Essays Tagged: "theoretical approaches"

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research: Strenghs and Weaknesses

, justice and the pursuit of knowledge (Evers and Walker, 1998: 29). In science, there are two main theoretical approaches to research. The Quantitative tradition relies on numerical data and has been ... rs use different sets of data, different types of analyses, different researchers, and/or different theoretical perspectives to study one particular phenomenon. As in traditional qualitative research, ...

(13 pages) 1052 2 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The affects of TV violence on aggression

influences a person's aggression in general.We may firstly argue that there are plenty of different theoretical approaches to the study of aggression. However, none are considered to be complete expla ...

(21 pages) 344 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mass Medai and SOcial Change

announcing news, and now to radios and television sets which relay information all around the globe.Theoretical Approaches to Mass Media:The concept of the mass media may be looked at from a variety o ... ws for public scrutiny of actions of political parties, powerful businesses as well as individuals (Theoretical Approaches to the Mass Media). However, the pluralist view does not take into account th ...

(9 pages) 232 0 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explain why is it important to analyse deviance in society. Using examples to illustrate your answer, discuss what such an analysis can tell us about the social and political implications of deviance.

iance through its functions in society, the impact of power on what constitutes deviance, where two theoretical approaches will be highlighted, namely the Conflict Theory and significantly the Labelin ... fies the interests of the dominant groups (Giddens: 2001). This brings us to the examination of the theoretical approaches in the studies of homosexuality as a deviant act. The Conflict Theory suggest ...

(5 pages) 226 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Right to die - Social Movements

nts against it? Which side do you find more compelling? Why?Sociologists have developed a number of theoretical explanations of social movements. Identify the six theoretical approaches noted in the t ...

(2 pages) 89 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Different theoretical approaches to stress

Critically evaluate different theoretical approaches to stress (2000 words)Researchers commonly define stress as '...a negative em ... a better understanding of stress and coping.As previously mentioned, there have been many different theoretical ideas relating to stress and its causes over the years. A wide variety of research place ... s a response to stress and as a disposition to respond to change.' (2003). There are many different theoretical approaches to coping with stress that have been discussed such as; biofeedback, modellin ...

(8 pages) 212 1 3.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

DaimlerChrysler Financial Services Australia - A market analyis by Linda Schmid (extraction of an internship report)

ustralia - A market analysis by Linda SchmidExecutive SummaryThe purpose of this report is to apply theoretical approaches learned at University to a practical environment. The company which was evalu ...

(20 pages) 134 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Relationship between Optimism and Subjective Well-Being

e satisfaction is the extent to which you like your life. People can judge their SWB using numerous theoretical approaches. The "need and goal satisfaction" theory is one of the most prevalent. This t ...

(16 pages) 133 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Behavioural views of learning

hes (contiguity, classical conditioning and operant conditioning) to learning are just some of many theoretical approaches to learning; others include humanist, cognitive, social cognitive and constru ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Demonstrate how behavior theories apply, within a school-based situation to ensure a positive learning environment is encouraged at all times.

advocated throughout the whole school. This essay looks at behaviourism from the perspective of two theoretical approaches and their practical applications. However, it acknowledges a far larger contr ...

(13 pages) 206 4 4.6 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Physiotherapy, Injury, Rehabilitation And Educatio

view, all of which, at some time, are of concern to a physiotherapist. However, there are five main theoretical approaches of immediate concern to the Sports Physiotherapist. These are, as Galley and ...

(11 pages) 26 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What is the Purpose of Critical Criminology?

roach was rooted in radical perceptions rather than conservative or liberal ones. It is critical of theoretical approaches and criminal justice policies; it seeks to expose the ideological nature of d ...

(8 pages) 122 1 4.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Family Violence and Abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

consider that domestic violence is an act committed by men against women. There are a assortment of theoretical approaches explaining the ancestry of domestic violence. Feminists argue that domestic v ...

(9 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Outline and discuss the problems which anthropologists confront when trying to devise a universal definition of 'religion'

r's short, supposedly fail proof definition is left lacking. In the following essay, I will look at theoretical approaches to religion, such as the functionalist and the intellectualist approaches, an ...

(8 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

What affect on "Organization Culture"?

ede's idea . Lastly, I will explain how power can exist in different organization cultures by using theoretical approaches from Gareth Morgan and Mullins Book.By viewing Organizations as Cultures, we ...

(5 pages) 118 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Understanding of Human Behavior

epared to include in their Understanding of 'Behavior'. While there are differences between various theoretical approaches and paradigms in psychology, the Art embraces them all, even the most diametr ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Causes of Crime

to one's social standing. Researchers try to explain the cause of crime in different ways, such as theoretical approaches (free-will theory and rational choice), biological theories (heredity, psycho ... Some consider a life of crime better than a regular job - at least until they are caught" (Para. 2).Theoretical ApproachesTheoretical approaches used when explaining the causes of crime include the "f ...

(8 pages) 142 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Comparing and Contrasting Four Leadership Models and Theories

ry. A review of the scholarly studies on leadership shows that there is a wide variety of different theoretical approaches to explain the complexities of the leadership process (e.g., Bass, 1990; Brym ...

(9 pages) 221 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Environmental Psychology

and how they process the environment into human behavior and other factors. Will be discussing two theoretical approaches and how research is important in the field of environmental psychology.Enviro ... e Macro level this level is more of the whole community work and function better (Fisher, 2007).Two theoretical approaches to environmental psychologyThe stimulus load theories believe that humans hav ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparing and Contrasting Leadership Models

ry. A review of the scholarly studies on leadership shows that there is a wide variety of different theoretical approaches to explain the complexities of the leadership process (e.g., Bass, 1990; Brym ...

(9 pages) 116 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies