Essays Tagged: "social customs"

The definiton of civilized

All Things are RelativeThe dictionary defines civilized as 'advanced in social customs, art, andscience'. The keyword here is social customs. A persons idea of what iscivil ...

(2 pages) 55 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Satire and Socil Commentary in "A connecticutt Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain

the masses. However, many stories have another purpose, such as expressing the writer's feelings on social customs from years gone bye or at the time of writing. One vehicle which is often used to att ... in's novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, is an excellent example of using satire as social commentary(Reis 316). The novel is definitely a commentary on the ideals of King Arthur's six ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Towards a better understanding of Shamanism

more as could be expected, they saw andevaluated things solely on the basis of European religion andsocial customs (Flaherty, 1992, pp.3) without having itnecessary to view its ramifications to the pe ... ethodologies which were grave innature, matters began to shift during the 1940's and 1950's whenthe social sciences were rapidly coming into their owndisciplines. Shamanism, was beginning to be looked ...

(7 pages) 88 0 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Towards a better understanding of Shamanism

more as could be expected, they saw andevaluated things solely on the basis of European religion andsocial customs (Flaherty, 1992, pp.3) without having itnecessary to view its ramifications to the pe ... ethodologies which were grave innature, matters began to shift during the 1940's and 1950's whenthe social sciences were rapidly coming into their owndisciplines. Shamanism, was beginning to be looked ...

(7 pages) 137 1 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The history of Malaysia

ks were established with China and India, and these had a major impact on the culture, language and social customs of the country. Evidence of a Hindu-Buddhist period in the history of Malaysia can to ...

(2 pages) 59 0 0.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Economic Systems: Past, Present and Future.

n economic system as, "the organisation of an economy, which represents a country's distinct set of social customs, political institutions and economic practices". In this report I will discuss two of ... s. It is necessary to keep in mind that the government is responsible for offering such services as Social Security and Benefits, healthcare, schools, libraries, enforcement of health and safety laws, ...

(11 pages) 589 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Can Technologies determine modern social customs and ethics?

people are inclined to favor that technology are juggernaut in reforming any aspect of our society, social customs and ethics included. While admitting the unstoppable force of technology in transform ... , archaeology, entomology and endless others, I insist that the relationship between technology and social customs as well as ethics is not the case according to people's common sense.It is more paten ...

(2 pages) 122 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

Women's Movement.

racy has undergone dramatic changes over the generations. The religious doctrine, written laws, and social customs that colonists brought with them from Europe asserted women's subordinate position. W ...

(2 pages) 132 1 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Celebration of Diversity.

of nations. In the United States today, many different ethnic and cultural groups contribute to the social, economic and cultural values of our society. This has also been the case throughout our hist ... hroughout our history.Each cultural group has made significant contributions to the development and social customs of the United States. For example, while English is our official language, many words ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Mother Russia / Social Customs and Traditions in Modern Day Russia

Social CustomsWhen greeting, Russians shake firmly, friends may kiss on the cheek, and say, Zdravstv ... if your business appointments begin one or two hours late. This may also be a test of your patience.Social events are more relaxed. It is acceptable for foreigners to be 15 to 30 minutes late. Patienc ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Daisy Miller, by Henry James: (I) To what extent is Daisy Miller's character a reflection of the American character? (II) Was Henry James' ending artistically necessary?

cavorts around with mysterious Italian romantics and remains contemptuous and ignorant of European social customs during her short stay in the Old World. On an intimate level, Daisy's story is one ab ... talism and optimism of the times. Daisy is the complete antithesis of the stuffy Mrs. Walker, whose social traditions are so deeply imbued that it leaves no room for compromise within her Old World ch ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gender Roles: Describe the gender roles in "A Rose for Emily" and "Papas Waltz" in their respective stories.

pon them based on their gender. Our sex is determined by genetics while our gender is programmed by social customs. Some theories interpret that a women is tender and a loving mother while on the othe ... to be nurturing and men are to be providers by nature. An individual gender role is molded through socialization. Individuals learn the ways, traditions, norms, and rules of getting along with others ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Internet Article

study of how human beings coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-making mechanisms, social customs, and political realities of the society" (Colander, 2004, p. 3-4). There are two prob ...

(3 pages) 116 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Supply, Demand, Price

as the study of how human beings coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-mechanisms, social customs, and political realities of the society. (Colander, 2004). Simply stated, when the de ...

(4 pages) 220 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Whether Technologies not only influence but actually determine social customs and ethics

Though technologies might influence social development, customs and ethics, it can even affect individual behaviors. However, it's hard ... even affect individual behaviors. However, it's hard to state technology is the decisive factor of social customs and ethics which are too complicated to be determined only by one element.Admittedly, ... n productivity and many work labors has been pulled out from the heavy and repeating works.However, social customs and ethics are the foundation of society and the change in them and their re-interpre ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Foreign Assignment pg 621-622, "Ethical Theory and Business" by Tom L Beauchamp and Norman E Bowie, 2004

its employees are not harmed, for instance, by having their chances for advancement limited by the social customs of a host country?What international moral code, if any, is being violated by the Ban ... its employees are not harmed, for instance, by having their chances for advancement limited by the social customs of a host country?* What international moral code, if any, is being violated by the B ...

(5 pages) 119 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Travel in China

as the study of how human beings coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-mechanisms, social customs, and political realities of the society. (Colander, 2004). Simply stated, when the de ... as the study of how human beings coordinate their wants and desires, given the decision-mechanisms, social customs, and political realities of the society. (Colander, 2004). Simply stated, when the de ...

(2 pages) 18 0 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Foreign Assignment

its employees are not harmed, for instance, by having their chances for advancement limited by the social customs of a host country?Sara Strong did the right thing and followed orders and tried to co ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Summaries Of "Creole" And "Heterosexuality"

Summary of "Creole" In "Creole," Schieffelin and Doucet explore social differences that cluster judgments suited to views expressed about Creole speech and speakers ... view this latter representation of Creole illegitimate due to the grammatical features, sounds, and social origins of the speakers.Summary of "Heterosexuality" In her article, "Heterosex ... In her article, "Heterosexuality," Cheshire Calhoun exemplifies the benefits a heterosexual "social unit" possesses over non-heterosexuals. Calhoun illustrates social customs as a result ...

(1 pages) 309 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Women's Movement In the 1960's (Presentation Script)

ejection of a career emerged as the ideal image for women.The religious doctrine, written laws, and social customs that colonists brought with them from Europe asserted women's subordinate position. W ... ary for full economic independence from men.How did they achieve it?The women's movement worked for social justice for women along many different fronts, including politics, culture, the mass media, l ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.5 Jun/2007

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