Essays Tagged: "industrial society"

Acid Rain

As the century past, the industrial society kept advancing. However, many advantages of the industrial society brings us also ... advantages of the industrial society brings us also has a down side. One of the adverse effects of industrialization is acid deposition due to power plant, fossil fuel and automobile emissions. Acid ... are fossil fuel. Fossil fuel has many usage in our society. Such as to power electric power plants, industrial boilers, smelters, businesses, schools, homes and vehicles of all sort. These various ene ...

(5 pages) 197 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Future or Work

om. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial society. For more than a century utopian dreamers and men and women of science and letter ... nd possible civil disruption is to be avoided..Yonedji Masuda (1983) suggests we are moving from an industrial society to an information society and maintains that a social revolution is taking place. ...

(17 pages) 563 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Examine Functionalist and Marxist explanations of the family.

fferent types of society. Hence there is a particular family form that best suits the conditions of industrial society.The family described by modern functionalists is very much a description of the s ... viewed in evolutionary terms, evolution occurs via differentiation and that the family form 'fits' industrial society.Another of the major factors of functionalism family theory is that of the nuclea ...

(3 pages) 102 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Asses the usfulness of the functionalist perspective on education.

ultural values. Skill provision this suggests that education teaches the skill required by a modern industrial society and Role allocation this is the allocation of jobs to suit a particular person an ... society, therefore benefiting the individual as well as society.Skills that are required by modern industrial society were general skills such as literacy and numeracy or the specific skills needed f ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The traditional nuclear family is a vital institution in producing and maintaining a healthy society in Britain.

lear family provides many functions within society. They believe the family is good because it fits industrial society. Chester suggests that a neo-conventional family which wives are periodically emp ... cal amongst new families.Marxist Feminists are skeptical that the nuclear family meets the needs of industrial society. The suggest that the nuclear family benefits the powerful at the expense of the ...

(3 pages) 220 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Special Needs in Adolescents and Maturity.

define maturity as "readiness to assume competently the roles typical for men and women in a modern industrial society" (Inkeles and Leiderman 52). Inkeles and Leiderman propose six qualities associat ...

(6 pages) 87 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

WWWI and its place in European history.

d War II.In the late 1880s Europe was being transformed from a predominately agrarian society to an industrial society. As with any societal change, there is disruption in the way that people think an ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Effects of world war 2 on american society

th many men off to war, women were brought into the workplace and a new trend began in the American industrial society. Women took up jobs in industry that had once been reserved for men. They worked ...

(2 pages) 179 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Romanticism in poetry, William Blake, William Wordsworth, P. Coleridge, Robert Burns, Shelley, Keats

18th century in reaction against neo-classicism. During that time there were a lot of political and industrial movements and changes. Romantic writers did not like the changes, which were occurring ar ... es, which were occurring around them, which perhaps explain why they did not often speak of the new industrial society in their works preferring to concentrate on nature or their own feelings. In this ...

(3 pages) 220 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Malthus and Ricardo

By the 1800s, the Industrial Revolution was well underway in Great Britain touching all sectors of the British economy ... in the factories while less and less were left in rural areas to farm. With this came the evils of industrial society: low wages, bad living and working conditions, overcrowding, pollution and povert ... At the same time many other new inventions were appearing, such as the steam engine. Because of the industrial revolution, the market grew rapidly, bringing about radical changes in the British econom ...

(1 pages) 34 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

From Farm to Factory: Industrialization in America

Post-bellum America experienced a shift from a rural, agrarian society to an urban, industrial society which caused a conversion in the way families functioned, forced Americans and im ... n relation to manufacturing, America could no longer aspire to be a nation of small freehold farms. Industrial jobs, above all, drew country folks off the farms and into factory centers. From 1950 to ... ture, now had to regiment their lives to the factory whistle. The seemingly arbitrary discipline of industrial labor did not come easily and sometimes had to be forcibly taught. In "America, Past and ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Critically evaluate whether we live in a Fordist, Neo-Fordist or Post-Fordist society.

ff the assembly line and started in Ford's plant in Highland Park (Detroit) 90 years ago, the human industrial society began to change. Looking the same as any previous models, this Model-T was built ... ilt only in one and a half hours. The saved ninety percent of labour hour rapidly led to 'The First Industrial Divide' of the western world. Even today, how deeply this industrial revolution, the so-c ...

(9 pages) 96 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Does global trade and empire explain British economic development over the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries?

Britain in the 18th and 19th Century moved from a pre industrial to an industrial society. This move was not a natural or obvious progression. Exactly wha ... ly influenced this process this essay will explore the degree to which trade and empire can explain industrial growth or weather other factors played a more dominant role.We must draw a distinction be ... ading power from the 14th to 17th Century. It supplied a huge market base and yet didn't experience industrialisation in this period even though it was at the centre of world trade and had a strong em ...

(8 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How does deviancy amplification spiral operate to cause a 'moral panic'.

nd will be described here.Crime and especially the fear of crime has always been a feature a modern industrial society. As modern society has been developing at ever increasing rates people naturally ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Social Security

an attempt by government to meet some of the serious problems of economic insecurity arising in an industrial society. Up to 1870, more than half the nation's adult workers were farmers.In the years ... wed, however, industry developed rapidly and the economy tended increasingly to be characterized by industrialization, specialization, and urbanization. The result was a nation of more employees worki ...

(4 pages) 120 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

How did the cold war effect australia

atest threat and challenge to its global leadership and dominance of an emerging global economy and industrial society. The United States was determined to limit the military and political expansion o ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War


ver, the transition was not smooth and the Nation has had its ups and downs moving from agrarian to industrial society through the glut and glum of the "roaring twenties" and gloomy thirties. While th ... focusing on internal production and consumption, the economy transforming steadily from agrarian to industrial. It is understood that before World War I, a considerable majority, over 40% of all Ameri ...

(9 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber: urban society of the 1800s was deficient, and what would be needed to fix it.

writings to identify key flaws inherent in the capitalist system that had begun to dominate modern industrial society in the 1800s. In the increasingly urban, industrializing world of the nineteenth ... in "evils"--exploitation, alienation and endless expansion--were necessary components of the modern industrial system, Marx endeavored to overhaul the consciousness of the day by bringing into sharp r ...

(6 pages) 119 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Is Totalitarianism an essentially Enlightenment phenomenon? This essay will argue that it is an economic and political model born from the modern European experience using Soviet model as an example.

ocess of transformation from that of a traditional, rural and agrarian society to a secular, urban, industrial society. The term 'modern', in this context, is defined in comparison and in contrast to ... sphere conducive to technological innovation, was one of the chief elements in the emergence of the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain .The French revolution established the political character of ...

(9 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

"Human resources are the most important assets a modern organization has."

uman capital." There is no doubt that financial capital is a key strategic capital in the period of industrial society. In that time the economic growth depends on the financial capital and work force ...

(4 pages) 270 0 4.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management