Essays Tagged: "american households"

Examines the effects of pets on child development along with the pros and cons of a household pet on children.

nion animal. Households with children are more likely to have pets but there are still more pets in American households then there are children. Pets are believed to be beneficial on physical, social, ...

(6 pages) 189 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Tecnological Override by Angela Meyer

erstand how computers and the Internet need to be handled with responsibility. Nearly 51 percent of American household's have one or more computers and 41 percent of American households having Interne ... American households having Internet access; computers are becoming an everyday activities for many American citizens . This computer technology is not only in our homes but also in every school in th ...

(20 pages) 219 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

How the bride price or lobola is a social issue among african americans in the USA's modern soiety.

Social Problem: Bride PriceIn most traditional African-American households, women provide the backbone of support for the family. Women provide spiritual f ... she has varying degrees of responsibility; but in all cases, she had work. In traditional African- American households, this has been the women's role for many generations. So when a man comes along ... ern society, the usage of the bride price has been changed and manipulated by "traditional" African-Americans to suite their desires. As Ingrid Sturgis explored the African Culture in her book, The Nu ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Advertising Concepts - General Motors Corp.

brands on every imaginable front. From television, with over 10,000 commercials per week beamed to American households to magazines, newspapers to billboards, sporting events to concerts, game shows ... billboard advertising as well. The message to the consumer is to reinforce that Chevy Trucks are as American as apple pie. The theme is to reiterate that the trucks are tough and dependable while subl ...

(3 pages) 191 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Essay "Broadcast Engineering" is about all aspects of the broadcast engineer occupation, including work setting, education required, and pay scale.

Admit it, television is entertaining, if it was not, then why would ninety-eight percent of all American households own a television set? And of these households, the "telly" is turned on for an a ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Industrial Revolution in America from power-driven machinery to manufacturing. How outside factors were

hes to manufacturing, such as Eli Whitney's interchangeable parts for muskets, took industry out of American households and artisans' workshops and put it, instead, in large semi-mechanized factories. ... he passage of President Jefferson's Embargo Act of 1807 and the War of 1812 turned the attention of Americans away from international trade and toward the development of domestic industries. Jefferson ...

(3 pages) 56 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Therapeutic Effects of Drinking Tea

th, and thus, their overall quality of life. Fresh-brewed tea has always been a suggested remedy in American households for soothing a sore throat or just relaxing. It was not until recently, that Ame ... n the beverage of choice in many Eastern cultures. In fact, the entire world, with the exception of Americans, consumes more tea than any other beverage but water. The average American only drinks abo ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Benefits of pet ownership

"I think I could turn and live with the animals. They are so placid and self-contained," writes American poet Walt Whitman (Schellenberg 1). Yes, pets have been part of human culture throughout hi ... lian. "Adopt a Pet For Your Own Health." Human Events. 15 July 1994.Witherall, Mary. "Rover, Heal!" American Health. Sept. 1995: 76-77.

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Scientific Journal Article Translation

Iguana; its numbers increasing from 41,183 in 1982 to 569,774 in 1994. In 1994, an estimated 3% of American households owned at least one reptile. Unfortunately, a lot of inaccurate information regar ...

(4 pages) 491 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Effect's of the Internet

act the internet is having on our society, our perspective, and our imagination.“Today, 78% of American households have at least one computer (of that 39% report a multi-computer household) and 6 ... f that 39% report a multi-computer household) and 63% are connected to the internet, and 75% of the Americans currently have access to the internet.” (United States Department of Commerce, 2006)F ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Microwaves

waves was discovered by Percy Spencer while building magnetrons for radar sets at Raytheon, a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation. He was working on an active radar set when h ... ensive units by re-engineering a less expensive magnetron.Current estimates hold that nearly 95% of American households have a microwave.The microwave oven consists of a magnetron tube, which converts ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Television and Video Games Violence Increases Aggression in Youth in the Short Term and the Long

and the LongTelevisions, first sold in mass production in the early 1940's, became a staple in many American homes in subsequent years. This new medium was similar to the radio but now social norms we ... s. This new medium was similar to the radio but now social norms were visually perpetuated into the American households from whoever bought the time. This posed many psychological and sociological iss ...

(8 pages) 92 1 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Plan of Action Paper

unity to assess the communities various needs. The lower economic needs of the Hispanic and African American community can be vast. There is a wide range of health issues related to poverty. These gro ... ruggle to maintain a healthy diet, especially those with low incomes. Nearly 12.6 million or 11% of American households were "food insecure" during 2005. These people are without resources to feed the ...

(3 pages) 45 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine