Essays Tagged: "mid 1970s"

Today computers are a part of everyday life

In the mid-1970s, microchips had reduced the cost of the thousands of electronic components required in a c ...

(3 pages) 107 1 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Housing and homelessness in New York

At that time there was sufficient housing in New York for those people with law incomes.In the mid-1970s, however, New York City began to experience serious economicproblems and came very clo ... national recession in the early 1980s, and resulted in very high costs for buildingowners. Many middle class people and companies began to leave New York as crimeAzizova-2increased. To try ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Wolf Management in Wisconsin

olf Management in WisconsinPlans for today and the futureThe gray wolf returned to Wisconsin in the mid-1970s and was listed as a state endangered species in 1975. A state recovery plan, initiated in ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Eero Aarnio the globe chair

The popularity of plastics in Finnish furniture design lasted from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s and Eero Aarnio (1932-) was at the forefront of the trend. His premier ex ... rnio reasserted the contemporary merits of plastic, stating that "Today's generation is born in the midst of plastic. Their first night is spent in a plastic bed in the hospital."

(2 pages) 24 0 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Harvard business case on Schott Zeiss

forces model will be used to examine the business environment: Industry competitorsAs of the mid 1970s, Carl Zeiss' competitive position began to erode, as was the case with other pioneering Ge ... arl Zeiss are limited to choose suitable sources of supply. They see the function of purchaser as a middleman in stead of an important management function. The purchasing management tried to get the p ...

(10 pages) 74 0 1.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sexual Discrimination

is for employment or academic decision affecting the individual, or in a manner that creates an intimidating or hostile working environment.The Congress of the United States first prohibited discrimin ... an individual's sex when it passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Nevertheless, it was not until the mid-1970s that the U.S. courts began to interpret sexual harassment as a form of illegal sex discrim ...

(8 pages) 246 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The feud between East and West Coast Hip Hop Culture.

ly, African American) youth in New York [City]" ("Hip-Hop"). Soon after the birth of hip-hop in the mid 1970s, the cultural movement quickly spread throughout the United States and today has come to b ... Bronx, the Black Spades, into an anti-violence cultural organization called the Zulu Nation in the mid 1970s. This organization largely promoted the new hip-hop culture as a way to turn rivalries awa ...

(12 pages) 59 2 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Voting Behaviour

alled class alignment. Most of people were loyal to one party, based on their class. But, since the mid-1970s, Crewe and others have claimed that the link between social classes and parties began to w ... he increasing affluence of some members of the working class. Some of them considered themselves as middle-class, buying cars, and house. Moreover, the class has changed, because there were lot of new ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Federal Express (B) Case Study

C) from an environmental, company, cost, and competitive standpoint.The business environment of the mid 1970s airfreight industry played almost directly into the relative strengths of a small-package ...

(2 pages) 122 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Research Project: Tobacco, History and Health Issues

peaked at 45% in 1966. Overall frequency among adults (aged 16 and over) fell steadily between the mid 1970s and the 1990s, faster among men than women, until there was no difference between the men ... 0s, faster among men than women, until there was no difference between the men and women. Since the mid 1990s, smoking rates appear to have stabilized. However, the smoking prevalence in 2002 is estim ...

(9 pages) 118 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Eagle has Floundered – An analysis of the Penrose Effect on Budweiser.

By the mid 1970s the battle for dominance in the US beer market had been convincingly won by Anheuser Busch ... ffective barriers to entry and, having overtaken Miller-Lite as the leading light beer brand by the mid 1990s, Bud-Light has become the number one beer brand (Datamonitor, 2006; Melcher, 1996).X ineff ... uction facility in 1990, the new CEO, Enrico cut costs making 1,800 (60%) of the administrative and middle management workforce redundant and installing a new VP of Operations, Ronald Rittenmeyer, who ...

(16 pages) 100 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mexico: Mexican crisis, 1994

ry located in North America.Mexico has a free market economy, and is firmly established as an upper middle-incomecountry with the highest per capita income in nominal terms in Latin America, and it is ... analyzed this economic debacle called "Mexican Peso Crisis (1994)".1. DEVELOPMENT OF CRISISFrom the mid 1970's through the late 1980's, Mexico was dealing with high inflation andcurrency devaluations, ...

(12 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2007

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

Nuclear Power

ned to repel intruders, but the training scenarios they go through has remained unchanged since the mid-1970s. There has only been one change to security rules and that was made in 1994. The change ca ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Victims of divorce

the separations of parents. According to the information statistics on divorce, each year since the mid-1970s, more than 1 million children have experienced a family divorce. "It is projected that nea ... those thought as privately as possible. "Bad-mouth makes the children feel even more caught in the middle. Kids may think, 'If daddy or Mommy's that bad, then they are a part of me, so I must be bad ...

(7 pages) 75 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Reveiw American History X And Virgin Suicides

at can be found by having a different social and cultural context.The Virgin Suicides is set in the mid 1970s in suburban Michigan, in a neighborhood with the kind of narrow streets that invite neighb ...

(4 pages) 955 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Foreign direct investment in China and worldwide

some of the recent and most salient trends and developments with regards to FDI worldwide.Since the mid 1970s the amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been increasing at a fast pace. The worl ...

(14 pages) 148 0 4.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Why did the economic growth of the post-war 'Golden Years' come to an end in the mid-1970s?

t the world had ever experienced. (O'Brien, 1986) However, the "Golden Years" came to an end in the mid-1970s. As this essay will briefly comparing and contrasting the impact difference in the economy ... of view toward the reasons why the economic growth of the post-war "Golden Years" had ended in the mid-1970s.The first twenty five years following the end of the Second World War were halcyon days fo ...

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Computer Ethics – Are They Keeping Pace with Technology?

puter Science Curriculum". He says the term computer ethics was first coined by Walter Maner in the mid 1970s in his Medical Ethics class at Old Dominion University when he saw the ethical problems ag ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

SWOT of Nintendo WII

e early 1970s the company moved into the toy market with several highly successful products. In the mid 1970s the company began to merge these interests and began introducing electronic games mostly f ... 980s the company introduced numerous games such as Donkey Kong, Zelda and Super Mario Brothers. The mid 1980s brought their first home entertainment gaming system, the N.E.S. (Nintendo Entertainment S ...

(4 pages) 83 5 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers