Essays Tagged: "dysfunctional"

The Moderation of Roseanne

es in television today: it only intensifies the debate of what is normal, functional, and abnormal, dysfunctional, in television today. The hit television series Roseanne is a perfect portrait of an A ... ect portrait of an American family in today's society. Although the family is portrayed as somewhat dysfunctional, when compared to other televisions shows being aired today, the true balance and mean ...

(5 pages) 170 4 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A commentary on one of Darl's Sections of William Faulkners "As I Lay Dying"

s a flashback to let us get a more in-depth look at the Bundren family; to let us see why it is so 'dysfunctional.' In this chapter we learn more about the relationships within the family, and more ab ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Story Manifest Function

A short story showing manifest latent and dysfunctionalIn a land far far away and long ago there was an abundance on game animals untilhunters ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


Society would like to accept that children lost to gangs are from dysfunctional and uncaring homes. While in some cases this may be true, in many homes this is not th ...

(9 pages) 140 0 2.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Child abuse

of children not only affects the children themselves, but also affects the family intern making it dysfunctional.Physical AbusePhysical abuse may be best defined as any non-accidental physical injury ...

(7 pages) 452 0 3.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Lost Boy" by Dave Pelzer

k really sunk into our hearts and the imagery used in the book helped to put a clear picture of the dysfunctional household that David lived in. It was really hard to put down the book while we were r ...

(2 pages) 59 1 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Franz Kafka's, "Metamorposis".

and ruin their lives. Social alienation is the state of being emotionally and socially isolated and dysfunctional with your surroundings. Kafka shows the effects of social alienation through isolation ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The criminal, a choice or a curse?

per class, educated. With everything in life there are exceptions, but the majority come from poor, dysfunctional broken homes lives. Most criminals can't even say that they ever really had a real sta ... ioral addiction that goes hand in hand with any type of addiction. These types of behavior are very dysfunctional and include abuse and neglect. When a child is growing up and only sees these types of ...

(3 pages) 83 2 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Organizational Behavior MGT/331.

ulture on the stakeholders of the organization and the organization.The first article "3 Signs of a Dysfunctional Company" by Joanna L. Krotz, discusses how to recognize the "three telltale signs that ... " (p. 43). This source further demonstrates the impact of culture on the organization."3 Signs of a Dysfunctional Company"In this article the author Joanna L. Krotz (2003) suggests the following three ...

(4 pages) 471 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Current Conditions of Native Americans.

Living conditions on many reservations are inferior to what many of us take for granted. Society is dysfunctional, with high divorce rates, domestic abuse, substance abuse, and crime. The economy is v ...

(3 pages) 129 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Muriel's Wedding

nd mistakes, he would call them useless, he lied and he neglected his children. The family was also dysfunctional because of the mother, she never took the responsibility of taking care of the childre ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Are Humans Intrinsically Evil?

sponse to their nature, and do evil things because they are corrupted by society, either because of dysfunctional social upbringing, upsetting circumstances, or because they truly believe that what th ... y problems have kids joining gangs. These kids are looking for a supportive family to replace their dysfunctional ones. In the video, philosophers like Edward James Olmos, James Q. Wilson and John McD ...

(6 pages) 108 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

King Lear and conflict with his daughters

Gloucester as well. One of the main themes that Shakespeare chooses to focus on in King Lear is the dysfunctional nature of not only the royal family and Gloucester, but the heartache and emotional st ...

(6 pages) 51 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Women in frankenstein

ted lies within the family. Almost every family mentioned in the novel was either incomplete or was dysfunctional. Frankenstein's family in particular was missing a female role. The Frankenstein famil ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What is functionalism?

to explain the purpose of crime and deviance. He said that deviance is functional and only becomes dysfunctional if the crime rates are too high or too low. It performs several key tasks in society. ...

(6 pages) 224 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Generation of Today

d themselves or do not know what there future will be because of uncertainties, insecurities due to dysfunctional homes, the parents leaving for work to sustain the family and leaving their children a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Does Fitzgerald Condemn The American Dream In "The Great Gatsby?"

Throughout the novel Fitzgerald deliberately makes all characters with money appear to be unhappy, dysfunctional, snobbish, and immoral, thus contradicting the stereotyped idea of the American Dream. ...

(5 pages) 51 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Life of Anne Sexton

e age of 17.Though Anne grew up in a nice household with an influential mother, her family was very dysfunctional. Anne Sexton's father was a nice man, but he would frequently go on drinking binges an ...

(9 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Organizational Conflict-The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

linked to a different set of assumptions about the purpose and function of organizations.The BadThe dysfunctional view of organizational conflict is embedded in the notion that organizations are desig ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


ng is largely unregulated. In reality, there have been too many accounting regulations spawned by a dysfunctional regulatory and legal climate. The federal government has mandated a national set of ac ...

(7 pages) 147 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing