Essays Tagged: "Commercialism"

The Olympic Athlete

lympics are not a modern invention. The conflict between the Olympic movement's high ideals and the commercialism or political acts, which accompany the Games, has been noted since ancient times. The ...

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Television and Commercialism

Excellent essay on commercialism in our society -Television is populated with images which are superficial and lack dep ...

(6 pages) 195 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

What do print journalist and electronic journalists share in common? What distinctive differences are their between print and electronic journalist.

ideology that is embedded in everything the news media does.The basis of this ideology is rooted in commercialism. Media owners, advertisers and authors have built up this commercial ideology. Why? Be ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Kurt Vonnegut's Portrayal of Society in "Breakfast of Champions"

rican culture plagued with despair, greed, and apathy.I. IntroductionII. Social problemsA. RacismB. Commercialism and materialismC. ViolenceD. Lack of cultureE. GreedIII. Destruction of AmericaA. Poll ... nearlyevery social, political, or cultural problem afflicting America. Racism, violence, greed, andcommercialism are a few among the many problems prevalent in this country ('Briefly'146). Vonnegut's ...

(8 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Commercialism and our Children

ture on it.I presented the information and formed my opinion based on the research which I reviewed.Commercialism and our ChildrenIntroduction:North Americans are saturated with advertisements on radi ... n spring 2000 was the first in its field. Many organizations such as the Center for the Analysis of Commercialism in Education (CACE) and the Center for Commercial Free education in Oakland, Californi ...

(12 pages) 205 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Tabloidisation of the media.

s and by targeting a large, lower class audience. Tabloidisation has been attributed to the rise of commercialism in that they are attracting the biggest audience possible in a bid to be lucrative to ...

(13 pages) 136 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Description of the Marxist argument about the importance of class.

Marx's theory of class is deeply linked within his explanation of the emergence of industrial commercialism and capitalism. He formed and proposed his theories during a time of extreme change wi ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explanation of moral panic, examples from the uk.

also for others to join. The 'Mod's' especially are said to have been a media creation, inspired by commercialism. The media were latter accused by many as encouraging the situation simply as they wer ...

(3 pages) 160 1 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Jihad vs. McWorld Essay

ion for common teenagers. The "pop" culture of today's teenager leads to the most growing religion, commercialism, were people are influenced be advertising making America a "McWorld". This is another ... faster. The Internet resource is used by millions of people every day creating a quicker spread of commercialism. Enlightenment Science and the technologies separated from it are inherently universal ...

(2 pages) 90 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


fashion, "Jordan," is one of the most talked about around households. This is highly influenced by commercialism. Commercialism has a major impact on society. We are what makes advertising what it is ... major impact on society. We are what makes advertising what it is today. Our lives revolves around commercialism whether we realize it or not. In today's society, commercialism tends to use professio ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Andy Warhol - 20th Century Genius

cShine, 1989). Critics wanted to know if he painted everyday items like Brillo pads, to make fun of commercialism or "did Warhol want to glorify commercial America. Were those soup cans lampooning suc ...

(5 pages) 202 2 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Clout of Media Giants. Describe the power of "The Big Five" in controlling the teen-pop culture.

trol culture by consolidating ownership of different medias, selling what sells quick through hyper-commercialism, and essentially colonizing American youth.Twenty to thirty years ago huge corporation ... those kids." These media giants, because they control practically every aspect of media, use hyper-commercialism to promote their products. When one watches a music video on television, then hears th ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Analyzing "Shopping for American Culture" by James Farrell.

nal two paragraphs complicate his own argument. Specifically, we see this in his brief treatment of commercialism.In the introduction of his book "One Nation Under Goods", James Farrell explores malls ... , and social interaction. However, the one thing that he dislikes about the mall is the presence of commercialism. He states, "Still, my main complaint is not primarily with malls, but with a larger c ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Marketing Defined

com, but as time and life experiences allow for increased exposure to the market place and American commercialism, one most wonder why one should, "Just do it", "Wazzup?," and why should I buy a Chevy ...

(4 pages) 78 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Consumer Culture in the Twenty First Century

e an article In Praise of Consumerism about how consumerism is a significant part of everyday life. Commercialism is in practically everything that we encounter on a day to day basis. It is in the wat ...

(5 pages) 81 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


we suggested that the society has been blinded and influenced by advertisements and the media, that commercialism has resulted in materialism. The values in the society have been corrupted by material ... esulted in materialism. The values in the society have been corrupted by materialism in the form of commercialism. The poem is mainly set on the idea of exploitation of an innocent little girl in hosp ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blakes london

sees "marks of weakness, marks of woe" in "every face" he meets, he means that he can see how this commercialism is affecting everyone rich and poor. Yet, despite the divisions that the word c ... bvious one in this poem, Blake obviously does not like the politics of London and he fells that the commercialism is preventing the people from being happy. In a way he is also saying that this commer ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Parents Try To Reclaim Their Children's Time

little about their children's lives, they are worried that the influence of peers and the media and commercialism may be outweighing the influence of parents.In a grass-roots effort unlike anything el ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

London by William Blake

lake is recognizing who built the streets and who?s property it belongs too. It is a comment on the commercialism in London. As the poem progresses, Blake refers to the "charter'd Thames?, the rivers, ... h.In lines 4 and 5, ?mark in every face I meet, Marks of weakness, marks of woe,? suggests that the commercialism, industrialization affects every citizen, rich or poor. Yet, despite the divisions tha ...

(1 pages) 19 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Controversial Television Advertising

wn financial gain. Advertising is a destructive role model for children. The Center of the Study of Commercialism list the dangerous effects of advertising to include perpetuation of gender stereotype ...

(6 pages) 117 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media