Essays Tagged: "biases"

Gender Roles in Education

kers have consistently been male and therefore it is not surprising that our society reflects those biases which exist as a result of this male-domination. It is important to examine all facets of thi ...

(7 pages) 435 0 4.7 Mar/1997

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

Jane Tompkins "Indians"

as of the instructors. In an essay entitled 'Indians,' by Jane Tompkins, it discusses how different biases may reflect upon one's concept of history. It is imperative to realize that when learning, wh ... 9)The purpose of this essay is that history is a result of point of view. It is both subject to the biases of the one who presents it as it is subject to the biases of the one who observes it. You can ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Decline of the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation

edibility and ill will amongst clerical authority. The latter of these two wounds entailed regional biases among nearly every the archdiocese leading to a Great Schism in the Church. The externally in ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Einhard's The Life of Charlemagne

ut any given period in any given part of the world. Yet as varied are the history books, so are the biases which they each present. We see one example of these biases in Einhard's The Life of Charlema ...

(4 pages) 129 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Freud and Marx

Marx's viewpoints, I stated that perhaps what they saw in society was justa reflection of their own biases and personal inner feelings.Humanities AssignmentFreud and Marx it can be argued were both, a ...

(4 pages) 198 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

This essay is a critical comparison of Adrienne Rich and Patricia Williams, one as an idealist and the other as a realist.

, on the other hand, understands the concept of revising the old viewpoints of past assumptions and biases, however she would claim it to be ultimately futile to attempt to do so because of the way so ...

(5 pages) 79 0 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

International Economic Policies In The 1990s

out most of the issues he handled. However, as it is really impossible to be totally unbiased, some biases were to exist due to their necessity to form an argument. Furthermore, other biases can be de ...

(4 pages) 90 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Three Kingdoms and Unified Silla - Korean History

Three Kingdoms and Unified Silla's emphasis on a government, and way of life based upon hereditary biases, and a clear distinction between its own people, provided them with the appropriate blueprint ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Consumer attitude towards the services of Gulf Air Airline of Qatar

y a total of 33 respondents. Also questions were not pre-tested for overall cohesion and error-free biases design. We selected respondents from different backgrounds and nationalities to cover a more ...

(12 pages) 156 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

inking involves asking questions, defining a problem, examining evidence, analyzing assumptions and biases, avoiding emotional reasoning, avoiding oversimplification, considering other interpretations ...

(5 pages) 391 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Critical thinking and decision-making

considering a variety of possible viewpoints and explanations; weighing the effects of motives and biases; being concerned more with finding the truth than with being right; not rejecting unpopular v ... ith being right; not rejecting unpopular views out of hand; being aware of one's own prejudices and biases, and not allowing them to sway one's judgment.The readings definition covers all the main asp ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Ragtime-themes and motifs.

semi-accurate interpretation of the early 1900's while also being able to strongly express his own biases and opinions of the eraIt is apparent that Doctorow clearly favors the poor, lower class, in ...

(5 pages) 57 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Reflective writing - personal view - learning styles - adult learners.

. Adults bring their life experiences into the classroom. They bring past knowledge as well as past biases and beliefs. Adult students want to be acknowledged as adults. They need to be actively invol ...

(3 pages) 452 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Understanding Cultures for Effective Communication.

.We all have an internal list of those we still don't understand, let aloneappreciate. We all have biases, even prejudices, toward specific groups. Fears usuallyinclude being judged, miscommunication ...

(5 pages) 406 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Simpson's Theory on Just war vs. Lackey's.

tion has to dowith a perceived threat of harm. The problem with this is perceptions can be skewed bybiases and stereotypes. This taints any cause for war, whereas Lackey's theory, theaspect of self de ... be much stronger than that ofSimpson's. Simpson's allows for perception, which inevitably includes biases,stereotypes, and subjectivity. Lackey's theory is much more cut and dry, and provides,at leas ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Tastes of Cuban Culture.

Taste is universal and local as well: every culture has it own culinary biases, but all cultures celebrate taste. Our sense of taste is born and educated according to the c ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sex Discrimination in the Workplace.

ge, despite efforts to fix this imbalance. The purpose of this paper is, not to argue against these biases, but to portray the stereotypes that have been placed on women in the workplace, the effects ... slation that prohibits discrimination, and promotes equality on a national level. Societies develop biases based on the knowledge available around them, thus, if we mold the social norms around legisl ...

(5 pages) 312 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The unfair treatment of minorities, especially Affrican Americans, byt the courts and prison systems in the US.

or Hispanic or Native American, you won't get a fair deal; and the basic contentions that there are biases at every level of the system are well founded (Simpson, 17). Awards for black victims in civi ... rity offenders. Moreover, all but the most sophisticated studies can be confounded by cross-cutting biases as a result in the harsher treatment of some black offenders and less harsh treatment of offe ...

(11 pages) 335 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Costs and benefits of regional and international trade, and which should Canada be then pursuing?

saturated terms, as, globalization. Unfortunately, this has also led to the creation of predisposed biases on issues where there has been insufficient information presented. Both regional and internat ...

(9 pages) 275 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Role of Cognitive Development, Logic, and Emotionality.

plex definitions which take into consideration a person's emotions, personal feelings, and cultural biases. According to the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "cr ...

(3 pages) 319 2 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management