Essays Tagged: "Social science"

Literary vs social science works of reading

Social Science and Literary Perspectives:Slave Trade and ColonialismThe African Slave Trade and Colo ... y as well as that of the entire World's population. Writers struggle with the contrasting styles of social science and literature to best ensure that knowledge is found through both realms in order fo ... a greater feel for the Slave Trade and Colonialism of Africa.What exactly do I mean by literary and social science perspectives? There is of course the dictionary's thought as to what each are: Imagin ...

(7 pages) 86 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Compare and contrast natural science and social science

Research and the SciencesThere has long been an ongoing argument: Is social science scientific? Which approach is better in conducting natural sciences and social scienc ... -deductive' approach may be applicable to the natural sciences while it does not relate well to the social sciences. By analyzing research from different levels, this essay presents a judgment that so ... sciences. First of all, the concept of research and science are given. Secondly, by accepting that social sciences are different from natural sciences, the features that identify social sciences from ...

(9 pages) 381 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Sleepers" by Lorenzo Caracttera.

e and culture. Comments will be made on any implications this may have, for my future practise as a social science worker.The novel Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcattera, unfolds the true account of friendsh ... Hell's Kitchen.The author portrays the young people as victims of their culture, they are agents of social change, and they learn to conform. As a result of the domestic abuse experienced in the famil ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The fiscal policy in economics.

Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of goods and ser ... The second action is government spending. This may take the form of wages to government employees, social security benefits, smooth roads, or fancy weapons. When the government spends, it transfers a ... in January 1945, giving the right to be employed. The 1950's brought automatic stabilizers such as Social Security and unemployment. These actions led to a great decade of prosperity of the American people.

(2 pages) 412 0 2.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Why were later 19th century social thinkers attracted to the idea of 'evolution'?

The idea of evolution had two broad attractions for social thinkers, one concerning its intellectual history, and the other concerning the political and ... a way to 'find its feet', while lending the factually-based credibility of the natural sciences to social science. As for the specific conclusions which social thinkers drew from the concept of 'evol ... from the concept of 'evolution', the biological conclusions of Darwin were used - in the guise of 'Social Darwinism' - to justify both empire-building and a lack of provision for the poor.It is worth ...

(8 pages) 113 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Similarities and differences between social science and natural science.

theory.I mention these thing just briefly. I'll discuss those thing more seriously after;So what is social science?The study of human society and of individual relationships in and to society. Also it ... be studied in the same manner as other phenomena in the natural world?Some people don't think that social science can be involved category of science. Because they don't think it is possible to submi ...

(3 pages) 152 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A comparison of two curricula from English education system

cts from one of the three sections listed in figure 1.Figure 1: Course unit outline.Science Social Science HumanitiesBiologyChemistryPlusMathematicsOrPsychology PsychologySocio ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Youth Delinquency

er is "not much". Education may help you get a more knowledge about math, English, hard-science and social science. Maybe academic skill can help youth to earn A, get a good job after graduate, yet it ... tudents live in a variety of society because students face all kinds of compulsions and attractions socially, culturally and the facts of reality. I Found out there are few risk factors which are dire ...

(5 pages) 191 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

You will drink the Kool Aid

Public relations (PR) is the art and social science of analyzing trends, predicting their consequences, counseling organization leaders, ... ture unpredictable; therefore not completely objective. PR practice also considers the inputs which social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, anthropology, and statistics) can contribute. For examp ... ational, unconscious motives that shape human behavior. Bernays saw public relations as an "applied social science" that uses insights from psychology, sociology, and other disciplines to scientifical ...

(6 pages) 219 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Emile Durheim

EMILE DURKHEIM'S SOCIOLOGY AS THE SCIENTIFICSTUDY OF SOCIAL FACTSINTRODUCTIONAny science that is 'born' usually has difficulty maturing. Hardly does it g ... ng to give Sociology a self-image and a general guiding rule that would make it stand as a field of social science. Over the years, critics have leveled criticisms towards Sociology as a new science w ... up with the idea of putting up a science, a field of study that would typically be concern with the social milieu, social institutions, and social organization as it affects man. Comte had assembled o ...

(25 pages) 150 1 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ways Art Is Present In My Life

We use the Arts as a means of touching that part of us that we cannot reach with Physical Science, Social Science, or any of the Humanities. The arts allow us to be as specific or as abstract as we p ...

(2 pages) 51 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Is Australia really easy going and egalitarian?

Lucianne WhiteAssessment 2Approaches to Social ScienceIntroduction:Australians regard themselves as easygoing and egalitarian and yet the Au ... st events and to relate them to one anotherand to the present', it can be classified as part of the social science.Men historically have always been the favoured sex. Men got to live their lives,vote, ... carryingplacards, some of which read "Housewives are unpaid slaves". Today women areopposed to any social roles being determined by sex. They assert the absolute andunqualified equality of men and wo ...

(8 pages) 60 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Alcohol Verses Marijuana The Differences on the roles they play in social issues.

ting people's mind and changing their behavior, drugs become one of the most threatening factors of social risk, resulting in increasing rates of mortality, aggressive and criminal behavior, and disso ... essive and criminal behavior, and dissolution of social ties.This paper is devoted to comparison of social science outcome characteristics for two of the most commonly used drugs in the groups of lega ...

(6 pages) 65 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Significance Of Race In Education

ogically distinct groups of persons who were alleged to have characteristics of an alterable nature.Social Science now recognised that race is a socially constructed categorisation which specifies rul ... rticularly African-Caribbean boys, who are being excluded from our schools" however the Governments social Exclusion Unit freely admits that the most successful attempts to prevent exclusions have bee ...

(13 pages) 279 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What challenges does Information Technology (I.T) pose for the historian?

During the past few years' students of Social Science, including History have come to recognise the immense value of the Information Techno ... e the immense value of the Information Technology (I.T) and computers as an aid to research. In the social sciences the computer has already become a basic tool, and historians, somewhat more slowly, ... But it is clear that only a beginning has been made in the application of the new technology to the social sciences and humanities. It is certain that gradually increasing use will result not only in ...

(8 pages) 89 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

John Maynard Keynes

tieth- century economics. He developed theories that were regarded as probably the most influential social science treatise of the 20th Century, in that it quickly and permanently changed the way the ...

(2 pages) 105 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Standards of Learning

g. The Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) test you in the areas of Mathematics, English, History, Social Science, and Science. The purpose of the SOLs at certain grades (3, 5, and 8) and in high sch ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Consumer Behaviour

able and significant way.'The study of consumer behaviour is at this time seen as a 'behavioural or social science.' There are many that would challenge that this is a misnomer although it is not stri ... emphasises the marketing concept, that customer orientation is the key to an organisation's success.SOCIAL/CULTURAL INFLUENCES:CULTURE:People learn basic values, perception and wants from the family a ...

(10 pages) 638 2 4.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Using material from the items and elsewhere, briefly explain why some sociologists claim that the study of sociology cannot be scientific.

ologists claim that the study of sociology cannot be scientific.Sociology is often referred to as a social science. Whether or not it can be seen as a scientific discipline is one of the major debates ... of matter.Positivists claim natural science methods can be applied to sociology. They believe that social facts can be objectively measured and quantified. Correlations can be discovered through stat ...

(3 pages) 47 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Economics Overview

Overview EssayEconomics is the social science that studies the production, distribution,exchange, and consumption of goods and ...

(3 pages) 124 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing