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  • Labor Government And Its Ideology
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    -- -Affect of the Ideology of the Hawke Labor Government on Interactions with Business and Society -- -By Nathan Eaton Since the Second World War, the Australian state has adopted a distinct approach in its dealings with society and business. This approach has been characterised by government intervention in the activities of business and a comprehensive welfare system serving the vulnerable segments of society. Often, government intervenes in the activities of business to force industries to as...
  • Cultural And Ideological Tool For Mass Culture
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    Ideology does not exist as an individual, independent entity. Unless one was self-raised from birth in the wilderness as a solitary soul, then ideology is a collective, cultural force that is taught. Even if we were raised like Tarzan by the apes, we would share the values of the apes- or, less drastically, raised alone in a cave, it would be highly unlikely that our values would be very different from someone who valued nature, or survival, sun / moon /rain worshipping, etc. Ideologies are illu...
  • Dominant Ideologies In Soap Operas
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    Are soap operas radical television? Or do they merely support a dominant ideology under capitalism? Question Four Are soap operas radical television? Or do they merely support a dominant ideology under capitalism?" Vicki! I... I thought I heard your voice " Roy Lichtenstein; Vicki; 1964"Oh, Jeff... I love you, too... But " Roy Lichtenstein; I love you... but; 1964 Traditional soap opera dialogue is not unlike the pop-artist Roy Lichtenstein's stylized magnification of the commonplace in his sati...
  • Section Halm
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    Heinz Halm's "Shi'a Islam: From Religion to Revolution" In his 176-page volume, the leading German Islamist, Heinz Halm is able to trace the roots of the Iranian Revolution back throughout the history of the Shi " ism. Contrary to many western thinkers and Iranian militants, Halm feels as though Shi'i Islam's character was not inherently revolutionary, but that the transition to revolution marked a milestone and a watershed in the history of Shi'i thought and history. The title of his book, "Shi...
  • Revolutionary Ideology
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    The republican ideology is a facet of the social fabric of the colonial citizens of America that may, arguably, have had the greatest affect on the struggle for independence and the formation of a constitutional form of government in the United States. The birth of the republican ideology, while impossible to place an exact date on, or even month, can be traced back more than a decade before the Revolutionary War. It can also be argued that this social machine began to function as a result of ci...
  • Technological Solutions
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    The Ramifications of Green Political Thought According to Andrew Dobson The fundamental concept Andrew Dobson brings out in his novel Green Political Thought, is the revolutionary im-plications of ecologist. Dobson describes ecology as "deep green thinking". He asserts that ecologist is a distinctive political ideology, which is separate from environmentalism, just as liberal-ism, conservatism, and socialism are kept separate from one another. He further maintains that what sets ecologist apart ...
  • Productive Labor And Economic Relations
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    How convincing was the Marxist critique of the capitalist state? This next unit of theory is entitled 'Ideology and Discourse. ' The theorists we " re examining -- Althusser, Bakhtin, and Foucault -- are discussing how ideology works, and how ideologies construct subjects. All of these theorists are coming from a Marxist perspective, using ideas and terms developed in Marxist theory, though only Althusser actually claims to be a Marxist. So to start off, I want to talk a bit about some basic ide...
  • Malcolm X And Black Rage
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    West and Torgovnick: Manichean Ideologies Both Cornel West and Marianna De Marco Torgovnick discuss the idea of supremacy, Manichean theologies, and authoritarian behavior in their essays. However, they deal with these ideas differently and for different reasons. In Wests essay, Malcolm X and Black Rage, he explains Mal colm Xs views on how to transfer black rage in such a way that it would reject supremacy. In Torgovnicks essay, On Being White, Female, and Born in Bensonhurst, she writes how he...
  • Source Of Influence On Values And Beliefs
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    Thinking, Values, and Beliefs Essay written by O. Colton Ideology is a way of thinking that reflect the social needs and political doctrines of an individual or group. There are many different people and different circumstances this results in a variety of different ways of thinking, values and beliefs. Our ideology grows with us from childhood. From the moment you are born the family influence begins to impact your thought process. A child is like a sponge that absorbs ideas and beliefs. Belief...
  • Evident Aspect Of African American Family Ideology
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    US Family Structure: Colonial to Domestic Structure The ideals of an American household from the late 18th century to the late 19th century shifts from a colonial to a domestic family. This is partially due to the change in economic and social conditions. European immigrants and middle-class white families conform to the new ideal, while other groups, such as the Native Americans, Mexicans, and African Americans, choose to live in alternative family systems. The dominant class also outwardly exp...
  • Relation To The Ideology Of Marriage
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    3. Her husband the relater she preferred Before the Angel, and of him to ask Chose rather; he, she knew, would intermix Grateful digressions, and solve high dispute With conjugal caresses: from his lip Not words alone pleased her. O! when meet now Such pairs, in love and mutual honour joined? (John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book V ) Throughout literary history, from the biblical to the postmodern there is a recurrent ideology that continually appears, that of marriage. Whether the ideology of marri...
  • Rivalry Between Communist And Capitalist Ideologies
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    The Korean War took place between June 1950 and July 1953. Wither it is considered as a fight between 2 leaders Kim II and Syngman Rhee for the rise in power; the Korean War was highly influenced by the involvement of external countries. This; combined with the rivalry between communist and capitalist ideologies led to the development of the only unique armed confrontation within all the Cold War era. Korea by 1950 was divided by the 38th parallel between the communist north, led by Kim II and t...
  • Ideology Of Gender Roles Through Her Writing
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    The ideology of something is a lived experience and isn't categorized as true or false for it is always true since it is lived. Ideologies are used to obscure the structures of domination. As quoted by Terry Eagleton in "Marxism and Literary Criticism:" 'superstructure' are certain forms of law and politics, a certain kind of state, whose essential function is to legitimate the power of the social class which owns the means of economic production, it also consists of certain 'definite forms of s...
  • Dominant Ideologies
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    Ideology The neutral and general working definition of ideology is a system of beliefs and characteristics of a class or group, which constitutes their group consciousness. Sometimes referred to by Marxists as a false consciousness. Gramsci says this is open to resistance and interpretation. Marx also states that the ideas of the dominant class or group are promoted as universal but actually work against the interests of inferior groups. (Power and resistance in media lecture) One of the key fea...
  • Liberals Ideology
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    How far do liberal democrats and Marxists agree on their views on ideology? Any comprehensive and mutually consistent set of ideas by which a social group makes sense of the world may be referred to as an ideology. Otherwise, an ideology is a set of ideas providing the basis for political action. This means that in order for an ideology to function properly, and not be a mere philosophy or kind of dogma, three main concepts must exist: an account of existing society, a vision of a future good so...
  • Political Ideologies And Cultures
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    Political ideologies and cultures are some of the most important aspects of our nation. They shape the way our nation thinks and, accordingly, acts. Political Ideology is dynamic and political culture is static. This will seem quite apparent when the definitions and related examples are explained in postdating paragraphs. The ideologies of a Liberal or Conservative mindset will be clarified, as well as defined, below. Political ideology is a certain set of ideals or principles dealing with a nat...

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