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Analysis of Three Scenes in Raging Bull

- Analysis of the Raging Bull We analyzed two scenes in a movie called the Raging Bull. There were lots of clever techniques that were used. I was looking for five factors in those two scenes: the editing, the lighting and color, the use of the camera the sound and the mise en scene. I will analyze the scenes as much as I can and explain what they signify if possible. Scene 1 This first scene was actually the introduction of the movie. There was no editing or camera movement involved in this scene....   [tags: Movies Film Cinematography]

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Pepsi's Marketing Strategies and Why They Work

- Pepsi's Marketing Strategies and Why They Work The pepsi commercial is pastiche as it is based on the Oscar winning movie Gladiator, it contains three female gladiators who are expected to fight in the center of the arena, but have a sudden change of mind and to decide to turn against the will of the emperor by protesting in the form of singing. It is set in the famous Colosseum in Rome, Italy, well known for gladiator fighting. It is set at approximately 180 AD, a time when the sport was well known....   [tags: Papers]

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John Dewey's Critique of Socioeconomic Individualism

- My paper attempts to exhibit the consistency of John Dewey’s non-individualistic individualism. It details Dewey’s claim that the traditional dualism opposing the individual to the social is politically debilitating. We find Dewey in the 20’s and 30’s, for example, arguing that the creation of a genuine public arena, one capable of precluding the rise of an artificial chasm between sociality and individuality—or, rather, one capable of precluding the rise of an artificial chasm between notions of sociality and individuality—had itself been forestalled by an inherited, outdated, but nonetheless dominant custom called individualism....   [tags: Sociology Papers]

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Kid Rock, Fuel, and Buckcherry

- Kid Rock, Fuel, and Buckcherry For my first critical essay, I have chosen to review my attendance and experience at a rock concert. On Thursday January 18, at the Scottenstein Center in Columbus, I attended the concert of the controversial Kid Rock. Other performers at the show included rock bands Fuel and Buckcherry. Although there were only three bands that preformed that night, I found another source of entertainment within the crowd of people; the wild antics of the die hard fans. In my essay I will try and attempt to describe as realistically as possible, my experience....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fight Against Censorship: People's Communication Charter

- The People's Communication Charter is an initiative of the Third World Network (Penang, Malaysia) and the Centre for Communication & Human Rights (Amsterdam, the Netherlands). Basic to the initiative is the observation that across the world people face pervasive forms of censorship, distorted and misleading information, stereotyped images of gender and race, restricted access to knowledge, and insufficient channels to communicate their ideas and opinions. The reality of our communication environment reduces the capacity of ordinary men and women to control the decisions that others take about their lives....   [tags: Censorship Essays]

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The Commercialization of Basketball

- The Commercialization of Basketball The game of basketball is changing, but not willingly or by it own doing. Corporate America has been poking around in the petri dish containing American sports for years now, steering its path of evolution wherever desired. The effects can easily be seen on and around the basketball court in the form of corporate logos engrained on the floor, product advertisements everywhere from the rafters to the programs to the scorers table, and company labels stitched into players uniforms and shoes....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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When the Legends Die

- When the Legends Die Setting The term setting refers to the time and place of a story or play. There are four different settings in this book. It is like this because the book is divided into four different sections. The four sections are Bessie, The School, The Arena, and The Mountains. All of these sections have totally different settings. First, I will discuss the first section of the book, Bessie. In Bessie, The setting takes place in a town called Pagosa and in the Bald Mountains. The start of the book is in the town....   [tags: When the Legends Die]

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Native American Ritual Dancing

- Native American Ritual Dancing “It has often been said that the North American Indians ‘dance out’ their religions” (Vecsey 51). There were two very important dances for the Sioux tribe, the Sun Dance and the Ghost Dance. Both dances show the nature of Native American spirituality. The Ghost Dance and the Sun Dance were two very different dances, however both promote a sense of community. “The Sun Dance was the most spectacular and important religious ceremony of the Plains Indians of 19th-century North America” (Lawrence 1)....   [tags: Native Americans Rituals Traditions Dance Essays]

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Review Of Wwf Wrestling

- WWF: A Review of Professional Wrestling Bang. Fireworks as if it were the fourth of July. Thousands of people in an arena and billions watching around the world anxiously awaiting the arrival of their favorite superstar. Suddenly the crowd erupts as a man comes strutting down to the squared circle. Accompanied by a beautiful busty young woman, the wrestler is cheered by his loyal fans and booed by his enemies. Soon , another man enters the stadium the same way as the first man. The two men stip into the ring with a certain sense of cockiness about themselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Construction of Conseco Fieldhouse

- Construction of Conseco Fieldhouse Introduction On July 22, 1997 construction of Conseco Fieldhouse began. That day sparked the beginning of a very important addition to the Indianapolis area. A projected $175 million dollars would be required to complete this new, highly technalogical sports arena. As time and the building would progress the costs would rise to $183 million due to unseen soil contamination clean up on the site. Even with this rise in costs the construction continued and as we will show you this state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facility is worth all the costs....   [tags: Papers]

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Domestic Workers

- The struggle of African American domestic workers can be better understood when using political theory in the context of political practice. Throughout this paper I plan on using this phenomenon as an example of current feminist political theories, such as gender, class, race, class-consciousness and the divide between the public and private spheres in an attempt to understand the role of feminist and female political involvement in the changing face of political activism and how the story of African American domestic workers relates to all these themes....   [tags: Politics, Social Issues, Race Relations]

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Financial Crisis

- Introduction According to Kunt et al. (2011:240) financial crisis is an event in which substantial losses at financial institutions and/or failure of these institutions cause, or threaten to cause, dislocations to the real economy, measured in terms of output foregone. Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do. They are faster, more comfortable, and they get you where you are going well. But the crashes are much more spectacular. Financial crisis has put a mass hindering thin route on the actual economy, labour markets and the profound mental layers of society, even as some fraction of the world economic elites act as if nothing has occurred....   [tags: economy, free market, industrialization, Keynes]

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Colosseum of Rome

- In this essay, I will be writing about the great Colosseum of Rome and what was held inside to give the citizens of Rome some entertainment. The Romans had many choices of what to do during their spare time, such as ball games, board games, and watching gladiatorial fights in the Colosseum; this was the most popular type of entertainment. To many people today, Roman entertainment was classed as cruel. However, not all forms of entertainment involved such violence as within the Colosseum. There was also poetry reading available, although most people enjoyed the fights....   [tags: Roman History]

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My Unforgettable Team

- My Unforgettable Team The summer sun rose slowly, as I peered out my bedroom window. The wind blowing inside my room was warm and inviting. Upon waking up to a beautiful day, I thought, “Today is going to be an extraordinary day”. I was throwing my clothes left to right until two mountains form on my floor. I sorted my clothes and packed for our long journey to Orlando, Fl. After getting dressed, I rushing out to the car. I was heading to my first National cheerleading competition. This trip to Disney World be one of my unforgettable memories....   [tags: Competition]

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Effective Global Strategy

- Companies have attempted to analyze and invent global commercial approaches through the presentation of various ideas. There exist a unique connection between organizational arrangements and competition in the universal arena. An examination of the domestic potential of an organization to generate competitive gains has also been done. The solution to an effective global strategy lies on the suitable construction and supervision of an organizational universal value chain. Most often than not, divergent requirements of universal integration against regional reactions are scrutinized (Wit and Meyer, 2010) Online market auction has been the core competency of eBay....   [tags: Business Management]

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Post -Westphalian Governance

- There have been assertions amongst some that the Westphalian nation-state system is dead. The truth of this statement is somewhat obscure and may be a bit extreme to what we are seeing in the international arena today. The fall of the bipolar world of the Cold War and the now diminishing power of the United States which is coinciding with the rise of smaller powers have many questioning what the world system is going to look like. Add to this the rise of the non-state actors that are having more and more influence in the international arena....   [tags: Government]

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A Sippery Slope

- What is wrong with America today. It would be easy to blame all of our problems on the government; however, they are not the only ones at fault. The time has come for the American people to open their eyes and see what has become of our nation. We are currently involved in three foreign wars and in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Our national debt is over 14 trillion dollars; in fact, our president is seeking to raise the national debt ceiling from 14.3 trillion to 23.1 trillion dollars....   [tags: U.S. Government ]

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Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism in Chile

- Guillermo O’Donnell’s definition of a bureaucratic-authoritarian government involves the transformation of a political government through the changes in industrialization and the social hierarchy. Bureaucratic-Authoritarian governments, according to O’Donnell’s definition, are “excluding and emphatically non-democratic” (Collier 24). The case of Chile emphasizes the exclusion O’Donnell speaks of, most importantly after democratic processes in Chile came to a halt during Pinochet’s reign. The implementation of a bureaucratic-authoritarian government in Chile led to a positive in change in the country’s economy while sacrificing political involvement....   [tags: International Government ]

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Women and Sports

- In today’s society women are not allowed to play baseball with men due to patriarchal myths and misconceptions that have been around since the emergence of baseball in America. All women should be able to play baseball with men and there is no legitimate reason why they shouldn't. Women are physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of playing baseball just as men are. With that being said their biological sex or gender should not and does not affect their ability to play baseball in the company of men....   [tags: Gender Roles, Sports, Social Issues]

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Women and Politics

- Introduction (Literature Review) When females started entering the political scene in the United States in significant numbers in the latter parts of the 20th century, they were faced with a number of predicaments. One of these predicaments centered around the language they were to use in the political arena. As members of the “other” group, women were forced, in many ways, to adopt the speech patterns of their male counterparts. As Blankenship & Robson pointed out in their research, “Once women were allowed a modest entré [sic] onto the political playing field, they either had to speak the dominant language of power and prove themselves “tough enough” or remain forever the linguistic sissy...   [tags: Sarah Palin]

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Bullying in America

- According to, seventy-seven percent of students are bullied. The definition of bullying has recently changed ( The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the verb “bully” as “to treat abusively” (Merriam-Webster). There is more than one way to abuse someone. So a complete definition, that comes from, is any type of verbal, social, physical, and cyberbullying abuse that occurs (Naas). Bullying is seen everywhere. It is talked about in movies, media, songs, and inside school programs....   [tags: Violence ]

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Sports and Politics

- "Politics has come to be considered not only inappropriate in the arena of sports, but actually antithetical to it," Zirin says. "We want so much to see sports solely as an arena of play, not seriousness. But here's the thing, this can cheapen not only the greatness and relevance of sports to us as a society, but also the courage of the athletes" (The Nation). The pursuit of fame, wealth and status can blind the human conscious, which is why it is important for us to encourage athletes to speak their minds....   [tags: Politics ]

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Sports and Politics

- "Politics has come to be considered not only inappropriate in the arena of sports, but actually antithetical to it," Zirin says. "We want so much to see sports solely as an arena of play, not seriousness. But here's the thing, this can cheapen not only the greatness and relevance of sports to us as a society, but also the courage of the athletes" . The pursuit of fame, wealth and status can blind the human conscience, which is why it is important for us to encourage athletes to voice their opinions....   [tags: Sports]

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The Post-War Era

- The Second World War concluded and the United States became the single most powerful nation in the western world. American history explains the participation of America in the international arena effectively, but when it comes to the domestic arena much is excluded. History has deprived new generations from being able to acknowledge the essential changes that took place within the United States during the Post-war era. The most common struggle during this time period was the return of American veterans to home ground....   [tags: After WWII, 1945-1950]

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The Civil War

- The Civil War between the North and the South in America was not even a half year old when well-known Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote his article “Bread and the Newspaper” in prestigious Boston The Atlantic Monthly magazine, which he helped to found. He wrote in the magazine that war to preserve the union will bring the various citizens of the country together and needs to be fought on three fronts, one is the law, one is in the mind of the people and one requires the spilling of blood, all in the tradition of the Revolutionary War....   [tags: United States, Union, morality, American identity]

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Counseling: Ethical Issues

- Ethical issues in a counseling practice lay the foundation of a therapist in practice. Ethics are at the center of how the counseling process functions and operates in a successful manner for the clients who seek help in such a setting. In order for the counseling profession to be ethical and hold professional recognition, there are many facets that need to be examined and outlined to make sure all counselors and practitioners are functioning at the highest level and withholding their duties required by the counseling profession....   [tags: informed consent, psychotherapy]

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Important Communication Skills

- Communication Imagine a world in which no one could communicate: There would be no directions, no rules, no relationships, no understanding only chaos. We would not have technology, creature comforts nor have meaningful relationships. We would merely exist. From the moment a baby is born the communication process starts. A baby cries to convey a message of hunger, illness or soiled diaper, the parent receives this message and attempts to decode it. It is only through time as the baby-parent relationship or interpersonal communication grows does the parent start to recognize the subtle difference in the cry and determines the need....   [tags: listen, talk, interpersonal communication]

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What is a Champion?

- What is a Champion. There are many definitions of the word 'champion,' and many reasons why people want that title. For some it's ego, for some it's pride, for some it's fame, and for others it's fortune. Perhaps the truest definition of a champion, though, is someone who doesn't think of themselves as one, but others do. After photographing the World Superfight Championship, I was standing by the ring as the arena emptied, when a middle-aged local man emerged from the crowd. Threading his way through the foot traffic, he walked up to one of the fighters signing autographs and apparently asked a question....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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Modern Japan Yoshida Shigeru

- Modern Japan Yoshida Shigeru Yoshida Shigeru was quite arguably the biggest key player in Japan's postwar politics. Not only was he the prime minister, as well as the foreign minister for most of the first decade of Japan's postwar period, but he also had a powerful group of political disciples known as the "Yoshida School". It was this group of LDP conservatives who dominated the political arena during the majority of the postwar period, even after Yoshida's fall from power in 1954. Yoshida was one of the remaining conservatives who was not ousted from power by the Occupation....   [tags: Papers]

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Free College Admissions Essays: A Time of Growth

- A Time of Growth After months of waiting, I found out that I was one of the few individuals selected for a public-health internship at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. I arrived in Geneva at the end of May, and began my internship at that time. On my way to work I passed by the United Nations complex, the International Red Cross and Crescent Museum, and many other international edifices. As I strolled into the World Health Organization for the first time, I was in disbelief, the WHO is the epitome of the health arena....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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I Want to Explore the Dark

- I Want to Explore the Dark The vacuum of space defined by modern particle theory is a strange place indeed. From an unchanging "void" it has become an active arena out of which particles might be created or into which they might be destroyed. Just as light was supposed to excite waves in the aether according to Newton, we now envisage elementary particles to be excitations out of the vacuum state. That vacuum might even be the "source" of all matter in the universe. We may have dispensed with the classical aether of Aristotle and Huygens, but in the process have come to speculate about matters which may seem even more bizarre....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays]

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The Roman Colosseum

- The Roman Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is perhaps the most famous ancient landmark in the world. The Colosseum was the host to thousands of gladiatorial shows, mock naval battles, executions, and animal hunts. Today, the Colosseum still stands in the center of Rome, Italy, however, not quite as it used to be. Still, today, the Roman Colosseum is a large tourist attraction, thousands of tourists from all over the world still come to view this marveled arena. The Roman Colosseum has a rich history, and remains a prized possession of the Roman citizens....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Booker T. Washington

- Booker T. Washington 1856-1915, Educator Booker Taliaferro Washington was the foremost black educator of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He also had a major influence on southern race relations and was the dominant figure in black public affairs from 1895 until his death in 1915. Born a slave on a small farm in the Virginia backcountry, he moved with his family after emancipation to work in the salt furnaces and coal mines of West Virginia. After a secondary education at Hampton Institute, he taught an upgraded school and experimented briefly with the study of law and the ministry, but a teaching position at Hampton decided his future career....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Utopia Z

- Utopia Z: Recreation Besides being able to live comfortable and easily, the people also have a lot of recreation to do, with in Utopia Z. All of the recreation, is located in the recreation dome, which is located between the Construction Plant, and the Hospital Dome. The Recreation Dome is filled with different activities, such as artificial ski-mountains, a swimming pool, and amusement park, an ice arena, a playground, a football field/track, a bungee jumping station, and a large field for miscellaneous activities....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Ancient Rome

- Ancient Rome The gladiator’s world was a Roman world. According to tradition, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. The legend says that Romulus and Remus were the twin sons of the war god, Mars. As infants, they were abandoned in a basket by the River Tiber. There they were found by a she-wolf, who carried them back to her den and protected and nurtured them until they were old enough to survive on their own.1 It was when he was a young man that Romulus established the city that bears his name by carving its borders with a plow....   [tags: Papers]

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Understanding Anarchy

- Understanding Anarchy Anarchy is described in the Oxford English Dictionary as ‘absence of government; the state of lawlessness due to the absence or inefficiency of the supreme power; political disorder’. When Wendt made his point, he was not in fact referring to anarchy as a type of political system or lack of, more about the general idea that in the arena of international politics a condition of anarchy exists, and it is this point that he is debating. Rather than meaning there is complete lawlessness, international politics takes place in an arena where there is no overarching central authority above the collection of various sovereign sta...   [tags: Papers]

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Discuss the similarities and differences between ?new terrorism? and the more traditional model of ?old terrorism?

- Pantha rei – as it was stated by the Greek philosopher, Heraclites of Ephesus (sixth and fifth centuries B.C.) – everything flows, everything changes. Change in the contemporary world is an extremely fast process. Nothing remains the same as it was in the past. In political science especially, some notions (e.g. sovereignty) demand redefinition. The changing nature of all things also includes the political concept of terrorism. The official approach to this changing terrorism is rather complicated....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Is Dance Music a Subculture or Has it Now Become a Culture in its Own Right?

- Is Dance Music a Subculture or Has it Now Become a Culture in its Own Right. Classically subcultures define themselves as 'other' and 'subordinate' to 'the dominant' culture. Many cultural theorists such as Stuart Hall and Dick Hebdige have been chiefly concerned with the ways in which subcultures subvert and pose a resistance to the 'established order' through their expressive dress codes and rituals. Dance music seems to depart from these theories of youth culture, since it has not established its own identifiable dress code nor consciously set itself apart from the wider culture....   [tags: Papers]

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Your Dog is Your Father: The Deceptive Simplicity of Eristic in the Euthydemus

- Your Dog is Your Father: The Deceptive Simplicity of Eristic in the Euthydemus What is particularly striking about the opening exchanges of the Euthydemus between Socrates and Crito is that they seem to establish the setting and characters of the dialogue concretely—Socrates and his attractive young friend Clinias meet the well-known brothers Euthydemus and Dionysodorus at the Lyceum and ask them to display what Crito calls their “particular wisdom,” and what they call simply “virtue.” However, within these first few pages of dialogue, we already begin to sense something about the brothers that makes them difficult to pin down....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Evolution of the European Union into a Full Supranational Federal State

- The Evolution of the European Union into a Full Supranational Federal State Is it both likely and desirable that the European Union will gradually evolve into a full supranational federal state. In order to elaborate on the statement above, one has to become familiar with the process of European Integration; therefore I would first like to show a quick overview of the history of the EU. After the WWII it has become clear that the best possible way to reinstate Europe’s leading position in the global political and economic arena was through some form of mutual cooperation amongst the leading European nations....   [tags: European Union Essays]

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Liberal, Conservative, and Socialist Ideals vs. Feminism before the 20th Century

- Liberal, Conservative, and Socialist Ideals vs. Feminism before the 20th Century Tales from the beyond, story one: a parent binds his baby girl's feet in China, so it will not grow more than five to six inches because small feet in women are a sign of elegance; story two: a wife is burned alive in India, so she can accompany her husband in death. Are these stories. No, things like this really happened in the past. They are part of the reason that contributed to the birth of the Women's Movement in the 19th century....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Women Paperes]

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Melian Dialogue as interpreted through perspectives of Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism

- Melian Dialogue as interpreted through perspectives of Realism, Liberalism, and Constructivism Imagine Cleomedes, son of Lycomedes, general of the famed forces of the lustrous Athenian Empire, waiting for a trio of representatives to return from The Melian Dialogue. “Well?” he demands impatiently as they arrive, “What did they say?” As perspectives and opinions in the realm of political science are fluid and bound to change, he receives a variety of replies, for the representatives body he sent happen to comprise a Realist, a Liberal and a Constructivist....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Gender Inequality in the Domestic and Occupational Divisions of Labor

- Assess the claim that gender inequalities in the domestic and occupational divisions of labour are best understood with reference to the concept of patriarchy. You should illustrate your answer with reference to a range of feminist perspectives. Introduction Western female thought through the centuries has identified the relationship between patriarchy and gender as crucial to the women¡¦s subordinate position. For two hundred years, patriarchy precluded women from having a legal or political identity and the legislation and attitudes supporting this provided the model for slavery....   [tags: Feminist Patriarchy]

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The Historical Context of Terrorism and Our Next Steps

- The Historical Context of Terrorism and Our Next Steps   As the horrific tragedy of September 11 settles into permanent corridors of our conscious life, our reactions as a society are manifold. There is shock, grief, anger and other emotions that we have not fully understood or found words to describe. As we search for explanations, our sages in government, the media and the academy try to help us articulate what we have experienced. We have been told that our innocence is gone, that the third world war has begun and that we are confronting a new and more lethal form of terrorism than the world has ever seen....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Real Homosexuality: Robert Mapplethorpe's Photography in a Political Landscape

- At each moment, the question boils down to this: dignity on whose terms. Increasingly, the answer is that to have dignity gay people must be seen as normal. --Michael Warner No medium or arena is free from political assimilation. Perhaps this is why the term "the personal is political" is so reverberant in such a multitude of communities. In the fine arts community, every art piece reflects a personal decision or touch; what medium to best describe a subject or idea in, or the physical shape and making of art by an artist, for example, are ways in which each artist has ownership over their own work....   [tags: Robert Mapplethorpe Photographic Essays]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Speech John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech

- John F Kennedy delivered one of the finest speeches on January 20, 1961 after being sworn into office. His inauguration speech was so powerful that it captured the entire nations attention, and quotes from it are still remembered by people today. It is one of the finest speeches ever written. It provides a strong appeal to pathos, ethos and logos, and it is because of this that people who never heard the speech can quote lines from it. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis of Speech]

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Representation of Masculinity the Renaissance Family and Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Representation of Masculinity the Renaissance Family and Shakespeare's Macbeth Familiarity with Shakespeare's work often leads to awareness to the representation of masculinity, gender roles, and the patriarchal order as these subjects are often greatly reflected in his writing. Renaissance concept of order meant there was a shift from what used to be an Open Lineage Family, to a Restricted Patriarchal Nuclear Family. In turn, Renaissance families saw an increase in obligations to the church and state....   [tags: Papers]

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Construction of The Peace Bridge in Buffalo New York

- Construction of The Peace Bridge in Buffalo New York What can construction do for an area. The construction of an office building may bring in a firm, corporation, or company. The construction of a sporting arena may keep a team where it currently is, or bring a new team to that area. For example, the construction of the HSBC Arena kept the Sabres in Buffalo. The construction of a casino may bring in tourists, or people who live in the outlying suburbs. It seems obvious that all of the prior examples bring economic growth and development to that certain place....   [tags: Papers]

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The Great Success of Out of Town Shopping Centres

- The Great Success of Out of Town Shopping Centres Out of town shopping centres such as Meadowhall are very recent creations and did not exist 20 years ago. These shopping centres are usually built near main roads such as motorways as they are easy to access. Shopping centres such as Meadowhall are either built on Greenfield (building on farmland) or Brownfield (building on derelict industrial land) sites as the land is cheap and there is plenty of space for future expansion and car parking....   [tags: Papers]

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Austin's Ditch: The Political Necessity and Impossibility of

- Austin's Ditch: The Political Necessity and Impossibility of "Non-Serious" Speech ABSTRACT: This essay seeks to show that there are political implications in Jacques Derrida’s critique of J.L. Austin’s notion of performative speech. If, as Derrida claims and Austin denies, performative utterances are necessarily "contaminated" by that which Austin refuses to consider (the speech of the poet and the actor in which literal force is never intended), then what are the implications for the speech acts of the state....   [tags: Austin Politics Essays]

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Bill Clinton: Rhetorical Settings, Strategies, and Paradoxical Popularity

- Bill Clinton: Rhetorical Settings, Strategies, and Paradoxical Popularity Everyone knows what he did with Monica Lewinsky. They watched him shake his finger and lie to their face on national television. They heard his promise to be forthcoming with the truth, and head about how he patiently hair-split his way through four hours of grand jury testimony. Why is he still here. The answer lies in a combination of Clinton’s rhetorical strategy and extrinsic circumstances. Bill Clinton’s rhetoric is two-fold....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Day At the Fair - Personal Narrative

- A Day At the Fair - Personal Narrative It is Thursday, August 24th, the opening day of the Minnesota State Fair. I am here with my family, a friend and his mom, and one of my sister’s friends. It seems so long since last year’s fair. I always look forward to the state fair, even though it’s pretty much the same every year. We park at the same man’s house every year. His house is right behind the mini-donut stand on midway parkway, across the street from the main gate. As we pull into his driveway, I feel a pang of excitement run through me, and when I get out, I can smell it....   [tags: Papers]

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The Ethics of Killing an Intelligent Species

- Waves of excitement roll through the arena as walls of water pound the splash zone.  The entertainers flip and dive in response to the cheers of the crowd.  Initially, the dolphins’ smile appears to reflect the mood of the audience, when in reality, the fixated expression protects a multi-million dollar industry.  The T.V. show Flippersparked a phenomenon as dolphins became in demand for entertainment, however, their world is not one of enjoyment.  Humans are not the only species capable of deception, and the dolphins’ facial facade hides the turmoil within....   [tags: Killing Dolphins 2014]

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College Sports - Slavery and the NCAA

-     Abstract:  Collegiate athletes participating in the two revenue sports (football, men's basketball) sacrifice their time, education, and risk physical harm for their respected programs. The players are controlled by a governing body (NCAA) that dictates when they can show up to work, and when they cannot show up for work. They are restricted from making any substantial financial gains outside of their sports arena. These athletes receive no compensation for their efforts, while others prosper from their abilities....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]

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Put the Fun Back into Youth Soccer

-    Abstract:  Youth Soccer has recently evolved into a fiercely competitive arena.  More and more children are leaving recreational leagues to play in highly competitive select leagues.  While select sports are a valuable resource where children can learn how to socialize and  become self motivated, children who start at young ages, ten and eleven, can suffer psychological and physical damages.  A child's youth sporting experience is directly influenced by the attitudes, sportsmanship and behavior of their parents and coaches.  Parents and coaches who pressure their children to be the best and not play their best are responsible for the high teenage drop out rate.  By eliminating the "winni...   [tags: Youth Sports Essays]

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King Lear's Folly in Shakespeare's King Lear

- King Lear's Folly    In Shakespeare's King Lear, the actions of King Lear and of his daughters bring ruin and chaos to England. Social structures crumble, foreign invaders threaten the land, and, in a distinctly non-Hollywood ending, almost everyone dies tragically. The outlook is very bleak, as many of the problems are left unresolved at the end of the play: There is no one in line to assume sovereignty, and justice and virtue have not been restored to their proper places in the country's structure....   [tags: King Lear essays]

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Racism, Society, and Martin Espada's Beloved Spic

- Racism, Society, and Martin Espada's Beloved Spic On April 4, 1968 America experienced the tragic loss of one of its greatest social leaders, Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a pivotal leader in the civil rights movement who permeated American history as a man who maintained the importance of nonviolent social change. He fought racism within the public domain by pursuing school integration and basic civil rights for the African-American community. Thirty-one years after his death, America is forced to evaluate the exact implications of his legacy on modern society's attitudes towards race and race relations....   [tags: Espada Beloved Spic Essays]

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Improving Education through Continuous Development and Renewal

- Improving Education through Continuous Development and Renewal A fundamental question that pervades the minds of many is how to improve the educational system so that the curriculum is relevant and continuously adaptive to societal needs. Throughout this century, change has taken place in the educational arena; yet the "ideal" education never seemingly results. Through each thread in time, curriculum is viewed as an entity with both institutional and technical form—an idea or concept embedded within the political and social structures that currently exist (Reid & Walker 1975)....   [tags: Education Educating Essays]

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The Social Dynamics of the Weight Room

- The Social Dynamics of the Weight Room Missing Works Cited As I walk down the streets of Hollywood, I can’t help but notice all the billboards advertising numerous products. The symbols of these products are beautiful young people with rock hard, chizzled bodies. It is interesting to note what defines a female as beautiful and a male as beautiful. The females seem to look extremely thin with tight arms, stomachs and buttocks’. These models for “Levi’s” or “Banana Republic” don’t have all the curves, but look feminine in a rather boyish manner....   [tags: Personal Narrative Weight Lifting Essays]

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The Evolving Nexus between Islam and Iran

- The Evolving Nexus between Islam and Iran The nexus between Islam and Iran is a complex one. Islam was brought to Iran via Arab-Islamic conquest in 650 AD and has played a shifting, anomalous role in this nation-state ever since. The ideas of nationalism, secularism, religion, and revolution are unique in this Muslim country. Iranians, unlike many of their neighbors, hold on very strongly to their pre-Islamic roots and achievements; sentiments of nationalism are apparent throughout Iranian history and in the everyday conversations of Iranians....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going ...

- The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going ... The Hartford Whalers are in a very tough situation at this time. When Peter Karmanos bought the team in May of 1994, he inherited the worst lease agreement at the smallest arena in the NHL. The Hartford Civic Center lease agreement creates profit for private companies; however, the lease causes the Whalers to lose money. The mall is owned and operated by Aetna; therefore it has nothing to do with the Whalers. The city of Hartford owns the coliseum, parking garage, and exhibition hall....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance of Sports to Mass Communication

- The Importance of Sports to Mass Communication Understanding of mass communication without attention to sport coverage is practically impossible. Through the mass media, millions and even billions of viewers, listeners and readers are brought into the experience of a great sports performance. The emotional power of sports performance enchanted by slow-motion video and musical sound track, can take you to breath away or bring tears to you eyes. There are a lot of massive spectacles like the Super Bowl, the World Series, the NBA play-offs, the Olympic Games, College Football Games....   [tags: Papers]

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A Night to Remember - Original Writing

- A Night to Remember - Original Writing It was the day of the concert. The lively atmosphere around the arena was only beginning, being there early before, I saw the transformation of the what seemed to be spacious hall, into a jam packed stadium, mocked with nothing but up for it Geordies and music lover alike. As the lights sparkled above the stage, the huge amplifiers buzzed, vibrating the seat in which I had suddenly risen from. Announcements through the loud speakers were cropping up every minute, adding to the anxiety, whilst the crowds poured in, creating a carnival like atmosphere, despite still being an hour away form the main performance....   [tags: Papers]

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Impressions of the Colosseum During Roman Times

- Impressions of the Colosseum During Roman Times On approaching the colosseum, a spectator in Roman times would have been overwhelmed by its sheer size and beauty as it stood against the skyline perhaps higher than any other building in close proximity. The roar of over 45, 000 people would have greeted them as they neared. Upon entering, the spectator would have been amazed at the sheer volume of the people the space could accommodate as well as the different safety and comfort features....   [tags: Papers]

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Criminal Investigative Psychology

- Criminal Investigative Psychology is the area in Forensic Psychology that is least likely to be acknowledged. The majority of people see this as merely a criminal justice area of expertise. In actuality, this area is strongly associated with how the human mind works. Psychologists can apply their knowledge of human motivation and behavior to areas in the criminal-investigative arena. The criminal profiler creates a psychological profile or picture of a suspect based on what he/she knows about motivation, mental illness, and also human behavior....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Realism vs. Liberalism

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The cruel princess

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Political Romantics of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Transnational Social Movements, International Nongovernmental Organizations

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Men and Women: Equality in Sports

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Athens: The Acropolis and the Agora

- Athens: The Acropolis and the Ago Modern day Athens has managed to maintain an ancient landscape.. The Acropolis and the Agora are two major features of ancient Greece that have a home in this metropolitan city.. Both of these ancient sites preserve their power and mystery in a modern day world. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, an agora is an open space in ancient Greek cities that served as both a meeting place and as an area for various civic activities (?Agora?).. The Agora of ancient Athens was rebuilt after the Persian Wars (490-449 BC) in response to a lengthy period of wealth and peace in the city (ibid).....   [tags: History Historical Papers]

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The ethics in which we work

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The Importance of a Classical Education

- The Importance of a Classical Education This essay will attempt to answer three questions; what is classical education, why is it necessary in our day and what are its benefits. The word "classical" or "classic" is used in many contexts and often without specific meaning: Classic Coke, classical music, classic rock; however, classical usually means something that through time for various reasons has been proven worthy of our respect and interest. In music, the work of certain composers has been recognized as worth saving while that of others, even though perhaps popular in its own time, has been tossed aside to the dust-bin of history....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy]

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Form and Function of the Colosseum

- Form and Function of the Colosseum Colosseum is an example of a building in which its form and function are inextricably linked. To prove this, let us take a look at some of the orders, the wall-like structure and the vaults of the Colosseum as part of its form and functions. With reference to the Illustration Book Colour Plate 19,28,72,75,76 and 78, and Block 2 The Colosseum Figure 6.1 and 6.2, the Colosseum evidently uses five orders: ‘Doric’, ‘Tuscan’, ‘Ionic’, ‘Corinthian’ and ‘Composite’....   [tags: Papers]

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Ethernet And Atm: Which Will Prevail?

- Ethernet and ATM: Which Will Prevail. Abstract Sending data through the internet efficiently has always posed many problems. The two major technologies used, Ethernet and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), have done an admirable job of porting data, voice and video from one point to another. However, they both fall short in differing areas; neither has been able to present the "complete" package to become the single, dominant player in the internet market. They both have dominant areas they cover....   [tags: Network compare Contrast Argumentative]

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Masculinity and Feminily in Sports

- Masculinity and Feminily in Sports Traditionally, sports and athletics have been limited to males. Recalling as far back as the Grecian Olympics, public sporting events have afforded men both fame and fortune while women have been either completely excluded from play or forced to play under male rules. Until recently, male athletes and the general public have viewed successful female athletes as exceptions to the widespread rule that women cannot and should not compete along side men in traditionally male sports....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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The Stanford University Pow Wow

- The Stanford University Pow Wow Eucalyptus Grove comes alive with the beat of the drums, sending chills of power trickling down your spine. All around you are people, over 30,000 weaving in and out of over 100 booths. Despite the tickle of your nose from the dust kicked up by the passionate dancers in the arena, you are greeted by the smell of foods representative of different tribes. The crowd is colorful in dress, face and purpose; the songs represent and evoke different emotions....   [tags: Descriptive Stanford Essays]

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The Reagen and Bush Presidencies

- INTRODUCTION It is widely accepted that George Bush Snr. was forced to play out his presidency in the mighty shadow of Ronald Reagan. Reagan's charm and personality was one of his greatest strengths and, even now, is widely revered for his time as President. Bush was reportedly always conscious of people's expectations of him in view of his predecessor and this burden seemed to weigh heavily. Reagan's achievements in Washington were considerable, if not in number then in impact. His political and strategic skills were impressive and Bush cannot be said to have equalled his achievements at home, and this is borne out by Bush's failure to win re-election....   [tags: Comapre Contrast Comparison]

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Cult Conversion: Freewill Or Brainwashing?

- The controversy surrounding new religious movements seems to be foremost concerned with whether or not the members of these religions come of their own freewill or if they convert as a necessary and inevitable response to advanced coercion, or “brainwashing” techniques employed by the cult leaders. The concept of brainwashing came into popular existence in the 1950’s as the result of attempts to try and explain the behaviour of some American GI’s who defected to the Communists during the Korean War (19 Oct 1999)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Luke's Three Dimensions of Power

- Luke's Three Dimensions of Power      "Power serves to create power. Powerlessness serves to re-enforce powerlessness"(Gaventa,1980:256). Such is the essence of the on going relationship between the Powerful and the Powerless of the Appalachian Valley where acquiescence of the repressed has become not only common practice but a way of life and a means of survival. In his novel Power and Powerlessness, John Gaventa examines the oppressive and desperate situation of the Appalachian coal miners under the autocratic power of absentee land-owners, local elites, and corrupt union leaders....   [tags: Power Society Symbolism Culture Essays]

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