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Analyse British Attitudes Towards Race and Nationality - The British Empire at its height, encompassed vast amounts of territories; consequently, within the scope of land under British rule there was also a large range of races and nationalities. Attitudes towards these races and nationalities were as varied as the territories themselves. The expansion of this empire can be viewed as the prominent base factor that allowed the study of these new dominions, this catalysed and formed ideas on race and nationality during this period; other influencing factors such as; scientific research of the time and media representation of other cultures; through the medium of travel writing and journals ....   [tags: british empire, british attitudes, racism]
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Self-stigmatization Influencing Attitudes Towards Seeking Professional Psychological Help - Why many people will see seeking professional psychological help as a last option. There are many people who could benefit from receiving professional services but not all of the people would willing to seek professional psychological help (Corrigan, 2004). Based on Corrigan (2004), the stigmatization has been shown to be a crucial barrier to people who are seeking professional psychological help. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of both self-stigmatization and perceived public stigmatization associated with attitudes towards seeking professional psychological help through two main analyses....   [tags: negative attitudes, personality traits] 1471 words
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Attitudes on Poverty - Poverty is an issue affecting the whole globe, and the United States is no exception. Reading, Pennsylvania, the site of our study, has the largest share of its residents living in poverty in the United States according the Census Bureau data (Tavernise 2011). With poverty clearly an issue to its inhabitants, we are going to investigate locals’ attitudes towards poverty. Items that affect peoples’ opinions on poverty include local context, political views, religion and education, race, gender, and family structure....   [tags: world poverty essay]
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Implications of Internet Usage on Students Attitudes - ... 1.3 SCOPE OF STUDY. This study purpose is to investigate on implication of internet usage among KPTMKL’s students that affect their attitude. I want to face about 100 among 2000 students degree level. They are consisting of semester 1 to 5. Students also consisting in BSC (HONS) in BIT of Accounting, International Business, Network and Computer Science course. I also spent time about 1 week to complete this research. 1.4 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY. 1.4.1 To analyse the negative attitude of students affected by internet usage....   [tags: rude, addict, attitude, passive, internet] 1578 words
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The Attitudes Towards Violence and Guns - Youth violence has passed epidemic proportions. Many youth are seen in the emergency rooms due to violent behavior. Homicide is the second cause of death in adolescents and young adults. The Attitude Towards Guns and Violence addresses the fondness towards violence of youth today. It is a simple scale that covers four different areas. It has been tried in at least two different areas. Even though, it has limitations it alerts professionals of threats of possible violence and can be used to assure that interventions are in place to mold the attitude in a different direction....   [tags: Youth Violence, Preventing Homicide]
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How Do Implicit Attitudes Influence How We Respond to Other? - How do implicit attitudes influence how we respond to Other. Individuals’ mechanical systems for evaluating the world developed over the course of evolutionary history. Such mental operations provide tools for understanding the circumstances, assessing the important concepts, and heartening behavior without having to think or actually thinking at all. These automated preferences are called implicit attitudes. “Implicit attitude is defined as unacknowledged attitudes external to a person’s awareness which nonetheless have measurable effects on people’s response times to stimulations” (Grinnell, 2009)....   [tags: social psychology, behavior, attitude]
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Attitudes of the Bar & Gender - Attitudes of the Bar & Gender Bars and nightclubs are social entities that are designed for entertainment and they typically serve drinks, offer music and dancing. At bars, there are many stereotypes and gender differences that make the experience for both sexes very distinct, but very conflicting. The reasons that men and women go to bars are for the most part, different and also how they are treated at the bar would be absolutely opposite. Therefore they have different experiences while attending bars....   [tags: Social Entities, Sexual Harrassment]
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Jewish Attitudes in Different Situations - While Badenheim 1939 and Jacob the Liar both deal with Jews in an unnamed ghetto/community on the eve of deportation, the attitudes and actions of the Jewish populations were different and similar in a few ways. After reading Michael Bernstein’s discussion of Badenheim, my views on how Badenheim 1939 and Jacob the Liar have changed. With that said, I came to an understanding of my own that Badenheim 1939 and Jacob the Liar both differ from each other and have some attitudes common. Also, the Bernstein’s article makes me believe in Jacob the Liar approach over Badenheim 1939....   [tags: Michael Bernstein, Badenheim]
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Workplace Attitudes and Job Behaviors - This study aims to increase understanding of factors that influence employees’ reactions in the workplace. The relationship between conflict among employees, the perception of organizational politics, conflict or ambiguity of workplace roles and several other work outcomes was explored by studying 11 research articles to investigate individual and organizational effects of workplace attitudes and behaviors. Employees need to work together toward common goals in order for an organization to function well but there are many roadblocks hindering the process....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Attitudes and Prejudices against Homosexuals - Introduction We live and are raised in a world where we are taught and influenced that traditional values are the normal and praised, and anyone that goes against them are considered wrong, sinful, or even immoral. Those that challenge the media and go against what society says is the normal are often targeted for bullying, discrimination, and even judged negatively. This is most prevalent for gays, lesbians and bisexuals that face criticism are degraded all because they prefer individuals of the same sex....   [tags: traditional values, morality, LGBT, social media]
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Attitudes That Formed A Nation - At the start of the American Revolution, the attitudes of the American colonist were that of entitlement, born from the rise of religious reform and evolving into the right of self government. To fully grasp the magnitude of these attitudes, we must ask if the thoughts and actions of the American colonists would have even been fathomable without the Reformation. Sparked by the posting of Martin Luther’s ninety-five theses in 1517, the Reformation was a turning point in the authority of the church and the ability of the common people to significantly influence positive change....   [tags: American Revolution, Reformation] 860 words
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Anti- Immigration Attitudes in America - ... New laws are being voted on daily that limit and take away the rights of the average immigrant and even American citizens. A recent ruling by the Supreme Court on an Arizona immigration law in 2012, in particular, sparked a lot of controversy when made. The Supreme Court declared much of the law unconstitutional but kept the one portion of the law that received the most backlash. This portion was called the “papers, please” section and it stated that police had the right to demand proof of citizenship from anyone who “looks” like an undocumented immigrant....   [tags: policies, laws, citizens, crimes, racism]
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Attitudes About Women in Society - ... Wright was before she was married. She was a lovely girl who loved singing in the church choir, like the canary she had acquired and loved, she also wore vivid dresses and was absolutely good-natured. On the contrary, her home is very dark and gloomy now and she is grim, alone, and depressed. Her house has been left a mess and without things being put in order such as, unwashed pans, a loaf of bread outside the bread-box, and a dish-towel on the table; suggesting that she may have felt overwhelmed by all of the household chores that a woman is supposed to fulfill....   [tags: roles, cooking, divorce]
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Do Attitudes Predict Behavior? - This essay will examine the strength of the link between attitudes and behaviour and show that attitudes do not always predict behaviour as there are a number of variables that need to be put in place before the evaluation of a person behaving according to their attitudes can be assessed. These variables will be discussed in some detail. The three component model will be discussed and also attitude formation will be touched upon, before the link between behaviour and attitude can be examined a general understanding of how and why attitudes are formed needs to be addressed....   [tags: Psychology]
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Teacher Attitudes Towards Inclusion - In summary, research indicates positive shift in attitudes toward inclusion and can be fostered by teacher education in a variety of aspects pertaining to inclusion including increased administrative support, co-teaching, support from special education teachers and paraprofessionals, adequate resources to meet the needs of a wide variety of learners, and time for making accommodations, modifications, and planning (DeSimone and Parmar, 2006; Daane et al., 2008; Elliot, 2008; Gurgur & Uzuner, 2010; Jung, 2007)....   [tags: education, teaching]
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Teachers' Attitudes Toward Inclusion - The study by Burke and Sutherland (2004) was conducted to ascertain if experiences with disabled students determine a teachers’ attitude toward inclusion. The attitude of teachers involved in classes that include special needs students may determine the success or failure of any inclusion program. The teacher who will adapt the curriculum and his/her own teaching style to meet the needs of all students in the class, will have a better chance of utilizing techniques that create a successful inclusion environment....   [tags: Special Eduation, Teaching, philosophy of educati]
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Attitudes Toward Luxury Goods - ... Attitude is a component of 3 main categories: Cognitive, affective, conative. These 3 components are interdependent and are highly influencing the individual’s reaction during the purchase phase. Cognitive represents the component about consumer’s beliefs towards an object. The individual might have a positive or negative belief. For instance, he or she can hold on the credence that a perfume smells good (positive belief) or that is has a bad smell (negative belief). With regard to the luxury fashion brand Dior, consumer’s belief is more positive than negative....   [tags: brands, cognitive, purchases] 745 words
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Orientalist Attitudes in Film - One of the most polarizing criticisms of Western society is the theory that Western bias has led to a misrepresentation of Middle Eastern culture. Columbia professor Edward Said initiated discussion about this controversial topic in 1978 through his book Orientalism. The term Orientalism has come to represent portrayals of the Middle East which have been affected by Western social influence. Said describes Orientalist thinking and it’s impact stating; Orientalism is a style of thought based upon an ontological and epistemological distinction made between "the Orient" and (most of the time) "the Occident." Thus a very large mass of writers, among whom are poets, novelists, philosophers, poli...   [tags: Western Society, Middle East Culture]
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White Attitudes Towards Nature - In Luther Standing Bear’s “Nature” and Louis Owens’s “The American Indian Wilderness”, the authors dictate differences in Indian and white relationships with nature. They stress how Indians see nature, their balanced relationship with it, and how they know wilderness is just a European idea. While agreeing here, Standing Bear focuses on the Lakota view of how Indians truly lived while Owens reveals both sides and thinks white views can shift with time. Standing Bear thinks the difference in how whites and Indians see nature stems from childhood....   [tags: Racial Relations, Indian, White] 1044 words
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Western Attitudes Towards China - In comparing the two speeches in this document, they reveal the mindset of Kaiser Wilhelm and the nationalistic attitudes held by Germany and other nations at the time. It’s easy to understand the contempt held by a nation being occupied by a foreign military, its government, and its missionaries. No different is China and the boxer rebellion of 1900. In a quest to divvy up Chinas resources, Germany, along with other European nations, occupied China in the name of imperialism and Christianity....   [tags: Kaiser Wilhelm] 740 words
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Jewish Attitudes Toward Women - Urania, daughter of Abraham sang before female congregants in Worms, Qasmuna of Spain wrote rhymed verses that complemented her father’s poetry, and Benvenida Abarvanel the Italian daughter of Spanish refugees was a patroness of Jewish scholars and ventures. While today the positions these women held hardly seem shocking, these women lived during an era when, as has long been historically accepted, women held little power, leadership or communal roles. This view is changing but a discussion of Jewish attitudes toward women in the Middle Ages in both Ashkenaz and Spain is limited by the sources about women’s lives that survive....   [tags: business, medieval ashkenaz, crusaders]
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How Greenpeace Campagins Affect My Behavior - ... Low self-monitoring individuals use their own value and motives to guide their behavior (Michener, 1986) while individuals in high self monitoring is more flexible to change their behavior in order to fit in with a given situation. According to this, I can consider myself as a high self-monitoring person because when I looked at the Greenpeace campaigns’ on the Internet, many people threw negative comments toward them because sometimes Greenpeace are way too radical. Thus, somehow I was influenced by their behavior by disliking what they dislike....   [tags: attitudes and communication] 587 words
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Two Major Attitudes - In our lives, we are constantly faced by different situations with varying degrees of importance to individuals. Regardless of the situation, it is extremely imperative to realize that we are responsible for the outcomes of those events. The fact that we are familiar with our pasts make it easy for us to justify the wrongs we do as being a consequence of injustices committed by the society against us. However, this can be refuted by the common cliché that we are products of our own thoughts. Every human being has 3 major inner aspects that based on how we use them, moulds our attitude....   [tags: Victim, Creator, Situation Responses]
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Students’ Attitudes and Tactics Toward Savings - There are various ways on how students could save money. One of these ways is using discipline which includes the shifting of their own consumptions to such items with lower or cheaper cost. This is advantageous for those students who are tightening their budgets and aiming to achieve short-term objectives. The researchers conducted the study to be able to determine the students’ attitude and tactics toward savings. The research shows that behavior towards the use of money may be affected by some factors like family life style, education, age and gender....   [tags: financial knowledge, personal finance]
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Religious Group Differences in Sexual Attitudes - As a student enrolled in a particularly large state university, I am consistently exposed to numerous individuals who hold different belief and value systems that guide their lives on a daily basis. One of the most fundamental systems that people adopt is a religious belief, varying widely from the Atheist to the Buddhist to the Christian, and these beliefs have the potential to have a profound impact on many of the key elements of a human experience, one of the most important being the sexual experience....   [tags: Religion, Sexuality]
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Sleep and Attitudes about School Performance - ... The study by Stasio et al. looked more closely at what affects sleep rather than what sleep affects, but our studies are related because Stasio et al. reported that a lower amount of sleep relates to increased depression and/or anxiety. Their results are different from our study possibly because of their measures. They used three different surveys that were focused on anxiety, sleep, and caffeine consumption respectively. Having three different surveys gave them very clear data which would have made analysis much easier....   [tags: daily functioning and education] 1321 words
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Feelings and Attitudes in Two Works of Poetry - Both Mending wall and Digging deal with an Aspect of Work in the Countryside. Compare and Contrast the poets’ feelings and attitudes to their subjects The two poems ‘Mending Wall’ by Robert Frost and ‘Digging’ by Seamus Heaney were both written before violent incidents. ‘Mending Wall’ was published just before the First World War, where there was a huge amount of tension between countries and boundaries. ‘Digging’ was written before the Troubles, and this could have caused Heaney to write about history and stereotypes that have come around over the years....   [tags: Poetic Elements] 1862 words
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Canadian Attitudes Towards the Afghanistan War - ... Violent political wars have been reoccurring for as long as anyone can remember, and the intensity of this violence continues to rise. The magnitude of political violence involved, the main interpretations on the causes of political violence, and the prospects for conflict resolution are all topics that will be covered in this essay. The central idea that this paper is going to focus on is the war in Afghanistan and how Canada has contributed to this war in a positive aspect, and their main purpose for being involved in the Afghan war itself....   [tags: Pro Afghan War] 962 words
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Nurses' Attitudes Toward Obese Patients - “Obesity is a global public health problem affecting not only developed countries but developing countries as well” (Poon & Tarrant, 2009, p. 2355). In the Asian culture, obesity has not been an issue of concern until recent statistics indicate that of the one billion plus obese individuals worldwide, one-fifth are from the Asian decent (Poon & Tarrant, 2009). As the rise of obesity occurs, so does the level of concern for patient satisfaction. Prejudice and discrimination occurs within all levels of society even the healthcare setting and the goal of this study is to display how often this truly occurs (Poon & Tarrant, 2009)....   [tags: Nursing Education]
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Impact of Word-of-Mouth on Consumer Attitudes - ... First, forces determining the effectiveness of WOM effects are not well understood (Wangenheim and Bayom, 2002). Although some authors have dealt with the effects of characteristics of the communicator (such as expertise or similarity; Brown and Reingen, 1987; Price et al., 1989) or the relationship between communicator (such as tie-strength; Raluca, 2012) on the strength of influence of a referral, the interaction of these two groups of factors remains widely underresearched. Marketing research on the determinants of word-of-mouth conceptualizes word-of-mouth as a dyadic communication between a source (i.e., sender) and a recipient (i.e., receiver) (Gilly et al., 1998)....   [tags: relationship, effectiveness, marketing] 628 words
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Attitudes Toward Love in French literature - ... In stories, such as The Lay of the Nightingale, Marie de France, the writer, gives a glimpse into an unhappy marriage, in which the lady had to marry an older lord, even though she was in love with another knight and yearned to be with him. Their love, symbolized by the nightingale, is controlled and eventually killed by her husband, who uncovers her feelings. Yet even in their unhappiness, both the lady and the knight pledge to endure their sufferings and obey the rules of society, loving each other only from afar....   [tags: suffering, marriage, philosophy] 826 words
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Teachers' Attitudes Towards Wireless Technology - The lack of training, time, and support contributes to teachers’ attitudes or hesitation in using wireless technology for educational purposes (Gruba, Clark, Ng, & Wells, 2009; Koehler & Mishra, 2009; Phelps & Maddison, 2008; Shuler, 2009; Ursavas & Karal, 2009). In addition, a lack of teacher training also hampers the necessary shift from traditional basic skills, reviews, and daily fact drills to an atmosphere that encourages problem solving skills and research-oriented learning (Coppola, 2009)....   [tags: Education Technology, EdTech] 2902 words
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Stories as Attitudes - Stories as Attitudes Curiosity seems to be innately part of the human experience. With this propensity towards curiosity comes our seemingly insatiable need to search for answers to the world's many unanswered (and conceivably unanswerable?) questions. Perhaps the most important of these questions regard the origin of the world, of life, and of us as human beings. The need to account for our own beginnings can be seen throughout history, as multiple explanations have been offered from diverse cultures, religions, philosophies and disciplines....   [tags: Sociology Essays Research Papers] 1032 words
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Attitudes of Prejudice - Attitudes of Prejudice A common stereotype is that all French people smell of garlic. We know that French restaurateurs typically use large quantities of garlic in their cuisine so we assume that they probably do so in their everyday cooking at home and therefore we conclude that ‘all French people smell of garlic’. The three parts of prejudice are: · Cognitive – which is having stereotype beliefs about members of a group. · Affective – having strong feelings or emotions towards the members of the group, these feelings are usually negative....   [tags: Papers] 812 words
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Attitudes Towards Same-Sex Marriage - Over the course of the last several decades, attitudes in the U.S. about same-sex marriage have been shifting from conservative to more liberal. Many factors such as change in attitude of older generations, as well as wider acceptance among younger generations, have contributed to this shift in outlook. But even with the support the gay and lesbian community has been gaining, many still oppose same-sex marriage and rights’, and most states still ban the legalization of it. Even with all the opposition though, within the next thirty years, acceptance of same-sex marriage will continue to grow resulting in changes in law that allow for same-sex marriage in most states....   [tags: Changes, Conservative, Liberal]
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Attitudes Towards Same-sex Families - It is a recent move for social scientists into the realm of same-sex studies including but not limited to same-sex health, marriage, and families. With evident growing popularity within national and international newspapers and television news casts, recent studies have proven to show that there is something to say about all three and the results are shocking to some, if not most. With there being so many social stigmas around what is means to be a homosexual, or in other terms, gay or lesbian, recent scholars have tried to find evidentiary support for or against these stigmas....   [tags: Gay Families Essays] 2475 words
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Police Community Relation - ... The goal is to strength relations between the community and law enforcement through community policing strategies. Community policing is a partnership between the police, individual citizens, private and public groups, government and the community that identifies and solves problems that affects neighborhoods, communities or cites on a whole. This requires the police to make a conscious effort to create an atmosphere in which community partners actively and willingly co- operate with the police....   [tags: attitudes and behavior]
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The Differences in Attitudes of Parents Towards Attributes Required for Marriage - The study is to find, ‘The Differences in Attitudes of parents towards Attributes required for Marriage’. In the recent years, as we all can see, there are a lot of divorce issues, separation of the couples etc. The researcher’s interest on this study is mainly to concentrate to know the various attributes that will require for marriage and henceforth to lead a happy married life, thus to reduce the divorce rates. The researcher here is concentrating mainly on Indian arranged marriage system where parents will be playing a major role in choosing the attributes for their children who have reached the marriageable age....   [tags: social psychologists, social roles] 1766 words
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Attitudes - Attitudes What are attitudes. How are they formed, measured and changed. What degree of influence do they exert on behavior. What important effects does prejudice have on attitudes, and how is prejudice caused. These are all questions that are central to the study of social psychology and, by reviewing the findings of psychological research into these areas, this essay will attempt to provide a balanced explanation of the topic. The fundamental question of what attitudes are cannot be answered easily, as many psychologists offer differing definitions....   [tags: essays research papers] 633 words
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Attitudes of War in Ancient Civilizations - Chapter Eight War and Society reveals the attitudes about war in both ancient Rome and China. These attitudes prove that in these cases perhaps it is safe to say that wars are not inevitable or natural but were caused by warlike societies and social situations. After reading bits and pieces of both the ancient Roman and Chinese history, one can only gain a greater perspective on how these attitudes derived. In 391 nomads called the Gauls defeated a small army of Roman aristocrats and burnt down the town of Rome....   [tags: essays research papers] 1047 words
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Attitudes of Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. - Attitudes of Chinese Immigrants in the U.S. Attitudes about personal interest and career choices are influenced by a person‘s culture and age. “I want to be a pilot.” “I want to a lawyer.” Younger generations always decide their interest and what they want to do as their career based on their own benefit. Observing from the past in the U.S., very limited opportunity is offered to the Chinese immigrants. They might consider if they can do it, in stead of if they want to do it or not. Regardless of what education level they possessed most of the Chinese immigrant work as a waiter, waitress or some low paid jobs....   [tags: History] 967 words
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Othello - Values And Attitudes - "If Othello didn’t begin as a play about race, history has made it one." The Venetian society that Othello is set in is representative of the writers context. The attitudes and values that Shakespeare reveals through the text are those same attitudes and values of Elizabethan society in England in the sixteenth-century. Although Othello is set in Venice and Cyprus, the attitudes and values shared in the text are probably reflective of the attitudes and values of Shakespeare's own society....   [tags: essays research papers] 2383 words
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Christian Attitudes to Abortion and Euthanasia - Christian Attitudes to Abortion and Euthanasia Christian Attitudes: Christians have different views about abortion and euthanasia, but they all take the issues very seriously. They are part of the discussion about the Sanctity of Life. Christians believe that all life is sacred and was given by God. It is a gift from God. To have an abortion or to accept euthanasia are very serious decisions and Christians believe that they should not be encouraged for social reasons. E.g....   [tags: Papers] 906 words
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The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church - The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church The Anglican Church or the Church of England believes that life is sacred but sometimes abortion is the best way out of a bad situation such as endangering the life of the mother. They quote "The Church of England's view on abortion is that the life of the foetus endangers the life of the mother, action can be taken" in the Church of England Report 1984. The Roman Catholic Church has opposite views, they believe that life begins at conception so abortion breaks one of the Ten Commandments - do not kill....   [tags: Papers] 656 words
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Longitudes and Attitudes, by Thomas Friedman -      “Longitudes and Attitudes”, written by Thomas Friedman, is a collection of columns, broken by September 11th’s great catastrophe and including material from his diary. The book displays his outstanding strengths as a commentator along with a few weaknesses.      “Longitudes and Attitudes” is a collection of his more recent columns and a diary of supporting incidents. It relates to the theme that has consumed him in his career. This theme is given point by Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the attack of 9/11....   [tags: September 11th Essays] 1020 words
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An Investigation Into Attitudes Toward Disability - An Investigation Into Attitudes Toward Disability In this report I will investigate peoples attitude towards disability in society today. Many people have different attitude toward disabled people. There are certain stereotypes that many people in society often link with disabled people. These are a few of those stereotypes: aggressive, tragic and in need of pity and receivers of charity. Some people see people with disabilities as incapable, inadequate and of low intelligence, a super crip, someone who is marvellous, exceptional or inspirational, a person who has courage and bravery, people that smile and are cheerful in the face if adversit...   [tags: Papers] 1802 words
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The Relationship Between Attitudes Towards Academic Dishonesty - The Relationship Between Attitudes Towards Academic Dishonesty, Infidelity, and Normalization of Unethical Behavior According to the work by McCabe (1999), academic dishonesty (e.g., cheating on a test) in educational institutions (i.e., high school, college) is considered a norm by some students. Furthermore, some students believe that it is up to adults (i.e., parents, teachers) to deal with the issue of academic dishonesty. These attitudes towards academic dishonesty are representative of one issue schools deal with in our society regarding students....   [tags: cheating on a test, unethical behaviors]
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Attitudes Towards the Religion of Islam - Attitudes Towards the Religion of Islam For centuries much of the Western world has targeted the Islamic religion as a threat to others. Many feel that the religion promotes hatred and violence while many others feel that Islam is a peaceful religion. With so many forms of the religion, though, it is hard to put a label on the religion as a whole as being either peaceful or violent. Perhaps the best way to try to answer these uncertainties about the nature of Islam is to look at its holy book, the Koran, and the practices of the religion’s followers....   [tags: Culture] 654 words
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The Spectrum of Political Attitudes - The Spectrum of Political Attitudes The spectrum of political attitudes is a diagram that divides political thoughts and ideologies into two parts or halves: the left and the right. From the center, moving to the left, the attitudes and ideologies grow more liberal, from liberal to radical and from liberalism to communism. From the center, moving to the right, the attitudes and ideologies grow more conservative, from conservative to reactionary and from conservatism to monarchism or fascism. The division evident in this diagram is very useful in helping to explain and categorize individuals that are both republican and democratic in the United States....   [tags: Papers] 590 words
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Social Attitudes of Shakespearian Times - Social Attitudes of Shakespearian Times In this essay I will be looking at social attitudes in Shakespearian times and how they differ from today's. I will be using the Shakespeare play "Much Ado About Nothing" To refer to. One big difference between Shakespeare's times and the modern day is the attitude to women. Nowadays sexism is not politically correct. Men and women are regarded as equally intelligent and important whereas in Shakespearian times women were seen as possessions....   [tags: Papers] 465 words
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Attitudes Towards Love in Poetry - Attitudes Towards Love in Poetry Love is an emotion that has been felt by people throughout time. It is extremely difficult to put any strong emotion into words, but through the pre-twentieth century ‘Love and Loss’ poetry we are able to see various different attitudes shown towards love and the way that love is conveyed through relationships. The poems referred to in this essay are “First Love” by John Clare, “How Do I Love Thee” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, “A Birthday” by Christina Rossetti, “A Woman to Her Lover” by Cristina Walsh and “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning....   [tags: Love and Loss Poetry Poems Essays] 2650 words
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The Importance of the Attitudes Nurses Hold towards Their Patients - ... The attitudes nursing staff hold towards the patients’ means a lot in providing a new life to patients’ as; sympathetic attitude helps in trust building relation between nurse and patient. Firstly, it involves patient to express their views regarding their health concerns by providing them comfortable environment so they can share their health concerns without any hindrance. Risley (2013) stated that “the building of a trusting nurse-patient relationship is based on positive attitude the patient must see the nurse as someone that he or she can open to their health concerns”....   [tags: health care professionals] 944 words
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Attitudes and Concerns Towards Children's Learning Disabilities - There are many concerns and attitudes that are present when a child has a disability, from the parents, to other children, and even social workers who work with the child. The main focus will be children with learning disabilities and how people view the child and concerns that people have for children with disabilities, also attitudes that arise towards disabled people. There will be a focus on how social worker deal with child disabilities in society. A learning disability can be described as a “restriction or lack of ability to perform an activity within the range considered normal for a human being” (Courtman & Mumby, 2008) at the specific age that they should be performing at....   [tags: dyslexia, diagnosis, reading]
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Attitudes Towards Nature in Poetry - Attitudes Towards Nature in Poetry Discuss Wordsworth's and Coleridge's attitudes to nature in Their poetry with particular reference to Resolution and Independence (The Leech Gatherer) and This Lime Tree Bower my prison Coleridge and Wordsworth are both now referred to as Romantic poets, during the romanticism period there was a major movement of emphasis in the arts towards looking at the world and recognising the beauty of human's emotions and imaginations and the world in which we live. From the 18th century some saw imagination as a disease of which most poets suffered, for others imagination was the ability to remember or draw something that wasn't directly present....   [tags: Wordsworth Coleridge Poetry Poems Essays] 2145 words
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The Role of the Media in Influencing Political Attitudes in a Democracy - The Role of the Media in Influencing Political Attitudes in a Democracy Introduction The public gets political information on their preferred candidates or parties from different people and through the media. In today’s world, social media has also been one of main platforms that shape the public opinion. However, engaging in discussion with other members has proven more informative and persuasive than other methods including social media. Mass media is critical in forming the opinions of the members, and they use the discussions and insights they gather from the media to generate their own ideas and viewpoints (Zaller, 55)....   [tags: Political Communication]
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Exploring Love Attitudes in Poetry - Exploring Love Attitudes in Poetry Introduction: The poems that I have chosen are: 'To his coy mistress' by Andrew Marvell. 'Sonnets 18 by William Shakespeare, and 'To the virgins, to make much of time' by Robert Herrick. All the above poems are poems about the subject of love. Each poem is very passionate and complex in nature when you initially read it for the first time and consequently they have stood the test of time and lasted hundreds of years. This portrays a conclusion to what some poets say because they express how the poems will last forever....   [tags: Papers] 2033 words
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Does The Media Influence Adolescents Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes? - Sexual content first appeared in the media in the 1980s. It was in the shape of a sex education newsletter (Rich, n.d.). Puberty is a strange stage for a teenager. During this stage in life they go through different developments such as hormone increase, sexual desires etc. The media can sometimes influence adolescents to become sexually active. They are more susceptible to being swayed to accepting sexual acts as being normal during the puberty stage. Depending on the age and phase of growth the adolescents are going through, their cognitive skills permit them to decisively explore the hidden messages found in the media....   [tags: social issues, sexual content, teen]
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Changing Attitudes toward the Mentally Ill and their Treatment in Japan - Introduction Historically, the treatment of the mentally ill has often been poor around the world. Hospitals like Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam) in London, Lunatics Tower in Vienna, and La Bicetre in Paris treated their patients notoriously bad. The “unbalanced” were locked in asylums, rarely released. Asylum patients were locked in chains, tourists visited the asylums to see inmates, and patients were sometimes feed spoiled food. This was due to the stigma against mental illness which lead to poor accommodations and forced incarcerations....   [tags: the future of mental health care in Japan] 1874 words
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Gender Differences in Bystander Attitudes Regarding Relational Aggression - ... In November 2000, 14-years-old Canadian girl Dawn-Marie Wesley committed suicide by hanging herself with a dog leash in her bedroom after experiencing a cycle of psychological abuse and verbal threats from three female classmates. When Kyla begin to harass Dawn-Marie, she encouraged her other friends to participant and verbally threatened her right before she hanged herself. In the judge’s remarks on this case, she noted that bystanders added to the power of the bully by letting the harassment go on without intervening (“B.C....   [tags: bullying, boys, girls, physical, threatening] 1049 words
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Attitudes and Practices of Rural and Urban Women Towards Breastfeeding - CHAPTER - V RESULTS This chapter dealt with the findings of the study to compare the knowledge, attitudes and practices of rural and urban woman towards breastfeeding. A structured questionnaire was used to collect the data and analysis was done with the help of descriptive statistical method and chi - square test. P value <0.05 was considered as significant. Results were presented under the following headings: Part I: Deals with the frequency and percentage distribution of demographic characteristics of rural and urban women....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 2300 words
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How do television images cultivate social attitudes? - In today’s society, the mass media has consumed our lives from magazines to movies. As technology continues to grow, mass media expands in a variety of places. The media engages us to connect from mobile to online without being out of touch from important events. Mass media can shape a person’s opinion and even persuade someone to buy something he/she does not need. Notably, television is a primary source of media, which can influence a person positively and negatively. Television has become accessible globally giving useful information, intriguing stories, and capturing real world events....   [tags: Mass Media, Stereotypes, Violence]
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The Victorian Age Attitudes Between Social Classes - The Victorian Age saw the development of intricate social classes. These social classes did not just hang over people’s heads, but was an important part of life in the Victorian Age. The classes continued to develop, and distinct classes began to show. The upper, middle, and lower class all emerged, with each class based on their income and style of living (Cody). The classes began to build feelings on one another. The lower class was left out of positions of power, while the upper class controlled most of everything....   [tags: upper and lower class, underpaid, overworked]
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Child Language Acquisition, Language and Gender and Attitudes to Language - Prior to enrolling in Anthropology 104, my only knowledge about language was that, English is a necessity in my life to be successful and Hausa is a necessity to be able to communicate with individuals of my ethnicity. There was not a single time in my life that I thought any further into language and the driving factors behind language. I walked into lecture the very first day with a neutral opinion and now I can proudly say the knowledge I have gained from this course is one that will be used and expanded for a lifetime....   [tags: Linguistic Anthropology]
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Welfare Reforms and Shifting Attitudes Toward Welfare - Sociological Review of Flat Broke With Children What is welfare. At its most basal form, the concept of welfare is the idea that a central governing body or state will provide a basic level of support for its poorest members or citizens through programs at the expense of society at large. Examples of welfare can be traced all the way back to the Ancient Roman Empire, where measures of grain were provided to citizens who could not afford to purchase any for themselves. However, the roots of modern welfare in the United States can be traced back to legislation regarding mothers’ pensions, first enacted in 1911....   [tags: children, poverty, families]
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Attitudes Towards Older People - Attitudes towards Older People Attitudes and treatment towards elderly people can be said to vary drastically across cultures. From Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the America's, Africa and Australia, the attitudes expressed by the community towards older people are very different when compared to one another. An `attitude' can be defined as `a mental view or disposition' (Wilkes & Krebs, 1987), or if the content is used in has a psychological basis ` the learned, relative stable tendency to respond to people, concepts, and events in an evaluative way' (Gerrig & Zimbardo, 2002)....   [tags: Psychology] 1177 words
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Attitudes and their Influence on Physical Attraction - ... In their results, similarity wasn’t considered significant but implied evaluation was and in the Byrne, London, Reeves, similarity and implied evaluation were both overwhelmingly significant. The differences in these two studies ended up being the measurement of similarity. Knowing this, Insko, Thompson, Stroebe, Shaud, Pinner, and Layton set out to improve these 2 previous studies by hypothesizing that there is an interaction between similarity and implied evaluation participant opinion (Insko, Thompson, Stroebe, Shaud, Pinner, & Layton, 1971, p....   [tags: appearance, judge, magnetism]
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