Essays Tagged: "social structures"

Victorian Literature

f the period explored the difficulty of forming a personal identity in a world in which traditional social structures appeared to be dissolving. With compassionate realism, George ELIOT, in such works ... sent (1843) argued for the re-creation in industrial England of the lost sense of community between social classes. In contrast, John Stuart MILL in ON LIBERTY spoke for the fullest development of the ...

(2 pages) 166 0 3.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anthropology by Morgan and Wolf

? Morgan answers this question with the simple answer that it is due to the linear evolution of the social institution of property from being collectively owned to being individually owned which has p ... struction in modern society. Morgan, in an attempt to study the role property has played in shaping social structures throughout history, has concluded that the influences property has had on reshapin ...

(11 pages) 128 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Black Death and the devestation it caused. A look at the effects it had on the political, economical and social structures of medieval Europe

the devastation of this disease we must look at the effects it had on the political, economical and social structures of medieval Europe. The Black Death first appeared in Europe in 1347 when a boat f ... ofoundly affected the political and economical stability of medival Europe the effect it had on the social aspect of society was perhaps the strongest.Prior to the plague the people of Europe were dee ...

(7 pages) 262 1 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Philosophical Beliefs of Geoffrey Chaucer: Why has Chaucer's works been kept alive for so long? What are his beliefs?

e world is because of his unique ability to reveal the truth. Chaucer "unmasked" and "unveiled" the social structures and commonly accepted philosophies that people have relied on as being true. This ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Poverty And Social Structures

POVERTY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURES Although the United States is one of the richest countries in the world many of it ... paper, I plan to detail the observations I made during our interaction, specifically addressing how social structures form a key element in both the lives of the affluent and indigent. I met Reggie th ... this impoverish state, and why was he unable to climb out of it? I believe it is largely because of social structures, namely his networks. When individuals form networks or groups they tend to associ ...

(6 pages) 155 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison of Jared Diamonds Guns Germs and Steal and The Rise of Christianity by Rodney Stark

Rise of Christianity written by Rodney Stark stress the importance of epidemic diseases to explain social change. Stark and Diamond explain the importance of epidemics and diseases in their own way. ... pidemics and diseases in their own way. Stark concentrates on the expansion of Christianity and the social structures it creates mainly within the Roman Empire. While Diamond is more concerned with th ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American colonies in 1763 - A new Society???

ish ideals far beyond the practice in England itself. Changes in religion, economics, politics, and social structures illustrate this Americanization of the transplanted Europeans.By 1736, although so ... colonies developed a fluid class structure, which enabled the industrious individual to rise on the social ladder. The social classes in England had always been constant or in other words fixed. If yo ...

(3 pages) 149 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Three Kingdoms and Unified Silla - Korean History

d Unified Silla was a daunting time, that is, for people who were not of noble blood. Political and social structures such as governments, councils, and the military were systematically put in place, ... een its own people, provided them with the appropriate blueprint to sustain their own political and social structures. Systems, such as, and similar to the bone-rank system numerically categorized eac ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Functionalisms.

ctionalismFunctionalists see shared norms and values as being fundamental to society. They focus on social order based on understood agreements and view social change as occurring in a slow and orderl ... social change as occurring in a slow and orderly fashion. Their primary concern is with large-scale social structures and institutions of society, their interrelationships and their constraining effec ...

(4 pages) 136 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"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

Racial segregation.

by providing services through separate institutions such as schools) and through similar legal and social structures. Societies have practiced racial segregation throughout human history. Racial segr ...

(4 pages) 215 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Theories of Mass Communication.

d to the formulation of many theories such as structural and functional theories, that believe that social structures are real and function in ways that can be observed objectively; cognitive and beha ... oral theories, that tend to focus on the individual's psychology; interactionist theories that view social life as a process of interaction; interpretive theories, that uncover the ways people actuall ...

(15 pages) 555 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Argumentative essay - violence caused by the media - pro and con + essay

n, etc.)* deficits in one Oes personal character* society Oes circumstances and prerequisites (e.g. social environment, media)* the easy access to firearms* a high level of urbanity* a high level of p ... to firearms* a high level of urbanity* a high level of poverty in city centres* and the decline of social structures.+ there are several statistics argumentating both pro and con--------------------- ...

(3 pages) 314 3 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Colonies by 1763--A New Society

America, but Americans living where they belong. The changes in religion, economics, politics, and social structures illustrate this Americanization of the transplanted Europeans. Between the settlem ... colonies developed a fluid class structure, which enable the industrious individual to rise on the social ladder. The American colonies were a place where anyone was able to go from rags to riches. T ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How is gender identity influenced by social structures?

ructure that constrains and shapes our gender identity, the formation of which is kept in line with social boundaries that guide us in specific directions throughout our lives, using gender appropriat ... are to inspect the issue from a more dispassionate point of view, we can actually see how specific social structures operate to influence our gender identity.Identity is the link between the personal ...

(3 pages) 273 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

Death Penalty

justice may exist within one sociocultural setting and often in societies with ranked or stratified social structures," (Nader and Sursock). Capital punishment is retained in 92 countries and territor ...

(13 pages) 530 12 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The New England and Chesapeake Colonies

and Chesapeake regions had developed into two separate and distinct societies due to differences in social structures, political structures, and economies.                ... very Puritan. They wanted to establish themselves as a "city on a hill" or a place of morality and social reciprocity to serve as role model for the rest of the Americas. The Puritan communities wer ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Terrorism

g particular goals. However, terrorism damages efforts of the establishment long lasting peace, the social structures of societies, and the global economy.Defining terrorism may seem easy at first, bu ... 6;).In addition to terrorism's harm on efforts for long lasting peace, it also damages the complete social structure of a society (Jenkins, 1986; Hutchinson, 1972). Terrorism destroys basic rules and ...

(7 pages) 234 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Compare and contrast the economic, political, and social structures of Ancient Athens to modern-day Iraq to see if democracy can work in Iraq

s democracy can thrive and work like no other government. By comparing the political, economic, and social structures of ancient Athens and Iraq it can determine what the conditions are for democracy ... destroyed in the war. The Iraqi economy is in much worse shape than in Athens's economy. The social aspect of Athens was the most negative parts of Athenian culture. There were many slaves in A ...

(4 pages) 79 1 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History