Essays Tagged: "Community"

The Breakdown of Community. Speaks of Ray Oldenburg's 'The Problem of Place in America' and Ishmael Reed's 'My Neighborhood'

in America' and Ishmael Reed's 'MyNeighborhood' the authors express thier dissatisfaction with the community. Oldenburgfocuses on the lack of a 'third place' and the effects of consumerism on the sub ... s no third place. This is where we come to gripswith our lives, relax, and reflect. This could be a community center, a secluded spot in thewoods, or a coffee shop at the corner. The problem is that t ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Utopean Society

based, but not entirely self-sufficient. The idea of interdependence should not be stricken from a community. Services and products would be developed by large groups of the community to ensure produ ... linked via a network of communication and travel. An elected representative shall be sent from each community within a certain radius to meet with other community leaders every month to share ideas on ...

(8 pages) 88 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Society as it should have been" A description of the ideal society according to simplistic ideals and ethics.

based, but not entirely self-sufficient. The idea of interdependence should not be stricken from a community. Services and products would be developed by large groups of the community to ensure produ ... linked via a network of communication and travel. An elected representative shall be sent from each community within a certain radius to meet with other community leaders every month to share ideas on ...

(8 pages) 251 3 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Why is culture important?

if we extends this to the inner self of a person, to members within a society, further to the whole community, maybe we can find some answers by finding out how they are affected by culture.Culture re ... we can find some answers by finding out how they are affected by culture.Culture represents a whole community, to investigate how culture changes one's inner values, we have to define some common beli ...

(2 pages) 13744 2 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Empowerment In The Industrial Environment After The Treaty Of The European Union

he situation of the industrial environment in terms of empowerment. Some of the activities that the Community took, were the strengthening of the competitiveness of the European industry and founding, ... logical development. The member's states industrial policies will not change and be replaced by the Community's industrial policies, and each member state will consult each other, and the Commission w ...

(7 pages) 48 0 1.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Transnational and Global

ally over the Internet.Various cultures are also a factor for people belonging to a global Internet community. As people are raised in different cultures, it thoughts and ideals would differ, and henc ... ion between members.All these factors are just some of the influences on a global and transnational community. There are many types of global and transnational communities, with various purposes. Some ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Competitive Exclusion Principle: Gause's Principle, Effects of the Competitive Exclusion Principle

ition). Blackwells, Oxford. 738 -p.Purves, W.K., Orians, G.H., Heller, H.G. & Sadava, D. (2001) Community ecology, pp. 974-990. Life: the science of biology (sixth edition) Sinauer Associates Inc. ... Bbiology/chapters02/035.htmlConcepts of biology. http://employees.csbsju.edu/SSAUPE/biol116/Ecology/community.htmlPopulations and communities.http://www.lanther.co.uk/notes/BYB5.pdfEvolution.http://ww ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A book report about the novel called "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

his novel called "The Giver" written by Lois Lowry, the author creates a perfect world known as the Community. In the community everything is perfect. There is no poverty, and all the meals are delive ... Jonas' training he discovers that the changes he has been seeing was colour and wants this for his community. The first colour he started to see was red. He first saw it when he was throwing around a ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cruelty

who are protected by there policies would have more goodwill and compassion toward others and their community. I know that I would feel a lot better about my community if it had stopped others from be ... oductive because the will take more pride in themselves and the job they are doing. Everyone in the community will benefit just because everyone will be happier to see the people they get along with i ...

(3 pages) 386 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Givver

out knowing it. Such as using incorrect words to describe his feelings, which caused trouble to the community. The most significant change he undergoes is that he's quiet naive at first and doesn't kn ... story seems to be rather modern, although the exact time wasn't reviled. It takes place in a small community where everything is made to be perfect. Where people feel no pain or have memories of war ...

(3 pages) 306 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Crucible Paralles

how the people that were accused of either being a Communist or witch were both shunned from their community. The last parallel deals with how communities were changed because of all the accusations ... nities. The final parallel between The Crucible and the witch hunt of the 1950's is how each community changed because of the accusations against people who lived there. In conclusion, T ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aggressive Policing

How hard must one fight to keep their community from becoming a statistic? Good question, isn't it? To answer this question accurately, we ... istic? Good question, isn't it? To answer this question accurately, we need to look at what type of community we are and what type of community we want to be. But, where do we start? Well, I am here t ... revail and not become a statistic one must be in favor of aggressive policing in order to live in a community without fear. Residents deserve to walk the streets freely and know that the law protects ...

(2 pages) 271 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Giver

ps to other communities. Recreation hours and school took up most of the kid's time. Every year the community would have an assembly to give new children to families, and most of the twelve's would re ... the auditorium, Lily waving to her friends from her seat on the back of mother's bicycle." In this community they don't have mountains, hills, animals, or weather changes, due to sameness. Sameness i ...

(3 pages) 1154 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Community

Community A community can be described in many ways and in its purest form can be defined as a group ... ving locality, sharing, participating, and having common fellowship in one another. The nature of a community is not only based on those fundamentals, but is more importantly structured around groups ... le who have the same common interests. Having the same interests is not only an important part of a community, but. it makes a community work.. Without the common interest a community would be solely ...

(1 pages) 429 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

English

s. You can almost do anything you want, like lie and ask questions which no one else can do. In the community, the job of receiver is there because they need someone to keep memories, so he can give a ... there because they need someone to keep memories, so he can give advise to people in charge of the community on what to do in a situation. He than thinks back and see what happen the other time in th ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Giver

The Giver takes place in a small Community where everybody is color blind because of the law of sameness. It was around December near ... old receives a life assignment from the elders. I think the author chose this setting because this Community is not like a regular community and I think she wanted to make a weird setting and it make ... mal person and he has friends like other kids. I kind of feel sorry for Jonas because he lives in a Community where nobody can see in color because of the law of sameness. Jonas' goal ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Prevention Strategies that Work to Reduce Violence

I chose two programs that are community based. The first program is mainly for the parents and it encourages the parents to redefi ... urages the parents to redefine their relationships with their children. The second program is youth community based program and it incorporates all areas of prevention.Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Famil ... ous prevention/intervention strategies geared toward reducing violence against self, family and the community.?(www.strengtheningfamilies.org). ?The program targets ethnic and culturally diverse paren ...

(3 pages) 79 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE in a Global Economy

idea of who belongs to our communities and why. We can even distinguish core members from a larger community who have a peripheral membership.The concept of communities of practice is not unfamiliar. ... they disperse according to timing and logic. So it is not always clear where they end and begin. A community of practice takes time to come into being. (Wenger, 1998, p. 87) However, there are ways t ...

(30 pages) 141 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Probation Officer's View of Effectiveness

The case study referred to a local probation office department and how the community valued the department and the job in which was being done. The article published by the ne ... department and the job in which was being done. The article published by the newspaper lead to the community seeing the probation office department was not meeting there expectations to the community ... he probation department and what a terrible job the department was doing to provide services to the community. The article brought a great deal of negative attention to the probation office department ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Peterborough SIB

new service called the One Service. It consists of a set of social enterprise partners (voluntary, community and private sector) which are involved in different stages (through the gate, at the priso ... ivate sector) which are involved in different stages (through the gate, at the prison gates, in the community) of the program in order to provide a series of services to address a range of specific ne ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management