Essays Tagged: "sociological"

Campus Secuirty and your rights paper for a cj class

rder (Berk, 1992). Lawrence W. Sherman and Douglas A. Smith have written an article in the American Sociological Review which states that despite deterrence theories, arrest had no overall crime reduc ...

(7 pages) 91 0 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Does an Arrest Deter Crime?. Refers to the article in the American Sociological Review. Lawrence W. Sherman and Douglas A. Smith

rder (Berk, 1992). Lawrence W. Sherman and Douglas A. Smith have written an article in the American Sociological Review which states that despite deterrence theories, arrest had no overall crime reduc ...

(7 pages) 134 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Film/Video testimony of the Holocaust. includes an excerpt from ""Night" by Ellie Wiesel.

events there seems an almost unending need for their retelling. A narration back into the apparent sociological standard which they defy.Film/Video testimony and written text are two forms of Holocau ...

(8 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Genetics of Violence

IntroductionWe, in the 1990's, are slowly and inevitably being faced with the sociological and biological implications of impending genetic power. This power is analytical, in su ...

(11 pages) 281 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Australia as a patriarchal society

For centuries, the role of women in society has been carefully defined by a patriarchal sociological system. Up until the 1960's it was considered a woman's national duty to reproduce and ... amp; Campbell, 1991). All qualities, of course that makes a woman 'less' of a woman in conservative sociological eyes. Within school systems, a report dealing with sexism in education (1977) by the NS ... t, they put all the money into the education of boys" (Encel & Campbell, 1991, p.47). Girls are sociologically confined to areas such as art, fashion, commercial secretarial courses and hairdressi ...

(9 pages) 118 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The concept of the veil in islamic countries and how it may be discriminated in some other forgein countries

ol of the Muslim woman. Ahmed said in his book: "The Hijab or the veil presents us with some useful sociological insights into Muslim society"(160). Some may think that it is just a tradition or a cul ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Dating and Self Esteem

Personal Advertisements." The article waswritten by Paul Yelsma and Paul L. Wienir. It appears in "Sociological Spectrum" forJanuary - March 1996.The research method used in this article was a questi ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Effects of Family Structure of Origin on Offspring Cohabitation Duration

e understand cohabitation. Different tests, exams, and observations have been produced to exam this sociological question.Researchers on the contrary have decided that children of divorce are compared ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ntexts. In a very broad context, media use it almost daily to refer to a wide variety of political, sociological, eviromental, and economic change.The business world, however, uses this term in a much ...

(3 pages) 460 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Vulgar rap lyrics, thier causes, effects, etc.

k through history for examples and patterns that are not merely short term anomalies, but objective sociological patterns. Music is undoubtedly very important to a large number of individuals which ma ...

(2 pages) 212 4 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The best and worst theories that discribe why crimes happen (eg biological, psychological and sociological.

st describe why crime happens. The three major theories of crime are: biological, psychological and sociological. In further examining this paper you will see discussions of personal opinions of the a ..."The next theory that I will discuss is the sociological theory. The sociological theory states that external factors trigger criminal behavior. ...

(3 pages) 223 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

What does it mean to 'think sociologically'? Illustrate your answer with examples from sociological research and from your own experience.

A key part of engaging in sociology is to adopt a sociological viewpoint or 'think sociologically'. Etymologically, sociology is the 'study of society ... 't differentiate sociology from other forms of social study. Hence, many begin to describe thinking sociologically by what it is not - it is not thinking politically, thinking anthropologically, think ... logically, for example (Berger 1966: 11-36; Reiss 1968: 2-3). Others try to determine the nature of sociological thinking by detailing practical phenomena which can be thought about such as social sys ...

(8 pages) 413 3 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Growth of Population in Eighteenth Century England.

lion . But why did this huge increase in population occur? The answer can be found by observing the sociological and biological changes that occurred in Britain during this period. Specifically, the i ... ely that agricultural output had a major effect on marriage.Another explanation for this comes from sociological changes taking place in Britain at the time. Explicitly, a decline in agricultural empl ...

(4 pages) 49 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A legal analysis of Canadian laws regarding censorship.

imits must be imposed to prevent abuse of personal information. This is especially evident in three sociological fields: daily life, Internet communications, and art. Numerous bills have been passed a ...

(10 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Story of Humanity Retold.

ements from our past and present to fashion epic narratives and myths for a variety of existential, sociological, and religious ends. Humans do not come into the world with a given relationship to it; ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


s to explore some of the many aspects that make up our sexuality and to explore these issues from a sociological constructionist's view and from an essentialist view.The essentialist explanation of se ...

(6 pages) 247 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

A document on music.

a huge impact on the everyday lives of individuals in America today. It is an important part of the sociological self, which causes a person to feel and act in a certain manner. Sensual guitar playing ... certain type of music is playing. Through a few experiences and observances, I have discovered the sociological importance of different music in the lives of many students. At many heavy metal and ro ...

(6 pages) 49 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Kate chopin's "The Awakening"

were expected to fulfill their role. The book delineates the injustices of society, like that of a sociological novel. Set in Creole society in the late 1800s, The Awakening as depicted by kate chopi ...

(3 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Our prespective from a functionalist and conflicts theory about discrmination in private clubs.

e race or gender should not have to open their doors to others. We defend this policy by offering a sociological and ethical argument.Sociological ArgumentCurrently, there are not any laws that forbid ...

(8 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This essay is about the drug ecstacy and why people use it

t until the 20th century, during the infamous 60's and 70's, that drug usage and addiction became a sociological issue. With the emergence of this time period also came the birth of designer drugs (dr ...

(3 pages) 91 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays