Essays Tagged: "Institution"

Judaism or Judaisms?

Judaismhas suffered through, that there have been common themes that haveproven omni-pervasive. Any institution with roots as ancient and variedas the religion of the Jews is bound to have a few varia ... s of the dividing forces. However many otherinfluences 'pound' each and every day on a given social institution,subtly forming it and changing it into something it was not. For thisreason, the answer ...

(7 pages) 166 0 3.8 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Short review of Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"

e hated Gateshead and she was determined to find a better place.The place Jane found was the Lowood Institution for orphans. It was not a better place but it helped Jane stand on her own feet. Through ...

(2 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Singing School

THE SINGING SCHOOL: AN AMERICAN TRADITIONThe Singing School was an institution that was uniquely American. it was established to serve a dual purpose: the desire to cr ... cteristic methods and materials of instruction, and distinctive performance practices. Through this institution, many people were given the opportunity to participate in music, either as a singer, a t ... solated, rural areas did singing schools continue to exist.The contributions of this early American institution can be traced directly to the current music curriculum in the public school system in Am ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.2 Nov/1982

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

sociological imagination-"Planned Parenthood"- how planned parenthood is a new concept to choice in situation-not a given duty by society.

.The choice to bare children was never a topic for conversation in past generations. Religion as an institution had greater influence than it does in modern society. Families of the past were expected ... unexplained to the known and scientifically proven. Technology and medicine modernized sociological institutions; what was "taboo" became the social norm. The possibility of genetic testing, the devel ...

(3 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Classification System in California's Prisons

t of those who go to prison are released into society sooner or later, and that it is the job of an institution to try to send them out physically, mentally, and morally better than they were when the ... knowledge and skills to the practical experience and knowledge of those already in charge of penal institutions. This fundamental change in our ideas about the purpose of imprisonment and the introdu ...

(6 pages) 358 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Legislating Sexuality

a stand on an issue that does not require its lofty opinion and judgment. Marriage has long been an institution that was based on the love of two individuals and their future together. While procreati ... imination by the government(Cooke, 150). Why is it then that in today's modern American society, an institution that prides itself on being 'the home of the free and the land of the brave', a vast num ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This Essay is a case study on Nick Leeson and the Barings Bank fiasco. It is aptly titled: "THE COLLAPSE OF BARINGS - WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH £827 MILLION?"

ly happened. Surely one man could not solely be responsible for the fall of such a well-established institution? Within this essay the facts surrounding the collapse of Barings will be discussed as we ... no such regulation before the collapse of Barings!LESSONS TO BE LEARNTThe collapse of the 200 year institution, Barings, definitely shows how not to run a derivatives operation. As a result there are ...

(17 pages) 254 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Patriarchy in Kafka's Metamorphsis and Asian Cultures

ckoning of descent and inheritance inthe male line, plays a major part in family life. However, the institution of patriarchy isnot just limited to European cultures. In this essay, we will examine th ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Electoral College: Problems and Solution" Problems: undemocratic, outdated, etc. Solution: Direct Popular Election

e mention of the illusive Electoral College. Now, the majority is simply dumbfounded as to why this institution is still intact. There are many inherent and excessive flaws related to the Electoral Co ... lege is a simple and complete method that will eliminate all problems associating with it. Then the institution of a direct popular election will be the perfect remedy. Each eligible voter will turn o ...

(8 pages) 457 4 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Nature of Scientific Progress as described in T.H. Kuhn's model of paradigms and revolutions, and Larry Laudan's model of research traditions

tself implies that there is progress in science. Scientific methodologies as well as science as an institution have been developed in such a way to allow for growth and improvement. Like the growth ...

(8 pages) 261 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Loss of freedome through Apathy

in a democracy, the most just kind of government, where we the people hold supreme power. It is an institution that is a culmination of revolutions, wars, philosophies and heroes. It is the greatest ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ideologies shaped by Hollywood. Speaks of Marilyn Monroe

Schools and Churches are institutions in society where priests and teachers act as spokespersons to spread a certain set of a ... rtain set of attitudes, beliefs and values. Similarly, Hollywood is also a very powerful modern day institution, where a star's image can reappropriate, shape and circulate societal myths and ideologi ... social construction and ideologies upheld in that period. Society was encouraged by Hollywood as an institution to approve of and accept values associated with the Marilyn Monroe persona. Her image wh ...

(6 pages) 161 1 4.3 Oct/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

State Vs. Church! What side are you on? Do you want your teacher to lead you into prayer every morning?

c schools are supported with all taxpayer's money. What believer would want his taxes to support an institution that prohibits his children from praying? What nonbeliever would want her taxes to suppo ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Families portraid in Roddy Doyles books. A comparrison of the snapper, "The Commitments", "The Snapper and The Van"

novels, The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van, RoddyDoyle shows his support of the family as an institution. Each character demonstratesstrength and direction within the family unit. However, when ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Effects of Modernity and the Military

The military has long been one of the central institutions of the state. However in the years since the beginning of the modern age this instituti ...

(6 pages) 113 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

American Bill of Rights Origin. This paper is comparing the American Bill of Rights, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citzen, and the English bill of Rights.

nded the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best ensure the beneficent ends of its institution. This begins the inexorable document, to which our country's inalienable rights were fou ...

(2 pages) 190 0 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Judicial Choices

nts to vital and painstakingly prolonged trials, because ofthe changes in the political parties and institutions. The parties found theSupreme Court to be a tool for increasing their power, which caus ... r, which caused anincreased interest in conformations. The change in the Senate to lesshierarchical institution played part to the strategy of nomination for thepresident. The court played the role of ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Opposing the Death Penalty

of criminals. When we began speaking on the subject, I thought we were only going to talk about the institution of racism in capital punishment, and was quite unaware of the feeling this subject would ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Lawrence R. Tenzer,White slavery and the civil war

rt to protect slavery that the South strove to ensnare allpeople of even slightly dark blood in the institution. Anyone who had atleast one eighth black blood in their veins was defined as a negro or ... ery was asignificant subtheme of the larger slavery issue, secondary in importance tothe threat the institution posed to white economic and political opportunity.Tenzer's book helped me understand on ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Elitism in the UK university system.

ion of excellence at its universities up and down the country; notably the distinguished 'Oxbridge' institution, i.e. Oxford and Cambridge. Many ex-scholars from a wide range of academic backgrounds h ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education