Essays Tagged: "Public space"

No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies - The Manufacturing of Human Culture.

rld. She went to Export Processing Zones such as Indonesia and the Philippines and she also visited public institutions such as universities and elementary schools and the Roots Lodge in Ucluelet, Van ... ent things that impact everyone, everywhere. It is a book that shows how the commercial takeover of public space, the destruction of consumer choice, the replacement of real jobs with temporary work, ...

(7 pages) 151 2 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Territoriality in Public Spaces

Territoriality in Public SpacesWould you linger in an area, such as a telephone box or car parking space, if somebody ... leave the area quickly, but research shows that in some cases territorial behaviour can occur in a public place.Territorial behaviour often occurs in areas of private ownership, such as a person's ho ... st expected. The area of interest to psychologists, however, is when this behaviour does occur in a public space.A lot of research has been done into this area. Altman (1975) was one of the first psyc ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Advertised Life According to Vanderbilt

ducts orthe lifestyle behind the product essential to the consumer. In today'ssociety every sort of public space like billboards, walls, Internet, andradio waves are used to assimilate people into thi ... ion commented negatively on the CoorsBrewing Company, freedom of speech, freedom of expression in a publicarea, and representation of the individual was overruled. A Coorsrhetorical spokesperson respo ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Black Men and Public Space

epting of others. Nevertheless, there are still those who simply cannot. In his essay Black Men and Public Space, Brent Staples describes something that most young black men experience on more than on ... he pockets of his military jacket. This when he realizes the power he possessed. The power to alter public spaces by simply being black.Staples notices the sounds of car doors being locked as he passe ...

(2 pages) 230 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

When is it acceptable to use a cell phone? Should we be punished for having bad manners?

de a restaurant, you'll probably say that it is not polite of him or her to use the phone in such a public place where people go expecting to have a good time, without too many noise or loud talking. ... she will probably say that he/she knows that it's not completely right to talk on the phone inside public places but the call was tremendously important, they couldn't help talking back. If we focus ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Athens / Rome Planning and Structure.

efined by colonnaded stoa, serving as the covered, market stalls.The point is that the shape of the public space was not symmetrical, and public spaces didn't become symmetrical until the Renaissance ... mmetrical until the Renaissance "discovery" of perspective and consequently, the "invention" of the public square in 17th century France (Place des Vosges).Similarly, ancient Rome was a mixture of, wh ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

How Public Space Reflects a society: Old Pasadena

Public space is an open environment which is created and given lives through forms of human interact ... ording to Jack Soloman's Interpreting the Built Environment, "[these] spaces of everyday life, both public and private, personal and architectural, are packed...with complex codes that we violate or i ... n place through semiotic method, one will be able to discover to what extent that place serves as a public space and how it reflects a larger area on the whole. The Old Town Pasadena on Colorado Boule ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A research paper on Agoraphobia

in 1871. Westphal felt the term was appropriate because it described how people felt vulnerable in public places and in particular where there was no obvious exit. In his original description, Westph ... it. In his original description, Westphal described his four patients who had attacks of anxiety in public places. He described how several of them used alcohol to reduce their fears. The term agoraph ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Rhetorical uses in "Black Men and Public Space" by Brent Staples

up in Black and White which won the Anisfield-Wolff Book Award in 1995. Beside that, "Black Men and Public Space" was also his interesting work with numerous rhetorical uses adding more effects in des ... , but his race does for the reason that it's black. According to him, this is "the ability to alter public space in ugly ways." This "ability" is the main reason to make the author "surprise," "embarr ...

(4 pages) 86 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Banning Smoking

gle positive effect smoking does to people and any reason that will prevent banning smoking.Smoking publicly is another major issue because smokers are not only hurting themselves as they smoke in pub ... it seems like non-smokers deserve less right as they are forced to breath fume from smokers in the public and end up suffering from diseases or eventually die? If the government cannot do a total ban ...

(7 pages) 45 1 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Baning Cigarettes

aws for years, ranging from the reduction of smoking areas to the outright banning of cigarettes in public places. There has always been pressure from health organizations but with the recent uproar o ... the past few years for example, smoking has been banned from school property as well as many other public places. Hillary Clinton has banned smoking in the White House, and in New York City advertise ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Banning Smoking

gle positive effect smoking does to people and any reason that will prevent banning smoking.Smoking publicly is another major issue because smokers are not only hurting themselves as they smoke in pub ... it seems like non-smokers deserve less right as they are forced to breath fume from smokers in the public and end up suffering from diseases or eventually die? If the government cannot do a total ban ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Brent Staples

Altering Public Space in Ugly Ways In his essay "Black Men and Public Space", Brent Staples attempts to ... tion. Despite its few weak points, Staples essay serves an important purpose. "Black Men and Public Space" exposes the racism to those who are not conscious of it, even though they may be ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brent Staples

"Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Power To Alter Public Space"� Stereotypes affect different individuals regardless race, religion, sex, and c ... ardless race, religion, sex, and creed. In "Just Walk On By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space,"� Brent Staples demonstrates how a stereotype on race and sex can intervene wit ... negative outcomes on the audience Staples is trying to enlighten. His thesis, the ability to alter public space through racial stereotypes, affected him as well as many other persons of his stature a ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Male Bashing on TV

d beyond.Work Citedhttp://www.answers.com/topic/stereotype. 8 Nov 2008Brent Staples. "Black Men and Public Space". The Bedford Guide for College Writers. 8 Nov 2008. 4793. "Stereotypes of African Amer ...

(3 pages) 3303 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comsumption and shopping experiences

y in a world of official order (Sorkin 1992). However, in modern times, a market place is seen as a public space serving democratic societies by reconciling relation conflicts between society and the ... isation of retail culture and the standardization of urban architecture (Voyce 2006). This situates public space under control of private corporations. A modern market place disintegrates the locally ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Litter Essay

ts vermin and bacteria. Broken glass and other sharp objects also cause harm to people when left in public places. And most importantly, no one would like gum on their shoe, when walking on streets.Li ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays