Essays Tagged: "Western world"

Alcohol In Japanese Society.

n, celebration, and tragically, mass destruction." as Bert Vallee said inhis essay, "Alcohol in the Western World". We find that quote quite true in the case of Japan's handling ofalcohol, as it bring ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Divorce and its effect on family life.

can be a painful process, even more so if children are involved.Since the turn of the century, the Western World has supposedly undergone not only an Industrial Revolution but also a Sexual Revolutio ...

(9 pages) 584 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America.

re Pain Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia says of acupuncture, "There is the Western model, which states that acupuncture releases the bodies own pain killers, known as endorphi ... e effect of acupuncture on America, one must be able to grasp the Chinese art of it, as well as the Western model, or American theory. While the Chinese use a philosophy in which the world is being di ...

(11 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

From Communism to Democracy: This essay is about the advancment from Communism to Democracy in China and Russia.

emocratic aspect, China's approach is appalling. China is refusing basic democratic rights that the Western nation citizens take for granted. China is under the misconception that they can give it's p ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Comparison of Chinese and Western medicine.

Compare and contrast the western idea of medical treatment with Ch'i and Chinese healing.Western medical treatment is tremend ... al treatment isn several ways. First of all, the Chinese use inductive and synthetic methods, while western medicine uses reductive and analytical methods. This can be seen in how the Chinese understa ... rstand and learn medicine. Instead of solving everything with evidence and scientifical reason like western doctors, the Chinese use experience and cures that seem to work for them in the past. They u ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

College acceptance essay dealing with contemporary issues

erything that's wrong with society today. It'd point out every little problem we've got here in the Western World, with all our poverty, and big government, and greedy businesses, and an innocent youn ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Freedom of the press, globalization, public diplomacy and current events.

concepts relating to political conditions and social values. These concepts include Authoritarian, Western, Communist, Revolutionary and Developmental.The Authoritarian concept holds that the governm ... ent. Also, in Jordan the government forced news blackouts on "explosive political developments."The Western concept of free press is a watchdog effect. This means that the press is free to report on c ...

(8 pages) 144 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Explain how Twelve Angry Men(reginald rose) depicts justice and the legal system in western society

Twelve Angry Men, by Reginald Rose focuses on an irreplaceable dimension of Western Society- the justice system. This system is comprised of democratic rights; responsibilities ... in this play consists of a diverse range of people, each in his own way representing a facet of the Western World. No two men are alike in occupation, social status, age, background or upbringing. Les ... s of crime, and feels it must be avenged. Although capital punishment is no longer permitted in the Western World, lifetime jail sentences are not uncommon for cases such as murder. Crime exists in so ...

(4 pages) 117 2 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Disappearing Rainforests

ses. Currently, 121 prescription drugs sold worldwide come from plant-derived sources. While 25% of Western pharmaceuticals are derived from rainforest ingredients, less that 1% of these tropical tree ... cashews.At least 3000 fruits are found in the rainforests; of these only 200 are now in use in the Western World. The Indians of the rainforest use over 2,000.Rainforest plants are rich in secondary ...

(4 pages) 77 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Ancient Greece

What is meant by the statement, "Ancient Greece is often referred to as the cradle of western civilization"? Give three examples of how Greek civilization shaped western society.The reas ... Greek civilization shaped western society.The reason that the Greeks are often called the cradle of western civilization is because many of the things that western civilizations value and use to this ... stern civilizations value and use to this day were created by the Greeks. One example would be that western nations use democracy. Democracy was undoubtedly created by the Greeks because they wanted t ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ases, expected activity in certain segments of society. Later attitudes toward homosexuality in the Western world were determined largely by prevailing Judeo-Christian moral codes, which treat homosex ... 39-1945), homosexuals were targets of persecution in Nazi Germany.Prejudices against homosexuals in Western societies have only recently begun to change. The first major shift followed the publication ...

(6 pages) 139 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality


anthropologists have particular a grouping of emotion called indigenous emotions-those that are non-Western and have no clear equivalent in the West. It is likely that one's reaction to emotions has a ...

(3 pages) 152 3 4.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Brief Essay on Rennaisance

ias Humanitas is Latin for the "studias of humanities". According to the text book A History of the Western World, "The studia humanitatis were the group of scholarly disciplines including grammar, rh ... h the fruits of man's creative intellect..."-Stone, The Agony and the Ecstacy, 388"A History of the Western World- Glough, Harrison, Hicks, and Gay. Discusses the limitations of humanist thought. "In ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Child Labor

Child Labor was a major problem in the early industrialization of the Western World, including the US and Great Britain. It put a lot of child in unnecessarily dangerous ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fetal alcohol syndrome

ll as individual losses. FAS is considered the most common known cause of mental retardation in the Western World. For a positive diagnosis of FAS, in addition to a history of maternal alcohol use dur ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Human Rights Violations in the Republic of China

as human rights. Much more is at stake here than moral concerns and hurt national feelings. To many Westerners, the Chinese government appears ultimately untrustworthy on all issues because it is unde ... e government appears ultimately untrustworthy on all issues because it is undemocratic. To Beijing, Western human rights pressure seems designed to compromise its legitimacy, and this threat hangs ove ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


years, the meaning of the word marble changedgradually as the marble market expanded throughout the Western World. Historically, referringto marble meant an "ornamental stone taking polish". In the 19 ... y in Egypt", unpublishedmanuscript, 2002.Nicholson, Walter. Microeconomic Theory 8th edition, South-Western Thomson learning, 2002.Ornamental Stone of Saudi Arabia, Directorate General of Mineral reso ...

(48 pages) 32 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Clash of Civilizations: Culture & Conflict

nvent but also learn from other civilizations and make changes to become better. However, the non - Western countries, especially the Islamic and Chinese societies are catching up. As they are growing ... pread and introduce their cultures to other countries. Huntington (1996) also states that the non - Western countries have resented the rise of the West and reacted against it as they gain power. Thus ...

(6 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Equality Gap between Men and Women in Underdeveloped Nations

come. In the midst of a waging war against foreign inequality, because of cultural differences, the Western World's attention has been misdirected. Government officials have failed to understand the t ... ersed into a society, it is difficult to evaluate its social systems. If these steps are taken, the Western World would realize that it is the reverse, the more steps a society takes to become complex ...

(8 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Economics effects of Colonialism.

prevalent today.In addition the capitalist system created by colonialism continues to be centred on Western needs. In the 1980s, some third world countries were unable to pay interest on their debts b ... e to invest in one large project than many small ones (Ashworth, 1987, p.210) and many projects and Western methods were inappropriate for the environment and circumstances of the colony (Ashworth, 19 ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers