Essays Tagged: "social movements"

Chinese Economic Reform under Communist Rule

eaders that economic reform was necessary. During his tenure as China's premier, Mao had encouraged social movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution which had had as their b ... which altered the leadership's perception of the factors that affect China's national security and social stability' (Xu 247). But Shirk feels that, in those pre-Tienenmen days, such a move came abou ...

(18 pages) 486 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Concept of Leadership

think of great political leaders: Washington, Churchill, Roosevelt. We may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Caesar Chavez. We may think of spiritual leaders: Jesu ... ve job outcomes and, finally, positive rewards.Transactional leadership is based on the notion of a social exchange; leaders control followers' behaviors by imposing authority and power on the one han ...

(34 pages) 5195 8 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

We Are a Nation of Domination - The Black Panthers

uggling to achieve civil rights, and who could forget about the gay movement. However, one of these social movements had a more influential and important impact than the others. Indeed it was the Blac ... s a progressive political organization that stood in the vanguard of the most powerful movement for social change in America since the Revolution of 1776 and the Civil War: that dynamic episode genera ...

(5 pages) 73 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women to Lead the Human Rights Revolution

Looking at the history of social movements in the 20th Century, one realizes that increasingly women service the various socia ... ty of human rights for all. Men must realize that they are narrowing the agenda and inhibiting true social change toward peace and democratization when they keep women out of leadership positions. On ... en must join women in promoting and protecting women's human rights as part of the larger agenda of social change. As leaders, women need to adopt the notion of human rights as fully comprehensive. Th ...

(9 pages) 132 3 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Philosophy on Leadership

of great political leaders: Washington, Churchill, and Roosevelt. They may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Harriet Tubman. They may think of spiritual leader ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Foreign policy and national defense

ents responsibilities in foreign policy? Congress?5. How do American Business, interest groups, and social movements play a role in Foreign policy?6. How much should Americans as citizens of democracy ... e President though and help with his decision making.How do American Business, interest groups, and social movements play a role in Foreign policy?According to The Struggle for Democracy (chapter 18, ...

(7 pages) 199 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Globalization: the effect on europe

products and finances, ideas and cultures circulate more freely. As a result, laws, economies, and social movements are forming at the international level. Many politicians, academics, and journalist ... globalization means uprooting old ways of life and threatening livelihoods and cultures.The global social justice movement, itself a product of globalization, proposes an alternative path, more respo ...

(19 pages) 645 0 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Pro-Choice social movement

Social movements are an enduring force throughout history. Even today we face choices of whether to ... ent is a multi-faceted movement that is for resisting change of the Pro life movement. Unlike other social movements, the Pro-Choice movement has maintained its power even after apparent victory was a ... into this century and beyond. The emergence of the Pro-Choice movement did not occur via the usual social movement routes. Most social movements emerge from within established institutions, with supp ...

(4 pages) 54 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Leadership: The Difference with Management.

think of great political leaders: Washington, Churchill, Roosevelt. We may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Caesar Chavez. We may think of spiritual leaders: Jesu ... , Mohammed, Mother Teresa. In our 'visions of leadership', we invite only corporate leaders and not social, political or environmental leaders. But, an exploration of leadership quickly takes us beyon ...

(6 pages) 535 0 3.4 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Right to die - Social Movements

o you find more compelling? Why?Sociologists have developed a number of theoretical explanations of social movements. Identify the six theoretical approaches noted in the text and provide an account o ... of each? On the basis of this material, do you think we have developed an adequate understanding of social movements? Why or why not?With advances in medical technology today, people are living longer ...

(2 pages) 89 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Birth Of A Nation

on pictures can reflect, reinforce, and reform society. At their best, they can strengthen positive social movements. At their worst, they can glorify the abomination of man. Together, however, they c ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


On examining the relationship between social movements and social change, feminism, often used to refer to the women's movement which bega ... n's movement which began in the late 18th century and continues to campaign for complete political, social and economic equality between men and women, will reflect an extensive concentration of ideol ... ch pay attention to rights of women and their position in society and culture as well as advocating social order. The importance of feminism liberation upon social policy via the role of the governmen ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Black Panthers

BLACK PANTHERS A Brief History Throughout the years we have been taught in brief about the social movements shaping the ultimate Civil Rights Movement. However, very rarely has it been a poss ... ise to the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Panther Party is a prime example of a widely dispersed, socially based program to African Americans. Originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, it ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


The Progressive Philosophy: --While it is always dubious to generalize too much about social movements, there were some overarching principles that helped define Progressivism: o ... ore aggressive federal government to regulate business and more active local governments to provide social services, including sewage systems, schools, and other public works.o Beliefs in Effi ... belief that government could and would solve the ails of society.o Adherence to "Christian Social Justice": At the same time, people accepted the idea of "environmental determinism," that one ...

(1 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Resource Dependence Perspective

lso suggest some intriguing possible embellishments of the theory…the level of and nature of social organization found early in the history of many industries or organizational populations&hell ... tions in the origin periods of industry typically look and feel to sociologists like the actions of social movements…telephony, automobiles, labor unions, credit unions, and HMO's" (Handel, p. ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Support of Eugenics Using Darwinian Principles

of evolution, he probably never envisioned that his scientific theories would spawn groundbreaking social movements. However, after he suggested that nature influenced humans like all other living or ... , examining human society through a naturalistic perspective became the newly adopted trend amongst social scientists. Eugenics emerged during this period as a powerful social movement preoccupied wit ...

(6 pages) 30 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Understanding Society

ples: Culture, the movement of goods and labour between different countries, in addition to the way social movements are connected in pursuit of a common goal.Culture sums up many connotations; in thi ... in on already overworked public services and relativity low unemployment.Diani (1992, p3) defines a social movement as 'networks of informal interaction between plurality of individuals, groups and an ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Charlotte perkins gilman

iety's progress. She was an extraordinary woman who waged a lifelong battle against the restrictive social codes for women in late nineteenth-century America.Mrs. Gilman was born Charlotte Anna Perkin ... cally from her home, husband, and finally her daughter, and by taking part in and writing about the social movements of the day. Later in life she married her first cousin, George Gilman, and again su ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Do science and technology provide a solid base fo

acting upon certain ideas upon which they are in agreement. Comparatively it differs from all other social movements since its common ideas are not the result of philosophic agreement. Technocracy doe ... ers but also teachers and experts in departments that are remotely necessary for the operation of a social norm. One may argue upon the failures of engineers and expansionists in the field of technolo ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Modernism And Picasso

and economic change, space exploration, a population increase, medical and public health advances, social movements, and the atomic bomb. It was amongst all tis that the period of modernism emereged. ...

(5 pages) 98 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists