Essays Tagged: "Dominant culture"

a review of The last wave by peter weir

ve, the director is trying to communicate the idea of aculture within a culture or sub culture. The dominant culture in the film is the whitemembers of society living in Australia. The subculture in t ... nativessustained their cultural beliefs and ideologies while living in largely populated cities.The dominant white culture imposes their laws , ideas of societal values and moralbeliefs on the native ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.5 Jan/1996

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

Family, Marriage, and Gender Roles in America

the social, cultural, political, and philosophical assumptions and beliefs of the larger, and more dominant culture.In today's modern society, assumptions regarding a family can be very widespread. R ... f two partners of the same sex. What happens to a society where the nuclear family is no longer the dominant configuration? Only time will tell.Being brought up in a traditional environment, I have ve ...

(3 pages) 369 0 2.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

John Fire Lame Deer - The essay tells the life of this native american person

ences as a Native American growing up in a culture that is slowly being eradicated by a larger more dominant culture we can see how his experiences and actions have created his unique views of America ...

(2 pages) 83 2 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A short summary and relation of several writing pieces to the topic of aliens in America. The assignment was to relate various poems, essays and stories to the subject of aliens in America.

r Trek. But alien has another important meaning. It is a person who is foreign or excluded from the dominant culture in which they live. Immigrants are all aliens in the new countries where they settl ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Multicultural counseling, diversity counseling, counseling diverse populations, APA references.

unseling, or counseling of diverse populations most people may think of groups that differ from the dominant culture in our society, such as, race, culture, ethnicity, etc. Many people do not think b ... er a second tier of diversity, for instance, age, disability, sexual orientation, etc. What is the dominant culture? In most references the comparison is associated with the White Euro-American norm ...

(11 pages) 740 0 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Organization culture

ithin an organization and guides the behavior of its members. It includes routine behaviors, norms, dominant values, and a feeling or climate conveyed. The purpose and function of this culture is to h ... t fails to recognize that in many organizations there are quite often groups that are unique of the dominant culture. They may have values that are not consistent, or outwardly reject the culture as a ...

(7 pages) 218 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Native Family Versus the Dominant Culture in "American Horse" by Louise Erdrich

The Native Family Versus the Dominant Culturein "American Horse" by Louise ErdrichThe current interest in what has come to ... oot on tribal lands and one foot in middle-class life." Her stories unfold where native family and dominant culture clash yet rarely blend, a kaleidoscope of uneasy pieces. The reader becomes the med ... t haunted him that his wish might come true. ("American Horse" 197)The narrative sets up for the dominant white culture's power play, represented by the white social worker, Miss Vicki Koob, two po ...

(8 pages) 64 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Multiculturalism in Australia: who needs it?

and it, is simply one where individuals and their communities have compromised and submitted to the dominant culture. By adapting their way of life to that of the dominant culture, what we have is in ... al society, where any differences in different ethnic groups are those that are compatible with the dominant culture. This might possibly the best way to solve the problem of accommodating culturally ...

(9 pages) 140 1 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Setting a Logical Order for the Management Model.

s support orientation. Most organizations are a combination of these styles, but there is usually a dominant culture. Mangers need to establish good working relationship with their co-workers and the ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Bobos in Paradise" by David Brooks

come to hold onto. There is no arguing that the bobo culture exists and has instilled itself as the dominant culture in our society today. This is best explained with both a consensus and conflict per ... s of the business community but still held important jobs in the professional sector. Now being the dominant culture in control, they began to eliminate those values and guidelines of society original ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Differences Between Mainstream Media and Aborginal Media

nd sends only messages, information and knowledge that is of interest to and easily digested by the dominant culture.Several major newspapers such as the Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail (Bell GlobeMe ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


roups who feel their dominance is threatened. This is not only their dominance as white people "the dominant culture", but also, their dominance as males. Hegemonic Masculinity refers to the set of ma ... ce as males. Hegemonic Masculinity refers to the set of male characteristics that are idealized and dominant in society. There are specific behaviors in society that are considered to be associated wi ...

(3 pages) 1044 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gloria Steinem

A Review on the Works of Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem views America as a largely male-dominant culture. In her efforts to speak out and fight against this unbalanced form of society she ... ar fortune. Steinem's arguments all have the underlying theme of female limitation in a male-dominant society. To combat this she proposes that women learn to stand up for themselves and take a ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Switchblade Sisters

ger Debs are a gang of knife wielding bad girls faced with teenage angst and repression by the male dominant culture. In the opening sequence Lace, the merciless leader of the Dagger Debs, is seen sha ... are presented as muses, or groupies, much like the films of the fifties, and serve as toys for the dominant male gang to toss around and play with. To be initiated into the gang, it is necessary to " ...

(5 pages) 695 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Multiculturalism vs. Assimilation

like a mosaic would be ideal for Canada. On the other hand, others believe that a society with one dominant culture that everyone “melts” into is a better alternative. While both of these extremes ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

A Brief Analysis Of the Counterculture Movement of the 1960s

n the ideological level, a counterculture is a set of beliefs and values which radically reject the dominant culture of a society and prescribe a sectarian alternative. On the behavioral level, a coun ...

(11 pages) 152 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

The matriarchal spirituality in “Mama Day”

s from the rest of the world. Even though they are in constant contact with the mainland the female dominant culture there is completely original to this island. When George comes to Willow Springs wi ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

itions as well as support from mentors compared to her male counterparts in other regions. Besides, dominant culture is the nature in LINK.COM whereby this culture evoked a variety of behaviors rangin ... ranging from resigned conformity, confrontation among the people who are not comfortable with this dominant culture, as well as vivid and vocal expression of anger and aggression. As a result, Marian ...

(18 pages) 20 1 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Concept of identity explored in ' when i was growing up' by Nellie wong

highlight about the concept of identity?This poem is about the narrator's own assimilation into the dominant white culture, and a need to become something she in fact isn't. It shows how society can i ... shows how society can influence your identity, because the narrator wishes to be white as it is the dominant culture and has 'privileges' with it. It shows how experiences and interactions with others ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry


members. Characteristics such as age, gender, location/environment, family, socio-economic status, dominant culture, friends, race/cultural heritage, political views, education, heredity and lifestyl ...

(2 pages) 48 2 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers