Essays Tagged: "social factors"

'Warfare in Roman Europe'

The book 'Warfare in Roman Europe ad 350-425' provides some insight onto the important military and social aspects of the subject.Economic and social factors play a part in the history of Roman warfar ... erload the Roman defense. Many tribes existed with distinct similarities. It was their economic and social conditions that relate to the attacks on the Romans. Many of the tribes were nomadic or semi- ...

(3 pages) 88 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

sociological imagination-"Planned Parenthood"- how planned parenthood is a new concept to choice in situation-not a given duty by society.

further analyze the individual factors of planned parenthood you must draw on the larger religious, social, and economic factors that guide your individual decisions (Mills, 1959). If one considers th ... the sociological expectations of the family definition. Birth control and abortion were "taboo" and social norms demonstrated the influence of religion in society. Nowadays abortion clinics are common ...

(3 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


roblem. Other reasons for taking steroids may be to heal injury, improve appearance, or for various social factors. High School is definitely tough on self-esteem for teenagers who look to fit in. Man ... le. Growth can also be prematurely halted in adolescents, which may prove to be disastrous to their social development in later years. For more serious side effects, and how often they occur, see the ...

(4 pages) 140 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Realism and how authors like Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald give a "tell it like it is" writing in the stories. An author can only write realistically about what he/she knows.

e commonplaces of everyday life among the middle and lower classes, where character is a product of social factors and environment is the important element in the dramatic complications.The realism so ... eriod of change was the setting of Huck's childhood. One trait that is indicative of the era is the social class of Huck and Huck's language. It is greatly affected by his social class and setting. Th ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why did revolutionary situations develop in Prussia and France in 1848?

The revolutions of 1848 in France and Prussia came about due to similar political, economic and social factors. However the nature and reason behind them differed in one particular area.Whilst Pru ... onslaught. France, Prussia, the Italian and German states and Austria all experienced political and social upheavals. Yet by 1850, the revolutionary movements had been crushed, its leaders either exec ...

(9 pages) 84 2 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Alcoholism and Alcohol Dependence.

t to identify the exact cause of alcoholism, but research suggests that genetic, psychological, and social factors influence its development. Alcoholism cannot be cured yet, but various treatment opti ... established drinking patterns following periods of abstinence.Long ago alcohol consumption was used socially, or in some cultures for medical purposes. Nowadays alcoholism is one of the leading causes ...

(13 pages) 252 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The 1920s n Canada and whether or not Canada Echoed the US in the Twenties.

be shown. The fact that the 1920s "Roared" will be discussed, through analysis of the economic and social factors; and the question "did Canada express a distinct mood in the 1920s, or did it echo th ... 1929, when economic depression fell. This basically ended the 1920s, and started the 1930s. On the social side the 1920s also seemed to "roar", for women more than anyone. They had proved their worth ...

(2 pages) 45 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Staffing Practices and Selection Tools at Varian Medical Systems- MGT431 - Human Resources Tools for a silicon valley company.

to directly contribute a company's bottom line. Computers, the Internet, and the increased need for socially responsible practices have contributed to many of the most recent procedure changes involve ... in hiring new employees. Technology has greatly affected selection methods, but awareness of other social factors associated with employee placement seems to have created the most change.Globalizatio ...

(4 pages) 459 0 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The American Revolution.

nist slowly come to realize that they had to break with England? That is what legal, political, and social factors caused the colonist to reexamine their relationship with England!The colonists of Ame ...

(6 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jul/2003

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

Essay investigating the reasons for homelessness in America.

ty as the United States? As we look into the issue of homelessness, we believe that there are three social factors that contribute to this predicament: economics, racism, and reasons stemming from abu ... acism, and reasons stemming from abuse. Homelessness is not in all cases a voluntary choice made by social retreatist who, according to Merton's strain theory, "drop out" from the pursuit of culturall ...

(4 pages) 268 1 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

American Revolution.

nist slowly come to realize that they had to break with England? That is what legal, political, and social factors caused the colonist to reexamine their relationship with England!The colonists of Ame ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jul/2003

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

External & Internal Analysis of Amazon during 1997. Example of a Strategic Management in the New Economy.

n of the average internet user and the number of books available. In relation to the internet user, social factors in the remote environment also were a large opportunity for Amazon. Internet users we ... sumer demand could have potentially been high in cost.Online shopping not catching on. The external social factor of people not accepting the idea of buying products online was also a threat. At the t ...

(10 pages) 625 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Ideas of social transformations using arguments from Lani Guinier and Peter Drucker.

Nick StrykerOctober 29, 2002Paper #4In the writing "The Age of Social Transformation" Peter Drucker explains his views of how a society changes, believing it is dr ... d socio-economic factors have significant effects on society. In order to get a full idea of what a social transformation is one must know what it means or how it occurs. A societal transformation occ ... are. Socio-economic factors are any one specific instance that causes a large amount of change on a social or economic situation. Knowing this a political factor could be defined as many changes; eith ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Can the phrase "Incomplete revolution" be usefully applied to the events of November 1918 in Germany?

Germany had an incomplete revolution in 1918 as although there were political changes, economic and social factors were mostly left alone. Therefore the question is - can the phrase "Incomplete revolu ... war. The SPD was the largest party in the Reichstag before the outbreak of war, and despite being a Socialist party they supported the war on the grounds of defence. However, cracks began to appear as ...

(8 pages) 40 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Between 1607 and 1775, the southern colonies had a great need for slaves due to economic, geographical, and social reasons.

1607 and 1775, the southern colonies had a great need for slaves due to economic, geographical, and social reasons.Social factors played a large part in the need for slavery in the Southern Colonies. ... d make more money when they had larger amounts of slaves because the production moved faster.Due to social, economic and geographical reasons, the southern colonies had a great need for slaves between ...

(2 pages) 52 1 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discuss the view that consolidation rather than expansion was the prime objective of Roman foreign policy between 69 and 211 A.D.

he specific difficulties and problems which faced them. It was a mixture of economic, political and social factors coupled with the underlying policy of consolidation that brought about the downturn i ... urvival because the policy of minimal expansion was bringing the people of the empire together. The social effect of this consolidation was the spread of Roman ideas, cultures and traditions. By defen ...

(7 pages) 32 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Attraction: Describe and evaluate two psychological theories of interpersonal attraction.

rpersonal attraction. In this consider the extent to which attraction is determined by cultural and social factors, rather than an act of choice.A.Attraction can be considered as a relatively simple p ... ls the basic human need to reproduce. Secondly, man can be considered as gregarious. The effects of social deprivation have been outlined in various studies such as Bexton et al (1954), Schachter (195 ...

(7 pages) 204 0 4.1 Nov/2003

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

School Uniforms In Public School Systems.

y factors among students in public school systems. The uniforms can positively affect the student's social factors, psychological factors; decrease the amount of violence in schools, and they also rai ... nd they also raise controversy of some negative effects.School uniforms can affect students in many social factors. The uniforms would help influence students to be equal. A lot of students form socia ...

(5 pages) 214 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Business and econ.

has an affect on our health. Illness does not only have biological causes but is also influenced by social factors such as the socially imposed roles of gender and socioeconomic differences.Before the ... are filled with illness. This cannot be completely explained by biological causes but the affect of social factors must be taken into account.There are two types of gender difference disease: complete ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

SLEPT Analysis of the Retail Financial Services Market // Part 2 - Traditional and Contemporary Modules of Building Society

ro-Environment Point Of View page 42.1.1.Political Factors page 52.1.2.Economic Factors page 52.1.3.Social Factors page 52.1.4.Technological Factors page 62.1.5.External Opportunities and Threats page ... Act 1974 & 1982 page 103.1.6Banking Acts, 1979 & 1987 page 113.2.Economic Issues page 113.3.Social Issues page 123.4.Technology Issues page 12Part 2 - Traditional and Contemporary Modules of B ...

(19 pages) 253 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers