Essays Tagged: "Social Sciences"

Information On Black Libraries

de Africa. Thecollection contains publications in European and African languages and emphasises the social sciences and humanities. Therare-book collection of early accounts of European explorations c ...

(2 pages) 61 1 4.1 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Women and men' preferences in choosing movies

nger while women are sweeter. Men excel themselves in natural sciences while women are the major in social sciences. They are various in the way they work, in the foods they eat and in the movies they ...

(3 pages) 141 1 3.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Love In the 1990s

Steve CareyIntroduction A key to understanding Sociology and the Social Sciences in general is to evaluate subjects through time and compare and contrast characteris ... ode.Conclusion It is definitely true that attitudes on love have changed in the last decade. Social structures and norms have fluctuated and have influenced people's decisions in their own live ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The Importance of Literature vs. Science

those who believe in the power of literature, and those who see it as impoverished compared to the social sciences in its ability to teach us about ourselves. However we need not be so divided on thi ... e dough.Imagine a world without literature. All your Literature courses in school are replaced with social sciences: philosophy, psychology, etc. Would people be the same? No doubt life would be a gre ...

(5 pages) 130 0 3.9 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

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


actically influenced every area of present day thinking. His main focal points were the natural and social sciences. In Stagira, a town on the northwest coast of the Aegean Sea, in the year of 384 BC ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Historiography This paper discusses the six schools of historical thought.

20th century. Their major influences were urbanization and immigration and saw great importance in social sciences. They hoped for the betterment of society and believed the most effective way to acc ... believe in extremist political ideologies and doubt their actual existence, nor do they believe in social classes. The biggest idea of the Consensus Historians is that of American Superiority and the ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Reasearch Methods: A research paper on teenagers' sexual practices.

f the research paper is teenagers and their sexual practices. The research is very important to the social sciences particularly sociology, because this topic has to do with modern society and the way ... eens in particular behave in our "modern society" and this is one of the areas of discipline of the social sciences. In this, the present research the variables are the participant's ages and the diff ...

(13 pages) 619 3 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Compare and contrast natural science and social science

Research and the SciencesThere has long been an ongoing argument: Is social science scientific? Which approach is better in conducting natural sciences and social scienc ... -deductive' approach may be applicable to the natural sciences while it does not relate well to the social sciences. By analyzing research from different levels, this essay presents a judgment that so ... sciences. First of all, the concept of research and science are given. Secondly, by accepting that social sciences are different from natural sciences, the features that identify social sciences from ...

(9 pages) 381 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ethnic groups.

(Suggest this is a new subject within Social Sciences, i.e. social research)Ethnic groups are defined by the individuals who belong to the ... a member of that culture, which in turn informed the research (Wetherell and Potter 1992:104).Where social researchers have different ethnic backgrounds from their participants, it has usually been th ... hat the researchers come from the ethnic majority and the participants from minority ethnic groups. Social researchers from minority ethnic groups face extra challenges. For example, it is rare for no ...

(14 pages) 469 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Wild, Wild West and David Lowenthal.

ach generation reshapes its legacy in line with the present. Using the arts, the humanities and the social sciences, the author uses sources such as science fiction to examine how we rebel against inh ...

(3 pages) 33 2 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Feminist theory.

ould be mentioned from the beginning of the paper, is not a unified theory. As women experience the social world differently (according to class, age or "race"), there exist different feminist standpo ... ral though, feminist theorists in order to explain the marginal position women's issues hold in the social sciences - and why they are merely "added on" in the academic discourse, focus their critique ...

(11 pages) 296 0 3.3 Oct/2003

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

The struggle of facts and value in the politcal arena and its impact on the political system

practices. As for the study of politics or political systems which is one of the major division in social sciences, the practice of competent and effective problem-solving or more specifically the ar ... it should be based on facts, which are the key elements to any given science. Nevertheless it's a "social" based science, which means the values are of a great importance in such a field as well.Stud ...

(2 pages) 39 3 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Authority or power ?

and each policy. That's what makes the study of political systems of one the major divisions of the social sciences.A simple definition of power could be the ability both to demand that people do some ... arisma, as many people may follow a President or Prime Minister or any other Political or sometimes social leader through the strength and attraction of his personality; and democratically through the ...

(2 pages) 103 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This paper is about the debates between the natural sciences and the social sciences. It covers the theories of naturalism and antinaturalism.

flicts within the profession--naturalism versus antinaturalism. It is this relationship between the social sciences and the natural sciences, or lack of a relationship according to some, which has bee ... ll needs to be studied in classes today.Naturalism according to Daniel Little is the "view that the social sciences are methodologically similar to the natural sciences." Naturalists believe that one ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Increasing Role of English and the Learning of Other Languages

nts. In some universities like HoChiMinh City University of Education, HoChiMinh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities, about 70 students are studying French. Although this figure is not v ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

You will drink the Kool Aid

Public relations (PR) is the art and social science of analyzing trends, predicting their consequences, counseling organization leaders, ... ture unpredictable; therefore not completely objective. PR practice also considers the inputs which social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, anthropology, and statistics) can contribute. For examp ... ational, unconscious motives that shape human behavior. Bernays saw public relations as an "applied social science" that uses insights from psychology, sociology, and other disciplines to scientifical ...

(6 pages) 219 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Violence and movies: American History X

ory that has good drama, makes a good movie. Stuart Fiscoff, professor at the School of Natural and Social Sciences adds:"People find violence in movies energizing, funny, and mentally athletic. It pr ... black men. To his troop of neo-Nazis, Derek is the ultimate outlaw hero saving his people from the "social parasites" that are ruining the community. Conversely, when Derek is released from prison wan ...

(5 pages) 124 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What is meant by the term Structuralism? What is Saussure's Structuralist Theory of the Sign?

turalism' is not only applicable to literature, but also philosophy and psychology, and many of the social sciences. It is important to acknowledge this since thorough out the essay references will be ... se things into ways provoking an explanation or meaning. Saussure explains that 'Language... is the social side of speech' and that the individual cannot modify it since ' exists only by virtue o ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers