Essays Tagged: "small groups"

Common Pagan Rituals and Beliefs

elief of doing good that is common to most forms of paganism. Another common belief, is to gather insmall groups, called covens, to practice pagan rites and ceremonies with others. There are manyancie ... ,the Law of Knowledge, states that witches believe that all knowledge is power, no matter how big orsmall (Bonewits N. p.). A related law, the Law of Self-Knowledge, states that witches should truly k ...

(6 pages) 162 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

the causes domestic Violence

for the murders of several men.Violence is a very broad topic, although it is categorized into many small groups. There is domestic violence, juvenile violence, hate violence, terrorist violence, and ... rder was Nicole Brown Simpson's husband, Orenthal James Simpson.Page 2I am from Towanda, which is a small rural town in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The population of Towanda is roughly 2,200 people ...

(10 pages) 531 1 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

William Gibson and the internet

ate that the media have to take it seriously.This new form of communication was mainly populated by small groups of communities, but now that it is getting much easier to access the web these groups a ... omputer-generated info-domains are the next frontiers.F) there is better living through chemistry.G)Small groups or individual 'console cowboys' can wield tremendous power over governments. corporatio ...

(20 pages) 268 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

On native Americans and blacks in America

h was a lie.        America has always been a pluralistic society, brokeninto small groups with symbolic boundaries separatingdifferent sects. Positively, the pluralistic soci ...

(3 pages) 130 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Governments in the movie "Star War" vs governments in the home

rm of government is a direct democracy as shown bythe Ewoks. The Ewoks probably started out as many small groups that lived separate from oneanother and grew into what they are now through the evoluti ... on with the policy for the building.Another basic type of government is a dictatorship where only a small group orone person have control of a group of people. There is two different examples of a dic ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Medievil Society in Relationship to The Name of The Rose by Umberto Eco and The Return of Martin Guerre by Natalie Zemon Davis. A comparisson of the two books and how they relate to medievil history.

f life for a lot of the monks in the Middle Ages. Monastery life also called monasticism, rose from small groups of devout Christians. These groups of people wanted to lead a more perfect life that wa ... towns were located on lords land the towns still incorporated feudalism. Most of the villages were small and located at easy trade routes. Many the villagers were poor. Many of them could not read or ...

(8 pages) 88 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This paper is about the how the intelligence community functioned prior to the 9/11/01 attacks.

cused on Russia and other nuclear threats of the Cold War. During the Cold War terrorism existed in small groups sponsored by either rich private citizens or other countries that could afford the terr ... s in the civilian sector that have cable modems and cell phones are now even capable of downloading small files. The imagery field could have a new face within the next couple of years with good direc ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.7 May/2003

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

Machiavellian Monkeys, James Shreeve, Discover, June 1991.

rs and lorises, and concluded that social primates exhibit this intelligence and those that live in small groups or in solitude do not.First, let's examine the term Machiavellian. The dictionary defin ...

(3 pages) 34 0 2.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

This essay discusses one of the sections of Buddhism.

truth. No one knows the origins to Mahayana Buddhism, although the movement was probably started by small groups of religious individuals in northern India as well as Central Asia. Presently, most fol ...

(5 pages) 165 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The first americans.

ttlements in North America as early as 8000 BC and possibly much earlier. These migrants drifted in small groups to North America and came in five different waves.These early immigrants survived the h ... ructed snug homes and wore the furs of their prey on their backs. They survived on their hunting of small animals and fishing (except for the Red Paint People).This first wave of immigrants became the ...

(8 pages) 264 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Green History of the World - The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting. A summary of the book and his theory

building, cooking or building canoes.The main theme of the book is that once humans progressed past small groups of hunter gathers they began to strain the ability of the land to repair itself. Even t ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Cree Indians of North America

of Native American people. They're origin is southern Canada and northern America. The Cree live in small groups called bands which are named after the places where they live. Some of the bands are th ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Workplace Observations

ilt around the premise of having self-directed or self-managed work teams. These work teams will be small groups of people empowered to manage themselves and their work on a day-to-day basis. Everyone ...

(5 pages) 487 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Pros and Cons of Lenski's Socio-Cultural Developement

ey all did basically the same thing, therefore, more equality in their society. They also lived in small groups instead of large communities, so they were more socially intertwined. Some of the nega ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Facts About Cooperative Learning

Cooperative learning is the use of small groups in the classroom so that students work together to maximize their own and each other's ... d each other's learning (Eggen, 279). The idea is not complicated. Class members are organized into small groups after receiving initial instruction from the teacher (Eggen, 280-281). They then work t ... member must be liable for contributing his or her share of the work (Eggen, 280). By keeping groups small, there is greater individual responsibility (Sadker, 106). Each person in the group is vital, ...

(4 pages) 149 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"A pre-emptive strike against a potentially belligerent nation state is a legitimate form of self-defence." Is this a sound policy for the future?

] the perilous crossroads of radicalism and technology coupled with the ability of weak nations and small groups to attain the catastrophic power of striking with chemical, biological and nuclear weap ... new thinking…"A world in which rouge states ('weak nations') and international terrorists ('small groups') threaten the US and other liberal democracies, potentially with weapons of mass destr ...

(10 pages) 122 0 4.0 May/2004

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

Is australian surflifesaving used as a commodity?

.As surf bathing grew rapidly in popularity, its dangers just as rapidly became apparent. Therefore small groups of experienced and regular surfers who were concerned with the rising incident of drown ...

(8 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Social Welfare Policy

ions. This type of practice is considered micropractice because it deals with people, families, and small groups. Now, when institutions are failing in helping clients and individuals meet their role ...

(8 pages) 167 1 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

About Primal Religions by: Katy Buxton

traight forward; religion originated with the original or primary source. "Since prehistoric times, small groups of people throughout the world have practiced their own unique forms of religion. Some ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

For a speech class, main topic is interpersonal communication and problem solving.

nning gives you an idea what the paper may best be used for. 1) On what kinds of problems do small groups tend to surpass even expert individuals as problem solvers? Why? In the vocabula ... rpass even expert individuals as problem solvers? Why? In the vocabulary used in the class a small group would solve a multi-faceted problem easier. A group allows you to draw on the expertise ...

(2 pages) 119 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies