Essays Tagged: "affluence"

Casting Doubt Upon the American Dream in The Great Gatsby

et in the Jazz Age of America, the 1920s which have come to be seen as a bubble of extravagance and affluence which burst with the Wall Street Crash in 1929. Fitzgerald wrote the book in 1925, and in ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Negative Consumer Behavior What is negative consumer behavior and what are the characteristics of a bad customer? How can managers address this issue to ensure success?

tes. "In the twentieth century, American Culture reflected a distinct consumption ethic based upon affluence and gratification of desires through material acquisition" (Berkman and Gilson, 1981). Co ...

(6 pages) 266 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This essay explores the proccess of assimilating into the American society after a famiy moves to the USA from China in "In The American Society", by Gish Jen. It also explores the irony in the title of the piece.

ins to assimilate into the "American society", they find that while success brings them respect and affluence, it may not automatically make them fit into the new culture. The title itself is a direct ...

(3 pages) 121 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The demise of American Cities as an effect of Post-WWII affluence.

as the undoing of every good action taken towards improving our great cities. It was not solely the affluence of the time, but a multitude of reasons, including conformity and fear of those who were n ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How important is diversity in a company

s, genders, sexual orientations, educational levels, geographic backgrounds, physical capabilities, affluence levels and native languages.2. What is Diversity?Managing diversity is really about managi ...

(11 pages) 2005 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Anorexia Athletcia - Exercise Obsession syndrome

ctive to romantic partners, be strong, quick, and admirably competent. Paradoxically, as increasing affluence and improving healthcare has enabled more and more people to be better nourished and healt ...

(14 pages) 190 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Failure of the American Dream in "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller.

nk the American Dream is to attain the status that you desire -- whether it is social prosperity or affluence. Everyone's definition is different with the American dream as it can be viewed from many ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Oil Crisis and Alternative Energy Ideas

s to the detrimental effects of oil production in our world today. Despite alternatives to oil, our affluence, obliviousness to alternative energy, and extreme dependence on this energy source allow e ... the depletion of this precious fossil fuel.We live in a fast paced society that is preoccupied with affluence. This contributes to the depletion of our oil reserves day by day. Most of the oil that is ...

(17 pages) 651 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Love, wealth and Ambition's roles in Great Expectations.

portance of love and friendship over wealth, and the fact that ones character isn't associated with affluence and status continue to be the most momentous and plot driving lessons that all the charact ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

America in 1968.

however they were almost completely at a loss. A product of the posts war "Baby Boom," nurtured in affluence and concentrated in increasing numbers on college and university campuses. It was a genera ...

(8 pages) 116 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is Globalisation? Discuss its impact on one aspect of society.

uch as the UK and France initially colonised them. In fact, our current high standard of living and affluence is still sometimes depends and exploits a lot of the Third World.So, Globalisation as we k ...

(8 pages) 261 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Emersonian Influences on Ben Franklin's Autobiography" This essay shows how Emerson's philosophy of Transcendentalism is shown in Franklin's essay. Uses citations from Emerson's Self-Reliance.

graphy, "[h]aving emerged from the poverty and obscurity in which I was born and bred to a state of affluence with a considerable share of felicity, the conducting means I made use of, which with the ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

History of the Corpulent

"History of the Corpulent"IntroductionFor centuries some of the signs of affluence were signified by material items such as grand homes and fine jewelry. The differences in ... ting value and class status with a starved body".26 Where before being fat was considered a sign of affluence, now there is a great fear and extreme dislike of being fat.It's gotten bad enough that no ...

(23 pages) 140 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An essay on Peter Singer, the author of Famine, Affluence, and Morality.

Peter Singer, the author of Famine, Affluence, and Morality, attempts to distinguish between obligation and charitable motivations. He t ...

(3 pages) 143 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Analysis of the pride and prejudice in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

ssion on her. Darcy, in turn, has to overcome his proud nature, which comes from his high birth and affluence, in order to win over Elizabeth and realize what love really is. The progression and chang ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A review by Daniel Murray of the article In Search of the Affluent Society by Allen Johnson. Comparing French middle-class couple with Machiguenga indians of Peru along the Amazon.

is a comparison of the simple life seen as nasty, brutish and short vs. the developed life of ease, affluence and marvel. When looking at the differences between middle-class couples in France and Mac ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Great Depression- which reading offers the best perspective

sbawm, Age of Extremes, Chapter 3 "Into the Economic Abyss", J. Stevenson and C. Cook, "The Dawn of Affluence" Reading 13 HST101 Readings and J.K Blackwelder, "Coping: Middle- and Upper-Class Women." ... l information relating to the impact of the Great Depression.J. Stevenson and C. Cook, "The Dawn of Affluence" Reading 13 HST101 Readings, differs from Hobsbawm in various ways." "As well as being the ...

(4 pages) 69 1 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


h the glut and glum of the "roaring twenties" and gloomy thirties. While the 1920s were a period of affluence and optimism, America emerging as a victor in the First World War, the 1930s was character ...

(9 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Obesity in children is a serious health problem leading to epidemic proportions locally.

cal and most importantly individual levels. This essay will discuss the problems, such as increased affluence in first world countries, lack of education of correct eating habits and nutritional infor ...

(6 pages) 262 1 4.4 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Famine, Affluence and Morality", article by Peter Singer.

In "Famine, Affluence, and Morality" Peter Singer argues that affluent individuals, in fact, almost all of us ar ...

(3 pages) 110 0 2.1 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy