Essays Tagged: "public perception"

U.S. and Swedish Trends in Tax Reform

ed States. He details the events and attitudes leading to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and shows how public perception about taxes has changed since then. He also discusses some of the tax reform propo ... the gross horizontal inequities that it allowed. A great deal of press preceding TRA-86 showed the public how many of the country's wealthiest individuals were able to get away with paying little or ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.0 Sep/1996

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

Dual Executive - An examination of how the media indirectly controls the government.

In modern society, public perception of the United States president depends largely on television news coverage. Aware ... to entertain a large audience, the press often sensationalizes events and fails to fully inform the public on realities of news and current situations. The American public has grown disillusioned and ... illusioned and apathetic and fails to turn to other sources to educate themselves. As a result, the public never sees an accurate reflection of a president's performance. In today's world, objective n ...

(13 pages) 333 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Recruitment, censorship and propoganda in world war 1- in both britain and germany

uitment, Censorship and Propaganda were all used in conjunction with each other in order to get the public involved in the war. Posters and signs of propagandist material were initially used to recrui ... and signs of propagandist material were initially used to recruit soldiers. In apprehension of the public becoming disheartened, censorship was inducted to confine overwhelming stories from the front ...

(8 pages) 87 2 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Is Social Class Still A Powerful Influence On Voting Behaviour? British Politics

our have come into conflict with advocates of the recency approach which places a greater weight on public perception of the party, as well as recent events in determining which way the electorate wil ... rs influence the way people vote, greater stress is placed in recent events as the explanation. The public perception of parties, leaders and confidence in the government's ability to run the economy ...

(9 pages) 85 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Pornography In The Media

ia is the most powerful source of information we have, and nothing else in today's world influences public perception quite as heavily.Unfortunately, however, most of what is broadcast ortransmitted i ... to provoke rape.As members of society, we recognize the power of the mass media. We understand that public perception can be easily persuaded. But it should be clearly understood that pornography in t ...

(11 pages) 52 0 2.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The role of the media in public perception of New Religious Movements, with special reference to groups where violence has occurred.

The role of the media in public perception of New Religious Movements, with special reference to groups where violence has oc ... ). The word "cult" has become imbued with all sorts of negative emotional connotations. The general public perception of cults is that they are something that should be hated, feared or at least avoid ... responsible for this perception, and how accurate is this popularly held view?The information that public perception is based on.In this day of the fast-paced life, very few individuals will seek out ...

(8 pages) 51 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why did Machiavelli think that a new prince 'cannot always act in ways that are considered good'?

usage of the term good in relation to the question. I will then discuss Machiavelli theories about public perception of a prince; whether its better to be hated, loved or feared. Then the factor of c ... hiavelli differed significantly from his contemporaries and ultimately why his books were banned on publication by the Catholic Church.One of the most important chapters of The Prince when answering t ...

(7 pages) 48 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Pornography in the Media

ia is the most powerful source of information we have, and nothing else in today's world influences public perception quite as heavily.Unfortunately, however, most of what is broadcast or transmitted ... o !provoke rape.As members of society, we recognize the power of the mass media. We understand that public perception can be easily persuaded. But it should be clearly understood that pornography in t ...

(9 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Public Relations Paper

This paper will provide a several definitions for public relations. This paper will be illustrating and comparing the many different definitions. Publ ... aring the many different definitions. Public relation ranges from how a company is perceived by the public, advertisement on products, or general promotion activities. The general public's opinion wou ... promotion activities. The general public's opinion would vary if asked, "What is the definition of public relations?" There are 2 reasons why there are varying opinions and perception as to what publ ...

(3 pages) 231 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Accounting and Ethical Obligations

cuss the accounting principles and theories, the creation of accounting governing organization, and public perception of CPAs in today's society, pitfalls that they may encounter, and consequences the ... ormulation of GAAP are the Financial Accounting Standard Board, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Internal Revenue Service.Governi ...

(6 pages) 268 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Wilson's Policy

as a very quiet man; he enjoyed writing and studying rather than long conversations. This hurt his public perception. Throughout all this he was a two-term president and our eighteenth overall, Wilso ... Throughout all this he was a two-term president and our eighteenth overall, Wilson did break the Republican dominance of the White House after William Jennings Bryan was unsuccessful three different ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Queen Victoria

ing conditions in mines and factories" (Drabble). Today, though, she "ranks....with Elizabeth I, in public perception, as one of the country's two greatest monarchs" (Gascoigne 669).Victoria was born ... dden death" she "dressed as a widow" (Cannon 955) and traveled "abroad but once a year" making "few public 3 appearances" (Cody). Even without her beloved Albert, Victoria still had some of her greate ...

(7 pages) 825 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyse how the choice and presentation of setting was used to develop the theme of Racism in the film "Crash" Directed by Paul Haggis

ide on. Yet now they are only "to humiliate the people of color who are reduced to riding on them". Public perception of the world is that times have changed and racism has disappeared along with the ... ave changed and racism has disappeared along with the past. Paul Haggis is determined with altering public perception and swapping it out with the truth. While racism is no longer as blatantly obvious ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Nov/2007

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

An Analysis of Technical Writing

Diverse Regions" by Gregory Winters, Christine Vogt, and Jeremy S. Fried, variables associated with public acceptance and beliefs about forest fuel management strategies are examined. The use of six o ... nswers tape recorded by Winters (2000), is effective. These six questions, asked to randomly chosen public participants from the wildland-urban interface, provoke responses that lean toward the partic ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.9 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Amelia Earhart : Lost Hero

Pacific along a route never traveled before by an airplane." (Brink 27)From the very beginning, the public perception and the hidden truth about Amelia Earhart's last flight were entirely different. T ... empt, although the nature of her record attempt would be changed in ways that were kept hidden from public view. Now the U.S. government, which had been indirectly participating in the planning of the ...

(9 pages) 28 1 4.8 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Virtue by Vice

t use vices as a means to do good. Vices are either looked at favorably or unfavorably according to public perception. A prince with virtue knows how to balance the two types of vices to maintain stab ... . The vice of exploitation is used as a means for gaining power. As exploitation appears bad in the public eye, Machiavelli would say that one must use it sparingly in order to maintain stability in a ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Police Force is a Service in Crisis?

mising to increase the number of police further. This is not a surprising policy as there is strong public perception that more police makes for a safer society. Labour encouraged and offered incentiv ... ls, dealing with small disturbances or anti-social behaviour, helping at large events, helping with public enquiries, directing traffic, detaining individuals prior to the arrival of a constable, and ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2009

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

MBA 570, University of Phoenix: Classic Airlines Problem Solution

Classic's business has also taken a hit. With the decrease in business, Wall Street, the media and public perception of Classic Airlines financial security is in doubt. The reason for the doubt is Cl ...

(5 pages) 104 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Compare and Contrast Discipline or Abuse

idered abuse. The types of discipline that can be used without being considered abuse, The realm of public opinion will be explored with a wide array of perceptions as discussed in the paper; "Discipl ... ide array of perceptions as discussed in the paper; "Discipline and Development: A Meta-Analysis of Public Perceptions of Parenting, Parents, Child Development and Child Abuse." Meg Bostrom, Public Kn ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Challenges and Benefits

idered abuse. The types of discipline that can be used without being considered abuse, The realm of public opinion will be explored with a wide array of perceptions as discussed in the paper; "Discipl ... ide array of perceptions as discussed in the paper; "Discipline and Development: A Meta-Analysis of Public Perceptions of Parenting, Parents, Child Development and Child Abuse." Meg Bostrom, Public Kn ...

(3 pages) 194 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers