and abuse. All nine teens fight for survival, engaging in dangerous actives to make … Read more

Characteristics of a good quality social work assessment in childcare

The aim of this assignment is to explore the characteristics of a good quality social work assessment in childcare. It will look at different factors that affect the assessment process, how theoretical perspectives relate to practice, communication and partnership working when carrying out assessments. It will also consider early help assessments and explore the advantages … Read more

Body adjustments

This dissertation manages the topic of body adjustments, particularly body piercings and tattoos, which are nowadays the most usual and well-known modifications. The first part of the work deals with the progressions and advancement of tattoos and piercings and introduces the reader a history of these modifications. This part is completed by collecting and comparing … Read more

The women are the foundation of agricultural workforce and are a crucial part of Indian economy.

The women are the foundation of agricultural workforce and are a crucial part of Indian economy. Throughout the years, there is a slow acknowledgment of the key part of women in agricultural development and their commitment in the field of farming, food security, cultivation, dairy, nourishment, sericulture, fisheries, and other allied divisions. Off late, career … Read more


Overbooking is the general term that describes that more capacity is offered than actually available; in the airline industry, this means that on a flight more seats than available are sold. Overbooking is one of the most important aspects of revenue management and is based on cancellation forecast. It is critical to have accurate cancellation … Read more

Big data

Big data has taken many forms in data processing based on the requirements of the contemporary world. These requirements vary from company to company. For instance, a social networking service like Facebook needs to process the data based on its structure. It has entities like users, pages, articles, comments and likes the users get etc. … Read more

Leadership development in the army

The Army develops it own leaders by following the fundamentals of development which are: setting conditions for leader development, providing feedback on a leaders actions, enhancing learning through example, and creating opportunities for succession of leaders. As an AIT PSG I have developed others by integrating leader development across day-to-day activities. As such I have … Read more

The relationship between coach and athlete

1.1 Background Of The Study Relationships between coaches and athletes can be defined as an alliance or partnership through which guidance, instruction and support are provided to an athlete (Jowett & Lavallee, 2007). Major components that contribute to success and performance within these relationships are mutual trust; respect, belief, support, cooperation, communication and understanding (Jowett … Read more

Opioid use disorder (OUD)

Opioid use disorder (OUD) is characterised by repeated use of opioids with harmful consequences (4). It is a complex and relapsing condition that may require long-term treatment and care. People with OUD should have access to medication for its management. Treatment including medication is associated with important social and clinical benefits, reduces overdose deaths and … Read more

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

1. INTRODUCTION 1.1. CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE 1.1.1. Epidemiology and definition GOLD defines Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as “a common, preventable and treatable disease that is characterized by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation that is due to airway and/or alveolar abnormalities usually caused by significant exposure to noxious particles or gases” (5). It … Read more

Improvements in understanding of zoning schemes and land use regulations using first person three-dimensional presentations

Problem statement and Context In 2018 a new legal instrument will be introduced in the Netherlands, by the name ‘Omgevingswet’, that combines the current zoning and land use regulations on the basis of spatial location. In an ideal scenario citizens are able to summon information about rules concerning their property in one centralized environment, instead … Read more

Research Methodology

The objective of this paper is to define the method of the research and identify the proper method to find the result of this research paper. Moreover, within this chapter, it includes the all process of the research methodology, also determine the important of each part to find the answer of the research aims and … Read more

Implications of Population Growth on Human Development in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This research work investigated the implication of population growth on human development in Nigeria. The sample taken for the study comprises of time-series data covering the period of 1980-2013. Regression analysis was conducted to ascertain the impact of population growth on the Human Development Index in Nigeria. The result from the Johansen regression analysis … Read more

Gestational diabetes mellitus

INTRODUCTION DEFINITION Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy.It does not exclude the possibility that unrecognized glucose intolerance may begin concomitantly with the pregnancy1 Cause for Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy is mainly a glucose intolerant condition. As pregnancy advances, the sensitivity to insulin decreases … Read more

The Indian Construction Industry

Overview The construction scene in India must be studied before further investigating the influence of Indian construction companies abroad. The study of the characteristics of the Indian construction industry can help explain and provide pointers as to why Indian construction companies have a minimal presence in the global construction market. Hence, the following chapter discusses … Read more