Essays Tagged: "Western culture"

Identification of designing a web page for your school

dent from over 40 different countries. Although the culture here does not resemble the European and Western culture, the environment of the classes are the same. The Doha College is one of the few sch ...

(7 pages) 103 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Basic stereotypes of women in the workplace, in modern day america.

e needs to take place, society still identifies people according to constructed stereotypes. In the western culture we tend to associate people with being masculine or feminine and if we cross over th ...

(15 pages) 595 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Cultural Communication and the Disabled.

obility, employment, self-care and social relationships. The emphasis on physical attractiveness in Western culture may distort one's relationships with the disabled, and seemingly harmless remarks ca ...

(4 pages) 188 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Martin Luther King as compared to John Calvin.

Calvin was born in 1509 and lived until 1564. He created patterns and thoughts that would dominate Western culture throughout the modern period. The way Americans act and the culture is also on the b ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.4 Dec/2002

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

Body Art vs. Self Mutilation.

and multiple levels from religious rites to pure decoration. Often times throughout the history of western culture, these practices have been shunned and outcast as the marks of Satan. In the last fe ... A.D. but tattooing continued to thrive until the Norman Invasion of 1066. Tattoos disappeared from Western culture from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries ("History of Tattoos in Europe"). Accord ...

(11 pages) 265 2 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Vietnamese New Year.

day of the New Year. Traditionally, it is celebrated for one week long. This is different from the western culture, which celebrates for only one day. According to the Vietnamese lunar calendar this ... e children. The promises made by the children are similar to New Year's resolutions made during the western New Year. Adults will make silent promises to themselves to improve their lives, habits and ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Intolerence.

ce, they are not afraid to explore and see what they might discover. Tolerance is the core value of western culture. Everything known to be true about democracy etc. would fall.Prejudice leads to hatr ...

(2 pages) 42 2 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cosmology and 21st-Century Culture

formation Age as the smartest and most knowledgeable that has ever lived. Yet most people in modern Western culture have no idea what our universe looks like or how to begin to think about the way we ...

(9 pages) 116 1 1.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Culture variations of Aesthetic ideals.

s quite normal and understandable. Attractive people have distinct advantages in most societies. In western culture for example; Attractive children are more popular, both with classmates and teachers ... e of which I will discuss. I have chosen to discuss three very different cultural aesthetic ideals; Westerns society obsession with being 'thin'; the Maori tattooing practices; and another cultures wh ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Philosophical analysis and plot summary of Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael".

mael, author Daniel Quinn gives the reader his opinions on topics such as evolution, the Bible, and western culture. The first draft of the book was written in 1977, and the final draft was released i ...

(5 pages) 98 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: Homer and The Iliad Task: Write a report on the significance of Homer and the Iliad to ancient Greece and to Western culture.

n known as a historic poet throughout many centuries, was very significant to ancient Greece and to Western culture. He orally passed down two monumental epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey. This is very ... 8th century B.C. Both Homer and the Iliad had great value and significance to ancient Greece and to Western culture.Ionia, where Homer is believed to have lived, is in the Eastern Mediterranean, where ...

(2 pages) 82 0 4.7 Dec/2003

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

The Decay of tribal culture in South Africa is analyzed partially using the novel "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton.

the power that the predominant black population would gain if they were to become skilled and adopt western culture, and they therefore instilled restrictive laws as a defense. This increased repressi ... the 1970s, South Africa reeled, not under racism per se, but under the battle between the emerging western and decaying tribal cultures brought on by the lure of industrial cities and the white's fea ...

(7 pages) 89 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Devil take the Hindmost (A history of financial speculation) - by Edward Chancellor. A summary of the book which discusses speculation and how it has shaped the western world.

ation) - by Edward ChancellorJason MurdochThis book discusses speculation and how it has shaped the western world. The book spans from the Romans to Modern day but in keeping with the theme of this co ... se observations will be restricted to the pre 1900 section as much as possible. The book focuses on western economies as the Asian world considers the whole stock trading for profit as being ruinous t ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay outlines the reasons why the Sumerian civilization has had the most effect on modern culture out of all of the other ancient civilizations.

Western culture has been aided greatly by ancient civilizations. Many people take for granted concep ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Repression of Sexuality within Tennessee William's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and Katherine Mansfield's "Bliss"

The Repression of Sexuality within "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "Bliss"Modern western culture prides itself on progress and tolerance, and the sexual revolution is a clear and un ...

(8 pages) 98 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To Pierce or Not to Pierce Body piercing is rooted very deep in our past. With this deep history we are able to look at the reasons people choose to get certain body parts pierced.

Throughout time piercings have generally proven to be traditional rather than trend, but in today's western culture we have noticed that piercing has begun to take the form of a trend rather than trad ... tions deep in our past and many are still carried out today by various cultures. With the growth of western civilization, many have borrowed these traditions and used them to symbolize something, like ...

(2 pages) 47 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Man Bites Man: on the Goodness and Shortcomings of Anthropos.

very divisive one. The two majorrepresentatives of this conflict within Christianity and in recent Western culture as a wholewere Pelagius and Augustine. The former of these two thinkers advocated a ... s untouched by society and therefore good. Hisview has survived in many ways to continue in popular Western thought that man is goodat conception but evil by his society's mold. However man's decay by ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Cultural Relativism: Is truth defined by our culture or our culture by truth?

ences of what is acceptable and unacceptable in different societies across the world. Growing up in Western culture I have grown a fondness for meat, especially steak. It is a momentous occasion when ... d on moral principles, but different beliefs. The example of a Hindu culture, being outraged at the Western practice of eating cow meat is based on the religious belief that dead relatives are reincar ...

(6 pages) 322 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Constantinoples influence in the west

rt to initiate our studies concerning the west and the world, we have begun to explore the roots of western culture in pre-modern history.With this being the case, our class has been challenged to exp ... uld have played a significant role in the evolution of the west.By using the characteristics of the western world as the foundation for my case, I will illustrate how and why Constantinople influenced ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Different Cultural Norms

with an own way of living. Even though many Indo - Canadians have adapted to certain aspects of the Western culture does not mean that the norms of their own permits them to do so. They even have oppo ... children to move out of their parent's home and start an independent lifestyle? Most members of the western culture believe that a child should move out after graduation or if not then at least after ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community