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24 Jul 2015

Impact of Affordable Care Act on healthcare insurance benefits in Georgia school districts

Essay - 9 pages - Sociology

European Medical Universalism has been approach that has been adopted by the European Countries in the implementation of their medical strategies and interventions. Unlike the European counterparts the United States of America have adopted an approach commonly referred to as the social model. In...

09 Jul 2015

Civil rights movement in America

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology

Despite the stop of slavery in the United States at the end of the 19th century, African Americans were still subjected to regular discrimination, were forced to use separate schools and public utilities from the better-quality ones of the whites, and they could not fully exercise their voting...

16 Apr 2015

Institutionalism: Brief study

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology

School of economic thought which emerged in the 20s in the United States was sought to be based on history, sociology and social sciences in general. Thorstein Veblen highlighted by the institutionalism opposed the foundations of Classical and Neoclassical schools, with the goal of leading the...

23 Mar 2015

Evolution of sports sponsorship

Case study - 5 pages - Sociology

In the early twentieth century in Italy and Germany, sports sponsorship was a form of paternalism, where companies invest in sports without waiting for a commercial or financial return. The most prominent examples are from Fiat with the football club Juventus, and the chemical company Bayer with...

29 May 2014

Analysing the potential of group work to promote mutual aid and empowerment

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology

Mutual aid is group work where there group member is not only a recipient of help but also providers of service in enabling the group to meet its common goals and achieving its common strategy. Empowerment is both a process and a goal. It is a process that involves ongoing development of the...

15 Aug 2013

Lesbians in the United States

Case study - 9 pages - Sociology

Basically, “Lesbians are female homosexuals, women affectionately and sexually attracted to women” (Burn 79). More complex definitions exist, encompassing the politics of lesbianism or the self-labeling of lesbians. But the most important thing to acknowledge about lesbians is that...

30 Apr 2013

Border control solutions

Case study - 3 pages - Sociology

The United States is at risk. We face several issues that put our citizens in immediate danger. Many of these issues can be found by reviewing the topic of border control. Border control is a threat to the security of our nation. It allows illegal immigration to occur, drug smuggling and several...

08 Apr 2013

Food service management research project

Case study - 4 pages - Sociology

Anyone can own a restaurant, however not everyone can be successful in owning and operating one. For Arturo Kassel, opening his dream restaurant would be more of trail and error than a fairy tale ending. Beginning in 2008, Kassel was a beverage manager at a New York hotel with the drive and...

30 Mar 2011

The evolution of sign language through the ages

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

The history of language houses many fascinating subtopics that can paint a wildly intriguing picture of how communication has evolved and been promoted. In the field of linguistics, sign language is arguably one of the most complex and interesting forms of communication. Its history is...

22 Mar 2011

"High, Popular and "Low" cultures and everyday life

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

In this excerpt from Culture and Everyday Life (2005), D. Inglis intends to clarify the notions of high/low and popular cultures and their impact on everyday life and conversely, arguing that the social and cultural spheres cannot be separated. He also tries to explain the way art is defined as...

31 Dec 2010

Female Beauty in Japan: perceptions and evolutions

Thesis - 7 pages - Sociology

Japan, is widely known for origami, the art of folding a kimono, ikebana and many such arts that require patience and discipline and seek to "beautify" the environment. However, in this document we will study the Japanese notion of beauty as it is applied to women. What does it mean to be...

29 Sep 2010

The Gender Issue: Why this issue still poses enormous problems in the American and European societies at the dawn of 2010

Essay - 3 pages - Sociology

For centuries, numerous demonstrations by feminist movements have accompanied women's emancipation. Their profoundly in-egalitarian status has dramatically changed. Women broke into all sectors of public life. However, we still notice today a lot of inequalities in the American society....

29 Sep 2010

Global Relationship: Are Sexual Gender Roles Changing?

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

As defined by the Encyclopedia, a role, in the sociological sense, is a set of connected behaviors, rights and obligations as conceptualized by the actors in a social situation. It is an expected behavior in a given individual social status and social position. Since the 18th century, the...

29 Sep 2010

Where are Queen Victoria's moral values in the modern English way of life?

Worksheets - 2 pages - Sociology

Today, if you search a definition of the 'Victorian moral values' in the Collins, you will find, 'qualities considered to characterize the Victorian period, including enterprise and initiative and the importance of family'. So, first, it's seen today as if it belongs to...

29 Sep 2010

Conditions of access to maternity wards in the city of Recife

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

In order to answer the question "how to build the experience of motherhood in popular urban community in Recife?? we rely particularly on the contributions of two authors: the theory of social experience by Dubet, and sociology of the generation by Luc Boltanski. These theoretical approaches are...

29 Sep 2010

The sociology of disasters

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

It is customary to consider the disaster or a catastrophe as a phenomenon essentially tied to the vagaries of nature or as a byproduct of human activities. In both cases, it is approached through a perspective of emergency that rarely leaves room for interpretation on the functioning of social...

29 Sep 2010

Ethnographic Research Project: Yoga To The People

Case study - 7 pages - Sociology

As our mantra says...this yoga is for mothers, brothers, sisters and grandmothers, poets, bakers, painters and artists. This is Yoga to the People! So let all of your doubts or questions be set aside... come and explore the world of yoga', are the words one can read when entering Yoga to the...

29 Sep 2010

Presentation of The end of the body, Emily Martin

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology

Why is the question of the body so important and relevant today? This is because the body is a key feature in Western societies, as historical factors have led to the merging of a salient body; among them: the European state formation (with the creation of protected citizenship),...

29 Sep 2010

Analysis of a moral struggle

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

"Public should not exercise authority over any marriage", says Nathan Warner in a recent article. Is it that simple? Should marriage really be a private matter, on which the State has no control? A few years ago, the Economist published an article dealing with polygamy practiced by Mormon...

29 Sep 2010

Cultural analysis of France

Essay - 18 pages - Sociology

France is one of the 27 member States of the European Union. This means it enjoys the four fundamental freedoms within the European market: freedom of movement for people, money, services and goods. France is located in Western Europe, a developed area with all the necessary infrastructures for...

29 Sep 2010

Have eating habits changed in the last 20 years for the better or for the worse?

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

A meal is usually defined as the consumption of two or more foods in a structured setting at a set time. Snacks consist of a small amount of food or beverage eaten between meals. A common eating pattern is three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) per day, with snacks between meals. The...

29 Sep 2010

The measure of America: how a rebel anthropologist waged war on racism, Claudia Roth Pierpont

Book review - 3 pages - Sociology

Based on Boas's life and achievements, Claudia Roth Pierpont's article ?How a rebel anthropologist waged war on racism' deals with the origins of anthropology in the United States, laying emphasis on the importance of Boas, the "rebel anthropologist?, in the transformation of the...

29 Sep 2010

The use and abuse of biology, an anthropological critique of sociobiology

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology

According to M. Sahlins, vulgar sociobiology is "the explication of human social behavior as the expression of the needs and drives of the human organism". This thesis implies that social organization is exclusively determined by biology. However, among other arguments, the author argues that one...

29 Sep 2010

Anthropological debates on definition and origin

Book review - 1 pages - Sociology

This article is based on Tylor's work on animism and Durkheim's work The Elementary Forms of the religious Life. One of the main problems of an anthropological study of religions is to find the objectivity that every science requires. For example do we need to be believers or atheists to...

29 Sep 2010

America's middle-class

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

We have examined throughout the length of this course the fact that America's lower class does not have the ability to voice their political concerns that the wealthier classes have and thus, when focusing on the issue of welfare it is important to realize that most of the policies enacted...

29 Sep 2010

One is not born, but rather becomes a woman' (de Beauvoir). Discuss with references to determinist, constructionist and deconstructionist theories of gender.

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.' This famous assertion, excerpted from Simone de Beauvoir's Deuxième Sexe, concentrates the idea that sexual identity is an identity that one acquires, and whose acquiring is influenced by socialization, education, ideology and cultural...

29 Sep 2010

The Amish

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

We discuss about the characteristic features of the Amish community in this document. The Amish are a religious and close-knit community which lives in the USA, a country that is riding high in terms of technology. The most astonishing aspect about them is that they choose to live on the fringes...

29 Sep 2010

The intrusion of church behind bars. Case Study: faith-based prison programs in the U.S.

Essay - 10 pages - Sociology

The Evangelical leader Charles W. Olson had promoted his dream of a 'Christian prison' for years. After he was convicted for his role in the Watergate scandal, this former aid of President Nixon was released from jail in 1975. He founded then, the Prison Fellowship Program in 1976. This...

29 Sep 2010

Islam and Modernity : Towards a modern comprehension of Islam

Essay - 6 pages - Sociology

The events of the 20th century have totally disturbed the geography of Islam. Decolonization and globalization have been raising new issues in Muslim societies throughout the world. In this essay, we will see how the tension between the search for a Muslim identity on the one side, and the push...

29 Sep 2010

Marabouts in Morocco : how to explain the vigour of maraboutic practices today in the Cherifian Kingdom?

Essay - 6 pages - Sociology

The term "marabout" comes from the deformation of the Arabic term murabit. The murabit is a disciple who receives the religious teachings of a master of in a ribat. Their necropolises are often located on what used to be the old major caravan routes, where they represented spaces of neutrality,...