• Peer Marriage Traditional Schwartz Couples
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    Danielle L. Woods February 12, 2000 Sociology 352 Book Review Looking for Love in an Equal: A Review of Love between Equals; The Truth About Peer Marriages For Centuries in our society marriage between man and woman has been a practiced cultural right and custom. Over 90% of Americans will marry in their lifetime and roughly 50% of those marriages will result in Divorce. Many Sociological factors contribute to the high divorce rate expressed in our culture. Reasons that contribute to the divorce...
  • African Traditional Religions Spirits Religion Life
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    Activity #28-15-00 Traditional African Religion The Religious Sphere There is widespread belief in a supreme God, unique and transcendent. Africans have a sense of the sacred and sense of mystery; there is high reverence for sacred places, persons and objects; sacred times are celebrated. Belief in the after life is incorporated in myths and in funeral ceremonies. Religion enfolds the whole of life; there is a difference between life and religion. Ancestors mediate between God and men. It is bel...
  • Gender Traditional Media Role
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    Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, May 1997 v 36 n 9-10 p 551 (22) Advertising's effects on men's gender role attitudes. Jennifer Gars t; Galen V. Bodenhausen. Author's Abstract: COPYRIGHT 1997 Plenum Publishing Corporation We posited that media images of men influence the gender role attitudes that men express soon after exposure to the images. A total of 212 men (87% European American, 7% Asian or Asian American, 3% African American, and 3% other) viewed magazine advertisements containing image...
  • Richard Schechner And New Theatre
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    Richard Schechner envisions a new theatre in three of his major essays, Happenings (1966), Six Axioms for Environmental Theatre (1968), and Negotiations with the Environment (1968). He does not spend time discussing his famed not not themselves ideology of the performer or ritual ecstasy; instead he discusses a new genealogical hybrid termed the new theatre by Allan Kaprow. Schechner uses the traditional theatre as a comparison and first comments in Happenings because it is unlike traditional th...
  • Heavy Industry Location Traditional Land
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    How did traditional industrial location factors influence The pattern of industry in the UK Traditional industrial location factors were, in the words of Karl Marx: Land, Labour, Capital and Raw materials, and these greatly influenced industrial location in the UK up until the 70 s: Land, referring to the site of an industry, was important when considering where the factories were located: Traditional heavy industry needed (generally) large amounts of flat land to accommodate huge furnaces and l...
  • Reflection On Alternative Assessments
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    Reflection on Alternative Assessments Traditional and alternative assessments share some key elements, yet differ as well. All assessments, whether given as a test after a unit or alternative, should be measurable and be reliable and valid by having clear criteria to measure the learning targets. Traditional and alternative assessments generally differ in timing, feedback, student's involvement, and how the teacher uses the information though. The time in which traditional assessments such as af...
  • Traditional Ideologies Values Society Texts
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    'Traditional Ideologies " The texts that we, the reader, tend to relate to most are the texts that reflect our values or include certain social issues of the present. Texts such as these are therefore quite commonly found beside the beds, on the coffee tables and in the bookcases of many Australians. These texts, in a way act as a barometer for values, and shifts in values in our society. This can be seen in many instances. For example, take the feature film 'The Castle'. The typical Australian...
  • African Music Africa Land Traditional
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    Culture is the sum total of the behaviour al practices of a group of people. Culture includes art, music, dressing, food etc. Farming and hunting are some of the more prominent occupations in Africa. This is not to undermine the existence of the other occupation such as medicine, law pharmacy, interior decoration and so on. There are many languages in Africa such as Yoruba, Igbo, Swahili, Arabic, and so on. The languages of different parts of Africa could be influenced by the ex-colonies of tha...
  • Tradition Vs Modernity Amy Kramer
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    England and India never did understand one another. (Prasad 37) Undiluted East had always been too much for the West; and soulful East always came lap-dog fashion to the West, mutually asking to be not too little and not too much, but just right. (Prasad 37) The struggle of individuals caught between tradition and modernity, or between India and the west, is a very common theme in Indian literature. This struggle is evident in Nectar in a Sieve, as Rukmani often finds herself battling between he...
  • Online Universities Students Traditional University
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    Online Universities and Traditional Universities Traditional universities are a wonderful way to study for students who have the time and patience to deal with teachers and classmates. In contrast, online universities are the ideal way to study for students who do not have the time to go to school and those who enjoy working at their own pace. Some students enjoy traditional universities while others prefer online universities. If someone chooses a traditional university and then realizes that h...
  • Traditional Societies Life People Modern
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    The old-traditional way of life has vanished for ever. Today only villages and some small towns remind us of this kind of life, and as time passes, more people choose to abandon traditional way of life, to move to the "big city." Modern way of life has nothing in common with the traditional one. Human habits, values, norms have changed. The most important of these social changes can be observed in human relationships, family economy, education, government, health, and religion. To be able to exa...
  • Changing Family Functions Families Traditional Social
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    Another function of the family is to regulate the sexual activity. Every culture regulates sexual activity in the interest of maintaining kinship organization and property rights. Reproduction between close relatives can physically or mentally impair offspring. Yet, only humans observe an incest taboo, suggesting that the key reason for controlling incest is social. Social placement function means that families are not needed for people to reproduce, but they help maintain social organization. P...
  • The Changing American Family
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    The family is important to people all over the world although the structure of the family is quite different from one country to another. In the united States, as in many countries in the world, the family is changing. A generation or two ago, the traditional family, in which the father was boss, was customary. Now the modern family, in which both the father and mother are equal partners, is more common. Although there are several similarities between the traditional and the modern family, ther...
  • Home School Schooled Traditional Time
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    Home Schooling The opposers of home-schooling can argue that home-schooled children can never be certain if they are learning all the things in the curriculum, and if their standards are equal to their traditional schooled counterparts. They also worry that children who are home-schooled miss out on the social life of being at a traditional school. Home-schooled students in the US always beat out their traditional schooled counterparts in standardized tests. They are also free from distraction w...
  • Irish Folk Music Traditional Tunes Today
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    In ancient Ireland, music was an important part of life. It was played for Kings, Chiefs, and also for entertainment of the people. The first Irish tunes were played primarily on the harp. Professional harpers were honored above all other musicians and earned a high reputation for their music. After a horrific war in Ireland in 1607, there was a heavy blow to the Gaelic order. Many towns were destroyed, and several of the music schools were shut down. Because most of the tunes were transmitted ...
  • Thesis Proposal Bahay Kubo
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    INTRODUCTION The way we live tells us who we are, so our homes are dead giveaways. We Filipinos are known around the world for our unconditional caring for our elders. This thesis, "REINVENTING EARLY FILIPINO TRADITIONAL HOUSES INTO A CONTEMPORARY FILIPINO RESIDENCE", is a tribute to our forefathers to somehow show them that their heritage is still alive and as well appreciated. And what better way to show them appreciation than to relive their work in the past and incorporate it in the future. ...
  • Comparative Essay On Roth Iras And Traditional Iras
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    Compare and Contrast Roth IRAs to Traditional IRAs Based Upon Farmers Insurance Information in 2002 THE TASK AND THE FINDINGS Report Authorization This analytical report of Roth IRA and Traditional IRA from Farmers Insurance Group is presented to Dr. Cynthia C. Barnes, Professor Department of Information Systems & Analysis, on November 11, 2002. Research was conducted by Josh M. Martin of Financial Specialties Incorporated upon the authorization of this topic on August 21,...
  • Traditional Ira's Plan Tax Contribution
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    Traditional IRA: A Traditional IRA is any IRA that is not a Roth, SIMPLE, or Coverdell Education Savings Account. A Traditional IRA can be opened by any person who has earned income, and wishes to defer or eliminate the payment on taxes on income on funds set aside for retirement. Once you are 70 1/2 or over, you may not make contributions to Traditional IRAs. If you are eligible to contribute to a Traditional IRA, the amount of contribution that you can make a tax deduction on will depend if yo...
  • Online Instruction Versus Traditional Classroom Instruction
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    EFFECTIVENESS OF ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY VERSUS TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM DELIVERY IN COLLEGE COURSES In the past years education has witnessed a boom in regards to the acceleration of technology use in the classroom. Along with the rise of internet use in traditional classroom instruction, the rise of online classroom instruction has become a necessity when trying to keep up with the demands of student learning in the technology age. Education today finds itself faced with the challenge of ma...
  • Traditional Culture Technology Science Modern
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    In the modern society, science and technology poses a threat to traditional culture and technology. Some people say: ! ^0 Science has extended life, conquered disease and offered new sexual and commercial freedoms, so it doesn! t matter if traditional culture and technology fades away! +/-. I disagree with them by three reasons below: Firstly, traditional culture and technology is a basis of modern science and plays an important role in development of modern science. As we know, Chinese invented...