Essays Tagged: "leisure time"

Essay on William Shakespeares Life

. According to another account, he became aschool master. That Shakespeare was allowed considerable leisure time inhis youth is suggested by the fact that his plays show more knowledge ofhunting and h ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Robert Schumann

yceum. Kuntzsch was a kindly, conservative musician oflimited abilities; his knowledge stemmed from leisure-time study.Nevertheless, Robert was soon improvising, and even composing a set ofdances for ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Gender Stereotypes

Gender StereotypesToday, every one of us is spending more of his leisure time watching TV, listening to the radio or reading newspapers and magazines. The shows on t ...

(6 pages) 286 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

This discussion will focus on answering machines and the caller identification system, and how this technology affects our leisure time, our business interactions, and our personal relationships.

cus on answering machines and the caller identification system, and how this technology affects our leisure time, our business interactions, and our personal relationships. The history and progression ...

(20 pages) 314 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Fairy tales

for information and entertainment for young children. They occupied pretty huge space in children's leisure time. People say that they teach young kindergarteners facts and let they know what the worl ...

(4 pages) 135 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The demise of American Cities as an effect of Post-WWII affluence.

newfound glory of television, gave a new perspective to the average person. With much newly earned leisure time, this cultivated an aura of conformity, as most people watched television and they were ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slavery in Athens.

time to a political career. Socially, slavery allowed the rich to fraternize more, giving them more leisure time. They were also often comic heroes of Athenian plays and this perhaps shows some fondne ... . Slavery however had no real great contribution to social circumstances in Athens except in giving leisure time to the wealthy owners. Slaves were mixed racially and too disorganized to revolt, thoug ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Importance are media to the formation of youth as a social category.

s, patterns of consumption and production molded according to the needs of youth's to enjoy greater leisure time and buying power. The term 'youth' arose from the coming of age experience to the chang ... has a symbolic meaning as an item of consumption. The youth's created new modes of consumption, of leisure, and distinctive styles of clothing and music, which were identified with youth culture.Medi ...

(8 pages) 204 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Prospect of online sales.

IntroductionPeople usually go to High Street for shopping in their leisure time, because the shops there offer them various selections. With the popularisation of Inte ... nd staple goods may give households more time for other activities. (Kare-Silver, 1998)Increases in leisure activities may have far-reaching social and environmental effects. Previously mentioned redu ... t at home. Either way, increases in discretionary time will likely boost the economy as spending on leisure activities increases (Markham, 1998). If families and individuals use their new free time to ...

(9 pages) 167 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rave is more than just a subculture as defined by the Birmingam Centre for contemporary cultural studies.

ger necessary for people to go straight into a working life at an early age and there was much more leisure time available. There was no longer the immediate jump from childhood to adulthood, but ther ... youth, "the increased importance of the market and consumption, and the growth of 'Youth-oriented' leisure industries" (p18), a specific market appeared purely to cater for the youth, supplying, for ...

(15 pages) 179 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Going Out" by David Nasaw.

rovides an in-depth look at how everyone from the lower/middle class to the upper class spent their leisure time. Nasaw also examines the sociological impacts of these amusements on people, discussing ... few areas. For starters the book seems to lack purpose. Other than being an accurate account of the leisure activities of the era there is no story for the reader to follow, causing the reader to lose ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Harmful Effects on the Body from Alcohol.

rinks such as wine, beer, whiskey, and liquor, which people drink at special occasions, or in their leisure time. The cause for them to drink is to feel relaxed, and their tensions and anxiety are to ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay focusess on slavery in the native Northwest coast cultures. Focusess mostly on the Bella Bella people of BC.

rate ceremonies. They lived by the sea, which provided them with an abundance of food, leaving them leisure time for arts and ceremonial feasts. Winter was the social season when lengthy feasts and ce ...

(7 pages) 48 0 2.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

How do technology and economic growth affect our sense of time and the way of spending time?

With technology, work hours decrease and there should be more leisure time. But this isnot the case. There are 3 categories of time namely:a. Production t ...

(1 pages) 34 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Predictions about Information Age

rity.Bill Gates thinks optimistic about the development of technology that he says "It will enhance leisure time and enrich culture by expanding the distribution of information."(250) He makes guesses ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Skin Cancer

sun exposure can get it. Those whose occupations require long hours outdoors or who spend extensive leisure time in the sun are in particular jeopardy.There are five main warning signs of BCC. They ar ...

(3 pages) 48 1 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Women sport

s where women were expected to stay home and take care of the children, while men were able to have leisure time and enjoy their life by playing sports. As years continued, women began thinking about ...

(5 pages) 80 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Transition to Middle Adulthood

ir children as attention becomes focused on health, the fate of children, aging parents, the use of leisure time and plans for old age. For women, menopause occurs between the ages of forty-five and f ...

(4 pages) 258 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gillette Metal

at least $16 an hour on a job. Lower wages were more likely than higher wages to lead workers to a leisure time during working hour or an early exit.Second, if any experienced worker is able to earn ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Technology in VCE Commerce Subject: Year 11 Business Management

having profound effects on the way the economy operates, on how people work, learn and spend their leisure time, and on how they communicate with each other" (Gilbert, 2001)."In using ICT's in the te ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays