Essays Tagged: "mainstream"

"Roseanne and The Kiss"

We (straight people) are just as much at risk--what was the point? The point is, that it has become mainstream and accepted to be gay in this society now, so they can do that. Only three years ago, ho ... Since Roseanne, and specifically the time of this kiss, there have been many more gay characters on mainstream television. "Melrose Place" has two gay men, and one of the times that I watched the show ...

(5 pages) 82 1 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Legalizing Marijuana

Should Marijuana be Legalized?The proposal for legalizing drugs has entered the mainstream of public debate in recent years, mostly focusing on marijuana. This brings about the fol ...

(11 pages) 1047 8 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Loving in Truth: Creating a Society of Living in Harmony in the 21st Century

ulthood unprepared to parent, unprepared to be productively employed and unprepared to share in the mainstream aspirations.Various programs are springing up to help children. However, like the welfare ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Critical Analysis Of "Identity risis" by Minabrere Ibelema , and "Oppositional Dress"by Elisabeth Wilson

In Minabrere Ibelema's essay 'Identity Crisis', Ibelemasuggests that the mainstream american culture is so powerful thatall cultures conform to it. Ibelema does this by show ... r, what they do isbriefly address a cultural story line for one episode, but thenrevert back to the mainstream anglo programming. On theotherhand, Elizabeth Wilson says in her essay 'OppositionalDress ... alDress' that sub cultures do exist in society and are strongenough to resist assimilation into the mainstream, and stillexist on their own terms. Wilson proves her point by givingexamples of sub cult ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Therapeutic Touch, its effectiveness on surgical incision site pain

shown to decrease patients anxiety levels and increase their pain tolerance levels when other more mainstream therapies have not been completely effective. 'Therapeutic touch is a process by which en ...

(11 pages) 165 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hacking to Peaces

f the road is like a good hacker. Hacking is the way to torment people on the Internet. Most of the mainstream hacking community feel that it is their right to confuse others for their entertainment. ...

(5 pages) 99 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Difference between Sephardic and Ashkenazi Judaism

odern Jewish history. Their developement is however, thoughnot as influential upon the flow of the 'mainstream' history as that of theAshkenazi jewry, is nevertheless an area of interest to anyone und ...

(8 pages) 79 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

"Das Kapital" -explains and analyzes Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" -Reccomends book to future students of my economics class

o often Marx's writings are quickly discarded as simple communist propaganda and ignored by today's mainstream intellectual society. Capital is nothing of the sort. It is in fact an in depth descripti ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Globalisation in Asian Countries

ersive intent, it can widen the economic divide in and between nations, create a global monoculture mainstream and aggregate power to certain factions and interests. Globalisation can become capitalis ...

(12 pages) 234 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is Politics? The essay is written by looking at politics as it has universaly become known and what politics may really be underneath all of these assumptions.

ions that we may hold on to as humans. This leaves this work open to attack, as it may deviate from mainstream academic assumptions and indeed requirements about how such a question should be answered ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This is an essay on drugs and the legalization of them. It was turned in and convinced many of those to whom I had presented it to.

Why not take a little escape from reality?The request for legalizing drugs has entered the mainstream of public debates in recent years, mostly focusing on marijuana. This brings about the fo ...

(5 pages) 131 2 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Once Upon three Homes: Talk American ,boy!

immigrants. Due to this there is a very visible distinction between the Hispanic community and the mainstream American community. It is true however that the consciousness of national or ethnic origi ... e Latino who had the opportunity to succeed and become educated. He was able to assimilate into the mainstream society of America, and take advantage of its resources. As we could see in the play, Dav ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Dirk Van der Elst's "Culture as Given, Culture as Choice".

that everyone is multi-ethnic and multi-racial in some fashionEven when discussing the contemporary mainstream political debate over what constitutes 'multiculturalism,' it is common cultural phrasing ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bram Stocker's "Dracula".

and beginning 19th centuries, another genre dominated the literature. The roman or romance was the mainstream tendency in those books. These stories featured a love theme, and usually had a brave her ...

(4 pages) 87 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How does the Juvenile Justice system define the 'norm' for mainstream youth?

1.How does the Juvenile Justice system (or the Education System) define the 'norm' for mainstream youth? What does its treatment of young people (as opposed to its treatment of adults) sa ...

(6 pages) 246 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Beijing Opera (or Peking Opera) .

Hubei and Anhui troupes often jointly performed in the stage. The combination gradually formed the mainstream of Beijing Opera's melodies. One of the rare forms of entertainment, it was favored by pe ...

(2 pages) 78 2 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Cloning: The Future of the World?

might even opt to reproduce themselves if possible. So when the topic of cloning begins hitting the mainstream, it's no surprise. After all, there are days when all of us would appreciate having a "tw ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Compromises of Alternative Therapy.

s of diseases. This is an up-and-coming therapeutic practice that is developing its treatment for a mainstream consumer base, called alternative therapy, although it is not currently considered a conv ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Social Impacts of Technology: Analysis of the Telephone.

the majority of its users. This is what often occurs once a new technology breaks its way into the mainstream of society. The tool's applications become a natural part of daily life and most people n ... n that the majority of homes today contain telephones. In fact, the telephone has not only become a mainstream tool, it has become one of the largest highways for communication traffic in the world. T ...

(13 pages) 381 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Netto case study -marketing.

ing "basic" shopping - you can save a good money (pounds) a week and do "top up shopping" at a more mainstream supermarket.Fewer products on sale at Netto are brand name, so you know that you are ...

(7 pages) 174 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing