Essays Tagged: "cultural practices"

Women's bodies throughout advertising.

feminine. Our bodies are transformed into recognizably masculine or feminine bodies through various cultural disciplines and practices. If both women and men are culturally disciplined, how does patri ... men and men are culturally disciplined, how does patriarchal domination incorporate itself into our cultural practices to create the docile bodies of women? In American society, there is currently an ...

(5 pages) 213 1 4.5 May/2003

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

Communication essay: audience participation.

or to the audience, as receiver of that production. (Sullivan:1984)With the emergence of media and cultural studies in the early 1980's had generated an interest in media analysis, the initial focus ... ia analysis, the initial focus tended to be almost exclusively on the examination of production and cultural practices. Many of the young academics entering the developing fields of communications and ...

(8 pages) 360 2 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

What, if anything, has political economy contributed to our understanding of cultural production?

What, if anything, has political economy contributed to our understanding of cultural production?The political economy perspective has made a prevalent contribution to our under ... t contribution to our understanding of cultural production. From a political economist perspective, cultural practices in society are the product of economic relations, as emphasised by Marx, "The mod ... n the means of material production also have the power to control the production of culture through cultural industries to preserve their own interests, and, while the political economists do not prop ...

(11 pages) 169 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How do assumptions influence our behavior?

?Assumption analysis describes the activity adults engage in to bring to awareness beliefs, values, cultural practices, and social structures regulating behavior and to assess their impact on daily ac ... to realize that their assumptions are socially and personally created in a specific historical and cultural context. Imaginative speculation provides an opportunity for adults to challenge prevailing ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Significance Of Race In Education

Ethnicity refers to the cultural practices and out look of a community, within a society. 1 The term is preferable than theo ... ially constructed categorisation which specifies rules for the identification of a given group with cultural differences. This in turn does not distinguish from the fact that all people are the same b ... Labour Home Secretary in the 60s saw integration not as a flattering process of assimilation but as cultural diversity "in an atmosphere of mutual tolerance". The term ethnicity allows for cultural di ...

(13 pages) 279 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Intorduce the current and previous business system in Japan

formal rules follow clearly stated government laws, and so on, while informal rules come from socio-cultural practices.FORMAL RULESGovernment often plays a part in formulating rules for business. Dunn ... rolling business systems in a country that is the culture of a country. As a set of informal rules, cultural rules often play a major part in economic activities. (Why? What do they do? What happens i ...

(6 pages) 62 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The formal and informal business rules in China

al rules such as laws will be clearly stated , and some informal rules will be discussed from socio-cultural practices.Government often plays a part in formulating rules for business .Dunning (1997) p ... olling business systems in a country: that is the culture of a country. As a set of informal rules, cultural rules often play a major part in economic activities. China is the most populous country in ...

(5 pages) 108 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Discuss the Relationship Between Culture and Power in Bourdieus' work.

ul survey researcher.He wanted to show a relationship between culture and social class. He spoke of cultural practices as markers of underlying class distinctions. Along with habitus and field, a majo ... "constructed class"He examined class structure in France and the differences in classes in terms of cultural capital, habitus and lifestyle. He said that economic capital and cultural capital were the ...

(9 pages) 97 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pearl Harbor and the Yellow Peril-Japanese Discrimination

ericans who viewed new immigrants from China and other Eastern nations as foreigners with different cultural practices whose presence threatened the stability and peace of the country. The phrase aros ... late 1870s, the numbers of Chinese and Asian immigrants who entered California as railroad and agricultural laborers burgeoned. The Chinese flocked to America in search of opportunities during the Go ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Riordan Manufacturing Employment Law: Virtual Organization Employment Law Paper

based on my research and evaluate ethical and legal duties that a manager has and include different cultural practices if any apply. These two types of potential discrimination are age discrimination, ...

(3 pages) 663 1 4.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Middle-Eastern Women

of Western civilization, women living in Middle Eastern cultures, such as the Bedouin culture whose cultural practices are outlined by Lila Abu-lughod in her book, Veiled Sentiments, live under a patr ... men in Islam (Lahore, Pakistan: The Institute of Islamic Culture, 1972).Tibi, Bassam. Islam and the Cultural Accommodation of Social Change (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1990).Trimingham, J. Spe ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Virtual Organization Employment Law

agers have pertaining to discrimination. The third section of this essay will discuss how different cultural practices may play a role in the discrimination issues.Types of Discrimination in the Workp ... promoting decisions on "merit and seniority" (Cheeseman, 2004, p.812) not favoritism.How Different Cultural Practices May Play a Role in Discrimination IssuesCulture may play a role in discrimination ...

(3 pages) 193 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The role of literature in defining and describing self-identity

ary pieces involving adolescent immigrants, the youths typically focus more on adopting an American cultural identity and the parents usually are reluctant to do so, instead preferring to retain the c ...

(11 pages) 106 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The condition of postmodernity

argument is that, beginning around 1972, there has been a "sea-change" in political, economic, and cultural practices, involving the emergence of a new postmodern sensibility in numerous fields and d ... from Marxist premises, his argument is similar to Fredric Jameon's claim that postmodernism is "the cultural logic of late-capitalism," with the difference that Harvey provides considerably more empir ...

(14 pages) 118 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Differences Affecting International Business

that can affect international business unlike business that is conducted within a region. There are cultural and social differences among people and nations. Laws vary across the globe, making it more ... s able to be conducted.Nations and regions vary from other regions of the world in their social and cultural practices. One major example would be religious differences. The United States is mostly a ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Aids in Africa

ced in orphan homes but the available capacity of these orphan homes are rapidly decreasing. Cultural practices have also been attributed to the rapid increase in AIDS. Such practices include s ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Status of Women in India

urred in their way of life, with the roots of discrimination against women lie in the religious and cultural practices of India . Additionally, the status of Indian women has varied back and forth for ... art of life regularly, it was only on specific rare occasions that they were even involved. Through cultural diffusion, new practices were put in to use that altered women's way of life . Marriage, a ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Childhood obesity and ia there an issue

nder and ethnic differences demonstrate that obesity is also a consequence of social structures and cultural practices. This is where we have to think beyond simply too much food and not enough exerci ... s not allow for the fact that children can grow in height thus, growing out of their "obesity", the cultural differences among the children of New Zealand, and BMI also does not take in to account ath ...

(9 pages) 83 0 2.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

r groups.Common Terminology1.Ableism: Discrimination or prejudice against people with disabilities2.Cultural Competence: an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. Cultural ... different cultures. Cultural competence is comprised of four components: (a) Awareness of one's own cultural worldview, (b) Attitude towards cultural differences, (c) Knowledge of different cultural p ...

(10 pages) 203 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

To what extend does a person have the right to their own believes.

enced by the time they live in. However to what extend should someone be allow to embrace their own cultural practices? In the following paragraphs we will observe the Islamic and Christians religion. ... hould they be allow to their religious practice or beliefs. I believe they should be allow to their cultural beliefs as long as they don’t involved or damage another person. For example I chosen ...

(7 pages) 17 1 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity