Essays Tagged: "commodities"

Sponsorship Fundraising

proach a group of established engineers and ask them for a piece of one of the most closely guarded commodities available, their budget. Before walking into the meeting, I had planned what slides I wo ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Developement of ancient systems of writing in Iraq and Egypt

c life tosettlement in villages and trading among themselves. When tradinglarge or varying types of commodities you need a method forrecording. To meet this need developed a token system for therecord ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Copper and Molybdenum Deposits in the United States

Copper and molybdenum resources were not recognized as valuable commodities until economic needs demanded the collection and processing of these minerals in large a ...

(11 pages) 45 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Materialism and Happiness in America "The great Gatsby" (Twain) era and today.

eneration? The 20's was an age of a consumption ethic that was needed to provide markets for the newcommodities that streamed from the production lines (Cowley, 53). The same problem exists today ... ...

(4 pages) 150 0 2.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Economic Structures in the third world: concerning production, infrastructure and foreign trade. Development in the Third World.

to include economic attributes.PRODUCTION:Production in the third world is very limited to primary commodities and most countries do not compete in the industrial or manufacturing sectors. Most third ... within the international economy. These countries then began to specialize in and exporting primary commodities and supposedly using their comparative advantage to gain economic stability. The compara ...

(6 pages) 282 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Jamestown Colony. Goes into detail about the near failure of the colony as well as how it overcame hardship

e London Company hadin mind for the colonist to produce on the land they acquired were three primarycommodities: gold, grapes, and sugar. A modern company would have ascertained thatthese commodities ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Wayward branches"--a creative writing poem that describes the life of a tree with personification and intense detail.

r trackAnd needles form its very covering.Other trees have leaves, but this tree noneOnly the harsh commodities given to it by God."Put me out of my misery!" the tree pleads."I am the smallest, most i ...

(1 pages) 89 2 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation attempts to explain chapter material and compare and contrast using Marxist and Weber concepts.

Karl Marx believed in the theory of Dialectical Materialism. The "commodities" such as the machines, technology and workers are the capitalism's mean of production. E ... instantly recognizable in Chapter 8 of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation. Chapter 8 deals with the commodities and conditions within beef slaughterhouses and the meat packing industry. The industry u ...

(3 pages) 213 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The developement of the silk road during the Han Dynasty.

st and Europe. By examining the different civilizations/political powers that were involved and the commodities that were traded, it is possible to see what stimulated the development of the Silk Road ... since trade is vulnerable to war and bandits. The second important point which must be looked at is commodities that were traded. The supply and demand for commodities is what motivates trade, analyzi ...

(11 pages) 138 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Business Ethics: The Enron Meltdown.

braska, and together formed the modern-day Enron. The Enron Corporation began bartering natural gas commodities, and by the early 1990's, the company became the largest natural gas merchant in North A ...

(3 pages) 317 0 2.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human development index.

in our minds a society in which people are well fed and well clothed,possess access to a variety of commodities, have the luxury of some leisure and entertainment,and live in ahealthy environment.we t ... ike nutrients,shelter, education , health etc.though the characteristic needs are prior to need for commodities and services and should provide a more relevant basis for poverty identification,charact ...

(5 pages) 128 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The prinicple of comparative advantage suggests that society benefits from specialisation and free trade.

ent relative efficiencies in the production of any goods or services. If each concentrates on those commodities in which it is relatively more efficient, or relatively less inefficient, a gain is ther ...

(4 pages) 259 1 3.7 Dec/2003

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

This essay is about retail theft and the concequences.

il theft is a crime! The defination according to states "retail-the sale of goods or commodities in small quantities directly to consumers" and "theft-The act of stealing; specifically, ...

(2 pages) 58 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Subculture:the meaning of style

ns). According to Hebdige, the revolutionary value of a subculture depends on to what extent items, commodities, and/or signs from one culture are radically subverted or changed in another.A subcultur ...

(3 pages) 138 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

ENRON:What really happened?

, and Kenneth Lay who became Enron's CEO in February 1986. In 1989, Enron began trading natural gas commodities. The company eventually became the largest merchant in North America. Enron had 21 thous ...

(3 pages) 237 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Derivative markets in india

here the goods were expected to arrive or be ready for shipment after a while - such as in Crops or commodities that were imported or exported from other lands. The people dealing in such items would ... ne and the socialistic policies followed by successive governments led to the image that trading in commodities was something that was almost "un-Indian". Therefore, commodity-trading exchanges were n ...

(13 pages) 76 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Monopolistic competition and economic efficiency.

nce is the description and explanation of different ways of economic agencies' interactions through commodities, services, mediums of exchange like money, production processes and other in order to in ... n of the "right" assortment of goods and services as it is too expensive to produce all conceivable commodities and there is always a problem of choice.There are several characteristic assumptions, wh ...

(6 pages) 383 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Selling of young children for sex in another country. "Children As Commodities"

Children As CommoditiesAccording to the WorldCongress Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children,it has ... rafficking in Mumbai, the authors concluded: "Politicians are indifferent, and children are seen as commodities. It is rare, if at all, that traffickers and brothel owners are punished because politic ...

(31 pages) 255 3 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Loyalty is a virtue

tion of the products explicitly but also in providing them with the best service after sold out the commodities. In this way, one company's reliable image can be consented gradually in the public. On ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

It has been argued that "Trainspotting" by Irvine Welsh is a critique of materialism in western society. Do you agree?

e, becoming obsessed with the accumulation of possessions and, as a consequence, becoming slaves to commodities; Commodity fetishism. This resulted, they argued, in the widening of class divisions. Ca ... any more enhanced through their possession of material goods. They are, as Marx stated, 'slaves to commodities'. His drug use, he argues, is in part at least, a rejection of a capitalist, materialist ...

(9 pages) 81 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature