Essays Tagged: "Status quo"

Painting in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

for their training, subject matter, style, andpurpose. While many artists and critics promoted the status quo, others sought change,seeing validity in new themes and new approaches. To many artists, ...

(6 pages) 279 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Human Cloning Should Not Be Banned.

h in animal testing, infertility and the most important, disease research and possible cures.As the status quo stands, cloning of humans has a ban. I am advocating a change. We need this change to be ...

(12 pages) 707 3 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Existentialist Darwism and Neo-isolationist Rejection in Camus' "The Stranger"

n and logic are ultimately the essence ofhumanity, and that societal premonitions and an irrelevant status quo serve only to perpetuate afalse sense of truth.Meursault's virtue, as well as his undoing ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Racism now. This essays contains a historical background of Malcolm X and how he might feel/think about racism nowadays.

ullet. And if you're not ready to get involved with either one of these, you are satisfied with the status quo. That means we'll have to change you." (Malcolm X) Malcolm was a man that dreamed of a se ...

(3 pages) 223 3 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Christianity in Dostoyevsky's "Crime and punishment". An overview

ies of the intelligentsia, radical students and middle class intellectuals violently opposed to the status quo in Nineteenth-Century Russia (Morsm 50). Dostoyevsky revolutionary stirrings were not unn ...

(10 pages) 140 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Press and Political Revolution

same moment) the press is usually one of the instruments used by the state in order to maintain the status quo. However, during times of political unrest it is often the press who becomes the major an ...

(10 pages) 175 0 4.0 Nov/1993

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Juvenile crime

g government programs that will decrease thenumber of crimes committed by minors. Contention I: The status quo is onlyharming the people of the united states by remaining. Subpoint A: It has becomecle ... ockets than the localgovernments and therefore the affirmative plan is more cost effective than the statusquo. Money that the states need for schools can be conserved. When comparingthe revenues of a ...

(5 pages) 245 1 5.0 Dec/1996

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

Finely v. the National Endowment for the Arts: One Battle in America's War over the Arts

ded down a decision in the case of National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley deciding to uphold the status quo. In an eight to one decision the Supreme Court upheld that Section 954(d)(1), the "decenc ... blic funding of the arts and artistic expression in the United States, and by simply up holding the status quo appears to be one of the lesser declarations by the Supreme Court in the area of First Am ...

(7 pages) 85 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


unfortunate,but are actually rich... in spirit. They are good people. They do notcomplain with the status quo but enjoy what they have, which is anadmirable trait for people in any standing. The old ...

(7 pages) 57 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison of Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcom X.

ullet. And if you're not ready to get involved with either one of those, you are satisfied with the status quo. That means we'll have to change you." (Malcom X) While Martin Luther King promoted non-v ...

(7 pages) 200 1 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reaction Paper to Christine A. Smith's "Women, Weight, and Body Image".

size, men who valued thinness could certainly still satisfy themselves by comparing sizes. And so, status quo would prevail; men not inclined to date relatively larger females still wouldn't be doing ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social and Economic equality - is it feasible in today's world?

seen by many as an attempt by the elite (who currently benefit from their position) to preserve the status quo. An even wider range of opinion would agree that economic equality is not feasible option ... homeless person were to each carry out a similar crime, in spite of the vast difference in economic status and power between the two persons, they would in theory be treated equally in the eyes of the ...

(7 pages) 163 0 3.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Managerial Plans in Building an Innovative Organization.

ugh steps and process to embrace innovation. One of the first plans is to continually challenge the status quo. "Managers must constantly disrupt the status quo and create new ideas" (Buhler, 2002). M ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Peter Shaffer's Equus: Concept of Normalcy.

role as a child psychiatrist in real life. His function in society is fundamental inmaintaining the status quo. He rips the innards from the children in his dream and in existent life he tears the ind ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

America in 1968.

. Some shared with the beat writers and poets of the late fifties, a deep disillusionment with this status quo, a restless yearning for something more than a "realistic" conformity. Others had been ar ...

(8 pages) 116 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Drugs in society.

the early nineteenth century, dealing more with socio-economic power struggles and maintaining the status quo with minorities at the bottom rung of the economic ladder than the highly touted moral ag ...

(11 pages) 362 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Were the founding fathers elitists?

approbation, showing a genuine desire to please the people.The New Jersey Plan clearly followed the status quo set forth by the Articles of Confederation and did not contain a strong central governmen ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marxist Media Theory.

concepts.Marxist theorists tend to emphasize the role of the mass media in the reproduction of the status quo, in contrast to liberal pluralists who emphasize the role of the media in promoting freed ...

(17 pages) 426 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Mary Church Terrell and Ida B. Wells: Where They Gentile Militants? or Plain Radicals of the Late 19th Century?

deconstruct preexisting norms of society, two women found the courage and strength to challenge the status quo (White protestant males) on the issues of race equality, anti-lynching, suffrage, and wom ... talks. In addition, Terrell was extremely light in complexion, which of its own accord elevated her status. Sharon Harley writes, " was Terrell's leadership ability and good breeding, and social ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Was nationalism the most important force of change in Europe up to 1870? Justify your answer.

from taking place in Europe: it aimed to "turn to clock back", restoring old order, and preserve a "status quo" to maintain balance of power and stability in return for peace. Changes made to it start ... to challenge Britain, while France, being defeated in the Franco-Prussia War suffered a blow in her status. There have also been changes in the international relationships. The powers had maintain an ...

(5 pages) 133 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History