Essays Tagged: "leisure activities"

Description of how conformity affected the 1950's American lifestyle.

, middle-class consumer culture in which that population had more money and time in which to pursue leisure activities such as television viewing and movie-going. These leisurely pastimes produced a c ...

(3 pages) 243 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

r to adolescents and lives in a house he bought with his then-fiancee 5 years ago. He describes his leisure activities as drinking, watching television, playing video games, and listening to music. He ... has no committed relationship, has not begun to even think about starting a family, and spends his leisure time in childish activities. He does hold down an important job, which he says he enjoys, an ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

To what extent did the decade of the 1950's deserve its reputation as an age of political, social and cultural conformity?

tions to improve old policies were indeed a political conformity. Society was being surrounded with leisure activities that no doubt accepted the customs of its culture.During the decade of 1950, Amer ...

(2 pages) 142 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Step by step procedure writing paper idea was given on how to pack for long weekend

you choose to pack. Therefore, consider your destination and activities. Will this be a weekend of leisure activities during the hot summer weather, thereby requiring such items as shorts? Sandals, p ... ed to pack items, such as sweaters, long pants, and gloves. Could this be a weekend of a mixture of leisure and finer living also? For this type of weekend you will need to pack some of the previously ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Internet is an essential method of communication

eet these demands. This is more than being contactable at any moment but could endanger privacy and leisure activities thus increasing stress levels and decreasing productivity. Children using the Int ...

(2 pages) 55 2 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Superstitions and Technlogy

titions The technology which surrounds almost everyone in the modern society, affects both work and leisure activities. Technology contains information that many would rather it did not have. It influ ... also changed other aspects of everyday life, such as health care, education, job satisfaction, and leisure time activities. People have used technology since they first chipped stone blades to improv ...

(9 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The roaring twenties in Australia

, and it dramatically altered the lives of people living in the cities and towns. With the value of leisure activities having increased since pre-war days, Australians indulged in the radio, pictures, ... were expensive, the emergence of electricity as a household resource did have a dramatic effect on leisure activities. One of the most significant aspects of the 1920s was the emergence of radio as a ...

(12 pages) 59 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Significance of Leisure

Leisure is an important part of every person on this earth. Leisure is free time to do what you want ... to do what you want. It can be many different things. It totally depends on the person as to what a leisure activity is. Since hardly anybody is a like, there are a lot of these activities in which pe ... ody is a like, there are a lot of these activities in which people get involved with.Many people do leisure activities for different reasons. Some do it just to have something to do or to relieve stre ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Effects of Technology

portant"The technology which surrounds almost everyone in the modern society, affects both work and leisure activities. Technology contains information that many would rather it did not have. It influ ... also changed other aspects of everyday life, such as health care, education, job satisfaction, and leisure time activities.People have used technology since they first chipped stone blades to improve ...

(9 pages) 559 2 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

A look at adolescent anxiety

ariety of ways and in various settings, whether it is in the work place, at home, in school, during leisure activities, or just about any other imaginable situation. The difference between a person wh ...

(9 pages) 98 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Leisure in the female working-class during Industrialization VS Jimmy Carter surrounding the Depression

Leisure at the turn of the century faced a social battle between a Victorian "cult of domesticity" a ... re Daylight" captured by Jimmy Carter. Politics, society, and economy set the mood for interests in leisure, the nature of leisure, and therefore the leisure activities themselves. Even though Peiss d ... ng-class females, while Carter's novel surrounds the family, they both share an abiding interest in leisure.Carter's influence from political, social, and economic genres would shape his views on leis ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The International Power of Soccer: From Africa to the Solomon Islands

s a source of pleasure and entertainment for millions and provides a chance to indulge in sport and leisure, activities which are usually out of the financial reach of many Africans. Football addition ...

(8 pages) 31 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Cities, The Hub Of American Culture

tem an even more defined urban culture was born, dependency upon ethnic social institutions and new leisure activities enabling the city inhabitants to accommodate themselves to the world in which the ... d from the beer halls and after cleaning up their acts were welcomed into the grand theaters. These leisure activities would create a new social space for the unmarried workers. This new social scene ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The River Runs Through It

n never changed his ways he would keep everything very simple and plain. Fly-fishing was one of the leisure activities that the family shared and Norman kept the very same technique his father had tau ...

(2 pages) 531 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Ideals Of Freedom

on. Speech is expressed from citizens to potical figures.Freedom to travel is expoloring and having leisure activities. Familes travel all over the nation to have fun and be intrgued by the sights of ...

(1 pages) 307 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Every day life in Pompeii and Herculaneum

Leisure Activities:In both Pompeii and Herculaneum, entertainment came in many forms. People could a ...

(9 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Aging people's leisure time

(ABS, 2005). Consequently, how to take care of the aging people is a critical issue, especially in leisure area. Leisure is important for people of all ages, but is especially so for the elderly sinc ... ut is especially so for the elderly since they are likely to retire and have more time to engage in leisure activities (Alder et al., 2005). The two domains of life in this category are the leisure an ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Pop Culture - The Effects of Popular Culture on Modern American Society

ti-billion dollar industry provides evidence as to where Americans spend enormous amounts of money. Leisure activities are an important part of society.Purchases made by Americans more often then not ...

(4 pages) 157 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays

An Alternative to Traditional Elderly Care

traditional CCRC; purpose-built housing, as in a dedicated cabin aboard our cruise line, social and leisure activities, and on-site care facilities. Our plan is to pair up with an existing cruise line ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

1920s and 1930s with reference

The 1920's exemplified the changing attitudes of American's toward foreign relations, society, and leisure activities. The twenty years that fell between 1920 and 1940 were a time period that has sha ...

(14 pages) 39 0 1.0 Feb/2008

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