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An Interview With a Korean-American on Cultural Differences - An Interview With a Korean-American on Cultural Differences In this interview Ben Bagley asks Theresa Han about the difference between Korean and American culture. Theresa is a teenager who recently moved to the United States so she has an excellent perspective for understanding the differences and similarities between these countries. [BAGLEY] This is Ben Bagley, and I'm going to interview Theresa Han about Korea. Could you introduce yourself. [HAN] My name is Theresa Han, I'm from South Korea, I'm 18 years old, and I'm a freshman in College....   [tags: Interview Essays Culture Korea] 1307 words
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Polish Culture: An Interview with Wieslawa Chris Prilenski - I had decided to interview a woman who grew up in Poland, her name was Wieslawa Chris Prilenski. I was able to construct a family tree from the information that she gave me on her ancestry. She also had answered several questions that I had asked in order to gain a better perspective of her Polish culture. I had learned the various ways that Chris addresses her family members. After obtaining all the answers to my questions from Chris, I found several sources and I compared what the sources stated about Polish culture to Chris’ answers about her culture.
 I had gathered information about Chris’ family, she gave me a lot of information about her family tree....   [tags: government, Catholisism]
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How To Conduct a Job Interview - Conducting a job interview is the most widely used selection tool. It has proved most reliable and the employers rely on it in preference to any other tool. It is a process designed to predict future job performance by candidate's oral responses to oral inquiries. For having a better comprehension of Job interviewing it is proper will to go through the definitions of interview and job interview. An interview as defined is a conversation between two people (the interviewer and the interviewees) where the interviewer put questions to the interviewees to get information from him....   [tags: Conducting a Job Interview] 1939 words
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Interview With a Person of a Different Race - Introduction The purpose of this assignment was to interview someone who is more than 30 years of age and who is of a different race than oneself. Research on the person being interviewed ethnic background had to be conduct, in addition to, materials covered in class and previous experiences were compiled into 7-10 open ended questions that were discussed during the interview. Below you would see the seven interview questions that were discussed, the answers given, and a biographical piece that bring everything together....   [tags: Race and Culture in America]
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Interview With a Human Resources Manger - How well a business manages its assets and resources predicates its overall success. Companies that spend financial resources foolishly are apt to find themselves in bankruptcy. Companies that work capital equipment resources beyond the machine’s capabilities or for other than intended purposes are apt to experience downtime and/or lose the equipment to failure. The same premise holds true for a company’s human assets. However, unlike other company assets, which depreciate over time, human assets appreciate over time when managed properly....   [tags: Interview Essays]
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Interview with a County Sheriff - The subject for my interview was County Sheriff Ron Bowman. I chose Sheriff Bowman because of his years of experience in law enforcement and because he is a positive and well regarded member of our community. He has worked for the County Sheriff’s Office since 1990 and was elected Sheriff in 2002. Not only is he our county Sheriff he is a member of the Board of Directors of the State Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, the co-chair of the State Drug Endangered Children Board, a member of the State Crime Lab Advisory Board and is the co-chair of the County Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence....   [tags: Interview Essay]
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Interview with a Social Worker - Background Information Captain Rob Geis agreed to be interviewed and share his experiences with the next generation of Social Workers. Native to Ohio, he graduated High School in 1979, he continued his education at Ohio State University from 1982-1986, completing his Masters in Social Work. For the past 24 years, he has served as a Social Worker in the United States Army. In his current position he is responsible for the Department of Social Work Services. Previous positions have included: two assignments as a Division Social Worker, Medical Inpatient Social Worker, Chief of Social Work, Division Chief of Mental Health, Clinical Director of Army Substance Abuse Program, Combat Operation Str...   [tags: Interview Essays]
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Interview With Chief Nursing Officer - An interview was conducted with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at an acute care facility. This discussion revolved around the following: her style of management, style of communication, decision-making skills, technical skills and delegating skills. Before sharing specific responses to each of these, the CNO wanted to clarify that because she was new to the organization and following someone who had been in this position for over 20 years, during the first year and transition phase, there were certain situations in which she was consciously adjusting her leadership style to fit the culture of the organization....   [tags: Interview Essays]
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The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire - The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire      Vampires today, particularly after Anne Rice's five-book series, the Vampire Chronicles, are portrayed in quite a different light than the vampires of ages past. Gone is the garlic and cross that offers protection, gone is the vampire's fear of all light and gone is their distant, in-human nature. (Whyte 2) In fact, most vampires are portrayed as both beast and man, struggling to retain their humanity as the lust for blood seems to never diminish and eternal as they are, their inner conflict spans to infinity....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire Essays]
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The Analogous Delusional Characters of The Wog and The Interview - The Interview by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and The Wog by Khushwant Singh are two stories with a lot in common. Some of the things they are similar in are the setting, the Indian tradition, and the character’s personalities. The settings of the stories are held in India, and they describe Indian culture as well as help you image the basic Indian rituals. Indian traditions are different than American traditions especially when it comes to getting married. For example in The Interview, the main character describes his wife and then states,” My wife is not beautiful at all....   [tags: Characters, Interview, Wog, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, ] 748 words
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How to Answer Any Interview Question - How to Answer Any Interview Question Don't be rattled by your next job interview. It's possible to answer any question that comes your way. How. By preparing and knowing how to direct the conversation to the topics you want to cover. To start, take a tip from consultants who coach executives and politicians on how to handle media interviews. These trainers say you can deliver the message you want to an employer, regardless of the question you're asked. "Most people don't realize that their purpose isn't to sit there and hope the right questions will be asked," says Aileen Pincus, president of the Pincus Group, a media interview-training firm in Silver Spring, Md....   [tags: Interview Skills Guide] 1072 words
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21st Century Teaching and Learning Culture - For reforming a school culture, it is important to point out the characteristics that the superintendent would like the principal to address in order to create a 21st century teaching and learning culture. From the description of the superintendent, first, the students in this high school have limited goals, objectives, and aspirations. Second, it seems that there are a lot of full-time teachers and they teach until they retired. Third, there is a high rate of single mothers need assistance in living their life differently....   [tags: culture reform, class environment]
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Interview With Pakistani - Interview With Pakistani Ethnology is the part of anthropology that focuses on the cultures of the world; its written results are published in ethnographies. While conducting my first ethnology I learned more about my friend Mohammed than I have learned about him in the seven years I have been acquainted with him. Moe works at a convenience store and gas station that I have been frequenting since before I was even old enough to have a car to fill up with gas. Moe is originally from Pakistan, he was born in the city of Karachi, but has been in this country for 20 years....   [tags: essays papers] 1589 words
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Campus Culture: How Culture Affects How Students Interact - What is culture. According to Kottak cultures are traditions and customs, transmitted through learning, that form and guide the beliefs and behavior of the people exposed to them. With this definition given when it comes to campus culture I feel that an anthropologist would define it as the way we interact with other people through the environment that we share. When it comes down to campus culture it has to do with the way we interact, behave and follow certain things that are brought forth through the culture of the campus....   [tags: culture, relationships, ] 1280 words
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Relocation and its Effects on Culture - Relocation and its Effects on Culture part 2 This ethnography paper is concentrated on the cultural differences a Jamaican man, coming from Jamaica, has to endure or thrive in order to belong into the culture of the United States. The person I interviewed is a close friend of mine and his name is Travis. Originally he didn’t want me to include his name but had a change of heart while I was editing the original paper. Travis is a pure bred Jamaican. His parents are Jamaican, his parent’s parents are Jamaican, and so forth....   [tags: Jamaica, United States, American culture]
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Leadership and Organizational Culture - House et al. (2007) discovers that leadership and Organisational culture are closely linked together as leaders influence the culture of their organisations. Researches talk about a range of leadership definitions but it is not easy to define. (E.g. Western, 2008; Yukl, 2010). However, Cohen (2009) critically analyses definitions from Dracker (1996), Eisenhower (1969), Northouse (2004) and finally summarised the definition of leadership constitutes five elements. First of all, ask question to set direction, which means effective leaders need to listen to followers’ voice respectfully and then share the common goals and ideas with them....   [tags: Leadership Theory, Power, Culture] 1813 words
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Psychopathy and Culture: Culture-Bound Syndrome - Psychopathy and Culture Culture-bound syndrome is the amalgamation of some somatic symptoms i.e. body pain or disturbed function of any organ and psychiatric symptoms such as alterations of the experiences and behaviors which are considered to be perceptible diseases in the specific culture. A list of most common culture-bound syndrome is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) and some of them are discussed below. Brain Fag: Brain Fag is classified as a culture-bound syndrome which is associated with white collar people in West Africa....   [tags: brain fag, mental disorders]
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Culture: A Panoramic View of Some Horrific and Barbaric Practices - Once upon a time, lived a woman who used to celebrate Thanksgiving by cooking a turkey, however her tradition was always to remove the wings and rear-end of the turkey. When she was asked why she did so, she replied “it is our family tradition, my mother and her mother did it so I am doing it too”. Being curious people sought to find out why she did it. Further Investigation soon found out that the tradition was started by her great grandmother, and luckily enough she was still alive so they asked her the same question, she replied “I never had a big enough pot so it was only sensible for me to cut of the wings and rear-end, so it could fit!”....   [tags: culture competence, prejudice, bias]
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Anatomy of an Interview - According to Professor G.J. of Texas Tech University, "a productive interview is much like a good conversation, questions are asked to elicit more than a yes or no answer" ("Interviewing"). In an interview there are certain criteria to be addressed. This criteria includes, the purpose, the collection of data or evidence, and the concluding thoughts on the subject. The "Interview with the Luddite," between Kevin Kelly and Kirkpatrick Sale demonstrate the basic principles of interviewing. Kevin Kelly is the author of Out of Control: The Rise of Neo-biological Civilization (1994)....   [tags: Interviewing Job Workforce Essays]
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Interview With a Friend - Interview with A Friend When thinking of people I could possibly interview, and then deciding that most of them wouldn’t be very interesting, I decided to interview a friend of mine. N.H. At first glance he seems like any other 15 year old but once you get to know him, you’ll soon realize that, that isn’t the case. Firstly he’s moved around and experienced more things then most people his age, even most people in general, and has developed a unique personality because of this. N. was born in 1985, in Finland but moved shortly afterwards to England and then again moved after only a few years to Malawi in Africa....   [tags: essays research papers] 1089 words
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Russia's Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette Analysis - Russia is notoriously known for their very stern and powerful behavior. Russians behave in a manor complete opposite of easterners for example. Russians rely on a very firm, almost bone crushing of a handshake while maintaining direct eye contact at all times. This customary type of handshake can almost make or break the trust between a Russian and a new found expatriate. The only difference with this handshake is when done so with women, the handshake is then less firm due to the different type of masculinity in women....   [tags: russians, russian culture, business meetings]
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Sex and Sexuality: Interviews - Interviewing the seven individuals that agreed to participate was very interesting. I had expected everyone to feel uncomfortable and not provide very in depth answers. At first it seemed that my prediction was right. Answers were short, vague, and it had made them feel uncomfortable. However, as the interview progressed they felt more comfortable with the questions, and after asking all the questions, many of them decided to go back to previous questions so that they were able to elaborate more because they were now thinking more in depth on the topic and questions that they never really thought about before....   [tags: interview, students, teachers, parents]
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Interview a Manager - The manager interviewed for this assignment was Chief Warrant 3 Linwood Bowers, the Chief of the Personnel Support Directorate of the White House Communications Agency (WHCA). Chief Bowers has held his present position for four years. The focus of the interview was the unique challenges of good communication. One of the unique challenges Chief Bowers has had to face is the different language that permeates throughout the organizational culture of the Agency. WHCA is a joint command with individuals of all DOD services present....   [tags: essays research papers] 584 words
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Interview And Death - "Everyday life seems unbelievably minuscule when faced with the prospects of death and dying." These are the words of Dr. David Avery. David is thirty years old, unmarried, a successful doctor, and has recently been confronted with the knowledge that he is suffering from a terminal form of acute leukemia. The living room in which Dr. Avery and I sit in his Monterey home is beautifully decorated with portraits of angels. On nearly every wall these images of ethereal beauty give one a sense of safety and calm....   [tags: essays research papers] 727 words
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The Argument Culture: Rhetorical Analysis - The Argument Culture: Rhetorical Analysis An old adage says, “In quarreling, the truth is always lost,” (Bolander, 1987). The truth is often considered subjective; it depends on circumstances, time, and many other variables. We understand that what is truth to one may not be truth to another, and after reading Dr. Tannen’s work, I realized that she has done exactly what she said exacerbates the argumentative culture we live in today. She has looked at only two sides. Due to this, I would call into question Dr....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Hip Hop as a Culture - The three assigned articles all dealt with hip hop as a culture in the era of the 70s. It was the time of emceeing, graffiti, break-dancing, and deejaying. It was also a time when hip hop culture was primarily thought of as African American. The first article examines how graffiti was seen in the 1970s. Graffiti was seen as a commonplace thing on the streets of New York. This is portrayed in “The Politics of Graffiti” by Craig Castleman where he explains the timeline of the rules and regulations Mayor John V....   [tags: Graffiti, DJs, Puerto Ricans]
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Overview of African-American Culture - Being a resident of South Carolina, African-American Culture was chosen as part of the applied learning project for the Intercultural Nursing class, because African-Americans make up more than a quarter of this state’s population. According to the 2010 United States Census Bureau, the total population for South Carolina (S.C.) is 4,625,364, with 27.9% being of African-American descent. The purpose of this paper is to develop an understanding and sensitivity to issues and cultural variances or phenomena that are unique to the African-American Culture....   [tags: Black History]
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Summary of Jonathan Kozol's, On Being a Teacher, and Botstein's Interview, Why High School Must Go - The trivialization of high school in the present educational organization for teens has been posited in the public; however, it is one vital issue that is being debated. Is it really right for high schools to be abolished from the teen’s system of education. This question has been a vital issue in the present age educational structure. According to research carried out by many educational researchers lately, it was discovered that the two-year high schooling scheme is irrelevant and obsolete in the learning structure for teen’s, and should be abolished from their system of education or scheme of learning....   [tags: teaching, teens, secondary education] 1428 words
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Creating a Culture of Excellence Withing an Organization - Culture of Excellence High standards of care are expected by patients and families regarding any type of health care. Creating a culture of excellence within an organization is needed to increase patient satisfaction and improve patient outcomes. This paper will examine a hospital that is creating a culture of excellence within the organization to ensure theses outcome. Committees within the organization have been implemented to examine all aspects of the hospital, and its operations to receive input to create change....   [tags: creating change, healthy work environment]
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The Culture of Moviegoers - Going to the movies is probably one of the most enjoyable pastimes throughout the world. From western society to the Asian countries, watching movies is pleasant for nearly anybody. I currently work at the local cinema. Therefore I have decided to study the culture of moviegoers. I looked at many different aspects within the past months. I took time for myself in small, little, breaks to study and document the actions of the people. From their attitudes entering and leaving the cinemas, to the way they behaved and even the way they clothed themselves....   [tags: scociology] 2009 words
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Analysis Of The Drag Ball Culture in New York City - Glamorous, fabulous, revolutionary, drag. There is a general accord about things our society labels as extrinsic. The subjects looked down upon are subcultures that have proven that if anything interrupts the conventions of society they are to be shunned. Jennie Livingston’s documentary, Paris is Burning, shows how a group of individuals bound by this common rejection, construct a subculture that has its own rules and standards. The documentary chronicles the lives of African American gay, and transgender within the drag ball culture in New York City in the mid – to – late eighties; a culture where they can create their own real identity and be themselves or anyone they want to be; a culture...   [tags: gender identiy, subscultures]
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Interview and Discussion: The Three Stages of Adulthood - In this paper, three individual interviews of persons form each stage of adulthood—Emerging Adulthood, Middle Adulthood, and Late Adulthood—will be presented and discussed. The first interviewee’s name is Brandi who is an 18-year-old girl. As a high school student, she is interested in this project. She comes from a single parent family. And as a child rise by her mother, she has so much to say about being an adult. The second interviewee’s name is Meredith who is a 31-year-old woman. As a master in a university, she is busy in rising up her 11-year-old daughter and working....   [tags: psychology, health]
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Technology and its Impact on American Culture - Technology and its Impact on American Culture As an amateur reporter for the school newspaper, I have had the opportunity to interview quite a variety of people on many different topics. One of my favorite questions to ask is, "What do you think has had the most influence on American culture?" Why do I like asking this particular question. The answer is simple: the variety and range of responses. While some answers are more interesting than others, I must say that I've learned quite a bit from all of them....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1322 words
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The Effects of Millennials on Company Culture - The Millennial Generation, defined as the generation born between the years 1980 and 1995, has been the driving force for the modernization of the workplace across the US. With their knowledge of social media and high tech devices, they are poised to embrace the needed changes in the workforce towards higher technological integration. Due to their adoption of current technological trends and experiences, they are more likely than older workers to be receptive to different modes of working such as job sharing, teleworking, and working in virtual teams....   [tags: internships, community participation]
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The Importance of Nursing in American Culture - The Importance of Nursing in American Culture Nursing is a field of work that so many people find themselves fascinated with, as well as harboring a degree of respect. We look to nurses with a sense of admiration and reverence, and look to them for security in times of need. What makes nursing such a desirable and enthralling field to other people. Despite the fact that doctors are normally under the spotlight, nursing is of profound importance in American culture. Nurses provide comfort and security, as well as a knowledge of medical aid....   [tags: healthcare, nurses, comfort, security]
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Pop Culture: The Goth Subculture - The late seventies and early eighties saw the beginning emergence of the Goth subculture: a group of social misfits that appear to always find themselves on the outskirts of mainstream pop culture. It is a complex subculture with great depth and beauty where many of its citizens share a profound connection with the darker aesthetic, are predisposed to depression, and are often willing to explore interpersonal and sexual relationships with little inhibition or regard for societal norms. There is rarely a single moment in history when one can pinpoint the exact moment when a subculture emerges....   [tags: societal norms, social misfits, gothic]
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Anthropological Study of Gay Culture - Around the world, anthropologists study different cultures and traditions from various nations. Relating back to our Anthropology class projects, our group decided to pick a field site that has to do with gay people. After putting much thought and decision, we came to the decision of making our field site a gay bar/lounge. We visited the bar at least 5 times until we knew exactly every important detail for our project. During our 5 visits we did case studies, surveys, structured interviews, direct observation and participant observations....   [tags: Anthropology Class Project] 2349 words
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Marketing and Company Culture - This paper explores the various aspects of marketing and company culture and how both are interrelated within a functioning organization. Specifically, focus will be placed on the definition of company culture, the definition of marketing, how company culture and marketing are related, implementing both effectively, and finally a discussion of companies with excellent cultures. First, in order to have a complete understanding the relationship between marketing and company culture, one must know how company culture is defined....   [tags: Analysis, Deshpande and Webste] 1053 words
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Organizational Culture SWOT Analysis - Strengths (look internally at the organization): The organizational culture of my current employ would be a family culture. It is a family owned and operated store that has been in business 82 years, started by the Grandfather (who has now passed, but is still influential) now run by the son and training their sons. This family culture is one where we strive to grow successful by staying small. It is a culture where we take care of our customers like they were part of our family and we (in idea) take care of our employees....   [tags: Business Analysis] 770 words
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Gender Stereotypes in Culture - 1. Describe our cultural gender stereotypes, objectification, and media portrayals of women and how these lead to violence against women. Gender is the psychological characteristics and social categories that are created by human culture. Doing gender is the concept that humans express their gender when they interact with one another; it is done every day without thinking about it. Messages about how a male or female is supposed to act come from countless places. According to Helen M. Eigenberg in Woman Battering in the United States, “Gender construction starts with assignment to a sex category on the basis of what the genitalia look like at birth....   [tags: Gender Issues]
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Myths of the Melting Pot - Perhaps, the “Melting Pot” myth gained strength during the Industrial Revolution. With millions of immigrants entering the United States, culture was changing within the United States. Americans set a high standard for there society and everyone wanted to be accepted. There was a social requirement to live in a civil society creating together the “American Dream,” which leads to prosperity. Many immigrants moving to the United States brought with them various traditions of their culture and after moving, they repressed such beliefs and forged ahead with a new way of “American Thinking.” The rituals and traditions of such societies should have brought diversity to this nation’s culture howev...   [tags: Culture ]
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The Secularization of Popular Culture and Young Girls - From an early age girls are bombarded with graphic messages about sexiness in the media and from popular culture. American society is filled with obscene amounts of images encouraging sexual behavior. The secularization of popular culture is extremely detrimental to young girls. In a study by the American Psychology Association, secularization is defined as “a person whose value comes from his or her sexual appeal or behavior” (Zurbiggen: pg1 para.3). One example of the various ways popular culture is targeting young girls is through social media sites....   [tags: american society, obscene images, media]
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Examining the Western Culture's View of the Elderly - I spent roughly thirty hours volunteering at Martin Luther Campus, during which I got to take a part in many experiences that were alien to me. Through participant observations, I was able to interview residents and draw out information that I would otherwise be unable to get if I used a “fly on the wall” approach. There were many things I witnessed, and experienced first hand, that made me very uncomfortable. Whether they were “bad” or “good is irrelevant, as I found that the things that made me the most uncomfortable tended to be the most relevant to this class....   [tags: Reflection ] 1636 words
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Evolution of Golf Throughout American Culture - American culture has changed a lot over the last one hundred years, especially in sports. Two people have really paved the way Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus. Clubs, courses and yardages have totally changed the game the past thirty years because of the innovation of technology. Players are hitting the ball over three hundred yards now and that is the difference from playing now then playing in the seventies and eighties. Jack Nicklaus arguably the best golfer of all time won so many professional tournaments, with the clubs that he used today a professional golfer wouldn’t even come close to beating him....   [tags: pga tour, tiger woods, jack nicklaus]
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Roots Run Deep - A home is more than a place, it’s somewhere where you can center your affections and find your identity. Moving to a place from somewhere you consider home can be difficult because of the delay comfort you feel when your old identity gets tested in new surroundings. By conveying emotion with body language, having logic behind her statements, and establishing credibility, Elizabeth Alexander effectively explains her southern identity and how one identifies with a place. I can relate to Alexander in the sense of having to live somewhere long enough to be at ease enough to consider that place your home....   [tags: Culture]
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A New Culture Innovation for Germany - A New Culture Innovation for Germany The German government wants to make 2004 a year of innovation. " We want to see Germany in a leading position with regard to inventions and other innovations in research and technology," Chancellor Gerhard Schröder said in his New Year's address. In an interview granted to the weekly news magazine "Spiegel" Schröder noted that there are too many restrictions on research in Germany. A country such as Germany, which is poor in raw materials and has a wage-intensive economy, can guarantee and increase its prosperity only by making innovative products based on knowledge and competence....   [tags: Papers] 463 words
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Culture and Migration: Visiting a Curandera - Culture and Migration: Visiting a Curandera If a person had never experienced it before it would probably be strange but through stories and personal experiences the setting was familiar and inviting. Curanderas are almost the equivalent of over-the-counter medicine for Latinos, not really, but close. If there is a symptom it is easier, faster and more comforting to visit the local curandera than it is to visit a doctor. Doctors require tests and until they are certain of the illness, their remedy is Tylenol....   [tags: Latino Doctor Immigration Globalization Essays] 1726 words
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Utah and the Mormon Culture - Utah and the Mormon Culture In 1820, Joseph Smith had a vision in Palmyra, New York, of God and his son, Jesus Christ telling him to reorganize the church of Jesus Christ. During the next 10 years, Joseph was visited by other heavenly messengers, translated the Book of Mormon and established the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Many years thereafter, the Mormons relocated from Nauvoo, Illinois because of religious persecution (PBS Online). In Illinois, Joseph Smith had succeeded in establishing a religion which brought together its followers both sociologically and economically....   [tags: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ]
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Female Expectations - “I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life” (Iwise). Jack Kerouac made this observation during his short life. He established what came to be known as the beat generation, which was an artistic and literary rebellion against conformist and conservative society of the 1950s and early 1960s (VanSpanckeren). Keeping in step with the society at the time was difficult. The society had unrealistic expectations of its youth....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice] 1770 words
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Uptown Mondays in Kingston Jamaica - Over the past 50 years, numerous dancehall events have emerged in Kingston, Jamaica and therefore have become more ubiquitous. Uptown Mondays, one of the more recent ones, is considered a “sound system dance (Stolzoff 2000), and is held every Monday night at Savanna Plaza, Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Stanley-Niaah (2004) posits that such a venue represents a “cultural system in which the sacred and the secular, politics and economics, merge in celebration.” This paper seeks to relay observations noted on a visit to the popular dancehall event, Uptown Mondays, and to validate such observations against a backdrop of previous studies done by prominent dancehall scholars....   [tags: dancehall, culture, compare, comparison]
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Rape Culture - Rape Culture Many of the attitudes, beliefs, and mistaken ideas about rape have been with us for centuries. By looking at myths, such as “women ask for it,” and “it would do some women good to get raped,” from a historical perspective, lead us for better understanding how they evolved. Women are still seen as the property of men, are protected as such. Men and women are still taught to occupy very different roles in today’s world. Men are usually more aggressive, and women are seen as passive....   [tags: essays research papers] 1619 words
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Chinese Culture vs. American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club - Chinese Culture vs. American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club An author's cultural background can play a large part in the authors writing. Amy Tan, a Chinese-American woman, uses the cultural values of Chinese women in American culture in her novel, The Joy Luck Club. These cultural values shape the outcome of The Joy Luck Club. The two cultural value systems create conflict between the characters. In The Joy Luck Club, the chapter "Waiting Between the Trees" illustrates major concerns facing Chinese-American women....   [tags: Amy Tan The Joy Luck Club] 690 words
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Assessing Corporate Culture: Southwest Airlines - Assessing Corporate Culture: Southwest Airlines Q Organizational Philosophy, Mission, Vision, Values Southwest Airlines clearly outlines their values in their corporate mission statement: The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and company spirit (www.southwest.com). This mission both describes the company's approach to its workforce, and the customer at large. Rather than focusing on the financial side of the business, Southwest has been successful in creating an organization centered in fostering positive relationships with its employees and customers....   [tags: Business Analysis Employees] 1649 words
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Keith Urban: A Country Music Superstar Evolved from Aussie Culture - A true Aussie bloke would never leave the great country of Australia. He would never trade his life as a “battler” or a “bushman” for a more glamorous life in the spotlight. An Aussie bloke would never become absorbed by fame and fortune. Would he. Despite Keith Urban dropping out of school to pursue his dreams of playing the guitar on giant stages across the US, making millions of dollars, earning almost every country music award in the books, and marrying another celebrity superstar, many believe that this country music legend is still an Aussie bushman at heart....   [tags: Biography ]
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Gabriel Garcia Márquez’s Criticism of Latin American Culture - Murder is a common theme for most novels. Chronicle of a Death Foretold is no exception. It is no secret that Santiago is going to be killed by the Vicario brothers, since the beginning of the novel embodies one of a headline. The reason why they killed Santiago is because of virginity. In the novel, Santiago allegedly takes Angela Vicario’s virginity. A cult of sorts has formed around the idea of men have to be “muy macho” and girls must remain pure and celibate until marriage, called machismo (Berroa)....   [tags: virginity, journalistic fiction, death foretold]
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An Interview with a Doctor - Medicine, medical supplies, and medical treatment are multi-billion dollar industries crucial to the wellbeing of the public. Doctors and other members of the health-care industry do their best to provide excellent care for the nation’s sick and injured, while scientists and researchers work to develop new drugs and technologies to fight disease. We often view medical care as a basic human right; something that all persons, rich or poor, should have access to in times of need. But despite our notions of what healthcare should be, those who make a living in this industry, specifically owners of firms, must contend with the same economic questions facing businesses in any industry....   [tags: Interview Essay] 1080 words
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Interview With a Walgreens Manager - Since 1901, Walgreens has had a strong passion for customer service. The founder, Charles Walgreens, goal was to create a drugstore that was like no other. He said that for as many drugstores as he had worked at, he had never worked for one that had a focus for good customer service and low prices. Walgreens has grown by leaps and bounds since 1901 and is now recognized as the leader in the market with over 7000 stores. Charles Walgreen had an eye for good managers. He said he was able to pick people that he knew were smarter than him so to promote them and make them the heads of his drugstores....   [tags: business interviews, career interview] 1872 words
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Interview Essay - Beverly Smith - Interview Essay - Beverly Smith Beverly Smith is currently 70 years old. She was raised in Fullerton and was part of a family of five children. Her mother influenced her life greatly. Beverly grew up quickly as a result of her mother's death when she was only 11 years old. Her mother was well honored by many. Beverly is actively involved in her religion, and enjoys exercising, and listening to music. Beverly's definition of happiness is "where your heart is involved, it is a focus outside of yourself." At times, she chooses to be contented rather than happy....   [tags: Interview Essays] 897 words
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Interview With a Veteran of Desert Storm - Through history, the United States has participated in many significant events, such as the infamous Civil War, World War I and II, and the Cold War. In the same manner, the United States has been in many conflicts with the Middle East. For instance, the Gulf War where, we, the United States, liberated the Saudi Arabian country Kuwait from the dictator Saddam Hussein; however, he is in command of one of the most powerful armies in the globe (Operation). Even though this conflict only lasted for months, America had overcome a milestone....   [tags: Interview Essays] 1099 words
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An Interview with F. Scott Fitzgerald - DailyTimes Newspaper F Scott Fitzgerald has been one of the most recognizable authors out there today. Many people admire his work, but he’s hard to catch and follow due to his busy schedule and personal lifestyle being an alcoholic. On the 19th of November 1925 I was given a chance to meet up with F. Scott Fitzgerald, to discuss about the eminent novel written by him “The Great Gatsby” at his house in Los Angeles. The books about a poor turned wealthy man, Gatsby and his attempt on getting his past lover back....   [tags: Interview Essay]
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Interview With with a Grunt Sergeant - I sat down with a former Grunt Sergeant, Jake Stone, on a calm, sunny, Saturday November morning, to ask about his experience in the Marine Corps. Mr. Stone is a rather frail looking man in a wheelchair that you can tell used to be a powerful man despite his age which is approaching late seventies. I learned a lot from him. For example, Mr. Stone was a training officer during the Vietnam War. He was stationed in California teaching hand to hand combat, bayonets, pistols, rifles, hand grenades, flamethrowers, just a wide assortment of deadly weapons....   [tags: Interview Essay] 866 words
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Interview With Five Veteran Teachers - This essay discusses five veteran teacher responses to ten questions. Interviews were conducted by telephone. Those interviews consist of three, five, ten, fifteen, and twenty year teachers. However, the interview included the teaching styles, how they relate to real world situations that involves education, and their personal educational philosophies. The ten questions and responses will be discussed and evaluated in comprehending if these teachers have the benefit of students’ education in focus or on the back burner....   [tags: Interview Essays] 1580 words
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Interview With Middle School Principal - An effective school leader possesses skills to create, implement, evaluate, improve and share a staff development plan. I met with Ben Rhodes, Sandy Creek Middle School’s principal, to interview him on the specific elements of his yearly staff development plan. We began with the design process focusing on the district and school goals. District goals include improving literacy across the content areas in reading and writing, Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum (GVC). Guaranteed and Viable Technology (GVT), and Closing the Achievement Gap (Equity in Excellence)....   [tags: Interview Essays] 1840 words
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Interview With a Flight Nurse - In the current era of nursing, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the job. It may be easy some days to forget about the basic driving forces that brought us to the bedside years ago. In order to get back to the grass roots of practice, I interviewed a flight nurse of Air Medical, John Rhodes, a bachelor’s prepared nurse from State University, Alumni 1990. Following the interview, I observed him giving direct care to a couple of patients during flight. By doing the stated tasks, I was able to unveil the theories for which one member of our nursing community lives out....   [tags: Interview Essays]
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Interview with a Massage Practitioner - Many people pass this concrete stucco looking office on the strip mall. Most people who pass by may go to the bar next door to Dr. Mason’s chiropractic office. No one pays much attention to a place where all the windows are low tinted dark with a door that has the word doctor on it. People only look for doctors when they are injured or sick. I’m sure the lighted Budlight sign flashing and smell of food attract more people. It was different than what I expected from a doctor’s office. Surprisingly the roof was flat not pointed like most offices and not a very tall building....   [tags: Interview Essay] 1151 words
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Interview With NGO Manager - The following interview conducted was with Maria Geis, a Quality Assurance fellow of “Reach out Mbuya” a grassroots NGO situated in the capital of Uganda, in Kampala. Maria became a part of Reach Out Mbuya, as a post from her fellowship from Global Health Corps (GHC). Global Health Corps in liaison with Yale University Department of Global Health, serves as yearlong fellowship for young professionals of diverse backgrounds to serve on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity at already existing health organizations and government agencies....   [tags: Interview Essay] 1124 words
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Organizational Culture at The Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) - Organizational Culture at The Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) Introduction 1. The Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) had humble beginnings in 1951 when forward thinking county officials had a vision of a better waste management system for the Monterey Peninsula, ending the era of unconditional garbage dumping that had prevailed. From this time on, a Board of Directors has labored to ensure that the waste from Monterey Peninsula residents is disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner that not only satisfies state and federal legal requirements, but ensures that the health of the peninsula is preserved for decades to come ....   [tags: essays research papers] 6790 words
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A Couple Interview with Regina and Mike Smith - A marriage is the creation of a new family by bringing together two distinct people from individual and very distinctly different backgrounds. The bringing together of two different people often can cause conflict. Merging families can also create a harmonious relationship of balance and teamwork if both of their differences and similarities compliment each other. After conducting an interview with Darlene and Mike Smith it became very evident that theirs was a seemingly balanced and harmonious relationship....   [tags: Interview Essay]
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