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Contemporary Paintings : Contemporary Art

- Contemporary Portraits Art is something that is a part of my everyday life, and each artist that I know has their own story and something unique about them. I am a weird person, and I have loads of things going on in my life, which is hard for me to put in words, which is why I tend to make art about how I feel, or my escape of the situation. For my AP portfolio concentration section I plan to create six contemporary portraits. Contemporary art is art that is prevalent, things that are popular now....   [tags: Art, Arts, Self-portrait, Contemporary art]

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Contemporary Religion in America

- Religion is a very difficult topic to approach. To discuss religion, is to walk through a mine field. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and beliefs. In contemporary America, it is popular now turn from established religions or to have no religion at all. It is not difficult to believe how science and technology played a major role in contemporary religion in America by making our society secular. As our ability to attain knowledge through technology broadens, it allows people to analyze their own religion and interpret it in their own way....   [tags: contemporary religion, contemporary, religion, Ame]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

- With exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago is one of the Nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time (“About the MCA”) . The mission of the MCA is to offer a direct experience to the public of modern day art and living artists. German architect Joseph Paul Kleihues designed the new building with seven times the square feet of its previous facility (“The Building”) . October of 1967 the museum opened its doors to the public for the first time....   [tags: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museums, Conte]

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Contemporary American Culture and Materialism

- Throughout the semester we have covered many different topics during our study of contemporary American culture. We studied topics relating to our everyday lives such as, relationships, life habits, work, and school. The various readings, films, and discussions during class have helped me reflect upon my life. I would like to elaborate and focus on the aspects of this class that directly influence the way I see the world today. Before I took this course my mental image of materialism, happiness, and love were entirely different....   [tags: contemporary American culture, culture, USA, mater]

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Colonial Influences Which Shaped Brazil's Contemporary Society

- This paper analyzes aspects of Brazil’s colonial history that has influenced contemporary societies. It also describes and critiques measures that have recently been implemented by the Brazilian government in attempt to curb the further deterioration of society. In Brazil’s society, neoliberal and capitalist beliefs within the social structure have hindered democratic politics. Diverse social groups are unable to come together and exert their political power as a united front, instead, the neoliberal belief of market power replacing citizenship power stratified the population based on capital....   [tags: Brazils Contemporary Society]

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Contemporary Society

- Contemporary Society Name: Institution: Contemporary Society Social and political scientists have associated contemporary society with a myriad of characteristics which include rapid technological advancements, greater human interactions, promotion of gender equality, and respect for human rights (Halcli & Browning, 2000, p. 226). However, many obstacles have stood on the way to achieving a number of important social issues such as ensuring proper gender equity in various government and private institutions....   [tags: Australian Contemporary Society]

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Kerry Marshall and Faith Ringgold: Contemporary Artists

-   Art is a skill used by humans which allows them to express ideas through writing, drawing, picture, sculpture, or other form. An artist can use art to prove a point to society, draw people’s attention to a situation or just as a means of entertainment in its design. Contemporary art is art produced at the present period in time or within our lifetime (Contemporary Art). Through contemporary art, artists are able to express social ideas or causes by giving us a glimpse into past events which have occurred because of decisions or actions and create a work which represent those events....   [tags: Artists, Analysis, Biography, Contemporary Art]

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Why People don’t Understand Contemporary Art?

- When I was reviewing the Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition, I came across a review online which expressed the opinion that the quality of the artworks decreased with the display of the 20th century works. It is not clear whether the author disliked only those particular works or modern art in general, but opinions like this, scolding the contemporary and praising the art of the past centuries are extremely common. It is easier to review works of artists like Durer or Waterhouse because the visual language is simpler: the witch ugly or beautiful has a physical form of a human and that form is rendered accurately....   [tags: art world, modern art, contemporary art]

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Question and Answer on Contemporary Social Issues

- 1. One of the most significant changes taking place in the past few decades, the one that has had a pronounced effect on millions of families, causing considerable concern, has been the movement of women into the workplace. This change has had momentous effects on women, on children, on men, on marital relations- on families. Since 1970s, according to the demand for low-paying “pink-collar”, women moved into those pink-collar jobs and into other jobs as well. The number of hiring women has steadily increased, so in 1960, 32 percent of married women in the labor force....   [tags: Contemporary Social Issues]

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What Makes Contemporary Modern Contemporary?

- What Makes Contemporary, Contemporary. Walking into a book store most people my age will go straight to the “teen section” The Fault in Our Stars, Looking for Alaska, Thirteen Reasons Why and so on. But what really makes these books made for teens- is it the fact that these are considered contemporary literature. Yikes- what the heck does contemporary even mean. Is it the same as postmodern literature. There are many uses for the word contemporary one that we hear the most is Contemporary Music....   [tags: Into the Wild, Christopher McCandless]

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Contemporary Dance : The Pioneers Of Contemporary Dance Addiction

- Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance combining elements of various dance genres, it strives to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. It first originated from ballet, however changed when Isadora Duncan adjudicated that she didn’t want to dance ballet. She disregarded that refined ideology and came up with the concept of contemporary dance; where the body moves freely and doesn’t have restrictions, embodying raw human emotion. Pioneers of contemporary dance comprise of the internationally known Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham....   [tags: Dance, Isadora Duncan, Dance therapy, Performance]

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A Contemporary Understanding Of Media And Gender

- Discuss the ways in which feminist theories have informed a contemporary understanding of media and gender. Consider at least TWO feminist perspectives in your answer. This essay will explore various feminist theories, which have accompanied with the contemporary ideas of media and gender, in relation to the feminism theory and individual analysis with feminist perspectives in mind. “Gender is not exactly the same as sex; moreover, sex is more physiological, whereas gender can be considered more social, political and cultural....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Radical feminism]

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The Importance Of The Education On The Contemporary Children

- The importance of the school education is undeniable in the modern society, and the role of the school in the development of personality and cognitive functions of the student was evident by the numerous investigations. “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate the integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity, or it becomes the practice of freedom” (Freire, 2016). Nowadays important question consists of the role of the destination of school and various aspects of it, as well as the role of curriculum or the organisation of the classes....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, History of education]

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Contemporary Theories And Perspectives On Anxiety

- Contemporary Theories and Perspectives The contemporary theories on anxiety have not differed from the previous research on anxiety. The contemporary theories still follow the psychoanalysis school of thought created by Freud. The contemporary research on anxiety deals with how to measure anxiety effectively. Many of the contemporary theories are by the same theorists in from the beginning of the 1900s who wrote on anxiety, which is the reason why the perspectives toward anxiety have not changed too much....   [tags: Anxiety, Panic disorder, Psychoanalysis]

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The Dangers of Pesticides in Contemporary Food

- When considering the issues surrounding foods commonly consumed today, one may conjure up images of food borne illness or starving children in a far-off Third World country. Although circumstances such as these are unfortunate, they fail to recognize the dangers developed societies face when deciding what to eat. Those living in developed nations often question where their food came from and what exactly it consists of, but rarely inquire further. These considerations are often made subconsciously, but they do begin to assess the origins of what we place inside our stomachs and the possible dangers of doing so....   [tags: Environment, health]

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Art of the Contemporary African Diasporal

- “Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora” is an exhibition that affords several practicing artists the chance to explore the psychological terrain between the West and Africa, examine the constantly changing physical geographies and contexts in the perceived ever-increasing globalization of the African diaspora and identify the various emotional expressions and aesthetic ambitions that manifest in their own work as result of African diaspora. The curatorial vision of the exhibition set out to create a distinct space of personal and cultural histories, perspectives and artistic visions, while attempting to avoid homogenization of the multiple realties of the artists involv...   [tags: Art Exhibition, Practicing Artists, Africa]

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The Influence of Impressionism in Contemporary Art

- Throughout the known history the artists have been striving to capture the world around them in an attempt to document the contemporary events and their surroundings or present their own or their client’s vision or an interpretation of a concept that would illustrate, describe or help visualize an idea. The description of the resulting art is often classifies the work as belonging to a specific style thus illustrating a set of common traits between the artifacts belonging to the same period. Two of these classifications are the Realist and the Impressionist movements....   [tags: art, artists]

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The Philosophy Of Basava And Contemporary Sharanas

- State of the Samaja Channu Kambalyal President, VSNA Respected Swamijis, dignitaries and the attendees of the 2016 VSNA Annual Convention from USA, Canada, India and other countries, on behalf of the VSNA, I would like to welcome you all for your esteemed presence on this occasion of the 39th VSNA Convention to learn more about the philosophy of Basava and contemporary Sharanas. Since Friday evening with the start of the convention activities, we have begun to witness the energy of the Maryland Chapter members and the meticulous planning of the convention led by the Convention Committee Chair – Dr....   [tags: President, President of the United States]

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Contemporary Approaches to the Marketing Mix

- Introduction “The marketing mix” was first brought out to describe a pool of marketing elements, from which marketing managers can choose to create distinct marketing strategies (Borden, 1964). This idea was further advocated by McCarthy (1960), who narrowed the options down to an essential framework consisted of four Ps, namely Product, Place, Promotion and Price (McCarthy, 1960, pp. 37-47). It has received wide acceptance that 4Ps are synonymous to the marketing mix, due to its easy-to-apply and mnemonic natures (Constantinides, 2006)....   [tags: 4Ps model, industrial, service, relationship]

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The Rhetoric Of Contemporary Business Education

- A Call to Bring Self-Awareness to Business Education The rhetoric of contemporary business education centers on the relevancy and practicality of curriculum as it applies to the realities of day-to-day management practices in corporate America. The rational and utilitarian approach to management, as seen in most business schools, has led scholars to caution against the potential damage to students, organizations, and business academia. As early as 1985, researchers have criticized management education programs as fragmented, lacking in the skills needed to lead and manage in a practical way, and failing to produce graduates who can make a positive impact on management practices (Datar, Garv...   [tags: Leadership, Management, Business school, Business]

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Contemporary Political Philosophy by Will Kymlicka

- Will Kymlicka’s book, “Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction,” discusses various political philosophies including utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is made up many different aspects including different accounts. The account of utility that I will be discussing is the informed preference satisfaction. Like any part of philosophy, this account of utility has its strengths and weaknesses in practicality and plausibility. I believe that the informed preferences account is a practical attempt to ensure a person’s or society’s well-being is maximized in a well informed and rational way of decision making....   [tags: utilitarianism, government]

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Biopolymers As a Contemporary Packaging Materials

- INTRODUCTION In conditions of lack of natural enemies, also as exponential scientific, technical and technological growth, some problems occurred that human kind wasn’t face earlier. With some actions that are taken, humans have succeeded to affect the ecosystem, unfortunately this effect was basically negative, and is manifested trough the climate changes or a nonrenewable resource waste. All the needs of contemporary society, such as food, fuel, energy and materials, mostly depends on energy sources produced from nonrenewable resources that originates from fossil fuels, while the same time a total quantity of waste, that jeopardizes an ecosystem, increases (Sudesh & Iwata, 2008)....   [tags: Sustainable Development, Technological Growth]

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Contemporary Poverty in the United Kingdom

- ... She is also interested in looking at the effect of poverty and social exclusion has on children and young people. The method Ridge uses in her research is Quantative and Qualitative, she has had discussion with young people and compared individuals from lone parent household and people in two parent household. Also on people that move in and out of poverty. The key point she makes is on social exclusion the lack of participation in social events which effects self-confidence. Other people also talk about the lack of participation Hirsch (2006) states that individuals in poverty find it hard to take part in society this is because, they do not have the resources they need....   [tags: effect on the experiences of childhood]

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Contemporary Studies Of The Timurid Dynasty

- Contemporary studies of the Timurid dynasty in Iran and Central Asia have long been dominated by nationalist, sectarian and ideological agendas which typically present the empire of the Timurid as an exclusively Iranian phenomenon. This paper re-evaluates the political and religious interpretation through the authoritative and administrative methods in the midst of Timur and Shuh Rukh reign, how did they keep up their empire through the political results in Central Asia and Western Persia. This paper display’s Timur and Shuh Rukh as an independent model, in like manner with the capital cities and territories; my proposal for that is to illustrate an analysis of the circumstances that appear...   [tags: Islam, Iran, Afghanistan, Timur]

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The Genesis Of Contemporary Black Feminism

- The first article is written by Black feminists and African American lesbians. This reading was broken into three different topics that all centered around the idea that they have never felt equal throughout their entire lives. The first topic, The Genesis of Contemporary Black Feminism, describes the origins of the ongoing struggle for liberation for black feminists and lesbians. The beginning of the late 1960’s, feminists had been beginning, however, the black feminists decided to branch off into their own separate feminist group, which was named the National Black Feminist Organization....   [tags: Feminism, Black feminism, New Testament, Bible]

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Ethics : Theory And Contemporary Issues

- By definition, ethics is what is and isn’t morally acceptable, and religion is a designed set of standards used to “worship” higher powers (“Ethics;” “Religion”). For centuries, people have argued about what it takes to be considered morally just and if it is related to religious beliefs or if it is a skill that all humans have adapted. After deep analysis of several different sources and examples were religions have tested the boundaries of morally acceptable behavior, it is clear that one doesn’t have to practice a religion to make ethical decisions....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Blood transfusion, Philosophy]

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Social Problems Of The Contemporary World

- Social problems in the contemporary world Institution: Date: Bringing together physical and mental health In this research paper, sufficient attention should be given to the possibility of a relationship between physical and mental health. This will help in developing new models of care whereby support would be offered in a more integrated scope. It is evident that there are high rates of mental health problems amongst people who have suffered long-term physical problems. Also, there is reduced life expectancy amongst people severe forms of mental disorders which are commonly attributed to poor physical health....   [tags: Health, Health care, Medicine, Public health]

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Contemporary American Politics And Politics

- 1. Intro The question asked “ Based on your understanding of the text and class lectures, do you know enough about American Parties and elections to understand contemporary American politics?” (Take Home Test). To answer this question I would say yes I have learned enough in this class to say that I do understand enough about contemporary American politics in general. I do however believe that American politics is a living thing and that change can happen at any time and no one can learn or know enough about contemporary American politics....   [tags: Elections, Election, Plurality voting system]

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Values in Contemporary Social Work

- Shared values are essential in the creating a successful relationship between the client and social worker. Social workers operate within society, not only to assist the individual but to create a more cohesive society. Values and ethics permeate the whole of social work practice and the society within which it practices (Shardlow 1989). Values are afforded a high position within social work, this is highlighted in: “Social work is a professional activity. Implicit in its practice are ethical principles which prescribe the professional responsibility of the social worker” (British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Code of Ethics)....   [tags: British Social Workers]

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Intimate Life in Contemporary Art

- ... As an American Documentary Photographer Goldin was very keen on recording reality the way it really was having a psychological need to have her camera wherever she went. It was an instrument that functioned partially as her memory. The quality of the pictures wasn’t as important as the content she presented. The use of artificial light was frequent in Godin’s work since she couldn’t see well and found out that colors change according to light later on in life. Her work explores the roles gender and sexual desire....   [tags: styles, subjects, chapter, art]

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The Role of Contemporary Designers

- In the lecture that Kalle Lasn gives he questions the role of contemporary designers. When speaking of designers he puts forth the roles of artists, graphical agitators, packagers of information, and corporate slaves. He then states that he believes most designers today occupy the latter two categories. He speculates that the cause of this situation is that most of todays designers are suffering from what he refers to as an identity crisis. This identity crisis stems from the designers lack of knowing why they are designing....   [tags: designs should not negatively impact society]

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Contemporary Issues Of Interpersonal Communication

- Selective Exposure Selective exposure refers to the tendency for people to expose themselves to those things that support their belief systems and avoid stimuli that challenge or contradict them (Orbe, Mark P., Carol J. Bruess. Contemporary Issues in Interpersonal Communication. Los Angeles: Roxbury, 2005. Print.) In other words, people tend to avoid those topics with which they disagree or do not understand and sidestep endeavors in which they are not as skilled. This is a recurring negative trait I have noticed in myself since I left high school....   [tags: Communication, Psychology]

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The Contemporary Western Art World

- ‘I want to show artists from the whole world, and to leave the ghetto of contemporary Western art where we have been shut up over these last decades’ (Buchloh & Martin, 1989, p. 27). Jean-Hubert Martin’s exhibition Les Magiciens de la Terre more than challenged, it stampeded into the contemporary Western art world demanding that it expand its vision beyond the generally agreed and understood definition of art. Martin wanted the art world to encompass the global through his sole curatorial vision....   [tags: Art, Modernism, Culture, Western Europe]

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The Challenges of Contemporary Policing

- The system of policing as is evident in contemporary society contains multiple challenges to the system of policing itself, the community as whole and also specific groups in society. This is evident through the challenges that are presented through the factors of corruption, misconduct and mental illness. It will be argued that the evidence of corruption and misconduct in the police force provides detrimental affects upon particular groups in the community, which reflects upon the efficiency of policing....   [tags: corruption, mental health, misconduct]

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Women in the Contemporary Church

- ... Sister Maureen states that women are represented as the mothers, the carers, they are the glue that keep things together, it can be seen in everyday life where women keep everything together, keep it moving. Furthermore in an interview with Estelle Graham this argument is elaborated when she says, ’women also have a different way of thinking, due to us having more of a motherly instinct which can help more people’. It is also evident in, Paul's New Testament epistle to Titus that women are the teachers and this epistle contains instruction concerning Titus needing to emphasize the truth that the older women of the congregation were to be "teachers of good things" (Titus 2:3)....   [tags: women´s role, holy communion]

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Contemporary Theories On Religious Anthropology

- In the third chapter of the Scupin book, contemporary theories on Religious Anthropology are discussed. Unlike both the Rational and Antirationalist of the past, contemporary theorist attempted to gain a more empirical understanding of religion. Leading the fight against the 19th century unilinear evolutionists was Franz Boss. Boss focused his studies with the Kwakiutl tribe in Canada, and he focused on the importance of field work. He was outspokenly critical of past anthropologists claiming that their “arm chair” tendencies lead to falsified data and forged conclusions....   [tags: Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture]

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The Problem With Contemporary Architecture

- I think the problem with contemporary architecture is that it is superficial and it lacks depth and meaning. I feel that most architects today design more for the edgy factor and care more about designing aesthetically pleasing buildings instead of for the comfort and needs of people. Certain designs lack growth and the ability to survive throughout the years. I also feel that some designs are absent in their connection to culture, nature and context and when these connections are absent the building we are designing is essentially just another shell....   [tags: Design, Architectural engineering]

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Images Of Contemporary Bangladeshi Women

- Good afternoon. I welcome all of you to this presentation session. The title of my presentation is ‘images of Contemporary Bangladeshi women’. Throughout the semester we have learned the images of western women. Most of the time it was painful for me, painful because I compared it with my own eastern culture and tried to come up a decision which one is better. So, I am inclined to transform some of the pain to you through this presentation. Bangladeshi society firmly believes that only well behaved women can make history....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Sharia, Marriage]

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Contemporary Ethical Challenges and Leadership

- A00014183 PHI 300 CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL CHALLENGES AND LEADERSHIP Ethics is a discipline of philosophy that outlines the right and the wrong moral conduct. It is a study of the moral behaviour of individuals and sets out a code of conduct as to how humans should act in a given situation. Contemporary ethics links the basic ideology of ethics with various other disciples of philosophy. Global dynamics have changed over the years. The way people think and behave, their sense of right and wrong, their views on the good and the bad, all of this has changed over time....   [tags: ethics, ideology, decisions, leaders, values]

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Significant Connections In Contemporary Texts

- A world in anarchy, a country with no stable power or government, a city in ruin, a family in mourning, a man or woman going through hell and back. In the world of an apocalypse, society takes on new morales, and people change their beliefs on whether they belong. Danger and terror ensues. Death will arrive one way or another, whether the people know or not. But, through it all, there are a select few who relish this opportunity of havoc. Being able to break their barriers and help those who need something....   [tags: anarchy, value of death, apocalyptic texts]

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Traditional and Contemporary Performance Measurement

- 1 Introduction In the past, the company performance was measured by asking ‘how much money the company makes?’ To a certain extent, they are right because gross revenue, profitability, return on capital, etc. are the results that companies must bring to survive. Unfortunately, in today business if the management focuses only on the financial health of the company, numerous unwanted consequences may arise. With the dramatic changes of business environment, the traditional measure that focuses on minimising production costs is no longer well-matched (Hall, 1980)....   [tags: prism, production companies]

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Challenges Of The Contemporary Workplace

- Challenges of the Contemporary Workplace Exploring modern challenges and ways managers can overcome them. Introduction The steady march of time heralds many changes to what we perceive as the traditional workplace. steady roles and reliable traditions and behaviours of management too must change so that their workplace remains effective and competitive. This essay details two significant changes that most workplaces are, or will, face and the challenges they bring. These challenges are the effects of increasing job mobility, and the diversification of the workforce....   [tags: Management, Employment, Scientific management]

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The American Contemporary Family Life

- Contemporary Family Life This report will focus on how the American Contemporary Family lives in today’s society. Present existence can be stressful -- in the 21st century, family as anywhere else in our fast-paced society and yet, with all the questions and trepidations about relationships, marriage and nurturing children, people in the United States today have elevated expectations of nurturing and marriage. In paralleling the present-day with the past -- the so-called "good old days" -- we need to comprehend that many of our uncertainties reflect how much improved we want to be, not how much better we used to be....   [tags: Family, Marriage, 21st century, Same-sex marriage]

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The Contemporary Issue Of Discrimination

- Introduction The contemporary issue of discrimination is a broad topic. Every Australian has an equal amount of rights, However Discrimination complaints are among the most sensitive and difficult issues for Human Right professionals to handle. Discrimination can occur anywhere in anyway, although one of the most common places where it is uncontrolled is in the working environment. It is defined as unfavorable treatment of a person or group relative to the way others are treated. It is unlawful for employees to discriminate others on the basis of race, gender, pregnancy, nation or ethnic origin, marital status or sexual orientation....   [tags: Discrimination, Human rights]

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Black Man Of Contemporary Society

- Black Man in Contemporary Society was a class the discussion we had with Professor Stevens. At the beginning of the lecture he points out, the word Consciousness, meaning awareness, becoming aware of the system and place of your society. The Professor stated in our discussion the word “System” should be replaced by ‘Society” under Black Man in Contemporary Society. Civil right movements a historical topic that was covered in class. The relevancy was to know the history of the leaders who embarked on this movement (Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and the others)....   [tags: Slavery, Black people, White people]

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Female Monstrosity in Contemporary Literature

- Literature Review: Female Monstrosity in Contemporary Literature The representation of women in literature has changed immensely throughout the years, especially in more recent times with the feminist movement. Feminist writers such as Angela Carter, Jeanette Winterson and Fay Weldon (three of the writers that were analysed in the sources) have challenged gender roles and female stereotypes by depicting their female characters as monstrous and grotesque, thereby defying male norms of female beauty and identity....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Virginia Woolf and Contemporary Feminism

- Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941), a prominent English writer and feminist, was considered one of the twentieth-century’s most remarkable modernist novelists. The well-known works of Virginia Woolf are often closely related to the development of feminist reproach. With that being said, she was a rather distinguished writer in relation to the modernist movement as well. Virginia Woolf certainly restructured the novel, experimenting with her flow of thoughts and imageries. Although, not always appearing to be the work of clear organization or even solid structure for that matter....   [tags: english writer, modernism, biography]

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Contemporary Language Situation in Wales

- INTRODUCTION This essay will explore the contemporary language situation in Wales. Welsh had declined to a minority language status in Wales at the beginning of the 20th century but recent efforts carried out by the Welsh Government saw the language experience signs of revitalisation. I will consider the level of success of a possible revitalisation and the ways in which the country attempts to encourage it. I will refer to statistical data to support my arguments and apply the works of language theorists such as Joshua Fishman and David Crystal....   [tags: Welsh, linguistics, sociology]

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The Formation Of Contemporary America

- Cameron Flynn Professor Mark Lane American History 30 October 2014 The formation of contemporary America is impossible to put in to context without discussing the cataclysmic and wide-ranging consequences of the Civil War. The origins of the war revolved around the divisive issue of slavery. It is important to know in more detail why such a devastating internal conflict commenced, lasting four years and culminating in 620,000 casualties. From a variety of social, political, and economic standpoints, and in the interest of preserving their way of life, the South felt forced to engage in Civil War, seceding from the Union and readying for battle....   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery in the United States]

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Philosophy Of Moral Contemporary Issues

- UNIVERSITY OF NEWBRUNSWICK Physician-Assisted Suicide Samantha Richard 3430013 Philosophy of Moral Contemporary Issues Dr. Timothy Christie Abstract Physician-assisted suicide has been a topic of huge debate in Canada for quite some time because the general idea is that suicide is morally wrong; you cannot kill a person and another cannot kill you without serious consequences. Therefore the idea of killing humans in general is wrong. However, this is an important topic because there are people who are either terminally ill, or are suffering from debilitating, and extremely painful illnesses that they are forced to live with and have no way to end it with dignity....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Homicide, Euthanasia]

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Contemporary Slavery Around The World

- Contemporary Slavery around the World Slavery is still a major problem in today’s society according to Carollann Gamino, an intern at an organization dedicated to ending poverty, disease, and hunger. Modern day slavery not only exists, but is currently at an alarmingly high number. It is estimated that about 27 million slaves are in bondage today all around the world. End It Movement is a coalition of organizations who are in the fight for freedom, trying to end slavery. They define slavery as being forced to work without pay....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Debt bondage]

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Contemporary : Pandora 's Box

- Gabrielle DeGori ENG 103-65 Professor Gross October 20, 2015 Contemporary: Pandora 's Box The beginning of the story of Pandora is an interesting one. It begins with the Titan Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus. The Titan Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus were spared imprisonment in Tartarus because they had kept their neutrality in the war between the Olympians and the Titans. According to the legend, Prometheus shaped man out of mud, and Athena breathed life into the clay figure. Once man was created, however, Prometheus allowed his brother, Epimetheus, to distribute various qualities to the animals and man....   [tags: Greek mythology, Hermes, Athena, Zeus]

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Contemporary Issues Of Instructional Innovation

- Contemporary Issues in Education A far reaching meaning of instructional innovation was composed by an educator of Instructional Systems: "Instructional innovation is the issue examination, arrangement outline, advancement, usage, administration, and assessment of instructional procedures and assets to enhance learning and execution in training and at work" (Reiser, 2001, p. 53 ). The bases of instructional innovation can be followed back to the turn of the twentieth Century. The authentic, social, and philosophical establishments of instructional innovation, alongside the speculations connected with it, can be contemplated....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology]

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Gains And Mills Contemporary Perspective

- Gains and Mills Contemporary Perspective America in the seventies had social groups of powerful and the less powerful in America. Two writers in particular wrote works to illustrate the workings of society structure back then. These two authoggrs where Gans and Mills. Gain’s theory on poverty shows how the elites dominated the poor and Mill’s essay discusses the social institutions and their power in society both of which are similar. Gan’s theory on poverty implies the ruling elite and middle class benefit from the people in poverty....   [tags: Sociology, Institution, Working class]

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Contemporary Trends Of American Religion

- This report is an evaluation of concepts used by Mark Chaves to explain contemporary trends of American Religion. This report consists of a comparison in religious beliefs between my grandmother, my mother, and me, in order to identify whether our religious belief has continuity or if it has changed. First, I interview two members of my family from two different generations of time about the theme of belief discussed by Mark Chaves. Additionally, I compared my grandmother and mother’s responses to three questions pertaining to Chaves’s concepts of belief with my response to the same three questions to identify what factors determine whether our religious belief has continuity or if it has ch...   [tags: Religion, Faith, Spirituality]

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How Contemporary And Modern Businesses

- Within this essay a clear understanding and summarization of how contemporary and modern businesses, stating the essential knowledge needed to evolve and adapt in order to thrive (Canton, 2006). The main issues being covered will be marketing in the modern context, production in a global environment, human resources, operations, e-commerce and how a business will need to work together in order to create a more suitable world. The business world is one that is ever growing and changing, leaders that are able to identify the future trends and correctly acknowledge how the world will have profoundly changed in the next few years....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Social responsibility]

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Nature Of Contemporary Operations Management

- a) Nature of contemporary operations management in relation to its contribution to the achievement of the oranisation’s strategic objectives in terms of. Quality: Quality refers to the ability of a product or service to consistently meet or exceed customer requirements or expectations. Different customers will have different expectations, so a working definition of quality is customer-dependent (Product Quality - Boundless Open Textbook, n.d ). The manager of BMW was thinking what the customer want, they soon notice the digitalization and the associated technical, after that, when they are making the decision, they will consider the technical first....   [tags: Management, Marketing, Operations management]

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The Contemporary Practices Of Management

- Contemporary Practices in Management Report on :-CONTROLLING Prepared by:- Mehul Sharma(M044) Arjun Shastry (M045) Swati Singh (M047) Varnika Srivastava (M048) Yash Talsania(M049) CONTROLLING It is the process of monitoring, comparing, and correcting work performance. Managers should control , even if they think their units are performing as planned, they can’t really know how units are performing unless they have evaluated what activities have been done and compared actual performance against the desired standard module which has been established while planning....   [tags: Management, Control system, Process control]

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Contemporary Architecture: Dominique Perrault

- INTRODUCTION Dominique Perrault, the leading French architect, became a landmark figure in contemporary architecture after winning the competition for the Bibliothèque nationale de France at age of 36. Perrault was born in 1953 and was educated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He holds many prestigious prizes and awards including "Grande Médaille d'or d'Architecture" (2010), "Seoul Metropolitan Architecture Award" for EWHA Womans University in Korea, "World Architecture Award" (2002), "Mies van der Rohe prize" (1997), "French national Grand Prize for Architecture" (1993)....   [tags: french, design, public space]

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Contemporary and Historical Portraiture

- Portraiture is the category in which an artist’s objective is to portray, realistically, one or more people in a painting, photograph or sculpture. This is not necessarily restricted to appearance as an artist can also show the mood and character of the sitter. They can also be used to portray qualities such as wealth, beauty or power. Portraits date back as far as ancient Egypt and remain one of the most popular categories to date. I will be looking at both a contemporary and a historical portraiture artist to explore and compare their style, influence and how they have chosen to express their subjects....   [tags: van gogh, picasso]

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Museum of Contemporary Act

- In my first ever visit to the MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, was an interesting one. My summer job this past summer was working on Case Western Reserve Campus of 115th and Euclid. Every day I would take the RTA Healthline to work and sometime would dine at the restaurants around the MOCA museum. So every day I would walk pass the museum and not knowing what that unique building was. I went online to search for the museum address and when I saw the Google street view of the building, I was surprised to discover what that magnificent looking building truly was....   [tags: MOCA, Art Analysis, Art Museum]

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Contemporary and Alternative Medicine

- Contemporary and Alternative Medicine “Health need and the use of alternative medicine among adults who do not use conventional medicine”   In researching the article “health need and the use of alternative medicine among adults who do not use conventional medicine,” I found that this article is a notion based on people who use conventional and alternative medicine. (Nahin, Dahlhamer, Stussman, & 2010, p. 220) These results are based on numbers of those who turn to conventional and alternative medicine in a giving year....   [tags: conventional medicine, CAM therapies]

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Thanks to Contemporary Nursing

- ... At first, her parents opposed her decision to become a nurse (Joel, 2006). That did not stop Nightingale from fulfilling her purpose and goals. Before she could achieve those merits, she went through the Crimean war. Many soldiers died, it must have been devastating for a nurse at the time to endure that amount of soldiers dying daily. Soldiers not only died from gunshots, but also from infections contracted from highly unsanitary environments. There was not even an appropriate and efficient triage system in place at the time....   [tags: wounded, medical, inspiration]

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Contemporary Community and Research

- Although often containing key elements surrounding locus and relationships, the definition of community is a subjective, fluid, and debatable concept. Notable sociological theorists such as Marx and Engels (1840’s), Tönnies (1887), Durkheim (1893), Hillery (1955), and Parsons (1960), among others, have created unique and widely used definitions of community (Bruhn, 2011, pp. 29-31). Not surprisingly then, the ways in which community has been researched sociologically are characterised by varied methodologies and techniques....   [tags: Qualitative, Quantitative, Society]

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Nicaragua's Contemporary Global Issue

- Nicaragua’s Contemporary Global Issue Modernly, there are several social and environmental issues facing Nicaraguans. Pollution, civil war, and unjust poverty affect the lives of Nicaraguans everyday. Furthermore, Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. (Malnutrition, 2011) One result of this dismal reality is that many Nicaraguans, particularly children, living in rural areas of the small Latin American country suffer from malnutrition and malnourishment. In fact, nearly 27% of the population physically aches over the lack of food to maintain a healthy diet....   [tags: Nicaragua, poverty, globalization]

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Sexuality in Contemporary Egypt

- ... The first, and most dynamic, example is that of the two men Hatim, a poor man, and Abduh, a respected editor. Aswany does not really go into great detail as to how this relationship began, but the audience is left to assume that this arrangement was at least initially consensual. The problem with this situation though is that despite the two being presumable lovers at first, Abduh feels compelled to keep the sexual relationship going because of what Hatim provides. Hatim gives Abduh anything he or his family needs leaving Abduh feeling trapped....   [tags: Sonallah Ibrahim's That Smell]

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Approaches to Contemporary Leadership

- ... Generally, LMX 7 scores are considered to be very high between 30 and 35, high between 25 and 29, moderate between 20 and 24, low between 15-19, and very low 7-14. I had a score of 32, which falls under the upper score category or range of this instrument used to describe and prescribe leadership. Based on the results of this exercise, I have stronger, high-quality interactions with my subordinates or followers. This implies that my leadership style tends to be effective when working with in-group members or subordinates, who carry out their respective tasks based on their employment tasks....   [tags: transformational, transactional, laissez-faire]

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A Brief Guide to Contemporary Bathroom Lighting

- With the modern additions of shower stalls and garden spa bathtubs, the contemporary bathroom lighting used in modern bathrooms is becoming increasingly important to the overall beauty and style of the modern home. The challenge that is presented by contemporary lighting in a bathroom is finding a way to provide adequate lighting to the entire bathroom space. The homeowner who can successfully tackle this challenge will find that they are able to create a bathroom space in their home that is both functional and beautiful....   [tags: Lighting, Fixtures, Features]

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The Life and Mindd of John Bordley Rawls

- JOHN RAWLS – THE LIFE AND MIND Contemporary philosopher John Bordley Rawls provided the liberal world with an ethical theory that placed the concept of justice at its center of concentration. John Rawls was arguably one of the most influential political philosophers of the Twentieth Century following the Second World War. Rawls published his first book, “A Theory of Justice”, in 1971, which was widely considered his best work and the most important work of political philosophy. Rawlsianism, Rawls’ philosophical basis, aimed at challenging utilitarian principles and it therefore received both strong support and strong opposition.2 Biographical Sketch John Rawls was born into a comfortabl...   [tags: contemporary philosophers]

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Age of Anxiety Versus Contemporary Humanity

- ... Max and quick production was the new way. We will base our demonstration in many diverse examples to show how both periods are interrelated. The Age of Anxiety is a time period from 1914-1950. This era was filled with uncertainty, World Wars, and change in how human perceived the world. The present time period can be known as the contemporary Humanities (from 1970 to present) but for some scholars it can be defined as the cold war1950 to 1991. Another word it is not rigid temp period. The contemporary age appears to have better human condition than the Age of Anxiety when you think about what each age has to offer....   [tags: war, technology, drugs]

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Four Corner Debate by Raymond Repka

- Debate statement: “Contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization.” The criteria that I based my position on were the following:  What does responding effectively mean.  What legacies of this issue(s) have led to contemporary globalization.  What is a legacy. My position for this debate is strongly disagree. The events that have occurred in the past still affect society today. Take an event like the Rwandan Genocide that happened a little under twenty years ago, eight hundred-thousand to one million people killed within one hundred days....   [tags: contemporary globalization]

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Contemporary Art Today

- Contemporary art is produced at the present period in time, which it mainly refers to the meaning of the spirit, and have a modern art Modern language. When people are faced with a work of art, there is a complex judgment or intuition feeling which to consider about it has artistic value or not. Exposure of today's artists and cultural environment and in the face of today's reality, their work will inevitably reflect the characteristics of today. “A work of art is a tautology in that it is a presentation of the artist’s intention, that is, he is saying that a particular work of art is art, which means, is a definition of art” (Diarmuid Costello, Jonathan Vickery, pg.22, 2007)....   [tags: Exploration, Expression, Value]

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Emergence of Modern Dance in America

- Final Paper Modern dance flourished in the twentieth century embodying a tradition of theatrical dance unique to classic ballet. Unlike in classic ballet, modern dance did not represent expression, but rather an obsession with modern art itself. By analyzing the contrasting cultural elements of dance from both ballet and modern dance it will reveal the hybridity of dance culture. Early modern day American dancers Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis symbolized the breakaway from the classical ballet European culture (Thomas)....   [tags: Contemporary, Ballet]

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The Use of Traditional Styles in Contemporary Architecture

- Abstract: Contemporary architects have a wide variety of sources to gain inspiration from, but this has not always been the case. How did modernism effect sources of inspiration. What did post-modernism do to liberate the choice of influences. Now that Contemporary architects have the freedom of choice, how are they using “traditional” styles and materials to inspire them. Even after modernism why are traditional styles still around. Through the modern era technologies evolved and avant garde was not just a matter of being ahead in you design concepts,....   [tags: architecture]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)

- The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) had three different artists work on display. It was split up into three different rooms the first room was Design 99 To Much of a Good Thing and in the next room is Latoya Ruby Frazier Mother May I and in the last room was Jef Geys Woodward Avenue. The art that was on display was not traditional art work. All of the artist’s work displayed in the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit was out of the box thinking. The flow in each exhibit made it easy to move from one piece of art work to another piece of work....   [tags: Art Gallery Review]

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Contemporary Christian Music

- "No bullet can stop us now, we neither beg nor we won't bow; Neither can be bought nor sold. We all defend the right; Jah - Jah children must unite: Your life is worth much more than gold. We're jammin' (jammin', jammin', jammin') And we're jammin' in the name of the Lord" Lyrics from "Jammin", a song performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers Change is a major part of every teenager’s life. Teenagers experience physical, mental, and social changes. The most major change in my life was when I developed my own taste in music....   [tags: Music]

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Contemporary Theory: Stratification

- A major concern of modern-day theory would be the impacts of stratification within society. Social stratification is defined as the “hierarchical or vertical division of society according to rank, caste, or class” (Dictionary.com 2014). Social stratification can be operationally defined “as the systematically unequal distribution of power, wealth, and status (Bowles 2013; Kerbo 2000). Stratification sets up that all known societies past and present “distribute its scarce and demanded goods and services unequally” (Grusky, Ku, and Szelenyi 2008; Tumin 1953)....   [tags: Division of Society, Hierarchy, Rank, Society]

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Race and Its Importance to Contemporary Sociey

- The concept of race is prevalent in today’s contemporary society. Race becomes an integral part of everyday routine and as such the socially constructed idea is extremely important. Race or the biological features of a person or group (including “skin colour, eye shape, hair and other such features” ) is used generally to identify aspects of an individual’s personality – the notion of which is merely impossible. “Race exists only as a statistical correlation, not as an objective fact. The distinction we make between different races is not naturally given but is socially defined”....   [tags: biological features of a person/group]

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Contemporary African Art

- Proposed Research Outline: In the slippery terrain created by globalization and cultural brokering, contemporary art made in Africa (and its diasporas) has enjoyed a steady growth in interest and appreciation by Western audiences during the last few decades (Kasfir, 2007). Several biennials, triennials, and scholarly works attest to that, with much of its impact owed to the figure of Okwui Enwezor. However, seamlessly uniting diverse African artists under the untrained Western gaze for the commercialism of the international art circuit – notwithstanding their different cultural contexts and the medium in which they work – is bound to create problems....   [tags: Africa ]

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Understanding Contemporary Leisure

- ... He is quoted as saying leisure has in itself ‘intrinsic pleasure, intrinsic happiness, and intrinsic felicity’ (p.14). In order to achieve this freedom, Aristotle believed man should be a balance of many facets of Greek life. The ideal man was a balanced artist, musician, soldier and philosopher. Education and time spent in these areas created a better citizen in Aristotle’s eyes. Although leisure was described as a state of contentment, Aristotle did classify music and contemplation as leisure activities....   [tags: aristotle, greek, modern leisure]

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