Essays Tagged: "societal"

Mothers With a Divided Heart

ilable time and effort required for mothers to successfully nurture their young. It has resulted in societal 'Mommy Wars', pitting the working mom against the stay-at-home mom, in a battle over which ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.1 Apr/1996

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

Religion and discrimination

constitution. At first glance, this statement seems as fit an answer as possible to the question of societal limits to religious tolerance. Unofrtunately, if one were to consider the matter with more ...

(3 pages) 149 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

erables, portrays the protagonist, Jean Valjean, in his struggle with his past. Even in the face of societal condemnation, he sacrifices himself repeatedly for his loved ones as well for his moral and ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowulf, the one who will be king

ociety that rejected him as an artist spawned his anti-Semitic and political beliefs. The same anti-societal anger has found its way into the minds of countless other killers, both past and present. T ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Legality of same sex marriages

age should beobvious. Marriage is much more than merely a commitment to love oneanother. Aside from societal and religious conventions, marriageentails legally imposed financial responsibility and leg ... iety; andmarital failure itself, rather than the fault of one partner, may begrounds for a divorce. Societal change have been felt in marriagesover the past 25 years as divorce rates have increased an ...

(10 pages) 813 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Problems of nation building in Malawi

facilitated the replacement of parochial affinities by a commitment and loyalty to a more inclusive societal entity. The creation of a feeling of nationhood was therefore less problematic than in othe ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Common Law - Development of Defence of Provocation. Refers to the case of Mancini

183 CLR 58. Assess the degree to which the common law has proved inflexible in responding changing societal needs and expectations. Are there other legal means of achieving substantive justice?At the ... ting to examine how the doctrine of common law in relation to provocation has responded to changing societal needs and values. It also provides a useful case study in which the development of common l ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay on Themes Presented in Song Lyrics: Lord of the Flies by William Golding (Please ask for me to e-mail the original if you like it, as most errors in it are caused by the website).

the song itself. These themes include the following: corrupt leadership, group procrastination, and societal decline.Corrupt leadership is a common theme, encountered not only in fictional realities, ... n?t be rescued. So we must stay by the fire and make smoke?? (156).On top of group procrastination, societal regression was a significant theme within the song lyrics and chapter eight of the novel. R ...

(4 pages) 62 0 1.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Description of themes from several books written by women writers including The Awakening; Their Eyes Were Watching God; The Joy Luck Club; and The Handmaiden's Tale.

ovies, and books, one would have to notice the obvious struggle of women against the oppression and societal restrictions imposed mostly by a patriarchal society and the consequences of those struggle ...

(7 pages) 126 0 2.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Constitutionality of Same Sex Marriage (Homosexual Marriage) in the United States

e should be obvious. Marriage is much more than merely a commitment to love one another. Aside from societal and religious conventions, marriage entails legally imposed financial responsibility and le ... ty; and marital failure itself, rather than the fault of one partner, may be grounds for a divorce. Societal change have been felt in marriages over the past 25 years as divorce rates have increased a ...

(11 pages) 837 2 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


ply to oursociable needs. But this can also affect modern medicine, political factors,economic, and societal balances in our nation.For medicine, Biotechnology has been a blessing, healing people whos ... y sound tragic, but this is what Biotechnology is all about; changinggenes so that they may fit our societal and economic needs. The government hasprobably taken this germ-warfare in to consideration, ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Why do governments find it so hard to control public expenditure

attempt to give reasons for growing public expenditure which I intend to scrutinise, these are, the societal system approach, the political system approach and the governmental system approach. An eva ... vative government as it in particular targeted controlling expenditure upon taking office.Under the societal system approach one reason why a growth in public spending can be seen to have occurred is ...

(10 pages) 152 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

This Is an Essay about women's Gender roles in the 1920s, specifically the issues surrounding the youth and women in the workplace.

k and smoke, dubbed "flappers", were acting under the ideology of being independent and free of the societal imposed Victorian role of the submissive, homely woman, when in fact they were further enco ...

(5 pages) 327 0 4.7 Oct/2002

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

Given it's controverial nature, should The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn continue to be taught in schools? Write a persuasive letter to the school board.

lity of this novel. As author of the book, Mark Twain underlies such themes as racism, slavery, and societal conflicts portrayed by the thoughts of a social outcast, namely Huck Finn. I strongly feel ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A Biographical View of "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

nd within much of the storyline of the novel. In addition, the author's attitudes towards Victorian societal ideals are demonstrated, as well as the similarities and differences of the attributes she ...

(7 pages) 56 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is totemism a religion? An analysis of Emile Durkheim's view of totemism in 'The Elementary Forms of Religion'

e most resources available. From Durkheim's perspective, the basis of totemism is to create lasting societal bonds. Totemic tribes are assorted into clans whose unity results not from kinship, but fro ...

(8 pages) 127 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What Happened to Freedom? - describing the influences that contributed to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and how it is a reflection of past societies and a warning future generations.

n their position, and all reading and literature is outlawed. Does this sound like something from a societal horror story? Guess what? It is all part of history. Something similar happened before in G ...

(5 pages) 155 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Longest Memory by Fred D'Aguiar

s achieved through both the emphatic characterisations of the slaves, and tragedy of Chapel's death.Societal prejudice towards Negroes has been a widespread fact in American history. The class of slav ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Advertising and American Culture

st a communication device. In the beginning, cellular telephones were representations of wealth and societal standing. However, their usage has developed and they are now a standard accessory for most ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The nativaeamerican experience, according to Fredrick Turner's accounts, analyzed according to Rousseau's Social Contract

the character of its people" (Ringer 117). Through the construction of a "dual colonialist-colonist societal system" the American has forcibly and systematically secluded the Indian from all societal, ... imself in mind and spirit. Like the adolescent child who severs traditional systems of familial and societal rules, the American has forsaken his own philosophy of democratization and inalienability i ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History