Essays Tagged: "social context"

school based assessment and reporting

day the Government of the time. Whenever we enter into a relationship, whenever we do anything in a social context we open ourselves to other people's assessment. They form opinions of us, have a perc ...

(11 pages) 543 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This is a college essay on the code of ethics for social workers, pros and cons.

Responsibility, Justice, Beneficence and nonmaleficence, and compassion."The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all peo ... of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. A historic and defining feature of social work is the profession's focus on individual well-being in a social context and the well-bein ...

(3 pages) 497 1 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Scientific difference.

ety.This paper reports results of anthropologically-oriented research exploring how the cultural andsocial context in which science is learned and practiced contributes to the gendering of science.Eth ... ncies in mathematics (the "crucial filter") with controversy over whether origins werebiological or social (cf. Benbow and Stanley 1980 vs. critique by Fausto-Sterling 1992).Attitudinal and affective ...

(11 pages) 181 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"where Have You Been, Where Are You Going" by Oates and "A Small, Good thing" by Raymand Caver.

n descendants, this made Oates and Carver in common as a symbol of criticasters of the cultural and social structures of middle class America. Both of them have pointed out the postwar America had cre ... s attaches her importance to feminism and cultural significance, whereas Caver focuses on America's social and economical structures.By looking at the allusions through the historical period and socia ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kent State Incident.

viding the generations in their reactions. It's interesting to see first what was the political and social context of the time, and then to observe what really happened and what were the implications ... he final, echoing efficacy of gunfire when the state faced political challenges in an atmosphere of social disintegration. The spectacle had become almost standardized, it seemed, and thus less daunti ...

(7 pages) 88 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Social Characteristics of Women in Jane Austen's Emma" Studying Emma, Miss Bates and Mrs. Elton

A Woman's Society in EmmaThe social order of women is an extremely debated subject. Jane Austen has a clear picture of a woman's ... t of a male society. Emma written by Jane Austen shows her understanding of the roles of women in a social context. The Highbury society judges women by their wealth, good connections and marriage sta ... vel. Because there was a great deal of new trade, which meant newfound wealth for those of a lesser social status, people judged others based on their gentility. Dr. Delany says that gentility means t ...

(4 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Confession of a Mask: A Perverse Text?

r place in the world, they are also involved in group interactions, all of which are located within social settings, each of these dimensions --- subjectivity, intersubjectivity and social context --- ... e bad or abnormal thoughts. They are forced to repress their instinctual impulses. The super-ego is social because its content is derived from cultural norms and laws. There is a conflict between the ...

(12 pages) 90 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Explore Durkheim's contribution to sociological theory

s he seeks to demonstrate that even a highly individualistic act, such as suicide, has an important social context to it; and that the field of sociology is the best for it's interpretation.Durkheim's ... it's interpretation.Durkheim's other important contribution to sociological theory, was his work on social values and alienation, and his Functionalist approach to social phenomena, and the division o ...

(12 pages) 262 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


e, but more over, is additionally determined in terms of the effect on the individual in his or her social context."Common signs of addiction include preoccupation with a substance, relationship or be ... (focuses on addiction as a choice), the disease model (focuses on addiction as an illness) and the social learning model (focuses on addiction as a learned behaviour).During the seventeenth century a ...

(4 pages) 204 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Australia's coming of age as a nation is dependant upon a readers personal values and attitudes towards the context of World War One. Discuss. Written By: Sarah Hilliard

ates this when the author discusses Australia being a coming of age nation. Fly Away Peter has both social and historical contexts. The social context in the novel was the coming of upper-class Englis ... age, the nation as were at the beginning of the twentieth century, the context of the novella, both socially and historically, as well as the affect that World War One has on the reader in general. An ...

(11 pages) 94 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of 'The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life'

t and interactive meaning of information. Goffman's perspective provides insight into the nature of social interaction and the psychology of the individual.Goffman employs a "dramaturgical approach" i ... ncerning himself with the mode of presentation employed by the actor and its meaning in the broader social context (Goffman, 240). Interaction is viewed as a "performance," shaped by environment and a ...

(4 pages) 169 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Clockwork Orange Intro to film: Film Genre/Style

nley Kubrick. The movie is to represent ultra-violence and how there is no scientific cure yet. The social context is very violent in the beginning showing scenes of rape and assault. The movie shows ...

(2 pages) 62 1 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Social context of fairy tales, using "Little Red Riding Hood" and the film "Ever After" as examples.

SOCIAL CONTEXT OF FAIRY TALES- Fairy tales arise from specific social and cultural conditions and ar ... al and cultural conditions and are thus shaped by them.- Fairy tales usually reinforce the dominant social ideas and attitudes of that specific time.- Hence, the ideas that are still socially acceptab ... others are altered over time.- In other words, the changing nature of fairy tales has its roots in social and cultural forces. They are not simply due to the opinions and approaches of different stor ...

(2 pages) 71 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cloudstreet - historical and cultural context

The historical and social context of Tim Winton's Cloudstreet enables the reader to have a deferent understanding of th ... akes advantage of the Catalina Pilot. 3· Tim Winton text Cloudstreet explores many different social issues the 20 years spanning throughout the text. Class differences are explored throughout t ... an upper class character and his relationship with Rose doesn't work out due to the differences in social class throughout both of the characters.· Aborignal History, is mentioned throughout t ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The British house music explosion

derstand this immense cultural explosion, one must examine it's development within a historical and social context, and examine the re - percussions of this development on music and society.As with mo ... s for new legislation.Margaret Thatcher's conservative party saw this youth movement as a threat to social stability. MP Graham Bright's 1990 Entertainments Act was soon passed as a reaction to these ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

'Every sociological perspective has its limitations. However some are more useful than understanding society.' Assess this view. (40 Marks)

cation, work, religion, law, the family etc. The main function of these institutions is to maintain social equilibrium.They see society similar to a human body with all the internal parts working toge ... s working together to bring out equilibrium. Functionalists see individual action as the product of social institutions such as the family and education socializing the young into cultural values and ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


impel and are satisfied by behavior" (Turvey 2002: 307). Usually, a motive does not exist without a social context. Also, a motive is often difficult to discern, since it can be rather complex in some ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Trace the causes and Development of Ethinicity in Uganda. By Walubo Jude Tadeo, Makere University, Kampala Uganda

The post-colonial practices simply enhanced it. Therefore, the formation of ethnic identities is a social construction defined by the historical conditions in which they emerge. Ethnicity is not a co ... erstand the phenomenon of what is referred to as 'tribalism' it is necessary to look at it within a social context. This is why, rather than conceiving of an ethnic identity as simply invented by stat ...

(50 pages) 74 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Romeo and Juliet - Explain How Dramatic Effect is Created in Act 3 Scene 5

d have shocked the audience watching its performances because of the dramatic effect created by the social context of those times. It is often considered to be one of the most tragic love stories of a ... Act three scene five is a very dramatic scene with a lot of action and suspense. I will analyse the social context and layers of meaning in this scene to write about how dramatic effect is created.Act ...

(17 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

India's Witch Hunts

it with other cases we've discussed and studied in class: Witchcraft is often defined by the social context it comes from. In the case of the situation in India, witchcraft is a negative social ... protective devices, strategies for aggressive counter-attack and, quite crucially, on the repair of social relationships."In the case of a tragic event in parts of India, such as the death of the daug ...

(9 pages) 23 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers