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  • Communism In Russia
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    Are We Familiar With Communism Enough The most devastating social order of the modern society is communism. From its founders Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, who gave communism its philosophical meanings, to Vladimir Ili Lewin (Lenin), who gave it power after the October revolution in 1917, until today the communism hasn t changed its primary meaning and the ideology. World War II, the Cold War, the war in Vietnam, Korea, Afghanistan, and most recent one in Bosnia, the starvation and poverty thro...
  • Communication At The Group Decision
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    Discuss The Impact Of Computer-mediated Communication On Group Decision-making". This essay will explore the impact of computer-mediated communication on group decision-making. It will examine one good example of this at Xerox PARC, and also consider such diverse areas as electronic interviews and virtual meetings; finally outlining possible outcomes in the future. A successful company needs to move with the times, and adapt itself to new challenges and potential opportunities in the future. One...
  • Rubin's Explanation For The Differences In Communication
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    "The whole goddamn business of what you " re calling intimacy bugs the hell out of me. I never know what you women mean when you talk about it. Karen complains that I don't talk to her, but it's not talk she wants, it's some other damn thing, only I don't know what the hell it is!" This quote from a man interviewed by Lillian Rubin is the perfect example of the differences in communication between men and women. These differences in communication methods of women and men are born of a complex in...
  • More Stable Communities
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    Argument-based Homicide in America Feeling alienated by fellow classmates, two students at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO who referred to themselves as the Trench Coat Mafia went on a rampant killing spree which took the lives of themselves, twelve other students and one teacher (Obmascik 1). This incident caused an immediate plea for more socially responsible communities, assuming that greater moral values would curb the likelihood of these argument-related homicides. This relies on the...
  • Communal Societies In The World
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    By: Mike Kerbe Mike Kerbe U.S. History to 1876 Professor Giai mis October 8, 1999 History of the Amana Communes With the new found land of north America, Europeans saw a chance to apply their hopes and dreams of a perfect Utopian society. They saw an opportunity to raise communities of so called 'utopian societies' that they could not create in their already ruled land of Europe. While there would be Utopian experiments is Europe -like the Paris commune and the Fourierism Planes, it would only b...
  • Members Of The Community
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    Salem's deteriorating social structure results in the murders of many innocent individuals. The Crucible deals with a community that is superficially knit tightly, however. Once the accusations of witchery begin, fear and suspicion sweep the town like a wild fire. When hysteria and hidden agendas break down the social structure, honesty cannot be trusted. Isolation from any other group of people with different beliefs creates a society that isn't able to accept a lot of change. The church is aga...
  • Liberty And Community
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    The distinctive attributes of our democracy have been individual liberty since the independence of America came about in the seventeenth century. No other aspect is so significant to America's reflection of itself. Such freedoms and rights are the sole causes of impacting events in our nation, from new European settlers to the construction of our Constitution. However, the argumentative standpoint of political theorist Alan Brinkley points out that although such liberty has been "central to our ...
  • Views On The Role Of Nonverbal Communication
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    The ability to communicate with one another is of paramount importance to the success of the human race (Hartley, 1999). Communication is a dynamic process with the interacting components of sending and receiving information. Nonverbal cues may provide clarity or contradiction for a message being sent (Dunn, 1998). This is not to say that nonverbal forms of communication merely provide a modem of clarity for verbal communication, they can, and do, stand alone (Krauss et al, 1995). Facial express...
  • Personal Communication With Other Co Workers
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    Organizational Communication Organizational Communication is probably the most important type of interpersonal communication a person has to perform in his or her adult life. Communicating with others in the work environment is a process that can not be looked at as a small one, but as a very complex and of utmost significance to a person's life as a whole. We all know communication is a key factor in everyone's life, and communicating in the work place is just a larger key for cultural expectan...
  • Transmutation Of Community Into Social Network
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    In the article, "The Community Question Re-Evaluated", the author Barry Wellman suggests that the change in nature of community is inevitable. Many people are stressful about changes their communities are going through such as loneliness, alienation leading to a "war of all against all". They would often compare their modern times community to of their pre-industrial predecessors. However, inhabitants of contemporary societies should have less to worry about than their ancestors with 'respect to...
  • Interaction By Technologies Of Communication
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    We live in an age of communication. Communication is the problem and the opportunity addressed by a great deal of technology design and development. But because communication is an interpersonal and a social phenomenon, technology issues must be approached with a particular appreciation of human and social factors. The organization of societies today requires effective global communication between diverse and far-flung social and cultural systems. Only through technical mediation are we able to ...
  • Social Communication
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    How The Sexes Communicate With One Another It has been my own personal experience that men and women communicate differently. This is especially true when put into the context of communication between the two sexes. During my lifetime I have been witness to the different ways in which men and women communicate, and I have decided that communication between the two sexes can be further broken down into types and / or reasons for communication. These types of communication are Professional, Occasi...
  • Making Transportation Decisions
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    Transportation affects every aspect of our lives and daily routine, including where we live, work, play, shop, go to school, etc. It has a profound impact on residential patterns, industrial growth, and physical and social mobility. Roads, highways, freeways and mass transit systems do not spring up out of thin air. They are planned. Someone makes a conscious decision to locate freeways, bus stops, and train stations where they are built. Transportation is no less a civil rights and quality of l...
  • Socialism And Karl Marx
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    Socialism Socialism is a type of economic system, a political movement, and asocial theory. Socialism is based on the idea that governments should own and control a nation's resources rather than individuals. Socialism was first used to describe opposition to the free enterprise and market economies. The Industrial Revolution was the cause of many social problems. Long work hours, low pay, and poor working conditions caused Americans to first consider socialism. With government involvement in bu...
  • Action For Social Justice
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    Accomplishments in social justice by social work pioneers are studied, but these people are treated as awe-inspiring individuals, not necessarily people that are possible to aspire to become. Graduate level studies often offer a micro (clinical) concentration or a macro (community organization, economic development) concentration. If we are ethically mandate to work at both levels, why are they separate specializations? It is presented as an option, not as an obligation. In a profession that is ...
  • Community Policing Role Of The Community Police Officer
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    Community policing is defined as any method of policing that includes a police officer assigned to the same area, meeting and working with the residents and business people who live and work in the beat area. The citizens and police work together to identify the problems of the area and to collaborate in workable resolutions of the problems. Moving neighborhoods and communities toward solving their own problems, and encouraging citizens to help and look out for each other. To be successful, comm...
  • Community Development And Social Community Action
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    Community Development A Community can be defined as a group of people who dont just live in the same area, but also share the same interests, experiences and often concerns about the area in which they live. Often when individuals have lived in a street or area for a while they become familiar with each other and the issues surrounding them. Children often attend the same schools and in many cases grow up together, again sharing the similar experiences. In some instances adults may work together...
  • African American Communities
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    Could one ever imagine a world where a small percentage of people do not dominate in the cooperate world but every individual, even an African American, is practically equal? Could one imagine a world where Bill Gates' worth is as much as the poorest African American individual? Could one ever imagine a world where African Americans would benefit and be instrumental as much as other races in the economy? There would be no dominate individual or race, but the nation will be stronger and the econo...
  • Sense Of Community 1 3
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    Sense of Community in Web Environment Master's thesis April 2001 Abstract The study of social phenomena in the World Wide Web has been rather fragmentary, and there is no coherent, reseach-based theory about sense of community in Web environment. Sense of community means part of one's self-concept that has to do with perceiving oneself belonging to, and feeling affinity to a certain social grouping. The present study aimed to find evidence for sense of community in Web environment, and specifica...
  • Shared Framework Of Core Beliefs And Values
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    The concept of community concerns a particularly constituted set of social relationships based on something, which the participants have in common- usually a common sense of identity. The political and social theory of "communitarianism" was appropriated by a small group of mainly American social scientists, linked by a common hostility to the philosophies of liberalism and libertarianism. Liberalism is usually seen as the dominant ideology of Western democracies, with its' roots in Enlightenmen...

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