Essays Tagged: "Social relation"

Gender and Relationships of Children

tionMaccoby (1990) summarized a number of studies to support her hypothesis that suggests different social situations may either heighten or suppress sex differences in behaviour.One study was that of ... brought together in the same-sex or mixed-sex in a laboratory playroom, and the amount and kind of social behaviour directed more social behaviour, both positive and negative, to same sex playmates t ...

(11 pages) 401 0 4.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Autism".

Imagine a disease that affects more than half a million people in the United States , impairs their social interaction and communication skills, knows no racial, ethnic, or social boundaries, and has ... isorder that affects children's sensory systems and their abilities to communicate, and to function socially (Autism 1997). It is not a mental illness and so far there is no known cure for it. This di ...

(8 pages) 326 0 4.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Anxiety.

Social AnxietyOne of the personality disorders that people suffer from the most is social anxiety. T ... that people suffer from the most is social anxiety. This type of anxiety relates to anticipated and social interactions. Although is uncommon for a person to experience anxiety in a social environment ... es than others. People who are described as shy are people who are most likely to be suffering from social anxiety. Not to be confused with an introverted person, who chooses to be alone or in quiet s ...

(2 pages) 179 3 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What did Marx mean by the statement that 'Capital is not a thing, but a social relation between persons'?

The idea of capital as a social relation can be seen to symbolize the relationship between those who own capital, and between ... enation and exploitation are thus central to this approach. The aim of this essay is to explain the social relations of capital, and how these fit into the pattern of Marx's thought. I will conclude w ... sessment of the relevance of these ideas today.Marx pointed out that 'capital is not a thing, but a social relation' in Capital (v1) and similarly argued in Labour and Capital that 'Capital is a socia ...

(9 pages) 109 0 1.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Soociological theory

d reemerges phenomenologically through frequent conscious and unconscious switching among different social roles. Therefore, I define "publics" as interactional spaces of discursive or nondiscursive c ... ized the notion of publics as the sphere of intersections between culture and identity, and between social organizational and cognitive networks. Social organizational networks are sometimes called "s ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

Social and Symbolic Interactionism

Social InteractionismWhat is Symbolic Interactionism?A psycological theory that attempts to explain ... uman behaviour depends on the meanings that object or situations have for the individuals.Where did Social Interaction originate from?The phrase symbolic Interaction derived from Herbert Blumer, refer ... between human beings- the fact that "human beings interpret or 'define' each other's action".TheorySocialization is governed by the following :Meaning: We act towards people based on the meanings we ...

(1 pages) 85 2 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

George Herbert Mead and Erik H. Erikson: Theories of Socialization.

an individual's personality composed of self-awareness and self-image." Mead's primary approach to social behaviorism centered around the idea that one's self is purely a product of social interactio ... lectual sociological similarities with Erik H. Erikson. Particularly with Erikson's broader view of socialization: his eight stages of development.Mead understood the self to thrive as long as four ma ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Describe and Discuss Psychological research relating to development in Peer Relationships.

When children enter school their contact with other children increases. The proportion of social activities that occurs in interaction with peers (as opposed to other contacts) continues to ... d to other contacts) continues to increase throughout childhood. By age 11, 50% of the individual's social activity occurs with peers (Hartup, 1983). By adolescence, time spent interacting with peers ...

(6 pages) 58 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Marx and Capitalism

The idea of capital as a social relation can be seen to symbolize the relationship between those who own capital, and between ... enation and exploitation are thus central to this approach. The aim of this essay is to explain the social relations of capital, and how these fit into the pattern of Marx's thought. I will continue w ... sessment of the relevance of these ideas today.Marx pointed out that 'capital is not a thing, but a social relation' in "Capital: A Critique of Political Economy" and similarly argued in "Wage Labour ...

(9 pages) 129 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Causes of stress among young people

re, which can easily lead to some psychological problems, especially stress.Last but not least, new social relationships cropping up during adolescence also pose some problems. It is obvious that adol ... s in their life: overburdened school workload, non-supportive parents and unexpected adversities in social relationships.(292 words)

(1 pages) 2374 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What is Sociology?

lid, reliable, and precise knowledge about people and society. It is the Science of society and the social interactions taking place within it. It's emphasis is on the social behavior of the individua ... thin it. It's emphasis is on the social behavior of the individual within the context of his or her social group or society.Sociology studies not only the structure and functions of social organizatio ...

(1 pages) 91 1 2.2 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Power and Authority by Sociologist!

Power is a central concept in sociology and, arguably, affects all aspects of social life. What do sociologists mean when they talk of power? What is power? Is power merely a zer ... d into laws.Indeed, 'power' is a central concept in sociology and, arguably, affects all aspects of social life. Sociologists usually define "power as the ability to impose one's will on others, even ... t argued.According to Max Webber "by power is meant every opportunity/possibility existing within a social relationship, which permits one to carry out one's own will, even against resistance, and reg ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Refrigerator and Marx's theory of Commodification and Alienation

of our life, which we take for granted.In this essay I will focus on the fridge freezer within its social and economic environment based on Karl Marx's theory of Commodification and Alienation. I wil ... rding to Marx, a production process of any kind and the distribution of a product are determined by social relations and forces of production (produktivekrafte). The dominant social relation in the ca ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Working 2

t from our work. Work provides the individual not only income to live by, but also identity, value, social belief, social relation and respect. The type of work we choose to do determines our status i ... es that defines us as individuals. We work to survive. We work to feel good about ourselves and our social status. We do work because work is life. We are working whether we are in school, at a factor ...

(3 pages) 356 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Review of The Curious Incident of The dog

s.According to the book, we can easily discover that Christopher is an autistic person who lacks of social ability but is talented in math, physics and memorizing. Although Christopher does not mentio ... that although most people enjoy chatting, he hates it because he finds it pointless. He doesn't see social interaction as an end in itself, thus talking to another person about an unimportant topic se ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature