Essays Tagged: "social attitudes"

Brave New World

of mind altering drugs. AldousHuxley's Brave New World warns of a possible future dystopia, based onsocial attitudes and medical advancements of his time.Huxley's future dystopia is created largely by ...

(4 pages) 182 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


aits, or intellectual abilities. In recent years, the definition for racism was modified to include social attitudes and occurrences. Racism usually takes the form of a claim that some human races are ... eryone today agrees with the statement suggesting that everyone deserves to be treated equal. Rapid social change also promotes racism. The sudden immigration of highly visible groups of foreigners, a ...

(4 pages) 74 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Is censorship strong enough in today's media?

radio programmes, news reports, tabloids, broadsheet papers and the Internet. In these modern times social attitudes have changed and censorship has adapted to meet these changes but there is a number ... mes and schools. The children of today cannot avoid the Internet, as it is part of their education, social life and a pleasurable pastime. You only have to turn on the news to see a report of a missin ...

(4 pages) 177 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Analyze and evaluate the importance of culture and language in a global business environment.

eurship, willingness to accept risk, politics, religion, customs, the role of the woman in society, social classes, respect of the law and social institutions, and their reflection on trade and busine ... utions, and their reflection on trade and business, should be examined very carefully.All the above social attitudes and a lot more, are part of culture and appear to be very important in a world-wide ...

(6 pages) 541 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

In an essay response discuss how The Case of Lady Sannox, the Cask of Amontillado, Murder on the Orient Express and Playback contribute to your understanding of the crime fiction genre.

an evolution since its beginnings in which the conventions of the genre have changed to reflect the social values at the time.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's writing is a reflection of the social attitudes a ... s his revenge with his wife morally chastised and Stone's career meaningless. The story tells us of social values of the time. It has an examination of gender, sexuality, and body image issues. The am ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Power point presentation on racism

omery, AlabamaCauses of segregationMedia examples of racismWhat is racism?The holding of derogatory social attitudes or cognitive beliefs towards members of a particular group on the account of their ... or exercise, on equal footing, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, or any other field of public life."Social function of prejudice & racismPrejud ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How Effective is Thomas Hardy's Short Story "Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver"

mour is generated, the importance in developing good characterisation and I will take a look at the social attitudes of women in the 19th century.The genre of the story gained popularity during the 19 ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Contradictions in Our Power

be a factor of oppression at another. For example, women were denied their own sexuality because of social attitudes, inadequate birth control, the shelter of the family, women's private role in the e ... sexual relations) as the crucial contradiction of sexism. However, these contradictions reflect the social relations of a sexist society, or institutions in which sexism occurs. Eliminating these "pri ...

(19 pages) 106 1 1.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparative Essay: To Kill A Mockingbird and Martin Luther King - 'I have a Dream' speech

prejudice and discrimination are what the composer thought is necessary to write in order to change social attitudes towards these issues. Both texts were written at a time when those who were oppress ... em not to do something again" This quote said by Atticus to Scout in an effort to teach Scout about social etiquette and morals. Atticus feels that he must have honesty in all sides of his life and th ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


to paint the ordinary life of every day people. And like Courbet, he had decided to paint about the social issues going on in France. Because of his social attitudes during this time period the painti ... nd canvas should be free to interpret the people life around him. If art is powerful enough to make social change then the artist should use it. Manet's later work would go on to be well received. Soo ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Western ideologies and Cinema: The Paralles between the Cold War and the movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers

estern culture, cinema plays a very large role in this story telling. Many movies accurately depict social attitudes, and individual behaviors of the American public. One of these movies is Invasion o ... e during the Cold War era. The plot of the story, along with the characters, describes the American social perspective of that time. For example, there is a very strong "Us Vs. Them" mentality in the ...

(4 pages) 42 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Family-Therapy Approach to Alcoholism and Addiction

tial contribution to the prevention of drugaddiction. This approach takes fully into account psycho-social relationshipsin families, particularly in families experiencing addiction, as well aschanges ... articularly in families experiencing addiction, as well aschanges in patterns of family life and in social attitudes towards addiction.Drug addiction is a manifestation of serious dysfunctional relati ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Discuss the way one or more groups of Australians are represented in film and to what extent this representation reflects wider social attitudes. Refer to at least one feature film you have studied.

The representation of certain groups of Australians in film does to some extent reflect wider social attitudes. The extent of the truth in these representations is obtainable in Japanese Story m ... oth Australian films construct representations of Australian women that do, to some extent, reflect social attitudes in Australia, while Sunday Too Far Away represents working class men precisely enou ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

Current Political Issues of the Older Adult

As people age, they experience changes in mental ability, social relations, and social status. Aging poses challenges to a person's sense of self. These chall ... and social status. Aging poses challenges to a person's sense of self. These challenges result from social attitudes toward older people, physical decline, and loss of social roles. Social psychologis ... s on their physical condition, intelligence, personality, coping styles, resources, gender, and the social world they live in. Life course researchers propose that three types of events shape a person ...

(6 pages) 129 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The definition of Public Relations

ckle what a person who works in public relations does. A public relations counsel man is an applied social scientist who advises a client on the social attitudes and actions he or she must take in ord ... s what changes in attitude and action are demanded to reach the highest point of adjustment to meet social goals. With this definition in mind, it becomes clear that PR also depends on the formation o ...

(3 pages) 239 0 2.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describe the setting of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck and explain why this is important

0s whilst the depression was occurring. It is important that the novella is set in this time as the social attitudes of the time such as prejudism towards Blacks and women are represented in key event ... e of the way she flaunts herself. Steinbeck has not even given her a name, thus also reflecting her social status, she is simply referred to as Curleys wife. The fact that she is married to Curley, th ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"Australian society is a tolerant society which readily accepts difference." Discuss.

ure explains how society has acted towards his cultural differences, and the repercussions of these social attitudes.The Argentine culture embraces values such as: regarding cousins as "best friends", ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Virgina Woolf

Many times, we see in works of literature, ideas of social attitudes toward women. In these two passages, women are portrayed with a low class value, ma ... lay of Shakespeare, but for the reason being that they didn't have the free will to write them, for social practices and cultural beliefs prevented them from pursuing such a goal. Woolf continues on, ... g them from pursuing their goal.Women do deserve a chance at pursuing their goals in life. Negative social attitudes towards women shouldn't stop them from achieving these goals, though we see that th ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How has the film 10 "Things I Hate About You" drawn on the value system of the earlier text The Taming of the Shrew in order to express its ideas?

in 10 Things, the themes are still the same. Problems of human relationships and the importance of social structures are present in both texts. The characters of 10 Things may use the language of the ... are retained in 10 Things.Taming of the Shrew is a study of human relationships in a society where social hierarchy and social attitudes affect almost all aspects of the lives of our community.The Pa ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Suicide - A Growing Epidemic

and what society's attitudes are about suicide in order to gain perspective on preventing it. These social attitudes that are held often form obstacles to being able to prevent suicides from occurring ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers