Essays Tagged: "western cultures"

Superdad Syndrome

e newspaper. Most of the child-rearing duties were left to mom. We can kiss those days good-bye! In Western cultures there is an increasing number of men who are extremely active in all stages of rais ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Euthanaisa, one of the most acute and uncomfortable contemporary problems in medical ethics

ciple: mercy.It is not a new issue; euthanasia has been discussed-and practised-in both Eastern and Western cultures from the earliest historical times to the present. But because of medicine's new te ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Hunger as an idealogy."

y" by Susan Bordo, one can't help but realize that advertisements play a major in what and even how western cultures eat. In any commercial or magazine ad, it is clear as day that food is now seen as ... themselves from food, but they also must restrain themselves from the power, wealth, and control in western culture. Advertisements attempt to keep the general stereotypes of women restraint in check ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


i.If Mars is in Virgo, astronomically it means that, if you look at the group of stars known to the Western cultures as Virgo, you will see an extra red star-like object amongst those stars. That will ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Scientific difference.

ific underrepresentation has relied mainly on studies in theUnited States, survey-type research and Western cultural models. This paucity of cross-culturaldata, especially from non-western cultures, i ... re-collegestudent sample, using a culturally-meaningful questionnaire created for this purpose and 4Western math/science questionnaires adapted to the Indian context.Preliminary analyses of these data ...

(11 pages) 181 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Aloha Oè Lili'uokalani- Legacy of Hawaii's Last Queen

She learned to adapt polite American customs, and was therefore knowledgeable in both Hawaiian and Western cultures. Being very accomplished as a child, she had a great love of music that led to her ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Appeal for the Rights of Homosexuals

nce of homosexuality occurring throughout history. One anthropological study showed that 64% of non-western cultures considered homosexuality to be socially acceptable.No one knows the truth about wha ...

(5 pages) 133 3 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Eastern Influences on Modern Art.

Eastern Influences on Modern Culture The opening of feudal Japan, in 1853, to the western world created an influx of commercial goods from the east into western cultures. Along with ... th ordinary goods came works of art as well as ideas that were in great contrast to those of modern western cultures; these ideas and methods had a significant influence on the development of modern c ... ulture, especially in the areas of art and science. Eastern philosophy had an effect on the work of western artists such as Cezanne and Rodin, and these ideas were given validity in modern culture by ...

(4 pages) 72 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Anorexia nervosa. A summary of two articles related to anorexia and their findings.

ng disorder that many people suffer from. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that has bombarded western cultures and society as a whole. As a nurse we must acknowledge and encourage the importance ... ctionism and eating disorders.The second article entitled "Distorted Images" (Appendix B) shows how western culture affects perception of body image and cultures in different parts of the world. Dhian ...

(5 pages) 173 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


m Morocco and dagga from South Africa, while it has also acquired a variety of slang names from the Western culture such as grass, pot, tea, reefer, weed, and Mary Jane.The leaves and flowers of the p ... ces. It has been smoked, eaten in cakes, drunk in beverages, or, rarely, injected intravenously. In Western cultures marijuana is prepared most often as a tobacco-like mixture that is smoked in a pipe ...

(3 pages) 38 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Compare the basic feature of Greek religion and Christianity

with ChristianityGreek religion is one of most significant religions during the period of BC in the western countries; it can be seen throughout the Iliad of Homer. Christianity is one of the most inf ... throughout the Iliad of Homer. Christianity is one of the most influential religions in the modern western cultures. Both religions share a very similar feature of one another, for example: the belie ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Leadership in asia

such debates can shape much of this examination. Certainly in the United States, and in many other Western cultures, citizens have taken a fast course in the possible meanings of globalization (and i ... pt to understand these complex questions more clearly, this paper examines the four main streams of Western leadership research in terms organization theory which we consider alongside the historical ...

(35 pages) 463 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Meiji era Influence on Modern Japan

Hundreds of Japanese were sent on an educational "world tour" to observe and experience developing western cultures in both their strong and weak points to mold Japan into a nation with an ability to ... of these practices remains one of the most unique qualities of the nation however the appearance of Western Christianity cannot go unmentioned, as the three combined depict the Japanese ability to gro ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Romanticism Vs Reason

al artistic and philosophical movement, which redefines the fundamental ways in which people in the Western cultures, thought about themselves and about their world. This movement really started in 17 ...

(6 pages) 139 1 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Romanticism as a Revolution

nticism is an intellectual artistic and philosophical movement that originated in late 18th century Western Europe, and redefined the fundamental ways in which people in Western cultures thought about ... nticism is an intellectual artistic and philosophical movement that originated in late 18th century Western Europe, and redefined the fundamental ways in which people in Western cultures thought about ...

(22 pages) 138 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does Okara in "Piano and Drums" respond to the two types of different music and instruments?

ction used to describe the drums and piano creates a strong emphasis on the contrast of African and western cultures. The first two stanzas talk of the mystic rhythm and excitement of the drums. The w ... of maybe a singing piano. This shows the negative thoughts expressed by Okara and his views on the western culture. The piano is strange and foreign. It fails to rouse the same excitement and freedom ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Australian and Japanese students coping styles

ted that current descriptive theories of decision making fail to account for decision making in non-Western cultures (Jones, 1990; Smith, 1989). Although recognising that decision making is common to ... he Conflict Model (Jankt & Man, 1978) was able to adequately account for decision making in non-Western cultures.According to the Conflict Model, making important decisions is stressful (Jankt &am ...

(10 pages) 71 4 4.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

To What Extent Can Obesity Be Explained By Biological Factors

biological factors.Obesity and Biological FactorsObesity is the most common nutritional disorder in Western cultures. It has been associated with such maladies as diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular dise ...

(11 pages) 125 1 4.3 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger

Sally, and Luce, but his struggle to survive always fails. It is a truth in the real world. In most western cultures, today there are lots of suicides of teenagers as they feel alone in the world, and ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Advertisement: Axe Effect

les in "Signs of Life," one can't help but realize that advertisements play a major role in shaping western cultures. In any commercial or magazine ad, it is clear as day that shower gel is being prop ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing