Essays Tagged: "social situations"

Get Your ROLE On. Playing Multiple Roles.

better place. As human beings, we fall victims to our minds, our own logical reasoning, and to our social situations and their inherent "performances."Erving Goffman speaks on this subject of everyda ... cial interaction, the impact of environment, and the psychology of the individual. He mentions that social interaction can be viewed as a sort of "performance," shaped by environment and audience, con ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An essay(with outline)on the novel by Caroline Knapp titled Drinking: A Love Story

comes uncontrollable as a result.I. Introduction to drinkingA. Her familyB. How it makes her feel1. Social reasons2. Avoidance of self-awareness3. Physical SymptomsII. What is an alcoholic?A. "Skid ro ... ic"III. Is heredity a factor?A. Her fatherB. Other familiesIV. Discomfort + drink = no discomfortA. Social situationsV. Public vs. private drinkingA. No holds barred drinkingB. Maintaining the fa&cced ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social and Emotional Learning

h well-developed emotional skills are aware of and understand their feelings and emotions. People's social skills are those required when associating with a group. People with healthy emotional and so ... re likely to have a positive self-image, be self assured and independent. They are able to share in social situations as well as win and lose graciously. They are able to think, problem solve, and mak ...

(4 pages) 146 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Nobility and Violence: Chivalry in Medieval Europe. French and English chivalry examined, its origins, institutions, and guiding philosophies. Primarily the work of Painter and Kaueper contrasted.

lence. On one hand, a chivalrous knight was expected to have perfect manners, to be full at ease in social situations, treat women according to the doctrines of courtly love, and always be honorable i ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Social aspects of the church.

SOCIAL ASPECTS OF THE CHURCH.INTRODUCTIONA major characteristic of human society is the high degree ... E CHURCH.INTRODUCTIONA major characteristic of human society is the high degree to which almost all social situations are structured. This structuring is not always apparent. When you see a friend in ... g patterns can be accurately described and predicted, and thus a clearer understanding of the human social condition may be achieved.BACKGROUND ON RELIGION FOR SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLORATIONReligion is comm ...

(25 pages) 534 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Culture variations of Aesthetic ideals.

guilty, they receive less severe sentences. (Raftery) The 'bias for beauty' operates in almost all social situations - all experiments show we react more favorably to physically attractive people.(Ra ... sically attractive people possess other desirable characteristics such as intelligence, competence, social skills, confidence - even moral virtue. (The good fairy/princess is always beautiful; the wic ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Absolutism in France versus Constitutional Monarchy in England. The political, economic, religous and social effects on England and France.

interesting to compare. The foremost of these aspects being the political, economic, religious and social situations. Despite numerous similarities in some of these categories, the extreme difference ... ngland.Society during the reign of Louis XIV was very traditional and did not change very much. The social classes remained very rigid and stratified. The arts, however, flourished under his rule beca ...

(9 pages) 153 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Reputation and Socrates

Most people would agree that one's reputation is extremely important in nearly all social situations. Whether it is making a huge business deal or going on a first date, a person's re ...

(5 pages) 89 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Compare and Contrast: Communication Between Men and Women/Self explanatory

at may cause interference between both sexes. Why do we differ so much to often cause uncomfortable social situations between each other? This question is often answered by understanding simple social ... erstanding simple social observations of both sexes as adults and as children.American men are more social in public than women who seem to be more social in more intimate situations like at home with ...

(3 pages) 243 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Task: In a well-organized essay, briefly summarize the King's thoughts and analyze how the diction, imagery, and syntax help to convey his state of mind.

ucture.Interestingly, Henry's combination of concrete and figurative language to describe different social situations creates an atmosphere of polarity. While a repetition of rhetorical questions exem ... t after much indignation he finally reaches a point of resignation. He realizes that his privileged social position does not help him curry favor from sleep. The king accepts his burden of discomfort ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Influence of Punk on Society and Mainstream Fashion

ic, but also through its fashion. The youths who proceeded to follow punk, were reacting to current social situations in the 1970's and doing so by expressing themselves through music, clothing, and v ... mpact it has bestowed on our culture.The punk movement began in the early 1970's and challenged the social norms of society. Punk has its initial American roots in New York City; however, it is argued ...

(5 pages) 128 2 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Case study on the the socialisation of children into sport and physical activity

Haywood (1995) and McPherson and Brown (1988), on the factors identified as being important to the socialisation of children into sport and physical activity.Throughout these readings, there were thr ... and physical activity.Throughout these readings, there were three major elements identified in the socialisation process, which lead individuals to learn about their societal role. These three elemen ...

(11 pages) 69 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Social anxiety in "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner, "The Man Who Was Almost a Man" by Richard Wright and, "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

According to the Social Anxiety Network, "Social anxiety is a fear of social situations and the interaction with othe ... ial anxiety is a fear of social situations and the interaction with other people." Put another way, social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, lea ... people, leading to feelings of inadequacy, embarrassment, humiliation, and depression. People with social anxiety may know that their anxiety is irrational and does not make "head" sense. Nevertheles ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How I saved a friend from an eating disorder

t this girl never expressed joy on our way to the dining hall; sometimes she even avoided meals and social situations where food was present. When she ate with the rest of us, she always looked for lo ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The salem witch trials and mass hysteria

e, dizziness, nausea, breathlessness, and general weakness. Motor hysteria is common in intolerable social situations such as strict school and religious settings where discipline is excessive. Sympto ... the mass media; rumors; extraordinary anxiety or excitement; cultural beliefs and stereotypes; the social and political context; and reinforcing actions by authorities such as politicians, or institu ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sociology:dimensions of inequality

'Sociology is the study of human social life, groups and societies' (Giddens, 1993). Sociology is concerned with the small things lik ... ory of things as opposed to just what's on the surface. Studying sociology is being able to look at social situations in a wider context than your own personal view. Having the ability to do this is r ... , everyday routine. However on closer inspection we realise the significance of it. It has become a social ritual we all feel obliged to comply with in order to conform. Coffee is a socially acceptabl ...

(9 pages) 204 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Critical Journal Reflection

laysian and Australian backgrounds. We have applied our differing cultural backgrounds to different social situations illuminate some of the difficulties that may be faced when doing business with peo ... ralian cultural understandings differ in areas such as the family, building trust and loyalties and social 'niceties' are explored. The implications of these different understandings are then applied ...

(6 pages) 153 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Social Perception

extra money babysitting to save for college. These kinds of assumptions are an excellent example of social perception.Social perception is the process through which people interpret information about ... t information about others, draw inferences about them, and develop mental representations of them. Social perceptions are made up mostly by schemas. Schemas are the mental representations about peopl ...

(4 pages) 156 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Bi Polar Disorder

ne fact in which we are sure of is that bipolar disorder severely affects the ability to perform in social situations. It is because of its' symptoms that we must remain active in searching for its ca ... entioned above, though it is not recommended for those receiving ECT, as they are most commonly antisocial and would not benefit from group discussions. Research shows that group participation also he ...

(4 pages) 45 0 1.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Pygmalion Effect

which the Pygmalion Effect operates and provide evidence of its effect in relevant case studies and social situations.The Pygmalion Effect, popularised by George Bernard Shaw's novel "Pygmalion" can b ... y.On the other hand we have already seen the Pygmalion effect working in a positive manner. Another social situation in which it may be operating is when it comes to positions of authority. A man in u ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers