Essays Tagged: "Culture of the United States"

Reviving Ophelia Analysis

ary Pipher describes the different reasons for this, mostly having to do with America's "poisonous" culture, and how parents can help their daughters.In Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher gives examples of ... e numbers of pre-teen and teenage girls have such severe psychological problems. Analyzing American culture, she concluded that we live in an age that poisons girls, and the images they have of themse ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"Trifles" summary

nine thought patterns and in doing so discusses the nature of authority and how it is viewed in our culture. Basically, men and women account for two separate subcultures; however, these cultures were ... ultures were in now way equal when this play was written. By this we can infer that in our American Culture, men supposedly set the standards and thus account for much (if not all) of the authority. H ...

(1 pages) 159 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Culture: About how things influence american lives

American CultureThe American people have a lot of different cultures. They are all unique in there own ways. ... ome are bad. For my paper I chose money, school, and telemarketing. These are just some of the many cultures today.Money is a very big aspect in the American culture. One aspect of money is if you wan ... gazine." I don't know how they get my number or why they want to bother me.In conclusion I feel our culture should not value a person self worth or possessions they have. I think a person should be ju ...

(1 pages) 141 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The 1920s as a New Age.

ntolerance, hedonism, and liberation. While one aspect of the American lifestyle burgeoned with new culture and technology the other spiraled towards isolationism and nativism. The fear of communism ... and Freudian thinking. The advent of the radio, car, and talking movie also helped spread American culture. Liberation was also benefited by the car allowing youths and women to travel beyond the gra ...

(1 pages) 95 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How and Why Did American Popular Culture Influence Australian Society in the 1950s and 1960s? To What Extent Did Australia Develop its Own Response to these Influences?

re times of unprecedented change, and Australian society was influenced greatly by American popular culture, through various mediums, such as: music, film, television and fashion. This especially affe ... ly affected teenagers. It will be explained how Australian society was impacted by American popular culture, and also why American popular culture had such an affect. Australian developed its own resp ...

(6 pages) 160 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Being From Where?

many people cannot answer. Some people are born in one country and live in another, have different cultures and backgrounds. Therefore, cultural differences can be hard to incorporate in the developm ... xperiences of these children is to define their identities. For instance, when kids come from other cultures and they are raised in America, it is very easy for them to become Americanized. Caroline H ...

(3 pages) 60 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Defining the proper role for a citizen or individual in society and how our actions relate to that proper role.

other individuals, whether those others are Americans or foreigners. Americans may say they have no culture, since they often conceive of culture as an overlay of arbitrary customs to be found only in ... them by the society in which they were born. If you ask them to tell you something about "American culture," they may be unable to answer and they may even deny that there is an "American culture." B ...

(17 pages) 558 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Defining the Media By: Jarrod Hale

e athletes, and pop stars that go platinum around the world, are just a small part of what American Culture has come to be. There are so many different types of races, religions, and types of people t ... there is one universal factor they all have in common. The media is the true definition of American Culture. Our culture has slowly and steadily begun to revolve around the media. It makes us the so c ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

American Culture: What is in and what is out.

American popular culture is clearly defined by what is the most fashionable or eccentric fixation that is a trend at ... ic in their choice of clothing, personal appearance as well as diet. The great thing about American culture is the freedom to choose what you covet without repercussions. Although, I believe if an ind ... ober 2001 marked a significant historical event not only for American history, but for the American culture as well. The world knows that Americans love to fight but they also know that we are a peopl ...

(6 pages) 390 1 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Democrats and Republicans

Yassir Arafat and other terrorists are not fully and universally condemned. Even the slightest bit of softness or compassion for terrorists perpetuates their horrible acts and inspires followers.2) S ... nue to see "the rich" as some evil, alien creatures to be bilked, while refusing to admit that lots of poor people are poor because they actually are lazy and have the wrong priorities and values.4) P ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Modernism vs Post-modernism

d factory workers. New technologies were being used to make life better, and more profitable. While culture in the pre-modern period followed the thought of natural order, the modern period saw societ ... leaner, more informative type of article. Radio, TV, and telephones all pushed the modernization of culture, making communication instantaneous. Overall, society underwent a perspective change, one fr ...

(6 pages) 195 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How and Why Did American Popular Culture Influence Australian Society in the 1950s and 1960s?

During the 1950s-1960s Australia's popular culture was heavily influenced by American culture, trends and images. The 50s and 60s was the era o ... of Rock 'n' Roll, Hippies, Rebellious teenagers, and drugs. These themes were all part of America's culture and were portrayed to the rest of the world as important elements of American culture. These ... LSD was popular) and also believed in free love. Influenced by the growing American trends of hippy culture an Australian hippy culture began to emerge. The generation of hippies sometimes formed anti ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Culture, Value and Society.

Culture creates who we are as individuals; it guides us in making every day choices and gives us a f ... king every day choices and gives us a foundation on which to live our life's and to run others. Our culture sets us aside from others, making us unique to the eye and to the heart. It gives us values ... to communicate and the drive to create the technology of which we use day by day.So what exactly is Culture? Culture is basically a human's society's total way of life; which is learned and shared thr ...

(2 pages) 245 0 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Analyzing "Shopping for American Culture" by James Farrell.

each year (378). It is clear that malls are a large part of our society. In "Shopping for American Culture," James Farrell claims that the 45,000 malls in America define American values and culture b ... ly want to please the shopper. Farrell's main claim is that society as a whole gets it's values and culture from the nation's malls, yet he complicates his argument by briefly mentioning consumerism i ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Asian-American problems

minorities that suffer from this problem are Asian-Americans. While Asian-American has a very rich culture, often they suffer from problems of identity crises in United States. Sometime, Asian-Americ ... identity crises in United States. Sometime, Asian-Americans are trying to lose sight of his/her own cultures and to conform to the American culture. This is a win/lose situation, because they are gain ...

(1 pages) 466 0 2.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Consumerism: And the effect on American People.

reedoms farther and farther out of reach. It is much more difficult now to get used to the American culture, than it has ever been. The advances in technology, society, marketing, and economics have m ... , and the disappearance of manufacturing jobs! These new ways of life have transformed the American culture, into one of "Consumerism!"Consumerism is the chronic purchasing of services and new materia ...

(2 pages) 67 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Art Of Mazatlan

Simon's Final Paper Outline: Main theme: Simon is caught between Chinese and American culture, as he is often expected to follow Chinese cultural beliefs while American culture is someti ... set of beliefs and rules to another, as between his family and friends. Ultimately, Asian-American culture fits best.I. Intro A. Moving to America at age of 10 B. America was ... o A. Moving to America at age of 10 B. America was intimidating because of outgoing culture C. Language barriers also made adapting difficult D. At the same time, Ameri ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The book, Distant Mirrors: America as a Foreign Culture, is

The book, Distant Mirrors: America as a Foreign Culture, is a compilation of articles written by anthropologists, sociologists and professors. It wa ... y feel the need to keep making new editions. The main focus of this book is looking at the American culture from a different prospective. It is very difficult to be objective about your own cul ... ive. It is very difficult to be objective about your own culture. You are brought up in your culture so it is very easy to overlook some of the details. The routine you follow during the day ma ...

(4 pages) 2635 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Advertisements are a very influential part of our lives. We

rve one general purpose: to tell us where we belong in society.In the essay ?Masters of Desire: The Culture of American Advertising?, Jack Solomon analyzes cultural trends and how they are influential ... s.Solomon also describes the McDonald?s restaurant chain as a great example of Populism in American culture. McDonald?s presents itself as a place for everyone, young and old, rich or poor. Their ad c ...

(5 pages) 6648 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


These values seem sufficient to define beauty but there is a failure to mention the time period or culture of beauty what was beautiful 100 years ago to an Asian culture will not be beautiful to an A ... These values seem sufficient to define beauty but there is a failure to mention the time period or culture of beauty what was beautiful 100 years ago to an Asian culture will not be beautiful to an A ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing