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Essays for Science: Sociology

  1. Columbine -Type Students in American Public Schools
    Columbine-Type Students Are In Most High Schools<br /> <br /> Don’t “kid” yourself. There’s trouble in paradise that escapes the vision of folks wearing rose-colored glasses. I’m not a contemporary Chicken Little running around...
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  2. Contemporary Sociologist
    Peter Berger, a contemporary sociologist, warns people that sociology is not for everyone, especially those who have no curiosity about how and why people are the way they are. He believes that people who, in a sense, have lived a sheltered life...
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  3. Crime and Delinquency
    In 1939 Criminologist Edwin H. Sutherland proposed his theory of Differential Association in his Principles of Criminology textbook. Differential Association theory states that criminal behavior is learned behavior. Sutherland along with Richard...
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  4. Different Views
    Spencer’s major contribution to sociology was an evolutionary perspective on social order and social change. Spencer’s theory, “ The Theory of General Evolution” basically stated that society like a biological organism has various...
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  5. European Cultural Hegemony and Australian Aboriginals
    The relationship between the indigenous people of Australia and their native lands are essential to their traditional culture. The colonization of their nations by Europeans has lead to a destruction of this relationship and therefore of indigenous...
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  6. Gender Issues in Cartoons
    <br /> Gendered roles are evident in all forms of the media. For my research, I decided to view the gender construction in cartoons. After viewing the Cartoon Network for a day, I decided that Dexter’s Laboratory would be the best show to...
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  7. How Do Sports Affect America’s Youth?
    Over the last two decades the growth of youth sports has reflected the popularity of professional sports in our society. Sporting events and news are available to the public twenty-four hours a day on television and radio: sports are an enormous...
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  8. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System
    In our society today the term ‘Human Rights’ is widely acknowledge and most people believe they know what they are. But do most people really understand its concept? Constantly the media brings up issues relating to it, for example, just...
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  9. Inside Gates Versus Out of Gates
    Turkey as an III World Society shows rapid urbanization process without industrialization which causes some problems in housing situation. In postwar period USA gave martial aid to Turkey, in order to provide to Europe agricultural needs, so there...
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  10. Karl Marx's Philosophy
    (1,2) Marxism has understood the idea of social theory as critique in at least two different senses. One understanding can be regarded as relatively straightforward, at least for the purposes of the present discussion. It is a version of the...
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  11. Life on the Blueberry Farm
    Being a New Jersey public school teacher for thirty-four years meant that I had to find summer employment to supplement my mediocre yearly income. Since schoolteachers are “contracted” employees they are not eligible to collect...
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  12. Lord of the Flies - Essay 14
    Through my reading of Lord of the Flies, I have concluded that the subject of the novel is adulthood. The focus of this novel is on peoples desire for a more civilized and structured society. In this novel, adulthood does not represent a state of...
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  13. Marx’s Grand-Narrative: the Materialist Conception of History
    The materialist conception of history was formulated by Marx in reaction to the major philosophies within Germany during the 1800s. Hegel an influential theorist at the time advocated absolute idealism considering history as the unfolding of God’s...
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  14. Materialism in Today's Society
    Have you ever sat down and really thought about how much you value your possessions? Do you value your belongings more than you value friends, family, love, or yourself? I have put much thought into materialism and maybe others should too.<br /> I...
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  15. Mcdonaldized Nation
    McDonaldization is becoming the new wave of job types where workers are being deskilled, dehumanized and exploited. Machines are taking over tasks which the employees used to do such as bank machines (interact). The McDonaldized jobs now...
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  16. Obsession with Possessions: a Dada Approach
    Man-made objects produced for acquisition depend on the ability to carry an image of style. The consumer is persuaded that ownership will enable them to inherit this style transforming their lives into perfect, happy reflections of the people...
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  17. Social Interface
    In the introduction of the book of Norman Long, “Battlefields of Knowledge”, Long states that theoretical and the application itself cannot be segregated into their respective venues. His book takes a different perspective specifically by not...
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  18. Sociology
    MORAL OBJECTIVISM<br /> <br /> 1 What is the issue <br /> <br /> The present essay is a defense of a view called moral objectivism and attack on its opposite, subjectivism or moral relativism. Moral relativism is probably the subject concerning...
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  19. Stalkers
    You’re walking home, you think someone is behind you but when you turn to check, nobody is there. Is this just paranoia playing games with your head? Or is there really someone behind you? Stalking isn’t really something any of us need to...
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  20. The Locus of Self: Youth Culture and Commodification
    ‘Youth’ is a concept used to demarcate a particular stage in the life-span development of an individual. This period in a person’s life is considered formative in the creation of their identity. Interdependence and independence are essential...
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  21. The Love of Love
    The virtues of Christianity stand so high above all ‘practices’. What ‘social practice’ has as its’ praised and adored hero one who teaches, “love your enemies”, or “do good to all”? . <br /> <br /> What great virtue is...
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  22. The Need for Reform in Collegiate Sports
    The current institutional structure of intercollegiate athletics is attempting to maximize educational quality and athletic excellence simultaneously. Each of which will inevitably impinge on one another. Universities claim that their athletes are...
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  23. Theatre-for-Development in Africa
    In Africa today, Theatre-for-Development (TfD) is widely viewed as both an effective and appropriate medium for communicating development-orientated information at the grassroots level. Capable of functioning on multiple levels, theatre encompasses...
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  24. Transnational Social Movements and the Campaign Against Nike
    \"Using the case of the anti-Nike sweatshop labour campaign, discuss the basis, the process and the problems faced by new transnational social movement coalitions.\"<br /> <br /> In an increasingly globalized world Transnational Corporations (TNCs...
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  25. Ubiquitous Man
    A glance over the world from the point of view of a Science Fiction Writer who assumes that Time is waved to all directions<br /> <br /> Motto: The only thing you have really got is what you are and it is on you forever.<br /> Mihaela Bufnila<br...
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